The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 493 505 535
Rank change year-on-year +12 +30  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 449 482 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.51% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 383 453 445
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 £32,000 £32,500 £29,040
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +3 422 £45,000 -5.26% 68
London +6 129 £62,500 +8.69% 24
South East +18 86 £45,000 -5.26% 10
North West -24 56 £45,000 -3.22% 11
South West +11 45 £32,500 -23.52% 7
Manchester -1 44 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Yorkshire +13 34 £40,000 +23.07% 6
East of England -17 31 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire +41 28 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Reading +44 23 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Oxfordshire +27 23 £45,000 -12.19% 4
Bristol -13 20 £26,000 -30.66% 5
West Midlands +5 17 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Scotland +26 16 £40,000 - 4
Glasgow - 15 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +20 14 £40,000 -36.00% 3
Oxford +15 14 £45,000 -23.40% 2
Nottinghamshire +13 14 £40,000 -16.66% 2
Nottingham +12 14 £40,000 -16.66% 2
North Yorkshire +10 14 £35,000 +7.69% 1
City of London +9 14 £62,500 +13.63% 4
West Yorkshire +9 12 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Edinburgh -1 12 £40,000 - 2
Cambridge -19 11 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -26 11 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 10 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Sussex +7 10 £45,000 -10.00%
North East - 10 £37,500 -
Milton Keynes +7 9 £48,750 +21.87%
Surrey -7 9 £37,500 -21.05% 1

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 862 (99.88%) Java
2 452 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 419 (48.55%) JavaScript
4 370 (42.87%) Software Engineering
5 342 (39.63%) Spring
6 262 (30.36%) SQL
7 260 (30.13%) HTML
8 225 (26.07%) Hibernate
9 210 (24.33%) CSS
10 208 (24.10%) C#
11 198 (22.94%) Scrum
12 195 (22.60%) Degree
13 194 (22.48%) Finance
14 181 (20.97%) Computer Science
15 162 (18.77%) Oracle
16 157 (18.19%) TDD
17 154 (17.84%) Python
18 151 (17.50%) C++
19 144 (16.69%) AngularJS
20 139 (16.11%) Git (software)
21 134 (15.53%) Maven
22 130 (15.06%) Linux
23 129 (14.95%) XML
24 126 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
25 121 (14.02%) Java EE
25 121 (14.02%) NoSQL
25 121 (14.02%) OO
26 120 (13.90%) Web Services
26 120 (13.90%) SQL Server
27 118 (13.67%) Unit Testing

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 86 (9.97%) Tomcat
2 69 (8.00%) Apache
3 57 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
4 51 (5.91%) JBoss
5 46 (5.33%) Apache Spark
6 19 (2.20%) Apache Pig
7 14 (1.62%) Drupal
7 14 (1.62%) IIS
8 13 (1.51%) Confluence
8 13 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.39%) nginx
10 10 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (1.16%) WordPress
11 5 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.58%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.35%) CMS
12 3 (0.35%) Mongoose
12 3 (0.35%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.23%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 54 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.48%) SaaS
3 22 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (2.55%) GitHub
4 15 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.16%) Force.com
6 7 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.35%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.55%) HTTP
2 15 (1.74%) Internet
3 7 (0.81%) ATM
4 4 (0.46%) Broadband
5 3 (0.35%) Skype
5 3 (0.35%) SSL
5 3 (0.35%) VoIP
5 3 (0.35%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.23%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.23%) NGN
6 2 (0.23%) SMTP
6 2 (0.23%) SS7
7 1 (0.12%) 2G
7 1 (0.12%) 3G
7 1 (0.12%) AMQP
7 1 (0.12%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.12%) DNS
7 1 (0.12%) LDAP
7 1 (0.12%) Network Security
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (14.02%) NoSQL
2 120 (13.90%) SQL Server
3 105 (12.17%) MySQL
4 94 (10.89%) Relational Database
5 90 (10.43%) MongoDB
6 86 (9.97%) Big Data
7 83 (9.62%) Hadoop
8 66 (7.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 50 (5.79%) Neo4j
10 35 (4.06%) Redis
11 30 (3.48%) Oracle Database
12 29 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
12 29 (3.36%) RDBMS
13 26 (3.01%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
16 6 (0.70%) HBase
16 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
17 5 (0.58%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 139 (16.11%) Git (software)
2 134 (15.53%) Maven
3 96 (11.12%) JUnit
4 92 (10.66%) Jenkins
5 79 (9.15%) JIRA
6 71 (8.23%) Subversion
7 69 (8.00%) Selenium
8 60 (6.95%) Ant
9 41 (4.75%) EasyMock
10 35 (4.06%) Cucumber
11 34 (3.94%) Hudson
12 32 (3.71%) Eclipse
13 30 (3.48%) Mercurial
14 29 (3.36%) Gradle
15 28 (3.24%) jMock
15 28 (3.24%) TeamCity
16 23 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (2.09%) Bitbucket
18 14 (1.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 14 (1.62%) Mockito
General
1 194 (22.48%) Finance
2 78 (9.04%) Banking
3 47 (5.45%) Retail
4 42 (4.87%) Investment Banking
4 42 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.06%) Marketing
6 33 (3.82%) Retail Banking
7 20 (2.32%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.20%) Electronics
9 15 (1.74%) Games
10 11 (1.27%) Publishing
11 10 (1.16%) Aerospace
12 9 (1.04%) Front Office
13 8 (0.93%) Military
14 7 (0.81%) Advertising
14 7 (0.81%) Back Office
15 6 (0.70%) Automotive
16 4 (0.46%) Billing
17 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 342 (39.63%) Spring
2 260 (30.13%) HTML
3 225 (26.07%) Hibernate
4 210 (24.33%) CSS
5 144 (16.69%) AngularJS
6 129 (14.95%) XML
7 121 (14.02%) Java EE
8 120 (13.90%) Web Services
9 115 (13.33%) .NET
10 101 (11.70%) RESTful
11 94 (10.89%) jQuery
12 87 (10.08%) REST
13 85 (9.85%) J2EE
14 77 (8.92%) SOAP
15 76 (8.81%) HTML5
16 49 (5.68%) Node.js
17 45 (5.21%) JSON
18 44 (5.10%) Spring Boot
19 43 (4.98%) CSS3
20 42 (4.87%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 181 (20.97%) Computer Science
2 68 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (6.14%) Algorithms
4 46 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (5.21%) Data Structures
6 36 (4.17%) User Experience
7 27 (3.13%) Fintech
7 27 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
8 23 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (2.32%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.39%) PKI
11 10 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.16%) Social Media
12 9 (1.04%) Smart City
13 8 (0.93%) NHS
14 7 (0.81%) Arduino
14 7 (0.81%) EFT
14 7 (0.81%) EMV
14 7 (0.81%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 130 (15.06%) Linux
2 62 (7.18%) Windows
3 56 (6.49%) Unix
4 42 (4.87%) Android
5 39 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.39%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.16%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.46%) AIX
10 4 (0.46%) CentOS
11 3 (0.35%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (42.87%) Software Engineering
3 198 (22.94%) Scrum
4 157 (18.19%) TDD
5 126 (14.60%) Continuous Integration
6 121 (14.02%) OO
7 118 (13.67%) Unit Testing
8 115 (13.33%) SDLC
9 107 (12.40%) Open Source
10 95 (11.01%) Test Automation
11 85 (9.85%) MVC
12 79 (9.15%) BDD
13 70 (8.11%) Mathematics
14 62 (7.18%) Multithreading
15 58 (6.72%) Kanban
16 56 (6.49%) Microservices
16 56 (6.49%) Refactoring
17 53 (6.14%) DevOps
17 53 (6.14%) Web Development
18 51 (5.91%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 862 (99.88%) Java
2 419 (48.55%) JavaScript
3 262 (30.36%) SQL
4 208 (24.10%) C#
5 154 (17.84%) Python
6 151 (17.50%) C++
7 75 (8.69%) Scala
8 69 (8.00%) C
8 69 (8.00%) Groovy
9 63 (7.30%) Ruby
10 59 (6.84%) PHP
11 56 (6.49%) Perl
12 21 (2.43%) Clojure
12 21 (2.43%) Go
13 18 (2.09%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.51%) Apex Code
15 11 (1.27%) ABAP
16 9 (1.04%) Haskell
17 8 (0.93%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 195 (22.60%) Degree
2 77 (8.92%) Security Cleared
3 75 (8.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (3.59%) Numerate Degree
5 29 (3.36%) DV Cleared
6 22 (2.55%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.93%) HND
8 7 (0.81%) PhD
9 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.35%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.23%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.23%) MCP
10 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (9.15%) QA
2 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.23%) SEPA
2 2 (0.23%) TickIT
3 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 62 (7.18%) Docker
2 16 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 16 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.23%) KVM
5 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.04%) Kubernetes
1 9 (1.04%) Terraform
2 6 (0.70%) Packer
3 4 (0.46%) Ansible
3 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.35%) Puppet
5 2 (0.23%) Kibana
5 2 (0.23%) logstash
5 2 (0.23%) Opsview
6 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 162 (18.77%) Oracle
2 32 (3.71%) Sybase
3 31 (3.59%) Microsoft
4 29 (3.36%) SAP
5 27 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
5 27 (3.13%) Perforce
6 21 (2.43%) VMware
7 17 (1.97%) Google
8 10 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.58%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.58%) IBM
11 3 (0.35%) hybris
11 3 (0.35%) Twitter
12 2 (0.23%) IBM Sterling
12 2 (0.23%) Splunk
12 2 (0.23%) Sun
13 1 (0.12%) Apiary
13 1 (0.12%) OpenText
13 1 (0.12%) TIBCO
North West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + 8% Pension, Free Parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-55k plus 5% pension, Medical insurance, Health insurance +25 day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension, h/c etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k - £49k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
ISL
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago