The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 82 82
Rank change year-on-year +35 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 20 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.32% 0.89% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 0.94% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 18
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -10.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £53,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 592 852 1094
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 98.18% 94.35% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 456 768 931
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +21 9 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Luton +9 8 £35,000 - 2
Dunstable - 1 £72,500 -
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Hibernate
4 13 (52.00%) Spring
5 12 (48.00%) Scrum
6 10 (40.00%) REST
7 9 (36.00%) MySQL
7 9 (36.00%) Oracle
7 9 (36.00%) Degree
8 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
8 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 8 (32.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Finance
10 6 (24.00%) CSS
10 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (24.00%) HTML
10 6 (24.00%) SDLC
10 6 (24.00%) RESTful
11 5 (20.00%) J2EE
11 5 (20.00%) JBoss
11 5 (20.00%) HTTP
11 5 (20.00%) Struts
11 5 (20.00%) JSF
11 5 (20.00%) TDD
11 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 5 (20.00%) Kanban
11 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
11 5 (20.00%) Ajax

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 5 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (12.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Bluemix
1 3 (12.00%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 3 (12.00%) Babel
1 3 (12.00%) gulp
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Hibernate
2 13 (52.00%) Spring
3 10 (40.00%) REST
4 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) RESTful
6 5 (20.00%) Ajax
6 5 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.00%) JSF
6 5 (20.00%) Struts
7 4 (16.00%) XML
8 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.00%) Express
8 3 (12.00%) Java EE
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
8 3 (12.00%) JSP
8 3 (12.00%) Lucene
8 3 (12.00%) Node.js
8 3 (12.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Fintech
3 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Scrum
3 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (24.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) Kanban
5 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) DevOps
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.00%) Microservices
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (12.00%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Ansible
1 3 (12.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Sun
2 3 (12.00%) Xamarin
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens - Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens - Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago