Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 40 44
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 591 672 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.48% 6.53% 6.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 6.74% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 522 597 643
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
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 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 10,425 9,969 10,830
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.81% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,642 8,322 9,071
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 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +8 300 £46,500 -2.11% 23
Gloucestershire +19 106 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Wiltshire -22 79 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Somerset -6 47 £48,500 +21.25% 2
Dorset -54 40 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Cornwall -17 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Devon -24 4 £42,000 +5.00% 1
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 26 May 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.

1 591 (100.00%) Java
2 392 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
3 287 (48.56%) Spring
4 249 (42.13%) JavaScript
5 204 (34.52%) HTML
6 198 (33.50%) TDD
7 196 (33.16%) Hibernate
8 173 (29.27%) SQL
9 171 (28.93%) CSS
10 147 (24.87%) Software Engineering
11 146 (24.70%) Scrum
12 145 (24.53%) JUnit
13 140 (23.69%) Web Services
14 132 (22.34%) Tomcat
15 130 (22.00%) Git (software)
16 119 (20.14%) Maven
17 116 (19.63%) Finance
18 110 (18.61%) Linux
18 110 (18.61%) Continuous Integration
19 108 (18.27%) OO
19 108 (18.27%) XML
19 108 (18.27%) REST
20 101 (17.09%) AngularJS
21 98 (16.58%) NoSQL
22 91 (15.40%) Oracle
23 90 (15.23%) MVC
24 88 (14.89%) RESTful
25 87 (14.72%) JIRA
26 85 (14.38%) Degree
27 83 (14.04%) BDD

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
1 132 (22.34%) Tomcat
2 75 (12.69%) Apache
3 46 (7.78%) JBoss
4 45 (7.61%) Mule
5 39 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (5.58%) Mule ESB
7 26 (4.40%) WebLogic
8 23 (3.89%) Confluence
9 15 (2.54%) Jetty
10 11 (1.86%) Apache Spark
11 10 (1.69%) IIS
12 8 (1.35%) CMS
13 7 (1.18%) Alfresco
13 7 (1.18%) Joomla!
13 7 (1.18%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.51%) Anypoint
15 3 (0.51%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
17 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 72 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (4.40%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (4.23%) GitHub
4 22 (3.72%) SaaS
5 11 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.18%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.68%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.17%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.05%) Internet
2 13 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.03%) IPv4
3 12 (2.03%) IPv6
4 6 (1.02%) SMS
5 5 (0.85%) HTTP
6 4 (0.68%) SNMP
7 3 (0.51%) PPP
8 1 (0.17%) Skype
8 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.58%) NoSQL
2 79 (13.37%) MongoDB
3 55 (9.31%) MySQL
4 48 (8.12%) SQL Server
5 41 (6.94%) Relational Database
6 35 (5.92%) Big Data
7 25 (4.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 24 (4.06%) Hadoop
9 22 (3.72%) Blockchain
10 19 (3.21%) RDBMS
11 18 (3.05%) Oracle Database
12 16 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.20%) Neo4j
14 12 (2.03%) InfluxDB
14 12 (2.03%) Redis
14 12 (2.03%) Riak
15 11 (1.86%) Couchbase
16 10 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
17 7 (1.18%) MarkLogic
18 5 (0.85%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 145 (24.53%) JUnit
2 130 (22.00%) Git (software)
3 119 (20.14%) Maven
4 87 (14.72%) JIRA
5 59 (9.98%) Subversion
6 53 (8.97%) Jenkins
7 50 (8.46%) Selenium
8 42 (7.11%) Cucumber
9 38 (6.43%) Eclipse
10 29 (4.91%) IntelliJ
11 20 (3.38%) TestNG
12 19 (3.21%) Jasmine
12 19 (3.21%) Protractor
13 18 (3.05%) Ant
14 16 (2.71%) TeamCity
15 12 (2.03%) Spock
16 11 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 10 (1.69%) Bitbucket
18 9 (1.52%) JMeter
18 9 (1.52%) Mercurial
General
1 116 (19.63%) Finance
2 45 (7.61%) Telecoms
3 37 (6.26%) Retail
4 36 (6.09%) Electronics
4 36 (6.09%) Manufacturing
4 36 (6.09%) Marketing
5 22 (3.72%) Law
6 15 (2.54%) Banking
7 5 (0.85%) Back Office
8 3 (0.51%) Advertising
8 3 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (48.56%) Spring
2 204 (34.52%) HTML
3 196 (33.16%) Hibernate
4 171 (28.93%) CSS
5 140 (23.69%) Web Services
6 108 (18.27%) REST
6 108 (18.27%) XML
7 101 (17.09%) AngularJS
8 88 (14.89%) RESTful
9 82 (13.87%) J2EE
10 79 (13.37%) HTML5
11 74 (12.52%) SOAP
12 67 (11.34%) JPA
13 64 (10.83%) Spring MVC
14 63 (10.66%) JSON
15 62 (10.49%) .NET
16 56 (9.48%) React
17 55 (9.31%) jQuery
18 52 (8.80%) Java EE
19 35 (5.92%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.49%) Computer Science
2 42 (7.11%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (4.74%) User Experience
5 20 (3.38%) Fintech
6 16 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.54%) RIA
8 13 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.85%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.68%) iPad
13 3 (0.51%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.34%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.34%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.34%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.34%) Wiki
15 1 (0.17%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 110 (18.61%) Linux
2 36 (6.09%) Unix
3 15 (2.54%) CentOS
4 12 (2.03%) FreeBSD
5 9 (1.52%) Android
6 7 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.68%) Windows
8 3 (0.51%) AIX
8 3 (0.51%) Fedora
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (33.50%) TDD
3 147 (24.87%) Software Engineering
4 146 (24.70%) Scrum
5 110 (18.61%) Continuous Integration
6 108 (18.27%) OO
7 90 (15.23%) MVC
8 83 (14.04%) BDD
9 81 (13.71%) SDLC
10 79 (13.37%) Microservices
11 58 (9.81%) Unit Testing
12 55 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (8.97%) Test Automation
14 48 (8.12%) Open Source
15 46 (7.78%) DevOps
16 44 (7.45%) E-Commerce
17 40 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
17 40 (6.77%) Kanban
18 36 (6.09%) Digital Marketing
18 36 (6.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 591 (100.00%) Java
2 249 (42.13%) JavaScript
3 173 (29.27%) SQL
4 77 (13.03%) Java 8
5 69 (11.68%) Python
6 55 (9.31%) C#
7 29 (4.91%) PHP
8 27 (4.57%) C++
9 25 (4.23%) C
10 23 (3.89%) Scala
11 22 (3.72%) Shell Script
12 21 (3.55%) PL/SQL
13 20 (3.38%) Ruby
14 17 (2.88%) Groovy
14 17 (2.88%) Java 9
15 14 (2.37%) Go
15 14 (2.37%) Perl
16 12 (2.03%) Clojure
17 8 (1.35%) Erlang
18 6 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (14.38%) Degree
2 54 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.05%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.05%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.09%) QA
System Software
1 41 (6.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (3.05%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.03%) Icinga
3 8 (1.35%) Terraform
4 5 (0.85%) Ansible
5 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.51%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.34%) Packer
7 2 (0.34%) Puppet
8 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 91 (15.40%) Oracle
2 37 (6.26%) SAP
3 31 (5.25%) Google
4 27 (4.57%) Apple
5 20 (3.38%) Red Hat
6 18 (3.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (1.35%) Capita
8 7 (1.18%) IBM
8 7 (1.18%) Zend
9 5 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.68%) Adobe
11 3 (0.51%) hybris
11 3 (0.51%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.34%) Gemalto