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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 41 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 14 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.22% 5.15% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.79% 10.64% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 5
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +28.57%
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
143 141 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 53.36% 48.45% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 136 138 74
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 25 July 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Bedford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (61.11%) J2EE
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (44.44%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
5 6 (33.33%) Spring
5 6 (33.33%) EJB
5 6 (33.33%) JSP
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (27.78%) Web Development
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) JUnit
6 5 (27.78%) Struts
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) Sun
6 5 (27.78%) Sun Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) Ajax
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) .NET
8 3 (16.67%) C
8 3 (16.67%) JBoss
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 2 (11.11%) Process Management
9 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 2 (11.11%) Subversion

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 1 (5.56%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) GSM
1 1 (5.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Software Manager
3 5 (27.78%) J2EE Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Build and Release Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Release Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) J2EE
2 8 (44.44%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) Spring
3 6 (33.33%) EJB
3 6 (33.33%) JSP
4 5 (27.78%) Struts
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) Ajax
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
7 1 (5.56%) XSL
7 1 (5.56%) XHTML
7 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.56%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) UML
4 2 (11.11%) Process Management
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Android Development
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Sun
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Robert Half
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago