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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 13692 13857 15976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.15% 13.38% 14.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.09% 26.11% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11668 11728 13395
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
50545 53077 59106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.24% 51.24% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44127 45529 50304
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 +1 7044 £60,000 - 926
South East -1 2340 £49,000 +3.15% 286
East of England +1 1003 £45,000 - 134
South West +2 915 £45,000 +12.50% 130
Yorkshire +1 790 £45,000 +5.88% 149
North West +5 667 £42,500 - 180
West Midlands +6 570 £44,000 +3.52% 79
East Midlands -2 316 £40,000 - 53
North East -9 68 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Midlands -6 3 £35,000 -39.13% 4
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 12903 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8276 (30.43%) SQL
3 7678 (28.23%) JavaScript
4 6436 (23.66%) Finance
5 6099 (22.42%) HTML
6 6006 (22.08%) Spring
7 5929 (21.80%) Degree
8 5518 (20.29%) Linux
9 5348 (19.66%) Software Engineering
10 5333 (19.61%) TDD
11 5137 (18.89%) Oracle
12 5088 (18.71%) C#
13 4761 (17.50%) Web Services
14 4573 (16.81%) CSS
15 4461 (16.40%) Python
16 4313 (15.86%) Scrum
17 4093 (15.05%) C++
18 4089 (15.03%) OO
19 4020 (14.78%) Computer Science
20 4004 (14.72%) .NET
21 3973 (14.61%) XML
22 3461 (12.72%) J2EE
23 3282 (12.07%) Hibernate
24 3278 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
25 3023 (11.11%) Git (software)
26 3006 (11.05%) Unix
27 2908 (10.69%) SQL Server
28 2813 (10.34%) MySQL
29 2605 (9.58%) Windows
30 2587 (9.51%) REST

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2184 (8.03%) Tomcat
2 1535 (5.64%) Apache
3 1433 (5.27%) Node.js
4 1381 (5.08%) JBoss
5 1031 (3.79%) WebSphere
6 964 (3.54%) Apache Spark
7 851 (3.13%) WebLogic
8 748 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
9 472 (1.74%) CMS
10 413 (1.52%) IIS
11 400 (1.47%) Apache Solr
12 349 (1.28%) Confluence
13 338 (1.24%) Apache Pig
14 312 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
15 283 (1.04%) Mule
16 260 (0.96%) SharePoint
17 259 (0.95%) GlassFish
18 228 (0.84%) OpenStack
19 225 (0.83%) nginx
20 199 (0.73%) Jetty
Applications
1 789 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 232 (0.85%) MS Office
3 142 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 111 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 67 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 59 (0.22%) SPSS
7 49 (0.18%) MS Project
8 40 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 25 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
10 22 (0.081%) S-PLUS
11 21 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 21 (0.077%) Gliffy
11 21 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
12 20 (0.074%) GIMP
13 19 (0.070%) Mathematica
14 18 (0.066%) InfoPath
15 17 (0.063%) HipChat
16 11 (0.040%) GNU Octave
17 8 (0.029%) Weka
18 6 (0.022%) Maple
Business Applications
1 189 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 99 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 94 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 66 (0.24%) Magento
5 46 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 39 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 39 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 33 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
8 32 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
9 30 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 29 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 29 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 27 (0.099%) Eloqua
11 27 (0.099%) Temenos T24
12 25 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
13 23 (0.085%) BASE24
13 23 (0.085%) Oracle 11i
14 20 (0.074%) SAP HCM
15 19 (0.070%) Adobe Campaign
16 16 (0.059%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1873 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
2 928 (3.41%) SaaS
3 534 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 386 (1.42%) GitHub
5 326 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 290 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 220 (0.81%) IaaS
8 211 (0.78%) PaaS
9 147 (0.54%) Force.com
10 124 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 124 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 103 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 73 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 61 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 57 (0.21%) Heroku
14 57 (0.21%) OpenShift
15 51 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 48 (0.18%) Google App Engine
17 44 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 44 (0.16%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 735 (2.70%) HTTP
2 709 (2.61%) Internet
3 545 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 404 (1.49%) Firewall
5 318 (1.17%) DNS
6 221 (0.81%) LDAP
6 221 (0.81%) SSL
7 149 (0.55%) SAN
8 120 (0.44%) Network Security
9 95 (0.35%) LAN
10 91 (0.33%) WAN
11 75 (0.28%) Multicast
12 72 (0.26%) VPN
13 68 (0.25%) HTTPS
13 68 (0.25%) Wireless
14 66 (0.24%) Intranet
15 65 (0.24%) AMQP
16 64 (0.24%) FTP
17 59 (0.22%) VLAN
18 57 (0.21%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2908 (10.69%) SQL Server
2 2813 (10.34%) MySQL
3 2543 (9.35%) Big Data
4 2522 (9.27%) NoSQL
5 1989 (7.31%) Relational Database
6 1905 (7.00%) Hadoop
7 1750 (6.43%) MongoDB
8 1006 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
9 927 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 907 (3.33%) Oracle Database
11 868 (3.19%) RDBMS
12 598 (2.20%) Apache Hive
13 420 (1.54%) DB2
14 403 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
15 361 (1.33%) Redis
16 350 (1.29%) HBase
17 323 (1.19%) Data Mining
18 292 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 221 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
20 220 (0.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3023 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2493 (9.17%) Maven
3 2491 (9.16%) Jenkins
4 2318 (8.52%) JUnit
5 2099 (7.72%) Selenium
6 1578 (5.80%) JIRA
7 1494 (5.49%) Subversion
8 1359 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 1271 (4.67%) Eclipse
10 854 (3.14%) Ant
11 793 (2.92%) WebDriver
12 621 (2.28%) Gradle
13 524 (1.93%) Mockito
14 442 (1.63%) Hudson
15 412 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 357 (1.31%) TeamCity
17 332 (1.22%) JMeter
18 323 (1.19%) Visual Studio
19 300 (1.10%) TestNG
20 292 (1.07%) IntelliJ
General
1 6436 (23.66%) Finance
2 1984 (7.29%) Banking
3 1336 (4.91%) Telecoms
4 1204 (4.43%) Games
5 1157 (4.25%) Retail
6 921 (3.39%) Front Office
7 831 (3.06%) Marketing
8 590 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 358 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 356 (1.31%) Advertising
11 321 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 315 (1.16%) Law
13 297 (1.09%) Publishing
14 274 (1.01%) Electronics
15 202 (0.74%) Back Office
16 195 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
17 191 (0.70%) Legal
18 134 (0.49%) Aerospace
19 131 (0.48%) Billing
20 122 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14973 (55.05%) Developer
2 9801 (36.03%) Java Developer
3 3047 (11.20%) Senior Developer
4 2258 (8.30%) Senior Java Developer
5 2063 (7.58%) Software Engineer
6 1980 (7.28%) Architect
7 1828 (6.72%) Java Engineer
8 1670 (6.14%) Analyst
9 1426 (5.24%) Software Developer
10 1119 (4.11%) Lead Developer
11 1029 (3.78%) Agile Developer
12 1001 (3.68%) JavaScript Developer
13 971 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
14 964 (3.54%) Consultant
15 961 (3.53%) Graduate
16 938 (3.45%) C# Developer
17 937 (3.44%) Junior
18 903 (3.32%) Java Software Developer
19 901 (3.31%) Agile Java Developer
20 737 (2.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6099 (22.42%) HTML
2 6006 (22.08%) Spring
3 4761 (17.50%) Web Services
4 4573 (16.81%) CSS
5 4004 (14.72%) .NET
6 3973 (14.61%) XML
7 3461 (12.72%) J2EE
8 3282 (12.07%) Hibernate
9 2587 (9.51%) REST
10 2340 (8.60%) jQuery
11 2316 (8.51%) HTML5
12 2186 (8.04%) AngularJS
13 2107 (7.75%) SOAP
14 2080 (7.65%) RESTful
15 1903 (7.00%) Java EE
16 1781 (6.55%) JSON
17 1401 (5.15%) JSP
18 1339 (4.92%) JMS
19 1141 (4.19%) Ajax
20 1071 (3.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4020 (14.78%) Computer Science
2 2012 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 1505 (5.53%) Mathematics
4 1062 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 1035 (3.81%) Algorithms
6 944 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
7 932 (3.43%) User Experience
8 651 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 578 (2.13%) Fintech
10 573 (2.11%) Data Structures
11 501 (1.84%) Visualisation
12 486 (1.79%) Hedge funds
13 465 (1.71%) Equities
14 455 (1.67%) Management Information System
15 419 (1.54%) Physics
16 315 (1.16%) Derivative
17 282 (1.04%) Statistics
18 268 (0.99%) iPad
19 255 (0.94%) Client/Server
20 253 (0.93%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5518 (20.29%) Linux
2 3006 (11.05%) Unix
3 2605 (9.58%) Windows
4 2009 (7.39%) Android
5 1431 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 450 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 383 (1.41%) CentOS
8 362 (1.33%) Windows Server
9 255 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 230 (0.85%) Solaris
11 173 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 118 (0.43%) AIX
13 115 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 87 (0.32%) Debian
15 85 (0.31%) Windows Phone
15 85 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 79 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
17 57 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
18 43 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
19 41 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12903 (47.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5348 (19.66%) Software Engineering
3 5333 (19.61%) TDD
4 4313 (15.86%) Scrum
5 4089 (15.03%) OO
6 3278 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
7 2442 (8.98%) BDD
8 2408 (8.85%) Open Source
9 2404 (8.84%) E-Commerce
10 2111 (7.76%) SDLC
11 1944 (7.15%) Multithreading
12 1930 (7.10%) SOA
13 1898 (6.98%) MVC
14 1852 (6.81%) DevOps
15 1750 (6.43%) Web Development
16 1682 (6.18%) Mentoring
17 1630 (5.99%) Unit Testing
18 1491 (5.48%) OOP
19 1443 (5.31%) Analytics
20 1303 (4.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8276 (30.43%) SQL
2 7678 (28.23%) JavaScript
3 5088 (18.71%) C#
4 4461 (16.40%) Python
5 4093 (15.05%) C++
6 2330 (8.57%) PHP
7 2214 (8.14%) Ruby
8 2086 (7.67%) Scala
9 1713 (6.30%) C
10 1421 (5.22%) Perl
11 1039 (3.82%) PL/SQL
12 839 (3.08%) Bash Shell
13 711 (2.61%) Shell Script
14 683 (2.51%) Objective-C
15 627 (2.31%) Groovy
16 469 (1.72%) R
17 431 (1.58%) T-SQL
18 386 (1.42%) VB.NET
19 323 (1.19%) Clojure
20 310 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 5929 (21.80%) Degree
2 1039 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 575 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 461 (1.69%) PhD
5 401 (1.47%) ISEB
6 383 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 373 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 162 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 132 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 117 (0.43%) Sun Certification
11 110 (0.40%) CREST Certified
12 75 (0.28%) CISSP
13 73 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
14 63 (0.23%) GIAC
14 63 (0.23%) MCSE
14 63 (0.23%) SANS
15 62 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
16 59 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
17 58 (0.21%) PMI Certification
18 54 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2580 (9.49%) QA
2 227 (0.83%) SLA
3 171 (0.63%) SDET
4 91 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 56 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 43 (0.16%) HL7
7 39 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 26 (0.096%) ISO20022
9 22 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 7816
10 21 (0.077%) ISO15022
11 16 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 16 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.040%) COBIT
12 11 (0.040%) ISO 8583
12 11 (0.040%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.040%) SEPA
13 8 (0.029%) DICOM
13 8 (0.029%) SNOMED CT
14 6 (0.022%) ISO 14001
14 6 (0.022%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 799 (2.94%) Docker
2 448 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 267 (0.98%) HDFS
4 230 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 128 (0.47%) Apache Flume
6 115 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 114 (0.42%) Xen
8 100 (0.37%) KVM
9 59 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 57 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
11 56 (0.21%) Firmware
12 54 (0.20%) VirtualBox
13 52 (0.19%) NFS
14 51 (0.19%) vSphere
15 43 (0.16%) iptables
15 43 (0.16%) VMware ESX
16 37 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
17 33 (0.12%) Postfix
17 33 (0.12%) Squid
18 29 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1325 (4.87%) Puppet
2 818 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
3 603 (2.22%) Ansible
4 213 (0.78%) Nagios
5 174 (0.64%) Salt
6 127 (0.47%) Mesos
7 121 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
8 104 (0.38%) Kubernetes
9 100 (0.37%) Oozie
10 89 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
11 79 (0.29%) Kibana
12 77 (0.28%) CFEngine
13 76 (0.28%) ZABBIX
14 75 (0.28%) Nessus
15 72 (0.26%) logstash
16 59 (0.22%) Nmap
17 57 (0.21%) Control-M
18 51 (0.19%) Graphite
19 42 (0.15%) HAProxy
19 42 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5137 (18.89%) Oracle
2 1411 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 880 (3.24%) IBM
4 709 (2.61%) Google
5 619 (2.28%) SAP
6 565 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 550 (2.02%) VMware
8 478 (1.76%) hybris
9 387 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
10 379 (1.39%) TIBCO
11 352 (1.29%) Adobe
12 345 (1.27%) Sybase
13 270 (0.99%) HP
14 235 (0.86%) Atlassian
15 215 (0.79%) ATG
16 197 (0.72%) Informatica
17 180 (0.66%) MuleSoft
18 167 (0.61%) Apple
19 166 (0.61%) Cisco
20 159 (0.58%) Facebook
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
North London
Intelletec
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brierley Hill, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 12 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £90000 - £115000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago