The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 486 537 535
Rank change year-on-year +51 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 416 482 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.48% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 365 441 451
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 £33,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +40 390 £45,000 -5.26% 73
South East +85 95 £42,500 +6.25% 11
London -30 93 £60,000 +9.09% 27
North West -6 63 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Manchester -9 50 £52,750 +5.50% 9
South West +19 48 £42,500 -5.55% 9
East of England +16 47 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire +67 34 £44,500 +1.13% 2
Oxfordshire +15 22 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Yorkshire +32 20 £37,500 -7.40% 5
Hertfordshire +26 19 £42,500 -29.16% 1
City of London +38 18 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Oxford +7 16 £36,250 -9.37% 4
Hampshire +20 15 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Somerset 0 14 £36,000 -8.86% 2
Scotland +34 13 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire 0 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bristol -1 13 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Essex +22 12 £40,997 -13.69% 1
Nottinghamshire +20 12 £41,250 +17.85% 3
East Midlands +17 12 £41,250 +17.85% 3
North Yorkshire +15 12 £36,250 -14.70%
Cambridge -3 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Reading +43 11 £53,750 -10.41% 1
Nottingham +15 11 £41,250 +17.85% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Milton Keynes +15 10 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Midlands +34 9 £42,000 +20.00%
Maidenhead +10 9 £42,500 +13.33%
Belfast +1 9 £34,000 -9.33%

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 747 (100.00%) Java
2 388 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
3 365 (48.86%) Software Engineering
4 363 (48.59%) JavaScript
5 268 (35.88%) Spring
6 261 (34.94%) SQL
7 256 (34.27%) HTML
8 210 (28.11%) Degree
9 204 (27.31%) CSS
10 168 (22.49%) TDD
10 168 (22.49%) Computer Science
11 167 (22.36%) C#
12 155 (20.75%) Python
12 155 (20.75%) Hibernate
13 152 (20.35%) Linux
14 131 (17.54%) Finance
15 128 (17.14%) Scrum
16 127 (17.00%) Oracle
17 120 (16.06%) SDLC
18 117 (15.66%) C++
19 114 (15.26%) Java EE
20 113 (15.13%) XML
21 112 (14.99%) AngularJS
22 107 (14.32%) OO
23 93 (12.45%) .NET
23 93 (12.45%) Big Data
24 89 (11.91%) MVC
25 88 (11.78%) NoSQL
26 87 (11.65%) MySQL
27 86 (11.51%) Maven

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 63 (8.43%) Tomcat
2 59 (7.90%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (5.22%) Apache Spark
4 36 (4.82%) JBoss
5 26 (3.48%) Apache
6 23 (3.08%) Apache Pig
7 19 (2.54%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.07%) WordPress
10 7 (0.94%) Confluence
10 7 (0.94%) Drupal
11 6 (0.80%) IIS
11 6 (0.80%) Jetty
11 6 (0.80%) WildFly
12 5 (0.67%) nginx
12 5 (0.67%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.54%) CMS
13 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.21%) GitHub
3 23 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (2.68%) SaaS
5 12 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.54%) Force.com
8 3 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.40%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.95%) Internet
2 17 (2.28%) HTTP
3 7 (0.94%) ATM
4 4 (0.54%) Intranet
4 4 (0.54%) SSL
5 3 (0.40%) VoIP
5 3 (0.40%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.27%) NGN
6 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) AMQP
7 1 (0.13%) LDAP
7 1 (0.13%) Network Security
7 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (12.45%) Big Data
2 88 (11.78%) NoSQL
3 87 (11.65%) MySQL
4 80 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 79 (10.58%) MongoDB
6 68 (9.10%) SQL Server
7 56 (7.50%) Relational Database
8 38 (5.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 27 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
10 25 (3.35%) Apache Hive
10 25 (3.35%) RDBMS
11 15 (2.01%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.47%) Neo4j
13 9 (1.20%) DB2
13 9 (1.20%) HBase
14 6 (0.80%) Redis
15 4 (0.54%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.54%) Triplestore
16 3 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 86 (11.51%) Maven
2 82 (10.98%) Git (software)
3 66 (8.84%) Selenium
4 65 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 65 (8.70%) JUnit
5 38 (5.09%) Cucumber
6 31 (4.15%) JIRA
7 30 (4.02%) Ant
7 30 (4.02%) Eclipse
8 23 (3.08%) Subversion
9 22 (2.95%) Gradle
9 22 (2.95%) Mockito
10 18 (2.41%) TestNG
11 14 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (1.47%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.34%) NetBeans
14 8 (1.07%) Bitbucket
15 7 (0.94%) IntelliJ
15 7 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 131 (17.54%) Finance
2 46 (6.16%) Banking
3 34 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.41%) Marketing
5 16 (2.14%) Games
6 14 (1.87%) Electronics
7 13 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.47%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.20%) Military
10 8 (1.07%) Advertising
10 8 (1.07%) Automotive
11 6 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.80%) Front Office
11 6 (0.80%) Retail
12 5 (0.67%) Publishing
13 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.27%) Legal
14 1 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (35.88%) Spring
2 256 (34.27%) HTML
3 204 (27.31%) CSS
4 155 (20.75%) Hibernate
5 114 (15.26%) Java EE
6 113 (15.13%) XML
7 112 (14.99%) AngularJS
8 93 (12.45%) .NET
9 85 (11.38%) jQuery
10 83 (11.11%) Web Services
11 79 (10.58%) REST
12 72 (9.64%) J2EE
13 69 (9.24%) HTML5
14 56 (7.50%) RESTful
15 54 (7.23%) Node.js
16 53 (7.10%) Apache Camel
17 47 (6.29%) JSON
18 42 (5.62%) CSS3
19 38 (5.09%) JMS
19 38 (5.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 168 (22.49%) Computer Science
2 37 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (3.48%) Algorithms
4 24 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.21%) Fintech
5 15 (2.01%) Data Structures
6 14 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.74%) PKI
8 10 (1.34%) Internet of Things
9 8 (1.07%) NHS
10 7 (0.94%) EFT
11 6 (0.80%) Arduino
11 6 (0.80%) Grid Computing
11 6 (0.80%) Life Science
11 6 (0.80%) User Experience
12 5 (0.67%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.54%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 152 (20.35%) Linux
2 37 (4.95%) Android
3 34 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 33 (4.42%) Windows
5 32 (4.28%) Unix
6 8 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.54%) AIX
8 4 (0.54%) CentOS
9 3 (0.40%) Amazon Linux
9 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (51.94%) Agile Software Development
2 365 (48.86%) Software Engineering
3 168 (22.49%) TDD
4 128 (17.14%) Scrum
5 120 (16.06%) SDLC
6 107 (14.32%) OO
7 89 (11.91%) MVC
8 78 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (10.31%) Open Source
10 75 (10.04%) Unit Testing
10 75 (10.04%) Web Development
11 72 (9.64%) BDD
12 64 (8.57%) Mathematics
13 57 (7.63%) OOP
14 54 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (6.83%) DevOps
16 46 (6.16%) Microservices
17 45 (6.02%) Analytics
18 41 (5.49%) Cybersecurity
19 37 (4.95%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 747 (100.00%) Java
2 363 (48.59%) JavaScript
3 261 (34.94%) SQL
4 167 (22.36%) C#
5 155 (20.75%) Python
6 117 (15.66%) C++
7 71 (9.50%) Ruby
8 66 (8.84%) C
9 61 (8.17%) Perl
10 57 (7.63%) Scala
11 54 (7.23%) PHP
12 35 (4.69%) Groovy
13 22 (2.95%) Clojure
14 17 (2.28%) Go
15 14 (1.87%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.87%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.20%) ABAP
16 9 (1.20%) HQL
16 9 (1.20%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 210 (28.11%) Degree
2 70 (9.37%) Security Cleared
3 36 (4.82%) DV Cleared
4 16 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.87%) PhD
6 10 (1.34%) HND
7 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.27%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.13%) MCSD
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.35%) QA
2 15 (2.01%) SDET
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.27%) TickIT
4 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 36 (4.82%) Docker
2 21 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (0.67%) Packer
1 5 (0.67%) Terraform
2 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.27%) Ansible
3 2 (0.27%) Puppet
3 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.13%) Grafana
4 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.13%) Kibana
4 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.13%) logstash
4 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 127 (17.00%) Oracle
2 29 (3.88%) VMware
3 24 (3.21%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.81%) SAP
5 16 (2.14%) Red Hat
6 9 (1.20%) Google
7 6 (0.80%) IBM
8 4 (0.54%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.54%) Sybase
9 3 (0.40%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.40%) hybris
9 3 (0.40%) Talend
9 3 (0.40%) Twitter
10 2 (0.27%) IBM Sterling
10 2 (0.27%) StreamBase
10 2 (0.27%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.13%) Apiary
11 1 (0.13%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.13%) SaltStack
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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London
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London
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Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
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