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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 78 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 22 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.74% 1.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.84% 3.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 0
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +26.92%
Java SE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
455 504 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 35.94% 37.89% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 362 451 334
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java SE across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Java SE
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Java SE Salary Trend in Essex

Java SE
Salary Histogram in Essex

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

Java SE Salary Histogram in Essex

Java SE
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 SE within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Chelmsford +7 13 £37,500 -16.66%
Java SE
East of England

Java SE
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Java SE 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 SE.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (90.63%) Spring
2 29 (90.63%) SQL
3 26 (81.25%) Struts
3 26 (81.25%) Unit Testing
3 26 (81.25%) JPA
4 22 (68.75%) MVC
4 22 (68.75%) Spring MVC
5 20 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (62.50%) SDLC
6 18 (56.25%) Servlets
7 14 (43.75%) JavaBeans
7 14 (43.75%) JSP
8 10 (31.25%) JBoss
9 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
9 9 (28.13%) Degree
10 7 (21.88%) E-business
11 6 (18.75%) Java EE
12 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (12.50%) EJB
14 3 (9.38%) J2EE
14 3 (9.38%) Automotive
14 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
15 1 (3.13%) Internet

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Java SE 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 SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (31.25%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
General
1 3 (9.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
1 32 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Senior Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 9 (28.13%) Mid-Level Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Java Programmer
4 6 (18.75%) Programmer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Programmer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Java Programmer
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.38%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) Spring
2 26 (81.25%) Struts
2 26 (81.25%) JPA
3 22 (68.75%) Spring MVC
4 18 (56.25%) Servlets
5 14 (43.75%) JSP
5 14 (43.75%) JavaBeans
6 6 (18.75%) Java EE
7 4 (12.50%) EJB
8 3 (9.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (28.13%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Unit Testing
2 22 (68.75%) MVC
3 20 (62.50%) SDLC
4 7 (21.88%) E-business
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (90.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree