The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Java 14461 13852 15687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.28% 13.01% 14.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.42% 25.86% 27.94%
Number of salaries quoted 12186 11589 12882
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
52734 53572 56146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.07% 50.33% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45496 46036 47133
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 13580 £52,500 +5.00% 1816
London +3 6854 £60,000 - 889
South East -1 2419 £47,500 +5.55% 258
City of London +2 1271 £60,000 - 213
South West +3 1010 £41,500 +6.41% 155
East of England 0 972 £42,500 -5.55% 93
Yorkshire +1 761 £45,000 +5.88% 113
North West +5 590 £45,000 +5.88% 137
West Yorkshire +4 509 £45,000 - 72
West Midlands +10 505 £45,000 +12.50% 100
Surrey -3 484 £50,000 +5.26% 53
Berkshire -7 482 £50,000 - 66
Scotland 0 477 £45,000 - 44
Leeds +1 461 £45,000 - 65
Bristol +1 441 £40,000 - 45
East Midlands +6 404 £38,500 -3.75% 42
Manchester +8 398 £47,500 +18.75% 84
Hampshire +2 368 £47,500 +18.75% 46
Cambridgeshire +2 342 £40,000 -11.11% 40
Oxfordshire +12 330 £52,500 +31.25% 24
Cambridge +10 294 £40,000 -3.61% 35
Hertfordshire -4 274 £47,500 - 26
Buckinghamshire +16 268 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Glasgow -1 260 £45,000 - 25
West Sussex +5 235 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Gloucestershire +11 199 £49,500 +23.75% 50
Milton Keynes +13 192 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Oxford +7 184 £52,000 +4.00% 4
Reading -2 184 £52,500 +5.00% 28
Edinburgh 0 167 £45,000 - 18

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14248 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9554 (31.64%) SQL
3 8482 (28.09%) JavaScript
4 7370 (24.41%) Finance
5 6964 (23.06%) Spring
6 6915 (22.90%) HTML
7 6380 (21.13%) Degree
8 6119 (20.26%) Linux
9 5994 (19.85%) Oracle
10 5899 (19.53%) TDD
11 5850 (19.37%) Software Engineering
12 5754 (19.05%) C#
13 5570 (18.44%) Web Services
14 5031 (16.66%) CSS
15 4757 (15.75%) Python
16 4738 (15.69%) OO
17 4603 (15.24%) Scrum
18 4592 (15.21%) XML
19 4433 (14.68%) .NET
20 4378 (14.50%) Computer Science
21 4372 (14.48%) C++
22 4105 (13.59%) J2EE
23 4002 (13.25%) Hibernate
24 3735 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
25 3521 (11.66%) Unix
26 3204 (10.61%) SQL Server
27 3043 (10.08%) Git (software)
28 2962 (9.81%) Windows
29 2888 (9.56%) MySQL
30 2885 (9.55%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2448 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 1816 (6.01%) Apache
3 1608 (5.32%) JBoss
4 1477 (4.89%) Node.js
5 1106 (3.66%) WebSphere
6 977 (3.24%) WebLogic
7 755 (2.50%) Apache Spark
8 693 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
9 505 (1.67%) CMS
10 462 (1.53%) IIS
11 424 (1.40%) Apache Solr
12 383 (1.27%) Apache Pig
13 368 (1.22%) Confluence
14 362 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
15 277 (0.92%) Mule
16 275 (0.91%) SharePoint
17 267 (0.88%) GlassFish
18 227 (0.75%) nginx
19 208 (0.69%) OpenStack
20 207 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 887 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 289 (0.96%) MS Office
3 127 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 108 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 83 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 61 (0.20%) SPSS
7 44 (0.15%) MS Project
8 30 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
9 23 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
10 21 (0.070%) Mathematica
11 19 (0.063%) HipChat
12 18 (0.060%) GIMP
13 14 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 14 (0.046%) GNU Octave
14 13 (0.043%) S-PLUS
15 12 (0.040%) InfoPath
16 9 (0.030%) Weka
17 8 (0.026%) 3ds Max
17 8 (0.026%) Simulink
18 7 (0.023%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 189 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 146 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
3 85 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 80 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 49 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 45 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 41 (0.14%) Magento
8 40 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
9 38 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
9 38 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
10 30 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
10 30 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 29 (0.096%) Oracle 11i
11 29 (0.096%) Oracle Payables
11 29 (0.096%) Oracle Receivables
12 26 (0.086%) Temenos T24
13 24 (0.079%) SAP CRM
14 22 (0.073%) Oracle Financials
15 21 (0.070%) thinkFolio
16 20 (0.066%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1750 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 918 (3.04%) SaaS
3 407 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 335 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 303 (1.00%) GitHub
6 276 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 266 (0.88%) IaaS
8 204 (0.68%) PaaS
9 184 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 129 (0.43%) Force.com
11 89 (0.29%) Google App Engine
12 85 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 84 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 76 (0.25%) Heroku
15 68 (0.23%) Joyent
16 55 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 54 (0.18%) OpenShift
18 48 (0.16%) Google Analytics
18 48 (0.16%) iPaaS
19 41 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 842 (2.79%) HTTP
2 801 (2.65%) Internet
3 595 (1.97%) TCP/IP
4 452 (1.50%) Firewall
5 315 (1.04%) DNS
6 244 (0.81%) LDAP
7 198 (0.66%) SSL
8 140 (0.46%) WAN
9 134 (0.44%) SAN
10 130 (0.43%) LAN
11 99 (0.33%) Intranet
12 93 (0.31%) Network Security
13 84 (0.28%) FTP
14 81 (0.27%) HTTPS
15 77 (0.25%) VPN
16 72 (0.24%) AMQP
16 72 (0.24%) Multicast
16 72 (0.24%) SSH
17 67 (0.22%) VLAN
18 66 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3204 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 2888 (9.56%) MySQL
3 2609 (8.64%) NoSQL
4 2599 (8.61%) Big Data
5 2278 (7.54%) Relational Database
6 1861 (6.16%) Hadoop
7 1851 (6.13%) MongoDB
8 1143 (3.79%) Oracle Database
9 1053 (3.49%) RDBMS
10 921 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 905 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
12 622 (2.06%) Apache Hive
13 491 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
13 491 (1.63%) DB2
14 350 (1.16%) HBase
15 348 (1.15%) Redis
16 340 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
17 296 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 281 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 267 (0.88%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3043 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 2885 (9.55%) Maven
3 2556 (8.46%) Jenkins
4 2489 (8.24%) JUnit
5 2481 (8.22%) Selenium
6 1830 (6.06%) Subversion
7 1624 (5.38%) Eclipse
8 1574 (5.21%) JIRA
9 1340 (4.44%) Cucumber
10 971 (3.22%) Ant
11 931 (3.08%) WebDriver
12 591 (1.96%) Gradle
13 509 (1.69%) Hudson
13 509 (1.69%) Mockito
14 432 (1.43%) TeamCity
15 387 (1.28%) Visual Studio
16 375 (1.24%) JMeter
17 367 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 340 (1.13%) IntelliJ
19 329 (1.09%) HP UFT
General
1 7370 (24.41%) Finance
2 2401 (7.95%) Banking
3 1439 (4.77%) Telecoms
4 1298 (4.30%) Games
5 1231 (4.08%) Front Office
6 1228 (4.07%) Retail
7 872 (2.89%) Marketing
8 739 (2.45%) Investment Banking
9 359 (1.19%) Advertising
10 347 (1.15%) Financial Institution
11 343 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 306 (1.01%) Law
13 289 (0.96%) Publishing
14 283 (0.94%) Electronics
15 262 (0.87%) Back Office
16 192 (0.64%) Legal
17 163 (0.54%) Billing
18 147 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
19 135 (0.45%) Automotive
20 133 (0.44%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16828 (55.73%) Developer
2 11096 (36.74%) Java Developer
3 3286 (10.88%) Senior Developer
4 2471 (8.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 2226 (7.37%) Software Engineer
6 2161 (7.16%) Architect
7 1916 (6.34%) Java Engineer
8 1915 (6.34%) Analyst
9 1503 (4.98%) Software Developer
10 1176 (3.89%) Agile Developer
10 1176 (3.89%) C# Developer
11 1136 (3.76%) Lead Developer
12 1099 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
13 1052 (3.48%) Junior
14 1047 (3.47%) Graduate
15 1036 (3.43%) Agile Java Developer
16 1020 (3.38%) Java Software Engineer
17 998 (3.30%) Java Software Developer
18 955 (3.16%) Consultant
19 821 (2.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6964 (23.06%) Spring
2 6915 (22.90%) HTML
3 5570 (18.44%) Web Services
4 5031 (16.66%) CSS
5 4592 (15.21%) XML
6 4433 (14.68%) .NET
7 4105 (13.59%) J2EE
8 4002 (13.25%) Hibernate
9 2885 (9.55%) REST
10 2633 (8.72%) jQuery
11 2569 (8.51%) HTML5
12 2404 (7.96%) AngularJS
13 2320 (7.68%) SOAP
14 2250 (7.45%) RESTful
15 2219 (7.35%) Java EE
16 2121 (7.02%) JSON
17 1690 (5.60%) JSP
18 1408 (4.66%) JMS
19 1156 (3.83%) Ajax
20 1101 (3.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4378 (14.50%) Computer Science
2 2364 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
3 1595 (5.28%) Mathematics
4 1131 (3.75%) Algorithms
5 1056 (3.50%) User Experience
6 1016 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 983 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
8 823 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 736 (2.44%) Data Structures
10 608 (2.01%) Equities
11 531 (1.76%) Derivative
12 482 (1.60%) Visualisation
13 476 (1.58%) Management Information System
14 467 (1.55%) Hedge funds
15 466 (1.54%) Physics
16 460 (1.52%) Fintech
17 432 (1.43%) Fixed Income
18 296 (0.98%) Client/Server
19 283 (0.94%) Online Games
20 279 (0.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6119 (20.26%) Linux
2 3521 (11.66%) Unix
3 2962 (9.81%) Windows
4 2108 (6.98%) Android
5 1511 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 458 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 417 (1.38%) Windows Server
8 335 (1.11%) CentOS
9 282 (0.93%) Solaris
10 228 (0.76%) Ubuntu
11 194 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 184 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 166 (0.55%) AIX
14 129 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 109 (0.36%) Debian
16 83 (0.27%) Windows Phone
17 66 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
18 56 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
19 45 (0.15%) Mac OS
19 45 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14248 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5899 (19.53%) TDD
3 5850 (19.37%) Software Engineering
4 4738 (15.69%) OO
5 4603 (15.24%) Scrum
6 3735 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
7 2631 (8.71%) E-Commerce
8 2606 (8.63%) BDD
9 2604 (8.62%) Open Source
10 2525 (8.36%) SDLC
11 2225 (7.37%) Multithreading
12 2211 (7.32%) MVC
13 2153 (7.13%) SOA
14 1908 (6.32%) DevOps
15 1819 (6.02%) Mentoring
16 1710 (5.66%) Unit Testing
17 1642 (5.44%) OOP
18 1456 (4.82%) Analytics
19 1392 (4.61%) Test Automation
20 1250 (4.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9554 (31.64%) SQL
2 8482 (28.09%) JavaScript
3 5754 (19.05%) C#
4 4757 (15.75%) Python
5 4372 (14.48%) C++
6 2375 (7.86%) Ruby
7 2286 (7.57%) PHP
8 2095 (6.94%) Scala
9 1779 (5.89%) C
10 1575 (5.22%) Perl
11 1265 (4.19%) PL/SQL
12 892 (2.95%) Bash Shell
13 885 (2.93%) Shell Script
14 698 (2.31%) Objective-C
15 689 (2.28%) Groovy
16 485 (1.61%) T-SQL
17 442 (1.46%) R
18 365 (1.21%) Clojure
19 358 (1.19%) VB.NET
20 351 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 6380 (21.13%) Degree
2 1119 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 600 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 488 (1.62%) PhD
5 422 (1.40%) ISEB
6 386 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 382 (1.26%) DV Cleared
8 192 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 170 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 141 (0.47%) Sun Certification
11 129 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 122 (0.40%) CISSP
13 120 (0.40%) MCSE
14 118 (0.39%) GIAC
15 113 (0.37%) CCNA
16 105 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
17 100 (0.33%) SANS
18 97 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
19 89 (0.29%) Linux+ Certification
20 87 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2772 (9.18%) QA
2 242 (0.80%) SLA
3 177 (0.59%) SDET
4 108 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 48 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 32 (0.11%) COBIT
6 32 (0.11%) HL7
7 31 (0.10%) SEPA
8 26 (0.086%) ISO20022
9 22 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 21 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 17 (0.056%) DO-178B
12 15 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 15 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 7816
12 15 (0.050%) ISO15022
13 13 (0.043%) PA-DSS
14 12 (0.040%) MiFID
15 10 (0.033%) ISO 8583
15 10 (0.033%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.023%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 625 (2.07%) Docker
2 488 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 261 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 201 (0.67%) HDFS
5 125 (0.41%) Xen
6 110 (0.36%) KVM
7 90 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 84 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 81 (0.27%) Hyper-V
10 69 (0.23%) vSphere
11 63 (0.21%) Firmware
12 58 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
13 51 (0.17%) iptables
14 49 (0.16%) VMware ESX
15 48 (0.16%) LXC
16 43 (0.14%) NFS
17 40 (0.13%) VirtualBox
18 36 (0.12%) Postfix
19 35 (0.12%) vCloud
20 33 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1266 (4.19%) Puppet
2 866 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
3 565 (1.87%) Ansible
4 209 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 202 (0.67%) Nagios
6 144 (0.48%) Salt
7 91 (0.30%) Oozie
8 83 (0.27%) CFEngine
9 82 (0.27%) Nessus
10 78 (0.26%) Mesos
11 68 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
12 67 (0.22%) Nmap
13 65 (0.22%) Capistrano
14 64 (0.21%) Graphite
14 64 (0.21%) logstash
15 63 (0.21%) SCCM
16 61 (0.20%) ZABBIX
17 60 (0.20%) Kubernetes
18 59 (0.20%) WSUS
19 55 (0.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5994 (19.85%) Oracle
2 1580 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 1004 (3.32%) IBM
4 937 (3.10%) Google
5 677 (2.24%) SAP
6 655 (2.17%) VMware
7 652 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 621 (2.06%) Sybase
9 554 (1.83%) hybris
10 424 (1.40%) TIBCO
11 348 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
12 338 (1.12%) Adobe
13 323 (1.07%) HP
14 249 (0.82%) Cisco
15 220 (0.73%) Atlassian
16 219 (0.73%) ATG
17 205 (0.68%) Sun
18 198 (0.66%) Facebook
19 188 (0.62%) MuleSoft
20 184 (0.61%) webMethods
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