Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 33 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4,320 4,520 5,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.15% 6.43% 6.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 6.70% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,386 4,059 5,024
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,900 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
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 66,760 67,445 81,274
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.99% 95.90% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 54,474 57,719 69,470
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,494
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -7 1,030 £65,000 - 240
West London -43 90 £58,750 +2.17% 87
South London +38 74 £57,500 -7.26% 7
East London -11 60 £65,000 -18.75% 20
North London -24 16 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 4,319 (99.98%) Java
2 2,470 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1,728 (40.00%) Finance
4 1,717 (39.75%) Spring
5 1,384 (32.04%) TDD
6 1,102 (25.51%) JavaScript
7 1,046 (24.21%) SQL
8 1,032 (23.89%) Banking
9 861 (19.93%) Microservices
10 773 (17.89%) Multithreading
11 726 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
12 724 (16.76%) Scrum
13 719 (16.64%) Hibernate
14 712 (16.48%) REST
15 711 (16.46%) Software Engineering
16 693 (16.04%) Degree
17 689 (15.95%) BDD
18 686 (15.88%) AngularJS
19 662 (15.32%) Web Services
20 645 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
21 620 (14.35%) HTML
22 611 (14.14%) Investment Banking
23 596 (13.80%) Maven
24 585 (13.54%) RESTful
25 547 (12.66%) Oracle
26 533 (12.34%) NoSQL
27 531 (12.29%) Git (software)
28 523 (12.11%) Scala
29 522 (12.08%) Python
30 514 (11.90%) Linux

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
1 259 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 201 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
3 167 (3.87%) Apache Spark
4 116 (2.69%) Apache
5 95 (2.20%) Confluence
6 92 (2.13%) WebSphere
7 81 (1.88%) JBoss
8 70 (1.62%) CMS
9 46 (1.06%) Jetty
10 45 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
11 42 (0.97%) WebLogic
12 35 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
13 29 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 28 (0.65%) Ethereum
15 27 (0.63%) Apache Solr
16 23 (0.53%) Mule
17 15 (0.35%) Apache Pig
17 15 (0.35%) CoreMedia CMS
17 15 (0.35%) IIS
18 14 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.093%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.069%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 47 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
2 38 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
3 16 (0.37%) ION MarketView
4 13 (0.30%) Magento
5 7 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.16%) Ripple
6 6 (0.14%) Ripple XRP
7 5 (0.12%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.093%) Oracle TCA
9 3 (0.069%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.069%) Odoo
9 3 (0.069%) R3 Corda
10 2 (0.046%) Actimize
10 2 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.046%) Kondor
10 2 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.046%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 645 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (1.48%) GitHub
4 63 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 56 (1.30%) SaaS
6 38 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (0.74%) OpenShift
9 29 (0.67%) Serverless
10 28 (0.65%) IaaS
11 24 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 20 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (0.37%) PaaS
14 15 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 13 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
16 9 (0.21%) npm
17 7 (0.16%) CloudFront
17 7 (0.16%) Slack
18 6 (0.14%) Google Play
19 5 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.22%) Internet
2 50 (1.16%) HTTP
3 30 (0.69%) ATM
4 23 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.42%) SMS
6 13 (0.30%) SMPP
7 12 (0.28%) SSH
8 11 (0.25%) FTP
9 6 (0.14%) AMQP
9 6 (0.14%) Skype
10 4 (0.093%) PPP
11 3 (0.069%) DNS
11 3 (0.069%) Firewall
11 3 (0.069%) SSL
12 2 (0.046%) Broadband
12 2 (0.046%) FIX Connectivity
12 2 (0.046%) Hyperconnected
12 2 (0.046%) VoIP
12 2 (0.046%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.023%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (12.34%) NoSQL
2 356 (8.24%) Big Data
3 299 (6.92%) MySQL
4 252 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 238 (5.51%) SQL Server
6 232 (5.37%) MongoDB
7 222 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
7 222 (5.14%) Hadoop
8 175 (4.05%) Blockchain
9 137 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
10 116 (2.69%) RDBMS
11 105 (2.43%) HBase
12 87 (2.01%) Redis
13 59 (1.37%) Oracle Database
14 50 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 48 (1.11%) Neo4j
16 33 (0.76%) Infinispan
17 27 (0.63%) Hazelcast
18 25 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (0.53%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 596 (13.80%) Maven
2 531 (12.29%) Git (software)
3 438 (10.14%) JUnit
4 404 (9.35%) Jenkins
5 218 (5.05%) JIRA
6 206 (4.77%) Cucumber
7 180 (4.17%) Selenium
8 162 (3.75%) Gradle
9 150 (3.47%) Subversion
10 121 (2.80%) Mockito
11 95 (2.20%) TeamCity
12 84 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 80 (1.85%) Eclipse
13 80 (1.85%) WebDriver
14 64 (1.48%) Ant
15 62 (1.44%) Hudson
16 60 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
17 53 (1.23%) IntelliJ
18 47 (1.09%) jMock
19 45 (1.04%) Travis CI
General
1 1,728 (40.00%) Finance
2 1,032 (23.89%) Banking
3 611 (14.14%) Investment Banking
4 448 (10.37%) Front Office
5 317 (7.34%) Retail Banking
6 269 (6.23%) Games
7 247 (5.72%) Retail
8 104 (2.41%) Marketing
9 103 (2.38%) Financial Institution
10 96 (2.22%) Advertising
11 88 (2.04%) Back Office
12 73 (1.69%) Telecoms
13 41 (0.95%) Publishing
14 26 (0.60%) Online Betting
15 23 (0.53%) Legal
16 19 (0.44%) Law
16 19 (0.44%) Music Industry
17 11 (0.25%) Electronics
17 11 (0.25%) French Language
18 10 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,717 (39.75%) Spring
2 719 (16.64%) Hibernate
3 712 (16.48%) REST
4 686 (15.88%) AngularJS
5 662 (15.32%) Web Services
6 620 (14.35%) HTML
7 585 (13.54%) RESTful
8 503 (11.64%) J2EE
9 418 (9.68%) Spring Boot
10 403 (9.33%) CSS
11 347 (8.03%) Java EE
12 339 (7.85%) React
13 276 (6.39%) HTML5
14 260 (6.02%) XML
15 259 (6.00%) Node.js
16 249 (5.76%) JMS
17 189 (4.38%) JSON
18 179 (4.14%) Kafka
19 176 (4.07%) Spring MVC
20 153 (3.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 486 (11.25%) Fintech
2 480 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 351 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
4 299 (6.92%) Equities
5 252 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 248 (5.74%) Derivative
7 195 (4.51%) Fixed Income
8 194 (4.49%) Algorithms
9 177 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
10 153 (3.54%) Data Structures
11 137 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
12 96 (2.22%) User Experience
13 92 (2.13%) Hedge funds
14 90 (2.08%) Client/Server
15 70 (1.62%) iPad
16 68 (1.57%) Equity Derivative
17 63 (1.46%) Bitcoin
18 62 (1.44%) Online Games
19 53 (1.23%) Mobile App
20 32 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 514 (11.90%) Linux
2 340 (7.87%) Unix
3 92 (2.13%) Android
4 75 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 73 (1.69%) Windows
6 29 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (0.63%) Solaris
8 21 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.25%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
12 7 (0.16%) AIX
13 5 (0.12%) CentOS
14 4 (0.093%) Debian
15 3 (0.069%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.069%) VMS
16 2 (0.046%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.046%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.046%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.046%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,470 (57.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1,384 (32.04%) TDD
3 861 (19.93%) Microservices
4 773 (17.89%) Multithreading
5 726 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
6 724 (16.76%) Scrum
7 711 (16.46%) Software Engineering
8 689 (15.95%) BDD
9 500 (11.57%) OO
10 492 (11.39%) DevOps
11 433 (10.02%) Low Latency
12 406 (9.40%) Test Automation
13 388 (8.98%) MVC
14 376 (8.70%) E-Commerce
15 370 (8.56%) Asset Management
16 317 (7.34%) Wealth Management
17 304 (7.04%) Unit Testing
18 303 (7.01%) Open Source
19 270 (6.25%) SDLC
20 244 (5.65%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4,319 (99.98%) Java
2 1,102 (25.51%) JavaScript
3 1,046 (24.21%) SQL
4 523 (12.11%) Scala
5 522 (12.08%) Python
6 297 (6.88%) C#
7 210 (4.86%) Groovy
8 190 (4.40%) C++
9 170 (3.94%) PHP
10 162 (3.75%) Ruby
11 124 (2.87%) PL/SQL
12 88 (2.04%) Shell Script
13 86 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 79 (1.83%) C
15 71 (1.64%) Go
16 65 (1.50%) Kotlin
17 47 (1.09%) Perl
18 43 (1.00%) Clojure
19 42 (0.97%) TypeScript
20 34 (0.79%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 693 (16.04%) Degree
2 238 (5.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 40 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
5 38 (0.88%) PhD
6 35 (0.81%) Master's Degree
7 31 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.19%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.19%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.069%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.023%) ISEB
10 1 (0.023%) MySQL Certification
10 1 (0.023%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.023%) OCP
10 1 (0.023%) OCPJP
10 1 (0.023%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (8.01%) QA
2 20 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.28%) MiFID
4 9 (0.21%) SEPA
5 5 (0.12%) GCP
6 2 (0.046%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.046%) EMIR
6 2 (0.046%) PSD2
7 1 (0.023%) GDPR
7 1 (0.023%) PMO
7 1 (0.023%) SLA
System Software
1 374 (8.66%) Docker
2 9 (0.21%) GridGain
2 9 (0.21%) HDFS
3 7 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.093%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.046%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.046%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.046%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.023%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.023%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.023%) LXC
6 1 (0.023%) vCloud
6 1 (0.023%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 86 (1.99%) Ansible
2 83 (1.92%) Puppet
3 77 (1.78%) Kubernetes
4 53 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (0.49%) Terraform
6 12 (0.28%) Kibana
7 9 (0.21%) logstash
8 7 (0.16%) Nagios
9 6 (0.14%) Opsview
9 6 (0.14%) Salt
10 5 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
11 4 (0.093%) Grafana
11 4 (0.093%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.069%) Control-M
12 3 (0.069%) Rancher
13 2 (0.046%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.046%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 2 (0.046%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.046%) MOM
13 2 (0.046%) Oozie
Vendors
1 547 (12.66%) Oracle
2 178 (4.12%) Google
3 100 (2.31%) Sybase
4 95 (2.20%) TIBCO
5 79 (1.83%) Microsoft
6 78 (1.81%) hybris
7 64 (1.48%) ION Trading
8 58 (1.34%) IBM
9 49 (1.13%) SAP
10 37 (0.86%) Facebook
10 37 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 36 (0.83%) Solace
12 26 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (0.56%) MuleSoft
14 22 (0.51%) Capita
15 20 (0.46%) Calypso
16 19 (0.44%) Apigee
16 19 (0.44%) ATG
16 19 (0.44%) StreamBase
17 18 (0.42%) Splunk