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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 12475 14309 15317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.84% 14.72% 14.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.44% 27.45% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10518 11846 13232
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 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
49044 52126 57460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.48% 53.62% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42418 44208 50920
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 January 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 29 January 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 -3 6269 £60,000 +4.34% 937
South East +1 2299 £45,000 - 340
East of England -1 984 £45,000 +5.88% 175
Yorkshire -3 832 £42,500 +6.25% 113
South West -5 764 £37,500 - 152
North West -4 637 £42,500 +6.25% 153
West Midlands -15 306 £40,000 - 61
East Midlands -1 298 £40,000 +4.57% 53
North East -1 72 £38,000 -10.58% 24
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10449 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 8257 (31.48%) SQL
3 6588 (25.12%) JavaScript
4 5958 (22.72%) Spring
5 5917 (22.56%) Oracle
6 5871 (22.38%) HTML
7 5810 (22.15%) Finance
8 5708 (21.76%) Linux
9 5089 (19.40%) Degree
10 5020 (19.14%) C#
11 4523 (17.24%) XML
12 4499 (17.15%) J2EE
13 4417 (16.84%) OO
14 4288 (16.35%) Software Engineering
15 4214 (16.07%) .NET
16 4175 (15.92%) CSS
17 4130 (15.75%) TDD
18 4039 (15.40%) Web Services
19 3887 (14.82%) C++
20 3671 (14.00%) UNIX
21 3475 (13.25%) Scrum
22 3346 (12.76%) Hibernate
23 3278 (12.50%) Computer Science
24 3032 (11.56%) SQL Server
25 2930 (11.17%) E-Commerce
26 2816 (10.74%) MySQL
27 2798 (10.67%) Python
28 2739 (10.44%) Windows
29 2469 (9.41%) Tomcat
30 2416 (9.21%) Banking

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2469 (9.41%) Tomcat
2 1927 (7.35%) Apache
3 1440 (5.49%) JBoss
4 1367 (5.21%) WebSphere
5 1228 (4.68%) WebLogic
6 649 (2.47%) Node.js
7 582 (2.22%) IIS
8 491 (1.87%) CMS
9 396 (1.51%) Apache Solr
10 337 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 281 (1.07%) SharePoint
12 271 (1.03%) nginx
13 265 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
14 261 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
15 249 (0.95%) GlassFish
16 240 (0.92%) Confluence
17 222 (0.85%) OpenStack
18 221 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 221 (0.84%) MQSeries
19 191 (0.73%) Drupal
Applications
1 1011 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 297 (1.13%) MS Office
3 100 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 94 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 86 (0.33%) MS Project
6 74 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 62 (0.24%) SPSS
8 45 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 26 (0.099%) Weka
10 22 (0.084%) Mathematica
11 18 (0.069%) 3ds Max
12 15 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
13 14 (0.053%) Mingle
14 12 (0.046%) CPLEX
15 10 (0.038%) Maya
16 9 (0.034%) Blender
17 8 (0.031%) Doxygen
18 5 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 5 (0.019%) Fireworks
18 5 (0.019%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 143 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
2 71 (0.27%) Magento
2 71 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 69 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 60 (0.23%) Google Analytics
5 58 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 48 (0.18%) Summit
7 44 (0.17%) RMDS
8 40 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
8 40 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 38 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
10 33 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 29 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
12 28 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
13 25 (0.095%) Sophis RISQUE
14 24 (0.092%) Temenos T24
15 23 (0.088%) Fredhopper
15 23 (0.088%) TIBCO iProcess
16 20 (0.076%) Maximo
16 20 (0.076%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 631 (2.41%) SaaS
2 518 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 249 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 211 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 164 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 148 (0.56%) GitHub
7 119 (0.45%) PaaS
8 98 (0.37%) Force.com
9 80 (0.31%) IaaS
10 69 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 64 (0.24%) Google Apps
12 54 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 32 (0.12%) Heroku
14 29 (0.11%) SoftLayer
15 28 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
16 22 (0.084%) Google App Engine
17 19 (0.072%) OpenShift
18 18 (0.069%) Route 53
18 18 (0.069%) Office 365
19 17 (0.065%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 1002 (3.82%) HTTP
2 852 (3.25%) Internet
3 601 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 304 (1.16%) Firewall
5 303 (1.16%) DNS
6 234 (0.89%) SAN
7 231 (0.88%) LDAP
8 181 (0.69%) SSL
9 170 (0.65%) FTP
10 169 (0.64%) LAN
11 167 (0.64%) WAN
12 122 (0.47%) VPN
13 95 (0.36%) Wireless
14 90 (0.34%) SMTP
15 86 (0.33%) Network Security
16 85 (0.32%) DHCP
17 82 (0.31%) SNMP
18 79 (0.30%) Intranet
19 78 (0.30%) SSH
19 78 (0.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3032 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 2816 (10.74%) MySQL
3 1793 (6.84%) Relational Database
4 1560 (5.95%) NoSQL
5 1551 (5.91%) Big Data
6 1139 (4.34%) Hadoop
7 1050 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 970 (3.70%) Oracle Database
9 934 (3.56%) RDBMS
10 639 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
11 580 (2.21%) DB2
12 427 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 424 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
14 365 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 306 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
16 303 (1.16%) Apache Hive
17 259 (0.99%) Redis
18 255 (0.97%) HBase
19 241 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
20 192 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2175 (8.29%) Maven
2 2090 (7.97%) Git (software)
3 1843 (7.03%) JUnit
4 1642 (6.26%) Subversion
5 1638 (6.24%) Selenium
6 1625 (6.20%) Eclipse
7 1616 (6.16%) Jenkins
8 1173 (4.47%) JIRA
9 957 (3.65%) Ant
10 746 (2.84%) Cucumber
11 730 (2.78%) WebDriver
12 572 (2.18%) Hudson
13 400 (1.53%) Visual Studio
14 350 (1.33%) Mockito
15 288 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
16 255 (0.97%) TeamCity
17 232 (0.88%) NUnit
18 223 (0.85%) TestNG
19 219 (0.83%) JMeter
20 203 (0.77%) Mercurial
General
1 5810 (22.15%) Finance
2 2416 (9.21%) Banking
3 1525 (5.81%) Retail
4 1048 (4.00%) Front Office
5 1044 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 845 (3.22%) Games
7 819 (3.12%) Investment Banking
8 734 (2.80%) Marketing
9 407 (1.55%) Advertising
10 326 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 320 (1.22%) Publishing
12 277 (1.06%) Back Office
13 189 (0.72%) Legal
14 187 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 178 (0.68%) Automotive
16 146 (0.56%) Law
17 134 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 133 (0.51%) Electronics
19 132 (0.50%) Aerospace
20 118 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14181 (54.07%) Developer
2 8099 (30.88%) Java Developer
3 2638 (10.06%) Senior Developer
4 2009 (7.66%) Architect
5 1973 (7.52%) Analyst
6 1859 (7.09%) Software Engineer
7 1701 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 1504 (5.73%) Software Developer
9 1127 (4.30%) Consultant
10 844 (3.22%) Web Developer
11 828 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
12 763 (2.91%) Applications Support
13 736 (2.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 725 (2.76%) Junior
15 704 (2.68%) Support Analyst
16 685 (2.61%) Graduate
17 668 (2.55%) Programmer
18 559 (2.13%) C# Developer
19 542 (2.07%) Junior Developer
20 537 (2.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5958 (22.72%) Spring
2 5871 (22.38%) HTML
3 4523 (17.24%) XML
4 4499 (17.15%) J2EE
5 4214 (16.07%) .NET
6 4175 (15.92%) CSS
7 4039 (15.40%) Web Services
8 3346 (12.76%) Hibernate
9 2339 (8.92%) jQuery
10 1899 (7.24%) HTML5
11 1884 (7.18%) SOAP
12 1738 (6.63%) Java EE
13 1676 (6.39%) JSP
14 1546 (5.89%) REST
15 1353 (5.16%) JSON
16 1346 (5.13%) Ajax
17 1276 (4.86%) RESTful
18 1091 (4.16%) JMS
19 1088 (4.15%) Middleware
20 989 (3.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3278 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1840 (7.02%) Open Source
3 1830 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1105 (4.21%) Mathematics
5 1095 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 939 (3.58%) User Experience
7 928 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
8 835 (3.18%) Algorithms
9 702 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 500 (1.91%) Derivative
11 415 (1.58%) Data Structures
12 385 (1.47%) Equities
13 377 (1.44%) Fixed Income
14 369 (1.41%) Management Information System
15 364 (1.39%) Client/Server
16 338 (1.29%) Physics
17 287 (1.09%) Data Integration
18 282 (1.08%) iPhone
18 282 (1.08%) Hedge funds
19 271 (1.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5708 (21.76%) Linux
2 3671 (14.00%) UNIX
3 2739 (10.44%) Windows
4 1761 (6.71%) Android
5 1160 (4.42%) Apple iOS
6 520 (1.98%) Solaris
7 446 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 238 (0.91%) CentOS
9 195 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 189 (0.72%) Ubuntu
11 175 (0.67%) AIX
12 137 (0.52%) Debian
13 120 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 109 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 105 (0.40%) Windows Phone
16 71 (0.27%) Windows 7
17 70 (0.27%) HPUX
18 61 (0.23%) Windows XP
19 60 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
20 58 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10449 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
2 4417 (16.84%) OO
3 4288 (16.35%) Software Engineering
4 4130 (15.75%) TDD
5 3475 (13.25%) Scrum
6 2930 (11.17%) E-Commerce
7 2286 (8.72%) MVC
8 2220 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
9 1921 (7.32%) Multithreading
10 1767 (6.74%) SOA
11 1652 (6.30%) BDD
12 1477 (5.63%) Mentoring
13 1370 (5.22%) OOP
14 1270 (4.84%) Unit Testing
15 1241 (4.73%) Web Development
16 1179 (4.50%) UML
17 1124 (4.29%) DevOps
18 1120 (4.27%) Project Management
19 1017 (3.88%) Analytics
20 1001 (3.82%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8257 (31.48%) SQL
2 6588 (25.12%) JavaScript
3 5020 (19.14%) C#
4 3887 (14.82%) C++
5 2798 (10.67%) Python
6 2026 (7.72%) PHP
7 1714 (6.53%) Ruby
8 1537 (5.86%) C
9 1511 (5.76%) Perl
10 1129 (4.30%) PL/SQL
11 1009 (3.85%) Scala
12 804 (3.07%) Bash Shell
13 783 (2.99%) Shell Script
14 627 (2.39%) Objective-C
15 479 (1.83%) VB
16 429 (1.64%) Groovy
17 367 (1.40%) T-SQL
18 316 (1.20%) VB.NET
19 296 (1.13%) PowerShell
20 252 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5089 (19.40%) Degree
2 730 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 461 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 329 (1.25%) ISEB
5 318 (1.21%) PhD
6 172 (0.66%) Sun Certification
6 172 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 172 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 102 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 75 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
9 72 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 65 (0.25%) HND
11 62 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 60 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 55 (0.21%) OCPJP
13 55 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
14 39 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
15 38 (0.14%) PMP
16 34 (0.13%) CCNA
17 33 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1874 (7.14%) QA
2 293 (1.12%) SLA
3 148 (0.56%) PCI DSS
4 117 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 48 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 41 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 39 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 37 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 26 (0.099%) EMIR
10 22 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
11 21 (0.080%) COBIT
11 21 (0.080%) ISO 14001
12 17 (0.065%) Basel III
12 17 (0.065%) HL7
13 13 (0.050%) Basel II
14 10 (0.038%) MiFID
15 8 (0.031%) TickIT
15 8 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 12207
15 8 (0.031%) WAI
16 7 (0.027%) Solvency II
System Software
1 444 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 186 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 107 (0.41%) HDFS
4 91 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 79 (0.30%) Varnish
6 69 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 69 (0.26%) NFS
7 65 (0.25%) Docker
8 64 (0.24%) vSphere
9 57 (0.22%) KVM
10 56 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
11 54 (0.21%) Firmware
12 48 (0.18%) Xen
13 42 (0.16%) Samba
14 41 (0.16%) Squid
15 36 (0.14%) XenServer
16 33 (0.13%) VMware ESX
17 29 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 27 (0.10%) SRDF
19 24 (0.092%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 835 (3.18%) Puppet
2 637 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
3 303 (1.16%) Nagios
4 180 (0.69%) Ansible
5 112 (0.43%) Vagrant
6 106 (0.40%) Salt
7 100 (0.38%) ZABBIX
8 97 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 89 (0.34%) Graphite
10 69 (0.26%) logstash
11 50 (0.19%) Tivoli
12 44 (0.17%) HAProxy
13 39 (0.15%) Cacti
14 37 (0.14%) Ganglia
15 34 (0.13%) Opsview
16 33 (0.13%) Kibana
17 32 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
18 31 (0.12%) StatsD
19 30 (0.11%) WSUS
20 29 (0.11%) collectd
Vendors
1 5917 (22.56%) Oracle
2 1656 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 880 (3.36%) IBM
4 616 (2.35%) VMware
5 608 (2.32%) Google
6 597 (2.28%) Red Hat
7 573 (2.18%) TIBCO
8 546 (2.08%) Sybase
9 521 (1.99%) SAP
10 494 (1.88%) hybris
11 295 (1.12%) Sun
12 283 (1.08%) Adobe
13 272 (1.04%) HP
14 248 (0.95%) ATG
15 247 (0.94%) Informatica
16 236 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
17 229 (0.87%) Cisco
18 181 (0.69%) Zend
19 164 (0.63%) Business Objects
20 139 (0.53%) Twitter
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 minutes ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 51 minutes ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
TelecityGroup International Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Bonus, Travel
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £39000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ARM Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago