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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 32 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 81 160 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.47% 12.67% 8.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.85% 25.12% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 60 119 70
Average salary £43,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £34,750 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
585 637 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 46.76% 50.44% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 451 525 421
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 30 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 30 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 20 £36,250 -19.44% 7
Brentwood -19 15 £44,000 -16.19% 1
Colchester -11 6 £36,250 -23.68% 2
Saffron Walden +6 3 £45,000 +1.12%
Basildon -1 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Witham - 1 - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 101 (48.56%) SQL
2 74 (35.58%) .NET
3 66 (31.73%) J2EE
4 53 (25.48%) Spring
5 51 (24.52%) Degree
6 49 (23.56%) Struts
7 46 (22.12%) E-Commerce
7 46 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (19.71%) Software Engineering
9 41 (19.71%) C#
10 40 (19.23%) MVC
11 39 (18.75%) Finance
11 39 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 37 (17.79%) Windows
13 36 (17.31%) JPA
14 33 (15.87%) Oracle
15 30 (14.42%) HTML
16 29 (13.94%) Java SE
16 29 (13.94%) Unit Testing
17 28 (13.46%) JBoss
18 26 (12.50%) XML
18 26 (12.50%) Spring MVC
19 25 (12.02%) Automotive
19 25 (12.02%) JSP
20 24 (11.54%) Computer Science
21 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
21 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
21 23 (11.06%) Relational Database
22 22 (10.58%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 28 (13.46%) JBoss
2 12 (5.77%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.29%) IIS
4 9 (4.33%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
5 8 (3.85%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.48%) SAS
7 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.40%) MS Office
1 5 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.96%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.85%) assyst
2 2 (0.96%) AWD
2 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.92%) Firewall
1 4 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (0.96%) Wireless
2 2 (0.96%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (0.96%) FTP
2 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.96%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) NFC
3 1 (0.48%) Network Security
3 1 (0.48%) SMPP
3 1 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.06%) SQL Server
1 23 (11.06%) Relational Database
2 17 (8.17%) RDBMS
3 15 (7.21%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.96%) DB2
8 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.77%) JUnit
2 6 (2.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.40%) Maven
3 5 (2.40%) Ant
3 5 (2.40%) jMock
3 5 (2.40%) Mockito
3 5 (2.40%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.92%) JMeter
4 4 (1.92%) NUnit
5 3 (1.44%) Subversion
5 3 (1.44%) ArgoUML
5 3 (1.44%) Rational Rose
5 3 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.44%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (1.44%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.44%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.44%) Cactus
5 3 (1.44%) Redmine
5 3 (1.44%) JProfiler
General
1 39 (18.75%) Finance
2 25 (12.02%) Automotive
3 12 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.92%) Banking
4 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (56.73%) Developer
2 89 (42.79%) Java Developer
3 39 (18.75%) Analyst
4 26 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 22 (10.58%) Senior Developer
6 21 (10.10%) Graduate
6 21 (10.10%) Applications Support
6 21 (10.10%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (10.10%) Graduate Developer
7 19 (9.13%) Graduate Java Developer
8 18 (8.65%) Applications Support Analyst
9 15 (7.21%) Software Developer
9 15 (7.21%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 13 (6.25%) J2EE Developer
11 9 (4.33%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.85%) Architect
12 8 (3.85%) Release Manager
13 7 (3.37%) Consultant
13 7 (3.37%) Lead Java Developer
13 7 (3.37%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (35.58%) .NET
2 66 (31.73%) J2EE
3 53 (25.48%) Spring
4 49 (23.56%) Struts
5 36 (17.31%) JPA
6 30 (14.42%) HTML
7 29 (13.94%) Java SE
8 26 (12.50%) XML
8 26 (12.50%) Spring MVC
9 25 (12.02%) JSP
10 22 (10.58%) CSS
11 17 (8.17%) jQuery
11 17 (8.17%) Java EE
11 17 (8.17%) Hibernate
12 16 (7.69%) Web Services
13 14 (6.73%) Servlets
14 13 (6.25%) EJB
15 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET
16 8 (3.85%) XSD
17 7 (3.37%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 16 (7.69%) Open Source
4 9 (4.33%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.40%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.92%) DataPower
7 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.44%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.44%) LIMS
7 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.96%) iSeries
8 2 (0.96%) Telematics
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.79%) Windows
2 16 (7.69%) Linux
3 15 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.40%) Android
6 3 (1.44%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.12%) E-Commerce
2 42 (20.19%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (19.71%) Software Engineering
4 40 (19.23%) MVC
5 29 (13.94%) Unit Testing
6 17 (8.17%) OO
6 17 (8.17%) Web Development
7 12 (5.77%) Change Control
8 11 (5.29%) Web Application Development
8 11 (5.29%) E-business
9 9 (4.33%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.33%) TDD
9 9 (4.33%) Asset Management
9 9 (4.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (4.33%) Waterfall
10 8 (3.85%) Release Management
10 8 (3.85%) ITIL V3
10 8 (3.85%) ITSM
10 8 (3.85%) ITIL
11 7 (3.37%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (48.56%) SQL
2 41 (19.71%) C#
3 39 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.21%) VBA
5 14 (6.73%) VB
6 13 (6.25%) Python
7 12 (5.77%) C++
8 11 (5.29%) Perl
9 10 (4.81%) C
10 8 (3.85%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.88%) PHP
12 5 (2.40%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.40%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.92%) Groovy
13 4 (1.92%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.92%) SOQL
14 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.96%) VB6
14 2 (0.96%) Ruby
14 2 (0.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 51 (24.52%) Degree
2 7 (3.37%) ISEB
3 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.85%) XenApp
2 5 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) Opsview
2 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (15.87%) Oracle
2 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.73%) IBM
4 10 (4.81%) HP
5 8 (3.85%) EMC
5 8 (3.85%) Citrix
5 8 (3.85%) NetApp
6 7 (3.37%) webMethods
7 5 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.92%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.92%) Splunk
8 4 (1.92%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.44%) Software AG
10 2 (0.96%) Cisco
10 2 (0.96%) Tableau
10 2 (0.96%) Google
11 1 (0.48%) Twitter
11 1 (0.48%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.48%) Sun
11 1 (0.48%) SAP
Colchester, Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Louis Hampshire
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago