Period
to 21 August 2017

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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 3957 4411 4705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.60% 11.95% 11.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.74% 22.76% 23.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3399 3952 4229
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 15995 19384 20333
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.98% 52.54% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13924 17238 17479
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Java as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in the South East.

Salary trend for Java in the South East

Java
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the South East over the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

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 21 August 2017. 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 +9 2075 £50,000 - 120
Berkshire +9 1061 £50,000 - 55
Hampshire +5 620 £45,000 - 35
Surrey -1 616 £50,000 - 53
Oxfordshire +3 586 £57,500 +6.48% 43
Buckinghamshire +12 435 £47,500 +5.56% 22
West Sussex -3 280 £47,500 - 10
East Sussex +8 226 £44,000 -2.22% 10
Kent -6 68 £40,000 - 4
Middlesex -4 25 £57,500 +43.75%
Sussex - 12 £67,500 - 1
M4 Corridor -2 11 - -
Home Counties +4 4 £60,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Java.

1 1829 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1269 (32.07%) JavaScript
3 1226 (30.98%) SQL
4 1021 (25.80%) HTML
5 990 (25.02%) Linux
6 903 (22.82%) Spring
7 893 (22.57%) Python
8 840 (21.23%) Software Engineering
9 827 (20.90%) CSS
10 798 (20.17%) C++
11 789 (19.94%) Degree
12 781 (19.74%) C#
13 718 (18.15%) Web Services
14 705 (17.82%) Scrum
15 703 (17.77%) TDD
16 621 (15.69%) Oracle
17 608 (15.37%) Continuous Integration
18 571 (14.43%) Finance
19 559 (14.13%) Test Automation
20 557 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
21 546 (13.80%) .NET
22 544 (13.75%) Git (software)
23 540 (13.65%) Windows
24 517 (13.07%) XML
25 507 (12.81%) Computer Science
26 490 (12.38%) AngularJS
27 480 (12.13%) C
28 476 (12.03%) MySQL
29 465 (11.75%) J2EE
30 427 (10.79%) REST

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
1 260 (6.57%) Tomcat
2 199 (5.03%) Apache
3 180 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 174 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
5 169 (4.27%) JBoss
6 119 (3.01%) WebLogic
7 82 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 79 (2.00%) Confluence
9 70 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 66 (1.67%) Apache Solr
11 40 (1.01%) CMS
12 39 (0.99%) IIS
13 34 (0.86%) OpenStack
14 29 (0.73%) Drupal
15 27 (0.68%) nginx
15 27 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
16 26 (0.66%) WordPress
17 25 (0.63%) WildFly
18 23 (0.58%) Jetty
19 22 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 64 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 30 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.076%) Simulink
7 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.025%) CATIA
7 1 (0.025%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.025%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 33 (0.83%) SAP ERP
2 29 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
4 24 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
5 23 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
7 15 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
7 15 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
8 14 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 14 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 14 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
9 12 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (0.30%) Teamcenter
10 11 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
13 6 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
14 4 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
14 4 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 557 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
2 240 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 226 (5.71%) SaaS
4 110 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
5 75 (1.90%) GitHub
6 53 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (1.06%) PaaS
8 35 (0.88%) Amazon S3
8 35 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
9 28 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
10 23 (0.58%) IaaS
11 21 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
12 20 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (0.40%) Force.com
13 16 (0.40%) OpenShift
14 14 (0.35%) Firebase
15 12 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 11 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
16 11 (0.28%) Trello
17 9 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 129 (3.26%) Internet
2 113 (2.86%) HTTP
3 98 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 72 (1.82%) DNS
5 57 (1.44%) Firewall
6 43 (1.09%) AMQP
7 37 (0.94%) Network Security
7 37 (0.94%) WAN
8 34 (0.86%) SSL
9 32 (0.81%) LAN
10 28 (0.71%) FTP
11 24 (0.61%) VoIP
12 23 (0.58%) VPN
13 21 (0.53%) SMTP
14 19 (0.48%) Ethernet
15 18 (0.45%) BGP
16 17 (0.43%) Wireless
17 14 (0.35%) LDAP
18 13 (0.33%) Wireshark
19 12 (0.30%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (12.03%) MySQL
2 375 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 351 (8.87%) Big Data
4 282 (7.13%) NoSQL
5 267 (6.75%) Relational Database
6 190 (4.80%) Hadoop
7 187 (4.73%) MongoDB
8 160 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 131 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
10 111 (2.81%) Oracle Database
11 100 (2.53%) RDBMS
12 72 (1.82%) Redis
13 57 (1.44%) HBase
14 53 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 49 (1.24%) Apache Hive
16 43 (1.09%) DB2
16 43 (1.09%) SQLite
17 41 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
18 37 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
19 34 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 544 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 420 (10.61%) Jenkins
3 385 (9.73%) Selenium
4 365 (9.22%) Maven
5 294 (7.43%) JIRA
6 261 (6.60%) Subversion
7 244 (6.17%) JUnit
8 181 (4.57%) Eclipse
9 151 (3.82%) WebDriver
10 127 (3.21%) Cucumber
11 99 (2.50%) JMeter
12 89 (2.25%) Gradle
13 70 (1.77%) Ant
14 62 (1.57%) SoapUI
15 59 (1.49%) Visual Studio
16 50 (1.26%) IntelliJ
16 50 (1.26%) Mockito
17 49 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
18 43 (1.09%) LoadRunner
19 40 (1.01%) HP UFT
General
1 571 (14.43%) Finance
2 315 (7.96%) Telecoms
3 206 (5.21%) Marketing
4 171 (4.32%) Electronics
5 151 (3.82%) Manufacturing
6 112 (2.83%) Publishing
7 98 (2.48%) Banking
8 96 (2.43%) Retail
9 65 (1.64%) Automotive
10 58 (1.47%) Advertising
11 46 (1.16%) Aerospace
11 46 (1.16%) Back Office
12 45 (1.14%) Games
13 29 (0.73%) Military
14 25 (0.63%) German Language
15 24 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 19 (0.48%) Digital Economy
17 18 (0.45%) Law
18 17 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2081 (52.59%) Developer
2 1302 (32.90%) Java Developer
3 450 (11.37%) Senior Developer
4 375 (9.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 351 (8.87%) Software Engineer
6 345 (8.72%) Software Developer
7 264 (6.67%) Java Engineer
8 227 (5.74%) Analyst
9 190 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
10 184 (4.65%) Graduate
11 183 (4.62%) Architect
12 169 (4.27%) Java Software Developer
13 168 (4.25%) Junior
14 146 (3.69%) DevOps Engineer
15 141 (3.56%) Android Developer
16 135 (3.41%) Junior Developer
17 126 (3.18%) Graduate Developer
18 116 (2.93%) Java Software Engineer
19 112 (2.83%) Test Engineer
20 106 (2.68%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1021 (25.80%) HTML
2 903 (22.82%) Spring
3 827 (20.90%) CSS
4 718 (18.15%) Web Services
5 546 (13.80%) .NET
6 517 (13.07%) XML
7 490 (12.38%) AngularJS
8 465 (11.75%) J2EE
9 427 (10.79%) REST
10 394 (9.96%) Hibernate
11 360 (9.10%) RESTful
12 331 (8.36%) SOAP
13 272 (6.87%) jQuery
14 270 (6.82%) JSON
15 259 (6.55%) HTML5
16 239 (6.04%) Java EE
17 230 (5.81%) Ajax
18 212 (5.36%) Node.js
19 184 (4.65%) JSP
20 153 (3.87%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 507 (12.81%) Computer Science
2 251 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (5.51%) Greenfield Project
4 181 (4.57%) Mobile App
5 168 (4.25%) User Experience
6 106 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 106 (2.68%) Fintech
7 85 (2.15%) Algorithms
8 65 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 49 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 43 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 42 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
12 41 (1.04%) iPad
13 30 (0.76%) Clustering
13 30 (0.76%) Virtual Team
14 24 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 24 (0.61%) SWIFT
15 23 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
16 22 (0.56%) Semantic Web
16 22 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 990 (25.02%) Linux
2 540 (13.65%) Windows
3 384 (9.70%) Unix
4 336 (8.49%) Android
5 194 (4.90%) Apple iOS
6 86 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 60 (1.52%) CentOS
8 47 (1.19%) Windows Server
9 44 (1.11%) Ubuntu
10 40 (1.01%) Mac OS
11 38 (0.96%) Solaris
12 37 (0.94%) Debian
13 26 (0.66%) VxWorks
14 22 (0.56%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.33%) zOS
17 12 (0.30%) Amazon Linux
18 11 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
19 7 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1829 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
2 840 (21.23%) Software Engineering
3 705 (17.82%) Scrum
4 703 (17.77%) TDD
5 608 (15.37%) Continuous Integration
6 559 (14.13%) Test Automation
7 424 (10.72%) OO
8 373 (9.43%) DevOps
9 367 (9.27%) SDLC
10 325 (8.21%) Web Development
11 310 (7.83%) Microservices
12 289 (7.30%) Mentoring
13 287 (7.25%) BDD
14 266 (6.72%) Unit Testing
15 263 (6.65%) E-Commerce
16 250 (6.32%) Open Source
17 245 (6.19%) MVC
18 229 (5.79%) SOA
19 224 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
20 201 (5.08%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1269 (32.07%) JavaScript
2 1226 (30.98%) SQL
3 893 (22.57%) Python
4 798 (20.17%) C++
5 781 (19.74%) C#
6 480 (12.13%) C
7 387 (9.78%) Ruby
8 305 (7.71%) PHP
9 294 (7.43%) Perl
10 264 (6.67%) Bash Shell
11 196 (4.95%) Scala
12 174 (4.40%) PL/SQL
13 149 (3.77%) Shell Script
14 103 (2.60%) Objective-C
15 102 (2.58%) PowerShell
16 75 (1.90%) Groovy
17 68 (1.72%) VB.NET
18 61 (1.54%) R
19 59 (1.49%) Go
20 48 (1.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 789 (19.94%) Degree
2 267 (6.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 230 (5.81%) Security Cleared
4 136 (3.44%) ISTQB
5 96 (2.43%) SC Cleared
6 63 (1.59%) ISEB
7 55 (1.39%) Master's Degree
7 55 (1.39%) PhD
8 50 (1.26%) DV Cleared
9 31 (0.78%) PMI Certification
10 30 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 27 (0.68%) PMP
12 17 (0.43%) APMG
13 16 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (0.35%) CCNA
15 13 (0.33%) CISSP
16 11 (0.28%) CEH
16 11 (0.28%) RHCE
17 10 (0.25%) Sun Certification
18 9 (0.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (7.78%) QA
2 61 (1.54%) SLA
3 17 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.30%) PMO
6 9 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.076%) GDPR
7 3 (0.076%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.076%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.051%) GCP
8 2 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.025%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.025%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.025%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.025%) DICOM
9 1 (0.025%) DO-254
9 1 (0.025%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.025%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.025%) Solvency II
System Software
1 271 (6.85%) Docker
2 51 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 26 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 22 (0.56%) HDFS
6 20 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 18 (0.45%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 9 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 7 (0.18%) KVM
11 7 (0.18%) Xen
12 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.13%) vSphere
13 4 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.076%) NFS
14 3 (0.076%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.051%) Firmware
15 2 (0.051%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 172 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 166 (4.20%) Puppet
3 132 (3.34%) Ansible
4 52 (1.31%) Terraform
5 44 (1.11%) Kubernetes
6 39 (0.99%) Packer
7 36 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 35 (0.88%) Salt
9 29 (0.73%) Grafana
10 22 (0.56%) Kibana
11 21 (0.53%) Nagios
11 21 (0.53%) Tivoli
12 16 (0.40%) Mesos
13 12 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 11 (0.28%) StatsD
14 11 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 9 (0.23%) Data Guard
15 9 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
15 9 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
16 8 (0.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 621 (15.69%) Oracle
2 271 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 233 (5.89%) SAP
4 133 (3.36%) Red Hat
5 95 (2.40%) VMware
6 92 (2.32%) IBM
7 79 (2.00%) HP
8 63 (1.59%) Google
9 60 (1.52%) hybris
10 38 (0.96%) Adobe
11 37 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (0.63%) Cisco
12 25 (0.63%) Jaspersoft
13 24 (0.61%) New Relic
14 22 (0.56%) Splunk
14 22 (0.56%) Sun
14 22 (0.56%) Talend
14 22 (0.56%) TIBCO
15 19 (0.48%) ArcSight
15 19 (0.48%) Hortonworks