Period
to 22 September 2020

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 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,041 3,237 4,074
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 12.53% 12.67% 13.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.63% 23.79% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,047 2,896 3,616
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £66,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.60% +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 4,813 13,606 16,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.94% 53.25% 56.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,140 11,696 14,534
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Java as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in the South East.

Salary trend for Java in the South East

Java
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2020.

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 2020. 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 +1 471 £62,500 +4.17% 92
Hampshire -2 252 £60,000 +20.00% 28
Berkshire -1 236 £62,500 +4.17% 53
Surrey 0 155 £65,000 +4.00% 33
Oxfordshire +3 149 £60,000 +4.35% 24
Buckinghamshire +7 86 £60,000 +20.00% 15
West Sussex -17 62 £57,500 +27.78% 4
East Sussex -29 39 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Kent +33 32 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 339 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 284 (27.28%) Spring
4 222 (21.33%) Microservices
5 215 (20.65%) AWS
6 213 (20.46%) SQL
7 202 (19.40%) Python
8 179 (17.20%) DevOps
9 175 (16.81%) C#
10 166 (15.95%) Linux
11 162 (15.56%) Software Engineering
12 161 (15.47%) HTML
13 146 (14.02%) Docker
14 137 (13.16%) Test Automation
15 134 (12.87%) Android
16 133 (12.78%) Azure
17 132 (12.68%) CSS
17 132 (12.68%) Web Services
18 129 (12.39%) Degree
19 128 (12.30%) Jenkins
19 128 (12.30%) Kubernetes
20 127 (12.20%) AngularJS
21 126 (12.10%) .NET
22 122 (11.72%) Git (software)
22 122 (11.72%) Spring Boot
23 115 (11.05%) MySQL
24 111 (10.66%) Computer Science
25 107 (10.28%) TDD
26 102 (9.80%) C++
27 100 (9.61%) Big Data

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 60 (5.76%) Apache Spark
2 55 (5.28%) Apache
3 49 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 43 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (2.69%) Confluence
6 22 (2.11%) IIS
7 21 (2.02%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.54%) SAS
9 14 (1.34%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.86%) CMS
11 9 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.67%) Joomla!
12 7 (0.67%) WordPress
13 5 (0.48%) JBoss
14 4 (0.38%) Mule
14 4 (0.38%) nginx
14 4 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.29%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
1 16 (1.54%) SAP GTS
2 13 (1.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.096%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.096%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.096%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.096%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.096%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 215 (20.65%) AWS
2 133 (12.78%) Azure
3 85 (8.17%) SaaS
4 57 (5.48%) GCP
5 44 (4.23%) GitHub
6 34 (3.27%) IaaS
6 34 (3.27%) PaaS
7 30 (2.88%) Stackdriver
8 28 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (2.69%) Serverless
9 23 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.15%) BPaaS
12 11 (1.06%) Amazon Kinesis
12 11 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.77%) Google Play
13 8 (0.77%) Power Platform
14 7 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.58%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.46%) HTTP
2 15 (1.44%) FTP
3 11 (1.06%) Bluetooth
4 10 (0.96%) Internet
4 10 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.77%) SSH
6 4 (0.38%) DNS
6 4 (0.38%) Firewall
6 4 (0.38%) IPv6
6 4 (0.38%) SNMP
7 3 (0.29%) 4G
7 3 (0.29%) IPv4
7 3 (0.29%) LTE
7 3 (0.29%) Network Security
7 3 (0.29%) SSL
7 3 (0.29%) UMTS
7 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.29%) WiMAX
7 3 (0.29%) Wireless
7 3 (0.29%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (11.05%) MySQL
2 100 (9.61%) Big Data
3 85 (8.17%) SQL Server
4 60 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (4.90%) NoSQL
6 43 (4.13%) Relational Database
7 34 (3.27%) Hadoop
8 27 (2.59%) DB2
9 20 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
10 19 (1.83%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.54%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.86%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.86%) Redis
13 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.77%) BigQuery
14 8 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.77%) Power BI
15 7 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 128 (12.30%) Jenkins
2 122 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 78 (7.49%) Selenium
4 73 (7.01%) JIRA
5 56 (5.38%) JUnit
5 56 (5.38%) Maven
6 50 (4.80%) Gradle
7 35 (3.36%) Cucumber
8 28 (2.69%) Mockito
9 23 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
10 22 (2.11%) Eclipse
11 18 (1.73%) Android Studio
11 18 (1.73%) Xcode
12 17 (1.63%) GitLab
13 16 (1.54%) SonarQube
13 16 (1.54%) SpecFlow
14 14 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
14 14 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
15 13 (1.25%) Bitbucket
15 13 (1.25%) NWDS
General
1 84 (8.07%) Finance
2 48 (4.61%) Public Sector
3 32 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 26 (2.50%) Banking
5 24 (2.31%) Games
6 16 (1.54%) Retail
7 15 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.96%) Electronics
9 9 (0.86%) Law
9 9 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.86%) Publishing
10 7 (0.67%) Marketing
11 5 (0.48%) Korean Language
11 5 (0.48%) Police
12 4 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.38%) Billing
13 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.29%) Legal
13 3 (0.29%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 531 (51.01%) Developer
2 291 (27.95%) Java Developer
3 116 (11.14%) Senior Developer
4 105 (10.09%) Architect
5 75 (7.20%) Java Engineer
6 61 (5.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 59 (5.67%) Software Engineer
8 50 (4.80%) Android Developer
9 47 (4.51%) Junior
10 46 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
11 41 (3.94%) Consultant
12 38 (3.65%) Tester
13 37 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
14 35 (3.36%) Junior Developer
15 34 (3.27%) Software Developer
16 33 (3.17%) Analyst
16 33 (3.17%) Automation Tester
16 33 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
17 30 (2.88%) Lead Developer
17 30 (2.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (27.28%) Spring
2 161 (15.47%) HTML
3 132 (12.68%) CSS
3 132 (12.68%) Web Services
4 127 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 126 (12.10%) .NET
6 122 (11.72%) Spring Boot
7 96 (9.22%) React
7 96 (9.22%) REST
8 92 (8.84%) XML
9 84 (8.07%) JSON
10 70 (6.72%) RESTful
11 65 (6.24%) RabbitMQ
12 62 (5.96%) Node.js
13 49 (4.71%) Kafka
14 47 (4.51%) jQuery
15 44 (4.23%) J2EE
16 43 (4.13%) Hibernate
16 43 (4.13%) SOAP
17 35 (3.36%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 53 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 29 (2.79%) NHS
5 28 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 24 (2.31%) Algorithms
8 22 (2.11%) Public Cloud
9 21 (2.02%) Cloud Native
10 19 (1.83%) Data Centre
11 16 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.54%) W3C
12 15 (1.44%) User Experience
13 13 (1.25%) LIMS
14 12 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (0.86%) Smartphone
16 8 (0.77%) Social Media
17 7 (0.67%) Virtual Team
18 5 (0.48%) Client/Server
19 4 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 166 (15.95%) Linux
2 134 (12.87%) Android
3 89 (8.55%) Apple iOS
4 54 (5.19%) Unix
5 43 (4.13%) Windows
6 18 (1.73%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.96%) AIX
7 10 (0.96%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.58%) Debian
9 5 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.48%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.29%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.19%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.096%) CentOS
12 1 (0.096%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.096%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (21.33%) Microservices
3 179 (17.20%) DevOps
4 162 (15.56%) Software Engineering
5 137 (13.16%) Test Automation
6 111 (10.66%) Computer Science
7 107 (10.28%) TDD
8 98 (9.41%) Android Development
9 93 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
10 92 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
10 92 (8.84%) Scrum
11 76 (7.30%) Mobile Development
12 75 (7.20%) OO
13 70 (6.72%) Multithreading
13 70 (6.72%) Web Development
14 61 (5.86%) iOS Development
15 56 (5.38%) Machine Learning
15 56 (5.38%) OOP
16 54 (5.19%) Artificial Intelligence
17 49 (4.71%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 315 (30.26%) JavaScript
2 213 (20.46%) SQL
3 202 (19.40%) Python
4 175 (16.81%) C#
5 102 (9.80%) C++
6 84 (8.07%) Java 8
7 72 (6.92%) PHP
8 65 (6.24%) C
9 58 (5.57%) Scala
10 53 (5.09%) Apple Swift
10 53 (5.09%) Kotlin
11 50 (4.80%) Objective-C
12 47 (4.51%) Bash Shell
13 46 (4.42%) TypeScript
14 41 (3.94%) Ruby
15 32 (3.07%) Go
16 24 (2.31%) ABAP
16 24 (2.31%) PowerShell
17 21 (2.02%) VB
18 20 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 129 (12.39%) Degree
2 84 (8.07%) Security Cleared
3 71 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 49 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (2.31%) ISTQB
6 20 (1.92%) ISEB
7 15 (1.44%) PhD
8 14 (1.34%) TOGAF Certification
9 9 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.38%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.29%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.19%) CEH
12 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.096%) CISM
13 1 (0.096%) CISSP
13 1 (0.096%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.096%) HND
13 1 (0.096%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.44%) QA
2 19 (1.83%) SLA
3 16 (1.54%) COBIT
4 7 (0.67%) GDPR
5 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.096%) NIST
System Software
1 146 (14.02%) Docker
2 18 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.25%) NFS
4 12 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.15%) XenApp
5 9 (0.86%) HDFS
6 5 (0.48%) vSphere
7 4 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.19%) vCloud
9 1 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.096%) Firmware
9 1 (0.096%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 128 (12.30%) Kubernetes
2 82 (7.88%) Terraform
3 51 (4.90%) Ansible
4 33 (3.17%) Grafana
5 23 (2.21%) Puppet
6 21 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.06%) vCenter Server
8 10 (0.96%) Data Guard
8 10 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
9 8 (0.77%) Kibana
10 5 (0.48%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.29%) HP ALM
11 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.29%) Istio
11 3 (0.29%) logstash
11 3 (0.29%) Packer
11 3 (0.29%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.29%) Salt
12 1 (0.096%) Argo
12 1 (0.096%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 90 (8.65%) Oracle
2 61 (5.86%) Google
3 54 (5.19%) SAP
4 46 (4.42%) ServiceNow
5 42 (4.03%) Splunk
6 38 (3.65%) Microsoft
7 24 (2.31%) IBM
8 23 (2.21%) Remedy
9 20 (1.92%) HP
10 19 (1.83%) VMware
10 19 (1.83%) Xamarin
11 18 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
12 16 (1.54%) CA
12 16 (1.54%) Hyperion
12 16 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
12 16 (1.54%) Siebel
13 11 (1.06%) Zend
14 10 (0.96%) Citrix
15 7 (0.67%) Hortonworks
16 6 (0.58%) Red Hat