Period
to 1 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

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

Java Developer
England > East of England
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 71 130
Rank change year-on-year -125 +59 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 48 70 152
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 3.54% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 3.68% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 42 63 140
10th Percentile £47,750 £34,000 £39,650
25th Percentile £50,000 £43,125 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £60,000 £55,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.42% +8.11% +5.71%
75th Percentile £63,750 £69,375 £66,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 5,099 1,904 6,373
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.85% 96.16% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,902 1,580 4,726
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,688 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the East of England

Java Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 1 December 2021. 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
Suffolk -5 16 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Essex -23 11 £72,500 - 8
Hertfordshire -66 11 £55,000 +124.49% 9
Cambridgeshire -86 9 £56,250 +18.42% 8
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, 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 East of England region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (68.75%) Docker
3 32 (66.67%) Kubernetes
4 28 (58.33%) Web Services
5 23 (47.92%) Spring
5 23 (47.92%) RESTful
6 20 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (41.67%) Spring Boot
7 19 (39.58%) GCP
8 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (37.50%) TDD
9 17 (35.42%) Microservices
9 17 (35.42%) Kotlin
10 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 15 (31.25%) PHP
11 15 (31.25%) Azure
11 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
11 15 (31.25%) Apple iOS
11 15 (31.25%) Redis
11 15 (31.25%) Web Development
11 15 (31.25%) Android
11 15 (31.25%) Android Development
11 15 (31.25%) iOS Development
11 15 (31.25%) DigitalOcean
11 15 (31.25%) Organisational Skills
12 14 (29.17%) AWS
13 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
13 13 (27.08%) Full Stack Development
13 13 (27.08%) React
14 12 (25.00%) Java 8

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) Jetty
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (39.58%) GCP
2 15 (31.25%) Azure
2 15 (31.25%) DigitalOcean
3 14 (29.17%) AWS
4 6 (12.50%) Amazon ECS
4 6 (12.50%) Amazon EKS
4 6 (12.50%) Serverless
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 15 (31.25%) Redis
3 8 (16.67%) MySQL
3 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
5 6 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (4.17%) GitLab
4 2 (4.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) CircleCI
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) Gradle
General
1 15 (31.25%) Organisational Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Social Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Finance
5 1 (2.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (2.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (58.33%) Web Services
2 23 (47.92%) RESTful
2 23 (47.92%) Spring
3 20 (41.67%) Spring Boot
4 13 (27.08%) React
5 9 (18.75%) Node.js
5 9 (18.75%) REST
6 8 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 8 (16.67%) Kafka
7 7 (14.58%) JSON
8 6 (12.50%) Apache Camel
8 6 (12.50%) Apache Flex
8 6 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
8 6 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.42%) HTML
10 4 (8.33%) CSS
10 4 (8.33%) J2EE
11 3 (6.25%) SOAP
12 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Renewable Energy
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.17%) iPad
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Android
1 15 (31.25%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (37.50%) TDD
2 17 (35.42%) Microservices
3 15 (31.25%) Android Development
3 15 (31.25%) iOS Development
3 15 (31.25%) Web Development
4 13 (27.08%) Full Stack Development
5 10 (20.83%) Scrum
6 9 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (16.67%) Kanban
8 7 (14.58%) DevOps
8 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
9 6 (12.50%) BDD
9 6 (12.50%) Data Integration
9 6 (12.50%) Data Science
9 6 (12.50%) Event-Driven
9 6 (12.50%) Software Delivery
10 5 (10.42%) Process Management
11 3 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) Kotlin
3 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.25%) PHP
5 12 (25.00%) Java 8
6 9 (18.75%) Java 11
7 7 (14.58%) TypeScript
8 6 (12.50%) Python
8 6 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (4.17%) C#
10 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 33 (68.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (12.50%) Ansible
2 6 (12.50%) Terraform
3 2 (4.17%) Consul
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Pega
1 6 (12.50%) WSO2
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Xero