The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs citing Java 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.20% 1.90% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.00% 3.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,658 £44,000
% change year-on-year -3.55% +6.03%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50 123 100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 40.00% 58.57% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 114 86
Median salary £36,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Bedford

Java
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in Bedford.

Salary trend for Java in Bedford

Java
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Bedford over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for Java.

1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) HTTP
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) REST
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Spring
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Sun
6 3 (25.00%) Sun Certification
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Java Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) Ajax
2 4 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) JSP
3 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Sun
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