Period
to 26 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Core Java Developer was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

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

Core Java Developer
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1022 705 1027
Rank change year-on-year -317 +322 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Core Java Developer 39 13 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.024% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.025% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 45
10th Percentile £70,000 £77,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £72,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £100,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +29.03% +3.33%
75th Percentile £102,500 £110,000 £110,000
90th Percentile " " "
UK excluding London median annual salary - £72,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +51.04% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 118,295 51,706 129,910
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.27% 95.12% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 82,146 43,525 105,328
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Core Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Core Java Developer in the UK

Core Java Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Core Java Developer in the UK

Core Java Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Core Java Developer over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Core Java Developer in the UK

Core Java Developer
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Core Java Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 26 November 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
London -215 39 £95,000 -5.00% 10
England -291 39 £95,000 -5.00% 10
Work from Home - 2 £74,000 -

Core Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2021, Core 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 featuring Core Java Developer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (79.49%) Finance
3 29 (74.36%) Data Structures
3 29 (74.36%) Algorithms
4 25 (64.10%) Fintech
4 25 (64.10%) Java 8
5 10 (25.64%) Multithreading
6 7 (17.95%) Banking
7 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.82%) Derivative
8 5 (12.82%) Front Office
8 5 (12.82%) OOD
9 4 (10.26%) Python
9 4 (10.26%) Degree
9 4 (10.26%) TDD
9 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
9 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
10 3 (7.69%) DevOps
10 3 (7.69%) Mockito
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
10 3 (7.69%) Open Source
10 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
10 3 (7.69%) QA
10 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Spring
10 3 (7.69%) Ruby
10 3 (7.69%) OOP

Core Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (5.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Azure
1 1 (2.56%) GCP
1 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) DB2
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.69%) JUnit
1 3 (7.69%) Mockito
2 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) Gradle
3 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (79.49%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Front Office
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Middleware
1 3 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (74.36%) Algorithms
1 29 (74.36%) Data Structures
2 5 (12.82%) Derivative
3 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.13%) Equities
4 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Fintech
2 10 (25.64%) Multithreading
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.82%) OOD
5 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 3 (7.69%) BDD
6 3 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (7.69%) DevOps
6 3 (7.69%) OOP
6 3 (7.69%) Open Source
6 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.13%) Market Making
7 2 (5.13%) Multithreaded Programming
7 2 (5.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (64.10%) Java 8
3 4 (10.26%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle
1 2 (5.13%) Solace
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) IBM
2 1 (2.56%) Sybase