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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 35 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Java 76 67 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.70% 7.27% 12.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.23% 17.40% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 76 66 117
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
534 385 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 47.09% 41.76% 48.78%
Number of salaries quoted 474 376 449
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -19 22 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Bedford -19 16 £47,500 +5.55%
Dunstable 0 13 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 67 (36.61%) SQL
2 66 (36.07%) SQL Server
3 59 (32.24%) Oracle
4 56 (30.60%) JSP
4 56 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (28.42%) JavaScript
6 47 (25.68%) J2EE
6 47 (25.68%) XML
7 45 (24.59%) Retail
8 43 (23.50%) Banking
8 43 (23.50%) Software Engineering
9 38 (20.77%) UNIX
10 37 (20.22%) Linux
11 34 (18.58%) .NET
12 32 (17.49%) Struts
13 31 (16.94%) Finance
14 29 (15.85%) JBoss
14 29 (15.85%) PL/SQL
15 27 (14.75%) C#
15 27 (14.75%) Web Services
15 27 (14.75%) SLA
16 26 (14.21%) HTML
16 26 (14.21%) EJB
17 25 (13.66%) C++
17 25 (13.66%) OO
17 25 (13.66%) Ajax
17 25 (13.66%) Web Development
17 25 (13.66%) jQuery
18 22 (12.02%) UML
18 22 (12.02%) Time Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 21 (11.48%) WebSphere
2 17 (9.29%) Tomcat
3 16 (8.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (7.10%) Apache
5 12 (6.56%) WebLogic
6 11 (6.01%) IIS
7 8 (4.37%) CMS
8 6 (3.28%) ColdFusion
8 6 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.73%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.73%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.55%) Liferay
11 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) HTTP
2 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) 2G
3 1 (0.55%) LTE
3 1 (0.55%) 4G
3 1 (0.55%) UMTS
3 1 (0.55%) FTP
3 1 (0.55%) GPRS
3 1 (0.55%) GSM
3 1 (0.55%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (36.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (9.84%) Oracle Database
4 17 (9.29%) Relational Database
4 17 (9.29%) DB2
5 15 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (6.56%) MySQL
7 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.09%) Big Data
9 2 (1.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (8.20%) Eclipse
2 13 (7.10%) Subversion
2 13 (7.10%) MyEclipse
3 10 (5.46%) PowerBuilder
4 9 (4.92%) JUnit
4 9 (4.92%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (4.37%) Selenium
6 7 (3.83%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (3.83%) Bugzilla
6 7 (3.83%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.19%) Maven
8 3 (1.64%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.09%) Ant
9 2 (1.09%) JIRA
9 2 (1.09%) TestNG
9 2 (1.09%) Gradle
9 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.55%) JMeter
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (24.59%) Retail
2 43 (23.50%) Banking
3 31 (16.94%) Finance
4 6 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.19%) Marketing
7 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 92 (50.27%) Developer
2 62 (33.88%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.39%) Applications Support
3 30 (16.39%) Analyst
4 29 (15.85%) Software Engineer
5 23 (12.57%) Senior Developer
6 21 (11.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 18 (9.84%) Support Engineer
8 16 (8.74%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (7.10%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (7.10%) Support Analyst
9 13 (7.10%) Applications Support Analyst
9 13 (7.10%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.46%) Software Developer
11 9 (4.92%) Architect
11 9 (4.92%) Development Manager
11 9 (4.92%) Test Engineer
11 9 (4.92%) J2EE Developer
11 9 (4.92%) Software Development Manager
11 9 (4.92%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.60%) JSP
2 47 (25.68%) XML
2 47 (25.68%) J2EE
3 34 (18.58%) .NET
4 32 (17.49%) Struts
5 27 (14.75%) Web Services
6 26 (14.21%) HTML
6 26 (14.21%) EJB
7 25 (13.66%) Ajax
7 25 (13.66%) jQuery
8 22 (12.02%) Java EE
8 22 (12.02%) Spring
8 22 (12.02%) JSF
9 17 (9.29%) CSS
10 16 (8.74%) ICEfaces
11 14 (7.65%) J2SE
12 11 (6.01%) Hibernate
13 10 (5.46%) XSL
14 9 (4.92%) MFC
14 9 (4.92%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.01%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.37%) EMV
5 3 (1.64%) EFT
5 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.09%) Open Source
7 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.55%) Wiki
7 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.77%) UNIX
2 37 (20.22%) Linux
3 12 (6.56%) Solaris
4 10 (5.46%) Windows
5 3 (1.64%) AIX
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.50%) Software Engineering
3 25 (13.66%) OO
3 25 (13.66%) Web Development
4 22 (12.02%) Time Management
4 22 (12.02%) UML
5 20 (10.93%) Unit Testing
6 18 (9.84%) Waterfall
6 18 (9.84%) Software Architecture
6 18 (9.84%) Migration
7 16 (8.74%) OOP
8 15 (8.20%) ITIL
8 15 (8.20%) Project Management
9 13 (7.10%) RAD
10 12 (6.56%) Service Management
11 8 (4.37%) TDD
12 7 (3.83%) Use Case
12 7 (3.83%) Software Testing
13 6 (3.28%) MVC
14 5 (2.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (36.61%) SQL
2 52 (28.42%) JavaScript
3 29 (15.85%) PL/SQL
4 27 (14.75%) C#
5 25 (13.66%) C++
6 19 (10.38%) C
7 16 (8.74%) Shell Script
8 12 (6.56%) VB
9 7 (3.83%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.73%) PHP
11 3 (1.64%) VBScript
12 2 (1.09%) Perl
12 2 (1.09%) Python
12 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.09%) VB6
13 1 (0.55%) Groovy
13 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (7.65%) Degree
2 9 (4.92%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.92%) Sun Certification
2 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.83%) ISEB
4 5 (2.73%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.64%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.64%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) PMP
6 1 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.75%) SLA
2 6 (3.28%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 59 (32.24%) Oracle
2 29 (15.85%) JBoss
3 10 (5.46%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.92%) Sun
5 8 (4.37%) IBM
6 6 (3.28%) Adobe
7 4 (2.19%) XMPie
8 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.64%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.64%) HP
8 3 (1.64%) Sunopsis
9 2 (1.09%) Luciad
9 2 (1.09%) BEA
9 2 (1.09%) ESRI
9 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.09%) hybris
10 1 (0.55%) Nimsoft
10 1 (0.55%) Lumesse
10 1 (0.55%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.55%) SAP
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum - Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago