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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 88 112 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.85% 18.04% 13.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.97% 39.72% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 49 73 15
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
238 282 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.28% 45.41% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 167 222 112
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 June 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 135 (66.83%) SQL
2 108 (53.47%) JavaScript
3 101 (50.00%) J2EE
4 86 (42.57%) WebSphere
5 85 (42.08%) UNIX
6 84 (41.58%) Finance
7 81 (40.10%) Oracle
8 79 (39.11%) HTML
9 78 (38.61%) Linux
10 72 (35.64%) DB2
11 71 (35.15%) E-Commerce
12 67 (33.17%) XML
13 66 (32.67%) IBM
14 56 (27.72%) Spring
15 53 (26.24%) CSS
16 52 (25.74%) Tomcat
16 52 (25.74%) Retail
17 51 (25.25%) Windows
18 45 (22.28%) SQL Server
18 45 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
19 44 (21.78%) TDD
20 41 (20.30%) Web Services
21 39 (19.31%) Degree
22 38 (18.81%) Hibernate
22 38 (18.81%) WebSphere Application Server
23 37 (18.32%) JSP
24 36 (17.82%) AIX
25 34 (16.83%) OO
25 34 (16.83%) Apache
26 33 (16.34%) Automated Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 86 (42.57%) WebSphere
2 52 (25.74%) Tomcat
3 38 (18.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 34 (16.83%) Apache
5 26 (12.87%) JBoss
5 26 (12.87%) MQSeries
6 16 (7.92%) IIS
7 13 (6.44%) IBM HTTP Server
7 13 (6.44%) Apache ServiceMix
8 12 (5.94%) WebLogic
9 9 (4.46%) Drupal
10 7 (3.47%) CMS
11 5 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.98%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.99%) Liferay
14 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 12 (5.94%) MS Office
2 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (7.43%) Magento
2 6 (2.97%) Fredhopper
2 6 (2.97%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.50%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.36%) HTTP
2 16 (7.92%) Internet
3 12 (5.94%) FTP
4 8 (3.96%) IPv4
5 7 (3.47%) HTTPS
6 6 (2.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (35.64%) DB2
2 45 (22.28%) SQL Server
3 32 (15.84%) Relational Database
4 27 (13.37%) MySQL
5 26 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (11.88%) DbVisualizer
7 21 (10.40%) MongoDB
8 19 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (9.41%) NoSQL
9 17 (8.42%) Sybase ASE
10 16 (7.92%) Oracle Database
11 12 (5.94%) RDBMS
12 8 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (3.47%) Informix
14 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (1.98%) JasperReports
14 4 (1.98%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.98%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 31 (15.35%) Subversion
2 26 (12.87%) Maven
3 23 (11.39%) JUnit
3 23 (11.39%) Eclipse
4 22 (10.89%) LoadRunner
5 15 (7.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 13 (6.44%) Cucumber
6 13 (6.44%) Selenium
7 11 (5.45%) Ant
8 9 (4.46%) WebDriver
8 9 (4.46%) Rational Application Developer
9 7 (3.47%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 7 (3.47%) JMeter
10 6 (2.97%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.97%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.98%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.98%) Calabash
11 4 (1.98%) WATIR
11 4 (1.98%) JBehave
11 4 (1.98%) NUnit
General
1 84 (41.58%) Finance
2 52 (25.74%) Retail
3 17 (8.42%) Banking
4 6 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.49%) Marketing
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 105 (51.98%) Developer
2 57 (28.22%) Java Developer
3 33 (16.34%) Analyst
4 26 (12.87%) Tester
5 15 (7.43%) Support Analyst
6 14 (6.93%) Lead Developer
7 12 (5.94%) Operations Support Analyst
7 12 (5.94%) SQL Developer
7 12 (5.94%) Operations Analyst
7 12 (5.94%) Development Manager
7 12 (5.94%) Programmer
7 12 (5.94%) Java Programmer
8 11 (5.45%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (5.45%) Consultant
8 11 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.95%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (4.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (4.46%) Applications Manager
10 9 (4.46%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (50.00%) J2EE
2 79 (39.11%) HTML
3 67 (33.17%) XML
4 56 (27.72%) Spring
5 53 (26.24%) CSS
6 41 (20.30%) Web Services
7 38 (18.81%) Hibernate
8 37 (18.32%) JSP
9 31 (15.35%) .NET
10 30 (14.85%) Struts
11 28 (13.86%) jQuery
12 25 (12.38%) JDBC
12 25 (12.38%) RESTful
13 24 (11.88%) Flash
14 22 (10.89%) Java EE
15 19 (9.41%) Servlets
15 19 (9.41%) Spring MVC
16 18 (8.91%) Ajax
17 16 (7.92%) SOAP
18 13 (6.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.96%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.98%) Data Conversion
5 3 (1.49%) PMI
5 3 (1.49%) Replication
5 3 (1.49%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.49%) Derivative
5 3 (1.49%) Blog
5 3 (1.49%) FMCG
6 2 (0.99%) Online Gambling
6 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.50%) W3C
7 1 (0.50%) Clustering
7 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 85 (42.08%) UNIX
2 78 (38.61%) Linux
3 51 (25.25%) Windows
4 36 (17.82%) AIX
5 28 (13.86%) Solaris
6 9 (4.46%) HPUX
7 5 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.49%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.15%) E-Commerce
2 45 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (21.78%) TDD
4 34 (16.83%) OO
5 33 (16.34%) Automated Testing
6 29 (14.36%) System Testing
7 26 (12.87%) MVC
8 22 (10.89%) Web Development
9 21 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (10.40%) Software Engineering
10 20 (9.90%) Problem Management
10 20 (9.90%) Data Modelling
11 19 (9.41%) ITIL
11 19 (9.41%) Scrum
11 19 (9.41%) Test Automation
11 19 (9.41%) SDLC
12 17 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.92%) Multithreading
13 16 (7.92%) Content Management
14 15 (7.43%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (66.83%) SQL
2 108 (53.47%) JavaScript
3 26 (12.87%) Perl
4 20 (9.90%) Bash Shell
5 15 (7.43%) PHP
6 11 (5.45%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.95%) C#
8 9 (4.46%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.46%) XPath
9 8 (3.96%) C++
9 8 (3.96%) C
10 7 (3.47%) AWK
11 6 (2.97%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.48%) Ruby
13 4 (1.98%) VB
13 4 (1.98%) Python
14 3 (1.49%) VBScript
14 3 (1.49%) MUMPS
15 2 (0.99%) Jython
15 2 (0.99%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 39 (19.31%) Degree
2 16 (7.92%) Sun Certification
3 9 (4.46%) ISEB
3 9 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.49%) CISSP
4 3 (1.49%) CISM
5 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) QA
2 8 (3.96%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.98%) SLA
4 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.97%) VirtualBox
1 6 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) Data Guard
1 4 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.99%) Puppet
2 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 81 (40.10%) Oracle
2 66 (32.67%) IBM
3 28 (13.86%) Demandware
4 25 (12.38%) hybris
5 24 (11.88%) Sybase
6 23 (11.39%) ATG
7 21 (10.40%) Sun
8 17 (8.42%) Jaspersoft
9 16 (7.92%) Microsoft
10 15 (7.43%) HP
11 14 (6.93%) Ogone
12 11 (5.45%) Red Hat
13 9 (4.46%) Intershop
14 8 (3.96%) DataCash
15 6 (2.97%) CyberSource
15 6 (2.97%) VMware
15 6 (2.97%) Endeca
15 6 (2.97%) Adobe
16 4 (1.98%) New Relic
16 4 (1.98%) AppDynamics
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