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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 721 704 732
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 169 197 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 150 183 154
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 22 October 2014 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 22 October 2014. 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 -17 157 £45,000 - 15
London +1 55 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East -3 45 £37,000 -17.77% 5
East of England -4 28 £41,000 -10.86% 1
Hertfordshire +2 23 £41,000 -10.86%
St Albans - 18 £50,000 -
Crawley +7 15 £24,500 -36.77%
West Sussex +7 15 £24,500 -34.66%
Surrey -6 12 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North West -27 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Manchester -18 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scotland +5 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Altrincham +4 9 £42,500 - 1
Oxford +23 8 £37,000 -47.14%
Oxfordshire +12 8 £37,000 -47.14%
Teddington -7 8 £52,500 +5.00%
Redhill - 8 - - 1
Yorkshire -23 7 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire -4 6 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Harrogate -9 6 £32,500 -13.33% 1
North Yorkshire -13 6 £32,500 -13.33% 1
City of London +11 5 £58,750 -6.00% 3
Cambridge +2 5 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 5 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Twickenham +1 4 £55,000 -
Edinburgh -4 4 £57,500 +53.33%
South West -33 4 £35,250 -6.00% 1
Wimbledon - 4 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 4 £30,000 - 1
New Malden - 4 £50,000 -

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 349 (100.00%) Java
2 168 (48.14%) Software Engineering
3 167 (47.85%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (38.40%) OO
5 128 (36.68%) Degree
6 115 (32.95%) Linux
7 106 (30.37%) Computer Science
8 103 (29.51%) C++
9 97 (27.79%) J2EE
10 90 (25.79%) Spring
11 86 (24.64%) C#
12 85 (24.36%) JavaScript
13 82 (23.50%) SQL
14 73 (20.92%) Oracle
15 72 (20.63%) Multithreading
16 68 (19.48%) Scrum
17 67 (19.20%) Finance
18 66 (18.91%) TDD
19 61 (17.48%) Hibernate
20 55 (15.76%) HTML
21 49 (14.04%) C
21 49 (14.04%) Unit Testing
22 47 (13.47%) Tomcat
23 46 (13.18%) XML
24 45 (12.89%) JUnit
25 44 (12.61%) Python
26 43 (12.32%) CSS
26 43 (12.32%) Mathematics
27 42 (12.03%) UNIX
27 42 (12.03%) Algorithms

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 47 (13.47%) Tomcat
2 33 (9.46%) Apache
3 17 (4.87%) Node.js
4 16 (4.58%) JBoss
5 15 (4.30%) Oracle Coherence
6 13 (3.72%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.58%) Jetty
8 8 (2.29%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.15%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.57%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.57%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.57%) WordPress
10 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.29%) Mule
11 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.29%) IIS
11 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (2.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.87%) SaaS
2 12 (3.44%) GitHub
3 6 (1.72%) Force.com
4 4 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.87%) HTTP
2 8 (2.29%) SSH
3 4 (1.15%) RTP
4 2 (0.57%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.89%) MySQL
2 31 (8.88%) Hadoop
3 30 (8.60%) SQL Server
4 29 (8.31%) Big Data
5 26 (7.45%) Relational Database
6 23 (6.59%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.44%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.43%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.86%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.86%) SQLite
9 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.29%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.29%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (12.89%) JUnit
2 41 (11.75%) Maven
3 25 (7.16%) Subversion
4 18 (5.16%) Git (software)
5 15 (4.30%) Eclipse
5 15 (4.30%) Selenium
6 14 (4.01%) Ant
7 12 (3.44%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.15%) Hudson
9 10 (2.87%) JIRA
10 9 (2.58%) VisualVM
11 8 (2.29%) Gradle
12 7 (2.01%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.72%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.86%) Redmine
14 3 (0.86%) Bugzilla
15 2 (0.57%) JBehave
16 1 (0.29%) PyUnit
16 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 67 (19.20%) Finance
2 38 (10.89%) Games
3 8 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.01%) Banking
5 4 (1.15%) Electronics
5 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.15%) Front Office
5 4 (1.15%) Marketing
6 3 (0.86%) Retail
6 3 (0.86%) Advertising
7 2 (0.57%) Back Office
7 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.29%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (27.79%) J2EE
2 90 (25.79%) Spring
3 61 (17.48%) Hibernate
4 55 (15.76%) HTML
5 46 (13.18%) XML
6 43 (12.32%) CSS
7 38 (10.89%) JSP
8 36 (10.32%) Web Services
9 34 (9.74%) Java EE
10 27 (7.74%) RESTful
10 27 (7.74%) jQuery
11 18 (5.16%) REST
12 17 (4.87%) HTML5
12 17 (4.87%) Spring Security
12 17 (4.87%) Grails
13 16 (4.58%) J2SE
13 16 (4.58%) Middleware
13 16 (4.58%) JMS
14 15 (4.30%) Ajax
15 14 (4.01%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 106 (30.37%) Computer Science
2 43 (12.32%) Mathematics
3 42 (12.03%) Algorithms
4 37 (10.60%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (9.74%) Physics
6 21 (6.02%) Open Source
7 17 (4.87%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.87%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 9 (2.58%) Grid Computing
9 9 (2.58%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.58%) GIS
10 8 (2.29%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.72%) BBC
11 6 (1.72%) Online Games
12 4 (1.15%) DTV
12 4 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.15%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 115 (32.95%) Linux
2 42 (12.03%) UNIX
3 12 (3.44%) Windows
4 10 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.01%) Android
6 2 (0.57%) Fedora
6 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.57%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) zOS
7 1 (0.29%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (48.14%) Software Engineering
2 167 (47.85%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (38.40%) OO
4 72 (20.63%) Multithreading
5 68 (19.48%) Scrum
6 66 (18.91%) TDD
7 49 (14.04%) Unit Testing
8 33 (9.46%) UML
9 32 (9.17%) OOD
10 30 (8.60%) Mentoring
11 26 (7.45%) OOP
12 23 (6.59%) OOA/OOD
13 18 (5.16%) Project Management
14 17 (4.87%) E-Commerce
14 17 (4.87%) Web Development
14 17 (4.87%) Pair Programming
15 16 (4.58%) Automated Testing
16 15 (4.30%) BDD
16 15 (4.30%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 349 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (29.51%) C++
3 86 (24.64%) C#
4 85 (24.36%) JavaScript
5 82 (23.50%) SQL
6 49 (14.04%) C
7 44 (12.61%) Python
8 23 (6.59%) PL/SQL
9 15 (4.30%) Groovy
10 9 (2.58%) Scala
11 6 (1.72%) Perl
11 6 (1.72%) Ruby
12 5 (1.43%) XPath
13 4 (1.15%) PHP
14 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.57%) VBScript
15 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.29%) F#
16 1 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 128 (36.68%) Degree
2 33 (9.46%) PhD
3 4 (1.15%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.57%) GIAC
4 2 (0.57%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.57%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.57%) Puppet
2 2 (0.57%) StatsD
2 2 (0.57%) logstash
2 2 (0.57%) Kibana
Vendors
1 73 (20.92%) Oracle
2 10 (2.87%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (1.72%) Sun
4 6 (1.72%) Sybase
4 6 (1.72%) Panasonic
5 4 (1.15%) SAP
6 2 (0.57%) Informatica
6 2 (0.57%) Dell
6 2 (0.57%) New Relic
7 1 (0.29%) Facebook
7 1 (0.29%) Twitter
7 1 (0.29%) Vertica
7 1 (0.29%) Google
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe
7 1 (0.29%) HP
7 1 (0.29%) IBM
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