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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Programmer
Rank 727 577 747
Rank change year-on-year
-150 +170
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 176 315 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.31% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 172 267 146
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -140 165 £50,000 - 10
London -94 103 £55,000 -8.33% 7
City of London +18 22 £50,000 -20.00% 2
East of England -22 22 £40,000 - 1
South East -45 22 £50,000 - 1
Surrey -8 15 £50,000 -9.09%
Cambridgeshire +7 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Cambridge 0 13 £40,000 -20.00%
Redhill - 12 £50,000 -
Somerset -6 9 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -42 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Hertfordshire -18 7 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Shepton Mallet - 7 £42,500 -
Somerton - 7 £42,500 -
Glastonbury - 7 £42,500 -
Horley - 6 £50,000 -
Reigate - 6 £50,000 -
East Midlands -1 5 £22,500 -41.93%
Scotland -15 5 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Street - 5 £42,500 -
Berkshire 0 4 £44,750 -10.50%
Nottinghamshire -1 4 £22,000 -43.22%
Nottingham -3 4 £22,000 -43.22%
North West -24 3 £37,500 -3.22% 1
Reading - 3 £42,000 -
Aberdeen - 3 £50,000 - 1
South Wales +7 2 £31,500 +26.00%
Preston +5 2 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire 0 2 £37,500 - 1
Wales -4 2 £31,500 +26.00%

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 490 (100.00%) Java
2 240 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (41.43%) Spring
4 163 (33.27%) SQL
5 156 (31.84%) Oracle
6 154 (31.43%) Finance
7 152 (31.02%) J2EE
8 147 (30.00%) TDD
9 145 (29.59%) Software Engineering
10 142 (28.98%) Web Services
11 141 (28.78%) Linux
12 121 (24.69%) Hibernate
13 112 (22.86%) XML
14 111 (22.65%) HTML
15 101 (20.61%) JavaScript
16 97 (19.80%) UNIX
17 86 (17.55%) Degree
17 86 (17.55%) Tomcat
18 82 (16.73%) OO
19 79 (16.12%) E-Commerce
20 77 (15.71%) Multithreading
21 73 (14.90%) MySQL
22 72 (14.69%) Scrum
23 71 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
24 70 (14.29%) Maven
25 67 (13.67%) SOAP
26 66 (13.47%) Eclipse
27 64 (13.06%) BDD
28 61 (12.45%) CSS
29 60 (12.24%) Computer Science

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 86 (17.55%) Tomcat
2 33 (6.73%) WebSphere
3 26 (5.31%) Apache
4 21 (4.29%) Confluence
5 20 (4.08%) MQSeries
6 17 (3.47%) Node.js
7 14 (2.86%) Jetty
8 12 (2.45%) Mule
8 12 (2.45%) WebLogic
9 11 (2.24%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.63%) FileNet
10 8 (1.63%) CMS
10 8 (1.63%) LiveCycle
10 8 (1.63%) Liferay
11 5 (1.02%) WordPress
12 3 (0.61%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
13 2 (0.41%) IIS
13 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.22%) 3ds Max
3 4 (0.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.82%) SaaS
2 3 (0.61%) PaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.41%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.06%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.24%) HTTP
3 8 (1.63%) SSH
4 6 (1.22%) Internet
5 5 (1.02%) RTP
6 3 (0.61%) SMTP
7 2 (0.41%) AMQP
8 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.20%) ATM
8 1 (0.20%) SNMP
8 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.90%) MySQL
2 49 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 31 (6.33%) MongoDB
4 30 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.69%) Big Data
6 17 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (3.06%) Hadoop
8 14 (2.86%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.65%) Redis
10 12 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.24%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.24%) DB2
12 9 (1.84%) OLAP
13 7 (1.43%) Informix
14 6 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (1.02%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.82%) Jackrabbit
16 4 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
17 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 70 (14.29%) Maven
2 66 (13.47%) Eclipse
3 60 (12.24%) Ant
4 53 (10.82%) JUnit
5 44 (8.98%) Jenkins
6 43 (8.78%) JIRA
7 27 (5.51%) Subversion
8 24 (4.90%) Git (software)
9 13 (2.65%) IntelliJ
9 13 (2.65%) VisualVM
9 13 (2.65%) SoapUI
9 13 (2.65%) FishEye
10 12 (2.45%) Selenium
11 11 (2.24%) Hudson
12 5 (1.02%) Robotium
12 5 (1.02%) JBehave
12 5 (1.02%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.02%) jMock
13 4 (0.82%) Gradle
14 3 (0.61%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 154 (31.43%) Finance
2 59 (12.04%) Banking
3 47 (9.59%) Investment Banking
4 44 (8.98%) Retail
5 21 (4.29%) Front Office
6 15 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.06%) Publishing
7 10 (2.04%) Games
8 8 (1.63%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.43%) Back Office
10 4 (0.82%) Law
11 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.61%) Automotive
12 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Marketing
13 1 (0.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (41.43%) Spring
2 152 (31.02%) J2EE
3 142 (28.98%) Web Services
4 121 (24.69%) Hibernate
5 112 (22.86%) XML
6 111 (22.65%) HTML
7 67 (13.67%) SOAP
8 61 (12.45%) CSS
9 55 (11.22%) jQuery
10 50 (10.20%) Java EE
10 50 (10.20%) JSP
11 43 (8.78%) Ajax
12 35 (7.14%) JDBC
13 34 (6.94%) Middleware
14 30 (6.12%) HTML5
15 29 (5.92%) Servlets
16 28 (5.71%) EJB
16 28 (5.71%) Struts
17 23 (4.69%) JMS
17 23 (4.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.24%) Computer Science
2 35 (7.14%) Open Source
3 31 (6.33%) Mathematics
4 29 (5.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.69%) Derivative
7 22 (4.49%) Fixed Income
8 20 (4.08%) Equities
9 18 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (3.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 15 (3.06%) Contract for Difference
11 15 (3.06%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.45%) 3D Graphics
13 9 (1.84%) Artificial Intelligence
14 8 (1.63%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (1.43%) Credit Risk
15 7 (1.43%) Mobile App
15 7 (1.43%) Social Media
15 7 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
16 6 (1.22%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 141 (28.78%) Linux
2 97 (19.80%) UNIX
3 46 (9.39%) Windows
4 17 (3.47%) Android
5 14 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.82%) Solaris
8 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.41%) AIX
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (30.00%) TDD
3 145 (29.59%) Software Engineering
4 82 (16.73%) OO
5 79 (16.12%) E-Commerce
6 77 (15.71%) Multithreading
7 72 (14.69%) Scrum
8 71 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
9 64 (13.06%) BDD
10 60 (12.24%) SOA
11 56 (11.43%) Pair Programming
12 49 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 30 (6.12%) MVC
14 28 (5.71%) Waterfall
15 20 (4.08%) Unit Testing
15 20 (4.08%) OOA/OOD
16 18 (3.67%) Web Development
17 15 (3.06%) Project Management
18 14 (2.86%) OOP
18 14 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 490 (100.00%) Java
2 163 (33.27%) SQL
3 101 (20.61%) JavaScript
4 49 (10.00%) C++
5 45 (9.18%) PL/SQL
6 44 (8.98%) C#
7 43 (8.78%) C
8 39 (7.96%) Scala
9 30 (6.12%) Python
10 24 (4.90%) Bash Shell
11 18 (3.67%) Clojure
12 15 (3.06%) Ruby
13 13 (2.65%) PHP
14 12 (2.45%) Perl
15 9 (1.84%) Groovy
16 7 (1.43%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.43%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.43%) VBA
17 6 (1.22%) MAXScript
17 6 (1.22%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 86 (17.55%) Degree
2 13 (2.65%) Sun Certification
3 9 (1.84%) PhD
4 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.20%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.04%) QA
2 7 (1.43%) EMIR
2 7 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 156 (31.84%) Oracle
2 56 (11.43%) JBoss
3 26 (5.31%) hybris
4 19 (3.88%) TIBCO
5 16 (3.27%) Perforce
6 15 (3.06%) Murex
6 15 (3.06%) Calypso
7 14 (2.86%) Atlassian
8 11 (2.24%) IBM
8 11 (2.24%) Google
9 9 (1.84%) Microsoft
10 8 (1.63%) Adobe
10 8 (1.63%) Twitter
11 7 (1.43%) Sun
12 5 (1.02%) Sybase
12 5 (1.02%) Facebook
13 3 (0.61%) Talend
14 2 (0.41%) VMware
15 1 (0.20%) ATG
15 1 (0.20%) DataSynapse
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