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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Java
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Permanent jobs citing Java 12994 14643 14161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.21% 14.03% 13.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.81% 27.23% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10720 12304 11848
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 46725 53772 54153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.71% 51.50% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39759 46364 46060
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 12177 £55,000 +4.76% 1903
London -1 5769 £62,500 +4.16% 922
South East +1 1912 £47,500 - 276
South West +9 1073 £44,000 +2.32% 133
East of England +4 985 £45,000 - 130
City of London 0 967 £67,500 +12.50% 238
Yorkshire 0 804 £47,500 +5.55% 140
North West +1 780 £47,500 +5.55% 160
Manchester +2 597 £50,000 +11.11% 115
Berkshire +8 529 £50,000 -4.76% 59
West Yorkshire -1 493 £50,000 +5.26% 95
Scotland +2 468 £47,500 +5.55% 71
Bristol +4 436 £47,500 +18.75% 43
Leeds -1 423 £50,000 - 79
West Midlands -8 399 £45,000 - 46
Cambridgeshire 0 384 £45,000 +5.88% 61
Hampshire +6 344 £45,000 - 60
East Midlands +3 338 £42,500 +6.25% 63
Cambridge -1 328 £42,500 - 49
Hertfordshire +1 327 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Surrey -2 285 £50,000 - 55
Oxfordshire +6 277 £52,500 +5.00% 50
Reading +13 257 £50,000 -4.76% 30
Glasgow 0 249 £55,000 +22.22% 24
Edinburgh +11 214 £41,250 -8.33% 43
Gloucestershire +1 211 £47,500 -5.00% 27
Buckinghamshire +1 197 £45,000 - 20
Milton Keynes +5 186 £45,000 - 16
Somerset +9 185 £39,000 -6.02% 18
Nottinghamshire +6 174 £50,000 +33.33% 33

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 13100 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7703 (29.55%) SQL
3 7649 (29.34%) JavaScript
4 6050 (23.21%) Finance
5 5754 (22.07%) HTML
6 5589 (21.44%) Spring
7 5281 (20.26%) Linux
8 5274 (20.23%) TDD
9 5135 (19.70%) Python
10 5048 (19.36%) Software Engineering
11 4898 (18.79%) C#
12 4570 (17.53%) Degree
13 4430 (16.99%) Scrum
14 4313 (16.54%) CSS
15 3947 (15.14%) Oracle
16 3944 (15.13%) Web Services
17 3868 (14.84%) OO
18 3684 (14.13%) C++
19 3580 (13.73%) .NET
20 3451 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
21 3281 (12.59%) XML
22 3280 (12.58%) Computer Science
23 3090 (11.85%) Git (software)
24 2981 (11.44%) AngularJS
25 2933 (11.25%) Hibernate
26 2743 (10.52%) J2EE
27 2742 (10.52%) Jenkins
28 2722 (10.44%) BDD
29 2660 (10.20%) REST
30 2659 (10.20%) NoSQL

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 1906 (7.31%) Tomcat
2 1434 (5.50%) JBoss
3 1330 (5.10%) Apache
4 1136 (4.36%) Apache Spark
5 1088 (4.17%) WebSphere
6 841 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
7 762 (2.92%) WebLogic
8 464 (1.78%) IIS
9 444 (1.70%) Confluence
10 442 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 413 (1.58%) CMS
12 364 (1.40%) Apache Solr
13 303 (1.16%) Jetty
14 301 (1.15%) Apache Pig
15 271 (1.04%) OpenStack
16 263 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 244 (0.94%) Mule
18 201 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
19 187 (0.72%) GlassFish
20 181 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 595 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 154 (0.59%) MS Office
3 82 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 50 (0.19%) SPSS
5 45 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 40 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 39 (0.15%) MS Project
8 18 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
8 18 (0.069%) Simulink
9 12 (0.046%) FrameMaker
9 12 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.035%) InVision
11 6 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.019%) Weka
13 4 (0.015%) SPSS Modeler
14 3 (0.012%) HipChat
14 3 (0.012%) Mathcad
14 3 (0.012%) OrCAD
15 2 (0.008%) Gephi
15 2 (0.008%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 192 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 95 (0.36%) Magento
3 77 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
4 75 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 60 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 59 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 59 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
7 34 (0.13%) RMDS
8 31 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 31 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 28 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
9 28 (0.11%) SAP HR
10 26 (0.100%) Adobe Campaign
10 26 (0.100%) Maximo
10 26 (0.100%) NetSuite
11 25 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
12 23 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
13 21 (0.081%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 21 (0.081%) SAP ECC
14 20 (0.077%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 2615 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1008 (3.87%) SaaS
3 794 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 552 (2.12%) GitHub
5 295 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
6 248 (0.95%) PaaS
7 238 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 233 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
9 198 (0.76%) IaaS
10 125 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 108 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 81 (0.31%) Google Play
13 80 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
14 76 (0.29%) Google Analytics
15 67 (0.26%) Force.com
16 64 (0.25%) Office 365
17 59 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
17 59 (0.23%) Heroku
18 55 (0.21%) Slack
19 54 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 782 (3.00%) HTTP
2 596 (2.29%) Internet
3 456 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 297 (1.14%) Firewall
5 257 (0.99%) DNS
6 230 (0.88%) LDAP
7 215 (0.82%) SSL
8 124 (0.48%) FTP
9 114 (0.44%) LAN
9 114 (0.44%) SAN
10 100 (0.38%) Network Security
11 91 (0.35%) DHCP
12 89 (0.34%) WAN
13 78 (0.30%) Kerberos
13 78 (0.30%) SMTP
14 69 (0.26%) Ethernet
14 69 (0.26%) Wireless
15 64 (0.25%) Intranet
16 63 (0.24%) iSCSI
16 63 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2659 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 2439 (9.36%) SQL Server
3 2343 (8.99%) MySQL
4 2330 (8.94%) Big Data
5 1951 (7.48%) Relational Database
6 1777 (6.82%) MongoDB
7 1661 (6.37%) Hadoop
8 966 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
9 961 (3.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 851 (3.26%) RDBMS
11 671 (2.57%) Oracle Database
12 466 (1.79%) Apache Hive
13 460 (1.76%) Redis
14 405 (1.55%) HBase
15 370 (1.42%) DB2
16 352 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
17 271 (1.04%) Neo4j
18 234 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 196 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 169 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3090 (11.85%) Git (software)
2 2742 (10.52%) Jenkins
3 2388 (9.16%) Maven
4 2347 (9.00%) Selenium
5 1908 (7.32%) JUnit
6 1501 (5.76%) JIRA
7 1350 (5.18%) Subversion
8 1316 (5.05%) Cucumber
9 804 (3.08%) Eclipse
10 741 (2.84%) WebDriver
11 702 (2.69%) Ant
12 694 (2.66%) Gradle
13 603 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 482 (1.85%) Mockito
15 420 (1.61%) JMeter
16 367 (1.41%) Visual Studio
17 356 (1.37%) TeamCity
18 348 (1.33%) IntelliJ
19 326 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
20 319 (1.22%) SoapUI
General
1 6050 (23.21%) Finance
2 2643 (10.14%) Banking
3 1296 (4.97%) Retail
4 1091 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 870 (3.34%) Games
6 751 (2.88%) Marketing
7 711 (2.73%) Investment Banking
8 663 (2.54%) Advertising
9 592 (2.27%) Front Office
10 388 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 340 (1.30%) Publishing
12 334 (1.28%) Electronics
13 224 (0.86%) Legal
14 221 (0.85%) Back Office
15 218 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 133 (0.51%) Automotive
17 125 (0.48%) Military
18 75 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 73 (0.28%) Law
20 63 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14199 (54.47%) Developer
2 9091 (34.87%) Java Developer
3 3104 (11.91%) Senior Developer
4 2456 (9.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 2212 (8.49%) Software Engineer
6 1872 (7.18%) Java Engineer
7 1861 (7.14%) Architect
8 1534 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 1188 (4.56%) Analyst
10 965 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
11 928 (3.56%) Graduate
12 893 (3.43%) Junior
13 864 (3.31%) Consultant
14 854 (3.28%) Lead Developer
15 822 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
16 761 (2.92%) C# Developer
17 752 (2.88%) Java Software Developer
18 732 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
19 705 (2.70%) Junior Developer
20 692 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5754 (22.07%) HTML
2 5589 (21.44%) Spring
3 4313 (16.54%) CSS
4 3944 (15.13%) Web Services
5 3580 (13.73%) .NET
6 3281 (12.59%) XML
7 2981 (11.44%) AngularJS
8 2933 (11.25%) Hibernate
9 2743 (10.52%) J2EE
10 2660 (10.20%) REST
11 1970 (7.56%) RESTful
12 1920 (7.37%) HTML5
13 1917 (7.35%) SOAP
14 1913 (7.34%) Node.js
15 1599 (6.13%) jQuery
16 1348 (5.17%) JSON
17 1341 (5.14%) Java EE
18 1239 (4.75%) React
19 1211 (4.65%) JMS
20 875 (3.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3280 (12.58%) Computer Science
2 1421 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1042 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 998 (3.83%) Fintech
5 969 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
6 961 (3.69%) Mobile App
7 899 (3.45%) User Experience
8 568 (2.18%) Data Structures
9 504 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 366 (1.40%) Derivative
11 320 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 311 (1.19%) Equities
13 308 (1.18%) Client/Server
14 258 (0.99%) Hedge funds
15 245 (0.94%) Fixed Income
16 236 (0.91%) iPad
17 219 (0.84%) Data Centre
18 174 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
19 173 (0.66%) Virtual Team
20 141 (0.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5281 (20.26%) Linux
2 2454 (9.41%) Unix
3 2092 (8.02%) Windows
4 1475 (5.66%) Android
5 1042 (4.00%) Apple iOS
6 393 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 315 (1.21%) Windows Server
8 307 (1.18%) CentOS
9 207 (0.79%) Solaris
10 180 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 121 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 101 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 87 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 67 (0.26%) Debian
15 64 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 59 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
17 56 (0.21%) AIX
18 53 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
19 43 (0.16%) Windows 7
20 34 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13100 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5274 (20.23%) TDD
3 5048 (19.36%) Software Engineering
4 4430 (16.99%) Scrum
5 3868 (14.84%) OO
6 3451 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
7 2722 (10.44%) BDD
8 2599 (9.97%) DevOps
9 2376 (9.11%) SDLC
10 2040 (7.83%) Open Source
11 2005 (7.69%) E-Commerce
12 1969 (7.55%) MVC
13 1817 (6.97%) Web Development
14 1803 (6.92%) SOA
15 1777 (6.82%) Microservices
16 1715 (6.58%) Mentoring
17 1663 (6.38%) Multithreading
18 1439 (5.52%) Unit Testing
19 1402 (5.38%) OOP
20 1374 (5.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7703 (29.55%) SQL
2 7649 (29.34%) JavaScript
3 5135 (19.70%) Python
4 4898 (18.79%) C#
5 3684 (14.13%) C++
6 2268 (8.70%) Scala
7 2021 (7.75%) PHP
8 1892 (7.26%) Ruby
9 1562 (5.99%) C
10 1379 (5.29%) Perl
11 1000 (3.84%) Bash Shell
12 897 (3.44%) PL/SQL
13 691 (2.65%) Groovy
14 636 (2.44%) Go
15 634 (2.43%) Shell Script
16 499 (1.91%) Objective-C
17 414 (1.59%) PowerShell
18 402 (1.54%) T-SQL
19 363 (1.39%) R
20 259 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 4570 (17.53%) Degree
2 1048 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 448 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 429 (1.65%) PhD
5 420 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 383 (1.47%) ISEB
7 370 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 138 (0.53%) CISSP
9 135 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 66 (0.25%) CEH
11 58 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 56 (0.21%) CISA
13 53 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 51 (0.20%) CCNA
15 49 (0.19%) CREST Certified
15 49 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 46 (0.18%) AWS Certification
17 43 (0.16%) GCIA
18 42 (0.16%) GIAC
18 42 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2053 (7.88%) QA
2 213 (0.82%) SDET
3 133 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 133 (0.51%) SLA
4 100 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 91 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 50 (0.19%) MiFID
7 47 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 42 (0.16%) PMO
9 38 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 21 (0.081%) GCP
11 20 (0.077%) Dodd-Frank
12 19 (0.073%) EMIR
13 14 (0.054%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 8 (0.031%) HL7
16 7 (0.027%) WCAG
17 6 (0.023%) GDPR
18 5 (0.019%) Basel III
19 4 (0.015%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1342 (5.15%) Docker
2 413 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 235 (0.90%) Active Directory
4 172 (0.66%) HDFS
5 156 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 102 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 95 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 92 (0.35%) Apache Flume
9 90 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 85 (0.33%) KVM
11 66 (0.25%) vSphere
12 63 (0.24%) NFS
13 59 (0.23%) Xen
14 43 (0.16%) VirtualBox
15 39 (0.15%) Firmware
15 39 (0.15%) Varnish
16 31 (0.12%) SRDF
17 27 (0.10%) Snort
17 27 (0.10%) vCloud
17 27 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1202 (4.61%) Puppet
2 942 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
3 879 (3.37%) Ansible
4 365 (1.40%) Kubernetes
5 252 (0.97%) Nagios
6 185 (0.71%) Kibana
6 185 (0.71%) Salt
7 139 (0.53%) Terraform
8 128 (0.49%) Mesos
9 127 (0.49%) logstash
10 110 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
11 85 (0.33%) Oozie
12 84 (0.32%) Grafana
13 60 (0.23%) Packer
14 56 (0.21%) Graphite
15 54 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
16 50 (0.19%) Nmap
16 50 (0.19%) Tivoli
17 43 (0.16%) StatsD
18 42 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3947 (15.14%) Oracle
2 1420 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 706 (2.71%) IBM
4 699 (2.68%) Google
5 643 (2.47%) SAP
6 607 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 536 (2.06%) VMware
8 383 (1.47%) Adobe
9 367 (1.41%) TIBCO
10 346 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 325 (1.25%) hybris
12 315 (1.21%) Sybase
13 247 (0.95%) HP
14 208 (0.80%) Splunk
15 193 (0.74%) Atlassian
16 185 (0.71%) Talend
17 169 (0.65%) Tableau
18 149 (0.57%) MuleSoft
19 140 (0.54%) Cisco
20 133 (0.51%) New Relic
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits and flexible working
Posted: 7 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits & equity
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago