Period
to 12 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 39 38
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 3,187 4,069 4,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.94% 6.12% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 6.41% 6.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,865 3,559 3,434
London median annual salary £75,000 £68,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,850 £42,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £95,000
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 50,935 63,444 70,278
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.35% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 41,465 52,027 55,724
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.44% +0.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,625
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -13 854 £73,500 +5.00% 252
West London -4 116 £70,000 +27.27% 68
South London -20 37 £57,500 -8.00% 13
East London -7 5 £120,000 +140.00% 32
North London -12 2 £56,250 +25.00% 3
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 3,186 (99.97%) Java
2 1,678 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1,281 (40.19%) Microservices
4 1,277 (40.07%) Spring
5 1,156 (36.27%) Finance
6 849 (26.64%) Java 8
7 838 (26.29%) TDD
8 793 (24.88%) AWS
9 769 (24.13%) Software Engineering
10 727 (22.81%) SQL
11 719 (22.56%) Spring Boot
12 641 (20.11%) JavaScript
13 589 (18.48%) Web Services
14 587 (18.42%) Docker
15 483 (15.16%) Python
16 471 (14.78%) Banking
17 443 (13.90%) J2EE
18 436 (13.68%) Scrum
19 408 (12.80%) Front Office
20 404 (12.68%) Fintech
21 403 (12.65%) OO
22 400 (12.55%) DevOps
23 398 (12.49%) Kubernetes
24 396 (12.43%) Git (software)
25 384 (12.05%) RESTful
26 379 (11.89%) REST
27 363 (11.39%) AngularJS
28 361 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
29 353 (11.08%) BDD
30 341 (10.70%) React

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
1 157 (4.93%) Apache Spark
2 76 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 64 (2.01%) Tomcat
4 55 (1.73%) Apache
5 45 (1.41%) Confluence
6 42 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 29 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 25 (0.78%) JBoss
9 21 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
10 20 (0.63%) Mule
11 15 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.44%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.35%) Anypoint
14 9 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.25%) CMS
16 6 (0.19%) Camunda
16 6 (0.19%) Ethereum
16 6 (0.19%) WordPress
17 5 (0.16%) nginx
17 5 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.063%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 26 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (0.31%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 8 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
4 8 (0.25%) Front Arena
4 8 (0.25%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.22%) PolarLake
6 5 (0.16%) Magento
7 3 (0.094%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.094%) RMDS
8 1 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.031%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 793 (24.88%) AWS
2 172 (5.40%) Azure
3 122 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
3 122 (3.83%) GCP
4 102 (3.20%) Amazon S3
5 78 (2.45%) Serverless
6 67 (2.10%) Amazon SQS
6 67 (2.10%) SaaS
7 58 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
8 57 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
8 57 (1.79%) OpenShift
9 49 (1.54%) GitHub
10 41 (1.29%) AWS Fargate
11 33 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (0.63%) Power Platform
13 19 (0.60%) PaaS
14 13 (0.41%) Boomi
15 12 (0.38%) Slack
16 9 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
17 8 (0.25%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 23 (0.72%) HTTP
2 16 (0.50%) AMQP
2 16 (0.50%) Internet
2 16 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.22%) ATM
4 5 (0.16%) Ethernet
4 5 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
6 3 (0.094%) Multicast
7 2 (0.063%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.063%) Skype
8 1 (0.031%) Network Security
8 1 (0.031%) SAN
8 1 (0.031%) SSH
8 1 (0.031%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 324 (10.17%) Big Data
2 260 (8.16%) NoSQL
3 253 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 205 (6.43%) MySQL
5 194 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
6 163 (5.11%) SQL Server
7 141 (4.42%) RDBMS
8 123 (3.86%) MongoDB
9 106 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 104 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 77 (2.42%) Amazon Aurora
12 62 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
13 54 (1.69%) Redis
14 52 (1.63%) Blockchain
15 50 (1.57%) Oracle Database
16 46 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
17 41 (1.29%) Apache Hive
18 39 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
19 37 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 36 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 396 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 331 (10.39%) Jenkins
3 246 (7.72%) Maven
4 241 (7.56%) JUnit
5 115 (3.61%) Mockito
6 107 (3.36%) Gradle
7 106 (3.33%) JIRA
8 96 (3.01%) Cucumber
9 80 (2.51%) RStudio
9 80 (2.51%) Subversion
10 51 (1.60%) Bitbucket
11 48 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 45 (1.41%) Selenium
12 45 (1.41%) TeamCity
13 44 (1.38%) SonarQube
14 35 (1.10%) Artifactory
15 33 (1.04%) GitLab
16 32 (1.00%) Eclipse
17 25 (0.78%) DbUnit
18 23 (0.72%) jMock
General
1 1,156 (36.27%) Finance
2 471 (14.78%) Banking
3 408 (12.80%) Front Office
4 215 (6.75%) Retail
5 189 (5.93%) Investment Banking
6 96 (3.01%) Games
7 61 (1.91%) Marketing
8 60 (1.88%) Public Sector
9 58 (1.82%) Back Office
10 45 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 25 (0.78%) Advertising
13 18 (0.56%) Law
14 17 (0.53%) French Language
15 15 (0.47%) Legal
16 14 (0.44%) Dutch Language
16 14 (0.44%) German Language
16 14 (0.44%) Spanish Language
17 10 (0.31%) Automotive
18 8 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,277 (40.07%) Spring
2 719 (22.56%) Spring Boot
3 589 (18.48%) Web Services
4 443 (13.90%) J2EE
5 384 (12.05%) RESTful
6 379 (11.89%) REST
7 363 (11.39%) AngularJS
8 341 (10.70%) React
9 305 (9.57%) Hibernate
10 289 (9.07%) Kafka
11 254 (7.97%) HTML
12 232 (7.28%) Node.js
13 187 (5.87%) CSS
14 145 (4.55%) J2SE
15 141 (4.42%) JSON
16 124 (3.89%) XML
17 109 (3.42%) HTML5
18 105 (3.29%) JMS
19 102 (3.20%) SOAP
20 100 (3.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 288 (9.04%) Fixed Income
2 279 (8.75%) Greenfield Project
3 276 (8.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 253 (7.94%) Equities
5 229 (7.19%) Derivative
6 177 (5.55%) Algorithms
7 147 (4.61%) Data Structures
8 124 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
9 112 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
10 91 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
11 89 (2.79%) User Experience
12 88 (2.76%) Hedge funds
13 81 (2.54%) iPad
14 68 (2.13%) Pricing Data
15 48 (1.51%) Credit Risk
16 38 (1.19%) Mobile App
17 33 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
17 33 (1.04%) Reference Data
18 32 (1.00%) Cloud Native
19 26 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 328 (10.29%) Linux
2 123 (3.86%) Unix
3 65 (2.04%) Windows
4 48 (1.51%) Android
5 20 (0.63%) CentOS
6 19 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.13%) Debian
9 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.094%) Solaris
11 2 (0.063%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.063%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.063%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,678 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1,281 (40.19%) Microservices
3 838 (26.29%) TDD
4 769 (24.13%) Software Engineering
5 436 (13.68%) Scrum
6 404 (12.68%) Fintech
7 403 (12.65%) OO
8 400 (12.55%) DevOps
9 361 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
10 353 (11.08%) BDD
11 328 (10.29%) Asset Management
12 320 (10.04%) Computer Science
13 280 (8.79%) Analytics
14 267 (8.38%) Multithreading
15 260 (8.16%) E-Commerce
16 192 (6.02%) Low Latency
17 191 (5.99%) SOA
18 188 (5.90%) Pair Programming
19 180 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
20 177 (5.55%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3,186 (99.97%) Java
2 849 (26.64%) Java 8
3 727 (22.81%) SQL
4 641 (20.11%) JavaScript
5 483 (15.16%) Python
6 216 (6.78%) Scala
7 214 (6.71%) C#
8 198 (6.21%) R
9 155 (4.86%) Kotlin
10 93 (2.92%) C++
11 70 (2.20%) Groovy
12 47 (1.47%) Ruby
13 44 (1.38%) Java 9
14 39 (1.22%) Shell Script
14 39 (1.22%) TypeScript
15 35 (1.10%) Bash Shell
16 33 (1.04%) PHP
17 31 (0.97%) C
18 26 (0.82%) Haskell
19 25 (0.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 332 (10.42%) Degree
2 147 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (2.54%) Security Cleared
4 44 (1.38%) Master's Degree
5 43 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.41%) AWS Certification
6 13 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.22%) PhD
9 3 (0.094%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.063%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.063%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.063%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.031%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (2.23%) QA
2 8 (0.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.063%) TickIT
4 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.031%) EMIR
4 1 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.031%) NIST
System Software
1 587 (18.42%) Docker
2 10 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.31%) vSphere
3 9 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.16%) HDFS
5 4 (0.13%) Postfix
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.031%) Varnish
6 1 (0.031%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 398 (12.49%) Kubernetes
2 61 (1.91%) Ansible
3 47 (1.47%) Terraform
4 32 (1.00%) Puppet
5 14 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
7 12 (0.38%) Grafana
7 12 (0.38%) Rancher
8 11 (0.35%) Istio
8 11 (0.35%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (0.28%) Kibana
11 4 (0.13%) Control-M
12 2 (0.063%) logstash
Vendors
1 321 (10.07%) Oracle
2 96 (3.01%) Sybase
3 86 (2.70%) Google
4 57 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 52 (1.63%) SAP
6 45 (1.41%) Adobe
7 36 (1.13%) MuleSoft
8 35 (1.10%) Microsoft
8 35 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (1.07%) Facebook
10 31 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 27 (0.85%) hybris
12 26 (0.82%) Demandware
13 17 (0.53%) Hortonworks
14 13 (0.41%) Dell
14 13 (0.41%) Talend
15 12 (0.38%) ION Trading
16 11 (0.35%) Bloomberg
16 11 (0.35%) Calypso
17 10 (0.31%) Charles River