Period
to 25 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 54 43
Rank change year-on-year -21 -11 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 2,036 1,185 3,068
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.98% 4.92% 6.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 5.26% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,483 1,044 2,759
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £47,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +11.11%
75th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £125,000 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +8.33%

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 46,725 22,526 48,236
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.26% 93.49% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32,370 19,116 39,494
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £101,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -9 325 £95,000 +15.15% 174
West London -31 58 £65,000 -3.70% 61
South London -28 28 £80,000 +18.52% 9
East London -23 16 £70,000 - 41
North London - 4 £47,500 - 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 2,036 (100.00%) Java
2 1,050 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
3 941 (46.22%) Spring
4 884 (43.42%) Microservices
5 690 (33.89%) Finance
6 665 (32.66%) AWS
7 613 (30.11%) Spring Boot
8 599 (29.42%) TDD
9 549 (26.96%) Docker
10 471 (23.13%) CI/CD
11 463 (22.74%) Software Engineering
12 439 (21.56%) Kubernetes
13 437 (21.46%) DevOps
13 437 (21.46%) JavaScript
14 423 (20.78%) SQL
15 407 (19.99%) Java 8
16 400 (19.65%) React
17 381 (18.71%) Full Stack Development
18 375 (18.42%) Git (software)
19 363 (17.83%) Kafka
20 355 (17.44%) REST
21 353 (17.34%) Banking
22 352 (17.29%) Python
23 346 (16.99%) Azure
24 314 (15.42%) Social Skills
25 304 (14.93%) GCP
26 297 (14.59%) Jenkins
27 267 (13.11%) BDD
28 266 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
29 261 (12.82%) 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 55 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (1.67%) Apache Spark
3 32 (1.57%) Apache
4 27 (1.33%) Apache Solr
4 27 (1.33%) Confluence
5 21 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 16 (0.79%) MQSeries
7 15 (0.74%) Jetty
8 9 (0.44%) JBoss
9 7 (0.34%) Apache Pulsar
9 7 (0.34%) Camunda
9 7 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
9 7 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.29%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.20%) Apache TomEE
11 4 (0.20%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.15%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.15%) IIS
12 3 (0.15%) nginx
12 3 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
2 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.049%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.049%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.049%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 665 (32.66%) AWS
2 346 (16.99%) Azure
3 304 (14.93%) GCP
4 148 (7.27%) Serverless
5 100 (4.91%) AWS Lambda
6 73 (3.59%) GitHub
7 63 (3.09%) OpenShift
8 62 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
9 54 (2.65%) Amazon ECS
9 54 (2.65%) SaaS
10 38 (1.87%) Google Play
11 37 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (1.57%) Amazon S3
13 29 (1.42%) Azure Functions
14 28 (1.38%) PaaS
15 17 (0.83%) IaaS
16 14 (0.69%) CloudBees
17 12 (0.59%) Firebase
18 11 (0.54%) AWS KMS
18 11 (0.54%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.44%) HTTP
2 24 (1.18%) Broadband
3 17 (0.83%) Internet
4 12 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.44%) VoIP
6 8 (0.39%) AMQP
7 7 (0.34%) 5G
8 5 (0.25%) SMS
9 2 (0.098%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.098%) Firewall
9 2 (0.098%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.098%) NFC
9 2 (0.098%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.098%) SMPP
9 2 (0.098%) VPN
10 1 (0.049%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.049%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (10.76%) NoSQL
2 200 (9.82%) Relational Database
3 178 (8.74%) PostgreSQL
4 161 (7.91%) MongoDB
5 144 (7.07%) MySQL
6 135 (6.63%) Big Data
7 95 (4.67%) Redis
8 93 (4.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 69 (3.39%) SQL Server
10 66 (3.24%) Hadoop
11 64 (3.14%) Blockchain
12 60 (2.95%) RDBMS
13 49 (2.41%) Hazelcast
14 34 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
15 32 (1.57%) DB2
16 28 (1.38%) Amazon Athena
17 26 (1.28%) Oracle Database
18 24 (1.18%) KDB
19 18 (0.88%) Flink
20 15 (0.74%) HBase
Development Applications
1 375 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 297 (14.59%) Jenkins
3 225 (11.05%) Maven
4 216 (10.61%) JUnit
5 125 (6.14%) Mockito
6 111 (5.45%) Gradle
7 63 (3.09%) JIRA
8 62 (3.05%) Bitbucket
9 33 (1.62%) Eclipse
10 32 (1.57%) Cucumber
11 28 (1.38%) Mercurial
11 28 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 28 (1.38%) TeamCity
12 25 (1.23%) IntelliJ
13 18 (0.88%) Bitbucket Server
14 17 (0.83%) Artifactory
15 16 (0.79%) Ant
16 15 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (0.74%) Jasmine
17 14 (0.69%) GitLab
General
1 690 (33.89%) Finance
2 353 (17.34%) Banking
3 314 (15.42%) Social Skills
4 203 (9.97%) Front Office
5 127 (6.24%) Investment Banking
6 105 (5.16%) Games
7 92 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
8 80 (3.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 47 (2.31%) Public Sector
10 46 (2.26%) Financial Institution
11 44 (2.16%) Advertising
12 36 (1.77%) Telecoms
13 32 (1.57%) Retail
14 28 (1.38%) Back Office
15 25 (1.23%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.88%) Legal
16 18 (0.88%) Manufacturing
17 16 (0.79%) Marketing
18 13 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 941 (46.22%) Spring
2 613 (30.11%) Spring Boot
3 400 (19.65%) React
4 363 (17.83%) Kafka
5 355 (17.44%) REST
6 261 (12.82%) RESTful
7 246 (12.08%) AngularJS
8 204 (10.02%) Hibernate
9 171 (8.40%) Web Services
10 152 (7.47%) HTML
11 150 (7.37%) Node.js
12 111 (5.45%) CSS
12 111 (5.45%) JSON
13 109 (5.35%) JMS
14 89 (4.37%) gRPC
15 86 (4.22%) XML
16 85 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
17 77 (3.78%) JAX-RS
18 75 (3.68%) Spring MVC
19 74 (3.63%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 177 (8.69%) Greenfield Project
2 150 (7.37%) Derivative
3 133 (6.53%) Hedge funds
4 131 (6.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 125 (6.14%) Algorithms
6 111 (5.45%) Fixed Income
7 109 (5.35%) Data Structures
8 91 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
9 88 (4.32%) Equities
10 56 (2.75%) Mobile App
11 55 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
12 52 (2.55%) Public Cloud
13 43 (2.11%) Cloud Native
14 41 (2.01%) Social Media
14 41 (2.01%) Social Network
15 29 (1.42%) User Experience
15 29 (1.42%) Virtual Team
16 28 (1.38%) Pricing Data
17 25 (1.23%) Video\Live Streaming
18 24 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 146 (7.17%) Linux
2 86 (4.22%) Unix
3 65 (3.19%) Android
4 48 (2.36%) Windows
5 23 (1.13%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.098%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.098%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,050 (51.57%) Agile Software Development
2 884 (43.42%) Microservices
3 599 (29.42%) TDD
4 471 (23.13%) CI/CD
5 463 (22.74%) Software Engineering
6 437 (21.46%) DevOps
7 381 (18.71%) Full Stack Development
8 267 (13.11%) BDD
9 266 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
10 258 (12.67%) Fintech
10 258 (12.67%) Multithreading
11 234 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
12 219 (10.76%) Asset Management
13 214 (10.51%) Scrum
14 190 (9.33%) Analytics
15 178 (8.74%) Test Automation
16 177 (8.69%) OO
17 163 (8.01%) Low Latency
18 149 (7.32%) Investment Management
19 148 (7.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,036 (100.00%) Java
2 437 (21.46%) JavaScript
3 423 (20.78%) SQL
4 407 (19.99%) Java 8
5 352 (17.29%) Python
6 193 (9.48%) Kotlin
7 166 (8.15%) Java 11
8 128 (6.29%) TypeScript
9 109 (5.35%) Scala
10 73 (3.59%) C#
11 63 (3.09%) Groovy
12 58 (2.85%) C++
13 46 (2.26%) Bash
14 44 (2.16%) Go
15 30 (1.47%) C
16 18 (0.88%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.59%) Perl
18 11 (0.54%) R
18 11 (0.54%) Ruby
19 10 (0.49%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 198 (9.72%) Degree
2 69 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 48 (2.36%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.098%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.098%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.098%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.049%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.049%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.049%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.049%) OCP
8 1 (0.049%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (8.45%) QA
2 16 (0.79%) MiFID
3 14 (0.69%) EMIR
4 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.15%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 2 (0.098%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.049%) GDPR
7 1 (0.049%) PMO
7 1 (0.049%) SEPA
7 1 (0.049%) SLA
System Software
1 549 (26.96%) Docker
2 22 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 15 (0.74%) Postfix
4 2 (0.098%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.049%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 439 (21.56%) Kubernetes
2 187 (9.18%) Terraform
3 53 (2.60%) Ansible
4 31 (1.52%) Prometheus
5 30 (1.47%) Grafana
6 28 (1.38%) Puppet
7 10 (0.49%) Rancher
7 10 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.15%) Kibana
8 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.098%) Control-M
9 2 (0.098%) Istio
9 2 (0.098%) Oozie
10 1 (0.049%) collectd
10 1 (0.049%) Consul
10 1 (0.049%) Fluentd
10 1 (0.049%) logstash
Vendors
1 136 (6.68%) Oracle
2 122 (5.99%) Google
3 61 (3.00%) Microsoft
4 25 (1.23%) Atlassian
5 23 (1.13%) Sybase
6 22 (1.08%) Solace
7 17 (0.83%) MuleSoft
8 16 (0.79%) TIBCO
9 15 (0.74%) Splunk
10 13 (0.64%) Bloomberg
11 12 (0.59%) Apple
11 12 (0.59%) IBM
12 11 (0.54%) Civica
12 11 (0.54%) Snapchat
13 8 (0.39%) Cisco
14 6 (0.29%) Reuters
14 6 (0.29%) Twitter
15 4 (0.20%) Guidewire
15 4 (0.20%) Sencha
15 4 (0.20%) WSO2