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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 37 75 44
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 52 15 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.53% 1.32% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 1.38% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 43 15 36
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,300 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1086 1090 913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.68% 95.87% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 864 868 796
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,710 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
Colchester +16 18 £43,750 +9.37%
Chelmsford +4 8 £43,750 -5.91%
Brentwood - 8 £43,750 -
Witham -3 2 £27,500 -38.88%
Braintree - 2 £40,000 -
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 4
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (57.01%) J2EE
3 51 (47.66%) Automotive
4 46 (42.99%) JBoss
5 41 (38.32%) Java SE
6 40 (37.38%) JavaScript
6 40 (37.38%) Hibernate
7 39 (36.45%) Oracle
8 37 (34.58%) PL/SQL
8 37 (34.58%) OO
9 36 (33.64%) WebSphere
10 35 (32.71%) JMS
10 35 (32.71%) WebLogic
11 34 (31.78%) GlassFish
12 32 (29.91%) Ant
13 31 (28.97%) SQL Server
13 31 (28.97%) Data Mining
13 31 (28.97%) Maven
13 31 (28.97%) NoSQL
13 31 (28.97%) Gradle
14 30 (28.04%) SQL
15 28 (26.17%) Spring
16 27 (25.23%) Relational Database
16 27 (25.23%) OOP
17 24 (22.43%) RDBMS
18 22 (20.56%) Struts
19 21 (19.63%) MVC
20 20 (18.69%) CSS
21 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (15.89%) .NET

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 36 (33.64%) WebSphere
2 35 (32.71%) WebLogic
3 34 (31.78%) GlassFish
4 5 (4.67%) Drupal
5 3 (2.80%) Mule
6 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (5.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.97%) SQL Server
1 31 (28.97%) Data Mining
1 31 (28.97%) NoSQL
2 27 (25.23%) Relational Database
3 24 (22.43%) RDBMS
4 12 (11.21%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (29.91%) Ant
2 31 (28.97%) Maven
2 31 (28.97%) Gradle
3 6 (5.61%) JUnit
4 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.87%) Subversion
5 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.93%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 51 (47.66%) Automotive
2 2 (1.87%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (57.01%) J2EE
2 41 (38.32%) Java SE
3 40 (37.38%) Hibernate
4 35 (32.71%) JMS
5 28 (26.17%) Spring
6 22 (20.56%) Struts
7 20 (18.69%) CSS
8 17 (15.89%) .NET
9 16 (14.95%) Java EE
10 15 (14.02%) HTML
11 14 (13.08%) Web Services
12 13 (12.15%) Ajax
12 13 (12.15%) Spring MVC
12 13 (12.15%) Swing
13 12 (11.21%) JPA
14 10 (9.35%) Servlets
14 10 (9.35%) XML
15 9 (8.41%) EJB
16 8 (7.48%) SOAP
16 8 (7.48%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Computer Science
1 16 (14.95%) Open Source
2 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.58%) OO
2 27 (25.23%) OOP
3 21 (19.63%) MVC
4 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.02%) Project Management
5 15 (14.02%) E-Commerce
6 13 (12.15%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.61%) CRM
7 6 (5.61%) Service Management
7 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.80%) SOA
9 2 (1.87%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.87%) UML
9 2 (1.87%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (0.93%) Code Coverage
10 1 (0.93%) Workflow
10 1 (0.93%) Waterfall
10 1 (0.93%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (0.93%) Logistics
10 1 (0.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (37.38%) JavaScript
3 37 (34.58%) PL/SQL
4 30 (28.04%) SQL
5 6 (5.61%) C#
5 6 (5.61%) C++
5 6 (5.61%) Apex Code
5 6 (5.61%) SOQL
6 5 (4.67%) VB
6 5 (4.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.67%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.93%) XQuery
7 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.93%) Groovy
7 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (14.95%) Degree
Vendors
1 46 (42.99%) JBoss
2 39 (36.45%) Oracle
3 12 (11.21%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.93%) Twitter
4 1 (0.93%) AccuRev