The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Rank 9 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 136 154 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.20% 12.29% 9.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.70% 24.68% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 98 119 79
Median salary £44,648 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.61% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,200 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
429 624 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.93% 49.80% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 314 489 427
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

Java Salary Histogram in Essex

Java
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +5 45 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Chelmsford -20 14 £24,000 -36.00% 3
Brentwood +20 13 - -
Saffron Walden - 6 £40,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 6 £43,000 -
Harlow +3 4 £50,000 - 2
Loughton - 4 £42,500 -
Basildon +16 3 £77,500 -
Braintree -2 1 £47,500 -
Witham - 1 £37,500 -
Billericay - 1 £42,500 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Java.

1 115 (49.15%) Oracle
2 113 (48.29%) Degree
3 106 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (41.03%) JBoss
5 94 (40.17%) Relational Database
6 89 (38.03%) J2EE
7 88 (37.61%) Computer Science
8 81 (34.62%) SQL
9 77 (32.91%) JavaScript
10 72 (30.77%) WebSphere
11 67 (28.63%) CSS
12 65 (27.78%) HTML
13 58 (24.79%) OO
13 58 (24.79%) RDBMS
14 56 (23.93%) Web Services
15 55 (23.50%) Linux
16 54 (23.08%) WebLogic
17 53 (22.65%) JMS
18 51 (21.79%) Java EE
19 49 (20.94%) Hibernate
19 49 (20.94%) Swing
20 47 (20.09%) PL/SQL
20 47 (20.09%) Ajax
21 46 (19.66%) Spring
22 44 (18.80%) Apache
23 43 (18.38%) GlassFish
24 41 (17.52%) SQL Server
24 41 (17.52%) E-Commerce
24 41 (17.52%) Maven
25 40 (17.09%) Software Engineering

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 96 (41.03%) JBoss
2 72 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 54 (23.08%) WebLogic
4 44 (18.80%) Apache
5 43 (18.38%) GlassFish
6 24 (10.26%) Tomcat
7 17 (7.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (4.70%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (4.70%) IIS
9 10 (4.27%) SharePoint
10 8 (3.42%) Apache Geronimo
11 2 (0.85%) Mule
12 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (4.27%) VisionPLUS
2 5 (2.14%) Movex
3 4 (1.71%) BigMachines
3 4 (1.71%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.85%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.42%) Oracle CX
2 5 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.14%) SaaS
3 4 (1.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.40%) HTTP
2 16 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.41%) Firewall
4 13 (5.56%) Internet
5 10 (4.27%) SSL
6 4 (1.71%) LDAP
6 4 (1.71%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.85%) FTP
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (40.17%) Relational Database
2 58 (24.79%) RDBMS
3 41 (17.52%) SQL Server
4 32 (13.68%) MySQL
5 30 (12.82%) Oracle Database
6 19 (8.12%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (7.69%) Big Data
8 13 (5.56%) MongoDB
9 12 (5.13%) CouchDB
9 12 (5.13%) Neo4j
10 8 (3.42%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.99%) Data Mining
11 7 (2.99%) GIS
12 6 (2.56%) JasperReports
13 3 (1.28%) FileMaker
13 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 41 (17.52%) Maven
2 37 (15.81%) Gradle
3 34 (14.53%) Ant
4 21 (8.97%) Jenkins
5 14 (5.98%) Selenium
6 13 (5.56%) JUnit
6 13 (5.56%) SoapUI
7 11 (4.70%) Eclipse
7 11 (4.70%) JIRA
8 10 (4.27%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.99%) ClearQuest
9 7 (2.99%) CruiseControl
9 7 (2.99%) FishEye
9 7 (2.99%) Hudson
9 7 (2.99%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.99%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.14%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.14%) JMeter
10 5 (2.14%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.71%) Gerrit
General
1 34 (14.53%) Finance
2 26 (11.11%) Automotive
3 10 (4.27%) Marketing
4 9 (3.85%) Advertising
5 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 131 (55.98%) Developer
2 109 (46.58%) Java Developer
3 58 (24.79%) Senior Developer
3 58 (24.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 49 (20.94%) Programmer
5 44 (18.80%) Java Programmer
6 33 (14.10%) J2EE Developer
6 33 (14.10%) Java Engineer
6 33 (14.10%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 32 (13.68%) Agile Developer
7 32 (13.68%) Agile Java Developer
7 32 (13.68%) Oracle Developer
8 25 (10.68%) Analyst
8 25 (10.68%) Senior Java Programmer
8 25 (10.68%) Senior Programmer
8 25 (10.68%) Software Developer
9 24 (10.26%) Lead Developer
10 23 (9.83%) J2EE Programmer
11 22 (9.40%) Senior Agile Developer
11 22 (9.40%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (38.03%) J2EE
2 67 (28.63%) CSS
3 65 (27.78%) HTML
4 56 (23.93%) Web Services
5 53 (22.65%) JMS
6 51 (21.79%) Java EE
7 49 (20.94%) Hibernate
7 49 (20.94%) Swing
8 47 (20.09%) Ajax
9 46 (19.66%) Spring
10 40 (17.09%) SOAP
11 35 (14.96%) .NET
12 22 (9.40%) REST
13 20 (8.55%) EJB
13 20 (8.55%) JSP
13 20 (8.55%) Spring MVC
14 19 (8.12%) Middleware
15 18 (7.69%) Servlets
16 14 (5.98%) AngularJS
16 14 (5.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 88 (37.61%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.85%) EMV
2 9 (3.85%) Internet of Things
3 8 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.56%) DataPower
4 6 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.14%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.71%) Wiki
7 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.28%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.43%) e-Health
8 1 (0.43%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.43%) PKI
8 1 (0.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.50%) Linux
2 30 (12.82%) Windows
3 12 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (4.70%) Android
4 11 (4.70%) Apple iOS
5 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.14%) Unix
6 5 (2.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.43%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) SUSE
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (24.79%) OO
3 41 (17.52%) E-Commerce
4 40 (17.09%) Software Engineering
5 34 (14.53%) OOP
6 30 (12.82%) MVC
6 30 (12.82%) Open Source
7 28 (11.97%) SDLC
7 28 (11.97%) SOA
8 21 (8.97%) Scrum
9 19 (8.12%) TDD
10 18 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 15 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (5.98%) Service Delivery
12 14 (5.98%) Web Development
13 13 (5.56%) Performance Management
14 12 (5.13%) DevOps
14 12 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
14 12 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (34.62%) SQL
2 77 (32.91%) JavaScript
3 47 (20.09%) PL/SQL
4 23 (9.83%) PHP
5 20 (8.55%) C#
6 18 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 15 (6.41%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.56%) C
9 11 (4.70%) Perl
10 10 (4.27%) C++
10 10 (4.27%) Python
11 7 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.99%) VBA
12 5 (2.14%) Apple Swift
12 5 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.71%) VC++
14 3 (1.28%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.85%) ABAP
15 2 (0.85%) Ruby
16 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 113 (48.29%) Degree
2 12 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.27%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.85%) ISEB
5 7 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) CISSP
7 1 (0.43%) GSEC
7 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.70%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) HDFS
3 1 (0.43%) KVM
3 1 (0.43%) LXC
3 1 (0.43%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.14%) Puppet
2 4 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.71%) Nagios
2 4 (1.71%) Opsview
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.43%) Mesos
Vendors
1 115 (49.15%) Oracle
2 12 (5.13%) Atlassian
3 6 (2.56%) Adobe
3 6 (2.56%) Google
3 6 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.14%) Citrix
4 5 (2.14%) HP
5 4 (1.71%) F5
5 4 (1.71%) IBM
5 4 (1.71%) Siebel
5 4 (1.71%) Splunk
6 2 (0.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.43%) Apple
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco
7 1 (0.43%) NetApp
7 1 (0.43%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.43%) Tableau
7 1 (0.43%) Teradata
7 1 (0.43%) VMware
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