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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 2243 2341 2668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 10.27% 10.77% 12.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.40% 21.65% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1877 2004 2344
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,783 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.95%
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
10015 10812 11391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 45.84% 49.76% 51.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 9459 10145
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +3 556 £47,500 - 70
Berkshire -15 460 £50,000 - 58
Hampshire -2 358 £42,500 - 57
Buckinghamshire +4 214 £44,000 +3.52% 22
Oxfordshire +1 187 £42,500 -5.55% 29
East Sussex +5 171 £39,000 +4.00% 6
Kent +43 120 £45,000 - 20
West Sussex -12 109 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Middlesex -2 53 £40,000 -27.27% 2
M4 Corridor - 8 £70,000 -
Home Counties +10 3 £77,500 +14.81%
Thames Valley - 3 £50,000 -
Sussex -6 2 - -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1738 (36.84%) SQL
2 1699 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
3 1573 (33.34%) JavaScript
4 1417 (30.03%) HTML
5 1238 (26.24%) Degree
6 1224 (25.94%) Linux
7 1126 (23.87%) Oracle
8 1065 (22.57%) CSS
9 1038 (22.00%) Spring
10 1016 (21.53%) Software Engineering
11 1001 (21.22%) XML
12 983 (20.84%) C#
13 951 (20.16%) J2EE
14 911 (19.31%) Web Services
15 841 (17.83%) .NET
16 840 (17.80%) C++
17 768 (16.28%) Computer Science
18 757 (16.04%) MySQL
19 747 (15.83%) OO
20 642 (13.61%) Hibernate
21 634 (13.44%) SQL Server
22 625 (13.25%) Finance
23 610 (12.93%) Windows
24 598 (12.67%) jQuery
25 549 (11.64%) UNIX
26 543 (11.51%) MVC
27 532 (11.28%) Tomcat
27 532 (11.28%) TDD
28 495 (10.49%) PHP
29 486 (10.30%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 532 (11.28%) Tomcat
2 355 (7.52%) Apache
3 243 (5.15%) JBoss
4 180 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 169 (3.58%) WebSphere
6 103 (2.18%) IIS
7 83 (1.76%) Apache Solr
8 80 (1.70%) SharePoint
9 70 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
10 68 (1.44%) Node.js
11 63 (1.34%) Apache ServiceMix
12 60 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
13 52 (1.10%) CMS
14 48 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 44 (0.93%) NetWeaver
16 29 (0.61%) Jetty
17 27 (0.57%) ColdFusion
17 27 (0.57%) Apache Spark
18 26 (0.55%) nginx
19 25 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 240 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 40 (0.85%) MS Office
3 26 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.28%) MS Project
6 12 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.15%) SPSS
8 6 (0.13%) ArcView
8 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.085%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.085%) Mathematica
10 2 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.042%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.021%) Simulink
11 1 (0.021%) Maya
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 31 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
2 30 (0.64%) Magento
3 21 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.36%) Maximo
5 17 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
6 16 (0.34%) Retail-J
7 11 (0.23%) SAP BPC
8 10 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 9 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
12 5 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (0.085%) SAP GRC
13 4 (0.085%) SAP FI/CO
13 4 (0.085%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.085%) SAP FI
14 3 (0.064%) Oracle HRMS
14 3 (0.064%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 130 (2.76%) SaaS
2 82 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.45%) Force.com
6 20 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 17 (0.36%) Basecamp
8 14 (0.30%) GitHub
9 10 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.21%) PaaS
10 9 (0.19%) Office 365
11 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (0.15%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.15%) IaaS
13 5 (0.11%) ElastiCache
13 5 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.085%) Route 53
15 3 (0.064%) Google Apps
16 2 (0.042%) OpenShift
17 1 (0.021%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 282 (5.98%) HTTP
2 227 (4.81%) Internet
3 148 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 88 (1.87%) DNS
5 79 (1.67%) LDAP
5 79 (1.67%) SAN
6 64 (1.36%) SSL
7 54 (1.14%) Firewall
8 38 (0.81%) CTI
9 35 (0.74%) Broadband
9 35 (0.74%) FTP
10 32 (0.68%) SMTP
11 31 (0.66%) VoIP
12 25 (0.53%) DHCP
13 23 (0.49%) 3G
14 18 (0.38%) Wireless
15 14 (0.30%) Wireshark
15 14 (0.30%) SS7
15 14 (0.30%) Intranet
16 13 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 757 (16.04%) MySQL
2 634 (13.44%) SQL Server
3 326 (6.91%) Relational Database
4 241 (5.11%) Oracle Database
5 215 (4.56%) Big Data
6 196 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
7 182 (3.86%) NoSQL
8 174 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 133 (2.82%) RDBMS
10 105 (2.23%) MongoDB
11 103 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 76 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
13 66 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
14 65 (1.38%) HBase
15 60 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
16 59 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
16 59 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 52 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
17 52 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 48 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 391 (8.29%) Git (software)
2 372 (7.88%) Maven
3 356 (7.55%) Eclipse
4 340 (7.21%) Subversion
5 327 (6.93%) JUnit
6 307 (6.51%) Selenium
7 240 (5.09%) Jenkins
8 222 (4.71%) JIRA
9 203 (4.30%) Ant
10 155 (3.29%) WebDriver
11 137 (2.90%) Visual Studio
12 110 (2.33%) Mockito
13 106 (2.25%) TestNG
14 89 (1.89%) JMeter
15 65 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
16 61 (1.29%) Hudson
17 57 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
18 54 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
19 44 (0.93%) YourKit
20 42 (0.89%) DbUnit
General
1 625 (13.25%) Finance
2 331 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 140 (2.97%) Banking
4 131 (2.78%) Retail
5 129 (2.73%) Marketing
6 84 (1.78%) Publishing
7 57 (1.21%) Advertising
8 56 (1.19%) Legal
9 43 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 33 (0.70%) Electronics
10 33 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 30 (0.64%) French Language
12 29 (0.61%) Automotive
13 24 (0.51%) Military
14 22 (0.47%) Games
15 18 (0.38%) Investment Banking
16 16 (0.34%) Billing
16 16 (0.34%) Front Office
17 13 (0.28%) German Language
18 12 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2656 (56.30%) Developer
2 1381 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 550 (11.66%) Senior Developer
4 424 (8.99%) Analyst
4 424 (8.99%) Software Engineer
5 389 (8.25%) Software Developer
6 350 (7.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 271 (5.74%) Web Developer
8 244 (5.17%) Architect
9 209 (4.43%) Consultant
10 193 (4.09%) Graduate
11 191 (4.05%) Programmer
12 182 (3.86%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 155 (3.29%) Junior
14 132 (2.80%) Tester
15 128 (2.71%) Junior Developer
16 127 (2.69%) Senior Software Engineer
17 123 (2.61%) Graduate Developer
18 116 (2.46%) Team Leader
19 114 (2.42%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1417 (30.03%) HTML
2 1065 (22.57%) CSS
3 1038 (22.00%) Spring
4 1001 (21.22%) XML
5 951 (20.16%) J2EE
6 911 (19.31%) Web Services
7 841 (17.83%) .NET
8 642 (13.61%) Hibernate
9 598 (12.67%) jQuery
10 424 (8.99%) JSP
11 376 (7.97%) SOAP
12 293 (6.21%) HTML5
13 292 (6.19%) Ajax
14 260 (5.51%) Java EE
15 246 (5.21%) JSON
16 226 (4.79%) ASP.NET
17 219 (4.64%) REST
18 202 (4.28%) JDBC
19 198 (4.20%) Struts
20 189 (4.01%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 768 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 363 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 299 (6.34%) Mathematics
4 276 (5.85%) Open Source
5 164 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 154 (3.26%) Algorithms
7 145 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 140 (2.97%) User Experience
9 113 (2.40%) Physics
10 104 (2.20%) Social Media
11 82 (1.74%) Client/Server
12 74 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 73 (1.55%) iPad
14 57 (1.21%) Visualisation
15 53 (1.12%) Clustering
16 52 (1.10%) Life Science
17 50 (1.06%) Kindle
18 48 (1.02%) RIA
19 47 (1.00%) Data Integration
20 44 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1224 (25.94%) Linux
2 610 (12.93%) Windows
3 549 (11.64%) UNIX
4 244 (5.17%) Android
5 157 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 90 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 80 (1.70%) Solaris
8 77 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 54 (1.14%) CentOS
11 44 (0.93%) Debian
12 43 (0.91%) Mac OS X
13 30 (0.64%) AIX
14 19 (0.40%) Windows Phone
15 18 (0.38%) Ubuntu
16 16 (0.34%) Windows 7
17 15 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
17 15 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
18 14 (0.30%) Windows NT
18 14 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1699 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1016 (21.53%) Software Engineering
3 747 (15.83%) OO
4 543 (11.51%) MVC
5 532 (11.28%) TDD
6 486 (10.30%) Scrum
7 398 (8.44%) SOA
8 371 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
9 369 (7.82%) E-Commerce
10 325 (6.89%) Web Development
11 287 (6.08%) Unit Testing
12 278 (5.89%) Project Management
13 276 (5.85%) Mentoring
14 261 (5.53%) UML
15 225 (4.77%) Test Automation
16 213 (4.51%) Multithreading
17 211 (4.47%) BDD
18 202 (4.28%) Software Testing
19 189 (4.01%) OOP
20 175 (3.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1738 (36.84%) SQL
2 1573 (33.34%) JavaScript
3 983 (20.84%) C#
4 840 (17.80%) C++
5 495 (10.49%) PHP
6 477 (10.11%) C
7 397 (8.41%) Python
8 285 (6.04%) Perl
9 281 (5.96%) PL/SQL
10 201 (4.26%) Ruby
11 158 (3.35%) VB
12 148 (3.14%) Shell Script
13 122 (2.59%) VB.NET
14 104 (2.20%) Bash Shell
15 101 (2.14%) Groovy
16 94 (1.99%) Objective-C
17 93 (1.97%) Scala
18 88 (1.87%) T-SQL
19 57 (1.21%) MATLAB
19 57 (1.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1238 (26.24%) Degree
2 315 (6.68%) Security Cleared
3 185 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 93 (1.97%) ISEB
5 54 (1.14%) PhD
6 50 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 47 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 47 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 46 (0.97%) Sun Certification
9 43 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
10 32 (0.68%) OCPJP
11 24 (0.51%) Postgraduate
12 22 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
13 17 (0.36%) OCMJD
14 14 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.23%) PMI Certification
16 10 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (0.21%) OCP
17 7 (0.15%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (6.63%) QA
2 64 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.38%) SLA
3 18 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.13%) HL7
5 6 (0.13%) DO-178B
6 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.085%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.064%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.021%) COBIT
9 1 (0.021%) COSO
System Software
1 60 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (0.72%) NFS
3 29 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.34%) Samba
4 16 (0.34%) Postfix
5 14 (0.30%) HDFS
6 13 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.25%) Firmware
8 11 (0.23%) vSphere
9 9 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 8 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.15%) IMail Server
11 7 (0.15%) vCloud
12 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.085%) XenServer
13 4 (0.085%) Docker
14 3 (0.064%) KVM
14 3 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.064%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 88 (1.87%) Puppet
2 54 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
3 28 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (0.59%) Nagios
3 28 (0.59%) Hadoop YARN
4 23 (0.49%) Ansible
5 15 (0.32%) Munin
6 9 (0.19%) Cacti
6 9 (0.19%) logstash
6 9 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.15%) Control-M
7 7 (0.15%) StatsD
8 6 (0.13%) OpenView
8 6 (0.13%) Netcool
9 5 (0.11%) SCCM
9 5 (0.11%) Salt
9 5 (0.11%) Graylog2
9 5 (0.11%) Ambari
9 5 (0.11%) Ganglia
9 5 (0.11%) collectd
Vendors
1 1126 (23.87%) Oracle
2 338 (7.16%) Microsoft
3 168 (3.56%) SAP
4 123 (2.61%) Red Hat
5 94 (1.99%) IBM
6 91 (1.93%) VMware
7 80 (1.70%) Google
8 75 (1.59%) hybris
9 69 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
10 65 (1.38%) Sun
11 43 (0.91%) TIBCO
12 40 (0.85%) Adobe
13 39 (0.83%) HP
14 32 (0.68%) Business Objects
14 32 (0.68%) Zend
15 31 (0.66%) Atlassian
16 25 (0.53%) Telerik
17 23 (0.49%) Cognos
18 19 (0.40%) ATG
18 19 (0.40%) Atomikos
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and progression
Posted: 9 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £65000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: 40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kent
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer Network Defence
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago