The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 27 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Java 11 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.93% 6.02% 8.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.92% 18.95% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 26
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,050 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
Java
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
79 95 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 35.43% 31.77% 58.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 73 168
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Java
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Java Salary Trend in Luton

Java
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the Luton region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Java Salary Histogram in Luton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton 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 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) SDLC
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) J2EE
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (25.00%) RESTful
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.83%) GitHub
6 5 (20.83%) Artifactory
6 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
6 5 (20.83%) JSON
6 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.83%) OOP
6 5 (20.83%) WSDL
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) SOAP
6 5 (20.83%) Web Services
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 5 (20.83%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.67%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Luton 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Data Mart
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Artifactory
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
1 5 (20.83%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (20.83%) TeamCity
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Games
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 2 (8.33%) Billing
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Android Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Mainframe Operator
6 2 (8.33%) MI Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Unix Operator
7 1 (4.17%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) J2EE
1 6 (25.00%) RESTful
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) JSON
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) WSDL
3 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) CSS3
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) Android SDK
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.33%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.17%) Express
6 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 3 (12.50%) Xbox
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) SDLC
3 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) OOP
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) Android Development
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Release Management
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Google
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Remedy
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
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