Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £41,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 44 48
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 566 638 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.54% 5.87% 5.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.68% 6.05% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 515 575 633
South West median annual salary £41,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.68% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £32,500 £29,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £69,500 £63,750
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 9964 10538 11547
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.99% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8263 8900 9774
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 £24,613 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -18 223 £40,000 -15.79% 9
Gloucestershire +4 101 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Somerset -8 96 £41,000 -13.68% 2
Devon +39 61 £40,000 -5.88%
Wiltshire +2 61 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Dorset -32 19 £38,000 -49.33% 2
Cornwall - 4 £36,250 -
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 565 (99.82%) Java
2 387 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
3 307 (54.24%) Spring
4 244 (43.11%) Hibernate
5 234 (41.34%) JavaScript
6 184 (32.51%) Web Services
7 176 (31.10%) HTML
8 167 (29.51%) Git (software)
9 164 (28.98%) TDD
10 149 (26.33%) Finance
11 147 (25.97%) SQL
11 147 (25.97%) XML
12 146 (25.80%) Scrum
13 143 (25.27%) REST
14 142 (25.09%) Linux
15 135 (23.85%) Software Engineering
16 128 (22.61%) JUnit
17 127 (22.44%) CSS
18 123 (21.73%) Tomcat
19 112 (19.79%) AngularJS
20 111 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
21 110 (19.43%) NoSQL
22 108 (19.08%) SOAP
23 107 (18.90%) JPA
24 106 (18.73%) MVC
25 104 (18.37%) JIRA
26 99 (17.49%) Degree
27 90 (15.90%) Manufacturing
27 90 (15.90%) MongoDB
28 89 (15.72%) Hadoop

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
1 123 (21.73%) Tomcat
2 72 (12.72%) JBoss
3 64 (11.31%) Mule
4 55 (9.72%) Mule ESB
5 36 (6.36%) Apache Solr
6 35 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (5.48%) Apache
8 19 (3.36%) Apache Spark
9 16 (2.83%) Confluence
10 13 (2.30%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.94%) Jetty
12 9 (1.59%) Alfresco
12 9 (1.59%) OpenStack
12 9 (1.59%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.41%) Joomla!
14 6 (1.06%) nginx
15 5 (0.88%) IIS
16 4 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.53%) Apache Pig
18 2 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 111 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (10.78%) SaaS
3 60 (10.60%) Amazon EC2
4 23 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.41%) GitHub
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.35%) Bluemix
6 2 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.83%) Internet
2 15 (2.65%) HTTP
3 3 (0.53%) Intranet
4 2 (0.35%) AMQP
4 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.35%) SMS
4 2 (0.35%) SNMP
5 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) HbbTV
5 1 (0.18%) LDAP
5 1 (0.18%) NGN
5 1 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (19.43%) NoSQL
2 90 (15.90%) MongoDB
3 89 (15.72%) Hadoop
4 61 (10.78%) SQL Server
5 60 (10.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 54 (9.54%) Relational Database
7 46 (8.13%) MySQL
8 41 (7.24%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (5.12%) Big Data
9 29 (5.12%) Oracle Database
9 29 (5.12%) RDBMS
10 17 (3.00%) Redis
11 13 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.41%) Couchbase
12 8 (1.41%) Riak
13 7 (1.24%) MS Access
14 6 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (0.88%) Apache Hive
16 4 (0.71%) Blockchain
17 3 (0.53%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 167 (29.51%) Git (software)
2 128 (22.61%) JUnit
3 104 (18.37%) JIRA
4 82 (14.49%) Maven
5 76 (13.43%) IntelliJ
6 74 (13.07%) Jenkins
7 51 (9.01%) Eclipse
8 40 (7.07%) Selenium
8 40 (7.07%) Subversion
9 30 (5.30%) TeamCity
10 20 (3.53%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.30%) Mockito
12 8 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.41%) Gradle
13 7 (1.24%) EasyMock
13 7 (1.24%) NetBeans
14 6 (1.06%) Ant
14 6 (1.06%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.88%) Vagrant
16 3 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 149 (26.33%) Finance
2 90 (15.90%) Manufacturing
3 86 (15.19%) Telecoms
4 84 (14.84%) Marketing
5 82 (14.49%) Electronics
6 77 (13.60%) Retail
7 40 (7.07%) Banking
8 7 (1.24%) Law
9 6 (1.06%) Advertising
10 4 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (54.24%) Spring
2 244 (43.11%) Hibernate
3 184 (32.51%) Web Services
4 176 (31.10%) HTML
5 147 (25.97%) XML
6 143 (25.27%) REST
7 127 (22.44%) CSS
8 112 (19.79%) AngularJS
9 108 (19.08%) SOAP
10 107 (18.90%) JPA
11 87 (15.37%) Spring MVC
12 85 (15.02%) J2EE
13 84 (14.84%) JSON
14 75 (13.25%) HTML5
15 71 (12.54%) RESTful
16 69 (12.19%) Apache Camel
17 63 (11.13%) React
18 62 (10.95%) Spring Integration
19 51 (9.01%) .NET
20 50 (8.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.13%) Computer Science
2 45 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.71%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.53%) User Experience
6 13 (2.30%) iPad
7 10 (1.77%) RIA
8 8 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.41%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.41%) Life Science
9 6 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.71%) Fintech
10 4 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.71%) NHS
11 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.35%) VLE
13 1 (0.18%) Clustering
13 1 (0.18%) PKI
13 1 (0.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 142 (25.09%) Linux
2 20 (3.53%) Android
2 20 (3.53%) Unix
3 13 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.18%) AIX
5 1 (0.18%) CentOS
5 1 (0.18%) SmartOS
5 1 (0.18%) Windows
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (28.98%) TDD
3 146 (25.80%) Scrum
4 135 (23.85%) Software Engineering
5 106 (18.73%) MVC
6 87 (15.37%) Microservices
7 85 (15.02%) BDD
8 84 (14.84%) Business Intelligence
9 82 (14.49%) Digital Marketing
9 82 (14.49%) Programme Management
10 72 (12.72%) Kanban
11 68 (12.01%) Integration Testing
12 65 (11.48%) E-Commerce
13 60 (10.60%) OO
13 60 (10.60%) Test Automation
14 52 (9.19%) Mathematics
14 52 (9.19%) Unit Testing
15 50 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (8.30%) System Testing
17 44 (7.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 565 (99.82%) Java
2 234 (41.34%) JavaScript
3 147 (25.97%) SQL
4 52 (9.19%) C++
5 50 (8.83%) Python
6 32 (5.65%) C#
7 29 (5.12%) PHP
8 19 (3.36%) C
9 17 (3.00%) Scala
10 16 (2.83%) Go
10 16 (2.83%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.47%) Groovy
12 7 (1.24%) VBA
13 5 (0.88%) Perl
14 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.53%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.53%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.53%) Delphi
15 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (17.49%) Degree
2 62 (10.95%) Security Cleared
3 47 (8.30%) SC Cleared
4 33 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (4.59%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.71%) PhD
8 3 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) MiFID
3 1 (0.18%) ECSS
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (6.01%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 7 (1.24%) Ansible
2 5 (0.88%) Puppet
3 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.53%) Nagios
5 2 (0.35%) Icinga
6 1 (0.18%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.18%) Kibana
6 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.18%) logstash
6 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 82 (14.49%) SAP
2 73 (12.90%) Oracle
3 54 (9.54%) Apple
4 32 (5.65%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.42%) Google
6 8 (1.41%) Cognizant
6 8 (1.41%) IBM
6 8 (1.41%) JD Edwards
6 8 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.06%) Twitter
8 4 (0.71%) Remedy
9 2 (0.35%) Apigee
9 2 (0.35%) Blackboard
9 2 (0.35%) hybris
9 2 (0.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.35%) Zend
10 1 (0.18%) Atlassian