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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 3 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 33 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 60.00% 11.76% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 91.67% 16.67% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 6
Average salary £38,750 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
36 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 65.45% 70.59% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 29
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Hitchin

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Hitchin region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 45 (84.91%) Oracle
2 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (73.58%) SQL Server
4 30 (56.60%) XML
5 27 (50.94%) Hibernate
5 27 (50.94%) Spring
6 26 (49.06%) Finance
6 26 (49.06%) Release Management
7 22 (41.51%) Middleware
8 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
8 21 (39.62%) Oracle Forms
8 21 (39.62%) Oracle Reports
8 21 (39.62%) Oracle Fusion
9 20 (37.74%) C#
9 20 (37.74%) J2EE
9 20 (37.74%) Struts
9 20 (37.74%) UNIX
9 20 (37.74%) Linux
9 20 (37.74%) OO
10 19 (35.85%) .NET
10 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
10 19 (35.85%) CSS
10 19 (35.85%) Web Services
11 17 (32.08%) MVC
12 16 (30.19%) JBoss
13 15 (28.30%) COBOL
13 15 (28.30%) Delphi
13 15 (28.30%) VB
13 15 (28.30%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (28.30%) UML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (30.19%) JBoss
2 15 (28.30%) Tuxedo
2 15 (28.30%) AquaLogic
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle Service Bus
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (13.21%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (73.58%) SQL Server
2 21 (39.62%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (28.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (28.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (28.30%) Oracle Database
3 15 (28.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (16.98%) Ant
3 8 (15.09%) Maven
3 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.32%) Hudson
4 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.32%) JIRA
4 6 (11.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) Environment Manager
3 19 (35.85%) Analyst
4 17 (32.08%) Senior Developer
5 15 (28.30%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (28.30%) Analyst Developer
5 15 (28.30%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Build Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Environment Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Release Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Release Manager
8 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Junior
9 3 (5.66%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Junior Java Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) XML
2 27 (50.94%) Spring
2 27 (50.94%) Hibernate
3 22 (41.51%) Middleware
4 21 (39.62%) Oracle Fusion
5 20 (37.74%) Struts
5 20 (37.74%) J2EE
6 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
6 19 (35.85%) CSS
6 19 (35.85%) Web Services
6 19 (35.85%) .NET
7 15 (28.30%) JSF
7 15 (28.30%) JPA
8 4 (7.55%) JSP
9 3 (5.66%) Ajax
10 2 (3.77%) JSON
10 2 (3.77%) RESTful
11 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
11 1 (1.89%) Drools
11 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) N-Tier
2 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) UNIX
1 20 (37.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (81.13%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Release Management
3 20 (37.74%) OO
4 17 (32.08%) MVC
5 15 (28.30%) UML
5 15 (28.30%) SOA
5 15 (28.30%) BPEL
5 15 (28.30%) Mentoring
6 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
7 6 (11.32%) Change Control
7 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.32%) Change Management
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.77%) TDD
10 2 (3.77%) CRM
10 2 (3.77%) Scrum
11 1 (1.89%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.74%) C#
3 15 (28.30%) COBOL
3 15 (28.30%) Delphi
3 15 (28.30%) VB
3 15 (28.30%) VB6
4 5 (9.43%) SQL
5 4 (7.55%) C
5 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Oracle
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) BEA
2 15 (28.30%) Micro Focus
3 6 (11.32%) CA