Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 4,042 3,981 3,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.09% 12.81% 11.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.83% 22.33% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,512 3,489 3,293
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
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 15,065 17,826 15,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.24% 57.34% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13,027 15,570 13,882
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £64,700
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 +2 1,595 £55,000 +2.80% 282
Hampshire +15 1,040 £50,000 +11.11% 116
Berkshire +5 844 £57,500 +4.55% 142
Surrey +2 580 £55,000 +7.84% 126
Oxfordshire +1 493 £52,500 -4.55% 98
West Sussex +17 401 £47,500 +5.56% 53
East Sussex +8 371 £55,000 +15.79% 24
Buckinghamshire -3 257 £57,500 +15.00% 42
Kent +20 39 £37,500 -11.76% 17
Middlesex -11 3 £65,000 -40.91% 3
Sussex +8 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 1,836 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,285 (31.79%) JavaScript
3 1,216 (30.08%) Software Engineering
4 1,060 (26.22%) SQL
5 1,036 (25.63%) Spring
6 913 (22.59%) Python
7 825 (20.41%) C#
8 777 (19.22%) Linux
9 776 (19.20%) Degree
10 717 (17.74%) HTML
11 710 (17.57%) C++
12 659 (16.30%) TDD
13 616 (15.24%) Microservices
14 602 (14.89%) Git (software)
14 602 (14.89%) CSS
15 589 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
16 584 (14.45%) Scrum
17 570 (14.10%) AngularJS
18 543 (13.43%) Computer Science
19 529 (13.09%) Test Automation
20 521 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
21 516 (12.77%) Oracle
22 501 (12.39%) OO
23 487 (12.05%) Java 8
24 475 (11.75%) Web Services
25 456 (11.28%) Jenkins
26 444 (10.98%) .NET
27 433 (10.71%) DevOps
28 426 (10.54%) Finance
29 406 (10.04%) SQL Server

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
1 193 (4.77%) Tomcat
2 144 (3.56%) Apache
3 138 (3.41%) Confluence
4 113 (2.80%) Apache Spark
5 104 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
6 90 (2.23%) JBoss
7 75 (1.86%) IIS
8 73 (1.81%) WebLogic
9 36 (0.89%) SAS
9 36 (0.89%) SharePoint
10 35 (0.87%) nginx
10 35 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 28 (0.69%) CMS
11 28 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 27 (0.67%) OpenStack
13 22 (0.54%) Apache Solr
14 20 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
15 18 (0.45%) WildFly
16 15 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
17 12 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 53 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.074%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.049%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.049%) SPSS
9 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.32%) Magento
4 10 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
5 9 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.20%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.12%) Changepoint
10 4 (0.099%) BusinessWorks
10 4 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.099%) Ripple
10 4 (0.099%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
11 3 (0.074%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.074%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.049%) Infor M3
12 2 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.049%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 589 (14.57%) Amazon AWS
2 309 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (2.94%) SaaS
4 105 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
5 90 (2.23%) GitHub
6 76 (1.88%) Serverless
7 73 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 63 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
9 53 (1.31%) Amazon S3
10 52 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
11 34 (0.84%) npm
12 32 (0.79%) PaaS
13 31 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
14 30 (0.74%) OpenShift
15 29 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
15 29 (0.72%) IaaS
16 28 (0.69%) Google Analytics
17 27 (0.67%) Office 365
18 25 (0.62%) Amazon Kinesis
18 25 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.15%) HTTP
2 54 (1.34%) Network Security
3 51 (1.26%) Internet
4 37 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 33 (0.82%) DNS
6 32 (0.79%) Firewall
7 29 (0.72%) Wireless
8 19 (0.47%) H.323
9 17 (0.42%) Skype
10 16 (0.40%) Software-Defined Radio
11 13 (0.32%) DHCP
12 12 (0.30%) SSL
12 12 (0.30%) VPN
13 11 (0.27%) AMQP
14 8 (0.20%) iSCSI
15 7 (0.17%) CDMA
15 7 (0.17%) GSM
15 7 (0.17%) LTE
15 7 (0.17%) SSH
15 7 (0.17%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 345 (8.54%) Relational Database
3 337 (8.34%) MySQL
4 314 (7.77%) NoSQL
5 267 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
6 246 (6.09%) Big Data
7 208 (5.15%) MongoDB
8 185 (4.58%) Hadoop
9 163 (4.03%) RDBMS
10 118 (2.92%) Oracle Database
11 90 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 72 (1.78%) Redis
13 63 (1.56%) DB2
14 56 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
15 49 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 49 (1.21%) Apache Hive
16 32 (0.79%) Data Mining
17 30 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
17 30 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (0.64%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 602 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 456 (11.28%) Jenkins
3 339 (8.39%) Maven
4 305 (7.55%) JIRA
5 281 (6.95%) Selenium
6 241 (5.96%) JUnit
7 175 (4.33%) Cucumber
8 164 (4.06%) Eclipse
9 123 (3.04%) Subversion
10 113 (2.80%) Gradle
11 102 (2.52%) WebDriver
12 88 (2.18%) IntelliJ
13 77 (1.90%) JMeter
14 75 (1.86%) Mockito
15 64 (1.58%) Bitbucket
16 53 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 53 (1.31%) Vagrant
17 51 (1.26%) SoapUI
18 49 (1.21%) webpack
19 48 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 426 (10.54%) Finance
2 175 (4.33%) Telecoms
3 163 (4.03%) Retail
4 100 (2.47%) Marketing
5 79 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 68 (1.68%) Banking
7 66 (1.63%) Games
8 61 (1.51%) Electronics
9 47 (1.16%) Publishing
10 40 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 30 (0.74%) Legal
11 30 (0.74%) Military
12 29 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 25 (0.62%) Advertising
14 17 (0.42%) Back Office
14 17 (0.42%) Billing
15 13 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 11 (0.27%) Automotive
16 11 (0.27%) French Language
17 10 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 2,252 (55.71%) Developer
2 1,448 (35.82%) Java Developer
3 571 (14.13%) Software Engineer
4 513 (12.69%) Senior Developer
5 380 (9.40%) Senior Java Developer
6 305 (7.55%) Graduate
7 301 (7.45%) Software Developer
8 267 (6.61%) Java Engineer
9 223 (5.52%) Architect
10 196 (4.85%) Graduate Developer
11 185 (4.58%) Java Software Engineer
12 175 (4.33%) Analyst
13 170 (4.21%) Junior
14 141 (3.49%) Full Stack Developer
14 141 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
15 127 (3.14%) Junior Developer
16 118 (2.92%) JavaScript Developer
17 117 (2.89%) Graduate Java Developer
18 109 (2.70%) Agile Developer
19 105 (2.60%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,036 (25.63%) Spring
2 717 (17.74%) HTML
3 602 (14.89%) CSS
4 570 (14.10%) AngularJS
5 475 (11.75%) Web Services
6 444 (10.98%) .NET
7 405 (10.02%) J2EE
8 396 (9.80%) RESTful
9 385 (9.52%) Hibernate
10 327 (8.09%) REST
11 292 (7.22%) Spring Boot
12 276 (6.83%) XML
13 272 (6.73%) React
14 214 (5.29%) HTML5
15 198 (4.90%) Node.js
16 195 (4.82%) JSON
17 171 (4.23%) jQuery
18 169 (4.18%) SOAP
19 144 (3.56%) Kafka
20 130 (3.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 266 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
2 185 (4.58%) Algorithms
3 184 (4.55%) Fintech
4 176 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 140 (3.46%) User Experience
6 133 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
7 114 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
8 89 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 39 (0.96%) Data Centre
10 37 (0.92%) Data Structures
11 36 (0.89%) Video on Demand
12 35 (0.87%) Robotics
13 34 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
13 34 (0.84%) Public Cloud
14 30 (0.74%) Management Information System
15 19 (0.47%) Life Science
15 19 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
16 18 (0.45%) N-Tier
17 16 (0.40%) Client/Server
17 16 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 777 (19.22%) Linux
2 340 (8.41%) Windows
3 332 (8.21%) Unix
4 249 (6.16%) Android
5 204 (5.05%) Apple iOS
6 68 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 56 (1.39%) Windows Server
8 36 (0.89%) CentOS
9 20 (0.49%) AIX
9 20 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.42%) DC/OS
10 17 (0.42%) Mesosphere
10 17 (0.42%) Windows 10
11 15 (0.37%) Solaris
11 15 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.25%) Debian
13 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.20%) Windows NT
14 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,836 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,216 (30.08%) Software Engineering
3 659 (16.30%) TDD
4 616 (15.24%) Microservices
5 584 (14.45%) Scrum
6 543 (13.43%) Computer Science
7 529 (13.09%) Test Automation
8 521 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
9 501 (12.39%) OO
10 433 (10.71%) DevOps
11 366 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
12 341 (8.44%) Mentoring
13 334 (8.26%) SDLC
14 286 (7.08%) Mathematics
15 256 (6.33%) BDD
15 256 (6.33%) Open Source
16 253 (6.26%) Machine Learning
17 252 (6.23%) Customer Requirements
18 231 (5.71%) MVC
19 216 (5.34%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,285 (31.79%) JavaScript
2 1,060 (26.22%) SQL
3 913 (22.59%) Python
4 825 (20.41%) C#
5 710 (17.57%) C++
6 487 (12.05%) Java 8
7 366 (9.05%) C
8 202 (5.00%) PHP
9 171 (4.23%) Scala
10 163 (4.03%) Ruby
11 125 (3.09%) Go
12 107 (2.65%) R
13 105 (2.60%) Objective-C
14 103 (2.55%) TypeScript
15 96 (2.38%) PL/SQL
16 86 (2.13%) Shell Script
17 79 (1.95%) Bash Shell
18 77 (1.90%) Perl
19 71 (1.76%) MATLAB
20 67 (1.66%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 776 (19.20%) Degree
2 277 (6.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 227 (5.62%) Security Cleared
4 143 (3.54%) SC Cleared
5 97 (2.40%) PhD
6 70 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 53 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
8 52 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 43 (1.06%) ISEB
10 30 (0.74%) Master's Degree
11 25 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 24 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (0.59%) MCSA
12 24 (0.59%) MCSE
13 22 (0.54%) MPhil
14 18 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
15 16 (0.40%) PMI Certification
16 13 (0.32%) CEH
16 13 (0.32%) CISSP
16 13 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (7.52%) QA
2 27 (0.67%) GDPR
3 15 (0.37%) SLA
4 14 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.20%) GAMP
7 7 (0.17%) PMO
8 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.12%) DICOM
9 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.12%) PSD2
10 4 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (0.099%) WAI
11 1 (0.025%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.025%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 401 (9.92%) Docker
2 65 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (0.52%) VirtualBox
5 15 (0.37%) vSphere
6 14 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.32%) HDFS
8 10 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 6 (0.15%) GPFS
9 6 (0.15%) NFS
9 6 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.099%) Postfix
10 4 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.099%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.074%) XenApp
12 2 (0.049%) iptables
12 2 (0.049%) Samba
Systems Management
1 178 (4.40%) Ansible
2 144 (3.56%) Puppet
3 142 (3.51%) Kubernetes
4 104 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
5 80 (1.98%) Terraform
6 48 (1.19%) Kibana
7 29 (0.72%) Mesos
8 25 (0.62%) logstash
8 25 (0.62%) Marathon
9 22 (0.54%) Salt
10 15 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (0.32%) Packer
11 13 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
12 12 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (0.30%) Nagios
13 11 (0.27%) CloudHub
14 9 (0.22%) Rundeck
15 8 (0.20%) Oracle ZFS
16 7 (0.17%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 516 (12.77%) Oracle
2 260 (6.43%) Microsoft
3 126 (3.12%) SAP
4 124 (3.07%) Google
5 79 (1.95%) VMware
6 61 (1.51%) IBM
6 61 (1.51%) Tableau
7 54 (1.34%) Red Hat
8 40 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 38 (0.94%) Atlassian
10 34 (0.84%) Splunk
11 33 (0.82%) Adobe
12 32 (0.79%) webMethods
13 26 (0.64%) TIBCO
14 22 (0.54%) Cloudera
15 20 (0.49%) Xamarin
16 18 (0.45%) MuleSoft
17 16 (0.40%) Hortonworks
18 15 (0.37%) Apple
18 15 (0.37%) Sun