Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 45 33
Rank change year-on-year -49 -12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 89 171 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.98% 6.64% 7.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 6.85% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 54 174 186
Cambridge median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £29,375 £32,500 £34,116
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -5.26%

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 2,886 2,495 2,585
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 96.82% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,987 1,888 2,091
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,825 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 89 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (60.67%) Python
3 44 (49.44%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (47.19%) Web Services
5 41 (46.07%) JavaScript
5 41 (46.07%) Docker
6 39 (43.82%) SQL
6 39 (43.82%) TDD
7 35 (39.33%) NoSQL
8 34 (38.20%) AngularJS
8 34 (38.20%) RESTful
9 31 (34.83%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (34.83%) Spring
9 31 (34.83%) DevOps
10 30 (33.71%) WorldPay
11 29 (32.58%) Microservices
11 29 (32.58%) Software Engineering
11 29 (32.58%) Finance
12 27 (30.34%) GitHub
13 26 (29.21%) Jenkins
13 26 (29.21%) Android
14 25 (28.09%) Integration Testing
14 25 (28.09%) Scala
14 25 (28.09%) E-Commerce
14 25 (28.09%) Akka
14 25 (28.09%) OpenShift
14 25 (28.09%) Apple iOS
14 25 (28.09%) Apache Cassandra
14 25 (28.09%) Software Architecture

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 11 (12.36%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.37%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.25%) nginx
4 1 (1.12%) Jetty
4 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 44 (49.44%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (30.34%) GitHub
3 25 (28.09%) OpenShift
4 5 (5.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.37%) CloudFront
6 3 (3.37%) npm
6 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) IPv6
2 1 (1.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (39.33%) NoSQL
2 25 (28.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (13.48%) Big Data
4 8 (8.99%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.49%) HBase
7 3 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.25%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.12%) MySQL
9 1 (1.12%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (29.21%) Jenkins
2 23 (25.84%) Cucumber
2 23 (25.84%) Sonatype Nexus
3 20 (22.47%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.99%) JIRA
5 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.37%) Artifactory
6 3 (3.37%) JUnit
6 3 (3.37%) Selenium
6 3 (3.37%) webpack
7 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 23 (25.84%) Games
3 3 (3.37%) Military
4 2 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (47.19%) Web Services
2 34 (38.20%) AngularJS
2 34 (38.20%) RESTful
3 31 (34.83%) Spring
4 25 (28.09%) Akka
5 24 (26.97%) .NET
6 23 (25.84%) .NET Framework
7 9 (10.11%) jQuery
8 7 (7.87%) Hibernate
8 7 (7.87%) HTML
9 5 (5.62%) JSON
9 5 (5.62%) REST
10 3 (3.37%) Ajax
10 3 (3.37%) Aurelia
10 3 (3.37%) Lucene
10 3 (3.37%) Sass
10 3 (3.37%) Spring Boot
10 3 (3.37%) Tapestry
10 3 (3.37%) XML
10 3 (3.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Computer Science
1 23 (25.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 23 (25.84%) Online Games
1 23 (25.84%) Private Cloud
2 21 (23.60%) Fintech
3 9 (10.11%) Algorithms
4 8 (8.99%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (5.62%) NHS
6 4 (4.49%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.49%) Life Science
7 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.25%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.25%) iPad
7 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.25%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.21%) Android
2 25 (28.09%) Apple iOS
3 18 (20.22%) Linux
4 3 (3.37%) Windows
5 1 (1.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (43.82%) TDD
3 31 (34.83%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (34.83%) DevOps
4 29 (32.58%) Microservices
4 29 (32.58%) Software Engineering
5 25 (28.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 25 (28.09%) E-Commerce
5 25 (28.09%) Integration Testing
5 25 (28.09%) Software Architecture
6 23 (25.84%) Cryptography
6 23 (25.84%) DDoS Mitigation
6 23 (25.84%) ERD
6 23 (25.84%) Wireframes
7 17 (19.10%) Machine Learning
8 10 (11.24%) OO
8 10 (11.24%) Scrum
9 8 (8.99%) Data Science
9 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
10 7 (7.87%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (60.67%) Python
3 41 (46.07%) JavaScript
4 39 (43.82%) SQL
5 25 (28.09%) Scala
6 24 (26.97%) Ruby
7 11 (12.36%) C++
8 9 (10.11%) C#
9 8 (8.99%) TypeScript
10 6 (6.74%) C
11 5 (5.62%) Java 8
11 5 (5.62%) Kotlin
12 3 (3.37%) Go
12 3 (3.37%) sed
13 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.84%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 41 (46.07%) Docker
2 3 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Ansible
2 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.25%) Terraform
3 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) WorldPay
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) Terracotta
4 1 (1.12%) VMware