Period
to 31 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 31 May 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 West
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 78 56
Rank change year-on-year +4 -22 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 225 406 580
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.91% 4.12% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 4.26% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 220 380 542
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,625 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,375 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -

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 5,492 9,523 10,328
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 96.73% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,468 7,552 8,565
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,557 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.74% +0.13% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,672 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.44% +3.34% +5.26%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 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
Bristol +23 92 £50,000 +8.11% 8
Gloucestershire +9 50 £50,000 - 5
Wiltshire +24 34 £65,000 +44.44% 5
Dorset -20 21 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Somerset +14 20 £50,000 - 4
Devon -1 8 £26,500 -47.00% 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 West region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 225 (100.00%) Java
2 148 (65.78%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (56.89%) Spring
4 74 (32.89%) TDD
5 70 (31.11%) JavaScript
6 68 (30.22%) Web Services
7 66 (29.33%) SQL
8 65 (28.89%) BDD
9 64 (28.44%) Software Engineering
10 63 (28.00%) RESTful
11 61 (27.11%) AngularJS
12 55 (24.44%) Scrum
13 51 (22.67%) Docker
14 47 (20.89%) JUnit
14 47 (20.89%) Microservices
15 44 (19.56%) Security Cleared
16 43 (19.11%) DevOps
16 43 (19.11%) Maven
17 42 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (17.78%) Jenkins
18 40 (17.78%) Hibernate
19 39 (17.33%) MySQL
19 39 (17.33%) TypeScript
19 39 (17.33%) Spring Boot
20 38 (16.89%) OO
21 36 (16.00%) AWS
22 33 (14.67%) Linux
22 33 (14.67%) Degree
23 32 (14.22%) Oracle
24 31 (13.78%) Finance

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 29 (12.89%) Tomcat
2 18 (8.00%) Apache
3 6 (2.67%) Confluence
4 5 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.22%) JBoss
5 4 (1.78%) WildFly
6 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.00%) AWS
2 17 (7.56%) Azure
3 14 (6.22%) GCP
4 12 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.22%) SaaS
6 4 (1.78%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (1.33%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.67%) Internet
2 2 (0.89%) Network Security
2 2 (0.89%) Skype
3 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.33%) MySQL
2 25 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (8.44%) MongoDB
3 19 (8.44%) SQL Server
4 17 (7.56%) NoSQL
5 15 (6.67%) Big Data
6 13 (5.78%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.67%) GIS
7 6 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.44%) ArangoDB
9 1 (0.44%) DB2
9 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 47 (20.89%) JUnit
2 43 (19.11%) Maven
3 40 (17.78%) Jenkins
4 24 (10.67%) Git (software)
5 19 (8.44%) Cucumber
6 16 (7.11%) JIRA
7 14 (6.22%) Mockito
8 13 (5.78%) SonarQube
9 12 (5.33%) DbUnit
9 12 (5.33%) jMock
10 11 (4.89%) Eclipse
11 10 (4.44%) Gradle
11 10 (4.44%) Selenium
12 8 (3.56%) Subversion
13 4 (1.78%) Ant
13 4 (1.78%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.78%) CA Release Automation
13 4 (1.78%) HP UFT
14 3 (1.33%) IntelliJ
15 2 (0.89%) JBehave
General
1 31 (13.78%) Finance
2 14 (6.22%) Law
3 5 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.78%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.89%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.89%) Electronics
5 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.89%) Marketing
5 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Automotive
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (56.89%) Spring
2 68 (30.22%) Web Services
3 63 (28.00%) RESTful
4 61 (27.11%) AngularJS
5 40 (17.78%) Hibernate
6 39 (17.33%) Spring Boot
7 31 (13.78%) REST
8 27 (12.00%) J2EE
9 26 (11.56%) React
9 26 (11.56%) SOAP
9 26 (11.56%) XML
10 22 (9.78%) CSS
10 22 (9.78%) HTML
11 19 (8.44%) Node.js
12 14 (6.22%) Java EE
12 14 (6.22%) Vue.js
13 13 (5.78%) jQuery
14 12 (5.33%) JMS
14 12 (5.33%) PowerMock
15 11 (4.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.11%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.78%) Tandem
6 3 (1.33%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.89%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.44%) Blog
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.67%) Linux
2 12 (5.33%) Unix
3 8 (3.56%) Android
4 5 (2.22%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.78%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.33%) Windows
7 2 (0.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (65.78%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (32.89%) TDD
3 65 (28.89%) BDD
4 64 (28.44%) Software Engineering
5 55 (24.44%) Scrum
6 47 (20.89%) Microservices
7 43 (19.11%) DevOps
8 42 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (16.89%) OO
10 25 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
11 24 (10.67%) Fintech
12 22 (9.78%) Computer Science
13 19 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (8.00%) MVC
15 17 (7.56%) Kanban
16 15 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
17 14 (6.22%) Machine Learning
17 14 (6.22%) Unit Testing
18 13 (5.78%) E-Commerce
19 12 (5.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 225 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (31.11%) JavaScript
3 66 (29.33%) SQL
4 39 (17.33%) TypeScript
5 22 (9.78%) C++
6 20 (8.89%) Java 8
7 15 (6.67%) Go
8 11 (4.89%) C#
9 10 (4.44%) Python
10 9 (4.00%) C
10 9 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.78%) Groovy
12 2 (0.89%) Java 9
12 2 (0.89%) Ruby
13 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.44%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (19.56%) Security Cleared
2 33 (14.67%) Degree
3 23 (10.22%) DV Cleared
4 18 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.33%) QA
System Software
1 51 (22.67%) Docker
2 10 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.44%) vSphere
3 2 (0.89%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 23 (10.22%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.22%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 5 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.22%) Puppet
3 3 (1.33%) Ansible
4 2 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 32 (14.22%) Oracle
2 12 (5.33%) Google
3 10 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.44%) VMware
4 8 (3.56%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.67%) MuleSoft
6 5 (2.22%) NetIQ
7 4 (1.78%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.89%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.89%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.89%) SAP
9 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.44%) Talend
9 1 (0.44%) TIBCO