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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 13580 12805 14544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.38% 12.90% 14.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.34% 25.61% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11614 10828 12063
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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
49675 49999 52579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 52.60% 50.37% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 43290 43301 44512
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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 +3 6854 £60,000 - 889
South East -1 2419 £47,500 +5.55% 258
South West +3 1010 £41,500 +6.41% 155
East of England 0 972 £42,500 -5.55% 93
Yorkshire +1 761 £45,000 +5.88% 113
North West +5 590 £45,000 +5.88% 137
West Midlands +10 505 £45,000 +12.50% 100
East Midlands +6 404 £38,500 -3.75% 42
North East -1 71 £37,500 -1.31% 25
Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 13297 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8939 (31.67%) SQL
3 7945 (28.15%) JavaScript
4 6951 (24.63%) Finance
5 6447 (22.84%) HTML
6 6445 (22.83%) Spring
7 5933 (21.02%) Degree
8 5714 (20.24%) Linux
9 5572 (19.74%) TDD
10 5515 (19.54%) Oracle
11 5512 (19.53%) Software Engineering
12 5404 (19.15%) C#
13 5086 (18.02%) Web Services
14 4690 (16.62%) CSS
15 4405 (15.61%) OO
16 4351 (15.41%) Python
17 4325 (15.32%) XML
18 4277 (15.15%) Scrum
19 4155 (14.72%) .NET
20 4131 (14.64%) Computer Science
21 4096 (14.51%) C++
22 3912 (13.86%) J2EE
23 3678 (13.03%) Hibernate
24 3490 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
25 3182 (11.27%) Unix
26 2969 (10.52%) SQL Server
27 2843 (10.07%) Git (software)
28 2783 (9.86%) Windows
29 2756 (9.76%) MySQL
30 2701 (9.57%) REST

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 2219 (7.86%) Tomcat
2 1696 (6.01%) Apache
3 1422 (5.04%) Node.js
4 1414 (5.01%) JBoss
5 996 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 901 (3.19%) WebLogic
7 726 (2.57%) Apache Spark
8 678 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
9 497 (1.76%) CMS
10 446 (1.58%) IIS
11 413 (1.46%) Apache Solr
12 377 (1.34%) Apache Pig
13 350 (1.24%) Confluence
14 309 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
15 268 (0.95%) Mule
16 264 (0.94%) GlassFish
16 264 (0.94%) SharePoint
17 220 (0.78%) nginx
18 204 (0.72%) Jetty
19 202 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 808 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 267 (0.95%) MS Office
3 123 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 102 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 74 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 57 (0.20%) SPSS
7 44 (0.16%) MS Project
8 30 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 23 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
10 21 (0.074%) Mathematica
11 19 (0.067%) HipChat
12 18 (0.064%) GIMP
13 14 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 14 (0.050%) GNU Octave
14 13 (0.046%) S-PLUS
15 12 (0.043%) InfoPath
16 9 (0.032%) Weka
17 8 (0.028%) 3ds Max
17 8 (0.028%) Simulink
18 7 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 186 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 125 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
3 85 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
4 78 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 48 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 43 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 39 (0.14%) Magento
8 37 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 36 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 34 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
11 30 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
11 30 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 28 (0.099%) Oracle 11i
13 26 (0.092%) Temenos T24
14 25 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
14 25 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
15 22 (0.078%) SAP CRM
16 21 (0.074%) thinkFolio
17 20 (0.071%) BASE24
17 20 (0.071%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1668 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 903 (3.20%) SaaS
3 391 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 322 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 285 (1.01%) GitHub
6 251 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
7 249 (0.88%) IaaS
8 191 (0.68%) PaaS
9 170 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
10 129 (0.46%) Force.com
11 89 (0.32%) Google App Engine
12 82 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 80 (0.28%) Amazon S3
14 74 (0.26%) Heroku
15 68 (0.24%) Joyent
16 55 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 53 (0.19%) OpenShift
18 48 (0.17%) iPaaS
19 43 (0.15%) Google Analytics
20 35 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 791 (2.80%) HTTP
2 754 (2.67%) Internet
3 568 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 447 (1.58%) Firewall
5 299 (1.06%) DNS
6 231 (0.82%) LDAP
7 185 (0.66%) SSL
8 137 (0.49%) WAN
9 129 (0.46%) SAN
10 128 (0.45%) LAN
11 93 (0.33%) Intranet
12 85 (0.30%) Network Security
13 78 (0.28%) HTTPS
14 77 (0.27%) VPN
15 73 (0.26%) FTP
16 72 (0.26%) Multicast
16 72 (0.26%) SSH
17 66 (0.23%) AMQP
17 66 (0.23%) Broadband
18 65 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2969 (10.52%) SQL Server
2 2756 (9.76%) MySQL
3 2511 (8.90%) Big Data
4 2491 (8.83%) NoSQL
5 2023 (7.17%) Relational Database
6 1797 (6.37%) Hadoop
7 1764 (6.25%) MongoDB
8 1019 (3.61%) Oracle Database
9 917 (3.25%) RDBMS
10 855 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 826 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
12 607 (2.15%) Apache Hive
13 445 (1.58%) DB2
14 442 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
15 346 (1.23%) HBase
16 342 (1.21%) Redis
17 290 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 273 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
19 272 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 260 (0.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2843 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 2636 (9.34%) Maven
3 2352 (8.33%) JUnit
4 2345 (8.31%) Jenkins
5 2323 (8.23%) Selenium
6 1684 (5.97%) Subversion
7 1519 (5.38%) Eclipse
8 1474 (5.22%) JIRA
9 1256 (4.45%) Cucumber
10 895 (3.17%) WebDriver
11 888 (3.15%) Ant
12 558 (1.98%) Gradle
13 496 (1.76%) Mockito
14 458 (1.62%) Hudson
15 403 (1.43%) TeamCity
16 373 (1.32%) Visual Studio
17 343 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 342 (1.21%) JMeter
19 323 (1.14%) IntelliJ
20 319 (1.13%) HP UFT
General
1 6951 (24.63%) Finance
2 2143 (7.59%) Banking
3 1319 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 1245 (4.41%) Games
5 1194 (4.23%) Front Office
6 1146 (4.06%) Retail
7 834 (2.95%) Marketing
8 671 (2.38%) Investment Banking
9 333 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 331 (1.17%) Advertising
11 327 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 301 (1.07%) Law
13 278 (0.98%) Publishing
14 276 (0.98%) Electronics
15 236 (0.84%) Back Office
16 173 (0.61%) Legal
17 148 (0.52%) Billing
18 145 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
19 132 (0.47%) Automotive
20 128 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15861 (56.19%) Developer
2 10496 (37.19%) Java Developer
3 3112 (11.03%) Senior Developer
4 2386 (8.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 2049 (7.26%) Software Engineer
6 2015 (7.14%) Architect
7 1825 (6.47%) Java Engineer
8 1738 (6.16%) Analyst
9 1402 (4.97%) Software Developer
10 1159 (4.11%) Agile Developer
11 1114 (3.95%) C# Developer
12 1068 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
13 1043 (3.70%) Lead Developer
14 1022 (3.62%) Agile Java Developer
15 1010 (3.58%) Junior
16 1001 (3.55%) Graduate
17 965 (3.42%) Java Software Developer
18 955 (3.38%) Java Software Engineer
19 888 (3.15%) Consultant
20 792 (2.81%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6447 (22.84%) HTML
2 6445 (22.83%) Spring
3 5086 (18.02%) Web Services
4 4690 (16.62%) CSS
5 4325 (15.32%) XML
6 4155 (14.72%) .NET
7 3912 (13.86%) J2EE
8 3678 (13.03%) Hibernate
9 2701 (9.57%) REST
10 2477 (8.78%) jQuery
11 2396 (8.49%) HTML5
12 2264 (8.02%) AngularJS
13 2139 (7.58%) SOAP
14 2116 (7.50%) Java EE
15 2094 (7.42%) RESTful
16 1943 (6.88%) JSON
17 1569 (5.56%) JSP
18 1338 (4.74%) JMS
19 1079 (3.82%) Ajax
20 1038 (3.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4131 (14.64%) Computer Science
2 2177 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1516 (5.37%) Mathematics
4 1103 (3.91%) Algorithms
5 993 (3.52%) User Experience
6 934 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 913 (3.23%) Mobile App
8 791 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 715 (2.53%) Data Structures
10 596 (2.11%) Equities
11 487 (1.73%) Derivative
12 467 (1.65%) Hedge funds
13 457 (1.62%) Visualisation
14 455 (1.61%) Fintech
15 454 (1.61%) Management Information System
16 432 (1.53%) Physics
17 401 (1.42%) Fixed Income
18 288 (1.02%) Client/Server
19 281 (1.00%) Online Games
20 273 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5714 (20.24%) Linux
2 3182 (11.27%) Unix
3 2783 (9.86%) Windows
4 1992 (7.06%) Android
5 1440 (5.10%) Apple iOS
6 402 (1.42%) Windows Server
7 398 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 325 (1.15%) CentOS
9 264 (0.94%) Solaris
10 222 (0.79%) Ubuntu
11 189 (0.67%) Mac OS X
12 178 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 149 (0.53%) AIX
14 125 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 89 (0.32%) Debian
16 83 (0.29%) Windows Phone
17 62 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
18 55 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
19 45 (0.16%) Mac OS
19 45 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13297 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5572 (19.74%) TDD
3 5512 (19.53%) Software Engineering
4 4405 (15.61%) OO
5 4277 (15.15%) Scrum
6 3490 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
7 2585 (9.16%) E-Commerce
8 2454 (8.69%) BDD
9 2383 (8.44%) Open Source
10 2261 (8.01%) SDLC
11 2139 (7.58%) Multithreading
12 2080 (7.37%) MVC
13 2012 (7.13%) SOA
14 1832 (6.49%) DevOps
15 1684 (5.97%) Mentoring
16 1547 (5.48%) Unit Testing
17 1535 (5.44%) OOP
18 1391 (4.93%) Analytics
19 1330 (4.71%) Test Automation
20 1149 (4.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8939 (31.67%) SQL
2 7945 (28.15%) JavaScript
3 5404 (19.15%) C#
4 4351 (15.41%) Python
5 4096 (14.51%) C++
6 2220 (7.87%) Ruby
7 2167 (7.68%) PHP
8 2016 (7.14%) Scala
9 1693 (6.00%) C
10 1411 (5.00%) Perl
11 1121 (3.97%) PL/SQL
12 814 (2.88%) Bash Shell
13 750 (2.66%) Shell Script
14 656 (2.32%) Objective-C
15 651 (2.31%) Groovy
16 435 (1.54%) T-SQL
17 432 (1.53%) R
18 349 (1.24%) Clojure
19 340 (1.20%) VB.NET
20 324 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 5933 (21.02%) Degree
2 999 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 550 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 478 (1.69%) PhD
5 391 (1.39%) ISEB
6 370 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 355 (1.26%) ISTQB
8 187 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 164 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 135 (0.48%) Sun Certification
11 129 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
12 118 (0.42%) CISSP
13 117 (0.41%) GIAC
14 116 (0.41%) MCSE
15 113 (0.40%) CCNA
16 105 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
17 99 (0.35%) SANS
18 91 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
19 88 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
20 87 (0.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2624 (9.30%) QA
2 223 (0.79%) SLA
3 177 (0.63%) SDET
4 94 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 42 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 31 (0.11%) HL7
7 29 (0.10%) SEPA
8 28 (0.099%) COBIT
9 26 (0.092%) ISO20022
10 22 (0.078%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (0.057%) DO-178B
13 15 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 15 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 7816
13 15 (0.053%) ISO15022
14 13 (0.046%) PA-DSS
15 12 (0.043%) MiFID
16 10 (0.035%) ISO 8583
16 10 (0.035%) ISO 9001
17 7 (0.025%) EMIR
System Software
1 579 (2.05%) Docker
2 475 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 253 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 197 (0.70%) HDFS
5 125 (0.44%) Xen
6 108 (0.38%) KVM
7 90 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 82 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 77 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 65 (0.23%) vSphere
11 61 (0.22%) Firmware
12 53 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
13 51 (0.18%) iptables
14 49 (0.17%) VMware ESX
15 48 (0.17%) LXC
16 41 (0.15%) NFS
17 40 (0.14%) VirtualBox
18 36 (0.13%) Postfix
19 35 (0.12%) vCloud
20 30 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1191 (4.22%) Puppet
2 817 (2.89%) Opscode Chef
3 534 (1.89%) Ansible
4 199 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
5 177 (0.63%) Nagios
6 141 (0.50%) Salt
7 88 (0.31%) Oozie
8 83 (0.29%) CFEngine
9 82 (0.29%) Nessus
10 78 (0.28%) Mesos
11 67 (0.24%) Nmap
12 66 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
13 64 (0.23%) Capistrano
13 64 (0.23%) logstash
14 62 (0.22%) SCCM
15 61 (0.22%) ZABBIX
16 59 (0.21%) Kubernetes
16 59 (0.21%) WSUS
17 55 (0.19%) Kibana
18 47 (0.17%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5515 (19.54%) Oracle
2 1438 (5.09%) Microsoft
3 930 (3.29%) IBM
4 912 (3.23%) Google
5 635 (2.25%) VMware
6 615 (2.18%) SAP
7 603 (2.14%) Red Hat
8 552 (1.96%) hybris
9 551 (1.95%) Sybase
10 413 (1.46%) TIBCO
11 347 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 321 (1.14%) Adobe
13 297 (1.05%) HP
14 223 (0.79%) Cisco
15 219 (0.78%) ATG
16 200 (0.71%) Atlassian
17 198 (0.70%) Sun
18 192 (0.68%) Facebook
19 183 (0.65%) webMethods
20 181 (0.64%) MuleSoft
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