Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,870 4,052 4,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.84% 14.43% 13.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.87% 25.76% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,475 3,524 3,521
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.83% +9.09% -

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 13,124 15,730 17,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.16% 56.01% 56.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11,353 13,607 15,486
South East median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 0 1,314 £55,000 - 187
Berkshire +3 740 £57,500 - 107
Hampshire -5 663 £50,000 - 92
Surrey 0 410 £55,000 +4.76% 52
Oxfordshire -3 352 £55,000 +4.76% 42
Buckinghamshire +3 222 £50,000 -9.09% 38
West Sussex -15 201 £45,000 -5.26% 21
East Sussex -10 192 £44,000 -20.00% 12
Kent +8 55 £45,000 +20.00% 17
Middlesex +6 12 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Isle of Wight - 3 £32,500 - 1
Sussex +5 1 £45,000 - 2
Home Counties -6 1 - -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1,171 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 882 (30.73%) JavaScript
3 725 (25.26%) Spring
4 720 (25.09%) Software Engineering
5 665 (23.17%) Python
6 664 (23.14%) SQL
7 608 (21.18%) C#
8 516 (17.98%) Degree
9 498 (17.35%) Microservices
10 492 (17.14%) Linux
11 479 (16.69%) Git (software)
12 450 (15.68%) HTML
13 445 (15.51%) DevOps
14 432 (15.05%) Docker
15 422 (14.70%) AngularJS
16 421 (14.67%) C++
16 421 (14.67%) Scrum
16 421 (14.67%) Computer Science
17 419 (14.60%) AWS
18 406 (14.15%) CSS
19 379 (13.21%) Jenkins
20 372 (12.96%) TDD
21 370 (12.89%) Web Services
22 369 (12.86%) Test Automation
23 343 (11.95%) JIRA
24 330 (11.50%) Java 8
25 320 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
26 312 (10.87%) Finance
27 298 (10.38%) .NET
28 296 (10.31%) Oracle

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
1 241 (8.40%) Tomcat
2 207 (7.21%) Confluence
3 86 (3.00%) JBoss
4 79 (2.75%) Apache Spark
5 52 (1.81%) Apache
6 41 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 39 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 38 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 34 (1.18%) IIS
10 31 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
11 27 (0.94%) CMS
12 20 (0.70%) CICS
12 20 (0.70%) Drupal
13 19 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
14 17 (0.59%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.52%) Hyperledger
16 14 (0.49%) ColdFusion
16 14 (0.49%) GlassFish
17 13 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 20 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 19 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.10%) SPSS
6 2 (0.070%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.035%) InVision
7 1 (0.035%) Maya
7 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.035%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 29 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 8 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.24%) SAP PSCD
7 6 (0.21%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.21%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.070%) Magento
9 2 (0.070%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.035%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.035%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 419 (14.60%) AWS
2 244 (8.50%) Azure
3 147 (5.12%) SaaS
4 86 (3.00%) GitHub
5 60 (2.09%) GCP
6 58 (2.02%) Serverless
7 45 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
9 39 (1.36%) Amazon S3
10 35 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 33 (1.15%) PaaS
12 27 (0.94%) Slack
13 23 (0.80%) Boomi
14 18 (0.63%) Amazon Cognito
15 16 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
16 14 (0.49%) IaaS
17 12 (0.42%) Amazon ECS
17 12 (0.42%) BrowserStack
17 12 (0.42%) Google Play
18 11 (0.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (1.99%) HTTP
2 43 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.01%) Firewall
4 22 (0.77%) Internet
4 22 (0.77%) SAN
5 20 (0.70%) DNS
6 17 (0.59%) X.509
7 15 (0.52%) Wireless
8 12 (0.42%) SSL
9 9 (0.31%) DHCP
9 9 (0.31%) VoIP
10 8 (0.28%) 2G
10 8 (0.28%) 3G
10 8 (0.28%) 4G
10 8 (0.28%) 5G
10 8 (0.28%) Bluetooth
10 8 (0.28%) Network Security
10 8 (0.28%) SMTP
11 7 (0.24%) NAS
11 7 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 217 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
3 204 (7.11%) MySQL
4 156 (5.44%) MongoDB
5 137 (4.77%) Big Data
6 119 (4.15%) NoSQL
7 110 (3.83%) Relational Database
8 103 (3.59%) Hadoop
9 92 (3.21%) Redis
10 60 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 57 (1.99%) Oracle Database
12 48 (1.67%) DB2
13 41 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 37 (1.29%) Neo4j
15 30 (1.05%) Blockchain
16 25 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 23 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
18 18 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
19 17 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 479 (16.69%) Git (software)
2 379 (13.21%) Jenkins
3 343 (11.95%) JIRA
4 281 (9.79%) Selenium
5 253 (8.82%) Maven
6 209 (7.28%) Cucumber
7 126 (4.39%) JUnit
8 117 (4.08%) Subversion
9 97 (3.38%) Eclipse
10 73 (2.54%) WebDriver
11 70 (2.44%) Bitbucket
12 61 (2.13%) Gradle
13 47 (1.64%) SpecFlow
14 45 (1.57%) JMeter
15 39 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
16 37 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 33 (1.15%) SoapUI
18 31 (1.08%) Mocha
19 29 (1.01%) IntelliJ
20 28 (0.98%) webpack
General
1 312 (10.87%) Finance
2 158 (5.51%) Retail
3 86 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 72 (2.51%) Marketing
5 61 (2.13%) Banking
6 50 (1.74%) Public Sector
7 47 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 40 (1.39%) Automotive
9 37 (1.29%) Back Office
10 35 (1.22%) Games
11 30 (1.05%) Electronics
12 21 (0.73%) Law
13 13 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.42%) Advertising
15 11 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.24%) Legal
17 6 (0.21%) German Language
17 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.17%) Publishing
19 4 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,622 (56.52%) Developer
2 925 (32.23%) Java Developer
3 416 (14.49%) Senior Developer
4 325 (11.32%) Software Engineer
5 305 (10.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 203 (7.07%) Software Developer
7 177 (6.17%) Java Engineer
8 176 (6.13%) Junior
9 174 (6.06%) Graduate
10 147 (5.12%) Junior Developer
11 112 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
11 112 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
12 110 (3.83%) Architect
13 106 (3.69%) Graduate Developer
14 98 (3.41%) Analyst
15 97 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
16 94 (3.28%) Junior Java Developer
17 86 (3.00%) Consultant
18 85 (2.96%) Java Software Engineer
19 79 (2.75%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 725 (25.26%) Spring
2 450 (15.68%) HTML
3 422 (14.70%) AngularJS
4 406 (14.15%) CSS
5 370 (12.89%) Web Services
6 298 (10.38%) .NET
7 279 (9.72%) RESTful
8 243 (8.47%) Hibernate
9 238 (8.29%) React
10 213 (7.42%) XML
11 212 (7.39%) REST
12 201 (7.00%) J2EE
13 199 (6.93%) Spring Boot
14 170 (5.92%) SOAP
15 151 (5.26%) jQuery
16 148 (5.16%) Node.js
17 142 (4.95%) JSON
18 141 (4.91%) Kafka
19 85 (2.96%) Struts
20 84 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 209 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
2 147 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (4.39%) User Experience
4 99 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 97 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 65 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (2.13%) Public Cloud
8 53 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 46 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
10 44 (1.53%) Private Cloud
11 36 (1.25%) iPad
12 30 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 29 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 21 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
15 20 (0.70%) Video on Demand
16 18 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
16 18 (0.63%) Management Information System
17 16 (0.56%) Life Science
17 16 (0.56%) Social Media
18 15 (0.52%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 492 (17.14%) Linux
2 248 (8.64%) Android
3 182 (6.34%) Apple iOS
4 177 (6.17%) Unix
5 176 (6.13%) Windows
6 33 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 31 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 22 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
10 18 (0.63%) AIX
10 18 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 15 (0.52%) CentOS
11 15 (0.52%) MVS
12 14 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (0.45%) Debian
14 7 (0.24%) tvOS
14 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.14%) Fedora
17 3 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,171 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 720 (25.09%) Software Engineering
3 498 (17.35%) Microservices
4 445 (15.51%) DevOps
5 421 (14.67%) Computer Science
5 421 (14.67%) Scrum
6 372 (12.96%) TDD
7 369 (12.86%) Test Automation
8 320 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
9 284 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
10 250 (8.71%) SDLC
11 206 (7.18%) BDD
12 199 (6.93%) OO
13 196 (6.83%) Mentoring
14 168 (5.85%) Web Development
15 160 (5.57%) Unit Testing
16 151 (5.26%) Mobile Development
17 139 (4.84%) SOA
18 136 (4.74%) Analytics
19 134 (4.67%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 882 (30.73%) JavaScript
2 665 (23.17%) Python
3 664 (23.14%) SQL
4 608 (21.18%) C#
5 421 (14.67%) C++
6 330 (11.50%) Java 8
7 233 (8.12%) C
8 196 (6.83%) PHP
9 127 (4.43%) Ruby
10 115 (4.01%) Scala
11 102 (3.55%) Go
11 102 (3.55%) Objective-C
12 90 (3.14%) Kotlin
13 82 (2.86%) Bash Shell
14 75 (2.61%) Perl
15 70 (2.44%) PL/SQL
16 48 (1.67%) ES6
17 46 (1.60%) Apple Swift
18 40 (1.39%) Shell Script
19 36 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 516 (17.98%) Degree
2 186 (6.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 165 (5.75%) Security Cleared
4 108 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 72 (2.51%) ISTQB
6 56 (1.95%) ISEB
7 45 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 25 (0.87%) PhD
9 18 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (0.63%) Master's Degree
10 15 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
11 13 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.21%) CISSP
12 6 (0.21%) OCP
13 5 (0.17%) CCNA
13 5 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.17%) PMP
14 4 (0.14%) CCNP
14 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (8.12%) QA
2 13 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.21%) GDPR
5 5 (0.17%) PMO
6 3 (0.10%) JTAG
7 2 (0.070%) WCAG
8 1 (0.035%) COBIT
8 1 (0.035%) NIST
8 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.035%) SLA
8 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 432 (15.05%) Docker
2 30 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
3 29 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.66%) vCloud
6 13 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 13 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 8 (0.28%) Firmware
8 8 (0.28%) vSphere
9 7 (0.24%) NFS
10 5 (0.17%) ACF2
10 5 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.17%) RACF
11 3 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.070%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.070%) Xen
12 2 (0.070%) XenApp
13 1 (0.035%) HDFS
13 1 (0.035%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 223 (7.77%) Kubernetes
2 124 (4.32%) Ansible
3 121 (4.22%) Puppet
4 105 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
5 103 (3.59%) Terraform
6 52 (1.81%) Mesos
7 51 (1.78%) Marathon
8 37 (1.29%) Salt
9 21 (0.73%) Kibana
10 20 (0.70%) vCenter Server
11 13 (0.45%) SCCM
12 11 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (0.35%) Grafana
14 9 (0.31%) SELinux
14 9 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.28%) SCOM
16 7 (0.24%) logstash
17 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
17 5 (0.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 296 (10.31%) Oracle
2 185 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 88 (3.07%) SAP
4 63 (2.20%) Google
5 62 (2.16%) VMware
6 56 (1.95%) IBM
7 50 (1.74%) Splunk
8 44 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (1.22%) Xamarin
10 30 (1.05%) Sage
11 28 (0.98%) Atlassian
12 26 (0.91%) MuleSoft
13 25 (0.87%) Red Hat
14 23 (0.80%) HP
14 23 (0.80%) TIBCO
15 21 (0.73%) webMethods
16 20 (0.70%) Dell
17 19 (0.66%) Perforce
18 18 (0.63%) hybris
19 16 (0.56%) Sun