Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 44 47
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 549 644 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.46% 6.13% 5.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.62% 6.34% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 512 580 604
South West median annual salary £41,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £33,243 £29,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £78,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 9,770 10,162 11,099
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 96.70% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8,078 8,558 9,407
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,838 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £61,250
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -10 242 £42,500 -10.53% 34
Gloucestershire +12 100 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Somerset +11 94 £41,000 -13.68% 26
Devon +40 44 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Wiltshire -33 28 £43,750 -7.89% 5
Dorset -56 28 £40,000 -46.67% 6
Cornwall +2 13 £35,000 -31.71% 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 548 (99.82%) Java
2 388 (70.67%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (51.91%) Spring
4 229 (41.71%) JavaScript
5 210 (38.25%) Hibernate
6 170 (30.97%) Web Services
7 165 (30.05%) HTML
8 163 (29.69%) TDD
9 146 (26.59%) Git (software)
10 139 (25.32%) SQL
11 133 (24.23%) Software Engineering
12 130 (23.68%) Scrum
13 128 (23.32%) Linux
14 124 (22.59%) REST
15 119 (21.68%) CSS
16 116 (21.13%) Tomcat
17 110 (20.04%) Finance
18 109 (19.85%) MVC
18 109 (19.85%) XML
19 108 (19.67%) NoSQL
20 106 (19.31%) AngularJS
21 104 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
22 100 (18.21%) JUnit
23 93 (16.94%) SOAP
24 90 (16.39%) JIRA
25 89 (16.21%) Microservices
26 88 (16.03%) Degree
27 86 (15.66%) J2EE
27 86 (15.66%) JPA
28 82 (14.94%) 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
1 116 (21.13%) Tomcat
2 62 (11.29%) JBoss
3 57 (10.38%) Mule
4 51 (9.29%) Mule ESB
5 43 (7.83%) Apache
6 33 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (4.74%) Apache Solr
8 23 (4.19%) Apache Spark
9 13 (2.37%) Jetty
10 8 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.46%) WebLogic
11 7 (1.28%) IIS
12 6 (1.09%) Alfresco
12 6 (1.09%) Confluence
12 6 (1.09%) Joomla!
13 4 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.55%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.36%) nginx
15 2 (0.36%) Traefik
15 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 104 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (9.65%) SaaS
3 49 (8.93%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.82%) GitHub
6 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.55%) Bluemix
7 3 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (0.55%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.83%) Internet
2 5 (0.91%) SMS
2 5 (0.91%) SNMP
3 4 (0.73%) HTTP
4 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.18%) AMQP
5 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.18%) LDAP
5 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (19.67%) NoSQL
2 81 (14.75%) MongoDB
3 76 (13.84%) Hadoop
4 54 (9.84%) SQL Server
5 50 (9.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 47 (8.56%) MySQL
7 46 (8.38%) Relational Database
8 35 (6.38%) Big Data
9 33 (6.01%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (4.01%) Oracle Database
10 22 (4.01%) RDBMS
11 15 (2.73%) Redis
12 10 (1.82%) Blockchain
13 9 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
15 5 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (0.91%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.91%) Riak
16 4 (0.73%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 146 (26.59%) Git (software)
2 100 (18.21%) JUnit
3 90 (16.39%) JIRA
4 81 (14.75%) Maven
5 65 (11.84%) IntelliJ
6 50 (9.11%) Jenkins
7 36 (6.56%) Eclipse
8 31 (5.65%) Subversion
9 26 (4.74%) Selenium
9 26 (4.74%) TeamCity
10 15 (2.73%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.28%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.28%) NetBeans
11 7 (1.28%) Robot Framework
12 6 (1.09%) Mockito
13 5 (0.91%) JMeter
13 5 (0.91%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.73%) EasyMock
14 4 (0.73%) Gradle
General
1 110 (20.04%) Finance
2 66 (12.02%) Telecoms
3 65 (11.84%) Manufacturing
3 65 (11.84%) Marketing
4 63 (11.48%) Electronics
5 61 (11.11%) Retail
6 26 (4.74%) Banking
7 6 (1.09%) Law
8 3 (0.55%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (51.91%) Spring
2 210 (38.25%) Hibernate
3 170 (30.97%) Web Services
4 165 (30.05%) HTML
5 124 (22.59%) REST
6 119 (21.68%) CSS
7 109 (19.85%) XML
8 106 (19.31%) AngularJS
9 93 (16.94%) SOAP
10 86 (15.66%) J2EE
10 86 (15.66%) JPA
11 75 (13.66%) Spring MVC
12 73 (13.30%) JSON
13 72 (13.11%) HTML5
14 70 (12.75%) RESTful
15 66 (12.02%) React
16 65 (11.84%) Apache Camel
17 52 (9.47%) Node.js
18 51 (9.29%) Spring Integration
19 47 (8.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.93%) Computer Science
2 39 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (5.28%) User Experience
4 26 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.91%) Fintech
7 13 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (2.37%) RIA
8 9 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.73%) iPad
12 2 (0.36%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.36%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.36%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.36%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.36%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.36%) Life Science
12 2 (0.36%) Social Media
12 2 (0.36%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 128 (23.32%) Linux
2 23 (4.19%) Unix
3 15 (2.73%) Android
4 10 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.18%) AIX
6 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (70.67%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (29.69%) TDD
3 133 (24.23%) Software Engineering
4 130 (23.68%) Scrum
5 109 (19.85%) MVC
6 89 (16.21%) Microservices
7 82 (14.94%) BDD
8 81 (14.75%) OO
9 69 (12.57%) Test Automation
10 65 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
11 63 (11.48%) Digital Marketing
11 63 (11.48%) Programme Management
12 60 (10.93%) Kanban
13 56 (10.20%) Integration Testing
14 54 (9.84%) E-Commerce
15 49 (8.93%) SDLC
16 45 (8.20%) Mathematics
17 44 (8.01%) Open Source
18 42 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 548 (99.82%) Java
2 229 (41.71%) JavaScript
3 139 (25.32%) SQL
4 44 (8.01%) Python
5 39 (7.10%) C++
6 38 (6.92%) C#
7 20 (3.64%) PHP
8 19 (3.46%) Scala
9 9 (1.64%) Groovy
10 8 (1.46%) Go
11 7 (1.28%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.28%) C
12 6 (1.09%) Erlang
12 6 (1.09%) Perl
12 6 (1.09%) Ruby
12 6 (1.09%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.91%) Java 9
14 4 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 88 (16.03%) Degree
2 57 (10.38%) Security Cleared
3 40 (7.29%) SC Cleared
4 22 (4.01%) Numerate Degree
5 19 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.91%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.74%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) MiFID
3 1 (0.18%) ECSS
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (7.83%) Docker
2 3 (0.55%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 5 (0.91%) Ansible
1 5 (0.91%) Puppet
2 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.55%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.36%) Icinga
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
5 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (11.48%) SAP
2 53 (9.65%) Apple
2 53 (9.65%) Oracle
3 27 (4.92%) Google
4 26 (4.74%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.09%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.09%) Twitter
6 5 (0.91%) IBM
6 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.73%) Remedy
8 3 (0.55%) Zend
9 2 (0.36%) Apigee
9 2 (0.36%) Blackboard
9 2 (0.36%) Capita
9 2 (0.36%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.36%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.18%) hybris