Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 162 167 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.09% 16.44% 18.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.86% 29.40% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 141 123 171
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £34,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 493 568 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 52.00% 55.91% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 409 470 343
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £31,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Java in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 102 (62.96%) SQL
2 80 (49.38%) Web Services
3 69 (42.59%) JavaScript
4 63 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
5 59 (36.42%) XML
6 54 (33.33%) Oracle
7 50 (30.86%) WebSphere
8 49 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (30.25%) Linux
9 47 (29.01%) Spring
9 47 (29.01%) Enterprise Software
10 45 (27.78%) Finance
11 42 (25.93%) Git (software)
12 40 (24.69%) SQL Server
12 40 (24.69%) J2EE
13 36 (22.22%) IBM
13 36 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
14 35 (21.60%) Relational Database
15 34 (20.99%) Tomcat
15 34 (20.99%) Hibernate
16 33 (20.37%) MVC
17 32 (19.75%) HTML
18 31 (19.14%) Unix
19 30 (18.52%) Migration
19 30 (18.52%) Java EE
19 30 (18.52%) SaaS
20 29 (17.90%) Software Engineering
20 29 (17.90%) C#
21 27 (16.67%) Windows
21 27 (16.67%) Banking

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 50 (30.86%) WebSphere
2 34 (20.99%) Tomcat
3 25 (15.43%) JBoss
4 23 (14.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 20 (12.35%) WebLogic
6 16 (9.88%) MQSeries
7 15 (9.26%) GlassFish
8 14 (8.64%) OpenStack
9 8 (4.94%) Oracle Service Bus
10 7 (4.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (3.09%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (2.47%) Apache
13 3 (1.85%) Apache Solr
14 2 (1.23%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.62%) CMS
15 1 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (18.52%) SaaS
4 15 (9.26%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (9.26%) IaaS
5 13 (8.02%) PaaS
6 3 (1.85%) GitHub
6 3 (1.85%) Office 365
7 2 (1.23%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.62%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Serverless
8 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.49%) DNS
1 17 (10.49%) TCP/IP
2 15 (9.26%) Internet
2 15 (9.26%) SAN
3 14 (8.64%) Reverse Proxy
3 14 (8.64%) VPN
4 12 (7.41%) Firewall
5 10 (6.17%) SSL
6 3 (1.85%) DHCP
7 2 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 35 (21.60%) Relational Database
3 13 (8.02%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.94%) Oracle Database 12c
6 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.09%) DB2
8 4 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.23%) MySQL
9 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.62%) Big Data
10 1 (0.62%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (0.62%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.62%) OLTP
10 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.62%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 42 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.20%) Eclipse
2 23 (14.20%) Jenkins
3 22 (13.58%) JIRA
4 19 (11.73%) Rational Team Concert
5 6 (3.70%) Maven
6 5 (3.09%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.47%) Subversion
8 2 (1.23%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.23%) gulp
8 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.23%) JUnit
8 2 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.23%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.62%) Firebug
9 1 (0.62%) Mockito
9 1 (0.62%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.62%) Selenium
9 1 (0.62%) The Grinder
9 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (27.78%) Finance
2 27 (16.67%) Banking
3 13 (8.02%) French Language
3 13 (8.02%) German Language
3 13 (8.02%) Retail
4 12 (7.41%) Swedish Language
5 2 (1.23%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 76 (46.91%) Developer
2 45 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 33 (20.37%) Consultant
4 32 (19.75%) Senior Developer
5 30 (18.52%) Implementation Consultant
6 27 (16.67%) Architect
6 27 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 23 (14.20%) Software Consultant
7 23 (14.20%) Software Engineer
8 22 (13.58%) Graduate
9 19 (11.73%) Junior
9 19 (11.73%) Senior Consultant
9 19 (11.73%) Senior Implementation Consultant
10 18 (11.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 17 (10.49%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (9.88%) Software Implementation Consultant
13 15 (9.26%) Analyst
13 15 (9.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 15 (9.26%) Graduate Developer
14 13 (8.02%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (49.38%) Web Services
2 59 (36.42%) XML
3 47 (29.01%) Spring
4 40 (24.69%) J2EE
5 34 (20.99%) Hibernate
6 32 (19.75%) HTML
7 30 (18.52%) Java EE
8 27 (16.67%) REST
9 23 (14.20%) jQuery
10 20 (12.35%) Java SE
11 19 (11.73%) CSS
12 16 (9.88%) EJB
12 16 (9.88%) JMS
12 16 (9.88%) RESTful
13 15 (9.26%) .NET
13 15 (9.26%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (9.26%) EJB 3.0
13 15 (9.26%) HornetQ
13 15 (9.26%) HTML5
13 15 (9.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.01%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (16.05%) Computer Science
3 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (8.64%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (8.64%) Replication
6 10 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (5.56%) Fintech
8 6 (3.70%) User Experience
9 5 (3.09%) Smartphone
10 4 (2.47%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.23%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.23%) EPoS
11 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.23%) W3C
12 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.62%) PKI
12 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.25%) Linux
2 31 (19.14%) Unix
3 27 (16.67%) Windows
4 12 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.47%) Android
6 3 (1.85%) Solaris
7 2 (1.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) HPUX
8 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.37%) MVC
3 30 (18.52%) Migration
4 29 (17.90%) Software Engineering
5 26 (16.05%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (16.05%) Software Delivery
6 25 (15.43%) Mathematics
6 25 (15.43%) SOA
7 22 (13.58%) Physics
7 22 (13.58%) TDD
8 21 (12.96%) Scrum
9 19 (11.73%) OO
10 16 (9.88%) Data Analysis
10 16 (9.88%) Deployment Automation
11 15 (9.26%) Analytics
11 15 (9.26%) Data Analytics
11 15 (9.26%) Data Migration
11 15 (9.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 13 (8.02%) Pair Programming
12 13 (8.02%) UML
Programming Languages
1 102 (62.96%) SQL
2 69 (42.59%) JavaScript
3 29 (17.90%) C#
4 25 (15.43%) PL/SQL
5 23 (14.20%) Shell Script
6 19 (11.73%) Apex Code
6 19 (11.73%) Groovy
7 18 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 17 (10.49%) Bash Shell
9 16 (9.88%) PowerShell
10 14 (8.64%) AWK
11 9 (5.56%) Java 8
11 9 (5.56%) Python
12 8 (4.94%) ANSI SQL
13 6 (3.70%) XPath
14 5 (3.09%) C++
15 4 (2.47%) Java 9
16 3 (1.85%) C
16 3 (1.85%) Perl
17 2 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (12.35%) Degree
2 15 (9.26%) PhD
3 10 (6.17%) AWS Certification
4 9 (5.56%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.62%) OCP
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.94%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) SEPA
2 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.17%) Hyper-V
1 10 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (4.32%) Docker
3 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.85%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (10.49%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (10.49%) Puppet
2 3 (1.85%) Ansible
3 2 (1.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.62%) Grafana
4 1 (0.62%) OpenView
4 1 (0.62%) Salt
4 1 (0.62%) Terraform
4 1 (0.62%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (33.33%) Oracle
2 36 (22.22%) IBM
3 19 (11.73%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (9.26%) Talend
5 14 (8.64%) Microsoft
6 12 (7.41%) VMware
7 9 (5.56%) Sybase
8 4 (2.47%) hybris
9 3 (1.85%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.85%) Apple
9 3 (1.85%) HP
9 3 (1.85%) New Relic
9 3 (1.85%) Nokia
9 3 (1.85%) Samsung
10 2 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.62%) Blue Martini
11 1 (0.62%) BMC
11 1 (0.62%) Elastic Path
11 1 (0.62%) Google
11 1 (0.62%) Intershop