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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Engineer
Rank 383 401 386
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 58 50 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 58 49 54
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £50,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
20849 20546 22294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.41% 94.88% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16807 16500 19440
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Surrey +2 18 £37,500 -28.57%
Hampshire - 16 £35,000 -
West Sussex +10 13 £26,500 -44.21%
Berkshire -7 9 £50,000 -18.36% 1
Oxfordshire -9 6 £50,000 -20.00%
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 108 (99.08%) Software Engineering
3 67 (61.47%) Spring
4 56 (51.38%) J2EE
5 46 (42.20%) XML
6 43 (39.45%) SQL
7 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (31.19%) HTML
8 34 (31.19%) Web Services
9 28 (25.69%) Servlets
9 28 (25.69%) Degree
10 25 (22.94%) JSP
10 25 (22.94%) Oracle
11 24 (22.02%) UML
11 24 (22.02%) TDD
11 24 (22.02%) MVC
12 23 (21.10%) Linux
12 23 (21.10%) JavaScript
13 22 (20.18%) Ajax
13 22 (20.18%) RESTful
14 21 (19.27%) Tomcat
15 20 (18.35%) OO
15 20 (18.35%) MySQL
16 19 (17.43%) Spring MVC
17 17 (15.60%) Eclipse
17 17 (15.60%) Open Source
18 16 (14.68%) Hibernate
18 16 (14.68%) JDBC
18 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (13.76%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 21 (19.27%) Tomcat
2 10 (9.17%) WebLogic
2 10 (9.17%) Node.js
3 9 (8.26%) JBoss
4 8 (7.34%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.83%) Confluence
5 2 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.92%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) SaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) LDAP
2 4 (3.67%) HTTP
3 3 (2.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) MPLS
4 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.92%) SDH
4 1 (0.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) MySQL
2 10 (9.17%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.34%) Big Data
4 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.75%) SQLite
6 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.83%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.92%) Redis
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.92%) DB2
8 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Eclipse
2 9 (8.26%) SoapUI
3 8 (7.34%) Subversion
3 8 (7.34%) JIRA
4 7 (6.42%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.42%) Maven
5 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.75%) Redmine
6 3 (2.75%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.83%) JUnit
8 1 (0.92%) Ant
8 1 (0.92%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.92%) PyUnit
8 1 (0.92%) Hudson
General
1 12 (11.01%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.59%) French Language
4 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (61.47%) Spring
2 56 (51.38%) J2EE
3 46 (42.20%) XML
4 34 (31.19%) Web Services
4 34 (31.19%) HTML
5 28 (25.69%) Servlets
6 25 (22.94%) JSP
7 22 (20.18%) Ajax
7 22 (20.18%) RESTful
8 19 (17.43%) Spring MVC
9 16 (14.68%) Hibernate
9 16 (14.68%) JDBC
10 15 (13.76%) SOAP
11 13 (11.93%) CSS
11 13 (11.93%) JSON
11 13 (11.93%) jQuery
12 12 (11.01%) Java EE
12 12 (11.01%) JMS
12 12 (11.01%) WSDL
13 10 (9.17%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Open Source
2 14 (12.84%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.93%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.50%) GIS
5 5 (4.59%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.92%) DTV
8 1 (0.92%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.75%) Android
3 3 (2.75%) UNIX
3 3 (2.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (99.08%) Software Engineering
2 37 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.02%) TDD
3 24 (22.02%) UML
3 24 (22.02%) MVC
4 20 (18.35%) OO
5 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.76%) BDD
6 15 (13.76%) Integration Testing
6 15 (13.76%) Scrum
7 14 (12.84%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.17%) Web Development
8 10 (9.17%) Software Architecture
9 9 (8.26%) Refactoring
9 9 (8.26%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.34%) User Stories
11 6 (5.50%) OOP
12 5 (4.59%) Information Security
13 4 (3.67%) Web Design
14 3 (2.75%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 109 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (39.45%) SQL
3 23 (21.10%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.26%) XPath
5 7 (6.42%) C++
6 5 (4.59%) AspectJ
7 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.67%) Perl
7 4 (3.67%) Python
7 4 (3.67%) C
7 4 (3.67%) C#
8 3 (2.75%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.92%) XQuery
9 1 (0.92%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (25.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) PCI DSS
2 9 (8.26%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Oracle
2 7 (6.42%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.83%) VMware
3 2 (1.83%) CA
4 1 (0.92%) Informatica
4 1 (0.92%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) Cramer