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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 729 716 735
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 162 173 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 141 156 154
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -

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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 -39 151 £45,000 +5.88% 14
London -3 63 £55,000 +11.11% 4
South East +18 34 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East of England -3 22 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Hertfordshire -1 19 £40,000 -13.97%
St Albans - 17 £40,000 -
Crawley +7 12 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex -4 12 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Surrey -1 11 £48,750 -2.50% 2
Teddington -3 10 £50,000 +11.11%
North West -13 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Manchester -18 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Scotland +1 9 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Redhill - 8 £45,000 -
Altrincham +5 6 £42,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 6 £28,750 -28.12%
Tyne and Wear -11 6 £22,500 -43.75%
North East -12 6 £22,500 -43.75%
West Midlands -24 6 £42,500 +25.00%
South West -27 6 £40,500 +8.00%
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
New Malden - 6 £50,000 -
Sunderland +2 5 £22,500 -43.75%
Wiltshire -5 5 £40,500 -
Edinburgh -17 5 £55,000 +46.66%
Yorkshire -41 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £37,000 -
Chippenham - 5 £40,500 -
Oxford - 5 £37,000 -
City of London +3 4 £45,000 -14.28% 1

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 355 (100.00%) Java
2 182 (51.27%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (46.76%) Software Engineering
4 131 (36.90%) Degree
5 130 (36.62%) OO
6 123 (34.65%) Linux
7 110 (30.99%) Spring
8 105 (29.58%) Computer Science
9 103 (29.01%) J2EE
10 93 (26.20%) SQL
11 92 (25.92%) JavaScript
11 92 (25.92%) C++
12 84 (23.66%) Multithreading
13 82 (23.10%) C#
14 81 (22.82%) Scrum
15 75 (21.13%) Oracle
15 75 (21.13%) Hibernate
16 67 (18.87%) Finance
17 65 (18.31%) TDD
18 58 (16.34%) Maven
19 55 (15.49%) Python
20 54 (15.21%) JUnit
21 53 (14.93%) HTML
21 53 (14.93%) Tomcat
22 49 (13.80%) Games
23 48 (13.52%) C
23 48 (13.52%) Enterprise Software
24 47 (13.24%) XML
24 47 (13.24%) Unit Testing
25 46 (12.96%) UNIX

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 53 (14.93%) Tomcat
2 38 (10.70%) Apache
3 17 (4.79%) Node.js
4 15 (4.23%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (3.10%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.54%) Jetty
7 7 (1.97%) Apache Pig
7 7 (1.97%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.85%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.85%) Mule
9 2 (0.56%) WordPress
9 2 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.94%) GitHub
1 14 (3.94%) SaaS
2 4 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.82%) HTTP
2 8 (2.25%) SSH
3 4 (1.13%) RTP
4 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.39%) Hadoop
2 43 (12.11%) MySQL
3 42 (11.83%) Big Data
4 31 (8.73%) SQL Server
5 27 (7.61%) Relational Database
6 24 (6.76%) Oracle Database
7 22 (6.20%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.97%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.85%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.85%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.28%) Redis
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Accumulo
13 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 58 (16.34%) Maven
2 54 (15.21%) JUnit
3 24 (6.76%) Ant
4 23 (6.48%) Subversion
5 18 (5.07%) Git (software)
6 15 (4.23%) Eclipse
7 14 (3.94%) Selenium
8 12 (3.38%) Cucumber
9 11 (3.10%) Hudson
10 9 (2.54%) Gradle
10 9 (2.54%) VisualVM
11 7 (1.97%) JIRA
12 6 (1.69%) CruiseControl
13 4 (1.13%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.85%) Mockito
14 3 (0.85%) jMock
15 2 (0.56%) JBehave
16 1 (0.28%) PyUnit
General
1 67 (18.87%) Finance
2 49 (13.80%) Games
3 6 (1.69%) Banking
3 6 (1.69%) Advertising
4 4 (1.13%) Marketing
4 4 (1.13%) Front Office
4 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.13%) Electronics
4 4 (1.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.85%) Retail
6 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (30.99%) Spring
2 103 (29.01%) J2EE
3 75 (21.13%) Hibernate
4 53 (14.93%) HTML
5 47 (13.24%) XML
6 43 (12.11%) Java EE
7 42 (11.83%) CSS
8 37 (10.42%) jQuery
9 33 (9.30%) Web Services
10 32 (9.01%) JSP
11 27 (7.61%) RESTful
12 23 (6.48%) REST
13 19 (5.35%) J2SE
14 16 (4.51%) HTML5
15 15 (4.23%) Middleware
15 15 (4.23%) Spring Security
16 14 (3.94%) SOAP
17 13 (3.66%) JMS
17 13 (3.66%) Grails
18 12 (3.38%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 105 (29.58%) Computer Science
2 48 (13.52%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (12.68%) Algorithms
4 43 (12.11%) Mathematics
5 34 (9.58%) Physics
6 20 (5.63%) Open Source
7 16 (4.51%) BBC
7 16 (4.51%) Data Structures
8 11 (3.10%) Hedge funds
8 11 (3.10%) GIS
9 10 (2.82%) Visualisation
10 9 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.54%) Client/Server
10 9 (2.54%) Grid Computing
11 7 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.69%) Statistics
12 6 (1.69%) Online Games
13 5 (1.41%) Social Media
13 5 (1.41%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.13%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 123 (34.65%) Linux
2 46 (12.96%) UNIX
3 12 (3.38%) Windows
4 7 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (1.97%) Android
5 2 (0.56%) Fedora
5 2 (0.56%) CentOS
5 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) AIX
6 1 (0.28%) Solaris
6 1 (0.28%) OS/400
6 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (51.27%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (46.76%) Software Engineering
3 130 (36.62%) OO
4 84 (23.66%) Multithreading
5 81 (22.82%) Scrum
6 65 (18.31%) TDD
7 47 (13.24%) Unit Testing
8 36 (10.14%) UML
9 35 (9.86%) OOD
10 27 (7.61%) Mentoring
11 24 (6.76%) OOA/OOD
12 21 (5.92%) OOP
13 17 (4.79%) E-Commerce
13 17 (4.79%) Project Management
13 17 (4.79%) Automated Testing
13 17 (4.79%) Pair Programming
14 16 (4.51%) Data Modelling
14 16 (4.51%) Game Development
14 16 (4.51%) BDD
15 15 (4.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 355 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (26.20%) SQL
3 92 (25.92%) JavaScript
3 92 (25.92%) C++
4 82 (23.10%) C#
5 55 (15.49%) Python
6 48 (13.52%) C
7 23 (6.48%) PL/SQL
8 21 (5.92%) Scala
9 10 (2.82%) Groovy
10 8 (2.25%) Ruby
11 6 (1.69%) XPath
11 6 (1.69%) Perl
12 5 (1.41%) PHP
13 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.56%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.56%) VBScript
15 1 (0.28%) Clojure
15 1 (0.28%) F#
Qualifications
1 131 (36.90%) Degree
2 37 (10.42%) PhD
3 4 (1.13%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.56%) OCPJWCD
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.56%) GIAC
5 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (21.13%) Oracle
2 20 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.51%) Panasonic
4 15 (4.23%) JBoss
5 6 (1.69%) Sun
5 6 (1.69%) Sybase
6 5 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.13%) SAP
8 2 (0.56%) Informatica
8 2 (0.56%) Dell
9 1 (0.28%) Facebook
9 1 (0.28%) Twitter
9 1 (0.28%) Vertica
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) HP
9 1 (0.28%) Google
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