Period
to 3 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Applications Developer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

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

Java Application Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 283 321 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 - +335
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 11 15 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 0
Median annual salary £90,000 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.52% - -
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £57,500 -
% change year-on-year +56.52% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 8,202 9,831 10,252
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 95.42% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,115 8,750 9,059
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

Java Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Applications Developer in the City of London

Java Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Applications Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Java Applications Developer in the City of London

Java Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Applications Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Java Applications Developer in the City of London

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 April 2020, Java Applications 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 City of London region featuring Java Applications Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) Multithreading
3 7 (63.64%) Microservices
4 6 (54.55%) GCP
4 6 (54.55%) Kubernetes
4 6 (54.55%) Hedge funds
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) Docker
4 6 (54.55%) Google
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Front Office
5 5 (45.45%) Swing
5 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) Fixed Income
5 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
6 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (36.36%) QA
6 4 (36.36%) Ant
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) OOD
6 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
7 1 (9.09%) Sybase

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Ignite
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Ant
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Front Office
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Swing
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Hedge funds
2 5 (45.45%) Fixed Income
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Multithreading
2 7 (63.64%) Microservices
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (36.36%) Multithreaded Programming
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) OOD
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Trading
5 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Google
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase