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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 84 64 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.43% 20.13% 30.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.44% 38.32% 45.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 36
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £77,500
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
237 167 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 40.72% 52.52% 67.61%
Number of salaries quoted 167 124 152
Average salary £41,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.27% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 23 July 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 137 (67.82%) Finance
2 102 (50.50%) SQL
3 96 (47.52%) UNIX
4 94 (46.53%) E-Commerce
5 91 (45.05%) J2EE
6 87 (43.07%) JavaScript
7 85 (42.08%) Retail
8 84 (41.58%) HTML
9 81 (40.10%) Oracle
10 75 (37.13%) Linux
11 72 (35.64%) WebSphere
12 64 (31.68%) WebSphere Application Server
12 64 (31.68%) IBM
13 63 (31.19%) CSS
14 61 (30.20%) Manufacturing
15 57 (28.22%) Tomcat
16 54 (26.73%) DB2
17 53 (26.24%) Degree
18 52 (25.74%) Middleware
19 51 (25.25%) JSP
19 51 (25.25%) Windows
20 50 (24.75%) OO
20 50 (24.75%) Eclipse
21 49 (24.26%) JDBC
22 46 (22.77%) Solaris
23 45 (22.28%) MQSeries
24 43 (21.29%) HTTP
25 42 (20.79%) IIS
26 41 (20.30%) Microsoft
26 41 (20.30%) IBM HTTP Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 72 (35.64%) WebSphere
2 64 (31.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 57 (28.22%) Tomcat
4 45 (22.28%) MQSeries
5 42 (20.79%) IIS
6 41 (20.30%) IBM HTTP Server
7 23 (11.39%) Apache
8 18 (8.91%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.48%) Tuxedo
10 3 (1.49%) iPlanet
10 3 (1.49%) GlassFish
10 3 (1.49%) Liferay
11 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.99%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.50%) CMS
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.50%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 38 (18.81%) MS Office
2 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.50%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 7 (3.47%) Fredhopper
2 6 (2.97%) Tridion
3 4 (1.98%) Magento
4 1 (0.50%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.50%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (21.29%) HTTP
2 40 (19.80%) FTP
3 22 (10.89%) Internet
4 10 (4.95%) ATM
5 3 (1.49%) SSL
6 1 (0.50%) IPv4
6 1 (0.50%) LAN
6 1 (0.50%) WAN
6 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (26.73%) DB2
2 20 (9.90%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.91%) RDBMS
4 17 (8.42%) Informix
5 10 (4.95%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.47%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.49%) MySQL
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.99%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (24.75%) Eclipse
2 29 (14.36%) Selenium
3 26 (12.87%) Maven
4 21 (10.40%) JUnit
5 20 (9.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (7.43%) Ant
6 15 (7.43%) Subversion
7 10 (4.95%) NUnit
7 10 (4.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 8 (3.96%) Rational Application Developer
9 6 (2.97%) Log4j
10 5 (2.48%) WATIR
10 5 (2.48%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.48%) JBehave
10 5 (2.48%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.48%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.48%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.48%) Calabash
11 2 (0.99%) Facilita Forecast
11 2 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 137 (67.82%) Finance
2 85 (42.08%) Retail
3 61 (30.20%) Manufacturing
4 37 (18.32%) Banking
5 10 (4.95%) Marketing
6 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (35.64%) Developer
2 56 (27.72%) Analyst
3 40 (19.80%) Java Developer
4 37 (18.32%) Support Analyst
5 36 (17.82%) Operations Analyst
5 36 (17.82%) Operations Support Analyst
6 21 (10.40%) Consultant
7 20 (9.90%) Junior
7 20 (9.90%) Programmer
7 20 (9.90%) Test Engineer
8 18 (8.91%) Junior Analyst
9 17 (8.42%) Junior Support Analyst
10 13 (6.44%) Java Programmer
11 10 (4.95%) Senior Test Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) Middleware Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) Analyst Programmer
13 8 (3.96%) Architect
13 8 (3.96%) WebSphere Consultant
13 8 (3.96%) Front-End Developer
14 7 (3.47%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (45.05%) J2EE
2 84 (41.58%) HTML
3 63 (31.19%) CSS
4 52 (25.74%) Middleware
5 51 (25.25%) JSP
6 49 (24.26%) JDBC
7 38 (18.81%) Web Services
7 38 (18.81%) Spring
8 37 (18.32%) XML
9 32 (15.84%) Struts
10 28 (13.86%) Hibernate
10 28 (13.86%) HTML5
11 26 (12.87%) Servlets
12 25 (12.38%) XHTML
13 21 (10.40%) Ajax
13 21 (10.40%) jQuery
14 18 (8.91%) EJB
15 17 (8.42%) .NET
16 16 (7.92%) JSTL
17 12 (5.94%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.90%) Mobile App
2 16 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.94%) Open Source
4 6 (2.97%) EFT
4 6 (2.97%) W3C
4 6 (2.97%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.97%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.50%) Derivative
6 1 (0.50%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 96 (47.52%) UNIX
2 75 (37.13%) Linux
3 51 (25.25%) Windows
4 46 (22.77%) Solaris
5 39 (19.31%) AIX
6 12 (5.94%) Android
7 8 (3.96%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.97%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (2.97%) HPUX
9 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.99%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.50%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.50%) zOS
12 1 (0.50%) SUSE
12 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (46.53%) E-Commerce
2 50 (24.75%) OO
3 32 (15.84%) MVC
4 29 (14.36%) Software Testing
4 29 (14.36%) Web Development
4 29 (14.36%) Test Scripting
5 25 (12.38%) TDD
6 21 (10.40%) Content Management
6 21 (10.40%) Problem Management
7 20 (9.90%) ITIL
7 20 (9.90%) Automation Testing
8 18 (8.91%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.92%) Mobile Application Development
10 15 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (6.93%) SOA
12 12 (5.94%) Scrum
13 10 (4.95%) UML
13 10 (4.95%) RAD
14 9 (4.46%) Workflow
14 9 (4.46%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 102 (50.50%) SQL
2 87 (43.07%) JavaScript
3 32 (15.84%) Perl
4 30 (14.85%) Bash Shell
5 19 (9.41%) C#
6 14 (6.93%) PHP
7 10 (4.95%) ABAP
7 10 (4.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 8 (3.96%) SAPscript
8 8 (3.96%) XPath
9 5 (2.48%) Ruby
10 4 (1.98%) C++
11 3 (1.49%) Jython
12 2 (0.99%) C
12 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 53 (26.24%) Degree
2 22 (10.89%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.98%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.99%) ISEB
4 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.89%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
1 2 (0.99%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 81 (40.10%) Oracle
2 64 (31.68%) IBM
3 41 (20.30%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.90%) ATG
5 19 (9.41%) Demandware
6 16 (7.92%) Adobe
7 14 (6.93%) hybris
8 13 (6.44%) SAP
9 11 (5.45%) JBoss
9 11 (5.45%) Sybase
9 11 (5.45%) CyberSource
9 11 (5.45%) DataCash
9 11 (5.45%) Ogone
10 10 (4.95%) Endeca
11 6 (2.97%) Blue Martini
11 6 (2.97%) Elastic Path
11 6 (2.97%) Interwoven
12 5 (2.48%) Perforce
13 4 (1.98%) Google
13 4 (1.98%) Sun
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