Period
to 22 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 111 102
Rank change year-on-year -41 -9 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 58 85 217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.30% 2.25% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 2.36% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 47 74 184
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -13.64% +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £61,250 £65,313
90th Percentile £82,500 £62,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +8.11%

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 4,116 3,600 7,301
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.08% 95.31% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,395 2,779 5,731
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £34,802
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Cambridgeshire -32 23 £52,500 +10.53% 16
Hertfordshire -17 18 £55,000 -2.22% 4
Essex +11 13 £58,500 +37.65% 6
Suffolk +10 2 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Bedfordshire -3 1 £80,000 +39.13% 3
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 58 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (58.62%) Spring
4 28 (48.28%) Microservices
5 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
6 24 (41.38%) TDD
6 24 (41.38%) REST
7 22 (37.93%) DevOps
8 21 (36.21%) Social Skills
9 20 (34.48%) Jenkins
10 19 (32.76%) Git (software)
11 18 (31.03%) AWS
11 18 (31.03%) Docker
11 18 (31.03%) Kubernetes
12 17 (29.31%) Web Services
13 16 (27.59%) Linux
14 15 (25.86%) BDD
14 15 (25.86%) Kanban
14 15 (25.86%) Java 8
15 14 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
16 13 (22.41%) Kafka
16 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
16 13 (22.41%) Ansible
16 13 (22.41%) Spring Boot
16 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
17 12 (20.69%) Scrum
17 12 (20.69%) CSS
17 12 (20.69%) HTML
17 12 (20.69%) React

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 8 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.90%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Confluence
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 18 (31.03%) AWS
2 11 (18.97%) Serverless
3 7 (12.07%) OpenShift
4 5 (8.62%) Amazon ECS
4 5 (8.62%) Amazon EKS
4 5 (8.62%) GCP
5 4 (6.90%) Azure
5 4 (6.90%) SaaS
6 2 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.72%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.79%) MySQL
3 7 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.34%) Couchbase
4 6 (10.34%) Redis
5 4 (6.90%) MariaDB
5 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.72%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.72%) GIS
6 1 (1.72%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 19 (32.76%) Git (software)
3 8 (13.79%) Gradle
4 7 (12.07%) Maven
5 6 (10.34%) Spock
6 3 (5.17%) GitLab
6 3 (5.17%) JUnit
7 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.45%) DbUnit
7 2 (3.45%) JIRA
7 2 (3.45%) Mockito
8 1 (1.72%) jMock
8 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 21 (36.21%) Social Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Public Sector
3 4 (6.90%) Presentation Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) Spring
2 24 (41.38%) REST
3 17 (29.31%) Web Services
4 14 (24.14%) AngularJS
5 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
5 13 (22.41%) Kafka
5 13 (22.41%) Spring Boot
6 12 (20.69%) CSS
6 12 (20.69%) HTML
6 12 (20.69%) React
7 11 (18.97%) SOAP
8 7 (12.07%) J2EE
8 7 (12.07%) Node.js
9 6 (10.34%) RxJava
9 6 (10.34%) Vert.x
10 5 (8.62%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (8.62%) JPA
10 5 (8.62%) RESTful
11 4 (6.90%) Apache Camel
11 4 (6.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.07%) Renewable Energy
3 4 (6.90%) iPad
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.72%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (48.28%) Microservices
3 24 (41.38%) TDD
4 22 (37.93%) DevOps
5 15 (25.86%) BDD
5 15 (25.86%) Kanban
6 14 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (20.69%) Scrum
8 8 (13.79%) Computer Science
8 8 (13.79%) Multithreading
8 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.34%) API Development
10 6 (10.34%) Data Privacy
10 6 (10.34%) High Availability
11 5 (8.62%) Concurrent Programming
11 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (8.62%) Fintech
11 5 (8.62%) MVC
12 4 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
3 15 (25.86%) Java 8
4 9 (15.52%) SQL
5 6 (10.34%) Groovy
6 4 (6.90%) Kotlin
6 4 (6.90%) Python
6 4 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.45%) C#
7 2 (3.45%) Scala
8 1 (1.72%) C
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Clojure
8 1 (1.72%) Erlang
8 1 (1.72%) Haskell
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) Kubernetes
2 13 (22.41%) Ansible
3 5 (8.62%) Puppet
4 1 (1.72%) Kibana
4 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) IBM
2 7 (12.07%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.34%) Splunk
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco
5 4 (6.90%) WSO2
6 3 (5.17%) Pega
7 1 (1.72%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.72%) Google
7 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow