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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 63 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4524 4951 4813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.98% 4.60% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 4.86% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3980 4309 4380
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 30 October 2014 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 30 October 2014. 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 -12 4259 £49,250 -1.50% 477
London -12 2275 £55,000 - 201
City of London -7 694 £55,000 -8.33% 80
South East +9 675 £45,000 -5.26% 77
South West +2 334 £40,000 +6.66% 44
East of England +36 300 £42,500 - 27
Yorkshire -11 261 £38,500 +2.66% 38
North West -31 224 £40,000 +3.89% 57
Surrey -12 174 £48,500 -3.00% 18
Manchester -11 164 £41,500 +7.79% 34
Bristol +10 158 £39,000 +11.42% 13
Scotland -7 155 £39,500 -1.25% 21
West Yorkshire -23 142 £40,000 +6.66% 27
Berkshire -33 131 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Leeds -22 115 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Hampshire +33 108 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Cambridgeshire +34 104 £40,000 +1.91% 4
West Midlands -45 104 £40,000 - 19
Hertfordshire -5 96 £44,000 -1.12% 8
East Midlands -17 88 £36,000 +4.34% 10
Glasgow -15 82 £40,000 -20.00% 5
East Sussex +23 74 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Cambridge +19 71 £42,500 +17.24% 2
Brighton +21 70 £37,500 - 2
North Yorkshire -16 61 £40,000 +6.66% 7
South Yorkshire +12 60 £35,000 +20.68% 4
Essex +24 54 £42,500 -7.60% 10
Buckinghamshire +1 54 £40,000 -12.56% 6
Wales +9 51 £36,750 +13.07% 10
Dorset +2 51 £60,000 +50.00% 1

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 9657 (99.98%) Java
2 4635 (47.99%) Spring
3 4372 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
4 3312 (34.29%) SQL
5 2958 (30.62%) JavaScript
6 2927 (30.30%) Hibernate
7 2725 (28.21%) J2EE
8 2468 (25.55%) HTML
9 2266 (23.46%) Finance
10 2262 (23.42%) TDD
11 2201 (22.79%) XML
12 2116 (21.91%) Oracle
13 2045 (21.17%) Degree
14 1892 (19.59%) Linux
15 1877 (19.43%) OO
16 1851 (19.16%) Web Services
17 1820 (18.84%) CSS
18 1691 (17.51%) Software Engineering
19 1677 (17.36%) Maven
20 1469 (15.21%) Multithreading
21 1428 (14.78%) Scrum
22 1418 (14.68%) Computer Science
23 1392 (14.41%) JUnit
24 1386 (14.35%) Tomcat
25 1204 (12.47%) JSP
26 1197 (12.39%) Banking
27 1194 (12.36%) UNIX
28 1157 (11.98%) MVC
29 1068 (11.06%) E-Commerce
29 1068 (11.06%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1386 (14.35%) Tomcat
2 811 (8.40%) JBoss
3 636 (6.58%) Apache
4 538 (5.57%) WebSphere
5 503 (5.21%) WebLogic
6 246 (2.55%) Apache Solr
7 148 (1.53%) CMS
8 146 (1.51%) GlassFish
9 144 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 119 (1.23%) Node.js
11 116 (1.20%) Jetty
12 115 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
13 103 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
14 84 (0.87%) Confluence
15 82 (0.85%) Alfresco
16 77 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
17 74 (0.77%) Mule
18 71 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
19 65 (0.67%) MQSeries
20 51 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 155 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.18%) MS Office
3 11 (0.11%) Weka
4 7 (0.072%) ArcView
5 4 (0.041%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.031%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.021%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.010%) MS Project
8 1 (0.010%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 28 (0.29%) Magento
2 20 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.20%) RMDS
4 14 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 13 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.093%) ION MarketView
6 9 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.062%) Tridion
8 4 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.041%) Enfinity
9 3 (0.031%) Summit
10 2 (0.021%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.021%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.021%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.010%) Endur
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.010%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.010%) AWD
11 1 (0.010%) Temenos T24
11 1 (0.010%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 145 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
1 145 (1.50%) SaaS
2 67 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 60 (0.62%) GitHub
4 40 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (0.23%) Force.com
6 11 (0.11%) PaaS
7 8 (0.083%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.052%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.052%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.041%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.041%) Route 53
9 4 (0.041%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.031%) IaaS
11 2 (0.021%) Heroku
12 1 (0.010%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.010%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 431 (4.46%) HTTP
2 257 (2.66%) Internet
3 78 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 58 (0.60%) SAN
5 40 (0.41%) SNMP
6 34 (0.35%) LDAP
7 31 (0.32%) Broadband
8 24 (0.25%) Intranet
9 22 (0.23%) SSL
10 21 (0.22%) SMTP
11 19 (0.20%) AMQP
12 17 (0.18%) SSH
12 17 (0.18%) Multicast
13 14 (0.14%) Network Security
14 10 (0.10%) PuTTY
15 9 (0.093%) RTP
15 9 (0.093%) DNS
16 8 (0.083%) HTTPS
17 6 (0.062%) Wireless
18 5 (0.052%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1061 (10.98%) MySQL
2 993 (10.28%) Relational Database
3 879 (9.10%) SQL Server
4 667 (6.91%) NoSQL
5 652 (6.75%) Big Data
6 528 (5.47%) RDBMS
7 524 (5.42%) MongoDB
8 449 (4.65%) Hadoop
9 280 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 274 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
11 219 (2.27%) DB2
12 184 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 131 (1.36%) HBase
14 88 (0.91%) Apache Hive
15 87 (0.90%) Redis
16 78 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
17 75 (0.78%) Hazelcast
18 64 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
19 59 (0.61%) KDB
20 57 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1677 (17.36%) Maven
2 1392 (14.41%) JUnit
3 1000 (10.35%) Eclipse
4 933 (9.66%) Subversion
5 777 (8.04%) Git (software)
6 634 (6.56%) Ant
7 630 (6.52%) Jenkins
8 445 (4.61%) Selenium
9 321 (3.32%) JIRA
10 304 (3.15%) Hudson
11 266 (2.75%) Cucumber
12 247 (2.56%) Mockito
13 102 (1.06%) TestNG
14 88 (0.91%) Gradle
15 87 (0.90%) NetBeans
16 86 (0.89%) Mercurial
17 74 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 70 (0.72%) YourKit
19 68 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
20 62 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 2266 (23.46%) Finance
2 1197 (12.39%) Banking
3 733 (7.59%) Front Office
4 570 (5.90%) Investment Banking
5 391 (4.05%) Games
5 391 (4.05%) Retail
6 354 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 167 (1.73%) Marketing
8 162 (1.68%) Financial Institution
9 149 (1.54%) Publishing
10 132 (1.37%) Advertising
11 124 (1.28%) Back Office
12 75 (0.78%) Automotive
12 75 (0.78%) Legal
13 63 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 41 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 30 (0.31%) Electronics
15 30 (0.31%) Music Industry
16 25 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 25 (0.26%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4635 (47.99%) Spring
2 2927 (30.30%) Hibernate
3 2725 (28.21%) J2EE
4 2468 (25.55%) HTML
5 2201 (22.79%) XML
6 1851 (19.16%) Web Services
7 1820 (18.84%) CSS
8 1204 (12.47%) JSP
9 1068 (11.06%) Java EE
10 995 (10.30%) jQuery
11 843 (8.73%) SOAP
12 767 (7.94%) JMS
13 734 (7.60%) Spring MVC
14 716 (7.41%) REST
15 683 (7.07%) Servlets
16 680 (7.04%) Struts
17 658 (6.81%) JSON
18 631 (6.53%) Ajax
19 607 (6.28%) HTML5
20 589 (6.10%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1418 (14.68%) Computer Science
2 613 (6.35%) Open Source
3 542 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 523 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 509 (5.27%) Algorithms
6 502 (5.20%) Mathematics
7 360 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
8 331 (3.43%) Derivative
9 288 (2.98%) Equities
10 276 (2.86%) Mobile App
11 237 (2.45%) Fixed Income
12 229 (2.37%) Data Structures
13 163 (1.69%) Client/Server
14 153 (1.58%) Physics
15 141 (1.46%) User Experience
16 133 (1.38%) Hedge funds
17 101 (1.05%) Grid Computing
18 90 (0.93%) Visualisation
19 84 (0.87%) Market Risk
20 74 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1892 (19.59%) Linux
2 1194 (12.36%) UNIX
3 385 (3.99%) Windows
4 363 (3.76%) Android
5 207 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 86 (0.89%) Solaris
6 86 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 41 (0.42%) AIX
8 26 (0.27%) Debian
9 17 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.17%) NetWare
11 15 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 15 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.13%) HPUX
14 11 (0.11%) CentOS
15 7 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.062%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.062%) Fedora
16 6 (0.062%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4372 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2262 (23.42%) TDD
3 1877 (19.43%) OO
4 1691 (17.51%) Software Engineering
5 1469 (15.21%) Multithreading
6 1428 (14.78%) Scrum
7 1157 (11.98%) MVC
8 1068 (11.06%) E-Commerce
9 952 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
10 764 (7.91%) Unit Testing
11 687 (7.11%) BDD
12 562 (5.82%) Low Latency
13 544 (5.63%) UML
14 532 (5.51%) Web Development
15 530 (5.49%) Mentoring
16 522 (5.40%) SOA
17 473 (4.90%) OOP
18 448 (4.64%) OOD
19 313 (3.24%) Pair Programming
20 263 (2.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9657 (99.98%) Java
2 3312 (34.29%) SQL
3 2958 (30.62%) JavaScript
4 739 (7.65%) C++
5 715 (7.40%) C#
6 486 (5.03%) Python
7 436 (4.51%) Scala
8 421 (4.36%) PL/SQL
9 341 (3.53%) Perl
10 319 (3.30%) C
11 295 (3.05%) PHP
12 256 (2.65%) Groovy
13 224 (2.32%) Ruby
14 193 (2.00%) Shell Script
15 141 (1.46%) XPath
16 135 (1.40%) Bash Shell
17 84 (0.87%) VB
18 66 (0.68%) VBA
19 61 (0.63%) R
20 54 (0.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2045 (21.17%) Degree
2 201 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 175 (1.81%) PhD
4 144 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 126 (1.30%) Sun Certification
6 42 (0.43%) OCPJP
7 31 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 16 (0.17%) HND
9 16 (0.17%) OCMJD
10 15 (0.16%) Postgraduate
11 10 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.072%) OCPJWCD
13 5 (0.052%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.052%) MBCS
13 5 (0.052%) CITP
14 4 (0.041%) HNC
15 3 (0.031%) OCP
15 3 (0.031%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.031%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (3.65%) QA
2 47 (0.49%) ISO 9001
3 23 (0.24%) SLA
4 10 (0.10%) EMIR
4 10 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.072%) DO-178B
5 7 (0.072%) Basel III
6 6 (0.062%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.041%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.031%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.010%) HL7
10 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 32 (0.33%) HDFS
2 27 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.19%) Docker
4 12 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 10 (0.10%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.062%) Firmware
6 6 (0.062%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.021%) Xen
8 2 (0.021%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.021%) Varnish
8 2 (0.021%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.010%) GridGain
9 1 (0.010%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.010%) vSphere
9 1 (0.010%) Squid
Systems Management
1 97 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 95 (0.98%) Puppet
3 35 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
4 19 (0.20%) logstash
4 19 (0.20%) Kibana
4 19 (0.20%) StatsD
5 17 (0.18%) YUM
6 15 (0.16%) Ansible
7 10 (0.10%) Capistrano
8 9 (0.093%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.062%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.052%) Ambari
10 5 (0.052%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.031%) Oozie
11 3 (0.031%) OpenSSO
12 2 (0.021%) Netcool
12 2 (0.021%) Nagios
12 2 (0.021%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.021%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.010%) MOM
Vendors
1 2116 (21.91%) Oracle
2 274 (2.84%) Sybase
3 229 (2.37%) Google
4 204 (2.11%) IBM
5 196 (2.03%) TIBCO
6 170 (1.76%) hybris
7 145 (1.50%) Microsoft
8 128 (1.33%) Sun
9 121 (1.25%) Adobe
10 79 (0.82%) ATG
11 77 (0.80%) 29West
12 70 (0.72%) Red Hat
13 54 (0.56%) SAP
14 47 (0.49%) Bloomberg
15 44 (0.46%) Demandware
16 38 (0.39%) Endeca
17 36 (0.37%) Perforce
18 35 (0.36%) Atlassian
18 35 (0.36%) Calypso
19 32 (0.33%) Fidessa
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + 8% Bonus, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Company paid pension, eCommerce trai
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 Per Annum Negotiable, plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £53000 Per Annum £Excellent plus bonus + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits, progression
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Net-A-Porter Group LTD
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Faversham, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum up to £55k DOE + up to 25% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£35K + 10% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£50K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: excellent benefits package + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£35-£40K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 50,000 - 55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago