The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Developer
UK / England
Rank 494 525 509
Rank change year-on-year +31 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 389 461 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.49% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.49% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 341 426 433
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Java Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +102 93 £42,500 +6.25% 10
London -28 93 £60,000 +14.28% 24
North West -3 63 £55,000 +15.78% 10
South West +15 49 £42,500 -5.55% 8
East of England +25 47 £45,000 +1.69% 6
Yorkshire +23 21 £37,500 -7.40% 4
East Midlands +14 11 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Midlands +25 9 £42,000 +20.00%
North East +9 3 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Java Software Developer
UK

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 701 (100.00%) Java
2 364 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (50.07%) JavaScript
4 337 (48.07%) Software Engineering
5 252 (35.95%) Spring
6 247 (35.24%) HTML
7 244 (34.81%) SQL
8 204 (29.10%) Degree
9 200 (28.53%) CSS
10 164 (23.40%) Computer Science
11 163 (23.25%) C#
12 153 (21.83%) TDD
13 151 (21.54%) Python
14 144 (20.54%) Linux
15 138 (19.69%) Hibernate
16 124 (17.69%) Finance
17 117 (16.69%) Oracle
18 115 (16.41%) Scrum
19 111 (15.83%) AngularJS
20 109 (15.55%) C++
20 109 (15.55%) Java EE
21 107 (15.26%) SDLC
22 100 (14.27%) OO
23 99 (14.12%) XML
24 89 (12.70%) NoSQL
24 89 (12.70%) .NET
25 88 (12.55%) MySQL
26 87 (12.41%) MVC
27 85 (12.13%) Big Data
28 83 (11.84%) jQuery

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 61 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 55 (7.85%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 26 (3.71%) Apache
4 26 (3.71%) JBoss
5 23 (3.28%) Apache Pig
6 20 (2.85%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.14%) WordPress
9 7 (1.00%) Confluence
9 7 (1.00%) Drupal
9 7 (1.00%) Jetty
10 6 (0.86%) IIS
10 6 (0.86%) WildFly
11 5 (0.71%) nginx
11 5 (0.71%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.57%) CMS
12 4 (0.57%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.43%) Apache ServiceMix
13 3 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (2.85%) GitHub
4 18 (2.57%) SaaS
5 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (0.43%) Force.com
7 3 (0.43%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.14%) Internet
2 17 (2.43%) HTTP
3 7 (1.00%) ATM
4 4 (0.57%) Intranet
4 4 (0.57%) SSL
5 3 (0.43%) VoIP
5 3 (0.43%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.29%) NGN
6 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.14%) AMQP
7 1 (0.14%) LDAP
7 1 (0.14%) Network Security
7 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (12.70%) NoSQL
2 88 (12.55%) MySQL
3 85 (12.13%) Big Data
4 66 (9.42%) Hadoop
5 65 (9.27%) MongoDB
6 63 (8.99%) SQL Server
7 52 (7.42%) Relational Database
8 34 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 27 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (3.57%) Apache Hive
10 25 (3.57%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.43%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.28%) DB2
12 9 (1.28%) HBase
13 6 (0.86%) Redis
14 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.57%) Triplestore
15 3 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.43%) MS Access
16 2 (0.29%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 82 (11.70%) Maven
2 81 (11.55%) Git (software)
3 66 (9.42%) Selenium
4 65 (9.27%) JUnit
5 64 (9.13%) Jenkins
6 38 (5.42%) Cucumber
7 30 (4.28%) JIRA
8 29 (4.14%) Ant
9 25 (3.57%) Eclipse
10 22 (3.14%) Gradle
10 22 (3.14%) Mockito
11 18 (2.57%) Subversion
11 18 (2.57%) TestNG
12 14 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (1.57%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.43%) NetBeans
15 8 (1.14%) Bitbucket
16 7 (1.00%) IntelliJ
16 7 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 124 (17.69%) Finance
2 46 (6.56%) Banking
3 34 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.57%) Marketing
5 15 (2.14%) Games
6 14 (2.00%) Electronics
7 13 (1.85%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.57%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.28%) Military
10 8 (1.14%) Automotive
11 6 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.86%) Front Office
11 6 (0.86%) Retail
12 5 (0.71%) Publishing
13 4 (0.57%) Advertising
14 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.29%) Legal
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
15 1 (0.14%) Billing
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (35.95%) Spring
2 247 (35.24%) HTML
3 200 (28.53%) CSS
4 138 (19.69%) Hibernate
5 111 (15.83%) AngularJS
6 109 (15.55%) Java EE
7 99 (14.12%) XML
8 89 (12.70%) .NET
9 83 (11.84%) jQuery
10 74 (10.56%) REST
10 74 (10.56%) Web Services
11 69 (9.84%) HTML5
12 67 (9.56%) J2EE
13 55 (7.85%) RESTful
14 52 (7.42%) Apache Camel
15 50 (7.13%) Node.js
16 43 (6.13%) JSON
17 42 (5.99%) CSS3
18 38 (5.42%) Spring MVC
19 34 (4.85%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 164 (23.40%) Computer Science
2 37 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 24 (3.42%) Fintech
5 23 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 14 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.85%) PKI
8 10 (1.43%) Internet of Things
9 8 (1.14%) NHS
10 7 (1.00%) EFT
11 6 (0.86%) Arduino
11 6 (0.86%) Grid Computing
11 6 (0.86%) Life Science
11 6 (0.86%) User Experience
12 5 (0.71%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.57%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.57%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 144 (20.54%) Linux
2 37 (5.28%) Android
3 34 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 30 (4.28%) Unix
4 30 (4.28%) Windows
5 8 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.86%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.57%) CentOS
8 3 (0.43%) AIX
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (51.93%) Agile Software Development
2 337 (48.07%) Software Engineering
3 153 (21.83%) TDD
4 115 (16.41%) Scrum
5 107 (15.26%) SDLC
6 100 (14.27%) OO
7 87 (12.41%) MVC
8 72 (10.27%) Web Development
9 71 (10.13%) BDD
10 68 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (9.42%) Unit Testing
12 62 (8.84%) Mathematics
13 61 (8.70%) Open Source
14 54 (7.70%) Continuous Improvement
15 52 (7.42%) OOP
16 49 (6.99%) DevOps
17 44 (6.28%) Microservices
18 41 (5.85%) Cybersecurity
19 39 (5.56%) Analytics
20 37 (5.28%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 701 (100.00%) Java
2 351 (50.07%) JavaScript
3 244 (34.81%) SQL
4 163 (23.25%) C#
5 151 (21.54%) Python
6 109 (15.55%) C++
7 71 (10.13%) Ruby
8 64 (9.13%) C
9 56 (7.99%) Perl
9 56 (7.99%) Scala
10 50 (7.13%) PHP
11 36 (5.14%) Groovy
12 22 (3.14%) Clojure
13 17 (2.43%) Go
14 9 (1.28%) ABAP
14 9 (1.28%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.28%) HQL
15 8 (1.14%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.00%) Apex Code
16 7 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 204 (29.10%) Degree
2 59 (8.42%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.99%) DV Cleared
4 15 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.00%) PhD
6 10 (1.43%) HND
7 4 (0.57%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.14%) MCSD
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.71%) QA
2 15 (2.14%) SDET
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.29%) TickIT
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 31 (4.42%) Docker
2 21 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (0.71%) Packer
1 5 (0.71%) Terraform
2 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) Ansible
3 2 (0.29%) Puppet
3 2 (0.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.14%) Grafana
4 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.14%) Kibana
4 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.14%) logstash
4 1 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 117 (16.69%) Oracle
2 30 (4.28%) VMware
3 22 (3.14%) Microsoft
4 21 (3.00%) SAP
5 12 (1.71%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.86%) Google
6 6 (0.86%) IBM
7 4 (0.57%) MuleSoft
7 4 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.43%) hybris
8 3 (0.43%) Twitter
9 2 (0.29%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (0.29%) StreamBase
9 2 (0.29%) Talend
9 2 (0.29%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.14%) Apiary
10 1 (0.14%) AppDynamics
10 1 (0.14%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.14%) T-Plan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bens - Pension, Health
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 60,000 plsu benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Witham, Essex
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + Cloud training + career
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago