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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 715 624 640
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 168 299 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 148 278 230
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £39,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -57 163 £47,500 -5.00% 12
London -5 88 £57,500 -4.16% 10
East of England +23 36 £45,000 +5.88%
City of London +40 18 £62,500 +25.00% 3
South East -27 18 £22,500 -55.00%
Essex +15 13 £32,000 -22.42%
Hertfordshire -7 13 £47,500 +17.28%
Crawley - 12 £22,500 -
West Sussex - 12 £22,500 -
North West +6 7 £43,000 -14.00% 1
Yorkshire -5 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Chelmsford - 7 £32,000 -
Manchester - 6 £42,500 -
Cambridge +26 5 £40,000 -6.97%
Cambridgeshire +8 5 £40,000 -9.09%
Watford +6 5 £47,500 +18.75%
Norfolk - 5 £43,750 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Norwich - 5 £43,750 -
West Midlands -7 4 £55,000 +33.33%
Middlesbrough - 4 £50,000 -
Warwickshire -8 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Leamington Spa -9 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £40,000 -
Middlesex - 3 £55,000 -
Bristol -4 2 £33,000 -11.40%
South West -29 2 £33,000 -34.00%
Altrincham - 2 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
West Drayton - 2 £65,000 -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 350 (100.00%) Java
2 141 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (36.29%) Spring
4 124 (35.43%) J2EE
5 115 (32.86%) SQL
6 88 (25.14%) JavaScript
7 80 (22.86%) Finance
7 80 (22.86%) Hibernate
8 78 (22.29%) Software Engineering
9 71 (20.29%) Web Services
10 70 (20.00%) HTML
11 67 (19.14%) Oracle
12 63 (18.00%) TDD
13 61 (17.43%) Scrum
14 60 (17.14%) XML
15 57 (16.29%) Tomcat
15 57 (16.29%) MVC
16 55 (15.71%) Degree
17 54 (15.43%) Linux
18 50 (14.29%) Relational Database
19 47 (13.43%) MySQL
20 44 (12.57%) J2SE
20 44 (12.57%) E-Commerce
21 42 (12.00%) OO
22 41 (11.71%) Web Development
23 40 (11.43%) Banking
23 40 (11.43%) CSS
24 39 (11.14%) UNIX
24 39 (11.14%) Multithreading
25 38 (10.86%) OOP

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (16.29%) Tomcat
2 31 (8.86%) Apache
3 23 (6.57%) Node.js
4 20 (5.71%) JBoss
5 8 (2.29%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (2.00%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.86%) Mule
9 3 (0.86%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.57%) CMS
10 2 (0.57%) Jetty
10 2 (0.57%) Liferay
11 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.29%) Mingle
2 1 (0.29%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Staffware
2 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.86%) SaaS
2 12 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.43%) Heroku
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.00%) Internet
2 10 (2.86%) HTTP
3 8 (2.29%) ATM
3 8 (2.29%) SMTP
4 3 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.57%) SSL
6 1 (0.29%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 47 (13.43%) MySQL
3 38 (10.86%) RDBMS
4 27 (7.71%) SQL Server
5 16 (4.57%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.43%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.57%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.29%) DB2
8 8 (2.29%) Jackrabbit
9 7 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.71%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.43%) Big Data
12 4 (1.14%) Mahout
12 4 (1.14%) HBase
13 3 (0.86%) OLAP
14 2 (0.57%) Informix
14 2 (0.57%) Redis
14 2 (0.57%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.29%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 34 (9.71%) Eclipse
2 30 (8.57%) JUnit
3 23 (6.57%) Maven
4 20 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 17 (4.86%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.00%) Subversion
7 8 (2.29%) Log4j
8 7 (2.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.71%) Eclipse RCP
10 4 (1.14%) JMeter
10 4 (1.14%) JIRA
10 4 (1.14%) TestNG
11 3 (0.86%) Hudson
11 3 (0.86%) Redmine
11 3 (0.86%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.86%) Gradle
11 3 (0.86%) Xcode
12 2 (0.57%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.57%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 80 (22.86%) Finance
2 40 (11.43%) Banking
3 35 (10.00%) Front Office
4 34 (9.71%) Telecoms
5 21 (6.00%) Retail
6 19 (5.43%) Publishing
7 15 (4.29%) Games
8 14 (4.00%) Automotive
9 12 (3.43%) Investment Banking
10 8 (2.29%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.43%) Back Office
12 4 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.29%) Marketing
13 1 (0.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (36.29%) Spring
2 124 (35.43%) J2EE
3 80 (22.86%) Hibernate
4 71 (20.29%) Web Services
5 70 (20.00%) HTML
6 60 (17.14%) XML
7 44 (12.57%) J2SE
8 40 (11.43%) CSS
9 30 (8.57%) JPA
9 30 (8.57%) REST
10 29 (8.29%) JSP
11 28 (8.00%) JSON
12 27 (7.71%) Java EE
13 25 (7.14%) RESTful
14 23 (6.57%) Struts
14 23 (6.57%) Ajax
14 23 (6.57%) Spring MVC
15 20 (5.71%) HTML5
15 20 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (5.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.43%) Computer Science
3 29 (8.29%) Equities
4 19 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (4.00%) Derivative
6 12 (3.43%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.14%) User Experience
8 10 (2.86%) Fixed Income
9 8 (2.29%) EFT
9 8 (2.29%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.29%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.29%) Economics
10 7 (2.00%) Open Source
10 7 (2.00%) Social Media
11 6 (1.71%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.43%) iSeries
12 5 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.43%) Online Games
12 5 (1.43%) Credit Risk
12 5 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.43%) Linux
2 39 (11.14%) UNIX
3 20 (5.71%) Android
4 19 (5.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.14%) Windows
6 3 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (22.29%) Software Engineering
3 63 (18.00%) TDD
4 61 (17.43%) Scrum
5 57 (16.29%) MVC
6 44 (12.57%) E-Commerce
7 42 (12.00%) OO
8 41 (11.71%) Web Development
9 39 (11.14%) Multithreading
10 38 (10.86%) OOP
11 32 (9.14%) Unit Testing
12 28 (8.00%) Mentoring
13 23 (6.57%) Pair Programming
14 21 (6.00%) BDD
15 19 (5.43%) Electronic Trading
15 19 (5.43%) Android Development
16 17 (4.86%) Risk Management
17 16 (4.57%) UML
17 16 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 350 (100.00%) Java
2 115 (32.86%) SQL
3 88 (25.14%) JavaScript
4 26 (7.43%) C++
5 21 (6.00%) C#
6 19 (5.43%) PL/SQL
7 17 (4.86%) Scala
8 15 (4.29%) Python
9 10 (2.86%) Ruby
10 9 (2.57%) C
11 8 (2.29%) ECMAScript
11 8 (2.29%) Haskell
12 7 (2.00%) PHP
13 5 (1.43%) RPG
14 4 (1.14%) VBA
14 4 (1.14%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.14%) Groovy
15 3 (0.86%) Clojure
15 3 (0.86%) Go
15 3 (0.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 55 (15.71%) Degree
2 6 (1.71%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.43%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) EMIR
2 4 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (2.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 67 (19.14%) Oracle
2 19 (5.43%) Red Hat
3 9 (2.57%) Google
3 9 (2.57%) IBM
4 8 (2.29%) Adobe
5 7 (2.00%) Splunk
5 7 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.14%) BEA
6 4 (1.14%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.86%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.57%) Informatica
8 2 (0.57%) Perforce
8 2 (0.57%) ATG
8 2 (0.57%) Sybase
8 2 (0.57%) hybris
9 1 (0.29%) Sencha
9 1 (0.29%) Facebook
9 1 (0.29%) Talend
9 1 (0.29%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
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Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
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London
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Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefit
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: bonuses, pension, holidays
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