Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Java Software Developer
England > London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 567 601
Rank change year-on-year +44 +34 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 335 290 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 269 281 304
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £35,375
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,875
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 70423 72714 85406
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 95.96% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55426 62754 72552
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in London

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in London

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in London over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in London

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 25 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 76 £60,000 +9.09% 7
East London - 9 £41,750 - 2
South London +7 1 £62,500 +27.55%
West London -6 1 £80,000 -3.03% 1
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 333 (99.40%) Java
2 258 (77.01%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (56.42%) Software Engineering
4 157 (46.87%) Spring
5 153 (45.67%) JavaScript
6 137 (40.90%) Finance
7 131 (39.10%) Web Services
8 127 (37.91%) RESTful
9 115 (34.33%) TDD
10 113 (33.73%) Continuous Integration
10 113 (33.73%) Scrum
11 106 (31.64%) Microservices
12 94 (28.06%) JUnit
13 88 (26.27%) Maven
14 87 (25.97%) SQL
15 85 (25.37%) Banking
16 80 (23.88%) Hibernate
17 79 (23.58%) NoSQL
18 78 (23.28%) Computer Science
19 77 (22.99%) Oracle
20 72 (21.49%) Google
21 71 (21.19%) Refactoring
22 70 (20.90%) Git (software)
23 69 (20.60%) OO
24 66 (19.70%) SQL Server
25 63 (18.81%) Hudson
25 63 (18.81%) Apache Cassandra
25 63 (18.81%) AngularJS
26 62 (18.51%) Docker
26 62 (18.51%) Kanban

Java Software 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 53 (15.82%) Apache
2 50 (14.93%) Tomcat
3 44 (13.13%) JBoss
4 26 (7.76%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (4.78%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.49%) IIS
7 3 (0.90%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.60%) Confluence
9 1 (0.30%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.30%) nginx
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.30%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 43 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.39%) GitHub
5 5 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.90%) Serverless
7 2 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.60%) IaaS
7 2 (0.60%) SaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.66%) Internet
2 28 (8.36%) ATM
3 2 (0.60%) Broadband
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) SMS
4 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (23.58%) NoSQL
2 66 (19.70%) SQL Server
3 63 (18.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 57 (17.01%) Relational Database
5 45 (13.43%) Redis
6 43 (12.84%) Neo4j
7 30 (8.96%) Big Data
7 30 (8.96%) MySQL
8 18 (5.37%) MongoDB
9 17 (5.07%) Hadoop
10 14 (4.18%) HBase
11 11 (3.28%) Infinispan
12 9 (2.69%) Blockchain
12 9 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (2.39%) Apache Hive
14 5 (1.49%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.19%) CouchDB
16 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
17 1 (0.30%) DB2
17 1 (0.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 94 (28.06%) JUnit
2 88 (26.27%) Maven
3 70 (20.90%) Git (software)
4 63 (18.81%) Hudson
5 48 (14.33%) JIRA
6 47 (14.03%) EasyMock
6 47 (14.03%) TeamCity
7 46 (13.73%) Subversion
8 43 (12.84%) Ant
9 42 (12.54%) Mercurial
10 41 (12.24%) jMock
11 32 (9.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 32 (9.55%) Jenkins
12 21 (6.27%) Travis CI
13 10 (2.99%) Cucumber
14 8 (2.39%) Eclipse
14 8 (2.39%) Gradle
14 8 (2.39%) Selenium
15 7 (2.09%) Bitbucket
16 5 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 137 (40.90%) Finance
2 85 (25.37%) Banking
3 50 (14.93%) Investment Banking
4 46 (13.73%) Retail Banking
5 37 (11.04%) Retail
6 17 (5.07%) Telecoms
7 14 (4.18%) Games
8 11 (3.28%) Marketing
9 10 (2.99%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.79%) Electronics
10 6 (1.79%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (1.19%) Front Office
13 3 (0.90%) Back Office
13 3 (0.90%) Billing
14 2 (0.60%) Automotive
14 2 (0.60%) Publishing
15 1 (0.30%) Advertising
15 1 (0.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (46.87%) Spring
2 131 (39.10%) Web Services
3 127 (37.91%) RESTful
4 80 (23.88%) Hibernate
5 63 (18.81%) AngularJS
6 51 (15.22%) XML
7 48 (14.33%) SOAP
8 45 (13.43%) Java EE
9 43 (12.84%) REST
10 42 (12.54%) HTML
10 42 (12.54%) J2EE
11 41 (12.24%) Spring Boot
12 31 (9.25%) GWT
12 31 (9.25%) Swing
13 29 (8.66%) React
14 27 (8.06%) HTML5
15 24 (7.16%) Play Framework
16 23 (6.87%) Node.js
17 21 (6.27%) CSS
17 21 (6.27%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 78 (23.28%) Computer Science
2 55 (16.42%) User Experience
3 52 (15.52%) Algorithms
3 52 (15.52%) Data Structures
4 41 (12.24%) Linux Command Line
5 32 (9.55%) Fintech
6 28 (8.36%) EFT
7 21 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (5.07%) Client/Server
8 17 (5.07%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (3.28%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.99%) N-Tier
11 8 (2.39%) Credit Risk
11 8 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (1.49%) Bitcoin
13 4 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.60%) PKI
15 2 (0.60%) Robotics
15 2 (0.60%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.01%) Windows
2 48 (14.33%) Unix
3 28 (8.36%) Linux
4 17 (5.07%) Android
5 16 (4.78%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.90%) Nucleus RTOS
6 3 (0.90%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (77.01%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (56.42%) Software Engineering
3 115 (34.33%) TDD
4 113 (33.73%) Continuous Integration
4 113 (33.73%) Scrum
5 106 (31.64%) Microservices
6 71 (21.19%) Refactoring
7 69 (20.60%) OO
8 62 (18.51%) Kanban
9 61 (18.21%) BDD
10 60 (17.91%) DevOps
11 58 (17.31%) E-Commerce
12 53 (15.82%) Multithreading
13 51 (15.22%) Front End Development
13 51 (15.22%) Web Development
14 50 (14.93%) Concurrent Programming
14 50 (14.93%) Open Source
15 49 (14.63%) Unit Testing
16 48 (14.33%) Asset Management
17 47 (14.03%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 333 (99.40%) Java
2 153 (45.67%) JavaScript
3 87 (25.97%) SQL
4 60 (17.91%) Scala
5 53 (15.82%) Groovy
5 53 (15.82%) Python
6 27 (8.06%) C#
6 27 (8.06%) C++
7 17 (5.07%) PHP
8 16 (4.78%) Go
8 16 (4.78%) Ruby
9 15 (4.48%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.99%) C
11 9 (2.69%) Kotlin
12 7 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.49%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.49%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.49%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.19%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (11.64%) Degree
2 19 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.58%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.79%) PhD
5 3 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
6 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (17.31%) QA
2 7 (2.09%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.09%) SEPA
System Software
1 62 (18.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.09%) Opsview
3 4 (1.19%) Puppet
4 3 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.30%) Consul
5 1 (0.30%) Control-M
5 1 (0.30%) Kibana
5 1 (0.30%) linkerd
5 1 (0.30%) logstash
5 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 77 (22.99%) Oracle
2 72 (21.49%) Google
3 42 (12.54%) Sybase
4 41 (12.24%) CA Agile Central
4 41 (12.24%) Perforce
5 12 (3.58%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.39%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.79%) SAP
8 4 (1.19%) Misys
9 3 (0.90%) ATG
9 3 (0.90%) Teradata
10 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.60%) Splunk
11 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.30%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.30%) Remedy