Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 51 56
Rank change year-on-year -41 +5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 283 531 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.26% 5.43% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 5.64% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 226 447 512
South West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.95% -18.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 8,350 9,420 9,805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.29% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6,783 7,533 8,101
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -4 99 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Gloucestershire -16 89 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Wiltshire -49 32 £62,500 +47.06% 7
Dorset -44 25 £40,000 -33.33% 5
Devon -18 16 £51,250 +2.50% 5
Somerset -23 15 £43,250 -13.50% 8
Cornwall +12 6 £55,000 +52.78%
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 283 (100.00%) Java
2 173 (61.13%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (43.46%) Spring
4 93 (32.86%) JavaScript
5 77 (27.21%) TDD
6 75 (26.50%) SQL
7 72 (25.44%) Hibernate
8 65 (22.97%) REST
9 64 (22.61%) Software Engineering
9 64 (22.61%) JUnit
10 60 (21.20%) Security Cleared
11 59 (20.85%) Web Services
12 56 (19.79%) MySQL
13 55 (19.43%) Maven
14 53 (18.73%) Microservices
15 50 (17.67%) Docker
16 48 (16.96%) Spring Boot
16 48 (16.96%) XML
17 47 (16.61%) Linux
18 44 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (15.55%) Scrum
19 42 (14.84%) Git (software)
20 41 (14.49%) AWS
20 41 (14.49%) CSS
20 41 (14.49%) HTML
21 40 (14.13%) AngularJS
22 39 (13.78%) JPA
23 38 (13.43%) Finance
23 38 (13.43%) DevOps
24 37 (13.07%) 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 29 (10.25%) JBoss
2 19 (6.71%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.65%) Apache
4 8 (2.83%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.12%) Confluence
6 6 (2.12%) Red Hat Fuse
6 6 (2.12%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.12%) WildFly
7 4 (1.41%) Mule
7 4 (1.41%) Mule ESB
8 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.35%) Jetty
10 1 (0.35%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.49%) AWS
2 16 (5.65%) Azure
3 15 (5.30%) GCP
4 9 (3.18%) SaaS
5 7 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.06%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.35%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.24%) HTTPS
2 9 (3.18%) SSL
3 8 (2.83%) HTTP
3 8 (2.83%) Internet
4 2 (0.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.79%) MySQL
2 29 (10.25%) MongoDB
3 28 (9.89%) NoSQL
3 28 (9.89%) Relational Database
4 26 (9.19%) SQL Server
5 22 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (6.36%) Big Data
7 10 (3.53%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.83%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.83%) Infinispan
9 7 (2.47%) Geospatial Data
9 7 (2.47%) GIS
9 7 (2.47%) JasperReports
10 4 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.41%) ArangoDB
10 4 (1.41%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.06%) DB2
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.06%) OrientDB
11 3 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 64 (22.61%) JUnit
2 55 (19.43%) Maven
3 42 (14.84%) Git (software)
4 33 (11.66%) Eclipse
5 28 (9.89%) Jenkins
6 22 (7.77%) JIRA
7 19 (6.71%) IntelliJ
8 18 (6.36%) Ant
9 14 (4.95%) Subversion
10 11 (3.89%) Cucumber
11 9 (3.18%) FishEye
12 8 (2.83%) NUnit
12 8 (2.83%) Visual Studio
13 7 (2.47%) ClearQuest
13 7 (2.47%) CruiseControl
13 7 (2.47%) Hudson
13 7 (2.47%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.77%) Gradle
14 5 (1.77%) Mockito
15 4 (1.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 38 (13.43%) Finance
2 25 (8.83%) Law
3 18 (6.36%) Public Sector
4 16 (5.65%) Electronics
4 16 (5.65%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.65%) Marketing
4 16 (5.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.77%) Automotive
5 5 (1.77%) Banking
5 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.77%) Retail
6 1 (0.35%) Fire and Rescue
6 1 (0.35%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (43.46%) Spring
2 72 (25.44%) Hibernate
3 65 (22.97%) REST
4 59 (20.85%) Web Services
5 48 (16.96%) Spring Boot
5 48 (16.96%) XML
6 41 (14.49%) CSS
6 41 (14.49%) HTML
7 40 (14.13%) AngularJS
8 39 (13.78%) JPA
9 31 (10.95%) RESTful
10 30 (10.60%) JSON
11 29 (10.25%) SOAP
12 23 (8.13%) Java EE
13 21 (7.42%) React
14 19 (6.71%) JMS
15 18 (6.36%) J2EE
15 18 (6.36%) jQuery
16 16 (5.65%) HTML5
17 15 (5.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (2.47%) RIA
2 7 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (1.77%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.41%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.06%) User Experience
6 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.35%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.61%) Linux
2 20 (7.07%) Android
3 14 (4.95%) Unix
4 10 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.12%) Windows
6 4 (1.41%) CentOS
6 4 (1.41%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.71%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (61.13%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (27.21%) TDD
3 64 (22.61%) Software Engineering
4 53 (18.73%) Microservices
5 44 (15.55%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (15.55%) Scrum
6 38 (13.43%) DevOps
7 32 (11.31%) OO
8 31 (10.95%) BDD
9 28 (9.89%) UML
9 28 (9.89%) Unit Testing
10 25 (8.83%) Test Automation
11 23 (8.13%) Computer Science
12 19 (6.71%) Continuous Deployment
13 18 (6.36%) Kanban
14 16 (5.65%) Android Development
14 16 (5.65%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (5.65%) MVC
14 16 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (5.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (100.00%) Java
2 93 (32.86%) JavaScript
3 75 (26.50%) SQL
4 36 (12.72%) C++
5 30 (10.60%) C#
6 24 (8.48%) Java 8
6 24 (8.48%) Python
7 16 (5.65%) C
8 13 (4.59%) TypeScript
9 10 (3.53%) Go
10 8 (2.83%) PHP
11 7 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.12%) Scala
13 3 (1.06%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.06%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.71%) Perl
14 2 (0.71%) Ruby
14 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (21.20%) Security Cleared
2 37 (13.07%) Degree
3 34 (12.01%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.12%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) TickIT
System Software
1 50 (17.67%) Docker
2 7 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.71%) HDFS
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 28 (9.89%) Kubernetes
2 9 (3.18%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (10.60%) Oracle
2 23 (8.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.65%) Atlassian
3 16 (5.65%) SAP
4 15 (5.30%) Google
5 7 (2.47%) Adobe
6 4 (1.41%) Apple
6 4 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.71%) VMware
9 1 (0.35%) hybris
9 1 (0.35%) Plumtree