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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 28 28 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Permanent jobs citing Java 75 102 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.02% 8.58% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.82% 17.77% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 68 99 38
Average salary £46,000 £43,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +56.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £29,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
446 574 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.72% 48.28% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 386 537 346
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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 -3 41 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Dunstable -2 17 £86,000 +113.66% 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 85 (55.56%) SQL
2 70 (45.75%) PL/SQL
3 63 (41.18%) Oracle
4 56 (36.60%) J2EE
5 52 (33.99%) Finance
6 48 (31.37%) Tomcat
7 47 (30.72%) SLA
8 40 (26.14%) Linux
9 37 (24.18%) XML
9 37 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (23.53%) WebLogic
11 33 (21.57%) UNIX
11 33 (21.57%) Solaris
11 33 (21.57%) Shell Script
12 32 (20.92%) ITIL
13 31 (20.26%) XSL
13 31 (20.26%) XSLT
13 31 (20.26%) JMS
14 30 (19.61%) SQL Server
15 25 (16.34%) Service Management
15 25 (16.34%) C++
15 25 (16.34%) Apache
16 24 (15.69%) MySQL
16 24 (15.69%) Mentoring
17 23 (15.03%) Spring
17 23 (15.03%) HTML
18 22 (14.38%) CSS
18 22 (14.38%) IIS
18 22 (14.38%) AMQP
18 22 (14.38%) REST

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 48 (31.37%) Tomcat
2 36 (23.53%) WebLogic
3 25 (16.34%) Apache
4 22 (14.38%) IIS
5 5 (3.27%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (1.96%) Node.js
7 2 (1.31%) JBoss
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) Mule
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (4.58%) MS Office
2 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Finacle
1 2 (1.31%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.31%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (1.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.38%) AMQP
2 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.31%) Intranet
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.69%) MySQL
3 21 (13.73%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (1.31%) Big Data
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (9.15%) LoadRunner
2 5 (3.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.96%) JIRA
3 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.31%) Selenium
4 2 (1.31%) JUnit
5 1 (0.65%) JMeter
5 1 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.65%) Maven
5 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 52 (33.99%) Finance
2 17 (11.11%) Banking
3 16 (10.46%) Retail
4 9 (5.88%) Marketing
5 5 (3.27%) Automotive
5 5 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.31%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 55 (35.95%) Applications Support
2 50 (32.68%) Developer
3 35 (22.88%) Java Developer
4 28 (18.30%) Analyst
5 27 (17.65%) Support Analyst
5 27 (17.65%) Applications Support Analyst
6 24 (15.69%) Support Specialist
6 24 (15.69%) Applications Specialist
6 24 (15.69%) Applications Support Specialist
7 20 (13.07%) Architect
8 14 (9.15%) Test Architect
9 9 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (5.23%) J2EE Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (5.23%) Test Manager
11 7 (4.58%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.92%) Java Software Developer
13 5 (3.27%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.27%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.27%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (36.60%) J2EE
2 37 (24.18%) XML
3 31 (20.26%) XSL
3 31 (20.26%) XSLT
3 31 (20.26%) JMS
4 23 (15.03%) Spring
4 23 (15.03%) HTML
5 22 (14.38%) CSS
5 22 (14.38%) REST
6 20 (13.07%) Struts
7 15 (9.80%) Java EE
8 12 (7.84%) .NET
9 11 (7.19%) JSP
9 11 (7.19%) Hibernate
9 11 (7.19%) jQuery
10 9 (5.88%) Web Services
10 9 (5.88%) CSS3
10 9 (5.88%) JSF
11 8 (5.23%) HTML5
11 8 (5.23%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Mathematics
2 14 (9.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.65%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
6 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.14%) Linux
2 33 (21.57%) UNIX
2 33 (21.57%) Solaris
3 13 (8.50%) Windows
4 7 (4.58%) HPUX
5 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.31%) Android
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.31%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.31%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.18%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.92%) ITIL
3 25 (16.34%) Service Management
4 24 (15.69%) Mentoring
5 20 (13.07%) Scrum
6 15 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (7.84%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.19%) Waterfall
9 10 (6.54%) Test Strategy
9 10 (6.54%) Performance Testing
9 10 (6.54%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.54%) MVC
9 10 (6.54%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (5.88%) Project Management
10 9 (5.88%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (4.58%) Validation
11 7 (4.58%) OO
11 7 (4.58%) QMS
12 6 (3.92%) SOA
12 6 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.56%) SQL
2 70 (45.75%) PL/SQL
3 33 (21.57%) Shell Script
4 25 (16.34%) C++
5 17 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.84%) C
7 10 (6.54%) C#
8 5 (3.27%) VB
8 5 (3.27%) Groovy
9 3 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.31%) PHP
10 2 (1.31%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.65%) VBA
11 1 (0.65%) VB6
11 1 (0.65%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 21 (13.73%) Degree
2 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.96%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (30.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 63 (41.18%) Oracle
2 16 (10.46%) HP
3 13 (8.50%) hybris
4 10 (6.54%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.27%) BEA
6 2 (1.31%) Fiserv
6 2 (1.31%) Avaloq
6 2 (1.31%) Endeca
6 2 (1.31%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.31%) OpenText
7 1 (0.65%) VMware
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.65%) Sun
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) Google
7 1 (0.65%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.65%) Sencha
7 1 (0.65%) Appcelerator
Luton, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
SCC
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Gemini Consultants Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 21 days ago