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Average Java Developer Salary in United Kingdom

£35,882
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£2,032
Bonus
£1,500
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The average salary for a Java Developer in United Kingdom is £35,882.
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£24k
MEDIAN
£36k
90%
£57k
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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.

Career Paths

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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.
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.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
58.5%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
10.3%
Late Career
2.4%