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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Java 368 297 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.36% 20.34% 18.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.89% 31.46% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 270 253 329
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
1086 944 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.03% 64.66% 73.00%
Number of salaries quoted 854 817 1371
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 30 October 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 312 (41.54%) C++
2 300 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
3 298 (39.68%) Degree
4 276 (36.75%) Software Engineering
5 233 (31.03%) C#
6 221 (29.43%) SQL
6 221 (29.43%) Python
7 196 (26.10%) Computer Science
8 187 (24.90%) Linux
9 182 (24.23%) C
10 180 (23.97%) OO
11 173 (23.04%) UNIX
12 166 (22.10%) HTML
13 143 (19.04%) JavaScript
14 131 (17.44%) Oracle
15 129 (17.18%) QA
16 126 (16.78%) Mathematics
17 125 (16.64%) Scrum
18 118 (15.71%) .NET
19 116 (15.45%) Windows
20 109 (14.51%) CSS
21 103 (13.72%) Internet
22 101 (13.45%) Finance
23 100 (13.32%) XML
24 96 (12.78%) Perl
25 94 (12.52%) Tomcat
26 85 (11.32%) Web Services
26 85 (11.32%) MySQL
27 80 (10.65%) Git (software)
28 75 (9.99%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 94 (12.52%) Tomcat
2 52 (6.92%) Apache
3 26 (3.46%) Confluence
4 19 (2.53%) JBoss
5 17 (2.26%) OpenStack
6 15 (2.00%) CloudStack
6 15 (2.00%) Node.js
7 14 (1.86%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.53%) NetWeaver
8 4 (0.53%) CMS
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (0.53%) SAP Portal
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.27%) IIS
10 1 (0.13%) SAS
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
Applications
1 19 (2.53%) MS Office
1 19 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.60%) 3ds Max
3 6 (0.80%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.67%) MS Project
5 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Blender
6 1 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.99%) SaaS
2 14 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.53%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 103 (13.72%) Internet
2 32 (4.26%) Wireless
3 30 (3.99%) LTE
4 27 (3.60%) HTTP
5 24 (3.20%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.00%) 3G
6 15 (2.00%) SS7
7 14 (1.86%) VoLTE
8 13 (1.73%) 3GPP
9 12 (1.60%) Intranet
10 10 (1.33%) 2G
10 10 (1.33%) SNMP
11 9 (1.20%) 4G
12 8 (1.07%) SMS
12 8 (1.07%) NFC
12 8 (1.07%) SMPP
13 6 (0.80%) GSM
13 6 (0.80%) UMTS
13 6 (0.80%) IPv6
14 5 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (11.32%) MySQL
2 46 (6.13%) SQL Server
3 45 (5.99%) NoSQL
4 39 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 30 (3.99%) Big Data
6 18 (2.40%) RDBMS
7 16 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.20%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.53%) SQLite
12 4 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.53%) SAP HANA
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.40%) DB2
13 3 (0.40%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 80 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 58 (7.72%) Selenium
3 51 (6.79%) Jenkins
4 50 (6.66%) Visual Studio
5 44 (5.86%) Maven
6 37 (4.93%) Subversion
7 29 (3.86%) JUnit
8 28 (3.73%) Eclipse
9 26 (3.46%) WebDriver
10 22 (2.93%) JIRA
11 15 (2.00%) NUnit
12 14 (1.86%) MSBuild
13 12 (1.60%) Ant
14 11 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.33%) TestNG
15 10 (1.33%) WiX
16 9 (1.20%) Hudson
17 8 (1.07%) Cucumber
17 8 (1.07%) MSTest
17 8 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 101 (13.45%) Finance
2 58 (7.72%) Telecoms
3 53 (7.06%) Marketing
4 25 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.26%) Billing
6 15 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (2.00%) Multimedia
7 12 (1.60%) Electronics
8 11 (1.46%) Banking
9 9 (1.20%) Automotive
10 7 (0.93%) Games
11 5 (0.67%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.53%) Military
12 4 (0.53%) Advertising
12 4 (0.53%) Publishing
12 4 (0.53%) Retail
13 3 (0.40%) Back Office
14 2 (0.27%) Legal
14 2 (0.27%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 290 (38.62%) Developer
2 181 (24.10%) Software Engineer
3 152 (20.24%) Java Developer
4 60 (7.99%) Test Engineer
5 50 (6.66%) Graduate
6 44 (5.86%) Software Developer
7 43 (5.73%) Analyst
8 39 (5.19%) Support Engineer
9 34 (4.53%) Software Test Engineer
10 32 (4.26%) Senior Developer
11 29 (3.86%) Applications Support
12 28 (3.73%) Junior
13 26 (3.46%) Author
13 26 (3.46%) Technical Author
14 25 (3.33%) Consultant
15 24 (3.20%) C++ Software Engineer
15 24 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
16 21 (2.80%) Tester
17 20 (2.66%) Test Analyst
18 19 (2.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (22.10%) HTML
2 118 (15.71%) .NET
3 109 (14.51%) CSS
4 100 (13.32%) XML
5 85 (11.32%) Web Services
6 62 (8.26%) J2EE
7 55 (7.32%) jQuery
8 51 (6.79%) REST
9 45 (5.99%) Spring
10 37 (4.93%) ASP.NET
10 37 (4.93%) HTML5
11 29 (3.86%) RESTful
12 24 (3.20%) Ajax
13 22 (2.93%) CSS3
14 18 (2.40%) WCF
15 16 (2.13%) Hibernate
15 16 (2.13%) Swing
15 16 (2.13%) STL
16 15 (2.00%) JSP
16 15 (2.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 196 (26.10%) Computer Science
2 126 (16.78%) Mathematics
3 55 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (6.92%) User Experience
5 49 (6.52%) Algorithms
6 40 (5.33%) Physics
7 35 (4.66%) Open Source
8 29 (3.86%) Mobile App
9 28 (3.73%) PKI
10 27 (3.60%) Cryptography
11 26 (3.46%) Statistics
12 24 (3.20%) Wiki
13 23 (3.06%) Management Information System
13 23 (3.06%) Embedded Systems
14 15 (2.00%) GIS
15 14 (1.86%) 3D Graphics
15 14 (1.86%) Data Structures
16 12 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
16 12 (1.60%) Internet of Things
16 12 (1.60%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 187 (24.90%) Linux
2 173 (23.04%) UNIX
3 116 (15.45%) Windows
4 63 (8.39%) Solaris
5 46 (6.13%) Android
6 42 (5.59%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.60%) Windows Phone
8 10 (1.33%) AIX
8 10 (1.33%) HPUX
9 9 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (0.93%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.80%) Debian
12 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
2 276 (36.75%) Software Engineering
3 180 (23.97%) OO
4 125 (16.64%) Scrum
5 75 (9.99%) TDD
6 68 (9.05%) OOD
7 55 (7.32%) Test Scripting
8 48 (6.39%) OOP
9 45 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (5.86%) Automated Testing
10 44 (5.86%) Mentoring
11 42 (5.59%) Test Automation
12 40 (5.33%) BDD
13 39 (5.19%) Manual Testing
14 38 (5.06%) Software Testing
15 36 (4.79%) Web Development
16 34 (4.53%) Multithreading
17 29 (3.86%) Information Security
18 22 (2.93%) Machine Learning
19 21 (2.80%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 312 (41.54%) C++
2 233 (31.03%) C#
3 221 (29.43%) SQL
3 221 (29.43%) Python
4 182 (24.23%) C
5 143 (19.04%) JavaScript
6 96 (12.78%) Perl
7 72 (9.59%) PHP
8 50 (6.66%) Ruby
9 28 (3.73%) Objective-C
10 27 (3.60%) PowerShell
11 20 (2.66%) Scala
12 17 (2.26%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.46%) Embedded C
15 10 (1.33%) R
16 9 (1.20%) GLSL
17 8 (1.07%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.07%) XAML
17 8 (1.07%) MAXScript
Qualifications
1 298 (39.68%) Degree
2 27 (3.60%) ISEB
3 21 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 15 (2.00%) PhD
6 10 (1.33%) CISSP
7 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.40%) CEH
8 3 (0.40%) CISMP
9 1 (0.13%) HNC
9 1 (0.13%) HND
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (17.18%) QA
2 15 (2.00%) ISO 9000
3 8 (1.07%) ISO 8583
4 7 (0.93%) SLA
5 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.40%) GAMP
5 3 (0.40%) GCP
5 3 (0.40%) GMP
System Software
1 11 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (1.07%) Firmware
3 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.80%) Puppet
1 6 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.27%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 131 (17.44%) Oracle
2 51 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.19%) Sun
4 28 (3.73%) Atlassian
5 22 (2.93%) Sybase
6 18 (2.40%) SAP
7 15 (2.00%) Google
8 13 (1.73%) VMware
9 9 (1.20%) Telerik
10 8 (1.07%) Zend
11 7 (0.93%) Perforce
11 7 (0.93%) Sony
11 7 (0.93%) Intel
12 6 (0.80%) MKS
13 5 (0.67%) CA
13 5 (0.67%) Sencha
14 4 (0.53%) Facebook
14 4 (0.53%) Coverity
14 4 (0.53%) HP
15 3 (0.40%) Adobe
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