The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 117 65 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.10% 18.41% 23.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.74% 32.66% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84 43 44
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
302 199 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 51.89% 56.37% 57.65%
Number of salaries quoted 243 172 135
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Java
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 130 (69.52%) Finance
2 92 (49.20%) UNIX
3 89 (47.59%) Oracle
4 86 (45.99%) SQL
5 85 (45.45%) J2EE
6 76 (40.64%) Linux
7 75 (40.11%) JavaScript
7 75 (40.11%) Retail
8 74 (39.57%) HTML
8 74 (39.57%) E-Commerce
9 66 (35.29%) WebSphere
10 63 (33.69%) WebSphere Application Server
11 58 (31.02%) Degree
12 57 (30.48%) Eclipse
12 57 (30.48%) IBM
13 56 (29.95%) DB2
14 55 (29.41%) Tomcat
14 55 (29.41%) Spring
15 53 (28.34%) CSS
15 53 (28.34%) JSP
16 51 (27.27%) Manufacturing
17 49 (26.20%) OO
18 46 (24.60%) Web Services
18 46 (24.60%) HTTP
19 45 (24.06%) TDD
20 44 (23.53%) Middleware
21 43 (22.99%) JDBC
22 42 (22.46%) Windows
23 41 (21.93%) Maven
24 39 (20.86%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 66 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 63 (33.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 55 (29.41%) Tomcat
4 39 (20.86%) IIS
5 36 (19.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 36 (19.25%) MQSeries
6 18 (9.63%) Apache
7 13 (6.95%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.60%) Liferay
9 2 (1.07%) Tuxedo
9 2 (1.07%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.53%) CMS
10 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 35 (18.72%) MS Office
2 4 (2.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.53%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Fredhopper
2 4 (2.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (24.60%) HTTP
2 39 (20.86%) FTP
3 16 (8.56%) Internet
4 7 (3.74%) ATM
5 3 (1.60%) LAN
5 3 (1.60%) WAN
5 3 (1.60%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (29.95%) DB2
2 31 (16.58%) Relational Database
3 27 (14.44%) Informix
4 22 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 15 (8.02%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.28%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.74%) MySQL
8 6 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.14%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.07%) JasperReports
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.07%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 57 (30.48%) Eclipse
2 41 (21.93%) Maven
3 17 (9.09%) JUnit
3 17 (9.09%) Selenium
4 15 (8.02%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (6.42%) Rational Application Developer
6 8 (4.28%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 8 (4.28%) Ant
7 4 (2.14%) Subversion
8 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.07%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.53%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.53%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.53%) Xcode
10 1 (0.53%) JMeter
General
1 130 (69.52%) Finance
2 75 (40.11%) Retail
3 51 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 35 (18.72%) Banking
5 7 (3.74%) Marketing
6 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (39.04%) Developer
2 58 (31.02%) Analyst
3 55 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 37 (19.79%) Support Analyst
5 34 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
5 34 (18.18%) Operations Support Analyst
6 24 (12.83%) Consultant
7 22 (11.76%) Programmer
8 18 (9.63%) Junior
9 16 (8.56%) Junior Analyst
10 15 (8.02%) Junior Support Analyst
10 15 (8.02%) Java Programmer
10 15 (8.02%) Test Engineer
11 12 (6.42%) Senior Test Engineer
12 9 (4.81%) Analyst Programmer
13 8 (4.28%) Support Consultant
13 8 (4.28%) Java Consultant
13 8 (4.28%) WebSphere Consultant
14 7 (3.74%) Middleware Engineer
14 7 (3.74%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (45.45%) J2EE
2 74 (39.57%) HTML
3 55 (29.41%) Spring
4 53 (28.34%) CSS
4 53 (28.34%) JSP
5 46 (24.60%) Web Services
6 44 (23.53%) Middleware
7 43 (22.99%) JDBC
8 39 (20.86%) Hibernate
8 39 (20.86%) Struts
9 27 (14.44%) XML
10 20 (10.70%) Servlets
11 18 (9.63%) HTML5
12 17 (9.09%) XHTML
12 17 (9.09%) jQuery
13 12 (6.42%) .NET
13 12 (6.42%) EJB
14 11 (5.88%) RESTful
14 11 (5.88%) Ajax
15 10 (5.35%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.30%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.42%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.14%) Data Conversion
5 3 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.07%) EFT
6 2 (1.07%) Open Source
7 1 (0.53%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.53%) Derivative
7 1 (0.53%) Equities
7 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 92 (49.20%) UNIX
2 76 (40.64%) Linux
3 42 (22.46%) Windows
4 36 (19.25%) AIX
4 36 (19.25%) Solaris
5 7 (3.74%) Android
6 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.07%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.53%) SUSE
8 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (39.57%) E-Commerce
2 49 (26.20%) OO
3 45 (24.06%) TDD
4 35 (18.72%) MVC
5 26 (13.90%) Web Development
6 22 (11.76%) Scrum
7 19 (10.16%) Software Engineering
8 17 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 16 (8.56%) Content Management
9 16 (8.56%) Software Testing
10 15 (8.02%) ITIL
10 15 (8.02%) Problem Management
11 14 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (7.49%) OOP
11 14 (7.49%) Automation Testing
12 12 (6.42%) SOA
13 11 (5.88%) Release Management
14 10 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (4.81%) Change Management
15 9 (4.81%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 86 (45.99%) SQL
2 75 (40.11%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.51%) Perl
4 27 (14.44%) Bash Shell
5 13 (6.95%) C#
6 7 (3.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 7 (3.74%) ABAP
6 7 (3.74%) VB
7 6 (3.21%) SAPscript
7 6 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.67%) C++
9 4 (2.14%) PHP
9 4 (2.14%) VBScript
9 4 (2.14%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.14%) VBA
10 3 (1.60%) VB6
10 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.07%) C
11 2 (1.07%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 58 (31.02%) Degree
2 16 (8.56%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.21%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.07%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.09%) QA
2 7 (3.74%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.60%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 89 (47.59%) Oracle
2 57 (30.48%) IBM
3 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
4 17 (9.09%) Demandware
5 16 (8.56%) Adobe
6 13 (6.95%) hybris
6 13 (6.95%) ATG
7 11 (5.88%) JBoss
8 9 (4.81%) Endeca
8 9 (4.81%) SAP
9 8 (4.28%) Sybase
10 6 (3.21%) Sun
11 5 (2.67%) Perforce
12 4 (2.14%) Google
13 3 (1.60%) Citrix
13 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.60%) Cisco
14 2 (1.07%) TIBCO
14 2 (1.07%) Business Objects
14 2 (1.07%) Intershop
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