Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 August 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 West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 51 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 551 635 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.27% 6.11% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 6.28% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 464 554 589
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,887 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +1.85% +8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,115 10,117 10,623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 97.41% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,402 8,457 8,955
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
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 West

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in the South West

Java Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in the South West

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in the South West

Java Developer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Bristol +5 258 £47,500 - 23
Gloucestershire +25 125 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Wiltshire -15 86 £45,000 - 10
Somerset -12 41 £57,500 +43.75% 9
Dorset -16 36 £55,000 +51.72% 3
Devon -31 4 £43,750 +12.18% 3
Cornwall -16 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Avon - 1 £42,500 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 West region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 551 (100.00%) Java
2 365 (66.24%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (45.92%) Spring
4 215 (39.02%) JavaScript
5 179 (32.49%) TDD
6 176 (31.94%) Scrum
7 168 (30.49%) HTML
8 165 (29.95%) SQL
9 160 (29.04%) Hibernate
10 157 (28.49%) CSS
11 147 (26.68%) JUnit
12 145 (26.32%) Software Engineering
13 136 (24.68%) Web Services
14 128 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
15 116 (21.05%) Finance
16 115 (20.87%) Linux
17 113 (20.51%) Maven
18 111 (20.15%) REST
19 110 (19.96%) XML
20 105 (19.06%) Tomcat
21 101 (18.33%) Git (software)
22 91 (16.52%) AngularJS
23 84 (15.25%) JIRA
24 81 (14.70%) MVC
24 81 (14.70%) Oracle
25 79 (14.34%) RESTful
26 78 (14.16%) MongoDB
27 77 (13.97%) NoSQL
28 74 (13.43%) Degree
28 74 (13.43%) Spring MVC

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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
1 105 (19.06%) Tomcat
2 63 (11.43%) Apache
3 45 (8.17%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (6.72%) JBoss
5 31 (5.63%) Mule
6 29 (5.26%) Confluence
7 20 (3.63%) Mule ESB
8 18 (3.27%) WebLogic
9 11 (2.00%) Alfresco
9 11 (2.00%) Joomla!
10 10 (1.81%) CMS
10 10 (1.81%) Jetty
11 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.73%) IIS
13 2 (0.36%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.18%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Magento
1 3 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.52%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.17%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (3.99%) SaaS
4 18 (3.27%) GitHub
5 17 (3.09%) Amazon S3
6 16 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (2.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.54%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.81%) Internet
2 16 (2.90%) IPv4
2 16 (2.90%) IPv6
2 16 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.54%) HTTP
3 3 (0.54%) PPP
3 3 (0.54%) SMS
4 2 (0.36%) SSL
5 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (14.16%) MongoDB
2 77 (13.97%) NoSQL
3 50 (9.07%) MySQL
4 48 (8.71%) Big Data
5 31 (5.63%) SQL Server
6 30 (5.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 28 (5.08%) Relational Database
8 26 (4.72%) Hadoop
9 21 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (3.27%) Neo4j
11 17 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (2.90%) InfluxDB
13 14 (2.54%) Blockchain
14 12 (2.18%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.81%) Couchbase
15 10 (1.81%) Redis
15 10 (1.81%) Riak
16 9 (1.63%) Oracle Database
16 9 (1.63%) RDBMS
17 8 (1.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 147 (26.68%) JUnit
2 113 (20.51%) Maven
3 101 (18.33%) Git (software)
4 84 (15.25%) JIRA
5 64 (11.62%) Subversion
6 56 (10.16%) Eclipse
7 55 (9.98%) Jenkins
8 49 (8.89%) Selenium
9 40 (7.26%) Cucumber
10 26 (4.72%) TestNG
11 25 (4.54%) IntelliJ
11 25 (4.54%) Jasmine
11 25 (4.54%) Protractor
12 20 (3.63%) Ant
13 16 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 16 (2.90%) Spock
14 14 (2.54%) Bitbucket
15 12 (2.18%) EasyMock
15 12 (2.18%) Liquibase
16 8 (1.45%) JMeter
General
1 116 (21.05%) Finance
2 50 (9.07%) Telecoms
3 45 (8.17%) Marketing
4 44 (7.99%) Electronics
4 44 (7.99%) Manufacturing
5 42 (7.62%) Retail
6 18 (3.27%) Law
7 11 (2.00%) Banking
8 6 (1.09%) Back Office
9 4 (0.73%) Advertising
10 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (45.92%) Spring
2 168 (30.49%) HTML
3 160 (29.04%) Hibernate
4 157 (28.49%) CSS
5 136 (24.68%) Web Services
6 111 (20.15%) REST
7 110 (19.96%) XML
8 91 (16.52%) AngularJS
9 79 (14.34%) RESTful
10 74 (13.43%) Spring MVC
11 73 (13.25%) J2EE
12 72 (13.07%) JPA
13 71 (12.89%) JSON
14 68 (12.34%) SOAP
15 61 (11.07%) .NET
16 58 (10.53%) HTML5
17 54 (9.80%) Java EE
18 48 (8.71%) React
19 45 (8.17%) JSF
20 30 (5.44%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 50 (9.07%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (3.81%) RIA
4 18 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.09%) User Experience
6 8 (1.45%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.45%) Fintech
6 8 (1.45%) Wiki
7 7 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.27%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.54%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.36%) CUDA
11 2 (0.36%) Industry 4.0
11 2 (0.36%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.18%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.18%) iPad
12 1 (0.18%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.18%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 115 (20.87%) Linux
2 29 (5.26%) Unix
3 27 (4.90%) CentOS
4 26 (4.72%) Android
5 17 (3.09%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.90%) FreeBSD
7 8 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.27%) Windows
9 3 (0.54%) AIX
10 2 (0.36%) Fedora
10 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (66.24%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (32.49%) TDD
3 176 (31.94%) Scrum
4 145 (26.32%) Software Engineering
5 128 (23.23%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (14.70%) MVC
7 71 (12.89%) OO
8 69 (12.52%) BDD
9 58 (10.53%) SDLC
10 56 (10.16%) DevOps
10 56 (10.16%) E-Commerce
11 49 (8.89%) Microservices
12 48 (8.71%) Unit Testing
13 44 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (7.99%) Digital Marketing
13 44 (7.99%) Programme Management
14 43 (7.80%) Artificial Intelligence
14 43 (7.80%) Open Source
14 43 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
15 41 (7.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 551 (100.00%) Java
2 215 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 165 (29.95%) SQL
4 74 (13.43%) Python
5 69 (12.52%) Java 8
6 67 (12.16%) C#
7 46 (8.35%) C++
8 32 (5.81%) PHP
9 28 (5.08%) Scala
10 26 (4.72%) Shell Script
11 25 (4.54%) PL/SQL
12 23 (4.17%) C
13 17 (3.09%) Groovy
14 16 (2.90%) Clojure
15 14 (2.54%) Java 9
16 13 (2.36%) Go
16 13 (2.36%) Ruby
17 9 (1.63%) Perl
18 3 (0.54%) ES6
19 2 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 74 (13.43%) Degree
2 61 (11.07%) Security Cleared
3 37 (6.72%) DV Cleared
4 33 (5.99%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.27%) QA
System Software
1 40 (7.26%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (4.72%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.90%) Icinga
3 8 (1.45%) Ansible
4 6 (1.09%) Terraform
5 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.36%) Puppet
7 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 81 (14.70%) Oracle
2 44 (7.99%) SAP
3 27 (4.90%) Red Hat
4 24 (4.36%) Google
5 19 (3.45%) Apple
6 18 (3.27%) Atlassian
7 9 (1.63%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.73%) Adobe
9 3 (0.54%) IBM
10 2 (0.36%) Capita
10 2 (0.36%) Zend
11 1 (0.18%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.18%) Twitter