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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 48 80 48
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 77 33 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.22% 2.08% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.47% 2.21% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 66 30 89
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1721 1492 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.40% 93.84% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1307 1645
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (56.82%) SQL
3 64 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (40.15%) Tomcat
5 44 (33.33%) XML
6 42 (31.82%) UNIX
6 42 (31.82%) Scrum
7 39 (29.55%) Apache
8 38 (28.79%) Oracle
9 35 (26.52%) JavaScript
10 34 (25.76%) J2EE
11 30 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 29 (21.97%) OO
13 28 (21.21%) HTML
14 26 (19.70%) Web Services
14 26 (19.70%) Spring
15 25 (18.94%) Degree
16 24 (18.18%) Telecoms
17 23 (17.42%) Finance
17 23 (17.42%) TDD
18 22 (16.67%) Git (software)
18 22 (16.67%) CSS
19 21 (15.91%) Linux
20 17 (12.88%) Perl
20 17 (12.88%) OOP
20 17 (12.88%) Relational Database
21 16 (12.12%) JBoss
21 16 (12.12%) Windows
21 16 (12.12%) Computer Science
21 16 (12.12%) jQuery

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 53 (40.15%) Tomcat
2 39 (29.55%) Apache
3 9 (6.82%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.88%) Relational Database
2 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.09%) MySQL
4 9 (6.82%) Big Data
4 9 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.27%) DB2
7 1 (0.76%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.12%) Maven
3 11 (8.33%) Subversion
3 11 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.58%) Selenium
5 9 (6.82%) JUnit
6 7 (5.30%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.27%) Ant
8 2 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 24 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 23 (17.42%) Finance
3 10 (7.58%) Marketing
4 8 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.06%) Electronics
5 5 (3.79%) Publishing
6 3 (2.27%) Retail
7 2 (1.52%) Games
7 2 (1.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.33%) XML
2 34 (25.76%) J2EE
3 28 (21.21%) HTML
4 26 (19.70%) Web Services
4 26 (19.70%) Spring
5 22 (16.67%) CSS
6 16 (12.12%) jQuery
7 12 (9.09%) REST
8 10 (7.58%) JSP
9 9 (6.82%) Struts
10 8 (6.06%) HTML5
11 7 (5.30%) Dojo
11 7 (5.30%) Spring MVC
12 6 (4.55%) RESTful
12 6 (4.55%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.03%) JDBC
14 3 (2.27%) Lucene
14 3 (2.27%) CSS3
14 3 (2.27%) Natural Language Processing
14 3 (2.27%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.58%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 8 (6.06%) DTV
4 6 (4.55%) GIS
4 6 (4.55%) Grid Computing
4 6 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.52%) Informatics
5 2 (1.52%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.82%) UNIX
2 21 (15.91%) Linux
3 16 (12.12%) Windows
4 4 (3.03%) Solaris
4 4 (3.03%) Android
5 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (31.82%) Scrum
3 30 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 29 (21.97%) OO
5 23 (17.42%) TDD
6 17 (12.88%) OOP
7 14 (10.61%) BDD
8 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (6.06%) Kanban
9 8 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (6.06%) Programme Management
9 8 (6.06%) OOD
9 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.30%) MVC
10 7 (5.30%) Pair Programming
11 6 (4.55%) Feature Driven Development
11 6 (4.55%) Analytics
12 5 (3.79%) Load Testing
13 4 (3.03%) Multithreading
13 4 (3.03%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (56.82%) SQL
3 35 (26.52%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.88%) Perl
5 14 (10.61%) Python
6 10 (7.58%) Scala
7 8 (6.06%) C++
8 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.03%) C
9 2 (1.52%) C#
9 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.52%) R
10 1 (0.76%) PHP
10 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (18.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 38 (28.79%) Oracle
2 16 (12.12%) JBoss
3 12 (9.09%) Sybase
4 8 (6.06%) SAP
5 4 (3.03%) Sun
6 2 (1.52%) Apple
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