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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 2460 2695 2717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 11.57% 11.47% 11.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.83% 23.36% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2127 2305 2349
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £63,000
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
10321 11537 11454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.54% 49.08% 50.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8835 9954 10027
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 0 628 £52,500 +8.80% 50
Berkshire +1 499 £55,000 +15.78% 60
Hampshire -2 321 £41,000 -3.52% 40
East Sussex +2 236 £48,000 +20.00% 11
West Sussex +6 229 £40,750 -9.44% 10
Buckinghamshire -1 196 £42,500 +10.38% 18
Oxfordshire -5 179 £40,000 -11.11% 31
Kent +29 111 £45,000 +5.26% 12
Middlesex +9 57 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Sussex +4 6 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Home Counties -1 3 £100,000 +100.00%
M4 Corridor - 3 £45,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1875 (39.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1743 (36.28%) SQL
3 1511 (31.45%) JavaScript
4 1248 (25.98%) HTML
5 1227 (25.54%) Linux
6 1192 (24.81%) Spring
7 1147 (23.88%) Software Engineering
8 1146 (23.86%) Oracle
9 1090 (22.69%) Degree
10 1042 (21.69%) Web Services
11 1014 (21.11%) XML
12 985 (20.50%) J2EE
13 943 (19.63%) Finance
14 910 (18.94%) C#
15 881 (18.34%) CSS
16 794 (16.53%) .NET
17 776 (16.15%) MySQL
18 758 (15.78%) Hibernate
19 751 (15.63%) C++
20 705 (14.68%) Windows
21 702 (14.61%) OO
22 674 (14.03%) Computer Science
23 652 (13.57%) UNIX
24 639 (13.30%) Tomcat
25 636 (13.24%) Scrum
26 628 (13.07%) TDD
27 626 (13.03%) SQL Server
28 547 (11.39%) jQuery
29 525 (10.93%) Eclipse
30 482 (10.03%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 639 (13.30%) Tomcat
2 430 (8.95%) Apache
3 333 (6.93%) JBoss
4 247 (5.14%) WebSphere
5 204 (4.25%) WebLogic
6 131 (2.73%) Node.js
7 109 (2.27%) CMS
8 107 (2.23%) IIS
9 82 (1.71%) Apache Solr
10 51 (1.06%) SharePoint
11 48 (1.00%) Jetty
12 43 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
13 39 (0.81%) Confluence
13 39 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
14 36 (0.75%) nginx
15 34 (0.71%) NetWeaver
16 33 (0.69%) Mule
16 33 (0.69%) Drupal
16 33 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
17 32 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 240 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 71 (1.48%) MS Office
3 20 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.31%) MS Project
5 15 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.25%) Mingle
7 10 (0.21%) SPSS
7 10 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
9 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.15%) RoboHelp
9 7 (0.15%) Mathematica
9 7 (0.15%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.042%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.021%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 36 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 33 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (0.40%) SAP SRM
4 17 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 16 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.17%) AWD
10 7 (0.15%) Magento
10 7 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.12%) Retail-J
11 6 (0.12%) BusinessWare
12 5 (0.10%) Maximo
13 4 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
14 3 (0.062%) TIBCO iProcess
14 3 (0.062%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 180 (3.75%) SaaS
2 139 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.27%) GitHub
7 10 (0.21%) PaaS
8 6 (0.12%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.083%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.083%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.062%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.062%) Taleo
11 2 (0.042%) IaaS
11 2 (0.042%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.042%) Responsys
11 2 (0.042%) Force.com
11 2 (0.042%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.021%) Heroku
12 1 (0.021%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.021%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (3.31%) HTTP
2 120 (2.50%) Internet
3 98 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 84 (1.75%) DNS
5 47 (0.98%) LDAP
5 47 (0.98%) SAN
6 44 (0.92%) SSL
7 42 (0.87%) Firewall
8 41 (0.85%) SMTP
9 37 (0.77%) WAN
9 37 (0.77%) LAN
10 33 (0.69%) Ethernet
11 32 (0.67%) Wireless
12 29 (0.60%) SDH
12 29 (0.60%) MPLS
13 27 (0.56%) DHCP
14 25 (0.52%) FTP
14 25 (0.52%) VPN
15 23 (0.48%) NAS
15 23 (0.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (16.15%) MySQL
2 626 (13.03%) SQL Server
3 371 (7.72%) Relational Database
4 221 (4.60%) Oracle Database
5 194 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
6 177 (3.68%) NoSQL
7 171 (3.56%) RDBMS
8 117 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 95 (1.98%) Big Data
10 87 (1.81%) Hadoop
11 78 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
12 66 (1.37%) DB2
13 57 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 54 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 46 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 42 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 42 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
17 40 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
18 39 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
19 34 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 525 (10.93%) Eclipse
2 482 (10.03%) Maven
3 429 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 398 (8.28%) Subversion
5 386 (8.03%) Selenium
6 358 (7.45%) Jenkins
7 309 (6.43%) JUnit
8 244 (5.08%) JIRA
9 238 (4.95%) Ant
10 216 (4.50%) WebDriver
11 141 (2.94%) JMeter
12 134 (2.79%) Visual Studio
13 103 (2.14%) TestNG
14 93 (1.94%) Cucumber
15 90 (1.87%) QuickTest Pro
16 88 (1.83%) SoapUI
17 75 (1.56%) IntelliJ
18 70 (1.46%) Mockito
19 68 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
20 63 (1.31%) NetBeans
General
1 943 (19.63%) Finance
2 355 (7.39%) Telecoms
3 176 (3.66%) Retail
4 168 (3.50%) Banking
5 95 (1.98%) Advertising
6 79 (1.64%) Marketing
7 76 (1.58%) Automotive
8 58 (1.21%) Electronics
9 54 (1.12%) Publishing
10 49 (1.02%) Aerospace
11 42 (0.87%) Games
12 40 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 34 (0.71%) Investment Banking
14 20 (0.42%) Military
14 20 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.35%) French Language
16 13 (0.27%) Legal
17 12 (0.25%) Billing
18 10 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2662 (55.41%) Developer
2 1542 (32.10%) Java Developer
3 616 (12.82%) Software Engineer
4 532 (11.07%) Senior Developer
5 381 (7.93%) Analyst
6 346 (7.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 344 (7.16%) Software Developer
8 271 (5.64%) Architect
9 213 (4.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 201 (4.18%) Web Developer
11 165 (3.43%) Tester
12 148 (3.08%) Graduate
13 146 (3.04%) Junior
14 141 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
15 139 (2.89%) Test Analyst
15 139 (2.89%) Consultant
16 136 (2.83%) Java Software Engineer
17 116 (2.41%) Junior Developer
18 114 (2.37%) Applications Developer
19 106 (2.21%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1248 (25.98%) HTML
2 1192 (24.81%) Spring
3 1042 (21.69%) Web Services
4 1014 (21.11%) XML
5 985 (20.50%) J2EE
6 881 (18.34%) CSS
7 794 (16.53%) .NET
8 758 (15.78%) Hibernate
9 547 (11.39%) jQuery
10 445 (9.26%) JSP
11 437 (9.10%) SOAP
12 434 (9.03%) Ajax
13 386 (8.03%) JSON
14 350 (7.29%) REST
15 331 (6.89%) Java EE
16 271 (5.64%) HTML5
17 246 (5.12%) Spring MVC
18 244 (5.08%) Servlets
19 243 (5.06%) RESTful
20 226 (4.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 674 (14.03%) Computer Science
2 442 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 311 (6.47%) Open Source
4 205 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 184 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
6 170 (3.54%) Mathematics
7 120 (2.50%) Data Structures
8 116 (2.41%) User Experience
9 85 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 73 (1.52%) Derivative
10 73 (1.52%) Management Information System
10 73 (1.52%) Social Media
11 70 (1.46%) Equities
12 68 (1.42%) Visualisation
13 64 (1.33%) Physics
14 59 (1.23%) Algorithms
15 55 (1.14%) Clustering
16 50 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
17 45 (0.94%) Mainframe
18 35 (0.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1227 (25.54%) Linux
2 705 (14.68%) Windows
3 652 (13.57%) UNIX
4 292 (6.08%) Android
5 178 (3.71%) Apple iOS
6 123 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 51 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 32 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (0.65%) AIX
12 30 (0.62%) Solaris
12 30 (0.62%) CentOS
13 28 (0.58%) Debian
14 26 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (0.50%) Mac OS X
16 18 (0.37%) Windows 8
17 17 (0.35%) Windows XP
18 11 (0.23%) SUSE
19 10 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1875 (39.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1147 (23.88%) Software Engineering
3 702 (14.61%) OO
4 636 (13.24%) Scrum
5 628 (13.07%) TDD
6 482 (10.03%) MVC
7 424 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
8 367 (7.64%) SOA
9 341 (7.10%) Unit Testing
10 339 (7.06%) UML
11 337 (7.01%) E-Commerce
12 319 (6.64%) Web Development
13 295 (6.14%) Waterfall
14 281 (5.85%) Test Automation
15 252 (5.25%) Project Management
16 233 (4.85%) OOP
17 231 (4.81%) OOD
18 229 (4.77%) Multithreading
19 224 (4.66%) Automated Testing
20 221 (4.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1743 (36.28%) SQL
2 1511 (31.45%) JavaScript
3 910 (18.94%) C#
4 751 (15.63%) C++
5 450 (9.37%) Python
6 443 (9.22%) PHP
7 299 (6.22%) C
8 298 (6.20%) PL/SQL
9 275 (5.72%) Ruby
10 239 (4.98%) Perl
11 163 (3.39%) VB
12 124 (2.58%) Shell Script
13 91 (1.89%) VB.NET
14 88 (1.83%) T-SQL
14 88 (1.83%) COBOL
15 84 (1.75%) Scala
16 77 (1.60%) Objective-C
17 72 (1.50%) Bash Shell
18 61 (1.27%) XPath
19 59 (1.23%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1090 (22.69%) Degree
2 168 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 120 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 83 (1.73%) ISEB
5 74 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 32 (0.67%) PhD
6 32 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 28 (0.58%) OCPJP
8 27 (0.56%) Sun Certification
9 25 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 23 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
11 21 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (0.44%) PMI Certification
12 18 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
13 16 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.27%) CCNA
14 13 (0.27%) PMP
14 13 (0.27%) MCSE
14 13 (0.27%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 376 (7.83%) QA
2 38 (0.79%) SLA
3 34 (0.71%) PCI DSS
4 29 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.19%) Section 508
5 9 (0.19%) WCAG
6 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.12%) COBIT
9 5 (0.10%) HL7
9 5 (0.10%) DICOM
10 4 (0.083%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.021%) COSO
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 89 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
4 26 (0.54%) KVM
5 25 (0.52%) Xen
6 20 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.33%) iptables
8 15 (0.31%) Firmware
9 10 (0.21%) vSphere
10 9 (0.19%) Varnish
11 8 (0.17%) vCloud
11 8 (0.17%) IMail Server
12 7 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.12%) XenServer
14 5 (0.10%) NFS
14 5 (0.10%) VMware ESX
15 4 (0.083%) Ceph
16 3 (0.062%) Postfix
16 3 (0.062%) HDFS
16 3 (0.062%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 83 (1.73%) Puppet
2 69 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
3 48 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.56%) Nagios
5 17 (0.35%) SCCM
6 16 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 16 (0.33%) Data Guard
7 15 (0.31%) Ansible
7 15 (0.31%) Netcool
8 11 (0.23%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.23%) Cacti
9 10 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (0.19%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.17%) Zenoss
12 7 (0.15%) SCOM
12 7 (0.15%) Icinga
13 5 (0.10%) Salt
13 5 (0.10%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 5 (0.10%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 4 (0.083%) logstash
Vendors
1 1146 (23.86%) Oracle
2 391 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 134 (2.79%) Red Hat
4 122 (2.54%) VMware
5 119 (2.48%) IBM
6 114 (2.37%) SAP
7 82 (1.71%) HP
8 81 (1.69%) hybris
9 74 (1.54%) Google
10 58 (1.21%) Adobe
10 58 (1.21%) Sun
11 46 (0.96%) Xamarin
12 41 (0.85%) Informatica
13 35 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
13 35 (0.73%) Cisco
14 33 (0.69%) Business Objects
15 32 (0.67%) Atlassian
16 30 (0.62%) Sitecore
17 29 (0.60%) Sencha
17 29 (0.60%) Cramer
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