The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 53 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 49 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.82% 2.73% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 2.85% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 15
Average salary £39,250 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.67% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Java Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1229 912 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.79% 95.70% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 981 700 746
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Essex

Java Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
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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
Chelmsford 0 27 £32,500 -32.98% 1
Colchester +3 2 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (46.60%) J2EE
3 46 (44.66%) SQL
4 44 (42.72%) Spring
5 38 (36.89%) Java SE
6 34 (33.01%) Struts
7 32 (31.07%) MVC
8 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
9 29 (28.16%) Automotive
10 28 (27.18%) JPA
10 28 (27.18%) JBoss
11 23 (22.33%) Spring MVC
12 22 (21.36%) Unit Testing
13 20 (19.42%) Hibernate
14 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
14 19 (18.45%) Open Source
15 17 (16.50%) Oracle
16 16 (15.53%) Java EE
17 15 (14.56%) Degree
18 14 (13.59%) HTML
18 14 (13.59%) Web Development
19 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
20 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
21 11 (10.68%) JUnit
21 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database
22 10 (9.71%) JSP
23 9 (8.74%) Web Services
23 9 (8.74%) Ant
23 9 (8.74%) PL/SQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (27.18%) JBoss
2 8 (7.77%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.77%) GlassFish
2 8 (7.77%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.91%) Mule
4 1 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.77%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.77%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.77%) Data Mining
3 8 (7.77%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) JUnit
2 9 (8.74%) Ant
2 9 (8.74%) Maven
3 8 (7.77%) Gradle
4 5 (4.85%) Mockito
4 5 (4.85%) jMock
5 4 (3.88%) Subversion
5 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (28.16%) Automotive
2 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Electronics
3 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (46.60%) J2EE
2 44 (42.72%) Spring
3 38 (36.89%) Java SE
4 34 (33.01%) Struts
5 28 (27.18%) JPA
6 23 (22.33%) Spring MVC
7 20 (19.42%) Hibernate
8 16 (15.53%) Java EE
9 14 (13.59%) HTML
10 10 (9.71%) JSP
11 9 (8.74%) Web Services
12 8 (7.77%) CSS
12 8 (7.77%) JMS
13 6 (5.83%) J2SE
13 6 (5.83%) Servlets
13 6 (5.83%) XML
14 5 (4.85%) jQuery
15 4 (3.88%) EJB
16 3 (2.91%) Swing
17 2 (1.94%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Open Source
2 13 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.74%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) LIMS
6 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) MVC
2 22 (21.36%) Unit Testing
3 19 (18.45%) Software Engineering
4 14 (13.59%) Web Development
5 9 (8.74%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (8.74%) Web Application Development
5 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.80%) TDD
7 6 (5.83%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.88%) OO
9 3 (2.91%) SOA
10 2 (1.94%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.94%) E-business
10 2 (1.94%) UML
10 2 (1.94%) OOP
10 2 (1.94%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (0.97%) Workflow
11 1 (0.97%) Change Control
11 1 (0.97%) Responsive Web Design
11 1 (0.97%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (44.66%) SQL
3 30 (29.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.74%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.91%) Perl
5 3 (2.91%) PHP
5 3 (2.91%) Python
6 2 (1.94%) Groovy
7 1 (0.97%) C
7 1 (0.97%) C++
7 1 (0.97%) XQuery
7 1 (0.97%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Oracle
2 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.91%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.97%) Twitter
4 1 (0.97%) AccuRev
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