The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 28 53 80
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 105 78 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.46% 4.26% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 4.51% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 101 67 29
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Java Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1330 1729 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.53% 94.38% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1348 1295
Average salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 183 (100.00%) Java
2 118 (64.48%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (50.82%) SQL
4 71 (38.80%) OO
5 68 (37.16%) Spring
6 64 (34.97%) Scrum
7 63 (34.43%) Degree
8 59 (32.24%) J2EE
9 55 (30.05%) Software Engineering
10 46 (25.14%) Tomcat
10 46 (25.14%) Hibernate
11 45 (24.59%) Computer Science
12 42 (22.95%) Web Services
13 41 (22.40%) Oracle
14 39 (21.31%) Maven
15 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
16 32 (17.49%) Jenkins
17 30 (16.39%) TDD
17 30 (16.39%) Linux
17 30 (16.39%) Telecoms
17 30 (16.39%) Apache
18 29 (15.85%) Scala
19 25 (13.66%) MySQL
20 23 (12.57%) Java EE
20 23 (12.57%) Git (software)
20 23 (12.57%) REST
21 22 (12.02%) Mentoring
21 22 (12.02%) HTML
22 21 (11.48%) CSS
23 20 (10.93%) UNIX

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (25.14%) Tomcat
2 30 (16.39%) Apache
3 6 (3.28%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.65%) HTTP
2 8 (4.37%) Internet
3 7 (3.83%) SS7
3 7 (3.83%) INAP
3 7 (3.83%) LTE
3 7 (3.83%) VoLTE
4 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.66%) MySQL
2 18 (9.84%) NoSQL
3 15 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 13 (7.10%) Big Data
5 9 (4.92%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.28%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (21.31%) Maven
2 32 (17.49%) Jenkins
3 23 (12.57%) Git (software)
4 14 (7.65%) Selenium
4 14 (7.65%) Subversion
5 12 (6.56%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.73%) JIRA
7 1 (0.55%) jMock
7 1 (0.55%) Ant
7 1 (0.55%) JUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Mockito
7 1 (0.55%) Gradle
General
1 30 (16.39%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.83%) Billing
3 5 (2.73%) Local Government
4 4 (2.19%) Marketing
4 4 (2.19%) Finance
4 4 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (37.16%) Spring
2 59 (32.24%) J2EE
3 46 (25.14%) Hibernate
4 42 (22.95%) Web Services
5 23 (12.57%) Java EE
5 23 (12.57%) REST
6 22 (12.02%) HTML
7 21 (11.48%) CSS
8 17 (9.29%) jQuery
9 15 (8.20%) SOAP
10 13 (7.10%) XML
11 11 (6.01%) HTML5
12 9 (4.92%) RESTful
12 9 (4.92%) EJB
13 8 (4.37%) Servlets
13 8 (4.37%) JSF
14 7 (3.83%) J2SE
14 7 (3.83%) Apache Flex
15 4 (2.19%) Spring MVC
15 4 (2.19%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.59%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.93%) Mathematics
3 15 (8.20%) GIS
4 12 (6.56%) Mobile Payment
4 12 (6.56%) Data Structures
5 11 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.28%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.09%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.39%) Linux
2 20 (10.93%) UNIX
3 5 (2.73%) Windows
3 5 (2.73%) Android
4 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (64.48%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (38.80%) OO
3 64 (34.97%) Scrum
4 55 (30.05%) Software Engineering
5 30 (16.39%) TDD
6 22 (12.02%) Mentoring
7 19 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (9.84%) OOP
9 15 (8.20%) Multithreading
9 15 (8.20%) Kanban
9 15 (8.20%) Open Source
10 14 (7.65%) Web Development
11 12 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (6.01%) SDLC
13 5 (2.73%) Product Management
13 5 (2.73%) Android Development
13 5 (2.73%) CRM
14 4 (2.19%) E-Commerce
14 4 (2.19%) MVC
14 4 (2.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 183 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (50.82%) SQL
3 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.85%) Scala
5 6 (3.28%) Python
6 5 (2.73%) PHP
7 4 (2.19%) C++
8 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (34.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.55%) PhD
Vendors
1 41 (22.40%) Oracle
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
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