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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 65 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.28% 5.51% 9.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 5.93% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 14
Average salary - £38,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
538 354 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.53% 92.91% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 391 275 231
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (87.50%) Eclipse
3 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (83.33%) JSP
3 20 (83.33%) UNIX
3 20 (83.33%) Linux
4 19 (79.17%) Finance
5 18 (75.00%) Struts
5 18 (75.00%) HTML
5 18 (75.00%) SQL
6 17 (70.83%) J2EE
7 15 (62.50%) JUnit
8 14 (58.33%) Oracle
8 14 (58.33%) XML
8 14 (58.33%) JDBC
9 13 (54.17%) RAD
9 13 (54.17%) Solaris
9 13 (54.17%) DB2
9 13 (54.17%) Perl
9 13 (54.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
9 13 (54.17%) JMS
9 13 (54.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 13 (54.17%) XHTML
9 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
9 13 (54.17%) IBM
9 13 (54.17%) Retail
9 13 (54.17%) Subversion
9 13 (54.17%) Content Management
9 13 (54.17%) WebSphere

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 13 (54.17%) WebSphere Application Server
1 13 (54.17%) WebSphere
2 9 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 7 (29.17%) IIS
3 7 (29.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (25.00%) MQSeries
5 2 (8.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 6 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) DB2
2 11 (45.83%) RDBMS
2 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
3 7 (29.17%) Informix
Development Applications
1 21 (87.50%) Eclipse
2 15 (62.50%) JUnit
3 13 (54.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 13 (54.17%) Subversion
4 7 (29.17%) Rational Application Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Ant
5 6 (25.00%) Log4j
6 5 (20.83%) Maven
General
1 19 (79.17%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Manufacturing
2 13 (54.17%) Retail
3 5 (20.83%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) JSP
2 18 (75.00%) Struts
2 18 (75.00%) HTML
3 17 (70.83%) J2EE
4 14 (58.33%) JDBC
4 14 (58.33%) XML
5 13 (54.17%) XHTML
5 13 (54.17%) JMS
5 13 (54.17%) JSTL
6 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
6 9 (37.50%) Spring
6 9 (37.50%) CSS
6 9 (37.50%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) XSLT
8 6 (25.00%) Servlets
8 6 (25.00%) EJB
8 6 (25.00%) XMLBeans
8 6 (25.00%) Ajax
9 2 (8.33%) Spring Security
9 2 (8.33%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) UNIX
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Solaris
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) AIX
4 6 (25.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) RAD
1 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
1 13 (54.17%) Content Management
2 11 (45.83%) OO
3 7 (29.17%) MVC
3 7 (29.17%) Web Development
3 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) UML
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (75.00%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) Perl
4 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
5 7 (29.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Sun Certification
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 13 (54.17%) IBM
3 7 (29.17%) Sun
4 6 (25.00%) Interwoven
4 6 (25.00%) ATG
4 6 (25.00%) Blue Martini
4 6 (25.00%) Elastic Path
5 2 (8.33%) JBoss
5 2 (8.33%) Perforce
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