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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Software Developer
Rank 735 716 729
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 167 161 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 146 143 166
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -17 155 £45,000 - 13
London -23 71 £50,000 +2.04% 7
South East +1 32 £45,000 - 3
East of England -20 21 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hertfordshire +7 18 £40,000 -
St Albans - 16 £40,000 -
Surrey +11 14 £45,000 -10.00%
Teddington -2 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Manchester +4 10 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Scotland -8 10 £55,000 +46.66% 3
North West -15 10 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Crawley +6 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Sussex -7 9 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Redhill - 9 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear -3 7 £22,500 -43.75%
North East -4 7 £22,500 -43.75%
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 7 £28,750 -28.12%
Edinburgh -7 7 £55,000 +46.66% 1
South West -37 7 £40,500 +8.00%
Wimbledon - 7 £50,000 -
New Malden - 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands -17 6 £42,500 +25.00%
Wiltshire +4 5 £40,500 -
Sunderland +2 5 £22,500 -43.75%
Chippenham - 5 £40,500 -
City of London +1 4 £45,000 -14.28%
Oxfordshire - 4 £37,000 -
Coventry - 4 £45,000 -
Altrincham - 4 £42,500 -
Oxford - 4 £37,000 -

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 369 (100.00%) Java
2 190 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (46.07%) Software Engineering
4 139 (37.67%) Degree
5 132 (35.77%) OO
6 130 (35.23%) Linux
7 120 (32.52%) Spring
8 109 (29.54%) Computer Science
9 103 (27.91%) SQL
10 100 (27.10%) J2EE
11 99 (26.83%) JavaScript
12 89 (24.12%) C++
13 88 (23.85%) Multithreading
14 86 (23.31%) Scrum
15 84 (22.76%) C#
16 79 (21.41%) Hibernate
17 76 (20.60%) Oracle
18 69 (18.70%) Finance
18 69 (18.70%) TDD
19 68 (18.43%) Maven
20 61 (16.53%) Tomcat
21 60 (16.26%) Python
22 59 (15.99%) Games
23 58 (15.72%) JUnit
24 54 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
25 52 (14.09%) HTML
26 51 (13.82%) MySQL
26 51 (13.82%) XML
26 51 (13.82%) Hadoop
27 50 (13.55%) Mathematics

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (16.53%) Tomcat
2 42 (11.38%) Apache
3 17 (4.61%) Node.js
4 15 (4.07%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (2.98%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.44%) Apache Pig
6 9 (2.44%) Jetty
7 7 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.81%) Mule
8 3 (0.81%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.54%) CMS
9 2 (0.54%) WordPress
10 1 (0.27%) IIS
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 25 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.34%) GitHub
2 13 (3.52%) SaaS
3 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.71%) HTTP
2 8 (2.17%) SSH
3 4 (1.08%) RTP
4 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.82%) MySQL
1 51 (13.82%) Hadoop
2 49 (13.28%) Big Data
3 31 (8.40%) SQL Server
4 28 (7.59%) Relational Database
5 27 (7.32%) MongoDB
6 24 (6.50%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.90%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.36%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.81%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.27%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.27%) DB2
12 1 (0.27%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 68 (18.43%) Maven
2 58 (15.72%) JUnit
3 28 (7.59%) Ant
4 22 (5.96%) Subversion
5 17 (4.61%) Eclipse
5 17 (4.61%) Git (software)
6 15 (4.07%) Selenium
7 12 (3.25%) Cucumber
7 12 (3.25%) Hudson
8 9 (2.44%) Gradle
8 9 (2.44%) VisualVM
9 7 (1.90%) JIRA
10 6 (1.63%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.81%) Mockito
12 3 (0.81%) jMock
13 2 (0.54%) JBehave
14 1 (0.27%) PyUnit
General
1 69 (18.70%) Finance
2 59 (15.99%) Games
3 8 (2.17%) Advertising
4 6 (1.63%) Banking
5 4 (1.08%) Marketing
5 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.08%) Front Office
5 4 (1.08%) Electronics
5 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.81%) Retail
7 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Publishing
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (32.52%) Spring
2 100 (27.10%) J2EE
3 79 (21.41%) Hibernate
4 52 (14.09%) HTML
5 51 (13.82%) XML
6 47 (12.74%) Java EE
7 42 (11.38%) jQuery
8 40 (10.84%) CSS
9 34 (9.21%) Web Services
10 29 (7.86%) JSP
11 28 (7.59%) REST
12 26 (7.05%) RESTful
13 21 (5.69%) J2SE
14 17 (4.61%) HTML5
15 15 (4.07%) Middleware
16 14 (3.79%) SOAP
16 14 (3.79%) Spring Security
17 12 (3.25%) Grails
17 12 (3.25%) Dojo
17 12 (3.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 109 (29.54%) Computer Science
2 54 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
3 50 (13.55%) Mathematics
4 36 (9.76%) Physics
5 21 (5.69%) BBC
6 20 (5.42%) Open Source
7 12 (3.25%) GIS
8 11 (2.98%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.98%) Hedge funds
9 9 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.44%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (2.17%) Grid Computing
10 8 (2.17%) Statistics
11 7 (1.90%) Social Media
12 6 (1.63%) Online Games
13 5 (1.36%) Semantic Web
13 5 (1.36%) Mobile App
14 4 (1.08%) DTV
15 3 (0.81%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 130 (35.23%) Linux
2 49 (13.28%) UNIX
3 13 (3.52%) Windows
4 7 (1.90%) Android
4 7 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.54%) Fedora
5 2 (0.54%) CentOS
6 1 (0.27%) OS/400
6 1 (0.27%) zOS
6 1 (0.27%) AIX
6 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (46.07%) Software Engineering
3 132 (35.77%) OO
4 88 (23.85%) Multithreading
5 86 (23.31%) Scrum
6 69 (18.70%) TDD
7 45 (12.20%) Unit Testing
8 40 (10.84%) UML
9 35 (9.49%) OOD
10 25 (6.78%) OOA/OOD
10 25 (6.78%) Mentoring
11 18 (4.88%) OOP
11 18 (4.88%) Project Management
12 17 (4.61%) E-Commerce
12 17 (4.61%) Data Modelling
12 17 (4.61%) Pair Programming
12 17 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (4.34%) Automated Testing
13 16 (4.34%) BDD
13 16 (4.34%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 369 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (27.91%) SQL
3 99 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 89 (24.12%) C++
5 84 (22.76%) C#
6 60 (16.26%) Python
7 42 (11.38%) C
8 28 (7.59%) Scala
9 23 (6.23%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.71%) Ruby
11 9 (2.44%) Groovy
12 6 (1.63%) XPath
12 6 (1.63%) Perl
12 6 (1.63%) PHP
13 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.81%) F#
13 3 (0.81%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.54%) VBScript
15 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 139 (37.67%) Degree
2 40 (10.84%) PhD
3 4 (1.08%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.54%) GIAC
5 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 31 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (20.60%) Oracle
2 25 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.69%) Panasonic
4 17 (4.61%) JBoss
5 6 (1.63%) Sybase
6 5 (1.36%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.08%) SAP
7 4 (1.08%) Sun
8 2 (0.54%) Dell
8 2 (0.54%) Informatica
9 1 (0.27%) Google
9 1 (0.27%) Zend
9 1 (0.27%) Facebook
9 1 (0.27%) Twitter
9 1 (0.27%) Vertica
9 1 (0.27%) HP
9 1 (0.27%) Adobe
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 to £75000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oxford Knight
Salary: Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Be-IT Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: flexible
Posted: 10 days ago
Chartham, Kent
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 13 days ago
London
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Salary: £25000 - £35000
Posted: 20 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Edinburgh
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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