Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 64 77
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 1,428 1,302 1,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.72% 4.43% 3.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.86% 4.58% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,338 1,155 1,377
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 29,370 28,411 36,422
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.68% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,547 23,755 31,031
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 +2 701 £55,000 +15.79% 79
Berkshire +7 359 £57,500 +9.52% 44
Surrey +8 227 £50,000 -2.44% 32
Hampshire +23 214 £53,750 +13.16% 30
Oxfordshire -13 173 £57,500 +16.16% 25
Buckinghamshire -1 172 £52,500 +10.53% 10
East Sussex +20 145 £45,000 -10.00% 10
West Sussex +11 129 £52,500 +11.70% 15
Kent -14 22 £50,000 +29.03% 5
Middlesex +6 4 £90,000 +140.00%
Sussex -27 1 £50,000 -25.93%
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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 1,428 (100.00%) Java
2 820 (57.42%) Spring
3 739 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
4 569 (39.85%) JavaScript
5 473 (33.12%) SQL
6 412 (28.85%) HTML
7 379 (26.54%) CSS
7 379 (26.54%) TDD
7 379 (26.54%) Hibernate
8 353 (24.72%) Web Services
9 325 (22.76%) J2EE
10 324 (22.69%) Degree
11 305 (21.36%) Software Engineering
12 304 (21.29%) AngularJS
13 290 (20.31%) Java 8
14 286 (20.03%) Linux
15 232 (16.25%) OO
16 226 (15.83%) Computer Science
17 224 (15.69%) MySQL
18 212 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
19 204 (14.29%) Scrum
20 198 (13.87%) Jenkins
21 192 (13.45%) RESTful
22 191 (13.38%) Maven
22 191 (13.38%) Oracle
23 190 (13.31%) REST
24 183 (12.82%) Git (software)
25 174 (12.18%) MVC
26 171 (11.97%) Microservices
27 165 (11.55%) Java EE

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
1 114 (7.98%) Tomcat
2 98 (6.86%) JBoss
3 59 (4.13%) Apache
4 49 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 44 (3.08%) Apache Solr
6 39 (2.73%) WebLogic
7 33 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (1.68%) Confluence
9 23 (1.61%) WildFly
10 20 (1.40%) OpenStack
11 19 (1.33%) Apache Spark
12 16 (1.12%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
14 11 (0.77%) Apache ServiceMix
15 9 (0.63%) nginx
16 8 (0.56%) Drupal
17 7 (0.49%) GlassFish
18 6 (0.42%) IIS
18 6 (0.42%) SAS
19 5 (0.35%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (0.56%) Infor M3
2 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 212 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.50%) GitHub
3 48 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (1.26%) SaaS
6 14 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.91%) Heroku
8 10 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.49%) npm
11 6 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.42%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.35%) Serverless
12 5 (0.35%) Zapier
13 3 (0.21%) PaaS
13 3 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.14%) Firebase
14 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.070%) IBM Cloud
15 1 (0.070%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.92%) HTTP
2 31 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 29 (2.03%) Internet
4 17 (1.19%) AMQP
5 10 (0.70%) DNS
6 8 (0.56%) Network Security
6 8 (0.56%) SSL
7 5 (0.35%) SMS
8 3 (0.21%) Firewall
8 3 (0.21%) NGN
8 3 (0.21%) SNMP
9 2 (0.14%) FTP
9 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.14%) Skype
9 2 (0.14%) SMTP
10 1 (0.070%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (15.69%) MySQL
2 158 (11.06%) NoSQL
3 123 (8.61%) SQL Server
4 110 (7.70%) Relational Database
5 107 (7.49%) MongoDB
6 88 (6.16%) Big Data
7 59 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
8 57 (3.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 51 (3.57%) RDBMS
10 43 (3.01%) Hadoop
11 39 (2.73%) Oracle Database
12 34 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 23 (1.61%) HBase
14 14 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.98%) Redis
15 12 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.70%) DB2
17 9 (0.63%) Blockchain
17 9 (0.63%) MariaDB
18 7 (0.49%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 198 (13.87%) Jenkins
2 191 (13.38%) Maven
3 183 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 105 (7.35%) Eclipse
5 94 (6.58%) JUnit
6 92 (6.44%) Subversion
7 83 (5.81%) Selenium
8 68 (4.76%) JIRA
9 52 (3.64%) Gradle
10 29 (2.03%) IntelliJ
10 29 (2.03%) Mockito
11 26 (1.82%) Ant
12 21 (1.47%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.33%) Bitbucket
13 19 (1.33%) Vagrant
14 11 (0.77%) JMeter
15 10 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (0.70%) TestNG
16 9 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 158 (11.06%) Finance
2 48 (3.36%) Banking
3 35 (2.45%) Retail
4 28 (1.96%) Advertising
5 21 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 16 (1.12%) Marketing
6 16 (1.12%) Publishing
7 15 (1.05%) Law
8 12 (0.84%) Electronics
8 12 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.63%) Games
11 5 (0.35%) Automotive
11 5 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
12 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.14%) Front Office
14 1 (0.070%) Military
14 1 (0.070%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 820 (57.42%) Spring
2 412 (28.85%) HTML
3 379 (26.54%) CSS
3 379 (26.54%) Hibernate
4 353 (24.72%) Web Services
5 325 (22.76%) J2EE
6 304 (21.29%) AngularJS
7 192 (13.45%) RESTful
8 190 (13.31%) REST
9 165 (11.55%) Java EE
10 160 (11.20%) Spring Boot
11 141 (9.87%) XML
12 110 (7.70%) JMS
13 104 (7.28%) jQuery
14 103 (7.21%) React
15 99 (6.93%) JSP
16 98 (6.86%) JSON
17 92 (6.44%) Node.js
18 86 (6.02%) Servlets
19 82 (5.74%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 226 (15.83%) Computer Science
2 131 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
3 76 (5.32%) Fintech
4 55 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (3.01%) User Experience
7 34 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.26%) Algorithms
9 13 (0.91%) Robotics
10 9 (0.63%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.35%) Blog
12 5 (0.35%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.28%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (0.28%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.28%) N-Tier
14 3 (0.21%) Augmented Reality
14 3 (0.21%) iSeries
15 2 (0.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 286 (20.03%) Linux
2 83 (5.81%) Windows
3 69 (4.83%) Unix
4 36 (2.52%) Android
5 23 (1.61%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.05%) AIX
7 14 (0.98%) Mac OS
7 14 (0.98%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.49%) Debian
9 2 (0.14%) Solaris
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.070%) CentOS
10 1 (0.070%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.070%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (26.54%) TDD
3 305 (21.36%) Software Engineering
4 232 (16.25%) OO
5 204 (14.29%) Scrum
6 174 (12.18%) MVC
7 171 (11.97%) Microservices
8 159 (11.13%) Continuous Integration
9 125 (8.75%) Mentoring
10 108 (7.56%) Problem-Solving
11 105 (7.35%) SOA
12 93 (6.51%) Unit Testing
13 89 (6.23%) BDD
14 84 (5.88%) Test Automation
14 84 (5.88%) Web Development
15 83 (5.81%) Open Source
16 80 (5.60%) Machine Learning
17 67 (4.69%) DevOps
18 66 (4.62%) E-Commerce
19 62 (4.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,428 (100.00%) Java
2 569 (39.85%) JavaScript
3 473 (33.12%) SQL
4 290 (20.31%) Java 8
5 136 (9.52%) Python
6 122 (8.54%) C++
7 92 (6.44%) C#
8 72 (5.04%) C
9 69 (4.83%) PHP
10 55 (3.85%) Scala
11 26 (1.82%) TypeScript
12 23 (1.61%) Groovy
12 23 (1.61%) PL/SQL
12 23 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.19%) ActionScript
14 15 (1.05%) Kotlin
14 15 (1.05%) R
15 13 (0.91%) Ruby
16 12 (0.84%) Go
16 12 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 324 (22.69%) Degree
2 140 (9.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.77%) Master's Degree
6 10 (0.70%) PhD
7 9 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.070%) ISEB
8 1 (0.070%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.24%) QA
2 12 (0.84%) GDPR
3 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (8.54%) Docker
2 20 (1.40%) HDFS
3 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.14%) KVM
3 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.070%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (3.36%) Ansible
2 44 (3.08%) Kubernetes
3 22 (1.54%) Terraform
4 18 (1.26%) Puppet
5 13 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.21%) Marathon
6 3 (0.21%) Mesos
6 3 (0.21%) Salt
6 3 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.14%) Kibana
7 2 (0.14%) logstash
8 1 (0.070%) Apache Shiro
8 1 (0.070%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.070%) Packer
Vendors
1 191 (13.38%) Oracle
2 33 (2.31%) Google
3 15 (1.05%) webMethods
4 14 (0.98%) SAP
5 12 (0.84%) Atlassian
5 12 (0.84%) Capita
5 12 (0.84%) IBM
5 12 (0.84%) Microsoft
5 12 (0.84%) VMware
6 9 (0.63%) Sybase
7 8 (0.56%) Splunk
7 8 (0.56%) Sun
7 8 (0.56%) Xamarin
8 7 (0.49%) Talend
9 5 (0.35%) Birst
9 5 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.21%) Ab Initio
10 3 (0.21%) Cadence
10 3 (0.21%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.14%) Perforce