The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 3 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 9.38% 44.90% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 48.89% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 22 1
Average salary - £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java
Somerset

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

Programming Languages Category
Street
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 45 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 59.38% 91.84% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 43 10
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Street

Java
Salary Trend in Street

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

Java Salary Trend in Street

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Street 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Subversion
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 4 (44.44%) LAMP
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) PHP
5 4 (44.44%) MySQL
5 4 (44.44%) OOP
5 4 (44.44%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
5 4 (44.44%) PHPUnit
5 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
5 4 (44.44%) REST
5 4 (44.44%) OO PHP
5 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Test Management
6 3 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
6 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Street 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) PHPUnit
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (33.33%) SilkTest
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
1 4 (44.44%) PHP MySQL Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) LAMP
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) XBRL
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) OO PHP
3 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft