Period
to 22 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 67 62
Rank change year-on-year -16 -5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 276 1,053 1,319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.45% 4.15% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 4.32% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 350 1,033 1,301
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 7,719 24,381 28,111
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.00% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,317 19,935 23,370
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 October 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 +18 145 £65,000 +8.33% 25
Berkshire +13 81 £65,000 +8.33% 16
Hampshire -6 57 £67,500 +35.00% 3
Surrey +32 50 £70,000 +7.69% 21
Oxfordshire +24 47 £66,250 +10.42% 5
Buckinghamshire +31 17 £60,000 +14.29% 4
West Sussex -46 13 £57,500 +27.78%
Kent +40 6 £53,750 +43.33% 3
East Sussex -37 3 £21,500 -56.35% 2
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 276 (100.00%) Java
2 173 (62.68%) Spring
3 121 (43.84%) Microservices
4 91 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (27.90%) JavaScript
6 64 (23.19%) Spring Boot
7 61 (22.10%) AngularJS
8 56 (20.29%) SQL
9 50 (18.12%) AWS
10 47 (17.03%) CSS
11 41 (14.86%) HTML
12 39 (14.13%) Multithreading
13 37 (13.41%) J2EE
13 37 (13.41%) TDD
14 35 (12.68%) JUnit
15 34 (12.32%) MySQL
16 33 (11.96%) React
16 33 (11.96%) Docker
16 33 (11.96%) Java 8
16 33 (11.96%) SaaS
16 33 (11.96%) Splunk
17 31 (11.23%) TypeScript
18 30 (10.87%) Security Cleared
19 29 (10.51%) BDD
19 29 (10.51%) Software Engineering
20 28 (10.14%) ActiveMQ
20 28 (10.14%) XML
20 28 (10.14%) Jenkins
20 28 (10.14%) Big Data
20 28 (10.14%) SC Cleared

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 22 (7.97%) Tomcat
2 21 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (6.16%) Apache
4 16 (5.80%) Apache Spark
5 10 (3.62%) Confluence
6 2 (0.72%) Mule
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (18.12%) AWS
2 33 (11.96%) SaaS
3 23 (8.33%) Azure
4 19 (6.88%) GCP
5 16 (5.80%) GitHub
5 16 (5.80%) Stackdriver
6 5 (1.81%) Google Play
7 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.09%) Serverless
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.45%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) Network Security
3 2 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.36%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.32%) MySQL
2 28 (10.14%) Big Data
3 22 (7.97%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.26%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.81%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.81%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.72%) ClickHouse
8 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.72%) VoltDB
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.36%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (12.68%) JUnit
2 28 (10.14%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.97%) Maven
4 19 (6.88%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.88%) Gradle
5 13 (4.71%) JIRA
6 7 (2.54%) Mockito
7 5 (1.81%) Selenium
8 4 (1.45%) Ant
9 3 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.09%) DbUnit
9 3 (1.09%) Hudson
9 3 (1.09%) jMock
9 3 (1.09%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.72%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.72%) GitLab
10 2 (0.72%) JBehave
11 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 23 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 20 (7.25%) Finance
3 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.72%) Electronics
4 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Automotive
5 1 (0.36%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (62.68%) Spring
2 64 (23.19%) Spring Boot
3 61 (22.10%) AngularJS
4 47 (17.03%) CSS
5 41 (14.86%) HTML
6 37 (13.41%) J2EE
7 33 (11.96%) React
8 28 (10.14%) ActiveMQ
8 28 (10.14%) XML
9 27 (9.78%) Apache Camel
10 26 (9.42%) RabbitMQ
11 25 (9.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (8.70%) RESTful
12 24 (8.70%) Struts
13 23 (8.33%) Hibernate
14 21 (7.61%) Java EE
14 21 (7.61%) REST
15 20 (7.25%) Spring Integration
16 16 (5.80%) JMS
16 16 (5.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.70%) NHS
2 13 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.81%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.72%) Robotics
5 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.36%) Social Media
6 1 (0.36%) Tandem
6 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.97%) Linux
2 14 (5.07%) Android
3 9 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.54%) Windows
5 5 (1.81%) Unix
6 4 (1.45%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.84%) Microservices
2 91 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.13%) Multithreading
4 37 (13.41%) TDD
5 29 (10.51%) BDD
5 29 (10.51%) Software Engineering
6 28 (10.14%) DevOps
7 26 (9.42%) Fintech
8 22 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (7.97%) Scrum
9 18 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (6.16%) Artificial Intelligence
10 17 (6.16%) MVC
11 16 (5.80%) API Integration
11 16 (5.80%) Computer Science
11 16 (5.80%) ITSM
11 16 (5.80%) Service Management
12 14 (5.07%) Kanban
13 13 (4.71%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.35%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 276 (100.00%) Java
2 77 (27.90%) JavaScript
3 56 (20.29%) SQL
4 33 (11.96%) Java 8
5 31 (11.23%) TypeScript
6 23 (8.33%) Scala
7 20 (7.25%) Python
8 13 (4.71%) XPath
9 9 (3.26%) Kotlin
10 8 (2.90%) C#
11 7 (2.54%) C++
12 6 (2.17%) Ruby
13 5 (1.81%) PHP
14 4 (1.45%) Go
15 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.72%) C
16 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.36%) ANSI SQL
17 1 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.33%) Degree
4 9 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 33 (11.96%) Docker
2 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.72%) vSphere
3 1 (0.36%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 24 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 22 (7.97%) Terraform
3 16 (5.80%) Grafana
4 3 (1.09%) Ansible
4 3 (1.09%) Kibana
4 3 (1.09%) Puppet
5 2 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (11.96%) Splunk
2 23 (8.33%) Google
3 20 (7.25%) Oracle
4 16 (5.80%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.09%) SAP
6 2 (0.72%) Guidewire
6 2 (0.72%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.72%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.72%) VMware
7 1 (0.36%) ABBYY
7 1 (0.36%) Kofax
7 1 (0.36%) Pega
7 1 (0.36%) WSO2