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 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
Rank 14 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 13755 14641 16139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.87% 14.41% 15.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.50% 26.78% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11540 12477 13880
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 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,641 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +1.60%
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
53941 54662 57814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.47% 53.78% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45901 47576 50958
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 24 October 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 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
(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 6935 £57,500 - 814
South East -2 2235 £45,000 - 316
East of England +2 1099 £42,500 +6.25% 146
Yorkshire +3 915 £38,000 - 123
South West -2 875 £37,972 +1.25% 109
North West -1 748 £40,000 +3.89% 134
West Midlands -3 424 £42,500 +6.25% 56
East Midlands -1 380 £37,500 -1.31% 34
North East -3 132 £32,000 -14.66% 22
Midlands +6 1 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 11538 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 9240 (31.39%) SQL
3 7558 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 6846 (23.26%) HTML
5 6630 (22.52%) Linux
6 6505 (22.10%) Finance
7 6473 (21.99%) Oracle
8 6362 (21.61%) Spring
9 6055 (20.57%) Degree
10 5467 (18.57%) C#
11 5274 (17.92%) OO
12 5134 (17.44%) XML
13 4996 (16.97%) J2EE
14 4871 (16.55%) CSS
15 4853 (16.49%) Software Engineering
16 4751 (16.14%) .NET
17 4596 (15.61%) C++
18 4563 (15.50%) TDD
19 4379 (14.88%) Web Services
20 4233 (14.38%) UNIX
21 4097 (13.92%) Computer Science
22 3982 (13.53%) Scrum
23 3669 (12.46%) Hibernate
24 3541 (12.03%) SQL Server
25 3403 (11.56%) Python
26 3278 (11.14%) E-Commerce
27 3199 (10.87%) Windows
28 3165 (10.75%) MySQL
29 2907 (9.88%) Tomcat
30 2726 (9.26%) Banking

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2907 (9.88%) Tomcat
2 2230 (7.58%) Apache
3 1556 (5.29%) JBoss
4 1423 (4.83%) WebSphere
5 1236 (4.20%) WebLogic
6 751 (2.55%) IIS
7 707 (2.40%) Node.js
8 638 (2.17%) CMS
9 404 (1.37%) Apache Solr
10 400 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 331 (1.12%) SharePoint
12 256 (0.87%) Confluence
13 253 (0.86%) GlassFish
14 247 (0.84%) nginx
15 237 (0.81%) Drupal
16 235 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
17 233 (0.79%) Jetty
18 213 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
19 205 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
20 201 (0.68%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1195 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 294 (1.00%) MS Office
3 165 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 109 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 79 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 72 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 70 (0.24%) SPSS
8 55 (0.19%) MS Project
9 30 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 21 (0.071%) 3ds Max
11 20 (0.068%) Weka
12 15 (0.051%) CPLEX
13 14 (0.048%) Mathematica
14 13 (0.044%) Maya
15 11 (0.037%) NASTRAN
16 10 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 10 (0.034%) Blender
17 9 (0.031%) Mingle
17 9 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
18 8 (0.027%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 146 (0.50%) Magento
2 111 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 110 (0.37%) Fredhopper
4 93 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 57 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 57 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 55 (0.19%) RMDS
6 55 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 54 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 53 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
9 49 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
10 41 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
11 39 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
12 37 (0.13%) Summit
13 35 (0.12%) Maximo
13 35 (0.12%) TIBCO iProcess
13 35 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
14 23 (0.078%) BASE24
15 22 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
15 22 (0.075%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 698 (2.37%) SaaS
2 625 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 297 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 186 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 132 (0.45%) GitHub
6 129 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 118 (0.40%) IaaS
8 116 (0.39%) PaaS
9 105 (0.36%) Force.com
10 70 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 67 (0.23%) Google Apps
12 41 (0.14%) Joyent
13 36 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
14 35 (0.12%) Google App Engine
15 26 (0.088%) ElastiCache
15 26 (0.088%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 23 (0.078%) Basecamp
16 23 (0.078%) Amazon SQS
17 20 (0.068%) Rackspace Cloud
17 20 (0.068%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1228 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1155 (3.92%) Internet
3 804 (2.73%) TCP/IP
4 385 (1.31%) DNS
5 355 (1.21%) Firewall
6 280 (0.95%) LDAP
7 241 (0.82%) SAN
8 226 (0.77%) SSL
9 181 (0.61%) FTP
10 154 (0.52%) SMTP
11 143 (0.49%) WAN
12 127 (0.43%) LAN
13 118 (0.40%) Intranet
14 109 (0.37%) DHCP
15 103 (0.35%) SSH
16 101 (0.34%) VPN
17 96 (0.33%) SNMP
18 95 (0.32%) VoIP
19 89 (0.30%) Wireless
20 84 (0.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3541 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 3165 (10.75%) MySQL
3 2189 (7.44%) Relational Database
4 1787 (6.07%) Big Data
5 1577 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 1353 (4.60%) Hadoop
7 1127 (3.83%) Oracle Database
8 1097 (3.73%) MongoDB
9 1043 (3.54%) RDBMS
10 678 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
11 645 (2.19%) DB2
12 500 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 497 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
14 418 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
15 345 (1.17%) Apache Hive
16 340 (1.16%) HBase
17 330 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
18 324 (1.10%) Redis
19 280 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
20 271 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2424 (8.23%) Maven
2 2236 (7.60%) Git (software)
3 2150 (7.30%) JUnit
4 1998 (6.79%) Subversion
5 1913 (6.50%) Selenium
6 1705 (5.79%) Eclipse
7 1670 (5.67%) Jenkins
8 1112 (3.78%) JIRA
9 1095 (3.72%) Ant
10 860 (2.92%) Cucumber
11 710 (2.41%) WebDriver
12 634 (2.15%) Hudson
13 484 (1.64%) Visual Studio
14 362 (1.23%) Mockito
15 285 (0.97%) JMeter
16 249 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
17 237 (0.81%) TeamCity
18 229 (0.78%) TestNG
19 224 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
20 223 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 6505 (22.10%) Finance
2 2726 (9.26%) Banking
3 1590 (5.40%) Retail
4 1305 (4.43%) Front Office
5 1148 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 1065 (3.62%) Games
7 1028 (3.49%) Investment Banking
8 851 (2.89%) Marketing
9 462 (1.57%) Publishing
10 417 (1.42%) Advertising
11 377 (1.28%) Back Office
12 354 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 288 (0.98%) Manufacturing
14 216 (0.73%) Legal
15 172 (0.58%) Automotive
16 150 (0.51%) Electronics
17 147 (0.50%) Law
18 129 (0.44%) French Language
19 114 (0.39%) Billing
20 109 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16143 (54.84%) Developer
2 9123 (30.99%) Java Developer
3 2999 (10.19%) Senior Developer
4 2410 (8.19%) Analyst
5 2037 (6.92%) Architect
6 1966 (6.68%) Software Engineer
7 1964 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 1547 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 1300 (4.42%) Consultant
10 979 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 926 (3.15%) Graduate
12 887 (3.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 845 (2.87%) Applications Support
14 828 (2.81%) Junior
15 817 (2.78%) Programmer
16 791 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
17 717 (2.44%) Support Analyst
18 658 (2.24%) Lead Developer
19 622 (2.11%) Tester
19 622 (2.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6846 (23.26%) HTML
2 6362 (21.61%) Spring
3 5134 (17.44%) XML
4 4996 (16.97%) J2EE
5 4871 (16.55%) CSS
6 4751 (16.14%) .NET
7 4379 (14.88%) Web Services
8 3669 (12.46%) Hibernate
9 2681 (9.11%) jQuery
10 2322 (7.89%) HTML5
11 1983 (6.74%) SOAP
12 1905 (6.47%) JSP
13 1781 (6.05%) Java EE
14 1610 (5.47%) REST
15 1541 (5.23%) Ajax
16 1409 (4.79%) JSON
17 1283 (4.36%) RESTful
18 1169 (3.97%) JMS
19 1104 (3.75%) Middleware
20 1088 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4097 (13.92%) Computer Science
2 2048 (6.96%) Open Source
3 1884 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 1512 (5.14%) Mathematics
5 1371 (4.66%) Algorithms
6 1165 (3.96%) Mobile App
7 1129 (3.84%) User Experience
8 1037 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
9 895 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 631 (2.14%) Derivative
11 545 (1.85%) Data Structures
12 518 (1.76%) Equities
13 505 (1.72%) Physics
14 426 (1.45%) Client/Server
15 409 (1.39%) Fixed Income
16 387 (1.31%) Visualisation
17 365 (1.24%) Management Information System
18 351 (1.19%) Hedge funds
19 348 (1.18%) Social Media
20 338 (1.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6630 (22.52%) Linux
2 4233 (14.38%) UNIX
3 3199 (10.87%) Windows
4 2048 (6.96%) Android
5 1422 (4.83%) Apple iOS
6 693 (2.35%) Solaris
7 512 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 292 (0.99%) CentOS
9 247 (0.84%) Ubuntu
10 218 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 200 (0.68%) AIX
12 192 (0.65%) Debian
13 174 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 133 (0.45%) Windows Phone
15 118 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 77 (0.26%) Windows 7
17 76 (0.26%) Windows XP
18 75 (0.25%) HPUX
19 58 (0.20%) Windows 8
20 48 (0.16%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 11538 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 5274 (17.92%) OO
3 4853 (16.49%) Software Engineering
4 4563 (15.50%) TDD
5 3982 (13.53%) Scrum
6 3278 (11.14%) E-Commerce
7 2476 (8.41%) MVC
8 2335 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
9 2293 (7.79%) Multithreading
10 1839 (6.25%) SOA
11 1820 (6.18%) BDD
12 1689 (5.74%) Mentoring
13 1659 (5.64%) OOP
14 1517 (5.15%) Unit Testing
15 1456 (4.95%) Web Development
16 1350 (4.59%) UML
17 1324 (4.50%) Project Management
18 1216 (4.13%) DevOps
19 1111 (3.77%) Analytics
20 1105 (3.75%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 9240 (31.39%) SQL
2 7558 (25.68%) JavaScript
3 5467 (18.57%) C#
4 4596 (15.61%) C++
5 3403 (11.56%) Python
6 2509 (8.52%) PHP
7 1975 (6.71%) C
8 1965 (6.68%) Ruby
9 1820 (6.18%) Perl
10 1188 (4.04%) PL/SQL
11 1061 (3.60%) Scala
12 968 (3.29%) Shell Script
13 885 (3.01%) Bash Shell
14 737 (2.50%) Objective-C
15 656 (2.23%) VB
16 475 (1.61%) Groovy
17 460 (1.56%) T-SQL
18 418 (1.42%) VB.NET
19 324 (1.10%) VBA
20 307 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 6055 (20.57%) Degree
2 873 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 524 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 487 (1.65%) PhD
5 366 (1.24%) ISEB
6 216 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 209 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 171 (0.58%) Sun Certification
9 112 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 97 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
11 79 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 66 (0.22%) HND
12 66 (0.22%) PMI Certification
13 65 (0.22%) CISSP
14 53 (0.18%) OCPJP
15 51 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
16 49 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 49 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
17 43 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
18 40 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2297 (7.80%) QA
2 273 (0.93%) SLA
3 217 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 183 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 55 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 55 (0.19%) ISO 8583
6 36 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.099%) COBIT
8 23 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 21 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
10 20 (0.068%) EMIR
10 20 (0.068%) ISO 14001
11 17 (0.058%) ISO 9000
12 15 (0.051%) HL7
13 13 (0.044%) WAI
14 12 (0.041%) TickIT
15 11 (0.037%) DO-178B
15 11 (0.037%) Basel III
16 8 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 12207
16 8 (0.027%) WCAG
System Software
1 420 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 163 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 113 (0.38%) HDFS
4 97 (0.33%) NFS
5 89 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 89 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 88 (0.30%) Varnish
7 80 (0.27%) KVM
8 67 (0.23%) vSphere
9 60 (0.20%) Hyper-V
10 50 (0.17%) Xen
11 49 (0.17%) Samba
11 49 (0.17%) VMware ESX
12 43 (0.15%) Docker
13 40 (0.14%) Firmware
14 39 (0.13%) Apache Flume
15 27 (0.092%) vCloud
16 23 (0.078%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 22 (0.075%) SRDF
18 21 (0.071%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 945 (3.21%) Puppet
2 698 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
3 294 (1.00%) Nagios
4 149 (0.51%) Ansible
5 129 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
6 99 (0.34%) ZABBIX
6 99 (0.34%) Vagrant
7 85 (0.29%) logstash
8 64 (0.22%) Opsview
8 64 (0.22%) Salt
9 50 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
9 50 (0.17%) HAProxy
10 42 (0.14%) Zenoss
11 38 (0.13%) Ganglia
12 37 (0.13%) StatsD
13 35 (0.12%) Control-M
14 31 (0.11%) Oozie
14 31 (0.11%) Kibana
15 30 (0.10%) Munin
16 29 (0.099%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6473 (21.99%) Oracle
2 1857 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 850 (2.89%) IBM
4 845 (2.87%) Google
5 721 (2.45%) Red Hat
6 638 (2.17%) SAP
7 630 (2.14%) VMware
8 616 (2.09%) Sybase
9 538 (1.83%) hybris
10 533 (1.81%) TIBCO
11 432 (1.47%) Adobe
12 316 (1.07%) Sun
13 313 (1.06%) HP
14 284 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
15 276 (0.94%) Cisco
16 253 (0.86%) Facebook
17 235 (0.80%) Zend
18 207 (0.70%) ATG
19 203 (0.69%) Informatica
20 176 (0.60%) Business Objects
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