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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Java 1978 2171 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.67% 11.75% 10.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.96% 21.96% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1660 1872 2023
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

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 7924 9888 10420
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.78% 53.51% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6907 8825 8904
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +12 547 £50,000 - 66
Surrey -3 284 £50,000 - 45
Hampshire +2 277 £46,500 +3.33% 37
Oxfordshire -1 268 £56,250 +2.27% 44
Buckinghamshire +16 244 £47,000 +4.44% 32
West Sussex +2 178 £47,500 - 11
East Sussex +11 108 £45,000 - 7
Kent -5 35 £40,000 - 16
Middlesex +5 20 £65,000 +33.33% 1
Sussex - 7 £67,500 -
M4 Corridor - 4 - -
Home Counties - 4 £60,000 -
Thames Valley - 1 £70,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1779 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1242 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 1172 (30.33%) SQL
4 1033 (26.73%) HTML
5 1014 (26.24%) Linux
6 939 (24.30%) Spring
7 823 (21.30%) CSS
8 813 (21.04%) Software Engineering
9 805 (20.83%) C++
10 788 (20.39%) Python
11 777 (20.11%) Degree
12 739 (19.13%) C#
13 683 (17.68%) Oracle
14 668 (17.29%) Scrum
15 654 (16.93%) Web Services
16 632 (16.36%) TDD
17 585 (15.14%) XML
18 584 (15.11%) Test Automation
19 537 (13.90%) Git (software)
20 533 (13.79%) Finance
21 523 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
22 507 (13.12%) .NET
23 506 (13.10%) J2EE
24 488 (12.63%) Windows
25 479 (12.40%) C
26 463 (11.98%) MySQL
27 457 (11.83%) Computer Science
28 440 (11.39%) Unix
29 434 (11.23%) Hibernate
29 434 (11.23%) 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
1 235 (6.08%) Tomcat
2 203 (5.25%) JBoss
3 186 (4.81%) Apache
4 144 (3.73%) Apache Spark
5 122 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
6 116 (3.00%) WebLogic
7 99 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 95 (2.46%) WebSphere
9 82 (2.12%) Confluence
10 60 (1.55%) CMS
11 52 (1.35%) Apache Solr
12 37 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
13 30 (0.78%) WordPress
14 27 (0.70%) OpenStack
15 25 (0.65%) IIS
16 24 (0.62%) Drupal
17 22 (0.57%) nginx
18 21 (0.54%) Jetty
18 21 (0.54%) WildFly
19 20 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 47 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.10%) Simulink
6 3 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.078%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.052%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.026%) CATIA
8 1 (0.026%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 73 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 31 (0.80%) SAP ERP
4 29 (0.75%) SAP Hybris
5 28 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
7 16 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
8 15 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
8 15 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
9 12 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
9 12 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
9 12 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (0.23%) BigMachines
10 9 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.21%) Magento
11 8 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 406 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 181 (4.68%) SaaS
3 153 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 73 (1.89%) GitHub
5 70 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 35 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (0.83%) PaaS
9 19 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
9 19 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 18 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
11 17 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.31%) Force.com
12 12 (0.31%) IaaS
13 10 (0.26%) Trello
14 8 (0.21%) Boomi
14 8 (0.21%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.18%) Google Analytics
16 6 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.26%) Internet
2 121 (3.13%) HTTP
3 96 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 69 (1.79%) DNS
5 56 (1.45%) Firewall
6 31 (0.80%) LDAP
7 29 (0.75%) LAN
8 28 (0.72%) AMQP
8 28 (0.72%) WAN
9 26 (0.67%) FTP
9 26 (0.67%) SSL
10 23 (0.60%) Network Security
11 21 (0.54%) VoIP
12 18 (0.47%) DHCP
12 18 (0.47%) SMTP
12 18 (0.47%) Wireless
13 17 (0.44%) BGP
14 16 (0.41%) VPN
15 15 (0.39%) Ethernet
15 15 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (11.98%) MySQL
2 348 (9.01%) SQL Server
3 340 (8.80%) Big Data
4 263 (6.81%) NoSQL
5 238 (6.16%) Relational Database
6 163 (4.22%) Hadoop
7 150 (3.88%) MongoDB
8 135 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 126 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
10 114 (2.95%) Oracle Database
11 81 (2.10%) RDBMS
12 53 (1.37%) Redis
13 46 (1.19%) DB2
13 46 (1.19%) HBase
14 45 (1.16%) Apache Hive
14 45 (1.16%) SQLite
15 40 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
16 37 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
17 35 (0.91%) Data Mining
18 30 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 537 (13.90%) Git (software)
2 412 (10.66%) Selenium
3 363 (9.39%) Jenkins
4 362 (9.37%) Maven
5 302 (7.82%) JIRA
6 250 (6.47%) Subversion
7 194 (5.02%) JUnit
8 171 (4.43%) Eclipse
9 159 (4.11%) WebDriver
10 113 (2.92%) Ant
11 101 (2.61%) JMeter
12 100 (2.59%) Gradle
13 91 (2.36%) Cucumber
14 65 (1.68%) Visual Studio
15 64 (1.66%) IntelliJ
16 58 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 44 (1.14%) SoapUI
17 44 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
18 43 (1.11%) LoadRunner
18 43 (1.11%) Mockito
General
1 533 (13.79%) Finance
2 257 (6.65%) Telecoms
3 157 (4.06%) Marketing
4 112 (2.90%) Electronics
5 111 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 104 (2.69%) Banking
6 104 (2.69%) Publishing
7 69 (1.79%) Retail
8 55 (1.42%) Advertising
9 49 (1.27%) Automotive
10 47 (1.22%) Games
11 41 (1.06%) Aerospace
12 36 (0.93%) Back Office
13 33 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.83%) Military
15 13 (0.34%) Digital Economy
16 12 (0.31%) German Language
16 12 (0.31%) Legal
17 11 (0.28%) Law
18 8 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2070 (53.57%) Developer
2 1302 (33.70%) Java Developer
3 411 (10.64%) Senior Developer
4 382 (9.89%) Software Engineer
5 358 (9.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 343 (8.88%) Software Developer
7 283 (7.32%) Java Engineer
8 204 (5.28%) JavaScript Developer
9 197 (5.10%) Analyst
10 180 (4.66%) Java Software Developer
11 173 (4.48%) Junior
12 166 (4.30%) Graduate
13 158 (4.09%) Architect
14 134 (3.47%) Junior Developer
15 118 (3.05%) Android Developer
15 118 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
16 114 (2.95%) C# Developer
16 114 (2.95%) Java Software Engineer
17 112 (2.90%) Tester
18 109 (2.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1033 (26.73%) HTML
2 939 (24.30%) Spring
3 823 (21.30%) CSS
4 654 (16.93%) Web Services
5 585 (15.14%) XML
6 507 (13.12%) .NET
7 506 (13.10%) J2EE
8 434 (11.23%) Hibernate
8 434 (11.23%) REST
9 430 (11.13%) AngularJS
10 346 (8.95%) SOAP
11 290 (7.51%) RESTful
12 272 (7.04%) jQuery
13 248 (6.42%) Ajax
13 248 (6.42%) JSON
14 226 (5.85%) HTML5
15 223 (5.77%) Java EE
16 198 (5.12%) JSP
17 185 (4.79%) JMS
18 163 (4.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 457 (11.83%) Computer Science
2 219 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
3 211 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 190 (4.92%) Mobile App
5 138 (3.57%) User Experience
6 99 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 85 (2.20%) Algorithms
8 80 (2.07%) Fintech
9 55 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 53 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 52 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 46 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
13 43 (1.11%) iPad
14 34 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 28 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
15 28 (0.72%) Semantic Web
16 25 (0.65%) Social Media
17 24 (0.62%) Virtual Team
18 23 (0.60%) N-Tier
19 19 (0.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1014 (26.24%) Linux
2 488 (12.63%) Windows
3 440 (11.39%) Unix
4 353 (9.14%) Android
5 222 (5.75%) Apple iOS
6 89 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (1.58%) CentOS
8 56 (1.45%) Windows Server
9 54 (1.40%) Mac OS
10 49 (1.27%) Ubuntu
11 44 (1.14%) Solaris
12 31 (0.80%) Debian
13 29 (0.75%) VxWorks
14 19 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 13 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
15 13 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
16 12 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (0.26%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1779 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 813 (21.04%) Software Engineering
3 668 (17.29%) Scrum
4 632 (16.36%) TDD
5 584 (15.11%) Test Automation
6 523 (13.54%) Continuous Integration
7 401 (10.38%) OO
8 327 (8.46%) Web Development
9 303 (7.84%) DevOps
10 292 (7.56%) SDLC
11 279 (7.22%) E-Commerce
12 274 (7.09%) Microservices
13 273 (7.07%) BDD
13 273 (7.07%) Open Source
14 268 (6.94%) Unit Testing
15 267 (6.91%) MVC
16 242 (6.26%) SOA
17 206 (5.33%) Mentoring
18 202 (5.23%) OOP
19 198 (5.12%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1242 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 1172 (30.33%) SQL
3 805 (20.83%) C++
4 788 (20.39%) Python
5 739 (19.13%) C#
6 479 (12.40%) C
7 328 (8.49%) Ruby
8 304 (7.87%) PHP
9 286 (7.40%) Perl
10 227 (5.87%) Bash Shell
11 214 (5.54%) PL/SQL
12 206 (5.33%) Scala
13 117 (3.03%) Shell Script
14 106 (2.74%) Objective-C
15 78 (2.02%) PowerShell
16 71 (1.84%) Groovy
17 70 (1.81%) VB.NET
18 68 (1.76%) VB
19 50 (1.29%) T-SQL
20 40 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 777 (20.11%) Degree
2 234 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 226 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 109 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 99 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 66 (1.71%) Master's Degree
7 62 (1.60%) ISEB
8 54 (1.40%) DV Cleared
9 51 (1.32%) PhD
10 24 (0.62%) PMI Certification
11 21 (0.54%) PMP
12 20 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (0.44%) CCNA
15 16 (0.41%) CISSP
16 15 (0.39%) APMG
16 15 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
17 14 (0.36%) CCNP
18 13 (0.34%) CEH
19 11 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (7.32%) QA
2 41 (1.06%) SLA
3 16 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.18%) PMO
6 3 (0.078%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.052%) GDPR
8 1 (0.026%) ARP4754
8 1 (0.026%) ARP4761
8 1 (0.026%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.026%) DICOM
8 1 (0.026%) DO-254
8 1 (0.026%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.026%) Solvency II
System Software
1 183 (4.74%) Docker
2 48 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 28 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
5 27 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 20 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.39%) HDFS
8 11 (0.28%) Xen
9 10 (0.26%) Firmware
10 9 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.21%) KVM
11 8 (0.21%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 8 (0.21%) vSphere
12 5 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.052%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.052%) vCloud
14 2 (0.052%) XenServer
15 1 (0.026%) Squid
Systems Management
1 140 (3.62%) Puppet
2 135 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
3 120 (3.11%) Ansible
4 45 (1.16%) Salt
5 33 (0.85%) Kubernetes
6 25 (0.65%) Terraform
7 22 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
8 21 (0.54%) Packer
9 20 (0.52%) Grafana
10 15 (0.39%) Nagios
10 15 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 15 (0.39%) Tivoli
11 14 (0.36%) Mesos
12 13 (0.34%) Nessus
12 13 (0.34%) Nmap
13 11 (0.28%) Kibana
14 9 (0.23%) Data Guard
14 9 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
15 8 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
16 6 (0.16%) Graphite
Vendors
1 683 (17.68%) Oracle
2 224 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 168 (4.35%) SAP
4 123 (3.18%) Red Hat
5 81 (2.10%) VMware
6 66 (1.71%) IBM
7 65 (1.68%) hybris
8 64 (1.66%) HP
9 50 (1.29%) Google
10 44 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
11 39 (1.01%) Adobe
12 37 (0.96%) Talend
13 26 (0.67%) TIBCO
14 25 (0.65%) Dynatrace
15 23 (0.60%) Cisco
16 21 (0.54%) Sun
17 20 (0.52%) BEA
17 20 (0.52%) New Relic
18 17 (0.44%) Jaspersoft
19 12 (0.31%) Cloudera
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £49,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £DOE + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension medical etc
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55k +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Company Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits + Qualifications
Posted: Yesterday