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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 98 113 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.41% 21.98% 25.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.84% 41.24% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 60 78 71
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
246 274 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 48.71% 53.31% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 179 213 201
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 140 (61.14%) SQL
2 135 (58.95%) J2EE
3 109 (47.60%) E-Commerce
4 100 (43.67%) UNIX
5 97 (42.36%) JavaScript
6 95 (41.48%) Linux
7 94 (41.05%) Finance
8 89 (38.86%) Oracle
9 86 (37.55%) WebSphere
10 80 (34.93%) DB2
11 79 (34.50%) HTML
11 79 (34.50%) XML
12 76 (33.19%) IBM
13 74 (32.31%) Retail
14 68 (29.69%) Windows
15 61 (26.64%) CSS
16 59 (25.76%) Tomcat
17 56 (24.45%) Spring
18 53 (23.14%) Degree
18 53 (23.14%) Web Services
19 52 (22.71%) OO
20 51 (22.27%) JSP
20 51 (22.27%) Hibernate
21 47 (20.52%) SQL Server
22 46 (20.09%) HTTP
22 46 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
23 45 (19.65%) WebSphere Application Server
24 41 (17.90%) RESTful
25 38 (16.59%) Maven
26 37 (16.16%) Demandware

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (37.55%) WebSphere
2 59 (25.76%) Tomcat
3 45 (19.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 36 (15.72%) MQSeries
5 33 (14.41%) JBoss
6 26 (11.35%) Apache
7 19 (8.30%) IIS
8 16 (6.99%) IBM HTTP Server
9 14 (6.11%) Apache Solr
10 13 (5.68%) WebLogic
11 10 (4.37%) Adobe CQ
12 8 (3.49%) Drupal
13 7 (3.06%) CMS
14 4 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
15 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.87%) Liferay
16 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 1 (0.44%) iPlanet
16 1 (0.44%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 17 (7.42%) MS Office
2 4 (1.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (7.86%) Magento
2 4 (1.75%) RiskWrite
3 3 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.87%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.09%) HTTP
2 26 (11.35%) Internet
3 23 (10.04%) FTP
4 21 (9.17%) IPv4
5 8 (3.49%) VPN
6 7 (3.06%) HTTPS
6 7 (3.06%) Firewall
7 6 (2.62%) LAN
7 6 (2.62%) WAN
8 2 (0.87%) SSH
8 2 (0.87%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.87%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (34.93%) DB2
2 47 (20.52%) SQL Server
3 30 (13.10%) MySQL
4 26 (11.35%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.30%) RDBMS
6 15 (6.55%) DbVisualizer
7 13 (5.68%) Oracle Database
8 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.06%) Informix
10 4 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.75%) JasperReports
10 4 (1.75%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.31%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.31%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (16.59%) Maven
2 32 (13.97%) Subversion
3 25 (10.92%) JUnit
4 20 (8.73%) LoadRunner
5 17 (7.42%) Selenium
6 16 (6.99%) Eclipse
6 16 (6.99%) Cucumber
7 15 (6.55%) JBehave
7 15 (6.55%) Jenkins
8 14 (6.11%) Calabash
8 14 (6.11%) SpecFlow
8 14 (6.11%) WATIR
8 14 (6.11%) NUnit
9 13 (5.68%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (4.37%) Ant
10 10 (4.37%) SoapUI
11 7 (3.06%) JMeter
11 7 (3.06%) Log4j
11 7 (3.06%) JIRA
12 5 (2.18%) Toad
General
1 94 (41.05%) Finance
2 74 (32.31%) Retail
3 25 (10.92%) Banking
4 10 (4.37%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.93%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.06%) Games
7 6 (2.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (43.67%) Developer
2 61 (26.64%) Java Developer
3 47 (20.52%) Analyst
4 28 (12.23%) Support Analyst
5 23 (10.04%) Senior Developer
5 23 (10.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (9.61%) Lead Developer
7 19 (8.30%) Applications Developer
8 17 (7.42%) Tester
9 14 (6.11%) Support Manager
9 14 (6.11%) Operations Analyst
9 14 (6.11%) Operations Support Analyst
10 13 (5.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 11 (4.80%) Consultant
12 10 (4.37%) Applications Support
12 10 (4.37%) Programmer
12 10 (4.37%) Java Programmer
12 10 (4.37%) J2EE Developer
13 9 (3.93%) Applications Support Analyst
13 9 (3.93%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (58.95%) J2EE
2 79 (34.50%) HTML
2 79 (34.50%) XML
3 61 (26.64%) CSS
4 56 (24.45%) Spring
5 53 (23.14%) Web Services
6 51 (22.27%) JSP
6 51 (22.27%) Hibernate
7 41 (17.90%) RESTful
8 34 (14.85%) Servlets
8 34 (14.85%) SOAP
9 32 (13.97%) jQuery
10 28 (12.23%) Struts
11 26 (11.35%) Java EE
12 25 (10.92%) Ajax
12 25 (10.92%) JDBC
13 22 (9.61%) EJB
14 18 (7.86%) Middleware
15 17 (7.42%) XSLT
16 16 (6.99%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.99%) Open Source
3 15 (6.55%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.80%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.06%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.18%) Clustering
7 4 (1.75%) Replication
7 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.31%) PMI
9 2 (0.87%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) User Experience
10 1 (0.44%) W3C
10 1 (0.44%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 100 (43.67%) UNIX
2 95 (41.48%) Linux
3 68 (29.69%) Windows
4 35 (15.28%) AIX
5 33 (14.41%) Solaris
6 17 (7.42%) HPUX
7 8 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.31%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.31%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.44%) zOS
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (47.60%) E-Commerce
2 52 (22.71%) OO
3 46 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (14.41%) Problem Management
5 32 (13.97%) Software Engineering
5 32 (13.97%) ITIL
6 31 (13.54%) TDD
7 27 (11.79%) Test Automation
8 25 (10.92%) MVC
9 24 (10.48%) Content Management
10 22 (9.61%) Automated Testing
10 22 (9.61%) Time Management
11 21 (9.17%) System Testing
12 18 (7.86%) OOP
13 17 (7.42%) Test Scripting
14 16 (6.99%) Scrum
15 15 (6.55%) Software Testing
16 14 (6.11%) Waterfall
16 14 (6.11%) BDD
16 14 (6.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 140 (61.14%) SQL
2 97 (42.36%) JavaScript
3 22 (9.61%) Perl
4 21 (9.17%) PL/SQL
5 19 (8.30%) Bash Shell
6 18 (7.86%) C#
7 17 (7.42%) XPath
8 14 (6.11%) Ruby
8 14 (6.11%) PHP
9 10 (4.37%) C++
9 10 (4.37%) C
9 10 (4.37%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.49%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.06%) AWK
12 5 (2.18%) VBScript
13 3 (1.31%) VB
14 2 (0.87%) Jython
15 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.44%) Python
15 1 (0.44%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 53 (23.14%) Degree
2 17 (7.42%) Sun Certification
3 14 (6.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (6.11%) ISEB
4 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.11%) SLA
2 6 (2.62%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.37%) VirtualBox
3 6 (2.62%) Terminal Server
3 6 (2.62%) Samba
4 5 (2.18%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.31%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (1.31%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.44%) BMC Performance Manager
2 1 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (38.86%) Oracle
2 76 (33.19%) IBM
3 37 (16.16%) Demandware
4 32 (13.97%) hybris
5 31 (13.54%) ATG
6 28 (12.23%) Sun
7 24 (10.48%) Ogone
8 21 (9.17%) Microsoft
9 18 (7.86%) DataCash
10 16 (6.99%) Red Hat
11 13 (5.68%) HP
11 13 (5.68%) VMware
12 9 (3.93%) Sybase
13 8 (3.49%) CheckPoint
13 8 (3.49%) Cisco
14 7 (3.06%) Interwoven
14 7 (3.06%) Intershop
15 6 (2.62%) CyberSource
15 6 (2.62%) Citrix
16 4 (1.75%) New Relic
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