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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 14314 15427 14206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.00% 14.11% 13.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.10% 27.28% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12151 12989 12160
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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
52811 56551 53711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.65% 51.71% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45413 48399 46486
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 7454 £60,000 +4.34% 928
South East +1 2237 £45,000 - 294
South West -5 1060 £40,000 - 154
East of England 0 989 £45,000 +5.88% 119
Yorkshire -1 889 £43,596 +8.98% 137
North West +1 706 £40,500 -4.70% 166
West Midlands +6 457 £42,500 +6.25% 49
East Midlands +3 385 £42,500 +13.33% 66
North East -1 139 £40,000 +23.07% 26
Midlands +4 18 £70,000 +60.00% 7
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12249 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9198 (32.47%) SQL
3 7408 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 7203 (25.43%) Finance
5 6532 (23.06%) HTML
6 6528 (23.05%) Spring
7 6300 (22.24%) Oracle
8 6100 (21.53%) Linux
9 5877 (20.75%) Degree
10 5445 (19.22%) C#
11 5082 (17.94%) TDD
12 4962 (17.52%) Software Engineering
13 4719 (16.66%) Web Services
14 4622 (16.32%) .NET
15 4558 (16.09%) XML
16 4413 (15.58%) CSS
17 4361 (15.40%) OO
18 4250 (15.00%) J2EE
19 4205 (14.84%) C++
20 4022 (14.20%) Scrum
21 3761 (13.28%) Computer Science
22 3665 (12.94%) Python
23 3645 (12.87%) UNIX
24 3623 (12.79%) Hibernate
25 3307 (11.67%) SQL Server
26 3044 (10.75%) Windows
27 2970 (10.48%) MySQL
28 2830 (9.99%) E-Commerce
29 2790 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
30 2722 (9.61%) SDLC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2622 (9.26%) Tomcat
2 1818 (6.42%) Apache
3 1523 (5.38%) JBoss
4 1491 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1011 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 954 (3.37%) Node.js
7 589 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 569 (2.01%) Apache Solr
9 525 (1.85%) IIS
10 414 (1.46%) CMS
11 374 (1.32%) Apache Spark
12 327 (1.15%) SharePoint
13 321 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
14 251 (0.89%) OpenStack
15 243 (0.86%) Apache Pig
16 238 (0.84%) Confluence
17 236 (0.83%) GlassFish
18 222 (0.78%) nginx
19 220 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 194 (0.68%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 935 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 232 (0.82%) MS Office
3 91 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 89 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 89 (0.31%) MS Project
5 85 (0.30%) SPSS
6 74 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 26 (0.092%) Mathematica
8 21 (0.074%) FrameMaker
9 20 (0.071%) Mingle
9 20 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 19 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
10 19 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (0.067%) RoboHelp
11 16 (0.056%) FastStats
12 13 (0.046%) PowerPivot
12 13 (0.046%) GNU Octave
13 9 (0.032%) SOLIDWORKS
14 7 (0.025%) AutoCAD
15 6 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 152 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
2 120 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 114 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 103 (0.36%) RMDS
5 100 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 97 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
7 81 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
8 75 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
9 66 (0.23%) Magento
10 49 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
11 46 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
11 46 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
12 43 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
13 39 (0.14%) Summit
14 37 (0.13%) SAP SRM
15 33 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
16 32 (0.11%) Fredhopper
17 29 (0.10%) Temenos T24
18 28 (0.099%) Oracle Cash Management
18 28 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1539 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 856 (3.02%) SaaS
3 301 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 279 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 250 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 203 (0.72%) PaaS
7 162 (0.57%) IaaS
8 156 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 128 (0.45%) GitHub
10 79 (0.28%) Force.com
11 77 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 70 (0.25%) Google App Engine
13 56 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
14 49 (0.17%) Google Apps
15 44 (0.16%) Google Analytics
16 32 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 30 (0.11%) Heroku
18 26 (0.092%) OpenShift
19 25 (0.088%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 25 (0.088%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1001 (3.53%) HTTP
2 925 (3.27%) Internet
3 654 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 339 (1.20%) Firewall
5 323 (1.14%) DNS
6 239 (0.84%) LDAP
7 231 (0.82%) SAN
8 220 (0.78%) WAN
9 213 (0.75%) LAN
10 184 (0.65%) SSL
11 135 (0.48%) Multicast
12 130 (0.46%) Network Security
13 126 (0.44%) NAS
14 119 (0.42%) VPN
15 109 (0.38%) Wireless
16 108 (0.38%) SMTP
17 97 (0.34%) Intranet
18 95 (0.34%) ATM
19 85 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
20 84 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3307 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 2970 (10.48%) MySQL
3 2114 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 1793 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 1680 (5.93%) Big Data
6 1493 (5.27%) MongoDB
7 1366 (4.82%) Hadoop
8 1272 (4.49%) Oracle Database
9 1017 (3.59%) RDBMS
10 879 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
11 684 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 623 (2.20%) DB2
13 483 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
14 471 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
15 426 (1.50%) Apache Hive
16 376 (1.33%) HBase
17 348 (1.23%) Redis
18 316 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 289 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 284 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2541 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 2422 (8.55%) Maven
3 2162 (7.63%) Selenium
4 2065 (7.29%) JUnit
5 1964 (6.93%) Jenkins
6 1696 (5.99%) Subversion
7 1516 (5.35%) Eclipse
8 1220 (4.31%) JIRA
9 1058 (3.73%) Cucumber
10 957 (3.38%) WebDriver
11 940 (3.32%) Ant
12 470 (1.66%) Mockito
13 459 (1.62%) Visual Studio
14 390 (1.38%) Hudson
15 343 (1.21%) JMeter
16 329 (1.16%) Gradle
17 291 (1.03%) TestNG
18 290 (1.02%) SoapUI
19 286 (1.01%) HP UFT
20 240 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7203 (25.43%) Finance
2 2563 (9.05%) Banking
3 1721 (6.08%) Retail
4 1263 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 1051 (3.71%) Front Office
6 1016 (3.59%) Games
7 705 (2.49%) Investment Banking
8 685 (2.42%) Marketing
9 388 (1.37%) Back Office
10 345 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 344 (1.21%) Publishing
12 317 (1.12%) Advertising
13 291 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 264 (0.93%) Law
15 258 (0.91%) Electronics
16 247 (0.87%) Legal
17 207 (0.73%) Automotive
18 134 (0.47%) Billing
19 116 (0.41%) Online Betting
20 95 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15360 (54.22%) Developer
2 8407 (29.68%) Java Developer
3 3072 (10.84%) Senior Developer
4 2219 (7.83%) Software Engineer
5 2023 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 2014 (7.11%) Analyst
7 1966 (6.94%) Architect
8 1550 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 1131 (3.99%) Consultant
10 1041 (3.67%) Junior
11 924 (3.26%) Graduate
12 839 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 790 (2.79%) Tester
14 741 (2.62%) Junior Developer
15 737 (2.60%) Web Developer
16 714 (2.52%) Applications Support
17 637 (2.25%) Programmer
18 603 (2.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
19 558 (1.97%) Test Analyst
19 558 (1.97%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6532 (23.06%) HTML
2 6528 (23.05%) Spring
3 4719 (16.66%) Web Services
4 4622 (16.32%) .NET
5 4558 (16.09%) XML
6 4413 (15.58%) CSS
7 4250 (15.00%) J2EE
8 3623 (12.79%) Hibernate
9 2495 (8.81%) jQuery
10 2415 (8.53%) REST
11 2175 (7.68%) HTML5
12 1856 (6.55%) SOAP
13 1597 (5.64%) Java EE
14 1548 (5.46%) JSON
15 1523 (5.38%) JSP
16 1507 (5.32%) RESTful
17 1417 (5.00%) AngularJS
18 1163 (4.11%) Middleware
19 1119 (3.95%) Ajax
20 1077 (3.80%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3761 (13.28%) Computer Science
2 2190 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 1249 (4.41%) Mathematics
4 1044 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 952 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
6 845 (2.98%) User Experience
7 837 (2.95%) Algorithms
8 687 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 683 (2.41%) Data Structures
10 618 (2.18%) Derivative
11 594 (2.10%) Equities
12 469 (1.66%) Management Information System
13 441 (1.56%) Client/Server
14 398 (1.41%) Physics
15 384 (1.36%) Fixed Income
16 342 (1.21%) Hedge funds
17 339 (1.20%) Visualisation
18 303 (1.07%) Online Games
19 287 (1.01%) Statistics
20 264 (0.93%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6100 (21.53%) Linux
2 3645 (12.87%) UNIX
3 3044 (10.75%) Windows
4 1831 (6.46%) Android
5 1225 (4.32%) Apple iOS
6 469 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 441 (1.56%) Solaris
8 334 (1.18%) CentOS
9 275 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 186 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 173 (0.61%) AIX
12 143 (0.50%) Debian
13 115 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 110 (0.39%) Mac OS X
15 107 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 98 (0.35%) Windows 7
17 77 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
18 66 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
19 65 (0.23%) Windows XP
20 63 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12249 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5082 (17.94%) TDD
3 4962 (17.52%) Software Engineering
4 4361 (15.40%) OO
5 4022 (14.20%) Scrum
6 2830 (9.99%) E-Commerce
7 2790 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
8 2722 (9.61%) SDLC
9 2315 (8.17%) MVC
10 2149 (7.59%) BDD
11 1984 (7.00%) Open Source
12 1943 (6.86%) Multithreading
13 1930 (6.81%) SOA
14 1671 (5.90%) Mentoring
15 1551 (5.48%) Unit Testing
16 1507 (5.32%) DevOps
17 1313 (4.64%) Web Development
18 1262 (4.46%) OOP
19 1239 (4.37%) Analytics
20 1218 (4.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9198 (32.47%) SQL
2 7408 (26.15%) JavaScript
3 5445 (19.22%) C#
4 4205 (14.84%) C++
5 3665 (12.94%) Python
6 2300 (8.12%) PHP
7 1893 (6.68%) Ruby
8 1733 (6.12%) C
9 1664 (5.87%) Scala
10 1569 (5.54%) Perl
11 1341 (4.73%) PL/SQL
12 916 (3.23%) Bash Shell
13 826 (2.92%) Shell Script
14 699 (2.47%) Groovy
15 540 (1.91%) VB
16 529 (1.87%) Objective-C
17 431 (1.52%) T-SQL
18 361 (1.27%) VB.NET
19 315 (1.11%) Clojure
20 299 (1.06%) R
Qualifications
1 5877 (20.75%) Degree
2 636 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 467 (1.65%) ISEB
4 368 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 346 (1.22%) PhD
6 302 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 204 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 143 (0.50%) Sun Certification
8 143 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 111 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 73 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
11 67 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 63 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 56 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 51 (0.18%) HND
15 45 (0.16%) CISSP
16 41 (0.14%) MCP
17 34 (0.12%) Postgraduate
18 33 (0.12%) OCP
19 28 (0.099%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2427 (8.57%) QA
2 225 (0.79%) SLA
3 96 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 93 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 56 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 51 (0.18%) HL7
7 44 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 41 (0.14%) EMIR
9 28 (0.099%) Data Quality
10 27 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.074%) MiFID
12 20 (0.071%) ISO 8583
13 15 (0.053%) ISO 14001
13 15 (0.053%) COBIT
14 12 (0.042%) WCAG
15 10 (0.035%) Basel III
16 7 (0.025%) GCP
17 6 (0.021%) TickIT
17 6 (0.021%) Section 508
17 6 (0.021%) DICOM
System Software
1 495 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 267 (0.94%) Docker
3 204 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
4 172 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 140 (0.49%) Xen
6 136 (0.48%) KVM
7 112 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 110 (0.39%) HDFS
9 91 (0.32%) NFS
10 77 (0.27%) SRDF
11 74 (0.26%) Varnish
12 64 (0.23%) Firmware
13 56 (0.20%) VirtualBox
13 56 (0.20%) Apache Flume
14 53 (0.19%) LXC
14 53 (0.19%) XenServer
15 52 (0.18%) iptables
16 43 (0.15%) VMware ESX
17 42 (0.15%) vSphere
18 41 (0.14%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1110 (3.92%) Puppet
2 864 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
3 376 (1.33%) Ansible
4 295 (1.04%) Nagios
5 132 (0.47%) Vagrant
6 126 (0.44%) Salt
7 123 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 121 (0.43%) ZABBIX
9 81 (0.29%) Graphite
10 73 (0.26%) Tivoli
11 70 (0.25%) Data Guard
12 67 (0.24%) logstash
13 62 (0.22%) Kibana
14 56 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 52 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
16 33 (0.12%) HAProxy
17 30 (0.11%) Mesos
17 30 (0.11%) Kubernetes
18 29 (0.10%) CFEngine
18 29 (0.10%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6300 (22.24%) Oracle
2 1756 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 1079 (3.81%) IBM
4 696 (2.46%) VMware
5 682 (2.41%) Google
6 673 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 589 (2.08%) Sybase
8 557 (1.97%) SAP
9 548 (1.93%) hybris
10 415 (1.47%) TIBCO
11 369 (1.30%) HP
12 350 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
13 332 (1.17%) Adobe
14 330 (1.16%) Cisco
15 269 (0.95%) ATG
16 224 (0.79%) Sun
17 183 (0.65%) Informatica
18 173 (0.61%) Splunk
19 161 (0.57%) Facebook
20 153 (0.54%) Atlassian
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