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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Developer
Rank 513 505 440
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 477 510 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.48% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.50% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 420 450 568
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,662 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,800 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -6.02%

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 -12 464 £45,000 - 62
London -18 194 £55,000 - 26
South East -5 86 £40,000 +6.66% 8
North West +55 57 £47,500 +11.76% 6
South West +30 53 £45,000 +20.00% 10
East of England -19 39 £34,000 -21.83% 4
Manchester +41 33 £50,000 +17.64% 4
City of London +24 24 £47,500 -15.55% 3
Oxford +15 24 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +7 24 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Surrey +1 24 £28,250 -46.19% 2
West Sussex -11 21 £26,500 - 1
Horsham +6 16 £26,500 - 1
Bristol -1 16 £37,500 - 5
Wiltshire - 15 £45,000 - 1
Hampshire +6 14 £47,000 +25.33%
Crawley -5 14 £26,500 -
Yorkshire -10 14 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cambridgeshire +1 13 £30,000 -29.41% 2
West Midlands -19 12 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Chippenham - 12 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire +7 11 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Suffolk +1 11 £34,000 -12.82%
Ipswich -4 11 £34,000 -12.82%
Redhill -7 11 £26,500 -
Cheltenham +18 10 £49,500 +52.30% 2
Berkshire +2 10 £42,500 +1.19% 1
Hertfordshire -22 9 £34,000 -24.44% 2
Merseyside - 9 £41,250 - 1
East Midlands +1 8 £40,000 +60.20% 2

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 993 (100.00%) Java
2 565 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
3 497 (50.05%) Software Engineering
4 400 (40.28%) SQL
5 396 (39.88%) Spring
6 347 (34.94%) JavaScript
7 342 (34.44%) Degree
8 288 (29.00%) Oracle
9 264 (26.59%) Computer Science
10 258 (25.98%) HTML
11 248 (24.97%) J2EE
12 233 (23.46%) Linux
13 232 (23.36%) Hibernate
14 214 (21.55%) TDD
15 211 (21.25%) Web Services
16 194 (19.54%) OO
16 194 (19.54%) Finance
17 184 (18.53%) Scrum
18 174 (17.52%) CSS
19 169 (17.02%) C++
20 162 (16.31%) Maven
21 149 (15.01%) XML
22 146 (14.70%) JUnit
23 144 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
24 143 (14.40%) Java EE
25 142 (14.30%) C#
26 127 (12.79%) Open Source
27 118 (11.88%) Git (software)
28 115 (11.58%) jQuery
29 107 (10.78%) Unix

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 99 (9.97%) Tomcat
2 87 (8.76%) Apache
3 84 (8.46%) JBoss
4 63 (6.34%) WebSphere
5 52 (5.24%) WebLogic
6 24 (2.42%) Node.js
7 17 (1.71%) Mule
8 16 (1.61%) Apache Spark
9 15 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (1.41%) GlassFish
10 14 (1.41%) IIS
11 11 (1.11%) Confluence
12 9 (0.91%) Drupal
13 8 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.81%) CMS
14 7 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
15 6 (0.60%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.60%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 5 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (0.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.60%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 23 (2.32%) Google App Engine
4 19 (1.91%) SaaS
5 17 (1.71%) GitHub
6 16 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.21%) PaaS
8 11 (1.11%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (0.60%) Heroku
11 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.10%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.92%) HTTP
2 22 (2.22%) Internet
3 6 (0.60%) LDAP
4 5 (0.50%) ASN.1
5 3 (0.30%) SSL
6 2 (0.20%) Firewall
6 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.20%) SSH
6 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.10%) AMQP
7 1 (0.10%) DNS
7 1 (0.10%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 93 (9.37%) MySQL
3 74 (7.45%) Relational Database
4 54 (5.44%) NoSQL
5 53 (5.34%) Big Data
6 45 (4.53%) MongoDB
6 45 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (3.22%) Hadoop
7 32 (3.22%) RDBMS
8 27 (2.72%) Oracle Database
9 23 (2.32%) GIS
10 22 (2.22%) BigQuery
11 19 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.71%) Hazelcast
13 11 (1.11%) Couchbase
14 9 (0.91%) Datomic
15 8 (0.81%) Neo4j
16 7 (0.70%) CouchDB
16 7 (0.70%) HBase
16 7 (0.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 162 (16.31%) Maven
2 146 (14.70%) JUnit
3 118 (11.88%) Git (software)
4 89 (8.96%) Jenkins
5 77 (7.75%) Selenium
6 68 (6.85%) Eclipse
7 67 (6.75%) Subversion
8 56 (5.64%) Mockito
9 38 (3.83%) Ant
10 32 (3.22%) Cucumber
10 32 (3.22%) JIRA
11 24 (2.42%) TestNG
12 22 (2.22%) Hudson
13 20 (2.01%) Gradle
14 19 (1.91%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.71%) NetBeans
16 13 (1.31%) WebDriver
17 12 (1.21%) CruiseControl
17 12 (1.21%) EasyMock
18 11 (1.11%) JMeter
General
1 194 (19.54%) Finance
2 70 (7.05%) Banking
3 32 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.02%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.52%) Retail
6 22 (2.22%) Games
7 21 (2.11%) Front Office
8 20 (2.01%) Marketing
9 15 (1.51%) Publishing
10 11 (1.11%) Back Office
11 10 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.01%) iGaming
12 9 (0.91%) Automotive
12 9 (0.91%) Legal
12 9 (0.91%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.81%) Electronics
14 7 (0.70%) Law
14 7 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.60%) International Banking
15 6 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (39.88%) Spring
2 258 (25.98%) HTML
3 248 (24.97%) J2EE
4 232 (23.36%) Hibernate
5 211 (21.25%) Web Services
6 174 (17.52%) CSS
7 149 (15.01%) XML
8 143 (14.40%) Java EE
9 115 (11.58%) jQuery
10 106 (10.67%) REST
11 81 (8.16%) RESTful
12 80 (8.06%) SOAP
13 69 (6.95%) JSP
14 63 (6.34%) JSON
15 62 (6.24%) Ajax
16 60 (6.04%) JPA
17 57 (5.74%) HTML5
18 52 (5.24%) .NET
19 51 (5.14%) JMS
20 48 (4.83%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 264 (26.59%) Computer Science
2 62 (6.24%) Algorithms
3 61 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.84%) Mathematics
5 44 (4.43%) Hedge funds
6 35 (3.52%) Data Structures
7 31 (3.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (2.22%) Oculus Rift
9 19 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.91%) Semantic Web
10 14 (1.41%) Clustering
10 14 (1.41%) Derivative
10 14 (1.41%) Fintech
11 13 (1.31%) Physics
12 12 (1.21%) EMV
13 11 (1.11%) Tandem
13 11 (1.11%) VHDL
13 11 (1.11%) Visualisation
14 10 (1.01%) User Experience
15 8 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 233 (23.46%) Linux
2 107 (10.78%) Unix
3 95 (9.57%) Windows
4 40 (4.03%) Android
5 31 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (2.62%) Mac OS X
7 22 (2.22%) Tizen
8 15 (1.51%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) CentOS
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 497 (50.05%) Software Engineering
3 214 (21.55%) TDD
4 194 (19.54%) OO
5 184 (18.53%) Scrum
6 144 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
7 127 (12.79%) Open Source
8 101 (10.17%) Web Development
9 84 (8.46%) Multithreading
10 79 (7.96%) BDD
11 67 (6.75%) OOP
12 64 (6.45%) MVC
13 63 (6.34%) SOA
14 62 (6.24%) SDLC
15 59 (5.94%) Unit Testing
16 57 (5.74%) Analytics
17 48 (4.83%) Continuous Improvement
18 43 (4.33%) Mentoring
19 41 (4.13%) Kanban
20 40 (4.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 993 (100.00%) Java
2 400 (40.28%) SQL
3 347 (34.94%) JavaScript
4 169 (17.02%) C++
5 142 (14.30%) C#
6 106 (10.67%) Python
7 75 (7.55%) C
8 74 (7.45%) Scala
9 54 (5.44%) Ruby
10 40 (4.03%) PHP
11 38 (3.83%) Perl
12 33 (3.32%) Shell Script
13 30 (3.02%) PL/SQL
14 20 (2.01%) Clojure
15 18 (1.81%) Groovy
16 10 (1.01%) R
17 9 (0.91%) F#
17 9 (0.91%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.70%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 342 (34.44%) Degree
2 53 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.63%) SC Cleared
4 26 (2.62%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.11%) Sun Certification
6 10 (1.01%) PhD
7 9 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (0.70%) OCPJP
9 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.30%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.30%) MCSE
11 2 (0.20%) CCNA
11 2 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.20%) CISSP
11 2 (0.20%) GIAC
11 2 (0.20%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.20%) SANS
11 2 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.65%) QA
2 8 (0.81%) SDET
3 5 (0.50%) PA-DSS
4 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 17 (1.71%) HDFS
2 13 (1.31%) Docker
3 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (2.52%) Puppet
2 20 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.61%) Ansible
4 4 (0.40%) Apache Shiro
5 3 (0.30%) Mesos
6 1 (0.10%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.10%) Control-M
6 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 288 (29.00%) Oracle
2 66 (6.65%) Google
3 43 (4.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (2.01%) SAP
4 20 (2.01%) Sybase
5 19 (1.91%) webMethods
6 17 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.31%) Sun
8 11 (1.11%) Atlassian
8 11 (1.11%) WSO2
9 9 (0.91%) IBM
10 8 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.50%) Adobe
12 3 (0.30%) hybris
12 3 (0.30%) Northgate
13 2 (0.20%) Cisco
13 2 (0.20%) Perforce
13 2 (0.20%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.20%) Twitter
13 2 (0.20%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £62500 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 65,000 -
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 75,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago