The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 77 72
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 676 654 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.60% 3.56% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 3.67% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 567 597 746
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.82%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +49 162 £55,000 +4.76% 21
Surrey -1 115 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Buckinghamshire +26 111 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Oxfordshire +6 89 £49,500 -7.47% 17
West Sussex +20 80 £47,000 -6.00% 4
Hampshire -26 48 £47,500 - 4
East Sussex +29 37 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Kent +21 23 £42,500 - 5
Sussex - 7 £67,500 -
Middlesex -2 1 £45,000 -14.28%
Home Counties - 1 £47,500 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 1302 (100.00%) Java
2 735 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
3 661 (50.77%) Spring
4 505 (38.79%) JavaScript
5 442 (33.95%) SQL
6 433 (33.26%) HTML
7 378 (29.03%) CSS
8 373 (28.65%) Hibernate
9 315 (24.19%) Web Services
10 313 (24.04%) J2EE
11 307 (23.58%) XML
12 281 (21.58%) Linux
13 280 (21.51%) TDD
14 266 (20.43%) Scrum
15 217 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 217 (16.67%) REST
16 216 (16.59%) Degree
17 206 (15.82%) Oracle
18 200 (15.36%) Maven
19 199 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
20 198 (15.21%) Git (software)
21 193 (14.82%) AngularJS
22 180 (13.82%) OO
23 175 (13.44%) Finance
24 173 (13.29%) Jenkins
25 168 (12.90%) MySQL
26 162 (12.44%) Computer Science
27 157 (12.06%) SOAP
28 156 (11.98%) RESTful
29 152 (11.67%) Java EE

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
1 105 (8.06%) Tomcat
2 97 (7.45%) JBoss
3 64 (4.92%) WebLogic
4 60 (4.61%) Apache
5 53 (4.07%) Confluence
6 44 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
7 43 (3.30%) WebSphere
8 39 (3.00%) Apache Spark
9 32 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
10 28 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (1.31%) WildFly
12 16 (1.23%) Drupal
13 14 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (0.92%) GlassFish
15 11 (0.84%) Jetty
16 9 (0.69%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.69%) CMS
16 9 (0.69%) WordPress
17 8 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
18 6 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 27 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
2 18 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.45%) SaaS
3 31 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.15%) GitHub
6 13 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (0.69%) Force.com
8 6 (0.46%) BrowserStack
9 4 (0.31%) Google Play
9 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.31%) PaaS
10 3 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.15%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.92%) HTTP
2 25 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.00%) AMQP
3 13 (1.00%) Internet
4 4 (0.31%) NFC
4 4 (0.31%) Wireless
5 3 (0.23%) Skype
6 2 (0.15%) NGN
6 2 (0.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.077%) CTI
7 1 (0.077%) DNS
7 1 (0.077%) Firewall
7 1 (0.077%) Network Security
7 1 (0.077%) SMPP
7 1 (0.077%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (12.90%) MySQL
2 126 (9.68%) Big Data
3 108 (8.29%) NoSQL
4 99 (7.60%) Relational Database
5 78 (5.99%) SQL Server
6 64 (4.92%) MongoDB
7 56 (4.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 55 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
9 47 (3.61%) Hadoop
10 46 (3.53%) Oracle Database
11 35 (2.69%) HBase
12 27 (2.07%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.61%) Redis
14 20 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
14 20 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (1.31%) Data Mining
16 14 (1.08%) DB2
17 13 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 11 (0.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 200 (15.36%) Maven
2 198 (15.21%) Git (software)
3 173 (13.29%) Jenkins
4 126 (9.68%) JUnit
5 105 (8.06%) JIRA
6 92 (7.07%) Subversion
7 77 (5.91%) Selenium
8 59 (4.53%) Eclipse
9 51 (3.92%) Gradle
10 47 (3.61%) Ant
11 30 (2.30%) Mockito
12 24 (1.84%) Talend Open Studio
13 21 (1.61%) TestNG
14 19 (1.46%) Arquillian
15 15 (1.15%) Fiddler
16 13 (1.00%) Hudson
17 12 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 10 (0.77%) Bitbucket
18 10 (0.77%) WebDriver
19 9 (0.69%) Cucumber
General
1 175 (13.44%) Finance
2 64 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 44 (3.38%) Marketing
4 36 (2.76%) Publishing
5 30 (2.30%) Banking
6 19 (1.46%) Electronics
7 18 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.23%) Games
9 9 (0.69%) Retail
10 8 (0.61%) Advertising
11 7 (0.54%) Automotive
11 7 (0.54%) Law
12 6 (0.46%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.31%) Digital Economy
15 3 (0.23%) Back Office
15 3 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.15%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 661 (50.77%) Spring
2 433 (33.26%) HTML
3 378 (29.03%) CSS
4 373 (28.65%) Hibernate
5 315 (24.19%) Web Services
6 313 (24.04%) J2EE
7 307 (23.58%) XML
8 217 (16.67%) REST
9 193 (14.82%) AngularJS
10 157 (12.06%) SOAP
11 156 (11.98%) RESTful
12 152 (11.67%) Java EE
13 140 (10.75%) Ajax
14 131 (10.06%) JSP
15 121 (9.29%) JMS
16 119 (9.14%) jQuery
17 114 (8.76%) JSON
18 105 (8.06%) .NET
19 87 (6.68%) Spring Boot
20 80 (6.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 162 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 132 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
3 60 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 41 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
6 31 (2.38%) Fintech
7 30 (2.30%) User Experience
8 25 (1.92%) iPad
9 21 (1.61%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.15%) Cloud Native
10 15 (1.15%) Social Media
11 12 (0.92%) Cyber Attack
12 8 (0.61%) Clustering
13 7 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.54%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.38%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.38%) NHS
14 5 (0.38%) Online Games
15 4 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 281 (21.58%) Linux
2 83 (6.37%) Android
3 79 (6.07%) Unix
4 52 (3.99%) Windows
5 47 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 14 (1.08%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.77%) CentOS
8 10 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.69%) Amazon Linux
10 6 (0.46%) Solaris
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.077%) Debian
14 1 (0.077%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 735 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 280 (21.51%) TDD
3 266 (20.43%) Scrum
4 217 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 199 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
6 180 (13.82%) OO
7 149 (11.44%) Unit Testing
8 138 (10.60%) MVC
9 137 (10.52%) Microservices
10 131 (10.06%) Test Automation
11 124 (9.52%) SDLC
12 103 (7.91%) BDD
13 96 (7.37%) Web Development
14 84 (6.45%) E-Commerce
15 82 (6.30%) Open Source
16 67 (5.15%) Android Development
17 61 (4.69%) Mathematics
18 60 (4.61%) OOP
18 60 (4.61%) SOA
19 55 (4.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1302 (100.00%) Java
2 505 (38.79%) JavaScript
3 442 (33.95%) SQL
4 133 (10.22%) C++
5 118 (9.06%) Python
6 110 (8.45%) C#
7 104 (7.99%) Scala
8 59 (4.53%) PHP
9 57 (4.38%) C
10 50 (3.84%) PL/SQL
11 46 (3.53%) Ruby
12 40 (3.07%) Groovy
13 25 (1.92%) Bash Shell
13 25 (1.92%) Perl
14 24 (1.84%) Assembly Language
15 23 (1.77%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.00%) ECMAScript
16 13 (1.00%) ES6
17 11 (0.84%) ABAP
17 11 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 216 (16.59%) Degree
2 83 (6.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.15%) PhD
5 13 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.54%) Sun Certification
8 5 (0.38%) APMG
8 5 (0.38%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.38%) PMP
9 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.46%) QA
2 3 (0.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (3.15%) Docker
2 13 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 4 (0.31%) HDFS
4 2 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (1.46%) Ansible
2 14 (1.08%) Puppet
3 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.31%) Packer
4 4 (0.31%) Terraform
5 1 (0.077%) Salt
Vendors
1 206 (15.82%) Oracle
2 45 (3.46%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.23%) SAP
4 28 (2.15%) Red Hat
5 24 (1.84%) Talend
6 22 (1.69%) Google
7 13 (1.00%) hybris
7 13 (1.00%) Sun
8 10 (0.77%) VMware
9 7 (0.54%) Twitter
10 5 (0.38%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.31%) BT
11 4 (0.31%) Informatica
11 4 (0.31%) Sony
12 3 (0.23%) Atomikos
12 3 (0.23%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.15%) Adobe
13 2 (0.15%) Dell
13 2 (0.15%) IBM
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £DOE + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £DOE + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55k +Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + benefits and progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Company Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Java Source
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, great pension & corporate p
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £800000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago