Period
to 22 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 50 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 5,473 7,791 8,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.33% 5.07% 5.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 5.28% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,905 6,727 6,830
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £63,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.57% +4.55% -

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 120,992 147,439 156,944
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 96.00% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 97,514 119,810 126,613
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -5 3,087 £75,000 +7.14% 550
South East -5 1,053 £55,000 +4.76% 116
North of England -18 578 £51,000 +13.33% 93
North West +33 397 £55,000 +10.00% 47
South West -39 311 £47,500 -5.00% 36
Midlands -42 286 £50,000 - 53
Yorkshire -77 163 £45,750 +1.67% 38
East Midlands -16 161 £50,000 -4.76% 25
East of England -67 160 £55,000 +10.00% 40
West Midlands -62 123 £50,000 - 28
North East -38 18 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5,470 (99.95%) Java
2 2,956 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
3 2,558 (46.74%) Spring
4 1,800 (32.89%) Microservices
5 1,398 (25.54%) Java 8
6 1,387 (25.34%) TDD
7 1,370 (25.03%) Finance
8 1,300 (23.75%) SQL
9 1,251 (22.86%) JavaScript
10 1,132 (20.68%) Spring Boot
11 1,130 (20.65%) Software Engineering
12 1,090 (19.92%) AWS
13 912 (16.66%) Docker
14 863 (15.77%) Web Services
15 845 (15.44%) Hibernate
16 756 (13.81%) Scrum
17 743 (13.58%) AngularJS
18 728 (13.30%) Maven
19 707 (12.92%) Git (software)
20 702 (12.83%) RESTful
21 701 (12.81%) J2EE
22 662 (12.10%) Jenkins
23 661 (12.08%) REST
24 656 (11.99%) Python
25 648 (11.84%) OO
26 638 (11.66%) DevOps
27 617 (11.27%) Linux
27 617 (11.27%) HTML
28 584 (10.67%) Oracle
29 576 (10.52%) Degree

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
1 264 (4.82%) Tomcat
2 244 (4.46%) Apache Spark
3 151 (2.76%) Apache
4 144 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 142 (2.59%) Confluence
6 106 (1.94%) JBoss
7 86 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 44 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 37 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 37 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 33 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 23 (0.42%) Mule
12 22 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
13 20 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
14 19 (0.35%) CMS
14 19 (0.35%) nginx
15 17 (0.31%) Jetty
16 14 (0.26%) GeoServer
16 14 (0.26%) WildFly
17 10 (0.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.055%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.037%) InDesign
4 2 (0.037%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
2 14 (0.26%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.22%) Front Arena
3 12 (0.22%) thinkFolio
4 11 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 10 (0.18%) Magento
6 8 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
7 7 (0.13%) PolarLake
8 4 (0.073%) Distributed Ledger
9 3 (0.055%) Fredhopper
9 3 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.055%) RMDS
10 1 (0.018%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.018%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.018%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.018%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.018%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.018%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.018%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.018%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,090 (19.92%) AWS
2 291 (5.32%) Azure
3 196 (3.58%) GCP
4 190 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
5 178 (3.25%) SaaS
6 170 (3.11%) Serverless
7 161 (2.94%) Amazon S3
8 110 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
9 93 (1.70%) GitHub
10 75 (1.37%) OpenShift
11 71 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
12 61 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
13 43 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
14 39 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
15 38 (0.69%) AWS Fargate
16 26 (0.48%) Power Platform
17 23 (0.42%) Heroku
17 23 (0.42%) PaaS
18 18 (0.33%) Slack
19 15 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 75 (1.37%) HTTP
2 47 (0.86%) Internet
3 33 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 17 (0.31%) SSL
6 15 (0.27%) AMQP
7 8 (0.15%) FTP
8 7 (0.13%) ATM
9 6 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.11%) Broadband
9 6 (0.11%) xDSL
10 4 (0.073%) FIX Connectivity
10 4 (0.073%) RFID
10 4 (0.073%) X.509
11 3 (0.055%) 5G
11 3 (0.055%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.055%) Skype
11 3 (0.055%) SSH
12 2 (0.037%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.037%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 488 (8.92%) Big Data
2 437 (7.98%) MySQL
3 436 (7.97%) NoSQL
4 391 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 344 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
6 305 (5.57%) SQL Server
7 254 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 207 (3.78%) Hadoop
9 181 (3.31%) RDBMS
10 136 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 96 (1.75%) Apache Hive
12 91 (1.66%) Redis
13 89 (1.63%) Oracle Database
14 72 (1.32%) HBase
15 69 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
16 63 (1.15%) Blockchain
17 59 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
18 50 (0.91%) Impala
19 43 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
20 42 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 728 (13.30%) Maven
2 707 (12.92%) Git (software)
3 662 (12.10%) Jenkins
4 560 (10.23%) JUnit
5 301 (5.50%) JIRA
6 267 (4.88%) Gradle
7 192 (3.51%) Selenium
8 184 (3.36%) Eclipse
9 174 (3.18%) Cucumber
10 166 (3.03%) Mockito
11 150 (2.74%) Subversion
12 111 (2.03%) Bitbucket
13 90 (1.64%) Ant
14 87 (1.59%) SonarQube
15 75 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 72 (1.32%) TeamCity
17 70 (1.28%) RStudio
18 68 (1.24%) IntelliJ
19 55 (1.00%) JMeter
20 54 (0.99%) NetBeans
General
1 1,370 (25.03%) Finance
2 525 (9.59%) Banking
3 388 (7.09%) Front Office
4 323 (5.90%) Retail
5 166 (3.03%) Investment Banking
6 118 (2.16%) Public Sector
7 104 (1.90%) Marketing
8 101 (1.85%) Telecoms
9 98 (1.79%) Back Office
10 96 (1.75%) Games
11 85 (1.55%) Law
12 61 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 59 (1.08%) Automotive
14 48 (0.88%) Manufacturing
15 34 (0.62%) Electronics
16 31 (0.57%) Advertising
17 21 (0.38%) Legal
18 18 (0.33%) French Language
19 17 (0.31%) Dutch Language
19 17 (0.31%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,558 (46.74%) Spring
2 1,132 (20.68%) Spring Boot
3 863 (15.77%) Web Services
4 845 (15.44%) Hibernate
5 743 (13.58%) AngularJS
6 702 (12.83%) RESTful
7 701 (12.81%) J2EE
8 661 (12.08%) REST
9 617 (11.27%) HTML
10 543 (9.92%) CSS
11 484 (8.84%) React
12 419 (7.66%) XML
13 354 (6.47%) Kafka
14 318 (5.81%) Node.js
14 318 (5.81%) SOAP
15 310 (5.66%) JSON
16 275 (5.02%) Java EE
17 230 (4.20%) jQuery
18 223 (4.07%) JPA
19 199 (3.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 503 (9.19%) Greenfield Project
2 253 (4.62%) Fixed Income
3 251 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 225 (4.11%) Equities
5 208 (3.80%) Algorithms
6 206 (3.76%) Derivative
7 203 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
8 198 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
9 163 (2.98%) User Experience
10 154 (2.81%) Data Structures
11 128 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
12 95 (1.74%) iPad
13 92 (1.68%) Mobile App
14 84 (1.53%) Hedge funds
15 54 (0.99%) Credit Risk
16 49 (0.90%) Cloud Native
16 49 (0.90%) Pricing Data
17 44 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
18 33 (0.60%) Reference Data
19 30 (0.55%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 617 (11.27%) Linux
2 215 (3.93%) Unix
3 160 (2.92%) Android
4 105 (1.92%) Windows
5 94 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 32 (0.58%) CentOS
7 20 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.20%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.11%) AIX
11 6 (0.11%) Debian
12 4 (0.073%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.073%) Solaris
13 3 (0.055%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.037%) SUSE
14 2 (0.037%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.037%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.018%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.018%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,956 (54.01%) Agile Software Development
2 1,800 (32.89%) Microservices
3 1,387 (25.34%) TDD
4 1,130 (20.65%) Software Engineering
5 756 (13.81%) Scrum
6 648 (11.84%) OO
7 638 (11.66%) DevOps
8 576 (10.52%) BDD
9 571 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
10 498 (9.10%) Fintech
11 471 (8.61%) Computer Science
12 438 (8.00%) E-Commerce
13 386 (7.05%) Multithreading
14 379 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
15 373 (6.82%) Test Automation
16 353 (6.45%) Analytics
17 336 (6.14%) Mentoring
18 319 (5.83%) SDLC
19 285 (5.21%) Asset Management
20 277 (5.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5,470 (99.95%) Java
2 1,398 (25.54%) Java 8
3 1,300 (23.75%) SQL
4 1,251 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 656 (11.99%) Python
6 330 (6.03%) Scala
7 322 (5.88%) C#
8 227 (4.15%) C++
9 199 (3.64%) R
10 183 (3.34%) Kotlin
11 95 (1.74%) Ruby
12 94 (1.72%) PHP
13 91 (1.66%) Groovy
14 84 (1.53%) C
15 68 (1.24%) TypeScript
16 55 (1.00%) Go
17 50 (0.91%) Java 9
18 45 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 45 (0.82%) T-SQL
19 43 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 576 (10.52%) Degree
2 222 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 221 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 89 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 84 (1.53%) DV Cleared
6 39 (0.71%) Master's Degree
7 14 (0.26%) AWS Certification
7 14 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
8 13 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.22%) ISEB
10 8 (0.15%) Sun Certification
11 7 (0.13%) PhD
12 4 (0.073%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.055%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.055%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.037%) Oracle Certification
14 2 (0.037%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.037%) SAFe Agilist
15 1 (0.018%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 1 (0.018%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (2.25%) QA
2 9 (0.16%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.11%) TickIT
4 4 (0.073%) GDPR
4 4 (0.073%) WAI
5 3 (0.055%) EMIR
5 3 (0.055%) SLA
6 2 (0.037%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.037%) MiFID
7 1 (0.018%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.018%) NIST
7 1 (0.018%) PSD2
System Software
1 912 (16.66%) Docker
2 26 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (0.38%) vSphere
5 16 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.20%) HDFS
7 10 (0.18%) Active Directory
8 6 (0.11%) Firmware
9 3 (0.055%) GridGain
9 3 (0.055%) KVM
9 3 (0.055%) Postfix
9 3 (0.055%) vCloud
10 2 (0.037%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.037%) OpenIDM
10 2 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.018%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.018%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 524 (9.57%) Kubernetes
2 110 (2.01%) Ansible
3 73 (1.33%) Terraform
4 70 (1.28%) Puppet
5 50 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
6 27 (0.49%) Kibana
7 17 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
7 17 (0.31%) Prometheus
8 15 (0.27%) Grafana
8 15 (0.27%) Rancher
9 14 (0.26%) Istio
9 14 (0.26%) logstash
10 11 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.11%) Salt
12 3 (0.055%) Consul
12 3 (0.055%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.055%) Packer
13 2 (0.037%) Mesos
14 1 (0.018%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 584 (10.67%) Oracle
2 171 (3.12%) Google
3 111 (2.03%) Microsoft
4 91 (1.66%) SAP
5 87 (1.59%) Sybase
6 59 (1.08%) Splunk
7 56 (1.02%) TIBCO
8 52 (0.95%) IBM
8 52 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 47 (0.86%) Adobe
10 45 (0.82%) MuleSoft
11 44 (0.80%) Atlassian
12 40 (0.73%) Red Hat
13 39 (0.71%) Facebook
14 33 (0.60%) hybris
15 28 (0.51%) VMware
16 25 (0.46%) Hortonworks
17 21 (0.38%) Demandware
18 16 (0.29%) Solace
18 16 (0.29%) YouTube