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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 34 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 73 77 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.30% 8.08% 11.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.52% 19.06% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 73 76 114
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £33,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
540 404 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 46.59% 42.39% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 479 397 452
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 £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 22 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 22 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 -18 22 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bedford -20 17 £47,500 +5.55%
Dunstable -4 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 67 (36.02%) SQL Server
2 62 (33.33%) SQL
3 60 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (31.72%) JavaScript
5 57 (30.65%) JSP
6 54 (29.03%) Oracle
7 47 (25.27%) J2EE
8 44 (23.66%) XML
8 44 (23.66%) Retail
9 43 (23.12%) Software Engineering
10 40 (21.51%) Banking
11 39 (20.97%) UNIX
11 39 (20.97%) Linux
12 34 (18.28%) .NET
13 31 (16.67%) HTML
13 31 (16.67%) JBoss
14 30 (16.13%) Web Services
15 29 (15.59%) Struts
15 29 (15.59%) OO
15 29 (15.59%) jQuery
16 28 (15.05%) Finance
17 27 (14.52%) Ajax
17 27 (14.52%) Web Development
18 26 (13.98%) C#
18 26 (13.98%) EJB
19 24 (12.90%) C++
20 23 (12.37%) PL/SQL
20 23 (12.37%) UML
21 22 (11.83%) SLA
21 22 (11.83%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 22 (11.83%) WebSphere
2 17 (9.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 17 (9.14%) Tomcat
3 12 (6.45%) Apache
4 11 (5.91%) IIS
5 9 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.84%) CMS
6 7 (3.76%) ColdFusion
7 6 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 4 (2.15%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.54%) Liferay
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
2 2 (1.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.08%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.08%) FTP
3 1 (0.54%) UMTS
3 1 (0.54%) 3G
3 1 (0.54%) 2G
3 1 (0.54%) GPRS
3 1 (0.54%) GSM
3 1 (0.54%) LTE
3 1 (0.54%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (36.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (10.22%) DB2
4 18 (9.68%) Relational Database
5 16 (8.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 11 (5.91%) MySQL
8 3 (1.61%) Big Data
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.54%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 16 (8.60%) Eclipse
2 14 (7.53%) MyEclipse
3 13 (6.99%) Subversion
4 10 (5.38%) PowerBuilder
5 9 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (4.84%) JUnit
6 8 (4.30%) Selenium
7 7 (3.76%) Bugzilla
7 7 (3.76%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (3.76%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.15%) Maven
9 3 (1.61%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.08%) TestNG
10 2 (1.08%) Gradle
10 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.08%) JIRA
10 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.08%) Ant
11 1 (0.54%) JMeter
General
1 44 (23.66%) Retail
2 40 (21.51%) Banking
3 28 (15.05%) Finance
4 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.15%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 94 (50.54%) Developer
2 62 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 30 (16.13%) Analyst
3 30 (16.13%) Software Engineer
4 25 (13.44%) Applications Support
5 22 (11.83%) Senior Developer
6 21 (11.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 19 (10.22%) Support Engineer
8 16 (8.60%) Java Software Engineer
9 14 (7.53%) Business Analyst
10 13 (6.99%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
11 12 (6.45%) Support Analyst
12 11 (5.91%) Architect
13 10 (5.38%) Software Developer
14 9 (4.84%) Development Manager
14 9 (4.84%) Software Manager
14 9 (4.84%) Test Engineer
14 9 (4.84%) J2EE Developer
14 9 (4.84%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (30.65%) JSP
2 47 (25.27%) J2EE
3 44 (23.66%) XML
4 34 (18.28%) .NET
5 31 (16.67%) HTML
6 30 (16.13%) Web Services
7 29 (15.59%) Struts
7 29 (15.59%) jQuery
8 27 (14.52%) Ajax
9 26 (13.98%) EJB
10 19 (10.22%) JSF
10 19 (10.22%) Java EE
10 19 (10.22%) CSS
11 18 (9.68%) ICEfaces
12 17 (9.14%) Spring
13 14 (7.53%) J2SE
14 9 (4.84%) STL
14 9 (4.84%) Classic ASP
14 9 (4.84%) MFC
15 8 (4.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.14%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.91%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.30%) EMV
5 3 (1.61%) EFT
5 3 (1.61%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (0.54%) Wiki
6 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.54%) User Experience
6 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.97%) UNIX
1 39 (20.97%) Linux
2 11 (5.91%) Solaris
2 11 (5.91%) Windows
3 4 (2.15%) AIX
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.12%) Software Engineering
3 29 (15.59%) OO
4 27 (14.52%) Web Development
5 23 (12.37%) UML
6 22 (11.83%) Time Management
7 20 (10.75%) Unit Testing
7 20 (10.75%) Migration
8 18 (9.68%) Software Architecture
9 17 (9.14%) Waterfall
10 16 (8.60%) OOP
11 14 (7.53%) Project Management
11 14 (7.53%) RAD
12 13 (6.99%) ITIL
13 11 (5.91%) Service Management
13 11 (5.91%) TDD
14 8 (4.30%) MVC
15 7 (3.76%) SOA
15 7 (3.76%) Use Case
15 7 (3.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (33.33%) SQL
2 59 (31.72%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.98%) C#
4 24 (12.90%) C++
5 23 (12.37%) PL/SQL
6 18 (9.68%) C
7 15 (8.06%) Shell Script
8 12 (6.45%) VB
9 7 (3.76%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.23%) PHP
11 3 (1.61%) VBScript
12 2 (1.08%) VB6
12 2 (1.08%) Perl
12 2 (1.08%) Python
12 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.54%) Groovy
13 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 15 (8.06%) Degree
2 9 (4.84%) Sun Certification
2 9 (4.84%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.76%) ISEB
4 5 (2.69%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.61%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) PMP
7 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.83%) SLA
2 6 (3.23%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (29.03%) Oracle
2 31 (16.67%) JBoss
3 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.84%) Sun
4 9 (4.84%) IBM
5 6 (3.23%) Adobe
6 4 (2.15%) Sunopsis
6 4 (2.15%) XMPie
6 4 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.61%) HP
7 3 (1.61%) hybris
8 2 (1.08%) Luciad
8 2 (1.08%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.08%) ESRI
8 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.54%) Siebel
9 1 (0.54%) SAP
9 1 (0.54%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.54%) Lumesse
9 1 (0.54%) Nimsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 16 days ago