The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Developer
London / City of London
Rank 205 257 273
Rank change year-on-year +52 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 18 17 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.24% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.25% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 47
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £83,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Java Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in the City of London

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
4 11 (39.29%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) Spring
6 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 7 (25.00%) CSS
6 7 (25.00%) Scala
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.00%) Low Latency
7 6 (21.43%) Fintech
7 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
8 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
8 5 (17.86%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
8 5 (17.86%) XML
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle
8 5 (17.86%) Concurrent Programming
8 5 (17.86%) DevOps
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
9 4 (14.29%) JUnit
9 4 (14.29%) SQL
9 4 (14.29%) J2EE
9 4 (14.29%) MySQL
9 4 (14.29%) JMS
9 4 (14.29%) OO

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.57%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (10.71%) Gradle
3 3 (10.71%) Maven
3 3 (10.71%) TestNG
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) Grunt
4 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.57%) Protractor
4 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Front Office
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Spring
2 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 6 (21.43%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (17.86%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (14.29%) J2EE
5 4 (14.29%) JMS
5 4 (14.29%) Kafka
5 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
6 3 (10.71%) Apache Camel
6 3 (10.71%) Guice
6 3 (10.71%) GWT
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
6 3 (10.71%) JAX-RS
6 3 (10.71%) JAX-WS
6 3 (10.71%) JRuby
6 3 (10.71%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Fintech
2 3 (10.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.71%) Fixed Income
2 3 (10.71%) Grid Computing
2 3 (10.71%) Social Network
3 2 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.14%) Linked Data
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Equities
4 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 5 (17.86%) Concurrent Programming
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (17.86%) DevOps
4 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.29%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Extreme Programming
6 3 (10.71%) Quantitative Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Analytics
7 2 (7.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) Scala
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Clojure
5 3 (10.71%) Groovy
5 3 (10.71%) Jython
5 3 (10.71%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) F#
6 1 (3.57%) Haskell
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PhD
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) StreamBase
3 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
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