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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 13707 16162 14676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.26% 14.37% 13.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.97% 27.10% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11596 13516 12514
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
52778 59637 56810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.07% 53.02% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45315 50596 49286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,992
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -1 7025 £60,000 +4.34% 913
South East +1 2482 £46,500 +3.33% 295
East of England -3 915 £45,000 +4.65% 133
South West -5 906 £40,000 - 130
Yorkshire -2 876 £42,500 +6.25% 109
North West +1 638 £42,500 +6.25% 139
West Midlands -2 434 £42,500 +6.25% 52
East Midlands +5 338 £40,000 - 51
North East -12 93 £40,000 +8.10% 17
Midlands +9 8 £57,500 +15.00% 1
South Coast +2 2 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10921 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8586 (32.50%) SQL
3 6727 (25.46%) JavaScript
4 6313 (23.89%) Finance
5 6149 (23.27%) Spring
6 5906 (22.35%) Oracle
7 5856 (22.16%) HTML
8 5794 (21.93%) Linux
9 5030 (19.04%) Degree
10 5013 (18.97%) C#
11 4514 (17.08%) XML
12 4422 (16.74%) TDD
13 4396 (16.64%) J2EE
14 4395 (16.63%) .NET
14 4395 (16.63%) Web Services
15 4299 (16.27%) Software Engineering
16 4156 (15.73%) OO
17 4141 (15.67%) CSS
18 3772 (14.28%) C++
19 3662 (13.86%) Scrum
20 3530 (13.36%) UNIX
21 3423 (12.96%) Hibernate
22 3101 (11.74%) Computer Science
23 3021 (11.43%) SQL Server
24 2926 (11.07%) E-Commerce
25 2886 (10.92%) Python
26 2874 (10.88%) MySQL
27 2808 (10.63%) Windows
28 2587 (9.79%) Tomcat
29 2341 (8.86%) Banking

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2587 (9.79%) Tomcat
2 1921 (7.27%) Apache
3 1496 (5.66%) JBoss
4 1485 (5.62%) WebSphere
5 1152 (4.36%) WebLogic
6 791 (2.99%) Node.js
7 518 (1.96%) IIS
8 463 (1.75%) CMS
9 449 (1.70%) Apache Solr
10 348 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
11 340 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 266 (1.01%) SharePoint
13 265 (1.00%) GlassFish
14 232 (0.88%) OpenStack
15 231 (0.87%) Confluence
16 217 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
17 211 (0.80%) MQSeries
18 200 (0.76%) Drupal
19 199 (0.75%) nginx
19 199 (0.75%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 949 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 258 (0.98%) MS Office
3 91 (0.34%) MS Project
3 91 (0.34%) SPSS
4 84 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 81 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 80 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 23 (0.087%) Mathematica
7 23 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (0.072%) Mingle
9 18 (0.068%) Weka
10 12 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (0.034%) CPLEX
11 9 (0.034%) FrameMaker
12 8 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
13 7 (0.026%) RoboHelp
13 7 (0.026%) GNU Octave
14 6 (0.023%) 3ds Max
14 6 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
15 5 (0.019%) Maya
Business Applications
1 148 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
2 91 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 75 (0.28%) RMDS
4 70 (0.26%) Magento
5 69 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 65 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 56 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 51 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
9 50 (0.19%) Summit
10 45 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 39 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
12 31 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 31 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
13 29 (0.11%) Sophis RISQUE
14 26 (0.098%) Fredhopper
15 24 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
16 23 (0.087%) SAP SRM
17 21 (0.079%) TIBCO iProcess
18 20 (0.076%) Oracle General Ledger
19 18 (0.068%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1148 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 672 (2.54%) SaaS
3 252 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 247 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 210 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 144 (0.55%) PaaS
7 125 (0.47%) GitHub
8 93 (0.35%) IaaS
8 93 (0.35%) Force.com
9 77 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 73 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 48 (0.18%) Google Apps
12 41 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 33 (0.12%) SoftLayer
14 31 (0.12%) Google App Engine
15 27 (0.10%) Heroku
16 26 (0.098%) Amazon EMR
16 26 (0.098%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 22 (0.083%) Office 365
18 21 (0.079%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1000 (3.78%) HTTP
2 827 (3.13%) Internet
3 554 (2.10%) TCP/IP
4 291 (1.10%) Firewall
5 282 (1.07%) DNS
6 247 (0.93%) SAN
7 205 (0.78%) LDAP
8 192 (0.73%) WAN
9 191 (0.72%) LAN
10 187 (0.71%) SSL
11 125 (0.47%) VPN
12 115 (0.44%) FTP
13 108 (0.41%) NAS
14 95 (0.36%) Wireless
15 89 (0.34%) Multicast
16 88 (0.33%) Network Security
17 87 (0.33%) DHCP
18 81 (0.31%) SMTP
18 81 (0.31%) SNMP
19 78 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3021 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2874 (10.88%) MySQL
3 1842 (6.97%) Relational Database
4 1609 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 1457 (5.51%) Big Data
6 1210 (4.58%) Hadoop
7 1165 (4.41%) MongoDB
8 1044 (3.95%) Oracle Database
9 1030 (3.90%) RDBMS
10 716 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
11 603 (2.28%) DB2
12 494 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
13 438 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
14 374 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
15 328 (1.24%) Apache Hive
16 292 (1.11%) Redis
17 267 (1.01%) HBase
17 267 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
18 244 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
19 218 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2238 (8.47%) Maven
2 2202 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1853 (7.01%) JUnit
4 1784 (6.75%) Selenium
5 1670 (6.32%) Eclipse
6 1640 (6.21%) Subversion
7 1632 (6.18%) Jenkins
8 1145 (4.33%) JIRA
9 963 (3.64%) Ant
10 877 (3.32%) WebDriver
11 855 (3.24%) Cucumber
12 454 (1.72%) Visual Studio
13 430 (1.63%) Hudson
14 352 (1.33%) Mockito
15 313 (1.18%) JMeter
16 299 (1.13%) TestNG
17 248 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
18 246 (0.93%) SoapUI
19 241 (0.91%) TeamCity
20 226 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 6313 (23.89%) Finance
2 2341 (8.86%) Banking
3 1670 (6.32%) Retail
4 1063 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 958 (3.63%) Front Office
6 865 (3.27%) Games
7 701 (2.65%) Marketing
8 697 (2.64%) Investment Banking
9 416 (1.57%) Advertising
10 347 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 290 (1.10%) Publishing
12 279 (1.06%) Back Office
13 202 (0.76%) Automotive
14 199 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 197 (0.75%) Electronics
16 188 (0.71%) Legal
17 178 (0.67%) Law
18 125 (0.47%) Billing
19 120 (0.45%) Online Betting
20 113 (0.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14214 (53.80%) Developer
2 8044 (30.45%) Java Developer
3 2762 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 2070 (7.83%) Architect
5 1960 (7.42%) Analyst
6 1918 (7.26%) Software Engineer
7 1814 (6.87%) Senior Java Developer
8 1574 (5.96%) Software Developer
9 1089 (4.12%) Consultant
10 861 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
11 847 (3.21%) Junior
12 732 (2.77%) Web Developer
12 732 (2.77%) Applications Support
13 695 (2.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 690 (2.61%) Tester
15 656 (2.48%) Programmer
16 649 (2.46%) Graduate
17 624 (2.36%) Support Analyst
18 607 (2.30%) Junior Developer
19 574 (2.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6149 (23.27%) Spring
2 5856 (22.16%) HTML
3 4514 (17.08%) XML
4 4396 (16.64%) J2EE
5 4395 (16.63%) .NET
5 4395 (16.63%) Web Services
6 4141 (15.67%) CSS
7 3423 (12.96%) Hibernate
8 2215 (8.38%) jQuery
9 1879 (7.11%) SOAP
10 1872 (7.09%) REST
11 1822 (6.90%) HTML5
12 1612 (6.10%) Java EE
13 1575 (5.96%) JSP
14 1472 (5.57%) JSON
15 1332 (5.04%) Ajax
16 1326 (5.02%) RESTful
17 1188 (4.50%) JMS
18 1129 (4.27%) Middleware
19 995 (3.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3101 (11.74%) Computer Science
2 1980 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1916 (7.25%) Open Source
4 1078 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1000 (3.78%) Mathematics
6 976 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
7 818 (3.10%) User Experience
8 704 (2.66%) Algorithms
9 631 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 563 (2.13%) Data Structures
11 509 (1.93%) Derivative
12 466 (1.76%) Equities
13 438 (1.66%) Client/Server
14 375 (1.42%) Management Information System
15 365 (1.38%) Fixed Income
16 309 (1.17%) Physics
17 300 (1.14%) Hedge funds
18 266 (1.01%) Social Media
19 243 (0.92%) Visualisation
20 231 (0.87%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5794 (21.93%) Linux
2 3530 (13.36%) UNIX
3 2808 (10.63%) Windows
4 1810 (6.85%) Android
5 1180 (4.47%) Apple iOS
6 468 (1.77%) Solaris
7 456 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 292 (1.11%) CentOS
9 242 (0.92%) Ubuntu
10 218 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 166 (0.63%) AIX
12 124 (0.47%) Debian
13 111 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 108 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 99 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
16 93 (0.35%) Windows 7
17 81 (0.31%) Windows Phone
18 61 (0.23%) HPUX
19 58 (0.22%) Windows XP
20 51 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10921 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4422 (16.74%) TDD
3 4299 (16.27%) Software Engineering
4 4156 (15.73%) OO
5 3662 (13.86%) Scrum
6 2926 (11.07%) E-Commerce
7 2341 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
8 2267 (8.58%) MVC
9 1923 (7.28%) Multithreading
10 1802 (6.82%) SOA
11 1793 (6.79%) BDD
12 1421 (5.38%) Mentoring
13 1313 (4.97%) Unit Testing
14 1244 (4.71%) Web Development
15 1233 (4.67%) OOP
16 1191 (4.51%) DevOps
17 1104 (4.18%) UML
18 1077 (4.08%) Project Management
19 1048 (3.97%) Analytics
20 1044 (3.95%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 8586 (32.50%) SQL
2 6727 (25.46%) JavaScript
3 5013 (18.97%) C#
4 3772 (14.28%) C++
5 2886 (10.92%) Python
6 2153 (8.15%) PHP
7 1727 (6.54%) Ruby
8 1452 (5.50%) Perl
9 1428 (5.40%) C
10 1243 (4.70%) Scala
11 1197 (4.53%) PL/SQL
12 806 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 709 (2.68%) Shell Script
14 551 (2.09%) Objective-C
15 508 (1.92%) Groovy
16 500 (1.89%) VB
17 381 (1.44%) T-SQL
18 341 (1.29%) VB.NET
19 237 (0.90%) PowerShell
20 223 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5030 (19.04%) Degree
2 628 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 393 (1.49%) ISEB
4 366 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 325 (1.23%) PhD
6 208 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 198 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 146 (0.55%) Sun Certification
9 112 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 88 (0.33%) PMI Certification
11 83 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 67 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
13 58 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 53 (0.20%) HND
15 52 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
16 48 (0.18%) OCPJP
17 37 (0.14%) PMP
18 34 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
19 31 (0.12%) CISSP
20 30 (0.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2053 (7.77%) QA
2 260 (0.98%) SLA
3 117 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 114 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 44 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 41 (0.16%) ISO 8583
7 38 (0.14%) EMIR
8 33 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 32 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 28 (0.11%) HL7
11 21 (0.079%) Data Quality
12 19 (0.072%) Basel III
13 18 (0.068%) MiFID
14 15 (0.057%) COBIT
15 12 (0.045%) WCAG
15 12 (0.045%) ISO 14001
16 10 (0.038%) Basel II
17 9 (0.034%) Section 508
18 8 (0.030%) PMBOK
19 7 (0.026%) WAI
System Software
1 417 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 169 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 139 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 132 (0.50%) Docker
5 113 (0.43%) HDFS
6 91 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 79 (0.30%) Xen
7 79 (0.30%) KVM
8 78 (0.30%) Firmware
9 72 (0.27%) NFS
10 63 (0.24%) Squid
11 61 (0.23%) Varnish
12 60 (0.23%) vSphere
13 56 (0.21%) SRDF
14 47 (0.18%) XenServer
15 44 (0.17%) iptables
16 36 (0.14%) Apache Flume
17 33 (0.12%) VMware ESX
18 28 (0.11%) Samba
19 27 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 837 (3.17%) Puppet
2 673 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 297 (1.12%) Nagios
4 214 (0.81%) Ansible
5 130 (0.49%) Salt
6 113 (0.43%) ZABBIX
7 105 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
8 96 (0.36%) Vagrant
9 69 (0.26%) Tivoli
10 66 (0.25%) Graphite
11 62 (0.23%) logstash
12 55 (0.21%) Data Guard
13 40 (0.15%) Kibana
14 36 (0.14%) HAProxy
14 36 (0.14%) Cacti
14 36 (0.14%) WSUS
15 35 (0.13%) Icinga
16 33 (0.12%) Ganglia
16 33 (0.12%) SELinux
16 33 (0.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5906 (22.35%) Oracle
2 1775 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 999 (3.78%) IBM
4 621 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 618 (2.34%) Google
6 576 (2.18%) hybris
7 566 (2.14%) VMware
8 556 (2.10%) TIBCO
9 535 (2.02%) Sybase
10 478 (1.81%) SAP
11 323 (1.22%) HP
12 315 (1.19%) ATG
13 306 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
14 274 (1.04%) Adobe
15 268 (1.01%) Cisco
16 243 (0.92%) Sun
17 233 (0.88%) Informatica
18 182 (0.69%) Demandware
19 171 (0.65%) 29West
20 164 (0.62%) Endeca
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Posted: 3 hours ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
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Berkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pnesion and Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum +Excellent Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday