Period
to 4 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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

Java Developer
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 72 64
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,632 3,288 4,338
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.38% 4.03% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 4.18% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,560 2,959 3,935
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,375 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,800
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 46,252 78,606 95,154
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.39% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 36,802 61,673 77,371
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the UK excluding London

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Java Developer in the UK excluding London

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the UK excluding London

Java Developer
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 4 June 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
South East -28 575 £60,000 +9.09% 36
North of England +24 355 £50,000 - 32
South West +4 220 £50,000 - 28
North West +9 174 £55,000 - 18
Yorkshire +48 167 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Midlands -6 164 £55,000 +15.79% 14
Scotland +3 144 £50,000 - 5
East of England -11 92 £50,000 -9.09% 13
East Midlands -8 88 £55,000 +10.00% 5
West Midlands +12 76 £55,750 +23.89% 9
Wales -1 73 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Northern Ireland -4 30 £35,000 -12.50% 13
North East -19 14 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 UK excluding London region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 1,632 (100.00%) Java
2 934 (57.23%) Spring
3 844 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 500 (30.64%) JavaScript
5 426 (26.10%) Spring Boot
6 417 (25.55%) Microservices
7 396 (24.26%) Java 8
8 388 (23.77%) TDD
9 368 (22.55%) SQL
10 343 (21.02%) AngularJS
11 340 (20.83%) AWS
12 326 (19.98%) Web Services
13 313 (19.18%) Hibernate
13 313 (19.18%) Docker
14 291 (17.83%) Maven
15 280 (17.16%) Software Engineering
16 279 (17.10%) Git (software)
17 276 (16.91%) RESTful
18 266 (16.30%) Jenkins
19 259 (15.87%) Scrum
20 239 (14.64%) HTML
21 235 (14.40%) CSS
22 229 (14.03%) Finance
23 224 (13.73%) BDD
24 221 (13.54%) React
25 199 (12.19%) JUnit
26 195 (11.95%) Degree
27 189 (11.58%) REST
28 173 (10.60%) DevOps
29 171 (10.48%) Continuous Integration

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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
1 152 (9.31%) Tomcat
2 52 (3.19%) Apache Spark
3 49 (3.00%) Apache
4 46 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 35 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.41%) Confluence
7 22 (1.35%) JBoss
8 16 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 13 (0.80%) WildFly
10 11 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.55%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.49%) GlassFish
13 6 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.37%) Red Hat Fuse
14 4 (0.25%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.18%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.12%) Apache Pulsar
16 2 (0.12%) IIS
16 2 (0.12%) SAS
16 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 340 (20.83%) AWS
2 101 (6.19%) Azure
3 58 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
4 56 (3.43%) SaaS
5 42 (2.57%) Serverless
6 33 (2.02%) GCP
7 28 (1.72%) Amazon S3
8 23 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (1.23%) Amazon Cognito
9 20 (1.23%) GitHub
10 19 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (0.86%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (0.80%) Slack
13 10 (0.61%) AWS IoT
14 9 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.37%) PaaS
16 4 (0.25%) DigitalOcean
16 4 (0.25%) Office 365
16 4 (0.25%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.78%) HTTP
2 25 (1.53%) Internet
3 10 (0.61%) RFID
4 7 (0.43%) DNS
4 7 (0.43%) SSL
4 7 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.31%) SNA
6 4 (0.25%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.25%) Skype
7 3 (0.18%) Broadband
8 2 (0.12%) AMQP
8 2 (0.12%) Network Security
8 2 (0.12%) WebEx
9 1 (0.061%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (9.62%) MySQL
2 133 (8.15%) Relational Database
3 124 (7.60%) SQL Server
4 117 (7.17%) NoSQL
5 104 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
6 103 (6.31%) Big Data
7 72 (4.41%) MongoDB
8 63 (3.86%) Hadoop
9 50 (3.06%) RDBMS
10 30 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (1.29%) Apache Hive
11 21 (1.29%) HBase
11 21 (1.29%) Oracle Database
12 17 (1.04%) DB2
13 16 (0.98%) Text Mining
14 15 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (0.86%) Impala
16 11 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 10 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (0.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 291 (17.83%) Maven
2 279 (17.10%) Git (software)
3 266 (16.30%) Jenkins
4 199 (12.19%) JUnit
5 84 (5.15%) JIRA
6 78 (4.78%) Gradle
7 67 (4.11%) Eclipse
8 63 (3.86%) Selenium
9 61 (3.74%) Subversion
10 54 (3.31%) Mockito
11 53 (3.25%) Cucumber
12 45 (2.76%) SonarQube
13 37 (2.27%) DbUnit
13 37 (2.27%) jMock
14 28 (1.72%) NetBeans
15 27 (1.65%) Ant
16 23 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 19 (1.16%) Bitbucket
18 18 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
19 12 (0.74%) JMeter
General
1 229 (14.03%) Finance
2 82 (5.02%) Banking
3 55 (3.37%) Retail
4 51 (3.13%) Public Sector
5 42 (2.57%) Games
6 28 (1.72%) Law
7 23 (1.41%) Advertising
7 23 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.92%) Marketing
10 14 (0.86%) Back Office
11 11 (0.67%) Electronics
12 9 (0.55%) Automotive
13 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.31%) Local Government
14 5 (0.31%) Police
15 4 (0.25%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.18%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 934 (57.23%) Spring
2 426 (26.10%) Spring Boot
3 343 (21.02%) AngularJS
4 326 (19.98%) Web Services
5 313 (19.18%) Hibernate
6 276 (16.91%) RESTful
7 239 (14.64%) HTML
8 235 (14.40%) CSS
9 221 (13.54%) React
10 189 (11.58%) REST
11 155 (9.50%) J2EE
12 141 (8.64%) SOAP
13 135 (8.27%) Node.js
14 122 (7.48%) XML
15 90 (5.51%) Java EE
16 86 (5.27%) JSON
17 85 (5.21%) HTML5
18 84 (5.15%) JPA
19 71 (4.35%) JSP
20 65 (3.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.25%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (2.82%) Mobile App
5 23 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (1.29%) User Experience
7 20 (1.23%) Public Cloud
8 19 (1.16%) Life Science
9 13 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 13 (0.80%) Social Media
10 12 (0.74%) N-Tier
11 11 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.55%) NHS
13 8 (0.49%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.49%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.43%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.43%) Online Games
14 7 (0.43%) PKI
15 6 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 128 (7.84%) Linux
2 71 (4.35%) Unix
3 68 (4.17%) Android
4 42 (2.57%) Windows
5 29 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.86%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (0.43%) CentOS
9 6 (0.37%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.12%) Debian
13 1 (0.061%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.061%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 844 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 417 (25.55%) Microservices
3 388 (23.77%) TDD
4 280 (17.16%) Software Engineering
5 259 (15.87%) Scrum
6 224 (13.73%) BDD
7 173 (10.60%) DevOps
8 171 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
9 169 (10.36%) OO
10 166 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
11 155 (9.50%) Test Automation
12 123 (7.54%) SDLC
13 111 (6.80%) Computer Science
14 105 (6.43%) Kanban
15 101 (6.19%) Mentoring
16 94 (5.76%) Fintech
17 91 (5.58%) Machine Learning
18 89 (5.45%) MVC
19 86 (5.27%) Artificial Intelligence
20 81 (4.96%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,632 (100.00%) Java
2 500 (30.64%) JavaScript
3 396 (24.26%) Java 8
4 368 (22.55%) SQL
5 125 (7.66%) Python
6 95 (5.82%) TypeScript
7 85 (5.21%) C#
8 66 (4.04%) Scala
9 58 (3.55%) C++
10 42 (2.57%) Kotlin
11 40 (2.45%) Go
12 34 (2.08%) PHP
13 33 (2.02%) Groovy
14 26 (1.59%) Ruby
15 25 (1.53%) PL/SQL
16 15 (0.92%) C
16 15 (0.92%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.86%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.74%) Apple Swift
19 10 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 195 (11.95%) Degree
2 89 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 54 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.47%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.04%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.55%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.31%) HND
9 3 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.12%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.12%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.061%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.31%) QA
2 4 (0.25%) SEPA
3 3 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.061%) PMO
5 1 (0.061%) WAI
System Software
1 313 (19.18%) Docker
2 20 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.23%) vSphere
3 16 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.67%) HDFS
5 10 (0.61%) Postfix
6 3 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 148 (9.07%) Kubernetes
2 37 (2.27%) Terraform
3 20 (1.23%) Puppet
4 17 (1.04%) Ansible
5 9 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.43%) logstash
6 7 (0.43%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 6 (0.37%) Kibana
8 4 (0.25%) MOM
8 4 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.18%) Istio
10 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.061%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.061%) Grafana
11 1 (0.061%) Oozie
Vendors
1 160 (9.80%) Oracle
2 66 (4.04%) Google
3 31 (1.90%) IBM
4 27 (1.65%) Splunk
5 25 (1.53%) Atlassian
6 23 (1.41%) Microsoft
7 20 (1.23%) VMware
8 19 (1.16%) MuleSoft
9 14 (0.86%) SAP
10 10 (0.61%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.49%) Apple
11 8 (0.49%) Guidewire
12 7 (0.43%) NetIQ
12 7 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.25%) AppDynamics
13 4 (0.25%) CA Agile Central
14 3 (0.18%) CyberArk
14 3 (0.18%) ForgeRock
14 3 (0.18%) Lotus
15 2 (0.12%) Northgate