The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 95 77 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 11.09% 8.43% 12.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.43% 16.14% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 91 76 86
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Java
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
465 477 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 54.26% 52.25% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 428 434 386
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Java
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Southampton region.

Java Salary Trend in Southampton

Java
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Southampton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 79 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (50.98%) Software Engineering
3 48 (31.37%) SQL
4 43 (28.10%) Oracle
5 37 (24.18%) C#
6 36 (23.53%) .NET
7 35 (22.88%) Scrum
8 34 (22.22%) Linux
8 34 (22.22%) TDD
9 33 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (21.57%) JavaScript
10 31 (20.26%) C++
11 30 (19.61%) HTML
11 30 (19.61%) CSS
11 30 (19.61%) Degree
12 29 (18.95%) PHP
12 29 (18.95%) Python
13 28 (18.30%) OO
13 28 (18.30%) Java EE
14 24 (15.69%) XML
14 24 (15.69%) Android
15 23 (15.03%) Kindle
15 23 (15.03%) Computer Science
15 23 (15.03%) ISO 9001
15 23 (15.03%) Android Development
15 23 (15.03%) Mentoring
16 22 (14.38%) SQL Server
17 21 (13.73%) UNIX
17 21 (13.73%) Coaching
17 21 (13.73%) Jenkins

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 15 (9.80%) Tomcat
2 13 (8.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.92%) IIS
4 3 (1.96%) Apache
5 2 (1.31%) Node.js
5 2 (1.31%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.31%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Agresso
1 3 (1.96%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.61%) Internet
2 3 (1.96%) HTTP
2 3 (1.96%) SNMP
3 1 (0.65%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (9.15%) MySQL
4 8 (5.23%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.27%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.96%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.31%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (1.31%) DB2
8 2 (1.31%) OLAP
8 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.31%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (1.31%) Big Data
8 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.84%) Subversion
2 12 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 11 (7.19%) Maven
4 10 (6.54%) RSpec
5 9 (5.88%) JUnit
5 9 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 5 (3.27%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (2.61%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.61%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.96%) JIRA
8 3 (1.96%) Selenium
9 2 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.31%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.65%) JSUnit
10 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.65%) GCC
General
1 12 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (2.61%) Advertising
3 3 (1.96%) French Language
4 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (39.87%) Developer
2 35 (22.88%) Software Engineer
3 26 (16.99%) Java Developer
4 22 (14.38%) Senior Developer
5 20 (13.07%) Analyst
6 16 (10.46%) Architect
6 16 (10.46%) Programmer
7 15 (9.80%) Analyst Programmer
8 14 (9.15%) Solutions Architect
8 14 (9.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (8.50%) Mobile Developer
10 10 (6.54%) Mobile Software Engineer
11 9 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 8 (5.23%) Applications Developer
12 8 (5.23%) Lead Developer
13 7 (4.58%) Test Engineer
13 7 (4.58%) Software Test Engineer
13 7 (4.58%) Lead Java Developer
14 6 (3.92%) Software Developer
15 5 (3.27%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.53%) .NET
2 30 (19.61%) HTML
2 30 (19.61%) CSS
3 28 (18.30%) Java EE
4 24 (15.69%) XML
5 18 (11.76%) Web Services
6 16 (10.46%) J2EE
6 16 (10.46%) Spring
7 15 (9.80%) Hibernate
7 15 (9.80%) jQuery
7 15 (9.80%) RESTful
7 15 (9.80%) SOAP
8 13 (8.50%) XSLT
9 12 (7.84%) XHTML
10 11 (7.19%) JSON
11 10 (6.54%) JDBC
12 9 (5.88%) JSP
13 8 (5.23%) SWT
14 6 (3.92%) HTML5
14 6 (3.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.03%) Computer Science
1 23 (15.03%) Kindle
2 19 (12.42%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.84%) Open Source
4 3 (1.96%) SWIFT
4 3 (1.96%) W3C
5 2 (1.31%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.65%) EPoS
6 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.65%) Life Science
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.22%) Linux
2 24 (15.69%) Android
3 21 (13.73%) UNIX
4 17 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 13 (8.50%) Windows
6 3 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) AIX
8 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (51.63%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (50.98%) Software Engineering
3 35 (22.88%) Scrum
4 34 (22.22%) TDD
5 33 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (18.30%) OO
7 23 (15.03%) Android Development
7 23 (15.03%) Mentoring
8 21 (13.73%) Coaching
9 18 (11.76%) BDD
10 14 (9.15%) iOS Development
11 13 (8.50%) SOA
12 12 (7.84%) Automated Testing
13 9 (5.88%) OOP
14 8 (5.23%) Kanban
14 8 (5.23%) Test Automation
15 7 (4.58%) Customer Engagement
15 7 (4.58%) Performance Testing
15 7 (4.58%) Unit Testing
15 7 (4.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.37%) SQL
2 37 (24.18%) C#
3 33 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 31 (20.26%) C++
5 29 (18.95%) PHP
5 29 (18.95%) Python
6 17 (11.11%) C
7 16 (10.46%) Ruby
8 15 (9.80%) PL/SQL
9 10 (6.54%) Objective-C
10 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
10 6 (3.92%) VBScript
11 3 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.96%) Perl
12 2 (1.31%) ABAP
12 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.65%) Delphi
13 1 (0.65%) Scala
13 1 (0.65%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 30 (19.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.03%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) HDFS
2 1 (0.65%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) Tivoli
1 7 (4.58%) SCOM
2 6 (3.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 6 (3.92%) Netcool
2 6 (3.92%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 43 (28.10%) Oracle
2 10 (6.54%) SAP
3 6 (3.92%) LANDesk
3 6 (3.92%) IBM
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.92%) Compuware
4 3 (1.96%) Northgate
4 3 (1.96%) NorthgateArinso
5 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.65%) Siebel
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.65%) Apple
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) Telerik
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