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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
England / South East
Rank 15 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 1886 2339 2344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.62% 12.15% 11.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.91% 23.88% 23.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1566 2016 2019
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7887 9794 9903
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 52.78% 50.89% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6823 8717 8553
Median salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.13% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +7 523 £50,000 -4.76% 58
Hampshire +6 347 £45,000 - 66
Surrey 0 279 £50,000 - 53
Oxfordshire +7 269 £52,500 +5.00% 50
Buckinghamshire 0 198 £45,000 - 19
East Sussex +13 103 £45,000 +20.00% 4
West Sussex -14 86 £47,500 +5.55% 21
Kent -9 58 £33,750 -14.01% 4
Middlesex +4 17 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Sussex - 8 £55,000 - 2
Thames Valley - 1 £70,000 -
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Java.

1 1644 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1238 (32.34%) JavaScript
3 1222 (31.92%) SQL
4 1061 (27.72%) HTML
5 993 (25.94%) Linux
6 987 (25.78%) Spring
7 813 (21.24%) CSS
8 778 (20.32%) Software Engineering
9 776 (20.27%) Python
10 726 (18.97%) Web Services
11 719 (18.78%) Degree
12 702 (18.34%) C++
13 690 (18.03%) C#
14 664 (17.35%) Oracle
15 610 (15.94%) XML
16 585 (15.28%) J2EE
17 541 (14.13%) .NET
18 534 (13.95%) Scrum
19 525 (13.71%) TDD
20 487 (12.72%) Unix
21 483 (12.62%) Windows
22 475 (12.41%) Finance
23 468 (12.23%) Hibernate
24 434 (11.34%) MySQL
25 431 (11.26%) Git (software)
26 426 (11.13%) Computer Science
27 418 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
28 416 (10.87%) OO
29 399 (10.42%) AngularJS
30 386 (10.08%) C

Java
Top Related 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
1 275 (7.18%) Tomcat
2 266 (6.95%) JBoss
3 191 (4.99%) Apache
4 141 (3.68%) WebSphere
5 107 (2.80%) WebLogic
6 99 (2.59%) CMS
7 97 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
8 88 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 75 (1.96%) Apache Spark
10 66 (1.72%) Confluence
11 65 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
12 54 (1.41%) IIS
13 53 (1.38%) OpenStack
14 51 (1.33%) GlassFish
15 45 (1.18%) Apache Solr
16 33 (0.86%) WordPress
17 32 (0.84%) SharePoint
18 23 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
19 21 (0.55%) Jetty
20 20 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 88 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 25 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 24 (0.63%) MS Office
4 13 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.26%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.10%) InVision
7 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.052%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.052%) Simulink
9 1 (0.026%) CATIA
9 1 (0.026%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.026%) MS Project
9 1 (0.026%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 31 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 24 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
3 24 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
3 24 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
4 23 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.31%) Magento
5 12 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.24%) BigMachines
8 8 (0.21%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.078%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 3 (0.078%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.078%) Sage X3
10 3 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 334 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (4.21%) SaaS
3 125 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (1.46%) GitHub
5 47 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (0.81%) PaaS
7 26 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.39%) Google App Engine
10 13 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 13 (0.34%) IaaS
11 11 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
12 9 (0.24%) SoftLayer
13 8 (0.21%) Boomi
14 7 (0.18%) Google Play
14 7 (0.18%) Oracle CX
15 6 (0.16%) Heroku
15 6 (0.16%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 162 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 134 (3.50%) HTTP
3 129 (3.37%) Internet
4 114 (2.98%) DNS
5 71 (1.85%) SSL
6 62 (1.62%) Firewall
7 55 (1.44%) LDAP
8 40 (1.04%) DHCP
9 37 (0.97%) SMTP
10 30 (0.78%) FTP
11 29 (0.76%) Network Security
12 24 (0.63%) BGP
13 23 (0.60%) LAN
14 21 (0.55%) VLAN
15 19 (0.50%) IMAP
15 19 (0.50%) POP3
16 17 (0.44%) ATM
16 17 (0.44%) VoIP
17 16 (0.42%) AMQP
17 16 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (11.34%) MySQL
2 379 (9.90%) SQL Server
3 320 (8.36%) Big Data
4 287 (7.50%) NoSQL
5 191 (4.99%) Relational Database
6 185 (4.83%) Hadoop
7 159 (4.15%) MongoDB
8 122 (3.19%) Oracle Database
9 111 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 90 (2.35%) DB2
11 86 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
12 57 (1.49%) HBase
13 49 (1.28%) RDBMS
14 46 (1.20%) Redis
15 36 (0.94%) Apache Hive
16 32 (0.84%) MariaDB
17 29 (0.76%) SQLite
18 25 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (0.60%) Data Mining
20 17 (0.44%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 431 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 384 (10.03%) Selenium
3 342 (8.93%) Jenkins
4 329 (8.59%) Maven
5 242 (6.32%) JIRA
6 197 (5.15%) JUnit
7 193 (5.04%) Subversion
8 140 (3.66%) Eclipse
9 136 (3.55%) Ant
10 129 (3.37%) WebDriver
11 98 (2.56%) JMeter
12 94 (2.46%) Gradle
13 92 (2.40%) Cucumber
14 73 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 69 (1.80%) IntelliJ
16 58 (1.52%) Visual Studio
17 55 (1.44%) TestNG
18 53 (1.38%) SoapUI
19 50 (1.31%) Mockito
20 45 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 475 (12.41%) Finance
2 202 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 125 (3.27%) Banking
4 94 (2.46%) Marketing
5 92 (2.40%) Publishing
6 87 (2.27%) Retail
7 85 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 72 (1.88%) Advertising
9 53 (1.38%) Electronics
10 46 (1.20%) Games
11 34 (0.89%) Automotive
11 34 (0.89%) Military
12 25 (0.65%) Aerospace
13 22 (0.57%) Legal
14 19 (0.50%) Back Office
15 18 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.26%) German Language
17 7 (0.18%) French Language
17 7 (0.18%) Local Government
18 4 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2019 (52.74%) Developer
2 1276 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 431 (11.26%) Senior Developer
4 411 (10.74%) Software Engineer
5 376 (9.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 321 (8.39%) Software Developer
7 293 (7.65%) Java Engineer
8 197 (5.15%) Analyst
9 174 (4.55%) Architect
10 170 (4.44%) Java Software Developer
11 159 (4.15%) Graduate
12 151 (3.94%) JavaScript Developer
13 138 (3.61%) Junior
14 135 (3.53%) Java Software Engineer
15 127 (3.32%) Consultant
16 120 (3.13%) C# Developer
17 118 (3.08%) HTML Developer
18 112 (2.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 111 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
20 108 (2.82%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1061 (27.72%) HTML
2 987 (25.78%) Spring
3 813 (21.24%) CSS
4 726 (18.97%) Web Services
5 610 (15.94%) XML
6 585 (15.28%) J2EE
7 541 (14.13%) .NET
8 468 (12.23%) Hibernate
9 399 (10.42%) AngularJS
10 378 (9.87%) REST
11 368 (9.61%) SOAP
12 278 (7.26%) jQuery
13 270 (7.05%) RESTful
14 260 (6.79%) Ajax
15 232 (6.06%) JSON
16 210 (5.49%) Java EE
17 207 (5.41%) HTML5
18 204 (5.33%) JMS
19 193 (5.04%) ASP.NET
20 191 (4.99%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 426 (11.13%) Computer Science
2 177 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 161 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 122 (3.19%) User Experience
5 90 (2.35%) Algorithms
6 85 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 58 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 47 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 39 (1.02%) Data Centre
10 37 (0.97%) Fintech
10 37 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
11 31 (0.81%) Semantic Web
12 29 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 25 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 22 (0.57%) Life Science
15 21 (0.55%) Cyber Attack
15 21 (0.55%) Driving Licence
15 21 (0.55%) Replication
16 18 (0.47%) Mainframe
16 18 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 993 (25.94%) Linux
2 487 (12.72%) Unix
3 483 (12.62%) Windows
4 262 (6.84%) Android
5 187 (4.89%) Apple iOS
6 104 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 79 (2.06%) CentOS
8 73 (1.91%) Windows Server
9 43 (1.12%) Mac OS
10 42 (1.10%) Solaris
11 32 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 27 (0.71%) Debian
13 26 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (0.55%) VxWorks
15 11 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.24%) MVS
17 9 (0.24%) Windows Phone
17 9 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1644 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 778 (20.32%) Software Engineering
3 534 (13.95%) Scrum
4 525 (13.71%) TDD
5 418 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
6 416 (10.87%) OO
7 363 (9.48%) Web Development
8 318 (8.31%) MVC
9 285 (7.45%) Open Source
10 282 (7.37%) DevOps
11 269 (7.03%) Unit Testing
12 246 (6.43%) E-Commerce
12 246 (6.43%) SDLC
13 239 (6.24%) SOA
14 218 (5.69%) BDD
15 210 (5.49%) Microservices
16 208 (5.43%) Mentoring
17 184 (4.81%) Automated Testing
18 173 (4.52%) OOP
19 167 (4.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1238 (32.34%) JavaScript
2 1222 (31.92%) SQL
3 776 (20.27%) Python
4 702 (18.34%) C++
5 690 (18.03%) C#
6 386 (10.08%) C
7 385 (10.06%) PHP
8 300 (7.84%) Ruby
9 266 (6.95%) Perl
10 212 (5.54%) Bash Shell
11 165 (4.31%) Scala
12 151 (3.94%) PL/SQL
13 127 (3.32%) Shell Script
14 80 (2.09%) PowerShell
15 79 (2.06%) Groovy
16 75 (1.96%) Objective-C
17 73 (1.91%) VB.NET
18 70 (1.83%) VB
19 54 (1.41%) T-SQL
20 48 (1.25%) R
Qualifications
1 719 (18.78%) Degree
2 217 (5.67%) Security Cleared
3 103 (2.69%) SC Cleared
4 78 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 63 (1.65%) ISEB
6 43 (1.12%) PhD
7 32 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 24 (0.63%) CEH
9 20 (0.52%) CISSP
10 19 (0.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 18 (0.47%) PMI Certification
12 15 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (0.37%) CCNA
14 13 (0.34%) GCIA
15 12 (0.31%) CCNP
16 11 (0.29%) OSCP
17 10 (0.26%) GIAC
17 10 (0.26%) PMP
18 8 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
18 8 (0.21%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (5.93%) QA
2 31 (0.81%) SLA
3 28 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.71%) SDET
5 14 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.18%) PMO
8 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.078%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.052%) HL7
11 1 (0.026%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.026%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.026%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.026%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 135 (3.53%) Docker
2 88 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (1.65%) Active Directory
4 26 (0.68%) HDFS
5 23 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 21 (0.55%) Hyper-V
7 16 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
7 16 (0.42%) vSphere
8 15 (0.39%) KVM
9 13 (0.34%) XenServer
10 12 (0.31%) Firmware
11 11 (0.29%) Xen
12 9 (0.24%) vCloud
13 7 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (0.16%) Apache Flume
15 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
16 2 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
17 1 (0.026%) iptables
17 1 (0.026%) Postfix
17 1 (0.026%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 136 (3.55%) Puppet
2 113 (2.95%) Ansible
3 102 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (1.04%) Salt
5 28 (0.73%) Kubernetes
5 28 (0.73%) Nagios
6 27 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (0.71%) Nessus
6 27 (0.71%) Nmap
6 27 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
7 24 (0.63%) Grafana
8 16 (0.42%) Terraform
9 13 (0.34%) OpenVAS
10 11 (0.29%) Graphite
11 9 (0.24%) vRealize
12 8 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
12 8 (0.21%) Oozie
12 8 (0.21%) Packer
12 8 (0.21%) Perfmon
13 7 (0.18%) MOM
Vendors
1 664 (17.35%) Oracle
2 245 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 133 (3.47%) SAP
4 124 (3.24%) VMware
5 120 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 82 (2.14%) IBM
7 73 (1.91%) HP
8 58 (1.52%) Google
9 50 (1.31%) hybris
10 41 (1.07%) Talend
11 37 (0.97%) Adobe
11 37 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
12 32 (0.84%) Cisco
13 29 (0.76%) Citrix
14 27 (0.71%) TIBCO
15 25 (0.65%) NetApp
16 23 (0.60%) Dynatrace
17 22 (0.57%) Atlassian
17 22 (0.57%) Sun
18 20 (0.52%) Zend
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: Competitive with Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum GBP 45 -65k + many outstanding benef
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + New
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: 40,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits, Flex Working and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday