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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 25 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 39 31 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.74% 6.03% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 6.24% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 10
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 £28,750 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +3.75%
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
494 497 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.02% 96.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 381 383 316
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 26 March 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 62 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (79.03%) Spring
3 46 (74.19%) Hibernate
4 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
5 38 (61.29%) XML
6 34 (54.84%) SQL
6 34 (54.84%) Finance
6 34 (54.84%) Maven
7 33 (53.23%) SOAP
7 33 (53.23%) Web Services
7 33 (53.23%) Linux
8 29 (46.77%) UNIX
8 29 (46.77%) Subversion
9 28 (45.16%) OO
10 26 (41.94%) J2EE
10 26 (41.94%) Struts
11 25 (40.32%) Degree
11 25 (40.32%) RESTful
12 24 (38.71%) Oracle
12 24 (38.71%) jQuery
13 22 (35.48%) HTML
13 22 (35.48%) CSS
14 21 (33.87%) JSP
14 21 (33.87%) IPv4
15 20 (32.26%) Java EE
16 18 (29.03%) Servlets
16 18 (29.03%) XSLT
16 18 (29.03%) HPUX
16 18 (29.03%) Solaris
16 18 (29.03%) Sun Certification

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 17 (27.42%) Tomcat
2 13 (20.97%) WebSphere
3 10 (16.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (12.90%) MQSeries
4 8 (12.90%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (6.45%) JBoss
6 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.61%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) IPv4
2 8 (12.90%) Internet
2 8 (12.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) RDBMS
1 15 (24.19%) Relational Database
2 11 (17.74%) MySQL
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.68%) Informix
5 4 (6.45%) JasperReports
6 3 (4.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (54.84%) Maven
2 29 (46.77%) Subversion
3 14 (22.58%) Eclipse
4 11 (17.74%) JUnit
5 10 (16.13%) SoapUI
6 8 (12.90%) Ant
6 8 (12.90%) Log4j
General
1 34 (54.84%) Finance
2 17 (27.42%) Banking
3 13 (20.97%) Retail
4 10 (16.13%) Financial Institution
5 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (6.45%) Games
7 3 (4.84%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (79.03%) Spring
2 46 (74.19%) Hibernate
3 38 (61.29%) XML
4 33 (53.23%) SOAP
4 33 (53.23%) Web Services
5 26 (41.94%) Struts
5 26 (41.94%) J2EE
6 25 (40.32%) RESTful
7 24 (38.71%) jQuery
8 22 (35.48%) HTML
8 22 (35.48%) CSS
9 21 (33.87%) JSP
10 20 (32.26%) Java EE
11 18 (29.03%) Servlets
11 18 (29.03%) XSLT
12 15 (24.19%) Ajax
13 10 (16.13%) Spring MVC
13 10 (16.13%) JSF
13 10 (16.13%) JAXB
13 10 (16.13%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
2 10 (16.13%) Client/Server
3 8 (12.90%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Linux
2 29 (46.77%) UNIX
3 18 (29.03%) HPUX
3 18 (29.03%) Solaris
4 10 (16.13%) AIX
5 6 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) OO
2 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
2 16 (25.81%) TDD
3 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
4 11 (17.74%) MVC
5 10 (16.13%) Multithreading
5 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.90%) Content Management
8 5 (8.06%) Scrum
9 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.84%) OOP
10 3 (4.84%) Validation
10 3 (4.84%) QMS
11 2 (3.23%) Release Management
11 2 (3.23%) UML
11 2 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (3.23%) BPR
11 2 (3.23%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 34 (54.84%) SQL
4 18 (29.03%) XPath
5 10 (16.13%) C++
5 10 (16.13%) C
6 4 (6.45%) C#
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Degree
2 18 (29.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (16.13%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) VMware
3 8 (12.90%) IBM
3 8 (12.90%) Sun
3 8 (12.90%) Interwoven
3 8 (12.90%) Demandware
4 4 (6.45%) Sybase
5 3 (4.84%) hybris
5 3 (4.84%) ATG
5 3 (4.84%) DataCash
5 3 (4.84%) Ogone
6 1 (1.61%) Perforce