The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 26 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Java 132 76 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.82% 7.58% 7.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.13% 15.35% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 123 55 80
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 547 495 646
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 57.28% 49.40% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 468 431 515
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Essex

Java
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Java in Essex

Java
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Essex

Java
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 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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 +8 43 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Chelmsford +4 27 £50,000 +108.33% 5
Saffron Walden -10 7 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Loughton - 6 £50,000 - 1
Basildon +4 1 - - 2
Witham - 1 £50,000 - 1
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Java.

1 131 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (40.97%) Spring
2 118 (40.97%) Degree
3 104 (36.11%) Computer Science
3 104 (36.11%) Oracle
4 103 (35.76%) JBoss
5 102 (35.42%) MVC
6 100 (34.72%) Java EE
7 96 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 89 (30.90%) Hibernate
9 88 (30.56%) HTML
9 88 (30.56%) SQL
10 86 (29.86%) J2EE
11 78 (27.08%) CSS
12 77 (26.74%) Maven
13 74 (25.69%) Spring MVC
14 67 (23.26%) SQL Server
14 67 (23.26%) Ant
15 65 (22.57%) PL/SQL
16 64 (22.22%) Relational Database
17 63 (21.88%) MySQL
17 63 (21.88%) JMS
18 62 (21.53%) Swing
19 61 (21.18%) OO
20 60 (20.83%) WebSphere
21 51 (17.71%) Ajax
22 49 (17.01%) Gradle
22 49 (17.01%) GlassFish
23 48 (16.67%) Tomcat
24 47 (16.32%) Linux

Java
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
1 103 (35.76%) JBoss
2 60 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 49 (17.01%) GlassFish
4 48 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 47 (16.32%) WebLogic
6 26 (9.03%) Apache
7 17 (5.90%) Apache Pig
7 17 (5.90%) Apache Spark
8 6 (2.08%) IIS
9 5 (1.74%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.39%) Apache Geronimo
11 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.69%) WordPress
13 1 (0.35%) Confluence
13 1 (0.35%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Weka
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.47%) Movex
2 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.04%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.51%) Office 365
3 5 (1.74%) SaaS
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle CX
4 4 (1.39%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 4 (1.39%) PaaS
5 3 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.04%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.13%) NAS
2 8 (2.78%) HTTP
3 4 (1.39%) SAN
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 64 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 63 (21.88%) MySQL
4 43 (14.93%) RDBMS
5 29 (10.07%) NoSQL
6 28 (9.72%) Big Data
7 27 (9.38%) Oracle Database
8 26 (9.03%) MongoDB
9 25 (8.68%) CouchDB
10 20 (6.94%) Hadoop
11 12 (4.17%) Data Mining
11 12 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (3.82%) Neo4j
13 8 (2.78%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (2.78%) GIS
14 6 (2.08%) FileMaker
14 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.74%) JasperReports
16 3 (1.04%) Apache Hive
16 3 (1.04%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 77 (26.74%) Maven
2 67 (23.26%) Ant
3 49 (17.01%) Gradle
4 19 (6.60%) JUnit
5 18 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 12 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.17%) Selenium
7 11 (3.82%) Hudson
8 8 (2.78%) ClearQuest
8 8 (2.78%) CruiseControl
8 8 (2.78%) FishEye
8 8 (2.78%) JIRA
8 8 (2.78%) SpecFlow
8 8 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.74%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.74%) Toad
10 4 (1.39%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.39%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.04%) Mockito
General
1 35 (12.15%) Automotive
2 13 (4.51%) Advertising
3 11 (3.82%) Finance
4 9 (3.13%) Banking
5 5 (1.74%) Marketing
5 5 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.04%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 231 (80.21%) Developer
2 191 (66.32%) Java Developer
3 74 (25.69%) Senior Developer
4 72 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (14.58%) Oracle Developer
6 41 (14.24%) Lead Developer
7 40 (13.89%) Programmer
8 32 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
9 30 (10.42%) Java Programmer
10 27 (9.38%) Software Developer
11 26 (9.03%) Agile Developer
11 26 (9.03%) Agile Java Developer
12 24 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
12 24 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 19 (6.60%) C# Developer
13 19 (6.60%) Java Software Developer
14 17 (5.90%) Java Engineer
14 17 (5.90%) Web Developer
15 15 (5.21%) Java Swing Developer
16 14 (4.86%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (40.97%) Spring
2 100 (34.72%) Java EE
3 89 (30.90%) Hibernate
4 88 (30.56%) HTML
5 86 (29.86%) J2EE
6 78 (27.08%) CSS
7 74 (25.69%) Spring MVC
8 63 (21.88%) JMS
9 62 (21.53%) Swing
10 51 (17.71%) Ajax
11 42 (14.58%) Web Services
12 40 (13.89%) Servlets
13 39 (13.54%) EJB
14 37 (12.85%) REST
15 36 (12.50%) .NET
16 34 (11.81%) JSP
17 33 (11.46%) SOAP
18 31 (10.76%) HTML5
19 24 (8.33%) jQuery
20 21 (7.29%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 104 (36.11%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (4.51%) Client/Server
4 9 (3.13%) iPad
5 8 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.43%) Contactless
6 7 (2.43%) EMV
6 7 (2.43%) Smartcard
7 5 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.04%) Fintech
9 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.32%) Linux
2 20 (6.94%) Unix
3 15 (5.21%) Android
3 15 (5.21%) Apple iOS
4 13 (4.51%) Windows
5 11 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.04%) CentOS
6 3 (1.04%) SUSE
6 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (35.42%) MVC
3 61 (21.18%) OO
4 45 (15.63%) TDD
5 37 (12.85%) E-Commerce
6 36 (12.50%) OOP
7 27 (9.38%) Unit Testing
8 25 (8.68%) Software Engineering
9 24 (8.33%) Web Development
10 23 (7.99%) Mentoring
11 18 (6.25%) Scrum
12 17 (5.90%) DevOps
12 17 (5.90%) Mathematics
13 14 (4.86%) SDLC
14 13 (4.51%) System Testing
15 12 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (3.82%) Logistics
16 11 (3.82%) SOA
16 11 (3.82%) UML
17 10 (3.47%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 96 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 88 (30.56%) SQL
3 65 (22.57%) PL/SQL
4 38 (13.19%) C#
5 25 (8.68%) T-SQL
6 21 (7.29%) PHP
7 18 (6.25%) C++
8 17 (5.90%) C
9 14 (4.86%) Perl
10 11 (3.82%) Apple Swift
11 9 (3.13%) Python
12 6 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.39%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.69%) R
16 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
16 1 (0.35%) Go
16 1 (0.35%) Ruby
16 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 118 (40.97%) Degree
2 45 (15.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (4.17%) Master's Degree
4 9 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 9 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.78%) ISEB
5 8 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) PhD
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) GSEC
7 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.51%) vSphere
3 11 (3.82%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.04%) HDFS
7 1 (0.35%) Docker
7 1 (0.35%) KVM
7 1 (0.35%) LXC
7 1 (0.35%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.04%) Nagios
1 3 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.04%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 104 (36.11%) Oracle
2 16 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.21%) VMware
4 14 (4.86%) NetApp
4 14 (4.86%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.78%) Atlassian
5 8 (2.78%) Google
6 5 (1.74%) Adobe
6 5 (1.74%) Pega
6 5 (1.74%) SAP
7 4 (1.39%) Tableau
8 3 (1.04%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.04%) Dynatrace
8 3 (1.04%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.04%) Software AG
8 3 (1.04%) Splunk
8 3 (1.04%) webMethods
9 2 (0.69%) F5
9 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
Chelmsford, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k Contributory Pension, Laptop, Life Insurance, 25 days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-45k Contributory pension Life Insurance and 25 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Reflex Computer Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 8 days ago
Basildon
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
Saffron Walden, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Movex Logistics Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago
Witham, Essex
Brightgen
Posted: 25 days ago