The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 3.92% 2.97% 8.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 4.17% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £30,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 72 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 49.02% 71.29% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 69 17
Average salary £32,500 £31,800 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.20% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,646
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £39,488 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Java
Salary Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Taunton region.

Java Salary Trend in Taunton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
4 2 (22.22%) JMX
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) Selenium
4 2 (22.22%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Junior
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE
2 2 (22.22%) JMX
2 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) OOP
1 2 (22.22%) OO
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
1 2 (22.22%) Scrum
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) TDD
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Data Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Korn
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft