Period
to 17 July 2019

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 July 2019.

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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 59 49
Rank change year-on-year -32 -10 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 354 568 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.49% 5.22% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 5.40% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 310 493 568
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 9,793 10,524 10,209
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.72% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7,834 8,743 8,505
South West median annual salary £43,839 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 17 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -34 134 £47,500 - 13
Gloucestershire -22 87 £47,500 -13.64% 12
Dorset +46 67 £57,500 +4.55% 5
Wiltshire -58 32 £45,000 - 7
Devon +3 15 £50,000 +14.29% 5
Somerset -18 14 £51,250 -5.09% 1
Cornwall +29 4 £39,250 +8.28% 1
Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 354 (100.00%) Java
2 230 (64.97%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (39.83%) Spring
4 111 (31.36%) JavaScript
5 105 (29.66%) TDD
6 99 (27.97%) Hibernate
7 94 (26.55%) Web Services
8 92 (25.99%) Security Cleared
9 73 (20.62%) Software Engineering
10 70 (19.77%) Artificial Intelligence
10 70 (19.77%) Linux
10 70 (19.77%) Big Data
11 66 (18.64%) Scrum
12 64 (18.08%) Java 8
13 63 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
14 62 (17.51%) Microservices
15 59 (16.67%) HTML
16 58 (16.38%) Degree
17 56 (15.82%) Maven
18 55 (15.54%) DevOps
18 55 (15.54%) Docker
19 54 (15.25%) Computer Science
19 54 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
20 53 (14.97%) DV Cleared
20 53 (14.97%) Finance
21 52 (14.69%) SQL
22 51 (14.41%) MongoDB
23 50 (14.12%) Law
24 49 (13.84%) XML
24 49 (13.84%) REST

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 25 (7.06%) Apache
2 19 (5.37%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.52%) JBoss
3 16 (4.52%) WebLogic
4 15 (4.24%) Tomcat
4 15 (4.24%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.95%) Apache Spark
6 10 (2.82%) Apache Pig
6 10 (2.82%) Apache Solr
6 10 (2.82%) Confluence
7 5 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.85%) Drupal
8 3 (0.85%) Jetty
8 3 (0.85%) Mule
8 3 (0.85%) Mule ESB
9 2 (0.56%) Ethereum
Cloud Services
1 54 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.67%) GitHub
4 12 (3.39%) SaaS
5 10 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.41%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.85%) Serverless
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.56%) Route 53
9 1 (0.28%) G Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.28%) Heroku
9 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.52%) Bluetooth
2 12 (3.39%) Internet
3 3 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.56%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) Parlay
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.77%) Big Data
2 51 (14.41%) MongoDB
3 42 (11.86%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.50%) MySQL
5 19 (5.37%) Blockchain
6 16 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.95%) Hadoop
7 14 (3.95%) Redis
8 11 (3.11%) HBase
8 11 (3.11%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.69%) OrientDB
11 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.41%) Oracle Discoverer
11 5 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
11 5 (1.41%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.13%) Aerospike
12 4 (1.13%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 56 (15.82%) Maven
2 48 (13.56%) Git (software)
3 44 (12.43%) JUnit
4 37 (10.45%) JIRA
5 24 (6.78%) Jenkins
6 19 (5.37%) Eclipse
7 18 (5.08%) IntelliJ
7 18 (5.08%) Subversion
8 11 (3.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (3.11%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.82%) NetBeans
9 10 (2.82%) Selenium
10 8 (2.26%) Bitbucket
10 8 (2.26%) Bitbucket Server
11 7 (1.98%) EasyMock
12 4 (1.13%) Ant
12 4 (1.13%) Ranorex
12 4 (1.13%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.85%) Gradle
13 3 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 53 (14.97%) Finance
2 50 (14.12%) Law
3 19 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.80%) Marketing
5 16 (4.52%) Electronics
5 16 (4.52%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.98%) Back Office
7 6 (1.69%) Retail
8 5 (1.41%) Banking
8 5 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (39.83%) Spring
2 99 (27.97%) Hibernate
3 94 (26.55%) Web Services
4 59 (16.67%) HTML
5 49 (13.84%) Java EE
5 49 (13.84%) REST
5 49 (13.84%) XML
6 46 (12.99%) CSS
7 44 (12.43%) Spring Boot
8 41 (11.58%) JSF
9 37 (10.45%) JPA
9 37 (10.45%) SOAP
10 35 (9.89%) AngularJS
11 29 (8.19%) React
11 29 (8.19%) RESTful
12 26 (7.34%) HTML5
13 24 (6.78%) EJB
14 23 (6.50%) JMS
14 23 (6.50%) Node.js
15 22 (6.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.56%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (3.95%) Algorithms
2 14 (3.95%) User Experience
3 11 (3.11%) RIA
4 9 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.98%) Wiki
6 6 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.69%) Tandem
7 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.28%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.28%) PMI
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.77%) Linux
2 38 (10.73%) Android
3 16 (4.52%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.67%) Unix
5 9 (2.54%) CentOS
6 7 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.13%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) Fedora
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (64.97%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (29.66%) TDD
3 73 (20.62%) Software Engineering
4 70 (19.77%) Artificial Intelligence
5 66 (18.64%) Scrum
6 63 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (17.51%) Microservices
8 55 (15.54%) DevOps
9 54 (15.25%) Computer Science
10 46 (12.99%) Open Source
11 45 (12.71%) Analytics
12 39 (11.02%) Machine Learning
13 38 (10.73%) OO
14 36 (10.17%) Android Development
15 34 (9.60%) SDLC
16 33 (9.32%) Test Automation
17 30 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
18 29 (8.19%) BDD
19 28 (7.91%) Software Architecture
20 23 (6.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 354 (100.00%) Java
2 111 (31.36%) JavaScript
3 64 (18.08%) Java 8
4 52 (14.69%) SQL
5 35 (9.89%) C++
6 28 (7.91%) Python
7 20 (5.65%) Kotlin
8 17 (4.80%) C#
9 15 (4.24%) Go
10 13 (3.67%) C
10 13 (3.67%) Java 9
11 10 (2.82%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.69%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.41%) PHP
13 5 (1.41%) Ruby
14 4 (1.13%) Scala
15 3 (0.85%) Clojure
15 3 (0.85%) ES6
16 2 (0.56%) Groovy
17 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 92 (25.99%) Security Cleared
2 58 (16.38%) Degree
3 53 (14.97%) DV Cleared
4 33 (9.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (8.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.26%) QA
System Software
1 55 (15.54%) Docker
2 10 (2.82%) HDFS
3 3 (0.85%) Firmware
4 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (8.19%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.82%) Hadoop YARN
3 4 (1.13%) Puppet
4 3 (0.85%) Ansible
5 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.28%) Mesos
6 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (9.60%) Oracle
2 16 (4.52%) SAP
3 13 (3.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.54%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.26%) IBM
6 6 (1.69%) IBM Sterling
7 4 (1.13%) Apple
8 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.85%) Google
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com