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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 742 687 671
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 171 197 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 147 169 205
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -58 157 £45,000 +5.88% 20
London -69 75 £50,000 +2.04% 6
South East +23 28 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey - 19 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -48 15 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Scotland -3 11 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East of England -30 11 £45,000 +17.64% 4
Redhill - 11 £45,000 -
Teddington -3 10 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Edinburgh -4 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Midlands -9 9 £40,000 +17.64% 1
South West -22 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North East +9 8 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Tyne and Wear +7 8 £22,500 -25.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 8 £22,500 -25.00% 1
North Yorkshire -16 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds -41 8 £47,500 +126.19%
West Yorkshire -42 8 £47,500 +46.15%
Sunderland +5 7 £22,500 -25.00%
Hertfordshire -10 7 £50,000 -
Harrogate -19 7 £35,000 -
St Albans - 7 £50,000 -
North West 0 5 £45,000 +31.38% 3
Manchester -12 5 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Leamington Spa - 5 £52,500 -
Bournemouth - 5 £40,000 -
Dorset - 5 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £52,500 -
Berkshire +10 4 £42,500 +6.25%
New Malden - 4 £50,000 -

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 409 (100.00%) Java
2 181 (44.25%) Software Engineering
3 159 (38.88%) Spring
4 142 (34.72%) Degree
4 142 (34.72%) OO
5 141 (34.47%) SQL
6 136 (33.25%) Linux
7 118 (28.85%) JavaScript
8 110 (26.89%) J2EE
9 98 (23.96%) Computer Science
10 93 (22.74%) Tomcat
11 92 (22.49%) Maven
12 90 (22.00%) Scrum
13 87 (21.27%) C++
14 84 (20.54%) Hibernate
15 79 (19.32%) Multithreading
16 76 (18.58%) Oracle
17 75 (18.34%) C#
18 74 (18.09%) Enterprise Software
19 71 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
20 69 (16.87%) HTML
20 69 (16.87%) Games
21 66 (16.14%) MySQL
22 63 (15.40%) JUnit
23 62 (15.16%) Apache
23 62 (15.16%) TDD
24 61 (14.91%) UNIX
24 61 (14.91%) Finance
25 59 (14.43%) Python
25 59 (14.43%) Java EE

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 93 (22.74%) Tomcat
2 62 (15.16%) Apache
3 11 (2.69%) Jetty
4 9 (2.20%) Node.js
5 8 (1.96%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.98%) CMS
6 4 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.73%) ColdFusion
7 3 (0.73%) Confluence
7 3 (0.73%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.73%) Mule
8 2 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (7.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.20%) SaaS
1 9 (2.20%) GitHub
2 5 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.96%) HTTP
1 8 (1.96%) SSH
2 5 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.98%) RTP
4 2 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.14%) MySQL
2 52 (12.71%) Big Data
3 50 (12.22%) Hadoop
4 31 (7.58%) MongoDB
5 29 (7.09%) SQL Server
6 25 (6.11%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.42%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.20%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.20%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.47%) MarkLogic
11 6 (1.47%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.49%) Firebird
14 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.24%) Oracle OLAP
15 1 (0.24%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 92 (22.49%) Maven
2 63 (15.40%) JUnit
3 34 (8.31%) Ant
4 29 (7.09%) Eclipse
5 17 (4.16%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.67%) Subversion
7 11 (2.69%) VisualVM
8 9 (2.20%) JIRA
8 9 (2.20%) Gradle
9 7 (1.71%) Selenium
10 6 (1.47%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.98%) Mockito
11 4 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.98%) Hudson
11 4 (0.98%) jMock
12 3 (0.73%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.73%) WebObjects
12 3 (0.73%) FishEye
13 2 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 69 (16.87%) Games
2 61 (14.91%) Finance
3 16 (3.91%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.96%) Advertising
5 6 (1.47%) Banking
6 5 (1.22%) Retail
7 4 (0.98%) Front Office
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Electronics
8 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (38.88%) Spring
2 110 (26.89%) J2EE
3 84 (20.54%) Hibernate
4 69 (16.87%) HTML
5 59 (14.43%) Java EE
6 56 (13.69%) XML
7 55 (13.45%) jQuery
8 46 (11.25%) REST
9 45 (11.00%) CSS
10 44 (10.76%) Web Services
11 26 (6.36%) JSP
12 23 (5.62%) J2SE
13 22 (5.38%) RESTful
14 20 (4.89%) HTML5
15 18 (4.40%) XSLT
16 14 (3.42%) SOAP
17 13 (3.18%) JDBC
17 13 (3.18%) Ruby on Rails
17 13 (3.18%) Ajax
18 11 (2.69%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 98 (23.96%) Computer Science
2 74 (18.09%) Enterprise Software
3 57 (13.94%) Mathematics
4 40 (9.78%) Physics
5 28 (6.85%) BBC
6 20 (4.89%) Open Source
7 13 (3.18%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.69%) GIS
8 11 (2.69%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.44%) Hedge funds
10 9 (2.20%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (1.96%) Statistics
12 7 (1.71%) Social Media
12 7 (1.71%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.47%) Semantic Web
14 5 (1.22%) Derivative
14 5 (1.22%) Online Games
14 5 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (1.22%) Grid Computing
15 4 (0.98%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 136 (33.25%) Linux
2 61 (14.91%) UNIX
3 15 (3.67%) Windows
4 8 (1.96%) Android
5 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.73%) Solaris
6 3 (0.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (44.25%) Software Engineering
2 142 (34.72%) OO
3 90 (22.00%) Scrum
4 79 (19.32%) Multithreading
5 71 (17.36%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (15.16%) TDD
7 58 (14.18%) UML
8 36 (8.80%) OOD
9 33 (8.07%) Unit Testing
10 29 (7.09%) E-Commerce
11 21 (5.13%) OOP
12 20 (4.89%) Game Development
13 19 (4.65%) User Stories
13 19 (4.65%) Information Security
13 19 (4.65%) Data Modelling
14 18 (4.40%) Project Management
15 17 (4.16%) Automated Testing
15 17 (4.16%) MVC
15 17 (4.16%) OOA/OOD
16 16 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 409 (100.00%) Java
2 141 (34.47%) SQL
3 118 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 87 (21.27%) C++
5 75 (18.34%) C#
6 59 (14.43%) Python
7 49 (11.98%) Scala
8 30 (7.33%) C
9 18 (4.40%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.42%) Haskell
10 14 (3.42%) Clojure
11 13 (3.18%) F#
11 13 (3.18%) Ruby
12 8 (1.96%) Groovy
12 8 (1.96%) Erlang
12 8 (1.96%) XPath
13 6 (1.47%) PHP
14 5 (1.22%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.73%) Korn
15 3 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 142 (34.72%) Degree
2 45 (11.00%) PhD
3 4 (0.98%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 39 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (18.58%) Oracle
2 30 (7.33%) JBoss
2 30 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.85%) Panasonic
4 4 (0.98%) Sun
4 4 (0.98%) Red Hat
4 4 (0.98%) Sybase
5 3 (0.73%) Atlassian
5 3 (0.73%) IBM
6 2 (0.49%) Talend
6 2 (0.49%) Adobe
6 2 (0.49%) SAP
7 1 (0.24%) Zend
7 1 (0.24%) Google
7 1 (0.24%) Facebook
7 1 (0.24%) Twitter
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
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Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £32,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
North West London
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Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
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Cambridge
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