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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 49 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 5205 4933 5798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.14% 4.63% 5.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 4.80% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4677 4372 4993
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 4950 £50,500 +1.00% 754
London +8 2674 £57,500 - 370
South East +4 812 £47,250 -0.52% 102
City of London +14 570 £60,000 - 87
South West -3 343 £40,000 +2.56% 60
East of England +2 335 £42,500 -5.55% 34
Yorkshire +19 295 £45,000 +12.50% 55
West Yorkshire +29 212 £45,000 - 38
North West +27 199 £47,500 +18.75% 69
West Midlands +45 196 £47,500 +5.55% 39
Leeds +43 195 £45,000 - 33
Bristol -2 159 £37,500 - 22
Scotland -10 155 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Buckinghamshire +60 140 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Manchester +43 128 £50,000 +25.00% 44
Oxfordshire +42 126 £52,500 +31.25% 13
Surrey -41 121 £50,500 -3.80% 22
West Sussex +3 111 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Milton Keynes +44 110 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Berkshire -51 109 £49,000 -6.66% 19
Cambridgeshire +7 105 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Glasgow -12 104 £45,000 - 9
Hampshire +8 95 £47,500 +15.15% 10
Hertfordshire -15 94 £48,750 +8.33% 8
Oxford +27 93 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Cambridge +5 84 £42,500 -5.55% 13
East Midlands +5 80 £40,000 +6.66% 16
Essex +16 76 £41,250 +7.14% 4
Wiltshire +48 67 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Warwickshire +38 67 £52,500 - 6

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11096 (100.00%) Java
2 6184 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5166 (46.56%) Spring
4 3680 (33.17%) SQL
5 3567 (32.15%) JavaScript
6 3183 (28.69%) TDD
7 3089 (27.84%) Hibernate
8 2771 (24.97%) Finance
9 2732 (24.62%) HTML
10 2542 (22.91%) Web Services
11 2470 (22.26%) Degree
12 2388 (21.52%) J2EE
13 2221 (20.02%) Oracle
14 2186 (19.70%) Software Engineering
15 2092 (18.85%) CSS
16 1939 (17.47%) Scrum
17 1909 (17.20%) Linux
18 1897 (17.10%) OO
19 1886 (17.00%) XML
20 1793 (16.16%) Maven
21 1641 (14.79%) Computer Science
22 1593 (14.36%) JUnit
23 1522 (13.72%) Multithreading
24 1511 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
25 1472 (13.27%) Java EE
26 1465 (13.20%) REST
27 1334 (12.02%) Git (software)
28 1298 (11.70%) Tomcat
29 1254 (11.30%) NoSQL
30 1251 (11.27%) MySQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1298 (11.70%) Tomcat
2 859 (7.74%) JBoss
3 636 (5.73%) Apache
4 456 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 396 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 359 (3.24%) Node.js
7 295 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
8 220 (1.98%) Apache Solr
9 213 (1.92%) Apache Spark
10 194 (1.75%) GlassFish
11 177 (1.60%) Mule
12 172 (1.55%) CMS
13 162 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
14 160 (1.44%) Jetty
15 117 (1.05%) Confluence
16 97 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 91 (0.82%) Mule ESB
18 85 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
19 83 (0.75%) Alfresco
20 74 (0.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 96 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.081%) Mathematica
3 7 (0.063%) HipChat
3 7 (0.063%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.045%) MS Office
5 4 (0.036%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.036%) SPSS
6 3 (0.027%) 3ds Max
6 3 (0.027%) Blender
6 3 (0.027%) Maya
7 2 (0.018%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.018%) Weka
8 1 (0.009%) Mingle
8 1 (0.009%) MS Project
8 1 (0.009%) Stata
Business Applications
1 61 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 37 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 19 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
4 12 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 11 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.090%) BusinessWorks
6 10 (0.090%) Exstream
7 9 (0.081%) BASE24
7 9 (0.081%) ION MarketView
8 5 (0.045%) SunGard Martini
9 4 (0.036%) AWD
10 3 (0.027%) Demantra
10 3 (0.027%) Oracle ASCP
10 3 (0.027%) Oracle EBS R12
10 3 (0.027%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.027%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.027%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.027%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 538 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 363 (3.27%) SaaS
3 148 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 84 (0.76%) GitHub
5 83 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 64 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 53 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 42 (0.38%) IaaS
9 34 (0.31%) Heroku
10 32 (0.29%) Google App Engine
11 27 (0.24%) PaaS
12 23 (0.21%) Bluemix
13 18 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (0.072%) Google Analytics
17 5 (0.045%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (0.045%) iPaaS
18 4 (0.036%) Force.com
18 4 (0.036%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 283 (2.55%) HTTP
2 190 (1.71%) Internet
3 93 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 52 (0.47%) LDAP
5 37 (0.33%) AMQP
5 37 (0.33%) Multicast
6 29 (0.26%) SSL
7 28 (0.25%) Intranet
8 23 (0.21%) Skype
9 16 (0.14%) DNS
9 16 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 15 (0.14%) ATM
11 13 (0.12%) Firewall
12 11 (0.099%) SAN
13 10 (0.090%) VoIP
14 8 (0.072%) FTP
14 8 (0.072%) SMS
15 7 (0.063%) GSM
15 7 (0.063%) IPv4
15 7 (0.063%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1254 (11.30%) NoSQL
2 1251 (11.27%) MySQL
3 947 (8.53%) Relational Database
4 902 (8.13%) MongoDB
5 894 (8.06%) SQL Server
6 830 (7.48%) Big Data
7 534 (4.81%) Hadoop
8 475 (4.28%) RDBMS
9 430 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
10 412 (3.71%) Oracle Database
11 411 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 173 (1.56%) Neo4j
13 129 (1.16%) Hazelcast
14 120 (1.08%) DB2
15 107 (0.96%) Redis
16 86 (0.78%) Apache Hive
17 78 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
18 75 (0.68%) KDB
19 65 (0.59%) HBase
20 55 (0.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1793 (16.16%) Maven
2 1593 (14.36%) JUnit
3 1334 (12.02%) Git (software)
4 1007 (9.08%) Eclipse
5 995 (8.97%) Jenkins
6 910 (8.20%) Subversion
7 551 (4.97%) Ant
8 532 (4.79%) Selenium
9 499 (4.50%) JIRA
10 397 (3.58%) Mockito
11 343 (3.09%) Cucumber
12 318 (2.87%) Gradle
13 234 (2.11%) Hudson
14 223 (2.01%) IntelliJ
15 124 (1.12%) TestNG
16 121 (1.09%) NetBeans
17 110 (0.99%) jMock
18 109 (0.98%) TeamCity
19 108 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 92 (0.83%) JBehave
General
1 2771 (24.97%) Finance
2 890 (8.02%) Banking
3 668 (6.02%) Front Office
4 544 (4.90%) Games
5 433 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 357 (3.22%) Investment Banking
7 314 (2.83%) Retail
8 218 (1.96%) Marketing
9 141 (1.27%) Law
10 130 (1.17%) Advertising
11 108 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 92 (0.83%) Publishing
13 87 (0.78%) Back Office
14 77 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
15 74 (0.67%) Manufacturing
16 69 (0.62%) Electronics
17 58 (0.52%) Billing
18 50 (0.45%) Automotive
19 38 (0.34%) Legal
20 32 (0.29%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5166 (46.56%) Spring
2 3089 (27.84%) Hibernate
3 2732 (24.62%) HTML
4 2542 (22.91%) Web Services
5 2388 (21.52%) J2EE
6 2092 (18.85%) CSS
7 1886 (17.00%) XML
8 1472 (13.27%) Java EE
9 1465 (13.20%) REST
10 1228 (11.07%) RESTful
11 1188 (10.71%) jQuery
12 1093 (9.85%) JSP
13 1080 (9.73%) SOAP
14 972 (8.76%) JSON
15 919 (8.28%) JMS
16 894 (8.06%) HTML5
17 882 (7.95%) AngularJS
18 661 (5.96%) Spring MVC
19 628 (5.66%) JPA
20 572 (5.16%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1641 (14.79%) Computer Science
2 643 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 573 (5.16%) Mathematics
4 475 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 379 (3.42%) Algorithms
5 379 (3.42%) Equities
6 360 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
7 303 (2.73%) Data Structures
8 243 (2.19%) Derivative
9 225 (2.03%) Fixed Income
10 216 (1.95%) Mobile App
11 210 (1.89%) User Experience
12 166 (1.50%) Hedge funds
13 153 (1.38%) Fintech
14 128 (1.15%) Online Games
15 106 (0.96%) N-Tier
16 98 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
17 92 (0.83%) Semantic Web
18 86 (0.78%) Client/Server
19 85 (0.77%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1909 (17.20%) Linux
2 1004 (9.05%) Unix
3 554 (4.99%) Windows
4 431 (3.88%) Android
5 313 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 76 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 44 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (0.38%) CentOS
9 33 (0.30%) Solaris
10 30 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 23 (0.21%) AIX
11 23 (0.21%) Tizen
11 23 (0.21%) Windows Server
12 16 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 15 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.11%) Windows Phone
15 8 (0.072%) Windows Phone 7
16 7 (0.063%) Debian
17 6 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
18 5 (0.045%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6184 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3183 (28.69%) TDD
3 2186 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 1939 (17.47%) Scrum
5 1897 (17.10%) OO
6 1522 (13.72%) Multithreading
7 1511 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
8 1060 (9.55%) MVC
9 1025 (9.24%) BDD
10 1011 (9.11%) Open Source
11 916 (8.26%) E-Commerce
12 869 (7.83%) SDLC
13 826 (7.44%) Unit Testing
14 776 (6.99%) SOA
15 639 (5.76%) Low Latency
16 637 (5.74%) OOP
17 580 (5.23%) Mentoring
18 491 (4.43%) OOD
19 486 (4.38%) UML
20 473 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11096 (100.00%) Java
2 3680 (33.17%) SQL
3 3567 (32.15%) JavaScript
4 1017 (9.17%) Scala
5 897 (8.08%) Python
6 808 (7.28%) C++
7 803 (7.24%) C#
8 407 (3.67%) PL/SQL
9 404 (3.64%) Groovy
10 378 (3.41%) Ruby
11 270 (2.43%) PHP
12 258 (2.33%) C
13 206 (1.86%) Clojure
13 206 (1.86%) Perl
14 191 (1.72%) Shell Script
15 111 (1.00%) Bash Shell
16 98 (0.88%) T-SQL
17 86 (0.78%) Objective-C
18 74 (0.67%) XPath
19 64 (0.58%) Go
Qualifications
1 2470 (22.26%) Degree
2 226 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 130 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 129 (1.16%) PhD
5 113 (1.02%) Sun Certification
6 69 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
7 63 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 38 (0.34%) OCPJP
9 26 (0.23%) HND
10 25 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 24 (0.22%) ISEB
12 17 (0.15%) OCP
13 13 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (0.11%) Brainbench
14 12 (0.11%) CISSP
15 11 (0.099%) CCNA
15 11 (0.099%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (0.099%) MCSE
16 8 (0.072%) GIAC
16 8 (0.072%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 460 (4.15%) QA
2 32 (0.29%) SDET
3 29 (0.26%) SLA
4 25 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.072%) HL7
6 5 (0.045%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.045%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.027%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.027%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.027%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.027%) MiFID
8 2 (0.018%) WCAG
9 1 (0.009%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.009%) ISO20022
System Software
1 162 (1.46%) Docker
2 46 (0.41%) HDFS
3 28 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.081%) Varnish
6 8 (0.072%) Xen
7 6 (0.054%) vCloud
8 5 (0.045%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.045%) Platform Symphony
9 4 (0.036%) iptables
9 4 (0.036%) LXC
10 3 (0.027%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.027%) Kamailio
11 2 (0.018%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.009%) Cronacle
12 1 (0.009%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.009%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 1 (0.009%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.009%) Snort
12 1 (0.009%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 146 (1.32%) Puppet
2 79 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (0.50%) Ansible
4 22 (0.20%) Kibana
5 21 (0.19%) Apache Shiro
5 21 (0.19%) logstash
5 21 (0.19%) Salt
6 16 (0.14%) StatsD
7 13 (0.12%) Capistrano
8 12 (0.11%) Grafana
8 12 (0.11%) Mesos
9 11 (0.099%) yum
10 7 (0.063%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.054%) BladeLogic
11 6 (0.054%) Control-M
11 6 (0.054%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.045%) Nagios
12 5 (0.045%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.036%) Hadoop YARN
14 3 (0.027%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2221 (20.02%) Oracle
2 358 (3.23%) Google
3 260 (2.34%) IBM
4 247 (2.23%) Sybase
5 207 (1.87%) hybris
6 190 (1.71%) TIBCO
7 187 (1.69%) Microsoft
8 125 (1.13%) Sun
9 105 (0.95%) Adobe
10 103 (0.93%) SAP
11 102 (0.92%) Twitter
12 86 (0.78%) MuleSoft
13 85 (0.77%) Red Hat
14 59 (0.53%) Facebook
15 56 (0.50%) Apple
15 56 (0.50%) Atlassian
16 51 (0.46%) ATG
17 45 (0.41%) WSO2
18 39 (0.35%) Talend
19 37 (0.33%) Splunk
Bangor, County Down
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Staffworx Limited
Salary: full Benefits, training
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Sanderson
Salary: £35 - £50 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Great Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Strong benefits package.
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, life insrnce
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Learn Direct
Salary: £41,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 8% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sera Neon LTD
Salary: Pension+Life Insurance+Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago