Period
to 25 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £88,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 382 483 541
Rank change year-on-year +101 +58 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 91 278 291
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.52% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 86 313 252
Median annual salary £88,750 £80,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.94% +28.00% -
10th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £40,125
90th Percentile £122,500 £122,500 £104,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +22.73% +15.79%

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 18,742 53,126 65,643
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.36% 95.22% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15,515 43,245 53,455
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +3.09%

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in London

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Software Developer in London.

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in London

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Software Developer in London over the 6 months to 25 September 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 25 September 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 +152 22 £85,000 +17.24% 4
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 91 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (86.81%) Software Engineering
3 78 (85.71%) Finance
4 57 (62.64%) AWS
4 57 (62.64%) Python
4 57 (62.64%) Web Services
5 55 (60.44%) Asset Management
6 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (54.95%) Kubernetes
8 49 (53.85%) Docker
9 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
10 37 (40.66%) Microservices
10 37 (40.66%) Fintech
11 33 (36.26%) Greenfield Project
12 32 (35.16%) Test Automation
13 31 (34.07%) Mocha
13 31 (34.07%) Jest
14 30 (32.97%) Machine Learning
14 30 (32.97%) Artificial Intelligence
15 29 (31.87%) QA
15 29 (31.87%) Cucumber
15 29 (31.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 29 (31.87%) QA Automation
15 29 (31.87%) OpenShift
16 28 (30.77%) JUnit
17 27 (29.67%) SDET
18 25 (27.47%) Hedge funds
19 22 (24.18%) SQL
20 20 (21.98%) Investment Management
21 19 (20.88%) RESTful

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 19 (20.88%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.10%) JBoss
2 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 57 (62.64%) AWS
2 29 (31.87%) OpenShift
3 18 (19.78%) AWS Lambda
3 18 (19.78%) Serverless
4 16 (17.58%) Azure
4 16 (17.58%) GCP
5 14 (15.38%) Amazon ECS
5 14 (15.38%) Apigee
6 4 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (4.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) MySQL
2 15 (16.48%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
3 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.40%) Apache Ignite
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (34.07%) Mocha
2 29 (31.87%) Cucumber
3 28 (30.77%) JUnit
4 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
5 14 (15.38%) Artifactory
5 14 (15.38%) GitLab
6 6 (6.59%) Selenium
7 4 (4.40%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.20%) JIRA
8 2 (2.20%) Maven
9 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.10%) LoadUI
9 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 78 (85.71%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Banking
3 12 (13.19%) Front Office
4 2 (2.20%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (62.64%) Web Services
2 31 (34.07%) Jest
3 19 (20.88%) RESTful
4 16 (17.58%) React
5 14 (15.38%) gRPC
5 14 (15.38%) OAuth
5 14 (15.38%) Swagger
6 11 (12.09%) AngularJS
7 10 (10.99%) Vue.js
8 7 (7.69%) Node.js
9 6 (6.59%) HTML
10 5 (5.49%) Ajax
10 5 (5.49%) CSS
10 5 (5.49%) REST
10 5 (5.49%) Spring
11 4 (4.40%) CSS3
11 4 (4.40%) HTML5
11 4 (4.40%) JSON
11 4 (4.40%) Sass
12 2 (2.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (36.26%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (27.47%) Hedge funds
3 11 (12.09%) Fixed Income
4 10 (10.99%) Derivative
5 5 (5.49%) Equities
6 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.20%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.10%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Linux
1 2 (2.20%) Unix
2 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (86.81%) Software Engineering
2 55 (60.44%) Asset Management
3 53 (58.24%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (40.66%) Fintech
4 37 (40.66%) Microservices
5 32 (35.16%) Test Automation
6 30 (32.97%) Artificial Intelligence
6 30 (32.97%) Machine Learning
7 29 (31.87%) QA Automation
7 29 (31.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 27 (29.67%) SDET
9 20 (21.98%) Investment Management
10 17 (18.68%) DevOps
11 9 (9.89%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.89%) Technology Roadmap
12 7 (7.69%) TDD
13 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (4.40%) Creative Thinking
14 4 (4.40%) SOA
14 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (62.64%) Python
3 45 (49.45%) JavaScript
4 22 (24.18%) SQL
5 12 (13.19%) Kotlin
6 5 (5.49%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.40%) Clojure
7 4 (4.40%) Scala
8 3 (3.30%) C++
8 3 (3.30%) Java 8
9 2 (2.20%) C#
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (31.87%) QA
System Software
1 49 (53.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 50 (54.95%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Oracle
2 15 (16.48%) Google
3 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.10%) Talend