The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £62,500 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 Software Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 231 296
Rank change year-on-year +9 +65  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 14 31 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.49% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.51% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 19
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 31 (96.88%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) Spring
3 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 11 (34.38%) MySQL
5 11 (34.38%) Maven
5 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
6 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 10 (31.25%) Low Latency
7 9 (28.13%) TDD
8 8 (25.00%) Python
8 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.00%) Groovy
9 7 (21.88%) Multithreading
10 6 (18.75%) jQuery
10 6 (18.75%) Scala
10 6 (18.75%) OO
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 6 (18.75%) CSS
10 6 (18.75%) SQL
10 6 (18.75%) HTML
10 6 (18.75%) Docker
11 5 (15.63%) Fintech
11 5 (15.63%) JUnit
11 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (15.63%) REST

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 (9.38%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MySQL
2 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Maven
2 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.63%) JUnit
4 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (9.38%) Gradle
4 3 (9.38%) TestNG
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Grunt
5 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.13%) jMock
5 1 (3.13%) Mockito
5 1 (3.13%) Protractor
5 1 (3.13%) webpack
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Front Office
4 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Spring
2 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
3 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 5 (15.63%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (15.63%) REST
5 5 (15.63%) RESTful
6 4 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (12.50%) JMS
6 4 (12.50%) Kafka
6 4 (12.50%) Spring Boot
6 4 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) CSS3
7 3 (9.38%) Guice
7 3 (9.38%) JAX-RS
7 3 (9.38%) JAX-WS
7 3 (9.38%) JRuby
7 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Fintech
2 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
2 3 (9.38%) Grid Computing
3 2 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Equities
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Software Engineering
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Low Latency
4 9 (28.13%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.88%) Multithreading
7 6 (18.75%) OO
8 5 (15.63%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
9 4 (12.50%) DevOps
9 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 4 (12.50%) Scrum
10 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
10 3 (9.38%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (9.38%) Quantitative Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
10 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.38%) Web Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
11 2 (6.25%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) Groovy
3 8 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (18.75%) Scala
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Clojure
5 3 (9.38%) Jython
5 3 (9.38%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Erlang
6 1 (3.13%) F#
6 1 (3.13%) Haskell
6 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Docker
2 4 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) StreamBase
2 1 (3.13%) Sybase
2 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,915 to £47,300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago