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The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 193 121 80
Rank change year-on-year -72 -41 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 353 360 612
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.75% 2.66% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 2.81% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 289 331 551
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +8.33%

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 19,046 12,790 15,968
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 94.33% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12,128 9,937 13,068
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.50%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +2 122 £50,000 - 9
Thames Valley -90 96 £67,500 +17.39% 26
Surrey -93 70 £65,000 - 11
Berkshire -15 59 £62,500 -3.85% 18
East Sussex +14 32 £85,000 +70.00% 3
Oxfordshire -64 20 £95,000 +80.95% 5
West Sussex -6 17 £65,000 -18.75% 2
Buckinghamshire -53 17 £77,500 +29.17% 3
Kent - 10 £73,750 - 2
Home Counties -12 6 £100,000 +11.11%
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Java Developer job roles required the following 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.

1 353 (100.00%) Java
2 196 (55.52%) Agile
3 176 (49.86%) JavaScript
4 156 (44.19%) Spring
5 133 (37.68%) AWS
6 113 (32.01%) Docker
7 108 (30.59%) Git (software)
8 106 (30.03%) Kubernetes
9 100 (28.33%) React
10 89 (25.21%) Microservices
11 88 (24.93%) Software Engineering
12 87 (24.65%) PostgreSQL
13 84 (23.80%) Problem-Solving
14 79 (22.38%) AngularJS
15 78 (22.10%) HTML
16 75 (21.25%) Kafka
17 73 (20.68%) Azure
18 70 (19.83%) Android
18 70 (19.83%) Kotlin
19 69 (19.55%) Node.js
19 69 (19.55%) SQL
20 67 (18.98%) Finance
20 67 (18.98%) CI/CD
21 66 (18.70%) Scrum
22 65 (18.41%) TDD
22 65 (18.41%) Test Automation
23 64 (18.13%) Full Stack Development
24 62 (17.56%) Spring Boot
25 60 (17.00%) User Experience
26 58 (16.43%) JSON

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 34 (9.63%) Apache Solr
2 28 (7.93%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.53%) Apache
4 12 (3.40%) nginx
5 11 (3.12%) Jetty
6 10 (2.83%) Confluence
6 10 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.98%) WildFly
8 5 (1.42%) JBoss
9 1 (0.28%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 133 (37.68%) AWS
2 73 (20.68%) Azure
3 28 (7.93%) Firebase
3 28 (7.93%) Google Play
4 17 (4.82%) GCP
5 14 (3.97%) Serverless
6 11 (3.12%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.70%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.70%) Vercel
8 5 (1.42%) GitHub
9 4 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.13%) AWS KMS
9 4 (1.13%) SaaS
10 3 (0.85%) Apigee
10 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.85%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.57%) Azure Pipelines
11 2 (0.57%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.05%) HTTP
2 32 (9.07%) VoIP
3 9 (2.55%) Internet
4 3 (0.85%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.57%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.28%) Broadband
6 1 (0.28%) FCAPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (24.65%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (13.60%) Big Data
3 47 (13.31%) MongoDB
4 36 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 36 (10.20%) Redis
5 33 (9.35%) MySQL
6 24 (6.80%) Relational Database
7 19 (5.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (3.97%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.68%) MaxDB
10 4 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.85%) Hazelcast
11 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.85%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 108 (30.59%) Git (software)
2 53 (15.01%) Jenkins
3 41 (11.61%) Maven
4 34 (9.63%) JUnit
5 28 (7.93%) Android Studio
6 15 (4.25%) Mockito
7 11 (3.12%) GitLab
7 11 (3.12%) Spock
8 10 (2.83%) JIRA
9 9 (2.55%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.70%) Artifactory
11 6 (1.70%) SonarQube
12 5 (1.42%) Gradle
12 5 (1.42%) Vagrant
13 4 (1.13%) DbUnit
13 4 (1.13%) jMock
14 3 (0.85%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.57%) Jasmine
16 1 (0.28%) Grunt
General
1 67 (18.98%) Finance
2 45 (12.75%) Telecoms
3 30 (8.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 24 (6.80%) Law
5 19 (5.38%) Fire and Rescue
6 13 (3.68%) Retail
7 9 (2.55%) Marketing
8 8 (2.27%) Aviation
8 8 (2.27%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.70%) Electronics
10 5 (1.42%) Social Skills
11 3 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.57%) Banking
12 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (44.19%) Spring
2 100 (28.33%) React
3 79 (22.38%) AngularJS
4 78 (22.10%) HTML
5 75 (21.25%) Kafka
6 69 (19.55%) Node.js
7 62 (17.56%) Spring Boot
8 58 (16.43%) JSON
9 53 (15.01%) RESTful
10 50 (14.16%) CSS
11 42 (11.90%) Web Services
12 39 (11.05%) REST
13 31 (8.78%) .NET
14 30 (8.50%) J2EE
14 30 (8.50%) OAuth
15 28 (7.93%) .NET Core
15 28 (7.93%) .NET Framework
15 28 (7.93%) jQuery
15 28 (7.93%) OAuth2
16 27 (7.65%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.00%) User Experience
2 44 (12.46%) Social Media
3 30 (8.50%) Cyber Defence
3 30 (8.50%) Cyberattack
4 29 (8.22%) Mobile App
4 29 (8.22%) Public Cloud
5 28 (7.93%) Handset
5 28 (7.93%) Video\Live Streaming
6 19 (5.38%) NHS
7 16 (4.53%) Cloud Native
7 16 (4.53%) Mobile Payment
8 14 (3.97%) Cybercrime
9 12 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (3.12%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.98%) MPEG
12 6 (1.70%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.70%) iPad
13 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (1.13%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.83%) Android
2 42 (11.90%) Apple iOS
3 36 (10.20%) Linux
4 10 (2.83%) Windows
5 7 (1.98%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.85%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (55.52%) Agile
2 89 (25.21%) Microservices
3 88 (24.93%) Software Engineering
4 84 (23.80%) Problem-Solving
5 67 (18.98%) CI/CD
6 66 (18.70%) Scrum
7 65 (18.41%) TDD
7 65 (18.41%) Test Automation
8 64 (18.13%) Full Stack Development
9 49 (13.88%) DevOps
10 48 (13.60%) Computer Science
11 47 (13.31%) Android Development
11 47 (13.31%) Data Privacy
11 47 (13.31%) OO
12 36 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (9.92%) Collaborative Working
13 35 (9.92%) MVC
14 34 (9.63%) Data Engineering
14 34 (9.63%) Data Pipeline
15 31 (8.78%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 353 (100.00%) Java
2 176 (49.86%) JavaScript
3 70 (19.83%) Kotlin
4 69 (19.55%) SQL
5 34 (9.63%) C#
5 34 (9.63%) Python
6 32 (9.07%) TypeScript
7 29 (8.22%) Ruby
8 27 (7.65%) Go
9 14 (3.97%) Scala
10 13 (3.68%) JPQL
11 9 (2.55%) PHP
12 7 (1.98%) Bash
13 5 (1.42%) ES6
14 4 (1.13%) Groovy
14 4 (1.13%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.57%) C++
15 2 (0.57%) COBOL
16 1 (0.28%) C-shell
16 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (11.90%) Degree
2 39 (11.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (5.10%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.10%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.42%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.28%) CCNA
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.67%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 113 (32.01%) Docker
2 10 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.42%) KVM
3 5 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.28%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 106 (30.03%) Kubernetes
2 28 (7.93%) Ansible
3 16 (4.53%) Prometheus
3 16 (4.53%) Terraform
4 5 (1.42%) Consul
4 5 (1.42%) Packer
5 3 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.57%) Puppet
6 2 (0.57%) Rancher
7 1 (0.28%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (9.63%) Microsoft
1 34 (9.63%) Twitter
2 29 (8.22%) Google
3 21 (5.95%) Oracle
4 19 (5.38%) Apple
5 5 (1.42%) VMware
6 4 (1.13%) Cisco
6 4 (1.13%) IBM
7 3 (0.85%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.28%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.28%) Facebook
9 1 (0.28%) New Relic
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat