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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 52 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -3
Permanent jobs citing Java 39 84 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.06% 7.30% 8.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.01% 16.34% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 38 84 87
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £51,000
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
433 514 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.06% 44.66% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 402 469 428
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 15 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Dunstable -18 10 £52,500 +33.75%
Bedford -14 5 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (44.35%) SQL
2 45 (39.13%) Finance
3 43 (37.39%) PL/SQL
4 40 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (30.43%) XML
6 32 (27.83%) Oracle
7 28 (24.35%) J2EE
8 27 (23.48%) XSLT
8 27 (23.48%) Tomcat
9 25 (21.74%) SLA
9 25 (21.74%) JavaScript
10 22 (19.13%) C++
10 22 (19.13%) XSL
10 22 (19.13%) Degree
11 21 (18.26%) HTML
12 20 (17.39%) CSS
12 20 (17.39%) Spring
12 20 (17.39%) Mentoring
13 19 (16.52%) REST
13 19 (16.52%) JMS
14 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
14 18 (15.65%) Oracle Database
14 18 (15.65%) AMQP
15 16 (13.91%) Mathematics
15 16 (13.91%) Banking
16 15 (13.04%) Struts
17 14 (12.17%) .NET
17 14 (12.17%) Shell Script
18 13 (11.30%) C
18 13 (11.30%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (23.48%) Tomcat
2 12 (10.43%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.09%) IIS
3 7 (6.09%) Apache
4 6 (5.22%) JBoss
5 3 (2.61%) Mule
5 3 (2.61%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.74%) Node.js
6 2 (1.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.65%) AMQP
2 2 (1.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.65%) SQL Server
1 18 (15.65%) Oracle Database
2 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (6.09%) MySQL
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (3.48%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) LoadRunner
2 7 (6.09%) Selenium
3 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.48%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.48%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.74%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (1.74%) Maven
6 1 (0.87%) JUnit
6 1 (0.87%) JMeter
6 1 (0.87%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.87%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 45 (39.13%) Finance
2 16 (13.91%) Banking
3 8 (6.96%) Marketing
4 6 (5.22%) Games
4 6 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (4.35%) Retail
6 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (45.22%) Developer
2 29 (25.22%) Java Developer
3 23 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 17 (14.78%) Analyst
5 16 (13.91%) Architect
5 16 (13.91%) Support Analyst
6 13 (11.30%) Applications Specialist
7 12 (10.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (9.57%) Support Specialist
8 11 (9.57%) Applications Support Specialist
9 10 (8.70%) Test Architect
10 9 (7.83%) Software Developer
11 8 (6.96%) Test Manager
11 8 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (6.96%) Senior Support Analyst
12 7 (6.09%) Android Developer
12 7 (6.09%) J2EE Developer
12 7 (6.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 7 (6.09%) Web Developer
13 6 (5.22%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.43%) XML
2 28 (24.35%) J2EE
3 27 (23.48%) XSLT
4 22 (19.13%) XSL
5 21 (18.26%) HTML
6 20 (17.39%) CSS
6 20 (17.39%) Spring
7 19 (16.52%) REST
7 19 (16.52%) JMS
8 15 (13.04%) Struts
9 14 (12.17%) .NET
10 13 (11.30%) jQuery
11 11 (9.57%) Java EE
12 9 (7.83%) Web Services
13 8 (6.96%) Hibernate
13 8 (6.96%) JSP
13 8 (6.96%) Struts2
14 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
14 7 (6.09%) Android SDK
15 6 (5.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Mathematics
2 11 (9.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.09%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.09%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.22%) Xbox
5 4 (3.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.57%) UNIX
1 11 (9.57%) Linux
2 8 (6.96%) Windows
3 7 (6.09%) Android
4 6 (5.22%) Windows XP
4 6 (5.22%) Solaris
5 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.61%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.61%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.39%) Mentoring
3 12 (10.43%) Scrum
3 12 (10.43%) Waterfall
4 11 (9.57%) ITIL
4 11 (9.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (7.83%) Test Strategy
5 9 (7.83%) Software Engineering
5 9 (7.83%) Performance Testing
6 8 (6.96%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (6.09%) QMS
7 7 (6.09%) TDD
7 7 (6.09%) Validation
7 7 (6.09%) OO
7 7 (6.09%) Android Development
8 6 (5.22%) Mobile Development
8 6 (5.22%) Automation Testing
8 6 (5.22%) Service Management
9 5 (4.35%) MVC
9 5 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (44.35%) SQL
2 43 (37.39%) PL/SQL
3 25 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 22 (19.13%) C++
5 14 (12.17%) Shell Script
6 13 (11.30%) C
7 11 (9.57%) C#
8 8 (6.96%) VB
9 5 (4.35%) Groovy
10 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.74%) Python
11 2 (1.74%) VBScript
12 1 (0.87%) Perl
12 1 (0.87%) PHP
12 1 (0.87%) XQuery
12 1 (0.87%) VBA
12 1 (0.87%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.87%) VB6
12 1 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (19.13%) Degree
2 13 (11.30%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.22%) ISEB
4 4 (3.48%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) HL7
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (27.83%) Oracle
2 10 (8.70%) HP
3 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.09%) Google
4 4 (3.48%) BEA
5 3 (2.61%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.74%) Northgate
6 2 (1.74%) Adobe
6 2 (1.74%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.87%) Axway
7 1 (0.87%) hybris
7 1 (0.87%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.87%) Endeca
7 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.87%) OpenText
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 18 days ago