The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 12520 13792 13832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.48% 14.14% 13.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.93% 27.13% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10464 11740 11688
Median salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 44830 50838 52992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 55.44% 52.14% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 38557 44368 45448
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Java as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in England

Java
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java in England.

Salary trend for Java in England

Java
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in England

Java
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 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
London -1 5959 £65,000 +8.33% 923
South East +1 1895 £47,500 - 254
South West +6 1034 £45,000 - 114
East of England +5 1003 £47,000 +3.29% 129
Yorkshire 0 906 £49,000 +8.88% 142
North West 0 831 £47,500 +11.76% 119
West Midlands -3 427 £45,000 - 51
East Midlands +5 355 £42,500 +6.25% 42
North East +12 92 £37,500 -16.66% 27
Midlands +9 1 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Java.

1 12181 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7244 (29.79%) JavaScript
3 7032 (28.91%) SQL
4 5576 (22.93%) Finance
5 5336 (21.94%) HTML
6 5171 (21.26%) Spring
7 5033 (20.69%) Linux
8 5006 (20.58%) TDD
9 4850 (19.94%) Python
10 4759 (19.57%) Software Engineering
11 4539 (18.66%) C#
12 4298 (17.67%) Degree
13 4215 (17.33%) Scrum
14 4035 (16.59%) CSS
15 3651 (15.01%) OO
16 3609 (14.84%) Web Services
17 3548 (14.59%) Oracle
18 3534 (14.53%) C++
19 3316 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
20 3310 (13.61%) .NET
21 3170 (13.03%) Computer Science
22 3056 (12.57%) XML
23 3020 (12.42%) Git (software)
24 2851 (11.72%) AngularJS
25 2683 (11.03%) Hibernate
26 2633 (10.83%) BDD
27 2613 (10.74%) Jenkins
28 2569 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
29 2534 (10.42%) DevOps
30 2531 (10.41%) NoSQL

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1711 (7.04%) Tomcat
2 1213 (4.99%) JBoss
3 1189 (4.89%) Apache
4 1092 (4.49%) Apache Spark
5 894 (3.68%) WebSphere
6 726 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
7 672 (2.76%) WebLogic
8 444 (1.83%) Confluence
9 398 (1.64%) CMS
10 377 (1.55%) IIS
10 377 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 375 (1.54%) Apache Solr
12 257 (1.06%) Jetty
13 254 (1.04%) OpenStack
14 248 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 247 (1.02%) Apache Pig
16 234 (0.96%) Mule
17 194 (0.80%) nginx
18 160 (0.66%) Mule ESB
19 155 (0.64%) GlassFish
Applications
1 175 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 131 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 45 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 45 (0.19%) SPSS
5 37 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (0.049%) InVision
8 12 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.037%) Simulink
10 7 (0.029%) FrameMaker
11 5 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.021%) Weka
12 3 (0.012%) SPSS Modeler
13 2 (0.008%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.008%) EngageOne
13 2 (0.008%) HipChat
13 2 (0.008%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.008%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 203 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 89 (0.37%) Magento
3 85 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 61 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 54 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 54 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 48 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 42 (0.17%) Maximo
8 37 (0.15%) Aligne
9 32 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 31 (0.13%) NetSuite
11 24 (0.099%) RMDS
12 23 (0.095%) Oracle EBS R12
13 22 (0.090%) Adobe Campaign
13 22 (0.090%) BusinessWorks
14 21 (0.086%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 21 (0.086%) Markit EDM
15 20 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
15 20 (0.082%) ION MarketView
16 18 (0.074%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2569 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 996 (4.10%) SaaS
3 788 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 562 (2.31%) GitHub
5 273 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
6 255 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 239 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
8 234 (0.96%) PaaS
9 196 (0.81%) IaaS
10 124 (0.51%) Amazon S3
11 109 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 84 (0.35%) Google Analytics
13 81 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
14 71 (0.29%) Google Play
15 68 (0.28%) OpenShift
16 67 (0.28%) Force.com
17 60 (0.25%) Office 365
18 55 (0.23%) Slack
18 55 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 54 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 749 (3.08%) HTTP
2 561 (2.31%) Internet
3 395 (1.62%) TCP/IP
4 302 (1.24%) Firewall
5 215 (0.88%) DNS
6 190 (0.78%) LDAP
7 165 (0.68%) SSL
8 130 (0.53%) FTP
9 108 (0.44%) LAN
10 98 (0.40%) SAN
11 93 (0.38%) Network Security
12 84 (0.35%) WAN
13 82 (0.34%) Ethernet
14 65 (0.27%) Wireless
15 63 (0.26%) DHCP
16 61 (0.25%) Kerberos
17 58 (0.24%) iSCSI
17 58 (0.24%) VPN
18 56 (0.23%) Wireshark
19 55 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2531 (10.41%) NoSQL
2 2238 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 2233 (9.18%) MySQL
4 2151 (8.84%) Big Data
5 1621 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 1556 (6.40%) Relational Database
7 1509 (6.20%) Hadoop
8 895 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 870 (3.58%) PostgreSQL
10 651 (2.68%) RDBMS
11 552 (2.27%) Oracle Database
12 461 (1.90%) Redis
13 411 (1.69%) Apache Hive
14 370 (1.52%) HBase
15 320 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
16 260 (1.07%) DB2
17 224 (0.92%) Neo4j
18 218 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 212 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 170 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3020 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 2613 (10.74%) Jenkins
3 2344 (9.64%) Selenium
4 2194 (9.02%) Maven
5 1821 (7.49%) JUnit
6 1521 (6.25%) JIRA
7 1288 (5.30%) Cucumber
8 1284 (5.28%) Subversion
9 790 (3.25%) WebDriver
10 748 (3.08%) Eclipse
11 659 (2.71%) Gradle
12 656 (2.70%) Ant
13 586 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 452 (1.86%) Mockito
15 424 (1.74%) JMeter
16 346 (1.42%) IntelliJ
17 340 (1.40%) Visual Studio
18 313 (1.29%) TeamCity
19 311 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
20 310 (1.27%) SoapUI
General
1 5576 (22.93%) Finance
2 2429 (9.99%) Banking
3 1169 (4.81%) Retail
4 990 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 821 (3.38%) Games
6 714 (2.94%) Marketing
7 670 (2.75%) Investment Banking
8 619 (2.55%) Advertising
9 558 (2.29%) Front Office
10 380 (1.56%) Manufacturing
11 367 (1.51%) Electronics
12 326 (1.34%) Publishing
13 230 (0.95%) Financial Institution
14 225 (0.93%) Legal
15 221 (0.91%) Back Office
16 128 (0.53%) Automotive
17 109 (0.45%) Military
18 77 (0.32%) Law
19 73 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
20 72 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13137 (54.02%) Developer
2 8343 (34.31%) Java Developer
3 2829 (11.63%) Senior Developer
4 2227 (9.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 2112 (8.68%) Software Engineer
6 1764 (7.25%) Java Engineer
7 1673 (6.88%) Architect
8 1475 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 1116 (4.59%) Analyst
10 899 (3.70%) Graduate
11 896 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
12 830 (3.41%) Junior
13 804 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 788 (3.24%) Consultant
15 772 (3.17%) Lead Developer
16 712 (2.93%) C# Developer
17 700 (2.88%) Java Software Developer
18 688 (2.83%) DevOps Engineer
19 684 (2.81%) Tester
20 644 (2.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5336 (21.94%) HTML
2 5171 (21.26%) Spring
3 4035 (16.59%) CSS
4 3609 (14.84%) Web Services
5 3310 (13.61%) .NET
6 3056 (12.57%) XML
7 2851 (11.72%) AngularJS
8 2683 (11.03%) Hibernate
9 2477 (10.19%) J2EE
10 2466 (10.14%) REST
11 1865 (7.67%) RESTful
12 1812 (7.45%) Node.js
13 1718 (7.06%) HTML5
14 1703 (7.00%) SOAP
15 1433 (5.89%) jQuery
16 1268 (5.21%) JSON
17 1234 (5.07%) Java EE
18 1184 (4.87%) React
19 1081 (4.44%) JMS
20 766 (3.15%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3170 (13.03%) Computer Science
2 1584 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
3 1333 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 992 (4.08%) Algorithms
5 984 (4.05%) Fintech
6 950 (3.91%) Mobile App
7 916 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
8 795 (3.27%) User Experience
9 545 (2.24%) Data Structures
10 483 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 344 (1.41%) Derivative
12 304 (1.25%) Management Information System
13 302 (1.24%) Client/Server
14 298 (1.23%) Equities
15 253 (1.04%) Hedge funds
16 250 (1.03%) iPad
17 238 (0.98%) Fixed Income
18 195 (0.80%) Data Centre
19 192 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
20 170 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5033 (20.69%) Linux
2 2233 (9.18%) Unix
3 2081 (8.56%) Windows
4 1404 (5.77%) Android
5 973 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 359 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 318 (1.31%) CentOS
8 286 (1.18%) Windows Server
9 186 (0.76%) Solaris
10 160 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 119 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 104 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 88 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 67 (0.28%) Debian
15 66 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
15 66 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
16 62 (0.25%) AIX
17 61 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
18 41 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 37 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12181 (50.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5006 (20.58%) TDD
3 4759 (19.57%) Software Engineering
4 4215 (17.33%) Scrum
5 3651 (15.01%) OO
6 3316 (13.63%) Continuous Integration
7 2633 (10.83%) BDD
8 2534 (10.42%) DevOps
9 2228 (9.16%) SDLC
10 2025 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 1874 (7.71%) Open Source
12 1841 (7.57%) MVC
13 1707 (7.02%) Microservices
14 1633 (6.71%) SOA
15 1617 (6.65%) Web Development
16 1577 (6.48%) Multithreading
17 1521 (6.25%) Mentoring
18 1381 (5.68%) Unit Testing
19 1375 (5.65%) Test Automation
20 1354 (5.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7244 (29.79%) JavaScript
2 7032 (28.91%) SQL
3 4850 (19.94%) Python
4 4539 (18.66%) C#
5 3534 (14.53%) C++
6 2104 (8.65%) Scala
7 1852 (7.62%) PHP
8 1828 (7.52%) Ruby
9 1530 (6.29%) C
10 1215 (5.00%) Perl
11 932 (3.83%) Bash Shell
12 737 (3.03%) PL/SQL
13 664 (2.73%) Groovy
14 605 (2.49%) Go
15 603 (2.48%) Shell Script
16 452 (1.86%) Objective-C
17 380 (1.56%) T-SQL
18 373 (1.53%) PowerShell
19 355 (1.46%) R
20 242 (1.00%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4298 (17.67%) Degree
2 980 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 435 (1.79%) ISTQB
4 421 (1.73%) PhD
5 404 (1.66%) SC Cleared
6 374 (1.54%) ISEB
7 353 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 132 (0.54%) CISSP
9 131 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 59 (0.24%) CEH
11 54 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 52 (0.21%) GCIA
13 48 (0.20%) Sun Certification
14 45 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 42 (0.17%) CCNA
15 42 (0.17%) CREST Certified
15 42 (0.17%) GIAC
16 39 (0.16%) CISA
16 39 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1989 (8.18%) QA
2 218 (0.90%) SDET
3 135 (0.56%) SLA
4 95 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 81 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 54 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 42 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 40 (0.16%) MiFID
9 29 (0.12%) PMO
10 20 (0.082%) GCP
11 16 (0.066%) ISO 14001
12 13 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.049%) EMIR
14 11 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
15 10 (0.041%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 7 (0.029%) WCAG
17 6 (0.025%) Def Stans
17 6 (0.025%) ISO 8583
17 6 (0.025%) MISRA
17 6 (0.025%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1330 (5.47%) Docker
2 359 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 145 (0.60%) HDFS
5 118 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 102 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 88 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 82 (0.34%) KVM
9 79 (0.32%) Apache Flume
10 75 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 56 (0.23%) vSphere
11 56 (0.23%) Xen
12 51 (0.21%) NFS
13 47 (0.19%) Snort
14 43 (0.18%) VirtualBox
15 37 (0.15%) Firmware
16 34 (0.14%) Varnish
17 33 (0.14%) XenServer
18 21 (0.086%) iptables
18 21 (0.086%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1113 (4.58%) Puppet
2 904 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 842 (3.46%) Ansible
4 371 (1.53%) Kubernetes
5 241 (0.99%) Nagios
6 178 (0.73%) Kibana
7 170 (0.70%) Salt
8 138 (0.57%) Terraform
9 126 (0.52%) Mesos
10 122 (0.50%) logstash
11 109 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
12 86 (0.35%) Grafana
13 72 (0.30%) Oozie
14 58 (0.24%) Packer
15 56 (0.23%) Graphite
16 51 (0.21%) Tivoli
17 47 (0.19%) StatsD
18 45 (0.19%) ZABBIX
19 43 (0.18%) Nmap
20 42 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3548 (14.59%) Oracle
2 1276 (5.25%) Microsoft
3 696 (2.86%) Google
4 608 (2.50%) SAP
5 596 (2.45%) IBM
6 528 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 462 (1.90%) VMware
8 351 (1.44%) Adobe
9 343 (1.41%) TIBCO
10 337 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 312 (1.28%) hybris
12 268 (1.10%) Sybase
13 219 (0.90%) HP
14 186 (0.76%) Splunk
15 172 (0.71%) Talend
16 171 (0.70%) Atlassian
17 165 (0.68%) Tableau
18 133 (0.55%) Apple
18 133 (0.55%) New Relic
19 127 (0.52%) ATG
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 34 minutes ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to 60k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Many benefits
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Resource Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 31 minutes ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-55k + Share Scheme + 25 days holiday + Flexi time + work from home
Posted: 36 minutes ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + 22 days holiday + Bank holidays + Bonus Scheme + More!
Posted: 36 minutes ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% performance bonus
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salaries, bonus, bens, training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: Competitive with Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits 20% Non-Contributory Pension + Ben
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago