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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 17 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Java 17 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.88% 9.70% 5.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.99% 16.86% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 25
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
81 172 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 32.79% 57.53% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 63 164 221
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 January 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Luton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 31 (60.78%) Oracle
3 25 (49.02%) J2EE
4 21 (41.18%) UNIX
5 19 (37.25%) Linux
6 16 (31.37%) ITIL
7 15 (29.41%) SLA
8 13 (25.49%) OO
8 13 (25.49%) Solaris
8 13 (25.49%) MVC
8 13 (25.49%) Retail
9 12 (23.53%) HTML
9 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 12 (23.53%) JBoss
9 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
10 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
11 10 (19.61%) Spring
11 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
11 10 (19.61%) CSS
11 10 (19.61%) Windows
12 9 (17.65%) Web Services
12 9 (17.65%) Project Management
12 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
13 8 (15.69%) JMS
13 8 (15.69%) SOA
13 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
13 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
14 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (23.53%) JBoss
1 12 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 10 (19.61%) WebLogic
3 7 (13.73%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (11.76%) Apache
4 6 (11.76%) Mule
5 3 (5.88%) MQSeries
5 3 (5.88%) CMS
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Summit
1 2 (3.92%) Temenos T24
1 2 (3.92%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (3.92%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.96%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.96%) DB2
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.96%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) TestNG
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (25.49%) Retail
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Developer
2 17 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Applications Support
4 11 (21.57%) Senior Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Support Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) J2EE
2 12 (23.53%) HTML
3 10 (19.61%) Spring
3 10 (19.61%) CSS
4 9 (17.65%) Web Services
5 8 (15.69%) JMS
6 7 (13.73%) HTML5
6 7 (13.73%) CSS3
6 7 (13.73%) .NET
6 7 (13.73%) XML
7 6 (11.76%) Spring MVC
8 4 (7.84%) JSF
8 4 (7.84%) Java EE
8 4 (7.84%) Middleware
9 3 (5.88%) Struts
9 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.92%) Ajax
10 2 (3.92%) jQuery
10 2 (3.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) FMCG
2 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
3 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) UNIX
2 19 (37.25%) Linux
3 13 (25.49%) Solaris
4 10 (19.61%) Windows
5 7 (13.73%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 13 (25.49%) OO
2 13 (25.49%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) Project Management
4 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 8 (15.69%) SOA
6 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (13.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (13.73%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (13.73%) Business Continuity
6 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
6 7 (13.73%) Change Management
6 7 (13.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.84%) Service Management
8 4 (7.84%) TDD
8 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.88%) Benchmarking
9 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.76%) C#
5 5 (9.80%) C++
6 3 (5.88%) C
7 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) SLA
2 7 (13.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 31 (60.78%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.92%) Avaloq
4 2 (3.92%) Fiserv
5 1 (1.96%) hybris
5 1 (1.96%) Lumesse
5 1 (1.96%) Retek
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Endeca
5 1 (1.96%) Open Text
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