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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 26 47 87
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 117 80 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.42% 4.46% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.84% 4.71% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 111 69 31
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
1324 1698 1540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.32% 94.60% 93.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1365 1353
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Java
2 115 (61.17%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (45.74%) SQL
4 69 (36.70%) Spring
5 67 (35.64%) OO
6 61 (32.45%) J2EE
7 60 (31.91%) Degree
8 56 (29.79%) Scrum
9 50 (26.60%) Software Engineering
10 47 (25.00%) Tomcat
11 46 (24.47%) Web Services
12 45 (23.94%) Hibernate
13 42 (22.34%) Computer Science
13 42 (22.34%) Oracle
14 35 (18.62%) JavaScript
14 35 (18.62%) Maven
15 33 (17.55%) Linux
16 32 (17.02%) Telecoms
17 31 (16.49%) Jenkins
18 30 (15.96%) TDD
19 27 (14.36%) Java EE
20 25 (13.30%) Scala
21 24 (12.77%) MySQL
22 23 (12.23%) HTML
23 22 (11.70%) CSS
23 22 (11.70%) Git (software)
23 22 (11.70%) REST
24 21 (11.17%) OOP
25 20 (10.64%) UNIX
25 20 (10.64%) Continuous Integration

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 19 (10.11%) Apache
3 11 (5.85%) JBoss
4 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.45%) HTTP
2 8 (4.26%) Internet
3 7 (3.72%) SS7
3 7 (3.72%) INAP
3 7 (3.72%) LTE
3 7 (3.72%) VoLTE
4 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.77%) MySQL
2 20 (10.64%) NoSQL
3 16 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.98%) SQL Server
5 14 (7.45%) RDBMS
6 11 (5.85%) Big Data
7 5 (2.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 35 (18.62%) Maven
2 31 (16.49%) Jenkins
3 22 (11.70%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.04%) Subversion
5 13 (6.91%) Eclipse
5 13 (6.91%) Selenium
6 5 (2.66%) JIRA
7 2 (1.06%) JUnit
8 1 (0.53%) Ant
8 1 (0.53%) jMock
8 1 (0.53%) Mockito
8 1 (0.53%) Gradle
General
1 32 (17.02%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.72%) Billing
3 5 (2.66%) Local Government
4 4 (2.13%) Marketing
4 4 (2.13%) Finance
4 4 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (36.70%) Spring
2 61 (32.45%) J2EE
3 46 (24.47%) Web Services
4 45 (23.94%) Hibernate
5 27 (14.36%) Java EE
6 23 (12.23%) HTML
7 22 (11.70%) CSS
7 22 (11.70%) REST
8 15 (7.98%) jQuery
9 14 (7.45%) SOAP
10 12 (6.38%) XML
11 11 (5.85%) HTML5
12 10 (5.32%) RESTful
13 9 (4.79%) JSF
13 9 (4.79%) Servlets
13 9 (4.79%) EJB
14 7 (3.72%) J2SE
15 4 (2.13%) Spring MVC
15 4 (2.13%) Apache Flex
15 4 (2.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.34%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.64%) Mathematics
3 14 (7.45%) Data Structures
4 13 (6.91%) GIS
5 12 (6.38%) Mobile Payment
6 9 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.72%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.06%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.55%) Linux
2 20 (10.64%) UNIX
3 16 (8.51%) Android
4 12 (6.38%) Windows
5 3 (1.60%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
6 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (61.17%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (35.64%) OO
3 56 (29.79%) Scrum
4 50 (26.60%) Software Engineering
5 30 (15.96%) TDD
6 21 (11.17%) OOP
7 20 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (10.11%) Mentoring
9 18 (9.57%) Web Development
10 15 (7.98%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.45%) SDLC
12 13 (6.91%) Kanban
13 12 (6.38%) Open Source
13 12 (6.38%) Android Development
14 10 (5.32%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (3.72%) CRM
16 6 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
17 5 (2.66%) Product Management
17 5 (2.66%) E-Commerce
18 4 (2.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 188 (100.00%) Java
2 86 (45.74%) SQL
3 35 (18.62%) JavaScript
4 25 (13.30%) Scala
5 9 (4.79%) C++
6 7 (3.72%) Python
6 7 (3.72%) PHP
7 3 (1.60%) C
8 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 60 (31.91%) Degree
Vendors
1 42 (22.34%) Oracle
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
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