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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 20 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 2,269 1,798 1,643
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.97% 11.35% 11.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.79% 20.55% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,072 1,214 1,385
10th Percentile £36,775 £36,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.96% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,150
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

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 10,916 8,751 7,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.99% 55.24% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6,458 6,647 6,703
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -9 754 £65,000 +13.04% 85
Hampshire -11 565 £60,000 +9.09% 35
Surrey -7 471 £60,000 -4.00% 37
Berkshire -4 406 £70,000 +16.67% 42
Oxfordshire -11 220 £57,500 +9.52% 21
Kent +31 155 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East Sussex +4 155 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Buckinghamshire -2 139 £57,500 -8.00% 22
West Sussex +14 98 £54,300 +8.60% 8
Middlesex - 33 £80,000 - 2
Sussex -2 9 £59,000 +3.51%
Home Counties -4 5 £87,500 -12.50%
Java
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 1,146 (50.51%) Agile
2 958 (42.22%) Software Engineering
3 939 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 765 (33.72%) AWS
5 764 (33.67%) Python
6 632 (27.85%) Docker
7 594 (26.18%) Finance
7 594 (26.18%) CI/CD
8 590 (26.00%) SQL
9 560 (24.68%) C#
10 559 (24.64%) Git (software)
11 537 (23.67%) DevOps
12 522 (23.01%) Azure
13 515 (22.70%) Test Automation
14 500 (22.04%) HTML
15 488 (21.51%) Computer Science
16 487 (21.46%) Social Skills
17 469 (20.67%) Kubernetes
18 465 (20.49%) CSS
19 456 (20.10%) Degree
20 439 (19.35%) Microservices
21 432 (19.04%) React
22 430 (18.95%) .NET
23 418 (18.42%) Linux
24 396 (17.45%) C++
25 394 (17.36%) TDD
26 392 (17.28%) AngularJS
27 387 (17.06%) Node.js
28 376 (16.57%) Spring
29 367 (16.17%) Jenkins

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 85 (3.75%) Apache
2 75 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 57 (2.51%) Apache Solr
4 56 (2.47%) Confluence
5 47 (2.07%) GemFire
6 32 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 21 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
7 21 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
8 19 (0.84%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.53%) CMS
9 12 (0.53%) JBoss
9 12 (0.53%) nginx
10 9 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.31%) ArcGIS
12 7 (0.31%) WildFly
13 6 (0.26%) Jetty
14 4 (0.18%) Mule
14 4 (0.18%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.31%) Sketch
4 5 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.13%) Simulink
6 1 (0.044%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.044%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.044%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.40%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.088%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.044%) Magento
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.044%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.044%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 765 (33.72%) AWS
2 522 (23.01%) Azure
3 261 (11.50%) Serverless
4 243 (10.71%) GCP
5 208 (9.17%) GitHub
6 176 (7.76%) OpenShift
7 104 (4.58%) SaaS
8 87 (3.83%) Azure DevOps
9 74 (3.26%) AWS Lambda
10 66 (2.91%) GitHub Actions
11 63 (2.78%) PaaS
12 61 (2.69%) Cloud Functions
13 58 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
14 53 (2.34%) Azure AKS
14 53 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
15 47 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
16 38 (1.67%) Power Platform
17 36 (1.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 35 (1.54%) Amazon Kinesis
18 35 (1.54%) Azure Monitor
Communications & Networking
1 195 (8.59%) HTTP
2 130 (5.73%) SSL
3 100 (4.41%) Internet
4 37 (1.63%) MQTT
5 36 (1.59%) SNA
6 32 (1.41%) Kerberos
7 28 (1.23%) VoIP
8 23 (1.01%) AMQP
9 22 (0.97%) Wireless
10 17 (0.75%) Cisco IPT
10 17 (0.75%) DNS
11 16 (0.71%) PPP
12 12 (0.53%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.48%) Calico
14 8 (0.35%) 5G
14 8 (0.35%) TCP/IP
15 6 (0.26%) Firewall
15 6 (0.26%) FTP
16 5 (0.22%) 3GPP
16 5 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (13.71%) NoSQL
2 288 (12.69%) PostgreSQL
3 162 (7.14%) Big Data
4 157 (6.92%) Relational Database
5 147 (6.48%) MySQL
6 142 (6.26%) MongoDB
7 99 (4.36%) SQL Server
8 73 (3.22%) Redis
9 72 (3.17%) Hadoop
10 68 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 61 (2.69%) Data Lake
12 53 (2.34%) HBase
13 44 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
14 38 (1.67%) Flink
14 38 (1.67%) Power BI
15 36 (1.59%) DynamoDB
16 31 (1.37%) RDBMS
17 27 (1.19%) BigQuery
18 26 (1.15%) Cloud Spanner
19 24 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 559 (24.64%) Git (software)
2 367 (16.17%) Jenkins
3 233 (10.27%) JIRA
4 172 (7.58%) Maven
5 138 (6.08%) Cucumber
6 130 (5.73%) Selenium
7 127 (5.60%) Gradle
8 121 (5.33%) JUnit
9 87 (3.83%) Bitbucket
10 65 (2.86%) JMeter
11 58 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
12 56 (2.47%) GitLab
13 49 (2.16%) Mockito
14 37 (1.63%) Ant
14 37 (1.63%) Eclipse
14 37 (1.63%) Subversion
15 36 (1.59%) SpecFlow
16 32 (1.41%) Android Studio
17 31 (1.37%) Postman
18 27 (1.19%) Artifactory
General
1 594 (26.18%) Finance
2 487 (21.46%) Social Skills
3 297 (13.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 191 (8.42%) Marketing
5 190 (8.37%) Law
6 162 (7.14%) Banking
7 136 (5.99%) Manufacturing
8 99 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (3.61%) Retail
10 76 (3.35%) Telecoms
11 72 (3.17%) Financial Institution
12 60 (2.64%) Legal
13 59 (2.60%) Games
14 46 (2.03%) Public Sector
15 35 (1.54%) Advertising
16 30 (1.32%) Electronics
17 23 (1.01%) Aerospace
18 20 (0.88%) Aviation
19 19 (0.84%) Fire and Rescue
20 18 (0.79%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 752 (33.14%) Developer
2 588 (25.91%) Software Engineer
3 355 (15.65%) Java Developer
4 197 (8.68%) Senior Developer
5 187 (8.24%) Java Engineer
6 175 (7.71%) Software Developer
7 133 (5.86%) Senior Java Developer
8 115 (5.07%) Principal Engineer
9 93 (4.10%) Architect
9 93 (4.10%) Data Engineer
10 92 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
11 90 (3.97%) Senior Software Engineer
12 87 (3.83%) Senior Java Engineer
13 85 (3.75%) Graduate
14 84 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
15 83 (3.66%) Analyst
16 62 (2.73%) Java Software Developer
17 56 (2.47%) Android Developer
17 56 (2.47%) Security Engineer
18 54 (2.38%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (22.04%) HTML
2 465 (20.49%) CSS
3 432 (19.04%) React
4 430 (18.95%) .NET
5 392 (17.28%) AngularJS
6 387 (17.06%) Node.js
7 376 (16.57%) Spring
8 276 (12.16%) Kafka
9 232 (10.22%) RESTful
10 210 (9.26%) REST
11 198 (8.73%) HTML5
12 196 (8.64%) Web Services
13 195 (8.59%) Spring Boot
14 179 (7.89%) ASP.NET
15 162 (7.14%) JSON
16 161 (7.10%) CSS3
17 129 (5.69%) Ruby on Rails
18 126 (5.55%) Angular 2
19 118 (5.20%) Vue.js
20 89 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 223 (9.83%) Data Structures
2 176 (7.76%) Algorithms
3 157 (6.92%) User Experience
4 140 (6.17%) Mobile App
5 115 (5.07%) Cloud Native
6 109 (4.80%) Cyberattack
7 108 (4.76%) Life Science
8 95 (4.19%) Cyber Defence
9 87 (3.83%) Public Cloud
10 76 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
11 71 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
12 67 (2.95%) Social Media
13 64 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
14 52 (2.29%) Social Network
15 39 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
16 36 (1.59%) Management Information System
17 33 (1.45%) Legacy Applications
17 33 (1.45%) Virtual Team
18 30 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
18 30 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 418 (18.42%) Linux
2 179 (7.89%) Android
3 150 (6.61%) Unix
4 128 (5.64%) Windows
5 122 (5.38%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
7 22 (0.97%) Ubuntu
8 21 (0.93%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.48%) Debian
9 11 (0.48%) VMS
10 8 (0.35%) OpenVMS
10 8 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.31%) CentOS
12 6 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.18%) zOS
14 3 (0.13%) AIX
14 3 (0.13%) SUSE
14 3 (0.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,146 (50.51%) Agile
2 958 (42.22%) Software Engineering
3 594 (26.18%) CI/CD
4 537 (23.67%) DevOps
5 515 (22.70%) Test Automation
6 488 (21.51%) Computer Science
7 439 (19.35%) Microservices
8 394 (17.36%) TDD
9 346 (15.25%) Full Stack Development
10 327 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
11 316 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
12 305 (13.44%) Scrum
13 273 (12.03%) Mentoring
14 253 (11.15%) Software Testing
15 240 (10.58%) OO
16 231 (10.18%) MVC
17 203 (8.95%) Coaching
18 198 (8.73%) Risk Management
19 193 (8.51%) Web Development
20 184 (8.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 939 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 764 (33.67%) Python
3 590 (26.00%) SQL
4 560 (24.68%) C#
5 396 (17.45%) C++
6 270 (11.90%) Go
7 244 (10.75%) C
8 242 (10.67%) Ruby
9 172 (7.58%) TypeScript
10 152 (6.70%) Kotlin
11 130 (5.73%) Scala
12 121 (5.33%) PowerShell
13 116 (5.11%) Shell Script
14 102 (4.50%) PHP
15 99 (4.36%) Groovy
16 92 (4.05%) Bash
17 85 (3.75%) Objective-C
18 77 (3.39%) Perl
19 38 (1.67%) Rust
20 30 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 456 (20.10%) Degree
2 230 (10.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 154 (6.79%) Security Cleared
4 74 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 70 (3.09%) OCP
5 70 (3.09%) Oracle Certification
6 59 (2.60%) Master's Degree
7 50 (2.20%) PhD
8 49 (2.16%) CIW
8 49 (2.16%) OCA
9 21 (0.93%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 17 (0.75%) CISSP
11 17 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 16 (0.71%) AWS Certification
13 12 (0.53%) ISEB
14 11 (0.48%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (9.96%) QA
2 78 (3.44%) Accessibility
3 15 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.18%) SLA
5 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.13%) GDPR
5 3 (0.13%) HL7
6 2 (0.088%) PMO
6 2 (0.088%) PSD2
7 1 (0.044%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.044%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.044%) SOC 2
System Software
1 632 (27.85%) Docker
2 58 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
3 45 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.93%) Firmware
5 8 (0.35%) HDFS
6 6 (0.26%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.22%) etcd
8 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.13%) KVM
9 3 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.088%) Ceph
10 2 (0.088%) NFS
10 2 (0.088%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.044%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.044%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 469 (20.67%) Kubernetes
2 182 (8.02%) Ansible
3 83 (3.66%) Terraform
4 79 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (1.45%) Grafana
6 30 (1.32%) Puppet
7 28 (1.23%) Prometheus
8 18 (0.79%) Kibana
9 14 (0.62%) Istio
10 8 (0.35%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.31%) Rundeck
12 6 (0.26%) Control-M
13 5 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.18%) systemd
15 3 (0.13%) MOM
15 3 (0.13%) Nagios
16 2 (0.088%) Hadoop YARN
16 2 (0.088%) Podman
16 2 (0.088%) Rancher
Vendors
1 212 (9.34%) Microsoft
2 179 (7.89%) Oracle
3 175 (7.71%) Google
4 57 (2.51%) Databricks
5 55 (2.42%) VMware
6 50 (2.20%) Palantir
7 36 (1.59%) Twitter
8 33 (1.45%) IBM
9 28 (1.23%) Apple
9 28 (1.23%) Atlassian
10 25 (1.10%) Sony
11 20 (0.88%) SAP
12 18 (0.79%) AppDynamics
12 18 (0.79%) FIS
12 18 (0.79%) New Relic
12 18 (0.79%) Red Hat
13 16 (0.71%) Dynatrace
14 15 (0.66%) Splunk
15 12 (0.53%) LexisNexis
15 12 (0.53%) Xamarin