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

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 34 36 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Permanent jobs citing Java 71 79 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.31% 6.38% 14.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.49% 12.78% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 53 72 163
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
490 618 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.46% 49.88% 51.07%
Number of salaries quoted 424 486 614
Median salary £44,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 May 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 May 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 +21 33 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Brentwood +11 5 - - 1
Basildon +5 4 £35,000 -39.13% 2
Saffron Walden -3 4 £47,500 +15.15%
Wickford - 2 £32,500 - 2
Chelmsford -17 1 - - 1
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
Loughton - 1 £37,500 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 87 (51.48%) Computer Science
2 86 (50.89%) Degree
3 79 (46.75%) Oracle
4 72 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (39.05%) JBoss
6 65 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 64 (37.87%) Relational Database
8 59 (34.91%) J2EE
9 57 (33.73%) SQL
10 50 (29.59%) HTML
11 48 (28.40%) Swing
12 47 (27.81%) CSS
13 46 (27.22%) PL/SQL
14 45 (26.63%) SQL Server
14 45 (26.63%) Software Engineering
15 43 (25.44%) E-Commerce
16 42 (24.85%) OO
17 40 (23.67%) RDBMS
18 39 (23.08%) Oracle Database
19 38 (22.49%) OOP
19 38 (22.49%) WebSphere
20 37 (21.89%) WebLogic
20 37 (21.89%) Finance
21 36 (21.30%) Ajax
22 30 (17.75%) Linux
22 30 (17.75%) Open Source
23 28 (16.57%) Spring
24 26 (15.38%) Hibernate
25 23 (13.61%) Java EE
26 22 (13.02%) C#

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 66 (39.05%) JBoss
2 38 (22.49%) WebSphere
3 37 (21.89%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.10%) GlassFish
5 6 (3.55%) Apache
6 4 (2.37%) IIS
7 2 (1.18%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.59%) CMS
8 1 (0.59%) Node.js
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.18%) MS Project
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.14%) Office 365
2 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) Internet
2 3 (1.78%) NAS
3 2 (1.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (37.87%) Relational Database
2 45 (26.63%) SQL Server
3 40 (23.67%) RDBMS
4 39 (23.08%) Oracle Database
5 14 (8.28%) NoSQL
6 13 (7.69%) MySQL
7 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (4.73%) Big Data
8 8 (4.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.96%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.96%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.96%) Neo4j
9 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.78%) Datomic
11 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (12.43%) Maven
2 15 (8.88%) Ant
2 15 (8.88%) Selenium
3 13 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.69%) Gradle
3 13 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 11 (6.51%) JUnit
5 9 (5.33%) Cucumber
5 9 (5.33%) HP UFT
5 9 (5.33%) JIRA
5 9 (5.33%) LoadRunner
6 7 (4.14%) JMeter
7 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.96%) NetBeans
8 5 (2.96%) Subversion
8 5 (2.96%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.37%) Gerrit
10 3 (1.78%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (1.78%) NUnit
10 3 (1.78%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (21.89%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Automotive
3 7 (4.14%) Marketing
4 2 (1.18%) Advertising
4 2 (1.18%) Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.18%) Games
5 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (62.13%) Developer
2 90 (53.25%) Java Developer
3 48 (28.40%) Senior Developer
4 47 (27.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 37 (21.89%) Programmer
6 36 (21.30%) Java Programmer
7 32 (18.93%) Senior Programmer
8 31 (18.34%) Senior Java Programmer
9 25 (14.79%) Agile Developer
9 25 (14.79%) Agile Java Developer
10 24 (14.20%) J2EE Developer
10 24 (14.20%) J2EE Programmer
10 24 (14.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 24 (14.20%) Oracle Developer
10 24 (14.20%) Senior Agile Developer
10 24 (14.20%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 24 (14.20%) Senior J2EE Developer
10 24 (14.20%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
10 24 (14.20%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 17 (10.06%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (34.91%) J2EE
2 50 (29.59%) HTML
3 48 (28.40%) Swing
4 47 (27.81%) CSS
5 36 (21.30%) Ajax
6 28 (16.57%) Spring
7 26 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 23 (13.61%) Java EE
9 20 (11.83%) .NET
10 19 (11.24%) SOAP
11 17 (10.06%) Web Services
12 15 (8.88%) JMS
13 12 (7.10%) jQuery
14 10 (5.92%) XML
15 8 (4.73%) HTML5
15 8 (4.73%) JSON
15 8 (4.73%) JSP
16 7 (4.14%) REST
16 7 (4.14%) Spring MVC
17 6 (3.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 87 (51.48%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.10%) Biology
3 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.55%) Internet of Things
4 6 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.96%) Life Science
6 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.78%) Biotechnology
7 3 (1.78%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.18%) Chemistry
8 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.18%) CMDB
8 2 (1.18%) DataPower
8 2 (1.18%) EPoS
8 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.18%) Online Games
8 2 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (17.75%) Linux
2 16 (9.47%) Windows
3 14 (8.28%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.51%) Unix
5 10 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.59%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.60%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.63%) Software Engineering
3 43 (25.44%) E-Commerce
4 42 (24.85%) OO
5 38 (22.49%) OOP
6 30 (17.75%) Open Source
7 15 (8.88%) MVC
7 15 (8.88%) Software Testing
8 14 (8.28%) SDLC
9 13 (7.69%) Project Management
10 11 (6.51%) Performance Testing
11 10 (5.92%) Bioinformatics
11 10 (5.92%) TDD
11 10 (5.92%) Test Strategy
12 8 (4.73%) Analytics
12 8 (4.73%) Scrum
13 6 (3.55%) Validation
14 5 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (2.96%) SOA
14 5 (2.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 57 (33.73%) SQL
3 46 (27.22%) PL/SQL
4 22 (13.02%) C#
5 20 (11.83%) Perl
6 15 (8.88%) Python
7 10 (5.92%) C
8 9 (5.33%) C++
9 8 (4.73%) PHP
9 8 (4.73%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.73%) VBA
10 7 (4.14%) Scala
11 4 (2.37%) Groovy
11 4 (2.37%) Ruby
12 3 (1.78%) Clojure
13 2 (1.18%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
13 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 86 (50.89%) Degree
2 13 (7.69%) ISEB
3 12 (7.10%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.96%) PhD
5 3 (1.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.06%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.73%) vSphere
3 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (4.73%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (46.75%) Oracle
2 12 (7.10%) HP
3 9 (5.33%) VMware
4 8 (4.73%) Citrix
4 8 (4.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.96%) NetApp
6 4 (2.37%) IBM
6 4 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.78%) Google
8 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.18%) MKS
8 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.18%) SAP
8 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.59%) LabVantage
9 1 (0.59%) Tableau
Braintree, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wickford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wickford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon
TDA Group
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago