Period
to 27 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Programmer was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 942 728 927
Rank change year-on-year -214 +199 +126
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 47 83 179
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 43 77 174
10th Percentile £54,500 £31,250 £46,250
25th Percentile £85,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £56,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +68.14% +2.73% +7.32%
75th Percentile £132,500 £75,000 £68,750
90th Percentile " £88,500 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +35.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 102,854 66,564 139,218
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.22% 95.04% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73,150 54,318 112,554
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Programmer in the UK

Java Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Programmer in the UK

Java Programmer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Programmer over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Java Programmer in the UK

Java Programmer
Top 7 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 27 July 2021. 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 -184 40 £95,000 +68.14% 2
London -116 38 £95,000 +31.03% 2
Work from Home -252 12 £57,500 +4.55%
UK excluding London -154 3 £67,500 +35.00%
East of England -36 1 £37,500 -28.57%
South West - 1 £67,500 -
Scotland - 1 £67,500 -

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (97.87%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (89.36%) Microservices
4 40 (85.11%) Finance
5 36 (76.60%) MySQL
5 36 (76.60%) SQL
6 35 (74.47%) Banking
7 34 (72.34%) Asset Management
7 34 (72.34%) Software Engineering
7 34 (72.34%) AWS
7 34 (72.34%) Relational Database
8 33 (70.21%) Investment Management
8 33 (70.21%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (70.21%) Oracle
8 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
8 33 (70.21%) Python
8 33 (70.21%) Project Delivery
9 32 (68.09%) Pricing Data
9 32 (68.09%) AWS Lambda
9 32 (68.09%) Amazon Aurora
9 32 (68.09%) Serverless
9 32 (68.09%) gRPC
9 32 (68.09%) Amazon ECS
9 32 (68.09%) RDBMS
9 32 (68.09%) Sybase
9 32 (68.09%) J2EE
9 32 (68.09%) Web Services
9 32 (68.09%) Data Management
9 32 (68.09%) Enterprise Data Management
9 32 (68.09%) Amazon EC2

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 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 34 (72.34%) AWS
2 32 (68.09%) Amazon EC2
2 32 (68.09%) Amazon ECS
2 32 (68.09%) AWS Lambda
2 32 (68.09%) Serverless
3 5 (10.64%) GCP
4 2 (4.26%) Azure
4 2 (4.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (76.60%) MySQL
2 34 (72.34%) Relational Database
3 33 (70.21%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (70.21%) SQL Server
4 32 (68.09%) Amazon Aurora
4 32 (68.09%) RDBMS
5 4 (8.51%) Redis
6 3 (6.38%) Big Data
7 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
8 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.13%) DB2
8 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.13%) Impala
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) JUnit
General
1 40 (85.11%) Finance
2 35 (74.47%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Social Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.13%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (68.09%) gRPC
1 32 (68.09%) J2EE
1 32 (68.09%) Web Services
2 4 (8.51%) Micronaut
2 4 (8.51%) Ratpack
2 4 (8.51%) React
2 4 (8.51%) Vue.js
3 3 (6.38%) REST
3 3 (6.38%) Spring
4 2 (4.26%) Guava
4 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.26%) JAX-RS
4 2 (4.26%) RESTful
4 2 (4.26%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) Java SE
5 1 (2.13%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) SOAP
5 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 32 (68.09%) Hedge funds
1 32 (68.09%) Pricing Data
2 2 (4.26%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (4.26%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) iSeries
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (97.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (89.36%) Microservices
3 34 (72.34%) Asset Management
3 34 (72.34%) Software Engineering
4 33 (70.21%) Investment Management
4 33 (70.21%) Project Delivery
5 32 (68.09%) Data Management
5 32 (68.09%) Enterprise Data Management
6 8 (17.02%) DevOps
7 6 (12.77%) Fintech
8 5 (10.64%) TDD
9 3 (6.38%) Scrum
10 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.26%) ERD
10 2 (4.26%) OO
10 2 (4.26%) Requirements Gathering
10 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (76.60%) SQL
3 33 (70.21%) Python
4 3 (6.38%) Groovy
5 2 (4.26%) C#
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) Java 8
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) RPG
6 1 (2.13%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Control-M
2 1 (2.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Oracle
2 32 (68.09%) Sybase
3 4 (8.51%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards