The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the M4 Corridor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 26.92% - 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £70,000 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 M4 Corridor region.

Programming Languages Category
M4 Corridor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the M4 Corridor 53.85% 16.13% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 8
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the M4 Corridor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the M4 Corridor

Java
Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the M4 Corridor region.

Java Salary Trend in the M4 Corridor

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 7 (87.50%) Workflow
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) OOP
1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) Force.com
1 7 (87.50%) Visualforce
1 7 (87.50%) Apex Code
1 7 (87.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Swing
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) J2SE
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
2 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
2 1 (12.50%) JavaFX
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) UML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the M4 Corridor by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the M4 Corridor 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Visualforce
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) JDBC
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) Servlets
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Swing
2 1 (12.50%) J2SE
2 1 (12.50%) Velocity
2 1 (12.50%) JAX-WS
2 1 (12.50%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OOP
1 7 (87.50%) OO
1 7 (87.50%) Workflow
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Apex Code
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle