The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 28 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 766 744 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 6.54% 6.29% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.06% 6.75% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 675 700 677
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Java Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10849 11016 12091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.58% 93.16% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 9130 9760 11056
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in the City of London

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1484 (100.00%) Java
2 589 (39.69%) Spring
3 554 (37.33%) Finance
4 465 (31.33%) Multithreading
5 419 (28.23%) SQL
6 383 (25.81%) Hibernate
6 383 (25.81%) Banking
7 344 (23.18%) TDD
8 339 (22.84%) Front Office
9 299 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
10 278 (18.73%) JavaScript
11 272 (18.33%) OO
12 271 (18.26%) Degree
13 270 (18.19%) J2EE
14 266 (17.92%) HTML
15 251 (16.91%) Linux
16 239 (16.11%) Low Latency
17 232 (15.63%) UNIX
18 230 (15.50%) Scrum
19 226 (15.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 223 (15.03%) Investment Banking
21 211 (14.22%) Oracle
22 201 (13.54%) XML
23 176 (11.86%) Web Services
24 174 (11.73%) Maven
25 164 (11.05%) Equities
26 155 (10.44%) Computer Science
27 152 (10.24%) CSS
28 147 (9.91%) Tomcat
28 147 (9.91%) E-Commerce

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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
1 147 (9.91%) Tomcat
2 72 (4.85%) Apache
3 49 (3.30%) Apache Solr
4 46 (3.10%) WebLogic
5 45 (3.03%) Oracle Coherence
6 33 (2.22%) WebSphere
7 25 (1.68%) MQSeries
8 23 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (1.35%) Confluence
10 18 (1.21%) Jetty
11 16 (1.08%) GlassFish
11 16 (1.08%) GemFire
11 16 (1.08%) Node.js
12 14 (0.94%) TIBCO EMS
13 9 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.61%) CMS
14 8 (0.54%) Mule
15 6 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.40%) IIS
16 5 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 34 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.13%) TrackWise
2 2 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.067%) Magento
3 1 (0.067%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.067%) RMDS
3 1 (0.067%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.067%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.08%) GitHub
1 16 (1.08%) SaaS
2 13 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.81%) Google App Engine
4 5 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.067%) Heroku
5 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.02%) HTTP
2 14 (0.94%) Internet
3 12 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.74%) Broadband
5 5 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.27%) RTP
6 4 (0.27%) SSH
7 3 (0.20%) GSM
7 3 (0.20%) VoIP
7 3 (0.20%) SAN
8 2 (0.13%) LDAP
8 2 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.13%) Multicast
9 1 (0.067%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.067%) SNMP
9 1 (0.067%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (8.36%) MySQL
2 115 (7.75%) Relational Database
3 109 (7.35%) SQL Server
4 95 (6.40%) NoSQL
5 79 (5.32%) Big Data
6 74 (4.99%) MongoDB
7 59 (3.98%) Hadoop
8 38 (2.56%) RDBMS
9 33 (2.22%) KDB
10 22 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (1.35%) Oracle Database
12 18 (1.21%) Redis
13 17 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.88%) HBase
15 13 (0.88%) Apache Hive
16 12 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.81%) Impala
17 11 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 174 (11.73%) Maven
2 128 (8.63%) JUnit
3 94 (6.33%) Eclipse
4 69 (4.65%) Ant
5 68 (4.58%) Git (software)
6 67 (4.51%) Subversion
7 56 (3.77%) Selenium
8 55 (3.71%) Jenkins
9 44 (2.96%) Cucumber
10 31 (2.09%) JIRA
10 31 (2.09%) Mercurial
11 19 (1.28%) Hudson
12 17 (1.15%) Mockito
13 13 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (0.81%) Xcode
14 12 (0.81%) TeamCity
15 11 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
15 11 (0.74%) Visual Studio
16 10 (0.67%) TestNG
17 9 (0.61%) CruiseControl
General
1 554 (37.33%) Finance
2 383 (25.81%) Banking
3 339 (22.84%) Front Office
4 223 (15.03%) Investment Banking
5 74 (4.99%) Retail
6 49 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 45 (3.03%) Games
8 39 (2.63%) Legal
9 33 (2.22%) Financial Institution
10 19 (1.28%) Marketing
11 17 (1.15%) Back Office
12 13 (0.88%) Publishing
13 11 (0.74%) Advertising
14 9 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.54%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.27%) Billing
17 3 (0.20%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.13%) Greek Language
19 1 (0.067%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (39.69%) Spring
2 383 (25.81%) Hibernate
3 270 (18.19%) J2EE
4 266 (17.92%) HTML
5 201 (13.54%) XML
6 176 (11.86%) Web Services
7 152 (10.24%) CSS
8 137 (9.23%) JMS
9 122 (8.22%) Java EE
10 117 (7.88%) jQuery
11 96 (6.47%) HTML5
12 89 (6.00%) REST
13 87 (5.86%) SOAP
14 83 (5.59%) JSP
15 74 (4.99%) JSON
16 72 (4.85%) Spring MVC
17 64 (4.31%) RESTful
18 63 (4.25%) JDBC
19 61 (4.11%) Swing
20 60 (4.04%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 226 (15.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 164 (11.05%) Equities
3 155 (10.44%) Computer Science
4 133 (8.96%) Derivative
5 106 (7.14%) Open Source
6 94 (6.33%) Fixed Income
7 92 (6.20%) Mathematics
8 31 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.95%) Market Risk
10 28 (1.89%) Physics
11 27 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
11 27 (1.82%) Credit Risk
12 26 (1.75%) Mobile App
13 24 (1.62%) Hedge funds
14 19 (1.28%) Visualisation
15 16 (1.08%) Statistics
16 9 (0.61%) Reference Data
16 9 (0.61%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.54%) Clustering
17 8 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 251 (16.91%) Linux
2 232 (15.63%) UNIX
3 48 (3.23%) Windows
4 25 (1.68%) Android
5 19 (1.28%) NetWare
6 8 (0.54%) AIX
7 7 (0.47%) Solaris
8 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.13%) HPUX
9 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.067%) OS/400
10 1 (0.067%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.067%) zOS
10 1 (0.067%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.067%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (31.33%) Multithreading
2 344 (23.18%) TDD
3 299 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
4 272 (18.33%) OO
5 239 (16.11%) Low Latency
6 230 (15.50%) Scrum
7 147 (9.91%) E-Commerce
8 134 (9.03%) Software Engineering
9 108 (7.28%) MVC
10 98 (6.60%) BDD
11 92 (6.20%) Web Development
12 81 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (5.12%) Electronic Trading
13 76 (5.12%) OOP
14 75 (5.05%) Unit Testing
15 70 (4.72%) Analytics
16 62 (4.18%) Risk Management
17 61 (4.11%) SOA
18 58 (3.91%) OOA/OOD
19 55 (3.71%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1484 (100.00%) Java
2 419 (28.23%) SQL
3 278 (18.73%) JavaScript
4 108 (7.28%) C++
5 98 (6.60%) C#
6 97 (6.54%) Python
7 86 (5.80%) Scala
8 44 (2.96%) Shell Script
9 43 (2.90%) C
10 34 (2.29%) Perl
11 32 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 29 (1.95%) Groovy
13 27 (1.82%) PL/SQL
14 25 (1.68%) Ruby
15 19 (1.28%) PHP
16 18 (1.21%) R
17 14 (0.94%) VBA
18 10 (0.67%) PowerHouse
18 10 (0.67%) VB
19 9 (0.61%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 271 (18.26%) Degree
2 27 (1.82%) PhD
3 15 (1.01%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.47%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.067%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.30%) QA
2 6 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.067%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.067%) EMIR
4 1 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.74%) HDFS
2 6 (0.40%) Squid
3 4 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.067%) Docker
5 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (0.81%) Kibana
1 12 (0.81%) logstash
1 12 (0.81%) StatsD
2 6 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.27%) Puppet
4 2 (0.13%) Ansible
4 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
4 2 (0.13%) YUM
5 1 (0.067%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 211 (14.22%) Oracle
2 85 (5.73%) JBoss
3 75 (5.05%) TIBCO
4 61 (4.11%) Sybase
5 46 (3.10%) Google
6 40 (2.70%) Microsoft
7 27 (1.82%) ATG
8 26 (1.75%) hybris
9 23 (1.55%) Intershop
10 21 (1.42%) Demandware
10 21 (1.42%) Endeca
11 20 (1.35%) IBM
12 17 (1.15%) 29West
13 13 (0.88%) Bloomberg
14 12 (0.81%) New Relic
15 11 (0.74%) Atlassian
16 8 (0.54%) ION Trading
17 7 (0.47%) Red Hat
17 7 (0.47%) Adobe
18 6 (0.40%) Terracotta
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