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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 6 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Java 275 383 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.54% 21.25% 17.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.92% 31.27% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 231 325 301
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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
985 1225 1356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.42% 67.98% 68.04%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1085 1227
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 April 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 224 (41.95%) C++
2 200 (37.45%) SQL
3 196 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (33.90%) Degree
5 170 (31.84%) Software Engineering
6 163 (30.52%) C#
7 142 (26.59%) HTML
8 139 (26.03%) Linux
9 128 (23.97%) OO
10 123 (23.03%) JavaScript
11 118 (22.10%) Computer Science
12 106 (19.85%) C
12 106 (19.85%) Oracle
12 106 (19.85%) Windows
13 94 (17.60%) CSS
14 90 (16.85%) .NET
14 90 (16.85%) Python
15 86 (16.10%) UNIX
16 82 (15.36%) Android
17 79 (14.79%) SQL Server
18 71 (13.30%) Scrum
19 70 (13.11%) J2EE
20 65 (12.17%) Web Services
21 61 (11.42%) TDD
22 58 (10.86%) Perl
23 57 (10.67%) Selenium
24 56 (10.49%) jQuery
24 56 (10.49%) MySQL
25 52 (9.74%) Relational Database
26 51 (9.55%) XML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (8.80%) Tomcat
2 25 (4.68%) JBoss
3 22 (4.12%) Apache
4 15 (2.81%) WebLogic
5 14 (2.62%) OpenStack
6 13 (2.43%) WebSphere
7 11 (2.06%) Confluence
7 11 (2.06%) Node.js
8 8 (1.50%) NetWeaver
9 5 (0.94%) Documentum
10 4 (0.75%) CMS
10 4 (0.75%) IIS
11 3 (0.56%) Zope
11 3 (0.56%) Plone
11 3 (0.56%) nginx
12 2 (0.37%) CloudStack
12 2 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.37%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.87%) MS Office
3 5 (0.94%) MS Project
4 3 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.56%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.19%) Blender
5 1 (0.19%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.18%) SaaS
3 7 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.24%) Internet
2 20 (3.75%) Wireless
3 19 (3.56%) HTTP
4 18 (3.37%) TCP/IP
5 17 (3.18%) SS7
5 17 (3.18%) INAP
5 17 (3.18%) LTE
5 17 (3.18%) VoLTE
6 10 (1.87%) SSL
7 6 (1.12%) Firewall
8 5 (0.94%) Network Security
9 4 (0.75%) DNS
10 3 (0.56%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.37%) SAN
11 2 (0.37%) Intranet
11 2 (0.37%) SSH
12 1 (0.19%) ZigBee
12 1 (0.19%) NFC
12 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.79%) SQL Server
2 56 (10.49%) MySQL
3 52 (9.74%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.24%) RDBMS
5 13 (2.43%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.50%) MariaDB
9 7 (1.31%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.12%) Big Data
10 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.94%) CouchDB
11 5 (0.94%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 57 (10.67%) Selenium
2 42 (7.87%) Git (software)
3 40 (7.49%) Jenkins
4 37 (6.93%) Eclipse
5 36 (6.74%) Visual Studio
6 34 (6.37%) Maven
7 18 (3.37%) JIRA
7 18 (3.37%) JMeter
8 16 (3.00%) Subversion
9 15 (2.81%) Cucumber
10 13 (2.43%) JUnit
11 12 (2.25%) Ant
12 10 (1.87%) SoapUI
13 8 (1.50%) WebDriver
14 6 (1.12%) TestNG
14 6 (1.12%) Android Studio
15 5 (0.94%) GCC
15 5 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
16 4 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (0.75%) FitNesse
General
1 51 (9.55%) Finance
2 50 (9.36%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.43%) Marketing
4 17 (3.18%) Billing
5 15 (2.81%) Electronics
6 13 (2.43%) Automotive
7 11 (2.06%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.50%) Games
9 5 (0.94%) Banking
9 5 (0.94%) Publishing
9 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) Advertising
11 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 249 (46.63%) Developer
2 127 (23.78%) Java Developer
3 121 (22.66%) Software Engineer
4 64 (11.99%) Software Developer
5 47 (8.80%) Senior Developer
6 37 (6.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 29 (5.43%) Tester
8 27 (5.06%) Lead Developer
9 26 (4.87%) Architect
10 25 (4.68%) Graduate
11 22 (4.12%) Automation Tester
12 21 (3.93%) Programmer
12 21 (3.93%) Test Engineer
13 19 (3.56%) Lead Java Developer
14 17 (3.18%) Support Engineer
14 17 (3.18%) Junior
15 16 (3.00%) Consultant
15 16 (3.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 15 (2.81%) Project Manager
17 14 (2.62%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (26.59%) HTML
2 94 (17.60%) CSS
3 90 (16.85%) .NET
4 70 (13.11%) J2EE
5 65 (12.17%) Web Services
6 56 (10.49%) jQuery
7 51 (9.55%) XML
8 50 (9.36%) Spring
9 38 (7.12%) ASP.NET
10 37 (6.93%) SOAP
11 29 (5.43%) REST
12 27 (5.06%) HTML5
13 24 (4.49%) Hibernate
14 23 (4.31%) MFC
15 20 (3.75%) JSP
16 17 (3.18%) Java EE
17 13 (2.43%) RESTful
18 11 (2.06%) Servlets
18 11 (2.06%) JDBC
19 10 (1.87%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 118 (22.10%) Computer Science
2 48 (8.99%) Mathematics
3 43 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (6.74%) User Experience
5 30 (5.62%) Algorithms
6 29 (5.43%) Open Source
7 21 (3.93%) Client/Server
8 18 (3.37%) Physics
8 18 (3.37%) Pocket PC
8 18 (3.37%) Mobile Payment
9 16 (3.00%) Internet of Things
9 16 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (2.62%) Management Information System
11 13 (2.43%) Device Driver
11 13 (2.43%) Mobile App
12 11 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (2.06%) Data Structures
12 11 (2.06%) Informatics
13 10 (1.87%) Cryptography
14 9 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 139 (26.03%) Linux
2 106 (19.85%) Windows
3 86 (16.10%) UNIX
4 82 (15.36%) Android
5 50 (9.36%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.81%) Solaris
7 12 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
8 9 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.50%) Windows Phone
9 8 (1.50%) CentOS
10 7 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (1.12%) AIX
11 6 (1.12%) HPUX
12 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.19%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (36.70%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (31.84%) Software Engineering
3 128 (23.97%) OO
4 71 (13.30%) Scrum
5 61 (11.42%) TDD
6 43 (8.05%) OOP
6 43 (8.05%) Web Development
7 41 (7.68%) Test Scripting
8 36 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (6.74%) Test Automation
9 31 (5.81%) OOD
10 30 (5.62%) Android Development
11 28 (5.24%) Automated Testing
11 28 (5.24%) Manual Testing
12 20 (3.75%) Software Testing
13 19 (3.56%) Unit Testing
14 17 (3.18%) Project Management
14 17 (3.18%) Mentoring
15 16 (3.00%) Kanban
16 15 (2.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (41.95%) C++
2 200 (37.45%) SQL
3 163 (30.52%) C#
4 123 (23.03%) JavaScript
5 106 (19.85%) C
6 90 (16.85%) Python
7 58 (10.86%) Perl
8 43 (8.05%) PHP
9 39 (7.30%) Objective-C
10 36 (6.74%) Ruby
11 15 (2.81%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.25%) Scala
14 10 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.87%) Embedded C
15 9 (1.69%) VB
15 9 (1.69%) ABAP
15 9 (1.69%) R
16 7 (1.31%) Embedded C++
17 6 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 181 (33.90%) Degree
2 20 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.37%) MCP
4 10 (1.87%) ISEB
5 8 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.75%) PhD
10 3 (0.56%) RHCE
10 3 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.56%) LPIC
11 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.93%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) SLA
3 2 (0.37%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.19%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (1.50%) Firmware
1 8 (1.50%) Xen
1 8 (1.50%) KVM
2 7 (1.31%) Varnish
3 6 (1.12%) Postfix
4 5 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.94%) Docker
4 5 (0.94%) LXC
4 5 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.94%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 4 (0.75%) iptables
6 3 (0.56%) qmail
7 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.19%) XenServer
8 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.94%) HAProxy
1 5 (0.94%) Mesos
2 3 (0.56%) systemd
2 3 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 106 (19.85%) Oracle
2 51 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.06%) WorldPay
4 21 (3.93%) Atlassian
5 15 (2.81%) SAP
6 12 (2.25%) Red Hat
6 12 (2.25%) Google
7 11 (2.06%) Xamarin
8 10 (1.87%) IBM
8 10 (1.87%) Sun
9 9 (1.69%) VMware
10 5 (0.94%) Pegasus
11 4 (0.75%) Perforce
11 4 (0.75%) Zend
11 4 (0.75%) Rackspace
12 3 (0.56%) Fujitsu
12 3 (0.56%) PTC
12 3 (0.56%) Autodesk
13 2 (0.37%) Sony
13 2 (0.37%) Intel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent DOE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Private Medical, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £17500 - £22500 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago