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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank - 68 39
Permanent jobs citing Java 0 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 0.80% 4.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.49% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 11
Average salary - £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
83 201 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.17% 53.32% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 70 199 123
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (28.57%) Simulink
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 1 (14.29%) Mason
4 1 (14.29%) Avionics
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Avionics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) Mason
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) EJB
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
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