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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 267 390 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.04% 21.39% 19.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.03% 34.21% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 230 296 273
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
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
889 1140 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.41% 62.53% 67.99%
Number of salaries quoted 797 940 974
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £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 2 September 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 252 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (45.10%) SQL
3 218 (40.30%) Degree
4 170 (31.42%) C++
5 165 (30.50%) Software Engineering
6 152 (28.10%) OO
7 145 (26.80%) JavaScript
8 141 (26.06%) Computer Science
9 133 (24.58%) HTML
10 127 (23.48%) C#
10 127 (23.48%) Linux
11 126 (23.29%) Scrum
12 97 (17.93%) Python
13 92 (17.01%) Spring
14 91 (16.82%) J2EE
15 87 (16.08%) Oracle
15 87 (16.08%) Selenium
16 78 (14.42%) CSS
16 78 (14.42%) Tomcat
17 77 (14.23%) Windows
18 75 (13.86%) Web Services
18 75 (13.86%) TDD
19 74 (13.68%) UNIX
20 70 (12.94%) jQuery
21 66 (12.20%) C
22 64 (11.83%) Android
23 62 (11.46%) Git (software)
23 62 (11.46%) Apache
23 62 (11.46%) Mathematics
24 60 (11.09%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 78 (14.42%) Tomcat
2 62 (11.46%) Apache
3 12 (2.22%) JBoss
4 9 (1.66%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.48%) CMS
5 8 (1.48%) Zope
5 8 (1.48%) Plone
5 8 (1.48%) nginx
5 8 (1.48%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.11%) GlassFish
6 6 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.37%) Node.js
7 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) Smallworld
8 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (1.85%) MS Office
2 7 (1.29%) MS Project
3 6 (1.11%) AutoCAD
3 6 (1.11%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (1.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 6 (1.11%) Revit
3 6 (1.11%) MicroStation
3 6 (1.11%) Solid Edge
3 6 (1.11%) Siemens NX
3 6 (1.11%) PTC Creo
4 5 (0.92%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) Maya
6 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.18%) Blender
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.92%) SaaS
4 2 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 41 (7.58%) Internet
2 15 (2.77%) HTTP
3 13 (2.40%) SSL
3 13 (2.40%) LTE
4 12 (2.22%) VoLTE
4 12 (2.22%) SS7
4 12 (2.22%) INAP
4 12 (2.22%) Firewall
5 8 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.48%) DNS
6 5 (0.92%) Wireless
7 3 (0.55%) Skype
8 2 (0.37%) Network Security
8 2 (0.37%) SSH
8 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.18%) NFC
9 1 (0.18%) Intranet
9 1 (0.18%) SNMP
9 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.54%) MySQL
2 55 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 35 (6.47%) NoSQL
3 35 (6.47%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.59%) Big Data
5 11 (2.03%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.48%) MariaDB
7 5 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.74%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 87 (16.08%) Selenium
2 62 (11.46%) Git (software)
3 46 (8.50%) Jenkins
4 41 (7.58%) Maven
5 31 (5.73%) JIRA
6 29 (5.36%) Subversion
7 28 (5.18%) JMeter
8 22 (4.07%) SoapUI
9 21 (3.88%) Eclipse
10 10 (1.85%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.66%) JUnit
11 9 (1.66%) Appium
12 8 (1.48%) Mockito
13 7 (1.29%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.29%) TestNG
13 7 (1.29%) HP UFT
14 5 (0.92%) NUnit
14 5 (0.92%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.92%) Hudson
15 4 (0.74%) Selenium IDE
General
1 51 (9.43%) Finance
2 46 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.33%) Marketing
4 12 (2.22%) Billing
5 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.29%) Electronics
6 6 (1.11%) Automotive
7 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.92%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.92%) Local Government
8 2 (0.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 287 (53.05%) Developer
2 183 (33.83%) Java Developer
3 113 (20.89%) Software Engineer
4 55 (10.17%) Software Developer
5 51 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 40 (7.39%) Tester
7 37 (6.84%) Senior Java Developer
8 34 (6.28%) Junior
9 33 (6.10%) Java Software Engineer
10 32 (5.91%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 27 (4.99%) Graduate
12 24 (4.44%) Java Software Developer
13 22 (4.07%) Lead Java Developer
13 22 (4.07%) Analyst
13 22 (4.07%) Lead Developer
14 21 (3.88%) Test Engineer
14 21 (3.88%) Test Analyst
15 20 (3.70%) Support Engineer
16 19 (3.51%) Programmer
16 19 (3.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (24.58%) HTML
2 92 (17.01%) Spring
3 91 (16.82%) J2EE
4 78 (14.42%) CSS
5 75 (13.86%) Web Services
6 70 (12.94%) jQuery
7 60 (11.09%) .NET
8 56 (10.35%) Hibernate
9 44 (8.13%) SOAP
10 40 (7.39%) XML
11 36 (6.65%) REST
12 34 (6.28%) ASP.NET
13 27 (4.99%) MFC
13 27 (4.99%) HTML5
13 27 (4.99%) Java EE
14 26 (4.81%) RESTful
15 17 (3.14%) J2SE
16 16 (2.96%) EJB
17 12 (2.22%) JSP
17 12 (2.22%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 141 (26.06%) Computer Science
2 62 (11.46%) Mathematics
3 46 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.99%) User Experience
5 26 (4.81%) Algorithms
6 25 (4.62%) Pocket PC
7 22 (4.07%) GIS
8 21 (3.88%) Physics
8 21 (3.88%) Mobile App
9 20 (3.70%) Data Structures
10 16 (2.96%) Client/Server
11 13 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.40%) Mobile Payment
11 13 (2.40%) Internet of Things
12 12 (2.22%) Cryptography
13 11 (2.03%) LIMS
14 10 (1.85%) Robotics
15 8 (1.48%) Informatics
15 8 (1.48%) Clustering
15 8 (1.48%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 127 (23.48%) Linux
2 77 (14.23%) Windows
3 74 (13.68%) UNIX
4 64 (11.83%) Android
5 45 (8.32%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.22%) CentOS
6 12 (2.22%) Solaris
7 8 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (30.50%) Software Engineering
3 152 (28.10%) OO
4 126 (23.29%) Scrum
5 75 (13.86%) TDD
6 43 (7.95%) Test Automation
7 42 (7.76%) OOP
8 35 (6.47%) Software Testing
9 33 (6.10%) Test Scripting
10 32 (5.91%) SDLC
11 30 (5.55%) Open Source
11 30 (5.55%) Multithreading
11 30 (5.55%) Web Development
12 28 (5.18%) Kanban
12 28 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (4.62%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.07%) MVC
15 21 (3.88%) Web Testing
15 21 (3.88%) Automated Testing
16 20 (3.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 244 (45.10%) SQL
2 170 (31.42%) C++
3 145 (26.80%) JavaScript
4 127 (23.48%) C#
5 97 (17.93%) Python
6 66 (12.20%) C
7 39 (7.21%) Perl
8 38 (7.02%) PHP
9 34 (6.28%) Objective-C
10 28 (5.18%) Scala
11 22 (4.07%) Ruby
12 14 (2.59%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.22%) SAPscript
13 12 (2.22%) ABAP
14 7 (1.29%) Fortran
15 5 (0.92%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.55%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.37%) XPath
17 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 218 (40.30%) Degree
2 27 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (4.62%) MCP
4 11 (2.03%) ISEB
5 10 (1.85%) PhD
5 10 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.11%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.74%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.37%) RHCE
10 2 (0.37%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.50%) QA
2 5 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.22%) Xen
3 11 (2.03%) VirtualBox
4 10 (1.85%) Postfix
5 8 (1.48%) Varnish
5 8 (1.48%) qmail
6 5 (0.92%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.74%) iptables
8 2 (0.37%) KVM
8 2 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (1.85%) HAProxy
2 8 (1.48%) systemd
3 4 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.55%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 87 (16.08%) Oracle
2 51 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 34 (6.28%) WorldPay
4 17 (3.14%) SAP
5 15 (2.77%) VMware
6 13 (2.40%) Xamarin
7 12 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.03%) Sun
9 9 (1.66%) Autodesk
10 7 (1.29%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.11%) Tableau
11 6 (1.11%) Google
12 3 (0.55%) PTC
12 3 (0.55%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.37%) Sophos
13 2 (0.37%) Lumension
13 2 (0.37%) Fujitsu
13 2 (0.37%) ESRI
13 2 (0.37%) BT
13 2 (0.37%) Symbian
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