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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Java 267 379 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.34% 22.60% 16.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.61% 34.17% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 225 336 261
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
967 1109 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.41% 66.13% 64.12%
Number of salaries quoted 841 988 1112
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 March 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 251 (44.11%) C++
2 218 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (34.97%) Software Engineering
4 196 (34.45%) Degree
5 193 (33.92%) SQL
6 162 (28.47%) C#
7 152 (26.71%) Linux
8 137 (24.08%) Computer Science
9 136 (23.90%) HTML
10 132 (23.20%) C
11 129 (22.67%) OO
12 121 (21.27%) JavaScript
13 113 (19.86%) Python
14 106 (18.63%) Oracle
15 103 (18.10%) Windows
16 99 (17.40%) CSS
17 98 (17.22%) UNIX
18 94 (16.52%) .NET
19 79 (13.88%) Android
20 75 (13.18%) SQL Server
21 68 (11.95%) Scrum
22 67 (11.78%) Web Services
23 64 (11.25%) TDD
24 61 (10.72%) Mathematics
25 60 (10.54%) Finance
25 60 (10.54%) XML
26 59 (10.37%) J2EE
26 59 (10.37%) Internet
27 57 (10.02%) MySQL
27 57 (10.02%) Perl

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 49 (8.61%) Tomcat
2 25 (4.39%) Apache
3 24 (4.22%) JBoss
4 20 (3.51%) OpenStack
5 15 (2.64%) Confluence
6 14 (2.46%) WebLogic
6 14 (2.46%) Node.js
7 11 (1.93%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.41%) NetWeaver
9 6 (1.05%) CloudStack
10 5 (0.88%) Documentum
11 4 (0.70%) IIS
12 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.18%) Kentico
13 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.23%) MS Office
3 5 (0.88%) 3ds Max
4 3 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Maya
5 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.18%) Blender
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.87%) SaaS
2 19 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.37%) Internet
2 23 (4.04%) Wireless
3 19 (3.34%) TCP/IP
4 18 (3.16%) HTTP
5 14 (2.46%) SS7
5 14 (2.46%) INAP
5 14 (2.46%) LTE
5 14 (2.46%) VoLTE
6 6 (1.05%) NFC
6 6 (1.05%) SSL
7 5 (0.88%) SMPP
7 5 (0.88%) SMS
7 5 (0.88%) Intranet
7 5 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.70%) SSH
9 3 (0.53%) Firewall
9 3 (0.53%) Network Security
9 3 (0.53%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.35%) SNMP
10 2 (0.35%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.02%) MySQL
3 54 (9.49%) Relational Database
4 30 (5.27%) RDBMS
5 28 (4.92%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.11%) Big Data
7 12 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.23%) MongoDB
10 5 (0.88%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.88%) Neo4j
10 5 (0.88%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.35%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (8.26%) Visual Studio
1 47 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 44 (7.73%) Selenium
3 41 (7.21%) Jenkins
4 38 (6.68%) Maven
5 36 (6.33%) Eclipse
6 19 (3.34%) JIRA
7 16 (2.81%) JUnit
7 16 (2.81%) JMeter
8 15 (2.64%) Ant
9 14 (2.46%) Subversion
10 11 (1.93%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.76%) WebDriver
12 9 (1.58%) GCC
12 9 (1.58%) TestNG
13 8 (1.41%) SoapUI
13 8 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (1.23%) WiX
14 7 (1.23%) MSBuild
14 7 (1.23%) NUnit
General
1 60 (10.54%) Finance
2 43 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 33 (5.80%) Marketing
4 16 (2.81%) Billing
5 15 (2.64%) Automotive
6 13 (2.28%) Electronics
7 12 (2.11%) Banking
8 10 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.41%) Games
10 5 (0.88%) Publishing
11 4 (0.70%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.53%) Local Government
12 3 (0.53%) Advertising
12 3 (0.53%) Legal
12 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 262 (46.05%) Developer
2 134 (23.55%) Java Developer
3 127 (22.32%) Software Engineer
4 65 (11.42%) Software Developer
5 50 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 37 (6.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 27 (4.75%) Lead Developer
8 23 (4.04%) Test Engineer
8 23 (4.04%) Architect
9 22 (3.87%) Graduate
10 20 (3.51%) Tester
11 19 (3.34%) Junior
11 19 (3.34%) Lead Java Developer
12 18 (3.16%) Programmer
12 18 (3.16%) Support Engineer
12 18 (3.16%) C++ Software Engineer
13 17 (2.99%) Analyst
14 16 (2.81%) C++ Developer
14 16 (2.81%) Automation Tester
15 15 (2.64%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (23.90%) HTML
2 99 (17.40%) CSS
3 94 (16.52%) .NET
4 67 (11.78%) Web Services
5 60 (10.54%) XML
6 59 (10.37%) J2EE
7 52 (9.14%) Spring
8 47 (8.26%) jQuery
9 34 (5.98%) REST
10 33 (5.80%) SOAP
11 32 (5.62%) ASP.NET
11 32 (5.62%) HTML5
12 24 (4.22%) Hibernate
13 21 (3.69%) JSP
14 17 (2.99%) RESTful
15 16 (2.81%) Servlets
16 14 (2.46%) MFC
16 14 (2.46%) WCF
17 12 (2.11%) Java EE
17 12 (2.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 137 (24.08%) Computer Science
2 61 (10.72%) Mathematics
3 41 (7.21%) User Experience
4 34 (5.98%) Open Source
5 33 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (5.45%) Algorithms
7 20 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.16%) Embedded Systems
9 17 (2.99%) Mobile Payment
9 17 (2.99%) Internet of Things
10 16 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.81%) Physics
11 15 (2.64%) Device Driver
11 15 (2.64%) Cryptography
11 15 (2.64%) Client/Server
12 14 (2.46%) Mobile App
13 13 (2.28%) PKI
14 12 (2.11%) Informatics
15 10 (1.76%) Pocket PC
15 10 (1.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 152 (26.71%) Linux
2 103 (18.10%) Windows
3 98 (17.22%) UNIX
4 79 (13.88%) Android
5 45 (7.91%) Apple iOS
6 23 (4.04%) Solaris
7 17 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (2.11%) Windows Phone
9 9 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (1.58%) AIX
9 9 (1.58%) HPUX
10 6 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.88%) CentOS
12 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.18%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (34.97%) Software Engineering
3 129 (22.67%) OO
4 68 (11.95%) Scrum
5 64 (11.25%) TDD
6 52 (9.14%) Web Development
7 44 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (7.21%) OOP
9 37 (6.50%) OOD
10 34 (5.98%) Test Scripting
11 31 (5.45%) Test Automation
12 27 (4.75%) Android Development
13 26 (4.57%) Automated Testing
13 26 (4.57%) Manual Testing
14 23 (4.04%) Multithreading
15 19 (3.34%) Unit Testing
16 18 (3.16%) Project Management
16 18 (3.16%) Mentoring
17 16 (2.81%) Continuous Improvement
18 15 (2.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 251 (44.11%) C++
2 193 (33.92%) SQL
3 162 (28.47%) C#
4 132 (23.20%) C
5 121 (21.27%) JavaScript
6 113 (19.86%) Python
7 57 (10.02%) Perl
8 43 (7.56%) PHP
9 34 (5.98%) Ruby
10 30 (5.27%) Objective-C
11 16 (2.81%) Scala
11 16 (2.81%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.64%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.93%) Embedded C
14 10 (1.76%) R
15 9 (1.58%) VB
15 9 (1.58%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.41%) ABAP
17 7 (1.23%) Embedded C++
17 7 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 196 (34.45%) Degree
2 11 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.76%) MCP
3 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.05%) PhD
4 6 (1.05%) ISEB
5 5 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.53%) RHCE
6 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.53%) LPIC
7 2 (0.35%) CISSP
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.03%) QA
2 6 (1.05%) ISO 9000
3 5 (0.88%) SLA
3 5 (0.88%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (1.76%) Firmware
2 9 (1.58%) Xen
3 8 (1.41%) KVM
3 8 (1.41%) iptables
4 7 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.88%) Docker
5 5 (0.88%) LXC
5 5 (0.88%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 4 (0.70%) Varnish
7 3 (0.53%) Postfix
7 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.18%) XenServer
9 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.88%) Mesos
2 3 (0.53%) Puppet
3 2 (0.35%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 106 (18.63%) Oracle
2 48 (8.44%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.39%) Atlassian
4 15 (2.64%) Google
4 15 (2.64%) Sun
5 14 (2.46%) SAP
6 11 (1.93%) VMware
7 10 (1.76%) IBM
8 9 (1.58%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.23%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.05%) Sony
10 6 (1.05%) Intel
11 5 (0.88%) Pegasus
11 5 (0.88%) Perforce
11 5 (0.88%) Telerik
12 4 (0.70%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.70%) Zend
12 4 (0.70%) Sybase
13 3 (0.53%) Sencha
14 2 (0.35%) Facebook
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