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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 14955 14180 17229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.67% 13.94% 15.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.63% 26.35% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 12473 12086 14860
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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
56168 53805 60039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.35% 52.90% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 47543 46625 53118
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 7931 £55,000 -4.34% 923
South East -2 2402 £45,000 - 259
South West +7 1115 £40,000 +6.66% 117
East of England +1 1027 £42,500 - 133
Yorkshire +3 873 £40,000 +6.66% 126
North West -3 748 £42,500 +13.33% 140
West Midlands -3 385 £40,000 +6.66% 46
East Midlands -4 376 £37,500 -2.59% 35
North East +3 130 £30,000 -20.00% 36
Midlands +6 1 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9835 (31.90%) SQL
2 7899 (25.62%) JavaScript
3 7293 (23.66%) HTML
4 7019 (22.77%) Linux
5 6909 (22.41%) Finance
6 6724 (21.81%) Oracle
7 6703 (21.74%) Spring
8 6564 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6539 (21.21%) Degree
10 5863 (19.02%) C#
11 5748 (18.64%) OO
12 5416 (17.57%) XML
13 5231 (16.97%) J2EE
14 5222 (16.94%) .NET
15 5153 (16.71%) Software Engineering
16 5090 (16.51%) CSS
17 4982 (16.16%) C++
18 4799 (15.57%) TDD
19 4630 (15.02%) Web Services
20 4505 (14.61%) UNIX
21 4444 (14.41%) Computer Science
22 4341 (14.08%) Scrum
23 3966 (12.86%) Hibernate
24 3704 (12.01%) SQL Server
25 3603 (11.69%) Python
26 3439 (11.15%) MySQL
27 3267 (10.60%) Windows
28 3265 (10.59%) Tomcat
29 3253 (10.55%) E-Commerce
30 2938 (9.53%) PHP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3265 (10.59%) Tomcat
2 2391 (7.76%) Apache
3 1427 (4.63%) WebSphere
4 1263 (4.10%) WebLogic
5 771 (2.50%) IIS
6 724 (2.35%) CMS
7 723 (2.35%) Node.js
8 437 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 405 (1.31%) Apache Solr
10 376 (1.22%) SharePoint
11 267 (0.87%) Jetty
12 261 (0.85%) Drupal
13 257 (0.83%) GlassFish
14 254 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
15 253 (0.82%) Confluence
16 216 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
17 209 (0.68%) nginx
18 197 (0.64%) Apache Pig
19 189 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
20 185 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1251 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 300 (0.97%) MS Office
3 216 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 107 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 103 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
6 89 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 83 (0.27%) SPSS
8 40 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 34 (0.11%) MS Project
10 16 (0.052%) 3ds Max
11 15 (0.049%) Mathematica
12 14 (0.045%) Fireworks
13 12 (0.039%) Maya
13 12 (0.039%) NASTRAN
14 11 (0.036%) CPLEX
14 11 (0.036%) FastStats
15 10 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
16 8 (0.026%) Blender
16 8 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
16 8 (0.026%) Weka
Business Applications
1 302 (0.98%) Magento
2 187 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
3 117 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 114 (0.37%) Fredhopper
4 114 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 82 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 71 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
7 65 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
8 62 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 50 (0.16%) RMDS
10 47 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
11 44 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
12 43 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
13 32 (0.10%) Maximo
14 31 (0.10%) WebTrends
15 30 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
16 28 (0.091%) SAP BPC
16 28 (0.091%) SAP CRM
16 28 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
17 27 (0.088%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 690 (2.24%) SaaS
2 640 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 303 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 207 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 149 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 141 (0.46%) GitHub
7 102 (0.33%) Force.com
7 102 (0.33%) IaaS
8 100 (0.32%) PaaS
9 57 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 56 (0.18%) Google Apps
11 51 (0.17%) Joyent
12 44 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
12 44 (0.14%) Google App Engine
13 33 (0.11%) ElastiCache
13 33 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 27 (0.088%) Basecamp
15 16 (0.052%) AWS Data Pipeline
15 16 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
16 14 (0.045%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1326 (4.30%) HTTP
2 1301 (4.22%) Internet
3 897 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 462 (1.50%) Firewall
5 440 (1.43%) DNS
6 309 (1.00%) LDAP
7 273 (0.89%) SAN
8 255 (0.83%) SSL
9 168 (0.54%) FTP
10 166 (0.54%) SMTP
11 144 (0.47%) VPN
12 137 (0.44%) WAN
13 126 (0.41%) DHCP
14 125 (0.41%) Intranet
15 120 (0.39%) LAN
16 118 (0.38%) VoIP
17 116 (0.38%) SNMP
18 105 (0.34%) SSH
19 104 (0.34%) Wireless
20 101 (0.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3704 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 3439 (11.15%) MySQL
3 2493 (8.09%) Relational Database
4 1978 (6.42%) Big Data
5 1582 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 1556 (5.05%) Hadoop
7 1255 (4.07%) RDBMS
8 1206 (3.91%) Oracle Database
9 1171 (3.80%) MongoDB
10 746 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
11 673 (2.18%) DB2
12 576 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
13 539 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
14 433 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 415 (1.35%) Apache Hive
16 386 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
17 343 (1.11%) HBase
18 340 (1.10%) Redis
19 329 (1.07%) Data Mining
20 276 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2549 (8.27%) Maven
2 2257 (7.32%) JUnit
3 2250 (7.30%) Git (software)
4 2207 (7.16%) Subversion
5 2042 (6.62%) Selenium
6 1871 (6.07%) Eclipse
7 1618 (5.25%) Jenkins
8 1192 (3.87%) Ant
9 1049 (3.40%) JIRA
10 859 (2.79%) Cucumber
11 778 (2.52%) WebDriver
12 664 (2.15%) Hudson
13 581 (1.88%) Visual Studio
14 346 (1.12%) Mockito
15 302 (0.98%) JMeter
16 271 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
17 256 (0.83%) SoapUI
18 242 (0.78%) TeamCity
19 240 (0.78%) Mercurial
20 237 (0.77%) TestNG
General
1 6909 (22.41%) Finance
2 2720 (8.82%) Banking
3 1521 (4.93%) Retail
4 1405 (4.56%) Front Office
5 1208 (3.92%) Games
6 1159 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 1101 (3.57%) Marketing
8 1053 (3.42%) Investment Banking
9 536 (1.74%) Publishing
10 501 (1.63%) Advertising
11 407 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 363 (1.18%) Back Office
13 308 (1.00%) Manufacturing
14 236 (0.77%) Legal
15 179 (0.58%) Automotive
16 174 (0.56%) Electronics
17 162 (0.53%) Law
18 147 (0.48%) French Language
19 132 (0.43%) Billing
20 97 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17137 (55.59%) Developer
2 9425 (30.57%) Java Developer
3 3291 (10.67%) Senior Developer
4 2575 (8.35%) Analyst
5 2147 (6.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 2089 (6.78%) Architect
7 2078 (6.74%) Software Engineer
8 1759 (5.71%) Software Developer
9 1360 (4.41%) Consultant
10 1013 (3.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 1000 (3.24%) Graduate
12 956 (3.10%) Web Developer
13 929 (3.01%) Programmer
14 914 (2.96%) Junior
15 815 (2.64%) Applications Support
16 725 (2.35%) Tester
17 679 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
18 675 (2.19%) Junior Developer
19 670 (2.17%) Support Analyst
20 662 (2.15%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7293 (23.66%) HTML
2 6703 (21.74%) Spring
3 5416 (17.57%) XML
4 5231 (16.97%) J2EE
5 5222 (16.94%) .NET
6 5090 (16.51%) CSS
7 4630 (15.02%) Web Services
8 3966 (12.86%) Hibernate
9 2826 (9.17%) jQuery
10 2464 (7.99%) HTML5
11 2083 (6.76%) SOAP
12 2027 (6.57%) JSP
13 1817 (5.89%) REST
14 1740 (5.64%) Ajax
15 1709 (5.54%) Java EE
16 1501 (4.87%) JSON
17 1314 (4.26%) RESTful
18 1254 (4.07%) ASP.NET
19 1194 (3.87%) JMS
20 1145 (3.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4444 (14.41%) Computer Science
2 2165 (7.02%) Open Source
3 1767 (5.73%) Mathematics
4 1314 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 1125 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 950 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 694 (2.25%) Derivative
8 618 (2.00%) Physics
9 584 (1.89%) Equities
10 498 (1.62%) Client/Server
11 451 (1.46%) Fixed Income
12 441 (1.43%) Hedge funds
13 414 (1.34%) Visualisation
14 410 (1.33%) Social Media
15 355 (1.15%) iPhone
15 355 (1.15%) Statistics
16 339 (1.10%) Digital Media
17 336 (1.09%) Clustering
18 317 (1.03%) Management Information System
19 280 (0.91%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7019 (22.77%) Linux
2 4505 (14.61%) UNIX
3 3267 (10.60%) Windows
4 2243 (7.28%) Android
5 1638 (5.31%) Apple iOS
6 747 (2.42%) Solaris
7 497 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 314 (1.02%) CentOS
9 276 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 273 (0.89%) Ubuntu
11 211 (0.68%) AIX
12 197 (0.64%) Debian
13 192 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 156 (0.51%) Windows Phone
15 141 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 85 (0.28%) HPUX
17 74 (0.24%) Windows 7
18 67 (0.22%) Windows XP
19 61 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
20 59 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6564 (21.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5748 (18.64%) OO
3 5153 (16.71%) Software Engineering
4 4799 (15.57%) TDD
5 4341 (14.08%) Scrum
6 3253 (10.55%) E-Commerce
7 2637 (8.55%) MVC
8 2467 (8.00%) Multithreading
9 2405 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
10 1898 (6.16%) SOA
11 1834 (5.95%) BDD
12 1733 (5.62%) OOP
13 1577 (5.12%) Unit Testing
14 1551 (5.03%) Web Development
15 1485 (4.82%) Project Management
16 1381 (4.48%) UML
17 1275 (4.14%) Analytics
18 1205 (3.91%) Android Development
19 1166 (3.78%) DevOps
20 1134 (3.68%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9835 (31.90%) SQL
2 7899 (25.62%) JavaScript
3 5863 (19.02%) C#
4 4982 (16.16%) C++
5 3603 (11.69%) Python
6 2938 (9.53%) PHP
7 2206 (7.16%) C
8 2035 (6.60%) Ruby
9 1949 (6.32%) Perl
10 1297 (4.21%) Scala
11 1144 (3.71%) PL/SQL
12 1012 (3.28%) Shell Script
13 892 (2.89%) Bash Shell
14 751 (2.44%) Objective-C
15 696 (2.26%) VB
16 576 (1.87%) Groovy
17 459 (1.49%) T-SQL
18 444 (1.44%) VB.NET
19 389 (1.26%) R
20 348 (1.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6539 (21.21%) Degree
2 878 (2.85%) Security Cleared
3 583 (1.89%) PhD
4 441 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 392 (1.27%) ISEB
6 239 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 229 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 169 (0.55%) Sun Certification
9 122 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 115 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 90 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 77 (0.25%) CISSP
13 64 (0.21%) PMI Certification
13 64 (0.21%) HND
14 52 (0.17%) CEH
15 50 (0.16%) PMP
16 47 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
16 47 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
17 46 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 44 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2586 (8.39%) QA
2 215 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 213 (0.69%) SLA
4 201 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 56 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 53 (0.17%) ISO 8583
7 50 (0.16%) HL7
8 30 (0.097%) COBIT
9 26 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 23 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.049%) WAI
12 14 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
13 13 (0.042%) TickIT
14 12 (0.039%) EMIR
15 11 (0.036%) WCAG
15 11 (0.036%) ISO 9000
16 9 (0.029%) Basel III
17 8 (0.026%) DO-178B
17 8 (0.026%) ISO 14001
18 7 (0.023%) Solvency II
System Software
1 435 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 202 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 108 (0.35%) NFS
4 103 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
5 96 (0.31%) HDFS
6 88 (0.29%) vSphere
7 85 (0.28%) Varnish
8 80 (0.26%) KVM
9 78 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 72 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 69 (0.22%) Hyper-V
12 47 (0.15%) Xen
13 36 (0.12%) Samba
14 35 (0.11%) Apache Flume
15 32 (0.10%) vCloud
16 28 (0.091%) Postfix
17 27 (0.088%) XenApp
18 20 (0.065%) Docker
19 18 (0.058%) Squid
20 17 (0.055%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 897 (2.91%) Puppet
2 696 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
3 307 (1.00%) Nagios
4 124 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 102 (0.33%) Ansible
6 95 (0.31%) logstash
7 89 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 83 (0.27%) Vagrant
9 68 (0.22%) Opsview
10 54 (0.18%) HAProxy
11 48 (0.16%) Salt
11 48 (0.16%) Zenoss
12 44 (0.14%) Munin
13 39 (0.13%) Control-M
14 36 (0.12%) Ganglia
15 33 (0.11%) NetBackup
16 32 (0.10%) StatsD
17 31 (0.10%) Cacti
18 29 (0.094%) SCCM
19 27 (0.088%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6724 (21.81%) Oracle
2 2078 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 1700 (5.51%) JBoss
4 1026 (3.33%) Google
5 809 (2.62%) IBM
6 808 (2.62%) SAP
7 776 (2.52%) Red Hat
8 641 (2.08%) Sybase
9 635 (2.06%) VMware
10 588 (1.91%) hybris
11 541 (1.75%) TIBCO
12 518 (1.68%) Adobe
13 335 (1.09%) Facebook
14 320 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
15 316 (1.02%) Sun
16 313 (1.02%) HP
17 300 (0.97%) Cisco
18 279 (0.90%) JD Edwards
19 239 (0.78%) ATG
20 207 (0.67%) Zend
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 minutes ago
North London
AB Recruit
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £64,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
Posted: 35 minutes ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 36 minutes ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 47 minutes ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + +Benefits +relocation bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wiltshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 hours ago