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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 23 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.81% 3.88% 7.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 8.89% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Average salary £43,750 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
28 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 26.67% 43.69% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 41
Average salary £35,000 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £36,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) XSLT
4 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
4 8 (47.06%) J2EE
4 8 (47.06%) SOAP
4 8 (47.06%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) JSF
5 7 (41.18%) Project Management
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
6 6 (35.29%) DB2
6 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (35.29%) MS Office
6 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 6 (35.29%) IBM
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) JAX-RPC
6 6 (35.29%) XSL
6 6 (35.29%) JBoss
6 6 (35.29%) IBM Notes
6 6 (35.29%) ILOG
6 6 (35.29%) Lotus
6 6 (35.29%) FileNet
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
6 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Process Server
6 6 (35.29%) JRules
6 6 (35.29%) Dojo

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (35.29%) IBM Notes
1 6 (35.29%) FileNet
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Process Server
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (11.76%) Apache Solr
2 2 (11.76%) Mule
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Eclipse
2 6 (35.29%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Ant
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate
3 2 (11.76%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) XML
3 8 (47.06%) XSLT
3 8 (47.06%) J2EE
3 8 (47.06%) SOAP
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) JSF
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) JAX-RPC
5 6 (35.29%) XSL
5 6 (35.29%) JRules
5 6 (35.29%) Dojo
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) REST
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) JSP
7 2 (11.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) DataPower
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) HQL
2 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
2 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) JBoss
1 6 (35.29%) ILOG
1 6 (35.29%) Lotus
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) hybris
3 2 (11.76%) Endeca
4 1 (5.88%) Cognizant