The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 13586 15392 15910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.09% 14.07% 13.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.82% 27.58% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11380 12891 13059
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50665 55816 59290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.56% 51.03% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 43867 47651 49702
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Java
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java within the UK.

Java Salary Trend in the UK

Java
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Java over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Java Salary Histogram in the UK

Java
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 12773 £55,000 +9.45% 1919
London 0 6487 £65,000 +8.33% 865
South East 0 2197 £50,000 +11.11% 241
City of London +1 1095 £60,500 -3.20% 217
East of England +2 923 £47,500 +5.55% 137
South West -2 916 £45,000 +5.88% 164
North West 0 665 £45,000 +5.88% 192
Yorkshire 0 620 £42,500 -5.55% 117
Berkshire +5 579 £50,000 - 46
Surrey +9 523 £50,000 - 55
Scotland +1 500 £47,500 +5.55% 65
Manchester +3 479 £45,000 +5.88% 129
West Midlands +1 461 £42,500 - 73
West Yorkshire -1 428 £45,750 -3.68% 75
Cambridgeshire 0 380 £45,000 - 67
East Midlands 0 365 £45,000 +9.75% 84
Leeds -2 350 £48,250 +1.57% 64
Cambridge +2 304 £45,000 - 57
Oxfordshire +5 296 £52,500 +31.25% 38
Glasgow +1 289 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Hertfordshire +5 276 £55,000 +4.76% 41
Hampshire -5 272 £42,500 -5.55% 57
Bristol -8 262 £45,000 - 50
Gloucestershire +2 242 £49,000 +14.28% 48
Reading +4 226 £50,000 - 19
Somerset +8 184 £42,000 -5.08% 23
Birmingham -9 178 £43,882 -2.48% 36
West Sussex +2 174 £50,000 +21.95% 5
Edinburgh -2 165 £47,500 +14.45% 28
Wales -8 163 £40,000 +6.66% 24

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Java.

1 13148 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8011 (29.11%) SQL
3 7590 (27.58%) JavaScript
4 6449 (23.44%) Finance
5 6177 (22.45%) HTML
6 5613 (20.40%) Spring
7 5468 (19.87%) Linux
8 5397 (19.61%) Degree
9 5378 (19.54%) TDD
10 5253 (19.09%) Software Engineering
11 5137 (18.67%) Python
12 5005 (18.19%) C#
13 4902 (17.81%) Scrum
14 4879 (17.73%) Oracle
15 4561 (16.58%) Web Services
16 4439 (16.13%) CSS
17 4082 (14.83%) C++
18 4056 (14.74%) OO
19 3989 (14.50%) .NET
20 3529 (12.82%) Computer Science
21 3465 (12.59%) XML
22 3295 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
23 3224 (11.72%) Git (software)
24 3055 (11.10%) Unix
25 2990 (10.87%) J2EE
26 2920 (10.61%) Hibernate
27 2894 (10.52%) Jenkins
28 2786 (10.12%) REST
29 2716 (9.87%) BDD
30 2660 (9.67%) NoSQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1991 (7.24%) Tomcat
2 1414 (5.14%) Apache
3 1389 (5.05%) JBoss
4 1069 (3.88%) Apache Spark
5 1012 (3.68%) WebSphere
6 851 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
7 816 (2.97%) WebLogic
8 497 (1.81%) CMS
9 382 (1.39%) Confluence
10 370 (1.34%) IIS
11 363 (1.32%) Apache Solr
12 341 (1.24%) Apache Pig
13 293 (1.06%) SharePoint
14 287 (1.04%) Mule
15 241 (0.88%) nginx
16 240 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
17 226 (0.82%) SAS
18 214 (0.78%) Jetty
19 205 (0.74%) OpenStack
20 204 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 698 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 221 (0.80%) MS Office
3 104 (0.38%) SPSS
4 83 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 73 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 68 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 58 (0.21%) MS Project
8 37 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 28 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 26 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
11 19 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 18 (0.065%) HipChat
13 17 (0.062%) Gliffy
14 16 (0.058%) GNU Octave
15 11 (0.040%) Mathematica
16 10 (0.036%) FrameMaker
17 9 (0.033%) S-PLUS
18 6 (0.022%) Gephi
18 6 (0.022%) InfoPath
19 5 (0.018%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 195 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 120 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 109 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 83 (0.30%) Magento
5 41 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 39 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 36 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 35 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
9 34 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 30 (0.11%) BASE24
10 30 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 28 (0.10%) Eloqua
11 28 (0.10%) SAP CRM
11 28 (0.10%) SAP MII
12 25 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
12 25 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
13 22 (0.080%) BusinessWorks
14 21 (0.076%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 20 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
15 20 (0.073%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2284 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 915 (3.33%) SaaS
3 678 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 496 (1.80%) GitHub
5 371 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 359 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 353 (1.28%) PaaS
8 261 (0.95%) IaaS
9 202 (0.73%) Amazon S3
10 191 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 116 (0.42%) Force.com
12 91 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 82 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 82 (0.30%) Google Play
14 70 (0.25%) OpenShift
15 66 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 60 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 58 (0.21%) Heroku
18 57 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 51 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 820 (2.98%) Internet
2 746 (2.71%) HTTP
3 469 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 321 (1.17%) DNS
5 293 (1.06%) Firewall
6 211 (0.77%) SSL
7 204 (0.74%) LDAP
8 203 (0.74%) Network Security
9 114 (0.41%) SAN
10 106 (0.39%) Multicast
11 90 (0.33%) Wireless
12 88 (0.32%) VPN
13 79 (0.29%) FTP
13 79 (0.29%) HTTPS
14 75 (0.27%) Wireshark
15 72 (0.26%) Intranet
16 68 (0.25%) LAN
17 66 (0.24%) SMTP
18 63 (0.23%) WAN
19 61 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2660 (9.67%) NoSQL
2 2653 (9.64%) MySQL
3 2496 (9.07%) SQL Server
4 2489 (9.05%) Big Data
5 1982 (7.20%) Relational Database
6 1972 (7.17%) MongoDB
7 1809 (6.57%) Hadoop
8 1041 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 1010 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
10 890 (3.23%) RDBMS
11 873 (3.17%) Oracle Database
12 555 (2.02%) Apache Hive
13 398 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
14 395 (1.44%) DB2
15 362 (1.32%) Redis
16 357 (1.30%) HBase
17 293 (1.06%) Data Mining
18 289 (1.05%) Neo4j
19 221 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 214 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3224 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 2894 (10.52%) Jenkins
3 2413 (8.77%) Maven
4 2127 (7.73%) Selenium
5 2077 (7.55%) JUnit
6 1744 (6.34%) JIRA
7 1479 (5.37%) Subversion
8 1435 (5.21%) Cucumber
9 1011 (3.67%) Eclipse
10 877 (3.19%) Ant
11 853 (3.10%) Gradle
12 713 (2.59%) WebDriver
13 598 (2.17%) Mockito
14 491 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 447 (1.62%) JMeter
16 383 (1.39%) TeamCity
17 374 (1.36%) TestNG
18 353 (1.28%) SoapUI
19 331 (1.20%) Hudson
20 323 (1.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6449 (23.44%) Finance
2 2293 (8.33%) Banking
3 1349 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 1336 (4.86%) Retail
5 1119 (4.07%) Games
6 792 (2.88%) Marketing
7 695 (2.53%) Front Office
8 638 (2.32%) Investment Banking
9 406 (1.48%) Advertising
10 388 (1.41%) Publishing
11 332 (1.21%) Financial Institution
12 327 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 323 (1.17%) Law
14 286 (1.04%) Back Office
15 245 (0.89%) Electronics
16 193 (0.70%) Legal
17 189 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
18 170 (0.62%) Automotive
19 138 (0.50%) Aerospace
20 130 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14834 (53.91%) Developer
2 9579 (34.81%) Java Developer
3 3309 (12.03%) Senior Developer
4 2425 (8.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 2205 (8.01%) Architect
6 2046 (7.44%) Software Engineer
7 1747 (6.35%) Java Engineer
8 1671 (6.07%) Analyst
9 1515 (5.51%) Software Developer
10 1112 (4.04%) Lead Developer
11 1043 (3.79%) Graduate
12 988 (3.59%) Consultant
13 977 (3.55%) Java Software Developer
14 922 (3.35%) Java Software Engineer
15 874 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
16 863 (3.14%) Junior
17 846 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
18 810 (2.94%) Agile Developer
19 737 (2.68%) Tester
20 713 (2.59%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6177 (22.45%) HTML
2 5613 (20.40%) Spring
3 4561 (16.58%) Web Services
4 4439 (16.13%) CSS
5 3989 (14.50%) .NET
6 3465 (12.59%) XML
7 2990 (10.87%) J2EE
8 2920 (10.61%) Hibernate
9 2786 (10.12%) REST
10 2505 (9.10%) AngularJS
11 2422 (8.80%) HTML5
12 2129 (7.74%) RESTful
13 2122 (7.71%) SOAP
14 2052 (7.46%) jQuery
15 1685 (6.12%) JSON
16 1678 (6.10%) Java EE
17 1627 (5.91%) Node.js
18 1294 (4.70%) JMS
19 1181 (4.29%) JSP
20 1098 (3.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3529 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 2122 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1193 (4.34%) Mathematics
4 1124 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1031 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
6 950 (3.45%) User Experience
7 903 (3.28%) Algorithms
8 709 (2.58%) Fintech
9 567 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 517 (1.88%) Data Structures
11 480 (1.74%) Visualisation
12 467 (1.70%) Derivative
13 450 (1.64%) Equities
14 422 (1.53%) Management Information System
15 387 (1.41%) Physics
16 350 (1.27%) Hedge funds
17 303 (1.10%) iPad
18 286 (1.04%) Artificial Intelligence
19 280 (1.02%) Fixed Income
20 252 (0.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5468 (19.87%) Linux
2 3055 (11.10%) Unix
3 2446 (8.89%) Windows
4 1726 (6.27%) Android
5 1117 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 425 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 338 (1.23%) Windows Server
8 332 (1.21%) CentOS
9 275 (1.00%) Solaris
10 252 (0.92%) Ubuntu
11 91 (0.33%) AIX
12 90 (0.33%) Debian
13 81 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 72 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
15 71 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 68 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 65 (0.24%) Windows Phone
18 63 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
19 56 (0.20%) VxWorks
20 50 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13148 (47.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5378 (19.54%) TDD
3 5253 (19.09%) Software Engineering
4 4902 (17.81%) Scrum
5 4056 (14.74%) OO
6 3295 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
7 2716 (9.87%) BDD
8 2546 (9.25%) Open Source
9 2339 (8.50%) SDLC
10 2330 (8.47%) DevOps
11 2041 (7.42%) E-Commerce
12 1971 (7.16%) MVC
13 1934 (7.03%) Multithreading
14 1859 (6.76%) Mentoring
15 1850 (6.72%) Web Development
16 1836 (6.67%) SOA
17 1606 (5.84%) Unit Testing
18 1556 (5.65%) OOP
19 1521 (5.53%) Analytics
20 1284 (4.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8011 (29.11%) SQL
2 7590 (27.58%) JavaScript
3 5137 (18.67%) Python
4 5005 (18.19%) C#
5 4082 (14.83%) C++
6 2493 (9.06%) Scala
7 2412 (8.77%) PHP
8 2198 (7.99%) Ruby
9 1775 (6.45%) C
10 1675 (6.09%) Perl
11 1121 (4.07%) PL/SQL
12 964 (3.50%) Bash Shell
13 803 (2.92%) Groovy
14 766 (2.78%) Shell Script
15 599 (2.18%) Objective-C
16 443 (1.61%) R
17 434 (1.58%) VB.NET
18 411 (1.49%) T-SQL
19 373 (1.36%) VB
20 364 (1.32%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5397 (19.61%) Degree
2 1254 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 604 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 477 (1.73%) ISEB
5 463 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 459 (1.67%) PhD
7 436 (1.58%) DV Cleared
8 172 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 161 (0.59%) CREST Certified
10 92 (0.33%) Sun Certification
11 90 (0.33%) CEH
12 86 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 85 (0.31%) CISSP
14 75 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 73 (0.27%) OSCP
16 65 (0.24%) RHCE
17 62 (0.23%) PMP
18 61 (0.22%) GIAC
18 61 (0.22%) SANS
19 59 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2373 (8.62%) QA
2 226 (0.82%) SLA
3 149 (0.54%) SDET
4 104 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 85 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 69 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (0.12%) HL7
8 31 (0.11%) SEPA
9 23 (0.084%) GCP
10 21 (0.076%) WCAG
11 19 (0.069%) ISO 8583
11 19 (0.069%) ISO 9001
12 17 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 7816
13 16 (0.058%) MiFID
14 15 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 14 (0.051%) ISO 14001
16 11 (0.040%) ISO20022
17 8 (0.029%) ISO15022
18 7 (0.025%) Section 508
19 6 (0.022%) DICOM
System Software
1 1210 (4.40%) Docker
2 447 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 240 (0.87%) HDFS
4 229 (0.83%) Active Directory
5 176 (0.64%) Apache Flume
6 134 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
7 115 (0.42%) Hyper-V
8 103 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 68 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 63 (0.23%) KVM
11 62 (0.23%) vSphere
12 56 (0.20%) VirtualBox
13 49 (0.18%) Xen
14 43 (0.16%) VMware ESX
15 38 (0.14%) Firmware
16 33 (0.12%) NFS
17 32 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
18 31 (0.11%) Squid
19 30 (0.11%) Varnish
20 27 (0.098%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1368 (4.97%) Puppet
2 927 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 824 (2.99%) Ansible
4 254 (0.92%) Nagios
5 239 (0.87%) Kubernetes
6 181 (0.66%) Salt
7 157 (0.57%) Mesos
8 141 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 109 (0.40%) Control-M
9 109 (0.40%) Oozie
10 108 (0.39%) Kibana
11 102 (0.37%) Nessus
12 92 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
13 90 (0.33%) Nmap
14 88 (0.32%) Graphite
15 85 (0.31%) logstash
16 72 (0.26%) ZABBIX
17 66 (0.24%) Terraform
18 64 (0.23%) Grafana
19 61 (0.22%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4879 (17.73%) Oracle
2 1479 (5.37%) Microsoft
3 779 (2.83%) IBM
4 713 (2.59%) SAP
5 603 (2.19%) Red Hat
6 599 (2.18%) Google
6 599 (2.18%) VMware
7 479 (1.74%) Sybase
8 399 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 384 (1.40%) Adobe
10 353 (1.28%) TIBCO
11 339 (1.23%) HP
12 298 (1.08%) hybris
13 263 (0.96%) Atlassian
14 205 (0.74%) Informatica
15 203 (0.74%) Tableau
16 200 (0.73%) MuleSoft
17 172 (0.63%) Splunk
18 171 (0.62%) Sun
19 147 (0.53%) Apple
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 12 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens- equity, bonus + more
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens- equity, bonus + more
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + pension, PMI, life insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60,000 DOE + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £80k + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago