Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Applications Developer was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Java Application Developer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1075 1093 1043
Rank change year-on-year +18 -50 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 114 144 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.076% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.079% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 82 118 207
UK median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £33,675 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,900 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% -2.30% -3.33%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Java Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Applications Developer in the UK

Java Applications Developer
Top 14 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
England +6 103 £46,250 +2.78% 3
London +15 56 £77,500 +63.16% 1
UK excluding London +6 56 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Midlands +46 31 £37,500 -37.50% 1
West Midlands +27 21 £37,500 -37.50%
East Midlands - 10 £35,000 - 1
North of England +9 7 £46,250 +15.63% 1
Scotland -11 7 £70,000 -
South West 0 5 £35,000 -22.22%
North West -14 4 £37,500 -3.23%
South East -4 3 £49,500 +23.75%
North East - 3 £55,000 - 1
Wales - 2 £36,250 -
East of England -5 1 £55,000 +37.50%

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 31 (27.19%) HTML
5 29 (25.44%) SQL
5 29 (25.44%) Mobile App
6 28 (24.56%) Android Development
6 28 (24.56%) Oracle
6 28 (24.56%) Android
7 27 (23.68%) MySQL
7 27 (23.68%) CSS
8 22 (19.30%) TDD
8 22 (19.30%) Python
8 22 (19.30%) AngularJS
8 22 (19.30%) Performance Analysis
8 22 (19.30%) Android Studio
9 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
10 20 (17.54%) Node.js
11 19 (16.67%) Spring
11 19 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (15.79%) Scrum
13 17 (14.91%) Finance
13 17 (14.91%) Web Services
14 16 (14.04%) XML
14 16 (14.04%) Retail
14 16 (14.04%) User Experience
15 15 (13.16%) Banking
15 15 (13.16%) QA
15 15 (13.16%) Hadoop
15 15 (13.16%) Test Automation

Java Applications 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 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 5 (4.39%) Apache
4 4 (3.51%) JBoss
4 4 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.63%) Alfresco
5 3 (2.63%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.88%) Confluence
7 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.88%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.88%) Jetty
7 1 (0.88%) Mule
7 1 (0.88%) nginx
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Actimize
1 2 (1.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.14%) AMQP
2 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) Broadband
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) SMPP
4 1 (0.88%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) MySQL
2 15 (13.16%) Hadoop
3 14 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 12 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 8 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (6.14%) Big Data
7 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (4.39%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.63%) MariaDB
9 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.75%) MS Access
10 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.88%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.88%) HBase
11 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.88%) Redis
11 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Android Studio
2 14 (12.28%) JUnit
3 13 (11.40%) Gradle
4 12 (10.53%) Subversion
5 9 (7.89%) Xcode
6 8 (7.02%) Maven
6 8 (7.02%) Selenium
7 7 (6.14%) Mocha
8 6 (5.26%) Git (software)
8 6 (5.26%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.75%) JIRA
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.88%) Ant
10 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.88%) Hamcrest
10 1 (0.88%) jMock
10 1 (0.88%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.88%) TestNG
General
1 17 (14.91%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Retail
3 15 (13.16%) Banking
4 12 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.89%) Front Office
6 5 (4.39%) Law
7 4 (3.51%) Legal
8 2 (1.75%) Advertising
8 2 (1.75%) Games
8 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.19%) HTML
2 27 (23.68%) CSS
3 22 (19.30%) AngularJS
4 20 (17.54%) Node.js
5 19 (16.67%) Spring
6 17 (14.91%) Web Services
7 16 (14.04%) XML
8 15 (13.16%) HTML5
9 13 (11.40%) Ajax
9 13 (11.40%) Dagger
9 13 (11.40%) Django
9 13 (11.40%) Hibernate
9 13 (11.40%) RxJava
10 12 (10.53%) Backbone.js
10 12 (10.53%) Java EE
11 11 (9.65%) J2EE
12 9 (7.89%) Android SDK
13 8 (7.02%) Apache Camel
13 8 (7.02%) REST
14 7 (6.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.44%) Mobile App
2 16 (14.04%) User Experience
3 12 (10.53%) Derivative
4 11 (9.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (7.89%) Equities
5 9 (7.89%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (7.02%) Fixed Income
7 7 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.26%) Driving Licence
8 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (4.39%) Fintech
10 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.63%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (2.63%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.75%) Clustering
11 2 (1.75%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.88%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 28 (24.56%) Android
2 14 (12.28%) Linux
3 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.56%) Android Development
3 22 (19.30%) Performance Analysis
3 22 (19.30%) TDD
4 21 (18.42%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.79%) Scrum
7 15 (13.16%) BDD
7 15 (13.16%) Test Automation
8 14 (12.28%) E-Commerce
8 14 (12.28%) OO
9 13 (11.40%) Business Analysis
9 13 (11.40%) Customer-Centricity
9 13 (11.40%) Pair Programming
9 13 (11.40%) SOLID
10 12 (10.53%) Open Source
11 11 (9.65%) Multithreading
12 10 (8.77%) Web Development
13 9 (7.89%) Asset Management
13 9 (7.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 29 (25.44%) SQL
4 22 (19.30%) Python
5 9 (7.89%) Apple Swift
5 9 (7.89%) C#
5 9 (7.89%) Objective-C
6 5 (4.39%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.63%) PHP
9 2 (1.75%) C
9 2 (1.75%) Delphi
9 2 (1.75%) Pascal
9 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.75%) Scala
9 2 (1.75%) VBA
10 1 (0.88%) C++
10 1 (0.88%) Erlang
10 1 (0.88%) Groovy
10 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) MiFID
3 2 (1.75%) SEPA
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) Oracle
2 8 (7.02%) Cloudera
3 4 (3.51%) Apigee
3 4 (3.51%) MuleSoft
3 4 (3.51%) WSO2
4 3 (2.63%) Fixnetix
4 3 (2.63%) HP
4 3 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat