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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 53 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 46 92 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.36% 7.92% 7.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.96% 17.46% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 44 90 75
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,150 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
462 527 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 43.79% 45.39% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 424 485 412
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 July 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 July 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 -9 22 £40,000 +3.89% 7
Dunstable -12 9 £55,000 +39.24% 1
Bedford -14 3 £32,500 -25.71% 1
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 65 (51.59%) SQL
2 51 (40.48%) PL/SQL
3 49 (38.89%) Finance
4 44 (34.92%) Oracle
5 40 (31.75%) XML
6 38 (30.16%) J2EE
7 35 (27.78%) SLA
7 35 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (26.19%) XSLT
9 31 (24.60%) Tomcat
10 30 (23.81%) JMS
11 28 (22.22%) XSL
12 26 (20.63%) HTML
13 25 (19.84%) CSS
14 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
15 23 (18.25%) REST
15 23 (18.25%) Degree
16 22 (17.46%) C++
16 22 (17.46%) WebLogic
16 22 (17.46%) Linux
16 22 (17.46%) AMQP
17 21 (16.67%) UNIX
18 20 (15.87%) Spring
18 20 (15.87%) Oracle Database
19 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
20 18 (14.29%) Solaris
20 18 (14.29%) Shell Script
21 17 (13.49%) ITIL
21 17 (13.49%) Struts

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 31 (24.60%) Tomcat
2 22 (17.46%) WebLogic
3 10 (7.94%) Apache
4 9 (7.14%) IIS
5 5 (3.97%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.59%) Node.js
6 2 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.79%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.79%) Mule
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Office
2 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.46%) AMQP
2 2 (1.59%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) SMS
3 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) Oracle Database
2 19 (15.08%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.52%) MySQL
4 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) Big Data
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) LoadRunner
2 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.97%) Selenium
4 4 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.17%) JIRA
5 2 (1.59%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.59%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) JUnit
6 1 (0.79%) JMeter
6 1 (0.79%) JDeveloper
6 1 (0.79%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (38.89%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Banking
3 9 (7.14%) Marketing
4 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.97%) Automotive
5 5 (3.97%) Games
6 4 (3.17%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (42.06%) Developer
2 37 (29.37%) Applications Support
3 29 (23.02%) Java Developer
4 20 (15.87%) Analyst
5 19 (15.08%) Support Analyst
6 18 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
7 17 (13.49%) Applications Specialist
8 15 (11.90%) Architect
8 15 (11.90%) Support Specialist
8 15 (11.90%) Applications Support Specialist
9 10 (7.94%) Test Architect
10 9 (7.14%) Software Developer
11 8 (6.35%) Test Manager
11 8 (6.35%) Senior Support Analyst
11 8 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
12 7 (5.56%) Web Developer
12 7 (5.56%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
12 7 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.75%) XML
2 38 (30.16%) J2EE
3 33 (26.19%) XSLT
4 30 (23.81%) JMS
5 28 (22.22%) XSL
6 26 (20.63%) HTML
7 25 (19.84%) CSS
8 23 (18.25%) REST
9 20 (15.87%) Spring
10 17 (13.49%) Struts
11 15 (11.90%) Web Services
12 13 (10.32%) .NET
12 13 (10.32%) Java EE
13 12 (9.52%) jQuery
14 10 (7.94%) JSP
14 10 (7.94%) Hibernate
15 9 (7.14%) CSS3
16 8 (6.35%) Struts2
16 8 (6.35%) JSF
17 7 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) Mathematics
2 12 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.76%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.97%) Xbox
6 4 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Linux
2 21 (16.67%) UNIX
3 18 (14.29%) Solaris
4 12 (9.52%) Windows
5 7 (5.56%) HPUX
6 6 (4.76%) Android
7 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 3 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.38%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.79%) AIX
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.05%) Mentoring
3 17 (13.49%) ITIL
4 13 (10.32%) Scrum
5 12 (9.52%) OO
5 12 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 11 (8.73%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (7.94%) Service Management
7 10 (7.94%) MVC
7 10 (7.94%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 9 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 8 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.56%) QMS
10 7 (5.56%) Validation
10 7 (5.56%) SOA
10 7 (5.56%) Project Management
11 6 (4.76%) Android Development
12 5 (3.97%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (51.59%) SQL
2 51 (40.48%) PL/SQL
3 24 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.46%) C++
5 18 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 12 (9.52%) C
7 11 (8.73%) C#
8 6 (4.76%) VB
9 5 (3.97%) Groovy
10 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.59%) PHP
12 1 (0.79%) VB6
12 1 (0.79%) XPath
12 1 (0.79%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.79%) VBA
12 1 (0.79%) XQuery
12 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (18.25%) Degree
2 13 (10.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) ISEB
4 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (27.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 44 (34.92%) Oracle
2 12 (9.52%) HP
3 7 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.76%) Google
5 4 (3.17%) BEA
6 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.59%) Adobe
8 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.79%) OpenText
8 1 (0.79%) Endeca
8 1 (0.79%) Axway
8 1 (0.79%) hybris
8 1 (0.79%) VocaLink
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + PENSION
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens - Bonus, Health, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 9 days ago