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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 701 695 565
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -130
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 198 217 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 195 213 279
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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
104523 110040 100310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87158 89009 83141
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +13 197 £53,750 +7.50% 11
London -12 118 £60,000 +9.09% 7
City of London +41 34 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East +4 29 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East of England +7 26 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Surrey -6 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Essex +6 11 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Crawley +4 11 £22,500 -62.50%
West Sussex 0 11 £22,500 -62.50%
Reigate +24 10 £55,000 +10.00%
Cambridgeshire +18 10 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Cambridge +12 10 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Redhill -11 10 £55,000 +10.00%
North West +8 8 £38,500 +2.66% 1
Hertfordshire -4 5 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Chelmsford -10 5 £24,000 -40.00% 1
South West -28 5 £50,000 +17.64% 1
East Midlands +7 4 £27,500 -26.66%
Manchester +6 4 £34,000 -9.33%
Nottingham -1 4 £27,500 +25.00%
West Midlands -2 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Nottinghamshire -10 4 £27,500 +25.00%
Cheshire - 4 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 £50,000 - 1
Gloucester - 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +8 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Chester - 3 £50,000 -
Stevenage - 3 £32,500 -
Birmingham +8 2 £40,000 +23.07%

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 363 (100.00%) Java
2 147 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (37.74%) Spring
4 121 (33.33%) SQL
5 108 (29.75%) J2EE
6 97 (26.72%) Hibernate
7 94 (25.90%) Software Engineering
8 92 (25.34%) JavaScript
9 86 (23.69%) Tomcat
10 81 (22.31%) Web Services
11 79 (21.76%) XML
11 79 (21.76%) HTML
12 78 (21.49%) Oracle
13 72 (19.83%) TDD
14 69 (19.01%) Degree
15 65 (17.91%) Scrum
16 64 (17.63%) OO
17 62 (17.08%) Finance
18 59 (16.25%) Linux
19 56 (15.43%) Banking
20 55 (15.15%) Computer Science
20 55 (15.15%) UNIX
21 49 (13.50%) CSS
21 49 (13.50%) Multithreading
22 47 (12.95%) JSP
22 47 (12.95%) SDLC
23 45 (12.40%) Relational Database
23 45 (12.40%) JPA
24 44 (12.12%) SQL Server
25 43 (11.85%) JUnit

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 86 (23.69%) Tomcat
2 42 (11.57%) Apache
3 30 (8.26%) JBoss
4 18 (4.96%) Node.js
5 13 (3.58%) WebLogic
6 12 (3.31%) Apache Solr
7 10 (2.75%) Resin
8 9 (2.48%) Confluence
9 7 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.55%) Jetty
12 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.10%) PaaS
2 4 (1.10%) IaaS
3 3 (0.83%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.74%) Internet
2 25 (6.89%) ATM
3 9 (2.48%) Broadband
3 9 (2.48%) LDAP
4 6 (1.65%) Intranet
5 3 (0.83%) HTTP
5 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.55%) SSL
6 2 (0.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.40%) Relational Database
2 44 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 42 (11.57%) MySQL
4 25 (6.89%) DB2
5 21 (5.79%) MongoDB
5 21 (5.79%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.03%) Hadoop
7 11 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.03%) Big Data
8 4 (1.10%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.10%) Mahout
8 4 (1.10%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.10%) HBase
9 2 (0.55%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.28%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (11.85%) JUnit
2 33 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 31 (8.54%) Maven
4 29 (7.99%) Subversion
4 29 (7.99%) Git (software)
5 20 (5.51%) Jenkins
6 16 (4.41%) Ant
7 15 (4.13%) JIRA
8 14 (3.86%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.48%) Mockito
9 9 (2.48%) Selenium
9 9 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.20%) CruiseControl
11 7 (1.93%) EasyMock
12 3 (0.83%) Hudson
12 3 (0.83%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (0.83%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.83%) Gradle
13 2 (0.55%) Synon
13 2 (0.55%) Log4j
General
1 62 (17.08%) Finance
2 56 (15.43%) Banking
3 32 (8.82%) Front Office
4 26 (7.16%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.41%) Games
6 14 (3.86%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.03%) Automotive
8 9 (2.48%) Publishing
8 9 (2.48%) Multimedia
9 8 (2.20%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.65%) Retail
11 5 (1.38%) Marketing
12 4 (1.10%) Advertising
13 3 (0.83%) Legal
13 3 (0.83%) Back Office
13 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.55%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.28%) Electronics
15 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (37.74%) Spring
2 108 (29.75%) J2EE
3 97 (26.72%) Hibernate
4 81 (22.31%) Web Services
5 79 (21.76%) XML
5 79 (21.76%) HTML
6 49 (13.50%) CSS
7 47 (12.95%) JSP
8 45 (12.40%) JPA
9 40 (11.02%) jQuery
10 31 (8.54%) RESTful
11 30 (8.26%) REST
12 29 (7.99%) XSLT
13 26 (7.16%) Struts
14 23 (6.34%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (5.51%) Java EE
16 19 (5.23%) XHTML
17 18 (4.96%) JSON
18 17 (4.68%) Servlets
18 17 (4.68%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 42 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.89%) EFT
4 24 (6.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (4.13%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.86%) Derivative
6 14 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.31%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.48%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.48%) Online Games
8 9 (2.48%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.20%) Credit Risk
9 8 (2.20%) Economics
9 8 (2.20%) Equities
9 8 (2.20%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.93%) iSeries
10 7 (1.93%) Online Banking
11 5 (1.38%) User Experience
12 4 (1.10%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.25%) Linux
2 55 (15.15%) UNIX
3 21 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (3.58%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.58%) Android
5 5 (1.38%) CentOS
6 4 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (25.90%) Software Engineering
3 72 (19.83%) TDD
4 65 (17.91%) Scrum
5 64 (17.63%) OO
6 49 (13.50%) Multithreading
7 47 (12.95%) SDLC
8 41 (11.29%) MVC
9 34 (9.37%) E-Commerce
10 32 (8.82%) UML
11 31 (8.54%) Mentoring
12 28 (7.71%) Web Development
13 26 (7.16%) Refactoring
13 26 (7.16%) BDD
14 24 (6.61%) Kanban
15 23 (6.34%) OOP
16 21 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (5.51%) Asset Management
17 20 (5.51%) Continuous Delivery
18 17 (4.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 363 (100.00%) Java
2 121 (33.33%) SQL
3 92 (25.34%) JavaScript
4 35 (9.64%) PL/SQL
5 28 (7.71%) C#
6 26 (7.16%) C++
7 25 (6.89%) Python
8 16 (4.41%) Ruby
9 14 (3.86%) Scala
10 13 (3.58%) Groovy
11 8 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.20%) C
12 7 (1.93%) PHP
12 7 (1.93%) RPG
13 5 (1.38%) XQuery
13 5 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.38%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.38%) VBA
14 4 (1.10%) Perl
15 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 69 (19.01%) Degree
2 7 (1.93%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.55%) PhD
4 1 (0.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.51%) QA
2 6 (1.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.83%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.75%) Nagios
2 1 (0.28%) StatsD
2 1 (0.28%) logstash
2 1 (0.28%) Kibana
2 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 78 (21.49%) Oracle
2 21 (5.79%) Red Hat
3 10 (2.75%) Splunk
3 10 (2.75%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.93%) IBM
5 5 (1.38%) Sybase
5 5 (1.38%) TIBCO
5 5 (1.38%) Google
6 2 (0.55%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.55%) Adobe
6 2 (0.55%) ILOG
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.28%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.28%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.28%) Facebook
7 1 (0.28%) Talend
7 1 (0.28%) New Relic
7 1 (0.28%) Sencha
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