Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 154 151 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.11% 16.01% 20.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.12% 27.86% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 133 126 204
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -2.78% +8.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £76,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -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 465 542 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 48.64% 57.48% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 376 463 387
Watford median annual salary £48,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 84 (54.55%) SQL
2 71 (46.10%) Web Services
3 68 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (41.56%) JavaScript
5 57 (37.01%) Amazon AWS
6 47 (30.52%) XML
7 45 (29.22%) Linux
8 44 (28.57%) Finance
9 40 (25.97%) Oracle
9 40 (25.97%) WebSphere
10 39 (25.32%) Spring
11 36 (23.38%) Software Engineering
12 35 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 35 (22.73%) Scrum
13 33 (21.43%) J2EE
14 32 (20.78%) Tomcat
14 32 (20.78%) Enterprise Software
15 31 (20.13%) Migration
15 31 (20.13%) Java EE
16 30 (19.48%) MVC
16 30 (19.48%) SQL Server
16 30 (19.48%) Unix
17 29 (18.83%) IBM
18 28 (18.18%) HTML
18 28 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
18 28 (18.18%) Relational Database
19 27 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (17.53%) C#
20 26 (16.88%) PL/SQL
20 26 (16.88%) SaaS

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 40 (25.97%) WebSphere
2 32 (20.78%) Tomcat
3 22 (14.29%) JBoss
4 21 (13.64%) WebLogic
5 20 (12.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (8.44%) GlassFish
6 13 (8.44%) MQSeries
7 12 (7.79%) OpenStack
8 8 (5.19%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.95%) Apache
11 3 (1.95%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.95%) Jetty
12 2 (1.30%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 57 (37.01%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (16.88%) SaaS
4 13 (8.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (8.44%) IaaS
5 11 (7.14%) PaaS
6 4 (2.60%) Office 365
7 3 (1.95%) GitHub
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.39%) DNS
1 16 (10.39%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.74%) Internet
3 13 (8.44%) SAN
4 12 (7.79%) Reverse Proxy
4 12 (7.79%) VPN
5 10 (6.49%) Firewall
5 10 (6.49%) SSL
6 4 (2.60%) DHCP
7 2 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 28 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.95%) DB2
9 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.65%) Big Data
10 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.65%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (0.65%) MySQL
10 1 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 35 (22.73%) Git (software)
2 21 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.04%) JIRA
4 14 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 13 (8.44%) Rational Team Concert
6 11 (7.14%) Maven
7 8 (5.19%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.19%) JBehave
8 7 (4.55%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.90%) Bitbucket
9 6 (3.90%) Selenium
10 5 (3.25%) gulp
11 4 (2.60%) Gradle
11 4 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (1.30%) Mockito
13 1 (0.65%) Firebug
13 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.65%) JMeter
13 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
General
1 44 (28.57%) Finance
2 19 (12.34%) Banking
3 14 (9.09%) Retail
4 10 (6.49%) French Language
4 10 (6.49%) German Language
4 10 (6.49%) Swedish Language
5 4 (2.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (48.05%) Developer
2 42 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 28 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 24 (15.58%) Senior Developer
5 22 (14.29%) Consultant
6 21 (13.64%) Graduate
6 21 (13.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 21 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (12.99%) Architect
8 19 (12.34%) Implementation Consultant
9 18 (11.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 18 (11.69%) Graduate Developer
10 16 (10.39%) Junior
11 15 (9.74%) Analyst
12 13 (8.44%) Infrastructure Architect
13 12 (7.79%) Senior Consultant
13 12 (7.79%) Senior Implementation Consultant
13 12 (7.79%) Software Consultant
14 10 (6.49%) SQL Analyst
15 9 (5.84%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (46.10%) Web Services
2 47 (30.52%) XML
3 39 (25.32%) Spring
4 33 (21.43%) J2EE
5 31 (20.13%) Java EE
6 28 (18.18%) HTML
7 23 (14.94%) Hibernate
8 20 (12.99%) Java SE
8 20 (12.99%) jQuery
9 19 (12.34%) RESTful
10 17 (11.04%) REST
11 15 (9.74%) ActiveMQ
12 14 (9.09%) HTML5
12 14 (9.09%) React
13 13 (8.44%) CSS
13 13 (8.44%) EJB
13 13 (8.44%) EJB 3.0
13 13 (8.44%) HornetQ
13 13 (8.44%) JMS
13 13 (8.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.78%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.44%) Hybrid Cloud
4 12 (7.79%) Fintech
4 12 (7.79%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (7.79%) Replication
5 8 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.60%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.95%) EPoS
7 3 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.95%) User Experience
8 2 (1.30%) PKI
8 2 (1.30%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.22%) Linux
2 30 (19.48%) Unix
3 25 (16.23%) Windows
4 13 (8.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.38%) Software Engineering
3 35 (22.73%) Scrum
4 31 (20.13%) Migration
5 30 (19.48%) MVC
6 27 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (16.88%) TDD
8 25 (16.23%) Computer Science
9 24 (15.58%) Mathematics
10 21 (13.64%) OO
10 21 (13.64%) Physics
10 21 (13.64%) SOA
11 19 (12.34%) Data Analysis
11 19 (12.34%) Software Delivery
12 18 (11.69%) Analytics
12 18 (11.69%) Data Analytics
12 18 (11.69%) Data Migration
12 18 (11.69%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 18 (11.69%) Test Automation
13 16 (10.39%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 84 (54.55%) SQL
2 64 (41.56%) JavaScript
3 27 (17.53%) C#
4 26 (16.88%) PL/SQL
5 24 (15.58%) Shell Script
6 21 (13.64%) T-SQL
7 19 (12.34%) Java 8
8 14 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 14 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 14 (9.09%) Python
9 13 (8.44%) Groovy
10 12 (7.79%) Apex Code
10 12 (7.79%) AWK
11 8 (5.19%) ANSI SQL
12 6 (3.90%) XPath
13 4 (2.60%) C++
13 4 (2.60%) ES6
13 4 (2.60%) Java 9
13 4 (2.60%) Perl
13 4 (2.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (11.69%) PhD
2 13 (8.44%) Degree
3 8 (5.19%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.90%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) OCP
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.39%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.49%) Hyper-V
1 10 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (4.55%) Docker
3 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.60%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 14 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (2.60%) Ansible
3 3 (1.95%) Terraform
4 2 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Grafana
5 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (25.97%) Oracle
2 29 (18.83%) IBM
3 18 (11.69%) Talend
4 15 (9.74%) Microsoft
5 12 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (7.14%) VMware
7 9 (5.84%) Sybase
8 4 (2.60%) Apple
8 4 (2.60%) HP
8 4 (2.60%) Nokia
8 4 (2.60%) Samsung
9 3 (1.95%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.95%) New Relic
10 2 (1.30%) CA
10 2 (1.30%) hybris
10 2 (1.30%) Novell
10 2 (1.30%) Ping Identity
10 2 (1.30%) Sun
11 1 (0.65%) Intershop
11 1 (0.65%) Red Hat