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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 20 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 21.74% 17.65% 21.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 32.93% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 26
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
52 82 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 56.52% 53.59% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 71 62
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (48.89%) J2EE
2 21 (46.67%) Spring
3 19 (42.22%) MVC
4 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 17 (37.78%) SQL
6 15 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 15 (33.33%) JPA
6 15 (33.33%) Automotive
7 14 (31.11%) Struts
8 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
9 12 (26.67%) Servlets
10 11 (24.44%) Degree
11 10 (22.22%) EJB
11 10 (22.22%) JBoss
11 10 (22.22%) Java SE
11 10 (22.22%) Java EE
12 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.00%) HTML
12 9 (20.00%) JSP
12 9 (20.00%) jQuery
13 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
14 7 (15.56%) .NET
14 7 (15.56%) CSS
14 7 (15.56%) C#
14 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
15 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
16 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
16 5 (11.11%) LabVantage
16 5 (11.11%) Eclipse RCP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (22.22%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.11%) Eclipse RCP
3 4 (8.89%) Selenium
4 3 (6.67%) JMeter
4 3 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) JIRA
5 1 (2.22%) JUnit
5 1 (2.22%) Maven
5 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.22%) TestNG
General
1 15 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 31 (68.89%) Java Developer
3 16 (35.56%) Graduate
3 16 (35.56%) Graduate Developer
3 16 (35.56%) Graduate Java Developer
4 14 (31.11%) J2EE Developer
4 14 (31.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Graduate J2EE Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Graduate Java J2EE Developer
5 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Java Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Graduate Java Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Graduate Programmer
7 4 (8.89%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Java Programmer
7 4 (8.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) J2EE
2 21 (46.67%) Spring
3 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 15 (33.33%) JPA
4 15 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 14 (31.11%) Struts
6 12 (26.67%) Servlets
7 10 (22.22%) EJB
7 10 (22.22%) Java EE
7 10 (22.22%) Java SE
8 9 (20.00%) HTML
8 9 (20.00%) jQuery
8 9 (20.00%) JSP
9 7 (15.56%) .NET
9 7 (15.56%) CSS
10 4 (8.89%) J2SE
11 3 (6.67%) REST
11 3 (6.67%) SOAP
12 2 (4.44%) JavaBeans
12 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) LIMS
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
1 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) MVC
2 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
3 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.11%) Web Development
5 4 (8.89%) TDD
5 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Document Management
6 3 (6.67%) Information Management
6 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.67%) OO
6 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Validation
7 2 (4.44%) Open Source
7 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (37.78%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (11.11%) LabVantage