The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 11 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 26.83% 16.67% 9.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.31% 20.00% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hitchin region.

Programming Languages Category
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 63.41% 83.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 7
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Hitchin region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

Java
Salary Trend in Hitchin

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

Java Salary Trend in Hitchin

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (80.43%) Oracle
3 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
4 29 (63.04%) Spring
5 28 (60.87%) XML
5 28 (60.87%) Finance
6 26 (56.52%) .NET
6 26 (56.52%) J2EE
6 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
7 25 (54.35%) Hibernate
8 21 (45.65%) Middleware
9 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET
9 20 (43.48%) CSS
9 20 (43.48%) Web Services
9 20 (43.48%) UML
9 20 (43.48%) Oracle Database
10 19 (41.30%) Oracle Fusion
10 19 (41.30%) Oracle Forms
10 19 (41.30%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (39.13%) JBoss
12 17 (36.96%) MVC
12 17 (36.96%) Struts
12 17 (36.96%) Release Management
13 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (34.78%) JPA
13 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (34.78%) JSF
13 16 (34.78%) BPEL
13 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (34.78%) AquaLogic

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hitchin 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 18 (39.13%) JBoss
2 16 (34.78%) Tuxedo
2 16 (34.78%) AquaLogic
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle Service Bus
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.35%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (71.74%) SQL Server
2 20 (43.48%) Oracle Database
3 19 (41.30%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (34.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (34.78%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (19.57%) Maven
3 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Ant
4 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.70%) Subversion
5 4 (8.70%) Hudson
6 3 (6.52%) Gradle
6 3 (6.52%) JIRA
7 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (2.17%) TestDirector
General
1 28 (60.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) Analyst
3 18 (39.13%) Senior Developer
4 16 (34.78%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (34.78%) Analyst Developer
4 16 (34.78%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Environment Manager
6 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
7 7 (15.22%) Build Manager
8 4 (8.70%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Environment Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Junior
8 4 (8.70%) Junior Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Release Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Release Manager
8 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) Spring
2 28 (60.87%) XML
3 26 (56.52%) .NET
3 26 (56.52%) J2EE
4 25 (54.35%) Hibernate
5 21 (45.65%) Middleware
6 20 (43.48%) Web Services
6 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET
6 20 (43.48%) CSS
7 19 (41.30%) Oracle Fusion
8 17 (36.96%) Struts
9 16 (34.78%) JSF
9 16 (34.78%) JPA
10 4 (8.70%) jQuery
11 2 (4.35%) Apache Camel
11 2 (4.35%) Drools
11 2 (4.35%) jBPM
11 2 (4.35%) Java EE
11 2 (4.35%) JSON
11 2 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) UNIX
1 10 (21.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) UML
3 17 (36.96%) MVC
3 17 (36.96%) Release Management
4 16 (34.78%) BPEL
4 16 (34.78%) SOA
4 16 (34.78%) Mentoring
5 10 (21.74%) OO
6 7 (15.22%) Configuration Management
6 7 (15.22%) Change Management
6 7 (15.22%) Change Control
7 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.70%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.35%) Migration
10 2 (4.35%) Scrum
10 2 (4.35%) TDD
10 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) VB
2 16 (34.78%) COBOL
2 16 (34.78%) Delphi
2 16 (34.78%) VB6
3 10 (21.74%) C#
4 8 (17.39%) C
4 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Control-M
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Oracle
2 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) BEA
2 16 (34.78%) Micro Focus
3 3 (6.52%) CA
4 1 (2.17%) Twitter