The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 14070 13723 15327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.84% 13.91% 13.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.26% 26.36% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 11090 11514 12818
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,658 £44,000
% change year-on-year -3.55% +6.03%  

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49780 52059 57223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.04% 52.78% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41779 45080 48809
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Java
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java in the UK

Java
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java 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 22 June 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
England +4 13139 £55,000 - 1930
London 0 6520 £65,000 +4.00% 994
South East +2 1992 £49,250 -1.50% 264
City of London 0 996 £65,000 +4.00% 201
East of England -2 949 £45,000 -5.26% 139
South West +3 941 £42,500 -5.55% 128
Yorkshire +9 932 £50,000 +11.11% 114
North West +2 895 £47,500 +5.55% 147
Manchester 0 647 £47,500 - 92
Scotland 0 584 £50,000 +11.11% 94
Berkshire +13 549 £50,000 - 68
West Midlands +3 507 £42,500 -5.55% 61
West Yorkshire +2 501 £50,000 - 78
Leeds +4 419 £52,500 +5.00% 65
Cambridgeshire -2 396 £42,500 -5.55% 79
Bristol +10 377 £45,000 +5.88% 62
Glasgow +1 368 £55,000 +22.22% 49
East Midlands +7 331 £42,500 - 63
Cambridge -4 329 £45,000 - 74
Reading +13 291 £50,000 - 26
Surrey -1 289 £50,000 - 42
Hampshire +3 287 £46,500 +3.33% 34
Hertfordshire -6 281 £50,000 - 29
Oxfordshire -1 272 £57,500 +4.54% 46
Buckinghamshire +14 243 £47,000 +4.44% 32
Milton Keynes +15 221 £47,500 +5.55% 22
Edinburgh +9 213 £40,000 -11.11% 37
Birmingham +17 205 £46,000 +2.22% 16
South Yorkshire +6 205 £55,000 +37.50% 20
Cheshire +14 181 £45,000 - 27

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 13523 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7769 (29.01%) JavaScript
3 7693 (28.73%) SQL
4 6500 (24.27%) Finance
5 5851 (21.85%) Spring
6 5641 (21.06%) HTML
7 5545 (20.71%) TDD
8 5514 (20.59%) Python
9 5450 (20.35%) Linux
10 5346 (19.96%) Software Engineering
11 5009 (18.70%) C#
12 4688 (17.51%) Scrum
13 4612 (17.22%) Degree
14 4315 (16.11%) Test Automation
15 4299 (16.05%) CSS
16 4168 (15.56%) OO
17 4110 (15.35%) Oracle
18 4086 (15.26%) Web Services
19 3974 (14.84%) C++
20 3793 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
21 3606 (13.47%) .NET
22 3434 (12.82%) Git (software)
23 3339 (12.47%) Computer Science
24 3261 (12.18%) XML
25 3252 (12.14%) Hibernate
26 3052 (11.40%) AngularJS
27 3014 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
28 2962 (11.06%) BDD
29 2873 (10.73%) DevOps
30 2860 (10.68%) Jenkins

Java
Co-occurring 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 1915 (7.15%) Tomcat
2 1277 (4.77%) Apache
3 1252 (4.68%) JBoss
4 1215 (4.54%) Apache Spark
5 957 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 724 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 702 (2.62%) WebLogic
8 574 (2.14%) Confluence
9 483 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 466 (1.74%) CMS
11 411 (1.53%) Apache Solr
12 343 (1.28%) IIS
13 280 (1.05%) Jetty
14 250 (0.93%) Mule
15 234 (0.87%) OpenStack
16 225 (0.84%) nginx
17 183 (0.68%) Apache Pig
18 181 (0.68%) Mule ESB
19 174 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 173 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 166 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 162 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
3 83 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 59 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 40 (0.15%) SPSS
6 34 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 27 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
9 16 (0.060%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (0.034%) InVision
11 8 (0.030%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.026%) Simulink
13 6 (0.022%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.019%) InDesign
14 5 (0.019%) PaintShop Pro
14 5 (0.019%) Weka
15 3 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.007%) EngageOne
16 2 (0.007%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 354 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 121 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
3 89 (0.33%) Magento
4 79 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 72 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 57 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 51 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 49 (0.18%) Maximo
9 47 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
10 45 (0.17%) Aligne
11 32 (0.12%) RMDS
12 31 (0.12%) Markit EDM
13 30 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
14 28 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
15 27 (0.10%) NetSuite
16 26 (0.097%) Oracle Payables
17 24 (0.090%) Oracle ERP
18 23 (0.086%) BusinessWorks
18 23 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
19 21 (0.078%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 3014 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1071 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1031 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 607 (2.27%) GitHub
5 321 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 305 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 303 (1.13%) PaaS
8 294 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
9 244 (0.91%) IaaS
10 136 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
11 132 (0.49%) Amazon S3
12 93 (0.35%) Office 365
13 87 (0.32%) Google Analytics
14 85 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
15 82 (0.31%) OpenShift
16 78 (0.29%) Force.com
17 77 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
18 75 (0.28%) Google Play
19 70 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
20 60 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 779 (2.91%) HTTP
2 654 (2.44%) Internet
3 429 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 369 (1.38%) Firewall
5 217 (0.81%) DNS
6 173 (0.65%) LDAP
7 119 (0.44%) FTP
8 118 (0.44%) Network Security
9 110 (0.41%) SSL
10 106 (0.40%) Ethernet
11 103 (0.38%) LAN
12 95 (0.35%) WAN
13 87 (0.32%) VPN
14 86 (0.32%) SAN
15 75 (0.28%) Wireless
16 68 (0.25%) Intranet
17 66 (0.25%) Wireshark
18 63 (0.24%) DHCP
19 60 (0.22%) AMQP
19 60 (0.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2629 (9.82%) NoSQL
2 2627 (9.81%) SQL Server
3 2531 (9.45%) MySQL
4 2308 (8.62%) Big Data
5 2054 (7.67%) Relational Database
6 1748 (6.53%) MongoDB
7 1577 (5.89%) Hadoop
8 1067 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 993 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
10 867 (3.24%) RDBMS
11 576 (2.15%) Oracle Database
12 492 (1.84%) Redis
13 411 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
14 391 (1.46%) Apache Hive
15 372 (1.39%) HBase
16 272 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 260 (0.97%) DB2
18 254 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 220 (0.82%) Neo4j
20 208 (0.78%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3434 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 2860 (10.68%) Jenkins
3 2553 (9.53%) Selenium
4 2509 (9.37%) Maven
5 2077 (7.76%) JUnit
6 1921 (7.17%) JIRA
7 1439 (5.37%) Cucumber
8 1434 (5.35%) Subversion
9 912 (3.41%) WebDriver
10 859 (3.21%) Eclipse
11 729 (2.72%) Gradle
12 697 (2.60%) Ant
13 578 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 482 (1.80%) JMeter
15 472 (1.76%) Mockito
16 420 (1.57%) TeamCity
17 409 (1.53%) Visual Studio
18 383 (1.43%) IntelliJ
19 342 (1.28%) SoapUI
20 321 (1.20%) Hudson
General
1 6500 (24.27%) Finance
2 2840 (10.60%) Banking
3 1633 (6.10%) Retail
4 1146 (4.28%) Investment Banking
5 1027 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 931 (3.48%) Marketing
7 803 (3.00%) Games
8 678 (2.53%) Front Office
9 625 (2.33%) Advertising
10 568 (2.12%) Electronics
11 532 (1.99%) Manufacturing
12 464 (1.73%) Retail Banking
13 311 (1.16%) Publishing
14 248 (0.93%) Financial Institution
15 244 (0.91%) Legal
16 240 (0.90%) Back Office
17 135 (0.50%) Automotive
18 91 (0.34%) Aerospace
19 85 (0.32%) Law
19 85 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 14498 (54.14%) Developer
2 9195 (34.34%) Java Developer
3 3086 (11.52%) Senior Developer
4 2453 (9.16%) Software Engineer
5 2385 (8.91%) Senior Java Developer
6 1867 (6.97%) Java Engineer
7 1725 (6.44%) Software Developer
8 1717 (6.41%) Architect
9 1220 (4.56%) Analyst
10 1032 (3.85%) Graduate
11 985 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
12 900 (3.36%) Junior
13 897 (3.35%) Lead Developer
14 865 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
15 844 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
16 825 (3.08%) Consultant
17 809 (3.02%) Tester
18 730 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
19 696 (2.60%) C# Developer
20 681 (2.54%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5851 (21.85%) Spring
2 5641 (21.06%) HTML
3 4299 (16.05%) CSS
4 4086 (15.26%) Web Services
5 3606 (13.47%) .NET
6 3261 (12.18%) XML
7 3252 (12.14%) Hibernate
8 3052 (11.40%) AngularJS
9 2792 (10.43%) REST
10 2582 (9.64%) J2EE
11 2156 (8.05%) RESTful
12 1999 (7.46%) SOAP
13 1928 (7.20%) Node.js
14 1877 (7.01%) HTML5
15 1529 (5.71%) jQuery
16 1514 (5.65%) JSON
17 1413 (5.28%) Java EE
18 1262 (4.71%) React
19 1166 (4.35%) JMS
20 822 (3.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3339 (12.47%) Computer Science
2 1687 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1535 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
4 1119 (4.18%) Fintech
5 1091 (4.07%) Algorithms
6 1078 (4.03%) Mobile App
7 1023 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
8 967 (3.61%) User Experience
9 658 (2.46%) Data Structures
10 554 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 460 (1.72%) Derivative
12 334 (1.25%) Management Information System
13 295 (1.10%) iPad
14 287 (1.07%) Equities
15 269 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
16 260 (0.97%) Client/Server
17 246 (0.92%) Fixed Income
18 244 (0.91%) Hedge funds
19 197 (0.74%) Virtual Team
20 182 (0.68%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5450 (20.35%) Linux
2 2489 (9.29%) Unix
3 2284 (8.53%) Windows
4 1711 (6.39%) Android
5 1122 (4.19%) Apple iOS
6 409 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 324 (1.21%) CentOS
8 300 (1.12%) Windows Server
9 219 (0.82%) Solaris
10 187 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 125 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 105 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 101 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 87 (0.32%) Debian
15 83 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
16 73 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 69 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
18 66 (0.25%) AIX
19 52 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
20 44 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13523 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5545 (20.71%) TDD
3 5346 (19.96%) Software Engineering
4 4688 (17.51%) Scrum
5 4315 (16.11%) Test Automation
6 4168 (15.56%) OO
7 3793 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
8 2962 (11.06%) BDD
9 2873 (10.73%) DevOps
10 2543 (9.50%) SDLC
11 2157 (8.05%) Open Source
12 2066 (7.71%) Microservices
13 2061 (7.70%) E-Commerce
14 2058 (7.68%) MVC
15 1764 (6.59%) Multithreading
16 1744 (6.51%) SOA
17 1664 (6.21%) Mentoring
18 1650 (6.16%) Unit Testing
19 1638 (6.12%) Web Development
20 1533 (5.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7769 (29.01%) JavaScript
2 7693 (28.73%) SQL
3 5514 (20.59%) Python
4 5009 (18.70%) C#
5 3974 (14.84%) C++
6 2194 (8.19%) Scala
7 1983 (7.40%) Ruby
8 1968 (7.35%) PHP
9 1685 (6.29%) C
10 1210 (4.52%) Perl
11 999 (3.73%) PL/SQL
12 919 (3.43%) Bash Shell
13 758 (2.83%) Shell Script
14 752 (2.81%) Groovy
15 632 (2.36%) Go
16 542 (2.02%) Objective-C
17 429 (1.60%) R
18 426 (1.59%) T-SQL
19 421 (1.57%) PowerShell
20 313 (1.17%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4612 (17.22%) Degree
2 1570 (5.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1062 (3.97%) Security Cleared
4 445 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 443 (1.65%) ISTQB
6 438 (1.64%) PhD
7 385 (1.44%) ISEB
8 326 (1.22%) DV Cleared
9 258 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
10 218 (0.81%) Master's Degree
11 133 (0.50%) CISSP
12 125 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 74 (0.28%) PMI Certification
14 65 (0.24%) CREST Certified
15 59 (0.22%) Sun Certification
16 55 (0.21%) PMP
17 52 (0.19%) GCIA
17 52 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 47 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
19 43 (0.16%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2168 (8.10%) QA
2 168 (0.63%) SLA
3 107 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 91 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 78 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 61 (0.23%) MiFID
7 54 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 38 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 33 (0.12%) GCP
10 30 (0.11%) PMO
11 21 (0.078%) EMIR
12 19 (0.071%) ISO 14001
13 18 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
14 14 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 11 (0.041%) SEPA
16 8 (0.030%) Def Stans
16 8 (0.030%) MISRA
16 8 (0.030%) MISRA C
17 6 (0.022%) ISO 8583
17 6 (0.022%) WCAG
System Software
1 1546 (5.77%) Docker
2 328 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (0.53%) HDFS
4 140 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 126 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 91 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 82 (0.31%) Apache Flume
8 69 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 64 (0.24%) KVM
10 60 (0.22%) Snort
11 58 (0.22%) Firmware
12 56 (0.21%) vSphere
13 45 (0.17%) Xen
14 44 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
15 36 (0.13%) VirtualBox
16 27 (0.10%) NFS
17 26 (0.097%) XenServer
18 21 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
19 17 (0.063%) Dovecot
19 17 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1159 (4.33%) Puppet
2 953 (3.56%) Ansible
3 944 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
4 444 (1.66%) Kubernetes
5 243 (0.91%) Nagios
6 190 (0.71%) Terraform
7 175 (0.65%) Kibana
8 145 (0.54%) Salt
9 142 (0.53%) Mesos
10 115 (0.43%) logstash
11 99 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
12 88 (0.33%) Grafana
13 64 (0.24%) Packer
14 57 (0.21%) Oozie
15 50 (0.19%) Tivoli
16 48 (0.18%) ZABBIX
17 41 (0.15%) Graphite
18 40 (0.15%) HAProxy
18 40 (0.15%) Icinga
18 40 (0.15%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4110 (15.35%) Oracle
2 1464 (5.47%) Microsoft
3 814 (3.04%) SAP
4 791 (2.95%) Google
5 686 (2.56%) IBM
6 625 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 430 (1.61%) VMware
8 383 (1.43%) hybris
9 358 (1.34%) TIBCO
10 357 (1.33%) Sybase
11 334 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
12 277 (1.03%) Adobe
13 237 (0.88%) Splunk
14 181 (0.68%) HP
15 169 (0.63%) Tableau
16 157 (0.59%) Cognizant
17 153 (0.57%) MuleSoft
18 152 (0.57%) Talend
19 150 (0.56%) AppDynamics
20 148 (0.55%) Atlassian
North West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits package + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Isle of Man
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Pearson Frank
Posted: 12 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Intelletec
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum - can flex dependant on experience
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Athelstan Search
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Share Options + Great Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Midlands
Pearson Frank
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago