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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 34 39 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -29
Permanent jobs citing Java 76 85 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.55% 6.51% 14.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.45% 13.32% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 61 75 160
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
526 638 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 52.23% 48.89% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 443 507 577
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +16 30 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Brentwood +3 7 - -
Saffron Walden -3 6 £47,500 +15.15%
Basildon +1 4 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Chelmsford -15 2 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Loughton - 2 £37,500 -
Wickford - 2 £32,500 - 4
Harlow - 1 £40,000 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 109 (49.77%) Computer Science
2 107 (48.86%) Degree
3 93 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (38.36%) Oracle
5 83 (37.90%) SQL
6 77 (35.16%) J2EE
7 76 (34.70%) JBoss
8 73 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 73 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 66 (30.14%) Relational Database
10 58 (26.48%) Spring
10 58 (26.48%) SQL Server
10 58 (26.48%) Swing
11 57 (26.03%) HTML
12 54 (24.66%) PL/SQL
13 52 (23.74%) CSS
14 50 (22.83%) OO
15 48 (21.92%) E-Commerce
16 45 (20.55%) Finance
17 44 (20.09%) RDBMS
17 44 (20.09%) Hibernate
17 44 (20.09%) Oracle Database
18 40 (18.26%) OOP
19 39 (17.81%) Ajax
20 38 (17.35%) Open Source
21 37 (16.89%) WebSphere
22 36 (16.44%) WebLogic
23 30 (13.70%) .NET
24 28 (12.79%) Maven
25 27 (12.33%) SDLC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 76 (34.70%) JBoss
2 37 (16.89%) WebSphere
3 36 (16.44%) WebLogic
4 11 (5.02%) GlassFish
5 6 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.28%) Apache
7 4 (1.83%) IIS
8 3 (1.37%) Apache Pig
8 3 (1.37%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.91%) CMS
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.46%) Node.js
10 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.91%) MS Project
2 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.74%) Internet
2 2 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (30.14%) Relational Database
2 58 (26.48%) SQL Server
3 44 (20.09%) Oracle Database
3 44 (20.09%) RDBMS
4 18 (8.22%) NoSQL
5 16 (7.31%) MySQL
6 13 (5.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (5.48%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (4.11%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (3.65%) Big Data
10 6 (2.74%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.74%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.28%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.83%) Data Mining
13 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (12.79%) Maven
2 20 (9.13%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.13%) Selenium
3 18 (8.22%) JUnit
4 15 (6.85%) JIRA
5 14 (6.39%) SoapUI
6 13 (5.94%) JMeter
7 12 (5.48%) Ant
7 12 (5.48%) Eclipse
7 12 (5.48%) HP UFT
8 9 (4.11%) Cucumber
8 9 (4.11%) Gradle
8 9 (4.11%) Jenkins
8 9 (4.11%) NetBeans
9 8 (3.65%) Eclipse RCP
9 8 (3.65%) LoadRunner
9 8 (3.65%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.65%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.28%) NUnit
10 5 (2.28%) Subversion
General
1 45 (20.55%) Finance
2 20 (9.13%) Automotive
3 8 (3.65%) Banking
4 6 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.28%) Marketing
6 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.91%) Advertising
7 2 (0.91%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 149 (68.04%) Developer
2 130 (59.36%) Java Developer
3 58 (26.48%) Senior Developer
4 57 (26.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (19.18%) Programmer
6 39 (17.81%) Java Programmer
7 34 (15.53%) Senior Programmer
8 33 (15.07%) Senior Java Programmer
9 31 (14.16%) J2EE Developer
9 31 (14.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 28 (12.79%) Java Engineer
11 27 (12.33%) Agile Developer
11 27 (12.33%) Agile Java Developer
12 25 (11.42%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 25 (11.42%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 24 (10.96%) J2EE Programmer
13 24 (10.96%) Oracle Developer
13 24 (10.96%) Senior Agile Developer
13 24 (10.96%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 24 (10.96%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (35.16%) J2EE
2 58 (26.48%) Spring
2 58 (26.48%) Swing
3 57 (26.03%) HTML
4 52 (23.74%) CSS
5 44 (20.09%) Hibernate
6 39 (17.81%) Ajax
7 30 (13.70%) .NET
8 27 (12.33%) Java EE
9 23 (10.50%) SOAP
9 23 (10.50%) Web Services
10 17 (7.76%) JPA
10 17 (7.76%) jQuery
10 17 (7.76%) Struts
11 16 (7.31%) JMS
12 14 (6.39%) Spring MVC
13 13 (5.94%) EJB
14 12 (5.48%) AngularJS
14 12 (5.48%) JSP
15 11 (5.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 109 (49.77%) Computer Science
2 18 (8.22%) Biology
3 14 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.57%) Life Science
5 6 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.74%) Internet of Things
5 6 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.28%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (1.83%) Biotechnology
7 4 (1.83%) Chemistry
7 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.37%) DataPower
8 3 (1.37%) Proteomics
8 3 (1.37%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.91%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.91%) Online Games
9 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.59%) Linux
2 18 (8.22%) Unix
3 12 (5.48%) Windows
4 11 (5.02%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 50 (22.83%) OO
4 48 (21.92%) E-Commerce
5 40 (18.26%) OOP
6 38 (17.35%) Open Source
7 27 (12.33%) SDLC
8 22 (10.05%) MVC
8 22 (10.05%) Software Testing
9 20 (9.13%) TDD
10 17 (7.76%) Project Management
11 16 (7.31%) Bioinformatics
12 14 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.94%) Test Strategy
14 12 (5.48%) SOA
15 11 (5.02%) Unit Testing
16 10 (4.57%) DevOps
16 10 (4.57%) Performance Testing
16 10 (4.57%) Scrum
17 9 (4.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 83 (37.90%) SQL
2 73 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 54 (24.66%) PL/SQL
4 24 (10.96%) C#
5 23 (10.50%) Perl
6 21 (9.59%) Python
7 13 (5.94%) C
8 12 (5.48%) C++
9 11 (5.02%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.11%) PHP
11 8 (3.65%) Scala
12 7 (3.20%) VBA
13 5 (2.28%) Groovy
14 4 (1.83%) Ruby
15 3 (1.37%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.37%) Clojure
15 3 (1.37%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.37%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.91%) ActionScript 3.0
16 2 (0.91%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 107 (48.86%) Degree
2 13 (5.94%) ISEB
3 12 (5.48%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.65%) PhD
4 8 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.59%) QA
2 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.20%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (38.36%) Oracle
2 14 (6.39%) HP
3 8 (3.65%) Google
4 7 (3.20%) Citrix
5 6 (2.74%) IBM
5 6 (2.74%) webMethods
6 5 (2.28%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.91%) LabVantage
8 2 (0.91%) MKS
8 2 (0.91%) SAP
8 2 (0.91%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.91%) Tableau
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Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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