Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +18
Permanent jobs citing Java 76 194 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.28% 13.24% 15.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.52% 21.48% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 67 152 262
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £21,000 £17,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,750 £75,875 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 460 903 1,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.17% 61.64% 52.83%
Number of salaries quoted 377 781 808
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,000 £28,374
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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
Colchester +3 18 £72,500 +38.10% 1
Chelmsford -11 15 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Southend-on-Sea -7 7 £22,500 +12.50% 4
Basildon +11 5 £40,250 -35.60%
Witham +1 4 £22,000 -12.00%
Epping - 2 £43,750 -
Grays - 2 - -
Harlow - 2 £70,000 - 3
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Spring
3 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
4 25 (32.89%) SQL
5 24 (31.58%) JBoss
6 22 (28.95%) Maven
7 20 (26.32%) C#
7 20 (26.32%) Ant
8 19 (25.00%) Linux
8 19 (25.00%) MVC
8 19 (25.00%) Spring MVC
9 18 (23.68%) WebSphere
9 18 (23.68%) JMS
9 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
10 17 (22.37%) Oracle
11 16 (21.05%) Hibernate
11 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
11 16 (21.05%) Relational Database
12 15 (19.74%) Gradle
12 15 (19.74%) Java EE
12 15 (19.74%) Degree
12 15 (19.74%) CSS
12 15 (19.74%) Web Services
13 14 (18.42%) SOAP
13 14 (18.42%) Apache
13 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
14 13 (17.11%) Swing
14 13 (17.11%) HTML
14 13 (17.11%) Automotive
15 12 (15.79%) .NET

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 24 (31.58%) JBoss
2 18 (23.68%) WebSphere
3 14 (18.42%) Apache
4 12 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 10 (13.16%) Apache Spark
6 9 (11.84%) Apache Geronimo
6 9 (11.84%) GlassFish
7 8 (10.53%) WebLogic
8 6 (7.89%) Apache Pig
9 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (2.63%) WildFly
10 1 (1.32%) IIS
10 1 (1.32%) Jetty
10 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Weka
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.32%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.79%) RDBMS
4 11 (14.47%) MySQL
5 9 (11.84%) Hadoop
5 9 (11.84%) MongoDB
5 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
5 9 (11.84%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (10.53%) Apache Hive
6 8 (10.53%) Big Data
6 8 (10.53%) CouchDB
6 8 (10.53%) Mahout
6 8 (10.53%) Neo4j
6 8 (10.53%) Sqoop
7 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.95%) JasperReports
9 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.32%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 22 (28.95%) Maven
2 20 (26.32%) Ant
3 15 (19.74%) Gradle
4 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (9.21%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.21%) JMeter
5 7 (9.21%) Selenium
5 7 (9.21%) SoapUI
5 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
5 7 (9.21%) WebDriver
6 6 (7.89%) JIRA
7 5 (6.58%) Appium
7 5 (6.58%) MSTest
7 5 (6.58%) NUnit
7 5 (6.58%) QF-Test
7 5 (6.58%) SpecFlow
7 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (6.58%) WatiN
7 5 (6.58%) Zephyr
8 4 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 13 (17.11%) Automotive
2 6 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Advertising
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (67.11%) Developer
2 38 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Lead Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Lead Java Developer
4 13 (17.11%) Tester
5 9 (11.84%) Agile Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Graduate
6 8 (10.53%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Graduate Java Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Java Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Junior
6 8 (10.53%) Junior Developer
7 7 (9.21%) QA Tester
7 7 (9.21%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.21%) Software QA Tester
7 7 (9.21%) Software Tester
8 6 (7.89%) Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.84%) Spring
2 19 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 18 (23.68%) JMS
4 16 (21.05%) Hibernate
5 15 (19.74%) CSS
5 15 (19.74%) Java EE
5 15 (19.74%) Web Services
6 14 (18.42%) SOAP
7 13 (17.11%) HTML
7 13 (17.11%) Swing
8 12 (15.79%) .NET
8 12 (15.79%) JSP
8 12 (15.79%) REST
9 11 (14.47%) EJB
10 10 (13.16%) Gherkin
10 10 (13.16%) JPA
11 9 (11.84%) FreeMarker
11 9 (11.84%) Servlets
11 9 (11.84%) TopLink
12 7 (9.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.63%) Smart Home
3 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Android
2 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.95%) Unix
4 2 (2.63%) SUSE
5 1 (1.32%) MVS
5 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.00%) MVC
3 16 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
5 12 (15.79%) OO
5 12 (15.79%) SDLC
6 11 (14.47%) TDD
7 10 (13.16%) BDD
8 8 (10.53%) Analytics
8 8 (10.53%) OOP
9 7 (9.21%) API Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Load Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.21%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.58%) DevOps
11 5 (6.58%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Regression Testing
11 5 (6.58%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.89%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) C#
3 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 9 (11.84%) PL/SQL
5 9 (11.84%) Python
5 9 (11.84%) VB
6 6 (7.89%) Java 8
7 5 (6.58%) VBA
8 4 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.95%) C
9 3 (3.95%) Ruby
10 2 (2.63%) C++
10 2 (2.63%) Java 9
10 2 (2.63%) PHP
10 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) HDFS
2 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (2.63%) Kibana
1 2 (2.63%) logstash
2 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.32%) SCOM
2 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Oracle
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Alteryx
3 8 (10.53%) Tableau
4 7 (9.21%) PureLoad
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe
5 3 (3.95%) Google
5 3 (3.95%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) Sage
7 1 (1.32%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.32%) BEA
7 1 (1.32%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.32%) UiPath
7 1 (1.32%) VMware
7 1 (1.32%) webMethods