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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 33 17
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs citing Java 110 67 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.89% 6.21% 10.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.11% 13.35% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 78 59 95
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
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
521 502 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.85% 46.52% 59.43%
Number of salaries quoted 427 442 542
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 28 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Brentwood +21 26 £43,750 +9.37%
Chelmsford +2 12 £40,000 +81.81% 1
Saffron Walden - 5 - -
Basildon -4 4 £55,000 +15.78%
Chigwell - 3 £37,500 -
Braintree 0 2 £40,000 +77.77%
Witham -2 2 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 172 (55.13%) .NET
2 164 (52.56%) SQL
3 137 (43.91%) Oracle
4 123 (39.42%) OO
5 113 (36.22%) E-Commerce
6 85 (27.24%) PHP
7 81 (25.96%) SAP
8 80 (25.64%) SQL Server
9 78 (25.00%) CRM
10 74 (23.72%) Apple iOS
11 71 (22.76%) Marketing
12 70 (22.44%) J2EE
13 69 (22.12%) JD Edwards
13 69 (22.12%) Oracle CRM
13 69 (22.12%) Magento
14 65 (20.83%) C#
15 64 (20.51%) JBoss
16 62 (19.87%) Finance
17 59 (18.91%) Degree
18 55 (17.63%) Automotive
19 51 (16.35%) JavaScript
20 49 (15.71%) Windows
21 46 (14.74%) Computer Science
21 46 (14.74%) Relational Database
22 44 (14.10%) Hibernate
23 42 (13.46%) WebLogic
23 42 (13.46%) Web Services
24 40 (12.82%) Microsoft
25 38 (12.18%) WebSphere
26 37 (11.86%) RDBMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 42 (13.46%) WebLogic
2 38 (12.18%) WebSphere
3 35 (11.22%) GlassFish
4 33 (10.58%) IIS
5 25 (8.01%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.49%) Documentum
6 14 (4.49%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (2.88%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.60%) Drupal
10 4 (1.28%) Apache
10 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.28%) Mule
10 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.96%) Node.js
12 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.32%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 69 (22.12%) Oracle CRM
1 69 (22.12%) Magento
2 6 (1.92%) assyst
3 4 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (3.21%) Force.com
3 3 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.13%) SAN
2 12 (3.85%) Firewall
3 6 (1.92%) LDAP
3 6 (1.92%) NAS
4 5 (1.60%) DNS
5 4 (1.28%) Internet
6 3 (0.96%) NFC
6 3 (0.96%) HTTP
7 2 (0.64%) SMS
8 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.32%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 46 (14.74%) Relational Database
3 37 (11.86%) RDBMS
4 31 (9.94%) Data Mining
5 30 (9.62%) NoSQL
6 19 (6.09%) Oracle Database
7 13 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.60%) MySQL
11 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.96%) DTS
11 3 (0.96%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.32%) DB2
12 1 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (10.58%) Ant
2 32 (10.26%) Maven
3 30 (9.62%) Gradle
4 23 (7.37%) Visual Studio
5 16 (5.13%) Selenium
6 15 (4.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (2.24%) JUnit
7 7 (2.24%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.60%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.60%) Subversion
9 4 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.28%) VisualVM
10 3 (0.96%) NUnit
10 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.96%) MSTest
11 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.64%) Hudson
11 2 (0.64%) JMeter
11 2 (0.64%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.32%) Rational Rose
General
1 71 (22.76%) Marketing
2 62 (19.87%) Finance
3 55 (17.63%) Automotive
4 6 (1.92%) Law
5 3 (0.96%) Electronics
5 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 156 (50.00%) Developer
2 107 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 36 (11.54%) Analyst
4 30 (9.62%) Software Developer
5 29 (9.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 25 (8.01%) Support Analyst
7 24 (7.69%) Applications Support
8 17 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 16 (5.13%) Test Specialist
10 15 (4.81%) Automation Specialist
11 12 (3.85%) Administrator
11 12 (3.85%) Release Manager
11 12 (3.85%) Senior Developer
12 11 (3.53%) Support Specialist
12 11 (3.53%) Architect
12 11 (3.53%) Test Manager
12 11 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (3.21%) Project Manager
14 9 (2.88%) Linux Administrator
15 8 (2.56%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (55.13%) .NET
2 70 (22.44%) J2EE
3 44 (14.10%) Hibernate
4 42 (13.46%) Web Services
5 36 (11.54%) SOAP
5 36 (11.54%) Java SE
6 35 (11.22%) JMS
6 35 (11.22%) ASP.NET
7 30 (9.62%) XML
8 29 (9.29%) Spring
9 22 (7.05%) CSS
10 20 (6.41%) Struts
11 19 (6.09%) HTML
11 19 (6.09%) Swing
11 19 (6.09%) WinForms
11 19 (6.09%) Ruby on Rails
12 18 (5.77%) Java EE
13 16 (5.13%) Ajax
14 12 (3.85%) EJB
14 12 (3.85%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.74%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.09%) Open Source
3 10 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.28%) AS400
5 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
5 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 3 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.96%) Life Science
5 3 (0.96%) Wiki
5 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
5 3 (0.96%) DataPower
5 3 (0.96%) iSeries
5 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.64%) Robotics
6 2 (0.64%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.64%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.32%) iPhone
7 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.32%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 74 (23.72%) Apple iOS
2 49 (15.71%) Windows
3 27 (8.65%) Android
4 25 (8.01%) Linux
5 18 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.92%) UNIX
8 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.96%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.32%) AIX
10 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (39.42%) OO
2 113 (36.22%) E-Commerce
3 78 (25.00%) CRM
4 36 (11.54%) OOP
5 35 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (8.97%) Project Management
7 25 (8.01%) MVC
8 21 (6.73%) Android Development
9 18 (5.77%) Test Automation
10 17 (5.45%) Software Engineering
10 17 (5.45%) Service Delivery
11 16 (5.13%) ITIL
12 15 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (4.81%) Waterfall
13 13 (4.17%) Service Management
14 12 (3.85%) Release Management
15 11 (3.53%) Unit Testing
16 10 (3.21%) Problem Management
16 10 (3.21%) SOA
16 10 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 164 (52.56%) SQL
2 85 (27.24%) PHP
3 65 (20.83%) C#
4 51 (16.35%) JavaScript
5 37 (11.86%) PL/SQL
6 24 (7.69%) VB
7 22 (7.05%) Ruby
8 19 (6.09%) VBA
9 17 (5.45%) VBScript
10 16 (5.13%) Python
10 16 (5.13%) Perl
10 16 (5.13%) C++
11 14 (4.49%) VB.NET
12 13 (4.17%) Shell Script
13 12 (3.85%) ABAP
14 9 (2.88%) C
14 9 (2.88%) AWK
14 9 (2.88%) Korn
14 9 (2.88%) Apex Code
14 9 (2.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (18.91%) Degree
2 10 (3.21%) ISEB
3 9 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.60%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.28%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.64%) CISSP
8 2 (0.64%) CISM
8 2 (0.64%) CEH
8 2 (0.64%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.32%) PMP
9 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.81%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.85%) XenApp
2 7 (2.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.88%) Red Hat Satellite
1 9 (2.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (2.24%) Puppet
3 6 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.28%) Opsview
6 3 (0.96%) Nagios
7 2 (0.64%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 137 (43.91%) Oracle
2 81 (25.96%) SAP
3 69 (22.12%) JD Edwards
4 64 (20.51%) JBoss
5 40 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 21 (6.73%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (6.09%) DevExpress
8 17 (5.45%) Citrix
9 14 (4.49%) Red Hat
9 14 (4.49%) EMC
10 13 (4.17%) HP
11 12 (3.85%) NetApp
11 12 (3.85%) webMethods
12 11 (3.53%) IBM
13 9 (2.88%) VMware
13 9 (2.88%) Software AG
14 6 (1.92%) Splunk
15 4 (1.28%) Twitter
15 4 (1.28%) Google
16 2 (0.64%) Progress
Witham, Essex
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Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum + Sponsored Accredited training.
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Great Benefits and Career Progressio
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Essex
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