The median annual salary for a Java Applications Developer was £49,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 793 884
Rank change year-on-year +18 +91  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Applications Developer 95 120 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 81 102 86
Median salary £49,500 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -20.55% +12.50%  

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 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +26 88 £50,000 +11.11% 6
London +12 42 £67,500 +50.00% 4
West Midlands +20 17 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Warwickshire - 13 £34,000 -
Leamington Spa - 13 £34,000 -
Suffolk +15 10 £35,750 -4.66%
East of England +3 10 £35,750 -7.14%
South East +33 9 £49,500 -7.90%
Surrey +39 6 £50,000 +25.00%
South West +5 6 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +17 4 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £38,750 -
Scotland +12 3 - -
Glasgow +11 3 - -
Ipswich +6 3 £40,000 +6.66%
Bristol -30 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex +5 2 £37,500 -37.50%
North West - 2 £35,000 -
Leatherhead - 2 £40,000 -
Manchester - 2 £35,000 -
City of London +20 1 £60,000 -40.00%
East Midlands +16 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Yorkshire +4 1 £40,000 -11.11% 1
South Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £49,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £27,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (44.14%) JavaScript
3 55 (37.93%) Mobile App
4 53 (36.55%) Android Development
4 53 (36.55%) Android
5 49 (33.79%) HTML
6 46 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (31.03%) CSS
8 40 (27.59%) MySQL
9 39 (26.90%) TDD
10 38 (26.21%) Web Services
11 36 (24.83%) HTML5
12 33 (22.76%) Android Studio
12 33 (22.76%) User Experience
13 30 (20.69%) Spring
13 30 (20.69%) Finance
14 29 (20.00%) JSON
15 28 (19.31%) SQL
16 27 (18.62%) Python
16 27 (18.62%) Android SDK
17 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (17.24%) Software Engineering
18 25 (17.24%) Linux
18 25 (17.24%) Hibernate
19 23 (15.86%) REST
20 22 (15.17%) Apple Swift
20 22 (15.17%) Gradle
20 22 (15.17%) Scrum
20 22 (15.17%) Asset Management
21 21 (14.48%) Django

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 8 (5.52%) Tomcat
2 7 (4.83%) Apache
3 4 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.07%) JBoss
4 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.38%) IIS
5 2 (1.38%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.69%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Drupal
6 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) GitHub
3 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.76%) HTTP
1 4 (2.76%) X.509
2 3 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.69%) SNMP
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.59%) MySQL
2 21 (14.48%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.21%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.52%) Oracle Database
5 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (3.45%) EDRMS
7 4 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.76%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.07%) Big Data
8 3 (2.07%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.07%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.38%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.38%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.69%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.69%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 33 (22.76%) Android Studio
2 22 (15.17%) Gradle
3 21 (14.48%) Xcode
4 20 (13.79%) Maven
5 12 (8.28%) Git (software)
5 12 (8.28%) Jenkins
6 9 (6.21%) Subversion
7 6 (4.14%) Ant
8 5 (3.45%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.07%) Selenium
10 2 (1.38%) CruiseControl
10 2 (1.38%) JUnit
11 1 (0.69%) Hudson
11 1 (0.69%) JIRA
11 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.69%) Mockito
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Retail
3 5 (3.45%) Games
4 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.38%) Advertising
5 2 (1.38%) Automotive
5 2 (1.38%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (33.79%) HTML
2 45 (31.03%) CSS
3 38 (26.21%) Web Services
4 36 (24.83%) HTML5
5 30 (20.69%) Spring
6 29 (20.00%) JSON
7 27 (18.62%) Android SDK
8 25 (17.24%) Hibernate
9 23 (15.86%) REST
10 21 (14.48%) Django
10 21 (14.48%) jQuery
11 18 (12.41%) RxJava
11 18 (12.41%) XML
12 17 (11.72%) Ajax
13 16 (11.03%) AngularJS
14 15 (10.34%) J2EE
15 13 (8.97%) RESTful
15 13 (8.97%) SOAP
16 10 (6.90%) GWT
16 10 (6.90%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (37.93%) Mobile App
2 33 (22.76%) User Experience
3 19 (13.10%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (10.34%) Fintech
5 11 (7.59%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.21%) Clustering
7 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.07%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.38%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.38%) NHS
10 1 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.69%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 53 (36.55%) Android
2 25 (17.24%) Linux
3 15 (10.34%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.14%) Unix
5 5 (3.45%) Windows
6 4 (2.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (36.55%) Android Development
2 46 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (26.90%) TDD
4 26 (17.93%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 22 (15.17%) Asset Management
6 22 (15.17%) Scrum
7 20 (13.79%) E-Commerce
8 18 (12.41%) OO
8 18 (12.41%) Test Automation
9 14 (9.66%) BDD
10 13 (8.97%) OOP
11 12 (8.28%) OOD
11 12 (8.28%) Performance Analysis
11 12 (8.28%) Web Development
12 11 (7.59%) Business Analysis
12 11 (7.59%) Mobile Development
12 11 (7.59%) Mobile First
12 11 (7.59%) Pair Programming
12 11 (7.59%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 145 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (44.14%) JavaScript
3 28 (19.31%) SQL
4 27 (18.62%) Python
5 22 (15.17%) Apple Swift
6 21 (14.48%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.52%) C#
8 7 (4.83%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.45%) C++
9 5 (3.45%) PHP
10 4 (2.76%) ANSI SQL
10 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.76%) C
10 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.07%) Groovy
12 2 (1.38%) ABAP
13 1 (0.69%) Delphi
13 1 (0.69%) Pascal
13 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (10.34%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) PhD
5 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) Nagios
2 1 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (13.79%) Oracle
2 3 (2.07%) Google
3 2 (1.38%) Fixnetix
3 2 (1.38%) HP
3 2 (1.38%) hybris
3 2 (1.38%) SAP
3 2 (1.38%) Vertica
4 1 (0.69%) Apple
4 1 (0.69%) ATG
4 1 (0.69%) CA
4 1 (0.69%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.69%) Demandware
4 1 (0.69%) IBM
4 1 (0.69%) Tableau
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