Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 19 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 173 206 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 12.30% 9.61% 11.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.01% 20.54% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 148 145 234
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £32,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £48,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.02% +8.89% -

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 786 1003 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 55.90% 46.78% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 666 774 1013
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,712 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +20 57 £50,000 +52.67% 2
Colchester -13 20 £52,500 -16.00%
Basildon +13 15 £60,000 +26.32%
Witham - 14 £24,500 -
Southend-on-Sea +21 13 £20,000 -65.33% 3
Brentwood +28 8 - -
Loughton - 8 £50,000 - 2
Saffron Walden -3 6 £40,000 -
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 92 (53.18%) Spring
2 84 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (40.46%) SQL
4 69 (39.88%) JavaScript
5 63 (36.42%) MVC
6 61 (35.26%) HTML
7 51 (29.48%) Java EE
8 50 (28.90%) Spring MVC
9 49 (28.32%) JBoss
10 45 (26.01%) CSS
11 42 (24.28%) C#
12 40 (23.12%) TDD
13 37 (21.39%) Hibernate
14 35 (20.23%) Automotive
14 35 (20.23%) J2EE
15 34 (19.65%) Struts
15 34 (19.65%) JPA
15 34 (19.65%) HTML5
16 33 (19.08%) Web Development
16 33 (19.08%) PHP
17 32 (18.50%) Degree
18 30 (17.34%) AngularJS
18 30 (17.34%) SDLC
19 29 (16.76%) Advertising
20 28 (16.18%) SQL Server
21 27 (15.61%) Finance
21 27 (15.61%) Computer Science
22 25 (14.45%) Oracle
22 25 (14.45%) Linux
23 24 (13.87%) EJB

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 (28.32%) JBoss
2 13 (7.51%) WebLogic
3 11 (6.36%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.78%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.20%) WildFly
6 7 (4.05%) GlassFish
7 6 (3.47%) IIS
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (7.51%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (5.20%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (4.62%) Movex
4 3 (1.73%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.05%) Office 365
3 3 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.73%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.58%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.47%) NAS
2 3 (1.73%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) DHCP
3 1 (0.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) VPN
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.67%) MySQL
2 15 (8.67%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.31%) Hadoop
4 4 (2.31%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.31%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.73%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.73%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.16%) Big Data
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.67%) Maven
3 11 (6.36%) Ant
3 11 (6.36%) Gradle
4 6 (3.47%) Subversion
5 5 (2.89%) JUnit
6 4 (2.31%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.73%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.73%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.73%) jMock
7 3 (1.73%) Mockito
8 2 (1.16%) git-flow
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.58%) JIRA
9 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.58%) Selenium
9 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (20.23%) Automotive
2 29 (16.76%) Advertising
3 27 (15.61%) Finance
4 13 (7.51%) Banking
5 10 (5.78%) Manufacturing
6 9 (5.20%) Retail
7 4 (2.31%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 147 (84.97%) Developer
2 109 (63.01%) Java Developer
3 44 (25.43%) Senior Developer
3 44 (25.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 23 (13.29%) Agile Developer
4 23 (13.29%) Agile Java Developer
5 19 (10.98%) Junior
5 19 (10.98%) Junior Developer
6 17 (9.83%) C# Developer
6 17 (9.83%) Web Developer
7 15 (8.67%) Java Software Developer
7 15 (8.67%) Software Developer
8 14 (8.09%) Programmer
9 12 (6.94%) Junior Web Developer
9 12 (6.94%) Senior Agile Developer
9 12 (6.94%) Senior Agile Java Developer
10 9 (5.20%) C# Web Developer
10 9 (5.20%) Lead Developer
11 8 (4.62%) C++ Developer
11 8 (4.62%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (53.18%) Spring
2 61 (35.26%) HTML
3 51 (29.48%) Java EE
4 50 (28.90%) Spring MVC
5 45 (26.01%) CSS
6 37 (21.39%) Hibernate
7 35 (20.23%) J2EE
8 34 (19.65%) HTML5
8 34 (19.65%) JPA
8 34 (19.65%) Struts
9 30 (17.34%) AngularJS
10 24 (13.87%) EJB
11 19 (10.98%) Java SE
12 18 (10.40%) .NET
13 17 (9.83%) jQuery
13 17 (9.83%) Swing
14 13 (7.51%) jBPM
14 13 (7.51%) LESS
14 13 (7.51%) Sass
14 13 (7.51%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.61%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (5.20%) Life Science
4 8 (4.62%) Contactless
4 8 (4.62%) EMV
4 8 (4.62%) Smartcard
5 7 (4.05%) User Experience
6 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.31%) Fintech
6 4 (2.31%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.73%) CMDB
8 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.45%) Linux
2 8 (4.62%) Android
2 8 (4.62%) Apple iOS
2 8 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (3.47%) Unix
4 4 (2.31%) Windows
4 4 (2.31%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.55%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (36.42%) MVC
3 40 (23.12%) TDD
4 33 (19.08%) Web Development
5 30 (17.34%) SDLC
6 19 (10.98%) Unit Testing
7 17 (9.83%) Logistics
8 16 (9.25%) Mentoring
9 15 (8.67%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.94%) DevOps
10 12 (6.94%) Validation
11 11 (6.36%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.78%) Front End Development
13 9 (5.20%) Information Management
13 9 (5.20%) PLM
13 9 (5.20%) Time Management
14 8 (4.62%) Personalization
15 7 (4.05%) OO
15 7 (4.05%) Web Design
16 6 (3.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 70 (40.46%) SQL
2 69 (39.88%) JavaScript
3 42 (24.28%) C#
4 33 (19.08%) PHP
5 14 (8.09%) C
5 14 (8.09%) C++
6 10 (5.78%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.62%) Apple Swift
8 7 (4.05%) Perl
8 7 (4.05%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.05%) Python
9 4 (2.31%) VBA
10 2 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (18.50%) Degree
2 12 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.89%) ISEB
3 5 (2.89%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (0.58%) MCSA
4 1 (0.58%) MCSE
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (4.05%) vSphere
2 6 (3.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (2.31%) Nagios
1 4 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.31%) Puppet
2 3 (1.73%) Ansible
3 1 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 25 (14.45%) Oracle
2 9 (5.20%) Cognizant
2 9 (5.20%) JD Edwards
2 9 (5.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.20%) PeopleSoft
3 7 (4.05%) NetApp
3 7 (4.05%) Red Hat
3 7 (4.05%) VMware
4 6 (3.47%) Splunk
5 4 (2.31%) Citrix
5 4 (2.31%) HP
6 3 (1.73%) Dynatrace
6 3 (1.73%) Google
6 3 (1.73%) MKS
6 3 (1.73%) Software AG
6 3 (1.73%) webMethods
7 2 (1.16%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.58%) F5
8 1 (0.58%) Hortonworks