Period
to

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 149 97 63
Rank change year-on-year -52 -34 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 3,700 2,680 3,798
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.68% 3.29% 4.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 3.56% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,386 2,299 3,359
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% +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 127,658 75,305 81,459
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.63% 92.36% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 73,091 58,331 66,733
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.50%
75th Percentile £79,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 May 2022.

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 2022. 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
Jobs
London -49 2,447 £87,500 +6.06% 352
North of England -6 366 £57,500 - 72
South East -65 355 £65,000 +8.33% 51
Midlands +17 228 £57,500 +15.00% 38
North West -1 196 £60,000 -4.00% 47
South West -66 186 £60,000 +14.29% 29
Yorkshire +18 148 £55,000 +4.76% 20
West Midlands +5 146 £60,000 +14.29% 29
East Midlands 0 71 £52,500 +10.53% 8
East of England -97 45 £67,500 +22.73% 28
North East -45 23 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, Java Developer job roles required the following 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 3,700 (100.00%) Java
2 2,125 (57.43%) Agile
3 2,005 (54.19%) Spring
4 1,437 (38.84%) Microservices
5 1,326 (35.84%) AWS
6 1,194 (32.27%) TDD
7 1,175 (31.76%) Spring Boot
8 1,174 (31.73%) Docker
9 1,069 (28.89%) Finance
10 993 (26.84%) Kubernetes
11 979 (26.46%) Software Engineering
12 930 (25.14%) JavaScript
13 900 (24.32%) CI/CD
14 858 (23.19%) Kafka
15 852 (23.03%) Git (software)
16 811 (21.92%) SQL
17 778 (21.03%) React
18 667 (18.03%) DevOps
19 666 (18.00%) REST
20 625 (16.89%) Jenkins
21 600 (16.22%) Azure
22 569 (15.38%) Scrum
23 558 (15.08%) RESTful
24 553 (14.95%) Full Stack Development
25 550 (14.86%) NoSQL
26 545 (14.73%) Python
27 514 (13.89%) AngularJS
28 511 (13.81%) Social Skills
29 496 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
30 491 (13.27%) Maven

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
1 183 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
2 148 (4.00%) Apache Solr
3 73 (1.97%) Confluence
4 65 (1.76%) nginx
5 53 (1.43%) Apache
5 53 (1.43%) Jetty
6 51 (1.38%) JBoss
7 49 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 39 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 27 (0.73%) WebSphere
10 20 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
11 17 (0.46%) GlassFish
12 16 (0.43%) CMS
12 16 (0.43%) Jupyter
13 15 (0.41%) WildFly
14 13 (0.35%) MQSeries
15 12 (0.32%) Ethereum
15 12 (0.32%) WebLogic
16 10 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
17 7 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.027%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 26 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
2 22 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (0.32%) Ripple
3 12 (0.32%) Ripple XRP
4 6 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.027%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.027%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,326 (35.84%) AWS
2 600 (16.22%) Azure
3 469 (12.68%) GCP
4 226 (6.11%) Serverless
5 155 (4.19%) AWS Lambda
6 145 (3.92%) GitHub
6 145 (3.92%) OpenShift
7 98 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
8 95 (2.57%) Amazon S3
9 89 (2.41%) SaaS
10 85 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
11 68 (1.84%) Google Play
12 58 (1.57%) Azure Functions
13 52 (1.41%) WhatsApp
14 48 (1.30%) Firebase
15 45 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
16 43 (1.16%) Apigee
17 32 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
18 31 (0.84%) PaaS
19 23 (0.62%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 136 (3.68%) HTTP
2 52 (1.41%) VoIP
3 48 (1.30%) Broadband
4 47 (1.27%) Internet
5 28 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.27%) 5G
7 9 (0.24%) AMQP
8 7 (0.19%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.16%) NFC
9 6 (0.16%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.11%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.081%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.054%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.054%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.054%) Network Security
12 2 (0.054%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.054%) SD-WAN
12 2 (0.054%) SSL
12 2 (0.054%) WAN
13 1 (0.027%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 550 (14.86%) NoSQL
2 489 (13.22%) PostgreSQL
3 438 (11.84%) MongoDB
4 344 (9.30%) MySQL
5 325 (8.78%) Big Data
6 303 (8.19%) Relational Database
7 255 (6.89%) Redis
8 176 (4.76%) SQL Server
9 144 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 115 (3.11%) Hadoop
11 97 (2.62%) RDBMS
12 76 (2.05%) Hazelcast
13 70 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 65 (1.76%) DB2
15 49 (1.32%) KDB
16 46 (1.24%) HBase
17 38 (1.03%) ArangoDB
18 35 (0.95%) Couchbase
19 32 (0.86%) Oracle Database
20 30 (0.81%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 852 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 625 (16.89%) Jenkins
3 491 (13.27%) Maven
4 410 (11.08%) JUnit
5 249 (6.73%) Mockito
6 232 (6.27%) Gradle
7 156 (4.22%) JIRA
8 119 (3.22%) Bitbucket
9 104 (2.81%) GitLab
10 85 (2.30%) Eclipse
11 73 (1.97%) IntelliJ
12 63 (1.70%) Cucumber
13 57 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
14 50 (1.35%) Ant
15 44 (1.19%) Android Studio
16 42 (1.14%) Subversion
17 40 (1.08%) Mercurial
18 36 (0.97%) Apache Ivy
18 36 (0.97%) Concordion
19 35 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 1,069 (28.89%) Finance
2 511 (13.81%) Social Skills
3 387 (10.46%) Banking
4 264 (7.14%) Front Office
5 208 (5.62%) Games
6 164 (4.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 146 (3.95%) Telecoms
8 141 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
9 112 (3.03%) Investment Banking
10 111 (3.00%) Public Sector
11 83 (2.24%) Marketing
12 74 (2.00%) Manufacturing
13 70 (1.89%) Retail
14 62 (1.68%) Automotive
14 62 (1.68%) Financial Institution
15 49 (1.32%) Law
16 48 (1.30%) Advertising
17 41 (1.11%) Legal
18 26 (0.70%) Electronics
19 23 (0.62%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,005 (54.19%) Spring
2 1,175 (31.76%) Spring Boot
3 858 (23.19%) Kafka
4 778 (21.03%) React
5 666 (18.00%) REST
6 558 (15.08%) RESTful
7 514 (13.89%) AngularJS
8 368 (9.95%) Node.js
9 357 (9.65%) Hibernate
10 356 (9.62%) HTML
11 316 (8.54%) Web Services
12 250 (6.76%) CSS
13 228 (6.16%) JSON
14 178 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
15 169 (4.57%) XML
16 164 (4.43%) Spring MVC
17 151 (4.08%) JPA
18 142 (3.84%) gRPC
18 142 (3.84%) OAuth
19 140 (3.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 264 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 228 (6.16%) Social Media
3 205 (5.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 178 (4.81%) Hedge funds
5 169 (4.57%) Derivative
6 156 (4.22%) Fixed Income
7 137 (3.70%) User Experience
8 127 (3.43%) Algorithms
9 121 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
10 120 (3.24%) Equities
11 118 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
12 114 (3.08%) Public Cloud
13 111 (3.00%) Social Network
14 110 (2.97%) Video\Live Streaming
15 109 (2.95%) Data Structures
16 100 (2.70%) Mobile App
17 92 (2.49%) Blockchain
18 79 (2.14%) Cloud Native
19 48 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
20 42 (1.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 423 (11.43%) Linux
2 203 (5.49%) Unix
3 167 (4.51%) Android
4 84 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 61 (1.65%) Windows
6 28 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.32%) CentOS
8 8 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (0.22%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.054%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.054%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.027%) AIX
11 1 (0.027%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,125 (57.43%) Agile
2 1,437 (38.84%) Microservices
3 1,194 (32.27%) TDD
4 979 (26.46%) Software Engineering
5 900 (24.32%) CI/CD
6 667 (18.03%) DevOps
7 569 (15.38%) Scrum
8 553 (14.95%) Full Stack Development
9 496 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
10 445 (12.03%) BDD
11 437 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
12 403 (10.89%) Multithreading
13 398 (10.76%) OO
14 379 (10.24%) Test Automation
15 357 (9.65%) Mentoring
16 298 (8.05%) Low Latency
17 293 (7.92%) Unit Testing
18 290 (7.84%) Event-Driven
19 281 (7.59%) Asset Management
20 277 (7.49%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 3,700 (100.00%) Java
2 930 (25.14%) JavaScript
3 811 (21.92%) SQL
4 545 (14.73%) Python
5 364 (9.84%) Kotlin
6 277 (7.49%) TypeScript
7 210 (5.68%) Go
8 153 (4.14%) Scala
9 147 (3.97%) C#
10 77 (2.08%) Groovy
11 67 (1.81%) Ruby
12 65 (1.76%) C++
13 55 (1.49%) Bash
13 55 (1.49%) C
14 54 (1.46%) Shell Script
15 33 (0.89%) PHP
16 25 (0.68%) R
17 21 (0.57%) PowerShell
18 19 (0.51%) Clojure
19 18 (0.49%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 331 (8.95%) Degree
2 113 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 102 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 95 (2.57%) SC Cleared
5 24 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.30%) HND
6 11 (0.30%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.14%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.054%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.054%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.027%) CCNA
9 1 (0.027%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.027%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.027%) PhD
9 1 (0.027%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (8.73%) QA
2 27 (0.73%) EMIR
2 27 (0.73%) MiFID
3 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 2 (0.054%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.054%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.054%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.027%) HL7
6 1 (0.027%) PSD2
6 1 (0.027%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,174 (31.73%) Docker
2 62 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.16%) Firmware
4 6 (0.16%) GridGain
4 6 (0.16%) Postfix
5 5 (0.14%) KVM
5 5 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 993 (26.84%) Kubernetes
2 301 (8.14%) Terraform
3 112 (3.03%) Ansible
4 42 (1.14%) Kibana
5 40 (1.08%) Puppet
6 34 (0.92%) Prometheus
7 22 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
8 20 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (0.38%) Grafana
10 12 (0.32%) Rancher
11 7 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (0.19%) Istio
12 6 (0.16%) Consul
12 6 (0.16%) logstash
12 6 (0.16%) Packer
13 4 (0.11%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.081%) Cisco UCCE
15 1 (0.027%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 238 (6.43%) Oracle
2 217 (5.86%) Google
3 176 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 114 (3.08%) Twitter
5 49 (1.32%) Snapchat
6 47 (1.27%) Splunk
7 42 (1.14%) Cisco
8 32 (0.86%) Sybase
9 30 (0.81%) Apple
10 22 (0.59%) Civica
11 20 (0.54%) SAP
11 20 (0.54%) Sun
12 16 (0.43%) Atlassian
12 16 (0.43%) IBM
13 14 (0.38%) MuleSoft
13 14 (0.38%) Solace
14 13 (0.35%) Brandwatch
15 9 (0.24%) TIBCO
16 7 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (0.16%) Bloomberg