Period
to 30 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 30 November 2021.

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
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 79 66
Rank change year-on-year -31 -13 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 3,500 1,956 5,368
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.10% 3.92% 4.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 4.12% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,557 1,756 4,844
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,682
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £66,800 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.53% +2.77% +8.33%
75th Percentile £97,500 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 103,063 47,447 118,809
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.37% 95.05% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73,060 40,264 97,259
10th Percentile £31,985 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in England

Java Developer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in England.

Salary trend for Java Developer in England

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in England over the 6 months to 30 November 2021.

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 30 November 2021. 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 -22 2,157 £85,000 +13.33% 448
South East -59 414 £60,000 -7.69% 44
North of England -30 368 £57,500 +15.00% 112
North West +5 248 £55,000 -4.35% 74
South West -38 231 £55,000 +10.00% 33
Midlands 0 219 £52,500 +7.69% 51
West Midlands -26 149 £52,500 +16.67% 42
Yorkshire -67 94 £59,500 +25.26% 31
East Midlands -13 70 £50,000 -9.09% 8
East of England -129 48 £53,750 -10.42% 28
North East -33 30 £65,000 +30.00% 7
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 November 2021, 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 3,500 (100.00%) Java
2 1,951 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1,850 (52.86%) Spring
4 1,380 (39.43%) Microservices
5 1,042 (29.77%) Spring Boot
6 994 (28.40%) AWS
7 942 (26.91%) TDD
8 916 (26.17%) JavaScript
9 887 (25.34%) Finance
10 876 (25.03%) Docker
11 822 (23.49%) Java 8
12 817 (23.34%) SQL
13 736 (21.03%) Software Engineering
14 722 (20.63%) Jenkins
15 663 (18.94%) Social Skills
16 656 (18.74%) DevOps
17 653 (18.66%) Kubernetes
18 647 (18.49%) REST
19 621 (17.74%) Scrum
20 617 (17.63%) React
21 607 (17.34%) Full Stack Development
22 598 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
23 593 (16.94%) Git (software)
24 561 (16.03%) Kafka
25 538 (15.37%) Azure
26 513 (14.66%) Web Services
27 512 (14.63%) AngularJS
28 504 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
29 495 (14.14%) Hibernate
30 476 (13.60%) BDD

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
1 116 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
2 100 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 95 (2.71%) Apache
4 89 (2.54%) Confluence
5 78 (2.23%) Apache Spark
6 58 (1.66%) Apache Solr
7 43 (1.23%) nginx
8 41 (1.17%) JBoss
9 23 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
10 22 (0.63%) Jetty
11 20 (0.57%) WebSphere
12 19 (0.54%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.49%) MQSeries
14 15 (0.43%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.34%) Apache TomEE
16 10 (0.29%) Camunda
16 10 (0.29%) GlassFish
17 9 (0.26%) ThingWorx
18 8 (0.23%) DataSynapse
19 7 (0.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.14%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.086%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.086%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.057%) InVision
5 2 (0.057%) Sketch
6 1 (0.029%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
2 10 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.20%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.086%) Magento
4 3 (0.086%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.057%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.057%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.057%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 1 (0.029%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.029%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.029%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.029%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.029%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.029%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.029%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 994 (28.40%) AWS
2 538 (15.37%) Azure
3 399 (11.40%) GCP
4 333 (9.51%) Serverless
5 239 (6.83%) GitHub
6 150 (4.29%) AWS Lambda
7 107 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
8 105 (3.00%) SaaS
9 99 (2.83%) OpenShift
10 75 (2.14%) Amazon ECS
11 65 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
12 37 (1.06%) Apigee
13 35 (1.00%) PaaS
14 34 (0.97%) Google Play
15 32 (0.91%) Amazon S3
16 27 (0.77%) Azure Functions
17 22 (0.63%) IaaS
18 19 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
19 17 (0.49%) AWS KMS
20 16 (0.46%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.31%) HTTP
2 58 (1.66%) AMQP
3 27 (0.77%) Internet
4 26 (0.74%) Broadband
5 17 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.17%) Network Security
6 6 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
7 5 (0.14%) SMS
8 2 (0.057%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.057%) Firewall
8 2 (0.057%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.057%) SMPP
8 2 (0.057%) VPN
9 1 (0.029%) 5G
9 1 (0.029%) CTI
9 1 (0.029%) LAN
9 1 (0.029%) SNMP
9 1 (0.029%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (11.91%) NoSQL
2 327 (9.34%) Relational Database
3 316 (9.03%) MongoDB
4 315 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
5 307 (8.77%) Big Data
6 263 (7.51%) MySQL
7 192 (5.49%) Redis
8 166 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 151 (4.31%) SQL Server
10 137 (3.91%) Hadoop
11 95 (2.71%) RDBMS
12 67 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 60 (1.71%) Amazon Athena
13 60 (1.71%) Hazelcast
14 56 (1.60%) Amazon Aurora
15 53 (1.51%) Blockchain
15 53 (1.51%) Oracle Database
16 45 (1.29%) Apache Accumulo
16 45 (1.29%) DB2
17 34 (0.97%) KDB
Development Applications
1 722 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 593 (16.94%) Git (software)
3 429 (12.26%) Maven
4 335 (9.57%) JUnit
5 206 (5.89%) Gradle
6 164 (4.69%) JIRA
7 155 (4.43%) Mockito
8 99 (2.83%) Cucumber
9 97 (2.77%) Bitbucket
10 82 (2.34%) IntelliJ
11 81 (2.31%) Eclipse
12 62 (1.77%) Selenium
13 60 (1.71%) TeamCity
14 59 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
15 58 (1.66%) Subversion
16 54 (1.54%) GitLab
17 45 (1.29%) Mercurial
18 44 (1.26%) JMeter
19 39 (1.11%) SonarQube
20 28 (0.80%) Artifactory
General
1 887 (25.34%) Finance
2 663 (18.94%) Social Skills
3 421 (12.03%) Banking
4 230 (6.57%) Front Office
5 146 (4.17%) Games
6 138 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
7 128 (3.66%) Investment Banking
8 116 (3.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 106 (3.03%) Public Sector
10 68 (1.94%) Retail
11 66 (1.89%) Financial Institution
12 64 (1.83%) Manufacturing
13 56 (1.60%) Back Office
14 55 (1.57%) Marketing
15 42 (1.20%) Advertising
16 36 (1.03%) Telecoms
17 25 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
18 23 (0.66%) Law
19 22 (0.63%) Retail Banking
20 21 (0.60%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,850 (52.86%) Spring
2 1,042 (29.77%) Spring Boot
3 647 (18.49%) REST
4 617 (17.63%) React
5 561 (16.03%) Kafka
6 513 (14.66%) Web Services
7 512 (14.63%) AngularJS
8 495 (14.14%) Hibernate
9 452 (12.91%) RESTful
10 404 (11.54%) HTML
11 321 (9.17%) CSS
12 286 (8.17%) Node.js
13 210 (6.00%) Middleware
14 201 (5.74%) RabbitMQ
15 173 (4.94%) J2EE
16 167 (4.77%) JSON
17 166 (4.74%) XML
18 162 (4.63%) GraphQL
19 152 (4.34%) HTML5
20 141 (4.03%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 264 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
2 186 (5.31%) Derivative
3 166 (4.74%) Algorithms
4 161 (4.60%) Data Structures
5 130 (3.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 129 (3.69%) Hedge funds
7 128 (3.66%) Fixed Income
8 117 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
9 94 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
10 88 (2.51%) Mobile App
11 85 (2.43%) Equities
12 73 (2.09%) Cloud Native
13 70 (2.00%) Social Media
14 56 (1.60%) User Experience
15 52 (1.49%) Pricing Data
16 46 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
17 44 (1.26%) Public Cloud
18 40 (1.14%) Virtual Team
19 35 (1.00%) SWIFT
20 34 (0.97%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 327 (9.34%) Linux
2 134 (3.83%) Unix
3 119 (3.40%) Android
4 104 (2.97%) Windows
5 72 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (0.74%) CentOS
8 9 (0.26%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.11%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.086%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.057%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.057%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.029%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,951 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1,380 (39.43%) Microservices
3 942 (26.91%) TDD
4 736 (21.03%) Software Engineering
5 656 (18.74%) DevOps
6 621 (17.74%) Scrum
7 607 (17.34%) Full Stack Development
8 598 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
9 504 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
10 476 (13.60%) BDD
11 404 (11.54%) Open Source
12 357 (10.20%) OO
13 353 (10.09%) Fintech
14 319 (9.11%) Test Automation
15 317 (9.06%) Multithreading
16 312 (8.91%) Analytics
17 226 (6.46%) Computer Science
18 225 (6.43%) OOP
19 224 (6.40%) Unit Testing
20 223 (6.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3,500 (100.00%) Java
2 916 (26.17%) JavaScript
3 822 (23.49%) Java 8
4 817 (23.34%) SQL
5 441 (12.60%) Python
6 267 (7.63%) Kotlin
7 232 (6.63%) Java 11
8 196 (5.60%) TypeScript
9 129 (3.69%) Scala
10 109 (3.11%) C#
11 99 (2.83%) Go
12 94 (2.69%) Groovy
13 64 (1.83%) C++
14 56 (1.60%) C
15 45 (1.29%) Bash Shell
16 43 (1.23%) Shell Script
17 42 (1.20%) PHP
18 33 (0.94%) PL/SQL
19 20 (0.57%) T-SQL
20 19 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 311 (8.89%) Degree
2 296 (8.46%) Security Cleared
3 275 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 130 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 18 (0.51%) HND
7 15 (0.43%) HNC
8 13 (0.37%) DBS Check
8 13 (0.37%) Master's Degree
9 11 (0.31%) PhD
10 8 (0.23%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.086%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.057%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.057%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.057%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.057%) OCP
12 2 (0.057%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.057%) SANS
13 1 (0.029%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.029%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (7.23%) QA
2 15 (0.43%) MiFID
3 14 (0.40%) PMO
4 13 (0.37%) EMIR
5 10 (0.29%) Accessibility
5 10 (0.29%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.20%) PA-DSS
7 6 (0.17%) ISO 15022
7 6 (0.17%) ISO 20022
8 4 (0.11%) WCAG
9 2 (0.057%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.057%) PSD2
10 1 (0.029%) GDPR
10 1 (0.029%) SEPA
10 1 (0.029%) SLA
System Software
1 876 (25.03%) Docker
2 24 (0.69%) Postfix
3 23 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 12 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.29%) KVM
6 3 (0.086%) vSphere
7 2 (0.057%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.057%) HDFS
7 2 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.029%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.029%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 653 (18.66%) Kubernetes
2 424 (12.11%) Terraform
3 180 (5.14%) Ansible
4 71 (2.03%) Puppet
5 48 (1.37%) Prometheus
6 42 (1.20%) Grafana
7 24 (0.69%) Kibana
7 24 (0.69%) logstash
8 19 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (0.37%) Consul
9 13 (0.37%) Packer
10 11 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.26%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.086%) Control-M
13 2 (0.057%) Istio
13 2 (0.057%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 2 (0.057%) Oozie
14 1 (0.029%) Argo
14 1 (0.029%) Bugsnag
14 1 (0.029%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 417 (11.91%) Oracle
2 164 (4.69%) Google
3 142 (4.06%) Microsoft
4 59 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 43 (1.23%) Sybase
6 42 (1.20%) Solace
7 36 (1.03%) Splunk
8 30 (0.86%) IBM
9 28 (0.80%) Twitter
10 27 (0.77%) SAP
11 22 (0.63%) MuleSoft
11 22 (0.63%) TIBCO
12 14 (0.40%) Apple
13 13 (0.37%) VMware
14 10 (0.29%) Sencha
15 9 (0.26%) Greenplum
15 9 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.23%) Bloomberg
16 8 (0.23%) Cisco
16 8 (0.23%) Pega