The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 23 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Java 61 84 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 10.30% 9.11% 6.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.76% 18.83% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 80 65
Median salary £47,500 £55,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.02% +20.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,658 £44,000
% change year-on-year -3.55% +6.03%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 268 446 462
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 45.27% 48.37% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 208 408 418
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Bedfordshire

Java
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Java in Bedfordshire

Java
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in Bedfordshire

Java
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 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Luton -4 29 £35,000 -46.15% 3
Dunstable - 18 £47,500 - 2
Bedford +20 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Java
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 59 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (44.00%) Oracle
3 46 (36.80%) SQL Server
4 45 (36.00%) C#
5 42 (33.60%) JavaScript
6 41 (32.80%) Web Services
7 38 (30.40%) HTML
8 36 (28.80%) SOA
9 33 (26.40%) Spring
9 33 (26.40%) JPA
10 32 (25.60%) .NET
10 32 (25.60%) EJB
11 30 (24.00%) JDBC
11 30 (24.00%) Servlets
12 29 (23.20%) E-Commerce
12 29 (23.20%) hybris
13 26 (20.80%) AngularJS
13 26 (20.80%) Hibernate
13 26 (20.80%) Retail
14 24 (19.20%) Content Management
14 24 (19.20%) JMS
14 24 (19.20%) B2B
14 24 (19.20%) B2C
14 24 (19.20%) Marketing
15 23 (18.40%) Java EE
15 23 (18.40%) SAP
16 22 (17.60%) SQL
17 21 (16.80%) ASP.NET
17 21 (16.80%) Visual Studio
17 21 (16.80%) Computer Science

Java
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 (9.60%) JBoss
1 12 (9.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (7.20%) ArcGIS
2 9 (7.20%) Oracle Spatial
3 5 (4.00%) CMS
4 3 (2.40%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.40%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 18 (14.40%) SAP Hybris
2 15 (12.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.00%) Silverpop
2 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.40%) Bluemix
3 3 (2.40%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (36.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.80%) NoSQL
3 15 (12.00%) RDBMS
3 15 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.00%) MongoDB
6 9 (7.20%) GIS
7 8 (6.40%) MySQL
8 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (16.80%) Visual Studio
2 13 (10.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (3.20%) Selenium
3 4 (3.20%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.40%) Babel
4 3 (2.40%) gulp
4 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.40%) Maven
5 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (20.80%) Retail
2 24 (19.20%) Marketing
3 14 (11.20%) Finance
4 8 (6.40%) Back Office
5 5 (4.00%) Front Office
5 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.20%) Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (51.20%) Developer
2 41 (32.80%) Architect
3 29 (23.20%) Solutions Architect
4 23 (18.40%) Java Developer
5 15 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 15 (12.00%) Java Architect
6 12 (9.60%) E-Commerce Architect
6 12 (9.60%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
6 12 (9.60%) Java Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.00%) Android Developer
7 10 (8.00%) iOS Android Developer
7 10 (8.00%) iOS Developer
7 10 (8.00%) SAP Architect
7 10 (8.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Architect
8 9 (7.20%) C# WPF Developer
8 9 (7.20%) GIS Developer
8 9 (7.20%) WPF Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Graduate Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.80%) Web Services
2 38 (30.40%) HTML
3 33 (26.40%) JPA
3 33 (26.40%) Spring
4 32 (25.60%) .NET
4 32 (25.60%) EJB
5 30 (24.00%) JDBC
5 30 (24.00%) Servlets
6 26 (20.80%) AngularJS
6 26 (20.80%) Hibernate
7 24 (19.20%) JMS
8 23 (18.40%) Java EE
9 21 (16.80%) ASP.NET
9 21 (16.80%) HTML5
10 18 (14.40%) XML
11 17 (13.60%) CSS
12 16 (12.80%) J2EE
12 16 (12.80%) REST
13 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (10.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.80%) Computer Science
2 16 (12.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (11.20%) Fintech
4 13 (10.40%) Mobile App
5 8 (6.40%) User Experience
6 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.80%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Android
1 10 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.80%) Unix
3 4 (3.20%) Windows
4 2 (1.60%) Linux
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.80%) SOA
3 29 (23.20%) E-Commerce
4 24 (19.20%) B2B
4 24 (19.20%) B2C
4 24 (19.20%) Content Management
5 20 (16.00%) Scrum
5 20 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (16.00%) Web Development
6 19 (15.20%) Waterfall
7 18 (14.40%) TOGAF
8 17 (13.60%) CRM
9 16 (12.80%) Asset Management
10 15 (12.00%) Mentoring
11 13 (10.40%) Change Management
11 13 (10.40%) Data Integration
11 13 (10.40%) Re-Platforming
11 13 (10.40%) Test Automation
12 12 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (8.80%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (36.00%) C#
2 42 (33.60%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.60%) SQL
4 14 (11.20%) Python
5 10 (8.00%) Objective-C
6 7 (5.60%) C++
7 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.80%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.80%) PHP
9 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (16.00%) Degree
2 19 (15.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.20%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.40%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.40%) Docker
3 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Ansible
2 3 (2.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (44.00%) Oracle
2 29 (23.20%) hybris
3 23 (18.40%) SAP
4 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
5 15 (12.00%) IBM
5 15 (12.00%) Pega
6 10 (8.00%) Appcelerator
7 9 (7.20%) ESRI
8 8 (6.40%) Sybase
9 7 (5.60%) Informatica
9 7 (5.60%) TIBCO
10 5 (4.00%) VMware
11 4 (3.20%) Cisco
11 4 (3.20%) Citrix
12 3 (2.40%) Sun
12 3 (2.40%) Xamarin
13 2 (1.60%) BEA
14 1 (0.80%) Zend
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens - Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £21,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits inc pension & share optio
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 13 days ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago