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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 16 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 3.85% 12.20% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 22.73% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £57,500 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £43,700 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +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
19 22 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 36.54% 53.66% 43.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 31
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
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 3 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) JSP
3 7 (77.78%) SOAP
3 7 (77.78%) SOA
3 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
3 7 (77.78%) Subversion
3 7 (77.78%) TOGAF
3 7 (77.78%) Project Management
3 7 (77.78%) XML Schema
3 7 (77.78%) XQuery
3 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
3 7 (77.78%) Web Development
3 7 (77.78%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (77.78%) Refactoring
3 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
3 7 (77.78%) Release Management
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (77.78%) Visualisation
3 7 (77.78%) Social Media

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (77.78%) Tomcat
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle ODI
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Maven
2 7 (77.78%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) jMock
4 1 (11.11%) Mockito
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) Gradle
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
1 7 (77.78%) Technical Project Manager
1 7 (77.78%) Technical Manager
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Project Manager
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Hybris Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) JSP
2 7 (77.78%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) XML Schema
3 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (11.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
1 7 (77.78%) Visualisation
1 7 (77.78%) Social Media
1 7 (77.78%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Asset Management
2 7 (77.78%) TOGAF
2 7 (77.78%) SOA
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) Web Development
2 7 (77.78%) Refactoring
2 7 (77.78%) Release Management
2 7 (77.78%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (77.78%) SDLC
2 7 (77.78%) API Development
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) XQuery
1 7 (77.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
1 7 (77.78%) iRise
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) hybris