Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 513 523 558
Rank change year-on-year +10 +35 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 948 931 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.51% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 806 897 956
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £25,625 £31,400 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -1 866 £47,500 -5.00% 91
UK excluding London +1 598 £45,000 - 59
London +54 331 £62,500 +8.70% 33
North of England +44 145 £47,500 +3.83% 16
South East -48 135 £47,500 - 20
South West +54 115 £30,000 -33.33% 5
North West +23 97 £50,000 -4.76% 8
East of England -49 71 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Midlands +60 70 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Scotland +8 49 £40,000 -1.23%
Yorkshire +20 36 £45,000 +11.80% 7
West Midlands +13 36 £42,500 +13.33% 5
East Midlands +66 34 £42,500 +13.33% 3
North East +19 12 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Wales +7 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Northern Ireland - 6 £45,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 945 (99.68%) Java
2 575 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
3 439 (46.31%) JavaScript
4 430 (45.36%) Spring
5 419 (44.20%) Software Engineering
6 309 (32.59%) SQL
7 261 (27.53%) Degree
8 258 (27.22%) Computer Science
9 244 (25.74%) Web Services
10 238 (25.11%) Oracle
10 238 (25.11%) Finance
11 234 (24.68%) Hibernate
12 227 (23.95%) TDD
13 225 (23.73%) Git (software)
14 215 (22.68%) Scrum
15 214 (22.57%) HTML
16 212 (22.36%) RESTful
17 193 (20.36%) AngularJS
18 180 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
19 174 (18.35%) Maven
20 172 (18.14%) XML
21 168 (17.72%) Microservices
22 166 (17.51%) SQL Server
23 157 (16.56%) CSS
24 152 (16.03%) REST
25 150 (15.82%) C++
26 144 (15.19%) NoSQL
27 143 (15.08%) C#
27 143 (15.08%) J2EE
28 141 (14.87%) JUnit

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
1 109 (11.50%) Tomcat
2 86 (9.07%) Apache
3 72 (7.59%) JBoss
4 61 (6.43%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (3.27%) Apache Spark
6 16 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.58%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.95%) nginx
9 8 (0.84%) Confluence
9 8 (0.84%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.74%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.63%) Alfresco
11 6 (0.63%) IIS
11 6 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.42%) CMS
13 4 (0.42%) Jetty
13 4 (0.42%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.32%) OpenEdge
15 2 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.32%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 83 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (3.59%) SaaS
3 30 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (2.53%) GitHub
5 23 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 19 (2.00%) Serverless
7 9 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.53%) Force.com
10 4 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.32%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.21%) IaaS
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.59%) Internet
2 48 (5.06%) HTTP
3 27 (2.85%) ATM
4 5 (0.53%) SSL
5 4 (0.42%) Skype
6 3 (0.32%) Wireless
7 2 (0.21%) Broadband
7 2 (0.21%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.21%) SS7
8 1 (0.11%) 2G
8 1 (0.11%) 3G
8 1 (0.11%) 4G
8 1 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.11%) SMS
8 1 (0.11%) SNMP
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 144 (15.19%) NoSQL
3 114 (12.03%) Relational Database
4 85 (8.97%) MySQL
5 80 (8.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 76 (8.02%) MongoDB
7 61 (6.43%) Big Data
8 58 (6.12%) Redis
9 53 (5.59%) Neo4j
9 53 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
10 44 (4.64%) Oracle Database
11 43 (4.54%) Hadoop
12 38 (4.01%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.48%) Apache Hive
13 14 (1.48%) HBase
14 11 (1.16%) Infinispan
15 10 (1.05%) Blockchain
16 9 (0.95%) GIS
16 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (0.84%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 225 (23.73%) Git (software)
2 174 (18.35%) Maven
3 141 (14.87%) JUnit
4 116 (12.24%) Jenkins
5 114 (12.03%) Subversion
6 77 (8.12%) JIRA
7 64 (6.75%) Hudson
7 64 (6.75%) Mercurial
8 54 (5.70%) Ant
8 54 (5.70%) EasyMock
8 54 (5.70%) Selenium
9 53 (5.59%) TeamCity
10 48 (5.06%) Eclipse
11 46 (4.85%) jMock
12 32 (3.38%) Gradle
13 30 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (2.85%) Cucumber
15 24 (2.53%) Bitbucket
16 19 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (2.00%) Travis CI
General
1 238 (25.11%) Finance
2 104 (10.97%) Banking
3 51 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 48 (5.06%) Retail
4 48 (5.06%) Retail Banking
4 48 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 37 (3.90%) Marketing
6 34 (3.59%) Electronics
7 28 (2.95%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.79%) Games
9 10 (1.05%) Legal
10 7 (0.74%) Advertising
11 6 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.63%) Publishing
12 5 (0.53%) Back Office
12 5 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.42%) Front Office
14 3 (0.32%) Automotive
14 3 (0.32%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (45.36%) Spring
2 244 (25.74%) Web Services
3 234 (24.68%) Hibernate
4 214 (22.57%) HTML
5 212 (22.36%) RESTful
6 193 (20.36%) AngularJS
7 172 (18.14%) XML
8 157 (16.56%) CSS
9 152 (16.03%) REST
10 143 (15.08%) J2EE
11 132 (13.92%) Java EE
12 117 (12.34%) SOAP
13 115 (12.13%) .NET
14 90 (9.49%) HTML5
15 76 (8.02%) JSON
16 70 (7.38%) Spring Boot
17 69 (7.28%) Node.js
18 65 (6.86%) jQuery
19 59 (6.22%) JPA
20 47 (4.96%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 258 (27.22%) Computer Science
2 96 (10.13%) User Experience
3 63 (6.65%) Data Structures
3 63 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
4 59 (6.22%) Algorithms
5 51 (5.38%) Fintech
6 43 (4.54%) Linux Command Line
7 41 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (2.95%) Mobile App
10 27 (2.85%) EFT
11 19 (2.00%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.48%) RIA
13 11 (1.16%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.84%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.84%) Robotics
15 7 (0.74%) Contactless
15 7 (0.74%) EMV
15 7 (0.74%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 135 (14.24%) Linux
2 87 (9.18%) Windows
3 86 (9.07%) Unix
4 43 (4.54%) Android
5 40 (4.22%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.32%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.11%) AIX
10 1 (0.11%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (60.65%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (44.20%) Software Engineering
3 227 (23.95%) TDD
4 215 (22.68%) Scrum
5 180 (18.99%) Continuous Integration
6 168 (17.72%) Microservices
7 138 (14.56%) OO
8 119 (12.55%) Unit Testing
9 96 (10.13%) Open Source
10 95 (10.02%) Refactoring
11 93 (9.81%) Test Automation
12 88 (9.28%) BDD
12 88 (9.28%) SDLC
13 84 (8.86%) DevOps
13 84 (8.86%) Mathematics
13 84 (8.86%) Web Development
14 83 (8.76%) Mentoring
15 80 (8.44%) Kanban
16 78 (8.23%) MVC
17 70 (7.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 945 (99.68%) Java
2 439 (46.31%) JavaScript
3 309 (32.59%) SQL
4 150 (15.82%) C++
5 143 (15.08%) C#
6 134 (14.14%) Python
7 101 (10.65%) Scala
8 72 (7.59%) C
9 64 (6.75%) Groovy
10 42 (4.43%) PHP
11 38 (4.01%) Perl
12 37 (3.90%) Go
13 30 (3.16%) PL/SQL
14 29 (3.06%) Ruby
15 12 (1.27%) Objective-C
16 10 (1.05%) Clojure
17 9 (0.95%) Haskell
17 9 (0.95%) Kotlin
17 9 (0.95%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 261 (27.53%) Degree
2 78 (8.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (4.54%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.43%) Numerate Degree
5 20 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.84%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.84%) PhD
8 7 (0.74%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.11%) OCA
9 1 (0.11%) OCP
9 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (9.18%) QA
2 7 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 7 (0.74%) SEPA
3 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.11%) ECSS
3 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 113 (11.92%) Docker
2 4 (0.42%) KVM
2 4 (0.42%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.16%) Puppet
3 10 (1.05%) Ansible
4 7 (0.74%) Opsview
4 7 (0.74%) Terraform
5 5 (0.53%) Packer
6 2 (0.21%) Graphite
7 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.11%) Consul
7 1 (0.11%) Control-M
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) linkerd
7 1 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 238 (25.11%) Oracle
2 76 (8.02%) Google
3 55 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 47 (4.96%) Perforce
5 45 (4.75%) Sybase
6 43 (4.54%) CA Agile Central
7 27 (2.85%) SAP
8 22 (2.32%) Sun
9 8 (0.84%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.53%) Adobe
11 4 (0.42%) Misys
11 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.42%) Sophos
11 4 (0.42%) Splunk
12 3 (0.32%) ATG
12 3 (0.32%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.32%) IBM
12 3 (0.32%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.32%) Teradata
13 2 (0.21%) Capita