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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 43 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.20% 5.90% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 6.00% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £51,500 £50,000
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
493 400 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.99% 98.28% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 360 304 358
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 January 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (88.10%) XML
3 35 (83.33%) Subversion
4 34 (80.95%) Spring
4 34 (80.95%) SOAP
4 34 (80.95%) Hibernate
5 31 (73.81%) JavaScript
6 30 (71.43%) SQL
6 30 (71.43%) Maven
7 29 (69.05%) Linux
7 29 (69.05%) Finance
8 25 (59.52%) Sun Certification
8 25 (59.52%) Solaris
8 25 (59.52%) UNIX
8 25 (59.52%) Struts
9 24 (57.14%) Web Services
9 24 (57.14%) RESTful
10 21 (50.00%) jQuery
11 20 (47.62%) XPath
11 20 (47.62%) Degree
11 20 (47.62%) Servlets
11 20 (47.62%) XSLT
11 20 (47.62%) OO
11 20 (47.62%) HPUX
11 20 (47.62%) J2EE
11 20 (47.62%) IPv4
12 19 (45.24%) Oracle
13 17 (40.48%) HTML
14 16 (38.10%) CSS
14 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (38.10%) WebSphere
2 15 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 15 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (23.81%) Adobe CQ
3 10 (23.81%) MQSeries
4 5 (11.90%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (11.90%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) IPv4
2 15 (35.71%) HTTP
3 10 (23.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
1 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
1 10 (23.81%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) DB2
3 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 35 (83.33%) Subversion
2 30 (71.43%) Maven
3 15 (35.71%) Eclipse
3 15 (35.71%) JUnit
4 10 (23.81%) Log4j
4 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
4 10 (23.81%) Ant
5 5 (11.90%) Rational Application Developer
5 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 29 (69.05%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Retail
3 14 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 12 (28.57%) Banking
5 10 (23.81%) Financial Institution
6 5 (11.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (88.10%) XML
2 34 (80.95%) Spring
2 34 (80.95%) SOAP
2 34 (80.95%) Hibernate
3 25 (59.52%) Struts
4 24 (57.14%) Web Services
4 24 (57.14%) RESTful
5 21 (50.00%) jQuery
6 20 (47.62%) Servlets
6 20 (47.62%) XSLT
6 20 (47.62%) J2EE
7 17 (40.48%) HTML
8 16 (38.10%) CSS
9 15 (35.71%) JMS
9 15 (35.71%) JDBC
9 15 (35.71%) JSP
10 12 (28.57%) Java EE
11 11 (26.19%) Ajax
12 10 (23.81%) JSON
12 10 (23.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Web 2.0
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 10 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.76%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Linux
2 25 (59.52%) Solaris
2 25 (59.52%) UNIX
3 20 (47.62%) HPUX
4 15 (35.71%) AIX
5 9 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) OO
2 16 (38.10%) E-Commerce
3 15 (35.71%) Content Management
3 15 (35.71%) MVC
4 10 (23.81%) Multithreading
4 10 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.90%) Web Development
6 5 (11.90%) RAD
7 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.38%) TDD
8 1 (2.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (73.81%) JavaScript
3 30 (71.43%) SQL
4 20 (47.62%) XPath
5 10 (23.81%) C++
5 10 (23.81%) C
6 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.90%) Perl
7 4 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Sun Certification
2 20 (47.62%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (23.81%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Oracle
2 15 (35.71%) IBM
2 15 (35.71%) Sun
3 10 (23.81%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) Interwoven
4 4 (9.52%) Sybase
5 1 (2.38%) Demandware
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