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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK
Rank 9 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 12606 14277 13816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.99% 14.15% 13.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.71% 27.28% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10476 11947 11540
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +3.44%

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
45488 52331 53209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 54.10% 51.85% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38742 45005 45470
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 +4 11890 £55,000 +4.76% 1953
London 0 5702 £65,000 +8.33% 966
South East 0 1846 £47,500 - 290
South West +7 1074 £45,000 +5.88% 137
City of London 0 967 £70,000 +16.66% 232
East of England +5 966 £45,000 +1.12% 137
North West -1 715 £47,500 +5.55% 148
Yorkshire -1 694 £47,500 +5.55% 139
Manchester +3 555 £50,000 +11.11% 102
Berkshire +13 491 £50,000 -3.84% 59
West Yorkshire +1 461 £50,000 +11.11% 87
Bristol 0 433 £47,500 +18.75% 51
Scotland +4 430 £45,000 - 65
West Midlands -2 419 £45,000 - 54
Cambridgeshire +5 394 £45,000 +5.88% 67
Leeds 0 394 £50,000 +11.11% 67
East Midlands +1 354 £42,500 +13.33% 47
Hampshire +6 348 £45,000 -4.25% 58
Cambridge +3 331 £42,500 - 57
Hertfordshire -3 306 £52,500 +10.52% 32
Oxfordshire +5 256 £52,500 +5.00% 50
Surrey -3 254 £50,000 +4.16% 54
Gloucestershire +1 248 £48,750 -2.50% 23
Reading +16 223 £50,000 -4.76% 25
Edinburgh +10 219 £43,250 +1.76% 37
Buckinghamshire 0 206 £45,000 - 29
Glasgow 0 197 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Milton Keynes +4 194 £45,000 - 22
Nottinghamshire +4 186 £50,000 +33.33% 27
Birmingham +7 183 £45,000 +5.88% 24

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 12933 (49.81%) Agile Software Development
2 7677 (29.56%) SQL
3 7456 (28.71%) JavaScript
4 6107 (23.52%) Finance
5 5723 (22.04%) HTML
6 5460 (21.03%) Spring
7 5316 (20.47%) Linux
8 5210 (20.06%) Python
9 5076 (19.55%) TDD
10 5050 (19.45%) Software Engineering
11 4902 (18.88%) C#
12 4464 (17.19%) Degree
13 4391 (16.91%) Scrum
14 4189 (16.13%) CSS
15 3955 (15.23%) Oracle
16 3927 (15.12%) Web Services
17 3786 (14.58%) OO
18 3695 (14.23%) C++
19 3574 (13.76%) .NET
20 3332 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
21 3256 (12.54%) Computer Science
22 3171 (12.21%) XML
23 3070 (11.82%) Git (software)
24 2859 (11.01%) AngularJS
25 2841 (10.94%) Hibernate
26 2767 (10.66%) J2EE
27 2734 (10.53%) Jenkins
28 2715 (10.46%) Banking
29 2708 (10.43%) NoSQL
30 2645 (10.19%) REST

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 1886 (7.26%) Tomcat
2 1515 (5.83%) JBoss
3 1385 (5.33%) Apache
4 1123 (4.32%) Apache Spark
5 1099 (4.23%) WebSphere
6 854 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
7 844 (3.25%) WebLogic
8 468 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 459 (1.77%) IIS
10 426 (1.64%) Confluence
11 413 (1.59%) CMS
12 348 (1.34%) Apache Solr
13 337 (1.30%) Jetty
14 334 (1.29%) Apache Pig
15 261 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 252 (0.97%) OpenStack
17 238 (0.92%) Mule
18 233 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
19 186 (0.72%) GlassFish
20 182 (0.70%) nginx
Applications
1 603 (2.32%) MS Excel
2 155 (0.60%) MS Office
3 87 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 64 (0.25%) SPSS
5 45 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 41 (0.16%) MS Project
7 35 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 18 (0.069%) Simulink
9 17 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.065%) FrameMaker
10 15 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.027%) InVision
12 6 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.015%) CATIA
13 4 (0.015%) OrCAD
13 4 (0.015%) Siemens NX
13 4 (0.015%) SPSS Modeler
14 3 (0.012%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.012%) Weka
15 2 (0.008%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 181 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 100 (0.39%) Magento
3 82 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 77 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 77 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 64 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 60 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 40 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
8 36 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 35 (0.13%) SAP HR
10 33 (0.13%) RMDS
11 31 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
12 26 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
12 26 (0.10%) SAP ECC
13 24 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
14 22 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
14 22 (0.085%) Maximo
15 21 (0.081%) SAP MDM
16 20 (0.077%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
16 20 (0.077%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2554 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 940 (3.62%) SaaS
3 789 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 533 (2.05%) GitHub
5 297 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 252 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 237 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 230 (0.89%) PaaS
9 188 (0.72%) IaaS
10 128 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 105 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
12 81 (0.31%) Google Play
13 70 (0.27%) Office 365
14 67 (0.26%) Force.com
15 66 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
16 62 (0.24%) Google Analytics
17 60 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
18 59 (0.23%) Google App Engine
19 57 (0.22%) Heroku
20 55 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 764 (2.94%) HTTP
2 623 (2.40%) Internet
3 472 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 285 (1.10%) Firewall
5 248 (0.96%) DNS
6 236 (0.91%) SSL
7 232 (0.89%) LDAP
8 114 (0.44%) FTP
8 114 (0.44%) LAN
9 113 (0.44%) SAN
10 111 (0.43%) Network Security
11 91 (0.35%) WAN
12 90 (0.35%) DHCP
13 87 (0.34%) SMTP
14 83 (0.32%) Kerberos
15 71 (0.27%) Wireless
16 61 (0.23%) iSCSI
16 61 (0.23%) Wireshark
17 58 (0.22%) Multicast
17 58 (0.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2708 (10.43%) NoSQL
2 2355 (9.07%) SQL Server
3 2322 (8.94%) Big Data
4 2309 (8.89%) MySQL
5 1923 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 1857 (7.15%) MongoDB
7 1726 (6.65%) Hadoop
8 990 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 915 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
10 846 (3.26%) RDBMS
11 728 (2.80%) Oracle Database
12 484 (1.86%) Apache Hive
13 450 (1.73%) Redis
14 423 (1.63%) HBase
15 379 (1.46%) DB2
16 372 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
17 284 (1.09%) Neo4j
18 213 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 176 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 174 (0.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3070 (11.82%) Git (software)
2 2734 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 2312 (8.90%) Maven
4 2170 (8.36%) Selenium
5 1860 (7.16%) JUnit
6 1441 (5.55%) JIRA
7 1316 (5.07%) Cucumber
8 1271 (4.89%) Subversion
9 743 (2.86%) Eclipse
10 709 (2.73%) Gradle
11 669 (2.58%) Ant
12 656 (2.53%) WebDriver
13 591 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 476 (1.83%) Mockito
15 377 (1.45%) JMeter
16 374 (1.44%) TeamCity
17 328 (1.26%) IntelliJ
18 327 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
19 313 (1.21%) SoapUI
20 293 (1.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6107 (23.52%) Finance
2 2715 (10.46%) Banking
3 1327 (5.11%) Retail
4 1148 (4.42%) Telecoms
5 864 (3.33%) Games
6 761 (2.93%) Marketing
7 705 (2.71%) Investment Banking
8 655 (2.52%) Advertising
9 598 (2.30%) Front Office
10 386 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 349 (1.34%) Publishing
12 288 (1.11%) Electronics
13 230 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 226 (0.87%) Back Office
15 207 (0.80%) Legal
16 125 (0.48%) Automotive
17 114 (0.44%) Military
18 96 (0.37%) Law
19 88 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
20 72 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14024 (54.01%) Developer
2 9028 (34.77%) Java Developer
3 3126 (12.04%) Senior Developer
4 2467 (9.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2207 (8.50%) Software Engineer
6 1930 (7.43%) Architect
7 1902 (7.32%) Java Engineer
8 1466 (5.65%) Software Developer
9 1177 (4.53%) Analyst
10 1012 (3.90%) Java Software Engineer
11 908 (3.50%) Graduate
12 894 (3.44%) Consultant
13 863 (3.32%) Junior
14 808 (3.11%) Lead Developer
15 775 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
16 765 (2.95%) C# Developer
16 765 (2.95%) Java Software Developer
17 743 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
18 712 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
19 693 (2.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5723 (22.04%) HTML
2 5460 (21.03%) Spring
3 4189 (16.13%) CSS
4 3927 (15.12%) Web Services
5 3574 (13.76%) .NET
6 3171 (12.21%) XML
7 2859 (11.01%) AngularJS
8 2841 (10.94%) Hibernate
9 2767 (10.66%) J2EE
10 2645 (10.19%) REST
11 1934 (7.45%) RESTful
12 1933 (7.44%) HTML5
13 1853 (7.14%) SOAP
14 1830 (7.05%) Node.js
15 1672 (6.44%) jQuery
16 1330 (5.12%) Java EE
17 1323 (5.09%) JSON
18 1220 (4.70%) JMS
19 1178 (4.54%) React
20 897 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3256 (12.54%) Computer Science
2 1462 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1026 (3.95%) Algorithms
4 965 (3.72%) Fintech
5 953 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 937 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 831 (3.20%) User Experience
8 567 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 536 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 362 (1.39%) Derivative
11 351 (1.35%) Equities
12 322 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 297 (1.14%) Client/Server
14 262 (1.01%) Hedge funds
15 248 (0.96%) Fixed Income
16 220 (0.85%) iPad
17 202 (0.78%) Data Centre
18 188 (0.72%) Virtual Team
19 153 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
20 145 (0.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5316 (20.47%) Linux
2 2518 (9.70%) Unix
3 2047 (7.88%) Windows
4 1447 (5.57%) Android
5 1017 (3.92%) Apple iOS
6 395 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 328 (1.26%) CentOS
8 311 (1.20%) Windows Server
9 200 (0.77%) Solaris
10 188 (0.72%) Ubuntu
11 109 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 94 (0.36%) Mac OS X
13 67 (0.26%) AIX
14 66 (0.25%) Debian
15 57 (0.22%) Mac OS
16 56 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 53 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
18 47 (0.18%) Windows 7
19 35 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
20 31 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 12933 (49.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5076 (19.55%) TDD
3 5050 (19.45%) Software Engineering
4 4391 (16.91%) Scrum
5 3786 (14.58%) OO
6 3332 (12.83%) Continuous Integration
7 2589 (9.97%) BDD
8 2549 (9.82%) DevOps
9 2306 (8.88%) SDLC
10 2062 (7.94%) Open Source
11 1977 (7.61%) E-Commerce
12 1915 (7.37%) MVC
13 1859 (7.16%) SOA
14 1845 (7.11%) Web Development
15 1730 (6.66%) Mentoring
16 1689 (6.50%) Microservices
17 1679 (6.47%) Multithreading
18 1378 (5.31%) OOP
19 1369 (5.27%) Unit Testing
20 1328 (5.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7677 (29.56%) SQL
2 7456 (28.71%) JavaScript
3 5210 (20.06%) Python
4 4902 (18.88%) C#
5 3695 (14.23%) C++
6 2379 (9.16%) Scala
7 2056 (7.92%) PHP
8 1922 (7.40%) Ruby
9 1576 (6.07%) C
10 1444 (5.56%) Perl
11 1027 (3.96%) Bash Shell
12 918 (3.54%) PL/SQL
13 703 (2.71%) Groovy
14 650 (2.50%) Shell Script
15 626 (2.41%) Go
16 495 (1.91%) Objective-C
17 443 (1.71%) PowerShell
18 411 (1.58%) T-SQL
19 329 (1.27%) R
20 260 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4464 (17.19%) Degree
2 1095 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 451 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 423 (1.63%) ISTQB
5 399 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 398 (1.53%) PhD
7 363 (1.40%) ISEB
8 148 (0.57%) CISSP
9 122 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 71 (0.27%) CEH
10 71 (0.27%) CISA
11 63 (0.24%) CREST Certified
12 60 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 57 (0.22%) CCNA
14 55 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
15 54 (0.21%) AWS Certification
15 54 (0.21%) PMI Certification
16 50 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 44 (0.17%) Sun Certification
18 43 (0.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2022 (7.79%) QA
2 210 (0.81%) SDET
3 153 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 136 (0.52%) SLA
5 86 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 72 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 46 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 39 (0.15%) PMO
9 36 (0.14%) MiFID
10 29 (0.11%) GCP
11 18 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
12 16 (0.062%) EMIR
13 10 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.035%) HL7
15 8 (0.031%) ISO 14001
15 8 (0.031%) WCAG
16 6 (0.023%) GDPR
17 5 (0.019%) Actionable Recommendations
17 5 (0.019%) PA-DSS
17 5 (0.019%) SEPA
System Software
1 1291 (4.97%) Docker
2 431 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 275 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 189 (0.73%) HDFS
5 171 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 111 (0.43%) Apache Flume
7 96 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 95 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 90 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 74 (0.28%) KVM
11 63 (0.24%) vSphere
12 60 (0.23%) NFS
13 56 (0.22%) Xen
14 42 (0.16%) Firmware
15 40 (0.15%) Varnish
16 35 (0.13%) VirtualBox
17 31 (0.12%) SRDF
18 28 (0.11%) vCloud
19 26 (0.10%) XenServer
20 22 (0.085%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1232 (4.74%) Puppet
2 931 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
3 883 (3.40%) Ansible
4 322 (1.24%) Kubernetes
5 249 (0.96%) Nagios
6 177 (0.68%) Kibana
7 175 (0.67%) Salt
8 135 (0.52%) Terraform
9 129 (0.50%) Mesos
10 119 (0.46%) logstash
11 105 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
12 94 (0.36%) Oozie
13 90 (0.35%) Grafana
14 64 (0.25%) Nmap
15 63 (0.24%) Graphite
16 58 (0.22%) Hadoop YARN
17 56 (0.22%) Packer
18 53 (0.20%) Nessus
19 50 (0.19%) Tivoli
20 43 (0.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 3955 (15.23%) Oracle
2 1425 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 688 (2.65%) IBM
4 685 (2.64%) Google
5 654 (2.52%) SAP
6 618 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 569 (2.19%) VMware
8 397 (1.53%) Adobe
9 371 (1.43%) TIBCO
10 328 (1.26%) Sybase
11 327 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
12 316 (1.22%) hybris
13 260 (1.00%) HP
14 218 (0.84%) Atlassian
15 191 (0.74%) Splunk
16 180 (0.69%) Talend
17 166 (0.64%) MuleSoft
18 165 (0.64%) Tableau
19 142 (0.55%) Cisco
20 122 (0.47%) New Relic
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Lots of benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens, flexi time, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonuses paid out subject to meeting targets
Posted: 18 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Resource Group
Salary: £40-45K + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Stott & May
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £48,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Highly Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 27 minutes ago