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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Application Developer
Rank 872 841 812
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 27 32 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.030% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.032% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 73
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,900 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 -38 26 £50,000 +23.45% 7
London +5 13 £50,000 -9.50% 4
City of London -3 6 £50,000 -9.50% 1
South East -29 6 £40,000 -1.23% 1
Berkshire -7 3 £46,250 -15.90%
Leeds -25 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -35 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -42 3 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 -
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £40,000 - 1
Surrey -9 2 £40,000 -1.23%
Reading - 2 £46,250 -
Redhill - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £32,000 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 - - 1

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (46.67%) Spring
3 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (35.00%) J2EE
5 21 (35.00%) Linux
6 20 (33.33%) XML
7 18 (30.00%) Hibernate
8 15 (25.00%) Web Services
9 14 (23.33%) Oracle
9 14 (23.33%) SOA
10 13 (21.67%) HTML
10 13 (21.67%) CSS
11 12 (20.00%) JUnit
11 12 (20.00%) SQL
11 12 (20.00%) Subversion
11 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 12 (20.00%) TDD
11 12 (20.00%) Finance
12 11 (18.33%) Maven
12 11 (18.33%) UNIX
12 11 (18.33%) Open Source
13 10 (16.67%) Hudson
13 10 (16.67%) Dojo
13 10 (16.67%) Eclipse
13 10 (16.67%) OO
14 9 (15.00%) Java EE
14 9 (15.00%) Node.js
15 8 (13.33%) LAMP
15 8 (13.33%) Apache

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (15.00%) Node.js
2 8 (13.33%) Apache
3 7 (11.67%) Apache Solr
4 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.33%) FileNet
6 2 (3.33%) CMS
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (3.33%) GlassFish
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (3.33%) nginx
7 1 (1.67%) Liferay
7 1 (1.67%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.67%) WordPress
7 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.67%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MySQL
2 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) SQLite
4 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.33%) DB2
5 2 (3.33%) HSQLDB
6 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Subversion
1 12 (20.00%) JUnit
2 11 (18.33%) Maven
3 10 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 10 (16.67%) Hudson
4 7 (11.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (11.67%) Selenium
5 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.33%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Ant
7 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.67%) Apache Ivy
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) Spring
2 21 (35.00%) J2EE
3 20 (33.33%) XML
4 18 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 15 (25.00%) Web Services
6 13 (21.67%) HTML
6 13 (21.67%) CSS
7 10 (16.67%) Dojo
8 9 (15.00%) Java EE
9 8 (13.33%) LAMP
10 7 (11.67%) Spring Security
10 7 (11.67%) jQuery
10 7 (11.67%) RESTful
11 6 (10.00%) HTML5
11 6 (10.00%) Middleware
11 6 (10.00%) JSON
11 6 (10.00%) JSP
12 5 (8.33%) EJB
13 4 (6.67%) JSTL
13 4 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Open Source
2 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) FMCG
4 2 (3.33%) DataPower
4 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Xbox
5 1 (1.67%) RIA
5 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.67%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) UNIX
3 6 (10.00%) Android
4 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) SOA
3 12 (20.00%) TDD
3 12 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (16.67%) OO
5 7 (11.67%) OOD
5 7 (11.67%) Automated Testing
5 7 (11.67%) BDD
6 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security
7 4 (6.67%) MVC
8 3 (5.00%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) CRM
8 3 (5.00%) UML
8 3 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (5.00%) Memory Management
9 2 (3.33%) Data Transformation
9 2 (3.33%) Android Development
9 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) C++
4 7 (11.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.67%) Perl
5 4 (6.67%) PHP
6 3 (5.00%) C
6 3 (5.00%) Python
6 3 (5.00%) Ruby
7 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.67%) Erlang
8 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) JBoss
3 2 (3.33%) IBM
3 2 (3.33%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) Talend
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
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