Period
to 2 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 2 August 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 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 58 59
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 896 253 387
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.92% 4.68% 4.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 4.91% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 811 236 371
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £47,750 £47,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.12% +2.08% +14.29%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,625 £85,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 21,396 5,149 7,841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 95.25% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17,232 4,513 6,825
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 August 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 August 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.

1 896 (100.00%) Java
2 521 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
3 453 (50.56%) Spring
4 401 (44.75%) Microservices
5 313 (34.93%) Spring Boot
6 295 (32.92%) AWS
7 290 (32.37%) SQL
8 280 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 228 (25.45%) DevOps
10 223 (24.89%) Jenkins
11 187 (20.87%) Kubernetes
12 184 (20.54%) Docker
12 184 (20.54%) Scrum
13 180 (20.09%) TDD
14 175 (19.53%) Azure
15 168 (18.75%) Java 8
16 166 (18.53%) Software Engineering
17 163 (18.19%) Finance
18 161 (17.97%) REST
18 161 (17.97%) Full Stack Development
19 156 (17.41%) AngularJS
20 149 (16.63%) Maven
21 148 (16.52%) React
22 144 (16.07%) Linux
23 143 (15.96%) Hibernate
24 142 (15.85%) Oracle
25 138 (15.40%) Web Services
26 131 (14.62%) Kafka
26 131 (14.62%) Fintech
27 126 (14.06%) GCP

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 50 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (5.36%) Apache Spark
3 40 (4.46%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.56%) nginx
5 11 (1.23%) Confluence
6 10 (1.12%) JBoss
7 9 (1.00%) Mule ESB
7 9 (1.00%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.89%) CMS
8 8 (0.89%) Mule
8 8 (0.89%) Red Hat Fuse
9 6 (0.67%) Apache
9 6 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 5 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.33%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.33%) Liferay
11 3 (0.33%) SAS
11 3 (0.33%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (0.33%) Figma
Business Applications
1 7 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.11%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.11%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 295 (32.92%) AWS
2 175 (19.53%) Azure
3 126 (14.06%) GCP
4 41 (4.58%) SaaS
5 27 (3.01%) OpenShift
6 26 (2.90%) Serverless
7 24 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (2.23%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (2.01%) GitHub
10 11 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.89%) PaaS
12 7 (0.78%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
14 4 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
15 3 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.33%) Bitrise
15 3 (0.33%) Firebase
15 3 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.34%) HTTP
2 1 (0.11%) Broadband
2 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (13.73%) NoSQL
2 108 (12.05%) MongoDB
3 76 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
4 69 (7.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 67 (7.48%) Hadoop
6 55 (6.14%) Big Data
7 52 (5.80%) MySQL
8 44 (4.91%) Relational Database
9 42 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 35 (3.91%) SQL Server
11 27 (3.01%) Redis
12 26 (2.90%) Hazelcast
13 16 (1.79%) Flink
13 16 (1.79%) KDB
13 16 (1.79%) RDBMS
14 13 (1.45%) BigQuery
15 12 (1.34%) Amazon Athena
16 10 (1.12%) CockroachDB
17 7 (0.78%) Amazon Aurora
17 7 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 223 (24.89%) Jenkins
2 149 (16.63%) Maven
3 112 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 108 (12.05%) JUnit
5 61 (6.81%) Gradle
6 49 (5.47%) JIRA
7 28 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 24 (2.68%) Subversion
9 23 (2.57%) Mockito
10 18 (2.01%) GitLab
11 15 (1.67%) Ant
12 13 (1.45%) IntelliJ
13 9 (1.00%) CircleCI
14 8 (0.89%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.89%) Selenium
15 7 (0.78%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.56%) SonarQube
16 5 (0.56%) Spock
17 4 (0.45%) Hudson
18 3 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 163 (18.19%) Finance
2 102 (11.38%) Social Skills
3 75 (8.37%) Banking
4 37 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.24%) Marketing
6 28 (3.13%) Front Office
7 27 (3.01%) Back Office
8 24 (2.68%) Public Sector
9 23 (2.57%) Electronics
9 23 (2.57%) Games
9 23 (2.57%) Retail
10 21 (2.34%) Advertising
11 20 (2.23%) Law
12 15 (1.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 15 (1.67%) Telecoms
13 11 (1.23%) Investment Banking
13 11 (1.23%) Manufacturing
14 10 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
15 4 (0.45%) Legal
16 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (50.56%) Spring
2 313 (34.93%) Spring Boot
3 161 (17.97%) REST
4 156 (17.41%) AngularJS
5 148 (16.52%) React
6 143 (15.96%) Hibernate
7 138 (15.40%) Web Services
8 131 (14.62%) Kafka
9 119 (13.28%) RESTful
10 90 (10.04%) HTML
11 62 (6.92%) CSS
11 62 (6.92%) Java EE
12 60 (6.70%) RabbitMQ
13 51 (5.69%) Node.js
14 43 (4.80%) JPA
15 35 (3.91%) J2EE
16 32 (3.57%) SOAP
16 32 (3.57%) Spring MVC
17 31 (3.46%) HTML5
17 31 (3.46%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (3.46%) iPad
3 25 (2.79%) Contract for Difference
3 25 (2.79%) Fixed Income
4 21 (2.34%) Data Structures
5 18 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.67%) Equities
8 15 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
9 14 (1.56%) Derivative
10 12 (1.34%) NHS
11 9 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 7 (0.78%) Market Risk
12 7 (0.78%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.67%) User Experience
14 5 (0.56%) Clustering
15 4 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 144 (16.07%) Linux
2 36 (4.02%) Windows
3 28 (3.13%) Android
4 15 (1.67%) Unix
5 8 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 521 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (44.75%) Microservices
3 228 (25.45%) DevOps
4 184 (20.54%) Scrum
5 180 (20.09%) TDD
6 166 (18.53%) Software Engineering
7 161 (17.97%) Full Stack Development
8 131 (14.62%) Fintech
9 126 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (10.38%) BDD
11 87 (9.71%) OO
12 82 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
13 72 (8.04%) Computer Science
14 59 (6.58%) Multithreading
15 57 (6.36%) OOP
16 56 (6.25%) SDLC
17 51 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
18 45 (5.02%) Mentoring
19 44 (4.91%) MVC
20 40 (4.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 896 (100.00%) Java
2 290 (32.37%) SQL
3 280 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 168 (18.75%) Java 8
5 110 (12.28%) Python
6 106 (11.83%) TypeScript
7 83 (9.26%) Kotlin
8 67 (7.48%) Java 11
9 35 (3.91%) Groovy
10 29 (3.24%) Scala
11 22 (2.46%) Gremlin
12 18 (2.01%) Go
13 17 (1.90%) C++
14 15 (1.67%) ES6
15 14 (1.56%) PHP
16 9 (1.00%) C
16 9 (1.00%) C#
17 8 (0.89%) Clojure
18 5 (0.56%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (9.15%) Degree
2 52 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 30 (3.35%) SC Cleared
5 19 (2.12%) MCSD
5 19 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.78%) PhD
7 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.11%) OCP
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.02%) QA
2 20 (2.23%) SLA
3 3 (0.33%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 184 (20.54%) Docker
2 3 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 187 (20.87%) Kubernetes
2 47 (5.25%) Terraform
3 43 (4.80%) Ansible
4 9 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (0.89%) Kibana
6 6 (0.67%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.56%) logstash
8 3 (0.33%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.22%) Puppet
10 1 (0.11%) Grafana
10 1 (0.11%) Mesos
10 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 142 (15.85%) Oracle
2 69 (7.70%) Microsoft
3 50 (5.58%) Google
4 18 (2.01%) SAP
5 10 (1.12%) IBM
6 7 (0.78%) Splunk
7 5 (0.56%) HP
8 4 (0.45%) Apple
8 4 (0.45%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.45%) Cisco
8 4 (0.45%) OpenText
9 3 (0.33%) Adobe
9 3 (0.33%) hybris
9 3 (0.33%) PTC
9 3 (0.33%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.22%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.22%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.22%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.22%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.11%) PayPal