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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.96% 18.69% 11.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 28.57% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 9
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £66,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
18 70 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 17.65% 65.42% 47.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 67 42
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -9.61%
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 20 April 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle