The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 30 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 105 107 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.83% 7.74% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.13% 8.01% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 95 104 90
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £35,791 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,800 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1291 1336 1458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 96.27% 96.67% 98.58%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1072 1230
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 211 (100.00%) Java
2 89 (42.18%) Degree
3 78 (36.97%) Spring
3 78 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (36.02%) Computer Science
5 72 (34.12%) Software Engineering
6 68 (32.23%) Amazon AWS
6 68 (32.23%) NoSQL
7 62 (29.38%) Python
8 60 (28.44%) Web Services
9 56 (26.54%) SQL
10 52 (24.64%) JavaScript
11 46 (21.80%) Big Data
12 45 (21.33%) Elasticsearch
13 42 (19.91%) SDLC
13 42 (19.91%) XML
13 42 (19.91%) Hibernate
14 39 (18.48%) Maven
14 39 (18.48%) C++
15 38 (18.01%) Linux
16 37 (17.54%) Algorithms
17 36 (17.06%) RESTful
18 32 (15.17%) OO
18 32 (15.17%) Visualisation
19 31 (14.69%) Git (software)
19 31 (14.69%) Data Visualisation
20 30 (14.22%) Data Structures
21 28 (13.27%) Perl
21 28 (13.27%) Grid Computing
22 27 (12.80%) Docker

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 45 (21.33%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (7.11%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.79%) JBoss
4 6 (2.84%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.37%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.90%) Apache
6 4 (1.90%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.42%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.95%) WildFly
9 1 (0.47%) Luigi
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 68 (32.23%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (9.95%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.90%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.90%) GitHub
3 4 (1.90%) Route 53
3 4 (1.90%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.53%) Internet
2 2 (0.95%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (32.23%) NoSQL
2 46 (21.80%) Big Data
3 22 (10.43%) MongoDB
3 22 (10.43%) MySQL
4 21 (9.95%) HBase
5 14 (6.64%) SQL Server
6 13 (6.16%) Text Mining
7 8 (3.79%) Data Mining
7 8 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.90%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.47%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (18.48%) Maven
2 31 (14.69%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.37%) Gradle
4 14 (6.64%) Subversion
5 9 (4.27%) NUnit
5 9 (4.27%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (4.27%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.79%) Eclipse
7 6 (2.84%) JUnit
8 5 (2.37%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.90%) Ant
9 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.90%) JIRA
9 4 (1.90%) Selenium
10 3 (1.42%) Hudson
11 2 (0.95%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.95%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.47%) jMock
12 1 (0.47%) Mockito
General
1 14 (6.64%) Finance
2 4 (1.90%) Marketing
2 4 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.47%) Automotive
3 1 (0.47%) Back Office
3 1 (0.47%) Billing
3 1 (0.47%) Electronics
3 1 (0.47%) Games
3 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (36.97%) Spring
2 60 (28.44%) Web Services
3 42 (19.91%) Hibernate
3 42 (19.91%) XML
4 36 (17.06%) RESTful
5 26 (12.32%) JSON
6 20 (9.48%) J2EE
7 19 (9.00%) HTML
7 19 (9.00%) JSP
8 17 (8.06%) CSS
8 17 (8.06%) jQuery
9 15 (7.11%) Natural Language Processing
10 12 (5.69%) HTML5
10 12 (5.69%) REST
11 6 (2.84%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.84%) CSS3
11 6 (2.84%) JDBC
11 6 (2.84%) SOAP
11 6 (2.84%) Spring MVC
12 5 (2.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 76 (36.02%) Computer Science
2 37 (17.54%) Algorithms
3 30 (14.22%) Data Structures
4 28 (13.27%) Grid Computing
5 18 (8.53%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.37%) LIMS
6 5 (2.37%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.37%) User Experience
7 4 (1.90%) Life Science
8 3 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.47%) Fintech
10 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.47%) Robotics
10 1 (0.47%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.01%) Linux
2 25 (11.85%) Windows
3 6 (2.84%) Unix
4 5 (2.37%) Android
5 4 (1.90%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.95%) Debian
7 2 (0.95%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (34.12%) Software Engineering
3 42 (19.91%) SDLC
4 32 (15.17%) OO
4 32 (15.17%) Visualisation
5 31 (14.69%) Data Visualisation
6 24 (11.37%) Informatics
6 24 (11.37%) Multithreading
7 22 (10.43%) Bioinformatics
8 21 (9.95%) OOP
9 16 (7.58%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.16%) Mathematics
11 12 (5.69%) Test Automation
12 11 (5.21%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (4.74%) Cross-Platform Development
13 10 (4.74%) Machine Learning
14 9 (4.27%) Artificial Intelligence
14 9 (4.27%) Financial Modelling
14 9 (4.27%) Smoke Testing
14 9 (4.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 211 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (29.38%) Python
3 56 (26.54%) SQL
4 52 (24.64%) JavaScript
5 39 (18.48%) C++
6 28 (13.27%) Perl
7 19 (9.00%) C#
8 10 (4.74%) Lua
9 9 (4.27%) Scala
10 5 (2.37%) C
10 5 (2.37%) PHP
11 3 (1.42%) Ruby
12 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.47%) RPG
12 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (42.18%) Degree
2 12 (5.69%) PhD
3 8 (3.79%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.47%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 27 (12.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (8.53%) Oracle
2 9 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.95%) VMware
5 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
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