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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 33 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Java 22 34 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.39% 9.47% 15.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.36% 23.13% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 59
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £31,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
178 147 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 43.63% 40.95% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 139 143 186
Average salary £40,000 £35,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.49% -4.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,250 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in Luton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 32 (42.11%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
2 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
3 25 (32.89%) Oracle
4 23 (30.26%) HTML
5 21 (27.63%) .NET
5 21 (27.63%) XML
6 20 (26.32%) Retail
7 19 (25.00%) C#
8 18 (23.68%) JSP
9 16 (21.05%) Linux
9 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (21.05%) Banking
10 15 (19.74%) CSS
11 14 (18.42%) Finance
11 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
12 13 (17.11%) OO
12 13 (17.11%) JBoss
13 10 (13.16%) PL/SQL
13 10 (13.16%) J2EE
14 9 (11.84%) Classic ASP
14 9 (11.84%) UNIX
14 9 (11.84%) SLA
14 9 (11.84%) CMS
14 9 (11.84%) TDD
15 8 (10.53%) PowerBuilder
15 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
15 8 (10.53%) VB
15 8 (10.53%) Selenium
16 7 (9.21%) WebDriver

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (11.84%) CMS
2 8 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.89%) ColdFusion
4 3 (3.95%) IIS
4 3 (3.95%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) 3GPP
1 2 (2.63%) FTP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) 3G
2 1 (1.32%) 2G
2 1 (1.32%) LTE
2 1 (1.32%) 4G
2 1 (1.32%) UMTS
2 1 (1.32%) GPRS
2 1 (1.32%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) DB2
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) Big Data
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) PowerBuilder
1 8 (10.53%) Selenium
2 7 (9.21%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.63%) TestNG
4 1 (1.32%) JMeter
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 20 (26.32%) Retail
2 16 (21.05%) Banking
3 14 (18.42%) Finance
4 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.63%) Advertising
6 1 (1.32%) Automotive
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 15 (19.74%) Support Engineer
3 15 (19.74%) Applications Support
4 13 (17.11%) Software Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Business Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Applications Support Engineer
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Architect
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.58%) Software Support Engineer
10 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) HTML
2 21 (27.63%) .NET
2 21 (27.63%) XML
3 18 (23.68%) JSP
4 15 (19.74%) CSS
5 10 (13.16%) J2EE
6 9 (11.84%) Classic ASP
7 6 (7.89%) EJB
7 6 (7.89%) Web Services
8 5 (6.58%) XHTML
9 4 (5.26%) J2SE
9 4 (5.26%) XSL
9 4 (5.26%) Servlets
9 4 (5.26%) STL
9 4 (5.26%) Struts
9 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.26%) MFC
9 4 (5.26%) jQuery
9 4 (5.26%) ICEfaces
9 4 (5.26%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Web 2.0
1 3 (3.95%) Open Source
1 3 (3.95%) EMV
1 3 (3.95%) EFT
2 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.32%) User Experience
3 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.32%) Wiki
3 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) UNIX
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
4 4 (5.26%) AIX
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
3 13 (17.11%) OO
4 9 (11.84%) TDD
5 7 (9.21%) Time Management
5 7 (9.21%) OOP
5 7 (9.21%) Software Architecture
6 6 (7.89%) SOA
6 6 (7.89%) Project Management
6 6 (7.89%) Workflow
6 6 (7.89%) Document Management
7 5 (6.58%) MVC
8 4 (5.26%) Migration
8 4 (5.26%) ETL
8 4 (5.26%) ITIL
8 4 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Web Development
9 3 (3.95%) Data Architecture
9 3 (3.95%) Information Assurance
9 3 (3.95%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 19 (25.00%) C#
4 10 (13.16%) PL/SQL
5 8 (10.53%) VB
6 7 (9.21%) C++
7 5 (6.58%) PHP
8 4 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) Perl
10 1 (1.32%) VBScript
10 1 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) ISEB
2 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.95%) Degree
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) JBoss
3 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.26%) Sunopsis
5 3 (3.95%) hybris
5 3 (3.95%) IBM
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe
6 1 (1.32%) Siebel
6 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.32%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.32%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.32%) Nimsoft
6 1 (1.32%) Lumesse
6 1 (1.32%) XMPie
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 10% bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago