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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs citing Java 135 110 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.77% 9.89% 6.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.95% 21.11% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 109 78 59
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 £24,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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
615 521 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.08% 46.85% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 485 427 442
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -1 24 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Southend-on-Sea +3 12 - -
Colchester -15 11 £72,000 +55.67% 2
Brentwood -17 11 £42,500 -2.85%
Basildon -1 9 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Saffron Walden +3 3 £37,500 -
Harlow - 3 £40,000 -
Braintree -4 1 £40,000 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 £35,000 -
Loughton - 1 - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 108 (49.32%) SQL
2 98 (44.75%) Spring
2 98 (44.75%) Degree
3 73 (33.33%) JBoss
4 65 (29.68%) JPA
5 64 (29.22%) Struts
6 62 (28.31%) Computer Science
7 61 (27.85%) J2EE
8 59 (26.94%) SDLC
9 58 (26.48%) Unit Testing
10 57 (26.03%) Software Engineering
11 55 (25.11%) Hibernate
12 51 (23.29%) MVC
13 50 (22.83%) Servlets
14 45 (20.55%) EJB
15 44 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (19.63%) JavaBeans
17 40 (18.26%) Windows
18 38 (17.35%) SQL Server
19 35 (15.98%) .NET
20 34 (15.53%) Spring MVC
21 32 (14.61%) Java SE
21 32 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (14.16%) Oracle
22 31 (14.16%) Eclipse
23 28 (12.79%) Automotive
23 28 (12.79%) HTML
24 25 (11.42%) JavaScript
24 25 (11.42%) Eclipse RCP
25 24 (10.96%) JSP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 73 (33.33%) JBoss
2 14 (6.39%) IIS
3 11 (5.02%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 9 (4.11%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.28%) Apache
5 5 (2.28%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.83%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.37%) Captiva
7 3 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.37%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.91%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) assyst
2 2 (0.91%) AWD
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.28%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.83%) Wireless
3 2 (0.91%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.91%) Intranet
3 2 (0.91%) Internet
3 2 (0.91%) Firewall
3 2 (0.91%) FTP
4 1 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (5.48%) Big Data
3 10 (4.57%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.57%) MySQL
3 10 (4.57%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.65%) EDRMS
5 8 (3.65%) DTS
6 6 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (2.74%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.37%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.91%) QlikView
9 2 (0.91%) SQLite
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (14.16%) Eclipse
2 25 (11.42%) Eclipse RCP
3 16 (7.31%) JUnit
4 14 (6.39%) TeamCity
5 13 (5.94%) Maven
6 12 (5.48%) Git (software)
6 12 (5.48%) Subversion
6 12 (5.48%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (3.20%) Ant
9 3 (1.37%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.37%) Gradle
10 2 (0.91%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.91%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.91%) Selenium
10 2 (0.91%) jMock
10 2 (0.91%) Mockito
11 1 (0.46%) Hudson
11 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.46%) PHPUnit
General
1 28 (12.79%) Automotive
2 12 (5.48%) Finance
3 6 (2.74%) Retail
4 3 (1.37%) Games
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 163 (74.43%) Developer
2 130 (59.36%) Java Developer
3 42 (19.18%) Senior Developer
4 32 (14.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 31 (14.16%) Programmer
6 30 (13.70%) Graduate
7 29 (13.24%) Graduate Developer
8 28 (12.79%) Graduate Java Developer
9 24 (10.96%) Java Programmer
10 19 (8.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 19 (8.68%) Analyst
11 17 (7.76%) Mid-Level Java Developer
12 15 (6.85%) Software Engineer
13 14 (6.39%) Junior
13 14 (6.39%) Software Developer
13 14 (6.39%) Junior Developer
14 12 (5.48%) Senior Programmer
15 10 (4.57%) J2EE Developer
16 9 (4.11%) Applications Support
16 9 (4.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (44.75%) Spring
2 65 (29.68%) JPA
3 64 (29.22%) Struts
4 61 (27.85%) J2EE
5 55 (25.11%) Hibernate
6 50 (22.83%) Servlets
7 45 (20.55%) EJB
8 43 (19.63%) JavaBeans
9 35 (15.98%) .NET
10 34 (15.53%) Spring MVC
11 32 (14.61%) Java SE
12 28 (12.79%) HTML
13 24 (10.96%) JSP
14 19 (8.68%) CSS
14 19 (8.68%) Java EE
15 17 (7.76%) jQuery
16 14 (6.39%) XML
17 12 (5.48%) Swing
18 11 (5.02%) Middleware
19 9 (4.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (28.31%) Computer Science
2 32 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.02%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.83%) Device Driver
5 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.91%) iSeries
6 2 (0.91%) iPhone
6 2 (0.91%) AS400
6 2 (0.91%) Life Science
6 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.91%) Biology
7 1 (0.46%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.46%) Statistics
7 1 (0.46%) DataPower
7 1 (0.46%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.26%) Windows
2 21 (9.59%) Linux
3 9 (4.11%) UNIX
4 6 (2.74%) Android
4 6 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.91%) OS/400
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.94%) SDLC
2 58 (26.48%) Unit Testing
3 57 (26.03%) Software Engineering
4 51 (23.29%) MVC
5 44 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (9.59%) TDD
6 21 (9.59%) OO
6 21 (9.59%) Mentoring
7 20 (9.13%) Project Management
8 17 (7.76%) E-business
9 16 (7.31%) Workflow
10 15 (6.85%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.48%) Time Management
12 11 (5.02%) SOA
13 8 (3.65%) OOA/OOD
13 8 (3.65%) SSADM
13 8 (3.65%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.65%) TOGAF
13 8 (3.65%) Coaching
13 8 (3.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 108 (49.32%) SQL
2 25 (11.42%) JavaScript
3 15 (6.85%) C#
3 15 (6.85%) VBA
4 13 (5.94%) VB.NET
5 12 (5.48%) C
5 12 (5.48%) Perl
6 11 (5.02%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.02%) VB
7 10 (4.57%) VBScript
8 7 (3.20%) C++
9 4 (1.83%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.37%) Python
10 3 (1.37%) ABAP
10 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.91%) Groovy
11 2 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.91%) C-shell
11 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.91%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 98 (44.75%) Degree
2 6 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.37%) ISEB
4 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.02%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.48%) Puppet
2 4 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.46%) Opsview
Vendors
1 31 (14.16%) Oracle
2 19 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.11%) webMethods
4 8 (3.65%) VMware
5 6 (2.74%) Google
6 5 (2.28%) IBM
7 3 (1.37%) Kofax
7 3 (1.37%) NetApp
7 3 (1.37%) SAP
7 3 (1.37%) HP
7 3 (1.37%) EMC
7 3 (1.37%) Citrix
8 2 (0.91%) Cisco
8 2 (0.91%) OpenText
8 2 (0.91%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.46%) Splunk
9 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.46%) Sun
9 1 (0.46%) JDA
Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24k-27k DOE
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-42k Contributory pension Life Insurance and 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 22 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22500 - £30000 per annum + Package + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Basildon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago