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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 27 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.37% 3.42% 6.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.26% 4.95% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £29,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £44,500 £45,000
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 Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
47 101 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 32.19% 69.18% 59.56%
Number of salaries quoted 43 91 73
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £26,225
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 28 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Colchester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 23 (76.67%) JBoss
2 16 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 16 (53.33%) Validation
2 16 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (46.67%) Degree
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (43.33%) .NET
4 13 (43.33%) IIS
4 13 (43.33%) SOA
4 13 (43.33%) Software AG
4 13 (43.33%) webMethods
4 13 (43.33%) Web Analytics
4 13 (43.33%) Analytics
4 13 (43.33%) Problem Management
5 12 (40.00%) Finance
5 12 (40.00%) Oracle
6 11 (36.67%) Google
6 11 (36.67%) Open Source
6 11 (36.67%) Google Analytics
7 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 8 (26.67%) Maven
8 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
8 8 (26.67%) Ant
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
9 6 (20.00%) JMS
9 6 (20.00%) RDBMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 23 (76.67%) JBoss
2 13 (43.33%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (20.00%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Ant
1 8 (26.67%) Maven
2 6 (20.00%) Gradle
3 5 (16.67%) JMeter
4 4 (13.33%) JUnit
5 3 (10.00%) Selenium
6 2 (6.67%) FitNesse
6 2 (6.67%) Rational Rose
6 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (6.67%) NUnit
6 2 (6.67%) ArgoUML
6 2 (6.67%) Cactus
6 2 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
6 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.67%) DbUnit
6 2 (6.67%) JProfiler
6 2 (6.67%) Hudson
6 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.67%) Redmine
7 1 (3.33%) Mockito
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Support Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Applications Support
2 13 (43.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 12 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (40.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (20.00%) Spring
3 6 (20.00%) JMS
4 5 (16.67%) Java EE
5 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 3 (10.00%) J2EE
7 2 (6.67%) Swing
8 1 (3.33%) J2SE
8 1 (3.33%) HTML
8 1 (3.33%) Servlets
8 1 (3.33%) Struts
8 1 (3.33%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (36.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) E-Commerce
1 16 (53.33%) Validation
2 13 (43.33%) SOA
2 13 (43.33%) Problem Management
2 13 (43.33%) Web Analytics
2 13 (43.33%) Analytics
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) OOP
5 4 (13.33%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Use Case
7 2 (6.67%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Software AG
1 13 (43.33%) webMethods
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle
3 11 (36.67%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) HP
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