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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 2239 2541 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.79% 11.11% 11.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.30% 22.69% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1949 2171 2149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
10039 11201 10921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.37% 48.98% 49.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8631 9662 9561
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -2 532 £50,000 +11.11% 65
Berkshire +4 463 £50,000 - 75
Hampshire -1 311 £45,000 +7.14% 35
Oxfordshire +6 225 £39,250 -7.64% 40
Buckinghamshire +1 206 £42,500 +13.33% 16
East Sussex +7 171 £47,500 +18.75% 11
West Sussex +1 145 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Kent +12 121 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Middlesex -9 31 £48,750 +25.80% 3
Sussex -7 4 £57,500 +27.77%
Thames Valley -3 2 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1888 (40.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1610 (34.13%) SQL
3 1539 (32.63%) JavaScript
4 1295 (27.45%) HTML
5 1224 (25.95%) Linux
6 1142 (24.21%) Degree
7 1130 (23.96%) Spring
8 1083 (22.96%) Software Engineering
9 1058 (22.43%) Oracle
10 1046 (22.18%) XML
11 1020 (21.62%) Finance
12 1018 (21.58%) Web Services
13 886 (18.78%) J2EE
14 858 (18.19%) CSS
15 816 (17.30%) C#
16 770 (16.32%) .NET
17 758 (16.07%) Computer Science
18 737 (15.62%) Hibernate
19 733 (15.54%) C++
20 689 (14.61%) Windows
21 685 (14.52%) UNIX
22 673 (14.27%) MySQL
23 614 (13.02%) OO
24 611 (12.95%) Tomcat
25 598 (12.68%) SQL Server
26 592 (12.55%) jQuery
27 573 (12.15%) SDLC
28 570 (12.08%) TDD
29 567 (12.02%) Scrum
30 510 (10.81%) Python

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 611 (12.95%) Tomcat
2 380 (8.06%) Apache
3 306 (6.49%) JBoss
4 237 (5.02%) WebSphere
5 222 (4.71%) WebLogic
6 147 (3.12%) Node.js
7 92 (1.95%) IIS
8 75 (1.59%) Apache Solr
9 72 (1.53%) CMS
10 60 (1.27%) Jetty
11 56 (1.19%) NetWeaver
12 54 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
13 48 (1.02%) SharePoint
14 47 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
15 42 (0.89%) Drupal
16 39 (0.83%) Mule
17 36 (0.76%) Confluence
17 36 (0.76%) Apache Spark
18 34 (0.72%) SAP Portal
19 32 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 225 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 57 (1.21%) MS Office
3 18 (0.38%) FrameMaker
3 18 (0.38%) RoboHelp
3 18 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.30%) Mingle
5 12 (0.25%) MS Project
5 12 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.085%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.085%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.064%) SPSS
10 3 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.064%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.042%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.021%) GIMP
12 1 (0.021%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 47 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (0.61%) SAP SRM
3 27 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
3 27 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
6 17 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
7 15 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 15 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
8 14 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 14 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
8 14 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
9 10 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
10 7 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
11 6 (0.13%) BusinessWare
12 5 (0.11%) Magento
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
13 4 (0.085%) Maximo
14 3 (0.064%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 207 (4.39%) SaaS
2 148 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.45%) GitHub
7 15 (0.32%) Taleo
8 13 (0.28%) PaaS
9 12 (0.25%) Responsys
10 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.085%) Force.com
11 4 (0.085%) IaaS
12 3 (0.064%) Trello
12 3 (0.064%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.064%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.042%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.042%) Heroku
13 2 (0.042%) Boomi
13 2 (0.042%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 174 (3.69%) HTTP
2 123 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 103 (2.18%) Internet
4 84 (1.78%) DNS
5 65 (1.38%) Firewall
6 51 (1.08%) SMTP
7 50 (1.06%) SAN
8 49 (1.04%) LDAP
9 37 (0.78%) SSL
10 32 (0.68%) VPN
11 31 (0.66%) WAN
11 31 (0.66%) LAN
12 27 (0.57%) Wireless
13 26 (0.55%) Broadband
13 26 (0.55%) Network Security
14 25 (0.53%) NAS
14 25 (0.53%) CTI
15 23 (0.49%) IPsec
16 22 (0.47%) BGP
17 21 (0.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 673 (14.27%) MySQL
2 598 (12.68%) SQL Server
3 385 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 277 (5.87%) Oracle Database
5 199 (4.22%) NoSQL
6 198 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
7 162 (3.43%) RDBMS
8 136 (2.88%) Big Data
9 126 (2.67%) MongoDB
10 106 (2.25%) Hadoop
11 95 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
12 84 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
13 60 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 57 (1.21%) DB2
15 55 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
16 47 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
17 43 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
18 42 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 42 (0.89%) SAP BI
19 38 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 469 (9.94%) Eclipse
2 400 (8.48%) Maven
2 400 (8.48%) Git (software)
3 387 (8.20%) Selenium
4 359 (7.61%) Subversion
5 338 (7.17%) Jenkins
6 300 (6.36%) JUnit
7 247 (5.24%) JIRA
8 217 (4.60%) Ant
9 176 (3.73%) WebDriver
10 121 (2.57%) Visual Studio
11 100 (2.12%) Cucumber
12 96 (2.04%) JMeter
13 94 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
14 81 (1.72%) HP UFT
15 56 (1.19%) IntelliJ
15 56 (1.19%) Mockito
16 55 (1.17%) TestNG
17 48 (1.02%) jMock
18 43 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 1020 (21.62%) Finance
2 351 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 183 (3.88%) Retail
4 160 (3.39%) Banking
5 82 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 71 (1.51%) Marketing
7 69 (1.46%) Automotive
8 66 (1.40%) Electronics
9 52 (1.10%) Games
10 49 (1.04%) Advertising
11 48 (1.02%) Aerospace
12 43 (0.91%) Publishing
13 27 (0.57%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.51%) Legal
15 22 (0.47%) Front Office
16 21 (0.45%) French Language
16 21 (0.45%) German Language
17 18 (0.38%) Law
18 15 (0.32%) Military
19 13 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2563 (54.34%) Developer
2 1466 (31.08%) Java Developer
3 587 (12.44%) Software Engineer
4 502 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 352 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 346 (7.34%) Analyst
7 291 (6.17%) Software Developer
8 255 (5.41%) Architect
9 214 (4.54%) Graduate
10 211 (4.47%) Web Developer
11 178 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 168 (3.56%) Junior
13 159 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
14 144 (3.05%) Java Software Engineer
15 135 (2.86%) Tester
16 129 (2.73%) Consultant
17 127 (2.69%) Junior Developer
18 122 (2.59%) Test Analyst
19 111 (2.35%) Applications Developer
20 107 (2.27%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1295 (27.45%) HTML
2 1130 (23.96%) Spring
3 1046 (22.18%) XML
4 1018 (21.58%) Web Services
5 886 (18.78%) J2EE
6 858 (18.19%) CSS
7 770 (16.32%) .NET
8 737 (15.62%) Hibernate
9 592 (12.55%) jQuery
10 391 (8.29%) Ajax
11 373 (7.91%) REST
12 372 (7.89%) SOAP
13 371 (7.87%) JSON
14 360 (7.63%) JSP
15 351 (7.44%) HTML5
16 291 (6.17%) Java EE
17 264 (5.60%) AngularJS
18 241 (5.11%) Servlets
19 202 (4.28%) Spring MVC
20 175 (3.71%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 758 (16.07%) Computer Science
2 424 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 207 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
4 189 (4.01%) Mathematics
5 160 (3.39%) Mobile App
6 146 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 92 (1.95%) User Experience
8 84 (1.78%) Social Media
8 84 (1.78%) Visualisation
9 80 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 79 (1.67%) Derivative
11 76 (1.61%) Equities
12 74 (1.57%) Client/Server
13 68 (1.44%) Physics
14 65 (1.38%) Algorithms
15 58 (1.23%) Data Integration
16 51 (1.08%) Clustering
16 51 (1.08%) Mainframe
17 46 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
18 43 (0.91%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1224 (25.95%) Linux
2 689 (14.61%) Windows
3 685 (14.52%) UNIX
4 274 (5.81%) Android
5 202 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 129 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (1.14%) CentOS
8 49 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 40 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 28 (0.59%) AIX
10 28 (0.59%) Solaris
10 28 (0.59%) Mac OS X
11 27 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
12 26 (0.55%) Debian
13 25 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 19 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (0.28%) Windows 8
17 13 (0.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1888 (40.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1083 (22.96%) Software Engineering
3 614 (13.02%) OO
4 573 (12.15%) SDLC
5 570 (12.08%) TDD
6 567 (12.02%) Scrum
7 414 (8.78%) MVC
8 362 (7.67%) E-Commerce
9 357 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
10 341 (7.23%) Unit Testing
11 301 (6.38%) Web Development
12 286 (6.06%) SOA
13 285 (6.04%) UML
14 275 (5.83%) Open Source
15 269 (5.70%) Project Management
16 267 (5.66%) Waterfall
17 236 (5.00%) Test Automation
18 224 (4.75%) OOP
19 222 (4.71%) Automated Testing
20 205 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1610 (34.13%) SQL
2 1539 (32.63%) JavaScript
3 816 (17.30%) C#
4 733 (15.54%) C++
5 510 (10.81%) Python
6 474 (10.05%) PHP
7 333 (7.06%) C
8 291 (6.17%) PL/SQL
9 289 (6.13%) Ruby
10 240 (5.09%) Perl
11 167 (3.54%) Shell Script
12 138 (2.93%) VB
13 103 (2.18%) COBOL
14 99 (2.10%) VB.NET
15 95 (2.01%) Scala
16 91 (1.93%) Objective-C
17 85 (1.80%) Bash Shell
18 65 (1.38%) XQuery
19 60 (1.27%) T-SQL
20 58 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1142 (24.21%) Degree
2 187 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 120 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 95 (2.01%) ISEB
5 92 (1.95%) ISTQB
6 39 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 31 (0.66%) Sun Certification
8 28 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 27 (0.57%) PhD
10 15 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
10 15 (0.32%) PMI Certification
11 14 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (0.25%) OCPJP
14 10 (0.21%) MCSE
15 9 (0.19%) IC3 Certification
15 9 (0.19%) CCNA
16 8 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 419 (8.88%) QA
2 30 (0.64%) SLA
3 27 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.13%) WCAG
7 6 (0.13%) TickIT
7 6 (0.13%) GCP
7 6 (0.13%) DICOM
7 6 (0.13%) Section 508
8 5 (0.11%) COBIT
8 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.064%) HL7
10 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 87 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (1.40%) Oracle RAC
3 45 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 29 (0.61%) KVM
5 24 (0.51%) Xen
6 18 (0.38%) Varnish
7 17 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 14 (0.30%) IMail Server
9 11 (0.23%) XenServer
9 11 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 10 (0.21%) Firmware
11 9 (0.19%) iptables
12 8 (0.17%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.085%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.085%) XenApp
14 4 (0.085%) vSphere
14 4 (0.085%) Ceph
15 3 (0.064%) Docker
15 3 (0.064%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 156 (3.31%) Puppet
2 80 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 36 (0.76%) Ansible
5 32 (0.68%) Nagios
6 31 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 26 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
7 26 (0.55%) Data Guard
8 17 (0.36%) Nessus
9 16 (0.34%) Nmap
9 16 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 15 (0.32%) SCCM
11 14 (0.30%) Graphite
12 13 (0.28%) Cacti
13 11 (0.23%) Vagrant
14 7 (0.15%) Icinga
15 6 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
16 5 (0.11%) Hyperic
16 5 (0.11%) Rundeck
16 5 (0.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1058 (22.43%) Oracle
2 341 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 155 (3.29%) Red Hat
4 142 (3.01%) SAP
5 119 (2.52%) VMware
6 106 (2.25%) HP
7 96 (2.04%) IBM
8 80 (1.70%) hybris
9 75 (1.59%) Google
10 45 (0.95%) Sun
11 42 (0.89%) Adobe
11 42 (0.89%) Atlassian
12 41 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
13 37 (0.78%) Cisco
14 27 (0.57%) Xamarin
15 25 (0.53%) Pega
16 24 (0.51%) EMC
17 23 (0.49%) Citrix
18 22 (0.47%) JD Edwards
18 22 (0.47%) Splunk
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Herne Bay, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Herne Bay, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East
HP
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Shares
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus Plus Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55k - 70k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 22-25 days, 35 hour week, flexitime
Posted: 7 hours ago