Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 77 30
Rank change year-on-year +25 -47 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 97 120 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.83% 3.80% 8.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 3.90% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 82 119 174
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £61,125 £71,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 1,942 3,077 2,217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 97.37% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,507 2,330 1,850
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,125 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Cambridge

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Cambridge

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Cambridge

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 97 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (44.33%) JavaScript
4 37 (38.14%) Degree
5 36 (37.11%) Computer Science
5 36 (37.11%) SQL
6 32 (32.99%) TDD
7 31 (31.96%) Python
8 27 (27.84%) Web Services
9 26 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (26.80%) Algorithms
9 26 (26.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 25 (25.77%) Docker
10 25 (25.77%) C#
10 25 (25.77%) Spring
11 24 (24.74%) C++
11 24 (24.74%) Multithreading
11 24 (24.74%) Software Engineering
12 22 (22.68%) C
13 21 (21.65%) Big Data
14 20 (20.62%) Machine Learning
14 20 (20.62%) OO
15 19 (19.59%) Visualisation
15 19 (19.59%) Data Visualisation
15 19 (19.59%) Distributed Algorithms
15 19 (19.59%) Java 8
16 17 (17.53%) RESTful
17 16 (16.49%) DevOps
18 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
19 14 (14.43%) HTML

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.09%) nginx
3 2 (2.06%) JBoss
3 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.80%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.25%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.06%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.06%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) Internet
2 4 (4.12%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) Big Data
2 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.34%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (8.25%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.09%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.06%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.06%) MySQL
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Eclipse
2 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.12%) IntelliJ
3 4 (4.12%) Maven
4 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.06%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) Gradle
5 1 (1.03%) Hudson
5 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.03%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (4.12%) Retail
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Games
3 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.84%) Web Services
2 25 (25.77%) Spring
3 17 (17.53%) RESTful
4 14 (14.43%) HTML
5 13 (13.40%) AngularJS
5 13 (13.40%) Hibernate
5 13 (13.40%) Spring Boot
6 8 (8.25%) Akka
6 8 (8.25%) J2SE
6 8 (8.25%) Play Framework
7 7 (7.22%) Node.js
7 7 (7.22%) REST
8 5 (5.15%) Apache Flex
8 5 (5.15%) J2EE
9 4 (4.12%) CSS
9 4 (4.12%) React
10 3 (3.09%) .NET
10 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.09%) jQuery
11 2 (2.06%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.80%) Algorithms
2 10 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (8.25%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.22%) Virtual Team
5 6 (6.19%) NHS
6 5 (5.15%) Fintech
7 4 (4.12%) Internet of Things
8 3 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (2.06%) Life Science
10 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.03%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.11%) Computer Science
3 32 (32.99%) TDD
4 24 (24.74%) Multithreading
4 24 (24.74%) Software Engineering
5 20 (20.62%) Machine Learning
5 20 (20.62%) OO
6 19 (19.59%) Data Visualisation
6 19 (19.59%) Distributed Algorithms
6 19 (19.59%) Visualisation
7 16 (16.49%) DevOps
8 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (12.37%) BDD
10 11 (11.34%) Microservices
11 10 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (9.28%) DNA
12 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.28%) Scrum
12 9 (9.28%) Web Development
13 8 (8.25%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (44.33%) JavaScript
3 36 (37.11%) SQL
4 31 (31.96%) Python
5 25 (25.77%) C#
6 24 (24.74%) C++
7 22 (22.68%) C
8 19 (19.59%) Java 8
9 9 (9.28%) TypeScript
10 8 (8.25%) Scala
11 3 (3.09%) Kotlin
12 2 (2.06%) Go
Qualifications
1 37 (38.14%) Degree
2 26 (26.80%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
System Software
1 25 (25.77%) Docker
2 3 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) Ansible
2 10 (10.31%) Kubernetes
3 8 (8.25%) Terraform
4 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle
2 8 (8.25%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft