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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 59 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4674 4778 5206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.10% 4.49% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 4.76% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4117 4688
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 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 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 4374 £48,500 -3.00% 544
London -12 2408 £55,000 - 272
City of London +3 763 £55,000 -4.34% 116
South East -5 622 £46,500 -2.10% 64
South West +9 373 £40,250 +10.27% 39
East of England +54 296 £40,000 +3.22% 32
Yorkshire -6 258 £40,000 +6.66% 48
North West -19 234 £40,000 +6.66% 62
Scotland -8 184 £42,500 +6.25% 31
Surrey -14 171 £50,000 - 21
Manchester +7 170 £42,500 +13.33% 46
West Yorkshire -13 150 £40,000 +6.66% 27
Berkshire -27 137 £50,000 - 11
Leeds -16 126 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Bristol +3 121 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Glasgow -11 109 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Hampshire +17 100 £43,000 +1.17% 8
Hertfordshire +17 99 £42,000 +7.69% 15
Cambridgeshire +36 98 £40,000 - 11
Wiltshire +13 97 £40,000 +9.58% 5
West Midlands -48 91 £40,000 - 10
East Midlands -13 88 £37,000 +5.71% 11
Dorset +22 71 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Cambridge +29 67 £40,000 - 9
North Yorkshire -7 66 £40,000 +6.66% 11
East Sussex -1 54 £40,000 - 3
Wales +13 53 £37,500 +25.00% 14
Edinburgh -1 53 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Essex +47 52 £42,500 -5.55% 4
South Wales +17 52 £37,500 +25.00% 13

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9980 (99.99%) Java
2 4818 (48.27%) Spring
3 4563 (45.72%) Agile Software Development
4 3376 (33.82%) SQL
5 3080 (30.86%) Hibernate
6 3021 (30.27%) JavaScript
7 2852 (28.57%) J2EE
8 2531 (25.36%) HTML
9 2429 (24.34%) Finance
10 2278 (22.82%) TDD
11 2212 (22.16%) XML
12 2175 (21.79%) Oracle
13 2136 (21.40%) Degree
14 2005 (20.09%) Linux
15 1994 (19.98%) OO
16 1943 (19.47%) Web Services
17 1824 (18.27%) CSS
18 1791 (17.94%) Software Engineering
19 1724 (17.27%) Maven
20 1593 (15.96%) Multithreading
21 1564 (15.67%) Scrum
22 1531 (15.34%) Tomcat
23 1479 (14.82%) Computer Science
24 1391 (13.94%) JUnit
25 1263 (12.65%) UNIX
26 1249 (12.51%) JSP
27 1232 (12.34%) Banking
28 1170 (11.72%) MVC
29 1112 (11.14%) MySQL
30 1070 (10.72%) Relational Database

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1531 (15.34%) Tomcat
2 664 (6.65%) Apache
3 552 (5.53%) WebSphere
4 497 (4.98%) WebLogic
5 241 (2.41%) Apache Solr
6 170 (1.70%) GlassFish
7 160 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 148 (1.48%) CMS
9 130 (1.30%) Jetty
10 129 (1.29%) Node.js
11 98 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
12 96 (0.96%) Confluence
13 85 (0.85%) Alfresco
14 83 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
15 82 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
16 78 (0.78%) Apache ServiceMix
17 76 (0.76%) Mule
18 68 (0.68%) MQSeries
19 41 (0.41%) TIBCO EMS
20 37 (0.37%) GemFire
Applications
1 166 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 15 (0.15%) MS Office
3 7 (0.070%) Weka
3 7 (0.070%) ArcView
4 5 (0.050%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.040%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.020%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.010%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 30 (0.30%) Magento
2 21 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.19%) RMDS
4 18 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.090%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.060%) Tridion
8 3 (0.030%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.030%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.030%) Summit
8 3 (0.030%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.020%) TrackWise
9 2 (0.020%) IntelliMatch
10 1 (0.010%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.010%) Endur
10 1 (0.010%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.010%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.010%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.010%) Shopify
10 1 (0.010%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 139 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (1.33%) SaaS
3 80 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 60 (0.60%) GitHub
5 32 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (0.23%) Force.com
7 10 (0.10%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.080%) PaaS
9 4 (0.040%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.040%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.030%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.020%) IaaS
12 1 (0.010%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.010%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 440 (4.41%) HTTP
2 265 (2.66%) Internet
3 100 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 56 (0.56%) SAN
5 46 (0.46%) SNMP
6 32 (0.32%) LDAP
7 31 (0.31%) SSL
8 29 (0.29%) Broadband
8 29 (0.29%) Intranet
9 27 (0.27%) SMTP
10 21 (0.21%) SSH
11 18 (0.18%) AMQP
11 18 (0.18%) Multicast
12 10 (0.10%) Network Security
13 9 (0.090%) RTP
14 8 (0.080%) PuTTY
15 7 (0.070%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.070%) SMS
15 7 (0.070%) HTTPS
16 6 (0.060%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1112 (11.14%) MySQL
2 1070 (10.72%) Relational Database
3 916 (9.18%) SQL Server
4 687 (6.88%) NoSQL
5 667 (6.68%) Big Data
6 580 (5.81%) RDBMS
7 526 (5.27%) MongoDB
8 472 (4.73%) Hadoop
9 303 (3.04%) Oracle Database
10 289 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
11 238 (2.38%) DB2
12 195 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
13 129 (1.29%) HBase
14 97 (0.97%) Redis
14 97 (0.97%) Apache Hive
15 88 (0.88%) KDB
16 81 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
17 73 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 67 (0.67%) Hazelcast
19 62 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1724 (17.27%) Maven
2 1391 (13.94%) JUnit
3 1021 (10.23%) Eclipse
4 936 (9.38%) Subversion
5 740 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 668 (6.69%) Ant
7 627 (6.28%) Jenkins
8 460 (4.61%) Selenium
9 332 (3.33%) Hudson
10 317 (3.18%) JIRA
11 253 (2.53%) Cucumber
12 240 (2.40%) Mockito
13 97 (0.97%) Mercurial
14 93 (0.93%) TestNG
15 85 (0.85%) NetBeans
15 85 (0.85%) Gradle
16 77 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 74 (0.74%) YourKit
18 62 (0.62%) Apache Ivy
18 62 (0.62%) JMeter
General
1 2429 (24.34%) Finance
2 1232 (12.34%) Banking
3 802 (8.04%) Front Office
4 599 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 396 (3.97%) Games
6 386 (3.87%) Retail
7 332 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 185 (1.85%) Financial Institution
9 179 (1.79%) Marketing
10 162 (1.62%) Publishing
11 135 (1.35%) Back Office
12 132 (1.32%) Advertising
13 89 (0.89%) Automotive
14 75 (0.75%) Legal
15 58 (0.58%) Manufacturing
16 34 (0.34%) Electronics
17 32 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (0.29%) Music Industry
19 25 (0.25%) Billing
20 22 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4818 (48.27%) Spring
2 3080 (30.86%) Hibernate
3 2852 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2531 (25.36%) HTML
5 2212 (22.16%) XML
6 1943 (19.47%) Web Services
7 1824 (18.27%) CSS
8 1249 (12.51%) JSP
9 1054 (10.56%) Java EE
10 1043 (10.45%) jQuery
11 851 (8.53%) SOAP
12 809 (8.11%) JMS
13 734 (7.35%) Spring MVC
14 731 (7.32%) Servlets
15 726 (7.27%) REST
16 698 (6.99%) Struts
17 660 (6.61%) Ajax
18 652 (6.53%) JSON
19 619 (6.20%) J2SE
20 597 (5.98%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1479 (14.82%) Computer Science
2 677 (6.78%) Open Source
3 586 (5.87%) Mathematics
4 566 (5.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 554 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
6 401 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
7 366 (3.67%) Derivative
8 319 (3.20%) Equities
9 261 (2.61%) Mobile App
10 252 (2.52%) Fixed Income
11 204 (2.04%) Physics
12 153 (1.53%) Client/Server
13 148 (1.48%) User Experience
14 141 (1.41%) Hedge funds
15 108 (1.08%) Grid Computing
16 102 (1.02%) Market Risk
17 98 (0.98%) Social Media
18 86 (0.86%) Visualisation
19 81 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
20 67 (0.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2005 (20.09%) Linux
2 1263 (12.65%) UNIX
3 391 (3.92%) Windows
4 341 (3.42%) Android
5 198 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 92 (0.92%) Solaris
7 65 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (0.50%) AIX
9 22 (0.22%) NetWare
10 21 (0.21%) CentOS
10 21 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 18 (0.18%) Debian
13 17 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 13 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.11%) HPUX
16 7 (0.070%) Fedora
16 7 (0.070%) VxWorks
16 7 (0.070%) LynxOS
17 6 (0.060%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4563 (45.72%) Agile Software Development
2 2278 (22.82%) TDD
3 1994 (19.98%) OO
4 1791 (17.94%) Software Engineering
5 1593 (15.96%) Multithreading
6 1564 (15.67%) Scrum
7 1170 (11.72%) MVC
8 1062 (10.64%) E-Commerce
9 902 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
10 778 (7.79%) Unit Testing
11 706 (7.07%) BDD
12 649 (6.50%) Low Latency
13 578 (5.79%) UML
13 578 (5.79%) SOA
14 550 (5.51%) Web Development
15 542 (5.43%) Mentoring
16 499 (5.00%) OOP
17 469 (4.70%) OOD
18 353 (3.54%) Pair Programming
19 282 (2.83%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 9980 (99.99%) Java
2 3376 (33.82%) SQL
3 3021 (30.27%) JavaScript
4 799 (8.01%) C++
5 717 (7.18%) C#
6 509 (5.10%) Python
7 499 (5.00%) Scala
8 401 (4.02%) PL/SQL
9 337 (3.38%) C
10 329 (3.30%) Perl
11 316 (3.17%) PHP
12 267 (2.68%) Groovy
13 234 (2.34%) Ruby
14 207 (2.07%) Shell Script
15 155 (1.55%) Bash Shell
16 140 (1.40%) XPath
17 84 (0.84%) VB
18 74 (0.74%) Clojure
19 60 (0.60%) R
20 59 (0.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2136 (21.40%) Degree
2 197 (1.97%) PhD
3 191 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 125 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 125 (1.25%) Sun Certification
5 44 (0.44%) OCPJP
6 30 (0.30%) DV Cleared
7 20 (0.20%) HND
8 17 (0.17%) OCMJD
9 16 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (0.14%) Postgraduate
11 11 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
12 10 (0.10%) HNC
13 8 (0.080%) CITP
13 8 (0.080%) OCPJWCD
13 8 (0.080%) MBCS
14 5 (0.050%) PMI Certification
15 4 (0.040%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.040%) OCP
16 3 (0.030%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 385 (3.86%) QA
2 40 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 16 (0.16%) SLA
4 9 (0.090%) EMIR
4 9 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.080%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.060%) Basel III
6 6 (0.060%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.040%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.010%) HL7
8 1 (0.010%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.010%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 44 (0.44%) HDFS
2 28 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.070%) Docker
6 5 (0.050%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.040%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.020%) Squid
8 2 (0.020%) Xen
9 1 (0.010%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.010%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.010%) vSphere
9 1 (0.010%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 108 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 77 (0.77%) Puppet
3 15 (0.15%) YUM
3 15 (0.15%) StatsD
3 15 (0.15%) logstash
3 15 (0.15%) Kibana
4 11 (0.11%) Ansible
5 9 (0.090%) MOM
5 9 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.040%) Capistrano
7 4 (0.040%) Ambari
7 4 (0.040%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.020%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.020%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.020%) OpenSSO
8 2 (0.020%) Nagios
9 1 (0.010%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.010%) Oozie
9 1 (0.010%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2175 (21.79%) Oracle
2 877 (8.79%) JBoss
3 309 (3.10%) Sybase
4 256 (2.56%) Google
5 205 (2.05%) TIBCO
6 191 (1.91%) IBM
7 175 (1.75%) Microsoft
8 162 (1.62%) hybris
9 124 (1.24%) Sun
10 123 (1.23%) Adobe
11 83 (0.83%) ATG
12 74 (0.74%) Red Hat
13 71 (0.71%) 29West
14 55 (0.55%) SAP
15 54 (0.54%) Demandware
16 45 (0.45%) Bloomberg
17 40 (0.40%) Atlassian
18 38 (0.38%) Endeca
19 36 (0.36%) Calypso
20 35 (0.35%) Perforce
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £27000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
RecruitX
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
IT MOB
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Pension, Private Medical Insurance
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus an Excellent Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
CPS Group UK
Salary: £36000 - £42000. per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + 8% Bonus, pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 8% Bonus, pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
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