The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Application Developer
Rank 858 894 846
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 34 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.032% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 31
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Java Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the UK.

Java Applications Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

Java Applications Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
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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
England +16 30 £42,500 -10.52% 3
South West -2 10 £35,000 -12.50% 1
South East +4 9 £47,500 +48.43%
London +24 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Chippenham +2 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Wiltshire -1 5 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkshire +6 4 £40,750 +1.87%
Cheshire +1 3 £40,000 -
North West -4 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 3 - - 2
Scotland - 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £47,500 +48.43%
Bristol - 2 £35,000 -
Dorset - 2 £42,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £47,500 -
Poole - 2 £42,500 - 1
City of London +20 1 - -
Reading +6 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Bath - 1 £50,000 -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (44.59%) Spring
4 31 (41.89%) Hibernate
4 31 (41.89%) HTML
5 30 (40.54%) CSS
6 26 (35.14%) TDD
7 23 (31.08%) Degree
7 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
8 21 (28.38%) SQL
8 21 (28.38%) Subversion
9 20 (27.03%) Maven
10 19 (25.68%) SOAP
11 18 (24.32%) Linux
12 17 (22.97%) J2EE
12 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
13 16 (21.62%) Oracle
13 16 (21.62%) XML
14 15 (20.27%) Struts
14 15 (20.27%) Web Services
14 15 (20.27%) JSP
14 15 (20.27%) JUnit
14 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
14 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (18.92%) Finance
16 13 (17.57%) Banking
16 13 (17.57%) REST
17 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
17 12 (16.22%) JPA
17 12 (16.22%) OO

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (12.16%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.46%) CMS
2 7 (9.46%) Joomla!
2 7 (9.46%) Alfresco
3 5 (6.76%) JBoss
4 4 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.35%) Jetty
6 1 (1.35%) Apache
6 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.35%) Mule
6 1 (1.35%) WordPress
6 1 (1.35%) Liferay
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.35%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) Network Security
2 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.41%) Informix
4 4 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.05%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (4.05%) MarkLogic
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Subversion
2 20 (27.03%) Maven
3 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
4 15 (20.27%) JUnit
5 10 (13.51%) Ant
6 9 (12.16%) NetBeans
6 9 (12.16%) IntelliJ
7 7 (9.46%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.05%) Selenium
9 3 (4.05%) jMock
9 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.35%) Liquibase
10 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.35%) TestNG
10 1 (1.35%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.35%) Mockito
10 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.35%) JDeveloper
10 1 (1.35%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.92%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Front Office
4 1 (1.35%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.59%) Spring
2 31 (41.89%) Hibernate
2 31 (41.89%) HTML
3 30 (40.54%) CSS
4 19 (25.68%) SOAP
5 17 (22.97%) J2EE
6 16 (21.62%) XML
7 15 (20.27%) Struts
7 15 (20.27%) Web Services
7 15 (20.27%) JSP
8 13 (17.57%) REST
9 12 (16.22%) JPA
10 11 (14.86%) HTML5
11 10 (13.51%) Spring MVC
11 10 (13.51%) Apache Flex
12 8 (10.81%) Servlets
12 8 (10.81%) WSDL
13 7 (9.46%) Java EE
13 7 (9.46%) XHTML
13 7 (9.46%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) RIA
3 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.41%) User Experience
4 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.05%) GIS
5 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.32%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Android
2 10 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.46%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.14%) TDD
3 15 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
4 12 (16.22%) OO
5 11 (14.86%) Open Source
6 10 (13.51%) Android Development
6 10 (13.51%) iOS Development
6 10 (13.51%) SDLC
6 10 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.16%) SOA
8 8 (10.81%) UML
8 8 (10.81%) Web Development
9 7 (9.46%) MVC
9 7 (9.46%) Validation
9 7 (9.46%) Mobile Development
10 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.11%) Scrum
11 5 (6.76%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.38%) SQL
4 7 (9.46%) C++
5 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.05%) XQuery
6 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) C#
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Adobe
3 4 (5.41%) hybris
4 3 (4.05%) Sybase
4 3 (4.05%) Cognos
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) BEA
5 1 (1.35%) Apple
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
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