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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 268 336 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.32% 22.43% 15.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.15% 33.63% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 222 290 234
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
1025 999 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.26% 66.69% 61.79%
Number of salaries quoted 869 878 1015
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 266 (43.04%) C++
2 230 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (36.73%) Software Engineering
4 207 (33.50%) Degree
5 198 (32.04%) SQL
6 169 (27.35%) C#
7 162 (26.21%) Linux
8 151 (24.43%) C
8 151 (24.43%) HTML
9 149 (24.11%) Computer Science
10 147 (23.79%) OO
11 136 (22.01%) Python
12 128 (20.71%) JavaScript
13 117 (18.93%) Oracle
14 111 (17.96%) CSS
14 111 (17.96%) UNIX
15 109 (17.64%) .NET
16 101 (16.34%) Windows
17 81 (13.11%) Android
18 77 (12.46%) Web Services
19 75 (12.14%) Scrum
20 74 (11.97%) SQL Server
21 73 (11.81%) XML
22 71 (11.49%) Finance
23 70 (11.33%) Mathematics
24 62 (10.03%) Perl
25 61 (9.87%) Internet
26 60 (9.71%) TDD
27 59 (9.55%) Web Development
28 58 (9.39%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 57 (9.22%) Tomcat
2 26 (4.21%) Apache
3 23 (3.72%) JBoss
4 20 (3.24%) OpenStack
5 19 (3.07%) Confluence
6 13 (2.10%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.78%) WebSphere
7 11 (1.78%) Node.js
8 8 (1.29%) NetWeaver
9 6 (0.97%) CloudStack
10 5 (0.81%) Documentum
11 4 (0.65%) IIS
12 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.16%) Kentico
13 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.46%) MS Office
3 8 (1.29%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.16%) Blender
4 1 (0.16%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.21%) SaaS
2 22 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.16%) PaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.87%) Internet
2 30 (4.85%) Wireless
3 19 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.91%) HTTP
5 9 (1.46%) NFC
5 9 (1.46%) LTE
6 8 (1.29%) SMPP
6 8 (1.29%) SMS
7 7 (1.13%) VoLTE
7 7 (1.13%) SS7
8 6 (0.97%) INAP
9 5 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.81%) SSL
9 5 (0.81%) Intranet
10 4 (0.65%) SNMP
11 3 (0.49%) 3GPP
11 3 (0.49%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.49%) Network Security
11 3 (0.49%) Firewall
12 2 (0.32%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 57 (9.22%) MySQL
2 57 (9.22%) Relational Database
3 34 (5.50%) NoSQL
4 32 (5.18%) RDBMS
5 17 (2.75%) Big Data
6 14 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.13%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.81%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.81%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.81%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 58 (9.39%) Git (software)
2 57 (9.22%) Visual Studio
3 44 (7.12%) Jenkins
4 43 (6.96%) Maven
5 40 (6.47%) Selenium
5 40 (6.47%) Eclipse
6 19 (3.07%) JIRA
7 17 (2.75%) JUnit
8 16 (2.59%) Ant
8 16 (2.59%) Subversion
9 11 (1.78%) JMeter
9 11 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (1.78%) WebDriver
10 10 (1.62%) WiX
10 10 (1.62%) MSBuild
11 9 (1.46%) TestNG
11 9 (1.46%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.46%) GCC
11 9 (1.46%) NUnit
12 8 (1.29%) MSTest
General
1 71 (11.49%) Finance
2 39 (6.31%) Marketing
3 37 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (2.43%) Automotive
5 15 (2.43%) Banking
6 13 (2.10%) Billing
7 10 (1.62%) Electronics
8 8 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.29%) Games
9 7 (1.13%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.81%) Publishing
11 4 (0.65%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Legal
12 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 279 (45.15%) Developer
2 145 (23.46%) Software Engineer
3 138 (22.33%) Java Developer
4 71 (11.49%) Software Developer
5 51 (8.25%) Senior Developer
6 38 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 30 (4.85%) Graduate
8 27 (4.37%) Test Engineer
9 24 (3.88%) Lead Developer
10 23 (3.72%) C++ Software Engineer
11 22 (3.56%) Architect
11 22 (3.56%) Junior
11 22 (3.56%) Analyst
12 21 (3.40%) Support Engineer
13 20 (3.24%) Programmer
14 19 (3.07%) Technical Author
14 19 (3.07%) Author
14 19 (3.07%) C++ Developer
15 17 (2.75%) Software Test Engineer
16 16 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (24.43%) HTML
2 111 (17.96%) CSS
3 109 (17.64%) .NET
4 77 (12.46%) Web Services
5 73 (11.81%) XML
6 56 (9.06%) J2EE
7 55 (8.90%) Spring
8 48 (7.77%) jQuery
9 36 (5.83%) HTML5
10 35 (5.66%) REST
11 34 (5.50%) ASP.NET
12 28 (4.53%) SOAP
13 24 (3.88%) Hibernate
14 22 (3.56%) JSP
14 22 (3.56%) RESTful
15 19 (3.07%) WCF
16 17 (2.75%) Servlets
17 14 (2.27%) JDBC
17 14 (2.27%) Java EE
18 13 (2.10%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 149 (24.11%) Computer Science
2 70 (11.33%) Mathematics
3 43 (6.96%) User Experience
4 38 (6.15%) Open Source
5 36 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (5.66%) Algorithms
7 20 (3.24%) Management Information System
8 19 (3.07%) Physics
8 19 (3.07%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (2.91%) Mobile App
10 16 (2.59%) Mobile Payment
10 16 (2.59%) Internet of Things
10 16 (2.59%) Device Driver
11 15 (2.43%) Cryptography
11 15 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (2.27%) Client/Server
13 13 (2.10%) PKI
14 12 (1.94%) 3D Graphics
14 12 (1.94%) Informatics
14 12 (1.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 162 (26.21%) Linux
2 111 (17.96%) UNIX
3 101 (16.34%) Windows
4 81 (13.11%) Android
5 46 (7.44%) Apple iOS
6 28 (4.53%) Solaris
7 17 (2.75%) Embedded Linux
8 15 (2.43%) Windows Phone
9 9 (1.46%) AIX
9 9 (1.46%) HPUX
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.32%) CentOS
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.32%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.16%) Tizen
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (36.73%) Software Engineering
3 147 (23.79%) OO
4 75 (12.14%) Scrum
5 60 (9.71%) TDD
6 59 (9.55%) Web Development
7 50 (8.09%) OOD
8 44 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (6.47%) OOP
10 37 (5.99%) Test Scripting
11 32 (5.18%) Automated Testing
12 28 (4.53%) Manual Testing
12 28 (4.53%) Android Development
13 26 (4.21%) Multithreading
14 24 (3.88%) Test Automation
15 21 (3.40%) Mentoring
16 18 (2.91%) Unit Testing
17 17 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (2.59%) DevOps
18 16 (2.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 266 (43.04%) C++
2 198 (32.04%) SQL
3 169 (27.35%) C#
4 151 (24.43%) C
5 136 (22.01%) Python
6 128 (20.71%) JavaScript
7 62 (10.03%) Perl
8 52 (8.41%) PHP
9 35 (5.66%) Ruby
10 29 (4.69%) Objective-C
11 16 (2.59%) Scala
11 16 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.43%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.43%) Embedded C
13 12 (1.94%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.78%) Embedded C++
14 11 (1.78%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.62%) R
16 9 (1.46%) VB
17 8 (1.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 207 (33.50%) Degree
2 11 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.62%) VCP4
4 9 (1.46%) ISEB
5 7 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.97%) MCP
6 6 (0.97%) PhD
6 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.32%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) RHCE
9 1 (0.16%) LPIC
9 1 (0.16%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.93%) QA
2 8 (1.29%) ISO 8583
3 7 (1.13%) SLA
4 6 (0.97%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.32%) GAMP
5 2 (0.32%) GCP
5 2 (0.32%) GMP
6 1 (0.16%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (1.62%) Firmware
2 9 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.13%) Xen
4 6 (0.97%) KVM
5 5 (0.81%) Docker
5 5 (0.81%) LXC
6 4 (0.65%) Varnish
7 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.16%) Postfix
9 1 (0.16%) XenServer
9 1 (0.16%) vSphere
9 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (0.97%) Puppet
2 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.81%) Mesos
Vendors
1 117 (18.93%) Oracle
2 47 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.53%) Atlassian
4 20 (3.24%) Google
5 19 (3.07%) Sun
6 15 (2.43%) VMware
7 11 (1.78%) SAP
8 10 (1.62%) IBM
9 8 (1.29%) Telerik
10 7 (1.13%) Sony
10 7 (1.13%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.13%) Intel
11 5 (0.81%) Pegasus
11 5 (0.81%) Perforce
11 5 (0.81%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.65%) Zend
12 4 (0.65%) Sencha
12 4 (0.65%) Facebook
12 4 (0.65%) Rackspace
12 4 (0.65%) Sybase
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