Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 17 December 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
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 29 35
Rank change year-on-year -47 +6 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 122 188 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.83% 8.17% 7.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 8.38% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 122 178 199
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £55,000
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 3093 2243 2802
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 97.48% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2332 1873 2411
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (46.72%) Python
3 54 (44.26%) Degree
4 52 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (40.98%) Computer Science
6 36 (29.51%) JavaScript
6 36 (29.51%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (27.05%) NoSQL
8 31 (25.41%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (22.13%) HTML
10 26 (21.31%) CSS
11 25 (20.49%) Docker
12 24 (19.67%) Internet of Things
12 24 (19.67%) Internet
12 24 (19.67%) Software Engineering
13 23 (18.85%) MongoDB
14 22 (18.03%) OOP
15 21 (17.21%) TDD
16 20 (16.39%) Data Management
16 20 (16.39%) Multithreading
16 20 (16.39%) Test Automation
17 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (14.75%) REST
18 18 (14.75%) Big Data
18 18 (14.75%) Smart Energy
18 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
18 18 (14.75%) Linux
18 18 (14.75%) C#
18 18 (14.75%) C++
19 17 (13.93%) .NET

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 36 (29.51%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.10%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.28%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.82%) JBoss
5 1 (0.82%) Jetty
5 1 (0.82%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.41%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (13.93%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.64%) GitHub
4 2 (1.64%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (19.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.05%) NoSQL
2 23 (18.85%) MongoDB
3 18 (14.75%) Big Data
4 17 (13.93%) HBase
5 16 (13.11%) Text Mining
6 9 (7.38%) GIS
7 5 (4.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.28%) MySQL
8 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.64%) DB2
9 2 (1.64%) Redis
10 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.82%) KNIME
10 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.11%) Cucumber
3 14 (11.48%) JUnit
3 14 (11.48%) Maven
4 12 (9.84%) JBehave
4 12 (9.84%) Selenium
5 10 (8.20%) JIRA
5 10 (8.20%) JMeter
5 10 (8.20%) LoadRunner
5 10 (8.20%) NUnit
5 10 (8.20%) YouTrack
6 4 (3.28%) Mockito
7 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.64%) TestNG
9 1 (0.82%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.82%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.82%) Log4j
9 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.82%) SCons
General
1 17 (13.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (7.38%) Marketing
3 6 (4.92%) Finance
4 5 (4.10%) Electronics
5 2 (1.64%) Advertising
5 2 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.13%) HTML
2 26 (21.31%) CSS
3 18 (14.75%) REST
4 17 (13.93%) .NET
4 17 (13.93%) JSON
5 15 (12.30%) AngularJS
5 15 (12.30%) Web Services
6 14 (11.48%) RESTful
7 12 (9.84%) J2EE
8 10 (8.20%) Spring
9 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (5.74%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.28%) Akka
11 4 (3.28%) JPA
11 4 (3.28%) jQuery
11 4 (3.28%) Lucene
12 2 (1.64%) Dropwizard
12 2 (1.64%) Ehcache
12 2 (1.64%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (40.98%) Computer Science
2 24 (19.67%) Internet of Things
3 18 (14.75%) Smart Energy
4 17 (13.93%) Data Structures
4 17 (13.93%) Life Science
5 9 (7.38%) Algorithms
6 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.28%) Fintech
8 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.64%) Online Games
9 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.82%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.82%) Raspberry Pi
10 1 (0.82%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) Linux
2 3 (2.46%) Android
2 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.67%) Software Engineering
3 22 (18.03%) OOP
4 21 (17.21%) TDD
5 20 (16.39%) Data Management
5 20 (16.39%) Multithreading
5 20 (16.39%) Test Automation
6 16 (13.11%) Web Development
7 13 (10.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (9.02%) OO
9 10 (8.20%) MVC
9 10 (8.20%) SDET
9 10 (8.20%) Workflow
10 9 (7.38%) BDD
10 9 (7.38%) Collaborative Working
10 9 (7.38%) Machine Learning
11 8 (6.56%) SDLC
12 6 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.92%) DevOps
12 6 (4.92%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (46.72%) Python
3 36 (29.51%) JavaScript
4 18 (14.75%) C#
4 18 (14.75%) C++
5 12 (9.84%) Bash Shell
6 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.92%) C
7 6 (4.92%) SQL
8 5 (4.10%) Scala
9 3 (2.46%) PHP
9 3 (2.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (44.26%) Degree
2 11 (9.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.82%) PhD
3 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (20.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (4.10%) Terracotta
2 2 (1.64%) IBM
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle
2 2 (1.64%) WorldPay
3 1 (0.82%) Google
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft