The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Java Developer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 86 64
Rank change year-on-year +44 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 74 50 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.71% 2.80% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 2.91% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 52 48 76
Median salary £53,750 £53,750 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £36,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.79%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1259 1721 2215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.41% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 1362 1659
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Reading

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Reading

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (61.65%) JavaScript
3 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (42.11%) CSS
5 55 (41.35%) HTML
6 49 (36.84%) Linux
7 47 (35.34%) Degree
8 44 (33.08%) TDD
9 43 (32.33%) SQL
10 36 (27.07%) Scrum
11 35 (26.32%) Web Services
12 34 (25.56%) Software Engineering
12 34 (25.56%) Test Automation
13 33 (24.81%) Computer Science
13 33 (24.81%) XML
14 30 (22.56%) OO
14 30 (22.56%) AngularJS
15 29 (21.80%) Python
16 28 (21.05%) Jenkins
17 27 (20.30%) Maven
17 27 (20.30%) Ajax
17 27 (20.30%) Computer Science Degree
18 26 (19.55%) Spring
18 26 (19.55%) SOAP
19 25 (18.80%) REST
20 24 (18.05%) C#
21 23 (17.29%) Git (software)
22 21 (15.79%) C++
22 21 (15.79%) .NET
23 19 (14.29%) Perl

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (7.52%) JBoss
2 9 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.77%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.51%) Apache
4 5 (3.76%) CMS
4 5 (3.76%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.01%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.01%) Drupal
6 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.28%) SaaS
2 14 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.77%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (6.77%) Force.com
4 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) HTTP
1 2 (1.50%) Internet
1 2 (1.50%) SMTP
2 1 (0.75%) Network Security
2 1 (0.75%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (11.28%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.77%) MySQL
4 11 (8.27%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.76%) DB2
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.01%) Riak
7 3 (2.26%) Big Data
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.75%) DataStax
9 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 27 (20.30%) Maven
3 23 (17.29%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.27%) Selenium
5 10 (7.52%) Eclipse
6 9 (6.77%) JIRA
6 9 (6.77%) JUnit
7 8 (6.02%) Ant
8 6 (4.51%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.01%) FitNesse
10 4 (3.01%) Gradle
10 4 (3.01%) Grunt
10 4 (3.01%) Mocha
10 4 (3.01%) TestNG
10 4 (3.01%) WebDriver
11 3 (2.26%) Subversion
12 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (11.28%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Publishing
2 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.01%) Digital Economy
4 3 (2.26%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.75%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.11%) CSS
2 55 (41.35%) HTML
3 35 (26.32%) Web Services
4 33 (24.81%) XML
5 30 (22.56%) AngularJS
6 27 (20.30%) Ajax
7 26 (19.55%) SOAP
7 26 (19.55%) Spring
8 25 (18.80%) REST
9 21 (15.79%) .NET
10 18 (13.53%) J2EE
11 15 (11.28%) .NET Framework
11 15 (11.28%) jQuery
11 15 (11.28%) JSON
12 14 (10.53%) Hibernate
12 14 (10.53%) Node.js
13 11 (8.27%) Backbone.js
13 11 (8.27%) RESTful
13 11 (8.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (8.27%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.81%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.77%) iPad
3 8 (6.02%) Social Media
4 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.01%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.01%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.84%) Linux
2 16 (12.03%) Windows
3 12 (9.02%) Android
4 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.26%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.26%) Unix
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Solaris
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.08%) TDD
3 36 (27.07%) Scrum
4 34 (25.56%) Software Engineering
4 34 (25.56%) Test Automation
5 30 (22.56%) OO
6 17 (12.78%) SDLC
7 15 (11.28%) OOP
8 14 (10.53%) BDD
9 13 (9.77%) Unit Testing
10 11 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.27%) Web Application Development
11 10 (7.52%) Open Source
12 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
13 7 (5.26%) Android Development
13 7 (5.26%) User Stories
14 6 (4.51%) DevOps
14 6 (4.51%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.51%) Microservices
14 6 (4.51%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) Java
2 82 (61.65%) JavaScript
3 43 (32.33%) SQL
4 29 (21.80%) Python
5 24 (18.05%) C#
6 21 (15.79%) C++
7 19 (14.29%) Perl
7 19 (14.29%) PHP
8 15 (11.28%) Bash Shell
9 11 (8.27%) Apex Code
10 6 (4.51%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.01%) Tcl
11 4 (3.01%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.75%) C
12 1 (0.75%) Java 9
12 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (35.34%) Degree
2 27 (20.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) Puppet
2 5 (3.76%) Ansible
3 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (11.28%) Oracle
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.77%) VMware
3 1 (0.75%) Adobe
3 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
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