Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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

Java Developer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 49 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 205 231 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.96% 5.61% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.08% 5.78% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 194 210 246
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £39,650 £32,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £78,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4,038 3,995 4,315
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.77% 97.04% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,195 3,412 3,616
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Java Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Watford -10 44 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Hatfield +11 29 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Rickmansworth +8 23 £55,000 -8.33% 2
St Albans +10 14 £63,750 -1.92% 3
Bishop's Stortford -5 11 £45,000 +73.08% 5
Borehamwood +11 8 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Potters Bar - 7 £65,000 - 1
Hertford +4 6 £70,000 +7.69%
Welwyn Garden City -42 6 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Hemel Hempstead +7 4 £42,000 +7.01%
Stevenage -8 2 £46,250 +2.78%
Hitchin +6 1 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 205 (100.00%) Java
2 122 (59.51%) Spring
3 104 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (38.54%) SQL
5 73 (35.61%) TDD
5 73 (35.61%) Hibernate
6 72 (35.12%) Java 8
7 66 (32.20%) OO
8 64 (31.22%) Web Services
9 59 (28.78%) JavaScript
9 59 (28.78%) MVC
10 53 (25.85%) Git (software)
11 45 (21.95%) Scala
12 44 (21.46%) Computer Science
13 40 (19.51%) Degree
13 40 (19.51%) Docker
13 40 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (18.05%) J2EE
14 37 (18.05%) Linux
15 36 (17.56%) Computer Science Degree
16 35 (17.07%) SDLC
16 35 (17.07%) Tomcat
16 35 (17.07%) Spring MVC
17 33 (16.10%) Relational Database
17 33 (16.10%) Oracle
17 33 (16.10%) Greenfield Project
18 32 (15.61%) Eclipse
19 31 (15.12%) REST
20 30 (14.63%) Haskell
20 30 (14.63%) HTML

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (17.07%) Tomcat
2 27 (13.17%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.39%) JBoss
4 8 (3.90%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.44%) Apache
6 4 (1.95%) Confluence
7 3 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.98%) CMS
8 2 (0.98%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.49%) CoreMedia CMS
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.49%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.15%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.95%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.95%) Serverless
5 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.93%) Internet
2 4 (1.95%) VPN
3 2 (0.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (16.10%) Relational Database
2 19 (9.27%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.37%) NoSQL
4 10 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.41%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.93%) MySQL
6 6 (2.93%) Sybase ASE
7 5 (2.44%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.95%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.98%) Big Data
9 2 (0.98%) DB2
9 2 (0.98%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.49%) Endeca
10 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (25.85%) Git (software)
2 32 (15.61%) Eclipse
3 29 (14.15%) Jenkins
4 26 (12.68%) Maven
5 25 (12.20%) JIRA
6 19 (9.27%) Rational Team Concert
7 12 (5.85%) Selenium
8 11 (5.37%) Gradle
9 10 (4.88%) JMeter
9 10 (4.88%) JUnit
9 10 (4.88%) Subversion
10 7 (3.41%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.93%) Robot Framework
11 6 (2.93%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.44%) LoadRunner
13 4 (1.95%) Bitbucket
14 3 (1.46%) GitLab
14 3 (1.46%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.46%) jMock
15 2 (0.98%) Grunt
General
1 28 (13.66%) Games
2 21 (10.24%) Finance
3 16 (7.80%) Retail
4 6 (2.93%) Automotive
5 4 (1.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.49%) French Language
6 1 (0.49%) German Language
6 1 (0.49%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (59.51%) Spring
2 73 (35.61%) Hibernate
3 64 (31.22%) Web Services
4 37 (18.05%) J2EE
5 35 (17.07%) Spring MVC
6 31 (15.12%) REST
7 30 (14.63%) HTML
8 28 (13.66%) XML
9 27 (13.17%) Akka
10 22 (10.73%) AngularJS
11 20 (9.76%) jQuery
12 18 (8.78%) Java EE
13 17 (8.29%) JSP
14 15 (7.32%) CSS
15 14 (6.83%) HTML5
16 13 (6.34%) RESTful
17 12 (5.85%) React
17 12 (5.85%) Spring Boot
18 11 (5.37%) JDBC
18 11 (5.37%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.46%) Computer Science
2 33 (16.10%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (14.15%) Mobile App
4 26 (12.68%) Robotics
5 20 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.44%) User Experience
7 3 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.98%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) Fintech
9 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.05%) Linux
2 12 (5.85%) Windows
3 10 (4.88%) Unix
4 4 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.98%) Android
5 2 (0.98%) HPUX
5 2 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (50.73%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (35.61%) TDD
3 66 (32.20%) OO
4 59 (28.78%) MVC
5 40 (19.51%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (17.07%) SDLC
7 29 (14.15%) Mathematics
8 26 (12.68%) BDD
8 26 (12.68%) Scrum
9 25 (12.20%) Software Engineering
10 22 (10.73%) Microservices
11 15 (7.32%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.85%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (5.85%) Front End Development
12 12 (5.85%) Multithreading
13 11 (5.37%) DevOps
14 9 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (4.39%) Machine Learning
14 9 (4.39%) Test Automation
15 8 (3.90%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 205 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (38.54%) SQL
3 72 (35.12%) Java 8
4 59 (28.78%) JavaScript
5 45 (21.95%) Scala
6 30 (14.63%) Haskell
7 20 (9.76%) Groovy
8 11 (5.37%) Python
9 10 (4.88%) C#
10 8 (3.90%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.93%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.95%) Java 9
12 4 (1.95%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.95%) PHP
12 4 (1.95%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.95%) VBA
13 3 (1.46%) C
14 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.98%) Perl
15 1 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (19.51%) Degree
2 36 (17.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) GCP
2 2 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (19.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (14.15%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.98%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (16.10%) Oracle
2 23 (11.22%) IBM
3 8 (3.90%) Sybase
4 7 (3.41%) Google
5 4 (1.95%) Citrix
5 4 (1.95%) Veeam
5 4 (1.95%) VMware
6 3 (1.46%) Blue Martini
6 3 (1.46%) Demandware
6 3 (1.46%) Elastic Path
6 3 (1.46%) hybris
7 2 (0.98%) ATG
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe
8 1 (0.49%) SAP