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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 740 623 655
Rank change year-on-year
-117 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 163 332 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 135 296 197
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +19.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £37,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +19.48%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -88 159 £50,000 -9.09% 13
London -69 86 £57,500 -8.00% 6
East of England +23 26 £43,750 +8.02% 1
City of London +25 23 £62,000 +18.09% 3
Hertfordshire -5 16 £46,500 +15.52% 1
South East -28 14 £22,500 -55.00% 3
Yorkshire +3 13 £50,000 +25.00%
South West -18 13 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Watford +7 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Crawley - 10 £22,500 -
West Sussex - 10 £22,500 -
North Yorkshire - 10 £50,000 -
Middlesbrough - 9 £50,000 -
Bournemouth - 5 £62,500 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £52,500 -
Dorset - 5 £62,500 -
Norfolk +10 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Norwich +7 4 £45,000 +50.00%
Essex +3 4 £34,000 -38.18%
North West - 4 £42,500 - 2
Bristol +5 3 £33,000 -14.28% 1
Warwickshire -5 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Leamington Spa -6 3 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands -17 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £40,000 -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £45,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £45,000 -
Cambridge +13 2 £40,000 -6.97%
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £40,000 -6.97%

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 344 (100.00%) Java
2 146 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (38.37%) Spring
4 123 (35.76%) J2EE
5 113 (32.85%) SQL
6 86 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 84 (24.42%) Hibernate
8 83 (24.13%) Finance
9 68 (19.77%) Software Engineering
10 64 (18.60%) TDD
10 64 (18.60%) Web Services
11 63 (18.31%) Oracle
12 61 (17.73%) HTML
13 57 (16.57%) XML
14 56 (16.28%) Linux
15 54 (15.70%) MVC
16 53 (15.41%) MySQL
17 51 (14.83%) Scrum
18 50 (14.53%) Degree
18 50 (14.53%) Tomcat
19 49 (14.24%) J2SE
20 47 (13.66%) Multithreading
21 44 (12.79%) Web Development
21 44 (12.79%) E-Commerce
22 41 (11.92%) Relational Database
23 40 (11.63%) UNIX
24 39 (11.34%) Front Office
25 38 (11.05%) RDBMS
26 37 (10.76%) CSS
26 37 (10.76%) Banking

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (14.53%) Tomcat
2 36 (10.47%) Apache
3 25 (7.27%) Node.js
4 18 (5.23%) JBoss
5 11 (3.20%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.91%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.33%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (1.45%) Liferay
9 4 (1.16%) Mule
9 4 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.87%) CMS
10 3 (0.87%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.58%) Jetty
11 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.29%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Staffware
2 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.40%) SaaS
2 14 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.74%) Heroku
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.65%) Internet
2 11 (3.20%) HTTP
3 8 (2.33%) SMTP
4 4 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.58%) SSL
6 1 (0.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.41%) MySQL
2 41 (11.92%) Relational Database
3 38 (11.05%) RDBMS
4 22 (6.40%) MongoDB
5 20 (5.81%) SQL Server
6 13 (3.78%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.33%) Jackrabbit
8 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.16%) OLAP
9 4 (1.16%) Big Data
10 3 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.87%) Mahout
11 2 (0.58%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.58%) HBase
11 2 (0.58%) Informix
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (10.47%) Eclipse
2 30 (8.72%) Maven
3 29 (8.43%) JUnit
4 23 (6.69%) Git (software)
5 16 (4.65%) Subversion
6 15 (4.36%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.33%) Log4j
8 7 (2.03%) JIRA
9 6 (1.74%) Ant
10 5 (1.45%) Eclipse RCP
11 4 (1.16%) jMock
11 4 (1.16%) TestNG
11 4 (1.16%) JMeter
11 4 (1.16%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.87%) Hudson
12 3 (0.87%) Redmine
12 3 (0.87%) Xcode
12 3 (0.87%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.87%) Gradle
12 3 (0.87%) Android Studio
General
1 83 (24.13%) Finance
2 39 (11.34%) Front Office
3 37 (10.76%) Banking
4 34 (9.88%) Telecoms
5 31 (9.01%) Retail
6 18 (5.23%) Publishing
7 14 (4.07%) Investment Banking
8 13 (3.78%) Games
9 10 (2.91%) Automotive
10 5 (1.45%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.45%) Back Office
10 5 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.45%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (38.37%) Spring
2 123 (35.76%) J2EE
3 84 (24.42%) Hibernate
4 64 (18.60%) Web Services
5 61 (17.73%) HTML
6 57 (16.57%) XML
7 49 (14.24%) J2SE
8 37 (10.76%) CSS
9 31 (9.01%) JSP
10 29 (8.43%) Ajax
11 27 (7.85%) Java EE
12 26 (7.56%) JPA
12 26 (7.56%) Servlets
13 25 (7.27%) Spring MVC
14 24 (6.98%) JSON
14 24 (6.98%) Struts
15 23 (6.69%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (6.40%) REST
17 19 (5.52%) JSF
18 18 (5.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.30%) Equities
2 29 (8.43%) Computer Science
3 27 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (3.20%) Fixed Income
5 11 (3.20%) User Experience
5 11 (3.20%) Open Source
6 9 (2.62%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.62%) Derivative
7 8 (2.33%) N-Tier
7 8 (2.33%) Social Media
7 8 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.45%) Spread Betting
8 5 (1.45%) Economics
9 4 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.16%) Online Games
9 4 (1.16%) iSeries
9 4 (1.16%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 56 (16.28%) Linux
2 40 (11.63%) UNIX
3 22 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (6.10%) Android
5 11 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.91%) Windows
7 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (19.77%) Software Engineering
3 64 (18.60%) TDD
4 54 (15.70%) MVC
5 51 (14.83%) Scrum
6 47 (13.66%) Multithreading
7 44 (12.79%) Web Development
7 44 (12.79%) E-Commerce
8 33 (9.59%) OOP
9 29 (8.43%) OO
9 29 (8.43%) Mentoring
10 25 (7.27%) Unit Testing
11 24 (6.98%) Pair Programming
12 22 (6.40%) Electronic Trading
13 21 (6.10%) BDD
14 20 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (5.52%) Android Development
15 19 (5.52%) Risk Management
16 18 (5.23%) UML
17 14 (4.07%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 344 (100.00%) Java
2 113 (32.85%) SQL
3 86 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.69%) C++
5 19 (5.52%) PL/SQL
5 19 (5.52%) Scala
6 16 (4.65%) C#
7 12 (3.49%) Python
8 9 (2.62%) Haskell
9 8 (2.33%) ECMAScript
9 8 (2.33%) C
10 7 (2.03%) PHP
11 6 (1.74%) Ruby
12 4 (1.16%) RPG
13 3 (0.87%) VBA
13 3 (0.87%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.87%) Clojure
13 3 (0.87%) Golang
14 2 (0.58%) GLSL
14 2 (0.58%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 50 (14.53%) Degree
2 7 (2.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.87%) EMIR
1 3 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.58%) QA
Vendors
1 63 (18.31%) Oracle
2 22 (6.40%) Red Hat
3 9 (2.62%) Google
4 8 (2.33%) Adobe
4 8 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.33%) IBM
5 7 (2.03%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.74%) Sybase
7 5 (1.45%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.16%) BEA
9 2 (0.58%) Informatica
9 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.58%) hybris
9 2 (0.58%) ATG
9 2 (0.58%) Perforce
9 2 (0.58%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.29%) Sencha
10 1 (0.29%) Facebook
10 1 (0.29%) Talend
10 1 (0.29%) Wall Street Systems
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