The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Software Developer
England / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 204 212
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 40 51 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.78% 0.90% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.93% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37 49 40
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,500 £45,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4951 5495 5964
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.25% 96.81% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 4612 4892
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Java Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Developer in the South West

Java Software Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the South West.

Salary trend for Java Software Developer in the South West

Java Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Developer in the South West

Java Software 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 Software Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -6 13 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Somerset -5 12 £33,000 -30.52% 1
Gloucestershire 0 5 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Devon -9 5 £57,500 +43.75%
Dorset - 3 £50,000 -
Wiltshire +17 2 - -
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Java Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (65.71%) Software Engineering
3 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (40.00%) C++
5 27 (38.57%) Security Cleared
6 26 (37.14%) HTML
6 26 (37.14%) TDD
7 24 (34.29%) C
8 23 (32.86%) C#
9 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
10 21 (30.00%) Spring
10 21 (30.00%) Scrum
11 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 19 (27.14%) Unit Testing
12 19 (27.14%) SQL
13 18 (25.71%) Python
13 18 (25.71%) Degree
13 18 (25.71%) REST
14 17 (24.29%) NoSQL
15 16 (22.86%) OO
16 15 (21.43%) UML
16 15 (21.43%) Automated Testing
16 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
16 15 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
17 14 (20.00%) Refactoring
18 13 (18.57%) Finance
18 13 (18.57%) JUnit
18 13 (18.57%) SDLC
18 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
19 12 (17.14%) Maven

Java Software 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 8 (11.43%) IIS
2 7 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) Apache
4 3 (4.29%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.86%) JBoss
6 1 (1.43%) Confluence
6 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) GitHub
2 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.71%) SaaS
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) NoSQL
2 11 (15.71%) Hadoop
3 10 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.00%) MySQL
4 7 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (8.57%) Big Data
6 4 (5.71%) Apache Hive
6 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.29%) Triplestore
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.57%) Jenkins
2 13 (18.57%) JUnit
3 12 (17.14%) Maven
4 11 (15.71%) Ant
5 10 (14.29%) Selenium
6 8 (11.43%) JIRA
6 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.14%) Gradle
7 5 (7.14%) IntelliJ
7 5 (7.14%) JMeter
7 5 (7.14%) Liquibase
7 5 (7.14%) Mockito
7 5 (7.14%) Robot Framework
8 4 (5.71%) Subversion
9 3 (4.29%) Travis CI
10 2 (2.86%) Hudson
11 1 (1.43%) EasyMock
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Electronics
2 9 (12.86%) Manufacturing
2 9 (12.86%) Marketing
2 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) HTML
2 21 (30.00%) Spring
3 18 (25.71%) REST
4 11 (15.71%) AngularJS
5 9 (12.86%) Hibernate
5 9 (12.86%) HTML5
6 7 (10.00%) .NET
6 7 (10.00%) Java EE
7 6 (8.57%) CSS
7 6 (8.57%) JSON
7 6 (8.57%) Spring Boot
7 6 (8.57%) XML
8 5 (7.14%) D3.js
8 5 (7.14%) JPA
8 5 (7.14%) JSF
8 5 (7.14%) JSP
8 5 (7.14%) Lambda Expressions
8 5 (7.14%) Spring Security
8 5 (7.14%) Thymeleaf
8 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.29%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.43%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.43%) Fintech
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
2 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (65.71%) Software Engineering
2 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.14%) TDD
4 21 (30.00%) Scrum
5 19 (27.14%) Unit Testing
6 16 (22.86%) OO
7 15 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 15 (21.43%) Customer Requirements
7 15 (21.43%) UML
8 14 (20.00%) Refactoring
9 13 (18.57%) SDLC
10 11 (15.71%) Microservices
11 10 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (12.86%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (12.86%) ITIL
12 9 (12.86%) Mathematics
12 9 (12.86%) Programme Management
13 8 (11.43%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (40.00%) C++
3 24 (34.29%) C
4 23 (32.86%) C#
5 22 (31.43%) JavaScript
6 19 (27.14%) SQL
7 18 (25.71%) Python
8 7 (10.00%) Go
9 3 (4.29%) Apex Code
9 3 (4.29%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (4.29%) SPARQL
10 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.86%) Perl
10 2 (2.86%) Scala
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.71%) Degree
3 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.43%) MCSD
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.86%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 9 (12.86%) SAP
3 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
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