Period
to 24 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 24 January 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 > North of England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 99 92
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 226 475 635
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.36% 2.94% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 3.05% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 242 450 564
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.48% +6.84% -
10th Percentile £37,525 £32,500 £31,400
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North of England. 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
North of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 9,269 15,587 18,636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 96.63% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7,804 12,635 15,337
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the North of England

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in the North of England.

Salary trend for Java Developer in the North of England

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in the North of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the North of England

Java Developer
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the North of England region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
North West -36 114 £57,500 +4.55% 42
Yorkshire -20 68 £47,500 - 18
North East +50 43 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 North of England region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 226 (100.00%) Java
2 150 (66.37%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (45.58%) Spring
4 101 (44.69%) JavaScript
5 87 (38.50%) SQL
6 63 (27.88%) AngularJS
7 56 (24.78%) RESTful
7 56 (24.78%) Microservices
8 54 (23.89%) Software Engineering
9 48 (21.24%) DevOps
10 46 (20.35%) TDD
10 46 (20.35%) HTML
11 45 (19.91%) Scrum
12 41 (18.14%) AWS
12 41 (18.14%) Spring Boot
13 39 (17.26%) Git (software)
13 39 (17.26%) REST
14 38 (16.81%) CSS
15 36 (15.93%) JUnit
15 36 (15.93%) Docker
15 36 (15.93%) Jenkins
15 36 (15.93%) Java 8
16 35 (15.49%) Degree
17 34 (15.04%) React
18 33 (14.60%) Test Automation
19 32 (14.16%) Kubernetes
20 28 (12.39%) NoSQL
20 28 (12.39%) Node.js
21 27 (11.95%) Pair Programming
22 26 (11.50%) jQuery

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 13 (5.75%) WebSphere
2 11 (4.87%) Confluence
3 7 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.33%) Apache
5 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.44%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.14%) AWS
2 18 (7.96%) Azure
3 11 (4.87%) SaaS
4 8 (3.54%) GCP
5 6 (2.65%) Serverless
6 5 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.21%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.21%) Slack
7 4 (1.77%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (1.77%) GitHub
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) FTP
1 3 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.39%) NoSQL
2 18 (7.96%) Relational Database
2 18 (7.96%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.52%) MySQL
3 17 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.21%) Big Data
7 3 (1.33%) DB2
8 2 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.88%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.44%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.44%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 39 (17.26%) Git (software)
2 36 (15.93%) Jenkins
2 36 (15.93%) JUnit
3 19 (8.41%) Maven
4 16 (7.08%) Gradle
5 13 (5.75%) IntelliJ
6 12 (5.31%) Mockito
7 11 (4.87%) JIRA
8 8 (3.54%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.54%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.65%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.65%) Vagrant
10 5 (2.21%) Subversion
11 4 (1.77%) Grunt
11 4 (1.77%) gulp
11 4 (1.77%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.77%) webpack
12 3 (1.33%) GitLab
13 2 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (8.41%) Finance
2 11 (4.87%) Public Sector
3 9 (3.98%) Retail
4 6 (2.65%) Games
5 4 (1.77%) Banking
5 4 (1.77%) Law
6 3 (1.33%) Back Office
6 3 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (45.58%) Spring
2 63 (27.88%) AngularJS
3 56 (24.78%) RESTful
4 46 (20.35%) HTML
5 41 (18.14%) Spring Boot
6 39 (17.26%) REST
7 38 (16.81%) CSS
8 34 (15.04%) React
9 28 (12.39%) Node.js
10 26 (11.50%) jQuery
11 24 (10.62%) Web Services
12 22 (9.73%) Hibernate
13 20 (8.85%) J2EE
14 16 (7.08%) JSON
15 13 (5.75%) HTML5
15 13 (5.75%) Java EE
16 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (4.42%) Dropwizard
17 10 (4.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.96%) Algorithms
2 17 (7.52%) Data Structures
3 11 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.87%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.87%) User Experience
4 9 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.65%) e-Learning
5 6 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.21%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.21%) NHS
7 4 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.88%) Life Science
9 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.85%) Linux
2 6 (2.65%) Android
2 6 (2.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (0.88%) Unix
4 1 (0.44%) Debian
4 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (66.37%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.78%) Microservices
3 54 (23.89%) Software Engineering
4 48 (21.24%) DevOps
5 46 (20.35%) TDD
6 45 (19.91%) Scrum
7 33 (14.60%) Test Automation
8 27 (11.95%) Pair Programming
9 26 (11.50%) Unit Testing
10 24 (10.62%) MVC
11 21 (9.29%) Computer Science
11 21 (9.29%) OO
12 20 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (8.41%) SOLID
14 15 (6.64%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 14 (6.19%) Problem-Solving
16 12 (5.31%) E-Commerce
16 12 (5.31%) Project Management
17 11 (4.87%) Front End Development
17 11 (4.87%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (100.00%) Java
2 101 (44.69%) JavaScript
3 87 (38.50%) SQL
4 36 (15.93%) Java 8
5 20 (8.85%) C#
6 19 (8.41%) Python
7 14 (6.19%) TypeScript
8 11 (4.87%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.42%) Groovy
10 7 (3.10%) Kotlin
11 6 (2.65%) Scala
12 2 (0.88%) C++
13 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.44%) Clojure
13 1 (0.44%) Go
13 1 (0.44%) PHP
13 1 (0.44%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 35 (15.49%) Degree
2 16 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.31%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.65%) PhD
5 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.21%) GDPR
1 5 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.33%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.88%) IEC 62304
3 2 (0.88%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (15.93%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 32 (14.16%) Kubernetes
2 21 (9.29%) Terraform
3 7 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.10%) Packer
4 5 (2.21%) Puppet
5 2 (0.88%) Ansible
5 2 (0.88%) Rancher
6 1 (0.44%) Grafana
6 1 (0.44%) Kibana
6 1 (0.44%) logstash
6 1 (0.44%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (6.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.98%) Apple
3 7 (3.10%) Google
4 6 (2.65%) Aquila
4 6 (2.65%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.21%) Adobe
6 4 (1.77%) Oracle
7 3 (1.33%) IBM
8 2 (0.88%) hybris
8 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.88%) SAP
9 1 (0.44%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.44%) Lotus
9 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft