The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
UK / England
Rank 55 52 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4079 4954 4667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.17% 5.11% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.37% 5.30% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3605 4536 4169
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

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 75889 93457 96279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 63471 79007 79398
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -11 1932 £65,000 +8.33% 336
South East +7 631 £47,500 - 81
East of England +15 376 £50,000 +11.11% 41
South West +6 352 £45,000 - 48
North West +7 303 £47,500 +5.55% 69
Yorkshire -15 215 £48,250 +7.22% 45
West Midlands -30 112 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands +67 110 £40,000 - 26
North East +24 41 £43,000 +7.50% 9
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8424 (100.00%) Java
2 4815 (57.16%) Agile Software Development
3 3766 (44.71%) Spring
4 2685 (31.87%) JavaScript
5 2577 (30.59%) SQL
6 2441 (28.98%) TDD
7 2239 (26.58%) Finance
8 2046 (24.29%) Hibernate
9 1858 (22.06%) HTML
10 1608 (19.09%) Scrum
11 1535 (18.22%) J2EE
12 1522 (18.07%) Web Services
13 1485 (17.63%) OO
14 1484 (17.62%) CSS
15 1465 (17.39%) Degree
16 1390 (16.50%) Software Engineering
17 1355 (16.08%) NoSQL
18 1338 (15.88%) Maven
19 1313 (15.59%) Linux
20 1299 (15.42%) REST
21 1205 (14.30%) AngularJS
22 1188 (14.10%) XML
23 1184 (14.06%) Banking
24 1183 (14.04%) Git (software)
25 1171 (13.90%) Oracle
26 1145 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
27 1091 (12.95%) Computer Science
28 1059 (12.57%) Multithreading
29 1051 (12.48%) JUnit
30 976 (11.59%) BDD

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 919 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 631 (7.49%) JBoss
3 405 (4.81%) WebSphere
4 359 (4.26%) Apache
5 349 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
6 339 (4.02%) Apache Spark
7 307 (3.64%) WebLogic
8 220 (2.61%) Jetty
9 181 (2.15%) Apache Solr
10 139 (1.65%) Mule
11 137 (1.63%) Confluence
12 133 (1.58%) GlassFish
13 132 (1.57%) CMS
14 106 (1.26%) Mule ESB
15 82 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
16 71 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 66 (0.78%) OpenStack
18 65 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 46 (0.55%) Apache Pig
20 32 (0.38%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 35 (0.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.071%) MS Office
3 4 (0.047%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.047%) Weka
4 3 (0.036%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.024%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.012%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 73 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 24 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (0.19%) Magento
5 10 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 8 (0.095%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.047%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.047%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.047%) Odoo
7 4 (0.047%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.036%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.036%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.024%) BASE24
9 2 (0.024%) Postilion
9 2 (0.024%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.024%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.024%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.012%) RMDS
10 1 (0.012%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 765 (9.08%) Amazon AWS
2 239 (2.84%) SaaS
3 187 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 132 (1.57%) GitHub
5 111 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
6 75 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 65 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (0.28%) Google App Engine
9 21 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (0.23%) OpenShift
11 16 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
11 16 (0.19%) Heroku
11 16 (0.19%) PaaS
12 14 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
13 13 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.14%) Google Play
15 10 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.12%) IaaS
16 6 (0.071%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.071%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 195 (2.31%) HTTP
2 167 (1.98%) Internet
3 45 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 42 (0.50%) FTP
5 40 (0.47%) SSL
6 26 (0.31%) FIX Connectivity
7 20 (0.24%) Intranet
8 18 (0.21%) DNS
8 18 (0.21%) LDAP
9 15 (0.18%) Network Security
9 15 (0.18%) Wireshark
10 13 (0.15%) Firewall
11 12 (0.14%) SNMP
12 11 (0.13%) Skype
13 10 (0.12%) ATM
13 10 (0.12%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.12%) Multicast
14 9 (0.11%) Value-Added Service
15 7 (0.083%) IMAP
16 5 (0.059%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1355 (16.08%) NoSQL
2 877 (10.41%) MySQL
3 750 (8.90%) MongoDB
4 706 (8.38%) Big Data
5 669 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 635 (7.54%) SQL Server
7 510 (6.05%) Hadoop
8 410 (4.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 409 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
10 288 (3.42%) RDBMS
11 217 (2.58%) Redis
12 195 (2.31%) Oracle Database
13 128 (1.52%) Neo4j
14 127 (1.51%) HBase
15 118 (1.40%) DB2
16 102 (1.21%) Couchbase
17 95 (1.13%) Apache Hive
18 93 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 90 (1.07%) Riak
20 61 (0.72%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1338 (15.88%) Maven
2 1183 (14.04%) Git (software)
3 1051 (12.48%) JUnit
4 900 (10.68%) Jenkins
5 519 (6.16%) Subversion
6 423 (5.02%) JIRA
7 420 (4.99%) Gradle
8 367 (4.36%) Eclipse
9 362 (4.30%) Ant
10 315 (3.74%) Selenium
11 287 (3.41%) Mockito
12 237 (2.81%) Cucumber
13 184 (2.18%) IntelliJ
14 137 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 89 (1.06%) Hudson
16 76 (0.90%) Mercurial
17 72 (0.85%) TestNG
18 71 (0.84%) TeamCity
19 57 (0.68%) Jasmine
20 51 (0.61%) JMeter
General
1 2239 (26.58%) Finance
2 1184 (14.06%) Banking
3 398 (4.72%) Front Office
4 370 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 358 (4.25%) Investment Banking
6 347 (4.12%) Retail
7 304 (3.61%) Games
8 187 (2.22%) Marketing
9 185 (2.20%) Advertising
10 101 (1.20%) Publishing
11 95 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 94 (1.12%) Electronics
13 88 (1.04%) Back Office
14 67 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 51 (0.61%) Legal
16 48 (0.57%) Automotive
17 29 (0.34%) Online Betting
18 26 (0.31%) Music Industry
19 20 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
20 17 (0.20%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3766 (44.71%) Spring
2 2046 (24.29%) Hibernate
3 1858 (22.06%) HTML
4 1535 (18.22%) J2EE
5 1522 (18.07%) Web Services
6 1484 (17.62%) CSS
7 1299 (15.42%) REST
8 1205 (14.30%) AngularJS
9 1188 (14.10%) XML
10 835 (9.91%) RESTful
11 740 (8.78%) SOAP
12 739 (8.77%) Java EE
13 719 (8.54%) JMS
14 613 (7.28%) Node.js
15 585 (6.94%) jQuery
16 582 (6.91%) HTML5
17 503 (5.97%) JSP
18 492 (5.84%) React
19 485 (5.76%) JSON
20 475 (5.64%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1091 (12.95%) Computer Science
2 437 (5.19%) Fintech
3 412 (4.89%) Algorithms
4 353 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 301 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 289 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
7 237 (2.81%) Data Structures
8 225 (2.67%) Mobile App
9 201 (2.39%) Derivative
10 178 (2.11%) Equities
11 168 (1.99%) User Experience
12 142 (1.69%) Client/Server
13 134 (1.59%) Fixed Income
14 121 (1.44%) iPad
15 97 (1.15%) Hedge funds
16 64 (0.76%) Online Games
17 51 (0.61%) N-Tier
18 50 (0.59%) Internet of Things
19 45 (0.53%) Blog
20 40 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1313 (15.59%) Linux
2 559 (6.64%) Unix
3 267 (3.17%) Android
4 265 (3.15%) Windows
5 184 (2.18%) Apple iOS
6 45 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 34 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (0.37%) Windows Server
9 28 (0.33%) CentOS
10 22 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 22 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.25%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.17%) Solaris
13 13 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.071%) Amazon Linux
15 6 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (0.059%) HPUX
17 4 (0.047%) Debian
18 3 (0.036%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4815 (57.16%) Agile Software Development
2 2441 (28.98%) TDD
3 1608 (19.09%) Scrum
4 1485 (17.63%) OO
5 1390 (16.50%) Software Engineering
6 1145 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
7 1059 (12.57%) Multithreading
8 976 (11.59%) BDD
9 917 (10.89%) MVC
10 849 (10.08%) Microservices
11 844 (10.02%) SDLC
12 730 (8.67%) E-Commerce
13 622 (7.38%) Unit Testing
14 617 (7.32%) Low Latency
15 567 (6.73%) Web Development
16 547 (6.49%) SOA
17 510 (6.05%) OOP
18 494 (5.86%) Mentoring
19 488 (5.79%) Kanban
20 480 (5.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8424 (100.00%) Java
2 2685 (31.87%) JavaScript
3 2577 (30.59%) SQL
4 970 (11.51%) Scala
5 944 (11.21%) Python
6 671 (7.97%) C#
7 518 (6.15%) C++
8 328 (3.89%) Groovy
9 294 (3.49%) PHP
10 260 (3.09%) Ruby
11 251 (2.98%) PL/SQL
12 186 (2.21%) Go
13 171 (2.03%) Perl
14 168 (1.99%) C
15 146 (1.73%) Bash Shell
16 120 (1.42%) Shell Script
17 119 (1.41%) Clojure
18 74 (0.88%) T-SQL
19 56 (0.66%) ES6
20 51 (0.61%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 1465 (17.39%) Degree
2 181 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 89 (1.06%) SC Cleared
4 74 (0.88%) PhD
5 56 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 18 (0.21%) Sun Certification
7 12 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 11 (0.13%) HND
9 10 (0.12%) PMI Certification
10 7 (0.083%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.071%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.071%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.059%) APMG
12 5 (0.059%) PMP
13 4 (0.047%) OCMJD
13 4 (0.047%) OCPJP
14 2 (0.024%) MBA
14 2 (0.024%) OCP
14 2 (0.024%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.024%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (3.66%) QA
2 27 (0.32%) MiFID
3 26 (0.31%) SDET
4 25 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.15%) SLA
6 12 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.12%) EMIR
7 10 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.047%) GDPR
8 4 (0.047%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.047%) ISO20022
9 3 (0.036%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.036%) GAAP
10 2 (0.024%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.024%) FATCA
10 2 (0.024%) HL7
10 2 (0.024%) TickIT
11 1 (0.012%) Basel III
11 1 (0.012%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.012%) SEPA
System Software
1 373 (4.43%) Docker
2 54 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 42 (0.50%) HDFS
4 38 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 19 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.18%) vSphere
8 14 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.095%) Active Directory
9 8 (0.095%) Varnish
10 6 (0.071%) Dovecot
11 4 (0.047%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.047%) Firmware
12 3 (0.036%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.024%) KVM
13 2 (0.024%) LXC
13 2 (0.024%) Xen
14 1 (0.012%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 215 (2.55%) Puppet
2 165 (1.96%) Ansible
3 152 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (0.90%) Kibana
5 67 (0.80%) Kubernetes
6 62 (0.74%) logstash
7 57 (0.68%) Salt
8 19 (0.23%) Mesos
8 19 (0.23%) Terraform
9 16 (0.19%) Packer
10 11 (0.13%) Control-M
10 11 (0.13%) Grafana
11 9 (0.11%) Oozie
12 8 (0.095%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.071%) Capistrano
14 6 (0.071%) Marathon
14 6 (0.071%) Nagios
14 6 (0.071%) StatsD
15 4 (0.047%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1171 (13.90%) Oracle
2 191 (2.27%) Google
3 170 (2.02%) TIBCO
4 132 (1.57%) Sybase
5 108 (1.28%) Microsoft
6 100 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 96 (1.14%) SAP
8 87 (1.03%) Adobe
9 74 (0.88%) IBM
10 72 (0.85%) hybris
11 61 (0.72%) VMware
12 60 (0.71%) Solace
13 52 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
14 49 (0.58%) Apple
15 42 (0.50%) ATG
16 37 (0.44%) Talend
17 34 (0.40%) ION Trading
18 30 (0.36%) PayPal
18 30 (0.36%) Twitter
19 28 (0.33%) MuleSoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pens, Bonus, Health etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens - Pension, Health
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum plus 12.5 annual bonus + private medical
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago