The table below looks at the statistics for Esper skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Esper over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Esper for Java
Rank 881 926 876
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -50
Permanent jobs citing Esper 16 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.039% 0.011% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 7
Average salary £67,500 £90,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £79,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £110,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 - £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41253 45955 43520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.58% 39.04% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 35207 39107 37658
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Esper
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Esper within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Esper Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Esper
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Esper within the UK.

Esper Salary Trend in the UK

Esper
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Esper over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 within the UK.

Esper Salary Histogram in the UK

Esper
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Esper within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +53 16 £67,500 -25.00%
London +23 9 £63,750 -29.16%
Reading - 6 £67,500 -
Berkshire - 6 £67,500 -
South East - 6 £67,500 -
City of London +17 3 £75,000 -16.66%
Leeds - 1 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £60,000 -

Esper
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Esper 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 Esper.

1 26 (70.27%) Java
2 25 (67.57%) Spring
3 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (54.05%) Finance
4 20 (54.05%) Multithreading
4 20 (54.05%) Concurrent Programming
5 14 (37.84%) Algorithmic Trading
5 14 (37.84%) Complex Event Processing
6 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
6 13 (35.14%) Degree
6 13 (35.14%) Linux
7 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
8 9 (24.32%) Maven
8 9 (24.32%) Python
9 8 (21.62%) MySQL
9 8 (21.62%) Mathematics
9 8 (21.62%) Front Office
9 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (18.92%) collectd
10 7 (18.92%) logstash
10 7 (18.92%) Salt
10 7 (18.92%) Graphite
10 7 (18.92%) ZABBIX
10 7 (18.92%) Cacti
10 7 (18.92%) Ganglia
10 7 (18.92%) SSH
10 7 (18.92%) Puppet
10 7 (18.92%) PaaS
10 7 (18.92%) Memcached

Esper
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Esper 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 Esper. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) PaaS
1 7 (18.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) SSH
1 7 (18.92%) DHCP
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) MySQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) KDB
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Maven
2 6 (16.22%) JUnit
2 6 (16.22%) Gradle
3 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Front Office
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Senior Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Core Java Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Quantitative Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) Spring
2 7 (18.92%) Memcached
3 6 (16.22%) CORBA
3 6 (16.22%) JMS
3 6 (16.22%) J2SE
3 6 (16.22%) JDBC
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (16.22%) Kafka
4 4 (10.81%) HTML
4 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.81%) HTML5
5 2 (5.41%) SciPy
5 2 (5.41%) NumPy
5 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.41%) Pandas
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.70%) Pyramid
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
6 1 (2.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.62%) Mathematics
3 6 (16.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (16.22%) Equities
3 6 (16.22%) Statistics
4 5 (13.51%) Physics
5 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
6 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (5.41%) Hedge funds
8 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Multithreading
2 20 (54.05%) Concurrent Programming
3 14 (37.84%) Algorithmic Trading
3 14 (37.84%) Complex Event Processing
4 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
7 6 (16.22%) OO
7 6 (16.22%) OOD
7 6 (16.22%) Market Making
8 5 (13.51%) High Availability
9 4 (10.81%) Analytics
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.81%) SDLC
10 3 (8.11%) Product Management
10 3 (8.11%) Time Management
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.11%) Information Security
10 3 (8.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) Perl
3 7 (18.92%) PHP
4 6 (16.22%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) RHCSA
2 3 (8.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (18.92%) collectd
1 7 (18.92%) logstash
1 7 (18.92%) Salt
1 7 (18.92%) Graphite
1 7 (18.92%) ZABBIX
1 7 (18.92%) Cacti
1 7 (18.92%) Ganglia
1 7 (18.92%) Puppet
1 7 (18.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) TIBCO
1 6 (16.22%) StreamBase
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle