Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Programmer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Java Programmer
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 724 701 636
Rank change year-on-year -23 -65 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 116 149 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 102 117 275
London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £78,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +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 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Java Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Java Programmer in London

Java Programmer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Programmer in London.

Salary trend for Java Programmer in London

Java Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Programmer in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Programmer in London

Java Programmer
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 Programmer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +23 31 £60,000 +50.00% 1
West London -11 2 £61,250 +11.36%
Java Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 116 (100.00%) Java
2 94 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (52.59%) TDD
4 51 (43.97%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (39.66%) Spring
6 36 (31.03%) SQL
7 34 (29.31%) XML
7 34 (29.31%) Scrum
7 34 (29.31%) Degree
8 31 (26.72%) Finance
8 31 (26.72%) Web Services
9 30 (25.86%) Software Engineering
10 29 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 28 (24.14%) Hibernate
11 28 (24.14%) Test Automation
11 28 (24.14%) Microservices
12 27 (23.28%) BDD
13 26 (22.41%) RESTful
14 25 (21.55%) NoSQL
15 24 (20.69%) REST
16 23 (19.83%) Computer Science
16 23 (19.83%) Oracle
17 22 (18.97%) JUnit
17 22 (18.97%) QA
17 22 (18.97%) Big Data
18 21 (18.10%) J2EE
18 21 (18.10%) Banking
18 21 (18.10%) Retail
19 20 (17.24%) Linux
19 20 (17.24%) Python

Java Programmer 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 10 (8.62%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.86%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.86%) CMS
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) Jetty
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Endur
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.31%) SaaS
3 2 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) ATM
1 8 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.86%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.55%) NoSQL
2 22 (18.97%) Big Data
3 18 (15.52%) MySQL
4 16 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 13 (11.21%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.76%) Infinispan
7 6 (5.17%) Redis
8 5 (4.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.31%) RDBMS
9 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
11 2 (1.72%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.86%) Cloudera CDH
12 1 (0.86%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (18.97%) JUnit
2 15 (12.93%) Gradle
3 13 (11.21%) Android Studio
4 12 (10.34%) Maven
5 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.03%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.31%) Hamcrest
7 5 (4.31%) Hudson
7 5 (4.31%) jMock
8 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.45%) JIRA
8 4 (3.45%) Subversion
9 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.72%) Mockito
11 1 (0.86%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.86%) Selenium
11 1 (0.86%) TestNG
11 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (26.72%) Finance
2 21 (18.10%) Banking
2 21 (18.10%) Retail
3 17 (14.66%) Games
4 14 (12.07%) Investment Banking
5 8 (6.90%) Front Office
6 5 (4.31%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.45%) Music Industry
8 3 (2.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (39.66%) Spring
2 34 (29.31%) XML
3 31 (26.72%) Web Services
4 28 (24.14%) Hibernate
5 26 (22.41%) RESTful
6 24 (20.69%) REST
7 21 (18.10%) J2EE
8 20 (17.24%) AngularJS
9 19 (16.38%) HTML
10 18 (15.52%) JMS
11 17 (14.66%) Java EE
12 14 (12.07%) Guice
12 14 (12.07%) XSLT
13 13 (11.21%) Dagger
13 13 (11.21%) Django
13 13 (11.21%) GWT
13 13 (11.21%) RxJava
14 12 (10.34%) Apache Camel
14 12 (10.34%) Swing
15 11 (9.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.52%) User Experience
3 13 (11.21%) Mobile App
4 10 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (6.90%) Derivative
5 8 (6.90%) EFT
5 8 (6.90%) Fintech
6 6 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (5.17%) Market Risk
7 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.45%) Equities
7 4 (3.45%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.59%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.86%) Online Games
10 1 (0.86%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.86%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.24%) Linux
2 13 (11.21%) Android
3 12 (10.34%) Unix
4 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (52.59%) TDD
3 51 (43.97%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (29.31%) Scrum
5 30 (25.86%) Software Engineering
6 28 (24.14%) Microservices
6 28 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 27 (23.28%) BDD
8 19 (16.38%) Web Development
9 18 (15.52%) Multithreading
10 16 (13.79%) DevOps
11 15 (12.93%) E-Commerce
11 15 (12.93%) OO
11 15 (12.93%) Unit Testing
12 13 (11.21%) Android Development
12 13 (11.21%) Business Analysis
12 13 (11.21%) Customer-Centricity
12 13 (11.21%) Pair Programming
12 13 (11.21%) Performance Analysis
12 13 (11.21%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 116 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (31.03%) SQL
3 29 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.24%) Python
5 15 (12.93%) Scala
6 10 (8.62%) C
7 9 (7.76%) C#
7 9 (7.76%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.90%) C++
9 4 (3.45%) Groovy
10 3 (2.59%) Lua
10 3 (2.59%) Ruby
11 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.86%) PHP
11 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (29.31%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.97%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (2.59%) EMIR
2 3 (2.59%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (17.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Oracle
2 17 (14.66%) Google
3 5 (4.31%) AppDynamics
3 5 (4.31%) Splunk
4 3 (2.59%) Cognizant
4 3 (2.59%) IBM
4 3 (2.59%) OpenLink
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.72%) Sybase
6 1 (0.86%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.86%) TIBCO