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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Programmer
Rank 685 558 724
Rank change year-on-year
-127 +166
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 217 330 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 213 279 150
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 -126 207 £50,000 - 18
London -40 132 £55,000 -4.34% 12
South East -43 34 £50,000 - 2
Surrey -4 26 £50,000 -9.09% 1
City of London +7 25 £55,000 -22.80% 4
East of England -19 21 £40,000 - 2
Redhill - 17 £50,000 -
South West -35 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Cambridge -1 13 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 13 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Somerset -8 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Clapham - 9 £60,000 -
Glastonbury - 8 £42,500 -
Reigate - 8 £50,000 - 1
Shepton Mallet - 8 £42,500 -
Somerton - 8 £42,500 -
Horley - 8 £50,000 -
Hammersmith +6 7 £60,000 +60.00%
Berkshire -2 7 £42,000 -6.66%
Reading -1 6 £42,000 +5.00%
Hertfordshire -30 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Street - 6 £42,500 -
Bridgwater - 5 £45,000 -
Woking - 5 £42,500 -
Scotland -20 3 £37,500 -16.66%
East Midlands -22 3 £37,500 -
Leeds -26 3 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -36 3 £40,000 -
Yorkshire -43 3 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 3 £50,000 -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 517 (100.00%) Java
2 216 (41.78%) Spring
3 166 (32.11%) SQL
4 161 (31.14%) Finance
5 157 (30.37%) J2EE
6 156 (30.17%) Oracle
7 152 (29.40%) Linux
7 152 (29.40%) TDD
7 152 (29.40%) Software Engineering
8 151 (29.21%) Web Services
9 127 (24.56%) Hibernate
10 119 (23.02%) XML
11 118 (22.82%) HTML
12 109 (21.08%) JavaScript
13 101 (19.54%) UNIX
14 93 (17.99%) OO
15 90 (17.41%) Tomcat
16 86 (16.63%) Degree
17 84 (16.25%) Multithreading
18 81 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
19 80 (15.47%) Scrum
20 75 (14.51%) E-Commerce
20 75 (14.51%) MySQL
21 73 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
22 71 (13.73%) Computer Science
22 71 (13.73%) Maven
23 70 (13.54%) Eclipse
24 69 (13.35%) SOAP
25 67 (12.96%) CSS
26 64 (12.38%) JUnit

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 90 (17.41%) Tomcat
2 31 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 27 (5.22%) Apache
4 25 (4.84%) Confluence
5 22 (4.26%) MQSeries
6 19 (3.68%) Node.js
7 16 (3.09%) Jetty
8 13 (2.51%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.32%) Mule
9 12 (2.32%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.74%) LiveCycle
10 9 (1.74%) Liferay
10 9 (1.74%) FileNet
11 8 (1.55%) CMS
11 8 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.97%) WordPress
13 3 (0.58%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.19%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (1.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.97%) 3ds Max
2 5 (0.97%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (0.97%) SaaS
2 3 (0.58%) PaaS
2 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.93%) HTTP
3 8 (1.55%) SSH
4 6 (1.16%) Internet
5 4 (0.77%) RTP
6 3 (0.58%) SMTP
7 2 (0.39%) AMQP
8 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.19%) ATM
8 1 (0.19%) SNMP
8 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.51%) MySQL
2 53 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.25%) Relational Database
3 34 (6.58%) MongoDB
3 34 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 28 (5.42%) Big Data
5 22 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (3.29%) Hadoop
7 15 (2.90%) RDBMS
7 15 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 14 (2.71%) Redis
9 13 (2.51%) DB2
10 12 (2.32%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.93%) OLAP
12 8 (1.55%) Informix
13 6 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.97%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.77%) Jackrabbit
15 4 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 71 (13.73%) Maven
2 70 (13.54%) Eclipse
3 64 (12.38%) JUnit
4 62 (11.99%) Ant
5 47 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 46 (8.90%) JIRA
7 30 (5.80%) Subversion
8 24 (4.64%) Git (software)
9 16 (3.09%) FishEye
10 15 (2.90%) SoapUI
10 15 (2.90%) VisualVM
10 15 (2.90%) IntelliJ
11 13 (2.51%) Selenium
12 12 (2.32%) Hudson
13 5 (0.97%) JBehave
13 5 (0.97%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.97%) jMock
14 4 (0.77%) Robotium
14 4 (0.77%) Gradle
14 4 (0.77%) Apache Ivy
General
1 161 (31.14%) Finance
2 61 (11.80%) Banking
3 49 (9.48%) Investment Banking
4 42 (8.12%) Retail
5 23 (4.45%) Front Office
6 17 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.29%) Publishing
7 14 (2.71%) Games
8 7 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.16%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Automotive
10 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Marketing
11 2 (0.39%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.39%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (41.78%) Spring
2 157 (30.37%) J2EE
3 151 (29.21%) Web Services
4 127 (24.56%) Hibernate
5 119 (23.02%) XML
6 118 (22.82%) HTML
7 69 (13.35%) SOAP
8 67 (12.96%) CSS
9 59 (11.41%) jQuery
10 51 (9.86%) JSP
11 49 (9.48%) Java EE
12 47 (9.09%) Ajax
13 35 (6.77%) Middleware
14 34 (6.58%) Servlets
14 34 (6.58%) JDBC
15 32 (6.19%) HTML5
16 27 (5.22%) Struts
17 26 (5.03%) XSLT
17 26 (5.03%) EJB
17 26 (5.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 37 (7.16%) Mathematics
3 35 (6.77%) Open Source
4 27 (5.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (4.06%) Derivative
6 20 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (3.87%) Fixed Income
7 18 (3.48%) Equities
8 17 (3.29%) Client/Server
9 16 (3.09%) 3D Graphics
10 14 (2.71%) Artificial Intelligence
10 14 (2.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 13 (2.51%) Contract for Difference
12 10 (1.93%) Physics
13 7 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.35%) Credit Risk
13 7 (1.35%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.35%) Social Media
13 7 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
14 6 (1.16%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 152 (29.40%) Linux
2 101 (19.54%) UNIX
3 54 (10.44%) Windows
4 16 (3.09%) Android
5 15 (2.90%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.39%) Solaris
7 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (29.40%) TDD
1 152 (29.40%) Software Engineering
2 93 (17.99%) OO
3 84 (16.25%) Multithreading
4 81 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (15.47%) Scrum
6 75 (14.51%) E-Commerce
7 73 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
8 64 (12.38%) SOA
9 63 (12.19%) BDD
10 55 (10.64%) Pair Programming
11 35 (6.77%) MVC
12 33 (6.38%) Waterfall
13 22 (4.26%) Unit Testing
13 22 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
14 18 (3.48%) Project Management
15 17 (3.29%) Web Development
16 16 (3.09%) Cash Management
16 16 (3.09%) Low Latency
17 15 (2.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 517 (100.00%) Java
2 166 (32.11%) SQL
3 109 (21.08%) JavaScript
4 47 (9.09%) C++
5 45 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 45 (8.70%) Scala
6 43 (8.32%) C
6 43 (8.32%) C#
7 28 (5.42%) Python
8 23 (4.45%) Bash Shell
9 19 (3.68%) Clojure
10 16 (3.09%) Ruby
11 13 (2.51%) Perl
12 12 (2.32%) PHP
13 11 (2.13%) Groovy
14 8 (1.55%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.35%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.16%) VBA
17 5 (0.97%) MAXScript
17 5 (0.97%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 86 (16.63%) Degree
2 14 (2.71%) PhD
3 10 (1.93%) Sun Certification
4 4 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.93%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) EMIR
2 6 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.19%) Ansible
Vendors
1 156 (30.17%) Oracle
2 64 (12.38%) JBoss
3 29 (5.61%) hybris
4 21 (4.06%) TIBCO
5 19 (3.68%) Perforce
6 17 (3.29%) Atlassian
7 13 (2.51%) Murex
7 13 (2.51%) Calypso
8 12 (2.32%) Google
9 11 (2.13%) IBM
10 10 (1.93%) Microsoft
11 9 (1.74%) Adobe
11 9 (1.74%) Twitter
12 8 (1.55%) Sybase
13 7 (1.35%) Sun
13 7 (1.35%) Facebook
14 3 (0.58%) Talend
15 2 (0.39%) VMware
16 1 (0.19%) ATG
16 1 (0.19%) DataSynapse
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