Period
to 22 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 42 38
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 3,045 4,141 4,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.53% 6.05% 6.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 6.35% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2,727 3,512 3,361
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £101,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -

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 52,473 65,243 71,008
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 95.38% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 42,726 53,127 55,617
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in London

Java Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in London

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in London over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 -10 845 £75,000 +7.14% 218
West London +16 108 £70,000 +27.27% 73
South London +6 44 £57,500 +21.05% 7
North London -14 3 £62,500 +4.17% 3
East London -19 3 £55,000 -15.38% 32
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 3,043 (99.93%) Java
2 1,592 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
3 1,221 (40.10%) Spring
4 1,104 (36.26%) Finance
5 1,094 (35.93%) Microservices
6 863 (28.34%) Java 8
7 810 (26.60%) TDD
8 707 (23.22%) Spring Boot
9 701 (23.02%) Software Engineering
10 684 (22.46%) SQL
11 637 (20.92%) AWS
12 612 (20.10%) Docker
13 588 (19.31%) JavaScript
14 471 (15.47%) Banking
15 447 (14.68%) Scrum
16 445 (14.61%) Python
17 423 (13.89%) Web Services
18 401 (13.17%) Kubernetes
19 376 (12.35%) Front Office
20 373 (12.25%) REST
21 371 (12.18%) Fintech
22 368 (12.09%) Linux
23 363 (11.92%) RESTful
24 355 (11.66%) DevOps
25 354 (11.63%) BDD
26 351 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
27 350 (11.49%) J2EE
28 347 (11.40%) AngularJS
29 333 (10.94%) Jenkins
30 330 (10.84%) Oracle

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
1 156 (5.12%) Apache Spark
2 96 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
3 87 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 81 (2.66%) Apache
5 71 (2.33%) Confluence
6 45 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 30 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 27 (0.89%) JBoss
9 24 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 16 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 12 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
13 8 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
14 7 (0.23%) GemFire
14 7 (0.23%) WildFly
15 6 (0.20%) Ethereum
15 6 (0.20%) Mule
15 6 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.16%) GeoServer
16 5 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
2 14 (0.46%) Markit EDM
3 13 (0.43%) ION MarketView
3 13 (0.43%) thinkFolio
4 12 (0.39%) Front Arena
5 6 (0.20%) PolarLake
6 5 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
6 5 (0.16%) Magento
6 5 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.099%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.099%) RMDS
8 3 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.033%) Bloomberg AIM
10 1 (0.033%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.033%) LongView
10 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 637 (20.92%) AWS
2 172 (5.65%) Azure
3 135 (4.43%) GCP
4 96 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
5 76 (2.50%) Amazon S3
6 71 (2.33%) Serverless
7 69 (2.27%) GitHub
8 61 (2.00%) OpenShift
9 50 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
10 49 (1.61%) SaaS
11 42 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
12 41 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
13 30 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
14 26 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
14 26 (0.85%) Power Platform
15 23 (0.76%) AWS Fargate
16 13 (0.43%) PaaS
17 11 (0.36%) npm
18 9 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 9 (0.30%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 27 (0.89%) HTTP
2 18 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 13 (0.43%) Internet
4 12 (0.39%) AMQP
5 7 (0.23%) FTP
6 6 (0.20%) DNS
6 6 (0.20%) Firewall
6 6 (0.20%) STUN
6 6 (0.20%) VoIP
7 5 (0.16%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.13%) ATM
8 4 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
9 2 (0.066%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.066%) Multicast
9 2 (0.066%) Skype
10 1 (0.033%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.033%) Network Security
10 1 (0.033%) SAN
10 1 (0.033%) SMS
10 1 (0.033%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (9.75%) Big Data
2 270 (8.87%) NoSQL
3 204 (6.70%) Relational Database
4 190 (6.24%) MySQL
5 149 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
6 145 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 128 (4.20%) MongoDB
8 114 (3.74%) RDBMS
9 110 (3.61%) Hadoop
10 107 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 62 (2.04%) Redis
12 55 (1.81%) Oracle Database
13 50 (1.64%) Blockchain
14 42 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
15 40 (1.31%) Apache Hive
16 34 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
17 33 (1.08%) Amazon Redshift
18 32 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 31 (1.02%) Spark SQL
20 30 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 333 (10.94%) Jenkins
2 317 (10.41%) Git (software)
3 255 (8.37%) Maven
4 217 (7.13%) JUnit
5 143 (4.70%) JIRA
6 124 (4.07%) Gradle
7 108 (3.55%) Mockito
8 106 (3.48%) Cucumber
9 74 (2.43%) Selenium
10 61 (2.00%) TeamCity
11 60 (1.97%) RStudio
12 59 (1.94%) Subversion
13 58 (1.90%) Bitbucket
14 50 (1.64%) SonarQube
15 40 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 35 (1.15%) Ant
17 33 (1.08%) DbUnit
18 30 (0.99%) Artifactory
18 30 (0.99%) jMock
19 24 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 1,104 (36.26%) Finance
2 471 (15.47%) Banking
3 376 (12.35%) Front Office
4 191 (6.27%) Retail
5 160 (5.25%) Investment Banking
6 86 (2.82%) Games
7 57 (1.87%) Back Office
8 43 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 38 (1.25%) Marketing
10 34 (1.12%) Public Sector
11 32 (1.05%) Telecoms
12 28 (0.92%) Law
13 24 (0.79%) Advertising
14 23 (0.76%) Automotive
15 21 (0.69%) Legal
16 17 (0.56%) Dutch Language
16 17 (0.56%) French Language
16 17 (0.56%) Spanish Language
17 16 (0.53%) German Language
18 12 (0.39%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,221 (40.10%) Spring
2 707 (23.22%) Spring Boot
3 423 (13.89%) Web Services
4 373 (12.25%) REST
5 363 (11.92%) RESTful
6 350 (11.49%) J2EE
7 347 (11.40%) AngularJS
8 322 (10.57%) Hibernate
9 302 (9.92%) Kafka
10 250 (8.21%) React
11 235 (7.72%) HTML
12 181 (5.94%) CSS
13 171 (5.62%) Node.js
14 140 (4.60%) XML
15 115 (3.78%) SOAP
16 113 (3.71%) Java EE
17 107 (3.51%) JMS
18 104 (3.42%) JSON
19 101 (3.32%) .NET
20 97 (3.19%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 321 (10.54%) Greenfield Project
2 243 (7.98%) Fixed Income
3 216 (7.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 196 (6.44%) Equities
5 168 (5.52%) Algorithms
6 163 (5.35%) Derivative
7 133 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
8 122 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
9 119 (3.91%) Data Structures
10 88 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
11 72 (2.36%) User Experience
12 67 (2.20%) iPad
13 56 (1.84%) Credit Risk
13 56 (1.84%) Hedge funds
14 50 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
15 35 (1.15%) Cloud Native
16 29 (0.95%) Mobile App
16 29 (0.95%) Pricing Data
17 27 (0.89%) Market Risk
18 20 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 368 (12.09%) Linux
2 133 (4.37%) Unix
3 50 (1.64%) Windows
4 47 (1.54%) Android
5 29 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.49%) CentOS
7 11 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (0.23%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.099%) Debian
11 3 (0.099%) Fedora
11 3 (0.099%) SUSE
12 2 (0.066%) AIX
12 2 (0.066%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.066%) Solaris
13 1 (0.033%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.033%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,592 (52.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1,094 (35.93%) Microservices
3 810 (26.60%) TDD
4 701 (23.02%) Software Engineering
5 447 (14.68%) Scrum
6 371 (12.18%) Fintech
7 355 (11.66%) DevOps
8 354 (11.63%) BDD
9 351 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
10 300 (9.85%) OO
11 297 (9.75%) Multithreading
12 264 (8.67%) E-Commerce
13 261 (8.57%) Analytics
14 252 (8.28%) Computer Science
15 226 (7.42%) Asset Management
16 220 (7.22%) Test Automation
17 183 (6.01%) Low Latency
18 182 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
19 178 (5.85%) Continuous Delivery
20 177 (5.81%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3,043 (99.93%) Java
2 863 (28.34%) Java 8
3 684 (22.46%) SQL
4 588 (19.31%) JavaScript
5 445 (14.61%) Python
6 255 (8.37%) Scala
7 197 (6.47%) C#
8 135 (4.43%) R
9 121 (3.97%) Kotlin
10 102 (3.35%) C++
11 57 (1.87%) Groovy
12 46 (1.51%) Ruby
13 36 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 34 (1.12%) Haskell
14 34 (1.12%) TypeScript
15 30 (0.99%) Java 9
16 27 (0.89%) Go
17 26 (0.85%) VBA
18 22 (0.72%) Clojure
19 21 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 297 (9.75%) Degree
2 122 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 83 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 29 (0.95%) Master's Degree
6 17 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.16%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.099%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.033%) PhD
11 1 (0.033%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (2.96%) QA
2 7 (0.23%) EMIR
3 6 (0.20%) MiFID
4 5 (0.16%) TickIT
5 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.066%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.033%) NIST
7 1 (0.033%) PSD2
System Software
1 612 (20.10%) Docker
2 24 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 23 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.72%) vSphere
5 8 (0.26%) GridGain
6 7 (0.23%) HDFS
7 4 (0.13%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.033%) Postfix
8 1 (0.033%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 401 (13.17%) Kubernetes
2 107 (3.51%) Ansible
3 54 (1.77%) Puppet
4 50 (1.64%) Terraform
5 44 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (0.82%) Grafana
7 23 (0.76%) Prometheus
8 21 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
9 17 (0.56%) Rancher
10 16 (0.53%) Kibana
11 12 (0.39%) Istio
12 8 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
12 8 (0.26%) HP Fortify
13 5 (0.16%) logstash
14 1 (0.033%) Mesos
Vendors
1 330 (10.84%) Oracle
2 115 (3.78%) Google
3 66 (2.17%) Sybase
4 52 (1.71%) TIBCO
5 43 (1.41%) SAP
6 35 (1.15%) Facebook
7 28 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 27 (0.89%) Adobe
8 27 (0.89%) Microsoft
9 26 (0.85%) Hortonworks
10 25 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 23 (0.76%) VMware
12 21 (0.69%) Solace
13 18 (0.59%) hybris
14 17 (0.56%) MuleSoft
15 16 (0.53%) IBM
15 16 (0.53%) YouTube
16 15 (0.49%) Charles River
16 15 (0.49%) Demandware
17 14 (0.46%) Atlassian