Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Programmer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 998 921 844
Rank change year-on-year -77 -77 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 191 302 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 174 265 494
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Programmer in the UK

Java Programmer
Top 12 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 6 months to 20 November 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 -69 178 £60,000 +14.29% 7
London -25 120 £65,000 +18.18% 3
UK excluding London -68 59 £42,500 -10.53% 4
East of England -58 15 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South East +1 14 £50,000 -4.76%
Midlands +21 12 £42,500 +18.06%
East Midlands +37 11 £42,500 +97.67%
Yorkshire +16 9 £37,500 -3.23%
North of England +14 9 £37,500 +7.14%
South West +6 9 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands +6 1 £45,000 +21.62%
Scotland -19 1 £55,000 +15.79%

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Java
2 141 (73.82%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (43.98%) Spring
4 83 (43.46%) TDD
5 73 (38.22%) SQL
6 69 (36.13%) JavaScript
7 68 (35.60%) Degree
8 62 (32.46%) HTML
8 62 (32.46%) XML
9 58 (30.37%) Software Engineering
9 58 (30.37%) Computer Science
9 58 (30.37%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (25.65%) J2EE
11 47 (24.61%) Test Automation
12 46 (24.08%) Unix
12 46 (24.08%) Microservices
13 45 (23.56%) AngularJS
13 45 (23.56%) Hibernate
14 44 (23.04%) CSS
15 42 (21.99%) REST
16 41 (21.47%) User Experience
17 40 (20.94%) HTML5
17 40 (20.94%) Web Services
18 39 (20.42%) Scrum
19 38 (19.90%) Finance
20 34 (17.80%) Linux
21 33 (17.28%) Java EE
22 32 (16.75%) Retail
22 32 (16.75%) Oracle
23 31 (16.23%) MySQL

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 18 (9.42%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (8.90%) Apache
3 12 (6.28%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.24%) Apache Spark
4 10 (5.24%) IIS
5 7 (3.66%) JBoss
6 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.52%) CMS
8 1 (0.52%) Confluence
8 1 (0.52%) Jetty
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Endur
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.38%) Serverless
2 7 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.42%) HTTP
2 11 (5.76%) Internet
3 8 (4.19%) ATM
4 2 (1.05%) DNS
4 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.23%) MySQL
2 30 (15.71%) NoSQL
3 24 (12.57%) MongoDB
4 22 (11.52%) Big Data
4 22 (11.52%) Relational Database
5 19 (9.95%) SQL Server
6 15 (7.85%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.24%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (5.24%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (4.71%) Infinispan
8 9 (4.71%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.66%) Redis
11 4 (2.09%) Hazelcast
12 3 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 2 (1.05%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.52%) Cloudera CDH
14 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (15.71%) JUnit
2 23 (12.04%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.95%) Gradle
4 18 (9.42%) Maven
5 16 (8.38%) Mercurial
6 14 (7.33%) Android Studio
7 12 (6.28%) Jenkins
8 8 (4.19%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.14%) Hamcrest
9 6 (3.14%) jMock
9 6 (3.14%) Subversion
10 5 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.62%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.62%) Hudson
10 5 (2.62%) JIRA
11 4 (2.09%) Mockito
12 3 (1.57%) Ant
12 3 (1.57%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.05%) Grunt
13 2 (1.05%) Selenium
General
1 38 (19.90%) Finance
2 32 (16.75%) Retail
3 24 (12.57%) Banking
4 17 (8.90%) Games
5 15 (7.85%) Investment Banking
6 10 (5.24%) Front Office
7 7 (3.66%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.09%) Back Office
8 4 (2.09%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (43.98%) Spring
2 62 (32.46%) HTML
2 62 (32.46%) XML
3 49 (25.65%) J2EE
4 45 (23.56%) AngularJS
4 45 (23.56%) Hibernate
5 44 (23.04%) CSS
6 42 (21.99%) REST
7 40 (20.94%) HTML5
7 40 (20.94%) Web Services
8 33 (17.28%) Java EE
9 31 (16.23%) .NET
10 29 (15.18%) RESTful
11 25 (13.09%) JSP
12 22 (11.52%) JSON
13 20 (10.47%) JMS
14 19 (9.95%) Ajax
15 18 (9.42%) Node.js
16 17 (8.90%) Java SE
17 16 (8.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 58 (30.37%) Computer Science
2 41 (21.47%) User Experience
3 24 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.85%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.24%) Fintech
5 10 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (4.71%) Data Centre
6 9 (4.71%) Derivative
6 9 (4.71%) SCADA
7 8 (4.19%) EFT
7 8 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (3.14%) Hedge funds
8 6 (3.14%) Market Risk
9 5 (2.62%) Fixed Income
10 4 (2.09%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.09%) Equities
11 3 (1.57%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.57%) Reinsurance
12 2 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.05%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 46 (24.08%) Unix
2 34 (17.80%) Linux
3 17 (8.90%) Android
4 12 (6.28%) Windows
5 9 (4.71%) Windows 10
5 9 (4.71%) Windows 7
5 9 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (73.82%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.46%) TDD
3 58 (30.37%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (30.37%) Software Engineering
4 47 (24.61%) Test Automation
5 46 (24.08%) Microservices
6 39 (20.42%) Scrum
7 29 (15.18%) OO
8 28 (14.66%) BDD
9 24 (12.57%) Continuous Delivery
10 21 (10.99%) Multithreading
11 20 (10.47%) E-Commerce
11 20 (10.47%) Unit Testing
12 19 (9.95%) Technical Architecture
13 18 (9.42%) DevOps
13 18 (9.42%) Web Development
14 16 (8.38%) Analytical Thinking
14 16 (8.38%) Android Development
14 16 (8.38%) Business Analysis
14 16 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 191 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (38.22%) SQL
3 69 (36.13%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.66%) C++
4 28 (14.66%) Python
5 24 (12.57%) C#
6 19 (9.95%) C
7 17 (8.90%) Perl
8 16 (8.38%) Scala
9 12 (6.28%) PHP
10 11 (5.76%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.14%) Assembly Language
12 4 (2.09%) Groovy
13 3 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.57%) Go
13 3 (1.57%) Lua
13 3 (1.57%) Ruby
13 3 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (35.60%) Degree
2 10 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.62%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.04%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (1.57%) EMIR
2 3 (1.57%) MiFID
3 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (11.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.62%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (16.75%) Oracle
2 17 (8.90%) Google
3 13 (6.81%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.62%) AppDynamics
4 5 (2.62%) Splunk
5 4 (2.09%) Cognizant
5 4 (2.09%) OpenLink
6 3 (1.57%) IBM
7 2 (1.05%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.05%) Sybase
7 2 (1.05%) VMware
8 1 (0.52%) Capita
8 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.52%) webMethods