The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun
Rank 68 64 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -28
Permanent jobs citing Sun 6 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.03% 1.12% 6.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 1.81% 11.71%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.95% -2.22%
Sun
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
358 331 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 61.62% 61.87% 56.63%
Number of salaries quoted 277 225 144
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +18.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Sun
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sun across the Watford region.

Sun Salary Trend in Watford

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Sun 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 Sun.

1 16 (100.00%) Perl
1 16 (100.00%) Apache
2 15 (93.75%) Tomcat
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) AIX
2 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) HTTP
2 15 (93.75%) IBM
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) DB2
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (93.75%) WebSphere
3 14 (87.50%) UNIX
3 14 (87.50%) Solaris
4 13 (81.25%) XHTML
4 13 (81.25%) Sun Certification
4 13 (81.25%) RAD
4 13 (81.25%) JMS
4 13 (81.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 13 (81.25%) Eclipse
4 13 (81.25%) MySQL
4 13 (81.25%) IIS
4 13 (81.25%) JDBC
4 13 (81.25%) JSP
4 13 (81.25%) Struts
4 13 (81.25%) Web Services

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Sun 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 Sun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (100.00%) Apache
2 15 (93.75%) Tomcat
2 15 (93.75%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (93.75%) WebSphere
3 13 (81.25%) Apache ServiceMix
3 13 (81.25%) IIS
3 13 (81.25%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (12.50%) JBoss
4 2 (12.50%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) HTTP
2 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) NAS
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) DB2
2 13 (81.25%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) JUnit
1 13 (81.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 13 (81.25%) Eclipse
1 13 (81.25%) Subversion
1 13 (81.25%) Rational Application Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Firebug
2 2 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 2 (12.50%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Consultant
1 13 (81.25%) Support Consultant
1 13 (81.25%) Java Developer
1 13 (81.25%) Java Consultant
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 13 (81.25%) JDBC
2 13 (81.25%) JSP
2 13 (81.25%) Struts
2 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 13 (81.25%) XML
2 13 (81.25%) XHTML
2 13 (81.25%) JMS
2 13 (81.25%) Spring
2 13 (81.25%) JSTL
2 13 (81.25%) Spring MVC
2 13 (81.25%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) AIX
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) UNIX
2 14 (87.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) RAD
1 13 (81.25%) MVC
1 13 (81.25%) Content Management
1 13 (81.25%) Web Development
1 13 (81.25%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Perl
2 15 (93.75%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Bash Shell
3 13 (81.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) AWK
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
1 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Oracle
1 15 (93.75%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas