The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 80 67 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 13 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.39% 2.17% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.23% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 32
Average salary £47,500 £45,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.39% +5.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £47,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Java Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
863 1123 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.50% 97.48% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 714 861 1129
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Bedfordshire region.

Java Developer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Java Developer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -9 8 £51,750 +15.00%
Bedford - 3 £40,000 -
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (44.00%) Web Services
4 11 (44.00%) Linux
5 10 (40.00%) Struts
5 10 (40.00%) Ajax
6 9 (36.00%) JSP
7 8 (32.00%) XML
7 8 (32.00%) EJB
7 8 (32.00%) Spring
7 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (28.00%) Degree
8 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (28.00%) JUnit
8 7 (28.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) J2EE
9 6 (24.00%) Sun
9 6 (24.00%) Sun Certification
9 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (24.00%) Web Development
9 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle
11 4 (16.00%) JBoss
11 4 (16.00%) Finance
11 4 (16.00%) TDD
11 4 (16.00%) Banking

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.00%) DB2
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 10 (40.00%) Ajax
2 10 (40.00%) Struts
3 9 (36.00%) JSP
4 8 (32.00%) EJB
4 8 (32.00%) Spring
4 8 (32.00%) XML
5 7 (28.00%) J2EE
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 4 (16.00%) REST
9 3 (12.00%) CSS
9 3 (12.00%) CSS3
9 3 (12.00%) LAMP
10 2 (8.00%) J2SE
10 2 (8.00%) JMS
10 2 (8.00%) Middleware
10 2 (8.00%) XSL
10 2 (8.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (24.00%) Web Development
4 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (8.00%) EAI
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) PLM
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Sun
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) BEA
4 1 (4.00%) Endeca
4 1 (4.00%) hybris
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) OpenText
4 1 (4.00%) Rally