Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 62 30
Rank change year-on-year +41 -32 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 113 82 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 8.07% 3.85% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.50% 4.14% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 102 55 159
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +58.23% -1.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 1330 1980 2481
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 92.87% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1525 1836
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,050 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +26 61 £50,000 +108.33% 3
Basildon +27 15 £60,000 -7.69%
Colchester -17 7 £65,000 - 1
Witham - 6 £55,000 -
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 91 (80.53%) Spring
3 72 (63.72%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (50.44%) MVC
5 52 (46.02%) Java EE
5 52 (46.02%) Spring MVC
6 51 (45.13%) SQL
7 43 (38.05%) HTML
8 41 (36.28%) TDD
9 38 (33.63%) Hibernate
10 37 (32.74%) JBoss
11 35 (30.97%) JPA
12 34 (30.09%) JavaScript
13 33 (29.20%) J2EE
13 33 (29.20%) Struts
14 27 (23.89%) CSS
15 24 (21.24%) EJB
15 24 (21.24%) PHP
16 23 (20.35%) Computer Science
16 23 (20.35%) Degree
16 23 (20.35%) Oracle
17 22 (19.47%) Java SE
18 21 (18.58%) SDLC
19 20 (17.70%) Unit Testing
19 20 (17.70%) Advertising
20 19 (16.81%) Finance
21 18 (15.93%) Web Development
21 18 (15.93%) Mentoring
21 18 (15.93%) HTML5
22 17 (15.04%) Automotive

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 37 (32.74%) JBoss
2 10 (8.85%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.85%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.96%) WildFly
4 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
5 7 (6.19%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.54%) MySQL
4 3 (2.65%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Git (software)
1 15 (13.27%) Maven
2 11 (9.73%) Ant
2 11 (9.73%) Gradle
3 5 (4.42%) JUnit
4 3 (2.65%) jMock
4 3 (2.65%) Mockito
4 3 (2.65%) Subversion
5 2 (1.77%) git-flow
6 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (17.70%) Advertising
2 19 (16.81%) Finance
3 17 (15.04%) Automotive
4 10 (8.85%) Banking
5 9 (7.96%) Manufacturing
5 9 (7.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (80.53%) Spring
2 52 (46.02%) Java EE
2 52 (46.02%) Spring MVC
3 43 (38.05%) HTML
4 38 (33.63%) Hibernate
5 35 (30.97%) JPA
6 33 (29.20%) J2EE
6 33 (29.20%) Struts
7 27 (23.89%) CSS
8 24 (21.24%) EJB
9 22 (19.47%) Java SE
10 18 (15.93%) HTML5
11 17 (15.04%) Swing
12 14 (12.39%) AngularJS
13 13 (11.50%) jBPM
13 13 (11.50%) Spring Batch
14 11 (9.73%) JMS
15 10 (8.85%) JSP
16 9 (7.96%) Middleware
16 9 (7.96%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.35%) Computer Science
2 14 (12.39%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (7.96%) Life Science
4 7 (6.19%) Contactless
4 7 (6.19%) EMV
4 7 (6.19%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.72%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (50.44%) MVC
3 41 (36.28%) TDD
4 21 (18.58%) SDLC
5 20 (17.70%) Unit Testing
6 18 (15.93%) Mentoring
6 18 (15.93%) Web Development
7 15 (13.27%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.96%) Information Management
8 9 (7.96%) Logistics
8 9 (7.96%) PLM
8 9 (7.96%) Time Management
8 9 (7.96%) Validation
9 8 (7.08%) OO
10 7 (6.19%) Personalization
11 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.31%) Mathematics
11 6 (5.31%) OOP
12 1 (0.88%) E-business
12 1 (0.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (45.13%) SQL
3 34 (30.09%) JavaScript
4 24 (21.24%) PHP
5 10 (8.85%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.08%) C#
7 7 (6.19%) C++
7 7 (6.19%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.42%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
2 8 (7.08%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Oracle
2 9 (7.96%) Cognizant
2 9 (7.96%) JD Edwards
2 9 (7.96%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft