Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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

Java Developer
South West > Dorset
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 80 39
Rank change year-on-year +30 -41 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 63 24 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.41% 2.01% 6.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.50% 2.04% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 52 17 62
Dorset median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -36.67% +66.67%
10th Percentile £46,250 £29,200 £30,125
90th Percentile £69,875 £90,000 £93,750
South West median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +21.95% -13.68% +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1,146 1,175 1,034
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.37% 98.16% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 992 1,007 922
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Dorset

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Dorset.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Dorset

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Dorset over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Dorset

Java Developer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +39 45 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Bournemouth -8 16 £82,500 +117.11% 2
Dorchester - 2 - - 1
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, 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 job ads across the Dorset region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (80.95%) TDD
4 46 (73.02%) Java 8
5 45 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (71.43%) Big Data
6 17 (26.98%) AngularJS
6 17 (26.98%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (22.22%) Fintech
7 14 (22.22%) Finance
8 11 (17.46%) Artificial Intelligence
8 11 (17.46%) GitHub
8 11 (17.46%) Open Source
8 11 (17.46%) JIRA
8 11 (17.46%) Blockchain
8 11 (17.46%) React
8 11 (17.46%) Java 9
9 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
10 7 (11.11%) Spring
10 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
10 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
11 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
11 6 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (9.52%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
11 6 (9.52%) JPA
11 6 (9.52%) REST
11 6 (9.52%) High Availability

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (71.43%) Big Data
2 11 (17.46%) Blockchain
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) JIRA
2 7 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.52%) Maven
3 6 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) AngularJS
2 11 (17.46%) React
3 7 (11.11%) Spring
4 6 (9.52%) JDBC
4 6 (9.52%) JMS
4 6 (9.52%) JPA
4 6 (9.52%) REST
4 6 (9.52%) SOAP
4 6 (9.52%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) Dropwizard
5 1 (1.59%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (22.22%) Fintech
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (80.95%) TDD
3 45 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (17.46%) Artificial Intelligence
4 11 (17.46%) Open Source
5 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
6 6 (9.52%) High Availability
6 6 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Debt
6 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Android Development
8 2 (3.17%) Signal Processing
9 1 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.59%) Microservices
9 1 (1.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (73.02%) Java 8
3 11 (17.46%) Java 9
4 6 (9.52%) C#
4 6 (9.52%) C++
4 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.52%) Python
4 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.52%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) Google