The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 23 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 82 89 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.99% 8.78% 10.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.62% 20.00% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 82 87 94
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,589
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.45%
Java
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
525 445 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.76% 43.89% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 476 434 417
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Java
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Java Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Java
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 26 £38,500 -9.41% 4
Bedford -18 18 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Dunstable -2 17 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 66 (35.68%) SQL Server
2 61 (32.97%) JavaScript
3 60 (32.43%) JSP
4 55 (29.73%) SQL
5 47 (25.41%) Oracle
6 44 (23.78%) Retail
7 41 (22.16%) Software Engineering
7 41 (22.16%) XML
8 39 (21.08%) UNIX
8 39 (21.08%) Linux
8 39 (21.08%) J2EE
9 37 (20.00%) Banking
10 36 (19.46%) OO
11 34 (18.38%) .NET
12 33 (17.84%) HTML
13 32 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (16.76%) jQuery
14 31 (16.76%) JBoss
15 30 (16.22%) Web Services
16 28 (15.14%) Struts
17 27 (14.59%) Ajax
17 27 (14.59%) Web Development
18 26 (14.05%) Finance
19 24 (12.97%) C#
19 24 (12.97%) C++
20 23 (12.43%) EJB
20 23 (12.43%) UML
20 23 (12.43%) Migration
20 23 (12.43%) WebSphere
20 23 (12.43%) Time Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 23 (12.43%) WebSphere
2 18 (9.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.41%) CMS
5 9 (4.86%) ColdFusion
5 9 (4.86%) IIS
5 9 (4.86%) Apache
6 7 (3.78%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 2 (1.08%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.54%) Liferay
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.16%) HTTP
1 4 (2.16%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.08%) UMTS
2 2 (1.08%) FTP
2 2 (1.08%) GPRS
2 2 (1.08%) GSM
2 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) 3G
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
2 2 (1.08%) 2G
2 2 (1.08%) LTE
2 2 (1.08%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (35.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.89%) DB2
3 21 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (11.35%) Relational Database
4 17 (9.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.86%) MySQL
6 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.62%) Big Data
8 1 (0.54%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (9.19%) Eclipse
2 15 (8.11%) MyEclipse
3 13 (7.03%) Subversion
4 10 (5.41%) PowerBuilder
5 9 (4.86%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (4.32%) Selenium
7 7 (3.78%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (3.78%) Bugzilla
7 7 (3.78%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.24%) JUnit
9 4 (2.16%) Maven
10 3 (1.62%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.08%) Ant
11 2 (1.08%) JIRA
11 2 (1.08%) TestNG
11 2 (1.08%) Gradle
11 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.54%) JMeter
General
1 44 (23.78%) Retail
2 37 (20.00%) Banking
3 26 (14.05%) Finance
4 6 (3.24%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.16%) Marketing
5 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Front Office
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (47.57%) Developer
2 56 (30.27%) Java Developer
3 34 (18.38%) Software Engineer
4 28 (15.14%) Analyst
5 21 (11.35%) Applications Support
6 20 (10.81%) Senior Developer
7 18 (9.73%) Support Engineer
7 18 (9.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 16 (8.65%) Java Software Engineer
9 14 (7.57%) Business Analyst
10 13 (7.03%) Architect
10 13 (7.03%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (5.41%) Software Developer
12 9 (4.86%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (4.86%) Test Engineer
13 8 (4.32%) Software Support Engineer
13 8 (4.32%) Front-End Developer
14 7 (3.78%) Software Manager
14 7 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.43%) JSP
2 41 (22.16%) XML
3 39 (21.08%) J2EE
4 34 (18.38%) .NET
5 33 (17.84%) HTML
6 31 (16.76%) jQuery
7 30 (16.22%) Web Services
8 28 (15.14%) Struts
9 27 (14.59%) Ajax
10 23 (12.43%) EJB
11 21 (11.35%) Java EE
11 21 (11.35%) JSF
11 21 (11.35%) ICEfaces
12 20 (10.81%) CSS
13 14 (7.57%) Spring
13 14 (7.57%) J2SE
14 11 (5.95%) XHTML
15 9 (4.86%) JSTL
15 9 (4.86%) MFC
15 9 (4.86%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.32%) EMV
2 8 (4.32%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.16%) EFT
4 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.62%) Web 2.0
4 3 (1.62%) Open Source
5 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.54%) Wiki
5 1 (0.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.08%) Linux
1 39 (21.08%) UNIX
2 13 (7.03%) Windows
3 8 (4.32%) Solaris
4 6 (3.24%) AIX
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.16%) Software Engineering
2 36 (19.46%) OO
3 32 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (14.59%) Web Development
5 23 (12.43%) Time Management
5 23 (12.43%) Migration
5 23 (12.43%) UML
6 18 (9.73%) Software Architecture
7 17 (9.19%) Unit Testing
7 17 (9.19%) OOP
8 15 (8.11%) RAD
9 14 (7.57%) TDD
10 13 (7.03%) Waterfall
11 12 (6.49%) Project Management
11 12 (6.49%) ITIL
12 10 (5.41%) MVC
13 9 (4.86%) Service Management
13 9 (4.86%) Analytics
14 8 (4.32%) OOD
14 8 (4.32%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.97%) JavaScript
2 55 (29.73%) SQL
3 24 (12.97%) C#
3 24 (12.97%) C++
4 19 (10.27%) PL/SQL
5 17 (9.19%) C
6 13 (7.03%) Shell Script
7 12 (6.49%) VB
8 8 (4.32%) PHP
9 7 (3.78%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.16%) Perl
11 3 (1.62%) VBScript
12 2 (1.08%) Python
12 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.08%) VB6
13 1 (0.54%) Groovy
13 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (7.57%) Degree
2 9 (4.86%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.86%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.78%) ISEB
4 6 (3.24%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.16%) PMP
7 3 (1.62%) BC Cleared
7 3 (1.62%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.19%) SLA
2 7 (3.78%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (25.41%) Oracle
2 31 (16.76%) JBoss
3 12 (6.49%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.86%) IBM
5 6 (3.24%) hybris
5 6 (3.24%) Adobe
5 6 (3.24%) Sun
5 6 (3.24%) Red Hat
5 6 (3.24%) Sunopsis
6 4 (2.16%) XMPie
7 3 (1.62%) HP
7 3 (1.62%) Siebel
8 2 (1.08%) SAP
8 2 (1.08%) Luciad
8 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.08%) ESRI
9 1 (0.54%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.54%) Northgate
9 1 (0.54%) Nimsoft
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + great package
Posted: 10 days ago
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Posted: 10 days ago
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