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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 30 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Java 22 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 5.63% 7.92% 8.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.50% 19.58% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 29
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £49,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
163 189 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 41.69% 40.47% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 156 165 131
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Luton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) HTML
2 23 (37.70%) J2EE
2 23 (37.70%) CSS
3 21 (34.43%) SQL
4 18 (29.51%) Degree
5 17 (27.87%) Oracle
6 16 (26.23%) Mathematics
7 15 (24.59%) C++
7 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
8 12 (19.67%) Windows
8 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.03%) jQuery
9 11 (18.03%) OO
9 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
9 11 (18.03%) Spring
10 10 (16.39%) Scrum
10 10 (16.39%) Struts
11 9 (14.75%) Linux
11 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
11 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
11 9 (14.75%) CSS3
12 8 (13.11%) Struts2
12 8 (13.11%) Marketing
12 8 (13.11%) UNIX
12 8 (13.11%) Solaris
12 8 (13.11%) .NET
12 8 (13.11%) JMS
13 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.48%) HPUX

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.20%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.28%) Node.js
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) JIRA
2 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 8 (13.11%) Marketing
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Automotive
3 5 (8.20%) Games
3 5 (8.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.56%) Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Applications Support
4 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.48%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Android Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Support Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Development Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) HTML
1 23 (37.70%) J2EE
1 23 (37.70%) CSS
2 11 (18.03%) Spring
2 11 (18.03%) jQuery
3 10 (16.39%) Struts
4 9 (14.75%) CSS3
5 8 (13.11%) Struts2
5 8 (13.11%) JMS
5 8 (13.11%) .NET
6 7 (11.48%) Web Services
6 7 (11.48%) HTML5
7 6 (9.84%) Java EE
7 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
7 6 (9.84%) Android SDK
7 6 (9.84%) XML
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
8 4 (6.56%) JSON
9 3 (4.92%) Ajax
9 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Mathematics
2 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.84%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.20%) Xbox
5 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Linux
3 8 (13.11%) UNIX
3 8 (13.11%) Solaris
4 7 (11.48%) HPUX
5 6 (9.84%) Android
6 3 (4.92%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.03%) OO
3 10 (16.39%) Scrum
4 7 (11.48%) MVC
4 7 (11.48%) Validation
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.48%) QMS
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.84%) Android Development
5 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
6 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.20%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (8.20%) SOA
6 5 (8.20%) Project Management
6 5 (8.20%) Mobile Development
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL
8 3 (4.92%) Line Management
9 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.28%) Coaching
9 2 (3.28%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) C++
2 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.75%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.48%) C#
5 5 (8.20%) C
5 5 (8.20%) VB
6 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) Google
4 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.28%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) BEA
6 1 (1.64%) Adobe
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) OpenText
6 1 (1.64%) Endeca
6 1 (1.64%) hybris
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £21,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens - Bonus, Health, etc
Posted: 5 days ago