Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 658 614 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.73% 13.97% 12.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.01% 28.01% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 613 538 579
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,750 £73,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%

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 2,349 2,192 2,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.59% 49.86% 44.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,048 1,874 1,977
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,800 £68,750 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Hertfordshire

Java
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Java in Hertfordshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 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
Watford -3 145 £52,500 +5.00% 20
Hatfield +39 118 £57,500 +12.20% 9
Bishop's Stortford +12 52 £30,000 -40.00% 6
Hemel Hempstead +16 49 £45,000 -4.26% 9
Welwyn Garden City 0 42 £52,000 -16.80% 9
St Albans -16 42 £46,250 -13.95% 10
Rickmansworth 0 41 £52,500 -14.63% 3
Borehamwood +4 30 £45,000 +28.57%
Hertford +2 28 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Stevenage +16 24 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Cheshunt +7 18 £45,000 -25.00%
Potters Bar -2 7 £70,000 +27.27%
Letchworth -3 7 £40,000 +23.08%
Royston +5 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hitchin -4 1 £37,500 - 1
Tring -7 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Welwyn -7 1 £50,000 - 1
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 326 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (36.02%) JavaScript
3 229 (34.80%) HTML
4 224 (34.04%) SQL
5 162 (24.62%) Spring
6 159 (24.16%) XML
7 138 (20.97%) TDD
8 133 (20.21%) Oracle
9 131 (19.91%) Software Engineering
10 130 (19.76%) CSS
10 130 (19.76%) Web Services
11 127 (19.30%) Python
12 126 (19.15%) Degree
13 124 (18.84%) Linux
13 124 (18.84%) Scrum
14 114 (17.33%) OO
15 108 (16.41%) C#
16 102 (15.50%) Windows
17 99 (15.05%) SDLC
18 96 (14.59%) Finance
18 96 (14.59%) Test Automation
19 94 (14.29%) Jenkins
19 94 (14.29%) AngularJS
20 91 (13.83%) Tomcat
21 88 (13.37%) Unix
21 88 (13.37%) J2EE
21 88 (13.37%) Computer Science
22 86 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
23 84 (12.77%) .NET
24 76 (11.55%) Selenium

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 91 (13.83%) Tomcat
2 48 (7.29%) JBoss
3 34 (5.17%) Apache
4 27 (4.10%) Confluence
5 18 (2.74%) WebLogic
6 15 (2.28%) Drupal
6 15 (2.28%) WebSphere
7 12 (1.82%) OpenStack
8 11 (1.67%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.67%) SAS
9 9 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
10 8 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.91%) CMS
12 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.61%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.61%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) SPSS
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.61%) Maximo
3 4 (0.61%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.30%) Magento
4 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 86 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.10%) SaaS
3 23 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
5 11 (1.67%) Serverless
6 9 (1.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.76%) GitHub
7 5 (0.76%) Google Play
8 4 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.46%) PaaS
9 3 (0.46%) Route 53
9 3 (0.46%) TestFlight
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.19%) HTTP
2 16 (2.43%) VPN
3 12 (1.82%) Internet
4 10 (1.52%) Firewall
4 10 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (1.37%) DNS
5 9 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.06%) FTP
6 7 (1.06%) SSL
7 6 (0.91%) Broadband
8 4 (0.61%) DHCP
9 3 (0.46%) SNMP
10 2 (0.30%) ICMP
11 1 (0.15%) 802.11
11 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.15%) IPsec
11 1 (0.15%) RTCP
11 1 (0.15%) RTP
11 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.12%) MySQL
2 57 (8.66%) SQL Server
3 48 (7.29%) NoSQL
4 45 (6.84%) Relational Database
5 34 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 30 (4.56%) Oracle Database
7 26 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
8 25 (3.80%) RDBMS
9 22 (3.34%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.74%) Big Data
11 17 (2.58%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (1.67%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.67%) QlikView
13 9 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (1.22%) BigQuery
14 8 (1.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 94 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 76 (11.55%) Selenium
3 68 (10.33%) JUnit
4 67 (10.18%) Maven
5 63 (9.57%) Git (software)
6 54 (8.21%) JIRA
7 50 (7.60%) WebDriver
8 41 (6.23%) Cucumber
9 38 (5.78%) Subversion
10 35 (5.32%) Eclipse
11 33 (5.02%) JBehave
12 15 (2.28%) Gradle
13 13 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (1.98%) Visual Studio
14 11 (1.67%) gulp
14 11 (1.67%) jMock
15 9 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
16 8 (1.22%) Bitbucket
16 8 (1.22%) Mockito
16 8 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 96 (14.59%) Finance
2 76 (11.55%) Retail
3 24 (3.65%) Marketing
4 22 (3.34%) Banking
5 18 (2.74%) Automotive
6 13 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.67%) Publishing
7 11 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.52%) Games
9 3 (0.46%) Advertising
9 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 379 (57.60%) Developer
2 294 (44.68%) Java Developer
3 47 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 46 (6.99%) Analyst
5 43 (6.53%) Java Engineer
5 43 (6.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 39 (5.93%) Software Engineer
7 37 (5.62%) Junior
8 36 (5.47%) Graduate
9 34 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
9 34 (5.17%) Graduate Java Developer
10 33 (5.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 31 (4.71%) Junior Developer
12 30 (4.56%) Software Developer
13 27 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
13 27 (4.10%) QA Engineer
14 25 (3.80%) Support Analyst
15 24 (3.65%) Architect
15 24 (3.65%) Junior Java Developer
16 23 (3.50%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (34.80%) HTML
2 162 (24.62%) Spring
3 159 (24.16%) XML
4 130 (19.76%) CSS
4 130 (19.76%) Web Services
5 94 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 88 (13.37%) J2EE
7 84 (12.77%) .NET
8 69 (10.49%) Hibernate
9 62 (9.42%) JSON
10 56 (8.51%) HTML5
11 55 (8.36%) SOAP
12 54 (8.21%) REST
13 48 (7.29%) Java EE
14 47 (7.14%) XSLT
15 44 (6.69%) jQuery
16 40 (6.08%) Spring MVC
17 37 (5.62%) Node.js
18 33 (5.02%) Struts
19 32 (4.86%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 88 (13.37%) Computer Science
2 50 (7.60%) Mobile App
3 45 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (5.62%) User Experience
6 34 (5.17%) Robotics
7 24 (3.65%) Fintech
8 12 (1.82%) Private Cloud
9 11 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.37%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.37%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.22%) Life Science
12 7 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.76%) iPhone
13 5 (0.76%) RIA
14 4 (0.61%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.46%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.46%) Reference Data
16 2 (0.30%) Security Operations Centre
16 2 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 124 (18.84%) Linux
2 102 (15.50%) Windows
3 88 (13.37%) Unix
4 27 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 26 (3.95%) Android
6 15 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.28%) CoreOS
6 15 (2.28%) Solaris
7 7 (1.06%) CentOS
7 7 (1.06%) HPUX
8 5 (0.76%) AIX
8 5 (0.76%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.46%) VxWorks
10 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.30%) DC/OS
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (49.54%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (20.97%) TDD
3 131 (19.91%) Software Engineering
4 124 (18.84%) Scrum
5 114 (17.33%) OO
6 99 (15.05%) SDLC
7 96 (14.59%) Test Automation
8 69 (10.49%) DevOps
9 61 (9.27%) BDD
10 60 (9.12%) Mathematics
11 58 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (8.36%) MVC
13 49 (7.45%) E-Commerce
14 47 (7.14%) SOA
15 44 (6.69%) Multithreading
16 42 (6.38%) Continuous Delivery
17 41 (6.23%) Unit Testing
18 35 (5.32%) Open Source
19 33 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
20 32 (4.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 237 (36.02%) JavaScript
2 224 (34.04%) SQL
3 127 (19.30%) Python
4 108 (16.41%) C#
5 60 (9.12%) PHP
6 50 (7.60%) Scala
7 42 (6.38%) PL/SQL
8 41 (6.23%) C++
9 35 (5.32%) VB.NET
10 34 (5.17%) Perl
11 30 (4.56%) C
12 25 (3.80%) Bash Shell
12 25 (3.80%) VBA
13 20 (3.04%) Groovy
13 20 (3.04%) T-SQL
14 18 (2.74%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.74%) Shell Script
15 15 (2.28%) Ruby
16 13 (1.98%) Apex Code
17 12 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 126 (19.15%) Degree
2 64 (9.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.46%) CISSP
7 2 (0.30%) GCIA
7 2 (0.30%) GCIH
7 2 (0.30%) GSEC
7 2 (0.30%) SSCP
8 1 (0.15%) CISA
8 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.27%) QA
2 12 (1.82%) SLA
3 7 (1.06%) RosettaNet
4 2 (0.30%) DICOM
4 2 (0.30%) HL7
4 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (7.90%) Docker
2 15 (2.28%) vSphere
3 14 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (3.80%) Ansible
1 25 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (3.65%) Kubernetes
3 11 (1.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (1.67%) Puppet
4 8 (1.22%) Data Guard
4 8 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.61%) Consul
5 4 (0.61%) Graphite
6 3 (0.46%) Terraform
6 3 (0.46%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 2 (0.30%) Marathon
7 2 (0.30%) Mesos
7 2 (0.30%) MOM
8 1 (0.15%) OpenView
8 1 (0.15%) SCCM
8 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 133 (20.21%) Oracle
2 30 (4.56%) VMware
3 28 (4.26%) Google
4 17 (2.58%) IBM
5 16 (2.43%) Citrix
5 16 (2.43%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.43%) SAP
6 14 (2.13%) Veeam
7 13 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.67%) Tableau
9 7 (1.06%) Sun
9 7 (1.06%) Sybase
10 6 (0.91%) Remedy
10 6 (0.91%) Splunk
11 5 (0.76%) Apple
11 5 (0.76%) hybris
11 5 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.76%) Talend
12 4 (0.61%) Adobe
12 4 (0.61%) Capita