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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 96 85 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.42% 14.53% 20.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.10% 36.17% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 36
Average salary £51,250 £42,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.58% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
290 235 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 52.63% 40.17% 53.37%
Number of salaries quoted 219 164 130
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £57,500
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 31 July 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 131 (65.83%) SQL
2 102 (51.26%) JavaScript
3 92 (46.23%) J2EE
4 89 (44.72%) UNIX
5 87 (43.72%) WebSphere
6 85 (42.71%) Finance
7 84 (42.21%) Linux
8 81 (40.70%) Oracle
9 76 (38.19%) IBM
10 74 (37.19%) HTML
11 69 (34.67%) Tomcat
12 66 (33.17%) DB2
13 60 (30.15%) Spring
14 56 (28.14%) CSS
15 55 (27.64%) Windows
15 55 (27.64%) XML
16 50 (25.13%) E-Commerce
17 48 (24.12%) Apache
18 46 (23.12%) WebSphere Application Server
19 43 (21.61%) JSP
19 43 (21.61%) Web Services
20 40 (20.10%) Retail
21 39 (19.60%) TDD
21 39 (19.60%) Eclipse
22 38 (19.10%) AIX
22 38 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
23 37 (18.59%) MySQL
24 34 (17.09%) Perl
24 34 (17.09%) MVC
24 34 (17.09%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 87 (43.72%) WebSphere
2 69 (34.67%) Tomcat
3 48 (24.12%) Apache
4 46 (23.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 27 (13.57%) Apache ServiceMix
6 23 (11.56%) JBoss
7 16 (8.04%) MQSeries
8 13 (6.53%) IIS
8 13 (6.53%) IBM HTTP Server
9 12 (6.03%) WebLogic
10 9 (4.52%) Drupal
11 5 (2.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.51%) Apache Solr
13 2 (1.01%) Liferay
13 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (8.54%) MS Office
2 5 (2.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.52%) Magento
2 8 (4.02%) Fredhopper
3 6 (3.02%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.08%) HTTP
2 23 (11.56%) Internet
3 14 (7.04%) FTP
4 7 (3.52%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.51%) Firewall
6 2 (1.01%) SSH
6 2 (1.01%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.01%) Telnet
7 1 (0.50%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (33.17%) DB2
2 37 (18.59%) MySQL
3 33 (16.58%) Relational Database
4 30 (15.08%) SQL Server
5 26 (13.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (13.07%) MongoDB
6 21 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (10.05%) NoSQL
7 20 (10.05%) DbVisualizer
7 20 (10.05%) Sybase ASE
8 16 (8.04%) Oracle Database
9 12 (6.03%) RDBMS
10 7 (3.52%) Informix
11 6 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (2.01%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 39 (19.60%) Eclipse
2 32 (16.08%) Subversion
3 27 (13.57%) JUnit
4 22 (11.06%) Maven
5 17 (8.54%) LoadRunner
5 17 (8.54%) Rational Application Developer
6 15 (7.54%) HP UFT
7 14 (7.04%) Ant
8 13 (6.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 13 (6.53%) Cucumber
9 10 (5.03%) WebDriver
9 10 (5.03%) Selenium
10 7 (3.52%) JMeter
11 4 (2.01%) Log4j
12 3 (1.51%) PowerBuilder
13 2 (1.01%) Toad
13 2 (1.01%) Firebug
13 2 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (1.01%) Git (software)
13 2 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 85 (42.71%) Finance
2 40 (20.10%) Retail
3 8 (4.02%) Banking
4 3 (1.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) French Language
5 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (50.75%) Developer
2 64 (32.16%) Java Developer
3 38 (19.10%) Analyst
4 22 (11.06%) Tester
5 21 (10.55%) Consultant
6 16 (8.04%) Support Analyst
7 14 (7.04%) Operations Analyst
7 14 (7.04%) Operations Support Analyst
8 13 (6.53%) SQL Developer
8 13 (6.53%) Java Consultant
8 13 (6.53%) Support Consultant
9 12 (6.03%) Development Manager
10 11 (5.53%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.53%) Programmer
10 11 (5.53%) Java Programmer
11 10 (5.03%) Applications Manager
11 10 (5.03%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (5.03%) Automation Tester
11 10 (5.03%) Selenium Tester
12 9 (4.52%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (46.23%) J2EE
2 74 (37.19%) HTML
3 60 (30.15%) Spring
4 56 (28.14%) CSS
5 55 (27.64%) XML
6 43 (21.61%) Web Services
6 43 (21.61%) JSP
7 34 (17.09%) Hibernate
8 33 (16.58%) Struts
9 30 (15.08%) .NET
10 27 (13.57%) JDBC
11 22 (11.06%) XHTML
12 21 (10.55%) Spring MVC
13 20 (10.05%) Flash
14 18 (9.05%) jQuery
14 18 (9.05%) Servlets
14 18 (9.05%) REST
15 17 (8.54%) JMS
16 14 (7.04%) WebSphere MQ
16 14 (7.04%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.01%) Web 2.0
3 4 (2.01%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.51%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.51%) FMCG
4 3 (1.51%) Derivative
4 3 (1.51%) Blog
5 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.50%) PMI
6 1 (0.50%) W3C
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (44.72%) UNIX
2 84 (42.21%) Linux
3 55 (27.64%) Windows
4 38 (19.10%) AIX
5 31 (15.58%) Solaris
6 8 (4.02%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (2.01%) HPUX
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.13%) E-Commerce
2 39 (19.60%) TDD
3 38 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (17.09%) MVC
5 31 (15.58%) Automated Testing
6 27 (13.57%) OO
7 25 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (12.06%) Web Development
8 24 (12.06%) Data Modelling
9 22 (11.06%) System Testing
10 21 (10.55%) ITIL
10 21 (10.55%) Software Engineering
11 20 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (9.55%) Problem Management
13 17 (8.54%) Multithreading
13 17 (8.54%) Content Management
13 17 (8.54%) SDLC
14 15 (7.54%) Scrum
14 15 (7.54%) Regression Testing
15 13 (6.53%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 131 (65.83%) SQL
2 102 (51.26%) JavaScript
3 34 (17.09%) Perl
4 27 (13.57%) Bash Shell
5 13 (6.53%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.03%) C#
7 11 (5.53%) C
8 10 (5.03%) Python
8 10 (5.03%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.52%) PHP
10 8 (4.02%) C++
10 8 (4.02%) Embedded C++
11 7 (3.52%) AWK
12 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.01%) XPath
14 3 (1.51%) MUMPS
15 2 (1.01%) Jython
15 2 (1.01%) VB
15 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (10.05%) Degree
2 13 (6.53%) Sun Certification
3 8 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.51%) CISM
4 3 (1.51%) CISSP
5 1 (0.50%) ISEB
5 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.54%) QA
2 8 (4.02%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.51%) SLA
3 3 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.01%) Puppet
2 2 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.01%) Ansible
2 2 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.01%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 81 (40.70%) Oracle
2 76 (38.19%) IBM
3 24 (12.06%) Sybase
4 23 (11.56%) Sun
5 19 (9.55%) Microsoft
6 17 (8.54%) Jaspersoft
7 15 (7.54%) Demandware
8 13 (6.53%) hybris
8 13 (6.53%) HP
9 11 (5.53%) ATG
10 8 (4.02%) Intershop
10 8 (4.02%) Endeca
10 8 (4.02%) Intel
10 8 (4.02%) Adobe
11 5 (2.51%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.01%) Interwoven
12 4 (2.01%) New Relic
12 4 (2.01%) AppDynamics
13 3 (1.51%) DataCash
13 3 (1.51%) Ogone
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