Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
England > South East
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 16 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,905 1,382 3,469
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 11.56% 11.66% 13.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.01% 20.68% 24.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,199 1,173 2,935
10th Percentile £36,750 £34,400 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +8.70%

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 9,068 6,682 14,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.05% 56.36% 54.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6,799 5,719 12,338
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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
Hampshire +6 723 £57,500 +4.55% 48
Thames Valley -8 648 £57,500 -4.17% 141
Berkshire -6 402 £60,000 +9.09% 68
Surrey +4 313 £64,000 +4.49% 47
Oxfordshire 0 166 £52,500 -12.50% 31
East Sussex +11 120 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Buckinghamshire -31 80 £62,500 - 42
West Sussex -28 53 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Kent -42 18 £46,250 -7.50% 10
Home Counties -7 6 £95,000 +35.71%
Sussex - 3 £57,000 -
Java
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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.

1 957 (50.24%) Agile Software Development
2 633 (33.23%) Spring
3 625 (32.81%) Software Engineering
4 601 (31.55%) JavaScript
5 594 (31.18%) Degree
6 587 (30.81%) Microservices
7 568 (29.82%) AWS
8 551 (28.92%) Computer Science
9 538 (28.24%) Python
10 515 (27.03%) Linux
11 511 (26.82%) Finance
12 495 (25.98%) DevOps
13 475 (24.93%) Git (software)
14 471 (24.72%) Jenkins
15 452 (23.73%) AngularJS
16 418 (21.94%) React
17 407 (21.36%) CSS
18 394 (20.68%) Full Stack Development
19 378 (19.84%) Node.js
20 372 (19.53%) Scrum
21 364 (19.11%) SQL
22 362 (19.00%) TDD
23 360 (18.90%) Ansible
24 358 (18.79%) Banking
25 357 (18.74%) Kafka
26 336 (17.64%) Docker
27 321 (16.85%) RESTful
28 316 (16.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
29 312 (16.38%) Unix
30 311 (16.33%) Law

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
1 256 (13.44%) Apache Spark
2 203 (10.66%) Apache
2 203 (10.66%) GemFire
3 76 (3.99%) Elasticsearch
4 75 (3.94%) Tomcat
5 74 (3.88%) Cloud Foundry
6 45 (2.36%) Confluence
7 23 (1.21%) JBoss
8 22 (1.15%) Apache Solr
9 21 (1.10%) SharePoint
10 17 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 16 (0.84%) CMS
12 15 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 13 (0.68%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.47%) IIS
14 9 (0.47%) Liferay
14 9 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.31%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.10%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.10%) Figma
5 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.10%) Sketch
6 1 (0.052%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.21%) Shopify
4 3 (0.16%) SAP GTS
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.052%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.052%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.052%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.052%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.052%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.052%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 568 (29.82%) AWS
2 293 (15.38%) Azure
2 293 (15.38%) GitHub
3 163 (8.56%) Amazon Kinesis
4 161 (8.45%) GCP
5 102 (5.35%) SaaS
6 59 (3.10%) Serverless
7 57 (2.99%) PaaS
8 50 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
9 45 (2.36%) OpenShift
10 31 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
12 20 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (0.94%) Power Platform
14 17 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (0.84%) Google Play
16 14 (0.73%) IaaS
17 13 (0.68%) Apigee
18 12 (0.63%) Snowflake
19 11 (0.58%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.41%) HTTP
2 35 (1.84%) Internet
3 29 (1.52%) Calico
4 25 (1.31%) DNS
5 23 (1.21%) SSH
6 17 (0.89%) VPN
7 14 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 13 (0.68%) Firewall
9 12 (0.63%) FTP
10 9 (0.47%) Network Security
11 7 (0.37%) LAN
11 7 (0.37%) WAN
12 6 (0.31%) 3G
12 6 (0.31%) 4G
12 6 (0.31%) 5G
12 6 (0.31%) SAN
12 6 (0.31%) Wireless
12 6 (0.31%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.21%) SSL
14 3 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (13.86%) Relational Database
2 254 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 250 (13.12%) Big Data
4 247 (12.97%) PostgreSQL
5 226 (11.86%) MariaDB
6 213 (11.18%) HBase
7 195 (10.24%) Redis
8 130 (6.82%) SQL Server
9 101 (5.30%) Hadoop
10 100 (5.25%) MySQL
11 61 (3.20%) MongoDB
12 52 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 41 (2.15%) Oracle Database
14 26 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (1.05%) Data Lake
16 16 (0.84%) Power BI
17 15 (0.79%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (0.73%) Neo4j
19 12 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 475 (24.93%) Git (software)
2 471 (24.72%) Jenkins
3 287 (15.07%) Cucumber
4 246 (12.91%) Gradle
5 230 (12.07%) JUnit
6 224 (11.76%) Protractor
7 213 (11.18%) Cypress.io
8 211 (11.08%) Sonatype Nexus
9 200 (10.50%) IntelliJ
10 193 (10.13%) Storybook
11 183 (9.61%) Eclipse
12 172 (9.03%) Mockito
13 144 (7.56%) JIRA
14 132 (6.93%) Selenium
15 120 (6.30%) Artifactory
16 98 (5.14%) Maven
17 85 (4.46%) SonarQube
18 57 (2.99%) Bitbucket
19 42 (2.20%) GitLab
20 33 (1.73%) Subversion
General
1 511 (26.82%) Finance
2 358 (18.79%) Banking
3 316 (16.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 311 (16.33%) Law
5 302 (15.85%) Social Skills
6 92 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
7 64 (3.36%) Presentation Skills
8 48 (2.52%) Marketing
9 45 (2.36%) Retail
10 42 (2.20%) Telecoms
11 40 (2.10%) Public Sector
12 25 (1.31%) Games
13 23 (1.21%) Automotive
14 22 (1.15%) Back Office
15 20 (1.05%) Electronics
15 20 (1.05%) Military
16 17 (0.89%) Manufacturing
17 14 (0.73%) Influencing Skills
18 13 (0.68%) Legal
19 11 (0.58%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 891 (46.77%) Developer
2 463 (24.30%) Java Developer
3 345 (18.11%) Software Engineer
4 163 (8.56%) Software Developer
5 161 (8.45%) Senior Developer
6 152 (7.98%) Architect
7 137 (7.19%) Java Engineer
8 129 (6.77%) Principal Engineer
9 114 (5.98%) Principal Software Engineer
10 111 (5.83%) Lead Developer
11 104 (5.46%) Senior Java Developer
12 97 (5.09%) Senior Software Engineer
13 77 (4.04%) Java Software Engineer
14 72 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
15 68 (3.57%) Junior
16 64 (3.36%) Tester
17 58 (3.04%) Lead Software Engineer
18 54 (2.83%) Android Developer
19 52 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
20 49 (2.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 633 (33.23%) Spring
2 452 (23.73%) AngularJS
3 418 (21.94%) React
4 407 (21.36%) CSS
5 378 (19.84%) Node.js
6 357 (18.74%) Kafka
7 321 (16.85%) RESTful
8 310 (16.27%) REST
9 283 (14.86%) HTML
10 262 (13.75%) RabbitMQ
11 248 (13.02%) Web Services
12 233 (12.23%) Spring Boot
13 228 (11.97%) JSON
14 222 (11.65%) Redux
15 207 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 198 (10.39%) WireMock
17 197 (10.34%) Express
18 193 (10.13%) Tailwind CSS
19 168 (8.82%) Spark Streaming
20 165 (8.66%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 190 (9.97%) User Experience
2 183 (9.61%) Linux Command Line
3 135 (7.09%) Self-Motivation
4 103 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 65 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
6 50 (2.62%) Algorithms
7 48 (2.52%) Data Structures
8 39 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.26%) NHS
11 20 (1.05%) Cloud Native
12 19 (1.00%) iPhone
13 18 (0.94%) Clustering
14 16 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
15 15 (0.79%) Data Centre
15 15 (0.79%) iPad
16 14 (0.73%) Life Science
16 14 (0.73%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.63%) Cybercrime
17 12 (0.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 515 (27.03%) Linux
2 312 (16.38%) Unix
3 178 (9.34%) Android
4 170 (8.92%) Windows
5 110 (5.77%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (1.84%) Ubuntu
8 22 (1.15%) Windows Server
9 17 (0.89%) CentOS
9 17 (0.89%) Debian
10 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
11 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.16%) AIX
15 2 (0.10%) HPUX
15 2 (0.10%) OpenVMS
15 2 (0.10%) Solaris
16 1 (0.052%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 957 (50.24%) Agile Software Development
2 625 (32.81%) Software Engineering
3 587 (30.81%) Microservices
4 551 (28.92%) Computer Science
5 495 (25.98%) DevOps
6 394 (20.68%) Full Stack Development
7 372 (19.53%) Scrum
8 362 (19.00%) TDD
9 303 (15.91%) OO
10 300 (15.75%) Digital Banking
11 268 (14.07%) BDD
12 243 (12.76%) Test Automation
13 235 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
14 227 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
15 222 (11.65%) Software Testing
16 193 (10.13%) Cross-Browser Testing
17 190 (9.97%) Fintech
18 188 (9.87%) Multithreading
19 186 (9.76%) High Availability
20 183 (9.61%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 601 (31.55%) JavaScript
2 538 (28.24%) Python
3 364 (19.11%) SQL
4 253 (13.28%) C#
5 211 (11.08%) Groovy
5 211 (11.08%) Shell Script
6 185 (9.71%) C++
7 118 (6.19%) TypeScript
8 116 (6.09%) Java 8
9 96 (5.04%) Bash Shell
10 94 (4.93%) C
11 87 (4.57%) Go
12 85 (4.46%) Kotlin
13 77 (4.04%) PHP
14 61 (3.20%) Objective-C
15 52 (2.73%) Ruby
16 50 (2.62%) Apple Swift
17 44 (2.31%) Scala
18 35 (1.84%) Java 11
19 25 (1.31%) ES6
Qualifications
1 594 (31.18%) Degree
2 207 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 199 (10.45%) Oracle Certification
4 198 (10.39%) OCP
5 100 (5.25%) Security Cleared
6 79 (4.15%) SC Cleared
7 29 (1.52%) PhD
8 20 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
9 19 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 19 (1.00%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
11 13 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.63%) AWS Certification
12 12 (0.63%) ISEB
13 10 (0.52%) HND
13 10 (0.52%) Master's Degree
14 9 (0.47%) CISSP
15 7 (0.37%) CIW
15 7 (0.37%) OCA
16 5 (0.26%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.25%) QA
2 53 (2.78%) SLA
3 13 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.42%) Accessibility
5 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.31%) PA-DSS
6 6 (0.31%) PMO
7 5 (0.26%) Def Stans
7 5 (0.26%) SOC 2
8 3 (0.16%) GDPR
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.10%) COBIT
9 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.10%) HL7
9 2 (0.10%) NIST
10 1 (0.052%) DICOM
10 1 (0.052%) GRC
10 1 (0.052%) IEC 61131
10 1 (0.052%) WCAG
System Software
1 336 (17.64%) Docker
2 169 (8.87%) HDFS
3 150 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.84%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.68%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.37%) Firmware
10 6 (0.31%) vSphere
11 1 (0.052%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.052%) NFS
11 1 (0.052%) Postfix
11 1 (0.052%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 360 (18.90%) Ansible
2 280 (14.70%) Kubernetes
3 165 (8.66%) Terraform
4 132 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (2.99%) Puppet
6 32 (1.68%) Grafana
6 32 (1.68%) Kibana
7 8 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.42%) vRealize
8 6 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.31%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.26%) Prometheus
10 4 (0.21%) Argo
10 4 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.21%) FlexNet
10 4 (0.21%) logstash
10 4 (0.21%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.10%) Kubeflow
12 1 (0.052%) linkerd
Vendors
1 209 (10.97%) VMware
2 192 (10.08%) Okta
3 170 (8.92%) Oracle
4 92 (4.83%) Microsoft
5 64 (3.36%) Google
6 34 (1.78%) Red Hat
7 33 (1.73%) IBM
8 27 (1.42%) SAP
9 25 (1.31%) Apple
10 19 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (0.94%) PayPal
12 15 (0.79%) Xamarin
13 14 (0.73%) Atlassian
14 12 (0.63%) ANSYS
14 12 (0.63%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.47%) Splunk
16 8 (0.42%) Nintex
17 6 (0.31%) MuleSoft
17 6 (0.31%) NetMotion Wireless
17 6 (0.31%) Solace