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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 4 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.60% 2.91% 11.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 6.67% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 10
Average salary £52,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £43,500 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,300 £53,900 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
32 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 28.83% 43.69% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 29
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 22 (78.57%) SQL
3 21 (75.00%) SOAP
3 21 (75.00%) Web Services
3 21 (75.00%) XML
4 20 (71.43%) J2EE
4 20 (71.43%) XSLT
4 20 (71.43%) Eclipse
4 20 (71.43%) Project Management
4 20 (71.43%) JSF
5 19 (67.86%) JRules
5 19 (67.86%) WebSphere
5 19 (67.86%) Dojo
5 19 (67.86%) Unit Testing
5 19 (67.86%) ILOG
5 19 (67.86%) Lotus
5 19 (67.86%) FileNet
5 19 (67.86%) Finance
5 19 (67.86%) WebSphere Process Server
5 19 (67.86%) IBM
5 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
5 19 (67.86%) JAX-RPC
5 19 (67.86%) Windows
5 19 (67.86%) JBoss
5 19 (67.86%) IBM Notes
5 19 (67.86%) DB2
5 19 (67.86%) XSL
5 19 (67.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (67.86%) MS Office
5 19 (67.86%) DataPower

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (67.86%) WebSphere
1 19 (67.86%) FileNet
1 19 (67.86%) WebSphere Process Server
1 19 (67.86%) IBM Notes
1 19 (67.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 19 (67.86%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (7.14%) Mule
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 19 (67.86%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (67.86%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Eclipse
2 19 (67.86%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (67.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 18 (64.29%) Senior Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Applications Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Graduate
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) SOAP
1 21 (75.00%) Web Services
1 21 (75.00%) XML
2 20 (71.43%) J2EE
2 20 (71.43%) XSLT
2 20 (71.43%) JSF
3 19 (67.86%) JRules
3 19 (67.86%) Dojo
3 19 (67.86%) JAX-RPC
3 19 (67.86%) XSL
4 15 (53.57%) HTML
5 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
7 2 (7.14%) REST
7 2 (7.14%) Spring
7 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 2 (7.14%) JMS
8 1 (3.57%) XHTML
8 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) DataPower
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Project Management
2 19 (67.86%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.57%) SOA
4 1 (3.57%) B2B
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 22 (78.57%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) HQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) ILOG
1 19 (67.86%) Lotus
1 19 (67.86%) IBM
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
1 19 (67.86%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.57%) Endeca
3 1 (3.57%) hybris