Period
to 5 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Consultant was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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

Java Consultant
UK
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 806 923 1050
Rank change year-on-year +117 +127 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Consultant 61 182 156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.13% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 84 171 118
Median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +16.28% -2.27%
10th Percentile £43,750 £46,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +38.55% -2.35%

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 82,389 137,120 165,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.96% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 66,012 108,943 134,433
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Java Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Consultant in the UK

Java Consultant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Consultant in the UK

Java Consultant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Consultant over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Java Consultant in the UK

Java Consultant
Top 10 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 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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 +103 48 £56,500 -16.30% 2
London +49 33 £55,000 -18.52% 1
Work from Home +56 25 £55,000 -
UK excluding London +176 12 £55,000 -4.35% 1
North of England +113 5 £50,000 -9.09%
North West +86 5 £50,000 -
Scotland - 3 £30,000 -
South East +114 2 £70,000 -15.15%
East of England +83 1 £80,000 -
South West - 1 £60,000 - 1

Java Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, Java Consultant 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 Java Consultant in the job title.

1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (68.85%) C#
3 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
4 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (40.98%) XML
6 24 (39.34%) OO
7 23 (37.70%) Oracle
8 21 (34.43%) Scrum
9 20 (32.79%) Data Modelling
9 20 (32.79%) Guidewire
10 19 (31.15%) Reinsurance
10 19 (31.15%) Business Analysis
10 19 (31.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (31.15%) ERD
11 17 (27.87%) .NET
12 14 (22.95%) CSS
12 14 (22.95%) HTML
12 14 (22.95%) Python
13 12 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (19.67%) Oracle Spatial
13 12 (19.67%) GIS
13 12 (19.67%) ESRI
13 12 (19.67%) ArcGIS
13 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
13 12 (19.67%) DevOps
13 12 (19.67%) PostGIS
14 11 (18.03%) SQL
15 10 (16.39%) Linux
15 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
16 9 (14.75%) Windows

Java Consultant 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 12 (19.67%) ArcGIS
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle Spatial
2 6 (9.84%) Confluence
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) AWS
1 8 (13.11%) Azure
2 5 (8.20%) Slack
3 1 (1.64%) GCP
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Firewall
1 6 (9.84%) TCP/IP
1 6 (9.84%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.28%) FTP
2 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) GIS
1 12 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.28%) Big Data
4 2 (3.28%) Blockchain
4 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) JIRA
2 5 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
2 5 (8.20%) Gatling
2 5 (8.20%) GitLab
2 5 (8.20%) HP UFT
2 5 (8.20%) Jasmine
2 5 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.20%) JMeter
2 5 (8.20%) LoadRunner
2 5 (8.20%) Maven
2 5 (8.20%) Mockito
2 5 (8.20%) Protractor
2 5 (8.20%) Robot Framework
2 5 (8.20%) Selenium
2 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
2 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.20%) TestComplete
2 5 (8.20%) The Grinder
2 5 (8.20%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) XML
2 17 (27.87%) .NET
3 14 (22.95%) CSS
3 14 (22.95%) HTML
4 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
4 12 (19.67%) PostGIS
5 6 (9.84%) REST
5 6 (9.84%) RESTful
5 6 (9.84%) WebSockets
6 5 (8.20%) Gherkin
6 5 (8.20%) Nightwatchjs
6 5 (8.20%) Spring Boot
6 5 (8.20%) Web Services
7 3 (4.92%) J2EE
7 3 (4.92%) JMS
7 3 (4.92%) JSON
8 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.28%) Spring
9 1 (1.64%) Node.js
9 1 (1.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Reinsurance
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.28%) Equities
3 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Linux
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 6 (9.84%) Android
3 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) OO
3 21 (34.43%) Scrum
4 20 (32.79%) Data Modelling
5 19 (31.15%) Business Analysis
5 19 (31.15%) ERD
5 19 (31.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (19.67%) DevOps
7 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.75%) SDLC
9 8 (13.11%) TDD
10 6 (9.84%) Analytics
10 6 (9.84%) BDD
10 6 (9.84%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.20%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (8.20%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (8.20%) Software Delivery
11 5 (8.20%) Software Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Technical Leadership
11 5 (8.20%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (68.85%) C#
3 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.95%) Python
5 11 (18.03%) SQL
6 8 (13.11%) Groovy
7 7 (11.48%) Scala
8 5 (8.20%) Ruby
8 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
8 5 (8.20%) VBScript
9 4 (6.56%) C
9 4 (6.56%) C++
10 2 (3.28%) Java 8
11 1 (1.64%) Perl
11 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
1 5 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (6.56%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Kubernetes
2 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Oracle
2 20 (32.79%) Guidewire
3 12 (19.67%) ESRI
4 5 (8.20%) CA
4 5 (8.20%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (8.20%) Google
4 5 (8.20%) IBM
4 5 (8.20%) Micro Focus
4 5 (8.20%) Parasoft
5 3 (4.92%) Jaspersoft
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.64%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.64%) Sybase
6 1 (1.64%) Talend