The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Vendors for the Watford region.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 69 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sun 4 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.69% 4.25% 10.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 7.11% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -10.11%
Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 211 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 53.61% 59.77% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 234 177 147
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sun
Hertfordshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) JDBC
1 6 (100.00%) JSP
1 6 (100.00%) Struts
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) RAD
1 6 (100.00%) XHTML
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
1 6 (100.00%) Content Management
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) JUnit
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (100.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) Support Consultant
1 6 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) J2EE
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) JDBC
1 6 (100.00%) JSP
1 6 (100.00%) Struts
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XHTML
1 6 (100.00%) JSTL
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) RAD
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Content Management
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) IBM