Period
to 2 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

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

Java Developer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 73 57
Rank change year-on-year -24 -16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 978 347 386
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.34% 4.09% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 4.28% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 878 333 367
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £57,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.74% -14.81% +17.39%
75th Percentile £90,000 £71,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £82,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 27,680 8,106 7,444
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 95.43% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21,935 7,276 6,600
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Java Developer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Java Developer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Java Developer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Java Developer.

Java Developer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Java Developer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Java Developer over the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

Java Developer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 978 (100.00%) Java
2 461 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
3 453 (46.32%) Spring
4 439 (44.89%) Microservices
5 379 (38.75%) AWS
6 304 (31.08%) Spring Boot
7 260 (26.58%) JavaScript
8 242 (24.74%) SQL
9 218 (22.29%) Software Engineering
10 211 (21.57%) Docker
10 211 (21.57%) Kubernetes
11 208 (21.27%) DevOps
11 208 (21.27%) Finance
12 207 (21.17%) Jenkins
13 196 (20.04%) React
14 193 (19.73%) Full Stack Development
14 193 (19.73%) TDD
15 184 (18.81%) Java 8
16 170 (17.38%) Web Services
16 170 (17.38%) Azure
17 166 (16.97%) Oracle
18 161 (16.46%) REST
19 154 (15.75%) NoSQL
19 154 (15.75%) Kafka
20 151 (15.44%) AngularJS
21 144 (14.72%) MongoDB
22 142 (14.52%) Scrum
23 138 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
24 135 (13.80%) Social Skills
25 132 (13.50%) Git (software)

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 87 (8.90%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (4.40%) Apache Solr
3 42 (4.29%) Apache Spark
4 32 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 30 (3.07%) Confluence
6 20 (2.04%) Apache
7 12 (1.23%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.82%) OnBase
9 7 (0.72%) nginx
10 6 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.20%) JBoss
13 2 (0.20%) Jetty
13 2 (0.20%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.20%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.10%) CMS
14 1 (0.10%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.10%) IIS
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.10%) InDesign
1 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.10%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 379 (38.75%) AWS
2 170 (17.38%) Azure
3 118 (12.07%) GCP
4 46 (4.70%) Serverless
5 38 (3.89%) AWS Lambda
6 24 (2.45%) OpenShift
7 23 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (2.15%) Amazon S3
9 16 (1.64%) GitHub
9 16 (1.64%) IaaS
9 16 (1.64%) SaaS
10 7 (0.72%) Google Play
10 7 (0.72%) PaaS
10 7 (0.72%) Slack
11 6 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.61%) AWS KMS
12 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.51%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.51%) Datadog
12 5 (0.51%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.10%) BIG-IP
2 1 (0.10%) Broadband
2 1 (0.10%) Firewall
2 1 (0.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.10%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.10%) SSL
2 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.10%) VPN
2 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (15.75%) NoSQL
2 144 (14.72%) MongoDB
3 119 (12.17%) PostgreSQL
4 99 (10.12%) Big Data
5 73 (7.46%) Redis
6 67 (6.85%) Hadoop
7 62 (6.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 62 (6.34%) Relational Database
8 61 (6.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 58 (5.93%) MySQL
10 46 (4.70%) SQL Server
11 32 (3.27%) Hazelcast
12 23 (2.35%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.64%) Flink
14 15 (1.53%) KDB
15 12 (1.23%) Amazon Athena
16 8 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.82%) HBase
17 7 (0.72%) DB2
17 7 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 207 (21.17%) Jenkins
2 132 (13.50%) Git (software)
3 131 (13.39%) Maven
4 123 (12.58%) JUnit
5 45 (4.60%) Gradle
5 45 (4.60%) JIRA
6 35 (3.58%) Mockito
7 26 (2.66%) GitLab
8 22 (2.25%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.74%) IntelliJ
10 16 (1.64%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.64%) JMeter
11 13 (1.33%) SonarQube
12 12 (1.23%) Selenium
13 10 (1.02%) CircleCI
13 10 (1.02%) Subversion
14 9 (0.92%) Ant
15 8 (0.82%) Eclipse
16 6 (0.61%) FitNesse
16 6 (0.61%) JBehave
General
1 208 (21.27%) Finance
2 135 (13.80%) Social Skills
3 65 (6.65%) Banking
4 45 (4.60%) Front Office
5 29 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (2.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 26 (2.66%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.35%) Games
8 23 (2.35%) Retail
9 22 (2.25%) Billing
10 21 (2.15%) Public Sector
11 20 (2.04%) Marketing
12 16 (1.64%) Advertising
13 15 (1.53%) Investment Banking
14 13 (1.33%) Electronics
15 12 (1.23%) Back Office
16 7 (0.72%) Law
17 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
19 4 (0.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (46.32%) Spring
2 304 (31.08%) Spring Boot
3 196 (20.04%) React
4 170 (17.38%) Web Services
5 161 (16.46%) REST
6 154 (15.75%) Kafka
7 151 (15.44%) AngularJS
8 122 (12.47%) Hibernate
9 112 (11.45%) RESTful
10 92 (9.41%) HTML
11 82 (8.38%) CSS
12 81 (8.28%) Node.js
13 57 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
14 49 (5.01%) J2EE
15 47 (4.81%) JSON
16 44 (4.50%) Vue.js
17 41 (4.19%) Java EE
18 33 (3.37%) SOAP
19 32 (3.27%) jQuery
20 29 (2.97%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (3.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 36 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (3.68%) Social Media
4 34 (3.48%) Fixed Income
4 34 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (3.07%) Data Structures
6 27 (2.76%) Algorithms
6 27 (2.76%) Cloud Native
7 25 (2.56%) Contract for Difference
8 23 (2.35%) Derivative
9 22 (2.25%) Equities
10 21 (2.15%) Public Cloud
11 20 (2.04%) User Experience
12 19 (1.94%) Legacy Code
13 18 (1.84%) Hedge funds
14 16 (1.64%) iPad
15 15 (1.53%) Virtual Team
16 11 (1.12%) Mobile App
17 7 (0.72%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 97 (9.92%) Linux
2 26 (2.66%) Android
3 25 (2.56%) Windows
4 16 (1.64%) Unix
5 7 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.10%) CentOS
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (44.89%) Microservices
3 218 (22.29%) Software Engineering
4 208 (21.27%) DevOps
5 193 (19.73%) Full Stack Development
5 193 (19.73%) TDD
6 142 (14.52%) Scrum
7 138 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
8 119 (12.17%) Fintech
9 100 (10.22%) OO
10 95 (9.71%) BDD
11 93 (9.51%) Computer Science
12 84 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
13 66 (6.75%) Mentoring
14 65 (6.65%) Unit Testing
15 64 (6.54%) OOP
16 63 (6.44%) Open Source
17 62 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
18 57 (5.83%) SOLID
19 54 (5.52%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 978 (100.00%) Java
2 260 (26.58%) JavaScript
3 242 (24.74%) SQL
4 184 (18.81%) Java 8
5 106 (10.84%) Kotlin
6 91 (9.30%) Python
7 82 (8.38%) TypeScript
8 55 (5.62%) Java 11
9 40 (4.09%) Groovy
10 34 (3.48%) C#
10 34 (3.48%) Scala
11 31 (3.17%) Go
12 25 (2.56%) C++
13 18 (1.84%) C
14 14 (1.43%) PHP
15 12 (1.23%) Gremlin
16 10 (1.02%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.72%) Clojure
18 6 (0.61%) C-shell
18 6 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 113 (11.55%) Degree
2 64 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 64 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 54 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.61%) Master's Degree
4 6 (0.61%) MCSD
4 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.61%) PhD
5 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.10%) OCP
7 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.50%) QA
2 7 (0.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.20%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.20%) GDPR
3 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.20%) PSD2
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 211 (21.57%) Docker
2 4 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.10%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 211 (21.57%) Kubernetes
2 84 (8.59%) Terraform
3 45 (4.60%) Ansible
4 18 (1.84%) Kibana
5 17 (1.74%) Amdocs OSS
5 17 (1.74%) logstash
6 9 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.20%) Consul
7 2 (0.20%) Puppet
8 1 (0.10%) Grafana
8 1 (0.10%) Mesos
8 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.10%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 166 (16.97%) Oracle
2 81 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 66 (6.75%) Google
4 35 (3.58%) Twitter
5 17 (1.74%) Amdocs
6 8 (0.82%) Apple
6 8 (0.82%) Guidewire
6 8 (0.82%) Hyland
6 8 (0.82%) SAP
7 6 (0.61%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.41%) HP
8 4 (0.41%) Splunk
9 3 (0.31%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.31%) IBM
9 3 (0.31%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.31%) Solace
9 3 (0.31%) Talend
9 3 (0.31%) webMethods
10 2 (0.20%) CyberSource
10 2 (0.20%) PayPal