Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 19 75
Rank change year-on-year -21 +56 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 86 196 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 5.96% 10.08% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 10.48% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 80 191 63
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% +43.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,000 £24,950
90th Percentile £79,550 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 1,395 1,870 2,028
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.14% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,201 1,508 1,623
Essex median annual salary £43,278 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.83% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +3 38 £50,000 - 6
Colchester -17 23 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Saffron Walden +19 4 £35,000 -16.66%
Brentwood - 2 £52,500 -
Witham 0 1 £22,000 -53.68%
Southend-on-Sea -11 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Basildon -13 1 - - 2
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 86 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (73.26%) Spring
3 56 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (52.33%) MVC
5 39 (45.35%) Java EE
5 39 (45.35%) Degree
6 38 (44.19%) Computer Science
6 38 (44.19%) SQL
7 37 (43.02%) JBoss
8 36 (41.86%) Spring MVC
9 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
10 33 (38.37%) HTML
11 31 (36.05%) CSS
12 28 (32.56%) Computer Science Degree
13 27 (31.40%) Hibernate
13 27 (31.40%) TDD
14 25 (29.07%) Struts
14 25 (29.07%) MySQL
15 24 (27.91%) OOP
15 24 (27.91%) OO
16 23 (26.74%) Oracle
17 22 (25.58%) JSP
17 22 (25.58%) Swing
18 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
19 20 (23.26%) E-Commerce
20 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
20 19 (22.09%) Ajax
20 19 (22.09%) WebSphere
21 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
21 18 (20.93%) JPA

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 (43.02%) JBoss
2 19 (22.09%) WebSphere
3 15 (17.44%) Tomcat
3 15 (17.44%) WebLogic
4 11 (12.79%) Apache
5 4 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (4.65%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.49%) Apache Geronimo
6 3 (3.49%) Apache Pig
6 3 (3.49%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.33%) Mule
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.07%) MySQL
2 21 (24.42%) Relational Database
3 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
4 18 (20.93%) Oracle Database
5 9 (10.47%) NoSQL
5 9 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.98%) Big Data
7 6 (6.98%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.49%) Apache Hive
8 3 (3.49%) CouchDB
8 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.49%) Mahout
8 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.49%) Neo4j
8 3 (3.49%) OLAP
8 3 (3.49%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (3.49%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) JUnit
2 11 (12.79%) Ant
2 11 (12.79%) Gradle
2 11 (12.79%) Maven
3 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.98%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.16%) Grunt
5 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (1.16%) TestRail
General
1 14 (16.28%) Automotive
2 5 (5.81%) Advertising
2 5 (5.81%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Back Office
3 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 2 (2.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (73.26%) Spring
2 39 (45.35%) Java EE
3 36 (41.86%) Spring MVC
4 33 (38.37%) HTML
5 31 (36.05%) CSS
6 27 (31.40%) Hibernate
7 25 (29.07%) Struts
8 22 (25.58%) JSP
8 22 (25.58%) Swing
9 19 (22.09%) Ajax
10 18 (20.93%) JPA
11 16 (18.60%) Web Services
12 15 (17.44%) J2EE
12 15 (17.44%) SOAP
13 11 (12.79%) EJB
14 10 (11.63%) Java SE
14 10 (11.63%) JMS
15 9 (10.47%) Servlets
16 8 (9.30%) jQuery
17 7 (8.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.19%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.30%) Fintech
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.33%) Online Gambling
3 2 (2.33%) Social Gaming
3 2 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.33%) MVC
3 27 (31.40%) TDD
4 24 (27.91%) OO
4 24 (27.91%) OOP
5 20 (23.26%) E-Commerce
6 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.30%) Pair Programming
8 7 (8.14%) Open Source
8 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.14%) Web Development
9 6 (6.98%) Analytics
9 6 (6.98%) SDLC
10 5 (5.81%) DevOps
10 5 (5.81%) Scrum
11 4 (4.65%) Kanban
11 4 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (3.49%) Continuous Deployment
12 3 (3.49%) Customer Requirements
12 3 (3.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (44.19%) SQL
3 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.60%) Java 8
4 16 (18.60%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.81%) PHP
7 2 (2.33%) Groovy
8 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (45.35%) Degree
2 28 (32.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Docker
2 3 (3.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Oracle
2 3 (3.49%) Alteryx
2 3 (3.49%) Tableau
3 2 (2.33%) SAP
3 2 (2.33%) WSO2
4 1 (1.16%) Talend
4 1 (1.16%) Xamarin