Period
to 18 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 532 561
Rank change year-on-year +9 +29 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 912 984 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.52% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 796 960 953
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £27,100
90th Percentile £71,000 £71,250 £64,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 169742 190690 209586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137115 160408 172505
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Java Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in the UK

Java Software Developer
Top 16 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 6 months to 18 August 2017. 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 +1 847 £45,000 -5.26% 66
UK excluding London +29 635 £42,500 -5.56% 52
London +1 265 £62,500 +8.70% 21
North of England +30 179 £45,000 - 19
South East +10 171 £45,000 -5.26% 15
North West +11 116 £47,500 - 14
South West +22 98 £32,500 -23.53% 7
East of England -20 71 £45,000 - 3
Midlands +45 64 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Yorkshire +21 49 £39,250 +1.95% 4
Scotland +51 43 £40,000 -3.03% 3
West Midlands +12 37 £40,000 +23.08%
East Midlands +42 27 £42,500 -32.00% 1
North East +30 14 £41,250 +5.77% 1
Northern Ireland -14 6 £42,000 -6.67%
Wales +10 4 £36,750 -18.33% 4

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 911 (99.89%) Java
2 506 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
3 436 (47.81%) JavaScript
4 408 (44.74%) Spring
5 363 (39.80%) Software Engineering
6 289 (31.69%) SQL
7 244 (26.75%) Hibernate
8 239 (26.21%) Finance
9 237 (25.99%) Computer Science
10 232 (25.44%) HTML
11 230 (25.22%) Degree
12 199 (21.82%) Oracle
13 198 (21.71%) Scrum
14 197 (21.60%) C#
15 196 (21.49%) Git (software)
16 192 (21.05%) CSS
17 181 (19.85%) AngularJS
18 168 (18.42%) TDD
19 167 (18.31%) C++
19 167 (18.31%) NoSQL
20 164 (17.98%) Web Services
21 158 (17.32%) Python
22 157 (17.21%) SQL Server
22 157 (17.21%) RESTful
23 151 (16.56%) Maven
24 145 (15.90%) XML
24 145 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
25 132 (14.47%) .NET
26 128 (14.04%) Unit Testing
27 127 (13.93%) OO

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
1 115 (12.61%) Tomcat
2 97 (10.64%) Apache
3 71 (7.79%) JBoss
4 57 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (4.06%) Apache Spark
6 15 (1.64%) IIS
6 15 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.54%) nginx
8 13 (1.43%) Drupal
9 12 (1.32%) Confluence
10 11 (1.21%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.99%) WordPress
12 8 (0.88%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.66%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.55%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.33%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.33%) Mongoose
15 3 (0.33%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.96%) SaaS
3 20 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (1.75%) GitHub
6 13 (1.43%) Force.com
7 7 (0.77%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.22%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.61%) HTTP
2 23 (2.52%) Internet
3 7 (0.77%) ATM
3 7 (0.77%) SSL
4 4 (0.44%) Broadband
4 4 (0.44%) Skype
5 3 (0.33%) Wireless
6 2 (0.22%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.22%) NGN
6 2 (0.22%) SMTP
6 2 (0.22%) SS7
7 1 (0.11%) 2G
7 1 (0.11%) 3G
7 1 (0.11%) 4G
7 1 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (18.31%) NoSQL
2 157 (17.21%) SQL Server
3 105 (11.51%) Relational Database
4 103 (11.29%) MySQL
5 98 (10.75%) MongoDB
6 92 (10.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 72 (7.89%) Big Data
8 70 (7.68%) Neo4j
9 63 (6.91%) Hadoop
9 63 (6.91%) Redis
10 41 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
11 35 (3.84%) Oracle Database
12 22 (2.41%) RDBMS
13 21 (2.30%) Apache Hive
14 14 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.43%) HBase
16 11 (1.21%) CouchDB
17 7 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
18 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 196 (21.49%) Git (software)
2 151 (16.56%) Maven
3 124 (13.60%) JUnit
4 114 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 99 (10.86%) Subversion
6 96 (10.53%) JIRA
7 68 (7.46%) Selenium
8 67 (7.35%) EasyMock
9 65 (7.13%) Ant
10 62 (6.80%) Mercurial
11 57 (6.25%) Hudson
12 51 (5.59%) TeamCity
13 50 (5.48%) jMock
14 45 (4.93%) Eclipse
15 30 (3.29%) Cucumber
16 28 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
17 26 (2.85%) Gradle
18 23 (2.52%) Bitbucket
19 14 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 9 (0.99%) TestNG
General
1 239 (26.21%) Finance
2 105 (11.51%) Banking
3 75 (8.22%) Retail
4 68 (7.46%) Investment Banking
5 60 (6.58%) Retail Banking
5 60 (6.58%) Telecoms
6 54 (5.92%) Marketing
7 36 (3.95%) Electronics
7 36 (3.95%) Manufacturing
8 27 (2.96%) Games
9 14 (1.54%) Publishing
10 10 (1.10%) Back Office
11 9 (0.99%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.88%) Advertising
12 8 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.88%) Legal
13 7 (0.77%) Front Office
14 5 (0.55%) Automotive
15 4 (0.44%) Billing
15 4 (0.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (44.74%) Spring
2 244 (26.75%) Hibernate
3 232 (25.44%) HTML
4 192 (21.05%) CSS
5 181 (19.85%) AngularJS
6 164 (17.98%) Web Services
7 157 (17.21%) RESTful
8 145 (15.90%) XML
9 132 (14.47%) .NET
10 125 (13.71%) REST
11 122 (13.38%) Java EE
12 115 (12.61%) SOAP
13 101 (11.07%) J2EE
14 89 (9.76%) jQuery
15 76 (8.33%) HTML5
16 64 (7.02%) JSON
17 62 (6.80%) Node.js
18 53 (5.81%) Spring Boot
19 48 (5.26%) JMS
20 46 (5.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 237 (25.99%) Computer Science
2 76 (8.33%) User Experience
3 75 (8.22%) Algorithms
4 71 (7.79%) Data Structures
5 67 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
6 49 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
6 49 (5.37%) Linux Command Line
7 37 (4.06%) Fintech
8 32 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (3.07%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.32%) Social Media
11 11 (1.21%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.99%) Contactless
12 9 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (0.99%) EMV
12 9 (0.99%) Smartcard
13 8 (0.88%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.88%) Smart City
14 7 (0.77%) Arduino
14 7 (0.77%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 123 (13.49%) Linux
2 91 (9.98%) Windows
3 84 (9.21%) Unix
4 51 (5.59%) Android
5 50 (5.48%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.44%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.22%) AIX
10 2 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.22%) CentOS
10 2 (0.22%) Solaris
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (39.80%) Software Engineering
3 198 (21.71%) Scrum
4 168 (18.42%) TDD
5 145 (15.90%) Continuous Integration
6 128 (14.04%) Unit Testing
7 127 (13.93%) OO
8 102 (11.18%) Microservices
9 101 (11.07%) Open Source
10 92 (10.09%) Refactoring
11 88 (9.65%) BDD
11 88 (9.65%) SDLC
12 84 (9.21%) Test Automation
13 81 (8.88%) Kanban
13 81 (8.88%) MVC
14 78 (8.55%) Multithreading
15 73 (8.00%) Mathematics
16 71 (7.79%) Front End Development
17 70 (7.68%) E-Commerce
18 67 (7.35%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 911 (99.89%) Java
2 436 (47.81%) JavaScript
3 289 (31.69%) SQL
4 197 (21.60%) C#
5 167 (18.31%) C++
6 158 (17.32%) Python
7 88 (9.65%) Scala
8 83 (9.10%) Groovy
9 69 (7.57%) C
9 69 (7.57%) PHP
10 55 (6.03%) Perl
11 50 (5.48%) Ruby
12 31 (3.40%) Go
13 25 (2.74%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.86%) Apex Code
14 17 (1.86%) Clojure
15 9 (0.99%) ABAP
16 8 (0.88%) Haskell
16 8 (0.88%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 230 (25.22%) Degree
2 95 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (6.03%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.74%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.43%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.10%) PhD
7 3 (0.33%) HND
7 3 (0.33%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.22%) MCP
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (10.75%) QA
2 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 6 (0.66%) SEPA
3 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) MiFID
3 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 85 (9.32%) Docker
2 4 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (1.86%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.10%) Terraform
3 7 (0.77%) Packer
4 6 (0.66%) Opsview
5 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.55%) Puppet
6 4 (0.44%) Ansible
7 3 (0.33%) Kibana
7 3 (0.33%) logstash
8 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 199 (21.82%) Oracle
2 53 (5.81%) Sybase
3 49 (5.37%) CA Agile Central
3 49 (5.37%) Perforce
4 44 (4.82%) SAP
5 36 (3.95%) Microsoft
6 30 (3.29%) Google
7 8 (0.88%) DevExpress
8 7 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.44%) Sun
9 4 (0.44%) VMware
10 3 (0.33%) Adobe
10 3 (0.33%) IBM
11 2 (0.22%) Splunk
11 2 (0.22%) Twitter
12 1 (0.11%) Apiary
12 1 (0.11%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.11%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.11%) WSO2
12 1 (0.11%) Xamarin