The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 4 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Java 385 292 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.31% 17.70% 20.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.98% 26.50% 28.51%
Number of salaries quoted 294 265 338
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -2.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1133 1102 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.70% 66.79% 71.84%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1006 1153
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Java
Cambridgeshire

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 31 July 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 305 (40.34%) Degree
2 274 (36.24%) C#
3 251 (33.20%) C++
4 246 (32.54%) SQL
5 204 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
6 203 (26.85%) Software Engineering
7 201 (26.59%) Linux
8 189 (25.00%) Python
9 176 (23.28%) Computer Science
10 170 (22.49%) JavaScript
11 169 (22.35%) OO
12 156 (20.63%) .NET
13 153 (20.24%) Oracle
14 150 (19.84%) HTML
15 146 (19.31%) Scrum
16 141 (18.65%) UNIX
17 133 (17.59%) C
17 133 (17.59%) QA
18 126 (16.67%) Mathematics
19 124 (16.40%) Windows
20 122 (16.14%) Perl
21 116 (15.34%) CSS
22 102 (13.49%) XML
23 101 (13.36%) MySQL
24 95 (12.57%) Tomcat
25 94 (12.43%) PHP
26 93 (12.30%) Finance
27 82 (10.85%) J2EE
27 82 (10.85%) TDD
28 80 (10.58%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.57%) Tomcat
2 64 (8.47%) Apache
3 24 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 17 (2.25%) Confluence
5 16 (2.12%) Node.js
6 11 (1.46%) CMS
6 11 (1.46%) IIS
7 8 (1.06%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.06%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.53%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.53%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.26%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
10 1 (0.13%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 16 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.46%) MS Office
3 5 (0.66%) 3ds Max
3 5 (0.66%) MS Project
4 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.26%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Maya
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Blender
Business Applications
1 12 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.32%) FastVal
2 10 (1.32%) SunGard APT
3 6 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.51%) SaaS
2 15 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.53%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 75 (9.92%) Internet
2 49 (6.48%) LTE
3 33 (4.37%) SS7
3 33 (4.37%) VoLTE
4 25 (3.31%) HTTP
5 24 (3.17%) TCP/IP
6 23 (3.04%) Wireless
7 16 (2.12%) 3GPP
8 15 (1.98%) LDAP
9 14 (1.85%) INAP
10 13 (1.72%) NFC
10 13 (1.72%) SMPP
10 13 (1.72%) SMS
11 9 (1.19%) 3G
12 8 (1.06%) Intranet
13 7 (0.93%) ZigBee
14 6 (0.79%) UMTS
14 6 (0.79%) GSM
14 6 (0.79%) X.509
15 4 (0.53%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (13.36%) MySQL
2 53 (7.01%) SQL Server
3 43 (5.69%) NoSQL
4 40 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.04%) Big Data
6 19 (2.51%) Data Mining
6 19 (2.51%) MongoDB
7 15 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.66%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.53%) SAP HANA
12 4 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.53%) SQLite
13 3 (0.40%) DB2
13 3 (0.40%) TKPROF
14 2 (0.26%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 75 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.88%) Selenium
3 40 (5.29%) Visual Studio
4 38 (5.03%) Subversion
5 30 (3.97%) Jenkins
6 28 (3.70%) Maven
7 21 (2.78%) WebDriver
7 21 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 17 (2.25%) MSBuild
9 16 (2.12%) NUnit
10 14 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (1.85%) JIRA
11 13 (1.72%) JUnit
11 13 (1.72%) MSTest
12 11 (1.46%) WiX
13 9 (1.19%) Ant
14 8 (1.06%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.93%) CruiseControl
15 7 (0.93%) Bugzilla
15 7 (0.93%) WinRunner
General
1 93 (12.30%) Finance
2 74 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.29%) Marketing
4 29 (3.84%) Billing
5 25 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.51%) Electronics
7 16 (2.12%) Automotive
8 15 (1.98%) Banking
9 8 (1.06%) Publishing
9 8 (1.06%) Multimedia
10 7 (0.93%) Games
11 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.53%) Advertising
12 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.53%) Retail
13 3 (0.40%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 313 (41.40%) Developer
2 163 (21.56%) Software Engineer
3 128 (16.93%) Java Developer
4 70 (9.26%) Test Engineer
5 50 (6.61%) Software Developer
6 45 (5.95%) Software Test Engineer
7 43 (5.69%) Graduate
7 43 (5.69%) Support Engineer
8 42 (5.56%) Analyst
9 32 (4.23%) Tester
9 32 (4.23%) Web Developer
10 30 (3.97%) Consultant
11 28 (3.70%) Applications Support
12 27 (3.57%) Architect
13 26 (3.44%) .NET Developer
14 25 (3.31%) Junior
14 25 (3.31%) PHP Developer
15 22 (2.91%) C# Developer
16 21 (2.78%) Senior Developer
16 21 (2.78%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (20.63%) .NET
2 150 (19.84%) HTML
3 116 (15.34%) CSS
4 102 (13.49%) XML
5 82 (10.85%) J2EE
6 80 (10.58%) Web Services
7 69 (9.13%) jQuery
8 60 (7.94%) ASP.NET
9 50 (6.61%) REST
10 42 (5.56%) HTML5
11 39 (5.16%) Spring
12 32 (4.23%) CSS3
13 26 (3.44%) RESTful
14 25 (3.31%) XSLT
15 21 (2.78%) Ajax
15 21 (2.78%) JSP
16 20 (2.65%) WCF
17 17 (2.25%) Symfony
17 17 (2.25%) SOAP
18 15 (1.98%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 176 (23.28%) Computer Science
2 126 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 56 (7.41%) Physics
4 33 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.44%) Statistics
6 23 (3.04%) Open Source
7 18 (2.38%) Wiki
8 16 (2.12%) Grid Computing
9 14 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (1.85%) Blackberry
9 14 (1.85%) Clustering
9 14 (1.85%) PKI
10 13 (1.72%) Cryptography
10 13 (1.72%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.59%) DTV
11 12 (1.59%) GIS
12 11 (1.46%) Visualisation
13 9 (1.19%) Internet of Things
14 8 (1.06%) Firmware
15 7 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 201 (26.59%) Linux
2 141 (18.65%) UNIX
3 124 (16.40%) Windows
4 69 (9.13%) Solaris
4 69 (9.13%) Android
5 59 (7.80%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.51%) Mac OS X
7 19 (2.51%) Windows Phone
8 10 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.53%) AIX
11 4 (0.53%) HPUX
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.40%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.26%) Debian
13 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (26.85%) Software Engineering
3 169 (22.35%) OO
4 146 (19.31%) Scrum
5 82 (10.85%) TDD
6 69 (9.13%) Test Automation
7 55 (7.28%) OOP
7 55 (7.28%) OOD
8 45 (5.95%) Test Scripting
9 43 (5.69%) MVC
10 40 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (4.89%) BDD
12 34 (4.50%) Software Testing
13 33 (4.37%) Automated Testing
14 30 (3.97%) Multithreading
15 28 (3.70%) Android Development
16 27 (3.57%) Manual Testing
17 25 (3.31%) SOA
18 23 (3.04%) Regression Testing
18 23 (3.04%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 274 (36.24%) C#
2 251 (33.20%) C++
3 246 (32.54%) SQL
4 189 (25.00%) Python
5 170 (22.49%) JavaScript
6 133 (17.59%) C
7 122 (16.14%) Perl
8 94 (12.43%) PHP
9 73 (9.66%) Ruby
10 33 (4.37%) Objective-C
11 20 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.51%) PowerShell
13 17 (2.25%) VB
14 16 (2.12%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.12%) Tcl
15 13 (1.72%) XAML
16 12 (1.59%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.59%) VB.NET
17 10 (1.32%) Scala
18 7 (0.93%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 305 (40.34%) Degree
2 27 (3.57%) ISEB
3 15 (1.98%) ISTQB
4 10 (1.32%) PhD
5 8 (1.06%) CISSP
5 8 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.40%) CEH
8 3 (0.40%) CISMP
9 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (17.59%) QA
2 12 (1.59%) ISO 8583
3 8 (1.06%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (1.85%) Puppet
2 12 (1.59%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 153 (20.24%) Oracle
2 54 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.95%) Sun
4 34 (4.50%) Sybase
5 28 (3.70%) SAP
6 20 (2.65%) Atlassian
7 19 (2.51%) VMware
7 19 (2.51%) JBoss
8 12 (1.59%) Telerik
9 10 (1.32%) SunGard
10 9 (1.19%) Zend
10 9 (1.19%) Perforce
11 6 (0.79%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.79%) MKS
12 5 (0.66%) CA
13 4 (0.53%) Google
14 3 (0.40%) Adobe
14 3 (0.40%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.26%) Apple
15 2 (0.26%) Symbian
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Salary: £0
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Salary: Up to £100k per annum
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