The average salary for a Java Developer in United Kingdom is £35,882.
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What Do Java Developers Do?
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…Read more
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Popular Employer Salaries for Java Developer
The top respondents for the job title Java Developer are from the companies Salmon Ltd, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) and CDL Systems Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at Barclays Bank PLC where the average pay is £41,271. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC), earning around £37,340. CGI Group Inc. pays the lowest at around £20,347. CDL Systems Ltd. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying £31,500.
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What Are Popular Skills for Java Developers?
Skills in Spring are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Hibernate, Java/J2EE, SQL and Java.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Java Developers?
An entry-level Java Developer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £24,756 based on 31 salaries. An early career Java Developer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £34,004 based on 348 salaries. A mid-career Java Developer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,579 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Java Developer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £50,655 based on 61 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £60,000.
Pay Difference by Location
Employees with Java Developer in their job title in London, England: London earn an average of 22.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Crawley, England: West Sussex (33.1% less), Birmingham, England: West Midlands (24.1% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (17.3% less).
Years of Experience
This data is based on 595 survey responses.