The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 25 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 393 475 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.64% 7.48% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.01% 7.78% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 366 438 534
Median salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £44,150
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.79%  

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 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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.

1 817 (99.76%) Java
2 439 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (53.24%) Finance
4 313 (38.22%) Spring
5 268 (32.72%) Banking
6 222 (27.11%) Multithreading
7 211 (25.76%) SQL
8 195 (23.81%) TDD
9 194 (23.69%) Low Latency
10 190 (23.20%) JavaScript
11 176 (21.49%) Hibernate
12 152 (18.56%) Maven
13 151 (18.44%) Degree
14 147 (17.95%) Fintech
15 140 (17.09%) AngularJS
16 136 (16.61%) Microservices
17 125 (15.26%) Computer Science
18 123 (15.02%) Front Office
19 121 (14.77%) SQL Server
20 116 (14.16%) Scrum
21 115 (14.04%) JUnit
22 112 (13.68%) OO
23 108 (13.19%) NoSQL
24 107 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
25 106 (12.94%) Concurrent Programming
26 105 (12.82%) J2SE
27 85 (10.38%) Linux
28 84 (10.26%) REST
29 83 (10.13%) Web Services
30 81 (9.89%) 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 43 (5.25%) JBoss
2 35 (4.27%) Tomcat
3 31 (3.79%) WebSphere
4 30 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (2.93%) Apache
6 23 (2.81%) Apache Solr
7 22 (2.69%) Jetty
8 21 (2.56%) WebLogic
9 19 (2.32%) Apache Spark
10 12 (1.47%) Apache TomEE
11 11 (1.34%) OpenStack
12 10 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.61%) Alfresco
13 5 (0.61%) CMS
14 4 (0.49%) nginx
15 3 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.37%) Confluence
16 2 (0.24%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.24%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.81%) SaaS
3 14 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (0.49%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.24%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.49%) HTTP
2 3 (0.37%) FTP
3 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 108 (13.19%) NoSQL
3 72 (8.79%) MySQL
4 44 (5.37%) MongoDB
5 41 (5.01%) Relational Database
6 36 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (3.91%) Big Data
8 31 (3.79%) Hadoop
9 30 (3.66%) Redis
10 23 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (2.32%) Couchbase
12 14 (1.71%) Blockchain
13 11 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.34%) Riak
14 6 (0.73%) DB2
15 4 (0.49%) HBase
15 4 (0.49%) KDB
15 4 (0.49%) Kdb+
16 3 (0.37%) Aerospike
16 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 152 (18.56%) Maven
2 115 (14.04%) JUnit
3 74 (9.04%) Jenkins
4 67 (8.18%) Git (software)
5 62 (7.57%) Gradle
6 53 (6.47%) JIRA
7 33 (4.03%) Mockito
8 31 (3.79%) Ant
9 30 (3.66%) Cucumber
10 25 (3.05%) Subversion
11 22 (2.69%) Eclipse
12 21 (2.56%) Selenium
13 15 (1.83%) WebDriver
14 13 (1.59%) jMock
15 12 (1.47%) IntelliJ
16 11 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (1.10%) Hamcrest
17 9 (1.10%) Jasmine
18 8 (0.98%) Grunt
19 6 (0.73%) Hudson
General
1 436 (53.24%) Finance
2 268 (32.72%) Banking
3 123 (15.02%) Front Office
4 78 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.42%) Back Office
6 20 (2.44%) Legal
7 19 (2.32%) Advertising
8 15 (1.83%) Publishing
9 14 (1.71%) Games
10 12 (1.47%) Retail
11 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.49%) Law
12 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.24%) Marketing
13 2 (0.24%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (38.22%) Spring
2 176 (21.49%) Hibernate
3 140 (17.09%) AngularJS
4 105 (12.82%) J2SE
5 84 (10.26%) REST
6 83 (10.13%) Web Services
7 80 (9.77%) HTML
8 73 (8.91%) React
8 73 (8.91%) RESTful
9 63 (7.69%) Node.js
10 59 (7.20%) JMS
11 50 (6.11%) CSS
12 48 (5.86%) J2EE
12 48 (5.86%) Java SE
13 43 (5.25%) jQuery
14 42 (5.13%) FIX Protocol
15 41 (5.01%) JDBC
16 40 (4.88%) .NET
17 37 (4.52%) XML
18 34 (4.15%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 147 (17.95%) Fintech
2 125 (15.26%) Computer Science
3 77 (9.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 62 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (7.45%) Algorithms
6 36 (4.40%) Derivative
7 33 (4.03%) Hedge funds
8 32 (3.91%) Market Risk
9 30 (3.66%) Credit Risk
10 29 (3.54%) Equities
11 26 (3.17%) Client/Server
12 19 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (1.83%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.59%) Fixed Income
15 13 (1.59%) User Experience
16 12 (1.47%) HoloLens
17 11 (1.34%) Reference Data
18 10 (1.22%) Bitcoin
18 10 (1.22%) HTC Vive
Operating Systems
1 85 (10.38%) Linux
2 55 (6.72%) Unix
3 16 (1.95%) Android
4 14 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (27.11%) Multithreading
3 195 (23.81%) TDD
4 194 (23.69%) Low Latency
5 136 (16.61%) Microservices
6 116 (14.16%) Scrum
7 112 (13.68%) OO
8 107 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
9 106 (12.94%) Concurrent Programming
10 74 (9.04%) BDD
11 59 (7.20%) Electronic Trading
12 58 (7.08%) Mentoring
13 57 (6.96%) Software Engineering
14 56 (6.84%) DevOps
15 51 (6.23%) OOD
16 48 (5.86%) OOP
17 47 (5.74%) Continuous Delivery
18 41 (5.01%) Pair Programming
18 41 (5.01%) SDLC
18 41 (5.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 817 (99.76%) Java
2 211 (25.76%) SQL
3 190 (23.20%) JavaScript
4 72 (8.79%) C#
5 71 (8.67%) Python
5 71 (8.67%) Scala
6 32 (3.91%) C++
7 20 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 19 (2.32%) Groovy
9 17 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.71%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.59%) PHP
12 11 (1.34%) Go
12 11 (1.34%) Perl
13 10 (1.22%) Ruby
14 9 (1.10%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.98%) Clojure
15 8 (0.98%) Kotlin
16 7 (0.85%) C
17 5 (0.61%) Jython
Qualifications
1 151 (18.44%) Degree
2 66 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (0.85%) PhD
5 6 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.49%) OCMJD
6 4 (0.49%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.37%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.95%) QA
2 10 (1.22%) GCP
3 8 (0.98%) MiFID
4 4 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.12%) Basel II
5 1 (0.12%) Basel III
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (6.11%) Docker
2 5 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (2.69%) Ansible
1 22 (2.69%) Puppet
2 16 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.71%) Kibana
3 14 (1.71%) logstash
4 11 (1.34%) Salt
5 3 (0.37%) Control-M
5 3 (0.37%) Grafana
5 3 (0.37%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.37%) StatsD
6 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.12%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.12%) Mesos
6 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 81 (9.89%) Oracle
2 39 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 35 (4.27%) StreamBase
4 22 (2.69%) Sybase
5 17 (2.08%) PayPal
6 7 (0.85%) GoldenSource
6 7 (0.85%) Google
6 7 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 5 (0.61%) Apple
7 5 (0.61%) ATG
8 4 (0.49%) Calypso
8 4 (0.49%) ION Trading
8 4 (0.49%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.49%) Perforce
8 4 (0.49%) Solace
8 4 (0.49%) Sun
8 4 (0.49%) Twitter
9 3 (0.37%) Adobe
9 3 (0.37%) Murex
9 3 (0.37%) New Relic
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