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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Java Developer
Rank 787 808 786
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 110 124 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 105 100
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £47,500 £44,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £79,200 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +28 100 £56,250 +2.27% 15
London +26 45 £65,000 +8.33% 9
South East +21 28 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Berkshire +18 18 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Reading +12 14 £67,500 +17.39%
Cambridge +29 13 £52,500 +10.52%
East of England +29 13 £52,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +21 13 £52,500 +10.52%
City of London +40 10 £65,000 +26.21% 2
Scotland +14 8 £44,750 -10.50%
Edinburgh +23 5 £44,750 +11.87%
Oxfordshire +13 4 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Bristol - 4 £55,000 -
Oxford - 4 £52,500 - 1
South West - 4 £55,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £38,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £41,950 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £41,950 -
Surrey +27 2 £57,500 +9.52%
West Yorkshire +17 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Leeds +10 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Glasgow +10 2 £75,000 +36.36%
North West +1 2 £46,000 -16.36% 1
West Midlands -1 2 £40,750 -25.90% 1
Yorkshire -1 2 £46,250 -7.50%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £38,000 -
Slough - 2 £62,500 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £38,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £70,000 -
Manchester +1 1 - - 1

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Java
2 146 (66.36%) Spring
3 131 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (49.09%) Hibernate
5 89 (40.45%) J2EE
6 73 (33.18%) OO
7 72 (32.73%) TDD
8 65 (29.55%) Oracle
9 64 (29.09%) MySQL
10 59 (26.82%) JavaScript
11 58 (26.36%) Web Services
12 55 (25.00%) Scrum
13 48 (21.82%) Tomcat
14 46 (20.91%) SQL
15 45 (20.45%) Finance
16 43 (19.55%) Linux
17 41 (18.64%) Maven
18 38 (17.27%) MVC
19 36 (16.36%) HTML
20 34 (15.45%) REST
21 32 (14.55%) UNIX
21 32 (14.55%) JMS
21 32 (14.55%) Software Engineering
22 31 (14.09%) Spring MVC
22 31 (14.09%) jQuery
22 31 (14.09%) SOAP
23 30 (13.64%) XML
23 30 (13.64%) BDD
24 29 (13.18%) E-Commerce
25 28 (12.73%) Microsoft

Lead Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 48 (21.82%) Tomcat
2 24 (10.91%) JBoss
3 17 (7.73%) Apache
4 14 (6.36%) WebLogic
5 11 (5.00%) Apache Solr
6 9 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (4.09%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.27%) Confluence
7 5 (2.27%) Node.js
8 4 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.45%) Liferay
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.55%) SaaS
3 4 (1.82%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.91%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.27%) LDAP
2 4 (1.82%) AMQP
3 2 (0.91%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.91%) Internet
3 2 (0.91%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (29.09%) MySQL
2 17 (7.73%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.91%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (5.91%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.45%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.27%) MarkLogic
7 5 (2.27%) Mahout
7 5 (2.27%) Big Data
7 5 (2.27%) Redis
7 5 (2.27%) Triplestore
8 4 (1.82%) Riak
9 3 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.91%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 41 (18.64%) Maven
2 26 (11.82%) Jenkins
3 24 (10.91%) JUnit
4 20 (9.09%) Mockito
5 14 (6.36%) Selenium
6 13 (5.91%) jMock
7 12 (5.45%) Git (software)
7 12 (5.45%) Subversion
8 9 (4.09%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.18%) Ant
9 7 (3.18%) JBehave
9 7 (3.18%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.27%) JIRA
10 5 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.91%) EasyMock
11 2 (0.91%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.45%) Grunt
12 1 (0.45%) Redmine
General
1 45 (20.45%) Finance
2 14 (6.36%) Retail
3 12 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.55%) Marketing
5 9 (4.09%) Front Office
5 9 (4.09%) Back Office
6 8 (3.64%) Advertising
7 4 (1.82%) Electronics
7 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.36%) Banking
8 3 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.36%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.91%) Law
9 2 (0.91%) Legal
9 2 (0.91%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (66.36%) Spring
2 108 (49.09%) Hibernate
3 89 (40.45%) J2EE
4 58 (26.36%) Web Services
5 36 (16.36%) HTML
6 34 (15.45%) REST
7 32 (14.55%) JMS
8 31 (14.09%) Spring MVC
8 31 (14.09%) jQuery
8 31 (14.09%) SOAP
9 30 (13.64%) XML
10 27 (12.27%) Spring Security
11 25 (11.36%) CSS
12 22 (10.00%) Java EE
13 19 (8.64%) RESTful
13 19 (8.64%) Servlets
14 18 (8.18%) GWT
15 17 (7.73%) JSP
16 14 (6.36%) JSON
17 12 (5.45%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.64%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.18%) N-Tier
3 7 (3.18%) SWIFT
3 7 (3.18%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.18%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (2.27%) FMCG
5 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.82%) DTV
6 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.36%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.91%) User Experience
7 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.91%) Derivative
7 2 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.91%) PMI
7 2 (0.91%) GIS
8 1 (0.45%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 43 (19.55%) Linux
2 32 (14.55%) UNIX
3 16 (7.27%) Windows
4 7 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.27%) CentOS
6 4 (1.82%) Fedora
7 3 (1.36%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (59.55%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (33.18%) OO
3 72 (32.73%) TDD
4 55 (25.00%) Scrum
5 38 (17.27%) MVC
6 32 (14.55%) Software Engineering
7 30 (13.64%) BDD
8 29 (13.18%) E-Commerce
9 27 (12.27%) Mentoring
10 25 (11.36%) Unit Testing
11 24 (10.91%) OOD
11 24 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (7.73%) Waterfall
13 16 (7.27%) Low Latency
13 16 (7.27%) SDLC
14 15 (6.82%) Open Source
14 15 (6.82%) Multithreading
15 13 (5.91%) Web Development
16 12 (5.45%) UML
17 11 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 220 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (26.82%) JavaScript
3 46 (20.91%) SQL
4 17 (7.73%) Scala
5 15 (6.82%) C#
6 11 (5.00%) Python
7 10 (4.55%) Ruby
8 9 (4.09%) PHP
9 7 (3.18%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.73%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.27%) C++
11 5 (2.27%) Groovy
11 5 (2.27%) Go
12 4 (1.82%) Erlang
12 4 (1.82%) PHP5
12 4 (1.82%) Clojure
12 4 (1.82%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.36%) XQuery
14 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) OCP
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.91%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.45%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.45%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.27%) Puppet
1 5 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.82%) Mesos
3 3 (1.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.45%) Salt
4 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 65 (29.55%) Oracle
2 28 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.64%) Google
4 8 (3.64%) IBM
5 6 (2.73%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.82%) SAP
7 3 (1.36%) Splunk
8 2 (0.91%) hybris
8 2 (0.91%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.91%) Informatica
8 2 (0.91%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.45%) Sybase
9 1 (0.45%) Sun
9 1 (0.45%) OpenText
9 1 (0.45%) VMware
9 1 (0.45%) Endeca
9 1 (0.45%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.45%) Facebook
9 1 (0.45%) Rackspace
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