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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 34 33
Rank change year-on-year +26 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 164 88 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.25% 8.19% 6.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.16% 16.24% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 138 68 63
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 510 542 590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.55% 50.47% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 379 434 456
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +6 60 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Chelmsford +5 35 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Witham - 5 £45,000 -
Loughton +2 3 £42,500 +13.33%
Saffron Walden -4 3 £41,995 -11.59% 5
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £50,000 -
Brentwood +12 2 - - 1
Harlow - 2 £50,000 -
Braintree - 2 £47,500 -
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 140 (47.30%) Degree
2 135 (45.61%) Oracle
3 128 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (39.19%) Computer Science
5 113 (38.18%) JBoss
6 103 (34.80%) SQL
7 101 (34.12%) JavaScript
8 94 (31.76%) J2EE
8 94 (31.76%) Relational Database
9 92 (31.08%) HTML
9 92 (31.08%) CSS
10 91 (30.74%) Java EE
11 88 (29.73%) Spring
12 77 (26.01%) WebSphere
13 76 (25.68%) Hibernate
14 72 (24.32%) MVC
15 71 (23.99%) PL/SQL
16 70 (23.65%) OO
17 66 (22.30%) Maven
18 64 (21.62%) Web Services
19 63 (21.28%) SQL Server
19 63 (21.28%) JMS
19 63 (21.28%) RDBMS
20 61 (20.61%) Linux
20 61 (20.61%) Ajax
21 60 (20.27%) Swing
22 59 (19.93%) GlassFish
23 57 (19.26%) Ant
24 55 (18.58%) Spring MVC
25 53 (17.91%) MySQL

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
1 113 (38.18%) JBoss
2 77 (26.01%) WebSphere
3 59 (19.93%) GlassFish
4 52 (17.57%) WebLogic
5 49 (16.55%) Apache
6 44 (14.86%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.39%) Apache Pig
7 13 (4.39%) Apache Spark
8 11 (3.72%) IIS
8 11 (3.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (3.38%) IBM HTTP Server
9 10 (3.38%) SharePoint
10 9 (3.04%) Apache Geronimo
11 2 (0.68%) WordPress
12 1 (0.34%) Confluence
12 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (3.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.03%) MS Office
3 3 (1.01%) Weka
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Movex
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.03%) SaaS
3 5 (1.69%) Office 365
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle CX
3 5 (1.69%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.77%) HTTP
2 14 (4.73%) Firewall
2 14 (4.73%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.38%) Internet
4 5 (1.69%) SSL
5 4 (1.35%) LDAP
5 4 (1.35%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (1.01%) NAS
7 2 (0.68%) FTP
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (31.76%) Relational Database
2 63 (21.28%) RDBMS
2 63 (21.28%) SQL Server
3 53 (17.91%) MySQL
4 32 (10.81%) Big Data
4 32 (10.81%) Oracle Database
5 28 (9.46%) MongoDB
6 27 (9.12%) CouchDB
7 24 (8.11%) NoSQL
8 23 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (5.74%) Neo4j
10 14 (4.73%) Hadoop
11 11 (3.72%) Data Mining
11 11 (3.72%) Geospatial Data
11 11 (3.72%) GIS
12 8 (2.70%) JasperReports
13 7 (2.36%) FileMaker
14 3 (1.01%) Mahout
14 3 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.01%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 66 (22.30%) Maven
2 57 (19.26%) Ant
3 44 (14.86%) Gradle
4 23 (7.77%) Jenkins
5 21 (7.09%) JUnit
6 19 (6.42%) Git (software)
7 18 (6.08%) Selenium
8 14 (4.73%) Hudson
9 11 (3.72%) ClearQuest
9 11 (3.72%) CruiseControl
9 11 (3.72%) FishEye
9 11 (3.72%) JIRA
9 11 (3.72%) TeamCity
10 10 (3.38%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.36%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.03%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.69%) JMeter
13 5 (1.69%) Zephyr
14 4 (1.35%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (12.84%) Automotive
2 15 (5.07%) Advertising
3 12 (4.05%) Finance
4 7 (2.36%) Marketing
5 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 207 (69.93%) Developer
2 176 (59.46%) Java Developer
3 79 (26.69%) Senior Developer
3 79 (26.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 46 (15.54%) Oracle Developer
4 46 (15.54%) Programmer
5 41 (13.85%) Java Programmer
6 38 (12.84%) Lead Developer
7 36 (12.16%) J2EE Developer
7 36 (12.16%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 34 (11.49%) Agile Developer
8 34 (11.49%) Agile Java Developer
9 33 (11.15%) Java Engineer
10 32 (10.81%) Lead Java Developer
11 29 (9.80%) Software Developer
12 24 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
12 24 (8.11%) Senior Java Programmer
12 24 (8.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
12 24 (8.11%) Senior Programmer
12 24 (8.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (31.76%) J2EE
2 92 (31.08%) CSS
2 92 (31.08%) HTML
3 91 (30.74%) Java EE
4 88 (29.73%) Spring
5 76 (25.68%) Hibernate
6 64 (21.62%) Web Services
7 63 (21.28%) JMS
8 61 (20.61%) Ajax
9 60 (20.27%) Swing
10 55 (18.58%) Spring MVC
11 43 (14.53%) SOAP
12 39 (13.18%) .NET
13 37 (12.50%) REST
14 36 (12.16%) EJB
15 34 (11.49%) Servlets
16 30 (10.14%) JSP
17 26 (8.78%) JPA
18 22 (7.43%) HTML5
19 18 (6.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 116 (39.19%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.03%) Internet of Things
5 6 (2.03%) iPad
5 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.69%) DataPower
6 5 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.69%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.35%) Wiki
8 3 (1.01%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.34%) e-Health
10 1 (0.34%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.34%) LIMS
10 1 (0.34%) PKI
10 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.61%) Linux
2 36 (12.16%) Windows
3 14 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (4.39%) Android
4 13 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.69%) Unix
6 5 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.01%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.68%) CentOS
9 2 (0.68%) SUSE
10 1 (0.34%) Solaris
10 1 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (24.32%) MVC
3 70 (23.65%) OO
4 43 (14.53%) E-Commerce
5 42 (14.19%) TDD
6 40 (13.51%) OOP
7 36 (12.16%) Software Engineering
8 27 (9.12%) Unit Testing
9 26 (8.78%) Open Source
10 25 (8.45%) Scrum
11 23 (7.77%) Web Development
12 22 (7.43%) SOA
13 19 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (5.74%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.74%) DevOps
14 17 (5.74%) Mentoring
15 14 (4.73%) Test Strategy
16 13 (4.39%) SDLC
16 13 (4.39%) Service Delivery
17 12 (4.05%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 103 (34.80%) SQL
2 101 (34.12%) JavaScript
3 71 (23.99%) PL/SQL
4 32 (10.81%) T-SQL
5 27 (9.12%) PHP
6 18 (6.08%) C#
7 15 (5.07%) PowerShell
8 14 (4.73%) C
9 13 (4.39%) Perl
10 7 (2.36%) Python
11 6 (2.03%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.69%) C++
12 5 (1.69%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.68%) VBA
15 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.34%) Tcl
15 1 (0.34%) VB
15 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 140 (47.30%) Degree
2 13 (4.39%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.04%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.36%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) GSEC
7 1 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 15 (5.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.69%) Docker
4 5 (1.69%) vSphere
5 3 (1.01%) HDFS
5 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.34%) KVM
6 1 (0.34%) LXC
6 1 (0.34%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 1 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (1.69%) Nagios
1 5 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.35%) Opsview
2 4 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.34%) Mesos
Vendors
1 135 (45.61%) Oracle
2 15 (5.07%) Atlassian
3 10 (3.38%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.70%) Adobe
4 8 (2.70%) Google
5 7 (2.36%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.36%) VMware
6 6 (2.03%) NetApp
7 5 (1.69%) F5
8 4 (1.35%) IBM
8 4 (1.35%) Splunk
8 4 (1.35%) Tableau
9 3 (1.01%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.34%) Apple
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco
10 1 (0.34%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.34%) Pegasus
10 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.34%) Teradata
Essex
Pearson Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, 25 days holid
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, 25 days holid
Posted: Yesterday
Canvey Island, Essex
Intotec
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 13 days ago