The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 910 1224 1115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 12.47% 15.37% 13.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.45% 26.88% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 741 1023 966
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3880 4554 4745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 53.19% 57.18% 56.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3230 3838 4179
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Java
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Java Salary Trend in the East of England

Java
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in the East of England

Java
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -7 330 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Cambridgeshire -5 310 £47,500 +18.75% 51
Suffolk -2 85 £39,000 -13.33% 5
Essex -21 81 £43,750 -7.89% 14
Bedfordshire +3 68 £46,500 +8.13% 5
Norfolk -2 39 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 835 (41.92%) SQL
2 601 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
3 583 (29.27%) Oracle
4 544 (27.31%) J2EE
5 505 (25.35%) JavaScript
6 478 (24.00%) Linux
7 466 (23.39%) Degree
8 453 (22.74%) Software Engineering
9 451 (22.64%) HTML
10 433 (21.74%) C++
11 426 (21.39%) XML
12 411 (20.63%) Spring
13 409 (20.53%) C#
14 406 (20.38%) Finance
15 398 (19.98%) .NET
16 374 (18.78%) OO
17 359 (18.02%) Web Services
18 357 (17.92%) CSS
19 355 (17.82%) SQL Server
20 354 (17.77%) Windows
21 341 (17.12%) UNIX
22 284 (14.26%) Tomcat
23 269 (13.50%) Computer Science
24 250 (12.55%) C
25 240 (12.05%) E-Commerce
26 236 (11.85%) Hibernate
27 225 (11.30%) Microsoft
28 223 (11.19%) WebSphere
29 221 (11.09%) Python
30 209 (10.49%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 284 (14.26%) Tomcat
2 223 (11.19%) WebSphere
3 205 (10.29%) JBoss
4 189 (9.49%) WebLogic
5 125 (6.28%) Apache
6 96 (4.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 70 (3.51%) MQSeries
8 69 (3.46%) IIS
9 28 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 25 (1.26%) CMS
11 24 (1.20%) Node.js
12 21 (1.05%) Confluence
13 20 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 20 (1.00%) OpenStack
13 20 (1.00%) Tuxedo
13 20 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.95%) AquaLogic
14 19 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
15 18 (0.90%) Apache Pig
16 17 (0.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 72 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 47 (2.36%) MS Office
3 12 (0.60%) MS Project
4 10 (0.50%) 3ds Max
5 6 (0.30%) Blender
5 6 (0.30%) Maya
5 6 (0.30%) SPSS
6 5 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.25%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.15%) Simulink
8 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.050%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.050%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 18 (0.90%) Magento
2 13 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.40%) assyst
6 5 (0.25%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.20%) RiskWrite
7 4 (0.20%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.15%) ResourceLink
8 3 (0.15%) Summit
8 3 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (0.15%) Finacle
9 2 (0.10%) Fredhopper
9 2 (0.10%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.10%) AWD
10 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.050%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.46%) SaaS
3 17 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.30%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.15%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.15%) GitHub
8 3 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.10%) PaaS
9 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.10%) ElastiCache
9 2 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.050%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (4.72%) Internet
2 90 (4.52%) HTTP
3 58 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 42 (2.11%) SSL
5 33 (1.66%) FTP
6 29 (1.46%) Wireless
7 24 (1.20%) AMQP
8 22 (1.10%) Firewall
9 21 (1.05%) IPv4
10 20 (1.00%) DNS
11 17 (0.85%) VPN
12 15 (0.75%) LTE
13 14 (0.70%) INAP
13 14 (0.70%) VoLTE
13 14 (0.70%) SS7
14 10 (0.50%) SAN
14 10 (0.50%) SSH
14 10 (0.50%) DHCP
15 9 (0.45%) Intranet
16 8 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 190 (9.54%) Relational Database
3 162 (8.13%) MySQL
4 134 (6.73%) Oracle Database
5 130 (6.53%) DB2
6 85 (4.27%) NoSQL
7 79 (3.97%) RDBMS
8 71 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 56 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 49 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 46 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
12 44 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 39 (1.96%) Big Data
14 31 (1.56%) Hadoop
14 31 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
15 30 (1.51%) MongoDB
16 29 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
18 18 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 140 (7.03%) Maven
2 139 (6.98%) Subversion
3 131 (6.58%) Git (software)
4 126 (6.33%) JUnit
5 104 (5.22%) Eclipse
6 95 (4.77%) Selenium
6 95 (4.77%) Jenkins
7 77 (3.87%) Ant
8 68 (3.41%) Visual Studio
9 55 (2.76%) JIRA
10 49 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
11 40 (2.01%) Cucumber
12 33 (1.66%) NUnit
13 32 (1.61%) LoadRunner
14 30 (1.51%) SoapUI
15 29 (1.46%) JMeter
16 27 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
17 23 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (1.10%) SpecFlow
19 21 (1.05%) JBehave
General
1 406 (20.38%) Finance
2 146 (7.33%) Retail
3 104 (5.22%) Banking
4 83 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 71 (3.56%) Games
6 67 (3.36%) Marketing
7 50 (2.51%) Automotive
8 40 (2.01%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.15%) Electronics
10 21 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
11 19 (0.95%) Billing
12 17 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.75%) Back Office
14 14 (0.70%) Publishing
15 9 (0.45%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.30%) Legal
17 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.20%) Front Office
17 4 (0.20%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.15%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 966 (48.49%) Developer
2 568 (28.51%) Java Developer
3 241 (12.10%) Software Engineer
4 218 (10.94%) Analyst
5 195 (9.79%) Senior Developer
6 194 (9.74%) Software Developer
7 138 (6.93%) Architect
8 136 (6.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 124 (6.22%) Applications Support
10 117 (5.87%) Support Analyst
11 75 (3.77%) Applications Support Analyst
12 68 (3.41%) Graduate
13 65 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
14 63 (3.16%) Junior
15 62 (3.11%) Programmer
16 61 (3.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 60 (3.01%) Lead Developer
18 59 (2.96%) Consultant
19 55 (2.76%) Java Software Engineer
20 54 (2.71%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 544 (27.31%) J2EE
2 451 (22.64%) HTML
3 426 (21.39%) XML
4 411 (20.63%) Spring
5 398 (19.98%) .NET
6 359 (18.02%) Web Services
7 357 (17.92%) CSS
8 236 (11.85%) Hibernate
9 181 (9.09%) jQuery
10 156 (7.83%) SOAP
11 154 (7.73%) JSP
12 152 (7.63%) Struts
13 140 (7.03%) Java EE
14 123 (6.17%) REST
15 120 (6.02%) RESTful
16 114 (5.72%) Middleware
17 103 (5.17%) ASP.NET
17 103 (5.17%) XSLT
17 103 (5.17%) HTML5
18 99 (4.97%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 269 (13.50%) Computer Science
2 154 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (6.58%) Open Source
4 95 (4.77%) Mathematics
5 70 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 69 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
7 63 (3.16%) Algorithms
8 61 (3.06%) Mobile App
9 50 (2.51%) PKI
10 48 (2.41%) User Experience
11 38 (1.91%) Online Games
12 31 (1.56%) Physics
13 30 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
14 28 (1.41%) Client/Server
15 24 (1.20%) Informatics
16 23 (1.15%) Device Driver
17 21 (1.05%) Visualisation
18 20 (1.00%) iSeries
19 19 (0.95%) N-Tier
19 19 (0.95%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 478 (24.00%) Linux
2 354 (17.77%) Windows
3 341 (17.12%) UNIX
4 148 (7.43%) Android
5 116 (5.82%) Solaris
6 91 (4.57%) Apple iOS
7 46 (2.31%) AIX
8 39 (1.96%) HPUX
9 33 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 32 (1.61%) Windows Phone
11 25 (1.26%) Embedded Linux
12 16 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.75%) CentOS
14 13 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
15 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (22.74%) Software Engineering
3 374 (18.78%) OO
4 240 (12.05%) E-Commerce
5 209 (10.49%) Scrum
6 207 (10.39%) TDD
7 194 (9.74%) MVC
8 174 (8.73%) SOA
9 138 (6.93%) ITIL
10 125 (6.28%) Web Development
11 115 (5.77%) Multithreading
12 100 (5.02%) OOP
13 97 (4.87%) Mentoring
14 79 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
15 77 (3.87%) Unit Testing
16 73 (3.66%) OOD
17 67 (3.36%) Test Automation
18 66 (3.31%) Waterfall
19 64 (3.21%) Test Scripting
20 63 (3.16%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 835 (41.92%) SQL
2 505 (25.35%) JavaScript
3 433 (21.74%) C++
4 409 (20.53%) C#
5 250 (12.55%) C
6 221 (11.09%) Python
7 161 (8.08%) PL/SQL
8 118 (5.92%) Perl
9 110 (5.52%) PHP
10 93 (4.67%) Shell Script
11 81 (4.07%) Ruby
12 60 (3.01%) VB
13 51 (2.56%) Bash Shell
14 45 (2.26%) Objective-C
15 39 (1.96%) T-SQL
16 29 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 29 (1.46%) VB6
17 28 (1.41%) PowerShell
18 26 (1.31%) Groovy
19 24 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 466 (23.39%) Degree
2 31 (1.56%) ISEB
3 28 (1.41%) Sun Certification
3 28 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.00%) PhD
5 14 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 14 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (0.60%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.50%) MCP
10 9 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.25%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.15%) LPIC
12 3 (0.15%) RHCE
13 2 (0.10%) MCSE
13 2 (0.10%) MCSA
13 2 (0.10%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.52%) QA
2 82 (4.12%) SLA
3 40 (2.01%) ISO 8583
4 13 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.30%) ISO 9000
7 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.20%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.20%) RosettaNet
9 2 (0.10%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.10%) WAI
10 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.050%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 44 (2.21%) Firmware
2 35 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 18 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (0.55%) Xen
5 11 (0.55%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.45%) iptables
7 8 (0.40%) KVM
7 8 (0.40%) XenApp
8 7 (0.35%) Terminal Server
9 6 (0.30%) Samba
10 5 (0.25%) Docker
10 5 (0.25%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 5 (0.25%) LXC
11 4 (0.20%) Varnish
11 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.15%) Postfix
13 2 (0.10%) HDFS
13 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 30 (1.51%) Puppet
2 21 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (0.30%) Data Guard
5 5 (0.25%) Mesos
6 4 (0.20%) Opsview
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.10%) SCCM
8 2 (0.10%) SCOM
8 2 (0.10%) Control-M
8 2 (0.10%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.050%) Ansible
9 1 (0.050%) Pacemaker
9 1 (0.050%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 583 (29.27%) Oracle
2 225 (11.30%) Microsoft
3 184 (9.24%) IBM
4 51 (2.56%) hybris
5 48 (2.41%) HP
6 46 (2.31%) Sun
6 46 (2.31%) VMware
7 44 (2.21%) SAP
8 38 (1.91%) Demandware
9 37 (1.86%) Red Hat
10 35 (1.76%) TIBCO
11 33 (1.66%) ATG
12 32 (1.61%) Google
13 28 (1.41%) BEA
14 25 (1.26%) Atlassian
14 25 (1.26%) Ogone
15 19 (0.95%) DataCash
15 19 (0.95%) Micro Focus
15 19 (0.95%) Citrix
16 16 (0.80%) Sybase
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evermore Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40K-£50K Depending on exp + Excelle
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 11 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £17500 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bens - bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £60000 per annum + bens- bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: Yesterday