The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 361 297 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.34% 19.27% 19.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.91% 28.50% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 277 266 345
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,150
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.37%
Java
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1097 1042 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 61.80% 67.62% 70.83%
Number of salaries quoted 899 936 1281
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Java
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Java Salary Trend in Cambridge

Java
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

1 309 (41.42%) Degree
2 291 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
3 288 (38.61%) C++
4 258 (34.58%) C#
5 243 (32.57%) Software Engineering
6 223 (29.89%) SQL
7 219 (29.36%) Python
8 188 (25.20%) OO
9 185 (24.80%) Linux
10 184 (24.66%) Computer Science
11 162 (21.72%) C
12 161 (21.58%) UNIX
13 154 (20.64%) QA
14 150 (20.11%) HTML
15 140 (18.77%) JavaScript
16 139 (18.63%) Mathematics
17 137 (18.36%) Oracle
18 135 (18.10%) Scrum
19 134 (17.96%) .NET
20 119 (15.95%) Windows
21 110 (14.75%) Perl
22 102 (13.67%) Tomcat
23 100 (13.40%) CSS
24 95 (12.73%) XML
25 94 (12.60%) PHP
25 94 (12.60%) Internet
26 92 (12.33%) Finance
27 91 (12.20%) MySQL
28 82 (10.99%) Git (software)
29 78 (10.46%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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
1 102 (13.67%) Tomcat
2 58 (7.77%) Apache
3 21 (2.82%) Confluence
4 17 (2.28%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.74%) Node.js
6 11 (1.47%) OpenStack
6 11 (1.47%) CloudStack
7 10 (1.34%) CMS
8 8 (1.07%) IIS
9 4 (0.54%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (0.54%) SAP Portal
9 4 (0.54%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 20 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.14%) MS Office
3 10 (1.34%) 3ds Max
4 5 (0.67%) MS Project
4 5 (0.67%) Mathematica
5 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Maya
7 1 (0.13%) Blender
Business Applications
1 12 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.54%) FastVal
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.54%) SunGard APT
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.08%) SaaS
2 18 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.54%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 94 (12.60%) Internet
2 35 (4.69%) LTE
2 35 (4.69%) Wireless
3 26 (3.49%) HTTP
4 23 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.55%) SS7
6 18 (2.41%) VoLTE
7 15 (2.01%) 3G
7 15 (2.01%) 3GPP
8 10 (1.34%) 2G
8 10 (1.34%) Intranet
9 9 (1.21%) 4G
10 8 (1.07%) SNMP
10 8 (1.07%) LDAP
11 6 (0.80%) ZigBee
11 6 (0.80%) NFC
11 6 (0.80%) SMPP
11 6 (0.80%) GSM
11 6 (0.80%) SMS
11 6 (0.80%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (12.20%) MySQL
2 42 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 37 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 21 (2.82%) Big Data
6 18 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.01%) Data Mining
8 14 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.74%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.80%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.54%) SAP HANA
13 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.54%) SQLite
14 3 (0.40%) DB2
14 3 (0.40%) OLAP
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 82 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.18%) Selenium
3 42 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 41 (5.50%) Jenkins
5 36 (4.83%) Subversion
6 30 (4.02%) Maven
7 25 (3.35%) Eclipse
8 24 (3.22%) WebDriver
9 22 (2.95%) JUnit
10 14 (1.88%) JIRA
11 13 (1.74%) NUnit
12 10 (1.34%) MSBuild
13 9 (1.21%) Ant
13 9 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.21%) Cucumber
14 8 (1.07%) Hudson
14 8 (1.07%) CruiseControl
14 8 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (0.94%) WinRunner
15 7 (0.94%) Bugzilla
General
1 92 (12.33%) Finance
2 69 (9.25%) Telecoms
3 48 (6.43%) Marketing
4 27 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.28%) Billing
6 16 (2.14%) Electronics
7 13 (1.74%) Multimedia
8 11 (1.47%) Automotive
9 8 (1.07%) Banking
9 8 (1.07%) Games
10 7 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.80%) Publishing
12 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.54%) Retail
13 4 (0.54%) Military
14 3 (0.40%) Back Office
14 3 (0.40%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
15 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 286 (38.34%) Developer
2 170 (22.79%) Software Engineer
3 127 (17.02%) Java Developer
4 63 (8.45%) Test Engineer
5 47 (6.30%) Support Engineer
6 43 (5.76%) Software Developer
7 42 (5.63%) Analyst
8 38 (5.09%) Graduate
9 36 (4.83%) Tester
10 35 (4.69%) Software Test Engineer
11 33 (4.42%) Web Developer
12 29 (3.89%) Applications Support
13 27 (3.62%) Senior Developer
14 26 (3.49%) Consultant
15 24 (3.22%) Junior
16 21 (2.82%) Author
16 21 (2.82%) Technical Author
16 21 (2.82%) Architect
17 20 (2.68%) Development Engineer
18 19 (2.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (20.11%) HTML
2 134 (17.96%) .NET
3 100 (13.40%) CSS
4 95 (12.73%) XML
5 76 (10.19%) J2EE
5 76 (10.19%) Web Services
6 53 (7.10%) jQuery
7 47 (6.30%) REST
8 45 (6.03%) ASP.NET
9 43 (5.76%) Spring
10 27 (3.62%) HTML5
11 24 (3.22%) RESTful
12 21 (2.82%) Ajax
13 20 (2.68%) Middleware
14 19 (2.55%) JSP
14 19 (2.55%) STL
15 17 (2.28%) XSLT
15 17 (2.28%) Hibernate
15 17 (2.28%) CSS3
16 15 (2.01%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 184 (24.66%) Computer Science
2 139 (18.63%) Mathematics
3 76 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (6.84%) Physics
5 49 (6.57%) User Experience
6 31 (4.16%) Mobile App
7 27 (3.62%) Statistics
8 26 (3.49%) Wiki
9 23 (3.08%) Open Source
10 20 (2.68%) PKI
11 19 (2.55%) Cryptography
12 18 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
13 16 (2.14%) Internet of Things
13 16 (2.14%) Management Information System
14 15 (2.01%) GIS
14 15 (2.01%) Visualisation
15 12 (1.61%) DTV
15 12 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
16 11 (1.47%) Grid Computing
16 11 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 185 (24.80%) Linux
2 161 (21.58%) UNIX
3 119 (15.95%) Windows
4 67 (8.98%) Solaris
5 49 (6.57%) Android
6 44 (5.90%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.74%) Mac OS X
7 13 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.61%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.80%) Debian
10 5 (0.67%) AIX
10 5 (0.67%) HPUX
10 5 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.67%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
11 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (32.57%) Software Engineering
3 188 (25.20%) OO
4 135 (18.10%) Scrum
5 78 (10.46%) TDD
6 69 (9.25%) OOD
7 58 (7.77%) Test Automation
8 57 (7.64%) OOP
9 50 (6.70%) Mentoring
10 46 (6.17%) Test Scripting
11 43 (5.76%) Automated Testing
12 40 (5.36%) Software Testing
13 39 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (4.56%) Manual Testing
15 32 (4.29%) BDD
16 28 (3.75%) MVC
17 27 (3.62%) Regression Testing
18 24 (3.22%) Information Security
18 24 (3.22%) Multithreading
18 24 (3.22%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 288 (38.61%) C++
2 258 (34.58%) C#
3 223 (29.89%) SQL
4 219 (29.36%) Python
5 162 (21.72%) C
6 140 (18.77%) JavaScript
7 110 (14.75%) Perl
8 94 (12.60%) PHP
9 71 (9.52%) Ruby
10 30 (4.02%) Objective-C
11 23 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.68%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.01%) Scala
14 14 (1.88%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.61%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.61%) VB
16 9 (1.21%) Embedded C
17 8 (1.07%) R
17 8 (1.07%) Tcl
17 8 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 309 (41.42%) Degree
2 28 (3.75%) ISEB
3 20 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 14 (1.88%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.61%) PhD
6 8 (1.07%) CISSP
7 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.40%) CEH
8 3 (0.40%) CISMP
9 2 (0.27%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.13%) HNC
10 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (20.64%) QA
2 11 (1.47%) ISO 9000
3 6 (0.80%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.40%) GAMP
4 3 (0.40%) GCP
4 3 (0.40%) GMP
4 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.34%) Puppet
1 10 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.07%) OpenSSO
3 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 137 (18.36%) Oracle
2 56 (7.51%) Microsoft
3 44 (5.90%) Sun
4 30 (4.02%) Sybase
5 23 (3.08%) SAP
6 21 (2.82%) Atlassian
7 18 (2.41%) JBoss
8 16 (2.14%) VMware
9 9 (1.21%) Zend
10 7 (0.94%) Telerik
11 6 (0.80%) Google
11 6 (0.80%) MKS
11 6 (0.80%) Perforce
12 5 (0.67%) CA
13 4 (0.54%) Coverity
13 4 (0.54%) SunGard
13 4 (0.54%) HP
13 4 (0.54%) JD Edwards
14 3 (0.40%) Adobe
15 2 (0.27%) Apple
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bens pens. health
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accelrys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens - pens, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bens - bonus, shares, pens+
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
NST Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 41k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 70k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £48k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago