The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 1 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs citing Java 12 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 41.38% 5.88% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 85.71% 7.50% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £63,750 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Java
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 40 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 48.28% 78.43% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 40 6
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +55.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Westminster region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

Java
Salary Trend in Westminster

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

Java Salary Trend in Westminster

Java
Salary Histogram in Westminster

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Westminster region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Westminster

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (57.14%) Degree
3 11 (52.38%) Release Management
3 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
3 11 (52.38%) Mercurial
3 11 (52.38%) Ant
3 11 (52.38%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Open Source
6 4 (19.05%) REST
6 4 (19.05%) HTML5
6 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
6 4 (19.05%) J2EE
6 4 (19.05%) OOD
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Spring
6 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (19.05%) JSON
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
8 2 (9.52%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
1 11 (52.38%) Mercurial
1 11 (52.38%) Ant
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Behat
3 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) REST
2 4 (19.05%) HTML5
2 4 (19.05%) J2EE
2 4 (19.05%) XML
2 4 (19.05%) Hibernate
2 4 (19.05%) Spring
2 4 (19.05%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.76%) Symfony
4 1 (4.76%) Zend Framework
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (52.38%) Release Management
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) OOD
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Android Development
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) MapReduce
6 1 (4.76%) TDD
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Golang
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) VMware
1 1 (4.76%) Zend
1 1 (4.76%) Atlassian