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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2370 2643 2618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.50% 11.52% 11.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.46% 23.13% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2062 2292 2289
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
10104 11429 10954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.03% 49.82% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8672 9956 9635
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 26 May 2015.

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 26 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
Surrey +1 586 £50,000 +5.26% 57
Berkshire +1 431 £55,000 +10.00% 58
Hampshire -2 322 £42,500 - 24
East Sussex +3 225 £50,000 +25.00% 22
Buckinghamshire +2 223 £42,500 +12.58% 23
West Sussex +4 204 £44,000 -2.22% 11
Oxfordshire -4 196 £40,000 -11.11% 45
Kent +23 108 £45,000 +7.14% 15
Middlesex +11 54 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Sussex -1 8 £57,500 +21.05%
M4 Corridor - 3 £45,000 -
Home Counties -7 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1855 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1722 (36.49%) SQL
3 1514 (32.08%) JavaScript
4 1266 (26.83%) HTML
5 1231 (26.09%) Linux
6 1167 (24.73%) Spring
7 1113 (23.59%) Oracle
8 1105 (23.42%) Software Engineering
9 1085 (22.99%) Degree
10 1044 (22.12%) Web Services
11 1016 (21.53%) XML
12 979 (20.75%) Finance
13 952 (20.17%) J2EE
14 875 (18.54%) C#
15 870 (18.44%) CSS
16 779 (16.51%) .NET
17 745 (15.79%) Hibernate
18 740 (15.68%) C++
19 720 (15.26%) MySQL
20 701 (14.85%) Windows
21 691 (14.64%) Computer Science
22 685 (14.52%) UNIX
23 684 (14.49%) OO
24 633 (13.41%) SQL Server
25 630 (13.35%) Tomcat
26 629 (13.33%) Scrum
27 624 (13.22%) TDD
28 554 (11.74%) jQuery
29 536 (11.36%) SDLC
30 502 (10.64%) Eclipse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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
1 630 (13.35%) Tomcat
2 414 (8.77%) Apache
3 317 (6.72%) JBoss
4 243 (5.15%) WebSphere
5 214 (4.53%) WebLogic
6 137 (2.90%) Node.js
7 106 (2.25%) IIS
8 95 (2.01%) CMS
9 79 (1.67%) Apache Solr
10 50 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
11 47 (1.00%) Jetty
12 46 (0.97%) SharePoint
13 38 (0.81%) Oracle Service Bus
14 37 (0.78%) NetWeaver
14 37 (0.78%) Confluence
15 35 (0.74%) Mule
16 33 (0.70%) nginx
17 32 (0.68%) Drupal
18 29 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
19 28 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 236 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 68 (1.44%) MS Office
3 19 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.32%) MS Project
5 14 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.28%) Mingle
7 12 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.25%) FrameMaker
7 12 (0.25%) RoboHelp
8 9 (0.19%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
10 7 (0.15%) SPSS
10 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.085%) PowerPivot
11 4 (0.085%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.021%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 44 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 26 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 22 (0.47%) SAP SRM
5 18 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 14 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
9 11 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 11 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 11 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (0.17%) Magento
10 8 (0.17%) AWD
11 6 (0.13%) BusinessWare
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
12 5 (0.11%) Maximo
13 4 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
14 3 (0.064%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 176 (3.73%) SaaS
2 126 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 34 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.19%) PaaS
7 8 (0.17%) GitHub
8 6 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.064%) Taleo
10 3 (0.064%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.042%) Boomi
11 2 (0.042%) Responsys
11 2 (0.042%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.042%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.021%) Heroku
12 1 (0.021%) Force.com
12 1 (0.021%) Trello
12 1 (0.021%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 159 (3.37%) HTTP
2 118 (2.50%) Internet
3 99 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 93 (1.97%) DNS
5 49 (1.04%) Firewall
6 47 (1.00%) LDAP
7 46 (0.97%) SAN
8 44 (0.93%) SMTP
9 40 (0.85%) SSL
10 38 (0.81%) WAN
10 38 (0.81%) LAN
11 32 (0.68%) Wireless
12 28 (0.59%) VPN
13 27 (0.57%) DHCP
14 25 (0.53%) Ethernet
15 23 (0.49%) FTP
15 23 (0.49%) BGP
15 23 (0.49%) Network Security
16 22 (0.47%) MPLS
17 21 (0.45%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 720 (15.26%) MySQL
2 633 (13.41%) SQL Server
3 375 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 229 (4.85%) Oracle Database
5 196 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
6 178 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 162 (3.43%) RDBMS
8 108 (2.29%) MongoDB
9 91 (1.93%) Big Data
10 89 (1.89%) Hadoop
11 83 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
12 69 (1.46%) DB2
13 62 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 56 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
15 52 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
16 50 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
17 47 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
18 46 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
19 42 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
20 37 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 502 (10.64%) Eclipse
2 469 (9.94%) Maven
3 398 (8.43%) Git (software)
4 392 (8.31%) Subversion
5 382 (8.09%) Selenium
6 362 (7.67%) Jenkins
7 294 (6.23%) JUnit
8 238 (5.04%) JIRA
9 227 (4.81%) Ant
10 202 (4.28%) WebDriver
11 136 (2.88%) Visual Studio
12 127 (2.69%) JMeter
13 95 (2.01%) Cucumber
14 92 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
15 91 (1.93%) TestNG
16 81 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
17 76 (1.61%) IntelliJ
18 69 (1.46%) SoapUI
19 66 (1.40%) Mockito
20 57 (1.21%) jMock
General
1 979 (20.75%) Finance
2 360 (7.63%) Telecoms
3 179 (3.79%) Banking
4 175 (3.71%) Retail
5 83 (1.76%) Advertising
6 76 (1.61%) Automotive
7 75 (1.59%) Marketing
8 61 (1.29%) Electronics
9 54 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 52 (1.10%) Publishing
11 50 (1.06%) Aerospace
12 45 (0.95%) Games
13 35 (0.74%) Investment Banking
14 19 (0.40%) Military
15 18 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 18 (0.38%) French Language
16 16 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.32%) German Language
18 13 (0.28%) Legal
19 11 (0.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2619 (55.50%) Developer
2 1523 (32.27%) Java Developer
3 597 (12.65%) Software Engineer
4 514 (10.89%) Senior Developer
5 370 (7.84%) Analyst
6 346 (7.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 311 (6.59%) Software Developer
8 264 (5.59%) Architect
9 208 (4.41%) Web Developer
10 205 (4.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 153 (3.24%) Graduate
11 153 (3.24%) Tester
12 146 (3.09%) Senior Software Engineer
13 141 (2.99%) Junior
14 138 (2.92%) Test Analyst
15 130 (2.75%) Consultant
15 130 (2.75%) Java Software Engineer
16 114 (2.42%) Applications Developer
17 111 (2.35%) Junior Developer
18 108 (2.29%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1266 (26.83%) HTML
2 1167 (24.73%) Spring
3 1044 (22.12%) Web Services
4 1016 (21.53%) XML
5 952 (20.17%) J2EE
6 870 (18.44%) CSS
7 779 (16.51%) .NET
8 745 (15.79%) Hibernate
9 554 (11.74%) jQuery
10 438 (9.28%) JSP
11 434 (9.20%) Ajax
12 414 (8.77%) SOAP
13 385 (8.16%) JSON
14 350 (7.42%) REST
15 301 (6.38%) Java EE
16 291 (6.17%) HTML5
17 254 (5.38%) Servlets
18 241 (5.11%) Spring MVC
19 225 (4.77%) RESTful
20 206 (4.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 691 (14.64%) Computer Science
2 421 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 202 (4.28%) Mobile App
4 180 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 170 (3.60%) Mathematics
6 135 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 109 (2.31%) User Experience
8 83 (1.76%) Client/Server
9 80 (1.70%) Visualisation
10 77 (1.63%) Social Media
11 76 (1.61%) Derivative
12 73 (1.55%) Equities
13 63 (1.34%) Management Information System
14 60 (1.27%) Physics
15 54 (1.14%) Clustering
15 54 (1.14%) Algorithms
16 46 (0.97%) Mainframe
17 45 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
18 43 (0.91%) Data Centre
19 38 (0.81%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1231 (26.09%) Linux
2 701 (14.85%) Windows
3 685 (14.52%) UNIX
4 297 (6.29%) Android
5 187 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 124 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 58 (1.23%) Ubuntu
8 53 (1.12%) Windows 7
9 46 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (0.70%) AIX
11 32 (0.68%) CentOS
12 31 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (0.61%) Solaris
14 28 (0.59%) Debian
15 26 (0.55%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.45%) Windows XP
17 19 (0.40%) Windows 8
18 13 (0.28%) SUSE
19 11 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1855 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1105 (23.42%) Software Engineering
3 684 (14.49%) OO
4 629 (13.33%) Scrum
5 624 (13.22%) TDD
6 536 (11.36%) SDLC
7 472 (10.00%) MVC
8 419 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
9 338 (7.16%) E-Commerce
10 336 (7.12%) Unit Testing
11 332 (7.04%) SOA
12 326 (6.91%) Web Development
13 319 (6.76%) UML
14 293 (6.21%) Open Source
15 275 (5.83%) Waterfall
16 269 (5.70%) Test Automation
17 259 (5.49%) Project Management
18 232 (4.92%) OOP
19 227 (4.81%) Automated Testing
20 223 (4.73%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1722 (36.49%) SQL
2 1514 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 875 (18.54%) C#
4 740 (15.68%) C++
5 455 (9.64%) Python
6 420 (8.90%) PHP
7 307 (6.51%) C
8 296 (6.27%) PL/SQL
9 276 (5.85%) Ruby
10 238 (5.04%) Perl
11 159 (3.37%) VB
12 146 (3.09%) Shell Script
13 93 (1.97%) COBOL
14 91 (1.93%) VB.NET
15 90 (1.91%) T-SQL
16 79 (1.67%) Objective-C
17 77 (1.63%) Scala
18 71 (1.50%) Bash Shell
19 61 (1.29%) XPath
20 59 (1.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1085 (22.99%) Degree
2 156 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 107 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 87 (1.84%) ISEB
5 78 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 32 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 30 (0.64%) Sun Certification
8 28 (0.59%) PhD
9 26 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 24 (0.51%) OCPJP
11 22 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
12 20 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.36%) PMI Certification
14 15 (0.32%) CCNA
14 15 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
15 14 (0.30%) MCSE
16 10 (0.21%) OCMJD
17 9 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 370 (7.84%) QA
2 40 (0.85%) SLA
3 24 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.19%) WCAG
5 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.19%) Section 508
6 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.11%) COBIT
7 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.11%) DICOM
8 2 (0.042%) HL7
9 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 86 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
3 40 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.57%) KVM
5 26 (0.55%) Xen
6 18 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.34%) iptables
8 15 (0.32%) Firmware
9 9 (0.19%) vSphere
9 9 (0.19%) IMail Server
10 8 (0.17%) Varnish
10 8 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.13%) XenServer
13 5 (0.11%) NFS
13 5 (0.11%) vCloud
14 4 (0.085%) Ceph
15 3 (0.064%) Samba
15 3 (0.064%) Postfix
15 3 (0.064%) Docker
Systems Management
1 102 (2.16%) Puppet
2 64 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 59 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.57%) Nagios
5 19 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
5 19 (0.40%) Data Guard
5 19 (0.40%) SCCM
5 19 (0.40%) Ansible
6 12 (0.25%) ZABBIX
6 12 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 9 (0.19%) Cacti
8 8 (0.17%) Zenoss
9 7 (0.15%) Netcool
10 5 (0.11%) Nessus
10 5 (0.11%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.11%) Icinga
11 4 (0.085%) Hyperic
11 4 (0.085%) Salt
11 4 (0.085%) Graphite
11 4 (0.085%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1113 (23.59%) Oracle
2 376 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 137 (2.90%) Red Hat
4 119 (2.52%) VMware
5 113 (2.39%) SAP
6 106 (2.25%) IBM
7 80 (1.70%) HP
8 77 (1.63%) hybris
9 70 (1.48%) Google
10 63 (1.34%) Adobe
11 50 (1.06%) Sun
12 40 (0.85%) Xamarin
12 40 (0.85%) Cisco
13 36 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
14 34 (0.72%) Informatica
15 30 (0.64%) Atlassian
16 28 (0.59%) Sencha
17 27 (0.57%) Business Objects
18 26 (0.55%) iRise
18 26 (0.55%) Citrix
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Staines, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: Generous Package and Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Posted: 19 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum £45-58k + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Deal, Kent
itecopeople
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Company Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Anson McCade Ltd
Salary: EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: bonus + excellent corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits and Training and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday