Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 146 217 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.03% 21.46% 12.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.70% 48.98% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 139 211 94
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £60,000
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 527 443 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 57.85% 43.82% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 474 381 362
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 93 (63.70%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (54.11%) JavaScript
3 63 (43.15%) Scrum
4 61 (41.78%) SQL
5 56 (38.36%) HTML
6 55 (37.67%) XML
7 54 (36.99%) Spring
8 46 (31.51%) Web Services
9 44 (30.14%) Maven
10 41 (28.08%) CSS
11 37 (25.34%) OO
12 35 (23.97%) Test Automation
13 34 (23.29%) QA
14 32 (21.92%) Software Engineering
14 32 (21.92%) Finance
15 31 (21.23%) TDD
16 29 (19.86%) J2EE
17 27 (18.49%) HTML5
18 26 (17.81%) REST
19 25 (17.12%) Selenium
20 24 (16.44%) Node.js
21 23 (15.75%) WebDriver
21 23 (15.75%) JUnit
22 22 (15.07%) Oracle
22 22 (15.07%) Linux
22 22 (15.07%) BDD
23 21 (14.38%) Unix
23 21 (14.38%) Hibernate
24 19 (13.01%) Ajax
25 18 (12.33%) Tomcat

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 18 (12.33%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (5.48%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.42%) Apache
5 4 (2.74%) CMS
5 4 (2.74%) Confluence
5 4 (2.74%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (2.05%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.37%) Drupal
7 2 (1.37%) JBoss
8 1 (0.68%) IIS
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.90%) SaaS
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.37%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.37%) PaaS
2 2 (1.37%) Route 53
2 2 (1.37%) Serverless
2 2 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.68%) Akamai
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) Internet
2 6 (4.11%) Firewall
3 2 (1.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.68%) DHCP
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.79%) MySQL
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.42%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.05%) DB2
5 3 (2.05%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.37%) MS Access
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.68%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 44 (30.14%) Maven
2 25 (17.12%) Selenium
3 23 (15.75%) JUnit
3 23 (15.75%) WebDriver
4 18 (12.33%) Git (software)
5 16 (10.96%) Cucumber
5 16 (10.96%) Jenkins
6 15 (10.27%) JBehave
7 13 (8.90%) JIRA
8 9 (6.16%) gulp
8 9 (6.16%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (5.48%) Bitbucket
9 8 (5.48%) jMock
9 8 (5.48%) Subversion
10 4 (2.74%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.74%) Mockito
10 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.05%) Ant
11 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 32 (21.92%) Finance
2 13 (8.90%) Retail
3 9 (6.16%) Banking
4 7 (4.79%) Games
5 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) Czech Language
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (55.48%) Developer
2 56 (38.36%) Java Developer
3 25 (17.12%) Java Engineer
4 19 (13.01%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (8.90%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Test Automation Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.16%) Analyst
7 9 (6.16%) Java Web Developer
7 9 (6.16%) Junior
7 9 (6.16%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.16%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (6.16%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) Agile Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (5.48%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.79%) HTML CSS Developer
9 7 (4.79%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (38.36%) HTML
2 55 (37.67%) XML
3 54 (36.99%) Spring
4 46 (31.51%) Web Services
5 41 (28.08%) CSS
6 29 (19.86%) J2EE
7 27 (18.49%) HTML5
8 26 (17.81%) REST
9 24 (16.44%) Node.js
10 21 (14.38%) Hibernate
11 19 (13.01%) Ajax
12 18 (12.33%) AngularJS
12 18 (12.33%) RESTful
13 17 (11.64%) jQuery
14 16 (10.96%) SOAP
15 15 (10.27%) .NET
15 15 (10.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (8.90%) CSS3
17 12 (8.22%) Gherkin
18 11 (7.53%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.59%) User Experience
2 10 (6.85%) Fintech
3 7 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.42%) RIA
5 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.74%) iPhone
5 4 (2.74%) Virtual Team
6 3 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.05%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.07%) Linux
2 21 (14.38%) Unix
3 12 (8.22%) Windows
4 7 (4.79%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.42%) Solaris
6 4 (2.74%) HPUX
6 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.05%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.37%) CentOS
8 2 (1.37%) DC/OS
8 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (63.70%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (43.15%) Scrum
3 37 (25.34%) OO
4 35 (23.97%) Test Automation
5 32 (21.92%) Software Engineering
6 31 (21.23%) TDD
7 22 (15.07%) BDD
8 17 (11.64%) E-Commerce
8 17 (11.64%) MVC
8 17 (11.64%) SDET
9 16 (10.96%) QA Automation
9 16 (10.96%) UML
9 16 (10.96%) Web Development
10 14 (9.59%) OOD
11 13 (8.90%) OOP
11 13 (8.90%) Product Management
11 13 (8.90%) SOA
12 12 (8.22%) Unit Testing
13 9 (6.16%) Change Management
13 9 (6.16%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 79 (54.11%) JavaScript
2 61 (41.78%) SQL
3 17 (11.64%) PL/SQL
4 16 (10.96%) C#
5 14 (9.59%) Python
6 13 (8.90%) Apex Code
7 9 (6.16%) ES6
8 8 (5.48%) Groovy
9 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.42%) Perl
10 5 (3.42%) PHP
11 4 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.74%) VB
12 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.05%) C
13 2 (1.37%) C++
13 2 (1.37%) Ruby
14 1 (0.68%) AWK
14 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (10.96%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.37%) CISSP
4 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (23.29%) QA
2 12 (8.22%) SLA
3 2 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.37%) Docker
3 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Ansible
1 2 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.37%) Marathon
1 2 (1.37%) Mesos
1 2 (1.37%) MOM
1 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.37%) Puppet
1 2 (1.37%) Terraform
2 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (15.07%) Oracle
2 13 (8.90%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (6.16%) IBM
4 8 (5.48%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.42%) Sun
6 3 (2.05%) ATG
6 3 (2.05%) Blue Martini
6 3 (2.05%) Dell
6 3 (2.05%) Demandware
6 3 (2.05%) Elastic Path
6 3 (2.05%) hybris
7 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) Apple
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.68%) Nokia
8 1 (0.68%) Sage
8 1 (0.68%) Symantec