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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2299 2221 2940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.25% 10.97% 13.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.26% 21.98% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1969 1860 2673
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
9884 10104 11719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.38% 49.93% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8559 10656
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +4 597 £47,500 +5.55% 87
Berkshire -7 493 £50,000 - 90
Hampshire -1 435 £40,000 -5.88% 53
Kent +51 161 £47,500 +13.09% 17
West Sussex -7 153 £39,000 -2.50% 13
Oxfordshire -5 152 £40,000 -11.11% 43
East Sussex -3 144 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Buckinghamshire -4 128 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Middlesex -6 28 £52,500 +23.52% 8
Sussex +4 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Thames Valley - 1 £50,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1699 (37.33%) SQL
2 1678 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
3 1492 (32.78%) JavaScript
4 1235 (27.14%) HTML
5 1176 (25.84%) Linux
6 1171 (25.73%) Degree
7 1118 (24.57%) Oracle
8 1112 (24.43%) Software Engineering
9 1089 (23.93%) Spring
10 967 (21.25%) XML
11 957 (21.03%) J2EE
12 945 (20.76%) CSS
13 922 (20.26%) C#
14 910 (20.00%) Web Services
15 782 (17.18%) MySQL
16 760 (16.70%) C++
17 749 (16.46%) .NET
18 723 (15.89%) OO
19 721 (15.84%) Computer Science
20 675 (14.83%) Finance
21 643 (14.13%) Hibernate
22 611 (13.43%) TDD
23 610 (13.40%) SQL Server
24 604 (13.27%) Windows
25 558 (12.26%) UNIX
26 538 (11.82%) jQuery
27 530 (11.65%) Scrum
28 517 (11.36%) Tomcat
29 507 (11.14%) MVC
30 442 (9.71%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 517 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 409 (8.99%) Apache
3 287 (6.31%) JBoss
4 187 (4.11%) WebLogic
5 166 (3.65%) WebSphere
6 108 (2.37%) IIS
7 90 (1.98%) Node.js
7 90 (1.98%) CMS
8 82 (1.80%) Apache Solr
9 72 (1.58%) SharePoint
10 46 (1.01%) Oracle Service Bus
11 41 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
12 38 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 36 (0.79%) Confluence
14 35 (0.77%) nginx
15 31 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
16 28 (0.62%) Jetty
16 28 (0.62%) NetWeaver
17 27 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
18 26 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 229 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.25%) MS Office
3 33 (0.73%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.40%) MS Project
5 16 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.24%) SPSS
6 11 (0.24%) Mathematica
7 6 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.066%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (0.044%) Mingle
11 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.022%) ArcView
11 1 (0.022%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 30 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
2 23 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.24%) Retail-J
6 8 (0.18%) Magento
7 7 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.13%) AWD
9 5 (0.11%) Maximo
9 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 4 (0.088%) HFM
10 4 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.088%) CSG Singleview
11 3 (0.066%) Agresso
11 3 (0.066%) SAP R/3
11 3 (0.066%) Oracle HRMS
11 3 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 152 (3.34%) SaaS
2 75 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.33%) GitHub
5 15 (0.33%) Force.com
6 12 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.26%) PaaS
7 11 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.11%) Route 53
8 5 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.088%) IaaS
9 4 (0.088%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.066%) Office 365
10 3 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.044%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.022%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 212 (4.66%) HTTP
2 167 (3.67%) Internet
3 93 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 65 (1.43%) SAN
5 60 (1.32%) DNS
6 57 (1.25%) LDAP
7 56 (1.23%) SSL
8 46 (1.01%) Firewall
9 38 (0.83%) LAN
10 36 (0.79%) WAN
11 29 (0.64%) Ethernet
11 29 (0.64%) FTP
12 23 (0.51%) SDH
12 23 (0.51%) Broadband
12 23 (0.51%) MPLS
13 22 (0.48%) Wireless
14 21 (0.46%) VoIP
14 21 (0.46%) DHCP
14 21 (0.46%) Intranet
15 18 (0.40%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 782 (17.18%) MySQL
2 610 (13.40%) SQL Server
3 270 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 182 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 178 (3.91%) NoSQL
5 178 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
6 133 (2.92%) Big Data
7 123 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 117 (2.57%) MongoDB
9 116 (2.55%) RDBMS
10 71 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
11 63 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 57 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
13 52 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
14 44 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
15 42 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
16 41 (0.90%) DB2
17 39 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
18 38 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
19 37 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 442 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 432 (9.49%) Eclipse
3 400 (8.79%) Maven
4 340 (7.47%) Subversion
5 338 (7.43%) JUnit
6 305 (6.70%) Selenium
7 278 (6.11%) Jenkins
8 274 (6.02%) JIRA
9 190 (4.17%) Ant
10 177 (3.89%) WebDriver
11 128 (2.81%) Visual Studio
12 100 (2.20%) JMeter
13 97 (2.13%) TestNG
14 95 (2.09%) Mockito
15 77 (1.69%) SoapUI
16 72 (1.58%) Cucumber
17 65 (1.43%) Hudson
18 64 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
19 60 (1.32%) NetBeans
20 58 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 675 (14.83%) Finance
2 342 (7.51%) Telecoms
3 140 (3.08%) Banking
4 138 (3.03%) Retail
5 117 (2.57%) Marketing
6 80 (1.76%) Advertising
7 69 (1.52%) Publishing
8 55 (1.21%) Automotive
9 47 (1.03%) Aerospace
10 40 (0.88%) Electronics
10 40 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 31 (0.68%) Legal
12 29 (0.64%) Games
13 25 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 22 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (0.44%) French Language
16 18 (0.40%) Military
17 17 (0.37%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.35%) Billing
19 12 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2536 (55.72%) Developer
2 1395 (30.65%) Java Developer
3 534 (11.73%) Software Engineer
4 527 (11.58%) Senior Developer
5 391 (8.59%) Software Developer
6 369 (8.11%) Analyst
7 311 (6.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 232 (5.10%) Architect
9 214 (4.70%) Web Developer
10 203 (4.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 172 (3.78%) Consultant
12 143 (3.14%) Programmer
13 141 (3.10%) Graduate
14 134 (2.94%) Junior
15 127 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
16 123 (2.70%) Tester
17 115 (2.53%) Junior Developer
18 103 (2.26%) Java Software Engineer
19 102 (2.24%) Support Analyst
20 96 (2.11%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1235 (27.14%) HTML
2 1089 (23.93%) Spring
3 967 (21.25%) XML
4 957 (21.03%) J2EE
5 945 (20.76%) CSS
6 910 (20.00%) Web Services
7 749 (16.46%) .NET
8 643 (14.13%) Hibernate
9 538 (11.82%) jQuery
10 429 (9.43%) JSP
11 423 (9.29%) SOAP
12 358 (7.87%) Ajax
13 329 (7.23%) JSON
14 320 (7.03%) Java EE
15 268 (5.89%) REST
16 256 (5.63%) RESTful
17 242 (5.32%) Spring MVC
18 236 (5.19%) JDBC
19 226 (4.97%) ASP.NET
20 217 (4.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 721 (15.84%) Computer Science
2 387 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 285 (6.26%) Open Source
4 197 (4.33%) Mathematics
5 183 (4.02%) Mobile App
6 151 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
7 145 (3.19%) User Experience
8 88 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 80 (1.76%) Physics
10 78 (1.71%) Client/Server
10 78 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 65 (1.43%) iPad
11 65 (1.43%) Social Media
12 60 (1.32%) Visualisation
13 46 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 44 (0.97%) Life Science
15 41 (0.90%) Clustering
15 41 (0.90%) Statistics
16 38 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
17 29 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1176 (25.84%) Linux
2 604 (13.27%) Windows
3 558 (12.26%) UNIX
4 254 (5.58%) Android
5 111 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 75 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (1.19%) Solaris
9 42 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (0.81%) Mac OS X
11 29 (0.64%) CentOS
12 27 (0.59%) Windows 7
13 22 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 21 (0.46%) Debian
14 21 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (0.40%) AIX
16 13 (0.29%) Windows NT
16 13 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
17 11 (0.24%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1678 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1112 (24.43%) Software Engineering
3 723 (15.89%) OO
4 611 (13.43%) TDD
5 530 (11.65%) Scrum
6 507 (11.14%) MVC
7 401 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
8 374 (8.22%) SOA
9 321 (7.05%) E-Commerce
10 308 (6.77%) Web Development
11 306 (6.72%) UML
12 294 (6.46%) Unit Testing
13 256 (5.63%) Project Management
13 256 (5.63%) Mentoring
14 252 (5.54%) Test Automation
15 240 (5.27%) BDD
16 218 (4.79%) OOD
16 218 (4.79%) OOP
17 216 (4.75%) Multithreading
18 211 (4.64%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1699 (37.33%) SQL
2 1492 (32.78%) JavaScript
3 922 (20.26%) C#
4 760 (16.70%) C++
5 440 (9.67%) PHP
6 379 (8.33%) Python
7 371 (8.15%) C
8 273 (6.00%) Perl
9 267 (5.87%) PL/SQL
10 232 (5.10%) Ruby
11 135 (2.97%) VB
12 121 (2.66%) Shell Script
13 93 (2.04%) VB.NET
14 91 (2.00%) Bash Shell
15 86 (1.89%) Scala
16 83 (1.82%) Groovy
16 83 (1.82%) T-SQL
17 71 (1.56%) Objective-C
18 67 (1.47%) VB6
19 60 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1171 (25.73%) Degree
2 220 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 154 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 79 (1.74%) ISEB
5 51 (1.12%) PhD
6 45 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 39 (0.86%) OCPJP
8 34 (0.75%) Sun Certification
9 31 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
10 30 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
11 27 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 27 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 20 (0.44%) OCMJD
13 19 (0.42%) PMI Certification
14 18 (0.40%) Postgraduate
15 16 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 16 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (0.31%) PMP
17 13 (0.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (6.66%) QA
2 34 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 31 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 24 (0.53%) SLA
5 10 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.20%) HL7
7 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.088%) COBIT
9 3 (0.066%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.066%) WCAG
9 3 (0.066%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.066%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.066%) Section 508
10 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.022%) COSO
System Software
1 61 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.40%) Firmware
4 16 (0.35%) NFS
5 15 (0.33%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.24%) vSphere
6 11 (0.24%) vCloud
7 8 (0.18%) HDFS
8 5 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.11%) Xen
8 5 (0.11%) Varnish
8 5 (0.11%) IMail Server
8 5 (0.11%) Docker
9 4 (0.088%) KVM
9 4 (0.088%) Postfix
9 4 (0.088%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.088%) Samba
10 3 (0.066%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.066%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 51 (1.12%) Puppet
2 50 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (0.51%) Nagios
4 22 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.35%) Netcool
6 14 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 9 (0.20%) SCOM
9 8 (0.18%) Ansible
9 8 (0.18%) Graphite
9 8 (0.18%) SCCM
10 7 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 7 (0.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 7 (0.15%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.13%) logstash
12 5 (0.11%) Zenoss
12 5 (0.11%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.088%) Icinga
13 4 (0.088%) StatsD
13 4 (0.088%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1118 (24.57%) Oracle
2 322 (7.08%) Microsoft
3 140 (3.08%) SAP
4 118 (2.59%) IBM
5 103 (2.26%) VMware
6 89 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 75 (1.65%) Sun
8 71 (1.56%) Google
9 64 (1.41%) hybris
10 56 (1.23%) Adobe
11 48 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
12 41 (0.90%) HP
13 39 (0.86%) Informatica
14 37 (0.81%) Business Objects
15 33 (0.73%) Xamarin
16 31 (0.68%) Cisco
17 30 (0.66%) Zend
18 29 (0.64%) Atlassian
19 24 (0.53%) Sitecore
19 24 (0.53%) BEA
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Bonuses, Healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £57,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £39000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT People First
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Competative + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday