The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 130 100 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.24% 15.13% 16.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.38% 29.94% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 59 89 98
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,200 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Java
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
458 334 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 53.69% 50.53% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 322 289 377
Average salary £31,700 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Java
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Java Salary Trend in the North East

Java
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in the North East

Java
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +2 129 £27,500 -31.25% 36
Durham +3 2 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 84 (34.29%) Spring
2 82 (33.47%) HTML
3 78 (31.84%) SQL
3 78 (31.84%) Linux
4 74 (30.20%) UNIX
5 73 (29.80%) C#
6 72 (29.39%) JavaScript
7 70 (28.57%) Degree
8 66 (26.94%) C
9 61 (24.90%) OO
10 53 (21.63%) C++
11 48 (19.59%) Software Engineering
12 47 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (18.37%) Computer Science
14 43 (17.55%) CSS
15 40 (16.33%) Mathematics
16 39 (15.92%) Web Services
16 39 (15.92%) MVC
17 38 (15.51%) Finance
18 37 (15.10%) Python
19 35 (14.29%) Tomcat
19 35 (14.29%) .NET
19 35 (14.29%) Scrum
20 34 (13.88%) Web Development
21 31 (12.65%) Subversion
21 31 (12.65%) Java EE
21 31 (12.65%) JUnit
22 30 (12.24%) J2EE
23 29 (11.84%) Apache Wicket
24 28 (11.43%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 35 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.04%) Apache
3 3 (1.22%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.22%) Node.js
4 2 (0.82%) Moodle
4 2 (0.82%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.41%) Documentum
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
5 1 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.98%) Intranet
1 22 (8.98%) Internet
2 13 (5.31%) HTTP
3 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.22%) Firewall
4 3 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 20 (8.16%) Jackrabbit
3 17 (6.94%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.49%) MySQL
5 8 (3.27%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.82%) DB2
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (12.65%) Subversion
1 31 (12.65%) JUnit
2 23 (9.39%) Maven
3 20 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.12%) Selenium
5 10 (4.08%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.86%) CruiseControl
6 7 (2.86%) JIRA
7 6 (2.45%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (2.45%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.04%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.04%) Facilita Forecast
9 4 (1.63%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.63%) Ant
10 3 (1.22%) RSpec
10 3 (1.22%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.22%) Redmine
11 2 (0.82%) Hudson
11 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 38 (15.51%) Finance
2 5 (2.04%) Games
3 2 (0.82%) Banking
3 2 (0.82%) Advertising
4 1 (0.41%) Publishing
4 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 164 (66.94%) Developer
2 108 (44.08%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.88%) Software Developer
4 31 (12.65%) Analyst
4 31 (12.65%) Software Engineer
5 25 (10.20%) .NET Developer
6 22 (8.98%) Java Software Engineer
7 21 (8.57%) Programmer
8 20 (8.16%) Senior Developer
9 19 (7.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (7.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 12 (4.90%) Web Developer
12 11 (4.49%) Java Software Developer
12 11 (4.49%) J2EE Software Engineer
12 11 (4.49%) J2EE Developer
12 11 (4.49%) Analyst Programmer
12 11 (4.49%) Junior
13 10 (4.08%) Team Leader
14 9 (3.67%) C# Developer
14 9 (3.67%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (34.29%) Spring
2 82 (33.47%) HTML
3 43 (17.55%) CSS
4 39 (15.92%) Web Services
5 35 (14.29%) .NET
6 31 (12.65%) Java EE
7 30 (12.24%) J2EE
8 29 (11.84%) Apache Wicket
9 27 (11.02%) XML
10 26 (10.61%) JSR 170
11 25 (10.20%) jQuery
12 24 (9.80%) Hibernate
13 22 (8.98%) SOAP
13 22 (8.98%) HTML5
14 20 (8.16%) ASP.NET
15 18 (7.35%) Ajax
16 17 (6.94%) Spring MVC
16 17 (6.94%) MooTools
16 17 (6.94%) JAX-WS
17 15 (6.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 40 (16.33%) Mathematics
3 21 (8.57%) Open Source
4 20 (8.16%) Client/Server
5 12 (4.90%) Physics
6 10 (4.08%) Digital Media
7 6 (2.45%) Replication
8 5 (2.04%) Smartcard
8 5 (2.04%) PACS
8 5 (2.04%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.22%) NHS
9 3 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.41%) Firmware
11 1 (0.41%) iPhone
11 1 (0.41%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.41%) VLE
11 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 78 (31.84%) Linux
2 74 (30.20%) UNIX
3 16 (6.53%) Windows
4 5 (2.04%) Android
4 5 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.90%) OO
2 48 (19.59%) Software Engineering
3 47 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (15.92%) MVC
5 35 (14.29%) Scrum
6 34 (13.88%) Web Development
7 19 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (7.76%) Automated Testing
8 16 (6.53%) Waterfall
9 15 (6.12%) Problem Management
10 11 (4.49%) TDD
10 11 (4.49%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (3.67%) Automation Testing
11 9 (3.67%) Web Design
11 9 (3.67%) Unit Testing
12 8 (3.27%) Test Scripting
12 8 (3.27%) OOD
13 6 (2.45%) DevOps
13 6 (2.45%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 78 (31.84%) SQL
2 73 (29.80%) C#
3 72 (29.39%) JavaScript
4 66 (26.94%) C
5 53 (21.63%) C++
6 37 (15.10%) Python
7 20 (8.16%) Ruby
8 19 (7.76%) Perl
8 19 (7.76%) Shell Script
9 18 (7.35%) Scala
10 13 (5.31%) PHP
11 12 (4.90%) AWK
11 12 (4.90%) sed
12 6 (2.45%) Bash Shell
13 5 (2.04%) VB
14 4 (1.63%) LotusScript
15 3 (1.22%) VBA
15 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.22%) XPath
16 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (2.45%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.04%) PhD
4 3 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.22%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.22%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.27%) QA
2 6 (2.45%) SLA
3 5 (2.04%) DICOM
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.41%) TickIT
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) Nagios
1 3 (1.22%) Ganglia
1 3 (1.22%) Puppet
1 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.22%) collectd
2 1 (0.41%) OpenView
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (10.61%) Oracle
2 12 (4.90%) Google
3 10 (4.08%) JBoss
4 5 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.22%) Sun
5 3 (1.22%) Sencha
6 2 (0.82%) hybris
6 2 (0.82%) Blackboard
7 1 (0.41%) Apple
7 1 (0.41%) HP
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix
7 1 (0.41%) Lotus
7 1 (0.41%) Wall Street Systems
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