Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 18 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 202 176 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.94% 11.27% 8.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.52% 20.58% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 184 152 124
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09% +39.24%
10th Percentile £21,250 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £77,125 £62,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +10.00%

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 734 855 984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 57.93% 54.77% 46.88%
Number of salaries quoted 610 718 790
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,175 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +7 55 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Colchester +7 41 £45,000 -14.29% 7
Southend-on-Sea -3 14 £20,000 - 7
Saffron Walden +6 9 £40,000 - 5
Witham - 8 £22,000 - 1
Basildon -18 6 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Brentwood +6 2 - -
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 108 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (40.10%) SQL
3 64 (31.68%) Degree
4 59 (29.21%) SQL Server
5 54 (26.73%) Computer Science
6 52 (25.74%) OO
7 50 (24.75%) C#
7 50 (24.75%) Spring
8 47 (23.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 42 (20.79%) JavaScript
9 42 (20.79%) MVC
10 40 (19.80%) JBoss
11 39 (19.31%) TDD
11 39 (19.31%) WebSphere
12 36 (17.82%) Java EE
13 35 (17.33%) CSS
14 34 (16.83%) .NET
15 33 (16.34%) HTML
15 33 (16.34%) Automotive
15 33 (16.34%) Relational Database
16 32 (15.84%) Software Engineering
17 29 (14.36%) Spring MVC
18 28 (13.86%) MySQL
19 27 (13.37%) Oracle
19 27 (13.37%) Visual Studio
19 27 (13.37%) Finance
20 25 (12.38%) PHP
21 24 (11.88%) RPG
21 24 (11.88%) AS400
21 24 (11.88%) iSeries

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 40 (19.80%) JBoss
2 39 (19.31%) WebSphere
3 15 (7.43%) Apache
4 12 (5.94%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.94%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.49%) Apache Geronimo
6 3 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.49%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.99%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.99%) Mule
7 2 (0.99%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.99%) WildFly
8 1 (0.50%) CMS
8 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.49%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.48%) Akamai
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.49%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.50%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) FTP
2 4 (1.98%) Firewall
2 4 (1.98%) HTTP
3 3 (1.49%) SMS
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (29.21%) SQL Server
2 33 (16.34%) Relational Database
3 28 (13.86%) MySQL
4 14 (6.93%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.44%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.96%) Big Data
7 7 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.48%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.98%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.49%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.49%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.49%) Mahout
10 3 (1.49%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.49%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.49%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (13.37%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.92%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.45%) JUnit
3 11 (5.45%) MSTest
3 11 (5.45%) NUnit
3 11 (5.45%) SpecFlow
3 11 (5.45%) Subversion
3 11 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (5.45%) WatiN
4 10 (4.95%) Maven
5 9 (4.46%) Ant
6 6 (2.97%) Gradle
7 3 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.49%) JIRA
7 3 (1.49%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (1.49%) JProfiler
7 3 (1.49%) QF-Test
7 3 (1.49%) Selenium
7 3 (1.49%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (16.34%) Automotive
2 27 (13.37%) Finance
3 8 (3.96%) Games
4 6 (2.97%) Marketing
5 4 (1.98%) Publishing
5 4 (1.98%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) Advertising
6 2 (0.99%) Back Office
6 2 (0.99%) Electronics
6 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.50%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (74.26%) Developer
2 76 (37.62%) Java Developer
3 41 (20.30%) SQL Developer
4 39 (19.31%) Junior
5 38 (18.81%) Junior Developer
6 37 (18.32%) Graduate
6 37 (18.32%) Graduate Developer
7 24 (11.88%) Graduate Java Developer
8 23 (11.39%) Lead Developer
8 23 (11.39%) Senior Developer
9 22 (10.89%) AS400 Developer
9 22 (10.89%) RPG Developer
10 21 (10.40%) Junior Java Developer
11 20 (9.90%) Lead Java Developer
12 17 (8.42%) Analyst
12 17 (8.42%) Java Engineer
13 16 (7.92%) Junior SQL Developer
14 14 (6.93%) Senior Java Developer
14 14 (6.93%) Software Developer
14 14 (6.93%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.75%) Spring
2 36 (17.82%) Java EE
3 35 (17.33%) CSS
4 34 (16.83%) .NET
5 33 (16.34%) HTML
6 29 (14.36%) Spring MVC
7 20 (9.90%) Swing
7 20 (9.90%) Web Services
8 18 (8.91%) Hibernate
9 17 (8.42%) Ajax
10 16 (7.92%) AngularJS
10 16 (7.92%) ASP.NET
11 15 (7.43%) JSP
11 15 (7.43%) Struts
12 14 (6.93%) JPA
13 13 (6.44%) jQuery
13 13 (6.44%) SOAP
14 12 (5.94%) J2EE
15 11 (5.45%) Gherkin
16 10 (4.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (26.73%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.88%) AS400
2 24 (11.88%) iSeries
3 6 (2.97%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.98%) Fintech
5 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.99%) Online Gambling
5 2 (0.99%) Social Gaming
5 2 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.50%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.50%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.50%) DataPower
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) Life Science
6 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.41%) Linux
2 4 (1.98%) Windows
3 2 (0.99%) Android
3 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.99%) Unix
4 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Solaris
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (25.74%) OO
3 42 (20.79%) MVC
4 39 (19.31%) TDD
5 32 (15.84%) Software Engineering
6 18 (8.91%) OOP
7 15 (7.43%) BDD
7 15 (7.43%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.43%) SDLC
8 14 (6.93%) Test Automation
9 13 (6.44%) Web Development
10 12 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (5.94%) Test Scripting
10 12 (5.94%) Unit Testing
10 12 (5.94%) Waterfall
11 11 (5.45%) Acceptance Criteria
11 11 (5.45%) Microservices
11 11 (5.45%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (5.45%) Time Management
11 11 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.10%) SQL
2 50 (24.75%) C#
3 42 (20.79%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.38%) PHP
5 24 (11.88%) RPG
6 22 (10.89%) Python
7 20 (9.90%) C++
8 16 (7.92%) Java 8
9 11 (5.45%) VB
10 9 (4.46%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.47%) ABAP
12 6 (2.97%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.48%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.98%) Go
14 4 (1.98%) Perl
14 4 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.98%) VBA
15 3 (1.49%) Groovy
16 2 (0.99%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (31.68%) Degree
2 47 (23.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.45%) ISEB
3 11 (5.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.50%) PhD
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.92%) Docker
2 3 (1.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) Graphite
1 3 (1.49%) Graylog
1 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (13.37%) Oracle
2 11 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.46%) SAP
4 4 (1.98%) Blue Prism
4 4 (1.98%) UiPath
5 3 (1.49%) Alteryx
5 3 (1.49%) New Relic
5 3 (1.49%) PureLoad
5 3 (1.49%) Tableau
6 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.99%) WSO2
7 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
7 1 (0.50%) Talend
7 1 (0.50%) Xamarin