The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 56 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4715 5354 5943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.81% 4.86% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 5.04% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 4690 5177
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.52%

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
94514 106216 111227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.32% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79535 87575 90644
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Developer
Salary Trend

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

Java Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Java Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Developer over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 within the UK.

Java Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 4473 £55,000 +10.00% 614
London -2 2412 £62,500 +4.16% 324
South East +11 700 £50,000 +7.52% 68
City of London +10 478 £60,000 - 65
South West +9 336 £45,000 +5.88% 46
East of England -4 326 £48,500 +7.77% 25
North West +23 246 £47,500 +11.76% 62
Yorkshire +9 223 £40,000 - 49
Manchester +41 193 £47,500 +11.76% 43
Surrey +20 188 £50,000 - 13
Scotland -13 159 £47,500 +11.76% 20
West Yorkshire +2 147 £40,000 -5.88% 34
West Midlands -1 138 £45,000 - 19
Oxfordshire 0 137 £52,500 +23.52% 19
Cambridgeshire -2 133 £45,000 - 12
Berkshire -21 128 £45,750 -12.85% 15
Hertfordshire +11 112 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Leeds +8 112 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Bristol -7 107 £45,000 +2.85% 16
Glasgow -16 101 £47,750 +6.11% 11
Oxford +15 100 £54,000 +8.00% 11
Cambridge -6 94 £45,000 - 9
Somerset +12 63 £44,000 +3.52% 8
West Sussex +1 63 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Gloucestershire +14 59 £49,000 -2.00% 8
Hampshire -32 59 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East Midlands -23 58 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Milton Keynes +8 56 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 56 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South Wales +12 49 £40,000 +9.92% 4

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 9951 (99.97%) Java
2 5536 (55.62%) Agile Software Development
3 4505 (45.26%) Spring
4 3141 (31.56%) JavaScript
5 2928 (29.42%) SQL
6 2868 (28.81%) TDD
7 2456 (24.67%) Hibernate
8 2421 (24.32%) Finance
9 2282 (22.93%) HTML
10 2212 (22.22%) Degree
11 2104 (21.14%) Web Services
12 2097 (21.07%) Software Engineering
13 1943 (19.52%) Scrum
14 1942 (19.51%) Oracle
15 1787 (17.95%) J2EE
16 1742 (17.50%) OO
17 1716 (17.24%) CSS
18 1620 (16.27%) Maven
19 1540 (15.47%) Linux
20 1481 (14.88%) JUnit
21 1420 (14.27%) Computer Science
22 1399 (14.05%) XML
23 1342 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
24 1313 (13.19%) Git (software)
25 1312 (13.18%) REST
26 1272 (12.78%) NoSQL
27 1264 (12.70%) Multithreading
28 1210 (12.16%) RESTful
29 1191 (11.97%) Scala
30 1161 (11.66%) MySQL

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1024 (10.29%) Tomcat
2 780 (7.84%) JBoss
3 477 (4.79%) WebSphere
4 470 (4.72%) Apache
5 425 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
6 412 (4.14%) Apache Spark
7 343 (3.45%) WebLogic
8 234 (2.35%) Apache Solr
9 193 (1.94%) Mule
10 176 (1.77%) GlassFish
11 162 (1.63%) Jetty
12 136 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
13 121 (1.22%) CMS
14 102 (1.02%) Mule ESB
14 102 (1.02%) WildFly
15 93 (0.93%) Confluence
16 79 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 77 (0.77%) nginx
18 57 (0.57%) Alfresco
19 56 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 47 (0.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.12%) MS Office
3 9 (0.090%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.080%) HipChat
5 6 (0.060%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.020%) MS Project
8 1 (0.010%) InDesign
8 1 (0.010%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.010%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 62 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 23 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (0.17%) BASE24
5 16 (0.16%) Magento
6 12 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
7 11 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 10 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 9 (0.090%) SAP hybris
9 9 (0.090%) Sentinel
10 7 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (0.050%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 4 (0.040%) Dynamics CRM
13 3 (0.030%) RMDS
13 3 (0.030%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.030%) Shopify
14 2 (0.020%) Adobe Campaign
14 2 (0.020%) BusinessWorks
14 2 (0.020%) Global One
14 2 (0.020%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 697 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
2 245 (2.46%) SaaS
3 148 (1.49%) GitHub
4 123 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 108 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
6 98 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 42 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 41 (0.41%) PaaS
9 34 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 32 (0.32%) IaaS
11 25 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
13 16 (0.16%) Google Analytics
13 16 (0.16%) Heroku
14 13 (0.13%) Google Play
15 11 (0.11%) Bluemix
16 10 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 10 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
17 9 (0.090%) Google App Engine
18 6 (0.060%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 234 (2.35%) HTTP
2 170 (1.71%) Internet
3 65 (0.65%) Multicast
4 52 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 42 (0.42%) LDAP
6 32 (0.32%) SSL
7 26 (0.26%) ATM
7 26 (0.26%) DNS
8 19 (0.19%) SSH
9 16 (0.16%) SNMP
10 15 (0.15%) HTTPS
11 13 (0.13%) VPN
12 12 (0.12%) Skype
13 9 (0.090%) Bluetooth
13 9 (0.090%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (0.080%) Intranet
14 8 (0.080%) Network Security
14 8 (0.080%) Wireshark
15 7 (0.070%) Extranet
15 7 (0.070%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1272 (12.78%) NoSQL
2 1161 (11.66%) MySQL
3 890 (8.94%) MongoDB
4 887 (8.91%) Big Data
5 866 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 825 (8.29%) SQL Server
7 616 (6.19%) Hadoop
8 520 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 506 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
10 434 (4.36%) RDBMS
11 307 (3.08%) Oracle Database
12 139 (1.40%) DB2
13 138 (1.39%) Redis
14 122 (1.23%) Apache Hive
15 114 (1.15%) Neo4j
16 108 (1.08%) HBase
17 105 (1.05%) Data Mining
18 101 (1.01%) Hazelcast
19 73 (0.73%) CouchDB
20 62 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1620 (16.27%) Maven
2 1481 (14.88%) JUnit
3 1313 (13.19%) Git (software)
4 1062 (10.67%) Jenkins
5 731 (7.34%) Subversion
6 649 (6.52%) Eclipse
7 559 (5.62%) Gradle
8 484 (4.86%) JIRA
9 475 (4.77%) Mockito
10 459 (4.61%) Cucumber
11 447 (4.49%) Ant
12 422 (4.24%) Selenium
13 194 (1.95%) Hudson
14 191 (1.92%) TestNG
15 153 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 137 (1.38%) IntelliJ
17 133 (1.34%) JBehave
18 126 (1.27%) EasyMock
19 114 (1.15%) TeamCity
20 89 (0.89%) jMock
General
1 2421 (24.32%) Finance
2 933 (9.37%) Banking
3 459 (4.61%) Games
4 393 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 386 (3.88%) Front Office
6 375 (3.77%) Retail
7 372 (3.74%) Investment Banking
8 207 (2.08%) Marketing
9 131 (1.32%) Law
10 116 (1.17%) Publishing
11 115 (1.16%) Advertising
12 110 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 108 (1.08%) Automotive
14 95 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
15 87 (0.87%) Back Office
16 76 (0.76%) Manufacturing
17 74 (0.74%) Aerospace
18 64 (0.64%) Electronics
19 57 (0.57%) Billing
20 32 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4505 (45.26%) Spring
2 2456 (24.67%) Hibernate
3 2282 (22.93%) HTML
4 2104 (21.14%) Web Services
5 1787 (17.95%) J2EE
6 1716 (17.24%) CSS
7 1399 (14.05%) XML
8 1312 (13.18%) REST
9 1210 (12.16%) RESTful
10 1147 (11.52%) Java EE
11 973 (9.77%) AngularJS
12 972 (9.76%) JMS
13 900 (9.04%) SOAP
14 811 (8.15%) jQuery
15 804 (8.08%) HTML5
16 775 (7.79%) JSP
17 721 (7.24%) JSON
18 556 (5.59%) JPA
19 530 (5.32%) Spring MVC
20 512 (5.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1420 (14.27%) Computer Science
2 499 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 494 (4.96%) Mathematics
4 333 (3.35%) Algorithms
5 320 (3.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 300 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 298 (2.99%) Fintech
8 252 (2.53%) Mobile App
9 250 (2.51%) User Experience
10 248 (2.49%) Equities
11 240 (2.41%) Data Structures
12 186 (1.87%) Derivative
13 185 (1.86%) Hedge funds
14 153 (1.54%) Fixed Income
15 110 (1.11%) iPad
16 108 (1.08%) Artificial Intelligence
17 103 (1.03%) Online Games
18 75 (0.75%) Visualisation
19 73 (0.73%) Data Integration
20 64 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1540 (15.47%) Linux
2 674 (6.77%) Unix
3 465 (4.67%) Android
4 381 (3.83%) Windows
5 276 (2.77%) Apple iOS
6 84 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 50 (0.50%) CentOS
8 41 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 39 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 33 (0.33%) Windows Server
11 20 (0.20%) openSUSE
12 19 (0.19%) Solaris
13 14 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.10%) AIX
14 10 (0.10%) Debian
14 10 (0.10%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.080%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.080%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.070%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5536 (55.62%) Agile Software Development
2 2868 (28.81%) TDD
3 2097 (21.07%) Software Engineering
4 1943 (19.52%) Scrum
5 1742 (17.50%) OO
6 1342 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
7 1264 (12.70%) Multithreading
8 1044 (10.49%) BDD
9 987 (9.92%) MVC
10 938 (9.42%) Open Source
11 854 (8.58%) Unit Testing
12 824 (8.28%) SDLC
13 809 (8.13%) E-Commerce
14 669 (6.72%) Mentoring
15 649 (6.52%) SOA
16 633 (6.36%) Web Development
17 599 (6.02%) Microservices
18 584 (5.87%) OOP
19 528 (5.30%) Kanban
20 495 (4.97%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 9951 (99.97%) Java
2 3141 (31.56%) JavaScript
3 2928 (29.42%) SQL
4 1191 (11.97%) Scala
5 883 (8.87%) Python
6 660 (6.63%) C++
7 652 (6.55%) C#
8 462 (4.64%) Groovy
9 425 (4.27%) PL/SQL
10 400 (4.02%) Ruby
11 353 (3.55%) PHP
12 248 (2.49%) C
13 232 (2.33%) Perl
14 181 (1.82%) Clojure
15 163 (1.64%) Bash Shell
16 148 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 108 (1.08%) Go
18 72 (0.72%) Objective-C
19 62 (0.62%) T-SQL
20 41 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2212 (22.22%) Degree
2 221 (2.22%) Security Cleared
3 130 (1.31%) PhD
4 125 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 79 (0.79%) Sun Certification
6 61 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 39 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
8 24 (0.24%) ISEB
9 22 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 21 (0.21%) OCPJP
11 16 (0.16%) OCP
12 15 (0.15%) PMI Certification
13 14 (0.14%) HND
14 12 (0.12%) Brainbench
15 6 (0.060%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.050%) Postgraduate
17 3 (0.030%) PMP
18 2 (0.020%) Cisco Certification
18 2 (0.020%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 2 (0.020%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 350 (3.52%) QA
2 39 (0.39%) SLA
3 28 (0.28%) SDET
4 17 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 13 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.070%) WCAG
8 3 (0.030%) HL7
8 3 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.030%) ISO20022
8 3 (0.030%) MiFID
9 2 (0.020%) ISO15022
10 1 (0.010%) COBIT
10 1 (0.010%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.010%) SEPA
System Software
1 386 (3.88%) Docker
2 83 (0.83%) HDFS
3 50 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 22 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.13%) Active Directory
7 10 (0.10%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.090%) KVM
8 9 (0.090%) Xen
9 8 (0.080%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.070%) Btrfs
10 7 (0.070%) NFS
11 6 (0.060%) Snort
12 4 (0.040%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.040%) vSphere
13 3 (0.030%) Corosync
13 3 (0.030%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.030%) Postfix
13 3 (0.030%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.030%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 212 (2.13%) Puppet
2 117 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 113 (1.14%) Ansible
4 61 (0.61%) Salt
5 60 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 31 (0.31%) Control-M
7 27 (0.27%) Mesos
7 27 (0.27%) Packer
7 27 (0.27%) Terraform
8 19 (0.19%) BladeLogic
8 19 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
8 19 (0.19%) Kibana
8 19 (0.19%) logstash
8 19 (0.19%) yum
9 16 (0.16%) Grafana
10 15 (0.15%) Graphite
10 15 (0.15%) Uchiwa
11 12 (0.12%) Nagios
12 10 (0.10%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 9 (0.090%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1942 (19.51%) Oracle
2 203 (2.04%) Sybase
3 193 (1.94%) Google
4 191 (1.92%) IBM
5 166 (1.67%) TIBCO
6 155 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 146 (1.47%) hybris
8 112 (1.13%) Adobe
9 103 (1.03%) SAP
10 94 (0.94%) MuleSoft
11 72 (0.72%) Sun
12 67 (0.67%) Red Hat
13 66 (0.66%) Twitter
14 61 (0.61%) Facebook
15 60 (0.60%) Atlassian
16 54 (0.54%) ATG
17 37 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
18 34 (0.34%) Splunk
19 31 (0.31%) WSO2
20 30 (0.30%) StreamBase
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + pension, PMI, life insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £80k + benefits and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: Java Developer / Software Engineer London to £75k
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday