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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 11 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Java 103 167 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.29% 12.68% 7.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.99% 25.00% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 89 138 71
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
644 668 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 51.81% 50.72% 55.01%
Number of salaries quoted 514 570 503
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +7 35 £37,500 -14.28% 7
Colchester -12 13 £45,000 - 2
Basildon -3 6 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Southend-on-Sea - 6 - - 6
Brentwood -24 5 £41,000 -21.90% 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £37,500 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 98 (52.13%) SQL
2 82 (43.62%) Spring
3 75 (39.89%) Degree
4 67 (35.64%) Struts
5 63 (33.51%) J2EE
6 59 (31.38%) JPA
7 52 (27.66%) SDLC
8 51 (27.13%) Software Engineering
9 47 (25.00%) JBoss
10 46 (24.47%) MVC
10 46 (24.47%) Unit Testing
10 46 (24.47%) Computer Science
11 43 (22.87%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (22.34%) Servlets
13 36 (19.15%) .NET
13 36 (19.15%) Spring MVC
14 32 (17.02%) Java SE
14 32 (17.02%) Hibernate
15 31 (16.49%) EJB
16 30 (15.96%) Oracle
17 29 (15.43%) Windows
17 29 (15.43%) JSP
18 28 (14.89%) HTML
18 28 (14.89%) JavaBeans
19 27 (14.36%) JavaScript
20 26 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (13.83%) Automotive
21 23 (12.23%) C#
22 22 (11.70%) SQL Server
22 22 (11.70%) Linux

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 47 (25.00%) JBoss
2 12 (6.38%) IIS
3 11 (5.85%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.32%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.79%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.72%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.19%) MS Exchange
7 6 (3.19%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.13%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.53%) SAS
9 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS Project
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) assyst
2 3 (1.60%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Firewall
1 4 (2.13%) Wireless
1 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.06%) Intranet
2 2 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) FTP
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.32%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.79%) NoSQL
4 8 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.19%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.19%) Big Data
5 6 (3.19%) MySQL
6 5 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.60%) EDRMS
8 3 (1.60%) DTS
8 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.06%) DB2
9 2 (1.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (9.04%) Eclipse
2 13 (6.91%) Eclipse RCP
3 9 (4.79%) Ant
4 8 (4.26%) JUnit
4 8 (4.26%) Maven
5 5 (2.66%) jMock
5 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.66%) Mockito
6 4 (2.13%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.60%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.60%) Gradle
7 3 (1.60%) Subversion
8 2 (1.06%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.06%) PROIV
9 1 (0.53%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.53%) Redmine
General
1 26 (13.83%) Automotive
2 16 (8.51%) Finance
3 2 (1.06%) Marketing
3 2 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (0.53%) Banking
4 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
4 1 (0.53%) Back Office
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 136 (72.34%) Developer
2 114 (60.64%) Java Developer
3 34 (18.09%) Senior Developer
4 29 (15.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (11.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 22 (11.70%) Analyst
6 19 (10.11%) Graduate
7 18 (9.57%) Programmer
7 18 (9.57%) Graduate Java Developer
7 18 (9.57%) Java Programmer
7 18 (9.57%) Graduate Developer
8 15 (7.98%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 15 (7.98%) Software Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.85%) J2EE Developer
11 10 (5.32%) Support Analyst
11 10 (5.32%) Applications Support
12 8 (4.26%) Project Manager
12 8 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
13 6 (3.19%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (43.62%) Spring
2 67 (35.64%) Struts
3 63 (33.51%) J2EE
4 59 (31.38%) JPA
5 42 (22.34%) Servlets
6 36 (19.15%) .NET
6 36 (19.15%) Spring MVC
7 32 (17.02%) Java SE
7 32 (17.02%) Hibernate
8 31 (16.49%) EJB
9 29 (15.43%) JSP
10 28 (14.89%) HTML
10 28 (14.89%) JavaBeans
11 19 (10.11%) CSS
12 17 (9.04%) jQuery
13 14 (7.45%) XML
14 13 (6.91%) Java EE
15 8 (4.26%) Middleware
15 8 (4.26%) Swing
16 6 (3.19%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.47%) Computer Science
2 43 (22.87%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.13%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.13%) DataPower
7 2 (1.06%) iSeries
7 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.06%) iPhone
8 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.53%) Telematics
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.43%) Windows
2 22 (11.70%) Linux
3 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.19%) Android
5 4 (2.13%) UNIX
5 4 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.66%) SDLC
2 51 (27.13%) Software Engineering
3 46 (24.47%) MVC
3 46 (24.47%) Unit Testing
4 26 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (11.70%) E-business
6 14 (7.45%) Project Management
7 11 (5.85%) TDD
7 11 (5.85%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.32%) OO
9 9 (4.79%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.79%) Open Source
10 8 (4.26%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.26%) Workflow
10 8 (4.26%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.72%) Web Development
11 7 (3.72%) ITIL
11 7 (3.72%) ITIL V3
11 7 (3.72%) Web Application Development
12 6 (3.19%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.13%) SQL
2 27 (14.36%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.23%) C#
4 14 (7.45%) VB
5 12 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 11 (5.85%) C++
6 11 (5.85%) VB.NET
6 11 (5.85%) VBA
7 9 (4.79%) C
7 9 (4.79%) Perl
8 6 (3.19%) Python
9 5 (2.66%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.13%) COBOL
10 4 (2.13%) VBScript
11 2 (1.06%) RPG
11 2 (1.06%) VB6
11 2 (1.06%) Tcl
11 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.06%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 75 (39.89%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.53%) ISEB
3 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) XenApp
2 5 (2.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) Puppet
2 4 (2.13%) Opsview
3 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (15.96%) Oracle
2 20 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.26%) webMethods
4 6 (3.19%) NetApp
4 6 (3.19%) EMC
4 6 (3.19%) Citrix
5 5 (2.66%) IBM
5 5 (2.66%) Business Objects
6 4 (2.13%) Splunk
6 4 (2.13%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.60%) VMware
7 3 (1.60%) HP
8 2 (1.06%) Cisco
8 2 (1.06%) Tableau
9 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.53%) Sun
9 1 (0.53%) Software AG
Hinxton, Essex
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
i3 Resourcing
Salary: bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care a
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £24k-27k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £28,780 to £32,622 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
HMRC
Posted: 15 days ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
HMRC
Posted: 15 days ago