The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 53 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 5143 4662 5709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.39% 4.29% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.65% 4.55% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4475 4030 5028
Average salary £47,750 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 4806 £49,000 +3.15% 554
London -7 2636 £55,000 - 294
City of London -2 789 £57,500 -4.16% 123
South East +6 725 £45,000 - 65
South West +23 445 £42,500 +14.86% 51
East of England +13 280 £42,000 +5.00% 21
Surrey +16 258 £47,500 -1.04% 17
Yorkshire -16 254 £40,000 +6.66% 32
North West +14 249 £40,000 +14.28% 54
Scotland -5 237 £45,500 +13.75% 31
West Yorkshire -20 173 £40,000 +8.10% 15
Manchester +17 162 £42,500 +21.42% 36
Leeds -17 152 £40,000 - 6
Berkshire -7 145 £47,500 +1.06% 14
Glasgow -10 123 £48,750 +8.33% 21
Bristol +1 115 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Cambridgeshire +33 102 £41,250 +0.60% 11
Wiltshire +25 102 £39,000 +4.00% 19
West Midlands -29 100 £40,000 +6.66% 14
Hertfordshire -6 95 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Hampshire +2 89 £44,000 +3.52% 14
East Midlands -12 86 £35,000 +6.06% 10
Edinburgh -8 85 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Dorset +38 80 £46,250 +2.77% 6
Cambridge +32 76 £40,000 - 8
Buckinghamshire +12 72 £47,000 +17.50% 3
Somerset +12 69 £42,500 +21.42% 7
North Yorkshire -9 65 £40,000 +6.66% 5
East Sussex +3 63 £45,000 +28.57%
Guildford +5 61 £50,000 +11.11% 3

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 10433 (100.00%) Java
2 5127 (49.14%) Spring
3 3566 (34.18%) SQL
4 3262 (31.27%) Hibernate
5 3131 (30.01%) J2EE
6 3089 (29.61%) JavaScript
7 2710 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
8 2649 (25.39%) HTML
9 2494 (23.90%) Finance
10 2403 (23.03%) TDD
11 2282 (21.87%) Degree
12 2280 (21.85%) XML
13 2277 (21.82%) Oracle
14 2153 (20.64%) Web Services
15 2110 (20.22%) Linux
16 2087 (20.00%) OO
17 1872 (17.94%) Software Engineering
18 1861 (17.84%) Maven
19 1823 (17.47%) CSS
20 1761 (16.88%) Scrum
21 1674 (16.05%) Tomcat
22 1561 (14.96%) Computer Science
23 1560 (14.95%) Multithreading
24 1430 (13.71%) JUnit
25 1395 (13.37%) JSP
26 1347 (12.91%) UNIX
27 1217 (11.66%) MySQL
28 1193 (11.43%) Banking
29 1186 (11.37%) MVC
30 1174 (11.25%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1674 (16.05%) Tomcat
2 749 (7.18%) Apache
3 521 (4.99%) WebSphere
4 496 (4.75%) WebLogic
5 221 (2.12%) Apache Solr
6 172 (1.65%) CMS
7 162 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 162 (1.55%) GlassFish
8 138 (1.32%) Jetty
9 137 (1.31%) Node.js
10 111 (1.06%) Alfresco
11 110 (1.05%) Confluence
12 79 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
12 79 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
13 67 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
14 65 (0.62%) Mule
15 64 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
16 60 (0.58%) MQSeries
17 52 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
18 46 (0.44%) GemFire
Applications
1 163 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.12%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.12%) MS Office
4 8 (0.077%) GIMP
5 6 (0.058%) ArcView
6 4 (0.038%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.029%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (0.46%) Magento
2 27 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 18 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.16%) RMDS
6 8 (0.077%) Summit
7 6 (0.058%) Tridion
8 5 (0.048%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.048%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.029%) Global One
9 3 (0.029%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.019%) Oracle 11i
10 2 (0.019%) TrackWise
10 2 (0.019%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.010%) Shopify
11 1 (0.010%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.010%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.010%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 154 (1.48%) SaaS
2 149 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 50 (0.48%) GitHub
5 46 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (0.25%) Google App Engine
7 22 (0.21%) Force.com
8 10 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (0.058%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.048%) PaaS
11 3 (0.029%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.019%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 408 (3.91%) HTTP
2 258 (2.47%) Internet
3 120 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 62 (0.59%) SNMP
5 46 (0.44%) LDAP
5 46 (0.44%) SAN
6 34 (0.33%) Intranet
7 32 (0.31%) SSH
8 29 (0.28%) Broadband
8 29 (0.28%) SSL
9 21 (0.20%) SMTP
10 13 (0.12%) AMQP
11 11 (0.11%) Multicast
11 11 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (0.096%) HTTPS
13 8 (0.077%) NGN
13 8 (0.077%) RTP
13 8 (0.077%) PuTTY
14 7 (0.067%) SMS
14 7 (0.067%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1217 (11.66%) MySQL
2 1053 (10.09%) Relational Database
3 938 (8.99%) SQL Server
4 788 (7.55%) Big Data
5 710 (6.81%) NoSQL
6 606 (5.81%) RDBMS
7 574 (5.50%) Hadoop
8 560 (5.37%) MongoDB
9 358 (3.43%) Oracle Database
10 290 (2.78%) DB2
11 255 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
12 234 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 120 (1.15%) KDB
14 113 (1.08%) Apache Hive
15 111 (1.06%) HBase
15 111 (1.06%) Redis
16 102 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
17 89 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
18 71 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
19 58 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1861 (17.84%) Maven
2 1430 (13.71%) JUnit
3 1158 (11.10%) Eclipse
4 1036 (9.93%) Subversion
5 787 (7.54%) Ant
6 724 (6.94%) Git (software)
7 654 (6.27%) Jenkins
8 470 (4.50%) Selenium
9 367 (3.52%) Hudson
10 333 (3.19%) JIRA
11 234 (2.24%) Mockito
12 217 (2.08%) Cucumber
13 115 (1.10%) NetBeans
14 101 (0.97%) Mercurial
15 97 (0.93%) TestNG
16 93 (0.89%) JMeter
17 82 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 70 (0.67%) Gradle
19 66 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
20 64 (0.61%) IntelliJ
General
1 2494 (23.90%) Finance
2 1193 (11.43%) Banking
3 826 (7.92%) Front Office
4 600 (5.75%) Investment Banking
5 418 (4.01%) Games
6 383 (3.67%) Retail
7 348 (3.34%) Telecoms
8 213 (2.04%) Marketing
9 194 (1.86%) Financial Institution
10 150 (1.44%) Publishing
11 142 (1.36%) Back Office
12 138 (1.32%) Advertising
13 85 (0.81%) Legal
14 82 (0.79%) Automotive
15 52 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 34 (0.33%) Law
17 33 (0.32%) Music Industry
18 30 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 28 (0.27%) Electronics
20 27 (0.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5127 (49.14%) Spring
2 3262 (31.27%) Hibernate
3 3131 (30.01%) J2EE
4 2649 (25.39%) HTML
5 2280 (21.85%) XML
6 2153 (20.64%) Web Services
7 1823 (17.47%) CSS
8 1395 (13.37%) JSP
9 1174 (11.25%) Java EE
10 1123 (10.76%) jQuery
11 882 (8.45%) SOAP
12 803 (7.70%) Servlets
13 796 (7.63%) Struts
14 791 (7.58%) JMS
15 765 (7.33%) REST
16 761 (7.29%) Spring MVC
17 685 (6.57%) Ajax
18 668 (6.40%) JSON
19 647 (6.20%) RESTful
20 630 (6.04%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1561 (14.96%) Computer Science
2 762 (7.30%) Open Source
3 670 (6.42%) Mathematics
4 536 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 428 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
6 362 (3.47%) Equities
7 344 (3.30%) Derivative
8 257 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 256 (2.45%) Fixed Income
10 246 (2.36%) Physics
11 176 (1.69%) Client/Server
12 164 (1.57%) Hedge funds
13 115 (1.10%) Grid Computing
14 106 (1.02%) Social Media
15 103 (0.99%) Market Risk
16 87 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
17 86 (0.82%) Digital Media
18 84 (0.81%) Visualisation
19 83 (0.80%) Statistics
20 78 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2110 (20.22%) Linux
2 1347 (12.91%) UNIX
3 427 (4.09%) Windows
4 317 (3.04%) Android
5 188 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 94 (0.90%) Solaris
7 51 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 50 (0.48%) AIX
9 29 (0.28%) CentOS
10 27 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 24 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 21 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 18 (0.17%) NetWare
14 16 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.12%) MVS
16 11 (0.11%) Debian
17 9 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.067%) LynxOS
19 7 (0.067%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2710 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 2403 (23.03%) TDD
3 2087 (20.00%) OO
4 1872 (17.94%) Software Engineering
5 1761 (16.88%) Scrum
6 1560 (14.95%) Multithreading
7 1186 (11.37%) MVC
8 1097 (10.51%) E-Commerce
9 971 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
10 857 (8.21%) Unit Testing
11 756 (7.25%) BDD
12 659 (6.32%) SOA
13 637 (6.11%) UML
14 619 (5.93%) Low Latency
15 566 (5.43%) Web Development
16 476 (4.56%) OOD
17 473 (4.53%) OOP
18 389 (3.73%) Pair Programming
19 306 (2.93%) Analytics
20 275 (2.64%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 10433 (100.00%) Java
2 3566 (34.18%) SQL
3 3089 (29.61%) JavaScript
4 826 (7.92%) C++
5 723 (6.93%) C#
6 598 (5.73%) Scala
7 543 (5.20%) Python
8 382 (3.66%) PL/SQL
9 336 (3.22%) PHP
10 321 (3.08%) C
11 313 (3.00%) Perl
12 295 (2.83%) Groovy
13 252 (2.42%) Shell Script
14 246 (2.36%) Ruby
15 162 (1.55%) Bash Shell
16 114 (1.09%) Clojure
17 110 (1.05%) XPath
18 85 (0.81%) R
19 66 (0.63%) VB
20 50 (0.48%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2282 (21.87%) Degree
2 231 (2.21%) PhD
3 198 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 121 (1.16%) Sun Certification
5 109 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 41 (0.39%) OCPJP
7 28 (0.27%) HND
8 26 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 17 (0.16%) HNC
10 15 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
10 15 (0.14%) CITP
10 15 (0.14%) MBCS
11 14 (0.13%) OCMJD
12 12 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
12 12 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
13 11 (0.11%) Postgraduate
14 7 (0.067%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.048%) OCP
16 4 (0.038%) PMI Certification
17 3 (0.029%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 432 (4.14%) QA
2 35 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.077%) SLA
3 8 (0.077%) DO-178B
4 6 (0.058%) HL7
4 6 (0.058%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.048%) EMIR
6 4 (0.038%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.038%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.038%) Basel III
7 1 (0.010%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.010%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (0.40%) HDFS
2 26 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.086%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.067%) Squid
6 5 (0.048%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.038%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.019%) Xen
9 1 (0.010%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 115 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 72 (0.69%) Puppet
3 13 (0.12%) MOM
4 11 (0.11%) YUM
5 9 (0.086%) StatsD
5 9 (0.086%) Kibana
5 9 (0.086%) logstash
5 9 (0.086%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.077%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.067%) Ansible
7 7 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.058%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.038%) Ambari
10 2 (0.019%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.019%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.010%) Oozie
11 1 (0.010%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.010%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.010%) Salt
11 1 (0.010%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2277 (21.82%) Oracle
2 1046 (10.03%) JBoss
3 301 (2.89%) Sybase
4 264 (2.53%) Google
5 226 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 197 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 186 (1.78%) IBM
8 185 (1.77%) hybris
9 121 (1.16%) ATG
10 120 (1.15%) Adobe
11 117 (1.12%) Sun
12 78 (0.75%) Demandware
13 71 (0.68%) Red Hat
14 60 (0.58%) SAP
15 49 (0.47%) 29West
16 46 (0.44%) Endeca
17 44 (0.42%) Atlassian
18 41 (0.39%) Facebook
18 41 (0.39%) Intershop
19 38 (0.36%) VMware
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
TRG
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
TRG
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + be-shares,health,pension+more
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + be - pens, health, training +
Posted: 18 hours ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + be-shares,health,pension+more
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Superb Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 24 days
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dow Jones International Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago