The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Java Developer
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 47 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.60% 2.02% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.16% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 19
Median salary £55,000 £51,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.28% +15.00%  
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 Luton. 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
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 238 371 396
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 95.20% 93.69% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 151 265 294
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £75,000
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 Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Luton

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Luton region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) JSF
4 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Lucene
4 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (30.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) Bluemix
1 3 (30.00%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 3 (30.00%) Babel
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (30.00%) gulp
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Express
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Ionic Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) JSF
3 3 (30.00%) lodash
3 3 (30.00%) Lucene
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) React
3 3 (30.00%) Redux
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (30.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (10.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (60.00%) SDLC
1 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (30.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Xamarin