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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 44 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 72 54 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.11% 2.93% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 3.08% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 69 51 58
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £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
1351 1752 1758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.88% 95.22% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1145 1474 1561
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (36.81%) SQL
4 52 (36.11%) J2EE
5 45 (31.25%) OO
6 44 (30.56%) Spring
7 39 (27.08%) Oracle
8 34 (23.61%) Web Services
9 33 (22.92%) Tomcat
10 31 (21.53%) Degree
11 29 (20.14%) Telecoms
12 27 (18.75%) Maven
13 26 (18.06%) Software Engineering
13 26 (18.06%) Android
13 26 (18.06%) Relational Database
14 25 (17.36%) Linux
15 24 (16.67%) HTML
15 24 (16.67%) RDBMS
15 24 (16.67%) Scrum
15 24 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 23 (15.97%) Hibernate
16 23 (15.97%) OOP
17 22 (15.28%) Windows
17 22 (15.28%) Java EE
18 21 (14.58%) JBoss
19 20 (13.89%) Android Development
20 19 (13.19%) Computer Science
21 18 (12.50%) CSS
21 18 (12.50%) JavaScript
22 17 (11.81%) UNIX

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (22.92%) Tomcat
2 21 (14.58%) JBoss
3 10 (6.94%) Apache
4 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.81%) HTTP
2 7 (4.86%) SS7
2 7 (4.86%) INAP
2 7 (4.86%) LTE
2 7 (4.86%) VoLTE
3 5 (3.47%) Internet
4 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.06%) Relational Database
2 24 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 16 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 16 (11.11%) MySQL
4 12 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.78%) Big Data
7 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (18.75%) Maven
2 24 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.64%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.56%) Selenium
6 7 (4.86%) Subversion
7 5 (3.47%) JUnit
8 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.69%) Mockito
9 1 (0.69%) jMock
9 1 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 29 (20.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.56%) Finance
3 7 (4.86%) Billing
4 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.39%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (36.11%) J2EE
2 44 (30.56%) Spring
3 34 (23.61%) Web Services
4 24 (16.67%) HTML
5 23 (15.97%) Hibernate
6 22 (15.28%) Java EE
7 18 (12.50%) CSS
8 16 (11.11%) REST
9 12 (8.33%) HTML5
10 11 (7.64%) XML
11 9 (6.25%) EJB
12 6 (4.17%) RESTful
12 6 (4.17%) Servlets
12 6 (4.17%) JSF
13 5 (3.47%) jQuery
13 5 (3.47%) JDBC
13 5 (3.47%) JSP
14 4 (2.78%) EJB 3.0
15 3 (2.08%) SOAP
16 2 (1.39%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.19%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.72%) Mobile Payment
3 12 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 12 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 8 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.47%) GIS
6 4 (2.78%) Open Source
7 3 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.08%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.06%) Android
2 25 (17.36%) Linux
3 22 (15.28%) Windows
4 17 (11.81%) UNIX
5 6 (4.17%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.25%) OO
3 26 (18.06%) Software Engineering
4 24 (16.67%) Scrum
5 23 (15.97%) OOP
6 20 (13.89%) Android Development
7 17 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (11.11%) Web Development
9 14 (9.72%) TDD
10 12 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (3.47%) Multithreading
12 5 (3.47%) Kanban
12 5 (3.47%) E-Commerce
13 4 (2.78%) CRM
14 3 (2.08%) BDD
14 3 (2.08%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (2.08%) OOD
15 2 (1.39%) Load Testing
15 2 (1.39%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (36.81%) SQL
3 18 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.72%) Scala
5 13 (9.03%) C++
6 7 (4.86%) Python
7 6 (4.17%) PHP
8 4 (2.78%) C
9 3 (2.08%) Groovy
9 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.39%) Perl
10 2 (1.39%) C#
11 1 (0.69%) GLSL
11 1 (0.69%) XPath
11 1 (0.69%) MAXScript
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (21.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 39 (27.08%) Oracle
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.39%) IBM
4 1 (0.69%) Google
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