Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > East of England
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 17 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 332 614 1,230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 11.17% 10.19% 13.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.31% 20.28% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 289 488 1,069
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £72,875 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,488 3,027 4,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.08% 50.24% 52.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,073 2,323 3,841
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Java as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the East of England over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 -7 119 £57,500 +13.30% 41
Essex +7 104 £61,000 +43.53% 19
Hertfordshire -1 58 £80,000 +39.13% 39
Bedfordshire +37 42 £66,250 +20.45% 12
Norfolk +6 5 £46,500 +16.25% 2
Suffolk +5 5 £63,750 +15.91% 7
Java
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Java.

1 169 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (36.14%) JavaScript
3 113 (34.04%) DevOps
4 100 (30.12%) AWS
5 92 (27.71%) Python
6 88 (26.51%) C#
7 86 (25.90%) SQL
8 82 (24.70%) Microservices
9 81 (24.40%) Scrum
10 78 (23.49%) REST
11 77 (23.19%) Spring
11 77 (23.19%) Software Engineering
12 75 (22.59%) Test Automation
13 71 (21.39%) TDD
14 65 (19.58%) HTML
14 65 (19.58%) BDD
15 62 (18.67%) Azure
15 62 (18.67%) CSS
16 61 (18.37%) Git (software)
17 60 (18.07%) C++
18 59 (17.77%) Jenkins
19 56 (16.87%) Linux
19 56 (16.87%) Java 8
20 52 (15.66%) SOAP
20 52 (15.66%) Kanban
21 47 (14.16%) Artificial Intelligence
22 45 (13.55%) AngularJS
23 44 (13.25%) Ansible
23 44 (13.25%) Relational Database
23 44 (13.25%) Spring Boot

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 20 (6.02%) Confluence
1 20 (6.02%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.01%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.01%) OpenStack
2 10 (3.01%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.41%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (2.41%) Luigi
3 8 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.11%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.51%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.51%) Red Hat Fuse
6 3 (0.90%) Apache
6 3 (0.90%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.60%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Simulink
2 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Magento
1 3 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 100 (30.12%) AWS
2 62 (18.67%) Azure
3 25 (7.53%) Serverless
4 20 (6.02%) Amazon ECS
4 20 (6.02%) Amazon EKS
5 16 (4.82%) GCP
6 15 (4.52%) SaaS
7 11 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (3.01%) GitHub
9 9 (2.71%) Power Platform
10 8 (2.41%) Logic Apps
11 6 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.81%) OpenShift
12 5 (1.51%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.90%) Amazon GuardDuty
15 2 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.12%) HTTP
2 6 (1.81%) Software-Defined Radio
2 6 (1.81%) Wireless
3 3 (0.90%) Internet
4 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.60%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.25%) Relational Database
2 37 (11.14%) PostgreSQL
3 36 (10.84%) SQL Server
4 26 (7.83%) MySQL
5 21 (6.33%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.52%) Big Data
7 14 (4.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.61%) Couchbase
9 11 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (3.01%) Hadoop
10 10 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.71%) Power BI
12 8 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (2.41%) Azkaban
12 8 (2.41%) DB2
13 7 (2.11%) Redis
14 6 (1.81%) MongoDB
15 4 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 61 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 59 (17.77%) Jenkins
3 35 (10.54%) JIRA
4 27 (8.13%) Selenium
5 24 (7.23%) Maven
6 15 (4.52%) Cucumber
7 13 (3.92%) Gradle
8 12 (3.61%) GitLab
9 9 (2.71%) TestNG
9 9 (2.71%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.41%) JUnit
10 8 (2.41%) NUnit
11 7 (2.11%) Hudson
11 7 (2.11%) Subversion
12 6 (1.81%) Mockito
12 6 (1.81%) Spock
13 5 (1.51%) Bitbucket Server
13 5 (1.51%) JMeter
14 4 (1.20%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.20%) Postman
General
1 38 (11.45%) Public Sector
2 21 (6.33%) Games
3 20 (6.02%) Retail
4 15 (4.52%) Law
5 8 (2.41%) Automotive
6 6 (1.81%) Electronics
6 6 (1.81%) Finance
7 4 (1.20%) Marketing
8 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 154 (46.39%) Developer
2 93 (28.01%) Java Developer
3 36 (10.84%) Software Engineer
4 27 (8.13%) Java Engineer
5 26 (7.83%) Senior Developer
6 22 (6.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 22 (6.63%) Test Engineer
7 20 (6.02%) Architect
8 19 (5.72%) Software Developer
9 18 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (5.42%) Tester
10 17 (5.12%) Backend Developer
11 16 (4.82%) Games Tester
11 16 (4.82%) Python Engineer
11 16 (4.82%) Software Tester
11 16 (4.82%) Trainee
11 16 (4.82%) Trainee Software Tester
11 16 (4.82%) Trainee Tester
12 15 (4.52%) Software Test Engineer
13 14 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (23.49%) REST
2 77 (23.19%) Spring
3 65 (19.58%) HTML
4 62 (18.67%) CSS
5 52 (15.66%) SOAP
6 45 (13.55%) AngularJS
7 44 (13.25%) Spring Boot
8 42 (12.65%) Web Services
9 41 (12.35%) .NET
10 36 (10.84%) RESTful
11 35 (10.54%) Java SE
12 28 (8.43%) Kafka
13 27 (8.13%) J2EE
14 26 (7.83%) Node.js
15 24 (7.23%) HTML5
15 24 (7.23%) React
16 22 (6.63%) CSS3
17 20 (6.02%) Hibernate
18 18 (5.42%) JSON
18 18 (5.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.53%) Data Structures
2 17 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.61%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.01%) Algorithms
5 10 (3.01%) Robotics
6 9 (2.71%) Cybercrime
7 8 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.51%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (1.20%) Acoustics
10 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.20%) NHS
10 4 (1.20%) User Experience
11 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.60%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.60%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 56 (16.87%) Linux
2 11 (3.31%) Windows
3 9 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (2.71%) Unix
4 8 (2.41%) Android
5 5 (1.51%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.60%) CentOS
7 2 (0.60%) VMS
8 1 (0.30%) Fedora
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (34.04%) DevOps
3 82 (24.70%) Microservices
4 81 (24.40%) Scrum
5 77 (23.19%) Software Engineering
6 75 (22.59%) Test Automation
7 71 (21.39%) TDD
8 65 (19.58%) BDD
9 52 (15.66%) Kanban
10 47 (14.16%) Artificial Intelligence
11 43 (12.95%) OO
12 42 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (10.24%) OOP
15 32 (9.64%) Computer Science
15 32 (9.64%) Machine Learning
16 30 (9.04%) Analytics
17 20 (6.02%) Technical Leadership
17 20 (6.02%) Web Development
18 19 (5.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 120 (36.14%) JavaScript
2 92 (27.71%) Python
3 88 (26.51%) C#
4 86 (25.90%) SQL
5 60 (18.07%) C++
6 56 (16.87%) Java 8
7 24 (7.23%) C
8 19 (5.72%) VB.NET
9 12 (3.61%) Perl
9 12 (3.61%) Scala
10 9 (2.71%) PHP
10 9 (2.71%) Ruby
11 8 (2.41%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.41%) Go
11 8 (2.41%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.11%) Groovy
12 7 (2.11%) Rust
12 7 (2.11%) VBA
13 6 (1.81%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 34 (10.24%) SC Cleared
3 30 (9.04%) Degree
4 16 (4.82%) CIW
4 16 (4.82%) OCA
4 16 (4.82%) OCP
4 16 (4.82%) Oracle Certification
5 15 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.71%) PhD
7 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.30%) IIBA
8 1 (0.30%) ISEB
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.52%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.30%) PMO
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (12.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 44 (13.25%) Ansible
2 42 (12.65%) Kubernetes
3 20 (6.02%) Terraform
4 11 (3.31%) Kibana
5 6 (1.81%) Puppet
6 5 (1.51%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.90%) FlexNet
7 3 (0.90%) Grafana
7 3 (0.90%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.30%) Graphite
9 1 (0.30%) Graylog
Vendors
1 29 (8.73%) Oracle
2 25 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.63%) IBM
4 12 (3.61%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.61%) WSO2
5 9 (2.71%) Pega
6 8 (2.41%) AppDynamics
6 8 (2.41%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.41%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.81%) ANSYS
7 6 (1.81%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.81%) Splunk
8 5 (1.51%) Google
9 3 (0.90%) Cisco
9 3 (0.90%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.90%) Xerox
9 3 (0.90%) Zend
10 2 (0.60%) Talend
11 1 (0.30%) hybris
11 1 (0.30%) New Relic