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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 61 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4302 4984 4530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.02% 4.73% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 5.01% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3833 4309 4009
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 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 -9 3985 £50,000 - 609
London -4 2088 £57,500 -4.16% 275
South East +9 761 £47,500 +5.55% 104
City of London -1 538 £60,000 - 100
South West -8 302 £40,000 +6.66% 63
East of England +15 295 £45,000 +4.65% 38
Yorkshire -36 217 £40,000 +2.56% 38
Berkshire +4 188 £55,000 +4.76% 39
Surrey -11 183 £55,000 +22.22% 22
Scotland -11 181 £42,500 +4.29% 31
North West -59 153 £40,000 - 59
Bristol +10 129 £37,500 -11.76% 29
Hertfordshire +1 127 £45,000 -4.76% 13
West Yorkshire -51 110 £45,000 +20.00% 29
Hampshire -3 97 £41,500 -2.35% 22
West Midlands -20 94 £43,750 +9.37% 12
Glasgow -6 89 £45,000 - 8
Leeds -56 89 £45,000 +12.50% 25
West Sussex 0 88 £40,000 -8.57% 3
Manchester -57 86 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Cambridgeshire +21 84 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Cambridge +24 71 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Kent +46 70 £47,500 +15.85% 5
Reading +12 69 £52,500 +5.00% 23
Edinburgh -15 68 £40,000 +6.66% 17
East Midlands +23 67 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Wales -1 66 £35,000 -12.50% 14
East Sussex 0 64 £42,500 - 1
South Wales 0 63 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Crawley -8 61 £40,000 -11.11% 2

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8779 (99.98%) Java
2 4433 (50.48%) Spring
3 4080 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
4 2901 (33.04%) SQL
5 2684 (30.57%) Hibernate
6 2660 (30.29%) JavaScript
7 2521 (28.71%) J2EE
8 2296 (26.15%) TDD
9 2151 (24.50%) HTML
10 1910 (21.75%) Web Services
11 1869 (21.28%) XML
12 1848 (21.05%) Oracle
13 1844 (21.00%) Finance
14 1734 (19.75%) Degree
15 1654 (18.84%) CSS
16 1626 (18.52%) Linux
17 1515 (17.25%) OO
18 1503 (17.12%) Maven
19 1364 (15.53%) Software Engineering
20 1260 (14.35%) JUnit
21 1249 (14.22%) Tomcat
22 1248 (14.21%) Scrum
23 1241 (14.13%) Multithreading
24 1174 (13.37%) MVC
25 1072 (12.21%) JSP
26 1063 (12.11%) Computer Science
27 1055 (12.01%) Java EE
28 1052 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
29 1050 (11.96%) MySQL
30 1009 (11.49%) UNIX

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1249 (14.22%) Tomcat
2 804 (9.16%) JBoss
3 682 (7.77%) Apache
4 493 (5.61%) WebLogic
5 455 (5.18%) WebSphere
6 255 (2.90%) Apache Solr
7 173 (1.97%) Node.js
7 173 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
8 146 (1.66%) CMS
9 112 (1.28%) GlassFish
10 105 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 88 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
12 77 (0.88%) MQSeries
13 74 (0.84%) Mule
14 73 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
15 68 (0.77%) Jetty
16 67 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
17 65 (0.74%) Alfresco
18 50 (0.57%) Confluence
19 47 (0.54%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 119 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.10%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.091%) MS Office
3 8 (0.091%) Weka
4 4 (0.046%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.011%) MS Project
5 1 (0.011%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.011%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 16 (0.18%) Magento
2 15 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
3 13 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.15%) ION MarketView
3 13 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.10%) Staffware
5 8 (0.091%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.080%) RMDS
7 6 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.057%) Oracle Cash Management
9 4 (0.046%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.046%) Enfinity
9 4 (0.046%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.034%) assyst
11 2 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.023%) TIBCO iProcess
12 1 (0.011%) Oracle Retail
12 1 (0.011%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 219 (2.49%) SaaS
2 113 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 55 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 51 (0.58%) GitHub
6 40 (0.46%) PaaS
7 31 (0.35%) Force.com
8 13 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.11%) IaaS
11 8 (0.091%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.057%) Route 53
12 5 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.034%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.023%) ElastiCache
14 2 (0.023%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.023%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.011%) Heroku
15 1 (0.011%) Trello
15 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 319 (3.63%) HTTP
2 207 (2.36%) Internet
3 78 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 44 (0.50%) LDAP
5 29 (0.33%) SAN
6 27 (0.31%) Broadband
7 25 (0.28%) Multicast
8 22 (0.25%) IPv4
9 19 (0.22%) AMQP
10 18 (0.20%) DNS
11 14 (0.16%) Network Security
11 14 (0.16%) SSL
12 13 (0.15%) FTP
13 12 (0.14%) HTTPS
13 12 (0.14%) SSH
14 9 (0.10%) Firewall
14 9 (0.10%) SNMP
15 8 (0.091%) Intranet
16 4 (0.046%) VoIP
16 4 (0.046%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1050 (11.96%) MySQL
2 814 (9.27%) Relational Database
3 744 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 719 (8.19%) NoSQL
5 601 (6.84%) Big Data
6 528 (6.01%) MongoDB
7 495 (5.64%) RDBMS
8 391 (4.45%) Hadoop
9 272 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
10 246 (2.80%) Oracle Database
11 207 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 138 (1.57%) DB2
13 97 (1.10%) Redis
14 91 (1.04%) Apache Hive
15 67 (0.76%) HBase
16 62 (0.71%) Hazelcast
17 56 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
18 49 (0.56%) Neo4j
19 48 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
20 43 (0.49%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1503 (17.12%) Maven
2 1260 (14.35%) JUnit
3 996 (11.34%) Eclipse
4 879 (10.01%) Git (software)
5 859 (9.78%) Subversion
6 594 (6.76%) Ant
7 562 (6.40%) Jenkins
8 292 (3.33%) JIRA
9 268 (3.05%) Selenium
10 213 (2.43%) Mockito
11 206 (2.35%) Hudson
12 172 (1.96%) Cucumber
13 127 (1.45%) TestNG
14 96 (1.09%) NetBeans
15 74 (0.84%) SoapUI
16 71 (0.81%) Gradle
17 70 (0.80%) Mercurial
18 69 (0.79%) IntelliJ
19 66 (0.75%) jMock
20 59 (0.67%) JMeter
General
1 1844 (21.00%) Finance
2 909 (10.35%) Banking
3 594 (6.76%) Front Office
4 405 (4.61%) Retail
5 394 (4.49%) Investment Banking
6 370 (4.21%) Telecoms
7 340 (3.87%) Games
8 171 (1.95%) Advertising
9 137 (1.56%) Marketing
10 117 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 99 (1.13%) Back Office
12 93 (1.06%) Publishing
13 61 (0.69%) Automotive
14 60 (0.68%) Online Betting
15 58 (0.66%) Legal
16 44 (0.50%) Manufacturing
17 38 (0.43%) Aerospace
18 37 (0.42%) Multimedia
19 35 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
20 30 (0.34%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4433 (50.48%) Spring
2 2684 (30.57%) Hibernate
3 2521 (28.71%) J2EE
4 2151 (24.50%) HTML
5 1910 (21.75%) Web Services
6 1869 (21.28%) XML
7 1654 (18.84%) CSS
8 1072 (12.21%) JSP
9 1055 (12.01%) Java EE
10 951 (10.83%) jQuery
11 943 (10.74%) SOAP
12 749 (8.53%) REST
13 720 (8.20%) Spring MVC
14 703 (8.01%) RESTful
15 683 (7.78%) JMS
16 665 (7.57%) Struts
17 615 (7.00%) JSON
18 592 (6.74%) Ajax
19 583 (6.64%) JDBC
20 536 (6.10%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1063 (12.11%) Computer Science
2 550 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
3 545 (6.21%) Open Source
4 382 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 289 (3.29%) Mathematics
6 272 (3.10%) Algorithms
6 272 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
7 243 (2.77%) Derivative
8 234 (2.66%) Equities
9 226 (2.57%) Mobile App
10 213 (2.43%) Fixed Income
11 181 (2.06%) Data Structures
12 138 (1.57%) Client/Server
13 108 (1.23%) User Experience
14 102 (1.16%) N-Tier
15 96 (1.09%) Hedge funds
16 94 (1.07%) Physics
17 92 (1.05%) Grid Computing
18 83 (0.95%) Online Games
19 70 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1626 (18.52%) Linux
2 1009 (11.49%) UNIX
3 341 (3.88%) Windows
4 313 (3.56%) Android
5 193 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 83 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 57 (0.65%) Solaris
8 47 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 28 (0.32%) AIX
10 27 (0.31%) CentOS
11 20 (0.23%) HPUX
11 20 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 17 (0.19%) Debian
13 13 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
14 9 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.068%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.057%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.057%) openSUSE
17 4 (0.046%) Windows 7
18 3 (0.034%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 4080 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2296 (26.15%) TDD
3 1515 (17.25%) OO
4 1364 (15.53%) Software Engineering
5 1248 (14.21%) Scrum
6 1241 (14.13%) Multithreading
7 1174 (13.37%) MVC
8 1052 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
9 982 (11.18%) E-Commerce
10 690 (7.86%) Unit Testing
11 586 (6.67%) BDD
12 450 (5.12%) OOD
13 434 (4.94%) Web Development
14 413 (4.70%) UML
15 398 (4.53%) Mentoring
16 395 (4.50%) Low Latency
17 390 (4.44%) SOA
18 342 (3.89%) OOP
19 322 (3.67%) Pair Programming
20 217 (2.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8779 (99.98%) Java
2 2901 (33.04%) SQL
3 2660 (30.29%) JavaScript
4 526 (5.99%) Scala
5 500 (5.69%) C#
6 496 (5.65%) C++
7 444 (5.06%) Python
8 398 (4.53%) PL/SQL
9 250 (2.85%) Groovy
10 231 (2.63%) Perl
11 219 (2.49%) C
12 215 (2.45%) PHP
13 195 (2.22%) Ruby
14 140 (1.59%) Shell Script
15 120 (1.37%) XPath
16 114 (1.30%) Bash Shell
17 66 (0.75%) XQuery
18 51 (0.58%) Clojure
19 50 (0.57%) VB
20 46 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1734 (19.75%) Degree
2 203 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 132 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 113 (1.29%) Sun Certification
5 90 (1.02%) VCP4
6 89 (1.01%) PhD
7 57 (0.65%) DV Cleared
8 41 (0.47%) OCPJP
9 36 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
10 13 (0.15%) OCMJD
11 5 (0.057%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.046%) Brainbench
13 3 (0.034%) OCPJWCD
13 3 (0.034%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.023%) OCA
14 2 (0.023%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.023%) HND
14 2 (0.023%) OCAJ
15 1 (0.011%) CFA
15 1 (0.011%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (2.25%) QA
2 31 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 29 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 26 (0.30%) SLA
5 13 (0.15%) ISO 8583
6 11 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.046%) Basel III
8 3 (0.034%) EMIR
8 3 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.034%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.011%) DICOM
9 1 (0.011%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 41 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (0.42%) Docker
3 12 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (0.13%) Varnish
4 11 (0.13%) VirtualBox
5 9 (0.10%) HDFS
6 8 (0.091%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.080%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.080%) Firmware
8 4 (0.046%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.023%) GridGain
9 2 (0.023%) Squid
9 2 (0.023%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.011%) vSphere
10 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 105 (1.20%) Puppet
2 70 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (0.25%) logstash
4 20 (0.23%) StatsD
4 20 (0.23%) Kibana
5 14 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 11 (0.13%) Ansible
6 11 (0.13%) Capistrano
7 9 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.068%) yum
9 5 (0.057%) Salt
10 4 (0.046%) Oozie
11 3 (0.034%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.034%) Netcool
12 2 (0.023%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.023%) MOM
12 2 (0.023%) Graphite
13 1 (0.011%) Mesos
13 1 (0.011%) Nagios
13 1 (0.011%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1848 (21.05%) Oracle
2 231 (2.63%) IBM
3 226 (2.57%) Sybase
4 218 (2.48%) TIBCO
5 195 (2.22%) hybris
6 179 (2.04%) Microsoft
7 110 (1.25%) Google
8 99 (1.13%) Sun
9 92 (1.05%) Endeca
10 90 (1.02%) ATG
11 83 (0.95%) Adobe
12 79 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 76 (0.87%) 29West
14 51 (0.58%) Demandware
15 48 (0.55%) VMware
16 44 (0.50%) Terracotta
17 42 (0.48%) Intershop
17 42 (0.48%) SAP
18 38 (0.43%) Informatica
19 29 (0.33%) DataSynapse
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 47 minutes ago
Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 49 minutes ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum £35-55,000 + 10% Bonus + Fantastic B
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Awesome Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago