The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 16 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Java 119 78 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.83% 7.08% 11.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.73% 13.45% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 102 70 121
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
603 580 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.79% 52.68% 64.80%
Number of salaries quoted 520 496 670
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 £28,700 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
East of England

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
Colchester +19 30 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Brentwood +18 20 £45,000 +12.50%
Chelmsford +6 14 £42,500 +97.67%
Witham +2 7 £33,500 -33.00% 1
Basildon -10 5 £57,500 +21.05%
Chigwell - 3 £37,500 -
Billericay +2 2 - -
Braintree -2 1 £40,000 +77.77%
Halstead - 1 £40,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 210 (64.02%) .NET
2 205 (62.50%) SQL
3 171 (52.13%) Oracle
4 145 (44.21%) OO
5 130 (39.63%) E-Commerce
6 115 (35.06%) SAP
7 107 (32.62%) PHP
8 103 (31.40%) CRM
9 96 (29.27%) Marketing
9 96 (29.27%) Apple iOS
10 94 (28.66%) Oracle CRM
10 94 (28.66%) JD Edwards
10 94 (28.66%) Magento
11 79 (24.09%) Finance
12 78 (23.78%) J2EE
13 76 (23.17%) C#
14 72 (21.95%) SQL Server
15 64 (19.51%) Degree
16 59 (17.99%) Windows
17 51 (15.55%) JBoss
18 49 (14.94%) ASP.NET
18 49 (14.94%) JavaScript
18 49 (14.94%) Automotive
19 43 (13.11%) Web Services
19 43 (13.11%) Computer Science
20 42 (12.80%) Microsoft
21 39 (11.89%) Hibernate
22 34 (10.37%) OOP
23 33 (10.06%) SOAP
23 33 (10.06%) WebLogic

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 33 (10.06%) WebLogic
1 33 (10.06%) IIS
1 33 (10.06%) WebSphere
2 29 (8.84%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.93%) GlassFish
4 22 (6.71%) Documentum
5 20 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
5 20 (6.10%) SharePoint Server
6 17 (5.18%) MS Exchange
7 12 (3.66%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.52%) Drupal
8 5 (1.52%) Apache
9 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.61%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (3.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 94 (28.66%) Oracle CRM
1 94 (28.66%) Magento
2 15 (4.57%) assyst
3 1 (0.30%) AWD
3 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (3.35%) Force.com
3 5 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.01%) SAN
2 15 (4.57%) Firewall
3 9 (2.74%) DNS
4 5 (1.52%) NAS
4 5 (1.52%) LDAP
5 4 (1.22%) Internet
6 3 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.91%) NFC
7 2 (0.61%) SMS
8 1 (0.30%) VoIP
8 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.30%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.06%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.23%) RDBMS
4 22 (6.71%) Data Mining
5 21 (6.40%) NoSQL
6 19 (5.79%) Oracle Database
7 14 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.52%) DB2
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.91%) DTS
12 3 (0.91%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle OWB
13 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (8.23%) Visual Studio
2 23 (7.01%) Ant
2 23 (7.01%) Maven
3 21 (6.40%) Gradle
4 13 (3.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (3.05%) Selenium
6 5 (1.52%) JUnit
7 4 (1.22%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.22%) VisualVM
8 3 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.91%) NUnit
8 3 (0.91%) Subversion
8 3 (0.91%) MSTest
9 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.30%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.30%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.30%) TestNG
10 1 (0.30%) Cactus
10 1 (0.30%) QADirector
General
1 96 (29.27%) Marketing
2 79 (24.09%) Finance
3 49 (14.94%) Automotive
4 6 (1.83%) Law
4 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.52%) Banking
5 5 (1.52%) Retail
6 3 (0.91%) Electronics
6 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 148 (45.12%) Developer
2 95 (28.96%) Java Developer
3 51 (15.55%) Analyst
4 31 (9.45%) Software Developer
4 31 (9.45%) Support Analyst
4 31 (9.45%) Applications Support
4 31 (9.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 25 (7.62%) Applications Support Analyst
6 20 (6.10%) Release Manager
7 15 (4.57%) Programmer
8 14 (4.27%) Senior Developer
8 14 (4.27%) Test Specialist
9 13 (3.96%) Team Leader
9 13 (3.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (3.96%) Automation Specialist
10 12 (3.66%) Administrator
11 10 (3.05%) Analyst Programmer
11 10 (3.05%) Support Specialist
11 10 (3.05%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Planning Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (64.02%) .NET
2 78 (23.78%) J2EE
3 49 (14.94%) ASP.NET
4 43 (13.11%) Web Services
5 39 (11.89%) Hibernate
6 33 (10.06%) Java SE
6 33 (10.06%) SOAP
7 28 (8.54%) XML
8 26 (7.93%) JMS
9 24 (7.32%) Spring
10 23 (7.01%) WinForms
10 23 (7.01%) HTML
11 22 (6.71%) CSS
11 22 (6.71%) Struts
12 19 (5.79%) Swing
12 19 (5.79%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (5.18%) Ajax
14 13 (3.96%) JSF
14 13 (3.96%) Spring MVC
14 13 (3.96%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.35%) Open Source
3 8 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.13%) iSeries
5 4 (1.22%) AS400
6 3 (0.91%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.91%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.91%) Wiki
6 3 (0.91%) Smartphone
6 3 (0.91%) DataPower
7 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.61%) Robotics
7 2 (0.61%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.30%) Social Network
8 1 (0.30%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 96 (29.27%) Apple iOS
2 59 (17.99%) Windows
3 29 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (8.23%) Android
5 26 (7.93%) Linux
6 11 (3.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.13%) UNIX
9 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.91%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.61%) AIX
10 2 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (44.21%) OO
2 130 (39.63%) E-Commerce
3 103 (31.40%) CRM
4 34 (10.37%) OOP
5 32 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (9.45%) Project Management
7 21 (6.40%) Android Development
8 20 (6.10%) Service Delivery
8 20 (6.10%) Release Management
9 19 (5.79%) MVC
10 18 (5.49%) Business Analysis
11 17 (5.18%) Process Management
11 17 (5.18%) ITIL
12 16 (4.88%) Test Automation
13 15 (4.57%) ITSM
14 13 (3.96%) Service Management
14 13 (3.96%) OOD
15 12 (3.66%) Waterfall
15 12 (3.66%) Capacity Management
16 11 (3.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 205 (62.50%) SQL
2 107 (32.62%) PHP
3 76 (23.17%) C#
4 49 (14.94%) JavaScript
5 32 (9.76%) PL/SQL
6 31 (9.45%) VB.NET
7 29 (8.84%) VB
8 21 (6.40%) Ruby
8 21 (6.40%) VBA
9 20 (6.10%) ABAP
10 16 (4.88%) VBScript
11 15 (4.57%) C++
12 14 (4.27%) Perl
13 13 (3.96%) Python
14 12 (3.66%) Shell Script
15 10 (3.05%) T-SQL
15 10 (3.05%) Apex Code
16 9 (2.74%) Bash Shell
16 9 (2.74%) Korn
16 9 (2.74%) AWK
Qualifications
1 64 (19.51%) Degree
2 12 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.44%) MCDBA
4 4 (1.22%) ISEB
4 4 (1.22%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.91%) PMP
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.61%) CISSP
6 2 (0.61%) CISM
6 2 (0.61%) CEH
6 2 (0.61%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.88%) QA
2 3 (0.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (6.10%) XenApp
2 12 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.74%) Red Hat Satellite
1 9 (2.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 6 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.83%) Puppet
3 5 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.22%) Opsview
5 3 (0.91%) Nagios
6 2 (0.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 171 (52.13%) Oracle
2 115 (35.06%) SAP
3 94 (28.66%) JD Edwards
4 51 (15.55%) JBoss
5 42 (12.80%) Microsoft
6 29 (8.84%) Citrix
7 23 (7.01%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (6.71%) EMC
9 20 (6.10%) NetApp
10 19 (5.79%) DevExpress
11 16 (4.88%) IBM
12 13 (3.96%) Red Hat
13 11 (3.35%) HP
14 10 (3.05%) VMware
15 6 (1.83%) Splunk
15 6 (1.83%) webMethods
16 3 (0.91%) Lotus
16 3 (0.91%) Software AG
16 3 (0.91%) Cisco
17 2 (0.61%) Progress
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