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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 58 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 14 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.41% 8.11% 8.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 8.75% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 21
Average salary £44,500 £42,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.09% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
566 343 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.25% 92.70% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 418 265 251
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 £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 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 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) XML
2 20 (90.91%) Subversion
3 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 19 (86.36%) J2EE
4 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
4 18 (81.82%) HTML
4 18 (81.82%) Finance
5 17 (77.27%) Manufacturing
5 17 (77.27%) Retail
5 17 (77.27%) E-Commerce
5 17 (77.27%) JMS
5 17 (77.27%) Eclipse
5 17 (77.27%) IBM
5 17 (77.27%) JUnit
5 17 (77.27%) Struts
5 17 (77.27%) UNIX
5 17 (77.27%) Solaris
5 17 (77.27%) Linux
5 17 (77.27%) Content Management
6 14 (63.64%) WebSphere
6 14 (63.64%) JDBC
7 13 (59.09%) JSP
7 13 (59.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 13 (59.09%) DB2
7 13 (59.09%) Perl
7 13 (59.09%) RAD
7 13 (59.09%) XHTML
7 13 (59.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 13 (59.09%) JSTL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (63.64%) WebSphere
2 13 (59.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 10 (45.45%) MQSeries
5 7 (31.82%) IIS
5 7 (31.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (18.18%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
7 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) HTTP
2 10 (45.45%) Internet
3 3 (13.64%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) DB2
2 10 (45.45%) RDBMS
2 10 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Subversion
2 17 (77.27%) Eclipse
2 17 (77.27%) JUnit
3 13 (59.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 10 (45.45%) Ant
4 10 (45.45%) Log4j
5 7 (31.82%) Maven
5 7 (31.82%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 17 (77.27%) Manufacturing
2 17 (77.27%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (86.36%) J2EE
3 18 (81.82%) HTML
4 17 (77.27%) JMS
4 17 (77.27%) Struts
5 14 (63.64%) JDBC
6 13 (59.09%) JSP
6 13 (59.09%) XHTML
6 13 (59.09%) JSTL
7 11 (50.00%) CSS
7 11 (50.00%) XSLT
8 10 (45.45%) Servlets
8 10 (45.45%) XMLBeans
8 10 (45.45%) Ajax
9 8 (36.36%) Spring
9 8 (36.36%) Hibernate
9 8 (36.36%) SOAP
10 6 (27.27%) EJB
11 5 (22.73%) Web Services
12 4 (18.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Web 2.0
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) UNIX
1 17 (77.27%) Solaris
1 17 (77.27%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) HPUX
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) E-Commerce
1 17 (77.27%) Content Management
2 13 (59.09%) RAD
3 10 (45.45%) OO
4 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) Web Development
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) Perl
4 13 (59.09%) Bash Shell
5 11 (50.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) IBM
2 11 (50.00%) Sun
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) Interwoven
4 6 (27.27%) Elastic Path
4 6 (27.27%) Blue Martini
4 6 (27.27%) ATG