The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Programmer
Rank 66 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 2 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.37% 3.68% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 3.95% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 7
Average salary - £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
Java Programmer
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
532 354 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.16% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 384 279 229
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 £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Java Programmer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer across the Watford region.

Java Programmer Salary Trend in Watford

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) JSP
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Informix
2 6 (75.00%) Struts
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Liferay
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Informix
2 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Rational Application Developer
3 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) Struts
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) JDBC
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) XHTML
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) JSTL
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Security
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Perforce