Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 61 62 60
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,227 1,394 1,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.61% 4.56% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 4.71% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 1,308 1,214
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £31,225 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,100 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 25,622 29,624 28,943
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.98% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 20,941 24,657 24,275
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -20 430 £60,000 +9.09% 76
Berkshire -1 306 £62,500 +8.70% 35
Hampshire +12 262 £47,500 -9.52% 38
West Sussex +21 202 £45,000 -14.29% 16
Surrey +10 195 £60,000 +20.00% 28
East Sussex +8 130 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Oxfordshire -17 72 £60,000 +9.09% 23
Buckinghamshire -47 52 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Kent +6 12 £34,500 -29.23% 4
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 1,227 (100.00%) Java
2 763 (62.18%) Spring
3 663 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
4 338 (27.55%) Java 8
5 335 (27.30%) JavaScript
6 303 (24.69%) Microservices
7 295 (24.04%) SQL
8 280 (22.82%) Maven
9 277 (22.58%) Hibernate
10 255 (20.78%) TDD
11 251 (20.46%) AngularJS
11 251 (20.46%) RESTful
12 244 (19.89%) Git (software)
13 230 (18.74%) Software Engineering
14 226 (18.42%) Jenkins
15 210 (17.11%) Spring Boot
16 207 (16.87%) HTML
17 200 (16.30%) CSS
17 200 (16.30%) Linux
18 197 (16.06%) Web Services
19 184 (15.00%) J2EE
20 183 (14.91%) Greenfield Project
21 174 (14.18%) Degree
22 172 (14.02%) OO
23 164 (13.37%) JUnit
24 152 (12.39%) Docker
25 148 (12.06%) Scrum
26 147 (11.98%) React
27 142 (11.57%) REST
27 142 (11.57%) Tomcat

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
1 142 (11.57%) Tomcat
2 61 (4.97%) Confluence
3 43 (3.50%) Apache
4 39 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
5 29 (2.36%) JBoss
6 19 (1.55%) GeoServer
7 12 (0.98%) Apache Solr
8 11 (0.90%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.49%) CMS
12 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.33%) Jetty
13 4 (0.33%) nginx
14 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.16%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.081%) Liferay
16 1 (0.081%) Mule
16 1 (0.081%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.081%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.33%) Ripple
2 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 127 (10.35%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (8.48%) SaaS
3 33 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (1.55%) Serverless
6 17 (1.39%) Heroku
7 10 (0.81%) GitHub
8 9 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.41%) Apigee
11 4 (0.33%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.33%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.16%) npm
12 2 (0.16%) PaaS
13 1 (0.081%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.081%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.75%) HTTP
2 8 (0.65%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.41%) Network Security
4 4 (0.33%) AMQP
4 4 (0.33%) FTP
5 3 (0.24%) 5G
6 1 (0.081%) Internet
6 1 (0.081%) Skype
6 1 (0.081%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (10.51%) PostgreSQL
2 126 (10.27%) MySQL
3 99 (8.07%) NoSQL
4 83 (6.76%) SQL Server
5 66 (5.38%) MongoDB
6 62 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 59 (4.81%) Big Data
8 31 (2.53%) Redis
9 27 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
9 27 (2.20%) Hadoop
10 25 (2.04%) Neo4j
11 22 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.55%) GIS
13 9 (0.73%) Couchbase
14 8 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
14 8 (0.65%) VoltDB
15 7 (0.57%) Blockchain
15 7 (0.57%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 280 (22.82%) Maven
2 244 (19.89%) Git (software)
3 226 (18.42%) Jenkins
4 164 (13.37%) JUnit
5 123 (10.02%) JIRA
6 85 (6.93%) Eclipse
7 67 (5.46%) Mockito
8 61 (4.97%) JMeter
8 61 (4.97%) Selenium
9 43 (3.50%) IntelliJ
10 40 (3.26%) Gradle
11 32 (2.61%) Bitbucket
12 31 (2.53%) Subversion
13 27 (2.20%) Grunt
13 27 (2.20%) gulp
14 23 (1.87%) PostCSS
15 20 (1.63%) Karma Test Runner
15 20 (1.63%) NetBeans
16 19 (1.55%) Jasmine
16 19 (1.55%) Mocha
General
1 112 (9.13%) Finance
2 56 (4.56%) Retail
3 45 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 24 (1.96%) Marketing
5 14 (1.14%) Electronics
5 14 (1.14%) Games
5 14 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.65%) Banking
7 6 (0.49%) Local Government
7 6 (0.49%) Publishing
8 5 (0.41%) Advertising
8 5 (0.41%) Automotive
9 3 (0.24%) Law
10 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.081%) Military
11 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 763 (62.18%) Spring
2 277 (22.58%) Hibernate
3 251 (20.46%) AngularJS
3 251 (20.46%) RESTful
4 210 (17.11%) Spring Boot
5 207 (16.87%) HTML
6 200 (16.30%) CSS
7 197 (16.06%) Web Services
8 184 (15.00%) J2EE
9 147 (11.98%) React
10 142 (11.57%) REST
11 139 (11.33%) XML
12 114 (9.29%) JSON
13 83 (6.76%) SOAP
14 77 (6.28%) Java EE
15 74 (6.03%) jQuery
15 74 (6.03%) Struts
16 66 (5.38%) Node.js
17 63 (5.13%) HTML5
18 56 (4.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 183 (14.91%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
3 40 (3.26%) Algorithms
4 31 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 25 (2.04%) User Experience
7 23 (1.87%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (1.06%) Smartphone
11 10 (0.81%) iPad
12 9 (0.73%) Clustering
12 9 (0.73%) PKI
12 9 (0.73%) Video on Demand
13 7 (0.57%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
14 6 (0.49%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.41%) APACS
16 3 (0.24%) Chip and PIN
16 3 (0.24%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 200 (16.30%) Linux
2 43 (3.50%) Android
3 31 (2.53%) Windows
4 19 (1.55%) Unix
5 14 (1.14%) Ubuntu
6 12 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.081%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.081%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (54.03%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (24.69%) Microservices
3 255 (20.78%) TDD
4 230 (18.74%) Software Engineering
5 172 (14.02%) OO
6 148 (12.06%) Scrum
7 121 (9.86%) DevOps
8 111 (9.05%) BDD
9 102 (8.31%) Computer Science
10 96 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (6.93%) Open Source
11 85 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (6.36%) Fintech
12 78 (6.36%) Multithreading
13 76 (6.19%) Mentoring
14 75 (6.11%) Web Development
15 67 (5.46%) Test Automation
16 65 (5.30%) MVC
17 61 (4.97%) Machine Learning
18 60 (4.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,227 (100.00%) Java
2 338 (27.55%) Java 8
3 335 (27.30%) JavaScript
4 295 (24.04%) SQL
5 97 (7.91%) Python
6 58 (4.73%) C#
7 49 (3.99%) C++
8 40 (3.26%) Scala
9 39 (3.18%) Ruby
10 33 (2.69%) Kotlin
11 30 (2.44%) Go
12 23 (1.87%) PHP
13 22 (1.79%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.06%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.98%) C
16 11 (0.90%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.73%) XPath
18 4 (0.33%) VB
19 3 (0.24%) Groovy
19 3 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 174 (14.18%) Degree
2 72 (5.87%) Security Cleared
3 71 (5.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 47 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.87%) DV Cleared
6 16 (1.30%) ISEB
6 16 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.16%) HND
10 1 (0.081%) HNC
10 1 (0.081%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.07%) QA
2 18 (1.47%) WAI
3 5 (0.41%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.081%) GDPR
System Software
1 152 (12.39%) Docker
2 6 (0.49%) VirtualBox
2 6 (0.49%) vSphere
3 5 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.33%) KVM
4 4 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.081%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 48 (3.91%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.30%) Ansible
3 15 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.90%) Puppet
5 8 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.41%) Terraform
7 4 (0.33%) Consul
7 4 (0.33%) Packer
8 2 (0.16%) Salt
9 1 (0.081%) Mesos
9 1 (0.081%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 69 (5.62%) Oracle
2 49 (3.99%) Google
3 48 (3.91%) Splunk
4 41 (3.34%) Microsoft
5 30 (2.44%) Atlassian
6 19 (1.55%) SAP
7 13 (1.06%) IBM
8 9 (0.73%) MuleSoft
9 7 (0.57%) VMware
10 6 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.49%) Samsung
11 4 (0.33%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.24%) Cadence
13 2 (0.16%) NVIDIA
13 2 (0.16%) webMethods
14 1 (0.081%) Facebook
14 1 (0.081%) Perforce
14 1 (0.081%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.081%) Xamarin
14 1 (0.081%) YouTube