Period
to 24 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 32 20
Rank change year-on-year -24 -12 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 23 83 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.09% 6.08% 9.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 6.30% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 82 161
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £79,950 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 701 1,317 1,708
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 96.41% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 508 1,114 1,411
Essex median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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
Colchester -19 6 £70,000 +55.56%
Witham 0 4 £22,000 -
Chelmsford -7 3 £36,250 -39.58% 1
Harlow - 2 £55,000 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +5 1 - - 1
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Spring
4 8 (34.78%) Automotive
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
4 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) Linux
5 6 (26.09%) MVC
6 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) Java 8
7 4 (17.39%) Microservices
7 4 (17.39%) REST
7 4 (17.39%) Xamarin
7 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) HTML
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) Unix
7 4 (17.39%) Java EE
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) SUSE
8 3 (13.04%) Swing
8 3 (13.04%) JMS
8 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification

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 3 (13.04%) Apache Pig
1 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Geronimo
2 2 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Weka
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Hive
3 3 (13.04%) Big Data
3 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (8.70%) CouchDB
4 2 (8.70%) Mahout
4 2 (8.70%) Neo4j
4 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Ant
1 2 (8.70%) Gradle
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 8 (34.78%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Spring
2 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) Java EE
3 4 (17.39%) REST
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
4 3 (13.04%) JMS
4 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
4 3 (13.04%) Swing
5 2 (8.70%) EJB
5 2 (8.70%) FreeMarker
5 2 (8.70%) JPA
5 2 (8.70%) JSP
5 2 (8.70%) Servlets
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) TopLink
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) Microservices
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Fintech
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Java 8
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Java 9
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) HDFS
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Xamarin
3 2 (8.70%) Alteryx
3 2 (8.70%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) BEA
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods