The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Java Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 742 728 678
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 173 229 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 158 221 285
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £37,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £71,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
92774 105028 112463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 78073 87099 90668
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Java Programmer in the job title.

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 27 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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 -1 171 £52,500 -1.40% 8
London -21 79 £55,000 -8.33% 3
South East +24 37 £52,500 -4.54% 2
East of England +27 35 £48,750 +35.41% 2
Essex +15 16 £62,500 +73.61% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 14 £45,000 +50.00% 1
West Sussex +11 13 £55,000 +144.44%
South West +9 13 £50,000 - 1
Crawley -1 13 £55,000 +144.44%
Surrey +31 12 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Bristol +24 11 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Chiswick - 11 £55,000 -
Colchester - 10 £62,500 -
Kent - 10 £37,500 - 1
Cambridge +3 9 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire +17 5 £50,000 +29.03%
Ely - 5 £45,000 -
Epsom - 5 £65,000 -
City of London +15 3 £52,500 -4.54%
North West +12 3 £35,000 +0.71%
Chelmsford +1 3 £24,000 - 1
West Midlands -6 3 £37,000 -7.50%
St Albans +12 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Manchester +8 2 £35,000 +1.44%
Berkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £47,500 -
Swindon - 2 £47,500 -
Scotland - 2 £47,500 -
Cheshire +20 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Chester +17 1 £55,000 +10.00%

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 354 (100.00%) Java
2 172 (48.59%) SQL
3 167 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (38.70%) Software Engineering
5 125 (35.31%) Oracle
6 122 (34.46%) Spring
7 115 (32.49%) HTML
8 113 (31.92%) Degree
9 103 (29.10%) JavaScript
10 93 (26.27%) Hibernate
11 91 (25.71%) Computer Science
12 89 (25.14%) Linux
13 87 (24.58%) CSS
14 84 (23.73%) Web Services
14 84 (23.73%) OO
15 74 (20.90%) Multithreading
16 70 (19.77%) Finance
17 65 (18.36%) Unix
17 65 (18.36%) J2EE
18 64 (18.08%) Tomcat
19 63 (17.80%) MySQL
20 61 (17.23%) Relational Database
21 57 (16.10%) C++
22 54 (15.25%) JBoss
23 52 (14.69%) REST
24 51 (14.41%) TDD
24 51 (14.41%) Python
25 49 (13.84%) MVC
26 48 (13.56%) E-Commerce
26 48 (13.56%) JSP

Java Programmer 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 64 (18.08%) Tomcat
2 54 (15.25%) JBoss
3 37 (10.45%) WebSphere
4 34 (9.60%) WebLogic
5 17 (4.80%) Apache Spark
6 14 (3.95%) Apache
7 6 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.41%) JCAPS
9 4 (1.13%) CMS
10 3 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.56%) SAS
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.28%) Confluence
12 1 (0.28%) Jetty
12 1 (0.28%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.37%) SaaS
2 16 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) GitHub
5 1 (0.28%) Heroku
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.11%) Internet
2 6 (1.69%) SSL
3 4 (1.13%) HTTP
4 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (17.80%) MySQL
2 61 (17.23%) Relational Database
3 36 (10.17%) Oracle Database
4 35 (9.89%) Hadoop
4 35 (9.89%) NoSQL
5 33 (9.32%) MongoDB
6 25 (7.06%) SQL Server
7 24 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (5.37%) Redis
9 16 (4.52%) Big Data
10 12 (3.39%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (2.26%) Apache Hive
12 8 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.26%) HBase
13 6 (1.69%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.69%) Impala
14 3 (0.85%) DB2
15 1 (0.28%) QlikView
15 1 (0.28%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (13.28%) JUnit
2 31 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 26 (7.34%) Subversion
4 22 (6.21%) Maven
5 19 (5.37%) Mockito
6 16 (4.52%) Jenkins
7 12 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.11%) Ant
9 9 (2.54%) Gradle
10 8 (2.26%) Codeship
10 8 (2.26%) Protractor
10 8 (2.26%) Selenium
11 7 (1.98%) Android Studio
11 7 (1.98%) Hamcrest
11 7 (1.98%) jMock
12 6 (1.69%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.41%) JIRA
13 5 (1.41%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.85%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.85%) EasyMock
General
1 70 (19.77%) Finance
2 44 (12.43%) Banking
3 25 (7.06%) Investment Banking
4 14 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.41%) Automotive
6 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.13%) Front Office
7 3 (0.85%) Back Office
7 3 (0.85%) French Language
7 3 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (34.46%) Spring
2 115 (32.49%) HTML
3 93 (26.27%) Hibernate
4 87 (24.58%) CSS
5 84 (23.73%) Web Services
6 65 (18.36%) J2EE
7 52 (14.69%) REST
8 48 (13.56%) JSP
9 47 (13.28%) RESTful
10 38 (10.73%) SOAP
10 38 (10.73%) XML
11 34 (9.60%) Ajax
12 30 (8.47%) HTML5
12 30 (8.47%) Node.js
13 29 (8.19%) Java EE
14 26 (7.34%) Swing
15 23 (6.50%) .NET
16 22 (6.21%) AngularJS
17 19 (5.37%) JMS
17 19 (5.37%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 91 (25.71%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.78%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (6.50%) Fixed Income
4 22 (6.21%) Client/Server
4 22 (6.21%) Derivative
5 21 (5.93%) Equities
5 21 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (4.80%) OTC Derivatives
7 15 (4.24%) Mobile App
8 12 (3.39%) Hedge funds
9 11 (3.11%) Internet of Things
10 8 (2.26%) Data Integration
10 8 (2.26%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.41%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.41%) Economics
11 5 (1.41%) Raspberry Pi
12 4 (1.13%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.85%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 89 (25.14%) Linux
2 65 (18.36%) Unix
3 27 (7.63%) Android
4 20 (5.65%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.39%) Windows
6 4 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (38.70%) Software Engineering
3 84 (23.73%) OO
4 74 (20.90%) Multithreading
5 51 (14.41%) TDD
6 49 (13.84%) MVC
7 48 (13.56%) E-Commerce
8 43 (12.15%) Scrum
9 41 (11.58%) SDLC
10 39 (11.02%) OOP
11 37 (10.45%) SOA
11 37 (10.45%) Unit Testing
12 29 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (7.91%) Open Source
14 24 (6.78%) Microservices
15 22 (6.21%) Dependency Injection
16 21 (5.93%) Web Design
17 20 (5.65%) Continuous Delivery
18 17 (4.80%) Kanban
19 16 (4.52%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 354 (100.00%) Java
2 172 (48.59%) SQL
3 103 (29.10%) JavaScript
4 57 (16.10%) C++
5 51 (14.41%) Python
6 39 (11.02%) C#
7 34 (9.60%) PL/SQL
8 33 (9.32%) C
9 21 (5.93%) Assembly Language
10 18 (5.08%) Perl
11 16 (4.52%) Scala
12 12 (3.39%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.82%) Shell Script
13 10 (2.82%) VB
14 8 (2.26%) Groovy
14 8 (2.26%) Ruby
14 8 (2.26%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.69%) PHP
16 2 (0.56%) Haskell
16 2 (0.56%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 113 (31.92%) Degree
2 7 (1.98%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.28%) PhD
3 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.41%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (4.80%) Docker
2 8 (2.26%) HDFS
3 3 (0.85%) LXC
4 2 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (3.67%) Ansible
2 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.69%) Puppet
2 6 (1.69%) Salt
3 2 (0.56%) Kibana
3 2 (0.56%) logstash
4 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 125 (35.31%) Oracle
2 8 (2.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
3 4 (1.13%) Sybase
4 3 (0.85%) Apple
5 2 (0.56%) Cloudera
5 2 (0.56%) Hortonworks
5 2 (0.56%) Informatica
5 2 (0.56%) Murex
5 2 (0.56%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe
6 1 (0.28%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.28%) IBM
6 1 (0.28%) Perforce
6 1 (0.28%) Twitter
6 1 (0.28%) Xamarin
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