Period
to 19 August 2018

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 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 14 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 192 260 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.15% 14.22% 8.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.52% 24.76% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 164 234 128
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £21,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £63,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 783 1,050 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.70% 57.41% 48.43%
Number of salaries quoted 671 863 835
Essex median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +3 53 £48,750 -2.50% 4
Colchester 0 45 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Southend-on-Sea +2 24 £20,000 -61.50% 5
Saffron Walden +11 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Witham +5 5 £22,000 -53.68%
Brentwood +13 2 - - 2
Loughton -5 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Basildon -20 1 £62,500 +4.17% 1
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Java.

1 90 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (40.63%) SQL
3 62 (32.29%) Degree
4 58 (30.21%) Spring
5 53 (27.60%) JavaScript
6 51 (26.56%) Computer Science
7 49 (25.52%) SQL Server
8 48 (25.00%) MVC
9 45 (23.44%) OO
9 45 (23.44%) JBoss
10 43 (22.40%) Java EE
10 43 (22.40%) Computer Science Degree
11 41 (21.35%) C#
12 39 (20.31%) WebSphere
13 38 (19.79%) Relational Database
14 37 (19.27%) CSS
15 36 (18.75%) TDD
16 35 (18.23%) HTML
17 34 (17.71%) MySQL
17 34 (17.71%) Oracle
17 34 (17.71%) Spring MVC
18 26 (13.54%) Linux
19 25 (13.02%) Swing
19 25 (13.02%) Automotive
20 24 (12.50%) Python
20 24 (12.50%) OOP
21 23 (11.98%) Software Engineering
22 22 (11.46%) Web Services
22 22 (11.46%) Hibernate
23 21 (10.94%) E-Commerce

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 45 (23.44%) JBoss
2 39 (20.31%) WebSphere
3 18 (9.38%) WebLogic
4 15 (7.81%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.73%) Apache
6 5 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.56%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.56%) Mule
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Geronimo
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.04%) WildFly
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Weka
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.52%) GitHub
5 1 (0.52%) npm
5 1 (0.52%) Veeva
5 1 (0.52%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.17%) FTP
2 4 (2.08%) Firewall
2 4 (2.08%) HTTP
3 3 (1.56%) SMS
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (25.52%) SQL Server
2 38 (19.79%) Relational Database
3 34 (17.71%) MySQL
4 19 (9.90%) Oracle Database
5 17 (8.85%) RDBMS
6 10 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 10 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.17%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.65%) Big Data
9 6 (3.13%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.56%) OLAP
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (1.04%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.04%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.38%) Maven
3 16 (8.33%) Ant
4 13 (6.77%) JUnit
4 13 (6.77%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.73%) Gradle
5 11 (5.73%) Subversion
6 9 (4.69%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.69%) Selenium
7 7 (3.65%) JIRA
8 5 (2.60%) FitNesse
8 5 (2.60%) JMeter
8 5 (2.60%) JProfiler
8 5 (2.60%) MSTest
8 5 (2.60%) NUnit
8 5 (2.60%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.60%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.60%) WatiN
General
1 25 (13.02%) Automotive
2 14 (7.29%) Finance
3 8 (4.17%) Games
4 7 (3.65%) Marketing
5 4 (2.08%) Advertising
6 3 (1.56%) Electronics
6 3 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) Back Office
7 2 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 142 (73.96%) Developer
2 82 (42.71%) Java Developer
3 38 (19.79%) Junior
4 35 (18.23%) Junior Developer
4 35 (18.23%) SQL Developer
5 28 (14.58%) Graduate
5 28 (14.58%) Graduate Developer
6 27 (14.06%) Lead Developer
7 23 (11.98%) Lead Java Developer
8 22 (11.46%) Graduate Java Developer
9 19 (9.90%) Junior Java Developer
9 19 (9.90%) Senior Developer
10 18 (9.38%) Junior SQL Developer
10 18 (9.38%) Software Developer
11 14 (7.29%) AS400 Developer
11 14 (7.29%) RPG Developer
12 13 (6.77%) Analyst
12 13 (6.77%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (5.73%) Tester
14 10 (5.21%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (30.21%) Spring
2 43 (22.40%) Java EE
3 37 (19.27%) CSS
4 35 (18.23%) HTML
5 34 (17.71%) Spring MVC
6 25 (13.02%) Swing
7 22 (11.46%) Hibernate
7 22 (11.46%) Web Services
8 20 (10.42%) .NET
8 20 (10.42%) Ajax
9 18 (9.38%) JSP
10 17 (8.85%) Struts
11 16 (8.33%) J2EE
11 16 (8.33%) jQuery
12 15 (7.81%) JPA
13 14 (7.29%) SOAP
14 13 (6.77%) AngularJS
15 11 (5.73%) XML
16 10 (5.21%) EJB
16 10 (5.21%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.81%) AS400
2 15 (7.81%) iSeries
3 8 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.17%) Fintech
4 4 (2.08%) User Experience
5 3 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.04%) Online Gambling
6 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.04%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.52%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.52%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.52%) DataPower
7 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) Life Science
7 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.54%) Linux
2 10 (5.21%) Windows
3 5 (2.60%) Unix
4 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.00%) MVC
3 45 (23.44%) OO
4 36 (18.75%) TDD
5 24 (12.50%) OOP
6 23 (11.98%) Software Engineering
7 21 (10.94%) E-Commerce
8 17 (8.85%) Web Development
9 15 (7.81%) Microservices
9 15 (7.81%) Test Automation
10 14 (7.29%) Analytics
10 14 (7.29%) Open Source
11 12 (6.25%) SDLC
11 12 (6.25%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.73%) Pair Programming
13 10 (5.21%) DevOps
14 9 (4.69%) BDD
14 9 (4.69%) Data Analytics
15 8 (4.17%) Data Extraction
15 8 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 78 (40.63%) SQL
2 53 (27.60%) JavaScript
3 41 (21.35%) C#
4 24 (12.50%) Python
5 18 (9.38%) PHP
6 17 (8.85%) Java 8
7 16 (8.33%) C++
8 15 (7.81%) RPG
9 14 (7.29%) PL/SQL
10 10 (5.21%) C
11 8 (4.17%) MATLAB
12 7 (3.65%) R
12 7 (3.65%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.13%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.13%) Groovy
14 5 (2.60%) Perl
14 5 (2.60%) VB
15 4 (2.08%) Go
16 3 (1.56%) Ruby
17 2 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (32.29%) Degree
2 43 (22.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.13%) ISEB
4 6 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.60%) PhD
6 3 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.21%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.81%) Docker
2 2 (1.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.08%) Ansible
1 4 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.56%) Graphite
2 3 (1.56%) Graylog
2 3 (1.56%) Puppet
3 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.52%) Consul
4 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (17.71%) Oracle
2 6 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.60%) PureLoad
4 4 (2.08%) SAP
5 3 (1.56%) New Relic
5 3 (1.56%) WSO2
6 2 (1.04%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.04%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.04%) Tableau
7 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.52%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) Talend
7 1 (0.52%) webMethods
7 1 (0.52%) Xamarin