Compared to other languages, Java is not only easy to learn, but also easy to use, write, compile, and debug. Its simplicity has helped increase its global prevalence. Java is currently leading the pack in both the Android mobile application development market and the enterprise back-end market.
Career opportunities in Java span a wide variety of roles and industries. All of the 500 companies on the Fortune 500 list use Java to a great extent: building application servers, web applications, unit tests, mobile applications, desktop applications and enterprise applications.
Across all domains, corporations are scurrying to attract top IT talent – and Java developers in particular. The demand for trained and certified Java professionals has substantially increased salaries for jobs associated with Java.
According to Indeed.com, the average annual Java developer salary in the USA is now more than USD100,000, and growing.
The future looks bright for Java talent.