Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 55 32
Rank change year-on-year -21 -23 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 84 161 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.45% 5.97% 7.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 6.09% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 53 154 169
Cambridge median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £71,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2,343 2,643 2,318
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 97.96% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,692 2,040 1,927
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £46,902 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +4.23% +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 84 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 37 (44.05%) SQL
5 36 (42.86%) Python
6 35 (41.67%) TDD
7 33 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
8 32 (38.10%) Web Services
9 28 (33.33%) Software Engineering
10 26 (30.95%) Spring
10 26 (30.95%) Docker
11 25 (29.76%) C#
12 24 (28.57%) AngularJS
13 23 (27.38%) Microservices
13 23 (27.38%) WorldPay
14 22 (26.19%) NoSQL
14 22 (26.19%) C++
15 21 (25.00%) Multithreading
15 21 (25.00%) Machine Learning
15 21 (25.00%) DevOps
16 20 (23.81%) RESTful
17 19 (22.62%) Git (software)
17 19 (22.62%) Big Data
18 18 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
18 18 (21.43%) Distributed Algorithms
18 18 (21.43%) Akka
18 18 (21.43%) OpenShift
18 18 (21.43%) Algorithms
18 18 (21.43%) Payment Gateway
18 18 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery

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 6 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.38%) JBoss
2 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) nginx
3 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.19%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 33 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (21.43%) OpenShift
3 13 (15.48%) GitHub
4 3 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.57%) CloudFront
4 3 (3.57%) SaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) IPv6
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) NoSQL
2 19 (22.62%) Big Data
3 18 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (10.71%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.19%) MySQL
9 1 (1.19%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 9 (10.71%) Eclipse
5 7 (8.33%) JIRA
6 4 (4.76%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.57%) JUnit
7 3 (3.57%) Selenium
8 2 (2.38%) Maven
9 1 (1.19%) Gradle
9 1 (1.19%) Hudson
9 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.19%) VisualVM
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Games
3 3 (3.57%) Military
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.10%) Web Services
2 26 (30.95%) Spring
3 24 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 20 (23.81%) RESTful
5 18 (21.43%) Akka
6 12 (14.29%) .NET
6 12 (14.29%) Spring Boot
7 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 9 (10.71%) Hibernate
7 9 (10.71%) Play Framework
8 7 (8.33%) REST
9 5 (5.95%) J2SE
10 4 (4.76%) J2EE
10 4 (4.76%) jQuery
10 4 (4.76%) Node.js
10 4 (4.76%) React
11 3 (3.57%) Ajax
11 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.57%) CSS
11 3 (3.57%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Algorithms
2 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.29%) Fintech
4 11 (13.10%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (10.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (10.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (10.71%) NHS
5 9 (10.71%) Online Games
5 9 (10.71%) Private Cloud
5 9 (10.71%) Public Cloud
6 5 (5.95%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.57%) Life Science
8 2 (2.38%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.19%) Raspberry Pi
9 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Android
2 10 (11.90%) Apple iOS
2 10 (11.90%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (41.67%) TDD
3 28 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 23 (27.38%) Microservices
5 21 (25.00%) DevOps
5 21 (25.00%) Machine Learning
5 21 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 18 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
6 18 (21.43%) Distributed Algorithms
6 18 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 18 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 18 (21.43%) Software Architecture
6 18 (21.43%) Visualisation
7 16 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (15.48%) Scrum
9 11 (13.10%) OO
10 9 (10.71%) API Design
10 9 (10.71%) Cryptography
10 9 (10.71%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 37 (44.05%) SQL
4 36 (42.86%) Python
5 25 (29.76%) C#
6 22 (26.19%) C++
7 18 (21.43%) C
7 18 (21.43%) Scala
8 11 (13.10%) Java 8
9 10 (11.90%) Ruby
9 10 (11.90%) TypeScript
10 3 (3.57%) Go
10 3 (3.57%) sed
11 1 (1.19%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.71%) PCI DSS
1 9 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 26 (30.95%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Ansible
2 11 (13.10%) Kubernetes
3 9 (10.71%) Terraform
4 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) WorldPay
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.19%) VMware