Period
to 22 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 12 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1871 1948 1985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.64% 14.51% 12.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.20% 28.35% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1521 1697 1756
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6878 6872 8086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 57.51% 51.17% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5752 6001 6973
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the East of England

Java
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Java in the East of England

Java
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in the East of England

Java
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 August 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -2 814 £45,000 - 72
Hertfordshire -5 563 £50,000 - 22
Essex +11 254 £50,000 - 12
Bedfordshire +6 114 £43,750 -19.72% 7
Norfolk -5 68 £35,000 -15.66% 9
Suffolk -7 62 £38,750 +3.33% 4
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Java.

1 757 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (32.76%) Software Engineering
3 548 (29.29%) Degree
4 541 (28.92%) Computer Science
5 508 (27.15%) Python
6 478 (25.55%) JavaScript
7 456 (24.37%) C++
8 436 (23.30%) C#
9 434 (23.20%) Spring
10 414 (22.13%) SQL
11 393 (21.00%) HTML
12 389 (20.79%) Linux
13 340 (18.17%) Oracle
14 317 (16.94%) Mathematics
15 306 (16.35%) Web Services
16 287 (15.34%) OO
17 282 (15.07%) CSS
18 269 (14.38%) TDD
19 265 (14.16%) Finance
20 254 (13.58%) Scrum
21 250 (13.36%) SQL Server
22 240 (12.83%) Test Automation
23 234 (12.51%) Windows
23 234 (12.51%) Hibernate
24 231 (12.35%) Computer Science Degree
25 230 (12.29%) XML
26 228 (12.19%) .NET
27 211 (11.28%) Physics
27 211 (11.28%) Algorithms
28 206 (11.01%) MySQL

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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
1 198 (10.58%) Tomcat
2 157 (8.39%) JBoss
3 85 (4.54%) Apache Spark
4 68 (3.63%) WebLogic
5 59 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
6 58 (3.10%) Apache
7 56 (2.99%) WebSphere
8 47 (2.51%) GlassFish
9 28 (1.50%) Confluence
10 27 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 24 (1.28%) IIS
12 23 (1.23%) Apache Pig
13 20 (1.07%) Apache Solr
14 15 (0.80%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (0.64%) Mule
15 12 (0.64%) Mule ESB
16 10 (0.53%) nginx
16 10 (0.53%) SAS
16 10 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.37%) SPSS
2 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.16%) Pipeline Pilot
3 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.11%) Weka
5 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.053%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.053%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.053%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 9 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.48%) Unica
4 8 (0.43%) Movex
5 6 (0.32%) Maximo
6 5 (0.27%) Magento
7 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.16%) SessionCam
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.053%) Exstream
9 1 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.053%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 187 (9.99%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.19%) SaaS
4 31 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.86%) Office 365
6 13 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (0.48%) Silverpop
9 8 (0.43%) Google Play
9 8 (0.43%) IaaS
10 7 (0.37%) GitHub
10 7 (0.37%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 6 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (0.32%) TestFlight
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle CX
12 4 (0.21%) PaaS
13 3 (0.16%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.74%) Internet
2 35 (1.87%) Firewall
3 34 (1.82%) HTTP
4 32 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 20 (1.07%) Wireless
6 14 (0.75%) SAN
7 12 (0.64%) DNS
7 12 (0.64%) NAS
8 9 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (0.48%) ZigBee
9 6 (0.32%) Intranet
10 5 (0.27%) ICMP
10 5 (0.27%) LDAP
11 4 (0.21%) iBeacon
11 4 (0.21%) IPv6
11 4 (0.21%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.21%) VPN
12 3 (0.16%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.16%) PPP
12 3 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 206 (11.01%) MySQL
3 147 (7.86%) NoSQL
4 137 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 98 (5.24%) Big Data
6 88 (4.70%) MongoDB
7 82 (4.38%) Hadoop
8 72 (3.85%) RDBMS
9 68 (3.63%) Oracle Database
10 41 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
11 37 (1.98%) Text Mining
12 30 (1.60%) HBase
13 29 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
14 23 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (1.02%) CouchDB
16 16 (0.86%) Data Mining
16 16 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (0.80%) GIS
18 11 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 152 (8.12%) Maven
2 136 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 127 (6.79%) Selenium
4 113 (6.04%) JIRA
5 107 (5.72%) Jenkins
6 106 (5.67%) Cucumber
7 105 (5.61%) JUnit
8 72 (3.85%) Ant
9 69 (3.69%) Eclipse
10 65 (3.47%) Gradle
11 54 (2.89%) JBehave
12 53 (2.83%) WebDriver
13 49 (2.62%) Visual Studio
14 48 (2.57%) Subversion
15 23 (1.23%) Mockito
16 22 (1.18%) Mercurial
17 20 (1.07%) gulp
17 20 (1.07%) SpecFlow
18 19 (1.02%) Bower
19 18 (0.96%) NUnit
General
1 265 (14.16%) Finance
2 103 (5.51%) Retail
3 52 (2.78%) Banking
4 51 (2.73%) Marketing
5 45 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.19%) Automotive
7 40 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 33 (1.76%) Advertising
9 29 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 23 (1.23%) Games
11 21 (1.12%) Electronics
12 11 (0.59%) Publishing
13 10 (0.53%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.48%) Back Office
14 9 (0.48%) Local Government
15 5 (0.27%) Front Office
15 5 (0.27%) Legal
16 2 (0.11%) Billing
16 2 (0.11%) Digital Economy
16 2 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 1077 (57.56%) Developer
2 683 (36.50%) Java Developer
3 256 (13.68%) Software Engineer
4 241 (12.88%) Graduate
5 191 (10.21%) Software Developer
6 158 (8.44%) Senior Developer
7 152 (8.12%) Graduate Developer
8 135 (7.22%) Java Engineer
9 132 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 115 (6.15%) C++ Software Engineer
11 102 (5.45%) C++ Developer
12 98 (5.24%) Analyst
13 92 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
14 84 (4.49%) C++ Software Developer
14 84 (4.49%) Java Software Engineer
15 78 (4.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 76 (4.06%) Developer in Test
17 74 (3.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 70 (3.74%) Junior
19 68 (3.63%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (23.20%) Spring
2 393 (21.00%) HTML
3 306 (16.35%) Web Services
4 282 (15.07%) CSS
5 234 (12.51%) Hibernate
6 230 (12.29%) XML
7 228 (12.19%) .NET
8 197 (10.53%) Java EE
9 190 (10.15%) J2EE
10 180 (9.62%) AngularJS
11 158 (8.44%) REST
12 138 (7.38%) HTML5
13 110 (5.88%) RESTful
14 104 (5.56%) jQuery
15 102 (5.45%) Spring MVC
16 98 (5.24%) SOAP
17 91 (4.86%) Node.js
18 87 (4.65%) ASP.NET
19 82 (4.38%) JSON
20 75 (4.01%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 541 (28.92%) Computer Science
2 211 (11.28%) Algorithms
3 148 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (6.20%) Mobile App
5 66 (3.53%) Data Structures
6 64 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
7 52 (2.78%) User Experience
8 44 (2.35%) Fintech
9 43 (2.30%) Life Science
10 42 (2.24%) Smart City
11 39 (2.08%) Internet of Things
12 38 (2.03%) Client/Server
13 31 (1.66%) 3D Printing
13 31 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.55%) Smart Energy
15 18 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 16 (0.86%) Augmented Reality
17 15 (0.80%) Grid Computing
17 15 (0.80%) RIA
18 11 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 389 (20.79%) Linux
2 234 (12.51%) Windows
3 150 (8.02%) Android
4 143 (7.64%) Unix
5 104 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.02%) Debian
7 19 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 15 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.53%) CentOS
10 10 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
11 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.27%) Solaris
13 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.27%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.16%) AIX
14 3 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (32.76%) Software Engineering
3 317 (16.94%) Mathematics
4 287 (15.34%) OO
5 269 (14.38%) TDD
6 254 (13.58%) Scrum
7 240 (12.83%) Test Automation
8 211 (11.28%) Physics
9 203 (10.85%) Machine Learning
10 173 (9.25%) SDLC
11 156 (8.34%) Web Development
12 153 (8.18%) MVC
13 131 (7.00%) DevOps
14 119 (6.36%) SOA
15 114 (6.09%) BDD
16 109 (5.83%) Multithreading
17 106 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
18 105 (5.61%) OOP
19 104 (5.56%) E-Commerce
20 103 (5.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 508 (27.15%) Python
2 478 (25.55%) JavaScript
3 456 (24.37%) C++
4 436 (23.30%) C#
5 414 (22.13%) SQL
6 202 (10.80%) C
7 109 (5.83%) Perl
8 105 (5.61%) PL/SQL
9 95 (5.08%) PHP
10 73 (3.90%) Ruby
11 70 (3.74%) MATLAB
12 69 (3.69%) Shell Script
13 60 (3.21%) Scala
14 57 (3.05%) Objective-C
15 53 (2.83%) Bash Shell
16 36 (1.92%) PowerShell
17 34 (1.82%) T-SQL
18 30 (1.60%) R
19 26 (1.39%) Embedded C
20 25 (1.34%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 548 (29.29%) Degree
2 231 (12.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (5.99%) PhD
4 81 (4.33%) Security Cleared
5 57 (3.05%) Numerate Degree
6 34 (1.82%) MCP
6 34 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.91%) SC Cleared
8 14 (0.75%) Sun Certification
9 13 (0.69%) ISEB
10 11 (0.59%) CISSP
10 11 (0.59%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.53%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.43%) CISA
13 6 (0.32%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.32%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.27%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.21%) CISM
15 4 (0.21%) CSSLP
15 4 (0.21%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (6.31%) QA
2 12 (0.64%) SLA
3 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.16%) DICOM
4 3 (0.16%) HL7
4 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.11%) MIL-STD-1553
5 2 (0.11%) RosettaNet
5 2 (0.11%) SEPA
6 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.053%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 83 (4.44%) Docker
2 44 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.80%) vSphere
5 13 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.59%) HDFS
6 11 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.53%) Firmware
8 8 (0.43%) Active Directory
9 7 (0.37%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.37%) KVM
10 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.16%) Xen
12 2 (0.11%) Postfix
12 2 (0.11%) PowerDNS
13 1 (0.053%) LXC
13 1 (0.053%) QEMU
13 1 (0.053%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.053%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
2 55 (2.94%) Puppet
3 53 (2.83%) Ansible
4 18 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (0.48%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 8 (0.43%) Nagios
8 7 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.32%) Packer
10 5 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 5 (0.27%) MOM
10 5 (0.27%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (0.16%) Grafana
12 3 (0.16%) Munin
12 3 (0.16%) Salt
13 2 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 340 (18.17%) Oracle
2 115 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 47 (2.51%) VMware
4 41 (2.19%) SAP
5 35 (1.87%) Google
6 26 (1.39%) IBM
7 23 (1.23%) hybris
8 19 (1.02%) Cloudera
9 18 (0.96%) Red Hat
10 17 (0.91%) NetApp
11 14 (0.75%) HP
11 14 (0.75%) Pega
12 13 (0.69%) Sybase
12 13 (0.69%) Tableau
13 10 (0.53%) Appcelerator
13 10 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
14 9 (0.48%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.48%) Cognizant
14 9 (0.48%) JD Edwards
15 8 (0.43%) Citrix