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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 69 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 67 45 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.12% 1.83% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 1.99% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 65 45 44
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £32,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2012 2264 2094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.80% 92.03% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1599 1665
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,501
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (55.33%) Spring
4 70 (46.67%) Hibernate
5 68 (45.33%) J2EE
6 47 (31.33%) Scrum
6 47 (31.33%) JavaScript
7 46 (30.67%) Ant
8 41 (27.33%) Web Services
9 39 (26.00%) Unit Testing
10 38 (25.33%) Linux
11 35 (23.33%) Degree
11 35 (23.33%) Jenkins
12 34 (22.67%) Computer Science
12 34 (22.67%) Maven
13 33 (22.00%) JUnit
14 32 (21.33%) HTML
15 31 (20.67%) XML
15 31 (20.67%) JBoss
15 31 (20.67%) NoSQL
16 30 (20.00%) WebSphere
17 29 (19.33%) Apache Cassandra
17 29 (19.33%) jQuery
17 29 (19.33%) RESTful
18 28 (18.67%) CSS
18 28 (18.67%) OOP
19 26 (17.33%) Open Source
20 25 (16.67%) TDD
21 24 (16.00%) JSON
21 24 (16.00%) MySQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (20.67%) JBoss
2 30 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 22 (14.67%) WebLogic
4 9 (6.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.00%) Apache
7 3 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.00%) Liferay
8 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.67%) SaaS
3 2 (1.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.67%) NoSQL
2 29 (19.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 24 (16.00%) MySQL
4 21 (14.00%) Riak
5 12 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.33%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.33%) JasperReports
7 5 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.33%) Big Data
10 1 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (30.67%) Ant
2 35 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 34 (22.67%) Maven
4 33 (22.00%) JUnit
5 20 (13.33%) Git (software)
6 17 (11.33%) Selenium
7 16 (10.67%) JIRA
8 12 (8.00%) Eclipse
9 10 (6.67%) Subversion
10 5 (3.33%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.00%) Log4j
12 2 (1.33%) ClearQuest
12 2 (1.33%) ClearCase
General
1 19 (12.67%) Finance
2 8 (5.33%) Advertising
3 7 (4.67%) Retail
3 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.67%) Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Legal
6 2 (1.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (55.33%) Spring
2 70 (46.67%) Hibernate
3 68 (45.33%) J2EE
4 41 (27.33%) Web Services
5 32 (21.33%) HTML
6 31 (20.67%) XML
7 29 (19.33%) jQuery
7 29 (19.33%) RESTful
8 28 (18.67%) CSS
9 24 (16.00%) JSON
10 23 (15.33%) AngularJS
11 21 (14.00%) HTML5
12 19 (12.67%) GWT
13 17 (11.33%) Spring Security
14 16 (10.67%) REST
14 16 (10.67%) CSS3
14 16 (10.67%) PhoneGap
15 15 (10.00%) SOAP
16 9 (6.00%) JPA
17 8 (5.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.33%) Linux
2 16 (10.67%) UNIX
2 16 (10.67%) Windows
3 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (59.33%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.33%) Scrum
3 39 (26.00%) Unit Testing
4 28 (18.67%) OOP
5 26 (17.33%) Open Source
6 25 (16.67%) TDD
7 24 (16.00%) SOA
8 22 (14.67%) Software Engineering
8 22 (14.67%) Web Development
9 21 (14.00%) Business Continuity
9 21 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (14.00%) Document Management
10 19 (12.67%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (11.33%) Multithreading
11 17 (11.33%) MVC
12 16 (10.67%) OO
12 16 (10.67%) Mobile Development
13 8 (5.33%) B2B
13 8 (5.33%) Waterfall
14 7 (4.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 150 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (31.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.33%) SQL
4 19 (12.67%) Python
4 19 (12.67%) Ruby
5 18 (12.00%) PHP
6 6 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.00%) XQuery
8 3 (2.00%) XPath
8 3 (2.00%) C++
9 2 (1.33%) C#
9 2 (1.33%) Perl
10 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.67%) Scala
10 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (23.33%) Degree
2 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.33%) Ansible
2 5 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (8.67%) Oracle
2 8 (5.33%) IBM
3 3 (2.00%) VMware
4 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.67%) ATG
5 1 (0.67%) Apple
5 1 (0.67%) Google
5 1 (0.67%) hybris
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