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

Java
England > South East
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,432 4,025 4,211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 11.46% 15.14% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.50% 27.23% 22.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,201 3,713 3,784
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £31,075
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 11,861 14,782 18,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.87% 55.61% 58.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10,102 12,702 16,044
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 £27,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 April 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 April 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 1,158 £57,500 - 133
Berkshire 0 658 £57,500 -4.17% 65
Hampshire -9 610 £50,000 +5.26% 57
Surrey -7 321 £55,000 -8.33% 56
Oxfordshire -6 269 £55,000 - 46
Buckinghamshire +7 231 £57,500 +2.22% 22
West Sussex -18 141 £55,000 +15.79% 27
East Sussex -23 125 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Kent +10 42 £42,500 +32.81% 9
Middlesex +6 3 £62,500 +13.64%
Home Counties +4 2 £70,000 +7.69%
Sussex -1 2 £45,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 961 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (26.97%) JavaScript
3 586 (24.10%) Software Engineering
4 568 (23.36%) Spring
5 551 (22.66%) SQL
6 520 (21.38%) C#
7 495 (20.35%) Python
8 420 (17.27%) Linux
9 419 (17.23%) C++
10 410 (16.86%) Microservices
11 396 (16.28%) HTML
12 395 (16.24%) Degree
13 393 (16.16%) AWS
14 361 (14.84%) Test Automation
14 361 (14.84%) Git (software)
15 353 (14.51%) Scrum
16 352 (14.47%) DevOps
17 337 (13.86%) Docker
18 336 (13.82%) Jenkins
19 335 (13.77%) Finance
20 333 (13.69%) Web Services
21 327 (13.45%) AngularJS
22 324 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
23 321 (13.20%) TDD
24 315 (12.95%) CSS
25 265 (10.90%) Computer Science
26 261 (10.73%) Java 8
27 252 (10.36%) QA
28 247 (10.16%) Selenium
29 241 (9.91%) Oracle

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
1 171 (7.03%) Tomcat
2 90 (3.70%) Confluence
3 88 (3.62%) Apache
3 88 (3.62%) Apache Spark
4 64 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (2.34%) WebSphere
6 45 (1.85%) JBoss
7 30 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 30 (1.23%) CICS
7 30 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 28 (1.15%) CMS
9 22 (0.90%) IIS
9 22 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (0.62%) NetWeaver
11 15 (0.62%) Red Hat Fuse
11 15 (0.62%) SAP Portal
12 13 (0.53%) WildFly
13 12 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.082%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.041%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.041%) InVision
Business Applications
1 15 (0.62%) SAP CRM
2 14 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.29%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 5 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.082%) Oracle BRM
8 2 (0.082%) SAP GTS
8 2 (0.082%) Summit
9 1 (0.041%) Magento
9 1 (0.041%) Ripple
9 1 (0.041%) SAP FI-CA
9 1 (0.041%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.041%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.041%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 393 (16.16%) AWS
2 197 (8.10%) Azure
3 104 (4.28%) SaaS
4 66 (2.71%) Serverless
5 61 (2.51%) GitHub
6 51 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
7 49 (2.01%) GCP
8 39 (1.60%) OpenShift
9 37 (1.52%) PaaS
10 36 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
11 34 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (1.27%) Amazon S3
13 26 (1.07%) IaaS
14 22 (0.90%) Amazon Cognito
15 20 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
16 19 (0.78%) Power Platform
17 16 (0.66%) Boomi
18 15 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
19 12 (0.49%) AWS Step Functions
20 11 (0.45%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.14%) HTTP
2 48 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.36%) Internet
4 32 (1.32%) DNS
5 27 (1.11%) Firewall
6 14 (0.58%) DHCP
6 14 (0.58%) SSH
6 14 (0.58%) SSL
7 13 (0.53%) FTP
8 11 (0.45%) Wireless
9 10 (0.41%) X.509
10 7 (0.29%) SAN
10 7 (0.29%) SMTP
11 6 (0.25%) Network Security
11 6 (0.25%) VPN
12 5 (0.21%) GPON
12 5 (0.21%) MQTT
12 5 (0.21%) NAS
13 4 (0.16%) DMZ
13 4 (0.16%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (8.76%) MySQL
2 183 (7.52%) SQL Server
3 170 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
4 167 (6.87%) Big Data
5 122 (5.02%) Relational Database
6 116 (4.77%) Hadoop
7 113 (4.65%) MongoDB
8 101 (4.15%) NoSQL
9 91 (3.74%) DB2
10 69 (2.84%) Redis
11 43 (1.77%) RDBMS
12 42 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 42 (1.73%) Neo4j
13 40 (1.64%) Oracle Database
14 30 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (0.82%) Apache Accumulo
16 18 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 15 (0.62%) SAP HANA
18 15 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 361 (14.84%) Git (software)
2 336 (13.82%) Jenkins
3 247 (10.16%) Selenium
4 216 (8.88%) Maven
5 211 (8.68%) JIRA
6 176 (7.24%) Cucumber
7 121 (4.98%) JUnit
8 99 (4.07%) Subversion
9 89 (3.66%) Eclipse
10 64 (2.63%) JMeter
11 54 (2.22%) Gradle
12 52 (2.14%) SpecFlow
13 47 (1.93%) WebDriver
14 38 (1.56%) SoapUI
15 31 (1.27%) Postman
16 30 (1.23%) Mockito
17 26 (1.07%) SonarQube
18 25 (1.03%) NetBeans
19 22 (0.90%) Ant
19 22 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 335 (13.77%) Finance
2 122 (5.02%) Retail
3 79 (3.25%) Banking
4 55 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 53 (2.18%) Marketing
5 53 (2.18%) Public Sector
6 43 (1.77%) Games
7 41 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 35 (1.44%) Back Office
9 21 (0.86%) Law
10 20 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.78%) Electronics
11 19 (0.78%) Legal
12 14 (0.58%) Military
13 11 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.37%) Automotive
15 9 (0.37%) Police
16 8 (0.33%) Publishing
17 7 (0.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1,264 (51.97%) Developer
2 755 (31.04%) Java Developer
3 315 (12.95%) Senior Developer
4 261 (10.73%) Software Engineer
5 237 (9.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 157 (6.46%) Java Engineer
7 145 (5.96%) Software Developer
8 138 (5.67%) Architect
9 137 (5.63%) Analyst
10 104 (4.28%) Junior
11 99 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
12 90 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
13 88 (3.62%) Graduate
14 81 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
15 80 (3.29%) Senior Software Engineer
16 79 (3.25%) Senior Java Engineer
17 77 (3.17%) Junior Developer
18 75 (3.08%) Backend Developer
19 74 (3.04%) Test Engineer
20 71 (2.92%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 568 (23.36%) Spring
2 396 (16.28%) HTML
3 333 (13.69%) Web Services
4 327 (13.45%) AngularJS
5 315 (12.95%) CSS
6 236 (9.70%) RESTful
7 228 (9.38%) REST
8 225 (9.25%) .NET
9 204 (8.39%) React
10 201 (8.26%) XML
11 190 (7.81%) Spring Boot
12 184 (7.57%) Hibernate
13 175 (7.20%) Node.js
14 158 (6.50%) J2EE
15 138 (5.67%) Kafka
16 119 (4.89%) SOAP
17 110 (4.52%) HTML5
18 109 (4.48%) JSON
19 84 (3.45%) jQuery
20 77 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 170 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
2 146 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (4.48%) User Experience
4 79 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 75 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 55 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 40 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 37 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
9 36 (1.48%) Public Cloud
10 30 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 19 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
12 15 (0.62%) iPad
13 13 (0.53%) Video on Demand
14 12 (0.49%) Cloud Native
14 12 (0.49%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.49%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.49%) Smartphone
15 11 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
16 10 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 420 (17.27%) Linux
2 195 (8.02%) Android
3 186 (7.65%) Windows
4 142 (5.84%) Unix
5 136 (5.59%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
7 23 (0.95%) Debian
8 20 (0.82%) CentOS
9 18 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.70%) Windows Server
11 15 (0.62%) Mac OS
12 14 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.37%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.29%) Solaris
15 7 (0.29%) tvOS
16 5 (0.21%) MVS
16 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 961 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 586 (24.10%) Software Engineering
3 410 (16.86%) Microservices
4 361 (14.84%) Test Automation
5 353 (14.51%) Scrum
6 352 (14.47%) DevOps
7 324 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
8 321 (13.20%) TDD
9 265 (10.90%) Computer Science
10 235 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
11 196 (8.06%) SDLC
12 185 (7.61%) BDD
13 184 (7.57%) OO
14 173 (7.11%) Mentoring
15 154 (6.33%) Mobile Development
15 154 (6.33%) Web Development
16 145 (5.96%) Fintech
17 142 (5.84%) Unit Testing
18 133 (5.47%) Machine Learning
19 117 (4.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 656 (26.97%) JavaScript
2 551 (22.66%) SQL
3 520 (21.38%) C#
4 495 (20.35%) Python
5 419 (17.23%) C++
6 261 (10.73%) Java 8
7 217 (8.92%) C
8 147 (6.04%) PHP
9 111 (4.56%) Ruby
10 105 (4.32%) Go
11 103 (4.24%) Bash Shell
12 100 (4.11%) Kotlin
13 92 (3.78%) Scala
14 83 (3.41%) Objective-C
15 70 (2.88%) Apple Swift
16 68 (2.80%) Perl
17 66 (2.71%) PL/SQL
18 45 (1.85%) VB
19 39 (1.60%) COBOL
20 36 (1.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 395 (16.24%) Degree
2 189 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 141 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 117 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 87 (3.58%) ISTQB
6 71 (2.92%) ISEB
7 52 (2.14%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.66%) Master's Degree
9 14 (0.58%) PhD
9 14 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.53%) PMP
11 11 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
13 8 (0.33%) CISM
13 8 (0.33%) CISSP
14 7 (0.29%) CEH
15 5 (0.21%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
16 4 (0.16%) Dell Certification
16 4 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (10.36%) QA
2 11 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.21%) PMO
4 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.16%) SLA
5 3 (0.12%) COBIT
5 3 (0.12%) GxP
5 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.082%) WAI
6 2 (0.082%) WCAG
7 1 (0.041%) GDPR
7 1 (0.041%) JTAG
System Software
1 337 (13.86%) Docker
2 40 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
3 30 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 19 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (0.74%) Active Directory
6 13 (0.53%) ACF2
6 13 (0.53%) Firmware
6 13 (0.53%) RACF
7 11 (0.45%) vSphere
8 8 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.29%) NFS
10 6 (0.25%) vCloud
11 5 (0.21%) Postfix
12 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.082%) HDFS
13 2 (0.082%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 212 (8.72%) Kubernetes
2 118 (4.85%) Ansible
3 106 (4.36%) Terraform
4 78 (3.21%) Puppet
5 53 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (1.48%) Salt
7 14 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (0.49%) Kibana
9 10 (0.41%) logstash
10 8 (0.33%) Grafana
10 8 (0.33%) SELinux
11 7 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.29%) QRadar
12 6 (0.25%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.25%) HP ALM
12 6 (0.25%) SCCM
12 6 (0.25%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.21%) Backup Exec
13 5 (0.21%) Istio
14 4 (0.16%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 241 (9.91%) Oracle
2 91 (3.74%) SAP
3 86 (3.54%) Microsoft
4 53 (2.18%) IBM
5 52 (2.14%) Google
6 49 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
7 39 (1.60%) Atlassian
8 33 (1.36%) Splunk
9 32 (1.32%) HP
10 30 (1.23%) VMware
11 28 (1.15%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.70%) Dell
13 14 (0.58%) MuleSoft
13 14 (0.58%) Sage
14 11 (0.45%) Cloudera
14 11 (0.45%) Guidewire
14 11 (0.45%) TIBCO
15 10 (0.41%) Informatica
15 10 (0.41%) Talend
15 10 (0.41%) webMethods