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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 763 765 722
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 139 160 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 125 137 146
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% +28.57%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 0 124 £45,000 - 31
London -24 32 £50,000 - 5
South East -23 25 £30,000 -33.33% 5
East of England +7 21 £37,500 -6.25% 9
North West +5 18 £45,000 - 6
Manchester +12 17 £45,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire +40 16 £37,500 -16.66% 7
Cambridge +33 16 £37,500 -16.66% 7
South West -8 14 £41,250 +1.85% 1
Bristol -4 9 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Sussex -5 7 £22,500 -43.75%
Crawley -6 7 £22,500 -43.75%
Yorkshire +14 6 £31,500 -30.00% 1
West Yorkshire +13 6 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Oxfordshire +11 6 £30,000 -33.33% 4
New Malden +5 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Wimbledon -5 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Teddington -9 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
City of London +25 5 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Somerset +7 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Oxford -3 5 £30,000 -33.33% 4
Hampshire +19 4 £31,250 -30.55%
Scotland -3 4 £43,750 -20.45% 2
West Midlands -8 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Surrey -10 4 £55,000 +22.22%
Winchester - 4 £31,250 -
Essex - 4 £24,000 - 1
Birmingham +8 3 £40,000 -
Leeds +8 3 - - 1
Redhill -15 3 - -

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 278 (100.00%) Java
2 156 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (44.96%) SQL
4 108 (38.85%) Spring
5 106 (38.13%) Software Engineering
6 91 (32.73%) Degree
7 86 (30.94%) JavaScript
8 79 (28.42%) TDD
9 69 (24.82%) Oracle
10 67 (24.10%) Scrum
11 66 (23.74%) Computer Science
12 64 (23.02%) Web Services
13 63 (22.66%) J2EE
14 59 (21.22%) Hibernate
15 57 (20.50%) OO
16 56 (20.14%) Maven
17 50 (17.99%) JUnit
18 46 (16.55%) Linux
19 45 (16.19%) Finance
20 42 (15.11%) HTML
20 42 (15.11%) jQuery
20 42 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (14.75%) Jenkins
22 39 (14.03%) Selenium
23 34 (12.23%) Java EE
23 34 (12.23%) MySQL
23 34 (12.23%) CSS
23 34 (12.23%) Open Source
24 33 (11.87%) SQL Server
25 31 (11.15%) NoSQL

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (9.71%) JBoss
2 26 (9.35%) Tomcat
3 22 (7.91%) Apache
4 11 (3.96%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.52%) Node.js
6 5 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.72%) Jetty
8 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.36%) WordPress
8 1 (0.36%) Liferay
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.36%) Drupal
8 1 (0.36%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) SAP CRM
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.24%) SaaS
2 3 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) GitHub
3 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.72%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.40%) Internet
2 8 (2.88%) HTTP
3 4 (1.44%) SSL
4 2 (0.72%) LDAP
4 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.23%) MySQL
2 33 (11.87%) SQL Server
3 31 (11.15%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.91%) MongoDB
5 19 (6.83%) Relational Database
6 17 (6.12%) Big Data
7 15 (5.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (4.68%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.60%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.52%) Redis
11 6 (2.16%) MarkLogic
12 5 (1.80%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.44%) SAP HANA
14 3 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (1.08%) JasperReports
14 3 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.72%) BigQuery
15 2 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 56 (20.14%) Maven
2 50 (17.99%) JUnit
3 41 (14.75%) Jenkins
4 39 (14.03%) Selenium
5 29 (10.43%) Git (software)
6 20 (7.19%) Cucumber
7 17 (6.12%) Ant
8 16 (5.76%) Eclipse
9 13 (4.68%) TestNG
10 12 (4.32%) JIRA
10 12 (4.32%) SoapUI
10 12 (4.32%) JBehave
10 12 (4.32%) WebDriver
11 10 (3.60%) Gradle
12 9 (3.24%) Hudson
12 9 (3.24%) Subversion
13 8 (2.88%) Spock
14 7 (2.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (2.16%) TeamCity
15 6 (2.16%) EasyMock
General
1 45 (16.19%) Finance
2 21 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.96%) Marketing
4 8 (2.88%) Games
5 6 (2.16%) Banking
5 6 (2.16%) Retail
6 4 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.08%) Automotive
8 2 (0.72%) Publishing
8 2 (0.72%) Front Office
8 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (38.85%) Spring
2 64 (23.02%) Web Services
3 63 (22.66%) J2EE
4 59 (21.22%) Hibernate
5 42 (15.11%) HTML
5 42 (15.11%) jQuery
6 34 (12.23%) CSS
6 34 (12.23%) Java EE
7 25 (8.99%) Ajax
8 23 (8.27%) REST
9 18 (6.47%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (6.47%) Swing
10 16 (5.76%) XML
11 15 (5.40%) JDBC
12 14 (5.04%) JSP
12 14 (5.04%) Spring MVC
13 13 (4.68%) .NET
13 13 (4.68%) Java SE
14 12 (4.32%) Servlets
14 12 (4.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (23.74%) Computer Science
2 31 (11.15%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (9.71%) Mathematics
4 16 (5.76%) GIS
5 11 (3.96%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.52%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.52%) Physics
8 6 (2.16%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.72%) EMV
10 2 (0.72%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.72%) Clustering
10 2 (0.72%) Equities
10 2 (0.72%) Blog
10 2 (0.72%) CUDA
10 2 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.72%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.55%) Linux
2 20 (7.19%) UNIX
3 16 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (3.96%) Windows
5 9 (3.24%) Android
6 8 (2.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.72%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (38.13%) Software Engineering
3 79 (28.42%) TDD
4 67 (24.10%) Scrum
5 57 (20.50%) OO
6 42 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (12.23%) Open Source
8 28 (10.07%) SDLC
9 26 (9.35%) Unit Testing
10 25 (8.99%) Kanban
10 25 (8.99%) MVC
11 24 (8.63%) BDD
12 23 (8.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (8.27%) OOP
13 21 (7.55%) E-Commerce
14 20 (7.19%) Mentoring
15 19 (6.83%) Waterfall
16 18 (6.47%) Continuous Delivery
16 18 (6.47%) OOD
17 17 (6.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 278 (100.00%) Java
2 125 (44.96%) SQL
3 86 (30.94%) JavaScript
4 29 (10.43%) C#
5 24 (8.63%) C++
6 23 (8.27%) Groovy
7 20 (7.19%) C
8 14 (5.04%) PL/SQL
8 14 (5.04%) Scala
9 7 (2.52%) XQuery
10 6 (2.16%) PHP
11 5 (1.80%) ActionScript
11 5 (1.80%) Python
12 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.36%) Prolog
13 1 (0.36%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.36%) RPG
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 91 (32.73%) Degree
2 9 (3.24%) PhD
3 7 (2.52%) ISEB
4 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 69 (24.82%) Oracle
2 16 (5.76%) Red Hat
3 9 (3.24%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.88%) SAP
5 7 (2.52%) Sybase
6 5 (1.80%) IBM
6 5 (1.80%) Adobe
7 4 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.44%) ATG
8 3 (1.08%) Google
9 2 (0.72%) Sencha
10 1 (0.36%) Facebook
10 1 (0.36%) Twitter
10 1 (0.36%) Solace
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