The median annual salary for a Java Consultant was £60,000 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 Consultant
UK
Rank 796 839 847
Rank change year-on-year +43 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Consultant 61 109 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 46 92 98
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.81% -  

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 Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Consultant in the UK

Java Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Consultant in the UK

Java Consultant
Salary Histogram

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

Salary histogram for Java Consultant in the UK

Java Consultant
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Consultant 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 +55 60 £60,000 - 8
London +21 29 £65,000 - 6
South West - 10 £25,000 -
South East +53 9 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Hampshire - 7 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 7 - -
East of England +22 6 £60,000 +33.33%
Hertfordshire +14 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Farnborough - 4 £50,000 -
Southampton - 3 £37,500 -
Bristol - 3 £25,000 -
City of London +28 2 £60,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands +28 2 £34,500 +53.33%
Surrey +27 2 £61,250 +2.08%
Guildford +23 2 £61,250 +39.20%
North West -17 2 £58,750 +6.81% 1
Manchester -20 2 £58,750 +6.81% 1
Birmingham +13 1 £34,500 +53.33%
Coventry - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £50,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £75,000 -
Potters Bar - 1 £60,000 -
Hatfield - 1 £60,000 -
Wales - 1 £50,000 -
Essex - 1 £52,500 -

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Java Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 151 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (45.03%) Finance
3 67 (44.37%) SQL
4 50 (33.11%) HTML
5 49 (32.45%) JBoss
6 48 (31.79%) Linux
7 46 (30.46%) Oracle
8 45 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (28.48%) Banking
9 43 (28.48%) Unix
10 41 (27.15%) SOA
11 38 (25.17%) Java EE
12 37 (24.50%) XML
13 35 (23.18%) Spring
14 34 (22.52%) Middleware
15 33 (21.85%) WebSphere
16 32 (21.19%) SQL Server
17 30 (19.87%) Apache Camel
18 29 (19.21%) J2EE
18 29 (19.21%) Windows
19 28 (18.54%) JavaScript
19 28 (18.54%) Software Engineering
19 28 (18.54%) REST
20 27 (17.88%) WebSphere Application Server
21 26 (17.22%) Relational Database
22 24 (15.89%) C#
22 24 (15.89%) TCP/IP
22 24 (15.89%) Enterprise Software
23 23 (15.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
23 23 (15.23%) RDBMS

Java Consultant 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 49 (32.45%) JBoss
2 33 (21.85%) WebSphere
3 27 (17.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 23 (15.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (11.92%) WebLogic
6 14 (9.27%) Tomcat
7 8 (5.30%) Apache Pig
8 4 (2.65%) Apache Spark
8 4 (2.65%) Mule
9 3 (1.99%) Anypoint
9 3 (1.99%) Apache
9 3 (1.99%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (1.32%) Documentum
10 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.32%) FileNet
10 2 (1.32%) IIS
10 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Integration
11 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 23 (15.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Maximo
2 2 (1.32%) BASE24
2 2 (1.32%) Postilion
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) iPaaS
2 3 (1.99%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.89%) TCP/IP
2 17 (11.26%) SSL
3 4 (2.65%) Internet
4 3 (1.99%) Firewall
5 2 (1.32%) ATM
5 2 (1.32%) HTTP
6 1 (0.66%) AMQP
6 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 26 (17.22%) Relational Database
3 23 (15.23%) RDBMS
4 21 (13.91%) DB2
5 20 (13.25%) Big Data
6 11 (7.28%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.96%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.99%) GIS
10 2 (1.32%) MS Access
10 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.66%) HBase
11 1 (0.66%) Impala
11 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.66%) MySQL
11 1 (0.66%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.66%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.65%) JUnit
4 3 (1.99%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.32%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.32%) jMock
5 2 (1.32%) Mockito
5 2 (1.32%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.66%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.66%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.66%) JIRA
6 1 (0.66%) JMeter
6 1 (0.66%) Maven
6 1 (0.66%) Mocha
6 1 (0.66%) Selenium
6 1 (0.66%) Subversion
6 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
General
1 68 (45.03%) Finance
2 43 (28.48%) Banking
3 20 (13.25%) Telecoms
4 18 (11.92%) Retail
5 14 (9.27%) Retail Banking
6 10 (6.62%) Financial Institution
7 7 (4.64%) Games
7 7 (4.64%) Law
8 5 (3.31%) International Banking
9 3 (1.99%) French Language
10 2 (1.32%) Advertising
10 2 (1.32%) Marketing
10 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.32%) Welsh Language
11 1 (0.66%) Electronics
11 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.11%) HTML
2 38 (25.17%) Java EE
3 37 (24.50%) XML
4 35 (23.18%) Spring
5 34 (22.52%) Middleware
6 30 (19.87%) Apache Camel
7 29 (19.21%) J2EE
8 28 (18.54%) REST
9 20 (13.25%) ActiveMQ
9 20 (13.25%) Drools
10 19 (12.58%) JSON
11 16 (10.60%) Hibernate
12 15 (9.93%) Web Services
13 14 (9.27%) CSS
14 13 (8.61%) JSP
15 11 (7.28%) SOAP
16 10 (6.62%) jQuery
17 9 (5.96%) Node.js
17 9 (5.96%) Servlets
17 9 (5.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.89%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (9.27%) Fintech
3 11 (7.28%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.96%) Credit Risk
5 7 (4.64%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.32%) Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) EFT
6 2 (1.32%) Social Media
7 1 (0.66%) DataPower
7 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (31.79%) Linux
2 43 (28.48%) Unix
3 29 (19.21%) Windows
4 7 (4.64%) Android
4 7 (4.64%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.65%) Solaris
6 3 (1.99%) AIX
6 3 (1.99%) HPUX
6 3 (1.99%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.99%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.80%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.15%) SOA
3 28 (18.54%) Software Engineering
4 20 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (13.25%) Migration
4 20 (13.25%) TDD
5 17 (11.26%) High Availability
5 17 (11.26%) OO
5 17 (11.26%) Time Management
6 16 (10.60%) DevOps
6 16 (10.60%) Open Source
7 15 (9.93%) Multithreading
7 15 (9.93%) Web Development
8 14 (9.27%) Analytics
8 14 (9.27%) Mathematics
9 13 (8.61%) MVC
9 13 (8.61%) Scrum
10 12 (7.95%) Coaching
10 12 (7.95%) Data Modelling
11 11 (7.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 151 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (44.37%) SQL
3 28 (18.54%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.89%) C#
5 23 (15.23%) C++
6 15 (9.93%) PL/SQL
7 11 (7.28%) Python
7 11 (7.28%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.30%) C
9 7 (4.64%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.65%) PHP
10 4 (2.65%) Scala
11 3 (1.99%) Perl
12 2 (1.32%) Ruby
13 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.66%) AWK
13 1 (0.66%) R
13 1 (0.66%) sed
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Degree
2 9 (5.96%) PhD
3 7 (4.64%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.99%) MetaFrame
1 3 (1.99%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.32%) HDFS
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.66%) Oozie
2 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (30.46%) Oracle
2 20 (13.25%) Red Hat
3 14 (9.27%) IBM
4 8 (5.30%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.64%) Sybase
6 6 (3.97%) webMethods
7 4 (2.65%) BEA
7 4 (2.65%) BT
8 3 (1.99%) Actuate
8 3 (1.99%) Citrix
8 3 (1.99%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.99%) Sun
8 3 (1.99%) Talend
8 3 (1.99%) WSO2
9 2 (1.32%) OpenText
10 1 (0.66%) HP
10 1 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.66%) Perforce
10 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
City of London
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: Additional Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £90k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Pension, Insurances, Healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago