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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 13666 16353 14113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.57% 14.43% 13.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.18% 27.15% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11593 13808 12133
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 £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
52191 60221 54312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.81% 53.15% 53.23%
Number of salaries quoted 44829 51770 47227
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 7160 £60,000 +4.34% 965
South East 0 2400 £45,000 - 263
East of England -1 925 £45,000 - 142
South West -3 891 £40,000 - 131
Yorkshire -3 787 £42,500 +6.25% 105
North West +3 631 £42,500 +6.25% 136
West Midlands 0 417 £45,000 +12.50% 52
East Midlands +2 364 £41,500 +10.66% 42
North East -3 96 £42,500 +21.42% 30
Midlands -4 8 £60,000 +20.00%
South Coast +2 1 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11273 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
2 8745 (32.89%) SQL
3 6927 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 6559 (24.67%) Finance
5 6082 (22.88%) HTML
6 6073 (22.84%) Spring
7 5979 (22.49%) Oracle
8 5864 (22.06%) Linux
9 5128 (19.29%) Degree
10 5077 (19.10%) C#
11 4680 (17.60%) TDD
12 4518 (16.99%) .NET
13 4486 (16.87%) Web Services
14 4429 (16.66%) XML
15 4420 (16.63%) Software Engineering
16 4265 (16.04%) J2EE
17 4206 (15.82%) OO
18 4171 (15.69%) CSS
19 3845 (14.46%) C++
20 3836 (14.43%) Scrum
21 3516 (13.23%) UNIX
22 3377 (12.70%) Hibernate
23 3250 (12.22%) Computer Science
24 3184 (11.98%) SQL Server
25 3046 (11.46%) Python
26 2901 (10.91%) Windows
27 2868 (10.79%) MySQL
28 2846 (10.71%) E-Commerce
29 2565 (9.65%) Tomcat
30 2508 (9.43%) SDLC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2565 (9.65%) Tomcat
2 1846 (6.94%) Apache
3 1527 (5.74%) WebSphere
4 1488 (5.60%) JBoss
5 1065 (4.01%) WebLogic
6 848 (3.19%) Node.js
7 525 (1.97%) IIS
8 479 (1.80%) Apache Solr
9 452 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
10 434 (1.63%) CMS
11 346 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 294 (1.11%) SharePoint
13 263 (0.99%) Apache Spark
14 248 (0.93%) OpenStack
15 241 (0.91%) GlassFish
16 223 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
17 218 (0.82%) Confluence
18 216 (0.81%) Apache Pig
19 209 (0.79%) MQSeries
20 207 (0.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 953 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 239 (0.90%) MS Office
3 101 (0.38%) MS Project
4 91 (0.34%) SPSS
5 89 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 85 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 67 (0.25%) MS Visio
8 20 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 20 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
8 20 (0.075%) Mathematica
9 19 (0.071%) Mingle
10 15 (0.056%) FrameMaker
11 12 (0.045%) RoboHelp
11 12 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.041%) Weka
13 10 (0.038%) GNU Octave
14 9 (0.034%) PowerPivot
15 8 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
15 8 (0.030%) CPLEX
16 7 (0.026%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 174 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
2 101 (0.38%) RMDS
3 98 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 86 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 77 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 67 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 64 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
8 62 (0.23%) Magento
9 52 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
10 39 (0.15%) Summit
11 35 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
12 31 (0.12%) BusinessWorks
13 29 (0.11%) SAP SRM
13 29 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
14 28 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
15 27 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
15 27 (0.10%) Fredhopper
16 26 (0.098%) Oracle Assets
17 24 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
18 21 (0.079%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1276 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 710 (2.67%) SaaS
3 280 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 267 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 226 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 154 (0.58%) PaaS
7 108 (0.41%) GitHub
8 106 (0.40%) IaaS
9 100 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 85 (0.32%) Force.com
11 79 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 59 (0.22%) Google Apps
13 52 (0.20%) Google Analytics
14 41 (0.15%) Google App Engine
15 37 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
16 36 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
17 29 (0.11%) Heroku
18 26 (0.098%) SoftLayer
19 24 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 21 (0.079%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1001 (3.77%) HTTP
2 840 (3.16%) Internet
3 548 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 309 (1.16%) DNS
5 292 (1.10%) Firewall
6 254 (0.96%) SAN
7 214 (0.80%) WAN
8 213 (0.80%) LDAP
9 210 (0.79%) LAN
10 174 (0.65%) SSL
11 122 (0.46%) Multicast
12 121 (0.46%) VPN
13 117 (0.44%) NAS
14 104 (0.39%) Wireless
15 103 (0.39%) FTP
16 97 (0.36%) Network Security
17 96 (0.36%) SMTP
18 89 (0.33%) DHCP
19 85 (0.32%) Intranet
20 83 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3184 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 2868 (10.79%) MySQL
3 1937 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 1668 (6.27%) NoSQL
5 1531 (5.76%) Big Data
6 1290 (4.85%) MongoDB
7 1285 (4.83%) Hadoop
8 1142 (4.30%) Oracle Database
9 1004 (3.78%) RDBMS
10 813 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
11 646 (2.43%) DB2
12 577 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 449 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 438 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
15 385 (1.45%) Apache Hive
16 338 (1.27%) HBase
17 318 (1.20%) Redis
18 272 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
19 265 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
20 251 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2261 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 2249 (8.46%) Maven
3 1915 (7.20%) Selenium
4 1825 (6.86%) JUnit
5 1713 (6.44%) Jenkins
6 1591 (5.98%) Eclipse
7 1582 (5.95%) Subversion
8 1095 (4.12%) JIRA
9 917 (3.45%) Ant
10 909 (3.42%) Cucumber
11 901 (3.39%) WebDriver
12 491 (1.85%) Visual Studio
13 368 (1.38%) Mockito
14 359 (1.35%) Hudson
15 320 (1.20%) JMeter
16 307 (1.15%) TestNG
17 259 (0.97%) Gradle
18 256 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
19 253 (0.95%) SoapUI
20 238 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6559 (24.67%) Finance
2 2288 (8.61%) Banking
3 1691 (6.36%) Retail
4 1108 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 908 (3.42%) Front Office
6 887 (3.34%) Games
7 668 (2.51%) Marketing
8 623 (2.34%) Investment Banking
9 366 (1.38%) Advertising
10 353 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 319 (1.20%) Publishing
12 310 (1.17%) Back Office
13 232 (0.87%) Manufacturing
14 222 (0.84%) Electronics
15 209 (0.79%) Legal
16 205 (0.77%) Automotive
16 205 (0.77%) Law
17 141 (0.53%) Billing
18 126 (0.47%) Online Betting
19 93 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14295 (53.77%) Developer
2 7915 (29.77%) Java Developer
3 2813 (10.58%) Senior Developer
4 2066 (7.77%) Architect
5 2019 (7.59%) Software Engineer
6 1919 (7.22%) Analyst
7 1855 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
8 1529 (5.75%) Software Developer
9 1096 (4.12%) Consultant
10 879 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
11 872 (3.28%) Junior
12 734 (2.76%) Tester
13 731 (2.75%) Web Developer
14 691 (2.60%) Graduate
15 683 (2.57%) Applications Support
16 654 (2.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
17 643 (2.42%) Programmer
18 608 (2.29%) Junior Developer
19 579 (2.18%) C# Developer
20 545 (2.05%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6082 (22.88%) HTML
2 6073 (22.84%) Spring
3 4518 (16.99%) .NET
4 4486 (16.87%) Web Services
5 4429 (16.66%) XML
6 4265 (16.04%) J2EE
7 4171 (15.69%) CSS
8 3377 (12.70%) Hibernate
9 2267 (8.53%) jQuery
10 2034 (7.65%) REST
11 1924 (7.24%) HTML5
12 1847 (6.95%) SOAP
13 1547 (5.82%) Java EE
14 1499 (5.64%) JSP
15 1473 (5.54%) JSON
16 1344 (5.06%) RESTful
17 1255 (4.72%) Ajax
18 1153 (4.34%) Middleware
19 1142 (4.30%) JMS
20 1073 (4.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3250 (12.22%) Computer Science
2 2084 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1047 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 1012 (3.81%) Mathematics
5 977 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
6 792 (2.98%) User Experience
7 723 (2.72%) Algorithms
8 640 (2.41%) Data Structures
9 613 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 489 (1.84%) Derivative
11 466 (1.75%) Client/Server
12 465 (1.75%) Equities
13 390 (1.47%) Management Information System
14 334 (1.26%) Physics
15 324 (1.22%) Fixed Income
16 304 (1.14%) Hedge funds
17 280 (1.05%) Visualisation
18 268 (1.01%) Social Media
19 247 (0.93%) Data Centre
20 238 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5864 (22.06%) Linux
2 3516 (13.23%) UNIX
3 2901 (10.91%) Windows
4 1792 (6.74%) Android
5 1161 (4.37%) Apple iOS
6 465 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 434 (1.63%) Solaris
8 309 (1.16%) CentOS
9 272 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 196 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 169 (0.64%) AIX
12 125 (0.47%) Debian
13 107 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 106 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 103 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 98 (0.37%) Windows 7
17 72 (0.27%) Windows Phone
18 59 (0.22%) Windows XP
19 57 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
20 48 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11273 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
2 4680 (17.60%) TDD
3 4420 (16.63%) Software Engineering
4 4206 (15.82%) OO
5 3836 (14.43%) Scrum
6 2846 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 2508 (9.43%) SDLC
8 2413 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2279 (8.57%) MVC
10 1880 (7.07%) Multithreading
11 1879 (7.07%) Open Source
12 1867 (7.02%) BDD
13 1838 (6.91%) SOA
14 1407 (5.29%) Unit Testing
15 1406 (5.29%) Mentoring
16 1301 (4.89%) DevOps
17 1289 (4.85%) Web Development
18 1224 (4.60%) OOP
19 1120 (4.21%) UML
20 1095 (4.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8745 (32.89%) SQL
2 6927 (26.06%) JavaScript
3 5077 (19.10%) C#
4 3845 (14.46%) C++
5 3046 (11.46%) Python
6 2193 (8.25%) PHP
7 1736 (6.53%) Ruby
8 1553 (5.84%) C
9 1477 (5.56%) Perl
10 1352 (5.09%) Scala
11 1235 (4.65%) PL/SQL
12 868 (3.26%) Bash Shell
13 716 (2.69%) Shell Script
14 545 (2.05%) Groovy
15 544 (2.05%) VB
16 542 (2.04%) Objective-C
17 412 (1.55%) T-SQL
18 357 (1.34%) VB.NET
19 247 (0.93%) Clojure
20 241 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 5128 (19.29%) Degree
2 588 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 435 (1.64%) ISEB
4 331 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 318 (1.20%) PhD
6 237 (0.89%) ISTQB
7 197 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 141 (0.53%) Sun Certification
9 133 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 108 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 80 (0.30%) PMI Certification
12 62 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
13 57 (0.21%) HND
14 52 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
15 50 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 40 (0.15%) OCPJP
17 38 (0.14%) CISSP
18 37 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
19 33 (0.12%) MCP
20 32 (0.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2161 (8.13%) QA
2 249 (0.94%) SLA
3 97 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 96 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 55 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (0.17%) EMIR
7 42 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 36 (0.14%) HL7
9 31 (0.12%) ISO 8583
10 26 (0.098%) Data Quality
11 24 (0.090%) MiFID
12 17 (0.064%) Basel III
13 16 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 14 (0.053%) WCAG
14 14 (0.053%) COBIT
15 9 (0.034%) Section 508
16 7 (0.026%) ISO 14001
16 7 (0.026%) PMBOK
17 6 (0.023%) RosettaNet
17 6 (0.023%) WAI
System Software
1 418 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 188 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
3 176 (0.66%) Docker
4 168 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 114 (0.43%) HDFS
6 111 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 96 (0.36%) Xen
8 92 (0.35%) KVM
9 90 (0.34%) NFS
10 89 (0.33%) Firmware
11 74 (0.28%) SRDF
12 57 (0.21%) Varnish
13 52 (0.20%) Squid
14 51 (0.19%) vSphere
15 48 (0.18%) Apache Flume
15 48 (0.18%) iptables
16 47 (0.18%) XenServer
17 40 (0.15%) VMware ESX
18 30 (0.11%) Postfix
19 28 (0.11%) LXC
Systems Management
1 934 (3.51%) Puppet
2 750 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
3 289 (1.09%) Nagios
4 259 (0.97%) Ansible
5 126 (0.47%) Salt
6 103 (0.39%) ZABBIX
7 94 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 91 (0.34%) Vagrant
9 73 (0.27%) Graphite
9 73 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 69 (0.26%) logstash
10 69 (0.26%) Data Guard
11 51 (0.19%) Kibana
12 38 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
13 35 (0.13%) Zenoss
14 34 (0.13%) HAProxy
14 34 (0.13%) SCCM
15 33 (0.12%) Icinga
16 32 (0.12%) TeamSite
17 31 (0.12%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5979 (22.49%) Oracle
2 1809 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 1030 (3.87%) IBM
4 636 (2.39%) Red Hat
5 599 (2.25%) Google
6 568 (2.14%) VMware
7 567 (2.13%) hybris
8 529 (1.99%) Sybase
9 481 (1.81%) TIBCO
10 451 (1.70%) SAP
11 336 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 310 (1.17%) HP
13 302 (1.14%) Cisco
14 301 (1.13%) Adobe
14 301 (1.13%) ATG
15 224 (0.84%) Sun
16 194 (0.73%) Informatica
17 186 (0.70%) Demandware
18 173 (0.65%) Business Objects
19 161 (0.61%) Endeca
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £57,500
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newbury, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competive, plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £42k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum £55-65k plus bonus, pension, STL, tr
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £60-70k, £15k Bonus, Pension, Discou
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £450000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago