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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Software Developer
Rank 745 736 676
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 147 211 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 126 178 190
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £82,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+0.61% +21.64%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -10 136 £45,000 +5.88% 18
London +7 52 £57,500 - 7
East of England +36 27 £42,500 +6.25% 3
South East +6 27 £22,500 -47.05% 1
City of London - 14 £58,500 -
West Sussex +18 11 £22,500 -48.57%
Crawley - 11 £22,500 -
Surrey +14 10 £41,900 -23.81%
Redhill +5 10 £41,900 -23.81%
Hertfordshire +12 8 £43,500 +8.75% 1
South West -20 8 £34,250 -14.37%
Scotland +12 7 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Cambridgeshire - 7 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge - 7 £40,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +18 6 £46,000 +15.00%
Luton +10 6 £46,000 +15.00%
North West +2 6 £42,500 - 4
West Midlands -5 6 £41,250 -21.42%
Ealing - 6 - -
Manchester 0 5 £42,500 - 4
Bristol 0 5 £33,500 -21.17%
Altrincham -4 5 £42,500 +0.59% 1
Yorkshire -32 5 £45,000 +8.43% 3
Birmingham - 5 £42,500 -
Dundee - 5 £42,500 - 1
Essex - 5 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -3 4 - -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire -16 3 £45,000 +8.43% 3

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 301 (100.00%) Java
2 173 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (44.85%) Spring
4 126 (41.86%) Software Engineering
5 116 (38.54%) J2EE
6 114 (37.87%) SQL
7 78 (25.91%) Degree
8 77 (25.58%) JavaScript
9 70 (23.26%) TDD
10 69 (22.92%) Linux
11 61 (20.27%) Oracle
12 58 (19.27%) OO
12 58 (19.27%) Hibernate
13 57 (18.94%) Scrum
14 54 (17.94%) HTML
14 54 (17.94%) JUnit
15 52 (17.28%) Maven
16 50 (16.61%) MVC
17 48 (15.95%) Finance
18 47 (15.61%) Web Services
19 45 (14.95%) CSS
20 44 (14.62%) Open Source
21 42 (13.95%) OOP
22 41 (13.62%) Computer Science
23 39 (12.96%) Ajax
24 37 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (12.29%) SDLC
25 36 (11.96%) XML
26 35 (11.63%) E-Commerce
26 35 (11.63%) MySQL

Java Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (9.97%) Tomcat
2 29 (9.63%) Apache
3 22 (7.31%) JBoss
4 21 (6.98%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.99%) Node.js
6 5 (1.66%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.33%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.33%) Confluence
8 3 (1.00%) CMS
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.00%) Oracle Coherence
8 3 (1.00%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.66%) Jetty
9 2 (0.66%) SAS
9 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.32%) SaaS
2 9 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.33%) Force.com
4 4 (1.33%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.64%) Internet
2 8 (2.66%) HTTP
3 4 (1.33%) SSL
4 2 (0.66%) LDAP
4 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.63%) MySQL
2 33 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 30 (9.97%) NoSQL
4 21 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 19 (6.31%) Relational Database
6 17 (5.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (4.32%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.65%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.65%) Redis
9 10 (3.32%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.33%) Big Data
11 6 (1.99%) MarkLogic
12 4 (1.33%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.33%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.00%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.00%) OLAP
14 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
15 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (17.94%) JUnit
2 52 (17.28%) Maven
3 31 (10.30%) Jenkins
4 29 (9.63%) Git (software)
5 25 (8.31%) Selenium
6 23 (7.64%) Eclipse
7 18 (5.98%) WebDriver
8 17 (5.65%) Cucumber
8 17 (5.65%) Ant
8 17 (5.65%) Subversion
9 15 (4.98%) JIRA
10 14 (4.65%) Hudson
11 12 (3.99%) TestNG
12 11 (3.65%) SoapUI
12 11 (3.65%) JBehave
13 10 (3.32%) Spock
14 9 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (2.33%) TeamCity
16 5 (1.66%) Mercurial
17 4 (1.33%) EasyMock
General
1 48 (15.95%) Finance
2 28 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.32%) Games
4 13 (4.32%) Retail
5 11 (3.65%) Banking
6 9 (2.99%) Marketing
6 9 (2.99%) Publishing
7 6 (1.99%) Online Betting
8 4 (1.33%) Automotive
9 3 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Law
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (44.85%) Spring
2 116 (38.54%) J2EE
3 58 (19.27%) Hibernate
4 54 (17.94%) HTML
5 47 (15.61%) Web Services
6 45 (14.95%) CSS
7 39 (12.96%) Ajax
8 36 (11.96%) XML
9 32 (10.63%) JDBC
10 31 (10.30%) JSP
11 28 (9.30%) jQuery
11 28 (9.30%) REST
12 21 (6.98%) HTML5
12 21 (6.98%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (6.98%) SOAP
12 21 (6.98%) JMS
13 20 (6.64%) Java EE
14 18 (5.98%) RESTful
15 17 (5.65%) .NET
16 15 (4.98%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.62%) Computer Science
2 30 (9.97%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.65%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.32%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.65%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.66%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (2.66%) Social Media
8 6 (1.99%) Online Games
8 6 (1.99%) Data Integration
9 5 (1.66%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.33%) iPad
10 4 (1.33%) iPhone
10 4 (1.33%) Physics
11 3 (1.00%) GIS
12 2 (0.66%) EMV
12 2 (0.66%) Smartcard
12 2 (0.66%) Clustering
12 2 (0.66%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.92%) Linux
2 22 (7.31%) UNIX
3 21 (6.98%) Windows
4 18 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.32%) Android
6 7 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.33%) AIX
8 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (41.86%) Software Engineering
3 70 (23.26%) TDD
4 58 (19.27%) OO
5 57 (18.94%) Scrum
6 50 (16.61%) MVC
7 44 (14.62%) Open Source
8 42 (13.95%) OOP
9 37 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (12.29%) SDLC
10 35 (11.63%) E-Commerce
11 32 (10.63%) Unit Testing
12 31 (10.30%) Multithreading
13 23 (7.64%) BDD
14 21 (6.98%) Waterfall
15 17 (5.65%) Pair Programming
16 15 (4.98%) Technical Architecture
16 15 (4.98%) UML
16 15 (4.98%) OOD
17 14 (4.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 301 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (37.87%) SQL
3 77 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 35 (11.63%) C#
5 33 (10.96%) Groovy
6 32 (10.63%) C++
7 25 (8.31%) PL/SQL
7 25 (8.31%) C
8 23 (7.64%) Scala
9 19 (6.31%) Python
10 8 (2.66%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.99%) XQuery
12 5 (1.66%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.33%) Perl
13 4 (1.33%) PHP
14 3 (1.00%) Clojure
15 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.66%) Ruby
16 1 (0.33%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 78 (25.91%) Degree
2 11 (3.65%) PhD
3 10 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.99%) ISEB
5 6 (1.99%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.63%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Puppet
1 1 (0.33%) StatsD
1 1 (0.33%) logstash
1 1 (0.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 61 (20.27%) Oracle
2 18 (5.98%) Red Hat
3 12 (3.99%) IBM
4 8 (2.66%) Sybase
5 7 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.66%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.33%) SAP
7 4 (1.33%) Endeca
7 4 (1.33%) Google
8 2 (0.66%) Sencha
9 1 (0.33%) Twitter
9 1 (0.33%) New Relic
9 1 (0.33%) Solace
9 1 (0.33%) Informatica
9 1 (0.33%) TIBCO
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