Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Java Software Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 305 403
Rank change year-on-year +18 +98 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 40 48 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.41% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.43% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 22
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £27,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £76,875 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +5.26%

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 9693 11285 16633
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.38% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8779 10283 14445
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in the City of London

Java Software 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 Software Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in the City of London

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 39 (97.50%) Java
2 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (65.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (37.50%) OO
4 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (32.50%) SQL
6 11 (27.50%) Client/Server
6 11 (27.50%) OOP
6 11 (27.50%) Scrum
6 11 (27.50%) Kanban
6 11 (27.50%) DevOps
6 11 (27.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 11 (27.50%) SOLID
7 10 (25.00%) Microservices
8 9 (22.50%) Big Data
8 9 (22.50%) Spring
9 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
10 7 (17.50%) REST
10 7 (17.50%) Finance
10 7 (17.50%) Web Services
11 6 (15.00%) PhD
11 6 (15.00%) RESTful
12 5 (12.50%) HBase
12 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
12 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
12 5 (12.50%) Fintech
12 5 (12.50%) Dropwizard
13 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
13 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
13 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce

Java Software 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 3 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Big Data
2 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.50%) HBase
4 4 (10.00%) MySQL
5 3 (7.50%) Blockchain
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.50%) OLAP
7 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) Spring
2 7 (17.50%) REST
2 7 (17.50%) Web Services
3 6 (15.00%) RESTful
4 5 (12.50%) Dropwizard
5 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (7.50%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.50%) MDX
6 1 (2.50%) Node.js
6 1 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Client/Server
2 5 (12.50%) Fintech
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.00%) Robotics
5 1 (2.50%) Bitcoin
5 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (37.50%) OO
4 11 (27.50%) DevOps
4 11 (27.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 11 (27.50%) Kanban
4 11 (27.50%) OOP
4 11 (27.50%) Scrum
4 11 (27.50%) SOLID
5 10 (25.00%) Microservices
6 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (5.00%) API Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.00%) SDET
8 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) C++
4 3 (7.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) Erlang
5 1 (2.50%) Groovy
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) PhD
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Google