Period
to 21 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 41 40
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 3,463 4,143 4,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.70% 5.92% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.98% 6.18% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,009 3,510 3,713
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 57,933 67,019 65,901
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 95.73% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 47,272 55,389 55,692
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +1 987 £72,500 +7.41% 279
West London -1 90 £65,000 +18.18% 84
South London +19 65 £62,500 +13.64% 16
North London +6 11 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East London -9 11 £50,000 -16.67% 28
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 3,462 (99.97%) Java
2 1,703 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
3 1,356 (39.16%) Spring
4 1,154 (33.32%) Finance
5 988 (28.53%) Microservices
6 921 (26.60%) Java 8
7 879 (25.38%) TDD
8 728 (21.02%) Software Engineering
9 708 (20.44%) SQL
10 642 (18.54%) JavaScript
11 614 (17.73%) Docker
12 600 (17.33%) Banking
13 533 (15.39%) Spring Boot
14 529 (15.28%) REST
15 512 (14.78%) Linux
16 491 (14.18%) Degree
17 470 (13.57%) RESTful
18 469 (13.54%) Computer Science
19 465 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
20 444 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
21 424 (12.24%) AngularJS
22 421 (12.16%) Python
23 419 (12.10%) Hibernate
24 403 (11.64%) Multithreading
25 401 (11.58%) Web Services
25 401 (11.58%) Oracle
26 399 (11.52%) Jenkins
27 398 (11.49%) DevOps
28 392 (11.32%) Scrum
29 384 (11.09%) Fintech

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
1 187 (5.40%) Elasticsearch
2 136 (3.93%) Tomcat
3 121 (3.49%) Apache Spark
4 93 (2.69%) Apache
5 74 (2.14%) WebSphere
6 71 (2.05%) JBoss
7 49 (1.41%) Confluence
8 48 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 37 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
10 30 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 20 (0.58%) IIS
11 20 (0.58%) WordPress
12 19 (0.55%) Apache Solr
12 19 (0.55%) CMS
13 18 (0.52%) GlassFish
14 16 (0.46%) Jetty
15 13 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
16 11 (0.32%) Apache TomEE
17 10 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.058%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 44 (1.27%) thinkFolio
2 10 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.26%) Temenos T24
4 6 (0.17%) Front Arena
4 6 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.14%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.058%) Fredhopper
7 2 (0.058%) Magento
7 2 (0.058%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.058%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.029%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.029%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.029%) LongView
8 1 (0.029%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 465 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 142 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 99 (2.86%) GitHub
5 71 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
6 63 (1.82%) SaaS
7 55 (1.59%) Amazon S3
8 54 (1.56%) PaaS
9 50 (1.44%) Serverless
10 43 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 41 (1.18%) OpenShift
12 38 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 37 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
14 30 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
15 12 (0.35%) Slack
16 9 (0.26%) Apigee
16 9 (0.26%) IaaS
17 8 (0.23%) CloudFront
17 8 (0.23%) npm
18 7 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.25%) HTTP
2 66 (1.91%) Internet
3 23 (0.66%) AMQP
4 9 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.23%) FTP
6 7 (0.20%) DNS
6 7 (0.20%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.17%) Firewall
7 6 (0.17%) STUN
7 6 (0.17%) VoIP
8 3 (0.087%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.087%) Broadband
8 3 (0.087%) SMPP
8 3 (0.087%) SMS
8 3 (0.087%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.087%) Wireless
9 2 (0.058%) ATM
9 2 (0.058%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.058%) Intranet
9 2 (0.058%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (8.75%) NoSQL
2 280 (8.09%) Big Data
3 219 (6.32%) MySQL
4 202 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 195 (5.63%) SQL Server
6 182 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 152 (4.39%) Hadoop
8 149 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 146 (4.22%) MongoDB
10 84 (2.43%) HBase
11 80 (2.31%) Redis
12 75 (2.17%) RDBMS
13 57 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
14 54 (1.56%) Blockchain
15 34 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
16 25 (0.72%) Neo4j
17 24 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
18 23 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 23 (0.66%) KDB
18 23 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 399 (11.52%) Jenkins
2 371 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 356 (10.28%) Maven
4 233 (6.73%) JUnit
5 195 (5.63%) Gradle
6 149 (4.30%) Cucumber
7 134 (3.87%) Selenium
8 127 (3.67%) JIRA
9 90 (2.60%) Subversion
10 84 (2.43%) TeamCity
11 79 (2.28%) Ant
12 67 (1.93%) Mockito
13 55 (1.59%) Eclipse
14 44 (1.27%) Bitbucket
15 40 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 39 (1.13%) SonarQube
17 37 (1.07%) IntelliJ
18 35 (1.01%) Bitbucket Server
19 32 (0.92%) TestNG
19 32 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 1,154 (33.32%) Finance
2 600 (17.33%) Banking
3 274 (7.91%) Front Office
4 219 (6.32%) Games
5 146 (4.22%) Investment Banking
6 91 (2.63%) Retail
7 71 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 54 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 54 (1.56%) Marketing
9 47 (1.36%) Advertising
9 47 (1.36%) Law
10 39 (1.13%) Back Office
11 20 (0.58%) Automotive
11 20 (0.58%) Publishing
12 16 (0.46%) Legal
13 14 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.29%) Online Betting
14 10 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.23%) Billing
16 6 (0.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,356 (39.16%) Spring
2 533 (15.39%) Spring Boot
3 529 (15.28%) REST
4 470 (13.57%) RESTful
5 424 (12.24%) AngularJS
6 419 (12.10%) Hibernate
7 401 (11.58%) Web Services
8 315 (9.10%) HTML
9 259 (7.48%) Kafka
10 256 (7.39%) React
11 249 (7.19%) J2EE
12 225 (6.50%) CSS
13 196 (5.66%) XML
14 185 (5.34%) Java EE
15 173 (5.00%) JMS
16 157 (4.53%) Node.js
17 129 (3.73%) Spring MVC
18 128 (3.70%) SOAP
19 120 (3.47%) HTML5
20 116 (3.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 384 (11.09%) Fintech
2 317 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
3 221 (6.38%) Algorithms
4 218 (6.30%) Derivative
5 207 (5.98%) Fixed Income
6 186 (5.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 140 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
7 140 (4.04%) Data Structures
8 139 (4.01%) Equities
9 110 (3.18%) Hedge funds
10 88 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
11 79 (2.28%) User Experience
12 73 (2.11%) Management Information System
13 66 (1.91%) Mobile App
14 62 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
15 50 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
16 37 (1.07%) Credit Risk
17 33 (0.95%) Cloud Native
18 19 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
18 19 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 512 (14.78%) Linux
2 191 (5.52%) Unix
3 66 (1.91%) Android
4 53 (1.53%) Windows
5 34 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 31 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 24 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.58%) openSUSE
9 17 (0.49%) CentOS
10 15 (0.43%) Debian
11 6 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.14%) Solaris
13 4 (0.12%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.12%) Fedora
13 4 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.12%) SUSE
14 1 (0.029%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,703 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 988 (28.53%) Microservices
3 879 (25.38%) TDD
4 728 (21.02%) Software Engineering
5 469 (13.54%) Computer Science
6 444 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 403 (11.64%) Multithreading
8 398 (11.49%) DevOps
9 392 (11.32%) Scrum
10 345 (9.96%) OO
11 342 (9.88%) BDD
12 323 (9.33%) Test Automation
13 249 (7.19%) Low Latency
14 231 (6.67%) MVC
15 223 (6.44%) Mathematics
16 220 (6.35%) Open Source
17 216 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
18 208 (6.01%) Continuous Delivery
19 192 (5.54%) SDLC
20 186 (5.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3,462 (99.97%) Java
2 921 (26.60%) Java 8
3 708 (20.44%) SQL
4 642 (18.54%) JavaScript
5 421 (12.16%) Python
6 270 (7.80%) C#
7 230 (6.64%) Scala
8 183 (5.28%) C++
9 100 (2.89%) Kotlin
10 98 (2.83%) Groovy
11 95 (2.74%) Perl
12 59 (1.70%) Bash Shell
13 58 (1.67%) TypeScript
14 57 (1.65%) PHP
15 54 (1.56%) Go
16 52 (1.50%) C
17 51 (1.47%) PL/SQL
17 51 (1.47%) R
18 42 (1.21%) Java 9
19 40 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 491 (14.18%) Degree
2 149 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 44 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
5 33 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.64%) PhD
7 15 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.38%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.17%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.087%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.058%) OCP
11 2 (0.058%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.029%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.029%) ISEB
12 1 (0.029%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.029%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (5.40%) QA
2 26 (0.75%) MiFID
3 18 (0.52%) GDPR
4 7 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.17%) EMIR
6 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.087%) PSD2
8 2 (0.058%) IFRS
8 2 (0.058%) TickIT
System Software
1 614 (17.73%) Docker
2 46 (1.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 28 (0.81%) HDFS
4 20 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.29%) vSphere
6 5 (0.14%) GridGain
6 5 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.087%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 373 (10.77%) Kubernetes
2 129 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
3 127 (3.67%) Puppet
4 122 (3.52%) Ansible
5 71 (2.05%) Terraform
6 33 (0.95%) Grafana
7 30 (0.87%) Prometheus
8 21 (0.61%) Salt
9 17 (0.49%) Rancher
10 16 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
11 10 (0.29%) Kibana
12 7 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.20%) logstash
13 5 (0.14%) Graphite
14 4 (0.12%) HP Fortify
15 3 (0.087%) Istio
16 2 (0.058%) Control-M
17 1 (0.029%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 401 (11.58%) Oracle
2 82 (2.37%) Google
3 46 (1.33%) TIBCO
4 44 (1.27%) Charles River
5 42 (1.21%) Red Hat
6 32 (0.92%) Sybase
7 22 (0.64%) SAP
7 22 (0.64%) Solace
8 21 (0.61%) Adobe
9 20 (0.58%) SaltStack
10 19 (0.55%) Splunk
11 18 (0.52%) IBM
11 18 (0.52%) Microsoft
12 17 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.40%) Terracotta
14 13 (0.38%) Software AG
15 12 (0.35%) NVIDIA
16 10 (0.29%) Dynatrace
16 10 (0.29%) Siebel
16 10 (0.29%) VMware