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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 59 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4769 5063 6229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.86% 4.61% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.04% 4.78% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4295 4445 5451
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 4476 £54,000 +8.00% 617
London +3 2447 £60,000 +4.34% 328
South East -8 673 £50,000 +5.26% 63
City of London +8 469 £62,500 +4.16% 80
South West +10 314 £45,000 +12.50% 47
East of England -9 290 £47,500 +5.55% 32
North West +41 257 £47,500 +11.76% 61
Yorkshire +48 242 £42,500 +2.40% 56
Manchester +37 191 £50,000 +20.48% 39
West Midlands +32 188 £45,000 - 14
Scotland -6 187 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Surrey -13 161 £51,250 +2.50% 23
West Yorkshire +39 143 £47,500 +11.76% 36
Berkshire -9 143 £55,000 - 6
Cambridgeshire +18 133 £45,000 -4.25% 17
Leeds +46 131 £50,000 +17.64% 27
Glasgow +4 120 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Bristol -7 113 £40,000 +6.66% 11
Cambridge +10 104 £45,000 - 15
Hampshire +2 96 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Hertfordshire -3 93 £50,000 +4.71% 8
Oxfordshire -11 82 £52,500 +23.52% 14
Reading +2 73 £55,000 +4.76% 2
West Sussex -6 72 £42,500 +4.93% 4
Gloucestershire +32 69 £49,000 -2.00% 15
Buckinghamshire +19 66 £45,000 -2.17% 5
Milton Keynes +17 65 £45,000 - 4
Birmingham 0 61 £42,500 -1.16% 4
Edinburgh -12 60 £45,000 +12.50% 11
South Yorkshire +17 59 £40,000 - 10

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 9983 (99.99%) Java
2 5548 (55.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4745 (47.53%) Spring
4 3202 (32.07%) JavaScript
5 3022 (30.27%) SQL
6 2909 (29.14%) TDD
7 2685 (26.89%) Hibernate
8 2435 (24.39%) Finance
9 2393 (23.97%) HTML
10 2293 (22.97%) Degree
11 2171 (21.74%) Software Engineering
12 2142 (21.45%) Web Services
13 1948 (19.51%) Oracle
14 1893 (18.96%) J2EE
15 1886 (18.89%) Scrum
16 1849 (18.52%) CSS
17 1676 (16.79%) OO
18 1644 (16.47%) Maven
19 1633 (16.36%) Linux
20 1575 (15.78%) JUnit
21 1529 (15.31%) XML
22 1497 (14.99%) Computer Science
23 1383 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
24 1312 (13.14%) Multithreading
25 1303 (13.05%) REST
26 1272 (12.74%) Git (software)
27 1250 (12.52%) Java EE
28 1217 (12.19%) NoSQL
29 1205 (12.07%) RESTful
30 1191 (11.93%) MySQL

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 1159 (11.61%) Tomcat
2 797 (7.98%) JBoss
3 517 (5.18%) Apache
4 458 (4.59%) WebSphere
5 411 (4.12%) Node.js
6 376 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
7 358 (3.59%) Apache Spark
8 338 (3.39%) WebLogic
9 252 (2.52%) Apache Solr
10 221 (2.21%) GlassFish
11 196 (1.96%) Mule
12 154 (1.54%) CMS
13 152 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
14 149 (1.49%) Jetty
15 112 (1.12%) WildFly
16 101 (1.01%) Confluence
17 90 (0.90%) Mule ESB
18 86 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 73 (0.73%) Alfresco
20 70 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 65 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.11%) HipChat
3 10 (0.10%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.070%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.050%) MS Office
5 5 (0.050%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.030%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.010%) Mingle
7 1 (0.010%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 66 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 36 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 22 (0.22%) BASE24
4 19 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 17 (0.17%) Magento
6 13 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
7 11 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 9 (0.090%) SAP hybris
10 7 (0.070%) BusinessWorks
11 5 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (0.050%) Exstream
11 5 (0.050%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 3 (0.030%) MetaTrader
12 3 (0.030%) RMDS
12 3 (0.030%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.030%) Sentinel
12 3 (0.030%) Shopify
12 3 (0.030%) Unit4 Business World
13 2 (0.020%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 648 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 275 (2.75%) SaaS
3 120 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 120 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 119 (1.19%) GitHub
5 107 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 51 (0.51%) PaaS
7 44 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 36 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 36 (0.36%) IaaS
9 28 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
10 24 (0.24%) Google Play
11 23 (0.23%) Heroku
12 19 (0.19%) Bluemix
13 15 (0.15%) Google App Engine
14 12 (0.12%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.090%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 9 (0.090%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 237 (2.37%) HTTP
2 155 (1.55%) Internet
3 68 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 50 (0.50%) Multicast
5 46 (0.46%) SSL
6 44 (0.44%) LDAP
7 33 (0.33%) ATM
8 26 (0.26%) AMQP
9 23 (0.23%) DNS
10 19 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 17 (0.17%) Skype
12 13 (0.13%) SNMP
12 13 (0.13%) SSH
13 10 (0.10%) MQTT
13 10 (0.10%) SMS
13 10 (0.10%) VPN
14 8 (0.080%) Firewall
15 7 (0.070%) Bluetooth
15 7 (0.070%) SAN
15 7 (0.070%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1217 (12.19%) NoSQL
2 1191 (11.93%) MySQL
3 886 (8.87%) Relational Database
4 879 (8.80%) SQL Server
5 841 (8.42%) MongoDB
6 838 (8.39%) Big Data
7 594 (5.95%) Hadoop
8 530 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
9 480 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
10 462 (4.63%) RDBMS
11 350 (3.51%) Oracle Database
12 136 (1.36%) DB2
13 123 (1.23%) Redis
14 114 (1.14%) Apache Hive
15 113 (1.13%) Hazelcast
16 94 (0.94%) Neo4j
17 93 (0.93%) HBase
18 79 (0.79%) Data Mining
19 76 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 76 (0.76%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1644 (16.47%) Maven
2 1575 (15.78%) JUnit
3 1272 (12.74%) Git (software)
4 978 (9.80%) Jenkins
5 730 (7.31%) Subversion
6 694 (6.95%) Eclipse
7 507 (5.08%) JIRA
8 450 (4.51%) Gradle
9 445 (4.46%) Selenium
10 441 (4.42%) Ant
11 431 (4.32%) Mockito
12 418 (4.19%) Cucumber
13 243 (2.43%) Hudson
14 174 (1.74%) TestNG
15 154 (1.54%) IntelliJ
16 146 (1.46%) JBehave
17 129 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 116 (1.16%) jMock
19 96 (0.96%) EasyMock
20 93 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 2435 (24.39%) Finance
2 844 (8.45%) Banking
3 473 (4.74%) Games
4 448 (4.49%) Front Office
5 403 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 363 (3.64%) Retail
7 343 (3.44%) Investment Banking
8 199 (1.99%) Marketing
9 136 (1.36%) Law
10 121 (1.21%) Publishing
11 106 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 103 (1.03%) Advertising
13 92 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 82 (0.82%) Manufacturing
15 81 (0.81%) Automotive
16 77 (0.77%) Billing
17 67 (0.67%) Electronics
18 63 (0.63%) Back Office
19 62 (0.62%) Aerospace
20 34 (0.34%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4745 (47.53%) Spring
2 2685 (26.89%) Hibernate
3 2393 (23.97%) HTML
4 2142 (21.45%) Web Services
5 1893 (18.96%) J2EE
6 1849 (18.52%) CSS
7 1529 (15.31%) XML
8 1303 (13.05%) REST
9 1250 (12.52%) Java EE
10 1205 (12.07%) RESTful
11 992 (9.94%) JMS
12 979 (9.81%) SOAP
13 924 (9.25%) jQuery
14 865 (8.66%) JSP
15 853 (8.54%) AngularJS
16 804 (8.05%) HTML5
17 758 (7.59%) JSON
18 636 (6.37%) JPA
19 566 (5.67%) Spring MVC
20 525 (5.26%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 1497 (14.99%) Computer Science
2 572 (5.73%) Mathematics
3 526 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
4 350 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 325 (3.26%) Algorithms
6 291 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 264 (2.64%) Data Structures
8 263 (2.63%) Equities
9 245 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 243 (2.43%) User Experience
11 238 (2.38%) Fintech
12 200 (2.00%) Hedge funds
13 153 (1.53%) Derivative
14 134 (1.34%) Fixed Income
15 99 (0.99%) iPad
16 98 (0.98%) Online Games
17 97 (0.97%) Artificial Intelligence
18 75 (0.75%) Visualisation
19 68 (0.68%) Data Integration
20 63 (0.63%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1633 (16.36%) Linux
2 750 (7.51%) Unix
3 484 (4.85%) Android
4 439 (4.40%) Windows
5 304 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 69 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 62 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 62 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 35 (0.35%) CentOS
8 35 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 18 (0.18%) Solaris
10 15 (0.15%) openSUSE
11 13 (0.13%) AIX
11 13 (0.13%) Debian
11 13 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 12 (0.12%) Tizen
13 11 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.080%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.070%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5548 (55.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2909 (29.14%) TDD
3 2171 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 1886 (18.89%) Scrum
5 1676 (16.79%) OO
6 1383 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1312 (13.14%) Multithreading
8 955 (9.57%) MVC
9 950 (9.52%) BDD
10 909 (9.10%) Open Source
11 900 (9.01%) Unit Testing
12 841 (8.42%) E-Commerce
13 781 (7.82%) SDLC
14 669 (6.70%) SOA
15 661 (6.62%) Web Development
16 638 (6.39%) Mentoring
17 575 (5.76%) OOP
18 507 (5.08%) Low Latency
19 496 (4.97%) Kanban
20 487 (4.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9983 (99.99%) Java
2 3202 (32.07%) JavaScript
3 3022 (30.27%) SQL
4 1023 (10.25%) Scala
5 874 (8.75%) Python
6 689 (6.90%) C#
7 688 (6.89%) C++
8 405 (4.06%) Groovy
9 398 (3.99%) Ruby
10 383 (3.84%) PL/SQL
11 335 (3.36%) PHP
12 234 (2.34%) C
13 226 (2.26%) Perl
14 178 (1.78%) Clojure
15 148 (1.48%) Shell Script
16 131 (1.31%) Bash Shell
17 88 (0.88%) Go
18 85 (0.85%) Objective-C
19 76 (0.76%) T-SQL
20 50 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2293 (22.97%) Degree
2 208 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 125 (1.25%) PhD
4 115 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 84 (0.84%) Sun Certification
6 52 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 40 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
8 27 (0.27%) ISEB
9 25 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 22 (0.22%) OCPJP
11 13 (0.13%) Brainbench
11 13 (0.13%) OCP
12 11 (0.11%) HND
12 11 (0.11%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.070%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.060%) Postgraduate
15 4 (0.040%) CCNA
15 4 (0.040%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.040%) CISSP
15 4 (0.040%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 372 (3.73%) QA
2 38 (0.38%) SLA
3 24 (0.24%) SDET
4 15 (0.15%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 7816
7 6 (0.060%) WCAG
8 4 (0.040%) HL7
9 3 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.020%) ISO15022
10 2 (0.020%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.010%) COBIT
11 1 (0.010%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.010%) MiFID
11 1 (0.010%) SEPA
System Software
1 308 (3.08%) Docker
2 77 (0.77%) HDFS
3 43 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.13%) Xen
6 12 (0.12%) Active Directory
7 8 (0.080%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.060%) Btrfs
8 6 (0.060%) KVM
8 6 (0.060%) NFS
8 6 (0.060%) Snort
9 4 (0.040%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.040%) Varnish
10 3 (0.030%) Corosync
10 3 (0.030%) Shibboleth
11 2 (0.020%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.020%) vSphere
12 1 (0.010%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.010%) vCloud
12 1 (0.010%) zsh
Systems Management
1 200 (2.00%) Puppet
2 110 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (0.72%) Ansible
4 50 (0.50%) Salt
5 35 (0.35%) Kubernetes
6 28 (0.28%) Mesos
7 25 (0.25%) Control-M
8 20 (0.20%) Kibana
8 20 (0.20%) logstash
9 19 (0.19%) BladeLogic
10 18 (0.18%) yum
11 16 (0.16%) Grafana
12 13 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
12 13 (0.13%) Nagios
13 11 (0.11%) Packer
14 10 (0.10%) Graphite
14 10 (0.10%) Terraform
14 10 (0.10%) Uchiwa
14 10 (0.10%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 9 (0.090%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 1948 (19.51%) Oracle
2 224 (2.24%) Google
3 212 (2.12%) IBM
4 188 (1.88%) hybris
4 188 (1.88%) Microsoft
5 167 (1.67%) Sybase
6 140 (1.40%) TIBCO
7 122 (1.22%) Adobe
8 103 (1.03%) SAP
9 80 (0.80%) MuleSoft
10 76 (0.76%) Twitter
11 68 (0.68%) Red Hat
12 66 (0.66%) Sun
13 64 (0.64%) Facebook
14 60 (0.60%) ATG
14 60 (0.60%) Atlassian
15 48 (0.48%) Apple
16 44 (0.44%) Splunk
16 44 (0.44%) StreamBase
17 43 (0.43%) WSO2
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 100k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Fantastic bonus + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Evesham, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 70k per year + 25% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 75k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago