The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 6.25% 4.35% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.34% 10.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £42,500 £33,361 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.39% -58.29%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
Java
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 60.42% 43.48% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 11
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,361 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Java
Salary Trend in Sussex

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

Java Salary Trend in Sussex

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (81.82%) TeamCity
1 9 (81.82%) Hudson
2 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Build Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Code Coverage
2 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
2 8 (72.73%) Change Management
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Maven
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) PL/SQL
2 8 (72.73%) UNIX
2 8 (72.73%) Ant
2 8 (72.73%) J2SE
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Android
3 2 (18.18%) QA
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Sussex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) TeamCity
1 9 (81.82%) Hudson
2 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) Ant
2 8 (72.73%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Mockito
4 1 (9.09%) EasyMock
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Firebug
4 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Software Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Build Manager
2 8 (72.73%) Build Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Software Build Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Junior Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) J2EE
1 8 (72.73%) J2SE
2 1 (9.09%) OAuth
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) MFC
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) Code Coverage
2 8 (72.73%) Change Management
2 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Integration Testing
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Build Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
2 8 (72.73%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Dell