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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 30 24 45
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Java 2 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.50% 7.78% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 16.47% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 3
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 67 85 104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 50.38% 47.22% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 59 76 89
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% +14.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) SaaS
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) Unix
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (12.50%) LDAP
7 1 (12.50%) CRM
7 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (12.50%) ABAP

Java
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) WebDriver
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Support
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP