Period
to 26 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

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

Java Developer
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 45 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 359 242 862
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 5.23% 5.78% 6.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 6.18% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 335 221 817
10th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £47,500
25th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £110,000 £110,000
London median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 6,421 3,914 12,027
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 93.55% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5,724 3,433 10,689
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £35,750
25th Percentile £53,438 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £63,648
% change year-on-year +3.70% +6.05% +6.08%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Central London

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Central London.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Central London

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in Central London over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Central London

Java Developer
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 351 £90,000 +20.00% 151
West End of London -6 4 £72,500 - 1
Camden - 1 £68,500 -
Java Developer
London

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, 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 Central London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 359 (100.00%) Java
2 161 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (36.77%) Finance
4 116 (32.31%) Microservices
5 114 (31.75%) Fintech
6 112 (31.20%) Spring
7 81 (22.56%) Spring Boot
8 77 (21.45%) Java 8
8 77 (21.45%) Banking
9 73 (20.33%) Multithreading
10 67 (18.66%) Front Office
11 65 (18.11%) Kubernetes
12 61 (16.99%) TDD
13 59 (16.43%) Kafka
13 59 (16.43%) DevOps
14 57 (15.88%) Docker
15 54 (15.04%) Algorithms
15 54 (15.04%) Big Data
16 51 (14.21%) Hadoop
17 50 (13.93%) AWS
18 46 (12.81%) Git (software)
19 42 (11.70%) JavaScript
20 41 (11.42%) Data Structures
21 38 (10.58%) React
21 38 (10.58%) Electronic Trading
21 38 (10.58%) MongoDB
22 36 (10.03%) Full Stack Development
23 35 (9.75%) Apache Cassandra
23 35 (9.75%) AngularJS
23 35 (9.75%) FIX Protocol

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 17 (4.74%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.84%) Confluence
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.56%) Apache
4 2 (0.56%) Jetty
5 1 (0.28%) GemFire
5 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.28%) JBoss
5 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.28%) Tornado
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (4.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 50 (13.93%) AWS
2 30 (8.36%) Azure
3 27 (7.52%) GCP
4 10 (2.79%) Serverless
5 9 (2.51%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.95%) Amazon ECS
7 6 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.67%) Amazon EKS
8 5 (1.39%) SaaS
8 5 (1.39%) Snowflake
9 4 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.28%) Apigee
11 1 (0.28%) GitHub
11 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.04%) Big Data
2 51 (14.21%) Hadoop
3 38 (10.58%) MongoDB
4 35 (9.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 25 (6.96%) NoSQL
6 23 (6.41%) Relational Database
7 20 (5.57%) Flink
7 20 (5.57%) MySQL
8 17 (4.74%) Redis
9 10 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.23%) SQL Server
11 6 (1.67%) KDB
12 4 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.84%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.56%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.56%) DB2
14 2 (0.56%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.56%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.28%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 46 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.19%) Maven
3 29 (8.08%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.95%) Cucumber
4 7 (1.95%) Gradle
4 7 (1.95%) JIRA
4 7 (1.95%) JUnit
5 6 (1.67%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.39%) Mockito
7 3 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.84%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.84%) Selenium
7 3 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.84%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.56%) Ant
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (0.56%) Concordion
8 2 (0.56%) GitLab
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Archiva
General
1 132 (36.77%) Finance
2 77 (21.45%) Banking
3 67 (18.66%) Front Office
4 30 (8.36%) Social Skills
5 16 (4.46%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.06%) Advertising
8 10 (2.79%) Games
9 9 (2.51%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.39%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.11%) Retail
12 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (0.56%) Public Speaking
12 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.28%) Marketing
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (31.20%) Spring
2 81 (22.56%) Spring Boot
3 59 (16.43%) Kafka
4 38 (10.58%) React
5 35 (9.75%) AngularJS
5 35 (9.75%) FIX Protocol
6 28 (7.80%) RESTful
7 27 (7.52%) Web Services
8 25 (6.96%) JMS
9 22 (6.13%) REST
10 21 (5.85%) HTML
11 19 (5.29%) ActiveMQ
12 16 (4.46%) HTML5
13 15 (4.18%) Hibernate
14 13 (3.62%) CSS
15 12 (3.34%) Vue.js
16 11 (3.06%) Micronaut
16 11 (3.06%) Ratpack
17 10 (2.79%) XML
18 9 (2.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.04%) Algorithms
2 41 (11.42%) Data Structures
3 33 (9.19%) Derivative
3 33 (9.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (8.36%) Fixed Income
6 27 (7.52%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (5.85%) Hedge funds
8 18 (5.01%) Legacy Systems
9 17 (4.74%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.23%) Cloud Native
11 8 (2.23%) Pricing Data
12 6 (1.67%) Social Media
13 3 (0.84%) Clustering
13 3 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
14 2 (0.56%) Media Streaming
14 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.64%) Linux
2 13 (3.62%) Unix
3 6 (1.67%) Windows
4 4 (1.11%) Android
4 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (32.31%) Microservices
3 114 (31.75%) Fintech
4 73 (20.33%) Multithreading
5 61 (16.99%) TDD
6 59 (16.43%) DevOps
7 38 (10.58%) Electronic Trading
8 36 (10.03%) Full Stack Development
9 35 (9.75%) OO
10 34 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (9.19%) Software Engineering
12 27 (7.52%) Clean Code
12 27 (7.52%) Concurrent Programming
13 23 (6.41%) SDLC
14 22 (6.13%) BDD
15 17 (4.74%) OOD
15 17 (4.74%) Scrum
16 16 (4.46%) Migration
17 15 (4.18%) OOP
17 15 (4.18%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 359 (100.00%) Java
2 77 (21.45%) Java 8
3 42 (11.70%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.19%) Python
4 33 (9.19%) SQL
5 29 (8.08%) Kotlin
6 18 (5.01%) Go
7 13 (3.62%) Scala
8 11 (3.06%) C++
9 8 (2.23%) Java 11
10 6 (1.67%) C
10 6 (1.67%) C#
10 6 (1.67%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.84%) ES6
11 3 (0.84%) PHP
11 3 (0.84%) R
12 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.56%) Groovy
12 2 (0.56%) Rust
12 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (3.34%) Degree
2 8 (2.23%) SC Cleared
2 8 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.95%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 57 (15.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 65 (18.11%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.95%) Prometheus
3 6 (1.67%) Terraform
4 3 (0.84%) Ansible
5 2 (0.56%) Grafana
6 1 (0.28%) Mesos
6 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (7.52%) Google
2 13 (3.62%) Oracle
3 9 (2.51%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.11%) Greenplum
4 4 (1.11%) Sybase
5 3 (0.84%) IBM
5 3 (0.84%) Solace
6 2 (0.56%) SmartStream
6 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.28%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.28%) Murex
7 1 (0.28%) Splunk