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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 27 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 34 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.15% 9.50% 5.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.89% 22.66% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 19
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
190 203 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 45.56% 41.94% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 178 178 116
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 6 July 2015.

Java Salary Histogram in Luton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 6 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 24 (39.34%) J2EE
2 23 (37.70%) HTML
2 23 (37.70%) SQL
2 23 (37.70%) CSS
2 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) Oracle
4 18 (29.51%) Degree
5 16 (26.23%) Mathematics
6 15 (24.59%) C++
6 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
7 12 (19.67%) Windows
7 12 (19.67%) Security Cleared
8 11 (18.03%) jQuery
8 11 (18.03%) PL/SQL
8 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
8 11 (18.03%) Spring
9 10 (16.39%) Scrum
9 10 (16.39%) Linux
9 10 (16.39%) Struts
10 9 (14.75%) UNIX
10 9 (14.75%) Solaris
10 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
10 9 (14.75%) OO
10 9 (14.75%) CSS3
11 8 (13.11%) Struts2
11 8 (13.11%) JMS
11 8 (13.11%) .NET
11 8 (13.11%) Finance
11 8 (13.11%) Marketing
12 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Summit
1 1 (1.64%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (1.64%) Temenos T24
1 1 (1.64%) Finacle
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%) Finance
1 8 (13.11%) Marketing
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
2 5 (8.20%) Automotive
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.92%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (55.74%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.39%) 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%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Android 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%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Development Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) J2EE
2 23 (37.70%) HTML
2 23 (37.70%) CSS
3 11 (18.03%) Spring
3 11 (18.03%) jQuery
4 10 (16.39%) Struts
5 9 (14.75%) CSS3
6 8 (13.11%) Struts2
6 8 (13.11%) JMS
6 8 (13.11%) .NET
7 7 (11.48%) Web Services
7 7 (11.48%) HTML5
7 7 (11.48%) Java EE
8 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.84%) XML
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.56%) Android SDK
9 4 (6.56%) JSON
10 3 (4.92%) Ajax
10 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Mathematics
2 11 (18.03%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.92%) Xbox
5 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Linux
3 9 (14.75%) UNIX
3 9 (14.75%) Solaris
4 7 (11.48%) HPUX
5 4 (6.56%) 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 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.39%) Scrum
3 9 (14.75%) OO
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%) Waterfall
5 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.84%) Project Management
6 5 (8.20%) SOA
6 5 (8.20%) ITIL
6 5 (8.20%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (6.56%) Android Development
8 3 (4.92%) Line Management
8 3 (4.92%) Mobile Development
9 2 (3.28%) SDLC
9 2 (3.28%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) SQL
2 15 (24.59%) C++
2 15 (24.59%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.03%) 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
3 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) 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%) Avaloq
6 1 (1.64%) hybris
6 1 (1.64%) Fiserv
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