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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Programmer
Rank 756 753 624
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -129
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 176 195 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 153 172 384
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
94892 102869 114926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79750 84327 94069
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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 24 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 24 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 +28 173 £52,500 +10.52% 9
London +1 76 £55,000 +4.76% 8
East of England +47 57 £47,500 +5.55%
South East +32 28 £55,000 +131.57%
Cambridgeshire +14 20 £45,000 +12.50%
Essex +10 19 £62,500 +95.31%
Hertfordshire +17 18 £46,000 -3.15%
Cambridge +15 17 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey +15 15 £55,000 +29.41%
Colchester - 15 £62,500 -
Crawley -4 12 £55,000 +144.44%
West Sussex -11 12 £55,000 +144.44%
Ealing - 7 £60,000 -
Stevenage - 7 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £40,000 -
City of London +30 4 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Yorkshire +9 4 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands -15 4 £38,750 -29.54%
Saffron Walden - 4 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £46,000 -
South West +6 3 £52,500 +16.66%
North Yorkshire +4 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Scotland -3 3 - -
Birmingham -8 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Ely - 3 £45,000 -
Epsom - 3 £65,000 -
Wiltshire +4 2 £52,500 +16.66%
Farnham - 2 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire +28 1 £30,000 -33.33%

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 358 (100.00%) Java
2 187 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (41.90%) Software Engineering
4 133 (37.15%) Spring
5 129 (36.03%) SQL
6 118 (32.96%) Hibernate
7 111 (31.01%) HTML
8 110 (30.73%) Oracle
9 109 (30.45%) Degree
10 103 (28.77%) JavaScript
11 97 (27.09%) Computer Science
12 93 (25.98%) CSS
13 83 (23.18%) OO
14 76 (21.23%) Web Services
15 71 (19.83%) Tomcat
16 69 (19.27%) JBoss
16 69 (19.27%) Linux
17 66 (18.44%) Multithreading
18 62 (17.32%) J2EE
18 62 (17.32%) MySQL
19 61 (17.04%) REST
20 60 (16.76%) Relational Database
21 58 (16.20%) JUnit
21 58 (16.20%) Unix
21 58 (16.20%) Python
21 58 (16.20%) TDD
22 56 (15.64%) JSP
23 54 (15.08%) C++
24 53 (14.80%) Finance
24 53 (14.80%) PL/SQL

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 (19.83%) Tomcat
2 69 (19.27%) JBoss
3 33 (9.22%) WebLogic
3 33 (9.22%) WebSphere
4 23 (6.42%) Node.js
5 14 (3.91%) Apache
6 9 (2.51%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.12%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.12%) CMS
9 4 (1.12%) Confluence
9 4 (1.12%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.28%) Jetty
11 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.28%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 18 (5.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.70%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (6.15%) SaaS
3 11 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.56%) GitHub
4 2 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) Heroku
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.35%) Internet
2 7 (1.96%) HTTP
3 5 (1.40%) SSL
4 4 (1.12%) LDAP
5 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.56%) SMTP
7 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.32%) MySQL
2 60 (16.76%) Relational Database
3 43 (12.01%) SQL Server
4 31 (8.66%) NoSQL
5 29 (8.10%) Hadoop
5 29 (8.10%) Oracle Database
6 28 (7.82%) MongoDB
7 25 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (6.15%) RDBMS
8 22 (6.15%) Redis
9 12 (3.35%) Big Data
10 10 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.84%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.84%) HBase
11 3 (0.84%) Impala
11 3 (0.84%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.56%) DB2
12 2 (0.56%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 58 (16.20%) JUnit
2 38 (10.61%) Subversion
3 29 (8.10%) Git (software)
4 24 (6.70%) Cucumber
5 21 (5.87%) Hamcrest
5 21 (5.87%) jMock
6 18 (5.03%) Eclipse
7 17 (4.75%) Maven
8 12 (3.35%) JIRA
9 11 (3.07%) Ant
10 10 (2.79%) Android Studio
11 9 (2.51%) Mockito
12 8 (2.23%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.68%) Selenium
14 4 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.84%) FitNesse
15 3 (0.84%) Jasmine
15 3 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (0.84%) Log4j
15 3 (0.84%) TestNG
General
1 53 (14.80%) Finance
2 28 (7.82%) Banking
3 22 (6.15%) Investment Banking
4 15 (4.19%) Front Office
5 9 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.68%) Games
7 5 (1.40%) Marketing
8 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.84%) Retail
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.56%) Automotive
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (37.15%) Spring
2 118 (32.96%) Hibernate
3 111 (31.01%) HTML
4 93 (25.98%) CSS
5 76 (21.23%) Web Services
6 62 (17.32%) J2EE
7 61 (17.04%) REST
8 56 (15.64%) JSP
9 46 (12.85%) RESTful
10 38 (10.61%) XML
11 37 (10.34%) Java EE
12 36 (10.06%) Ajax
13 32 (8.94%) JSF
13 32 (8.94%) SOAP
14 30 (8.38%) Swing
15 24 (6.70%) XHTML
16 22 (6.15%) jQuery
17 21 (5.87%) Guice
17 21 (5.87%) JMS
18 18 (5.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 97 (27.09%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.38%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (8.10%) Hedge funds
4 27 (7.54%) Client/Server
5 20 (5.59%) Equities
6 19 (5.31%) Derivative
6 19 (5.31%) Fixed Income
6 19 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (3.07%) Internet of Things
8 8 (2.23%) OTC Derivatives
9 7 (1.96%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.68%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.40%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.12%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.84%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.84%) Life Science
13 3 (0.84%) Raspberry Pi
14 2 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 69 (19.27%) Linux
2 58 (16.20%) Unix
3 25 (6.98%) Android
4 16 (4.47%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.79%) Windows
6 3 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (52.23%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (41.90%) Software Engineering
3 83 (23.18%) OO
4 66 (18.44%) Multithreading
5 58 (16.20%) TDD
6 47 (13.13%) MVC
7 42 (11.73%) Scrum
8 40 (11.17%) OOP
9 38 (10.61%) E-Commerce
9 38 (10.61%) Unit Testing
10 36 (10.06%) SOA
11 32 (8.94%) SDLC
12 31 (8.66%) Open Source
13 26 (7.26%) Microservices
14 24 (6.70%) BDD
14 24 (6.70%) Web Design
15 23 (6.42%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (6.42%) Kanban
16 22 (6.15%) Dependency Injection
17 21 (5.87%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 358 (100.00%) Java
2 129 (36.03%) SQL
3 103 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 58 (16.20%) Python
5 54 (15.08%) C++
6 53 (14.80%) PL/SQL
7 31 (8.66%) C
8 28 (7.82%) C#
9 24 (6.70%) Assembly Language
9 24 (6.70%) Ruby
10 23 (6.42%) Scala
11 18 (5.03%) Groovy
12 15 (4.19%) Perl
13 9 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.40%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.40%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.12%) Clojure
15 4 (1.12%) Erlang
16 3 (0.84%) F#
17 2 (0.56%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 109 (30.45%) Degree
2 9 (2.51%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.56%) PhD
3 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.15%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) Docker
1 3 (0.84%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.40%) Kibana
1 5 (1.40%) logstash
2 4 (1.12%) Grafana
2 4 (1.12%) StatsD
3 2 (0.56%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 110 (30.73%) Oracle
2 5 (1.40%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.12%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.12%) New Relic
4 3 (0.84%) Apple
5 2 (0.56%) Adobe
5 2 (0.56%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.28%) Facebook
6 1 (0.28%) Google
6 1 (0.28%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.28%) IBM
6 1 (0.28%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.28%) Wall Street Systems
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