Period
to 25 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 43 64
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 845 1,463 1,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.72% 5.48% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 5.68% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 798 1,390 1,280
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 21,731 25,740 30,298
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.49% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17,743 21,309 25,357
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 -3 397 £60,000 +4.35% 34
Berkshire +2 217 £60,000 - 17
Hampshire -26 171 £52,500 +10.53% 29
Oxfordshire +2 106 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Surrey -34 92 £55,000 -8.33% 20
West Sussex -42 91 £52,500 +10.53% 12
Buckinghamshire +9 74 £55,000 - 8
East Sussex -53 52 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Kent +14 17 £39,000 +41.82% 1
Middlesex - 8 £70,000 - 1
Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 845 (100.00%) Java
2 444 (52.54%) Spring
3 425 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
4 254 (30.06%) JavaScript
5 245 (28.99%) Java 8
6 222 (26.27%) Microservices
7 197 (23.31%) AngularJS
8 189 (22.37%) TDD
9 179 (21.18%) SQL
10 161 (19.05%) Software Engineering
11 160 (18.93%) HTML
12 158 (18.70%) CSS
12 158 (18.70%) Maven
12 158 (18.70%) Hibernate
13 142 (16.80%) Scrum
14 141 (16.69%) RESTful
15 133 (15.74%) Jenkins
15 133 (15.74%) Web Services
16 129 (15.27%) Git (software)
17 120 (14.20%) Tomcat
18 118 (13.96%) Finance
19 114 (13.49%) Docker
20 113 (13.37%) Greenfield Project
21 110 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
21 110 (13.02%) J2EE
22 109 (12.90%) Spring Boot
23 102 (12.07%) AWS
24 99 (11.72%) React
25 95 (11.24%) Degree
26 94 (11.12%) JUnit

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
1 120 (14.20%) Tomcat
2 37 (4.38%) WebSphere
3 31 (3.67%) Apache Spark
4 20 (2.37%) Apache
5 19 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (1.78%) JBoss
7 11 (1.30%) Confluence
8 9 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.95%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Fuse
11 4 (0.47%) Jetty
11 4 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.36%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.24%) IIS
14 1 (0.12%) CMS
14 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
14 1 (0.12%) SAS
14 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 102 (12.07%) AWS
2 23 (2.72%) Amazon Cognito
3 22 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (2.60%) SaaS
4 18 (2.13%) Serverless
5 13 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 13 (1.54%) Azure
6 10 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (1.18%) GitHub
7 8 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (0.71%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.59%) GCP
10 2 (0.24%) Apigee
11 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) Heroku
11 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.25%) HTTP
2 9 (1.07%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.83%) DNS
3 7 (0.83%) SSL
4 6 (0.71%) Internet
5 2 (0.24%) WebEx
6 1 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (9.47%) MySQL
2 70 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
3 66 (7.81%) Big Data
4 59 (6.98%) Relational Database
5 56 (6.63%) SQL Server
6 44 (5.21%) NoSQL
7 37 (4.38%) Hadoop
8 28 (3.31%) DB2
9 27 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (2.96%) MongoDB
11 24 (2.84%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.42%) Redis
13 10 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (1.07%) Couchbase
15 7 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.71%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.71%) HBase
17 4 (0.47%) MariaDB
17 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 158 (18.70%) Maven
2 133 (15.74%) Jenkins
3 129 (15.27%) Git (software)
4 94 (11.12%) JUnit
5 70 (8.28%) JIRA
6 54 (6.39%) Eclipse
7 49 (5.80%) Cucumber
8 47 (5.56%) Selenium
8 47 (5.56%) Subversion
9 37 (4.38%) Gradle
10 24 (2.84%) Mockito
11 23 (2.72%) NetBeans
12 17 (2.01%) DbUnit
12 17 (2.01%) jMock
12 17 (2.01%) SonarQube
13 13 (1.54%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.42%) JMeter
15 10 (1.18%) Ant
15 10 (1.18%) Liquibase
16 9 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 118 (13.96%) Finance
2 34 (4.02%) Banking
3 32 (3.79%) Back Office
4 31 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.20%) Games
6 19 (2.25%) Public Sector
7 16 (1.89%) Marketing
8 14 (1.66%) Retail
9 12 (1.42%) Automotive
10 9 (1.07%) Electronics
10 9 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.71%) Law
12 3 (0.36%) Police
13 2 (0.24%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (52.54%) Spring
2 197 (23.31%) AngularJS
3 160 (18.93%) HTML
4 158 (18.70%) CSS
4 158 (18.70%) Hibernate
5 141 (16.69%) RESTful
6 133 (15.74%) Web Services
7 110 (13.02%) J2EE
8 109 (12.90%) Spring Boot
9 99 (11.72%) React
10 80 (9.47%) REST
11 75 (8.88%) XML
12 70 (8.28%) SOAP
12 70 (8.28%) Struts
13 62 (7.34%) JPA
14 58 (6.86%) Node.js
15 53 (6.27%) jQuery
16 51 (6.04%) JSP
17 50 (5.92%) Kafka
18 44 (5.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 113 (13.37%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.84%) User Experience
5 20 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.25%) Mainframe
7 18 (2.13%) Video on Demand
8 14 (1.66%) IBM Mainframe
9 12 (1.42%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.18%) PKI
11 9 (1.07%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.95%) Social Media
13 7 (0.83%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.71%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.36%) Cloud Native
15 3 (0.36%) Clustering
15 3 (0.36%) Online Games
15 3 (0.36%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.36%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (5.80%) Linux
2 46 (5.44%) Android
3 37 (4.38%) Apple iOS
4 30 (3.55%) Unix
5 25 (2.96%) Windows
6 9 (1.07%) CentOS
7 4 (0.47%) Debian
7 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.36%) Solaris
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) VMS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (26.27%) Microservices
3 189 (22.37%) TDD
4 161 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 142 (16.80%) Scrum
6 110 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
7 87 (10.30%) BDD
8 83 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (9.11%) Computer Science
10 69 (8.17%) Unit Testing
11 63 (7.46%) Mentoring
11 63 (7.46%) Web Development
12 56 (6.63%) Fintech
13 55 (6.51%) Machine Learning
14 52 (6.15%) OO
15 47 (5.56%) DevOps
16 45 (5.33%) SDLC
17 44 (5.21%) Continuous Delivery
18 42 (4.97%) Kanban
19 39 (4.62%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 845 (100.00%) Java
2 254 (30.06%) JavaScript
3 245 (28.99%) Java 8
4 179 (21.18%) SQL
5 40 (4.73%) Python
6 36 (4.26%) C#
7 28 (3.31%) C++
8 16 (1.89%) Scala
9 15 (1.78%) Kotlin
10 12 (1.42%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.30%) PHP
11 11 (1.30%) Ruby
12 10 (1.18%) Apple Swift
12 10 (1.18%) Go
12 10 (1.18%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.07%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.95%) Perl
15 7 (0.83%) C
16 6 (0.71%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 95 (11.24%) Degree
2 37 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 28 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.95%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.59%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.47%) HND
7 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.47%) SAFe Agilist
8 3 (0.36%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.20%) QA
2 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.24%) WAI
3 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 114 (13.49%) Docker
2 23 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.83%) vSphere
5 5 (0.59%) Postfix
6 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 53 (6.27%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.30%) Terraform
3 8 (0.95%) Puppet
4 7 (0.83%) Ansible
5 5 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.24%) Salt
8 1 (0.12%) Kibana
8 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 75 (8.88%) Oracle
2 34 (4.02%) Splunk
3 22 (2.60%) IBM
4 12 (1.42%) Google
5 11 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.18%) VMware
7 9 (1.07%) Guidewire
7 9 (1.07%) SAP
8 8 (0.95%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.36%) Twitter
10 2 (0.24%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.24%) Talend
10 2 (0.24%) Thunderhead
11 1 (0.12%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.12%) hybris
11 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.12%) Sony
11 1 (0.12%) webMethods
11 1 (0.12%) Zend