Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 192 231 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.06% 20.53% 15.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.80% 41.25% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 170 187 114
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,250 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -

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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 508 560 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 53.08% 49.78% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 446 467 328
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.71% +6.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Watford

Java
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Java in Watford

Java
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Watford over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Watford region with a requirement for Java.

1 105 (54.69%) SQL
2 96 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 76 (39.58%) XML
4 74 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (36.98%) HTML
6 67 (34.90%) Spring
7 62 (32.29%) Web Services
8 55 (28.65%) J2EE
9 47 (24.48%) Finance
9 47 (24.48%) Git (software)
10 45 (23.44%) Linux
11 44 (22.92%) MVC
12 43 (22.40%) Oracle
13 42 (21.88%) REST
14 41 (21.35%) HTML5
15 39 (20.31%) Enterprise Software
15 39 (20.31%) JSP
16 38 (19.79%) Scrum
17 37 (19.27%) SaaS
18 36 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
18 36 (18.75%) Tomcat
19 35 (18.23%) Unix
19 35 (18.23%) WebSphere
20 34 (17.71%) OO
21 33 (17.19%) Hibernate
21 33 (17.19%) TDD
22 32 (16.67%) Jenkins
23 31 (16.15%) IBM
24 30 (15.63%) QA
25 29 (15.10%) Salesforce.com

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 36 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 35 (18.23%) WebSphere
3 18 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (6.77%) Oracle Service Bus
5 12 (6.25%) Apache
6 9 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (4.69%) MQSeries
7 7 (3.65%) CMS
7 7 (3.65%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (3.13%) CloudStack
8 6 (3.13%) JBoss
9 5 (2.60%) Apache Solr
9 5 (2.60%) Drupal
9 5 (2.60%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.04%) Commerce Server
10 2 (1.04%) Confluence
10 2 (1.04%) CoreMedia CMS
10 2 (1.04%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Magento
2 2 (1.04%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.27%) SaaS
2 36 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.56%) GitHub
7 2 (1.04%) IaaS
7 2 (1.04%) PaaS
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.52%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Office 365
8 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.81%) Internet
1 15 (7.81%) SSL
2 3 (1.56%) DNS
2 3 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.56%) VPN
3 2 (1.04%) Firewall
3 2 (1.04%) HTTP
3 2 (1.04%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.04%) SAN
4 1 (0.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.10%) Relational Database
2 21 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 13 (6.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 13 (6.77%) RDBMS
5 12 (6.25%) DB2
6 8 (4.17%) MySQL
7 7 (3.65%) Jackrabbit
8 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.04%) Endeca
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.52%) Big Data
10 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.52%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (0.52%) OLTP
10 1 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 47 (24.48%) Git (software)
2 32 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 27 (14.06%) JIRA
4 22 (11.46%) Eclipse
5 20 (10.42%) Maven
6 14 (7.29%) JUnit
7 13 (6.77%) Cucumber
7 13 (6.77%) JBehave
7 13 (6.77%) Selenium
7 13 (6.77%) Subversion
7 13 (6.77%) WebDriver
8 12 (6.25%) Rational Team Concert
9 11 (5.73%) gulp
9 11 (5.73%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (4.17%) Ant
10 8 (4.17%) Log4j
10 8 (4.17%) Mockito
10 8 (4.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 4 (2.08%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.04%) Jasmine
General
1 47 (24.48%) Finance
2 22 (11.46%) Banking
3 12 (6.25%) Retail
4 4 (2.08%) Games
5 3 (1.56%) French Language
5 3 (1.56%) German Language
5 3 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.04%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.52%) Automotive
7 1 (0.52%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (52.08%) Developer
2 58 (30.21%) Java Developer
3 29 (15.10%) Consultant
4 26 (13.54%) Senior Developer
5 25 (13.02%) Implementation Consultant
6 22 (11.46%) Architect
6 22 (11.46%) Software Consultant
7 21 (10.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 20 (10.42%) Senior Consultant
9 18 (9.38%) Junior
9 18 (9.38%) Software Implementation Consultant
10 16 (8.33%) Analyst
10 16 (8.33%) Senior Implementation Consultant
11 15 (7.81%) Software Developer
12 11 (5.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (5.73%) Graduate
12 11 (5.73%) Software Engineer
12 11 (5.73%) WebSphere Developer
13 10 (5.21%) Java Engineer
13 10 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (39.58%) XML
2 71 (36.98%) HTML
3 67 (34.90%) Spring
4 62 (32.29%) Web Services
5 55 (28.65%) J2EE
6 42 (21.88%) REST
7 41 (21.35%) HTML5
8 39 (20.31%) JSP
9 33 (17.19%) Hibernate
10 29 (15.10%) CSS
11 27 (14.06%) SOAP
12 25 (13.02%) AngularJS
13 24 (12.50%) jQuery
13 24 (12.50%) XSD
14 22 (11.46%) .NET
14 22 (11.46%) JSON
14 22 (11.46%) Node.js
14 22 (11.46%) RESTful
15 20 (10.42%) XHTML
16 17 (8.85%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.31%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.65%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.65%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.13%) User Experience
7 5 (2.60%) Fintech
8 4 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.56%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.04%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.04%) Replication
10 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.04%) W3C
11 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.44%) Linux
2 35 (18.23%) Unix
3 12 (6.25%) Solaris
4 10 (5.21%) HPUX
5 8 (4.17%) Windows
6 5 (2.60%) Android
6 5 (2.60%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.04%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (38.54%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (22.92%) MVC
3 38 (19.79%) Scrum
4 34 (17.71%) OO
5 33 (17.19%) TDD
6 29 (15.10%) E-Commerce
7 24 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (11.98%) SOA
9 22 (11.46%) Software Engineering
9 22 (11.46%) Test Automation
10 20 (10.42%) Software Delivery
11 19 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (8.85%) SDLC
13 16 (8.33%) OOP
13 16 (8.33%) UML
14 15 (7.81%) Line Management
14 15 (7.81%) Pair Programming
15 14 (7.29%) Mathematics
16 13 (6.77%) Proactive Monitoring
17 11 (5.73%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 105 (54.69%) SQL
2 96 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.10%) Apex Code
4 24 (12.50%) C#
5 23 (11.98%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.33%) Python
7 15 (7.81%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.77%) Perl
9 12 (6.25%) Groovy
10 9 (4.69%) ES6
11 8 (4.17%) C++
11 8 (4.17%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.65%) C
13 6 (3.13%) PHP
13 6 (3.13%) Ruby
13 6 (3.13%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.60%) Java 8
15 3 (1.56%) ANSI SQL
15 3 (1.56%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (13.02%) Degree
2 4 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.08%) PhD
3 3 (1.56%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.04%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (15.63%) QA
2 3 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (4.69%) Puppet
2 7 (3.65%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.52%) Grafana
3 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.52%) MOM
3 1 (0.52%) OpenView
3 1 (0.52%) Salt
3 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (22.40%) Oracle
2 31 (16.15%) IBM
3 29 (15.10%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (7.81%) hybris
5 9 (4.69%) Blue Martini
5 9 (4.69%) Demandware
5 9 (4.69%) Elastic Path
6 7 (3.65%) ATG
7 4 (2.08%) Talend
8 3 (1.56%) Sybase
9 2 (1.04%) Adobe
9 2 (1.04%) AppDynamics
9 2 (1.04%) New Relic
9 2 (1.04%) SAP
10 1 (0.52%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.52%) HP
10 1 (0.52%) Samsung
10 1 (0.52%) Sun
10 1 (0.52%) Toshiba
10 1 (0.52%) VMware