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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 49 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Permanent jobs citing Java 5 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.81% 5.66% 7.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 12.16% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 22
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
131 148 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.46% 46.54% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 122 141 137
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Web Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Web Testing
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
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