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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 22 36 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -22
Permanent jobs citing Java 95 60 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.94% 6.26% 12.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.55% 13.82% 26.58%
Number of salaries quoted 92 59 126
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,783 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.95%
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
486 434 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.72% 45.26% 47.61%
Number of salaries quoted 433 425 451
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £53,500
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 31 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 31 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 +2 35 £50,000 +29.03% 2
Dunstable +3 15 £47,500 +18.75%
Bedford -13 13 £47,500 +11.76%
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 88 (46.81%) SQL
2 75 (39.89%) Oracle
3 64 (34.04%) J2EE
4 63 (33.51%) SQL Server
5 58 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (26.60%) UNIX
7 46 (24.47%) XML
8 45 (23.94%) JSP
9 44 (23.40%) JavaScript
9 44 (23.40%) Linux
10 42 (22.34%) PL/SQL
11 41 (21.81%) Banking
12 38 (20.21%) Retail
13 36 (19.15%) Software Engineering
13 36 (19.15%) SLA
14 34 (18.09%) ITIL
15 33 (17.55%) .NET
15 33 (17.55%) Finance
16 31 (16.49%) Web Services
17 29 (15.43%) HTML
17 29 (15.43%) Spring
18 28 (14.89%) OO
19 27 (14.36%) Struts
19 27 (14.36%) C#
19 27 (14.36%) C++
19 27 (14.36%) WebLogic
20 26 (13.83%) Tomcat
21 25 (13.30%) Solaris
21 25 (13.30%) CSS
22 24 (12.77%) EJB

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 27 (14.36%) WebLogic
2 26 (13.83%) Tomcat
3 24 (12.77%) JBoss
4 20 (10.64%) WebSphere
5 19 (10.11%) Apache
6 15 (7.98%) IIS
7 13 (6.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (4.26%) CMS
9 7 (3.72%) WebLogic Portal
10 6 (3.19%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (2.66%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 5 (2.66%) MQSeries
12 3 (1.60%) ColdFusion
13 2 (1.06%) SharePoint
13 2 (1.06%) Mule
13 2 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.53%) Liferay
14 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Simulink
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Summit
1 1 (0.53%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.53%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.53%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) HTTP
2 3 (1.60%) AMQP
3 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.06%) Internet
3 2 (1.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (33.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.23%) Oracle Database
3 17 (9.04%) MySQL
4 14 (7.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (6.91%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.85%) DB2
8 7 (3.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.53%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (6.91%) Subversion
2 12 (6.38%) Eclipse
3 10 (5.32%) PowerBuilder
3 10 (5.32%) MyEclipse
4 9 (4.79%) JUnit
4 9 (4.79%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (4.26%) Selenium
6 7 (3.72%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (3.72%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.72%) Bugzilla
7 6 (3.19%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.13%) Maven
9 2 (1.06%) JIRA
9 2 (1.06%) TestNG
9 2 (1.06%) Gradle
9 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.06%) Ant
9 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.53%) JMeter
General
1 41 (21.81%) Banking
2 38 (20.21%) Retail
3 33 (17.55%) Finance
4 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Advertising
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
5 2 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Avionics
6 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 77 (40.96%) Developer
2 52 (27.66%) Java Developer
3 43 (22.87%) Applications Support
4 34 (18.09%) Analyst
5 22 (11.70%) Software Engineer
6 21 (11.17%) Support Analyst
6 21 (11.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 20 (10.64%) Senior Developer
7 20 (10.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 16 (8.51%) Support Engineer
9 13 (6.91%) Development Manager
9 13 (6.91%) Software Manager
9 13 (6.91%) Software Development Manager
10 12 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
11 11 (5.85%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (4.79%) Applications Support Specialist
12 9 (4.79%) Test Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) J2EE Developer
12 9 (4.79%) Support Specialist
12 9 (4.79%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (34.04%) J2EE
2 46 (24.47%) XML
3 45 (23.94%) JSP
4 33 (17.55%) .NET
5 31 (16.49%) Web Services
6 29 (15.43%) Spring
6 29 (15.43%) HTML
7 27 (14.36%) Struts
8 25 (13.30%) CSS
9 24 (12.77%) EJB
10 23 (12.23%) Ajax
11 21 (11.17%) jQuery
12 20 (10.64%) Java EE
13 19 (10.11%) JSF
14 13 (6.91%) J2SE
15 12 (6.38%) XSL
16 11 (5.85%) Hibernate
17 10 (5.32%) JMS
17 10 (5.32%) Middleware
17 10 (5.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.91%) Computer Science
1 13 (6.91%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.72%) FMCG
3 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.60%) EMV
4 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.06%) Clustering
5 2 (1.06%) EFT
5 2 (1.06%) Open Source
6 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.53%) Wiki
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (26.60%) UNIX
2 44 (23.40%) Linux
3 25 (13.30%) Solaris
4 18 (9.57%) Windows
5 7 (3.72%) HPUX
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.15%) Software Engineering
3 34 (18.09%) ITIL
4 28 (14.89%) OO
5 22 (11.70%) Waterfall
6 21 (11.17%) Web Development
7 20 (10.64%) UML
8 18 (9.57%) Service Management
9 17 (9.04%) OOP
9 17 (9.04%) Project Management
9 17 (9.04%) Unit Testing
9 17 (9.04%) Time Management
10 16 (8.51%) Software Architecture
11 13 (6.91%) MVC
12 12 (6.38%) Migration
13 10 (5.32%) RAD
13 10 (5.32%) SOA
14 8 (4.26%) TDD
14 8 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (3.72%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 88 (46.81%) SQL
2 44 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 42 (22.34%) PL/SQL
4 27 (14.36%) C#
4 27 (14.36%) C++
5 23 (12.23%) Shell Script
6 22 (11.70%) C
7 11 (5.85%) VB
8 5 (2.66%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.13%) Groovy
10 3 (1.60%) Python
10 3 (1.60%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.60%) Erlang
10 3 (1.60%) VBScript
11 2 (1.06%) PHP
12 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 19 (10.11%) Degree
2 10 (5.32%) SC Cleared
2 10 (5.32%) Sun Certification
2 10 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.72%) ISEB
4 5 (2.66%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.60%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) PMP
7 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (19.15%) SLA
2 7 (3.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.60%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (3.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 75 (39.89%) Oracle
2 9 (4.79%) Sun
3 6 (3.19%) HP
3 6 (3.19%) IBM
3 6 (3.19%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.19%) Adobe
4 4 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.60%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.60%) SAP
5 3 (1.60%) hybris
6 2 (1.06%) BEA
6 2 (1.06%) ESRI
6 2 (1.06%) Luciad
6 2 (1.06%) XMPie
6 2 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.53%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.53%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.53%) Retek
7 1 (0.53%) Nimsoft
7 1 (0.53%) Fiserv
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £390 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CSC
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago