Period
to 17 January 2018

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 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 74 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,309 1,224 1,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.26% 3.82% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 3.94% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,164 1,121 1,615
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £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 29,740 31,030 39,044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.90% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,823 25,764 33,036
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 January 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 17 January 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 +23 698 £52,500 +5.00% 99
Berkshire +27 357 £55,000 +10.00% 40
Surrey +29 266 £50,000 -4.76% 45
Oxfordshire +3 191 £55,000 +10.00% 35
Hampshire +2 188 £42,500 -5.56% 19
Buckinghamshire +9 154 £47,500 - 24
East Sussex -14 77 £45,000 - 12
West Sussex -20 71 £55,000 - 11
Kent +1 11 £47,500 +11.76% 9
Middlesex -9 3 £62,500 +56.25%
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 1,309 (100.00%) Java
2 725 (55.39%) Spring
3 719 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
4 472 (36.06%) JavaScript
5 468 (35.75%) SQL
6 414 (31.63%) Web Services
7 374 (28.57%) HTML
8 343 (26.20%) Hibernate
9 326 (24.90%) TDD
10 301 (22.99%) Degree
11 296 (22.61%) CSS
12 295 (22.54%) J2EE
13 275 (21.01%) AngularJS
14 255 (19.48%) Software Engineering
15 235 (17.95%) Linux
16 234 (17.88%) Scrum
17 223 (17.04%) RESTful
18 219 (16.73%) OO
19 204 (15.58%) Java EE
20 200 (15.28%) REST
21 190 (14.51%) Oracle
22 185 (14.13%) Computer Science
23 175 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
24 170 (12.99%) MySQL
25 164 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
26 156 (11.92%) Microservices
27 154 (11.76%) Maven
28 147 (11.23%) MVC
29 146 (11.15%) XML
30 133 (10.16%) 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
1 110 (8.40%) JBoss
2 104 (7.94%) Tomcat
3 70 (5.35%) Apache
4 44 (3.36%) Confluence
5 39 (2.98%) WebLogic
6 29 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (1.99%) Apache Solr
8 25 (1.91%) Apache Spark
9 17 (1.30%) Liferay
10 16 (1.22%) GlassFish
11 15 (1.15%) OpenStack
11 15 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 14 (1.07%) WildFly
13 11 (0.84%) SugarCRM
14 10 (0.76%) Drupal
15 9 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
15 9 (0.69%) SAS
16 8 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
16 8 (0.61%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.076%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 175 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (5.35%) SaaS
3 47 (3.59%) GitHub
4 28 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
6 17 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.46%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.38%) Serverless
11 4 (0.31%) Force.com
11 4 (0.31%) Heroku
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.15%) Firebase
12 2 (0.15%) PaaS
13 1 (0.076%) IaaS
13 1 (0.076%) Office 365
13 1 (0.076%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.076%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.06%) Internet
2 30 (2.29%) HTTP
3 21 (1.60%) AMQP
4 6 (0.46%) SNMP
4 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.23%) DNS
5 3 (0.23%) Firewall
5 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.15%) FTP
6 2 (0.15%) PPP
6 2 (0.15%) SMS
6 2 (0.15%) SSL
6 2 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (12.99%) MySQL
2 129 (9.85%) SQL Server
3 124 (9.47%) Relational Database
4 97 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 95 (7.26%) Big Data
6 79 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (4.28%) Hadoop
8 51 (3.90%) RDBMS
9 44 (3.36%) Oracle Database
10 43 (3.28%) MongoDB
11 31 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (2.22%) HBase
13 23 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (0.99%) DB2
16 12 (0.92%) JasperReports
17 11 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (0.76%) Redis
19 8 (0.61%) MariaDB
20 6 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 154 (11.76%) Maven
2 129 (9.85%) Jenkins
3 124 (9.47%) Subversion
4 123 (9.40%) Git (software)
5 115 (8.79%) JUnit
6 101 (7.72%) Eclipse
7 93 (7.10%) Selenium
8 77 (5.88%) JIRA
9 33 (2.52%) IntelliJ
10 32 (2.44%) Ant
11 25 (1.91%) Mockito
12 20 (1.53%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.22%) Arquillian
14 14 (1.07%) Gradle
15 13 (0.99%) Bitbucket
16 12 (0.92%) JMeter
16 12 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
16 12 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
17 9 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
18 7 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 133 (10.16%) Finance
2 41 (3.13%) Retail
3 36 (2.75%) Banking
4 26 (1.99%) Publishing
5 21 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.22%) Electronics
7 15 (1.15%) Marketing
8 13 (0.99%) Law
8 13 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.76%) Advertising
10 8 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.38%) Automotive
12 4 (0.31%) Games
13 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.23%) Billing
13 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.23%) Front Office
14 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.076%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 725 (55.39%) Spring
2 414 (31.63%) Web Services
3 374 (28.57%) HTML
4 343 (26.20%) Hibernate
5 296 (22.61%) CSS
6 295 (22.54%) J2EE
7 275 (21.01%) AngularJS
8 223 (17.04%) RESTful
9 204 (15.58%) Java EE
10 200 (15.28%) REST
11 146 (11.15%) XML
12 128 (9.78%) SOAP
13 114 (8.71%) JSON
14 99 (7.56%) React
15 94 (7.18%) Spring Boot
16 85 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 74 (5.65%) jQuery
18 64 (4.89%) Servlets
19 63 (4.81%) Ajax
20 61 (4.66%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 185 (14.13%) Computer Science
2 119 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 80 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
4 53 (4.05%) Fintech
5 35 (2.67%) User Experience
6 29 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (0.84%) Client/Server
8 10 (0.76%) Life Science
9 8 (0.61%) Clustering
10 5 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.38%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.31%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.23%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.23%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.15%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.15%) PKI
13 2 (0.15%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.15%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.076%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.076%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 235 (17.95%) Linux
2 90 (6.88%) Unix
3 89 (6.80%) Windows
4 24 (1.83%) Android
5 21 (1.60%) AIX
6 17 (1.30%) Mac OS
7 15 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.84%) Ubuntu
9 10 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.69%) Debian
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.076%) HPUX
12 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.076%) Solaris
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (24.90%) TDD
3 255 (19.48%) Software Engineering
4 234 (17.88%) Scrum
5 219 (16.73%) OO
6 164 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
7 156 (11.92%) Microservices
8 147 (11.23%) MVC
9 121 (9.24%) Unit Testing
10 116 (8.86%) SDLC
11 114 (8.71%) Mentoring
12 83 (6.34%) OOD
13 78 (5.96%) Test Automation
14 71 (5.42%) BDD
15 54 (4.13%) OOP
16 52 (3.97%) SOA
17 49 (3.74%) DevOps
17 49 (3.74%) Web Development
18 48 (3.67%) Open Source
19 47 (3.59%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 1,309 (100.00%) Java
2 472 (36.06%) JavaScript
3 468 (35.75%) SQL
4 88 (6.72%) Python
5 73 (5.58%) C#
5 73 (5.58%) C++
6 63 (4.81%) Scala
7 59 (4.51%) PHP
8 34 (2.60%) PL/SQL
9 25 (1.91%) C
9 25 (1.91%) R
9 25 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 21 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 19 (1.45%) Perl
12 12 (0.92%) ActionScript
13 11 (0.84%) Ruby
14 10 (0.76%) Groovy
15 8 (0.61%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.53%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 301 (22.99%) Degree
2 126 (9.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.29%) Oracle Certification
5 21 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.22%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.31%) PhD
8 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.076%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.076%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (0.84%) QA
2 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.15%) GDPR
4 1 (0.076%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.076%) GCP
4 1 (0.076%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.076%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (6.57%) Docker
2 29 (2.22%) HDFS
3 12 (0.92%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.61%) KVM
5 6 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (1.68%) Terraform
2 19 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.07%) Ansible
4 10 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
4 10 (0.76%) Puppet
5 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.15%) Kibana
6 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 190 (14.51%) Oracle
2 36 (2.75%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.37%) Sun
4 20 (1.53%) Capita
5 19 (1.45%) webMethods
6 18 (1.38%) HP
7 16 (1.22%) SAP
8 13 (0.99%) Google
9 11 (0.84%) IBM
9 11 (0.84%) Talend
10 10 (0.76%) MuleSoft
11 9 (0.69%) Jaspersoft
12 8 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.61%) Perforce
12 8 (0.61%) Sophos
12 8 (0.61%) VMware
13 6 (0.46%) Adobe
14 5 (0.38%) Sybase
15 4 (0.31%) ArcSight
15 4 (0.31%) hybris