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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 102 113 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 18.85% 19.62% 14.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.80% 38.57% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71 85 29
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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
244 293 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 45.10% 50.87% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 188 242 148
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £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 1 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (61.95%) SQL
2 123 (54.42%) J2EE
3 110 (48.67%) JavaScript
4 101 (44.69%) Finance
5 95 (42.04%) E-Commerce
6 92 (40.71%) UNIX
7 90 (39.82%) WebSphere
8 88 (38.94%) Linux
9 87 (38.50%) Oracle
10 80 (35.40%) HTML
11 75 (33.19%) DB2
11 75 (33.19%) XML
12 72 (31.86%) IBM
13 66 (29.20%) Retail
14 62 (27.43%) Spring
15 59 (26.11%) CSS
16 57 (25.22%) Windows
17 54 (23.89%) Degree
18 53 (23.45%) Tomcat
19 51 (22.57%) Web Services
19 51 (22.57%) Hibernate
20 47 (20.80%) JSP
20 47 (20.80%) SQL Server
21 45 (19.91%) WebSphere Application Server
21 45 (19.91%) OO
22 44 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
23 40 (17.70%) TDD
24 38 (16.81%) HTTP
25 37 (16.37%) Maven
26 36 (15.93%) AIX

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 90 (39.82%) WebSphere
2 53 (23.45%) Tomcat
3 45 (19.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 32 (14.16%) MQSeries
5 31 (13.72%) JBoss
6 25 (11.06%) Apache
7 17 (7.52%) IIS
8 14 (6.19%) WebLogic
8 14 (6.19%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (4.42%) Apache Solr
10 8 (3.54%) Drupal
10 8 (3.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (3.10%) CMS
12 4 (1.77%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.88%) Liferay
13 2 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 15 (6.64%) MS Office
2 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (6.19%) Magento
2 5 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.21%) Fredhopper
3 2 (0.88%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.81%) HTTP
2 24 (10.62%) Internet
3 17 (7.52%) IPv4
4 16 (7.08%) FTP
5 7 (3.10%) HTTPS
6 5 (2.21%) Firewall
7 3 (1.33%) VPN
8 1 (0.44%) SSH
8 1 (0.44%) LAN
8 1 (0.44%) WAN
8 1 (0.44%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.44%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (33.19%) DB2
2 47 (20.80%) SQL Server
3 32 (14.16%) Relational Database
4 27 (11.95%) MySQL
5 21 (9.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (7.96%) DbVisualizer
7 16 (7.08%) Oracle Database
7 16 (7.08%) RDBMS
8 15 (6.64%) MongoDB
9 14 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (6.19%) NoSQL
10 12 (5.31%) Sybase ASE
11 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (3.10%) Informix
13 4 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.77%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (1.77%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.77%) JasperReports
13 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (16.37%) Maven
2 31 (13.72%) Subversion
3 25 (11.06%) JUnit
4 21 (9.29%) LoadRunner
5 19 (8.41%) Eclipse
6 14 (6.19%) Selenium
6 14 (6.19%) QuickTest Pro
7 13 (5.75%) Cucumber
8 11 (4.87%) Ant
9 10 (4.42%) JBehave
9 10 (4.42%) Jenkins
9 10 (4.42%) SoapUI
10 9 (3.98%) NUnit
10 9 (3.98%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.98%) Calabash
10 9 (3.98%) WATIR
11 7 (3.10%) JMeter
12 6 (2.65%) JIRA
12 6 (2.65%) Rational Application Developer
13 5 (2.21%) Log4j
General
1 101 (44.69%) Finance
2 66 (29.20%) Retail
3 26 (11.50%) Banking
4 10 (4.42%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.33%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 109 (48.23%) Developer
2 61 (26.99%) Java Developer
3 42 (18.58%) Analyst
4 20 (8.85%) Senior Java Developer
4 20 (8.85%) Tester
4 20 (8.85%) Senior Developer
5 19 (8.41%) Support Analyst
5 19 (8.41%) Lead Developer
6 13 (5.75%) Applications Developer
6 13 (5.75%) Operations Analyst
6 13 (5.75%) Operations Support Analyst
7 12 (5.31%) Java Programmer
7 12 (5.31%) Consultant
7 12 (5.31%) Programmer
8 11 (4.87%) Development Manager
8 11 (4.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 10 (4.42%) Support Manager
10 9 (3.98%) Systems Analyst
10 9 (3.98%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.54%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (54.42%) J2EE
2 80 (35.40%) HTML
3 75 (33.19%) XML
4 62 (27.43%) Spring
5 59 (26.11%) CSS
6 51 (22.57%) Web Services
6 51 (22.57%) Hibernate
7 47 (20.80%) JSP
8 34 (15.04%) RESTful
9 33 (14.60%) jQuery
10 31 (13.72%) Servlets
10 31 (13.72%) Struts
11 28 (12.39%) SOAP
12 27 (11.95%) Java EE
13 26 (11.50%) JDBC
14 25 (11.06%) .NET
15 23 (10.18%) Ajax
16 22 (9.73%) EJB
17 18 (7.96%) Flash
18 17 (7.52%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.87%) Client/Server
4 10 (4.42%) Open Source
5 5 (2.21%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.77%) Data Conversion
7 3 (1.33%) Replication
7 3 (1.33%) Derivative
7 3 (1.33%) PMI
8 2 (0.88%) Online Gambling
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.88%) Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) W3C
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 92 (40.71%) UNIX
2 88 (38.94%) Linux
3 57 (25.22%) Windows
4 36 (15.93%) AIX
5 31 (13.72%) Solaris
6 15 (6.64%) HPUX
7 6 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.33%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (42.04%) E-Commerce
2 45 (19.91%) OO
3 44 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (17.70%) TDD
5 30 (13.27%) MVC
6 28 (12.39%) Problem Management
7 27 (11.95%) ITIL
7 27 (11.95%) Software Engineering
8 26 (11.50%) Automated Testing
9 24 (10.62%) System Testing
9 24 (10.62%) Test Automation
10 19 (8.41%) Scrum
10 19 (8.41%) Content Management
11 18 (7.96%) Multithreading
11 18 (7.96%) Data Modelling
12 16 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.08%) Web Development
13 15 (6.64%) Time Management
14 14 (6.19%) Test Scripting
14 14 (6.19%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (61.95%) SQL
2 110 (48.67%) JavaScript
3 23 (10.18%) Perl
4 18 (7.96%) Bash Shell
5 17 (7.52%) PL/SQL
6 15 (6.64%) XPath
7 14 (6.19%) PHP
8 13 (5.75%) C#
9 10 (4.42%) C++
9 10 (4.42%) C
10 9 (3.98%) Ruby
10 9 (3.98%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.10%) AWK
11 7 (3.10%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.21%) VBScript
13 3 (1.33%) MUMPS
13 3 (1.33%) VB
14 1 (0.44%) Jython
14 1 (0.44%) Python
14 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (23.89%) Degree
2 17 (7.52%) Sun Certification
3 14 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (6.19%) ISEB
4 3 (1.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.42%) SLA
2 6 (2.65%) QA
2 6 (2.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.42%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) Samba
5 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) Data Guard
1 4 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.44%) Control-M
2 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (38.50%) Oracle
2 72 (31.86%) IBM
3 34 (15.04%) Demandware
4 30 (13.27%) hybris
5 29 (12.83%) ATG
6 24 (10.62%) Sun
7 19 (8.41%) Microsoft
7 19 (8.41%) Ogone
8 18 (7.96%) Sybase
9 14 (6.19%) HP
10 13 (5.75%) DataCash
11 12 (5.31%) Jaspersoft
11 12 (5.31%) Red Hat
11 12 (5.31%) VMware
12 10 (4.42%) Intershop
13 6 (2.65%) CyberSource
14 5 (2.21%) Endeca
14 5 (2.21%) Adobe
14 5 (2.21%) Interwoven
15 4 (1.77%) Infor
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