The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 33 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 29 66 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 6.71% 11.36% 14.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.03% 19.19% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 56 55
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
241 344 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 55.79% 59.21% 59.91%
Number of salaries quoted 203 303 237
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £53,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Java
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Java Salary Trend in Leicester

Java
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Leicester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 42 (70.00%) .NET
2 35 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 31 (51.67%) C#
4 25 (41.67%) XML
5 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
6 16 (26.67%) Windows
6 16 (26.67%) Oracle
7 15 (25.00%) Finance
8 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (20.00%) SQL
9 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 12 (20.00%) Coaching
10 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
10 11 (18.33%) Android
10 11 (18.33%) Web Services
10 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
11 10 (16.67%) C++
11 10 (16.67%) Web Development
12 9 (15.00%) PKI
12 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
12 9 (15.00%) J2EE
12 9 (15.00%) UNIX
12 9 (15.00%) LDAP
12 9 (15.00%) Smartcard
12 9 (15.00%) Blackberry
12 9 (15.00%) Mathematics
12 9 (15.00%) BlackBerry OS
12 9 (15.00%) Cyber Security

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (11.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.00%) JBoss
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Retail-J
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) LDAP
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.33%) Adabas
4 3 (5.00%) DB2
5 2 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) JUnit
1 7 (11.67%) Redmine
2 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.00%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 2 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.33%) Xcode
5 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (3.33%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.67%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) French Language
4 1 (1.67%) German Language
4 1 (1.67%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 16 (26.67%) Team Leader
3 12 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
3 12 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 12 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
4 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.00%) C++ Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 9 (15.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Applications Support
6 7 (11.67%) Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Applications Developer
7 5 (8.33%) AWS Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
9 3 (5.00%) Graduate
9 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Programmer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (70.00%) .NET
2 25 (41.67%) XML
3 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (18.33%) Web Services
4 9 (15.00%) J2EE
5 8 (13.33%) SOAP
5 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 7 (11.67%) HTML
6 7 (11.67%) EJB
7 6 (10.00%) CSS
7 6 (10.00%) XSLT
7 6 (10.00%) Java SE
7 6 (10.00%) Java EE
7 6 (10.00%) JPA
7 6 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (10.00%) RESTful
7 6 (10.00%) JAX-RS
8 4 (6.67%) jQuery
8 4 (6.67%) Spring
9 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.00%) Smartcard
2 9 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (15.00%) PKI
2 9 (15.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (11.67%) Mainframe
3 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.33%) iPhone
5 2 (3.33%) iPad
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) PMI
6 1 (1.67%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.67%) EFT
6 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Android
2 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
3 9 (15.00%) BlackBerry OS
3 9 (15.00%) UNIX
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.33%) AIX
4 2 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
2 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) Coaching
4 10 (16.67%) Web Development
5 9 (15.00%) Cyber Security
6 7 (11.67%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.67%) MVC
8 4 (6.67%) ITIL
8 4 (6.67%) OO
8 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) TDD
9 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.33%) Service Management
10 2 (3.33%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
10 2 (3.33%) DevOps
10 2 (3.33%) Android Development
10 2 (3.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) C#
2 12 (20.00%) SQL
3 10 (16.67%) C++
4 9 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 8 (13.33%) COBOL
6 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.33%) VB
7 5 (8.33%) NATURAL
7 5 (8.33%) JCL
8 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.33%) VB6
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) VBScript
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Sun Certification
2 4 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.67%) OCPJWCD
4 1 (1.67%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.67%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) IBM
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.33%) Sun
5 2 (3.33%) i2
5 2 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.67%) hybris
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