The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 103 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.34% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
Java Software 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
1417 1703 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.72% 94.98% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1464 1658
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 £27,500 £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 Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Java Software Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Maven
5 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
5 5 (35.71%) JSP
5 5 (35.71%) XML
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (28.57%) J2EE
6 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
7 3 (21.43%) Groovy
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Web Development
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
8 2 (14.29%) SSL
8 2 (14.29%) IBM
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) HTTP
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) GIS
8 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Java Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Maven
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 5 (35.71%) JSP
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) JDBC
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
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