Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Java Programmer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 972 903 828
Rank change year-on-year -69 -75 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 178 296 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 161 260 487
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £75,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +10.53%

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 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Programmer in England

Java Programmer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer in England.

Salary trend for Java Programmer in England

Java Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Programmer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Programmer in England

Java Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -25 120 £65,000 +18.18% 3
East of England -58 15 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South East +1 14 £50,000 -4.76%
Midlands +21 12 £42,500 +18.06%
East Midlands +37 11 £42,500 +97.67%
Yorkshire +16 9 £37,500 -3.23%
North of England +14 9 £37,500 +7.14%
South West +6 9 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands +6 1 £45,000 +21.62%
Java Programmer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 178 (100.00%) Java
2 128 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (41.57%) Spring
4 73 (41.01%) TDD
5 64 (35.96%) SQL
6 59 (33.15%) JavaScript
6 59 (33.15%) Degree
7 57 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (29.78%) HTML
9 51 (28.65%) XML
10 49 (27.53%) Computer Science
10 49 (27.53%) Software Engineering
11 45 (25.28%) Hibernate
12 40 (22.47%) Web Services
12 40 (22.47%) J2EE
13 38 (21.35%) Finance
13 38 (21.35%) Test Automation
14 37 (20.79%) Scrum
14 37 (20.79%) Unix
15 36 (20.22%) AngularJS
15 36 (20.22%) Microservices
16 35 (19.66%) CSS
17 34 (19.10%) Linux
18 33 (18.54%) Java EE
18 33 (18.54%) REST
19 32 (17.98%) User Experience
19 32 (17.98%) Retail
19 32 (17.98%) Oracle
20 31 (17.42%) MySQL
20 31 (17.42%) HTML5

Java Programmer 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 12 (6.74%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.62%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.62%) IIS
3 9 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (4.49%) Apache
5 7 (3.93%) JBoss
6 5 (2.81%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.56%) CMS
8 1 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.56%) Jetty
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Endur
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.93%) Serverless
2 6 (3.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.18%) Internet
2 9 (5.06%) HTTP
3 8 (4.49%) ATM
4 2 (1.12%) DNS
4 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (17.42%) MySQL
2 30 (16.85%) NoSQL
3 22 (12.36%) Big Data
3 22 (12.36%) Relational Database
4 19 (10.67%) SQL Server
5 15 (8.43%) Hadoop
5 15 (8.43%) MongoDB
6 10 (5.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (5.06%) Infinispan
7 9 (5.06%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (3.93%) Redis
10 4 (2.25%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.12%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.56%) Cloudera CDH
13 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (16.85%) JUnit
2 19 (10.67%) Gradle
3 18 (10.11%) Maven
4 14 (7.87%) Android Studio
4 14 (7.87%) Git (software)
5 12 (6.74%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.49%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.93%) Mercurial
8 6 (3.37%) Hamcrest
8 6 (3.37%) jMock
8 6 (3.37%) Subversion
9 5 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.81%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.81%) Hudson
9 5 (2.81%) JIRA
10 4 (2.25%) Mockito
11 3 (1.69%) Ant
11 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.12%) Grunt
12 2 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 38 (21.35%) Finance
2 32 (17.98%) Retail
3 24 (13.48%) Banking
4 17 (9.55%) Games
5 15 (8.43%) Investment Banking
6 9 (5.06%) Front Office
7 7 (3.93%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.25%) Back Office
8 4 (2.25%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (41.57%) Spring
2 53 (29.78%) HTML
3 51 (28.65%) XML
4 45 (25.28%) Hibernate
5 40 (22.47%) J2EE
5 40 (22.47%) Web Services
6 36 (20.22%) AngularJS
7 35 (19.66%) CSS
8 33 (18.54%) Java EE
8 33 (18.54%) REST
9 31 (17.42%) HTML5
10 29 (16.29%) RESTful
11 25 (14.04%) JSP
12 22 (12.36%) .NET
13 20 (11.24%) JMS
14 16 (8.99%) Swing
14 16 (8.99%) XSLT
15 15 (8.43%) Django
15 15 (8.43%) Guice
16 14 (7.87%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (27.53%) Computer Science
2 32 (17.98%) User Experience
3 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.43%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.62%) Fintech
4 10 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (5.06%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.06%) SCADA
6 8 (4.49%) Derivative
6 8 (4.49%) EFT
7 7 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (3.37%) Hedge funds
8 6 (3.37%) Market Risk
9 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.25%) Equities
9 4 (2.25%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.69%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.12%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.79%) Unix
2 34 (19.10%) Linux
3 17 (9.55%) Android
4 12 (6.74%) Windows
5 9 (5.06%) Windows 10
5 9 (5.06%) Windows 7
5 9 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (41.01%) TDD
3 57 (32.02%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (27.53%) Software Engineering
5 38 (21.35%) Test Automation
6 37 (20.79%) Scrum
7 36 (20.22%) Microservices
8 27 (15.17%) BDD
8 27 (15.17%) OO
9 20 (11.24%) E-Commerce
9 20 (11.24%) Multithreading
9 20 (11.24%) Unit Testing
10 18 (10.11%) DevOps
10 18 (10.11%) Web Development
11 16 (8.99%) Android Development
12 15 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (7.87%) Business Analysis
13 14 (7.87%) Customer-Centricity
13 14 (7.87%) Performance Analysis
13 14 (7.87%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 178 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (35.96%) SQL
3 59 (33.15%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.73%) Python
5 22 (12.36%) C#
6 19 (10.67%) C++
7 18 (10.11%) C
8 16 (8.99%) Scala
9 12 (6.74%) PHP
10 11 (6.18%) PL/SQL
11 8 (4.49%) Perl
12 6 (3.37%) Assembly Language
13 4 (2.25%) Groovy
14 3 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.69%) Go
14 3 (1.69%) Lua
14 3 (1.69%) Ruby
14 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (33.15%) Degree
2 10 (5.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.92%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.69%) EMIR
2 3 (1.69%) MiFID
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (12.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (2.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (17.98%) Oracle
2 17 (9.55%) Google
3 13 (7.30%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.81%) AppDynamics
4 5 (2.81%) Splunk
5 4 (2.25%) Cognizant
5 4 (2.25%) OpenLink
6 3 (1.69%) IBM
7 2 (1.12%) Sybase
7 2 (1.12%) VMware
8 1 (0.56%) Capita
8 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.56%) webMethods