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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 64 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Java SE 23 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.10% - 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.17% - 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 7
Average salary £40,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -8.88%
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
373 363 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.03% 32.91% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 305 327 373
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
Brentwood - 4 £47,500 -
Colchester - 3 £45,000 -
Witham - 2 £27,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Java SE
East of England

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (85.37%) J2EE
3 28 (68.29%) Automotive
4 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
5 16 (39.02%) SQL
6 13 (31.71%) Struts
7 12 (29.27%) Spring
8 11 (26.83%) MVC
8 11 (26.83%) Spring MVC
8 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
9 10 (24.39%) JPA
9 10 (24.39%) Servlets
10 9 (21.95%) Java EE
11 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
11 8 (19.51%) JBoss
11 8 (19.51%) EJB
12 4 (9.76%) JMS
12 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
12 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
12 4 (9.76%) Oracle
12 4 (9.76%) Ant
12 4 (9.76%) JUnit
12 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
12 4 (9.76%) Maven
12 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
12 4 (9.76%) GlassFish
12 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
12 4 (9.76%) Gradle
13 3 (7.32%) J2SE
13 3 (7.32%) Internet

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
1 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
1 4 (9.76%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
1 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Ant
1 4 (9.76%) JUnit
1 4 (9.76%) Maven
1 4 (9.76%) Gradle
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 28 (68.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
1 41 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (85.37%) J2EE
2 13 (31.71%) Struts
3 12 (29.27%) Spring
4 11 (26.83%) Spring MVC
5 10 (24.39%) JPA
5 10 (24.39%) Servlets
6 9 (21.95%) Java EE
7 8 (19.51%) EJB
7 8 (19.51%) Hibernate
8 4 (9.76%) JMS
9 3 (7.32%) J2SE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) MVC
1 11 (26.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) JavaScript
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) JBoss
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle