Period
to 19 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 59 45
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 533 543 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.32% 5.33% 6.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.52% 5.47% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 444 500 599
South West median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% -13.68% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 9,659 9,935 10,501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 97.50% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7,777 8,225 8,847
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -9 186 £47,500 +11.76% 26
Gloucestershire +9 91 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Wiltshire +41 89 £42,500 - 13
Dorset +33 69 £60,000 +41.18% 9
Somerset -6 63 £50,000 +21.95% 2
Devon -14 28 £48,750 +21.88% 13
Cornwall +11 8 £36,000 +2.86% 2
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 532 (99.81%) Java
2 331 (62.10%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (50.28%) Spring
4 192 (36.02%) TDD
5 190 (35.65%) JavaScript
6 156 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
7 149 (27.95%) Scrum
8 137 (25.70%) Hibernate
9 136 (25.52%) HTML
10 127 (23.83%) SQL
11 123 (23.08%) CSS
12 122 (22.89%) Web Services
13 118 (22.14%) Software Engineering
14 107 (20.08%) Finance
15 106 (19.89%) Maven
16 100 (18.76%) REST
17 99 (18.57%) AngularJS
18 97 (18.20%) Java 8
19 92 (17.26%) RESTful
20 81 (15.20%) Big Data
21 80 (15.01%) MVC
22 79 (14.82%) Linux
22 79 (14.82%) Git (software)
22 79 (14.82%) Spring MVC
23 75 (14.07%) JUnit
24 74 (13.88%) SOAP
25 72 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
26 70 (13.13%) Security Cleared
27 68 (12.76%) Telecoms
28 67 (12.57%) XML

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 54 (10.13%) Tomcat
2 37 (6.94%) Apache
3 36 (6.75%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (4.13%) Apache Spark
5 15 (2.81%) Confluence
5 15 (2.81%) JBoss
6 12 (2.25%) Alfresco
7 7 (1.31%) Joomla!
7 7 (1.31%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.13%) Apache Pig
8 6 (1.13%) Jetty
9 5 (0.94%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.56%) Mule
10 3 (0.56%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.56%) WildFly
11 2 (0.38%) CMS
12 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.19%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.19%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.38%) SaaS
4 14 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (2.44%) GitHub
6 11 (2.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 11 (2.06%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.69%) Internet
2 5 (0.94%) SSL
3 4 (0.75%) IPv4
3 4 (0.75%) IPv6
3 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.38%) SMS
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (15.20%) Big Data
2 57 (10.69%) MongoDB
3 47 (8.82%) MySQL
4 36 (6.75%) Relational Database
5 30 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
6 29 (5.44%) NoSQL
7 26 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (4.32%) Hadoop
9 17 (3.19%) SQL Server
10 13 (2.44%) Blockchain
11 11 (2.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 11 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (2.06%) Redis
12 10 (1.88%) Couchbase
13 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 6 (1.13%) HBase
15 6 (1.13%) Riak
16 5 (0.94%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 106 (19.89%) Maven
2 79 (14.82%) Git (software)
3 75 (14.07%) JUnit
4 61 (11.44%) Jenkins
4 61 (11.44%) Subversion
5 47 (8.82%) JIRA
6 44 (8.26%) Eclipse
7 25 (4.69%) Cucumber
8 21 (3.94%) Selenium
9 14 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (2.25%) IntelliJ
11 11 (2.06%) Ant
11 11 (2.06%) Bitbucket
11 11 (2.06%) EasyMock
11 11 (2.06%) Liquibase
12 10 (1.88%) Mockito
13 9 (1.69%) Gradle
14 8 (1.50%) NetBeans
15 6 (1.13%) JMeter
15 6 (1.13%) Spock
General
1 107 (20.08%) Finance
2 68 (12.76%) Telecoms
3 63 (11.82%) Marketing
4 62 (11.63%) Electronics
4 62 (11.63%) Manufacturing
5 28 (5.25%) Law
6 15 (2.81%) Retail
7 11 (2.06%) Back Office
8 8 (1.50%) Games
9 7 (1.31%) Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Advertising
11 2 (0.38%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (50.28%) Spring
2 137 (25.70%) Hibernate
3 136 (25.52%) HTML
4 123 (23.08%) CSS
5 122 (22.89%) Web Services
6 100 (18.76%) REST
7 99 (18.57%) AngularJS
8 92 (17.26%) RESTful
9 79 (14.82%) Spring MVC
10 74 (13.88%) SOAP
11 67 (12.57%) XML
12 66 (12.38%) React
13 62 (11.63%) JPA
14 60 (11.26%) J2EE
15 58 (10.88%) HTML5
16 57 (10.69%) Java EE
17 46 (8.63%) JSF
18 44 (8.26%) jQuery
19 40 (7.50%) JSON
20 34 (6.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (4.69%) RIA
3 24 (4.50%) Fintech
4 20 (3.75%) User Experience
5 14 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.88%) Wiki
7 8 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.13%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.94%) iPad
10 4 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.75%) Animation
10 4 (0.75%) Tandem
10 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.56%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (0.56%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.38%) Industry 4.0
12 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 79 (14.82%) Linux
2 55 (10.32%) Android
3 46 (8.63%) Apple iOS
4 22 (4.13%) Unix
5 16 (3.00%) CentOS
6 10 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.50%) Windows
8 5 (0.94%) FreeBSD
9 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (62.10%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (36.02%) TDD
3 156 (29.27%) Continuous Integration
4 149 (27.95%) Scrum
5 118 (22.14%) Software Engineering
6 80 (15.01%) MVC
7 67 (12.57%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (12.57%) SDLC
8 62 (11.63%) Computer Science
8 62 (11.63%) Digital Marketing
8 62 (11.63%) Programme Management
9 47 (8.82%) Microservices
10 46 (8.63%) Open Source
11 44 (8.26%) Mentoring
12 41 (7.69%) UML
13 40 (7.50%) DevOps
14 39 (7.32%) BDD
14 39 (7.32%) E-Commerce
15 36 (6.75%) Artificial Intelligence
15 36 (6.75%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 532 (99.81%) Java
2 190 (35.65%) JavaScript
3 127 (23.83%) SQL
4 97 (18.20%) Java 8
5 67 (12.57%) Python
6 46 (8.63%) C++
7 38 (7.13%) C#
8 31 (5.82%) Scala
9 27 (5.07%) PHP
10 16 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.63%) Groovy
11 14 (2.63%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.44%) Java 9
13 12 (2.25%) Go
14 9 (1.69%) Clojure
15 6 (1.13%) Ruby
15 6 (1.13%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.94%) C
16 5 (0.94%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 65 (12.20%) Degree
3 42 (7.88%) SC Cleared
4 30 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.19%) ISEB
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 38 (7.13%) Docker
2 5 (0.94%) HDFS
2 5 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (3.56%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.31%) Puppet
3 5 (0.94%) Ansible
3 5 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.75%) Icinga
5 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) linkerd
6 1 (0.19%) Salt
6 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (11.63%) SAP
2 52 (9.76%) Oracle
3 19 (3.56%) Atlassian
4 16 (3.00%) Red Hat
5 12 (2.25%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.88%) Google
7 6 (1.13%) IBM
7 6 (1.13%) IBM Sterling
8 5 (0.94%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.56%) Apple
10 2 (0.38%) Teradata
11 1 (0.19%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.19%) Zend