The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 61 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Permanent jobs citing Java 16 19 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.19% 5.57% 11.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.37% 11.52% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 34
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,975 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java
Hampshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
251 165 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 65.71% 48.39% 64.54%
Number of salaries quoted 212 156 178
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Java
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Java Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Java
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 19 (51.35%) TDD
2 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
2 18 (48.65%) C++
3 16 (43.24%) Degree
4 15 (40.54%) JIRA
4 15 (40.54%) SQL
5 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (29.73%) UML
7 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
7 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
8 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
8 9 (24.32%) BDD
8 9 (24.32%) OO
8 9 (24.32%) J2EE
9 8 (21.62%) C
9 8 (21.62%) HTML
10 7 (18.92%) Ant
10 7 (18.92%) Windows
11 6 (16.22%) .NET
11 6 (16.22%) Windows NT
11 6 (16.22%) JUnit
11 6 (16.22%) Oracle
11 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (16.22%) UNIX
11 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
11 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
11 6 (16.22%) QA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
2 1 (2.70%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.51%) SQLite
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) JIRA
2 7 (18.92%) Ant
3 6 (16.22%) JUnit
3 6 (16.22%) Selenium
4 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
4 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.81%) JMeter
5 4 (10.81%) Maven
5 4 (10.81%) TeamCity
5 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.11%) Redmine
6 3 (8.11%) QUnit
6 3 (8.11%) Bugzilla
6 3 (8.11%) Subversion
6 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (2.70%) SilkTest
7 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Software Engineer
3 11 (29.73%) Software Developer
4 10 (27.03%) Java Developer
5 6 (16.22%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C++ Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Android Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Graduate
7 4 (10.81%) Quality Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) QA Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Tester
10 1 (2.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) J2EE
2 8 (21.62%) HTML
3 6 (16.22%) .NET
4 5 (13.51%) J2ME
4 5 (13.51%) RESTful
4 5 (13.51%) iOS SDK
4 5 (13.51%) Android SDK
5 4 (10.81%) Gherkin
5 4 (10.81%) Spring
6 3 (8.11%) SOAP
6 3 (8.11%) Web Services
6 3 (8.11%) XML
6 3 (8.11%) JSON
6 3 (8.11%) Dojo
6 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Java EE
7 2 (5.41%) Ajax
7 2 (5.41%) J2SE
8 1 (2.70%) JavaBeans
8 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
1 10 (27.03%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows NT
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (16.22%) UNIX
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) Android
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) TDD
2 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) UML
5 9 (24.32%) OO
5 9 (24.32%) BDD
6 6 (16.22%) Programme Management
6 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Business Development
7 5 (13.51%) OOP
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.51%) Software Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (13.51%) Android Development
8 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (10.81%) Refactoring
8 4 (10.81%) Pair Programming
9 3 (8.11%) SOA
9 3 (8.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C++
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) C
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) PHP
5 5 (13.51%) C#
6 4 (10.81%) Ruby
7 3 (8.11%) Groovy
8 1 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) Degree
2 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Google
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Kofax
4 1 (2.70%) IBM