Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 72 71
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1277 1341 1703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.17% 3.87% 3.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 3.99% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1240 1648
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £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 29564 33620 41518
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.97% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 24692 28198 34628
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +21 677 £52,500 +7.14% 44
Berkshire +31 319 £57,500 +15.00% 20
Surrey -1 264 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Oxfordshire -1 211 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Buckinghamshire +16 150 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Hampshire +21 145 £40,000 -11.11% 12
East Sussex -10 86 £45,000 - 4
West Sussex -33 79 £52,500 - 4
Kent +9 22 £50,000 +25.00%
Sussex - 6 £67,500 - 2
Middlesex -5 2 £62,500 +35.14%
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 20 November 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 1277 (100.00%) Java
2 720 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
3 681 (53.33%) Spring
4 480 (37.59%) SQL
5 455 (35.63%) JavaScript
6 424 (33.20%) Web Services
7 367 (28.74%) HTML
8 337 (26.39%) Hibernate
9 320 (25.06%) TDD
10 301 (23.57%) CSS
11 257 (20.13%) Scrum
12 244 (19.11%) J2EE
13 239 (18.72%) AngularJS
14 237 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
15 227 (17.78%) RESTful
16 220 (17.23%) Linux
17 218 (17.07%) Degree
18 216 (16.91%) REST
19 213 (16.68%) Maven
20 202 (15.82%) Software Engineering
21 181 (14.17%) XML
22 176 (13.78%) Git (software)
23 173 (13.55%) OO
24 172 (13.47%) Microservices
25 170 (13.31%) Oracle
26 166 (13.00%) MySQL
27 165 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
28 158 (12.37%) Java EE
28 158 (12.37%) SDLC
29 153 (11.98%) Relational Database

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
1 115 (9.01%) Tomcat
2 94 (7.36%) JBoss
3 65 (5.09%) Apache
4 60 (4.70%) Confluence
5 54 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 42 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (2.66%) Apache Spark
8 23 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 20 (1.57%) Apache Solr
10 13 (1.02%) Liferay
11 12 (0.94%) GlassFish
12 11 (0.86%) SugarCRM
13 10 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.78%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.70%) Drupal
14 9 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.70%) WildFly
15 8 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
16 7 (0.55%) Jetty
17 6 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.078%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 165 (12.92%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (5.48%) SaaS
3 54 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 38 (2.98%) Amazon SQS
4 38 (2.98%) GitHub
5 31 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.47%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.39%) Force.com
7 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.31%) Heroku
8 4 (0.31%) PaaS
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.16%) IaaS
9 2 (0.16%) Serverless
10 1 (0.078%) Boomi
10 1 (0.078%) Firebase
10 1 (0.078%) npm
10 1 (0.078%) Office 365
10 1 (0.078%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.52%) Internet
2 37 (2.90%) AMQP
3 30 (2.35%) HTTP
4 4 (0.31%) Skype
5 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.23%) Wireless
6 2 (0.16%) FTP
7 1 (0.078%) DNS
7 1 (0.078%) Firewall
7 1 (0.078%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.078%) SMS
7 1 (0.078%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (13.00%) MySQL
2 153 (11.98%) Relational Database
3 105 (8.22%) NoSQL
4 103 (8.07%) SQL Server
5 102 (7.99%) Big Data
6 67 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
7 56 (4.39%) MongoDB
8 53 (4.15%) Hadoop
9 50 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 50 (3.92%) Oracle Database
10 47 (3.68%) RDBMS
11 34 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 31 (2.43%) HBase
13 27 (2.11%) Oracle Database 12c
14 18 (1.41%) Redis
15 16 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (1.02%) JasperReports
18 7 (0.55%) PowerCenter
18 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 213 (16.68%) Maven
2 176 (13.78%) Git (software)
3 147 (11.51%) Jenkins
4 132 (10.34%) Subversion
5 128 (10.02%) JUnit
6 107 (8.38%) JIRA
7 77 (6.03%) Eclipse
8 71 (5.56%) Selenium
9 34 (2.66%) Mockito
10 32 (2.51%) Ant
11 29 (2.27%) IntelliJ
12 22 (1.72%) Arquillian
13 19 (1.49%) Gradle
14 18 (1.41%) JMeter
15 17 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
17 9 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
17 9 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
18 8 (0.63%) Cucumber
19 7 (0.55%) Bitbucket
General
1 135 (10.57%) Finance
2 63 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 48 (3.76%) Marketing
4 47 (3.68%) Retail
5 42 (3.29%) Electronics
6 40 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.51%) Publishing
8 22 (1.72%) Banking
9 16 (1.25%) Advertising
10 15 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.94%) Law
12 11 (0.86%) Games
13 6 (0.47%) Automotive
14 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.078%) Legal
16 1 (0.078%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.078%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 681 (53.33%) Spring
2 424 (33.20%) Web Services
3 367 (28.74%) HTML
4 337 (26.39%) Hibernate
5 301 (23.57%) CSS
6 244 (19.11%) J2EE
7 239 (18.72%) AngularJS
8 227 (17.78%) RESTful
9 216 (16.91%) REST
10 181 (14.17%) XML
11 158 (12.37%) Java EE
12 134 (10.49%) SOAP
13 117 (9.16%) JSON
14 96 (7.52%) React
15 92 (7.20%) Spring Boot
16 81 (6.34%) jQuery
17 68 (5.32%) .NET
18 65 (5.09%) Ajax
19 64 (5.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 62 (4.86%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 134 (10.49%) Computer Science
2 123 (9.63%) Greenfield Project
3 78 (6.11%) Enterprise Software
4 55 (4.31%) Fintech
5 46 (3.60%) User Experience
6 30 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (1.88%) Clustering
8 15 (1.17%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.17%) Life Science
9 10 (0.78%) iPad
10 8 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.31%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.31%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.31%) Social Media
13 3 (0.23%) NHS
13 3 (0.23%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.16%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.16%) Online Games
14 2 (0.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 220 (17.23%) Linux
2 73 (5.72%) Unix
3 72 (5.64%) Windows
4 31 (2.43%) Android
5 20 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.86%) Mac OS X
6 11 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.39%) Debian
9 4 (0.31%) AIX
9 4 (0.31%) CentOS
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.078%) HPUX
12 1 (0.078%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.078%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 720 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (25.06%) TDD
3 257 (20.13%) Scrum
4 237 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
5 202 (15.82%) Software Engineering
6 173 (13.55%) OO
7 172 (13.47%) Microservices
8 158 (12.37%) SDLC
9 140 (10.96%) MVC
10 117 (9.16%) Unit Testing
11 111 (8.69%) Mentoring
12 90 (7.05%) Web Development
13 86 (6.73%) BDD
14 72 (5.64%) Kanban
14 72 (5.64%) Test Automation
15 67 (5.25%) OOD
16 61 (4.78%) DevOps
17 60 (4.70%) SOA
18 55 (4.31%) Open Source
19 54 (4.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1277 (100.00%) Java
2 480 (37.59%) SQL
3 455 (35.63%) JavaScript
4 95 (7.44%) Scala
5 84 (6.58%) Python
6 75 (5.87%) PHP
7 70 (5.48%) C++
8 62 (4.86%) C#
9 47 (3.68%) PL/SQL
10 28 (2.19%) T-SQL
11 25 (1.96%) C
12 22 (1.72%) Ruby
13 21 (1.64%) Groovy
14 20 (1.57%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.49%) R
16 14 (1.10%) Perl
17 9 (0.70%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.63%) ActionScript
18 8 (0.63%) Clojure
19 7 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 218 (17.07%) Degree
2 96 (7.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
6 8 (0.63%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.63%) PhD
7 4 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.078%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.17%) QA
2 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.078%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.078%) GCP
3 1 (0.078%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.078%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 77 (6.03%) Docker
2 26 (2.04%) HDFS
3 5 (0.39%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.31%) KVM
5 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (1.72%) Terraform
2 15 (1.17%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.10%) Ansible
4 13 (1.02%) Puppet
5 10 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.39%) Packer
7 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 170 (13.31%) Oracle
2 46 (3.60%) Microsoft
3 43 (3.37%) SAP
4 24 (1.88%) Sun
5 21 (1.64%) HP
6 20 (1.57%) Google
7 15 (1.17%) hybris
8 14 (1.10%) Jaspersoft
9 12 (0.94%) IBM
10 11 (0.86%) Capita
11 10 (0.78%) ArcSight
11 10 (0.78%) Hortonworks
11 10 (0.78%) MuleSoft
11 10 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.78%) Talend
12 7 (0.55%) Adobe
12 7 (0.55%) Informatica
12 7 (0.55%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.47%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.39%) Unisys