Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 28323 28429 30456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.87% 14.05% 13.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.60% 26.83% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 22476 24229 25872
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,596
% change year-on-year - +3.22% +2.58%

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 99017 105972 113350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.49% 52.35% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82657 91646 96508
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in the UK

Java
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java in the UK

Java
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in the UK

Java
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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
England +4 26503 £55,000 - 2074
UK excluding London +1 14701 £45,000 - 1166
London 0 13255 £65,000 +4.00% 1027
South East +2 4056 £49,000 -2.00% 321
North of England +1 3533 £47,500 +5.56% 315
South West +5 2023 £42,500 -5.56% 124
East of England +4 1958 £45,500 -4.21% 174
Yorkshire +1 1698 £49,500 +10.00% 140
North West +1 1680 £47,500 +5.56% 154
Midlands +3 1650 £42,500 - 112
Scotland 0 1099 £47,500 +5.56% 90
West Midlands +1 961 £42,500 -0.36% 60
East Midlands +4 697 £42,500 +6.25% 52
Wales -1 278 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Northern Ireland +15 161 £43,750 +9.38% 12
North East +8 156 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Isle of Man - 5 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 14204 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7974 (28.15%) JavaScript
3 7931 (28.00%) SQL
4 7402 (26.13%) Finance
5 6269 (22.13%) Spring
6 5868 (20.72%) Python
7 5862 (20.70%) TDD
8 5784 (20.42%) HTML
9 5743 (20.28%) Linux
10 5638 (19.91%) Software Engineering
11 5170 (18.25%) C#
12 4846 (17.11%) Degree
13 4834 (17.07%) Scrum
14 4574 (16.15%) Test Automation
15 4459 (15.74%) OO
16 4440 (15.68%) Oracle
17 4390 (15.50%) CSS
18 4242 (14.98%) Web Services
19 4199 (14.83%) C++
20 4042 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
21 3816 (13.47%) .NET
22 3685 (13.01%) Git (software)
23 3591 (12.68%) Banking
24 3496 (12.34%) Computer Science
25 3457 (12.21%) Hibernate
26 3366 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
27 3342 (11.80%) BDD
28 3298 (11.64%) XML
29 3274 (11.56%) AngularJS
30 3096 (10.93%) Jenkins

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2157 (7.62%) Tomcat
2 1366 (4.82%) Apache
3 1293 (4.57%) JBoss
4 1288 (4.55%) Apache Spark
5 1009 (3.56%) WebSphere
6 827 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
7 727 (2.57%) WebLogic
8 647 (2.28%) Confluence
9 479 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 478 (1.69%) CMS
11 436 (1.54%) Apache Solr
12 342 (1.21%) IIS
13 266 (0.94%) Jetty
14 256 (0.90%) OpenStack
15 238 (0.84%) nginx
16 237 (0.84%) Mule
17 208 (0.73%) SAS
18 186 (0.66%) Mule ESB
19 158 (0.56%) Apache Pig
20 154 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 196 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 185 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 86 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 72 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 39 (0.14%) SPSS
6 35 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 33 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
9 21 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
10 16 (0.056%) Simulink
11 9 (0.032%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.032%) PaintShop Pro
12 8 (0.028%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.028%) InVision
13 7 (0.025%) InDesign
14 5 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
15 4 (0.014%) HipChat
15 4 (0.014%) Weka
16 3 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 120 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
2 87 (0.31%) Magento
3 79 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 75 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 74 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 49 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 48 (0.17%) Maximo
8 45 (0.16%) Aligne
9 35 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
10 32 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 31 (0.11%) NetSuite
12 30 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
13 29 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
13 29 (0.10%) Markit EDM
13 29 (0.10%) RMDS
14 28 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
15 23 (0.081%) Oracle ERP
16 22 (0.078%) Oracle Cash Management
17 21 (0.074%) BusinessWorks
17 21 (0.074%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3366 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1205 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1143 (4.04%) SaaS
4 657 (2.32%) GitHub
5 375 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 339 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 339 (1.20%) PaaS
7 336 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
8 262 (0.93%) IaaS
9 142 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
10 133 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 94 (0.33%) Office 365
12 89 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
13 85 (0.30%) Google Play
14 82 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
15 81 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
15 81 (0.29%) OpenShift
16 79 (0.28%) Force.com
17 71 (0.25%) Google Analytics
18 68 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 795 (2.81%) HTTP
2 690 (2.44%) Internet
3 434 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 410 (1.45%) Firewall
5 237 (0.84%) DNS
6 184 (0.65%) LDAP
7 123 (0.43%) Network Security
8 120 (0.42%) SSL
9 114 (0.40%) Ethernet
10 109 (0.38%) FTP
11 100 (0.35%) WAN
12 97 (0.34%) LAN
13 96 (0.34%) VPN
14 83 (0.29%) SAN
15 78 (0.28%) Wireless
16 73 (0.26%) AMQP
17 71 (0.25%) DHCP
17 71 (0.25%) SMTP
18 68 (0.24%) Intranet
19 65 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2813 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 2688 (9.49%) NoSQL
3 2601 (9.18%) MySQL
4 2449 (8.65%) Big Data
5 2224 (7.85%) Relational Database
6 1734 (6.12%) MongoDB
7 1684 (5.95%) Hadoop
8 1178 (4.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 1035 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
10 921 (3.25%) RDBMS
11 617 (2.18%) Oracle Database
12 528 (1.86%) Redis
13 464 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
14 374 (1.32%) Apache Hive
15 373 (1.32%) HBase
16 275 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 267 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 260 (0.92%) DB2
19 233 (0.82%) Neo4j
20 227 (0.80%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3685 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 3096 (10.93%) Jenkins
3 2659 (9.39%) Selenium
4 2652 (9.36%) Maven
5 2262 (7.99%) JUnit
6 2110 (7.45%) JIRA
7 1591 (5.62%) Cucumber
8 1516 (5.35%) Subversion
9 961 (3.39%) WebDriver
10 895 (3.16%) Eclipse
11 773 (2.73%) Gradle
12 656 (2.32%) Ant
13 582 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 528 (1.86%) TeamCity
15 522 (1.84%) Mockito
16 519 (1.83%) JMeter
17 411 (1.45%) Visual Studio
18 384 (1.36%) IntelliJ
19 366 (1.29%) SoapUI
20 322 (1.14%) Mercurial
General
1 7402 (26.13%) Finance
2 3591 (12.68%) Banking
3 2425 (8.56%) Retail
4 1804 (6.37%) Investment Banking
5 1153 (4.07%) Retail Banking
5 1153 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 1078 (3.81%) Marketing
7 947 (3.34%) Front Office
8 805 (2.84%) Games
9 702 (2.48%) Electronics
10 664 (2.34%) Advertising
11 661 (2.33%) Manufacturing
12 331 (1.17%) Publishing
13 318 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 272 (0.96%) Legal
15 251 (0.89%) Back Office
16 156 (0.55%) Automotive
17 109 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 107 (0.38%) Law
19 95 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15220 (53.74%) Developer
2 9681 (34.18%) Java Developer
3 3273 (11.56%) Senior Developer
4 2633 (9.30%) Software Engineer
5 2510 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 1884 (6.65%) Java Engineer
7 1815 (6.41%) Architect
8 1787 (6.31%) Software Developer
9 1283 (4.53%) Analyst
10 1087 (3.84%) Graduate
11 980 (3.46%) Java Software Engineer
12 947 (3.34%) Lead Developer
13 921 (3.25%) Junior
14 913 (3.22%) Java Software Developer
15 880 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
16 865 (3.05%) Tester
17 818 (2.89%) Consultant
18 779 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
19 712 (2.51%) Graduate Developer
20 695 (2.45%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6269 (22.13%) Spring
2 5784 (20.42%) HTML
3 4390 (15.50%) CSS
4 4242 (14.98%) Web Services
5 3816 (13.47%) .NET
6 3457 (12.21%) Hibernate
7 3298 (11.64%) XML
8 3274 (11.56%) AngularJS
9 2981 (10.53%) REST
10 2657 (9.38%) J2EE
11 2342 (8.27%) RESTful
12 2076 (7.33%) SOAP
13 2015 (7.11%) Node.js
14 2008 (7.09%) HTML5
15 1644 (5.80%) JSON
16 1579 (5.57%) jQuery
17 1466 (5.18%) Java EE
18 1324 (4.67%) React
19 1140 (4.02%) JMS
20 885 (3.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3496 (12.34%) Computer Science
2 2041 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 1585 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
4 1172 (4.14%) Fintech
5 1144 (4.04%) Algorithms
6 1131 (3.99%) Mobile App
7 1126 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
8 1090 (3.85%) User Experience
9 692 (2.44%) Data Structures
10 671 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 647 (2.28%) Derivative
12 365 (1.29%) Equities
13 345 (1.22%) Management Information System
14 340 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
15 297 (1.05%) Fixed Income
16 289 (1.02%) iPad
17 283 (1.00%) Client/Server
18 241 (0.85%) Hedge funds
19 240 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
20 197 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5743 (20.28%) Linux
2 2701 (9.54%) Unix
3 2464 (8.70%) Windows
4 1788 (6.31%) Android
5 1159 (4.09%) Apple iOS
6 424 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 324 (1.14%) CentOS
8 323 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 243 (0.86%) Solaris
10 189 (0.67%) Ubuntu
11 128 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 103 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 102 (0.36%) Debian
14 99 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 81 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
16 74 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 71 (0.25%) AIX
18 59 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
19 50 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
20 47 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14204 (50.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5862 (20.70%) TDD
3 5638 (19.91%) Software Engineering
4 4834 (17.07%) Scrum
5 4574 (16.15%) Test Automation
6 4459 (15.74%) OO
7 4042 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
8 3342 (11.80%) BDD
9 3051 (10.77%) DevOps
10 2900 (10.24%) SDLC
11 2294 (8.10%) Open Source
12 2236 (7.89%) MVC
13 2230 (7.87%) Microservices
14 2075 (7.33%) E-Commerce
15 2037 (7.19%) Multithreading
16 1788 (6.31%) Mentoring
17 1773 (6.26%) Unit Testing
18 1724 (6.09%) SOA
19 1652 (5.83%) Web Development
20 1602 (5.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7974 (28.15%) JavaScript
2 7931 (28.00%) SQL
3 5868 (20.72%) Python
4 5170 (18.25%) C#
5 4199 (14.83%) C++
6 2204 (7.78%) Scala
7 2063 (7.28%) Ruby
8 2031 (7.17%) PHP
9 1775 (6.27%) C
10 1256 (4.43%) Perl
11 1059 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 978 (3.45%) Bash Shell
13 922 (3.26%) Shell Script
14 776 (2.74%) Groovy
15 671 (2.37%) Go
16 564 (1.99%) Objective-C
17 485 (1.71%) R
18 448 (1.58%) PowerShell
19 402 (1.42%) T-SQL
20 310 (1.09%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4846 (17.11%) Degree
2 1693 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 1070 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 470 (1.66%) PhD
5 465 (1.64%) SC Cleared
6 464 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 387 (1.37%) ISEB
8 299 (1.06%) DV Cleared
9 257 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
10 248 (0.88%) Master's Degree
11 138 (0.49%) CISSP
12 132 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 93 (0.33%) PMI Certification
14 69 (0.24%) PMP
15 68 (0.24%) CREST Certified
16 61 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 55 (0.19%) Sun Certification
18 51 (0.18%) GCIA
19 44 (0.16%) CEH
20 43 (0.15%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2353 (8.31%) QA
2 186 (0.66%) SLA
3 99 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 99 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 69 (0.24%) MiFID
6 61 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 45 (0.16%) GCP
8 38 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 35 (0.12%) PMO
10 26 (0.092%) EMIR
11 23 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
12 21 (0.074%) ISO 14001
13 19 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 19 (0.067%) SEPA
14 8 (0.028%) GDPR
14 8 (0.028%) ISO 22301
15 7 (0.025%) Def Stans
15 7 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 7 (0.025%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1677 (5.92%) Docker
2 308 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (0.61%) Active Directory
4 156 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 149 (0.53%) HDFS
6 91 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 85 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 66 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 64 (0.23%) vSphere
10 60 (0.21%) Firmware
11 59 (0.21%) Snort
12 56 (0.20%) KVM
13 46 (0.16%) Xen
14 33 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
15 32 (0.11%) VirtualBox
16 26 (0.092%) VMware ESXi
17 22 (0.078%) NFS
18 21 (0.074%) XenServer
19 20 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
20 18 (0.064%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1221 (4.31%) Puppet
2 1047 (3.70%) Ansible
3 992 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
4 476 (1.68%) Kubernetes
5 252 (0.89%) Nagios
6 212 (0.75%) Terraform
7 182 (0.64%) Kibana
8 149 (0.53%) Salt
9 147 (0.52%) Mesos
10 125 (0.44%) logstash
11 107 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 90 (0.32%) Grafana
13 69 (0.24%) Packer
14 56 (0.20%) Oozie
15 55 (0.19%) ZABBIX
16 53 (0.19%) Tivoli
17 42 (0.15%) HAProxy
17 42 (0.15%) Icinga
18 38 (0.13%) Graphite
19 35 (0.12%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 4440 (15.68%) Oracle
2 1559 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 964 (3.40%) SAP
4 832 (2.94%) Google
5 733 (2.59%) IBM
6 619 (2.19%) Red Hat
7 446 (1.57%) Sybase
8 435 (1.54%) VMware
9 400 (1.41%) hybris
10 375 (1.32%) TIBCO
11 328 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 280 (0.99%) Splunk
13 259 (0.91%) Adobe
14 203 (0.72%) Cognizant
14 203 (0.72%) HP
15 171 (0.60%) Tableau
16 165 (0.58%) Apple
17 161 (0.57%) Atlassian
18 155 (0.55%) MuleSoft
19 154 (0.54%) AppDynamics
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Reading, Berkshire
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Uxbridge, Middlesex
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + negotiable
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Newbury, Berkshire
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South East London
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Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days Holiday & Group Pension Plan
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London
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, holidays ect
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £25,000 per annum plus benefits.
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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