Period
to 27 July 2017

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 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Java 28311 28355 30324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.96% 14.05% 13.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.74% 26.86% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 22264 24136 25754
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 98513 105584 112890
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.52% 52.33% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82035 91295 96065
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Java
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Java in the UK

Java
Top 17 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 26521 £55,000 - 2032
UK excluding London +1 14620 £45,000 - 1109
London 0 13348 £65,000 +4.00% 1042
South East +2 4035 £49,000 -2.00% 297
North of England +1 3499 £47,500 +5.56% 295
South West +4 2004 £42,500 -5.56% 123
East of England +4 1961 £45,000 -5.26% 147
Yorkshire +2 1671 £50,000 +11.11% 112
North West 0 1671 £47,500 +5.56% 157
Midlands +3 1647 £42,500 - 126
Scotland 0 1088 £47,000 +4.44% 97
West Midlands +1 956 £42,500 -0.36% 72
East Midlands +4 699 £42,500 +6.25% 54
Wales +1 280 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Northern Ireland +14 161 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North East +5 158 £37,500 -6.25% 26
Isle of Man - 6 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 14185 (50.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7928 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 7910 (27.94%) SQL
4 7519 (26.56%) Finance
5 6252 (22.08%) Spring
6 5909 (20.87%) Python
7 5828 (20.59%) TDD
8 5731 (20.24%) HTML
9 5726 (20.23%) Linux
10 5647 (19.95%) Software Engineering
11 5141 (18.16%) C#
12 4840 (17.10%) Degree
13 4800 (16.95%) Scrum
14 4574 (16.16%) Test Automation
15 4481 (15.83%) Oracle
16 4455 (15.74%) OO
17 4336 (15.32%) CSS
18 4219 (14.90%) C++
19 4207 (14.86%) Web Services
20 4040 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
21 3818 (13.49%) .NET
22 3744 (13.22%) Banking
23 3700 (13.07%) Git (software)
24 3479 (12.29%) Computer Science
25 3444 (12.16%) Hibernate
26 3378 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
27 3368 (11.90%) BDD
28 3278 (11.58%) AngularJS
29 3274 (11.56%) XML
30 3089 (10.91%) 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 2199 (7.77%) Tomcat
2 1360 (4.80%) Apache
3 1296 (4.58%) JBoss
4 1283 (4.53%) Apache Spark
5 999 (3.53%) WebSphere
6 839 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
7 721 (2.55%) WebLogic
8 653 (2.31%) Confluence
9 473 (1.67%) CMS
10 467 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 443 (1.56%) Apache Solr
12 331 (1.17%) IIS
13 264 (0.93%) Jetty
14 259 (0.91%) OpenStack
15 237 (0.84%) nginx
16 236 (0.83%) Mule
17 214 (0.76%) SAS
18 190 (0.67%) Mule ESB
19 153 (0.54%) Apache Pig
20 152 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 196 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 178 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 81 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 72 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 40 (0.14%) SPSS
6 36 (0.13%) MS Visio
7 32 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (0.092%) Microsoft Project
9 20 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
10 16 (0.057%) Simulink
11 10 (0.035%) Acrobat
11 10 (0.035%) PaintShop Pro
12 8 (0.028%) InfoPath
13 7 (0.025%) InDesign
13 7 (0.025%) InVision
14 5 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.018%) SOLIDWORKS
15 4 (0.014%) HipChat
15 4 (0.014%) Weka
16 3 (0.011%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 116 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
2 88 (0.31%) Magento
3 80 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 76 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
5 75 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 49 (0.17%) Maximo
7 47 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 45 (0.16%) Aligne
9 36 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
10 32 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 31 (0.11%) NetSuite
12 30 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
12 30 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
13 28 (0.099%) Markit EDM
13 28 (0.099%) RMDS
14 27 (0.095%) Oracle EBS R12
15 23 (0.081%) BusinessWorks
15 23 (0.081%) Oracle Cash Management
15 23 (0.081%) Oracle ERP
16 21 (0.074%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 3378 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1228 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1151 (4.07%) SaaS
4 659 (2.33%) GitHub
5 375 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 350 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 346 (1.22%) PaaS
8 330 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
9 265 (0.94%) IaaS
10 136 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 130 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 91 (0.32%) Office 365
13 87 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
14 83 (0.29%) Google Play
15 82 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
15 82 (0.29%) OpenShift
16 81 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
16 81 (0.29%) Force.com
17 68 (0.24%) Google Analytics
18 65 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 789 (2.79%) HTTP
2 682 (2.41%) Internet
3 427 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 416 (1.47%) Firewall
5 234 (0.83%) DNS
6 183 (0.65%) LDAP
7 128 (0.45%) Network Security
8 120 (0.42%) SSL
9 108 (0.38%) Ethernet
10 102 (0.36%) FTP
11 101 (0.36%) WAN
12 99 (0.35%) VPN
13 95 (0.34%) LAN
14 82 (0.29%) Wireless
15 81 (0.29%) SAN
16 77 (0.27%) AMQP
17 69 (0.24%) DHCP
18 68 (0.24%) Intranet
19 67 (0.24%) SMTP
19 67 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2819 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 2679 (9.46%) NoSQL
3 2593 (9.16%) MySQL
4 2456 (8.68%) Big Data
5 2224 (7.86%) Relational Database
6 1726 (6.10%) MongoDB
7 1699 (6.00%) Hadoop
8 1201 (4.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 1043 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
10 924 (3.26%) RDBMS
11 612 (2.16%) Oracle Database
12 529 (1.87%) Redis
13 472 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
14 372 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 370 (1.31%) HBase
16 279 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 268 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 260 (0.92%) DB2
19 245 (0.87%) Neo4j
20 236 (0.83%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3700 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 3089 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 2647 (9.35%) Maven
4 2642 (9.33%) Selenium
5 2274 (8.03%) JUnit
6 2140 (7.56%) JIRA
7 1609 (5.68%) Cucumber
8 1516 (5.35%) Subversion
9 957 (3.38%) WebDriver
10 885 (3.13%) Eclipse
11 764 (2.70%) Gradle
12 636 (2.25%) Ant
13 580 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 540 (1.91%) TeamCity
15 526 (1.86%) Mockito
16 520 (1.84%) JMeter
17 399 (1.41%) Visual Studio
18 374 (1.32%) IntelliJ
19 361 (1.28%) SoapUI
20 321 (1.13%) Mercurial
General
1 7519 (26.56%) Finance
2 3744 (13.22%) Banking
3 2600 (9.18%) Retail
4 1968 (6.95%) Investment Banking
5 1326 (4.68%) Retail Banking
6 1170 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 1112 (3.93%) Marketing
8 1009 (3.56%) Front Office
9 798 (2.82%) Games
10 731 (2.58%) Electronics
11 687 (2.43%) Manufacturing
12 668 (2.36%) Advertising
13 337 (1.19%) Publishing
14 327 (1.16%) Financial Institution
15 275 (0.97%) Legal
16 252 (0.89%) Back Office
17 159 (0.56%) Automotive
18 112 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 107 (0.38%) Law
20 95 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15179 (53.62%) Developer
2 9636 (34.04%) Java Developer
3 3265 (11.53%) Senior Developer
4 2653 (9.37%) Software Engineer
5 2496 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 1867 (6.59%) Java Engineer
7 1826 (6.45%) Architect
8 1784 (6.30%) Software Developer
9 1300 (4.59%) Analyst
10 1089 (3.85%) Graduate
11 969 (3.42%) Java Software Engineer
12 941 (3.32%) Lead Developer
13 917 (3.24%) Junior
14 909 (3.21%) Java Software Developer
15 875 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
16 863 (3.05%) Tester
17 805 (2.84%) Consultant
18 781 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
19 724 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
20 692 (2.44%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6252 (22.08%) Spring
2 5731 (20.24%) HTML
3 4336 (15.32%) CSS
4 4207 (14.86%) Web Services
5 3818 (13.49%) .NET
6 3444 (12.16%) Hibernate
7 3278 (11.58%) AngularJS
8 3274 (11.56%) XML
9 2990 (10.56%) REST
10 2631 (9.29%) J2EE
11 2374 (8.39%) RESTful
12 2074 (7.33%) SOAP
13 2015 (7.12%) Node.js
14 2001 (7.07%) HTML5
15 1661 (5.87%) JSON
16 1552 (5.48%) jQuery
17 1461 (5.16%) Java EE
18 1334 (4.71%) React
19 1113 (3.93%) JMS
20 879 (3.10%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3479 (12.29%) Computer Science
2 2099 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1601 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
4 1168 (4.13%) Fintech
5 1155 (4.08%) Algorithms
6 1145 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1109 (3.92%) Mobile App
8 1096 (3.87%) User Experience
9 701 (2.48%) Data Structures
10 688 (2.43%) Derivative
11 683 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 377 (1.33%) Equities
13 351 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
14 348 (1.23%) Management Information System
15 300 (1.06%) Fixed Income
16 283 (1.00%) iPad
17 280 (0.99%) Client/Server
18 266 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
19 227 (0.80%) Hedge funds
20 196 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5726 (20.23%) Linux
2 2743 (9.69%) Unix
3 2478 (8.75%) Windows
4 1776 (6.27%) Android
5 1142 (4.03%) Apple iOS
6 412 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 324 (1.14%) Windows Server
8 313 (1.11%) CentOS
9 246 (0.87%) Solaris
10 183 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 123 (0.43%) Mac OS
12 104 (0.37%) Debian
13 101 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 98 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 80 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
16 75 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
17 73 (0.26%) AIX
18 57 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
19 50 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
20 46 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14185 (50.10%) Agile Software Development
2 5828 (20.59%) TDD
3 5647 (19.95%) Software Engineering
4 4800 (16.95%) Scrum
5 4574 (16.16%) Test Automation
6 4455 (15.74%) OO
7 4040 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
8 3368 (11.90%) BDD
9 3033 (10.71%) DevOps
10 2934 (10.36%) SDLC
11 2269 (8.01%) Open Source
12 2251 (7.95%) MVC
13 2245 (7.93%) Microservices
14 2086 (7.37%) Multithreading
15 2064 (7.29%) E-Commerce
16 1795 (6.34%) Mentoring
17 1785 (6.30%) Unit Testing
18 1685 (5.95%) SOA
19 1639 (5.79%) Web Development
20 1602 (5.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7928 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 7910 (27.94%) SQL
3 5909 (20.87%) Python
4 5141 (18.16%) C#
5 4219 (14.90%) C++
6 2184 (7.71%) Scala
7 2031 (7.17%) Ruby
8 2017 (7.12%) PHP
9 1774 (6.27%) C
10 1271 (4.49%) Perl
11 1062 (3.75%) PL/SQL
12 989 (3.49%) Bash Shell
13 960 (3.39%) Shell Script
14 778 (2.75%) Groovy
15 669 (2.36%) Go
16 556 (1.96%) Objective-C
17 493 (1.74%) R
18 451 (1.59%) PowerShell
19 395 (1.40%) T-SQL
20 305 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 4840 (17.10%) Degree
2 1695 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1056 (3.73%) Security Cleared
4 469 (1.66%) ISTQB
5 456 (1.61%) PhD
6 455 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 394 (1.39%) ISEB
8 294 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 253 (0.89%) Master's Degree
10 249 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
11 137 (0.48%) CISSP
12 136 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 94 (0.33%) PMI Certification
14 70 (0.25%) PMP
15 67 (0.24%) CREST Certified
16 61 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
17 53 (0.19%) Sun Certification
18 49 (0.17%) GCIA
19 45 (0.16%) CEH
20 43 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2368 (8.36%) QA
2 186 (0.66%) SLA
3 103 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 95 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 67 (0.24%) MiFID
5 67 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 61 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 45 (0.16%) GCP
8 36 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 34 (0.12%) PMO
10 26 (0.092%) EMIR
11 22 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
11 22 (0.078%) ISO 14001
12 20 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 20 (0.071%) SEPA
13 9 (0.032%) GDPR
14 8 (0.028%) ISO 22301
15 7 (0.025%) Def Stans
15 7 (0.025%) MISRA
15 7 (0.025%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1691 (5.97%) Docker
2 301 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 178 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 164 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 151 (0.53%) HDFS
6 91 (0.32%) Apache Flume
7 79 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 66 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 66 (0.23%) vSphere
9 60 (0.21%) Firmware
10 56 (0.20%) KVM
10 56 (0.20%) Snort
11 44 (0.16%) Xen
12 33 (0.12%) VirtualBox
13 31 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
14 28 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
15 21 (0.074%) NFS
15 21 (0.074%) XenServer
16 20 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
17 18 (0.064%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 1215 (4.29%) Puppet
2 1043 (3.68%) Ansible
3 992 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
4 476 (1.68%) Kubernetes
5 244 (0.86%) Nagios
6 217 (0.77%) Terraform
7 184 (0.65%) Kibana
8 148 (0.52%) Salt
9 144 (0.51%) Mesos
10 125 (0.44%) logstash
11 107 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 93 (0.33%) Grafana
13 68 (0.24%) Packer
14 55 (0.19%) Oozie
15 54 (0.19%) ZABBIX
16 51 (0.18%) Tivoli
17 42 (0.15%) HAProxy
17 42 (0.15%) Icinga
18 39 (0.14%) Prometheus
19 35 (0.12%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 4481 (15.83%) Oracle
2 1555 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 992 (3.50%) SAP
4 816 (2.88%) Google
5 735 (2.60%) IBM
6 609 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 464 (1.64%) Sybase
8 432 (1.53%) VMware
9 396 (1.40%) hybris
10 374 (1.32%) TIBCO
11 321 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
12 290 (1.02%) Splunk
13 252 (0.89%) Adobe
14 208 (0.73%) HP
15 206 (0.73%) Cognizant
16 179 (0.63%) Tableau
17 172 (0.61%) Apple
18 159 (0.56%) Atlassian
19 158 (0.56%) AppDynamics
20 157 (0.55%) MuleSoft
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