Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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

Java Developer
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 29 74
Rank change year-on-year 0 +45 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 78 124 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.00% 7.65% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 7.94% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 76 114 45
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -20.00% +66.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £32,500 £26,900
90th Percentile £79,750 £65,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,249 1,561 1,883
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.30% 93.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,037 1,315 1,518
Essex median annual salary £41,549 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.67% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,400 £25,750 £23,175
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Essex

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Essex

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Essex

Java Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Chelmsford -1 33 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Colchester +6 19 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Witham +11 7 £22,000 -56.00%
Saffron Walden - 3 £35,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £42,500 - 1
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Essex region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (66.67%) Spring
4 41 (52.56%) MVC
5 33 (42.31%) JBoss
5 33 (42.31%) Java EE
6 31 (39.74%) Degree
7 30 (38.46%) Computer Science
7 30 (38.46%) Spring MVC
8 28 (35.90%) SQL
9 26 (33.33%) Automotive
10 23 (29.49%) TDD
10 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
10 23 (29.49%) HTML
10 23 (29.49%) CSS
10 23 (29.49%) Computer Science Degree
11 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
12 21 (26.92%) MySQL
12 21 (26.92%) Relational Database
13 20 (25.64%) OOP
13 20 (25.64%) OO
13 20 (25.64%) Swing
14 19 (24.36%) Hibernate
15 18 (23.08%) Oracle
16 17 (21.79%) Ajax
16 17 (21.79%) WebSphere
17 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
17 16 (20.51%) JSP
17 16 (20.51%) Struts
17 16 (20.51%) Java 8

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 33 (42.31%) JBoss
2 17 (21.79%) WebSphere
3 13 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 13 (16.67%) WebLogic
4 10 (12.82%) Apache
5 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (3.85%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.56%) Apache Geronimo
7 2 (2.56%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.56%) WildFly
8 1 (1.28%) Mule
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.92%) MySQL
1 21 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 16 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 14 (17.95%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.69%) Big Data
4 6 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.85%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.56%) CouchDB
7 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.56%) Mahout
7 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.56%) Neo4j
7 2 (2.56%) OLAP
7 2 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
1 11 (14.10%) JUnit
2 9 (11.54%) Subversion
3 7 (8.97%) Ant
3 7 (8.97%) Gradle
3 7 (8.97%) Maven
General
1 26 (33.33%) Automotive
2 4 (5.13%) Games
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (66.67%) Spring
2 33 (42.31%) Java EE
3 30 (38.46%) Spring MVC
4 23 (29.49%) CSS
4 23 (29.49%) HTML
5 20 (25.64%) Swing
6 19 (24.36%) Hibernate
7 17 (21.79%) Ajax
8 16 (20.51%) JSP
8 16 (20.51%) Struts
9 15 (19.23%) Web Services
10 14 (17.95%) J2EE
11 13 (16.67%) JPA
12 12 (15.38%) SOAP
13 10 (12.82%) EJB
14 9 (11.54%) jQuery
15 7 (8.97%) Java SE
15 7 (8.97%) Servlets
16 6 (7.69%) JMS
17 5 (6.41%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Fintech
3 2 (2.56%) Online Gambling
3 2 (2.56%) Social Gaming
3 2 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) MVC
3 23 (29.49%) TDD
4 22 (28.21%) Software Engineering
5 20 (25.64%) OO
5 20 (25.64%) OOP
6 15 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 11 (14.10%) Pair Programming
8 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.69%) Analytics
10 4 (5.13%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (5.13%) Data Analytics
10 4 (5.13%) DevOps
10 4 (5.13%) Open Source
10 4 (5.13%) Scrum
11 2 (2.56%) BDD
11 2 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.56%) Game Development
11 2 (2.56%) Scrum-ban
11 2 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (35.90%) SQL
3 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.51%) Java 8
5 10 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Degree
2 23 (29.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) HDFS
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (2.56%) Alteryx
2 2 (2.56%) Tableau
3 1 (1.28%) SAP
3 1 (1.28%) Talend
3 1 (1.28%) WSO2
3 1 (1.28%) Xamarin