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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 38 77 41
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 50 11 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.57% 1.00% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 1.04% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42 10 42
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
1039 1054 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.97% 95.91% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 840 848 842
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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 15 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
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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
Colchester - 17 £45,000 -
Chelmsford +4 8 £43,750 +101.14%
Brentwood - 8 £43,750 -
Witham 0 2 £27,500 -38.88%
Braintree - 2 £40,000 -
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 3
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (55.86%) J2EE
3 52 (46.85%) Automotive
4 46 (41.44%) JBoss
5 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
5 41 (36.94%) OO
5 41 (36.94%) Java SE
6 40 (36.04%) Hibernate
7 37 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 37 (33.33%) Oracle
8 36 (32.43%) WebSphere
9 35 (31.53%) WebLogic
9 35 (31.53%) JMS
10 34 (30.63%) GlassFish
11 32 (28.83%) Ant
12 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
12 31 (27.93%) SQL
12 31 (27.93%) Data Mining
12 31 (27.93%) Maven
12 31 (27.93%) NoSQL
12 31 (27.93%) Gradle
13 28 (25.23%) OOP
14 27 (24.32%) Spring
14 27 (24.32%) Relational Database
15 24 (21.62%) RDBMS
16 21 (18.92%) Struts
16 21 (18.92%) .NET
16 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (18.02%) CSS
17 20 (18.02%) MVC

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (32.43%) WebSphere
2 35 (31.53%) WebLogic
3 34 (30.63%) GlassFish
4 5 (4.50%) Drupal
5 3 (2.70%) Mule
6 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (6.31%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (27.93%) SQL Server
1 31 (27.93%) Data Mining
1 31 (27.93%) NoSQL
2 27 (24.32%) Relational Database
3 24 (21.62%) RDBMS
4 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (28.83%) Ant
2 31 (27.93%) Maven
2 31 (27.93%) Gradle
3 6 (5.41%) JUnit
4 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.80%) Subversion
5 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.90%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 52 (46.85%) Automotive
2 2 (1.80%) Finance
3 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (55.86%) J2EE
2 41 (36.94%) Java SE
3 40 (36.04%) Hibernate
4 35 (31.53%) JMS
5 27 (24.32%) Spring
6 21 (18.92%) Struts
6 21 (18.92%) .NET
7 20 (18.02%) CSS
8 16 (14.41%) Java EE
9 15 (13.51%) HTML
9 15 (13.51%) Swing
10 14 (12.61%) Web Services
11 13 (11.71%) Ajax
12 12 (10.81%) Spring MVC
13 11 (9.91%) JPA
14 10 (9.01%) XML
14 10 (9.01%) Servlets
15 9 (8.11%) EJB
16 8 (7.21%) SOAP
16 8 (7.21%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.41%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.61%) Open Source
3 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.94%) OO
2 28 (25.23%) OOP
3 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.02%) MVC
5 15 (13.51%) E-Commerce
5 15 (13.51%) Project Management
6 12 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 9 (8.11%) CRM
8 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.31%) Service Management
10 3 (2.70%) SOA
11 2 (1.80%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (1.80%) UML
11 2 (1.80%) Mentoring
12 1 (0.90%) Technical Architecture
12 1 (0.90%) Web Development
12 1 (0.90%) Code Coverage
12 1 (0.90%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (0.90%) Waterfall
12 1 (0.90%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
3 37 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 31 (27.93%) SQL
5 7 (6.31%) PHP
5 7 (6.31%) C#
5 7 (6.31%) Apex Code
5 7 (6.31%) SOQL
6 6 (5.41%) C++
7 5 (4.50%) VB
7 5 (4.50%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.80%) Python
8 2 (1.80%) Jython
8 2 (1.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) C
9 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.90%) XPath
9 1 (0.90%) Groovy
9 1 (0.90%) XQuery
9 1 (0.90%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 46 (41.44%) JBoss
2 37 (33.33%) Oracle
3 16 (14.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.90%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.90%) Twitter
4 1 (0.90%) Microsoft