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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
UK
Rank 47 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4387 5193 4859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.29% 5.20% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.48% 5.39% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3832 4634 4276
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £34,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
80036 96313 101493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.47% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 66452 80820 84362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -3 4097 £55,000 +10.00% 658
London -2 2152 £65,000 +13.04% 328
South East -4 601 £50,000 +6.38% 96
City of London -5 400 £70,000 +16.66% 88
East of England +9 360 £47,500 +18.75% 38
South West +16 346 £50,000 +25.00% 44
North West +12 255 £47,500 +5.55% 47
Manchester +18 182 £50,000 - 32
Scotland +5 164 £46,000 +2.22% 24
Cambridgeshire +23 149 £45,000 +8.43% 14
Yorkshire -37 148 £48,250 +7.22% 50
Berkshire +69 143 £50,000 -1.96% 28
Bristol -5 138 £48,250 +22.15% 18
West Midlands -27 106 £40,500 -10.00% 23
Cambridge +19 104 £40,000 -4.19% 11
Hertfordshire +11 96 £57,500 +21.05% 17
Glasgow +6 92 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Surrey +24 90 £57,500 +15.00% 10
West Yorkshire -47 88 £50,000 +11.11% 40
East Midlands -13 86 £50,000 +25.00% 19
Hampshire +1 85 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Oxfordshire -4 80 £47,500 -15.17% 19
Leeds -47 77 £50,000 +11.11% 34
Buckinghamshire -14 74 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Essex +4 68 £52,500 +27.27% 4
Gloucestershire +8 67 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Reading +68 66 £52,500 -4.54% 8
Dorset +61 65 £70,000 +55.55% 6
Wales +19 65 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Edinburgh -3 64 £42,500 -2.85% 19

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 8968 (100.00%) Java
2 5055 (56.37%) Agile Software Development
3 3912 (43.62%) Spring
4 2800 (31.22%) SQL
5 2752 (30.69%) JavaScript
6 2467 (27.51%) TDD
7 2303 (25.68%) Finance
8 2065 (23.03%) Hibernate
9 2028 (22.61%) HTML
10 1668 (18.60%) J2EE
11 1664 (18.55%) Software Engineering
12 1611 (17.96%) Scrum
13 1569 (17.50%) Web Services
14 1562 (17.42%) Degree
15 1542 (17.19%) OO
16 1504 (16.77%) CSS
17 1448 (16.15%) NoSQL
18 1405 (15.67%) Linux
19 1386 (15.45%) Maven
20 1383 (15.42%) REST
21 1265 (14.11%) Oracle
22 1188 (13.25%) Banking
23 1165 (12.99%) Computer Science
24 1164 (12.98%) AngularJS
25 1156 (12.89%) Scala
26 1146 (12.78%) XML
27 1097 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
28 1089 (12.14%) Git (software)
29 1072 (11.95%) Multithreading
30 1061 (11.83%) Python

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
1 932 (10.39%) Tomcat
2 704 (7.85%) JBoss
3 439 (4.90%) WebSphere
4 402 (4.48%) Apache
5 379 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
6 336 (3.75%) WebLogic
7 331 (3.69%) Apache Spark
8 239 (2.67%) Jetty
9 205 (2.29%) Apache Solr
10 157 (1.75%) Mule
11 149 (1.66%) CMS
12 138 (1.54%) GlassFish
13 110 (1.23%) Mule ESB
14 97 (1.08%) Confluence
15 93 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
16 91 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 79 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 45 (0.50%) Alfresco
19 42 (0.47%) OpenStack
20 41 (0.46%) WildFly
Applications
1 30 (0.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.078%) MS Office
3 5 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.033%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.011%) InDesign
5 1 (0.011%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.011%) Weka
Business Applications
1 93 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 41 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
3 23 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 19 (0.21%) Magento
5 9 (0.10%) Sentinel
6 5 (0.056%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.033%) SAP hybris
9 2 (0.022%) BASE24
9 2 (0.022%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.022%) Postilion
9 2 (0.022%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.011%) MetaTrader
10 1 (0.011%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.011%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.011%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.011%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 771 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
2 213 (2.38%) SaaS
3 154 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 151 (1.68%) GitHub
5 108 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 77 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
7 65 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 24 (0.27%) Google App Engine
10 20 (0.22%) IaaS
10 20 (0.22%) PaaS
11 18 (0.20%) Heroku
12 17 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
13 15 (0.17%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
15 11 (0.12%) Google Play
16 6 (0.067%) Amazon SQS
17 5 (0.056%) Amazon EMR
17 5 (0.056%) OpenShift
18 4 (0.045%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 198 (2.21%) HTTP
2 175 (1.95%) Internet
3 45 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 34 (0.38%) FTP
5 29 (0.32%) SSL
6 23 (0.26%) DNS
7 22 (0.25%) Multicast
8 19 (0.21%) Intranet
9 17 (0.19%) Network Security
9 17 (0.19%) SNMP
9 17 (0.19%) Wireshark
10 16 (0.18%) LDAP
11 10 (0.11%) Skype
12 8 (0.089%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.067%) SSH
14 5 (0.056%) Extranet
15 4 (0.045%) ATM
15 4 (0.045%) Firewall
15 4 (0.045%) SMTP
15 4 (0.045%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1448 (16.15%) NoSQL
2 838 (9.34%) MongoDB
3 829 (9.24%) MySQL
4 735 (8.20%) Big Data
5 716 (7.98%) Relational Database
6 600 (6.69%) SQL Server
7 575 (6.41%) Hadoop
8 478 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 372 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
10 331 (3.69%) RDBMS
11 247 (2.75%) Oracle Database
12 185 (2.06%) Redis
13 167 (1.86%) Neo4j
14 135 (1.51%) DB2
15 119 (1.33%) HBase
16 99 (1.10%) Couchbase
17 96 (1.07%) Apache Hive
18 95 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 94 (1.05%) Hazelcast
20 76 (0.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1386 (15.45%) Maven
2 1089 (12.14%) Git (software)
3 1025 (11.43%) JUnit
4 939 (10.47%) Jenkins
5 527 (5.88%) Subversion
6 439 (4.90%) Gradle
7 399 (4.45%) Eclipse
8 380 (4.24%) JIRA
9 376 (4.19%) Ant
10 334 (3.72%) Selenium
11 300 (3.35%) Mockito
12 287 (3.20%) Cucumber
13 187 (2.09%) IntelliJ
14 116 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 111 (1.24%) TestNG
16 76 (0.85%) Mercurial
17 75 (0.84%) TeamCity
18 67 (0.75%) NetBeans
19 63 (0.70%) JBehave
20 60 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 2303 (25.68%) Finance
2 1188 (13.25%) Banking
3 428 (4.77%) Telecoms
4 416 (4.64%) Front Office
5 367 (4.09%) Investment Banking
6 365 (4.07%) Games
7 346 (3.86%) Retail
8 244 (2.72%) Marketing
9 207 (2.31%) Advertising
10 120 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 108 (1.20%) Publishing
12 101 (1.13%) Electronics
13 93 (1.04%) Back Office
14 92 (1.03%) Financial Institution
15 65 (0.72%) Law
16 41 (0.46%) Automotive
17 40 (0.45%) Legal
18 33 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 32 (0.36%) Online Betting
20 24 (0.27%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3912 (43.62%) Spring
2 2065 (23.03%) Hibernate
3 2028 (22.61%) HTML
4 1668 (18.60%) J2EE
5 1569 (17.50%) Web Services
6 1504 (16.77%) CSS
7 1383 (15.42%) REST
8 1164 (12.98%) AngularJS
9 1146 (12.78%) XML
10 922 (10.28%) RESTful
11 867 (9.67%) SOAP
12 751 (8.37%) JMS
13 726 (8.10%) Java EE
14 682 (7.60%) HTML5
15 665 (7.42%) jQuery
16 605 (6.75%) Node.js
17 576 (6.42%) JSP
18 531 (5.92%) JSON
19 509 (5.68%) Spring MVC
20 473 (5.27%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1165 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 420 (4.68%) Algorithms
3 396 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 392 (4.37%) Fintech
5 377 (4.20%) Mathematics
6 357 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
7 313 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
8 261 (2.91%) Derivative
9 249 (2.78%) Data Structures
10 236 (2.63%) Equities
11 183 (2.04%) User Experience
12 182 (2.03%) Mobile App
13 149 (1.66%) Fixed Income
14 120 (1.34%) Client/Server
15 98 (1.09%) Hedge funds
16 89 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
16 89 (0.99%) iPad
17 73 (0.81%) Visualisation
18 72 (0.80%) Online Games
19 58 (0.65%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1405 (15.67%) Linux
2 676 (7.54%) Unix
3 277 (3.09%) Android
4 245 (2.73%) Windows
5 175 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 39 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 32 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 32 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.30%) CentOS
9 24 (0.27%) Windows Server
10 18 (0.20%) Windows 7
11 17 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.12%) Solaris
13 8 (0.089%) HPUX
14 6 (0.067%) Debian
14 6 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.045%) VMS
17 3 (0.033%) AIX
18 2 (0.022%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5055 (56.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2467 (27.51%) TDD
3 1664 (18.55%) Software Engineering
4 1611 (17.96%) Scrum
5 1542 (17.19%) OO
6 1097 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1072 (11.95%) Multithreading
8 981 (10.94%) BDD
9 964 (10.75%) MVC
10 873 (9.73%) SDLC
11 814 (9.08%) Microservices
12 712 (7.94%) E-Commerce
13 640 (7.14%) Web Development
14 605 (6.75%) Open Source
15 594 (6.62%) Mentoring
16 588 (6.56%) Unit Testing
17 586 (6.53%) OOP
18 567 (6.32%) SOA
19 565 (6.30%) Low Latency
20 500 (5.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8968 (100.00%) Java
2 2800 (31.22%) SQL
3 2752 (30.69%) JavaScript
4 1156 (12.89%) Scala
5 1061 (11.83%) Python
6 732 (8.16%) C#
7 526 (5.87%) C++
8 370 (4.13%) Groovy
9 307 (3.42%) PL/SQL
10 297 (3.31%) Ruby
11 283 (3.16%) PHP
12 194 (2.16%) Perl
13 192 (2.14%) Bash Shell
14 170 (1.90%) Go
15 163 (1.82%) C
16 154 (1.72%) Shell Script
17 150 (1.67%) Clojure
18 75 (0.84%) Haskell
19 60 (0.67%) ES6
19 60 (0.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1562 (17.42%) Degree
2 211 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 106 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 76 (0.85%) PhD
5 73 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 27 (0.30%) Sun Certification
7 21 (0.23%) HND
8 11 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.10%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.078%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.078%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.045%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.033%) ISEB
12 3 (0.033%) OCP
12 3 (0.033%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.022%) OCMJD
14 1 (0.011%) CEH
14 1 (0.011%) CISA
14 1 (0.011%) CISM
14 1 (0.011%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (3.61%) QA
2 24 (0.27%) SDET
3 23 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.16%) MiFID
5 14 (0.16%) SLA
6 8 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (0.078%) EMIR
8 4 (0.045%) GAAP
8 4 (0.045%) GDPR
8 4 (0.045%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.045%) WCAG
9 3 (0.033%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.033%) HL7
10 2 (0.022%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.022%) FATCA
10 2 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 7816
10 2 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.011%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.011%) ISO20022
System Software
1 399 (4.45%) Docker
2 61 (0.68%) HDFS
3 60 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 28 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
7 13 (0.14%) vSphere
8 10 (0.11%) Active Directory
8 10 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.11%) Varnish
9 7 (0.078%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.078%) LXC
10 4 (0.045%) Firmware
10 4 (0.045%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 3 (0.033%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.022%) Xen
13 1 (0.011%) Postfix
13 1 (0.011%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 189 (2.11%) Puppet
2 154 (1.72%) Ansible
3 129 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 77 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 53 (0.59%) Kibana
6 51 (0.57%) logstash
7 44 (0.49%) Salt
8 33 (0.37%) Control-M
9 28 (0.31%) Mesos
10 21 (0.23%) Grafana
11 17 (0.19%) Packer
12 13 (0.14%) Terraform
13 11 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (0.089%) Capistrano
14 8 (0.089%) HAProxy
15 6 (0.067%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.067%) WebSphere Cast Iron
15 6 (0.067%) yum
16 5 (0.056%) Apache Shiro
16 5 (0.056%) Marathon
Vendors
1 1265 (14.11%) Oracle
2 218 (2.43%) TIBCO
3 215 (2.40%) Sybase
4 204 (2.27%) Google
5 124 (1.38%) SAP
6 112 (1.25%) IBM
7 104 (1.16%) Adobe
8 103 (1.15%) Microsoft
9 89 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 84 (0.94%) hybris
11 69 (0.77%) MuleSoft
12 64 (0.71%) Solace
13 54 (0.60%) Apple
14 52 (0.58%) Talend
15 46 (0.51%) VMware
16 42 (0.47%) ATG
17 34 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
18 33 (0.37%) ION Trading
19 31 (0.35%) Atlassian
19 31 (0.35%) Murex
Bolton, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Negotiable rates
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum 10% annual bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum Up to £40k +bonuses+excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £60k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday