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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 14 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 13439 14698 15957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.98% 14.61% 14.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.71% 27.25% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11355 12193 13825
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
52267 53946 59240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.46% 53.64% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45150 45942 52721
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 -2 6845 £57,500 - 553
South East -1 2349 £45,000 - 230
East of England +2 1096 £45,000 +12.50% 83
Yorkshire -4 850 £40,000 - 79
South West -4 817 £37,500 - 92
North West -2 704 £40,000 - 93
West Midlands -14 342 £40,000 - 25
East Midlands -2 305 £38,800 +2.78% 18
North East -2 106 £35,116 -12.21% 13
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10767 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8513 (31.22%) SQL
3 6923 (25.39%) JavaScript
4 6154 (22.57%) HTML
5 6113 (22.42%) Spring
6 6085 (22.31%) Oracle
7 5996 (21.99%) Linux
8 5924 (21.72%) Finance
9 5451 (19.99%) Degree
10 5160 (18.92%) C#
11 4797 (17.59%) XML
12 4686 (17.18%) J2EE
13 4653 (17.06%) OO
14 4438 (16.27%) Software Engineering
15 4417 (16.20%) CSS
16 4241 (15.55%) .NET
17 4213 (15.45%) TDD
18 4140 (15.18%) C++
19 4088 (14.99%) Web Services
20 3920 (14.37%) UNIX
21 3585 (13.15%) Scrum
22 3540 (12.98%) Computer Science
23 3495 (12.82%) Hibernate
24 3144 (11.53%) SQL Server
25 3075 (11.28%) E-Commerce
26 3000 (11.00%) Python
27 2953 (10.83%) MySQL
28 2906 (10.66%) Windows
29 2632 (9.65%) Tomcat
30 2539 (9.31%) Banking

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2632 (9.65%) Tomcat
2 1977 (7.25%) Apache
3 1461 (5.36%) JBoss
4 1392 (5.10%) WebSphere
5 1226 (4.50%) WebLogic
6 643 (2.36%) Node.js
7 626 (2.30%) IIS
8 546 (2.00%) CMS
9 392 (1.44%) Apache Solr
10 350 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 286 (1.05%) nginx
12 281 (1.03%) SharePoint
13 272 (1.00%) GlassFish
14 256 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
15 255 (0.94%) Confluence
16 253 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
17 235 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 208 (0.76%) Drupal
19 206 (0.76%) OpenStack
20 204 (0.75%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1079 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 301 (1.10%) MS Office
3 123 (0.45%) Photoshop
4 105 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 75 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 64 (0.23%) MS Project
7 58 (0.21%) SPSS
8 52 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 25 (0.092%) 3ds Max
10 24 (0.088%) Weka
11 22 (0.081%) Mathematica
12 20 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
13 14 (0.051%) CPLEX
13 14 (0.051%) Maya
14 12 (0.044%) Blender
15 11 (0.040%) Mingle
16 8 (0.029%) Doxygen
17 6 (0.022%) ArcView
18 5 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 4 (0.015%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 129 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
2 76 (0.28%) Magento
3 73 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 70 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 67 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 59 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 57 (0.21%) Fredhopper
8 50 (0.18%) Summit
9 45 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
10 40 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
11 37 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
12 36 (0.13%) RMDS
13 33 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
14 29 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 27 (0.099%) Maximo
16 26 (0.095%) Oracle Cash Management
17 24 (0.088%) TIBCO iProcess
18 21 (0.077%) Temenos T24
19 20 (0.073%) SAP SD
20 18 (0.066%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 654 (2.40%) SaaS
2 548 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 270 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 173 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 170 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 138 (0.51%) GitHub
7 117 (0.43%) PaaS
8 94 (0.34%) Force.com
9 90 (0.33%) IaaS
10 75 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 63 (0.23%) Google Apps
12 56 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 29 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 28 (0.10%) Google App Engine
15 26 (0.095%) Heroku
16 25 (0.092%) SoftLayer
17 22 (0.081%) Joyent
18 18 (0.066%) Route 53
19 17 (0.062%) Office 365
20 16 (0.059%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1072 (3.93%) HTTP
2 961 (3.52%) Internet
3 675 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 343 (1.26%) DNS
5 330 (1.21%) Firewall
6 266 (0.98%) LDAP
7 233 (0.85%) SAN
8 202 (0.74%) SSL
9 177 (0.65%) FTP
10 153 (0.56%) WAN
11 146 (0.54%) LAN
12 121 (0.44%) VPN
13 109 (0.40%) SMTP
14 93 (0.34%) DHCP
15 92 (0.34%) Wireless
16 91 (0.33%) SSH
17 88 (0.32%) Intranet
18 84 (0.31%) SNMP
19 80 (0.29%) NAS
20 76 (0.28%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3144 (11.53%) SQL Server
2 2953 (10.83%) MySQL
3 1929 (7.07%) Relational Database
4 1568 (5.75%) Big Data
5 1557 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 1171 (4.29%) Hadoop
7 1033 (3.79%) MongoDB
8 1032 (3.78%) Oracle Database
9 1001 (3.67%) RDBMS
10 646 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
11 598 (2.19%) DB2
12 442 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
13 432 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 377 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 309 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
16 294 (1.08%) Apache Hive
17 284 (1.04%) HBase
18 254 (0.93%) Redis
19 247 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
20 207 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2268 (8.32%) Maven
2 2186 (8.02%) Git (software)
3 1956 (7.17%) JUnit
4 1758 (6.45%) Subversion
5 1731 (6.35%) Selenium
6 1672 (6.13%) Jenkins
7 1650 (6.05%) Eclipse
8 1171 (4.29%) JIRA
9 972 (3.56%) Ant
10 786 (2.88%) Cucumber
11 715 (2.62%) WebDriver
12 624 (2.29%) Hudson
13 424 (1.55%) Visual Studio
14 371 (1.36%) Mockito
15 271 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
16 252 (0.92%) TeamCity
17 242 (0.89%) JMeter
18 229 (0.84%) TestNG
19 227 (0.83%) NUnit
20 218 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 5924 (21.72%) Finance
2 2539 (9.31%) Banking
3 1552 (5.69%) Retail
4 1140 (4.18%) Front Office
5 1088 (3.99%) Telecoms
6 904 (3.31%) Games
7 881 (3.23%) Investment Banking
8 745 (2.73%) Marketing
9 426 (1.56%) Advertising
10 357 (1.31%) Publishing
11 312 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 311 (1.14%) Back Office
13 201 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 185 (0.68%) Legal
15 169 (0.62%) Automotive
16 152 (0.56%) Law
17 133 (0.49%) Aerospace
18 132 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
19 125 (0.46%) French Language
20 122 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14803 (54.28%) Developer
2 8466 (31.05%) Java Developer
3 2639 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 2074 (7.61%) Analyst
5 1987 (7.29%) Architect
6 1873 (6.87%) Software Engineer
7 1723 (6.32%) Senior Java Developer
8 1465 (5.37%) Software Developer
9 1223 (4.48%) Consultant
10 908 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 805 (2.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 797 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
13 782 (2.87%) Junior
14 776 (2.85%) Applications Support
15 767 (2.81%) Graduate
16 698 (2.56%) Support Analyst
17 695 (2.55%) Programmer
18 603 (2.21%) Junior Developer
19 562 (2.06%) C# Developer
20 558 (2.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6154 (22.57%) HTML
2 6113 (22.42%) Spring
3 4797 (17.59%) XML
4 4686 (17.18%) J2EE
5 4417 (16.20%) CSS
6 4241 (15.55%) .NET
7 4088 (14.99%) Web Services
8 3495 (12.82%) Hibernate
9 2434 (8.93%) jQuery
10 2018 (7.40%) HTML5
11 1897 (6.96%) SOAP
12 1782 (6.53%) Java EE
13 1756 (6.44%) JSP
14 1573 (5.77%) REST
15 1396 (5.12%) Ajax
16 1380 (5.06%) JSON
17 1277 (4.68%) RESTful
18 1107 (4.06%) JMS
19 1068 (3.92%) Middleware
20 992 (3.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3540 (12.98%) Computer Science
2 1885 (6.91%) Open Source
3 1798 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1248 (4.58%) Mathematics
5 1105 (4.05%) Mobile App
6 1021 (3.74%) User Experience
7 971 (3.56%) Algorithms
8 905 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
9 784 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 566 (2.08%) Derivative
11 413 (1.51%) Equities
11 413 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 392 (1.44%) Data Structures
13 390 (1.43%) Fixed Income
14 375 (1.38%) Physics
15 370 (1.36%) Management Information System
16 316 (1.16%) iPhone
17 307 (1.13%) Data Integration
18 294 (1.08%) Visualisation
19 286 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5996 (21.99%) Linux
2 3920 (14.37%) UNIX
3 2906 (10.66%) Windows
4 1865 (6.84%) Android
5 1261 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 585 (2.15%) Solaris
7 477 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 252 (0.92%) CentOS
9 210 (0.77%) AIX
10 204 (0.75%) Ubuntu
11 201 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 163 (0.60%) Debian
13 159 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 114 (0.42%) Windows Phone
15 112 (0.41%) Mac OS X
16 66 (0.24%) HPUX
17 62 (0.23%) Windows XP
18 61 (0.22%) Windows 8
19 59 (0.22%) Windows 7
20 51 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10767 (39.48%) Agile Software Development
2 4653 (17.06%) OO
3 4438 (16.27%) Software Engineering
4 4213 (15.45%) TDD
5 3585 (13.15%) Scrum
6 3075 (11.28%) E-Commerce
7 2355 (8.64%) MVC
8 2249 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2042 (7.49%) Multithreading
10 1822 (6.68%) SOA
11 1738 (6.37%) BDD
12 1564 (5.74%) Mentoring
13 1472 (5.40%) OOP
14 1324 (4.86%) Web Development
15 1322 (4.85%) Unit Testing
16 1232 (4.52%) UML
17 1181 (4.33%) DevOps
18 1172 (4.30%) Project Management
19 1058 (3.88%) Analytics
20 1010 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8513 (31.22%) SQL
2 6923 (25.39%) JavaScript
3 5160 (18.92%) C#
4 4140 (15.18%) C++
5 3000 (11.00%) Python
6 2176 (7.98%) PHP
7 1802 (6.61%) Ruby
8 1672 (6.13%) C
9 1639 (6.01%) Perl
10 1182 (4.33%) PL/SQL
11 986 (3.62%) Scala
12 851 (3.12%) Shell Script
13 839 (3.08%) Bash Shell
14 679 (2.49%) Objective-C
15 507 (1.86%) VB
16 467 (1.71%) Groovy
17 392 (1.44%) T-SQL
18 312 (1.14%) VB.NET
19 296 (1.09%) PowerShell
20 288 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5451 (19.99%) Degree
2 782 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 488 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 380 (1.39%) PhD
5 342 (1.25%) ISEB
6 200 (0.73%) ISTQB
7 177 (0.65%) Sun Certification
8 164 (0.60%) DV Cleared
9 111 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 88 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 65 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 62 (0.23%) PMI Certification
13 58 (0.21%) HND
14 54 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 53 (0.19%) OCPJP
16 51 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
17 42 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
18 38 (0.14%) CISSP
19 37 (0.14%) CCNA
20 34 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2007 (7.36%) QA
2 291 (1.07%) SLA
3 167 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 150 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 42 (0.15%) ISO 8583
6 41 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 39 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 34 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 25 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
10 23 (0.084%) EMIR
10 23 (0.084%) ISO 14001
11 21 (0.077%) COBIT
12 18 (0.066%) HL7
13 17 (0.062%) Basel III
14 12 (0.044%) Basel II
14 12 (0.044%) WAI
15 9 (0.033%) ISO 9000
16 8 (0.029%) MiFID
16 8 (0.029%) TickIT
16 8 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 470 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 193 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 111 (0.41%) HDFS
4 89 (0.33%) Varnish
5 84 (0.31%) NFS
6 79 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 74 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 71 (0.26%) KVM
9 68 (0.25%) vSphere
10 65 (0.24%) Hyper-V
11 63 (0.23%) Docker
12 46 (0.17%) Xen
13 45 (0.17%) Samba
14 44 (0.16%) Firmware
15 34 (0.12%) VMware ESX
16 31 (0.11%) Squid
17 29 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 27 (0.099%) Apache Flume
19 26 (0.095%) XenServer
20 24 (0.088%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 893 (3.27%) Puppet
2 675 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 302 (1.11%) Nagios
4 182 (0.67%) Ansible
5 122 (0.45%) Vagrant
6 119 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 108 (0.40%) Graphite
8 105 (0.39%) ZABBIX
9 93 (0.34%) Salt
10 83 (0.30%) logstash
11 53 (0.19%) Tivoli
12 48 (0.18%) HAProxy
12 48 (0.18%) Opsview
13 44 (0.16%) Cacti
14 43 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
15 41 (0.15%) Ganglia
16 38 (0.14%) StatsD
17 31 (0.11%) collectd
18 30 (0.11%) Kibana
19 29 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6085 (22.31%) Oracle
2 1729 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 877 (3.22%) IBM
4 714 (2.62%) Google
5 661 (2.42%) VMware
6 631 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 587 (2.15%) Sybase
8 550 (2.02%) TIBCO
9 549 (2.01%) SAP
10 514 (1.88%) hybris
11 316 (1.16%) HP
12 314 (1.15%) Sun
13 306 (1.12%) Adobe
14 251 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
15 239 (0.88%) ATG
16 236 (0.87%) Cisco
17 232 (0.85%) Informatica
18 210 (0.77%) Zend
19 164 (0.60%) Facebook
19 164 (0.60%) Business Objects
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
University of Westminster
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Next Move IT
Salary: £29000 - £31000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago