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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 31 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Permanent jobs citing Java 68 87 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.96% 7.32% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.91% 15.05% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 61 84 46
Average salary £46,500 £43,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.13% +28.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
456 578 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.96% 48.61% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 358 531 439
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -15 23 £44,500 +4.70% 3
Dunstable +9 13 £55,000 +30.95%
Bedford +26 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £50,000 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 98 (57.31%) SQL
2 83 (48.54%) Oracle
3 79 (46.20%) J2EE
4 74 (43.27%) PL/SQL
5 63 (36.84%) Tomcat
6 58 (33.92%) SLA
7 57 (33.33%) Linux
8 56 (32.75%) UNIX
9 54 (31.58%) ITIL
10 52 (30.41%) WebLogic
11 50 (29.24%) Solaris
12 48 (28.07%) Finance
13 41 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (22.22%) JMS
15 37 (21.64%) Shell Script
16 34 (19.88%) Apache
17 33 (19.30%) Service Management
17 33 (19.30%) MySQL
17 33 (19.30%) SQL Server
17 33 (19.30%) XML
17 33 (19.30%) Spring
18 30 (17.54%) XSL
18 30 (17.54%) XSLT
19 29 (16.96%) IIS
20 24 (14.04%) Mentoring
21 23 (13.45%) Banking
21 23 (13.45%) HTML
22 22 (12.87%) OO
22 22 (12.87%) Retail
22 22 (12.87%) REST

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 63 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 52 (30.41%) WebLogic
3 34 (19.88%) Apache
4 29 (16.96%) IIS
5 13 (7.60%) JBoss
6 12 (7.02%) WebLogic Portal
7 6 (3.51%) Mule
8 5 (2.92%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.58%) Node.js
11 1 (0.58%) CMS
11 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) Simulink
2 3 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Summit
1 3 (1.75%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (1.75%) Temenos T24
1 3 (1.75%) Finacle
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.87%) AMQP
2 1 (0.58%) SMS
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.30%) MySQL
1 33 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.70%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.58%) DB2
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) Big Data
9 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (6.43%) LoadRunner
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (2.34%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.17%) JUnit
5 1 (0.58%) MyEclipse
5 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 48 (28.07%) Finance
2 23 (13.45%) Banking
3 22 (12.87%) Retail
4 9 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.92%) Automotive
6 4 (2.34%) Marketing
7 3 (1.75%) Legal
8 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.17%) Avionics
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 70 (40.94%) Applications Support
2 38 (22.22%) Developer
3 37 (21.64%) Analyst
3 37 (21.64%) Support Analyst
3 37 (21.64%) Applications Support Analyst
4 31 (18.13%) Java Developer
5 27 (15.79%) Applications Support Specialist
5 27 (15.79%) Support Specialist
5 27 (15.79%) Applications Specialist
6 19 (11.11%) Architect
7 11 (6.43%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (6.43%) Test Architect
8 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Development Manager
9 8 (4.68%) Software Development Manager
9 8 (4.68%) Software Manager
10 7 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Consultant
11 6 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (46.20%) J2EE
2 38 (22.22%) JMS
3 33 (19.30%) XML
3 33 (19.30%) Spring
4 30 (17.54%) XSL
4 30 (17.54%) XSLT
5 23 (13.45%) HTML
6 22 (12.87%) REST
7 20 (11.70%) Web Services
8 19 (11.11%) CSS
9 18 (10.53%) Struts
10 15 (8.77%) Java EE
11 14 (8.19%) CSS3
12 13 (7.60%) HTML5
13 12 (7.02%) .NET
14 11 (6.43%) JSF
14 11 (6.43%) Hibernate
15 10 (5.85%) JSP
16 6 (3.51%) Ajax
16 6 (3.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.68%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.09%) FMCG
3 3 (1.75%) Open Source
3 3 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.17%) Clustering
5 1 (0.58%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.58%) User Experience
5 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 57 (33.33%) Linux
2 56 (32.75%) UNIX
3 50 (29.24%) Solaris
4 20 (11.70%) Windows
5 14 (8.19%) HPUX
6 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (31.58%) ITIL
2 41 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.30%) Service Management
4 24 (14.04%) Mentoring
5 22 (12.87%) OO
6 21 (12.28%) MVC
7 19 (11.11%) SOA
7 19 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (9.94%) Scrum
8 17 (9.94%) Software Engineering
9 14 (8.19%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.60%) Waterfall
11 12 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (6.43%) Project Management
13 8 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (4.68%) Business Continuity
14 7 (4.09%) Change Management
14 7 (4.09%) Test Strategy
14 7 (4.09%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (4.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (57.31%) SQL
2 74 (43.27%) PL/SQL
3 37 (21.64%) Shell Script
4 19 (11.11%) C++
5 13 (7.60%) C
6 9 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.51%) Groovy
8 4 (2.34%) C#
9 3 (1.75%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.75%) Erlang
10 2 (1.17%) PHP
11 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.58%) VB
11 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (9.36%) Degree
2 6 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.34%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (33.92%) SLA
2 7 (4.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.17%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 83 (48.54%) Oracle
2 17 (9.94%) hybris
3 13 (7.60%) HP
4 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.34%) BEA
6 3 (1.75%) Fiserv
6 3 (1.75%) Avaloq
7 2 (1.17%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.17%) OpenText
7 2 (1.17%) VMware
7 2 (1.17%) Endeca
7 2 (1.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.17%) Adobe
7 2 (1.17%) SAP
8 1 (0.58%) IBM
8 1 (0.58%) Sun
8 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.58%) Retek
8 1 (0.58%) Appcelerator
Bedfordshire
Volt
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £86000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 5 days ago