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Become A Java Developer

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Working As A Java Developer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Getting Information
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Processing Information
  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $69,347

    Average Salary

What Does A Java Developer Do

A Java Developer is responsible for the programming and development of applications and software. They conduct software analysis, programming, testing, and debugging.

How To Become A Java Developer

The typical education needed to become a web developer is an associate’s degree in web design or a related field. Web developers need knowledge of both programming and graphic design.

Education

Educational requirements for web developers vary with the setting they work in and the type of work they do. Requirements range from a high school diploma to a bachelor’s degree. An associate’s degree in web design or related field is the most common requirement.

However, for more technical developer positions, such as back-end web developers, some employers prefer workers who have at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, or a related field.

Web developers need to have a thorough understanding of HTML programming. The most recent version, HTML5, contains new features that web developers need to understand. Many employers also want developers to understand other programming languages, such as JavaScript or SQL, as well as have some knowledge of multimedia publishing tools, such as Flash. Throughout their career, web developers must keep up to date on new tools and computer languages.

Some employers prefer web developers who have both a computer degree and coursework in graphic design, especially if the developer will be heavily involved in the website’s visual appearance.

Advancement

Web developers who have a bachelor’s degree can advance to become project managers. For more information, see the profile on computer and information systems managers.

Important Qualities

Concentration. Web developers must sit at a computer and write detailed code for long periods.

Creativity. Web developers often are involved in designing the appearance of a website and must make sure that it looks innovative and up to date.

Customer-service skills. Webmasters have to respond politely and correctly to user questions and requests.

Detail oriented. When web developers write in HTML, a minor error could cause an entire webpage to stop working.

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Java Developer Career Paths

Java Developer
Engineer Instructor Editor
Content Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Salesforce Developer Development Administrator Senior Software Engineer
Director Of Software Development
12 Yearsyrs
Web Developer Senior Software Engineer
Lead Developer
6 Yearsyrs
J2ee Developer Senior Java Developer
Lead Java Developer
6 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer
Lead Technician
6 Yearsyrs
Web Developer Applications Developer Senior Software Engineer
Principal Software Engineer
10 Yearsyrs
Applications Developer Business Analyst
Quality Assurance Lead
6 Yearsyrs
Java/J2ee Developer Senior Software Engineer
Senior .NET Developer
6 Yearsyrs
Android Developer
Senior Android Developer
6 Yearsyrs
Business Analyst Senior Systems Analyst Senior Software Engineer
Senior ETL Developer
5 Yearsyrs
Java/J2ee Developer
Senior Java Developer
6 Yearsyrs
Developer Analyst Data Analyst SAS Programmer
Senior Programmer
5 Yearsyrs
Lead Technician Systems Administrator Software Engineer
Senior Programmer Analyst
7 Yearsyrs
Senior Java Developer Lead Technician Business Analyst
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
6 Yearsyrs
Lead Technician Technical Support Specialist Quality Assurance Analyst
Senior Quality Assurance Engineer
7 Yearsyrs
Interactive Developer Senior Web Developer
Senior Software Engineer
6 Yearsyrs
Front End Developer Interactive Developer Senior Software Engineer
Senior Software Engineer/Architect
10 Yearsyrs
Senior Software Engineer Project Leader Business Analyst
Senior Systems Analyst
7 Yearsyrs
Applications Developer Data Analyst Web Developer
Senior Web Developer
6 Yearsyrs
Salesforce Administrator Development Administrator Senior Software Engineer
Senior/Lead Developer
7 Yearsyrs
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Java Developer Demographics

Gender

  • Male

    64.7%
  • Female

    30.0%
  • Unknown

    5.3%

Ethnicity

  • White

    49.5%
  • Asian

    36.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino

    7.3%
  • Unknown

    4.8%
  • Black or African American

    1.6%
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

    21.0%
  • Chinese

    14.5%
  • Mandarin

    9.7%
  • Carrier

    8.1%
  • Russian

    8.1%
  • German

    4.8%
  • French

    4.8%
  • Arabic

    4.8%
  • Portuguese

    3.2%
  • Urdu

    3.2%
  • Cantonese

    3.2%
  • Hindi

    3.2%
  • Polish

    3.2%
  • Hebrew

    1.6%
  • Dakota

    1.6%
  • Japanese

    1.6%
  • Korean

    1.6%
  • Thai

    1.6%
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Real Java Developer Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Software Developer/Java Developer Riyantech Software Solutions Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 06, 2018 $100,500
Full Stack Java Developer Anira Solutions Inc. Ashburn, VA Jan 16, 2018 $96,000
Fullstack Java Developer Anira Solutions Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 16, 2018 $96,000
Java Developer Anira Solutions Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 16, 2018 $96,000
Java Developer GVA Infotech Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 16, 2018 $96,000
Full Stack Java Developer GVA Infotech Inc. Ashburn, VA Jan 16, 2018 $96,000
Java Fullstack Developer GVA Infotech Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 16, 2018 $96,000
Java Fullstack Developer Anira Solutions Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 16, 2018 $96,000
Java Python Developer GVA Infotech Inc. Ashburn, VA Jan 02, 2018 $95,000
Java Developer Learnbeyond, Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 15, 2018 $93,000
Java Developer Moxie It Solutions Inc. Ashburn, VA Nov 25, 2016 $89,000
Software Developer/Java Developer Moxie It Solutions Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 16, 2015 $72,000
Java Developer Isolvers, Inc. Ashburn, VA Jul 09, 2017 $70,803
Java/Spring Developer E-Giants Technologies LLC Ashburn, VA Sep 04, 2018 $70,283
Java Developer Viewsoft Inc. Ashburn, VA May 07, 2018 $70,283
Java Developer Sena Info Technologies, Inc. Ashburn, VA Mar 12, 2015 $70,000
Java Developer GVA Infotech Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 18, 2017 $70,000
Java Developer Idigital Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 16, 2016 $70,000
Java Developer Zillion Technologies Inc. Ashburn, VA Apr 15, 2016 $70,000
Java Developer Concert Tech Corporation Ashburn, VA Feb 02, 2015 $70,000
Java Developer Anira Solutions Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 18, 2017 $70,000
Java Developer Sena Info Technologies, Inc. Ashburn, VA Aug 17, 2015 $69,638
Java Developer Client Focus LLC Ashburn, VA Jul 14, 2015 $69,056
Java Developer Melbourne It DBS, Inc. Ashburn, VA Oct 01, 2012 $68,000 -
$78,000
Java Developer Anira Solutions Inc. Ashburn, VA Oct 09, 2016 $66,000
Java Developer GVA Infotech Inc. Ashburn, VA Oct 09, 2016 $66,000
Java Developer Cygtec, Inc. Ashburn, VA Sep 16, 2016 $61,000
Java Developer Sena Info Technologies, Inc. Ashburn, VA Apr 18, 2016 $60,549
Java Developer Client Focus LLC Ashburn, VA Jul 14, 2015 $55,120

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Top Skills for A Java Developer

WebApplicationJSPHtmlDatabaseServletsXMLPl/SqlUserInterfaceJava/J2EeJunitStrutsFrameworkMVCCSSJdbcWebServicesJax-WsProceduresLog4JEJBDesignPatterns

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Top Java Developer Skills

  1. Web Application
  2. JSP
  3. Html
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Implemented JSON with Flex to feed Data grids into the web application.
  • Designed and developed JSP pages for modules reporting.
  • Designed and developed the HTML front end screens and validated forms using JavaScript.
  • Design and coding of screens involving complex calculations on various data windows accessing different tables on the oracle database.
  • Develop and maintain J2EE components including JSPs, and Servlets.

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