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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 63 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4506 5105 4646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.13% 4.38% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 4.64% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 4441 4014
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
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 £26,500 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4213 £50,000 +2.04% 620
London -2 2299 £60,000 +9.09% 305
South East 0 651 £45,000 -5.26% 72
City of London -8 545 £60,000 +4.34% 97
East of England +16 324 £45,000 +12.50% 37
South West -27 281 £42,500 - 47
North West -10 225 £42,500 +6.25% 72
Yorkshire -25 190 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Scotland -9 178 £42,500 -5.55% 22
Surrey -21 164 £47,500 -1.04% 14
Berkshire +5 143 £50,000 +5.26% 24
Cambridgeshire +17 138 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Bristol -5 136 £42,000 -1.17% 20
West Midlands +8 134 £45,000 +12.50% 19
West Yorkshire -20 129 £45,000 +12.50% 33
Cambridge +24 113 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Manchester -17 111 £42,500 - 35
Leeds -17 104 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Hertfordshire -5 94 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Glasgow -1 88 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Oxfordshire +46 76 £50,000 +3.09% 11
Cheshire +30 73 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Hampshire 0 71 £45,000 +2.85% 7
Birmingham +26 70 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Edinburgh -2 70 £41,250 -8.33% 7
East Midlands -13 70 £35,000 - 16
Reading +24 68 £48,250 +1.57% 11
Essex +14 64 £40,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire -6 61 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Wales +4 55 £37,500 +5.63% 11

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8906 (99.99%) Java
2 4767 (53.52%) Spring
3 4618 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 2887 (32.41%) SQL
5 2822 (31.68%) Hibernate
6 2819 (31.65%) JavaScript
7 2539 (28.51%) TDD
8 2501 (28.08%) J2EE
9 2298 (25.80%) HTML
10 2120 (23.80%) Web Services
11 2091 (23.48%) Finance
12 1905 (21.39%) Oracle
13 1776 (19.94%) Degree
14 1765 (19.82%) CSS
15 1752 (19.67%) XML
16 1655 (18.58%) Linux
17 1538 (17.27%) Scrum
18 1532 (17.20%) Software Engineering
19 1496 (16.80%) Maven
20 1490 (16.73%) OO
21 1367 (15.35%) Tomcat
22 1305 (14.65%) JUnit
23 1285 (14.43%) Multithreading
24 1212 (13.61%) MySQL
25 1172 (13.16%) MVC
26 1116 (12.53%) REST
27 1100 (12.35%) Git (software)
28 1064 (11.95%) Computer Science
29 1061 (11.91%) jQuery
30 1050 (11.79%) Continuous Integration

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1367 (15.35%) Tomcat
2 804 (9.03%) JBoss
3 670 (7.52%) Apache
4 431 (4.84%) WebSphere
5 371 (4.17%) WebLogic
6 305 (3.42%) Apache Solr
7 239 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
8 218 (2.45%) Node.js
9 137 (1.54%) CMS
10 116 (1.30%) Mule
10 116 (1.30%) Apache Spark
11 114 (1.28%) GlassFish
12 110 (1.23%) Jetty
13 95 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 93 (1.04%) Confluence
15 82 (0.92%) MQSeries
16 77 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
17 74 (0.83%) Mule ESB
18 62 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
19 45 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 66 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.17%) Mathematica
3 13 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.056%) Mingle
5 3 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.034%) MS Office
6 2 (0.022%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.011%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 43 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (0.12%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.090%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.090%) TIBCO iProcess
4 8 (0.090%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.079%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.067%) Magento
6 6 (0.067%) Summit
7 5 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.034%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.034%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 3 (0.034%) BusinessWare
8 3 (0.034%) Endur
8 3 (0.034%) RMDS
8 3 (0.034%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.034%) assyst
9 2 (0.022%) Loan IQ
9 2 (0.022%) Staffware
9 2 (0.022%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 477 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (2.25%) SaaS
3 83 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 51 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (0.52%) GitHub
6 37 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 31 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 30 (0.34%) PaaS
9 21 (0.24%) IaaS
10 12 (0.13%) OpenShift
11 11 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
12 10 (0.11%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.090%) Sumo Logic
13 8 (0.090%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 7 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.067%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.067%) Heroku
16 5 (0.056%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 4 (0.045%) Force.com
17 4 (0.045%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 295 (3.31%) HTTP
2 239 (2.68%) Internet
3 74 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 52 (0.58%) Broadband
4 52 (0.58%) AMQP
5 47 (0.53%) LDAP
6 27 (0.30%) ATM
7 21 (0.24%) Multicast
8 19 (0.21%) SSL
9 15 (0.17%) DNS
9 15 (0.17%) FTP
10 13 (0.15%) SAN
10 13 (0.15%) Wireless
11 9 (0.10%) RFID
11 9 (0.10%) Intranet
11 9 (0.10%) SNMP
12 8 (0.090%) Network Security
13 7 (0.079%) LTE
13 7 (0.079%) INAP
13 7 (0.079%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1212 (13.61%) MySQL
2 865 (9.71%) NoSQL
3 846 (9.50%) SQL Server
4 796 (8.94%) Relational Database
5 629 (7.06%) MongoDB
6 602 (6.76%) Big Data
7 419 (4.70%) Hadoop
8 377 (4.23%) RDBMS
9 330 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
10 308 (3.46%) Oracle Database
11 303 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
12 147 (1.65%) DB2
13 87 (0.98%) Redis
14 80 (0.90%) Apache Hive
14 80 (0.90%) HBase
15 77 (0.86%) Hazelcast
16 64 (0.72%) MarkLogic
17 60 (0.67%) Neo4j
18 55 (0.62%) Couchbase
19 52 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1496 (16.80%) Maven
2 1305 (14.65%) JUnit
3 1100 (12.35%) Git (software)
4 949 (10.65%) Eclipse
5 850 (9.54%) Subversion
6 691 (7.76%) Jenkins
7 542 (6.09%) Ant
8 389 (4.37%) JIRA
9 377 (4.23%) Selenium
10 312 (3.50%) Mockito
11 263 (2.95%) Cucumber
12 145 (1.63%) Gradle
13 141 (1.58%) IntelliJ
14 131 (1.47%) jMock
15 126 (1.41%) Hudson
16 110 (1.23%) TestNG
17 92 (1.03%) EasyMock
18 82 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 81 (0.91%) WebDriver
20 75 (0.84%) NetBeans
General
1 2091 (23.48%) Finance
2 798 (8.96%) Banking
3 522 (5.86%) Front Office
4 434 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 385 (4.32%) Retail
6 325 (3.65%) Games
7 317 (3.56%) Investment Banking
8 167 (1.87%) Marketing
9 150 (1.68%) Back Office
10 122 (1.37%) Advertising
11 111 (1.25%) Law
12 105 (1.18%) Financial Institution
13 81 (0.91%) Publishing
14 67 (0.75%) Legal
15 63 (0.71%) Manufacturing
16 57 (0.64%) Online Betting
17 53 (0.60%) Automotive
18 48 (0.54%) Electronics
19 35 (0.39%) Billing
20 31 (0.35%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4767 (53.52%) Spring
2 2822 (31.68%) Hibernate
3 2501 (28.08%) J2EE
4 2298 (25.80%) HTML
5 2120 (23.80%) Web Services
6 1765 (19.82%) CSS
7 1752 (19.67%) XML
8 1116 (12.53%) REST
9 1061 (11.91%) jQuery
10 1014 (11.38%) Java EE
11 937 (10.52%) SOAP
12 925 (10.39%) JSP
13 838 (9.41%) RESTful
14 762 (8.56%) Spring MVC
15 720 (8.08%) Struts
16 712 (7.99%) JSON
17 666 (7.48%) JMS
18 618 (6.94%) HTML5
19 597 (6.70%) Servlets
20 532 (5.97%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1064 (11.95%) Computer Science
2 684 (7.68%) Analytical Skills
3 331 (3.72%) Equities
4 320 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 306 (3.44%) Mathematics
6 271 (3.04%) Derivative
7 232 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 212 (2.38%) Algorithms
9 202 (2.27%) Data Structures
9 202 (2.27%) Fixed Income
10 174 (1.95%) Client/Server
11 171 (1.92%) Mobile App
12 128 (1.44%) User Experience
13 93 (1.04%) N-Tier
14 90 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
15 85 (0.95%) Grid Computing
16 73 (0.82%) Physics
16 73 (0.82%) Online Games
16 73 (0.82%) Hedge funds
17 51 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1655 (18.58%) Linux
2 1015 (11.40%) UNIX
3 427 (4.79%) Windows
4 257 (2.89%) Android
5 210 (2.36%) Apple iOS
6 110 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (0.57%) Solaris
8 36 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
9 28 (0.31%) CentOS
9 28 (0.31%) AIX
10 22 (0.25%) Debian
11 20 (0.22%) Ubuntu
12 17 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 16 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.13%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.11%) CoreOS
17 8 (0.090%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.090%) HPUX
18 7 (0.079%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4618 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 2539 (28.51%) TDD
3 1538 (17.27%) Scrum
4 1532 (17.20%) Software Engineering
5 1490 (16.73%) OO
6 1285 (14.43%) Multithreading
7 1172 (13.16%) MVC
8 1050 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
9 943 (10.59%) E-Commerce
10 876 (9.83%) SDLC
11 742 (8.33%) BDD
12 691 (7.76%) Unit Testing
13 649 (7.29%) Open Source
14 516 (5.79%) Mentoring
15 466 (5.23%) SOA
16 460 (5.16%) Web Development
17 459 (5.15%) Low Latency
18 413 (4.64%) UML
19 374 (4.20%) OOP
20 365 (4.10%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8906 (99.99%) Java
2 2887 (32.41%) SQL
3 2819 (31.65%) JavaScript
4 787 (8.84%) Scala
5 540 (6.06%) Python
6 463 (5.20%) C++
7 437 (4.91%) PL/SQL
8 374 (4.20%) Groovy
9 373 (4.19%) C#
10 278 (3.12%) PHP
11 259 (2.91%) Ruby
12 224 (2.51%) Perl
13 176 (1.98%) C
14 139 (1.56%) Bash Shell
15 117 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 104 (1.17%) XPath
17 95 (1.07%) XQuery
18 82 (0.92%) Clojure
19 71 (0.80%) T-SQL
20 53 (0.60%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 1776 (19.94%) Degree
2 140 (1.57%) Security Cleared
3 116 (1.30%) Sun Certification
4 79 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 71 (0.80%) PhD
6 31 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
7 23 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.25%) OCPJP
9 18 (0.20%) Postgraduate
10 17 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 15 (0.17%) OCP
12 10 (0.11%) ISEB
12 10 (0.11%) Brainbench
13 9 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
14 8 (0.090%) OCMJD
15 7 (0.079%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (0.045%) MCP
16 4 (0.045%) MCPD
17 2 (0.022%) OCMJEA
18 1 (0.011%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (3.31%) QA
2 20 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 19 (0.21%) SLA
4 16 (0.18%) EMIR
5 13 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.079%) MiFID
7 6 (0.067%) HL7
7 6 (0.067%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.067%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.056%) DICOM
9 4 (0.045%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.034%) WCAG
11 1 (0.011%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 69 (0.77%) Docker
2 26 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.24%) HDFS
4 13 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.12%) Firmware
5 11 (0.12%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.056%) Platform Symphony
8 4 (0.045%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.045%) Varnish
9 3 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.034%) Squid
9 3 (0.034%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.022%) vSphere
11 1 (0.011%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.011%) LXC
11 1 (0.011%) KVM
11 1 (0.011%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 144 (1.62%) Puppet
2 100 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (0.46%) Ansible
4 31 (0.35%) Nagios
5 27 (0.30%) Vagrant
6 21 (0.24%) Salt
7 20 (0.22%) Kibana
7 20 (0.22%) logstash
7 20 (0.22%) StatsD
8 14 (0.16%) Mesos
9 11 (0.12%) Kubernetes
9 11 (0.12%) Capistrano
10 9 (0.10%) Oozie
11 8 (0.090%) ZABBIX
12 6 (0.067%) TeamSite
12 6 (0.067%) Apache Shiro
13 4 (0.045%) Graphite
14 2 (0.022%) Nessus
15 1 (0.011%) Oracle Identity Manager
15 1 (0.011%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1905 (21.39%) Oracle
2 199 (2.23%) IBM
3 178 (2.00%) Sybase
3 178 (2.00%) hybris
4 149 (1.67%) TIBCO
5 130 (1.46%) Red Hat
6 121 (1.36%) Microsoft
7 119 (1.34%) Google
8 97 (1.09%) Adobe
9 76 (0.85%) SAP
10 72 (0.81%) Sun
11 61 (0.68%) ATG
12 57 (0.64%) Atlassian
13 47 (0.53%) Demandware
14 42 (0.47%) Endeca
15 39 (0.44%) Splunk
15 39 (0.44%) New Relic
16 36 (0.40%) Terracotta
17 31 (0.35%) VMware
18 28 (0.31%) Intershop
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Great benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Easy Web Recruitment - Bright Future Software
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + £25k to £55k + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago