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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 14294 14604 13932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.98% 13.63% 14.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.12% 26.61% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 12143 12178 11856
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
52701 54876 52652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.55% 51.22% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45466 46455 45635
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 0 7366 £60,000 +9.09% 875
South East +2 2273 £45,000 - 262
South West +2 1086 £42,500 +6.25% 134
East of England 0 937 £45,000 +5.88% 148
Yorkshire 0 875 £45,000 +12.50% 132
North West +1 752 £42,500 - 163
West Midlands +4 440 £42,500 +6.25% 61
East Midlands +1 434 £41,500 +7.79% 63
North East -4 125 £40,000 +33.33% 45
Midlands +7 21 £70,000 +75.00% 1
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 12259 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9053 (32.59%) SQL
3 7353 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 7155 (25.76%) Finance
5 6478 (23.32%) HTML
6 6387 (22.99%) Spring
7 6226 (22.42%) Oracle
8 5993 (21.58%) Linux
9 5766 (20.76%) Degree
10 5392 (19.41%) C#
11 5009 (18.03%) TDD
12 4922 (17.72%) Software Engineering
13 4634 (16.68%) Web Services
14 4431 (15.95%) .NET
15 4387 (15.79%) CSS
16 4361 (15.70%) XML
17 4216 (15.18%) OO
18 4122 (14.84%) J2EE
19 4089 (14.72%) C++
20 4012 (14.44%) Scrum
21 3779 (13.61%) Computer Science
22 3735 (13.45%) Python
23 3622 (13.04%) UNIX
24 3570 (12.85%) Hibernate
25 3215 (11.57%) SQL Server
26 2930 (10.55%) Windows
27 2887 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
28 2840 (10.22%) MySQL
29 2764 (9.95%) E-Commerce
30 2665 (9.59%) SDLC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2504 (9.01%) Tomcat
2 1807 (6.51%) Apache
3 1428 (5.14%) WebSphere
4 1415 (5.09%) JBoss
5 994 (3.58%) Node.js
6 985 (3.55%) WebLogic
7 655 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
8 551 (1.98%) Apache Solr
9 504 (1.81%) IIS
10 438 (1.58%) CMS
11 422 (1.52%) Apache Spark
12 354 (1.27%) SharePoint
13 327 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 287 (1.03%) Apache Pig
15 248 (0.89%) Confluence
16 235 (0.85%) OpenStack
17 228 (0.82%) nginx
18 223 (0.80%) GlassFish
19 221 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 202 (0.73%) Mule
Applications
1 857 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 238 (0.86%) MS Office
3 94 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 82 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 79 (0.28%) MS Project
5 79 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 70 (0.25%) SPSS
7 28 (0.10%) Mathematica
7 28 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (0.086%) FrameMaker
9 22 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
9 22 (0.079%) RoboHelp
9 22 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 21 (0.076%) Mingle
11 18 (0.065%) FastStats
12 13 (0.047%) PowerPivot
13 11 (0.040%) GNU Octave
14 7 (0.025%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.022%) SOLIDWORKS
15 6 (0.022%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 151 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 128 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 124 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 103 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
5 90 (0.32%) RMDS
6 87 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 80 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 77 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 70 (0.25%) Magento
10 49 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
11 48 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
11 48 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
12 45 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
13 38 (0.14%) SAP SRM
14 35 (0.13%) Summit
15 33 (0.12%) Fredhopper
16 32 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
17 30 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
18 29 (0.10%) Temenos T24
19 27 (0.097%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1587 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 807 (2.91%) SaaS
3 288 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 286 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 249 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
6 204 (0.73%) PaaS
7 180 (0.65%) IaaS
8 175 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 128 (0.46%) GitHub
10 83 (0.30%) Google App Engine
11 70 (0.25%) Force.com
12 66 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 51 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
14 44 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
15 42 (0.15%) Google Apps
16 35 (0.13%) Heroku
17 32 (0.12%) Google Analytics
18 31 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 28 (0.10%) OpenShift
20 26 (0.094%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 933 (3.36%) HTTP
2 904 (3.25%) Internet
3 645 (2.32%) TCP/IP
4 360 (1.30%) Firewall
5 311 (1.12%) DNS
6 238 (0.86%) LDAP
7 220 (0.79%) WAN
8 210 (0.76%) SAN
9 209 (0.75%) LAN
10 176 (0.63%) SSL
11 130 (0.47%) Network Security
12 128 (0.46%) Multicast
13 127 (0.46%) VPN
14 112 (0.40%) NAS
15 109 (0.39%) Wireless
16 107 (0.39%) SMTP
17 98 (0.35%) ATM
18 87 (0.31%) FTP
19 86 (0.31%) Intranet
20 76 (0.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3215 (11.57%) SQL Server
2 2840 (10.22%) MySQL
3 2076 (7.47%) Relational Database
4 1855 (6.68%) NoSQL
5 1814 (6.53%) Big Data
6 1557 (5.61%) MongoDB
7 1429 (5.14%) Hadoop
8 1285 (4.63%) Oracle Database
9 996 (3.59%) RDBMS
10 840 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
11 703 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 560 (2.02%) DB2
13 486 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
14 473 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 471 (1.70%) Apache Hive
16 397 (1.43%) HBase
17 362 (1.30%) Redis
18 302 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 291 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 285 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2495 (8.98%) Git (software)
2 2372 (8.54%) Maven
3 2175 (7.83%) Selenium
4 2050 (7.38%) JUnit
5 2033 (7.32%) Jenkins
6 1630 (5.87%) Subversion
7 1435 (5.17%) Eclipse
8 1268 (4.57%) JIRA
9 1073 (3.86%) Cucumber
10 934 (3.36%) Ant
11 920 (3.31%) WebDriver
12 506 (1.82%) Mockito
13 429 (1.54%) Visual Studio
14 414 (1.49%) Hudson
15 350 (1.26%) Gradle
16 331 (1.19%) JMeter
17 301 (1.08%) HP UFT
18 289 (1.04%) SoapUI
19 262 (0.94%) TestNG
20 253 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 7155 (25.76%) Finance
2 2566 (9.24%) Banking
3 1683 (6.06%) Retail
4 1266 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 1090 (3.92%) Front Office
6 1019 (3.67%) Games
7 718 (2.58%) Investment Banking
8 676 (2.43%) Marketing
9 403 (1.45%) Back Office
10 329 (1.18%) Publishing
11 311 (1.12%) Advertising
12 309 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 287 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 284 (1.02%) Law
15 256 (0.92%) Electronics
16 241 (0.87%) Legal
17 177 (0.64%) Automotive
18 123 (0.44%) Billing
19 113 (0.41%) Online Betting
20 81 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15134 (54.49%) Developer
2 8262 (29.75%) Java Developer
3 3041 (10.95%) Senior Developer
4 2173 (7.82%) Software Engineer
5 2009 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1904 (6.85%) Analyst
7 1898 (6.83%) Architect
8 1425 (5.13%) Software Developer
9 1043 (3.76%) Consultant
10 991 (3.57%) Junior
11 942 (3.39%) Graduate
12 784 (2.82%) Tester
13 778 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
14 705 (2.54%) Junior Developer
15 702 (2.53%) Web Developer
16 691 (2.49%) Applications Support
17 632 (2.28%) Programmer
18 556 (2.00%) Lead Developer
19 555 (2.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
20 541 (1.95%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6478 (23.32%) HTML
2 6387 (22.99%) Spring
3 4634 (16.68%) Web Services
4 4431 (15.95%) .NET
5 4387 (15.79%) CSS
6 4361 (15.70%) XML
7 4122 (14.84%) J2EE
8 3570 (12.85%) Hibernate
9 2507 (9.03%) jQuery
10 2465 (8.87%) REST
11 2174 (7.83%) HTML5
12 1887 (6.79%) SOAP
13 1640 (5.90%) Java EE
14 1556 (5.60%) AngularJS
15 1551 (5.58%) RESTful
16 1520 (5.47%) JSON
17 1490 (5.36%) JSP
18 1096 (3.95%) Middleware
19 1049 (3.78%) JMS
20 1046 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3779 (13.61%) Computer Science
2 2141 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1238 (4.46%) Mathematics
4 993 (3.58%) Mobile App
5 883 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 859 (3.09%) User Experience
7 852 (3.07%) Algorithms
8 718 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 678 (2.44%) Data Structures
10 648 (2.33%) Derivative
11 600 (2.16%) Equities
12 461 (1.66%) Management Information System
13 426 (1.53%) Fixed Income
14 424 (1.53%) Client/Server
15 378 (1.36%) Physics
16 350 (1.26%) Hedge funds
17 330 (1.19%) Visualisation
18 301 (1.08%) Online Games
19 281 (1.01%) Statistics
20 254 (0.91%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5993 (21.58%) Linux
2 3622 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2930 (10.55%) Windows
4 1756 (6.32%) Android
5 1204 (4.33%) Apple iOS
6 442 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 415 (1.49%) Solaris
8 308 (1.11%) CentOS
9 274 (0.99%) Ubuntu
10 184 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 174 (0.63%) AIX
12 142 (0.51%) Debian
13 123 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 104 (0.37%) Mac OS X
15 97 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 95 (0.34%) Windows 7
17 76 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
18 65 (0.23%) Windows XP
19 64 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
20 60 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12259 (44.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5009 (18.03%) TDD
3 4922 (17.72%) Software Engineering
4 4216 (15.18%) OO
5 4012 (14.44%) Scrum
6 2887 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
7 2764 (9.95%) E-Commerce
8 2665 (9.59%) SDLC
9 2223 (8.00%) MVC
10 2203 (7.93%) BDD
11 1944 (7.00%) Multithreading
12 1927 (6.94%) SOA
13 1925 (6.93%) Open Source
14 1695 (6.10%) Mentoring
15 1560 (5.62%) DevOps
15 1560 (5.62%) Unit Testing
16 1250 (4.50%) Analytics
17 1232 (4.44%) Web Development
18 1211 (4.36%) OOP
19 1190 (4.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9053 (32.59%) SQL
2 7353 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 5392 (19.41%) C#
4 4089 (14.72%) C++
5 3735 (13.45%) Python
6 2178 (7.84%) PHP
7 1892 (6.81%) Ruby
8 1735 (6.25%) Scala
9 1686 (6.07%) C
10 1542 (5.55%) Perl
11 1406 (5.06%) PL/SQL
12 903 (3.25%) Bash Shell
13 849 (3.06%) Shell Script
14 691 (2.49%) Groovy
15 509 (1.83%) Objective-C
16 495 (1.78%) VB
17 413 (1.49%) T-SQL
18 342 (1.23%) VB.NET
19 321 (1.16%) Clojure
20 296 (1.07%) R
Qualifications
1 5766 (20.76%) Degree
2 693 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 455 (1.64%) ISEB
4 385 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 335 (1.21%) PhD
6 317 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 233 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 156 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 143 (0.51%) Sun Certification
10 126 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 80 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
12 65 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
13 64 (0.23%) CISSP
14 63 (0.23%) PMI Certification
15 58 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
16 54 (0.19%) HND
17 51 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 46 (0.17%) CCNA
19 40 (0.14%) OCP
20 39 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2431 (8.75%) QA
2 219 (0.79%) SLA
3 93 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 76 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 54 (0.19%) HL7
6 46 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 44 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 41 (0.15%) EMIR
9 31 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 29 (0.10%) Data Quality
11 21 (0.076%) MiFID
12 15 (0.054%) ISO 14001
13 14 (0.050%) WCAG
13 14 (0.050%) COBIT
14 11 (0.040%) Basel III
15 7 (0.025%) HIPAA
16 6 (0.022%) DO-178B
16 6 (0.022%) Section 508
16 6 (0.022%) TickIT
16 6 (0.022%) GCP
System Software
1 516 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 304 (1.09%) Docker
3 191 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
4 170 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 133 (0.48%) Xen
6 126 (0.45%) KVM
7 107 (0.39%) HDFS
8 101 (0.36%) Hyper-V
9 82 (0.30%) NFS
10 79 (0.28%) Varnish
11 68 (0.24%) SRDF
12 59 (0.21%) XenServer
12 59 (0.21%) VirtualBox
13 53 (0.19%) LXC
14 51 (0.18%) Apache Flume
15 50 (0.18%) iptables
16 44 (0.16%) Firmware
17 40 (0.14%) Postfix
18 38 (0.14%) vSphere
19 35 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1111 (4.00%) Puppet
2 897 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 426 (1.53%) Ansible
4 290 (1.04%) Nagios
5 144 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 139 (0.50%) Vagrant
7 123 (0.44%) ZABBIX
8 122 (0.44%) Salt
9 74 (0.27%) Graphite
10 72 (0.26%) Tivoli
11 67 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 64 (0.23%) logstash
13 60 (0.22%) Kibana
14 56 (0.20%) Data Guard
15 50 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
16 42 (0.15%) HAProxy
17 38 (0.14%) Kubernetes
18 34 (0.12%) Nessus
19 31 (0.11%) Oozie
19 31 (0.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6226 (22.42%) Oracle
2 1626 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 1039 (3.74%) IBM
4 713 (2.57%) VMware
5 688 (2.48%) Google
6 671 (2.42%) Red Hat
7 615 (2.21%) Sybase
8 571 (2.06%) SAP
9 550 (1.98%) hybris
10 386 (1.39%) TIBCO
11 364 (1.31%) HP
12 321 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 317 (1.14%) Adobe
14 296 (1.07%) Cisco
15 277 (1.00%) ATG
16 200 (0.72%) Sun
17 179 (0.64%) Splunk
18 175 (0.63%) Informatica
19 149 (0.54%) Facebook
20 148 (0.53%) Atlassian
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 58 minutes ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens- equity, pension + more
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + bens- equity, pension + more
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £140000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Manifestly Important
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Life + Pen
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits package, free parking
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday