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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 11 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 25.58% 13.79% 21.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 38.10% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 11
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
22 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sussex 51.16% 36.21% 64.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 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 £45,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 23 January 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 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) JUnit
4 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
4 6 (46.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) JDBC
4 6 (46.15%) Servlets
4 6 (46.15%) SOAP
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) UML
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) JBoss
4 6 (46.15%) Apache
4 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
4 6 (46.15%) J2SE
4 6 (46.15%) NetBeans
4 6 (46.15%) Clustering
4 6 (46.15%) JMS
4 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
4 6 (46.15%) Sun
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) J2EE
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) RESTful

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (46.15%) WebLogic
1 6 (46.15%) JBoss
1 6 (46.15%) Apache
1 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
1 6 (46.15%) GlassFish
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) JUnit
2 6 (46.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (46.15%) NetBeans
2 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
2 6 (46.15%) Subversion
2 6 (46.15%) Maven
2 6 (46.15%) StarTeam
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.69%) Hudson
4 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.69%) Mockito
4 1 (7.69%) Robolectric
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) EasyMock
4 1 (7.69%) Firebug
4 1 (7.69%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Senior Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) JDBC
1 6 (46.15%) Servlets
1 6 (46.15%) SOAP
1 6 (46.15%) XML
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) J2SE
1 6 (46.15%) JMS
1 6 (46.15%) J2EE
1 6 (46.15%) RESTful
1 6 (46.15%) JAX-WS
1 6 (46.15%) JPA
1 6 (46.15%) JSON
1 6 (46.15%) Dojo
1 6 (46.15%) Spring
1 6 (46.15%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) RoboSpice
2 1 (7.69%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
2 1 (7.69%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) UML
2 6 (46.15%) Load Balancing
2 6 (46.15%) AOP
2 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) UX Design
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) OCPJP
1 6 (46.15%) OCMJD
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Sun
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Dell