Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 26 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 72 107 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.85% 7.80% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.09% 8.08% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 64 103 76
Essex median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.76% +31.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,016 1,324 1,780
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.50% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 766 1,137 1,329
Essex median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £69,170
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +2.27%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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
Chelmsford -17 22 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Colchester +21 16 £72,500 +11.54%
Southend-on-Sea - 7 - - 2
Witham +14 6 £22,000 -60.00%
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (63.89%) Spring
4 36 (50.00%) MVC
5 33 (45.83%) Spring MVC
6 30 (41.67%) JBoss
7 29 (40.28%) WebSphere
8 24 (33.33%) Automotive
8 24 (33.33%) Java EE
9 23 (31.94%) Linux
10 21 (29.17%) Web Services
11 20 (27.78%) Degree
11 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
12 19 (26.39%) Relational Database
12 19 (26.39%) Swing
12 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
12 19 (26.39%) Oracle
12 19 (26.39%) HTML
12 19 (26.39%) CSS
13 18 (25.00%) TDD
13 18 (25.00%) SQL
14 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
14 17 (23.61%) MySQL
14 17 (23.61%) JMS
14 17 (23.61%) Maven
15 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
15 16 (22.22%) Tomcat
15 16 (22.22%) JSP
15 16 (22.22%) SOAP
15 16 (22.22%) Ant

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 30 (41.67%) JBoss
2 29 (40.28%) WebSphere
3 16 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 15 (20.83%) Apache
5 13 (18.06%) Apache Geronimo
5 13 (18.06%) GlassFish
6 12 (16.67%) Apache Spark
7 11 (15.28%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (11.11%) WildFly
9 7 (9.72%) WebLogic
10 4 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.39%) Relational Database
2 17 (23.61%) MySQL
2 17 (23.61%) SQL Server
3 14 (19.44%) Big Data
3 14 (19.44%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (19.44%) RDBMS
4 12 (16.67%) Apache Hive
4 12 (16.67%) CouchDB
4 12 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 12 (16.67%) Mahout
4 12 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 12 (16.67%) Neo4j
4 12 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 12 (16.67%) Sqoop
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Maven
2 16 (22.22%) Ant
2 16 (22.22%) Gradle
3 5 (6.94%) Robot Framework
4 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.17%) JUnit
5 3 (4.17%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (33.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (63.89%) Spring
2 33 (45.83%) Spring MVC
3 24 (33.33%) Java EE
4 21 (29.17%) Web Services
5 19 (26.39%) CSS
5 19 (26.39%) HTML
5 19 (26.39%) Swing
6 17 (23.61%) JMS
7 16 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 16 (22.22%) JPA
7 16 (22.22%) JSP
7 16 (22.22%) SOAP
8 15 (20.83%) REST
9 14 (19.44%) EJB
9 14 (19.44%) Servlets
10 13 (18.06%) FreeMarker
10 13 (18.06%) TopLink
11 12 (16.67%) Ajax
12 9 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (50.00%) MVC
3 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
4 18 (25.00%) TDD
5 14 (19.44%) Analytics
6 11 (15.28%) OOP
7 10 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 9 (12.50%) DevOps
8 9 (12.50%) Scrum-ban
9 8 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 7 (9.72%) OO
11 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
11 6 (8.33%) Microservices
12 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
13 3 (4.17%) Pair Programming
13 3 (4.17%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.78%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (26.39%) JavaScript
3 18 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.94%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) Degree
2 10 (13.89%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) HDFS
2 10 (13.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Kibana
1 8 (11.11%) logstash
2 5 (6.94%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) Oracle
2 12 (16.67%) Alteryx
2 12 (16.67%) Tableau
3 8 (11.11%) IBM
4 5 (6.94%) AppDynamics
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft