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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2264 2312 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.32% 10.92% 12.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.03% 22.38% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1870 1989 2451
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
10276 10331 11552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 46.85% 48.78% 50.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8603 9110 10308
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +5 583 £47,500 - 78
Berkshire -11 502 £50,000 +1.01% 62
Hampshire -6 390 £42,500 -5.55% 49
East Sussex +5 183 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Oxfordshire -2 174 £47,500 +14.45% 25
Buckinghamshire +3 172 £41,500 -2.35% 26
West Sussex -11 121 £43,750 +3.55% 9
Kent +2 77 £45,000 +14.64% 8
Middlesex +7 56 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Thames Valley - 7 £77,500 -
M4 Corridor - 3 £70,000 -
Sussex -2 2 - -
Home Counties +7 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1801 (36.25%) SQL
2 1692 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
3 1615 (32.51%) JavaScript
4 1490 (29.99%) HTML
5 1308 (26.33%) Linux
6 1239 (24.94%) Degree
7 1183 (23.81%) Oracle
8 1115 (22.44%) CSS
9 1082 (21.78%) XML
10 1065 (21.44%) C#
11 1050 (21.14%) Spring
12 1032 (20.77%) Software Engineering
13 1016 (20.45%) .NET
14 926 (18.64%) Web Services
15 922 (18.56%) J2EE
16 914 (18.40%) C++
17 789 (15.88%) Computer Science
18 755 (15.20%) OO
19 736 (14.81%) MySQL
20 693 (13.95%) Finance
21 685 (13.79%) SQL Server
22 682 (13.73%) Hibernate
23 628 (12.64%) Windows
24 615 (12.38%) jQuery
25 586 (11.80%) UNIX
26 559 (11.25%) MVC
27 544 (10.95%) C
28 538 (10.83%) Tomcat
29 523 (10.53%) Scrum
30 519 (10.45%) PHP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 538 (10.83%) Tomcat
2 358 (7.21%) Apache
3 203 (4.09%) WebSphere
4 172 (3.46%) WebLogic
5 116 (2.33%) IIS
6 91 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 84 (1.69%) SharePoint
8 80 (1.61%) Apache Solr
9 75 (1.51%) Node.js
10 64 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
11 59 (1.19%) Oracle Service Bus
12 55 (1.11%) NetWeaver
13 53 (1.07%) CMS
14 48 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 36 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
16 31 (0.62%) Jetty
17 29 (0.58%) Drupal
18 25 (0.50%) nginx
19 24 (0.48%) Confluence
20 23 (0.46%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 240 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 44 (0.89%) MS Office
3 29 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.26%) MS Project
6 11 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.16%) SPSS
9 6 (0.12%) ArcView
10 5 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.040%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.020%) Maya
13 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.020%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 50 (1.01%) Magento
2 34 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
3 26 (0.52%) Google Analytics
4 20 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
5 18 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.36%) Maximo
5 18 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (0.34%) SAP BPC
7 16 (0.32%) WebTrends
8 13 (0.26%) Retail-J
9 11 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 9 (0.18%) SAP CRM
11 8 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
12 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.081%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.081%) SAP FI
13 4 (0.081%) SAP FI/CO
13 4 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (0.081%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 121 (2.44%) SaaS
2 64 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.54%) Force.com
4 26 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (0.46%) GitHub
7 21 (0.42%) Basecamp
8 15 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.22%) PaaS
11 10 (0.20%) Office 365
12 8 (0.16%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.14%) IaaS
14 5 (0.10%) Google Apps
14 5 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.10%) ElastiCache
15 2 (0.040%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.040%) Heroku
16 1 (0.020%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.020%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 282 (5.68%) HTTP
2 245 (4.93%) Internet
3 177 (3.56%) TCP/IP
4 102 (2.05%) DNS
5 89 (1.79%) LDAP
6 73 (1.47%) SAN
7 72 (1.45%) SSL
8 60 (1.21%) Firewall
9 53 (1.07%) FTP
10 49 (0.99%) CTI
11 36 (0.72%) SMTP
11 36 (0.72%) VoIP
12 35 (0.70%) Broadband
13 29 (0.58%) DHCP
14 23 (0.46%) 3G
15 22 (0.44%) Ethernet
16 21 (0.42%) Wireless
17 19 (0.38%) SS7
18 18 (0.36%) Wireshark
19 17 (0.34%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 736 (14.81%) MySQL
2 685 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 392 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 253 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
5 241 (4.85%) Oracle Database
6 211 (4.25%) Big Data
7 190 (3.82%) Hadoop
8 180 (3.62%) NoSQL
9 170 (3.42%) RDBMS
10 118 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 99 (1.99%) MongoDB
12 97 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 90 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
14 82 (1.65%) HBase
15 79 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
16 66 (1.33%) DB2
17 63 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
18 62 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 61 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
20 51 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 376 (7.57%) Maven
2 369 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 364 (7.33%) Eclipse
4 363 (7.31%) Subversion
5 312 (6.28%) JUnit
6 305 (6.14%) Selenium
7 235 (4.73%) Jenkins
8 215 (4.33%) Ant
9 172 (3.46%) JIRA
10 141 (2.84%) WebDriver
11 133 (2.68%) Visual Studio
12 115 (2.31%) TestNG
13 107 (2.15%) Mockito
14 83 (1.67%) JMeter
15 67 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
16 61 (1.23%) Hudson
17 50 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
18 49 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
19 48 (0.97%) DbUnit
20 44 (0.89%) YourKit
General
1 693 (13.95%) Finance
2 291 (5.86%) Telecoms
3 172 (3.46%) Marketing
4 137 (2.76%) Banking
5 130 (2.62%) Retail
6 82 (1.65%) Publishing
7 75 (1.51%) Legal
8 58 (1.17%) Advertising
9 49 (0.99%) Electronics
10 43 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 42 (0.85%) French Language
12 32 (0.64%) Military
13 29 (0.58%) Billing
14 22 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.44%) Automotive
15 20 (0.40%) Aerospace
16 19 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 19 (0.38%) Games
17 17 (0.34%) Front Office
18 15 (0.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2744 (55.23%) Developer
2 1420 (28.58%) Java Developer
3 571 (11.49%) Senior Developer
4 481 (9.68%) Analyst
5 451 (9.08%) Software Engineer
6 394 (7.93%) Software Developer
7 371 (7.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 281 (5.66%) Web Developer
9 247 (4.97%) Consultant
10 221 (4.45%) Architect
11 204 (4.11%) Programmer
12 194 (3.90%) Graduate
13 185 (3.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 159 (3.20%) Junior
15 150 (3.02%) Tester
16 128 (2.58%) Junior Developer
17 125 (2.52%) Senior Software Engineer
18 124 (2.50%) C# Developer
19 123 (2.48%) .NET Developer
20 122 (2.46%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1490 (29.99%) HTML
2 1115 (22.44%) CSS
3 1082 (21.78%) XML
4 1050 (21.14%) Spring
5 1016 (20.45%) .NET
6 926 (18.64%) Web Services
7 922 (18.56%) J2EE
8 682 (13.73%) Hibernate
9 615 (12.38%) jQuery
10 438 (8.82%) JSP
11 376 (7.57%) SOAP
12 328 (6.60%) Ajax
13 290 (5.84%) HTML5
14 266 (5.35%) ASP.NET
15 226 (4.55%) Struts
15 226 (4.55%) JSON
16 221 (4.45%) JDBC
17 220 (4.43%) Java EE
18 194 (3.90%) XSLT
19 183 (3.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 789 (15.88%) Computer Science
2 364 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 336 (6.76%) Mathematics
4 286 (5.76%) Open Source
5 168 (3.38%) User Experience
6 164 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 156 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
8 154 (3.10%) Social Media
9 133 (2.68%) Physics
10 75 (1.51%) Management Information System
11 66 (1.33%) Client/Server
12 58 (1.17%) Data Integration
13 57 (1.15%) iPad
14 49 (0.99%) Visualisation
14 49 (0.99%) Clustering
15 47 (0.95%) Kindle
16 46 (0.93%) Statistics
16 46 (0.93%) Smartphone
17 44 (0.89%) Life Science
17 44 (0.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1308 (26.33%) Linux
2 628 (12.64%) Windows
3 586 (11.80%) UNIX
4 255 (5.13%) Android
5 186 (3.74%) Apple iOS
6 102 (2.05%) Solaris
7 86 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 77 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 63 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 59 (1.19%) CentOS
11 51 (1.03%) Debian
12 41 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 40 (0.81%) AIX
14 24 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
15 23 (0.46%) Ubuntu
16 20 (0.40%) Windows Phone
17 19 (0.38%) Windows 7
18 15 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
19 13 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1692 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1032 (20.77%) Software Engineering
3 755 (15.20%) OO
4 559 (11.25%) MVC
5 523 (10.53%) Scrum
6 516 (10.39%) TDD
7 414 (8.33%) SOA
8 389 (7.83%) E-Commerce
9 376 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
10 333 (6.70%) Web Development
11 297 (5.98%) Project Management
12 281 (5.66%) Unit Testing
13 260 (5.23%) Mentoring
14 245 (4.93%) UML
15 237 (4.77%) Test Automation
16 221 (4.45%) Multithreading
17 209 (4.21%) BDD
18 204 (4.11%) Software Testing
19 173 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
20 170 (3.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1801 (36.25%) SQL
2 1615 (32.51%) JavaScript
3 1065 (21.44%) C#
4 914 (18.40%) C++
5 544 (10.95%) C
6 519 (10.45%) PHP
7 455 (9.16%) Python
8 283 (5.70%) Perl
9 281 (5.66%) PL/SQL
10 202 (4.07%) Ruby
11 166 (3.34%) VB
12 156 (3.14%) Shell Script
13 125 (2.52%) VB.NET
14 123 (2.48%) Bash Shell
15 106 (2.13%) Scala
16 102 (2.05%) Objective-C
17 96 (1.93%) Groovy
18 88 (1.77%) T-SQL
19 55 (1.11%) MATLAB
20 53 (1.07%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1239 (24.94%) Degree
2 355 (7.15%) Security Cleared
3 192 (3.86%) SC Cleared
4 110 (2.21%) ISEB
5 60 (1.21%) DV Cleared
6 59 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 57 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 53 (1.07%) Sun Certification
9 50 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
10 48 (0.97%) PhD
11 32 (0.64%) OCPJP
12 19 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (0.34%) Postgraduate
14 16 (0.32%) OCMJD
15 14 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
16 10 (0.20%) OCP
17 8 (0.16%) CISSP
17 8 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.16%) MBCS
17 8 (0.16%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 336 (6.76%) QA
2 71 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 17 (0.34%) HL7
4 15 (0.30%) SLA
5 13 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.14%) DO-178B
8 7 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.081%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.060%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.020%) COBIT
System Software
1 58 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (0.85%) NFS
3 32 (0.64%) Active Directory
4 20 (0.40%) Samba
4 20 (0.40%) Postfix
5 12 (0.24%) HDFS
5 12 (0.24%) vSphere
6 9 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.16%) vCloud
8 7 (0.14%) IMail Server
8 7 (0.14%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.060%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.060%) Xen
11 2 (0.040%) Squid
11 2 (0.040%) Nmap
11 2 (0.040%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 105 (2.11%) Puppet
2 54 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 40 (0.81%) Nagios
4 31 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.40%) Ansible
6 17 (0.34%) Munin
7 10 (0.20%) Cacti
8 7 (0.14%) logstash
8 7 (0.14%) Control-M
9 6 (0.12%) Netcool
9 6 (0.12%) OpenView
9 6 (0.12%) NetBackup
10 5 (0.10%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.10%) Icinga
10 5 (0.10%) Graylog2
10 5 (0.10%) Salt
10 5 (0.10%) collectd
10 5 (0.10%) StatsD
11 4 (0.081%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.081%) Ambari
Vendors
1 1183 (23.81%) Oracle
2 362 (7.29%) Microsoft
3 235 (4.73%) JBoss
4 179 (3.60%) SAP
5 137 (2.76%) Red Hat
6 102 (2.05%) IBM
7 101 (2.03%) Google
8 90 (1.81%) VMware
9 81 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
10 72 (1.45%) hybris
11 61 (1.23%) Sun
12 58 (1.17%) TIBCO
13 44 (0.89%) Adobe
14 40 (0.81%) HP
15 34 (0.68%) Business Objects
16 28 (0.56%) Cognos
16 28 (0.56%) JD Edwards
17 26 (0.52%) ATG
18 25 (0.50%) Atlassian
19 24 (0.48%) Sybase
Crawley, West Sussex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40,000 per annum pro rata - 6 months fixed term contract
Posted: 9 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 55,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Direct Advertiser
Salary: Salary package flexible depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable salary +25 day hols
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £400 - £425 per annum + Remote Working
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £425 - £475 per day + Home based
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago