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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Java 34 14 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 23.29% 10.37% 18.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.17% 16.67% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34 10 16
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £55,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
Java
Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
94 84 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 64.38% 62.22% 69.57%
Number of salaries quoted 94 51 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Java
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Java Salary Trend in St Albans

Java
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in St Albans

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 36 (54.55%) UNIX
2 34 (51.52%) Linux
2 34 (51.52%) C++
2 34 (51.52%) SQL
3 25 (37.88%) C#
4 24 (36.36%) C
4 24 (36.36%) Python
4 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 24 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 24 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 22 (33.33%) J2EE
6 17 (25.76%) OO
7 16 (24.24%) Oracle
7 16 (24.24%) PL/SQL
7 16 (24.24%) Spring
7 16 (24.24%) Degree
8 14 (21.21%) Finance
9 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (16.67%) .NET
11 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
11 9 (13.64%) Physics
11 9 (13.64%) QA
11 9 (13.64%) Velocity
12 8 (12.12%) Web Development
12 8 (12.12%) DB2
13 7 (10.61%) HTML
13 7 (10.61%) Broadband
13 7 (10.61%) Struts
13 7 (10.61%) Wireless
13 7 (10.61%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 6 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) Apache
2 3 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Broadband
1 7 (10.61%) Wireless
2 3 (4.55%) DHCP
2 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) DB2
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 51 (77.27%) Developer
2 46 (69.70%) Java Developer
3 21 (31.82%) Senior Developer
4 18 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Java Software Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Software Developer
5 15 (22.73%) Software Engineer
5 15 (22.73%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Administrator
8 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Storage Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Product Owner
9 3 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Database Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.33%) J2EE
2 16 (24.24%) Spring
3 11 (16.67%) .NET
4 9 (13.64%) Velocity
5 7 (10.61%) Struts2
5 7 (10.61%) HTML
5 7 (10.61%) Struts
6 6 (9.09%) Web Services
7 3 (4.55%) HTML5
8 2 (3.03%) DHTML
9 1 (1.52%) Middleware
9 1 (1.52%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.52%) JSP
9 1 (1.52%) PhoneGap
9 1 (1.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
2 9 (13.64%) Physics
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (54.55%) UNIX
2 34 (51.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Software Engineering
1 24 (36.36%) Multithreading
2 17 (25.76%) OO
3 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.12%) Web Development
5 7 (10.61%) TDD
6 6 (9.09%) UML
7 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) QMS
8 3 (4.55%) Validation
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.03%) OOD
9 2 (3.03%) Scrum
9 2 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (1.52%) Information Management
10 1 (1.52%) MVC
10 1 (1.52%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.52%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (1.52%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.52%) Strategic Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (51.52%) C++
1 34 (51.52%) SQL
2 25 (37.88%) C#
3 24 (36.36%) C
3 24 (36.36%) Python
4 16 (24.24%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) VB
5 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle
2 6 (9.09%) JBoss