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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 748 704 659
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 151 230 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 127 207 209
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £77,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 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 April 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 -31 144 £45,000 +5.88% 18
London -1 49 £57,500 -9.80% 9
East of England +45 29 £42,500 +6.25% 2
South East +2 29 £22,500 -51.35% 1
City of London +36 18 £58,500 -35.00% 1
Surrey +14 12 - - 1
Redhill 0 12 - -
Hertfordshire 0 12 £41,000 -12.76% 1
South West -31 12 £34,250 -14.37%
West Sussex +15 11 £22,500 -48.57%
Crawley - 11 £22,500 -
Bristol +3 9 £33,500 -21.17%
Manchester +2 9 £42,500 - 2
North West -3 9 £42,500 - 3
Altrincham -4 8 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +36 6 £46,000 +15.00%
Cambridgeshire +16 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Cambridge +16 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Scotland +10 6 £41,250 -25.00% 2
Luton +8 6 £46,000 +15.00%
West Midlands -16 6 £41,250 -21.42% 2
Yorkshire -21 6 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Ealing - 6 - -
Birmingham - 5 £42,500 - 2
Edinburgh +9 4 £40,000 -27.27%
Berkshire -8 4 - -
North Yorkshire -12 4 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Harrogate -25 4 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Essex - 4 £34,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 - -

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 338 (100.00%) Java
2 191 (56.51%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (42.60%) Software Engineering
4 138 (40.83%) Spring
5 128 (37.87%) J2EE
6 106 (31.36%) SQL
7 98 (28.99%) Degree
8 84 (24.85%) Linux
9 82 (24.26%) JavaScript
10 76 (22.49%) OO
11 64 (18.93%) Oracle
11 64 (18.93%) TDD
12 63 (18.64%) Scrum
13 62 (18.34%) HTML
14 59 (17.46%) MVC
15 57 (16.86%) C#
16 52 (15.38%) Hibernate
17 51 (15.09%) Finance
17 51 (15.09%) JUnit
18 50 (14.79%) XML
19 49 (14.50%) Maven
20 48 (14.20%) Web Services
20 48 (14.20%) CSS
20 48 (14.20%) C++
21 47 (13.91%) OOP
21 47 (13.91%) Computer Science
22 43 (12.72%) Open Source
23 41 (12.13%) Ajax
24 40 (11.83%) Multithreading
25 38 (11.24%) JSP

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 33 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 30 (8.88%) Apache
3 21 (6.21%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.44%) JBoss
5 6 (1.78%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.78%) Node.js
6 5 (1.48%) Apache Pig
6 5 (1.48%) GlassFish
6 5 (1.48%) Confluence
7 4 (1.18%) SAS
8 3 (0.89%) CMS
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (0.89%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.30%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (2.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.92%) SaaS
2 11 (3.25%) Force.com
3 10 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.18%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.58%) Internet
2 8 (2.37%) HTTP
3 4 (1.18%) SSL
4 2 (0.59%) LDAP
4 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.06%) MySQL
2 28 (8.28%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.10%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.21%) Relational Database
5 16 (4.73%) RDBMS
6 14 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 12 (3.55%) Redis
8 12 (3.55%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.25%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.78%) MarkLogic
11 5 (1.48%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.18%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.89%) Big Data
13 3 (0.89%) OLAP
13 3 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
14 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.30%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 51 (15.09%) JUnit
2 49 (14.50%) Maven
3 28 (8.28%) Eclipse
4 26 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 26 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 23 (6.80%) Selenium
6 21 (6.21%) Subversion
7 18 (5.33%) Ant
8 17 (5.03%) WebDriver
9 16 (4.73%) Hudson
10 14 (4.14%) Spock
11 12 (3.55%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.25%) JIRA
13 7 (2.07%) TestNG
13 7 (2.07%) TeamCity
13 7 (2.07%) JBehave
14 6 (1.78%) SoapUI
14 6 (1.78%) Gradle
14 6 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.48%) Mercurial
General
1 51 (15.09%) Finance
2 33 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.44%) Games
3 15 (4.44%) Retail
4 14 (4.14%) Banking
5 10 (2.96%) Publishing
6 9 (2.66%) Online Betting
7 8 (2.37%) Marketing
8 4 (1.18%) Automotive
9 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.89%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.59%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.30%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (40.83%) Spring
2 128 (37.87%) J2EE
3 62 (18.34%) HTML
4 52 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 50 (14.79%) XML
6 48 (14.20%) CSS
6 48 (14.20%) Web Services
7 41 (12.13%) Ajax
8 38 (11.24%) JSP
9 36 (10.65%) JDBC
10 29 (8.58%) SOAP
11 27 (7.99%) REST
12 26 (7.69%) HTML5
13 23 (6.80%) Java EE
13 23 (6.80%) .NET
13 23 (6.80%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (6.51%) JMS
14 22 (6.51%) RESTful
15 21 (6.21%) jQuery
16 17 (5.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.91%) Computer Science
2 43 (12.72%) Open Source
3 27 (7.99%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (6.51%) Algorithms
5 21 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (5.33%) Mathematics
7 14 (4.14%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.96%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (2.66%) Physics
9 9 (2.66%) Online Games
9 9 (2.66%) Social Media
10 7 (2.07%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.78%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.78%) GIS
12 5 (1.48%) iPad
12 5 (1.48%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.48%) iPhone
13 4 (1.18%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.59%) CUDA
14 2 (0.59%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 84 (24.85%) Linux
2 26 (7.69%) UNIX
3 22 (6.51%) Windows
4 20 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.25%) Android
6 7 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.18%) AIX
8 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (56.51%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (42.60%) Software Engineering
3 76 (22.49%) OO
4 64 (18.93%) TDD
5 63 (18.64%) Scrum
6 59 (17.46%) MVC
7 47 (13.91%) OOP
8 40 (11.83%) Multithreading
9 37 (10.95%) E-Commerce
10 35 (10.36%) Unit Testing
11 29 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (7.69%) UML
13 24 (7.10%) BDD
14 19 (5.62%) OOD
15 17 (5.03%) Pair Programming
16 16 (4.73%) Analytics
17 15 (4.44%) Waterfall
17 15 (4.44%) Software Architecture
17 15 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
18 13 (3.85%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 338 (100.00%) Java
2 106 (31.36%) SQL
3 82 (24.26%) JavaScript
4 57 (16.86%) C#
5 48 (14.20%) C++
6 34 (10.06%) Groovy
7 30 (8.88%) C
8 28 (8.28%) Python
9 27 (7.99%) PL/SQL
10 24 (7.10%) Scala
11 13 (3.85%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.07%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.78%) XQuery
14 4 (1.18%) Perl
15 3 (0.89%) Clojure
16 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.59%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.59%) Ruby
17 1 (0.30%) Prolog
17 1 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 98 (28.99%) Degree
2 16 (4.73%) PhD
3 13 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.66%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.78%) ISEB
6 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.10%) QA
2 9 (2.66%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.89%) StatsD
1 3 (0.89%) logstash
1 3 (0.89%) Kibana
2 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (18.93%) Oracle
2 21 (6.21%) Red Hat
3 13 (3.85%) IBM
4 12 (3.55%) Sybase
5 8 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.18%) SAP
6 4 (1.18%) Endeca
6 4 (1.18%) Google
7 3 (0.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.89%) New Relic
8 2 (0.59%) Sencha
9 1 (0.30%) Twitter
9 1 (0.30%) Informatica
9 1 (0.30%) Solace
9 1 (0.30%) TIBCO
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, life insurance
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dundee
Computer Futures
Salary: £34999 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Inverness
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
PCR
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + FAB BENEFITS + PERKS
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Walton-on-Thames
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: Circa £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Spacebar Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago