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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Java 323 309 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.35% 21.22% 19.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.09% 33.62% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 245 254 300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
1150 919 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.34% 63.12% 70.23%
Number of salaries quoted 919 772 1132
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 298 (43.13%) C++
2 267 (38.64%) Software Engineering
3 261 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
4 258 (37.34%) Degree
5 201 (29.09%) C#
6 193 (27.93%) Python
7 191 (27.64%) SQL
8 180 (26.05%) Linux
9 171 (24.75%) C
10 167 (24.17%) Computer Science
11 163 (23.59%) HTML
12 152 (22.00%) OO
13 136 (19.68%) UNIX
14 126 (18.23%) JavaScript
15 122 (17.66%) Oracle
16 115 (16.64%) .NET
17 112 (16.21%) CSS
18 110 (15.92%) Windows
19 102 (14.76%) Scrum
20 98 (14.18%) QA
20 98 (14.18%) Mathematics
21 95 (13.75%) Internet
22 90 (13.02%) XML
23 87 (12.59%) Finance
24 79 (11.43%) Tomcat
24 79 (11.43%) Perl
25 70 (10.13%) MySQL
26 69 (9.99%) Web Services
27 68 (9.84%) TDD
28 67 (9.70%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 79 (11.43%) Tomcat
2 34 (4.92%) Apache
3 22 (3.18%) Confluence
4 15 (2.17%) Node.js
4 15 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 13 (1.88%) JBoss
6 10 (1.45%) NetWeaver
7 9 (1.30%) CloudStack
8 7 (1.01%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.58%) Oracle Spatial
9 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.43%) IIS
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.29%) SAP Portal
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.60%) MS Office
3 15 (2.17%) 3ds Max
4 6 (0.87%) Mathematica
5 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.29%) Blender
5 2 (0.29%) Maya
6 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.62%) SaaS
2 17 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.43%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (13.75%) Internet
2 36 (5.21%) Wireless
3 33 (4.78%) TCP/IP
4 26 (3.76%) HTTP
5 23 (3.33%) LTE
6 12 (1.74%) SS7
6 12 (1.74%) Intranet
7 11 (1.59%) 3G
7 11 (1.59%) VoLTE
8 10 (1.45%) SNMP
9 9 (1.30%) 3GPP
9 9 (1.30%) 4G
9 9 (1.30%) NFC
10 8 (1.16%) SMS
10 8 (1.16%) SMPP
10 8 (1.16%) 2G
11 6 (0.87%) IPv6
11 6 (0.87%) UMTS
11 6 (0.87%) GSM
12 5 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (10.13%) MySQL
2 63 (9.12%) SQL Server
3 43 (6.22%) Relational Database
4 41 (5.93%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.04%) RDBMS
6 18 (2.60%) Big Data
7 10 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.01%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.58%) DB2
13 3 (0.43%) OLAP
13 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 67 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 44 (6.37%) Maven
4 43 (6.22%) Jenkins
5 40 (5.79%) Selenium
6 38 (5.50%) Eclipse
7 30 (4.34%) Subversion
8 26 (3.76%) JUnit
9 22 (3.18%) WebDriver
10 21 (3.04%) JIRA
11 16 (2.32%) Ant
12 15 (2.17%) NUnit
13 13 (1.88%) MSBuild
14 12 (1.74%) TestNG
15 11 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (1.45%) WiX
17 8 (1.16%) MSTest
18 7 (1.01%) Hudson
19 6 (0.87%) GCC
19 6 (0.87%) JMeter
General
1 87 (12.59%) Finance
2 50 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.79%) Marketing
4 18 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 17 (2.46%) Multimedia
6 14 (2.03%) Billing
7 13 (1.88%) Banking
7 13 (1.88%) Automotive
8 10 (1.45%) Electronics
9 9 (1.30%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.01%) Games
11 4 (0.58%) Military
11 4 (0.58%) Advertising
12 3 (0.43%) Legal
12 3 (0.43%) Back Office
12 3 (0.43%) Retail
12 3 (0.43%) Local Government
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 263 (38.06%) Developer
2 166 (24.02%) Software Engineer
3 135 (19.54%) Java Developer
4 54 (7.81%) Software Developer
5 52 (7.53%) Test Engineer
6 43 (6.22%) Graduate
7 34 (4.92%) Analyst
8 33 (4.78%) Software Test Engineer
9 28 (4.05%) Support Engineer
10 27 (3.91%) Senior Developer
11 26 (3.76%) Programmer
12 25 (3.62%) Consultant
13 23 (3.33%) Junior
13 23 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 22 (3.18%) Author
14 22 (3.18%) Technical Author
15 20 (2.89%) Web Developer
16 19 (2.75%) C++ Software Engineer
17 18 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
18 17 (2.46%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (23.59%) HTML
2 115 (16.64%) .NET
3 112 (16.21%) CSS
4 90 (13.02%) XML
5 69 (9.99%) Web Services
6 55 (7.96%) J2EE
7 53 (7.67%) Spring
8 52 (7.53%) jQuery
9 48 (6.95%) REST
10 36 (5.21%) HTML5
11 32 (4.63%) ASP.NET
12 22 (3.18%) RESTful
12 22 (3.18%) WCF
12 22 (3.18%) Ajax
13 21 (3.04%) Hibernate
14 18 (2.60%) JSP
14 18 (2.60%) Servlets
15 16 (2.32%) STL
15 16 (2.32%) Middleware
15 16 (2.32%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 167 (24.17%) Computer Science
2 98 (14.18%) Mathematics
3 49 (7.09%) Algorithms
4 48 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (6.22%) User Experience
6 34 (4.92%) Open Source
7 27 (3.91%) Physics
8 24 (3.47%) Cryptography
8 24 (3.47%) Mobile App
9 23 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 21 (3.04%) Embedded Systems
11 20 (2.89%) Device Driver
11 20 (2.89%) PKI
11 20 (2.89%) Statistics
12 19 (2.75%) 3D Graphics
13 18 (2.60%) Wiki
13 18 (2.60%) Mobile Payment
14 15 (2.17%) Internet of Things
15 13 (1.88%) Data Structures
16 12 (1.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 180 (26.05%) Linux
2 136 (19.68%) UNIX
3 110 (15.92%) Windows
4 47 (6.80%) Android
5 46 (6.66%) Solaris
6 30 (4.34%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.46%) Embedded Linux
8 12 (1.74%) AIX
8 12 (1.74%) HPUX
9 11 (1.59%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.58%) Debian
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Tizen
13 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (38.64%) Software Engineering
2 261 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (22.00%) OO
4 102 (14.76%) Scrum
5 68 (9.84%) TDD
6 58 (8.39%) OOD
7 47 (6.80%) Web Development
8 44 (6.37%) OOP
8 44 (6.37%) Test Scripting
9 41 (5.93%) Automated Testing
10 36 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (4.92%) Mentoring
12 33 (4.78%) Multithreading
13 31 (4.49%) Manual Testing
14 28 (4.05%) Software Testing
15 25 (3.62%) Test Automation
16 24 (3.47%) BDD
17 23 (3.33%) SOA
18 22 (3.18%) Information Security
19 21 (3.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 298 (43.13%) C++
2 201 (29.09%) C#
3 193 (27.93%) Python
4 191 (27.64%) SQL
5 171 (24.75%) C
6 126 (18.23%) JavaScript
7 79 (11.43%) Perl
8 65 (9.41%) PHP
9 35 (5.07%) Ruby
10 25 (3.62%) PowerShell
11 23 (3.33%) Scala
12 21 (3.04%) Objective-C
13 19 (2.75%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.32%) Embedded C
15 12 (1.74%) GLSL
16 11 (1.59%) R
16 11 (1.59%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.45%) ABAP
17 10 (1.45%) MAXScript
18 9 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 258 (37.34%) Degree
2 16 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.17%) ISEB
4 12 (1.74%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.45%) PhD
6 5 (0.72%) CISSP
7 3 (0.43%) CEH
7 3 (0.43%) CISMP
8 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.14%) HNC
9 1 (0.14%) HND
9 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (14.18%) QA
2 9 (1.30%) ISO 9000
2 9 (1.30%) SLA
3 8 (1.16%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (0.43%) GAMP
4 3 (0.43%) GCP
4 3 (0.43%) GMP
5 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.01%) Firmware
3 3 (0.43%) Varnish
3 3 (0.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.14%) Xen
5 1 (0.14%) XenServer
5 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.87%) Puppet
2 5 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 122 (17.66%) Oracle
2 51 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 28 (4.05%) Sun
4 25 (3.62%) Atlassian
5 19 (2.75%) Google
6 17 (2.46%) VMware
6 17 (2.46%) SAP
7 11 (1.59%) Sybase
8 8 (1.16%) Telerik
9 7 (1.01%) Intel
9 7 (1.01%) Sony
10 6 (0.87%) Perforce
11 5 (0.72%) Zend
11 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.58%) IBM
12 4 (0.58%) HP
12 4 (0.58%) Coverity
12 4 (0.58%) Sencha
12 4 (0.58%) Facebook
13 3 (0.43%) Rackspace
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