The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Java Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 540 525 431
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -94
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 448 505 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.47% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 417 440 700
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
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 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Java Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 6 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 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 -28 418 £47,500 +5.55% 52
London +9 154 £57,500 +4.54% 16
South East -22 68 £45,000 +9.75% 11
East of England -22 54 £44,250 -1.66% 6
South West +8 51 £40,000 +6.66% 3
North West +46 46 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Manchester +16 29 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Surrey -17 29 £45,000 -14.28% 5
Cambridgeshire +6 26 £45,000 - 5
Bristol -2 22 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -20 21 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Cambridge 0 20 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire +1 18 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Hertfordshire -21 16 £41,750 -7.22%
Hampshire +14 15 £50,000 +17.64% 3
West Sussex -34 15 £41,500 +56.60% 1
City of London +36 14 £50,000 - 1
Horsham +8 13 £41,500 +56.60% 1
Walton-on-Thames -21 13 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Gloucestershire +7 12 £50,000 - 1
Cheshire +31 11 £46,250 -
Cheltenham - 10 £50,000 - 1
Devon - 10 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -2 9 £33,750 -20.58% 5
Leeds -1 8 £33,750 -20.58% 3
Watford -3 8 £60,000 +20.00%
Belfast - 8 £45,000 -
County Antrim - 8 £45,000 -
Northern Ireland - 8 £45,000 -
Berkshire -14 7 £44,500 -1.11% 1

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Java Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 929 (100.00%) Java
2 504 (54.25%) Software Engineering
3 471 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
4 380 (40.90%) Spring
5 330 (35.52%) SQL
6 297 (31.97%) Degree
7 289 (31.11%) JavaScript
8 230 (24.76%) Linux
9 229 (24.65%) Hibernate
10 227 (24.43%) Oracle
11 224 (24.11%) HTML
11 224 (24.11%) J2EE
12 212 (22.82%) TDD
13 201 (21.64%) Computer Science
14 190 (20.45%) C++
15 177 (19.05%) Web Services
16 166 (17.87%) Maven
17 162 (17.44%) CSS
17 162 (17.44%) Finance
18 157 (16.90%) OO
19 155 (16.68%) Scrum
20 152 (16.36%) JUnit
21 135 (14.53%) Python
22 132 (14.21%) XML
23 128 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
24 127 (13.67%) C#
25 125 (13.46%) Open Source
26 117 (12.59%) Git (software)
27 114 (12.27%) Web Development
28 111 (11.95%) SQL Server

Java Software Developer 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
1 110 (11.84%) Tomcat
2 83 (8.93%) Apache
3 79 (8.50%) JBoss
4 51 (5.49%) WebSphere
5 44 (4.74%) WebLogic
6 31 (3.34%) Node.js
7 25 (2.69%) GlassFish
8 21 (2.26%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.18%) Confluence
9 11 (1.18%) Mule
10 9 (0.97%) Apache Solr
10 9 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.86%) IIS
12 7 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.75%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.54%) Jetty
13 5 (0.54%) WildFly
14 4 (0.43%) CMS
15 3 (0.32%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
16 2 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (0.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 4 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.89%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (2.26%) SaaS
4 19 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (1.72%) Google App Engine
5 16 (1.72%) PaaS
6 15 (1.61%) GitHub
7 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.54%) IaaS
12 2 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.91%) Internet
2 19 (2.05%) HTTP
3 7 (0.75%) ATM
3 7 (0.75%) VPN
4 6 (0.65%) Multicast
4 6 (0.65%) SSL
5 5 (0.54%) SNMP
5 5 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.54%) Wireless
6 2 (0.22%) SSH
7 1 (0.11%) AMQP
7 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) LDAP
7 1 (0.11%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 99 (10.66%) MySQL
3 86 (9.26%) Relational Database
4 54 (5.81%) RDBMS
5 53 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 43 (4.63%) Hadoop
7 41 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (4.31%) MongoDB
9 36 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 35 (3.77%) Big Data
11 19 (2.05%) Hazelcast
11 19 (2.05%) Oracle Database
12 16 (1.72%) CouchDB
13 15 (1.61%) BigQuery
13 15 (1.61%) GIS
14 11 (1.18%) Couchbase
15 9 (0.97%) DB2
16 8 (0.86%) JasperReports
17 7 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
18 6 (0.65%) HBase
Development Applications
1 166 (17.87%) Maven
2 152 (16.36%) JUnit
3 117 (12.59%) Git (software)
4 78 (8.40%) Subversion
5 76 (8.18%) Eclipse
6 70 (7.53%) Jenkins
7 50 (5.38%) Selenium
8 41 (4.41%) Mockito
9 36 (3.88%) JIRA
10 34 (3.66%) Ant
11 32 (3.44%) TestNG
12 24 (2.58%) Cucumber
12 24 (2.58%) NetBeans
13 22 (2.37%) TeamCity
14 21 (2.26%) Hudson
15 20 (2.15%) CruiseControl
16 19 (2.05%) Gradle
17 14 (1.51%) EasyMock
18 11 (1.18%) git-flow
19 8 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 162 (17.44%) Finance
2 49 (5.27%) Banking
3 34 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.12%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.91%) Front Office
6 23 (2.48%) Games
7 21 (2.26%) Aerospace
8 17 (1.83%) Automotive
9 15 (1.61%) Retail
10 11 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.08%) iGaming
11 10 (1.08%) Marketing
12 9 (0.97%) Publishing
13 8 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.54%) Back Office
15 4 (0.43%) International Banking
15 4 (0.43%) Legal
16 3 (0.32%) Electronics
16 3 (0.32%) Law
16 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (40.90%) Spring
2 229 (24.65%) Hibernate
3 224 (24.11%) HTML
3 224 (24.11%) J2EE
4 177 (19.05%) Web Services
5 162 (17.44%) CSS
6 132 (14.21%) XML
7 100 (10.76%) jQuery
7 100 (10.76%) REST
8 88 (9.47%) Java EE
9 87 (9.36%) SOAP
10 81 (8.72%) JPA
11 77 (8.29%) RESTful
12 69 (7.43%) JMS
13 63 (6.78%) Ajax
14 60 (6.46%) JSP
15 56 (6.03%) HTML5
16 52 (5.60%) JSON
17 49 (5.27%) AngularJS
17 49 (5.27%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 201 (21.64%) Computer Science
2 80 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (6.57%) Hedge funds
4 50 (5.38%) Mathematics
5 44 (4.74%) Algorithms
6 24 (2.58%) Data Structures
7 22 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.83%) Digital Media
9 16 (1.72%) Clustering
9 16 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.61%) Oculus Rift
10 15 (1.61%) VHDL
11 11 (1.18%) Tandem
11 11 (1.18%) Visualisation
12 10 (1.08%) User Experience
13 9 (0.97%) Derivative
13 9 (0.97%) Fintech
13 9 (0.97%) Life Science
13 9 (0.97%) Physics
14 8 (0.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 230 (24.76%) Linux
2 104 (11.19%) Windows
3 79 (8.50%) Unix
4 38 (4.09%) Android
5 34 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 32 (3.44%) Mac OS X
7 15 (1.61%) Tizen
8 11 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.54%) Debian
11 4 (0.43%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.32%) CentOS
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.11%) AIX
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (54.25%) Software Engineering
2 471 (50.70%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (22.82%) TDD
4 157 (16.90%) OO
5 155 (16.68%) Scrum
6 128 (13.78%) Continuous Integration
7 125 (13.46%) Open Source
8 114 (12.27%) Web Development
9 101 (10.87%) OOP
10 75 (8.07%) SDLC
11 71 (7.64%) Multithreading
11 71 (7.64%) Unit Testing
12 64 (6.89%) MVC
13 61 (6.57%) BDD
14 57 (6.14%) Mentoring
14 57 (6.14%) SOA
15 53 (5.71%) UML
16 48 (5.17%) Kanban
17 45 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (4.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 929 (100.00%) Java
2 330 (35.52%) SQL
3 289 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 190 (20.45%) C++
5 135 (14.53%) Python
6 127 (13.67%) C#
7 94 (10.12%) C
8 91 (9.80%) Scala
9 49 (5.27%) Ruby
10 48 (5.17%) PHP
11 41 (4.41%) Perl
12 30 (3.23%) PL/SQL
13 26 (2.80%) Shell Script
14 21 (2.26%) Clojure
15 16 (1.72%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.18%) Groovy
16 11 (1.18%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.75%) Go
17 7 (0.75%) VB
17 7 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 297 (31.97%) Degree
2 68 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 48 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.44%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (0.97%) PhD
7 7 (0.75%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.65%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.32%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.11%) MCSD
10 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.11%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.97%) QA
2 5 (0.54%) SDET
3 4 (0.43%) SLA
4 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (1.83%) Docker
2 11 (1.18%) HDFS
3 5 (0.54%) Btrfs
3 5 (0.54%) NFS
4 4 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (1.40%) Puppet
2 11 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.97%) Ansible
4 4 (0.43%) Apache Shiro
4 4 (0.43%) Mesos
5 2 (0.22%) Salt
6 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 227 (24.43%) Oracle
2 50 (5.38%) Google
3 28 (3.01%) Microsoft
4 14 (1.51%) Red Hat
5 13 (1.40%) Sun
5 13 (1.40%) webMethods
6 12 (1.29%) Sybase
7 11 (1.18%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.18%) WSO2
8 8 (0.86%) SAP
9 6 (0.65%) Facebook
9 6 (0.65%) TIBCO
9 6 (0.65%) Twitter
10 5 (0.54%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.32%) Apple
12 2 (0.22%) hybris
12 2 (0.22%) IBM
13 1 (0.11%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.11%) Syclo
Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walton-on-thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: 40K-55k + Up to 30 Days Holidays + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
CBS butler
Salary: Corporate Package
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Bluetownonline
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £49000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Wickford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Pension + Perks
Posted: 15 days ago
Midlands
PAREXEL International
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago