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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 694 680 694
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 187 214 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 177 209 170
Average salary £49,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.11% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
99988 98266 105499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.82% 94.55% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 83279 79377 90596
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -26 181 £50,000 +16.27% 23
London +14 81 £50,000 -9.09% 7
South East -39 37 £40,000 -5.88% 4
City of London +10 35 £60,000 -4.00% 2
East of England +4 24 £41,000 -12.76% 3
Hertfordshire -1 15 £50,000 +6.38%
North Yorkshire +9 14 £35,000 -8.49% 1
Yorkshire -9 14 £35,000 -8.49% 1
Harrogate -1 13 £35,000 -8.49% 1
Sunderland +7 11 £45,000 +50.00%
North East +2 11 £45,000 +50.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 11 £45,000 +50.00%
Tyne and Wear -9 11 £45,000 +50.00%
Surrey -6 10 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Hampshire -10 10 £37,500 +36.36%
St Albans - 10 £50,000 -
Crawley -6 9 £21,000 -37.31%
West Sussex -8 9 £21,000 -35.87% 1
Cambridge +1 8 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 8 £37,000 +5.71% 2
North West -26 7 £42,500 - 3
Manchester -31 7 £42,500 - 3
Altrincham -1 6 £42,500 - 1
Epsom - 5 £55,000 -
New Malden - 5 £50,000 -
Scotland +7 4 - - 1
Teddington -5 4 £50,000 -9.09%
East Sussex -6 4 £42,500 +13.33%
Brighton -10 4 £42,500 +13.33%
West Midlands -11 4 £42,500 +54.54%

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 359 (100.00%) Java
2 196 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (41.50%) Software Engineering
4 141 (39.28%) Degree
5 117 (32.59%) OO
6 110 (30.64%) Spring
7 109 (30.36%) J2EE
8 103 (28.69%) C#
8 103 (28.69%) Linux
9 98 (27.30%) C++
10 88 (24.51%) Computer Science
11 81 (22.56%) JavaScript
12 72 (20.06%) Scrum
13 68 (18.94%) SQL
14 67 (18.66%) Multithreading
15 65 (18.11%) TDD
16 64 (17.83%) HTML
17 60 (16.71%) Finance
18 57 (15.88%) Oracle
19 55 (15.32%) XML
20 53 (14.76%) C
21 50 (13.93%) CSS
21 50 (13.93%) MVC
21 50 (13.93%) Unit Testing
22 49 (13.65%) JSP
23 47 (13.09%) OOP
24 44 (12.26%) Web Services
25 43 (11.98%) Python
26 41 (11.42%) Hibernate
27 40 (11.14%) UML

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (9.19%) Tomcat
2 26 (7.24%) Apache
3 14 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.90%) Oracle Coherence
4 13 (3.62%) Apache Solr
5 10 (2.79%) Node.js
6 6 (1.67%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.67%) GlassFish
6 6 (1.67%) JBoss
7 5 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.39%) Confluence
8 4 (1.11%) SAS
9 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.56%) CMS
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.28%) IIS
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.28%) Jetty
Applications
1 9 (2.51%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.11%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.08%) SaaS
2 16 (4.46%) Force.com
3 9 (2.51%) GitHub
4 6 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.29%) Internet
2 3 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.52%) Hadoop
2 26 (7.24%) MySQL
3 24 (6.69%) SQL Server
4 20 (5.57%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.29%) Oracle Database
6 18 (5.01%) Big Data
7 11 (3.06%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.23%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.95%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.67%) Redis
11 6 (1.67%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.84%) SQLite
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.56%) OLAP
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
14 1 (0.28%) DB2
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 39 (10.86%) JUnit
2 34 (9.47%) Subversion
3 33 (9.19%) Maven
4 20 (5.57%) Eclipse
5 19 (5.29%) Git (software)
6 18 (5.01%) Selenium
6 18 (5.01%) Ant
7 17 (4.74%) Hudson
8 14 (3.90%) Jenkins
9 10 (2.79%) JIRA
10 9 (2.51%) WebDriver
11 8 (2.23%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.23%) Gradle
11 8 (2.23%) Spock
12 4 (1.11%) Log4j
13 3 (0.84%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.84%) Redmine
14 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.56%) Mercurial
15 1 (0.28%) JBehave
General
1 60 (16.71%) Finance
2 25 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 22 (6.13%) Games
4 11 (3.06%) Banking
4 11 (3.06%) Retail
5 8 (2.23%) Online Betting
6 7 (1.95%) Publishing
7 3 (0.84%) Electronics
7 3 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.56%) Automotive
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) German Language
9 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (30.64%) Spring
2 109 (30.36%) J2EE
3 64 (17.83%) HTML
4 55 (15.32%) XML
5 50 (13.93%) CSS
6 49 (13.65%) JSP
7 44 (12.26%) Web Services
8 41 (11.42%) Hibernate
9 38 (10.58%) RESTful
10 36 (10.03%) SOAP
11 29 (8.08%) REST
12 28 (7.80%) Ajax
13 25 (6.96%) Java EE
14 24 (6.69%) HTML5
15 23 (6.41%) .NET
16 22 (6.13%) Grails
17 21 (5.85%) JMS
18 19 (5.29%) JDBC
19 16 (4.46%) Spring Security
20 15 (4.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.51%) Computer Science
2 38 (10.58%) Algorithms
3 32 (8.91%) Mathematics
4 31 (8.64%) Open Source
5 21 (5.85%) Physics
6 18 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.90%) Client/Server
8 12 (3.34%) Mobile App
9 11 (3.06%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (2.79%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.51%) Online Games
12 8 (2.23%) GIS
13 7 (1.95%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.67%) Social Media
14 6 (1.67%) Grid Computing
15 5 (1.39%) Artificial Intelligence
15 5 (1.39%) iPhone
15 5 (1.39%) iPad
16 3 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 103 (28.69%) Linux
2 40 (11.14%) UNIX
3 21 (5.85%) Windows
4 15 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.67%) Android
6 3 (0.84%) AIX
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.56%) CentOS
7 2 (0.56%) Fedora
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.28%) zOS
8 1 (0.28%) OS/400
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (54.60%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (41.50%) Software Engineering
3 117 (32.59%) OO
4 72 (20.06%) Scrum
5 67 (18.66%) Multithreading
6 65 (18.11%) TDD
7 50 (13.93%) MVC
7 50 (13.93%) Unit Testing
8 47 (13.09%) OOP
9 40 (11.14%) UML
10 26 (7.24%) E-Commerce
10 26 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (6.96%) BDD
11 25 (6.96%) OOD
12 24 (6.69%) Pair Programming
13 21 (5.85%) OOA/OOD
13 21 (5.85%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.01%) Analytics
15 16 (4.46%) Software Architecture
16 14 (3.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 359 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (28.69%) C#
3 98 (27.30%) C++
4 81 (22.56%) JavaScript
5 68 (18.94%) SQL
6 53 (14.76%) C
7 43 (11.98%) Python
8 30 (8.36%) Groovy
9 20 (5.57%) Scala
10 18 (5.01%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.34%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.67%) Perl
13 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.56%) Clojure
14 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.28%) Ruby
15 1 (0.28%) XPath
15 1 (0.28%) Fortran
15 1 (0.28%) Delphi
15 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (39.28%) Degree
2 21 (5.85%) PhD
3 9 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.56%) GIAC
5 2 (0.56%) OCPJWCD
5 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.18%) QA
2 9 (2.51%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) StatsD
1 5 (1.39%) logstash
1 5 (1.39%) Kibana
2 2 (0.56%) Puppet
2 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (15.88%) Oracle
2 14 (3.90%) Red Hat
3 9 (2.51%) Sybase
4 8 (2.23%) IBM
5 6 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.39%) New Relic
7 4 (1.11%) Endeca
7 4 (1.11%) Google
7 4 (1.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.56%) Sun
8 2 (0.56%) SAP
8 2 (0.56%) Dell
8 2 (0.56%) Informatica
9 1 (0.28%) HP
9 1 (0.28%) Twitter
9 1 (0.28%) Vertica
9 1 (0.28%) TIBCO
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
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Optimus Search
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits, Excellent Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 12K Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £35000
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum with Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
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