The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Java Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Java Developer
Rank 733 748 777
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 164 157 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 152 140 100
Average salary £61,250 £58,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +11.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,750 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +4.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lead Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the UK.

Lead Java Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Lead Java Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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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 +20 151 £62,500 +4.16% 14
London +27 86 £70,000 +12.00% 10
South East +21 24 £65,000 +14.53% 1
Berkshire +14 17 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Yorkshire -18 13 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +2 12 £50,000 -
East of England +8 11 £49,500 +4.21% 1
Leeds +7 10 £48,750 -2.50%
City of London +9 9 £70,000 +16.66% 4
Cambridge +23 8 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £47,500 -
West Midlands -10 7 £42,500 -11.91%
Reading +3 6 £65,000 +13.04%
Maidenhead - 6 £70,000 -
North West -4 5 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Scotland +4 4 £62,375 +24.75%
Surrey +2 4 £57,500 -19.58%
South West -10 4 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Wales - 4 £37,139 - 1
Newport - 4 £37,139 - 1
South Wales - 4 £37,139 - 1
Birmingham -9 3 £47,500 -12.03%
Solihull - 3 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £60,000 -
Manchester +1 2 - - 1
Edinburgh 0 2 £44,750 +24.30%
Glasgow - 2 £80,000 -
Essex - 2 £55,000 -
Devon - 2 £45,000 - 1
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Java Developer in their job title 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 with Lead Java Developer in their job title.

1 291 (100.00%) Java
2 203 (69.76%) Spring
3 195 (67.01%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (46.74%) TDD
5 127 (43.64%) Hibernate
6 112 (38.49%) J2EE
7 93 (31.96%) OO
8 90 (30.93%) JavaScript
9 84 (28.87%) Web Services
10 83 (28.52%) Scrum
11 80 (27.49%) Maven
12 76 (26.12%) MySQL
13 75 (25.77%) Oracle
14 65 (22.34%) REST
15 64 (21.99%) Tomcat
16 56 (19.24%) HTML
17 54 (18.56%) SQL
18 51 (17.53%) MVC
19 50 (17.18%) SOAP
19 50 (17.18%) Jenkins
20 49 (16.84%) JUnit
20 49 (16.84%) Finance
20 49 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
21 48 (16.49%) BDD
22 46 (15.81%) Mentoring
23 43 (14.78%) Linux
24 42 (14.43%) Spring Security
25 41 (14.09%) JMS
25 41 (14.09%) JSP
25 41 (14.09%) XML

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead Java Developer in their job title 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 with Lead Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (21.99%) Tomcat
2 26 (8.93%) Apache Solr
3 25 (8.59%) JBoss
4 23 (7.90%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (7.56%) Apache
6 17 (5.84%) Apache Spark
7 12 (4.12%) Cloud Foundry
8 8 (2.75%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.75%) Node.js
9 6 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.06%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.72%) Confluence
11 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.69%) CMS
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.34%) Jetty
12 1 (0.34%) Liferay
12 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Summit
1 3 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.68%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.15%) SaaS
3 12 (4.12%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.69%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.69%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) IaaS
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.12%) AMQP
2 5 (1.72%) LDAP
2 5 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) VPN
3 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (26.12%) MySQL
2 36 (12.37%) Relational Database
3 35 (12.03%) NoSQL
4 28 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
5 26 (8.93%) MongoDB
6 24 (8.25%) Hadoop
7 18 (6.19%) SQL Server
8 13 (4.47%) Redis
8 13 (4.47%) Big Data
9 12 (4.12%) Riak
9 12 (4.12%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.44%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.09%) MarkLogic
12 7 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (2.06%) Hazelcast
14 5 (1.72%) Mahout
14 5 (1.72%) Triplestore
15 3 (1.03%) Jackrabbit
16 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.69%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 80 (27.49%) Maven
2 50 (17.18%) Jenkins
3 49 (16.84%) JUnit
4 36 (12.37%) Mockito
5 24 (8.25%) Selenium
6 22 (7.56%) Subversion
6 22 (7.56%) Git (software)
7 21 (7.22%) Ant
8 20 (6.87%) jMock
9 19 (6.53%) Eclipse
10 15 (5.15%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.06%) JBehave
12 5 (1.72%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.72%) CruiseControl
12 5 (1.72%) JIRA
12 5 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.72%) EasyMock
13 2 (0.69%) WebLogic Workshop
13 2 (0.69%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.69%) Gradle
General
1 49 (16.84%) Finance
2 18 (6.19%) Back Office
3 16 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 15 (5.15%) Games
5 12 (4.12%) Front Office
6 9 (3.09%) Marketing
7 8 (2.75%) Banking
8 7 (2.41%) Retail
9 6 (2.06%) Investment Banking
9 6 (2.06%) Advertising
9 6 (2.06%) Legal
10 4 (1.37%) Law
11 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.03%) Electronics
11 3 (1.03%) Publishing
12 2 (0.69%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.34%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (69.76%) Spring
2 127 (43.64%) Hibernate
3 112 (38.49%) J2EE
4 84 (28.87%) Web Services
5 65 (22.34%) REST
6 56 (19.24%) HTML
7 50 (17.18%) SOAP
8 42 (14.43%) Spring Security
9 41 (14.09%) XML
9 41 (14.09%) JSP
9 41 (14.09%) JMS
10 40 (13.75%) CSS
11 39 (13.40%) Spring MVC
12 37 (12.71%) Java EE
13 32 (11.00%) Servlets
14 27 (9.28%) jQuery
15 26 (8.93%) RESTful
16 23 (7.90%) ActiveMQ
17 20 (6.87%) Grails
17 20 (6.87%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.97%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.12%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (3.44%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.09%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.72%) Social Gaming
7 5 (1.72%) SWIFT
7 5 (1.72%) Equities
7 5 (1.72%) User Experience
7 5 (1.72%) FMCG
8 4 (1.37%) Derivative
8 4 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.37%) PMI
9 3 (1.03%) DTV
9 3 (1.03%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.69%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.78%) Linux
2 41 (14.09%) UNIX
3 21 (7.22%) Windows
4 11 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.06%) Android
6 4 (1.37%) CentOS
7 3 (1.03%) Fedora
8 1 (0.34%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (67.01%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (46.74%) TDD
3 93 (31.96%) OO
4 83 (28.52%) Scrum
5 51 (17.53%) MVC
6 49 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (16.49%) BDD
8 46 (15.81%) Mentoring
9 40 (13.75%) E-Commerce
10 39 (13.40%) Software Engineering
11 35 (12.03%) Unit Testing
12 23 (7.90%) Multithreading
12 23 (7.90%) Open Source
13 22 (7.56%) Build Automation
14 21 (7.22%) Kanban
14 21 (7.22%) UML
15 19 (6.53%) SOA
16 18 (6.19%) OOD
17 17 (5.84%) Waterfall
17 17 (5.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 291 (100.00%) Java
2 90 (30.93%) JavaScript
3 54 (18.56%) SQL
4 32 (11.00%) Scala
5 22 (7.56%) Python
6 17 (5.84%) Groovy
7 16 (5.50%) Ruby
8 13 (4.47%) C#
8 13 (4.47%) Go
9 12 (4.12%) Clojure
9 12 (4.12%) Erlang
10 10 (3.44%) PHP
11 7 (2.41%) XQuery
11 7 (2.41%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.06%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.72%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.37%) C++
15 3 (1.03%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (4.12%) Degree
2 7 (2.41%) OCP
2 7 (2.41%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.37%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.03%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (4.47%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.34%) KVM
3 1 (0.34%) LXC
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (4.47%) Puppet
1 13 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (4.12%) Mesos
3 6 (2.06%) Nagios
4 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.34%) Ansible
4 1 (0.34%) Salt
4 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 75 (25.77%) Oracle
2 15 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.78%) IBM
4 10 (3.44%) Red Hat
4 10 (3.44%) Google
4 10 (3.44%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.06%) Splunk
6 4 (1.37%) Facebook
7 3 (1.03%) SAP
8 2 (0.69%) Sybase
8 2 (0.69%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.69%) ATG
8 2 (0.69%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.69%) Informatica
9 1 (0.34%) hybris
9 1 (0.34%) Sun
9 1 (0.34%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.34%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.34%) Perforce
9 1 (0.34%) VMware
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