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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 15 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 74 101 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 13.88% 26.79% 28.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.74% 47.42% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 71 45
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £93,000 £52,500 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
226 213 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.40% 56.50% 58.13%
Number of salaries quoted 157 174 151
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 122 (65.59%) Finance
2 106 (56.99%) SQL
3 94 (50.54%) J2EE
4 93 (50.00%) UNIX
5 90 (48.39%) E-Commerce
6 85 (45.70%) Retail
7 81 (43.55%) Linux
8 78 (41.94%) Oracle
8 78 (41.94%) WebSphere
9 74 (39.78%) HTML
9 74 (39.78%) JavaScript
10 66 (35.48%) WebSphere Application Server
11 65 (34.95%) IBM
12 64 (34.41%) Manufacturing
13 61 (32.80%) Tomcat
14 58 (31.18%) Windows
15 57 (30.65%) CSS
16 55 (29.57%) DB2
17 49 (26.34%) Solaris
18 47 (25.27%) JDBC
19 46 (24.73%) JSP
20 44 (23.66%) IIS
20 44 (23.66%) HTTP
20 44 (23.66%) Middleware
20 44 (23.66%) IBM HTTP Server
21 41 (22.04%) XML
21 41 (22.04%) AIX
21 41 (22.04%) Microsoft
22 39 (20.97%) MQSeries
23 38 (20.43%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 78 (41.94%) WebSphere
2 66 (35.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 61 (32.80%) Tomcat
4 44 (23.66%) IIS
4 44 (23.66%) IBM HTTP Server
5 39 (20.97%) MQSeries
6 19 (10.22%) Apache
7 12 (6.45%) WebLogic
8 9 (4.84%) Tuxedo
9 5 (2.69%) OpenStack
10 4 (2.15%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.15%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (2.15%) iPlanet
11 2 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.08%) Liferay
11 2 (1.08%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (18.28%) MS Office
2 3 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.54%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.54%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Tridion
2 4 (2.15%) Fredhopper
2 4 (2.15%) RiskWrite
3 3 (1.61%) Magento
4 1 (0.54%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.69%) SaaS
1 5 (2.69%) PaaS
1 5 (2.69%) Google Apps
1 5 (2.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.66%) HTTP
2 35 (18.82%) FTP
3 22 (11.83%) Internet
4 9 (4.84%) Firewall
5 7 (3.76%) ATM
6 4 (2.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (29.57%) DB2
2 20 (10.75%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.06%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.30%) Informix
5 7 (3.76%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.15%) MySQL
7 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (19.35%) Eclipse
2 31 (16.67%) JUnit
3 25 (13.44%) Selenium
4 21 (11.29%) Subversion
5 19 (10.22%) NUnit
6 15 (8.06%) Rational Application Developer
7 13 (6.99%) SpecFlow
7 13 (6.99%) Jenkins
7 13 (6.99%) Calabash
7 13 (6.99%) WATIR
7 13 (6.99%) JBehave
7 13 (6.99%) Cucumber
7 13 (6.99%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 11 (5.91%) Maven
9 10 (5.38%) Ant
9 10 (5.38%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (3.23%) Log4j
11 5 (2.69%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.08%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.08%) InstallShield
General
1 122 (65.59%) Finance
2 85 (45.70%) Retail
3 64 (34.41%) Manufacturing
4 21 (11.29%) Banking
5 10 (5.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (27.96%) Developer
1 52 (27.96%) Analyst
2 36 (19.35%) Support Analyst
3 32 (17.20%) Operations Analyst
3 32 (17.20%) Operations Support Analyst
4 27 (14.52%) Consultant
5 24 (12.90%) Java Developer
6 18 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 16 (8.60%) Architect
8 15 (8.06%) Junior
9 14 (7.53%) Programmer
9 14 (7.53%) Junior Analyst
10 13 (6.99%) Junior Support Analyst
11 10 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (4.84%) Support Consultant
13 8 (4.30%) Systems Architect
13 8 (4.30%) Java Programmer
13 8 (4.30%) WebSphere Consultant
13 8 (4.30%) Mobile Developer
14 7 (3.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (50.54%) J2EE
2 74 (39.78%) HTML
3 57 (30.65%) CSS
4 47 (25.27%) JDBC
5 46 (24.73%) JSP
6 44 (23.66%) Middleware
7 41 (22.04%) XML
8 36 (19.35%) Web Services
9 28 (15.05%) XHTML
10 26 (13.98%) Servlets
11 24 (12.90%) .NET
12 23 (12.37%) Struts
12 23 (12.37%) HTML5
13 22 (11.83%) EJB
14 19 (10.22%) RESTful
14 19 (10.22%) JSTL
15 18 (9.68%) Spring
16 14 (7.53%) Ajax
16 14 (7.53%) Hibernate
17 13 (6.99%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.22%) Open Source
1 19 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.38%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.76%) User Experience
5 6 (3.23%) W3C
5 6 (3.23%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.69%) CMDB
7 4 (2.15%) Clustering
7 4 (2.15%) EFT
7 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 93 (50.00%) UNIX
2 81 (43.55%) Linux
3 58 (31.18%) Windows
4 49 (26.34%) Solaris
5 41 (22.04%) AIX
6 12 (6.45%) Android
7 9 (4.84%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.76%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (3.23%) HPUX
10 5 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (1.61%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.54%) zOS
13 1 (0.54%) SUSE
13 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (48.39%) E-Commerce
2 38 (20.43%) OO
3 32 (17.20%) MVC
4 30 (16.13%) Software Testing
5 25 (13.44%) Test Scripting
6 23 (12.37%) Web Development
6 23 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (11.83%) Content Management
7 22 (11.83%) Problem Management
8 21 (11.29%) ITIL
9 19 (10.22%) UML
10 15 (8.06%) Project Management
10 15 (8.06%) Mobile Application Development
11 14 (7.53%) SOA
12 13 (6.99%) RAD
12 13 (6.99%) Test Automation
12 13 (6.99%) BDD
13 12 (6.45%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.91%) TDD
15 10 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 106 (56.99%) SQL
2 74 (39.78%) JavaScript
3 37 (19.89%) Bash Shell
4 34 (18.28%) Perl
5 27 (14.52%) C#
6 13 (6.99%) PHP
6 13 (6.99%) Ruby
7 9 (4.84%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.76%) XPath
8 7 (3.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (3.76%) ABAP
9 6 (3.23%) SAPscript
10 5 (2.69%) C
11 4 (2.15%) Jython
12 3 (1.61%) C++
13 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.54%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (20.43%) Degree
2 12 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.76%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.08%) ISEB
4 2 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.69%) Puppet
1 5 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.61%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.61%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 78 (41.94%) Oracle
2 65 (34.95%) IBM
3 41 (22.04%) Microsoft
4 18 (9.68%) JBoss
5 12 (6.45%) Adobe
5 12 (6.45%) ATG
6 11 (5.91%) SAP
7 10 (5.38%) hybris
8 9 (4.84%) Demandware
9 8 (4.30%) Google
9 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.76%) Sun
10 7 (3.76%) Sybase
10 7 (3.76%) CyberSource
10 7 (3.76%) DataCash
10 7 (3.76%) Ogone
11 6 (3.23%) Elastic Path
11 6 (3.23%) Blue Martini
11 6 (3.23%) Interwoven
12 5 (2.69%) Rackspace
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