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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 30 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Java 113 78 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 9.45% 6.93% 11.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.28% 13.43% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 97 70 121
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
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
586 581 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.00% 51.64% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 504 493 676
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 29 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 29 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 +18 28 £50,000 +25.00%
Brentwood +18 19 £45,000 +12.50%
Chelmsford +9 16 £42,500 +97.67%
Witham +2 6 £30,500 -39.00%
Basildon -10 4 £57,500 +21.05%
Chigwell - 3 £37,500 -
Braintree -2 2 £40,000 +77.77%
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Saffron Walden - 2 - - 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 198 (61.49%) .NET
2 195 (60.56%) SQL
3 161 (50.00%) Oracle
4 140 (43.48%) OO
5 123 (38.20%) E-Commerce
6 107 (33.23%) SAP
7 100 (31.06%) PHP
8 96 (29.81%) CRM
9 90 (27.95%) Apple iOS
10 89 (27.64%) Marketing
11 87 (27.02%) Magento
11 87 (27.02%) JD Edwards
11 87 (27.02%) Oracle CRM
12 80 (24.84%) J2EE
13 76 (23.60%) C#
14 74 (22.98%) Finance
15 72 (22.36%) SQL Server
16 65 (20.19%) Degree
17 56 (17.39%) Windows
18 53 (16.46%) JBoss
19 51 (15.84%) Automotive
20 50 (15.53%) JavaScript
21 48 (14.91%) ASP.NET
22 44 (13.66%) Computer Science
23 43 (13.35%) Microsoft
24 42 (13.04%) Web Services
25 41 (12.73%) Hibernate
26 36 (11.18%) OOP
27 35 (10.87%) WebLogic
27 35 (10.87%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 35 (10.87%) WebLogic
1 35 (10.87%) WebSphere
2 32 (9.94%) IIS
3 28 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 28 (8.70%) GlassFish
4 21 (6.52%) Documentum
5 19 (5.90%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (5.90%) SharePoint Server
6 16 (4.97%) MS Exchange
7 12 (3.73%) Tomcat
8 11 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.55%) Drupal
9 5 (1.55%) Apache
10 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.62%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.31%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (3.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 87 (27.02%) Oracle CRM
1 87 (27.02%) Magento
2 14 (4.35%) assyst
3 1 (0.31%) AWD
3 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (3.42%) Force.com
3 5 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.52%) SAN
2 14 (4.35%) Firewall
3 8 (2.48%) DNS
4 5 (1.55%) NAS
4 5 (1.55%) LDAP
5 4 (1.24%) Internet
6 3 (0.93%) NFC
7 2 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.62%) SMS
8 1 (0.31%) VoIP
8 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.31%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (22.36%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.25%) Relational Database
3 27 (8.39%) RDBMS
4 24 (7.45%) Data Mining
5 23 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.97%) Oracle Database
7 13 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.55%) DB2
11 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.93%) DTS
12 3 (0.93%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.31%) Oracle OWB
13 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (8.07%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.76%) Ant
2 25 (7.76%) Maven
3 23 (7.14%) Gradle
4 12 (3.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (3.11%) Selenium
6 5 (1.55%) JUnit
7 4 (1.24%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.24%) VisualVM
8 3 (0.93%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.93%) NUnit
8 3 (0.93%) Subversion
8 3 (0.93%) MSTest
9 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.31%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.31%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.31%) TestNG
10 1 (0.31%) Cactus
10 1 (0.31%) QADirector
General
1 89 (27.64%) Marketing
2 74 (22.98%) Finance
3 51 (15.84%) Automotive
4 6 (1.86%) Law
5 5 (1.55%) Retail
5 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.24%) Banking
7 3 (0.93%) Electronics
7 3 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 150 (46.58%) Developer
2 98 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 45 (13.98%) Analyst
4 31 (9.63%) Software Developer
4 31 (9.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 25 (7.76%) Support Analyst
5 25 (7.76%) Applications Support
6 19 (5.90%) Release Manager
6 19 (5.90%) Applications Support Analyst
7 16 (4.97%) Programmer
8 15 (4.66%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (4.04%) Test Specialist
11 12 (3.73%) Administrator
11 12 (3.73%) Automation Specialist
12 11 (3.42%) Team Leader
13 10 (3.11%) Support Specialist
13 10 (3.11%) Analyst Programmer
13 10 (3.11%) Project Manager
13 10 (3.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (61.49%) .NET
2 80 (24.84%) J2EE
3 48 (14.91%) ASP.NET
4 42 (13.04%) Web Services
5 41 (12.73%) Hibernate
6 34 (10.56%) Java SE
6 34 (10.56%) SOAP
7 29 (9.01%) XML
8 28 (8.70%) JMS
9 24 (7.45%) Spring
10 23 (7.14%) HTML
11 22 (6.83%) CSS
11 22 (6.83%) WinForms
11 22 (6.83%) Struts
12 19 (5.90%) Swing
12 19 (5.90%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (5.28%) Ajax
14 13 (4.04%) JSF
14 13 (4.04%) Spring MVC
14 13 (4.04%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.66%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.42%) Open Source
3 8 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.17%) iSeries
5 4 (1.24%) AS400
6 3 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.93%) Wiki
6 3 (0.93%) Smartphone
6 3 (0.93%) DataPower
7 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.62%) Robotics
7 2 (0.62%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.31%) Social Network
8 1 (0.31%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 90 (27.95%) Apple iOS
2 56 (17.39%) Windows
3 27 (8.39%) Android
3 27 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (8.07%) Linux
5 11 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.17%) UNIX
8 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.93%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.62%) AIX
9 2 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (43.48%) OO
2 123 (38.20%) E-Commerce
3 96 (29.81%) CRM
4 36 (11.18%) OOP
5 32 (9.94%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (9.63%) Project Management
7 21 (6.52%) Android Development
8 19 (5.90%) Service Delivery
8 19 (5.90%) MVC
8 19 (5.90%) Release Management
9 17 (5.28%) Business Analysis
9 17 (5.28%) ITIL
10 16 (4.97%) Process Management
11 15 (4.66%) Test Automation
12 14 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (4.35%) ITSM
13 13 (4.04%) Service Management
13 13 (4.04%) OOD
13 13 (4.04%) Software Engineering
14 11 (3.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 195 (60.56%) SQL
2 100 (31.06%) PHP
3 76 (23.60%) C#
4 50 (15.53%) JavaScript
5 34 (10.56%) PL/SQL
6 29 (9.01%) VB.NET
7 27 (8.39%) VB
8 21 (6.52%) Ruby
8 21 (6.52%) VBA
9 19 (5.90%) ABAP
10 16 (4.97%) C++
11 15 (4.66%) Perl
11 15 (4.66%) VBScript
12 14 (4.35%) Python
13 13 (4.04%) Shell Script
14 10 (3.11%) Apex Code
15 9 (2.80%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.80%) Korn
15 9 (2.80%) AWK
15 9 (2.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (20.19%) Degree
2 11 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.17%) MCDBA
4 5 (1.55%) ISEB
5 4 (1.24%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.93%) PMP
6 3 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.62%) CISSP
7 2 (0.62%) CISM
7 2 (0.62%) CEH
7 2 (0.62%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (5.90%) XenApp
2 11 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.62%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (2.80%) Red Hat Satellite
1 9 (2.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 6 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.86%) Puppet
3 5 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.24%) Opsview
5 3 (0.93%) Nagios
6 2 (0.62%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 161 (50.00%) Oracle
2 107 (33.23%) SAP
3 87 (27.02%) JD Edwards
4 53 (16.46%) JBoss
5 43 (13.35%) Microsoft
6 27 (8.39%) Citrix
7 23 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (6.52%) EMC
9 19 (5.90%) NetApp
9 19 (5.90%) DevExpress
10 16 (4.97%) IBM
11 13 (4.04%) Red Hat
12 12 (3.73%) HP
13 10 (3.11%) VMware
14 6 (1.86%) webMethods
14 6 (1.86%) Splunk
15 3 (0.93%) Lotus
15 3 (0.93%) Software AG
16 2 (0.62%) BMC
16 2 (0.62%) Progress
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