The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 19 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 10 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 6.02% 8.89% 7.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.41% 12.03% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 9
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £23,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 133 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 29.52% 73.89% 66.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44 113 91
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Java
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Java Salary Trend in Colchester

Java
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Colchester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 (82.93%) JBoss
2 24 (58.54%) E-Commerce
3 23 (56.10%) Oracle
4 22 (53.66%) Degree
5 19 (46.34%) Maven
5 19 (46.34%) Ant
6 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
7 17 (41.46%) Hibernate
8 16 (39.02%) WebLogic
8 16 (39.02%) WebSphere
8 16 (39.02%) GlassFish
8 16 (39.02%) PL/SQL
8 16 (39.02%) Validation
8 16 (39.02%) Data Mining
8 16 (39.02%) NoSQL
8 16 (39.02%) Gradle
8 16 (39.02%) JMS
8 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (34.15%) Finance
9 14 (34.15%) Relational Database
9 14 (34.15%) RDBMS
9 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
10 13 (31.71%) Analytics
10 13 (31.71%) .NET
10 13 (31.71%) IIS
10 13 (31.71%) Software AG
10 13 (31.71%) webMethods
10 13 (31.71%) OOP
10 13 (31.71%) OO
10 13 (31.71%) SOA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 34 (82.93%) JBoss
2 16 (39.02%) WebSphere
2 16 (39.02%) GlassFish
2 16 (39.02%) WebLogic
3 13 (31.71%) IIS
Business Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) Data Mining
1 16 (39.02%) NoSQL
2 14 (34.15%) RDBMS
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (34.15%) Relational Database
3 11 (26.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (46.34%) Ant
1 19 (46.34%) Maven
2 16 (39.02%) Gradle
3 6 (14.63%) JMeter
3 6 (14.63%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) Rational Rose
4 3 (7.32%) Cactus
4 3 (7.32%) Selenium
4 3 (7.32%) FitNesse
4 3 (7.32%) NUnit
4 3 (7.32%) ArgoUML
4 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
4 3 (7.32%) DbUnit
4 3 (7.32%) JProfiler
4 3 (7.32%) Hudson
4 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
4 3 (7.32%) Redmine
5 2 (4.88%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (4.88%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.44%) TestNG
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Automotive
3 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) Java Developer
3 17 (41.46%) Analyst
4 13 (31.71%) Support Analyst
4 13 (31.71%) Applications Support
4 13 (31.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Tester
7 3 (7.32%) QA Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) QA Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Java Programmer
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Programmer
9 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) Hibernate
2 16 (39.02%) JMS
3 13 (31.71%) .NET
4 11 (26.83%) J2EE
5 9 (21.95%) Java EE
6 8 (19.51%) Swing
7 7 (17.07%) Spring
8 5 (12.20%) Ajax
8 5 (12.20%) HTML
8 5 (12.20%) CSS
9 4 (9.76%) Web Services
10 3 (7.32%) Servlets
10 3 (7.32%) Java SE
11 2 (4.88%) Spring MVC
11 2 (4.88%) JPA
11 2 (4.88%) Struts
11 2 (4.88%) EJB
12 1 (2.44%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (26.83%) Open Source
3 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) E-Commerce
2 16 (39.02%) Validation
3 13 (31.71%) OOP
3 13 (31.71%) OO
3 13 (31.71%) SOA
3 13 (31.71%) Web Analytics
3 13 (31.71%) Problem Management
3 13 (31.71%) Analytics
4 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.07%) Project Management
6 6 (14.63%) MVC
7 3 (7.32%) Scrum
7 3 (7.32%) Use Case
7 3 (7.32%) Load Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Test Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
2 16 (39.02%) PL/SQL
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) Software AG
2 13 (31.71%) webMethods
3 11 (26.83%) Google
4 2 (4.88%) IBM
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) HP