Java Developer Jobs

About the role

These roles first emerged for us in July 2017. Java Developer positions range from contract to full time permanent roles.

These roles tend to be spread across the whole of the UK. More commonly in larger cities such as London. Options to work remotely and from home will lie with the client.

Most employers will require the applicant to have a degree in computer science, information systems, mathematics or any other closely related field. However, applicants without any kind of degree or education can still be considered if they can show significant knowledge and experience of programming in Java.


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Skills Required

We are looking for a Java developer responsible for building Java applications. This includes anything between complex groups of back-end services and their client-end (desktop and mobile) counterparts. Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop these applications, and to coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Thus, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and product quality is essential.

Key skills:

  • Java
  • Spring
  • SQL
  • Cloud
  • J2EE
  • Communication and collaboration skills
  • Problem solving skills

Candidates with any of the following skills would be more likely to stand out to our clients:

  • React
  • Angular
  • Microservices
  • Spring boot


Java Developer roles can appear in both the Private Sector and Public Sector & Government. The Public Sector and Government positions tend to be through consultancies where the candidate would be providing services into the Government.

We have placed Java Developers in Financial Services, Consultancy and Government sectors.

Below are some organisations where we have placed Java Developers

  • American Express
  • Transform
  • Capgemini
  • Co-Comply


Salary averages from £45k - £100k per annum for permanent roles
Salary averages from £400 - £750 per day for contract roles