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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 28 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 92 122 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.32% 11.63% 8.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.65% 21.75% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 66 86 68
Average salary £43,125 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £58,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
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
588 561 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.82% 53.48% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 455 455 393
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
Chelmsford -2 27 £30,000 -33.33% 15
Brentwood -18 15 £44,000 -16.19% 1
Colchester -10 5 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Saffron Walden +2 2 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Basildon +1 2 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Witham -4 1 - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 100 (44.84%) SQL
2 79 (35.43%) .NET
3 63 (28.25%) J2EE
4 58 (26.01%) E-Commerce
5 52 (23.32%) JavaScript
6 51 (22.87%) Spring
7 49 (21.97%) Degree
7 49 (21.97%) Finance
8 48 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (21.08%) Struts
10 44 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (17.94%) MVC
12 39 (17.49%) Software Engineering
13 38 (17.04%) C#
14 37 (16.59%) Windows
15 35 (15.70%) JBoss
15 35 (15.70%) JPA
16 34 (15.25%) Java SE
17 32 (14.35%) Automotive
17 32 (14.35%) Oracle
18 30 (13.45%) HTML
19 27 (12.11%) SQL Server
19 27 (12.11%) Spring MVC
19 27 (12.11%) Relational Database
20 26 (11.66%) Unit Testing
20 26 (11.66%) XML
21 23 (10.31%) Microsoft
22 22 (9.87%) CSS
23 21 (9.42%) JSP
23 21 (9.42%) RDBMS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 35 (15.70%) JBoss
2 16 (7.17%) IIS
3 11 (4.93%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.04%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.24%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.45%) Apache
8 1 (0.45%) WordPress
8 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.79%) MS Office
2 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.24%) assyst
3 1 (0.45%) AWD
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.14%) Internet
2 4 (1.79%) Firewall
3 2 (0.90%) NFC
3 2 (0.90%) SMS
3 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) DNS
3 2 (0.90%) SMPP
3 2 (0.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.11%) SQL Server
1 27 (12.11%) Relational Database
2 21 (9.42%) RDBMS
3 19 (8.52%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.90%) DB2
8 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.38%) JUnit
2 5 (2.24%) JMeter
2 5 (2.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.24%) Ant
2 5 (2.24%) NUnit
2 5 (2.24%) Maven
2 5 (2.24%) jMock
2 5 (2.24%) Mockito
2 5 (2.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.79%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.35%) Rational Rose
4 3 (1.35%) Subversion
4 3 (1.35%) ArgoUML
4 3 (1.35%) Cactus
4 3 (1.35%) FitNesse
4 3 (1.35%) Rational Functional Tester
4 3 (1.35%) Hudson
4 3 (1.35%) JProfiler
4 3 (1.35%) DbUnit
General
1 49 (21.97%) Finance
2 32 (14.35%) Automotive
3 12 (5.38%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.14%) Banking
5 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (55.16%) Developer
2 90 (40.36%) Java Developer
3 47 (21.08%) Analyst
4 32 (14.35%) Support Analyst
5 26 (11.66%) Applications Support
6 24 (10.76%) Senior Developer
7 23 (10.31%) Applications Support Analyst
8 22 (9.87%) Senior Java Developer
9 17 (7.62%) Graduate
9 17 (7.62%) Graduate Developer
10 15 (6.73%) Software Developer
10 15 (6.73%) Graduate Java Developer
11 13 (5.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 11 (4.93%) J2EE Developer
13 9 (4.04%) Project Manager
14 8 (3.59%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
14 8 (3.59%) Architect
14 8 (3.59%) Software Engineer
14 8 (3.59%) Production Support Analyst
15 7 (3.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (35.43%) .NET
2 63 (28.25%) J2EE
3 51 (22.87%) Spring
4 47 (21.08%) Struts
5 35 (15.70%) JPA
6 34 (15.25%) Java SE
7 30 (13.45%) HTML
8 27 (12.11%) Spring MVC
9 26 (11.66%) XML
10 22 (9.87%) CSS
11 21 (9.42%) JSP
12 19 (8.52%) Java EE
13 18 (8.07%) jQuery
14 16 (7.17%) Hibernate
15 15 (6.73%) Web Services
16 12 (5.38%) ASP.NET
17 9 (4.04%) EJB
17 9 (4.04%) WCF
18 8 (3.59%) Servlets
19 7 (3.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.07%) Open Source
2 18 (8.07%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.24%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.79%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.35%) LIMS
7 3 (1.35%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.35%) DataPower
7 3 (1.35%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.90%) Telematics
8 2 (0.90%) iSeries
8 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.45%) User Experience
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.59%) Windows
2 18 (8.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (7.62%) Linux
4 7 (3.14%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.14%) Android
5 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.79%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.01%) E-Commerce
2 44 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (17.94%) MVC
4 39 (17.49%) Software Engineering
5 26 (11.66%) Unit Testing
6 20 (8.97%) OO
7 17 (7.62%) Web Development
8 12 (5.38%) Asset Management
8 12 (5.38%) SOA
8 12 (5.38%) Change Control
9 11 (4.93%) Waterfall
9 11 (4.93%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.48%) Validation
10 10 (4.48%) Project Management
10 10 (4.48%) E-business
10 10 (4.48%) Web Application Development
11 9 (4.04%) Mobile Application Development
11 9 (4.04%) Change Management
11 9 (4.04%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 100 (44.84%) SQL
2 52 (23.32%) JavaScript
3 38 (17.04%) C#
4 14 (6.28%) Python
5 13 (5.83%) C++
6 12 (5.38%) Perl
6 12 (5.38%) VBA
7 11 (4.93%) C
8 8 (3.59%) VB
9 6 (2.69%) PHP
9 6 (2.69%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.24%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.24%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.79%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.79%) SOQL
11 4 (1.79%) Groovy
12 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.90%) Ruby
13 2 (0.90%) RPG
13 2 (0.90%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 49 (21.97%) Degree
2 7 (3.14%) ISEB
3 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.90%) VCP4
5 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.24%) XenApp
2 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) Opsview
2 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (14.35%) Oracle
2 23 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.07%) IBM
4 12 (5.38%) webMethods
5 10 (4.48%) HP
6 9 (4.04%) Software AG
7 7 (3.14%) Google
8 5 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.24%) Citrix
8 5 (2.24%) NetApp
8 5 (2.24%) EMC
9 4 (1.79%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.79%) Twitter
10 3 (1.35%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.35%) Splunk
11 2 (0.90%) Tableau
12 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.45%) SAP
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Computer People
Salary: Upwards of £45k + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Groveland
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Braintree, Essex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21,747 - 26,556 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
QA Limited
Salary: £153.75 per week
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Chelmsford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Chelmsford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago