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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 762 755 695
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 135 172 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 127 148 162
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,920 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +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
104105 111560 103736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 86198 90937 85872
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 £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 £38,500
% 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -9 117 £45,000 - 26
London -20 37 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South East +3 25 £28,800 -36.00% 3
East of England +10 16 £37,500 -11.76% 6
South West -9 16 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cambridge +33 14 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +31 14 £37,500 -16.66% 4
North West +3 14 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Manchester +9 13 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Bristol -2 9 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Crawley - 8 £22,500 -
West Sussex - 8 £22,500 -
City of London +31 7 £62,500 +25.00%
Surrey +1 6 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Scotland +1 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Redhill -13 5 £41,900 -6.88%
Somerset - 5 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire +10 4 £22,000 -51.11% 1
Dundee - 4 £42,500 -
Hounslow - 4 £65,000 -
New Malden +4 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Oxford +1 3 £22,000 -51.11%
Wimbledon -4 3 £47,500 -5.00%
West Yorkshire -6 3 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Yorkshire -10 3 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Teddington -11 3 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £45,000 -
Hampshire +7 2 £30,000 -41.46%
East Midlands +7 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 285 (100.00%) Java
2 157 (55.09%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (46.67%) SQL
4 121 (42.46%) Spring
5 119 (41.75%) Software Engineering
6 89 (31.23%) JavaScript
7 84 (29.47%) Degree
8 83 (29.12%) J2EE
9 77 (27.02%) TDD
10 73 (25.61%) Oracle
11 69 (24.21%) Hibernate
12 61 (21.40%) Scrum
12 61 (21.40%) Maven
12 61 (21.40%) Computer Science
13 59 (20.70%) JUnit
14 58 (20.35%) Web Services
15 52 (18.25%) OO
16 49 (17.19%) Linux
17 45 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (15.79%) Jenkins
18 43 (15.09%) Finance
19 42 (14.74%) HTML
20 41 (14.39%) Selenium
21 40 (14.04%) MySQL
21 40 (14.04%) Open Source
22 39 (13.68%) jQuery
23 38 (13.33%) SQL Server
24 36 (12.63%) CSS
25 34 (11.93%) MVC
25 34 (11.93%) Enterprise Software

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 29 (10.18%) Tomcat
2 28 (9.82%) JBoss
3 27 (9.47%) Apache
4 13 (4.56%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.46%) Node.js
6 6 (2.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.70%) Jetty
8 1 (0.35%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.51%) SaaS
2 3 (1.05%) GitHub
2 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.67%) Internet
2 8 (2.81%) HTTP
3 4 (1.40%) SSL
4 2 (0.70%) LDAP
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.04%) MySQL
2 38 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 31 (10.88%) NoSQL
4 25 (8.77%) MongoDB
5 20 (7.02%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (4.56%) RDBMS
7 13 (4.56%) Big Data
8 11 (3.86%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.46%) Redis
10 6 (2.11%) MarkLogic
11 5 (1.75%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.05%) JasperReports
12 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 61 (21.40%) Maven
2 59 (20.70%) JUnit
3 45 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 41 (14.39%) Selenium
5 32 (11.23%) Git (software)
6 22 (7.72%) Cucumber
7 20 (7.02%) Eclipse
7 20 (7.02%) Ant
8 15 (5.26%) TestNG
8 15 (5.26%) WebDriver
9 14 (4.91%) SoapUI
9 14 (4.91%) JBehave
9 14 (4.91%) JIRA
10 12 (4.21%) Subversion
11 11 (3.86%) Hudson
12 9 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (2.81%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.81%) Spock
14 7 (2.46%) Gradle
15 6 (2.11%) DbUnit
General
1 43 (15.09%) Finance
2 25 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.16%) Marketing
4 7 (2.46%) Games
5 6 (2.11%) Retail
6 5 (1.75%) Banking
7 4 (1.40%) Publishing
8 3 (1.05%) Automotive
8 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (42.46%) Spring
2 83 (29.12%) J2EE
3 69 (24.21%) Hibernate
4 58 (20.35%) Web Services
5 42 (14.74%) HTML
6 39 (13.68%) jQuery
7 36 (12.63%) CSS
8 33 (11.58%) Java EE
9 32 (11.23%) Ajax
10 22 (7.72%) REST
11 21 (7.37%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (7.37%) JDBC
11 21 (7.37%) JSP
12 20 (7.02%) XML
13 18 (6.32%) Swing
14 17 (5.96%) Spring MVC
15 14 (4.91%) XSLT
16 13 (4.56%) Servlets
16 13 (4.56%) JMS
16 13 (4.56%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 61 (21.40%) Computer Science
2 34 (11.93%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (8.42%) Mathematics
4 13 (4.56%) GIS
5 11 (3.86%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.46%) Data Structures
8 6 (2.11%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.75%) Physics
10 3 (1.05%) Social Media
11 2 (0.70%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.70%) Blog
11 2 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.70%) EMV
11 2 (0.70%) Smartcard
11 2 (0.70%) Clustering
11 2 (0.70%) Equities
11 2 (0.70%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.70%) CUDA
12 1 (0.35%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.19%) Linux
2 20 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (6.67%) UNIX
4 13 (4.56%) Windows
5 9 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.81%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (55.09%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (41.75%) Software Engineering
3 77 (27.02%) TDD
4 61 (21.40%) Scrum
5 52 (18.25%) OO
6 45 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (14.04%) Open Source
8 34 (11.93%) MVC
9 33 (11.58%) OOP
10 29 (10.18%) SDLC
11 28 (9.82%) E-Commerce
12 27 (9.47%) Unit Testing
13 25 (8.77%) BDD
14 24 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (8.07%) Kanban
16 20 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (6.67%) Waterfall
17 19 (6.67%) Validation
18 17 (5.96%) Mentoring
19 16 (5.61%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 285 (100.00%) Java
2 133 (46.67%) SQL
3 89 (31.23%) JavaScript
4 26 (9.12%) Groovy
5 25 (8.77%) C++
6 23 (8.07%) C
6 23 (8.07%) C#
7 18 (6.32%) PL/SQL
8 15 (5.26%) Scala
9 7 (2.46%) XQuery
10 6 (2.11%) Python
10 6 (2.11%) PHP
11 5 (1.75%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.35%) RPG
13 1 (0.35%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.35%) Prolog
13 1 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 84 (29.47%) Degree
2 9 (3.16%) ISEB
3 6 (2.11%) PhD
4 4 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 73 (25.61%) Oracle
2 20 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 7 (2.46%) Sybase
4 6 (2.11%) IBM
5 5 (1.75%) Adobe
6 4 (1.40%) SAP
6 4 (1.40%) ATG
7 3 (1.05%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.70%) Sencha
9 1 (0.35%) Facebook
9 1 (0.35%) Twitter
9 1 (0.35%) Solace
9 1 (0.35%) Google
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