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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 758 714 535
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -179
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 185 221 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 171 191 402
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%

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
97897 101300 100030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82176 83924 80368
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
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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 -11 183 £50,000 - 17
London -13 96 £58,750 +2.17% 5
East of England +20 39 £40,000 - 4
South East +11 34 £46,250 +5.71%
Essex +14 18 £62,500 +92.30% 1
Crawley +11 14 £50,000 +138.09%
West Sussex 0 14 £50,000 +138.09%
City of London +34 13 £57,500 - 1
Surrey +19 13 £41,500 -24.54%
Ealing - 13 £60,000 -
Colchester - 13 £62,500 -
Ipswich - 8 £37,500 -
Suffolk - 8 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -8 7 £35,000 -15.15% 1
West Midlands -22 7 £35,000 +47.36% 1
Cambridge +6 6 £33,750 -25.00% 2
Stevenage +2 6 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 6 £33,750 -32.50% 2
Kent +7 4 £50,000 -
Sittingbourne - 4 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -2 3 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Worcestershire -8 3 £32,500 +14.03%
Redditch - 3 £32,500 -
Berkshire +8 2 £56,250 +27.84%
Scotland +6 2 - -
East Midlands +3 2 £40,000 +63.26%
Birmingham -7 2 £37,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £24,000 - 1
Sheffield - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £56,250 -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 440 (100.00%) Java
2 231 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (38.86%) Spring
4 149 (33.86%) Hibernate
5 140 (31.82%) Software Engineering
6 138 (31.36%) SQL
7 134 (30.45%) JavaScript
8 131 (29.77%) HTML
9 117 (26.59%) Oracle
10 111 (25.23%) Degree
11 110 (25.00%) Web Services
12 106 (24.09%) CSS
13 97 (22.05%) J2EE
14 92 (20.91%) Finance
15 88 (20.00%) JSP
16 85 (19.32%) Computer Science
17 80 (18.18%) JUnit
17 80 (18.18%) Tomcat
18 75 (17.05%) TDD
19 73 (16.59%) Linux
20 69 (15.68%) Multithreading
21 67 (15.23%) OO
21 67 (15.23%) XML
21 67 (15.23%) MySQL
22 65 (14.77%) REST
23 63 (14.32%) Python
24 59 (13.41%) PL/SQL
25 58 (13.18%) JBoss
25 58 (13.18%) Relational Database
26 57 (12.95%) Unix

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 80 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 58 (13.18%) JBoss
3 34 (7.73%) WebLogic
4 28 (6.36%) WebSphere
5 26 (5.91%) Apache Solr
6 22 (5.00%) Node.js
7 16 (3.64%) Apache
7 16 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (3.41%) GlassFish
9 12 (2.73%) Confluence
10 6 (1.36%) Resin
11 5 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.68%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.45%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.45%) IIS
14 2 (0.45%) Jetty
14 2 (0.45%) SAS
14 2 (0.45%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 22 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.68%) 3ds Max
2 3 (0.68%) Blender
2 3 (0.68%) Maya
3 1 (0.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.00%) SaaS
2 18 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.18%) Internet
2 12 (2.73%) LDAP
3 9 (2.05%) Intranet
4 4 (0.91%) SMTP
5 3 (0.68%) HTTP
6 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (15.23%) MySQL
2 58 (13.18%) Relational Database
3 41 (9.32%) Oracle Database
4 39 (8.86%) MongoDB
5 38 (8.64%) NoSQL
6 36 (8.18%) Hadoop
7 35 (7.95%) SQL Server
8 29 (6.59%) RDBMS
9 25 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (4.77%) Redis
11 17 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (2.50%) Big Data
13 5 (1.14%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.14%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.91%) Hazelcast
14 4 (0.91%) Jackrabbit
15 3 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.68%) DB2
16 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
16 2 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 80 (18.18%) JUnit
2 47 (10.68%) Eclipse
3 42 (9.55%) Git (software)
3 42 (9.55%) Subversion
4 40 (9.09%) Maven
5 33 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 32 (7.27%) Jenkins
7 25 (5.68%) JIRA
8 23 (5.23%) jMock
9 22 (5.00%) Ant
10 21 (4.77%) Hamcrest
11 19 (4.32%) Selenium
12 18 (4.09%) Mockito
13 12 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (2.50%) CruiseControl
14 11 (2.50%) EasyMock
15 8 (1.82%) Gradle
16 7 (1.59%) Jasmine
17 6 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
18 4 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 92 (20.91%) Finance
2 36 (8.18%) Banking
3 25 (5.68%) Front Office
4 21 (4.77%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.95%) Retail
6 11 (2.50%) Games
6 11 (2.50%) Marketing
7 8 (1.82%) Publishing
8 6 (1.36%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.68%) Electronics
9 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (38.86%) Spring
2 149 (33.86%) Hibernate
3 131 (29.77%) HTML
4 110 (25.00%) Web Services
5 106 (24.09%) CSS
6 97 (22.05%) J2EE
7 88 (20.00%) JSP
8 67 (15.23%) XML
9 65 (14.77%) REST
10 53 (12.05%) RESTful
11 37 (8.41%) jQuery
12 31 (7.05%) SOAP
13 27 (6.14%) Java EE
13 27 (6.14%) XHTML
14 26 (5.91%) JSF
14 26 (5.91%) Swing
15 25 (5.68%) AngularJS
15 25 (5.68%) HTML5
15 25 (5.68%) JPA
16 24 (5.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.32%) Computer Science
2 34 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (6.82%) Client/Server
4 18 (4.09%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.41%) Hedge funds
6 13 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.50%) Online Banking
8 9 (2.05%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.82%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.82%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.59%) Derivative
10 7 (1.59%) Equities
11 4 (0.91%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.91%) Online Games
12 3 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.68%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.68%) Physics
12 3 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 73 (16.59%) Linux
2 57 (12.95%) Unix
3 24 (5.45%) Android
4 17 (3.86%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.05%) CentOS
5 9 (2.05%) Windows
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 75 (17.05%) TDD
4 69 (15.68%) Multithreading
5 67 (15.23%) OO
6 48 (10.91%) BDD
7 46 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (10.00%) Scrum
9 42 (9.55%) SOA
10 39 (8.86%) E-Commerce
11 34 (7.73%) MVC
12 33 (7.50%) Dependency Injection
12 33 (7.50%) Unit Testing
12 33 (7.50%) User Stories
13 31 (7.05%) Open Source
13 31 (7.05%) Waterfall
14 28 (6.36%) SDLC
15 27 (6.14%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (5.45%) Microservices
17 23 (5.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 440 (100.00%) Java
2 138 (31.36%) SQL
3 134 (30.45%) JavaScript
4 63 (14.32%) Python
5 59 (13.41%) PL/SQL
6 44 (10.00%) C++
7 36 (8.18%) C#
8 32 (7.27%) Ruby
9 28 (6.36%) C
10 27 (6.14%) Scala
11 23 (5.23%) Groovy
12 18 (4.09%) Assembly Language
13 16 (3.64%) Clojure
14 13 (2.95%) T-SQL
15 9 (2.05%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.36%) Perl
17 5 (1.14%) PHP
18 4 (0.91%) ECMAScript
18 4 (0.91%) Erlang
18 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (25.23%) Degree
2 7 (1.59%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.68%) HND
4 2 (0.45%) OCMJD
4 2 (0.45%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.45%) PhD
5 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (2.50%) Grafana
1 11 (2.50%) Kibana
1 11 (2.50%) logstash
1 11 (2.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 117 (26.59%) Oracle
2 12 (2.73%) Atlassian
3 11 (2.50%) New Relic
4 9 (2.05%) Sybase
5 6 (1.36%) IBM
6 4 (0.91%) Adobe
7 3 (0.68%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.45%) Sun
9 1 (0.23%) Facebook
9 1 (0.23%) Google
9 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.23%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.23%) Palo Alto
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