The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 51 46
Rank change year-on-year +33 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 117 56 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.36% 5.17% 4.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.98% 5.33% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 105 52 43
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +49.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 977 1051 1223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.85% 97.05% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 749 812 983
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +3 42 £52,500 -8.69% 1
Chelmsford +6 28 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Witham - 4 £46,250 - 1
Saffron Walden -4 2 £40,997 -13.69% 1
Braintree - 2 £47,500 -
Harlow - 2 £50,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £50,000 -
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 117 (67.24%) Degree
3 112 (64.37%) Computer Science
4 97 (55.75%) Oracle
5 90 (51.72%) JBoss
6 87 (50.00%) Java EE
7 76 (43.68%) Spring
8 74 (42.53%) J2EE
9 73 (41.95%) SQL
9 73 (41.95%) WebSphere
10 72 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (39.66%) Hibernate
11 69 (39.66%) Relational Database
12 67 (38.51%) PL/SQL
13 66 (37.93%) JavaScript
14 61 (35.06%) CSS
14 61 (35.06%) MVC
15 58 (33.33%) HTML
16 57 (32.76%) JMS
17 56 (32.18%) Maven
18 55 (31.61%) GlassFish
19 54 (31.03%) Spring MVC
19 54 (31.03%) Swing
20 51 (29.31%) Ant
20 51 (29.31%) WebLogic
21 50 (28.74%) RDBMS
21 50 (28.74%) Ajax
22 44 (25.29%) OO
23 40 (22.99%) Gradle
24 38 (21.84%) OOP

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 90 (51.72%) JBoss
2 73 (41.95%) WebSphere
3 55 (31.61%) GlassFish
4 51 (29.31%) WebLogic
5 36 (20.69%) Tomcat
6 24 (13.79%) Apache
7 13 (7.47%) Apache Pig
7 13 (7.47%) Apache Spark
8 9 (5.17%) Apache Geronimo
9 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Weka
2 1 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) Internet
2 4 (2.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (39.66%) Relational Database
2 50 (28.74%) RDBMS
3 35 (20.11%) MySQL
4 32 (18.39%) Big Data
5 30 (17.24%) Oracle Database
6 26 (14.94%) CouchDB
6 26 (14.94%) MongoDB
6 26 (14.94%) SQL Server
7 24 (13.79%) NoSQL
8 22 (12.64%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (9.20%) Neo4j
10 13 (7.47%) Hadoop
11 11 (6.32%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.72%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.72%) Mahout
12 3 (1.72%) Sqoop
13 2 (1.15%) JasperReports
14 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 56 (32.18%) Maven
2 51 (29.31%) Ant
3 40 (22.99%) Gradle
4 12 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 10 (5.75%) JUnit
6 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.72%) Hudson
8 2 (1.15%) jMock
8 2 (1.15%) Mockito
9 1 (0.57%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 23 (13.22%) Automotive
2 7 (4.02%) Advertising
3 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (50.00%) Java EE
2 76 (43.68%) Spring
3 74 (42.53%) J2EE
4 69 (39.66%) Hibernate
5 61 (35.06%) CSS
6 58 (33.33%) HTML
7 57 (32.76%) JMS
8 54 (31.03%) Spring MVC
8 54 (31.03%) Swing
9 50 (28.74%) Ajax
10 35 (20.11%) EJB
11 34 (19.54%) Servlets
12 30 (17.24%) JSP
13 26 (14.94%) JPA
14 25 (14.37%) Web Services
15 22 (12.64%) REST
16 20 (11.49%) SOAP
17 14 (8.05%) Java SE
18 9 (5.17%) FreeMarker
18 9 (5.17%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 112 (64.37%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.45%) Internet of Things
4 5 (2.87%) iPad
5 2 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.57%) LIMS
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.09%) Linux
2 3 (1.72%) Unix
2 3 (1.72%) Windows
2 3 (1.72%) Windows 7
2 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.15%) Android
3 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (35.06%) MVC
3 44 (25.29%) OO
4 38 (21.84%) OOP
5 37 (21.26%) E-Commerce
6 30 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 22 (12.64%) TDD
8 14 (8.05%) Open Source
8 14 (8.05%) Unit Testing
9 12 (6.90%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.02%) Mathematics
10 7 (4.02%) Web Development
11 6 (3.45%) Scrum
11 6 (3.45%) SDLC
12 4 (2.30%) E-business
13 3 (1.72%) Analytics
14 2 (1.15%) Integration Testing
14 2 (1.15%) Web Design
15 1 (0.57%) Continuous Integration
15 1 (0.57%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (41.95%) SQL
3 67 (38.51%) PL/SQL
4 66 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 32 (18.39%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.02%) PHP
7 2 (1.15%) C
7 2 (1.15%) C++
7 2 (1.15%) Perl
7 2 (1.15%) Python
7 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.57%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.57%) C#
8 1 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 117 (67.24%) Degree
2 2 (1.15%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (1.72%) HDFS
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 97 (55.75%) Oracle
2 4 (2.30%) Tableau
3 3 (1.72%) Alteryx
4 2 (1.15%) Adobe
4 2 (1.15%) Google
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
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