Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 55 50
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 8776 8863 10722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.20% 4.94% 5.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 5.12% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6936 7970 9685
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £86,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +4.17%

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 161629 173153 199104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130679 146162 166923
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,013 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -4 4779 £65,000 - 258
South East +1 1284 £50,000 - 60
North of England -2 926 £46,500 +3.33% 84
East of England -12 612 £45,000 -10.00% 40
Midlands +62 585 £45,000 - 28
South West -10 575 £41,000 -13.68% 23
North West -13 518 £47,500 - 46
West Midlands +41 367 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Yorkshire +26 360 £45,000 - 32
East Midlands +64 218 £45,000 +12.50% 14
North East -11 48 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 8772 (99.95%) Java
2 5163 (58.83%) Agile Software Development
3 3967 (45.20%) Spring
4 2786 (31.75%) Finance
5 2740 (31.22%) JavaScript
6 2458 (28.01%) SQL
7 2422 (27.60%) TDD
8 2183 (24.87%) Hibernate
9 1881 (21.43%) HTML
10 1791 (20.41%) Web Services
11 1629 (18.56%) Banking
12 1592 (18.14%) Scrum
13 1479 (16.85%) REST
14 1461 (16.65%) Oracle
15 1444 (16.45%) Degree
16 1441 (16.42%) Git (software)
17 1399 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
18 1356 (15.45%) CSS
19 1346 (15.34%) Linux
20 1326 (15.11%) OO
21 1321 (15.05%) AngularJS
22 1313 (14.96%) Maven
23 1305 (14.87%) Software Engineering
24 1280 (14.59%) J2EE
25 1222 (13.92%) RESTful
26 1187 (13.53%) Microservices
27 1176 (13.40%) BDD
28 1139 (12.98%) Multithreading
29 1132 (12.90%) NoSQL
30 1112 (12.67%) Amazon AWS

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
1 838 (9.55%) Tomcat
2 581 (6.62%) JBoss
3 399 (4.55%) Apache
4 360 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
5 301 (3.43%) Apache Spark
6 299 (3.41%) WebSphere
7 229 (2.61%) Confluence
8 191 (2.18%) WebLogic
9 125 (1.42%) Apache Solr
10 117 (1.33%) CMS
11 100 (1.14%) Jetty
12 96 (1.09%) Mule
13 83 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 65 (0.74%) Mule ESB
14 65 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
15 56 (0.64%) OpenStack
16 52 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
17 42 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 39 (0.44%) CoreMedia CMS
19 36 (0.41%) Liferay
Applications
1 25 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.068%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.034%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.034%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.034%) Pipeline Pilot
4 2 (0.023%) HipChat
5 1 (0.011%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.011%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 61 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
2 37 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 34 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 19 (0.22%) ION MarketView
4 19 (0.22%) Magento
5 17 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.057%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.057%) Oracle TCA
7 4 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.046%) Endur
8 3 (0.034%) MetaTrader
8 3 (0.034%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.034%) Odoo
8 3 (0.034%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.034%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.023%) Actimize
9 2 (0.023%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.023%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.023%) Kondor
9 2 (0.023%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1112 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
2 279 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 220 (2.51%) SaaS
4 131 (1.49%) GitHub
5 109 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 93 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 76 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 57 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
9 34 (0.39%) Serverless
10 32 (0.36%) OpenShift
11 26 (0.30%) IaaS
12 24 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (0.27%) PaaS
13 20 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
14 14 (0.16%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.15%) npm
16 12 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 12 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 11 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
18 9 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 218 (2.48%) HTTP
2 208 (2.37%) Internet
3 56 (0.64%) AMQP
4 42 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 27 (0.31%) ATM
5 27 (0.31%) SMS
6 16 (0.18%) SMPP
7 15 (0.17%) FTP
8 12 (0.14%) Broadband
8 12 (0.14%) Skype
9 11 (0.13%) LDAP
9 11 (0.13%) SSL
10 8 (0.091%) IMAP
11 7 (0.080%) Intranet
12 5 (0.057%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.057%) VoIP
12 5 (0.057%) Wireless
13 4 (0.046%) Firewall
13 4 (0.046%) SMTP
13 4 (0.046%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1132 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 896 (10.21%) MySQL
3 727 (8.28%) Relational Database
4 649 (7.40%) SQL Server
5 591 (6.73%) MongoDB
6 582 (6.63%) Big Data
7 488 (5.56%) Hadoop
8 418 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 369 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
10 273 (3.11%) RDBMS
11 233 (2.65%) Redis
12 231 (2.63%) Oracle Database
13 155 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 144 (1.64%) HBase
15 127 (1.45%) Blockchain
16 95 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
17 90 (1.03%) Neo4j
18 71 (0.81%) DB2
19 58 (0.66%) KDB
20 57 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1441 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 1313 (14.96%) Maven
3 1076 (12.26%) JUnit
4 965 (11.00%) Jenkins
5 633 (7.21%) JIRA
6 579 (6.60%) Subversion
7 409 (4.66%) Selenium
8 345 (3.93%) Eclipse
9 318 (3.62%) Gradle
10 314 (3.58%) Cucumber
11 288 (3.28%) Mockito
12 208 (2.37%) Ant
13 207 (2.36%) TeamCity
14 193 (2.20%) IntelliJ
15 142 (1.62%) jMock
16 119 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 113 (1.29%) Hudson
18 104 (1.19%) EasyMock
19 98 (1.12%) Bitbucket
20 97 (1.11%) Mercurial
General
1 2786 (31.75%) Finance
2 1629 (18.56%) Banking
3 1012 (11.53%) Investment Banking
4 695 (7.92%) Retail Banking
5 524 (5.97%) Front Office
6 441 (5.03%) Retail
7 381 (4.34%) Marketing
8 297 (3.38%) Games
9 290 (3.30%) Telecoms
10 177 (2.02%) Manufacturing
11 176 (2.01%) Advertising
12 171 (1.95%) Electronics
13 138 (1.57%) Financial Institution
14 120 (1.37%) Publishing
15 95 (1.08%) Back Office
16 53 (0.60%) Law
17 52 (0.59%) Legal
18 42 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
19 36 (0.41%) Automotive
20 30 (0.34%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3967 (45.20%) Spring
2 2183 (24.87%) Hibernate
3 1881 (21.43%) HTML
4 1791 (20.41%) Web Services
5 1479 (16.85%) REST
6 1356 (15.45%) CSS
7 1321 (15.05%) AngularJS
8 1280 (14.59%) J2EE
9 1222 (13.92%) RESTful
10 1043 (11.88%) XML
11 774 (8.82%) Java EE
12 729 (8.31%) SOAP
13 646 (7.36%) JSON
14 624 (7.11%) Spring Boot
15 621 (7.08%) Spring MVC
16 610 (6.95%) HTML5
17 525 (5.98%) React
18 524 (5.97%) jQuery
19 503 (5.73%) JMS
20 496 (5.65%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1092 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 712 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 541 (6.16%) Fintech
4 379 (4.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 375 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 374 (4.26%) Equities
7 317 (3.61%) Derivative
8 314 (3.58%) User Experience
9 286 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
10 275 (3.13%) Data Structures
11 256 (2.92%) Algorithms
12 227 (2.59%) Fixed Income
13 178 (2.03%) Mobile App
14 117 (1.33%) Client/Server
14 117 (1.33%) iPad
15 104 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
16 87 (0.99%) Hedge funds
16 87 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
17 80 (0.91%) Credit Risk
18 73 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1346 (15.34%) Linux
2 619 (7.05%) Unix
3 280 (3.19%) Windows
4 221 (2.52%) Android
5 126 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 41 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 30 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 30 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 17 (0.19%) Solaris
10 16 (0.18%) Windows Server
11 13 (0.15%) CentOS
12 9 (0.10%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.080%) Debian
14 6 (0.068%) AIX
15 4 (0.046%) HPUX
16 3 (0.034%) Amazon Linux
16 3 (0.034%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.023%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.023%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5163 (58.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2422 (27.60%) TDD
3 1592 (18.14%) Scrum
4 1399 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
5 1326 (15.11%) OO
6 1305 (14.87%) Software Engineering
7 1187 (13.53%) Microservices
8 1176 (13.40%) BDD
9 1139 (12.98%) Multithreading
10 1106 (12.60%) MVC
11 882 (10.05%) SDLC
12 860 (9.80%) Test Automation
13 808 (9.21%) Unit Testing
14 748 (8.52%) Asset Management
15 716 (8.16%) Wealth Management
16 695 (7.92%) E-Commerce
17 652 (7.43%) DevOps
18 564 (6.43%) Low Latency
19 541 (6.16%) Web Development
20 519 (5.91%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8772 (99.95%) Java
2 2740 (31.22%) JavaScript
3 2458 (28.01%) SQL
4 923 (10.52%) Python
5 672 (7.66%) Scala
6 552 (6.29%) C#
7 437 (4.98%) C++
8 383 (4.36%) PHP
9 307 (3.50%) Groovy
10 306 (3.49%) PL/SQL
11 216 (2.46%) C
12 215 (2.45%) Ruby
13 201 (2.29%) Bash Shell
14 157 (1.79%) Shell Script
15 138 (1.57%) Perl
16 123 (1.40%) Go
17 64 (0.73%) Clojure
17 64 (0.73%) T-SQL
18 61 (0.70%) XPath
19 59 (0.67%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1444 (16.45%) Degree
2 589 (6.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 230 (2.62%) Security Cleared
4 112 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 53 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
6 44 (0.50%) PhD
6 44 (0.50%) Sun Certification
7 34 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
8 32 (0.36%) Master's Degree
9 13 (0.15%) OCPJP
10 12 (0.14%) OCMJD
11 11 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.13%) OCPJWCD
12 8 (0.091%) OCP
13 6 (0.068%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.068%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.046%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.034%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.034%) DBS Check
16 1 (0.011%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 634 (7.22%) QA
2 23 (0.26%) MiFID
3 20 (0.23%) SLA
4 17 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.16%) SEPA
6 11 (0.13%) GCP
7 9 (0.10%) EMIR
8 6 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.057%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.057%) HL7
10 3 (0.034%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.011%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.011%) ECSS
11 1 (0.011%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.011%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.011%) PMO
11 1 (0.011%) PSD2
System Software
1 604 (6.88%) Docker
2 45 (0.51%) HDFS
3 16 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.091%) GridGain
5 7 (0.080%) Dovecot
6 6 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.057%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.034%) KVM
8 3 (0.034%) vSphere
9 2 (0.023%) Cygwin
9 2 (0.023%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.011%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.011%) etcd
10 1 (0.011%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.011%) RACF
10 1 (0.011%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 186 (2.12%) Puppet
2 155 (1.77%) Ansible
3 108 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 103 (1.17%) Kubernetes
5 41 (0.47%) Terraform
6 23 (0.26%) Kibana
7 19 (0.22%) Nagios
8 18 (0.21%) logstash
8 18 (0.21%) Salt
9 16 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
10 10 (0.11%) Opsview
11 8 (0.091%) TeamSite
12 7 (0.080%) Rancher
13 6 (0.068%) ITRS Geneos
14 5 (0.057%) Control-M
14 5 (0.057%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.057%) Packer
15 4 (0.046%) Consul
16 3 (0.034%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1461 (16.65%) Oracle
2 273 (3.11%) Google
3 236 (2.69%) Sybase
4 231 (2.63%) SAP
5 158 (1.80%) Microsoft
6 144 (1.64%) hybris
7 139 (1.58%) TIBCO
8 138 (1.57%) IBM
9 118 (1.34%) ION Trading
10 74 (0.84%) Apple
11 64 (0.73%) Perforce
12 51 (0.58%) Tableau
13 48 (0.55%) Red Hat
14 47 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
15 46 (0.52%) Adobe
16 38 (0.43%) Solace
16 38 (0.43%) Sun
17 37 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
18 36 (0.41%) HP
19 34 (0.39%) Facebook