Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Java 150 200 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.48% 19.23% 12.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.47% 45.98% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 116 197 86
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -2.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £73,125 £77,500 £56,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 546 435 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 56.35% 41.83% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 464 382 406
Watford median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,625 £70,000 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for Java.

1 98 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.67%) Scrum
3 62 (41.33%) JavaScript
4 60 (40.00%) XML
5 58 (38.67%) Web Services
6 52 (34.67%) SQL
7 47 (31.33%) HTML
8 46 (30.67%) Finance
8 46 (30.67%) Spring
9 42 (28.00%) OO
10 41 (27.33%) Test Automation
11 34 (22.67%) TDD
12 33 (22.00%) QA
13 30 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 29 (19.33%) Selenium
14 29 (19.33%) REST
15 28 (18.67%) Cucumber
16 27 (18.00%) Oracle
17 26 (17.33%) CSS
17 26 (17.33%) UML
17 26 (17.33%) BDD
18 25 (16.67%) OOD
19 23 (15.33%) Ajax
19 23 (15.33%) RESTful
19 23 (15.33%) SDET
20 22 (14.67%) Gherkin
20 22 (14.67%) Maven
20 22 (14.67%) Linux
20 22 (14.67%) Unix
20 22 (14.67%) SOAP

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 11 (7.33%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.33%) WebSphere
4 6 (4.00%) Apache
5 4 (2.67%) CMS
5 4 (2.67%) Confluence
5 4 (2.67%) JBoss
5 4 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.00%) Drupal
6 3 (2.00%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.67%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Magento
1 3 (2.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.67%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.67%) SaaS
2 2 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.33%) PaaS
2 2 (1.33%) Route 53
2 2 (1.33%) Serverless
2 2 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.67%) Akamai
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.00%) Internet
2 11 (7.33%) Firewall
3 2 (1.33%) DNS
3 2 (1.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.67%) DHCP
4 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.67%) DB2
5 3 (2.00%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.33%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 29 (19.33%) Selenium
2 28 (18.67%) Cucumber
3 22 (14.67%) Maven
4 21 (14.00%) JUnit
5 19 (12.67%) WebDriver
6 17 (11.33%) JBehave
7 15 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 14 (9.33%) Git (software)
9 9 (6.00%) Eclipse
10 8 (5.33%) Bitbucket
10 8 (5.33%) JIRA
10 8 (5.33%) jMock
10 8 (5.33%) Subversion
11 7 (4.67%) gulp
11 7 (4.67%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (3.33%) Mockito
13 4 (2.67%) TeamCity
14 3 (2.00%) Ant
14 3 (2.00%) Log4j
14 3 (2.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 46 (30.67%) Finance
2 18 (12.00%) Banking
3 16 (10.67%) Retail
4 13 (8.67%) Games
5 12 (8.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.67%) Legal
7 2 (1.33%) Back Office
7 2 (1.33%) Marketing
8 1 (0.67%) Automotive
8 1 (0.67%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.67%) French Language
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (59.33%) Developer
2 59 (39.33%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (11.33%) Java Engineer
5 16 (10.67%) Analyst
6 15 (10.00%) Agile Developer
7 14 (9.33%) SOA Analyst
7 14 (9.33%) SQL Analyst
7 14 (9.33%) Systems Analyst
7 14 (9.33%) Unix Analyst
7 14 (9.33%) XML Analyst
8 12 (8.00%) Web Developer
9 11 (7.33%) Agile Java Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Java Web Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Software Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (6.00%) Test Engineer
11 8 (5.33%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (5.33%) Developer in Test
11 8 (5.33%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (40.00%) XML
2 58 (38.67%) Web Services
3 47 (31.33%) HTML
4 46 (30.67%) Spring
5 29 (19.33%) REST
6 26 (17.33%) CSS
7 23 (15.33%) Ajax
7 23 (15.33%) RESTful
8 22 (14.67%) Gherkin
8 22 (14.67%) SOAP
9 21 (14.00%) Hibernate
10 19 (12.67%) J2EE
11 14 (9.33%) Java EE
11 14 (9.33%) jQuery
12 13 (8.67%) AngularJS
12 13 (8.67%) JAX-RS
13 11 (7.33%) Node.js
14 9 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (5.33%) XSLT
16 7 (4.67%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) User Experience
2 10 (6.67%) Fintech
2 10 (6.67%) RIA
3 8 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.33%) iPhone
4 3 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.33%) Derivative
5 2 (1.33%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.67%) Contactless
6 1 (0.67%) EMV
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.67%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.67%) Linux
1 22 (14.67%) Unix
2 11 (7.33%) Windows
3 10 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.67%) Windows 10
5 7 (4.67%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.33%) Solaris
7 3 (2.00%) Android
7 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.00%) HPUX
8 2 (1.33%) CentOS
8 2 (1.33%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.67%) Scrum
3 42 (28.00%) OO
4 41 (27.33%) Test Automation
5 34 (22.67%) TDD
6 30 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 26 (17.33%) BDD
7 26 (17.33%) UML
8 25 (16.67%) OOD
9 23 (15.33%) SDET
10 20 (13.33%) SOA
11 18 (12.00%) Wealth Management
12 15 (10.00%) Web Development
13 14 (9.33%) E-Commerce
13 14 (9.33%) QA Automation
14 13 (8.67%) API Testing
14 13 (8.67%) Collaborative Working
14 13 (8.67%) Unit Testing
15 11 (7.33%) OOP
16 10 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 62 (41.33%) JavaScript
2 52 (34.67%) SQL
3 17 (11.33%) Shell Script
4 13 (8.67%) C#
4 13 (8.67%) PL/SQL
5 9 (6.00%) PHP
6 8 (5.33%) C
6 8 (5.33%) Python
6 8 (5.33%) VB
7 7 (4.67%) ES6
8 6 (4.00%) Perl
9 4 (2.67%) C++
9 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.33%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.33%) Ruby
11 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.67%) ABAP
12 1 (0.67%) AWK
12 1 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (9.33%) Degree
2 8 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.00%) CISSP
4 1 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.00%) QA
2 6 (4.00%) SLA
3 3 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.67%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (6.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.33%) Docker
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) Ansible
1 2 (1.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.33%) Marathon
1 2 (1.33%) Mesos
1 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.33%) Puppet
1 2 (1.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (1.33%) Terraform
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (18.00%) Oracle
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.67%) Dell
3 7 (4.67%) Demandware
4 6 (4.00%) IBM
5 4 (2.67%) ATG
6 3 (2.00%) Blue Martini
6 3 (2.00%) Elastic Path
6 3 (2.00%) hybris
6 3 (2.00%) Sage
7 2 (1.33%) Adobe
7 2 (1.33%) Apple
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.33%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.33%) Sybase
7 2 (1.33%) Symantec
8 1 (0.67%) HP
8 1 (0.67%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.67%) SAP