Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 74 76
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,426 1,303 1,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.35% 4.23% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.55% 4.37% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,353 1,159 1,114
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 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £68,525
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 25,680 29,797 30,788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.70% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21,212 24,873 25,553
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -10 524 £55,000 +4.76% 82
Hampshire +63 297 £50,000 +17.65% 34
Berkshire -1 295 £60,000 +9.09% 44
West Sussex +59 247 £47,500 -13.64% 17
East Sussex +45 196 £57,500 +27.78% 16
Surrey -22 155 £55,000 +10.00% 49
Oxfordshire -1 141 £50,000 -9.09% 29
Buckinghamshire -25 88 £55,000 +15.79% 9
Kent +15 4 £26,250 -44.74% 4
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 1,426 (100.00%) Java
2 740 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
3 736 (51.61%) Spring
4 480 (33.66%) JavaScript
5 393 (27.56%) Software Engineering
6 364 (25.53%) Microservices
7 349 (24.47%) Java 8
8 333 (23.35%) TDD
9 318 (22.30%) SQL
10 297 (20.83%) Hibernate
11 274 (19.21%) HTML
12 268 (18.79%) CSS
13 241 (16.90%) Degree
14 232 (16.27%) J2EE
15 230 (16.13%) AngularJS
16 221 (15.50%) Linux
17 202 (14.17%) Maven
18 195 (13.67%) Web Services
18 195 (13.67%) Finance
19 186 (13.04%) RESTful
20 181 (12.69%) Git (software)
20 181 (12.69%) Scrum
21 179 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
22 173 (12.13%) Computer Science
23 171 (11.99%) Spring Boot
24 165 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
25 151 (10.59%) Jenkins
26 148 (10.38%) REST
27 146 (10.24%) Docker
28 144 (10.10%) Customer Requirements

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
1 111 (7.78%) Tomcat
2 47 (3.30%) Apache
3 42 (2.95%) Confluence
4 38 (2.66%) JBoss
5 28 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 18 (1.26%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.12%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.05%) Apache Solr
10 11 (0.77%) WildFly
11 7 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.42%) Apache ServiceMix
12 6 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.35%) CMS
13 5 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.21%) GeoServer
16 2 (0.14%) Commerce Server
16 2 (0.14%) GemFire
16 2 (0.14%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.35%) Changepoint
2 4 (0.28%) Ripple
3 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.070%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 179 (12.55%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.61%) GitHub
4 16 (1.12%) SaaS
5 14 (0.98%) OpenShift
6 7 (0.49%) Serverless
7 6 (0.42%) Apigee
7 6 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.35%) Heroku
9 4 (0.28%) PaaS
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.14%) Google Play
11 2 (0.14%) IaaS
12 1 (0.070%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.070%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.66%) HTTP
2 18 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.77%) Internet
4 4 (0.28%) Network Security
5 1 (0.070%) AMQP
5 1 (0.070%) Skype
5 1 (0.070%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (10.03%) Relational Database
2 132 (9.26%) NoSQL
3 120 (8.42%) MySQL
4 85 (5.96%) SQL Server
5 84 (5.89%) MongoDB
6 83 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
7 82 (5.75%) Big Data
7 82 (5.75%) RDBMS
8 34 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 31 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (1.54%) Oracle Database
11 21 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (1.40%) Redis
13 15 (1.05%) DB2
14 11 (0.77%) HBase
15 10 (0.70%) Amazon Aurora
15 10 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.56%) CouchDB
17 7 (0.49%) Couchbase
17 7 (0.49%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 202 (14.17%) Maven
2 181 (12.69%) Git (software)
3 151 (10.59%) Jenkins
4 140 (9.82%) JUnit
5 98 (6.87%) Eclipse
6 67 (4.70%) JIRA
7 64 (4.49%) Gradle
8 49 (3.44%) IntelliJ
9 41 (2.88%) Mockito
10 39 (2.73%) Selenium
11 30 (2.10%) Subversion
12 26 (1.82%) NetBeans
13 24 (1.68%) Vagrant
14 23 (1.61%) Cucumber
15 21 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
16 16 (1.12%) JMeter
17 14 (0.98%) SoapUI
18 13 (0.91%) Ant
18 13 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
19 10 (0.70%) Arquillian
General
1 195 (13.67%) Finance
2 57 (4.00%) Retail
3 39 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.03%) Banking
5 16 (1.12%) Marketing
6 14 (0.98%) Investment Banking
7 13 (0.91%) Advertising
8 12 (0.84%) Electronics
9 11 (0.77%) Games
9 11 (0.77%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.70%) Publishing
11 6 (0.42%) Law
12 5 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.21%) Automotive
14 1 (0.070%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.070%) Legal
14 1 (0.070%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 736 (51.61%) Spring
2 297 (20.83%) Hibernate
3 274 (19.21%) HTML
4 268 (18.79%) CSS
5 232 (16.27%) J2EE
6 230 (16.13%) AngularJS
7 195 (13.67%) Web Services
8 186 (13.04%) RESTful
9 171 (11.99%) Spring Boot
10 148 (10.38%) REST
11 120 (8.42%) React
12 98 (6.87%) XML
13 91 (6.38%) JSP
14 81 (5.68%) JSON
15 80 (5.61%) HTML5
16 70 (4.91%) jQuery
17 62 (4.35%) Spring MVC
18 56 (3.93%) Java EE
18 56 (3.93%) Kafka
19 54 (3.79%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 165 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
2 129 (9.05%) Fintech
3 66 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
4 47 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (2.17%) Algorithms
6 24 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (1.40%) Mobile App
8 9 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 9 (0.63%) User Experience
9 8 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (0.56%) NHS
10 7 (0.49%) Clustering
10 7 (0.49%) PKI
10 7 (0.49%) Robotics
11 6 (0.42%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.35%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.35%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.28%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.28%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.21%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 221 (15.50%) Linux
2 98 (6.87%) Unix
3 59 (4.14%) Android
4 24 (1.68%) Windows
5 17 (1.19%) DC/OS
5 17 (1.19%) Mesosphere
6 15 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.35%) AIX
7 5 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.14%) CentOS
9 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.14%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (27.56%) Software Engineering
3 364 (25.53%) Microservices
4 333 (23.35%) TDD
5 181 (12.69%) Scrum
6 173 (12.13%) Computer Science
7 144 (10.10%) Customer Requirements
8 134 (9.40%) OO
9 111 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
10 109 (7.64%) Mentoring
11 105 (7.36%) Web Development
12 102 (7.15%) MVC
13 95 (6.66%) Problem-Solving
14 94 (6.59%) Multithreading
15 90 (6.31%) DevOps
16 87 (6.10%) BDD
17 75 (5.26%) SDLC
17 75 (5.26%) SOA
18 66 (4.63%) Unit Testing
19 58 (4.07%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,426 (100.00%) Java
2 480 (33.66%) JavaScript
3 349 (24.47%) Java 8
4 318 (22.30%) SQL
5 118 (8.27%) Python
6 59 (4.14%) Scala
7 41 (2.88%) C++
8 32 (2.24%) C#
9 24 (1.68%) TypeScript
10 23 (1.61%) Groovy
11 22 (1.54%) C
12 18 (1.26%) Go
13 17 (1.19%) Kotlin
13 17 (1.19%) PHP
14 12 (0.84%) PL/SQL
14 12 (0.84%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.77%) Ruby
16 8 (0.56%) Cython
17 6 (0.42%) Perl
18 4 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 241 (16.90%) Degree
2 104 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
5 24 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.56%) PhD
7 4 (0.28%) ISEB
7 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.070%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.070%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.52%) QA
2 6 (0.42%) DICOM
3 4 (0.28%) PSD2
4 3 (0.21%) GDPR
5 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.070%) WAI
System Software
1 146 (10.24%) Docker
2 15 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.91%) VirtualBox
4 9 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.56%) vSphere
6 7 (0.49%) HDFS
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 61 (4.28%) Kubernetes
2 29 (2.03%) Ansible
3 13 (0.91%) Kibana
3 13 (0.91%) Puppet
4 8 (0.56%) Marathon
4 8 (0.56%) Mesos
5 7 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
6 6 (0.42%) Terraform
7 5 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.21%) Salt
9 1 (0.070%) logstash
Vendors
1 134 (9.40%) Oracle
2 26 (1.82%) Splunk
3 19 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 16 (1.12%) VMware
5 15 (1.05%) Google
5 15 (1.05%) webMethods
6 12 (0.84%) Sun
7 11 (0.77%) Apple
7 11 (0.77%) SAP
8 9 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.56%) Samsung
10 5 (0.35%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.28%) BT
11 4 (0.28%) Cadence
11 4 (0.28%) Unisys
12 3 (0.21%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.14%) Ab Initio
13 2 (0.14%) ATG
13 2 (0.14%) Hortonworks
13 2 (0.14%) Sybase