Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 4,070 4,095 4,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.15% 13.48% 11.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.10% 23.92% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,537 3,525 3,705
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 16,215 17,119 18,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.37% 56.37% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14,081 14,934 15,901
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.45% +5.26% +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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018. 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 -3 1,676 £55,000 +4.76% 284
Hampshire +9 1,023 £50,000 +11.11% 122
Berkshire -2 879 £57,500 +9.52% 142
Surrey 0 585 £52,500 +1.94% 113
Oxfordshire -3 554 £55,000 - 96
East Sussex +1 394 £52,500 +10.53% 29
West Sussex +5 327 £48,750 +8.33% 45
Buckinghamshire -4 243 £52,500 +10.53% 46
Kent -9 39 £35,000 -17.65% 22
Home Counties +6 5 £35,000 -34.88%
Middlesex -4 4 £57,500 -11.54% 3
Sussex -8 2 - -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, 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 1,946 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1,369 (33.64%) JavaScript
3 1,207 (29.66%) SQL
4 1,013 (24.89%) Spring
5 1,002 (24.62%) Software Engineering
6 952 (23.39%) Python
7 901 (22.14%) HTML
8 883 (21.70%) Linux
9 868 (21.33%) Degree
10 846 (20.79%) C#
11 705 (17.32%) CSS
12 676 (16.61%) C++
13 647 (15.90%) TDD
14 630 (15.48%) AngularJS
15 604 (14.84%) Scrum
16 602 (14.79%) Oracle
17 597 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
18 595 (14.62%) Git (software)
19 578 (14.20%) Test Automation
20 569 (13.98%) Computer Science
21 550 (13.51%) Web Services
22 547 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
23 528 (12.97%) .NET
24 500 (12.29%) Microservices
25 478 (11.74%) Jenkins
26 459 (11.28%) Java 8
27 451 (11.08%) OO
28 446 (10.96%) J2EE
29 424 (10.42%) SQL Server
30 416 (10.22%) Finance

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
1 197 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 170 (4.18%) Apache
3 141 (3.46%) Apache Spark
4 137 (3.37%) Confluence
5 123 (3.02%) JBoss
6 99 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
7 89 (2.19%) IIS
8 73 (1.79%) WebLogic
9 54 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 41 (1.01%) CMS
11 38 (0.93%) WebSphere
12 35 (0.86%) nginx
13 33 (0.81%) Apache Solr
14 32 (0.79%) OpenStack
15 28 (0.69%) WildFly
16 26 (0.64%) SharePoint
17 19 (0.47%) SAS
18 18 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
19 13 (0.32%) WordPress
20 12 (0.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 43 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 22 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.074%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.049%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.049%) SPSS
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.025%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.29%) Magento
3 12 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.12%) Changepoint
7 4 (0.098%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.098%) R3 Corda
7 4 (0.098%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.098%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 4 (0.098%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.049%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.049%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.025%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.025%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 597 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 311 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (2.65%) SaaS
4 106 (2.60%) GitHub
5 92 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
6 76 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
7 57 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
8 56 (1.38%) Serverless
9 51 (1.25%) PaaS
10 48 (1.18%) Amazon S3
11 39 (0.96%) IaaS
12 36 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
13 33 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
14 25 (0.61%) Google Analytics
14 25 (0.61%) Office 365
14 25 (0.61%) OpenShift
15 24 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
15 24 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (0.49%) npm
17 19 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.26%) Internet
2 81 (1.99%) HTTP
3 46 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 34 (0.84%) DNS
4 34 (0.84%) Firewall
5 28 (0.69%) Network Security
6 20 (0.49%) SAN
7 17 (0.42%) SSL
8 14 (0.34%) iSCSI
8 14 (0.34%) LTE
8 14 (0.34%) SNMP
8 14 (0.34%) UMTS
9 13 (0.32%) AMQP
9 13 (0.32%) SSH
10 11 (0.27%) Skype
11 10 (0.25%) DHCP
12 9 (0.22%) VPN
13 8 (0.20%) CDMA
13 8 (0.20%) FTP
13 8 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 358 (8.80%) MySQL
3 340 (8.35%) Relational Database
4 319 (7.84%) NoSQL
5 287 (7.05%) PostgreSQL
6 283 (6.95%) Big Data
7 204 (5.01%) Hadoop
8 192 (4.72%) MongoDB
9 156 (3.83%) RDBMS
10 131 (3.22%) Oracle Database
11 108 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 74 (1.82%) Apache Hive
13 69 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 53 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
15 49 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
16 40 (0.98%) Redis
17 30 (0.74%) DB2
18 29 (0.71%) Neo4j
19 24 (0.59%) Data Mining
20 23 (0.57%) HBase
Development Applications
1 595 (14.62%) Git (software)
2 478 (11.74%) Jenkins
3 346 (8.50%) Maven
4 304 (7.47%) JIRA
5 260 (6.39%) Selenium
6 231 (5.68%) JUnit
7 207 (5.09%) Eclipse
8 179 (4.40%) Subversion
9 156 (3.83%) Cucumber
10 129 (3.17%) Gradle
11 114 (2.80%) WebDriver
12 97 (2.38%) IntelliJ
13 72 (1.77%) Mockito
14 66 (1.62%) TeamCity
15 64 (1.57%) Bitbucket
16 63 (1.55%) JMeter
17 56 (1.38%) Visual Studio
18 55 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
19 53 (1.30%) SoapUI
20 46 (1.13%) Vagrant
General
1 416 (10.22%) Finance
2 162 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 156 (3.83%) Retail
4 92 (2.26%) Marketing
5 78 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 75 (1.84%) Banking
7 73 (1.79%) Games
8 59 (1.45%) Electronics
9 33 (0.81%) Advertising
10 32 (0.79%) Publishing
11 24 (0.59%) Billing
12 22 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 19 (0.47%) Law
14 18 (0.44%) Back Office
14 18 (0.44%) French Language
15 16 (0.39%) Automotive
16 12 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.29%) Legal
17 10 (0.25%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,272 (55.82%) Developer
2 1,342 (32.97%) Java Developer
3 497 (12.21%) Senior Developer
4 486 (11.94%) Software Engineer
5 349 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 335 (8.23%) Software Developer
7 245 (6.02%) Graduate
8 224 (5.50%) Architect
9 212 (5.21%) Java Engineer
10 199 (4.89%) Analyst
11 168 (4.13%) Graduate Developer
12 157 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
13 142 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
14 130 (3.19%) Junior
15 125 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
15 125 (3.07%) Lead Developer
16 120 (2.95%) Java Software Engineer
17 105 (2.58%) Junior Developer
18 89 (2.19%) Tester
19 87 (2.14%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,013 (24.89%) Spring
2 901 (22.14%) HTML
3 705 (17.32%) CSS
4 630 (15.48%) AngularJS
5 550 (13.51%) Web Services
6 528 (12.97%) .NET
7 446 (10.96%) J2EE
8 404 (9.93%) Hibernate
9 367 (9.02%) RESTful
10 356 (8.75%) REST
11 317 (7.79%) XML
12 289 (7.10%) React
13 272 (6.68%) Spring Boot
14 234 (5.75%) HTML5
15 214 (5.26%) jQuery
16 209 (5.14%) Node.js
17 187 (4.59%) SOAP
18 175 (4.30%) JSON
19 132 (3.24%) Java EE
20 120 (2.95%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 569 (13.98%) Computer Science
2 243 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
3 220 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 171 (4.20%) Algorithms
5 151 (3.71%) User Experience
6 134 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
7 128 (3.14%) Fintech
8 127 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
9 122 (3.00%) Mobile App
10 47 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
11 43 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 34 (0.84%) Public Cloud
13 32 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 32 (0.79%) Robotics
14 30 (0.74%) Data Structures
15 27 (0.66%) Client/Server
16 23 (0.57%) N-Tier
17 22 (0.54%) Mainframe
18 21 (0.52%) Clustering
18 21 (0.52%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 883 (21.70%) Linux
2 392 (9.63%) Windows
3 345 (8.48%) Unix
4 236 (5.80%) Android
5 205 (5.04%) Apple iOS
6 83 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 63 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 39 (0.96%) CentOS
9 31 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 25 (0.61%) AIX
11 20 (0.49%) Debian
12 17 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.39%) Solaris
14 9 (0.22%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.20%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.15%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.12%) FreeBSD
18 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,946 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1,002 (24.62%) Software Engineering
3 647 (15.90%) TDD
4 604 (14.84%) Scrum
5 578 (14.20%) Test Automation
6 547 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
7 500 (12.29%) Microservices
8 451 (11.08%) OO
9 398 (9.78%) SDLC
10 391 (9.61%) DevOps
11 371 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
12 333 (8.18%) Mentoring
13 292 (7.17%) Open Source
14 288 (7.08%) BDD
15 266 (6.54%) MVC
16 251 (6.17%) Machine Learning
17 232 (5.70%) Mathematics
18 222 (5.45%) Web Development
19 218 (5.36%) Unit Testing
20 214 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,369 (33.64%) JavaScript
2 1,207 (29.66%) SQL
3 952 (23.39%) Python
4 846 (20.79%) C#
5 676 (16.61%) C++
6 459 (11.28%) Java 8
7 277 (6.81%) C
8 233 (5.72%) PHP
9 182 (4.47%) Scala
10 173 (4.25%) Ruby
11 155 (3.81%) Go
12 117 (2.87%) Bash Shell
13 103 (2.53%) PL/SQL
14 85 (2.09%) R
15 84 (2.06%) Shell Script
15 84 (2.06%) TypeScript
16 76 (1.87%) Perl
17 74 (1.82%) T-SQL
18 61 (1.50%) Groovy
19 58 (1.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 868 (21.33%) Degree
2 285 (7.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 210 (5.16%) Security Cleared
4 112 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 87 (2.14%) PhD
6 55 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 49 (1.20%) ISTQB
8 47 (1.15%) ISEB
9 45 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
10 41 (1.01%) MPhil
11 32 (0.79%) Master's Degree
12 22 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (0.47%) MCSE
14 18 (0.44%) CISSP
14 18 (0.44%) MCSA
15 13 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (0.27%) PMI Certification
17 10 (0.25%) DBS Check
18 9 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
19 7 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (8.01%) QA
2 26 (0.64%) SLA
3 22 (0.54%) GDPR
4 11 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.25%) DICOM
6 8 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.20%) PMO
7 5 (0.12%) PSD2
8 4 (0.098%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.074%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.074%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.049%) ECSS
10 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.025%) WAI
System Software
1 345 (8.48%) Docker
2 57 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
5 22 (0.54%) HDFS
6 21 (0.52%) Apache Flume
7 16 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 15 (0.37%) vSphere
9 13 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.20%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.17%) Samba
12 6 (0.15%) GPFS
12 6 (0.15%) NFS
12 6 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 5 (0.12%) KVM
13 5 (0.12%) oVirt
13 5 (0.12%) Postfix
14 4 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.098%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.074%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 181 (4.45%) Ansible
2 163 (4.00%) Puppet
3 146 (3.59%) Kubernetes
4 100 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 100 (2.46%) Terraform
5 35 (0.86%) Kibana
6 28 (0.69%) logstash
7 26 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
8 21 (0.52%) Packer
9 16 (0.39%) Nagios
9 16 (0.39%) Rancher
10 14 (0.34%) Salt
11 11 (0.27%) CloudHub
11 11 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
11 11 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.20%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.20%) Nessus
13 8 (0.20%) Rundeck
13 8 (0.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 602 (14.79%) Oracle
2 298 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 174 (4.28%) SAP
4 117 (2.87%) Google
5 84 (2.06%) VMware
6 70 (1.72%) TIBCO
7 62 (1.52%) Red Hat
8 51 (1.25%) Sun
9 50 (1.23%) Adobe
10 47 (1.15%) IBM
11 45 (1.11%) Tableau
12 44 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
13 41 (1.01%) Atlassian
14 36 (0.88%) Cloudera
14 36 (0.88%) Hortonworks
15 29 (0.71%) Xamarin
16 25 (0.61%) webMethods
17 21 (0.52%) Talend
18 20 (0.49%) Apple
18 20 (0.49%) MuleSoft