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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 13 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Java 10 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 9.26% 14.45% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.66% 31.65% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 4
Average salary £72,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +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 Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
79 79 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 73.15% 45.66% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 73 73 94
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Colchester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 15 (65.22%) JBoss
3 13 (56.52%) OO
3 13 (56.52%) Oracle
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
5 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
6 8 (34.78%) Project Management
6 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
6 8 (34.78%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) J2EE
7 7 (30.43%) CSS
7 7 (30.43%) TeamCity
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (26.09%) Time Management
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (26.09%) Puppet
8 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
8 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
8 6 (26.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (26.09%) DevOps
8 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
8 6 (26.09%) Coaching
8 6 (26.09%) Ant
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (65.22%) JBoss
2 9 (39.13%) WebSphere
3 6 (26.09%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (26.09%) IIS
4 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
5 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
6 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) DTS
2 6 (26.09%) EDRMS
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
4 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
5 3 (13.04%) MySQL
6 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (8.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) TeamCity
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (26.09%) Ant
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) PROIV
3 2 (8.70%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) DbUnit
4 1 (4.35%) JProfiler
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) Redmine
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (4.35%) Cactus
4 1 (4.35%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Rose
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (21.74%) Automotive
2 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate
7 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) J2EE
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) Swing
4 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
4 4 (17.39%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) JPA
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) JMS
5 2 (8.70%) JSP
5 2 (8.70%) Servlets
5 2 (8.70%) iOS SDK
5 2 (8.70%) Android SDK
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) Struts
6 1 (4.35%) EJB
6 1 (4.35%) JavaBeans
6 1 (4.35%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) OO
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) TOGAF
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) SSADM
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) Time Management
4 6 (26.09%) DevOps
4 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 6 (26.09%) Coaching
5 5 (21.74%) OOP
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Android Development
7 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) PL/SQL
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) COBOL
5 1 (4.35%) C-shell
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) webMethods
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) IBM