The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

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

Java Software Developer
UK
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 500 550 538
Rank change year-on-year +50 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 414 432 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.45% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 367 404 436
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 £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 81958 94956 104515
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.22% 96.40% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67650 79824 85637
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in the UK

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in the UK

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in the UK

Java Software Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +43 394 £45,000 -5.26% 62
London +28 114 £60,000 +4.34% 14
South East +83 95 £42,500 -10.52% 15
North West -25 53 £47,500 - 8
Manchester -8 44 £47,500 -9.52% 5
East of England +6 41 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire +59 38 £44,500 +9.20% 4
Yorkshire +25 30 £37,500 +15.38% 11
South West -4 30 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Oxfordshire +23 23 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Reading +41 22 £53,750 +79.16% 4
North Yorkshire +20 18 £35,000 +7.69% 1
City of London +30 17 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East Midlands +22 15 £40,000 -36.00% 1
Scotland +22 15 £40,000 -4.76% 4
Nottinghamshire +13 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Nottingham +12 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cambridge -13 15 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Cambridgeshire -13 15 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Hertfordshire +11 14 £43,750 -12.50%
Oxford +12 13 £35,000 -31.70% 2
Bristol -10 13 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Glasgow - 13 £40,000 - 1
York +22 12 £37,500 +15.38% 1
West Midlands +10 12 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh +9 12 £40,000 -4.76% 2
Surrey +24 11 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Buckinghamshire +14 11 £42,500 +13.33%
Milton Keynes - 10 £42,500 -
Maidenhead +15 8 £42,500 +13.33%

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 2017, Java Software Developer 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 788 (100.00%) Java
2 408 (51.78%) Agile Software Development
3 383 (48.60%) JavaScript
4 371 (47.08%) Software Engineering
5 304 (38.58%) Spring
6 257 (32.61%) HTML
7 244 (30.96%) SQL
8 215 (27.28%) CSS
9 199 (25.25%) Degree
10 195 (24.75%) C#
11 184 (23.35%) Hibernate
12 167 (21.19%) TDD
13 166 (21.07%) Computer Science
14 165 (20.94%) Scrum
14 165 (20.94%) Finance
15 154 (19.54%) Python
16 135 (17.13%) C++
17 132 (16.75%) Oracle
18 129 (16.37%) AngularJS
19 125 (15.86%) Linux
20 121 (15.36%) Java EE
21 116 (14.72%) XML
21 116 (14.72%) OO
22 107 (13.58%) SDLC
23 104 (13.20%) .NET
24 101 (12.82%) Git (software)
25 96 (12.18%) MySQL
26 95 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
27 93 (11.80%) jQuery
27 93 (11.80%) Open Source

Java Software Developer 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 68 (8.63%) Tomcat
2 58 (7.36%) Elasticsearch
3 45 (5.71%) Apache Spark
4 42 (5.33%) Apache
5 32 (4.06%) JBoss
6 22 (2.79%) Apache Pig
7 14 (1.78%) Drupal
8 13 (1.65%) IIS
8 13 (1.65%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.27%) Confluence
9 10 (1.27%) WordPress
10 9 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.02%) nginx
12 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.51%) CMS
14 3 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.38%) Mongoose
14 3 (0.38%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.55%) SaaS
3 21 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.41%) GitHub
5 13 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.14%) Force.com
7 7 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.38%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.79%) HTTP
2 17 (2.16%) Internet
3 7 (0.89%) ATM
4 3 (0.38%) SSL
4 3 (0.38%) VoIP
4 3 (0.38%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.25%) Broadband
5 2 (0.25%) NGN
5 2 (0.25%) SMTP
6 1 (0.13%) AMQP
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) Network Security
6 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (12.18%) MySQL
2 93 (11.80%) NoSQL
3 87 (11.04%) SQL Server
4 81 (10.28%) Big Data
5 80 (10.15%) MongoDB
6 78 (9.90%) Hadoop
7 63 (7.99%) Relational Database
8 44 (5.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 27 (3.43%) Apache Hive
10 26 (3.30%) Neo4j
11 23 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (2.79%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.16%) Oracle Database
14 16 (2.03%) Redis
15 9 (1.14%) DB2
16 7 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (0.76%) HBase
18 4 (0.51%) EDRMS
18 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
18 4 (0.51%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 101 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 93 (11.80%) Maven
3 78 (9.90%) Jenkins
4 76 (9.64%) JUnit
5 69 (8.76%) Selenium
6 49 (6.22%) JIRA
7 42 (5.33%) Ant
8 36 (4.57%) Subversion
9 35 (4.44%) Cucumber
10 31 (3.93%) Eclipse
11 17 (2.16%) Gradle
11 17 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (2.03%) EasyMock
13 14 (1.78%) Hudson
13 14 (1.78%) Mockito
13 14 (1.78%) NetBeans
14 13 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (1.65%) Mercurial
15 11 (1.40%) Bitbucket
16 10 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 165 (20.94%) Finance
2 63 (7.99%) Banking
3 39 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.93%) Marketing
5 24 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.05%) Retail
6 17 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.03%) Electronics
8 15 (1.90%) Games
9 14 (1.78%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.27%) Front Office
11 9 (1.14%) Military
12 8 (1.02%) Aerospace
12 8 (1.02%) Publishing
13 7 (0.89%) Advertising
13 7 (0.89%) Back Office
14 5 (0.63%) Automotive
15 3 (0.38%) Billing
15 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (38.58%) Spring
2 257 (32.61%) HTML
3 215 (27.28%) CSS
4 184 (23.35%) Hibernate
5 129 (16.37%) AngularJS
6 121 (15.36%) Java EE
7 116 (14.72%) XML
8 104 (13.20%) .NET
9 93 (11.80%) jQuery
10 87 (11.04%) Web Services
11 84 (10.66%) REST
12 76 (9.64%) HTML5
13 72 (9.14%) RESTful
14 70 (8.88%) J2EE
15 55 (6.98%) SOAP
16 50 (6.35%) Node.js
17 47 (5.96%) CSS3
18 42 (5.33%) Spring MVC
19 41 (5.20%) JSON
20 38 (4.82%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 166 (21.07%) Computer Science
2 64 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
3 55 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (4.06%) Algorithms
5 30 (3.81%) Fintech
6 25 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.28%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.16%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.16%) User Experience
9 13 (1.65%) PKI
10 11 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (1.14%) Social Media
12 8 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.89%) Arduino
13 7 (0.89%) EFT
13 7 (0.89%) NHS
13 7 (0.89%) Smart City
14 6 (0.76%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 125 (15.86%) Linux
2 40 (5.08%) Windows
3 39 (4.95%) Android
4 38 (4.82%) Unix
5 36 (4.57%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.14%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.51%) AIX
10 4 (0.51%) CentOS
11 3 (0.38%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (51.78%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (47.08%) Software Engineering
3 167 (21.19%) TDD
4 165 (20.94%) Scrum
5 116 (14.72%) OO
6 107 (13.58%) SDLC
7 95 (12.06%) Continuous Integration
8 93 (11.80%) Open Source
9 91 (11.55%) MVC
10 88 (11.17%) Test Automation
11 87 (11.04%) Unit Testing
12 84 (10.66%) BDD
13 62 (7.87%) Mathematics
14 58 (7.36%) Web Development
15 55 (6.98%) DevOps
15 55 (6.98%) Microservices
16 53 (6.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 53 (6.73%) OOP
17 44 (5.58%) Multithreading
18 40 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 788 (100.00%) Java
2 383 (48.60%) JavaScript
3 244 (30.96%) SQL
4 195 (24.75%) C#
5 154 (19.54%) Python
6 135 (17.13%) C++
7 70 (8.88%) Ruby
8 67 (8.50%) C
9 62 (7.87%) Scala
10 61 (7.74%) Perl
11 60 (7.61%) PHP
12 44 (5.58%) Groovy
13 20 (2.54%) Go
14 19 (2.41%) Clojure
15 13 (1.65%) Apex Code
16 11 (1.40%) ABAP
16 11 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.02%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.89%) Objective-C
19 6 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 199 (25.25%) Degree
2 72 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.81%) DV Cleared
4 21 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.27%) HND
6 7 (0.89%) PhD
7 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.25%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.25%) MCP
8 2 (0.25%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.25%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.25%) TickIT
3 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 47 (5.96%) Docker
2 20 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (0.89%) Terraform
2 6 (0.76%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.51%) Packer
4 3 (0.38%) Ansible
4 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.25%) Kibana
5 2 (0.25%) logstash
5 2 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 132 (16.75%) Oracle
2 26 (3.30%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.30%) SAP
3 25 (3.17%) VMware
4 14 (1.78%) Google
5 12 (1.52%) Sybase
6 11 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
7 8 (1.02%) Perforce
8 7 (0.89%) IBM
9 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.51%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.38%) hybris
11 3 (0.38%) Twitter
12 2 (0.25%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.25%) IBM Sterling
12 2 (0.25%) StreamBase
12 2 (0.25%) Talend
12 2 (0.25%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.13%) Apple
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