Period
to 15 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 56 39 39
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,156 3,097 3,837
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.86% 6.04% 6.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 6.37% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,126 3,056 3,530
Median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

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 22,209 48,643 59,938
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.41% 94.87% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18,631 39,862 49,692
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 -14 270 £80,000 +10.34% 102
South London +35 31 £67,500 -3.57% 3
West London -4 22 £67,500 +3.85% 39
East London +25 1 - - 10
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 1,155 (99.91%) Java
2 573 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
3 463 (40.05%) Spring
4 408 (35.29%) Microservices
5 402 (34.78%) Finance
6 352 (30.45%) TDD
7 311 (26.90%) Docker
8 305 (26.38%) Java 8
9 295 (25.52%) Spring Boot
10 294 (25.43%) AWS
11 290 (25.09%) JavaScript
12 251 (21.71%) Kubernetes
13 246 (21.28%) Banking
14 218 (18.86%) Kafka
15 214 (18.51%) SQL
16 207 (17.91%) DevOps
17 202 (17.47%) Software Engineering
18 192 (16.61%) Python
18 192 (16.61%) React
19 170 (14.71%) Fintech
20 162 (14.01%) Multithreading
21 153 (13.24%) Git (software)
21 153 (13.24%) Fixed Income
22 148 (12.80%) Scrum
23 147 (12.72%) Front Office
24 144 (12.46%) Web Services
25 138 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
26 133 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
27 128 (11.07%) NoSQL
28 127 (10.99%) RESTful

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 59 (5.10%) Apache
2 52 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (3.81%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.82%) Confluence
5 19 (1.64%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 15 (1.30%) CMS
8 8 (0.69%) Tornado
9 7 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.26%) Camunda
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.17%) Appian
12 2 (0.17%) Drupal
12 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.087%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.087%) GemFire
13 1 (0.087%) Mule
13 1 (0.087%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (0.61%) InVision
2 7 (0.61%) Sketch
3 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.26%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 294 (25.43%) AWS
2 114 (9.86%) Azure
3 104 (9.00%) GCP
4 64 (5.54%) Serverless
5 47 (4.07%) Apigee
6 39 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
7 36 (3.11%) Amazon ECS
8 24 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (1.99%) SaaS
10 18 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (1.56%) iPaaS
11 13 (1.12%) GitHub
12 12 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
13 10 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (0.78%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.78%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.52%) Amazon Alexa
15 6 (0.52%) Amazon EKS
15 6 (0.52%) Boomi
15 6 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.30%) Internet
2 12 (1.04%) HTTP
3 1 (0.087%) SSH
3 1 (0.087%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (11.94%) PostgreSQL
2 128 (11.07%) NoSQL
3 80 (6.92%) Big Data
4 79 (6.83%) MongoDB
5 73 (6.31%) SQL Server
6 72 (6.23%) Relational Database
7 59 (5.10%) Hadoop
7 59 (5.10%) MySQL
8 51 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (3.11%) Blockchain
10 35 (3.03%) RDBMS
11 30 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
12 25 (2.16%) KDB
13 15 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (1.21%) Hazelcast
15 13 (1.12%) Apache Hive
15 13 (1.12%) Redis
16 10 (0.87%) Apache Ignite
17 9 (0.78%) DB2
17 9 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 153 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 120 (10.38%) Jenkins
3 85 (7.35%) Maven
4 66 (5.71%) JUnit
5 49 (4.24%) Mockito
6 34 (2.94%) JIRA
7 33 (2.85%) Artifactory
8 31 (2.68%) Selenium
9 29 (2.51%) GitLab
10 28 (2.42%) Gradle
11 27 (2.34%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.90%) SonarQube
13 21 (1.82%) IntelliJ
14 16 (1.38%) Subversion
15 13 (1.12%) DbUnit
15 13 (1.12%) jMock
16 9 (0.78%) Vagrant
17 8 (0.69%) Bitbucket
18 7 (0.61%) Cypress.io
18 7 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 402 (34.78%) Finance
2 246 (21.28%) Banking
3 147 (12.72%) Front Office
4 61 (5.28%) Investment Banking
5 56 (4.84%) Retail
6 50 (4.33%) Games
7 32 (2.77%) Public Sector
8 18 (1.56%) Marketing
9 15 (1.30%) Advertising
10 12 (1.04%) Online Betting
11 10 (0.87%) Back Office
11 10 (0.87%) French Language
12 9 (0.78%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.43%) Law
15 3 (0.26%) German Language
16 2 (0.17%) Electronics
16 2 (0.17%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.087%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (40.05%) Spring
2 295 (25.52%) Spring Boot
3 218 (18.86%) Kafka
4 192 (16.61%) React
5 144 (12.46%) Web Services
6 127 (10.99%) RESTful
7 126 (10.90%) Node.js
8 123 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 123 (10.64%) REST
9 111 (9.60%) Hibernate
10 70 (6.06%) JMS
11 67 (5.80%) HTML
12 51 (4.41%) OAuth
13 50 (4.33%) CSS
14 47 (4.07%) gRPC
15 46 (3.98%) ActiveMQ
16 40 (3.46%) RabbitMQ
17 37 (3.20%) GraphQL
18 34 (2.94%) HTML5
19 31 (2.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 153 (13.24%) Fixed Income
2 116 (10.03%) Greenfield Project
3 103 (8.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 77 (6.66%) Algorithms
4 77 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
6 62 (5.36%) Data Structures
7 53 (4.58%) Hedge funds
8 48 (4.15%) Derivative
9 46 (3.98%) Equities
10 30 (2.60%) User Experience
11 28 (2.42%) Mobile App
12 25 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.73%) Bitcoin
13 20 (1.73%) Virtual Team
14 18 (1.56%) Cloud Native
15 17 (1.47%) Social Network
16 14 (1.21%) Online Games
17 13 (1.12%) Media Streaming
17 13 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 93 (8.04%) Linux
2 45 (3.89%) Unix
3 25 (2.16%) Windows
4 9 (0.78%) VMS
5 5 (0.43%) Android
6 3 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.087%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.087%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 573 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (35.29%) Microservices
3 352 (30.45%) TDD
4 207 (17.91%) DevOps
5 202 (17.47%) Software Engineering
6 170 (14.71%) Fintech
7 162 (14.01%) Multithreading
8 148 (12.80%) Scrum
9 133 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
10 125 (10.81%) BDD
11 109 (9.43%) Test Automation
12 99 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
13 84 (7.27%) Electronic Trading
14 77 (6.66%) Open Source
15 75 (6.49%) Mentoring
16 73 (6.31%) Computer Science
16 73 (6.31%) Low Latency
17 72 (6.23%) Asset Management
18 68 (5.88%) Analytics
19 67 (5.80%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,155 (99.91%) Java
2 305 (26.38%) Java 8
3 290 (25.09%) JavaScript
4 214 (18.51%) SQL
5 192 (16.61%) Python
6 114 (9.86%) Kotlin
7 104 (9.00%) Scala
8 77 (6.66%) TypeScript
9 37 (3.20%) C#
10 33 (2.85%) C++
11 28 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.82%) ES6
13 19 (1.64%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.56%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.38%) C
16 11 (0.95%) PHP
16 11 (0.95%) Ruby
17 10 (0.87%) Go
18 9 (0.78%) Clojure
18 9 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 69 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 66 (5.71%) Degree
3 62 (5.36%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.78%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.61%) SANS
8 3 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.087%) MOS
9 1 (0.087%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.087%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.73%) QA
2 18 (1.56%) NIST
3 7 (0.61%) WCAG
4 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.087%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.087%) MiFID
5 1 (0.087%) PMO
5 1 (0.087%) SLA
System Software
1 311 (26.90%) Docker
2 18 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.95%) Postfix
4 6 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.087%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 251 (21.71%) Kubernetes
2 49 (4.24%) Terraform
3 21 (1.82%) Ansible
4 11 (0.95%) Puppet
5 4 (0.35%) Grafana
5 4 (0.35%) Kibana
5 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.35%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.26%) Pingdom
6 3 (0.26%) Rancher
7 2 (0.17%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.087%) logstash
Vendors
1 80 (6.92%) Oracle
2 67 (5.80%) Google
3 19 (1.64%) Solace
4 16 (1.38%) ION Trading
5 15 (1.30%) TIBCO
6 12 (1.04%) MuleSoft
7 11 (0.95%) IBM
7 11 (0.95%) Microsoft
8 10 (0.87%) Sybase
9 9 (0.78%) Guidewire
9 9 (0.78%) Talend
10 6 (0.52%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.52%) webMethods
11 5 (0.43%) BT
11 5 (0.43%) Facebook
11 5 (0.43%) Instagram
11 5 (0.43%) Snapchat
11 5 (0.43%) Twitter
12 4 (0.35%) Pega
12 4 (0.35%) WSO2