Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 785 1046 1145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.68% 8.98% 6.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.10% 9.31% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 745 998 1030
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,750 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +3 4 £73,750 +40.48%
Java Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 783 (99.75%) Java
2 422 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (46.50%) Finance
4 264 (33.63%) Spring
5 244 (31.08%) TDD
6 218 (27.77%) Banking
7 203 (25.86%) SQL
8 202 (25.73%) Multithreading
9 158 (20.13%) Hibernate
10 157 (20.00%) Microservices
11 145 (18.47%) NoSQL
12 144 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
13 140 (17.83%) JavaScript
14 117 (14.90%) REST
15 116 (14.78%) Fintech
16 105 (13.38%) Degree
17 104 (13.25%) Low Latency
18 101 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
19 99 (12.61%) Front Office
20 97 (12.36%) Maven
21 96 (12.23%) DevOps
21 96 (12.23%) Concurrent Programming
22 95 (12.10%) Computer Science
23 94 (11.97%) AngularJS
24 92 (11.72%) HTML
25 91 (11.59%) SQL Server
25 91 (11.59%) Software Engineering
26 90 (11.46%) Big Data
27 89 (11.34%) Investment Banking
27 89 (11.34%) Oracle

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 47 (5.99%) Apache Spark
2 46 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (4.97%) Tomcat
4 25 (3.18%) JBoss
5 23 (2.93%) Jetty
5 23 (2.93%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.78%) Apache Solr
6 14 (1.78%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.15%) Apache TomEE
8 9 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.02%) GemFire
10 6 (0.76%) Confluence
10 6 (0.76%) IIS
11 5 (0.64%) CMS
12 4 (0.51%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.38%) Apache
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.25%) Actimize
2 2 (0.25%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.13%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 101 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.06%) SaaS
3 23 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.38%) GitHub
5 3 (0.38%) npm
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.25%) IaaS
6 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.91%) Internet
2 5 (0.64%) HTTP
3 1 (0.13%) Skype
3 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (18.47%) NoSQL
2 91 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 90 (11.46%) Big Data
4 78 (9.94%) MySQL
5 66 (8.41%) Hadoop
6 51 (6.50%) MongoDB
7 46 (5.86%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (4.59%) Relational Database
9 29 (3.69%) HBase
10 26 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.29%) Blockchain
12 17 (2.17%) Redis
13 14 (1.78%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.66%) Couchbase
15 12 (1.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 9 (1.15%) Riak
17 6 (0.76%) OLAP
17 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database
18 5 (0.64%) Hazelcast
19 4 (0.51%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 97 (12.36%) Maven
2 64 (8.15%) Git (software)
3 55 (7.01%) JUnit
4 40 (5.10%) Gradle
5 34 (4.33%) Jenkins
5 34 (4.33%) Selenium
6 31 (3.95%) JIRA
7 27 (3.44%) Mockito
8 23 (2.93%) Eclipse
9 21 (2.68%) Subversion
10 19 (2.42%) WebDriver
11 17 (2.17%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.66%) Ant
13 11 (1.40%) ClearCase
14 10 (1.27%) IntelliJ
15 9 (1.15%) Spock
16 8 (1.02%) TeamCity
17 7 (0.89%) Jasmine
17 7 (0.89%) jMock
18 6 (0.76%) Grunt
General
1 365 (46.50%) Finance
2 218 (27.77%) Banking
3 99 (12.61%) Front Office
4 89 (11.34%) Investment Banking
5 39 (4.97%) Back Office
6 34 (4.33%) Games
7 27 (3.44%) Advertising
8 18 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.27%) Publishing
10 5 (0.64%) Marketing
11 4 (0.51%) Legal
12 3 (0.38%) Retail
13 2 (0.25%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (33.63%) Spring
2 158 (20.13%) Hibernate
3 117 (14.90%) REST
4 94 (11.97%) AngularJS
5 92 (11.72%) HTML
6 80 (10.19%) Web Services
7 74 (9.43%) RESTful
8 56 (7.13%) Spring Boot
9 51 (6.50%) CSS
9 51 (6.50%) JMS
10 47 (5.99%) jQuery
11 46 (5.86%) Apache Camel
12 37 (4.71%) Dropwizard
12 37 (4.71%) J2SE
13 36 (4.59%) XML
14 33 (4.20%) J2EE
15 32 (4.08%) Ajax
16 28 (3.57%) Spring MVC
17 27 (3.44%) Akka
18 26 (3.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 116 (14.78%) Fintech
2 95 (12.10%) Computer Science
3 76 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
4 58 (7.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 31 (3.95%) Equities
6 30 (3.82%) Credit Risk
7 28 (3.57%) Hedge funds
8 26 (3.31%) Fixed Income
8 26 (3.31%) Market Risk
9 23 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (2.80%) Derivative
11 19 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (2.17%) Social Network
13 14 (1.78%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.89%) Bitcoin
14 7 (0.89%) Reinsurance
15 6 (0.76%) Reference Data
15 6 (0.76%) User Experience
15 6 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 77 (9.81%) Linux
2 38 (4.84%) Unix
3 12 (1.53%) Solaris
4 11 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (1.27%) Windows
6 2 (0.25%) Android
6 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (31.08%) TDD
3 202 (25.73%) Multithreading
4 157 (20.00%) Microservices
5 144 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
6 104 (13.25%) Low Latency
7 96 (12.23%) Concurrent Programming
7 96 (12.23%) DevOps
8 91 (11.59%) Software Engineering
9 86 (10.96%) OO
10 84 (10.70%) Scrum
11 51 (6.50%) BDD
12 45 (5.73%) Electronic Trading
13 44 (5.61%) Mentoring
13 44 (5.61%) MVC
14 38 (4.84%) Algorithmic Trading
14 38 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
14 38 (4.84%) Kanban
14 38 (4.84%) OOP
14 38 (4.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 783 (99.75%) Java
2 203 (25.86%) SQL
3 140 (17.83%) JavaScript
4 72 (9.17%) Scala
5 71 (9.04%) Python
6 35 (4.46%) Groovy
7 31 (3.95%) C#
8 30 (3.82%) PHP
9 27 (3.44%) C++
10 23 (2.93%) Kotlin
11 22 (2.80%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.17%) Ruby
13 16 (2.04%) Perl
14 10 (1.27%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.15%) Go
16 7 (0.89%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.76%) Clojure
17 6 (0.76%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.64%) VBA
19 4 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 105 (13.38%) Degree
2 48 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.42%) PhD
4 2 (0.25%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.55%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.25%) SEPA
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (7.13%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) GridGain
3 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.13%) HDFS
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (2.93%) Ansible
2 15 (1.91%) Puppet
3 13 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.15%) Kibana
4 9 (1.15%) logstash
4 9 (1.15%) Salt
5 7 (0.89%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.25%) Control-M
6 2 (0.25%) Grafana
7 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.13%) MOM
Vendors
1 89 (11.34%) Oracle
2 25 (3.18%) TIBCO
3 20 (2.55%) StreamBase
4 19 (2.42%) Microsoft
5 12 (1.53%) Google
6 11 (1.40%) Sybase
7 9 (1.15%) Apigee
8 7 (0.89%) IBM
9 6 (0.76%) Adthena
9 6 (0.76%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.51%) Apple
10 4 (0.51%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.38%) Solace
12 2 (0.25%) Bloomberg
12 2 (0.25%) Murex
12 2 (0.25%) Perforce
13 1 (0.13%) Adobe
13 1 (0.13%) Calypso
13 1 (0.13%) Informatica
13 1 (0.13%) Misys