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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 111 84 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 8.80% 8.88% 10.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.37% 17.36% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 76
Average salary £43,750 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.89% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
573 484 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 45.44% 51.16% 53.39%
Number of salaries quoted 439 398 411
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 £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Brentwood +2 29 £43,750 -48.52% 4
Chelmsford -8 24 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Basildon +2 3 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Colchester +2 2 £36,250 -6.45% 2
Saffron Walden - 1 £50,000 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 95 (38.46%) SQL
2 83 (33.60%) .NET
3 71 (28.74%) E-Commerce
4 63 (25.51%) JavaScript
5 61 (24.70%) J2EE
6 58 (23.48%) Finance
7 50 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (19.84%) JBoss
9 47 (19.03%) Degree
10 43 (17.41%) Spring
10 43 (17.41%) Relational Database
10 43 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
11 42 (17.00%) MVC
12 40 (16.19%) SQL Server
13 39 (15.79%) Oracle
14 38 (15.38%) Windows
15 37 (14.98%) Automotive
15 37 (14.98%) Java SE
16 35 (14.17%) C#
16 35 (14.17%) RDBMS
17 32 (12.96%) HTML
17 32 (12.96%) Struts
18 30 (12.15%) XML
18 30 (12.15%) Software Engineering
19 29 (11.74%) JPA
20 27 (10.93%) Hibernate
20 27 (10.93%) OO
21 26 (10.53%) Open Source
22 25 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 24 (9.72%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 49 (19.84%) JBoss
2 17 (6.88%) IIS
3 16 (6.48%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.45%) GlassFish
5 10 (4.05%) WebLogic
5 10 (4.05%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.62%) Mule
7 3 (1.21%) Node.js
8 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.40%) WordPress
9 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.21%) MS Office
3 2 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.81%) assyst
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.83%) Internet
2 3 (1.21%) HTTP
2 3 (1.21%) Firewall
3 2 (0.81%) NFC
3 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.81%) DNS
3 2 (0.81%) SMPP
3 2 (0.81%) SMS
4 1 (0.40%) LDAP
4 1 (0.40%) SAN
4 1 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.41%) Relational Database
2 40 (16.19%) SQL Server
3 35 (14.17%) RDBMS
4 24 (9.72%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (4.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (4.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.05%) Data Mining
7 10 (4.05%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.62%) MySQL
9 3 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.21%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.40%) SQLite
10 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (5.26%) Ant
1 13 (5.26%) JUnit
1 13 (5.26%) Maven
2 12 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.05%) Gradle
4 8 (3.24%) Selenium
5 6 (2.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (2.43%) Mockito
6 5 (2.02%) JMeter
6 5 (2.02%) Subversion
6 5 (2.02%) jMock
7 4 (1.62%) NUnit
7 4 (1.62%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.21%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.21%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.21%) Hudson
9 2 (0.81%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.81%) Redmine
9 2 (0.81%) JProfiler
9 2 (0.81%) DbUnit
General
1 58 (23.48%) Finance
2 37 (14.98%) Automotive
3 12 (4.86%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.24%) Banking
5 7 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.21%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 136 (55.06%) Developer
2 101 (40.89%) Java Developer
3 48 (19.43%) Analyst
4 34 (13.77%) Support Analyst
5 28 (11.34%) Applications Support
6 25 (10.12%) Senior Developer
7 24 (9.72%) Applications Support Analyst
8 23 (9.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (7.29%) Graduate
10 17 (6.88%) Graduate Developer
11 14 (5.67%) Graduate Java Developer
12 13 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 13 (5.26%) Project Manager
13 12 (4.86%) Software Developer
14 10 (4.05%) Architect
14 10 (4.05%) Production Support Analyst
15 9 (3.64%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
16 8 (3.24%) Environment Manager
17 7 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
17 7 (2.83%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (33.60%) .NET
2 61 (24.70%) J2EE
3 43 (17.41%) Spring
4 37 (14.98%) Java SE
5 32 (12.96%) HTML
5 32 (12.96%) Struts
6 30 (12.15%) XML
7 29 (11.74%) JPA
8 27 (10.93%) Hibernate
9 24 (9.72%) Web Services
9 24 (9.72%) CSS
10 22 (8.91%) Java EE
10 22 (8.91%) Spring MVC
11 20 (8.10%) jQuery
12 14 (5.67%) JSP
13 12 (4.86%) ASP.NET
13 12 (4.86%) JMS
14 10 (4.05%) HTML5
15 9 (3.64%) SOAP
16 8 (3.24%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.53%) Open Source
3 19 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.05%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.02%) User Experience
6 5 (2.02%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.62%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.21%) LIMS
8 3 (1.21%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.21%) Life Science
8 3 (1.21%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.81%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.81%) Telematics
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.40%) iPhone
10 1 (0.40%) iSeries
10 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.38%) Windows
2 25 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (5.26%) Linux
4 6 (2.43%) Android
4 6 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.62%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (28.74%) E-Commerce
2 50 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (17.00%) MVC
4 30 (12.15%) Software Engineering
5 27 (10.93%) OO
6 23 (9.31%) Unit Testing
7 21 (8.50%) Web Development
7 21 (8.50%) SOA
8 19 (7.69%) Validation
9 15 (6.07%) Waterfall
10 14 (5.67%) Change Control
11 13 (5.26%) Analytics
11 13 (5.26%) Web Analytics
11 13 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 13 (5.26%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.86%) Web Application Development
12 12 (4.86%) Asset Management
13 11 (4.45%) TDD
13 11 (4.45%) Project Management
14 10 (4.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (38.46%) SQL
2 63 (25.51%) JavaScript
3 35 (14.17%) C#
4 16 (6.48%) Python
5 15 (6.07%) VBA
6 11 (4.45%) PHP
6 11 (4.45%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.05%) Perl
7 10 (4.05%) C++
8 9 (3.64%) C
9 8 (3.24%) VB
10 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.62%) Groovy
11 4 (1.62%) Apex Code
11 4 (1.62%) SOQL
11 4 (1.62%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.62%) VBScript
12 3 (1.21%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.21%) Ruby
13 2 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (19.03%) Degree
2 13 (5.26%) ISEB
3 7 (2.83%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.21%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.24%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.81%) Firmware
2 2 (0.81%) XenApp
3 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (15.79%) Oracle
2 21 (8.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.29%) IBM
4 15 (6.07%) webMethods
4 15 (6.07%) Software AG
5 11 (4.45%) HP
5 11 (4.45%) Google
6 7 (2.83%) Twitter
7 4 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.21%) Rackspace
8 3 (1.21%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.81%) SAP
9 2 (0.81%) NetApp
9 2 (0.81%) EMC
9 2 (0.81%) Citrix
9 2 (0.81%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.40%) VMware
10 1 (0.40%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.40%) Dell
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
Posted: 13 days ago
Colchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £17000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago