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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 13684 15308 17662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 13.90% 13.80% 14.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 26.82% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11475 12817 14784
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%

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
51986 57087 63474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.80% 51.47% 52.30%
Number of salaries quoted 45017 48687 54167
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +1 12881 £55,000 +10.00% 1803
London 0 6762 £62,500 +4.16% 841
South East +1 2163 £50,000 +11.11% 291
City of London +1 1204 £62,500 +4.16% 213
East of England +3 960 £47,500 +5.55% 124
South West 0 835 £45,000 +12.50% 126
North West 0 649 £45,000 +5.88% 150
Yorkshire 0 648 £45,000 +5.88% 133
Scotland +1 511 £45,000 +4.04% 73
Manchester +4 505 £47,500 +14.45% 92
Berkshire +6 495 £50,000 -4.76% 58
Surrey +3 484 £50,000 - 70
West Midlands +2 461 £45,000 +2.85% 66
West Yorkshire +1 444 £50,000 +11.11% 105
Cambridgeshire +4 395 £45,000 +2.27% 67
Leeds 0 381 £50,000 +11.11% 85
Oxfordshire +9 367 £55,000 +37.50% 46
Glasgow +2 344 £45,000 - 41
East Midlands -2 325 £42,500 - 49
Hampshire +2 315 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Cambridge +2 309 £45,000 +2.27% 63
Hertfordshire +7 290 £50,000 - 33
Gloucestershire +5 254 £49,000 +8.88% 29
Bristol -13 212 £42,500 - 48
West Sussex 0 207 £47,500 +7.95% 18
Reading +7 204 £50,000 - 24
Oxford +11 174 £60,000 +41.17% 26
Birmingham -14 143 £45,000 - 24
Edinburgh -9 141 £45,000 +3.44% 23
Wales -6 128 £40,000 +11.11% 10

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 13356 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8319 (29.54%) SQL
3 7871 (27.95%) JavaScript
4 6501 (23.08%) Finance
5 6369 (22.61%) HTML
6 6057 (21.51%) Spring
7 6009 (21.34%) Degree
8 5689 (20.20%) Linux
9 5581 (19.82%) TDD
10 5518 (19.59%) Software Engineering
11 5256 (18.66%) Oracle
12 5099 (18.10%) C#
13 4846 (17.21%) Python
14 4840 (17.19%) Web Services
15 4790 (17.01%) Scrum
16 4699 (16.68%) CSS
17 4199 (14.91%) OO
18 4185 (14.86%) C++
19 4150 (14.74%) .NET
20 3913 (13.89%) XML
21 3841 (13.64%) Computer Science
22 3416 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
23 3311 (11.76%) Git (software)
24 3270 (11.61%) J2EE
25 3209 (11.39%) Hibernate
26 3195 (11.34%) Unix
27 2864 (10.17%) SQL Server
28 2827 (10.04%) MySQL
29 2819 (10.01%) Jenkins
30 2728 (9.69%) 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 2218 (7.88%) Tomcat
2 1512 (5.37%) Apache
3 1436 (5.10%) JBoss
4 1077 (3.82%) Apache Spark
5 1055 (3.75%) WebSphere
6 823 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
7 808 (2.87%) WebLogic
8 490 (1.74%) CMS
9 394 (1.40%) Apache Solr
10 377 (1.34%) IIS
11 368 (1.31%) Confluence
12 345 (1.22%) Apache Pig
13 307 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
14 279 (0.99%) Mule
15 273 (0.97%) SharePoint
16 244 (0.87%) SAS
17 235 (0.83%) OpenStack
18 228 (0.81%) nginx
19 226 (0.80%) GlassFish
20 194 (0.69%) Jetty
Applications
1 769 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 229 (0.81%) MS Office
3 118 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 95 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 87 (0.31%) SPSS
6 79 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 57 (0.20%) MS Project
8 46 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 33 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 30 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 26 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
12 25 (0.089%) HipChat
13 21 (0.075%) Gliffy
13 21 (0.075%) S-PLUS
14 18 (0.064%) Mathematica
15 14 (0.050%) GIMP
16 11 (0.039%) InfoPath
17 7 (0.025%) GNU Octave
18 6 (0.021%) Maple
18 6 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 195 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 98 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 94 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 81 (0.29%) Magento
5 46 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 39 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 36 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 35 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 33 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 33 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 32 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 31 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
11 31 (0.11%) BASE24
11 31 (0.11%) Eloqua
11 31 (0.11%) SAP ERP
12 26 (0.092%) Temenos T24
13 25 (0.089%) MetaTrader
14 21 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
15 20 (0.071%) Eagle PACE
15 20 (0.071%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2106 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 893 (3.17%) SaaS
3 647 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 461 (1.64%) GitHub
5 358 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 340 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
7 332 (1.18%) PaaS
8 269 (0.96%) IaaS
9 183 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 143 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 132 (0.47%) Force.com
12 102 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 98 (0.35%) Google Play
14 76 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 73 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 73 (0.26%) OpenShift
16 67 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 62 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 57 (0.20%) Heroku
19 54 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 780 (2.77%) Internet
2 770 (2.73%) HTTP
3 503 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 337 (1.20%) DNS
5 325 (1.15%) Firewall
6 219 (0.78%) SSL
7 213 (0.76%) LDAP
8 162 (0.58%) SAN
9 153 (0.54%) Network Security
10 94 (0.33%) LAN
11 93 (0.33%) Multicast
12 92 (0.33%) VPN
12 92 (0.33%) Wireless
13 91 (0.32%) WAN
14 74 (0.26%) HTTPS
15 71 (0.25%) Intranet
16 65 (0.23%) FTP
17 64 (0.23%) SSH
18 54 (0.19%) SMTP
19 51 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2864 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 2827 (10.04%) MySQL
3 2565 (9.11%) Big Data
4 2563 (9.10%) NoSQL
5 2133 (7.57%) Relational Database
6 1923 (6.83%) Hadoop
7 1840 (6.53%) MongoDB
8 1117 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
9 960 (3.41%) RDBMS
10 958 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 903 (3.21%) Oracle Database
12 613 (2.18%) Apache Hive
13 453 (1.61%) DB2
14 403 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
15 361 (1.28%) HBase
16 345 (1.22%) Redis
17 336 (1.19%) Data Mining
18 265 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 243 (0.86%) Neo4j
20 235 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3311 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2819 (10.01%) Jenkins
3 2574 (9.14%) Maven
4 2303 (8.18%) JUnit
5 2103 (7.47%) Selenium
6 1745 (6.20%) JIRA
7 1585 (5.63%) Subversion
8 1437 (5.10%) Cucumber
9 1219 (4.33%) Eclipse
10 878 (3.12%) Ant
11 810 (2.88%) Gradle
12 725 (2.57%) WebDriver
13 552 (1.96%) Mockito
14 455 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 445 (1.58%) Hudson
16 397 (1.41%) TeamCity
17 379 (1.35%) JMeter
18 362 (1.29%) SoapUI
19 349 (1.24%) TestNG
20 298 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 6501 (23.08%) Finance
2 2161 (7.67%) Banking
3 1333 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 1259 (4.47%) Retail
5 1226 (4.35%) Games
6 826 (2.93%) Marketing
7 770 (2.73%) Front Office
8 610 (2.17%) Investment Banking
9 371 (1.32%) Publishing
10 363 (1.29%) Advertising
11 333 (1.18%) Financial Institution
12 316 (1.12%) Law
13 311 (1.10%) Manufacturing
14 268 (0.95%) Electronics
15 231 (0.82%) Back Office
16 210 (0.75%) Legal
17 197 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
18 163 (0.58%) Automotive
19 150 (0.53%) Aerospace
20 144 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15361 (54.54%) Developer
2 9906 (35.17%) Java Developer
3 3255 (11.56%) Senior Developer
4 2362 (8.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 2131 (7.57%) Architect
6 2110 (7.49%) Software Engineer
7 1825 (6.48%) Java Engineer
8 1702 (6.04%) Analyst
9 1562 (5.55%) Software Developer
10 1221 (4.34%) Lead Developer
11 1060 (3.76%) Consultant
12 1049 (3.72%) Graduate
13 1000 (3.55%) Java Software Engineer
14 978 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
15 962 (3.42%) Java Software Developer
16 916 (3.25%) Junior
17 898 (3.19%) Agile Developer
18 838 (2.98%) C# Developer
19 829 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
20 775 (2.75%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6369 (22.61%) HTML
2 6057 (21.51%) Spring
3 4840 (17.19%) Web Services
4 4699 (16.68%) CSS
5 4150 (14.74%) .NET
6 3913 (13.89%) XML
7 3270 (11.61%) J2EE
8 3209 (11.39%) Hibernate
9 2728 (9.69%) REST
10 2462 (8.74%) HTML5
11 2353 (8.35%) AngularJS
12 2310 (8.20%) jQuery
13 2249 (7.99%) RESTful
14 2193 (7.79%) SOAP
15 1857 (6.59%) Java EE
16 1843 (6.54%) JSON
17 1565 (5.56%) Node.js
18 1371 (4.87%) JSP
19 1335 (4.74%) JMS
20 1171 (4.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3841 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 2223 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1372 (4.87%) Mathematics
4 1160 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 1001 (3.55%) User Experience
6 976 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
7 957 (3.40%) Algorithms
8 678 (2.41%) Fintech
9 616 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 542 (1.92%) Visualisation
11 532 (1.89%) Data Structures
12 459 (1.63%) Management Information System
13 446 (1.58%) Equities
14 403 (1.43%) Physics
15 392 (1.39%) Hedge funds
16 389 (1.38%) Derivative
17 316 (1.12%) iPad
18 265 (0.94%) Statistics
19 264 (0.94%) Fixed Income
20 257 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 5689 (20.20%) Linux
2 3195 (11.34%) Unix
3 2604 (9.25%) Windows
4 1938 (6.88%) Android
5 1337 (4.75%) Apple iOS
6 500 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 364 (1.29%) Windows Server
8 360 (1.28%) CentOS
9 284 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 257 (0.91%) Solaris
11 128 (0.45%) Mac OS X
12 122 (0.43%) AIX
13 104 (0.37%) Debian
14 96 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 84 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
16 71 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 71 (0.25%) Windows Phone
17 64 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
18 62 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
19 54 (0.19%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13356 (47.42%) Agile Software Development
2 5581 (19.82%) TDD
3 5518 (19.59%) Software Engineering
4 4790 (17.01%) Scrum
5 4199 (14.91%) OO
6 3416 (12.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2648 (9.40%) BDD
8 2605 (9.25%) Open Source
9 2310 (8.20%) SDLC
10 2195 (7.79%) E-Commerce
11 2130 (7.56%) DevOps
12 2002 (7.11%) Multithreading
13 1963 (6.97%) SOA
14 1960 (6.96%) MVC
15 1872 (6.65%) Web Development
16 1858 (6.60%) Mentoring
17 1800 (6.39%) Unit Testing
18 1550 (5.50%) OOP
19 1528 (5.43%) Analytics
20 1273 (4.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8319 (29.54%) SQL
2 7871 (27.95%) JavaScript
3 5099 (18.10%) C#
4 4846 (17.21%) Python
5 4185 (14.86%) C++
6 2408 (8.55%) PHP
7 2285 (8.11%) Scala
8 2226 (7.90%) Ruby
9 1798 (6.38%) C
10 1615 (5.73%) Perl
11 1198 (4.25%) PL/SQL
12 933 (3.31%) Bash Shell
13 792 (2.81%) Shell Script
14 723 (2.57%) Groovy
15 674 (2.39%) Objective-C
16 500 (1.78%) R
17 442 (1.57%) T-SQL
18 401 (1.42%) VB.NET
19 347 (1.23%) Clojure
20 319 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 6009 (21.34%) Degree
2 1207 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 608 (2.16%) SC Cleared
4 490 (1.74%) PhD
5 464 (1.65%) ISEB
6 429 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 427 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 157 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 134 (0.48%) CREST Certified
10 116 (0.41%) Sun Certification
11 93 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 68 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 67 (0.24%) CEH
14 62 (0.22%) CISSP
14 62 (0.22%) RHCE
15 61 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
16 59 (0.21%) HND
16 59 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 59 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
17 58 (0.21%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2555 (9.07%) QA
2 227 (0.81%) SLA
3 145 (0.51%) SDET
4 101 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 72 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 57 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 48 (0.17%) HL7
8 20 (0.071%) ISO20022
9 17 (0.060%) SEPA
10 16 (0.057%) ISO15022
11 14 (0.050%) ISO 9001
12 12 (0.043%) ISO 8583
12 12 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 7816
12 12 (0.043%) MiFID
12 12 (0.043%) WCAG
13 11 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (0.036%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 8 (0.028%) DICOM
16 7 (0.025%) COBIT
System Software
1 1044 (3.71%) Docker
2 436 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 270 (0.96%) HDFS
4 229 (0.81%) Active Directory
5 172 (0.61%) Apache Flume
6 146 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 103 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 88 (0.31%) KVM
9 86 (0.31%) Xen
10 83 (0.29%) Hyper-V
11 74 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
12 60 (0.21%) VirtualBox
13 52 (0.18%) vSphere
14 50 (0.18%) NFS
15 45 (0.16%) Squid
16 43 (0.15%) VMware ESX
17 39 (0.14%) Firmware
18 36 (0.13%) iptables
18 36 (0.13%) Snort
19 26 (0.092%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1399 (4.97%) Puppet
2 915 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
3 715 (2.54%) Ansible
4 253 (0.90%) Nagios
5 186 (0.66%) Salt
6 183 (0.65%) Kubernetes
7 160 (0.57%) Mesos
8 113 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
9 111 (0.39%) Oozie
10 101 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
11 100 (0.36%) Nessus
12 86 (0.31%) Nmap
13 80 (0.28%) Kibana
14 71 (0.25%) ZABBIX
15 70 (0.25%) Graphite
16 69 (0.24%) logstash
17 67 (0.24%) Control-M
18 61 (0.22%) HAProxy
19 49 (0.17%) CFEngine
20 44 (0.16%) Grafana
Vendors
1 5256 (18.66%) Oracle
2 1550 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 871 (3.09%) IBM
4 688 (2.44%) SAP
5 626 (2.22%) Google
6 582 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 559 (1.98%) VMware
8 393 (1.40%) Adobe
9 388 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 379 (1.35%) hybris
11 362 (1.29%) Sybase
12 358 (1.27%) TIBCO
13 296 (1.05%) HP
14 252 (0.89%) Atlassian
15 239 (0.85%) Informatica
16 176 (0.62%) ATG
17 170 (0.60%) MuleSoft
18 163 (0.58%) Cloudera
19 160 (0.57%) Apple
20 159 (0.56%) Splunk
Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £76000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum + benefits DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Michael Page International
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hove, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £500 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Great Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + pension, h/care, childcare
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent salary + excellent bonus and flexible benefits!
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 6 hours ago