The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 22 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Java 92 76 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.90% 7.30% 10.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.83% 18.10% 22.48%
Number of salaries quoted 90 75 81
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
516 420 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.33% 40.35% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 474 404 387
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
East of England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 39 £38,500 -9.41% 4
Dunstable +4 17 £37,500 -6.25%
Bedford -7 17 £45,000 - 3
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £80,000 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 72 (38.50%) JSP
2 71 (37.97%) JavaScript
3 68 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 52 (27.81%) Software Engineering
5 50 (26.74%) OO
6 46 (24.60%) jQuery
7 43 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (22.99%) SQL
8 42 (22.46%) JBoss
8 42 (22.46%) Web Services
9 40 (21.39%) Struts
10 39 (20.86%) Oracle
10 39 (20.86%) XML
10 39 (20.86%) Retail
10 39 (20.86%) Ajax
10 39 (20.86%) Web Development
11 37 (19.79%) UNIX
11 37 (19.79%) Linux
12 35 (18.72%) .NET
12 35 (18.72%) Banking
13 34 (18.18%) HTML
14 33 (17.65%) Migration
14 33 (17.65%) Java EE
15 32 (17.11%) ICEfaces
15 32 (17.11%) JSF
15 32 (17.11%) DB2
15 32 (17.11%) Relational Database
16 31 (16.58%) J2EE
17 30 (16.04%) SQL Server 2005
17 30 (16.04%) WebSphere

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 30 (16.04%) WebSphere
2 25 (13.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (6.95%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.35%) CMS
5 9 (4.81%) ColdFusion
6 4 (2.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 4 (2.14%) IIS
6 4 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.60%) Apache
8 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.53%) Liferay
9 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.74%) MS Visio
1 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.21%) 3GPP
2 4 (2.14%) GSM
2 4 (2.14%) UMTS
2 4 (2.14%) HTTP
3 3 (1.60%) 2G
3 3 (1.60%) 3G
3 3 (1.60%) GPRS
3 3 (1.60%) LTE
3 3 (1.60%) 4G
4 2 (1.07%) Internet
4 2 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.07%) FTP
4 2 (1.07%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 32 (17.11%) DB2
2 32 (17.11%) Relational Database
3 30 (16.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (13.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.14%) MySQL
6 3 (1.60%) Big Data
7 1 (0.53%) SQLite
7 1 (0.53%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 27 (14.44%) Eclipse
2 24 (12.83%) MyEclipse
3 16 (8.56%) Subversion
4 10 (5.35%) PowerBuilder
5 9 (4.81%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (3.74%) JUnit
6 7 (3.74%) Bugzilla
6 7 (3.74%) Selenium
6 7 (3.74%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (3.21%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.14%) Maven
9 3 (1.60%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.07%) Gradle
10 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.07%) JIRA
10 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.07%) Ant
11 1 (0.53%) JMeter
11 1 (0.53%) TestNG
General
1 39 (20.86%) Retail
2 35 (18.72%) Banking
3 26 (13.90%) Finance
4 6 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.67%) Marketing
6 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.07%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 86 (45.99%) Developer
2 55 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 43 (22.99%) Software Engineer
4 23 (12.30%) Java Software Engineer
5 21 (11.23%) Analyst
6 19 (10.16%) Senior Developer
7 18 (9.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 14 (7.49%) Business Analyst
8 14 (7.49%) Support Engineer
9 13 (6.95%) Applications Support
9 13 (6.95%) Architect
9 13 (6.95%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.88%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.28%) Test Engineer
11 8 (4.28%) Software Support Engineer
12 7 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.74%) Development Manager
12 7 (3.74%) Software Development Manager
12 7 (3.74%) Software Manager
12 7 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.50%) JSP
2 46 (24.60%) jQuery
3 42 (22.46%) Web Services
4 40 (21.39%) Struts
5 39 (20.86%) XML
5 39 (20.86%) Ajax
6 35 (18.72%) .NET
7 34 (18.18%) HTML
8 33 (17.65%) Java EE
9 32 (17.11%) ICEfaces
9 32 (17.11%) JSF
10 31 (16.58%) J2EE
11 23 (12.30%) CSS
12 21 (11.23%) EJB
13 15 (8.02%) Spring
14 14 (7.49%) XHTML
15 12 (6.42%) JSTL
15 12 (6.42%) J2SE
16 11 (5.88%) Dojo
17 10 (5.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.49%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.81%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.28%) EMV
4 4 (2.14%) Open Source
4 4 (2.14%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.14%) EFT
5 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.53%) PKI
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) Wiki
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.79%) UNIX
1 37 (19.79%) Linux
2 16 (8.56%) Windows
3 8 (4.28%) AIX
4 2 (1.07%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.07%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.07%) Android
4 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.81%) Software Engineering
2 50 (26.74%) OO
3 43 (22.99%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (20.86%) Web Development
5 33 (17.65%) Migration
6 24 (12.83%) RAD
7 21 (11.23%) UML
8 20 (10.70%) Time Management
9 16 (8.56%) Unit Testing
9 16 (8.56%) Software Architecture
10 15 (8.02%) OOP
10 15 (8.02%) TDD
11 13 (6.95%) Analytics
11 13 (6.95%) Waterfall
12 12 (6.42%) MVC
13 11 (5.88%) Project Management
13 11 (5.88%) OOD
13 11 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (4.81%) SOA
14 9 (4.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 71 (37.97%) JavaScript
2 43 (22.99%) SQL
3 28 (14.97%) C++
4 23 (12.30%) C#
5 18 (9.63%) C
6 12 (6.42%) PL/SQL
6 12 (6.42%) VB
7 8 (4.28%) PHP
8 7 (3.74%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.21%) Perl
10 5 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.60%) VBScript
11 3 (1.60%) Python
12 2 (1.07%) VB6
12 2 (1.07%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.53%) Groovy
13 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.09%) Degree
2 10 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.21%) ISEB
4 6 (3.21%) Sun Certification
4 6 (3.21%) PMP
5 4 (2.14%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.60%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) SLA
2 6 (3.21%) QA
3 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (22.46%) JBoss
2 39 (20.86%) Oracle
3 10 (5.35%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.28%) Sunopsis
4 8 (4.28%) Red Hat
5 7 (3.74%) IBM
5 7 (3.74%) hybris
6 6 (3.21%) Adobe
6 6 (3.21%) Sun
7 5 (2.67%) Siebel
8 4 (2.14%) XMPie
9 3 (1.60%) HP
10 2 (1.07%) Luciad
10 2 (1.07%) SAP
10 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.07%) ESRI
11 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.53%) Northgate
11 1 (0.53%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.53%) Trapeze
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