Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 6 months to 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 583 807 851
Rank change year-on-year +224 +44 -72
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 44 67 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.10% 0.080% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 62
Median annual salary £49,365 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.15% -10.53% +4.93%
10th Percentile £31,245 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,750 £73,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £42,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year +28.65% -25.65% +4.55%

Java SE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 16,615 31,297 41,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 38.91% 37.34% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 13,706 25,567 34,877
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in the UK excluding London

Java SE
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java SE in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Java SE in the UK excluding London

Java SE
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java SE in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Java SE in the UK excluding London

Java SE
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java SE within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
South East +129 18 £55,000 +32.53% 1
Wales +28 16 £40,361 +17.16%
Midlands +99 5 £52,500 +23.53%
West Midlands +74 5 £52,500 +23.53%
East of England +79 3 £52,500 -16.00%
South West +100 1 £42,500 -12.82%
Scotland - 1 £55,000 -
Java SE
UK

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, IT jobs citing Java SE 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Java SE.

1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (45.45%) SOAP
3 20 (45.45%) REST
4 17 (38.64%) Web Services
5 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 15 (34.09%) HTML
6 15 (34.09%) CSS
6 15 (34.09%) JSP
6 15 (34.09%) Scala
7 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
7 14 (31.82%) Spring
7 14 (31.82%) MVC
8 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
8 13 (29.55%) DevOps
9 12 (27.27%) Kubernetes
9 12 (27.27%) Docker
9 12 (27.27%) Performance Optimisation
9 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
9 12 (27.27%) Eclipse
10 11 (25.00%) NetBeans
10 11 (25.00%) IBM
10 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
10 11 (25.00%) AWT
10 11 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
10 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
10 11 (25.00%) Java ME
10 11 (25.00%) Azure
10 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (25.00%) Play Framework

Java SE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 11 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) DB2
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 11 (25.00%) NetBeans
3 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.64%) Gradle
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 5 (11.36%) Automotive
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Front Office
2 1 (2.27%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 36 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 23 (52.27%) Senior Developer
4 22 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (40.91%) Java Engineer
6 14 (31.82%) Senior Java Engineer
7 12 (27.27%) Java Software Developer
7 12 (27.27%) Software Developer
8 11 (25.00%) Backend Developer
8 11 (25.00%) Senior Backend Developer
9 8 (18.18%) Software Engineer
10 7 (15.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 7 (15.91%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (11.36%) Java Programmer
11 5 (11.36%) Java Scala Developer
11 5 (11.36%) Programmer
11 5 (11.36%) Scala Developer
11 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
12 4 (9.09%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) REST
1 20 (45.45%) SOAP
2 17 (38.64%) Web Services
3 15 (34.09%) CSS
3 15 (34.09%) HTML
3 15 (34.09%) JSP
4 14 (31.82%) Spring
5 11 (25.00%) AWT
5 11 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 11 (25.00%) Java ME
5 11 (25.00%) Play Framework
6 8 (18.18%) Java EE
7 7 (15.91%) AngularJS
7 7 (15.91%) J2EE
7 7 (15.91%) JSF
7 7 (15.91%) Servlets
7 7 (15.91%) Struts
8 1 (2.27%) CSS3
8 1 (2.27%) EJB
8 1 (2.27%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) MVC
2 14 (31.82%) Unit Testing
3 13 (29.55%) DevOps
4 12 (27.27%) Performance Optimisation
4 12 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 11 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (20.45%) Multithreading
7 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.91%) Multithreaded Programming
8 7 (15.91%) Scenario Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Scrum
8 7 (15.91%) Sprint Backlog
8 7 (15.91%) Sprint Review
8 7 (15.91%) Web Application Development
9 5 (11.36%) Project Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) SDLC
9 5 (11.36%) TDD
10 4 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
10 4 (9.09%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.09%) Scala
4 10 (22.73%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Docker
2 11 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (27.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) IBM
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle