Period
to 12 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 56 70
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 993 1,333 1,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.95% 4.67% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 4.84% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1,278 1,100
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,875
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 24,141 27,538 29,137
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.40% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19,835 22,937 24,367
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 -19 400 £60,000 +9.09% 39
Berkshire -15 231 £60,000 +4.35% 10
Hampshire -11 217 £50,000 - 20
West Sussex -6 136 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Surrey +1 123 £60,000 +14.29% 15
Oxfordshire -2 105 £60,000 +20.00% 19
East Sussex -22 88 £45,000 -14.29% 7
Buckinghamshire -16 64 £51,250 -2.38% 10
Kent +4 16 £38,750 -1.27%
Middlesex - 7 £70,000 -
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 993 (100.00%) Java
2 594 (59.82%) Spring
3 527 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
4 293 (29.51%) JavaScript
5 282 (28.40%) Microservices
6 275 (27.69%) Java 8
7 241 (24.27%) AngularJS
8 234 (23.56%) SQL
9 201 (20.24%) TDD
9 201 (20.24%) Hibernate
10 197 (19.84%) CSS
11 196 (19.74%) Software Engineering
12 191 (19.23%) HTML
13 190 (19.13%) Maven
14 186 (18.73%) RESTful
15 167 (16.82%) Git (software)
16 162 (16.31%) Jenkins
17 157 (15.81%) J2EE
18 144 (14.50%) Spring Boot
18 144 (14.50%) Greenfield Project
19 139 (14.00%) Web Services
20 127 (12.79%) Tomcat
21 124 (12.49%) Docker
22 122 (12.29%) Degree
23 121 (12.19%) Scrum
24 113 (11.38%) JUnit
25 108 (10.88%) Computer Science
26 105 (10.57%) XML
27 102 (10.27%) Finance
28 99 (9.97%) React

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
1 127 (12.79%) Tomcat
2 35 (3.52%) Confluence
3 27 (2.72%) JBoss
4 26 (2.62%) Apache Spark
5 24 (2.42%) Apache
5 24 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.91%) GlassFish
9 8 (0.81%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.81%) CMS
10 7 (0.70%) GeoServer
10 7 (0.70%) Jetty
11 5 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.20%) nginx
14 2 (0.20%) WildFly
15 1 (0.10%) Hyperledger
15 1 (0.10%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 92 (9.26%) AWS
2 66 (6.65%) SaaS
3 29 (2.92%) GCP
4 28 (2.82%) Azure
5 21 (2.11%) Amazon S3
6 16 (1.61%) Serverless
7 13 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.31%) GitHub
8 10 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (0.91%) Amazon Cognito
10 8 (0.81%) Heroku
11 5 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
12 4 (0.40%) PaaS
13 3 (0.30%) Apigee
14 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
15 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.10%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.32%) HTTP
2 6 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.40%) Internet
4 3 (0.30%) 5G
4 3 (0.30%) AMQP
5 1 (0.10%) SAN
5 1 (0.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (9.77%) MySQL
2 75 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 74 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
4 62 (6.24%) Big Data
5 52 (5.24%) NoSQL
6 39 (3.93%) Relational Database
7 33 (3.32%) MongoDB
8 32 (3.22%) Hadoop
9 26 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (1.61%) DB2
11 15 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.21%) Redis
13 11 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.70%) GIS
15 7 (0.70%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.40%) JasperReports
17 3 (0.30%) Data Mining
17 3 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 190 (19.13%) Maven
2 167 (16.82%) Git (software)
3 162 (16.31%) Jenkins
4 113 (11.38%) JUnit
5 94 (9.47%) JIRA
6 67 (6.75%) Eclipse
7 58 (5.84%) Selenium
8 41 (4.13%) Subversion
9 38 (3.83%) Cucumber
10 37 (3.73%) Gradle
11 31 (3.12%) Bitbucket
12 25 (2.52%) JMeter
12 25 (2.52%) NetBeans
13 23 (2.32%) Mockito
14 20 (2.01%) IntelliJ
15 13 (1.31%) SonarQube
16 12 (1.21%) Ant
17 10 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
18 9 (0.91%) Arquillian
19 6 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 102 (10.27%) Finance
2 35 (3.52%) Retail
3 32 (3.22%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.52%) Banking
5 20 (2.01%) Automotive
6 19 (1.91%) Back Office
7 14 (1.41%) Games
7 14 (1.41%) Marketing
8 7 (0.70%) Public Sector
9 4 (0.40%) Advertising
9 4 (0.40%) Housing Association
9 4 (0.40%) Local Government
10 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.20%) Electronics
11 2 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.10%) Law
12 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 594 (59.82%) Spring
2 241 (24.27%) AngularJS
3 201 (20.24%) Hibernate
4 197 (19.84%) CSS
5 191 (19.23%) HTML
6 186 (18.73%) RESTful
7 157 (15.81%) J2EE
8 144 (14.50%) Spring Boot
9 139 (14.00%) Web Services
10 105 (10.57%) XML
11 99 (9.97%) React
12 82 (8.26%) REST
13 79 (7.96%) Struts
14 75 (7.55%) jQuery
15 73 (7.35%) JSON
16 69 (6.95%) SOAP
17 55 (5.54%) JSP
18 54 (5.44%) Java EE
19 50 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 45 (4.53%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 144 (14.50%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (2.92%) User Experience
3 28 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 21 (2.11%) Video on Demand
7 17 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.61%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.31%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (1.21%) Social Media
11 11 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.81%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.60%) iPad
15 5 (0.50%) Clustering
16 4 (0.40%) Data Structures
17 3 (0.30%) Cloud Native
17 3 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
17 3 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.26%) Linux
2 52 (5.24%) Android
3 33 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 27 (2.72%) Windows
5 20 (2.01%) Unix
6 8 (0.81%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.50%) CentOS
9 4 (0.40%) Debian
10 2 (0.20%) Solaris
11 1 (0.10%) VMS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (28.40%) Microservices
3 201 (20.24%) TDD
4 196 (19.74%) Software Engineering
5 121 (12.19%) Scrum
6 108 (10.88%) Computer Science
7 98 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
8 92 (9.26%) OO
9 84 (8.46%) DevOps
10 83 (8.36%) BDD
11 81 (8.16%) Web Development
12 67 (6.75%) Fintech
13 65 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
14 54 (5.44%) Mentoring
14 54 (5.44%) Unit Testing
15 52 (5.24%) MVC
15 52 (5.24%) SDLC
16 45 (4.53%) Machine Learning
17 42 (4.23%) Analytics
17 42 (4.23%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 993 (100.00%) Java
2 293 (29.51%) JavaScript
3 275 (27.69%) Java 8
4 234 (23.56%) SQL
5 64 (6.45%) Python
6 32 (3.22%) C#
7 27 (2.72%) Kotlin
8 26 (2.62%) PHP
9 18 (1.81%) Ruby
9 18 (1.81%) Scala
10 16 (1.61%) C++
11 15 (1.51%) C
12 13 (1.31%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.11%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.11%) XPath
14 9 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 7 (0.70%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.60%) Java 9
17 4 (0.40%) Groovy
18 3 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 122 (12.29%) Degree
2 61 (6.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.91%) ISEB
5 9 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.40%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.30%) SAFe Agilist
8 2 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.42%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) GDPR
2 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 124 (12.49%) Docker
2 15 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.10%) HDFS
4 1 (0.10%) vCloud
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (5.04%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.21%) Ansible
3 10 (1.01%) Puppet
4 8 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.50%) Salt
6 4 (0.40%) Terraform
7 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.10%) Mesos
Vendors
1 69 (6.95%) Oracle
2 49 (4.93%) Splunk
3 34 (3.42%) Microsoft
4 28 (2.82%) Google
5 19 (1.91%) Atlassian
6 18 (1.81%) IBM
7 9 (0.91%) SAP
8 8 (0.81%) MuleSoft
9 5 (0.50%) hybris
9 5 (0.50%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.30%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.30%) Twitter
11 3 (0.30%) webMethods
12 2 (0.20%) Sun
12 2 (0.20%) Talend
12 2 (0.20%) Thunderhead
12 2 (0.20%) VMware
13 1 (0.10%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.10%) Red Hat