Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Programmer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 748 943 1046
Rank change year-on-year +195 +103 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Programmer 91 174 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 98 216 153
Median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £46,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £81,625 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +17.65%

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 73,416 140,757 170,634
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.88% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59,114 112,373 138,268
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 10 July 2020.

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 10 July 2020. 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 +204 80 £56,500 -5.83%
London +126 46 £62,500 +4.17%
UK excluding London +206 30 £50,000 -9.09%
South East +158 27 £50,000 -9.09%
Work from Home +35 15 £55,000 -8.33%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
East of England +77 1 £52,500 -4.55%

Java Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, 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 91 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (38.46%) Microservices
4 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
5 32 (35.16%) Finance
6 31 (34.07%) SQL
6 31 (34.07%) XML
7 30 (32.97%) OO
8 28 (30.77%) Scrum
9 26 (28.57%) C#
10 25 (27.47%) TDD
10 25 (27.47%) Spring
11 24 (26.37%) CSS
12 22 (24.18%) Oracle
13 21 (23.08%) Unix
13 21 (23.08%) AWS
14 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering
15 18 (19.78%) PL/SQL
16 17 (18.68%) HTML
16 17 (18.68%) Data Modelling
16 17 (18.68%) React
17 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (17.58%) Linux
17 16 (17.58%) Web Services
18 15 (16.48%) Business Analysis
18 15 (16.48%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (16.48%) Reinsurance
18 15 (16.48%) ERD
18 15 (16.48%) Guidewire
19 14 (15.38%) AngularJS

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 12 (13.19%) Apache
2 7 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 6 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.40%) CICS
5 2 (2.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.10%) Hyperledger
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.10%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.08%) AWS
2 8 (8.79%) SaaS
3 2 (2.20%) Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.20%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) MySQL
2 8 (8.79%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (8.79%) DB2
2 8 (8.79%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.69%) Redis
4 5 (5.49%) MariaDB
5 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.30%) Big Data
6 3 (3.30%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.20%) KDB
7 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Git (software)
1 9 (9.89%) Maven
2 8 (8.79%) Eclipse
2 8 (8.79%) Subversion
3 5 (5.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.10%) JUnit
General
1 32 (35.16%) Finance
2 9 (9.89%) Banking
3 8 (8.79%) Retail
4 7 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 7 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.49%) Public Sector
6 4 (4.40%) Front Office
7 3 (3.30%) Retail Finance
8 1 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.07%) XML
2 25 (27.47%) Spring
3 24 (26.37%) CSS
4 17 (18.68%) HTML
4 17 (18.68%) React
5 16 (17.58%) Web Services
6 14 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 14 (15.38%) REST
7 12 (13.19%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (13.19%) Spring Boot
8 8 (8.79%) Hibernate
8 8 (8.79%) Kafka
9 7 (7.69%) Apache POI
9 7 (7.69%) Dojo
9 7 (7.69%) JPA
9 7 (7.69%) JSP
9 7 (7.69%) Spring Security
9 7 (7.69%) Vue.js
9 7 (7.69%) XSLT
10 6 (6.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (16.48%) Reinsurance
3 7 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 7 (7.69%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.49%) Cloud Native
4 5 (5.49%) iPhone
5 4 (4.40%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.30%) Derivative
6 3 (3.30%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Unix
2 16 (17.58%) Linux
3 6 (6.59%) Windows
4 5 (5.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.46%) Microservices
3 30 (32.97%) OO
4 28 (30.77%) Scrum
5 25 (27.47%) TDD
6 19 (20.88%) Software Engineering
7 17 (18.68%) Data Modelling
8 15 (16.48%) Business Analysis
8 15 (16.48%) ERD
8 15 (16.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (14.29%) DevOps
9 13 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (12.09%) Pair Programming
11 10 (10.99%) Unit Testing
12 9 (9.89%) Extreme Programming
13 8 (8.79%) ERP
13 8 (8.79%) Front End Development
13 8 (8.79%) Functional Testing
13 8 (8.79%) Kanban
14 7 (7.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
3 31 (34.07%) SQL
4 26 (28.57%) C#
5 18 (19.78%) PL/SQL
6 14 (15.38%) Java 8
7 9 (9.89%) Python
8 8 (8.79%) COBOL
9 3 (3.30%) Groovy
9 3 (3.30%) VBA
10 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.10%) PHP
11 1 (1.10%) R
11 1 (1.10%) Solidity
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Oracle
2 15 (16.48%) Guidewire
3 4 (4.40%) Calypso
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.10%) ABBYY
4 1 (1.10%) Kofax