Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 15 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 48 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 -14 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 192 248 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.91% 5.65% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.05% 5.83% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 181 228 263
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £37,500 £26,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £78,750
East of England median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.89% -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 3,803 4,256 4,373
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 96.88% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,966 3,615 3,649
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £74,875 £70,000 £71,250
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 15 November 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 15 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
Watford -14 43 £45,000 -3.74% 4
Hatfield -8 27 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Rickmansworth +12 23 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Borehamwood +19 18 £36,250 -19.44% 1
St Albans +10 13 £62,500 +58.23% 1
Bishop's Stortford -4 13 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City -35 7 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Hertford +19 5 £70,000 +23.35%
Potters Bar - 3 £65,000 -
Stevenage +6 2 £46,250 +5.11% 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 1 £50,000 +14.29%
Hitchin +6 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 15 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 192 (100.00%) Java
2 112 (58.33%) Spring
3 102 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (38.54%) SQL
4 74 (38.54%) Java 8
5 69 (35.94%) Web Services
6 65 (33.85%) Hibernate
7 55 (28.65%) TDD
8 54 (28.13%) MVC
9 53 (27.60%) JavaScript
10 45 (23.44%) Git (software)
11 43 (22.40%) OO
12 42 (21.88%) Computer Science
13 41 (21.35%) Degree
14 35 (18.23%) Amazon AWS
14 35 (18.23%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (17.71%) Spring MVC
16 33 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree
17 32 (16.67%) Docker
18 30 (15.63%) Software Engineering
18 30 (15.63%) Oracle
18 30 (15.63%) Tomcat
19 29 (15.10%) REST
19 29 (15.10%) SDLC
20 28 (14.58%) Scala
20 28 (14.58%) Relational Database
20 28 (14.58%) Mathematics
21 27 (14.06%) Eclipse
21 27 (14.06%) J2EE
21 27 (14.06%) Linux

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 30 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 20 (10.42%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.29%) JBoss
4 8 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.65%) Apache
6 6 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.56%) Confluence
7 3 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.23%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.60%) Google App Engine
3 5 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.56%) Serverless
5 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.04%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.58%) Relational Database
2 15 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.77%) MySQL
4 11 (5.73%) RDBMS
5 10 (5.21%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.65%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (2.60%) Neo4j
9 3 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.04%) Big Data
11 1 (0.52%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 45 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 27 (14.06%) Eclipse
3 26 (13.54%) Jenkins
4 20 (10.42%) Maven
5 16 (8.33%) JIRA
6 15 (7.81%) Rational Team Concert
7 11 (5.73%) Subversion
8 10 (5.21%) Gradle
9 8 (4.17%) Selenium
10 7 (3.65%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.13%) JUnit
12 5 (2.60%) Cucumber
13 4 (2.08%) JMeter
14 3 (1.56%) GitLab
14 3 (1.56%) IntelliJ
15 2 (1.04%) Bower
15 2 (1.04%) Grunt
15 2 (1.04%) gulp
15 2 (1.04%) Robot Framework
15 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (10.42%) Retail
2 13 (6.77%) Games
3 12 (6.25%) Finance
4 5 (2.60%) Automotive
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Back Office
5 1 (0.52%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.52%) French Language
5 1 (0.52%) German Language
5 1 (0.52%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (58.33%) Spring
2 69 (35.94%) Web Services
3 65 (33.85%) Hibernate
4 34 (17.71%) Spring MVC
5 29 (15.10%) REST
6 27 (14.06%) J2EE
7 24 (12.50%) XML
8 23 (11.98%) Node.js
9 22 (11.46%) HTML
9 22 (11.46%) RESTful
10 21 (10.94%) Spring Boot
11 20 (10.42%) AngularJS
12 17 (8.85%) React
13 15 (7.81%) jQuery
14 14 (7.29%) Java EE
15 12 (6.25%) Akka
15 12 (6.25%) CSS
16 9 (4.69%) HTML5
16 9 (4.69%) JSP
16 9 (4.69%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 27 (14.06%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (13.02%) Robotics
4 23 (11.98%) Mobile App
5 15 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.08%) Fintech
7 4 (2.08%) User Experience
8 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.06%) Linux
2 6 (3.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.04%) Android
3 2 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (28.65%) TDD
3 54 (28.13%) MVC
4 43 (22.40%) OO
5 35 (18.23%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 29 (15.10%) SDLC
8 28 (14.58%) Mathematics
9 27 (14.06%) Microservices
10 25 (13.02%) Scrum
11 24 (12.50%) BDD
12 21 (10.94%) DevOps
13 13 (6.77%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (6.77%) Machine Learning
14 9 (4.69%) Front End Development
14 9 (4.69%) Multithreading
15 8 (4.17%) Analytics
15 8 (4.17%) Cash Management
16 7 (3.65%) Continuous Delivery
16 7 (3.65%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 192 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (38.54%) Java 8
2 74 (38.54%) SQL
3 53 (27.60%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.58%) Scala
5 19 (9.90%) Python
6 17 (8.85%) Haskell
7 16 (8.33%) Groovy
8 9 (4.69%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.60%) Java 9
9 5 (2.60%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.08%) C#
11 3 (1.56%) C
12 2 (1.04%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.52%) C++
13 1 (0.52%) Erlang
13 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (21.35%) Degree
2 33 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) GDPR
1 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (11.46%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.04%) Ansible
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (15.63%) Oracle
2 18 (9.38%) Google
3 16 (8.33%) IBM
4 9 (4.69%) Sybase