The table below looks at the statistics for the Java 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 64 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4413 5089 5019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.94% 4.65% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.16% 4.91% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 4397 4592
Average salary £49,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,392 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 19 December 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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 -12 4161 £50,000 - 436
London -8 2164 £57,500 - 203
South East +1 721 £45,000 -2.17% 75
City of London -14 605 £58,250 -2.91% 80
South West +13 346 £37,500 - 40
East of England +1 273 £42,500 - 26
Yorkshire -22 242 £40,000 +6.66% 27
North West -35 219 £40,000 - 44
Surrey -3 186 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Bristol +17 184 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Scotland -3 149 £40,000 - 19
Berkshire -30 149 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Manchester -35 134 £40,000 - 21
West Yorkshire -40 133 £41,500 +10.66% 16
West Midlands -30 116 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Leeds -30 106 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Hampshire +7 100 £42,500 - 8
Hertfordshire 0 96 £45,000 - 10
Cambridgeshire +3 90 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Kent +57 80 £45,000 +18.42% 10
Glasgow -14 75 £42,500 +6.25% 7
East Midlands -8 73 £35,000 +2.94% 8
East Sussex +19 66 £38,500 +12.40% 8
Cambridge +6 66 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Brighton +20 60 £37,500 +17.18% 8
South Yorkshire +6 58 £35,000 - 6
Cheshire -20 57 £40,000 -5.88% 9
West Sussex -19 54 £37,500 -5.06% 6
Birmingham +11 51 £45,000 - 3
North Yorkshire -18 51 £40,000 +6.66% 4

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java 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 Developer in their job title.

1 9141 (99.98%) Java
2 4501 (49.23%) Spring
3 4155 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3108 (33.99%) SQL
5 2829 (30.94%) Hibernate
6 2772 (30.32%) JavaScript
7 2601 (28.45%) J2EE
8 2313 (25.30%) HTML
9 2210 (24.17%) TDD
10 2095 (22.91%) XML
11 2025 (22.15%) Finance
12 1985 (21.71%) Oracle
13 1854 (20.28%) Degree
14 1793 (19.61%) Web Services
15 1747 (19.11%) CSS
16 1721 (18.82%) Linux
17 1711 (18.71%) OO
18 1590 (17.39%) Maven
19 1509 (16.50%) Software Engineering
20 1338 (14.63%) Multithreading
21 1313 (14.36%) JUnit
22 1304 (14.26%) Scrum
23 1262 (13.80%) Tomcat
24 1226 (13.41%) Computer Science
25 1176 (12.86%) MVC
26 1119 (12.24%) UNIX
27 1113 (12.17%) JSP
28 1064 (11.64%) Java EE
29 1049 (11.47%) MySQL
30 1047 (11.45%) Banking

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1262 (13.80%) Tomcat
2 793 (8.67%) JBoss
3 628 (6.87%) Apache
4 521 (5.70%) WebSphere
5 504 (5.51%) WebLogic
6 244 (2.67%) Apache Solr
7 152 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
8 140 (1.53%) GlassFish
9 137 (1.50%) CMS
10 135 (1.48%) Node.js
11 126 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 113 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
13 90 (0.98%) Jetty
14 75 (0.82%) Confluence
15 73 (0.80%) Mule
16 71 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
17 68 (0.74%) MQSeries
18 65 (0.71%) Adobe CQ
19 61 (0.67%) Alfresco
20 51 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 142 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.16%) MS Office
3 11 (0.12%) Weka
4 9 (0.098%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.077%) ArcView
6 3 (0.033%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.022%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.011%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.011%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (0.22%) Magento
2 15 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
3 13 (0.14%) ION MarketView
4 10 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
5 8 (0.087%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (0.055%) RMDS
6 5 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.044%) Staffware
7 4 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.044%) Summit
7 4 (0.044%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.044%) Enfinity
7 4 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.044%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.022%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.011%) AWD
9 1 (0.011%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.011%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 164 (1.79%) SaaS
2 136 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (0.62%) GitHub
5 45 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (0.28%) PaaS
7 24 (0.26%) Force.com
8 14 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (0.087%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.077%) IaaS
12 5 (0.055%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (0.055%) Route 53
12 5 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.022%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.022%) Heroku
14 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.011%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.011%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 396 (4.33%) HTTP
2 236 (2.58%) Internet
3 69 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 48 (0.52%) LDAP
5 39 (0.43%) SAN
6 26 (0.28%) Broadband
7 22 (0.24%) SSL
7 22 (0.24%) Multicast
8 21 (0.23%) SNMP
9 17 (0.19%) IPv4
9 17 (0.19%) SSH
9 17 (0.19%) Network Security
10 15 (0.16%) AMQP
11 14 (0.15%) DNS
12 13 (0.14%) Intranet
13 12 (0.13%) SMTP
14 10 (0.11%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.098%) FTP
15 9 (0.098%) PuTTY
16 8 (0.087%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1049 (11.47%) MySQL
2 932 (10.19%) Relational Database
3 789 (8.63%) SQL Server
4 677 (7.40%) NoSQL
5 618 (6.76%) Big Data
6 529 (5.79%) RDBMS
7 510 (5.58%) MongoDB
8 407 (4.45%) Hadoop
9 271 (2.96%) Oracle Database
10 260 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
11 187 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
12 159 (1.74%) DB2
13 109 (1.19%) HBase
14 92 (1.01%) Apache Hive
15 87 (0.95%) Redis
16 66 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
17 63 (0.69%) Hazelcast
18 51 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
19 50 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
20 49 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1590 (17.39%) Maven
2 1313 (14.36%) JUnit
3 974 (10.65%) Eclipse
4 900 (9.84%) Subversion
5 830 (9.08%) Git (software)
6 619 (6.77%) Jenkins
7 618 (6.76%) Ant
8 355 (3.88%) Selenium
9 327 (3.58%) JIRA
10 280 (3.06%) Hudson
11 237 (2.59%) Mockito
12 234 (2.56%) Cucumber
13 108 (1.18%) TestNG
14 91 (1.00%) NetBeans
15 88 (0.96%) Gradle
16 84 (0.92%) Mercurial
17 61 (0.67%) SoapUI
18 60 (0.66%) TeamCity
19 56 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 55 (0.60%) Apache Ivy
General
1 2025 (22.15%) Finance
2 1047 (11.45%) Banking
3 672 (7.35%) Front Office
4 457 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 409 (4.47%) Retail
6 356 (3.89%) Telecoms
7 349 (3.82%) Games
8 155 (1.70%) Advertising
9 145 (1.59%) Marketing
10 126 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 122 (1.33%) Publishing
12 102 (1.12%) Back Office
13 64 (0.70%) Automotive
14 63 (0.69%) Legal
15 54 (0.59%) Manufacturing
16 46 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 40 (0.44%) Online Betting
18 38 (0.42%) Aerospace
19 29 (0.32%) Retail Banking
20 28 (0.31%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4501 (49.23%) Spring
2 2829 (30.94%) Hibernate
3 2601 (28.45%) J2EE
4 2313 (25.30%) HTML
5 2095 (22.91%) XML
6 1793 (19.61%) Web Services
7 1747 (19.11%) CSS
8 1113 (12.17%) JSP
9 1064 (11.64%) Java EE
10 956 (10.46%) jQuery
11 889 (9.72%) SOAP
12 759 (8.30%) REST
13 740 (8.09%) Spring MVC
14 727 (7.95%) JMS
15 647 (7.08%) Struts
16 627 (6.86%) JSON
17 610 (6.67%) RESTful
18 603 (6.60%) Ajax
19 587 (6.42%) Servlets
20 582 (6.37%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1226 (13.41%) Computer Science
2 559 (6.11%) Open Source
3 490 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 487 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 377 (4.12%) Mathematics
6 369 (4.04%) Algorithms
7 303 (3.31%) Derivative
8 298 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
9 262 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 261 (2.85%) Equities
11 223 (2.44%) Fixed Income
12 175 (1.91%) Data Structures
13 166 (1.82%) Client/Server
14 138 (1.51%) User Experience
15 115 (1.26%) Hedge funds
16 110 (1.20%) Physics
17 100 (1.09%) Grid Computing
18 82 (0.90%) N-Tier
19 75 (0.82%) Visualisation
20 73 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1721 (18.82%) Linux
2 1119 (12.24%) UNIX
3 324 (3.54%) Android
4 320 (3.50%) Windows
5 185 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 84 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 68 (0.74%) Solaris
8 37 (0.40%) AIX
9 30 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 25 (0.27%) Debian
11 19 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 18 (0.20%) CentOS
13 16 (0.17%) HPUX
14 15 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.087%) NetWare
16 5 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.044%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.044%) Fedora
18 3 (0.033%) VxWorks
18 3 (0.033%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4155 (45.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2210 (24.17%) TDD
3 1711 (18.71%) OO
4 1509 (16.50%) Software Engineering
5 1338 (14.63%) Multithreading
6 1304 (14.26%) Scrum
7 1176 (12.86%) MVC
8 1045 (11.43%) E-Commerce
9 984 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
10 714 (7.81%) Unit Testing
11 654 (7.15%) BDD
12 492 (5.38%) Web Development
13 482 (5.27%) Mentoring
14 468 (5.12%) UML
15 452 (4.94%) OOD
16 448 (4.90%) SOA
17 441 (4.82%) Low Latency
18 407 (4.45%) OOP
19 314 (3.43%) Pair Programming
20 252 (2.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9141 (99.98%) Java
2 3108 (33.99%) SQL
3 2772 (30.32%) JavaScript
4 678 (7.42%) C#
5 657 (7.19%) C++
6 465 (5.09%) Python
7 458 (5.01%) Scala
8 421 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 303 (3.31%) Perl
10 292 (3.19%) C
11 259 (2.83%) PHP
12 257 (2.81%) Groovy
13 212 (2.32%) Ruby
14 168 (1.84%) Shell Script
15 145 (1.59%) XPath
16 129 (1.41%) Bash Shell
17 77 (0.84%) VB
18 76 (0.83%) VBA
19 60 (0.66%) XQuery
20 54 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1854 (20.28%) Degree
2 204 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 144 (1.57%) PhD
4 141 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 118 (1.29%) Sun Certification
6 40 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 39 (0.43%) OCPJP
8 24 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (0.14%) OCMJD
10 12 (0.13%) Postgraduate
11 9 (0.098%) HND
12 4 (0.044%) OCPJWCD
12 4 (0.044%) Brainbench
13 3 (0.033%) GIAC
13 3 (0.033%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.022%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.011%) OCP
15 1 (0.011%) HNC
15 1 (0.011%) CITP
15 1 (0.011%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (2.88%) QA
2 38 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 31 (0.34%) SLA
4 23 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.087%) EMIR
6 8 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.055%) ISO 8583
8 3 (0.033%) DO-178B
8 3 (0.033%) Basel III
9 2 (0.022%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.022%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.011%) HL7
System Software
1 35 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (0.27%) Docker
3 21 (0.23%) HDFS
4 11 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.077%) Varnish
5 7 (0.077%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.066%) Firmware
7 5 (0.055%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.033%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (0.022%) GridGain
10 2 (0.022%) Squid
11 1 (0.011%) Xen
11 1 (0.011%) vSphere
11 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 105 (1.15%) Puppet
2 98 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
4 24 (0.26%) logstash
4 24 (0.26%) Kibana
4 24 (0.26%) StatsD
5 21 (0.23%) yum
6 12 (0.13%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.12%) Capistrano
8 9 (0.098%) Ansible
9 3 (0.033%) Oozie
9 3 (0.033%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.033%) OpenSSO
9 3 (0.033%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.022%) Netcool
10 2 (0.022%) Nagios
10 2 (0.022%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.022%) MOM
10 2 (0.022%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.022%) Salt
Vendors
1 1985 (21.71%) Oracle
2 271 (2.96%) Sybase
3 223 (2.44%) IBM
4 210 (2.30%) TIBCO
5 185 (2.02%) Google
6 179 (1.96%) hybris
7 176 (1.92%) Microsoft
8 113 (1.24%) Sun
9 82 (0.90%) Adobe
10 78 (0.85%) ATG
11 77 (0.84%) Red Hat
12 74 (0.81%) 29West
13 56 (0.61%) Endeca
14 45 (0.49%) SAP
15 42 (0.46%) DataSynapse
16 41 (0.45%) Bloomberg
17 40 (0.44%) VMware
18 36 (0.39%) Informatica
18 36 (0.39%) Demandware
19 32 (0.35%) Murex
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 12K Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Malling, Kent
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + great bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 22 hours ago