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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 76 92 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.59% 24.93% 30.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.78% 44.44% 50.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 57 45
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
225 207 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 43.19% 56.10% 60.86%
Number of salaries quoted 158 157 146
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 20 August 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 124 (65.26%) Finance
2 95 (50.00%) SQL
3 90 (47.37%) UNIX
4 89 (46.84%) E-Commerce
5 88 (46.32%) J2EE
6 85 (44.74%) JavaScript
7 83 (43.68%) HTML
8 80 (42.11%) Retail
9 72 (37.89%) Oracle
9 72 (37.89%) Linux
10 69 (36.32%) WebSphere
11 65 (34.21%) CSS
12 61 (32.11%) IBM
13 59 (31.05%) WebSphere Application Server
14 58 (30.53%) Manufacturing
15 57 (30.00%) Tomcat
16 51 (26.84%) Windows
17 48 (25.26%) JSP
17 48 (25.26%) DB2
18 46 (24.21%) Solaris
18 46 (24.21%) Middleware
18 46 (24.21%) Eclipse
18 46 (24.21%) Degree
19 45 (23.68%) JDBC
20 44 (23.16%) OO
21 43 (22.63%) HTTP
22 41 (21.58%) IIS
22 41 (21.58%) IBM HTTP Server
23 38 (20.00%) MQSeries
23 38 (20.00%) AIX

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 69 (36.32%) WebSphere
2 59 (31.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 57 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 41 (21.58%) IIS
4 41 (21.58%) IBM HTTP Server
5 38 (20.00%) MQSeries
6 22 (11.58%) Apache
7 16 (8.42%) WebLogic
8 8 (4.21%) Tuxedo
9 4 (2.11%) iPlanet
9 4 (2.11%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.58%) Liferay
11 2 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.53%) CMS
12 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 33 (17.37%) MS Office
2 4 (2.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.53%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (3.68%) Fredhopper
2 6 (3.16%) Tridion
3 4 (2.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.53%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.05%) SaaS
1 2 (1.05%) PaaS
1 2 (1.05%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (22.63%) HTTP
2 34 (17.89%) FTP
3 22 (11.58%) Internet
4 10 (5.26%) ATM
5 4 (2.11%) SSL
6 2 (1.05%) Firewall
7 1 (0.53%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.26%) DB2
2 18 (9.47%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.37%) RDBMS
4 13 (6.84%) Informix
5 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (1.05%) MySQL
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (24.21%) Eclipse
2 24 (12.63%) JUnit
3 23 (12.11%) Selenium
4 20 (10.53%) Subversion
5 19 (10.00%) Maven
6 14 (7.37%) Ant
6 14 (7.37%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (6.84%) NUnit
8 11 (5.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 9 (4.74%) Rational Application Developer
10 7 (3.68%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.68%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.68%) Calabash
10 7 (3.68%) JBehave
10 7 (3.68%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.68%) WATIR
11 6 (3.16%) Log4j
12 5 (2.63%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
13 2 (1.05%) InstallShield
General
1 124 (65.26%) Finance
2 80 (42.11%) Retail
3 58 (30.53%) Manufacturing
4 28 (14.74%) Banking
5 11 (5.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (34.21%) Developer
2 51 (26.84%) Analyst
3 31 (16.32%) Support Analyst
3 31 (16.32%) Java Developer
3 31 (16.32%) Operations Analyst
3 31 (16.32%) Operations Support Analyst
4 25 (13.16%) Consultant
5 18 (9.47%) Test Engineer
6 17 (8.95%) Junior
7 16 (8.42%) Programmer
7 16 (8.42%) Junior Analyst
8 15 (7.89%) Junior Support Analyst
9 10 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
10 9 (4.74%) Front-End Developer
10 9 (4.74%) Java Programmer
10 9 (4.74%) Analyst Programmer
10 9 (4.74%) Architect
11 8 (4.21%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (4.21%) WebSphere Consultant
11 8 (4.21%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (46.32%) J2EE
2 83 (43.68%) HTML
3 65 (34.21%) CSS
4 48 (25.26%) JSP
5 46 (24.21%) Middleware
6 45 (23.68%) JDBC
7 37 (19.47%) XML
8 33 (17.37%) Web Services
9 30 (15.79%) HTML5
10 28 (14.74%) Struts
11 27 (14.21%) Spring
12 26 (13.68%) XHTML
12 26 (13.68%) Servlets
13 22 (11.58%) .NET
14 21 (11.05%) Ajax
15 20 (10.53%) Hibernate
15 20 (10.53%) jQuery
16 18 (9.47%) EJB
17 17 (8.95%) JSTL
18 12 (6.32%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.05%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.84%) Open Source
2 13 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.16%) Web 2.0
3 6 (3.16%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.16%) EFT
3 6 (3.16%) W3C
4 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.05%) CMDB
7 1 (0.53%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 90 (47.37%) UNIX
2 72 (37.89%) Linux
3 51 (26.84%) Windows
4 46 (24.21%) Solaris
5 38 (20.00%) AIX
6 13 (6.84%) Android
7 9 (4.74%) Apple iOS
8 7 (3.68%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (3.16%) HPUX
10 5 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.58%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.53%) zOS
12 1 (0.53%) SUSE
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (46.84%) E-Commerce
2 44 (23.16%) OO
3 32 (16.84%) MVC
4 30 (15.79%) Web Development
5 27 (14.21%) Software Testing
6 23 (12.11%) Test Scripting
7 22 (11.58%) Content Management
8 19 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 18 (9.47%) TDD
9 18 (9.47%) ITIL
10 17 (8.95%) Mobile Application Development
11 16 (8.42%) SOA
12 15 (7.89%) Software Engineering
13 14 (7.37%) Automation Testing
14 12 (6.32%) UML
15 11 (5.79%) RAD
15 11 (5.79%) Project Management
16 10 (5.26%) Android Development
17 9 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 95 (50.00%) SQL
2 85 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 30 (15.79%) Perl
4 28 (14.74%) Bash Shell
5 22 (11.58%) C#
6 15 (7.89%) PHP
7 10 (5.26%) ABAP
7 10 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 8 (4.21%) XPath
8 8 (4.21%) SAPscript
9 7 (3.68%) Ruby
10 4 (2.11%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.11%) C
10 4 (2.11%) Jython
10 4 (2.11%) C++
11 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (24.21%) Degree
2 14 (7.37%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.37%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.58%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.58%) BMC Performance Manager
2 2 (1.05%) Puppet
2 2 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 72 (37.89%) Oracle
2 61 (32.11%) IBM
3 38 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (10.00%) ATG
5 18 (9.47%) Demandware
6 17 (8.95%) Adobe
7 14 (7.37%) SAP
8 13 (6.84%) JBoss
8 13 (6.84%) hybris
9 11 (5.79%) CyberSource
9 11 (5.79%) DataCash
9 11 (5.79%) Ogone
10 9 (4.74%) Endeca
10 9 (4.74%) Sybase
11 6 (3.16%) Interwoven
11 6 (3.16%) Google
11 6 (3.16%) Elastic Path
11 6 (3.16%) Blue Martini
12 5 (2.63%) Perforce
12 5 (2.63%) Sun
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