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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 18 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Java 40 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.36% 10.65% 7.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.62% 21.67% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37 43 24
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £25,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +61.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £75,000 £46,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
194 203 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 50.26% 49.15% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 149 180 131
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 1 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Luton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 33 (57.89%) J2EE
2 28 (49.12%) SQL
3 25 (43.86%) Oracle
4 16 (28.07%) Spring
4 16 (28.07%) HTML
4 16 (28.07%) CSS
4 16 (28.07%) Linux
5 15 (26.32%) Degree
6 14 (24.56%) PL/SQL
6 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (22.81%) C++
7 13 (22.81%) UNIX
7 13 (22.81%) Windows
8 12 (21.05%) Solaris
8 12 (21.05%) MVC
8 12 (21.05%) Mathematics
9 11 (19.30%) Struts
10 10 (17.54%) WebLogic
10 10 (17.54%) JMS
10 10 (17.54%) CSS3
11 9 (15.79%) ITIL
11 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 8 (14.04%) HPUX
12 8 (14.04%) Web Services
12 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
12 8 (14.04%) SLA
12 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
12 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.04%) HTML5
12 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (17.54%) WebLogic
2 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
4 4 (7.02%) Apache
4 4 (7.02%) JBoss
4 4 (7.02%) Mule ESB
4 4 (7.02%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Office
2 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Summit
1 2 (3.51%) Temenos T24
1 2 (3.51%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (3.51%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) JUnit
General
1 7 (12.28%) Retail
1 7 (12.28%) Marketing
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
2 5 (8.77%) Automotive
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Developer
2 25 (43.86%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Applications Support
4 7 (12.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.28%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) J2EE
2 16 (28.07%) Spring
2 16 (28.07%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) CSS
3 11 (19.30%) Struts
4 10 (17.54%) JMS
4 10 (17.54%) CSS3
5 8 (14.04%) Web Services
5 8 (14.04%) HTML5
5 8 (14.04%) Struts2
6 6 (10.53%) .NET
6 6 (10.53%) Java EE
6 6 (10.53%) jQuery
7 4 (7.02%) XML
7 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
8 3 (5.26%) Middleware
9 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.51%) Ajax
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) FMCG
4 1 (1.75%) Open Source
4 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) UNIX
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 12 (21.05%) Solaris
4 8 (14.04%) HPUX
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) MVC
3 9 (15.79%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 8 (14.04%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (12.28%) QMS
5 7 (12.28%) OO
5 7 (12.28%) SOA
5 7 (12.28%) Validation
5 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 6 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.77%) Scrum
8 3 (5.26%) Benchmarking
8 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.26%) Web Development
8 3 (5.26%) Service Management
9 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (49.12%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) PL/SQL
3 13 (22.81%) C++
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.02%) C
5 4 (7.02%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) VB
6 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.51%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
2 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.51%) OpenText
4 2 (3.51%) Endeca
4 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) Avaloq
4 2 (3.51%) Fiserv
4 2 (3.51%) hybris
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
5 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.75%) BEA
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