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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 63 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4170 4869 4716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.96% 4.69% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 4.96% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3703 4206 4263
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -11 3882 £50,000 - 637
London -4 2034 £57,500 - 270
South East +3 734 £45,250 +0.55% 115
City of London -6 547 £60,000 - 94
South West -1 300 £37,500 - 58
East of England +4 247 £45,000 +5.88% 61
Yorkshire -36 224 £40,000 +6.66% 32
North West -50 174 £40,000 - 58
Surrey -8 171 £52,500 +16.66% 21
Scotland 0 169 £42,500 +2.40% 35
Berkshire -22 161 £55,000 +4.76% 40
Bristol +14 147 £37,500 -11.76% 26
West Yorkshire -42 123 £42,500 +13.33% 19
Hampshire +7 103 £41,250 -2.94% 14
West Midlands -30 101 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Leeds -42 98 £40,000 - 17
Glasgow -3 95 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Manchester -56 94 £42,000 +5.00% 40
Hertfordshire -5 88 £45,000 - 19
Kent +52 83 £47,500 +18.75% 7
West Sussex -5 74 £40,000 - 10
East Sussex +17 72 £40,500 +8.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 68 £42,500 - 21
Wales -8 60 £35,000 -26.31% 18
Brighton +18 59 £38,500 +2.66% 4
East Midlands -11 58 £37,500 +7.14% 18
South Wales -4 54 £35,000 -26.31% 17
Crawley -11 54 £40,000 - 3
Cambridge -1 52 £42,500 - 18
South Yorkshire +16 51 £35,000 -12.50% 5

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8703 (99.98%) Java
2 4336 (49.81%) Spring
3 3977 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2931 (33.67%) SQL
5 2687 (30.87%) Hibernate
6 2633 (30.25%) JavaScript
7 2504 (28.77%) J2EE
8 2188 (25.13%) HTML
9 2167 (24.89%) TDD
10 1906 (21.90%) XML
11 1881 (21.61%) Finance
12 1873 (21.52%) Oracle
13 1785 (20.51%) Web Services
14 1730 (19.87%) Degree
15 1661 (19.08%) CSS
16 1633 (18.76%) Linux
17 1562 (17.94%) OO
18 1487 (17.08%) Maven
19 1403 (16.12%) Software Engineering
20 1263 (14.51%) JUnit
21 1251 (14.37%) Multithreading
22 1207 (13.87%) Tomcat
23 1194 (13.72%) Scrum
24 1169 (13.43%) MVC
25 1095 (12.58%) Computer Science
26 1066 (12.25%) JSP
27 1047 (12.03%) UNIX
28 1039 (11.94%) Java EE
29 1019 (11.71%) MySQL
30 982 (11.28%) Continuous Integration

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1207 (13.87%) Tomcat
2 759 (8.72%) JBoss
3 648 (7.44%) Apache
4 493 (5.66%) WebLogic
5 486 (5.58%) WebSphere
6 245 (2.81%) Apache Solr
7 169 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
8 148 (1.70%) Node.js
9 143 (1.64%) CMS
10 120 (1.38%) GlassFish
11 114 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
12 92 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
13 77 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
14 71 (0.82%) MQSeries
15 70 (0.80%) Mule
16 68 (0.78%) Jetty
16 68 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
17 65 (0.75%) Alfresco
18 55 (0.63%) Confluence
19 45 (0.52%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 131 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.16%) MS Office
3 11 (0.13%) Weka
4 9 (0.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.023%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.023%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.011%) MS Project
6 1 (0.011%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.011%) ArcView
Business Applications
1 16 (0.18%) Magento
2 14 (0.16%) ION MarketView
2 14 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
2 14 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
4 8 (0.092%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.080%) Staffware
6 5 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.046%) Enfinity
7 4 (0.046%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.046%) RMDS
7 4 (0.046%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.011%) Bond Adapt
10 1 (0.011%) AWD
10 1 (0.011%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.011%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 190 (2.18%) SaaS
2 118 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 54 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 53 (0.61%) GitHub
6 32 (0.37%) PaaS
7 29 (0.33%) Force.com
8 15 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (0.092%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.092%) IaaS
11 7 (0.080%) Google Compute Engine
12 5 (0.057%) Route 53
12 5 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.023%) ElastiCache
13 2 (0.023%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.023%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.023%) Heroku
14 1 (0.011%) Trello
14 1 (0.011%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 355 (4.08%) HTTP
2 220 (2.53%) Internet
3 79 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 48 (0.55%) LDAP
5 37 (0.43%) SAN
6 25 (0.29%) Broadband
7 24 (0.28%) Multicast
8 20 (0.23%) IPv4
9 18 (0.21%) SSL
9 18 (0.21%) DNS
9 18 (0.21%) Network Security
10 13 (0.15%) SSH
11 12 (0.14%) AMQP
11 12 (0.14%) HTTPS
12 11 (0.13%) SNMP
12 11 (0.13%) Intranet
13 10 (0.11%) FTP
14 8 (0.092%) Firewall
15 7 (0.080%) SMTP
16 6 (0.069%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1019 (11.71%) MySQL
2 865 (9.94%) Relational Database
3 742 (8.52%) SQL Server
4 670 (7.70%) NoSQL
5 594 (6.82%) Big Data
6 506 (5.81%) RDBMS
7 501 (5.76%) MongoDB
8 383 (4.40%) Hadoop
9 259 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
10 251 (2.88%) Oracle Database
11 176 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 140 (1.61%) DB2
13 102 (1.17%) Redis
14 97 (1.11%) Apache Hive
15 81 (0.93%) HBase
16 63 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
17 59 (0.68%) Hazelcast
18 48 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (0.48%) Neo4j
20 41 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1487 (17.08%) Maven
2 1263 (14.51%) JUnit
3 955 (10.97%) Eclipse
4 855 (9.82%) Subversion
5 807 (9.27%) Git (software)
6 589 (6.77%) Ant
7 576 (6.62%) Jenkins
8 298 (3.42%) JIRA
9 291 (3.34%) Selenium
10 240 (2.76%) Hudson
11 213 (2.45%) Mockito
12 178 (2.04%) Cucumber
13 114 (1.31%) TestNG
14 97 (1.11%) NetBeans
15 78 (0.90%) Gradle
16 76 (0.87%) Mercurial
17 63 (0.72%) jMock
18 60 (0.69%) SoapUI
19 54 (0.62%) JMeter
20 51 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 1881 (21.61%) Finance
2 979 (11.25%) Banking
3 616 (7.08%) Front Office
4 412 (4.73%) Investment Banking
5 391 (4.49%) Retail
6 348 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 325 (3.73%) Games
8 165 (1.90%) Advertising
9 138 (1.59%) Marketing
10 117 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 101 (1.16%) Publishing
12 93 (1.07%) Back Office
13 62 (0.71%) Automotive
14 61 (0.70%) Legal
15 54 (0.62%) Online Betting
16 48 (0.55%) Manufacturing
17 38 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
18 34 (0.39%) Aerospace
18 34 (0.39%) Multimedia
19 29 (0.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4336 (49.81%) Spring
2 2687 (30.87%) Hibernate
3 2504 (28.77%) J2EE
4 2188 (25.13%) HTML
5 1906 (21.90%) XML
6 1785 (20.51%) Web Services
7 1661 (19.08%) CSS
8 1066 (12.25%) JSP
9 1039 (11.94%) Java EE
10 939 (10.79%) jQuery
11 910 (10.45%) SOAP
12 733 (8.42%) REST
13 722 (8.29%) Spring MVC
14 687 (7.89%) JMS
15 639 (7.34%) Struts
16 627 (7.20%) RESTful
17 603 (6.93%) Ajax
18 591 (6.79%) JSON
19 552 (6.34%) JDBC
20 537 (6.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1095 (12.58%) Computer Science
2 541 (6.21%) Open Source
3 514 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 415 (4.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 304 (3.49%) Algorithms
6 302 (3.47%) Mathematics
7 286 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
8 262 (3.01%) Derivative
9 233 (2.68%) Mobile App
10 227 (2.61%) Equities
11 216 (2.48%) Fixed Income
12 167 (1.92%) Data Structures
13 143 (1.64%) Client/Server
14 113 (1.30%) User Experience
15 105 (1.21%) Hedge funds
16 98 (1.13%) Grid Computing
17 90 (1.03%) Physics
18 85 (0.98%) N-Tier
19 73 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
20 64 (0.74%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1633 (18.76%) Linux
2 1047 (12.03%) UNIX
3 307 (3.53%) Android
4 306 (3.52%) Windows
5 171 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 78 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 64 (0.74%) Solaris
8 38 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 36 (0.41%) AIX
10 22 (0.25%) CentOS
11 21 (0.24%) HPUX
11 21 (0.24%) Debian
11 21 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.092%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.057%) openSUSE
15 4 (0.046%) Fedora
15 4 (0.046%) NetWare
16 3 (0.034%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3977 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
2 2167 (24.89%) TDD
3 1562 (17.94%) OO
4 1403 (16.12%) Software Engineering
5 1251 (14.37%) Multithreading
6 1194 (13.72%) Scrum
7 1169 (13.43%) MVC
8 982 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
9 955 (10.97%) E-Commerce
10 689 (7.91%) Unit Testing
11 558 (6.41%) BDD
12 455 (5.23%) Web Development
13 444 (5.10%) OOD
14 429 (4.93%) UML
15 417 (4.79%) Mentoring
16 409 (4.70%) Low Latency
17 403 (4.63%) SOA
18 345 (3.96%) OOP
19 297 (3.41%) Pair Programming
20 232 (2.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8703 (99.98%) Java
2 2931 (33.67%) SQL
3 2633 (30.25%) JavaScript
4 602 (6.92%) C#
5 553 (6.35%) C++
6 463 (5.32%) Scala
7 432 (4.96%) Python
8 407 (4.68%) PL/SQL
9 259 (2.98%) Perl
10 250 (2.87%) C
11 246 (2.83%) Groovy
12 223 (2.56%) PHP
13 197 (2.26%) Ruby
14 154 (1.77%) Shell Script
15 132 (1.52%) XPath
16 122 (1.40%) Bash Shell
17 67 (0.77%) VB
18 59 (0.68%) XQuery
19 57 (0.65%) VBA
20 46 (0.53%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1730 (19.87%) Degree
2 199 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 139 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 118 (1.36%) Sun Certification
5 112 (1.29%) PhD
6 50 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 43 (0.49%) OCPJP
8 34 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (0.16%) OCMJD
10 4 (0.046%) Postgraduate
10 4 (0.046%) Brainbench
11 3 (0.034%) GIAC
11 3 (0.034%) OCPJWCD
12 2 (0.023%) HND
12 2 (0.023%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.011%) OCP
13 1 (0.011%) OCA
13 1 (0.011%) HNC
13 1 (0.011%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.011%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (2.33%) QA
2 33 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 28 (0.32%) SLA
4 27 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.080%) ISO 8583
7 6 (0.069%) EMIR
7 6 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.046%) Basel III
9 3 (0.034%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.023%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.011%) HL7
11 1 (0.011%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 35 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (0.38%) Docker
3 12 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 11 (0.13%) Varnish
4 11 (0.13%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.10%) HDFS
7 7 (0.080%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.069%) Firmware
9 2 (0.023%) Squid
9 2 (0.023%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.023%) Platform Symphony
9 2 (0.023%) GridGain
10 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.011%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 100 (1.15%) Puppet
2 77 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (0.25%) logstash
4 21 (0.24%) Kibana
4 21 (0.24%) StatsD
5 16 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
6 13 (0.15%) Vagrant
7 12 (0.14%) yum
8 11 (0.13%) Capistrano
9 8 (0.092%) Ansible
10 5 (0.057%) Salt
11 4 (0.046%) Oozie
12 3 (0.034%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.034%) Netcool
13 2 (0.023%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.023%) MOM
14 1 (0.011%) Nagios
14 1 (0.011%) OpenSSO
14 1 (0.011%) Ambari
14 1 (0.011%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 1873 (21.52%) Oracle
2 255 (2.93%) Sybase
3 224 (2.57%) IBM
4 213 (2.45%) TIBCO
5 176 (2.02%) Microsoft
6 175 (2.01%) hybris
7 135 (1.55%) Google
8 109 (1.25%) Sun
9 85 (0.98%) Adobe
10 76 (0.87%) Endeca
11 74 (0.85%) ATG
12 72 (0.83%) 29West
13 71 (0.82%) Red Hat
14 42 (0.48%) VMware
15 41 (0.47%) SAP
16 40 (0.46%) DataSynapse
17 38 (0.44%) Terracotta
18 37 (0.43%) Informatica
19 36 (0.41%) Demandware
20 35 (0.40%) Intershop
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 25 minutes ago
Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 39 minutes ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 47 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 57 minutes ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits excellent bonuses
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Guildford, Surrey
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £24k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago