The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 20 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 126 110 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.59% 8.63% 9.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.76% 18.58% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 92 80 72
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
Java
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
579 592 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.66% 46.43% 50.25%
Number of salaries quoted 451 470 411
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Java
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Java Salary Trend in Essex

Java
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Essex

Java
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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 +18 43 £42,500 +22.30% 1
Chelmsford +3 20 £37,500 +25.00%
Brentwood -15 6 - -
Harlow - 4 £50,000 -
Basildon -12 2 - -
Braintree - 1 - - 1
Thurrock - 1 £60,000 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Java 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.

1 115 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (38.83%) Degree
3 110 (37.80%) Computer Science
4 107 (36.77%) Spring
5 106 (36.43%) Software Engineering
5 106 (36.43%) JBoss
6 96 (32.99%) SQL
7 91 (31.27%) J2EE
8 82 (28.18%) Oracle
9 81 (27.84%) SQL Server
9 81 (27.84%) Hibernate
10 72 (24.74%) Swing
11 68 (23.37%) OO
12 65 (22.34%) JavaScript
13 56 (19.24%) HTML
14 55 (18.90%) TDD
15 54 (18.56%) Finance
16 53 (18.21%) Relational Database
17 49 (16.84%) PL/SQL
18 47 (16.15%) Web Services
18 47 (16.15%) Java EE
19 45 (15.46%) Maven
19 45 (15.46%) E-Commerce
19 45 (15.46%) JUnit
19 45 (15.46%) CSS
20 39 (13.40%) RDBMS
20 39 (13.40%) Oracle Database
21 38 (13.06%) JPA
22 37 (12.71%) .NET
23 36 (12.37%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 106 (36.43%) JBoss
2 29 (9.97%) WebLogic
2 29 (9.97%) WebSphere
3 13 (4.47%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (3.09%) GlassFish
5 5 (1.72%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.72%) CMS
6 4 (1.37%) Apache
6 4 (1.37%) IIS
7 3 (1.03%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.69%) Liferay
8 2 (0.69%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) GitHub
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) SSL
2 1 (0.34%) Internet
2 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 53 (18.21%) Relational Database
3 39 (13.40%) Oracle Database
3 39 (13.40%) RDBMS
4 22 (7.56%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.47%) MySQL
5 13 (4.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (3.78%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (3.78%) QlikView
7 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (2.75%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.75%) Neo4j
9 5 (1.72%) Big Data
9 5 (1.72%) Datomic
9 5 (1.72%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (15.46%) JUnit
1 45 (15.46%) Maven
2 30 (10.31%) TeamCity
3 27 (9.28%) Eclipse
4 26 (8.93%) Git (software)
5 20 (6.87%) Selenium
6 18 (6.19%) Eclipse RCP
7 15 (5.15%) JMeter
8 14 (4.81%) JIRA
9 10 (3.44%) NetBeans
9 10 (3.44%) SoapUI
10 9 (3.09%) Subversion
11 8 (2.75%) HP UFT
11 8 (2.75%) Jenkins
12 7 (2.41%) JIRA Agile
13 6 (2.06%) Ant
13 6 (2.06%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.72%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.72%) NUnit
15 4 (1.37%) DbUnit
General
1 54 (18.56%) Finance
2 32 (11.00%) Automotive
3 12 (4.12%) Banking
3 12 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 206 (70.79%) Developer
2 174 (59.79%) Java Developer
3 51 (17.53%) Senior Developer
4 50 (17.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 41 (14.09%) Programmer
6 37 (12.71%) J2EE Developer
6 37 (12.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 31 (10.65%) Graduate
7 31 (10.65%) Java Programmer
8 30 (10.31%) Graduate Developer
8 30 (10.31%) Graduate Java Developer
9 29 (9.97%) Java Engineer
10 28 (9.62%) Senior Programmer
11 23 (7.90%) Agile Developer
11 23 (7.90%) Agile Java Developer
12 22 (7.56%) Software Engineer
13 21 (7.22%) Java Software Developer
13 21 (7.22%) Senior Java Programmer
13 21 (7.22%) Software Developer
14 20 (6.87%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (36.77%) Spring
2 91 (31.27%) J2EE
3 81 (27.84%) Hibernate
4 72 (24.74%) Swing
5 56 (19.24%) HTML
6 47 (16.15%) Java EE
6 47 (16.15%) Web Services
7 45 (15.46%) CSS
8 38 (13.06%) JPA
9 37 (12.71%) .NET
10 35 (12.03%) Struts
11 34 (11.68%) Ajax
12 31 (10.65%) JMS
13 30 (10.31%) EJB
14 29 (9.97%) Apache Flex
14 29 (9.97%) GWT
15 26 (8.93%) Servlets
16 25 (8.59%) Spring MVC
17 23 (7.90%) jQuery
17 23 (7.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (37.80%) Computer Science
2 25 (8.59%) Biology
3 17 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.15%) Life Science
5 8 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.06%) Biotechnology
7 6 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.72%) Chemistry
8 5 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.72%) Proteomics
8 5 (1.72%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.03%) DataPower
10 3 (1.03%) LIMS
10 3 (1.03%) Physics
10 3 (1.03%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.90%) Linux
2 21 (7.22%) Unix
3 14 (4.81%) Windows
4 11 (3.78%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.03%) Android
6 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.34%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (36.43%) Software Engineering
3 68 (23.37%) OO
4 55 (18.90%) TDD
5 45 (15.46%) E-Commerce
6 36 (12.37%) MVC
6 36 (12.37%) SDLC
7 35 (12.03%) Open Source
8 34 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (11.34%) SOA
10 31 (10.65%) OOP
11 30 (10.31%) UML
11 30 (10.31%) Unit Testing
12 29 (9.97%) Loose Coupling
13 23 (7.90%) Bioinformatics
13 23 (7.90%) Project Management
14 22 (7.56%) Software Testing
15 15 (5.15%) DevOps
15 15 (5.15%) Workflow
16 14 (4.81%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 96 (32.99%) SQL
2 65 (22.34%) JavaScript
3 49 (16.84%) PL/SQL
4 23 (7.90%) Perl
5 20 (6.87%) Python
6 19 (6.53%) C#
7 16 (5.50%) C
8 9 (3.09%) Groovy
8 9 (3.09%) Scala
9 8 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.41%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.41%) C++
11 5 (1.72%) Clojure
11 5 (1.72%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.72%) VBA
12 4 (1.37%) PHP
13 3 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.69%) ABAP
14 2 (0.69%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.34%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 113 (38.83%) Degree
2 28 (9.62%) SC Cleared
2 28 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.78%) PhD
4 7 (2.41%) ISEB
4 7 (2.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.90%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.69%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 82 (28.18%) Oracle
2 29 (9.97%) Google
3 13 (4.47%) webMethods
4 11 (3.78%) IBM
5 10 (3.44%) HP
6 9 (3.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.72%) LabVantage
9 4 (1.37%) Citrix
10 2 (0.69%) SAP
10 2 (0.69%) Tableau
11 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.34%) JDA
11 1 (0.34%) MKS
11 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.34%) VMware
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