Period
to

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 73 46
Rank change year-on-year -48 -27 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 2,283 1,986 1,412
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.26% 4.30% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 4.80% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,331 1,429 1,207
10th Percentile £58,000 £52,500 £50,000
25th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £82,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £133,750 £117,750 £115,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +4.00%

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 64,064 41,358 23,460
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.45% 89.59% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33,842 28,458 19,431
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,222 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £103,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -3 422 £100,000 +11.11% 103
West London -49 35 £70,000 +21.74% 19
East London -20 28 £70,000 -17.65% 15
South London -73 12 £60,000 -17.24%
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, Java Developer job roles required the following 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 2,283 (100.00%) Java
2 1,312 (57.47%) Agile
3 1,106 (48.45%) AWS
4 1,040 (45.55%) Spring
5 917 (40.17%) Microservices
6 900 (39.42%) Finance
7 780 (34.17%) Software Engineering
8 743 (32.54%) Spring Boot
9 713 (31.23%) TDD
10 709 (31.06%) Docker
11 610 (26.72%) CI/CD
12 576 (25.23%) Kafka
13 548 (24.00%) Kubernetes
14 498 (21.81%) JavaScript
15 486 (21.29%) SQL
16 477 (20.89%) React
17 415 (18.18%) Git (software)
18 396 (17.35%) Python
19 395 (17.30%) DevOps
20 378 (16.56%) Azure
21 374 (16.38%) GCP
22 366 (16.03%) REST
23 344 (15.07%) Banking
24 339 (14.85%) Multithreading
25 337 (14.76%) Jenkins
26 336 (14.72%) Social Skills
27 334 (14.63%) Front Office
28 329 (14.41%) NoSQL
29 312 (13.67%) Maven
30 305 (13.36%) 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 41 (1.80%) Apache Solr
2 39 (1.71%) Jetty
2 39 (1.71%) nginx
3 33 (1.45%) Confluence
4 27 (1.18%) Apache
4 27 (1.18%) Apache Spark
5 22 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 17 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
6 17 (0.74%) CMS
7 16 (0.70%) Jupyter
8 13 (0.57%) Ethereum
9 10 (0.44%) WildFly
10 9 (0.39%) MQSeries
11 8 (0.35%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.31%) Apache Pulsar
12 7 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.26%) IIS
14 4 (0.18%) JBoss
14 4 (0.18%) SAS
15 3 (0.13%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (0.22%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.088%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.044%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 16 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (0.57%) Ripple
2 13 (0.57%) Ripple XRP
3 9 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.088%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.044%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.044%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,106 (48.45%) AWS
2 378 (16.56%) Azure
3 374 (16.38%) GCP
4 164 (7.18%) Serverless
5 123 (5.39%) AWS Lambda
6 99 (4.34%) Amazon S3
7 86 (3.77%) OpenShift
8 83 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
9 78 (3.42%) GitHub
10 55 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
11 54 (2.37%) WhatsApp
12 41 (1.80%) Azure Functions
13 40 (1.75%) SaaS
14 32 (1.40%) Amazon ECS
15 30 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
16 24 (1.05%) Slack
17 22 (0.96%) GitHub Actions
17 22 (0.96%) PaaS
18 21 (0.92%) Google Play
19 19 (0.83%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.89%) HTTP
2 36 (1.58%) Internet
3 21 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.48%) Broadband
4 11 (0.48%) Kerberos
5 7 (0.31%) Wireshark
6 5 (0.22%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.22%) SMS
7 4 (0.18%) FTP
7 4 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.18%) Network Security
7 4 (0.18%) SSL
7 4 (0.18%) VoIP
8 3 (0.13%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.088%) 5G
10 1 (0.044%) DNS
10 1 (0.044%) IPFIX
10 1 (0.044%) Multicast
10 1 (0.044%) SD-WAN
10 1 (0.044%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (14.41%) NoSQL
2 239 (10.47%) MongoDB
3 221 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
4 147 (6.44%) Relational Database
5 146 (6.40%) Big Data
6 116 (5.08%) MySQL
7 114 (4.99%) Redis
8 87 (3.81%) Elasticsearch
9 86 (3.77%) Hadoop
10 80 (3.50%) SQL Server
11 79 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 61 (2.67%) RDBMS
13 53 (2.32%) KDB
14 52 (2.28%) Hazelcast
15 34 (1.49%) HBase
16 31 (1.36%) ArangoDB
17 30 (1.31%) OLAP
18 29 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
18 29 (1.27%) DB2
18 29 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 415 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 337 (14.76%) Jenkins
3 312 (13.67%) Maven
4 258 (11.30%) JUnit
5 162 (7.10%) Mockito
6 132 (5.78%) Gradle
7 88 (3.85%) JIRA
8 85 (3.72%) Bitbucket
9 60 (2.63%) IntelliJ
10 56 (2.45%) GitLab
11 53 (2.32%) Eclipse
12 45 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 38 (1.66%) Sonatype Nexus
14 33 (1.45%) Ant
15 31 (1.36%) Apache Ivy
15 31 (1.36%) Concordion
16 29 (1.27%) Selenium
17 24 (1.05%) webpack
18 22 (0.96%) JMeter
19 21 (0.92%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 900 (39.42%) Finance
2 344 (15.07%) Banking
3 336 (14.72%) Social Skills
4 334 (14.63%) Front Office
5 118 (5.17%) Games
6 98 (4.29%) Investment Banking
7 90 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
8 84 (3.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 67 (2.93%) Telecoms
10 59 (2.58%) Public Sector
11 51 (2.23%) Financial Institution
12 40 (1.75%) Advertising
13 31 (1.36%) Automotive
14 28 (1.23%) Marketing
15 25 (1.10%) Legal
16 22 (0.96%) Manufacturing
17 18 (0.79%) Retail
18 16 (0.70%) Local Government
19 13 (0.57%) Back Office
20 11 (0.48%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,040 (45.55%) Spring
2 743 (32.54%) Spring Boot
3 576 (25.23%) Kafka
4 477 (20.89%) React
5 366 (16.03%) REST
6 305 (13.36%) RESTful
7 253 (11.08%) AngularJS
8 197 (8.63%) Hibernate
9 191 (8.37%) gRPC
10 145 (6.35%) Node.js
11 141 (6.18%) HTML
12 137 (6.00%) Web Services
13 112 (4.91%) RabbitMQ
14 109 (4.77%) Apache Camel
15 108 (4.73%) GraphQL
16 107 (4.69%) CSS
16 107 (4.69%) JPA
17 106 (4.64%) JMS
18 94 (4.12%) Protocol Buffers
19 89 (3.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 248 (10.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 228 (9.99%) Hedge funds
3 187 (8.19%) Fixed Income
4 179 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
5 155 (6.79%) Derivative
6 141 (6.18%) Equities
7 84 (3.68%) Social Network
8 80 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
9 77 (3.37%) Algorithms
10 71 (3.11%) Social Media
11 70 (3.07%) Hackathon
12 65 (2.85%) Video\Live Streaming
13 62 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
14 61 (2.67%) Public Cloud
15 58 (2.54%) Blockchain
15 58 (2.54%) User Experience
16 52 (2.28%) Data Structures
17 48 (2.10%) Blog
18 41 (1.80%) Cloud Native
19 39 (1.71%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 252 (11.04%) Linux
2 125 (5.48%) Unix
3 45 (1.97%) Android
4 31 (1.36%) Windows
5 24 (1.05%) Mac OS X
6 23 (1.01%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.57%) CentOS
8 8 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.044%) MVS
9 1 (0.044%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,312 (57.47%) Agile
2 917 (40.17%) Microservices
3 780 (34.17%) Software Engineering
4 713 (31.23%) TDD
5 610 (26.72%) CI/CD
6 395 (17.30%) DevOps
7 339 (14.85%) Multithreading
8 277 (12.13%) Low Latency
9 273 (11.96%) Full Stack Development
10 272 (11.91%) Asset Management
11 269 (11.78%) Investment Management
12 240 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
12 240 (10.51%) Scrum
13 239 (10.47%) BDD
14 238 (10.42%) OO
15 231 (10.12%) Mentoring
16 228 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
17 209 (9.15%) Event-Driven
18 205 (8.98%) Test Automation
19 201 (8.80%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 2,283 (100.00%) Java
2 498 (21.81%) JavaScript
3 486 (21.29%) SQL
4 396 (17.35%) Python
5 267 (11.70%) TypeScript
6 186 (8.15%) Kotlin
7 105 (4.60%) Scala
8 92 (4.03%) Go
9 65 (2.85%) C#
10 44 (1.93%) C
11 42 (1.84%) Shell Script
12 41 (1.80%) Groovy
13 36 (1.58%) C++
14 20 (0.88%) Bash
15 19 (0.83%) R
16 18 (0.79%) PL/SQL
17 13 (0.57%) Clojure
18 12 (0.53%) Apple Swift
18 12 (0.53%) Ruby
19 9 (0.39%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 132 (5.78%) Degree
2 45 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
4 20 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.044%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.044%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.044%) OCMJD
5 1 (0.044%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.044%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (11.26%) QA
2 23 (1.01%) EMIR
3 13 (0.57%) MiFID
4 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.044%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.044%) Solvency II
System Software
1 709 (31.06%) Docker
2 44 (1.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 10 (0.44%) GridGain
4 7 (0.31%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.088%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 548 (24.00%) Kubernetes
2 220 (9.64%) Terraform
3 60 (2.63%) Ansible
4 17 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
5 16 (0.70%) Istio
6 15 (0.66%) Puppet
7 9 (0.39%) Kibana
8 6 (0.26%) Grafana
8 6 (0.26%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.13%) Rancher
10 2 (0.088%) logstash
11 1 (0.044%) Consul
11 1 (0.044%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.044%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 156 (6.83%) Oracle
2 129 (5.65%) Google
3 84 (3.68%) Microsoft
4 47 (2.06%) Snapchat
5 42 (1.84%) Splunk
6 31 (1.36%) Cisco
7 22 (0.96%) Sybase
8 20 (0.88%) Twitter
9 16 (0.70%) Civica
10 13 (0.57%) Hitachi
11 12 (0.53%) Atlassian
11 12 (0.53%) Solace
12 11 (0.48%) Brandwatch
12 11 (0.48%) Sun
13 9 (0.39%) IBM
14 7 (0.31%) TIBCO
15 5 (0.22%) Apple
15 5 (0.22%) Instagram
15 5 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
16 4 (0.18%) ForgeRock