Period
to 17 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 44 40
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 142 291 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.11% 6.05% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 6.24% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 133 279 241
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £27,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.65%

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 3,341 4,667 4,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.78% 97.07% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,659 3,979 3,663
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £72,000
East of England median annual salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +2.27%

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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 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
Watford -26 34 £61,250 +8.41% 4
Borehamwood +19 20 £37,500 -16.67%
Hatfield -20 19 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Bishop's Stortford -2 12 £65,000 +116.67% 5
Rickmansworth +9 11 £52,500 - 2
Stevenage -1 9 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Welwyn Garden City -4 7 £60,000 +9.09% 1
St Albans +9 6 £57,500 -2.13% 1
Hertford +4 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Letchworth -1 2 £29,500 +2.61%
Potters Bar 0 1 £65,000 +36.84%
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 98 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (50.00%) Spring
4 58 (40.85%) Web Services
5 52 (36.62%) Java 8
6 47 (33.10%) JavaScript
7 39 (27.46%) Amazon AWS
8 38 (26.76%) SQL
9 35 (24.65%) Scrum
10 34 (23.94%) TDD
11 33 (23.24%) MVC
12 32 (22.54%) Degree
13 31 (21.83%) Docker
14 30 (21.13%) Hibernate
15 27 (19.01%) XML
15 27 (19.01%) OO
15 27 (19.01%) Robotics
15 27 (19.01%) Node.js
16 26 (18.31%) Scala
16 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
17 25 (17.61%) Spring MVC
17 25 (17.61%) Git (software)
17 25 (17.61%) RESTful
17 25 (17.61%) Kubernetes
17 25 (17.61%) React
18 24 (16.90%) PostgreSQL
19 23 (16.20%) Tomcat
19 23 (16.20%) Software Engineering
19 23 (16.20%) AngularJS
19 23 (16.20%) Problem-Solving

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 23 (16.20%) Tomcat
2 20 (14.08%) JBoss
3 14 (9.86%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.63%) WebSphere
5 6 (4.23%) Apache
5 6 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.11%) Confluence
6 3 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.46%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.68%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (3.52%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.90%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.86%) MySQL
3 14 (9.86%) RDBMS
4 12 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.93%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.23%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.11%) DB2
7 3 (2.11%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 25 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.45%) Maven
3 10 (7.04%) Eclipse
4 9 (6.34%) Jenkins
5 8 (5.63%) Subversion
6 7 (4.93%) Bitbucket
6 7 (4.93%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.93%) Selenium
7 5 (3.52%) Gradle
8 4 (2.82%) JUnit
8 4 (2.82%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.11%) Bower
9 3 (2.11%) Grunt
9 3 (2.11%) gulp
10 2 (1.41%) Gatling
10 2 (1.41%) JBehave
10 2 (1.41%) JIRA
10 2 (1.41%) Rational Team Concert
10 2 (1.41%) Robot Framework
10 2 (1.41%) TestNG
General
1 15 (10.56%) Retail
2 7 (4.93%) Finance
3 6 (4.23%) Automotive
4 3 (2.11%) Publishing
5 2 (1.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (50.00%) Spring
2 58 (40.85%) Web Services
3 30 (21.13%) Hibernate
4 27 (19.01%) Node.js
4 27 (19.01%) XML
5 25 (17.61%) React
5 25 (17.61%) RESTful
5 25 (17.61%) Spring MVC
6 23 (16.20%) AngularJS
7 22 (15.49%) Spring Boot
8 20 (14.08%) REST
9 18 (12.68%) HTML
10 14 (9.86%) J2EE
10 14 (9.86%) Java EE
11 13 (9.15%) CSS
12 12 (8.45%) Akka
12 12 (8.45%) Kafka
12 12 (8.45%) Play Framework
12 12 (8.45%) Redux
13 10 (7.04%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Robotics
2 16 (11.27%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (7.75%) Fintech
3 11 (7.75%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.41%) Blog
5 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.45%) CoreOS
2 9 (6.34%) Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (69.01%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (24.65%) Scrum
3 34 (23.94%) TDD
4 33 (23.24%) MVC
5 27 (19.01%) OO
6 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
7 23 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (16.20%) Software Engineering
8 21 (14.79%) DevOps
9 19 (13.38%) Microservices
10 17 (11.97%) SDLC
11 16 (11.27%) Mathematics
12 15 (10.56%) BDD
13 12 (8.45%) Decision-Making
14 11 (7.75%) Test Automation
14 11 (7.75%) User Stories
15 10 (7.04%) Unit Testing
16 9 (6.34%) Machine Learning
16 9 (6.34%) Test Strategy
16 9 (6.34%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (36.62%) Java 8
3 47 (33.10%) JavaScript
4 38 (26.76%) SQL
5 26 (18.31%) Scala
6 18 (12.68%) Python
7 17 (11.97%) Haskell
8 4 (2.82%) Java 9
8 4 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.11%) Groovy
10 1 (0.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (22.54%) Degree
2 22 (15.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.70%) OCP
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (21.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (17.61%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (12.68%) Google
2 15 (10.56%) Oracle
3 4 (2.82%) Sybase
4 3 (2.11%) IBM