Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4753 4769 5825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.37% 6.32% 6.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 6.58% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3402 4270 5159
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 70426 72444 85501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.33% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55326 62571 72563
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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
Central London -5 959 £65,000 +4.00% 107
West London -43 98 £57,500 - 30
South London +27 74 £57,500 -9.80% 3
East London +7 52 £65,000 -5.45% 14
North London -17 25 £50,000 +2.56% 12
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Java 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 London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 4750 (99.94%) Java
2 2787 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
3 2099 (44.16%) Finance
4 1893 (39.83%) Spring
5 1435 (30.19%) Banking
6 1380 (29.03%) TDD
7 1191 (25.06%) JavaScript
8 1088 (22.89%) SQL
9 1000 (21.04%) Investment Banking
10 997 (20.98%) Multithreading
11 933 (19.63%) Hibernate
12 889 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
13 856 (18.01%) Scrum
14 806 (16.96%) Microservices
15 782 (16.45%) REST
16 761 (16.01%) BDD
17 745 (15.67%) Oracle
18 739 (15.55%) Maven
19 731 (15.38%) Asset Management
20 730 (15.36%) OO
21 728 (15.32%) Web Services
22 702 (14.77%) Wealth Management
23 688 (14.48%) Retail Banking
23 688 (14.48%) Degree
24 683 (14.37%) RESTful
25 682 (14.35%) Git (software)
26 673 (14.16%) Linux
27 669 (14.08%) AngularJS
28 644 (13.55%) HTML
29 621 (13.07%) Amazon AWS

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
1 368 (7.74%) Tomcat
2 218 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
3 212 (4.46%) Apache
4 206 (4.33%) Apache Spark
5 180 (3.79%) JBoss
6 164 (3.45%) WebSphere
7 104 (2.19%) Confluence
8 85 (1.79%) CMS
9 59 (1.24%) Jetty
10 56 (1.18%) WebLogic
11 54 (1.14%) Apache Solr
12 52 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
13 39 (0.82%) CoreMedia CMS
14 37 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
15 31 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 23 (0.48%) OpenStack
17 21 (0.44%) Ethereum
18 15 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 15 (0.32%) Liferay
18 15 (0.32%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.084%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.063%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.042%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 39 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
2 23 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
3 18 (0.38%) ION MarketView
4 16 (0.34%) Magento
5 5 (0.11%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle TCA
6 4 (0.084%) Endur
6 4 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.063%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.063%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.063%) Odoo
7 3 (0.063%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.042%) Actimize
8 2 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.042%) Kondor
8 2 (0.042%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.021%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 621 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 72 (1.51%) GitHub
4 72 (1.51%) SaaS
5 32 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (0.44%) OpenShift
8 20 (0.42%) IaaS
9 18 (0.38%) PaaS
10 15 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (0.32%) Serverless
11 12 (0.25%) npm
12 10 (0.21%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
15 5 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
15 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.98%) Internet
2 64 (1.35%) HTTP
3 34 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 27 (0.57%) ATM
5 18 (0.38%) SMS
6 16 (0.34%) SMPP
7 13 (0.27%) FTP
8 8 (0.17%) LDAP
9 6 (0.13%) AMQP
10 5 (0.11%) Broadband
10 5 (0.11%) VoIP
11 4 (0.084%) IMAP
11 4 (0.084%) PPP
11 4 (0.084%) Skype
12 3 (0.063%) FIX Connectivity
12 3 (0.063%) SSL
13 2 (0.042%) DNS
13 2 (0.042%) Firewall
13 2 (0.042%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.042%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (12.88%) NoSQL
2 400 (8.42%) MySQL
3 360 (7.57%) Big Data
4 353 (7.43%) SQL Server
5 351 (7.38%) Relational Database
6 292 (6.14%) MongoDB
7 288 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
8 273 (5.74%) Hadoop
9 186 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
10 159 (3.35%) Redis
11 143 (3.01%) RDBMS
12 122 (2.57%) Blockchain
13 95 (2.00%) HBase
14 84 (1.77%) Oracle Database
15 78 (1.64%) Neo4j
16 77 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
17 57 (1.20%) KDB
18 50 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
19 47 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 25 (0.53%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 739 (15.55%) Maven
2 682 (14.35%) Git (software)
3 541 (11.38%) JUnit
4 484 (10.18%) Jenkins
5 297 (6.25%) JIRA
6 209 (4.40%) Subversion
7 194 (4.08%) Cucumber
8 192 (4.04%) Mockito
9 187 (3.93%) Selenium
10 180 (3.79%) Gradle
11 149 (3.13%) TeamCity
12 120 (2.52%) jMock
13 105 (2.21%) Ant
14 96 (2.02%) Hudson
15 89 (1.87%) Eclipse
16 81 (1.70%) WebDriver
17 78 (1.64%) EasyMock
18 68 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 63 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
20 57 (1.20%) IntelliJ
General
1 2099 (44.16%) Finance
2 1435 (30.19%) Banking
3 1000 (21.04%) Investment Banking
4 688 (14.48%) Retail Banking
5 508 (10.69%) Front Office
6 265 (5.58%) Games
7 246 (5.18%) Retail
8 177 (3.72%) Marketing
9 118 (2.48%) Financial Institution
10 97 (2.04%) Telecoms
11 92 (1.94%) Back Office
12 78 (1.64%) Publishing
13 68 (1.43%) Advertising
14 30 (0.63%) Music Industry
15 26 (0.55%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.48%) Legal
17 22 (0.46%) Electronics
17 22 (0.46%) Law
18 21 (0.44%) Online Betting
19 14 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1893 (39.83%) Spring
2 933 (19.63%) Hibernate
3 782 (16.45%) REST
4 728 (15.32%) Web Services
5 683 (14.37%) RESTful
6 669 (14.08%) AngularJS
7 644 (13.55%) HTML
8 520 (10.94%) J2EE
9 409 (8.61%) Spring Boot
10 401 (8.44%) CSS
11 312 (6.56%) JMS
12 307 (6.46%) XML
13 301 (6.33%) React
14 288 (6.06%) Java EE
15 263 (5.53%) Spring MVC
16 257 (5.41%) HTML5
17 240 (5.05%) Node.js
18 237 (4.99%) JSON
19 232 (4.88%) SOAP
20 189 (3.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 550 (11.57%) Computer Science
2 414 (8.71%) Fintech
3 375 (7.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 375 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
4 371 (7.81%) Equities
5 310 (6.52%) Derivative
6 245 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
7 222 (4.67%) Fixed Income
8 208 (4.38%) Algorithms
9 206 (4.33%) Data Structures
10 145 (3.05%) User Experience
11 116 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
12 101 (2.12%) Equity Derivative
13 95 (2.00%) Client/Server
14 82 (1.73%) Hedge funds
15 80 (1.68%) Credit Risk
16 64 (1.35%) iPad
17 59 (1.24%) Mobile App
18 57 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
19 55 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 673 (14.16%) Linux
2 437 (9.19%) Unix
3 132 (2.78%) Windows
4 94 (1.98%) Android
5 68 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 19 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.27%) Solaris
9 7 (0.15%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.063%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.042%) CentOS
11 2 (0.042%) Debian
11 2 (0.042%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.042%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (0.042%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.042%) VMS
11 2 (0.042%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.042%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.021%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2787 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1380 (29.03%) TDD
3 997 (20.98%) Multithreading
4 889 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
5 856 (18.01%) Scrum
6 806 (16.96%) Microservices
7 761 (16.01%) BDD
8 731 (15.38%) Asset Management
9 730 (15.36%) OO
10 702 (14.77%) Wealth Management
11 586 (12.33%) Software Engineering
12 530 (11.15%) Low Latency
13 462 (9.72%) MVC
14 459 (9.66%) Test Automation
15 445 (9.36%) DevOps
16 432 (9.09%) Unit Testing
17 414 (8.71%) E-Commerce
18 355 (7.47%) SDLC
19 301 (6.33%) Kanban
20 291 (6.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4750 (99.94%) Java
2 1191 (25.06%) JavaScript
3 1088 (22.89%) SQL
4 561 (11.80%) Python
5 455 (9.57%) Scala
6 300 (6.31%) C#
7 228 (4.80%) Groovy
8 222 (4.67%) C++
9 190 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 133 (2.80%) Ruby
11 121 (2.55%) PHP
12 120 (2.52%) Bash Shell
13 103 (2.17%) C
13 103 (2.17%) Shell Script
14 91 (1.91%) Perl
15 73 (1.54%) Go
16 53 (1.12%) Kotlin
17 39 (0.82%) Clojure
18 33 (0.69%) Objective-C
19 28 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 688 (14.48%) Degree
2 271 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (1.07%) Security Cleared
4 28 (0.59%) PhD
5 24 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
7 18 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.084%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.063%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.042%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.042%) OCP
11 2 (0.042%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.021%) ISEB
12 1 (0.021%) MySQL Certification
12 1 (0.021%) OCMJD
12 1 (0.021%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 508 (10.69%) QA
2 17 (0.36%) MiFID
2 17 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 13 (0.27%) SEPA
4 8 (0.17%) EMIR
5 6 (0.13%) GCP
6 5 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.084%) SLA
8 1 (0.021%) PMO
8 1 (0.021%) PSD2
System Software
1 340 (7.15%) Docker
2 11 (0.23%) HDFS
3 9 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.17%) GridGain
5 6 (0.13%) Dovecot
6 3 (0.063%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.042%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.042%) vSphere
8 1 (0.021%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.021%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.021%) etcd
8 1 (0.021%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.021%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.021%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.021%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 84 (1.77%) Ansible
2 80 (1.68%) Puppet
3 67 (1.41%) Kubernetes
4 55 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.38%) Kibana
6 15 (0.32%) logstash
7 14 (0.29%) Nagios
8 12 (0.25%) Salt
8 12 (0.25%) Terraform
9 10 (0.21%) Opsview
10 7 (0.15%) Rancher
11 6 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (0.11%) Control-M
13 3 (0.063%) Consul
13 3 (0.063%) Grafana
14 2 (0.042%) BladeLogic
14 2 (0.042%) CA Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.042%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.042%) HP Quality Center
15 1 (0.021%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 745 (15.67%) Oracle
2 221 (4.65%) Sybase
3 179 (3.77%) Google
4 137 (2.88%) TIBCO
5 117 (2.46%) ION Trading
6 84 (1.77%) IBM
7 75 (1.58%) hybris
8 64 (1.35%) Microsoft
9 53 (1.12%) Perforce
10 51 (1.07%) Tableau
11 50 (1.05%) SAP
12 45 (0.95%) CA Agile Central
13 38 (0.80%) Solace
14 34 (0.72%) Facebook
15 30 (0.63%) Red Hat
16 23 (0.48%) Splunk
17 22 (0.46%) Apigee
18 21 (0.44%) ATG
18 21 (0.44%) StreamBase
19 18 (0.38%) Salesforce.com