The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title 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 Developer
Rank 47 62 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 101 71 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.22% 3.45% 6.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 3.64% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 88 58 152
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £22,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £66,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Java Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2315 1951 2743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.66% 94.80% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1910 1572 2177
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans +16 24 £45,000 - 3
Hertford 0 19 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £39,125 -
Watford -23 8 - - 1
Stevenage - 5 £37,500 - 1
Bishop's Stortford +1 3 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Letchworth +1 1 £47,500 +46.15%
Hitchin -8 1 £57,500 +9.52%
Royston - 1 £32,500 - 1
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (49.28%) SQL
3 92 (44.02%) Spring
4 90 (43.06%) J2EE
5 89 (42.58%) JavaScript
6 88 (42.11%) Oracle
7 86 (41.15%) Degree
8 80 (38.28%) JSP
9 70 (33.49%) Web Services
9 70 (33.49%) Software Engineering
10 66 (31.58%) Computer Science
10 66 (31.58%) XML
11 61 (29.19%) OO
12 60 (28.71%) Multithreading
13 54 (25.84%) Linux
14 52 (24.88%) UNIX
14 52 (24.88%) Servlets
14 52 (24.88%) Struts
14 52 (24.88%) Hibernate
15 50 (23.92%) Maven
16 49 (23.44%) JDBC
16 49 (23.44%) SQL Server
17 47 (22.49%) XSLT
18 46 (22.01%) Finance
18 46 (22.01%) Retail
19 43 (20.57%) Ant
20 42 (20.10%) C
20 42 (20.10%) Subversion
21 41 (19.62%) HTML
22 40 (19.14%) Eclipse

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (17.70%) Tomcat
2 36 (17.22%) WebSphere
3 30 (14.35%) WebLogic
4 14 (6.70%) Apache
5 11 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (4.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (3.83%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (2.87%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.39%) IIS
10 2 (0.96%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.96%) Liferay
10 2 (0.96%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.96%) Documentum
11 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.91%) Google Compute Engine
2 3 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.78%) Internet
2 5 (2.39%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 38 (18.18%) MySQL
3 23 (11.00%) DB2
4 19 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.22%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.78%) Oracle Database
7 9 (4.31%) Informix
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.48%) Impala
10 1 (0.48%) HBase
10 1 (0.48%) Big Data
10 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 50 (23.92%) Maven
2 43 (20.57%) Ant
3 42 (20.10%) Subversion
4 40 (19.14%) Eclipse
5 19 (9.09%) JUnit
6 11 (5.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (2.87%) Log4j
8 5 (2.39%) Rational Application Developer
8 5 (2.39%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.96%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.48%) Selenium
10 1 (0.48%) Mockito
10 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 46 (22.01%) Finance
1 46 (22.01%) Retail
2 11 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.78%) Marketing
4 7 (3.35%) Games
4 7 (3.35%) Banking
5 6 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.44%) Automotive
7 2 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (44.02%) Spring
2 90 (43.06%) J2EE
3 80 (38.28%) JSP
4 70 (33.49%) Web Services
5 66 (31.58%) XML
6 52 (24.88%) Servlets
6 52 (24.88%) Struts
6 52 (24.88%) Hibernate
7 49 (23.44%) JDBC
8 47 (22.49%) XSLT
9 41 (19.62%) HTML
10 22 (10.53%) Swing
11 18 (8.61%) CSS
12 16 (7.66%) Ajax
13 14 (6.70%) Java EE
14 12 (5.74%) XMLBeans
14 12 (5.74%) JSTL
15 11 (5.26%) XHTML
15 11 (5.26%) JMS
16 10 (4.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 66 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 34 (16.27%) Mobile App
3 20 (9.57%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.31%) Physics
5 7 (3.35%) Visualisation
6 6 (2.87%) Web 2.0
7 5 (2.39%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.39%) Statistics
7 5 (2.39%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (1.44%) Informatics
8 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.48%) Equities
10 1 (0.48%) Derivative
10 1 (0.48%) Robotics
10 1 (0.48%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.48%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.48%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.84%) Linux
2 52 (24.88%) UNIX
3 11 (5.26%) Solaris
4 10 (4.78%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.78%) Android
5 9 (4.31%) Windows
6 6 (2.87%) HPUX
7 5 (2.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.49%) Software Engineering
2 61 (29.19%) OO
3 60 (28.71%) Multithreading
4 29 (13.88%) Web Development
5 27 (12.92%) TDD
6 23 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (10.53%) MVC
8 17 (8.13%) E-Commerce
9 13 (6.22%) SOA
9 13 (6.22%) UML
10 12 (5.74%) Scrum
11 11 (5.26%) RAD
11 11 (5.26%) Content Management
12 10 (4.78%) Android Development
12 10 (4.78%) iOS Development
12 10 (4.78%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (4.78%) CRM
12 10 (4.78%) ERP
12 10 (4.78%) Workflow
13 9 (4.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 209 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (49.28%) SQL
3 89 (42.58%) JavaScript
4 42 (20.10%) C
5 37 (17.70%) Python
6 29 (13.88%) C++
7 26 (12.44%) C#
8 20 (9.57%) Perl
9 15 (7.18%) PL/SQL
10 11 (5.26%) PHP
10 11 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.83%) XPath
12 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.96%) XQuery
14 1 (0.48%) R
14 1 (0.48%) Scala
14 1 (0.48%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 86 (41.15%) Degree
2 5 (2.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.13%) QA
Vendors
1 88 (42.11%) Oracle
2 30 (14.35%) JBoss
3 11 (5.26%) IBM
4 10 (4.78%) ATG
5 6 (2.87%) Elastic Path
5 6 (2.87%) Blue Martini
5 6 (2.87%) Interwoven
6 5 (2.39%) Sun
6 5 (2.39%) Google
7 4 (1.91%) Demandware
7 4 (1.91%) hybris
8 3 (1.44%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.96%) Endeca
9 2 (0.96%) Perforce
9 2 (0.96%) DataCash
10 1 (0.48%) Intershop
10 1 (0.48%) Talend
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