The median annual salary for a Java Applications Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Application Developer
UK
Rank 806 848 829
Rank change year-on-year +42 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 51 100 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 95 114
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £47,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year -21.05% -11.21%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Java Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Applications Developer in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer.

Salary trend for Java Applications Developer in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Applications Developer in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +64 46 £53,750 +19.44% 14
London +38 19 £75,000 +66.66% 8
West Midlands +31 8 £34,000 -17.57%
Warwickshire - 7 £34,000 -
Leamington Spa - 7 £34,000 -
South East +56 6 £41,250 -25.00%
City of London +55 6 £90,000 +69.01% 2
South West +13 6 £35,750 -20.55% 3
East of England +21 5 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Bristol 0 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Berkshire +39 3 £42,500 -22.72%
Suffolk +27 3 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Scotland +21 3 £50,500 -32.66%
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £55,000 - 1
Edinburgh 0 2 £50,500 -
Surrey - 2 £31,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £28,750 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £31,750 -
Maidenhead - 2 £42,500 -
Glasgow +25 1 - -
Birmingham +13 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Milton Keynes +1 1 £47,500 -20.83%
Northern Ireland -11 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £34,000 -
Derby - 1 £30,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £22,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £34,000 -

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Java Applications Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Java Applications Developer in the job title.

1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 48 (40.00%) HTML
4 42 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (33.33%) CSS
6 29 (24.17%) Spring
7 26 (21.67%) Finance
7 26 (21.67%) SQL
8 23 (19.17%) XML
8 23 (19.17%) Hibernate
8 23 (19.17%) Mobile App
9 22 (18.33%) OO
9 22 (18.33%) HTML5
10 21 (17.50%) Git (software)
10 21 (17.50%) Linux
10 21 (17.50%) Relational Database
10 21 (17.50%) SDLC
11 20 (16.67%) Web Services
11 20 (16.67%) Oracle
11 20 (16.67%) TDD
12 18 (15.00%) Scrum
12 18 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (14.17%) Software Engineering
14 16 (13.33%) Degree
14 16 (13.33%) Android
14 16 (13.33%) J2EE
14 16 (13.33%) MySQL
14 16 (13.33%) Android Development
15 15 (12.50%) jQuery
15 15 (12.50%) Groovy

Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (7.50%) Apache
2 8 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.33%) CMS
3 4 (3.33%) IIS
4 3 (2.50%) JBoss
5 2 (1.67%) Mule
5 2 (1.67%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Drupal
6 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) SaaS
2 3 (2.50%) Google Play
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) Skype
1 3 (2.50%) X.509
2 2 (1.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) SSL
2 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 16 (13.33%) MySQL
3 14 (11.67%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.67%) Big Data
8 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.67%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.83%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.83%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.00%) Android Studio
2 12 (10.00%) Maven
2 12 (10.00%) Subversion
3 11 (9.17%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.50%) JUnit
5 8 (6.67%) Xcode
6 7 (5.83%) Hudson
7 6 (5.00%) Ant
7 6 (5.00%) JIRA
8 5 (4.17%) Gradle
9 2 (1.67%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.67%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.67%) jMock
9 2 (1.67%) Mockito
9 2 (1.67%) Selenium
10 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (21.67%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Games
3 8 (6.67%) Banking
4 7 (5.83%) Marketing
5 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.17%) Advertising
6 5 (4.17%) Retail
7 4 (3.33%) Legal
8 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.67%) Law
10 1 (0.83%) Automotive
10 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.00%) HTML
2 40 (33.33%) CSS
3 29 (24.17%) Spring
4 23 (19.17%) Hibernate
4 23 (19.17%) XML
5 22 (18.33%) HTML5
6 20 (16.67%) Web Services
7 16 (13.33%) J2EE
8 15 (12.50%) jQuery
9 14 (11.67%) .NET
10 13 (10.83%) JSP
11 12 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 12 (10.00%) JSON
12 11 (9.17%) REST
13 9 (7.50%) Ajax
13 9 (7.50%) Android SDK
13 9 (7.50%) JDBC
14 8 (6.67%) SOAP
15 7 (5.83%) J2SE
15 7 (5.83%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.17%) Mobile App
2 18 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 13 (10.83%) Fintech
5 10 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.50%) User Experience
7 4 (3.33%) Clustering
8 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.67%) Pricing Data
10 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.83%) Derivative
10 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.83%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.50%) Linux
2 16 (13.33%) Android
3 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.33%) Unix
4 3 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.33%) OO
3 21 (17.50%) SDLC
4 20 (16.67%) TDD
5 18 (15.00%) Scrum
6 17 (14.17%) Software Engineering
7 16 (13.33%) Android Development
8 14 (11.67%) MVC
9 11 (9.17%) Asset Management
10 10 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 10 (8.33%) Open Source
10 10 (8.33%) Software Delivery
11 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.50%) Web Development
12 8 (6.67%) Analytics
12 8 (6.67%) OOP
12 8 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (5.83%) SOA
14 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 26 (21.67%) SQL
4 15 (12.50%) Groovy
5 12 (10.00%) C#
6 9 (7.50%) Apple Swift
6 9 (7.50%) Objective-C
6 9 (7.50%) Python
7 5 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.33%) ANSI SQL
8 4 (3.33%) PHP
8 4 (3.33%) Scala
8 4 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.50%) C++
10 2 (1.67%) ABAP
10 2 (1.67%) Ruby
10 2 (1.67%) VB
10 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.67%) VB6
11 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (2.50%) Google
3 2 (1.67%) CA
3 2 (1.67%) hybris
3 2 (1.67%) SAP
3 2 (1.67%) Vertica
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe
4 1 (0.83%) Apple
4 1 (0.83%) ATG
4 1 (0.83%) Demandware
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
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