The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 91 105 127
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 17 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.23% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.35% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
Java Programmer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1333 1446 1766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.32% 98.30% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1219 1518
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Java Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer across the Cambridge region.

Java Programmer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Java Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Programmer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Java Programmer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Java Programmer in their job title 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 with Java Programmer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Degree
3 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 8 (36.36%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) Python
5 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
5 7 (31.82%) SDLC
6 6 (27.27%) Perl
6 6 (27.27%) OOP
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) C++
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) Internet of Things
8 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
9 3 (13.64%) Life Science
9 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
9 3 (13.64%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) Apache
9 3 (13.64%) Text Mining
10 2 (9.09%) PhD
10 2 (9.09%) J2EE
10 2 (9.09%) Web Services
10 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
10 2 (9.09%) Relational Database

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Java Programmer in their job title 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 with Java Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
1 3 (13.64%) Text Mining
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Maven
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Flex
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) GWT
3 1 (4.55%) LESS
3 1 (4.55%) Swing
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Internet of Things
3 3 (13.64%) Life Science
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
5 1 (4.55%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) OO
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) OOP
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Document Management
8 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Secure Coding
8 1 (4.55%) TDD
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle