Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 951 911 1,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 14.53% 11.60% 9.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.22% 27.18% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 871 805 966
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,200 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.26% +4.44%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,255 3,352 4,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.74% 42.70% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,878 2,883 4,074
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,075
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Berkshire

Java
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Java in Berkshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Berkshire

Java
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 402 £55,000 +10.00% 57
Newbury +5 198 £45,000 - 20
Maidenhead +15 88 £52,500 -4.55% 14
Slough +15 62 £50,000 -23.08% 6
Bracknell -42 35 £42,000 -5.08% 11
Wokingham -23 7 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Ascot -30 5 £45,000 +10.43% 2
Windsor +11 3 £100,000 - 2
Hungerford -2 1 £32,500 +35.42% 2
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 390 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (32.39%) JavaScript
3 266 (27.97%) Linux
4 250 (26.29%) SQL
5 236 (24.82%) Spring
6 235 (24.71%) Degree
7 222 (23.34%) C#
8 208 (21.87%) HTML
9 206 (21.66%) Python
10 193 (20.29%) Test Automation
11 178 (18.72%) CSS
12 159 (16.72%) Computer Science
13 153 (16.09%) Web Services
14 150 (15.77%) Scrum
14 150 (15.77%) Continuous Integration
15 149 (15.67%) Jenkins
16 142 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
17 139 (14.62%) Software Engineering
18 131 (13.77%) OO
19 127 (13.35%) Finance
20 126 (13.25%) Selenium
21 125 (13.14%) TDD
22 124 (13.04%) AngularJS
23 118 (12.41%) Computer Science Degree
24 117 (12.30%) Git (software)
24 117 (12.30%) MySQL
25 116 (12.20%) Microservices
26 112 (11.78%) DevOps
27 111 (11.67%) Maven
28 109 (11.46%) C++

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 100 (10.52%) Tomcat
2 72 (7.57%) Apache
3 30 (3.15%) WebLogic
4 25 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (2.31%) Apache Spark
6 17 (1.79%) Apache Pig
7 15 (1.58%) JBoss
7 15 (1.58%) OpenStack
8 14 (1.47%) Confluence
9 12 (1.26%) Apache Solr
9 12 (1.26%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.42%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.42%) IIS
12 4 (0.42%) SAS
12 4 (0.42%) WildFly
13 3 (0.32%) CMS
13 3 (0.32%) WordPress
14 2 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 22 (2.31%) BusinessWare
2 6 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.53%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.53%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 142 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (5.78%) SaaS
3 33 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.10%) Amazon SQS
5 13 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
5 13 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 13 (1.37%) Route 53
6 8 (0.84%) Force.com
7 7 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.74%) GitHub
7 7 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.53%) PaaS
8 5 (0.53%) Serverless
9 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.32%) Boomi
10 3 (0.32%) IaaS
10 3 (0.32%) Tricentis Tosca
11 2 (0.21%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.05%) Firewall
2 26 (2.73%) Internet
3 22 (2.31%) AMQP
4 17 (1.79%) FTP
5 15 (1.58%) SSL
6 13 (1.37%) SNMP
6 13 (1.37%) VPN
7 12 (1.26%) LAN
7 12 (1.26%) WAN
8 11 (1.16%) HTTP
9 9 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (0.84%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.53%) DNS
11 5 (0.53%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.42%) BGP
12 4 (0.42%) EIGRP
12 4 (0.42%) MPLS
12 4 (0.42%) OSPF
12 4 (0.42%) RIP
12 4 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (12.30%) MySQL
2 64 (6.73%) Big Data
3 61 (6.41%) NoSQL
4 55 (5.78%) Relational Database
5 49 (5.15%) MongoDB
6 48 (5.05%) SQL Server
7 46 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 41 (4.31%) Hadoop
8 41 (4.31%) HBase
9 29 (3.05%) DB2
9 29 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
10 27 (2.84%) RDBMS
11 21 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
13 12 (1.26%) MariaDB
14 11 (1.16%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.05%) Oracle Database
16 8 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.74%) Pentaho
17 7 (0.74%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 149 (15.67%) Jenkins
2 126 (13.25%) Selenium
3 117 (12.30%) Git (software)
4 111 (11.67%) Maven
5 85 (8.94%) WebDriver
6 68 (7.15%) Cucumber
7 63 (6.62%) JIRA
8 59 (6.20%) Eclipse
9 54 (5.68%) Subversion
10 48 (5.05%) JMeter
11 45 (4.73%) JUnit
12 41 (4.31%) SoapUI
13 34 (3.58%) Ant
14 21 (2.21%) Gradle
15 20 (2.10%) IntelliJ
16 18 (1.89%) Bitbucket
16 18 (1.89%) Toad
17 17 (1.79%) SpecFlow
18 16 (1.68%) HP UFT
19 13 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 127 (13.35%) Finance
2 57 (5.99%) Retail
3 42 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.68%) Electronics
5 29 (3.05%) Marketing
6 24 (2.52%) Banking
6 24 (2.52%) Digital Economy
7 20 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.37%) Billing
9 12 (1.26%) Advertising
10 8 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (0.84%) Publishing
11 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.53%) Games
13 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 535 (56.26%) Developer
2 360 (37.85%) Java Developer
3 128 (13.46%) Senior Developer
4 103 (10.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 76 (7.99%) Software Developer
6 75 (7.89%) Analyst
7 62 (6.52%) Graduate
7 62 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 54 (5.68%) Tester
9 53 (5.57%) Architect
10 48 (5.05%) Java Engineer
10 48 (5.05%) Junior
10 48 (5.05%) Software Tester
11 44 (4.63%) Lead Developer
12 42 (4.42%) Graduate Developer
13 40 (4.21%) Test Engineer
14 36 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
15 35 (3.68%) Junior Developer
16 32 (3.36%) Support Analyst
17 31 (3.26%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (24.82%) Spring
2 208 (21.87%) HTML
3 178 (18.72%) CSS
4 153 (16.09%) Web Services
5 124 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 109 (11.46%) J2EE
7 91 (9.57%) XML
8 81 (8.52%) Hibernate
9 77 (8.10%) .NET
9 77 (8.10%) REST
10 74 (7.78%) RESTful
11 69 (7.26%) SOAP
12 67 (7.05%) jQuery
13 64 (6.73%) JSON
14 63 (6.62%) Java EE
15 58 (6.10%) Node.js
15 58 (6.10%) React
16 46 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
17 42 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
18 33 (3.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 159 (16.72%) Computer Science
2 84 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (7.15%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (4.21%) User Experience
5 29 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 28 (2.94%) Client/Server
7 20 (2.10%) Fintech
7 20 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (1.89%) Mainframe
9 16 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.26%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.05%) Cyberattack
11 10 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.84%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.74%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.74%) iPad
13 7 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.74%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 266 (27.97%) Linux
2 102 (10.73%) Windows
3 85 (8.94%) Unix
4 47 (4.94%) AIX
5 26 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.89%) Android
7 16 (1.68%) Ubuntu
8 14 (1.47%) Debian
9 13 (1.37%) CentOS
10 12 (1.26%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.53%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.32%) HPUX
13 3 (0.32%) Solaris
13 3 (0.32%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (20.29%) Test Automation
3 150 (15.77%) Continuous Integration
3 150 (15.77%) Scrum
4 139 (14.62%) Software Engineering
5 131 (13.77%) OO
6 125 (13.14%) TDD
7 116 (12.20%) Microservices
8 112 (11.78%) DevOps
9 103 (10.83%) SDLC
10 95 (9.99%) BDD
11 84 (8.83%) Mentoring
11 84 (8.83%) Open Source
12 73 (7.68%) Project Management
13 62 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (6.31%) OOP
15 59 (6.20%) High Availability
16 58 (6.10%) Data Management
16 58 (6.10%) ETL
16 58 (6.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 308 (32.39%) JavaScript
2 250 (26.29%) SQL
3 222 (23.34%) C#
4 206 (21.66%) Python
5 109 (11.46%) C++
6 66 (6.94%) Scala
7 58 (6.10%) C
8 53 (5.57%) PHP
9 51 (5.36%) Bash Shell
9 51 (5.36%) Ruby
10 42 (4.42%) Perl
11 41 (4.31%) Shell Script
12 25 (2.63%) PowerShell
12 25 (2.63%) R
13 21 (2.21%) Go
14 12 (1.26%) Groovy
15 9 (0.95%) Apex Code
15 9 (0.95%) COBOL
16 8 (0.84%) Tcl
17 6 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 235 (24.71%) Degree
2 118 (12.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (5.15%) ISTQB
4 18 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 14 (1.47%) ISEB
7 11 (1.16%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.95%) PhD
9 7 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.63%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.32%) APMP
11 3 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.32%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.21%) RHCE
13 1 (0.11%) CCNA
13 1 (0.11%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.11%) OSCP
13 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.68%) QA
2 18 (1.89%) GDPR
3 8 (0.84%) PMO
4 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.32%) HL7
6 2 (0.21%) PSD2
6 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.21%) SLA
7 1 (0.11%) GCP
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 68 (7.15%) Docker
2 31 (3.26%) HDFS
3 11 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.42%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.21%) NFS
8 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.11%) KVM
9 1 (0.11%) LXC
9 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 41 (4.31%) Ansible
2 40 (4.21%) Puppet
3 39 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.26%) Nagios
4 12 (1.26%) Terraform
5 10 (1.05%) Hadoop YARN
5 10 (1.05%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.84%) Galera Cluster
7 8 (0.84%) OpenNebula
8 5 (0.53%) cPanel
8 5 (0.53%) Salt
9 4 (0.42%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 3 (0.32%) Icinga
10 3 (0.32%) Kibana
10 3 (0.32%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.32%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.21%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.21%) SCCM
12 1 (0.11%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 70 (7.36%) Oracle
2 54 (5.68%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.68%) SAP
3 41 (4.31%) webMethods
4 25 (2.63%) IBM
5 23 (2.42%) Vitria
6 22 (2.31%) Ab Initio
7 21 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (2.21%) TIBCO
8 16 (1.68%) Capita
9 14 (1.47%) HP
10 12 (1.26%) Google
11 11 (1.16%) Informatica
12 9 (0.95%) Adobe
12 9 (0.95%) Cisco
12 9 (0.95%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.95%) Tableau
12 9 (0.95%) VMware
13 8 (0.84%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.74%) Concur