Period
to 26 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 46 50
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,986 1,672 3,122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 4.43% 5.69% 5.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.94% 6.05% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,449 1,449 2,793
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £46,250
25th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +7.41%
75th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £116,250 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%

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 40,190 27,617 55,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.61% 94.02% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,965 22,823 45,797
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,750 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 -8 375 £90,000 +20.00% 173
West London -30 60 £57,500 -8.00% 70
South London +18 52 £68,750 +10.00% 8
East London +5 7 £91,250 +87.18% 24
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 1,986 (100.00%) Java
2 1,036 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 881 (44.36%) Spring
4 804 (40.48%) Microservices
5 726 (36.56%) Finance
6 567 (28.55%) AWS
7 566 (28.50%) TDD
8 535 (26.94%) Spring Boot
9 491 (24.72%) Java 8
10 482 (24.27%) Docker
11 441 (22.21%) Banking
12 408 (20.54%) SQL
13 395 (19.89%) JavaScript
14 393 (19.79%) Git (software)
15 391 (19.69%) Software Engineering
16 377 (18.98%) Social Skills
17 373 (18.78%) Kubernetes
18 360 (18.13%) Jenkins
19 349 (17.57%) DevOps
20 333 (16.77%) REST
21 328 (16.52%) Python
22 320 (16.11%) Multithreading
23 303 (15.26%) Fintech
24 297 (14.95%) React
24 297 (14.95%) Kafka
25 291 (14.65%) Maven
26 289 (14.55%) Web Services
26 289 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
27 269 (13.54%) Scrum
28 245 (12.34%) PostgreSQL

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 82 (4.13%) Apache Spark
2 63 (3.17%) Tomcat
3 59 (2.97%) Apache
4 51 (2.57%) Confluence
5 41 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (1.31%) Apache TomEE
7 24 (1.21%) nginx
8 17 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
9 11 (0.55%) Apache Solr
9 11 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.45%) DataSynapse
11 9 (0.45%) JBoss
11 9 (0.45%) Jetty
12 7 (0.35%) Jupyter
12 7 (0.35%) MQSeries
12 7 (0.35%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
13 6 (0.30%) CMS
13 6 (0.30%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 15 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
2 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.60%) InVision
3 12 (0.60%) Sketch
4 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.15%) Figma
6 1 (0.050%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.050%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.10%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.10%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.10%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 1 (0.050%) INSURE/90
5 1 (0.050%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.050%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.050%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 567 (28.55%) AWS
2 219 (11.03%) Azure
3 155 (7.80%) GCP
4 133 (6.70%) Serverless
5 118 (5.94%) Amazon EC2
6 97 (4.88%) SaaS
7 96 (4.83%) AWS Lambda
8 82 (4.13%) GitHub
9 74 (3.73%) Amazon ECS
10 32 (1.61%) PaaS
11 26 (1.31%) Amazon SQS
12 25 (1.26%) OpenShift
13 22 (1.11%) Google Play
14 19 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (0.91%) Amazon EKS
16 16 (0.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 16 (0.81%) Apigee
16 16 (0.81%) Snowflake
17 15 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
17 15 (0.76%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 52 (2.62%) HTTP
2 45 (2.27%) AMQP
3 22 (1.11%) Broadband
4 19 (0.96%) Internet
5 7 (0.35%) SSH
6 6 (0.30%) SWIFTNet
7 5 (0.25%) 5G
8 4 (0.20%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.050%) LAN
9 1 (0.050%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (12.34%) PostgreSQL
2 243 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 195 (9.82%) NoSQL
4 183 (9.21%) MongoDB
5 145 (7.30%) Big Data
6 126 (6.34%) MySQL
7 121 (6.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 112 (5.64%) RDBMS
9 95 (4.78%) Redis
10 92 (4.63%) SQL Server
11 87 (4.38%) Hadoop
12 59 (2.97%) Amazon Aurora
13 55 (2.77%) DB2
14 44 (2.22%) Hazelcast
14 44 (2.22%) KDB
15 34 (1.71%) Amazon Athena
16 32 (1.61%) Blockchain
17 29 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
17 29 (1.46%) Couchbase
18 26 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 393 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 360 (18.13%) Jenkins
3 291 (14.65%) Maven
4 179 (9.01%) JUnit
5 158 (7.96%) Gradle
6 144 (7.25%) Mockito
7 97 (4.88%) JIRA
8 87 (4.38%) IntelliJ
9 63 (3.17%) Bitbucket
9 63 (3.17%) Eclipse
9 63 (3.17%) SonarQube
10 47 (2.37%) Cucumber
11 44 (2.22%) Bitbucket Server
12 42 (2.11%) DbUnit
12 42 (2.11%) jMock
13 41 (2.06%) TeamCity
14 35 (1.76%) GitLab
15 30 (1.51%) Selenium
15 30 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
16 25 (1.26%) Mercurial
General
1 726 (36.56%) Finance
2 441 (22.21%) Banking
3 377 (18.98%) Social Skills
4 203 (10.22%) Front Office
5 135 (6.80%) Investment Banking
6 122 (6.14%) Games
7 114 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
8 81 (4.08%) Public Sector
9 53 (2.67%) Retail
10 40 (2.01%) Back Office
11 35 (1.76%) Advertising
12 29 (1.46%) Financial Institution
12 29 (1.46%) Manufacturing
13 27 (1.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 23 (1.16%) Documentation Skills
15 19 (0.96%) Marketing
16 16 (0.81%) Law
17 15 (0.76%) Legal
18 14 (0.70%) Electronics
18 14 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 881 (44.36%) Spring
2 535 (26.94%) Spring Boot
3 333 (16.77%) REST
4 297 (14.95%) Kafka
4 297 (14.95%) React
5 289 (14.55%) Web Services
6 224 (11.28%) RESTful
7 222 (11.18%) Hibernate
8 209 (10.52%) AngularJS
9 194 (9.77%) HTML
10 138 (6.95%) Node.js
11 128 (6.45%) CSS
12 108 (5.44%) HTML5
13 92 (4.63%) RabbitMQ
14 89 (4.48%) J2EE
15 88 (4.43%) SOAP
16 84 (4.23%) JMS
17 81 (4.08%) JSON
18 76 (3.83%) Apache Camel
19 72 (3.63%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 138 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
2 135 (6.80%) Derivative
3 123 (6.19%) Fixed Income
4 119 (5.99%) Data Structures
5 117 (5.89%) Algorithms
6 116 (5.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 107 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
8 85 (4.28%) Hedge funds
9 75 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
10 66 (3.32%) Equities
11 59 (2.97%) Pricing Data
12 51 (2.57%) Mobile App
13 45 (2.27%) NHS
14 39 (1.96%) Online Games
15 37 (1.86%) Legacy Systems
16 33 (1.66%) Social Media
17 32 (1.61%) Market Risk
18 26 (1.31%) Contract for Difference
19 25 (1.26%) Cloud Native
20 24 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 207 (10.42%) Linux
2 132 (6.65%) Unix
3 75 (3.78%) Windows
4 36 (1.81%) Android
5 8 (0.40%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.25%) Solaris
7 4 (0.20%) CentOS
8 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.10%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.050%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.050%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,036 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 804 (40.48%) Microservices
3 566 (28.50%) TDD
4 391 (19.69%) Software Engineering
5 349 (17.57%) DevOps
6 320 (16.11%) Multithreading
7 303 (15.26%) Fintech
8 289 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
9 269 (13.54%) Scrum
10 230 (11.58%) BDD
11 214 (10.78%) OO
12 197 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
13 185 (9.32%) Test Automation
14 164 (8.26%) Open Source
15 148 (7.45%) Low Latency
16 131 (6.60%) Asset Management
17 129 (6.50%) SDLC
18 116 (5.84%) Computer Science
18 116 (5.84%) Mentoring
19 115 (5.79%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1,986 (100.00%) Java
2 491 (24.72%) Java 8
3 408 (20.54%) SQL
4 395 (19.89%) JavaScript
5 328 (16.52%) Python
6 165 (8.31%) Kotlin
7 137 (6.90%) Java 11
8 121 (6.09%) Scala
9 66 (3.32%) C#
10 62 (3.12%) TypeScript
11 51 (2.57%) Shell Script
12 50 (2.52%) Groovy
13 41 (2.06%) Bash Shell
13 41 (2.06%) C++
14 39 (1.96%) PL/SQL
15 32 (1.61%) C
16 30 (1.51%) ES6
17 26 (1.31%) Go
18 25 (1.26%) Perl
19 15 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 150 (7.55%) Degree
2 73 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.47%) SC Cleared
4 61 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (0.60%) SANS
6 10 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (0.45%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.20%) CFA
8 4 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.050%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.050%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (7.45%) QA
2 25 (1.26%) MiFID
3 24 (1.21%) EMIR
4 12 (0.60%) WCAG
5 11 (0.55%) ISO 20022
6 9 (0.45%) PMO
7 6 (0.30%) ISO 15022
8 1 (0.050%) SLA
System Software
1 482 (24.27%) Docker
2 17 (0.86%) Postfix
3 11 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.050%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.050%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.050%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 373 (18.78%) Kubernetes
2 101 (5.09%) Terraform
3 59 (2.97%) Ansible
4 36 (1.81%) Puppet
5 34 (1.71%) Prometheus
6 26 (1.31%) Grafana
7 16 (0.81%) HAProxy
8 9 (0.45%) Kibana
9 8 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.20%) logstash
11 1 (0.050%) Ambari
11 1 (0.050%) Argo
11 1 (0.050%) Control-M
11 1 (0.050%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.050%) Mesos
11 1 (0.050%) Oozie
11 1 (0.050%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 219 (11.03%) Oracle
2 119 (5.99%) Google
3 80 (4.03%) Sybase
4 49 (2.47%) Microsoft
5 39 (1.96%) Splunk
6 36 (1.81%) Solace
7 28 (1.41%) IBM
8 24 (1.21%) Atlassian
9 20 (1.01%) TIBCO
10 17 (0.86%) ION Trading
11 16 (0.81%) Greenplum
12 9 (0.45%) Snapchat
13 8 (0.40%) Bloomberg
13 8 (0.40%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.30%) GigaSpaces
15 6 (0.30%) Guidewire
15 6 (0.30%) SAP
16 4 (0.20%) Cisco
16 4 (0.20%) Spotify