Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 40 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4,139 4,180 5,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.91% 6.09% 6.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.18% 6.35% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,505 3,710 4,955
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,950 £38,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 66,996 65,860 80,916
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.02% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 55,382 55,661 69,881
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 April 2018.

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 April 2018. 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 -9 1,043 £67,500 - 185
West London -26 126 £55,000 -4.35% 93
South London -4 44 £55,000 -9.47% 9
East London -26 41 £60,000 -25.00% 25
North London -17 22 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 4,139 (100.00%) Java
2 2,313 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1,705 (41.19%) Spring
4 1,526 (36.87%) Finance
5 1,367 (33.03%) TDD
6 1,216 (29.38%) Java 8
7 1,050 (25.37%) SQL
8 1,009 (24.38%) Microservices
9 993 (23.99%) JavaScript
10 845 (20.42%) Software Engineering
11 752 (18.17%) Amazon AWS
12 725 (17.52%) Banking
13 720 (17.40%) Web Services
14 705 (17.03%) Hibernate
15 702 (16.96%) Scrum
16 689 (16.65%) AngularJS
17 672 (16.24%) Degree
18 642 (15.51%) Maven
19 620 (14.98%) REST
20 617 (14.91%) RESTful
21 612 (14.79%) Multithreading
22 607 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
22 607 (14.67%) DevOps
23 599 (14.47%) BDD
24 593 (14.33%) HTML
25 561 (13.55%) J2EE
26 548 (13.24%) Scala
27 534 (12.90%) Fintech
28 503 (12.15%) Git (software)
29 484 (11.69%) Docker

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
1 225 (5.44%) Tomcat
2 173 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
3 144 (3.48%) Apache Spark
4 106 (2.56%) Apache
5 96 (2.32%) JBoss
6 85 (2.05%) Confluence
7 83 (2.01%) CMS
8 76 (1.84%) WebSphere
9 53 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 46 (1.11%) Mule
11 42 (1.01%) Jetty
12 40 (0.97%) WebLogic
13 37 (0.89%) WildFly
14 31 (0.75%) Ethereum
15 30 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 23 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
17 18 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
17 18 (0.43%) MQSeries
18 16 (0.39%) IIS
19 15 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.048%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
2 33 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.41%) Ripple
4 14 (0.34%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 8 (0.19%) Ripple XRP
6 3 (0.072%) Quorum
7 2 (0.048%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.048%) Magento
7 2 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.024%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.024%) Kondor
8 1 (0.024%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 752 (18.17%) Amazon AWS
2 189 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (1.96%) SaaS
4 76 (1.84%) GitHub
5 75 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 59 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
7 48 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (1.06%) Serverless
9 42 (1.01%) Amazon S3
10 38 (0.92%) IaaS
11 32 (0.77%) OpenShift
12 28 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 24 (0.58%) PaaS
14 23 (0.56%) Slack
15 22 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
16 14 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.34%) CloudFront
17 13 (0.31%) Google Analytics
18 12 (0.29%) Bluemix
18 12 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (2.10%) Internet
2 41 (0.99%) HTTP
3 24 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 17 (0.41%) SMPP
4 17 (0.41%) SSH
5 16 (0.39%) Value-Added Service
6 12 (0.29%) SMS
7 9 (0.22%) ATM
7 9 (0.22%) FIX Connectivity
8 8 (0.19%) SMTP
9 7 (0.17%) AMQP
10 6 (0.14%) FTP
10 6 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.12%) DNS
11 5 (0.12%) Intranet
11 5 (0.12%) Wireless
12 3 (0.072%) Skype
13 2 (0.048%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.048%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.048%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 472 (11.40%) NoSQL
2 334 (8.07%) Big Data
3 295 (7.13%) MySQL
4 253 (6.11%) Relational Database
5 230 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 217 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 213 (5.15%) SQL Server
8 211 (5.10%) Blockchain
9 200 (4.83%) Hadoop
10 110 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
11 93 (2.25%) RDBMS
12 84 (2.03%) HBase
13 77 (1.86%) Redis
14 59 (1.43%) Neo4j
15 56 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 56 (1.35%) Oracle Database
16 32 (0.77%) Data Lake
17 21 (0.51%) Apache Hive
17 21 (0.51%) Infinispan
17 21 (0.51%) KDB
Development Applications
1 642 (15.51%) Maven
2 503 (12.15%) Git (software)
3 418 (10.10%) Jenkins
4 382 (9.23%) JUnit
5 217 (5.24%) Gradle
6 207 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 200 (4.83%) Selenium
8 170 (4.11%) JIRA
9 151 (3.65%) Subversion
10 94 (2.27%) Mockito
11 91 (2.20%) Ant
12 89 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 89 (2.15%) Eclipse
13 75 (1.81%) TeamCity
14 72 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
15 68 (1.64%) WebDriver
16 56 (1.35%) Vagrant
17 54 (1.30%) Travis CI
18 50 (1.21%) IntelliJ
19 46 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 1,526 (36.87%) Finance
2 725 (17.52%) Banking
3 376 (9.08%) Front Office
4 292 (7.05%) Games
5 269 (6.50%) Investment Banking
6 217 (5.24%) Retail
7 182 (4.40%) Advertising
8 89 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 81 (1.96%) Financial Institution
10 66 (1.59%) Marketing
11 55 (1.33%) Back Office
12 49 (1.18%) Retail Banking
13 36 (0.87%) Legal
13 36 (0.87%) Publishing
14 29 (0.70%) Online Betting
15 26 (0.63%) Law
16 17 (0.41%) French Language
17 16 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
18 15 (0.36%) Electronics
19 9 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,705 (41.19%) Spring
2 720 (17.40%) Web Services
3 705 (17.03%) Hibernate
4 689 (16.65%) AngularJS
5 620 (14.98%) REST
6 617 (14.91%) RESTful
7 593 (14.33%) HTML
8 561 (13.55%) J2EE
9 479 (11.57%) CSS
10 478 (11.55%) Spring Boot
11 439 (10.61%) Java EE
12 411 (9.93%) React
13 285 (6.89%) HTML5
14 254 (6.14%) XML
15 247 (5.97%) Node.js
16 181 (4.37%) JMS
17 175 (4.23%) Kafka
18 169 (4.08%) J2SE
19 159 (3.84%) JSP
20 154 (3.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 534 (12.90%) Fintech
2 470 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 392 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
4 220 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 198 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
6 178 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 177 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
8 161 (3.89%) Equities
9 149 (3.60%) Derivative
10 148 (3.58%) Fixed Income
11 142 (3.43%) Data Structures
12 134 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
13 115 (2.78%) Hedge funds
14 82 (1.98%) User Experience
15 81 (1.96%) Mobile App
16 79 (1.91%) Online Games
17 71 (1.72%) Bitcoin
18 59 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
19 56 (1.35%) iPad
20 54 (1.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 455 (10.99%) Linux
2 237 (5.73%) Unix
3 111 (2.68%) Android
4 77 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 45 (1.09%) Windows
6 20 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (0.48%) Solaris
7 16 (0.39%) AIX
8 9 (0.22%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.22%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.19%) CentOS
9 8 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
9 8 (0.19%) openSUSE
10 7 (0.17%) Windows Server
11 5 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.072%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.072%) Debian
12 3 (0.072%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.048%) VMS
14 1 (0.024%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,313 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1,367 (33.03%) TDD
3 1,009 (24.38%) Microservices
4 845 (20.42%) Software Engineering
5 702 (16.96%) Scrum
6 612 (14.79%) Multithreading
7 607 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
7 607 (14.67%) DevOps
8 599 (14.47%) BDD
9 457 (11.04%) OO
10 415 (10.03%) Test Automation
11 407 (9.83%) Problem-Solving
12 381 (9.21%) MVC
13 370 (8.94%) Low Latency
14 336 (8.12%) E-Commerce
15 315 (7.61%) Open Source
16 304 (7.34%) Web Development
17 260 (6.28%) Mentoring
17 260 (6.28%) SDLC
18 234 (5.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4,139 (100.00%) Java
2 1,216 (29.38%) Java 8
3 1,050 (25.37%) SQL
4 993 (23.99%) JavaScript
5 548 (13.24%) Scala
6 452 (10.92%) Python
7 265 (6.40%) C#
8 262 (6.33%) PHP
9 188 (4.54%) Groovy
10 161 (3.89%) C++
11 154 (3.72%) Ruby
12 114 (2.75%) Kotlin
12 114 (2.75%) PL/SQL
13 77 (1.86%) Shell Script
14 65 (1.57%) Java 9
15 61 (1.47%) TypeScript
16 60 (1.45%) Bash Shell
16 60 (1.45%) C
17 48 (1.16%) Go
18 43 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 672 (16.24%) Degree
2 222 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 65 (1.57%) Master's Degree
5 57 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
6 39 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 35 (0.85%) PhD
8 21 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 13 (0.31%) Sun Certification
10 12 (0.29%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.048%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.024%) CFA
12 1 (0.024%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (5.32%) QA
2 22 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.29%) MiFID
4 9 (0.22%) GCP
5 4 (0.097%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.097%) GDPR
5 4 (0.097%) PSD2
5 4 (0.097%) SLA
6 3 (0.072%) EMIR
7 2 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.024%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.024%) SEPA
System Software
1 484 (11.69%) Docker
2 15 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.22%) GridGain
3 9 (0.22%) HDFS
4 5 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.072%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.072%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.024%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.024%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.024%) LXC
6 1 (0.024%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 125 (3.02%) Ansible
2 108 (2.61%) Terraform
3 103 (2.49%) Puppet
4 89 (2.15%) Kubernetes
5 70 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.31%) Prometheus
7 12 (0.29%) Kibana
8 11 (0.27%) Salt
9 8 (0.19%) logstash
10 6 (0.14%) HAProxy
10 6 (0.14%) Nagios
11 5 (0.12%) Ambari
12 4 (0.097%) Mesos
12 4 (0.097%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.072%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.048%) CA Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.048%) Consul
14 2 (0.048%) MOM
14 2 (0.048%) Oozie
14 2 (0.048%) Packer
Vendors
1 452 (10.92%) Oracle
2 157 (3.79%) Google
3 90 (2.17%) TIBCO
4 76 (1.84%) Microsoft
5 66 (1.59%) Sybase
6 60 (1.45%) hybris
7 59 (1.43%) SAP
8 38 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (0.85%) Solace
10 34 (0.82%) Facebook
11 33 (0.80%) IBM
12 29 (0.70%) Red Hat
13 28 (0.68%) Splunk
14 25 (0.60%) Capita
15 22 (0.53%) WorldPay
16 21 (0.51%) ION Trading
17 19 (0.46%) MuleSoft
18 17 (0.41%) Atlassian
19 16 (0.39%) Adobe
19 16 (0.39%) StreamBase