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A Java Developer earns an average salary of €24,601 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are SQL and Java/J2EE. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

€16,714 - €36,232
MEDIAN: €24,482
Salary €16,714 - €36,232
Bonus €0.00 - €3,900
Profit Sharing €800
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
€16,766 - €37,908
  • Country: Italy
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 127

Job Description for Java Developer

Java developers create complex web-based applications. Some examples include animated drop-down menus, images that change as a mouse moves over them, and sounds that play when clicked. Java is used extensively on e-commerce sites to collect data and validate user information. It is the job of Java developers to use this scripting language to modify the design and functionality of websites as requested by their clients. Java developers may write programs themselves or revise existing applications. They also identify opportunities to fine-tune and optimize applications of java developed projects. Java developers will often test programs to verify that they work correctly. This responsibility includes resolving technical issues through debugging, research and investigation. Java developers will also often mentor and provide technical guidance and instruction to lower level IT staff, assisting with specific problems requiring a broad knowledge of subject matter processing.


Java Developer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Java Developer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €25,023

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Java Developer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Java Developer?

Java Developer in Milan:
"Big company but old style management."
Pros: Better salaries than market. Cooperative people. Friendly environment.
Cons: Old management style. No multinational attitude. No growth.

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Key Stats for Java Developer


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92 %
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Experience Affects Java Developer Salaries



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8 %
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 42%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 52%