The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 727 673 642
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 156 220 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.22% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 144 213 201
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the UK.

Java Software Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java Software Developer over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Java Software Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Java Software Developer
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 Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -62 149 £49,000 +13.95% 29
London +13 66 £55,000 - 9
South East -35 26 £40,000 -23.80% 8
City of London +20 25 £57,500 -23.33% 4
East of England +9 22 £40,000 -6.97% 3
Surrey -6 13 £55,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +2 12 £40,000 -14.89%
Cambridgeshire +4 9 £40,000 - 2
Sunderland +3 9 £30,000 -
Cambridge +1 9 £40,000 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 9 £30,000 -14.28%
North East -11 9 £30,000 -14.28%
Manchester -12 9 £42,500 - 3
Tyne and Wear -13 9 £30,000 -14.28%
North West -21 9 £42,500 - 4
Altrincham -2 8 £42,500 - 2
Redhill - 8 - - 1
West Sussex -2 7 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Crawley -5 7 £22,500 -25.00%
South West -36 7 £39,000 +4.00% 4
St Albans - 7 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire -6 6 £35,000 -15.66%
Yorkshire -16 6 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Harrogate -20 6 £35,000 -15.66%
Scotland +5 4 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Bristol -11 4 £33,500 -21.17% 2
Epsom - 4 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £42,000 +1.81%
Milton Keynes +4 3 £42,000 -11.57%
West Midlands -16 3 £40,000 +45.45%

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 346 (100.00%) Java
2 186 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (39.60%) Software Engineering
4 124 (35.84%) Degree
5 118 (34.10%) Spring
6 116 (33.53%) J2EE
7 100 (28.90%) OO
8 93 (26.88%) Linux
9 85 (24.57%) C#
10 81 (23.41%) C++
11 79 (22.83%) JavaScript
12 74 (21.39%) SQL
13 68 (19.65%) Computer Science
14 61 (17.63%) Scrum
15 59 (17.05%) HTML
16 57 (16.47%) MVC
17 54 (15.61%) Finance
17 54 (15.61%) TDD
18 53 (15.32%) Multithreading
19 52 (15.03%) XML
19 52 (15.03%) OOP
20 47 (13.58%) CSS
20 47 (13.58%) JSP
21 46 (13.29%) Oracle
22 43 (12.43%) C
23 42 (12.14%) Hibernate
24 41 (11.85%) Unit Testing
25 38 (10.98%) Web Services
25 38 (10.98%) Python
26 36 (10.40%) UML

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Java Software Developer 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (8.67%) Apache
1 30 (8.67%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.34%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.60%) Apache Solr
4 7 (2.02%) JBoss
5 6 (1.73%) Node.js
5 6 (1.73%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (1.73%) GlassFish
6 5 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.45%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.45%) Confluence
7 4 (1.16%) SAS
8 3 (0.87%) CMS
9 2 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.80%) SaaS
2 17 (4.91%) Force.com
3 7 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.96%) MySQL
2 18 (5.20%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.91%) Hadoop
4 13 (3.76%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.89%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.02%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.02%) Big Data
9 6 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.73%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.45%) Redis
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.87%) OLAP
11 3 (0.87%) SQLite
12 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.29%) DB2
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 34 (9.83%) Maven
2 32 (9.25%) JUnit
3 31 (8.96%) Subversion
4 23 (6.65%) Eclipse
5 20 (5.78%) Ant
5 20 (5.78%) Git (software)
6 18 (5.20%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.34%) Selenium
8 14 (4.05%) Hudson
9 11 (3.18%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.89%) JIRA
11 8 (2.31%) Spock
12 6 (1.73%) Gradle
13 5 (1.45%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.16%) Mercurial
14 4 (1.16%) Log4j
15 3 (0.87%) Bugzilla
15 3 (0.87%) Redmine
16 2 (0.58%) JBehave
16 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (15.61%) Finance
2 27 (7.80%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.20%) Games
4 13 (3.76%) Banking
4 13 (3.76%) Retail
5 9 (2.60%) Publishing
5 9 (2.60%) Online Betting
6 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.29%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (34.10%) Spring
2 116 (33.53%) J2EE
3 59 (17.05%) HTML
4 52 (15.03%) XML
5 47 (13.58%) CSS
5 47 (13.58%) JSP
6 42 (12.14%) Hibernate
7 38 (10.98%) Web Services
8 32 (9.25%) REST
9 31 (8.96%) Ajax
10 29 (8.38%) SOAP
11 28 (8.09%) RESTful
12 25 (7.23%) JDBC
12 25 (7.23%) .NET
13 24 (6.94%) HTML5
13 24 (6.94%) Java EE
14 21 (6.07%) Grails
15 20 (5.78%) JMS
16 18 (5.20%) RabbitMQ
17 15 (4.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 68 (19.65%) Computer Science
2 32 (9.25%) Open Source
3 30 (8.67%) Algorithms
4 29 (8.38%) Mathematics
5 23 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (5.49%) Physics
7 16 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (4.05%) Client/Server
9 11 (3.18%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (2.89%) Online Games
10 10 (2.89%) Mobile App
11 9 (2.60%) Data Structures
12 8 (2.31%) Social Media
13 6 (1.73%) GIS
14 5 (1.45%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (1.45%) iPhone
14 5 (1.45%) iPad
14 5 (1.45%) Hedge funds
15 4 (1.16%) Grid Computing
16 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 93 (26.88%) Linux
2 34 (9.83%) UNIX
3 21 (6.07%) Windows
4 15 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.73%) Android
6 4 (1.16%) AIX
7 2 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (39.60%) Software Engineering
3 100 (28.90%) OO
4 61 (17.63%) Scrum
5 57 (16.47%) MVC
6 54 (15.61%) TDD
7 53 (15.32%) Multithreading
8 52 (15.03%) OOP
9 41 (11.85%) Unit Testing
10 36 (10.40%) UML
11 29 (8.38%) E-Commerce
12 27 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (6.36%) OOD
13 22 (6.36%) BDD
14 18 (5.20%) Analytics
14 18 (5.20%) Pair Programming
15 16 (4.62%) Software Architecture
16 15 (4.34%) Mentoring
17 14 (4.05%) OOA/OOD
18 13 (3.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 346 (100.00%) Java
2 85 (24.57%) C#
3 81 (23.41%) C++
4 79 (22.83%) JavaScript
5 74 (21.39%) SQL
6 43 (12.43%) C
7 38 (10.98%) Python
8 33 (9.54%) Groovy
9 22 (6.36%) Scala
10 16 (4.62%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.76%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.02%) Perl
13 6 (1.73%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.87%) Clojure
15 2 (0.58%) Ruby
15 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.29%) Fortran
16 1 (0.29%) Delphi
16 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (35.84%) Degree
2 19 (5.49%) PhD
3 12 (3.47%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.31%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.58%) OCPJWCD
7 1 (0.29%) ISEB
7 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.91%) QA
2 9 (2.60%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) StatsD
1 5 (1.45%) logstash
1 5 (1.45%) Kibana
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (13.29%) Oracle
2 16 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (2.60%) IBM
4 8 (2.31%) Sybase
5 7 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.45%) New Relic
7 4 (1.16%) Endeca
7 4 (1.16%) Google
7 4 (1.16%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.58%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) Informatica
9 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.29%) Twitter
9 1 (0.29%) Vertica
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