Period
to 10 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 65 64
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 366 1,171 1,321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.32% 4.45% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 4.62% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 393 1,115 1,266
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +6.48%

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 10,537 25,351 29,114
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.33% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8,540 20,703 24,144
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +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 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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +25 195 £65,000 +8.33% 16
Berkshire -8 90 £65,000 +4.00% 8
Hampshire -24 71 £70,000 +40.00% 7
Oxfordshire +40 69 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Surrey -15 48 £64,000 +2.40% 15
Buckinghamshire +45 36 £63,750 +21.43% 4
West Sussex -47 30 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Sussex -43 12 £55,000 - 2
Kent +45 5 £57,500 +64.29%
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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.

1 366 (100.00%) Java
2 217 (59.29%) Spring
3 137 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
4 125 (34.15%) Microservices
5 93 (25.41%) JavaScript
6 82 (22.40%) Spring Boot
7 69 (18.85%) Java 8
8 64 (17.49%) SQL
9 63 (17.21%) Docker
10 62 (16.94%) TDD
10 62 (16.94%) AWS
11 61 (16.67%) AngularJS
12 59 (16.12%) React
13 57 (15.57%) Hibernate
14 55 (15.03%) Git (software)
15 54 (14.75%) HTML
16 53 (14.48%) Maven
17 51 (13.93%) Greenfield Project
18 50 (13.66%) Software Engineering
18 50 (13.66%) XML
19 49 (13.39%) Scrum
20 48 (13.11%) Degree
20 48 (13.11%) Jenkins
21 46 (12.57%) RESTful
21 46 (12.57%) CSS
22 45 (12.30%) Big Data
23 43 (11.75%) REST
23 43 (11.75%) Web Services
24 40 (10.93%) Node.js
25 38 (10.38%) Linux

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 35 (9.56%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.46%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.64%) Apache
3 6 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.09%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.82%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Pulsar
7 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.27%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 62 (16.94%) AWS
2 29 (7.92%) Azure
3 19 (5.19%) SaaS
4 14 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.91%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (1.91%) GitHub
6 6 (1.64%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.64%) GCP
7 5 (1.37%) Google Play
8 4 (1.09%) Asana
8 4 (1.09%) Office 365
8 4 (1.09%) Serverless
9 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.82%) Google Docs
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon Cognito
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon EKS
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.27%) Heroku
11 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.01%) HTTP
2 5 (1.37%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.55%) Skype
5 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.30%) Big Data
2 37 (10.11%) Relational Database
3 35 (9.56%) MySQL
4 34 (9.29%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (7.10%) SQL Server
6 15 (4.10%) RDBMS
7 14 (3.83%) NoSQL
8 12 (3.28%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.01%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.82%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
14 1 (0.27%) DB2
14 1 (0.27%) JasperReports
14 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (15.03%) Git (software)
2 53 (14.48%) Maven
3 48 (13.11%) Jenkins
4 34 (9.29%) JUnit
5 17 (4.64%) Eclipse
5 17 (4.64%) Mockito
6 14 (3.83%) JIRA
7 12 (3.28%) Selenium
8 9 (2.46%) DbUnit
8 9 (2.46%) jMock
9 8 (2.19%) Gradle
9 8 (2.19%) SonarQube
10 7 (1.91%) NetBeans
10 7 (1.91%) Subversion
11 6 (1.64%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.09%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.09%) Hudson
13 3 (0.82%) Ant
13 3 (0.82%) Mercurial
General
1 27 (7.38%) Finance
2 8 (2.19%) Games
3 6 (1.64%) Banking
3 6 (1.64%) Public Sector
4 5 (1.37%) Retail
5 4 (1.09%) Back Office
6 3 (0.82%) Law
6 3 (0.82%) Police
7 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (59.29%) Spring
2 82 (22.40%) Spring Boot
3 61 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 59 (16.12%) React
5 57 (15.57%) Hibernate
6 54 (14.75%) HTML
7 50 (13.66%) XML
8 46 (12.57%) CSS
8 46 (12.57%) RESTful
9 43 (11.75%) REST
9 43 (11.75%) Web Services
10 40 (10.93%) Node.js
11 34 (9.29%) J2EE
12 24 (6.56%) Apache Camel
13 22 (6.01%) JSP
13 22 (6.01%) Struts
14 19 (5.19%) JSON
14 19 (5.19%) Kafka
15 18 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
15 18 (4.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.93%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.73%) NHS
3 8 (2.19%) Data Structures
3 8 (2.19%) Social Media
4 7 (1.91%) User Experience
5 6 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.09%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.09%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.82%) Replication
7 3 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.55%) Robotics
8 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.27%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.27%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.27%) Smart City
9 1 (0.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.38%) Linux
2 23 (6.28%) Android
3 16 (4.37%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.83%) Unix
5 5 (1.37%) Windows
6 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.55%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (37.43%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (34.15%) Microservices
3 62 (16.94%) TDD
4 50 (13.66%) Software Engineering
5 49 (13.39%) Scrum
6 37 (10.11%) Computer Science
7 29 (7.92%) BDD
7 29 (7.92%) Machine Learning
8 28 (7.65%) Artificial Intelligence
9 27 (7.38%) Multithreading
9 27 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (7.10%) OO
11 25 (6.83%) DevOps
11 25 (6.83%) Web Development
12 22 (6.01%) Fintech
12 22 (6.01%) MVC
13 19 (5.19%) Mobile Development
13 19 (5.19%) Web Application Development
14 18 (4.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 366 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (25.41%) JavaScript
3 69 (18.85%) Java 8
4 64 (17.49%) SQL
5 23 (6.28%) TypeScript
6 19 (5.19%) C#
6 19 (5.19%) Kotlin
7 17 (4.64%) Python
8 12 (3.28%) Scala
9 10 (2.73%) Ruby
10 9 (2.46%) PHP
11 8 (2.19%) C++
12 4 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.82%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.82%) Formula Language
13 3 (0.82%) Go
13 3 (0.82%) LotusScript
13 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (13.11%) Degree
2 28 (7.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.55%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.55%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.27%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.27%) SAFe Agilist
7 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.46%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (17.21%) Docker
2 7 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.91%) vSphere
3 1 (0.27%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 32 (8.74%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.28%) Terraform
3 5 (1.37%) Puppet
4 3 (0.82%) Ansible
4 3 (0.82%) Istio
4 3 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.55%) logstash
6 1 (0.27%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (9.02%) Oracle
2 18 (4.92%) Google
3 8 (2.19%) Splunk
4 7 (1.91%) Atlassian
4 7 (1.91%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.91%) VMware
5 3 (0.82%) Lotus
6 2 (0.55%) Dynatrace
6 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.27%) ABBYY
7 1 (0.27%) Dell
7 1 (0.27%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.27%) Kofax
7 1 (0.27%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.27%) Plumtree
7 1 (0.27%) SAP
7 1 (0.27%) Talend
7 1 (0.27%) WSO2