The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 24 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 15.69% 24.80% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.27% 44.93% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 10
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +69.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Java
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 69 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 53.59% 55.20% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 72 68 20
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,850 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Java
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Chelmsford region.

Java Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Java
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 22 (53.66%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) Struts
3 17 (41.46%) J2EE
3 17 (41.46%) Spring
3 17 (41.46%) JPA
4 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
5 14 (34.15%) MVC
5 14 (34.15%) JBoss
6 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
7 11 (26.83%) HTML
7 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
7 11 (26.83%) Java EE
7 11 (26.83%) Spring MVC
8 10 (24.39%) Java SE
9 9 (21.95%) CSS
10 8 (19.51%) Degree
10 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
10 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
11 7 (17.07%) jQuery
12 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.20%) Web Development
12 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.20%) EJB
12 5 (12.20%) JUnit
13 4 (9.76%) JSP
13 4 (9.76%) Subversion
13 4 (9.76%) Automotive
13 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
14 3 (7.32%) Open Source
14 3 (7.32%) CSS3

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (34.15%) JBoss
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JUnit
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Mockito
3 2 (4.88%) jMock
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Gradle
General
1 4 (9.76%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (95.12%) Developer
2 35 (85.37%) Java Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Graduate
4 11 (26.83%) Graduate Developer
4 11 (26.83%) Graduate Java Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Junior
8 3 (7.32%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Junior Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Junior Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.44%) Programmer
10 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) Struts
2 17 (41.46%) J2EE
2 17 (41.46%) Spring
2 17 (41.46%) JPA
3 11 (26.83%) Java EE
3 11 (26.83%) Spring MVC
3 11 (26.83%) HTML
4 10 (24.39%) Java SE
5 9 (21.95%) CSS
6 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
7 7 (17.07%) jQuery
8 5 (12.20%) EJB
9 4 (9.76%) JSP
10 3 (7.32%) J2SE
10 3 (7.32%) CSS3
11 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.44%) LESS
12 1 (2.44%) Struts2
12 1 (2.44%) HTML5
12 1 (2.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Open Source
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
2 14 (34.15%) MVC
3 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
4 5 (12.20%) Web Development
5 3 (7.32%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) TDD
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) UML
6 2 (4.88%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.88%) Twitter
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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