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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 67 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4184 5118 4579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.92% 4.36% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 4.61% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3698 4464 4033
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 3922 £50,000 - 557
London +2 2118 £57,500 - 301
South East +14 770 £47,500 +5.55% 72
City of London +6 538 £60,000 - 104
East of England +17 293 £45,000 +5.88% 31
South West -13 266 £40,000 -2.43% 43
Berkshire +61 183 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Surrey -9 183 £50,000 - 17
Scotland -8 168 £42,500 -5.55% 32
North West -36 155 £41,500 +3.75% 49
Yorkshire -59 140 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Bristol +11 116 £37,500 -15.73% 22
West Midlands -16 111 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Hertfordshire -9 99 £46,000 - 7
Manchester -28 93 £40,000 - 27
Reading +47 91 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Hampshire -8 89 £40,000 -13.04% 11
West Yorkshire -51 78 £42,500 +6.25% 13
West Sussex +22 77 £40,500 -4.70%
East Midlands +9 75 £38,000 +2.70% 3
Edinburgh +9 75 £40,000 - 16
Cambridgeshire +9 73 £47,500 +18.75% 14
Cambridge +33 72 £47,500 +26.66% 12
Oxfordshire +15 68 £42,500 -20.93% 12
Buckinghamshire -21 68 £43,500 -3.33% 7
Leeds -47 66 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Glasgow -25 62 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Milton Keynes -26 61 £43,250 -3.88% 4
Essex +2 57 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Crawley +24 54 £41,000 -1.79%

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8465 (99.99%) Java
2 4432 (52.35%) Spring
3 4180 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
4 2745 (32.42%) SQL
5 2658 (31.40%) Hibernate
6 2645 (31.24%) JavaScript
7 2496 (29.48%) J2EE
8 2403 (28.38%) TDD
9 2164 (25.56%) HTML
10 1968 (23.25%) Web Services
11 1837 (21.70%) Finance
12 1809 (21.37%) Oracle
13 1708 (20.17%) XML
14 1656 (19.56%) Linux
15 1632 (19.28%) CSS
16 1587 (18.75%) Degree
17 1467 (17.33%) OO
18 1433 (16.93%) Maven
19 1348 (15.92%) Scrum
20 1335 (15.77%) Software Engineering
21 1311 (15.49%) Tomcat
22 1246 (14.72%) Multithreading
23 1205 (14.23%) MVC
24 1193 (14.09%) JUnit
25 1153 (13.62%) MySQL
26 1014 (11.98%) UNIX
27 1003 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
28 997 (11.78%) jQuery
29 978 (11.55%) Git (software)
30 963 (11.37%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1311 (15.49%) Tomcat
2 784 (9.26%) JBoss
3 657 (7.76%) Apache
4 447 (5.28%) WebSphere
5 397 (4.69%) WebLogic
6 286 (3.38%) Apache Solr
7 231 (2.73%) Node.js
8 202 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
9 157 (1.85%) CMS
10 123 (1.45%) GlassFish
11 105 (1.24%) Jetty
12 94 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
13 90 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 76 (0.90%) MQSeries
15 73 (0.86%) Apache Spark
16 71 (0.84%) Mule
17 67 (0.79%) Confluence
18 42 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
19 41 (0.48%) Apache Pig
19 41 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 89 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.094%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.094%) Mathematica
3 5 (0.059%) MS Office
4 3 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.024%) Mingle
6 1 (0.012%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.012%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
3 10 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 9 (0.11%) Staffware
5 8 (0.094%) TIBCO iProcess
6 7 (0.083%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.071%) RMDS
8 5 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.059%) Magento
8 5 (0.059%) ION MarketView
9 4 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.035%) BusinessWare
10 3 (0.035%) assyst
10 3 (0.035%) Workday HCM
11 2 (0.024%) Bond Adapt
11 2 (0.024%) Loan IQ
11 2 (0.024%) Endur
12 1 (0.012%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 392 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 214 (2.53%) SaaS
3 78 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 54 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 35 (0.41%) GitHub
6 34 (0.40%) PaaS
7 29 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (0.20%) IaaS
10 13 (0.15%) Force.com
11 11 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
12 9 (0.11%) Google App Engine
13 6 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.071%) Sumo Logic
13 6 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.071%) Heroku
14 5 (0.059%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.059%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 4 (0.047%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.047%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 316 (3.73%) HTTP
2 212 (2.50%) Internet
3 88 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 46 (0.54%) LDAP
5 43 (0.51%) Broadband
5 43 (0.51%) AMQP
6 26 (0.31%) Multicast
7 22 (0.26%) SSL
8 19 (0.22%) DNS
9 15 (0.18%) FTP
9 15 (0.18%) SAN
10 14 (0.17%) Intranet
10 14 (0.17%) Firewall
11 13 (0.15%) SNMP
12 11 (0.13%) IPv4
13 10 (0.12%) ATM
14 8 (0.094%) HTTPS
15 7 (0.083%) SSH
15 7 (0.083%) SS7
15 7 (0.083%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1153 (13.62%) MySQL
2 793 (9.37%) NoSQL
3 780 (9.21%) SQL Server
4 757 (8.94%) Relational Database
5 569 (6.72%) Big Data
6 538 (6.35%) MongoDB
7 435 (5.14%) RDBMS
8 423 (5.00%) Hadoop
9 344 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
10 284 (3.35%) Oracle Database
11 253 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 119 (1.41%) DB2
13 105 (1.24%) Redis
14 98 (1.16%) Apache Hive
15 83 (0.98%) HBase
16 68 (0.80%) Couchbase
17 57 (0.67%) Hazelcast
18 55 (0.65%) Neo4j
19 53 (0.63%) MarkLogic
20 39 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1433 (16.93%) Maven
2 1193 (14.09%) JUnit
3 978 (11.55%) Git (software)
4 948 (11.20%) Eclipse
5 774 (9.14%) Subversion
6 599 (7.08%) Jenkins
7 542 (6.40%) Ant
8 290 (3.43%) JIRA
8 290 (3.43%) Selenium
9 237 (2.80%) Mockito
10 174 (2.06%) Cucumber
11 129 (1.52%) TestNG
12 118 (1.39%) Hudson
13 117 (1.38%) Gradle
14 106 (1.25%) IntelliJ
15 99 (1.17%) jMock
16 80 (0.94%) JBehave
17 78 (0.92%) SoapUI
18 76 (0.90%) NetBeans
19 73 (0.86%) JMeter
General
1 1837 (21.70%) Finance
2 748 (8.84%) Banking
3 498 (5.88%) Front Office
4 398 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 395 (4.67%) Retail
6 313 (3.70%) Games
7 278 (3.28%) Investment Banking
8 154 (1.82%) Marketing
9 131 (1.55%) Advertising
9 131 (1.55%) Back Office
10 111 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 79 (0.93%) Publishing
12 74 (0.87%) Law
13 71 (0.84%) Online Betting
14 63 (0.74%) Automotive
15 55 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 54 (0.64%) Legal
17 37 (0.44%) Electronics
18 34 (0.40%) Multimedia
19 26 (0.31%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4432 (52.35%) Spring
2 2658 (31.40%) Hibernate
3 2496 (29.48%) J2EE
4 2164 (25.56%) HTML
5 1968 (23.25%) Web Services
6 1708 (20.17%) XML
7 1632 (19.28%) CSS
8 997 (11.78%) jQuery
9 963 (11.37%) Java EE
10 916 (10.82%) JSP
11 892 (10.54%) SOAP
12 885 (10.45%) REST
13 773 (9.13%) Spring MVC
14 733 (8.66%) RESTful
15 690 (8.15%) Struts
16 659 (7.78%) JSON
17 658 (7.77%) JMS
18 590 (6.97%) Ajax
19 558 (6.59%) Servlets
20 540 (6.38%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 908 (10.73%) Computer Science
2 635 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 606 (7.16%) Open Source
4 311 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 242 (2.86%) Equities
5 242 (2.86%) Derivative
5 242 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 236 (2.79%) Mathematics
7 207 (2.45%) Algorithms
8 191 (2.26%) Data Structures
9 183 (2.16%) Client/Server
10 167 (1.97%) Fixed Income
11 162 (1.91%) Mobile App
12 103 (1.22%) User Experience
13 86 (1.02%) N-Tier
14 85 (1.00%) Grid Computing
15 84 (0.99%) Online Games
16 78 (0.92%) Physics
17 72 (0.85%) Hedge funds
18 69 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1656 (19.56%) Linux
2 1014 (11.98%) UNIX
3 422 (4.98%) Windows
4 281 (3.32%) Android
5 182 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 101 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (0.51%) Solaris
8 34 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 30 (0.35%) CentOS
10 26 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 26 (0.31%) AIX
11 23 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
12 16 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.14%) openSUSE
13 12 (0.14%) HPUX
13 12 (0.14%) Debian
14 10 (0.12%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.11%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.094%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4180 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2403 (28.38%) TDD
3 1467 (17.33%) OO
4 1348 (15.92%) Scrum
5 1335 (15.77%) Software Engineering
6 1246 (14.72%) Multithreading
7 1205 (14.23%) MVC
8 1003 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
9 961 (11.35%) E-Commerce
10 676 (7.98%) Unit Testing
11 633 (7.48%) BDD
12 433 (5.11%) Web Development
13 408 (4.82%) Low Latency
14 406 (4.80%) OOD
15 396 (4.68%) SOA
16 392 (4.63%) UML
17 391 (4.62%) Mentoring
18 349 (4.12%) OOP
19 311 (3.67%) Pair Programming
20 232 (2.74%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 8465 (99.99%) Java
2 2745 (32.42%) SQL
3 2645 (31.24%) JavaScript
4 637 (7.52%) Scala
5 479 (5.66%) Python
6 467 (5.52%) C++
7 430 (5.08%) PL/SQL
8 366 (4.32%) C#
9 288 (3.40%) Groovy
10 249 (2.94%) Ruby
11 237 (2.80%) PHP
12 207 (2.45%) Perl
13 173 (2.04%) C
14 147 (1.74%) Bash Shell
15 122 (1.44%) Shell Script
16 99 (1.17%) XPath
17 78 (0.92%) Clojure
18 76 (0.90%) XQuery
19 70 (0.83%) T-SQL
20 57 (0.67%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 1587 (18.75%) Degree
2 137 (1.62%) Security Cleared
3 104 (1.23%) Sun Certification
4 78 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 77 (0.91%) PhD
6 38 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 38 (0.45%) OCPJP
7 35 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
8 15 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.14%) OCMJD
10 10 (0.12%) Postgraduate
11 9 (0.11%) ISEB
12 8 (0.094%) OCPJWCD
13 6 (0.071%) OCP
14 3 (0.035%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.024%) OCAJ
15 2 (0.024%) Brainbench
15 2 (0.024%) OCA
16 1 (0.012%) OCMJEA
16 1 (0.012%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (2.69%) QA
2 17 (0.20%) SLA
3 16 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.15%) ISO 8583
4 13 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.12%) EMIR
7 5 (0.059%) DICOM
8 4 (0.047%) MiFID
9 3 (0.035%) HL7
10 1 (0.012%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.012%) Basel III
10 1 (0.012%) WCAG
System Software
1 50 (0.59%) Docker
2 47 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.20%) HDFS
4 15 (0.18%) VirtualBox
5 11 (0.13%) Firmware
6 8 (0.094%) Varnish
6 8 (0.094%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.071%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.059%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.047%) Platform Symphony
9 4 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.024%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.012%) vSphere
11 1 (0.012%) Squid
11 1 (0.012%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 129 (1.52%) Puppet
2 89 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 26 (0.31%) Ansible
5 25 (0.30%) Nagios
6 23 (0.27%) logstash
7 21 (0.25%) StatsD
7 21 (0.25%) Kibana
8 20 (0.24%) Salt
9 10 (0.12%) Oozie
10 8 (0.094%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.071%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.059%) TeamSite
12 5 (0.059%) Capistrano
12 5 (0.059%) Mesos
13 2 (0.024%) Graphite
13 2 (0.024%) Nessus
14 1 (0.012%) Netcool
14 1 (0.012%) yum
14 1 (0.012%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1809 (21.37%) Oracle
2 216 (2.55%) IBM
3 207 (2.45%) hybris
4 192 (2.27%) Sybase
5 177 (2.09%) TIBCO
6 157 (1.85%) Microsoft
7 116 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 114 (1.35%) Google
9 92 (1.09%) Endeca
10 84 (0.99%) ATG
11 79 (0.93%) Adobe
12 76 (0.90%) Sun
13 67 (0.79%) Demandware
14 62 (0.73%) SAP
15 55 (0.65%) VMware
16 46 (0.54%) Intershop
17 43 (0.51%) Terracotta
18 38 (0.45%) Atlassian
19 30 (0.35%) New Relic
20 24 (0.28%) Splunk
Darlington, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Penta Consulting
Salary: Upon Request
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Prospects
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K - 70K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K - 70K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30K - 70K + Outstanding Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £80k plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £80k plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30k - £85k plus outstanding package
Posted: 18 hours ago