The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 27 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 2 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.26% 4.42% 5.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 4.55% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 7
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £39,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Java Developer
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
151 176 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 94.97% 97.24% 98.68%
Number of salaries quoted 139 142 130
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in Colchester

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) Oracle
3 18 (85.71%) JBoss
4 17 (80.95%) Hibernate
5 16 (76.19%) PL/SQL
5 16 (76.19%) Ant
5 16 (76.19%) WebLogic
5 16 (76.19%) JMS
5 16 (76.19%) Data Mining
5 16 (76.19%) Maven
5 16 (76.19%) WebSphere
5 16 (76.19%) GlassFish
5 16 (76.19%) NoSQL
5 16 (76.19%) Gradle
6 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 14 (66.67%) RDBMS
6 14 (66.67%) Relational Database
7 11 (52.38%) J2EE
8 10 (47.62%) OOP
8 10 (47.62%) OO
9 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
9 8 (38.10%) Open Source
9 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
10 7 (33.33%) Project Management
10 7 (33.33%) Spring
10 7 (33.33%) Degree
10 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
11 6 (28.57%) MVC
11 6 (28.57%) Automotive
11 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (85.71%) JBoss
2 16 (76.19%) WebSphere
2 16 (76.19%) GlassFish
2 16 (76.19%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) Data Mining
1 16 (76.19%) NoSQL
2 14 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Ant
1 16 (76.19%) Maven
1 16 (76.19%) Gradle
2 3 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 6 (28.57%) Automotive
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Hibernate
2 16 (76.19%) JMS
3 11 (52.38%) J2EE
4 7 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (28.57%) Java EE
6 5 (23.81%) Ajax
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) Swing
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) Servlets
8 3 (14.29%) Java SE
9 2 (9.52%) Spring MVC
9 2 (9.52%) JPA
9 2 (9.52%) Struts
9 2 (9.52%) EJB
10 1 (4.76%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Open Source
2 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) OOP
1 10 (47.62%) OO
2 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) MVC
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) PL/SQL
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft