The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 25 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 37 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.10% 5.75% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.20% 5.98% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33 26 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £51,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
514 569 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.66% 96.28% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 405 445 283
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in Watford

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (76.27%) Spring
3 42 (71.19%) Hibernate
4 39 (66.10%) JavaScript
5 35 (59.32%) XML
6 34 (57.63%) SQL
6 34 (57.63%) Web Services
6 34 (57.63%) Linux
6 34 (57.63%) Finance
7 31 (52.54%) Maven
8 30 (50.85%) UNIX
9 28 (47.46%) SOAP
10 27 (45.76%) OO
11 25 (42.37%) J2EE
11 25 (42.37%) Degree
12 24 (40.68%) Subversion
12 24 (40.68%) Oracle
12 24 (40.68%) Struts
13 22 (37.29%) jQuery
13 22 (37.29%) RESTful
14 21 (35.59%) JSP
15 20 (33.90%) CSS
15 20 (33.90%) Java EE
16 19 (32.20%) TDD
16 19 (32.20%) Banking
16 19 (32.20%) HTML
17 18 (30.51%) IPv4
18 16 (27.12%) Sun Certification
18 16 (27.12%) HPUX
18 16 (27.12%) Solaris

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (25.42%) Tomcat
2 13 (22.03%) WebSphere
3 10 (16.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (10.17%) MQSeries
4 6 (10.17%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (6.78%) JBoss
6 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.69%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) IPv4
2 6 (10.17%) Internet
2 6 (10.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) RDBMS
1 14 (23.73%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.25%) MySQL
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.17%) Informix
5 4 (6.78%) JasperReports
6 3 (5.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (52.54%) Maven
2 24 (40.68%) Subversion
3 12 (20.34%) Eclipse
4 10 (16.95%) JUnit
4 10 (16.95%) SoapUI
5 6 (10.17%) Ant
5 6 (10.17%) Log4j
General
1 34 (57.63%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Banking
3 11 (18.64%) Retail
4 10 (16.95%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.47%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.08%) Games
6 3 (5.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (76.27%) Spring
2 42 (71.19%) Hibernate
3 35 (59.32%) XML
4 34 (57.63%) Web Services
5 28 (47.46%) SOAP
6 25 (42.37%) J2EE
7 24 (40.68%) Struts
8 22 (37.29%) jQuery
8 22 (37.29%) RESTful
9 21 (35.59%) JSP
10 20 (33.90%) CSS
10 20 (33.90%) Java EE
11 19 (32.20%) HTML
12 16 (27.12%) Servlets
12 16 (27.12%) XSLT
13 14 (23.73%) Ajax
14 10 (16.95%) Spring MVC
14 10 (16.95%) JSF
14 10 (16.95%) JAXB
14 10 (16.95%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.95%) Client/Server
3 6 (10.17%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.39%) Derivative
4 2 (3.39%) Online Gambling
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (57.63%) Linux
2 30 (50.85%) UNIX
3 16 (27.12%) HPUX
3 16 (27.12%) Solaris
4 10 (16.95%) AIX
5 7 (11.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) OO
2 19 (32.20%) TDD
3 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
4 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
5 11 (18.64%) MVC
6 10 (16.95%) Multithreading
6 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.17%) Content Management
9 5 (8.47%) Scrum
10 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.08%) BPR
11 3 (5.08%) UML
11 3 (5.08%) OOP
11 3 (5.08%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
11 3 (5.08%) OOD
11 3 (5.08%) SOA
11 3 (5.08%) Validation
11 3 (5.08%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (66.10%) JavaScript
3 34 (57.63%) SQL
4 16 (27.12%) XPath
5 10 (16.95%) C++
5 10 (16.95%) C
6 4 (6.78%) C#
7 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Degree
2 16 (27.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (16.95%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Demandware
4 6 (10.17%) IBM
4 6 (10.17%) Sun
4 6 (10.17%) Interwoven
5 4 (6.78%) Sybase
6 3 (5.08%) hybris
6 3 (5.08%) ATG
6 3 (5.08%) DataCash
6 3 (5.08%) Ogone
7 1 (1.69%) Perforce
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