Period
to 28 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

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

Java Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 20 26
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 567 1,028 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.29% 9.87% 7.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 10.34% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 532 968 796
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £48,750 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £102,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

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 8,547 9,940 10,221
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.40% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7,388 8,881 9,106
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the City of London

Java Developer
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. 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
London Bridge -11 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Moorgate - 2 £120,000 -
Java Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 City of London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 567 (100.00%) Java
2 253 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (39.86%) Microservices
4 213 (37.57%) Finance
5 207 (36.51%) Spring
6 161 (28.40%) TDD
7 154 (27.16%) Java 8
8 130 (22.93%) Docker
9 128 (22.57%) SQL
10 111 (19.58%) Spring Boot
11 109 (19.22%) JavaScript
12 98 (17.28%) RESTful
13 95 (16.75%) Kubernetes
14 93 (16.40%) OO
15 88 (15.52%) Computer Science
16 86 (15.17%) Degree
16 86 (15.17%) AWS
17 78 (13.76%) Fintech
18 77 (13.58%) Big Data
19 73 (12.87%) DevOps
20 69 (12.17%) Git (software)
20 69 (12.17%) Hibernate
21 68 (11.99%) Banking
22 67 (11.82%) Greenfield Project
23 65 (11.46%) Computer Science Degree
23 65 (11.46%) Multithreading
24 63 (11.11%) AngularJS
25 62 (10.93%) Scrum
26 61 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
27 57 (10.05%) Python

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 38 (6.70%) Apache Spark
2 17 (3.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 14 (2.47%) Apache
4 11 (1.94%) MQSeries
5 9 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.23%) JBoss
7 7 (1.23%) Mule
7 7 (1.23%) Mule ESB
8 6 (1.06%) CMS
8 6 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.71%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.53%) Confluence
12 1 (0.18%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.18%) GemFire
12 1 (0.18%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.18%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 86 (15.17%) AWS
2 32 (5.64%) Azure
3 22 (3.88%) GCP
4 10 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.41%) AWS Fargate
6 5 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (0.88%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.88%) SaaS
7 3 (0.53%) GitHub
7 3 (0.53%) npm
7 3 (0.53%) Slack
8 2 (0.35%) Apple Pay
8 2 (0.35%) Google Pay
8 2 (0.35%) PaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Serverless
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.23%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.18%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.18%) HTTP
2 1 (0.18%) Internet
2 1 (0.18%) Multicast
2 1 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.58%) Big Data
2 44 (7.76%) NoSQL
3 38 (6.70%) Hadoop
4 23 (4.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (3.53%) Apache Hive
5 20 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.65%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.12%) MySQL
8 11 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.71%) Apache Ignite
10 4 (0.71%) Blockchain
10 4 (0.71%) Infinispan
10 4 (0.71%) Redis
11 3 (0.53%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.53%) HBase
11 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 69 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 47 (8.29%) JUnit
3 39 (6.88%) Maven
4 29 (5.11%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.47%) Cucumber
5 14 (2.47%) Mockito
6 12 (2.12%) Gradle
7 11 (1.94%) Subversion
8 9 (1.59%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.59%) Selenium
9 8 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (1.41%) JBehave
10 6 (1.06%) IntelliJ
10 6 (1.06%) JIRA
10 6 (1.06%) Postman
11 5 (0.88%) Newman
12 4 (0.71%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.71%) webpack
13 3 (0.53%) Robot Framework
13 3 (0.53%) SonarQube
General
1 213 (37.57%) Finance
2 68 (11.99%) Banking
3 46 (8.11%) Front Office
4 36 (6.35%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.94%) Back Office
5 28 (4.94%) Financial Institution
6 24 (4.23%) Marketing
7 19 (3.35%) Games
8 10 (1.76%) Advertising
9 9 (1.59%) Retail
9 9 (1.59%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.41%) Electronics
10 8 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.41%) Public Sector
11 7 (1.23%) Law
12 5 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (36.51%) Spring
2 111 (19.58%) Spring Boot
3 98 (17.28%) RESTful
4 69 (12.17%) Hibernate
5 63 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 57 (10.05%) Kafka
7 56 (9.88%) React
8 50 (8.82%) Web Services
9 47 (8.29%) HTML
9 47 (8.29%) Node.js
10 44 (7.76%) REST
11 41 (7.23%) CSS
12 39 (6.88%) HTML5
13 30 (5.29%) JSP
14 27 (4.76%) JMS
15 21 (3.70%) Java EE
15 21 (3.70%) JSON
16 19 (3.35%) Middleware
17 18 (3.17%) Servlets
18 17 (3.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.82%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (4.59%) Data Structures
2 26 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.06%) Fixed Income
4 19 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.17%) Algorithms
5 18 (3.17%) Equities
6 17 (3.00%) Credit Risk
6 17 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.47%) Derivative
8 10 (1.76%) Hedge funds
9 9 (1.59%) Online Games
10 8 (1.41%) Reference Data
10 8 (1.41%) Reinsurance
11 7 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (1.06%) Contract for Difference
12 6 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (1.06%) Grid Computing
13 5 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (9.35%) Linux
2 35 (6.17%) Unix
3 16 (2.82%) Windows
4 8 (1.41%) CentOS
5 7 (1.23%) Android
6 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (39.86%) Microservices
3 161 (28.40%) TDD
4 93 (16.40%) OO
5 88 (15.52%) Computer Science
6 78 (13.76%) Fintech
7 73 (12.87%) DevOps
8 65 (11.46%) Multithreading
9 62 (10.93%) Scrum
10 61 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
11 55 (9.70%) Software Engineering
12 53 (9.35%) BDD
13 52 (9.17%) Low Latency
14 44 (7.76%) Open Source
15 43 (7.58%) SDLC
16 40 (7.05%) Pair Programming
17 38 (6.70%) Artificial Intelligence
18 34 (6.00%) Test Automation
19 29 (5.11%) Concurrent Programming
20 28 (4.94%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 567 (100.00%) Java
2 154 (27.16%) Java 8
3 128 (22.57%) SQL
4 109 (19.22%) JavaScript
5 57 (10.05%) Python
6 53 (9.35%) C#
7 46 (8.11%) Kotlin
8 37 (6.53%) Scala
9 29 (5.11%) PHP
10 19 (3.35%) ES6
11 17 (3.00%) TypeScript
12 14 (2.47%) VBA
13 10 (1.76%) Groovy
14 9 (1.59%) Ruby
15 8 (1.41%) C++
16 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.35%) Clojure
18 1 (0.18%) Java 9
18 1 (0.18%) Korn
18 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (15.17%) Degree
2 65 (11.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.17%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.88%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 130 (22.93%) Docker
2 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 95 (16.75%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.53%) Terraform
3 2 (0.35%) Ansible
3 2 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.35%) Grafana
3 2 (0.35%) Kibana
3 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
3 2 (0.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 36 (6.35%) Oracle
2 17 (3.00%) Adobe
3 14 (2.47%) Google
4 10 (1.76%) MuleSoft
5 9 (1.59%) SAP
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.35%) Charles River
7 2 (0.35%) Sybase
8 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.18%) Facebook
8 1 (0.18%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.18%) hybris
8 1 (0.18%) IBM
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.18%) Solace
8 1 (0.18%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.18%) Veracode