The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth 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 7 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 31 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 26.05% 17.39% 10.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.74% 26.67% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 31 7 4
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Java
Devon

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

Programming Languages Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 65.55% 65.22% 60.53%
Number of salaries quoted 69 25 23
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

Java
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Java Salary Trend in Plymouth

Java
Salary Histogram in Plymouth

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

Java Salary Histogram in Plymouth

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 54 (96.43%) HTML
1 54 (96.43%) CSS
2 53 (94.64%) jQuery
3 49 (87.50%) JavaScript
4 43 (76.79%) XHTML
5 35 (62.50%) ColdFusion
6 34 (60.71%) Content Management
7 32 (57.14%) Web Services
8 30 (53.57%) JSF
9 23 (41.07%) .NET
10 21 (37.50%) C#
11 20 (35.71%) Advertising
12 15 (26.79%) XML
13 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
14 9 (16.07%) CMS
14 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
16 7 (12.50%) J2EE
17 6 (10.71%) Ext JS
17 6 (10.71%) Flash
18 5 (8.93%) Games
18 5 (8.93%) Project Management
18 5 (8.93%) PHP
18 5 (8.93%) SQL
18 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
18 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
18 5 (8.93%) Degree
18 5 (8.93%) Ajax
18 5 (8.93%) SEO
18 5 (8.93%) Visualisation

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 (62.50%) ColdFusion
2 9 (16.07%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) IIS
3 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Ant
General
1 20 (35.71%) Advertising
2 5 (8.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (96.43%) Developer
2 40 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 38 (67.86%) Java Developer
4 25 (44.64%) Java Web Developer
5 12 (21.43%) Senior Developer
6 11 (19.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
8 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (16.07%) .NET Web Developer
9 8 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (14.29%) C# Developer
10 7 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Web Developer
11 6 (10.71%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (7.14%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
12 4 (7.14%) Mid-Level C# Developer
12 4 (7.14%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
13 1 (1.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (96.43%) HTML
1 54 (96.43%) CSS
2 53 (94.64%) jQuery
3 43 (76.79%) XHTML
4 32 (57.14%) Web Services
5 30 (53.57%) JSF
6 23 (41.07%) .NET
7 15 (26.79%) XML
8 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
9 8 (14.29%) Semantic HTML
10 7 (12.50%) J2EE
11 6 (10.71%) Ext JS
11 6 (10.71%) Flash
12 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
12 5 (8.93%) Ajax
12 5 (8.93%) HTML5
13 1 (1.79%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.93%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.79%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Content Management
2 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
3 5 (8.93%) SEO
4 4 (7.14%) Web Development
5 3 (5.36%) System Testing
5 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.79%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 21 (37.50%) C#
3 5 (8.93%) PHP
3 5 (8.93%) SQL
4 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.57%) VMware
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe