The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 693 646 585
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 247 248 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 225 210 319
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,850 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115980 107065 119193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.69% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 94004 89146 102136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -52 227 £43,000 +7.50% 17
London -60 81 £62,500 +19.04% 6
South East -8 46 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Yorkshire -22 43 £41,500 +9.21% 1
North Yorkshire +4 39 £41,500 -
Harrogate -3 35 £41,500 -
South West +12 22 £40,000 +35.59% 2
North West -9 19 £42,500 +26.86% 4
Manchester -2 17 £42,500 +26.86% 3
Scotland -6 15 £55,000 +48.64% 2
Surrey +4 12 £55,000 +39.24% 1
East of England -25 10 £43,000 +32.30% 1
Altrincham +16 9 £42,500 +26.86% 1
Berkshire +1 9 £47,500 +18.75%
Somerset -5 8 £30,000 +1.69% 1
Edinburgh -24 8 £55,000 +48.64% 1
Oxford -8 7 £40,000 -3.79% 1
Hampshire -8 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Oxfordshire -18 7 £40,000 +12.17% 1
Dorset - 7 £40,000 - 1
Taunton - 7 £30,000 -
Bournemouth - 7 £40,000 - 1
Teddington +4 6 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Aberdeen - 6 £48,750 - 1
North East -11 5 £35,000 +16.66%
City of London -37 5 £90,000 +50.00%
East Sussex - 5 £37,500 -
Brighton - 5 £37,500 -
Bristol - 5 £42,500 -
Cambridge +15 4 £41,500 +27.69% 1

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 464 (100.00%) Java
2 197 (42.46%) Spring
3 193 (41.59%) Software Engineering
4 173 (37.28%) Degree
5 159 (34.27%) SQL
6 143 (30.82%) OO
7 141 (30.39%) JavaScript
8 112 (24.14%) Linux
9 110 (23.71%) Tomcat
10 107 (23.06%) J2EE
10 107 (23.06%) Maven
11 105 (22.63%) HTML
11 105 (22.63%) Hibernate
12 98 (21.12%) Computer Science
13 92 (19.83%) C++
14 89 (19.18%) JUnit
15 87 (18.75%) Oracle
16 86 (18.53%) UML
17 80 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
18 75 (16.16%) Scrum
19 74 (15.95%) Multithreading
20 69 (14.87%) TDD
20 69 (14.87%) UNIX
20 69 (14.87%) MySQL
21 68 (14.66%) Web Services
21 68 (14.66%) C#
21 68 (14.66%) Finance
22 67 (14.44%) XML
23 60 (12.93%) Apache
24 58 (12.50%) Mathematics

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 110 (23.71%) Tomcat
2 60 (12.93%) Apache
3 5 (1.08%) Jetty
3 5 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.86%) Apache Pig
4 4 (0.86%) Mule
4 4 (0.86%) CMS
5 3 (0.65%) Confluence
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.22%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 19 (4.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Summit
2 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.23%) SaaS
2 6 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.08%) GitHub
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.86%) HTTP
1 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
1 4 (0.86%) Intranet
1 4 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (14.87%) MySQL
2 49 (10.56%) Big Data
3 45 (9.70%) Hadoop
4 38 (8.19%) SQL Server
5 36 (7.76%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 14 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.80%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.16%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.16%) Data Mining
10 9 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.72%) Redis
12 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (1.51%) MarkLogic
12 7 (1.51%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.65%) Firebird
14 3 (0.65%) Informix
15 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 107 (23.06%) Maven
2 89 (19.18%) JUnit
3 40 (8.62%) Eclipse
4 26 (5.60%) Ant
5 20 (4.31%) Git (software)
5 20 (4.31%) Subversion
6 10 (2.16%) Selenium
7 7 (1.51%) Gradle
7 7 (1.51%) Mockito
8 6 (1.29%) jMock
8 6 (1.29%) JIRA
9 5 (1.08%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.65%) WebObjects
10 3 (0.65%) Rational Robot
10 3 (0.65%) IntelliJ
10 3 (0.65%) VisualVM
10 3 (0.65%) FishEye
11 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (14.66%) Finance
2 41 (8.84%) Games
3 20 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.23%) Retail
5 4 (0.86%) Billing
5 4 (0.86%) Advertising
6 3 (0.65%) Banking
7 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.43%) Publishing
7 2 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (42.46%) Spring
2 107 (23.06%) J2EE
3 105 (22.63%) HTML
3 105 (22.63%) Hibernate
4 68 (14.66%) Web Services
5 67 (14.44%) XML
6 55 (11.85%) jQuery
6 55 (11.85%) CSS
7 54 (11.64%) REST
8 47 (10.13%) Java EE
9 44 (9.48%) JSP
10 34 (7.33%) Ajax
11 29 (6.25%) RESTful
11 29 (6.25%) SOAP
12 24 (5.17%) XSLT
13 21 (4.53%) HTML5
14 19 (4.09%) Ruby on Rails
15 18 (3.88%) JMS
16 17 (3.66%) Dojo
17 15 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 98 (21.12%) Computer Science
2 58 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 58 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (8.84%) Physics
4 19 (4.09%) BBC
4 19 (4.09%) Open Source
5 14 (3.02%) Visualisation
5 14 (3.02%) GIS
6 13 (2.80%) 3D Graphics
7 12 (2.59%) Digital Media
8 11 (2.37%) Hedge funds
9 10 (2.16%) Grid Computing
10 7 (1.51%) Statistics
10 7 (1.51%) Semantic Web
11 6 (1.29%) Social Media
11 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.08%) Derivative
12 5 (1.08%) Artificial Intelligence
12 5 (1.08%) iPad
13 3 (0.65%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 112 (24.14%) Linux
2 69 (14.87%) UNIX
3 25 (5.39%) Windows
4 10 (2.16%) Android
5 7 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.86%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (41.59%) Software Engineering
2 143 (30.82%) OO
3 86 (18.53%) UML
4 80 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (16.16%) Scrum
6 74 (15.95%) Multithreading
7 69 (14.87%) TDD
8 42 (9.05%) Unit Testing
9 39 (8.41%) OOD
10 36 (7.76%) E-Commerce
11 32 (6.90%) OOP
12 31 (6.68%) Information Security
12 31 (6.68%) User Stories
13 26 (5.60%) Analytics
14 22 (4.74%) OOA/OOD
14 22 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (4.09%) Project Management
16 18 (3.88%) Software Testing
16 18 (3.88%) MVC
17 17 (3.66%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 464 (100.00%) Java
2 159 (34.27%) SQL
3 141 (30.39%) JavaScript
4 92 (19.83%) C++
5 68 (14.66%) C#
6 52 (11.21%) Scala
7 50 (10.78%) Python
8 23 (4.96%) C
9 19 (4.09%) Ruby
10 18 (3.88%) Clojure
10 18 (3.88%) Haskell
10 18 (3.88%) PHP
11 14 (3.02%) F#
12 12 (2.59%) Groovy
13 10 (2.16%) Erlang
14 8 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.08%) XPath
16 4 (0.86%) XQuery
17 3 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 173 (37.28%) Degree
2 24 (5.17%) PhD
3 8 (1.72%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 6 (1.29%) HND
5 4 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 22 (4.74%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.72%) Puppet
3 2 (0.43%) MOM
Vendors
1 87 (18.75%) Oracle
2 29 (6.25%) JBoss
3 20 (4.31%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.09%) Panasonic
5 9 (1.94%) IBM
6 3 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.43%) Talend
7 2 (0.43%) Sybase
7 2 (0.43%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.43%) Mercator
8 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe
8 1 (0.22%) Progress
8 1 (0.22%) Zend
8 1 (0.22%) Endeca
8 1 (0.22%) Google
8 1 (0.22%) Sencha
8 1 (0.22%) Razor Risk
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000
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Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000
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Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
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