The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 692 544 652
Rank change year-on-year
-148 +108
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 174 360 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.37% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 157 320 204
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £120,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer within the UK.

Java Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Java Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Programmer over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Java Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Programmer
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 Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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 -142 157 £52,500 -4.54% 16
London -119 100 £60,000 - 12
City of London -6 38 £57,500 -4.16% 3
South East -45 21 £36,250 -19.44%
North Yorkshire +28 15 £50,000 +33.33%
Yorkshire -14 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Middlesbrough - 13 £50,000 -
Cardiff -4 12 £30,565 -12.67%
South Wales -4 12 £30,565 -12.67%
Wales -6 12 £30,565 -12.67%
East of England -15 11 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex 0 8 £21,000 -20.00%
Crawley -2 8 £21,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire -23 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Oxfordshire -3 5 £75,000 +50.00%
Manchester -5 5 £35,000 -26.31% 1
North West -7 5 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Oxford -8 4 £75,000 +71.42%
Essex -16 3 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Hampshire -31 3 £35,000 -22.22%
South West -36 3 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Farnborough - 3 £35,000 -
York +10 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Maidenhead +6 2 £44,000 +46.66%
Cambridge -1 2 £45,000 -4.76%
Cambridgeshire -5 2 £45,000 +20.80%
West Midlands -7 2 £28,500 -28.75%
Berkshire -9 2 £44,000 +10.00%
Surrey -21 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Worcestershire - 2 £28,500 -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 332 (100.00%) Java
2 146 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (35.24%) Spring
4 112 (33.73%) J2EE
5 108 (32.53%) SQL
6 89 (26.81%) Finance
7 67 (20.18%) TDD
8 66 (19.88%) JavaScript
9 65 (19.58%) Web Services
10 63 (18.98%) Hibernate
11 62 (18.67%) Oracle
12 60 (18.07%) Software Engineering
13 56 (16.87%) HTML
14 55 (16.57%) Degree
15 53 (15.96%) XML
16 50 (15.06%) E-Commerce
17 44 (13.25%) Linux
17 44 (13.25%) MySQL
18 41 (12.35%) Java EE
18 41 (12.35%) MVC
18 41 (12.35%) Eclipse
19 40 (12.05%) OO
19 40 (12.05%) Tomcat
20 39 (11.75%) Scrum
21 38 (11.45%) Front Office
22 37 (11.14%) UNIX
22 37 (11.14%) Equities
23 36 (10.84%) Maven
23 36 (10.84%) Multithreading
24 35 (10.54%) Retail

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (12.05%) Tomcat
2 29 (8.73%) Apache
3 17 (5.12%) JBoss
4 16 (4.82%) WebSphere
5 14 (4.22%) Node.js
6 10 (3.01%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.11%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.81%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.51%) Liferay
10 4 (1.20%) CMS
11 3 (0.90%) Mule
11 3 (0.90%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.60%) IIS
13 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.30%) JCAPS
13 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.30%) Jetty
13 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (2.11%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.82%) SaaS
2 6 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.81%) Heroku
2 6 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.31%) Internet
1 11 (3.31%) HTTP
2 3 (0.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.90%) SMTP
3 1 (0.30%) RTP
3 1 (0.30%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.25%) MySQL
2 32 (9.64%) Relational Database
3 28 (8.43%) SQL Server
4 24 (7.23%) MongoDB
5 20 (6.02%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.01%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.71%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.81%) Big Data
10 4 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.90%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.90%) DB2
11 3 (0.90%) Redis
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 41 (12.35%) Eclipse
2 36 (10.84%) Maven
3 33 (9.94%) Git (software)
4 24 (7.23%) Subversion
5 22 (6.63%) Jenkins
6 18 (5.42%) JUnit
7 17 (5.12%) Ant
8 9 (2.71%) JIRA
9 5 (1.51%) jMock
10 4 (1.20%) Selenium
10 4 (1.20%) JMeter
11 3 (0.90%) Log4j
11 3 (0.90%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.90%) Redmine
12 2 (0.60%) Eclipse RCP
12 2 (0.60%) Hudson
12 2 (0.60%) Rational Application Developer
12 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 89 (26.81%) Finance
2 38 (11.45%) Front Office
3 35 (10.54%) Retail
4 28 (8.43%) Banking
5 26 (7.83%) Telecoms
6 15 (4.52%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.92%) Publishing
8 7 (2.11%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.81%) Back Office
10 5 (1.51%) Games
11 4 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.20%) Law
12 2 (0.60%) Automotive
12 2 (0.60%) Marketing
13 1 (0.30%) Legal
13 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (35.24%) Spring
2 112 (33.73%) J2EE
3 65 (19.58%) Web Services
4 63 (18.98%) Hibernate
5 56 (16.87%) HTML
6 53 (15.96%) XML
7 41 (12.35%) Java EE
8 29 (8.73%) CSS
8 29 (8.73%) JSP
8 29 (8.73%) J2SE
9 28 (8.43%) Struts
10 27 (8.13%) Ajax
11 25 (7.53%) Servlets
12 20 (6.02%) SOAP
12 20 (6.02%) jQuery
13 19 (5.72%) JSON
13 19 (5.72%) Swing
14 17 (5.12%) EJB
14 17 (5.12%) Spring MVC
14 17 (5.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.14%) Equities
2 30 (9.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.72%) Computer Science
5 18 (5.42%) Fixed Income
6 14 (4.22%) Derivative
6 14 (4.22%) Mobile App
7 13 (3.92%) Mathematics
8 11 (3.31%) N-Tier
8 11 (3.31%) Open Source
9 8 (2.41%) User Experience
9 8 (2.41%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (2.11%) Smartphone
10 7 (2.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 7 (2.11%) Contract for Difference
10 7 (2.11%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.81%) Social Media
11 6 (1.81%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.51%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.25%) Linux
2 37 (11.14%) UNIX
3 22 (6.63%) Android
4 16 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (4.22%) Windows
6 3 (0.90%) Solaris
6 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.60%) AIX
8 1 (0.30%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (20.18%) TDD
3 60 (18.07%) Software Engineering
4 50 (15.06%) E-Commerce
5 41 (12.35%) MVC
6 40 (12.05%) OO
7 39 (11.75%) Scrum
8 36 (10.84%) Multithreading
9 30 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (9.04%) Mentoring
9 30 (9.04%) OOP
10 29 (8.73%) Web Development
10 29 (8.73%) Unit Testing
11 24 (7.23%) BDD
12 23 (6.93%) Pair Programming
13 16 (4.82%) Data Modelling
14 15 (4.52%) SOA
14 15 (4.52%) Analytics
15 14 (4.22%) CRM
16 13 (3.92%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 332 (100.00%) Java
2 108 (32.53%) SQL
3 66 (19.88%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.04%) C++
5 25 (7.53%) C#
6 22 (6.63%) PL/SQL
6 22 (6.63%) Python
7 21 (6.33%) Scala
8 16 (4.82%) C
9 7 (2.11%) MAXScript
9 7 (2.11%) Haskell
9 7 (2.11%) GLSL
10 6 (1.81%) Ruby
11 5 (1.51%) VBA
11 5 (1.51%) Perl
11 5 (1.51%) PHP
12 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.90%) Golang
13 3 (0.90%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (16.57%) Degree
2 13 (3.92%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.51%) EMIR
1 5 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 62 (18.67%) Oracle
2 16 (4.82%) Red Hat
3 8 (2.41%) Google
4 7 (2.11%) TIBCO
4 7 (2.11%) Murex
4 7 (2.11%) Calypso
5 6 (1.81%) IBM
5 6 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.51%) Sybase
7 4 (1.20%) BEA
7 4 (1.20%) hybris
8 3 (0.90%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.90%) Adobe
8 3 (0.90%) Sun
9 2 (0.60%) Informatica
9 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.30%) Wall Street Systems
10 1 (0.30%) ATG
10 1 (0.30%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.30%) Facebook
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Salary: Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £33000 - £36000 per annum
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Salary: £0 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £45k to £47k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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