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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 44 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Java 15 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.35% 4.33% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.98% 9.44% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 8
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
167 180 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 48.41% 45.80% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 161 160 86
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £49,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Bedford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) J2EE
3 14 (42.42%) Spring
3 14 (42.42%) Waterfall
4 12 (36.36%) XML
5 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 9 (27.27%) .NET
6 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
7 8 (24.24%) JUnit
7 8 (24.24%) EJB
7 8 (24.24%) JSP
7 8 (24.24%) Struts
7 8 (24.24%) Web Services
7 8 (24.24%) Linux
7 8 (24.24%) Sun
7 8 (24.24%) Sun Certification
7 8 (24.24%) Ajax
7 8 (24.24%) Web Development
7 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
7 8 (24.24%) jQuery
7 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (15.15%) C
8 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 4 (12.12%) SQL
9 4 (12.12%) UNIX
9 4 (12.12%) UML
9 4 (12.12%) IBM
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 4 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Software Manager
1 14 (42.42%) Development Manager
1 14 (42.42%) Software Development Manager
2 13 (39.39%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 8 (24.24%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) J2EE
2 14 (42.42%) Spring
3 12 (36.36%) XML
4 9 (27.27%) .NET
5 8 (24.24%) EJB
5 8 (24.24%) JSP
5 8 (24.24%) Struts
5 8 (24.24%) Web Services
5 8 (24.24%) Ajax
5 8 (24.24%) jQuery
6 5 (15.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (12.12%) Middleware
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
1 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Waterfall
3 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) UML
5 4 (12.12%) Logistics
6 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
8 1 (3.03%) Process Management
8 1 (3.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (15.15%) C
3 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 8 (24.24%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Sun
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft