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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Java 13698 15559 16743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.97% 14.09% 14.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.41% 27.43% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11456 13021 13967
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.19% +2.35%

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
51871 56730 60287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.89% 51.36% 51.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44883 48295 51255
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 12917 £55,000 +10.00% 1982
London 0 6637 £62,500 +4.16% 893
South East 0 2218 £50,000 +11.11% 285
City of London +1 1166 £60,000 -4.00% 201
East of England +1 967 £47,500 +7.95% 144
South West -2 872 £45,000 +12.50% 138
North West +2 688 £45,000 +8.43% 191
Yorkshire +1 634 £45,000 +5.88% 140
Berkshire +6 519 £50,000 - 62
Manchester +5 516 £47,500 +11.76% 125
Surrey +4 510 £50,000 - 59
Scotland 0 505 £47,500 +11.76% 74
West Yorkshire 0 455 £50,000 +11.11% 97
West Midlands 0 449 £42,765 -1.69% 88
Cambridgeshire +1 399 £45,000 +2.27% 78
Oxfordshire +8 387 £55,000 +41.02% 47
Leeds 0 379 £50,000 +5.26% 77
East Midlands -3 349 £42,500 - 70
Glasgow +1 332 £46,750 +2.74% 31
Cambridge +2 312 £45,000 +5.88% 66
Hampshire -1 291 £45,000 - 50
Hertfordshire +4 270 £50,000 - 33
Bristol -10 249 £45,000 - 43
Gloucestershire +4 246 £50,000 +11.11% 34
Reading +3 209 £50,000 +2.56% 27
Oxford +8 200 £55,000 +37.50% 20
West Sussex +3 189 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Somerset +8 158 £42,500 +9.67% 25
East Sussex -7 149 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Birmingham -16 143 £47,500 +5.55% 35

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13524 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8289 (29.15%) SQL
3 7891 (27.75%) JavaScript
4 6603 (23.22%) Finance
5 6388 (22.47%) HTML
6 5936 (20.88%) Spring
7 5870 (20.65%) Degree
8 5667 (19.93%) Linux
9 5598 (19.69%) TDD
10 5473 (19.25%) Software Engineering
11 5208 (18.32%) Oracle
12 5090 (17.90%) C#
13 5011 (17.63%) Python
14 4937 (17.36%) Scrum
15 4863 (17.10%) Web Services
16 4682 (16.47%) CSS
17 4195 (14.76%) C++
18 4160 (14.63%) OO
19 4126 (14.51%) .NET
20 3825 (13.45%) XML
21 3752 (13.20%) Computer Science
22 3413 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
23 3349 (11.78%) Git (software)
24 3196 (11.24%) J2EE
25 3185 (11.20%) Unix
26 3122 (10.98%) Hibernate
27 2910 (10.24%) Jenkins
28 2806 (9.87%) REST
29 2777 (9.77%) MySQL
30 2759 (9.70%) SQL Server

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 2124 (7.47%) Tomcat
2 1498 (5.27%) Apache
3 1438 (5.06%) JBoss
4 1114 (3.92%) Apache Spark
5 1091 (3.84%) WebSphere
6 845 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
7 817 (2.87%) WebLogic
8 472 (1.66%) CMS
9 381 (1.34%) Apache Solr
10 378 (1.33%) Confluence
11 361 (1.27%) IIS
12 345 (1.21%) Apache Pig
13 296 (1.04%) SharePoint
14 293 (1.03%) Mule
15 281 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
16 246 (0.87%) SAS
17 233 (0.82%) nginx
18 229 (0.81%) OpenStack
19 215 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 208 (0.73%) GlassFish
Applications
1 735 (2.59%) MS Excel
2 228 (0.80%) MS Office
3 103 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 100 (0.35%) SPSS
5 96 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 81 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 64 (0.23%) MS Project
8 47 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 30 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
10 28 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 27 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
12 22 (0.077%) HipChat
13 21 (0.074%) Gliffy
14 17 (0.060%) S-PLUS
15 16 (0.056%) Mathematica
16 10 (0.035%) InfoPath
17 9 (0.032%) GNU Octave
18 8 (0.028%) FrameMaker
18 8 (0.028%) GIMP
19 6 (0.021%) Maple
Business Applications
1 187 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 110 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 107 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 84 (0.30%) Magento
5 44 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 40 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 39 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
8 37 (0.13%) SAP ERP
9 34 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 34 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 33 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 32 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
12 31 (0.11%) BASE24
13 30 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 29 (0.10%) Eloqua
15 26 (0.091%) SAP CRM
16 22 (0.077%) MetaTrader
17 21 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
17 21 (0.074%) Temenos T24
18 20 (0.070%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2217 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
2 910 (3.20%) SaaS
3 686 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 502 (1.77%) GitHub
5 382 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 356 (1.25%) PaaS
7 348 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 268 (0.94%) IaaS
9 199 (0.70%) Amazon S3
10 168 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
11 134 (0.47%) Force.com
12 98 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 89 (0.31%) Google Play
14 79 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 75 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 71 (0.25%) OpenShift
17 66 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 60 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 60 (0.21%) Heroku
19 58 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 834 (2.93%) Internet
2 767 (2.70%) HTTP
3 484 (1.70%) TCP/IP
4 334 (1.17%) DNS
5 306 (1.08%) Firewall
6 217 (0.76%) LDAP
7 210 (0.74%) SSL
8 180 (0.63%) Network Security
9 142 (0.50%) SAN
10 102 (0.36%) Multicast
11 95 (0.33%) LAN
12 94 (0.33%) VPN
13 92 (0.32%) Wireless
14 86 (0.30%) WAN
15 74 (0.26%) HTTPS
16 73 (0.26%) FTP
17 71 (0.25%) Intranet
18 65 (0.23%) SMTP
19 57 (0.20%) SSH
20 56 (0.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2777 (9.77%) MySQL
2 2759 (9.70%) SQL Server
3 2611 (9.18%) NoSQL
4 2602 (9.15%) Big Data
5 2135 (7.51%) Relational Database
6 1935 (6.81%) Hadoop
7 1888 (6.64%) MongoDB
8 1114 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
9 1023 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 963 (3.39%) RDBMS
11 896 (3.15%) Oracle Database
12 606 (2.13%) Apache Hive
13 440 (1.55%) DB2
14 414 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
15 383 (1.35%) HBase
16 353 (1.24%) Data Mining
16 353 (1.24%) Redis
17 269 (0.95%) Neo4j
18 264 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 233 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3349 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 2910 (10.24%) Jenkins
3 2553 (8.98%) Maven
4 2299 (8.09%) JUnit
5 2141 (7.53%) Selenium
6 1746 (6.14%) JIRA
7 1590 (5.59%) Subversion
8 1497 (5.27%) Cucumber
9 1158 (4.07%) Eclipse
10 898 (3.16%) Ant
11 873 (3.07%) Gradle
12 729 (2.56%) WebDriver
13 593 (2.09%) Mockito
14 491 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 436 (1.53%) JMeter
16 407 (1.43%) TeamCity
17 399 (1.40%) Hudson
18 380 (1.34%) TestNG
19 372 (1.31%) SoapUI
20 316 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 6603 (23.22%) Finance
2 2283 (8.03%) Banking
3 1375 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 1292 (4.54%) Retail
5 1175 (4.13%) Games
6 819 (2.88%) Marketing
7 732 (2.57%) Front Office
8 629 (2.21%) Investment Banking
9 377 (1.33%) Advertising
10 374 (1.32%) Publishing
11 332 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 313 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 302 (1.06%) Law
14 259 (0.91%) Back Office
15 252 (0.89%) Electronics
16 212 (0.75%) Legal
17 188 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
18 171 (0.60%) Automotive
19 147 (0.52%) Billing
20 146 (0.51%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15427 (54.26%) Developer
2 9960 (35.03%) Java Developer
3 3346 (11.77%) Senior Developer
4 2432 (8.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 2196 (7.72%) Architect
6 2104 (7.40%) Software Engineer
7 1822 (6.41%) Java Engineer
8 1739 (6.12%) Analyst
9 1601 (5.63%) Software Developer
10 1199 (4.22%) Lead Developer
11 1059 (3.72%) Graduate
12 1046 (3.68%) Consultant
13 1004 (3.53%) Java Software Developer
14 971 (3.42%) Java Software Engineer
15 962 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
16 906 (3.19%) Junior
17 882 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
18 864 (3.04%) Agile Developer
19 767 (2.70%) Tester
20 761 (2.68%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6388 (22.47%) HTML
2 5936 (20.88%) Spring
3 4863 (17.10%) Web Services
4 4682 (16.47%) CSS
5 4126 (14.51%) .NET
6 3825 (13.45%) XML
7 3196 (11.24%) J2EE
8 3122 (10.98%) Hibernate
9 2806 (9.87%) REST
10 2489 (8.75%) AngularJS
11 2485 (8.74%) HTML5
12 2271 (7.99%) RESTful
13 2210 (7.77%) jQuery
14 2203 (7.75%) SOAP
15 1826 (6.42%) Java EE
15 1826 (6.42%) JSON
16 1621 (5.70%) Node.js
17 1349 (4.74%) JMS
18 1333 (4.69%) JSP
19 1167 (4.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3752 (13.20%) Computer Science
2 2217 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1310 (4.61%) Mathematics
4 1195 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 1042 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1000 (3.52%) User Experience
7 925 (3.25%) Algorithms
8 703 (2.47%) Fintech
9 590 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 529 (1.86%) Visualisation
11 509 (1.79%) Data Structures
12 458 (1.61%) Management Information System
13 433 (1.52%) Equities
14 422 (1.48%) Derivative
15 411 (1.45%) Physics
16 369 (1.30%) Hedge funds
17 331 (1.16%) iPad
18 281 (0.99%) Fixed Income
19 267 (0.94%) Artificial Intelligence
19 267 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5667 (19.93%) Linux
2 3185 (11.20%) Unix
3 2563 (9.01%) Windows
4 1883 (6.62%) Android
5 1274 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 467 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 364 (1.28%) Windows Server
8 358 (1.26%) CentOS
9 271 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 263 (0.93%) Solaris
11 105 (0.37%) AIX
12 96 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 94 (0.33%) Debian
14 82 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
15 80 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
16 71 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
17 64 (0.23%) Windows Phone
17 64 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
18 58 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
19 55 (0.19%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13524 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5598 (19.69%) TDD
3 5473 (19.25%) Software Engineering
4 4937 (17.36%) Scrum
5 4160 (14.63%) OO
6 3413 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2725 (9.58%) BDD
8 2648 (9.31%) Open Source
9 2416 (8.50%) SDLC
10 2268 (7.98%) DevOps
11 2140 (7.53%) E-Commerce
12 1987 (6.99%) MVC
13 1956 (6.88%) Multithreading
14 1954 (6.87%) SOA
15 1902 (6.69%) Mentoring
16 1899 (6.68%) Web Development
17 1751 (6.16%) Unit Testing
18 1570 (5.52%) Analytics
19 1566 (5.51%) OOP
20 1292 (4.54%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8289 (29.15%) SQL
2 7891 (27.75%) JavaScript
3 5090 (17.90%) C#
4 5011 (17.63%) Python
5 4195 (14.76%) C++
6 2479 (8.72%) Scala
7 2411 (8.48%) PHP
8 2242 (7.89%) Ruby
9 1790 (6.30%) C
10 1684 (5.92%) Perl
11 1170 (4.12%) PL/SQL
12 954 (3.36%) Bash Shell
13 795 (2.80%) Groovy
14 790 (2.78%) Shell Script
15 647 (2.28%) Objective-C
16 478 (1.68%) R
17 433 (1.52%) T-SQL
18 423 (1.49%) VB.NET
19 364 (1.28%) Clojure
20 352 (1.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 5870 (20.65%) Degree
2 1216 (4.28%) Security Cleared
3 590 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 500 (1.76%) ISEB
5 487 (1.71%) PhD
6 461 (1.62%) ISTQB
7 424 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 176 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 142 (0.50%) CREST Certified
10 109 (0.38%) Sun Certification
11 82 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 78 (0.27%) CEH
13 74 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 68 (0.24%) CISSP
14 68 (0.24%) RHCE
15 59 (0.21%) OSCP
16 58 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
16 58 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
17 56 (0.20%) SANS
18 55 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2576 (9.06%) QA
2 239 (0.84%) SLA
3 151 (0.53%) SDET
4 100 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 71 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 68 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 48 (0.17%) HL7
8 23 (0.081%) SEPA
9 17 (0.060%) WCAG
10 16 (0.056%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 7816
10 16 (0.056%) ISO20022
10 16 (0.056%) MiFID
11 13 (0.046%) ISO 8583
11 13 (0.046%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.042%) ISO 14001
12 12 (0.042%) ISO15022
13 11 (0.039%) GCP
14 7 (0.025%) DICOM
14 7 (0.025%) Section 508
System Software
1 1157 (4.07%) Docker
2 451 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 272 (0.96%) HDFS
4 240 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 186 (0.65%) Apache Flume
6 145 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 111 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 96 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 77 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
10 73 (0.26%) KVM
10 73 (0.26%) Xen
11 60 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 49 (0.17%) vSphere
13 43 (0.15%) NFS
14 42 (0.15%) Squid
14 42 (0.15%) VMware ESX
15 32 (0.11%) Firmware
16 30 (0.11%) Snort
17 28 (0.098%) iptables
18 27 (0.095%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1388 (4.88%) Puppet
2 938 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
3 784 (2.76%) Ansible
4 257 (0.90%) Nagios
5 217 (0.76%) Kubernetes
6 192 (0.68%) Salt
7 155 (0.55%) Mesos
8 130 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
9 110 (0.39%) Oozie
10 106 (0.37%) Nessus
11 103 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
12 94 (0.33%) Kibana
13 90 (0.32%) Nmap
14 81 (0.28%) logstash
14 81 (0.28%) ZABBIX
15 80 (0.28%) Graphite
16 78 (0.27%) Control-M
17 59 (0.21%) Terraform
18 56 (0.20%) HAProxy
19 53 (0.19%) Grafana
Vendors
1 5208 (18.32%) Oracle
2 1544 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 852 (3.00%) IBM
4 712 (2.50%) SAP
5 642 (2.26%) Google
6 596 (2.10%) Red Hat
7 592 (2.08%) VMware
8 420 (1.48%) Adobe
9 419 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 409 (1.44%) Sybase
11 363 (1.28%) TIBCO
12 347 (1.22%) hybris
13 319 (1.12%) HP
14 261 (0.92%) Atlassian
15 239 (0.84%) Informatica
16 199 (0.70%) MuleSoft
17 182 (0.64%) Tableau
18 169 (0.59%) Sun
19 168 (0.59%) Cloudera
20 164 (0.58%) ATG
Surrey
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + pension, PMI, life insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Salary: £31000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: up to £80k + benefits and bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Wrexham, Clwyd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: Java Developer / Software Engineer London to £75k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday