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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 43 63 39
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.56% 1.50% 5.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.77% 1.52% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 12
Average salary £52,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,950 - £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 - £47,500
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
555 525 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.35% 98.50% 93.28%
Number of salaries quoted 453 379 265
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 48 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (79.17%) Web Services
3 35 (72.92%) Spring
4 34 (70.83%) SQL
5 33 (68.75%) JavaScript
6 32 (66.67%) Linux
7 31 (64.58%) XML
8 27 (56.25%) Tomcat
9 26 (54.17%) Eclipse
10 25 (52.08%) UNIX
11 24 (50.00%) HTML
11 24 (50.00%) J2EE
11 24 (50.00%) Oracle
12 23 (47.92%) Windows
13 22 (45.83%) JSP
13 22 (45.83%) CSS
13 22 (45.83%) Subversion
14 21 (43.75%) REST
14 21 (43.75%) JUnit
14 21 (43.75%) Struts
15 20 (41.67%) MySQL
15 20 (41.67%) JMS
15 20 (41.67%) HTTP
16 19 (39.58%) IBM
16 19 (39.58%) Solaris
16 19 (39.58%) Content Management
17 18 (37.50%) Hibernate
18 17 (35.42%) SOAP
19 16 (33.33%) Web Development
20 15 (31.25%) WebSphere

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 27 (56.25%) Tomcat
2 15 (31.25%) WebSphere
3 14 (29.17%) Apache
4 13 (27.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 13 (27.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (27.08%) IIS
4 13 (27.08%) Apache ServiceMix
5 6 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (12.50%) MQSeries
6 3 (6.25%) JBoss
7 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) HTTP
2 6 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) Telnet
3 1 (2.08%) SSH
3 1 (2.08%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) MySQL
2 13 (27.08%) DB2
3 9 (18.75%) MongoDB
4 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
6 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.08%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 26 (54.17%) Eclipse
2 22 (45.83%) Subversion
3 21 (43.75%) JUnit
4 13 (27.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 13 (27.08%) Rational Application Developer
5 10 (20.83%) Maven
6 6 (12.50%) Ant
6 6 (12.50%) Log4j
7 2 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.08%) JIRA
8 1 (2.08%) Toad
8 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (79.17%) Web Services
2 35 (72.92%) Spring
3 31 (64.58%) XML
4 24 (50.00%) HTML
4 24 (50.00%) J2EE
5 22 (45.83%) CSS
5 22 (45.83%) JSP
6 21 (43.75%) Struts
6 21 (43.75%) REST
7 20 (41.67%) JMS
8 18 (37.50%) Hibernate
9 17 (35.42%) SOAP
10 14 (29.17%) Spring MVC
11 13 (27.08%) JSTL
11 13 (27.08%) JDBC
11 13 (27.08%) XHTML
12 9 (18.75%) Ajax
13 8 (16.67%) .NET
14 7 (14.58%) Servlets
14 7 (14.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Web 2.0
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Linux
2 25 (52.08%) UNIX
3 23 (47.92%) Windows
4 19 (39.58%) Solaris
5 13 (27.08%) AIX
6 6 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Content Management
2 16 (33.33%) Web Development
3 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (31.25%) MVC
4 13 (27.08%) RAD
5 10 (20.83%) OO
5 10 (20.83%) Multithreading
6 8 (16.67%) TDD
7 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Release Management
10 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.17%) Scrum
10 2 (4.17%) SOA
10 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (2.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (70.83%) SQL
3 33 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.08%) Perl
4 13 (27.08%) Bash Shell
5 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
5 7 (14.58%) C#
6 6 (12.50%) C
6 6 (12.50%) XPath
7 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Sun Certification
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 19 (39.58%) IBM
3 13 (27.08%) Sun
4 6 (12.50%) Interwoven
5 3 (6.25%) Sybase
6 2 (4.17%) Google
6 2 (4.17%) Facebook
6 2 (4.17%) Talend
7 1 (2.08%) Demandware
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) HP
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