Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 57 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 536 579 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.20% 5.69% 5.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 5.82% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 440 517 554
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,198 £25,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
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 9,948 9,945 10,549
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 97.75% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8,202 8,278 8,938
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,425
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -4 225 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Gloucestershire +28 115 £55,000 +22.22% 15
Wiltshire -4 80 £42,500 -2.86% 4
Somerset +5 58 £50,000 +21.95% 9
Dorset -5 44 £60,000 +84.62% 5
Devon -19 10 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cornwall -2 2 £36,000 -12.73% 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 536 (100.00%) Java
2 355 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (51.68%) Spring
4 199 (37.13%) JavaScript
5 185 (34.51%) Scrum
6 178 (33.21%) TDD
7 152 (28.36%) Hibernate
8 149 (27.80%) SQL
9 148 (27.61%) Continuous Integration
10 144 (26.87%) HTML
11 141 (26.31%) CSS
12 132 (24.63%) Web Services
13 125 (23.32%) Software Engineering
14 115 (21.46%) Finance
15 114 (21.27%) JUnit
16 107 (19.96%) Maven
16 107 (19.96%) REST
17 97 (18.10%) XML
18 95 (17.72%) AngularJS
19 93 (17.35%) Linux
20 92 (17.16%) MVC
21 91 (16.98%) Spring MVC
22 88 (16.42%) RESTful
23 85 (15.86%) Java 8
24 81 (15.11%) Git (software)
25 78 (14.55%) Tomcat
26 77 (14.37%) SOAP
26 77 (14.37%) J2EE
27 72 (13.43%) Greenfield Project
28 70 (13.06%) Degree

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 78 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 50 (9.33%) Apache
3 40 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (4.66%) Confluence
5 21 (3.92%) JBoss
6 18 (3.36%) Mule
7 14 (2.61%) Alfresco
8 13 (2.43%) Apache Spark
9 11 (2.05%) Mule ESB
10 9 (1.68%) Joomla!
10 9 (1.68%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.49%) CMS
12 7 (1.31%) Jetty
13 3 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.37%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.37%) IIS
15 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.19%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 58 (10.82%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.99%) SaaS
4 14 (2.61%) Amazon S3
4 14 (2.61%) GitHub
5 12 (2.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.29%) Internet
2 8 (1.49%) IPv4
2 8 (1.49%) IPv6
2 8 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.56%) PPP
3 3 (0.56%) SMS
4 2 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.13%) MongoDB
2 62 (11.57%) Big Data
3 53 (9.89%) MySQL
4 46 (8.58%) NoSQL
5 29 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 25 (4.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (4.29%) SQL Server
9 21 (3.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 21 (3.92%) Hadoop
10 14 (2.61%) Blockchain
11 12 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.87%) Neo4j
13 8 (1.49%) Couchbase
13 8 (1.49%) InfluxDB
13 8 (1.49%) Redis
14 7 (1.31%) Riak
15 5 (0.93%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 114 (21.27%) JUnit
2 107 (19.96%) Maven
3 81 (15.11%) Git (software)
4 69 (12.87%) JIRA
5 66 (12.31%) Subversion
6 59 (11.01%) Jenkins
7 52 (9.70%) Eclipse
8 35 (6.53%) Selenium
9 30 (5.60%) Cucumber
10 19 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (3.17%) IntelliJ
12 16 (2.99%) Ant
13 14 (2.61%) Bitbucket
13 14 (2.61%) EasyMock
14 13 (2.43%) Jasmine
14 13 (2.43%) Protractor
14 13 (2.43%) TestNG
15 12 (2.24%) Liquibase
16 11 (2.05%) Mockito
17 9 (1.68%) WebDriver
General
1 115 (21.46%) Finance
2 68 (12.69%) Telecoms
3 62 (11.57%) Marketing
4 61 (11.38%) Electronics
4 61 (11.38%) Manufacturing
5 31 (5.78%) Retail
6 17 (3.17%) Law
7 10 (1.87%) Back Office
8 8 (1.49%) Banking
9 6 (1.12%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (51.68%) Spring
2 152 (28.36%) Hibernate
3 144 (26.87%) HTML
4 141 (26.31%) CSS
5 132 (24.63%) Web Services
6 107 (19.96%) REST
7 97 (18.10%) XML
8 95 (17.72%) AngularJS
9 91 (16.98%) Spring MVC
10 88 (16.42%) RESTful
11 77 (14.37%) J2EE
11 77 (14.37%) SOAP
12 69 (12.87%) React
13 61 (11.38%) JPA
14 55 (10.26%) HTML5
15 54 (10.07%) Java EE
15 54 (10.07%) JSON
16 47 (8.77%) JSF
17 39 (7.28%) .NET
18 37 (6.90%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.43%) Greenfield Project
2 64 (11.94%) Computer Science
3 23 (4.29%) RIA
4 18 (3.36%) User Experience
5 16 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.80%) Fintech
7 11 (2.05%) Wiki
8 6 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (0.93%) iPad
9 5 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.75%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.56%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.56%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.37%) Chip and PIN
12 2 (0.37%) CUDA
12 2 (0.37%) Industry 4.0
13 1 (0.19%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 93 (17.35%) Linux
2 38 (7.09%) Android
3 25 (4.66%) Apple iOS
4 24 (4.48%) CentOS
5 23 (4.29%) Unix
6 11 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.49%) FreeBSD
8 6 (1.12%) Windows
9 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (34.51%) Scrum
3 178 (33.21%) TDD
4 148 (27.61%) Continuous Integration
5 125 (23.32%) Software Engineering
6 92 (17.16%) MVC
7 63 (11.75%) SDLC
8 61 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
8 61 (11.38%) Digital Marketing
8 61 (11.38%) Programme Management
9 49 (9.14%) E-Commerce
9 49 (9.14%) Open Source
10 48 (8.96%) BDD
10 48 (8.96%) Microservices
11 45 (8.40%) DevOps
12 44 (8.21%) Artificial Intelligence
13 43 (8.02%) OO
14 42 (7.84%) Unit Testing
15 41 (7.65%) UML
16 38 (7.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 536 (100.00%) Java
2 199 (37.13%) JavaScript
3 149 (27.80%) SQL
4 85 (15.86%) Java 8
5 69 (12.87%) Python
6 49 (9.14%) C#
7 47 (8.77%) C++
8 36 (6.72%) PHP
9 32 (5.97%) Scala
10 21 (3.92%) PL/SQL
10 21 (3.92%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.36%) Go
12 14 (2.61%) C
12 14 (2.61%) Groovy
12 14 (2.61%) Java 9
13 9 (1.68%) Clojure
14 7 (1.31%) Perl
14 7 (1.31%) Ruby
15 4 (0.75%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.19%) ES6
Qualifications
1 70 (13.06%) Degree
2 60 (11.19%) Security Cleared
3 36 (6.72%) DV Cleared
3 36 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 35 (6.53%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 22 (4.10%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.49%) Ansible
2 8 (1.49%) Icinga
3 5 (0.93%) Puppet
4 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.75%) Terraform
5 1 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.19%) linkerd
5 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 68 (12.69%) Oracle
2 61 (11.38%) SAP
3 24 (4.48%) Red Hat
4 19 (3.54%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.43%) Google
6 11 (2.05%) Apple
7 7 (1.31%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe
8 3 (0.56%) IBM
9 2 (0.37%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (0.37%) Zend
10 1 (0.19%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.19%) Twitter