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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 27 41 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Java 74 60 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.87% 5.83% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.48% 11.52% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 67 58 41
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 £41,800 £31,945 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
449 521 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.69% 50.58% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 362 475 414
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 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 5 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 -4 17 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Dunstable +11 13 £47,500 +13.09%
Bedford +18 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £50,000 -
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 96 (54.86%) SQL
2 85 (48.57%) Oracle
3 78 (44.57%) J2EE
4 68 (38.86%) PL/SQL
5 63 (36.00%) UNIX
6 61 (34.86%) SLA
7 60 (34.29%) Linux
7 60 (34.29%) Tomcat
8 54 (30.86%) ITIL
9 52 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (29.14%) WebLogic
10 51 (29.14%) Solaris
11 45 (25.71%) Finance
12 41 (23.43%) SQL Server
13 35 (20.00%) XML
13 35 (20.00%) Apache
14 34 (19.43%) Shell Script
15 33 (18.86%) Service Management
15 33 (18.86%) JMS
15 33 (18.86%) MySQL
16 32 (18.29%) Spring
17 29 (16.57%) IIS
17 29 (16.57%) OO
18 28 (16.00%) Web Services
18 28 (16.00%) XSL
18 28 (16.00%) XSLT
19 26 (14.86%) Software Engineering
20 25 (14.29%) HTML
21 24 (13.71%) Banking
21 24 (13.71%) Retail

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 60 (34.29%) Tomcat
2 51 (29.14%) WebLogic
3 35 (20.00%) Apache
4 29 (16.57%) IIS
5 21 (12.00%) JBoss
6 12 (6.86%) WebLogic Portal
7 11 (6.29%) WebSphere
8 9 (5.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (3.43%) Mule
10 3 (1.71%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.14%) CMS
11 2 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.57%) Node.js
12 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.71%) Simulink
2 3 (1.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Finacle
1 3 (1.71%) Summit
1 3 (1.71%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (1.71%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.29%) AMQP
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) SMS
2 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.43%) SQL Server
2 33 (18.86%) MySQL
3 21 (12.00%) Oracle Database
4 13 (7.43%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (5.14%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (4.00%) DB2
8 4 (2.29%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.57%) Big Data
11 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 8 (4.57%) LoadRunner
3 7 (4.00%) MyEclipse
4 6 (3.43%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.71%) JUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 45 (25.71%) Finance
2 24 (13.71%) Banking
2 24 (13.71%) Retail
3 11 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.86%) Automotive
5 3 (1.71%) Legal
6 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Avionics
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (39.43%) Applications Support
2 43 (24.57%) Developer
3 38 (21.71%) Analyst
3 38 (21.71%) Support Analyst
3 38 (21.71%) Applications Support Analyst
4 33 (18.86%) Java Developer
5 24 (13.71%) Support Specialist
5 24 (13.71%) Applications Specialist
5 24 (13.71%) Applications Support Specialist
6 15 (8.57%) Architect
7 11 (6.29%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.29%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.29%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (5.71%) Software Development Manager
8 10 (5.71%) Software Manager
8 10 (5.71%) Development Manager
9 9 (5.14%) Consultant
10 8 (4.57%) Test Architect
11 7 (4.00%) Solutions Consultant
11 7 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (44.57%) J2EE
2 35 (20.00%) XML
3 33 (18.86%) JMS
4 32 (18.29%) Spring
5 28 (16.00%) Web Services
5 28 (16.00%) XSL
5 28 (16.00%) XSLT
6 25 (14.29%) HTML
7 23 (13.14%) Struts
8 22 (12.57%) Java EE
9 20 (11.43%) JSP
9 20 (11.43%) CSS
10 19 (10.86%) JSF
11 18 (10.29%) REST
12 14 (8.00%) Ajax
12 14 (8.00%) jQuery
12 14 (8.00%) CSS3
13 13 (7.43%) .NET
13 13 (7.43%) Hibernate
13 13 (7.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.00%) FMCG
1 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.71%) Open Source
4 2 (1.14%) Clustering
4 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.57%) User Experience
5 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (36.00%) UNIX
2 60 (34.29%) Linux
3 51 (29.14%) Solaris
4 20 (11.43%) Windows
5 14 (8.00%) HPUX
6 1 (0.57%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.86%) ITIL
2 52 (29.71%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (18.86%) Service Management
4 29 (16.57%) OO
5 26 (14.86%) Software Engineering
6 21 (12.00%) MVC
7 19 (10.86%) SOA
7 19 (10.86%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (10.86%) Mentoring
8 16 (9.14%) Waterfall
8 16 (9.14%) Scrum
8 16 (9.14%) Project Management
9 15 (8.57%) Web Development
10 14 (8.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.86%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.57%) Business Continuity
13 7 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (4.00%) Problem Management
13 7 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 96 (54.86%) SQL
2 68 (38.86%) PL/SQL
3 34 (19.43%) Shell Script
4 20 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.57%) C++
6 13 (7.43%) C
7 6 (3.43%) C#
8 4 (2.29%) Groovy
9 3 (1.71%) Erlang
9 3 (1.71%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.57%) VB
11 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (8.57%) Degree
2 6 (3.43%) Sun Certification
2 6 (3.43%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (3.43%) VCP4
3 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (34.86%) SLA
2 7 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.29%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.14%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 85 (48.57%) Oracle
2 16 (9.14%) hybris
3 10 (5.71%) HP
4 5 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.71%) Fiserv
5 3 (1.71%) Avaloq
5 3 (1.71%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.71%) BEA
5 3 (1.71%) Sun
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe
6 2 (1.14%) SAP
6 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.14%) VMware
6 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.57%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.57%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.57%) Sencha
7 1 (0.57%) Endeca
7 1 (0.57%) Open Text
Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme,
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
The People Network
Salary: £40000 per annum + work from home
Posted: 6 days ago
Cranfield, Bedford, Bedfordshire (MK43)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20 - 23k + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago