The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 42 22 44
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Permanent jobs citing Java 17 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.21% 8.15% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.18% 18.80% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 3
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Java
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
167 117 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 51.23% 43.33% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 163 117 91
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Java
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Bedford region.

Java Salary Trend in Bedford

Java
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Bedford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 18 (69.23%) J2EE
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) XML
3 10 (38.46%) EJB
3 10 (38.46%) JSP
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
4 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 9 (34.62%) Ajax
4 9 (34.62%) Spring
4 9 (34.62%) Web Development
4 9 (34.62%) Degree
4 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
4 9 (34.62%) Sun
4 9 (34.62%) Sun Certification
4 9 (34.62%) JUnit
4 9 (34.62%) Struts
4 9 (34.62%) Web Services
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (19.23%) UML
6 5 (19.23%) IBM
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
1 5 (19.23%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.85%) ColdFusion
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Software Manager
3 9 (34.62%) Software Development Manager
3 9 (34.62%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Development Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) J2EE
2 15 (57.69%) XML
3 10 (38.46%) EJB
3 10 (38.46%) JSP
4 9 (34.62%) jQuery
4 9 (34.62%) Ajax
4 9 (34.62%) Spring
4 9 (34.62%) Struts
4 9 (34.62%) Web Services
5 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (15.38%) Middleware
8 1 (3.85%) SAP PI
8 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.85%) XHTML
8 1 (3.85%) HTML
8 1 (3.85%) Servlets
8 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Waterfall
3 9 (34.62%) Web Development
4 5 (19.23%) UML
5 4 (15.38%) Logistics
6 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Process Management
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Time Management
8 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Release Management
8 1 (3.85%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.54%) C
5 2 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
1 9 (34.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Sun
2 5 (19.23%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) SAP