The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Consultant role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Consultant
Rank 791 831 804
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Consultant 96 42 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.040% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.042% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 88 39 64
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £48,750 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -30.35%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Java Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Consultant within the UK.

Java Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Java Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Consultant over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Java Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Consultant
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 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 +34 94 £65,000 +8.33% 6
London +20 62 £65,000 +4.00% 4
South East 0 25 £70,000 +30.23% 1
Berkshire - 23 £70,000 - 1
Reading - 23 £70,000 - 1
City of London -5 14 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Hertfordshire -11 5 - -
East of England -24 5 - -
Watford - 5 - -
Surrey - 2 £41,250 -
Hammersmith - 2 £50,000 -
Westminster - 2 £50,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £55,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 £21,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £21,000 -
North West - 1 £70,000 - 1
South West - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £47,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £21,000 -
Guildford - 1 £35,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £77,500 -

Java Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 216 (100.00%) Java
2 107 (49.54%) Spring
3 98 (45.37%) Oracle
4 93 (43.06%) J2EE
5 92 (42.59%) Tomcat
6 79 (36.57%) Web Services
7 74 (34.26%) Java EE
8 73 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
9 72 (33.33%) XML
9 72 (33.33%) Linux
10 68 (31.48%) Finance
11 67 (31.02%) SOA
12 62 (28.70%) SQL
12 62 (28.70%) JavaScript
12 62 (28.70%) Degree
13 57 (26.39%) JSP
14 55 (25.46%) E-Commerce
15 54 (25.00%) HTML
16 53 (24.54%) Windows
17 51 (23.61%) Eclipse
17 51 (23.61%) TDD
18 47 (21.76%) JBoss
19 42 (19.44%) Hibernate
20 41 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
21 39 (18.06%) CSS
22 38 (17.59%) Mentoring
23 37 (17.13%) BDD
23 37 (17.13%) JUnit
23 37 (17.13%) XSLT
23 37 (17.13%) Scrum

Java Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 92 (42.59%) Tomcat
2 34 (15.74%) WebSphere
3 29 (13.43%) WebLogic
4 24 (11.11%) Apache
5 22 (10.19%) Apache Solr
6 17 (7.87%) GlassFish
7 16 (7.41%) CMS
8 15 (6.94%) Confluence
9 11 (5.09%) FileNet
9 11 (5.09%) IIS
10 9 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (3.70%) LiveCycle
12 6 (2.78%) Jetty
12 6 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (2.31%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (2.31%) Documentum
13 5 (2.31%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.93%) LiveLink
14 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.04%) HTTP
2 8 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 36 (16.67%) Big Data
2 30 (13.89%) MySQL
3 19 (8.80%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.80%) RDBMS
4 14 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 14 (6.48%) OLAP
5 12 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.31%) DB2
10 3 (1.39%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.93%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 51 (23.61%) Eclipse
2 37 (17.13%) JUnit
3 31 (14.35%) Maven
4 24 (11.11%) Selenium
5 22 (10.19%) Git (software)
6 20 (9.26%) Mockito
6 20 (9.26%) Jenkins
7 19 (8.80%) Xcode
8 16 (7.41%) Subversion
9 11 (5.09%) Visual Studio
10 9 (4.17%) JIRA
11 8 (3.70%) Ant
11 8 (3.70%) Introscope
11 8 (3.70%) Hudson
12 7 (3.24%) FishEye
13 6 (2.78%) IntelliJ
13 6 (2.78%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.78%) VisualVM
14 5 (2.31%) Apache Ivy
14 5 (2.31%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 68 (31.48%) Finance
2 26 (12.04%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.02%) Banking
4 10 (4.63%) French Language
4 10 (4.63%) German Language
5 7 (3.24%) Games
6 6 (2.78%) Retail
6 6 (2.78%) Marketing
7 5 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (49.54%) Spring
2 93 (43.06%) J2EE
3 79 (36.57%) Web Services
4 74 (34.26%) Java EE
5 72 (33.33%) XML
6 57 (26.39%) JSP
7 54 (25.00%) HTML
8 42 (19.44%) Hibernate
9 39 (18.06%) CSS
10 37 (17.13%) XSLT
11 26 (12.04%) jQuery
11 26 (12.04%) JMS
12 25 (11.57%) Middleware
12 25 (11.57%) XHTML
13 24 (11.11%) .NET
14 22 (10.19%) SOAP
14 22 (10.19%) Struts
15 20 (9.26%) Spring MVC
16 19 (8.80%) Oracle Fusion
17 18 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (17.13%) Computer Science
3 35 (16.20%) Open Source
4 30 (13.89%) Client/Server
5 22 (10.19%) iPad
6 20 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (6.94%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.31%) Social Media
9 2 (0.93%) Life Science
10 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.46%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 72 (33.33%) Linux
2 53 (24.54%) Windows
3 20 (9.26%) UNIX
4 11 (5.09%) Android
4 11 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.63%) Solaris
6 8 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.24%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.31%) AIX
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (31.02%) SOA
3 55 (25.46%) E-Commerce
4 51 (23.61%) TDD
5 38 (17.59%) Mentoring
6 37 (17.13%) BDD
6 37 (17.13%) Scrum
7 34 (15.74%) Web Development
7 34 (15.74%) Unit Testing
8 30 (13.89%) DSDM
9 26 (12.04%) Content Management
10 25 (11.57%) OO
11 24 (11.11%) UML
12 23 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (10.19%) MVC
14 20 (9.26%) Extreme Programming
14 20 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
15 18 (8.33%) Software Engineering
16 16 (7.41%) Project Management
17 15 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 216 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (28.70%) SQL
2 62 (28.70%) JavaScript
3 23 (10.65%) Scala
4 17 (7.87%) PHP
5 13 (6.02%) C++
6 11 (5.09%) C#
6 11 (5.09%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.17%) Groovy
8 8 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 8 (3.70%) ActionScript
8 8 (3.70%) Perl
8 8 (3.70%) Clojure
9 7 (3.24%) XQuery
10 6 (2.78%) C
11 5 (2.31%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.39%) Python
14 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (28.70%) Degree
2 6 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.78%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.31%) ISO 9001
1 5 (2.31%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (7.87%) Xen
2 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.93%) OpenSSO
2 2 (0.93%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 98 (45.37%) Oracle
2 47 (21.76%) JBoss
3 24 (11.11%) SAP
4 22 (10.19%) hybris
5 17 (7.87%) VMware
6 16 (7.41%) IBM
7 14 (6.48%) Perforce
8 12 (5.56%) Sun
9 11 (5.09%) Microsoft
9 11 (5.09%) Sybase
10 8 (3.70%) Adobe
10 8 (3.70%) Splunk
10 8 (3.70%) Twitter
11 7 (3.24%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.31%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.39%) Open Text
13 3 (1.39%) Mercator
14 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.93%) webMethods
15 1 (0.46%) Guidewire
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