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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 1036 900 1383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 13.50% 12.66% 15.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.38% 22.54% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 828 762 1183
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
3927 3993 5461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 51.19% 56.17% 59.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3270 3566 4798
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +3 444 £40,000 -2.43% 74
Hertfordshire 0 319 £47,500 +18.75% 38
Essex +20 122 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Bedfordshire -4 81 £43,000 +1.17% 3
Suffolk -6 56 £37,500 +4.16% 11
Norfolk +10 15 £32,000 -14.66% 5
Java
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

1 787 (35.95%) SQL
2 670 (30.61%) Oracle
3 639 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
4 622 (28.41%) Degree
5 556 (25.40%) C#
6 531 (24.26%) OO
7 513 (23.44%) JavaScript
8 491 (22.43%) Software Engineering
9 486 (22.20%) .NET
10 484 (22.11%) C++
11 470 (21.47%) Linux
12 462 (21.11%) Finance
13 440 (20.10%) UNIX
14 425 (19.42%) J2EE
15 409 (18.68%) HTML
16 398 (18.18%) Computer Science
17 362 (16.54%) XML
18 348 (15.90%) Python
19 307 (14.02%) SQL Server
20 297 (13.57%) C
21 295 (13.48%) CSS
22 288 (13.16%) Web Services
23 278 (12.70%) Windows
23 278 (12.70%) Tomcat
24 274 (12.52%) E-Commerce
25 253 (11.56%) Spring
26 226 (10.32%) PHP
27 211 (9.64%) Scrum
28 210 (9.59%) Retail
28 210 (9.59%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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
1 278 (12.70%) Tomcat
2 207 (9.46%) WebSphere
3 162 (7.40%) WebLogic
4 143 (6.53%) Apache
5 108 (4.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 103 (4.71%) IIS
7 71 (3.24%) MQSeries
8 62 (2.83%) GlassFish
9 42 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
10 32 (1.46%) CMS
10 32 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
11 29 (1.32%) SharePoint
12 24 (1.10%) Confluence
13 23 (1.05%) Node.js
14 22 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 20 (0.91%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 19 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
17 16 (0.73%) OpenStack
18 15 (0.69%) Tuxedo
19 13 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 88 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 49 (2.24%) MS Office
3 15 (0.69%) 3ds Max
4 8 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.32%) MS Project
6 6 (0.27%) Maya
6 6 (0.27%) Blender
7 5 (0.23%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.046%) SPSS
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 50 (2.28%) Magento
2 46 (2.10%) Oracle CRM
3 16 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.59%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
7 6 (0.27%) Tridion
8 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.18%) RiskWrite
10 3 (0.14%) Fredhopper
10 3 (0.14%) Temenos T24
10 3 (0.14%) assyst
10 3 (0.14%) SAP APO
10 3 (0.14%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
12 1 (0.046%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.15%) SaaS
2 37 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.46%) Force.com
6 9 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.32%) PaaS
7 7 (0.32%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
9 5 (0.23%) IaaS
9 5 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.18%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.091%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.046%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 142 (6.49%) Internet
2 107 (4.89%) HTTP
3 43 (1.96%) Wireless
4 38 (1.74%) TCP/IP
5 36 (1.64%) LTE
6 33 (1.51%) FTP
7 29 (1.32%) Firewall
8 25 (1.14%) DNS
9 19 (0.87%) DHCP
10 18 (0.82%) LDAP
10 18 (0.82%) SS7
11 17 (0.78%) VoLTE
12 16 (0.73%) 3G
12 16 (0.73%) 3GPP
13 15 (0.69%) SAN
14 12 (0.55%) Intranet
15 11 (0.50%) 2G
16 10 (0.46%) 4G
16 10 (0.46%) SSL
17 9 (0.41%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 203 (9.27%) Relational Database
3 197 (9.00%) MySQL
4 119 (5.44%) Oracle Database
5 114 (5.21%) DB2
6 106 (4.84%) NoSQL
7 91 (4.16%) RDBMS
8 62 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 59 (2.70%) Data Mining
10 51 (2.33%) Big Data
11 48 (2.19%) MongoDB
12 47 (2.15%) Hadoop
12 47 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 47 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
13 46 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
14 38 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
15 32 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 25 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (0.82%) BigTable
Development Applications
1 145 (6.62%) Subversion
2 140 (6.40%) Maven
3 136 (6.21%) Selenium
4 122 (5.57%) Git (software)
5 113 (5.16%) Ant
6 107 (4.89%) Eclipse
7 97 (4.43%) JUnit
8 91 (4.16%) Jenkins
9 81 (3.70%) Visual Studio
10 51 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
11 48 (2.19%) WebDriver
12 46 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
13 38 (1.74%) NUnit
14 36 (1.64%) Gradle
15 35 (1.60%) Cucumber
16 33 (1.51%) JIRA
17 32 (1.46%) Hudson
18 25 (1.14%) JBehave
19 18 (0.82%) Bugzilla
20 17 (0.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 462 (21.11%) Finance
2 210 (9.59%) Retail
3 136 (6.21%) Marketing
4 109 (4.98%) Banking
5 108 (4.93%) Telecoms
6 103 (4.71%) Manufacturing
7 67 (3.06%) Automotive
8 51 (2.33%) Games
9 22 (1.01%) Electronics
10 18 (0.82%) Billing
11 16 (0.73%) Multimedia
12 15 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.55%) Online Betting
14 11 (0.50%) Back Office
15 9 (0.41%) Advertising
16 8 (0.37%) Publishing
17 7 (0.32%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.27%) German Language
19 4 (0.18%) Law
19 4 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 1004 (45.87%) Developer
2 587 (26.82%) Java Developer
3 308 (14.07%) Software Engineer
4 233 (10.64%) Analyst
5 165 (7.54%) Senior Developer
6 156 (7.13%) Software Developer
7 135 (6.17%) Architect
8 111 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
9 102 (4.66%) Test Engineer
10 93 (4.25%) Support Analyst
11 89 (4.07%) Applications Support
11 89 (4.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 87 (3.97%) Consultant
13 71 (3.24%) Support Engineer
14 69 (3.15%) Graduate
15 66 (3.02%) Junior
16 65 (2.97%) Java Software Engineer
17 56 (2.56%) Tester
17 56 (2.56%) Web Developer
17 56 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (22.20%) .NET
2 425 (19.42%) J2EE
3 409 (18.68%) HTML
4 362 (16.54%) XML
5 295 (13.48%) CSS
6 288 (13.16%) Web Services
7 253 (11.56%) Spring
8 202 (9.23%) JSP
9 173 (7.90%) Hibernate
10 156 (7.13%) jQuery
11 138 (6.30%) Struts
12 126 (5.76%) Middleware
13 116 (5.30%) Ajax
14 107 (4.89%) HTML5
15 102 (4.66%) Servlets
15 102 (4.66%) ASP.NET
16 97 (4.43%) JMS
17 90 (4.11%) Java EE
18 88 (4.02%) REST
19 85 (3.88%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 398 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 195 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 177 (8.09%) Mathematics
4 115 (5.25%) Open Source
5 112 (5.12%) Algorithms
6 103 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 91 (4.16%) User Experience
8 65 (2.97%) Physics
9 62 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (2.51%) PKI
11 49 (2.24%) Management Information System
12 35 (1.60%) Statistics
13 34 (1.55%) Data Integration
14 31 (1.42%) Wiki
15 28 (1.28%) Data Structures
16 24 (1.10%) Cryptography
17 23 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
17 23 (1.05%) Visualisation
18 21 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
19 17 (0.78%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 470 (21.47%) Linux
2 440 (20.10%) UNIX
3 278 (12.70%) Windows
4 140 (6.40%) Android
5 137 (6.26%) Solaris
6 134 (6.12%) Apple iOS
7 49 (2.24%) AIX
8 28 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.73%) Windows Phone
11 15 (0.69%) HPUX
12 14 (0.64%) CentOS
12 14 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 10 (0.46%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.37%) Debian
16 7 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (0.27%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 639 (29.19%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (24.26%) OO
3 491 (22.43%) Software Engineering
4 274 (12.52%) E-Commerce
5 211 (9.64%) Scrum
6 175 (7.99%) TDD
7 161 (7.35%) SOA
8 141 (6.44%) Multithreading
9 128 (5.85%) Project Management
10 126 (5.76%) OOP
11 124 (5.66%) MVC
12 117 (5.34%) OOD
13 107 (4.89%) Test Scripting
14 100 (4.57%) Test Automation
15 97 (4.43%) Web Development
16 86 (3.93%) Mentoring
17 85 (3.88%) Software Testing
18 82 (3.75%) UML
18 82 (3.75%) CRM
19 71 (3.24%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 787 (35.95%) SQL
2 556 (25.40%) C#
3 513 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 484 (22.11%) C++
5 348 (15.90%) Python
6 297 (13.57%) C
7 226 (10.32%) PHP
8 186 (8.50%) Perl
9 145 (6.62%) PL/SQL
10 117 (5.34%) Ruby
11 87 (3.97%) Shell Script
12 78 (3.56%) VB
13 75 (3.43%) Bash Shell
14 57 (2.60%) Objective-C
15 44 (2.01%) Scala
16 41 (1.87%) VB.NET
17 30 (1.37%) VBA
17 30 (1.37%) PowerShell
18 29 (1.32%) T-SQL
19 23 (1.05%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 622 (28.41%) Degree
2 58 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 51 (2.33%) ISEB
4 45 (2.06%) ISTQB
5 44 (2.01%) SC Cleared
6 28 (1.28%) Sun Certification
7 19 (0.87%) Oracle Certification
8 16 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (0.73%) OCP
9 12 (0.55%) PhD
10 11 (0.50%) CISSP
11 10 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.23%) HND
12 5 (0.23%) CEH
13 4 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.18%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.18%) MCDBA
13 4 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
14 3 (0.14%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (9.59%) QA
2 34 (1.55%) SLA
3 26 (1.19%) ISO 8583
4 16 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.50%) ISO 9000
6 10 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.14%) GAMP
8 3 (0.14%) GCP
8 3 (0.14%) GMP
9 2 (0.091%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.046%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.41%) XenApp
3 9 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.32%) HDFS
5 6 (0.27%) Firmware
6 2 (0.091%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.046%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.046%) Xen
7 1 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.046%) KVM
Systems Management
1 33 (1.51%) Puppet
2 27 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.37%) OpenSSO
5 6 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
5 6 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 6 (0.27%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.18%) Control-M
6 4 (0.18%) Nagios
6 4 (0.18%) Opsview
7 3 (0.14%) BMC Performance Manager
8 2 (0.091%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.046%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.046%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 670 (30.61%) Oracle
2 191 (8.73%) JBoss
3 188 (8.59%) Microsoft
4 109 (4.98%) IBM
5 98 (4.48%) SAP
6 62 (2.83%) Sun
7 53 (2.42%) JD Edwards
8 41 (1.87%) Google
9 39 (1.78%) TIBCO
10 37 (1.69%) Sybase
11 35 (1.60%) Red Hat
12 29 (1.32%) VMware
13 25 (1.14%) HP
14 23 (1.05%) Atlassian
15 22 (1.01%) webMethods
16 21 (0.96%) Adobe
17 19 (0.87%) Software AG
18 18 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
19 16 (0.73%) Citrix
20 13 (0.59%) hybris
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