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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 54 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4819 5430 5672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.93% 5.05% 4.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 5.25% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4229 4763 4879
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +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
94167 103508 112247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.20% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79244 85842 90577
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 August 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 August 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 4564 £55,000 +10.00% 574
London +4 2494 £65,000 +8.33% 318
South East +11 720 £50,000 +11.11% 48
City of London +12 521 £60,500 -3.20% 75
East of England +4 348 £50,000 +11.11% 32
South West -5 331 £45,000 - 42
North West -2 245 £45,000 +5.88% 56
Yorkshire -7 197 £41,500 -2.35% 30
Manchester +24 192 £47,500 +11.76% 43
Surrey +18 174 £50,000 - 12
Berkshire +7 173 £50,000 - 8
Scotland -4 165 £45,000 - 21
Hertfordshire +16 138 £55,000 +17.64% 11
West Yorkshire -17 133 £43,750 -2.77% 21
West Midlands -12 125 £42,500 -3.40% 21
Cambridgeshire +2 123 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Bristol -3 118 £45,000 - 15
Oxfordshire 0 109 £52,500 +23.52% 9
Leeds -18 99 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Glasgow -12 90 £45,000 - 14
Cambridge -3 89 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Oxford +3 80 £52,500 +23.52% 3
East Midlands -29 73 £40,000 +3.89% 14
West Sussex +3 71 £52,500 +22.09% 2
Somerset +7 67 £45,000 - 7
Newbury +36 65 £48,250 +1.57% 2
Milton Keynes +27 65 £46,250 +5.71% 4
Buckinghamshire +24 65 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Wales -3 59 £40,000 +6.66% 8
South Wales +11 56 £40,000 +6.66% 5

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9586 (99.98%) Java
2 5298 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 4258 (44.41%) Spring
4 2964 (30.91%) JavaScript
5 2794 (29.14%) SQL
6 2742 (28.60%) TDD
7 2342 (24.43%) Finance
8 2221 (23.16%) Hibernate
9 2195 (22.89%) HTML
10 2008 (20.94%) Degree
11 2000 (20.86%) Software Engineering
12 1973 (20.58%) Web Services
13 1866 (19.46%) Scrum
14 1800 (18.77%) Oracle
15 1736 (18.11%) OO
16 1690 (17.63%) J2EE
17 1576 (16.44%) CSS
18 1572 (16.40%) Maven
19 1446 (15.08%) Linux
20 1360 (14.18%) NoSQL
21 1346 (14.04%) Computer Science
22 1325 (13.82%) JUnit
23 1306 (13.62%) REST
24 1263 (13.17%) XML
25 1260 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
26 1245 (12.98%) Multithreading
27 1237 (12.90%) Git (software)
28 1212 (12.64%) Scala
29 1118 (11.66%) RESTful
30 1098 (11.45%) 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
1 920 (9.60%) Tomcat
2 724 (7.55%) JBoss
3 430 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
4 427 (4.45%) WebSphere
5 412 (4.30%) Apache Spark
6 411 (4.29%) Apache
7 329 (3.43%) WebLogic
8 233 (2.43%) Apache Solr
9 185 (1.93%) Mule
10 156 (1.63%) Jetty
11 152 (1.59%) GlassFish
12 119 (1.24%) CMS
13 109 (1.14%) Mule ESB
14 108 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
15 87 (0.91%) Confluence
16 79 (0.82%) WildFly
17 72 (0.75%) nginx
18 67 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 56 (0.58%) IIS
20 55 (0.57%) Alfresco
Applications
1 42 (0.44%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.14%) MS Office
3 7 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.063%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.042%) HipChat
5 4 (0.042%) Mathematica
6 3 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.021%) InDesign
8 1 (0.010%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.010%) MS Project
8 1 (0.010%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 68 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 29 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 23 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (0.13%) BASE24
5 10 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 10 (0.10%) Magento
5 10 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.10%) Sentinel
6 8 (0.083%) SAP hybris
7 7 (0.073%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.052%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 5 (0.052%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.031%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.031%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.031%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.031%) RMDS
10 2 (0.021%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.021%) Global One
10 2 (0.021%) Shopify
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 743 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (2.13%) SaaS
3 162 (1.69%) GitHub
4 117 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 112 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 93 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 42 (0.44%) PaaS
9 36 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 34 (0.35%) IaaS
11 31 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
12 29 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
13 18 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
14 17 (0.18%) Google Analytics
15 15 (0.16%) Heroku
16 10 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 8 (0.083%) Amazon EMR
17 8 (0.083%) IBM Cloud
17 8 (0.083%) iTunes
18 7 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 214 (2.23%) HTTP
2 163 (1.70%) Internet
3 72 (0.75%) Multicast
4 44 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 42 (0.44%) LDAP
6 26 (0.27%) DNS
6 26 (0.27%) SSL
7 20 (0.21%) SSH
8 19 (0.20%) ATM
8 19 (0.20%) SNMP
9 12 (0.13%) FTP
9 12 (0.13%) Network Security
9 12 (0.13%) VPN
10 11 (0.11%) Intranet
10 11 (0.11%) Wireshark
11 10 (0.10%) Extranet
12 9 (0.094%) Bluetooth
12 9 (0.094%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.094%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (0.073%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1360 (14.18%) NoSQL
2 1098 (11.45%) MySQL
3 924 (9.64%) MongoDB
4 860 (8.97%) Big Data
5 827 (8.63%) Relational Database
6 748 (7.80%) SQL Server
7 598 (6.24%) Hadoop
8 534 (5.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 440 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
10 392 (4.09%) RDBMS
11 307 (3.20%) Oracle Database
12 146 (1.52%) Redis
13 140 (1.46%) DB2
14 136 (1.42%) Neo4j
15 122 (1.27%) Apache Hive
16 97 (1.01%) Hazelcast
17 96 (1.00%) HBase
18 86 (0.90%) Data Mining
19 73 (0.76%) Couchbase
20 71 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1572 (16.40%) Maven
2 1325 (13.82%) JUnit
3 1237 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 1073 (11.19%) Jenkins
5 674 (7.03%) Subversion
6 586 (6.11%) Gradle
7 583 (6.08%) Eclipse
8 470 (4.90%) Mockito
9 468 (4.88%) Ant
10 464 (4.84%) JIRA
11 422 (4.40%) Cucumber
12 390 (4.07%) Selenium
13 178 (1.86%) TestNG
14 161 (1.68%) IntelliJ
15 148 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 148 (1.54%) Hudson
16 130 (1.36%) EasyMock
17 112 (1.17%) TeamCity
18 106 (1.11%) JBehave
19 77 (0.80%) Vagrant
General
1 2342 (24.43%) Finance
2 958 (9.99%) Banking
3 440 (4.59%) Games
4 386 (4.03%) Front Office
5 379 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 375 (3.91%) Investment Banking
7 368 (3.84%) Retail
8 219 (2.28%) Marketing
9 151 (1.57%) Law
10 131 (1.37%) Publishing
11 130 (1.36%) Advertising
12 121 (1.26%) Financial Institution
13 112 (1.17%) Automotive
14 105 (1.10%) Back Office
15 85 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
16 83 (0.87%) Manufacturing
17 75 (0.78%) Aerospace
18 70 (0.73%) Electronics
19 36 (0.38%) Billing
20 35 (0.37%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4258 (44.41%) Spring
2 2221 (23.16%) Hibernate
3 2195 (22.89%) HTML
4 1973 (20.58%) Web Services
5 1690 (17.63%) J2EE
6 1576 (16.44%) CSS
7 1306 (13.62%) REST
8 1263 (13.17%) XML
9 1118 (11.66%) RESTful
10 1035 (10.79%) AngularJS
11 1008 (10.51%) Java EE
12 896 (9.35%) JMS
13 870 (9.07%) SOAP
14 807 (8.42%) HTML5
15 749 (7.81%) jQuery
16 676 (7.05%) JSON
17 673 (7.02%) JSP
18 556 (5.80%) Node.js
19 539 (5.62%) Spring MVC
20 486 (5.07%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1346 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 477 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 444 (4.63%) Mathematics
4 351 (3.66%) Algorithms
5 343 (3.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 316 (3.30%) Fintech
7 277 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
8 259 (2.70%) User Experience
9 243 (2.53%) Equities
10 238 (2.48%) Data Structures
11 223 (2.33%) Derivative
12 218 (2.27%) Mobile App
13 173 (1.80%) Hedge funds
14 157 (1.64%) Fixed Income
15 120 (1.25%) Artificial Intelligence
16 100 (1.04%) iPad
17 98 (1.02%) Online Games
18 75 (0.78%) Management Information System
19 74 (0.77%) Data Integration
20 67 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1446 (15.08%) Linux
2 650 (6.78%) Unix
3 424 (4.42%) Android
4 339 (3.54%) Windows
5 247 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 84 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 47 (0.49%) CentOS
8 40 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 31 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 17 (0.18%) openSUSE
12 16 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.14%) Solaris
14 11 (0.11%) Debian
15 9 (0.094%) CoreOS
15 9 (0.094%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.094%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.073%) AIX
16 7 (0.073%) VMS
17 4 (0.042%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5298 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2742 (28.60%) TDD
3 2000 (20.86%) Software Engineering
4 1866 (19.46%) Scrum
5 1736 (18.11%) OO
6 1260 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1245 (12.98%) Multithreading
8 1056 (11.01%) BDD
9 1013 (10.57%) MVC
10 892 (9.30%) Open Source
11 814 (8.49%) SDLC
12 761 (7.94%) Unit Testing
13 739 (7.71%) E-Commerce
14 690 (7.20%) Mentoring
15 663 (6.91%) Microservices
16 648 (6.76%) Web Development
17 602 (6.28%) OOP
18 592 (6.17%) SOA
19 522 (5.44%) Kanban
20 519 (5.41%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 9586 (99.98%) Java
2 2964 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 2794 (29.14%) SQL
4 1212 (12.64%) Scala
5 924 (9.64%) Python
6 689 (7.19%) C#
7 614 (6.40%) C++
8 463 (4.83%) Groovy
9 399 (4.16%) PL/SQL
10 388 (4.05%) Ruby
11 351 (3.66%) PHP
12 231 (2.41%) C
13 219 (2.28%) Perl
14 177 (1.85%) Bash Shell
15 170 (1.77%) Clojure
16 151 (1.57%) Shell Script
17 112 (1.17%) Go
18 55 (0.57%) Haskell
19 54 (0.56%) Objective-C
19 54 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2008 (20.94%) Degree
2 227 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 141 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 125 (1.30%) PhD
5 68 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 68 (0.71%) Sun Certification
6 31 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 21 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 19 (0.20%) ISEB
8 19 (0.20%) OCPJP
9 14 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.13%) OCP
11 11 (0.11%) HND
12 7 (0.073%) Brainbench
13 6 (0.063%) Postgraduate
14 5 (0.052%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (0.042%) Microsoft Certification
16 2 (0.021%) PMP
17 1 (0.010%) MBA
17 1 (0.010%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 329 (3.43%) QA
2 36 (0.38%) SLA
3 29 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.22%) SDET
5 15 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 7816
6 13 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.11%) WCAG
8 4 (0.042%) HL7
9 3 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.031%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.031%) MiFID
10 2 (0.021%) ISO15022
11 1 (0.010%) COBIT
11 1 (0.010%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.010%) SEPA
System Software
1 418 (4.36%) Docker
2 78 (0.81%) HDFS
3 50 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.15%) Active Directory
7 11 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.094%) KVM
9 8 (0.083%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.063%) Btrfs
10 6 (0.063%) NFS
10 6 (0.063%) Snort
11 5 (0.052%) Xen
12 4 (0.042%) LXC
12 4 (0.042%) Postfix
12 4 (0.042%) vSphere
13 3 (0.031%) Corosync
13 3 (0.031%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.031%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 220 (2.29%) Puppet
2 141 (1.47%) Ansible
3 110 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (0.80%) Kubernetes
5 51 (0.53%) Salt
6 40 (0.42%) Control-M
7 33 (0.34%) Mesos
8 31 (0.32%) Packer
9 28 (0.29%) Terraform
10 22 (0.23%) Grafana
10 22 (0.23%) Kibana
10 22 (0.23%) logstash
11 21 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
12 17 (0.18%) yum
13 16 (0.17%) Graphite
14 15 (0.16%) Nagios
14 15 (0.16%) Uchiwa
15 12 (0.13%) BladeLogic
16 10 (0.10%) WebSphere Cast Iron
17 9 (0.094%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1800 (18.77%) Oracle
2 256 (2.67%) Sybase
3 195 (2.03%) TIBCO
4 189 (1.97%) Google
5 154 (1.61%) IBM
6 130 (1.36%) Microsoft
7 106 (1.11%) Adobe
7 106 (1.11%) hybris
8 104 (1.08%) MuleSoft
8 104 (1.08%) SAP
9 70 (0.73%) Red Hat
10 64 (0.67%) Sun
11 58 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 52 (0.54%) Facebook
13 45 (0.47%) Twitter
14 41 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
15 37 (0.39%) Splunk
16 36 (0.38%) Murex
17 35 (0.37%) ATG
18 34 (0.35%) Apple
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bens - Pens, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 18 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + very good bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens- equity, bonus + more
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + pension, PMI, life insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens- equity, bonus + more
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago