Period
to 23 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 49 56
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4,962 7,138 8,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.41% 5.11% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.62% 5.32% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4,448 6,308 7,182
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 107,454 134,066 158,924
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.45% 95.93% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 86,756 108,394 131,526
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,375 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.19% +2.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in England

Java Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in England.

Salary trend for Java Developer in England

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 -2 3,029 £75,000 +10.29% 484
South East -32 838 £55,000 +4.76% 103
North of England -10 444 £52,500 +10.53% 84
South West -32 276 £50,000 - 81
North West +19 269 £55,000 - 41
Midlands -27 254 £55,000 +10.00% 71
Yorkshire -15 167 £50,000 +11.11% 33
East Midlands -11 156 £55,000 +10.00% 30
East of England -50 136 £57,500 +4.55% 46
West Midlands -40 98 £55,000 +10.00% 41
North East -45 8 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 4,962 (100.00%) Java
2 2,577 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
3 2,203 (44.40%) Spring
4 1,629 (32.83%) Microservices
5 1,283 (25.86%) Finance
6 1,234 (24.87%) TDD
7 1,213 (24.45%) JavaScript
8 1,174 (23.66%) Java 8
9 1,154 (23.26%) SQL
10 1,071 (21.58%) AWS
11 1,036 (20.88%) Spring Boot
12 946 (19.06%) Software Engineering
13 868 (17.49%) Docker
14 865 (17.43%) Web Services
15 764 (15.40%) AngularJS
16 697 (14.05%) Hibernate
17 663 (13.36%) Git (software)
18 660 (13.30%) Scrum
19 651 (13.12%) RESTful
20 637 (12.84%) DevOps
21 625 (12.60%) Python
22 619 (12.47%) Jenkins
23 615 (12.39%) Maven
24 588 (11.85%) J2EE
24 588 (11.85%) React
25 583 (11.75%) BDD
26 578 (11.65%) HTML
27 577 (11.63%) OO
28 558 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
29 545 (10.98%) REST

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
1 234 (4.72%) Tomcat
2 208 (4.19%) Apache Spark
3 104 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 97 (1.95%) Apache
5 74 (1.49%) JBoss
6 63 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 61 (1.23%) Confluence
8 49 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 29 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 26 (0.52%) CMS
10 26 (0.52%) Mule
11 25 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
12 23 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
13 22 (0.44%) Apache Solr
13 22 (0.44%) ArcGIS
13 22 (0.44%) Oracle Spatial
14 20 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 20 (0.40%) WildFly
15 15 (0.30%) Red Hat Fuse
16 12 (0.24%) Anypoint
Applications
1 9 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.040%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.020%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.020%) InDesign
5 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
3 4 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.060%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.060%) Magento
4 3 (0.060%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.060%) StreamServe
5 2 (0.040%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.020%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.020%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.020%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.020%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.020%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.020%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.020%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 1,071 (21.58%) AWS
2 229 (4.62%) Azure
3 172 (3.47%) GCP
4 144 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
5 135 (2.72%) SaaS
6 132 (2.66%) Amazon S3
7 118 (2.38%) Serverless
8 85 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
9 71 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
10 65 (1.31%) Amazon ECS
11 63 (1.27%) GitHub
12 46 (0.93%) OpenShift
13 36 (0.73%) AWS Fargate
14 29 (0.58%) PaaS
15 27 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
16 24 (0.48%) Amazon Cognito
17 23 (0.46%) Slack
18 13 (0.26%) AWS IoT
19 12 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
20 11 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (1.31%) HTTP
2 44 (0.89%) Internet
3 24 (0.48%) SSL
4 19 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.26%) RFID
6 11 (0.22%) DNS
6 11 (0.22%) SNA
7 10 (0.20%) AMQP
7 10 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
8 8 (0.16%) Broadband
9 6 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.081%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.081%) Multicast
10 4 (0.081%) X.509
11 3 (0.060%) 3GPP
11 3 (0.060%) ATM
12 2 (0.040%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.040%) SAN
12 2 (0.040%) WebEx
13 1 (0.020%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (8.46%) Big Data
2 402 (8.10%) NoSQL
3 389 (7.84%) MySQL
4 372 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 338 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
6 263 (5.30%) SQL Server
7 191 (3.85%) Hadoop
8 175 (3.53%) MongoDB
9 136 (2.74%) RDBMS
10 126 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 84 (1.69%) Apache Hive
12 76 (1.53%) Redis
13 62 (1.25%) HBase
14 57 (1.15%) Amazon Aurora
15 53 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
16 52 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 48 (0.97%) Impala
18 46 (0.93%) Blockchain
19 39 (0.79%) DB2
20 37 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 663 (13.36%) Git (software)
2 619 (12.47%) Jenkins
3 615 (12.39%) Maven
4 455 (9.17%) JUnit
5 212 (4.27%) Gradle
6 202 (4.07%) JIRA
7 171 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 149 (3.00%) Subversion
9 145 (2.92%) Cucumber
10 131 (2.64%) Selenium
11 119 (2.40%) Mockito
12 88 (1.77%) SonarQube
13 84 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 82 (1.65%) Ant
15 63 (1.27%) Bitbucket
16 56 (1.13%) GitLab
17 52 (1.05%) TeamCity
18 45 (0.91%) DbUnit
19 43 (0.87%) RStudio
20 41 (0.83%) NetBeans
General
1 1,283 (25.86%) Finance
2 472 (9.51%) Banking
3 370 (7.46%) Front Office
4 235 (4.74%) Retail
5 148 (2.98%) Public Sector
6 146 (2.94%) Games
7 141 (2.84%) Investment Banking
8 134 (2.70%) Marketing
9 102 (2.06%) Back Office
10 95 (1.91%) Telecoms
11 64 (1.29%) Financial Institution
12 59 (1.19%) Manufacturing
13 49 (0.99%) Law
14 44 (0.89%) Electronics
15 28 (0.56%) Advertising
16 25 (0.50%) Automotive
17 8 (0.16%) Billing
17 8 (0.16%) French Language
18 7 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,203 (44.40%) Spring
2 1,036 (20.88%) Spring Boot
3 865 (17.43%) Web Services
4 764 (15.40%) AngularJS
5 697 (14.05%) Hibernate
6 651 (13.12%) RESTful
7 588 (11.85%) J2EE
7 588 (11.85%) React
8 578 (11.65%) HTML
9 545 (10.98%) REST
10 532 (10.72%) CSS
11 375 (7.56%) Node.js
12 329 (6.63%) Kafka
13 271 (5.46%) XML
14 248 (5.00%) SOAP
15 240 (4.84%) JPA
16 212 (4.27%) JSON
17 209 (4.21%) HTML5
18 178 (3.59%) JSP
19 175 (3.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 387 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
2 255 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 244 (4.92%) Derivative
4 225 (4.53%) Fixed Income
5 203 (4.09%) Algorithms
6 198 (3.99%) Equities
7 180 (3.63%) Data Structures
8 169 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
9 163 (3.28%) User Experience
10 161 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
11 144 (2.90%) Hedge funds
12 122 (2.46%) Mobile App
13 116 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
14 56 (1.13%) Public Cloud
15 54 (1.09%) iPad
16 47 (0.95%) Pricing Data
17 41 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
18 37 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
19 36 (0.73%) Cloud Native
19 36 (0.73%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 463 (9.33%) Linux
2 212 (4.27%) Unix
3 185 (3.73%) Android
4 105 (2.12%) Apple iOS
4 105 (2.12%) Windows
5 49 (0.99%) CentOS
6 15 (0.30%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.18%) Debian
9 8 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.12%) Solaris
11 4 (0.081%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.040%) AIX
12 2 (0.040%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.040%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.020%) VMS
13 1 (0.020%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,577 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,629 (32.83%) Microservices
3 1,234 (24.87%) TDD
4 946 (19.06%) Software Engineering
5 660 (13.30%) Scrum
6 637 (12.84%) DevOps
7 583 (11.75%) BDD
8 577 (11.63%) OO
9 558 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
10 491 (9.90%) Fintech
11 469 (9.45%) Computer Science
12 420 (8.46%) Multithreading
13 348 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
14 324 (6.53%) E-Commerce
15 311 (6.27%) Test Automation
16 283 (5.70%) Continuous Delivery
16 283 (5.70%) Mentoring
17 281 (5.66%) Analytics
18 264 (5.32%) Web Development
19 255 (5.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4,962 (100.00%) Java
2 1,213 (24.45%) JavaScript
3 1,174 (23.66%) Java 8
4 1,154 (23.26%) SQL
5 625 (12.60%) Python
6 355 (7.15%) C#
7 272 (5.48%) Scala
8 201 (4.05%) Kotlin
9 198 (3.99%) C++
10 165 (3.33%) R
11 121 (2.44%) PHP
12 107 (2.16%) TypeScript
13 78 (1.57%) Groovy
14 76 (1.53%) Ruby
15 70 (1.41%) C
16 65 (1.31%) Shell Script
17 58 (1.17%) PL/SQL
18 56 (1.13%) Go
19 43 (0.87%) Java 9
20 39 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 528 (10.64%) Degree
2 209 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 176 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 97 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 45 (0.91%) Master's Degree
6 43 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 27 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
8 23 (0.46%) AWS Certification
9 11 (0.22%) PhD
10 5 (0.10%) HND
10 5 (0.10%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.081%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.081%) SAFe Agilist
12 3 (0.060%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.040%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.040%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.020%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.020%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (2.18%) QA
2 10 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.081%) SEPA
4 3 (0.060%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.060%) PMO
5 2 (0.040%) SLA
5 2 (0.040%) TickIT
5 2 (0.040%) WAI
System Software
1 868 (17.49%) Docker
2 26 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (0.34%) Postfix
4 16 (0.32%) HDFS
5 14 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 13 (0.26%) vSphere
7 8 (0.16%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.040%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.040%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.040%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.020%) Varnish
9 1 (0.020%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 539 (10.86%) Kubernetes
2 91 (1.83%) Ansible
3 84 (1.69%) Terraform
4 52 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (1.01%) Puppet
6 25 (0.50%) Kibana
7 16 (0.32%) logstash
8 14 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
9 12 (0.24%) Grafana
10 11 (0.22%) Istio
10 11 (0.22%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.18%) Rancher
12 5 (0.10%) Control-M
12 5 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.040%) MOM
13 2 (0.040%) Salt
13 2 (0.040%) Single Sign-On
14 1 (0.020%) BladeLogic
14 1 (0.020%) Consul
14 1 (0.020%) Oozie
Vendors
1 499 (10.06%) Oracle
2 133 (2.68%) Google
3 85 (1.71%) SAP
4 67 (1.35%) Microsoft
5 60 (1.21%) Sybase
6 57 (1.15%) Adobe
7 47 (0.95%) IBM
7 47 (0.95%) Splunk
8 44 (0.89%) MuleSoft
9 43 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 37 (0.75%) Red Hat
11 35 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 34 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (0.48%) hybris
14 23 (0.46%) ESRI
15 16 (0.32%) VMware
16 15 (0.30%) Demandware
17 13 (0.26%) Facebook
18 12 (0.24%) Dell
19 11 (0.22%) Talend