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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 3.77% 6.38% 3.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% 10.71% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +27.39%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
20 28 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 37.74% 59.57% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 31
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £36,000 £33,361
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 27 August 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) Maven
3 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 8 (80.00%) Refactoring
3 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (80.00%) Visualisation
3 8 (80.00%) XML
3 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (80.00%) Data Structures
4 7 (70.00%) SDLC
4 7 (70.00%) API Development
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) JSP
4 7 (70.00%) SOAP
4 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (70.00%) SOA
4 7 (70.00%) XML Schema
4 7 (70.00%) XQuery
4 7 (70.00%) Asset Management
4 7 (70.00%) Subversion
4 7 (70.00%) TOGAF

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Maven
2 7 (70.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) jMock
4 1 (10.00%) Mockito
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) Gradle
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Project Manager
1 7 (70.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 7 (70.00%) Technical Manager
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Project Manager
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Hybris Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) JSP
3 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 7 (70.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (10.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (80.00%) Visualisation
1 8 (80.00%) Data Structures
2 7 (70.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (70.00%) Web Development
3 7 (70.00%) SDLC
3 7 (70.00%) API Development
3 7 (70.00%) Release Management
3 7 (70.00%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (70.00%) SOA
3 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 7 (70.00%) Asset Management
3 7 (70.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) XQuery
2 7 (70.00%) XPath
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) iRise
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) hybris