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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 75 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.37% 0.66% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.69% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £47,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
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
531 579 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.88% 96.02% 94.65%
Number of salaries quoted 389 439 215
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) J2EE
3 8 (66.67%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) Spring
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (41.67%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (33.33%) Maven
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) Derivative
8 3 (25.00%) Web Development
8 3 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
8 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (25.00%) Banking
8 3 (25.00%) J2SE
8 3 (25.00%) JSP
8 3 (25.00%) XML Schema
8 3 (25.00%) XSL
9 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
9 2 (16.67%) JBoss
9 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) GWT
9 2 (16.67%) Java EE

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 5 (41.67%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) XSL
5 3 (25.00%) J2SE
5 3 (25.00%) XML Schema
5 3 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 3 (25.00%) JSP
6 2 (16.67%) GWT
6 2 (16.67%) Java EE
7 1 (8.33%) Spring Security
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) Ajax
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce