The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Java 95 95 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 12.98% 12.01% 22.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.00% 21.06% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 90 89 212
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Java
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
413 451 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 56.42% 57.02% 56.92%
Number of salaries quoted 366 385 549
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Java
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Java Salary Trend in Oxford

Java
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Oxford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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.

1 103 (50.24%) SQL
2 91 (44.39%) JavaScript
3 78 (38.05%) Software Engineering
4 76 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (34.63%) XML
6 69 (33.66%) C#
7 67 (32.68%) OO
8 62 (30.24%) .NET
9 58 (28.29%) HTML
10 54 (26.34%) NoSQL
11 50 (24.39%) Spring
11 50 (24.39%) CSS
12 48 (23.41%) Linux
12 48 (23.41%) TDD
13 46 (22.44%) Python
13 46 (22.44%) Oracle
14 44 (21.46%) PHP
15 42 (20.49%) Big Data
16 39 (19.02%) C++
17 37 (18.05%) Windows
18 36 (17.56%) J2EE
19 34 (16.59%) Web Services
20 32 (15.61%) Open Source
21 28 (13.66%) Node.js
21 28 (13.66%) Computer Science
22 27 (13.17%) Git (software)
23 25 (12.20%) SQL Server
23 25 (12.20%) EJB
24 24 (11.71%) Relational Database
25 23 (11.22%) BDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 28 (13.66%) Node.js
2 19 (9.27%) Tomcat
3 14 (6.83%) ColdFusion
4 13 (6.34%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (5.37%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (4.88%) IIS
6 10 (4.88%) Apache
7 8 (3.90%) SharePoint
8 7 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (3.41%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.93%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.44%) JBoss
10 5 (2.44%) Drupal
11 1 (0.49%) WordPress
11 1 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 13 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.95%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.83%) SaaS
3 10 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.41%) Intranet
2 2 (0.98%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) Firewall
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (26.34%) NoSQL
2 42 (20.49%) Big Data
3 25 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 24 (11.71%) Relational Database
5 21 (10.24%) MySQL
6 17 (8.29%) Oracle Database
7 11 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (5.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (4.39%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.39%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.90%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.93%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.98%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.49%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 27 (13.17%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.73%) Eclipse
3 12 (5.85%) Subversion
4 11 (5.37%) JUnit
5 10 (4.88%) Maven
5 10 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.39%) JIRA
7 7 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (2.93%) Selenium
8 6 (2.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.46%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (0.98%) PyUnit
10 2 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.98%) Xcode
11 1 (0.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 20 (9.76%) Publishing
2 15 (7.32%) Legal
3 10 (4.88%) Finance
4 6 (2.93%) Banking
4 6 (2.93%) Retail
4 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.49%) French Language
6 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 125 (60.98%) Developer
2 57 (27.80%) Software Engineer
3 47 (22.93%) Java Developer
4 46 (22.44%) Software Developer
5 43 (20.98%) Senior Developer
6 38 (18.54%) Senior Software Engineer
7 19 (9.27%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (5.37%) Android Developer
8 11 (5.37%) Java Engineer
8 11 (5.37%) Senior Java Engineer
9 10 (4.88%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.90%) Architect
11 7 (3.41%) Java Software Developer
12 6 (2.93%) Senior Android Developer
12 6 (2.93%) Applications Support Engineer
12 6 (2.93%) Mobile Developer
12 6 (2.93%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.93%) Applications Support
13 5 (2.44%) Data Architect
13 5 (2.44%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (34.63%) XML
2 62 (30.24%) .NET
3 58 (28.29%) HTML
4 50 (24.39%) Spring
4 50 (24.39%) CSS
5 36 (17.56%) J2EE
6 34 (16.59%) Web Services
7 25 (12.20%) EJB
8 22 (10.73%) Ajax
9 20 (9.76%) jQuery
10 18 (8.78%) SOAP
11 16 (7.80%) AngularJS
11 16 (7.80%) ASP.NET
11 16 (7.80%) XSLT
12 14 (6.83%) Ember.js
12 14 (6.83%) Backbone.js
12 14 (6.83%) Java EE
13 12 (5.85%) JSON
13 12 (5.85%) Struts
13 12 (5.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.61%) Open Source
2 28 (13.66%) Computer Science
3 19 (9.27%) Mathematics
4 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (7.80%) Management Information System
5 15 (7.32%) User Experience
6 14 (6.83%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (6.34%) Semantic Web
8 12 (5.85%) Statistics
9 10 (4.88%) Data Integration
9 10 (4.88%) Web 2.0
9 10 (4.88%) Clustering
9 10 (4.88%) Mobile App
10 7 (3.41%) Physics
11 6 (2.93%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (1.95%) Grid Computing
13 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
15 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.41%) Linux
2 37 (18.05%) Windows
3 15 (7.32%) Android
4 11 (5.37%) UNIX
5 7 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.46%) Fedora
6 3 (1.46%) Debian
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (38.05%) Software Engineering
2 76 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (32.68%) OO
4 48 (23.41%) TDD
5 23 (11.22%) BDD
6 22 (10.73%) Web Development
7 20 (9.76%) OOP
7 20 (9.76%) Analytics
8 19 (9.27%) Unit Testing
8 19 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (9.27%) Test Automation
9 18 (8.78%) Integration Testing
10 15 (7.32%) Risk Management
11 14 (6.83%) Scrum
12 13 (6.34%) MVC
13 12 (5.85%) SOA
13 12 (5.85%) Android Development
14 10 (4.88%) E-Commerce
15 9 (4.39%) CRM
15 9 (4.39%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (50.24%) SQL
2 91 (44.39%) JavaScript
3 69 (33.66%) C#
4 46 (22.44%) Python
5 44 (21.46%) PHP
6 39 (19.02%) C++
7 14 (6.83%) Scala
8 13 (6.34%) Perl
9 12 (5.85%) Ruby
9 12 (5.85%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.41%) XQuery
10 7 (3.41%) VBScript
11 6 (2.93%) Clojure
11 6 (2.93%) ActionScript
12 5 (2.44%) VB
12 5 (2.44%) C
13 4 (1.95%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.95%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (10.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (22.44%) Oracle
2 14 (6.83%) Twitter
3 8 (3.90%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.41%) IBM
5 6 (2.93%) JDA
6 4 (1.95%) VMware
7 2 (0.98%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe
8 1 (0.49%) Cisco
8 1 (0.49%) hybris
8 1 (0.49%) Xamarin
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