The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 9.68% 10.53% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 28.57% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £100,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
12 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 38.71% 36.84% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 3
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Java
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Java Salary Trend in the Home Counties

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) SAP ERP
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Media

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) V-Model
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) HP