The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 58 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4480 4445 4747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.35% 4.81% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.57% 4.98% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3639 3993 4242
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 2222 £65,000 +4.00% 373
South East +13 679 £49,500 -1.00% 82
East of England +4 332 £45,000 -5.26% 56
North West -1 332 £45,000 -5.26% 63
South West -12 309 £45,000 - 42
Yorkshire +18 304 £45,000 +12.50% 39
West Midlands +15 171 £40,000 -11.11% 22
East Midlands +63 107 £45,000 - 16
North East +14 24 £37,500 -21.46% 1
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Java 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 England region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 8600 (99.98%) Java
2 4959 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3930 (45.69%) Spring
4 2764 (32.13%) JavaScript
5 2549 (29.63%) SQL
6 2483 (28.87%) Finance
7 2457 (28.56%) TDD
8 2351 (27.33%) Hibernate
9 1914 (22.25%) HTML
10 1742 (20.25%) Scrum
11 1692 (19.67%) Web Services
12 1534 (17.83%) OO
13 1521 (17.68%) CSS
14 1455 (16.91%) Git (software)
15 1452 (16.88%) Maven
16 1418 (16.48%) J2EE
17 1384 (16.09%) Degree
18 1371 (15.94%) REST
19 1368 (15.90%) Linux
20 1326 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
21 1313 (15.26%) Oracle
22 1293 (15.03%) XML
23 1263 (14.68%) NoSQL
24 1258 (14.62%) Software Engineering
25 1206 (14.02%) Banking
26 1202 (13.97%) AngularJS
27 1158 (13.46%) Computer Science
28 1144 (13.30%) JUnit
29 1096 (12.74%) BDD
30 1088 (12.65%) Multithreading

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
1 901 (10.47%) Tomcat
2 620 (7.21%) JBoss
3 391 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 350 (4.07%) Apache
5 349 (4.06%) Apache Spark
6 330 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
7 287 (3.34%) WebLogic
8 200 (2.33%) Confluence
9 173 (2.01%) Jetty
10 152 (1.77%) Apache Solr
11 119 (1.38%) CMS
12 118 (1.37%) Mule
13 111 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 89 (1.03%) Mule ESB
15 85 (0.99%) GlassFish
16 80 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
17 71 (0.83%) OpenStack
18 43 (0.50%) Apache Pig
19 41 (0.48%) CoreMedia CMS
19 41 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.058%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.047%) Weka
4 3 (0.035%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.023%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.023%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.012%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 125 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 32 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 26 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
4 16 (0.19%) ION MarketView
4 16 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.070%) Magento
6 5 (0.058%) Endur
6 5 (0.058%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.047%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.047%) Odoo
8 3 (0.035%) Pega PRPC
8 3 (0.035%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.023%) BondVision
9 2 (0.023%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.023%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.023%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.012%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.012%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.012%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 824 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (2.69%) SaaS
3 205 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 123 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 112 (1.30%) GitHub
6 78 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
7 70 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 48 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
9 32 (0.37%) OpenShift
10 23 (0.27%) PaaS
11 21 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
12 20 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 13 (0.15%) Force.com
15 12 (0.14%) IaaS
16 11 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
17 10 (0.12%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.12%) Heroku
18 9 (0.10%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 214 (2.49%) HTTP
2 138 (1.60%) Internet
3 54 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 37 (0.43%) FTP
5 25 (0.29%) Intranet
5 25 (0.29%) LDAP
6 21 (0.24%) AMQP
6 21 (0.24%) SSL
7 18 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
8 13 (0.15%) Skype
9 12 (0.14%) Firewall
10 11 (0.13%) Broadband
11 10 (0.12%) ATM
11 10 (0.12%) IMAP
11 10 (0.12%) Wireless
12 9 (0.10%) VoIP
13 8 (0.093%) SSH
14 7 (0.081%) SMPP
14 7 (0.081%) SMS
14 7 (0.081%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1263 (14.68%) NoSQL
2 994 (11.56%) MySQL
3 750 (8.72%) Relational Database
4 736 (8.56%) MongoDB
5 728 (8.46%) SQL Server
6 663 (7.71%) Big Data
7 485 (5.64%) Hadoop
8 445 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 403 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
10 302 (3.51%) RDBMS
11 280 (3.26%) Redis
12 226 (2.63%) Oracle Database
13 138 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 105 (1.22%) HBase
15 100 (1.16%) Neo4j
15 100 (1.16%) Riak
16 90 (1.05%) Couchbase
17 82 (0.95%) Blockchain
18 78 (0.91%) DB2
19 73 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1455 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 1452 (16.88%) Maven
3 1144 (13.30%) JUnit
4 1000 (11.63%) Jenkins
5 600 (6.98%) JIRA
6 570 (6.63%) Subversion
7 440 (5.12%) Gradle
8 392 (4.56%) Selenium
9 390 (4.53%) Eclipse
10 373 (4.34%) Ant
11 283 (3.29%) Mockito
12 282 (3.28%) Cucumber
13 210 (2.44%) IntelliJ
14 142 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 125 (1.45%) TeamCity
16 118 (1.37%) Hudson
17 117 (1.36%) Mercurial
18 102 (1.19%) jMock
19 75 (0.87%) EasyMock
19 75 (0.87%) SonarQube
General
1 2483 (28.87%) Finance
2 1206 (14.02%) Banking
3 551 (6.41%) Investment Banking
4 520 (6.05%) Retail
5 383 (4.45%) Front Office
6 321 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 296 (3.44%) Marketing
8 290 (3.37%) Games
9 194 (2.26%) Retail Banking
10 151 (1.76%) Electronics
11 144 (1.67%) Advertising
12 134 (1.56%) Manufacturing
13 108 (1.26%) Publishing
14 98 (1.14%) Back Office
15 89 (1.03%) Financial Institution
16 69 (0.80%) Legal
17 41 (0.48%) Automotive
18 33 (0.38%) Law
19 24 (0.28%) Online Betting
19 24 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3930 (45.69%) Spring
2 2351 (27.33%) Hibernate
3 1914 (22.25%) HTML
4 1692 (19.67%) Web Services
5 1521 (17.68%) CSS
6 1418 (16.48%) J2EE
7 1371 (15.94%) REST
8 1293 (15.03%) XML
9 1202 (13.97%) AngularJS
10 924 (10.74%) RESTful
11 860 (10.00%) Java EE
12 784 (9.11%) SOAP
13 657 (7.64%) JMS
14 614 (7.14%) JSON
15 605 (7.03%) HTML5
16 582 (6.77%) jQuery
17 559 (6.50%) Node.js
18 537 (6.24%) Spring Boot
19 509 (5.92%) Spring MVC
20 471 (5.48%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1158 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 719 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
3 482 (5.60%) Fintech
4 367 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 353 (4.10%) Algorithms
6 308 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
7 304 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
8 278 (3.23%) Mobile App
9 261 (3.03%) Data Structures
10 227 (2.64%) User Experience
11 213 (2.48%) Derivative
12 189 (2.20%) iPad
13 147 (1.71%) Equities
14 131 (1.52%) Fixed Income
15 101 (1.17%) Hedge funds
16 81 (0.94%) Credit Risk
17 73 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
18 72 (0.84%) Client/Server
18 72 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
19 64 (0.74%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1368 (15.90%) Linux
2 566 (6.58%) Unix
3 349 (4.06%) Android
4 273 (3.17%) Windows
5 206 (2.39%) Apple iOS
6 60 (0.70%) Mac OS X
7 49 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (0.45%) Mac OS
9 29 (0.34%) Windows Server
10 27 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 26 (0.30%) CentOS
12 14 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.14%) Solaris
14 9 (0.10%) Amazon Linux
15 7 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.058%) AIX
16 5 (0.058%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.035%) Debian
18 2 (0.023%) VMS
18 2 (0.023%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4959 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2457 (28.56%) TDD
3 1742 (20.25%) Scrum
4 1534 (17.83%) OO
5 1326 (15.42%) Continuous Integration
6 1258 (14.62%) Software Engineering
7 1096 (12.74%) BDD
8 1088 (12.65%) Multithreading
9 1016 (11.81%) MVC
10 973 (11.31%) Microservices
11 911 (10.59%) Test Automation
12 842 (9.79%) SDLC
13 799 (9.29%) Unit Testing
14 706 (8.21%) E-Commerce
15 569 (6.61%) SOA
16 559 (6.50%) Low Latency
17 555 (6.45%) DevOps
18 534 (6.21%) OOP
19 505 (5.87%) Web Development
20 481 (5.59%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8600 (99.98%) Java
2 2764 (32.13%) JavaScript
3 2549 (29.63%) SQL
4 924 (10.74%) Python
5 779 (9.06%) Scala
6 669 (7.78%) C#
7 509 (5.92%) C++
8 341 (3.96%) PL/SQL
9 308 (3.58%) Groovy
10 289 (3.36%) PHP
11 286 (3.32%) Ruby
12 194 (2.26%) C
13 169 (1.96%) Perl
14 141 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 134 (1.56%) Go
16 117 (1.36%) Shell Script
17 85 (0.99%) Clojure
18 81 (0.94%) T-SQL
19 62 (0.72%) Objective-C
20 56 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1384 (16.09%) Degree
2 604 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 181 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 106 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 83 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
6 72 (0.84%) PhD
7 35 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 34 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 33 (0.38%) Master's Degree
10 20 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.13%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.093%) HND
13 7 (0.081%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.070%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.070%) OCPJP
14 6 (0.070%) PMP
15 5 (0.058%) APMG
15 5 (0.058%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.058%) CTC Cleared
16 4 (0.047%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 402 (4.67%) QA
2 32 (0.37%) MiFID
3 26 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.15%) SLA
5 11 (0.13%) EMIR
5 11 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.12%) GCP
7 8 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.047%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.047%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.023%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.023%) SEPA
9 2 (0.023%) TickIT
10 1 (0.012%) Basel II
10 1 (0.012%) Basel III
10 1 (0.012%) GDPR
10 1 (0.012%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.012%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 387 (4.50%) Docker
2 27 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 25 (0.29%) HDFS
4 23 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.20%) Dovecot
6 16 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.070%) vSphere
8 2 (0.023%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.023%) KVM
8 2 (0.023%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.012%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.012%) LXC
9 1 (0.012%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.012%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.012%) Xen
Systems Management
1 204 (2.37%) Puppet
2 166 (1.93%) Ansible
3 115 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 78 (0.91%) Kibana
5 61 (0.71%) logstash
6 52 (0.60%) Kubernetes
7 40 (0.47%) Salt
8 20 (0.23%) Terraform
9 13 (0.15%) Nagios
10 11 (0.13%) Packer
11 10 (0.12%) Grafana
11 10 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.12%) Mesos
12 9 (0.10%) StatsD
13 6 (0.070%) Control-M
13 6 (0.070%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.058%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 5 (0.058%) MOM
14 5 (0.058%) Rancher
15 4 (0.047%) Icinga
Vendors
1 1313 (15.26%) Oracle
2 177 (2.06%) SAP
3 173 (2.01%) Google
4 172 (2.00%) Sybase
5 137 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 132 (1.53%) TIBCO
7 111 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 79 (0.92%) hybris
9 77 (0.90%) IBM
10 64 (0.74%) Apple
11 58 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
12 52 (0.60%) Perforce
13 48 (0.56%) Adobe
14 45 (0.52%) Solace
15 44 (0.51%) ION Trading
16 39 (0.45%) VMware
17 38 (0.44%) StreamBase
18 32 (0.37%) Cognizant
19 31 (0.36%) Talend
20 29 (0.34%) Tableau
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Posted: 3 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £650000 per annum + Fantastic benefits!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k - £49k + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + 34 days annual leave
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary up to £50k + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Java Source
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago