Period
to 29 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 45 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,089 3,030 4,149
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 5.48% 5.52% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.87% 5.80% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 2,902 3,631
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £51,500 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +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 18,552 52,269 64,863
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 95.19% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15,380 42,537 52,862
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £33,362
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +2.04%

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020. 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 -4 285 £75,000 - 98
South London +41 28 £67,500 +17.39% 5
West London +6 24 £67,500 -3.57% 38
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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 1,089 (100.00%) Java
2 532 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
3 415 (38.11%) Spring
4 388 (35.63%) Microservices
5 385 (35.35%) Finance
6 302 (27.73%) TDD
7 290 (26.63%) Java 8
8 288 (26.45%) Docker
9 265 (24.33%) AWS
10 261 (23.97%) JavaScript
11 256 (23.51%) Software Engineering
12 242 (22.22%) Kubernetes
12 242 (22.22%) Spring Boot
13 194 (17.81%) SQL
14 193 (17.72%) DevOps
15 184 (16.90%) Banking
16 180 (16.53%) React
17 175 (16.07%) Python
18 166 (15.24%) Kafka
19 165 (15.15%) Web Services
20 160 (14.69%) REST
21 159 (14.60%) NoSQL
22 151 (13.87%) Fintech
23 143 (13.13%) Git (software)
24 136 (12.49%) RESTful
25 130 (11.94%) AngularJS
26 129 (11.85%) Node.js
27 127 (11.66%) Jenkins
28 126 (11.57%) Multithreading
29 124 (11.39%) Continuous Integration

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 43 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (3.67%) Apache
3 39 (3.58%) Apache Spark
4 36 (3.31%) Tomcat
5 26 (2.39%) Confluence
6 12 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
7 5 (0.46%) JBoss
8 4 (0.37%) Drupal
8 4 (0.37%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.28%) CMS
9 3 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.28%) Jetty
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.28%) WildFly
10 2 (0.18%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.092%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.092%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.01%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.83%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 265 (24.33%) AWS
2 83 (7.62%) Azure
3 74 (6.80%) GCP
4 43 (3.95%) Serverless
5 40 (3.67%) OpenShift
6 35 (3.21%) SaaS
7 23 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
10 14 (1.29%) Apigee
11 12 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.92%) GitHub
13 9 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (0.83%) iPaaS
14 8 (0.73%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.37%) Boomi
16 3 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
17 2 (0.18%) Siri
18 1 (0.092%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.02%) HTTP
2 19 (1.74%) Internet
3 7 (0.64%) WebEx
4 5 (0.46%) FIX Connectivity
5 4 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.28%) AMQP
6 3 (0.28%) Skype
7 1 (0.092%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.092%) Network Security
7 1 (0.092%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (14.60%) NoSQL
2 76 (6.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 75 (6.89%) MongoDB
4 73 (6.70%) Big Data
5 61 (5.60%) Hadoop
6 59 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (5.14%) Relational Database
8 54 (4.96%) SQL Server
9 40 (3.67%) MySQL
10 20 (1.84%) Redis
11 17 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 17 (1.56%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
12 15 (1.38%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.29%) Blockchain
14 13 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (1.19%) HBase
15 12 (1.10%) KDB
16 11 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
17 9 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 143 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 127 (11.66%) Jenkins
3 96 (8.82%) JUnit
4 89 (8.17%) Maven
5 48 (4.41%) Cucumber
6 46 (4.22%) Mockito
7 38 (3.49%) JIRA
8 31 (2.85%) Mocha
9 25 (2.30%) Gradle
10 20 (1.84%) Selenium
11 19 (1.74%) SonarQube
12 18 (1.65%) IntelliJ
13 17 (1.56%) jMock
14 16 (1.47%) GitLab
15 15 (1.38%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.29%) DbUnit
16 14 (1.29%) Subversion
16 14 (1.29%) Vagrant
17 11 (1.01%) TeamCity
18 10 (0.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 385 (35.35%) Finance
2 184 (16.90%) Banking
3 117 (10.74%) Front Office
4 71 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 36 (3.31%) Retail
6 23 (2.11%) Public Sector
7 22 (2.02%) Games
8 17 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.47%) Advertising
10 15 (1.38%) Marketing
11 14 (1.29%) Back Office
12 6 (0.55%) Law
13 5 (0.46%) French Language
14 4 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.28%) German Language
15 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.28%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.18%) Billing
16 2 (0.18%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (38.11%) Spring
2 242 (22.22%) Spring Boot
3 180 (16.53%) React
4 166 (15.24%) Kafka
5 165 (15.15%) Web Services
6 160 (14.69%) REST
7 136 (12.49%) RESTful
8 130 (11.94%) AngularJS
9 129 (11.85%) Node.js
10 96 (8.82%) JMS
11 93 (8.54%) Hibernate
12 63 (5.79%) HTML
13 53 (4.87%) ActiveMQ
14 52 (4.78%) J2EE
15 49 (4.50%) CSS
16 46 (4.22%) Apache Camel
17 39 (3.58%) HTML5
18 35 (3.21%) Vue.js
19 31 (2.85%) Jest
20 29 (2.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (10.84%) Greenfield Project
2 113 (10.38%) Fixed Income
3 96 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 82 (7.53%) Derivative
5 68 (6.24%) Hedge funds
6 59 (5.42%) Algorithms
7 56 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (4.78%) Self-Motivation
9 42 (3.86%) Equities
10 38 (3.49%) Data Structures
11 29 (2.66%) User Experience
12 26 (2.39%) Market Risk
13 23 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.56%) Social Media
15 16 (1.47%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.38%) Cloud Native
17 11 (1.01%) STB
18 10 (0.92%) Mobile App
18 10 (0.92%) Video\Live Streaming
19 9 (0.83%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 97 (8.91%) Linux
2 38 (3.49%) Unix
3 30 (2.75%) Windows
4 14 (1.29%) VMS
5 7 (0.64%) Android
6 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.18%) Android TV
7 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.18%) tvOS
7 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.092%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.092%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 532 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (35.63%) Microservices
3 302 (27.73%) TDD
4 256 (23.51%) Software Engineering
5 193 (17.72%) DevOps
6 151 (13.87%) Fintech
7 126 (11.57%) Multithreading
8 124 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
9 123 (11.29%) BDD
10 118 (10.84%) Test Automation
11 114 (10.47%) OO
12 99 (9.09%) Computer Science
13 93 (8.54%) Asset Management
14 89 (8.17%) Scrum
15 83 (7.62%) Mentoring
16 82 (7.53%) Open Source
16 82 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
17 75 (6.89%) Artificial Intelligence
18 60 (5.51%) Machine Learning
19 59 (5.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,089 (100.00%) Java
2 290 (26.63%) Java 8
3 261 (23.97%) JavaScript
4 194 (17.81%) SQL
5 175 (16.07%) Python
6 121 (11.11%) Kotlin
7 74 (6.80%) Scala
8 57 (5.23%) C#
9 39 (3.58%) TypeScript
10 36 (3.31%) C++
11 35 (3.21%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.74%) R
13 14 (1.29%) ES6
13 14 (1.29%) PHP
13 14 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.19%) C
15 12 (1.10%) Go
16 10 (0.92%) Java 9
17 9 (0.83%) Ruby
18 8 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 101 (9.27%) Degree
2 73 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 61 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 55 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (2.11%) Master's Degree
6 12 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.092%) ISEB
8 1 (0.092%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.092%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.092%) MOS
8 1 (0.092%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.76%) QA
2 9 (0.83%) NIST
3 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.18%) MiFID
3 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.092%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 288 (26.45%) Docker
2 14 (1.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (0.83%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.83%) Postfix
4 5 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.46%) vSphere
5 2 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 242 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 42 (3.86%) Terraform
3 16 (1.47%) Ansible
4 10 (0.92%) Kibana
5 8 (0.73%) Puppet
6 7 (0.64%) Pingdom
7 6 (0.55%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.18%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.18%) Istio
9 2 (0.18%) logstash
10 1 (0.092%) Grafana
10 1 (0.092%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 81 (7.44%) Oracle
2 53 (4.87%) Google
3 12 (1.10%) TIBCO
4 11 (1.01%) Atlassian
5 9 (0.83%) ION Trading
5 9 (0.83%) Solace
6 8 (0.73%) Microsoft
7 7 (0.64%) MuleSoft
8 6 (0.55%) Talend
9 5 (0.46%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.46%) Calypso
9 5 (0.46%) IBM
9 5 (0.46%) Sybase
9 5 (0.46%) VMware
10 4 (0.37%) Dell
10 4 (0.37%) webMethods
11 3 (0.28%) BT
11 3 (0.28%) Facebook
11 3 (0.28%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.28%) Twitter