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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 30 39 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.75% 6.36% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.05% 6.51% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 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 £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £55,750 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
497 430 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.32% 97.73% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 370 327 337
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (78.33%) Hibernate
2 47 (78.33%) Spring
3 42 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 39 (65.00%) XML
5 36 (60.00%) Linux
5 36 (60.00%) Maven
6 35 (58.33%) Finance
6 35 (58.33%) Web Services
6 35 (58.33%) SOAP
7 33 (55.00%) SQL
8 32 (53.33%) UNIX
8 32 (53.33%) Subversion
9 30 (50.00%) OO
10 27 (45.00%) Degree
11 26 (43.33%) Struts
12 25 (41.67%) J2EE
12 25 (41.67%) jQuery
12 25 (41.67%) RESTful
13 24 (40.00%) Oracle
13 24 (40.00%) HTML
13 24 (40.00%) CSS
14 22 (36.67%) JSP
15 21 (35.00%) Solaris
15 21 (35.00%) IPv4
15 21 (35.00%) Sun Certification
16 20 (33.33%) HPUX
16 20 (33.33%) Tomcat
16 20 (33.33%) Servlets
16 20 (33.33%) XSLT

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 14 (23.33%) WebSphere
3 11 (18.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 10 (16.67%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (6.67%) JBoss
6 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.67%) IIS
7 1 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) IPv4
2 11 (18.33%) HTTP
3 10 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) RDBMS
1 17 (28.33%) Relational Database
2 13 (21.67%) MySQL
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.00%) Informix
5 4 (6.67%) DB2
5 4 (6.67%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 36 (60.00%) Maven
2 32 (53.33%) Subversion
3 17 (28.33%) Eclipse
4 14 (23.33%) JUnit
5 10 (16.67%) Log4j
5 10 (16.67%) Ant
5 10 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.67%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 35 (58.33%) Finance
2 17 (28.33%) Banking
3 15 (25.00%) Retail
4 10 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 10 (16.67%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (78.33%) Hibernate
1 47 (78.33%) Spring
2 39 (65.00%) XML
3 35 (58.33%) SOAP
3 35 (58.33%) Web Services
4 26 (43.33%) Struts
5 25 (41.67%) J2EE
5 25 (41.67%) jQuery
5 25 (41.67%) RESTful
6 24 (40.00%) HTML
6 24 (40.00%) CSS
7 22 (36.67%) JSP
8 20 (33.33%) Servlets
8 20 (33.33%) XSLT
9 19 (31.67%) Java EE
10 16 (26.67%) Ajax
11 11 (18.33%) JDBC
11 11 (18.33%) JMS
12 10 (16.67%) JAXB
12 10 (16.67%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 10 (16.67%) Web 2.0
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Linux
2 32 (53.33%) UNIX
3 21 (35.00%) Solaris
4 20 (33.33%) HPUX
5 11 (18.33%) AIX
6 7 (11.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) OO
2 18 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 16 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 14 (23.33%) TDD
5 12 (20.00%) MVC
6 11 (18.33%) Content Management
7 10 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.67%) Scrum
9 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.00%) OOP
11 2 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (3.33%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.33%) OOD
11 2 (3.33%) SOA
11 2 (3.33%) BPR
11 2 (3.33%) UML
11 2 (3.33%) Release Management
12 1 (1.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 33 (55.00%) SQL
4 20 (33.33%) XPath
5 10 (16.67%) C
5 10 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (6.67%) C#
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Degree
2 21 (35.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Oracle
2 11 (18.33%) IBM
2 11 (18.33%) Sun
3 10 (16.67%) Interwoven
3 10 (16.67%) VMware
4 7 (11.67%) Demandware
5 4 (6.67%) Sybase
6 3 (5.00%) hybris
6 3 (5.00%) ATG
6 3 (5.00%) DataCash
6 3 (5.00%) Ogone
7 1 (1.67%) Perforce
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