Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 3,237 4,074 3,939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.67% 13.85% 13.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.79% 24.31% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,723 3,513 3,401
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £79,400 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -

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 13,606 16,759 16,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.25% 56.99% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11,696 14,534 13,981
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +5 1,488 £57,500 +4.55% 181
Berkshire +5 929 £60,000 +4.35% 82
Hampshire -5 728 £50,000 - 85
Surrey +2 444 £62,500 +23.76% 64
Oxfordshire -3 327 £57,500 +4.55% 58
West Sussex 0 278 £45,000 -10.00% 23
Buckinghamshire +3 232 £50,000 -4.76% 41
East Sussex -2 221 £45,000 - 13
Kent +8 55 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Middlesex +2 10 £57,500 -47.73% 2
Isle of Wight 0 3 £32,500 -13.33%
Sussex +14 2 £80,000 +60.00%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,446 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1,024 (31.63%) JavaScript
3 1,002 (30.95%) Spring
4 826 (25.52%) Software Engineering
5 809 (24.99%) SQL
6 770 (23.79%) Python
7 662 (20.45%) Git (software)
8 639 (19.74%) C#
9 625 (19.31%) Linux
9 625 (19.31%) Microservices
10 608 (18.78%) DevOps
11 567 (17.52%) Docker
12 548 (16.93%) AWS
13 531 (16.40%) Degree
14 506 (15.63%) Jenkins
15 505 (15.60%) AngularJS
16 503 (15.54%) HTML
17 500 (15.45%) TDD
18 459 (14.18%) Scrum
19 440 (13.59%) Web Services
20 435 (13.44%) CSS
21 434 (13.41%) C++
22 406 (12.54%) Oracle
23 401 (12.39%) JIRA
24 396 (12.23%) RESTful
25 390 (12.05%) Test Automation
26 389 (12.02%) Computer Science
27 388 (11.99%) Java 8
28 372 (11.49%) Maven
29 361 (11.15%) Continuous Integration

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
1 259 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 240 (7.41%) Confluence
3 100 (3.09%) JBoss
4 90 (2.78%) Apache Spark
5 88 (2.72%) Apache
6 63 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
7 61 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 42 (1.30%) WebLogic
9 41 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
10 35 (1.08%) CMS
11 34 (1.05%) IIS
12 30 (0.93%) CICS
13 25 (0.77%) Hyperledger
14 24 (0.74%) WebSphere
15 21 (0.65%) nginx
16 20 (0.62%) Apache Solr
17 17 (0.53%) Drupal
17 17 (0.53%) SharePoint
18 16 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
19 15 (0.46%) GeoServer
Applications
1 23 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.093%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.093%) Maya
6 2 (0.062%) SPSS
7 1 (0.031%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.031%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.031%) Simulink
7 1 (0.031%) Weka
Business Applications
1 32 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
7 6 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.19%) Sage X3
8 4 (0.12%) Magento
8 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.031%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.031%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 1 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.031%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 1 (0.031%) SAP FI-CA
10 1 (0.031%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 548 (16.93%) AWS
2 292 (9.02%) Azure
3 257 (7.94%) SaaS
4 138 (4.26%) GCP
5 85 (2.63%) GitHub
6 66 (2.04%) Serverless
7 59 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 38 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
11 37 (1.14%) PaaS
12 36 (1.11%) Amazon S3
13 31 (0.96%) OpenShift
14 28 (0.86%) npm
15 25 (0.77%) Slack
16 23 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
17 21 (0.65%) Heroku
18 19 (0.59%) Akamai
18 19 (0.59%) Apigee
19 17 (0.53%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.53%) HTTP
2 50 (1.54%) Firewall
3 48 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 23 (0.71%) Internet
4 23 (0.71%) SSL
5 22 (0.68%) Bluetooth
6 20 (0.62%) SAN
7 17 (0.53%) DNS
8 16 (0.49%) VPN
8 16 (0.49%) Wireless
9 13 (0.40%) Network Security
10 10 (0.31%) 5G
10 10 (0.31%) VoIP
11 8 (0.25%) AMQP
11 8 (0.25%) Radio Access Network
12 7 (0.22%) 2G
12 7 (0.22%) 3G
12 7 (0.22%) 4G
12 7 (0.22%) DHCP
12 7 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (9.11%) PostgreSQL
2 290 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 263 (8.12%) MySQL
4 217 (6.70%) MongoDB
5 160 (4.94%) NoSQL
6 156 (4.82%) Big Data
7 135 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 126 (3.89%) Hadoop
9 112 (3.46%) Redis
10 80 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 75 (2.32%) Oracle Database
12 63 (1.95%) RDBMS
13 50 (1.54%) DB2
14 43 (1.33%) Blockchain
15 37 (1.14%) Neo4j
16 29 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
17 28 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
18 27 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
19 26 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
19 26 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 662 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 506 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 401 (12.39%) JIRA
4 372 (11.49%) Maven
5 304 (9.39%) Selenium
6 207 (6.39%) Cucumber
7 195 (6.02%) JUnit
8 126 (3.89%) Eclipse
9 95 (2.93%) Bitbucket
10 85 (2.63%) WebDriver
11 79 (2.44%) Subversion
12 67 (2.07%) Gradle
13 66 (2.04%) webpack
14 64 (1.98%) Babel
15 58 (1.79%) Mockito
15 58 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
16 56 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 53 (1.64%) JMeter
18 49 (1.51%) IntelliJ
19 46 (1.42%) TeamCity
General
1 323 (9.98%) Finance
2 218 (6.73%) Retail
3 109 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 78 (2.41%) Marketing
5 76 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 63 (1.95%) Public Sector
7 60 (1.85%) Games
8 51 (1.58%) Banking
9 49 (1.51%) Electronics
10 37 (1.14%) Automotive
11 24 (0.74%) Publishing
12 23 (0.71%) Back Office
13 17 (0.53%) Law
14 16 (0.49%) Advertising
15 15 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.34%) Legal
17 9 (0.28%) Military
18 8 (0.25%) Aerospace
19 7 (0.22%) Housing Association
19 7 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,810 (55.92%) Developer
2 1,096 (33.86%) Java Developer
3 457 (14.12%) Senior Developer
4 400 (12.36%) Software Engineer
5 346 (10.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 221 (6.83%) Java Engineer
7 209 (6.46%) Junior
8 194 (5.99%) Software Developer
9 171 (5.28%) Graduate
10 158 (4.88%) Junior Developer
11 153 (4.73%) DevOps Engineer
12 145 (4.48%) Senior Software Engineer
13 139 (4.29%) Architect
14 112 (3.46%) Java Software Engineer
14 112 (3.46%) Junior Java Developer
15 110 (3.40%) Graduate Developer
16 108 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
17 97 (3.00%) Analyst
18 92 (2.84%) Senior Java Engineer
19 85 (2.63%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,002 (30.95%) Spring
2 505 (15.60%) AngularJS
3 503 (15.54%) HTML
4 440 (13.59%) Web Services
5 435 (13.44%) CSS
6 396 (12.23%) RESTful
7 335 (10.35%) Hibernate
8 326 (10.07%) .NET
9 318 (9.82%) React
10 300 (9.27%) Spring Boot
11 251 (7.75%) REST
12 242 (7.48%) J2EE
13 221 (6.83%) Node.js
14 217 (6.70%) XML
15 195 (6.02%) SOAP
16 175 (5.41%) JSON
17 155 (4.79%) Kafka
18 134 (4.14%) jQuery
19 103 (3.18%) Java EE
20 101 (3.12%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 252 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
2 199 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (3.71%) Algorithms
3 120 (3.71%) User Experience
4 100 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 85 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 74 (2.29%) Public Cloud
7 68 (2.10%) Private Cloud
8 60 (1.85%) Mainframe
9 58 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
10 47 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 46 (1.42%) iPad
12 38 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 27 (0.83%) Management Information System
14 25 (0.77%) Cloud Native
15 24 (0.74%) N-Tier
16 20 (0.62%) Smartphone
17 18 (0.56%) FMCG
18 17 (0.53%) Data Centre
18 17 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 625 (19.31%) Linux
2 215 (6.64%) Android
3 179 (5.53%) Unix
4 170 (5.25%) Windows
5 155 (4.79%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.24%) Windows Server
7 37 (1.14%) Ubuntu
8 35 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (0.93%) MVS
10 27 (0.83%) AIX
11 20 (0.62%) Mac OS
12 17 (0.53%) CentOS
13 13 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (0.34%) Debian
15 6 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.19%) Solaris
15 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.15%) Fedora
17 3 (0.093%) zOS
18 1 (0.031%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,446 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
2 826 (25.52%) Software Engineering
3 625 (19.31%) Microservices
4 608 (18.78%) DevOps
5 500 (15.45%) TDD
6 459 (14.18%) Scrum
7 390 (12.05%) Test Automation
8 389 (12.02%) Computer Science
9 361 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
10 326 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
11 300 (9.27%) SDLC
12 284 (8.77%) OO
13 248 (7.66%) BDD
14 224 (6.92%) Mentoring
15 197 (6.09%) Analytics
16 191 (5.90%) Web Development
17 186 (5.75%) SOA
18 174 (5.38%) Mathematics
18 174 (5.38%) Unit Testing
19 153 (4.73%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,024 (31.63%) JavaScript
2 809 (24.99%) SQL
3 770 (23.79%) Python
4 639 (19.74%) C#
5 434 (13.41%) C++
6 388 (11.99%) Java 8
7 223 (6.89%) C
8 174 (5.38%) PHP
9 156 (4.82%) Ruby
10 136 (4.20%) Scala
11 121 (3.74%) Objective-C
12 118 (3.65%) Go
13 95 (2.93%) Kotlin
14 90 (2.78%) Bash Shell
14 90 (2.78%) Perl
15 75 (2.32%) TypeScript
16 74 (2.29%) ES6
17 72 (2.22%) PL/SQL
18 47 (1.45%) ES7
19 46 (1.42%) R
Qualifications
1 531 (16.40%) Degree
2 209 (6.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 207 (6.39%) Security Cleared
4 137 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 63 (1.95%) DV Cleared
6 52 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 40 (1.24%) PhD
8 39 (1.20%) ISEB
9 24 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
10 17 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (0.49%) Master's Degree
12 15 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.34%) CISSP
14 10 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (0.28%) CISM
16 8 (0.25%) CCNA
16 8 (0.25%) CISA
16 8 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (0.22%) CCNP
17 7 (0.22%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (6.61%) QA
2 16 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 14 (0.43%) GDPR
4 13 (0.40%) WAI
5 8 (0.25%) SLA
6 7 (0.22%) NIST
7 6 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
7 6 (0.19%) ISO 22301
7 6 (0.19%) ISO 31000
7 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 6 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.15%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.062%) JTAG
9 2 (0.062%) PMO
9 2 (0.062%) PSD2
System Software
1 567 (17.52%) Docker
2 38 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
4 26 (0.80%) Active Directory
5 18 (0.56%) vCloud
6 16 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 13 (0.40%) vSphere
9 11 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 7 (0.22%) VirtualBox
11 6 (0.19%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.19%) XenApp
12 5 (0.15%) NFS
13 4 (0.12%) etcd
13 4 (0.12%) KVM
13 4 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.093%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.093%) Firmware
14 3 (0.093%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 269 (8.31%) Kubernetes
2 189 (5.84%) Ansible
3 188 (5.81%) Puppet
4 143 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
5 118 (3.65%) Terraform
6 81 (2.50%) Mesos
7 73 (2.26%) Marathon
8 27 (0.83%) Salt
9 26 (0.80%) Kibana
10 24 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
11 23 (0.71%) Docker Swarm
12 22 (0.68%) vCenter Server
13 21 (0.65%) Grafana
13 21 (0.65%) Prometheus
14 16 (0.49%) Packer
14 16 (0.49%) SCCM
15 13 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
16 11 (0.34%) HP ALM
17 10 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
17 10 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 406 (12.54%) Oracle
2 213 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 132 (4.08%) Google
4 94 (2.90%) SAP
5 85 (2.63%) IBM
6 64 (1.98%) VMware
7 63 (1.95%) Splunk
8 57 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
9 51 (1.58%) Xamarin
10 38 (1.17%) Red Hat
11 36 (1.11%) ServiceNow
12 34 (1.05%) Sage
13 32 (0.99%) Atlassian
14 25 (0.77%) Sun
15 21 (0.65%) MuleSoft
16 20 (0.62%) hybris
17 18 (0.56%) Cisco
18 17 (0.53%) Tableau
19 16 (0.49%) Sitecore
20 15 (0.46%) Cypress Semiconductor