The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 22 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 4 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 4.21% 10.00% 16.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.55% 18.52% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 14
Average salary £33,750 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £39,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Java
Worcestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Worcester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
53 27 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcester 55.79% 54.00% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51 23 69
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Worcester

Java
Salary Trend in Worcester

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

Java Salary Trend in Worcester

Java
Salary Histogram in Worcester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Worcester region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Worcester

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
4 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Worcester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Worcester 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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
3 1 (12.50%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) OOP
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) VMware