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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 120 75 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.78% 13.11% 20.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.42% 39.68% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 99 50 57
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,650
% change year-on-year - +0.78%  

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 advertised in Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 238 189 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 43.19% 33.04% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 196 154 167
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Watford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 162 (66.12%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (46.12%) Finance
3 100 (40.82%) SQL
4 97 (39.59%) Scrum
5 89 (36.33%) Unix
6 76 (31.02%) OO
7 74 (30.20%) TDD
7 74 (30.20%) Spring
8 65 (26.53%) JavaScript
9 59 (24.08%) HTML
9 59 (24.08%) Linux
9 59 (24.08%) Selenium
10 55 (22.45%) QA
11 54 (22.04%) Web Services
11 54 (22.04%) Hibernate
12 53 (21.63%) Oracle
13 50 (20.41%) Software Engineering
13 50 (20.41%) WebDriver
14 48 (19.59%) C#
15 47 (19.18%) XML
16 45 (18.37%) BDD
17 43 (17.55%) Shell Script
18 40 (16.33%) Cucumber
19 39 (15.92%) CSS
20 37 (15.10%) Tomcat
21 36 (14.69%) Node.js
22 35 (14.29%) RESTful
22 35 (14.29%) Python
22 35 (14.29%) J2EE
22 35 (14.29%) HP UFT

Java
Top Related 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 37 (15.10%) Tomcat
2 18 (7.35%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.94%) WebLogic
4 14 (5.71%) Confluence
5 13 (5.31%) JBoss
6 9 (3.67%) Apache
7 4 (1.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.63%) CMS
7 4 (1.63%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.41%) Drupal
10 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.49%) MS Office
2 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (6.53%) Magento
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.71%) SaaS
2 5 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.90%) Internet
2 11 (4.49%) FTP
3 3 (1.22%) HTTP
3 3 (1.22%) iBeacon
4 1 (0.41%) AMQP
4 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.94%) MySQL
3 16 (6.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (4.90%) RDBMS
4 12 (4.90%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.49%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.63%) Jackrabbit
7 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.41%) DB2
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (24.08%) Selenium
2 50 (20.41%) WebDriver
3 40 (16.33%) Cucumber
4 35 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 35 (14.29%) Maven
5 34 (13.88%) JBehave
6 33 (13.47%) Git (software)
7 31 (12.65%) JIRA
8 26 (10.61%) JUnit
9 21 (8.57%) gulp
10 19 (7.76%) Karma Test Runner
11 16 (6.53%) Subversion
12 12 (4.90%) SoapUI
13 11 (4.49%) Jenkins
13 11 (4.49%) LoadRunner
14 7 (2.86%) Eclipse
15 5 (2.04%) Ant
15 5 (2.04%) ClearQuest
16 4 (1.63%) Log4j
16 4 (1.63%) Mockito
General
1 113 (46.12%) Finance
2 17 (6.94%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.08%) Banking
4 8 (3.27%) Retail
5 3 (1.22%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (56.33%) Developer
2 79 (32.24%) Java Developer
3 75 (30.61%) Analyst
4 55 (22.45%) Senior Developer
5 50 (20.41%) Test Analyst
6 32 (13.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 24 (9.80%) Agile Developer
7 24 (9.80%) Agile Java Developer
8 22 (8.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 21 (8.57%) Android Developer
9 21 (8.57%) Senior Android Developer
10 20 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
10 20 (8.16%) Software Developer
11 18 (7.35%) Unix Analyst
12 17 (6.94%) SQL Analyst
13 16 (6.53%) Automation Test Analyst
13 16 (6.53%) QA Analyst
14 15 (6.12%) QA Test Analyst
15 14 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
16 13 (5.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (30.20%) Spring
2 59 (24.08%) HTML
3 54 (22.04%) Hibernate
3 54 (22.04%) Web Services
4 47 (19.18%) XML
5 39 (15.92%) CSS
6 36 (14.69%) Node.js
7 35 (14.29%) J2EE
7 35 (14.29%) RESTful
8 31 (12.65%) REST
9 29 (11.84%) Gherkin
10 24 (9.80%) Ajax
11 23 (9.39%) AngularJS
11 23 (9.39%) HTML5
11 23 (9.39%) Java EE
11 23 (9.39%) JSON
12 22 (8.98%) jQuery
12 22 (8.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (7.76%) CodeMirror
13 19 (7.76%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.53%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.27%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.27%) Smartphone
4 7 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.45%) Fintech
5 6 (2.45%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.04%) RIA
6 5 (2.04%) User Experience
7 3 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 89 (36.33%) Unix
2 59 (24.08%) Linux
3 21 (8.57%) Android
4 18 (7.35%) Solaris
5 11 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 11 (4.49%) Windows
6 7 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.63%) HPUX
8 1 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (66.12%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (39.59%) Scrum
3 76 (31.02%) OO
4 74 (30.20%) TDD
5 50 (20.41%) Software Engineering
6 45 (18.37%) BDD
7 33 (13.47%) Automation Testing
7 33 (13.47%) Functional Testing
7 33 (13.47%) Test Automation
8 30 (12.24%) Test Scripting
9 28 (11.43%) UML
10 26 (10.61%) OOP
11 25 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (10.20%) Kanban
11 25 (10.20%) Regression Testing
12 24 (9.80%) Waterfall
13 22 (8.98%) Test Strategy
14 21 (8.57%) Android Development
15 20 (8.16%) Automated Testing
15 20 (8.16%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 100 (40.82%) SQL
2 65 (26.53%) JavaScript
3 48 (19.59%) C#
4 43 (17.55%) Shell Script
5 35 (14.29%) Python
6 21 (8.57%) ES6
7 18 (7.35%) PL/SQL
8 17 (6.94%) C++
9 14 (5.71%) Perl
10 13 (5.31%) PHP
11 11 (4.49%) Bash Shell
11 11 (4.49%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.22%) AWK
12 3 (1.22%) Jython
12 3 (1.22%) Scala
12 3 (1.22%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.82%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.82%) Ruby
14 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (7.35%) Degree
2 15 (6.12%) PhD
3 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (22.45%) QA
2 15 (6.12%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (1.22%) MOM
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 53 (21.63%) Oracle
2 15 (6.12%) HP
3 14 (5.71%) Atlassian
4 13 (5.31%) IBM
4 13 (5.31%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.45%) hybris
6 5 (2.04%) Sybase
7 4 (1.63%) ATG
7 4 (1.63%) Blue Martini
7 4 (1.63%) Talend
8 3 (1.22%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.22%) New Relic
9 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £70,000 + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £50,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago