Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 1,979 1,714 2,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 16.04% 12.99% 11.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.53% 27.00% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,718 1,543 1,983
Thames Valley median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,213 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,900 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,893 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.26% +6.29% +2.22%

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,936 6,349 8,763
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 56.22% 48.12% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,977 5,457 7,556
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Java in the Thames Valley

Java
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for Java in the Thames Valley

Java
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in the Thames Valley

Java
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Berkshire +3 947 £55,000 +10.00% 134
Oxfordshire +1 667 £55,000 +10.00% 98
Buckinghamshire +3 379 £50,000 +11.11% 45
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Java.

1 870 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (34.31%) JavaScript
3 587 (29.66%) Python
4 567 (28.65%) SQL
5 563 (28.45%) Spring
6 460 (23.24%) HTML
7 455 (22.99%) Linux
8 440 (22.23%) Degree
9 414 (20.92%) Software Engineering
10 405 (20.46%) C#
11 380 (19.20%) Web Services
12 367 (18.54%) Amazon AWS
13 360 (18.19%) CSS
14 347 (17.53%) C++
15 344 (17.38%) TDD
16 333 (16.83%) Test Automation
17 306 (15.46%) Hibernate
18 303 (15.31%) Computer Science
19 292 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
19 292 (14.75%) Jenkins
20 278 (14.05%) AngularJS
21 275 (13.90%) Scrum
22 273 (13.79%) OO
23 248 (12.53%) Finance
24 239 (12.08%) Selenium
25 230 (11.62%) J2EE
26 219 (11.07%) DevOps
27 218 (11.02%) Git (software)
28 211 (10.66%) Microservices
29 208 (10.51%) MySQL

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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
1 153 (7.73%) Tomcat
2 106 (5.36%) Apache
3 74 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (3.28%) Apache Spark
5 52 (2.63%) Confluence
6 46 (2.32%) JBoss
7 34 (1.72%) Apache Solr
8 30 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 23 (1.16%) Apache Pig
10 21 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 18 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (0.86%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.81%) CMS
14 15 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
15 13 (0.66%) Drupal
16 11 (0.56%) SharePoint
16 11 (0.56%) SugarCRM
17 10 (0.51%) Alfresco
17 10 (0.51%) IIS
17 10 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.10%) Blender
8 1 (0.051%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.051%) HipChat
8 1 (0.051%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 23 (1.16%) BusinessWare
2 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.25%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.25%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.051%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 367 (18.54%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (3.89%) SaaS
4 57 (2.88%) GitHub
5 38 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 37 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
7 26 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 25 (1.26%) OpenShift
9 23 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
10 17 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
11 13 (0.66%) Route 53
11 13 (0.66%) Serverless
12 10 (0.51%) PaaS
12 10 (0.51%) Slack
13 8 (0.40%) Force.com
14 7 (0.35%) Office 365
15 6 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
16 5 (0.25%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.59%) Internet
2 43 (2.17%) HTTP
3 34 (1.72%) Firewall
4 29 (1.47%) SSL
5 28 (1.41%) DNS
5 28 (1.41%) VPN
6 27 (1.36%) WAN
7 25 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 24 (1.21%) FTP
9 23 (1.16%) Network Security
10 20 (1.01%) AMQP
11 18 (0.91%) TCP/IP
12 16 (0.81%) Ethernet
13 15 (0.76%) Broadband
13 15 (0.76%) LAN
14 13 (0.66%) SNMP
15 12 (0.61%) SMTP
15 12 (0.61%) Wireless
16 11 (0.56%) Wireshark
17 8 (0.40%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (10.51%) MySQL
2 185 (9.35%) Big Data
3 172 (8.69%) NoSQL
4 140 (7.07%) SQL Server
5 120 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 103 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
7 93 (4.70%) MongoDB
8 90 (4.55%) Hadoop
9 64 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 55 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 54 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 54 (2.73%) HBase
12 43 (2.17%) Oracle Database
13 31 (1.57%) DB2
14 28 (1.41%) Apache Hive
15 25 (1.26%) Redis
16 16 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
17 15 (0.76%) MariaDB
18 14 (0.71%) Data Mining
19 13 (0.66%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 292 (14.75%) Jenkins
2 239 (12.08%) Selenium
3 218 (11.02%) Git (software)
4 198 (10.01%) Maven
5 156 (7.88%) JIRA
6 147 (7.43%) JUnit
7 128 (6.47%) Cucumber
8 105 (5.31%) Subversion
9 101 (5.10%) WebDriver
10 93 (4.70%) Eclipse
11 69 (3.49%) JMeter
12 62 (3.13%) Ant
13 61 (3.08%) SoapUI
14 52 (2.63%) IntelliJ
15 40 (2.02%) Gradle
16 36 (1.82%) Bitbucket
17 33 (1.67%) GitLab
17 33 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
18 27 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 23 (1.16%) Mocha
General
1 248 (12.53%) Finance
2 110 (5.56%) Retail
3 66 (3.34%) Banking
4 54 (2.73%) Telecoms
5 50 (2.53%) Publishing
6 38 (1.92%) Marketing
7 35 (1.77%) Automotive
8 34 (1.72%) Electronics
9 27 (1.36%) Advertising
10 24 (1.21%) Digital Economy
11 19 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.91%) Games
13 15 (0.76%) Billing
14 12 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.61%) Law
15 8 (0.40%) Back Office
15 8 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.20%) Legal
17 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,064 (53.76%) Developer
2 710 (35.88%) Java Developer
3 230 (11.62%) Senior Developer
4 210 (10.61%) Software Engineer
5 181 (9.15%) Senior Java Developer
6 134 (6.77%) Software Developer
7 132 (6.67%) Java Engineer
8 127 (6.42%) Analyst
9 98 (4.95%) Graduate
10 77 (3.89%) Junior
11 71 (3.59%) Graduate Developer
12 70 (3.54%) Full Stack Developer
13 67 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
13 67 (3.39%) Tester
14 64 (3.23%) Architect
15 62 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
16 59 (2.98%) Java Software Engineer
16 59 (2.98%) Test Engineer
17 58 (2.93%) Lead Developer
18 55 (2.78%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (28.45%) Spring
2 460 (23.24%) HTML
3 380 (19.20%) Web Services
4 360 (18.19%) CSS
5 306 (15.46%) Hibernate
6 278 (14.05%) AngularJS
7 230 (11.62%) J2EE
8 200 (10.11%) XML
9 187 (9.45%) REST
10 167 (8.44%) .NET
11 152 (7.68%) RESTful
12 151 (7.63%) SOAP
13 150 (7.58%) jQuery
14 125 (6.32%) JSON
15 120 (6.06%) Node.js
16 115 (5.81%) Java EE
17 98 (4.95%) React
18 91 (4.60%) JSP
19 80 (4.04%) HTML5
19 80 (4.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 303 (15.31%) Computer Science
2 145 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
4 91 (4.60%) User Experience
5 89 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
6 74 (3.74%) Fintech
7 48 (2.43%) Client/Server
7 48 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 40 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 21 (1.06%) Mainframe
9 21 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 19 (0.96%) Data Structures
11 16 (0.81%) Virtual Team
12 14 (0.71%) Blog
13 13 (0.66%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
15 11 (0.56%) Data Centre
15 11 (0.56%) Robotics
16 10 (0.51%) Cyberattack
17 9 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 455 (22.99%) Linux
2 203 (10.26%) Windows
3 127 (6.42%) Unix
4 48 (2.43%) AIX
5 38 (1.92%) Android
6 27 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 20 (1.01%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.96%) Mac OS X
10 18 (0.91%) Debian
11 17 (0.86%) CentOS
12 10 (0.51%) VxWorks
13 6 (0.30%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.25%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.25%) Windows Server
15 3 (0.15%) HPUX
15 3 (0.15%) Solaris
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.051%) VMS
16 1 (0.051%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 870 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (20.92%) Software Engineering
3 344 (17.38%) TDD
4 333 (16.83%) Test Automation
5 292 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
6 275 (13.90%) Scrum
7 273 (13.79%) OO
8 219 (11.07%) DevOps
9 211 (10.66%) Microservices
10 175 (8.84%) Mentoring
11 165 (8.34%) BDD
12 162 (8.19%) SDLC
13 142 (7.18%) Machine Learning
13 142 (7.18%) Open Source
14 106 (5.36%) Unit Testing
15 103 (5.20%) Analytics
16 100 (5.05%) Mathematics
17 95 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
18 92 (4.65%) OOP
19 88 (4.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 679 (34.31%) JavaScript
2 587 (29.66%) Python
3 567 (28.65%) SQL
4 405 (20.46%) C#
5 347 (17.53%) C++
6 159 (8.03%) C
7 127 (6.42%) PHP
7 127 (6.42%) Scala
8 108 (5.46%) Ruby
9 89 (4.50%) Perl
10 75 (3.79%) Shell Script
11 71 (3.59%) Bash Shell
12 69 (3.49%) R
13 56 (2.83%) PowerShell
14 55 (2.78%) Go
15 23 (1.16%) Groovy
16 17 (0.86%) PL/SQL
17 16 (0.81%) Korn
18 14 (0.71%) TypeScript
19 12 (0.61%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 440 (22.23%) Degree
2 174 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 65 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 49 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 48 (2.43%) PhD
6 26 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 24 (1.21%) ISEB
8 15 (0.76%) Master's Degree
9 10 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.15%) APMP
14 3 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.10%) OSCP
15 2 (0.10%) PMP
15 2 (0.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (8.08%) QA
2 23 (1.16%) SLA
3 22 (1.11%) GDPR
4 11 (0.56%) PMO
5 5 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.20%) HL7
6 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.15%) GCP
8 2 (0.10%) PSD2
8 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.051%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.051%) IASME
9 1 (0.051%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.051%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 163 (8.24%) Docker
2 31 (1.57%) HDFS
3 11 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.56%) VirtualBox
4 10 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.51%) KVM
5 8 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.35%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.10%) NFS
9 2 (0.10%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.10%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.10%) Xen
10 1 (0.051%) LXC
10 1 (0.051%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 74 (3.74%) Puppet
2 63 (3.18%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (3.13%) Ansible
4 40 (2.02%) Terraform
5 21 (1.06%) Kubernetes
6 15 (0.76%) Nagios
7 10 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.45%) Salt
9 8 (0.40%) Galera Cluster
9 8 (0.40%) OpenNebula
10 6 (0.30%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.30%) Kibana
10 6 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.25%) cPanel
11 5 (0.25%) Nessus
11 5 (0.25%) Nmap
12 4 (0.20%) Packer
12 4 (0.20%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 207 (10.46%) Oracle
2 104 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 64 (3.23%) SAP
4 63 (3.18%) Sophos
5 47 (2.37%) IBM
5 47 (2.37%) webMethods
6 46 (2.32%) Google
7 34 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (1.47%) Capita
9 24 (1.21%) Vitria
10 23 (1.16%) Ab Initio
11 22 (1.11%) TIBCO
12 21 (1.06%) Juniper
12 21 (1.06%) Perforce
13 20 (1.01%) HP
14 16 (0.81%) Palo Alto
14 16 (0.81%) Sun
15 15 (0.76%) Cisco
15 15 (0.76%) Tableau
16 11 (0.56%) Cloudera