Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 21 9
Rank change year-on-year -18 -12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 56 275 644
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.98% 9.78% 14.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.10% 22.39% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 50 253 566
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,150 £35,750
90th Percentile £79,000 £75,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +16.67%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 463 1,228 2,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 49.47% 43.65% 51.84%
Number of salaries quoted 393 926 1,948
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Hertfordshire

Java
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Java in Hertfordshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Java in Hertfordshire

Java
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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
Watford -16 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Bishop's Stortford +10 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Hemel Hempstead +26 10 £57,500 +35.29%
Welwyn Garden City +11 3 £75,000 +15.38%
Borehamwood -10 3 £55,000 -
Letchworth +1 2 £30,000 -42.86%
Stevenage 0 2 £51,250 +7.89% 3
Hatfield +8 1 - - 2
St Albans +1 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Rickmansworth -3 1 £77,500 +55.00%
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 27 (48.21%) Python
2 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) SQL
4 22 (39.29%) HTML
4 22 (39.29%) CSS
5 21 (37.50%) Scrum
6 20 (35.71%) Spring
7 19 (33.93%) React
8 18 (32.14%) MySQL
9 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
10 16 (28.57%) AngularJS
10 16 (28.57%) Linux
11 15 (26.79%) AWS
12 14 (25.00%) Azure
13 13 (23.21%) PHP
13 13 (23.21%) Spring Boot
13 13 (23.21%) Java 8
14 12 (21.43%) JIRA
14 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
14 12 (21.43%) DevOps
14 12 (21.43%) HTML5
15 11 (19.64%) Node.js
15 11 (19.64%) CSS3
15 11 (19.64%) jQuery
15 11 (19.64%) C#
15 11 (19.64%) Web Services
15 11 (19.64%) Hibernate
16 10 (17.86%) Google

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (14.29%) Apache
2 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.71%) Confluence
4 4 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.36%) Apache Spark
5 3 (5.36%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.57%) Alfresco
6 2 (3.57%) nginx
7 1 (1.79%) Documentum
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.57%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
1 1 (1.79%) Maximo
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.79%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) AWS
2 14 (25.00%) Azure
3 9 (16.07%) GCP
4 4 (7.14%) GitHub
5 3 (5.36%) SaaS
5 3 (5.36%) Serverless
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.79%) Akamai
7 1 (1.79%) AWS CodeCommit
7 1 (1.79%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) MySQL
2 8 (14.29%) BigQuery
3 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (7.14%) Redis
7 3 (5.36%) Apache Ignite
7 3 (5.36%) CouchDB
7 3 (5.36%) Flink
7 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.57%) DB2
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.57%) SQLite
9 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
2 3 (5.36%) CircleCI
2 3 (5.36%) GitLab
2 3 (5.36%) Grunt
2 3 (5.36%) Selenium
2 3 (5.36%) SonarQube
2 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.36%) Travis CI
3 2 (3.57%) Log4j
3 2 (3.57%) Postman
3 2 (3.57%) ProC
3 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.57%) Xcode
4 1 (1.79%) Gradle
4 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 9 (16.07%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Local Government
3 2 (3.57%) Police
3 2 (3.57%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (10.71%) Lead Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) PHP Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (5.36%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (5.36%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.36%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.36%) React Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.36%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) CSS
1 22 (39.29%) HTML
2 20 (35.71%) Spring
3 19 (33.93%) React
4 16 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 13 (23.21%) Spring Boot
6 12 (21.43%) HTML5
7 11 (19.64%) CSS3
7 11 (19.64%) Hibernate
7 11 (19.64%) jQuery
7 11 (19.64%) Node.js
7 11 (19.64%) Web Services
8 10 (17.86%) JPA
8 10 (17.86%) Laravel
9 9 (16.07%) RESTful
10 8 (14.29%) Vue.js
11 5 (8.93%) Sass
11 5 (8.93%) XML
12 4 (7.14%) JSP
12 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) W3C
4 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (5.36%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) Scrum
3 17 (30.36%) Test Automation
4 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (21.43%) DevOps
5 10 (17.86%) Kanban
6 9 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 8 (14.29%) ERP
8 7 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 6 (10.71%) Microservices
9 6 (10.71%) OO
10 5 (8.93%) MVC
10 5 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.93%) SDLC
10 5 (8.93%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.14%) Machine Learning
11 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
11 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) Python
2 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 25 (44.64%) SQL
4 13 (23.21%) Java 8
4 13 (23.21%) PHP
5 11 (19.64%) C#
6 7 (12.50%) C++
7 4 (7.14%) Erlang
7 4 (7.14%) Scala
8 3 (5.36%) Clojure
8 3 (5.36%) F#
8 3 (5.36%) Go
8 3 (5.36%) Haskell
8 3 (5.36%) Kotlin
8 3 (5.36%) OCaml
8 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.36%) Rust
9 2 (3.57%) ANSI C
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.36%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) HND
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.79%) PhD
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) Kubernetes
2 3 (5.36%) Ansible
2 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.36%) Puppet
3 2 (3.57%) MOM
4 1 (1.79%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.79%) Kibana
4 1 (1.79%) logstash
4 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Google
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) hybris
3 5 (8.93%) IBM
4 4 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.57%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.57%) Zend
7 1 (1.79%) Cognos
7 1 (1.79%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.79%) Jitterbit
7 1 (1.79%) Percona
7 1 (1.79%) Sencha
7 1 (1.79%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) webMethods