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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 20 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 121 95 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.86% 8.97% 9.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.93% 18.34% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 83 76 68
Average salary £43,750 £46,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.89% +11.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
578 518 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 42.31% 48.91% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 457 414 439
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Brentwood +10 34 £43,750 -
Chelmsford -10 17 £46,250 -7.50% 9
Colchester +2 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Basildon +3 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Saffron Walden - 3 £52,500 -
Witham -9 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 85 (35.27%) SQL
2 83 (34.44%) .NET
3 79 (32.78%) E-Commerce
4 63 (26.14%) J2EE
5 61 (25.31%) JavaScript
6 58 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (23.65%) Finance
8 56 (23.24%) JBoss
9 51 (21.16%) Relational Database
10 46 (19.09%) Oracle
10 46 (19.09%) Degree
11 44 (18.26%) SQL Server
12 42 (17.43%) RDBMS
13 41 (17.01%) Java SE
14 40 (16.60%) Automotive
15 39 (16.18%) C#
16 38 (15.77%) MVC
17 37 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
18 36 (14.94%) Windows
18 36 (14.94%) OO
19 35 (14.52%) Spring
20 30 (12.45%) XML
20 30 (12.45%) Hibernate
21 27 (11.20%) Struts
21 27 (11.20%) Java EE
22 26 (10.79%) HTML
22 26 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 25 (10.37%) CSS
23 25 (10.37%) Web Services
23 25 (10.37%) Oracle Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (23.24%) JBoss
2 24 (9.96%) WebSphere
3 19 (7.88%) GlassFish
4 18 (7.47%) WebLogic
5 15 (6.22%) IIS
6 11 (4.56%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.66%) Mule
8 3 (1.24%) Node.js
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.41%) WordPress
9 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.41%) assyst
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.49%) Internet
2 3 (1.24%) HTTP
3 2 (0.83%) SMS
3 2 (0.83%) SMPP
3 2 (0.83%) DNS
3 2 (0.83%) SAN
3 2 (0.83%) NFC
4 1 (0.41%) NAS
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) LDAP
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (21.16%) Relational Database
2 44 (18.26%) SQL Server
3 42 (17.43%) RDBMS
4 25 (10.37%) Oracle Database
5 18 (7.47%) NoSQL
5 18 (7.47%) Data Mining
6 14 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (4.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.66%) MySQL
9 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.41%) SQLite
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (9.13%) Ant
1 22 (9.13%) Maven
2 18 (7.47%) Gradle
3 11 (4.56%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.15%) JUnit
5 9 (3.73%) Selenium
6 7 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (2.49%) JMeter
8 5 (2.07%) NUnit
9 4 (1.66%) Subversion
9 4 (1.66%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.66%) Hudson
10 3 (1.24%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.24%) Redmine
10 3 (1.24%) DbUnit
10 3 (1.24%) JProfiler
10 3 (1.24%) ArgoUML
10 3 (1.24%) Rational Rose
10 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.24%) FitNesse
General
1 57 (23.65%) Finance
2 40 (16.60%) Automotive
3 12 (4.98%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.90%) Banking
5 6 (2.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.24%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.83%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 132 (54.77%) Developer
2 96 (39.83%) Java Developer
3 44 (18.26%) Analyst
4 32 (13.28%) Support Analyst
5 26 (10.79%) Applications Support
6 23 (9.54%) Senior Developer
7 22 (9.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 21 (8.71%) Senior Java Developer
9 15 (6.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 14 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 14 (5.81%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.56%) Graduate
12 10 (4.15%) Architect
12 10 (4.15%) Graduate Developer
12 10 (4.15%) Production Support Analyst
13 9 (3.73%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
14 8 (3.32%) Environment Manager
14 8 (3.32%) Delivery Manager
15 7 (2.90%) Programmer
15 7 (2.90%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (34.44%) .NET
2 63 (26.14%) J2EE
3 41 (17.01%) Java SE
4 35 (14.52%) Spring
5 30 (12.45%) Hibernate
5 30 (12.45%) XML
6 27 (11.20%) Struts
6 27 (11.20%) Java EE
7 26 (10.79%) HTML
8 25 (10.37%) CSS
8 25 (10.37%) Web Services
9 23 (9.54%) JPA
10 19 (7.88%) JMS
11 18 (7.47%) jQuery
12 17 (7.05%) Spring MVC
13 14 (5.81%) ASP.NET
14 11 (4.56%) EJB
14 11 (4.56%) JSP
15 10 (4.15%) Swing
15 10 (4.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.13%) Computer Science
2 22 (9.13%) Open Source
3 7 (2.90%) Mainframe
4 6 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.07%) User Experience
5 5 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.66%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.24%) LIMS
7 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.24%) Life Science
8 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.83%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
9 1 (0.41%) Telematics
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.41%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.94%) Windows
2 26 (10.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (3.32%) Linux
4 6 (2.49%) Android
4 6 (2.49%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.66%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.41%) UNIX
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (32.78%) E-Commerce
2 58 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.77%) MVC
4 36 (14.94%) OO
5 24 (9.96%) Software Engineering
6 22 (9.13%) Unit Testing
7 20 (8.30%) SOA
8 19 (7.88%) Validation
9 17 (7.05%) Project Management
10 16 (6.64%) Waterfall
11 14 (5.81%) Change Control
11 14 (5.81%) Web Development
12 13 (5.39%) Web Analytics
12 13 (5.39%) Incident Management
12 13 (5.39%) Problem Management
12 13 (5.39%) Analytics
12 13 (5.39%) OOP
13 10 (4.15%) Change Management
13 10 (4.15%) Configuration Management
13 10 (4.15%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (35.27%) SQL
2 61 (25.31%) JavaScript
3 39 (16.18%) C#
4 19 (7.88%) PL/SQL
5 15 (6.22%) VBA
6 14 (5.81%) Python
7 12 (4.98%) PHP
8 9 (3.73%) Perl
9 8 (3.32%) C++
9 8 (3.32%) C
10 6 (2.49%) VB
11 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.07%) VBScript
12 4 (1.66%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.66%) SOQL
13 3 (1.24%) Ruby
13 3 (1.24%) Groovy
14 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.83%) XPath
14 2 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (19.09%) Degree
2 14 (5.81%) ISEB
3 8 (3.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.41%) Firmware
1 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (19.09%) Oracle
2 18 (7.47%) IBM
2 18 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.81%) Software AG
3 14 (5.81%) webMethods
4 11 (4.56%) Google
4 11 (4.56%) HP
5 7 (2.90%) Twitter
6 4 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.83%) SAP
7 2 (0.83%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.41%) VMware
8 1 (0.41%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.41%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.41%) Dell
8 1 (0.41%) EMC
8 1 (0.41%) Citrix
8 1 (0.41%) NetApp
8 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.41%) Business Objects
Chelmsford, Essex
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Salary: £55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21k - 23k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Chelmsford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Harlow, United Kingdom
Raytheon Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago