Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 13 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 3,825 4,141 3,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.67% 13.65% 12.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.82% 23.43% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,170 3,638 3,259
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 14,260 17,671 15,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.68% 58.26% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12,100 15,364 13,440
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 1,538 £58,500 +6.36% 158
Hampshire +7 964 £47,500 -5.00% 48
Berkshire +4 951 £60,000 +4.35% 75
Surrey +6 578 £60,000 +18.81% 52
West Sussex +9 380 £45,000 -10.00% 33
Oxfordshire +1 357 £55,000 - 58
East Sussex +3 309 £57,500 +27.78% 15
Buckinghamshire -7 229 £55,000 +4.76% 26
Kent +21 47 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Sussex +29 3 £80,000 +33.33% 1
Middlesex -7 3 £60,000 -45.45%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1,779 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1,251 (32.71%) JavaScript
3 1,205 (31.50%) Software Engineering
4 1,156 (30.22%) Spring
5 929 (24.29%) SQL
6 897 (23.45%) Python
7 786 (20.55%) Linux
8 729 (19.06%) C++
9 700 (18.30%) C#
10 668 (17.46%) TDD
11 646 (16.89%) Git (software)
12 644 (16.84%) DevOps
13 624 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
14 603 (15.76%) Degree
14 603 (15.76%) Microservices
15 582 (15.22%) HTML
16 578 (15.11%) AngularJS
17 562 (14.69%) Jenkins
18 549 (14.35%) Docker
19 530 (13.86%) Scrum
20 506 (13.23%) Web Services
21 500 (13.07%) CSS
22 479 (12.52%) Java 8
23 471 (12.31%) OO
24 463 (12.10%) Maven
25 460 (12.03%) Test Automation
26 459 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
27 452 (11.82%) RESTful
28 425 (11.11%) Oracle
29 424 (11.08%) C

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 (6.77%) Tomcat
2 192 (5.02%) Confluence
3 157 (4.10%) Apache
4 95 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
5 85 (2.22%) JBoss
6 74 (1.93%) Apache Spark
7 68 (1.78%) WebLogic
8 49 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 42 (1.10%) IIS
10 40 (1.05%) SAS
11 34 (0.89%) SharePoint
12 32 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
12 32 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 29 (0.76%) nginx
14 22 (0.58%) GeoServer
15 19 (0.50%) CMS
16 18 (0.47%) OpenStack
17 17 (0.44%) CICS
18 16 (0.42%) Apache Solr
19 15 (0.39%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 56 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.39%) Fireworks
4 13 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.052%) Maple
6 2 (0.052%) Maya
7 1 (0.026%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.026%) HipChat
7 1 (0.026%) SPSS
7 1 (0.026%) Weka
Business Applications
1 32 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
2 28 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.37%) Sage X3
5 13 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
6 10 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 9 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.18%) Ripple
9 7 (0.18%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.10%) Magento
11 4 (0.10%) Oracle Payroll
11 4 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.10%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.10%) SAP VC
12 3 (0.078%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.078%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 624 (16.31%) Amazon AWS
2 291 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 256 (6.69%) SaaS
4 134 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 105 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
6 77 (2.01%) Serverless
7 55 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (1.20%) GitHub
9 45 (1.18%) npm
9 45 (1.18%) PaaS
10 44 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
11 42 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
11 42 (1.10%) OpenShift
12 38 (0.99%) Amazon S3
13 33 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 25 (0.65%) Apigee
15 24 (0.63%) Heroku
15 24 (0.63%) IaaS
15 24 (0.63%) Power Platform
16 15 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 98 (2.56%) HTTP
2 75 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 56 (1.46%) Firewall
4 50 (1.31%) Network Security
5 40 (1.05%) Wireless
6 30 (0.78%) Internet
7 28 (0.73%) VPN
8 24 (0.63%) DNS
9 22 (0.58%) Software-Defined Radio
10 20 (0.52%) SSL
11 16 (0.42%) DHCP
12 14 (0.37%) Bluetooth
13 13 (0.34%) SAN
13 13 (0.34%) SSH
14 12 (0.31%) AMQP
15 11 (0.29%) H.323
16 10 (0.26%) Link 16
16 10 (0.26%) Link 22
16 10 (0.26%) Tactical Data Link
17 9 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (9.33%) MySQL
2 321 (8.39%) SQL Server
3 287 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
4 267 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 234 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 218 (5.70%) MongoDB
7 182 (4.76%) Big Data
8 161 (4.21%) Hadoop
9 99 (2.59%) Redis
10 96 (2.51%) RDBMS
11 92 (2.41%) Oracle Database
12 81 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 72 (1.88%) DB2
14 38 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
14 38 (0.99%) GIS
14 38 (0.99%) Neo4j
15 34 (0.89%) Blockchain
16 33 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
17 29 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
18 28 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 646 (16.89%) Git (software)
2 562 (14.69%) Jenkins
3 463 (12.10%) Maven
4 410 (10.72%) JIRA
5 315 (8.24%) Selenium
6 259 (6.77%) JUnit
7 183 (4.78%) Cucumber
8 127 (3.32%) Eclipse
9 92 (2.41%) Gradle
9 92 (2.41%) JMeter
10 86 (2.25%) Mockito
11 82 (2.14%) Subversion
12 78 (2.04%) gulp
12 78 (2.04%) WebDriver
13 73 (1.91%) webpack
14 72 (1.88%) Babel
14 72 (1.88%) Bitbucket
15 70 (1.83%) GitLab
16 63 (1.65%) Vagrant
17 61 (1.59%) IntelliJ
General
1 412 (10.77%) Finance
2 187 (4.89%) Retail
3 134 (3.50%) Telecoms
4 91 (2.38%) Marketing
5 84 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 66 (1.73%) Military
7 59 (1.54%) Electronics
8 52 (1.36%) Games
9 50 (1.31%) Publishing
10 43 (1.12%) Banking
11 41 (1.07%) Aerospace
11 41 (1.07%) Legal
12 37 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.44%) Advertising
14 14 (0.37%) Back Office
15 13 (0.34%) Avionics
16 9 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.24%) French Language
17 8 (0.21%) German Language
18 7 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2,046 (53.49%) Developer
2 1,370 (35.82%) Java Developer
3 589 (15.40%) Software Engineer
4 450 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 369 (9.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 305 (7.97%) Java Engineer
7 224 (5.86%) Software Developer
8 220 (5.75%) Graduate
9 209 (5.46%) Java Software Engineer
10 196 (5.12%) Junior
11 193 (5.05%) Architect
12 165 (4.31%) Analyst
12 165 (4.31%) Senior Software Engineer
13 134 (3.50%) Graduate Developer
13 134 (3.50%) Junior Developer
14 129 (3.37%) DevOps Engineer
15 114 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
16 107 (2.80%) Test Engineer
17 101 (2.64%) Junior Java Developer
18 95 (2.48%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,156 (30.22%) Spring
2 582 (15.22%) HTML
3 578 (15.11%) AngularJS
4 506 (13.23%) Web Services
5 500 (13.07%) CSS
6 452 (11.82%) RESTful
7 390 (10.20%) Hibernate
8 369 (9.65%) .NET
9 350 (9.15%) React
10 349 (9.12%) Spring Boot
11 304 (7.95%) REST
12 299 (7.82%) J2EE
13 253 (6.61%) Node.js
14 239 (6.25%) XML
15 214 (5.59%) JSON
16 197 (5.15%) SOAP
17 191 (4.99%) HTML5
18 185 (4.84%) Kafka
19 137 (3.58%) jQuery
20 136 (3.56%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 306 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 209 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
3 177 (4.63%) Fintech
4 159 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
5 157 (4.10%) Algorithms
6 131 (3.42%) User Experience
7 130 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
8 91 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 67 (1.75%) Public Cloud
10 46 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 45 (1.18%) Data Centre
12 44 (1.15%) Mainframe
13 27 (0.71%) N-Tier
14 25 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 25 (0.65%) Private Cloud
15 23 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
15 23 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
15 23 (0.60%) Robotics
16 22 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 22 (0.58%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 786 (20.55%) Linux
2 295 (7.71%) Windows
3 217 (5.67%) Unix
4 214 (5.59%) Android
5 140 (3.66%) Apple iOS
6 55 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (1.28%) Windows Server
8 34 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 30 (0.78%) CentOS
10 20 (0.52%) AIX
11 17 (0.44%) MVS
12 15 (0.39%) DC/OS
12 15 (0.39%) Mesosphere
12 15 (0.39%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.37%) Solaris
14 13 (0.34%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.26%) Debian
17 7 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
18 6 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,779 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1,205 (31.50%) Software Engineering
3 668 (17.46%) TDD
4 644 (16.84%) DevOps
5 603 (15.76%) Microservices
6 530 (13.86%) Scrum
7 471 (12.31%) OO
8 460 (12.03%) Test Automation
9 459 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
10 424 (11.08%) Computer Science
11 381 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
12 335 (8.76%) Mentoring
13 324 (8.47%) SDLC
14 304 (7.95%) BDD
15 294 (7.69%) Mathematics
16 285 (7.45%) Open Source
17 267 (6.98%) Analytics
18 223 (5.83%) Machine Learning
19 219 (5.73%) Web Development
20 207 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,251 (32.71%) JavaScript
2 929 (24.29%) SQL
3 897 (23.45%) Python
4 729 (19.06%) C++
5 700 (18.30%) C#
6 479 (12.52%) Java 8
7 424 (11.08%) C
8 207 (5.41%) Ruby
9 174 (4.55%) Scala
10 166 (4.34%) Go
10 166 (4.34%) PHP
11 128 (3.35%) Objective-C
12 113 (2.95%) TypeScript
13 100 (2.61%) MATLAB
14 96 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 96 (2.51%) Kotlin
15 92 (2.41%) Perl
15 92 (2.41%) R
16 91 (2.38%) PL/SQL
17 68 (1.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 603 (15.76%) Degree
2 362 (9.46%) Security Cleared
3 266 (6.95%) SC Cleared
4 207 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 119 (3.11%) DV Cleared
6 90 (2.35%) PhD
7 58 (1.52%) ISTQB
8 45 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 32 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
10 30 (0.78%) ISEB
11 24 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (0.55%) AWS Certification
13 17 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.44%) Master's Degree
14 16 (0.42%) PMI Certification
15 13 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (0.31%) HND
17 11 (0.29%) CISSP
17 11 (0.29%) MCSA
17 11 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (6.93%) QA
2 36 (0.94%) SLA
3 30 (0.78%) WAI
4 26 (0.68%) GDPR
5 16 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.24%) GAMP
6 9 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.18%) ISAE 3402
8 7 (0.18%) ISO 22301
8 7 (0.18%) ISO 31000
8 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (0.13%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.052%) PSD2
System Software
1 549 (14.35%) Docker
2 69 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 36 (0.94%) VirtualBox
5 34 (0.89%) vSphere
6 28 (0.73%) Hyper-V
7 24 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
8 20 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.44%) XenApp
10 11 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 8 (0.21%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.10%) etcd
13 4 (0.10%) KVM
13 4 (0.10%) vCloud
14 3 (0.078%) Firmware
14 3 (0.078%) NFS
14 3 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.052%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 266 (6.95%) Ansible
2 248 (6.48%) Kubernetes
3 197 (5.15%) Puppet
4 127 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
5 110 (2.88%) Terraform
6 52 (1.36%) Mesos
7 44 (1.15%) Kibana
8 42 (1.10%) Marathon
9 26 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
10 24 (0.63%) vCenter Server
11 23 (0.60%) logstash
11 23 (0.60%) Salt
12 19 (0.50%) Packer
13 17 (0.44%) Prometheus
14 16 (0.42%) Grafana
15 15 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
15 15 (0.39%) HP ALM
16 11 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 11 (0.29%) SCCM
16 11 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 425 (11.11%) Oracle
2 221 (5.78%) Microsoft
3 148 (3.87%) Google
4 95 (2.48%) IBM
5 91 (2.38%) SAP
6 80 (2.09%) VMware
7 65 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 57 (1.49%) Splunk
9 48 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 47 (1.23%) Atlassian
11 40 (1.05%) Tableau
12 37 (0.97%) Adobe
13 34 (0.89%) Samsung
14 24 (0.63%) Citrix
14 24 (0.63%) ServiceNow
15 23 (0.60%) Xamarin
16 19 (0.50%) webMethods
17 17 (0.44%) Informatica
18 15 (0.39%) Sage
18 15 (0.39%) Talend