Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 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
England > South East
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 67 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,342 1,237 1,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.57% 4.31% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% 4.45% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,062 1,267
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,429
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,362 27,797 34,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.74% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 23,599 23,174 29,390
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the South East

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in the South East

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the South East

Java Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley +5 600 £55,000 +10.00% 66
Berkshire +8 335 £57,500 +4.55% 36
Hampshire +68 258 £50,000 +26.58% 30
Surrey -14 188 £50,000 -4.76% 56
Oxfordshire -10 154 £52,500 - 19
East Sussex +23 153 £45,000 +5.88% 17
West Sussex +12 140 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Buckinghamshire -19 112 £52,500 +10.53% 11
Kent -5 12 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Middlesex +13 1 £90,000 +100.00% 1
Sussex -10 1 £50,000 -25.93%
Java Developer
England

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 1,342 (100.00%) Java
2 779 (58.05%) Spring
3 713 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
4 551 (41.06%) JavaScript
5 394 (29.36%) SQL
6 376 (28.02%) HTML
7 334 (24.89%) CSS
8 331 (24.66%) Hibernate
9 330 (24.59%) Java 8
10 327 (24.37%) TDD
11 278 (20.72%) Software Engineering
12 276 (20.57%) J2EE
13 273 (20.34%) Degree
14 270 (20.12%) AngularJS
15 269 (20.04%) Web Services
16 261 (19.45%) Linux
17 229 (17.06%) Scrum
18 226 (16.84%) Microservices
19 208 (15.50%) Maven
20 204 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
21 190 (14.16%) MySQL
22 188 (14.01%) Computer Science
23 178 (13.26%) OO
24 177 (13.19%) RESTful
25 170 (12.67%) Jenkins
26 166 (12.37%) REST
26 166 (12.37%) NoSQL
27 161 (12.00%) Oracle
28 160 (11.92%) Git (software)
29 156 (11.62%) Spring Boot

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 121 (9.02%) Tomcat
2 67 (4.99%) JBoss
3 53 (3.95%) Apache
4 50 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 35 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (2.38%) Apache Solr
7 27 (2.01%) Confluence
8 25 (1.86%) Apache Spark
9 22 (1.64%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.64%) WildFly
10 17 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.75%) nginx
12 9 (0.67%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
15 5 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
16 4 (0.30%) CMS
16 4 (0.30%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.22%) Commerce Server
17 3 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.075%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 204 (15.20%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.61%) GitHub
4 15 (1.12%) Heroku
5 14 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 14 (1.04%) SaaS
6 8 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.60%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.52%) npm
7 7 (0.52%) PaaS
8 6 (0.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.30%) Serverless
10 3 (0.22%) IaaS
10 3 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.075%) Google Play
12 1 (0.075%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.28%) HTTP
2 28 (2.09%) Internet
3 25 (1.86%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.82%) AMQP
5 9 (0.67%) DNS
6 6 (0.45%) SSL
7 3 (0.22%) Network Security
7 3 (0.22%) Skype
8 2 (0.15%) SMS
8 2 (0.15%) SMTP
9 1 (0.075%) Firewall
9 1 (0.075%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (14.16%) MySQL
2 166 (12.37%) NoSQL
3 117 (8.72%) Relational Database
4 102 (7.60%) MongoDB
5 90 (6.71%) SQL Server
6 75 (5.59%) Big Data
7 73 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
8 59 (4.40%) RDBMS
9 45 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 41 (3.06%) Hadoop
11 34 (2.53%) Oracle Database
12 32 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (1.04%) HBase
15 13 (0.97%) Amazon Aurora
15 13 (0.97%) Redis
16 12 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (0.45%) Hazelcast
17 6 (0.45%) Parquet
17 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 208 (15.50%) Maven
2 170 (12.67%) Jenkins
3 160 (11.92%) Git (software)
4 131 (9.76%) JUnit
5 118 (8.79%) Eclipse
6 75 (5.59%) JIRA
7 72 (5.37%) Subversion
8 60 (4.47%) Gradle
9 44 (3.28%) Selenium
10 43 (3.20%) IntelliJ
10 43 (3.20%) Mockito
11 25 (1.86%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.64%) Vagrant
13 17 (1.27%) Ant
14 16 (1.19%) NetBeans
15 14 (1.04%) JMeter
15 14 (1.04%) SoapUI
16 12 (0.89%) Arquillian
16 12 (0.89%) CruiseControl
17 11 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 122 (9.09%) Finance
2 43 (3.20%) Retail
3 42 (3.13%) Banking
4 29 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.64%) Advertising
6 16 (1.19%) Publishing
7 15 (1.12%) Marketing
8 12 (0.89%) Electronics
8 12 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.82%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.75%) Law
11 8 (0.60%) Aerospace
11 8 (0.60%) Automotive
11 8 (0.60%) Games
12 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.15%) Military
13 1 (0.075%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 779 (58.05%) Spring
2 376 (28.02%) HTML
3 334 (24.89%) CSS
4 331 (24.66%) Hibernate
5 276 (20.57%) J2EE
6 270 (20.12%) AngularJS
7 269 (20.04%) Web Services
8 177 (13.19%) RESTful
9 166 (12.37%) REST
10 156 (11.62%) Spring Boot
11 128 (9.54%) XML
12 126 (9.39%) React
13 117 (8.72%) Java EE
14 102 (7.60%) jQuery
15 101 (7.53%) JMS
16 97 (7.23%) HTML5
17 89 (6.63%) JSP
18 88 (6.56%) JSON
19 74 (5.51%) Servlets
20 71 (5.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 188 (14.01%) Computer Science
2 122 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 88 (6.56%) Fintech
4 82 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
5 53 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 33 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 30 (2.24%) User Experience
9 29 (2.16%) Algorithms
10 20 (1.49%) Robotics
11 9 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.52%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.52%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.45%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.45%) Public Cloud
15 5 (0.37%) Cloud Native
15 5 (0.37%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.37%) NHS
15 5 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 261 (19.45%) Linux
2 62 (4.62%) Unix
3 57 (4.25%) Windows
4 50 (3.73%) Android
5 28 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.75%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.45%) AIX
8 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.15%) CentOS
9 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Solaris
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.075%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.075%) Debian
10 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.075%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (24.37%) TDD
3 278 (20.72%) Software Engineering
4 229 (17.06%) Scrum
5 226 (16.84%) Microservices
6 178 (13.26%) OO
7 145 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
8 138 (10.28%) MVC
9 110 (8.20%) SOA
10 106 (7.90%) BDD
11 101 (7.53%) Mentoring
12 99 (7.38%) Web Development
13 98 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
14 91 (6.78%) Multithreading
14 91 (6.78%) Unit Testing
15 73 (5.44%) Open Source
15 73 (5.44%) Test Automation
16 71 (5.29%) SDLC
17 62 (4.62%) Mathematics
18 55 (4.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,342 (100.00%) Java
2 551 (41.06%) JavaScript
3 394 (29.36%) SQL
4 330 (24.59%) Java 8
5 146 (10.88%) Python
6 80 (5.96%) C++
7 68 (5.07%) Scala
8 63 (4.69%) C#
9 46 (3.43%) C
10 36 (2.68%) Groovy
11 30 (2.24%) PHP
12 23 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 23 (1.71%) TypeScript
13 14 (1.04%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.04%) Ruby
14 12 (0.89%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.82%) Kotlin
16 8 (0.60%) Go
16 8 (0.60%) Java 9
16 8 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 273 (20.34%) Degree
2 114 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (1.27%) PhD
6 15 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.45%) ISEB
7 6 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.37%) MPhil
9 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.075%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.075%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.35%) QA
2 10 (0.75%) DICOM
3 7 (0.52%) GDPR
4 4 (0.30%) PSD2
5 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (8.35%) Docker
2 17 (1.27%) HDFS
3 9 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (4.25%) Kubernetes
2 44 (3.28%) Ansible
3 22 (1.64%) Terraform
4 19 (1.42%) Puppet
5 13 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.89%) Kibana
7 6 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.22%) logstash
8 3 (0.22%) Marathon
8 3 (0.22%) Mesos
9 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.075%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 161 (12.00%) Oracle
2 27 (2.01%) Google
3 18 (1.34%) Sun
4 16 (1.19%) VMware
5 15 (1.12%) Xamarin
6 14 (1.04%) Microsoft
6 14 (1.04%) SAP
7 9 (0.67%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.45%) webMethods
9 5 (0.37%) Birst
9 5 (0.37%) Cadence
9 5 (0.37%) Splunk
10 4 (0.30%) Apigee
10 4 (0.30%) Apple
10 4 (0.30%) IBM
10 4 (0.30%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.30%) Unisys
11 3 (0.22%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.22%) ATG
11 3 (0.22%) MicroStrategy