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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 24 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.88% 1.25% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 3.33% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -26.31%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
74 30 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 53.24% 37.50% 66.30%
Number of salaries quoted 64 29 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Gatwick

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (86.11%) HTML
1 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 23 (63.89%) CSS
3 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 18 (50.00%) jQuery
3 18 (50.00%) HTML5
3 18 (50.00%) SDLC
4 17 (47.22%) Oracle
4 17 (47.22%) Finance
4 17 (47.22%) Subversion
5 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (41.67%) Linux
7 14 (38.89%) Unix
7 14 (38.89%) TDD
7 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
7 14 (38.89%) RESTful
8 13 (36.11%) XML
8 13 (36.11%) PL/SQL
9 12 (33.33%) J2EE
9 12 (33.33%) XSLT
9 12 (33.33%) XHTML
9 12 (33.33%) JSON
9 12 (33.33%) REST
9 12 (33.33%) CSS3
9 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 11 (30.56%) Data Transformation
10 11 (30.56%) JSON Schema
10 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
10 11 (30.56%) Hudson
10 11 (30.56%) KnockoutJS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.78%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Subversion
2 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
3 11 (30.56%) Hudson
4 7 (19.44%) ProC
5 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (13.89%) Maven
7 2 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 27 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (30.56%) HTML CSS Developer
3 11 (30.56%) HTML Developer
3 11 (30.56%) J2EE Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (19.44%) C Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (19.44%) PL/SQL Developer
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Django Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Graduate
7 2 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (86.11%) HTML
2 23 (63.89%) CSS
3 18 (50.00%) HTML5
3 18 (50.00%) jQuery
4 14 (38.89%) RESTful
5 13 (36.11%) XML
6 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 12 (33.33%) CSS3
6 12 (33.33%) J2EE
6 12 (33.33%) JSON
6 12 (33.33%) REST
6 12 (33.33%) XHTML
6 12 (33.33%) XSLT
7 11 (30.56%) Dojo
7 11 (30.56%) Ext JS
7 11 (30.56%) JSON Schema
7 11 (30.56%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (30.56%) YUI
8 9 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (19.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Unix
3 7 (19.44%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) SDLC
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) TDD
4 11 (30.56%) Data Transformation
4 11 (30.56%) Integration Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
5 9 (25.00%) Web Development
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (16.67%) Web Design
7 5 (13.89%) MVC
8 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.33%) B2C
8 3 (8.33%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 3 (8.33%) Microservices
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (36.11%) PL/SQL
4 10 (27.78%) C
5 6 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (8.33%) Groovy
6 3 (8.33%) Scala
7 2 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (5.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle