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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 63 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4693 4861 4546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.29% 4.24% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 4.48% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4136 4199 3910
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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 -4 4386 £50,000 - 546
London -3 2333 £60,000 +9.09% 268
South East +12 672 £45,000 -5.26% 66
City of London -14 498 £62,500 +13.63% 80
East of England +16 341 £45,000 +12.50% 41
South West -18 302 £45,000 +5.88% 39
North West +11 263 £42,500 +6.25% 58
Yorkshire -5 201 £45,000 +12.50% 40
Scotland -4 187 £45,000 - 29
Berkshire +21 156 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Surrey -24 154 £50,000 +4.16% 11
West Yorkshire +3 149 £47,500 +18.75% 34
Manchester -10 147 £42,500 - 29
Cambridgeshire +15 134 £47,500 +18.75% 14
West Midlands +21 131 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Leeds +4 127 £47,500 +18.75% 32
Bristol -11 124 £45,000 +7.14% 12
Hertfordshire +4 115 £46,000 +8.23% 17
Cambridge +20 106 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Glasgow +1 106 £45,000 - 14
East Midlands +14 90 £37,500 +1.35% 11
Hampshire -4 80 £45,000 +3.44% 17
Oxfordshire +41 78 £45,000 -7.21% 5
Cheshire +35 76 £42,000 +5.00% 19
Birmingham +45 71 £44,000 +25.71% 6
Edinburgh +2 70 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Reading +18 69 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Essex +10 68 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Nottinghamshire +17 65 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Sussex +25 61 £40,000 - 1

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 8833 (99.99%) Java
2 4719 (53.42%) Spring
3 4695 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
4 2913 (32.97%) SQL
5 2823 (31.96%) Hibernate
6 2822 (31.94%) JavaScript
7 2515 (28.47%) TDD
8 2396 (27.12%) J2EE
9 2322 (26.28%) HTML
10 2152 (24.36%) Finance
11 2108 (23.86%) Web Services
12 1883 (21.32%) Oracle
13 1815 (20.55%) Degree
14 1775 (20.09%) CSS
15 1717 (19.44%) XML
16 1631 (18.46%) Linux
17 1569 (17.76%) Software Engineering
18 1530 (17.32%) Scrum
19 1496 (16.93%) OO
20 1442 (16.32%) Maven
21 1316 (14.90%) Tomcat
22 1305 (14.77%) JUnit
23 1291 (14.61%) Multithreading
24 1175 (13.30%) MySQL
25 1161 (13.14%) REST
26 1136 (12.86%) MVC
27 1119 (12.67%) Computer Science
28 1079 (12.21%) Git (software)
29 1075 (12.17%) jQuery
30 1062 (12.02%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 1316 (14.90%) Tomcat
2 775 (8.77%) JBoss
3 621 (7.03%) Apache
4 420 (4.75%) WebSphere
5 358 (4.05%) WebLogic
6 277 (3.14%) Apache Solr
7 253 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
8 216 (2.45%) Node.js
9 142 (1.61%) CMS
10 125 (1.41%) Apache Spark
11 120 (1.36%) Mule
12 116 (1.31%) GlassFish
13 112 (1.27%) Jetty
14 93 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
15 90 (1.02%) Confluence
16 87 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 77 (0.87%) Mule ESB
18 76 (0.86%) MQSeries
19 57 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
20 54 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 58 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.19%) Mathematica
3 13 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.057%) Mingle
5 3 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.034%) MS Office
6 2 (0.023%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.011%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 46 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
3 10 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (0.10%) thinkFolio
4 9 (0.10%) LatentZero
5 7 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.068%) TIBCO iProcess
6 6 (0.068%) Summit
7 5 (0.057%) Endur
7 5 (0.057%) Magento
8 4 (0.045%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.034%) BusinessWare
9 3 (0.034%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.034%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.034%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.034%) AWD
9 3 (0.034%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.034%) Workday HCM
10 2 (0.023%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.011%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 482 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (2.01%) SaaS
3 80 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 55 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (0.45%) GitHub
5 40 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (0.29%) PaaS
8 20 (0.23%) IaaS
9 14 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
10 12 (0.14%) OpenShift
10 12 (0.14%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (0.091%) Sumo Logic
13 7 (0.079%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (0.079%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.068%) Heroku
14 6 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.057%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.057%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 284 (3.21%) HTTP
2 240 (2.72%) Internet
3 75 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 47 (0.53%) LDAP
5 46 (0.52%) Broadband
6 42 (0.48%) AMQP
7 30 (0.34%) ATM
8 20 (0.23%) SSL
8 20 (0.23%) Multicast
9 18 (0.20%) SAN
10 15 (0.17%) Intranet
10 15 (0.17%) DNS
11 13 (0.15%) FTP
11 13 (0.15%) Wireless
12 9 (0.10%) RFID
12 9 (0.10%) SNMP
13 8 (0.091%) Firewall
13 8 (0.091%) Network Security
14 7 (0.079%) LTE
14 7 (0.079%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1175 (13.30%) MySQL
2 899 (10.18%) NoSQL
3 792 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 783 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 677 (7.66%) MongoDB
6 610 (6.91%) Big Data
7 432 (4.89%) Hadoop
8 365 (4.13%) RDBMS
9 313 (3.54%) Oracle Database
10 304 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
11 295 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 134 (1.52%) DB2
13 91 (1.03%) Redis
14 81 (0.92%) HBase
14 81 (0.92%) Hazelcast
15 79 (0.89%) Apache Hive
16 63 (0.71%) Neo4j
17 60 (0.68%) MarkLogic
18 48 (0.54%) Couchbase
19 46 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1442 (16.32%) Maven
2 1305 (14.77%) JUnit
3 1079 (12.21%) Git (software)
4 903 (10.22%) Eclipse
5 831 (9.41%) Subversion
6 731 (8.27%) Jenkins
7 532 (6.02%) Ant
8 400 (4.53%) JIRA
9 382 (4.32%) Selenium
10 341 (3.86%) Mockito
11 288 (3.26%) Cucumber
12 145 (1.64%) Hudson
12 145 (1.64%) IntelliJ
13 144 (1.63%) Gradle
14 138 (1.56%) jMock
15 105 (1.19%) EasyMock
16 94 (1.06%) TestNG
17 88 (1.00%) NetBeans
18 82 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 71 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 2152 (24.36%) Finance
2 812 (9.19%) Banking
3 524 (5.93%) Front Office
4 434 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 361 (4.09%) Retail
6 334 (3.78%) Games
7 326 (3.69%) Investment Banking
8 164 (1.86%) Marketing
9 152 (1.72%) Back Office
10 132 (1.49%) Law
11 123 (1.39%) Advertising
12 100 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 71 (0.80%) Publishing
14 64 (0.72%) Legal
15 62 (0.70%) Manufacturing
16 56 (0.63%) Online Betting
17 52 (0.59%) Electronics
18 48 (0.54%) Automotive
19 34 (0.38%) Billing
20 27 (0.31%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4719 (53.42%) Spring
2 2823 (31.96%) Hibernate
3 2396 (27.12%) J2EE
4 2322 (26.28%) HTML
5 2108 (23.86%) Web Services
6 1775 (20.09%) CSS
7 1717 (19.44%) XML
8 1161 (13.14%) REST
9 1075 (12.17%) jQuery
10 1062 (12.02%) Java EE
11 961 (10.88%) SOAP
12 915 (10.36%) JSP
13 852 (9.64%) RESTful
14 742 (8.40%) Spring MVC
15 701 (7.94%) Struts
16 681 (7.71%) JSON
17 649 (7.35%) JMS
18 632 (7.15%) HTML5
19 589 (6.67%) Servlets
20 532 (6.02%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1119 (12.67%) Computer Science
2 675 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 333 (3.77%) Equities
4 324 (3.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 320 (3.62%) Mathematics
6 278 (3.15%) Derivative
7 229 (2.59%) Algorithms
8 220 (2.49%) Fixed Income
9 217 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 205 (2.32%) Data Structures
11 180 (2.04%) Mobile App
12 173 (1.96%) Client/Server
13 143 (1.62%) User Experience
14 92 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
15 90 (1.02%) N-Tier
16 84 (0.95%) Hedge funds
17 79 (0.89%) Grid Computing
18 68 (0.77%) Physics
19 65 (0.74%) Online Games
20 57 (0.65%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1631 (18.46%) Linux
2 1013 (11.47%) UNIX
3 410 (4.64%) Windows
4 237 (2.68%) Android
5 194 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 106 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 52 (0.59%) Solaris
8 36 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
9 29 (0.33%) AIX
10 27 (0.31%) CentOS
11 23 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 23 (0.26%) Debian
12 17 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 12 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.11%) HPUX
15 10 (0.11%) CoreOS
16 8 (0.091%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (0.079%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4695 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
2 2515 (28.47%) TDD
3 1569 (17.76%) Software Engineering
4 1530 (17.32%) Scrum
5 1496 (16.93%) OO
6 1291 (14.61%) Multithreading
7 1136 (12.86%) MVC
8 1053 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
9 919 (10.40%) E-Commerce
10 872 (9.87%) SDLC
11 775 (8.77%) BDD
12 688 (7.79%) Unit Testing
13 649 (7.35%) Open Source
14 536 (6.07%) Mentoring
15 504 (5.71%) SOA
16 483 (5.47%) Low Latency
17 444 (5.03%) Web Development
18 419 (4.74%) UML
19 363 (4.11%) OOP
20 351 (3.97%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8833 (99.99%) Java
2 2913 (32.97%) SQL
3 2822 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 781 (8.84%) Scala
5 517 (5.85%) Python
6 476 (5.39%) C++
7 437 (4.95%) PL/SQL
8 418 (4.73%) C#
9 374 (4.23%) Groovy
10 267 (3.02%) PHP
11 257 (2.91%) Ruby
12 209 (2.37%) Perl
13 179 (2.03%) C
14 133 (1.51%) Shell Script
14 133 (1.51%) Bash Shell
15 96 (1.09%) XPath
16 94 (1.06%) XQuery
17 84 (0.95%) Clojure
18 73 (0.83%) T-SQL
19 42 (0.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 1815 (20.55%) Degree
2 157 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 117 (1.32%) Sun Certification
4 92 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 75 (0.85%) PhD
6 32 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
7 29 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.22%) OCPJP
9 17 (0.19%) OCP
10 16 (0.18%) Postgraduate
11 14 (0.16%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.14%) ISEB
13 11 (0.12%) Brainbench
14 9 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
14 9 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (0.079%) HND
15 7 (0.079%) OCMJD
16 4 (0.045%) MCPD
16 4 (0.045%) MCP
16 4 (0.045%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (3.34%) QA
2 22 (0.25%) SLA
3 20 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 16 (0.18%) EMIR
5 11 (0.12%) HL7
6 10 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.079%) MiFID
9 6 (0.068%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.034%) WCAG
10 3 (0.034%) DICOM
11 1 (0.011%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (0.80%) Docker
2 21 (0.24%) HDFS
3 19 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.12%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.091%) vCloud
7 8 (0.091%) Firmware
8 4 (0.045%) Varnish
9 3 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.034%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.034%) Platform Symphony
9 3 (0.034%) Squid
10 2 (0.023%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.023%) vSphere
10 2 (0.023%) Kamailio
10 2 (0.023%) LXC
11 1 (0.011%) KVM
11 1 (0.011%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.011%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 143 (1.62%) Puppet
2 102 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (0.52%) Ansible
4 31 (0.35%) Nagios
5 28 (0.32%) Vagrant
6 21 (0.24%) Salt
7 17 (0.19%) Kibana
7 17 (0.19%) logstash
7 17 (0.19%) StatsD
8 13 (0.15%) Mesos
8 13 (0.15%) Kubernetes
9 11 (0.12%) Capistrano
10 8 (0.091%) Oozie
10 8 (0.091%) ZABBIX
11 6 (0.068%) Apache Shiro
12 4 (0.045%) Graphite
12 4 (0.045%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.011%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 1 (0.011%) MOM
13 1 (0.011%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 1883 (21.32%) Oracle
2 194 (2.20%) IBM
3 189 (2.14%) Sybase
4 160 (1.81%) hybris
5 142 (1.61%) TIBCO
6 130 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 124 (1.40%) Google
8 108 (1.22%) Microsoft
9 93 (1.05%) Adobe
10 76 (0.86%) SAP
11 67 (0.76%) Sun
12 57 (0.65%) Atlassian
13 53 (0.60%) ATG
14 39 (0.44%) Splunk
15 36 (0.41%) New Relic
16 34 (0.38%) Demandware
17 32 (0.36%) Terracotta
18 28 (0.32%) Endeca
19 26 (0.29%) Twitter
20 25 (0.28%) Facebook
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 minutes ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 26 minutes ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + + Travel allowance up to 9k + Bonus
Posted: 30 minutes ago
City, London
Ferrari Healy
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car allowance and more
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Incentive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £44000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago