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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
UK
Rank 52 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4266 5168 4995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.14% 5.06% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.34% 5.25% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4660 4421
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
79883 98427 103086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.32% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66300 82530 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -4 3966 £55,000 +8.91% 706
London -6 1977 £65,000 +13.04% 380
South East -1 578 £50,000 +5.26% 86
City of London +3 423 £70,000 +16.66% 97
South West +7 359 £47,500 +11.76% 44
East of England +18 353 £50,000 +11.11% 41
North West +10 268 £47,500 +5.55% 58
Manchester +6 202 £50,000 - 37
Yorkshire -19 180 £47,500 +5.55% 55
Scotland +15 162 £45,000 - 22
Berkshire +60 151 £52,500 +0.96% 19
Cambridgeshire +19 136 £47,000 +10.58% 14
Bristol -7 132 £50,000 +33.33% 7
West Yorkshire -15 115 £50,000 +11.11% 39
East Midlands +43 105 £40,000 - 19
Hertfordshire +15 104 £55,000 +10.00% 8
West Midlands -34 104 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Cambridge +15 97 £42,500 - 10
Leeds -15 96 £50,000 +11.11% 36
Glasgow +11 92 £50,000 - 13
Surrey +9 88 £55,000 +8.91% 10
Buckinghamshire -7 87 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Oxfordshire +4 81 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Milton Keynes -3 81 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Essex +26 78 £50,000 -2.43% 14
Edinburgh +19 70 £42,500 - 8
Gloucestershire +3 68 £52,500 - 10
Nottinghamshire +23 65 £50,000 +33.33% 9
Hampshire -2 64 £46,250 -5.61% 14
Reading +47 56 £52,500 - 10

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 8953 (100.00%) Java
2 5089 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
3 3896 (43.52%) Spring
4 2750 (30.72%) SQL
5 2735 (30.55%) JavaScript
6 2505 (27.98%) TDD
7 2354 (26.29%) Finance
8 2111 (23.58%) Hibernate
9 1948 (21.76%) HTML
10 1660 (18.54%) Scrum
11 1655 (18.49%) J2EE
12 1586 (17.71%) Software Engineering
13 1582 (17.67%) Web Services
14 1569 (17.52%) Degree
15 1526 (17.04%) OO
16 1500 (16.75%) CSS
17 1406 (15.70%) NoSQL
18 1405 (15.69%) Maven
19 1370 (15.30%) Linux
20 1358 (15.17%) REST
21 1254 (14.01%) Banking
22 1245 (13.91%) Oracle
23 1185 (13.24%) XML
24 1167 (13.03%) AngularJS
25 1153 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
26 1145 (12.79%) Computer Science
27 1142 (12.76%) Git (software)
28 1087 (12.14%) Multithreading
29 1076 (12.02%) Scala
30 1049 (11.72%) JUnit

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
1 956 (10.68%) Tomcat
2 699 (7.81%) JBoss
3 462 (5.16%) WebSphere
4 391 (4.37%) Apache
5 373 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 341 (3.81%) WebLogic
7 330 (3.69%) Apache Spark
8 245 (2.74%) Jetty
9 191 (2.13%) Apache Solr
10 150 (1.68%) CMS
11 141 (1.57%) Mule
12 131 (1.46%) GlassFish
13 115 (1.28%) Confluence
14 103 (1.15%) Mule ESB
15 102 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
16 91 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 71 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 62 (0.69%) OpenStack
19 39 (0.44%) Alfresco
20 37 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 34 (0.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.067%) MS Office
3 4 (0.045%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.034%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.022%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.022%) Weka
6 1 (0.011%) GIMP
6 1 (0.011%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 82 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 41 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 23 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 19 (0.21%) Magento
5 8 (0.089%) Sentinel
6 7 (0.078%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.045%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.034%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.034%) Odoo
8 3 (0.034%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.034%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.022%) BASE24
9 2 (0.022%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.022%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.022%) Postilion
9 2 (0.022%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.022%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.011%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 787 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
2 227 (2.54%) SaaS
3 196 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 144 (1.61%) GitHub
5 112 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 79 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 70 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
9 24 (0.27%) Google App Engine
10 19 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
10 19 (0.21%) Heroku
11 18 (0.20%) PaaS
12 17 (0.19%) IaaS
13 15 (0.17%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.16%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
16 11 (0.12%) Google Play
17 9 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
17 9 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
18 4 (0.045%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 206 (2.30%) HTTP
2 175 (1.95%) Internet
3 45 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 42 (0.47%) FTP
5 37 (0.41%) SSL
6 19 (0.21%) Intranet
6 19 (0.21%) Wireshark
7 18 (0.20%) DNS
7 18 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
7 18 (0.20%) LDAP
7 18 (0.20%) Network Security
8 16 (0.18%) SNMP
9 14 (0.16%) Multicast
10 11 (0.12%) ATM
10 11 (0.12%) Firewall
10 11 (0.12%) Skype
11 10 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.089%) Value-Added Service
13 6 (0.067%) IMAP
13 6 (0.067%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1406 (15.70%) NoSQL
2 853 (9.53%) MySQL
3 813 (9.08%) MongoDB
4 761 (8.50%) Big Data
5 749 (8.37%) Relational Database
6 635 (7.09%) SQL Server
7 567 (6.33%) Hadoop
8 440 (4.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 407 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
10 336 (3.75%) RDBMS
11 224 (2.50%) Oracle Database
12 199 (2.22%) Redis
13 155 (1.73%) Neo4j
14 136 (1.52%) DB2
15 129 (1.44%) HBase
16 110 (1.23%) Couchbase
17 95 (1.06%) Apache Hive
18 94 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 90 (1.01%) Riak
20 78 (0.87%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1405 (15.69%) Maven
2 1142 (12.76%) Git (software)
3 1049 (11.72%) JUnit
4 912 (10.19%) Jenkins
5 522 (5.83%) Subversion
6 428 (4.78%) Gradle
7 405 (4.52%) JIRA
8 370 (4.13%) Ant
8 370 (4.13%) Eclipse
9 324 (3.62%) Selenium
10 282 (3.15%) Mockito
11 264 (2.95%) Cucumber
12 187 (2.09%) IntelliJ
13 125 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 80 (0.89%) TestNG
15 78 (0.87%) Mercurial
16 74 (0.83%) Hudson
17 65 (0.73%) TeamCity
18 61 (0.68%) Vagrant
19 59 (0.66%) JBehave
General
1 2354 (26.29%) Finance
2 1254 (14.01%) Banking
3 402 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 396 (4.42%) Front Office
5 370 (4.13%) Investment Banking
6 355 (3.97%) Retail
7 330 (3.69%) Games
8 217 (2.42%) Marketing
9 210 (2.35%) Advertising
10 109 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 104 (1.16%) Publishing
12 93 (1.04%) Electronics
13 91 (1.02%) Back Office
14 76 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 44 (0.49%) Legal
16 40 (0.45%) Automotive
17 35 (0.39%) Law
18 30 (0.34%) Online Betting
19 26 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
20 25 (0.28%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3896 (43.52%) Spring
2 2111 (23.58%) Hibernate
3 1948 (21.76%) HTML
4 1655 (18.49%) J2EE
5 1582 (17.67%) Web Services
6 1500 (16.75%) CSS
7 1358 (15.17%) REST
8 1185 (13.24%) XML
9 1167 (13.03%) AngularJS
10 910 (10.16%) RESTful
11 833 (9.30%) SOAP
12 786 (8.78%) JMS
13 750 (8.38%) Java EE
14 639 (7.14%) jQuery
15 637 (7.11%) HTML5
16 605 (6.76%) Node.js
17 562 (6.28%) JSP
18 515 (5.75%) JSON
19 483 (5.39%) React
20 482 (5.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1145 (12.79%) Computer Science
2 434 (4.85%) Fintech
3 415 (4.64%) Algorithms
4 383 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 337 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
6 324 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
7 247 (2.76%) Data Structures
8 217 (2.42%) Derivative
9 214 (2.39%) Mobile App
10 213 (2.38%) Equities
11 162 (1.81%) User Experience
12 143 (1.60%) Fixed Income
13 141 (1.57%) Client/Server
14 107 (1.20%) iPad
15 88 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 67 (0.75%) Online Games
17 46 (0.51%) Internet of Things
17 46 (0.51%) N-Tier
18 45 (0.50%) Market Risk
19 40 (0.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1370 (15.30%) Linux
2 647 (7.23%) Unix
3 283 (3.16%) Android
4 233 (2.60%) Windows
5 183 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 38 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 32 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 29 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (0.27%) CentOS
10 23 (0.26%) Windows Server
11 21 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.11%) Solaris
14 8 (0.089%) HPUX
14 8 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.045%) AIX
16 4 (0.045%) Debian
17 3 (0.034%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.034%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5089 (56.84%) Agile Software Development
2 2505 (27.98%) TDD
3 1660 (18.54%) Scrum
4 1586 (17.71%) Software Engineering
5 1526 (17.04%) OO
6 1153 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1087 (12.14%) Multithreading
8 986 (11.01%) BDD
9 947 (10.58%) MVC
10 885 (9.88%) SDLC
11 867 (9.68%) Microservices
12 709 (7.92%) E-Commerce
13 626 (6.99%) Web Development
14 621 (6.94%) Unit Testing
15 606 (6.77%) Low Latency
16 604 (6.75%) SOA
17 562 (6.28%) Mentoring
18 551 (6.15%) Open Source
19 522 (5.83%) OOP
20 509 (5.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8953 (100.00%) Java
2 2750 (30.72%) SQL
3 2735 (30.55%) JavaScript
4 1076 (12.02%) Scala
5 1033 (11.54%) Python
6 707 (7.90%) C#
7 540 (6.03%) C++
8 356 (3.98%) Groovy
9 302 (3.37%) PL/SQL
10 287 (3.21%) PHP
11 283 (3.16%) Ruby
12 195 (2.18%) Perl
13 187 (2.09%) Bash Shell
14 181 (2.02%) Go
15 169 (1.89%) C
16 144 (1.61%) Shell Script
17 132 (1.47%) Clojure
18 62 (0.69%) Haskell
18 62 (0.69%) T-SQL
19 59 (0.66%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1569 (17.52%) Degree
2 213 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 96 (1.07%) SC Cleared
4 70 (0.78%) PhD
5 64 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 24 (0.27%) HND
7 21 (0.23%) Sun Certification
8 11 (0.12%) DBS Check
9 9 (0.10%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.078%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.056%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.056%) OCPJP
12 4 (0.045%) OCMJD
12 4 (0.045%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.034%) OCP
13 3 (0.034%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.022%) ISEB
14 2 (0.022%) MBA
15 1 (0.011%) CISA
15 1 (0.011%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (3.72%) QA
2 29 (0.32%) SDET
3 22 (0.25%) MiFID
3 22 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.12%) EMIR
7 9 (0.10%) SLA
8 4 (0.045%) GAAP
8 4 (0.045%) GDPR
8 4 (0.045%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.045%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.034%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.022%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.022%) FATCA
10 2 (0.022%) HL7
10 2 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.011%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.011%) TickIT
System Software
1 394 (4.40%) Docker
2 51 (0.57%) HDFS
3 49 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 33 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
5 21 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.15%) vSphere
8 9 (0.10%) Varnish
9 8 (0.089%) Active Directory
10 5 (0.056%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.045%) Firmware
11 4 (0.045%) LXC
12 2 (0.022%) Dovecot
12 2 (0.022%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.022%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.022%) Xen
13 1 (0.011%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 217 (2.42%) Puppet
2 177 (1.98%) Ansible
3 152 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (0.82%) Kubernetes
5 72 (0.80%) Kibana
6 63 (0.70%) logstash
7 57 (0.64%) Salt
8 20 (0.22%) Mesos
9 18 (0.20%) Packer
9 18 (0.20%) Terraform
10 17 (0.19%) Control-M
11 16 (0.18%) Grafana
12 8 (0.089%) Oozie
13 7 (0.078%) Capistrano
13 7 (0.078%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.056%) Apache Shiro
14 5 (0.056%) HAProxy
14 5 (0.056%) Marathon
14 5 (0.056%) StatsD
15 4 (0.045%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 1245 (13.91%) Oracle
2 205 (2.29%) Google
3 195 (2.18%) TIBCO
4 146 (1.63%) Sybase
5 116 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 116 (1.30%) SAP
6 100 (1.12%) Adobe
6 100 (1.12%) IBM
7 98 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 76 (0.85%) hybris
9 66 (0.74%) Solace
10 54 (0.60%) Talend
11 53 (0.59%) VMware
12 51 (0.57%) Apple
13 50 (0.56%) MuleSoft
14 45 (0.50%) ATG
15 43 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
16 33 (0.37%) ION Trading
17 30 (0.34%) Atlassian
17 30 (0.34%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: 40+ holidays per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + bonus, pension, equity
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
First Point
Salary: £4000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oscar
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday