Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Java Software Developer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 516 523 550
Rank change year-on-year +7 +27 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 869 892 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.51% 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.52% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 739 871 934
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +2.27%

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 161629 173153 199104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 130679 146162 166923
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 £27,013 £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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in England

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in England

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in England

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 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 +44 335 £62,500 +8.70% 19
North of England +23 144 £47,500 +5.56% 15
South East -52 131 £47,500 - 16
South West +51 116 £30,000 -33.33% 2
North West +15 96 £51,250 -2.38% 8
East of England -43 73 £45,000 -6.74% 5
Midlands +68 71 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire +21 36 £45,000 +12.50% 6
West Midlands +13 36 £42,500 +13.33% 3
East Midlands +59 35 £42,500 -0.58% 3
North East +23 12 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Java Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Java Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 866 (99.65%) Java
2 547 (62.95%) Agile Software Development
3 414 (47.64%) JavaScript
4 388 (44.65%) Spring
5 375 (43.15%) Software Engineering
6 279 (32.11%) SQL
7 243 (27.96%) Computer Science
8 240 (27.62%) Degree
9 229 (26.35%) Web Services
10 224 (25.78%) Oracle
10 224 (25.78%) Finance
11 212 (24.40%) Hibernate
12 206 (23.71%) Scrum
12 206 (23.71%) Git (software)
13 205 (23.59%) RESTful
14 198 (22.78%) TDD
15 195 (22.44%) HTML
16 175 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
17 173 (19.91%) AngularJS
18 160 (18.41%) Maven
19 159 (18.30%) XML
20 156 (17.95%) SQL Server
20 156 (17.95%) Microservices
21 145 (16.69%) NoSQL
22 144 (16.57%) CSS
23 142 (16.34%) JUnit
24 134 (15.42%) REST
25 132 (15.19%) J2EE
26 130 (14.96%) C++
26 130 (14.96%) Linux

Java Software 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
1 107 (12.31%) Tomcat
2 78 (8.98%) Apache
3 74 (8.52%) JBoss
4 51 (5.87%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (3.57%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.84%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.84%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.15%) nginx
8 9 (1.04%) Confluence
9 7 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.81%) IIS
9 7 (0.81%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.69%) Alfresco
11 5 (0.58%) CMS
12 4 (0.46%) Jetty
12 4 (0.46%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.35%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.23%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.35%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 75 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (3.68%) SaaS
3 27 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 17 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.61%) GitHub
7 10 (1.15%) Serverless
8 7 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.69%) Force.com
10 5 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.23%) IaaS
14 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (5.52%) Internet
2 35 (4.03%) HTTP
3 27 (3.11%) ATM
4 4 (0.46%) Skype
4 4 (0.46%) SSL
5 3 (0.35%) Wireless
6 2 (0.23%) Broadband
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
7 1 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 145 (16.69%) NoSQL
3 109 (12.54%) Relational Database
4 83 (9.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 80 (9.21%) MySQL
6 61 (7.02%) Big Data
7 58 (6.67%) MongoDB
7 58 (6.67%) Redis
8 49 (5.64%) Neo4j
9 47 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
10 44 (5.06%) Oracle Database
11 38 (4.37%) RDBMS
12 37 (4.26%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.61%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.61%) HBase
14 11 (1.27%) Infinispan
15 10 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (1.04%) Blockchain
16 9 (1.04%) GIS
17 7 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 206 (23.71%) Git (software)
2 160 (18.41%) Maven
3 142 (16.34%) JUnit
4 118 (13.58%) Jenkins
5 113 (13.00%) Subversion
6 77 (8.86%) JIRA
7 66 (7.59%) Hudson
8 58 (6.67%) Mercurial
9 56 (6.44%) EasyMock
10 55 (6.33%) Ant
11 54 (6.21%) Selenium
11 54 (6.21%) TeamCity
12 48 (5.52%) jMock
13 45 (5.18%) Eclipse
14 29 (3.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 28 (3.22%) Cucumber
15 28 (3.22%) Gradle
16 20 (2.30%) Bitbucket
17 19 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (2.07%) Travis CI
General
1 224 (25.78%) Finance
2 107 (12.31%) Banking
3 55 (6.33%) Investment Banking
4 52 (5.98%) Retail Banking
5 47 (5.41%) Retail
5 47 (5.41%) Telecoms
6 38 (4.37%) Marketing
7 35 (4.03%) Electronics
8 28 (3.22%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.96%) Games
10 10 (1.15%) Legal
11 7 (0.81%) Back Office
11 7 (0.81%) Publishing
12 6 (0.69%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.58%) Advertising
13 5 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.46%) Front Office
15 3 (0.35%) Automotive
15 3 (0.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (44.65%) Spring
2 229 (26.35%) Web Services
3 212 (24.40%) Hibernate
4 205 (23.59%) RESTful
5 195 (22.44%) HTML
6 173 (19.91%) AngularJS
7 159 (18.30%) XML
8 144 (16.57%) CSS
9 134 (15.42%) REST
10 132 (15.19%) J2EE
11 128 (14.73%) Java EE
12 103 (11.85%) SOAP
13 98 (11.28%) .NET
14 80 (9.21%) HTML5
15 67 (7.71%) jQuery
16 62 (7.13%) JSON
17 60 (6.90%) Spring Boot
18 58 (6.67%) JPA
18 58 (6.67%) Node.js
19 47 (5.41%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 243 (27.96%) Computer Science
2 88 (10.13%) User Experience
3 65 (7.48%) Data Structures
4 61 (7.02%) Algorithms
5 51 (5.87%) Fintech
5 51 (5.87%) Greenfield Project
6 45 (5.18%) Linux Command Line
7 38 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (3.11%) EFT
9 26 (2.99%) Mobile App
10 25 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (2.19%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.50%) RIA
13 10 (1.15%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.92%) Contactless
14 8 (0.92%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.92%) EMV
14 8 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.92%) Robotics
14 8 (0.92%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 130 (14.96%) Linux
2 79 (9.09%) Windows
3 76 (8.75%) Unix
4 36 (4.14%) Android
5 33 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.58%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (62.95%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (43.15%) Software Engineering
3 206 (23.71%) Scrum
4 198 (22.78%) TDD
5 175 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
6 156 (17.95%) Microservices
7 130 (14.96%) OO
8 117 (13.46%) Unit Testing
9 94 (10.82%) Refactoring
10 86 (9.90%) BDD
11 85 (9.78%) Open Source
12 81 (9.32%) DevOps
12 81 (9.32%) Mathematics
13 77 (8.86%) Kanban
14 76 (8.75%) Web Development
15 75 (8.63%) MVC
16 74 (8.52%) Test Automation
17 72 (8.29%) SDLC
18 71 (8.17%) Mentoring
19 69 (7.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 866 (99.65%) Java
2 414 (47.64%) JavaScript
3 279 (32.11%) SQL
4 130 (14.96%) C++
4 130 (14.96%) Python
5 127 (14.61%) C#
6 102 (11.74%) Scala
7 68 (7.83%) C
8 66 (7.59%) Groovy
9 41 (4.72%) PHP
10 35 (4.03%) Go
11 31 (3.57%) PL/SQL
12 28 (3.22%) Perl
12 28 (3.22%) Ruby
13 10 (1.15%) Clojure
14 9 (1.04%) Haskell
14 9 (1.04%) Kotlin
14 9 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.69%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 240 (27.62%) Degree
2 75 (8.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.65%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (1.73%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.92%) PhD
6 8 (0.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.81%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.12%) ISEB
9 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (10.24%) QA
2 7 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.81%) SEPA
3 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.12%) ECSS
3 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 107 (12.31%) Docker
2 3 (0.35%) KVM
2 3 (0.35%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (1.96%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.15%) Puppet
3 8 (0.92%) Ansible
4 7 (0.81%) Opsview
5 6 (0.69%) Terraform
6 5 (0.58%) Packer
7 2 (0.23%) Graphite
7 2 (0.23%) Kibana
7 2 (0.23%) logstash
8 1 (0.12%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.12%) Consul
8 1 (0.12%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) linkerd
Vendors
1 224 (25.78%) Oracle
2 75 (8.63%) Google
3 50 (5.75%) Microsoft
4 48 (5.52%) Perforce
5 47 (5.41%) Sybase
6 45 (5.18%) CA Agile Central
7 28 (3.22%) SAP
8 18 (2.07%) Sun
9 8 (0.92%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.58%) Adobe
11 4 (0.46%) Misys
11 4 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.46%) Splunk
12 3 (0.35%) ATG
12 3 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.35%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.35%) Sophos
12 3 (0.35%) Teradata
13 2 (0.23%) Capita
14 1 (0.12%) OpenText