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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 63 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4411 5280 4654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.99% 4.40% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 4.65% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3897 4577 4092
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 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 4126 £50,000 - 514
London +1 2183 £57,500 -4.16% 261
South East +12 802 £47,500 +5.55% 85
City of London +1 548 £60,000 - 89
East of England +20 325 £44,000 +2.32% 31
South West -10 292 £40,000 - 30
Berkshire +63 203 £55,000 +15.78% 15
Surrey -2 190 £52,500 +6.06% 19
Scotland -3 185 £42,500 - 36
Yorkshire -57 178 £42,500 +6.25% 24
North West -36 158 £41,500 +3.75% 49
Hertfordshire 0 134 £45,000 -4.25% 8
Bristol +11 120 £37,500 -11.76% 13
West Midlands -14 116 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Reading +57 105 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Manchester -34 97 £41,500 +3.75% 26
West Sussex +17 96 £40,500 -4.70% 3
Hampshire -6 96 £40,000 -5.88% 16
West Yorkshire -53 90 £45,000 +13.92% 20
Edinburgh -4 88 £40,000 +4.57% 18
East Midlands +33 80 £42,500 +21.42% 12
Cambridgeshire +16 78 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Leeds -51 76 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Cambridge +25 74 £50,000 +33.33% 10
Glasgow -21 72 £45,000 -3.22% 9
Crawley +6 63 £41,000 -5.74% 1
Oxfordshire +8 61 £47,500 -13.63% 13
South Yorkshire -1 58 £38,750 +10.71% 3
East Sussex -19 57 £43,500 +2.35%
Essex +8 53 £37,500 -14.28% 9

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8600 (99.99%) Java
2 4499 (52.31%) Spring
3 4122 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
4 2806 (32.62%) SQL
5 2706 (31.46%) Hibernate
6 2628 (30.55%) JavaScript
7 2529 (29.40%) J2EE
8 2356 (27.39%) TDD
9 2114 (24.58%) HTML
10 1968 (22.88%) Web Services
11 1852 (21.53%) Finance
12 1793 (20.85%) Oracle
13 1776 (20.65%) XML
14 1658 (19.28%) Linux
15 1642 (19.09%) CSS
16 1627 (18.92%) Degree
17 1477 (17.17%) Maven
18 1475 (17.15%) OO
19 1322 (15.37%) Software Engineering
20 1316 (15.30%) Tomcat
21 1290 (15.00%) Scrum
22 1284 (14.93%) Multithreading
23 1216 (14.14%) MVC
24 1208 (14.04%) JUnit
25 1137 (13.22%) MySQL
26 1023 (11.89%) UNIX
27 1014 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
28 991 (11.52%) E-Commerce
29 979 (11.38%) Java EE
30 974 (11.32%) Git (software)

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1316 (15.30%) Tomcat
2 826 (9.60%) JBoss
3 689 (8.01%) Apache
4 440 (5.12%) WebSphere
5 422 (4.91%) WebLogic
6 285 (3.31%) Apache Solr
7 226 (2.63%) Node.js
8 188 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
9 152 (1.77%) CMS
10 129 (1.50%) GlassFish
11 93 (1.08%) Jetty
12 92 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
13 86 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 80 (0.93%) Mule
15 67 (0.78%) MQSeries
16 60 (0.70%) Confluence
17 59 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
18 54 (0.63%) Apache Spark
19 49 (0.57%) ColdFusion
20 42 (0.49%) Alfresco
Applications
1 93 (1.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.10%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.070%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.070%) Mathematica
4 3 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.035%) MS Office
5 2 (0.023%) Mingle
6 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.012%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 23 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
3 14 (0.16%) Magento
4 12 (0.14%) ION MarketView
5 10 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
6 9 (0.10%) Staffware
7 8 (0.093%) TIBCO iProcess
8 7 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (0.070%) RMDS
9 6 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.047%) Oracle Cash Management
12 3 (0.035%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.035%) assyst
13 2 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
13 2 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
13 2 (0.023%) Loan IQ
13 2 (0.023%) Bond Adapt
14 1 (0.012%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 336 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 222 (2.58%) SaaS
3 90 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
4 53 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (0.47%) GitHub
6 39 (0.45%) PaaS
7 22 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (0.22%) Force.com
9 16 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (0.14%) IaaS
11 10 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
12 7 (0.081%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.081%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.070%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.070%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.070%) Google App Engine
14 5 (0.058%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.058%) Boomi
15 4 (0.047%) Google Analytics
16 3 (0.035%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 320 (3.72%) HTTP
2 201 (2.34%) Internet
3 84 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 42 (0.49%) LDAP
5 34 (0.40%) Broadband
5 34 (0.40%) AMQP
6 24 (0.28%) Multicast
7 22 (0.26%) SSL
8 19 (0.22%) IPv4
9 17 (0.20%) DNS
10 14 (0.16%) FTP
11 13 (0.15%) Intranet
12 12 (0.14%) SSH
13 11 (0.13%) Firewall
13 11 (0.13%) SNMP
13 11 (0.13%) SAN
13 11 (0.13%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.070%) SS7
14 6 (0.070%) INAP
14 6 (0.070%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1137 (13.22%) MySQL
2 770 (8.95%) Relational Database
3 768 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 750 (8.72%) SQL Server
5 557 (6.48%) Big Data
6 504 (5.86%) MongoDB
7 474 (5.51%) RDBMS
8 398 (4.63%) Hadoop
9 318 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
10 274 (3.19%) Oracle Database
11 227 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 118 (1.37%) DB2
13 107 (1.24%) Redis
14 92 (1.07%) Apache Hive
15 68 (0.79%) HBase
16 67 (0.78%) Couchbase
17 58 (0.67%) Hazelcast
18 49 (0.57%) MarkLogic
19 46 (0.53%) Neo4j
20 44 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1477 (17.17%) Maven
2 1208 (14.04%) JUnit
3 974 (11.32%) Git (software)
4 966 (11.23%) Eclipse
5 816 (9.49%) Subversion
6 597 (6.94%) Jenkins
7 587 (6.82%) Ant
8 302 (3.51%) JIRA
9 266 (3.09%) Selenium
10 230 (2.67%) Mockito
11 178 (2.07%) Cucumber
12 150 (1.74%) Hudson
13 129 (1.50%) TestNG
14 105 (1.22%) IntelliJ
15 97 (1.13%) Gradle
16 85 (0.99%) jMock
17 83 (0.97%) SoapUI
18 77 (0.90%) Mercurial
19 76 (0.88%) NetBeans
20 74 (0.86%) JBehave
General
1 1852 (21.53%) Finance
2 799 (9.29%) Banking
3 569 (6.62%) Front Office
4 416 (4.84%) Retail
5 374 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 329 (3.83%) Investment Banking
7 315 (3.66%) Games
8 157 (1.83%) Advertising
9 156 (1.81%) Marketing
10 127 (1.48%) Back Office
11 113 (1.31%) Financial Institution
12 77 (0.90%) Online Betting
13 74 (0.86%) Publishing
14 64 (0.74%) Automotive
15 56 (0.65%) Law
16 50 (0.58%) Manufacturing
17 41 (0.48%) Legal
18 35 (0.41%) Aerospace
19 32 (0.37%) Multimedia
20 29 (0.34%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4499 (52.31%) Spring
2 2706 (31.46%) Hibernate
3 2529 (29.40%) J2EE
4 2114 (24.58%) HTML
5 1968 (22.88%) Web Services
6 1776 (20.65%) XML
7 1642 (19.09%) CSS
8 979 (11.38%) Java EE
9 962 (11.18%) jQuery
10 953 (11.08%) JSP
11 921 (10.71%) SOAP
12 855 (9.94%) REST
13 770 (8.95%) Spring MVC
14 730 (8.49%) RESTful
15 685 (7.96%) Struts
16 680 (7.91%) JMS
17 668 (7.77%) JSON
18 609 (7.08%) Ajax
19 581 (6.76%) JDBC
20 537 (6.24%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 921 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 608 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 593 (6.89%) Open Source
4 332 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 259 (3.01%) Derivative
6 254 (2.95%) Equities
7 245 (2.85%) Mathematics
8 242 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
9 214 (2.49%) Algorithms
10 200 (2.33%) Fixed Income
11 189 (2.20%) Mobile App
12 188 (2.19%) Data Structures
13 184 (2.14%) Client/Server
14 108 (1.26%) User Experience
15 94 (1.09%) N-Tier
16 92 (1.07%) Grid Computing
17 85 (0.99%) Hedge funds
18 82 (0.95%) Online Games
19 76 (0.88%) Physics
19 76 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1658 (19.28%) Linux
2 1023 (11.89%) UNIX
3 388 (4.51%) Windows
4 283 (3.29%) Android
5 189 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 97 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 45 (0.52%) Solaris
9 39 (0.45%) CentOS
10 28 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 25 (0.29%) AIX
12 18 (0.21%) HPUX
13 15 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 12 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 11 (0.13%) openSUSE
16 9 (0.10%) Debian
17 8 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (0.093%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
18 7 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4122 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2356 (27.39%) TDD
3 1475 (17.15%) OO
4 1322 (15.37%) Software Engineering
5 1290 (15.00%) Scrum
6 1284 (14.93%) Multithreading
7 1216 (14.14%) MVC
8 1014 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
9 991 (11.52%) E-Commerce
10 652 (7.58%) BDD
11 642 (7.46%) Unit Testing
12 437 (5.08%) OOD
13 424 (4.93%) Web Development
14 417 (4.85%) Low Latency
15 396 (4.60%) SOA
16 387 (4.50%) UML
17 381 (4.43%) Mentoring
18 320 (3.72%) Pair Programming
19 319 (3.71%) OOP
20 237 (2.76%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 8600 (99.99%) Java
2 2806 (32.62%) SQL
3 2628 (30.55%) JavaScript
4 615 (7.15%) Scala
5 472 (5.49%) C++
6 469 (5.45%) Python
7 416 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 413 (4.80%) C#
9 279 (3.24%) Groovy
10 233 (2.71%) Ruby
11 223 (2.59%) PHP
12 212 (2.46%) Perl
13 171 (1.99%) C
14 144 (1.67%) Bash Shell
15 124 (1.44%) Shell Script
16 115 (1.34%) XPath
17 74 (0.86%) XQuery
18 73 (0.85%) Clojure
19 65 (0.76%) T-SQL
20 54 (0.63%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 1627 (18.92%) Degree
2 170 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 100 (1.16%) Sun Certification
4 94 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 82 (0.95%) PhD
6 52 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 37 (0.43%) OCPJP
8 27 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
9 13 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 9 (0.10%) OCMJD
11 7 (0.081%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.070%) ISEB
13 4 (0.047%) Brainbench
14 3 (0.035%) OCPJWCD
15 2 (0.023%) OCAJ
15 2 (0.023%) OCA
16 1 (0.012%) IBM Certification
16 1 (0.012%) Microsoft Certification
16 1 (0.012%) OCP
16 1 (0.012%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (2.56%) QA
2 27 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 25 (0.29%) SLA
4 21 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.15%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 8 (0.093%) EMIR
7 8 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.058%) DICOM
9 1 (0.012%) Basel III
9 1 (0.012%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.012%) WCAG
9 1 (0.012%) MiFID
System Software
1 47 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (0.52%) Docker
3 16 (0.19%) VirtualBox
4 14 (0.16%) HDFS
5 9 (0.10%) Varnish
5 9 (0.10%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.093%) Firmware
7 7 (0.081%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.035%) Platform Symphony
10 2 (0.023%) Squid
11 1 (0.012%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.012%) vSphere
11 1 (0.012%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 124 (1.44%) Puppet
2 91 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (0.29%) Vagrant
4 23 (0.27%) logstash
5 21 (0.24%) Kibana
5 21 (0.24%) StatsD
6 17 (0.20%) Ansible
7 16 (0.19%) Salt
8 10 (0.12%) Oozie
8 10 (0.12%) Nagios
9 8 (0.093%) Capistrano
10 5 (0.058%) yum
10 5 (0.058%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.047%) TeamSite
12 3 (0.035%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.035%) Mesos
13 2 (0.023%) Graphite
13 2 (0.023%) MOM
13 2 (0.023%) Nessus
14 1 (0.012%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1793 (20.85%) Oracle
2 228 (2.65%) IBM
3 224 (2.60%) hybris
4 215 (2.50%) Sybase
5 194 (2.26%) TIBCO
6 166 (1.93%) Microsoft
7 116 (1.35%) Red Hat
8 114 (1.33%) Google
9 101 (1.17%) ATG
9 101 (1.17%) Endeca
10 75 (0.87%) Sun
11 68 (0.79%) Adobe
12 63 (0.73%) Demandware
13 59 (0.69%) SAP
14 55 (0.64%) VMware
15 49 (0.57%) Intershop
16 46 (0.53%) Terracotta
17 38 (0.44%) Informatica
18 29 (0.34%) Atlassian
19 24 (0.28%) New Relic
UK
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits BUPA pension 25 days GYM
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
TUI Group
Salary: Very competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Energon People
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Lucrative Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Equity + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
The People Network
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benenfits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday