The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
England / London
Rank 44 33 41
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1932 2647 2468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.82% 6.31% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.08% 6.57% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1710 2440 2202
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 420 £70,000 +16.66% 91
Canary Wharf +1 13 £73,750 +9.25%
Chiswick +7 11 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Hammersmith -16 11 £60,000 -
Wimbledon +16 7 £72,500 +45.00%
Croydon +7 4 £59,552 +19.10% 4
Hounslow -2 4 £52,500 -41.66% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +2 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Brentford -2 3 £45,000 +16.12%
Isleworth - 2 £62,500 -
Uxbridge - 2 £50,000 - 1
Hackney - 2 - -
Teddington +9 1 £25,000 -58.33%
West End of London -2 1 £100,000 +60.00% 13
Twickenham -6 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Docklands, London - 1 £55,000 -
Osterley - 1 £55,000 -
Paddington - 1 £72,500 -
Barnet - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 4235 (100.00%) Java
2 2330 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
3 1604 (37.87%) Finance
4 1536 (36.27%) Spring
5 1401 (33.08%) TDD
6 1153 (27.23%) SQL
7 1140 (26.92%) JavaScript
8 994 (23.47%) Banking
9 854 (20.17%) Multithreading
10 769 (18.16%) Hibernate
11 754 (17.80%) Scrum
12 713 (16.84%) NoSQL
13 706 (16.67%) Scala
14 686 (16.20%) HTML
15 669 (15.80%) Maven
16 661 (15.61%) OO
17 651 (15.37%) Degree
18 645 (15.23%) Linux
19 637 (15.04%) Software Engineering
20 634 (14.97%) Web Services
21 624 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
22 613 (14.47%) AngularJS
23 587 (13.86%) REST
24 584 (13.79%) BDD
25 574 (13.55%) Microservices
26 569 (13.44%) Git (software)
27 568 (13.41%) Low Latency
28 532 (12.56%) Python
29 530 (12.51%) CSS
30 529 (12.49%) Computer Science

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 309 (7.30%) Tomcat
2 196 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
3 193 (4.56%) Apache Spark
4 186 (4.39%) JBoss
5 159 (3.75%) Apache
6 141 (3.33%) Jetty
7 140 (3.31%) WebSphere
8 105 (2.48%) Apache Solr
9 99 (2.34%) WebLogic
10 89 (2.10%) CMS
11 61 (1.44%) Confluence
12 56 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 39 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 37 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
15 32 (0.76%) CoreMedia CMS
16 26 (0.61%) Mule
17 25 (0.59%) Alfresco
18 21 (0.50%) GlassFish
19 20 (0.47%) OpenStack
20 12 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 20 (0.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.094%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.071%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.047%) MS Office
5 1 (0.024%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.024%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.28%) Magento
3 11 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.24%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.094%) MetaTrader
6 4 (0.094%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.094%) Odoo
6 4 (0.094%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.071%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.071%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.024%) BondVision
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.024%) RMDS
8 1 (0.024%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.024%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 389 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (2.31%) SaaS
3 60 (1.42%) GitHub
3 60 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 46 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 37 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (0.50%) Google App Engine
7 20 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (0.35%) Heroku
9 14 (0.33%) OpenShift
10 12 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
12 6 (0.14%) PaaS
13 5 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.094%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.094%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.094%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.094%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (1.89%) Internet
2 70 (1.65%) HTTP
3 42 (0.99%) FTP
4 26 (0.61%) FIX Connectivity
5 14 (0.33%) LDAP
5 14 (0.33%) Network Security
5 14 (0.33%) SSL
6 13 (0.31%) Wireshark
7 11 (0.26%) Firewall
7 11 (0.26%) SNMP
8 10 (0.24%) Multicast
8 10 (0.24%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.21%) Value-Added Service
10 8 (0.19%) ATM
10 8 (0.19%) Skype
11 5 (0.12%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.12%) IMAP
12 3 (0.071%) DNS
12 3 (0.071%) SSH
13 2 (0.047%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 713 (16.84%) NoSQL
2 368 (8.69%) MongoDB
3 350 (8.26%) Relational Database
4 348 (8.22%) MySQL
5 301 (7.11%) Big Data
6 277 (6.54%) SQL Server
7 267 (6.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 231 (5.45%) Hadoop
9 181 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
10 137 (3.23%) RDBMS
11 120 (2.83%) Redis
12 94 (2.22%) Neo4j
13 87 (2.05%) Oracle Database
14 64 (1.51%) Couchbase
15 60 (1.42%) HBase
16 59 (1.39%) DB2
17 57 (1.35%) Blockchain
18 52 (1.23%) Apache Hive
19 42 (0.99%) KDB
20 39 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 669 (15.80%) Maven
2 569 (13.44%) Git (software)
3 469 (11.07%) JUnit
4 466 (11.00%) Jenkins
5 226 (5.34%) Subversion
6 209 (4.94%) Gradle
7 184 (4.34%) JIRA
8 156 (3.68%) Mockito
9 146 (3.45%) Ant
10 138 (3.26%) Eclipse
11 124 (2.93%) Cucumber
12 110 (2.60%) Selenium
13 79 (1.87%) IntelliJ
14 68 (1.61%) TeamCity
15 57 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 49 (1.16%) Jasmine
17 44 (1.04%) Hudson
18 36 (0.85%) webpack
19 31 (0.73%) Grunt
20 29 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 1604 (37.87%) Finance
2 994 (23.47%) Banking
3 397 (9.37%) Front Office
4 355 (8.38%) Investment Banking
5 225 (5.31%) Games
6 183 (4.32%) Telecoms
7 153 (3.61%) Retail
8 79 (1.87%) Advertising
9 76 (1.79%) Marketing
10 73 (1.72%) Back Office
11 64 (1.51%) Publishing
12 48 (1.13%) Financial Institution
13 44 (1.04%) Legal
14 29 (0.68%) Online Betting
15 26 (0.61%) Music Industry
16 21 (0.50%) Electronics
17 17 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
18 15 (0.35%) Law
18 15 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.28%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1536 (36.27%) Spring
2 769 (18.16%) Hibernate
3 686 (16.20%) HTML
4 634 (14.97%) Web Services
5 613 (14.47%) AngularJS
6 587 (13.86%) REST
7 530 (12.51%) CSS
8 444 (10.48%) XML
9 434 (10.25%) J2EE
10 430 (10.15%) RESTful
11 396 (9.35%) JMS
12 339 (8.00%) Node.js
13 292 (6.89%) J2SE
14 286 (6.75%) Java EE
15 281 (6.64%) React
16 275 (6.49%) HTML5
17 224 (5.29%) jQuery
18 220 (5.19%) JDBC
19 216 (5.10%) JSP
20 187 (4.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 529 (12.49%) Computer Science
2 383 (9.04%) Fintech
3 329 (7.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 292 (6.89%) Algorithms
5 191 (4.51%) Derivative
6 168 (3.97%) Equities
7 132 (3.12%) Data Structures
8 131 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
8 131 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
9 124 (2.93%) Fixed Income
10 123 (2.90%) Client/Server
11 96 (2.27%) Mobile App
12 88 (2.08%) User Experience
13 86 (2.03%) Hedge funds
14 57 (1.35%) Online Games
15 48 (1.13%) N-Tier
16 38 (0.90%) Bitcoin
16 38 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
17 31 (0.73%) OTC Derivatives
18 30 (0.71%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 645 (15.23%) Linux
2 349 (8.24%) Unix
3 102 (2.41%) Android
4 85 (2.01%) Windows
5 83 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 38 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 20 (0.47%) CentOS
8 12 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.094%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.071%) AIX
11 3 (0.071%) Solaris
11 3 (0.071%) VMS
12 1 (0.024%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.024%) HPUX
12 1 (0.024%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.024%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.024%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2330 (55.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1401 (33.08%) TDD
3 854 (20.17%) Multithreading
4 754 (17.80%) Scrum
5 661 (15.61%) OO
6 637 (15.04%) Software Engineering
7 624 (14.73%) Continuous Integration
8 584 (13.79%) BDD
9 574 (13.55%) Microservices
10 568 (13.41%) Low Latency
11 407 (9.61%) E-Commerce
12 340 (8.03%) Concurrent Programming
13 311 (7.34%) MVC
14 305 (7.20%) SDLC
15 297 (7.01%) Electronic Trading
16 288 (6.80%) DevOps
17 286 (6.75%) OOP
17 286 (6.75%) SOA
18 260 (6.14%) Kanban
19 258 (6.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4235 (100.00%) Java
2 1153 (27.23%) SQL
3 1140 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 706 (16.67%) Scala
5 532 (12.56%) Python
6 341 (8.05%) C#
7 262 (6.19%) C++
8 193 (4.56%) Groovy
9 124 (2.93%) Ruby
10 118 (2.79%) Go
11 111 (2.62%) PHP
12 95 (2.24%) PL/SQL
13 72 (1.70%) Clojure
14 69 (1.63%) Shell Script
15 58 (1.37%) Bash Shell
15 58 (1.37%) Perl
16 39 (0.92%) ES6
17 37 (0.87%) C
18 30 (0.71%) XPath
19 28 (0.66%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 651 (15.37%) Degree
2 68 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 31 (0.73%) PhD
4 28 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.26%) DBS Check
7 8 (0.19%) HND
8 7 (0.17%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.094%) OCMJD
10 2 (0.047%) OCP
10 2 (0.047%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.047%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.024%) CEH
11 1 (0.024%) CISA
11 1 (0.024%) CISM
11 1 (0.024%) CISSP
11 1 (0.024%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (5.31%) QA
2 27 (0.64%) MiFID
3 23 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.33%) SDET
5 12 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.24%) EMIR
7 4 (0.094%) ISO20022
8 3 (0.071%) GAAP
8 3 (0.071%) SLA
9 2 (0.047%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.047%) GDPR
10 1 (0.024%) Basel II
10 1 (0.024%) Basel III
10 1 (0.024%) FATCA
10 1 (0.024%) GCP
System Software
1 226 (5.34%) Docker
2 30 (0.71%) HDFS
3 17 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 14 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.19%) Varnish
7 6 (0.14%) Dovecot
8 5 (0.12%) Active Directory
9 4 (0.094%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (0.071%) vSphere
11 2 (0.047%) Xen
12 1 (0.024%) LXC
12 1 (0.024%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.024%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 155 (3.66%) Puppet
2 104 (2.46%) Ansible
3 100 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (1.46%) Kubernetes
5 33 (0.78%) Kibana
6 30 (0.71%) logstash
7 28 (0.66%) Salt
8 18 (0.43%) Mesos
9 10 (0.24%) Control-M
9 10 (0.24%) Grafana
10 8 (0.19%) Terraform
11 6 (0.14%) Capistrano
11 6 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (0.14%) StatsD
12 5 (0.12%) Marathon
12 5 (0.12%) Packer
13 4 (0.094%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.094%) yum
14 3 (0.071%) Ambari
14 3 (0.071%) Oozie
Vendors
1 437 (10.32%) Oracle
2 157 (3.71%) TIBCO
3 129 (3.05%) Google
4 111 (2.62%) Sybase
5 76 (1.79%) Adobe
6 59 (1.39%) Solace
7 57 (1.35%) Red Hat
8 39 (0.92%) Microsoft
9 37 (0.87%) IBM
10 36 (0.85%) hybris
11 34 (0.80%) ION Trading
12 30 (0.71%) ATG
13 29 (0.68%) PayPal
14 20 (0.47%) Facebook
15 19 (0.45%) Murex
15 19 (0.45%) StreamBase
16 18 (0.43%) MuleSoft
17 16 (0.38%) Bloomberg
17 16 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (0.35%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum base.
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + bens + share options
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum plus 12.5 annual bonus + private medical
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 65,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + equity, flexi working, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum - can flex dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 2 days ago