Period
to 23 November 2020

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 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,086 2,990 4,091
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 12.48% 11.98% 14.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.11% 22.11% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,153 2,759 3,717
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +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 5,145 13,525 16,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 59.14% 54.20% 56.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,451 11,759 14,080
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £69,050
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 23 November 2020.

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 November 2020. 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 +3 529 £60,000 +4.35% 90
Berkshire 0 279 £60,000 - 41
Hampshire -5 212 £55,000 +10.00% 45
Surrey +1 175 £65,000 +8.33% 36
Oxfordshire +6 146 £60,000 +4.35% 36
Buckinghamshire +10 104 £60,000 +20.00% 13
West Sussex -44 43 £57,500 +27.78% 15
East Sussex -25 38 £57,500 +35.29% 4
Kent +22 37 £45,000 - 6
Sussex +4 23 £50,000 -11.11%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2020, 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.

1 365 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (33.24%) JavaScript
3 320 (29.47%) Spring
4 251 (23.11%) SQL
5 231 (21.27%) Microservices
6 199 (18.32%) HTML
7 185 (17.03%) CSS
8 182 (16.76%) Software Engineering
9 181 (16.67%) Python
10 176 (16.21%) AWS
11 172 (15.84%) AngularJS
12 169 (15.56%) DevOps
13 166 (15.29%) C#
14 163 (15.01%) Linux
15 157 (14.46%) Docker
16 133 (12.25%) Kubernetes
17 131 (12.06%) Azure
18 129 (11.88%) Degree
19 122 (11.23%) Spring Boot
20 121 (11.14%) Scrum
21 120 (11.05%) .NET
22 119 (10.96%) TDD
23 118 (10.87%) Computer Science
23 118 (10.87%) MySQL
24 117 (10.77%) Jenkins
25 109 (10.04%) Test Automation
25 109 (10.04%) Android
26 106 (9.76%) C++
27 104 (9.58%) Web Services
28 95 (8.75%) Git (software)

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 60 (5.52%) Apache Spark
2 53 (4.88%) Apache
3 52 (4.79%) Tomcat
4 51 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (2.76%) Confluence
6 16 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (1.38%) Mule
7 15 (1.38%) SAS
8 14 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.20%) IIS
10 12 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (0.64%) CMS
11 7 (0.64%) Joomla!
11 7 (0.64%) WordPress
12 5 (0.46%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.28%) JBoss
13 3 (0.28%) Liferay
13 3 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
1 12 (1.10%) SAP GTS
2 8 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.092%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 176 (16.21%) AWS
2 131 (12.06%) Azure
3 90 (8.29%) SaaS
4 56 (5.16%) GCP
5 45 (4.14%) GitHub
6 36 (3.31%) Stackdriver
7 30 (2.76%) IaaS
8 26 (2.39%) PaaS
9 20 (1.84%) Serverless
10 16 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (1.10%) BPaaS
13 11 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.83%) BrowserStack
15 8 (0.74%) Google Play
16 6 (0.55%) Boomi
17 5 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
17 5 (0.46%) Google App Engine
18 4 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
18 4 (0.37%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.24%) HTTP
2 17 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.92%) FTP
4 8 (0.74%) Internet
4 8 (0.74%) SSH
5 7 (0.64%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.55%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.46%) SSL
8 4 (0.37%) DNS
8 4 (0.37%) LTE
8 4 (0.37%) UMTS
9 3 (0.28%) 4G
9 3 (0.28%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.28%) IPv4
9 3 (0.28%) IPv6
9 3 (0.28%) SNMP
9 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.28%) WiMAX
9 3 (0.28%) Wireless
9 3 (0.28%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (10.87%) MySQL
2 79 (7.27%) Big Data
3 75 (6.91%) SQL Server
4 68 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
5 58 (5.34%) NoSQL
6 55 (5.06%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.67%) Hadoop
8 21 (1.93%) MongoDB
9 19 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.57%) DB2
11 15 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.38%) Redis
12 12 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (1.01%) BigQuery
14 8 (0.74%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.64%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.64%) RethinkDB
16 6 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
16 6 (0.55%) SQLite
17 5 (0.46%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 117 (10.77%) Jenkins
2 95 (8.75%) Git (software)
3 91 (8.38%) JUnit
4 80 (7.37%) Selenium
5 69 (6.35%) JIRA
6 60 (5.52%) Maven
7 46 (4.24%) Gradle
8 37 (3.41%) Cucumber
9 28 (2.58%) Mockito
10 25 (2.30%) Eclipse
11 20 (1.84%) Jasmine
12 19 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
13 18 (1.66%) Karma Test Runner
13 18 (1.66%) Protractor
14 17 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
15 16 (1.47%) GitLab
16 15 (1.38%) Appium
16 15 (1.38%) SpecFlow
17 14 (1.29%) IntelliJ
17 14 (1.29%) JBehave
General
1 92 (8.47%) Finance
2 67 (6.17%) Public Sector
3 42 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 19 (1.75%) Marketing
5 18 (1.66%) Games
6 14 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.29%) Retail
7 13 (1.20%) Electronics
8 10 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (0.74%) Banking
10 5 (0.46%) Korean Language
11 4 (0.37%) Billing
12 3 (0.28%) Back Office
13 2 (0.18%) Law
14 1 (0.092%) Advertising
14 1 (0.092%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.092%) Automotive
14 1 (0.092%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 568 (52.30%) Developer
2 295 (27.16%) Java Developer
3 141 (12.98%) Senior Developer
4 90 (8.29%) Architect
5 87 (8.01%) Java Engineer
6 85 (7.83%) Senior Java Developer
7 64 (5.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 61 (5.62%) Software Engineer
9 49 (4.51%) Junior
10 46 (4.24%) Consultant
11 43 (3.96%) Software Developer
12 41 (3.78%) Lead Developer
13 38 (3.50%) Tester
14 35 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
14 35 (3.22%) Senior Java Engineer
15 33 (3.04%) Analyst
15 33 (3.04%) Lead Java Developer
16 31 (2.85%) Junior Developer
17 28 (2.58%) Automation Tester
17 28 (2.58%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (29.47%) Spring
2 199 (18.32%) HTML
3 185 (17.03%) CSS
4 172 (15.84%) AngularJS
5 122 (11.23%) Spring Boot
6 120 (11.05%) .NET
7 104 (9.58%) Web Services
8 91 (8.38%) REST
9 81 (7.46%) React
10 77 (7.09%) RabbitMQ
11 74 (6.81%) RESTful
12 66 (6.08%) JSON
13 65 (5.99%) XML
14 61 (5.62%) Kafka
15 55 (5.06%) J2EE
16 53 (4.88%) Hibernate
17 52 (4.79%) ActiveMQ
18 47 (4.33%) Node.js
19 44 (4.05%) HTML5
20 42 (3.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (3.78%) NHS
4 39 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (3.22%) User Experience
7 32 (2.95%) Data Structures
8 30 (2.76%) Algorithms
8 30 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (2.12%) LIMS
10 19 (1.75%) Cloud Native
10 19 (1.75%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.38%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.38%) Smartphone
12 12 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.01%) W3C
14 8 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
15 7 (0.64%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 163 (15.01%) Linux
2 109 (10.04%) Android
3 78 (7.18%) Apple iOS
4 60 (5.52%) Windows
5 48 (4.42%) Unix
6 23 (2.12%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.74%) AIX
9 5 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.28%) CentOS
10 3 (0.28%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.092%) Debian
12 1 (0.092%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (21.27%) Microservices
3 182 (16.76%) Software Engineering
4 169 (15.56%) DevOps
5 121 (11.14%) Scrum
6 119 (10.96%) TDD
7 118 (10.87%) Computer Science
8 109 (10.04%) Test Automation
9 93 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (7.55%) Multithreading
11 76 (7.00%) Web Development
12 73 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
13 72 (6.63%) OO
14 68 (6.26%) Android Development
15 66 (6.08%) BDD
16 52 (4.79%) iOS Development
17 50 (4.60%) ITSM
17 50 (4.60%) Mobile Development
18 48 (4.42%) Fintech
18 48 (4.42%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 361 (33.24%) JavaScript
2 251 (23.11%) SQL
3 181 (16.67%) Python
4 166 (15.29%) C#
5 106 (9.76%) C++
6 77 (7.09%) Java 8
7 63 (5.80%) TypeScript
8 60 (5.52%) C
9 56 (5.16%) PHP
10 43 (3.96%) Scala
11 40 (3.68%) Apple Swift
12 39 (3.59%) Go
13 35 (3.22%) Objective-C
14 25 (2.30%) Bash Shell
14 25 (2.30%) VB
15 24 (2.21%) PowerShell
16 23 (2.12%) Ruby
17 22 (2.03%) XPath
18 21 (1.93%) Kotlin
19 16 (1.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 129 (11.88%) Degree
2 82 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 68 (6.26%) SC Cleared
4 58 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (2.49%) ISTQB
6 20 (1.84%) ISEB
7 16 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 15 (1.38%) PhD
9 10 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.46%) HND
12 3 (0.28%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.092%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.092%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.092%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (7.73%) QA
2 22 (2.03%) SLA
3 12 (1.10%) COBIT
4 6 (0.55%) GDPR
5 3 (0.28%) PMO
6 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.092%) NIST
6 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 157 (14.46%) Docker
2 19 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 12 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.10%) XenApp
5 11 (1.01%) NFS
6 5 (0.46%) HDFS
7 3 (0.28%) GPFS
7 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 133 (12.25%) Kubernetes
2 83 (7.64%) Terraform
3 45 (4.14%) Ansible
4 38 (3.50%) Grafana
5 14 (1.29%) Puppet
6 10 (0.92%) vCenter Server
7 8 (0.74%) Data Guard
7 8 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (0.64%) Kibana
8 7 (0.64%) ZABBIX
9 6 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.46%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.28%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 1 (0.092%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.092%) Oozie
13 1 (0.092%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.092%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 77 (7.09%) Oracle
2 60 (5.52%) Splunk
3 53 (4.88%) Google
4 48 (4.42%) ServiceNow
5 41 (3.78%) Microsoft
6 38 (3.50%) SAP
7 31 (2.85%) IBM
8 20 (1.84%) MuleSoft
8 20 (1.84%) VMware
9 19 (1.75%) Remedy
10 18 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (1.38%) Xamarin
12 14 (1.29%) HP
13 12 (1.10%) CA
13 12 (1.10%) Hyperion
13 12 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
13 12 (1.10%) Siebel
14 10 (0.92%) Citrix
15 7 (0.64%) New Relic
15 7 (0.64%) TIBCO