Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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

Java Developer
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 39 41
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,513 2,748 3,469
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.85% 6.06% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 6.41% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,294 2,439 3,030
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £101,875 £95,000 £87,188
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 28,795 42,902 57,996
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.32% 94.58% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23,256 35,255 47,892
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in London

Java Developer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in London.

Salary trend for Java Developer in London

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in London over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in London

Java Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 April 2021. 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
Central London -17 325 £90,000 +24.14% 102
South London +36 50 £63,750 -5.56% 5
West London -26 21 £57,500 -8.00% 61
East London +12 6 £93,750 +17.19% 19
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 1,513 (100.00%) Java
2 792 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
3 611 (40.38%) Microservices
4 607 (40.12%) Spring
5 544 (35.96%) Finance
6 467 (30.87%) TDD
7 426 (28.16%) AWS
8 419 (27.69%) Docker
9 403 (26.64%) Spring Boot
10 393 (25.97%) Java 8
11 390 (25.78%) Banking
12 338 (22.34%) Kubernetes
13 328 (21.68%) DevOps
14 317 (20.95%) JavaScript
15 314 (20.75%) SQL
16 287 (18.97%) Fintech
17 263 (17.38%) Software Engineering
18 256 (16.92%) Multithreading
19 255 (16.85%) Kafka
20 244 (16.13%) Git (software)
21 235 (15.53%) Python
22 232 (15.33%) Web Services
22 232 (15.33%) React
23 230 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
24 200 (13.22%) Jenkins
25 195 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
26 187 (12.36%) Scrum
27 186 (12.29%) REST
28 180 (11.90%) Front Office
29 171 (11.30%) Maven

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 62 (4.10%) Apache Spark
2 57 (3.77%) Apache
2 57 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 31 (2.05%) Confluence
5 17 (1.12%) WebSphere
6 14 (0.93%) Apache TomEE
7 12 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (0.66%) CMS
9 7 (0.46%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.40%) JBoss
10 6 (0.40%) nginx
10 6 (0.40%) Tornado
11 5 (0.33%) Jetty
11 5 (0.33%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Fuse
13 3 (0.20%) Appian
13 3 (0.20%) Camunda
13 3 (0.20%) GemFire
Applications
1 18 (1.19%) InVision
1 18 (1.19%) Sketch
2 14 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.20%) Figma
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 4 (0.26%) R3 Corda
2 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.066%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.066%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.066%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 426 (28.16%) AWS
2 145 (9.58%) Azure
3 125 (8.26%) GCP
4 74 (4.89%) Serverless
5 70 (4.63%) SaaS
6 69 (4.56%) Amazon ECS
7 59 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
8 57 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
9 41 (2.71%) Apigee
10 23 (1.52%) GitHub
11 22 (1.45%) PaaS
12 21 (1.39%) OpenShift
13 17 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
14 15 (0.99%) Amazon Alexa
14 15 (0.99%) Amazon EKS
14 15 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
14 15 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (0.99%) Azure Key Vault
14 15 (0.99%) iPaaS
15 13 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.93%) AMQP
2 11 (0.73%) HTTP
3 7 (0.46%) Internet
4 6 (0.40%) Broadband
5 5 (0.33%) 5G
5 5 (0.33%) SSH
6 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.13%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.13%) Multicast
7 1 (0.066%) SSL
7 1 (0.066%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.066%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
2 139 (9.19%) Relational Database
3 134 (8.86%) NoSQL
4 106 (7.01%) MongoDB
5 105 (6.94%) SQL Server
6 99 (6.54%) MySQL
7 93 (6.15%) Big Data
8 78 (5.16%) RDBMS
9 75 (4.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 74 (4.89%) Hadoop
11 43 (2.84%) Blockchain
12 39 (2.58%) Redis
13 34 (2.25%) Hazelcast
14 31 (2.05%) Amazon Aurora
14 31 (2.05%) KDB
15 26 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
16 21 (1.39%) Apache Hive
17 17 (1.12%) Flink
18 16 (1.06%) Couchbase
19 14 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 244 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 200 (13.22%) Jenkins
3 171 (11.30%) Maven
4 107 (7.07%) JUnit
5 88 (5.82%) Mockito
6 64 (4.23%) Gradle
6 64 (4.23%) SonarQube
7 57 (3.77%) JIRA
8 45 (2.97%) Artifactory
9 44 (2.91%) GitLab
10 40 (2.64%) Selenium
11 38 (2.51%) Cucumber
12 36 (2.38%) DbUnit
12 36 (2.38%) jMock
13 31 (2.05%) Bitbucket
14 30 (1.98%) IntelliJ
15 19 (1.26%) Cypress.io
16 18 (1.19%) PostCSS
17 14 (0.93%) TeamCity
18 11 (0.73%) Mocha
General
1 544 (35.96%) Finance
2 390 (25.78%) Banking
3 180 (11.90%) Front Office
4 108 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 90 (5.95%) Games
6 65 (4.30%) Public Sector
7 59 (3.90%) Retail
8 25 (1.65%) Back Office
8 25 (1.65%) Marketing
9 16 (1.06%) Electronics
10 15 (0.99%) Advertising
11 14 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.79%) Online Betting
13 11 (0.73%) Law
14 10 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.40%) Legal
15 6 (0.40%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.20%) French Language
18 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 607 (40.12%) Spring
2 403 (26.64%) Spring Boot
3 255 (16.85%) Kafka
4 232 (15.33%) React
4 232 (15.33%) Web Services
5 186 (12.29%) REST
6 170 (11.24%) RESTful
7 158 (10.44%) AngularJS
8 154 (10.18%) Hibernate
9 134 (8.86%) HTML
10 117 (7.73%) Node.js
11 96 (6.35%) CSS
12 85 (5.62%) HTML5
13 81 (5.35%) gRPC
14 73 (4.82%) JMS
15 72 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
16 64 (4.23%) J2EE
17 62 (4.10%) SOAP
18 58 (3.83%) RabbitMQ
19 54 (3.57%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 137 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
2 136 (8.99%) Fixed Income
3 134 (8.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 100 (6.61%) Data Structures
5 99 (6.54%) Algorithms
5 99 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
6 98 (6.48%) Self-Motivation
7 80 (5.29%) Hedge funds
8 74 (4.89%) Equities
9 60 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
10 52 (3.44%) Mobile App
11 48 (3.17%) Derivative
12 35 (2.31%) NHS
12 35 (2.31%) User Experience
13 28 (1.85%) Pricing Data
14 27 (1.78%) Online Games
15 22 (1.45%) Video\Live Streaming
16 20 (1.32%) Market Risk
17 18 (1.19%) iPad
17 18 (1.19%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 142 (9.39%) Linux
2 70 (4.63%) Unix
3 21 (1.39%) Windows
4 20 (1.32%) Android
5 7 (0.46%) Solaris
6 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.26%) CentOS
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (40.38%) Microservices
3 467 (30.87%) TDD
4 328 (21.68%) DevOps
5 287 (18.97%) Fintech
6 263 (17.38%) Software Engineering
7 256 (16.92%) Multithreading
8 195 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
9 187 (12.36%) Scrum
10 166 (10.97%) BDD
11 142 (9.39%) Low Latency
12 131 (8.66%) Test Automation
13 125 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
14 120 (7.93%) Computer Science
15 119 (7.87%) OO
16 116 (7.67%) Electronic Trading
17 98 (6.48%) Open Source
18 94 (6.21%) Asset Management
19 89 (5.88%) Mentoring
20 79 (5.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,513 (100.00%) Java
2 393 (25.97%) Java 8
3 317 (20.95%) JavaScript
4 314 (20.75%) SQL
5 235 (15.53%) Python
6 149 (9.85%) Kotlin
7 139 (9.19%) Scala
8 80 (5.29%) TypeScript
9 43 (2.84%) C#
10 41 (2.71%) ES6
11 38 (2.51%) Bash Shell
12 35 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 35 (2.31%) Shell Script
13 34 (2.25%) C++
14 33 (2.18%) Groovy
15 19 (1.26%) PHP
16 18 (1.19%) ES7
17 17 (1.12%) Go
18 16 (1.06%) Perl
19 14 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 123 (8.13%) Degree
2 52 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 46 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (1.19%) SANS
6 11 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (0.59%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.066%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.30%) QA
2 18 (1.19%) WCAG
3 15 (0.99%) NIST
4 4 (0.26%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.20%) MiFID
6 2 (0.13%) EMIR
7 1 (0.066%) PMO
7 1 (0.066%) SLA
System Software
1 419 (27.69%) Docker
2 15 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.53%) Postfix
4 5 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.066%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.066%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 338 (22.34%) Kubernetes
2 41 (2.71%) Terraform
3 31 (2.05%) Ansible
4 10 (0.66%) Prometheus
5 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.46%) Grafana
7 4 (0.26%) Puppet
8 3 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.20%) Rancher
9 2 (0.13%) Kibana
10 1 (0.066%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.066%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 159 (10.51%) Oracle
2 99 (6.54%) Google
3 36 (2.38%) Sybase
4 27 (1.78%) IBM
5 26 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 24 (1.59%) Solace
7 19 (1.26%) ION Trading
8 18 (1.19%) TIBCO
9 15 (0.99%) MuleSoft
10 14 (0.93%) Guidewire
11 10 (0.66%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.53%) Splunk
13 7 (0.46%) Bloomberg
14 5 (0.33%) BT
14 5 (0.33%) Facebook
14 5 (0.33%) GigaSpaces
14 5 (0.33%) Instagram
14 5 (0.33%) SAP
14 5 (0.33%) Snapchat
14 5 (0.33%) Twitter