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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 62 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4566 4937 4823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.00% 4.61% 4.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 4.87% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4012 4284 4378
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +5.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 23 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 23 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 -11 4289 £48,000 -4.00% 515
London -12 2302 £55,000 - 222
City of London -4 696 £55,000 -8.33% 89
South East -3 658 £45,000 -5.26% 74
South West +6 348 £40,000 +6.66% 36
East of England +35 308 £42,500 - 35
Yorkshire -12 254 £38,000 +1.33% 46
North West -28 232 £40,000 +3.89% 61
Surrey -14 173 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Manchester -5 171 £42,500 +10.38% 39
Scotland -8 167 £40,000 - 20
Bristol +12 158 £40,000 +14.28% 11
West Yorkshire -23 135 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Berkshire -30 128 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Leeds -24 110 £40,000 +5.96% 25
Cambridgeshire +32 108 £41,250 +8.55% 8
Hampshire +29 108 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Hertfordshire +3 98 £44,000 -1.12% 13
West Midlands -53 98 £40,000 - 25
Glasgow -14 92 £42,500 -15.00% 10
East Midlands -7 91 £36,500 +7.35% 7
Cambridge +18 73 £42,500 +21.42% 4
East Sussex +12 70 £40,000 +3.22% 3
Brighton +7 67 £38,750 - 3
North Yorkshire -15 62 £40,000 +6.66% 10
South Yorkshire +12 59 £35,000 +20.68% 6
Wiltshire +3 59 £35,000 -4.10% 5
Dorset +2 58 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Essex +27 56 £42,500 -7.60% 12
Wales +14 53 £36,750 +13.07% 7

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 9697 (99.98%) Java
2 4639 (47.83%) Spring
3 4391 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3319 (34.22%) SQL
5 2965 (30.57%) JavaScript
6 2925 (30.16%) Hibernate
7 2731 (28.16%) J2EE
8 2477 (25.54%) HTML
9 2305 (23.77%) Finance
10 2268 (23.38%) TDD
11 2190 (22.58%) XML
12 2130 (21.96%) Oracle
13 2066 (21.30%) Degree
14 1908 (19.67%) Linux
15 1898 (19.57%) OO
16 1861 (19.19%) Web Services
17 1818 (18.74%) CSS
18 1712 (17.65%) Software Engineering
19 1681 (17.33%) Maven
20 1489 (15.35%) Multithreading
21 1449 (14.94%) Scrum
22 1439 (14.84%) Computer Science
23 1390 (14.33%) Tomcat
24 1380 (14.23%) JUnit
25 1207 (12.44%) Banking
26 1202 (12.39%) UNIX
27 1201 (12.38%) JSP
28 1151 (11.87%) MVC
29 1063 (10.96%) MySQL
30 1057 (10.90%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 1390 (14.33%) Tomcat
2 813 (8.38%) JBoss
3 631 (6.51%) Apache
4 547 (5.64%) WebSphere
5 507 (5.23%) WebLogic
6 241 (2.48%) Apache Solr
7 148 (1.53%) CMS
8 147 (1.52%) GlassFish
9 145 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
10 123 (1.27%) Node.js
11 117 (1.21%) Jetty
12 108 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
13 99 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
14 84 (0.87%) Alfresco
15 81 (0.84%) Confluence
16 78 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
17 73 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
17 73 (0.75%) Mule
18 70 (0.72%) MQSeries
19 53 (0.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 158 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.19%) MS Office
3 11 (0.11%) Weka
4 7 (0.072%) ArcView
5 4 (0.041%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.041%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.021%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.010%) MS Project
7 1 (0.010%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 27 (0.28%) Magento
2 20 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.20%) RMDS
4 15 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.062%) Tridion
8 4 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.041%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.031%) Enfinity
9 3 (0.031%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.031%) Summit
10 2 (0.021%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.021%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.010%) Shopify
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.010%) Endur
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.010%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.010%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 145 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (1.41%) SaaS
3 71 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 57 (0.59%) GitHub
5 37 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (0.22%) Force.com
7 9 (0.093%) PaaS
8 6 (0.062%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.062%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.052%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.041%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.031%) Route 53
11 3 (0.031%) IaaS
11 3 (0.031%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.021%) Heroku
13 1 (0.010%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.010%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 432 (4.45%) HTTP
2 255 (2.63%) Internet
3 81 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 59 (0.61%) SAN
5 41 (0.42%) SNMP
6 31 (0.32%) LDAP
6 31 (0.32%) Broadband
7 24 (0.25%) SSL
7 24 (0.25%) Intranet
8 21 (0.22%) SMTP
9 19 (0.20%) AMQP
9 19 (0.20%) Multicast
10 17 (0.18%) SSH
11 14 (0.14%) Network Security
12 9 (0.093%) RTP
12 9 (0.093%) DNS
12 9 (0.093%) PuTTY
13 8 (0.082%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.062%) Wireless
15 5 (0.052%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1063 (10.96%) MySQL
2 994 (10.25%) Relational Database
3 888 (9.16%) SQL Server
4 671 (6.92%) NoSQL
5 652 (6.72%) Big Data
6 524 (5.40%) MongoDB
7 523 (5.39%) RDBMS
8 458 (4.72%) Hadoop
9 284 (2.93%) Oracle Database
10 277 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
11 223 (2.30%) DB2
12 182 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
13 136 (1.40%) HBase
14 92 (0.95%) Apache Hive
15 89 (0.92%) Redis
16 79 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
17 76 (0.78%) Hazelcast
18 67 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
19 64 (0.66%) KDB
20 59 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1681 (17.33%) Maven
2 1380 (14.23%) JUnit
3 1006 (10.37%) Eclipse
4 930 (9.59%) Subversion
5 773 (7.97%) Git (software)
6 642 (6.62%) Ant
7 621 (6.40%) Jenkins
8 450 (4.64%) Selenium
9 312 (3.22%) JIRA
10 300 (3.09%) Hudson
11 263 (2.71%) Cucumber
12 248 (2.56%) Mockito
13 100 (1.03%) TestNG
14 89 (0.92%) NetBeans
15 86 (0.89%) Mercurial
15 86 (0.89%) Gradle
16 75 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 69 (0.71%) YourKit
18 68 (0.70%) Apache Ivy
19 59 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 2305 (23.77%) Finance
2 1207 (12.44%) Banking
3 741 (7.64%) Front Office
4 572 (5.90%) Investment Banking
5 398 (4.10%) Games
6 390 (4.02%) Retail
7 353 (3.64%) Telecoms
8 170 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 166 (1.71%) Marketing
10 151 (1.56%) Publishing
11 127 (1.31%) Advertising
12 126 (1.30%) Back Office
13 77 (0.79%) Automotive
13 77 (0.79%) Legal
14 62 (0.64%) Manufacturing
15 42 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (0.32%) Electronics
16 31 (0.32%) Music Industry
17 26 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 23 (0.24%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4639 (47.83%) Spring
2 2925 (30.16%) Hibernate
3 2731 (28.16%) J2EE
4 2477 (25.54%) HTML
5 2190 (22.58%) XML
6 1861 (19.19%) Web Services
7 1818 (18.74%) CSS
8 1201 (12.38%) JSP
9 1057 (10.90%) Java EE
10 1008 (10.39%) jQuery
11 835 (8.61%) SOAP
12 771 (7.95%) JMS
13 721 (7.43%) Spring MVC
14 703 (7.25%) REST
15 692 (7.13%) Servlets
16 683 (7.04%) Struts
17 656 (6.76%) JSON
18 626 (6.45%) Ajax
19 607 (6.26%) HTML5
20 586 (6.04%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1439 (14.84%) Computer Science
2 607 (6.26%) Open Source
3 542 (5.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 525 (5.41%) Algorithms
5 519 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
6 517 (5.33%) Mathematics
7 367 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
8 334 (3.44%) Derivative
9 300 (3.09%) Equities
10 281 (2.90%) Mobile App
11 235 (2.42%) Data Structures
12 232 (2.39%) Fixed Income
13 164 (1.69%) Physics
14 159 (1.64%) Client/Server
15 139 (1.43%) User Experience
16 137 (1.41%) Hedge funds
17 104 (1.07%) Grid Computing
18 92 (0.95%) Market Risk
18 92 (0.95%) Visualisation
19 76 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1908 (19.67%) Linux
2 1202 (12.39%) UNIX
3 386 (3.98%) Windows
4 369 (3.80%) Android
5 212 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 86 (0.89%) Solaris
7 81 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 40 (0.41%) AIX
9 26 (0.27%) Debian
10 17 (0.18%) NetWare
10 17 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.15%) Mac OS
11 15 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.12%) CentOS
12 12 (0.12%) HPUX
13 11 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.093%) VxWorks
14 9 (0.093%) LynxOS
15 7 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.062%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4391 (45.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2268 (23.38%) TDD
3 1898 (19.57%) OO
4 1712 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 1489 (15.35%) Multithreading
6 1449 (14.94%) Scrum
7 1151 (11.87%) MVC
8 1052 (10.85%) E-Commerce
9 944 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
10 773 (7.97%) Unit Testing
11 686 (7.07%) BDD
12 575 (5.93%) Low Latency
13 552 (5.69%) UML
14 536 (5.53%) Mentoring
15 527 (5.43%) SOA
16 523 (5.39%) Web Development
17 486 (5.01%) OOP
18 452 (4.66%) OOD
19 317 (3.27%) Pair Programming
20 254 (2.62%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9697 (99.98%) Java
2 3319 (34.22%) SQL
3 2965 (30.57%) JavaScript
4 756 (7.79%) C++
5 719 (7.41%) C#
6 501 (5.17%) Python
7 435 (4.48%) Scala
8 419 (4.32%) PL/SQL
9 345 (3.56%) Perl
10 326 (3.36%) C
11 297 (3.06%) PHP
12 257 (2.65%) Groovy
13 225 (2.32%) Ruby
14 195 (2.01%) Shell Script
15 140 (1.44%) XPath
16 134 (1.38%) Bash Shell
17 82 (0.85%) VB
18 63 (0.65%) VBA
19 62 (0.64%) R
20 56 (0.58%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2066 (21.30%) Degree
2 199 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 180 (1.86%) PhD
4 142 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 125 (1.29%) Sun Certification
6 45 (0.46%) OCPJP
7 29 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 21 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 18 (0.19%) HND
10 17 (0.18%) OCMJD
11 15 (0.15%) Postgraduate
12 10 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
13 8 (0.082%) OCPJWCD
14 6 (0.062%) MBCS
14 6 (0.062%) CITP
15 5 (0.052%) HNC
15 5 (0.052%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (0.031%) OCP
16 3 (0.031%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.031%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (3.73%) QA
2 46 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 20 (0.21%) SLA
4 10 (0.10%) DO-178B
4 10 (0.10%) EMIR
4 10 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.072%) Basel III
6 4 (0.041%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.041%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.041%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.010%) HL7
System Software
1 37 (0.38%) HDFS
2 25 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.13%) 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%) Varnish
8 2 (0.021%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (0.021%) Xen
9 1 (0.010%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.010%) vSphere
9 1 (0.010%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 95 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 89 (0.92%) Puppet
3 35 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
4 19 (0.20%) logstash
4 19 (0.20%) Kibana
4 19 (0.20%) StatsD
5 16 (0.16%) YUM
6 13 (0.13%) Ansible
7 9 (0.093%) Capistrano
7 9 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.093%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.052%) Ambari
9 4 (0.041%) Vagrant
10 3 (0.031%) Oozie
10 3 (0.031%) MOM
11 2 (0.021%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.021%) Netcool
11 2 (0.021%) Nagios
11 2 (0.021%) OpenSSO
11 2 (0.021%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2130 (21.96%) Oracle
2 280 (2.89%) Sybase
3 238 (2.45%) Google
4 197 (2.03%) TIBCO
4 197 (2.03%) IBM
5 167 (1.72%) hybris
6 149 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 127 (1.31%) Sun
8 122 (1.26%) Adobe
9 78 (0.80%) ATG
10 74 (0.76%) 29West
11 66 (0.68%) Red Hat
12 51 (0.53%) SAP
13 47 (0.48%) Bloomberg
14 45 (0.46%) Demandware
15 38 (0.39%) Endeca
16 37 (0.38%) Calypso
17 36 (0.37%) Atlassian
17 36 (0.37%) Perforce
18 32 (0.33%) Fidessa
Bath, Avon
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£35K + 10% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£50K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£35-£40K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Full Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum upto 20% bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Yoh
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago