Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 15 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 4,224 3,836 4,790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.33% 12.78% 12.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.75% 24.39% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,701 3,369 4,303
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 18,568 15,725 20,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.59% 52.40% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16,166 13,702 17,932
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £64,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018. 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 2,036 £55,000 +10.00% 257
Berkshire -1 1,009 £57,500 +15.00% 134
Hampshire -3 810 £45,000 - 100
Surrey +4 760 £50,500 +1.00% 96
Oxfordshire +1 644 £53,500 +1.90% 81
Buckinghamshire 0 402 £52,500 +11.70% 42
East Sussex +4 311 £45,000 - 41
West Sussex +1 263 £50,000 - 30
Kent -32 46 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Middlesex +3 28 £110,000 +175.00% 3
Sussex -25 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Home Counties - 6 £35,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 1,989 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,531 (36.25%) JavaScript
3 1,231 (29.14%) SQL
4 1,155 (27.34%) Spring
5 1,016 (24.05%) Degree
6 993 (23.51%) HTML
7 989 (23.41%) Python
7 989 (23.41%) Software Engineering
8 919 (21.76%) Linux
9 904 (21.40%) Web Services
10 796 (18.84%) TDD
11 787 (18.63%) CSS
12 776 (18.37%) C#
13 731 (17.31%) AngularJS
14 705 (16.69%) C++
15 692 (16.38%) Scrum
16 645 (15.27%) Computer Science
17 589 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
18 575 (13.61%) Jenkins
19 567 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
20 549 (13.00%) J2EE
21 543 (12.86%) Test Automation
22 542 (12.83%) Oracle
23 532 (12.59%) OO
24 519 (12.29%) Hibernate
25 517 (12.24%) Git (software)
26 493 (11.67%) Finance
27 482 (11.41%) REST
28 448 (10.61%) DevOps
29 433 (10.25%) Selenium

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
1 259 (6.13%) Tomcat
2 199 (4.71%) JBoss
3 189 (4.47%) Apache
4 131 (3.10%) Confluence
5 109 (2.58%) Apache Spark
6 92 (2.18%) WebLogic
7 82 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
7 82 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 64 (1.52%) Apache Solr
9 56 (1.33%) WebSphere
10 45 (1.07%) SAS
11 44 (1.04%) CMS
12 43 (1.02%) OpenStack
13 32 (0.76%) nginx
13 32 (0.76%) SharePoint
14 30 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
15 27 (0.64%) Liferay
16 23 (0.54%) Apache Pig
16 23 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
16 23 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 38 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 37 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.12%) GNU Octave
7 5 (0.12%) SPSS
8 4 (0.095%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.047%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.047%) Blender
9 2 (0.047%) HipChat
9 2 (0.047%) Simulink
10 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
2 28 (0.66%) BusinessWare
3 24 (0.57%) SAP ERP
4 11 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (0.19%) Infor M3
6 8 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.095%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.095%) Hyperion Planning
9 4 (0.095%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.095%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.071%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.024%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 589 (13.94%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (4.64%) SaaS
3 191 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 126 (2.98%) GitHub
5 52 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 45 (1.07%) PaaS
7 42 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 35 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (0.71%) OpenShift
10 23 (0.54%) IaaS
11 18 (0.43%) Force.com
12 16 (0.38%) Serverless
13 15 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 12 (0.28%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (0.26%) Sage Pay
16 10 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
17 9 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 9 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (3.50%) Internet
2 130 (3.08%) HTTP
3 64 (1.52%) FTP
4 55 (1.30%) SSL
5 53 (1.25%) DNS
6 51 (1.21%) TCP/IP
7 32 (0.76%) Firewall
8 27 (0.64%) AMQP
9 20 (0.47%) Network Security
10 18 (0.43%) VPN
11 14 (0.33%) DHCP
11 14 (0.33%) SSH
11 14 (0.33%) Wireshark
12 13 (0.31%) WAN
13 11 (0.26%) SMTP
13 11 (0.26%) SNMP
14 10 (0.24%) SMS
15 9 (0.21%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (0.21%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (9.33%) MySQL
2 390 (9.23%) Big Data
3 382 (9.04%) SQL Server
4 331 (7.84%) NoSQL
5 258 (6.11%) Relational Database
6 237 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
7 229 (5.42%) Hadoop
8 190 (4.50%) MongoDB
9 134 (3.17%) Oracle Database
10 108 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 101 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
12 86 (2.04%) Apache Hive
13 67 (1.59%) HBase
14 62 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
15 47 (1.11%) MariaDB
16 44 (1.04%) DB2
17 38 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 38 (0.90%) Impala
17 38 (0.90%) Redis
18 31 (0.73%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 575 (13.61%) Jenkins
2 517 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 433 (10.25%) Selenium
4 329 (7.79%) Maven
5 290 (6.87%) JIRA
6 247 (5.85%) JUnit
7 205 (4.85%) Subversion
8 201 (4.76%) Eclipse
9 176 (4.17%) Cucumber
10 158 (3.74%) WebDriver
11 102 (2.41%) Gradle
12 88 (2.08%) IntelliJ
12 88 (2.08%) JMeter
12 88 (2.08%) SoapUI
13 80 (1.89%) Ant
14 57 (1.35%) TeamCity
15 53 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
16 46 (1.09%) Visual Studio
17 43 (1.02%) Bitbucket
18 40 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 493 (11.67%) Finance
2 169 (4.00%) Retail
3 110 (2.60%) Banking
4 92 (2.18%) Marketing
5 82 (1.94%) Advertising
6 77 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 61 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 51 (1.21%) Games
9 40 (0.95%) Electronics
10 37 (0.88%) Publishing
11 33 (0.78%) Automotive
12 25 (0.59%) Law
13 23 (0.54%) German Language
14 20 (0.47%) Billing
15 19 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.40%) French Language
17 15 (0.36%) Back Office
18 10 (0.24%) Front Office
18 10 (0.24%) Investment Banking
19 9 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,304 (54.55%) Developer
2 1,517 (35.91%) Java Developer
3 491 (11.62%) Senior Developer
4 449 (10.63%) Software Engineer
5 389 (9.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 342 (8.10%) Java Engineer
7 328 (7.77%) Software Developer
8 273 (6.46%) Analyst
9 251 (5.94%) Graduate
10 202 (4.78%) Architect
11 196 (4.64%) Java Software Engineer
12 153 (3.62%) Junior
13 150 (3.55%) Graduate Developer
14 140 (3.31%) Lead Developer
15 130 (3.08%) Java Software Developer
15 130 (3.08%) Test Engineer
16 118 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
17 113 (2.68%) Junior Developer
18 112 (2.65%) Tester
19 110 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,155 (27.34%) Spring
2 993 (23.51%) HTML
3 904 (21.40%) Web Services
4 787 (18.63%) CSS
5 731 (17.31%) AngularJS
6 549 (13.00%) J2EE
7 519 (12.29%) Hibernate
8 482 (11.41%) REST
9 405 (9.59%) .NET
10 398 (9.42%) RESTful
11 366 (8.66%) XML
12 300 (7.10%) Java EE
13 274 (6.49%) React
14 255 (6.04%) Node.js
15 248 (5.87%) SOAP
16 242 (5.73%) jQuery
17 219 (5.18%) Spring Boot
18 202 (4.78%) JSON
19 184 (4.36%) HTML5
20 168 (3.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 645 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 229 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
3 227 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 198 (4.69%) User Experience
5 182 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
6 174 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
7 164 (3.88%) Mobile App
8 110 (2.60%) Fintech
9 94 (2.23%) Algorithms
10 41 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 40 (0.95%) Data Structures
12 35 (0.83%) Management Information System
13 31 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 29 (0.69%) Data Centre
14 29 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
15 26 (0.62%) Public Cloud
16 23 (0.54%) Virtual Team
17 20 (0.47%) EMV
18 17 (0.40%) Blog
18 17 (0.40%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 919 (21.76%) Linux
2 375 (8.88%) Windows
3 296 (7.01%) Unix
4 131 (3.10%) Android
5 79 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 61 (1.44%) AIX
7 59 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 34 (0.80%) Ubuntu
10 31 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 27 (0.64%) Debian
12 26 (0.62%) CentOS
13 21 (0.50%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.43%) Solaris
15 11 (0.26%) zOS
16 4 (0.095%) HPUX
16 4 (0.095%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
17 3 (0.071%) VxWorks
18 2 (0.047%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,989 (47.09%) Agile Software Development
2 989 (23.41%) Software Engineering
3 796 (18.84%) TDD
4 692 (16.38%) Scrum
5 567 (13.42%) Continuous Integration
6 543 (12.86%) Test Automation
7 532 (12.59%) OO
8 448 (10.61%) DevOps
9 421 (9.97%) Microservices
10 416 (9.85%) Problem-Solving
11 363 (8.59%) SDLC
12 346 (8.19%) Mentoring
13 308 (7.29%) Unit Testing
14 307 (7.27%) Machine Learning
15 301 (7.13%) BDD
16 300 (7.10%) MVC
17 268 (6.34%) Open Source
18 230 (5.45%) Web Development
19 222 (5.26%) SOA
20 218 (5.16%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,531 (36.25%) JavaScript
2 1,231 (29.14%) SQL
3 989 (23.41%) Python
4 776 (18.37%) C#
5 705 (16.69%) C++
6 393 (9.30%) Java 8
7 351 (8.31%) PHP
8 293 (6.94%) Scala
9 282 (6.68%) C
10 249 (5.89%) Ruby
11 169 (4.00%) Perl
12 149 (3.53%) Go
13 108 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 103 (2.44%) R
15 97 (2.30%) Shell Script
16 84 (1.99%) PL/SQL
17 75 (1.78%) T-SQL
18 62 (1.47%) PowerShell
19 52 (1.23%) TypeScript
20 47 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,016 (24.05%) Degree
2 320 (7.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 153 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 131 (3.10%) PhD
5 74 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 61 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 61 (1.44%) Master's Degree
7 42 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 35 (0.83%) ISEB
9 33 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
10 32 (0.76%) RHCE
11 29 (0.69%) RHCSA
12 28 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (0.24%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.21%) CISSP
15 7 (0.17%) AWS Certification
16 6 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 6 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
17 4 (0.095%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 4 (0.095%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (7.22%) QA
2 42 (0.99%) GDPR
3 24 (0.57%) SLA
4 15 (0.36%) PSD2
5 14 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.21%) PA-DSS
7 9 (0.21%) PMO
8 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.071%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.047%) HL7
10 2 (0.047%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.047%) WCAG
11 1 (0.024%) GCP
11 1 (0.024%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.024%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 341 (8.07%) Docker
2 62 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.23%) HDFS
4 39 (0.92%) Apache Flume
5 32 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 22 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.38%) VirtualBox
8 15 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 11 (0.26%) vSphere
10 8 (0.19%) KVM
11 4 (0.095%) NFS
12 3 (0.071%) Firmware
12 3 (0.071%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.071%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.071%) Xen
13 2 (0.047%) ACF2
13 2 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.047%) RACF
13 2 (0.047%) Samba
13 2 (0.047%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 175 (4.14%) Puppet
2 144 (3.41%) Ansible
3 143 (3.39%) Kubernetes
4 124 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (1.35%) Terraform
6 30 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
7 23 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
8 18 (0.43%) logstash
9 13 (0.31%) Rancher
10 12 (0.28%) Salt
11 11 (0.26%) HP ALM
12 10 (0.24%) Nagios
12 10 (0.24%) Oozie
12 10 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 10 (0.24%) Packer
13 8 (0.19%) WebInspect
14 7 (0.17%) CFEngine
14 7 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.17%) Kibana
14 7 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 542 (12.83%) Oracle
2 206 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 128 (3.03%) SAP
4 96 (2.27%) VMware
5 84 (1.99%) Google
6 74 (1.75%) IBM
7 70 (1.66%) Red Hat
8 68 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (1.52%) webMethods
10 50 (1.18%) Dynatrace
11 49 (1.16%) Adobe
12 46 (1.09%) Sophos
13 45 (1.07%) Capita
13 45 (1.07%) Cloudera
14 42 (0.99%) Splunk
15 39 (0.92%) Ab Initio
16 36 (0.85%) Sun
17 34 (0.80%) Atlassian
18 33 (0.78%) HP
19 30 (0.71%) hybris