The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Java 1 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.18% 2.11% 11.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 3.03% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £63,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -24.60%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Java
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Programming Languages Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 66 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 30.59% 69.47% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 25 65 40
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £66,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Java
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Gatwick region.

Java Salary Trend in Gatwick

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SOA
3 5 (55.56%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) hybris
4 2 (22.22%) HQL
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Endeca
4 2 (22.22%) Velocity
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Ant
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) XSLT
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Apache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Ant
1 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Lead Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) XSLT
2 2 (22.22%) XHTML
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 2 (22.22%) JSF
2 2 (22.22%) Velocity
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) DSDM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) HQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) VCP4
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Endeca
2 2 (22.22%) hybris