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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2273 2359 2306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.91% 10.60% 10.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.38% 22.22% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1941 1959 1968
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,450 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
10156 10615 10375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.74% 47.68% 48.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8771 8980 9109
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 August 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 August 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
Berkshire +8 541 £50,000 - 68
Surrey -4 494 £50,000 +11.11% 42
Hampshire -5 315 £45,000 +5.88% 67
Oxfordshire +7 224 £40,000 -14.43% 18
Buckinghamshire +2 207 £42,500 +2.40% 25
West Sussex +5 185 £41,000 -8.88% 8
East Sussex +9 163 £47,500 +26.66% 9
Kent +3 96 £41,500 -10.27% 12
Middlesex -13 31 £42,500 +6.25%
Thames Valley -2 3 - -
Sussex -3 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1896 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1549 (33.42%) JavaScript
3 1537 (33.16%) SQL
4 1346 (29.04%) HTML
5 1202 (25.93%) Linux
6 1110 (23.95%) Degree
7 1106 (23.86%) Spring
8 1072 (23.13%) Oracle
9 1020 (22.01%) Web Services
10 1018 (21.96%) XML
11 1016 (21.92%) Software Engineering
12 1009 (21.77%) Finance
13 897 (19.35%) CSS
14 841 (18.14%) J2EE
15 784 (16.91%) Computer Science
16 783 (16.89%) C#
17 753 (16.25%) .NET
18 732 (15.79%) Hibernate
19 689 (14.87%) C++
20 672 (14.50%) UNIX
21 669 (14.43%) Windows
22 625 (13.48%) MySQL
23 615 (13.27%) jQuery
24 584 (12.60%) SQL Server
25 574 (12.38%) Tomcat
26 566 (12.21%) TDD
27 562 (12.13%) Scrum
28 559 (12.06%) OO
29 540 (11.65%) SDLC
30 535 (11.54%) Python

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 574 (12.38%) Tomcat
2 381 (8.22%) Apache
3 290 (6.26%) JBoss
4 249 (5.37%) WebSphere
5 233 (5.03%) WebLogic
6 143 (3.09%) Node.js
7 85 (1.83%) CMS
8 84 (1.81%) IIS
9 71 (1.53%) SharePoint
10 67 (1.45%) Apache Solr
11 66 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
12 64 (1.38%) NetWeaver
13 59 (1.27%) Jetty
14 48 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
14 48 (1.04%) Apache Spark
15 47 (1.01%) Drupal
16 44 (0.95%) Mule
17 41 (0.88%) SAP Portal
18 39 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
18 39 (0.84%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 195 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.12%) MS Office
3 22 (0.47%) FrameMaker
3 22 (0.47%) RoboHelp
3 22 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.30%) Mingle
6 11 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.24%) MS Project
7 9 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.086%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.086%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.086%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.065%) PrintSoft PReS
11 3 (0.065%) SPSS
12 2 (0.043%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.022%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 47 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 31 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (0.65%) SAP SRM
5 27 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
6 24 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
7 17 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
9 15 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
10 14 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
10 14 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
11 11 (0.24%) Oracle HRMS
11 11 (0.24%) Oracle Payroll
12 8 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
13 7 (0.15%) VisionPLUS
14 6 (0.13%) BusinessWare
15 5 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
16 4 (0.086%) Magento
17 3 (0.065%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 203 (4.38%) SaaS
2 173 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
4 44 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (0.56%) GitHub
7 18 (0.39%) Taleo
8 16 (0.35%) PaaS
9 13 (0.28%) Responsys
10 11 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.22%) Google App Engine
12 6 (0.13%) Force.com
12 6 (0.13%) Heroku
13 5 (0.11%) IaaS
14 4 (0.086%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.086%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.065%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.065%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.065%) Basecamp
15 3 (0.065%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 178 (3.84%) HTTP
2 135 (2.91%) TCP/IP
3 109 (2.35%) Internet
4 72 (1.55%) DNS
5 64 (1.38%) Firewall
6 55 (1.19%) SMTP
7 51 (1.10%) SAN
8 40 (0.86%) SSL
9 39 (0.84%) LDAP
10 31 (0.67%) LAN
10 31 (0.67%) VPN
10 31 (0.67%) WAN
11 27 (0.58%) Broadband
12 24 (0.52%) Wireless
13 23 (0.50%) RTP
13 23 (0.50%) NAS
13 23 (0.50%) HTTPS
14 22 (0.47%) VoIP
15 21 (0.45%) CTI
16 20 (0.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 625 (13.48%) MySQL
2 584 (12.60%) SQL Server
3 364 (7.85%) Relational Database
4 290 (6.26%) Oracle Database
5 201 (4.34%) NoSQL
6 185 (3.99%) Big Data
7 184 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
8 158 (3.41%) RDBMS
9 130 (2.80%) MongoDB
10 126 (2.72%) Hadoop
11 96 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
12 93 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
13 65 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 63 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
15 47 (1.01%) DB2
16 45 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
17 39 (0.84%) SAP BI
18 38 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 38 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
19 36 (0.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 415 (8.95%) Eclipse
2 370 (7.98%) Git (software)
3 357 (7.70%) Maven
4 341 (7.36%) Selenium
5 336 (7.25%) Jenkins
6 335 (7.23%) Subversion
7 313 (6.75%) JUnit
8 246 (5.31%) JIRA
9 209 (4.51%) Ant
10 130 (2.80%) WebDriver
11 115 (2.48%) Visual Studio
12 110 (2.37%) Oracle Forms
13 101 (2.18%) Cucumber
14 72 (1.55%) JMeter
15 66 (1.42%) HP UFT
15 66 (1.42%) Mockito
16 48 (1.04%) jMock
16 48 (1.04%) Grunt
17 43 (0.93%) IntelliJ
18 42 (0.91%) Hudson
General
1 1009 (21.77%) Finance
2 333 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 184 (3.97%) Retail
4 140 (3.02%) Banking
5 81 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 76 (1.64%) Marketing
7 74 (1.60%) Electronics
8 52 (1.12%) Automotive
9 51 (1.10%) Games
10 42 (0.91%) Advertising
11 39 (0.84%) Publishing
12 36 (0.78%) Aerospace
13 30 (0.65%) Front Office
14 25 (0.54%) Law
15 21 (0.45%) German Language
16 19 (0.41%) Legal
17 18 (0.39%) French Language
18 17 (0.37%) Investment Banking
19 15 (0.32%) Back Office
20 13 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2537 (54.74%) Developer
2 1418 (30.59%) Java Developer
3 542 (11.69%) Software Engineer
4 513 (11.07%) Senior Developer
5 339 (7.31%) Senior Java Developer
6 319 (6.88%) Analyst
7 253 (5.46%) Software Developer
8 242 (5.22%) Architect
9 227 (4.90%) Graduate
10 206 (4.44%) Web Developer
11 160 (3.45%) Junior
12 154 (3.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 150 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
14 138 (2.98%) Java Software Engineer
15 125 (2.70%) Junior Developer
16 123 (2.65%) Consultant
17 114 (2.46%) Graduate Developer
18 113 (2.44%) QA Engineer
19 110 (2.37%) Development Manager
20 108 (2.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1346 (29.04%) HTML
2 1106 (23.86%) Spring
3 1020 (22.01%) Web Services
4 1018 (21.96%) XML
5 897 (19.35%) CSS
6 841 (18.14%) J2EE
7 753 (16.25%) .NET
8 732 (15.79%) Hibernate
9 615 (13.27%) jQuery
10 403 (8.69%) REST
11 375 (8.09%) HTML5
12 364 (7.85%) Ajax
13 363 (7.83%) SOAP
14 355 (7.66%) JSON
15 341 (7.36%) JSP
16 305 (6.58%) AngularJS
17 301 (6.49%) Java EE
18 215 (4.64%) Servlets
19 207 (4.47%) Spring MVC
20 179 (3.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 784 (16.91%) Computer Science
2 436 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 192 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
4 184 (3.97%) Mathematics
5 149 (3.21%) Data Structures
6 145 (3.13%) Mobile App
7 83 (1.79%) Visualisation
8 82 (1.77%) Management Information System
9 80 (1.73%) User Experience
10 75 (1.62%) Social Media
11 74 (1.60%) Client/Server
12 70 (1.51%) Data Integration
12 70 (1.51%) Derivative
13 68 (1.47%) Physics
13 68 (1.47%) Algorithms
14 67 (1.45%) Equities
15 49 (1.06%) Mainframe
16 42 (0.91%) Clustering
17 40 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
18 37 (0.80%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1202 (25.93%) Linux
2 672 (14.50%) UNIX
3 669 (14.43%) Windows
4 275 (5.93%) Android
5 206 (4.44%) Apple iOS
6 140 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 54 (1.17%) CentOS
8 40 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 39 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 32 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (0.63%) AIX
12 28 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
13 25 (0.54%) Windows XP
14 24 (0.52%) Solaris
15 23 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 21 (0.45%) Mac OS X
17 19 (0.41%) VxWorks
18 17 (0.37%) Debian
19 14 (0.30%) Windows 8
20 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1896 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1016 (21.92%) Software Engineering
3 566 (12.21%) TDD
4 562 (12.13%) Scrum
5 559 (12.06%) OO
6 540 (11.65%) SDLC
7 395 (8.52%) MVC
8 377 (8.13%) E-Commerce
9 369 (7.96%) Unit Testing
10 360 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
11 291 (6.28%) Web Development
12 288 (6.21%) SOA
13 273 (5.89%) UML
14 263 (5.67%) Project Management
15 258 (5.57%) Open Source
16 239 (5.16%) Waterfall
17 215 (4.64%) Automated Testing
18 196 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
19 195 (4.21%) OOP
19 195 (4.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1549 (33.42%) JavaScript
2 1537 (33.16%) SQL
3 783 (16.89%) C#
4 689 (14.87%) C++
5 535 (11.54%) Python
6 449 (9.69%) PHP
7 322 (6.95%) PL/SQL
8 321 (6.93%) C
9 275 (5.93%) Ruby
10 217 (4.68%) Perl
11 151 (3.26%) Shell Script
12 122 (2.63%) VB
13 105 (2.27%) COBOL
14 100 (2.16%) VB.NET
14 100 (2.16%) Scala
15 92 (1.98%) Bash Shell
16 89 (1.92%) Objective-C
17 57 (1.23%) XPath
17 57 (1.23%) XQuery
18 48 (1.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1110 (23.95%) Degree
2 209 (4.51%) Security Cleared
3 129 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 85 (1.83%) ISEB
4 85 (1.83%) ISTQB
5 39 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 37 (0.80%) Sun Certification
7 21 (0.45%) PhD
8 20 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
8 20 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.22%) CCNA
12 10 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.19%) OCPJP
13 9 (0.19%) MCSE
13 9 (0.19%) IC3 Certification
14 8 (0.17%) CCNP
14 8 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 407 (8.78%) QA
2 30 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 28 (0.60%) SLA
4 22 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.13%) TickIT
7 6 (0.13%) GCP
7 6 (0.13%) WCAG
7 6 (0.13%) Section 508
8 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.086%) COBIT
9 4 (0.086%) DICOM
10 3 (0.065%) HL7
11 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 84 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
3 53 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 23 (0.50%) KVM
5 22 (0.47%) Varnish
6 18 (0.39%) VMware ESX
7 16 (0.35%) Xen
7 16 (0.35%) IMail Server
8 10 (0.22%) XenServer
8 10 (0.22%) VirtualBox
8 10 (0.22%) HDFS
9 9 (0.19%) Firmware
10 8 (0.17%) Hyper-V
11 6 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.086%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.086%) XenApp
12 4 (0.086%) Ceph
13 3 (0.065%) vCloud
13 3 (0.065%) Docker
13 3 (0.065%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 177 (3.82%) Puppet
2 94 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 50 (1.08%) Ansible
5 41 (0.88%) Nagios
6 32 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 22 (0.47%) Nessus
7 22 (0.47%) Nmap
8 18 (0.39%) Data Guard
8 18 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (0.35%) Graphite
10 14 (0.30%) ZABBIX
10 14 (0.30%) Cacti
11 13 (0.28%) SCCM
11 13 (0.28%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 7 (0.15%) Icinga
13 6 (0.13%) Rundeck
13 6 (0.13%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1072 (23.13%) Oracle
2 308 (6.65%) Microsoft
3 167 (3.60%) Red Hat
4 143 (3.09%) SAP
5 112 (2.42%) VMware
6 108 (2.33%) HP
7 95 (2.05%) hybris
8 88 (1.90%) IBM
9 80 (1.73%) Google
10 49 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 48 (1.04%) Sun
12 41 (0.88%) Atlassian
13 39 (0.84%) Adobe
14 36 (0.78%) Cisco
15 30 (0.65%) Xamarin
16 28 (0.60%) JD Edwards
17 26 (0.56%) ATG
18 24 (0.52%) Splunk
19 23 (0.50%) Pega
20 19 (0.41%) Genesys
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday