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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Application Developer
Rank 855 883 860
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 45 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.024% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.025% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 29
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
104280 108595 100152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86823 87800 83027
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015 within the UK.

Java Applications Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Top 25 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 August 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 +27 38 £42,500 -15.00%
South West +7 14 £42,500 +6.25%
South East +17 9 £41,500 +3.75%
London 0 8 £48,750 -2.50%
Glasgow - 6 £65,000 - 1
Scotland - 6 £65,000 - 1
Berkshire +11 5 £40,000 -13.51%
Dorset - 5 £42,500 -
Poole - 5 £42,500 -
Chippenham +9 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Wiltshire +5 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Somerset - 4 £50,000 -
Bath - 4 £50,000 -
North West +9 3 £40,000 -
Cheshire -5 3 £40,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +13 1 - -
East of England +9 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire -14 1 £47,500 +48.43%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -
Solihull - 1 £35,000 -
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (48.65%) HTML
3 36 (48.65%) CSS
4 32 (43.24%) Spring
5 30 (40.54%) Hibernate
6 29 (39.19%) SQL
7 26 (35.14%) Subversion
8 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
9 22 (29.73%) J2EE
10 21 (28.38%) JUnit
10 21 (28.38%) SOAP
10 21 (28.38%) Degree
11 20 (27.03%) TDD
12 19 (25.68%) Maven
13 18 (24.32%) XML
14 17 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
15 16 (21.62%) JPA
16 14 (18.92%) HTML5
16 14 (18.92%) REST
17 13 (17.57%) jQuery
17 13 (17.57%) Struts
17 13 (17.57%) JSP
17 13 (17.57%) Oracle
17 13 (17.57%) Ant
17 13 (17.57%) Linux
18 12 (16.22%) Web Services
18 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
19 11 (14.86%) Open Source

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (9.46%) Joomla!
1 7 (9.46%) Alfresco
1 7 (9.46%) Tomcat
1 7 (9.46%) CMS
2 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.76%) JBoss
3 3 (4.05%) Mule ESB
3 3 (4.05%) Mule
4 1 (1.35%) WordPress
4 1 (1.35%) Liferay
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.05%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (4.05%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 26 (35.14%) Subversion
2 21 (28.38%) JUnit
3 19 (25.68%) Maven
4 17 (22.97%) Git (software)
5 13 (17.57%) Ant
6 8 (10.81%) IntelliJ
6 8 (10.81%) NetBeans
7 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.46%) Apache Ivy
8 6 (8.11%) Selenium
9 3 (4.05%) jMock
10 2 (2.70%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.70%) Mockito
11 1 (1.35%) JIRA
11 1 (1.35%) Liquibase
11 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.35%) TestNG
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.65%) HTML
1 36 (48.65%) CSS
2 32 (43.24%) Spring
3 30 (40.54%) Hibernate
4 22 (29.73%) J2EE
5 21 (28.38%) SOAP
6 18 (24.32%) XML
7 16 (21.62%) JPA
8 14 (18.92%) HTML5
8 14 (18.92%) REST
9 13 (17.57%) jQuery
9 13 (17.57%) Struts
9 13 (17.57%) JSP
10 12 (16.22%) Web Services
11 10 (13.51%) Spring MVC
11 10 (13.51%) Apache Flex
12 9 (12.16%) RESTful
12 9 (12.16%) Servlets
12 9 (12.16%) Java EE
13 8 (10.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.46%) RIA
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.41%) User Experience
5 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.05%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.70%) GIS
6 2 (2.70%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Android
2 10 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.05%) UNIX
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) TDD
3 17 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
5 11 (14.86%) Open Source
6 10 (13.51%) Android Development
6 10 (13.51%) iOS Development
7 9 (12.16%) SDLC
7 9 (12.16%) MVC
7 9 (12.16%) Scrum
8 8 (10.81%) Validation
8 8 (10.81%) OO
8 8 (10.81%) SOA
8 8 (10.81%) DevOps
9 7 (9.46%) Mobile Development
9 7 (9.46%) UML
9 7 (9.46%) Web Development
10 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.11%) Web Application Development
11 5 (6.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (39.19%) SQL
3 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.11%) C++
6 3 (4.05%) XQuery
6 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.70%) C
8 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (28.38%) Degree
2 9 (12.16%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Puppet
1 2 (2.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Adobe
3 4 (5.41%) hybris
4 3 (4.05%) Sybase
4 3 (4.05%) Cognos
4 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.35%) BEA