The median annual salary for a Java Programmer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 May 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 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 748 782
Rank change year-on-year -45 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 94 178 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 88 156 168
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 84312 94795 103505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.20% 96.45% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 69623 79736 84815
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Programmer in the UK

Java Programmer
Top 28 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 May 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 -17 93 £57,500 +9.52% 18
London +25 56 £57,500 +4.54% 9
South East +41 18 £40,000 -27.27% 2
East of England -40 16 £35,000 -26.31% 6
Essex -9 13 £35,000 -44.00% 2
City of London +26 10 £50,000 - 1
Chiswick - 10 £57,500 -
Colchester -15 9 £35,000 -44.00%
Oxford - 8 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 8 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 5 £80,000 -
Reading - 5 £80,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
South West -8 2 £48,750 -7.14%
Hertfordshire -14 2 £38,000 -17.39% 1
Hampshire - 2 £90,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £90,000 -
Stevenage +7 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Wiltshire +4 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Welwyn Garden City -1 1 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Cambridgeshire -26 1 £65,000 +44.44% 3
North West -27 1 - -
Cambridge -34 1 £65,000 +36.84% 3
Devon - 1 £52,500 -
Swindon - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £24,000 - 1

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 237 (100.00%) Java
2 149 (62.87%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (42.19%) Spring
4 93 (39.24%) JavaScript
5 90 (37.97%) Software Engineering
6 80 (33.76%) SQL
7 75 (31.65%) MySQL
8 73 (30.80%) Hibernate
9 72 (30.38%) HTML
10 67 (28.27%) OO
10 67 (28.27%) Computer Science
11 65 (27.43%) Degree
11 65 (27.43%) TDD
12 64 (27.00%) Web Services
13 62 (26.16%) CSS
14 60 (25.32%) Linux
15 57 (24.05%) Oracle
16 56 (23.63%) Relational Database
17 49 (20.68%) Finance
17 49 (20.68%) REST
18 48 (20.25%) RESTful
19 47 (19.83%) Python
20 44 (18.57%) Microservices
21 43 (18.14%) NoSQL
22 42 (17.72%) E-Commerce
23 41 (17.30%) Mobile App
24 38 (16.03%) Scrum
24 38 (16.03%) Android
25 36 (15.19%) Android Development
26 35 (14.77%) MongoDB

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 30 (12.66%) Tomcat
2 29 (12.24%) JBoss
3 15 (6.33%) WebSphere
4 13 (5.49%) Apache
4 13 (5.49%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.80%) Drupal
5 9 (3.80%) WordPress
6 7 (2.95%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.11%) CMS
8 4 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.27%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.84%) Confluence
10 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.42%) IIS
11 1 (0.42%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.42%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.24%) SaaS
2 6 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) GitHub
4 2 (0.84%) Google Play
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) DNS
2 6 (2.53%) Internet
3 4 (1.69%) Broadband
3 4 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (31.65%) MySQL
2 56 (23.63%) Relational Database
3 43 (18.14%) NoSQL
4 35 (14.77%) MongoDB
5 34 (14.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 34 (14.35%) Hadoop
6 31 (13.08%) SQL Server
7 28 (11.81%) Big Data
7 28 (11.81%) Redis
8 16 (6.75%) RDBMS
9 15 (6.33%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.27%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.27%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (14.35%) Maven
2 30 (12.66%) Gradle
3 23 (9.70%) JUnit
4 18 (7.59%) Git (software)
5 15 (6.33%) Jenkins
6 13 (5.49%) Ant
7 10 (4.22%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.22%) Selenium
8 9 (3.80%) Mockito
9 7 (2.95%) Android Studio
9 7 (2.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (2.95%) JIRA
10 6 (2.53%) Hamcrest
10 6 (2.53%) jMock
11 5 (2.11%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.11%) JMeter
11 5 (2.11%) Liquibase
11 5 (2.11%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (2.11%) Robot Framework
12 4 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 49 (20.68%) Finance
2 16 (6.75%) Banking
3 13 (5.49%) Retail
4 9 (3.80%) Front Office
5 7 (2.95%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.11%) Marketing
6 5 (2.11%) Publishing
7 4 (1.69%) Billing
8 3 (1.27%) Games
8 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (42.19%) Spring
2 73 (30.80%) Hibernate
3 72 (30.38%) HTML
4 64 (27.00%) Web Services
5 62 (26.16%) CSS
6 49 (20.68%) REST
7 48 (20.25%) RESTful
8 35 (14.77%) JSP
9 31 (13.08%) J2EE
10 27 (11.39%) Java EE
11 24 (10.13%) Swing
12 23 (9.70%) HTML5
13 21 (8.86%) AngularJS
14 18 (7.59%) Spring MVC
15 16 (6.75%) Django
16 14 (5.91%) Ajax
16 14 (5.91%) jQuery
16 14 (5.91%) Servlets
17 13 (5.49%) .NET
17 13 (5.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (28.27%) Computer Science
2 41 (17.30%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.44%) User Experience
4 14 (5.91%) Fintech
5 12 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (3.80%) Equities
8 6 (2.53%) Derivative
8 6 (2.53%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.53%) Internet of Things
8 6 (2.53%) Virtual Team
9 5 (2.11%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.27%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.84%) Social Media
13 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.42%) mHealth
13 1 (0.42%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.32%) Linux
2 38 (16.03%) Android
3 31 (13.08%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.22%) Unix
5 2 (0.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (62.87%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (37.97%) Software Engineering
3 67 (28.27%) OO
4 65 (27.43%) TDD
5 44 (18.57%) Microservices
6 42 (17.72%) E-Commerce
7 38 (16.03%) Scrum
8 36 (15.19%) Android Development
9 34 (14.35%) OOP
10 33 (13.92%) MVC
10 33 (13.92%) SOA
11 28 (11.81%) Kanban
11 28 (11.81%) Unit Testing
12 27 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (10.97%) BDD
14 20 (8.44%) Multithreading
15 19 (8.02%) iOS Development
16 15 (6.33%) Front End Development
17 14 (5.91%) OOD
18 12 (5.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 237 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 80 (33.76%) SQL
4 47 (19.83%) Python
5 17 (7.17%) C++
6 15 (6.33%) Scala
7 14 (5.91%) C
8 12 (5.06%) C#
8 12 (5.06%) PHP
9 11 (4.64%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.22%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.38%) Perl
12 7 (2.95%) Assembly Language
12 7 (2.95%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.27%) ECMAScript
13 3 (1.27%) Go
14 2 (0.84%) Ruby
15 1 (0.42%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.42%) Clojure
15 1 (0.42%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 65 (27.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) PhD
2 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.53%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (5.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.11%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 57 (24.05%) Oracle
2 12 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.80%) VMware
4 7 (2.95%) ATG
5 5 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.11%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.69%) Sun
7 3 (1.27%) Sybase
8 2 (0.84%) Google
8 2 (0.84%) Solace
8 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.42%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.42%) Facebook
9 1 (0.42%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.42%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.42%) Splunk
9 1 (0.42%) Terracotta
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