The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 3 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 4.55% 27.45% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.00% 46.67% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 14
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 37.88% 58.82% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 32
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Java
South East

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 16 April 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) T-SQL
2 11 (78.57%) C
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) C++
2 11 (78.57%) ADO
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) OO
2 11 (78.57%) SOAP
3 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
3 9 (64.29%) Scrum
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) RAD
3 9 (64.29%) RUP
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Hudson
6 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
6 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Hudson
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Software Developer
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Build Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Build Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Build Manager
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) ADO
1 11 (78.57%) SOAP
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) OO
2 9 (64.29%) Scrum
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
2 9 (64.29%) RAD
2 9 (64.29%) RUP
2 9 (64.29%) Waterfall
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Build Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Code Coverage
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) T-SQL
2 11 (78.57%) C
2 11 (78.57%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL