The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Engineer
Rank 370 376 384
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 68 66 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 57 62 59
Average salary £42,500 £53,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.93% +34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
Java Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19601 21628 21215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.13% 94.78% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15851 17539 17558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the South East region.

Java Software Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Java Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Java Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +26 27 £26,500 -31.61%
Berkshire +15 18 £45,000 +38.46%
Surrey +20 16 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £42,500 +49.12%
East Sussex +9 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Oxfordshire -1 4 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Java Software Engineer
England

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Java Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Software Engineer in their job title.

1 128 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (92.97%) Software Engineering
3 60 (46.88%) Web Development
4 58 (45.31%) Spring
4 58 (45.31%) Ajax
4 58 (45.31%) JavaScript
5 56 (43.75%) jQuery
6 51 (39.84%) MySQL
6 51 (39.84%) Linux
7 49 (38.28%) Servlets
8 48 (37.50%) JSP
8 48 (37.50%) MVC
9 47 (36.72%) Apache
10 44 (34.38%) Tomcat
10 44 (34.38%) JSON
11 42 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (32.81%) XML
12 37 (28.91%) HTML
13 35 (27.34%) Open Source
14 34 (26.56%) Spring MVC
14 34 (26.56%) J2EE
15 33 (25.78%) Telecoms
16 32 (25.00%) Red Hat
16 32 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 32 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (21.88%) JUnit
17 28 (21.88%) Degree
18 27 (21.09%) SOA
19 25 (19.53%) Web Services
19 25 (19.53%) CSS

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Java Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (36.72%) Apache
2 44 (34.38%) Tomcat
3 22 (17.19%) WebSphere
4 20 (15.63%) JBoss
5 16 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 14 (10.94%) Node.js
7 6 (4.69%) Jetty
8 4 (3.13%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.78%) Confluence
9 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.28%) SaaS
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.03%) LDAP
2 7 (5.47%) HTTP
3 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (39.84%) MySQL
2 12 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 12 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.91%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.91%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.13%) CouchDB
6 4 (3.13%) Couchbase
6 4 (3.13%) JasperReports
6 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.78%) DB2
7 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 28 (21.88%) JUnit
2 21 (16.41%) Git (software)
3 19 (14.84%) Ant
3 19 (14.84%) Selenium
4 17 (13.28%) JIRA
4 17 (13.28%) Eclipse
5 9 (7.03%) Subversion
6 6 (4.69%) jMock
6 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.69%) Maven
7 4 (3.13%) EasyMock
7 4 (3.13%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.13%) DbUnit
7 4 (3.13%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.13%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (25.78%) Telecoms
2 16 (12.50%) Finance
3 7 (5.47%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.47%) Games
4 5 (3.91%) French Language
5 4 (3.13%) Electronics
6 3 (2.34%) Retail
7 2 (1.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (45.31%) Spring
1 58 (45.31%) Ajax
2 56 (43.75%) jQuery
3 49 (38.28%) Servlets
4 48 (37.50%) JSP
5 44 (34.38%) JSON
6 42 (32.81%) XML
7 37 (28.91%) HTML
8 34 (26.56%) Spring MVC
8 34 (26.56%) J2EE
9 32 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (19.53%) Web Services
10 25 (19.53%) CSS
11 18 (14.06%) HTML5
11 18 (14.06%) AngularJS
12 16 (12.50%) Hibernate
13 15 (11.72%) Struts
13 15 (11.72%) JMS
13 15 (11.72%) CSS3
13 15 (11.72%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.34%) Open Source
2 23 (17.97%) Computer Science
3 19 (14.84%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (12.50%) GIS
5 5 (3.91%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.34%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.56%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.56%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.56%) MPEG
7 2 (1.56%) DTV
8 1 (0.78%) Life Science
8 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (39.84%) Linux
2 32 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.25%) Android
3 8 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.91%) UNIX
5 4 (3.13%) Windows
6 3 (2.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (92.97%) Software Engineering
2 60 (46.88%) Web Development
3 48 (37.50%) MVC
4 42 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (21.09%) SOA
6 24 (18.75%) UML
7 22 (17.19%) OOP
7 22 (17.19%) OO
8 15 (11.72%) Mobile Development
9 11 (8.59%) Scrum
10 7 (5.47%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.69%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (4.69%) OOD
12 5 (3.91%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (3.91%) Software Architecture
12 5 (3.91%) Multithreading
13 4 (3.13%) Microservices
13 4 (3.13%) TDD
13 4 (3.13%) Pair Programming
13 4 (3.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 128 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (45.31%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.84%) SQL
4 18 (14.06%) Ruby
5 16 (12.50%) Python
6 15 (11.72%) PHP
7 7 (5.47%) C++
8 5 (3.91%) AspectJ
9 4 (3.13%) XPath
9 4 (3.13%) C
10 3 (2.34%) Go
11 1 (0.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (21.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.69%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (7.81%) SAP
3 9 (7.03%) Oracle
4 6 (4.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.78%) CA
5 1 (0.78%) VMware
5 1 (0.78%) Splunk
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