Period
to 24 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

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

Java Developer
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 71 62
Rank change year-on-year -26 -9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 3,364 2,702 5,839
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.35% 4.15% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 4.37% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,549 2,398 5,174
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +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 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 91,309 61,889 128,247
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.05% 94.95% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 65,987 51,076 104,486
10th Percentile £32,060 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in England

Java Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in England

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in England over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in England

Java Developer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
London -23 2,009 £82,500 +10.00% 463
South East -33 472 £60,000 - 71
North of England -32 325 £57,500 +15.00% 96
South West -15 281 £52,500 +5.00% 36
North West -2 181 £55,000 - 48
Midlands -20 161 £50,000 -4.76% 42
West Midlands -16 98 £52,500 +5.00% 36
Yorkshire -78 93 £55,000 +10.00% 29
East Midlands -29 63 £47,500 -13.64% 6
East of England -46 58 £55,000 +15.79% 32
North East +15 51 £65,000 +44.44% 19
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 England region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 3,364 (100.00%) Java
2 1,922 (57.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1,674 (49.76%) Spring
4 1,250 (37.16%) Microservices
5 913 (27.14%) JavaScript
6 912 (27.11%) TDD
7 885 (26.31%) AWS
8 875 (26.01%) Spring Boot
9 860 (25.56%) Finance
10 850 (25.27%) Docker
11 799 (23.75%) Java 8
12 760 (22.59%) SQL
13 707 (21.02%) Jenkins
14 671 (19.95%) Software Engineering
15 657 (19.53%) REST
16 627 (18.64%) Scrum
17 603 (17.93%) Social Skills
18 595 (17.69%) Git (software)
19 591 (17.57%) DevOps
20 587 (17.45%) Kubernetes
21 534 (15.87%) React
22 529 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
23 524 (15.58%) AngularJS
24 512 (15.22%) Hibernate
24 512 (15.22%) Web Services
25 486 (14.45%) Banking
26 479 (14.24%) Maven
27 461 (13.70%) Kafka
28 452 (13.44%) BDD
29 451 (13.41%) Python

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 131 (3.89%) Tomcat
2 112 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 105 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
4 79 (2.35%) Apache
5 78 (2.32%) Confluence
6 37 (1.10%) nginx
7 33 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 27 (0.80%) JBoss
9 26 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 25 (0.74%) Apache TomEE
11 21 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
12 14 (0.42%) Red Hat Fuse
13 12 (0.36%) Jetty
14 11 (0.33%) CMS
14 11 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 11 (0.33%) ThingWorx
15 10 (0.30%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.27%) DataSynapse
16 9 (0.27%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.27%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.36%) InVision
3 12 (0.36%) Sketch
4 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.089%) Figma
6 1 (0.030%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.030%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.030%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.030%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.089%) Magento
4 3 (0.089%) osCommerce
4 3 (0.089%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.059%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.059%) R3 Corda
5 2 (0.059%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 1 (0.030%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.030%) INSURE/90
6 1 (0.030%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.030%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.030%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.030%) PlanetPress Connect
6 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.030%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.030%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 885 (26.31%) AWS
2 405 (12.04%) Azure
3 277 (8.23%) GCP
4 260 (7.73%) Serverless
5 200 (5.95%) GitHub
6 150 (4.46%) SaaS
7 134 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
8 118 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
9 78 (2.32%) Amazon ECS
10 58 (1.72%) OpenShift
11 34 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
12 32 (0.95%) PaaS
13 26 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
14 25 (0.74%) Apigee
15 22 (0.65%) Google Play
16 21 (0.62%) Amazon EKS
17 20 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
18 17 (0.51%) Amazon S3
19 16 (0.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 16 (0.48%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 68 (2.02%) HTTP
2 63 (1.87%) AMQP
3 39 (1.16%) Internet
4 26 (0.77%) Broadband
5 10 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.21%) SSH
7 6 (0.18%) SWIFTNet
8 5 (0.15%) 5G
8 5 (0.15%) SNMP
9 3 (0.089%) Firewall
10 2 (0.059%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.059%) ICMP
10 2 (0.059%) InfiniBand
10 2 (0.059%) Multicast
10 2 (0.059%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.030%) CTI
11 1 (0.030%) FTP
11 1 (0.030%) LAN
11 1 (0.030%) Network Security
11 1 (0.030%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (11.36%) NoSQL
2 331 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
3 320 (9.51%) Relational Database
4 313 (9.30%) MongoDB
5 278 (8.26%) Big Data
6 268 (7.97%) MySQL
7 159 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 143 (4.25%) SQL Server
9 138 (4.10%) Hadoop
10 137 (4.07%) Redis
11 127 (3.78%) RDBMS
12 93 (2.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 63 (1.87%) DB2
14 61 (1.81%) Amazon Aurora
15 49 (1.46%) KDB
16 47 (1.40%) Hazelcast
17 41 (1.22%) Oracle Database
18 38 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
18 38 (1.13%) Apache Accumulo
19 36 (1.07%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 707 (21.02%) Jenkins
2 595 (17.69%) Git (software)
3 479 (14.24%) Maven
4 329 (9.78%) JUnit
5 228 (6.78%) Gradle
6 176 (5.23%) Mockito
7 170 (5.05%) JIRA
8 112 (3.33%) IntelliJ
9 102 (3.03%) Eclipse
10 81 (2.41%) Cucumber
11 76 (2.26%) Bitbucket
12 74 (2.20%) SonarQube
13 71 (2.11%) Selenium
14 57 (1.69%) TeamCity
15 55 (1.63%) GitLab
16 44 (1.31%) Bitbucket Server
16 44 (1.31%) DbUnit
16 44 (1.31%) jMock
17 43 (1.28%) Subversion
18 40 (1.19%) Ant
General
1 860 (25.56%) Finance
2 603 (17.93%) Social Skills
3 486 (14.45%) Banking
4 210 (6.24%) Front Office
5 160 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 138 (4.10%) Investment Banking
7 135 (4.01%) Games
8 128 (3.80%) Public Sector
9 73 (2.17%) Retail
10 62 (1.84%) Manufacturing
11 58 (1.72%) Financial Institution
11 58 (1.72%) Marketing
12 49 (1.46%) Back Office
13 46 (1.37%) Law
14 44 (1.31%) Electronics
15 39 (1.16%) Telecoms
16 34 (1.01%) Advertising
17 33 (0.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 22 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
19 21 (0.62%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,674 (49.76%) Spring
2 875 (26.01%) Spring Boot
3 657 (19.53%) REST
4 534 (15.87%) React
5 524 (15.58%) AngularJS
6 512 (15.22%) Hibernate
6 512 (15.22%) Web Services
7 461 (13.70%) Kafka
8 450 (13.38%) RESTful
9 433 (12.87%) HTML
10 292 (8.68%) CSS
11 238 (7.07%) Node.js
12 203 (6.03%) RabbitMQ
13 196 (5.83%) HTML5
14 178 (5.29%) J2EE
14 178 (5.29%) Middleware
15 171 (5.08%) GraphQL
16 164 (4.88%) SOAP
17 154 (4.58%) JSON
18 153 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 243 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
2 147 (4.37%) Derivative
3 131 (3.89%) Fixed Income
3 131 (3.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 131 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
4 127 (3.78%) Algorithms
4 127 (3.78%) Data Structures
5 108 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
6 89 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 78 (2.32%) Equities
7 78 (2.32%) Mobile App
8 70 (2.08%) NHS
9 61 (1.81%) Pricing Data
10 40 (1.19%) Online Games
11 38 (1.13%) Legacy Systems
12 37 (1.10%) Social Media
13 34 (1.01%) Cloud Native
14 33 (0.98%) iPad
14 33 (0.98%) Market Risk
14 33 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 412 (12.25%) Linux
2 175 (5.20%) Unix
3 115 (3.42%) Windows
4 87 (2.59%) Android
5 45 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.74%) CentOS
7 24 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.18%) Solaris
10 5 (0.15%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.059%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.059%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,922 (57.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1,250 (37.16%) Microservices
3 912 (27.11%) TDD
4 671 (19.95%) Software Engineering
5 627 (18.64%) Scrum
6 591 (17.57%) DevOps
7 529 (15.73%) Continuous Integration
8 452 (13.44%) BDD
9 433 (12.87%) Fintech
10 401 (11.92%) Problem-Solving
11 394 (11.71%) Multithreading
12 368 (10.94%) OO
13 338 (10.05%) Open Source
14 270 (8.03%) Test Automation
15 232 (6.90%) Computer Science
16 227 (6.75%) SDLC
17 219 (6.51%) Analytics
18 180 (5.35%) Coaching
19 174 (5.17%) MVC
19 174 (5.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3,364 (100.00%) Java
2 913 (27.14%) JavaScript
3 799 (23.75%) Java 8
4 760 (22.59%) SQL
5 451 (13.41%) Python
6 225 (6.69%) Kotlin
7 214 (6.36%) Java 11
8 200 (5.95%) TypeScript
9 148 (4.40%) Scala
10 119 (3.54%) C#
11 89 (2.65%) C++
12 74 (2.20%) Groovy
13 62 (1.84%) Go
14 60 (1.78%) Shell Script
15 50 (1.49%) C
15 50 (1.49%) ES6
16 47 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 44 (1.31%) Bash Shell
18 34 (1.01%) PHP
19 27 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 306 (9.10%) Degree
2 281 (8.35%) Security Cleared
3 267 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 124 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 39 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 19 (0.56%) PhD
7 18 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.36%) SANS
9 11 (0.33%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.30%) AWS Certification
10 10 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.15%) HND
11 5 (0.15%) Sun Certification
12 4 (0.12%) CFA
13 1 (0.030%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.030%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.030%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.030%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (5.86%) QA
2 25 (0.74%) MiFID
3 24 (0.71%) EMIR
4 14 (0.42%) PMO
5 12 (0.36%) WCAG
6 11 (0.33%) ISO 20022
7 8 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.21%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.18%) ISO 15022
9 6 (0.18%) PA-DSS
10 5 (0.15%) Accessibility
11 2 (0.059%) GDPR
12 1 (0.030%) PSD2
12 1 (0.030%) SLA
System Software
1 850 (25.27%) Docker
2 18 (0.54%) Postfix
3 12 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.059%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.059%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.059%) vSphere
6 1 (0.030%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 587 (17.45%) Kubernetes
2 271 (8.06%) Terraform
3 163 (4.85%) Ansible
4 59 (1.75%) Puppet
5 36 (1.07%) Prometheus
6 26 (0.77%) Grafana
7 16 (0.48%) HAProxy
8 14 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (0.36%) Kibana
10 5 (0.15%) logstash
11 3 (0.089%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.089%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.030%) Ambari
12 1 (0.030%) Argo
12 1 (0.030%) Bugsnag
12 1 (0.030%) Control-M
12 1 (0.030%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.030%) Mesos
12 1 (0.030%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 405 (12.04%) Oracle
2 162 (4.82%) Google
3 110 (3.27%) Microsoft
4 88 (2.62%) Sybase
5 54 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 48 (1.43%) Splunk
7 46 (1.37%) IBM
8 42 (1.25%) Solace
9 40 (1.19%) SAP
10 23 (0.68%) TIBCO
11 17 (0.51%) ION Trading
12 16 (0.48%) Greenplum
13 12 (0.36%) Apple
13 12 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.33%) Red Hat
15 10 (0.30%) MuleSoft
16 9 (0.27%) Guidewire
16 9 (0.27%) Snapchat
17 8 (0.24%) Bloomberg
17 8 (0.24%) Cisco