The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 717 678 715
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 160 188 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 142 174 147
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Java Software Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
100964 96111 101551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 83367 80755 87205
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,520 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Java Software Developer Salary Trend in England

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Java Software Developer Salary Histogram in England

Java Software Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 59 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South East +1 46 £37,000 -17.77% 3
East of England -4 26 £41,000 -10.86% 1
North West -36 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire -41 7 £30,000 -20.00% 1
South West -41 4 £35,250 -6.00% 1
West Midlands -23 3 £45,000 +32.35%
North East -25 3 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands -2 1 £34,000 +0.74%
Java Software Developer
UK

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 327 (100.00%) Java
2 150 (45.87%) Software Engineering
3 143 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (36.70%) OO
5 114 (34.86%) Degree
6 113 (34.56%) Linux
7 95 (29.05%) Computer Science
7 95 (29.05%) J2EE
8 93 (28.44%) C++
9 89 (27.22%) Spring
10 86 (26.30%) C#
11 78 (23.85%) SQL
12 77 (23.55%) JavaScript
13 73 (22.32%) Multithreading
14 70 (21.41%) Oracle
14 70 (21.41%) Finance
15 67 (20.49%) TDD
16 60 (18.35%) Scrum
17 58 (17.74%) Hibernate
18 50 (15.29%) C
19 48 (14.68%) HTML
20 46 (14.07%) Unit Testing
21 45 (13.76%) XML
22 43 (13.15%) UNIX
22 43 (13.15%) Tomcat
22 43 (13.15%) Python
23 42 (12.84%) JUnit
23 42 (12.84%) Algorithms
24 41 (12.54%) Maven
25 38 (11.62%) JSP

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 43 (13.15%) Tomcat
2 31 (9.48%) Apache
3 17 (5.20%) Node.js
4 16 (4.89%) JBoss
5 15 (4.59%) Oracle Coherence
6 13 (3.98%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.75%) Jetty
8 5 (1.53%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.61%) WordPress
10 2 (0.61%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.61%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.31%) CMS
11 1 (0.31%) IIS
11 1 (0.31%) Mule
11 1 (0.31%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.20%) SaaS
2 12 (3.67%) GitHub
3 6 (1.83%) Force.com
4 4 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.45%) HTTP
1 8 (2.45%) SSH
2 4 (1.22%) RTP
3 2 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.62%) MySQL
2 32 (9.79%) Hadoop
3 30 (9.17%) Big Data
4 29 (8.87%) SQL Server
5 22 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 20 (6.12%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.67%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.53%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.92%) SQLite
10 3 (0.92%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.31%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.31%) DB2
12 1 (0.31%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (12.84%) JUnit
2 41 (12.54%) Maven
3 23 (7.03%) Subversion
4 18 (5.50%) Git (software)
5 15 (4.59%) Ant
5 15 (4.59%) Eclipse
6 14 (4.28%) Selenium
7 12 (3.67%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.67%) Hudson
8 9 (2.75%) JIRA
8 9 (2.75%) VisualVM
9 8 (2.45%) Gradle
10 7 (2.14%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.83%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.92%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.92%) Redmine
13 2 (0.61%) JBehave
14 1 (0.31%) PyUnit
14 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 70 (21.41%) Finance
2 27 (8.26%) Games
3 8 (2.45%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.14%) Banking
5 4 (1.22%) Marketing
5 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.22%) Front Office
5 4 (1.22%) Electronics
6 3 (0.92%) Advertising
6 3 (0.92%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (29.05%) J2EE
2 89 (27.22%) Spring
3 58 (17.74%) Hibernate
4 48 (14.68%) HTML
5 45 (13.76%) XML
6 38 (11.62%) JSP
7 36 (11.01%) CSS
8 34 (10.40%) Web Services
9 29 (8.87%) Java EE
10 27 (8.26%) RESTful
11 25 (7.65%) jQuery
12 18 (5.50%) REST
13 17 (5.20%) Spring Security
13 17 (5.20%) Grails
14 16 (4.89%) J2SE
14 16 (4.89%) JMS
15 15 (4.59%) Ajax
15 15 (4.59%) Middleware
15 15 (4.59%) HTML5
16 14 (4.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (29.05%) Computer Science
2 42 (12.84%) Algorithms
3 38 (11.62%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (9.79%) Mathematics
5 22 (6.73%) Physics
6 21 (6.42%) Open Source
7 17 (5.20%) Data Structures
8 11 (3.36%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.75%) Visualisation
9 9 (2.75%) GIS
9 9 (2.75%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.75%) Grid Computing
10 8 (2.45%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.83%) Online Games
11 6 (1.83%) BBC
12 4 (1.22%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.22%) DTV
13 3 (0.92%) Statistics
13 3 (0.92%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 113 (34.56%) Linux
2 43 (13.15%) UNIX
3 12 (3.67%) Windows
4 8 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.14%) Android
6 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) OS/400
7 1 (0.31%) zOS
7 1 (0.31%) AIX
7 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (45.87%) Software Engineering
2 143 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (36.70%) OO
4 73 (22.32%) Multithreading
5 67 (20.49%) TDD
6 60 (18.35%) Scrum
7 46 (14.07%) Unit Testing
8 33 (10.09%) UML
9 27 (8.26%) Mentoring
10 26 (7.95%) OOP
11 23 (7.03%) OOA/OOD
12 20 (6.12%) OOD
13 18 (5.50%) Project Management
14 17 (5.20%) Pair Programming
15 16 (4.89%) E-Commerce
15 16 (4.89%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (4.89%) Web Development
16 15 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (4.59%) BDD
17 13 (3.98%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 327 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (28.44%) C++
3 86 (26.30%) C#
4 78 (23.85%) SQL
5 77 (23.55%) JavaScript
6 50 (15.29%) C
7 43 (13.15%) Python
8 23 (7.03%) PL/SQL
9 15 (4.59%) Groovy
10 10 (3.06%) Scala
11 6 (1.83%) Ruby
12 5 (1.53%) XPath
12 5 (1.53%) Perl
13 4 (1.22%) PHP
14 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.92%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.61%) VBScript
15 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.31%) Fortran
16 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 114 (34.86%) Degree
2 21 (6.42%) PhD
3 3 (0.92%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.61%) OCPJWCD
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.61%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.61%) StatsD
2 2 (0.61%) logstash
2 2 (0.61%) Kibana
2 2 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 70 (21.41%) Oracle
2 9 (2.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.45%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.83%) Panasonic
5 5 (1.53%) Sun
5 5 (1.53%) Sybase
6 4 (1.22%) SAP
7 2 (0.61%) Informatica
7 2 (0.61%) New Relic
8 1 (0.31%) Facebook
8 1 (0.31%) Vertica
8 1 (0.31%) Google
8 1 (0.31%) IBM
8 1 (0.31%) HP
8 1 (0.31%) Adobe
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