The median annual salary for a Java Programmer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Java Programmer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 785 759 766
Rank change year-on-year -26 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 89 174 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.100% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.19% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 82 151 205
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
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 £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Programmer in the UK

Java Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Programmer in the UK

Java Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Programmer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Programmer in the UK

Java Programmer
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 -44 86 £57,500 +9.52% 20
London +1 57 £57,500 +6.97% 5
South East +49 14 £43,750 -20.45% 2
East of England -35 13 £35,000 -25.13% 6
City of London +33 12 £50,000 - 3
Essex -11 11 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Colchester -5 9 £35,000 -44.00%
Chiswick -3 8 £57,500 +4.54%
Oxfordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Oxford - 5 £35,000 -
Berkshire +23 3 £80,000 +128.57%
Hampshire - 3 £90,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £90,000 -
Reading - 3 £80,000 -
Hertfordshire -20 2 £38,000 -17.39% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey +20 1 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Stevenage +14 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 £31,000 -22.50%
Yorkshire -7 1 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 £42,500 - 1
Godalming - 1 £52,500 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Goole - 1 £42,500 -

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 205 (100.00%) Java
2 136 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (42.93%) Spring
4 78 (38.05%) Software Engineering
5 77 (37.56%) JavaScript
5 77 (37.56%) MySQL
6 71 (34.63%) SQL
7 66 (32.20%) OO
8 65 (31.71%) Hibernate
9 60 (29.27%) TDD
10 59 (28.78%) HTML
11 54 (26.34%) Web Services
11 54 (26.34%) Linux
12 50 (24.39%) CSS
13 49 (23.90%) Oracle
13 49 (23.90%) Degree
13 49 (23.90%) Computer Science
13 49 (23.90%) Relational Database
14 47 (22.93%) Python
15 44 (21.46%) RESTful
16 41 (20.00%) E-Commerce
16 41 (20.00%) Mobile App
16 41 (20.00%) REST
17 40 (19.51%) Finance
17 40 (19.51%) Android
18 38 (18.54%) Android Development
18 38 (18.54%) Microservices
19 37 (18.05%) NoSQL
20 35 (17.07%) MongoDB
20 35 (17.07%) Gradle

Java Programmer 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 25 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 22 (10.73%) JBoss
3 13 (6.34%) Apache
4 10 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.39%) Drupal
5 9 (4.39%) WordPress
6 8 (3.90%) WebLogic
7 7 (3.41%) Apache Spark
8 5 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.95%) CMS
9 4 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.46%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.98%) Confluence
11 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.49%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 4 (1.95%) Endur
2 2 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (13.17%) SaaS
2 5 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.88%) DNS
2 4 (1.95%) Broadband
3 2 (0.98%) HTTP
3 2 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (37.56%) MySQL
2 49 (23.90%) Relational Database
3 37 (18.05%) NoSQL
4 35 (17.07%) MongoDB
5 33 (16.10%) SQL Server
6 31 (15.12%) Hadoop
7 29 (14.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (12.68%) Redis
9 20 (9.76%) Big Data
10 17 (8.29%) RDBMS
11 8 (3.90%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.46%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.46%) Text Mining
14 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 35 (17.07%) Gradle
2 32 (15.61%) Maven
3 24 (11.71%) JUnit
4 15 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 14 (6.83%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.85%) Android Studio
7 10 (4.88%) Ant
8 9 (4.39%) Hamcrest
8 9 (4.39%) jMock
8 9 (4.39%) Mockito
8 9 (4.39%) Selenium
9 8 (3.90%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.93%) JIRA
11 5 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (2.44%) JMeter
11 5 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (1.95%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.95%) Liquibase
12 4 (1.95%) Robot Framework
12 4 (1.95%) Subversion
General
1 40 (19.51%) Finance
2 18 (8.78%) Retail
3 15 (7.32%) Banking
4 14 (6.83%) Front Office
5 6 (2.93%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.44%) Marketing
7 4 (1.95%) Back Office
7 4 (1.95%) Billing
8 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (42.93%) Spring
2 65 (31.71%) Hibernate
3 59 (28.78%) HTML
4 54 (26.34%) Web Services
5 50 (24.39%) CSS
6 44 (21.46%) RESTful
7 41 (20.00%) REST
8 32 (15.61%) JSP
9 30 (14.63%) J2EE
9 30 (14.63%) Java EE
10 26 (12.68%) HTML5
11 23 (11.22%) AngularJS
12 22 (10.73%) Django
12 22 (10.73%) Swing
13 19 (9.27%) Spring MVC
14 17 (8.29%) .NET
14 17 (8.29%) Servlets
15 14 (6.83%) XML
16 12 (5.85%) Ajax
16 12 (5.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.90%) Computer Science
2 41 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 25 (12.20%) User Experience
4 12 (5.85%) Fintech
5 8 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.44%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.44%) Derivative
7 5 (2.44%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.44%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.95%) Equities
9 3 (1.46%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.98%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.98%) Social Media
11 1 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 54 (26.34%) Linux
2 40 (19.51%) Android
3 28 (13.66%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.93%) Unix
5 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (38.05%) Software Engineering
3 66 (32.20%) OO
4 60 (29.27%) TDD
5 41 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 38 (18.54%) Android Development
6 38 (18.54%) Microservices
7 34 (16.59%) MVC
7 34 (16.59%) Scrum
8 31 (15.12%) SOA
9 29 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (13.17%) OOP
11 26 (12.68%) BDD
12 24 (11.71%) Kanban
12 24 (11.71%) Unit Testing
13 16 (7.80%) iOS Development
13 16 (7.80%) Test Automation
14 15 (7.32%) Front End Development
14 15 (7.32%) OOD
14 15 (7.32%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 205 (100.00%) Java
2 77 (37.56%) JavaScript
3 71 (34.63%) SQL
4 47 (22.93%) Python
5 14 (6.83%) C#
6 13 (6.34%) Scala
7 11 (5.37%) C++
7 11 (5.37%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.88%) Bash Shell
9 9 (4.39%) PHP
10 8 (3.90%) C
11 6 (2.93%) Perl
12 4 (1.95%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.46%) ECMAScript
13 3 (1.46%) Go
14 2 (0.98%) Assembly Language
14 2 (0.98%) Ruby
15 1 (0.49%) Groovy
15 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (23.90%) Degree
2 16 (7.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.85%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (23.90%) Oracle
2 13 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.88%) VMware
4 5 (2.44%) ATG
4 5 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.95%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.95%) OpenLink
5 4 (1.95%) Sun
6 2 (0.98%) Sybase
6 2 (0.98%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.49%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.49%) Solace
7 1 (0.49%) Splunk
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