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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Application Developer
Rank 863 914 855
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 29 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.027% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.029% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 37
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £31,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £33,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+62.96% -27.02%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 2015 within the UK.

Java Applications Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Top 26 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 May 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 +42 25 £55,000 +20.87% 3
South East +20 16 £60,000 +90.47% 1
Brighton +11 8 £59,250 +39.41%
East Sussex +2 8 £59,250 +88.09%
Berkshire - 6 £62,500 -
Maidenhead - 5 £65,000 -
London +26 3 £90,000 +56.52%
Northern Ireland - 3 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £47,500 +48.43%
Milton Keynes -20 2 £47,500 +72.72%
Coventry - 2 £45,500 -
South West - 2 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £45,500 -
East Midlands +12 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £62,500 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Bristol - 1 £35,000 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £35,000 - 1
County Antrim - 1 £42,500 -
Belfast - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £62,500 -
East of England - 1 £42,500 -

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 69 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 22 (31.88%) TDD
5 20 (28.99%) HTML
5 20 (28.99%) Linux
6 19 (27.54%) CSS
6 19 (27.54%) Subversion
7 18 (26.09%) NetBeans
7 18 (26.09%) Finance
7 18 (26.09%) Degree
7 18 (26.09%) IntelliJ
8 16 (23.19%) Banking
9 15 (21.74%) Web Services
9 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
9 15 (21.74%) SQL
9 15 (21.74%) Oracle
10 14 (20.29%) Spring
10 14 (20.29%) Validation
10 14 (20.29%) Hibernate
11 13 (18.84%) Maven
11 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
12 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (17.39%) JUnit
13 11 (15.94%) J2EE
13 11 (15.94%) C++
14 10 (14.49%) .NET
14 10 (14.49%) SOAP
14 10 (14.49%) JSP
14 10 (14.49%) OO

Java Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (10.14%) CMS
1 7 (10.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.90%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.90%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.45%) Jetty
4 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.25%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) Network Security
3 2 (2.90%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Relational Database
2 10 (14.49%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.70%) Couchbase
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.80%) Informix
6 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 19 (27.54%) Subversion
3 18 (26.09%) NetBeans
3 18 (26.09%) IntelliJ
4 13 (18.84%) Maven
5 12 (17.39%) JUnit
6 6 (8.70%) Mercurial
6 6 (8.70%) Mockito
6 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.35%) jMock
9 2 (2.90%) Ant
9 2 (2.90%) JDeveloper
9 2 (2.90%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Banking
3 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.99%) HTML
2 19 (27.54%) CSS
3 15 (21.74%) Web Services
4 14 (20.29%) Hibernate
4 14 (20.29%) Spring
5 11 (15.94%) J2EE
6 10 (14.49%) .NET
6 10 (14.49%) JSP
6 10 (14.49%) SOAP
7 9 (13.04%) Struts
7 9 (13.04%) RESTful
8 8 (11.59%) XML
9 7 (10.14%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.70%) HTML5
10 6 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (8.70%) REST
10 6 (8.70%) Play Framework
11 5 (7.25%) Java EE
11 5 (7.25%) Spring MVC
11 5 (7.25%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.35%) GIS
3 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) RIA
4 2 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Android
3 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) TDD
3 14 (20.29%) Validation
4 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.49%) OO
6 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 8 (11.59%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.59%) Multithreading
7 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.14%) SDLC
9 6 (8.70%) OOD
10 5 (7.25%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.80%) Scrum
11 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.80%) ITIL
11 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
12 3 (4.35%) UML
12 3 (4.35%) SOA
12 3 (4.35%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 15 (21.74%) SQL
3 11 (15.94%) C++
4 6 (8.70%) C#
4 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.90%) C
7 1 (1.45%) Perl
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) hybris
3 2 (2.90%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) BEA
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
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