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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Java 82 77 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.11% 14.39% 27.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.87% 33.19% 47.57%
Number of salaries quoted 53 44 64
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,700 £77,250 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
284 232 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.88% 43.36% 56.91%
Number of salaries quoted 231 162 158
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 1 September 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 116 (68.24%) SQL
2 91 (53.53%) JavaScript
3 81 (47.65%) UNIX
4 76 (44.71%) WebSphere
5 72 (42.35%) IBM
5 72 (42.35%) Linux
6 68 (40.00%) J2EE
6 68 (40.00%) Oracle
7 66 (38.82%) Finance
8 65 (38.24%) HTML
9 56 (32.94%) DB2
10 55 (32.35%) Tomcat
11 51 (30.00%) Windows
12 50 (29.41%) Spring
13 49 (28.82%) XML
14 45 (26.47%) Apache
14 45 (26.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 45 (26.47%) CSS
15 39 (22.94%) MySQL
16 38 (22.35%) Web Services
17 37 (21.76%) Solaris
17 37 (21.76%) E-Commerce
18 36 (21.18%) AIX
19 35 (20.59%) JSP
20 34 (20.00%) MVC
21 33 (19.41%) Eclipse
21 33 (19.41%) .NET
21 33 (19.41%) Perl
22 32 (18.82%) Subversion
23 31 (18.24%) Retail

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 76 (44.71%) WebSphere
2 55 (32.35%) Tomcat
3 45 (26.47%) WebSphere Application Server
3 45 (26.47%) Apache
4 31 (18.24%) Apache ServiceMix
5 16 (9.41%) MQSeries
6 13 (7.65%) IIS
6 13 (7.65%) IBM HTTP Server
7 9 (5.29%) JBoss
8 8 (4.71%) WebLogic
9 7 (4.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (1.76%) Drupal
11 2 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.59%) CMS
12 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (12.94%) MS Office
2 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Fredhopper
2 4 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.76%) Magento
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.12%) HTTP
2 20 (11.76%) Internet
3 18 (10.59%) FTP
4 5 (2.94%) SSH
4 5 (2.94%) PuTTY
4 5 (2.94%) Telnet
5 4 (2.35%) Firewall
6 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (32.94%) DB2
2 39 (22.94%) MySQL
3 29 (17.06%) MongoDB
4 28 (16.47%) Relational Database
5 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
6 21 (12.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (12.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (11.76%) Sybase ASE
7 20 (11.76%) NoSQL
8 18 (10.59%) DbVisualizer
9 15 (8.82%) Oracle Database
10 7 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (4.12%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (19.41%) Eclipse
2 32 (18.82%) Subversion
3 25 (14.71%) JUnit
4 18 (10.59%) HP UFT
5 17 (10.00%) Maven
5 17 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
6 14 (8.24%) Ant
7 13 (7.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 13 (7.65%) Cucumber
8 11 (6.47%) LoadRunner
9 9 (5.29%) Selenium
9 9 (5.29%) WebDriver
10 6 (3.53%) Log4j
11 5 (2.94%) Toad
12 2 (1.18%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (1.18%) JMeter
12 2 (1.18%) Firebug
12 2 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 66 (38.82%) Finance
2 31 (18.24%) Retail
3 3 (1.76%) Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) French Language
5 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (47.65%) Developer
2 49 (28.82%) Java Developer
3 37 (21.76%) Analyst
4 21 (12.35%) Consultant
5 20 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 18 (10.59%) Tester
6 18 (10.59%) Operations Analyst
6 18 (10.59%) Operations Support Analyst
7 13 (7.65%) Java Consultant
7 13 (7.65%) SQL Developer
7 13 (7.65%) Support Consultant
8 10 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 10 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) Automation Tester
9 9 (5.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (5.29%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (40.00%) J2EE
2 65 (38.24%) HTML
3 50 (29.41%) Spring
4 49 (28.82%) XML
5 45 (26.47%) CSS
6 38 (22.35%) Web Services
7 35 (20.59%) JSP
8 33 (19.41%) .NET
9 31 (18.24%) JDBC
10 29 (17.06%) Struts
11 25 (14.71%) Hibernate
12 22 (12.94%) XHTML
13 21 (12.35%) Spring MVC
13 21 (12.35%) REST
14 20 (11.76%) JMS
15 19 (11.18%) Servlets
16 18 (10.59%) Flash
16 18 (10.59%) WebSphere MQ
17 17 (10.00%) SOAP
18 14 (8.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.53%) Web 2.0
3 5 (2.94%) Data Conversion
4 4 (2.35%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.76%) FMCG
5 3 (1.76%) Derivative
5 3 (1.76%) Blog
6 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.59%) W3C
7 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (47.65%) UNIX
2 72 (42.35%) Linux
3 51 (30.00%) Windows
4 37 (21.76%) Solaris
5 36 (21.18%) AIX
6 10 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (3.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.76%) E-Commerce
2 34 (20.00%) MVC
3 29 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (15.88%) Automated Testing
5 24 (14.12%) Data Modelling
5 24 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (13.53%) Web Development
6 23 (13.53%) TDD
7 22 (12.94%) OO
8 21 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (12.35%) ITIL
9 20 (11.76%) Problem Management
10 19 (11.18%) Content Management
11 18 (10.59%) System Testing
12 17 (10.00%) Regression Testing
13 16 (9.41%) Multithreading
14 15 (8.82%) SDLC
14 15 (8.82%) Software Engineering
15 14 (8.24%) Software Testing
16 13 (7.65%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 116 (68.24%) SQL
2 91 (53.53%) JavaScript
3 33 (19.41%) Perl
4 31 (18.24%) Bash Shell
5 17 (10.00%) C
5 17 (10.00%) C#
6 11 (6.47%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.47%) Python
7 10 (5.88%) Embedded C++
7 10 (5.88%) C++
8 9 (5.29%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.53%) XPath
10 3 (1.76%) MUMPS
10 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.76%) PHP
11 2 (1.18%) VB
11 2 (1.18%) AWK
12 1 (0.59%) Jython
12 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (7.65%) Sun Certification
2 10 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.12%) Degree
4 3 (1.76%) CISM
4 3 (1.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.59%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.76%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (5.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.18%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.59%) Control-M
3 1 (0.59%) Puppet
3 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 72 (42.35%) IBM
2 68 (40.00%) Oracle
3 24 (14.12%) Microsoft
4 23 (13.53%) Sybase
5 17 (10.00%) Jaspersoft
6 15 (8.82%) Sun
7 14 (8.24%) HP
8 10 (5.88%) Intel
9 8 (4.71%) hybris
9 8 (4.71%) Demandware
10 7 (4.12%) ATG
10 7 (4.12%) Intershop
10 7 (4.12%) Endeca
10 7 (4.12%) Adobe
11 6 (3.53%) Interwoven
12 3 (1.76%) SAP
13 2 (1.18%) i2
13 2 (1.18%) Lotus
13 2 (1.18%) Google
13 2 (1.18%) Axway
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