Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 4,169 3,804 4,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.17% 12.12% 12.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.79% 23.69% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,673 3,332 4,536
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,786 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.49% +2.71% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 18,297 16,056 21,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.79% 51.14% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15,969 13,942 18,877
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.02%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 +8 2,062 £55,000 +10.00% 285
Berkshire +6 1,005 £55,000 +6.80% 138
Surrey +2 796 £50,500 +1.00% 89
Hampshire -4 732 £45,000 - 121
Oxfordshire -1 648 £55,000 +10.00% 97
Buckinghamshire +1 428 £51,500 +14.44% 50
East Sussex +1 303 £45,000 - 24
West Sussex -5 223 £50,000 -9.09% 48
Kent -29 47 £42,500 - 15
Middlesex +5 24 £110,000 +193.33%
Sussex -17 9 £70,000 +27.27%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 1,895 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1,489 (35.72%) JavaScript
3 1,250 (29.98%) SQL
4 1,089 (26.12%) Spring
5 1,038 (24.90%) Python
6 993 (23.82%) Degree
7 965 (23.15%) HTML
8 956 (22.93%) Linux
9 897 (21.52%) Software Engineering
10 864 (20.72%) Web Services
11 847 (20.32%) C#
12 798 (19.14%) CSS
13 723 (17.34%) TDD
14 696 (16.69%) C++
15 662 (15.88%) AngularJS
16 650 (15.59%) Scrum
17 640 (15.35%) Computer Science
18 583 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
19 564 (13.53%) Test Automation
20 537 (12.88%) OO
21 525 (12.59%) Oracle
22 511 (12.26%) Jenkins
23 507 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
24 505 (12.11%) Hibernate
25 499 (11.97%) J2EE
26 483 (11.59%) Finance
27 469 (11.25%) Git (software)
28 444 (10.65%) REST
29 435 (10.43%) Selenium
30 429 (10.29%) DevOps

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
1 234 (5.61%) Tomcat
2 198 (4.75%) Apache
3 188 (4.51%) JBoss
4 110 (2.64%) Confluence
5 104 (2.49%) Apache Spark
6 88 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 88 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 59 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 46 (1.10%) OpenStack
9 44 (1.06%) Apache Solr
9 44 (1.06%) SharePoint
10 43 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 40 (0.96%) SAS
12 34 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 34 (0.82%) CMS
13 31 (0.74%) Liferay
14 29 (0.70%) nginx
15 26 (0.62%) Apache Pig
16 22 (0.53%) Drupal
16 22 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 25 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.12%) Mathematica
6 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.096%) SPSS
8 3 (0.072%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.048%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.048%) Blender
9 2 (0.048%) HipChat
9 2 (0.048%) Simulink
10 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (0.91%) BusinessWare
2 32 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
3 20 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 11 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.19%) Infor M3
5 8 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.17%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.096%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.096%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.096%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.024%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 583 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 253 (6.07%) SaaS
3 174 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 104 (2.49%) GitHub
5 49 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
5 49 (1.18%) PaaS
6 47 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 36 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 35 (0.84%) OpenShift
9 26 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.53%) IaaS
11 20 (0.48%) Serverless
12 18 (0.43%) Amazon ELB
13 16 (0.38%) Firebase
14 15 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
15 14 (0.34%) npm
16 12 (0.29%) Route 53
17 11 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
17 11 (0.26%) Force.com
17 11 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 139 (3.33%) Internet
2 114 (2.73%) HTTP
3 71 (1.70%) FTP
4 58 (1.39%) SSL
5 54 (1.30%) DNS
6 51 (1.22%) TCP/IP
7 39 (0.94%) Firewall
8 34 (0.82%) VPN
9 25 (0.60%) WAN
10 23 (0.55%) SNMP
11 21 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 21 (0.50%) Network Security
12 20 (0.48%) AMQP
13 16 (0.38%) LAN
14 15 (0.36%) Broadband
14 15 (0.36%) SMTP
14 15 (0.36%) Wireshark
15 14 (0.34%) Ethernet
16 13 (0.31%) DHCP
16 13 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (9.55%) MySQL
2 381 (9.14%) SQL Server
3 341 (8.18%) Big Data
4 328 (7.87%) NoSQL
5 280 (6.72%) Relational Database
6 206 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
7 200 (4.80%) Hadoop
8 178 (4.27%) MongoDB
9 138 (3.31%) Oracle Database
10 105 (2.52%) RDBMS
11 95 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 66 (1.58%) HBase
13 61 (1.46%) Apache Hive
14 55 (1.32%) DB2
15 51 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 48 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
17 46 (1.10%) Redis
18 36 (0.86%) MariaDB
19 34 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
20 27 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 511 (12.26%) Jenkins
2 469 (11.25%) Git (software)
3 435 (10.43%) Selenium
4 360 (8.64%) Maven
5 285 (6.84%) JIRA
6 235 (5.64%) JUnit
7 219 (5.25%) Subversion
8 195 (4.68%) Eclipse
9 179 (4.29%) Cucumber
10 170 (4.08%) WebDriver
11 94 (2.25%) JMeter
12 92 (2.21%) Ant
13 91 (2.18%) IntelliJ
14 88 (2.11%) Gradle
15 85 (2.04%) SoapUI
16 56 (1.34%) Visual Studio
17 47 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 47 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
18 40 (0.96%) Bitbucket
19 38 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 483 (11.59%) Finance
2 175 (4.20%) Retail
3 113 (2.71%) Banking
4 84 (2.01%) Marketing
5 76 (1.82%) Advertising
5 76 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 59 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 57 (1.37%) Electronics
8 43 (1.03%) Automotive
9 39 (0.94%) Publishing
10 37 (0.89%) Games
11 31 (0.74%) German Language
12 26 (0.62%) Front Office
13 21 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 20 (0.48%) Law
15 19 (0.46%) Digital Economy
16 18 (0.43%) Billing
17 13 (0.31%) Back Office
17 13 (0.31%) Legal
17 13 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,209 (52.99%) Developer
2 1,438 (34.49%) Java Developer
3 447 (10.72%) Senior Developer
4 423 (10.15%) Software Engineer
5 351 (8.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 303 (7.27%) Java Engineer
7 287 (6.88%) Software Developer
8 267 (6.40%) Graduate
9 263 (6.31%) Analyst
10 214 (5.13%) Architect
11 180 (4.32%) Junior
12 155 (3.72%) Java Software Engineer
13 152 (3.65%) Graduate Developer
14 146 (3.50%) Test Engineer
15 130 (3.12%) Java Software Developer
15 130 (3.12%) Junior Developer
16 124 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
17 123 (2.95%) Lead Developer
18 121 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
19 117 (2.81%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,089 (26.12%) Spring
2 965 (23.15%) HTML
3 864 (20.72%) Web Services
4 798 (19.14%) CSS
5 662 (15.88%) AngularJS
6 505 (12.11%) Hibernate
7 499 (11.97%) J2EE
8 444 (10.65%) REST
9 425 (10.19%) .NET
10 387 (9.28%) RESTful
11 368 (8.83%) XML
12 322 (7.72%) Java EE
13 290 (6.96%) SOAP
14 273 (6.55%) Node.js
15 254 (6.09%) React
16 252 (6.04%) jQuery
17 206 (4.94%) JSON
18 195 (4.68%) Spring Boot
19 188 (4.51%) HTML5
20 162 (3.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 640 (15.35%) Computer Science
2 246 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 220 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
4 187 (4.49%) User Experience
5 183 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
6 157 (3.77%) Mobile App
7 125 (3.00%) Fintech
8 78 (1.87%) Algorithms
9 61 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 50 (1.20%) Data Structures
11 36 (0.86%) Management Information System
12 34 (0.82%) Public Cloud
13 33 (0.79%) Data Centre
14 32 (0.77%) Mainframe
15 24 (0.58%) Virtual Team
16 20 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
17 16 (0.38%) EMV
18 15 (0.36%) Blog
18 15 (0.36%) Smartphone
19 13 (0.31%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 956 (22.93%) Linux
2 392 (9.40%) Windows
3 338 (8.11%) Unix
4 125 (3.00%) Android
5 76 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 74 (1.78%) AIX
7 70 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (1.06%) CentOS
9 35 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 35 (0.84%) Windows Server
10 25 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 24 (0.58%) Debian
11 24 (0.58%) Mac OS
12 16 (0.38%) zOS
13 14 (0.34%) Solaris
14 10 (0.24%) VxWorks
15 5 (0.12%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.096%) HPUX
17 3 (0.072%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.072%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,895 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 897 (21.52%) Software Engineering
3 723 (17.34%) TDD
4 650 (15.59%) Scrum
5 564 (13.53%) Test Automation
6 537 (12.88%) OO
7 507 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
8 429 (10.29%) DevOps
9 381 (9.14%) SDLC
10 375 (8.99%) Microservices
11 357 (8.56%) Mentoring
12 283 (6.79%) MVC
12 283 (6.79%) Unit Testing
13 279 (6.69%) BDD
14 268 (6.43%) Open Source
15 223 (5.35%) OOP
16 221 (5.30%) E-Commerce
17 219 (5.25%) SOA
18 217 (5.21%) Machine Learning
19 214 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,489 (35.72%) JavaScript
2 1,250 (29.98%) SQL
3 1,038 (24.90%) Python
4 847 (20.32%) C#
5 696 (16.69%) C++
6 375 (8.99%) PHP
7 298 (7.15%) Ruby
8 277 (6.64%) C
9 274 (6.57%) Scala
10 181 (4.34%) Perl
11 159 (3.81%) Go
12 132 (3.17%) Bash Shell
13 121 (2.90%) Shell Script
14 105 (2.52%) R
15 93 (2.23%) PowerShell
16 84 (2.01%) PL/SQL
17 73 (1.75%) T-SQL
18 41 (0.98%) MATLAB
19 38 (0.91%) Groovy
20 34 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 993 (23.82%) Degree
2 317 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 151 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 90 (2.16%) PhD
5 78 (1.87%) ISTQB
6 77 (1.85%) SC Cleared
7 45 (1.08%) Master's Degree
8 35 (0.84%) ISEB
9 32 (0.77%) DV Cleared
9 32 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
10 29 (0.70%) RHCE
11 26 (0.62%) RHCSA
11 26 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 7 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.17%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.096%) APMP
15 3 (0.072%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.072%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (7.22%) QA
2 34 (0.82%) GDPR
3 32 (0.77%) SLA
4 12 (0.29%) PSD2
5 11 (0.26%) PMO
6 9 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.17%) PA-DSS
8 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.096%) HL7
9 4 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.072%) GCP
10 3 (0.072%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.048%) WCAG
12 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.024%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 315 (7.56%) Docker
2 62 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (1.20%) HDFS
4 31 (0.74%) Apache Flume
5 26 (0.62%) Active Directory
6 22 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.36%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.22%) KVM
9 7 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.17%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.12%) vSphere
12 3 (0.072%) NFS
13 2 (0.048%) Firmware
13 2 (0.048%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.048%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.048%) Xen
14 1 (0.024%) LXC
Systems Management
1 191 (4.58%) Puppet
2 142 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
3 128 (3.07%) Ansible
4 87 (2.09%) Kubernetes
5 53 (1.27%) Terraform
6 27 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
7 25 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
8 18 (0.43%) Salt
9 16 (0.38%) Nagios
10 14 (0.34%) HP ALM
10 14 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 14 (0.34%) Packer
11 13 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.26%) CFEngine
12 11 (0.26%) logstash
13 10 (0.24%) Kibana
13 10 (0.24%) Oozie
13 10 (0.24%) Tivoli
14 9 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 8 (0.19%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 525 (12.59%) Oracle
2 223 (5.35%) Microsoft
3 138 (3.31%) SAP
4 82 (1.97%) VMware
5 78 (1.87%) IBM
6 77 (1.85%) webMethods
7 76 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 66 (1.58%) Google
8 66 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
9 54 (1.30%) Sophos
10 46 (1.10%) Ab Initio
11 42 (1.01%) Capita
11 42 (1.01%) Dynatrace
12 41 (0.98%) HP
12 41 (0.98%) Splunk
12 41 (0.98%) Sun
13 39 (0.94%) Adobe
14 38 (0.91%) Vitria
15 33 (0.79%) Cloudera
15 33 (0.79%) hybris