Period
to 3 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 34 33 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 427 725 801
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 6.45% 7.27% 7.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.84% 7.63% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 451 702 788
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £71,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.11% +1.43%
10th Percentile £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £97,500 £105,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +3.57% +3.70%

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 6,246 9,506 10,216
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 95.35% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5,434 8,452 9,063
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +5.69% +2.50%
10th Percentile £39,000 £35,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 June 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 3 June 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 - 3 £45,000 -
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 June 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.

1 427 (100.00%) Java
2 214 (50.12%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (35.13%) Microservices
4 145 (33.96%) Spring
4 145 (33.96%) Finance
5 124 (29.04%) TDD
6 120 (28.10%) Java 8
7 100 (23.42%) Docker
8 88 (20.61%) Spring Boot
9 80 (18.74%) SQL
10 79 (18.50%) JavaScript
11 77 (18.03%) Multithreading
12 75 (17.56%) Kubernetes
13 63 (14.75%) Fintech
14 62 (14.52%) OO
15 60 (14.05%) Kafka
16 57 (13.35%) Degree
17 53 (12.41%) Computer Science
17 53 (12.41%) RESTful
17 53 (12.41%) Banking
18 48 (11.24%) DevOps
19 47 (11.01%) Kotlin
19 47 (11.01%) AWS
20 44 (10.30%) Python
20 44 (10.30%) Linux
21 43 (10.07%) Git (software)
21 43 (10.07%) AngularJS
22 42 (9.84%) Big Data
22 42 (9.84%) Low Latency
22 42 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree

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 24 (5.62%) Apache Spark
2 15 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.58%) MQSeries
4 8 (1.87%) CMS
5 6 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.41%) Mule
5 6 (1.41%) Mule ESB
6 5 (1.17%) Apache
6 5 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.47%) Confluence
10 1 (0.23%) Hyperledger
10 1 (0.23%) JBoss
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.23%) SmartSockets
Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.01%) AWS
2 20 (4.68%) Azure
3 19 (4.45%) GCP
4 8 (1.87%) GitHub
4 8 (1.87%) SaaS
5 6 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.94%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.94%) Serverless
7 3 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.23%) Apple Pay
8 1 (0.23%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.23%) Google Pay
8 1 (0.23%) npm
8 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.87%) HTTP
2 6 (1.41%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (0.94%) 3GPP
3 4 (0.94%) Network Security
4 3 (0.70%) AMQP
4 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.47%) Internet
6 1 (0.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.84%) Big Data
2 28 (6.56%) Hadoop
3 26 (6.09%) NoSQL
4 22 (5.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (3.75%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.34%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.41%) HBase
9 6 (1.41%) MySQL
9 6 (1.41%) Redis
9 6 (1.41%) SQL Server
10 4 (0.94%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.70%) Apache Ignite
11 3 (0.70%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.23%) Amazon Athena
13 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.67%) Maven
3 27 (6.32%) Jenkins
4 23 (5.39%) JUnit
5 15 (3.51%) Gradle
6 10 (2.34%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.64%) IntelliJ
7 7 (1.64%) JBehave
8 6 (1.41%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.94%) Ant
9 4 (0.94%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.94%) JIRA
9 4 (0.94%) Selenium
9 4 (0.94%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.70%) Mockito
10 3 (0.70%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.47%) webpack
12 1 (0.23%) Gatling
12 1 (0.23%) Newman
12 1 (0.23%) TestCafe
General
1 145 (33.96%) Finance
2 53 (12.41%) Banking
3 41 (9.60%) Front Office
4 32 (7.49%) Investment Banking
5 27 (6.32%) Back Office
6 20 (4.68%) Financial Institution
6 20 (4.68%) Games
7 16 (3.75%) Marketing
8 8 (1.87%) Retail
9 6 (1.41%) Electronics
9 6 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.41%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.17%) Advertising
11 4 (0.94%) Billing
12 3 (0.70%) Publishing
12 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.47%) Law
14 1 (0.23%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (33.96%) Spring
2 88 (20.61%) Spring Boot
3 60 (14.05%) Kafka
4 53 (12.41%) RESTful
5 43 (10.07%) AngularJS
6 38 (8.90%) Hibernate
7 33 (7.73%) Web Services
8 30 (7.03%) Node.js
8 30 (7.03%) React
9 27 (6.32%) CSS
10 25 (5.85%) JMS
10 25 (5.85%) REST
11 22 (5.15%) HTML
12 20 (4.68%) Middleware
13 19 (4.45%) J2EE
14 18 (4.22%) ActiveMQ
14 18 (4.22%) JSP
15 17 (3.98%) HTML5
16 16 (3.75%) JPA
17 15 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.13%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (7.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (5.15%) Fixed Income
4 21 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (4.92%) Equities
5 18 (4.22%) Derivative
6 17 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (3.75%) Mobile App
8 14 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.28%) User Experience
9 12 (2.81%) Algorithms
10 11 (2.58%) Data Structures
10 11 (2.58%) Hedge funds
11 9 (2.11%) Contract for Difference
12 8 (1.87%) Credit Risk
13 7 (1.64%) Online Games
14 4 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (0.94%) Grid Computing
14 4 (0.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 4 (0.94%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 44 (10.30%) Linux
2 23 (5.39%) Unix
3 8 (1.87%) Windows
4 5 (1.17%) Android
4 5 (1.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.17%) CentOS
5 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (50.12%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (35.13%) Microservices
3 124 (29.04%) TDD
4 77 (18.03%) Multithreading
5 63 (14.75%) Fintech
6 62 (14.52%) OO
7 53 (12.41%) Computer Science
8 48 (11.24%) DevOps
9 42 (9.84%) Low Latency
10 36 (8.43%) BDD
10 36 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (7.49%) Pair Programming
12 31 (7.26%) Software Engineering
13 29 (6.79%) Electronic Trading
13 29 (6.79%) Open Source
14 27 (6.32%) Test Automation
15 26 (6.09%) Mentoring
16 24 (5.62%) Artificial Intelligence
16 24 (5.62%) Scrum
17 22 (5.15%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 427 (100.00%) Java
2 120 (28.10%) Java 8
3 80 (18.74%) SQL
4 79 (18.50%) JavaScript
5 47 (11.01%) Kotlin
6 44 (10.30%) Python
7 39 (9.13%) Scala
8 30 (7.03%) C#
9 28 (6.56%) PHP
10 15 (3.51%) ES6
11 14 (3.28%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.34%) Groovy
13 9 (2.11%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.64%) C++
14 7 (1.64%) VBA
15 4 (0.94%) AWK
16 2 (0.47%) Ruby
16 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.23%) C
17 1 (0.23%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 57 (13.35%) Degree
2 42 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.11%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.17%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.58%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 100 (23.42%) Docker
2 4 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 75 (17.56%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.11%) Terraform
3 6 (1.41%) Kibana
3 6 (1.41%) Pingdom
4 5 (1.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.47%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (5.62%) Oracle
2 13 (3.04%) Google
3 7 (1.64%) MuleSoft
4 6 (1.41%) Adobe
4 6 (1.41%) SAP
5 4 (0.94%) Solace
5 4 (0.94%) WSO2
6 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.23%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.23%) Foundry
6 1 (0.23%) IBM
6 1 (0.23%) Murex
6 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.23%) TIBCO