Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 13 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 206 185 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.22% 13.36% 10.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.43% 22.67% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 178 155 153
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.44%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £65,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

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 677 816 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.61% 58.92% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 536 695 740
Essex median annual salary £41,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,875 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -2 55 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Colchester +5 35 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Southend-on-Sea -2 12 £22,500 +12.50% 4
Basildon -21 9 £36,250 -39.58%
Witham +6 7 £22,000 -10.20%
Saffron Walden +1 3 £40,000 - 6
Brentwood +3 2 - - 1
Epping - 1 £35,000 -
Harlow - 1 £70,000 - 2
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 129 (62.62%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (37.38%) SQL
3 62 (30.10%) Degree
4 60 (29.13%) SQL Server
5 57 (27.67%) Spring
6 56 (27.18%) Computer Science
7 53 (25.73%) WebSphere
8 49 (23.79%) C#
9 47 (22.82%) OO
9 47 (22.82%) Computer Science Degree
10 44 (21.36%) MVC
10 44 (21.36%) TDD
11 42 (20.39%) .NET
12 39 (18.93%) JBoss
13 38 (18.45%) Automotive
14 37 (17.96%) CSS
15 35 (16.99%) Software Engineering
15 35 (16.99%) Spring MVC
15 35 (16.99%) HTML
16 32 (15.53%) Visual Studio
17 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
18 29 (14.08%) RPG
18 29 (14.08%) AS400
18 29 (14.08%) Finance
18 29 (14.08%) Java EE
18 29 (14.08%) iSeries
19 27 (13.11%) Oracle
20 26 (12.62%) Linux
20 26 (12.62%) Relational Database
21 25 (12.14%) Test Automation

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 53 (25.73%) WebSphere
2 39 (18.93%) JBoss
3 19 (9.22%) Apache
4 14 (6.80%) Tomcat
5 11 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (4.85%) Apache Geronimo
6 10 (4.85%) Apache Spark
6 10 (4.85%) GlassFish
7 8 (3.88%) WildFly
8 7 (3.40%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.97%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.97%) IIS
10 2 (0.97%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.49%) Mule
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (4.85%) Weka
2 8 (3.88%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.43%) Akamai
2 5 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.94%) Oracle CX
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) GitHub
4 1 (0.49%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) FTP
2 2 (0.97%) HTTP
2 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (29.13%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.62%) Relational Database
3 23 (11.17%) MySQL
4 16 (7.77%) RDBMS
5 13 (6.31%) Big Data
6 11 (5.34%) Hadoop
6 11 (5.34%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (4.85%) Apache Hive
7 10 (4.85%) CouchDB
7 10 (4.85%) Mahout
7 10 (4.85%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.85%) Neo4j
7 10 (4.85%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.85%) Sqoop
8 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.97%) DB2
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (15.53%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.77%) Maven
3 15 (7.28%) MSTest
3 15 (7.28%) NUnit
3 15 (7.28%) SpecFlow
3 15 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (7.28%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (7.28%) WatiN
4 14 (6.80%) Ant
5 13 (6.31%) Git (software)
6 11 (5.34%) Gradle
7 8 (3.88%) JUnit
7 8 (3.88%) Subversion
8 5 (2.43%) Robot Framework
9 3 (1.46%) JIRA
10 2 (0.97%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.97%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.97%) JMeter
10 2 (0.97%) Selenium
10 2 (0.97%) SoapUI
General
1 38 (18.45%) Automotive
2 29 (14.08%) Finance
3 4 (1.94%) Games
3 4 (1.94%) Publishing
3 4 (1.94%) Retail
4 2 (0.97%) Advertising
4 2 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.49%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Electronics
5 1 (0.49%) Law
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (72.82%) Developer
2 81 (39.32%) Java Developer
3 37 (17.96%) SQL Developer
4 34 (16.50%) Graduate
4 34 (16.50%) Graduate Developer
5 33 (16.02%) Junior
6 32 (15.53%) Junior Developer
7 27 (13.11%) AS400 Developer
7 27 (13.11%) RPG Developer
8 24 (11.65%) Java Engineer
9 22 (10.68%) Lead Developer
10 21 (10.19%) Analyst
10 21 (10.19%) Graduate Java Developer
10 21 (10.19%) Junior Java Developer
10 21 (10.19%) Lead Java Developer
10 21 (10.19%) Software Engineer
11 19 (9.22%) Java Software Engineer
12 17 (8.25%) Tester
13 16 (7.77%) Automation Tester
13 16 (7.77%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (27.67%) Spring
2 42 (20.39%) .NET
3 37 (17.96%) CSS
4 35 (16.99%) HTML
4 35 (16.99%) Spring MVC
5 29 (14.08%) Java EE
6 24 (11.65%) Web Services
7 20 (9.71%) Swing
8 19 (9.22%) AngularJS
8 19 (9.22%) Hibernate
9 17 (8.25%) Ajax
9 17 (8.25%) ASP.NET
10 16 (7.77%) JPA
10 16 (7.77%) REST
11 15 (7.28%) Gherkin
11 15 (7.28%) JSP
11 15 (7.28%) SOAP
12 14 (6.80%) EJB
13 13 (6.31%) JMS
14 11 (5.34%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.08%) AS400
1 29 (14.08%) iSeries
2 4 (1.94%) Fintech
3 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.49%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.49%) Life Science
5 1 (0.49%) Online Gambling
5 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.49%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.62%) Linux
2 5 (2.43%) Windows
3 2 (0.97%) Android
3 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Unix
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (62.62%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (27.18%) Computer Science
3 47 (22.82%) OO
4 44 (21.36%) MVC
4 44 (21.36%) TDD
5 35 (16.99%) Software Engineering
6 25 (12.14%) Test Automation
7 19 (9.22%) BDD
8 18 (8.74%) DevOps
8 18 (8.74%) SDLC
9 16 (7.77%) Software Delivery
9 16 (7.77%) Time Management
9 16 (7.77%) Waterfall
10 15 (7.28%) Acceptance Criteria
10 15 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (7.28%) Non-Functional Testing
10 15 (7.28%) Regression Testing
10 15 (7.28%) Test Scripting
10 15 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (6.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 77 (37.38%) SQL
2 49 (23.79%) C#
3 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.08%) RPG
5 24 (11.65%) PHP
6 21 (10.19%) Python
7 17 (8.25%) C++
8 15 (7.28%) VB
9 11 (5.34%) Java 8
10 10 (4.85%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.85%) T-SQL
11 9 (4.37%) VB.NET
12 8 (3.88%) VBA
13 6 (2.91%) ABAP
14 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.46%) Ruby
15 2 (0.97%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.49%) C
16 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (30.10%) Degree
2 47 (22.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (7.28%) ISEB
3 15 (7.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.49%) PhD
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.94%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) QA
System Software
1 16 (7.77%) Docker
2 10 (4.85%) HDFS
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.88%) Kibana
1 8 (3.88%) logstash
2 5 (2.43%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.97%) SCOM
3 2 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 27 (13.11%) Oracle
2 19 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.85%) Alteryx
3 10 (4.85%) Tableau
4 8 (3.88%) Blue Prism
4 8 (3.88%) IBM
4 8 (3.88%) UiPath
5 7 (3.40%) SAP
6 5 (2.43%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.97%) PureLoad
7 2 (0.97%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.97%) VMware
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe
8 1 (0.49%) Google
8 1 (0.49%) Remedy
8 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.49%) Talend
8 1 (0.49%) WSO2
8 1 (0.49%) Xamarin