Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 37 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4,162 4,751 4,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.17% 6.40% 6.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 6.77% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,551 3,361 4,289
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 64,314 70,216 73,857
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 94.63% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,552 54,919 63,981
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +5 1,220 £70,000 +3.70% 270
West London +38 139 £55,000 -4.35% 115
East London -15 42 £61,250 -9.26% 30
South London -25 35 £50,000 -16.67% 18
North London +6 17 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4,158 (99.90%) Java
2 2,199 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
3 1,740 (41.81%) Spring
4 1,487 (35.73%) Finance
5 1,259 (30.25%) TDD
6 1,255 (30.15%) Microservices
7 1,205 (28.95%) Java 8
8 1,092 (26.24%) SQL
9 850 (20.42%) JavaScript
10 728 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
11 720 (17.30%) Software Engineering
12 715 (17.18%) Spring Boot
13 687 (16.51%) DevOps
14 677 (16.27%) Web Services
15 663 (15.93%) Banking
16 638 (15.33%) RESTful
17 627 (15.06%) REST
18 618 (14.85%) Docker
18 618 (14.85%) Degree
19 600 (14.42%) Scrum
20 592 (14.22%) Maven
21 575 (13.82%) Multithreading
22 556 (13.36%) HTML
23 551 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
24 549 (13.19%) Hibernate
25 548 (13.17%) Jenkins
26 542 (13.02%) AngularJS
27 519 (12.47%) Linux
28 497 (11.94%) Fintech
29 488 (11.73%) Computer Science

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
1 183 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
2 177 (4.25%) Apache Spark
3 156 (3.75%) Apache
4 124 (2.98%) Tomcat
5 63 (1.51%) JBoss
6 55 (1.32%) Confluence
7 44 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 43 (1.03%) Ethereum
9 42 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
10 41 (0.99%) WebLogic
10 41 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 31 (0.74%) CMS
12 30 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 25 (0.60%) Mule
14 24 (0.58%) Jetty
15 19 (0.46%) WordPress
16 18 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
17 16 (0.38%) IIS
18 15 (0.36%) Apache Solr
18 15 (0.36%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.048%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.048%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.024%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 28 (0.67%) Ripple
2 23 (0.55%) SAP Hybris
3 18 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.26%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.12%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.12%) Magento
6 5 (0.12%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.048%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.048%) Kondor
9 1 (0.024%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.024%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.024%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 728 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (2.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 74 (1.78%) GitHub
5 67 (1.61%) SaaS
6 59 (1.42%) OpenShift
7 53 (1.27%) PaaS
8 51 (1.23%) Serverless
9 49 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (0.70%) IBM Cloud
11 24 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 19 (0.46%) npm
13 18 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (0.36%) Amazon S3
15 14 (0.34%) IaaS
16 13 (0.31%) Slack
17 10 (0.24%) BrowserStack
17 10 (0.24%) CloudFront
18 9 (0.22%) DigitalOcean
19 8 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.18%) HTTP
2 41 (0.99%) Internet
3 19 (0.46%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.43%) SMS
5 10 (0.24%) AMQP
6 7 (0.17%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.14%) SMPP
7 6 (0.14%) SSL
8 5 (0.12%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.096%) ATM
9 4 (0.096%) FIX Connectivity
9 4 (0.096%) FTP
9 4 (0.096%) Network Security
9 4 (0.096%) Value-Added Service
10 3 (0.072%) DNS
10 3 (0.072%) NAS
10 3 (0.072%) PuTTY
10 3 (0.072%) SAN
10 3 (0.072%) SMTP
11 2 (0.048%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (9.88%) NoSQL
2 375 (9.01%) Big Data
3 291 (6.99%) MongoDB
4 285 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 259 (6.22%) MySQL
6 205 (4.93%) SQL Server
7 165 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
8 155 (3.72%) Hadoop
9 145 (3.48%) Blockchain
10 87 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 75 (1.80%) RDBMS
12 69 (1.66%) Redis
13 52 (1.25%) DB2
14 42 (1.01%) Apache Hive
14 42 (1.01%) Neo4j
14 42 (1.01%) Oracle Database
15 30 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 30 (0.72%) Hazelcast
16 25 (0.60%) HBase
17 20 (0.48%) KDB
Development Applications
1 592 (14.22%) Maven
2 548 (13.17%) Jenkins
3 486 (11.68%) Git (software)
4 343 (8.24%) JUnit
5 294 (7.06%) Gradle
6 199 (4.78%) JIRA
7 152 (3.65%) Selenium
8 134 (3.22%) Subversion
9 126 (3.03%) Cucumber
10 116 (2.79%) Eclipse
11 110 (2.64%) Mockito
12 94 (2.26%) TeamCity
13 86 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 76 (1.83%) Ant
15 62 (1.49%) Vagrant
16 60 (1.44%) Bitbucket
17 56 (1.35%) Protractor
18 47 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
19 46 (1.11%) IntelliJ
20 39 (0.94%) TestNG
General
1 1,487 (35.73%) Finance
2 663 (15.93%) Banking
3 414 (9.95%) Front Office
4 330 (7.93%) Investment Banking
5 192 (4.61%) Financial Institution
6 179 (4.30%) Games
7 141 (3.39%) Advertising
8 124 (2.98%) Retail
9 56 (1.35%) Back Office
10 52 (1.25%) Marketing
11 40 (0.96%) Telecoms
12 35 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 29 (0.70%) Electronics
13 29 (0.70%) Law
14 13 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.31%) Publishing
15 10 (0.24%) Legal
15 10 (0.24%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.14%) German Language
17 5 (0.12%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,740 (41.81%) Spring
2 715 (17.18%) Spring Boot
3 677 (16.27%) Web Services
4 638 (15.33%) RESTful
5 627 (15.06%) REST
6 556 (13.36%) HTML
7 549 (13.19%) Hibernate
8 542 (13.02%) AngularJS
9 476 (11.44%) CSS
10 418 (10.04%) J2EE
11 390 (9.37%) React
12 277 (6.66%) Node.js
13 273 (6.56%) HTML5
14 262 (6.30%) Kafka
15 248 (5.96%) Java EE
16 225 (5.41%) XML
17 158 (3.80%) CSS3
17 158 (3.80%) JMS
18 152 (3.65%) J2SE
19 150 (3.60%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 497 (11.94%) Fintech
2 488 (11.73%) Computer Science
3 416 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 267 (6.42%) Algorithms
5 213 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
6 198 (4.76%) Derivative
7 186 (4.47%) Fixed Income
8 182 (4.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 179 (4.30%) Equities
10 173 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
11 161 (3.87%) Hedge funds
12 149 (3.58%) Data Structures
13 108 (2.59%) User Experience
14 107 (2.57%) Cyberthreat
15 86 (2.07%) Mobile App
16 83 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
17 58 (1.39%) Bitcoin
18 36 (0.86%) Cloud Native
19 33 (0.79%) Online Games
19 33 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 519 (12.47%) Linux
2 227 (5.45%) Unix
3 97 (2.33%) Windows
4 80 (1.92%) Android
5 31 (0.74%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 25 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 18 (0.43%) openSUSE
8 18 (0.43%) Solaris
9 12 (0.29%) Debian
10 6 (0.14%) CentOS
11 4 (0.096%) AIX
12 3 (0.072%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.072%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.048%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.024%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,199 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 1,259 (30.25%) TDD
3 1,255 (30.15%) Microservices
4 720 (17.30%) Software Engineering
5 687 (16.51%) DevOps
6 600 (14.42%) Scrum
7 575 (13.82%) Multithreading
8 551 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
9 481 (11.56%) OO
10 478 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
11 456 (10.96%) BDD
12 437 (10.50%) Low Latency
13 397 (9.54%) Test Automation
14 341 (8.19%) MVC
15 306 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
16 278 (6.68%) Mathematics
17 263 (6.32%) SDLC
18 246 (5.91%) Open Source
18 246 (5.91%) SOA
19 233 (5.60%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 4,158 (99.90%) Java
2 1,205 (28.95%) Java 8
3 1,092 (26.24%) SQL
4 850 (20.42%) JavaScript
5 447 (10.74%) Python
6 437 (10.50%) Scala
7 284 (6.82%) C#
8 161 (3.87%) PHP
9 158 (3.80%) C++
10 154 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 134 (3.22%) Kotlin
12 129 (3.10%) Groovy
13 77 (1.85%) Java 9
14 75 (1.80%) Ruby
15 74 (1.78%) C
16 69 (1.66%) TypeScript
17 59 (1.42%) R
18 57 (1.37%) Perl
19 56 (1.35%) Clojure
19 56 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 618 (14.85%) Degree
2 179 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 56 (1.35%) Master's Degree
5 40 (0.96%) PhD
6 39 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 27 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
8 20 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.072%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.048%) CCNA
10 2 (0.048%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.048%) CISSP
10 2 (0.048%) GIAC
10 2 (0.048%) ISEB
10 2 (0.048%) Linux+ Certification
10 2 (0.048%) MCSE
10 2 (0.048%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.048%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.048%) SANS
10 2 (0.048%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (4.25%) QA
2 14 (0.34%) SLA
3 9 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.19%) MiFID
5 3 (0.072%) PMO
6 2 (0.048%) GDPR
6 2 (0.048%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.024%) PSD2
System Software
1 618 (14.85%) Docker
2 23 (0.55%) GridGain
3 16 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.29%) HDFS
5 8 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.072%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.048%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.024%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.024%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 220 (5.29%) Kubernetes
2 122 (2.93%) Ansible
3 117 (2.81%) Terraform
4 89 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
5 81 (1.95%) Puppet
6 31 (0.74%) Prometheus
7 29 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
8 27 (0.65%) Salt
9 8 (0.19%) Grafana
9 8 (0.19%) Rancher
10 7 (0.17%) Graphite
10 7 (0.17%) logstash
10 7 (0.17%) Mesos
11 6 (0.14%) CFEngine
11 6 (0.14%) Packer
12 5 (0.12%) Control-M
12 5 (0.12%) Nagios
13 3 (0.072%) Consul
13 3 (0.072%) Kibana
13 3 (0.072%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 451 (10.84%) Oracle
2 158 (3.80%) Google
3 122 (2.93%) Sybase
4 79 (1.90%) Red Hat
5 62 (1.49%) IBM
6 61 (1.47%) TIBCO
7 56 (1.35%) Microsoft
8 39 (0.94%) Adobe
8 39 (0.94%) hybris
8 39 (0.94%) SAP
9 33 (0.79%) Facebook
9 33 (0.79%) Splunk
10 31 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (0.70%) Solace
12 25 (0.60%) StreamBase
13 20 (0.48%) AppDynamics
14 19 (0.46%) ION Trading
15 18 (0.43%) MuleSoft
16 15 (0.36%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.36%) WSO2