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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 3 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 6.98% 15.25% 25.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 25.71% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 15
Average salary £25,500 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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 Letchworth region.

Programming Languages Category
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 34.88% 59.32% 81.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 45
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £37,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior
2 3 (75.00%) Junior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle