Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 48 112
Rank change year-on-year +3 +64 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 42 43 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.93% 4.18% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% 4.34% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 82 43 12
Bedfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.29% -15.15% +37.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +11.11%

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 1,044 990 1,504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.75% 96.21% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 822 835 1,310
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £77,375 £72,500 £79,000
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Luton +1 33 £57,500 +64.29% 2
Bedford -9 5 £75,000 +36.36%
Dunstable -2 4 £56,500 +61.43%
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (95.24%) Spring
3 37 (88.10%) Hibernate
4 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (69.05%) TDD
6 23 (54.76%) AngularJS
7 22 (52.38%) SQL
8 20 (47.62%) HTML
9 16 (38.10%) Java 8
10 15 (35.71%) Web Services
11 13 (30.95%) Finance
11 13 (30.95%) XML
11 13 (30.95%) Mentoring
11 13 (30.95%) Java EE
12 12 (28.57%) SOAP
12 12 (28.57%) JBoss
13 11 (26.19%) J2EE
13 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
13 11 (26.19%) CSS
13 11 (26.19%) WebSphere
13 11 (26.19%) JAX-WS
13 11 (26.19%) JAX-RS
13 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (26.19%) HTML5
13 11 (26.19%) REST
14 10 (23.81%) JSON
14 10 (23.81%) Oracle
14 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
14 10 (23.81%) Retail
15 9 (21.43%) Maven

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 12 (28.57%) JBoss
2 11 (26.19%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Maven
2 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
3 5 (11.90%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) Spring
2 37 (88.10%) Hibernate
3 23 (54.76%) AngularJS
4 20 (47.62%) HTML
5 15 (35.71%) Web Services
6 13 (30.95%) Java EE
6 13 (30.95%) XML
7 12 (28.57%) SOAP
8 11 (26.19%) CSS
8 11 (26.19%) HTML5
8 11 (26.19%) J2EE
8 11 (26.19%) JAX-RS
8 11 (26.19%) JAX-WS
8 11 (26.19%) REST
9 10 (23.81%) JSON
10 5 (11.90%) React
11 3 (7.14%) JSP
11 3 (7.14%) Spring Boot
11 3 (7.14%) Thymeleaf
12 1 (2.38%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (21.43%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (73.81%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (69.05%) TDD
3 13 (30.95%) Mentoring
4 10 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
6 5 (11.90%) BDD
6 5 (11.90%) Open Source
6 5 (11.90%) Scrum
7 4 (9.52%) Web Development
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.76%) Microservices
9 2 (4.76%) SOA
10 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.38%) MVC
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) Java 8
4 11 (26.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle