The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 68 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 645 795 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.30% 4.05% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 4.19% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 567 734 807
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,150 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +29 174 £52,500 - 12
Oxfordshire +18 100 £50,000 - 14
Surrey +6 93 £47,500 -9.52% 17
Buckinghamshire -4 89 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Hampshire +15 80 £47,500 - 13
West Sussex -29 40 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Sussex +2 33 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Kent +3 20 £32,500 -22.61%
Middlesex +4 14 £37,500 -28.57%
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 1270 (100.00%) Java
2 721 (56.77%) Spring
3 659 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
4 493 (38.82%) JavaScript
5 406 (31.97%) SQL
6 386 (30.39%) HTML
6 386 (30.39%) Hibernate
7 382 (30.08%) J2EE
8 338 (26.61%) CSS
9 284 (22.36%) TDD
10 281 (22.13%) Web Services
11 262 (20.63%) Linux
12 258 (20.31%) XML
13 236 (18.58%) Software Engineering
14 231 (18.19%) Degree
15 211 (16.61%) Scrum
16 196 (15.43%) REST
17 195 (15.35%) Oracle
18 187 (14.72%) AngularJS
19 182 (14.33%) Maven
20 171 (13.46%) OO
21 168 (13.23%) SOAP
22 154 (12.13%) Finance
23 150 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
24 146 (11.50%) Jenkins
25 140 (11.02%) Computer Science
26 139 (10.94%) Unit Testing
27 138 (10.87%) MySQL
28 137 (10.79%) MVC
29 134 (10.55%) Git (software)

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
1 120 (9.45%) Tomcat
2 115 (9.06%) JBoss
3 65 (5.12%) WebSphere
4 55 (4.33%) WebLogic
5 45 (3.54%) Apache
6 36 (2.83%) GlassFish
7 35 (2.76%) Confluence
8 33 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 30 (2.36%) Apache Spark
11 16 (1.26%) Apache Solr
11 16 (1.26%) Jetty
12 14 (1.10%) CMS
13 10 (0.79%) Drupal
13 10 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.71%) WildFly
15 8 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
15 8 (0.63%) nginx
16 7 (0.55%) WordPress
17 6 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 21 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (0.63%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.16%) BASE24
5 2 (0.16%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 115 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.31%) SaaS
3 37 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.42%) GitHub
5 15 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.31%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.24%) Force.com
9 3 (0.24%) Google Play
9 3 (0.24%) PaaS
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.079%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.99%) HTTP
2 27 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.26%) Internet
4 9 (0.71%) DNS
5 4 (0.31%) SSL
6 3 (0.24%) NFC
7 2 (0.16%) AMQP
7 2 (0.16%) ATM
7 2 (0.16%) CTI
7 2 (0.16%) Firewall
7 2 (0.16%) NGN
7 2 (0.16%) Wireless
8 1 (0.079%) LDAP
8 1 (0.079%) Network Security
8 1 (0.079%) SMPP
8 1 (0.079%) SMTP
8 1 (0.079%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (10.87%) MySQL
2 126 (9.92%) Big Data
3 105 (8.27%) NoSQL
4 87 (6.85%) SQL Server
5 69 (5.43%) Hadoop
6 64 (5.04%) Relational Database
7 57 (4.49%) MongoDB
8 51 (4.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 48 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
10 43 (3.39%) HBase
11 33 (2.60%) DB2
12 29 (2.28%) Redis
13 27 (2.13%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.18%) Data Mining
15 12 (0.94%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.87%) Neo4j
17 7 (0.55%) Apache Hive
17 7 (0.55%) SQLite
18 6 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
19 5 (0.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 182 (14.33%) Maven
2 146 (11.50%) Jenkins
3 134 (10.55%) Git (software)
4 119 (9.37%) JUnit
5 84 (6.61%) Subversion
6 78 (6.14%) JIRA
7 72 (5.67%) Selenium
8 49 (3.86%) Gradle
9 48 (3.78%) Ant
10 46 (3.62%) Eclipse
11 41 (3.23%) Mockito
11 41 (3.23%) TestNG
12 19 (1.50%) Talend Open Studio
13 18 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 18 (1.42%) Cucumber
14 15 (1.18%) Rational Application Developer
15 14 (1.10%) IntelliJ
16 11 (0.87%) Bitbucket
17 10 (0.79%) Fiddler
18 9 (0.71%) Mocha
General
1 154 (12.13%) Finance
2 59 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 47 (3.70%) Banking
4 32 (2.52%) Publishing
5 23 (1.81%) Advertising
6 16 (1.26%) Retail
7 15 (1.18%) Marketing
8 14 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.02%) Games
10 8 (0.63%) Electronics
11 7 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 7 (0.55%) Automotive
11 7 (0.55%) Back Office
12 3 (0.24%) Local Government
13 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.16%) Legal
14 1 (0.079%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.079%) German Language
14 1 (0.079%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 721 (56.77%) Spring
2 386 (30.39%) Hibernate
2 386 (30.39%) HTML
3 382 (30.08%) J2EE
4 338 (26.61%) CSS
5 281 (22.13%) Web Services
6 258 (20.31%) XML
7 196 (15.43%) REST
8 187 (14.72%) AngularJS
9 168 (13.23%) SOAP
10 127 (10.00%) RESTful
11 122 (9.61%) JMS
12 121 (9.53%) Java EE
13 112 (8.82%) Ajax
14 110 (8.66%) JSP
15 109 (8.58%) jQuery
16 88 (6.93%) JSON
17 78 (6.14%) .NET
18 69 (5.43%) Node.js
19 57 (4.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 140 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 60 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 29 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 17 (1.34%) User Experience
7 12 (0.94%) Blog
8 11 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 10 (0.79%) Cyber Attack
10 9 (0.71%) Social Media
11 7 (0.55%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.55%) Fintech
12 6 (0.47%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.47%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.39%) iPad
14 4 (0.31%) Life Science
14 4 (0.31%) Replication
15 3 (0.24%) BBC
15 3 (0.24%) NHS
15 3 (0.24%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 262 (20.63%) Linux
2 80 (6.30%) Unix
3 61 (4.80%) Windows
4 45 (3.54%) Android
5 29 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
7 6 (0.47%) CentOS
7 6 (0.47%) Solaris
8 5 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.39%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.079%) Debian
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.079%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.079%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (22.36%) TDD
3 236 (18.58%) Software Engineering
4 211 (16.61%) Scrum
5 171 (13.46%) OO
6 150 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
7 139 (10.94%) Unit Testing
8 137 (10.79%) MVC
9 113 (8.90%) Microservices
10 107 (8.43%) Web Development
11 100 (7.87%) SDLC
12 83 (6.54%) BDD
13 79 (6.22%) E-Commerce
14 76 (5.98%) Open Source
15 59 (4.65%) SOA
16 57 (4.49%) Mathematics
17 47 (3.70%) Multithreading
18 46 (3.62%) Kanban
19 44 (3.46%) DevOps
20 38 (2.99%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1270 (100.00%) Java
2 493 (38.82%) JavaScript
3 406 (31.97%) SQL
4 125 (9.84%) Python
5 112 (8.82%) C++
6 97 (7.64%) C#
7 94 (7.40%) Scala
8 62 (4.88%) PHP
9 55 (4.33%) C
10 52 (4.09%) Ruby
11 38 (2.99%) Groovy
12 28 (2.20%) Assembly Language
12 28 (2.20%) Bash Shell
13 18 (1.42%) PL/SQL
13 18 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.26%) Perl
15 12 (0.94%) HQL
15 12 (0.94%) R
16 10 (0.79%) Clojure
17 9 (0.71%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 231 (18.19%) Degree
2 15 (1.18%) PhD
3 14 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.39%) APMG
4 5 (0.39%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.39%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.39%) PMP
5 4 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.079%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.10%) QA
2 3 (0.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (2.83%) Docker
2 19 (1.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (0.63%) HDFS
4 3 (0.24%) vSphere
5 2 (0.16%) KVM
5 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (1.02%) Ansible
2 10 (0.79%) Puppet
3 2 (0.16%) Packer
3 2 (0.16%) Terraform
4 1 (0.079%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.079%) Control-M
4 1 (0.079%) Grafana
4 1 (0.079%) Kibana
4 1 (0.079%) logstash
4 1 (0.079%) Oozie
4 1 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.079%) Salt
Vendors
1 195 (15.35%) Oracle
2 43 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 21 (1.65%) Google
4 19 (1.50%) Talend
5 16 (1.26%) SAP
5 16 (1.26%) VMware
6 14 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 12 (0.94%) Atlassian
8 9 (0.71%) IBM
9 8 (0.63%) Sun
10 6 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.47%) Twitter
11 5 (0.39%) BT
11 5 (0.39%) hybris
12 4 (0.31%) Adobe
13 3 (0.24%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.24%) Sony
13 3 (0.24%) Sophos
13 3 (0.24%) TIBCO
14 1 (0.079%) Ab Initio
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Navblue LTD
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum GBP 45 - 52K +Many Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + negotiable basic salary and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Many benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bens and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k + 25 days holiday + B/Hols + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: Competitive with Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits, Flex Working and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago