Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 20 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,832 1,198 2,800
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 10.31% 11.97% 12.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.95% 20.46% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,088 2,372
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £30,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £66,938
90th Percentile £95,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 9,182 5,855 12,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.69% 58.49% 54.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6,540 5,106 10,933
10th Percentile £34,941 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the South East

Java
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in the South East.

Salary trend for Java in the South East

Java
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the South East over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Java in the South East

Java
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +5 594 £55,000 +10.00% 36
Thames Valley -17 556 £62,500 +4.17% 120
Surrey -9 333 £63,750 -1.92% 42
Berkshire -9 331 £65,000 +8.33% 57
Oxfordshire -14 126 £68,750 +22.22% 35
Kent +13 123 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Buckinghamshire -21 109 £57,500 -4.17% 28
West Sussex +31 87 £52,500 -4.55% 15
East Sussex -6 79 £62,500 +19.05% 8
Home Counties - 24 £100,000 -
Sussex -9 9 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Middlesex - 7 - -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 South East region with a requirement for Java.

1 1,040 (56.77%) Agile Software Development
2 689 (37.61%) AWS
3 633 (34.55%) DevOps
4 620 (33.84%) JavaScript
5 613 (33.46%) Python
6 594 (32.42%) Software Engineering
7 549 (29.97%) CI/CD
8 534 (29.15%) C#
9 480 (26.20%) Azure
10 475 (25.93%) Degree
11 418 (22.82%) Computer Science
12 409 (22.33%) SQL
13 397 (21.67%) Microservices
14 392 (21.40%) Git (software)
15 390 (21.29%) Jenkins
16 380 (20.74%) Test Automation
16 380 (20.74%) Spring
17 376 (20.52%) Linux
18 368 (20.09%) Finance
19 348 (19.00%) Docker
20 337 (18.40%) CSS
21 321 (17.52%) Full Stack Development
22 315 (17.19%) Kubernetes
23 313 (17.09%) Social Skills
24 312 (17.03%) HTML
25 309 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
26 302 (16.48%) React
27 286 (15.61%) Risk Management
28 279 (15.23%) Node.js
29 276 (15.07%) OO

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 136 (7.42%) Apache
2 120 (6.55%) Apache Spark
3 69 (3.77%) GemFire
4 57 (3.11%) Confluence
5 53 (2.89%) Tomcat
6 41 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (2.18%) JBoss
8 34 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
9 27 (1.47%) nginx
10 20 (1.09%) Apache Airflow
11 18 (0.98%) Apache Solr
12 16 (0.87%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.76%) Jetty
14 10 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
14 10 (0.55%) SAS
15 9 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 7 (0.38%) WebLogic
17 6 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 6 (0.33%) LiveCycle
18 5 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.27%) InVision
3 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.11%) Sketch
4 1 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.055%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.055%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 10 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.27%) Shopify
5 4 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.16%) Teamcenter
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.055%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.055%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 689 (37.61%) AWS
2 480 (26.20%) Azure
3 250 (13.65%) GitHub
4 232 (12.66%) Serverless
5 171 (9.33%) GCP
6 145 (7.91%) OpenShift
7 88 (4.80%) Amazon EKS
8 87 (4.75%) Azure Data Factory
9 81 (4.42%) Power Platform
10 68 (3.71%) AWS Lambda
11 67 (3.66%) SaaS
12 65 (3.55%) Amazon Kinesis
13 58 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 57 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
15 56 (3.06%) GitHub Actions
16 54 (2.95%) Microsoft 365
17 51 (2.78%) Amazon S3
18 49 (2.67%) PaaS
19 46 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
20 42 (2.29%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.17%) Cisco IPT
2 43 (2.35%) Internet
3 36 (1.97%) HTTP
4 26 (1.42%) FTP
5 23 (1.26%) Kerberos
6 17 (0.93%) VoIP
7 16 (0.87%) Calico
8 13 (0.71%) SNA
9 12 (0.66%) SSH
10 11 (0.60%) MQTT
11 10 (0.55%) DNS
12 8 (0.44%) PPP
12 8 (0.44%) TCP/IP
13 7 (0.38%) Firewall
13 7 (0.38%) Intranet
14 6 (0.33%) Network Security
15 5 (0.27%) HTTPS
16 4 (0.22%) 3GPP
16 4 (0.22%) POP3
16 4 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (14.41%) Big Data
2 218 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 191 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
4 152 (8.30%) Relational Database
5 136 (7.42%) MongoDB
6 116 (6.33%) Data Lake
7 96 (5.24%) MySQL
8 92 (5.02%) HBase
9 91 (4.97%) Redis
10 79 (4.31%) Power BI
11 77 (4.20%) SQL Server
12 72 (3.93%) MariaDB
13 71 (3.88%) Hadoop
14 66 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 58 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
16 52 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 49 (2.67%) HDInsight
18 43 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
19 37 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
20 29 (1.58%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 392 (21.40%) Git (software)
2 390 (21.29%) Jenkins
3 160 (8.73%) Cucumber
4 157 (8.57%) JIRA
5 119 (6.50%) Selenium
6 117 (6.39%) JUnit
7 94 (5.13%) Maven
8 87 (4.75%) Gradle
9 82 (4.48%) Cypress.io
9 82 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 76 (4.15%) Protractor
11 75 (4.09%) IntelliJ
12 69 (3.77%) Artifactory
13 68 (3.71%) Eclipse
14 65 (3.55%) GitLab
15 58 (3.17%) Mockito
16 56 (3.06%) Storybook
17 54 (2.95%) Bitbucket
18 53 (2.89%) Postman
19 51 (2.78%) SonarQube
General
1 368 (20.09%) Finance
2 313 (17.09%) Social Skills
3 176 (9.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 173 (9.44%) Banking
5 146 (7.97%) Law
6 89 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
7 65 (3.55%) Telecoms
8 62 (3.38%) Retail
9 58 (3.17%) Marketing
10 42 (2.29%) Electronics
11 37 (2.02%) Presentation Skills
12 31 (1.69%) Manufacturing
13 26 (1.42%) Fire and Rescue
14 24 (1.31%) Games
15 21 (1.15%) Public Sector
16 20 (1.09%) Advertising
17 16 (0.87%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.66%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.66%) Military
18 12 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 721 (39.36%) Developer
2 378 (20.63%) Software Engineer
3 316 (17.25%) Java Developer
4 198 (10.81%) Software Developer
5 132 (7.21%) Senior Developer
6 122 (6.66%) Data Engineer
7 113 (6.17%) Architect
8 109 (5.95%) Security Engineer
9 107 (5.84%) Senior Software Engineer
10 103 (5.62%) Principal Engineer
11 102 (5.57%) Java Engineer
12 101 (5.51%) Principal Software Engineer
13 97 (5.29%) Cloud Engineer
14 91 (4.97%) DevOps Engineer
15 81 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
16 75 (4.09%) Analyst
17 73 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
18 67 (3.66%) Applications Developer
19 61 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
20 58 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (20.74%) Spring
2 337 (18.40%) CSS
3 312 (17.03%) HTML
4 302 (16.48%) React
5 279 (15.23%) Node.js
6 238 (12.99%) AngularJS
7 234 (12.77%) .NET
8 226 (12.34%) Spring Boot
9 217 (11.84%) REST
10 213 (11.63%) Kafka
11 196 (10.70%) RESTful
12 194 (10.59%) JSON
13 157 (8.57%) HTML5
14 132 (7.21%) Web Services
15 119 (6.50%) RabbitMQ
16 114 (6.22%) CSS3
17 84 (4.59%) XML
18 79 (4.31%) J2EE
19 77 (4.20%) Redux
20 72 (3.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 169 (9.22%) User Experience
2 125 (6.82%) Data Structures
3 113 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
4 109 (5.95%) Algorithms
5 102 (5.57%) Mobile App
6 85 (4.64%) Cloud Native
7 71 (3.88%) Linux Command Line
8 64 (3.49%) Virtual Team
9 52 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
10 41 (2.24%) iPad
11 38 (2.07%) NHS
12 35 (1.91%) Management Information System
13 30 (1.64%) Cyber Defence
13 30 (1.64%) Cyberattack
14 26 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (1.31%) Public Cloud
16 23 (1.26%) Social Media
17 19 (1.04%) Client/Server
18 17 (0.93%) Driving Licence
18 17 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 376 (20.52%) Linux
2 174 (9.50%) Unix
3 164 (8.95%) Android
4 123 (6.71%) Apple iOS
5 91 (4.97%) Windows
6 22 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.82%) Debian
7 15 (0.82%) VMS
8 13 (0.71%) CentOS
9 11 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
11 7 (0.38%) Alpine Linux
12 6 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.055%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,040 (56.77%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (34.55%) DevOps
3 594 (32.42%) Software Engineering
4 549 (29.97%) CI/CD
5 418 (22.82%) Computer Science
6 397 (21.67%) Microservices
7 380 (20.74%) Test Automation
8 321 (17.52%) Full Stack Development
9 309 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
10 286 (15.61%) Risk Management
11 276 (15.07%) OO
12 269 (14.68%) Scrum
13 254 (13.86%) TDD
14 228 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
15 204 (11.14%) SDLC
16 193 (10.53%) Mentoring
17 186 (10.15%) Analytics
18 155 (8.46%) Mathematics
19 150 (8.19%) BDD
20 145 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 620 (33.84%) JavaScript
2 613 (33.46%) Python
3 534 (29.15%) C#
4 409 (22.33%) SQL
5 241 (13.16%) C++
6 175 (9.55%) C
7 146 (7.97%) Kotlin
8 140 (7.64%) Java 8
8 140 (7.64%) Scala
9 131 (7.15%) Shell Script
10 116 (6.33%) Bash
11 112 (6.11%) PowerShell
12 111 (6.06%) Groovy
13 95 (5.19%) PHP
14 94 (5.13%) Go
15 81 (4.42%) TypeScript
16 64 (3.49%) Ruby
17 59 (3.22%) Perl
18 34 (1.86%) PL/SQL
19 25 (1.36%) R
Qualifications
1 475 (25.93%) Degree
2 196 (10.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 117 (6.39%) OCP
3 117 (6.39%) Oracle Certification
4 68 (3.71%) Security Cleared
5 58 (3.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 58 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (3.17%) CISSP
6 49 (2.67%) CIW
6 49 (2.67%) OCA
7 40 (2.18%) AWS Certification
7 40 (2.18%) SC Cleared
8 28 (1.53%) Master's Degree
9 22 (1.20%) ISTQB
10 19 (1.04%) HND
10 19 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
10 19 (1.04%) PhD
11 15 (0.82%) DBS Check
12 12 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (7.86%) QA
2 26 (1.42%) Accessibility
2 26 (1.42%) SLA
3 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.22%) CDISC
4 4 (0.22%) GDPR
4 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.16%) DICOM
5 3 (0.16%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.16%) PMO
6 2 (0.11%) PSD2
7 1 (0.055%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.055%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.055%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.055%) SOC 2
System Software
1 348 (19.00%) Docker
2 85 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.00%) HDFS
4 38 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.76%) KVM
6 7 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.33%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
9 2 (0.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.055%) LXC
10 1 (0.055%) Postfix
10 1 (0.055%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 315 (17.19%) Kubernetes
2 228 (12.45%) Ansible
3 169 (9.22%) Terraform
4 84 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (1.64%) Grafana
6 29 (1.58%) Puppet
7 21 (1.15%) Istio
8 16 (0.87%) Kibana
9 14 (0.76%) Consul
9 14 (0.76%) Packer
10 9 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.38%) Galera Cluster
11 7 (0.38%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
13 4 (0.22%) Kubeflow
14 3 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
15 2 (0.11%) HP ALM
15 2 (0.11%) Rancher
15 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 192 (10.48%) Oracle
2 184 (10.04%) Microsoft
3 115 (6.28%) Databricks
4 99 (5.40%) VMware
5 87 (4.75%) Google
6 57 (3.11%) Okta
7 49 (2.67%) Palantir
8 46 (2.51%) Red Hat
9 40 (2.18%) IBM
10 36 (1.97%) Apple
11 29 (1.58%) Atlassian
12 15 (0.82%) Dynatrace
12 15 (0.82%) PayPal
13 13 (0.71%) SAP
13 13 (0.71%) Xamarin
14 12 (0.66%) Adobe
14 12 (0.66%) AppDynamics
14 12 (0.66%) New Relic
14 12 (0.66%) ServiceNow
14 12 (0.66%) Zend