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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 14111 14195 17092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.19% 14.22% 15.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.95% 26.75% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11763 12108 14746
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 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
54387 53071 59277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.85% 53.18% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46010 46173 52391
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 7313 £55,000 -4.34% 832
South East -2 2269 £45,000 - 265
East of England +3 1013 £42,500 +6.25% 135
South West -1 986 £40,000 +6.66% 103
Yorkshire +5 867 £40,000 +6.66% 123
North West -3 726 £42,500 +13.33% 150
West Midlands -3 424 £40,000 - 45
East Midlands -2 395 £38,500 -1.28% 43
North East 0 132 £31,000 -17.33% 37
Midlands +7 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11872 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9620 (31.51%) SQL
3 7841 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 7204 (23.60%) HTML
5 6962 (22.80%) Linux
6 6815 (22.32%) Finance
7 6636 (21.74%) Oracle
8 6613 (21.66%) Spring
9 6349 (20.80%) Degree
10 5734 (18.78%) C#
11 5630 (18.44%) OO
12 5327 (17.45%) XML
13 5133 (16.81%) J2EE
14 5087 (16.66%) Software Engineering
15 5083 (16.65%) .NET
16 5047 (16.53%) CSS
17 4889 (16.01%) C++
18 4691 (15.37%) TDD
19 4562 (14.94%) Web Services
20 4432 (14.52%) UNIX
21 4352 (14.26%) Computer Science
22 4255 (13.94%) Scrum
23 3919 (12.84%) Hibernate
24 3663 (12.00%) SQL Server
25 3517 (11.52%) Python
26 3361 (11.01%) MySQL
27 3316 (10.86%) E-Commerce
28 3214 (10.53%) Windows
29 3145 (10.30%) Tomcat
30 2796 (9.16%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3145 (10.30%) Tomcat
2 2331 (7.64%) Apache
3 1439 (4.71%) WebSphere
4 1236 (4.05%) WebLogic
5 800 (2.62%) IIS
6 740 (2.42%) Node.js
7 702 (2.30%) CMS
8 437 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 415 (1.36%) Apache Solr
10 359 (1.18%) SharePoint
11 264 (0.86%) GlassFish
12 257 (0.84%) Adobe CQ
13 247 (0.81%) Confluence
14 244 (0.80%) Jetty
15 239 (0.78%) Drupal
16 227 (0.74%) nginx
17 214 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
18 201 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
19 192 (0.63%) MQSeries
20 189 (0.62%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1230 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 280 (0.92%) MS Office
3 198 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 114 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 91 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 86 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 80 (0.26%) SPSS
8 43 (0.14%) MS Project
9 38 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.056%) 3ds Max
11 13 (0.043%) Fireworks
11 13 (0.043%) CPLEX
11 13 (0.043%) Weka
12 12 (0.039%) NASTRAN
12 12 (0.039%) Mathematica
13 11 (0.036%) Maya
14 10 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
14 10 (0.033%) FastStats
14 10 (0.033%) Blender
15 7 (0.023%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 242 (0.79%) Magento
2 142 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
3 122 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 109 (0.36%) Fredhopper
5 102 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 77 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 66 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
8 62 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
9 60 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 55 (0.18%) RMDS
11 49 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
12 41 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
13 34 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
13 34 (0.11%) Maximo
14 31 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
15 30 (0.098%) Oracle Retail
16 29 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
17 28 (0.092%) WebTrends
18 23 (0.075%) Summit
19 22 (0.072%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 705 (2.31%) SaaS
2 599 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 294 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 182 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 137 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 132 (0.43%) GitHub
7 112 (0.37%) IaaS
8 107 (0.35%) Force.com
8 107 (0.35%) PaaS
9 65 (0.21%) Google Apps
10 57 (0.19%) Amazon S3
11 50 (0.16%) Joyent
12 39 (0.13%) Google App Engine
13 37 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
14 31 (0.10%) ElastiCache
14 31 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 26 (0.085%) Basecamp
16 17 (0.056%) Rackspace Cloud
16 17 (0.056%) Heroku
17 14 (0.046%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1316 (4.31%) HTTP
2 1251 (4.10%) Internet
3 882 (2.89%) TCP/IP
4 431 (1.41%) Firewall
5 420 (1.38%) DNS
6 302 (0.99%) LDAP
7 262 (0.86%) SAN
8 249 (0.82%) SSL
9 188 (0.62%) FTP
10 165 (0.54%) SMTP
11 143 (0.47%) WAN
12 126 (0.41%) Intranet
13 125 (0.41%) DHCP
14 123 (0.40%) VPN
14 123 (0.40%) LAN
15 111 (0.36%) VoIP
15 111 (0.36%) Wireless
16 104 (0.34%) SNMP
17 103 (0.34%) SSH
18 92 (0.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3663 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3361 (11.01%) MySQL
3 2429 (7.96%) Relational Database
4 1899 (6.22%) Big Data
5 1566 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 1465 (4.80%) Hadoop
7 1182 (3.87%) RDBMS
8 1169 (3.83%) Oracle Database
9 1127 (3.69%) MongoDB
10 757 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
11 653 (2.14%) DB2
12 560 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 519 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
14 441 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 378 (1.24%) Apache Hive
16 361 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 349 (1.14%) HBase
18 338 (1.11%) Redis
19 311 (1.02%) Data Mining
20 290 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2494 (8.17%) Maven
2 2249 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 2228 (7.30%) JUnit
4 2095 (6.86%) Subversion
5 1978 (6.48%) Selenium
6 1789 (5.86%) Eclipse
7 1629 (5.34%) Jenkins
8 1136 (3.72%) Ant
9 1057 (3.46%) JIRA
10 876 (2.87%) Cucumber
11 752 (2.46%) WebDriver
12 646 (2.12%) Hudson
13 524 (1.72%) Visual Studio
14 346 (1.13%) Mockito
15 289 (0.95%) JMeter
16 264 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
17 239 (0.78%) SoapUI
18 232 (0.76%) TestNG
19 228 (0.75%) TeamCity
20 223 (0.73%) JBehave
General
1 6815 (22.32%) Finance
2 2738 (8.97%) Banking
3 1564 (5.12%) Retail
4 1404 (4.60%) Front Office
5 1164 (3.81%) Games
6 1144 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 1057 (3.46%) Investment Banking
8 1007 (3.30%) Marketing
9 512 (1.68%) Publishing
10 482 (1.58%) Advertising
11 395 (1.29%) Financial Institution
12 377 (1.23%) Back Office
13 312 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 224 (0.73%) Legal
15 182 (0.60%) Automotive
16 171 (0.56%) Electronics
17 159 (0.52%) Law
18 151 (0.49%) French Language
19 134 (0.44%) Billing
20 100 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16849 (55.19%) Developer
2 9368 (30.69%) Java Developer
3 3178 (10.41%) Senior Developer
4 2542 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2077 (6.80%) Architect
6 2063 (6.76%) Software Engineer
6 2063 (6.76%) Senior Java Developer
7 1669 (5.47%) Software Developer
8 1354 (4.44%) Consultant
9 982 (3.22%) Graduate
10 977 (3.20%) Web Developer
11 957 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 882 (2.89%) Junior
12 882 (2.89%) Programmer
13 826 (2.71%) Applications Support
14 729 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
15 698 (2.29%) Support Analyst
16 682 (2.23%) Tester
17 680 (2.23%) Lead Developer
18 662 (2.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7204 (23.60%) HTML
2 6613 (21.66%) Spring
3 5327 (17.45%) XML
4 5133 (16.81%) J2EE
5 5083 (16.65%) .NET
6 5047 (16.53%) CSS
7 4562 (14.94%) Web Services
8 3919 (12.84%) Hibernate
9 2796 (9.16%) jQuery
10 2409 (7.89%) HTML5
11 2081 (6.82%) SOAP
12 1999 (6.55%) JSP
13 1749 (5.73%) REST
14 1717 (5.62%) Java EE
15 1678 (5.50%) Ajax
16 1477 (4.84%) JSON
17 1298 (4.25%) RESTful
18 1218 (3.99%) JMS
19 1182 (3.87%) ASP.NET
20 1159 (3.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4352 (14.26%) Computer Science
2 2124 (6.96%) Open Source
3 1961 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 1713 (5.61%) Mathematics
5 1236 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 1181 (3.87%) User Experience
7 1107 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
8 967 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 691 (2.26%) Derivative
10 611 (2.00%) Physics
11 551 (1.80%) Equities
12 457 (1.50%) Client/Server
13 439 (1.44%) Fixed Income
14 425 (1.39%) Visualisation
15 406 (1.33%) Hedge funds
16 401 (1.31%) Social Media
17 362 (1.19%) Clustering
18 346 (1.13%) iPhone
19 336 (1.10%) Statistics
20 334 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6962 (22.80%) Linux
2 4432 (14.52%) UNIX
3 3214 (10.53%) Windows
4 2178 (7.13%) Android
5 1552 (5.08%) Apple iOS
6 726 (2.38%) Solaris
7 492 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 310 (1.02%) CentOS
9 276 (0.90%) Ubuntu
10 244 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 201 (0.66%) AIX
12 198 (0.65%) Debian
13 177 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 144 (0.47%) Windows Phone
15 140 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 81 (0.27%) Windows 7
17 77 (0.25%) HPUX
18 68 (0.22%) Windows XP
19 55 (0.18%) Fedora
20 54 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11872 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5630 (18.44%) OO
3 5087 (16.66%) Software Engineering
4 4691 (15.37%) TDD
5 4255 (13.94%) Scrum
6 3316 (10.86%) E-Commerce
7 2596 (8.50%) MVC
8 2441 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 2345 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
10 1902 (6.23%) SOA
11 1797 (5.89%) BDD
12 1749 (5.73%) Mentoring
13 1736 (5.69%) OOP
14 1550 (5.08%) Unit Testing
15 1508 (4.94%) Web Development
16 1424 (4.66%) Project Management
17 1355 (4.44%) UML
18 1210 (3.96%) Analytics
19 1191 (3.90%) Android Development
20 1185 (3.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9620 (31.51%) SQL
2 7841 (25.68%) JavaScript
3 5734 (18.78%) C#
4 4889 (16.01%) C++
5 3517 (11.52%) Python
6 2763 (9.05%) PHP
7 2145 (7.03%) C
8 2025 (6.63%) Ruby
9 1921 (6.29%) Perl
10 1197 (3.92%) Scala
11 1137 (3.72%) PL/SQL
12 989 (3.24%) Shell Script
13 906 (2.97%) Bash Shell
14 760 (2.49%) Objective-C
15 712 (2.33%) VB
16 531 (1.74%) Groovy
17 472 (1.55%) T-SQL
18 454 (1.49%) VB.NET
19 366 (1.20%) R
20 359 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6349 (20.80%) Degree
2 900 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 541 (1.77%) PhD
4 494 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 376 (1.23%) ISEB
6 230 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 212 (0.69%) ISTQB
8 173 (0.57%) Sun Certification
9 122 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 115 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 81 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 69 (0.23%) CISSP
13 67 (0.22%) HND
14 63 (0.21%) PMI Certification
15 53 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
16 51 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
17 50 (0.16%) OCPJP
18 45 (0.15%) PMP
18 45 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 44 (0.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2503 (8.20%) QA
2 232 (0.76%) SLA
3 214 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 196 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 62 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 53 (0.17%) ISO 8583
7 35 (0.11%) HL7
8 29 (0.095%) COBIT
9 27 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 22 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.049%) EMIR
11 15 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
12 14 (0.046%) WAI
12 14 (0.046%) TickIT
13 13 (0.043%) ISO 9000
13 13 (0.043%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.033%) WCAG
15 8 (0.026%) DO-178B
15 8 (0.026%) Basel III
15 8 (0.026%) Solvency II
System Software
1 439 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 185 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 105 (0.34%) HDFS
4 100 (0.33%) NFS
5 96 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 87 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
7 86 (0.28%) Varnish
8 80 (0.26%) vSphere
9 76 (0.25%) KVM
10 66 (0.22%) VMware ESX
11 64 (0.21%) Hyper-V
12 47 (0.15%) Xen
13 34 (0.11%) Samba
14 30 (0.098%) vCloud
14 30 (0.098%) Apache Flume
15 29 (0.095%) XenApp
16 28 (0.092%) Postfix
17 26 (0.085%) Docker
18 20 (0.066%) SRDF
19 17 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 909 (2.98%) Puppet
2 685 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 314 (1.03%) Nagios
4 122 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 122 (0.40%) Ansible
5 89 (0.29%) logstash
5 89 (0.29%) ZABBIX
6 81 (0.27%) Vagrant
7 70 (0.23%) Opsview
8 49 (0.16%) HAProxy
9 48 (0.16%) Zenoss
9 48 (0.16%) Salt
10 40 (0.13%) Munin
11 39 (0.13%) Ganglia
11 39 (0.13%) Control-M
12 32 (0.10%) StatsD
13 30 (0.098%) NetBackup
14 29 (0.095%) Cacti
14 29 (0.095%) Kibana
15 27 (0.088%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6636 (21.74%) Oracle
2 1976 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 1631 (5.34%) JBoss
4 971 (3.18%) Google
5 864 (2.83%) IBM
6 772 (2.53%) Red Hat
7 752 (2.46%) SAP
8 640 (2.10%) VMware
9 639 (2.09%) Sybase
10 574 (1.88%) hybris
11 547 (1.79%) TIBCO
12 511 (1.67%) Adobe
13 327 (1.07%) Sun
14 320 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
15 316 (1.04%) HP
16 315 (1.03%) Facebook
17 293 (0.96%) Cisco
18 223 (0.73%) Zend
19 222 (0.73%) JD Edwards
20 213 (0.70%) ATG
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + including bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + pension, life/health insurance
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday