Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 3935 4095 4729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.65% 11.64% 11.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.47% 22.43% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3397 3653 4306
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year - +7.84% +2.00%

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 16082 18259 21012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.78% 51.91% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13979 16136 18220
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,225
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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 +10 2032 £52,500 +5.00% 133
Berkshire +10 999 £52,500 +5.00% 65
Surrey -1 682 £50,000 - 32
Oxfordshire +3 600 £57,500 +6.98% 52
Hampshire +2 564 £47,000 +4.44% 31
Buckinghamshire +13 443 £47,000 +4.44% 16
East Sussex +9 273 £47,500 +5.56% 8
West Sussex -4 256 £47,500 - 14
Kent +7 63 £40,000 - 2
Middlesex -8 21 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Sussex - 17 £70,000 -
M4 Corridor 0 11 - -
Home Counties +8 4 £60,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1845 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1241 (31.54%) SQL
3 1234 (31.36%) JavaScript
4 986 (25.06%) Python
5 934 (23.74%) HTML
6 933 (23.71%) Linux
7 877 (22.29%) Spring
8 831 (21.12%) C#
9 793 (20.15%) CSS
10 783 (19.90%) Degree
11 767 (19.49%) Software Engineering
12 752 (19.11%) Web Services
13 720 (18.30%) C++
14 677 (17.20%) Scrum
15 636 (16.16%) TDD
16 613 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
17 608 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
18 572 (14.54%) Test Automation
19 559 (14.21%) Finance
20 558 (14.18%) .NET
21 535 (13.60%) Computer Science
22 527 (13.39%) Oracle
23 523 (13.29%) Git (software)
24 506 (12.86%) Windows
25 485 (12.33%) AngularJS
26 439 (11.16%) Jenkins
27 436 (11.08%) DevOps
28 434 (11.03%) XML
29 430 (10.93%) MySQL
30 429 (10.90%) OO

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
1 219 (5.57%) Tomcat
2 192 (4.88%) Apache
3 168 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
4 164 (4.17%) Apache Spark
5 148 (3.76%) JBoss
6 101 (2.57%) WebLogic
7 87 (2.21%) Confluence
8 57 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 56 (1.42%) Apache Solr
10 53 (1.35%) WebSphere
11 36 (0.91%) SharePoint
12 34 (0.86%) IIS
13 30 (0.76%) OpenStack
14 28 (0.71%) WildFly
15 27 (0.69%) CMS
16 24 (0.61%) Drupal
16 24 (0.61%) nginx
17 19 (0.48%) Apache Pig
18 18 (0.46%) Jetty
19 16 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 71 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 14 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.051%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.051%) Simulink
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.025%) CATIA
8 1 (0.025%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.025%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 31 (0.79%) SAP ERP
2 30 (0.76%) SAP Hybris
3 25 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 20 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 13 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
8 12 (0.30%) Teamcenter
9 11 (0.28%) BusinessWare
9 11 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
10 10 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
10 10 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
11 4 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.10%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 613 (15.58%) Amazon AWS
2 261 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 258 (6.56%) SaaS
4 94 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
5 71 (1.80%) GitHub
6 61 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
7 45 (1.14%) PaaS
8 41 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
9 39 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
10 35 (0.89%) Amazon S3
11 29 (0.74%) IaaS
12 27 (0.69%) OpenShift
13 23 (0.58%) npm
14 21 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
14 21 (0.53%) Firebase
15 15 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 15 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.36%) Force.com
17 11 (0.28%) Route 53
18 10 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 138 (3.51%) Internet
2 83 (2.11%) HTTP
3 70 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 62 (1.58%) Firewall
5 61 (1.55%) DNS
6 46 (1.17%) AMQP
7 45 (1.14%) WAN
8 42 (1.07%) SSL
9 40 (1.02%) FTP
10 37 (0.94%) VPN
11 36 (0.91%) LAN
12 32 (0.81%) Network Security
13 23 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
14 22 (0.56%) Ethernet
14 22 (0.56%) VoIP
15 18 (0.46%) SMTP
15 18 (0.46%) Wireless
16 17 (0.43%) SNMP
17 16 (0.41%) BGP
18 13 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (10.93%) MySQL
2 359 (9.12%) SQL Server
3 322 (8.18%) Relational Database
4 316 (8.03%) NoSQL
5 296 (7.52%) Big Data
6 191 (4.85%) MongoDB
7 169 (4.29%) Hadoop
8 135 (3.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 135 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
9 130 (3.30%) Oracle Database
10 117 (2.97%) RDBMS
11 81 (2.06%) Redis
12 74 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 49 (1.25%) DB2
13 49 (1.25%) HBase
14 47 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
15 44 (1.12%) SQLite
16 42 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
17 35 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
18 34 (0.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 523 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 439 (11.16%) Jenkins
3 371 (9.43%) Maven
4 368 (9.35%) Selenium
5 292 (7.42%) JIRA
6 237 (6.02%) Subversion
7 236 (6.00%) JUnit
8 156 (3.96%) Eclipse
9 154 (3.91%) Cucumber
10 145 (3.68%) WebDriver
11 102 (2.59%) JMeter
12 66 (1.68%) SoapUI
13 65 (1.65%) Visual Studio
14 62 (1.58%) Ant
15 59 (1.50%) Gradle
16 56 (1.42%) IntelliJ
17 49 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
18 48 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
19 43 (1.09%) Mockito
20 41 (1.04%) gulp
General
1 559 (14.21%) Finance
2 256 (6.51%) Telecoms
3 195 (4.96%) Marketing
4 173 (4.40%) Electronics
5 148 (3.76%) Manufacturing
6 130 (3.30%) Retail
7 92 (2.34%) Banking
8 82 (2.08%) Publishing
9 58 (1.47%) Automotive
10 51 (1.30%) Games
11 50 (1.27%) Advertising
12 44 (1.12%) German Language
13 36 (0.91%) Back Office
14 31 (0.79%) Front Office
15 29 (0.74%) Aerospace
16 27 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
17 26 (0.66%) Digital Economy
18 21 (0.53%) Military
19 19 (0.48%) Law
20 18 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1984 (50.42%) Developer
2 1225 (31.13%) Java Developer
3 457 (11.61%) Senior Developer
4 369 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 324 (8.23%) Software Engineer
6 281 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 260 (6.61%) Java Engineer
8 242 (6.15%) Analyst
9 226 (5.74%) Graduate
10 211 (5.36%) Architect
11 175 (4.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 168 (4.27%) Junior
13 158 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
14 145 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
15 128 (3.25%) Junior Developer
16 125 (3.18%) Android Developer
17 122 (3.10%) Java Software Developer
18 118 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
19 115 (2.92%) Test Engineer
20 108 (2.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 934 (23.74%) HTML
2 877 (22.29%) Spring
3 793 (20.15%) CSS
4 752 (19.11%) Web Services
5 558 (14.18%) .NET
6 485 (12.33%) AngularJS
7 434 (11.03%) XML
8 421 (10.70%) REST
9 413 (10.50%) J2EE
10 385 (9.78%) RESTful
11 381 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 338 (8.59%) SOAP
13 276 (7.01%) jQuery
14 255 (6.48%) HTML5
15 249 (6.33%) JSON
16 238 (6.05%) Node.js
17 235 (5.97%) Java EE
18 190 (4.83%) Ajax
19 184 (4.68%) React
20 151 (3.84%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 535 (13.60%) Computer Science
2 274 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
3 190 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
4 184 (4.68%) User Experience
5 157 (3.99%) Mobile App
6 136 (3.46%) Fintech
7 126 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
8 90 (2.29%) Client/Server
9 87 (2.21%) Algorithms
10 54 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 42 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 35 (0.89%) iPad
13 30 (0.76%) Clustering
14 23 (0.58%) Data Centre
15 22 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
16 21 (0.53%) Life Science
16 21 (0.53%) Public Cloud
16 21 (0.53%) SWIFT
17 20 (0.51%) Virtual Team
18 18 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 933 (23.71%) Linux
2 506 (12.86%) Windows
3 335 (8.51%) Unix
4 266 (6.76%) Android
5 135 (3.43%) Apple iOS
6 80 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (1.45%) CentOS
8 43 (1.09%) Ubuntu
9 34 (0.86%) Windows Server
10 32 (0.81%) Debian
11 27 (0.69%) Mac OS
12 21 (0.53%) Solaris
13 20 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 18 (0.46%) zOS
15 17 (0.43%) AIX
16 16 (0.41%) VxWorks
17 10 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
18 9 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
19 7 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1845 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 767 (19.49%) Software Engineering
3 677 (17.20%) Scrum
4 636 (16.16%) TDD
5 608 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
6 572 (14.54%) Test Automation
7 436 (11.08%) DevOps
8 429 (10.90%) OO
9 414 (10.52%) SDLC
10 343 (8.72%) Microservices
11 341 (8.67%) Mentoring
12 303 (7.70%) Web Development
13 262 (6.66%) BDD
14 258 (6.56%) Open Source
15 256 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
16 255 (6.48%) Unit Testing
17 242 (6.15%) E-Commerce
18 238 (6.05%) MVC
19 233 (5.92%) SOA
20 206 (5.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1241 (31.54%) SQL
2 1234 (31.36%) JavaScript
3 986 (25.06%) Python
4 831 (21.12%) C#
5 720 (18.30%) C++
6 411 (10.44%) C
7 388 (9.86%) Ruby
8 330 (8.39%) PHP
9 248 (6.30%) Bash Shell
10 238 (6.05%) Perl
11 233 (5.92%) Scala
12 160 (4.07%) PL/SQL
13 146 (3.71%) Shell Script
14 135 (3.43%) PowerShell
15 105 (2.67%) Go
16 94 (2.39%) Objective-C
17 80 (2.03%) R
18 76 (1.93%) Groovy
19 67 (1.70%) VB.NET
20 51 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 783 (19.90%) Degree
2 279 (7.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 199 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 128 (3.25%) ISTQB
5 98 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 63 (1.60%) PhD
7 51 (1.30%) ISEB
8 38 (0.97%) DV Cleared
9 28 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 28 (0.71%) Master's Degree
10 26 (0.66%) PMI Certification
11 21 (0.53%) PMP
12 13 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.33%) CISSP
12 13 (0.33%) RHCE
13 11 (0.28%) CCNA
14 10 (0.25%) APMG
14 10 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 10 (0.25%) RHCSA
14 10 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (8.13%) QA
2 58 (1.47%) SLA
3 15 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.25%) PMO
5 10 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.13%) GCP
7 3 (0.076%) GDPR
7 3 (0.076%) ISO 22301
7 3 (0.076%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.051%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.051%) HL7
8 2 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.025%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.025%) ARP4761
9 1 (0.025%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.025%) DICOM
9 1 (0.025%) DO-254
9 1 (0.025%) IASME
9 1 (0.025%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 314 (7.98%) Docker
2 47 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.64%) HDFS
4 23 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 18 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.43%) Apache Flume
7 16 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
8 15 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 6 (0.15%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.13%) vSphere
12 3 (0.076%) NFS
12 3 (0.076%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.051%) KVM
13 2 (0.051%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.051%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.051%) Xen
Systems Management
1 192 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 191 (4.85%) Puppet
3 132 (3.35%) Ansible
4 65 (1.65%) Terraform
5 54 (1.37%) Kubernetes
6 43 (1.09%) Packer
7 39 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
8 31 (0.79%) Grafana
9 24 (0.61%) Kibana
9 24 (0.61%) Nagios
9 24 (0.61%) Tivoli
10 23 (0.58%) Salt
11 16 (0.41%) Mesos
11 16 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 15 (0.38%) StatsD
13 11 (0.28%) Data Guard
13 11 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 11 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
14 9 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
15 8 (0.20%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 527 (13.39%) Oracle
2 299 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 227 (5.77%) SAP
4 118 (3.00%) Red Hat
5 104 (2.64%) IBM
6 80 (2.03%) VMware
7 68 (1.73%) Google
8 67 (1.70%) HP
9 60 (1.52%) hybris
10 47 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (0.74%) Cisco
12 28 (0.71%) Splunk
13 27 (0.69%) New Relic
13 27 (0.69%) Sun
14 24 (0.61%) Informatica
15 23 (0.58%) Adobe
16 21 (0.53%) Jaspersoft
16 21 (0.53%) Sophos
17 20 (0.51%) Dynatrace
17 20 (0.51%) Palo Alto