Java Developer Jobs in the South East

Java Developer
England > South East

The median Java Developer salary in the South East is £70,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 28 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
28 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 252 207 208
Rank change year-on-year -45 +1 -82
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 148 216 352
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 1.53% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.70% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 121 150 288
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £83,750 £74,688 £85,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +14.29%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 16,379 12,711 19,790
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 90.19% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11,667 8,030 12,417
10th Percentile £27,750 £29,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,800 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.65% +1.33% +9.09%

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 28 May 2024.

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 28 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -1 64 £81,250 +16.07% 3
Berkshire +17 58 £81,250 +16.07% 1
Surrey -44 37 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Hampshire -36 36 £70,000 +5.66% 7
Buckinghamshire -31 4 £81,250 +10.17% 1
West Sussex - 4 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire -6 2 £92,500 +53.53% 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2024, Java Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 99 (66.89%) AWS
3 87 (58.78%) Agile
4 86 (58.11%) Spring
5 75 (50.68%) Docker
6 74 (50.00%) Microservices
7 71 (47.97%) JavaScript
8 69 (46.62%) Kubernetes
9 66 (44.59%) DevOps
9 66 (44.59%) TDD
10 63 (42.57%) Git
11 61 (41.22%) Spring Boot
12 53 (35.81%) PostgreSQL
13 52 (35.14%) REST
13 52 (35.14%) Serverless
14 51 (34.46%) Jenkins
15 47 (31.76%) AngularJS
15 47 (31.76%) Amazon ECS
15 47 (31.76%) CI/CD
15 47 (31.76%) Azure
16 45 (30.41%) Web Services
17 44 (29.73%) Scrum
17 44 (29.73%) BDD
18 43 (29.05%) Amazon EKS
19 42 (28.38%) Kanban
20 41 (27.70%) NoSQL
20 41 (27.70%) Node.js
20 41 (27.70%) Ansible
21 38 (25.68%) Apache Camel
21 38 (25.68%) Distributed Systems

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (22.30%) OpenStack
2 11 (7.43%) JBoss
3 9 (6.08%) Red Hat Fuse
4 6 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.38%) Confluence
6 2 (1.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 99 (66.89%) AWS
2 52 (35.14%) Serverless
3 47 (31.76%) Amazon ECS
3 47 (31.76%) Azure
4 43 (29.05%) Amazon EKS
5 14 (9.46%) GitHub
5 14 (9.46%) SaaS
6 10 (6.76%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (3.38%) Amazon S3
8 5 (3.38%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (1.35%) AWS IoT
9 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.68%) GCP
10 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (35.81%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (27.70%) NoSQL
3 35 (23.65%) Relational Database
4 14 (9.46%) MySQL
5 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.70%) DynamoDB
6 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.35%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.35%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 63 (42.57%) Git
2 51 (34.46%) Jenkins
3 29 (19.59%) JUnit
4 10 (6.76%) JIRA
5 9 (6.08%) Maven
6 8 (5.41%) GitLab
7 6 (4.05%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.05%) JMeter
8 5 (3.38%) Selenium
9 4 (2.70%) Mockito
10 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.35%) Gradle
10 2 (1.35%) IntelliJ
General
1 37 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 26 (17.57%) Public Sector
3 18 (12.16%) Finance
4 6 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.38%) Electronics
5 5 (3.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.38%) Marketing
5 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.03%) Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (2.03%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (58.11%) Spring
2 61 (41.22%) Spring Boot
3 52 (35.14%) REST
4 47 (31.76%) AngularJS
5 45 (30.41%) Web Services
6 41 (27.70%) Node.js
7 38 (25.68%) Apache Camel
8 33 (22.30%) Elastic Stack
9 25 (16.89%) JSON
9 25 (16.89%) XML
10 21 (14.19%) Hibernate
11 19 (12.84%) React
12 17 (11.49%) HTML
13 16 (10.81%) Kafka
14 14 (9.46%) SOAP
15 13 (8.78%) CSS
16 8 (5.41%) jQuery
17 7 (4.73%) Java EE
17 7 (4.73%) RESTful
18 6 (4.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.68%) Distributed Systems
2 18 (12.16%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (9.46%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.70%) Legacy Systems
4 4 (2.70%) NHS
5 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.35%) IoT
5 2 (1.35%) PropTech
5 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (58.78%) Agile
2 74 (50.00%) Microservices
3 66 (44.59%) DevOps
3 66 (44.59%) TDD
4 47 (31.76%) CI/CD
5 44 (29.73%) BDD
5 44 (29.73%) Scrum
6 42 (28.38%) Kanban
7 35 (23.65%) Full Stack Development
7 35 (23.65%) SDLC
8 32 (21.62%) Mentoring
8 32 (21.62%) Software Engineering
9 24 (16.22%) BPEL
10 23 (15.54%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (10.14%) Computer Science
11 15 (10.14%) Process Management
11 15 (10.14%) Workflow
12 14 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (9.46%) Integration Testing
12 14 (9.46%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) Java
2 71 (47.97%) JavaScript
3 38 (25.68%) SQL
4 36 (24.32%) Python
5 12 (8.11%) TypeScript
6 10 (6.76%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.41%) Go
7 8 (5.41%) Kotlin
8 4 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 36 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 33 (22.30%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.46%) AWS Certification
4 10 (6.76%) Azure Certification
4 10 (6.76%) Degree
5 5 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.70%) AWS Certified Developer
6 4 (2.70%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 2 (1.35%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) QA
System Software
1 75 (50.68%) Docker
2 26 (17.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 69 (46.62%) Kubernetes
2 41 (27.70%) Ansible
3 26 (17.57%) Terraform
4 6 (4.05%) Kibana
5 2 (1.35%) Grafana
Vendors
1 33 (22.30%) WSO2
2 10 (6.76%) Google
3 9 (6.08%) Oracle
4 6 (4.05%) Splunk
5 5 (3.38%) SAP
6 4 (2.70%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.35%) Red Hat