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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Java 386 297 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.86% 19.76% 17.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.74% 30.21% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 281 255 335
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,641 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +1.60%
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
1111 983 1559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.91% 65.40% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 865 857 1382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 24 October 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 314 (41.10%) C++
2 305 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (39.40%) Degree
4 278 (36.39%) Software Engineering
5 237 (31.02%) C#
6 226 (29.58%) Python
7 221 (28.93%) SQL
8 199 (26.05%) Computer Science
9 189 (24.74%) Linux
10 187 (24.48%) OO
11 181 (23.69%) C
12 175 (22.91%) UNIX
13 165 (21.60%) HTML
14 147 (19.24%) JavaScript
15 134 (17.54%) QA
16 130 (17.02%) Mathematics
16 130 (17.02%) Oracle
17 128 (16.75%) Scrum
18 123 (16.10%) .NET
19 118 (15.45%) Windows
20 108 (14.14%) CSS
21 104 (13.61%) Internet
22 101 (13.22%) XML
22 101 (13.22%) Finance
23 100 (13.09%) Perl
24 95 (12.43%) Tomcat
25 87 (11.39%) Web Services
26 86 (11.26%) MySQL
27 83 (10.86%) Git (software)
28 78 (10.21%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 95 (12.43%) Tomcat
2 54 (7.07%) Apache
3 26 (3.40%) Confluence
4 19 (2.49%) JBoss
5 17 (2.23%) OpenStack
6 16 (2.09%) Node.js
7 15 (1.96%) CloudStack
8 14 (1.83%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.52%) NetWeaver
9 4 (0.52%) CMS
9 4 (0.52%) SAP Portal
9 4 (0.52%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.26%) IIS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.13%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 20 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.49%) MS Office
3 12 (1.57%) 3ds Max
4 6 (0.79%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.65%) MS Project
6 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) Blender
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.80%) SaaS
2 16 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.52%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 104 (13.61%) Internet
2 34 (4.45%) Wireless
3 30 (3.93%) LTE
4 27 (3.53%) HTTP
5 24 (3.14%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.96%) 3G
6 15 (1.96%) SS7
7 14 (1.83%) VoLTE
8 13 (1.70%) 3GPP
9 11 (1.44%) Intranet
10 10 (1.31%) 2G
10 10 (1.31%) SNMP
11 9 (1.18%) 4G
12 8 (1.05%) SMS
12 8 (1.05%) NFC
12 8 (1.05%) SMPP
13 6 (0.79%) GSM
13 6 (0.79%) UMTS
13 6 (0.79%) IPv6
14 5 (0.65%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (11.26%) MySQL
2 45 (5.89%) NoSQL
3 44 (5.76%) SQL Server
4 39 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.06%) Big Data
6 17 (2.23%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.23%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.44%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.05%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.52%) SQLite
12 4 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.52%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.39%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.39%) DB2
13 3 (0.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 83 (10.86%) Git (software)
2 59 (7.72%) Selenium
3 52 (6.81%) Jenkins
4 51 (6.68%) Visual Studio
5 43 (5.63%) Maven
6 38 (4.97%) Subversion
7 28 (3.66%) JUnit
8 27 (3.53%) Eclipse
9 26 (3.40%) WebDriver
10 21 (2.75%) JIRA
11 15 (1.96%) NUnit
12 14 (1.83%) MSBuild
13 12 (1.57%) Ant
13 12 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (1.31%) WiX
15 9 (1.18%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.18%) Hudson
15 9 (1.18%) TestNG
16 8 (1.05%) MSTest
16 8 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 101 (13.22%) Finance
2 60 (7.85%) Telecoms
3 54 (7.07%) Marketing
4 25 (3.27%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.23%) Billing
6 15 (1.96%) Multimedia
7 14 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 12 (1.57%) Electronics
8 12 (1.57%) Banking
9 9 (1.18%) Automotive
10 6 (0.79%) Games
11 5 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.52%) Military
12 4 (0.52%) Advertising
12 4 (0.52%) Publishing
12 4 (0.52%) Retail
13 3 (0.39%) Back Office
14 2 (0.26%) Legal
14 2 (0.26%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 296 (38.74%) Developer
2 183 (23.95%) Software Engineer
3 151 (19.76%) Java Developer
4 61 (7.98%) Test Engineer
5 51 (6.68%) Graduate
6 46 (6.02%) Software Developer
7 44 (5.76%) Analyst
8 40 (5.24%) Support Engineer
9 35 (4.58%) Software Test Engineer
10 32 (4.19%) Senior Developer
11 30 (3.93%) Junior
12 29 (3.80%) Applications Support
13 26 (3.40%) Author
13 26 (3.40%) Technical Author
13 26 (3.40%) Consultant
14 25 (3.27%) C++ Software Engineer
15 23 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
16 22 (2.88%) Tester
17 20 (2.62%) Test Analyst
17 20 (2.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (21.60%) HTML
2 123 (16.10%) .NET
3 108 (14.14%) CSS
4 101 (13.22%) XML
5 87 (11.39%) Web Services
6 63 (8.25%) J2EE
7 55 (7.20%) jQuery
8 52 (6.81%) REST
9 46 (6.02%) Spring
10 39 (5.10%) HTML5
11 38 (4.97%) ASP.NET
12 31 (4.06%) RESTful
13 25 (3.27%) Ajax
14 23 (3.01%) CSS3
15 18 (2.36%) WCF
16 17 (2.23%) Hibernate
16 17 (2.23%) STL
17 16 (2.09%) Swing
17 16 (2.09%) Middleware
18 15 (1.96%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 199 (26.05%) Computer Science
2 130 (17.02%) Mathematics
3 61 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (7.07%) User Experience
5 50 (6.54%) Algorithms
6 41 (5.37%) Physics
7 37 (4.84%) Open Source
8 30 (3.93%) Mobile App
9 27 (3.53%) Cryptography
9 27 (3.53%) PKI
9 27 (3.53%) Statistics
10 25 (3.27%) Wiki
11 23 (3.01%) Management Information System
11 23 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (1.96%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.96%) GIS
13 14 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
13 14 (1.83%) Internet of Things
14 12 (1.57%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (1.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 189 (24.74%) Linux
2 175 (22.91%) UNIX
3 118 (15.45%) Windows
4 62 (8.12%) Solaris
5 48 (6.28%) Android
6 43 (5.63%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.57%) Windows Phone
8 9 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.18%) AIX
8 9 (1.18%) HPUX
9 8 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 8 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (0.79%) Debian
11 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (36.39%) Software Engineering
3 187 (24.48%) OO
4 128 (16.75%) Scrum
5 78 (10.21%) TDD
6 70 (9.16%) OOD
7 54 (7.07%) Test Scripting
8 50 (6.54%) OOP
9 47 (6.15%) Test Automation
9 47 (6.15%) Mentoring
10 44 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (5.63%) Automated Testing
12 40 (5.24%) Manual Testing
12 40 (5.24%) BDD
13 38 (4.97%) Software Testing
14 34 (4.45%) Web Development
15 33 (4.32%) Multithreading
16 29 (3.80%) Information Security
17 23 (3.01%) SOA
17 23 (3.01%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 314 (41.10%) C++
2 237 (31.02%) C#
3 226 (29.58%) Python
4 221 (28.93%) SQL
5 181 (23.69%) C
6 147 (19.24%) JavaScript
7 100 (13.09%) Perl
8 77 (10.08%) PHP
9 55 (7.20%) Ruby
10 29 (3.80%) Objective-C
11 27 (3.53%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.62%) Scala
13 17 (2.23%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.70%) Shell Script
15 11 (1.44%) Embedded C
16 10 (1.31%) R
17 9 (1.18%) GLSL
18 8 (1.05%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.05%) XAML
18 8 (1.05%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 301 (39.40%) Degree
2 26 (3.40%) ISEB
3 20 (2.62%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.23%) ISTQB
5 16 (2.09%) PhD
6 10 (1.31%) CISSP
7 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.39%) CEH
8 3 (0.39%) CISMP
9 1 (0.13%) HNC
9 1 (0.13%) HND
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (17.54%) QA
2 15 (1.96%) ISO 9000
3 8 (1.05%) ISO 8583
4 7 (0.92%) SLA
5 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.39%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.39%) GAMP
5 3 (0.39%) GCP
5 3 (0.39%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.05%) Firmware
3 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (0.92%) Puppet
1 7 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.26%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 130 (17.02%) Oracle
2 54 (7.07%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.10%) Sun
4 27 (3.53%) Atlassian
5 23 (3.01%) Sybase
6 18 (2.36%) SAP
7 14 (1.83%) Google
8 13 (1.70%) VMware
9 9 (1.18%) Telerik
9 9 (1.18%) Zend
10 6 (0.79%) Sony
10 6 (0.79%) MKS
10 6 (0.79%) Perforce
10 6 (0.79%) Intel
11 5 (0.65%) CA
11 5 (0.65%) Sencha
12 4 (0.52%) Facebook
12 4 (0.52%) Coverity
12 4 (0.52%) HP
13 3 (0.39%) Adobe
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