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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 56 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4929 4558 5401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.23% 4.29% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 4.55% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4259 3919 4791
Average salary £48,500 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.04% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -3 4623 £50,000 - 524
London -3 2576 £55,000 -4.34% 276
City of London +3 776 £55,000 -8.33% 128
South East +2 671 £47,500 - 57
South West +12 400 £42,500 +13.33% 33
East of England +37 288 £40,000 - 26
North West -6 249 £40,000 +8.10% 71
Yorkshire -6 247 £40,000 +6.66% 39
Surrey -3 216 £48,000 -4.00% 14
Scotland -4 206 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Manchester +21 171 £42,500 +14.86% 55
West Yorkshire -9 159 £40,000 +6.66% 20
Leeds -3 141 £40,000 +5.26% 11
Berkshire -10 141 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Bristol -1 115 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Glasgow -7 113 £45,000 - 15
Cambridgeshire +36 107 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Wiltshire +16 105 £40,000 +8.10% 7
Hertfordshire +8 99 £42,000 +5.00% 12
West Midlands -28 95 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Hampshire -5 90 £43,500 -3.33% 4
Cambridge +28 78 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Dorset +25 73 £45,000 - 8
East Midlands -26 73 £37,000 +12.12% 12
North Yorkshire -10 68 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Edinburgh -1 67 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Buckinghamshire +19 62 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Somerset +11 57 £42,500 -2.85% 4
East Sussex -7 55 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Brighton -6 51 £43,750 +9.37% 3

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10054 (100.00%) Java
2 4901 (48.75%) Spring
3 3401 (33.83%) SQL
4 3126 (31.09%) Hibernate
5 3036 (30.20%) JavaScript
6 2964 (29.48%) J2EE
7 2603 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
8 2557 (25.43%) HTML
9 2453 (24.40%) Finance
10 2311 (22.99%) TDD
11 2250 (22.38%) XML
12 2190 (21.78%) Oracle
13 2177 (21.65%) Degree
14 2048 (20.37%) OO
15 2034 (20.23%) Linux
16 1970 (19.59%) Web Services
17 1844 (18.34%) Software Engineering
18 1816 (18.06%) CSS
19 1763 (17.54%) Maven
20 1627 (16.18%) Scrum
21 1600 (15.91%) Tomcat
22 1562 (15.54%) Multithreading
23 1505 (14.97%) Computer Science
24 1399 (13.91%) JUnit
25 1299 (12.92%) UNIX
26 1279 (12.72%) JSP
27 1208 (12.02%) Banking
28 1195 (11.89%) MVC
29 1170 (11.64%) MySQL
30 1076 (10.70%) Relational Database

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1600 (15.91%) Tomcat
2 697 (6.93%) Apache
3 545 (5.42%) WebSphere
4 478 (4.75%) WebLogic
5 234 (2.33%) Apache Solr
6 173 (1.72%) GlassFish
7 160 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 158 (1.57%) CMS
9 144 (1.43%) Jetty
10 131 (1.30%) Node.js
11 109 (1.08%) Confluence
12 100 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
13 90 (0.90%) Alfresco
14 77 (0.77%) Adobe CQ
15 75 (0.75%) Mule
16 74 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
17 73 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
18 65 (0.65%) MQSeries
19 40 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
20 34 (0.34%) GemFire
Applications
1 169 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.13%) MS Office
3 7 (0.070%) ArcView
4 5 (0.050%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.040%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.040%) Weka
6 2 (0.020%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.010%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 35 (0.35%) Magento
2 22 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.18%) RMDS
5 17 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.099%) Oracle Cash Management
7 6 (0.060%) Tridion
8 4 (0.040%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.030%) Summit
9 3 (0.030%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.030%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.020%) Global One
10 2 (0.020%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.020%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.010%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.010%) Shopify
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.010%) Endur
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 144 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (1.41%) SaaS
3 93 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 55 (0.55%) GitHub
5 35 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (0.21%) Force.com
7 17 (0.17%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.060%) PaaS
9 4 (0.040%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.040%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.020%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.010%) Heroku
11 1 (0.010%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 437 (4.35%) HTTP
2 265 (2.64%) Internet
3 115 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 53 (0.53%) SAN
5 52 (0.52%) SNMP
6 33 (0.33%) SSL
7 32 (0.32%) LDAP
7 32 (0.32%) Intranet
8 29 (0.29%) SSH
9 28 (0.28%) Broadband
10 27 (0.27%) SMTP
11 17 (0.17%) AMQP
12 16 (0.16%) Multicast
13 11 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (0.090%) HTTPS
15 8 (0.080%) SMS
15 8 (0.080%) RTP
15 8 (0.080%) PuTTY
16 7 (0.070%) Network Security
17 5 (0.050%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1170 (11.64%) MySQL
2 1076 (10.70%) Relational Database
3 929 (9.24%) SQL Server
4 711 (7.07%) Big Data
5 692 (6.88%) NoSQL
6 589 (5.86%) RDBMS
7 533 (5.30%) MongoDB
8 497 (4.94%) Hadoop
9 333 (3.31%) Oracle Database
10 290 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
11 252 (2.51%) DB2
12 201 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 120 (1.19%) HBase
14 103 (1.02%) Redis
15 97 (0.96%) Apache Hive
16 96 (0.95%) KDB
17 92 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
18 78 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
19 72 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
20 61 (0.61%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1763 (17.54%) Maven
2 1399 (13.91%) JUnit
3 1042 (10.36%) Eclipse
4 962 (9.57%) Subversion
5 726 (7.22%) Git (software)
6 697 (6.93%) Ant
7 631 (6.28%) Jenkins
8 459 (4.57%) Selenium
9 337 (3.35%) Hudson
10 314 (3.12%) JIRA
11 241 (2.40%) Mockito
12 239 (2.38%) Cucumber
13 99 (0.98%) Mercurial
14 93 (0.93%) TestNG
15 87 (0.87%) NetBeans
16 83 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 80 (0.80%) Gradle
18 74 (0.74%) YourKit
19 71 (0.71%) JMeter
20 57 (0.57%) IntelliJ
General
1 2453 (24.40%) Finance
2 1208 (12.02%) Banking
3 802 (7.98%) Front Office
4 590 (5.87%) Investment Banking
5 400 (3.98%) Games
6 382 (3.80%) Retail
7 329 (3.27%) Telecoms
8 196 (1.95%) Marketing
9 188 (1.87%) Financial Institution
10 167 (1.66%) Publishing
11 129 (1.28%) Advertising
12 128 (1.27%) Back Office
13 89 (0.89%) Automotive
14 77 (0.77%) Legal
15 58 (0.58%) Manufacturing
16 33 (0.33%) Electronics
17 31 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 31 (0.31%) Music Industry
18 28 (0.28%) Billing
19 22 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4901 (48.75%) Spring
2 3126 (31.09%) Hibernate
3 2964 (29.48%) J2EE
4 2557 (25.43%) HTML
5 2250 (22.38%) XML
6 1970 (19.59%) Web Services
7 1816 (18.06%) CSS
8 1279 (12.72%) JSP
9 1071 (10.65%) Java EE
10 1062 (10.56%) jQuery
11 840 (8.35%) SOAP
12 789 (7.85%) JMS
13 766 (7.62%) Servlets
14 758 (7.54%) Spring MVC
15 740 (7.36%) REST
16 707 (7.03%) Struts
17 666 (6.62%) JSON
18 655 (6.51%) Ajax
19 632 (6.29%) J2SE
20 596 (5.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1505 (14.97%) Computer Science
2 719 (7.15%) Open Source
3 616 (6.13%) Mathematics
4 543 (5.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 409 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
6 363 (3.61%) Derivative
7 339 (3.37%) Equities
8 262 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 250 (2.49%) Fixed Income
10 215 (2.14%) Physics
11 165 (1.64%) Client/Server
12 147 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 109 (1.08%) Grid Computing
14 107 (1.06%) Social Media
15 106 (1.05%) Market Risk
16 83 (0.83%) Visualisation
17 80 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
18 76 (0.76%) Digital Media
19 75 (0.75%) Statistics
19 75 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2034 (20.23%) Linux
2 1299 (12.92%) UNIX
3 398 (3.96%) Windows
4 335 (3.33%) Android
5 194 (1.93%) Apple iOS
6 88 (0.88%) Solaris
7 61 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (0.54%) AIX
9 26 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 25 (0.25%) CentOS
11 21 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.19%) NetWare
13 17 (0.17%) Debian
13 17 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 16 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.090%) HPUX
16 8 (0.080%) MVS
17 7 (0.070%) Fedora
17 7 (0.070%) VxWorks
17 7 (0.070%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2603 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2311 (22.99%) TDD
3 2048 (20.37%) OO
4 1844 (18.34%) Software Engineering
5 1627 (16.18%) Scrum
6 1562 (15.54%) Multithreading
7 1195 (11.89%) MVC
8 1033 (10.27%) E-Commerce
9 913 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
10 792 (7.88%) Unit Testing
11 732 (7.28%) BDD
12 616 (6.13%) Low Latency
13 599 (5.96%) SOA
14 595 (5.92%) UML
15 542 (5.39%) Web Development
16 487 (4.84%) OOP
17 478 (4.75%) OOD
18 370 (3.68%) Pair Programming
19 292 (2.90%) OOA/OOD
20 271 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10054 (100.00%) Java
2 3401 (33.83%) SQL
3 3036 (30.20%) JavaScript
4 804 (8.00%) C++
5 715 (7.11%) C#
6 547 (5.44%) Scala
7 534 (5.31%) Python
8 381 (3.79%) PL/SQL
9 334 (3.32%) Perl
10 330 (3.28%) PHP
11 325 (3.23%) C
12 283 (2.81%) Groovy
13 240 (2.39%) Ruby
14 215 (2.14%) Shell Script
15 163 (1.62%) Bash Shell
16 136 (1.35%) XPath
17 87 (0.87%) Clojure
18 77 (0.77%) VB
19 65 (0.65%) R
20 55 (0.55%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2177 (21.65%) Degree
2 219 (2.18%) PhD
3 186 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 117 (1.16%) Sun Certification
5 113 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 39 (0.39%) OCPJP
7 25 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.22%) HND
9 14 (0.14%) Postgraduate
9 14 (0.14%) OCMJD
10 13 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.12%) HNC
12 11 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
13 9 (0.090%) MBCS
13 9 (0.090%) OCPJWCD
13 9 (0.090%) CITP
14 7 (0.070%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.050%) PMI Certification
16 4 (0.040%) OCP
17 3 (0.030%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 399 (3.97%) QA
2 35 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.12%) SLA
4 8 (0.080%) DO-178B
4 8 (0.080%) EMIR
4 8 (0.080%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.060%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.040%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.040%) Basel III
7 1 (0.010%) HL7
7 1 (0.010%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.010%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.010%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 42 (0.42%) HDFS
2 31 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.099%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.050%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.050%) Squid
6 4 (0.040%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.040%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.030%) Docker
8 2 (0.020%) Xen
9 1 (0.010%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.010%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 122 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
2 81 (0.81%) Puppet
3 15 (0.15%) YUM
4 13 (0.13%) StatsD
4 13 (0.13%) logstash
4 13 (0.13%) Kibana
5 10 (0.099%) MOM
6 9 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (0.080%) Ansible
8 7 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.060%) Capistrano
9 6 (0.060%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.040%) Ambari
11 2 (0.020%) OpenAM
11 2 (0.020%) OpenSSO
11 2 (0.020%) Nagios
12 1 (0.010%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.010%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.010%) Oozie
12 1 (0.010%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2190 (21.78%) Oracle
2 922 (9.17%) JBoss
3 299 (2.97%) Sybase
4 263 (2.62%) Google
5 197 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 189 (1.88%) IBM
7 188 (1.87%) Microsoft
8 176 (1.75%) hybris
9 118 (1.17%) Adobe
10 116 (1.15%) Sun
11 97 (0.96%) ATG
12 72 (0.72%) Red Hat
13 65 (0.65%) Demandware
14 61 (0.61%) 29West
15 60 (0.60%) SAP
16 45 (0.45%) Atlassian
17 44 (0.44%) Bloomberg
18 43 (0.43%) Endeca
19 38 (0.38%) VMware
20 36 (0.36%) Perforce
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