Period
to 9 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 56 56
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4,686 6,710 8,334
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.41% 4.86% 5.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 5.06% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,537 6,185 7,573
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 101,222 132,606 160,059
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 96.00% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 81,802 106,825 132,006
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 +1 2,892 £75,000 +7.14% 345
South East -30 747 £55,000 - 72
North of England +5 435 £52,500 +10.53% 65
South West -19 270 £50,000 - 43
North West +21 240 £55,000 - 29
Midlands -24 229 £55,000 +15.79% 41
Yorkshire +10 187 £50,000 +11.11% 19
East Midlands -9 135 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East of England -51 124 £55,000 -4.35% 19
West Midlands -4 94 £53,500 +18.89% 28
North East -44 8 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 4,686 (100.00%) Java
2 2,410 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2,099 (44.79%) Spring
4 1,455 (31.05%) Microservices
5 1,182 (25.22%) TDD
6 1,167 (24.90%) JavaScript
7 1,142 (24.37%) Finance
8 1,089 (23.24%) Java 8
9 1,060 (22.62%) SQL
10 1,021 (21.79%) Spring Boot
11 971 (20.72%) AWS
12 868 (18.52%) Software Engineering
13 866 (18.48%) Docker
14 793 (16.92%) AngularJS
15 712 (15.19%) Web Services
16 640 (13.66%) DevOps
17 629 (13.42%) React
18 625 (13.34%) Scrum
19 617 (13.17%) Hibernate
20 604 (12.89%) RESTful
21 592 (12.63%) Git (software)
22 591 (12.61%) Kubernetes
23 578 (12.33%) Jenkins
24 565 (12.06%) Python
25 562 (11.99%) BDD
26 551 (11.76%) HTML
27 526 (11.22%) Maven
28 521 (11.12%) Fintech
29 517 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
30 514 (10.97%) OO

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
1 214 (4.57%) Tomcat
2 166 (3.54%) Apache Spark
3 114 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
4 95 (2.03%) Apache
5 49 (1.05%) JBoss
6 46 (0.98%) Confluence
6 46 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 43 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 27 (0.58%) CMS
9 24 (0.51%) ArcGIS
9 24 (0.51%) Oracle Spatial
10 21 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
11 20 (0.43%) Mule
11 20 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
11 20 (0.43%) WildFly
12 19 (0.41%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.30%) MQSeries
14 12 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
15 11 (0.23%) Red Hat Fuse
15 11 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.043%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.021%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (0.13%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.085%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.085%) StreamServe
4 3 (0.064%) Magento
5 1 (0.021%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.021%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.021%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.021%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 971 (20.72%) AWS
2 232 (4.95%) Azure
3 180 (3.84%) GCP
4 154 (3.29%) SaaS
5 107 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
6 93 (1.98%) Amazon S3
7 88 (1.88%) Serverless
8 61 (1.30%) OpenShift
9 60 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
10 58 (1.24%) GitHub
11 51 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
12 32 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
13 27 (0.58%) PaaS
14 22 (0.47%) Amazon Cognito
14 22 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (0.41%) Slack
16 13 (0.28%) AWS Fargate
16 13 (0.28%) AWS IoT
16 13 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
17 10 (0.21%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 72 (1.54%) HTTP
2 41 (0.87%) Internet
3 15 (0.32%) SSL
4 13 (0.28%) RFID
4 13 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.23%) DNS
5 11 (0.23%) SNA
6 10 (0.21%) Broadband
7 8 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
8 7 (0.15%) 3GPP
9 6 (0.13%) Network Security
10 5 (0.11%) AMQP
11 4 (0.085%) Multicast
12 3 (0.064%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.043%) FTP
13 2 (0.043%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.043%) Skype
13 2 (0.043%) WebEx
14 1 (0.021%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.021%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (8.34%) NoSQL
2 325 (6.94%) MySQL
3 318 (6.79%) Relational Database
4 317 (6.76%) Big Data
5 279 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
6 234 (4.99%) SQL Server
7 176 (3.76%) Hadoop
8 153 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 133 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 116 (2.48%) RDBMS
11 77 (1.64%) Redis
12 61 (1.30%) Apache Hive
13 57 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
14 51 (1.09%) HBase
15 49 (1.05%) Blockchain
16 42 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
17 33 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
17 33 (0.70%) Impala
17 33 (0.70%) Oracle Database
18 32 (0.68%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 592 (12.63%) Git (software)
2 578 (12.33%) Jenkins
3 526 (11.22%) Maven
4 410 (8.75%) JUnit
5 166 (3.54%) JIRA
6 160 (3.41%) Gradle
7 142 (3.03%) Eclipse
8 135 (2.88%) Cucumber
9 117 (2.50%) Selenium
9 117 (2.50%) Subversion
10 103 (2.20%) Mockito
11 79 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 73 (1.56%) SonarQube
13 58 (1.24%) Ant
14 47 (1.00%) DbUnit
15 45 (0.96%) Bitbucket
16 44 (0.94%) jMock
17 40 (0.85%) GitLab
18 39 (0.83%) NetBeans
19 34 (0.73%) IntelliJ
General
1 1,142 (24.37%) Finance
2 444 (9.48%) Banking
3 325 (6.94%) Front Office
4 205 (4.37%) Retail
5 159 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 148 (3.16%) Games
7 143 (3.05%) Public Sector
8 122 (2.60%) Marketing
9 96 (2.05%) Back Office
10 72 (1.54%) Telecoms
11 61 (1.30%) Financial Institution
12 50 (1.07%) Manufacturing
13 47 (1.00%) Law
14 36 (0.77%) Electronics
15 26 (0.55%) Advertising
16 14 (0.30%) Automotive
17 12 (0.26%) Billing
18 10 (0.21%) Publishing
19 8 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
20 6 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,099 (44.79%) Spring
2 1,021 (21.79%) Spring Boot
3 793 (16.92%) AngularJS
4 712 (15.19%) Web Services
5 629 (13.42%) React
6 617 (13.17%) Hibernate
7 604 (12.89%) RESTful
8 551 (11.76%) HTML
9 499 (10.65%) REST
10 498 (10.63%) CSS
11 459 (9.80%) J2EE
12 386 (8.24%) Node.js
13 325 (6.94%) Kafka
14 221 (4.72%) SOAP
15 216 (4.61%) JPA
16 209 (4.46%) HTML5
17 205 (4.37%) XML
18 167 (3.56%) JSP
19 158 (3.37%) JSON
20 156 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 379 (8.09%) Greenfield Project
2 244 (5.21%) Derivative
3 223 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 202 (4.31%) Algorithms
5 189 (4.03%) Fixed Income
6 168 (3.59%) Hedge funds
7 167 (3.56%) Data Structures
8 166 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
9 159 (3.39%) Equities
10 146 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
11 145 (3.09%) User Experience
12 111 (2.37%) Mobile App
13 109 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
14 48 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
14 48 (1.02%) Public Cloud
15 38 (0.81%) iPad
16 37 (0.79%) Online Games
17 29 (0.62%) Cloud Native
18 28 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
19 27 (0.58%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 465 (9.92%) Linux
2 194 (4.14%) Unix
3 140 (2.99%) Android
4 91 (1.94%) Windows
5 82 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 45 (0.96%) CentOS
7 19 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.11%) Solaris
9 5 (0.11%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.11%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.085%) Debian
11 3 (0.064%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.043%) AIX
13 1 (0.021%) VMS
13 1 (0.021%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.021%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,410 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 1,455 (31.05%) Microservices
3 1,182 (25.22%) TDD
4 868 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 640 (13.66%) DevOps
6 625 (13.34%) Scrum
7 562 (11.99%) BDD
8 521 (11.12%) Fintech
9 517 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
10 514 (10.97%) OO
11 445 (9.50%) Computer Science
12 438 (9.35%) Multithreading
13 335 (7.15%) Test Automation
14 325 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
15 283 (6.04%) Continuous Delivery
16 281 (6.00%) E-Commerce
17 268 (5.72%) Mentoring
18 247 (5.27%) Kanban
19 235 (5.01%) Pair Programming
20 234 (4.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4,686 (100.00%) Java
2 1,167 (24.90%) JavaScript
3 1,089 (23.24%) Java 8
4 1,060 (22.62%) SQL
5 565 (12.06%) Python
6 335 (7.15%) C#
7 233 (4.97%) Scala
8 203 (4.33%) Kotlin
9 198 (4.23%) C++
10 118 (2.52%) TypeScript
11 106 (2.26%) PHP
12 91 (1.94%) R
13 75 (1.60%) Groovy
14 59 (1.26%) C
14 59 (1.26%) Ruby
15 57 (1.22%) PL/SQL
16 55 (1.17%) Shell Script
17 47 (1.00%) Go
18 41 (0.87%) Java 9
19 34 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 474 (10.12%) Degree
2 214 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 170 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 101 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 46 (0.98%) Master's Degree
6 41 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 32 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
8 21 (0.45%) AWS Certification
9 8 (0.17%) PhD
10 5 (0.11%) HND
11 3 (0.064%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.064%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.064%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.064%) SAFe Agilist
12 2 (0.043%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.043%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.043%) Sun Certification
13 1 (0.021%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.021%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (2.41%) QA
2 4 (0.085%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.085%) SEPA
3 3 (0.064%) PMO
3 3 (0.064%) SLA
4 2 (0.043%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.043%) WAI
System Software
1 866 (18.48%) Docker
2 25 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 24 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.36%) vSphere
5 16 (0.34%) HDFS
5 16 (0.34%) Postfix
6 3 (0.064%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.043%) Squid
8 1 (0.021%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 591 (12.61%) Kubernetes
2 100 (2.13%) Ansible
2 100 (2.13%) Terraform
3 55 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (0.94%) Puppet
5 18 (0.38%) Kibana
6 15 (0.32%) Istio
7 12 (0.26%) logstash
8 11 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (0.23%) Prometheus
9 8 (0.17%) Grafana
10 5 (0.11%) Control-M
10 5 (0.11%) Rancher
10 5 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.085%) MOM
12 3 (0.064%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 3 (0.064%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.043%) Consul
14 1 (0.021%) BladeLogic
14 1 (0.021%) Oozie
Vendors
1 441 (9.41%) Oracle
2 155 (3.31%) Google
3 59 (1.26%) SAP
4 54 (1.15%) Microsoft
5 45 (0.96%) Adobe
6 41 (0.87%) Atlassian
6 41 (0.87%) TIBCO
7 40 (0.85%) Splunk
8 38 (0.81%) Sybase
9 37 (0.79%) MuleSoft
10 32 (0.68%) IBM
11 29 (0.62%) Red Hat
12 24 (0.51%) ESRI
13 23 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (0.41%) VMware
15 17 (0.36%) hybris
16 13 (0.28%) Dell
17 12 (0.26%) Bloomberg
18 11 (0.23%) Talend
19 9 (0.19%) WSO2