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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Java 122 66 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 10.54% 5.85% 9.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.11% 12.79% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 83 57 82
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 £27,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
528 516 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.60% 45.74% 59.22%
Number of salaries quoted 425 450 502
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £28,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 30 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 30 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 35 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Brentwood - 23 £47,500 - 1
Chelmsford -2 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Basildon -2 8 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Saffron Walden - 7 £52,500 - 1
Chigwell - 3 £37,500 -
Witham -5 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 30 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.

1 143 (49.65%) .NET
2 126 (43.75%) SQL
3 110 (38.19%) Oracle
4 101 (35.07%) E-Commerce
5 96 (33.33%) OO
6 72 (25.00%) JBoss
7 69 (23.96%) SQL Server
8 67 (23.26%) J2EE
9 64 (22.22%) Finance
10 60 (20.83%) JavaScript
11 58 (20.14%) Automotive
12 54 (18.75%) PHP
13 53 (18.40%) SAP
14 52 (18.06%) C#
15 51 (17.71%) Degree
16 50 (17.36%) CRM
17 47 (16.32%) Apple iOS
17 47 (16.32%) Relational Database
18 46 (15.97%) Marketing
19 44 (15.28%) Magento
19 44 (15.28%) JD Edwards
19 44 (15.28%) Oracle CRM
19 44 (15.28%) Hibernate
19 44 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
20 41 (14.24%) Windows
20 41 (14.24%) WebLogic
20 41 (14.24%) Java SE
21 38 (13.19%) RDBMS
22 37 (12.85%) PL/SQL
22 37 (12.85%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (14.24%) WebLogic
2 37 (12.85%) WebSphere
3 36 (12.50%) GlassFish
4 33 (11.46%) IIS
5 16 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 14 (4.86%) Tomcat
7 11 (3.82%) Documentum
8 9 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (2.08%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.74%) Drupal
11 4 (1.39%) Apache
11 4 (1.39%) Mule
12 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.04%) Node.js
12 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 44 (15.28%) Oracle CRM
1 44 (15.28%) Magento
2 11 (3.82%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (3.47%) Force.com
3 2 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.47%) SAN
2 9 (3.13%) Firewall
3 8 (2.78%) Internet
4 6 (2.08%) LDAP
5 4 (1.39%) NAS
6 3 (1.04%) HTTP
7 2 (0.69%) DNS
8 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.35%) SMS
8 1 (0.35%) SMPP
8 1 (0.35%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.96%) SQL Server
2 47 (16.32%) Relational Database
3 38 (13.19%) RDBMS
4 31 (10.76%) Data Mining
4 31 (10.76%) NoSQL
5 21 (7.29%) Oracle Database
6 15 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (4.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.39%) MySQL
11 3 (1.04%) DTS
11 3 (1.04%) EDRMS
11 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (11.46%) Ant
2 32 (11.11%) Maven
3 31 (10.76%) Gradle
4 14 (4.86%) Selenium
4 14 (4.86%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.51%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (2.78%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.43%) JUnit
8 5 (1.74%) Subversion
8 5 (1.74%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.39%) VisualVM
9 4 (1.39%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.04%) JMeter
11 2 (0.69%) NUnit
11 2 (0.69%) Hudson
12 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.35%) Redmine
12 1 (0.35%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.35%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 64 (22.22%) Finance
2 58 (20.14%) Automotive
3 46 (15.97%) Marketing
4 5 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.39%) Law
5 4 (1.39%) Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Electronics
6 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 151 (52.43%) Developer
2 108 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 38 (13.19%) Analyst
4 28 (9.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 26 (9.03%) Support Analyst
6 25 (8.68%) Applications Support
6 25 (8.68%) Software Developer
7 17 (5.90%) Applications Support Analyst
8 16 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 14 (4.86%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.86%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (4.51%) Test Specialist
10 13 (4.51%) Automation Specialist
11 12 (4.17%) Support Specialist
12 9 (3.13%) Administrator
12 9 (3.13%) Release Manager
13 8 (2.78%) Architect
13 8 (2.78%) Test Manager
13 8 (2.78%) .NET Developer
13 8 (2.78%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (49.65%) .NET
2 67 (23.26%) J2EE
3 44 (15.28%) Hibernate
4 41 (14.24%) Java SE
5 35 (12.15%) JMS
5 35 (12.15%) Web Services
6 32 (11.11%) Spring
7 29 (10.07%) XML
7 29 (10.07%) SOAP
8 27 (9.38%) CSS
9 26 (9.03%) ASP.NET
10 24 (8.33%) Struts
11 22 (7.64%) HTML
12 20 (6.94%) Java EE
13 16 (5.56%) Ajax
14 14 (4.86%) Swing
14 14 (4.86%) Spring MVC
14 14 (4.86%) JPA
15 12 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 23 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.94%) Open Source
4 10 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.74%) User Experience
6 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.04%) DataPower
6 3 (1.04%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.04%) Life Science
6 3 (1.04%) Wiki
6 3 (1.04%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.04%) AS400
7 2 (0.69%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.69%) iSeries
7 2 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.35%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.35%) iPhone
8 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.32%) Apple iOS
2 41 (14.24%) Windows
3 20 (6.94%) Linux
3 20 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (5.56%) Android
5 11 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.74%) UNIX
7 3 (1.04%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (35.07%) E-Commerce
2 96 (33.33%) OO
3 50 (17.36%) CRM
4 44 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (12.15%) OOP
6 29 (10.07%) Project Management
7 27 (9.38%) MVC
8 18 (6.25%) Validation
8 18 (6.25%) SOA
9 17 (5.90%) Test Automation
10 16 (5.56%) Waterfall
11 15 (5.21%) Software Engineering
11 15 (5.21%) Problem Management
11 15 (5.21%) Analytics
12 14 (4.86%) Android Development
12 14 (4.86%) Unit Testing
13 13 (4.51%) Web Analytics
14 11 (3.82%) ITIL
14 11 (3.82%) Service Management
15 10 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (43.75%) SQL
2 60 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 54 (18.75%) PHP
4 52 (18.06%) C#
5 37 (12.85%) PL/SQL
6 21 (7.29%) VB
7 16 (5.56%) VBA
8 13 (4.51%) VBScript
8 13 (4.51%) C++
8 13 (4.51%) Ruby
9 11 (3.82%) VB.NET
9 11 (3.82%) Python
10 10 (3.47%) Perl
10 10 (3.47%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.13%) Apex Code
11 9 (3.13%) ABAP
12 7 (2.43%) C
12 7 (2.43%) SOQL
13 6 (2.08%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.08%) AWK
Qualifications
1 51 (17.71%) Degree
2 10 (3.47%) ISEB
3 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.39%) MCDBA
4 4 (1.39%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.69%) CISSP
6 2 (0.69%) PMP
6 2 (0.69%) CISM
6 2 (0.69%) CEH
6 2 (0.69%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.47%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (3.13%) XenApp
2 4 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.78%) Puppet
2 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Satellite
2 6 (2.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 5 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.39%) Opsview
5 3 (1.04%) Nagios
5 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 110 (38.19%) Oracle
2 72 (25.00%) JBoss
3 53 (18.40%) SAP
4 44 (15.28%) JD Edwards
5 30 (10.42%) Microsoft
6 20 (6.94%) webMethods
7 17 (5.90%) Software AG
8 16 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (4.86%) IBM
10 12 (4.17%) DevExpress
11 11 (3.82%) Google
11 11 (3.82%) EMC
11 11 (3.82%) Citrix
12 10 (3.47%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.13%) NetApp
13 9 (3.13%) HP
14 7 (2.43%) VMware
14 7 (2.43%) Twitter
15 6 (2.08%) Splunk
16 2 (0.69%) Progress
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21k - 23k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 20 days ago
Basildon, Essex
IFDS
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 27 days ago