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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 39 16
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Permanent jobs citing Java 117 59 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.64% 5.42% 10.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.21% 11.82% 18.06%
Number of salaries quoted 78 52 95
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.37%
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
504 499 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.82% 45.82% 59.33%
Number of salaries quoted 407 437 528
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,900 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +20 29 £50,000 +25.00%
Brentwood - 24 £46,250 - 1
Chelmsford +3 14 £37,500 - 1
Basildon -3 8 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Saffron Walden - 6 - -
Chigwell - 3 £37,500 -
Witham -3 2 £27,500 -38.88%
Braintree - 2 £40,000 -
Halstead - 2 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 3
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 169 (53.65%) .NET
2 154 (48.89%) SQL
3 127 (40.32%) Oracle
4 115 (36.51%) OO
5 112 (35.56%) E-Commerce
6 80 (25.40%) SQL Server
7 75 (23.81%) PHP
8 73 (23.17%) SAP
9 69 (21.90%) CRM
10 68 (21.59%) JBoss
10 68 (21.59%) Finance
11 67 (21.27%) J2EE
12 66 (20.95%) C#
12 66 (20.95%) Apple iOS
13 63 (20.00%) Marketing
14 61 (19.37%) Oracle CRM
14 61 (19.37%) JD Edwards
14 61 (19.37%) Magento
15 59 (18.73%) Degree
16 58 (18.41%) Automotive
17 57 (18.10%) JavaScript
18 48 (15.24%) Windows
19 47 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
19 47 (14.92%) Relational Database
20 45 (14.29%) Computer Science
21 44 (13.97%) Hibernate
22 42 (13.33%) Web Services
23 41 (13.02%) WebLogic
23 41 (13.02%) Java SE
24 39 (12.38%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 41 (13.02%) WebLogic
2 37 (11.75%) WebSphere
3 36 (11.43%) GlassFish
3 36 (11.43%) IIS
4 23 (7.30%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.44%) Documentum
6 13 (4.13%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.81%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (2.86%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.59%) Drupal
10 4 (1.27%) Apache
10 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.27%) Mule
10 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.95%) Node.js
12 1 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 61 (19.37%) Oracle CRM
1 61 (19.37%) Magento
2 7 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.27%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (3.17%) Force.com
3 3 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.13%) SAN
2 11 (3.49%) Firewall
3 8 (2.54%) Internet
4 6 (1.90%) LDAP
4 6 (1.90%) NAS
5 3 (0.95%) HTTP
5 3 (0.95%) DNS
6 2 (0.63%) NFC
7 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.32%) SMS
7 1 (0.32%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 47 (14.92%) Relational Database
3 38 (12.06%) RDBMS
4 31 (9.84%) Data Mining
4 31 (9.84%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.27%) MySQL
11 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.95%) DTS
11 3 (0.95%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (10.48%) Ant
2 32 (10.16%) Maven
3 31 (9.84%) Gradle
4 23 (7.30%) Visual Studio
5 16 (5.08%) Selenium
6 15 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (2.54%) Git (software)
8 7 (2.22%) JUnit
9 6 (1.90%) Subversion
10 5 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.27%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.27%) VisualVM
12 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.63%) NUnit
13 2 (0.63%) JMeter
13 2 (0.63%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.63%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.63%) MSTest
13 2 (0.63%) Hudson
General
1 68 (21.59%) Finance
2 63 (20.00%) Marketing
3 58 (18.41%) Automotive
4 6 (1.90%) Law
5 5 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.59%) Banking
6 3 (0.95%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 161 (51.11%) Developer
2 110 (34.92%) Java Developer
3 35 (11.11%) Analyst
4 31 (9.84%) Software Developer
5 28 (8.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 24 (7.62%) Support Analyst
6 24 (7.62%) Applications Support
7 16 (5.08%) Applications Support Analyst
7 16 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 15 (4.76%) Automation Specialist
8 15 (4.76%) Test Specialist
9 14 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (4.44%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.81%) Support Specialist
10 12 (3.81%) Release Manager
11 11 (3.49%) Architect
11 11 (3.49%) Test Manager
11 11 (3.49%) Administrator
12 8 (2.54%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (2.54%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (53.65%) .NET
2 67 (21.27%) J2EE
3 44 (13.97%) Hibernate
4 42 (13.33%) Web Services
5 41 (13.02%) Java SE
6 37 (11.75%) ASP.NET
7 36 (11.43%) SOAP
8 35 (11.11%) JMS
9 32 (10.16%) Spring
10 30 (9.52%) XML
11 26 (8.25%) CSS
12 24 (7.62%) Struts
13 21 (6.67%) HTML
14 19 (6.03%) Java EE
14 19 (6.03%) Ruby on Rails
14 19 (6.03%) WinForms
15 16 (5.08%) Ajax
15 16 (5.08%) Swing
16 14 (4.44%) JPA
16 14 (4.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 18 (5.71%) Open Source
3 17 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.27%) AS400
5 4 (1.27%) User Experience
6 3 (0.95%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.95%) DataPower
6 3 (0.95%) Life Science
6 3 (0.95%) Wiki
6 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.95%) Mainframe
6 3 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.95%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.63%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.63%) Robotics
7 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.63%) iSeries
8 1 (0.32%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 66 (20.95%) Apple iOS
2 48 (15.24%) Windows
3 27 (8.57%) Android
4 25 (7.94%) Linux
5 19 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.59%) UNIX
8 3 (0.95%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (36.51%) OO
2 112 (35.56%) E-Commerce
3 69 (21.90%) CRM
4 47 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (11.43%) OOP
6 30 (9.52%) Project Management
7 28 (8.89%) MVC
8 21 (6.67%) Android Development
9 18 (5.71%) Test Automation
10 17 (5.40%) Software Engineering
11 16 (5.08%) Waterfall
12 15 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (4.44%) SOA
13 14 (4.44%) ITIL
13 14 (4.44%) Unit Testing
14 13 (4.13%) Service Management
14 13 (4.13%) Service Delivery
14 13 (4.13%) Validation
15 12 (3.81%) Problem Management
15 12 (3.81%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (48.89%) SQL
2 75 (23.81%) PHP
3 66 (20.95%) C#
4 57 (18.10%) JavaScript
5 37 (11.75%) PL/SQL
6 24 (7.62%) VB
7 22 (6.98%) Ruby
8 19 (6.03%) VBA
9 16 (5.08%) C++
10 15 (4.76%) Python
10 15 (4.76%) VBScript
11 14 (4.44%) VB.NET
11 14 (4.44%) Perl
12 12 (3.81%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.81%) ABAP
13 10 (3.17%) C
14 9 (2.86%) Apex Code
15 8 (2.54%) Korn
15 8 (2.54%) AWK
15 8 (2.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (18.73%) Degree
2 10 (3.17%) ISEB
3 9 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.54%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.59%) MCDBA
6 4 (1.27%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.63%) CEH
8 2 (0.63%) CISM
8 2 (0.63%) CISSP
8 2 (0.63%) PMP
8 2 (0.63%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.81%) XenApp
2 6 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.54%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (2.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 8 (2.54%) Puppet
2 6 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.27%) Opsview
5 3 (0.95%) Nagios
6 2 (0.63%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 127 (40.32%) Oracle
2 73 (23.17%) SAP
3 68 (21.59%) JBoss
4 61 (19.37%) JD Edwards
5 39 (12.38%) Microsoft
6 19 (6.03%) DevExpress
6 19 (6.03%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (5.08%) webMethods
8 15 (4.76%) Citrix
9 14 (4.44%) IBM
9 14 (4.44%) EMC
10 13 (4.13%) Red Hat
10 13 (4.13%) Software AG
11 12 (3.81%) NetApp
11 12 (3.81%) HP
12 9 (2.86%) VMware
13 7 (2.22%) Twitter
13 7 (2.22%) Google
14 6 (1.90%) Splunk
15 2 (0.63%) Progress
Basildon, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 26 days ago