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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 51 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4669 5890 5270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.13% 5.44% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 5.63% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4069 5145 4644
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 £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 4345 £57,500 +15.00% 679
London -1 2350 £65,000 +8.33% 351
South East -5 637 £50,000 +11.11% 82
City of London +3 512 £67,500 +12.50% 78
East of England +2 386 £50,000 +25.00% 54
South West +9 311 £50,000 +11.11% 56
North West +8 271 £47,500 +11.76% 52
Manchester +11 197 £47,500 +11.76% 35
Scotland +17 184 £46,000 +2.22% 32
West Midlands -27 144 £46,250 +5.11% 20
Yorkshire -47 140 £50,000 +13.63% 48
Cambridgeshire +7 139 £45,000 +16.88% 23
Hertfordshire +9 132 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Bristol +3 126 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Berkshire +16 118 £50,000 -3.84% 14
Glasgow +5 107 £48,500 +14.11% 16
Hampshire -7 103 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Cambridge +8 99 £40,000 - 17
Surrey +3 93 £54,125 +13.94% 21
Oxfordshire +8 90 £48,750 -15.94% 14
West Yorkshire -60 88 £50,000 +11.11% 33
Buckinghamshire -20 83 £47,500 +6.74% 10
East Midlands -51 80 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Wales -1 76 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Leeds -59 74 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Oxford +24 67 £50,000 -1.96% 6
South Wales -8 67 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Edinburgh +10 66 £43,000 -4.44% 15
Gloucestershire +3 66 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Birmingham -20 66 £50,000 +13.63% 8

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 9481 (99.98%) Java
2 5229 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4098 (43.21%) Spring
4 2865 (30.21%) SQL
5 2840 (29.95%) JavaScript
6 2609 (27.51%) TDD
7 2350 (24.78%) Finance
8 2152 (22.69%) Hibernate
9 2102 (22.17%) HTML
10 1846 (19.47%) Software Engineering
11 1759 (18.55%) J2EE
12 1719 (18.13%) Web Services
13 1708 (18.01%) Degree
14 1705 (17.98%) Scrum
15 1616 (17.04%) OO
16 1511 (15.93%) CSS
17 1485 (15.66%) NoSQL
18 1474 (15.54%) Oracle
19 1454 (15.33%) Linux
20 1445 (15.24%) Maven
21 1384 (14.59%) REST
22 1284 (13.54%) Scala
23 1248 (13.16%) Computer Science
24 1192 (12.57%) AngularJS
25 1187 (12.52%) Banking
26 1165 (12.29%) XML
27 1149 (12.12%) Git (software)
28 1140 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
29 1128 (11.89%) Multithreading
30 1078 (11.37%) JUnit

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
1 926 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 739 (7.79%) JBoss
3 472 (4.98%) WebSphere
4 425 (4.48%) Apache
5 416 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
6 387 (4.08%) WebLogic
7 350 (3.69%) Apache Spark
8 232 (2.45%) Jetty
9 221 (2.33%) Apache Solr
10 167 (1.76%) Mule
11 140 (1.48%) GlassFish
12 132 (1.39%) CMS
13 115 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 113 (1.19%) Mule ESB
15 101 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
16 96 (1.01%) Confluence
17 83 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 51 (0.54%) Alfresco
19 50 (0.53%) OpenStack
19 50 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (0.24%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.11%) MS Office
3 7 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.032%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.021%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 79 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 41 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 18 (0.19%) Magento
3 18 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (0.11%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.063%) Postilion
7 5 (0.053%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.053%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.032%) BASE24
9 3 (0.032%) SAP hybris
9 3 (0.032%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.021%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.011%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.011%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.011%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.011%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.011%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 787 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (2.15%) SaaS
3 157 (1.66%) GitHub
4 129 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 97 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 76 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 72 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.24%) IaaS
9 23 (0.24%) PaaS
10 22 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
11 21 (0.22%) Heroku
12 19 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (0.20%) Google App Engine
13 17 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (0.095%) Amazon EMR
14 9 (0.095%) Google Play
15 8 (0.084%) Google Analytics
16 7 (0.074%) iTunes
17 5 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 200 (2.11%) HTTP
2 195 (2.06%) Internet
3 47 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 43 (0.45%) Multicast
5 28 (0.30%) DNS
6 25 (0.26%) FTP
7 23 (0.24%) SSL
8 22 (0.23%) LDAP
9 21 (0.22%) Wireshark
10 20 (0.21%) Network Security
11 19 (0.20%) Intranet
12 15 (0.16%) SNMP
13 11 (0.12%) HTTPS
13 11 (0.12%) SSH
14 9 (0.095%) Extranet
15 8 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (0.074%) Skype
17 5 (0.053%) Wireless
18 4 (0.042%) AMQP
18 4 (0.042%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1485 (15.66%) NoSQL
2 950 (10.02%) MySQL
3 890 (9.39%) MongoDB
4 807 (8.51%) Big Data
5 721 (7.60%) Relational Database
6 633 (6.68%) SQL Server
7 611 (6.44%) Hadoop
8 529 (5.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 405 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
10 337 (3.55%) RDBMS
11 253 (2.67%) Oracle Database
12 183 (1.93%) Redis
13 167 (1.76%) Neo4j
14 114 (1.20%) DB2
15 109 (1.15%) HBase
16 104 (1.10%) Hazelcast
17 99 (1.04%) Couchbase
18 90 (0.95%) Apache Hive
19 79 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 62 (0.65%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1445 (15.24%) Maven
2 1149 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 1078 (11.37%) JUnit
4 1015 (10.70%) Jenkins
5 598 (6.31%) Subversion
6 490 (5.17%) Gradle
7 469 (4.95%) Eclipse
8 403 (4.25%) Ant
9 398 (4.20%) JIRA
10 371 (3.91%) Mockito
11 350 (3.69%) Selenium
12 348 (3.67%) Cucumber
13 183 (1.93%) IntelliJ
14 140 (1.48%) TestNG
15 139 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 90 (0.95%) TeamCity
17 79 (0.83%) EasyMock
18 78 (0.82%) Vagrant
19 68 (0.72%) Mercurial
20 65 (0.69%) NetBeans
General
1 2350 (24.78%) Finance
2 1187 (12.52%) Banking
3 434 (4.58%) Front Office
4 427 (4.50%) Games
5 425 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 392 (4.13%) Investment Banking
7 349 (3.68%) Retail
8 233 (2.46%) Marketing
9 199 (2.10%) Advertising
10 120 (1.27%) Publishing
11 112 (1.18%) Back Office
11 112 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 106 (1.12%) Manufacturing
13 92 (0.97%) Law
14 89 (0.94%) Electronics
15 66 (0.70%) Automotive
16 47 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 46 (0.49%) Aerospace
18 37 (0.39%) Legal
19 33 (0.35%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4098 (43.21%) Spring
2 2152 (22.69%) Hibernate
3 2102 (22.17%) HTML
4 1759 (18.55%) J2EE
5 1719 (18.13%) Web Services
6 1511 (15.93%) CSS
7 1384 (14.59%) REST
8 1192 (12.57%) AngularJS
9 1165 (12.29%) XML
10 995 (10.49%) RESTful
11 888 (9.36%) SOAP
12 834 (8.79%) Java EE
13 784 (8.27%) JMS
14 740 (7.80%) HTML5
15 703 (7.41%) jQuery
16 641 (6.76%) Node.js
17 602 (6.35%) JSP
18 589 (6.21%) JSON
19 552 (5.82%) Spring MVC
20 485 (5.11%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1248 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 427 (4.50%) Algorithms
3 414 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 389 (4.10%) Fintech
4 389 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 389 (4.10%) Mathematics
5 309 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 287 (3.03%) Derivative
7 254 (2.68%) Data Structures
8 252 (2.66%) Equities
9 213 (2.25%) User Experience
10 170 (1.79%) Fixed Income
11 162 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 114 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 113 (1.19%) Hedge funds
14 97 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
15 92 (0.97%) iPad
15 92 (0.97%) Online Games
16 71 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
17 61 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1454 (15.33%) Linux
2 709 (7.48%) Unix
3 307 (3.24%) Android
4 263 (2.77%) Windows
5 190 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 58 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 48 (0.51%) CentOS
8 29 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 21 (0.22%) Windows Server
10 17 (0.18%) Solaris
11 12 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.084%) Debian
13 8 (0.084%) HPUX
13 8 (0.084%) VMS
14 6 (0.063%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.042%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.032%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 5229 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 2609 (27.51%) TDD
3 1846 (19.47%) Software Engineering
4 1705 (17.98%) Scrum
5 1616 (17.04%) OO
6 1140 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
7 1128 (11.89%) Multithreading
8 1066 (11.24%) MVC
9 1062 (11.20%) BDD
10 844 (8.90%) SDLC
11 800 (8.44%) Microservices
12 764 (8.06%) Open Source
13 707 (7.46%) E-Commerce
14 676 (7.13%) Web Development
15 649 (6.84%) Mentoring
16 644 (6.79%) Unit Testing
17 589 (6.21%) OOP
18 580 (6.12%) SOA
19 578 (6.10%) Low Latency
20 519 (5.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9481 (99.98%) Java
2 2865 (30.21%) SQL
3 2840 (29.95%) JavaScript
4 1284 (13.54%) Scala
5 1026 (10.82%) Python
6 733 (7.73%) C#
7 577 (6.08%) C++
8 424 (4.47%) Groovy
9 354 (3.73%) PL/SQL
10 344 (3.63%) Ruby
11 301 (3.17%) PHP
12 213 (2.25%) Perl
13 203 (2.14%) Bash Shell
14 196 (2.07%) C
15 168 (1.77%) Go
16 165 (1.74%) Clojure
17 158 (1.67%) Shell Script
18 86 (0.91%) Haskell
19 53 (0.56%) T-SQL
20 51 (0.54%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1708 (18.01%) Degree
2 241 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 136 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 102 (1.08%) PhD
5 93 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 40 (0.42%) Sun Certification
7 22 (0.23%) HND
8 13 (0.14%) OCPJP
9 12 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
10 10 (0.11%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.074%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.074%) OCP
12 6 (0.063%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.042%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.042%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.032%) ISEB
15 2 (0.021%) Microsoft Certification
16 1 (0.011%) CEH
16 1 (0.011%) Cisco Certification
16 1 (0.011%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (3.35%) QA
2 23 (0.24%) SDET
3 21 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 20 (0.21%) SLA
5 18 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.11%) MiFID
7 7 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 7816
8 5 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.053%) WCAG
9 4 (0.042%) EMIR
9 4 (0.042%) GAAP
9 4 (0.042%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.032%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.032%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.032%) HL7
11 2 (0.021%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.021%) FATCA
11 2 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.011%) ISO20022
System Software
1 425 (4.48%) Docker
2 72 (0.76%) HDFS
3 69 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 26 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.13%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.13%) vSphere
8 10 (0.11%) Varnish
9 9 (0.095%) Active Directory
10 7 (0.074%) LXC
11 4 (0.042%) Firmware
11 4 (0.042%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.042%) Postfix
11 4 (0.042%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.042%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.032%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.032%) KVM
13 1 (0.011%) Btrfs
13 1 (0.011%) zsh
Systems Management
1 209 (2.20%) Puppet
2 170 (1.79%) Ansible
3 132 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (0.80%) Kubernetes
5 51 (0.54%) Salt
6 46 (0.49%) Kibana
7 45 (0.47%) logstash
8 38 (0.40%) Control-M
9 31 (0.33%) Packer
10 28 (0.30%) Mesos
11 24 (0.25%) Terraform
12 20 (0.21%) Grafana
13 17 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (0.084%) Capistrano
14 8 (0.084%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.084%) yum
15 7 (0.074%) ITRS Geneos
16 6 (0.063%) Graphite
16 6 (0.063%) Microsoft Clustering
16 6 (0.063%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 1474 (15.54%) Oracle
2 247 (2.60%) Sybase
3 237 (2.50%) TIBCO
4 198 (2.09%) Google
5 128 (1.35%) IBM
6 114 (1.20%) SAP
7 106 (1.12%) Adobe
8 92 (0.97%) hybris
8 92 (0.97%) Microsoft
9 90 (0.95%) MuleSoft
10 88 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 49 (0.52%) Atlassian
12 46 (0.49%) Talend
13 44 (0.46%) Murex
14 43 (0.45%) Apple
15 42 (0.44%) ATG
15 42 (0.44%) Solace
16 41 (0.43%) Sun
17 40 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
18 39 (0.41%) Endeca
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Flexi-Working, Bonus, Free Food and more
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Darwin Recruitment
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + £60,000 DOE + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £37500 - £40000 Per Annum bonuses+excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, gym membership, pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bene
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £48000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £49000 - £57500 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago