Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 69 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,326 1,279 1,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.68% 4.21% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 4.35% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,270 1,108 1,254
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 27,326 29,410 34,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.38% 96.70% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22,713 24,560 28,643
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -4 538 £55,000 +4.76% 85
Berkshire +2 297 £57,500 - 41
Hampshire +55 255 £50,000 +25.00% 24
West Sussex +46 195 £47,500 -9.52% 21
East Sussex +28 172 £52,500 +16.67% 16
Surrey -24 158 £52,500 - 45
Oxfordshire -12 152 £50,000 -4.76% 27
Buckinghamshire -22 89 £52,500 +10.53% 17
Kent +6 10 £39,250 -19.49% 8
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 1,326 (100.00%) Java
2 734 (55.35%) Spring
3 715 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
4 505 (38.08%) JavaScript
5 332 (25.04%) SQL
6 331 (24.96%) Java 8
7 328 (24.74%) HTML
8 326 (24.59%) Software Engineering
9 305 (23.00%) TDD
9 305 (23.00%) Hibernate
10 287 (21.64%) Microservices
11 286 (21.57%) CSS
12 266 (20.06%) J2EE
13 248 (18.70%) Degree
14 243 (18.33%) AngularJS
15 236 (17.80%) Linux
16 208 (15.69%) Scrum
17 206 (15.54%) Web Services
18 193 (14.56%) Maven
19 185 (13.95%) Computer Science
19 185 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
20 172 (12.97%) RESTful
21 162 (12.22%) Git (software)
22 160 (12.07%) Spring Boot
23 159 (11.99%) Finance
24 150 (11.31%) OO
25 149 (11.24%) MySQL
25 149 (11.24%) Jenkins
26 141 (10.63%) NoSQL
26 141 (10.63%) Greenfield Project

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 (8.52%) Tomcat
2 56 (4.22%) Apache
3 47 (3.54%) JBoss
4 31 (2.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 29 (2.19%) Confluence
6 27 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (1.51%) Apache Spark
8 19 (1.43%) Apache Solr
8 19 (1.43%) OpenStack
8 19 (1.43%) WildFly
9 12 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
10 7 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.38%) CMS
11 5 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.23%) Commerce Server
12 3 (0.23%) nginx
12 3 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.38%) Changepoint
2 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.075%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.075%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.075%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 185 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.81%) GitHub
4 18 (1.36%) SaaS
5 16 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.83%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (0.53%) Heroku
7 7 (0.53%) PaaS
8 5 (0.38%) Serverless
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 4 (0.30%) Apigee
9 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.23%) IaaS
10 3 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) Google Play
12 1 (0.075%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.11%) HTTP
2 21 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.28%) Internet
4 6 (0.45%) AMQP
5 3 (0.23%) DNS
5 3 (0.23%) Skype
6 1 (0.075%) SMS
6 1 (0.075%) SMTP
6 1 (0.075%) SSL
6 1 (0.075%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (11.24%) MySQL
2 141 (10.63%) NoSQL
3 123 (9.28%) Relational Database
4 90 (6.79%) MongoDB
5 87 (6.56%) SQL Server
6 79 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
7 75 (5.66%) Big Data
8 66 (4.98%) RDBMS
9 38 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 29 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 29 (2.19%) Hadoop
11 28 (2.11%) Oracle Database
12 13 (0.98%) Amazon Aurora
13 12 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.75%) HBase
15 9 (0.68%) Redis
16 8 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.53%) CouchDB
18 6 (0.45%) Parquet
19 5 (0.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 193 (14.56%) Maven
2 162 (12.22%) Git (software)
3 149 (11.24%) Jenkins
4 122 (9.20%) JUnit
5 119 (8.97%) Eclipse
6 74 (5.58%) JIRA
7 63 (4.75%) Gradle
8 58 (4.37%) Subversion
9 48 (3.62%) IntelliJ
10 39 (2.94%) Mockito
11 26 (1.96%) Cucumber
12 24 (1.81%) NetBeans
12 24 (1.81%) Selenium
13 20 (1.51%) Vagrant
14 17 (1.28%) Apache Ivy
14 17 (1.28%) SoapUI
15 15 (1.13%) Ant
16 13 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
17 12 (0.90%) CruiseControl
17 12 (0.90%) JMeter
General
1 159 (11.99%) Finance
2 49 (3.70%) Retail
3 31 (2.34%) Banking
3 31 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 21 (1.58%) Marketing
5 18 (1.36%) Advertising
6 15 (1.13%) Electronics
7 14 (1.06%) Games
7 14 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.06%) Publishing
8 10 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 10 (0.75%) Law
9 8 (0.60%) Automotive
10 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.15%) Military
12 1 (0.075%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 734 (55.35%) Spring
2 328 (24.74%) HTML
3 305 (23.00%) Hibernate
4 286 (21.57%) CSS
5 266 (20.06%) J2EE
6 243 (18.33%) AngularJS
7 206 (15.54%) Web Services
8 172 (12.97%) RESTful
9 160 (12.07%) Spring Boot
10 137 (10.33%) REST
11 115 (8.67%) React
12 112 (8.45%) XML
13 93 (7.01%) HTML5
14 85 (6.41%) JSP
15 79 (5.96%) jQuery
16 76 (5.73%) Java EE
17 69 (5.20%) JMS
18 68 (5.13%) JSON
19 57 (4.30%) Servlets
20 53 (4.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 185 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 141 (10.63%) Greenfield Project
3 105 (7.92%) Fintech
4 76 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (2.49%) Algorithms
7 27 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.06%) Robotics
10 13 (0.98%) User Experience
11 8 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (0.60%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.53%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.53%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.53%) Internet of Things
13 6 (0.45%) NHS
14 5 (0.38%) e-Learning
14 5 (0.38%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.38%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.30%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 236 (17.80%) Linux
2 77 (5.81%) Unix
3 57 (4.30%) Android
4 35 (2.64%) Windows
5 25 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.45%) AIX
7 4 (0.30%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.15%) CentOS
8 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.075%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.075%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.075%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 715 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
2 326 (24.59%) Software Engineering
3 305 (23.00%) TDD
4 287 (21.64%) Microservices
5 208 (15.69%) Scrum
6 150 (11.31%) OO
7 114 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (8.60%) MVC
8 107 (8.07%) Web Development
9 100 (7.54%) Problem-Solving
10 99 (7.47%) BDD
11 93 (7.01%) SOA
12 90 (6.79%) Multithreading
13 88 (6.64%) Mentoring
14 80 (6.03%) SDLC
15 72 (5.43%) Customer Requirements
15 72 (5.43%) Unit Testing
16 66 (4.98%) Open Source
17 60 (4.52%) Mathematics
18 56 (4.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,326 (100.00%) Java
2 505 (38.08%) JavaScript
3 332 (25.04%) SQL
4 331 (24.96%) Java 8
5 139 (10.48%) Python
6 54 (4.07%) C++
6 54 (4.07%) Scala
7 41 (3.09%) C#
8 30 (2.26%) Groovy
9 24 (1.81%) TypeScript
10 23 (1.73%) C
11 19 (1.43%) PHP
12 16 (1.21%) Go
13 12 (0.90%) Kotlin
13 12 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 9 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.60%) Java 9
17 7 (0.53%) Cython
18 6 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 248 (18.70%) Degree
2 115 (8.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.26%) Numerate Degree
5 23 (1.73%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.98%) PhD
7 6 (0.45%) ISEB
7 6 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.30%) MPhil
9 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.075%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.075%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.71%) QA
2 10 (0.75%) DICOM
3 7 (0.53%) GDPR
4 4 (0.30%) PSD2
5 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.075%) WAI
System Software
1 108 (8.14%) Docker
2 13 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (0.53%) HDFS
5 6 (0.45%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.075%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 55 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 35 (2.64%) Ansible
3 18 (1.36%) Terraform
4 15 (1.13%) Kibana
4 15 (1.13%) Puppet
5 10 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.23%) logstash
9 2 (0.15%) Marathon
9 2 (0.15%) Mesos
10 1 (0.075%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.075%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 139 (10.48%) Oracle
2 23 (1.73%) Google
3 16 (1.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (1.21%) VMware
4 15 (1.13%) SAP
5 14 (1.06%) Sun
5 14 (1.06%) Xamarin
6 11 (0.83%) Apple
7 9 (0.68%) Splunk
8 6 (0.45%) webMethods
9 5 (0.38%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.38%) Cadence
9 5 (0.38%) Unisys
10 4 (0.30%) Ab Initio
10 4 (0.30%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.23%) ATG
11 3 (0.23%) Birst
11 3 (0.23%) BT
11 3 (0.23%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.23%) Sybase