Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,673 4,124 4,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.74% 15.37% 13.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.35% 27.56% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,271 3,583 3,652
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 12,520 14,963 18,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.98% 55.77% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10,667 12,924 15,981
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 February 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 20 February 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 0 1,272 £55,000 - 155
Berkshire +1 722 £57,500 - 85
Hampshire -10 639 £50,000 +5.26% 104
Surrey -7 362 £55,000 - 81
Oxfordshire -7 310 £55,000 - 40
Buckinghamshire +6 240 £52,500 -4.55% 30
East Sussex -18 157 £45,000 -21.74% 18
West Sussex -18 152 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Kent +4 49 £45,000 +32.35% 13
Middlesex +10 13 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Sussex 0 2 £45,000 - 1
Home Counties 0 1 - -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1,076 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
2 763 (28.54%) JavaScript
3 657 (24.58%) Software Engineering
4 619 (23.16%) SQL
5 604 (22.60%) Spring
6 562 (21.03%) C#
7 547 (20.46%) Python
8 455 (17.02%) C++
9 453 (16.95%) Degree
10 443 (16.57%) HTML
11 440 (16.46%) Linux
12 430 (16.09%) Microservices
13 397 (14.85%) Scrum
14 389 (14.55%) AWS
15 381 (14.25%) Test Automation
16 379 (14.18%) AngularJS
17 377 (14.10%) DevOps
17 377 (14.10%) CSS
18 375 (14.03%) Git (software)
19 367 (13.73%) TDD
20 357 (13.36%) Web Services
21 356 (13.32%) Computer Science
21 356 (13.32%) Jenkins
22 352 (13.17%) Finance
23 337 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
24 334 (12.50%) Docker
25 292 (10.92%) Java 8
26 279 (10.44%) Oracle
27 268 (10.03%) .NET
28 264 (9.88%) 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
1 211 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 117 (4.38%) Confluence
3 81 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 74 (2.77%) Apache
5 70 (2.62%) WebSphere
6 61 (2.28%) JBoss
7 59 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
8 35 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 30 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
10 29 (1.08%) CICS
10 29 (1.08%) IIS
11 28 (1.05%) Apache Solr
12 23 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
14 16 (0.60%) CMS
15 15 (0.56%) NetWeaver
15 15 (0.56%) SAP Portal
16 14 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
16 14 (0.52%) GlassFish
17 13 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 31 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 27 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.075%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.075%) SPSS
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.037%) InVision
7 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (0.56%) SAP CRM
3 13 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 7 (0.26%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.075%) Oracle BRM
10 2 (0.075%) Summit
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.037%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 389 (14.55%) AWS
2 200 (7.48%) Azure
3 104 (3.89%) SaaS
4 66 (2.47%) GitHub
5 61 (2.28%) Serverless
6 49 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (1.42%) PaaS
8 36 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
9 32 (1.20%) Amazon S3
10 30 (1.12%) GCP
11 29 (1.08%) IaaS
12 27 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
13 25 (0.94%) Amazon Cognito
14 24 (0.90%) Boomi
15 23 (0.86%) OpenShift
16 16 (0.60%) Power Platform
17 15 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (0.56%) AWS Step Functions
18 14 (0.52%) Kong
18 14 (0.52%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.06%) HTTP
2 49 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.20%) Internet
4 30 (1.12%) DNS
5 21 (0.79%) Firewall
6 18 (0.67%) Wireless
7 16 (0.60%) SAN
7 16 (0.60%) X.509
8 14 (0.52%) SSH
8 14 (0.52%) SSL
9 13 (0.49%) DHCP
10 7 (0.26%) FTP
10 7 (0.26%) MQTT
10 7 (0.26%) SMTP
10 7 (0.26%) VPN
11 6 (0.22%) 5G
11 6 (0.22%) ZigBee
12 5 (0.19%) 2G
12 5 (0.19%) DMZ
12 5 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (7.89%) MySQL
2 192 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 188 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
4 163 (6.10%) Big Data
5 133 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 117 (4.38%) MongoDB
7 112 (4.19%) Hadoop
8 106 (3.97%) NoSQL
9 85 (3.18%) DB2
10 79 (2.96%) Redis
11 52 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 47 (1.76%) Oracle Database
13 45 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 43 (1.61%) Neo4j
15 27 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 17 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (0.64%) Apache Accumulo
17 17 (0.64%) Apache Hive
18 15 (0.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 375 (14.03%) Git (software)
2 356 (13.32%) Jenkins
3 264 (9.88%) Selenium
4 251 (9.39%) JIRA
5 239 (8.94%) Maven
6 208 (7.78%) Cucumber
7 125 (4.68%) JUnit
8 114 (4.26%) Subversion
9 87 (3.25%) Eclipse
10 67 (2.51%) WebDriver
11 66 (2.47%) Gradle
12 57 (2.13%) JMeter
13 48 (1.80%) SpecFlow
14 40 (1.50%) SoapUI
15 32 (1.20%) Bitbucket
16 30 (1.12%) Mockito
16 30 (1.12%) Postman
17 27 (1.01%) SonarQube
18 25 (0.94%) NetBeans
19 24 (0.90%) Mocha
General
1 352 (13.17%) Finance
2 135 (5.05%) Retail
3 75 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 71 (2.66%) Marketing
5 70 (2.62%) Banking
6 62 (2.32%) Public Sector
7 46 (1.72%) Back Office
8 39 (1.46%) Games
9 38 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.23%) Automotive
11 25 (0.94%) Electronics
12 19 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.71%) Law
13 15 (0.56%) Legal
14 9 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.30%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.22%) Advertising
16 6 (0.22%) Military
16 6 (0.22%) Police
16 6 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,459 (54.58%) Developer
2 857 (32.06%) Java Developer
3 379 (14.18%) Senior Developer
4 275 (10.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 270 (10.10%) Software Engineer
6 175 (6.55%) Software Developer
7 167 (6.25%) Java Engineer
8 127 (4.75%) Graduate
9 125 (4.68%) Architect
10 120 (4.49%) Analyst
10 120 (4.49%) Junior
11 103 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
12 100 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
13 93 (3.48%) Junior Developer
14 89 (3.33%) Senior Java Engineer
15 87 (3.25%) Test Engineer
16 86 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
16 86 (3.22%) Java Software Engineer
17 76 (2.84%) C++ Software Engineer
18 73 (2.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 604 (22.60%) Spring
2 443 (16.57%) HTML
3 379 (14.18%) AngularJS
4 377 (14.10%) CSS
5 357 (13.36%) Web Services
6 268 (10.03%) .NET
7 259 (9.69%) RESTful
8 227 (8.49%) Hibernate
9 214 (8.01%) XML
10 211 (7.89%) REST
11 209 (7.82%) React
12 195 (7.30%) J2EE
13 176 (6.58%) Spring Boot
14 162 (6.06%) SOAP
15 157 (5.87%) Node.js
16 143 (5.35%) Kafka
17 123 (4.60%) JSON
18 108 (4.04%) jQuery
19 103 (3.85%) HTML5
20 84 (3.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 192 (7.18%) Greenfield Project
2 145 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (4.68%) User Experience
4 92 (3.44%) Mobile App
5 73 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 67 (2.51%) Algorithms
6 67 (2.51%) Mainframe
7 52 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 44 (1.65%) Public Cloud
9 32 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
10 28 (1.05%) Client/Server
11 27 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
12 18 (0.67%) Data Structures
12 18 (0.67%) Video on Demand
13 15 (0.56%) Social Media
14 13 (0.49%) PKI
14 13 (0.49%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.45%) Cloud Native
15 12 (0.45%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 440 (16.46%) Linux
2 220 (8.23%) Android
3 190 (7.11%) Windows
4 163 (6.10%) Apple iOS
5 159 (5.95%) Unix
6 30 (1.12%) Embedded Linux
7 20 (0.75%) CentOS
7 20 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.60%) Debian
8 16 (0.60%) Mac OS
8 16 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.30%) MVS
10 8 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.26%) tvOS
12 6 (0.22%) AIX
13 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.15%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,076 (40.25%) Agile Software Development
2 657 (24.58%) Software Engineering
3 430 (16.09%) Microservices
4 397 (14.85%) Scrum
5 381 (14.25%) Test Automation
6 377 (14.10%) DevOps
7 367 (13.73%) TDD
8 356 (13.32%) Computer Science
9 337 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
10 251 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
11 208 (7.78%) SDLC
12 207 (7.74%) BDD
13 187 (7.00%) Mentoring
14 166 (6.21%) OO
15 165 (6.17%) Web Development
16 159 (5.95%) Unit Testing
17 155 (5.80%) Mobile Development
18 138 (5.16%) Analytics
19 137 (5.13%) Machine Learning
20 127 (4.75%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 763 (28.54%) JavaScript
2 619 (23.16%) SQL
3 562 (21.03%) C#
4 547 (20.46%) Python
5 455 (17.02%) C++
6 292 (10.92%) Java 8
7 233 (8.72%) C
8 161 (6.02%) PHP
9 120 (4.49%) Ruby
10 112 (4.19%) Go
11 94 (3.52%) Scala
12 91 (3.40%) Bash Shell
12 91 (3.40%) Objective-C
13 81 (3.03%) Kotlin
14 76 (2.84%) Perl
15 75 (2.81%) PL/SQL
16 68 (2.54%) Apple Swift
17 44 (1.65%) VB
18 38 (1.42%) Groovy
18 38 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 453 (16.95%) Degree
2 186 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 143 (5.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 138 (5.16%) SC Cleared
5 92 (3.44%) ISTQB
6 70 (2.62%) ISEB
7 52 (1.95%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.79%) Master's Degree
8 21 (0.79%) PhD
9 16 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.45%) PMP
13 10 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
14 6 (0.22%) OCP
15 5 (0.19%) AWS Certification
15 5 (0.19%) HND
16 4 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.15%) SAFe Agilist
17 3 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (9.88%) QA
2 9 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.19%) PMO
5 2 (0.075%) GxP
5 2 (0.075%) WAI
5 2 (0.075%) WCAG
6 1 (0.037%) COBIT
6 1 (0.037%) JTAG
6 1 (0.037%) NIST
6 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 334 (12.50%) Docker
2 38 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
3 24 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 24 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.45%) ACF2
4 12 (0.45%) Firmware
4 12 (0.45%) RACF
4 12 (0.45%) vSphere
5 11 (0.41%) vCloud
6 8 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.22%) NFS
8 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.19%) Postfix
9 3 (0.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 2 (0.075%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.075%) Xen
11 1 (0.037%) HDFS
11 1 (0.037%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 188 (7.03%) Kubernetes
2 122 (4.56%) Ansible
3 100 (3.74%) Terraform
4 94 (3.52%) Puppet
5 78 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (1.53%) Salt
7 14 (0.52%) Kibana
8 13 (0.49%) Marathon
8 13 (0.49%) Mesos
8 13 (0.49%) vCenter Server
9 11 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.30%) Grafana
10 8 (0.30%) SELinux
11 7 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.22%) logstash
12 6 (0.22%) SCCM
13 5 (0.19%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
14 4 (0.15%) TIBCO Hawk
15 3 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 279 (10.44%) Oracle
2 122 (4.56%) Microsoft
3 90 (3.37%) SAP
4 62 (2.32%) IBM
5 54 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 48 (1.80%) VMware
7 43 (1.61%) Google
8 38 (1.42%) Splunk
9 33 (1.23%) Atlassian
10 26 (0.97%) Sage
11 24 (0.90%) HP
11 24 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 23 (0.86%) Dell
12 23 (0.86%) MuleSoft
13 22 (0.82%) TIBCO
14 18 (0.67%) webMethods
15 15 (0.56%) Perforce
16 13 (0.49%) Xamarin
17 11 (0.41%) Cloudera
17 11 (0.41%) Guidewire