Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,472 2,147 3,922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 11.29% 11.57% 14.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.16% 20.66% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,219 1,809 3,269
10th Percentile £37,485 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7,303 10,394 14,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.02% 56.04% 54.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6,038 8,914 12,449
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
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 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 6 May 2021.

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 6 May 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
Thames Valley -4 626 £57,500 - 140
Berkshire -4 359 £60,000 +4.35% 76
Hampshire -2 347 £50,000 - 76
Surrey +10 283 £62,500 +8.70% 44
Oxfordshire +5 187 £55,000 - 37
Buckinghamshire -16 80 £60,000 - 27
West Sussex -11 79 £50,000 -9.09% 8
East Sussex +6 77 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Sussex +6 40 £50,000 -
Kent -24 7 £40,000 -8.57% 5
Home Counties -1 3 £90,000 +28.57%
Java
England

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

1 600 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (35.05%) JavaScript
3 341 (23.17%) Python
4 321 (21.81%) Spring
4 321 (21.81%) Microservices
5 319 (21.67%) Software Engineering
6 298 (20.24%) SQL
7 293 (19.90%) HTML
7 293 (19.90%) CSS
8 280 (19.02%) AWS
9 267 (18.14%) Docker
10 265 (18.00%) Degree
11 264 (17.93%) Computer Science
12 259 (17.60%) Linux
13 249 (16.92%) Social Skills
14 239 (16.24%) Scrum
15 221 (15.01%) Finance
16 218 (14.81%) C#
17 213 (14.47%) Git (software)
18 196 (13.32%) DevOps
19 193 (13.11%) AngularJS
20 189 (12.84%) React
21 181 (12.30%) Azure
22 178 (12.09%) Kubernetes
23 177 (12.02%) TDD
24 176 (11.96%) Jenkins
25 173 (11.75%) Windows
26 168 (11.41%) Test Automation
27 167 (11.35%) C++
28 166 (11.28%) Analytical Skills

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 70 (4.76%) Apache
2 69 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 52 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 40 (2.72%) GemFire
5 34 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 25 (1.70%) Confluence
8 24 (1.63%) JBoss
9 23 (1.56%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 13 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
10 13 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.75%) Mule
12 8 (0.54%) CMS
12 8 (0.54%) nginx
13 7 (0.48%) IIS
13 7 (0.48%) Liferay
14 5 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.34%) Drupal
14 5 (0.34%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.068%) Quicktime
5 1 (0.068%) Sketch
5 1 (0.068%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 11 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.14%) SAP GTS
4 2 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.068%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 280 (19.02%) AWS
2 181 (12.30%) Azure
3 95 (6.45%) SaaS
4 79 (5.37%) GitHub
5 49 (3.33%) GCP
6 28 (1.90%) Google Play
7 23 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
7 23 (1.56%) PaaS
7 23 (1.56%) Serverless
8 17 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.82%) BrowserStack
10 11 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.75%) Power Platform
11 10 (0.68%) IaaS
12 8 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.54%) Boomi
13 7 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.48%) Microsoft 365
13 7 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.13%) HTTP
2 22 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 20 (1.36%) Internet
4 15 (1.02%) DNS
5 11 (0.75%) Firewall
6 10 (0.68%) FTP
7 9 (0.61%) Network Security
8 8 (0.54%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.54%) LAN
8 8 (0.54%) VPN
8 8 (0.54%) WAN
8 8 (0.54%) Wireless
9 7 (0.48%) Calico
10 6 (0.41%) 3G
10 6 (0.41%) 4G
10 6 (0.41%) 5G
10 6 (0.41%) SSL
11 4 (0.27%) SAN
12 3 (0.20%) Software-Defined Radio
13 2 (0.14%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 108 (7.34%) NoSQL
3 101 (6.86%) MySQL
4 95 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 88 (5.98%) Big Data
5 88 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
6 57 (3.87%) Redis
7 55 (3.74%) Hadoop
8 53 (3.60%) MongoDB
9 41 (2.79%) MariaDB
10 34 (2.31%) HBase
11 30 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (1.90%) Oracle Database
13 18 (1.22%) Neo4j
14 14 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (0.75%) Power BI
16 10 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (0.61%) Apache Hive
17 9 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
18 7 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 213 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 176 (11.96%) Jenkins
3 100 (6.79%) JIRA
4 96 (6.52%) Selenium
5 91 (6.18%) Cucumber
6 75 (5.10%) JUnit
7 61 (4.14%) Maven
8 58 (3.94%) IntelliJ
9 53 (3.60%) Gradle
10 52 (3.53%) Eclipse
11 44 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
12 43 (2.92%) Protractor
13 37 (2.51%) Cypress.io
14 32 (2.17%) Storybook
15 31 (2.11%) Bitbucket
16 28 (1.90%) Mockito
17 24 (1.63%) SonarQube
18 23 (1.56%) Subversion
19 22 (1.49%) WebDriver
20 21 (1.43%) GitLab
General
1 249 (16.92%) Social Skills
2 221 (15.01%) Finance
3 166 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (5.10%) Banking
5 65 (4.42%) Law
6 58 (3.94%) Marketing
7 42 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 34 (2.31%) Presentation Skills
9 25 (1.70%) Games
9 25 (1.70%) Public Sector
10 21 (1.43%) Retail
11 18 (1.22%) Electronics
12 16 (1.09%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.95%) Military
14 13 (0.88%) Back Office
15 12 (0.82%) Automotive
16 11 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
16 11 (0.75%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.68%) Organisational Skills
17 10 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 755 (51.29%) Developer
2 349 (23.71%) Java Developer
3 156 (10.60%) Senior Developer
4 145 (9.85%) Software Engineer
5 116 (7.88%) Java Engineer
6 106 (7.20%) Senior Java Developer
7 95 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 93 (6.32%) Architect
9 81 (5.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 72 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
11 65 (4.42%) Lead Developer
12 61 (4.14%) Junior
13 54 (3.67%) Senior Java Engineer
14 53 (3.60%) Tester
15 51 (3.46%) Mobile Developer
16 50 (3.40%) Consultant
17 45 (3.06%) Senior Software Engineer
18 42 (2.85%) Java Software Engineer
19 37 (2.51%) React Developer
20 34 (2.31%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (21.81%) Spring
2 293 (19.90%) CSS
2 293 (19.90%) HTML
3 193 (13.11%) AngularJS
4 189 (12.84%) React
5 161 (10.94%) Node.js
6 155 (10.53%) REST
7 131 (8.90%) Spring Boot
8 128 (8.70%) RESTful
9 119 (8.08%) .NET
10 117 (7.95%) Kafka
10 117 (7.95%) Web Services
11 104 (7.07%) HTML5
12 89 (6.05%) JSON
13 87 (5.91%) Hibernate
14 80 (5.43%) XML
15 78 (5.30%) RabbitMQ
16 69 (4.69%) J2EE
17 68 (4.62%) SOAP
18 58 (3.94%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 129 (8.76%) User Experience
2 82 (5.57%) Mobile App
3 70 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 66 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
5 48 (3.26%) Data Structures
6 45 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
7 40 (2.72%) Algorithms
8 38 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
9 31 (2.11%) NHS
10 25 (1.70%) Renewable Energy
11 20 (1.36%) iPhone
12 16 (1.09%) Smartphone
13 15 (1.02%) Management Information System
14 14 (0.95%) Data Centre
15 12 (0.82%) Video on Demand
16 11 (0.75%) Cloud Native
16 11 (0.75%) Derivative
16 11 (0.75%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.68%) LIMS
18 9 (0.61%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 259 (17.60%) Linux
2 173 (11.75%) Windows
3 150 (10.19%) Android
4 117 (7.95%) Unix
5 106 (7.20%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (1.49%) Ubuntu
8 18 (1.22%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
13 2 (0.14%) HPUX
13 2 (0.14%) OpenVMS
13 2 (0.14%) Solaris
14 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.068%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 321 (21.81%) Microservices
3 319 (21.67%) Software Engineering
4 264 (17.93%) Computer Science
5 239 (16.24%) Scrum
6 196 (13.32%) DevOps
7 177 (12.02%) TDD
8 168 (11.41%) Test Automation
9 155 (10.53%) OO
10 147 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
11 118 (8.02%) Software Testing
12 115 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
13 114 (7.74%) BDD
14 110 (7.47%) Web Development
15 93 (6.32%) Front End Development
16 92 (6.25%) Multithreading
17 91 (6.18%) Mobile Development
18 88 (5.98%) Android Development
19 87 (5.91%) Fintech
20 83 (5.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 516 (35.05%) JavaScript
2 341 (23.17%) Python
3 298 (20.24%) SQL
4 218 (14.81%) C#
5 167 (11.35%) C++
6 103 (7.00%) TypeScript
7 75 (5.10%) C
8 68 (4.62%) Java 8
8 68 (4.62%) Objective-C
9 58 (3.94%) PHP
10 56 (3.80%) Go
11 47 (3.19%) Groovy
11 47 (3.19%) Kotlin
12 45 (3.06%) Scala
13 43 (2.92%) Apple Swift
14 39 (2.65%) Ruby
15 38 (2.58%) Shell Script
16 36 (2.45%) Bash Shell
17 30 (2.04%) PL/SQL
18 26 (1.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 265 (18.00%) Degree
2 130 (8.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 42 (2.85%) Oracle Certification
5 40 (2.72%) OCP
6 39 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 22 (1.49%) PhD
8 20 (1.36%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
10 13 (0.88%) ISEB
11 11 (0.75%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.68%) HND
12 10 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
13 8 (0.54%) AWS Certification
13 8 (0.54%) CIW
13 8 (0.54%) OCA
14 6 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.41%) CISSP
14 6 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (7.00%) QA
2 18 (1.22%) SLA
3 9 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.34%) SOC 2
5 4 (0.27%) NIST
6 3 (0.20%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.20%) Good Clinical Practice
7 2 (0.14%) COBIT
7 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.068%) GDPR
8 1 (0.068%) GRC
8 1 (0.068%) IEC 61131
8 1 (0.068%) NCSC
8 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 267 (18.14%) Docker
2 53 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.70%) HDFS
4 10 (0.68%) Active Directory
5 8 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.48%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.34%) Firmware
7 5 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.34%) vSphere
8 1 (0.068%) Varnish
8 1 (0.068%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 178 (12.09%) Kubernetes
2 86 (5.84%) Ansible
3 58 (3.94%) Terraform
4 32 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (2.17%) Puppet
5 8 (0.54%) Grafana
5 8 (0.54%) vRealize
6 7 (0.48%) Argo
6 7 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.48%) Kibana
7 5 (0.34%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.34%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.27%) FlexNet
8 4 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.068%) Ganeti
11 1 (0.068%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.068%) logstash
11 1 (0.068%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 117 (7.95%) Oracle
2 78 (5.30%) Microsoft
3 64 (4.35%) VMware
4 52 (3.53%) Google
5 35 (2.38%) Apple
6 32 (2.17%) Okta
7 30 (2.04%) MuleSoft
8 25 (1.70%) Red Hat
9 23 (1.56%) SAP
10 21 (1.43%) IBM
10 21 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.88%) Adobe
12 10 (0.68%) ANSYS
12 10 (0.68%) Bloomberg
12 10 (0.68%) Xamarin
13 9 (0.61%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.54%) New Relic
15 7 (0.48%) PayPal
15 7 (0.48%) SolarWinds
15 7 (0.48%) Splunk