Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 43 37
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4,349 4,413 5,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.08% 6.04% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 6.34% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,666 3,469 4,620
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 68,361 69,588 80,005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.27% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 55,610 56,533 69,424
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 -4 1,074 £70,000 +3.70% 210
West London -27 118 £52,500 -8.70% 80
East London -7 47 £65,000 -18.75% 29
South London -13 37 £45,000 -30.77% 11
North London -7 18 £55,000 - 3
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 4,346 (99.93%) Java
2 2,291 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
3 1,805 (41.50%) Spring
4 1,711 (39.34%) Finance
5 1,350 (31.04%) TDD
6 1,202 (27.64%) Java 8
7 1,176 (27.04%) Microservices
8 1,169 (26.88%) SQL
9 977 (22.46%) JavaScript
10 839 (19.29%) Software Engineering
11 816 (18.76%) Banking
12 797 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
13 790 (18.17%) Web Services
14 719 (16.53%) Scrum
15 711 (16.35%) DevOps
16 706 (16.23%) Maven
17 700 (16.10%) Hibernate
18 698 (16.05%) Degree
19 657 (15.11%) AngularJS
19 657 (15.11%) Multithreading
20 656 (15.08%) RESTful
21 636 (14.62%) REST
22 626 (14.39%) HTML
23 586 (13.47%) Docker
24 572 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
25 570 (13.11%) Fintech
26 565 (12.99%) Spring Boot
27 564 (12.97%) J2EE
28 551 (12.67%) CSS
29 550 (12.65%) Git (software)

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
1 203 (4.67%) Tomcat
2 183 (4.21%) Apache Spark
3 176 (4.05%) Apache
3 176 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
4 102 (2.35%) JBoss
5 81 (1.86%) Confluence
6 70 (1.61%) WebSphere
7 66 (1.52%) CMS
8 47 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 44 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 43 (0.99%) Mule
11 42 (0.97%) Jetty
12 41 (0.94%) WebLogic
13 39 (0.90%) WildFly
14 38 (0.87%) Ethereum
15 31 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
16 30 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
17 18 (0.41%) MQSeries
18 16 (0.37%) WordPress
19 14 (0.32%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.046%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.046%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.046%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.023%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.023%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (0.87%) SAP Hybris
2 25 (0.57%) Ripple
3 22 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
4 13 (0.30%) ION MarketView
5 8 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.11%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.11%) Magento
6 5 (0.11%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.069%) Quorum
7 3 (0.069%) Ripple XRP
8 2 (0.046%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.023%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.023%) Kondor
9 1 (0.023%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.023%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 797 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
2 180 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 84 (1.93%) SaaS
5 83 (1.91%) GitHub
6 63 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 54 (1.24%) Serverless
8 51 (1.17%) PaaS
9 39 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (0.80%) Amazon S3
11 32 (0.74%) IaaS
12 31 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 29 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
14 23 (0.53%) Slack
15 21 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 20 (0.46%) npm
17 18 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
18 15 (0.34%) CloudFront
19 13 (0.30%) Google Analytics
20 8 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 61 (1.40%) Internet
2 47 (1.08%) HTTP
3 27 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 20 (0.46%) Value-Added Service
5 18 (0.41%) SMPP
5 18 (0.41%) SMS
6 12 (0.28%) FIX Connectivity
7 10 (0.23%) SMTP
8 6 (0.14%) AMQP
8 6 (0.14%) SSH
9 5 (0.11%) DNS
9 5 (0.11%) Intranet
9 5 (0.11%) Unified Communications
9 5 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.11%) Wireless
10 3 (0.069%) NAS
10 3 (0.069%) SAN
11 2 (0.046%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.046%) Multicast
11 2 (0.046%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (11.24%) NoSQL
2 380 (8.74%) Big Data
3 312 (7.17%) Relational Database
4 296 (6.81%) MongoDB
5 277 (6.37%) MySQL
6 225 (5.17%) SQL Server
7 202 (4.64%) Blockchain
8 200 (4.60%) Hadoop
9 148 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 148 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
10 87 (2.00%) RDBMS
11 82 (1.89%) Redis
12 69 (1.59%) Oracle Database
13 67 (1.54%) Neo4j
14 60 (1.38%) DB2
15 38 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 38 (0.87%) HBase
16 36 (0.83%) Apache Hive
17 34 (0.78%) Hazelcast
18 26 (0.60%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 706 (16.23%) Maven
2 550 (12.65%) Git (software)
3 528 (12.14%) Jenkins
4 392 (9.01%) JUnit
5 314 (7.22%) Gradle
6 217 (4.99%) JIRA
7 216 (4.97%) Selenium
8 174 (4.00%) Subversion
9 166 (3.82%) Cucumber
10 126 (2.90%) Eclipse
11 108 (2.48%) Ant
12 104 (2.39%) Mockito
13 99 (2.28%) Vagrant
14 86 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 85 (1.95%) TeamCity
16 60 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
17 54 (1.24%) IntelliJ
17 54 (1.24%) WebDriver
18 52 (1.20%) Appium
19 51 (1.17%) TestNG
General
1 1,711 (39.34%) Finance
2 816 (18.76%) Banking
3 451 (10.37%) Front Office
4 358 (8.23%) Investment Banking
5 233 (5.36%) Games
6 204 (4.69%) Advertising
7 188 (4.32%) Financial Institution
8 141 (3.24%) Retail
9 78 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 63 (1.45%) Back Office
11 58 (1.33%) Retail Banking
12 57 (1.31%) Marketing
13 34 (0.78%) Law
14 30 (0.69%) Electronics
15 27 (0.62%) Publishing
16 21 (0.48%) Legal
17 20 (0.46%) Prime Brokerage
18 17 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.32%) French Language
19 14 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,805 (41.50%) Spring
2 790 (18.17%) Web Services
3 700 (16.10%) Hibernate
4 657 (15.11%) AngularJS
5 656 (15.08%) RESTful
6 636 (14.62%) REST
7 626 (14.39%) HTML
8 565 (12.99%) Spring Boot
9 564 (12.97%) J2EE
10 551 (12.67%) CSS
11 454 (10.44%) React
12 386 (8.88%) Java EE
13 283 (6.51%) HTML5
14 273 (6.28%) XML
15 258 (5.93%) Node.js
16 223 (5.13%) Kafka
17 197 (4.53%) J2SE
18 175 (4.02%) JPA
19 170 (3.91%) JMS
20 168 (3.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 570 (13.11%) Fintech
2 506 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 442 (10.16%) Greenfield Project
4 238 (5.47%) Algorithms
5 235 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
6 221 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 192 (4.41%) Equities
8 166 (3.82%) Derivative
9 162 (3.72%) Fixed Income
9 162 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
10 160 (3.68%) Hedge funds
11 141 (3.24%) Data Structures
12 123 (2.83%) Cyberthreat
13 112 (2.58%) User Experience
14 109 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
15 100 (2.30%) Mobile App
16 68 (1.56%) Bitcoin
17 53 (1.22%) Online Games
18 49 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
18 49 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 539 (12.39%) Linux
2 219 (5.04%) Unix
3 117 (2.69%) Android
4 68 (1.56%) Windows
5 53 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.37%) Ubuntu
7 15 (0.34%) openSUSE
8 14 (0.32%) AIX
9 13 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.14%) CentOS
11 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.11%) Solaris
12 4 (0.092%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.092%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.046%) Debian
14 1 (0.023%) HPUX
14 1 (0.023%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.023%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,291 (52.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1,350 (31.04%) TDD
3 1,176 (27.04%) Microservices
4 839 (19.29%) Software Engineering
5 719 (16.53%) Scrum
6 711 (16.35%) DevOps
7 657 (15.11%) Multithreading
8 572 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
9 537 (12.35%) OO
10 527 (12.12%) BDD
11 511 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
12 502 (11.54%) Low Latency
13 487 (11.20%) Test Automation
14 358 (8.23%) MVC
15 314 (7.22%) Web Development
16 298 (6.85%) SDLC
17 297 (6.83%) Open Source
18 286 (6.58%) SOA
19 259 (5.96%) Concurrent Programming
20 251 (5.77%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 4,346 (99.93%) Java
2 1,202 (27.64%) Java 8
3 1,169 (26.88%) SQL
4 977 (22.46%) JavaScript
5 513 (11.80%) Scala
6 429 (9.86%) Python
7 279 (6.42%) C#
8 235 (5.40%) PHP
9 171 (3.93%) PL/SQL
10 158 (3.63%) C++
11 155 (3.56%) Groovy
11 155 (3.56%) Kotlin
12 108 (2.48%) Ruby
13 79 (1.82%) Java 9
14 74 (1.70%) C
15 72 (1.66%) Shell Script
16 68 (1.56%) Bash Shell
17 66 (1.52%) Perl
18 63 (1.45%) TypeScript
19 41 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 698 (16.05%) Degree
2 215 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 76 (1.75%) Master's Degree
4 68 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 43 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
6 35 (0.80%) SC Cleared
7 25 (0.57%) PhD
8 24 (0.55%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.21%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.21%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.069%) CFA
11 2 (0.046%) CCNA
11 2 (0.046%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.046%) CISSP
11 2 (0.046%) GIAC
11 2 (0.046%) ISEB
11 2 (0.046%) MCSE
11 2 (0.046%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.046%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.046%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (5.10%) QA
2 16 (0.37%) SLA
3 14 (0.32%) MiFID
4 11 (0.25%) GCP
5 10 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.11%) PSD2
7 3 (0.069%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.069%) EMIR
7 3 (0.069%) GDPR
7 3 (0.069%) PMO
8 2 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.023%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 586 (13.47%) Docker
2 26 (0.60%) GridGain
3 13 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.28%) HDFS
5 5 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.069%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.046%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.023%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.023%) LXC
8 1 (0.023%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.023%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 166 (3.82%) Terraform
2 153 (3.52%) Ansible
3 127 (2.92%) Kubernetes
4 99 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
5 95 (2.18%) Puppet
6 25 (0.57%) Salt
7 23 (0.53%) Prometheus
8 13 (0.30%) logstash
9 11 (0.25%) Kibana
10 8 (0.18%) Mesos
10 8 (0.18%) Nagios
11 7 (0.16%) Graphite
12 6 (0.14%) CFEngine
12 6 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.11%) ZABBIX
14 4 (0.092%) Consul
14 4 (0.092%) Packer
15 3 (0.069%) Ambari
15 3 (0.069%) HAProxy
16 2 (0.046%) Control-M
Vendors
1 489 (11.24%) Oracle
2 169 (3.89%) Google
3 131 (3.01%) Sybase
4 88 (2.02%) TIBCO
5 65 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 55 (1.26%) hybris
7 52 (1.20%) SAP
8 39 (0.90%) IBM
9 37 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 36 (0.83%) Splunk
11 33 (0.76%) Adobe
11 33 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 32 (0.74%) Facebook
13 30 (0.69%) Solace
14 24 (0.55%) Atlassian
14 24 (0.55%) Capita
15 23 (0.53%) StreamBase
16 22 (0.51%) AppDynamics
16 22 (0.51%) ION Trading
17 16 (0.37%) VMware