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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 25 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Java 81 95 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.19% 7.34% 4.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.42% 15.06% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 73 93 47
Average salary £46,000 £43,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% +56.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £53,000 £52,500
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
465 631 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.26% 48.73% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 370 591 409
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 April 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 24 April 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 38 £42,500 +2.40% 3
Dunstable +6 21 £55,000 +69.23%
Bedford +38 1 £34,000 -15.00% 3
Java
East of England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 98 (57.31%) SQL
2 79 (46.20%) PL/SQL
3 77 (45.03%) Oracle
4 73 (42.69%) J2EE
5 62 (36.26%) Tomcat
6 56 (32.75%) SLA
7 53 (30.99%) Finance
8 51 (29.82%) Linux
9 45 (26.32%) UNIX
9 45 (26.32%) WebLogic
9 45 (26.32%) ITIL
10 44 (25.73%) Solaris
11 42 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (23.39%) Shell Script
13 36 (21.05%) XML
14 34 (19.88%) JMS
15 33 (19.30%) Apache
16 32 (18.71%) MySQL
16 32 (18.71%) SQL Server
16 32 (18.71%) Service Management
17 31 (18.13%) XSL
17 31 (18.13%) XSLT
17 31 (18.13%) Spring
18 28 (16.37%) IIS
19 26 (15.20%) Mentoring
20 23 (13.45%) AMQP
20 23 (13.45%) REST
20 23 (13.45%) C++
21 22 (12.87%) HTML
21 22 (12.87%) Degree

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (36.26%) Tomcat
2 45 (26.32%) WebLogic
3 33 (19.30%) Apache
4 28 (16.37%) IIS
5 9 (5.26%) JBoss
6 7 (4.09%) WebLogic Portal
7 5 (2.92%) Mule
7 5 (2.92%) Mule ESB
8 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) MS Office
1 7 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.17%) Simulink
2 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Summit
1 2 (1.17%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (1.17%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.17%) Finacle
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.45%) AMQP
2 2 (1.17%) Intranet
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) SMS
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.71%) MySQL
1 32 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.87%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.17%) Big Data
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (8.19%) LoadRunner
2 4 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.17%) JIRA
4 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.17%) JUnit
5 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.58%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.58%) JMeter
5 1 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 53 (30.99%) Finance
2 19 (11.11%) Banking
2 19 (11.11%) Retail
3 7 (4.09%) Marketing
4 6 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.92%) Automotive
6 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
7 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.58%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 65 (38.01%) Applications Support
2 48 (28.07%) Developer
3 37 (21.64%) Analyst
3 37 (21.64%) Java Developer
4 36 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
4 36 (21.05%) Support Analyst
5 25 (14.62%) Applications Specialist
5 25 (14.62%) Support Specialist
5 25 (14.62%) Applications Support Specialist
6 23 (13.45%) Architect
7 14 (8.19%) Test Architect
8 11 (6.43%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (4.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Test Manager
9 8 (4.68%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.68%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Development Manager
10 7 (4.09%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (42.69%) J2EE
2 36 (21.05%) XML
3 34 (19.88%) JMS
4 31 (18.13%) XSL
4 31 (18.13%) XSLT
4 31 (18.13%) Spring
5 23 (13.45%) REST
6 22 (12.87%) HTML
7 20 (11.70%) Struts
8 18 (10.53%) CSS
9 15 (8.77%) .NET
10 14 (8.19%) Java EE
11 11 (6.43%) Hibernate
11 11 (6.43%) CSS3
11 11 (6.43%) Web Services
12 10 (5.85%) HTML5
13 9 (5.26%) JSP
14 8 (4.68%) JSF
14 8 (4.68%) jQuery
15 7 (4.09%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.02%) Mathematics
1 12 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.17%) FMCG
3 2 (1.17%) Open Source
3 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.58%) User Experience
4 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.58%) Clustering
4 1 (0.58%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.82%) Linux
2 45 (26.32%) UNIX
3 44 (25.73%) Solaris
4 17 (9.94%) Windows
5 9 (5.26%) HPUX
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.17%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.58%) Android
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.32%) ITIL
2 42 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (18.71%) Service Management
4 26 (15.20%) Mentoring
5 19 (11.11%) Scrum
6 16 (9.36%) MVC
6 16 (9.36%) Software Engineering
7 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
7 14 (8.19%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (7.60%) SOA
8 13 (7.60%) OO
8 13 (7.60%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.43%) Test Strategy
9 11 (6.43%) Performance Testing
10 10 (5.85%) Project Management
11 9 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
12 8 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.09%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (3.51%) Validation
14 6 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (57.31%) SQL
2 79 (46.20%) PL/SQL
3 40 (23.39%) Shell Script
4 23 (13.45%) C++
5 15 (8.77%) C
6 11 (6.43%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.51%) C#
7 6 (3.51%) Groovy
8 4 (2.34%) VB
9 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.17%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.17%) PHP
9 2 (1.17%) Erlang
10 1 (0.58%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (12.87%) Degree
2 10 (5.85%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.34%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (32.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (4.68%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 77 (45.03%) Oracle
2 16 (9.36%) hybris
2 16 (9.36%) HP
3 9 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.92%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.34%) BEA
6 2 (1.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.17%) OpenText
6 2 (1.17%) VMware
6 2 (1.17%) Endeca
6 2 (1.17%) Avaloq
6 2 (1.17%) Fiserv
7 1 (0.58%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.58%) VocaLink
7 1 (0.58%) Sencha
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe
7 1 (0.58%) Sun
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
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