Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 4,092 3,949 4,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.83% 13.52% 11.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.30% 24.43% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,521 3,413 3,802
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 16,840 16,163 18,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.93% 55.32% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14,605 14,030 16,700
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,275
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -6 1,747 £55,000 +10.00% 247
Hampshire +7 999 £50,000 +6.38% 92
Berkshire -5 893 £57,500 +15.00% 107
Surrey -1 625 £50,500 +1.00% 142
Oxfordshire -2 596 £55,000 -4.35% 95
East Sussex +2 384 £45,000 - 36
West Sussex +3 283 £50,000 +5.26% 28
Buckinghamshire -4 261 £52,500 +10.53% 45
Kent -5 41 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Home Counties +4 9 £35,000 -41.67%
Middlesex -3 6 £110,000 +69.23% 1
Sussex -18 1 £50,000 -28.57%
Isle of Wight - 1 £37,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1,970 (48.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1,435 (35.07%) JavaScript
3 1,274 (31.13%) SQL
4 1,031 (25.20%) Spring
5 1,010 (24.68%) Python
6 975 (23.83%) HTML
7 921 (22.51%) Software Engineering
8 896 (21.90%) Linux
9 890 (21.75%) Degree
10 810 (19.79%) C#
11 762 (18.62%) CSS
12 695 (16.98%) AngularJS
13 688 (16.81%) TDD
14 666 (16.28%) C++
15 615 (15.03%) Web Services
16 612 (14.96%) Test Automation
17 610 (14.91%) Scrum
18 579 (14.15%) Git (software)
19 573 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
20 569 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
21 568 (13.88%) Oracle
22 557 (13.61%) Computer Science
23 535 (13.07%) .NET
24 515 (12.59%) Jenkins
25 462 (11.29%) OO
26 455 (11.12%) Java 8
27 450 (11.00%) J2EE
28 440 (10.75%) Microservices
29 416 (10.17%) Hibernate
30 401 (9.80%) DevOps

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
1 198 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 161 (3.93%) Apache
3 153 (3.74%) JBoss
4 149 (3.64%) Confluence
5 139 (3.40%) Apache Spark
6 107 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
7 79 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 71 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 69 (1.69%) IIS
10 55 (1.34%) Apache Solr
11 47 (1.15%) CMS
12 42 (1.03%) WebSphere
13 36 (0.88%) nginx
13 36 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 28 (0.68%) WildFly
15 24 (0.59%) WordPress
16 19 (0.46%) CloudStack
17 15 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
18 14 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
19 13 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
1 46 (1.12%) Photoshop
2 22 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.17%) GNU Octave
5 4 (0.098%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.073%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (0.49%) SAP ERP
2 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.17%) Magento
5 7 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.098%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.098%) R3 Corda
7 4 (0.098%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.098%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.073%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.073%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.073%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.049%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.049%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 573 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 292 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (2.74%) GitHub
4 105 (2.57%) SaaS
5 82 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 73 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
7 53 (1.30%) PaaS
8 44 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 43 (1.05%) IaaS
10 41 (1.00%) Serverless
11 33 (0.81%) Amazon S3
12 29 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 26 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
14 23 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 22 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
15 22 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
16 20 (0.49%) Boomi
16 20 (0.49%) Office 365
17 19 (0.46%) Heroku
18 18 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.08%) Internet
2 88 (2.15%) HTTP
3 55 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 45 (1.10%) DNS
5 37 (0.90%) Firewall
6 28 (0.68%) SSL
7 21 (0.51%) Network Security
8 19 (0.46%) SAN
9 17 (0.42%) AMQP
10 15 (0.37%) FTP
11 14 (0.34%) iSCSI
12 12 (0.29%) DHCP
12 12 (0.29%) LTE
12 12 (0.29%) UMTS
13 11 (0.27%) SMS
13 11 (0.27%) SSH
14 10 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (0.24%) VoIP
15 9 (0.22%) FCoE
15 9 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 374 (9.14%) MySQL
3 340 (8.31%) NoSQL
4 306 (7.48%) Relational Database
5 300 (7.33%) PostgreSQL
6 293 (7.16%) Big Data
7 215 (5.25%) Hadoop
8 196 (4.79%) MongoDB
9 131 (3.20%) RDBMS
10 113 (2.76%) Oracle Database
11 105 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 88 (2.15%) Apache Hive
13 67 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 59 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
15 44 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
16 42 (1.03%) Redis
17 36 (0.88%) Impala
18 33 (0.81%) Neo4j
19 29 (0.71%) Sqoop
20 26 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 579 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 515 (12.59%) Jenkins
3 336 (8.21%) Maven
4 313 (7.65%) JIRA
5 287 (7.01%) Selenium
6 240 (5.87%) JUnit
7 201 (4.91%) Eclipse
8 175 (4.28%) Subversion
9 163 (3.98%) Cucumber
10 127 (3.10%) Gradle
11 108 (2.64%) WebDriver
12 89 (2.17%) IntelliJ
13 76 (1.86%) TeamCity
14 64 (1.56%) Bitbucket
15 63 (1.54%) Mockito
16 60 (1.47%) JMeter
16 60 (1.47%) SoapUI
17 57 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
18 50 (1.22%) Visual Studio
19 46 (1.12%) Vagrant
General
1 400 (9.78%) Finance
2 147 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 143 (3.49%) Retail
4 89 (2.17%) Marketing
5 76 (1.86%) Banking
6 72 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 65 (1.59%) Games
8 49 (1.20%) Electronics
9 41 (1.00%) Publishing
10 33 (0.81%) Advertising
11 26 (0.64%) Billing
12 24 (0.59%) French Language
13 22 (0.54%) Law
14 21 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.49%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.32%) Back Office
17 12 (0.29%) Automotive
18 11 (0.27%) Investment Banking
19 10 (0.24%) German Language
20 9 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2,273 (55.55%) Developer
2 1,344 (32.84%) Java Developer
3 502 (12.27%) Senior Developer
4 451 (11.02%) Software Engineer
5 373 (9.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 321 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 239 (5.84%) Graduate
8 237 (5.79%) Analyst
9 217 (5.30%) Java Engineer
10 207 (5.06%) Architect
11 159 (3.89%) Graduate Developer
12 158 (3.86%) Full Stack Developer
13 138 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
14 131 (3.20%) Java Software Engineer
15 129 (3.15%) Lead Developer
16 127 (3.10%) Senior Software Engineer
17 111 (2.71%) Junior
18 106 (2.59%) Test Analyst
19 105 (2.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 96 (2.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,031 (25.20%) Spring
2 975 (23.83%) HTML
3 762 (18.62%) CSS
4 695 (16.98%) AngularJS
5 615 (15.03%) Web Services
6 535 (13.07%) .NET
7 450 (11.00%) J2EE
8 416 (10.17%) Hibernate
9 400 (9.78%) REST
10 354 (8.65%) RESTful
11 317 (7.75%) XML
12 311 (7.60%) React
13 265 (6.48%) Spring Boot
14 244 (5.96%) jQuery
15 233 (5.69%) HTML5
16 216 (5.28%) Node.js
17 191 (4.67%) SOAP
18 171 (4.18%) JSON
19 159 (3.89%) Java EE
20 129 (3.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 557 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 226 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
3 204 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 171 (4.18%) Algorithms
5 165 (4.03%) User Experience
6 137 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
7 134 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
8 125 (3.05%) Mobile App
9 105 (2.57%) Fintech
10 53 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
11 45 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 35 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 32 (0.78%) N-Tier
13 32 (0.78%) Robotics
14 30 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 27 (0.66%) Public Cloud
16 26 (0.64%) Data Centre
17 24 (0.59%) Mainframe
18 18 (0.44%) Clustering
19 16 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 896 (21.90%) Linux
2 399 (9.75%) Windows
3 302 (7.38%) Unix
4 222 (5.43%) Android
5 170 (4.15%) Apple iOS
6 82 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 55 (1.34%) Windows Server
8 37 (0.90%) Ubuntu
9 32 (0.78%) CentOS
10 25 (0.61%) AIX
10 25 (0.61%) Debian
11 17 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 17 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 12 (0.29%) Solaris
13 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.15%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.12%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.098%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,970 (48.14%) Agile Software Development
2 921 (22.51%) Software Engineering
3 688 (16.81%) TDD
4 612 (14.96%) Test Automation
5 610 (14.91%) Scrum
6 569 (13.91%) Continuous Integration
7 462 (11.29%) OO
8 440 (10.75%) Microservices
9 401 (9.80%) DevOps
10 378 (9.24%) SDLC
11 343 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
12 333 (8.14%) Mentoring
13 316 (7.72%) BDD
14 289 (7.06%) Open Source
15 286 (6.99%) MVC
16 285 (6.96%) Machine Learning
17 268 (6.55%) Unit Testing
18 237 (5.79%) Web Development
19 231 (5.65%) Mathematics
20 219 (5.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,435 (35.07%) JavaScript
2 1,274 (31.13%) SQL
3 1,010 (24.68%) Python
4 810 (19.79%) C#
5 666 (16.28%) C++
6 455 (11.12%) Java 8
7 297 (7.26%) C
8 268 (6.55%) PHP
9 223 (5.45%) Scala
10 193 (4.72%) Ruby
11 173 (4.23%) Go
12 132 (3.23%) Bash Shell
13 97 (2.37%) PL/SQL
14 95 (2.32%) R
15 83 (2.03%) Perl
16 79 (1.93%) Shell Script
17 76 (1.86%) T-SQL
18 70 (1.71%) TypeScript
19 64 (1.56%) Groovy
20 51 (1.25%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 890 (21.75%) Degree
2 270 (6.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 203 (4.96%) Security Cleared
4 117 (2.86%) PhD
5 105 (2.57%) SC Cleared
6 64 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 49 (1.20%) ISEB
8 46 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 40 (0.98%) MPhil
10 36 (0.88%) Master's Degree
11 34 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
12 23 (0.56%) CISSP
13 20 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (0.32%) MCSE
15 12 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.29%) MCSA
16 10 (0.24%) RHCE
17 9 (0.22%) PMI Certification
17 9 (0.22%) RHCSA
18 7 (0.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 361 (8.82%) QA
2 26 (0.64%) SLA
3 15 (0.37%) GDPR
4 13 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.24%) DICOM
7 7 (0.17%) PMO
8 6 (0.15%) PA-DSS
9 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.098%) PSD2
11 3 (0.073%) ISO 8583
12 2 (0.049%) ECSS
13 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.024%) Solvency II
System Software
1 360 (8.80%) Docker
2 52 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.81%) HDFS
4 32 (0.78%) Active Directory
5 28 (0.68%) Apache Flume
6 21 (0.51%) vSphere
7 20 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 14 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.22%) Samba
11 7 (0.17%) VirtualBox
12 6 (0.15%) GPFS
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%) NFS
15 3 (0.073%) Firmware
15 3 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.049%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 182 (4.45%) Ansible
2 166 (4.06%) Puppet
3 164 (4.01%) Kubernetes
4 95 (2.32%) Terraform
5 94 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
6 39 (0.95%) Hadoop YARN
7 33 (0.81%) logstash
8 28 (0.68%) Kibana
9 21 (0.51%) Packer
10 19 (0.46%) Rancher
11 15 (0.37%) Nagios
12 12 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
13 9 (0.22%) HP ALM
13 9 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
13 9 (0.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 8 (0.20%) Data Guard
15 7 (0.17%) Consul
15 7 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
16 5 (0.12%) Marathon
16 5 (0.12%) rkt
Vendors
1 568 (13.88%) Oracle
2 294 (7.18%) Microsoft
3 181 (4.42%) SAP
4 125 (3.05%) Google
5 87 (2.13%) VMware
6 71 (1.74%) TIBCO
7 60 (1.47%) Adobe
8 56 (1.37%) Red Hat
9 55 (1.34%) Sun
10 52 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
11 51 (1.25%) Atlassian
12 47 (1.15%) IBM
13 43 (1.05%) Hortonworks
14 40 (0.98%) Cloudera
15 27 (0.66%) Talend
16 25 (0.61%) Tableau
16 25 (0.61%) Xamarin
17 24 (0.59%) SaltStack
17 24 (0.59%) webMethods
18 20 (0.49%) TOWER Software