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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 26 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 22.03% 13.00% 14.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.07% 27.66% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 10
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
59 94 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 50.00% 47.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 92 31
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (65.38%) SQL
2 31 (59.62%) Struts
3 30 (57.69%) Spring
4 28 (53.85%) JPA
5 26 (50.00%) MVC
6 23 (44.23%) Unit Testing
6 23 (44.23%) Spring MVC
7 20 (38.46%) Java SE
7 20 (38.46%) J2EE
8 18 (34.62%) JSP
9 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
10 14 (26.92%) HTML
10 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 13 (25.00%) Servlets
11 13 (25.00%) Degree
12 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
13 11 (21.15%) CSS
14 10 (19.23%) jQuery
15 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
15 9 (17.31%) JavaBeans
16 8 (15.38%) JBoss
16 8 (15.38%) EJB
17 7 (13.46%) Java EE
18 6 (11.54%) Web Development
18 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 6 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
18 6 (11.54%) Business Objects
18 6 (11.54%) J2SE
18 6 (11.54%) Windows

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (15.38%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) JUnit
2 3 (5.77%) jMock
2 3 (5.77%) Mockito
3 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.62%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (100.00%) Developer
1 52 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Graduate
2 17 (32.69%) Graduate Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Graduate Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Mid-Level Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Junior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Junior Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Junior
7 2 (3.85%) Programmer
7 2 (3.85%) Java Programmer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) Struts
2 30 (57.69%) Spring
3 28 (53.85%) JPA
4 23 (44.23%) Spring MVC
5 20 (38.46%) Java SE
5 20 (38.46%) J2EE
6 18 (34.62%) JSP
7 14 (26.92%) HTML
8 13 (25.00%) Servlets
9 11 (21.15%) CSS
10 10 (19.23%) jQuery
11 9 (17.31%) JavaBeans
11 9 (17.31%) Hibernate
12 8 (15.38%) EJB
13 7 (13.46%) Java EE
14 6 (11.54%) J2SE
15 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.69%) Open Source
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) MVC
2 23 (44.23%) Unit Testing
3 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
4 6 (11.54%) Web Development
5 4 (7.69%) Web Application Development
5 4 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.69%) TDD
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Business Objects
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
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