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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 24 44 56
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java 19 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.37% 3.61% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.12% 8.15% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 8
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
111 135 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 48.90% 44.26% 44.84%
Number of salaries quoted 103 117 151
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Bedford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (51.35%) Web Services
2 19 (51.35%) Ajax
2 19 (51.35%) Degree
3 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 15 (40.54%) J2EE
4 13 (35.14%) C#
4 13 (35.14%) .NET
4 13 (35.14%) TDD
4 13 (35.14%) jQuery
4 13 (35.14%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
6 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 11 (29.73%) Web Development
6 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
7 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
7 10 (27.03%) XML
7 10 (27.03%) Sun
7 10 (27.03%) Sun Certification
7 10 (27.03%) JUnit
7 10 (27.03%) EJB
7 10 (27.03%) JSP
7 10 (27.03%) Struts
8 9 (24.32%) HTTP
8 9 (24.32%) REST
9 5 (13.51%) MVC
9 5 (13.51%) C++
9 5 (13.51%) HTML
10 4 (10.81%) SQL
10 4 (10.81%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) JUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Java Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Senior Developer
4 11 (29.73%) J2EE Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Developer
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Java Developer
5 10 (27.03%) Linux Developer
6 9 (24.32%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Consultant
8 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Software Consultant
8 4 (10.81%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
9 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) Ajax
1 19 (51.35%) Web Services
2 15 (40.54%) J2EE
3 13 (35.14%) .NET
3 13 (35.14%) jQuery
4 10 (27.03%) EJB
4 10 (27.03%) JSP
4 10 (27.03%) Struts
4 10 (27.03%) XML
5 9 (24.32%) REST
6 5 (13.51%) HTML
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
7 4 (10.81%) CSS
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) TDD
3 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
4 11 (29.73%) Web Development
5 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.51%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Automation Testing
7 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) Web Testing
8 3 (8.11%) OO
8 3 (8.11%) SOA
8 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (5.41%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.41%) Information Security
10 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.70%) Presales
10 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 3 (8.11%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) Degree
2 10 (27.03%) Sun Certification
3 4 (10.81%) ISEB
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Sun
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft