Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,321 2,640 4,118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 11.58% 11.62% 15.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.19% 21.14% 27.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,449 2,388 3,865
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 6,543 12,486 14,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.33% 54.95% 55.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,627 10,700 13,089
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Thames Valley -2 629 £60,000 +4.35% 125
Berkshire -2 336 £60,000 +4.35% 68
Surrey +7 234 £62,500 +13.64% 68
Hampshire -3 232 £50,000 - 59
Oxfordshire +8 183 £55,000 - 32
Buckinghamshire +3 110 £60,000 +14.29% 25
West Sussex -21 72 £50,500 -3.81% 12
East Sussex -6 65 £52,500 +16.67% 7
Sussex +5 46 £50,000 +11.11%
Kent +5 21 £45,000 - 9
Home Counties -1 1 - -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 489 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (34.14%) JavaScript
3 316 (23.92%) SQL
4 298 (22.56%) Spring
5 273 (20.67%) HTML
6 271 (20.51%) CSS
7 268 (20.29%) Microservices
8 257 (19.45%) Software Engineering
9 251 (19.00%) Python
10 212 (16.05%) Docker
11 209 (15.82%) C#
12 190 (14.38%) Scrum
13 181 (13.70%) Linux
14 174 (13.17%) AWS
15 169 (12.79%) AngularJS
15 169 (12.79%) Degree
16 167 (12.64%) Computer Science
17 166 (12.57%) DevOps
18 159 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
19 150 (11.36%) Kubernetes
20 148 (11.20%) Azure
21 147 (11.13%) Test Automation
22 136 (10.30%) TDD
23 131 (9.92%) C++
24 130 (9.84%) Finance
25 123 (9.31%) REST
26 121 (9.16%) .NET
27 119 (9.01%) MySQL
28 118 (8.93%) Windows
29 117 (8.86%) QA

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 50 (3.79%) Apache
1 50 (3.79%) Tomcat
2 46 (3.48%) Apache Spark
3 37 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
4 34 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 27 (2.04%) Confluence
6 23 (1.74%) Mule
7 20 (1.51%) JBoss
8 18 (1.36%) WebLogic
9 10 (0.76%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.76%) SAS
10 7 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.45%) GlassFish
11 6 (0.45%) IIS
12 5 (0.38%) Drupal
12 5 (0.38%) Liferay
12 5 (0.38%) nginx
13 4 (0.30%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.076%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 11 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.45%) SAP GTS
3 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.076%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.076%) Postilion
4 1 (0.076%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 174 (13.17%) AWS
2 148 (11.20%) Azure
3 91 (6.89%) SaaS
4 50 (3.79%) GCP
5 34 (2.57%) GitHub
6 21 (1.59%) Stackdriver
7 18 (1.36%) BrowserStack
8 16 (1.21%) Google Play
9 15 (1.14%) IaaS
10 12 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.91%) Serverless
11 11 (0.83%) Boomi
12 8 (0.61%) PaaS
13 5 (0.38%) Cloud Functions
13 5 (0.38%) Datadog
13 5 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.38%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.38%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.38%) Heroku
14 4 (0.30%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.09%) HTTP
2 27 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 14 (1.06%) HTTPS
4 8 (0.61%) Internet
5 7 (0.53%) FTP
6 6 (0.45%) SSL
7 5 (0.38%) SAN
8 4 (0.30%) Firewall
8 4 (0.30%) Network Security
8 4 (0.30%) Wireless
9 3 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.23%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.15%) Anycast
10 2 (0.15%) BGP
10 2 (0.15%) DNS
10 2 (0.15%) LAN
10 2 (0.15%) Skype
10 2 (0.15%) Software-Defined Radio
10 2 (0.15%) WAN
11 1 (0.076%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (9.01%) MySQL
2 87 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 83 (6.28%) Relational Database
4 72 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 64 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 50 (3.79%) Big Data
7 35 (2.65%) MongoDB
8 32 (2.42%) Hadoop
9 31 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (1.74%) Redis
11 19 (1.44%) Oracle Database
12 14 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
12 14 (1.06%) BigQuery
13 11 (0.83%) Neo4j
14 10 (0.76%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.61%) RethinkDB
16 7 (0.53%) DB2
16 7 (0.53%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
18 5 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 101 (7.65%) Jenkins
2 100 (7.57%) Git (software)
3 94 (7.12%) Selenium
4 91 (6.89%) JUnit
5 73 (5.53%) JIRA
6 46 (3.48%) Cucumber
7 41 (3.10%) Maven
8 32 (2.42%) Eclipse
9 31 (2.35%) IntelliJ
10 29 (2.20%) Gradle
11 25 (1.89%) JBehave
12 21 (1.59%) Appium
13 19 (1.44%) Postman
14 18 (1.36%) Mockito
15 17 (1.29%) Jasmine
15 17 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
15 17 (1.29%) Protractor
16 14 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (0.98%) Visual Studio
17 13 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 130 (9.84%) Finance
2 50 (3.79%) Public Sector
2 50 (3.79%) Telecoms
3 46 (3.48%) Marketing
4 19 (1.44%) Games
5 16 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (1.14%) Retail
7 14 (1.06%) Electronics
8 11 (0.83%) Multimedia
9 10 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.61%) Publishing
11 7 (0.53%) Back Office
12 6 (0.45%) Banking
12 6 (0.45%) Law
13 5 (0.38%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.23%) Automotive
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.15%) Military
16 1 (0.076%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 723 (54.73%) Developer
2 358 (27.10%) Java Developer
3 167 (12.64%) Senior Developer
4 115 (8.71%) Java Engineer
5 111 (8.40%) Senior Java Developer
6 110 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 86 (6.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 75 (5.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 67 (5.07%) Junior
10 60 (4.54%) Architect
10 60 (4.54%) Software Developer
11 55 (4.16%) Lead Developer
12 50 (3.79%) Tester
13 49 (3.71%) Senior Java Engineer
14 44 (3.33%) Consultant
15 42 (3.18%) Lead Java Developer
16 40 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
17 37 (2.80%) Junior Developer
18 32 (2.42%) Web Developer
19 31 (2.35%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (22.56%) Spring
2 273 (20.67%) HTML
3 271 (20.51%) CSS
4 169 (12.79%) AngularJS
5 123 (9.31%) REST
6 121 (9.16%) .NET
7 115 (8.71%) Spring Boot
8 100 (7.57%) React
9 95 (7.19%) RESTful
10 93 (7.04%) HTML5
11 79 (5.98%) Web Services
12 75 (5.68%) Hibernate
13 68 (5.15%) JSON
14 64 (4.84%) Node.js
14 64 (4.84%) XML
15 63 (4.77%) J2EE
16 60 (4.54%) RabbitMQ
17 59 (4.47%) Kafka
18 51 (3.86%) SOAP
19 41 (3.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 159 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (7.57%) User Experience
3 74 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
4 61 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 44 (3.33%) NHS
6 38 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 35 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
8 34 (2.57%) Greenfield Project
9 33 (2.50%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.44%) Renewable Energy
11 18 (1.36%) Smartphone
12 16 (1.21%) LIMS
13 15 (1.14%) Video on Demand
14 13 (0.98%) iPhone
15 12 (0.91%) Management Information System
16 11 (0.83%) Blog
17 10 (0.76%) Virtual Team
18 7 (0.53%) Cloud Native
18 7 (0.53%) Digital Media
19 6 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 181 (13.70%) Linux
2 118 (8.93%) Windows
3 112 (8.48%) Android
4 82 (6.21%) Apple iOS
5 54 (4.09%) Unix
6 23 (1.74%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.23%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.15%) CentOS
10 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.076%) AIX
11 1 (0.076%) HPUX
11 1 (0.076%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.076%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.076%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.076%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (20.29%) Microservices
3 257 (19.45%) Software Engineering
4 190 (14.38%) Scrum
5 167 (12.64%) Computer Science
6 166 (12.57%) DevOps
7 147 (11.13%) Test Automation
8 136 (10.30%) TDD
9 109 (8.25%) Web Development
10 96 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
11 94 (7.12%) OO
11 94 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
12 93 (7.04%) Multithreading
13 86 (6.51%) BDD
14 83 (6.28%) Front End Development
15 80 (6.06%) Analytical Thinking
16 59 (4.47%) Android Development
16 59 (4.47%) SDLC
17 57 (4.31%) Mobile Development
18 56 (4.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 451 (34.14%) JavaScript
2 316 (23.92%) SQL
3 251 (19.00%) Python
4 209 (15.82%) C#
5 131 (9.92%) C++
6 79 (5.98%) TypeScript
7 67 (5.07%) C
8 66 (5.00%) Java 8
9 57 (4.31%) PHP
10 56 (4.24%) Go
11 51 (3.86%) Scala
12 44 (3.33%) Objective-C
13 33 (2.50%) Apple Swift
14 27 (2.04%) Kotlin
15 24 (1.82%) PowerShell
16 23 (1.74%) XPath
17 22 (1.67%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.59%) Ruby
18 21 (1.59%) VB
19 19 (1.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 169 (12.79%) Degree
2 91 (6.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (5.37%) Security Cleared
4 56 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 28 (2.12%) ISTQB
6 22 (1.67%) ISEB
7 15 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.14%) PhD
8 12 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.38%) HND
9 5 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.30%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.23%) CISA
11 3 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.23%) CISSP
11 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.15%) CCNA
12 2 (0.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (8.86%) QA
2 15 (1.14%) SLA
3 6 (0.45%) COBIT
4 5 (0.38%) GDPR
5 3 (0.23%) Good Clinical Practice
5 3 (0.23%) NIST
5 3 (0.23%) PMO
6 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.076%) NCSC
7 1 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 212 (16.05%) Docker
2 13 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.23%) GPFS
4 3 (0.23%) NFS
5 1 (0.076%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.076%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 150 (11.36%) Kubernetes
2 67 (5.07%) Terraform
3 43 (3.26%) Ansible
4 23 (1.74%) Puppet
5 22 (1.67%) Grafana
6 10 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.68%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.38%) Cobbler
8 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.30%) Argo
9 4 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 2 (0.15%) FlexNet
11 2 (0.15%) Kibana
11 2 (0.15%) vRealize
12 1 (0.076%) Ganeti
12 1 (0.076%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.076%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.076%) Proxmox
12 1 (0.076%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 87 (6.59%) Oracle
2 54 (4.09%) Google
3 53 (4.01%) Microsoft
4 44 (3.33%) MuleSoft
5 38 (2.88%) Splunk
6 27 (2.04%) ServiceNow
7 25 (1.89%) SAP
8 22 (1.67%) IBM
9 20 (1.51%) Apple
10 17 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (1.21%) VMware
12 14 (1.06%) New Relic
13 11 (0.83%) Adobe
13 11 (0.83%) Dell
13 11 (0.83%) HP
13 11 (0.83%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.68%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.61%) Remedy
16 7 (0.53%) Atlassian
17 6 (0.45%) webMethods