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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 31 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs citing Java 83 197 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.48% 14.09% 8.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.26% 28.14% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 69 148 71
Average salary £44,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £39,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
626 700 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 48.87% 50.07% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 500 575 472
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 £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +6 26 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Brentwood -27 12 £44,000 -16.19%
Colchester -12 9 £45,000 -2.70% 4
Saffron Walden +5 4 £41,250 -7.30%
Basildon +1 2 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Witham -3 1 - -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 103 (50.99%) SQL
2 69 (34.16%) J2EE
3 67 (33.17%) .NET
4 58 (28.71%) Spring
5 52 (25.74%) Struts
6 51 (25.25%) Degree
7 46 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (21.29%) Software Engineering
9 42 (20.79%) MVC
10 41 (20.30%) C#
11 39 (19.31%) JavaScript
11 39 (19.31%) JPA
12 37 (18.32%) HTML
13 36 (17.82%) Windows
13 36 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (17.33%) E-Commerce
15 33 (16.34%) Finance
16 32 (15.84%) JSP
17 31 (15.35%) Oracle
18 30 (14.85%) Java SE
19 29 (14.36%) Spring MVC
19 29 (14.36%) Unit Testing
20 27 (13.37%) Automotive
21 26 (12.87%) CSS
22 25 (12.38%) Computer Science
23 24 (11.88%) XML
24 23 (11.39%) JBoss
24 23 (11.39%) Microsoft
25 21 (10.40%) Relational Database
26 20 (9.90%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 23 (11.39%) JBoss
2 12 (5.94%) WebSphere
3 10 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.46%) IIS
5 8 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (3.96%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.96%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.97%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.99%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.50%) WordPress
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.48%) MS Office
1 5 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.96%) assyst
2 2 (0.99%) AWD
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) Firewall
2 3 (1.49%) Wireless
2 3 (1.49%) Internet
3 2 (0.99%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.99%) FTP
3 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) Intranet
4 1 (0.50%) NFC
4 1 (0.50%) Network Security
4 1 (0.50%) SMPP
4 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.40%) Relational Database
2 20 (9.90%) SQL Server
3 15 (7.43%) RDBMS
4 11 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.97%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.99%) SQLite
8 2 (0.99%) MySQL
8 2 (0.99%) DB2
9 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.45%) JUnit
2 6 (2.97%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.97%) Ant
2 6 (2.97%) Maven
2 6 (2.97%) jMock
2 6 (2.97%) Mockito
3 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.49%) Subversion
4 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.99%) NUnit
5 2 (0.99%) PROIV
6 1 (0.50%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.50%) MSTest
6 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.50%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.50%) Cactus
6 1 (0.50%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.50%) ArgoUML
6 1 (0.50%) Rational Rose
General
1 33 (16.34%) Finance
2 27 (13.37%) Automotive
3 11 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.49%) Banking
4 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 122 (60.40%) Developer
2 94 (46.53%) Java Developer
3 33 (16.34%) Analyst
4 23 (11.39%) Senior Developer
5 22 (10.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (10.40%) Graduate Developer
6 21 (10.40%) Graduate
6 21 (10.40%) Graduate Java Developer
7 20 (9.90%) Support Analyst
8 17 (8.42%) Applications Support
9 15 (7.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 14 (6.93%) Applications Support Analyst
10 14 (6.93%) Software Developer
11 12 (5.94%) Software Engineer
11 12 (5.94%) J2EE Developer
12 10 (4.95%) Programmer
13 8 (3.96%) Release Manager
14 7 (3.47%) Lead Developer
14 7 (3.47%) Junior
14 7 (3.47%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (34.16%) J2EE
2 67 (33.17%) .NET
3 58 (28.71%) Spring
4 52 (25.74%) Struts
5 39 (19.31%) JPA
6 37 (18.32%) HTML
7 32 (15.84%) JSP
8 30 (14.85%) Java SE
9 29 (14.36%) Spring MVC
10 26 (12.87%) CSS
11 24 (11.88%) XML
12 19 (9.41%) Servlets
12 19 (9.41%) jQuery
13 18 (8.91%) Hibernate
14 15 (7.43%) Web Services
15 13 (6.44%) Java EE
16 12 (5.94%) EJB
17 11 (5.45%) ASP.NET
18 9 (4.46%) JavaBeans
19 8 (3.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.38%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.44%) Open Source
4 10 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.48%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.98%) DataPower
8 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.49%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.49%) LIMS
8 3 (1.49%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.99%) iSeries
9 2 (0.99%) Telematics
9 2 (0.99%) iPhone
10 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.82%) Windows
2 17 (8.42%) Linux
3 11 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.47%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.47%) Android
6 3 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.29%) Software Engineering
2 42 (20.79%) MVC
3 36 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (17.33%) E-Commerce
5 29 (14.36%) Unit Testing
6 16 (7.92%) OO
6 16 (7.92%) Web Development
7 13 (6.44%) E-business
8 10 (4.95%) Web Application Development
9 9 (4.46%) Change Control
10 8 (3.96%) ITIL V3
10 8 (3.96%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (3.96%) Release Management
10 8 (3.96%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.96%) ITSM
10 8 (3.96%) ITIL
10 8 (3.96%) TDD
10 8 (3.96%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.47%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (50.99%) SQL
2 41 (20.30%) C#
3 39 (19.31%) JavaScript
4 15 (7.43%) VBA
5 14 (6.93%) VB
6 12 (5.94%) Python
6 12 (5.94%) C++
7 11 (5.45%) Perl
8 10 (4.95%) C
9 8 (3.96%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.97%) PHP
11 5 (2.48%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.98%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.98%) SOQL
12 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.99%) RPG
13 2 (0.99%) COBOL
13 2 (0.99%) VB6
13 2 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (25.25%) Degree
2 7 (3.47%) ISEB
3 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.96%) XenApp
2 5 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) Opsview
2 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (15.35%) Oracle
2 23 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.45%) IBM
4 8 (3.96%) HP
4 8 (3.96%) EMC
4 8 (3.96%) Citrix
4 8 (3.96%) NetApp
5 6 (2.97%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.48%) webMethods
7 4 (1.98%) Splunk
7 4 (1.98%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.99%) Tableau
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco
9 1 (0.50%) SAP
9 1 (0.50%) Software AG
9 1 (0.50%) Twitter
9 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.50%) Sun
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