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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 725 677 658
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 180 199 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 156 172 216
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 £58,500 £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
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 23 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 23 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -65 166 £45,000 +5.88% 21
London -42 78 £50,000 +2.04% 7
South East +3 29 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Surrey - 20 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -41 19 £45,000 +38.46% 2
West Midlands +8 11 £45,000 +25.87% 1
Scotland -5 11 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Redhill - 11 £45,000 -
Teddington -3 10 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Edinburgh -3 10 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North Yorkshire -16 10 £45,000 -
South West -17 10 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Leeds -30 10 £47,500 +126.19% 1
West Yorkshire -36 10 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Harrogate -18 9 £35,000 -
East of England -36 9 £45,000 +8.43% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 8 £22,500 -25.00%
Tyne and Wear +5 8 £22,500 -25.00%
North East +5 8 £22,500 -25.00%
Sunderland +6 7 £22,500 -25.00%
Leamington Spa - 6 £52,500 -
Bournemouth - 6 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £52,500 -
Dorset - 6 £40,000 -
North West +5 5 £45,000 +31.38% 3
Manchester 0 5 £45,000 +34.32% 1
Hertfordshire -19 5 £50,000 -
St Albans - 5 £50,000 -
Berkshire +3 4 £42,500 +6.25%
New Malden - 4 £50,000 -

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 414 (100.00%) Java
2 181 (43.72%) Software Engineering
3 161 (38.89%) Spring
4 144 (34.78%) SQL
5 143 (34.54%) OO
5 143 (34.54%) Degree
6 136 (32.85%) Linux
7 119 (28.74%) JavaScript
8 111 (26.81%) J2EE
9 98 (23.67%) Computer Science
10 94 (22.71%) Maven
10 94 (22.71%) Tomcat
11 90 (21.74%) Scrum
12 87 (21.01%) C++
13 84 (20.29%) Hibernate
14 78 (18.84%) Multithreading
15 76 (18.36%) Oracle
16 75 (18.12%) Enterprise Software
17 74 (17.87%) C#
18 71 (17.15%) HTML
18 71 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
19 69 (16.67%) Games
20 67 (16.18%) MySQL
21 65 (15.70%) JUnit
22 63 (15.22%) Apache
22 63 (15.22%) Finance
22 63 (15.22%) TDD
23 60 (14.49%) UML
23 60 (14.49%) UNIX
24 59 (14.25%) Java EE

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 94 (22.71%) Tomcat
2 63 (15.22%) Apache
3 11 (2.66%) Jetty
4 9 (2.17%) Node.js
5 8 (1.93%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.97%) CMS
6 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (0.72%) ColdFusion
7 3 (0.72%) Mule
7 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.72%) Confluence
8 2 (0.48%) WordPress
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 30 (7.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.17%) SaaS
1 9 (2.17%) GitHub
2 5 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.93%) HTTP
1 8 (1.93%) SSH
2 5 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.97%) RTP
4 2 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.18%) MySQL
2 53 (12.80%) Big Data
3 51 (12.32%) Hadoop
4 31 (7.49%) MongoDB
5 29 (7.00%) SQL Server
6 25 (6.04%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.38%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.45%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.45%) MarkLogic
12 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.48%) Redis
14 2 (0.48%) Firebird
15 1 (0.24%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 94 (22.71%) Maven
2 65 (15.70%) JUnit
3 34 (8.21%) Ant
4 29 (7.00%) Eclipse
5 18 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 15 (3.62%) Subversion
7 11 (2.66%) VisualVM
8 9 (2.17%) Gradle
8 9 (2.17%) JIRA
9 8 (1.93%) Selenium
10 6 (1.45%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.97%) Mockito
11 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.97%) Hudson
11 4 (0.97%) jMock
11 4 (0.97%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.72%) IntelliJ
12 3 (0.72%) WebObjects
12 3 (0.72%) FishEye
13 2 (0.48%) JBehave
General
1 69 (16.67%) Games
2 63 (15.22%) Finance
3 16 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.93%) Advertising
5 6 (1.45%) Banking
6 5 (1.21%) Retail
7 4 (0.97%) Front Office
8 2 (0.48%) Back Office
8 2 (0.48%) Electronics
8 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (38.89%) Spring
2 111 (26.81%) J2EE
3 84 (20.29%) Hibernate
4 71 (17.15%) HTML
5 59 (14.25%) Java EE
6 56 (13.53%) jQuery
6 56 (13.53%) XML
7 47 (11.35%) REST
8 46 (11.11%) CSS
9 44 (10.63%) Web Services
10 27 (6.52%) JSP
11 23 (5.56%) J2SE
12 22 (5.31%) RESTful
13 21 (5.07%) HTML5
14 18 (4.35%) XSLT
15 14 (3.38%) Ajax
15 14 (3.38%) SOAP
16 13 (3.14%) JDBC
16 13 (3.14%) Ruby on Rails
17 12 (2.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 98 (23.67%) Computer Science
2 75 (18.12%) Enterprise Software
3 58 (14.01%) Mathematics
4 41 (9.90%) Physics
5 28 (6.76%) BBC
6 20 (4.83%) Open Source
7 13 (3.14%) Visualisation
8 12 (2.90%) Hedge funds
9 11 (2.66%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.66%) GIS
10 9 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
11 8 (1.93%) Statistics
12 7 (1.69%) Derivative
12 7 (1.69%) Digital Media
12 7 (1.69%) Social Media
13 6 (1.45%) Semantic Web
14 5 (1.21%) Online Games
14 5 (1.21%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (1.21%) Grid Computing
15 4 (0.97%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 136 (32.85%) Linux
2 60 (14.49%) UNIX
3 15 (3.62%) Windows
4 8 (1.93%) Android
5 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.72%) Solaris
6 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (43.72%) Software Engineering
2 143 (34.54%) OO
3 90 (21.74%) Scrum
4 78 (18.84%) Multithreading
5 71 (17.15%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (15.22%) TDD
7 60 (14.49%) UML
8 36 (8.70%) OOD
9 34 (8.21%) Unit Testing
10 29 (7.00%) E-Commerce
11 22 (5.31%) OOP
12 20 (4.83%) Game Development
13 19 (4.59%) User Stories
13 19 (4.59%) Data Modelling
13 19 (4.59%) Information Security
14 18 (4.35%) Project Management
15 17 (4.11%) OOA/OOD
15 17 (4.11%) MVC
15 17 (4.11%) Automated Testing
15 17 (4.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 414 (100.00%) Java
2 144 (34.78%) SQL
3 119 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 87 (21.01%) C++
5 74 (17.87%) C#
6 57 (13.77%) Python
7 50 (12.08%) Scala
8 29 (7.00%) C
9 18 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.38%) Haskell
10 14 (3.38%) Clojure
11 13 (3.14%) F#
11 13 (3.14%) Ruby
12 8 (1.93%) Erlang
12 8 (1.93%) Groovy
12 8 (1.93%) XPath
13 6 (1.45%) PHP
14 5 (1.21%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.72%) Bourne shell
15 3 (0.72%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 143 (34.54%) Degree
2 45 (10.87%) PhD
3 4 (0.97%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 39 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (18.36%) Oracle
2 30 (7.25%) JBoss
2 30 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.76%) Panasonic
4 4 (0.97%) Sybase
4 4 (0.97%) Sun
4 4 (0.97%) Red Hat
5 3 (0.72%) IBM
5 3 (0.72%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.48%) Talend
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe
6 2 (0.48%) SAP
7 1 (0.24%) Google
7 1 (0.24%) Zend
7 1 (0.24%) Facebook
7 1 (0.24%) Twitter
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