The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 54 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4740 5796 5286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.98% 5.29% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.17% 5.50% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4163 5057 4579
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +4.81%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 4467 £55,000 +10.00% 597
London 0 2456 £65,000 +8.33% 329
South East +2 689 £50,000 +11.11% 51
City of London +12 569 £62,500 - 96
East of England +5 342 £50,000 +11.11% 50
South West -6 317 £47,500 +5.55% 32
North West -6 264 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Manchester +4 201 £47,500 +11.76% 40
Berkshire +20 171 £50,000 - 6
Scotland -1 159 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Yorkshire -31 155 £42,500 -5.55% 41
Surrey +12 150 £50,000 - 9
Hertfordshire +14 149 £55,000 +10.00% 16
West Midlands -16 142 £42,500 -3.40% 16
Bristol -6 119 £45,000 - 11
Cambridgeshire -1 109 £45,000 - 25
West Yorkshire -35 107 £42,500 -5.55% 31
Glasgow -3 91 £47,500 +18.75% 14
Oxfordshire -3 86 £50,000 +17.64% 10
East Midlands -37 81 £40,000 +3.89% 17
Cambridge -3 79 £43,000 -4.44% 17
Leeds -45 79 £45,000 -5.26% 24
West Sussex -1 74 £50,000 +16.27% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 69 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Oxford +5 65 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Wales -14 63 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Milton Keynes +17 62 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Newbury +37 59 £50,000 +5.26%
Gloucestershire -7 58 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Somerset +5 57 £47,500 +5.55% 3

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 9451 (99.98%) Java
2 5255 (55.59%) Agile Software Development
3 4161 (44.02%) Spring
4 2816 (29.79%) JavaScript
5 2744 (29.03%) SQL
6 2682 (28.37%) TDD
7 2309 (24.43%) Finance
8 2169 (22.95%) Hibernate
9 2139 (22.63%) HTML
10 1955 (20.68%) Software Engineering
11 1882 (19.91%) Degree
12 1855 (19.62%) Web Services
13 1830 (19.36%) Scrum
14 1696 (17.94%) OO
15 1680 (17.77%) Oracle
16 1661 (17.57%) J2EE
17 1523 (16.11%) Maven
18 1497 (15.84%) CSS
19 1416 (14.98%) Linux
20 1391 (14.71%) NoSQL
21 1294 (13.69%) REST
22 1271 (13.45%) Computer Science
23 1263 (13.36%) Scala
24 1228 (12.99%) JUnit
25 1211 (12.81%) Multithreading
26 1205 (12.75%) Git (software)
27 1200 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
28 1194 (12.63%) XML
29 1081 (11.44%) Jenkins
30 1069 (11.31%) BDD

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 915 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 735 (7.78%) JBoss
3 430 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 427 (4.52%) Elasticsearch
5 421 (4.45%) Apache
6 399 (4.22%) Apache Spark
7 350 (3.70%) WebLogic
8 239 (2.53%) Apache Solr
9 190 (2.01%) Jetty
10 167 (1.77%) Mule
11 136 (1.44%) GlassFish
12 116 (1.23%) CMS
13 108 (1.14%) Mule ESB
14 105 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
15 84 (0.89%) Confluence
16 74 (0.78%) WildFly
17 66 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 63 (0.67%) nginx
19 52 (0.55%) Alfresco
19 52 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 39 (0.41%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.14%) MS Office
3 7 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.053%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.042%) HipChat
6 3 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.021%) InDesign
8 1 (0.011%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.011%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.011%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 76 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
3 23 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 14 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 10 (0.11%) Magento
5 10 (0.11%) Sentinel
6 8 (0.085%) BASE24
6 8 (0.085%) SAP hybris
7 6 (0.063%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.053%) Unit4 Business World
9 4 (0.042%) Oracle Cash Management
10 3 (0.032%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.021%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.021%) Global One
11 2 (0.021%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 1 (0.011%) Endur
12 1 (0.011%) OpenText MBPM
12 1 (0.011%) Oracle Applications
12 1 (0.011%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 745 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (1.95%) SaaS
3 169 (1.79%) GitHub
4 113 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 105 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 94 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 41 (0.43%) PaaS
9 36 (0.38%) IaaS
10 29 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 27 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
12 25 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
13 22 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
14 19 (0.20%) Google Analytics
15 15 (0.16%) Heroku
16 8 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
16 8 (0.085%) Google Play
16 8 (0.085%) iTunes
17 5 (0.053%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (0.053%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 201 (2.13%) HTTP
2 162 (1.71%) Internet
3 68 (0.72%) Multicast
4 44 (0.47%) LDAP
5 40 (0.42%) TCP/IP
6 23 (0.24%) DNS
7 21 (0.22%) SSL
8 20 (0.21%) SNMP
9 17 (0.18%) SSH
10 15 (0.16%) Wireshark
11 14 (0.15%) Intranet
12 13 (0.14%) ATM
12 13 (0.14%) FTP
12 13 (0.14%) Network Security
13 12 (0.13%) Extranet
14 11 (0.12%) VPN
15 10 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
16 9 (0.095%) Bluetooth
16 9 (0.095%) HTTPS
17 7 (0.074%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1391 (14.71%) NoSQL
2 1046 (11.07%) MySQL
3 921 (9.74%) MongoDB
4 864 (9.14%) Big Data
5 748 (7.91%) Relational Database
6 684 (7.24%) SQL Server
7 612 (6.47%) Hadoop
8 537 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 441 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
10 359 (3.80%) RDBMS
11 299 (3.16%) Oracle Database
12 149 (1.58%) Redis
13 143 (1.51%) Neo4j
14 134 (1.42%) DB2
15 108 (1.14%) Apache Hive
16 97 (1.03%) Hazelcast
17 92 (0.97%) HBase
18 82 (0.87%) Couchbase
19 76 (0.80%) Data Mining
20 71 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1523 (16.11%) Maven
2 1228 (12.99%) JUnit
3 1205 (12.75%) Git (software)
4 1081 (11.44%) Jenkins
5 652 (6.90%) Subversion
6 559 (5.91%) Gradle
7 547 (5.79%) Eclipse
8 466 (4.93%) JIRA
9 456 (4.82%) Ant
10 436 (4.61%) Mockito
11 405 (4.28%) Cucumber
12 368 (3.89%) Selenium
13 175 (1.85%) IntelliJ
14 162 (1.71%) TestNG
15 148 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 122 (1.29%) Hudson
17 120 (1.27%) EasyMock
18 113 (1.20%) TeamCity
19 99 (1.05%) JBehave
20 79 (0.84%) Vagrant
General
1 2309 (24.43%) Finance
2 1003 (10.61%) Banking
3 437 (4.62%) Games
4 393 (4.16%) Telecoms
5 383 (4.05%) Front Office
6 370 (3.91%) Retail
7 365 (3.86%) Investment Banking
8 235 (2.49%) Marketing
9 150 (1.59%) Advertising
10 145 (1.53%) Law
11 134 (1.42%) Publishing
12 120 (1.27%) Financial Institution
13 109 (1.15%) Automotive
14 101 (1.07%) Back Office
15 93 (0.98%) Manufacturing
16 80 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
17 79 (0.84%) Electronics
18 75 (0.79%) Aerospace
19 34 (0.36%) Legal
20 28 (0.30%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4161 (44.02%) Spring
2 2169 (22.95%) Hibernate
3 2139 (22.63%) HTML
4 1855 (19.62%) Web Services
5 1661 (17.57%) J2EE
6 1497 (15.84%) CSS
7 1294 (13.69%) REST
8 1194 (12.63%) XML
9 1052 (11.13%) RESTful
10 1039 (10.99%) AngularJS
11 939 (9.93%) Java EE
12 856 (9.06%) JMS
13 850 (8.99%) SOAP
14 798 (8.44%) HTML5
15 714 (7.55%) jQuery
16 636 (6.73%) JSON
17 627 (6.63%) JSP
18 577 (6.10%) Node.js
19 549 (5.81%) Spring MVC
20 485 (5.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1271 (13.45%) Computer Science
2 442 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 410 (4.34%) Mathematics
4 357 (3.78%) Algorithms
5 351 (3.71%) Fintech
5 351 (3.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 287 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
7 252 (2.67%) Equities
8 239 (2.53%) Derivative
9 238 (2.52%) User Experience
10 237 (2.51%) Data Structures
11 202 (2.14%) Mobile App
12 154 (1.63%) Fixed Income
13 151 (1.60%) Hedge funds
14 123 (1.30%) Artificial Intelligence
15 103 (1.09%) iPad
16 93 (0.98%) Online Games
17 73 (0.77%) Equity Derivative
18 69 (0.73%) Management Information System
19 61 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1416 (14.98%) Linux
2 661 (6.99%) Unix
3 382 (4.04%) Android
4 289 (3.06%) Windows
5 232 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 83 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 46 (0.49%) CentOS
8 37 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 29 (0.31%) Windows Server
11 15 (0.16%) Solaris
12 14 (0.15%) openSUSE
13 13 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (0.13%) Debian
15 9 (0.095%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.085%) CoreOS
17 7 (0.074%) AIX
17 7 (0.074%) VMS
18 5 (0.053%) Windows Phone
19 4 (0.042%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5255 (55.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2682 (28.37%) TDD
3 1955 (20.68%) Software Engineering
4 1830 (19.36%) Scrum
5 1696 (17.94%) OO
6 1211 (12.81%) Multithreading
7 1200 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1069 (11.31%) BDD
9 1025 (10.84%) MVC
10 866 (9.16%) Open Source
11 815 (8.62%) SDLC
12 726 (7.68%) Unit Testing
13 709 (7.50%) Microservices
14 697 (7.37%) E-Commerce
15 694 (7.34%) Mentoring
16 639 (6.76%) Web Development
17 633 (6.70%) OOP
18 563 (5.96%) SOA
19 535 (5.66%) Low Latency
20 516 (5.46%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9451 (99.98%) Java
2 2816 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 2744 (29.03%) SQL
4 1263 (13.36%) Scala
5 944 (9.99%) Python
6 685 (7.25%) C#
7 595 (6.29%) C++
8 469 (4.96%) Groovy
9 389 (4.12%) PL/SQL
10 380 (4.02%) Ruby
11 312 (3.30%) PHP
12 216 (2.28%) C
13 208 (2.20%) Perl
14 191 (2.02%) Bash Shell
15 169 (1.79%) Clojure
16 146 (1.54%) Shell Script
17 112 (1.18%) Go
18 65 (0.69%) Haskell
19 49 (0.52%) T-SQL
20 45 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1882 (19.91%) Degree
2 234 (2.48%) Security Cleared
3 144 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 117 (1.24%) PhD
5 77 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 54 (0.57%) Sun Certification
7 27 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 19 (0.20%) OCPJP
9 17 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.15%) ISEB
11 13 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.13%) HND
13 10 (0.11%) OCP
14 6 (0.063%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.063%) Brainbench
15 5 (0.053%) Postgraduate
16 4 (0.042%) Microsoft Certification
17 2 (0.021%) PMP
18 1 (0.011%) OCA
18 1 (0.011%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (3.54%) QA
2 35 (0.37%) SLA
3 27 (0.29%) PCI DSS
3 27 (0.29%) SDET
4 11 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 11 (0.12%) WCAG
5 7 (0.074%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.063%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.042%) HL7
8 3 (0.032%) ISO20022
8 3 (0.032%) MiFID
9 2 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.021%) ISO15022
9 2 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.011%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.011%) COBIT
10 1 (0.011%) GAAP
10 1 (0.011%) SEPA
System Software
1 430 (4.55%) Docker
2 76 (0.80%) HDFS
3 46 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 26 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.095%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.074%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.063%) KVM
8 6 (0.063%) LXC
8 6 (0.063%) Snort
9 5 (0.053%) Btrfs
9 5 (0.053%) NFS
10 4 (0.042%) Postfix
10 4 (0.042%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.042%) vSphere
11 3 (0.032%) Corosync
11 3 (0.032%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.032%) Shibboleth
11 3 (0.032%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 217 (2.30%) Puppet
2 160 (1.69%) Ansible
3 122 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
4 75 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 52 (0.55%) Salt
6 38 (0.40%) Control-M
7 34 (0.36%) Mesos
8 32 (0.34%) Packer
9 30 (0.32%) logstash
10 29 (0.31%) Kibana
11 28 (0.30%) Terraform
12 25 (0.26%) Grafana
13 21 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
14 15 (0.16%) Graphite
15 14 (0.15%) Uchiwa
16 13 (0.14%) yum
17 11 (0.12%) Nagios
18 9 (0.095%) Capistrano
18 9 (0.095%) WebSphere Cast Iron
19 7 (0.074%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1680 (17.77%) Oracle
2 245 (2.59%) Sybase
3 205 (2.17%) TIBCO
4 186 (1.97%) Google
5 153 (1.62%) IBM
6 117 (1.24%) Microsoft
7 115 (1.22%) SAP
8 101 (1.07%) Adobe
9 100 (1.06%) MuleSoft
10 87 (0.92%) hybris
11 80 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 58 (0.61%) Sun
13 55 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 49 (0.52%) Facebook
15 41 (0.43%) Twitter
16 39 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
17 38 (0.40%) Apple
18 37 (0.39%) Murex
19 34 (0.36%) Talend
20 33 (0.35%) ATG
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Fuse
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Remote Working
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £10000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
Somerset
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday