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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 25 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 89 120 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.03% 9.92% 9.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.73% 19.54% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 64 97 101
Median salary £50,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%
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
502 614 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.31% 50.74% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 421 487 519
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 34 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Chelmsford -8 9 £33,000 -14.83% 2
Brentwood +1 5 - - 1
Basildon +7 4 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Saffron Walden +1 1 £47,500 +26.66%
Wickford - 1 £32,500 -
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 77 (47.24%) Degree
2 75 (46.01%) Oracle
3 72 (44.17%) JBoss
4 70 (42.94%) Computer Science
5 65 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (38.65%) JavaScript
7 62 (38.04%) Relational Database
8 61 (37.42%) SQL
9 58 (35.58%) J2EE
10 56 (34.36%) WebSphere
11 48 (29.45%) HTML
12 47 (28.83%) WebLogic
13 45 (27.61%) CSS
14 43 (26.38%) PL/SQL
15 40 (24.54%) Finance
16 38 (23.31%) RDBMS
17 37 (22.70%) E-Commerce
18 33 (20.25%) Swing
18 33 (20.25%) OOP
19 32 (19.63%) OO
19 32 (19.63%) Linux
19 32 (19.63%) Hibernate
20 31 (19.02%) Ajax
20 31 (19.02%) Oracle Database
21 30 (18.40%) Software Engineering
22 29 (17.79%) Java EE
22 29 (17.79%) SQL Server
23 27 (16.56%) Maven
24 26 (15.95%) JMS
25 25 (15.34%) Gradle

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 72 (44.17%) JBoss
2 56 (34.36%) WebSphere
3 47 (28.83%) WebLogic
4 24 (14.72%) GlassFish
5 6 (3.68%) Apache
5 6 (3.68%) IIS
6 3 (1.84%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.84%) Confluence
7 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.23%) Mule
7 2 (1.23%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.23%) SAP EP
7 2 (1.23%) SAP Portal
7 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) MS Project
2 4 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (1.84%) SAP WM
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.23%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.91%) Office 365
2 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Force.com
4 1 (0.61%) GitHub
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.29%) NAS
2 6 (3.68%) Internet
3 5 (3.07%) SAN
4 2 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (38.04%) Relational Database
2 38 (23.31%) RDBMS
3 31 (19.02%) Oracle Database
4 29 (17.79%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.52%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.91%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.91%) MySQL
7 7 (4.29%) DB2
8 5 (3.07%) SAP BW
9 4 (2.45%) Big Data
9 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.84%) SAP HANA
11 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (1.23%) SAP BI
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (16.56%) Maven
2 25 (15.34%) Gradle
3 24 (14.72%) Ant
4 11 (6.75%) Selenium
5 10 (6.13%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.13%) SoapUI
6 9 (5.52%) JIRA
6 9 (5.52%) LoadRunner
7 7 (4.29%) HP UFT
8 6 (3.68%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.68%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.68%) Subversion
9 5 (3.07%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.07%) JUnit
10 4 (2.45%) Gerrit
10 4 (2.45%) JMeter
10 4 (2.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (2.45%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 40 (24.54%) Finance
2 14 (8.59%) Automotive
3 7 (4.29%) Marketing
4 5 (3.07%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (52.15%) Developer
2 73 (44.79%) Java Developer
3 48 (29.45%) Senior Developer
4 46 (28.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 41 (25.15%) Programmer
6 35 (21.47%) Java Programmer
7 29 (17.79%) Senior Programmer
8 28 (17.18%) Senior Java Programmer
9 23 (14.11%) J2EE Programmer
10 22 (13.50%) Agile Developer
10 22 (13.50%) Agile Java Developer
10 22 (13.50%) Analyst
10 22 (13.50%) J2EE Developer
10 22 (13.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 22 (13.50%) Oracle Developer
10 22 (13.50%) Senior Agile Developer
10 22 (13.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 22 (13.50%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 22 (13.50%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 22 (13.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (35.58%) J2EE
2 48 (29.45%) HTML
3 45 (27.61%) CSS
4 33 (20.25%) Swing
5 32 (19.63%) Hibernate
6 31 (19.02%) Ajax
7 29 (17.79%) Java EE
8 26 (15.95%) JMS
9 21 (12.88%) SOAP
9 21 (12.88%) Spring
10 18 (11.04%) Web Services
11 16 (9.82%) .NET
12 12 (7.36%) XML
13 11 (6.75%) jQuery
14 9 (5.52%) JSON
15 8 (4.91%) HTML5
16 7 (4.29%) .NET Framework
16 7 (4.29%) JSP
17 6 (3.68%) REST
18 5 (3.07%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (42.94%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.68%) EMV
3 6 (3.68%) Internet of Things
4 5 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.45%) CMDB
5 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.45%) iSeries
6 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.23%) DataPower
6 2 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.23%) EPoS
6 2 (1.23%) FMCG
6 2 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.23%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.23%) Online Games
6 2 (1.23%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Biology
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.63%) Linux
2 16 (9.82%) Windows
3 12 (7.36%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.68%) Unix
6 5 (3.07%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.61%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.61%) CentOS
7 1 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (22.70%) E-Commerce
3 33 (20.25%) OOP
4 32 (19.63%) OO
5 30 (18.40%) Software Engineering
6 24 (14.72%) Open Source
7 21 (12.88%) SDLC
8 13 (7.98%) Project Management
9 12 (7.36%) Scrum
9 12 (7.36%) Software Testing
10 11 (6.75%) MVC
10 11 (6.75%) Performance Testing
11 10 (6.13%) Test Strategy
12 8 (4.91%) Workflow
13 7 (4.29%) ITIL
13 7 (4.29%) Use Case
14 6 (3.68%) Business Analysis
14 6 (3.68%) DevOps
14 6 (3.68%) ERP
15 5 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 63 (38.65%) JavaScript
2 61 (37.42%) SQL
3 43 (26.38%) PL/SQL
4 24 (14.72%) C#
5 19 (11.66%) Perl
6 11 (6.75%) C++
7 9 (5.52%) C
8 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.91%) VBA
9 7 (4.29%) Python
10 6 (3.68%) ABAP
11 5 (3.07%) PHP
12 4 (2.45%) RPG
12 4 (2.45%) Ruby
13 2 (1.23%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.23%) Groovy
13 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.23%) VBScript
13 2 (1.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 77 (47.24%) Degree
2 13 (7.98%) ISEB
3 12 (7.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.59%) QA
System Software
1 23 (14.11%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.98%) vSphere
4 7 (4.29%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.61%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.23%) Kibana
2 2 (1.23%) logstash
3 1 (0.61%) Nagios
3 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 75 (46.01%) Oracle
2 17 (10.43%) VMware
3 13 (7.98%) NetApp
4 10 (6.13%) HP
5 9 (5.52%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.91%) Citrix
6 8 (4.91%) IBM
6 8 (4.91%) SAP
7 7 (4.29%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.45%) MKS
9 3 (1.84%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.23%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.61%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 24k per year + Company Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 17 hours ago
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago