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How to hire a Java developer

Looking for a Java developer to join your tech team? Here’s some expert guidance on how and where to tap into this talent pool.

What skills to look for when hiring a Java developer

Java developers typically have experience in the following areas:

  • Object-oriented programming, data structures and algorithms.
  • The programming languages Java, Kotlin and Scala.
  • Popular Java frameworks such as Spring and Hibernate.
  • Java development tools such as Eclipse, IntelliJ IDEA, and Apache Maven.
  • Relational databases, including MySQL and PostgreSQL.
  • Knowledge of version control, using Git and Bitbucket.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.
  • The Java SE (Standard Edition) platform.
  • Developing and deploying applications in a cloud-based environment like AWS or Azure.

Since Java developers work in the back end, experience with DevOps skills including Kubernetes and Docker will also be useful.

How much does it cost to hire a Java developer?

Java developer salaries can vary widely depending on company size, industry, individual experience, and skills, as well as type of work. These factors all influence the salary a company will offer to a prospective hire.

That said, have a look at more detailed salary breakdowns for Java developers in the following regions:

Check out our developer salary hub for more salary information, including programming languages, industry and frameworks.

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Writing a Java developer job description

To write a job description for a Java developer, check out our guide on creating a role scorecard here, and use our downloadable scorecard template.

By putting together a good role scorecard, it will be easier to come up with the practical definition of the right person for the role you are trying to fill. You are then ready to set up your public-facing job advert.

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