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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Application Developer
Rank 841 844 837
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 40 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.046% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.048% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 36
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +37.22%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Java Applications Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Top 22 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 27 February 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 -12 37 £52,500 +10.52% 2
South East -9 20 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Maidenhead - 13 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 13 £60,000 - 1
London +2 7 £52,500 -8.69%
North West -6 5 £40,000 -
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 -
East of England -2 4 £42,500 -9.57%
Hertfordshire -6 4 £42,500 -9.57%
Watford - 4 £42,500 -
Godalming +9 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Surrey -12 3 £55,000 +15.78%
East Sussex -21 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Northwich - 3 £37,500 -
Northern Ireland +12 2 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Craigavon +1 2 £40,000 +45.45%
County Armagh -1 2 £40,000 +45.45%
Brighton -25 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £43,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £43,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (42.67%) Git (software)
3 27 (36.00%) Subversion
4 21 (28.00%) TDD
5 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (25.33%) JUnit
6 19 (25.33%) OO
7 18 (24.00%) CSS
7 18 (24.00%) Web Services
7 18 (24.00%) HTML
7 18 (24.00%) Maven
7 18 (24.00%) Degree
8 17 (22.67%) Finance
9 16 (21.33%) C++
9 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
9 16 (21.33%) TCP/IP
9 16 (21.33%) Linux
10 15 (20.00%) IntelliJ
10 15 (20.00%) NetBeans
10 15 (20.00%) Spring
11 14 (18.67%) Banking
11 14 (18.67%) OOD
11 14 (18.67%) Oracle
11 14 (18.67%) Android
11 14 (18.67%) Apple iOS
11 14 (18.67%) Relational Database
12 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (17.33%) SQL
12 13 (17.33%) Validation
13 12 (16.00%) J2SE

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
1 7 (9.33%) CMS
2 4 (5.33%) JBoss
3 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.67%) Apache
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.67%) Joomla!
4 2 (2.67%) Alfresco
4 2 (2.67%) WordPress
4 2 (2.67%) Liferay
5 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.33%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.33%) HTTP
3 9 (12.00%) HTTPS
4 7 (9.33%) Internet
5 2 (2.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) Relational Database
2 12 (16.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.33%) Couchbase
4 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.33%) Informix
6 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.33%) SQLite
7 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (42.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (36.00%) Subversion
3 19 (25.33%) JUnit
4 18 (24.00%) Maven
5 15 (20.00%) NetBeans
5 15 (20.00%) IntelliJ
6 12 (16.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.33%) Mercurial
7 7 (9.33%) Mockito
8 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.00%) Ant
9 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.67%) JDeveloper
10 2 (2.67%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (1.33%) Hudson
11 1 (1.33%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
3 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Front Office
4 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) HTML
1 18 (24.00%) CSS
1 18 (24.00%) Web Services
2 15 (20.00%) Spring
3 12 (16.00%) J2SE
4 11 (14.67%) Hibernate
5 10 (13.33%) XML
5 10 (13.33%) JSP
6 9 (12.00%) .NET
6 9 (12.00%) J2EE
6 9 (12.00%) AWT
6 9 (12.00%) SOAP
7 8 (10.67%) RESTful
8 7 (9.33%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (9.33%) Play Framework
8 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
9 6 (8.00%) jQuery
10 5 (6.67%) HTML5
11 4 (5.33%) JPA
11 4 (5.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Open Source
3 3 (4.00%) User Experience
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) STB
4 2 (2.67%) Derivative
4 2 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.67%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.67%) RIA
4 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.33%) GIS
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.33%) DataPower
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 14 (18.67%) Android
2 14 (18.67%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.67%) UNIX
3 8 (10.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) TDD
2 20 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.33%) OO
4 14 (18.67%) OOD
5 13 (17.33%) Validation
5 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (12.00%) Memory Management
7 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.67%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.00%) SOA
9 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.00%) Web Development
11 3 (4.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.00%) UML
11 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
2 16 (21.33%) C++
3 13 (17.33%) SQL
4 9 (12.00%) C
5 7 (9.33%) C#
5 7 (9.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.67%) XQuery
7 2 (2.67%) XPath
8 1 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Oracle
2 2 (2.67%) Adobe
2 2 (2.67%) 29West
3 1 (1.33%) Google
3 1 (1.33%) IBM
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