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 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 Programmer
Rank 713 661 593
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 189 287 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 182 282 278
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £40,000 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
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 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 3 July 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 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 -52 185 £50,000 - 11
London -27 107 £60,000 - 6
City of London +50 35 £62,500 +4.16% 4
East of England +24 34 £38,000 -13.63% 3
South East -17 23 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Essex +17 18 £36,000 -15.29%
West Sussex +14 10 £22,500 -62.50%
Crawley +11 10 £22,500 -62.50%
Hertfordshire +8 9 £47,500 -
Chelmsford - 9 £32,000 -
North West +3 8 £34,500 -31.00% 1
Surrey -13 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Cambridge +20 6 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 6 £30,000 -31.81% 3
South West -18 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Manchester - 6 £34,500 - 1
Reigate +18 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Redhill -8 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Gloucester - 4 £50,000 -
Cheltenham - 4 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £50,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £55,000 -
Cheshire -1 2 - -
Watford -2 2 £47,500 +8.57%
Yorkshire -11 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Warwickshire - 2 £57,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £38,750 -
Chester - 2 - -
Altrincham - 2 £45,000 -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 364 (100.00%) Java
2 153 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (39.84%) Spring
4 119 (32.69%) SQL
5 118 (32.42%) J2EE
6 99 (27.20%) JavaScript
7 91 (25.00%) Hibernate
8 86 (23.63%) Software Engineering
9 83 (22.80%) TDD
10 79 (21.70%) HTML
10 79 (21.70%) Web Services
11 77 (21.15%) Finance
12 75 (20.60%) Oracle
13 74 (20.33%) Scrum
14 73 (20.05%) Tomcat
15 70 (19.23%) XML
16 61 (16.76%) Linux
17 58 (15.93%) OO
18 57 (15.66%) MVC
19 56 (15.38%) Degree
20 53 (14.56%) UNIX
20 53 (14.56%) Relational Database
21 48 (13.19%) SDLC
21 48 (13.19%) CSS
22 46 (12.64%) MySQL
22 46 (12.64%) Banking
23 43 (11.81%) Computer Science
23 43 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
24 42 (11.54%) Multithreading
25 41 (11.26%) SQL Server

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 73 (20.05%) Tomcat
2 36 (9.89%) Apache
3 30 (8.24%) JBoss
4 24 (6.59%) Node.js
5 12 (3.30%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (1.92%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.37%) Confluence
8 4 (1.10%) Resin
8 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.82%) Mule
9 3 (0.82%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.55%) Liferay
10 2 (0.55%) Jetty
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (3.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.30%) SaaS
3 4 (1.10%) PaaS
3 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.10%) IaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Heroku
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.79%) Internet
2 20 (5.49%) ATM
3 7 (1.92%) SMTP
3 7 (1.92%) HTTP
4 5 (1.37%) Broadband
4 5 (1.37%) LDAP
5 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.56%) Relational Database
2 46 (12.64%) MySQL
3 41 (11.26%) SQL Server
4 28 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 20 (5.49%) DB2
6 15 (4.12%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.75%) Big Data
9 9 (2.47%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.92%) Jackrabbit
12 5 (1.37%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.10%) HBase
13 4 (1.10%) Mahout
14 3 (0.82%) OLAP
15 2 (0.55%) Informix
15 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (0.55%) Hazelcast
16 1 (0.27%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (10.71%) JUnit
2 34 (9.34%) Eclipse
3 26 (7.14%) Maven
4 24 (6.59%) Git (software)
5 23 (6.32%) Subversion
6 19 (5.22%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.30%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.75%) JIRA
9 7 (1.92%) Log4j
9 7 (1.92%) Ant
10 5 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.37%) Eclipse RCP
11 4 (1.10%) TestNG
11 4 (1.10%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.82%) Xcode
12 3 (0.82%) Gradle
12 3 (0.82%) Hudson
12 3 (0.82%) Android Studio
13 2 (0.55%) Mockito
13 2 (0.55%) NetBeans
General
1 77 (21.15%) Finance
2 46 (12.64%) Banking
3 35 (9.62%) Front Office
4 23 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 19 (5.22%) Publishing
6 18 (4.95%) Retail
7 16 (4.40%) Games
8 13 (3.57%) Investment Banking
8 13 (3.57%) Automotive
9 8 (2.20%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.37%) Back Office
10 5 (1.37%) Multimedia
11 4 (1.10%) Advertising
11 4 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.55%) Legal
14 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (39.84%) Spring
2 118 (32.42%) J2EE
3 91 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 79 (21.70%) HTML
4 79 (21.70%) Web Services
5 70 (19.23%) XML
6 48 (13.19%) CSS
7 40 (10.99%) JPA
8 38 (10.44%) JSP
9 36 (9.89%) J2SE
10 33 (9.07%) RESTful
11 32 (8.79%) REST
11 32 (8.79%) jQuery
12 29 (7.97%) JSON
13 23 (6.32%) Java EE
13 23 (6.32%) Struts
14 22 (6.04%) Servlets
15 21 (5.77%) HTML5
16 20 (5.49%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (5.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.81%) Computer Science
1 43 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (5.49%) EFT
3 20 (5.49%) Equities
4 17 (4.67%) Client/Server
5 15 (4.12%) Derivative
6 10 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.75%) User Experience
7 9 (2.47%) Fixed Income
8 8 (2.20%) Economics
9 7 (1.92%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.65%) Online Games
11 5 (1.37%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.37%) iSeries
11 5 (1.37%) Social Media
11 5 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.10%) Streaming Media
12 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.76%) Linux
2 53 (14.56%) UNIX
3 22 (6.04%) Android
4 18 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.47%) Windows
7 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (23.63%) Software Engineering
3 83 (22.80%) TDD
4 74 (20.33%) Scrum
5 58 (15.93%) OO
6 57 (15.66%) MVC
7 48 (13.19%) SDLC
8 42 (11.54%) Multithreading
9 39 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 37 (10.16%) OOP
11 32 (8.79%) Web Development
12 30 (8.24%) Mentoring
13 27 (7.42%) UML
14 26 (7.14%) BDD
15 24 (6.59%) Unit Testing
16 21 (5.77%) Refactoring
16 21 (5.77%) Kanban
16 21 (5.77%) Pair Programming
16 21 (5.77%) Android Development
16 21 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 364 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (32.69%) SQL
3 99 (27.20%) JavaScript
4 31 (8.52%) C++
5 30 (8.24%) C#
6 25 (6.87%) PL/SQL
7 22 (6.04%) Python
8 15 (4.12%) Ruby
8 15 (4.12%) Scala
9 10 (2.75%) Groovy
10 8 (2.20%) C
11 7 (1.92%) PHP
11 7 (1.92%) ECMAScript
12 6 (1.65%) Haskell
13 5 (1.37%) RPG
14 4 (1.10%) XQuery
14 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.10%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.10%) VBA
15 3 (0.82%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 56 (15.38%) Degree
2 7 (1.92%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.12%) QA
2 6 (1.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.10%) EMIR
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.75%) Nagios
2 1 (0.27%) StatsD
2 1 (0.27%) logstash
2 1 (0.27%) Kibana
2 1 (0.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 75 (20.60%) Oracle
2 18 (4.95%) Red Hat
3 10 (2.75%) Splunk
4 8 (2.20%) Google
5 7 (1.92%) Adobe
6 6 (1.65%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.37%) IBM
8 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.82%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.55%) Perforce
11 1 (0.27%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.27%) Informatica
11 1 (0.27%) hybris
11 1 (0.27%) Sencha
11 1 (0.27%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.27%) Sybase
11 1 (0.27%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.27%) ATG
11 1 (0.27%) Facebook
11 1 (0.27%) Talend
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