Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,647 3,696 4,240
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 11.76% 13.82% 13.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.96% 25.30% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,532 3,285 3,787
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £34,375 £31,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 7,856 14,608 17,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.08% 54.62% 58.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6,654 12,400 15,576
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
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 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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 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
Thames Valley +1 791 £60,000 - 59
Berkshire -1 425 £60,000 - 27
Hampshire -4 403 £52,500 +10.53% 24
Surrey -8 207 £60,000 - 20
Oxfordshire -4 195 £60,000 - 23
Buckinghamshire +12 171 £60,000 +9.09% 9
West Sussex -18 103 £55,000 +29.41% 7
East Sussex -22 72 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Kent +33 37 £55,000 +124.49% 5
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Sussex -1 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Java.

1 643 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (28.84%) JavaScript
3 437 (26.53%) Spring
4 350 (21.25%) Software Engineering
5 339 (20.58%) Python
6 334 (20.28%) SQL
7 324 (19.67%) AWS
8 307 (18.64%) C#
9 304 (18.46%) Microservices
10 286 (17.36%) Linux
11 282 (17.12%) Git (software)
12 280 (17.00%) HTML
13 269 (16.33%) Docker
14 267 (16.21%) DevOps
14 267 (16.21%) Jenkins
15 266 (16.15%) Test Automation
16 242 (14.69%) AngularJS
17 240 (14.57%) Degree
18 236 (14.33%) Web Services
19 232 (14.09%) Scrum
20 230 (13.96%) TDD
21 215 (13.05%) CSS
21 215 (13.05%) C++
22 214 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
23 200 (12.14%) Finance
24 186 (11.29%) React
25 179 (10.87%) REST
26 178 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
27 177 (10.75%) Kubernetes
28 171 (10.38%) Azure

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
1 107 (6.50%) Tomcat
2 71 (4.31%) Apache
3 69 (4.19%) Apache Spark
4 62 (3.76%) Confluence
5 46 (2.79%) WebSphere
6 38 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (1.64%) CMS
8 21 (1.28%) IIS
9 19 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
9 19 (1.15%) JBoss
10 16 (0.97%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.85%) CICS
12 14 (0.85%) Red Hat Fuse
13 12 (0.73%) SAS
14 11 (0.67%) WildFly
15 10 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
18 7 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 12 (0.73%) SAP GTS
2 12 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.36%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.061%) Magento
6 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.061%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.061%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.061%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.061%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.061%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.061%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 324 (19.67%) AWS
2 171 (10.38%) Azure
3 108 (6.56%) SaaS
4 57 (3.46%) Amazon EC2
5 47 (2.85%) GCP
6 46 (2.79%) Serverless
7 44 (2.67%) GitHub
7 44 (2.67%) PaaS
8 35 (2.13%) IaaS
9 32 (1.94%) OpenShift
10 25 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
12 21 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
12 21 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 19 (1.15%) Amazon S3
14 17 (1.03%) Power Platform
15 14 (0.85%) npm
16 11 (0.67%) Amazon Cognito
16 11 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
17 9 (0.55%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.34%) HTTP
2 26 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.28%) Internet
4 19 (1.15%) FTP
5 15 (0.91%) DNS
6 13 (0.79%) Bluetooth
6 13 (0.79%) Firewall
7 10 (0.61%) SSH
8 7 (0.43%) Wireless
9 6 (0.36%) SSL
10 5 (0.30%) DHCP
10 5 (0.30%) MQTT
11 3 (0.18%) IPv6
11 3 (0.18%) LTE
11 3 (0.18%) Network Security
11 3 (0.18%) UMTS
11 3 (0.18%) VPN
12 2 (0.12%) DSL
12 2 (0.12%) SNMP
12 2 (0.12%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (9.90%) MySQL
2 145 (8.80%) SQL Server
3 138 (8.38%) Big Data
4 94 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
5 89 (5.40%) Hadoop
5 89 (5.40%) Relational Database
6 79 (4.80%) MongoDB
6 79 (4.80%) NoSQL
7 65 (3.95%) DB2
8 33 (2.00%) Redis
9 32 (1.94%) RDBMS
10 29 (1.76%) Oracle Database
11 26 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (0.97%) Power BI
15 15 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
16 14 (0.85%) MariaDB
16 14 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 282 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 267 (16.21%) Jenkins
3 166 (10.08%) Selenium
4 145 (8.80%) Maven
5 138 (8.38%) JIRA
6 102 (6.19%) Cucumber
7 96 (5.83%) JUnit
8 60 (3.64%) Eclipse
9 45 (2.73%) Subversion
10 41 (2.49%) Mockito
11 38 (2.31%) Gradle
12 35 (2.13%) JMeter
12 35 (2.13%) SpecFlow
13 29 (1.76%) SonarQube
14 24 (1.46%) Bitbucket
15 23 (1.40%) Postman
15 23 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
16 20 (1.21%) DbUnit
16 20 (1.21%) GitLab
16 20 (1.21%) WebDriver
General
1 200 (12.14%) Finance
2 59 (3.58%) Retail
3 54 (3.28%) Banking
4 38 (2.31%) Games
5 30 (1.82%) Public Sector
6 27 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.52%) Marketing
8 21 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.21%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.21%) Law
10 16 (0.97%) Back Office
11 14 (0.85%) Military
12 13 (0.79%) Publishing
13 12 (0.73%) Police
14 11 (0.67%) Legal
15 9 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.49%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.49%) Electronics
17 4 (0.24%) Automotive
18 3 (0.18%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 810 (49.18%) Developer
2 488 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 187 (11.35%) Senior Developer
4 150 (9.11%) Software Engineer
5 133 (8.08%) Senior Java Developer
6 124 (7.53%) Architect
7 123 (7.47%) Java Engineer
8 83 (5.04%) Analyst
9 72 (4.37%) Software Developer
10 70 (4.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 70 (4.25%) Full Stack Developer
10 70 (4.25%) Junior
11 65 (3.95%) Android Developer
12 61 (3.70%) Senior Java Engineer
13 54 (3.28%) Java Software Engineer
14 53 (3.22%) Junior Developer
15 52 (3.16%) Test Engineer
16 50 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
17 48 (2.91%) Senior Software Engineer
18 45 (2.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 437 (26.53%) Spring
2 280 (17.00%) HTML
3 242 (14.69%) AngularJS
4 236 (14.33%) Web Services
5 215 (13.05%) CSS
6 186 (11.29%) React
7 179 (10.87%) REST
8 168 (10.20%) Node.js
8 168 (10.20%) Spring Boot
9 164 (9.96%) RESTful
10 152 (9.23%) XML
11 146 (8.86%) .NET
12 127 (7.71%) Hibernate
13 92 (5.59%) Kafka
14 89 (5.40%) JSON
15 87 (5.28%) J2EE
16 78 (4.74%) HTML5
16 78 (4.74%) SOAP
17 75 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
18 65 (3.95%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 111 (6.74%) Greenfield Project
2 98 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (3.22%) User Experience
4 52 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 51 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 22 (1.34%) Mainframe
8 21 (1.28%) Public Cloud
9 20 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
10 19 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.03%) Cloud Native
11 17 (1.03%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.91%) iPad
13 14 (0.85%) W3C
14 13 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.73%) NHS
15 12 (0.73%) Smartphone
15 12 (0.73%) Social Media
16 10 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 286 (17.36%) Linux
2 153 (9.29%) Android
3 109 (6.62%) Unix
4 104 (6.31%) Apple iOS
5 100 (6.07%) Windows
6 18 (1.09%) Debian
7 14 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.79%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.61%) AIX
11 9 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
11 9 (0.55%) Windows Server
12 8 (0.49%) CentOS
13 7 (0.43%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.24%) Solaris
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
15 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (21.25%) Software Engineering
3 304 (18.46%) Microservices
4 267 (16.21%) DevOps
5 266 (16.15%) Test Automation
6 232 (14.09%) Scrum
7 230 (13.96%) TDD
8 214 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
9 178 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
10 144 (8.74%) Computer Science
11 143 (8.68%) OO
12 134 (8.14%) BDD
13 125 (7.59%) Web Development
14 122 (7.41%) Mobile Development
15 114 (6.92%) Android Development
16 106 (6.44%) Machine Learning
17 97 (5.89%) SDLC
18 95 (5.77%) Mentoring
19 92 (5.59%) Fintech
20 78 (4.74%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 475 (28.84%) JavaScript
2 339 (20.58%) Python
3 334 (20.28%) SQL
4 307 (18.64%) C#
5 215 (13.05%) C++
6 167 (10.14%) Java 8
7 119 (7.23%) C
8 104 (6.31%) PHP
9 92 (5.59%) Kotlin
10 80 (4.86%) Bash Shell
11 79 (4.80%) Ruby
12 71 (4.31%) Scala
13 69 (4.19%) Apple Swift
14 68 (4.13%) Objective-C
15 51 (3.10%) Go
16 44 (2.67%) TypeScript
17 40 (2.43%) Perl
18 35 (2.13%) Groovy
19 26 (1.58%) Shell Script
19 26 (1.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 240 (14.57%) Degree
2 134 (8.14%) Security Cleared
3 104 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 70 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 47 (2.85%) ISTQB
6 40 (2.43%) ISEB
7 25 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.61%) PhD
9 9 (0.55%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.49%) CEH
10 8 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
11 7 (0.43%) CISM
11 7 (0.43%) CISSP
11 7 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
11 7 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.36%) PMP
13 5 (0.30%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.18%) SAP Certification
15 2 (0.12%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (8.80%) QA
2 12 (0.73%) COBIT
3 8 (0.49%) SLA
4 4 (0.24%) GDPR
4 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.18%) GxP
5 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.061%) PMO
6 1 (0.061%) WAI
System Software
1 269 (16.33%) Docker
2 25 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 17 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.79%) vSphere
6 12 (0.73%) NFS
7 10 (0.61%) Active Directory
8 9 (0.55%) HDFS
9 6 (0.36%) ACF2
9 6 (0.36%) Firmware
9 6 (0.36%) RACF
10 3 (0.18%) Postfix
11 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.12%) vCloud
12 1 (0.061%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.061%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 177 (10.75%) Kubernetes
2 91 (5.53%) Terraform
3 85 (5.16%) Ansible
4 46 (2.79%) Puppet
5 32 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.91%) Salt
7 9 (0.55%) Data Guard
7 9 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.43%) logstash
8 7 (0.43%) QRadar
9 6 (0.36%) CFEngine
9 6 (0.36%) Grafana
9 6 (0.36%) HP ALM
9 6 (0.36%) Kibana
10 5 (0.30%) Istio
11 4 (0.24%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.18%) OpenNebula
12 3 (0.18%) Packer
Vendors
1 166 (10.08%) Oracle
2 69 (4.19%) SAP
3 49 (2.98%) Google
3 49 (2.98%) Microsoft
4 37 (2.25%) IBM
5 26 (1.58%) HP
6 25 (1.52%) Atlassian
7 23 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.21%) Splunk
10 17 (1.03%) Remedy
10 17 (1.03%) VMware
11 15 (0.91%) CA
11 15 (0.91%) Zend
12 14 (0.85%) ServiceNow
13 12 (0.73%) Hyperion
13 12 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
13 12 (0.73%) Siebel
14 11 (0.67%) Xamarin
15 8 (0.49%) Cloudera