Period
to 23 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 38 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 3,029 3,779 4,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.04% 6.06% 6.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.37% 6.36% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,724 3,291 3,505
London median annual salary £75,000 £68,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £99,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% 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 47,563 59,439 66,858
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.33% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38,510 48,615 55,449
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,375 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.19% +2.75% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -15 749 £72,500 +3.57% 187
West London +2 122 £62,500 +4.17% 78
South London -20 39 £65,000 +4.00% 15
East London +6 8 £60,000 +20.00% 25
North London -19 2 £56,250 +28.57% 4
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 3,029 (100.00%) Java
2 1,515 (50.02%) Agile Software Development
3 1,193 (39.39%) Spring
4 1,118 (36.91%) Microservices
5 1,032 (34.07%) Finance
6 754 (24.89%) TDD
7 719 (23.74%) AWS
8 708 (23.37%) Java 8
9 663 (21.89%) SQL
10 646 (21.33%) Spring Boot
11 627 (20.70%) JavaScript
12 617 (20.37%) Software Engineering
13 547 (18.06%) Docker
14 517 (17.07%) Web Services
15 486 (16.04%) Python
16 432 (14.26%) DevOps
17 409 (13.50%) Banking
18 402 (13.27%) Kubernetes
19 381 (12.58%) Fintech
19 381 (12.58%) React
20 380 (12.55%) OO
21 377 (12.45%) Git (software)
22 370 (12.22%) Front Office
23 368 (12.15%) Scrum
24 366 (12.08%) J2EE
25 350 (11.55%) AngularJS
26 347 (11.46%) RESTful
27 345 (11.39%) BDD
28 340 (11.22%) REST
29 336 (11.09%) 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
1 121 (3.99%) Apache Spark
2 73 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 44 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 38 (1.25%) Apache
6 34 (1.12%) Confluence
7 24 (0.79%) CMS
8 23 (0.76%) Mule
9 22 (0.73%) ArcGIS
9 22 (0.73%) Oracle Spatial
10 20 (0.66%) WebSphere
11 18 (0.59%) JBoss
12 13 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
13 12 (0.40%) Red Hat Fuse
14 11 (0.36%) Anypoint
14 11 (0.36%) MQSeries
15 10 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.30%) Apache Solr
17 7 (0.23%) Camunda
17 7 (0.23%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.066%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.033%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (0.69%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
3 4 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.099%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.099%) Magento
4 3 (0.099%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.099%) StreamServe
5 1 (0.033%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.033%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.033%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 719 (23.74%) AWS
2 150 (4.95%) Azure
3 121 (3.99%) GCP
4 92 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
5 86 (2.84%) Amazon S3
6 80 (2.64%) SaaS
7 71 (2.34%) Amazon SQS
8 52 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
9 46 (1.52%) Serverless
10 36 (1.19%) GitHub
10 36 (1.19%) OpenShift
11 34 (1.12%) AWS Fargate
12 31 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
13 24 (0.79%) PaaS
14 21 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.33%) IaaS
16 9 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
16 9 (0.30%) Boomi
16 9 (0.30%) Slack
17 8 (0.26%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.02%) HTTP
2 10 (0.33%) AMQP
2 10 (0.33%) FIX Connectivity
2 10 (0.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.26%) Internet
4 4 (0.13%) Ethernet
4 4 (0.13%) Multicast
5 3 (0.099%) 3GPP
5 3 (0.099%) ATM
6 2 (0.066%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.066%) SSL
7 1 (0.033%) Broadband
7 1 (0.033%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.033%) Network Security
7 1 (0.033%) SAN
7 1 (0.033%) Skype
7 1 (0.033%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (8.85%) Big Data
2 247 (8.15%) NoSQL
3 240 (7.92%) Relational Database
4 216 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
5 155 (5.12%) MySQL
6 131 (4.32%) SQL Server
7 100 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 90 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 90 (2.97%) RDBMS
9 84 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 59 (1.95%) Redis
11 56 (1.85%) Amazon Aurora
12 44 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
13 41 (1.35%) Blockchain
14 39 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
15 36 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
16 30 (0.99%) Apache Hive
17 22 (0.73%) GIS
18 21 (0.69%) Oracle Database
19 19 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 377 (12.45%) Git (software)
2 323 (10.66%) Jenkins
3 219 (7.23%) Maven
4 212 (7.00%) JUnit
5 84 (2.77%) Mockito
6 77 (2.54%) JIRA
7 69 (2.28%) Gradle
8 65 (2.15%) Cucumber
9 64 (2.11%) Subversion
10 57 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 47 (1.55%) SonarQube
12 44 (1.45%) Selenium
13 43 (1.42%) RStudio
14 42 (1.39%) GitLab
15 39 (1.29%) Bitbucket
16 38 (1.25%) TeamCity
17 30 (0.99%) DbUnit
17 30 (0.99%) Travis CI
18 29 (0.96%) Eclipse
19 25 (0.83%) jMock
General
1 1,032 (34.07%) Finance
2 409 (13.50%) Banking
3 370 (12.22%) Front Office
4 174 (5.74%) Retail
5 141 (4.66%) Investment Banking
6 104 (3.43%) Games
7 86 (2.84%) Marketing
8 75 (2.48%) Public Sector
9 68 (2.24%) Back Office
10 53 (1.75%) Financial Institution
11 33 (1.09%) Telecoms
12 25 (0.83%) Advertising
13 13 (0.43%) Law
14 11 (0.36%) Electronics
15 9 (0.30%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.26%) French Language
17 7 (0.23%) Billing
17 7 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.20%) Publishing
19 5 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,193 (39.39%) Spring
2 646 (21.33%) Spring Boot
3 517 (17.07%) Web Services
4 381 (12.58%) React
5 366 (12.08%) J2EE
6 350 (11.55%) AngularJS
7 347 (11.46%) RESTful
8 340 (11.22%) REST
9 273 (9.01%) HTML
10 262 (8.65%) Hibernate
11 247 (8.15%) Kafka
12 233 (7.69%) Node.js
13 225 (7.43%) CSS
14 116 (3.83%) JSON
15 113 (3.73%) SOAP
16 112 (3.70%) XML
17 108 (3.57%) JMS
18 106 (3.50%) HTML5
19 100 (3.30%) J2SE
20 98 (3.24%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 249 (8.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 239 (7.89%) Derivative
3 225 (7.43%) Fixed Income
4 209 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
5 198 (6.54%) Equities
6 184 (6.07%) Algorithms
7 168 (5.55%) Data Structures
8 139 (4.59%) Hedge funds
9 115 (3.80%) User Experience
10 97 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
11 96 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
12 67 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
13 54 (1.78%) iPad
14 47 (1.55%) Pricing Data
15 45 (1.49%) Mobile App
16 41 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
17 34 (1.12%) Reference Data
18 27 (0.89%) Online Games
19 24 (0.79%) Credit Risk
20 23 (0.76%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 318 (10.50%) Linux
2 124 (4.09%) Unix
3 59 (1.95%) Windows
4 56 (1.85%) Android
5 37 (1.22%) CentOS
6 32 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.13%) Debian
11 3 (0.099%) Solaris
12 2 (0.066%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.066%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.066%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,515 (50.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1,118 (36.91%) Microservices
3 754 (24.89%) TDD
4 617 (20.37%) Software Engineering
5 432 (14.26%) DevOps
6 381 (12.58%) Fintech
7 380 (12.55%) OO
8 368 (12.15%) Scrum
9 345 (11.39%) BDD
10 336 (11.09%) Continuous Integration
11 334 (11.03%) Computer Science
12 311 (10.27%) Multithreading
13 252 (8.32%) Asset Management
14 218 (7.20%) E-Commerce
15 205 (6.77%) Analytics
16 198 (6.54%) Continuous Delivery
17 197 (6.50%) SOA
18 195 (6.44%) Low Latency
19 182 (6.01%) Pair Programming
20 169 (5.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3,029 (100.00%) Java
2 708 (23.37%) Java 8
3 663 (21.89%) SQL
4 627 (20.70%) JavaScript
5 486 (16.04%) Python
6 258 (8.52%) C#
7 177 (5.84%) Scala
8 168 (5.55%) Kotlin
9 160 (5.28%) R
10 124 (4.09%) C++
11 56 (1.85%) Groovy
12 45 (1.49%) Ruby
13 43 (1.42%) Shell Script
14 42 (1.39%) PHP
15 41 (1.35%) TypeScript
16 37 (1.22%) Java 9
17 34 (1.12%) C
18 30 (0.99%) PL/SQL
19 28 (0.92%) Bash Shell
20 26 (0.86%) ES6
Qualifications
1 328 (10.83%) Degree
2 160 (5.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 37 (1.22%) Master's Degree
5 33 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 26 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (0.46%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.36%) PhD
9 5 (0.17%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.066%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.066%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.066%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (1.72%) QA
2 8 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.066%) PMO
4 1 (0.033%) Data Quality
System Software
1 547 (18.06%) Docker
2 13 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.36%) vSphere
4 9 (0.30%) Postfix
5 4 (0.13%) HDFS
6 1 (0.033%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.033%) Varnish
6 1 (0.033%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 402 (13.27%) Kubernetes
2 70 (2.31%) Ansible
3 48 (1.58%) Terraform
4 35 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (0.99%) Puppet
6 11 (0.36%) Istio
7 10 (0.33%) Grafana
7 10 (0.33%) Prometheus
8 9 (0.30%) Rancher
9 8 (0.26%) Kibana
10 6 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.17%) Control-M
11 5 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.066%) logstash
13 1 (0.033%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.033%) Consul
Vendors
1 270 (8.91%) Oracle
2 69 (2.28%) Google
3 60 (1.98%) Sybase
4 50 (1.65%) SAP
5 45 (1.49%) Adobe
6 43 (1.42%) TIBCO
7 36 (1.19%) MuleSoft
8 27 (0.89%) Microsoft
8 27 (0.89%) Red Hat
9 25 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (0.73%) ESRI
10 22 (0.73%) hybris
11 15 (0.50%) Demandware
12 13 (0.43%) Facebook
13 11 (0.36%) VMware
14 10 (0.33%) ION Trading
15 9 (0.30%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.30%) Bloomberg
15 9 (0.30%) Dell
15 9 (0.30%) Talend