The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 65 74 71
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 5 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.78% 1.73% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.84% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 14
Median salary £72,500 £43,750 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.71% -4.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

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 618 760 1081
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.26% 93.83% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 470 625 817
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 March 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
Dunstable - 4 £72,500 - 1
Luton -2 1 £55,000 -1.78% 1
Java Developer
East of England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
3 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
3 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) REST
3 6 (46.15%) SDLC
4 5 (38.46%) Java EE
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Struts
5 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
5 4 (30.77%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) JBoss
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Banking

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) Java EE
4 4 (30.77%) Struts
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
2 6 (46.15%) SDLC
2 6 (46.15%) Unit Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
3 4 (30.77%) Kanban
3 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
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