The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 68 87 65
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 73 49 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.10% 2.19% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 2.36% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 46 66
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Java Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2188 2072 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.03% 92.54% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1586 1604
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Reading region.

Java Developer Salary Trend in Reading

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 117 (98.32%) Java
2 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (56.30%) Spring
3 67 (56.30%) J2EE
4 43 (36.13%) SQL
5 37 (31.09%) JavaScript
5 37 (31.09%) XML
5 37 (31.09%) Software Engineering
5 37 (31.09%) Finance
6 36 (30.25%) TDD
7 34 (28.57%) MySQL
7 34 (28.57%) Degree
8 33 (27.73%) Git (software)
8 33 (27.73%) HTML
8 33 (27.73%) Web Services
8 33 (27.73%) Hibernate
9 31 (26.05%) Scrum
9 31 (26.05%) Linux
10 29 (24.37%) UNIX
11 28 (23.53%) CSS
11 28 (23.53%) Waterfall
12 26 (21.85%) Maven
12 26 (21.85%) jQuery
13 25 (21.01%) Telecoms
14 24 (20.17%) SOA
15 23 (19.33%) Subversion
15 23 (19.33%) Java EE
16 20 (16.81%) Selenium
17 19 (15.97%) JSON
17 19 (15.97%) Unit Testing

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (15.97%) Tomcat
2 15 (12.61%) WebLogic
3 14 (11.76%) JBoss
4 13 (10.92%) Apache
5 11 (9.24%) WebSphere
5 11 (9.24%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.68%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.84%) Liferay
7 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) MySQL
2 8 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.52%) DB2
5 3 (2.52%) Big Data
6 2 (1.68%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (27.73%) Git (software)
2 26 (21.85%) Maven
3 23 (19.33%) Subversion
4 20 (16.81%) Selenium
5 15 (12.61%) Eclipse
6 13 (10.92%) Ant
7 11 (9.24%) JUnit
8 10 (8.40%) Mockito
9 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
10 7 (5.88%) JIRA
11 6 (5.04%) ClearCase
12 4 (3.36%) ClearQuest
13 3 (2.52%) AnthillPro
13 3 (2.52%) JBehave
13 3 (2.52%) Trac
14 2 (1.68%) Artifactory
14 2 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
15 1 (0.84%) Bugzilla
15 1 (0.84%) Log4j
15 1 (0.84%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 37 (31.09%) Finance
2 25 (21.01%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.72%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Advertising
5 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) Automotive
6 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (56.30%) J2EE
1 67 (56.30%) Spring
2 37 (31.09%) XML
3 33 (27.73%) HTML
3 33 (27.73%) Hibernate
3 33 (27.73%) Web Services
4 28 (23.53%) CSS
5 26 (21.85%) jQuery
6 23 (19.33%) Java EE
7 19 (15.97%) JSON
7 19 (15.97%) JSP
8 17 (14.29%) GWT
9 16 (13.45%) Struts
10 15 (12.61%) Spring Security
11 13 (10.92%) HTML5
12 12 (10.08%) AngularJS
12 12 (10.08%) XSLT
13 11 (9.24%) Swing
13 11 (9.24%) SWT
13 11 (9.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.45%) Computer Science
1 16 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.24%) Open Source
2 11 (9.24%) Client/Server
3 10 (8.40%) iPad
4 5 (4.20%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.84%) User Experience
8 1 (0.84%) Physics
8 1 (0.84%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.05%) Linux
2 29 (24.37%) UNIX
3 4 (3.36%) Windows
4 3 (2.52%) VxWorks
4 3 (2.52%) LynxOS
4 3 (2.52%) SUSE
4 3 (2.52%) Android
4 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.66%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.09%) Software Engineering
3 36 (30.25%) TDD
4 31 (26.05%) Scrum
5 28 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 24 (20.17%) SOA
7 19 (15.97%) Unit Testing
8 18 (15.13%) MVC
9 16 (13.45%) OO
9 16 (13.45%) E-Commerce
10 14 (11.76%) Validation
11 12 (10.08%) Web Development
11 12 (10.08%) Multithreading
12 11 (9.24%) Test Planning
12 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.40%) BDD
13 10 (8.40%) Extreme Programming
13 10 (8.40%) DSDM
13 10 (8.40%) UML
14 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 117 (98.32%) Java
2 43 (36.13%) SQL
3 37 (31.09%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.45%) Perl
4 16 (13.45%) Shell Script
5 13 (10.92%) Python
6 11 (9.24%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.56%) PHP
7 9 (7.56%) Ruby
8 7 (5.88%) C++
9 6 (5.04%) C#
10 5 (4.20%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.36%) C
11 4 (3.36%) Ada
12 3 (2.52%) XQuery
12 3 (2.52%) XPath
13 2 (1.68%) Groovy
13 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.68%) Pascal
13 2 (1.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) Degree
2 9 (7.56%) SC Cleared
2 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.68%) Puppet
3 1 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (12.61%) Oracle
2 11 (9.24%) hybris
3 10 (8.40%) SAP
4 3 (2.52%) HP
5 2 (1.68%) IBM
5 2 (1.68%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.84%) VMware
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