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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 13 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Java 13279 15465 15079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.13% 14.22% 13.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.92% 27.60% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11073 12955 12410
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%

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
49320 56028 57750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.47% 51.50% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42425 48069 48442
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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 £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 12447 £55,000 +4.76% 1759
London 0 6268 £65,000 +8.33% 885
South East 0 2033 £50,000 +11.11% 217
City of London +1 1094 £62,500 - 212
South West -1 900 £45,000 +5.88% 90
East of England +2 897 £50,000 +11.11% 171
North West -3 699 £45,000 +5.88% 140
Yorkshire +1 639 £45,000 - 109
Berkshire +3 503 £50,000 -4.76% 31
West Midlands 0 484 £42,500 - 56
Manchester +1 476 £45,500 +7.05% 97
Surrey +8 465 £50,000 - 52
Scotland +1 458 £45,000 +5.88% 71
West Yorkshire 0 416 £45,000 -5.26% 67
East Midlands -3 364 £45,000 +12.50% 51
Cambridgeshire 0 347 £45,000 - 86
Leeds -1 343 £47,500 - 54
Hampshire +1 307 £45,000 - 45
Hertfordshire +6 305 £55,000 +4.76% 59
Cambridge +4 290 £43,000 +1.17% 68
Bristol -8 270 £47,500 - 29
Oxfordshire +3 251 £50,000 +25.00% 43
Glasgow +1 249 £47,250 +5.00% 33
Gloucestershire +1 236 £50,000 +17.64% 26
Birmingham -8 204 £42,765 -4.96% 26
Wales -6 184 £40,000 +6.66% 30
Nottinghamshire 0 181 £50,000 +29.87% 22
Reading +2 177 £50,000 - 13
Edinburgh +2 172 £45,000 +10.42% 29
South Wales -3 170 £40,500 +8.00% 23

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12814 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7780 (28.97%) SQL
3 7315 (27.23%) JavaScript
4 6288 (23.41%) Finance
5 5986 (22.29%) HTML
6 5458 (20.32%) Spring
7 5301 (19.74%) Linux
8 5240 (19.51%) Python
9 5189 (19.32%) Software Engineering
10 5166 (19.23%) TDD
11 5081 (18.92%) Degree
12 4933 (18.37%) C#
13 4751 (17.69%) Scrum
14 4593 (17.10%) Oracle
15 4367 (16.26%) Web Services
16 4240 (15.79%) CSS
17 3917 (14.58%) C++
18 3909 (14.55%) OO
19 3818 (14.21%) .NET
20 3355 (12.49%) Computer Science
21 3188 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
22 3165 (11.78%) XML
23 3146 (11.71%) Git (software)
24 2873 (10.70%) Hibernate
25 2868 (10.68%) Unix
26 2855 (10.63%) Jenkins
27 2847 (10.60%) J2EE
28 2750 (10.24%) REST
29 2699 (10.05%) NoSQL
30 2656 (9.89%) BDD

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 1903 (7.09%) Tomcat
2 1394 (5.19%) JBoss
3 1388 (5.17%) Apache
4 1038 (3.86%) Apache Spark
5 1011 (3.76%) WebSphere
6 861 (3.21%) WebLogic
7 855 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
8 475 (1.77%) CMS
9 384 (1.43%) IIS
10 381 (1.42%) Confluence
11 370 (1.38%) Apache Solr
12 359 (1.34%) Apache Pig
13 274 (1.02%) SharePoint
14 256 (0.95%) Jetty
14 256 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
15 252 (0.94%) Mule
16 235 (0.87%) nginx
17 212 (0.79%) SAS
18 208 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 169 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 626 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 203 (0.76%) MS Office
3 116 (0.43%) SPSS
4 77 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 55 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 54 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 51 (0.19%) MS Project
8 27 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 25 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 16 (0.060%) FrameMaker
11 16 (0.060%) GNU Octave
12 15 (0.056%) HipChat
12 15 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.030%) Mathematica
14 6 (0.022%) Gephi
14 6 (0.022%) Gliffy
14 6 (0.022%) Simulink
15 5 (0.019%) Siemens NX
16 4 (0.015%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 191 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 122 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 114 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
4 83 (0.31%) Magento
5 41 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 39 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 37 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 36 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
9 34 (0.13%) SAP CRM
10 32 (0.12%) SAP MII
11 30 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 30 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
12 28 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
13 27 (0.10%) BASE24
14 25 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
14 25 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
15 23 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
15 23 (0.086%) Oracle EBS R12
15 23 (0.086%) SAP HR
16 22 (0.082%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2328 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
2 855 (3.18%) SaaS
3 691 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 501 (1.87%) GitHub
5 367 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 353 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 331 (1.23%) PaaS
8 239 (0.89%) IaaS
9 193 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
10 189 (0.70%) Amazon S3
11 97 (0.36%) Force.com
12 90 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 88 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 76 (0.28%) Google Play
15 68 (0.25%) Heroku
16 62 (0.23%) OpenShift
17 55 (0.20%) Office 365
18 50 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 48 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 43 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 799 (2.97%) Internet
2 708 (2.64%) HTTP
3 460 (1.71%) TCP/IP
4 293 (1.09%) DNS
5 265 (0.99%) Firewall
6 204 (0.76%) SSL
7 203 (0.76%) LDAP
8 194 (0.72%) Network Security
9 102 (0.38%) Multicast
10 92 (0.34%) SAN
11 86 (0.32%) Wireshark
12 85 (0.32%) VPN
12 85 (0.32%) Wireless
13 84 (0.31%) SMTP
14 78 (0.29%) FTP
15 77 (0.29%) Intranet
16 71 (0.26%) HTTPS
17 65 (0.24%) WAN
18 62 (0.23%) LAN
19 60 (0.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2699 (10.05%) NoSQL
2 2523 (9.39%) MySQL
3 2428 (9.04%) Big Data
4 2287 (8.51%) SQL Server
5 1998 (7.44%) MongoDB
6 1875 (6.98%) Relational Database
7 1761 (6.56%) Hadoop
8 1048 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 946 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
10 877 (3.27%) RDBMS
11 852 (3.17%) Oracle Database
12 544 (2.03%) Apache Hive
13 400 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 379 (1.41%) DB2
15 364 (1.36%) HBase
16 349 (1.30%) Redis
17 279 (1.04%) Neo4j
18 273 (1.02%) Data Mining
19 202 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
20 188 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3146 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 2855 (10.63%) Jenkins
3 2298 (8.56%) Maven
4 2024 (7.54%) Selenium
5 1945 (7.24%) JUnit
6 1642 (6.11%) JIRA
7 1418 (5.28%) Subversion
8 1398 (5.20%) Cucumber
9 928 (3.46%) Eclipse
10 829 (3.09%) Gradle
11 802 (2.99%) Ant
12 656 (2.44%) WebDriver
13 561 (2.09%) Mockito
14 488 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 427 (1.59%) JMeter
16 407 (1.52%) TeamCity
17 362 (1.35%) TestNG
18 356 (1.33%) SoapUI
19 332 (1.24%) Visual Studio
20 298 (1.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 6288 (23.41%) Finance
2 2332 (8.68%) Banking
3 1295 (4.82%) Retail
4 1290 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 1051 (3.91%) Games
6 782 (2.91%) Marketing
7 661 (2.46%) Front Office
8 620 (2.31%) Investment Banking
9 427 (1.59%) Advertising
10 404 (1.50%) Publishing
11 333 (1.24%) Manufacturing
12 317 (1.18%) Financial Institution
13 293 (1.09%) Law
14 279 (1.04%) Back Office
15 226 (0.84%) Electronics
16 193 (0.72%) Legal
17 169 (0.63%) Automotive
18 165 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 141 (0.52%) Aerospace
20 115 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14403 (53.62%) Developer
2 9320 (34.70%) Java Developer
3 3236 (12.05%) Senior Developer
4 2405 (8.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 2188 (8.15%) Architect
6 2086 (7.77%) Software Engineer
7 1748 (6.51%) Java Engineer
8 1541 (5.74%) Analyst
9 1488 (5.54%) Software Developer
10 1020 (3.80%) Lead Developer
11 1011 (3.76%) Graduate
12 994 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
13 976 (3.63%) Consultant
14 957 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
15 870 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
16 843 (3.14%) Junior
17 773 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
18 765 (2.85%) Agile Developer
19 722 (2.69%) Tester
20 694 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5986 (22.29%) HTML
2 5458 (20.32%) Spring
3 4367 (16.26%) Web Services
4 4240 (15.79%) CSS
5 3818 (14.21%) .NET
6 3165 (11.78%) XML
7 2873 (10.70%) Hibernate
8 2847 (10.60%) J2EE
9 2750 (10.24%) REST
10 2521 (9.39%) AngularJS
11 2315 (8.62%) HTML5
12 2035 (7.58%) SOAP
13 2024 (7.54%) RESTful
14 1980 (7.37%) jQuery
15 1678 (6.25%) Node.js
16 1590 (5.92%) Java EE
17 1584 (5.90%) JSON
18 1254 (4.67%) JMS
19 1069 (3.98%) JSP
20 1011 (3.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3355 (12.49%) Computer Science
2 2011 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1088 (4.05%) Mathematics
4 1048 (3.90%) Mobile App
5 985 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 912 (3.40%) User Experience
7 909 (3.38%) Algorithms
8 737 (2.74%) Fintech
9 552 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 523 (1.95%) Data Structures
11 468 (1.74%) Derivative
12 457 (1.70%) Equities
13 447 (1.66%) Visualisation
14 381 (1.42%) Management Information System
15 366 (1.36%) Physics
16 298 (1.11%) Hedge funds
17 283 (1.05%) Artificial Intelligence
18 281 (1.05%) Fixed Income
19 280 (1.04%) iPad
20 255 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5301 (19.74%) Linux
2 2868 (10.68%) Unix
3 2284 (8.50%) Windows
4 1603 (5.97%) Android
5 1034 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 394 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 337 (1.25%) CentOS
8 297 (1.11%) Windows Server
9 254 (0.95%) Solaris
10 221 (0.82%) Ubuntu
11 93 (0.35%) AIX
12 81 (0.30%) Debian
13 71 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 70 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
15 66 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 56 (0.21%) VxWorks
16 56 (0.21%) Windows Phone
16 56 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 55 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 49 (0.18%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 12814 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5189 (19.32%) Software Engineering
3 5166 (19.23%) TDD
4 4751 (17.69%) Scrum
5 3909 (14.55%) OO
6 3188 (11.87%) Continuous Integration
7 2656 (9.89%) BDD
8 2488 (9.26%) Open Source
9 2354 (8.76%) DevOps
10 2285 (8.51%) SDLC
11 1970 (7.33%) MVC
12 1933 (7.20%) E-Commerce
13 1866 (6.95%) Multithreading
14 1810 (6.74%) Web Development
15 1793 (6.68%) Mentoring
16 1771 (6.59%) SOA
17 1559 (5.80%) OOP
18 1510 (5.62%) Unit Testing
19 1423 (5.30%) Analytics
20 1329 (4.95%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 7780 (28.97%) SQL
2 7315 (27.23%) JavaScript
3 5240 (19.51%) Python
4 4933 (18.37%) C#
5 3917 (14.58%) C++
6 2564 (9.55%) Scala
7 2279 (8.49%) PHP
8 2151 (8.01%) Ruby
9 1741 (6.48%) C
10 1661 (6.18%) Perl
11 1083 (4.03%) PL/SQL
12 983 (3.66%) Bash Shell
13 811 (3.02%) Groovy
14 744 (2.77%) Shell Script
15 553 (2.06%) Objective-C
16 410 (1.53%) R
17 392 (1.46%) VB.NET
18 373 (1.39%) PowerShell
19 369 (1.37%) T-SQL
20 363 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5081 (18.92%) Degree
2 1250 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 582 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 444 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 436 (1.62%) ISEB
6 435 (1.62%) DV Cleared
7 422 (1.57%) PhD
8 156 (0.58%) CREST Certified
9 154 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 106 (0.39%) CISSP
11 103 (0.38%) CEH
12 91 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 81 (0.30%) OSCP
14 73 (0.27%) Sun Certification
15 71 (0.26%) GIAC
16 65 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 62 (0.23%) PMP
18 60 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
19 53 (0.20%) SANS
20 52 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2226 (8.29%) QA
2 204 (0.76%) SLA
3 154 (0.57%) SDET
4 113 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 79 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 67 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 33 (0.12%) GCP
8 32 (0.12%) SEPA
9 24 (0.089%) ISO 9001
10 22 (0.082%) WCAG
11 16 (0.060%) HL7
11 16 (0.060%) ISO 8583
11 16 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 14 (0.052%) MiFID
13 12 (0.045%) ISO 14001
13 12 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 7816
14 10 (0.037%) PA-DSS
15 9 (0.034%) Section 508
16 7 (0.026%) ISO20022
17 5 (0.019%) ISO15022
System Software
1 1225 (4.56%) Docker
2 421 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 244 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 218 (0.81%) HDFS
5 162 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 140 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 129 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 88 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 65 (0.24%) vSphere
10 53 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
11 42 (0.16%) KVM
12 37 (0.14%) VirtualBox
13 36 (0.13%) VMware ESX
14 35 (0.13%) Firmware
15 30 (0.11%) Xen
16 27 (0.10%) LXC
16 27 (0.10%) NFS
17 25 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
18 23 (0.086%) iptables
19 22 (0.082%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1314 (4.89%) Puppet
2 918 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
3 842 (3.13%) Ansible
4 255 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 234 (0.87%) Nagios
6 160 (0.60%) Salt
7 159 (0.59%) Mesos
8 142 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 123 (0.46%) Nessus
10 111 (0.41%) Nmap
10 111 (0.41%) Oozie
11 101 (0.38%) Kibana
12 98 (0.36%) Control-M
13 89 (0.33%) Terraform
14 84 (0.31%) Graphite
15 78 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
16 77 (0.29%) logstash
17 67 (0.25%) Grafana
18 55 (0.20%) HAProxy
19 51 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4593 (17.10%) Oracle
2 1428 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 773 (2.88%) IBM
4 698 (2.60%) SAP
5 606 (2.26%) Red Hat
6 579 (2.16%) VMware
7 576 (2.14%) Google
8 468 (1.74%) Sybase
9 376 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 370 (1.38%) Adobe
11 335 (1.25%) TIBCO
12 328 (1.22%) HP
13 273 (1.02%) hybris
14 268 (1.00%) Atlassian
15 212 (0.79%) MuleSoft
16 195 (0.73%) Tableau
17 167 (0.62%) Informatica
18 155 (0.58%) Splunk
19 148 (0.55%) Sun
20 145 (0.54%) Talend
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive package
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Salary: £60,000 DOE + benefits
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Salary: up to £80k + benefits and bonuses
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Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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