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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 272 389 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.25% 21.14% 17.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.28% 31.68% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 229 299 282
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
929 1228 1258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.75% 66.74% 69.81%
Number of salaries quoted 831 1058 1153
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 229 (42.41%) C++
2 212 (39.26%) SQL
2 212 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (37.59%) Degree
4 173 (32.04%) Software Engineering
5 171 (31.67%) C#
6 148 (27.41%) HTML
7 142 (26.30%) Linux
8 141 (26.11%) Computer Science
9 136 (25.19%) OO
10 135 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 121 (22.41%) Windows
12 99 (18.33%) Oracle
13 98 (18.15%) Python
14 97 (17.96%) Android
15 96 (17.78%) .NET
16 94 (17.41%) C
17 88 (16.30%) CSS
18 86 (15.93%) J2EE
18 86 (15.93%) UNIX
19 84 (15.56%) Scrum
20 77 (14.26%) SQL Server
21 74 (13.70%) Web Services
22 67 (12.41%) Tomcat
22 67 (12.41%) Spring
23 63 (11.67%) Apple iOS
23 63 (11.67%) MySQL
24 62 (11.48%) TDD
25 59 (10.93%) Mathematics
25 59 (10.93%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 67 (12.41%) Tomcat
2 28 (5.19%) JBoss
3 26 (4.81%) Apache
4 18 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 12 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 11 (2.04%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.67%) Node.js
8 8 (1.48%) Confluence
9 7 (1.30%) CMS
10 6 (1.11%) nginx
10 6 (1.11%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.11%) Zope
10 6 (1.11%) Plone
11 5 (0.93%) Documentum
12 2 (0.37%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.37%) IIS
12 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (1.48%) MS Office
2 7 (1.30%) MS Project
2 7 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.74%) Siemens NX
3 4 (0.74%) PTC Creo
3 4 (0.74%) Revit
3 4 (0.74%) Solid Edge
3 4 (0.74%) MicroStation
3 4 (0.74%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.74%) SOLIDWORKS
3 4 (0.74%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.37%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.19%) Maya
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) Blender
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.41%) SaaS
3 6 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.15%) Internet
2 19 (3.52%) LTE
3 18 (3.33%) SS7
3 18 (3.33%) INAP
3 18 (3.33%) HTTP
3 18 (3.33%) VoLTE
4 17 (3.15%) Wireless
5 11 (2.04%) SSL
6 10 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 10 (1.85%) Firewall
7 6 (1.11%) DNS
8 3 (0.56%) Network Security
9 2 (0.37%) Skype
9 2 (0.37%) SSH
10 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.19%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.19%) VPN
10 1 (0.19%) SNMP
10 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (14.26%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.67%) MySQL
3 53 (9.81%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 15 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.04%) MariaDB
7 11 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.67%) Big Data
9 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.93%) CouchDB
9 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.93%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.93%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 58 (10.74%) Selenium
2 45 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 44 (8.15%) Jenkins
4 31 (5.74%) Maven
5 29 (5.37%) Eclipse
6 27 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 20 (3.70%) JMeter
7 20 (3.70%) Subversion
8 18 (3.33%) JIRA
9 16 (2.96%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.22%) SoapUI
11 10 (1.85%) Ant
12 8 (1.48%) JUnit
13 7 (1.30%) TestNG
13 7 (1.30%) Mockito
14 6 (1.11%) Android Studio
14 6 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (0.93%) GCC
16 4 (0.74%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 58 (10.74%) Telecoms
2 47 (8.70%) Finance
3 29 (5.37%) Marketing
4 18 (3.33%) Billing
5 13 (2.41%) Electronics
6 10 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.67%) Automotive
8 7 (1.30%) Games
9 5 (0.93%) Publishing
10 4 (0.74%) Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) Local Government
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 278 (51.48%) Developer
2 147 (27.22%) Java Developer
3 126 (23.33%) Software Engineer
4 69 (12.78%) Software Developer
5 58 (10.74%) Senior Developer
6 42 (7.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 32 (5.93%) Architect
8 31 (5.74%) Tester
9 27 (5.00%) Lead Developer
10 24 (4.44%) Automation Tester
10 24 (4.44%) Graduate
11 23 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
12 21 (3.89%) Junior
13 20 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 18 (3.33%) Programmer
14 18 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (3.33%) Support Engineer
14 18 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
15 16 (2.96%) Web Developer
15 16 (2.96%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (27.41%) HTML
2 96 (17.78%) .NET
3 88 (16.30%) CSS
4 86 (15.93%) J2EE
5 74 (13.70%) Web Services
6 67 (12.41%) Spring
7 59 (10.93%) jQuery
8 48 (8.89%) XML
9 47 (8.70%) ASP.NET
10 37 (6.85%) SOAP
11 34 (6.30%) Hibernate
12 31 (5.74%) MFC
13 30 (5.56%) HTML5
14 25 (4.63%) Java EE
14 25 (4.63%) REST
15 23 (4.26%) JSP
16 15 (2.78%) RESTful
17 14 (2.59%) J2SE
18 13 (2.41%) PhoneGap
19 11 (2.04%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 141 (26.11%) Computer Science
2 59 (10.93%) Mathematics
3 45 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (7.04%) User Experience
5 30 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 27 (5.00%) Pocket PC
6 27 (5.00%) Physics
7 23 (4.26%) Client/Server
8 20 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (3.52%) Mobile Payment
10 18 (3.33%) Data Structures
10 18 (3.33%) Internet of Things
11 15 (2.78%) Mobile App
12 12 (2.22%) Management Information System
13 11 (2.04%) GIS
13 11 (2.04%) Informatics
13 11 (2.04%) Cryptography
14 10 (1.85%) Visualisation
15 9 (1.67%) Clustering
16 8 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 142 (26.30%) Linux
2 121 (22.41%) Windows
3 97 (17.96%) Android
4 86 (15.93%) UNIX
5 63 (11.67%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.41%) Solaris
7 12 (2.22%) CentOS
8 9 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (1.48%) Windows Phone
9 8 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (0.74%) AIX
11 4 (0.74%) HPUX
12 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (39.26%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (32.04%) Software Engineering
3 136 (25.19%) OO
4 84 (15.56%) Scrum
5 62 (11.48%) TDD
6 53 (9.81%) OOP
7 46 (8.52%) SDLC
8 40 (7.41%) Web Development
9 37 (6.85%) Test Automation
10 36 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 36 (6.67%) Android Development
11 34 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (4.63%) OOD
12 25 (4.63%) Open Source
12 25 (4.63%) Manual Testing
13 24 (4.44%) Automated Testing
14 23 (4.26%) Kanban
15 21 (3.89%) Mentoring
16 20 (3.70%) MVC
16 20 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 229 (42.41%) C++
2 212 (39.26%) SQL
3 171 (31.67%) C#
4 135 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 98 (18.15%) Python
6 94 (17.41%) C
7 54 (10.00%) Perl
8 47 (8.70%) Objective-C
9 46 (8.52%) PHP
10 37 (6.85%) Ruby
11 15 (2.78%) Scala
11 15 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 13 (2.41%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.30%) VB
13 7 (1.30%) Embedded C
14 6 (1.11%) Go
14 6 (1.11%) R
14 6 (1.11%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.11%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 203 (37.59%) Degree
2 29 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (5.00%) MCP
4 9 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.48%) ISEB
6 7 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.56%) PhD
9 3 (0.56%) RHCE
9 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.56%) LPIC
10 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.19%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.74%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 11 (2.04%) Xen
2 10 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.67%) Postfix
3 9 (1.67%) Varnish
4 8 (1.48%) KVM
5 6 (1.11%) qmail
5 6 (1.11%) Firmware
5 6 (1.11%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.93%) LXC
6 5 (0.93%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 5 (0.93%) Docker
7 4 (0.74%) iptables
8 3 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (1.48%) HAProxy
2 6 (1.11%) systemd
3 5 (0.93%) Mesos
3 5 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.74%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 99 (18.33%) Oracle
2 56 (10.37%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.26%) WorldPay
4 20 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 14 (2.59%) Xamarin
6 13 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.22%) VMware
8 11 (2.04%) SAP
9 10 (1.85%) Google
9 10 (1.85%) Sun
10 8 (1.48%) Autodesk
10 8 (1.48%) IBM
11 6 (1.11%) Tableau
12 5 (0.93%) Pegasus
13 4 (0.74%) Rackspace
13 4 (0.74%) Perforce
13 4 (0.74%) PTC
14 3 (0.56%) Fujitsu
14 3 (0.56%) Zend
15 2 (0.37%) Lumension
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