Period
to 24 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 55 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 6,227 8,083 8,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.63% 5.01% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 5.19% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5,414 6,975 7,358
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 129,094 155,624 154,044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.41% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 103,452 127,425 128,458
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 24 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 -3 3,274 £70,000 +3.70% 692
South East +11 1,374 £55,000 +10.00% 175
North of England -29 596 £50,000 +5.26% 149
South West -24 410 £50,000 +5.26% 67
Midlands -22 338 £47,500 -5.00% 69
North West -14 312 £55,000 +15.79% 69
East of England -37 236 £55,000 +10.00% 58
Yorkshire -36 234 £45,000 -2.17% 67
East Midlands +34 203 £49,000 -2.00% 29
West Midlands -80 135 £45,000 -5.26% 40
North East -1 50 £47,500 +3.83% 13
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 6,223 (99.94%) Java
2 3,322 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
3 2,850 (45.77%) Spring
4 1,625 (26.10%) TDD
5 1,578 (25.34%) JavaScript
6 1,570 (25.21%) Microservices
7 1,527 (24.52%) Java 8
8 1,505 (24.17%) Finance
9 1,437 (23.08%) SQL
10 1,287 (20.67%) Software Engineering
11 1,079 (17.33%) Docker
12 1,062 (17.05%) Spring Boot
13 1,055 (16.94%) Hibernate
14 918 (14.74%) REST
15 894 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
16 868 (13.94%) AngularJS
17 865 (13.89%) Maven
18 848 (13.62%) RESTful
19 841 (13.51%) HTML
20 833 (13.38%) Degree
21 831 (13.35%) Web Services
22 830 (13.33%) Scrum
23 827 (13.28%) Linux
23 827 (13.28%) Git (software)
24 793 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
25 771 (12.38%) Jenkins
26 756 (12.14%) OO
27 744 (11.95%) CSS
28 697 (11.19%) DevOps
29 691 (11.10%) Computer Science

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
1 380 (6.10%) Tomcat
2 266 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
3 212 (3.40%) JBoss
4 208 (3.34%) Apache Spark
5 201 (3.23%) Apache
6 173 (2.78%) Confluence
7 125 (2.01%) WebSphere
8 100 (1.61%) WebLogic
9 53 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 46 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 45 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
12 42 (0.67%) Jetty
13 33 (0.53%) CMS
14 27 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 24 (0.39%) GlassFish
15 24 (0.39%) IIS
16 23 (0.37%) GeoServer
17 21 (0.34%) WildFly
18 19 (0.31%) WordPress
19 18 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
1 7 (0.11%) Weka
2 3 (0.048%) HipChat
3 1 (0.016%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.016%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 35 (0.56%) thinkFolio
2 11 (0.18%) Magento
3 9 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
3 9 (0.14%) Temenos T24
4 8 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.13%) Fredhopper
5 7 (0.11%) Front Arena
5 7 (0.11%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.11%) Ripple
6 6 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.080%) R3 Corda
8 4 (0.064%) ION MarketView
9 3 (0.048%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.032%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.016%) Bloomberg AIM
11 1 (0.016%) LatentZero
11 1 (0.016%) LongView
11 1 (0.016%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.016%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 894 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
2 312 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 184 (2.95%) SaaS
4 173 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 164 (2.63%) GitHub
6 100 (1.61%) Serverless
7 99 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
8 78 (1.25%) Amazon S3
9 75 (1.20%) OpenShift
10 63 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 54 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
12 51 (0.82%) PaaS
13 50 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
14 46 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 26 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
16 24 (0.39%) Heroku
17 21 (0.34%) Apigee
18 18 (0.29%) npm
19 14 (0.22%) G Suite
19 14 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 166 (2.67%) HTTP
2 74 (1.19%) Internet
3 33 (0.53%) Bluetooth
3 33 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 26 (0.42%) AMQP
5 14 (0.22%) FTP
6 11 (0.18%) RFID
7 10 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.14%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.14%) Network Security
9 7 (0.11%) DNS
10 6 (0.096%) Firewall
10 6 (0.096%) SSL
10 6 (0.096%) STUN
10 6 (0.096%) VoIP
11 3 (0.048%) SMPP
11 3 (0.048%) SMS
11 3 (0.048%) SSH
12 2 (0.032%) 5G
12 2 (0.032%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (9.97%) NoSQL
2 479 (7.69%) Big Data
3 468 (7.52%) MySQL
4 435 (6.99%) Relational Database
5 408 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
6 389 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 350 (5.62%) SQL Server
8 257 (4.13%) Hadoop
9 220 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 166 (2.67%) RDBMS
11 165 (2.65%) Redis
12 124 (1.99%) HBase
13 85 (1.37%) Neo4j
14 84 (1.35%) Blockchain
15 63 (1.01%) Oracle Database
16 55 (0.88%) Apache Hive
17 51 (0.82%) DB2
18 50 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
19 41 (0.66%) CouchDB
20 39 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 865 (13.89%) Maven
2 827 (13.28%) Git (software)
3 771 (12.38%) Jenkins
4 597 (9.59%) JUnit
5 357 (5.73%) JIRA
6 356 (5.72%) Gradle
7 246 (3.95%) Selenium
8 223 (3.58%) Cucumber
9 203 (3.26%) Subversion
10 180 (2.89%) Eclipse
11 178 (2.86%) Mockito
12 131 (2.10%) Ant
13 118 (1.89%) IntelliJ
14 101 (1.62%) TeamCity
15 94 (1.51%) Bitbucket
16 75 (1.20%) JMeter
17 71 (1.14%) SonarQube
18 69 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 46 (0.74%) NetBeans
20 44 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 1,505 (24.17%) Finance
2 621 (9.97%) Banking
3 298 (4.79%) Front Office
4 230 (3.69%) Retail
5 203 (3.26%) Games
6 157 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 125 (2.01%) Investment Banking
8 115 (1.85%) Marketing
9 97 (1.56%) Law
10 57 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 50 (0.80%) Back Office
12 48 (0.77%) Automotive
12 48 (0.77%) Manufacturing
13 42 (0.67%) Electronics
14 35 (0.56%) Advertising
15 32 (0.51%) Legal
16 30 (0.48%) Publishing
17 19 (0.31%) Retail Banking
18 15 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
19 13 (0.21%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,850 (45.77%) Spring
2 1,062 (17.05%) Spring Boot
3 1,055 (16.94%) Hibernate
4 918 (14.74%) REST
5 868 (13.94%) AngularJS
6 848 (13.62%) RESTful
7 841 (13.51%) HTML
8 831 (13.35%) Web Services
9 744 (11.95%) CSS
10 575 (9.23%) J2EE
11 541 (8.69%) React
12 458 (7.36%) XML
13 393 (6.31%) Java EE
14 379 (6.09%) Kafka
15 358 (5.75%) SOAP
16 354 (5.68%) Node.js
17 316 (5.07%) JSON
18 284 (4.56%) HTML5
19 262 (4.21%) JMS
20 244 (3.92%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 628 (10.09%) Greenfield Project
2 533 (8.56%) Fintech
3 308 (4.95%) Algorithms
4 211 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 209 (3.36%) Derivative
6 199 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
7 196 (3.15%) Fixed Income
8 188 (3.02%) Data Structures
9 178 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 170 (2.73%) User Experience
11 162 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
12 136 (2.18%) Equities
13 120 (1.93%) Hedge funds
14 118 (1.89%) Mobile App
15 64 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
16 63 (1.01%) Management Information System
17 50 (0.80%) Cloud Native
18 47 (0.75%) Credit Risk
19 35 (0.56%) Public Cloud
20 32 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 827 (13.28%) Linux
2 256 (4.11%) Unix
3 184 (2.95%) Android
4 100 (1.61%) Windows
5 88 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 44 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 23 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (0.34%) CentOS
9 18 (0.29%) CoreOS
10 16 (0.26%) DC/OS
10 16 (0.26%) Mesosphere
11 15 (0.24%) openSUSE
12 8 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.096%) Debian
14 6 (0.096%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.096%) SUSE
14 6 (0.096%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.064%) AIX
15 4 (0.064%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,322 (53.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1,625 (26.10%) TDD
3 1,570 (25.21%) Microservices
4 1,287 (20.67%) Software Engineering
5 830 (13.33%) Scrum
6 793 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
7 756 (12.14%) OO
8 697 (11.19%) DevOps
9 691 (11.10%) Computer Science
10 605 (9.72%) BDD
11 558 (8.96%) Test Automation
12 518 (8.32%) Multithreading
13 471 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
14 428 (6.87%) MVC
15 418 (6.71%) Open Source
16 370 (5.94%) Mentoring
17 337 (5.41%) Unit Testing
18 320 (5.14%) SDLC
19 295 (4.74%) E-Commerce
20 287 (4.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6,223 (99.94%) Java
2 1,578 (25.34%) JavaScript
3 1,527 (24.52%) Java 8
4 1,437 (23.08%) SQL
5 651 (10.45%) Python
6 451 (7.24%) C#
7 402 (6.46%) Scala
8 333 (5.35%) C++
9 189 (3.04%) Kotlin
10 127 (2.04%) TypeScript
11 123 (1.98%) Ruby
12 118 (1.89%) C
13 111 (1.78%) Go
14 109 (1.75%) Groovy
15 90 (1.45%) PHP
16 86 (1.38%) Perl
17 75 (1.20%) PL/SQL
18 71 (1.14%) Java 9
19 67 (1.08%) Bash Shell
20 60 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 833 (13.38%) Degree
2 277 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 260 (4.18%) Security Cleared
4 137 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 94 (1.51%) DV Cleared
6 59 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
7 31 (0.50%) Master's Degree
8 16 (0.26%) PhD
9 10 (0.16%) ISEB
9 10 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.14%) AWS Certification
10 9 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 7 (0.11%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.080%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (0.048%) HND
13 3 (0.048%) OCP
14 2 (0.032%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.032%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.032%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.016%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (4.06%) QA
2 28 (0.45%) MiFID
3 18 (0.29%) WAI
4 11 (0.18%) GDPR
5 8 (0.13%) EMIR
6 7 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.080%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.064%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.064%) PSD2
9 2 (0.032%) IFRS
9 2 (0.032%) TickIT
10 1 (0.016%) Dublin Core
10 1 (0.016%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.016%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,079 (17.33%) Docker
2 49 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 43 (0.69%) HDFS
4 34 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 32 (0.51%) vSphere
6 25 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (0.22%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.13%) GridGain
9 7 (0.11%) Firmware
10 6 (0.096%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.064%) KVM
12 2 (0.032%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.032%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 567 (9.11%) Kubernetes
2 175 (2.81%) Ansible
3 149 (2.39%) Puppet
4 146 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
5 84 (1.35%) Terraform
6 36 (0.58%) Grafana
7 33 (0.53%) Prometheus
8 22 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 22 (0.35%) Rancher
9 21 (0.34%) Salt
10 14 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.16%) Kibana
12 9 (0.14%) Mesos
13 8 (0.13%) HP Fortify
13 8 (0.13%) Marathon
14 6 (0.096%) Istio
15 5 (0.080%) Graphite
15 5 (0.080%) logstash
16 4 (0.064%) Packer
Vendors
1 681 (10.94%) Oracle
2 175 (2.81%) Google
3 100 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 76 (1.22%) SAP
5 60 (0.96%) IBM
6 59 (0.95%) Splunk
7 48 (0.77%) TIBCO
8 45 (0.72%) Red Hat
9 42 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 41 (0.66%) Adobe
11 35 (0.56%) Charles River
11 35 (0.56%) Sybase
12 29 (0.47%) VMware
13 27 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
14 26 (0.42%) Solace
15 20 (0.32%) SaltStack
16 19 (0.31%) MuleSoft
17 16 (0.26%) ForgeRock
18 15 (0.24%) webMethods
19 14 (0.22%) Samsung