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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 33 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Permanent jobs citing Java 80 200 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.57% 14.32% 7.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.16% 27.62% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 72 163 65
Average salary £41,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £74,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
608 724 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.92% 51.83% 56.94%
Number of salaries quoted 482 623 495
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 35 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Colchester -14 10 £45,000 - 3
Brentwood -28 7 £44,000 -16.19% 1
Saffron Walden +7 4 £41,250 -7.30%
Basildon -6 2 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Witham -5 1 - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 95 (55.23%) SQL
2 65 (37.79%) J2EE
2 65 (37.79%) Spring
3 62 (36.05%) Degree
4 57 (33.14%) Struts
5 49 (28.49%) JPA
6 47 (27.33%) Software Engineering
7 46 (26.74%) MVC
8 45 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (23.26%) Unit Testing
10 39 (22.67%) .NET
11 36 (20.93%) Spring MVC
12 35 (20.35%) Computer Science
12 35 (20.35%) Java SE
12 35 (20.35%) HTML
13 33 (19.19%) JSP
14 32 (18.60%) JavaScript
15 30 (17.44%) Servlets
15 30 (17.44%) JBoss
16 27 (15.70%) C#
17 25 (14.53%) Automotive
17 25 (14.53%) Oracle
17 25 (14.53%) CSS
18 24 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (12.79%) Windows
19 22 (12.79%) Finance
20 21 (12.21%) Hibernate
21 20 (11.63%) EJB
22 17 (9.88%) jQuery
22 17 (9.88%) E-business

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (17.44%) JBoss
2 14 (8.14%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.81%) WebLogic
3 10 (5.81%) IIS
4 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.07%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (4.07%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.33%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.49%) MS Office
2 5 (2.91%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.07%) assyst
2 2 (1.16%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) Firewall
2 4 (2.33%) Wireless
3 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.74%) Internet
4 2 (1.16%) Intranet
4 2 (1.16%) FTP
4 2 (1.16%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.23%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.07%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (3.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.74%) MySQL
6 3 (1.74%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.16%) DB2
7 2 (1.16%) SQLite
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Ant
1 9 (5.23%) JUnit
2 8 (4.65%) Maven
3 6 (3.49%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.49%) jMock
3 6 (3.49%) Mockito
4 3 (1.74%) Eclipse RCP
4 3 (1.74%) Gradle
4 3 (1.74%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.74%) Subversion
4 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.16%) PROIV
6 1 (0.58%) Redmine
6 1 (0.58%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.58%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.58%) Hudson
6 1 (0.58%) Cactus
6 1 (0.58%) NUnit
6 1 (0.58%) ArgoUML
General
1 25 (14.53%) Automotive
2 22 (12.79%) Finance
3 5 (2.91%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.16%) Games
4 2 (1.16%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (70.35%) Developer
2 104 (60.47%) Java Developer
3 26 (15.12%) Analyst
4 23 (13.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 20 (11.63%) Graduate Developer
5 20 (11.63%) Graduate Java Developer
5 20 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 20 (11.63%) Graduate
6 19 (11.05%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (9.30%) Software Engineer
7 16 (9.30%) Programmer
8 14 (8.14%) Software Developer
8 14 (8.14%) Java Programmer
9 13 (7.56%) J2EE Developer
9 13 (7.56%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 12 (6.98%) Support Analyst
10 12 (6.98%) Applications Support
11 10 (5.81%) Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (4.07%) Lead Java Developer
12 7 (4.07%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (37.79%) J2EE
1 65 (37.79%) Spring
2 57 (33.14%) Struts
3 49 (28.49%) JPA
4 39 (22.67%) .NET
5 36 (20.93%) Spring MVC
6 35 (20.35%) Java SE
6 35 (20.35%) HTML
7 33 (19.19%) JSP
8 30 (17.44%) Servlets
9 25 (14.53%) CSS
10 21 (12.21%) Hibernate
11 20 (11.63%) EJB
12 17 (9.88%) jQuery
13 16 (9.30%) JavaBeans
14 15 (8.72%) XML
15 13 (7.56%) Java EE
16 8 (4.65%) Swing
16 8 (4.65%) J2SE
17 7 (4.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.16%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (20.35%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.81%) Open Source
4 8 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.33%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.33%) DataPower
6 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.16%) Telematics
6 2 (1.16%) iSeries
6 2 (1.16%) iPhone
6 2 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.58%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.79%) Windows
2 16 (9.30%) Linux
3 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.49%) Android
4 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.33%) Software Engineering
2 46 (26.74%) MVC
3 40 (23.26%) Unit Testing
4 24 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.88%) E-business
6 14 (8.14%) E-Commerce
7 9 (5.23%) Web Development
8 8 (4.65%) ITIL
8 8 (4.65%) OO
8 8 (4.65%) ITIL V3
8 8 (4.65%) Web Application Development
9 7 (4.07%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.07%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.07%) TDD
9 7 (4.07%) Release Management
9 7 (4.07%) ITSM
10 6 (3.49%) Project Management
10 6 (3.49%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (2.91%) Network Management
11 5 (2.91%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 95 (55.23%) SQL
2 32 (18.60%) JavaScript
3 27 (15.70%) C#
4 14 (8.14%) VB
5 13 (7.56%) C++
6 11 (6.40%) Perl
6 11 (6.40%) C
6 11 (6.40%) VBA
7 9 (5.23%) Python
8 8 (4.65%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.49%) Objective-C
10 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.16%) Tcl
11 2 (1.16%) RPG
11 2 (1.16%) COBOL
11 2 (1.16%) Groovy
11 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.16%) VB6
12 1 (0.58%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 62 (36.05%) Degree
2 3 (1.74%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) ISEB
3 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.07%) XenApp
2 6 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) Opsview
2 2 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (14.53%) Oracle
2 17 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.07%) Business Objects
3 7 (4.07%) EMC
3 7 (4.07%) Citrix
3 7 (4.07%) NetApp
4 6 (3.49%) IBM
5 5 (2.91%) Rackspace
5 5 (2.91%) webMethods
6 4 (2.33%) Splunk
7 3 (1.74%) HP
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco
8 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.16%) Tableau
9 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.58%) Software AG
9 1 (0.58%) Sun
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-42k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago