Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 69 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 +33 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 31 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.08% 2.70% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 2.74% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 17
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £43,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,375 £68,125 £66,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 985 1,203 1,598
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.01% 98.45% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 820 904 1,390
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £29,225
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £76,350
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Bedfordshire

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Bedfordshire

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Bedfordshire

Java Developer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +17 16 £55,000 -24.14% 3
Bedford -4 8 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Luton -5 8 £57,500 +64.29% 2
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (80.65%) AngularJS
3 22 (70.97%) TDD
4 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
5 14 (45.16%) Java 8
5 14 (45.16%) DevOps
5 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (41.94%) REST
6 13 (41.94%) Web Services
7 12 (38.71%) Banking
7 12 (38.71%) TypeScript
8 11 (35.48%) Docker
8 11 (35.48%) Sass
8 11 (35.48%) Spring
9 8 (25.81%) BDD
9 8 (25.81%) Fintech
9 8 (25.81%) React
10 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
11 5 (16.13%) SaaS
11 5 (16.13%) jQuery
11 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
11 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
11 5 (16.13%) Finance
11 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
11 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
12 4 (12.90%) XML
12 4 (12.90%) SOA
12 4 (12.90%) Web Development
12 4 (12.90%) Java EE
12 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) JBoss
1 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 12 (38.71%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) AngularJS
2 13 (41.94%) REST
2 13 (41.94%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) Sass
3 11 (35.48%) Spring
4 8 (25.81%) React
5 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
6 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
6 5 (16.13%) jQuery
7 4 (12.90%) Java EE
7 4 (12.90%) XML
8 2 (6.45%) JAX-RS
8 2 (6.45%) JAX-WS
8 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 2 (6.45%) JSP
8 2 (6.45%) SOAP
8 2 (6.45%) Thymeleaf
9 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Fintech
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) TDD
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) DevOps
3 8 (25.81%) BDD
4 5 (16.13%) Pair Programming
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
5 4 (12.90%) Microservices
5 4 (12.90%) SOA
5 4 (12.90%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) OO
6 2 (6.45%) OOD
6 2 (6.45%) SOLID
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.23%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source
7 1 (3.23%) Physics
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 14 (45.16%) Java 8
4 12 (38.71%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Docker