Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Programmer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Programmer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 138 148
Rank change year-on-year -31 +10 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 2 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.074% 1.04% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 1.07% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 14
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £35,500 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £62,500 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -18.60%

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 2645 2514 2838
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 97.42% 97.07% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2005 2046 2386
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%

Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Java Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Java Programmer in Cambridge

Java Programmer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Java Programmer in Cambridge

Java Programmer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Programmer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Programmer in Cambridge

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Informatics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Text Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Lucene
2 1 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical

Java Programmer 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (50.00%) Text Mining
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Lucene
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Informatics
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker