Period
to 19 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 February 2020.

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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 453 574 498
Rank change year-on-year +121 -76 +104
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 250 221 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.49% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.37% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 249 195 323
London median annual salary £87,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.63% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £44,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £122,750 £102,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £72,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +31.82% +4.76% +5.00%

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 48,357 59,983 66,658
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.33% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39,192 49,095 55,101
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,375 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +3.96% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 2020. 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 +27 30 £72,500 +7.41% 12
West London +10 4 £40,000 -15.79% 8
South London +5 1 £45,000 -10.00%
North London -9 1 £57,500 +27.78%
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 250 (100.00%) Java
2 199 (79.60%) Software Engineering
3 185 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (70.40%) AWS
5 164 (65.60%) Finance
6 162 (64.80%) Web Services
7 148 (59.20%) Asset Management
7 148 (59.20%) Microservices
8 147 (58.80%) J2EE
9 99 (39.60%) SQL
10 89 (35.60%) Python
11 84 (33.60%) J2SE
12 71 (28.40%) Big Data
13 70 (28.00%) R
14 65 (26.00%) Analytics
15 63 (25.20%) Data Analytics
16 61 (24.40%) Jenkins
17 59 (23.60%) Oracle
18 58 (23.20%) Docker
19 57 (22.80%) React
20 55 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
21 54 (21.60%) MySQL
21 54 (21.60%) Dropwizard
22 53 (21.20%) SQL Server
23 50 (20.00%) JavaScript
23 50 (20.00%) Relational Database
24 49 (19.60%) Data Management
25 48 (19.20%) Enterprise Data Management
25 48 (19.20%) Sybase
25 48 (19.20%) RDBMS

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 11 (4.40%) CMS
2 8 (3.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (2.80%) JBoss
3 7 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.40%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.80%) Apache
7 2 (0.80%) Confluence
7 2 (0.80%) IIS
8 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 176 (70.40%) AWS
2 41 (16.40%) Amazon SQS
3 36 (14.40%) Amazon S3
4 35 (14.00%) Amazon EC2
4 35 (14.00%) Amazon ECS
5 27 (10.80%) AWS Fargate
6 20 (8.00%) Azure
7 15 (6.00%) Serverless
8 10 (4.00%) GCP
9 9 (3.60%) OpenShift
10 8 (3.20%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (3.20%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (2.40%) CloudBees
12 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.40%) Heroku
12 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) Broadband
1 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (28.40%) Big Data
2 55 (22.00%) PostgreSQL
3 54 (21.60%) MySQL
4 53 (21.20%) SQL Server
5 50 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 48 (19.20%) Amazon Aurora
6 48 (19.20%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.60%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (3.60%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (2.80%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.00%) Infinispan
11 3 (1.20%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.80%) Redis
12 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 61 (24.40%) Jenkins
2 25 (10.00%) GitLab
3 21 (8.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 19 (7.60%) Travis CI
5 18 (7.20%) Git (software)
6 17 (6.80%) JUnit
7 10 (4.00%) Eclipse
8 8 (3.20%) Artifactory
8 8 (3.20%) RStudio
9 7 (2.80%) Gradle
9 7 (2.80%) JIRA
9 7 (2.80%) Selenium
10 6 (2.40%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.00%) Cucumber
11 5 (2.00%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.60%) jMock
12 4 (1.60%) Mockito
13 2 (0.80%) EasyMock
13 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
General
1 164 (65.60%) Finance
2 47 (18.80%) Banking
2 47 (18.80%) Front Office
3 12 (4.80%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.80%) Back Office
5 6 (2.40%) Games
6 5 (2.00%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Advertising
7 3 (1.20%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (64.80%) Web Services
2 147 (58.80%) J2EE
3 84 (33.60%) J2SE
4 57 (22.80%) React
5 54 (21.60%) Dropwizard
6 48 (19.20%) gRPC
7 35 (14.00%) Spring
8 34 (13.60%) HTML
9 33 (13.20%) CSS
10 27 (10.80%) Lambda Expressions
11 26 (10.40%) Node.js
12 23 (9.20%) AngularJS
13 21 (8.40%) Swagger
14 19 (7.60%) Kafka
14 19 (7.60%) RESTful
15 15 (6.00%) Vue.js
16 14 (5.60%) JMS
17 10 (4.00%) Hibernate
17 10 (4.00%) REST
18 8 (3.20%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.20%) Pricing Data
2 46 (18.40%) Fixed Income
3 37 (14.80%) Equities
3 37 (14.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (10.80%) Reference Data
5 18 (7.20%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (5.20%) Derivative
8 10 (4.00%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.40%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.40%) PlayStation
10 3 (1.20%) User Experience
11 2 (0.80%) Cloud Native
11 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.80%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.80%) Online Games
11 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.80%) Wiki
12 1 (0.40%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.00%) Linux
2 5 (2.00%) CentOS
2 5 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.80%) Unix
3 2 (0.80%) Windows
3 2 (0.80%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.40%) Android
4 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (79.60%) Software Engineering
2 185 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (59.20%) Asset Management
3 148 (59.20%) Microservices
4 65 (26.00%) Analytics
5 63 (25.20%) Data Analytics
6 49 (19.60%) Data Management
7 48 (19.20%) Enterprise Data Management
8 45 (18.00%) TDD
9 42 (16.80%) DevOps
10 37 (14.80%) Machine Learning
11 35 (14.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 35 (14.00%) Big Data Analytics
12 33 (13.20%) OO
13 30 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (10.80%) ETL
15 24 (9.60%) BDD
16 23 (9.20%) Decision-Making
17 16 (6.40%) Front End Development
18 15 (6.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 250 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (39.60%) SQL
3 89 (35.60%) Python
4 70 (28.00%) R
5 50 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (9.60%) Java 8
7 17 (6.80%) Scala
8 14 (5.60%) C#
9 8 (3.20%) Groovy
9 8 (3.20%) Kotlin
10 6 (2.40%) Go
11 5 (2.00%) C++
11 5 (2.00%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.00%) VBA
12 3 (1.20%) XQuery
13 2 (0.80%) C
13 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.80%) Ruby
13 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.40%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 10 (4.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 58 (23.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (10.40%) Kubernetes
2 23 (9.20%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (4.00%) Puppet
3 10 (4.00%) Terraform
4 6 (2.40%) Rancher
5 3 (1.20%) Ansible
5 3 (1.20%) Istio
Vendors
1 59 (23.60%) Oracle
2 48 (19.20%) Sybase
3 10 (4.00%) Google
4 8 (3.20%) Adobe
5 6 (2.40%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.60%) IBM
7 2 (0.80%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.40%) Comptel
8 1 (0.40%) Nokia
8 1 (0.40%) Veracode