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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 8 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 15.38% 43.90% 80.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.51% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 4
Average salary £48,750 £39,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.41% +27.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
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
39 27 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 75.00% 65.85% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 20 4
Average salary £48,750 £39,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.41% +27.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £31,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014, 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 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) J2EE
4 9 (45.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) Spring
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) Middleware
6 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) Release Management
7 5 (25.00%) Apache
7 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (25.00%) UNIX
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) OO
7 5 (25.00%) JBoss
7 5 (25.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) SOA
8 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (15.00%) Control-M
10 2 (10.00%) Subversion
10 2 (10.00%) Change Management
10 2 (10.00%) Maven
10 2 (10.00%) JIRA
10 2 (10.00%) CA
10 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.00%) Ant

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Hudson
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Lead Developer
1 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Leader
3 5 (25.00%) Environment Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Build Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) J2EE
2 9 (45.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (40.00%) Middleware
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Spring Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Release Management
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C#
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) CA
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago