Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 21 63
Rank change year-on-year -9 +42 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 82 113 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.69% 8.11% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 8.44% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 76 102 53
Essex median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -20.00% +58.23%
10th Percentile £22,500 £32,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -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 1,183 1,339 1,993
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 96.05% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1,145 1,533
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,100 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -8 34 £62,500 +25.00% 4
Colchester +15 19 £72,500 +11.54% 4
Witham +13 7 £22,000 -60.00%
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - - 5
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (81.71%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (70.73%) Spring
4 43 (52.44%) MVC
5 35 (42.68%) JBoss
6 33 (40.24%) Spring MVC
7 30 (36.59%) Java EE
7 30 (36.59%) Automotive
8 28 (34.15%) SQL
8 28 (34.15%) Degree
9 27 (32.93%) Computer Science
10 26 (31.71%) TDD
11 23 (28.05%) WebSphere
12 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
12 22 (26.83%) HTML
12 22 (26.83%) CSS
13 20 (24.39%) Hibernate
13 20 (24.39%) MySQL
13 20 (24.39%) Web Services
13 20 (24.39%) Relational Database
14 19 (23.17%) Linux
14 19 (23.17%) Swing
14 19 (23.17%) Software Engineering
15 18 (21.95%) JPA
15 18 (21.95%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (20.73%) Oracle
16 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
17 16 (19.51%) JSP
17 16 (19.51%) Ajax
18 15 (18.29%) SOAP

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 35 (42.68%) JBoss
2 23 (28.05%) WebSphere
3 14 (17.07%) Tomcat
4 13 (15.85%) Apache
5 9 (10.98%) WebLogic
6 8 (9.76%) Apache Geronimo
6 8 (9.76%) Apache Spark
6 8 (9.76%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (9.76%) GlassFish
7 7 (8.54%) WildFly
8 2 (2.44%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.22%) Mule
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) MySQL
1 20 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 17 (20.73%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.20%) Big Data
4 9 (10.98%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.98%) RDBMS
5 8 (9.76%) Apache Hive
5 8 (9.76%) CouchDB
5 8 (9.76%) Hadoop
5 8 (9.76%) Mahout
5 8 (9.76%) MongoDB
5 8 (9.76%) Neo4j
5 8 (9.76%) NoSQL
5 8 (9.76%) Sqoop
6 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) JUnit
2 10 (12.20%) Maven
3 9 (10.98%) Ant
3 9 (10.98%) Gradle
4 8 (9.76%) Subversion
5 3 (3.66%) Robot Framework
6 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (36.59%) Automotive
2 4 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Finance
4 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (70.73%) Spring
2 33 (40.24%) Spring MVC
3 30 (36.59%) Java EE
4 22 (26.83%) CSS
4 22 (26.83%) HTML
5 20 (24.39%) Hibernate
5 20 (24.39%) Web Services
6 19 (23.17%) Swing
7 18 (21.95%) JPA
8 16 (19.51%) Ajax
8 16 (19.51%) JSP
9 15 (18.29%) SOAP
10 14 (17.07%) EJB
11 13 (15.85%) Struts
12 12 (14.63%) REST
13 10 (12.20%) JMS
13 10 (12.20%) Servlets
14 9 (10.98%) J2EE
15 8 (9.76%) jQuery
15 8 (9.76%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.93%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.88%) Fintech
3 2 (2.44%) Online Gambling
3 2 (2.44%) Social Gaming
3 2 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (81.71%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (52.44%) MVC
3 26 (31.71%) TDD
4 19 (23.17%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.85%) E-Commerce
5 13 (15.85%) OOP
6 12 (14.63%) OO
7 10 (12.20%) Analytics
7 10 (12.20%) DevOps
7 10 (12.20%) Pair Programming
8 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.54%) Scrum-ban
10 5 (6.10%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (6.10%) Microservices
10 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.88%) Scrum
12 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
13 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (34.15%) SQL
3 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.85%) Java 8
5 9 (10.98%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (34.15%) Degree
2 18 (21.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) HDFS
2 7 (8.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Kibana
1 5 (6.10%) logstash
2 3 (3.66%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 8 (9.76%) Alteryx
2 8 (9.76%) Tableau
3 5 (6.10%) IBM
4 3 (3.66%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Talend
5 1 (1.22%) WSO2
5 1 (1.22%) Xamarin