The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Java Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 59 57
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 4790 4691 5145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.39% 4.78% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 4.96% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3881 4210 4623
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year -0.55% +2.84%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the UK

Java Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in the UK

Java Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the UK

Java Developer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +6 4461 £52,500 -4.54% 674
UK excluding London +13 2520 £45,000 -0.55% 346
London -3 2216 £65,000 +4.00% 359
South East +14 682 £47,500 -5.00% 88
North of England +9 646 £45,000 - 95
East of England +1 335 £45,000 -5.26% 52
South West -10 306 £45,000 - 41
Midlands +47 271 £41,000 -8.88% 39
Scotland +5 221 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Wales +4 44 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Northern Ireland +13 28 £42,500 -5.55% 3

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Java 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 Developer in the job title.

1 9297 (99.98%) Java
2 5339 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4236 (45.55%) Spring
4 2893 (31.11%) JavaScript
5 2767 (29.76%) SQL
6 2679 (28.81%) TDD
7 2664 (28.65%) Finance
8 2522 (27.12%) Hibernate
9 2029 (21.82%) HTML
10 1849 (19.88%) Scrum
11 1825 (19.63%) Web Services
12 1671 (17.97%) OO
13 1602 (17.23%) CSS
14 1570 (16.88%) Maven
15 1524 (16.39%) Git (software)
16 1513 (16.27%) Degree
17 1511 (16.25%) J2EE
18 1455 (15.65%) REST
19 1444 (15.53%) Linux
20 1436 (15.44%) Oracle
21 1409 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
22 1407 (15.13%) XML
23 1395 (15.00%) Software Engineering
24 1317 (14.16%) NoSQL
25 1271 (13.67%) Banking
26 1253 (13.47%) AngularJS
27 1202 (12.93%) JUnit
28 1188 (12.78%) Computer Science
29 1152 (12.39%) BDD
30 1148 (12.35%) Multithreading

Java 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
1 968 (10.41%) Tomcat
2 645 (6.94%) JBoss
3 414 (4.45%) WebSphere
4 379 (4.08%) Apache
5 376 (4.04%) Apache Spark
6 353 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
7 301 (3.24%) WebLogic
8 209 (2.25%) Confluence
9 176 (1.89%) Jetty
10 155 (1.67%) Apache Solr
11 139 (1.49%) CMS
12 123 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 118 (1.27%) Mule
14 88 (0.95%) GlassFish
14 88 (0.95%) Mule ESB
15 80 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
16 73 (0.79%) OpenStack
17 43 (0.46%) CoreMedia CMS
18 42 (0.45%) nginx
19 40 (0.43%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.043%) Weka
4 3 (0.032%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.022%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.022%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.011%) GIMP
6 1 (0.011%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.011%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 125 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 34 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 26 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
4 16 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 15 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.065%) Magento
6 6 (0.065%) MetaTrader
7 5 (0.054%) Endur
7 5 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.043%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.043%) Odoo
9 3 (0.032%) Pega PRPC
10 2 (0.022%) BondVision
10 2 (0.022%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.022%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.022%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.022%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.011%) BASE24
11 1 (0.011%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 852 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (2.53%) SaaS
3 215 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 124 (1.33%) GitHub
5 122 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
6 91 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 70 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 49 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
9 32 (0.34%) OpenShift
10 28 (0.30%) PaaS
11 22 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
12 21 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 16 (0.17%) IaaS
14 14 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
15 13 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 13 (0.14%) Force.com
16 11 (0.12%) Amazon Kinesis
16 11 (0.12%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.11%) Heroku
18 9 (0.097%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 224 (2.41%) HTTP
2 145 (1.56%) Internet
3 55 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 36 (0.39%) FTP
5 25 (0.27%) Intranet
5 25 (0.27%) LDAP
6 21 (0.23%) AMQP
6 21 (0.23%) SSL
7 18 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
8 13 (0.14%) Skype
8 13 (0.14%) Wireless
9 12 (0.13%) Broadband
9 12 (0.13%) Firewall
9 12 (0.13%) IMAP
10 11 (0.12%) SMS
11 10 (0.11%) ATM
11 10 (0.11%) SMPP
12 9 (0.097%) VoIP
13 8 (0.086%) Network Security
13 8 (0.086%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1317 (14.16%) NoSQL
2 1044 (11.23%) MySQL
3 980 (10.54%) Relational Database
4 818 (8.80%) MongoDB
5 779 (8.38%) SQL Server
6 744 (8.00%) Big Data
7 528 (5.68%) Hadoop
8 481 (5.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 437 (4.70%) RDBMS
10 425 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
11 282 (3.03%) Redis
12 254 (2.73%) Oracle Database
13 139 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 128 (1.38%) HBase
15 124 (1.33%) Neo4j
16 103 (1.11%) DB2
17 101 (1.09%) Riak
18 92 (0.99%) Couchbase
19 82 (0.88%) Blockchain
20 71 (0.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1570 (16.88%) Maven
2 1524 (16.39%) Git (software)
3 1202 (12.93%) JUnit
4 1085 (11.67%) Jenkins
5 634 (6.82%) JIRA
6 615 (6.61%) Subversion
7 458 (4.93%) Gradle
8 426 (4.58%) Eclipse
9 423 (4.55%) Selenium
10 394 (4.24%) Ant
11 294 (3.16%) Mockito
12 289 (3.11%) Cucumber
13 214 (2.30%) IntelliJ
14 152 (1.63%) TeamCity
15 143 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 140 (1.51%) Hudson
17 120 (1.29%) Mercurial
18 106 (1.14%) jMock
19 76 (0.82%) EasyMock
19 76 (0.82%) SonarQube
General
1 2664 (28.65%) Finance
2 1271 (13.67%) Banking
3 578 (6.22%) Investment Banking
4 553 (5.95%) Retail
5 398 (4.28%) Front Office
6 330 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 302 (3.25%) Marketing
8 299 (3.22%) Games
9 198 (2.13%) Retail Banking
10 167 (1.80%) Advertising
11 151 (1.62%) Electronics
12 141 (1.52%) Manufacturing
13 112 (1.20%) Publishing
14 101 (1.09%) Back Office
15 90 (0.97%) Financial Institution
16 77 (0.83%) Legal
17 41 (0.44%) Automotive
18 35 (0.38%) Law
19 26 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
20 25 (0.27%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4236 (45.55%) Spring
2 2522 (27.12%) Hibernate
3 2029 (21.82%) HTML
4 1825 (19.63%) Web Services
5 1602 (17.23%) CSS
6 1511 (16.25%) J2EE
7 1455 (15.65%) REST
8 1407 (15.13%) XML
9 1253 (13.47%) AngularJS
10 1002 (10.78%) RESTful
11 948 (10.19%) Java EE
12 893 (9.60%) SOAP
13 710 (7.64%) JMS
14 685 (7.37%) JSON
15 650 (6.99%) HTML5
16 612 (6.58%) jQuery
17 589 (6.33%) Node.js
18 571 (6.14%) Spring Boot
19 545 (5.86%) Spring MVC
20 496 (5.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1188 (12.78%) Computer Science
2 804 (8.65%) Greenfield Project
3 485 (5.22%) Fintech
4 367 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 361 (3.88%) Algorithms
6 333 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
7 329 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
8 302 (3.25%) Mobile App
9 273 (2.94%) Data Structures
10 244 (2.62%) User Experience
11 226 (2.43%) Derivative
12 189 (2.03%) iPad
13 148 (1.59%) Equities
14 132 (1.42%) Fixed Income
15 104 (1.12%) Hedge funds
16 83 (0.89%) Credit Risk
17 76 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
18 74 (0.80%) Equity Derivative
19 73 (0.79%) N-Tier
20 71 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1444 (15.53%) Linux
2 652 (7.01%) Unix
3 383 (4.12%) Android
4 295 (3.17%) Windows
5 235 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 62 (0.67%) Mac OS X
7 49 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (0.45%) Mac OS
9 29 (0.31%) Windows Server
10 27 (0.29%) CentOS
10 27 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.17%) Solaris
12 14 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
14 5 (0.054%) AIX
14 5 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.043%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.032%) Debian
17 2 (0.022%) VMS
18 1 (0.011%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5339 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2679 (28.81%) TDD
3 1849 (19.88%) Scrum
4 1671 (17.97%) OO
5 1409 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 1395 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 1152 (12.39%) BDD
8 1148 (12.35%) Multithreading
9 1076 (11.57%) MVC
10 1046 (11.25%) Microservices
11 954 (10.26%) Test Automation
12 910 (9.79%) SDLC
13 855 (9.19%) Unit Testing
14 722 (7.76%) E-Commerce
15 630 (6.77%) SOA
16 583 (6.27%) DevOps
17 575 (6.18%) Low Latency
18 572 (6.15%) OOP
19 547 (5.88%) Web Development
20 539 (5.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9297 (99.98%) Java
2 2893 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 2767 (29.76%) SQL
4 979 (10.53%) Python
5 807 (8.68%) Scala
6 703 (7.56%) C#
7 533 (5.73%) C++
8 361 (3.88%) PL/SQL
9 318 (3.42%) Groovy
10 316 (3.40%) PHP
11 308 (3.31%) Ruby
12 202 (2.17%) Perl
13 200 (2.15%) C
14 158 (1.70%) Bash Shell
15 147 (1.58%) Shell Script
16 144 (1.55%) Go
17 89 (0.96%) Clojure
18 87 (0.94%) T-SQL
19 66 (0.71%) Objective-C
20 56 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1513 (16.27%) Degree
2 622 (6.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 211 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 112 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 82 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
6 72 (0.77%) PhD
7 37 (0.40%) Sun Certification
8 35 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 33 (0.35%) Master's Degree
10 20 (0.22%) PMI Certification
11 14 (0.15%) HND
12 10 (0.11%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.097%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.065%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.065%) OCPJP
14 6 (0.065%) PMP
15 5 (0.054%) APMG
15 5 (0.054%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.054%) OCP
15 5 (0.054%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (4.52%) QA
2 38 (0.41%) MiFID
3 27 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.18%) EMIR
5 14 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 13 (0.14%) SLA
7 11 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.11%) GCP
9 4 (0.043%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.043%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.022%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.022%) SEPA
10 2 (0.022%) TickIT
11 1 (0.011%) Basel II
11 1 (0.011%) Basel III
11 1 (0.011%) GDPR
11 1 (0.011%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.011%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 415 (4.46%) Docker
2 27 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 24 (0.26%) HDFS
4 20 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.18%) Dovecot
6 13 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.065%) vSphere
8 2 (0.022%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.022%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.022%) KVM
8 2 (0.022%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.011%) LXC
9 1 (0.011%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.011%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.011%) Xen
Systems Management
1 209 (2.25%) Puppet
2 171 (1.84%) Ansible
3 117 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
4 81 (0.87%) Kibana
5 62 (0.67%) logstash
6 58 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 41 (0.44%) Salt
8 27 (0.29%) Terraform
9 13 (0.14%) Nagios
10 12 (0.13%) Grafana
10 12 (0.13%) Packer
11 10 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.11%) Mesos
12 9 (0.097%) StatsD
13 6 (0.065%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (0.065%) Control-M
13 6 (0.065%) Hadoop YARN
14 5 (0.054%) MOM
14 5 (0.054%) Rancher
15 4 (0.043%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1436 (15.44%) Oracle
2 194 (2.09%) Sybase
3 181 (1.95%) Google
4 179 (1.92%) SAP
5 148 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 134 (1.44%) TIBCO
7 115 (1.24%) Red Hat
8 101 (1.09%) IBM
9 82 (0.88%) hybris
10 64 (0.69%) Apple
11 57 (0.61%) Perforce
11 57 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
12 46 (0.49%) Adobe
13 44 (0.47%) ION Trading
14 43 (0.46%) Solace
15 38 (0.41%) StreamBase
16 37 (0.40%) Cognizant
17 35 (0.38%) VMware
18 34 (0.37%) Talend
19 32 (0.34%) Splunk
London
Stott & May
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benef
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Pearson Frank
Salary: £25000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leicestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + benefits and progression
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30k - £40k DOE + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday