The median annual salary for a Java Programmer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Programmer
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 73 89
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 12 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.23% 1.69% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.77% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 17
Median salary £35,000 £62,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% +73.61%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 933 960 1218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.79% 95.24% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 785 781 973
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Java Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Programmer in Essex

Java Programmer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer in Essex.

Salary trend for Java Programmer in Essex

Java Programmer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Programmer in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Programmer in Essex

Java Programmer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Programmer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -3 10 £35,000 -44.00%
Java Programmer
East of England

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Java Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Java Programmer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (93.33%) Degree
3 27 (90.00%) Computer Science
4 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (66.67%) Swing
5 20 (66.67%) Oracle
6 18 (60.00%) OOP
6 18 (60.00%) OO
6 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
6 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
6 18 (60.00%) Relational Database
7 17 (56.67%) Spring
8 15 (50.00%) Java EE
9 14 (46.67%) Spring MVC
9 14 (46.67%) MVC
9 14 (46.67%) JSP
9 14 (46.67%) Servlets
9 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
10 12 (40.00%) RDBMS
10 12 (40.00%) MySQL
11 11 (36.67%) J2EE
11 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
11 11 (36.67%) HTML
11 11 (36.67%) CSS
12 9 (30.00%) JBoss
12 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (26.67%) Ajax
14 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
14 6 (20.00%) SQL
14 6 (20.00%) WebSphere

Java Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (30.00%) JBoss
2 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (40.00%) MySQL
3 12 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Maven
2 3 (10.00%) Ant
2 3 (10.00%) Gradle
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) Swing
2 17 (56.67%) Spring
3 15 (50.00%) Java EE
4 14 (46.67%) JSP
4 14 (46.67%) Servlets
4 14 (46.67%) Spring MVC
5 11 (36.67%) CSS
5 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 11 (36.67%) J2EE
6 8 (26.67%) Ajax
7 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (13.33%) Java SE
9 3 (10.00%) JMS
9 3 (10.00%) JPA
10 2 (6.67%) EJB
10 2 (6.67%) HTML5
10 2 (6.67%) REST
10 2 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (90.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 18 (60.00%) OO
2 18 (60.00%) OOP
2 18 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 14 (46.67%) MVC
4 3 (10.00%) E-business
4 3 (10.00%) SDLC
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Oracle