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

Java
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Java 107 81 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.42% 16.53% 18.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.90% 37.33% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 80 62 61
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95%  

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 290 217 276
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 52.63% 44.29% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 240 172 204
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,350 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 152 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (40.97%) Finance
2 93 (40.97%) Scrum
3 86 (37.89%) TDD
4 83 (36.56%) Test Automation
5 81 (35.68%) SQL
6 72 (31.72%) Unix
7 70 (30.84%) Web Services
8 66 (29.07%) OO
9 61 (26.87%) BDD
10 60 (26.43%) Selenium
11 58 (25.55%) XML
12 57 (25.11%) QA
13 56 (24.67%) JavaScript
14 54 (23.79%) HTML
14 54 (23.79%) Spring
15 50 (22.03%) Cucumber
15 50 (22.03%) WebDriver
16 47 (20.70%) Shell Script
17 46 (20.26%) Oracle
18 43 (18.94%) RESTful
18 43 (18.94%) Gherkin
19 40 (17.62%) Software Engineering
19 40 (17.62%) JBehave
20 39 (17.18%) Hibernate
20 39 (17.18%) JIRA
21 37 (16.30%) Test Scripting
21 37 (16.30%) Linux
22 35 (15.42%) REST
23 33 (14.54%) CSS

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 29 (12.78%) Tomcat
2 15 (6.61%) Confluence
2 15 (6.61%) WebLogic
3 12 (5.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (3.52%) JBoss
5 7 (3.08%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.76%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.76%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.76%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.32%) WordPress
8 2 (0.88%) Apache
8 2 (0.88%) Drupal
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Magento
2 3 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.41%) SaaS
3 8 (3.52%) IaaS
4 4 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.93%) Internet
2 7 (3.08%) FTP
3 6 (2.64%) Firewall
3 6 (2.64%) iBeacon
4 4 (1.76%) DNS
4 4 (1.76%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (1.76%) SAN
4 4 (1.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.76%) VPN
5 3 (1.32%) Intranet
6 2 (0.88%) HTTP
7 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.52%) MySQL
4 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (2.64%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.88%) DB2
7 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 60 (26.43%) Selenium
2 50 (22.03%) Cucumber
2 50 (22.03%) WebDriver
3 40 (17.62%) JBehave
4 39 (17.18%) JIRA
5 31 (13.66%) Maven
6 26 (11.45%) Git (software)
7 23 (10.13%) JUnit
8 16 (7.05%) HP UFT
9 15 (6.61%) gulp
9 15 (6.61%) Jenkins
9 15 (6.61%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (4.85%) Eclipse
10 11 (4.85%) Subversion
11 10 (4.41%) SoapUI
12 7 (3.08%) Android Studio
12 7 (3.08%) Ant
13 6 (2.64%) LoadRunner
13 6 (2.64%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 93 (40.97%) Finance
2 14 (6.17%) Banking
3 11 (4.85%) Retail
3 11 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.20%) Games
5 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (53.74%) Developer
2 73 (32.16%) Java Developer
3 52 (22.91%) Analyst
4 42 (18.50%) Senior Developer
5 29 (12.78%) Test Analyst
6 24 (10.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (9.25%) SQL Analyst
7 21 (9.25%) Unix Analyst
8 18 (7.93%) Android Developer
8 18 (7.93%) Senior Android Developer
8 18 (7.93%) Software Developer
9 17 (7.49%) Agile Developer
9 17 (7.49%) Developer in Test
10 16 (7.05%) Agile Java Developer
10 16 (7.05%) Automation Test Analyst
10 16 (7.05%) JavaScript Developer
11 15 (6.61%) Java Engineer
11 15 (6.61%) Systems Analyst
12 14 (6.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (6.17%) SOA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (30.84%) Web Services
2 58 (25.55%) XML
3 54 (23.79%) HTML
3 54 (23.79%) Spring
4 43 (18.94%) Gherkin
4 43 (18.94%) RESTful
5 39 (17.18%) Hibernate
6 35 (15.42%) REST
7 33 (14.54%) CSS
8 31 (13.66%) J2EE
9 29 (12.78%) Java EE
10 21 (9.25%) jQuery
10 21 (9.25%) Node.js
11 20 (8.81%) SOAP
12 18 (7.93%) Ajax
13 16 (7.05%) AngularJS
13 16 (7.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (6.61%) CodeMirror
14 15 (6.61%) D3.js
15 14 (6.17%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.29%) Fintech
3 11 (4.85%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.41%) RIA
5 9 (3.96%) User Experience
6 6 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.20%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.76%) PMI
8 4 (1.76%) Replication
9 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.32%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.44%) Contactless
10 1 (0.44%) EMV
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.44%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 72 (31.72%) Unix
2 37 (16.30%) Linux
3 19 (8.37%) Android
4 12 (5.29%) Windows
5 10 (4.41%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.52%) Solaris
7 2 (0.88%) AIX
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (66.96%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (40.97%) Scrum
3 86 (37.89%) TDD
4 83 (36.56%) Test Automation
5 66 (29.07%) OO
6 61 (26.87%) BDD
7 40 (17.62%) Software Engineering
8 37 (16.30%) Test Scripting
9 31 (13.66%) UML
10 30 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (13.22%) Test Strategy
11 27 (11.89%) SDET
11 27 (11.89%) SOA
11 27 (11.89%) Wealth Management
12 26 (11.45%) OOD
13 24 (10.57%) ATDD
14 21 (9.25%) Regression Testing
15 20 (8.81%) OOP
16 19 (8.37%) Continuous Delivery
17 18 (7.93%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 81 (35.68%) SQL
2 56 (24.67%) JavaScript
3 47 (20.70%) Shell Script
4 24 (10.57%) C#
5 18 (7.93%) Python
6 17 (7.49%) PHP
6 17 (7.49%) PL/SQL
7 15 (6.61%) ES6
8 11 (4.85%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.96%) Objective-C
9 9 (3.96%) Perl
10 7 (3.08%) C++
11 5 (2.20%) AWK
12 4 (1.76%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.44%) ABAP
13 1 (0.44%) C
13 1 (0.44%) Jython
13 1 (0.44%) Ruby
13 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (7.05%) Degree
2 6 (2.64%) PhD
3 5 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.76%) AWS Certification
4 4 (1.76%) Master's Degree
4 4 (1.76%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (25.11%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.20%) Puppet
2 4 (1.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.76%) MOM
3 3 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.44%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 46 (20.26%) Oracle
2 11 (4.85%) Atlassian
3 9 (3.96%) hybris
4 8 (3.52%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.08%) IBM
6 6 (2.64%) HP
7 5 (2.20%) Demandware
8 4 (1.76%) ATG
8 4 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.44%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.44%) Apple
9 1 (0.44%) Google
9 1 (0.44%) New Relic
9 1 (0.44%) OpenText
9 1 (0.44%) SAP
9 1 (0.44%) Sybase
9 1 (0.44%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
FIS Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + be - equity, flexitime
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago