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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Programmer
Rank 699 649 605
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 194 270 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 188 265 278
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 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 29 July 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 -37 194 £55,000 +10.00% 14
London -15 115 £60,000 +6.66% 10
City of London +43 37 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South East -2 28 £55,000 +18.91%
East of England +5 25 £36,000 -15.29% 2
Essex +6 12 £36,000 -10.00% 1
North West +18 11 £36,500 -2.66% 1
Surrey -10 11 £55,000 +10.00%
West Sussex +10 10 £22,500 -62.50%
Crawley +3 10 £22,500 -62.50%
Cambridge +18 8 £30,000 -29.41%
Manchester +18 8 £34,500 -8.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £30,000 -29.41%
Reigate +16 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Redhill -14 7 £55,000 +10.00%
Chelmsford -2 6 £32,000 -20.00% 1
South West -27 6 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands +7 4 £27,500 -1.78%
Hertfordshire -8 4 £46,500 -7.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £27,500 -
Cheltenham - 4 £50,000 -
Gloucester - 4 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 4 £27,500 -
Cheshire +2 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -6 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Chester - 3 £50,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £38,750 -
Altrincham - 2 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £47,500 -

Java Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 150 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (38.89%) Spring
4 117 (32.50%) J2EE
5 116 (32.22%) SQL
6 98 (27.22%) Hibernate
7 97 (26.94%) JavaScript
8 86 (23.89%) Software Engineering
9 82 (22.78%) Tomcat
10 80 (22.22%) Web Services
10 80 (22.22%) Oracle
11 79 (21.94%) HTML
12 78 (21.67%) XML
13 76 (21.11%) TDD
14 67 (18.61%) Scrum
14 67 (18.61%) Finance
15 66 (18.33%) Degree
16 62 (17.22%) Linux
17 58 (16.11%) OO
18 57 (15.83%) UNIX
19 54 (15.00%) Relational Database
20 52 (14.44%) Computer Science
21 50 (13.89%) Banking
22 49 (13.61%) MVC
22 49 (13.61%) CSS
23 47 (13.06%) SDLC
24 46 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
24 46 (12.78%) JPA
24 46 (12.78%) SQL Server
25 44 (12.22%) Multithreading

Java Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 82 (22.78%) Tomcat
2 38 (10.56%) Apache
3 32 (8.89%) JBoss
4 21 (5.83%) Node.js
5 13 (3.61%) Apache Solr
6 10 (2.78%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.22%) Confluence
8 7 (1.94%) Resin
9 6 (1.67%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.83%) Mule ESB
11 3 (0.83%) Mule
12 2 (0.56%) Liferay
12 2 (0.56%) Jetty
12 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 12 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.22%) SaaS
3 4 (1.11%) PaaS
3 4 (1.11%) IaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.28%) Internet
2 25 (6.94%) ATM
3 8 (2.22%) Broadband
3 8 (2.22%) LDAP
4 5 (1.39%) SMTP
4 5 (1.39%) HTTP
5 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 46 (12.78%) SQL Server
3 43 (11.94%) MySQL
4 25 (6.94%) DB2
5 22 (6.11%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.06%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.78%) Big Data
8 10 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.39%) Jackrabbit
10 5 (1.39%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.11%) HBase
11 4 (1.11%) Mahout
12 3 (0.83%) OLAP
13 2 (0.56%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.56%) Informix
13 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.56%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.28%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (10.83%) JUnit
2 29 (8.06%) Eclipse
3 26 (7.22%) Subversion
4 25 (6.94%) Maven
5 20 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 15 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.61%) JIRA
8 12 (3.33%) Ant
8 12 (3.33%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (1.67%) CruiseControl
11 5 (1.39%) Log4j
11 5 (1.39%) Selenium
11 5 (1.39%) Mockito
12 4 (1.11%) Eclipse RCP
12 4 (1.11%) EasyMock
13 3 (0.83%) TestNG
13 3 (0.83%) Xcode
13 3 (0.83%) Android Studio
13 3 (0.83%) Hudson
General
1 67 (18.61%) Finance
2 50 (13.89%) Banking
3 33 (9.17%) Front Office
4 26 (7.22%) Telecoms
5 15 (4.17%) Publishing
6 12 (3.33%) Games
6 12 (3.33%) Retail
6 12 (3.33%) Automotive
7 11 (3.06%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.22%) Multimedia
8 8 (2.22%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.11%) Back Office
9 4 (1.11%) Marketing
9 4 (1.11%) Advertising
10 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.83%) Legal
11 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (38.89%) Spring
2 117 (32.50%) J2EE
3 98 (27.22%) Hibernate
4 80 (22.22%) Web Services
5 79 (21.94%) HTML
6 78 (21.67%) XML
7 49 (13.61%) CSS
8 46 (12.78%) JPA
9 41 (11.39%) JSP
10 37 (10.28%) jQuery
11 32 (8.89%) REST
12 30 (8.33%) RESTful
13 27 (7.50%) J2SE
14 26 (7.22%) Struts
15 23 (6.39%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (6.11%) XSLT
17 21 (5.83%) Java EE
17 21 (5.83%) JSON
18 20 (5.56%) HTML5
19 19 (5.28%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.44%) Computer Science
2 46 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (6.94%) EFT
5 15 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 15 (4.17%) Derivative
6 13 (3.61%) Equities
7 11 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (2.22%) Economics
9 7 (1.94%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.94%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.67%) Online Games
10 6 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.67%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.39%) User Experience
11 5 (1.39%) iSeries
12 4 (1.11%) Market Risk
12 4 (1.11%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.11%) Streaming Media
12 4 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.22%) Linux
2 57 (15.83%) UNIX
3 21 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (4.72%) Apple iOS
4 17 (4.72%) Android
5 7 (1.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (23.89%) Software Engineering
3 76 (21.11%) TDD
4 67 (18.61%) Scrum
5 58 (16.11%) OO
6 49 (13.61%) MVC
7 47 (13.06%) SDLC
8 44 (12.22%) Multithreading
9 36 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 31 (8.61%) UML
10 31 (8.61%) Mentoring
11 30 (8.33%) Web Development
12 29 (8.06%) OOP
13 27 (7.50%) BDD
14 26 (7.22%) Refactoring
15 22 (6.11%) Kanban
16 19 (5.28%) Continuous Delivery
17 17 (4.72%) Unit Testing
17 17 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (4.72%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 360 (100.00%) Java
2 116 (32.22%) SQL
3 97 (26.94%) JavaScript
4 30 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 27 (7.50%) C++
6 26 (7.22%) C#
7 21 (5.83%) Python
8 13 (3.61%) Ruby
9 11 (3.06%) Groovy
9 11 (3.06%) Scala
10 7 (1.94%) C
10 7 (1.94%) PHP
11 5 (1.39%) RPG
11 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.39%) ECMAScript
12 4 (1.11%) XQuery
12 4 (1.11%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.11%) VBA
13 3 (0.83%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.83%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 66 (18.33%) Degree
2 7 (1.94%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.17%) QA
2 6 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.83%) EMIR
4 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (0.28%) StatsD
2 1 (0.28%) logstash
2 1 (0.28%) Kibana
2 1 (0.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 80 (22.22%) Oracle
2 21 (5.83%) Red Hat
3 10 (2.78%) Splunk
4 9 (2.50%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.94%) Google
5 7 (1.94%) IBM
6 5 (1.39%) Adobe
7 4 (1.11%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.83%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.56%) ILOG
9 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.56%) Perforce
10 1 (0.28%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.28%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.28%) ATG
10 1 (0.28%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.28%) hybris
10 1 (0.28%) Sencha
10 1 (0.28%) Sybase
10 1 (0.28%) Facebook
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