Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 81 111
Rank change year-on-year +25 +30 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.99% 1.57% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.61% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 24
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% +18.18% -9.34%
10th Percentile £33,125 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £73,750 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.97% +0.56%

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 876 1,179 1,592
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.12% 97.68% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 788 926 1,383
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £31,010
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +25 19 £55,000 -24.14% 4
Luton +1 6 £52,500 +27.27% 1
Bedford +13 3 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) AngularJS
3 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 14 (51.85%) TypeScript
5 13 (48.15%) REST
5 13 (48.15%) Banking
6 11 (40.74%) DevOps
7 10 (37.04%) Docker
7 10 (37.04%) Sass
8 9 (33.33%) BDD
8 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (29.63%) Java 8
10 7 (25.93%) Spring
10 7 (25.93%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) Web Services
11 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 5 (18.52%) jQuery
12 5 (18.52%) SaaS
12 5 (18.52%) Fintech
13 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
13 4 (14.81%) Web Development
13 4 (14.81%) Pair Programming
13 4 (14.81%) OO
14 3 (11.11%) XML
14 3 (11.11%) XSLT
14 3 (11.11%) CSS
14 3 (11.11%) SOAP
14 3 (11.11%) C#
14 3 (11.11%) HTML

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 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) MarkLogic
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.41%) JUnit
1 2 (7.41%) Mockito
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (48.15%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 13 (48.15%) REST
3 10 (37.04%) Sass
4 7 (25.93%) Spring
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 3 (11.11%) CSS
7 3 (11.11%) CSS3
7 3 (11.11%) HTML
7 3 (11.11%) HTML5
7 3 (11.11%) Java EE
7 3 (11.11%) JSON
7 3 (11.11%) React
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 3 (11.11%) Spring Boot
7 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (11.11%) XML
7 3 (11.11%) XSLT
8 2 (7.41%) JMS
9 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Fintech
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) TDD
2 11 (40.74%) DevOps
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) BDD
4 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) OO
5 4 (14.81%) Pair Programming
5 4 (14.81%) Web Application Development
5 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (7.41%) Memory Management
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (7.41%) OOD
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) SOLID
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) TypeScript
4 8 (29.63%) Java 8
5 3 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle