The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 12 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Java 17525 15634 19511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.36% 13.92% 15.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.33% 26.10% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14536 13099 16913
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
64122 59894 66951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.56% 53.34% 53.50%
Number of salaries quoted 54149 51458 59085
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Java within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +1 16305 £50,000 +5.26% 1012
London 0 8721 £57,500 +4.54% 475
South East -1 2767 £45,000 - 167
City of London +1 2257 £60,000 +9.09% 145
East of England +3 1325 £43,500 +6.09% 81
Yorkshire +2 967 £40,000 - 62
South West +6 954 £40,000 +6.66% 62
Surrey +2 780 £47,500 +5.55% 49
North West -3 716 £40,000 +11.11% 72
Scotland -2 690 £42,500 +6.25% 51
West Yorkshire +2 598 £40,000 - 45
Berkshire -7 546 £47,500 -5.00% 31
Leeds +2 523 £40,000 - 35
Cambridgeshire +6 463 £40,000 - 42
Manchester 0 453 £40,000 +14.28% 44
Hertfordshire +9 445 £47,500 +5.55% 24
Cambridge +6 391 £40,000 - 35
Hampshire -2 389 £42,500 - 27
West Midlands 0 374 £40,000 +6.66% 30
Glasgow -1 348 £45,000 +8.43% 19
East Midlands -2 337 £40,000 +11.11% 35
Bristol +7 327 £42,500 +21.42% 20
Oxfordshire -3 302 £45,000 +12.50% 21
North Yorkshire +1 272 £40,000 +1.26% 11
Edinburgh -1 250 £40,000 +5.96% 18
West Sussex -1 210 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Essex +7 209 £48,750 +2.63% 11
Buckinghamshire 0 199 £39,250 +12.14% 7
East Sussex +9 189 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Wales +5 181 £35,783 +10.10% 12

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 10553 (32.43%) SQL
2 8038 (24.70%) JavaScript
3 7701 (23.67%) HTML
4 7591 (23.33%) Oracle
5 7572 (23.27%) Spring
6 7197 (22.12%) Finance
7 7091 (21.79%) Linux
8 6968 (21.41%) Degree
9 6965 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
10 6297 (19.35%) OO
11 6115 (18.79%) J2EE
12 6112 (18.78%) C#
13 5588 (17.17%) .NET
14 5412 (16.63%) XML
15 5335 (16.40%) CSS
16 5116 (15.72%) Software Engineering
17 5072 (15.59%) C++
18 5056 (15.54%) Web Services
19 4917 (15.11%) TDD
20 4895 (15.04%) UNIX
21 4866 (14.95%) Hibernate
22 4455 (13.69%) Computer Science
23 4431 (13.62%) Scrum
24 3617 (11.12%) SQL Server
25 3558 (10.93%) Python
26 3554 (10.92%) MySQL
27 3458 (10.63%) Windows
28 3443 (10.58%) Tomcat
29 3292 (10.12%) E-Commerce
30 3165 (9.73%) PHP

Java
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3443 (10.58%) Tomcat
2 2369 (7.28%) Apache
3 1572 (4.83%) WebSphere
4 1539 (4.73%) WebLogic
5 710 (2.18%) CMS
6 641 (1.97%) IIS
7 530 (1.63%) Node.js
8 456 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
9 406 (1.25%) SharePoint
10 401 (1.23%) Apache Solr
11 312 (0.96%) Drupal
12 268 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
13 264 (0.81%) Alfresco
14 260 (0.80%) Jetty
15 246 (0.76%) GlassFish
16 223 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
17 221 (0.68%) Confluence
18 215 (0.66%) Apache Pig
19 212 (0.65%) MQSeries
19 212 (0.65%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1135 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 402 (1.24%) MS Office
3 279 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 124 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 94 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 84 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 62 (0.19%) MS Project
8 48 (0.15%) SPSS
9 34 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 28 (0.086%) OmniGraffle
11 17 (0.052%) Fireworks
12 10 (0.031%) Mathematica
12 10 (0.031%) Doxygen
12 10 (0.031%) FastStats
13 9 (0.028%) GIMP
13 9 (0.028%) Acrobat
14 8 (0.025%) Stata
14 8 (0.025%) 3ds Max
15 7 (0.022%) Maya
16 6 (0.018%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 371 (1.14%) Magento
2 251 (0.77%) Oracle CRM
3 172 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 154 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 127 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 94 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
7 93 (0.29%) Google Analytics
8 75 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
9 74 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
10 67 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
11 51 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
12 41 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
13 35 (0.11%) SAP CRM
13 35 (0.11%) SAP BPC
14 34 (0.10%) Summit
15 31 (0.095%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 31 (0.095%) Fredhopper
16 29 (0.089%) AquaLogic BPM
17 28 (0.086%) Oracle Payables
17 28 (0.086%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 710 (2.18%) SaaS
2 557 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 358 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 222 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 193 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 168 (0.52%) GitHub
7 84 (0.26%) IaaS
8 79 (0.24%) Force.com
9 74 (0.23%) PaaS
10 64 (0.20%) Google App Engine
11 59 (0.18%) Google Apps
12 41 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 36 (0.11%) Joyent
14 31 (0.095%) Amazon ELB
15 24 (0.074%) Amazon EMR
16 17 (0.052%) Rackspace Cloud
17 16 (0.049%) Route 53
18 14 (0.043%) Amazon SQS
19 13 (0.040%) ElastiCache
20 11 (0.034%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1351 (4.15%) Internet
2 1061 (3.26%) HTTP
3 770 (2.37%) TCP/IP
4 462 (1.42%) Firewall
5 423 (1.30%) DNS
6 344 (1.06%) LDAP
7 323 (0.99%) SAN
8 225 (0.69%) SSL
9 160 (0.49%) VPN
10 159 (0.49%) Intranet
11 144 (0.44%) NAS
12 126 (0.39%) FTP
13 124 (0.38%) WAN
14 122 (0.37%) DHCP
15 120 (0.37%) LAN
16 117 (0.36%) Network Security
17 112 (0.34%) SNMP
17 112 (0.34%) SSH
17 112 (0.34%) Wireless
18 107 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3617 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 3554 (10.92%) MySQL
3 2676 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 1963 (6.03%) Big Data
5 1480 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 1469 (4.51%) Hadoop
7 1465 (4.50%) RDBMS
8 1350 (4.15%) Oracle Database
9 1263 (3.88%) MongoDB
10 773 (2.38%) DB2
11 671 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
12 601 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 592 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
14 461 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
15 437 (1.34%) Apache Hive
16 411 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
17 292 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
18 274 (0.84%) Data Mining
19 273 (0.84%) HBase
20 265 (0.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2818 (8.66%) Maven
2 2464 (7.57%) Subversion
3 2421 (7.44%) JUnit
4 2120 (6.52%) Selenium
5 2114 (6.50%) Eclipse
6 2050 (6.30%) Git (software)
7 1379 (4.24%) Jenkins
8 1325 (4.07%) Ant
9 1094 (3.36%) JIRA
10 785 (2.41%) Hudson
11 652 (2.00%) WebDriver
12 626 (1.92%) Cucumber
13 545 (1.67%) Visual Studio
14 308 (0.95%) Mockito
15 307 (0.94%) Mercurial
16 294 (0.90%) FitNesse
17 289 (0.89%) JMeter
18 256 (0.79%) SoapUI
19 230 (0.71%) Xcode
20 228 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7197 (22.12%) Finance
2 2744 (8.43%) Banking
3 1492 (4.59%) Retail
4 1481 (4.55%) Games
5 1346 (4.14%) Front Office
6 1281 (3.94%) Telecoms
7 1095 (3.37%) Marketing
8 1028 (3.16%) Investment Banking
9 526 (1.62%) Publishing
10 479 (1.47%) Advertising
11 462 (1.42%) Financial Institution
12 325 (1.00%) Manufacturing
13 306 (0.94%) Back Office
14 258 (0.79%) Legal
15 168 (0.52%) Billing
16 162 (0.50%) Law
17 161 (0.49%) Automotive
18 154 (0.47%) Online Betting
19 144 (0.44%) French Language
20 120 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18421 (56.61%) Developer
2 10180 (31.29%) Java Developer
3 3744 (11.51%) Senior Developer
4 2456 (7.55%) Architect
5 2433 (7.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 2368 (7.28%) Analyst
7 2313 (7.11%) Software Engineer
8 2027 (6.23%) Software Developer
9 1501 (4.61%) Consultant
10 1292 (3.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 1265 (3.89%) Programmer
12 997 (3.06%) Junior
13 994 (3.05%) Web Developer
14 924 (2.84%) Graduate
15 822 (2.53%) Applications Support
16 821 (2.52%) C# Developer
17 764 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
18 757 (2.33%) Junior Developer
19 679 (2.09%) Java Programmer
20 668 (2.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7701 (23.67%) HTML
2 7572 (23.27%) Spring
3 6115 (18.79%) J2EE
4 5588 (17.17%) .NET
5 5412 (16.63%) XML
6 5335 (16.40%) CSS
7 5056 (15.54%) Web Services
8 4866 (14.95%) Hibernate
9 3118 (9.58%) jQuery
10 2719 (8.36%) HTML5
11 2419 (7.43%) JSP
12 2323 (7.14%) SOAP
13 2174 (6.68%) Java EE
14 2075 (6.38%) Ajax
15 1875 (5.76%) REST
16 1549 (4.76%) JSON
17 1463 (4.50%) Struts
18 1426 (4.38%) ASP.NET
19 1404 (4.31%) Middleware
20 1375 (4.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4455 (13.69%) Computer Science
2 2376 (7.30%) Open Source
3 1808 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1505 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 1372 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
6 859 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 765 (2.35%) Derivative
8 674 (2.07%) Physics
9 564 (1.73%) Equities
10 487 (1.50%) Fixed Income
11 464 (1.43%) Hedge funds
12 454 (1.40%) Client/Server
13 415 (1.28%) Social Media
14 378 (1.16%) Statistics
15 371 (1.14%) Visualisation
16 363 (1.12%) iPhone
17 344 (1.06%) Digital Media
18 338 (1.04%) Management Information System
19 327 (1.00%) Blackberry
20 305 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7091 (21.79%) Linux
2 4895 (15.04%) UNIX
3 3458 (10.63%) Windows
4 2382 (7.32%) Android
5 1926 (5.92%) Apple iOS
6 689 (2.12%) Solaris
7 597 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 324 (1.00%) CentOS
9 316 (0.97%) Ubuntu
10 280 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 275 (0.85%) AIX
12 186 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 185 (0.57%) Debian
14 168 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 160 (0.49%) Windows Phone
16 122 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
17 97 (0.30%) Windows XP
18 92 (0.28%) HPUX
19 75 (0.23%) Windows 7
19 75 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6965 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
2 6297 (19.35%) OO
3 5116 (15.72%) Software Engineering
4 4917 (15.11%) TDD
5 4431 (13.62%) Scrum
6 3292 (10.12%) E-Commerce
7 2846 (8.75%) MVC
8 2425 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
9 2274 (6.99%) SOA
10 2242 (6.89%) Multithreading
11 1909 (5.87%) OOP
12 1748 (5.37%) Unit Testing
13 1737 (5.34%) Web Development
14 1600 (4.92%) BDD
15 1569 (4.82%) UML
16 1546 (4.75%) Project Management
17 1256 (3.86%) OOD
18 1215 (3.73%) Analytics
19 1090 (3.35%) Android Development
20 1014 (3.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10553 (32.43%) SQL
2 8038 (24.70%) JavaScript
3 6112 (18.78%) C#
4 5072 (15.59%) C++
5 3558 (10.93%) Python
6 3165 (9.73%) PHP
7 2201 (6.76%) Perl
8 2183 (6.71%) C
9 2132 (6.55%) Ruby
10 1500 (4.61%) Scala
11 1433 (4.40%) PL/SQL
12 1061 (3.26%) Shell Script
13 837 (2.57%) Bash Shell
14 766 (2.35%) Objective-C
15 713 (2.19%) Groovy
16 614 (1.89%) VB
17 436 (1.34%) T-SQL
18 417 (1.28%) VB.NET
19 354 (1.09%) Clojure
20 333 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 6968 (21.41%) Degree
2 821 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 443 (1.36%) PhD
4 402 (1.24%) ISEB
5 385 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 235 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 211 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 170 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 168 (0.52%) Sun Certification
10 102 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 92 (0.28%) HND
12 83 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 67 (0.21%) PMP
14 60 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
15 55 (0.17%) CCNA
16 52 (0.16%) OCPJP
17 51 (0.16%) CEH
17 51 (0.16%) CISSP
18 46 (0.14%) SAP Certification
19 44 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2405 (7.39%) QA
2 213 (0.65%) SLA
3 209 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 178 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 78 (0.24%) HL7
6 52 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 49 (0.15%) ISO 8583
8 44 (0.14%) COBIT
9 35 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 27 (0.083%) Data Quality
11 21 (0.065%) TickIT
12 11 (0.034%) ISO 14001
12 11 (0.034%) Basel III
13 10 (0.031%) WAI
14 9 (0.028%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.022%) BS7799
15 7 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 6 (0.018%) DO-178B
17 5 (0.015%) ISO 9002
18 4 (0.012%) WCAG
System Software
1 442 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 331 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 102 (0.31%) KVM
4 89 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 87 (0.27%) Xen
6 85 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 83 (0.26%) Varnish
8 76 (0.23%) NFS
9 71 (0.22%) Hyper-V
10 61 (0.19%) vSphere
11 60 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
12 45 (0.14%) vCloud
13 41 (0.13%) XenApp
14 32 (0.098%) Samba
15 29 (0.089%) Sendmail
16 26 (0.080%) Squid
16 26 (0.080%) Apache Flume
17 25 (0.077%) Oracle RMAN
18 18 (0.055%) XenServer
18 18 (0.055%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 816 (2.51%) Puppet
2 571 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 282 (0.87%) Nagios
4 145 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 84 (0.26%) Vagrant
6 63 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 58 (0.18%) ZABBIX
8 49 (0.15%) CFEngine
9 46 (0.14%) SCOM
10 41 (0.13%) Cacti
11 40 (0.12%) Tivoli
12 37 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 32 (0.098%) Zenoss
13 32 (0.098%) Ansible
14 30 (0.092%) SCCM
15 29 (0.089%) NetBackup
15 29 (0.089%) collectd
16 28 (0.086%) Ganglia
16 28 (0.086%) MOM
17 27 (0.083%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7591 (23.33%) Oracle
2 2108 (6.48%) JBoss
3 2017 (6.20%) Microsoft
4 1050 (3.23%) Google
5 1031 (3.17%) SAP
6 884 (2.72%) IBM
7 769 (2.36%) Sybase
8 749 (2.30%) Red Hat
9 639 (1.96%) TIBCO
10 637 (1.96%) VMware
11 563 (1.73%) hybris
12 550 (1.69%) Adobe
13 405 (1.24%) JD Edwards
14 358 (1.10%) HP
15 333 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
16 316 (0.97%) Sun
17 313 (0.96%) Facebook
18 261 (0.80%) Zend
19 256 (0.79%) ATG
20 245 (0.75%) Citrix
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