In a recent survey, RebelLabs asked 2164 Java professionals about their technology usage in 14 tool categories, and found some interesting trends in The Java Tools and Technologies Landscape for 2014 Here is a list of the leading technologies in their respective areas on which we gathered information:

  • JUnit – 82.5%* - Top testing framework used by developers
  • Jenkins – 70%º - Most used CI server in the industry
  • Git – 69%* - #1 version control technology out there
  • Hibernate – 67.5%*/º - The top ORM framework used
  • Java 7 – 65% - The industry leader for SE development
  • Maven – 64% - Most used build tool in Java
  • Nexus – 64%º - The main repository used by developers
  • MongoDB – 56%º - The NoSQL technology of choice
  • FindBugs – 55%*/º - Most-used static code analysis tool in Java
  • Tomcat – 50%º - The most popular application server on the market
  • Java EE 6 – 49%º - Found in the most enterprise Java environments
  • Eclipse – 48% - The IDE used more than any other
  • Spring MVC – 40%*/º - The most commonly used web framework
  • MySQL – 32%º - The most popular SQL technology

This plus tons more can be seen on the RebelLabs website, so download the full 50+ page report right here: http://0t.ee/1kly1Wn