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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java 9 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 22.50% 17.50% 18.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.62% 38.89% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 9
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £30,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
26 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 65.00% 45.00% 60.66%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 31
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) C++
4 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) J2EE
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) JUnit
4 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
4 6 (54.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (54.55%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) JDBC
4 6 (54.55%) Servlets
4 6 (54.55%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) UML
4 6 (54.55%) JBoss
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
4 6 (54.55%) J2SE
4 6 (54.55%) JMS
4 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
4 6 (54.55%) Sun
4 6 (54.55%) NetBeans
4 6 (54.55%) Clustering
4 6 (54.55%) Subversion

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

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 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) JUnit
2 6 (54.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (54.55%) Eclipse
2 6 (54.55%) NetBeans
2 6 (54.55%) Subversion
2 6 (54.55%) Maven
2 6 (54.55%) StarTeam
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Mockito
4 1 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) Robolectric
4 1 (9.09%) Firebug
4 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) EasyMock
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Senior Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Software Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
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
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) RoboSpice
2 1 (9.09%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
2 1 (9.09%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 6 (54.55%) UML
2 6 (54.55%) AOP
2 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) UX Design
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) OCPJP
1 6 (54.55%) OCMJD
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) Dell