The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 41 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 353 361 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.98% 6.13% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.21% 6.33% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 305 324 311
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
Bristol -6 126 £47,500 +20.25% 17
Somerset +20 56 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Gloucestershire -9 55 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Wiltshire +2 41 £45,000 - 6
Devon -4 25 £37,000 +5.71% 4
Dorset +41 21 £40,000 -42.85% 4
Cornwall - 6 £42,500 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Java 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 West region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 698 (100.00%) Java
2 511 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
3 394 (56.45%) Spring
4 255 (36.53%) SQL
5 247 (35.39%) Hibernate
6 241 (34.53%) JavaScript
7 206 (29.51%) HTML
7 206 (29.51%) REST
8 198 (28.37%) TDD
9 197 (28.22%) Scrum
10 193 (27.65%) Finance
11 180 (25.79%) NoSQL
12 178 (25.50%) OO
13 177 (25.36%) Git (software)
14 154 (22.06%) JUnit
15 152 (21.78%) Degree
16 149 (21.35%) Tomcat
17 144 (20.63%) Software Engineering
18 140 (20.06%) Web Services
19 139 (19.91%) AngularJS
20 135 (19.34%) SDLC
21 131 (18.77%) Maven
22 128 (18.34%) MVC
22 128 (18.34%) CSS
23 126 (18.05%) MongoDB
24 123 (17.62%) SOAP
25 122 (17.48%) XML
26 104 (14.90%) Linux
26 104 (14.90%) J2EE
26 104 (14.90%) Computer Science

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
1 149 (21.35%) Tomcat
2 101 (14.47%) JBoss
3 46 (6.59%) Mule ESB
4 45 (6.45%) Mule
5 43 (6.16%) Apache
6 36 (5.16%) Apache Spark
6 36 (5.16%) WebLogic
7 33 (4.73%) WebSphere
8 31 (4.44%) OpenStack
9 30 (4.30%) Jetty
10 27 (3.87%) Elasticsearch
11 20 (2.87%) Apache Solr
12 14 (2.01%) IIS
13 8 (1.15%) nginx
14 7 (1.00%) Confluence
14 7 (1.00%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.86%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.86%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.86%) Traefik
16 5 (0.72%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 55 (7.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 99 (14.18%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (7.02%) SaaS
3 48 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (6.30%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (2.58%) GitHub
6 4 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.57%) IaaS
6 4 (0.57%) PaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.01%) HTTP
2 23 (3.30%) Internet
3 15 (2.15%) SSL
4 2 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) Intranet
5 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (25.79%) NoSQL
2 126 (18.05%) MongoDB
3 82 (11.75%) MySQL
4 71 (10.17%) Big Data
5 69 (9.89%) Hadoop
6 67 (9.60%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (7.02%) SQL Server
8 47 (6.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 38 (5.44%) Relational Database
10 32 (4.58%) Redis
11 28 (4.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (2.72%) Couchbase
12 19 (2.72%) Riak
13 16 (2.29%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.43%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (1.00%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.00%) HBase
17 5 (0.72%) Apache Accumulo
18 3 (0.43%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 177 (25.36%) Git (software)
2 154 (22.06%) JUnit
3 131 (18.77%) Maven
4 87 (12.46%) Jenkins
5 74 (10.60%) IntelliJ
6 67 (9.60%) JIRA
7 58 (8.31%) Eclipse
8 54 (7.74%) Subversion
9 45 (6.45%) Selenium
10 44 (6.30%) Cucumber
11 32 (4.58%) Ant
12 31 (4.44%) Mockito
13 25 (3.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (3.44%) Gradle
15 14 (2.01%) Vagrant
16 10 (1.43%) EasyMock
16 10 (1.43%) Hudson
16 10 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (1.15%) JMeter
17 8 (1.15%) MSTest
General
1 193 (27.65%) Finance
2 84 (12.03%) Telecoms
3 67 (9.60%) Retail
4 59 (8.45%) Electronics
5 56 (8.02%) Manufacturing
5 56 (8.02%) Marketing
6 45 (6.45%) Banking
7 15 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.01%) Advertising
9 8 (1.15%) Games
10 6 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.57%) Legal
12 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Back Office
13 2 (0.29%) Local Government
14 1 (0.14%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (56.45%) Spring
2 247 (35.39%) Hibernate
3 206 (29.51%) HTML
3 206 (29.51%) REST
4 140 (20.06%) Web Services
5 139 (19.91%) AngularJS
6 128 (18.34%) CSS
7 123 (17.62%) SOAP
8 122 (17.48%) XML
9 104 (14.90%) J2EE
10 91 (13.04%) Spring MVC
11 84 (12.03%) JPA
12 83 (11.89%) HTML5
13 75 (10.74%) JSON
14 70 (10.03%) Spring Integration
15 65 (9.31%) React
16 54 (7.74%) Apache Camel
17 48 (6.88%) RESTful
18 45 (6.45%) Java EE
19 42 (6.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 104 (14.90%) Computer Science
2 81 (11.60%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (3.87%) Mobile App
4 21 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.01%) User Experience
7 10 (1.43%) Derivative
7 10 (1.43%) Equities
7 10 (1.43%) Fixed Income
8 9 (1.29%) Internet of Things
9 8 (1.15%) Fintech
9 8 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.15%) NHS
10 5 (0.72%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.72%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.43%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.43%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.43%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.29%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 104 (14.90%) Linux
2 53 (7.59%) Unix
3 21 (3.01%) Android
4 20 (2.87%) Windows
5 17 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (28.37%) TDD
3 197 (28.22%) Scrum
4 178 (25.50%) OO
5 144 (20.63%) Software Engineering
6 135 (19.34%) SDLC
7 128 (18.34%) MVC
8 101 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
9 78 (11.17%) Kanban
10 76 (10.89%) Unit Testing
11 75 (10.74%) BDD
12 73 (10.46%) Open Source
13 67 (9.60%) Web Development
14 60 (8.60%) Microservices
15 57 (8.17%) Integration Testing
16 55 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (7.88%) Digital Marketing
16 55 (7.88%) Programme Management
17 54 (7.74%) Mentoring
18 52 (7.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 698 (100.00%) Java
2 255 (36.53%) SQL
3 241 (34.53%) JavaScript
4 77 (11.03%) C#
5 49 (7.02%) Python
6 48 (6.88%) PHP
7 40 (5.73%) Go
8 36 (5.16%) C++
9 32 (4.58%) C
10 24 (3.44%) Shell Script
11 23 (3.30%) Perl
12 22 (3.15%) Bash Shell
12 22 (3.15%) Scala
13 16 (2.29%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.86%) Ruby
15 10 (1.43%) Groovy
16 8 (1.15%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.57%) Clojure
18 3 (0.43%) CoffeeScript
18 3 (0.43%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 152 (21.78%) Degree
2 60 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 43 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.29%) PhD
5 14 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.14%) ISEB
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.14%) MCSD
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.57%) ISO 14001
3 3 (0.43%) QA
3 3 (0.43%) SLA
4 2 (0.29%) TickIT
5 1 (0.14%) FATCA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) SDET
5 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 26 (3.72%) Docker
2 8 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.57%) Firmware
4 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (5.44%) Ansible
2 32 (4.58%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (4.58%) Puppet
3 19 (2.72%) Kibana
3 19 (2.72%) logstash
3 19 (2.72%) Salt
4 5 (0.72%) Oozie
5 3 (0.43%) Icinga
6 2 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 102 (14.61%) Oracle
2 55 (7.88%) SAP
3 42 (6.02%) Apple
4 11 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.43%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.43%) TIBCO
6 9 (1.29%) Google
7 6 (0.86%) Apigee
8 4 (0.57%) Serena
9 3 (0.43%) Infobright
10 2 (0.29%) Adobe
10 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.29%) Coverity
10 2 (0.29%) IBM
10 2 (0.29%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.14%) hybris
11 1 (0.14%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.14%) Solace
11 1 (0.14%) Sybase
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Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Pension and Healthcare
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