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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 120 103 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.20% 8.76% 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.93% 18.33% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 96 88 69
Average salary £42,500 £43,125 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £36,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +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
602 562 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 51.15% 47.79% 50.48%
Number of salaries quoted 475 486 488
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 August 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 August 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 +6 24 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 12 - -
Basildon -4 10 £42,500 -26.08% 7
Colchester -10 10 £72,000 +44.00%
Brentwood -19 8 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Saffron Walden +8 2 £37,500 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 £35,000 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 105 (50.24%) SQL
2 90 (43.06%) Degree
3 85 (40.67%) Spring
4 67 (32.06%) Struts
5 62 (29.67%) JBoss
6 61 (29.19%) JPA
7 60 (28.71%) J2EE
8 56 (26.79%) SDLC
9 55 (26.32%) Computer Science
10 53 (25.36%) Software Engineering
11 49 (23.44%) Unit Testing
12 47 (22.49%) Servlets
13 44 (21.05%) MVC
14 40 (19.14%) Windows
15 39 (18.66%) .NET
15 39 (18.66%) EJB
16 38 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (17.70%) Hibernate
17 37 (17.70%) JavaBeans
18 36 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (15.79%) Oracle
20 32 (15.31%) Spring MVC
21 30 (14.35%) SQL Server
22 29 (13.88%) Java SE
23 28 (13.40%) JSP
24 25 (11.96%) Linux
24 25 (11.96%) HTML
24 25 (11.96%) Automotive
25 24 (11.48%) Eclipse
25 24 (11.48%) JavaScript

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 62 (29.67%) JBoss
2 14 (6.70%) IIS
3 11 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 10 (4.78%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.35%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.87%) Apache
7 5 (2.39%) MS Exchange
7 5 (2.39%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.91%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.44%) Captiva
10 2 (0.96%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.48%) SAS
11 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.39%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.39%) assyst
2 3 (1.44%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.39%) Wireless
2 3 (1.44%) Firewall
3 2 (0.96%) FTP
3 2 (0.96%) Intranet
3 2 (0.96%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.48%) Network Security
4 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.74%) Big Data
3 11 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.78%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.78%) MySQL
5 9 (4.31%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.87%) EDRMS
7 6 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.87%) DTS
7 6 (2.87%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.44%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.96%) SQLite
11 1 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (11.48%) Eclipse
2 19 (9.09%) Eclipse RCP
3 10 (4.78%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.31%) Ant
5 8 (3.83%) Maven
5 8 (3.83%) Subversion
5 8 (3.83%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.35%) TeamCity
6 7 (3.35%) JUnit
7 6 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.91%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.44%) Gradle
9 3 (1.44%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.96%) Hudson
10 2 (0.96%) Mockito
10 2 (0.96%) PROIV
10 2 (0.96%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.96%) jMock
11 1 (0.48%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (0.48%) ArgoUML
General
1 25 (11.96%) Automotive
2 15 (7.18%) Finance
3 3 (1.44%) Games
3 3 (1.44%) Retail
4 2 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 149 (71.29%) Developer
2 120 (57.42%) Java Developer
3 39 (18.66%) Senior Developer
4 31 (14.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (11.96%) Programmer
6 23 (11.00%) Graduate
7 22 (10.53%) Analyst
7 22 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
7 22 (10.53%) Graduate Java Developer
8 21 (10.05%) Java Programmer
9 17 (8.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 16 (7.66%) Mid-Level Java Developer
10 16 (7.66%) Software Developer
11 15 (7.18%) Software Engineer
12 11 (5.26%) Applications Support
13 10 (4.78%) Support Analyst
14 9 (4.31%) Junior
14 9 (4.31%) Project Manager
14 9 (4.31%) Senior Programmer
14 9 (4.31%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (40.67%) Spring
2 67 (32.06%) Struts
3 61 (29.19%) JPA
4 60 (28.71%) J2EE
5 47 (22.49%) Servlets
6 39 (18.66%) EJB
6 39 (18.66%) .NET
7 37 (17.70%) Hibernate
7 37 (17.70%) JavaBeans
8 32 (15.31%) Spring MVC
9 29 (13.88%) Java SE
10 28 (13.40%) JSP
11 25 (11.96%) HTML
12 18 (8.61%) CSS
13 17 (8.13%) jQuery
14 16 (7.66%) XML
15 14 (6.70%) Java EE
16 12 (5.74%) Middleware
17 8 (3.83%) Swing
18 5 (2.39%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 38 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (8.13%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.39%) Device Driver
6 4 (1.91%) DataPower
6 4 (1.91%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.96%) iPhone
7 2 (0.96%) iSeries
7 2 (0.96%) Life Science
7 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.96%) Biology
8 1 (0.48%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.48%) Statistics
8 1 (0.48%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.14%) Windows
2 25 (11.96%) Linux
3 9 (4.31%) UNIX
4 7 (3.35%) Android
4 7 (3.35%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.39%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.48%) OS/400
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.79%) SDLC
2 53 (25.36%) Software Engineering
3 49 (23.44%) Unit Testing
4 44 (21.05%) MVC
5 36 (17.22%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (10.53%) E-business
7 18 (8.61%) Project Management
8 17 (8.13%) Mentoring
9 15 (7.18%) OO
9 15 (7.18%) Workflow
10 12 (5.74%) TDD
10 12 (5.74%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.78%) Time Management
12 9 (4.31%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.83%) Asset Management
14 7 (3.35%) Scrum
15 6 (2.87%) TOGAF
15 6 (2.87%) Document Management
15 6 (2.87%) OOP
15 6 (2.87%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 105 (50.24%) SQL
2 24 (11.48%) JavaScript
3 21 (10.05%) C#
4 16 (7.66%) VBA
5 14 (6.70%) VB
5 14 (6.70%) VB.NET
6 13 (6.22%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.74%) Perl
8 10 (4.78%) C
9 9 (4.31%) C++
9 9 (4.31%) VBScript
10 5 (2.39%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.44%) Python
11 3 (1.44%) COBOL
12 2 (0.96%) RPG
12 2 (0.96%) Tcl
12 2 (0.96%) ABAP
12 2 (0.96%) VB6
12 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (43.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.48%) ISEB
2 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.78%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.39%) XenApp
2 4 (1.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.78%) Puppet
2 4 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.91%) Opsview
3 2 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (15.79%) Oracle
2 19 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.78%) webMethods
4 6 (2.87%) IBM
4 6 (2.87%) VMware
5 5 (2.39%) EMC
5 5 (2.39%) Citrix
5 5 (2.39%) NetApp
6 4 (1.91%) Splunk
7 3 (1.44%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.44%) HP
7 3 (1.44%) Kofax
8 2 (0.96%) OpenText
8 2 (0.96%) Tableau
8 2 (0.96%) SAP
8 2 (0.96%) Cisco
9 1 (0.48%) Sun
9 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
Basildon, Essex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-42k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24k-27k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k + Training + Contributory pension + 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Basildon
OHO Group
Salary: £25k - 27k per year
Posted: 21 days ago