The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Java Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 25 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 438 511 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.46% 7.10% 6.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.83% 7.42% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 410 476 595
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6888 9927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 6155 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the City of London

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Java Developer in the City of London

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 City of London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 890 (100.00%) Java
2 462 (51.91%) Finance
3 399 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 333 (37.42%) Banking
5 284 (31.91%) Spring
6 262 (29.44%) SQL
7 225 (25.28%) TDD
8 222 (24.94%) Multithreading
9 221 (24.83%) JavaScript
10 200 (22.47%) Low Latency
11 191 (21.46%) Maven
12 174 (19.55%) Degree
13 171 (19.21%) AngularJS
14 148 (16.63%) Front Office
15 135 (15.17%) Fintech
16 132 (14.83%) Hibernate
17 122 (13.71%) Computer Science
18 118 (13.26%) JUnit
19 115 (12.92%) J2SE
19 115 (12.92%) Microservices
20 114 (12.81%) Scrum
21 113 (12.70%) Linux
21 113 (12.70%) OO
22 107 (12.02%) BDD
22 107 (12.02%) Concurrent Programming
23 106 (11.91%) Electronic Trading
24 102 (11.46%) Oracle
25 100 (11.24%) NoSQL
26 97 (10.90%) SQL Server
27 95 (10.67%) Scala

Java 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 53 (5.96%) Tomcat
2 44 (4.94%) Jetty
3 42 (4.72%) Apache
4 37 (4.16%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (3.03%) Apache Spark
6 23 (2.58%) JBoss
7 21 (2.36%) WebSphere
8 18 (2.02%) WebLogic
9 15 (1.69%) Apache Solr
10 9 (1.01%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.90%) CMS
11 8 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.56%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.56%) GlassFish
14 4 (0.45%) nginx
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 2 (0.22%) Confluence
16 2 (0.22%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.11%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.24%) SaaS
3 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.67%) GitHub
5 5 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.34%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.35%) FTP
2 6 (0.67%) HTTP
3 3 (0.34%) Internet
4 2 (0.22%) Network Security
5 1 (0.11%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (11.24%) NoSQL
2 97 (10.90%) SQL Server
3 65 (7.30%) MySQL
4 39 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 38 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 36 (4.04%) Big Data
7 34 (3.82%) Hadoop
8 27 (3.03%) Couchbase
9 26 (2.92%) DB2
10 22 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (2.02%) Redis
12 16 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.01%) Blockchain
14 9 (1.01%) Riak
15 6 (0.67%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.67%) KDB
15 6 (0.67%) MarkLogic
16 5 (0.56%) Aerospike
17 4 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 191 (21.46%) Maven
2 118 (13.26%) JUnit
3 89 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 80 (8.99%) Git (software)
5 79 (8.88%) Gradle
6 54 (6.07%) JIRA
7 38 (4.27%) Subversion
8 30 (3.37%) Ant
8 30 (3.37%) Eclipse
9 27 (3.03%) Cucumber
10 21 (2.36%) Mockito
11 15 (1.69%) Gatling
12 12 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.24%) IntelliJ
13 11 (1.24%) JMeter
14 9 (1.01%) Selenium
15 8 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (0.67%) Jasmine
17 5 (0.56%) Artifactory
17 5 (0.56%) Grunt
General
1 462 (51.91%) Finance
2 333 (37.42%) Banking
3 148 (16.63%) Front Office
4 65 (7.30%) Investment Banking
5 30 (3.37%) Retail
6 21 (2.36%) Back Office
7 19 (2.13%) Advertising
8 17 (1.91%) Publishing
8 17 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.57%) Games
10 11 (1.24%) Legal
11 10 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.45%) Law
12 4 (0.45%) Marketing
13 2 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (31.91%) Spring
2 171 (19.21%) AngularJS
3 132 (14.83%) Hibernate
4 115 (12.92%) J2SE
5 94 (10.56%) JDBC
6 85 (9.55%) Node.js
7 78 (8.76%) REST
7 78 (8.76%) Web Services
8 75 (8.43%) JMS
8 75 (8.43%) React
9 74 (8.31%) J2EE
10 68 (7.64%) HTML
11 60 (6.74%) JPA
12 55 (6.18%) FIX Protocol
13 54 (6.07%) Apache Camel
14 53 (5.96%) RESTful
15 51 (5.73%) Java SE
16 50 (5.62%) .NET
17 49 (5.51%) CSS
18 44 (4.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 135 (15.17%) Fintech
2 122 (13.71%) Computer Science
3 70 (7.87%) Algorithms
4 69 (7.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 38 (4.27%) Client/Server
5 38 (4.27%) Derivative
6 29 (3.26%) Equities
7 26 (2.92%) Hedge funds
8 22 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (2.02%) Fixed Income
10 17 (1.91%) Market Risk
11 13 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.46%) Reference Data
11 13 (1.46%) User Experience
12 10 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
13 7 (0.79%) Bitcoin
13 7 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.67%) Credit Risk
14 6 (0.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.70%) Linux
2 44 (4.94%) Unix
3 11 (1.24%) Android
4 7 (0.79%) Windows
5 6 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (25.28%) TDD
3 222 (24.94%) Multithreading
4 200 (22.47%) Low Latency
5 115 (12.92%) Microservices
6 114 (12.81%) Scrum
7 113 (12.70%) OO
8 107 (12.02%) BDD
8 107 (12.02%) Concurrent Programming
9 106 (11.91%) Electronic Trading
10 89 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 89 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 84 (9.44%) OOD
12 68 (7.64%) Mathematics
13 60 (6.74%) Software Engineering
14 44 (4.94%) Kanban
14 44 (4.94%) SOA
15 42 (4.72%) DevOps
15 42 (4.72%) Web Development
16 40 (4.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 890 (100.00%) Java
2 262 (29.44%) SQL
3 221 (24.83%) JavaScript
4 95 (10.67%) Scala
5 87 (9.78%) C#
6 72 (8.09%) Python
7 41 (4.61%) C++
8 38 (4.27%) PL/SQL
9 14 (1.57%) Bash Shell
9 14 (1.57%) Clojure
10 13 (1.46%) Go
10 13 (1.46%) Groovy
10 13 (1.46%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.35%) Perl
12 11 (1.24%) PHP
13 7 (0.79%) Ruby
14 6 (0.67%) Jython
15 5 (0.56%) C
15 5 (0.56%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 174 (19.55%) Degree
2 15 (1.69%) PhD
3 6 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.45%) OCMJD
4 4 (0.45%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.22%) OCP
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.47%) QA
2 9 (1.01%) MiFID
3 4 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.22%) EMIR
4 2 (0.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.11%) Basel II
5 1 (0.11%) Basel III
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) GCP
5 1 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 50 (5.62%) Docker
2 8 (0.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 41 (4.61%) Puppet
2 26 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (2.81%) Ansible
4 12 (1.35%) Kibana
4 12 (1.35%) logstash
5 9 (1.01%) Salt
6 8 (0.90%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.56%) Mesos
8 4 (0.45%) Marathon
9 3 (0.34%) Grafana
9 3 (0.34%) StatsD
Vendors
1 102 (11.46%) Oracle
2 48 (5.39%) TIBCO
3 30 (3.37%) PayPal
4 17 (1.91%) StreamBase
5 14 (1.57%) hybris
6 12 (1.35%) Sybase
7 9 (1.01%) Google
8 8 (0.90%) Adobe
9 7 (0.79%) ATG
9 7 (0.79%) GoldenSource
9 7 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.67%) Twitter
11 5 (0.56%) IBM
11 5 (0.56%) ION Trading
12 4 (0.45%) Microsoft
12 4 (0.45%) Solace
12 4 (0.45%) Sun
13 3 (0.34%) Calypso
13 3 (0.34%) Greenplum
13 3 (0.34%) New Relic
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 -£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + 28 Days Holiday + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + 28 Days Holiday + Pension + Other Be
Posted: 3 days ago