Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 643 1,312 1,949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.62% 13.93% 16.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.96% 27.02% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 431 1,041 1,619
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,750 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 3,068 4,855 6,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.65% 51.53% 58.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,189 3,883 5,847
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,950 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 -5 286 £55,000 +4.76% 88
Hertfordshire -12 164 £57,500 +4.55% 48
Essex -7 95 £44,500 -1.11% 21
Suffolk +9 42 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Bedfordshire -32 30 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Norfolk +9 26 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Java
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 344 (53.50%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (33.13%) JavaScript
3 190 (29.55%) SQL
4 181 (28.15%) Spring
5 175 (27.22%) Software Engineering
5 175 (27.22%) Linux
5 175 (27.22%) Python
6 169 (26.28%) Scrum
7 165 (25.66%) AWS
8 154 (23.95%) Test Automation
9 146 (22.71%) TDD
10 145 (22.55%) Git (software)
11 143 (22.24%) Oracle
12 137 (21.31%) C#
13 131 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
14 117 (18.20%) Degree
15 113 (17.57%) .NET
16 110 (17.11%) WorldPay
17 108 (16.80%) Web Services
17 108 (16.80%) Computer Science
17 108 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
18 107 (16.64%) Jenkins
19 98 (15.24%) CSS
20 96 (14.93%) AngularJS
21 94 (14.62%) Azure
22 89 (13.84%) MySQL
23 84 (13.06%) DevOps
24 83 (12.91%) C++
25 80 (12.44%) RESTful
26 77 (11.98%) JIRA

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 33 (5.13%) Tomcat
2 27 (4.20%) Confluence
2 27 (4.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 19 (2.95%) JBoss
4 18 (2.80%) OpenStack
5 16 (2.49%) Apache
6 8 (1.24%) IIS
7 7 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.93%) Red Hat Fuse
9 5 (0.78%) CMS
9 5 (0.78%) nginx
10 4 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.62%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.31%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.16%) Mule
13 1 (0.16%) SAS
13 1 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.31%) Sketch
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (3.11%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.93%) Magento
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 165 (25.66%) AWS
2 94 (14.62%) Azure
3 67 (10.42%) GCP
4 29 (4.51%) SaaS
5 24 (3.73%) Amazon ECS
6 21 (3.27%) IBM Cloud
7 20 (3.11%) GitHub
8 17 (2.64%) PaaS
8 17 (2.64%) Serverless
9 14 (2.18%) OpenShift
10 9 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.40%) Oracle CX
11 8 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.24%) IaaS
12 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.78%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.62%) Firebase
13 4 (0.62%) Google Play
13 4 (0.62%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.95%) HTTP
2 16 (2.49%) Internet
3 9 (1.40%) Wireshark
4 8 (1.24%) SSL
5 7 (1.09%) DNS
6 4 (0.62%) Broadband
6 4 (0.62%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.47%) SNMP
7 3 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.31%) DHCP
8 2 (0.31%) Firewall
8 2 (0.31%) ICMP
8 2 (0.31%) Skype
9 1 (0.16%) MQTT
9 1 (0.16%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.84%) MySQL
2 63 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 47 (7.31%) SQL Server
4 46 (7.15%) NoSQL
5 29 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (3.11%) RDBMS
7 18 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.49%) QlikView
9 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.40%) GIS
11 8 (1.24%) Big Data
11 8 (1.24%) Geospatial Data
11 8 (1.24%) JasperReports
11 8 (1.24%) ObjectStore
11 8 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.78%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 145 (22.55%) Git (software)
2 107 (16.64%) Jenkins
3 77 (11.98%) JIRA
4 67 (10.42%) Selenium
5 60 (9.33%) Maven
6 48 (7.47%) Cucumber
7 45 (7.00%) Gradle
8 43 (6.69%) JUnit
9 42 (6.53%) TeamCity
10 34 (5.29%) Ant
11 31 (4.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 29 (4.51%) Eclipse
13 19 (2.95%) JBehave
14 18 (2.80%) Visual Studio
15 16 (2.49%) Bitbucket
16 14 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
17 13 (2.02%) Hudson
17 13 (2.02%) Subversion
17 13 (2.02%) WebDriver
18 12 (1.87%) REST Assured
General
1 69 (10.73%) Banking
2 58 (9.02%) Finance
3 54 (8.40%) Retail
4 24 (3.73%) Legal
5 22 (3.42%) Automotive
6 15 (2.33%) Military
7 14 (2.18%) Electronics
7 14 (2.18%) Games
7 14 (2.18%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.56%) Marketing
9 7 (1.09%) Publishing
10 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.47%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 266 (41.37%) Developer
2 136 (21.15%) Software Engineer
3 134 (20.84%) Java Developer
4 93 (14.46%) Java Engineer
5 86 (13.37%) Senior Developer
6 85 (13.22%) Java Software Engineer
7 57 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 51 (7.93%) Software Developer
9 38 (5.91%) Senior Software Engineer
10 33 (5.13%) Development Manager
11 31 (4.82%) Senior Java Engineer
12 30 (4.67%) Consultant
13 29 (4.51%) Lead Developer
14 27 (4.20%) Analyst
14 27 (4.20%) Architect
14 27 (4.20%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 26 (4.04%) C# Developer
16 24 (3.73%) Java Development Manager
16 24 (3.73%) Senior Software Developer
17 23 (3.58%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (28.15%) Spring
2 113 (17.57%) .NET
3 108 (16.80%) Web Services
4 98 (15.24%) CSS
5 96 (14.93%) AngularJS
6 80 (12.44%) RESTful
7 71 (11.04%) HTML
8 68 (10.58%) React
9 66 (10.26%) J2EE
10 64 (9.95%) REST
10 64 (9.95%) XML
11 60 (9.33%) Hibernate
12 56 (8.71%) Java EE
13 44 (6.84%) Spring Boot
13 44 (6.84%) Struts
14 43 (6.69%) JDBC
14 43 (6.69%) JSON
15 38 (5.91%) JSP
15 38 (5.91%) SOAP
16 36 (5.60%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.00%) Mobile App
3 36 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (4.98%) Client/Server
5 29 (4.51%) User Experience
6 20 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.64%) Renewable Energy
8 14 (2.18%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.18%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.40%) Life Science
9 9 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (1.24%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (1.09%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.09%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.93%) Cybercrime
12 6 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 175 (27.22%) Linux
2 68 (10.58%) Android
3 64 (9.95%) Windows
4 53 (8.24%) Apple iOS
5 40 (6.22%) Unix
6 8 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.31%) CentOS
9 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.16%) MVS
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (53.50%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (27.22%) Software Engineering
3 169 (26.28%) Scrum
4 154 (23.95%) Test Automation
5 146 (22.71%) TDD
6 131 (20.37%) Continuous Delivery
7 108 (16.80%) Computer Science
7 108 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
8 84 (13.06%) DevOps
9 74 (11.51%) E-Commerce
10 73 (11.35%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (11.35%) Technical Leadership
11 72 (11.20%) Kanban
11 72 (11.20%) Microservices
11 72 (11.20%) Web Development
12 67 (10.42%) OO
13 66 (10.26%) BDD
14 59 (9.18%) MVC
15 53 (8.24%) Unit Testing
16 52 (8.09%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 213 (33.13%) JavaScript
2 190 (29.55%) SQL
3 175 (27.22%) Python
4 137 (21.31%) C#
5 83 (12.91%) C++
6 73 (11.35%) PHP
7 67 (10.42%) C
8 49 (7.62%) TypeScript
9 30 (4.67%) Bash Shell
10 28 (4.35%) Ruby
11 25 (3.89%) Java 8
12 22 (3.42%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.80%) Objective-C
14 15 (2.33%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.18%) Apple Swift
16 11 (1.71%) F#
16 11 (1.71%) Go
16 11 (1.71%) Kotlin
17 10 (1.56%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 117 (18.20%) Degree
2 55 (8.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (3.27%) Postgraduate
4 12 (1.87%) PhD
4 12 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.62%) GCIA
5 4 (0.62%) GCIH
5 4 (0.62%) GSEC
5 4 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.62%) SSCP
6 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
6 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.09%) QA
2 8 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.09%) PSD2
4 1 (0.16%) GDPR
4 1 (0.16%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (10.42%) Docker
2 26 (4.04%) Firmware
3 24 (3.73%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 69 (10.73%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.87%) Ansible
3 10 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (1.09%) Puppet
4 7 (1.09%) Terraform
5 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.31%) Istio
6 2 (0.31%) MOM
7 1 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.16%) Kibana
7 1 (0.16%) logstash
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 143 (22.24%) Oracle
2 110 (17.11%) WorldPay
3 57 (8.86%) FIS
4 39 (6.07%) Google
5 31 (4.82%) Microsoft
6 24 (3.73%) IBM
7 16 (2.49%) Tableau
8 11 (1.71%) MuleSoft
9 10 (1.56%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.24%) Adobe
11 7 (1.09%) Cognizant
11 7 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.93%) Splunk
13 5 (0.78%) ForgeRock
14 3 (0.47%) Dell
14 3 (0.47%) Sitecore
15 2 (0.31%) AppDynamics
15 2 (0.31%) HP
15 2 (0.31%) hybris
15 2 (0.31%) Wrike