Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,982 978 3,198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 11.07% 12.42% 12.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.79% 21.01% 23.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,137 839 2,743
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £94,250 £80,400 £79,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +8.70%

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 9,533 4,655 13,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.25% 59.11% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6,945 4,055 11,807
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £41,183 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%

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 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 2021. 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
Hampshire +7 775 £60,000 +9.09% 64
Thames Valley -13 620 £60,000 - 113
Berkshire -8 392 £60,000 - 53
Surrey -6 297 £70,000 +7.69% 46
Oxfordshire -13 136 £52,500 -14.29% 24
East Sussex +14 123 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Buckinghamshire -33 93 £62,500 - 36
West Sussex -1 65 £52,500 -10.64% 9
Kent -21 55 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Home Counties - 8 £100,000 -
Middlesex - 5 - - 2
Sussex - 5 £60,000 - 1
Java
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 1,105 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 720 (36.33%) AWS
3 704 (35.52%) Software Engineering
4 674 (34.01%) Spring
5 673 (33.96%) DevOps
6 652 (32.90%) Degree
7 651 (32.85%) Microservices
8 610 (30.78%) Python
9 600 (30.27%) JavaScript
10 579 (29.21%) Linux
11 563 (28.41%) Computer Science
12 545 (27.50%) Jenkins
13 531 (26.79%) Finance
14 506 (25.53%) Git (software)
15 486 (24.52%) AngularJS
16 454 (22.91%) React
17 430 (21.70%) Node.js
18 426 (21.49%) Ansible
19 425 (21.44%) Full Stack Development
20 413 (20.84%) Scrum
21 393 (19.83%) Kafka
22 391 (19.73%) CSS
23 387 (19.53%) Banking
23 387 (19.53%) Azure
24 383 (19.32%) SQL
25 381 (19.22%) TDD
26 351 (17.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
27 348 (17.56%) Docker
28 344 (17.36%) OO
29 343 (17.31%) Unix

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
1 295 (14.88%) Apache Spark
2 229 (11.55%) Apache
3 215 (10.85%) GemFire
4 82 (4.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 82 (4.14%) Tomcat
5 66 (3.33%) Confluence
5 66 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 39 (1.97%) JBoss
7 23 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 17 (0.86%) CMS
8 17 (0.86%) nginx
8 17 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 14 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 14 (0.71%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.55%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.50%) IIS
12 9 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (0.35%) SAS
14 6 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.25%) InVision
5 4 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.10%) Figma
7 1 (0.050%) Sketch
7 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.66%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.40%) Shopify
3 6 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.15%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.050%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.050%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.050%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.050%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.050%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 720 (36.33%) AWS
2 387 (19.53%) Azure
3 341 (17.20%) GitHub
4 210 (10.60%) GCP
5 186 (9.38%) Amazon Kinesis
6 125 (6.31%) Serverless
7 99 (4.99%) OpenShift
8 86 (4.34%) SaaS
9 71 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
10 61 (3.08%) PaaS
11 48 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
12 39 (1.97%) Amazon EKS
13 38 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
13 38 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
14 33 (1.66%) Power Platform
15 30 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
16 29 (1.46%) Amazon S3
17 28 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
18 22 (1.11%) Apigee
18 22 (1.11%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.87%) Internet
2 36 (1.82%) HTTP
3 30 (1.51%) Calico
4 23 (1.16%) SSH
5 20 (1.01%) DNS
6 18 (0.91%) FTP
6 18 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.71%) Cisco IPT
8 12 (0.61%) Firewall
8 12 (0.61%) VPN
9 11 (0.55%) Network Security
10 9 (0.45%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.30%) SSL
11 6 (0.30%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.25%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.20%) MQTT
13 4 (0.20%) POP3
13 4 (0.20%) SAN
13 4 (0.20%) SMTP
14 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 308 (15.54%) Big Data
3 295 (14.88%) Relational Database
4 280 (14.13%) PostgreSQL
5 243 (12.26%) MariaDB
6 238 (12.01%) HBase
7 211 (10.65%) Redis
8 115 (5.80%) Hadoop
9 109 (5.50%) SQL Server
10 103 (5.20%) MySQL
11 87 (4.39%) MongoDB
12 65 (3.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 55 (2.77%) Data Lake
14 45 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
15 32 (1.61%) Oracle Database
16 30 (1.51%) Power BI
17 24 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
20 20 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 545 (27.50%) Jenkins
2 506 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 309 (15.59%) Cucumber
4 265 (13.37%) JUnit
5 257 (12.97%) Gradle
6 243 (12.26%) Protractor
7 233 (11.76%) Cypress.io
8 226 (11.40%) Sonatype Nexus
9 209 (10.54%) IntelliJ
9 209 (10.54%) Storybook
10 194 (9.79%) Eclipse
11 189 (9.54%) Mockito
12 145 (7.32%) Artifactory
13 144 (7.27%) JIRA
14 130 (6.56%) Selenium
15 107 (5.40%) SonarQube
16 92 (4.64%) Maven
17 60 (3.03%) Bitbucket
18 49 (2.47%) GitLab
19 32 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 531 (26.79%) Finance
2 387 (19.53%) Banking
3 351 (17.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 334 (16.85%) Law
5 321 (16.20%) Social Skills
6 82 (4.14%) Presentation Skills
7 73 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
8 63 (3.18%) Telecoms
9 60 (3.03%) Retail
10 46 (2.32%) Marketing
11 33 (1.66%) Public Sector
12 32 (1.61%) Electronics
13 23 (1.16%) Back Office
14 22 (1.11%) Manufacturing
15 20 (1.01%) Automotive
16 18 (0.91%) Games
17 16 (0.81%) Legal
18 15 (0.76%) Military
19 10 (0.50%) Influencing Skills
19 10 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 888 (44.80%) Developer
2 465 (23.46%) Java Developer
3 398 (20.08%) Software Engineer
4 202 (10.19%) Software Developer
5 162 (8.17%) Senior Developer
6 159 (8.02%) Principal Engineer
7 145 (7.32%) Architect
8 144 (7.27%) Principal Software Engineer
9 122 (6.16%) Java Engineer
10 118 (5.95%) Senior Software Engineer
11 112 (5.65%) Lead Developer
12 97 (4.89%) Senior Java Developer
13 87 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
14 82 (4.14%) Java Software Engineer
15 71 (3.58%) Lead Software Engineer
16 63 (3.18%) Full Stack Developer
17 62 (3.13%) Android Developer
18 61 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
19 59 (2.98%) Tester
20 57 (2.88%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 674 (34.01%) Spring
2 486 (24.52%) AngularJS
3 454 (22.91%) React
4 430 (21.70%) Node.js
5 393 (19.83%) Kafka
6 391 (19.73%) CSS
7 339 (17.10%) RESTful
8 329 (16.60%) REST
9 291 (14.68%) RabbitMQ
10 275 (13.87%) Spring Boot
11 263 (13.27%) HTML
12 247 (12.46%) Web Services
13 239 (12.06%) JSON
14 230 (11.60%) Redux
15 220 (11.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 215 (10.85%) Express
17 214 (10.80%) WireMock
18 208 (10.49%) Tailwind CSS
19 197 (9.94%) Play Framework
20 184 (9.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 198 (9.99%) Linux Command Line
2 197 (9.94%) User Experience
3 171 (8.63%) Self-Motivation
4 98 (4.94%) Mobile App
5 77 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
6 76 (3.83%) Algorithms
7 55 (2.77%) Cloud Native
8 51 (2.57%) Management Information System
9 48 (2.42%) Data Structures
10 35 (1.77%) Virtual Team
11 29 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.41%) iPad
13 23 (1.16%) Life Science
14 22 (1.11%) Client/Server
15 17 (0.86%) Public Cloud
16 15 (0.76%) NHS
17 14 (0.71%) Clustering
18 12 (0.61%) iPhone
19 11 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
20 10 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 579 (29.21%) Linux
2 343 (17.31%) Unix
3 172 (8.68%) Android
4 157 (7.92%) Windows
5 102 (5.15%) Apple iOS
6 38 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (1.72%) Windows Server
8 20 (1.01%) CentOS
8 20 (1.01%) Debian
8 20 (1.01%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
10 6 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.10%) VMS
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.050%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,105 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 704 (35.52%) Software Engineering
3 673 (33.96%) DevOps
4 651 (32.85%) Microservices
5 563 (28.41%) Computer Science
6 425 (21.44%) Full Stack Development
7 413 (20.84%) Scrum
8 381 (19.22%) TDD
9 344 (17.36%) OO
10 323 (16.30%) Digital Banking
11 306 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
12 291 (14.68%) Test Automation
13 282 (14.23%) BDD
14 226 (11.40%) Problem-Solving
15 209 (10.54%) Cross-Browser Testing
16 204 (10.29%) Business Continuity
17 202 (10.19%) Open Source
17 202 (10.19%) Software Testing
18 199 (10.04%) High Availability
19 194 (9.79%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 610 (30.78%) Python
2 600 (30.27%) JavaScript
3 383 (19.32%) SQL
4 309 (15.59%) C#
5 257 (12.97%) Shell Script
6 229 (11.55%) Groovy
7 182 (9.18%) C++
8 127 (6.41%) C
9 120 (6.05%) Go
9 120 (6.05%) Kotlin
10 118 (5.95%) Java 8
11 116 (5.85%) Bash Shell
12 103 (5.20%) TypeScript
13 91 (4.59%) PHP
14 76 (3.83%) Scala
15 67 (3.38%) Ruby
16 47 (2.37%) Perl
17 46 (2.32%) Apple Swift
18 42 (2.12%) PowerShell
19 32 (1.61%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 652 (32.90%) Degree
2 207 (10.44%) OCP
2 207 (10.44%) Oracle Certification
3 182 (9.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 95 (4.79%) Security Cleared
5 76 (3.83%) SC Cleared
6 20 (1.01%) CISSP
6 20 (1.01%) HND
7 19 (0.96%) AWS Certification
8 18 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
9 17 (0.86%) PhD
10 15 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 15 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.61%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
13 10 (0.50%) Master's Degree
14 9 (0.45%) CCSP
14 9 (0.45%) DBS Check
15 7 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.55%) QA
2 58 (2.93%) SLA
3 12 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.35%) PA-DSS
6 6 (0.30%) ISO 13485
6 6 (0.30%) PMO
7 4 (0.20%) CDISC
7 4 (0.20%) GDPR
8 3 (0.15%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.10%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.10%) COBIT
9 2 (0.10%) HL7
9 2 (0.10%) NIST
10 1 (0.050%) DICOM
10 1 (0.050%) FedRAMP
10 1 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.050%) WCAG
System Software
1 348 (17.56%) Docker
2 187 (9.43%) HDFS
3 157 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 12 (0.61%) Active Directory
6 12 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.25%) vSphere
9 4 (0.20%) KVM
10 3 (0.15%) Firmware
11 2 (0.10%) Postfix
12 1 (0.050%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.050%) LXC
12 1 (0.050%) NFS
Systems Management
1 426 (21.49%) Ansible
2 321 (16.20%) Kubernetes
3 228 (11.50%) Terraform
4 158 (7.97%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (2.93%) Puppet
6 34 (1.72%) Grafana
7 33 (1.66%) Kibana
8 11 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.45%) Istio
10 7 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
11 5 (0.25%) vRealize
12 4 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.20%) Consul
12 4 (0.20%) Kubeflow
12 4 (0.20%) Packer
12 4 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.20%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.15%) Galera Cluster
13 3 (0.15%) logstash
13 3 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 219 (11.05%) VMware
2 209 (10.54%) Okta
3 168 (8.48%) Oracle
4 92 (4.64%) Microsoft
5 79 (3.99%) Google
6 54 (2.72%) Red Hat
7 37 (1.87%) IBM
8 30 (1.51%) Databricks
9 22 (1.11%) SAP
10 21 (1.06%) Atlassian
11 19 (0.96%) PayPal
11 19 (0.96%) Xamarin
12 18 (0.91%) Palantir
13 14 (0.71%) ServiceNow
14 11 (0.55%) Adobe
14 11 (0.55%) Apple
14 11 (0.55%) Citrix
14 11 (0.55%) Elastic Path
15 10 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
16 9 (0.45%) Splunk