Period
to 16 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 August 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
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 57 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 9573 9705 10415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.42% 4.90% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 5.08% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7598 8747 9334
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 169446 191120 209618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136792 160701 172474
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the UK

Java Developer
Top 16 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 6 months to 16 August 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 +5 8914 £55,000 +1.85% 697
UK excluding London +13 4933 £45,000 - 340
London -5 4548 £65,000 +7.44% 404
South East +8 1330 £47,500 -4.52% 86
North of England +2 1160 £46,000 +2.22% 97
East of England +10 699 £45,000 -5.26% 46
South West -10 637 £45,000 - 28
North West -5 600 £47,500 +5.56% 55
Midlands +45 527 £42,500 - 35
Yorkshire +14 504 £47,500 +11.76% 36
Scotland +10 444 £50,000 +11.11% 31
West Midlands -1 316 £40,000 -5.88% 19
East Midlands +80 215 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Wales -4 86 £42,500 +3.66% 9
Northern Ireland +25 64 £42,500 -5.56% 8
North East +27 56 £42,500 +6.25% 6

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 9571 (99.98%) Java
2 5504 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4425 (46.22%) Spring
4 3008 (31.42%) Finance
5 2944 (30.75%) JavaScript
6 2760 (28.83%) SQL
7 2748 (28.71%) TDD
8 2586 (27.01%) Hibernate
9 2072 (21.64%) HTML
10 1927 (20.13%) Web Services
11 1859 (19.42%) Scrum
12 1716 (17.93%) OO
13 1619 (16.91%) Git (software)
14 1596 (16.67%) Banking
15 1578 (16.48%) Oracle
16 1555 (16.24%) CSS
17 1542 (16.11%) Maven
18 1512 (15.79%) Linux
19 1509 (15.76%) Degree
20 1500 (15.67%) REST
21 1496 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
22 1487 (15.53%) J2EE
23 1378 (14.39%) XML
24 1351 (14.11%) Software Engineering
25 1338 (13.98%) AngularJS
26 1290 (13.48%) NoSQL
27 1281 (13.38%) JUnit
28 1273 (13.30%) BDD
29 1261 (13.17%) Multithreading
30 1210 (12.64%) Computer Science

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 1064 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 670 (7.00%) JBoss
3 441 (4.61%) Apache
4 400 (4.18%) WebSphere
5 378 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
6 363 (3.79%) Apache Spark
7 277 (2.89%) WebLogic
8 225 (2.35%) Confluence
9 160 (1.67%) Apache Solr
10 143 (1.49%) Jetty
11 127 (1.33%) CMS
12 116 (1.21%) Mule
13 105 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 94 (0.98%) Mule ESB
15 69 (0.72%) OpenStack
16 67 (0.70%) GlassFish
17 62 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
18 47 (0.49%) CoreMedia CMS
19 40 (0.42%) IIS
20 37 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.031%) Pipeline Pilot
2 3 (0.031%) Weka
3 2 (0.021%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.010%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.010%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.010%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.010%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.010%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.010%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 38 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
1 38 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
2 23 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.18%) ION MarketView
3 17 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (0.14%) Magento
5 6 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.052%) Endur
7 3 (0.031%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.031%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.031%) Odoo
7 3 (0.031%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.031%) Pega PRPC
8 2 (0.021%) BondVision
8 2 (0.021%) Oracle TCA
8 2 (0.021%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.010%) AquaLogic BPM
9 1 (0.010%) BASE24
9 1 (0.010%) Kondor
9 1 (0.010%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 973 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 235 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (2.39%) SaaS
4 132 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 120 (1.25%) GitHub
6 101 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 80 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 61 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
9 29 (0.30%) PaaS
10 23 (0.24%) OpenShift
11 22 (0.23%) IaaS
12 21 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
13 16 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 14 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.14%) Force.com
16 10 (0.10%) Bluemix
16 10 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
17 8 (0.084%) Amazon CloudSearch
18 7 (0.073%) Amazon S3
18 7 (0.073%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 226 (2.36%) HTTP
2 160 (1.67%) Internet
3 59 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 44 (0.46%) AMQP
5 23 (0.24%) Intranet
6 20 (0.21%) LDAP
6 20 (0.21%) SMS
7 18 (0.19%) SSL
8 15 (0.16%) Broadband
8 15 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
9 14 (0.15%) Skype
10 13 (0.14%) FTP
10 13 (0.14%) Wireless
11 12 (0.13%) SSH
12 11 (0.11%) IMAP
12 11 (0.11%) SMPP
13 9 (0.094%) ATM
14 8 (0.084%) VoIP
15 7 (0.073%) SMTP
15 7 (0.073%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1290 (13.48%) NoSQL
2 1064 (11.11%) MySQL
3 983 (10.27%) Relational Database
4 788 (8.23%) MongoDB
4 788 (8.23%) SQL Server
5 705 (7.36%) Big Data
6 541 (5.65%) Hadoop
7 498 (5.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 443 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
9 425 (4.44%) RDBMS
10 286 (2.99%) Redis
11 258 (2.70%) Oracle Database
12 173 (1.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 146 (1.53%) HBase
14 116 (1.21%) Neo4j
15 95 (0.99%) Blockchain
16 91 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
16 91 (0.95%) Riak
17 89 (0.93%) DB2
18 86 (0.90%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1619 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 1542 (16.11%) Maven
3 1281 (13.38%) JUnit
4 1120 (11.70%) Jenkins
5 695 (7.26%) JIRA
6 625 (6.53%) Subversion
7 471 (4.92%) Selenium
8 431 (4.50%) Eclipse
9 396 (4.14%) Gradle
10 345 (3.60%) Mockito
11 328 (3.43%) Ant
12 325 (3.39%) Cucumber
13 202 (2.11%) IntelliJ
14 185 (1.93%) TeamCity
15 160 (1.67%) jMock
16 149 (1.56%) Hudson
17 131 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 130 (1.36%) Mercurial
19 119 (1.24%) EasyMock
20 87 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 3008 (31.42%) Finance
2 1596 (16.67%) Banking
3 1006 (10.51%) Retail
4 945 (9.87%) Investment Banking
5 581 (6.07%) Retail Banking
6 496 (5.18%) Front Office
7 407 (4.25%) Marketing
8 349 (3.65%) Telecoms
9 305 (3.19%) Games
10 208 (2.17%) Manufacturing
11 204 (2.13%) Electronics
12 171 (1.79%) Advertising
13 132 (1.38%) Publishing
14 124 (1.30%) Financial Institution
15 101 (1.06%) Back Office
16 73 (0.76%) Legal
17 48 (0.50%) Law
18 45 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
19 40 (0.42%) Automotive
20 29 (0.30%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4425 (46.22%) Spring
2 2586 (27.01%) Hibernate
3 2072 (21.64%) HTML
4 1927 (20.13%) Web Services
5 1555 (16.24%) CSS
6 1500 (15.67%) REST
7 1487 (15.53%) J2EE
8 1378 (14.39%) XML
9 1338 (13.98%) AngularJS
10 1176 (12.28%) RESTful
11 965 (10.08%) Java EE
12 907 (9.47%) SOAP
13 778 (8.13%) JSON
14 678 (7.08%) HTML5
15 658 (6.87%) Spring MVC
16 631 (6.59%) JMS
17 620 (6.48%) Spring Boot
18 610 (6.37%) jQuery
19 582 (6.08%) Node.js
20 540 (5.64%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1210 (12.64%) Computer Science
2 824 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
3 490 (5.12%) Fintech
4 411 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 394 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 327 (3.42%) Algorithms
7 324 (3.38%) User Experience
8 316 (3.30%) Derivative
9 310 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
10 305 (3.19%) Data Structures
11 279 (2.91%) Mobile App
12 262 (2.74%) Equities
13 194 (2.03%) Fixed Income
14 190 (1.98%) iPad
15 110 (1.15%) Credit Risk
16 108 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
17 99 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
18 98 (1.02%) Hedge funds
19 82 (0.86%) N-Tier
20 67 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1512 (15.79%) Linux
2 712 (7.44%) Unix
3 349 (3.65%) Android
4 343 (3.58%) Windows
5 205 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 53 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 49 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 45 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (0.28%) Windows Server
10 22 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 20 (0.21%) CentOS
12 17 (0.18%) Solaris
13 10 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.084%) Amazon Linux
15 4 (0.042%) AIX
15 4 (0.042%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.031%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.021%) CoreOS
17 2 (0.021%) Debian
18 1 (0.010%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5504 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2748 (28.71%) TDD
3 1859 (19.42%) Scrum
4 1716 (17.93%) OO
5 1496 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 1351 (14.11%) Software Engineering
7 1273 (13.30%) BDD
8 1261 (13.17%) Multithreading
9 1199 (12.52%) MVC
10 1106 (11.55%) Microservices
11 984 (10.28%) Test Automation
12 955 (9.98%) SDLC
13 927 (9.68%) Unit Testing
14 777 (8.12%) E-Commerce
15 650 (6.79%) Asset Management
16 625 (6.53%) Wealth Management
17 598 (6.25%) Low Latency
18 589 (6.15%) OOP
19 587 (6.13%) DevOps
20 586 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9571 (99.98%) Java
2 2944 (30.75%) JavaScript
3 2760 (28.83%) SQL
4 990 (10.34%) Python
5 714 (7.46%) Scala
6 651 (6.80%) C#
7 520 (5.43%) C++
8 382 (3.99%) PL/SQL
9 349 (3.65%) PHP
10 312 (3.26%) Groovy
11 289 (3.02%) Ruby
12 233 (2.43%) C
13 215 (2.25%) Perl
14 186 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 182 (1.90%) Shell Script
16 137 (1.43%) Go
17 99 (1.03%) Clojure
18 82 (0.86%) T-SQL
19 61 (0.64%) Objective-C
20 52 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1509 (15.76%) Degree
2 649 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 219 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 112 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 68 (0.71%) PhD
6 60 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
7 33 (0.34%) Sun Certification
8 26 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 24 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 20 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.094%) HND
11 9 (0.094%) OCPJP
12 8 (0.084%) Oracle Certification
12 8 (0.084%) Postgraduate
13 7 (0.073%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.063%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.063%) OCP
14 6 (0.063%) PMP
15 5 (0.052%) APMG
15 5 (0.052%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 553 (5.78%) QA
2 42 (0.44%) MiFID
3 27 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.19%) EMIR
5 15 (0.16%) SLA
6 14 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 11 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.10%) GCP
8 10 (0.10%) SEPA
9 4 (0.042%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.021%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.010%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.010%) Basel II
11 1 (0.010%) Basel III
11 1 (0.010%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.010%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.010%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.010%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.010%) TickIT
System Software
1 489 (5.11%) Docker
2 27 (0.28%) HDFS
3 24 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 17 (0.18%) Dovecot
5 13 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.063%) vSphere
7 4 (0.042%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.021%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.021%) KVM
8 2 (0.021%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.010%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.010%) etcd
9 1 (0.010%) LXC
9 1 (0.010%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 190 (1.98%) Puppet
2 149 (1.56%) Ansible
3 98 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (0.68%) Kibana
5 60 (0.63%) Kubernetes
6 48 (0.50%) logstash
7 33 (0.34%) Salt
8 29 (0.30%) Terraform
9 23 (0.24%) Nagios
10 11 (0.11%) Grafana
11 9 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.094%) Opsview
11 9 (0.094%) Packer
12 8 (0.084%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (0.073%) Control-M
13 7 (0.073%) Mesos
13 7 (0.073%) Rancher
14 6 (0.063%) Prometheus
14 6 (0.063%) StatsD
15 5 (0.052%) MOM
Vendors
1 1578 (16.48%) Oracle
2 267 (2.79%) Sybase
3 248 (2.59%) SAP
4 171 (1.79%) Google
5 157 (1.64%) TIBCO
6 144 (1.50%) Microsoft
7 133 (1.39%) IBM
8 120 (1.25%) hybris
9 104 (1.09%) ION Trading
10 90 (0.94%) Apple
11 84 (0.88%) Red Hat
12 75 (0.78%) Perforce
13 57 (0.60%) Tableau
14 51 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
15 48 (0.50%) Cognizant
16 47 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
17 40 (0.42%) Adobe
18 34 (0.36%) Splunk
19 33 (0.34%) StreamBase
20 24 (0.25%) ATG