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

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK
Rank 9 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 12579 14363 13472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.96% 14.35% 13.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.77% 27.44% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10512 12112 11200
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
45300 52346 52083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.88% 52.28% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38893 45146 44659
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +3 11808 £55,000 +4.76% 1757
London 0 5804 £65,000 +8.33% 862
South East +1 1854 £48,000 +1.05% 259
South West +5 995 £47,000 +10.58% 146
East of England +1 922 £45,000 +5.88% 134
City of London -1 886 £70,000 +14.28% 209
North West +1 691 £47,500 +5.55% 113
Yorkshire 0 627 £47,500 +10.46% 115
Manchester +4 515 £50,000 +5.26% 83
Berkshire +14 469 £50,000 -3.84% 71
Scotland 0 438 £47,500 +5.55% 66
West Yorkshire 0 411 £50,001 +11.11% 76
West Midlands -1 410 £45,000 +5.88% 57
Bristol 0 381 £50,000 +17.64% 56
Hampshire +3 372 £45,000 -4.25% 52
Cambridgeshire +4 361 £45,000 +12.50% 75
East Midlands -1 348 £50,000 +25.00% 42
Leeds 0 347 £50,000 +11.11% 64
Cambridge +1 303 £40,000 - 68
Hertfordshire -1 267 £55,000 +10.00% 36
Gloucestershire +2 263 £50,000 - 33
Surrey -5 260 £50,000 - 40
Oxfordshire +1 257 £50,000 -9.09% 52
Edinburgh +2 226 £47,500 +5.55% 48
Buckinghamshire +2 200 £45,000 - 14
Reading +16 189 £50,000 -9.09% 24
Birmingham +5 186 £50,000 +25.00% 22
Glasgow 0 186 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Milton Keynes +7 167 £45,000 +2.27% 12
Oxford +1 163 £50,000 -4.76% 30

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 12720 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
2 7753 (30.10%) SQL
3 7320 (28.42%) JavaScript
4 6089 (23.64%) Finance
5 5770 (22.40%) HTML
6 5419 (21.04%) Spring
7 5321 (20.66%) Linux
8 5222 (20.28%) Python
9 5005 (19.43%) Software Engineering
10 4947 (19.21%) TDD
11 4796 (18.62%) C#
12 4373 (16.98%) Degree
13 4338 (16.84%) Scrum
14 4103 (15.93%) CSS
15 4008 (15.56%) Oracle
16 3933 (15.27%) Web Services
17 3833 (14.88%) OO
18 3667 (14.24%) C++
19 3534 (13.72%) .NET
20 3228 (12.53%) Computer Science
21 3150 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
22 3086 (11.98%) XML
23 3000 (11.65%) Git (software)
24 2819 (10.95%) Hibernate
25 2809 (10.91%) J2EE
26 2790 (10.83%) NoSQL
27 2770 (10.76%) AngularJS
28 2737 (10.63%) Jenkins
29 2695 (10.46%) REST
30 2636 (10.23%) Banking

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 1906 (7.40%) Tomcat
2 1528 (5.93%) JBoss
3 1397 (5.42%) Apache
4 1087 (4.22%) Apache Spark
5 1080 (4.19%) WebSphere
6 889 (3.45%) WebLogic
7 878 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
8 483 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 447 (1.74%) IIS
10 441 (1.71%) CMS
11 375 (1.46%) Confluence
12 351 (1.36%) Apache Pig
13 337 (1.31%) Apache Solr
14 326 (1.27%) Jetty
15 257 (1.00%) Mule
16 245 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 240 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
18 214 (0.83%) OpenStack
18 214 (0.83%) SharePoint
19 185 (0.72%) GlassFish
Applications
1 635 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 164 (0.64%) MS Office
3 76 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 74 (0.29%) SPSS
5 51 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 42 (0.16%) MS Project
7 30 (0.12%) MS Visio
8 22 (0.085%) FrameMaker
9 21 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.066%) Simulink
11 15 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.047%) GNU Octave
13 6 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.023%) InVision
14 4 (0.016%) CATIA
14 4 (0.016%) Gephi
14 4 (0.016%) OrCAD
14 4 (0.016%) Siemens NX
15 3 (0.012%) InDesign
15 3 (0.012%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 203 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 98 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 91 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 91 (0.35%) Magento
4 53 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 53 (0.21%) SAP hybris
5 50 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 49 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
7 41 (0.16%) SAP HR
8 39 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 31 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 31 (0.12%) RMDS
10 29 (0.11%) Maximo
11 27 (0.10%) SAP ECC
12 25 (0.097%) BusinessWorks
12 25 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
13 23 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
14 22 (0.085%) Aligne
14 22 (0.085%) SAP CRM
14 22 (0.085%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2397 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
2 944 (3.67%) SaaS
3 705 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 510 (1.98%) GitHub
5 295 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
6 278 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 240 (0.93%) PaaS
8 231 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
9 184 (0.71%) IaaS
10 123 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 82 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 79 (0.31%) Google Play
13 64 (0.25%) Google App Engine
14 62 (0.24%) Office 365
15 59 (0.23%) Heroku
16 55 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
16 55 (0.21%) Force.com
17 54 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 49 (0.19%) Slack
19 47 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 766 (2.97%) HTTP
2 649 (2.52%) Internet
3 505 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 258 (1.00%) SSL
5 253 (0.98%) Firewall
6 251 (0.97%) DNS
7 216 (0.84%) LDAP
8 134 (0.52%) Network Security
9 105 (0.41%) SAN
10 98 (0.38%) LAN
11 97 (0.38%) FTP
12 86 (0.33%) SMTP
13 83 (0.32%) WAN
14 82 (0.32%) Kerberos
15 76 (0.30%) DHCP
16 73 (0.28%) Wireshark
17 71 (0.28%) Wireless
18 68 (0.26%) Multicast
19 56 (0.22%) SNMP
20 55 (0.21%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2790 (10.83%) NoSQL
2 2274 (8.83%) Big Data
3 2266 (8.80%) MySQL
4 2210 (8.58%) SQL Server
5 1978 (7.68%) MongoDB
6 1856 (7.21%) Relational Database
7 1728 (6.71%) Hadoop
8 1018 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 844 (3.28%) RDBMS
10 829 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
11 792 (3.08%) Oracle Database
12 499 (1.94%) Apache Hive
13 447 (1.74%) Redis
14 423 (1.64%) HBase
15 388 (1.51%) DB2
16 370 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
17 298 (1.16%) Neo4j
18 191 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 176 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
20 163 (0.63%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3000 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 2737 (10.63%) Jenkins
3 2244 (8.71%) Maven
4 2037 (7.91%) Selenium
5 1770 (6.87%) JUnit
6 1410 (5.47%) JIRA
7 1296 (5.03%) Cucumber
8 1273 (4.94%) Subversion
9 756 (2.94%) Eclipse
10 719 (2.79%) Gradle
11 659 (2.56%) Ant
12 603 (2.34%) WebDriver
13 573 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 475 (1.84%) Mockito
15 350 (1.36%) TeamCity
16 343 (1.33%) JMeter
17 318 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
18 310 (1.20%) IntelliJ
19 295 (1.15%) SoapUI
20 278 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 6089 (23.64%) Finance
2 2636 (10.23%) Banking
3 1348 (5.23%) Retail
4 1232 (4.78%) Telecoms
5 927 (3.60%) Games
6 813 (3.16%) Marketing
7 678 (2.63%) Investment Banking
8 649 (2.52%) Front Office
9 605 (2.35%) Advertising
10 391 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 370 (1.44%) Publishing
12 285 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 269 (1.04%) Electronics
14 244 (0.95%) Back Office
15 190 (0.74%) Legal
16 158 (0.61%) Law
17 118 (0.46%) Automotive
18 110 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 90 (0.35%) Military
19 90 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13874 (53.87%) Developer
2 9054 (35.15%) Java Developer
3 3153 (12.24%) Senior Developer
4 2494 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 2159 (8.38%) Software Engineer
6 2056 (7.98%) Architect
7 1815 (7.05%) Java Engineer
8 1436 (5.58%) Software Developer
9 1301 (5.05%) Analyst
10 1015 (3.94%) Java Software Engineer
11 920 (3.57%) Graduate
12 900 (3.49%) Consultant
13 850 (3.30%) Junior
14 794 (3.08%) Lead Developer
15 784 (3.04%) Java Software Developer
16 750 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
17 731 (2.84%) JavaScript Developer
18 723 (2.81%) C# Developer
19 708 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
20 673 (2.61%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5770 (22.40%) HTML
2 5419 (21.04%) Spring
3 4103 (15.93%) CSS
4 3933 (15.27%) Web Services
5 3534 (13.72%) .NET
6 3086 (11.98%) XML
7 2819 (10.95%) Hibernate
8 2809 (10.91%) J2EE
9 2770 (10.76%) AngularJS
10 2695 (10.46%) REST
11 2024 (7.86%) HTML5
12 1940 (7.53%) RESTful
13 1932 (7.50%) SOAP
14 1771 (6.88%) Node.js
15 1700 (6.60%) jQuery
16 1370 (5.32%) Java EE
17 1356 (5.26%) JSON
18 1178 (4.57%) JMS
19 1046 (4.06%) React
20 908 (3.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3228 (12.53%) Computer Science
2 1523 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 1089 (4.23%) Mathematics
4 1011 (3.93%) Algorithms
5 978 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
6 908 (3.53%) Mobile App
7 842 (3.27%) Fintech
8 841 (3.27%) User Experience
9 572 (2.22%) Data Structures
10 558 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 454 (1.76%) Derivative
12 432 (1.68%) Physics
13 422 (1.64%) Visualisation
14 411 (1.60%) Equities
15 334 (1.30%) Management Information System
16 264 (1.03%) Fixed Income
17 260 (1.01%) Client/Server
18 236 (0.92%) Hedge funds
19 219 (0.85%) Virtual Team
20 213 (0.83%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 5321 (20.66%) Linux
2 2634 (10.23%) Unix
3 2041 (7.92%) Windows
4 1406 (5.46%) Android
5 968 (3.76%) Apple iOS
6 364 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 318 (1.23%) CentOS
8 277 (1.08%) Windows Server
9 207 (0.80%) Solaris
10 178 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 95 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 89 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 66 (0.26%) AIX
14 58 (0.23%) Debian
15 52 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
16 49 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 43 (0.17%) Windows 7
18 40 (0.16%) Fedora
19 34 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
20 33 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12720 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
2 5005 (19.43%) Software Engineering
3 4947 (19.21%) TDD
4 4338 (16.84%) Scrum
5 3833 (14.88%) OO
6 3150 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
7 2546 (9.89%) BDD
8 2386 (9.26%) DevOps
9 2318 (9.00%) SDLC
10 2097 (8.14%) Open Source
11 1976 (7.67%) E-Commerce
12 1896 (7.36%) MVC
13 1845 (7.16%) SOA
14 1825 (7.09%) Web Development
15 1738 (6.75%) Mentoring
16 1653 (6.42%) Multithreading
17 1594 (6.19%) Microservices
18 1430 (5.55%) OOP
19 1301 (5.05%) Kanban
20 1292 (5.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7753 (30.10%) SQL
2 7320 (28.42%) JavaScript
3 5222 (20.28%) Python
4 4796 (18.62%) C#
5 3667 (14.24%) C++
6 2450 (9.51%) Scala
7 2089 (8.11%) PHP
8 1934 (7.51%) Ruby
9 1575 (6.12%) C
10 1527 (5.93%) Perl
11 1017 (3.95%) Bash Shell
12 967 (3.75%) PL/SQL
13 710 (2.76%) Shell Script
14 680 (2.64%) Groovy
15 547 (2.12%) Go
16 467 (1.81%) Objective-C
17 427 (1.66%) PowerShell
18 411 (1.60%) T-SQL
19 309 (1.20%) Clojure
20 300 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 4373 (16.98%) Degree
2 1172 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 501 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 449 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 416 (1.62%) ISTQB
6 361 (1.40%) ISEB
7 354 (1.37%) PhD
8 157 (0.61%) CISSP
9 130 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 97 (0.38%) CREST Certified
11 90 (0.35%) CEH
12 79 (0.31%) CISA
13 69 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
14 67 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
15 65 (0.25%) CCNA
16 63 (0.24%) OSCP
17 56 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 55 (0.21%) GIAC
18 55 (0.21%) Sun Certification
19 52 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1945 (7.55%) QA
2 195 (0.76%) SDET
3 160 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 148 (0.57%) SLA
5 75 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 68 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 41 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 32 (0.12%) GCP
9 20 (0.078%) MiFID
10 14 (0.054%) SEPA
11 11 (0.043%) HL7
12 10 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
13 9 (0.035%) EMIR
13 9 (0.035%) ISO 14001
13 9 (0.035%) ISO 8583
13 9 (0.035%) PA-DSS
13 9 (0.035%) WCAG
14 7 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.023%) GDPR
16 5 (0.019%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1259 (4.89%) Docker
2 436 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 272 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 204 (0.79%) HDFS
5 186 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 117 (0.45%) Apache Flume
7 108 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 99 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
9 90 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 71 (0.28%) vSphere
11 62 (0.24%) KVM
12 53 (0.21%) NFS
13 47 (0.18%) Varnish
14 45 (0.17%) Firmware
15 42 (0.16%) Xen
16 34 (0.13%) vCloud
16 34 (0.13%) VirtualBox
17 28 (0.11%) SRDF
18 23 (0.089%) XenServer
19 19 (0.074%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1231 (4.78%) Puppet
2 867 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 848 (3.29%) Ansible
4 279 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 227 (0.88%) Nagios
6 142 (0.55%) Kibana
6 142 (0.55%) Salt
7 127 (0.49%) Mesos
8 118 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
9 110 (0.43%) Terraform
10 98 (0.38%) Oozie
11 94 (0.36%) logstash
12 82 (0.32%) Grafana
13 78 (0.30%) Nmap
14 77 (0.30%) Control-M
15 71 (0.28%) Nessus
16 69 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
17 63 (0.24%) Graphite
18 47 (0.18%) Tivoli
19 39 (0.15%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4008 (15.56%) Oracle
2 1366 (5.30%) Microsoft
3 739 (2.87%) IBM
4 676 (2.62%) SAP
5 614 (2.38%) Google
6 587 (2.28%) Red Hat
6 587 (2.28%) VMware
7 462 (1.79%) Sybase
8 391 (1.52%) TIBCO
9 379 (1.47%) Adobe
10 300 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 293 (1.14%) hybris
12 282 (1.09%) HP
13 228 (0.89%) Atlassian
14 193 (0.75%) Splunk
15 186 (0.72%) MuleSoft
16 182 (0.71%) Tableau
17 170 (0.66%) Talend
18 158 (0.61%) Cisco
19 117 (0.45%) Apple
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Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Comprehensive Benefits Package
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
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City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + 15% Bonus
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London
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Berkshire
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Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
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London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
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Keighley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
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Salary: competitive salary + bonus + benefits
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