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Research Summary. Using a database of 30 million profiles, Zippia estimates demographics and statistics for Java Developers in the United States. Our estimates are verified against BLS, Census, and current job openings data for accuracy. After extensive research and analysis, Zippia's data science team found that:

  • There are over 174,712 Java Developers currently employed in the United States.
  • 27.4% of all Java Developers are women, while 72.6% are men.
  • The average age of an employed Java Developer is 36 years old.
  • The most common ethnicity of Java Developers is White (64.8%), followed by Asian (15.3%) and Hispanic or Latino (11.1%).
  • The majority of Java Developers are located in NY, New York and IL, Chicago.
  • Java Developers are most in-demand in New York, NY.
  • Java Developers are paid an average annual salary of $88,163.
  • Seattle, WA pays an annual average wage of $110,154, the highest in the US.
  • Java Developers average starting salary is $69,000.
  • In 2021, women earned 96% of what men earned.
  • The top 10% of highest-paid Java Developers earn as much as $111,000 or more.
  • Washington is the best state for Java Developers to live.
  • Java Developers are more likely to work at Public companies in comparison to Private companies.

Java Developer Statistics By Gender

Among Java Developers, 27.4% of them are women compared to 72.6% which are men.

  • Male, 72.6%
  • Female, 27.4%

Java Developers By Gender

GenderPercentages
Male72.6%
Female27.4%

Gender Pay Gap For Java Developer

Women Earn 96¢ For Every $1 Earned By Men

male-income
Male Income
$92,691
female-income
Female Income
$89,020

Java Developer Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the Java Developer position over time.

Male
Female
100%
80%
60%
40%
20%
0%
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019

Java Developer Gender By Year

YearMaleFemale
201067.61%32.39%
201166.46%33.54%
201269.67%30.33%
201369.79%30.21%
201469.18%30.82%
201567.19%32.81%
201667.97%32.03%
201767.56%32.44%
201865.84%34.16%
201968.88%31.12%

Java Developer Male to Female Ratio

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, Dell Certified Systems Expert and Software Applications Architect have the biggest difference in gender.

Job TitleMaleFemale
Informatics Nurse Specialist13%87%
Clinical Support Specialist22%78%
Clinic Administrator23%77%
Java Developer73%27%
Senior Data Center Engineer98%2%
Software Applications Architect98%2%
Dell Certified Systems Expert99%1%

Java Developer Statistics By Race

The most common ethnicity among Java Developers is White, which makes up 64.8% of all Java Developers. Comparatively, there are 15.3% of the Asian ethnicity and 11.1% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

  • White, 64.8%
  • Asian, 15.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 11.1%
  • Black or African American, 5.8%
  • Unknown, 2.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.3%

Java Developer Race

Java Developer RacePercentages
White64.8%
Asian15.3%
Hispanic or Latino11.1%
Black or African American5.8%
Unknown2.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native0.3%

Java Developer Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2010-2019 among Java Developers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Java Developer Race By Year

YearWhiteBlack or African AmericanAsianHispanic or Latino
201071.58%4.43%13.63%6.84%
201170.48%4.19%14.06%8.28%
201270.24%5.45%13.49%7.74%
201370.65%6.00%13.09%7.34%
201470.06%5.59%13.52%7.96%
201567.90%5.46%14.49%8.55%
201667.69%4.84%15.12%9.19%
201766.70%5.13%15.14%9.96%
201866.11%6.05%13.88%10.13%
201964.80%5.83%15.30%11.06%

Java Developer Wage Gap By Race

Asian Java Developers have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or Latino Java Developers have the lowest average salary at $88,214.
$95,000
$93,000
$91,000
$89,000
$87,000
Unknown
White
Black or African American
Asian
Hispanic or Latino
EthnicitySalary
Unknown$90,656
White$89,044
Black or African American$92,722
Asian$93,640
Hispanic or Latino$88,214

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Average Age of a Java Developer

We determined the average age of Java Developers based on ethnicity and gender.

Male
Female

Java Developer Age By Race

RaceMale AgeFemale Age
Unknown3935.5
White3635
Black or African American3533
Asian3534
Hispanic or Latino3437

Java Developer Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of Java Developer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of Java Developers is 30-40 years old, which represents 42% of the population.

20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years


Java Developer Age

Java Developer YearsPercentages
20-30 years22%
30-40 years42%
40+ years36%

Types of Java Developer Degree Levels

The most common degree for Java Developers is Bachelor's Degree 75% of Java Developers earn that degree. A close second is Master's Degree with 22% and rounding it off is Associate Degree with 1%.

  • Bachelors, 75%
  • Masters, 22%
  • Associate, 1%
  • Diploma, 1%
  • Other Degrees, 1%

Java Developers By Education

Java Developer DegreePercentages
Bachelors75%
Masters22%
Associate1%
Diploma1%
Other Degrees1%

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Java Developer Wage Gap By Education

Java Developers with a Masters degree earn more than those without, at $96,262 annually. With a Bachelors degree, Java Developers earn a median annual income of $92,691 compared to $85,390 for Java Developers with an Associate degree.
$98,000
$95,000
$92,000
$89,000
$86,000
$83,000
Master's Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Some College/ Associate Degree
EducationSalary
Master's Degree$96,262
Bachelor's Degree$92,691
Some College/ Associate Degree$85,390

Java Developer Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ Java Developers. We found that the most common company type is Public. In addition, the industry that employs the most Java Developers is the Finance industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire Java Developers.

< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

Java Developer Jobs By Employer Size

Company SizePercentages
< 50 employees3%
50 - 100 employees2%
100 - 500 employees4%
500 - 1,000 employees8%
1,000 - 10,000 employees20%
> 10,000 employees62%

The Types Of Companies Java Developer Work In

Employees with the Java Developer job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most Java Developers prefer to work at Public companies over Private companies.

Education

Public

Private

Government

Java Developer Jobs By Sector

Company TypePercentages
Education1%
Public66%
Private32%
Government1%

Top Industries Hiring Java Developers

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ Java Developers. Those industries include Finance, Technology and Professional.

Fortune 500

Finance

Technology

Professional

Insurance

Java Developer Turnover And Employment Statistics

Java Developer Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of Java Developers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Java Developer Unemployment Rate By Year

YearJava Developer Unemployment Rate
20106.83%
20116.20%
20124.69%
20135.98%
20144.44%
20155.01%
20163.71%
20174.10%
20183.35%
20193.70%

The Average Number of Years That Java Developer Stay in a Job

By looking over 39,338 Java Developers resumes, we figured out that the average Java Developer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 60%.

Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years


Java Developer Tenure

Number or YearsPercentages
Less than 1 year28%
1-2 years60%
3-4 years5%
5-7 years6%
8-10 years1%
11+ years0%

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Java Developers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to Java Developers.

Job TitleLGBTJob Openings
Game Designer7.66%51,609
Data Communications Specialist7.80%134,457
Java Developer7.86%
Contractor-Database Administration8.31%26,576
Network Services Supervisor8.39%90,109
Product Support Analyst9.71%173,709
Computer Scientist20.69%66,631

Java Developer LGBT Demographics

ProfessionPercentages of LGBT Job Openings
Game Designer7.66%51,609
Data Communications Specialist7.80%134,457
Contractor-Database Administration8.31%26,576
Network Services Supervisor8.39%90,109
Product Support Analyst9.71%173,709
Computer Scientist20.69%66,631

Foreign Languages Spoken By Java Developers

The most common foreign language among Java Developers is Spanish at 24.0%. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 13.3% and Mandarin is the third-most popular at 9.3%.

  • Spanish, 24.0%
  • Chinese, 13.3%
  • Mandarin, 9.3%
  • French, 8.0%
  • Carrier, 6.7%
  • Other, 38.7%

Java Developer Languages Spoken

Foreign LanguagePercentages
Spanish24.0%
Chinese13.3%
Mandarin9.3%
French8.0%
Carrier6.7%
Other38.7%

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Where Do Java Developers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where Java Developers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Java Developers Located?

By looking through more than 39,338 resumes, we found that the most popular places for Java Developers are NY, New York and IL, Chicago.

Number of Java Developers

Where Are Java Developers In High Demand?

We looked over job openings to determine where in the country Java Developers are in the most demand.

Jobs Openings

Java Developer Demographics FAQs

What percentage of Java Developers are female?

31.1% of java developers are female in the United States. This is -3.0 percentage points lower than last year. Additionally, the percentage of female java developers has decreased by -1.3 percentage points since 2010. That means there are a total of 54,335 female java developers in the U.S. and 120,377 male java developers in the United States. Note that Zippia's estimate accounts only for the 174,712 people with the specific job title of java developer and doesn't include grouping similar job titles, or people with potentially similar credentialing.

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