Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 192 244 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.06% 22.36% 14.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.78% 49.39% 36.53%
Number of salaries quoted 176 226 108
Watford median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 522 494 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 54.55% 45.28% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 471 430 349
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,375 £66,000
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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 117 (60.94%) JavaScript
1 117 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (44.27%) SQL
2 85 (44.27%) HTML
3 74 (38.54%) Spring
4 73 (38.02%) Scrum
5 71 (36.98%) XML
6 57 (29.69%) HTML5
7 54 (28.13%) Maven
8 52 (27.08%) Web Services
9 49 (25.52%) QA
10 46 (23.96%) J2EE
11 45 (23.44%) CSS
12 43 (22.40%) OO
13 40 (20.83%) Finance
13 40 (20.83%) Node.js
14 39 (20.31%) MVC
14 39 (20.31%) Test Automation
14 39 (20.31%) TDD
15 38 (19.79%) Software Engineering
15 38 (19.79%) JSP
16 37 (19.27%) AngularJS
17 35 (18.23%) Git (software)
18 34 (17.71%) Tomcat
18 34 (17.71%) Unix
18 34 (17.71%) REST
19 33 (17.19%) SaaS
20 31 (16.15%) Linux
21 30 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
21 30 (15.63%) Apex Code

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 34 (17.71%) Tomcat
2 15 (7.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 15 (7.81%) WebSphere
2 15 (7.81%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (7.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (6.77%) Apache
5 11 (5.73%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (4.17%) CMS
6 8 (4.17%) MQSeries
7 7 (3.65%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (3.13%) CloudStack
9 5 (2.60%) Drupal
10 4 (2.08%) Confluence
10 4 (2.08%) WebLogic
11 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.04%) Apache Solr
12 2 (1.04%) CoreMedia CMS
Business Applications
1 11 (5.73%) Magento
2 2 (1.04%) Fredhopper
2 2 (1.04%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.19%) SaaS
2 16 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.81%) Internet
2 11 (5.73%) SSL
3 2 (1.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.81%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.29%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.77%) MySQL
4 12 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 11 (5.73%) Oracle Database 12c
6 9 (4.69%) DB2
7 8 (4.17%) Jackrabbit
8 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.56%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.04%) Endeca
10 2 (1.04%) MS Access
11 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (28.13%) Maven
2 35 (18.23%) Git (software)
3 29 (15.10%) WebDriver
4 25 (13.02%) Jenkins
4 25 (13.02%) Selenium
5 24 (12.50%) JUnit
6 23 (11.98%) JBehave
7 21 (10.94%) JIRA
8 18 (9.38%) gulp
8 18 (9.38%) Karma Test Runner
9 16 (8.33%) Cucumber
10 13 (6.77%) Subversion
11 10 (5.21%) Mockito
12 9 (4.69%) Ant
12 9 (4.69%) Eclipse
12 9 (4.69%) Log4j
12 9 (4.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 6 (3.13%) Bitbucket
13 6 (3.13%) jMock
14 4 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 40 (20.83%) Finance
2 11 (5.73%) Banking
2 11 (5.73%) Retail
3 4 (2.08%) Marketing
4 3 (1.56%) Advertising
4 3 (1.56%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (54.69%) Developer
2 64 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 29 (15.10%) Java Engineer
4 24 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 13 (6.77%) Analyst
8 13 (6.77%) Junior
9 12 (6.25%) Architect
9 12 (6.25%) Consultant
9 12 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
10 11 (5.73%) Product Manager
11 10 (5.21%) Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (5.21%) Test Analyst
11 10 (5.21%) WebSphere Developer
12 9 (4.69%) Applications Support
12 9 (4.69%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (4.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (44.27%) HTML
2 74 (38.54%) Spring
3 71 (36.98%) XML
4 57 (29.69%) HTML5
5 52 (27.08%) Web Services
6 46 (23.96%) J2EE
7 45 (23.44%) CSS
8 40 (20.83%) Node.js
9 38 (19.79%) JSP
10 37 (19.27%) AngularJS
11 34 (17.71%) REST
12 28 (14.58%) RESTful
12 28 (14.58%) SOAP
13 24 (12.50%) JSON
14 23 (11.98%) jQuery
14 23 (11.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (11.98%) XSD
15 22 (11.46%) CSS3
16 19 (9.90%) React
16 19 (9.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.17%) Fintech
4 7 (3.65%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (3.13%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.13%) User Experience
6 3 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.56%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.71%) Unix
2 31 (16.15%) Linux
3 11 (5.73%) HPUX
3 11 (5.73%) Solaris
4 7 (3.65%) Windows
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.02%) Scrum
3 43 (22.40%) OO
4 39 (20.31%) MVC
4 39 (20.31%) TDD
4 39 (20.31%) Test Automation
5 38 (19.79%) Software Engineering
6 29 (15.10%) E-Commerce
7 22 (11.46%) OOP
8 20 (10.42%) BDD
9 19 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (9.38%) SOA
11 17 (8.85%) SDLC
12 16 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (7.81%) Pair Programming
14 14 (7.29%) Line Management
15 13 (6.77%) Kanban
15 13 (6.77%) UML
16 12 (6.25%) Unit Testing
17 11 (5.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 117 (60.94%) JavaScript
2 85 (44.27%) SQL
3 30 (15.63%) Apex Code
4 21 (10.94%) PL/SQL
5 18 (9.38%) ES6
5 18 (9.38%) Python
6 14 (7.29%) Bash Shell
6 14 (7.29%) C#
7 13 (6.77%) Perl
8 12 (6.25%) Java 8
9 8 (4.17%) Groovy
10 6 (3.13%) PHP
11 5 (2.60%) Ruby
12 4 (2.08%) C
12 4 (2.08%) C++
12 4 (2.08%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.56%) VBScript
14 2 (1.04%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.04%) VBA
15 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (25.52%) QA
2 8 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Ansible
1 6 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.13%) Puppet
2 3 (1.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (1.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 30 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (11.46%) Oracle
3 19 (9.90%) IBM
4 13 (6.77%) hybris
5 10 (5.21%) Blue Martini
5 10 (5.21%) Demandware
5 10 (5.21%) Elastic Path
6 8 (4.17%) ATG
7 5 (2.60%) Sun
8 3 (1.56%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.04%) Adobe
9 2 (1.04%) Citrix
9 2 (1.04%) SAP
10 1 (0.52%) Talend