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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2300 2625 2603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.84% 11.43% 11.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.33% 23.34% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1995 2264 2268
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
10299 11246 11015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.52% 48.96% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8810 9794 9721
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
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 3 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 3 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 -2 561 £50,000 +11.11% 62
Berkshire 0 444 £55,000 +10.00% 81
Hampshire -1 324 £42,500 - 44
Oxfordshire +1 229 £39,000 -3.10% 40
Buckinghamshire 0 219 £42,500 +13.33% 13
East Sussex +6 180 £50,000 +17.64% 17
West Sussex +1 159 £44,000 -12.00% 15
Kent +10 126 £45,000 - 8
Middlesex -3 36 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Sussex -1 7 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Thames Valley +2 1 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 1897 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1680 (35.13%) SQL
3 1579 (33.02%) JavaScript
4 1319 (27.58%) HTML
5 1244 (26.01%) Linux
6 1149 (24.03%) Spring
7 1146 (23.96%) Degree
8 1101 (23.02%) Software Engineering
9 1077 (22.52%) Oracle
10 1069 (22.35%) XML
11 1033 (21.60%) Finance
12 1018 (21.29%) Web Services
13 917 (19.18%) J2EE
14 884 (18.49%) CSS
15 848 (17.73%) C#
16 789 (16.50%) .NET
17 756 (15.81%) C++
18 748 (15.64%) Computer Science
19 742 (15.52%) Hibernate
20 708 (14.81%) Windows
21 703 (14.70%) MySQL
22 689 (14.41%) UNIX
23 643 (13.45%) OO
24 622 (13.01%) Tomcat
25 621 (12.99%) SQL Server
26 592 (12.38%) Scrum
27 586 (12.25%) jQuery
28 579 (12.11%) TDD
29 564 (11.79%) SDLC
30 494 (10.33%) Python

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 622 (13.01%) Tomcat
2 390 (8.16%) Apache
3 319 (6.67%) JBoss
4 248 (5.19%) WebSphere
5 214 (4.48%) WebLogic
6 140 (2.93%) Node.js
7 97 (2.03%) IIS
8 82 (1.71%) CMS
9 79 (1.65%) Apache Solr
10 55 (1.15%) Jetty
11 50 (1.05%) NetWeaver
12 46 (0.96%) SharePoint
13 45 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
14 44 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
15 40 (0.84%) Drupal
16 38 (0.79%) Mule
17 34 (0.71%) Confluence
18 33 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
19 32 (0.67%) Oracle Service Bus
19 32 (0.67%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 233 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.30%) MS Office
3 21 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 16 (0.33%) MS Project
5 15 (0.31%) RoboHelp
5 15 (0.31%) FrameMaker
6 14 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 13 (0.27%) Mingle
7 13 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.10%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.084%) PowerPivot
12 3 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.063%) Doxygen
13 2 (0.042%) PrintSoft PReS
13 2 (0.042%) SPSS
14 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.021%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 42 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 27 (0.56%) SAP SRM
4 23 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 22 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 21 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
7 19 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
9 16 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
10 15 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
11 14 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
11 14 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
12 8 (0.17%) Magento
13 7 (0.15%) Oracle Payroll
13 7 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
13 7 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
14 6 (0.13%) BusinessWare
14 6 (0.13%) AWD
15 4 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
15 4 (0.084%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 201 (4.20%) SaaS
2 132 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 36 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 23 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.31%) GitHub
7 13 (0.27%) PaaS
8 12 (0.25%) Taleo
9 11 (0.23%) Responsys
10 5 (0.10%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.084%) Force.com
11 4 (0.084%) Trello
11 4 (0.084%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.063%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.063%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (0.042%) Office 365
13 2 (0.042%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.042%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.042%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 177 (3.70%) HTTP
2 118 (2.47%) TCP/IP
3 108 (2.26%) Internet
4 91 (1.90%) DNS
5 66 (1.38%) Firewall
6 53 (1.11%) LDAP
7 50 (1.05%) SMTP
8 49 (1.02%) SAN
9 40 (0.84%) SSL
10 32 (0.67%) WAN
10 32 (0.67%) LAN
11 30 (0.63%) VPN
12 29 (0.61%) Wireless
13 28 (0.59%) Network Security
14 25 (0.52%) IPsec
14 25 (0.52%) CTI
15 24 (0.50%) Broadband
15 24 (0.50%) DHCP
15 24 (0.50%) NAS
16 23 (0.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 703 (14.70%) MySQL
2 621 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 386 (8.07%) Relational Database
4 264 (5.52%) Oracle Database
5 212 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
6 188 (3.93%) NoSQL
7 165 (3.45%) RDBMS
8 123 (2.57%) MongoDB
9 115 (2.40%) Big Data
10 100 (2.09%) Hadoop
11 84 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
12 74 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 64 (1.34%) DB2
14 55 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 54 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
16 45 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
17 43 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
18 41 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
18 41 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
19 40 (0.84%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 490 (10.25%) Eclipse
2 417 (8.72%) Git (software)
3 415 (8.68%) Maven
4 380 (7.95%) Selenium
5 375 (7.84%) Subversion
6 343 (7.17%) Jenkins
7 282 (5.90%) JUnit
8 252 (5.27%) JIRA
9 224 (4.68%) Ant
10 181 (3.79%) WebDriver
11 124 (2.59%) Visual Studio
12 111 (2.32%) JMeter
13 86 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
14 84 (1.76%) HP UFT
15 82 (1.71%) Cucumber
16 65 (1.36%) IntelliJ
16 65 (1.36%) TestNG
17 53 (1.11%) Mockito
18 48 (1.00%) SoapUI
19 46 (0.96%) jMock
General
1 1033 (21.60%) Finance
2 348 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 187 (3.91%) Retail
4 173 (3.62%) Banking
5 83 (1.74%) Marketing
6 77 (1.61%) Automotive
7 75 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 64 (1.34%) Advertising
9 63 (1.32%) Electronics
10 55 (1.15%) Aerospace
11 53 (1.11%) Publishing
12 47 (0.98%) Games
13 34 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.50%) Legal
15 21 (0.44%) French Language
16 19 (0.40%) German Language
17 17 (0.36%) Military
18 16 (0.33%) Front Office
19 14 (0.29%) Back Office
20 13 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2642 (55.25%) Developer
2 1510 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 593 (12.40%) Software Engineer
4 517 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 369 (7.72%) Senior Java Developer
6 354 (7.40%) Analyst
7 301 (6.29%) Software Developer
8 268 (5.60%) Architect
9 217 (4.54%) Web Developer
10 196 (4.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 192 (4.02%) Graduate
12 159 (3.32%) Junior
13 154 (3.22%) Senior Software Engineer
14 146 (3.05%) Tester
15 139 (2.91%) Java Software Engineer
16 134 (2.80%) Test Analyst
16 134 (2.80%) Consultant
17 120 (2.51%) Applications Developer
17 120 (2.51%) Junior Developer
18 109 (2.28%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1319 (27.58%) HTML
2 1149 (24.03%) Spring
3 1069 (22.35%) XML
4 1018 (21.29%) Web Services
5 917 (19.18%) J2EE
6 884 (18.49%) CSS
7 789 (16.50%) .NET
8 742 (15.52%) Hibernate
9 586 (12.25%) jQuery
10 408 (8.53%) Ajax
11 392 (8.20%) JSP
12 391 (8.18%) JSON
13 376 (7.86%) SOAP
14 366 (7.65%) REST
15 344 (7.19%) HTML5
16 291 (6.09%) Java EE
17 255 (5.33%) Servlets
18 240 (5.02%) AngularJS
19 207 (4.33%) Spring MVC
20 195 (4.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 748 (15.64%) Computer Science
2 418 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 208 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 186 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 177 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 149 (3.12%) Data Structures
7 109 (2.28%) User Experience
8 90 (1.88%) Social Media
9 84 (1.76%) Visualisation
10 80 (1.67%) Client/Server
11 76 (1.59%) Derivative
12 75 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 73 (1.53%) Equities
14 65 (1.36%) Physics
15 60 (1.25%) Algorithms
16 51 (1.07%) Mainframe
17 48 (1.00%) Clustering
17 48 (1.00%) Data Integration
18 47 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
19 42 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1244 (26.01%) Linux
2 708 (14.81%) Windows
3 689 (14.41%) UNIX
4 298 (6.23%) Android
5 207 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 120 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 48 (1.00%) CentOS
9 44 (0.92%) Windows 7
10 36 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 28 (0.59%) Debian
13 27 (0.56%) AIX
13 27 (0.56%) Solaris
13 27 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
14 23 (0.48%) Windows XP
15 22 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (0.29%) Windows 8
18 13 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1897 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1101 (23.02%) Software Engineering
3 643 (13.45%) OO
4 592 (12.38%) Scrum
5 579 (12.11%) TDD
6 564 (11.79%) SDLC
7 447 (9.35%) MVC
8 377 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
9 365 (7.63%) E-Commerce
10 338 (7.07%) Unit Testing
11 308 (6.44%) Web Development
12 307 (6.42%) SOA
12 307 (6.42%) UML
13 289 (6.04%) Open Source
14 273 (5.71%) Waterfall
15 266 (5.56%) Project Management
16 249 (5.21%) Test Automation
17 234 (4.89%) OOP
18 224 (4.68%) Multithreading
19 218 (4.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1680 (35.13%) SQL
2 1579 (33.02%) JavaScript
3 848 (17.73%) C#
4 756 (15.81%) C++
5 494 (10.33%) Python
6 480 (10.04%) PHP
7 340 (7.11%) C
8 293 (6.13%) PL/SQL
9 285 (5.96%) Ruby
10 241 (5.04%) Perl
11 166 (3.47%) Shell Script
12 147 (3.07%) VB
13 103 (2.15%) VB.NET
14 102 (2.13%) COBOL
15 92 (1.92%) Objective-C
16 82 (1.71%) Scala
17 78 (1.63%) Bash Shell
18 69 (1.44%) T-SQL
19 59 (1.23%) XQuery
19 59 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1146 (23.96%) Degree
2 175 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 115 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 94 (1.97%) ISEB
5 90 (1.88%) ISTQB
6 39 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 29 (0.61%) Sun Certification
8 27 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 23 (0.48%) PhD
10 17 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
10 17 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.31%) PMI Certification
12 15 (0.31%) OCPJP
13 13 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.21%) MCSE
15 9 (0.19%) CCNA
15 9 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
15 9 (0.19%) IC3 Certification
16 8 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (8.20%) QA
2 32 (0.67%) SLA
3 30 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.17%) Section 508
7 8 (0.17%) WCAG
8 6 (0.13%) GCP
8 6 (0.13%) TickIT
9 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.10%) DICOM
10 3 (0.063%) COBIT
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.021%) HL7
System Software
1 83 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
3 41 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 30 (0.63%) KVM
5 26 (0.54%) Xen
6 14 (0.29%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.29%) VMware ESX
6 14 (0.29%) Varnish
7 12 (0.25%) Firmware
8 11 (0.23%) IMail Server
9 10 (0.21%) iptables
10 9 (0.19%) XenServer
11 7 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.10%) vSphere
14 4 (0.084%) XenApp
14 4 (0.084%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.084%) Docker
14 4 (0.084%) Ceph
15 3 (0.063%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 138 (2.89%) Puppet
2 76 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 33 (0.69%) Nagios
5 31 (0.65%) Ansible
6 26 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 26 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 26 (0.54%) Data Guard
7 17 (0.36%) SCCM
8 14 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 14 (0.29%) Graphite
9 12 (0.25%) Cacti
9 12 (0.25%) Nessus
10 11 (0.23%) Nmap
10 11 (0.23%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.13%) Hyperic
11 6 (0.13%) Zenoss
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle ZFS
11 6 (0.13%) Icinga
12 4 (0.084%) Salt
Vendors
1 1077 (22.52%) Oracle
2 358 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 138 (2.89%) Red Hat
4 134 (2.80%) SAP
5 113 (2.36%) VMware
6 105 (2.20%) IBM
7 86 (1.80%) HP
8 77 (1.61%) Google
8 77 (1.61%) hybris
9 60 (1.25%) Adobe
10 46 (0.96%) Sun
11 42 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
12 40 (0.84%) Cisco
13 39 (0.82%) Atlassian
14 33 (0.69%) Xamarin
15 28 (0.59%) Informatica
15 28 (0.59%) JD Edwards
16 26 (0.54%) EMC
17 24 (0.50%) Sitecore
17 24 (0.50%) iRise
Reading, Berkshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + excellent corporate benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago