The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Java 16224 14432 18720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.36% 13.87% 15.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.05% 25.83% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13576 12317 16299
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
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% -
Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59968 55872 64189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 53.06% 53.69% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 50931 48463 56969
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Java
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London 0 8669 £57,500 +4.54% 942
South East -1 2754 £45,000 - 283
East of England +3 1330 £43,000 +4.87% 144
Yorkshire 0 977 £40,000 - 101
South West +6 937 £40,000 +6.66% 100
North West -3 703 £40,000 +9.58% 119
West Midlands -1 373 £40,000 +6.66% 34
East Midlands -1 338 £38,000 +5.55% 43
North East +7 131 £35,232 -6.04% 28
Midlands +5 10 £50,000 +42.85% 2
South Coast -4 2 £50,000 -6.97%
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9955 (32.83%) SQL
2 7425 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 7161 (23.62%) HTML
4 7108 (23.44%) Oracle
5 7048 (23.24%) Spring
6 6761 (22.30%) Finance
7 6577 (21.69%) Linux
8 6455 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6423 (21.18%) Degree
10 5766 (19.02%) OO
11 5763 (19.01%) J2EE
12 5759 (18.99%) C#
13 5304 (17.49%) .NET
14 5111 (16.86%) XML
15 4934 (16.27%) CSS
16 4723 (15.58%) Software Engineering
17 4721 (15.57%) Web Services
18 4712 (15.54%) TDD
19 4658 (15.36%) C++
20 4624 (15.25%) UNIX
21 4430 (14.61%) Hibernate
22 4143 (13.66%) Computer Science
23 4119 (13.58%) Scrum
24 3407 (11.24%) SQL Server
25 3393 (11.19%) MySQL
26 3285 (10.83%) Tomcat
27 3273 (10.79%) Windows
28 3251 (10.72%) E-Commerce
29 3241 (10.69%) Python
30 3020 (9.96%) PHP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3285 (10.83%) Tomcat
2 2307 (7.61%) Apache
3 1452 (4.79%) WebSphere
4 1442 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 686 (2.26%) CMS
6 620 (2.04%) IIS
7 471 (1.55%) Node.js
8 411 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 408 (1.35%) Apache Solr
10 398 (1.31%) SharePoint
11 263 (0.87%) Adobe CQ
12 256 (0.84%) Jetty
13 232 (0.77%) Drupal
14 221 (0.73%) Alfresco
14 221 (0.73%) GlassFish
15 217 (0.72%) Apache Pig
16 212 (0.70%) MQSeries
17 203 (0.67%) Confluence
18 196 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
19 178 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1073 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 366 (1.21%) MS Office
3 268 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 124 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 89 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 82 (0.27%) MS Visio
7 61 (0.20%) MS Project
8 45 (0.15%) SPSS
9 28 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
9 28 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
10 18 (0.059%) Fireworks
11 11 (0.036%) Doxygen
12 10 (0.033%) Mathematica
12 10 (0.033%) Acrobat
12 10 (0.033%) FastStats
13 8 (0.026%) 3ds Max
13 8 (0.026%) Stata
14 7 (0.023%) LaTeX
14 7 (0.023%) Maya
15 6 (0.020%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 358 (1.18%) Magento
2 239 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
3 172 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
4 153 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 109 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 94 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 89 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
8 70 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
9 66 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
10 60 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
11 49 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
12 40 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
13 34 (0.11%) Summit
14 33 (0.11%) SAP CRM
15 30 (0.099%) SAP BPC
16 29 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
17 28 (0.092%) AquaLogic BPM
17 28 (0.092%) Fredhopper
18 27 (0.089%) Front Arena
19 24 (0.079%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 693 (2.29%) SaaS
2 545 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 344 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 217 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 193 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 154 (0.51%) GitHub
7 86 (0.28%) IaaS
8 76 (0.25%) Force.com
9 74 (0.24%) PaaS
10 62 (0.20%) Google App Engine
11 58 (0.19%) Google Apps
12 42 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 36 (0.12%) Joyent
14 31 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
15 25 (0.082%) Amazon EMR
16 18 (0.059%) Rackspace Cloud
17 16 (0.053%) Route 53
18 14 (0.046%) Amazon SQS
19 11 (0.036%) Heroku
20 8 (0.026%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1301 (4.29%) Internet
2 1026 (3.38%) HTTP
3 737 (2.43%) TCP/IP
4 438 (1.44%) Firewall
5 420 (1.39%) DNS
6 319 (1.05%) LDAP
7 311 (1.03%) SAN
8 218 (0.72%) SSL
9 155 (0.51%) Intranet
10 151 (0.50%) VPN
11 142 (0.47%) NAS
12 118 (0.39%) DHCP
12 118 (0.39%) FTP
12 118 (0.39%) LAN
12 118 (0.39%) WAN
13 113 (0.37%) Network Security
14 111 (0.37%) SSH
15 109 (0.36%) SNMP
16 105 (0.35%) SMTP
17 99 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3407 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 3393 (11.19%) MySQL
3 2470 (8.15%) Relational Database
4 1875 (6.18%) Big Data
5 1438 (4.74%) Hadoop
6 1414 (4.66%) NoSQL
7 1341 (4.42%) RDBMS
8 1235 (4.07%) Oracle Database
9 1113 (3.67%) MongoDB
10 757 (2.50%) DB2
11 569 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
12 568 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
13 523 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
14 434 (1.43%) Apache Hive
15 413 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
16 392 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 291 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
18 274 (0.90%) HBase
19 266 (0.88%) Data Mining
20 254 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2650 (8.74%) Maven
2 2307 (7.61%) Subversion
3 2245 (7.40%) JUnit
4 1993 (6.57%) Eclipse
5 1983 (6.54%) Selenium
6 1941 (6.40%) Git (software)
7 1231 (4.06%) Jenkins
8 1220 (4.02%) Ant
9 1011 (3.33%) JIRA
10 745 (2.46%) Hudson
11 637 (2.10%) WebDriver
12 595 (1.96%) Cucumber
13 521 (1.72%) Visual Studio
14 300 (0.99%) Mockito
15 298 (0.98%) Mercurial
16 293 (0.97%) FitNesse
17 290 (0.96%) JMeter
18 234 (0.77%) SoapUI
19 218 (0.72%) Xcode
20 212 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6761 (22.30%) Finance
2 2545 (8.39%) Banking
3 1468 (4.84%) Retail
4 1369 (4.51%) Games
5 1294 (4.27%) Front Office
6 1236 (4.08%) Telecoms
7 1063 (3.51%) Marketing
8 963 (3.18%) Investment Banking
9 521 (1.72%) Publishing
10 435 (1.43%) Advertising
11 419 (1.38%) Financial Institution
12 299 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 282 (0.93%) Back Office
14 234 (0.77%) Legal
15 160 (0.53%) Law
16 157 (0.52%) Online Betting
17 149 (0.49%) Billing
18 148 (0.49%) Automotive
19 138 (0.46%) French Language
20 114 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17128 (56.49%) Developer
2 9497 (31.32%) Java Developer
3 3478 (11.47%) Senior Developer
4 2332 (7.69%) Architect
5 2240 (7.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 2191 (7.23%) Analyst
7 2109 (6.96%) Software Engineer
8 1883 (6.21%) Software Developer
9 1364 (4.50%) Consultant
10 1241 (4.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 1169 (3.86%) Programmer
12 929 (3.06%) Junior
13 927 (3.06%) Web Developer
14 878 (2.90%) Graduate
15 780 (2.57%) C# Developer
16 769 (2.54%) Applications Support
17 736 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
18 715 (2.36%) Junior Developer
19 641 (2.11%) Technical Architect
19 641 (2.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7161 (23.62%) HTML
2 7048 (23.24%) Spring
3 5763 (19.01%) J2EE
4 5304 (17.49%) .NET
5 5111 (16.86%) XML
6 4934 (16.27%) CSS
7 4721 (15.57%) Web Services
8 4430 (14.61%) Hibernate
9 2906 (9.58%) jQuery
10 2522 (8.32%) HTML5
11 2272 (7.49%) JSP
12 2174 (7.17%) SOAP
13 2035 (6.71%) Java EE
14 1955 (6.45%) Ajax
15 1831 (6.04%) REST
16 1426 (4.70%) JSON
17 1377 (4.54%) ASP.NET
18 1347 (4.44%) Struts
19 1306 (4.31%) XSLT
20 1260 (4.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4143 (13.66%) Computer Science
2 2104 (6.94%) Open Source
3 1622 (5.35%) Mathematics
4 1418 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 1302 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
6 815 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 746 (2.46%) Derivative
8 577 (1.90%) Physics
9 544 (1.79%) Equities
10 479 (1.58%) Fixed Income
11 453 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 416 (1.37%) Client/Server
13 411 (1.36%) Social Media
14 369 (1.22%) Visualisation
15 356 (1.17%) iPhone
16 345 (1.14%) Statistics
17 329 (1.08%) Digital Media
17 329 (1.08%) Blackberry
18 311 (1.03%) Management Information System
19 299 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6577 (21.69%) Linux
2 4624 (15.25%) UNIX
3 3273 (10.79%) Windows
4 2271 (7.49%) Android
5 1828 (6.03%) Apple iOS
6 664 (2.19%) Solaris
7 502 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 318 (1.05%) CentOS
9 269 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 246 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 241 (0.79%) AIX
12 169 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 165 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 164 (0.54%) Debian
15 160 (0.53%) Windows Phone
16 123 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
17 98 (0.32%) Windows XP
18 90 (0.30%) HPUX
19 74 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
20 73 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6455 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5766 (19.02%) OO
3 4723 (15.58%) Software Engineering
4 4712 (15.54%) TDD
5 4119 (13.58%) Scrum
6 3251 (10.72%) E-Commerce
7 2683 (8.85%) MVC
8 2200 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2158 (7.12%) Multithreading
10 2061 (6.80%) SOA
11 1747 (5.76%) OOP
12 1646 (5.43%) Web Development
13 1521 (5.02%) Unit Testing
14 1506 (4.97%) BDD
15 1505 (4.96%) Project Management
16 1453 (4.79%) UML
17 1185 (3.91%) Analytics
18 1176 (3.88%) OOD
19 1050 (3.46%) Android Development
20 942 (3.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9955 (32.83%) SQL
2 7425 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 5759 (18.99%) C#
4 4658 (15.36%) C++
5 3241 (10.69%) Python
6 3020 (9.96%) PHP
7 2114 (6.97%) C
8 2088 (6.89%) Perl
9 2029 (6.69%) Ruby
10 1412 (4.66%) Scala
11 1292 (4.26%) PL/SQL
12 987 (3.25%) Shell Script
13 796 (2.63%) Bash Shell
14 729 (2.40%) Objective-C
15 642 (2.12%) Groovy
16 571 (1.88%) VB
17 430 (1.42%) T-SQL
18 388 (1.28%) VB.NET
19 342 (1.13%) Clojure
20 324 (1.07%) R
Qualifications
1 6423 (21.18%) Degree
2 729 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 404 (1.33%) PhD
4 394 (1.30%) ISEB
5 325 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 224 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 194 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 168 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 156 (0.51%) Sun Certification
10 94 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 84 (0.28%) HND
12 83 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 66 (0.22%) PMP
14 61 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
15 56 (0.18%) CCNA
16 51 (0.17%) CEH
17 50 (0.16%) CISSP
17 50 (0.16%) OCPJP
18 45 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
19 42 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2333 (7.69%) QA
2 208 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 187 (0.62%) SLA
4 174 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 74 (0.24%) HL7
6 49 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 44 (0.15%) COBIT
8 39 (0.13%) ISO 8583
9 35 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 25 (0.082%) Data Quality
11 22 (0.073%) TickIT
12 12 (0.040%) Basel III
13 11 (0.036%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.033%) WAI
14 10 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 7 (0.023%) BS7799
16 6 (0.020%) DO-178B
17 4 (0.013%) Solvency II
17 4 (0.013%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 406 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 322 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 90 (0.30%) KVM
4 86 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 84 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 78 (0.26%) NFS
7 75 (0.25%) Varnish
8 67 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 58 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
10 57 (0.19%) vSphere
11 51 (0.17%) Xen
12 45 (0.15%) vCloud
13 39 (0.13%) XenApp
14 32 (0.11%) Samba
15 29 (0.096%) Sendmail
16 28 (0.092%) Apache Flume
17 27 (0.089%) Squid
18 26 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
19 19 (0.063%) XenServer
19 19 (0.063%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 804 (2.65%) Puppet
2 550 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 283 (0.93%) Nagios
4 128 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
5 77 (0.25%) Vagrant
6 58 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 56 (0.18%) HAProxy
8 50 (0.16%) CFEngine
9 44 (0.15%) SCOM
10 41 (0.14%) Cacti
11 39 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 34 (0.11%) Tivoli
13 33 (0.11%) Ansible
14 32 (0.11%) Zenoss
15 30 (0.099%) SCCM
15 30 (0.099%) Ganglia
16 27 (0.089%) YUM
16 27 (0.089%) Control-M
16 27 (0.089%) NetBackup
17 24 (0.079%) MOM
Vendors
1 7108 (23.44%) Oracle
2 1891 (6.24%) Microsoft
3 1828 (6.03%) JBoss
4 1023 (3.37%) Google
5 901 (2.97%) SAP
6 800 (2.64%) IBM
7 720 (2.37%) Sybase
8 640 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 614 (2.02%) TIBCO
10 589 (1.94%) VMware
11 550 (1.81%) hybris
12 511 (1.69%) Adobe
13 391 (1.29%) JD Edwards
14 320 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
15 312 (1.03%) Facebook
16 309 (1.02%) HP
17 306 (1.01%) Sun
18 256 (0.84%) Zend
19 253 (0.83%) ATG
20 233 (0.77%) Cisco
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday