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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 458 521 565
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 511 508 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.49% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 493 430 393
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,979 £29,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -3.61%

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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +49 480 £50,000 +11.11% 51
London +62 160 £55,000 +10.00% 16
South East +109 125 £48,750 +8.33% 9
East of England +19 63 £50,000 +25.00% 9
South West -10 46 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Berkshire +58 39 £47,500 -17.39%
North West -6 36 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Manchester +1 28 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Oxfordshire +7 27 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Hertfordshire +27 25 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 25 £45,000 +20.00% 6
City of London +65 24 £52,500 +5.00% 3
West Midlands -10 24 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Yorkshire +13 21 £42,500 +19.71% 3
Surrey +26 20 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Cambridge -2 19 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Bristol -11 16 £51,250 +24.24% 1
Newbury - 16 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire -4 15 £42,750 +14.00% 2
Reading +34 14 £46,250 -15.90%
East Sussex +20 14 £47,500 -20.83%
Wales +13 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Brighton - 14 £47,500 -
West Sussex +15 13 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Oxford -1 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds +7 12 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Gloucestershire -6 12 £48,250 +60.83% 2
Scotland +22 11 £39,250 +12.14% 3
South Wales +14 9 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Norfolk - 9 £37,500 - 1

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 994 (99.90%) Java
2 467 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
3 465 (46.73%) Software Engineering
4 356 (35.78%) Spring
5 339 (34.07%) SQL
6 311 (31.26%) JavaScript
7 280 (28.14%) Degree
8 252 (25.33%) HTML
9 229 (23.02%) Oracle
10 227 (22.81%) Linux
10 227 (22.81%) Finance
11 201 (20.20%) TDD
12 191 (19.20%) J2EE
13 187 (18.79%) Hibernate
14 183 (18.39%) Computer Science
15 181 (18.19%) OO
16 173 (17.39%) Web Services
17 160 (16.08%) C++
18 157 (15.78%) Python
19 146 (14.67%) Scrum
20 138 (13.87%) CSS
21 137 (13.77%) Maven
22 135 (13.57%) MySQL
23 134 (13.47%) OOP
24 128 (12.86%) NoSQL
25 123 (12.36%) C#
26 121 (12.16%) Tomcat
27 119 (11.96%) Java EE
28 117 (11.76%) SDLC
29 115 (11.56%) Jenkins

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
1 121 (12.16%) Tomcat
2 79 (7.94%) JBoss
3 57 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (5.03%) Apache
5 47 (4.72%) WebSphere
6 42 (4.22%) WebLogic
7 27 (2.71%) Apache Spark
8 25 (2.51%) Apache Solr
9 13 (1.31%) Confluence
9 13 (1.31%) GlassFish
10 11 (1.11%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.80%) CMS
11 8 (0.80%) IIS
12 5 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.50%) WildFly
13 4 (0.40%) Jetty
13 4 (0.40%) Mule
14 3 (0.30%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.30%) nginx
14 3 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (0.20%) InDesign
2 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 64 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.21%) SaaS
3 16 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.31%) GitHub
5 10 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.90%) PaaS
7 8 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.80%) IaaS
8 7 (0.70%) iTunes
9 3 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.81%) HTTP
2 12 (1.21%) Multicast
2 12 (1.21%) SSH
3 11 (1.11%) Internet
3 11 (1.11%) VPN
4 9 (0.90%) LDAP
5 8 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.70%) Bluetooth
6 7 (0.70%) NFC
7 6 (0.60%) Wireless
8 5 (0.50%) SNMP
8 5 (0.50%) SSL
9 2 (0.20%) ATM
9 2 (0.20%) Intranet
10 1 (0.10%) Broadband
10 1 (0.10%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.10%) Network Security
10 1 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (13.57%) MySQL
2 128 (12.86%) NoSQL
3 115 (11.56%) SQL Server
4 87 (8.74%) MongoDB
5 75 (7.54%) Relational Database
6 73 (7.34%) Hadoop
7 69 (6.93%) Big Data
8 39 (3.92%) RDBMS
9 38 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 38 (3.82%) Oracle Database
10 27 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.90%) Neo4j
12 8 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.80%) HBase
12 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (0.80%) Redis
13 5 (0.50%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.40%) JasperReports
14 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 137 (13.77%) Maven
2 115 (11.56%) Jenkins
3 112 (11.26%) Git (software)
4 106 (10.65%) JUnit
5 101 (10.15%) Eclipse
6 86 (8.64%) Subversion
7 68 (6.83%) Selenium
8 54 (5.43%) Cucumber
9 42 (4.22%) Gradle
10 30 (3.02%) JIRA
11 29 (2.91%) Mockito
12 19 (1.91%) Ant
13 18 (1.81%) TestNG
14 13 (1.31%) NetBeans
15 11 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (1.11%) Bitbucket
15 11 (1.11%) Hudson
15 11 (1.11%) WebDriver
16 10 (1.01%) IntelliJ
17 9 (0.90%) Vagrant
General
1 227 (22.81%) Finance
2 67 (6.73%) Telecoms
3 55 (5.53%) Banking
4 52 (5.23%) Automotive
5 47 (4.72%) Aerospace
6 37 (3.72%) Retail
7 36 (3.62%) Games
8 35 (3.52%) Marketing
9 28 (2.81%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.71%) Electronics
11 16 (1.61%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.21%) Back Office
12 12 (1.21%) Music Industry
12 12 (1.21%) Publishing
13 10 (1.01%) Front Office
14 9 (0.90%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.70%) Billing
15 7 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.70%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.40%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (35.78%) Spring
2 252 (25.33%) HTML
3 191 (19.20%) J2EE
4 187 (18.79%) Hibernate
5 173 (17.39%) Web Services
6 138 (13.87%) CSS
7 119 (11.96%) Java EE
8 104 (10.45%) .NET
9 95 (9.55%) XML
10 86 (8.64%) jQuery
11 78 (7.84%) REST
12 76 (7.64%) HTML5
13 75 (7.54%) RESTful
14 70 (7.04%) AngularJS
15 68 (6.83%) SOAP
16 61 (6.13%) Node.js
17 57 (5.73%) JMS
18 54 (5.43%) JSP
19 51 (5.13%) JDBC
19 51 (5.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 183 (18.39%) Computer Science
2 65 (6.53%) Mathematics
3 50 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.81%) Data Structures
6 26 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.31%) Hedge funds
8 22 (2.21%) Artificial Intelligence
9 19 (1.91%) Linked Data
9 19 (1.91%) Public Cloud
10 18 (1.81%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (1.41%) Clustering
13 12 (1.21%) Taxonomies
14 11 (1.11%) Fintech
14 11 (1.11%) Physics
15 10 (1.01%) Data Integration
15 10 (1.01%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.90%) Life Science
16 9 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 227 (22.81%) Linux
2 93 (9.35%) Unix
3 70 (7.04%) Windows
4 28 (2.81%) Android
5 13 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.01%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.70%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.50%) Debian
9 3 (0.30%) FreeBSD
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.10%) AIX
11 1 (0.10%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) SUSE
11 1 (0.10%) VMS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (46.93%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (46.73%) Software Engineering
3 201 (20.20%) TDD
4 181 (18.19%) OO
5 146 (14.67%) Scrum
6 134 (13.47%) OOP
7 117 (11.76%) SDLC
8 113 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
9 104 (10.45%) BDD
10 88 (8.84%) Mentoring
11 82 (8.24%) Unit Testing
12 77 (7.74%) MVC
13 66 (6.63%) Web Development
14 60 (6.03%) Open Source
15 59 (5.93%) Multithreading
16 46 (4.62%) DevOps
16 46 (4.62%) Microservices
16 46 (4.62%) UML
17 45 (4.52%) Kanban
18 43 (4.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 994 (99.90%) Java
2 339 (34.07%) SQL
3 311 (31.26%) JavaScript
4 160 (16.08%) C++
5 157 (15.78%) Python
6 123 (12.36%) C#
7 107 (10.75%) Scala
8 68 (6.83%) C
9 50 (5.03%) PHP
9 50 (5.03%) Ruby
10 46 (4.62%) Perl
11 45 (4.52%) Bash Shell
12 40 (4.02%) PL/SQL
13 34 (3.42%) Groovy
14 29 (2.91%) Clojure
15 26 (2.61%) PowerShell
16 20 (2.01%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.51%) Go
18 12 (1.21%) VB
19 7 (0.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 280 (28.14%) Degree
2 32 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.71%) PhD
4 11 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.40%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.30%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.20%) ISEB
10 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.33%) QA
2 14 (1.41%) SDET
3 10 (1.01%) SLA
4 7 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (1.91%) Docker
2 9 (0.90%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.50%) Btrfs
4 5 (0.50%) NFS
5 2 (0.20%) HDFS
5 2 (0.20%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.20%) zsh
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (2.11%) Puppet
2 18 (1.81%) Ansible
3 6 (0.60%) Salt
4 5 (0.50%) Grafana
4 5 (0.50%) Kibana
4 5 (0.50%) logstash
4 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (0.40%) Packer
5 4 (0.40%) Terraform
5 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 2 (0.20%) Control-M
6 2 (0.20%) Mesos
Vendors
1 229 (23.02%) Oracle
2 29 (2.91%) Sybase
3 18 (1.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (1.81%) SAP
4 16 (1.61%) Google
5 14 (1.41%) TIBCO
6 12 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.01%) Facebook
8 9 (0.90%) Cloudera
9 8 (0.80%) MuleSoft
9 8 (0.80%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.80%) Sun
9 8 (0.80%) Zend
10 6 (0.60%) Apple
10 6 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.60%) Twitter
11 5 (0.50%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.50%) OpenText
11 5 (0.50%) PayPal
11 5 (0.50%) Splunk
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Salary: Salary dependent on role
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Information Factory AG
Salary: From £37,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Salary dependent on role
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + fabulous benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £25k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
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London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Great Bens and fantastic onsite faci
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Oxfordshire
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £competitive + benefits
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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + amazing benefits and bonus
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City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
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Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits package
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Central London / West End
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Salary: 65,000
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London
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