The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 13519 15046 16398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.82% 14.55% 14.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.57% 27.11% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11471 12687 14143
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52865 55503 59823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.15% 53.66% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45611 47817 53015
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in England

Java
Salary Trend in England

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

Java Salary Trend in England

Java
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Java Salary Histogram in England

Java
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 6861 £57,500 - 822
South East -1 2283 £45,000 - 310
East of England +2 1114 £45,000 +12.50% 151
Yorkshire +1 933 £40,000 - 125
South West -2 826 £37,500 - 132
North West -4 684 £40,000 - 141
West Midlands -13 365 £40,000 -0.62% 40
East Midlands -1 324 £37,500 - 42
North East +1 113 £37,500 - 19
Midlands +5 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 11140 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
2 8841 (31.21%) SQL
3 7271 (25.66%) JavaScript
4 6454 (22.78%) HTML
5 6328 (22.34%) Spring
6 6280 (22.17%) Oracle
7 6274 (22.15%) Linux
8 6166 (21.76%) Finance
9 5758 (20.32%) Degree
10 5311 (18.75%) C#
11 5006 (17.67%) XML
12 4932 (17.41%) OO
13 4830 (17.05%) J2EE
14 4669 (16.48%) Software Engineering
15 4660 (16.45%) CSS
16 4458 (15.74%) .NET
17 4356 (15.38%) TDD
18 4353 (15.36%) C++
19 4234 (14.94%) Web Services
20 4034 (14.24%) UNIX
21 3786 (13.36%) Computer Science
22 3738 (13.19%) Scrum
23 3619 (12.77%) Hibernate
24 3309 (11.68%) SQL Server
25 3259 (11.50%) E-Commerce
26 3210 (11.33%) Python
27 3094 (10.92%) MySQL
28 3021 (10.66%) Windows
29 2765 (9.76%) Tomcat
30 2603 (9.19%) Banking

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2765 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 2081 (7.35%) Apache
3 1494 (5.27%) JBoss
4 1397 (4.93%) WebSphere
5 1220 (4.31%) WebLogic
6 670 (2.36%) IIS
6 670 (2.36%) Node.js
7 601 (2.12%) CMS
8 420 (1.48%) Apache Solr
9 372 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 295 (1.04%) SharePoint
11 275 (0.97%) GlassFish
12 271 (0.96%) nginx
13 266 (0.94%) Confluence
14 247 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
15 233 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
16 227 (0.80%) Drupal
17 212 (0.75%) Jetty
18 209 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 207 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1128 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 294 (1.04%) MS Office
3 138 (0.49%) Photoshop
4 111 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 73 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 68 (0.24%) SPSS
7 57 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 53 (0.19%) MS Project
9 30 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 24 (0.085%) 3ds Max
11 21 (0.074%) Weka
12 17 (0.060%) Mathematica
13 13 (0.046%) CPLEX
14 12 (0.042%) Maya
15 11 (0.039%) Mingle
16 10 (0.035%) Blender
17 8 (0.028%) Doxygen
17 8 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
18 6 (0.021%) ArcView
18 6 (0.021%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 122 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
2 101 (0.36%) Magento
3 96 (0.34%) Fredhopper
4 78 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 66 (0.23%) Google Analytics
6 63 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 55 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 45 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 44 (0.16%) Summit
10 43 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
11 39 (0.14%) RMDS
12 37 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
13 36 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
14 35 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
15 33 (0.12%) Maximo
16 26 (0.092%) TIBCO iProcess
17 23 (0.081%) BASE24
18 22 (0.078%) Oracle Cash Management
19 21 (0.074%) IntelliMatch
20 18 (0.064%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 681 (2.40%) SaaS
2 602 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 291 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 187 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 147 (0.52%) GitHub
6 143 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 109 (0.38%) Force.com
8 108 (0.38%) PaaS
9 106 (0.37%) IaaS
10 75 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 61 (0.22%) Google Apps
12 54 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
13 33 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
14 30 (0.11%) Google App Engine
15 28 (0.099%) Joyent
15 28 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
16 22 (0.078%) Heroku
17 20 (0.071%) Rackspace Cloud
17 20 (0.071%) ElastiCache
17 20 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1154 (4.07%) HTTP
2 1046 (3.69%) Internet
3 730 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 358 (1.26%) DNS
5 340 (1.20%) Firewall
6 257 (0.91%) LDAP
7 233 (0.82%) SAN
8 216 (0.76%) SSL
9 174 (0.61%) FTP
10 142 (0.50%) WAN
11 133 (0.47%) LAN
12 130 (0.46%) SMTP
13 108 (0.38%) VPN
14 105 (0.37%) Intranet
15 103 (0.36%) SSH
16 95 (0.34%) DHCP
17 90 (0.32%) SNMP
18 86 (0.30%) Wireless
19 81 (0.29%) MPLS
19 81 (0.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3309 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 3094 (10.92%) MySQL
3 2020 (7.13%) Relational Database
4 1630 (5.75%) Big Data
5 1572 (5.55%) NoSQL
6 1210 (4.27%) Hadoop
7 1080 (3.81%) Oracle Database
8 1069 (3.77%) MongoDB
9 1021 (3.60%) RDBMS
10 661 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
11 622 (2.20%) DB2
12 457 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
13 453 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 374 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 313 (1.10%) Apache Hive
16 307 (1.08%) HBase
17 291 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
18 283 (1.00%) Redis
19 268 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
20 221 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2365 (8.35%) Maven
2 2233 (7.88%) Git (software)
3 2079 (7.34%) JUnit
4 1882 (6.64%) Subversion
5 1844 (6.51%) Selenium
6 1690 (5.97%) Eclipse
7 1676 (5.92%) Jenkins
8 1155 (4.08%) JIRA
9 1031 (3.64%) Ant
10 829 (2.93%) Cucumber
11 701 (2.47%) WebDriver
12 655 (2.31%) Hudson
13 448 (1.58%) Visual Studio
14 371 (1.31%) Mockito
15 259 (0.91%) JMeter
16 250 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
17 240 (0.85%) TeamCity
18 226 (0.80%) TestNG
19 223 (0.79%) NUnit
20 221 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 6166 (21.76%) Finance
2 2603 (9.19%) Banking
3 1592 (5.62%) Retail
4 1244 (4.39%) Front Office
5 1124 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 975 (3.44%) Games
7 939 (3.31%) Investment Banking
8 809 (2.86%) Marketing
9 421 (1.49%) Advertising
10 417 (1.47%) Publishing
11 336 (1.19%) Back Office
12 314 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 241 (0.85%) Manufacturing
14 206 (0.73%) Legal
15 168 (0.59%) Automotive
16 146 (0.52%) Law
17 138 (0.49%) Electronics
18 131 (0.46%) Aerospace
19 119 (0.42%) French Language
20 118 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15516 (54.77%) Developer
2 8835 (31.18%) Java Developer
3 2837 (10.01%) Senior Developer
4 2271 (8.02%) Analyst
5 1980 (6.99%) Architect
6 1875 (6.62%) Software Engineer
7 1854 (6.54%) Senior Java Developer
8 1494 (5.27%) Software Developer
9 1246 (4.40%) Consultant
10 948 (3.35%) Web Developer
11 871 (3.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 859 (3.03%) Graduate
13 813 (2.87%) Applications Support
14 809 (2.86%) Junior
15 779 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
16 737 (2.60%) Programmer
17 720 (2.54%) Support Analyst
18 632 (2.23%) Junior Developer
19 604 (2.13%) Tester
20 600 (2.12%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6454 (22.78%) HTML
2 6328 (22.34%) Spring
3 5006 (17.67%) XML
4 4830 (17.05%) J2EE
5 4660 (16.45%) CSS
6 4458 (15.74%) .NET
7 4234 (14.94%) Web Services
8 3619 (12.77%) Hibernate
9 2581 (9.11%) jQuery
10 2165 (7.64%) HTML5
11 1962 (6.93%) SOAP
12 1833 (6.47%) Java EE
13 1829 (6.46%) JSP
14 1610 (5.68%) REST
15 1463 (5.16%) Ajax
16 1436 (5.07%) JSON
17 1300 (4.59%) RESTful
18 1125 (3.97%) JMS
19 1074 (3.79%) Middleware
20 1028 (3.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3786 (13.36%) Computer Science
2 1973 (6.96%) Open Source
3 1817 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1374 (4.85%) Mathematics
5 1129 (3.99%) Algorithms
6 1117 (3.94%) Mobile App
7 1080 (3.81%) User Experience
8 955 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
9 833 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 617 (2.18%) Derivative
11 465 (1.64%) Equities
12 444 (1.57%) Physics
13 429 (1.51%) Data Structures
14 401 (1.42%) Fixed Income
15 400 (1.41%) Client/Server
16 377 (1.33%) Management Information System
17 351 (1.24%) Visualisation
18 311 (1.10%) Data Integration
18 311 (1.10%) Social Media
19 309 (1.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6274 (22.15%) Linux
2 4034 (14.24%) UNIX
3 3021 (10.66%) Windows
4 1941 (6.85%) Android
5 1316 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 641 (2.26%) Solaris
7 492 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 280 (0.99%) CentOS
9 226 (0.80%) Ubuntu
10 218 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 199 (0.70%) AIX
12 176 (0.62%) Debian
13 172 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 118 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 114 (0.40%) Windows Phone
16 72 (0.25%) Windows XP
17 69 (0.24%) Windows 7
18 68 (0.24%) HPUX
19 61 (0.22%) Windows 8
20 49 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11140 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4932 (17.41%) OO
3 4669 (16.48%) Software Engineering
4 4356 (15.38%) TDD
5 3738 (13.19%) Scrum
6 3259 (11.50%) E-Commerce
7 2435 (8.59%) MVC
8 2306 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
9 2156 (7.61%) Multithreading
10 1857 (6.55%) SOA
11 1794 (6.33%) BDD
12 1633 (5.76%) Mentoring
13 1554 (5.49%) OOP
14 1382 (4.88%) Unit Testing
15 1371 (4.84%) Web Development
16 1255 (4.43%) UML
17 1212 (4.28%) Project Management
18 1197 (4.23%) DevOps
19 1116 (3.94%) Analytics
20 1054 (3.72%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8841 (31.21%) SQL
2 7271 (25.66%) JavaScript
3 5311 (18.75%) C#
4 4353 (15.36%) C++
5 3210 (11.33%) Python
6 2316 (8.17%) PHP
7 1863 (6.58%) Ruby
8 1800 (6.35%) C
9 1711 (6.04%) Perl
10 1176 (4.15%) PL/SQL
11 985 (3.48%) Scala
12 872 (3.08%) Shell Script
13 849 (3.00%) Bash Shell
14 689 (2.43%) Objective-C
15 564 (1.99%) VB
16 473 (1.67%) Groovy
17 433 (1.53%) T-SQL
18 359 (1.27%) VB.NET
19 322 (1.14%) VBA
20 293 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5758 (20.32%) Degree
2 830 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 509 (1.80%) SC Cleared
4 440 (1.55%) PhD
5 361 (1.27%) ISEB
6 217 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 190 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 172 (0.61%) Sun Certification
9 110 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 97 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 68 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 62 (0.22%) PMI Certification
13 58 (0.20%) HND
14 54 (0.19%) CISSP
14 54 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 52 (0.18%) OCPJP
16 49 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
17 40 (0.14%) Postgraduate
18 38 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
19 32 (0.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2137 (7.54%) QA
2 296 (1.04%) SLA
3 186 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 182 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 50 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 42 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 35 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 35 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 24 (0.085%) COBIT
8 24 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
9 23 (0.081%) ISO 14001
10 22 (0.078%) EMIR
11 20 (0.071%) HL7
12 15 (0.053%) Basel III
13 14 (0.049%) WAI
14 13 (0.046%) ISO 9000
15 11 (0.039%) Basel II
16 8 (0.028%) TickIT
16 8 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 12207
17 6 (0.021%) Solvency II
System Software
1 445 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 170 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 110 (0.39%) HDFS
4 90 (0.32%) Varnish
5 82 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 82 (0.29%) NFS
6 76 (0.27%) KVM
7 74 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
8 66 (0.23%) vSphere
9 63 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 55 (0.19%) Docker
11 51 (0.18%) Xen
12 48 (0.17%) Samba
13 42 (0.15%) Apache Flume
14 35 (0.12%) VMware ESX
14 35 (0.12%) Firmware
15 30 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 25 (0.088%) Squid
17 22 (0.078%) vCloud
18 18 (0.064%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 924 (3.26%) Puppet
2 691 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 312 (1.10%) Nagios
4 171 (0.60%) Ansible
5 117 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 112 (0.40%) Vagrant
7 109 (0.38%) ZABBIX
8 85 (0.30%) logstash
9 81 (0.29%) Salt
10 55 (0.19%) Opsview
11 48 (0.17%) HAProxy
12 43 (0.15%) Ganglia
12 43 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
13 42 (0.15%) Cacti
14 39 (0.14%) Tivoli
15 38 (0.13%) StatsD
16 37 (0.13%) Zenoss
17 34 (0.12%) Oozie
18 30 (0.11%) Kibana
18 30 (0.11%) collectd
Vendors
1 6280 (22.17%) Oracle
2 1764 (6.23%) Microsoft
3 874 (3.08%) IBM
4 751 (2.65%) Google
5 657 (2.32%) Red Hat
6 644 (2.27%) VMware
7 601 (2.12%) SAP
8 588 (2.08%) Sybase
9 538 (1.90%) hybris
10 519 (1.83%) TIBCO
11 355 (1.25%) Adobe
12 319 (1.13%) HP
13 314 (1.11%) Sun
14 272 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
15 243 (0.86%) Cisco
16 231 (0.82%) ATG
17 226 (0.80%) Zend
18 215 (0.76%) Informatica
19 191 (0.67%) Facebook
20 163 (0.58%) Atlassian
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 5 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + share scheme,
Posted: 5 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + life care, bonus, more
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £32000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago