The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Software Developer
England / South East
Rank 301 395 343
Rank change year-on-year +94 -52  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 94 60 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 0.31% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.32% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 88 54 99
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 14278 18611 19980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.48% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11924 15869 16106
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in the South East

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the South East.

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in the South East

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in the South East

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 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 +61 31 £43,250 -1.70% 3
Oxfordshire +15 22 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Hampshire +36 16 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 10 £42,500 +6.25%
East Sussex - 7 £52,500 -
Surrey +25 5 £43,500 +35.93% 1
West Sussex -2 2 £62,500 +135.84%
Middlesex +8 1 - -
Java Software Developer
England

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 170 (100.00%) Java
2 116 (68.24%) JavaScript
3 100 (58.82%) HTML
4 88 (51.76%) SQL
5 87 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (50.59%) CSS
7 82 (48.24%) Software Engineering
8 54 (31.76%) Spring
9 50 (29.41%) C#
10 46 (27.06%) AngularJS
11 41 (24.12%) .NET
12 38 (22.35%) TDD
12 38 (22.35%) Degree
13 37 (21.76%) Computer Science
13 37 (21.76%) Web Services
13 37 (21.76%) Linux
14 36 (21.18%) Hibernate
15 34 (20.00%) Python
15 34 (20.00%) PHP
16 32 (18.82%) XML
16 32 (18.82%) RESTful
17 31 (18.24%) jQuery
17 31 (18.24%) Web Development
18 30 (17.65%) Scrum
19 29 (17.06%) Maven
20 28 (16.47%) SQL Server
20 28 (16.47%) OO
21 26 (15.29%) MVC
22 25 (14.71%) NoSQL
23 23 (13.53%) Java EE

Java Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (8.24%) JBoss
2 8 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.12%) Apache
3 7 (4.12%) Drupal
4 6 (3.53%) WildFly
4 6 (3.53%) WordPress
5 5 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.35%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.35%) CMS
6 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.76%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.18%) Confluence
8 2 (1.18%) Jetty
8 2 (1.18%) nginx
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Chatbot
1 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.71%) SaaS
3 6 (3.53%) GitHub
4 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) NGN
2 1 (0.59%) AMQP
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 23 (13.53%) MySQL
4 15 (8.82%) Big Data
5 12 (7.06%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.18%) MS Access
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.59%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (17.06%) Maven
2 19 (11.18%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (7.06%) Selenium
4 12 (7.06%) TestNG
5 9 (5.29%) JUnit
5 9 (5.29%) Mockito
6 8 (4.71%) JIRA
7 5 (2.94%) Ant
7 5 (2.94%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.35%) Mocha
9 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.76%) Gradle
9 3 (1.76%) NUnit
9 3 (1.76%) Subversion
9 3 (1.76%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.18%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 14 (8.24%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.18%) Banking
3 2 (1.18%) Games
3 2 (1.18%) Legal
3 2 (1.18%) Marketing
3 2 (1.18%) Publishing
3 2 (1.18%) Retail
4 1 (0.59%) Electronics
4 1 (0.59%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (58.82%) HTML
2 86 (50.59%) CSS
3 54 (31.76%) Spring
4 46 (27.06%) AngularJS
5 41 (24.12%) .NET
6 37 (21.76%) Web Services
7 36 (21.18%) Hibernate
8 32 (18.82%) RESTful
8 32 (18.82%) XML
9 31 (18.24%) jQuery
10 23 (13.53%) Java EE
11 22 (12.94%) Ajax
11 22 (12.94%) J2EE
12 20 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
13 19 (11.18%) HTML5
14 16 (9.41%) REST
15 15 (8.82%) Django
15 15 (8.82%) JSF
15 15 (8.82%) SOAP
16 14 (8.24%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.76%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.29%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.94%) Algorithms
4 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.35%) Life Science
5 4 (2.35%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.18%) NHS
6 2 (1.18%) Social Media
7 1 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.59%) iPad
7 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.76%) Linux
2 11 (6.47%) Android
3 9 (5.29%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.12%) Unix
5 5 (2.94%) Windows
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (1.76%) CentOS
6 3 (1.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (48.24%) Software Engineering
3 38 (22.35%) TDD
4 31 (18.24%) Web Development
5 30 (17.65%) Scrum
6 28 (16.47%) OO
7 26 (15.29%) MVC
8 22 (12.94%) SDLC
8 22 (12.94%) Unit Testing
9 19 (11.18%) Open Source
10 18 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (10.59%) OOP
11 17 (10.00%) BDD
12 15 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (7.06%) Front End Development
13 12 (7.06%) Kanban
14 11 (6.47%) Microservices
14 11 (6.47%) Mobile Development
15 10 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
15 10 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 170 (100.00%) Java
2 116 (68.24%) JavaScript
3 88 (51.76%) SQL
4 50 (29.41%) C#
5 34 (20.00%) PHP
5 34 (20.00%) Python
6 23 (13.53%) Ruby
7 21 (12.35%) C++
8 9 (5.29%) ABAP
8 9 (5.29%) HQL
8 9 (5.29%) Scala
9 5 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.35%) C
10 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.76%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.76%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.76%) Perl
12 2 (1.18%) Groovy
12 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (22.35%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.76%) PhD
4 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (3.53%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Packer
1 3 (1.76%) Terraform
2 2 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (0.59%) Grafana
3 1 (0.59%) Kibana
3 1 (0.59%) logstash
3 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.59%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (12.94%) Oracle
2 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.29%) SAP
4 3 (1.76%) Twitter
5 2 (1.18%) Talend
6 1 (0.59%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.59%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.59%) Splunk
6 1 (0.59%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Qualifications + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum +Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
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