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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 37 24 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Java 66 103 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.96% 8.72% 5.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.07% 18.76% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 61 101 53
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
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
469 549 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 42.37% 46.49% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 427 515 386
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,800 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £59,075 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 -3 38 £40,000 - 3
Dunstable -8 14 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 74 (54.81%) SQL
2 59 (43.70%) PL/SQL
3 52 (38.52%) Oracle
4 51 (37.78%) Finance
5 45 (33.33%) J2EE
6 39 (28.89%) XML
7 38 (28.15%) SLA
8 36 (26.67%) Tomcat
8 36 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (23.70%) XSLT
10 29 (21.48%) XSL
10 29 (21.48%) Linux
11 28 (20.74%) JMS
11 28 (20.74%) WebLogic
12 26 (19.26%) UNIX
13 25 (18.52%) CSS
13 25 (18.52%) HTML
14 24 (17.78%) C++
14 24 (17.78%) ITIL
14 24 (17.78%) Solaris
14 24 (17.78%) Shell Script
15 23 (17.04%) SQL Server
16 22 (16.30%) Mentoring
17 21 (15.56%) Oracle Database
17 21 (15.56%) JavaScript
18 20 (14.81%) AMQP
18 20 (14.81%) REST
18 20 (14.81%) Spring
18 20 (14.81%) Degree
19 18 (13.33%) Struts

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 36 (26.67%) Tomcat
2 28 (20.74%) WebLogic
3 16 (11.85%) Apache
4 14 (10.37%) IIS
5 5 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.48%) Node.js
6 2 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.48%) Simulink
3 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Summit
1 1 (0.74%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.74%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.74%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.81%) AMQP
2 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.48%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.56%) Oracle Database
3 16 (11.85%) MySQL
4 10 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (9.63%) LoadRunner
2 6 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.96%) JIRA
3 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.22%) Selenium
5 2 (1.48%) Maven
5 2 (1.48%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.74%) JUnit
6 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 51 (37.78%) Finance
2 17 (12.59%) Banking
3 9 (6.67%) Retail
3 9 (6.67%) Marketing
4 6 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.70%) Automotive
6 3 (2.22%) Games
6 3 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.74%) Electronics
7 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Avionics
7 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (37.78%) Developer
2 44 (32.59%) Applications Support
3 31 (22.96%) Java Developer
4 23 (17.04%) Analyst
5 22 (16.30%) Support Analyst
6 21 (15.56%) Applications Support Analyst
7 19 (14.07%) Applications Specialist
7 19 (14.07%) Applications Support Specialist
7 19 (14.07%) Support Specialist
8 17 (12.59%) Architect
9 13 (9.63%) Test Architect
10 8 (5.93%) Test Manager
11 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.19%) J2EE Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Java Software Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Senior Support Analyst
12 6 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (4.44%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.33%) J2EE
2 39 (28.89%) XML
3 32 (23.70%) XSLT
4 29 (21.48%) XSL
5 28 (20.74%) JMS
6 25 (18.52%) HTML
6 25 (18.52%) CSS
7 20 (14.81%) Spring
7 20 (14.81%) REST
8 18 (13.33%) Struts
9 15 (11.11%) Java EE
10 12 (8.89%) jQuery
10 12 (8.89%) Web Services
10 12 (8.89%) .NET
11 11 (8.15%) JSP
11 11 (8.15%) Hibernate
12 9 (6.67%) CSS3
12 9 (6.67%) JSF
13 8 (5.93%) Struts2
14 7 (5.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Mathematics
2 12 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.96%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.22%) Xbox
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.48%) Linux
2 26 (19.26%) UNIX
3 24 (17.78%) Solaris
4 13 (9.63%) Windows
5 7 (5.19%) HPUX
6 4 (2.96%) Android
7 3 (2.22%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.22%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.74%) AIX
8 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.78%) ITIL
3 22 (16.30%) Mentoring
4 17 (12.59%) Scrum
5 16 (11.85%) Service Management
6 14 (10.37%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (9.63%) Waterfall
8 11 (8.15%) Software Engineering
9 10 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 10 (7.41%) OO
9 10 (7.41%) Test Strategy
10 9 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.67%) Strategic Planning
11 8 (5.93%) Project Management
11 8 (5.93%) MVC
12 7 (5.19%) Validation
12 7 (5.19%) QMS
13 6 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.81%) SQL
2 59 (43.70%) PL/SQL
3 24 (17.78%) Shell Script
3 24 (17.78%) C++
4 21 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.63%) C
6 11 (8.15%) C#
7 6 (4.44%) VB
8 5 (3.70%) Groovy
9 3 (2.22%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.48%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.48%) PHP
11 1 (0.74%) VB6
11 1 (0.74%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.74%) VBA
11 1 (0.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Degree
2 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.48%) ISEB
4 2 (1.48%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (28.15%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 52 (38.52%) Oracle
2 15 (11.11%) HP
3 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.44%) hybris
5 5 (3.70%) BEA
6 4 (2.96%) Google
7 3 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.48%) Adobe
9 1 (0.74%) Axway
9 1 (0.74%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.74%) OpenText
9 1 (0.74%) Endeca
9 1 (0.74%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.74%) Fiserv
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago