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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 23 37 13
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Permanent jobs citing Java 91 57 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.33% 6.10% 12.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.31% 13.48% 26.42%
Number of salaries quoted 89 56 125
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 £38,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,641 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +1.60%
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
497 423 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.47% 45.29% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 445 413 453
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 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 24 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 0 31 £48,250 +24.51% 5
Dunstable +5 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bedford -14 15 £47,500 +5.55%
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 82 (44.09%) SQL
2 70 (37.63%) Oracle
3 63 (33.87%) SQL Server
4 59 (31.72%) J2EE
5 56 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (24.73%) JSP
7 45 (24.19%) XML
7 45 (24.19%) UNIX
8 44 (23.66%) JavaScript
8 44 (23.66%) Retail
9 42 (22.58%) Banking
10 40 (21.51%) Linux
11 39 (20.97%) PL/SQL
12 35 (18.82%) Software Engineering
13 33 (17.74%) SLA
13 33 (17.74%) .NET
14 32 (17.20%) Finance
15 28 (15.05%) Web Services
16 27 (14.52%) Struts
16 27 (14.52%) ITIL
16 27 (14.52%) C#
16 27 (14.52%) HTML
17 26 (13.98%) C++
17 26 (13.98%) Spring
18 25 (13.44%) EJB
18 25 (13.44%) OO
19 23 (12.37%) JBoss
19 23 (12.37%) CSS
19 23 (12.37%) WebLogic
19 23 (12.37%) Oracle Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 23 (12.37%) WebLogic
1 23 (12.37%) JBoss
2 21 (11.29%) Tomcat
3 20 (10.75%) WebSphere
4 17 (9.14%) Apache
5 14 (7.53%) IIS
6 13 (6.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (4.30%) CMS
8 6 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (2.69%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (2.69%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 5 (2.69%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.61%) ColdFusion
11 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.54%) Liferay
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.54%) Mule
12 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Simulink
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Summit
1 1 (0.54%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.54%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.54%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) Firewall
2 2 (1.08%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (33.87%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.37%) Oracle Database
3 16 (8.60%) MySQL
4 14 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (6.99%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (5.91%) DB2
8 7 (3.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.54%) Hazelcast
12 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (6.99%) Subversion
2 12 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 10 (5.38%) PowerBuilder
3 10 (5.38%) MyEclipse
4 9 (4.84%) JUnit
4 9 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (4.30%) Selenium
6 7 (3.76%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (3.76%) WebDriver
6 7 (3.76%) Bugzilla
7 6 (3.23%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (2.15%) Maven
9 2 (1.08%) JIRA
9 2 (1.08%) TestNG
9 2 (1.08%) Gradle
9 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.08%) Ant
9 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.54%) JMeter
General
1 44 (23.66%) Retail
2 42 (22.58%) Banking
3 32 (17.20%) Finance
4 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 2 (1.08%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Avionics
7 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 83 (44.62%) Developer
2 55 (29.57%) Java Developer
3 39 (20.97%) Applications Support
4 32 (17.20%) Analyst
5 24 (12.90%) Senior Developer
6 22 (11.83%) Software Engineer
7 21 (11.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 18 (9.68%) Support Analyst
8 18 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
9 16 (8.60%) Support Engineer
10 14 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
11 12 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
11 12 (6.45%) Software Manager
11 12 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
11 12 (6.45%) Development Manager
12 10 (5.38%) Business Analyst
13 9 (4.84%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.84%) Test Engineer
13 9 (4.84%) J2EE Developer
14 8 (4.30%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (31.72%) J2EE
2 46 (24.73%) JSP
3 45 (24.19%) XML
4 33 (17.74%) .NET
5 28 (15.05%) Web Services
6 27 (14.52%) HTML
6 27 (14.52%) Struts
7 26 (13.98%) Spring
8 25 (13.44%) EJB
9 23 (12.37%) CSS
10 22 (11.83%) Ajax
11 21 (11.29%) jQuery
12 19 (10.22%) Java EE
12 19 (10.22%) JSF
13 14 (7.53%) J2SE
14 11 (5.91%) Hibernate
14 11 (5.91%) XSL
15 10 (5.38%) Middleware
15 10 (5.38%) ICEfaces
16 9 (4.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.69%) FMCG
4 5 (2.69%) EMV
5 3 (1.61%) EFT
5 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.54%) Open Source
6 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.54%) Wiki
6 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.19%) UNIX
2 40 (21.51%) Linux
3 21 (11.29%) Solaris
4 15 (8.06%) Windows
5 5 (2.69%) HPUX
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.08%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (18.82%) Software Engineering
3 27 (14.52%) ITIL
4 25 (13.44%) OO
5 21 (11.29%) Web Development
5 21 (11.29%) Waterfall
6 20 (10.75%) UML
7 19 (10.22%) Time Management
8 18 (9.68%) Software Architecture
8 18 (9.68%) OOP
9 17 (9.14%) Unit Testing
10 16 (8.60%) Project Management
10 16 (8.60%) Service Management
11 12 (6.45%) Migration
12 10 (5.38%) MVC
12 10 (5.38%) RAD
13 8 (4.30%) TDD
14 7 (3.76%) SOA
14 7 (3.76%) Use Case
15 6 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.09%) SQL
2 44 (23.66%) JavaScript
3 39 (20.97%) PL/SQL
4 27 (14.52%) C#
5 26 (13.98%) C++
6 22 (11.83%) Shell Script
7 20 (10.75%) C
8 13 (6.99%) VB
9 5 (2.69%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.61%) Python
10 3 (1.61%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.61%) VBScript
11 2 (1.08%) PHP
11 2 (1.08%) VB6
11 2 (1.08%) Groovy
12 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.54%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 17 (9.14%) Degree
2 10 (5.38%) SC Cleared
2 10 (5.38%) Sun Certification
2 10 (5.38%) 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 1 (0.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (17.74%) SLA
2 5 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.61%) QA
5 1 (0.54%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (3.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 70 (37.63%) Oracle
2 9 (4.84%) Sun
3 6 (3.23%) HP
3 6 (3.23%) IBM
3 6 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.69%) Adobe
5 3 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.61%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.08%) ESRI
6 2 (1.08%) Luciad
6 2 (1.08%) XMPie
6 2 (1.08%) SAP
6 2 (1.08%) BEA
6 2 (1.08%) hybris
7 1 (0.54%) Nimsoft
7 1 (0.54%) Fiserv
7 1 (0.54%) Lumesse
7 1 (0.54%) Retek
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) Avaloq
Luton, Bedfordshire
CSC
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus&Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £390 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 23 days ago