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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 13 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 3.64% 3.28% 20.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 9.09% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
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
25 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 45.45% 36.07% 56.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 21 12
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 March 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 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) NetBeans
2 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 6 (54.55%) OCPJP
2 6 (54.55%) OCMJD
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) AOP
2 6 (54.55%) Ajax
2 6 (54.55%) StarTeam
2 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 6 (54.55%) JSON
2 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 6 (54.55%) Dojo
2 6 (54.55%) GlassFish
2 6 (54.55%) JAX-WS
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) JPA
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) RESTful
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) J2EE
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
1 6 (54.55%) JBoss
1 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
1 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
1 6 (54.55%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) JUnit
1 6 (54.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
1 6 (54.55%) NetBeans
1 6 (54.55%) Subversion
1 6 (54.55%) Maven
1 6 (54.55%) StarTeam
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Senior Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) J2EE
1 6 (54.55%) CSS
1 6 (54.55%) JDBC
1 6 (54.55%) Servlets
1 6 (54.55%) SOAP
1 6 (54.55%) XML
1 6 (54.55%) J2SE
1 6 (54.55%) JMS
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
1 6 (54.55%) Ajax
1 6 (54.55%) JSON
1 6 (54.55%) Dojo
1 6 (54.55%) JAX-WS
1 6 (54.55%) JPA
1 6 (54.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) AOP
2 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 6 (54.55%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) OCPJP
1 6 (54.55%) OCMJD
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Sun