The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2356 2370 2834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.60% 10.94% 12.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.19% 22.34% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1956 2029 2505
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,600 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,795
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.94%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10617 10608 11601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.75% 48.98% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8969 9320 10373
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Java
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Java Salary Trend in the South East

Java
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in the South East

Java
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(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
Surrey +4 662 £45,000 -5.26% 61
Berkshire -8 494 £50,000 +6.95% 54
Hampshire -8 384 £42,500 - 43
Buckinghamshire -2 196 £40,750 +1.87% 19
East Sussex -3 180 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Oxfordshire -4 175 £46,750 +3.88% 28
West Sussex -5 134 £45,000 +8.43% 19
Kent 0 78 £46,250 +15.62% 9
Middlesex +14 57 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Thames Valley +7 13 £77,500 +37.77%
Sussex +4 3 £42,500 +27.39% 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £57,500 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 1841 (36.42%) SQL
2 1656 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 1516 (29.99%) HTML
4 1308 (25.88%) Linux
5 1242 (24.57%) Degree
6 1216 (24.06%) Oracle
7 1137 (22.49%) CSS
8 1122 (22.20%) .NET
9 1118 (22.12%) XML
10 1105 (21.86%) Spring
11 1101 (21.78%) C#
12 1029 (20.36%) Software Engineering
13 1010 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
14 953 (18.85%) C++
15 945 (18.69%) J2EE
16 943 (18.65%) Web Services
17 785 (15.53%) Computer Science
18 746 (14.76%) OO
19 744 (14.72%) MySQL
20 734 (14.52%) Finance
21 719 (14.22%) SQL Server
22 690 (13.65%) Hibernate
23 652 (12.90%) Windows
24 619 (12.25%) jQuery
25 590 (11.67%) UNIX
26 571 (11.30%) C
27 562 (11.12%) MVC
28 542 (10.72%) PHP
29 528 (10.45%) Tomcat
30 527 (10.43%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 528 (10.45%) Tomcat
2 361 (7.14%) Apache
3 242 (4.79%) WebSphere
4 172 (3.40%) WebLogic
5 123 (2.43%) IIS
6 112 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
7 85 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 79 (1.56%) Node.js
9 75 (1.48%) Apache Solr
10 66 (1.31%) Apache ServiceMix
11 58 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
12 57 (1.13%) NetWeaver
13 50 (0.99%) CMS
14 45 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 43 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
16 36 (0.71%) Drupal
17 33 (0.65%) FileNet
18 31 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
19 28 (0.55%) Jetty
20 26 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 237 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 56 (1.11%) MS Office
3 32 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.22%) MS Project
8 8 (0.16%) SPSS
9 6 (0.12%) ArcView
10 5 (0.099%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.079%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.059%) Maya
13 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.020%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 57 (1.13%) Magento
2 35 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 28 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 21 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
5 20 (0.40%) SAP BPC
6 19 (0.38%) Maximo
6 19 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 18 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
7 18 (0.36%) WebTrends
8 16 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
9 13 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 12 (0.24%) SAP CRM
11 11 (0.22%) Retail-J
12 10 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
14 5 (0.099%) Oracle iProcurement
14 5 (0.099%) CSG Singleview
14 5 (0.099%) Oracle Receivables
14 5 (0.099%) Oracle E-Business Tax
15 4 (0.079%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 116 (2.29%) SaaS
2 71 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.57%) GitHub
4 27 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.49%) Force.com
5 25 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (0.42%) Basecamp
7 20 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
8 13 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.18%) PaaS
10 8 (0.16%) Google Apps
10 8 (0.16%) Office 365
11 7 (0.14%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.12%) IaaS
13 5 (0.099%) ElastiCache
13 5 (0.099%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.040%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.040%) Heroku
15 1 (0.020%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 268 (5.30%) HTTP
2 240 (4.75%) Internet
3 194 (3.84%) TCP/IP
4 108 (2.14%) DNS
5 86 (1.70%) LDAP
6 73 (1.44%) SAN
6 73 (1.44%) SSL
7 61 (1.21%) Firewall
8 54 (1.07%) FTP
9 44 (0.87%) CTI
10 33 (0.65%) SMTP
10 33 (0.65%) VoIP
11 30 (0.59%) Broadband
12 28 (0.55%) DHCP
13 22 (0.44%) SS7
14 20 (0.40%) Wireshark
14 20 (0.40%) Ethernet
14 20 (0.40%) 3G
15 18 (0.36%) INAP
16 17 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 744 (14.72%) MySQL
2 719 (14.22%) SQL Server
3 393 (7.77%) Relational Database
4 259 (5.12%) Oracle Database
5 249 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
6 226 (4.47%) Big Data
7 202 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 185 (3.66%) RDBMS
9 184 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 124 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
11 109 (2.16%) MongoDB
12 105 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
13 101 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 89 (1.76%) DB2
15 82 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
15 82 (1.62%) HBase
16 64 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
17 63 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 53 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
19 49 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 400 (7.91%) Eclipse
2 374 (7.40%) Subversion
3 372 (7.36%) Maven
4 358 (7.08%) Git (software)
5 307 (6.07%) JUnit
6 302 (5.97%) Selenium
7 226 (4.47%) Jenkins
8 225 (4.45%) Ant
9 164 (3.24%) JIRA
10 138 (2.73%) Visual Studio
11 134 (2.65%) WebDriver
12 114 (2.26%) TestNG
13 99 (1.96%) Mockito
14 80 (1.58%) JMeter
15 61 (1.21%) QuickTest Pro
16 53 (1.05%) Hudson
17 49 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
18 46 (0.91%) DbUnit
19 45 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
19 45 (0.89%) YourKit
General
1 734 (14.52%) Finance
2 287 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 180 (3.56%) Marketing
4 143 (2.83%) Banking
4 143 (2.83%) Retail
5 79 (1.56%) Publishing
6 78 (1.54%) Legal
7 56 (1.11%) Advertising
8 52 (1.03%) Electronics
9 42 (0.83%) French Language
10 41 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 35 (0.69%) Military
12 28 (0.55%) Billing
13 26 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 24 (0.47%) Automotive
15 20 (0.40%) Games
15 20 (0.40%) Multimedia
16 17 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 17 (0.34%) Investment Banking
17 16 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2805 (55.49%) Developer
2 1427 (28.23%) Java Developer
3 592 (11.71%) Senior Developer
4 478 (9.46%) Analyst
5 465 (9.20%) Software Engineer
6 412 (8.15%) Software Developer
7 373 (7.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 276 (5.46%) Web Developer
9 271 (5.36%) Consultant
10 240 (4.75%) Architect
11 207 (4.09%) Programmer
12 193 (3.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 190 (3.76%) Graduate
14 158 (3.13%) Junior
15 151 (2.99%) Tester
16 139 (2.75%) C# Developer
17 126 (2.49%) .NET Developer
18 124 (2.45%) Java Software Engineer
19 123 (2.43%) Junior Developer
20 119 (2.35%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1516 (29.99%) HTML
2 1137 (22.49%) CSS
3 1122 (22.20%) .NET
4 1118 (22.12%) XML
5 1105 (21.86%) Spring
6 945 (18.69%) J2EE
7 943 (18.65%) Web Services
8 690 (13.65%) Hibernate
9 619 (12.25%) jQuery
10 442 (8.74%) JSP
11 380 (7.52%) SOAP
12 343 (6.79%) Ajax
13 299 (5.91%) ASP.NET
14 283 (5.60%) HTML5
15 239 (4.73%) Struts
16 231 (4.57%) JSON
17 220 (4.35%) JDBC
18 216 (4.27%) XSLT
19 212 (4.19%) Servlets
20 196 (3.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 785 (15.53%) Computer Science
2 338 (6.69%) Mathematics
3 298 (5.90%) Open Source
4 181 (3.58%) Mobile App
5 168 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
6 146 (2.89%) Social Media
7 134 (2.65%) Physics
8 71 (1.40%) Management Information System
9 65 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 55 (1.09%) Data Integration
10 55 (1.09%) iPad
11 50 (0.99%) Visualisation
12 48 (0.95%) Clustering
13 44 (0.87%) Kindle
14 42 (0.83%) Smartphone
15 40 (0.79%) Statistics
16 39 (0.77%) RIA
16 39 (0.77%) Life Science
17 31 (0.61%) VHDL
18 29 (0.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1308 (25.88%) Linux
2 652 (12.90%) Windows
3 590 (11.67%) UNIX
4 258 (5.10%) Android
5 199 (3.94%) Apple iOS
6 114 (2.26%) Solaris
7 97 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 76 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 64 (1.27%) CentOS
10 63 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 50 (0.99%) AIX
12 46 (0.91%) Debian
13 35 (0.69%) Mac OS X
14 28 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
15 21 (0.42%) Windows Phone
16 19 (0.38%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
18 13 (0.26%) Windows 7
18 13 (0.26%) HPUX
19 11 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1029 (20.36%) Software Engineering
2 1010 (19.98%) Agile Software Development
3 746 (14.76%) OO
4 562 (11.12%) MVC
5 527 (10.43%) Scrum
6 525 (10.39%) TDD
7 422 (8.35%) SOA
8 395 (7.81%) E-Commerce
9 375 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
10 319 (6.31%) Web Development
10 319 (6.31%) Project Management
11 282 (5.58%) Unit Testing
12 248 (4.91%) UML
13 240 (4.75%) Test Automation
14 232 (4.59%) Multithreading
15 212 (4.19%) BDD
16 193 (3.82%) Software Testing
17 174 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
18 158 (3.13%) Waterfall
19 154 (3.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1841 (36.42%) SQL
2 1656 (32.76%) JavaScript
3 1101 (21.78%) C#
4 953 (18.85%) C++
5 571 (11.30%) C
6 542 (10.72%) PHP
7 483 (9.55%) Python
8 291 (5.76%) PL/SQL
9 270 (5.34%) Perl
10 200 (3.96%) Ruby
11 168 (3.32%) VB
12 147 (2.91%) Shell Script
13 128 (2.53%) VB.NET
14 120 (2.37%) Bash Shell
15 114 (2.26%) Scala
16 104 (2.06%) Objective-C
17 103 (2.04%) Groovy
18 90 (1.78%) T-SQL
19 54 (1.07%) MATLAB
20 50 (0.99%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1242 (24.57%) Degree
2 347 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 181 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 107 (2.12%) ISEB
5 65 (1.29%) ISTQB
6 64 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 53 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 50 (0.99%) PhD
9 49 (0.97%) Sun Certification
10 47 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
11 28 (0.55%) OCPJP
12 23 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 16 (0.32%) Postgraduate
14 13 (0.26%) OCMJD
15 12 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
16 10 (0.20%) OCP
16 10 (0.20%) CISSP
17 9 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (0.18%) CITP
17 9 (0.18%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 341 (6.75%) QA
2 69 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 25 (0.49%) HL7
4 17 (0.34%) SLA
5 13 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.14%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.079%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.059%) COBIT
11 2 (0.040%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.020%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (0.95%) NFS
3 29 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.40%) Samba
4 20 (0.40%) Postfix
5 13 (0.26%) vSphere
6 11 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.16%) Xen
7 8 (0.16%) vCloud
7 8 (0.16%) HDFS
8 6 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.079%) KVM
10 4 (0.079%) IMail Server
11 3 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.059%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.040%) zsh
12 2 (0.040%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 110 (2.18%) Puppet
2 50 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 42 (0.83%) Nagios
4 37 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (0.38%) Ansible
6 18 (0.36%) Munin
7 11 (0.22%) Cacti
8 9 (0.18%) logstash
9 8 (0.16%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.14%) collectd
10 7 (0.14%) StatsD
10 7 (0.14%) Salt
10 7 (0.14%) Netcool
11 6 (0.12%) OpenView
11 6 (0.12%) Control-M
11 6 (0.12%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.12%) Icinga
12 5 (0.099%) Ganglia
12 5 (0.099%) Graylog2
13 4 (0.079%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1216 (24.06%) Oracle
2 398 (7.87%) Microsoft
3 256 (5.06%) JBoss
4 186 (3.68%) SAP
5 147 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 112 (2.22%) IBM
7 101 (2.00%) Google
8 85 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 83 (1.64%) VMware
10 80 (1.58%) hybris
11 60 (1.19%) Sun
12 54 (1.07%) TIBCO
13 42 (0.83%) HP
14 38 (0.75%) Adobe
15 34 (0.67%) ATG
16 33 (0.65%) JD Edwards
17 32 (0.63%) ILOG
18 30 (0.59%) Lotus
18 30 (0.59%) Business Objects
19 28 (0.55%) Citrix
Richmond, Surrey
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum + £5k shift allowance, 12% bo
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benfits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Steria
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Steria
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 10 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
KDR
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension+ 26 days+ Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago