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Java Development

Java Developer

A Java Developer is primarily responsible for developing complex, web-based applications using Java. From developing technical designs to software analysis, testing and debugging, a proficient Java Developers skill set is diverse, effective and powerful.

The founding father of Java, James Gosling, released Java as a core component of Sun Microsystems’ back in 1995 – which has since been acquired by Oracle. Currently, the latest version of Java is Java 11, supported by Java 8.

As Greater London’s tech ecosystem continues to grow, the demand for Java Developers has increased. Java Developers’ expertise and ability to collaborate with web developers and software engineers make them particularly sought after. Salary for a Java Developer varies, reliant on a number of independent factors such as experience, the role itself, and location, with Java Developer roles in London tending to offer more.

Client Server recruits for a spectrum of Java jobs in Australia and beyond, from a Graduate Java Programmer treading on the first rung of the career ladder, to a Principle Java Architect who works with industry innovators, we can find the right Java role for you.

Java Developer Job Titles

Job titles for a Java Developer vary greatly; Java Engineer, Java Programmer, Java Consultant, Java Architect, Java Software Engineer, Java Web Developer, JavaX but all essentially fall under the same bracket of Java Development


Melbourne, Australia, is considered one of the ‘most liveable’ cities in the world. Melbourne boasts a well-connected transport network, low crime rates and plenty of jobs, plus a vibrant arts and culture scene, first rate universities and more. And we haven’t even mentioned the fantastic weather, beaches or great food yet!

Melbourne is also considered an excellent location to birth a start-up. There are many grants available to anyone wanting to start a business in Melbourne that represents creativity, innovation, business readiness or financial viability, so Melbourne successfully attracts some top tech talent.

Not only does Melbourne offer a fantastic quality of life, but it’s also incredibly tech-career friendly. Melbourne is a place of fast growth and facilitates a thriving tech scene where established industry innovators, global tech giants and early-stage start-ups co-exist well.

The state and the federal government have initiated campaigns to grow and capitalise on the start-up ecosystem in Melbourne, so the Melbourne tech sector has grown year on year and is home to companies of all sizes. Google, IBM, Infosys are just some of the global tech giants that have a base in Melbourne.

The Melbourne tech scene offers a very strong ‘meet up’ culture, supporting the student community to learn about the industry, network and learn about employment across a range of tech sectors.

From the quality of life to the start-up culture, talent pool and diverse range of companies, Melbourne ticks a lot of boxes for a prospective candidate looking for a job in tech. If you’re passionate about work-life balance but also want the chance to accelerate your career and be part of a thriving tech community, Melbourne could be the place for you.

Client Server is currently recruiting for a number of tech jobs in Melbourne, Sydney and the rest of Australia. If you’re looking for a new role and would like to discuss your options with one of our consultants, get in touch today.