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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 49 77 49
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 78 32 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.26% 2.03% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.51% 2.17% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 67 29 88
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,425
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
1729 1478 1860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.38% 93.84% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1292 1640
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,500
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 29 August 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (56.72%) SQL
3 64 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (39.55%) Tomcat
5 45 (33.58%) XML
6 42 (31.34%) UNIX
6 42 (31.34%) Scrum
7 39 (29.10%) Apache
8 38 (28.36%) Oracle
9 37 (27.61%) JavaScript
10 34 (25.37%) J2EE
11 31 (23.13%) Software Engineering
12 30 (22.39%) OO
13 29 (21.64%) HTML
14 26 (19.40%) Web Services
14 26 (19.40%) Degree
14 26 (19.40%) Spring
15 24 (17.91%) Telecoms
16 23 (17.16%) Finance
16 23 (17.16%) CSS
16 23 (17.16%) TDD
17 22 (16.42%) Git (software)
18 21 (15.67%) Linux
19 18 (13.43%) OOP
20 17 (12.69%) Perl
20 17 (12.69%) Computer Science
20 17 (12.69%) Relational Database
21 16 (11.94%) jQuery
21 16 (11.94%) Maven
21 16 (11.94%) JBoss

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (39.55%) Tomcat
2 39 (29.10%) Apache
3 9 (6.72%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) Relational Database
2 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.96%) MySQL
4 9 (6.72%) Big Data
4 9 (6.72%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.24%) DB2
7 1 (0.75%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.94%) Maven
3 11 (8.21%) Subversion
3 11 (8.21%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.46%) Selenium
5 9 (6.72%) JUnit
6 7 (5.22%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.24%) Ant
8 2 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 24 (17.91%) Telecoms
2 23 (17.16%) Finance
3 10 (7.46%) Marketing
4 8 (5.97%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.97%) Electronics
5 5 (3.73%) Publishing
6 3 (2.24%) Retail
7 2 (1.49%) Games
7 2 (1.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.58%) XML
2 34 (25.37%) J2EE
3 29 (21.64%) HTML
4 26 (19.40%) Web Services
4 26 (19.40%) Spring
5 23 (17.16%) CSS
6 16 (11.94%) jQuery
7 12 (8.96%) REST
8 10 (7.46%) JSP
9 9 (6.72%) Struts
9 9 (6.72%) HTML5
10 7 (5.22%) Dojo
10 7 (5.22%) Spring MVC
11 6 (4.48%) RESTful
11 6 (4.48%) Hibernate
12 4 (2.99%) JDBC
13 3 (2.24%) .NET
13 3 (2.24%) Lucene
13 3 (2.24%) CSS3
13 3 (2.24%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.69%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.46%) Mobile Payment
3 8 (5.97%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.97%) DTV
4 6 (4.48%) GIS
4 6 (4.48%) Grid Computing
4 6 (4.48%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.49%) Informatics
5 2 (1.49%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.34%) UNIX
2 21 (15.67%) Linux
3 16 (11.94%) Windows
4 5 (3.73%) Android
5 4 (2.99%) Solaris
6 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (31.34%) Scrum
3 31 (23.13%) Software Engineering
4 30 (22.39%) OO
5 23 (17.16%) TDD
6 18 (13.43%) OOP
7 14 (10.45%) BDD
8 9 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.97%) Kanban
9 8 (5.97%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (5.97%) Programme Management
9 8 (5.97%) OOD
9 8 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.22%) MVC
10 7 (5.22%) Pair Programming
11 6 (4.48%) Feature Driven Development
11 6 (4.48%) Analytics
12 5 (3.73%) Load Testing
13 4 (2.99%) Multithreading
13 4 (2.99%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 134 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (56.72%) SQL
3 37 (27.61%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.69%) Perl
5 14 (10.45%) Python
6 10 (7.46%) Scala
7 8 (5.97%) C++
8 4 (2.99%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.99%) C
9 3 (2.24%) C#
10 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.49%) R
11 1 (0.75%) PHP
11 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (19.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 38 (28.36%) Oracle
2 16 (11.94%) JBoss
3 12 (8.96%) Sybase
4 8 (5.97%) SAP
5 4 (2.99%) Sun
6 2 (1.49%) Apple
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