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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 26 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Java 78 80 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.37% 7.09% 7.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.10% 17.13% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 64 74 90
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £86,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
388 467 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.63% 41.36% 48.42%
Number of salaries quoted 336 375 572
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,950 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,850 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 +7 46 £60,000 +38.72% 4
Bedford +18 12 £38,750 +13.97% 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 69 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (48.84%) .NET
3 51 (39.53%) SQL
4 43 (33.33%) C#
5 41 (31.78%) J2EE
6 38 (29.46%) Web Services
7 37 (28.68%) Oracle
8 31 (24.03%) ITIL
9 30 (23.26%) Windows
10 28 (21.71%) Degree
11 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
12 23 (17.83%) Spring
13 22 (17.05%) JavaScript
13 22 (17.05%) Finance
13 22 (17.05%) REST
14 21 (16.28%) Scrum
14 21 (16.28%) Computer Science
14 21 (16.28%) JSP
14 21 (16.28%) Linux
15 20 (15.50%) SOAP
15 20 (15.50%) JIRA
15 20 (15.50%) Hibernate
15 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
16 19 (14.73%) Information Security
16 19 (14.73%) Struts
16 19 (14.73%) Identity Management
16 19 (14.73%) Management Information System
16 19 (14.73%) Identity Access Management
17 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
17 18 (13.95%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 14 (10.85%) WebLogic
2 9 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 8 (6.20%) JBoss
4 6 (4.65%) Confluence
5 5 (3.88%) Apache
6 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.33%) WildFly
7 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.78%) IIS
8 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.78%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.78%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.78%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Office
2 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.33%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 5 (3.88%) SAP CRM
2 3 (2.33%) Exstream
3 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.78%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.78%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.33%) SaaS
2 2 (1.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) LDAP
2 4 (3.10%) HTTP
3 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.16%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.08%) Oracle Database
3 12 (9.30%) MySQL
3 12 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.33%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.78%) DB2
9 1 (0.78%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (15.50%) JIRA
2 10 (7.75%) JUnit
2 10 (7.75%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.20%) ClearQuest
3 8 (6.20%) LoadRunner
4 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.65%) Subversion
5 4 (3.10%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.10%) JMeter
5 4 (3.10%) Selenium
5 4 (3.10%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.33%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.55%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.78%) Maven
8 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (17.05%) Finance
2 14 (10.85%) Banking
3 8 (6.20%) Retail
4 3 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.33%) Avionics
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (42.64%) Developer
2 25 (19.38%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.83%) Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) .NET Developer
5 13 (10.08%) Architect
6 11 (8.53%) J2EE Developer
7 10 (7.75%) SAP Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Agile Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Applications Specialist
8 9 (6.98%) Applications Support
8 9 (6.98%) Consultant
8 9 (6.98%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 9 (6.98%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.20%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.20%) Software Consultant
9 8 (6.20%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (5.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (48.84%) .NET
2 41 (31.78%) J2EE
3 38 (29.46%) Web Services
4 23 (17.83%) Spring
5 22 (17.05%) REST
6 21 (16.28%) JSP
7 20 (15.50%) Hibernate
7 20 (15.50%) SOAP
8 19 (14.73%) Struts
9 18 (13.95%) CSS
9 18 (13.95%) XML
10 17 (13.18%) HTML
11 13 (10.08%) jQuery
12 11 (8.53%) ASP.NET
12 11 (8.53%) EJB
12 11 (8.53%) Java EE
12 11 (8.53%) JSF
12 11 (8.53%) XSL
12 11 (8.53%) XSLT
13 10 (7.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Computer Science
2 19 (14.73%) Management Information System
3 15 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.10%) User Experience
5 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.33%) NHS
5 3 (2.33%) Robotics
6 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.55%) Physics
7 1 (0.78%) e-Health
7 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.26%) Windows
2 21 (16.28%) Linux
3 17 (13.18%) Unix
4 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.55%) Solaris
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.55%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.03%) ITIL
3 21 (16.28%) Scrum
4 20 (15.50%) Software Engineering
5 19 (14.73%) Identity Access Management
5 19 (14.73%) Identity Management
5 19 (14.73%) Information Security
6 17 (13.18%) Service Delivery
7 16 (12.40%) SOA
7 16 (12.40%) Waterfall
8 14 (10.85%) DevOps
8 14 (10.85%) E-Commerce
9 12 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 12 (9.30%) TDD
10 11 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.53%) SDLC
10 11 (8.53%) Technical Analysis
11 10 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.75%) CRM
11 10 (7.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.53%) SQL
2 43 (33.33%) C#
3 22 (17.05%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.95%) VB.NET
5 15 (11.63%) C++
5 15 (11.63%) Shell Script
6 11 (8.53%) PL/SQL
7 9 (6.98%) ABAP
8 6 (4.65%) PHP
9 5 (3.88%) VB
10 3 (2.33%) Perl
10 3 (2.33%) Python
10 3 (2.33%) Ruby
10 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.78%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 28 (21.71%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) Sun Certification
3 4 (3.10%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.33%) HP ASE
4 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) SLA
2 6 (4.65%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.33%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (4.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (4.65%) Puppet
3 3 (2.33%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (1.55%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 37 (28.68%) Oracle
2 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.53%) SAP
4 9 (6.98%) BEA
5 7 (5.43%) HP
5 7 (5.43%) IBM
6 6 (4.65%) Adobe
6 6 (4.65%) Atlassian
6 6 (4.65%) Sun
7 5 (3.88%) CA
7 5 (3.88%) Dell
7 5 (3.88%) hybris
7 5 (3.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.33%) Facebook
8 3 (2.33%) Google
8 3 (2.33%) Sybase
9 2 (1.55%) Remedy
9 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.55%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.55%) VMware
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