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The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £97,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 49 38 37
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 419 356 396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 5.20% 6.51% 6.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 7.03% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 360 329 364
10th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £48,750
25th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £97,500 £90,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £135,250 £117,500 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £97,500 £90,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00% +3.45%

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 7,463 5,063 5,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.60% 92.58% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,662 4,511 5,040
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 5 £90,000 -
Java Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Java Developer job roles required the following 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.

1 419 (100.00%) Java
2 161 (38.42%) Spring
3 159 (37.95%) Agile
4 157 (37.47%) Microservices
5 113 (26.97%) Multithreading
5 113 (26.97%) Spring Boot
6 111 (26.49%) SQL
7 96 (22.91%) Docker
8 92 (21.96%) Finance
9 88 (21.00%) Software Engineering
9 88 (21.00%) Low Latency
10 87 (20.76%) AWS
10 87 (20.76%) Front Office
11 82 (19.57%) Kafka
12 79 (18.85%) Banking
13 71 (16.95%) TDD
14 70 (16.71%) Kubernetes
15 69 (16.47%) REST
16 66 (15.75%) Git (software)
17 62 (14.80%) CI/CD
18 61 (14.56%) Fintech
19 58 (13.84%) Maven
20 56 (13.37%) OO
21 54 (12.89%) Fixed Income
21 54 (12.89%) Multithreaded Programming
22 53 (12.65%) Linux
23 52 (12.41%) JUnit
23 52 (12.41%) Scrum
24 50 (11.93%) Unix
25 49 (11.69%) Derivative

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 27 (6.44%) Jetty
2 13 (3.10%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.24%) Confluence
4 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Fidessa
1 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 87 (20.76%) AWS
2 27 (6.44%) Azure
3 21 (5.01%) GCP
4 8 (1.91%) Snowflake
5 5 (1.19%) Serverless
6 4 (0.95%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (0.95%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (0.95%) Datadog
6 4 (0.95%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.48%) GitHub
8 2 (0.48%) SaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.24%) Google Kubernetes Engine
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.53%) Internet
2 5 (1.19%) HTTP
3 4 (0.95%) Bluetooth
3 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.55%) MongoDB
2 31 (7.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 28 (6.68%) Big Data
3 28 (6.68%) NoSQL
4 26 (6.21%) KDB
5 21 (5.01%) Redis
6 20 (4.77%) Hadoop
7 17 (4.06%) SQL Server
8 16 (3.82%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.10%) MySQL
10 9 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.67%) DynamoDB
11 7 (1.67%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.72%) DB2
14 2 (0.48%) Apache Ignite
14 2 (0.48%) Hazelcast
15 1 (0.24%) ArangoDB
15 1 (0.24%) HBase
15 1 (0.24%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 66 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 58 (13.84%) Maven
3 52 (12.41%) JUnit
4 28 (6.68%) Bitbucket
4 28 (6.68%) Cucumber
4 28 (6.68%) Gradle
5 27 (6.44%) Ant
5 27 (6.44%) Apache Ivy
5 27 (6.44%) Concordion
5 27 (6.44%) Mockito
6 24 (5.73%) Jenkins
7 22 (5.25%) JIRA
8 7 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.19%) JMeter
9 5 (1.19%) Selenium
9 5 (1.19%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.95%) GitLab
11 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.24%) Spock
12 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (21.96%) Finance
2 87 (20.76%) Front Office
3 79 (18.85%) Banking
4 29 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (5.01%) Social Skills
6 17 (4.06%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.58%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.91%) Advertising
8 8 (1.91%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.19%) Games
10 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.95%) Wearables
11 3 (0.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 3 (0.72%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (0.72%) Retail
12 2 (0.48%) Law
12 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (38.42%) Spring
2 113 (26.97%) Spring Boot
3 82 (19.57%) Kafka
4 69 (16.47%) REST
5 48 (11.46%) React
6 46 (10.98%) JMS
7 45 (10.74%) RESTful
8 37 (8.83%) JSON
9 36 (8.59%) Web Services
10 29 (6.92%) JDBC
10 29 (6.92%) XML
11 27 (6.44%) JAX-RS
11 27 (6.44%) JPA
11 27 (6.44%) Swagger
12 25 (5.97%) FIX Protocol
12 25 (5.97%) HTML
13 20 (4.77%) gRPC
13 20 (4.77%) HTML5
14 19 (4.53%) Swing
15 18 (4.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.89%) Fixed Income
2 49 (11.69%) Derivative
3 47 (11.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (5.25%) Algorithms
4 22 (5.25%) Data Structures
5 21 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.58%) Equity Derivative
8 12 (2.86%) Blog
9 8 (1.91%) Grid Computing
9 8 (1.91%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.67%) Equities
10 7 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
11 6 (1.43%) Blockchain
11 6 (1.43%) User Experience
12 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.48%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.48%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.65%) Linux
2 50 (11.93%) Unix
3 4 (0.95%) Android
4 3 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (37.95%) Agile
2 157 (37.47%) Microservices
3 113 (26.97%) Multithreading
4 88 (21.00%) Low Latency
4 88 (21.00%) Software Engineering
5 71 (16.95%) TDD
6 62 (14.80%) CI/CD
7 61 (14.56%) Fintech
8 56 (13.37%) OO
9 54 (12.89%) Multithreaded Programming
10 52 (12.41%) Scrum
11 47 (11.22%) DevOps
11 47 (11.22%) Electronic Trading
12 45 (10.74%) Unit Testing
13 42 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (9.79%) Full Stack Development
15 40 (9.55%) Line Management
15 40 (9.55%) Performance Tuning
16 36 (8.59%) BDD
16 36 (8.59%) High-Frequency Trading
Programming Languages
1 419 (100.00%) Java
2 111 (26.49%) SQL
3 34 (8.11%) Python
4 33 (7.88%) Kotlin
5 31 (7.40%) JavaScript
6 24 (5.73%) C#
7 19 (4.53%) Scala
8 4 (0.95%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.48%) C++
10 1 (0.24%) C
10 1 (0.24%) Go
10 1 (0.24%) Groovy
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (1.91%) Degree
2 2 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.73%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 96 (22.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 70 (16.71%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.19%) Terraform
3 3 (0.72%) Ansible
4 2 (0.48%) Kibana
5 1 (0.24%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 10 (2.39%) Google
2 6 (1.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.43%) Oracle
3 4 (0.95%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.72%) GoldenSource
4 3 (0.72%) Solace
5 2 (0.48%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.48%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco
6 1 (0.24%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.24%) Refinitiv
6 1 (0.24%) Reuters
6 1 (0.24%) Splunk