Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 30 41
Rank change year-on-year -63 +11 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 94 183 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.99% 8.25% 5.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 8.48% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 93 176 163
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £62,500 £55,450
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3,041 2,159 2,821
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.34% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,263 1,832 2,377
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2018, 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 94 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (47.87%) Python
3 42 (44.68%) Computer Science
4 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (34.04%) NoSQL
6 31 (32.98%) Degree
7 28 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
8 27 (28.72%) Docker
9 25 (26.60%) TDD
10 24 (25.53%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (22.34%) MongoDB
11 21 (22.34%) Software Engineering
12 20 (21.28%) OOP
13 19 (20.21%) Web Services
14 18 (19.15%) C++
14 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 18 (19.15%) Big Data
15 17 (18.09%) .NET
15 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
15 17 (18.09%) RESTful
15 17 (18.09%) Spring
16 16 (17.02%) Data Management
16 16 (17.02%) JSON
16 16 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
16 16 (17.02%) HBase
16 16 (17.02%) Data Structures
17 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
18 14 (14.89%) HTML
19 13 (13.83%) C#

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 24 (25.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 28 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.38%) GitHub
4 6 (6.38%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (34.04%) NoSQL
2 21 (22.34%) MongoDB
3 18 (19.15%) Big Data
4 16 (17.02%) HBase
5 9 (9.57%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (9.57%) GIS
6 7 (7.45%) Text Mining
7 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.19%) MySQL
9 1 (1.06%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.06%) DB2
9 1 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.70%) JUnit
3 10 (10.64%) Selenium
4 9 (9.57%) JIRA
4 9 (9.57%) JMeter
4 9 (9.57%) LoadRunner
4 9 (9.57%) NUnit
4 9 (9.57%) YouTrack
5 8 (8.51%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.51%) Maven
6 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.13%) Mockito
9 1 (1.06%) JBehave
9 1 (1.06%) TestNG
9 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (6.38%) Games
4 5 (5.32%) Electronics
4 5 (5.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.21%) Web Services
2 17 (18.09%) .NET
2 17 (18.09%) RESTful
2 17 (18.09%) Spring
3 16 (17.02%) JSON
4 15 (15.96%) AngularJS
5 14 (14.89%) HTML
6 13 (13.83%) CSS
7 10 (10.64%) Hibernate
8 9 (9.57%) REST
9 7 (7.45%) Akka
9 7 (7.45%) J2EE
10 6 (6.38%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.38%) jQuery
11 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.19%) JPA
13 2 (2.13%) Ehcache
13 2 (2.13%) Lucene
14 1 (1.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (44.68%) Computer Science
2 16 (17.02%) Data Structures
3 11 (11.70%) Algorithms
4 10 (10.64%) Internet of Things
5 8 (8.51%) Fintech
6 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (7.45%) Life Science
7 6 (6.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (6.38%) Online Games
7 6 (6.38%) Private Cloud
8 3 (3.19%) Smart Energy
9 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (2.13%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Android
1 8 (8.51%) Apple iOS
1 8 (8.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.60%) TDD
3 21 (22.34%) Software Engineering
4 20 (21.28%) OOP
5 16 (17.02%) Data Management
6 12 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (11.70%) Multithreading
7 11 (11.70%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.57%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (9.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.57%) SDET
9 8 (8.51%) DevOps
9 8 (8.51%) Web Development
10 7 (7.45%) OO
11 6 (6.38%) Cryptography
11 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.38%) Mathematics
11 6 (6.38%) MVC
11 6 (6.38%) Software Architecture
11 6 (6.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (47.87%) Python
3 27 (28.72%) JavaScript
4 18 (19.15%) C++
5 13 (13.83%) C#
6 10 (10.64%) Bash Shell
7 9 (9.57%) PowerShell
7 9 (9.57%) SQL
8 8 (8.51%) Scala
9 7 (7.45%) Ruby
10 5 (5.32%) C
11 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (32.98%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (28.72%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (9.57%) Terracotta
2 6 (6.38%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.06%) Google
3 1 (1.06%) IBM
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle