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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 758 750 678
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 144 189 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 132 161 182
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
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 £38,500
% 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -24 127 £45,000 - 30
London -12 44 £57,500 +15.00% 13
South East +2 26 £22,500 -50.00% 6
East of England +18 18 £40,000 -5.88% 5
South West +1 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North West +4 12 £47,500 +9.19% 4
Cambridge +30 11 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Cambridgeshire +14 11 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Manchester +8 11 £52,500 +16.66% 4
West Sussex +14 10 £22,500 -50.00%
Crawley - 10 £22,500 -
City of London +43 9 £62,500 +25.00% 3
Scotland +1 9 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Bristol -13 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Dundee - 7 £42,500 - 1
Redhill -1 6 £41,900 -16.20% 1
Surrey -5 6 £41,900 -14.05% 1
West Midlands -13 5 £45,000 -7.69% 1
East Midlands +7 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Essex - 4 £24,000 - 1
Hounslow - 4 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire +9 3 £22,000 -45.00% 1
Somerset - 3 £45,000 -
Chelmsford - 3 £24,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +12 2 £40,500 +1.25%
Altrincham +3 2 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Luton +3 2 £40,500 +1.25%
Oxford +2 2 £22,000 -45.00% 1
Dorset +2 2 £33,500 -16.25%

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 304 (100.00%) Java
2 170 (55.92%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (46.71%) Spring
4 139 (45.72%) SQL
5 125 (41.12%) Software Engineering
6 106 (34.87%) J2EE
7 87 (28.62%) JavaScript
8 83 (27.30%) Degree
9 78 (25.66%) TDD
10 74 (24.34%) Oracle
10 74 (24.34%) Hibernate
11 61 (20.07%) Linux
12 60 (19.74%) JUnit
12 60 (19.74%) Maven
13 58 (19.08%) Scrum
14 56 (18.42%) Finance
15 53 (17.43%) OO
15 53 (17.43%) Computer Science
16 50 (16.45%) Web Services
17 42 (13.82%) MVC
18 41 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
18 41 (13.49%) HTML
19 40 (13.16%) OOP
20 39 (12.83%) Open Source
20 39 (12.83%) Jenkins
21 37 (12.17%) Selenium
21 37 (12.17%) jQuery
21 37 (12.17%) SQL Server
21 37 (12.17%) CSS
22 36 (11.84%) MySQL

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (9.87%) Apache
2 29 (9.54%) Tomcat
3 27 (8.88%) JBoss
4 15 (4.93%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.97%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.64%) Node.js
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.99%) CMS
7 3 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.66%) Jetty
8 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.33%) Confluence
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.95%) SaaS
2 5 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.32%) Force.com
4 3 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.22%) Internet
2 8 (2.63%) HTTP
3 4 (1.32%) SSL
4 2 (0.66%) LDAP
4 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.84%) MySQL
3 29 (9.54%) NoSQL
4 22 (7.24%) MongoDB
5 21 (6.91%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (4.61%) RDBMS
8 13 (4.28%) Oracle Database
9 10 (3.29%) Big Data
10 8 (2.63%) Redis
11 7 (2.30%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.97%) MarkLogic
13 5 (1.64%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.99%) OLAP
15 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
15 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (19.74%) JUnit
1 60 (19.74%) Maven
2 39 (12.83%) Jenkins
3 37 (12.17%) Selenium
4 32 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 23 (7.57%) Eclipse
6 22 (7.24%) Cucumber
7 21 (6.91%) Ant
8 19 (6.25%) Subversion
8 19 (6.25%) WebDriver
9 15 (4.93%) TestNG
9 15 (4.93%) JIRA
10 14 (4.61%) SoapUI
10 14 (4.61%) JBehave
11 12 (3.95%) Hudson
12 9 (2.96%) Spock
12 9 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (2.63%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.64%) EasyMock
14 5 (1.64%) DbUnit
General
1 56 (18.42%) Finance
2 26 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.61%) Games
4 10 (3.29%) Banking
5 9 (2.96%) Retail
5 9 (2.96%) Marketing
6 7 (2.30%) Publishing
7 4 (1.32%) Online Betting
7 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.99%) Automotive
9 2 (0.66%) Law
9 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Front Office
10 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (46.71%) Spring
2 106 (34.87%) J2EE
3 74 (24.34%) Hibernate
4 50 (16.45%) Web Services
5 41 (13.49%) HTML
6 37 (12.17%) CSS
6 37 (12.17%) jQuery
7 33 (10.86%) Ajax
8 31 (10.20%) Java EE
9 27 (8.88%) XML
10 26 (8.55%) JDBC
10 26 (8.55%) REST
11 25 (8.22%) JSP
12 21 (6.91%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (5.59%) Spring MVC
13 17 (5.59%) JMS
14 16 (5.26%) Servlets
14 16 (5.26%) SOAP
15 15 (4.93%) .NET
15 15 (4.93%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.43%) Computer Science
2 35 (11.51%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (6.58%) Mathematics
4 13 (4.28%) Algorithms
5 12 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.30%) Data Structures
6 7 (2.30%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.97%) GIS
8 5 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.64%) Physics
8 5 (1.64%) Social Media
9 4 (1.32%) Online Games
10 2 (0.66%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.66%) Blog
10 2 (0.66%) Clustering
10 2 (0.66%) Equities
10 2 (0.66%) EMV
10 2 (0.66%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.07%) Linux
2 22 (7.24%) Windows
3 20 (6.58%) UNIX
4 18 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.63%) Android
6 3 (0.99%) AIX
7 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (55.92%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (41.12%) Software Engineering
3 78 (25.66%) TDD
4 58 (19.08%) Scrum
5 53 (17.43%) OO
6 42 (13.82%) MVC
7 41 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (13.16%) OOP
9 39 (12.83%) Open Source
10 35 (11.51%) E-Commerce
11 33 (10.86%) SDLC
12 30 (9.87%) Unit Testing
13 28 (9.21%) BDD
14 26 (8.55%) Multithreading
15 23 (7.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (6.25%) Waterfall
17 16 (5.26%) OOD
17 16 (5.26%) Software Testing
17 16 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
17 16 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 304 (100.00%) Java
2 139 (45.72%) SQL
3 87 (28.62%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.87%) Groovy
5 27 (8.88%) C#
6 25 (8.22%) C++
7 24 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 21 (6.91%) C
9 16 (5.26%) Scala
10 11 (3.62%) Python
11 6 (1.97%) XQuery
12 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.32%) PHP
12 4 (1.32%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.66%) Clojure
13 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.33%) Prolog
14 1 (0.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 83 (27.30%) Degree
2 9 (2.96%) ISEB
3 7 (2.30%) PhD
3 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.64%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 74 (24.34%) Oracle
2 18 (5.92%) Red Hat
3 8 (2.63%) Sybase
3 8 (2.63%) IBM
4 5 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.32%) Adobe
5 4 (1.32%) SAP
5 4 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.66%) ATG
6 2 (0.66%) Sencha
7 1 (0.33%) Twitter
7 1 (0.33%) Solace
7 1 (0.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.33%) Informatica
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