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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 4 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Java 308 385 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.47% 21.31% 17.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.73% 33.98% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 259 294 265
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,700 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +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
862 1133 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.87% 62.70% 66.79%
Number of salaries quoted 755 956 1006
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
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 3 August 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 254 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 245 (42.10%) SQL
3 234 (40.21%) Degree
4 209 (35.91%) C++
5 181 (31.10%) Software Engineering
6 159 (27.32%) Computer Science
6 159 (27.32%) JavaScript
7 156 (26.80%) OO
8 149 (25.60%) C#
9 148 (25.43%) Linux
10 146 (25.09%) HTML
11 117 (20.10%) Scrum
12 104 (17.87%) Python
13 100 (17.18%) Windows
14 96 (16.49%) J2EE
15 93 (15.98%) Spring
16 91 (15.64%) C
16 91 (15.64%) Oracle
17 85 (14.60%) Android
18 83 (14.26%) CSS
19 80 (13.75%) UNIX
20 79 (13.57%) Selenium
21 78 (13.40%) TDD
21 78 (13.40%) Web Services
21 78 (13.40%) Tomcat
22 77 (13.23%) .NET
23 67 (11.51%) MySQL
23 67 (11.51%) jQuery
24 65 (11.17%) Mathematics
24 65 (11.17%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (13.40%) Tomcat
2 60 (10.31%) Apache
3 16 (2.75%) JBoss
4 10 (1.72%) WebLogic
5 8 (1.37%) CMS
5 8 (1.37%) Zope
5 8 (1.37%) Plone
5 8 (1.37%) nginx
6 6 (1.03%) Node.js
6 6 (1.03%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.03%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.52%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.52%) Confluence
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.34%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.34%) Documentum
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.34%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.17%) Smallworld
Applications
1 8 (1.37%) MS Project
1 8 (1.37%) MS Office
2 6 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.03%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.03%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.03%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (1.03%) Revit
2 6 (1.03%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.03%) Solid Edge
2 6 (1.03%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.03%) PTC Creo
3 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.72%) SaaS
3 9 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.56%) Internet
2 19 (3.26%) LTE
3 18 (3.09%) VoLTE
3 18 (3.09%) SS7
3 18 (3.09%) INAP
4 15 (2.58%) HTTP
5 13 (2.23%) SSL
6 12 (2.06%) Firewall
7 9 (1.55%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.37%) DNS
8 8 (1.37%) Wireless
9 3 (0.52%) Network Security
9 3 (0.52%) Skype
10 2 (0.34%) SSH
10 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.17%) NFC
11 1 (0.17%) Intranet
11 1 (0.17%) SNMP
11 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.51%) MySQL
2 65 (11.17%) SQL Server
3 43 (7.39%) Relational Database
4 30 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.92%) RDBMS
6 12 (2.06%) Big Data
6 12 (2.06%) MariaDB
7 10 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.86%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.69%) SAP BW
10 4 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 4 (0.69%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 79 (13.57%) Selenium
2 58 (9.97%) Git (software)
3 44 (7.56%) Jenkins
4 38 (6.53%) Maven
5 32 (5.50%) Subversion
6 28 (4.81%) JIRA
7 27 (4.64%) JMeter
8 22 (3.78%) Eclipse
9 20 (3.44%) SoapUI
10 13 (2.23%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.72%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.20%) JUnit
12 7 (1.20%) TestNG
12 7 (1.20%) Mockito
13 6 (1.03%) Android Studio
13 6 (1.03%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.03%) HP UFT
13 6 (1.03%) Appium
14 5 (0.86%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 56 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 47 (8.08%) Finance
3 22 (3.78%) Marketing
4 18 (3.09%) Billing
5 9 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.55%) Electronics
6 7 (1.20%) Automotive
7 5 (0.86%) Local Government
7 5 (0.86%) Games
7 5 (0.86%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.34%) Publishing
9 2 (0.34%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Retail
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 311 (53.44%) Developer
2 185 (31.79%) Java Developer
3 124 (21.31%) Software Engineer
4 67 (11.51%) Software Developer
5 64 (11.00%) Senior Developer
6 44 (7.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 42 (7.22%) Tester
8 32 (5.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 27 (4.64%) Junior
10 26 (4.47%) Architect
11 25 (4.30%) Lead Developer
11 25 (4.30%) Java Software Engineer
11 25 (4.30%) Lead Java Developer
12 23 (3.95%) Graduate
13 22 (3.78%) Support Engineer
13 22 (3.78%) Automation Tester
14 21 (3.61%) Java Software Developer
15 19 (3.26%) Analyst
16 18 (3.09%) Test Analyst
16 18 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (25.09%) HTML
2 96 (16.49%) J2EE
3 93 (15.98%) Spring
4 83 (14.26%) CSS
5 78 (13.40%) Web Services
6 77 (13.23%) .NET
7 67 (11.51%) jQuery
8 56 (9.62%) Hibernate
9 48 (8.25%) SOAP
10 43 (7.39%) ASP.NET
11 42 (7.22%) XML
12 35 (6.01%) REST
13 32 (5.50%) MFC
14 30 (5.15%) Java EE
15 29 (4.98%) HTML5
16 24 (4.12%) RESTful
17 19 (3.26%) J2SE
18 16 (2.75%) EJB
19 15 (2.58%) JSP
20 12 (2.06%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 159 (27.32%) Computer Science
2 65 (11.17%) Mathematics
3 56 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.33%) Algorithms
4 31 (5.33%) User Experience
5 29 (4.98%) Pocket PC
6 28 (4.81%) Physics
7 21 (3.61%) Data Structures
8 20 (3.44%) Client/Server
8 20 (3.44%) GIS
9 18 (3.09%) Mobile App
10 17 (2.92%) Internet of Things
11 14 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (2.41%) Mobile Payment
11 14 (2.41%) Cryptography
12 12 (2.06%) Informatics
13 11 (1.89%) LIMS
14 10 (1.72%) Robotics
15 9 (1.55%) Clustering
15 9 (1.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 148 (25.43%) Linux
2 100 (17.18%) Windows
3 85 (14.60%) Android
4 80 (13.75%) UNIX
5 60 (10.31%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.58%) CentOS
7 10 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.72%) Solaris
8 9 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (1.03%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.17%) AIX
13 1 (0.17%) HPUX
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (31.10%) Software Engineering
3 156 (26.80%) OO
4 117 (20.10%) Scrum
5 78 (13.40%) TDD
6 48 (8.25%) OOP
7 42 (7.22%) Test Automation
8 36 (6.19%) SDLC
8 36 (6.19%) Test Scripting
9 33 (5.67%) Web Development
10 32 (5.50%) Software Testing
11 31 (5.33%) Multithreading
11 31 (5.33%) Open Source
12 29 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (4.81%) Kanban
14 27 (4.64%) Mentoring
15 25 (4.30%) Manual Testing
16 24 (4.12%) Android Development
17 22 (3.78%) Web Testing
17 22 (3.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 245 (42.10%) SQL
2 209 (35.91%) C++
3 159 (27.32%) JavaScript
4 149 (25.60%) C#
5 104 (17.87%) Python
6 91 (15.64%) C
7 50 (8.59%) Perl
8 46 (7.90%) Objective-C
9 44 (7.56%) PHP
10 29 (4.98%) Ruby
11 26 (4.47%) Scala
12 14 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.06%) SAPscript
13 12 (2.06%) ABAP
14 9 (1.55%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.86%) Go
15 5 (0.86%) Fortran
15 5 (0.86%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.69%) VB
16 4 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 234 (40.21%) Degree
2 31 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (4.98%) MCP
4 11 (1.89%) ISEB
5 8 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.20%) PhD
7 4 (0.69%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.52%) RHCE
8 3 (0.52%) LPIC
8 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.53%) QA
2 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (2.92%) Xen
2 15 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.89%) VirtualBox
3 11 (1.89%) Postfix
4 8 (1.37%) Varnish
4 8 (1.37%) qmail
5 7 (1.20%) KVM
6 5 (0.86%) Docker
6 5 (0.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (0.86%) iptables
7 4 (0.69%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 4 (0.69%) LXC
8 3 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (1.72%) HAProxy
2 8 (1.37%) systemd
3 6 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.69%) Mesos
5 3 (0.52%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 91 (15.64%) Oracle
2 53 (9.11%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.15%) WorldPay
4 17 (2.92%) SAP
5 15 (2.58%) VMware
6 13 (2.23%) Red Hat
6 13 (2.23%) Xamarin
7 12 (2.06%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.72%) Sun
8 10 (1.72%) Autodesk
9 6 (1.03%) Tableau
10 5 (0.86%) Google
11 4 (0.69%) Pegasus
11 4 (0.69%) PTC
12 3 (0.52%) Fujitsu
12 3 (0.52%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.34%) Lumension
13 2 (0.34%) ESRI
13 2 (0.34%) BT
13 2 (0.34%) Sophos
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