The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 37 28 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.78% 5.90% 4.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 6.29% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 17
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Java Developer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
271 318 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.10% 93.81% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 215 299 383
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Luton region.

Java Developer Salary Trend in Luton

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) JBoss
3 8 (57.14%) J2EE
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) Spring
5 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
6 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Mule
6 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
6 5 (35.71%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) UNIX
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
8 3 (21.43%) HTML
8 3 (21.43%) SLA
8 3 (21.43%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) Retail
9 2 (14.29%) JSF
9 2 (14.29%) Legal
9 2 (14.29%) Linux
9 2 (14.29%) Web Services
9 2 (14.29%) SOAP
9 2 (14.29%) jQuery
9 2 (14.29%) Ajax
9 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
9 2 (14.29%) Web Development
10 1 (7.14%) Degree
10 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Luton region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (71.43%) JBoss
2 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) Mule
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) Spring
3 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) JSF
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) J2SE
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.14%) STL
6 1 (7.14%) MFC
6 1 (7.14%) EJB
6 1 (7.14%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle