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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2358 2351 3069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.78% 10.82% 13.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.89% 21.67% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2029 1960 2778
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
10303 10849 12383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.12% 49.92% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8831 9219 11277
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +2 608 £47,500 - 57
Berkshire -12 467 £50,000 -4.76% 69
Hampshire +2 420 £40,500 -4.70% 52
Buckinghamshire +1 192 £42,750 +4.26% 12
Oxfordshire +3 189 £41,250 -8.33% 38
Kent +51 176 £45,000 +4.04% 16
East Sussex -1 130 £40,000 +14.28% 7
West Sussex -12 111 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Middlesex -5 44 £45,000 -18.18% 9
Sussex +4 8 £47,500 -5.00%
M4 Corridor - 5 £70,000 -
Thames Valley - 3 £50,000 -
Home Counties +5 2 £77,500 +14.81%
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1727 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1708 (36.89%) SQL
3 1537 (33.20%) JavaScript
4 1308 (28.25%) HTML
5 1238 (26.74%) Degree
6 1209 (26.11%) Linux
7 1118 (24.15%) Oracle
8 1092 (23.59%) Software Engineering
9 1024 (22.12%) Spring
10 1008 (21.77%) CSS
11 972 (20.99%) C#
12 959 (20.71%) XML
13 947 (20.45%) J2EE
14 889 (19.20%) Web Services
15 820 (17.71%) C++
16 803 (17.34%) MySQL
17 790 (17.06%) .NET
18 750 (16.20%) Computer Science
19 727 (15.70%) OO
20 627 (13.54%) Finance
21 617 (13.33%) Windows
22 615 (13.28%) SQL Server
23 606 (13.09%) Hibernate
24 580 (12.53%) TDD
25 561 (12.12%) jQuery
26 555 (11.99%) UNIX
27 537 (11.60%) Tomcat
28 521 (11.25%) MVC
29 520 (11.23%) Scrum
30 508 (10.97%) PHP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
1 537 (11.60%) Tomcat
2 397 (8.57%) Apache
3 266 (5.75%) JBoss
4 170 (3.67%) WebLogic
5 148 (3.20%) WebSphere
6 111 (2.40%) IIS
7 87 (1.88%) Node.js
8 84 (1.81%) Apache Solr
9 77 (1.66%) CMS
10 65 (1.40%) SharePoint
11 49 (1.06%) Apache ServiceMix
12 42 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
13 41 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
14 39 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 36 (0.78%) Confluence
16 34 (0.73%) nginx
16 34 (0.73%) NetWeaver
17 26 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
18 22 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
19 21 (0.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 239 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.12%) MS Office
3 36 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.30%) MS Project
5 12 (0.26%) SPSS
6 11 (0.24%) Mathematica
7 10 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.13%) ArcView
9 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.022%) Doxygen
10 1 (0.022%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.022%) Simulink
10 1 (0.022%) Maya
Business Applications
1 29 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 17 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.32%) Magento
6 12 (0.26%) Retail-J
7 11 (0.24%) Maximo
8 7 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.11%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.11%) SAP BPC
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
11 3 (0.065%) SAP R/3
11 3 (0.065%) Agresso
11 3 (0.065%) Oracle HRMS
11 3 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.065%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 130 (2.81%) SaaS
2 90 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 20 (0.43%) GitHub
7 15 (0.32%) Force.com
8 11 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.22%) Basecamp
10 9 (0.19%) PaaS
11 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.11%) ElastiCache
13 5 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.11%) Route 53
13 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.11%) IaaS
14 3 (0.065%) Office 365
15 2 (0.043%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.043%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 258 (5.57%) HTTP
2 188 (4.06%) Internet
3 114 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 75 (1.62%) DNS
5 67 (1.45%) SAN
5 67 (1.45%) LDAP
6 66 (1.43%) SSL
7 47 (1.02%) Firewall
8 31 (0.67%) FTP
9 30 (0.65%) LAN
10 28 (0.60%) WAN
10 28 (0.60%) Broadband
11 26 (0.56%) VoIP
12 24 (0.52%) Ethernet
12 24 (0.52%) CTI
13 23 (0.50%) 3G
13 23 (0.50%) SMTP
14 21 (0.45%) Wireless
15 19 (0.41%) SDH
15 19 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 803 (17.34%) MySQL
2 615 (13.28%) SQL Server
3 271 (5.85%) Relational Database
4 218 (4.71%) Oracle Database
5 182 (3.93%) NoSQL
6 176 (3.80%) Big Data
7 170 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
8 142 (3.07%) Hadoop
9 120 (2.59%) MongoDB
10 113 (2.44%) RDBMS
11 76 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 68 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 67 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 67 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 57 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 50 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
16 48 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 47 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
18 45 (0.97%) HBase
19 42 (0.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 437 (9.44%) Git (software)
2 381 (8.23%) Eclipse
3 367 (7.93%) Maven
4 346 (7.47%) Subversion
5 343 (7.41%) JUnit
6 316 (6.83%) Selenium
7 260 (5.62%) Jenkins
8 251 (5.42%) JIRA
9 185 (4.00%) Ant
10 173 (3.74%) WebDriver
11 131 (2.83%) Visual Studio
12 110 (2.38%) Mockito
13 106 (2.29%) TestNG
14 96 (2.07%) JMeter
15 75 (1.62%) SoapUI
16 67 (1.45%) Hudson
17 61 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
18 55 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
19 52 (1.12%) Cucumber
20 47 (1.02%) NetBeans
General
1 627 (13.54%) Finance
2 335 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 138 (2.98%) Banking
4 131 (2.83%) Retail
5 123 (2.66%) Marketing
6 71 (1.53%) Publishing
7 68 (1.47%) Advertising
8 44 (0.95%) Automotive
9 43 (0.93%) Legal
10 42 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 40 (0.86%) Aerospace
12 36 (0.78%) Electronics
13 24 (0.52%) French Language
14 21 (0.45%) Games
14 21 (0.45%) Military
15 19 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 17 (0.37%) Billing
17 16 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.28%) German Language
19 11 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2571 (55.53%) Developer
2 1345 (29.05%) Java Developer
3 539 (11.64%) Senior Developer
4 496 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 410 (8.86%) Software Developer
6 384 (8.29%) Analyst
7 318 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 244 (5.27%) Web Developer
9 242 (5.23%) Architect
10 193 (4.17%) Consultant
11 188 (4.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 173 (3.74%) Graduate
13 151 (3.26%) Programmer
14 148 (3.20%) Junior
15 137 (2.96%) Senior Software Engineer
16 131 (2.83%) Junior Developer
17 122 (2.63%) Tester
18 119 (2.57%) Team Leader
19 109 (2.35%) Java Software Engineer
20 107 (2.31%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1308 (28.25%) HTML
2 1024 (22.12%) Spring
3 1008 (21.77%) CSS
4 959 (20.71%) XML
5 947 (20.45%) J2EE
6 889 (19.20%) Web Services
7 790 (17.06%) .NET
8 606 (13.09%) Hibernate
9 561 (12.12%) jQuery
10 417 (9.01%) JSP
11 404 (8.73%) SOAP
12 304 (6.57%) Java EE
13 296 (6.39%) Ajax
14 284 (6.13%) JSON
15 248 (5.36%) REST
16 237 (5.12%) ASP.NET
17 233 (5.03%) HTML5
18 224 (4.84%) RESTful
19 218 (4.71%) JDBC
20 214 (4.62%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 750 (16.20%) Computer Science
2 371 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
3 283 (6.11%) Open Source
4 260 (5.62%) Mathematics
5 164 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 146 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 137 (2.96%) User Experience
8 121 (2.61%) Algorithms
9 100 (2.16%) Client/Server
10 93 (2.01%) Physics
11 82 (1.77%) Management Information System
12 78 (1.68%) Social Media
13 77 (1.66%) iPad
14 61 (1.32%) Life Science
15 59 (1.27%) Visualisation
16 51 (1.10%) Statistics
17 50 (1.08%) Kindle
18 43 (0.93%) Clustering
19 39 (0.84%) Data Integration
20 38 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1209 (26.11%) Linux
2 617 (13.33%) Windows
3 555 (11.99%) UNIX
4 252 (5.44%) Android
5 140 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 83 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 78 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (1.56%) Solaris
9 68 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (1.08%) CentOS
11 37 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 29 (0.63%) Debian
13 23 (0.50%) Windows 7
14 22 (0.48%) AIX
15 16 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.32%) Windows NT
17 14 (0.30%) Windows XP
17 14 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 14 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1727 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1092 (23.59%) Software Engineering
3 727 (15.70%) OO
4 580 (12.53%) TDD
5 521 (11.25%) MVC
6 520 (11.23%) Scrum
7 393 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
8 367 (7.93%) SOA
9 330 (7.13%) E-Commerce
10 325 (7.02%) Web Development
11 300 (6.48%) Unit Testing
11 300 (6.48%) Mentoring
12 284 (6.13%) UML
13 252 (5.44%) Project Management
14 240 (5.18%) Test Automation
15 232 (5.01%) BDD
16 213 (4.60%) OOP
17 202 (4.36%) Multithreading
18 196 (4.23%) OOD
19 185 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1708 (36.89%) SQL
2 1537 (33.20%) JavaScript
3 972 (20.99%) C#
4 820 (17.71%) C++
5 508 (10.97%) PHP
6 413 (8.92%) C
7 382 (8.25%) Python
8 298 (6.44%) PL/SQL
9 274 (5.92%) Perl
10 204 (4.41%) Ruby
11 133 (2.87%) VB
12 129 (2.79%) Shell Script
13 99 (2.14%) Bash Shell
14 94 (2.03%) Groovy
15 93 (2.01%) Scala
15 93 (2.01%) VB.NET
16 86 (1.86%) T-SQL
17 84 (1.81%) Objective-C
18 60 (1.30%) VB6
19 51 (1.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1238 (26.74%) Degree
2 250 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 154 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 76 (1.64%) ISEB
5 65 (1.40%) PhD
6 42 (0.91%) ISTQB
7 40 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 37 (0.80%) Sun Certification
9 35 (0.76%) OCPJP
10 30 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 27 (0.58%) Postgraduate
12 26 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
13 25 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
14 20 (0.43%) OCMJD
15 15 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 15 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (0.28%) PMI Certification
17 12 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
18 11 (0.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 298 (6.44%) QA
2 58 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 31 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.45%) SLA
5 10 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.19%) HL7
6 9 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.065%) COBIT
7 3 (0.065%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.065%) ISO 8583
7 3 (0.065%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.043%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.022%) COSO
9 1 (0.022%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 64 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.52%) NFS
4 15 (0.32%) HDFS
5 14 (0.30%) Firmware
6 12 (0.26%) vCloud
7 11 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.22%) vSphere
9 9 (0.19%) Postfix
9 9 (0.19%) Samba
10 8 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.15%) IMail Server
12 6 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.086%) Varnish
14 4 (0.086%) Docker
15 3 (0.065%) KVM
15 3 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.065%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.065%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 69 (1.49%) Puppet
2 57 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.48%) Nagios
5 19 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
6 18 (0.39%) Ansible
7 16 (0.35%) Netcool
8 13 (0.28%) Munin
9 12 (0.26%) Graphite
10 11 (0.24%) logstash
11 9 (0.19%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.19%) Cacti
11 9 (0.19%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.17%) SCOM
12 8 (0.17%) StatsD
13 7 (0.15%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 7 (0.15%) Control-M
13 7 (0.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 6 (0.13%) OpenView
14 6 (0.13%) collectd
Vendors
1 1118 (24.15%) Oracle
2 333 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 152 (3.28%) SAP
4 116 (2.51%) Red Hat
5 115 (2.48%) IBM
6 104 (2.25%) VMware
7 83 (1.79%) Google
8 77 (1.66%) hybris
9 71 (1.53%) Sun
10 59 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
11 50 (1.08%) HP
12 41 (0.89%) Adobe
13 38 (0.82%) Zend
14 36 (0.78%) Business Objects
15 35 (0.76%) Atlassian
16 28 (0.60%) TIBCO
17 25 (0.54%) Cisco
17 25 (0.54%) Informatica
18 24 (0.52%) Telerik
18 24 (0.52%) Twitter
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