Period
to 19 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 30
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 187 287 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.96% 14.64% 7.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.59% 27.60% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 148 263 126
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +24.22%
10th Percentile £17,500 £30,250 £30,813
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 866 1,040 1,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 60.01% 53.06% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 752 832 851
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,025 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

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 June 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 June 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 0 47 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Colchester -11 44 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Southend-on-Sea 0 26 £20,000 -54.29% 3
Saffron Walden +11 8 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Loughton -1 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Brentwood +18 5 £52,500 -
Basildon - 3 £62,500 - 3
Witham -2 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 75 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (36.90%) SQL
3 68 (36.36%) Spring
4 66 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 57 (30.48%) Degree
6 52 (27.81%) MVC
7 51 (27.27%) Java EE
8 49 (26.20%) SQL Server
8 49 (26.20%) JBoss
9 48 (25.67%) Computer Science
10 44 (23.53%) C#
11 43 (22.99%) HTML
12 41 (21.93%) CSS
12 41 (21.93%) Linux
13 40 (21.39%) Relational Database
14 39 (20.86%) MySQL
15 38 (20.32%) Oracle
16 37 (19.79%) Spring MVC
17 34 (18.18%) OO
17 34 (18.18%) Hibernate
18 33 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
19 29 (15.51%) WebSphere
20 28 (14.97%) OOP
20 28 (14.97%) Struts
21 27 (14.44%) Web Development
22 26 (13.90%) TDD
22 26 (13.90%) JSP
23 25 (13.37%) Python
23 25 (13.37%) E-Commerce
23 25 (13.37%) Maven

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 49 (26.20%) JBoss
2 29 (15.51%) WebSphere
3 21 (11.23%) Tomcat
4 17 (9.09%) WebLogic
5 12 (6.42%) Apache
6 9 (4.81%) GlassFish
7 4 (2.14%) Apache Geronimo
7 4 (2.14%) Apache Pig
7 4 (2.14%) Apache Spark
7 4 (2.14%) Mule
7 4 (2.14%) Oracle Service Bus
7 4 (2.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.07%) WildFly
10 1 (0.53%) CMS
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Weka
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Movex
2 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) GitHub
3 1 (0.53%) npm
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) Slack
3 1 (0.53%) Veeva
3 1 (0.53%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.21%) FTP
2 5 (2.67%) Firewall
3 4 (2.14%) HTTP
4 2 (1.07%) SMS
4 2 (1.07%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) Intranet
5 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (26.20%) SQL Server
2 40 (21.39%) Relational Database
3 39 (20.86%) MySQL
4 23 (12.30%) Oracle Database
5 18 (9.63%) RDBMS
6 13 (6.95%) NoSQL
6 13 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (4.28%) Data Mining
7 8 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (4.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.21%) Big Data
9 5 (2.67%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.14%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.14%) CouchDB
10 4 (2.14%) Mahout
10 4 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 4 (2.14%) Neo4j
10 4 (2.14%) Sqoop
11 3 (1.60%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (13.37%) Maven
2 22 (11.76%) Ant
3 17 (9.09%) Gradle
4 16 (8.56%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.95%) JUnit
6 10 (5.35%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.35%) Selenium
7 8 (4.28%) JIRA
8 6 (3.21%) Subversion
9 5 (2.67%) FitNesse
9 5 (2.67%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.67%) JMeter
9 5 (2.67%) JProfiler
9 5 (2.67%) QF-Test
9 5 (2.67%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.60%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.60%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (1.07%) GitLab
12 1 (0.53%) gulp
12 1 (0.53%) TestRail
General
1 24 (12.83%) Automotive
2 12 (6.42%) Advertising
3 10 (5.35%) Finance
4 7 (3.74%) Marketing
5 5 (2.67%) Games
6 4 (2.14%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.14%) Electronics
6 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.07%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 134 (71.66%) Developer
2 85 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 34 (18.18%) Junior
4 31 (16.58%) Junior Developer
5 25 (13.37%) Senior Developer
6 22 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 21 (11.23%) Lead Developer
8 19 (10.16%) Junior SQL Developer
9 18 (9.63%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
11 16 (8.56%) Graduate
11 16 (8.56%) Graduate Developer
11 16 (8.56%) Graduate Java Developer
12 13 (6.95%) DBA
12 13 (6.95%) Junior DBA
12 13 (6.95%) Junior Java Developer
12 13 (6.95%) Junior SQL DBA
12 13 (6.95%) Software Developer
12 13 (6.95%) SQL DBA
12 13 (6.95%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (36.36%) Spring
2 51 (27.27%) Java EE
3 43 (22.99%) HTML
4 41 (21.93%) CSS
5 37 (19.79%) Spring MVC
6 34 (18.18%) Hibernate
7 28 (14.97%) Struts
8 26 (13.90%) JSP
9 24 (12.83%) Swing
10 22 (11.76%) JPA
10 22 (11.76%) Web Services
11 21 (11.23%) J2EE
12 19 (10.16%) jQuery
13 18 (9.63%) .NET
13 18 (9.63%) Ajax
14 17 (9.09%) JMS
14 17 (9.09%) SOAP
15 15 (8.02%) Servlets
16 14 (7.49%) EJB
16 14 (7.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.21%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.14%) Fintech
3 4 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.14%) User Experience
4 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.07%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.07%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.07%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.53%) AS400
6 1 (0.53%) DataPower
6 1 (0.53%) iSeries
6 1 (0.53%) Life Science
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.53%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.93%) Linux
2 18 (9.63%) Windows
3 7 (3.74%) Unix
4 6 (3.21%) Android
4 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.81%) MVC
3 34 (18.18%) OO
4 28 (14.97%) OOP
5 27 (14.44%) Web Development
6 26 (13.90%) TDD
7 25 (13.37%) E-Commerce
8 24 (12.83%) Open Source
9 20 (10.70%) Analytics
10 19 (10.16%) Software Engineering
11 17 (9.09%) SDLC
12 15 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (7.49%) Data Science
13 14 (7.49%) Deep Learning
13 14 (7.49%) Machine Learning
14 13 (6.95%) Microservices
15 12 (6.42%) Computational Linguistics
15 12 (6.42%) Data Analytics
16 11 (5.88%) Computer Vision
16 11 (5.88%) Sentiment Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.90%) SQL
2 66 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 44 (23.53%) C#
4 25 (13.37%) Python
5 20 (10.70%) PL/SQL
6 17 (9.09%) C
7 16 (8.56%) C++
8 15 (8.02%) MATLAB
9 14 (7.49%) PHP
9 14 (7.49%) R
10 13 (6.95%) Java 8
11 9 (4.81%) T-SQL
12 7 (3.74%) Perl
13 6 (3.21%) Apple Swift
13 6 (3.21%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.21%) Groovy
14 4 (2.14%) Go
14 4 (2.14%) XPath
15 2 (1.07%) ABAP
16 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (30.48%) Degree
2 33 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
4 12 (6.42%) PhD
5 9 (4.81%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.21%) Master's Degree
7 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) ISEB
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.95%) Docker
2 4 (2.14%) HDFS
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.14%) Ansible
2 4 (2.14%) Graphite
2 4 (2.14%) Graylog
2 4 (2.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.07%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.53%) Consul
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
4 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (20.32%) Oracle
2 6 (3.21%) SAP
3 5 (2.67%) PureLoad
4 4 (2.14%) Alteryx
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.14%) New Relic
4 4 (2.14%) Tableau
4 4 (2.14%) WSO2
5 2 (1.07%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.07%) webMethods
6 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.53%) BEA
6 1 (0.53%) Google
6 1 (0.53%) Informatica
6 1 (0.53%) NetApp
6 1 (0.53%) Pega
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.53%) VMware
6 1 (0.53%) Xamarin