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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Application Developer
Rank 825 818 769
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 118 116 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 104 104 146
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,505 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £53,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-27.57% +25.88%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Java Applications Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 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 14 February 2016. 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 -10 93 £43,750 -18.22% 9
London +35 61 £49,000 -6.66% 1
South East -19 11 £55,000 - 1
South West - 11 £35,000 - 1
East of England 0 8 £37,500 -29.90% 1
Northern Ireland -1 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Suffolk - 8 £38,750 - 1
Hounslow - 8 £49,000 -
Scotland +10 7 £40,000 +3.22% 2
Wiltshire - 6 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 6 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 5 £60,000 +93.54%
Milton Keynes -9 5 £60,000 +93.54%
Glasgow -13 5 £40,000 - 2
Bristol - 5 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire +15 2 £45,000 -10.00%
East Sussex +10 2 £65,000 +30.00%
Edinburgh +5 2 £40,000 +3.22%
Brighton -2 2 £65,000 +4.00%
City of London +50 1 £52,500 -
Surrey +4 1 £55,000 -
Kent +2 1 £26,000 -51.62%
Cambridge +1 1 £37,500 -29.90%
West Yorkshire +1 1 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Yorkshire +1 1 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Leeds -4 1 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 1 £37,500 -40.00%
West Midlands -26 1 £35,000 -28.20% 1
Norfolk - 1 £37,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £35,000 -

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 248 (100.00%) Java
2 155 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (49.60%) SQL
4 106 (42.74%) JavaScript
5 99 (39.92%) Spring
6 89 (35.89%) Degree
7 86 (34.68%) HTML
8 82 (33.06%) CSS
9 68 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (27.02%) J2EE
11 64 (25.81%) Finance
12 60 (24.19%) Oracle
13 57 (22.98%) TDD
14 56 (22.58%) jQuery
15 54 (21.77%) Hibernate
16 50 (20.16%) Maven
17 49 (19.76%) Web Services
18 47 (18.95%) Java EE
19 46 (18.55%) SDLC
20 44 (17.74%) OO
21 42 (16.94%) Computer Science
22 38 (15.32%) Jenkins
23 37 (14.92%) HTML5
24 34 (13.71%) Open Source
25 33 (13.31%) JPA
25 33 (13.31%) XML
26 32 (12.90%) Android
26 32 (12.90%) REST
27 30 (12.10%) Asset Management
27 30 (12.10%) Apple iOS

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 24 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.66%) CMS
2 19 (7.66%) WebLogic
3 17 (6.85%) Liferay
3 17 (6.85%) WordPress
4 11 (4.44%) Apache
4 11 (4.44%) Node.js
5 8 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (2.82%) Alfresco
6 7 (2.82%) Joomla!
7 6 (2.42%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.02%) JBoss
9 4 (1.61%) nginx
10 3 (1.21%) Oracle 9iAS
10 3 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.21%) Resin
10 3 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.40%) IIS
12 1 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Demantra
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle ASCP
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.21%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.40%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.85%) IaaS
2 7 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.81%) Heroku
3 2 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.40%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.84%) Internet
2 5 (2.02%) SSL
3 4 (1.61%) Skype
4 3 (1.21%) SSH
5 2 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.29%) Relational Database
2 27 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.05%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (5.65%) MySQL
6 12 (4.84%) MongoDB
7 10 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.63%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.42%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.02%) Big Data
11 4 (1.61%) HSQLDB
12 3 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (0.81%) DB2
13 2 (0.81%) SQLite
13 2 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
14 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.40%) QlikView
14 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 50 (20.16%) Maven
2 38 (15.32%) Jenkins
3 27 (10.89%) Git (software)
4 26 (10.48%) JUnit
5 25 (10.08%) Ant
6 23 (9.27%) Eclipse
7 22 (8.87%) Subversion
8 20 (8.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (7.66%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (4.44%) IntelliJ
11 9 (3.63%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (3.23%) JIRA
12 8 (3.23%) Mockito
13 6 (2.42%) Hudson
14 4 (1.61%) Android Studio
14 4 (1.61%) Selenium
14 4 (1.61%) Xcode
15 3 (1.21%) NetBeans
15 3 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 64 (25.81%) Finance
2 23 (9.27%) Pharmaceutical
3 22 (8.87%) Banking
4 10 (4.03%) Advertising
4 10 (4.03%) Front Office
5 8 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.61%) Legal
7 3 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.21%) Retail
8 2 (0.81%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Law
9 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (39.92%) Spring
2 86 (34.68%) HTML
3 82 (33.06%) CSS
4 67 (27.02%) J2EE
5 56 (22.58%) jQuery
6 54 (21.77%) Hibernate
7 49 (19.76%) Web Services
8 47 (18.95%) Java EE
9 37 (14.92%) HTML5
10 33 (13.31%) JPA
10 33 (13.31%) XML
11 32 (12.90%) REST
12 28 (11.29%) AngularJS
13 22 (8.87%) SOAP
14 19 (7.66%) Swing
15 18 (7.26%) Grails
16 17 (6.85%) Spring MVC
17 16 (6.45%) JMS
18 15 (6.05%) RESTful
19 14 (5.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.94%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.66%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.82%) RIA
6 6 (2.42%) Blackberry
7 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.61%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.61%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.21%) User Experience
10 2 (0.81%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.40%) DataPower
11 1 (0.40%) Equities
11 1 (0.40%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.40%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.90%) Android
2 30 (12.10%) Apple iOS
3 22 (8.87%) Unix
4 21 (8.47%) Linux
5 13 (5.24%) Windows
6 6 (2.42%) Windows Phone
6 6 (2.42%) Windows Phone 7
7 4 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
3 57 (22.98%) TDD
4 46 (18.55%) SDLC
5 44 (17.74%) OO
6 34 (13.71%) Open Source
7 30 (12.10%) Asset Management
7 30 (12.10%) Unit Testing
8 29 (11.69%) OOD
9 27 (10.89%) MVC
10 26 (10.48%) Mobile Development
10 26 (10.48%) SOA
11 24 (9.68%) DevOps
11 24 (9.68%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.47%) Android Development
12 21 (8.47%) Web Development
13 20 (8.06%) Scrum
13 20 (8.06%) Web Application Development
14 19 (7.66%) UML
15 18 (7.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 248 (100.00%) Java
2 123 (49.60%) SQL
3 106 (42.74%) JavaScript
4 22 (8.87%) PL/SQL
5 21 (8.47%) Python
6 18 (7.26%) C++
7 17 (6.85%) C#
8 13 (5.24%) Ruby
9 12 (4.84%) Perl
10 11 (4.44%) Groovy
11 9 (3.63%) Shell Script
12 7 (2.82%) PHP
13 5 (2.02%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.61%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.61%) Smalltalk
15 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.81%) XPath
17 1 (0.40%) C
17 1 (0.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 89 (35.89%) Degree
2 10 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.63%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) BladeLogic
1 3 (1.21%) Control-M
2 1 (0.40%) Linux-HA
2 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 60 (24.19%) Oracle
2 20 (8.06%) IBM
3 17 (6.85%) Adobe
4 15 (6.05%) Google
5 7 (2.82%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.61%) Sybase
7 3 (1.21%) BEA
8 2 (0.81%) Apple
8 2 (0.81%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.81%) Facebook
8 2 (0.81%) HP
8 2 (0.81%) Splunk
9 1 (0.40%) Tableau
9 1 (0.40%) Talend
9 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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