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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 39 52 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 10.60% 11.90% 7.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.31% 25.62% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 23
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +50.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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
183 203 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 49.73% 46.45% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 151 175 113
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Luton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 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 29 (48.33%) J2EE
2 25 (41.67%) SQL
3 22 (36.67%) Oracle
4 19 (31.67%) HTML
4 19 (31.67%) CSS
4 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (28.33%) Degree
6 16 (26.67%) C++
7 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 14 (23.33%) Linux
9 13 (21.67%) PL/SQL
9 13 (21.67%) Spring
10 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.33%) Windows
11 11 (18.33%) Struts
11 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
11 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
12 10 (16.67%) UNIX
12 10 (16.67%) Solaris
13 9 (15.00%) JMS
13 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.00%) jQuery
13 9 (15.00%) CSS3
14 8 (13.33%) Struts2
14 8 (13.33%) WebLogic
14 8 (13.33%) MVC
14 8 (13.33%) Marketing
15 7 (11.67%) Java EE
15 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
15 7 (11.67%) Validation

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 8 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.67%) Node.js
5 1 (1.67%) Mule
5 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (3.33%) Summit
1 2 (3.33%) Temenos T24
1 2 (3.33%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) MySQL
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) Big Data
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 8 (13.33%) Marketing
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Retail
4 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Automotive
5 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 23 (38.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Applications Support
4 7 (11.67%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Support Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (48.33%) J2EE
2 19 (31.67%) HTML
2 19 (31.67%) CSS
3 13 (21.67%) Spring
4 11 (18.33%) Struts
5 9 (15.00%) JMS
5 9 (15.00%) jQuery
5 9 (15.00%) CSS3
6 8 (13.33%) Struts2
7 7 (11.67%) Java EE
7 7 (11.67%) Web Services
7 7 (11.67%) .NET
7 7 (11.67%) HTML5
8 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.67%) XML
10 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.33%) Middleware
11 2 (3.33%) EJB
11 2 (3.33%) Servlets
11 2 (3.33%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Open Source
4 1 (1.67%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
3 10 (16.67%) UNIX
3 10 (16.67%) Solaris
4 7 (11.67%) HPUX
5 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.33%) MVC
3 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (11.67%) Validation
3 7 (11.67%) QMS
3 7 (11.67%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (10.00%) SOA
4 6 (10.00%) OO
4 6 (10.00%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Scrum
4 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.00%) Project Management
5 5 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (5.00%) Web Development
6 3 (5.00%) Service Management
6 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.33%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) C++
3 13 (21.67%) PL/SQL
4 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.33%) C#
6 4 (6.67%) C
6 4 (6.67%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (28.33%) Degree
2 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 22 (36.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.33%) OpenText
3 2 (3.33%) Endeca
3 2 (3.33%) Avaloq
3 2 (3.33%) hybris
3 2 (3.33%) Fiserv
4 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) BEA
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