Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 71 76
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1233 1294 1650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.26% 3.63% 3.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.41% 3.75% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1065 1208 1597
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 27970 34549 40797
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.93% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 23330 29093 33847
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 17 October 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 6 months to 17 October 2017. 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 +24 648 £52,500 +6.06% 68
Berkshire +42 304 £57,500 +21.05% 34
Surrey -4 257 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Buckinghamshire +22 173 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Oxfordshire +3 173 £53,750 +3.37% 28
Hampshire +14 107 £38,500 -18.95% 6
West Sussex -12 96 £50,000 - 6
East Sussex +5 86 £45,000 - 9
Kent +34 30 £42,500 +6.25%
Sussex - 8 £67,500 -
Middlesex -8 2 £43,750 +2.94% 1
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 17 October 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 1233 (100.00%) Java
2 704 (57.10%) Agile Software Development
3 614 (49.80%) Spring
4 467 (37.88%) SQL
5 423 (34.31%) JavaScript
6 401 (32.52%) Web Services
7 374 (30.33%) HTML
8 313 (25.39%) Hibernate
9 305 (24.74%) CSS
10 282 (22.87%) TDD
11 260 (21.09%) Scrum
12 238 (19.30%) J2EE
13 233 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
14 220 (17.84%) XML
15 214 (17.36%) Linux
16 213 (17.27%) RESTful
17 212 (17.19%) Maven
18 208 (16.87%) REST
19 200 (16.22%) AngularJS
20 194 (15.73%) Software Engineering
21 188 (15.25%) Git (software)
22 179 (14.52%) Degree
23 173 (14.03%) MySQL
24 172 (13.95%) OO
25 163 (13.22%) Oracle
26 162 (13.14%) Microservices
27 154 (12.49%) SDLC
27 154 (12.49%) Amazon AWS
28 151 (12.25%) Relational Database
29 149 (12.08%) Finance

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
1 113 (9.16%) Tomcat
2 91 (7.38%) JBoss
3 74 (6.00%) Apache
4 64 (5.19%) Confluence
5 58 (4.70%) WebLogic
6 55 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
7 42 (3.41%) Apache Spark
8 24 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 20 (1.62%) Apache Solr
10 18 (1.46%) WildFly
11 17 (1.38%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 13 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.81%) SugarCRM
15 9 (0.73%) Apache ServiceMix
15 9 (0.73%) Drupal
16 8 (0.65%) Jetty
16 8 (0.65%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.49%) Liferay
18 5 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 154 (12.49%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (4.30%) SaaS
3 38 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
4 33 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (2.43%) GitHub
6 8 (0.65%) Force.com
7 6 (0.49%) OpenShift
8 5 (0.41%) PaaS
9 4 (0.32%) Heroku
10 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.16%) Boomi
11 2 (0.16%) IaaS
12 1 (0.081%) Firebase
12 1 (0.081%) npm
12 1 (0.081%) Office 365
12 1 (0.081%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.081%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.24%) Internet
2 37 (3.00%) AMQP
3 31 (2.51%) HTTP
4 7 (0.57%) Wireless
5 6 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.32%) Skype
7 1 (0.081%) DNS
7 1 (0.081%) FTP
7 1 (0.081%) SMS
7 1 (0.081%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (14.03%) MySQL
2 151 (12.25%) Relational Database
3 114 (9.25%) NoSQL
4 110 (8.92%) Big Data
5 85 (6.89%) SQL Server
6 67 (5.43%) MongoDB
7 61 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
8 59 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
9 51 (4.14%) Hadoop
10 47 (3.81%) RDBMS
11 43 (3.49%) Oracle Database
12 35 (2.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 32 (2.60%) HBase
14 25 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
15 23 (1.87%) Redis
16 20 (1.62%) Oracle Database 10g
16 20 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (1.05%) JasperReports
18 7 (0.57%) PowerCenter
18 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 212 (17.19%) Maven
2 188 (15.25%) Git (software)
3 146 (11.84%) Jenkins
4 121 (9.81%) JUnit
5 110 (8.92%) Subversion
6 109 (8.84%) JIRA
7 70 (5.68%) Eclipse
8 64 (5.19%) Selenium
9 34 (2.76%) Ant
9 34 (2.76%) Mockito
10 28 (2.27%) IntelliJ
11 25 (2.03%) Arquillian
12 23 (1.87%) Gradle
13 18 (1.46%) JMeter
14 17 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
16 9 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
17 8 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
18 7 (0.57%) Android Studio
19 6 (0.49%) Bitbucket
General
1 149 (12.08%) Finance
2 69 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 57 (4.62%) Marketing
4 40 (3.24%) Electronics
5 39 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 37 (3.00%) Retail
7 27 (2.19%) Publishing
8 25 (2.03%) Banking
9 17 (1.38%) Games
10 14 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.05%) Law
12 12 (0.97%) Advertising
13 7 (0.57%) Automotive
14 3 (0.24%) Billing
14 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.081%) Back Office
16 1 (0.081%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.081%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (49.80%) Spring
2 401 (32.52%) Web Services
3 374 (30.33%) HTML
4 313 (25.39%) Hibernate
5 305 (24.74%) CSS
6 238 (19.30%) J2EE
7 220 (17.84%) XML
8 213 (17.27%) RESTful
9 208 (16.87%) REST
10 200 (16.22%) AngularJS
11 143 (11.60%) Java EE
12 132 (10.71%) SOAP
13 127 (10.30%) JSON
14 98 (7.95%) jQuery
15 87 (7.06%) Ajax
15 87 (7.06%) Spring Boot
16 84 (6.81%) JSP
17 83 (6.73%) React
18 78 (6.33%) HTML5
19 72 (5.84%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 120 (9.73%) Computer Science
2 109 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
3 61 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 60 (4.87%) Fintech
5 52 (4.22%) User Experience
6 33 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (1.95%) Clustering
8 22 (1.78%) iPad
9 15 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.14%) Life Science
11 10 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.73%) Social Media
13 7 (0.57%) Cloud Native
13 7 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.41%) NHS
14 5 (0.41%) Online Games
15 3 (0.24%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
16 2 (0.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 214 (17.36%) Linux
2 58 (4.70%) Unix
3 55 (4.46%) Windows
4 49 (3.97%) Android
5 21 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.38%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.32%) CentOS
9 3 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (0.16%) Debian
10 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.081%) AIX
11 1 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.081%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (57.10%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (22.87%) TDD
3 260 (21.09%) Scrum
4 233 (18.90%) Continuous Integration
5 194 (15.73%) Software Engineering
6 172 (13.95%) OO
7 162 (13.14%) Microservices
8 154 (12.49%) SDLC
9 128 (10.38%) MVC
10 115 (9.33%) Unit Testing
11 105 (8.52%) Web Development
12 93 (7.54%) Mentoring
13 83 (6.73%) BDD
14 82 (6.65%) Test Automation
15 78 (6.33%) Kanban
16 67 (5.43%) E-Commerce
17 64 (5.19%) Open Source
18 62 (5.03%) SOA
19 58 (4.70%) DevOps
20 52 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1233 (100.00%) Java
2 467 (37.88%) SQL
3 423 (34.31%) JavaScript
4 102 (8.27%) Scala
5 86 (6.97%) Python
6 74 (6.00%) C++
7 67 (5.43%) C#
7 67 (5.43%) PHP
8 49 (3.97%) PL/SQL
9 30 (2.43%) Groovy
10 28 (2.27%) Ruby
11 26 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 23 (1.87%) C
13 19 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.14%) R
15 13 (1.05%) Perl
16 9 (0.73%) Apex Code
16 9 (0.73%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.65%) Clojure
17 8 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 179 (14.52%) Degree
2 83 (6.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (2.51%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.57%) PhD
5 7 (0.57%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.49%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.32%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.11%) QA
2 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.081%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.081%) GCP
3 1 (0.081%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.081%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 67 (5.43%) Docker
2 21 (1.70%) HDFS
3 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.081%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (1.22%) Terraform
2 13 (1.05%) Kubernetes
3 12 (0.97%) Ansible
4 11 (0.89%) Puppet
5 8 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.49%) Packer
7 1 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 163 (13.22%) Oracle
2 43 (3.49%) Microsoft
3 40 (3.24%) SAP
4 20 (1.62%) Google
5 17 (1.38%) hybris
6 15 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 14 (1.14%) HP
8 11 (0.89%) Sun
8 11 (0.89%) Talend
9 10 (0.81%) ArcSight
9 10 (0.81%) Hortonworks
9 10 (0.81%) Jaspersoft
9 10 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.65%) IBM
11 7 (0.57%) Informatica
11 7 (0.57%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.41%) Adobe
12 5 (0.41%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.41%) Unisys
13 3 (0.24%) Atlassian