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 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 Developer
Rank 39 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 16 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.03% 2.61% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 2.86% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 3
Average salary £44,500 £41,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -20.95%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
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
374 384 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 94.21% 91.21% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 282 341 330
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015, 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) J2EE
3 14 (56.00%) Spring
4 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) C++
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) Struts
5 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (28.00%) Struts2
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
6 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
6 6 (24.00%) QMS
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) Marketing
6 6 (24.00%) Validation
7 5 (20.00%) JBoss
7 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.00%) Mule
7 5 (20.00%) Spring MVC
7 5 (20.00%) Boomi
7 5 (20.00%) MuleSoft
7 5 (20.00%) Mule ESB
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 2 (8.00%) Web Development
9 2 (8.00%) Java EE
9 2 (8.00%) MS Excel

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) JBoss
1 5 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.00%) Mule
1 5 (20.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) J2EE
2 14 (56.00%) Spring
3 8 (32.00%) Struts
4 7 (28.00%) Struts2
5 5 (20.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Java EE
7 1 (4.00%) HTML
7 1 (4.00%) .NET
7 1 (4.00%) JMS
7 1 (4.00%) Middleware
7 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.00%) EJB
7 1 (4.00%) CSS
7 1 (4.00%) JDBC
7 1 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Validation
2 6 (24.00%) QMS
3 5 (20.00%) MVC
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) C++
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 7 (28.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) OpenText
4 1 (4.00%) Endeca
4 1 (4.00%) hybris