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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Java 13281 14587 14878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.49% 14.12% 13.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.92% 27.22% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10940 12258 12457
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,600 £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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 47568 53582 56352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.49% 51.86% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40488 46315 47881
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 £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 30 April 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 30 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
England +4 12413 £55,000 - 1778
London 0 5887 £65,000 +8.33% 869
South East +1 1899 £47,500 -3.06% 265
City of London +1 1031 £67,500 +12.50% 219
South West +6 1022 £44,500 -1.11% 111
East of England +5 989 £45,500 - 124
Yorkshire 0 907 £50,000 +11.11% 143
North West 0 827 £47,500 +11.76% 126
Manchester +1 619 £47,500 +5.55% 90
Berkshire +8 534 £50,000 -9.09% 71
West Yorkshire +1 527 £50,000 - 83
Scotland -1 485 £47,500 +5.55% 70
Leeds +1 447 £50,001 - 65
West Midlands -3 431 £45,000 +2.27% 53
Bristol +9 399 £47,500 +18.75% 47
Cambridgeshire 0 397 £45,000 - 64
East Midlands +6 346 £42,500 +6.25% 59
Cambridge -1 341 £45,000 +5.88% 54
Hampshire +1 333 £45,000 - 40
Hertfordshire -2 306 £50,000 +5.26% 27
Surrey 0 293 £50,000 - 46
Reading +11 291 £50,000 -4.76% 31
Glasgow 0 285 £55,000 +22.22% 29
Oxfordshire +3 274 £55,000 +1.85% 47
Edinburgh +5 195 £40,000 -11.11% 33
Buckinghamshire +3 189 £47,500 +5.55% 23
South Yorkshire +2 189 £55,000 +37.50% 32
Gloucestershire -1 187 £45,000 -10.00% 19
Nottinghamshire +8 173 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Milton Keynes +6 170 £47,500 +5.55% 18

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 12988 (50.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7601 (29.34%) JavaScript
3 7560 (29.18%) SQL
4 5965 (23.02%) Finance
5 5624 (21.71%) HTML
6 5583 (21.55%) Spring
7 5340 (20.61%) TDD
8 5264 (20.32%) Linux
9 5132 (19.81%) Python
10 5068 (19.56%) Software Engineering
11 4829 (18.64%) C#
12 4576 (17.66%) Degree
13 4430 (17.10%) Scrum
14 4267 (16.47%) CSS
15 3914 (15.11%) OO
16 3854 (14.88%) Web Services
17 3846 (14.84%) Oracle
18 3711 (14.32%) C++
19 3526 (13.61%) .NET
20 3488 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
21 3289 (12.69%) Computer Science
22 3257 (12.57%) XML
23 3135 (12.10%) Git (software)
24 2999 (11.58%) AngularJS
25 2954 (11.40%) Hibernate
26 2778 (10.72%) BDD
27 2740 (10.58%) Jenkins
28 2694 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
29 2657 (10.26%) J2EE
30 2642 (10.20%) DevOps

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 1838 (7.09%) Tomcat
2 1314 (5.07%) JBoss
3 1241 (4.79%) Apache
4 1142 (4.41%) Apache Spark
5 988 (3.81%) WebSphere
6 758 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
7 693 (2.67%) WebLogic
8 461 (1.78%) Confluence
9 433 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 423 (1.63%) CMS
11 420 (1.62%) IIS
12 379 (1.46%) Apache Solr
13 258 (1.00%) OpenStack
14 257 (0.99%) Jetty
15 254 (0.98%) Apache Pig
16 251 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 251 (0.97%) Mule
17 198 (0.76%) nginx
18 171 (0.66%) Mule ESB
19 167 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 174 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 142 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
3 80 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 46 (0.18%) SPSS
5 44 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 37 (0.14%) MS Visio
7 27 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.046%) InVision
11 9 (0.035%) Simulink
12 7 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.023%) FrameMaker
14 5 (0.019%) Weka
15 3 (0.012%) InDesign
15 3 (0.012%) SPSS Modeler
16 2 (0.008%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.008%) EngageOne
16 2 (0.008%) HipChat
16 2 (0.008%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 202 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 90 (0.35%) Magento
3 89 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
4 65 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 62 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 61 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
7 56 (0.22%) SAP ERP
8 45 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 42 (0.16%) Maximo
10 37 (0.14%) Aligne
11 32 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
12 31 (0.12%) NetSuite
13 23 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
13 23 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
13 23 (0.089%) Oracle ERP
13 23 (0.089%) RMDS
14 22 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
15 21 (0.081%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
15 21 (0.081%) Markit EDM
16 20 (0.077%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2694 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1028 (3.97%) SaaS
3 843 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 593 (2.29%) GitHub
5 292 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 263 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 253 (0.98%) PaaS
8 248 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
9 208 (0.80%) IaaS
10 135 (0.52%) Amazon S3
11 111 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 85 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
12 85 (0.33%) Google Analytics
13 70 (0.27%) OpenShift
14 69 (0.27%) Force.com
15 68 (0.26%) Google Play
16 62 (0.24%) Office 365
17 58 (0.22%) Slack
18 55 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
18 55 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 763 (2.95%) HTTP
2 590 (2.28%) Internet
3 427 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 305 (1.18%) Firewall
5 217 (0.84%) DNS
6 193 (0.74%) LDAP
7 171 (0.66%) SSL
8 130 (0.50%) FTP
9 111 (0.43%) LAN
10 104 (0.40%) SAN
11 98 (0.38%) Network Security
12 89 (0.34%) WAN
13 83 (0.32%) Ethernet
14 70 (0.27%) Wireless
15 63 (0.24%) DHCP
16 62 (0.24%) Intranet
17 61 (0.24%) Kerberos
18 60 (0.23%) Wireshark
19 59 (0.23%) VPN
20 57 (0.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2634 (10.17%) NoSQL
2 2394 (9.24%) SQL Server
3 2339 (9.03%) MySQL
4 2319 (8.95%) Big Data
5 1888 (7.29%) Relational Database
6 1742 (6.72%) MongoDB
7 1595 (6.16%) Hadoop
8 941 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 933 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
10 823 (3.18%) RDBMS
11 601 (2.32%) Oracle Database
12 460 (1.78%) Redis
13 433 (1.67%) Apache Hive
14 407 (1.57%) HBase
15 354 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
16 305 (1.18%) DB2
17 256 (0.99%) Neo4j
18 226 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 224 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 178 (0.69%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3135 (12.10%) Git (software)
2 2740 (10.58%) Jenkins
3 2445 (9.44%) Selenium
4 2369 (9.14%) Maven
5 1898 (7.33%) JUnit
6 1606 (6.20%) JIRA
7 1377 (5.31%) Subversion
8 1327 (5.12%) Cucumber
9 814 (3.14%) Eclipse
10 806 (3.11%) WebDriver
11 699 (2.70%) Ant
12 682 (2.63%) Gradle
13 586 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 463 (1.79%) Mockito
15 447 (1.73%) JMeter
16 392 (1.51%) Visual Studio
17 355 (1.37%) IntelliJ
18 330 (1.27%) TeamCity
19 322 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
20 318 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 5965 (23.02%) Finance
2 2558 (9.87%) Banking
3 1212 (4.68%) Retail
4 1036 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 858 (3.31%) Games
6 747 (2.88%) Marketing
7 714 (2.76%) Investment Banking
8 666 (2.57%) Advertising
9 576 (2.22%) Front Office
10 387 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 368 (1.42%) Electronics
12 322 (1.24%) Publishing
13 232 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 232 (0.90%) Legal
14 226 (0.87%) Back Office
15 134 (0.52%) Automotive
16 108 (0.42%) Military
17 78 (0.30%) Law
18 74 (0.29%) Aerospace
18 74 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14069 (54.30%) Developer
2 8973 (34.63%) Java Developer
3 3040 (11.73%) Senior Developer
4 2377 (9.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 2272 (8.77%) Software Engineer
6 1855 (7.16%) Java Engineer
7 1768 (6.82%) Architect
8 1574 (6.08%) Software Developer
9 1159 (4.47%) Analyst
10 957 (3.69%) Java Software Engineer
11 924 (3.57%) Graduate
12 875 (3.38%) Junior
13 850 (3.28%) Lead Developer
14 841 (3.25%) Consultant
15 832 (3.21%) JavaScript Developer
16 751 (2.90%) Java Software Developer
17 733 (2.83%) C# Developer
18 724 (2.79%) Tester
19 715 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
20 676 (2.61%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5624 (21.71%) HTML
2 5583 (21.55%) Spring
3 4267 (16.47%) CSS
4 3854 (14.88%) Web Services
5 3526 (13.61%) .NET
6 3257 (12.57%) XML
7 2999 (11.58%) AngularJS
8 2954 (11.40%) Hibernate
9 2657 (10.26%) J2EE
10 2624 (10.13%) REST
11 2010 (7.76%) RESTful
12 1919 (7.41%) SOAP
13 1904 (7.35%) Node.js
14 1845 (7.12%) HTML5
15 1525 (5.89%) jQuery
16 1371 (5.29%) Java EE
16 1371 (5.29%) JSON
17 1254 (4.84%) React
18 1151 (4.44%) JMS
19 849 (3.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3289 (12.69%) Computer Science
2 1672 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1415 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 1029 (3.97%) Algorithms
5 1026 (3.96%) Fintech
6 1006 (3.88%) Mobile App
7 990 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
8 904 (3.49%) User Experience
9 580 (2.24%) Data Structures
10 486 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 371 (1.43%) Derivative
12 323 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 307 (1.18%) Management Information System
14 298 (1.15%) Equities
15 254 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 252 (0.97%) iPad
17 240 (0.93%) Fixed Income
18 198 (0.76%) Data Centre
19 194 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
20 180 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5264 (20.32%) Linux
2 2401 (9.27%) Unix
3 2176 (8.40%) Windows
4 1515 (5.85%) Android
5 1046 (4.04%) Apple iOS
6 371 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 328 (1.27%) CentOS
8 296 (1.14%) Windows Server
9 207 (0.80%) Solaris
10 169 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 118 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 106 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 91 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 73 (0.28%) Debian
15 72 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 68 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
17 65 (0.25%) AIX
17 65 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
18 41 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 38 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12988 (50.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5340 (20.61%) TDD
3 5068 (19.56%) Software Engineering
4 4430 (17.10%) Scrum
5 3914 (15.11%) OO
6 3488 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
7 2778 (10.72%) BDD
8 2642 (10.20%) DevOps
9 2394 (9.24%) SDLC
10 2063 (7.96%) E-Commerce
11 2012 (7.77%) Open Source
12 1976 (7.63%) MVC
13 1797 (6.94%) Microservices
14 1759 (6.79%) SOA
15 1728 (6.67%) Web Development
16 1655 (6.39%) Multithreading
17 1635 (6.31%) Mentoring
18 1477 (5.70%) Unit Testing
19 1434 (5.53%) OOP
20 1423 (5.49%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7601 (29.34%) JavaScript
2 7560 (29.18%) SQL
3 5132 (19.81%) Python
4 4829 (18.64%) C#
5 3711 (14.32%) C++
6 2170 (8.38%) Scala
7 1966 (7.59%) PHP
8 1941 (7.49%) Ruby
9 1593 (6.15%) C
10 1289 (4.98%) Perl
11 962 (3.71%) Bash Shell
12 845 (3.26%) PL/SQL
13 691 (2.67%) Groovy
14 649 (2.51%) Shell Script
15 624 (2.41%) Go
16 502 (1.94%) Objective-C
17 398 (1.54%) PowerShell
17 398 (1.54%) T-SQL
18 363 (1.40%) R
19 265 (1.02%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4576 (17.66%) Degree
2 1040 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 457 (1.76%) ISTQB
4 426 (1.64%) PhD
5 415 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 395 (1.52%) ISEB
7 356 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 140 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 131 (0.51%) CISSP
10 59 (0.23%) CEH
11 55 (0.21%) CREST Certified
11 55 (0.21%) PMI Certification
12 52 (0.20%) GCIA
13 49 (0.19%) Sun Certification
14 45 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
14 45 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 42 (0.16%) CCNA
15 42 (0.16%) GIAC
16 40 (0.15%) PMP
17 38 (0.15%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2056 (7.94%) QA
2 219 (0.85%) SDET
3 134 (0.52%) SLA
4 100 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 93 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 81 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 53 (0.20%) MiFID
8 45 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 38 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 32 (0.12%) PMO
11 22 (0.085%) GCP
12 18 (0.069%) EMIR
13 17 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
13 17 (0.066%) ISO 14001
14 13 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.027%) MISRA
15 7 (0.027%) MISRA C
15 7 (0.027%) WCAG
16 6 (0.023%) Def Stans
16 6 (0.023%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1392 (5.37%) Docker
2 367 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (0.68%) Active Directory
4 154 (0.59%) HDFS
5 118 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 103 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 99 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 86 (0.33%) Apache Flume
9 81 (0.31%) KVM
10 74 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
11 58 (0.22%) vSphere
12 56 (0.22%) Xen
13 49 (0.19%) NFS
13 49 (0.19%) Snort
14 42 (0.16%) VirtualBox
15 41 (0.16%) Firmware
16 35 (0.14%) Varnish
17 33 (0.13%) XenServer
18 22 (0.085%) vCloud
19 21 (0.081%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1124 (4.34%) Puppet
2 917 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
3 857 (3.31%) Ansible
4 399 (1.54%) Kubernetes
5 242 (0.93%) Nagios
6 180 (0.69%) Kibana
7 173 (0.67%) Salt
8 143 (0.55%) Terraform
9 133 (0.51%) Mesos
10 124 (0.48%) logstash
11 113 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 87 (0.34%) Grafana
13 73 (0.28%) Oozie
14 57 (0.22%) Packer
15 55 (0.21%) Graphite
16 52 (0.20%) Tivoli
17 49 (0.19%) ZABBIX
18 46 (0.18%) StatsD
19 44 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
20 42 (0.16%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3846 (14.84%) Oracle
2 1381 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 728 (2.81%) Google
4 666 (2.57%) IBM
5 640 (2.47%) SAP
6 569 (2.20%) Red Hat
7 474 (1.83%) VMware
8 358 (1.38%) Adobe
9 350 (1.35%) TIBCO
10 338 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
11 328 (1.27%) hybris
12 292 (1.13%) Sybase
13 216 (0.83%) HP
14 213 (0.82%) Splunk
15 188 (0.73%) Talend
16 176 (0.68%) Atlassian
17 172 (0.66%) Tableau
18 144 (0.56%) MuleSoft
19 136 (0.52%) New Relic
20 133 (0.51%) Apple
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London
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
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