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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Java 2013 2153 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.76% 11.66% 11.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.05% 21.84% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1686 1866 2002
Median salary £48,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

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 8035 9859 10277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 54.91% 53.37% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7000 8811 8783
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +11 560 £50,000 - 68
Surrey -4 291 £50,000 - 41
Hampshire +2 280 £47,500 +5.55% 40
Oxfordshire 0 270 £55,000 - 43
Buckinghamshire +17 256 £47,250 +5.00% 29
West Sussex -1 173 £47,500 - 10
East Sussex +13 108 £45,000 - 5
Kent -1 36 £40,000 - 11
Middlesex +2 19 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Sussex - 8 £67,500 -
M4 Corridor - 5 - -
Home Counties - 4 £60,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1796 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1255 (32.10%) JavaScript
3 1191 (30.46%) SQL
4 1045 (26.73%) HTML
5 1019 (26.06%) Linux
6 953 (24.37%) Spring
7 835 (21.36%) CSS
8 820 (20.97%) C++
8 820 (20.97%) Software Engineering
9 800 (20.46%) Python
10 783 (20.03%) Degree
11 748 (19.13%) C#
12 687 (17.57%) Oracle
13 676 (17.29%) Scrum
14 663 (16.96%) Web Services
15 646 (16.52%) TDD
16 593 (15.17%) XML
17 586 (14.99%) Test Automation
18 543 (13.89%) Git (software)
19 542 (13.86%) Finance
20 535 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
21 517 (13.22%) .NET
22 511 (13.07%) J2EE
23 499 (12.76%) Windows
24 486 (12.43%) C
25 466 (11.92%) MySQL
26 463 (11.84%) Computer Science
27 442 (11.30%) Unix
28 440 (11.25%) REST
29 438 (11.20%) AngularJS

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
1 237 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 204 (5.22%) JBoss
3 188 (4.81%) Apache
4 145 (3.71%) Apache Spark
5 125 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
6 116 (2.97%) WebLogic
7 98 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 94 (2.40%) WebSphere
9 83 (2.12%) Confluence
10 59 (1.51%) CMS
11 53 (1.36%) Apache Solr
12 37 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
13 31 (0.79%) WordPress
14 28 (0.72%) OpenStack
15 25 (0.64%) IIS
16 24 (0.61%) Drupal
17 22 (0.56%) Jetty
17 22 (0.56%) nginx
17 22 (0.56%) WildFly
18 21 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 51 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (1.05%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.10%) Simulink
6 3 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.051%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.026%) CATIA
8 1 (0.026%) Solid Edge
8 1 (0.026%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 81 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (0.84%) SAP ERP
3 32 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
4 30 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
5 28 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 17 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
7 15 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
7 15 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
7 15 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
8 12 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
8 12 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
8 12 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (0.23%) BigMachines
10 9 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
12 7 (0.18%) Magento
13 5 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 5 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 414 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (4.76%) SaaS
3 156 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 75 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
5 72 (1.84%) GitHub
6 37 (0.95%) Amazon S3
7 35 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
8 31 (0.79%) PaaS
9 20 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
10 19 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
10 19 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 16 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.31%) Force.com
12 12 (0.31%) IaaS
13 10 (0.26%) Trello
14 8 (0.20%) Boomi
14 8 (0.20%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 6 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 128 (3.27%) Internet
2 122 (3.12%) HTTP
3 96 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 69 (1.76%) DNS
5 55 (1.41%) Firewall
6 31 (0.79%) LDAP
7 29 (0.74%) AMQP
8 28 (0.72%) LAN
8 28 (0.72%) WAN
9 27 (0.69%) SSL
10 26 (0.66%) FTP
11 23 (0.59%) Network Security
12 22 (0.56%) VoIP
13 19 (0.49%) SMTP
13 19 (0.49%) Wireless
14 18 (0.46%) DHCP
15 17 (0.43%) BGP
16 16 (0.41%) VPN
17 15 (0.38%) Ethernet
17 15 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 466 (11.92%) MySQL
2 356 (9.10%) SQL Server
3 343 (8.77%) Big Data
4 269 (6.88%) NoSQL
5 247 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 166 (4.25%) Hadoop
7 153 (3.91%) MongoDB
8 136 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 129 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
10 117 (2.99%) Oracle Database
11 85 (2.17%) RDBMS
12 58 (1.48%) Redis
13 46 (1.18%) DB2
13 46 (1.18%) HBase
14 45 (1.15%) Apache Hive
14 45 (1.15%) SQLite
15 41 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
16 37 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
17 36 (0.92%) Data Mining
18 31 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 543 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 412 (10.54%) Selenium
3 366 (9.36%) Jenkins
3 366 (9.36%) Maven
4 308 (7.88%) JIRA
5 254 (6.50%) Subversion
6 198 (5.06%) JUnit
7 177 (4.53%) Eclipse
8 158 (4.04%) WebDriver
9 111 (2.84%) Ant
10 99 (2.53%) JMeter
11 98 (2.51%) Gradle
12 91 (2.33%) Cucumber
13 64 (1.64%) IntelliJ
13 64 (1.64%) Visual Studio
14 56 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 45 (1.15%) LoadRunner
15 45 (1.15%) SoapUI
15 45 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 44 (1.13%) Mockito
General
1 542 (13.86%) Finance
2 268 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 165 (4.22%) Marketing
4 121 (3.09%) Electronics
5 118 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 105 (2.69%) Banking
6 105 (2.69%) Publishing
7 73 (1.87%) Retail
8 57 (1.46%) Advertising
9 52 (1.33%) Automotive
10 48 (1.23%) Games
11 43 (1.10%) Aerospace
12 37 (0.95%) Back Office
13 32 (0.82%) Military
14 31 (0.79%) Financial Institution
15 14 (0.36%) German Language
16 13 (0.33%) Digital Economy
17 12 (0.31%) Legal
18 11 (0.28%) Law
19 10 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2095 (53.58%) Developer
2 1320 (33.76%) Java Developer
3 416 (10.64%) Senior Developer
4 380 (9.72%) Software Engineer
5 362 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 345 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 285 (7.29%) Java Engineer
8 208 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 206 (5.27%) Analyst
10 182 (4.65%) Java Software Developer
11 173 (4.42%) Junior
12 169 (4.32%) Graduate
13 161 (4.12%) Architect
14 135 (3.45%) Junior Developer
15 123 (3.15%) Android Developer
16 118 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
17 115 (2.94%) C# Developer
18 114 (2.92%) Java Software Engineer
19 113 (2.89%) Tester
20 109 (2.79%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1045 (26.73%) HTML
2 953 (24.37%) Spring
3 835 (21.36%) CSS
4 663 (16.96%) Web Services
5 593 (15.17%) XML
6 517 (13.22%) .NET
7 511 (13.07%) J2EE
8 440 (11.25%) REST
9 438 (11.20%) AngularJS
9 438 (11.20%) Hibernate
10 347 (8.87%) SOAP
11 295 (7.54%) RESTful
12 273 (6.98%) jQuery
13 252 (6.45%) Ajax
13 252 (6.45%) JSON
14 234 (5.98%) HTML5
15 225 (5.75%) Java EE
16 201 (5.14%) JSP
17 185 (4.73%) JMS
18 166 (4.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 463 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 222 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
3 219 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 191 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 141 (3.61%) User Experience
6 102 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
7 85 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 81 (2.07%) Fintech
9 55 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 53 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 53 (1.36%) Data Structures
11 46 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
12 43 (1.10%) iPad
13 33 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 28 (0.72%) Cyber Attack
14 28 (0.72%) Semantic Web
15 25 (0.64%) Social Media
16 24 (0.61%) N-Tier
16 24 (0.61%) Virtual Team
17 20 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1019 (26.06%) Linux
2 499 (12.76%) Windows
3 442 (11.30%) Unix
4 357 (9.13%) Android
5 226 (5.78%) Apple iOS
6 92 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (1.56%) CentOS
8 56 (1.43%) Windows Server
9 54 (1.38%) Mac OS
10 49 (1.25%) Ubuntu
11 46 (1.18%) Solaris
12 31 (0.79%) Debian
13 29 (0.74%) VxWorks
14 19 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
16 13 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
18 10 (0.26%) Windows Phone
19 8 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1796 (45.93%) Agile Software Development
2 820 (20.97%) Software Engineering
3 676 (17.29%) Scrum
4 646 (16.52%) TDD
5 586 (14.99%) Test Automation
6 535 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
7 406 (10.38%) OO
8 329 (8.41%) Web Development
9 308 (7.88%) DevOps
10 300 (7.67%) SDLC
11 283 (7.24%) E-Commerce
12 281 (7.19%) BDD
13 277 (7.08%) Microservices
14 274 (7.01%) Open Source
15 270 (6.91%) MVC
16 268 (6.85%) Unit Testing
17 245 (6.27%) SOA
18 213 (5.45%) Mentoring
19 202 (5.17%) OOP
20 201 (5.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1255 (32.10%) JavaScript
2 1191 (30.46%) SQL
3 820 (20.97%) C++
4 800 (20.46%) Python
5 748 (19.13%) C#
6 486 (12.43%) C
7 338 (8.64%) Ruby
8 306 (7.83%) PHP
9 292 (7.47%) Perl
10 230 (5.88%) Bash Shell
11 215 (5.50%) PL/SQL
12 211 (5.40%) Scala
13 115 (2.94%) Shell Script
14 105 (2.69%) Objective-C
15 78 (1.99%) PowerShell
16 73 (1.87%) Groovy
17 71 (1.82%) VB.NET
18 70 (1.79%) VB
19 51 (1.30%) T-SQL
20 40 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 783 (20.03%) Degree
2 237 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 231 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 109 (2.79%) SC Cleared
5 103 (2.63%) ISTQB
6 66 (1.69%) Master's Degree
7 63 (1.61%) ISEB
8 55 (1.41%) DV Cleared
9 54 (1.38%) PhD
10 25 (0.64%) PMI Certification
11 22 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (0.56%) PMP
12 20 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 19 (0.49%) CCNA
14 18 (0.46%) CISSP
15 16 (0.41%) APMG
16 15 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
17 14 (0.36%) CCNP
18 13 (0.33%) CEH
19 11 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (7.31%) QA
2 42 (1.07%) SLA
3 18 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.18%) PMO
7 3 (0.077%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.051%) GDPR
9 1 (0.026%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.026%) ARP4761
9 1 (0.026%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.026%) DICOM
9 1 (0.026%) DO-254
9 1 (0.026%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.026%) Solvency II
System Software
1 184 (4.71%) Docker
2 46 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 28 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
5 27 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 20 (0.51%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.38%) HDFS
8 11 (0.28%) Xen
9 10 (0.26%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.23%) Firmware
11 8 (0.20%) KVM
11 8 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 8 (0.20%) vSphere
12 5 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.13%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.051%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.051%) vCloud
15 1 (0.026%) NFS
15 1 (0.026%) Squid
Systems Management
1 141 (3.61%) Puppet
2 135 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 122 (3.12%) Ansible
4 45 (1.15%) Salt
5 32 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 26 (0.66%) Terraform
7 24 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
8 21 (0.54%) Packer
9 19 (0.49%) Grafana
10 16 (0.41%) Tivoli
11 15 (0.38%) Nagios
11 15 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 14 (0.36%) Mesos
13 13 (0.33%) Nessus
13 13 (0.33%) Nmap
14 11 (0.28%) Kibana
15 9 (0.23%) Data Guard
15 9 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
16 8 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
17 6 (0.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 687 (17.57%) Oracle
2 229 (5.86%) Microsoft
3 178 (4.55%) SAP
4 127 (3.25%) Red Hat
5 81 (2.07%) VMware
6 68 (1.74%) HP
7 67 (1.71%) IBM
8 66 (1.69%) hybris
9 50 (1.28%) Google
10 46 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 41 (1.05%) Adobe
12 37 (0.95%) Talend
13 26 (0.66%) TIBCO
14 25 (0.64%) Dynatrace
15 23 (0.59%) Cisco
16 21 (0.54%) Sun
17 20 (0.51%) BEA
17 20 (0.51%) New Relic
18 18 (0.46%) Jaspersoft
19 13 (0.33%) Cloudera
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £50k + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Coded People
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Pearson Frank
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: 13 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: to £55K + bonus, bens, training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Career Progression
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent bens + Influence in Co.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Cornucopia IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £63,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday