The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Java Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 748 769 622
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -147
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 196 204 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 170 168 387
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median 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 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Java Programmer in the job title.

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 3 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 194 £50,000 - 4
London -17 84 £56,250 +2.27% 3
East of England +33 56 £46,750 +3.88%
South East +39 35 £55,000 +144.44% 1
Essex +15 20 £62,500 +95.31%
Surrey +18 18 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Cambridgeshire +9 17 £45,000 +12.50%
Hertfordshire +13 16 £45,500 -2.15%
Cambridge +13 16 £45,000 +12.50%
Crawley +3 16 £55,000 +144.44%
West Sussex +2 16 £55,000 +144.44%
Colchester - 14 £62,500 -
Ealing - 10 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 8 £47,500 -
Yorkshire +3 7 £45,000 -10.00%
City of London +43 6 £50,000 -19.35%
North Yorkshire -4 6 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands -21 6 £38,750 -29.54%
Saffron Walden - 5 £47,500 -
Birmingham -16 4 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £46,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £36,250 -
South West +1 3 £52,500 -
Ipswich - 3 £37,500 -
Epsom - 3 £65,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £37,500 -
Cheshire +31 2 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +27 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland +11 2 - -
Wiltshire -3 2 £52,500 +16.66%

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Java Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Java Programmer in the job title.

1 381 (100.00%) Java
2 203 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (40.68%) Spring
4 148 (38.85%) Software Engineering
5 140 (36.75%) Hibernate
6 130 (34.12%) SQL
7 117 (30.71%) Oracle
8 115 (30.18%) Degree
9 114 (29.92%) HTML
10 109 (28.61%) JavaScript
11 102 (26.77%) Computer Science
12 98 (25.72%) CSS
13 85 (22.31%) Web Services
14 80 (21.00%) OO
15 74 (19.42%) Linux
16 71 (18.64%) REST
16 71 (18.64%) JBoss
16 71 (18.64%) Tomcat
17 69 (18.11%) MySQL
18 68 (17.85%) JUnit
19 66 (17.32%) Relational Database
20 65 (17.06%) J2EE
21 64 (16.80%) Finance
21 64 (16.80%) Multithreading
22 62 (16.27%) Python
22 62 (16.27%) TDD
23 61 (16.01%) Unix
24 59 (15.49%) JSP
25 56 (14.70%) PL/SQL
26 52 (13.65%) RESTful

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (18.64%) JBoss
1 71 (18.64%) Tomcat
2 35 (9.19%) WebLogic
3 34 (8.92%) WebSphere
4 21 (5.51%) Node.js
5 15 (3.94%) Apache
6 13 (3.41%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.57%) Confluence
8 6 (1.57%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.31%) CMS
10 4 (1.05%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.52%) Jetty
12 2 (0.52%) SAS
13 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 21 (5.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.35%) SaaS
2 23 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.52%) GitHub
4 2 (0.52%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.26%) Heroku
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.62%) Internet
2 6 (1.57%) HTTP
2 6 (1.57%) LDAP
3 3 (0.79%) SMTP
3 3 (0.79%) SSL
4 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.11%) MySQL
2 66 (17.32%) Relational Database
3 45 (11.81%) SQL Server
4 38 (9.97%) Hadoop
5 37 (9.71%) NoSQL
6 33 (8.66%) MongoDB
6 33 (8.66%) Oracle Database
7 32 (8.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 28 (7.35%) Redis
9 26 (6.82%) RDBMS
10 14 (3.67%) Big Data
11 11 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.31%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.31%) HBase
12 5 (1.31%) Impala
13 3 (0.79%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.79%) Jackrabbit
13 3 (0.79%) Text Mining
14 2 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 68 (17.85%) JUnit
2 40 (10.50%) Subversion
3 32 (8.40%) Cucumber
4 29 (7.61%) Git (software)
5 28 (7.35%) jMock
6 27 (7.09%) Hamcrest
7 26 (6.82%) Eclipse
8 19 (4.99%) Maven
9 18 (4.72%) JIRA
10 14 (3.67%) Ant
11 11 (2.89%) Jenkins
11 11 (2.89%) Mockito
12 10 (2.62%) Android Studio
13 9 (2.36%) Selenium
14 6 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (1.57%) Jasmine
15 4 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (1.05%) Log4j
15 4 (1.05%) TeamCity
16 3 (0.79%) FitNesse
General
1 64 (16.80%) Finance
2 28 (7.35%) Banking
3 23 (6.04%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.94%) Front Office
5 7 (1.84%) Games
5 7 (1.84%) Marketing
5 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.31%) Publishing
6 5 (1.31%) Retail
7 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (40.68%) Spring
2 140 (36.75%) Hibernate
3 114 (29.92%) HTML
4 98 (25.72%) CSS
5 85 (22.31%) Web Services
6 71 (18.64%) REST
7 65 (17.06%) J2EE
8 59 (15.49%) JSP
9 52 (13.65%) RESTful
10 47 (12.34%) XML
11 39 (10.24%) Java EE
12 36 (9.45%) Ajax
13 34 (8.92%) JSF
14 31 (8.14%) Swing
15 30 (7.87%) SOAP
16 28 (7.35%) jQuery
17 27 (7.09%) Guice
17 27 (7.09%) JMS
18 25 (6.56%) XHTML
19 18 (4.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 102 (26.77%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (7.61%) Hedge funds
4 28 (7.35%) Client/Server
5 17 (4.46%) Equities
6 16 (4.20%) Derivative
6 16 (4.20%) Fixed Income
6 16 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 9 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.36%) Internet of Things
8 6 (1.57%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.57%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.57%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.79%) Life Science
9 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.52%) Statistics
11 1 (0.26%) Artificial Intelligence
11 1 (0.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 74 (19.42%) Linux
2 61 (16.01%) Unix
3 26 (6.82%) Android
4 16 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.62%) Windows
6 3 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (38.85%) Software Engineering
3 80 (21.00%) OO
4 64 (16.80%) Multithreading
5 62 (16.27%) TDD
6 46 (12.07%) MVC
6 46 (12.07%) SOA
7 42 (11.02%) Scrum
8 39 (10.24%) Unit Testing
9 37 (9.71%) OOP
10 36 (9.45%) E-Commerce
11 33 (8.66%) Open Source
12 32 (8.40%) SDLC
13 31 (8.14%) Microservices
14 30 (7.87%) BDD
15 28 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
16 25 (6.56%) User Stories
17 24 (6.30%) Waterfall
18 23 (6.04%) Continuous Delivery
18 23 (6.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 381 (100.00%) Java
2 130 (34.12%) SQL
3 109 (28.61%) JavaScript
4 62 (16.27%) Python
5 56 (14.70%) PL/SQL
6 49 (12.86%) C++
7 30 (7.87%) C
8 28 (7.35%) Ruby
9 27 (7.09%) C#
10 23 (6.04%) Assembly Language
10 23 (6.04%) Scala
11 21 (5.51%) Groovy
12 15 (3.94%) Perl
13 7 (1.84%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.57%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.57%) Clojure
15 5 (1.31%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.05%) Erlang
17 3 (0.79%) ECMAScript
17 3 (0.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 115 (30.18%) Degree
2 8 (2.10%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.52%) PhD
4 1 (0.26%) HND
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.14%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) HDFS
2 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.84%) Kibana
1 7 (1.84%) logstash
2 6 (1.57%) Grafana
2 6 (1.57%) StatsD
3 1 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 117 (30.71%) Oracle
2 6 (1.57%) Atlassian
2 6 (1.57%) New Relic
3 5 (1.31%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.05%) IBM
5 3 (0.79%) Adobe
5 3 (0.79%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.52%) Apple
6 2 (0.52%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.26%) Facebook
7 1 (0.26%) Google
7 1 (0.26%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.26%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.26%) Wall Street Systems
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