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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 67 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4370 5203 4577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.95% 4.41% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 4.66% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3858 4553 4028
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +4.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -8 4093 £50,000 - 616
London +5 2227 £60,000 +4.34% 307
South East -7 692 £47,500 +5.55% 75
City of London -7 545 £60,000 - 100
East of England +17 325 £45,000 +5.88% 60
South West -24 272 £42,500 - 45
North West -18 195 £42,500 +6.25% 66
Scotland -9 184 £42,500 -10.52% 32
Surrey -19 173 £49,500 +4.76% 13
Yorkshire -53 153 £40,000 - 30
Berkshire +9 146 £55,000 +22.22% 23
West Midlands +19 144 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Bristol -4 132 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Cambridgeshire +16 113 £47,500 +11.76% 30
Manchester -34 99 £44,250 +4.11% 30
Cambridge +27 97 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Hertfordshire +4 97 £47,000 +4.44% 9
West Yorkshire -51 90 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Oxfordshire +37 82 £40,000 -16.66% 13
Hampshire -14 81 £41,500 -7.77% 12
Edinburgh -4 79 £41,250 -5.71% 11
Birmingham +36 72 £43,500 -3.33% 7
Essex +14 72 £39,750 -6.47% 12
Glasgow -15 72 £45,000 -18.18% 16
Buckinghamshire -22 72 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leeds -55 71 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Reading +29 68 £55,000 +25.00% 10
East Midlands -10 65 £35,000 - 4
Milton Keynes -15 65 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +29 62 £42,500 - 24

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8832 (99.99%) Java
2 4720 (53.44%) Spring
3 4499 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
4 2880 (32.61%) SQL
5 2818 (31.90%) Hibernate
6 2801 (31.71%) JavaScript
7 2572 (29.12%) TDD
8 2544 (28.80%) J2EE
9 2261 (25.60%) HTML
10 2056 (23.28%) Web Services
11 2001 (22.65%) Finance
12 1914 (21.67%) Oracle
13 1749 (19.80%) XML
14 1714 (19.40%) CSS
15 1704 (19.29%) Degree
16 1688 (19.11%) Linux
17 1497 (16.95%) Scrum
18 1490 (16.87%) OO
19 1479 (16.74%) Maven
20 1443 (16.34%) Software Engineering
21 1375 (15.57%) Tomcat
22 1293 (14.64%) Multithreading
23 1268 (14.36%) JUnit
24 1205 (13.64%) MVC
25 1197 (13.55%) MySQL
26 1082 (12.25%) Git (software)
27 1075 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
28 1055 (11.94%) jQuery
29 1035 (11.72%) UNIX
30 1016 (11.50%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1375 (15.57%) Tomcat
2 820 (9.28%) JBoss
3 678 (7.68%) Apache
4 435 (4.92%) WebSphere
5 382 (4.32%) WebLogic
6 322 (3.65%) Apache Solr
7 228 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
8 224 (2.54%) Node.js
9 155 (1.75%) CMS
10 120 (1.36%) GlassFish
11 108 (1.22%) Jetty
12 103 (1.17%) Apache Spark
13 97 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 93 (1.05%) Mule
15 85 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
16 83 (0.94%) Confluence
17 80 (0.91%) MQSeries
18 60 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
19 55 (0.62%) Mule ESB
20 47 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 78 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.15%) Mathematica
2 13 (0.15%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.034%) MS Office
3 3 (0.034%) Mingle
3 3 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 40 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (0.091%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (0.091%) TIBCO iProcess
4 7 (0.079%) Magento
5 6 (0.068%) RMDS
5 6 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.057%) Summit
7 4 (0.045%) Staffware
7 4 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.034%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.034%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.034%) BusinessWare
8 3 (0.034%) Endur
8 3 (0.034%) assyst
9 2 (0.023%) Loan IQ
9 2 (0.023%) Bond Adapt
9 2 (0.023%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.023%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 455 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (2.37%) SaaS
3 80 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
4 50 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 37 (0.42%) GitHub
6 33 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 32 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 27 (0.31%) PaaS
9 20 (0.23%) IaaS
10 12 (0.14%) Force.com
11 9 (0.10%) OpenShift
11 9 (0.10%) Google App Engine
11 9 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
12 8 (0.091%) Sumo Logic
13 6 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.068%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.068%) Heroku
14 5 (0.057%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.057%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.023%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 319 (3.61%) HTTP
2 237 (2.68%) Internet
3 79 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 52 (0.59%) Broadband
4 52 (0.59%) AMQP
5 49 (0.55%) LDAP
6 23 (0.26%) Multicast
7 22 (0.25%) SSL
8 21 (0.24%) ATM
9 18 (0.20%) DNS
10 14 (0.16%) SAN
11 12 (0.14%) FTP
11 12 (0.14%) SNMP
11 12 (0.14%) Intranet
12 10 (0.11%) Firewall
12 10 (0.11%) Wireless
13 8 (0.091%) Network Security
14 7 (0.079%) RFID
14 7 (0.079%) INAP
14 7 (0.079%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1197 (13.55%) MySQL
2 848 (9.60%) SQL Server
3 836 (9.46%) NoSQL
4 793 (8.98%) Relational Database
5 609 (6.89%) Big Data
6 603 (6.83%) MongoDB
7 415 (4.70%) Hadoop
8 400 (4.53%) RDBMS
9 358 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
10 309 (3.50%) Oracle Database
11 293 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
12 144 (1.63%) DB2
13 95 (1.08%) Redis
14 88 (1.00%) Apache Hive
15 86 (0.97%) HBase
16 67 (0.76%) Couchbase
16 67 (0.76%) Hazelcast
17 62 (0.70%) MarkLogic
18 56 (0.63%) Neo4j
19 44 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1479 (16.74%) Maven
2 1268 (14.36%) JUnit
3 1082 (12.25%) Git (software)
4 953 (10.79%) Eclipse
5 824 (9.33%) Subversion
6 644 (7.29%) Jenkins
7 528 (5.98%) Ant
8 363 (4.11%) JIRA
9 356 (4.03%) Selenium
10 290 (3.28%) Mockito
11 235 (2.66%) Cucumber
12 138 (1.56%) Gradle
13 131 (1.48%) IntelliJ
14 123 (1.39%) TestNG
15 120 (1.36%) jMock
16 114 (1.29%) Hudson
17 85 (0.96%) JBehave
18 82 (0.93%) WebDriver
19 80 (0.91%) NetBeans
20 76 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2001 (22.65%) Finance
2 779 (8.82%) Banking
3 513 (5.81%) Front Office
4 417 (4.72%) Telecoms
5 407 (4.61%) Retail
6 340 (3.85%) Games
7 306 (3.46%) Investment Banking
8 165 (1.87%) Marketing
9 133 (1.51%) Back Office
10 125 (1.42%) Advertising
11 111 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 91 (1.03%) Law
13 86 (0.97%) Publishing
14 65 (0.74%) Online Betting
14 65 (0.74%) Manufacturing
15 60 (0.68%) Legal
15 60 (0.68%) Automotive
16 47 (0.53%) Electronics
17 37 (0.42%) Multimedia
18 31 (0.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4720 (53.44%) Spring
2 2818 (31.90%) Hibernate
3 2544 (28.80%) J2EE
4 2261 (25.60%) HTML
5 2056 (23.28%) Web Services
6 1749 (19.80%) XML
7 1714 (19.40%) CSS
8 1055 (11.94%) jQuery
9 1016 (11.50%) Java EE
10 1007 (11.40%) REST
11 925 (10.47%) JSP
12 913 (10.34%) SOAP
13 810 (9.17%) RESTful
14 764 (8.65%) Spring MVC
15 708 (8.02%) Struts
16 697 (7.89%) JSON
17 662 (7.49%) JMS
18 588 (6.66%) HTML5
19 579 (6.55%) Servlets
20 548 (6.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 999 (11.31%) Computer Science
2 664 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
3 312 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 289 (3.27%) Equities
5 269 (3.05%) Mathematics
5 269 (3.05%) Derivative
6 250 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 207 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 204 (2.31%) Data Structures
9 187 (2.12%) Client/Server
10 179 (2.03%) Fixed Income
11 156 (1.77%) Mobile App
12 112 (1.27%) User Experience
13 91 (1.03%) Grid Computing
14 86 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
15 85 (0.96%) N-Tier
16 80 (0.91%) Online Games
17 79 (0.89%) Physics
18 66 (0.75%) Hedge funds
19 52 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1688 (19.11%) Linux
2 1035 (11.72%) UNIX
3 450 (5.09%) Windows
4 278 (3.15%) Android
5 204 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 105 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 43 (0.49%) Solaris
8 32 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
9 30 (0.34%) CentOS
10 26 (0.29%) AIX
11 23 (0.26%) Ubuntu
12 21 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 19 (0.22%) Debian
14 18 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.15%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.12%) CoreOS
17 10 (0.11%) openSUSE
18 9 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
19 8 (0.091%) Windows Phone
19 8 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4499 (50.93%) Agile Software Development
2 2572 (29.12%) TDD
3 1497 (16.95%) Scrum
4 1490 (16.87%) OO
5 1443 (16.34%) Software Engineering
6 1293 (14.64%) Multithreading
7 1205 (13.64%) MVC
8 1075 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
9 972 (11.00%) E-Commerce
10 834 (9.44%) SDLC
11 716 (8.11%) BDD
12 705 (7.98%) Unit Testing
13 642 (7.27%) Open Source
14 461 (5.22%) Web Development
15 446 (5.05%) Low Latency
15 446 (5.05%) Mentoring
16 424 (4.80%) SOA
17 409 (4.63%) UML
18 389 (4.40%) OOD
19 376 (4.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8832 (99.99%) Java
2 2880 (32.61%) SQL
3 2801 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 745 (8.43%) Scala
5 511 (5.79%) Python
6 458 (5.19%) C++
7 444 (5.03%) PL/SQL
8 373 (4.22%) C#
9 359 (4.06%) Groovy
10 283 (3.20%) PHP
11 276 (3.12%) Ruby
12 221 (2.50%) Perl
13 167 (1.89%) C
14 149 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 116 (1.31%) Shell Script
16 95 (1.08%) XPath
17 89 (1.01%) XQuery
18 86 (0.97%) Clojure
19 73 (0.83%) T-SQL
20 61 (0.69%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 1704 (19.29%) Degree
2 134 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 119 (1.35%) Sun Certification
4 74 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 69 (0.78%) PhD
6 36 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
7 29 (0.33%) OCPJP
7 29 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.20%) PMI Certification
9 15 (0.17%) Postgraduate
10 13 (0.15%) OCP
11 9 (0.10%) ISEB
11 9 (0.10%) OCMJD
11 9 (0.10%) OCPJWCD
12 7 (0.079%) Brainbench
13 6 (0.068%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.034%) MCP
14 3 (0.034%) MCPD
15 2 (0.023%) OCMJEA
15 2 (0.023%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (3.31%) QA
2 17 (0.19%) ISO 9001
2 17 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
3 16 (0.18%) SLA
4 14 (0.16%) EMIR
5 7 (0.079%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.079%) MiFID
6 6 (0.068%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.057%) DICOM
7 5 (0.057%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.034%) HL7
9 2 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 71 (0.80%) Docker
2 37 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.22%) HDFS
4 13 (0.15%) VirtualBox
5 11 (0.12%) Firmware
6 9 (0.10%) Active Directory
7 7 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 6 (0.068%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.068%) Varnish
9 3 (0.034%) Platform Symphony
9 3 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.034%) Squid
10 2 (0.023%) vSphere
10 2 (0.023%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.011%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 146 (1.65%) Puppet
2 99 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (0.43%) Ansible
4 32 (0.36%) Nagios
5 29 (0.33%) Vagrant
6 24 (0.27%) Salt
7 23 (0.26%) logstash
8 21 (0.24%) StatsD
8 21 (0.24%) Kibana
9 10 (0.11%) Mesos
9 10 (0.11%) Oozie
9 10 (0.11%) Kubernetes
10 8 (0.091%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.091%) Capistrano
11 6 (0.068%) Graphite
12 4 (0.045%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.034%) Apache Shiro
14 2 (0.023%) Nessus
15 1 (0.011%) MOM
15 1 (0.011%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1914 (21.67%) Oracle
2 209 (2.37%) IBM
3 194 (2.20%) hybris
4 183 (2.07%) Sybase
5 159 (1.80%) TIBCO
6 133 (1.51%) Microsoft
7 121 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 111 (1.26%) Google
9 99 (1.12%) Adobe
10 80 (0.91%) Sun
11 71 (0.80%) SAP
12 70 (0.79%) ATG
12 70 (0.79%) Endeca
13 59 (0.67%) Demandware
14 52 (0.59%) Atlassian
15 44 (0.50%) Terracotta
16 43 (0.49%) VMware
17 37 (0.42%) New Relic
18 36 (0.41%) Intershop
18 36 (0.41%) Splunk
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £26000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + be - bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens- equity, pension + more
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + be - bonus, share options, pens
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + be - outstanding bonus, pens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 4 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Health Insurance, Death-in-
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30+ days holiday, pension
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Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday