The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 73 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 4 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.80% 5.97% 4.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 11.85% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 11
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +2.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
239 135 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.99% 50.37% 47.51%
Number of salaries quoted 231 132 101
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Java
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Bedford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 8 (50.00%) Web Development
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (37.50%) JBoss
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) EJB
5 6 (37.50%) JSP
5 6 (37.50%) Struts
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) Ajax
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) AIX
7 4 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (25.00%) ETL
7 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (25.00%) C
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) C++
7 4 (25.00%) DB2
7 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (25.00%) UNIX
7 4 (25.00%) JSF
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) GSM
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
1 2 (12.50%) SS7
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) GPRS
2 1 (6.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) DB2
1 4 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SQLite
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Graduate
4 2 (12.50%) Software Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Release Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) EJB
1 6 (37.50%) JSP
1 6 (37.50%) Struts
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
1 6 (37.50%) Ajax
2 4 (25.00%) JSF
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) AIX
3 4 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Android Development
7 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C
3 4 (25.00%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Sun