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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Java 13316 15513 14732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.85% 14.67% 12.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.70% 28.03% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11105 12896 12337
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
48076 55344 56983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.63% 52.34% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41284 47522 48815
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +2 12427 £55,000 +4.76% 1754
London 0 6187 £65,000 +8.33% 907
South East 0 1927 £50,000 +5.26% 205
East of England +4 990 £48,000 +12.94% 135
City of London 0 977 £67,500 +12.50% 199
South West +4 934 £49,500 +16.47% 134
North West -1 709 £47,500 +11.76% 123
Yorkshire -1 639 £47,500 +7.95% 118
Manchester +5 501 £47,500 +11.76% 88
Scotland +1 479 £47,500 +10.46% 73
West Midlands -2 469 £42,500 - 51
Berkshire +3 446 £52,500 +0.96% 35
West Yorkshire 0 407 £50,000 +11.11% 85
East Midlands -1 393 £50,000 +25.00% 45
Hampshire +2 389 £45,000 - 51
Cambridgeshire +3 355 £45,000 +12.50% 71
Bristol 0 336 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Surrey -2 335 £50,000 - 38
Leeds +1 332 £50,000 +11.11% 69
Hertfordshire +4 303 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Cambridge +2 288 £40,000 - 61
Gloucestershire +2 251 £50,000 +11.11% 46
Oxfordshire 0 242 £50,000 -7.40% 37
Edinburgh +1 224 £47,500 +5.55% 53
Glasgow 0 222 £50,000 +17.64% 17
Birmingham -1 216 £47,500 +15.15% 27
Buckinghamshire -1 202 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Wales +1 199 £42,500 +13.33% 21
South Wales 0 165 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Oxford +4 161 £50,000 -4.76% 20

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 12904 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7896 (29.56%) SQL
3 7435 (27.84%) JavaScript
4 6201 (23.22%) Finance
5 5981 (22.39%) HTML
6 5500 (20.59%) Spring
7 5424 (20.31%) Linux
8 5347 (20.02%) Python
9 5122 (19.18%) Software Engineering
10 5057 (18.93%) TDD
11 4924 (18.44%) C#
12 4634 (17.35%) Degree
13 4482 (16.78%) Scrum
14 4303 (16.11%) Oracle
15 4260 (15.95%) CSS
16 4142 (15.51%) Web Services
17 3868 (14.48%) OO
18 3753 (14.05%) C++
19 3704 (13.87%) .NET
20 3297 (12.34%) Computer Science
21 3136 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
22 3110 (11.64%) XML
23 3077 (11.52%) Git (software)
24 2926 (10.96%) J2EE
25 2869 (10.74%) Hibernate
26 2866 (10.73%) NoSQL
27 2800 (10.48%) Jenkins
28 2795 (10.46%) AngularJS
29 2773 (10.38%) REST
30 2746 (10.28%) Unix

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 1918 (7.18%) Tomcat
2 1535 (5.75%) JBoss
3 1450 (5.43%) Apache
4 1114 (4.17%) WebSphere
5 1097 (4.11%) Apache Spark
6 952 (3.56%) WebLogic
7 929 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
8 537 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 444 (1.66%) IIS
10 439 (1.64%) CMS
11 384 (1.44%) Confluence
12 371 (1.39%) Apache Pig
13 350 (1.31%) Apache Solr
14 316 (1.18%) Jetty
15 266 (1.00%) Mule
16 260 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 260 (0.97%) SharePoint
16 260 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
17 218 (0.82%) OpenStack
18 214 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 637 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 186 (0.70%) MS Office
3 98 (0.37%) SPSS
4 83 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 62 (0.23%) MS Project
6 58 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 48 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 27 (0.10%) FrameMaker
9 24 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
10 19 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
11 17 (0.064%) Simulink
12 12 (0.045%) GNU Octave
13 7 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 7 (0.026%) HipChat
14 6 (0.022%) Gephi
15 5 (0.019%) InDesign
15 5 (0.019%) InVision
16 4 (0.015%) CATIA
16 4 (0.015%) OrCAD
16 4 (0.015%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 184 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 115 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 112 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 87 (0.33%) Magento
5 54 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
6 51 (0.19%) SAP ERP
7 42 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
8 41 (0.15%) SAP HR
9 38 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 35 (0.13%) SAP hybris
11 34 (0.13%) Maximo
12 32 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
13 30 (0.11%) Aligne
13 30 (0.11%) RMDS
14 29 (0.11%) SAP CRM
14 29 (0.11%) SAP MII
15 28 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
16 26 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
16 26 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
17 25 (0.094%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 2460 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 945 (3.54%) SaaS
3 708 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 513 (1.92%) GitHub
5 327 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 307 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 267 (1.00%) PaaS
8 242 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 187 (0.70%) IaaS
10 157 (0.59%) Amazon S3
11 83 (0.31%) Google Play
12 76 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 72 (0.27%) Force.com
14 67 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 67 (0.25%) Heroku
15 59 (0.22%) Office 365
16 55 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
17 54 (0.20%) Google App Engine
18 48 (0.18%) OpenShift
19 46 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 768 (2.88%) HTTP
2 729 (2.73%) Internet
3 483 (1.81%) TCP/IP
4 281 (1.05%) DNS
5 273 (1.02%) SSL
6 245 (0.92%) Firewall
7 222 (0.83%) LDAP
8 159 (0.60%) Network Security
9 99 (0.37%) SMTP
10 98 (0.37%) SAN
11 86 (0.32%) FTP
11 86 (0.32%) Kerberos
11 86 (0.32%) LAN
12 80 (0.30%) Wireshark
13 79 (0.30%) WAN
14 75 (0.28%) Multicast
15 72 (0.27%) Wireless
16 69 (0.26%) Intranet
17 66 (0.25%) DHCP
17 66 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2866 (10.73%) NoSQL
2 2431 (9.10%) Big Data
3 2390 (8.95%) MySQL
4 2270 (8.50%) SQL Server
5 2080 (7.79%) MongoDB
6 1889 (7.07%) Relational Database
7 1820 (6.81%) Hadoop
8 1082 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 887 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
10 881 (3.30%) RDBMS
11 843 (3.16%) Oracle Database
12 527 (1.97%) Apache Hive
13 440 (1.65%) Redis
14 419 (1.57%) HBase
15 408 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
16 377 (1.41%) DB2
17 302 (1.13%) Neo4j
18 181 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
19 172 (0.64%) Couchbase
20 165 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3077 (11.52%) Git (software)
2 2800 (10.48%) Jenkins
3 2232 (8.36%) Maven
4 2024 (7.58%) Selenium
5 1816 (6.80%) JUnit
6 1445 (5.41%) JIRA
7 1336 (5.00%) Subversion
8 1331 (4.98%) Cucumber
9 814 (3.05%) Eclipse
10 761 (2.85%) Gradle
11 693 (2.59%) Ant
12 594 (2.22%) WebDriver
13 564 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 531 (1.99%) Mockito
15 384 (1.44%) JMeter
16 376 (1.41%) TeamCity
17 315 (1.18%) Visual Studio
18 300 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
19 295 (1.10%) SoapUI
20 292 (1.09%) TestNG
General
1 6201 (23.22%) Finance
2 2632 (9.85%) Banking
3 1361 (5.10%) Retail
4 1292 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 979 (3.67%) Games
6 773 (2.89%) Marketing
7 674 (2.52%) Front Office
8 671 (2.51%) Investment Banking
9 569 (2.13%) Advertising
10 380 (1.42%) Publishing
11 352 (1.32%) Manufacturing
12 303 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 255 (0.95%) Back Office
14 241 (0.90%) Electronics
15 190 (0.71%) Law
16 184 (0.69%) Legal
17 127 (0.48%) Automotive
18 107 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 92 (0.34%) Retail Banking
20 85 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14364 (53.78%) Developer
2 9386 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 3245 (12.15%) Senior Developer
4 2526 (9.46%) Senior Java Developer
5 2253 (8.44%) Architect
6 2167 (8.11%) Software Engineer
7 1813 (6.79%) Java Engineer
8 1483 (5.55%) Software Developer
9 1449 (5.43%) Analyst
10 1012 (3.79%) Java Software Engineer
11 980 (3.67%) Graduate
12 948 (3.55%) Consultant
13 888 (3.32%) Java Software Developer
14 851 (3.19%) Lead Developer
15 838 (3.14%) Junior
16 821 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
17 735 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
18 709 (2.65%) C# Developer
19 677 (2.53%) Agile Developer
20 676 (2.53%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5981 (22.39%) HTML
2 5500 (20.59%) Spring
3 4260 (15.95%) CSS
4 4142 (15.51%) Web Services
5 3704 (13.87%) .NET
6 3110 (11.64%) XML
7 2926 (10.96%) J2EE
8 2869 (10.74%) Hibernate
9 2795 (10.46%) AngularJS
10 2773 (10.38%) REST
11 2201 (8.24%) HTML5
12 1982 (7.42%) SOAP
13 1959 (7.33%) RESTful
14 1810 (6.78%) Node.js
15 1809 (6.77%) jQuery
16 1456 (5.45%) Java EE
17 1437 (5.38%) JSON
18 1192 (4.46%) JMS
19 1005 (3.76%) React
20 986 (3.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3297 (12.34%) Computer Science
2 1697 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1105 (4.14%) Mathematics
4 1036 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1010 (3.78%) Algorithms
6 933 (3.49%) Mobile App
7 903 (3.38%) User Experience
8 809 (3.03%) Fintech
9 561 (2.10%) Data Structures
10 558 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 474 (1.77%) Derivative
12 437 (1.64%) Physics
13 434 (1.62%) Equities
14 395 (1.48%) Visualisation
15 370 (1.39%) Management Information System
16 287 (1.07%) Fixed Income
17 253 (0.95%) Client/Server
18 244 (0.91%) Hedge funds
19 226 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
20 224 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5424 (20.31%) Linux
2 2746 (10.28%) Unix
3 2163 (8.10%) Windows
4 1479 (5.54%) Android
5 988 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 377 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 336 (1.26%) CentOS
8 276 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 224 (0.84%) Solaris
10 197 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 87 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 72 (0.27%) AIX
13 71 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 67 (0.25%) Debian
15 62 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 49 (0.18%) Fedora
17 45 (0.17%) Windows 7
18 44 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
19 41 (0.15%) VMS
20 39 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12904 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 5122 (19.18%) Software Engineering
3 5057 (18.93%) TDD
4 4482 (16.78%) Scrum
5 3868 (14.48%) OO
6 3136 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
7 2625 (9.83%) BDD
8 2380 (8.91%) DevOps
9 2350 (8.80%) SDLC
10 2345 (8.78%) Open Source
11 2002 (7.50%) MVC
12 1927 (7.21%) E-Commerce
13 1860 (6.96%) Web Development
14 1843 (6.90%) Mentoring
15 1820 (6.81%) SOA
16 1712 (6.41%) Multithreading
17 1534 (5.74%) Microservices
18 1488 (5.57%) OOP
19 1340 (5.02%) Unit Testing
20 1320 (4.94%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7896 (29.56%) SQL
2 7435 (27.84%) JavaScript
3 5347 (20.02%) Python
4 4924 (18.44%) C#
5 3753 (14.05%) C++
6 2627 (9.84%) Scala
7 2199 (8.23%) PHP
8 2016 (7.55%) Ruby
9 1659 (6.21%) C
10 1629 (6.10%) Perl
11 1056 (3.95%) Bash Shell
12 996 (3.73%) PL/SQL
13 730 (2.73%) Shell Script
14 727 (2.72%) Groovy
15 529 (1.98%) Go
16 494 (1.85%) Objective-C
17 396 (1.48%) PowerShell
18 382 (1.43%) T-SQL
19 329 (1.23%) R
20 328 (1.23%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4634 (17.35%) Degree
2 1219 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 543 (2.03%) SC Cleared
4 462 (1.73%) DV Cleared
5 421 (1.58%) ISTQB
6 394 (1.48%) PhD
7 390 (1.46%) ISEB
8 157 (0.59%) CISSP
9 149 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 119 (0.45%) CREST Certified
11 107 (0.40%) CEH
12 82 (0.31%) OSCP
13 81 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 78 (0.29%) CISA
15 68 (0.25%) GIAC
16 61 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
17 58 (0.22%) CCNA
18 56 (0.21%) AWS Certification
18 56 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 55 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1979 (7.41%) QA
2 175 (0.66%) SDET
3 173 (0.65%) SLA
4 143 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 84 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 75 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 41 (0.15%) GCP
7 41 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 24 (0.090%) SEPA
9 21 (0.079%) MiFID
10 14 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 14 (0.052%) WCAG
11 13 (0.049%) HL7
11 13 (0.049%) ISO 14001
12 11 (0.041%) ISO 8583
13 10 (0.037%) PA-DSS
14 8 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 7816
15 7 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
16 6 (0.022%) EMIR
17 5 (0.019%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1289 (4.83%) Docker
2 456 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 267 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 221 (0.83%) HDFS
5 180 (0.67%) Hyper-V
6 149 (0.56%) Apache Flume
7 114 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 107 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 83 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 77 (0.29%) vSphere
11 56 (0.21%) KVM
12 53 (0.20%) Varnish
13 48 (0.18%) Firmware
14 42 (0.16%) NFS
15 36 (0.13%) Xen
16 35 (0.13%) vCloud
17 27 (0.10%) VirtualBox
18 24 (0.090%) iptables
19 22 (0.082%) SRDF
20 21 (0.079%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1301 (4.87%) Puppet
2 920 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
3 881 (3.30%) Ansible
4 261 (0.98%) Kubernetes
5 221 (0.83%) Nagios
6 156 (0.58%) Salt
7 148 (0.55%) Kibana
8 128 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 121 (0.45%) Oozie
10 116 (0.43%) Mesos
11 105 (0.39%) logstash
12 102 (0.38%) Nmap
13 99 (0.37%) Nessus
14 94 (0.35%) Terraform
15 86 (0.32%) Control-M
16 85 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
17 79 (0.30%) Grafana
18 74 (0.28%) Graphite
19 47 (0.18%) Tivoli
20 46 (0.17%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4303 (16.11%) Oracle
2 1369 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 777 (2.91%) IBM
4 703 (2.63%) SAP
5 631 (2.36%) VMware
6 616 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 594 (2.22%) Google
8 499 (1.87%) Sybase
9 409 (1.53%) Adobe
10 382 (1.43%) TIBCO
11 346 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 291 (1.09%) HP
13 283 (1.06%) Atlassian
14 279 (1.04%) hybris
15 206 (0.77%) MuleSoft
16 188 (0.70%) Tableau
17 172 (0.64%) Splunk
18 160 (0.60%) Cisco
19 154 (0.58%) Talend
20 133 (0.50%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 23 minutes ago
London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Discretionary bonus & discounted gym
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits inc shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + £60,000 DOE + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £800000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Flexi-Working, Bonus, Free Food and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Extremely generous pension + 27 holidays
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000- £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago