The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Letchworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 1 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 1.35% 11.54% 17.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 14.63% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 12
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% +51.16%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 Letchworth region.

Programming Languages Category
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 41 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 31.08% 78.85% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19 41 54
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

Java
Salary Trend in Letchworth

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

Java Salary Trend in Letchworth

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Junior
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Sales Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Sales Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Technical Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Graduate
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Pair Programming
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft