If you have seen a Java developer role in which you want to apply for then you will already have previous experience in being able to write code using Java. Usually you will have worked in software maybe as a software engineer and be confident at writing new programmes in Java.
You will be a technical person who enjoys working out code and can work in a methodical manner by understanding what your role is all about and you are able to explain software issues to others in a non technical manner.
If you are ready to write your covering letter but not sure where to start, please see the below example which you can use as a guide.
Java Developer Cover Letter Example
222 Every Road, Any Town, AA1 1BB
Mrs Jane Smith
Application for the role of Java Developer
I would like to apply for the role of Java Developer which I have seen advertised in (which publication and when), please find enclosed my up to date CV.
As you will see from my CV, I have been working as a software engineer for over four years now concentrating specifically on Java and I would like a new challenge and feel that I could do the Java developer role that you have got advertised.
I am a methodical but technical person, I like to problem solve and figure things out and that is why I enjoy writing and developing new software as it requires a great deal of thought and logical like solving a puzzle.
I am a very organised and dedicated person to my work, I like to ensure that I meet my deadlines and I usually am working on a number of different projects at any one time. I believe that my time management skills are good and I am a very honest person.
I have enclosed my CV for your consideration, should you be interested in my skills please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my application, I look forward to hearing from you.