The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 125 77 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.90% 19.06% 23.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.86% 37.56% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 70 45 65
Average salary £46,750 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.02% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Java
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
285 205 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 54.49% 50.74% 50.82%
Number of salaries quoted 192 160 188
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Java
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Java Salary Trend in Watford

Java
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 134 (63.21%) SQL
2 125 (58.96%) J2EE
3 115 (54.25%) E-Commerce
4 106 (50.00%) UNIX
5 92 (43.40%) Linux
5 92 (43.40%) Finance
6 88 (41.51%) Oracle
7 87 (41.04%) XML
7 87 (41.04%) Retail
8 84 (39.62%) WebSphere
9 83 (39.15%) JavaScript
10 77 (36.32%) HTML
10 77 (36.32%) DB2
11 74 (34.91%) IBM
12 64 (30.19%) Windows
13 56 (26.42%) Tomcat
13 56 (26.42%) CSS
14 53 (25.00%) Web Services
15 51 (24.06%) WebSphere Application Server
16 50 (23.58%) Degree
16 50 (23.58%) RESTful
17 48 (22.64%) OO
18 47 (22.17%) JSP
18 47 (22.17%) HTTP
19 45 (21.23%) Solaris
20 40 (18.87%) MQSeries
21 38 (17.92%) Servlets
21 38 (17.92%) SOAP
21 38 (17.92%) JUnit
21 38 (17.92%) Agile Software Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 84 (39.62%) WebSphere
2 56 (26.42%) Tomcat
3 51 (24.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 40 (18.87%) MQSeries
5 28 (13.21%) IIS
6 26 (12.26%) IBM HTTP Server
7 21 (9.91%) JBoss
8 19 (8.96%) Apache
9 16 (7.55%) Adobe CQ
10 11 (5.19%) Apache Solr
11 8 (3.77%) Oracle Application Server
12 7 (3.30%) WebLogic
13 6 (2.83%) CMS
14 5 (2.36%) OpenStack
14 5 (2.36%) Tuxedo
15 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 1 (0.47%) iPlanet
Applications
1 21 (9.91%) MS Office
2 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (6.13%) Magento
2 8 (3.77%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.25%) SaaS
2 5 (2.36%) PaaS
2 5 (2.36%) Google Apps
2 5 (2.36%) IaaS
2 5 (2.36%) Terremark
2 5 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.17%) HTTP
2 27 (12.74%) FTP
3 26 (12.26%) Internet
4 19 (8.96%) IPv4
5 15 (7.08%) Firewall
6 8 (3.77%) VPN
7 6 (2.83%) LAN
7 6 (2.83%) WAN
8 2 (0.94%) SSH
8 2 (0.94%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.94%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (36.32%) DB2
2 35 (16.51%) SQL Server
3 33 (15.57%) MySQL
4 26 (12.26%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.96%) RDBMS
6 12 (5.66%) DbVisualizer
7 8 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.83%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.42%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.47%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 38 (17.92%) JUnit
2 37 (17.45%) Subversion
3 31 (14.62%) Maven
4 24 (11.32%) Selenium
5 23 (10.85%) JBehave
5 23 (10.85%) Cucumber
6 22 (10.38%) WATIR
6 22 (10.38%) SpecFlow
6 22 (10.38%) Jenkins
6 22 (10.38%) Calabash
6 22 (10.38%) NUnit
7 16 (7.55%) Eclipse
8 14 (6.60%) Rational Application Developer
9 11 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (5.19%) LoadRunner
10 10 (4.72%) Ant
10 10 (4.72%) Log4j
11 9 (4.25%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.30%) JIRA
13 6 (2.83%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 92 (43.40%) Finance
2 87 (41.04%) Retail
3 30 (14.15%) Manufacturing
4 23 (10.85%) Banking
5 11 (5.19%) Games
6 9 (4.25%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (32.55%) Developer
2 46 (21.70%) Analyst
3 41 (19.34%) Java Developer
4 34 (16.04%) Support Analyst
5 20 (9.43%) Lead Developer
6 19 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 19 (8.96%) Consultant
6 19 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (8.49%) Operations Analyst
7 18 (8.49%) Operations Support Analyst
8 17 (8.02%) Architect
9 15 (7.08%) Applications Developer
9 15 (7.08%) Test Engineer
10 13 (6.13%) Applications Support
10 13 (6.13%) Automation Engineer
11 12 (5.66%) Tester
12 11 (5.19%) Support Manager
13 10 (4.72%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 9 (4.25%) Senior Test Engineer
14 9 (4.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (58.96%) J2EE
2 87 (41.04%) XML
3 77 (36.32%) HTML
4 56 (26.42%) CSS
5 53 (25.00%) Web Services
6 50 (23.58%) RESTful
7 47 (22.17%) JSP
8 38 (17.92%) Servlets
8 38 (17.92%) SOAP
9 35 (16.51%) Hibernate
9 35 (16.51%) Spring
10 34 (16.04%) JDBC
11 27 (12.74%) jQuery
12 26 (12.26%) Struts
13 25 (11.79%) EJB
14 22 (10.38%) Middleware
14 22 (10.38%) Gherkin
15 21 (9.91%) Ajax
16 19 (8.96%) JMS
16 19 (8.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.85%) Open Source
2 13 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.72%) Web 2.0
5 9 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.25%) Client/Server
5 9 (4.25%) Clustering
5 9 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.36%) CMDB
7 3 (1.42%) Replication
8 2 (0.94%) PMI
8 2 (0.94%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 106 (50.00%) UNIX
2 92 (43.40%) Linux
3 64 (30.19%) Windows
4 45 (21.23%) Solaris
5 34 (16.04%) AIX
6 19 (8.96%) HPUX
7 10 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.47%) zOS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (54.25%) E-Commerce
2 48 (22.64%) OO
3 38 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (17.45%) Content Management
5 33 (15.57%) Problem Management
5 33 (15.57%) Test Automation
6 31 (14.62%) MVC
7 30 (14.15%) ITIL
8 28 (13.21%) Software Testing
9 24 (11.32%) Test Scripting
10 23 (10.85%) BDD
10 23 (10.85%) Software Engineering
11 21 (9.91%) Time Management
12 20 (9.43%) System Testing
13 16 (7.55%) UML
14 15 (7.08%) OOP
15 13 (6.13%) SOA
15 13 (6.13%) Project Management
15 13 (6.13%) Waterfall
16 12 (5.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 134 (63.21%) SQL
2 83 (39.15%) JavaScript
3 33 (15.57%) Bash Shell
4 25 (11.79%) Perl
4 25 (11.79%) C#
5 23 (10.85%) Ruby
6 19 (8.96%) XPath
7 16 (7.55%) Shell Script
8 13 (6.13%) C
8 13 (6.13%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.25%) C++
10 6 (2.83%) PHP
11 4 (1.89%) VBScript
12 2 (0.94%) VB
12 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 50 (23.58%) Degree
2 25 (11.79%) Sun Certification
3 18 (8.49%) ISEB
3 18 (8.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.30%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.19%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.25%) VirtualBox
4 6 (2.83%) Terminal Server
4 6 (2.83%) Samba
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) Puppet
1 5 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.42%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.94%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.47%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 88 (41.51%) Oracle
2 74 (34.91%) IBM
3 30 (14.15%) hybris
4 29 (13.68%) Microsoft
5 28 (13.21%) Demandware
6 27 (12.74%) Sun
7 26 (12.26%) ATG
8 21 (9.91%) Ogone
9 15 (7.08%) DataCash
10 14 (6.60%) Red Hat
11 12 (5.66%) VMware
12 11 (5.19%) HP
13 10 (4.72%) Interwoven
14 8 (3.77%) CheckPoint
14 8 (3.77%) Cisco
14 8 (3.77%) EnterpriseDB
15 6 (2.83%) CyberSource
15 6 (2.83%) Citrix
16 5 (2.36%) Rackspace
16 5 (2.36%) Intershop
Watford
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum plus fantastic benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago