Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 4,213 4,029 4,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.83% 13.58% 12.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.00% 24.85% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,666 3,489 4,166
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 17,551 16,213 20,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.60% 54.63% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15,203 14,120 17,901
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -4 1,902 £55,000 +10.00% 251
Berkshire -6 966 £57,500 +15.00% 115
Hampshire +5 900 £50,000 +11.11% 102
Surrey +1 660 £50,500 +1.00% 92
Oxfordshire -1 626 £55,000 -4.35% 102
East Sussex +7 394 £45,000 - 19
Buckinghamshire -4 320 £52,500 +11.70% 34
West Sussex +3 303 £50,000 +5.26% 27
Kent -21 52 £40,000 - 16
Middlesex -2 13 £110,000 +144.44%
Home Counties +4 11 £35,000 -41.67%
Sussex -28 2 £60,000 -11.11%
Isle of Wight - 1 £37,500 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 2,054 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,595 (37.86%) JavaScript
3 1,262 (29.95%) SQL
4 1,093 (25.94%) Spring
5 1,044 (24.78%) HTML
6 1,017 (24.14%) Python
7 978 (23.21%) Software Engineering
8 950 (22.55%) Degree
9 900 (21.36%) Linux
10 835 (19.82%) CSS
11 773 (18.35%) TDD
12 766 (18.18%) AngularJS
13 761 (18.06%) Web Services
14 749 (17.78%) C#
15 688 (16.33%) C++
16 638 (15.14%) Scrum
17 597 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
18 591 (14.03%) Amazon AWS
19 589 (13.98%) Computer Science
20 587 (13.93%) Test Automation
21 586 (13.91%) Git (software)
22 570 (13.53%) Oracle
23 558 (13.24%) Jenkins
24 494 (11.73%) .NET
25 489 (11.61%) J2EE
26 487 (11.56%) OO
27 481 (11.42%) Finance
28 475 (11.27%) Java 8
29 474 (11.25%) REST
30 469 (11.13%) Hibernate

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
1 224 (5.32%) Tomcat
2 183 (4.34%) JBoss
3 165 (3.92%) Apache
4 144 (3.42%) Confluence
5 130 (3.09%) Apache Spark
6 107 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
7 98 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 76 (1.80%) Apache Solr
9 71 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 58 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 54 (1.28%) CMS
12 46 (1.09%) IIS
13 37 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 33 (0.78%) nginx
15 28 (0.66%) WildFly
15 28 (0.66%) WordPress
16 24 (0.57%) CloudStack
16 24 (0.57%) SAS
17 19 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (0.36%) Drupal
Applications
1 54 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 42 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.19%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.095%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.024%) HipChat
9 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (0.64%) SAP ERP
2 16 (0.38%) BusinessWare
2 16 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.14%) Infor M3
5 6 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.095%) TRIRIGA
8 3 (0.071%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.071%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.071%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.047%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 591 (14.03%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 143 (3.39%) SaaS
4 120 (2.85%) GitHub
5 76 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 60 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
7 58 (1.38%) PaaS
8 34 (0.81%) OpenShift
9 33 (0.78%) IaaS
10 27 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (0.47%) Boomi
12 19 (0.45%) Heroku
13 17 (0.40%) Amazon S3
14 16 (0.38%) Force.com
14 16 (0.38%) Serverless
15 15 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
15 15 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 13 (0.31%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 148 (3.51%) Internet
2 97 (2.30%) HTTP
3 53 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 40 (0.95%) DNS
5 35 (0.83%) FTP
5 35 (0.83%) SSL
6 31 (0.74%) Firewall
7 30 (0.71%) AMQP
8 17 (0.40%) Network Security
9 16 (0.38%) SMS
10 15 (0.36%) SAN
11 14 (0.33%) SSH
12 11 (0.26%) DHCP
12 11 (0.26%) iSCSI
12 11 (0.26%) VPN
13 10 (0.24%) SNMP
14 9 (0.21%) VoIP
15 8 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 379 (9.00%) MySQL
3 378 (8.97%) Big Data
4 342 (8.12%) SQL Server
5 291 (6.91%) Relational Database
6 270 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
7 244 (5.79%) Hadoop
8 227 (5.39%) MongoDB
9 130 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
10 113 (2.68%) Oracle Database
10 113 (2.68%) RDBMS
11 102 (2.42%) Apache Hive
12 77 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 55 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 54 (1.28%) Impala
15 51 (1.21%) HBase
16 46 (1.09%) Redis
17 44 (1.04%) Sqoop
18 36 (0.85%) Neo4j
19 34 (0.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 586 (13.91%) Git (software)
2 558 (13.24%) Jenkins
3 345 (8.19%) Selenium
4 340 (8.07%) Maven
5 310 (7.36%) JIRA
6 239 (5.67%) JUnit
7 185 (4.39%) Eclipse
8 172 (4.08%) Subversion
9 171 (4.06%) Cucumber
10 124 (2.94%) WebDriver
11 123 (2.92%) Gradle
12 80 (1.90%) IntelliJ
13 76 (1.80%) JMeter
14 75 (1.78%) SoapUI
15 72 (1.71%) TeamCity
16 60 (1.42%) Ant
17 55 (1.31%) Bitbucket
18 53 (1.26%) Mockito
19 52 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
20 43 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 481 (11.42%) Finance
2 149 (3.54%) Retail
3 102 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 100 (2.37%) Marketing
5 92 (2.18%) Banking
6 66 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 61 (1.45%) Advertising
8 58 (1.38%) Games
9 46 (1.09%) Electronics
10 37 (0.88%) Publishing
11 29 (0.69%) French Language
12 27 (0.64%) Law
13 20 (0.47%) Billing
13 20 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.43%) German Language
15 14 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.26%) Automotive
16 11 (0.26%) Investment Banking
17 7 (0.17%) Dutch Language
17 7 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,272 (53.93%) Developer
2 1,394 (33.09%) Java Developer
3 528 (12.53%) Senior Developer
4 492 (11.68%) Software Engineer
5 412 (9.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 348 (8.26%) Java Engineer
7 331 (7.86%) Software Developer
8 277 (6.57%) Analyst
9 216 (5.13%) Graduate
10 194 (4.60%) Java Software Engineer
11 193 (4.58%) Architect
12 146 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
13 142 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
14 139 (3.30%) Graduate Developer
15 136 (3.23%) Lead Developer
16 126 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 111 (2.63%) Junior
18 110 (2.61%) Full Stack Developer
19 107 (2.54%) Java Software Developer
20 103 (2.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,093 (25.94%) Spring
2 1,044 (24.78%) HTML
3 835 (19.82%) CSS
4 766 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 761 (18.06%) Web Services
6 494 (11.73%) .NET
7 489 (11.61%) J2EE
8 474 (11.25%) REST
9 469 (11.13%) Hibernate
10 373 (8.85%) RESTful
11 339 (8.05%) XML
12 305 (7.24%) React
13 273 (6.48%) jQuery
14 263 (6.24%) Spring Boot
15 255 (6.05%) Node.js
16 208 (4.94%) Java EE
17 206 (4.89%) HTML5
17 206 (4.89%) SOAP
18 168 (3.99%) JSON
19 148 (3.51%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 589 (13.98%) Computer Science
2 230 (5.46%) Greenfield Project
3 229 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (5.27%) User Experience
5 182 (4.32%) Mobile App
6 153 (3.63%) Self-Motivation
7 143 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
8 136 (3.23%) Algorithms
9 95 (2.25%) Fintech
10 42 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
11 37 (0.88%) Mainframe
12 35 (0.83%) Data Structures
13 32 (0.76%) Management Information System
14 25 (0.59%) N-Tier
15 24 (0.57%) Client/Server
16 22 (0.52%) Robotics
17 19 (0.45%) Data Centre
17 19 (0.45%) EMV
18 17 (0.40%) Contactless
19 16 (0.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 900 (21.36%) Linux
2 385 (9.14%) Windows
3 245 (5.82%) Unix
4 185 (4.39%) Android
5 115 (2.73%) Apple iOS
6 66 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (1.14%) Windows Server
8 43 (1.02%) Ubuntu
9 37 (0.88%) AIX
10 25 (0.59%) Debian
11 24 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 22 (0.52%) CentOS
13 17 (0.40%) Solaris
14 12 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.12%) zOS
17 4 (0.095%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
18 3 (0.071%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,054 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 978 (23.21%) Software Engineering
3 773 (18.35%) TDD
4 638 (15.14%) Scrum
5 597 (14.17%) Continuous Integration
6 587 (13.93%) Test Automation
7 487 (11.56%) OO
8 450 (10.68%) DevOps
9 426 (10.11%) Microservices
10 386 (9.16%) SDLC
11 348 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
12 347 (8.24%) Machine Learning
13 323 (7.67%) BDD
14 322 (7.64%) Mentoring
15 312 (7.41%) MVC
16 295 (7.00%) Unit Testing
17 291 (6.91%) Open Source
18 266 (6.31%) Web Development
19 264 (6.27%) Analytics
20 224 (5.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1,595 (37.86%) JavaScript
2 1,262 (29.95%) SQL
3 1,017 (24.14%) Python
4 749 (17.78%) C#
5 688 (16.33%) C++
6 475 (11.27%) Java 8
7 315 (7.48%) PHP
8 309 (7.33%) C
9 271 (6.43%) Scala
10 215 (5.10%) Ruby
11 209 (4.96%) Go
12 136 (3.23%) Bash Shell
13 109 (2.59%) Perl
14 97 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 93 (2.21%) R
16 75 (1.78%) Shell Script
17 71 (1.69%) T-SQL
18 63 (1.50%) TypeScript
19 49 (1.16%) Groovy
20 47 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 950 (22.55%) Degree
2 304 (7.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 183 (4.34%) Security Cleared
4 134 (3.18%) PhD
5 96 (2.28%) SC Cleared
6 63 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 56 (1.33%) Master's Degree
8 43 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 41 (0.97%) ISEB
10 21 (0.50%) CISSP
11 15 (0.36%) RHCE
12 14 (0.33%) PMI Certification
12 14 (0.33%) RHCSA
13 12 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
13 12 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
16 6 (0.14%) AWS Certification
16 6 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 4 (0.095%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (8.69%) QA
2 30 (0.71%) GDPR
3 20 (0.47%) SLA
4 19 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.31%) PA-DSS
6 13 (0.31%) PSD2
7 11 (0.26%) GCP
8 5 (0.12%) DICOM
9 4 (0.095%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.095%) PMO
10 2 (0.047%) ECSS
10 2 (0.047%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.047%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 391 (9.28%) Docker
2 52 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (1.16%) HDFS
4 46 (1.09%) Apache Flume
5 31 (0.74%) Active Directory
6 26 (0.62%) vSphere
7 17 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 12 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.14%) Samba
11 5 (0.12%) Firmware
11 5 (0.12%) KVM
11 5 (0.12%) oVirt
12 3 (0.071%) ACF2
12 3 (0.071%) NFS
12 3 (0.071%) Postfix
12 3 (0.071%) RACF
12 3 (0.071%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.024%) Xen
Systems Management
1 198 (4.70%) Kubernetes
2 186 (4.41%) Ansible
3 167 (3.96%) Puppet
4 116 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
5 76 (1.80%) Terraform
6 45 (1.07%) Hadoop YARN
7 34 (0.81%) logstash
8 24 (0.57%) Rancher
9 14 (0.33%) Packer
10 12 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (0.28%) Nagios
11 10 (0.24%) Kibana
12 9 (0.21%) HP ALM
12 9 (0.21%) Salt
13 8 (0.19%) Consul
13 8 (0.19%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 5 (0.12%) Marathon
15 5 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 570 (13.53%) Oracle
2 247 (5.86%) Microsoft
3 173 (4.11%) SAP
4 111 (2.63%) Google
5 100 (2.37%) VMware
6 71 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 68 (1.61%) TIBCO
8 63 (1.50%) Cloudera
9 62 (1.47%) Adobe
10 61 (1.45%) IBM
11 56 (1.33%) Red Hat
12 53 (1.26%) Capita
13 52 (1.23%) Atlassian
13 52 (1.23%) Hortonworks
14 42 (1.00%) Sun
15 38 (0.90%) webMethods
16 30 (0.71%) Dynatrace
17 29 (0.69%) Apple
17 29 (0.69%) SaltStack
18 28 (0.66%) Talend