Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £27,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 276 262
Rank change year-on-year +32 -14 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 97 61 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.96% 0.59% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.61% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 80 57 85
South West median annual salary £27,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,500 £32,500 £27,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 9,785 9,977 11,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 96.73% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,080 8,389 9,482
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Java Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 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 +30 66 £26,500 -47.00% 7
Somerset +2 9 £25,750 -43.09% 1
Wiltshire -5 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Gloucestershire +24 6 £51,250 +15.17% 1
Devon +19 4 £31,000 -34.74% 1
Cornwall - 3 £20,500 -
Java Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 96 (98.97%) Java
2 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (49.48%) JavaScript
4 44 (45.36%) Degree
5 40 (41.24%) Computer Science
6 38 (39.18%) Software Engineering
7 37 (38.14%) Mathematics
7 37 (38.14%) J2EE
8 36 (37.11%) HTML
8 36 (37.11%) Spring
9 31 (31.96%) C++
9 31 (31.96%) Oracle
10 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
10 30 (30.93%) Unit Testing
11 29 (29.90%) .NET
12 27 (27.84%) XML
13 26 (26.80%) Microservices
14 23 (23.71%) Relational Database
14 23 (23.71%) Git (software)
14 23 (23.71%) TDD
15 22 (22.68%) CSS
15 22 (22.68%) Python
15 22 (22.68%) RDBMS
15 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
15 22 (22.68%) Oracle Database
15 22 (22.68%) Mentoring
16 21 (21.65%) Hibernate
17 19 (19.59%) Finance
17 19 (19.59%) Web Services
18 18 (18.56%) SQL

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 (8.25%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.15%) Alfresco
3 5 (5.15%) Joomla!
4 4 (4.12%) Apache
4 4 (4.12%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.71%) Relational Database
3 22 (22.68%) Oracle Database
3 22 (22.68%) RDBMS
4 13 (13.40%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.25%) MySQL
6 7 (7.22%) Big Data
6 7 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.12%) Apache Hive
8 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Git (software)
2 17 (17.53%) Maven
2 17 (17.53%) Subversion
3 9 (9.28%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.22%) Eclipse
4 7 (7.22%) JUnit
5 6 (6.19%) Selenium
6 5 (5.15%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.09%) JIRA
7 3 (3.09%) JMeter
7 3 (3.09%) Robot Framework
8 2 (2.06%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.03%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.03%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.03%) GCC
9 1 (1.03%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.03%) Grunt
9 1 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.22%) Electronics
3 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.14%) J2EE
2 36 (37.11%) HTML
2 36 (37.11%) Spring
3 29 (29.90%) .NET
4 27 (27.84%) XML
5 22 (22.68%) CSS
6 21 (21.65%) Hibernate
7 19 (19.59%) Web Services
8 17 (17.53%) HTML5
8 17 (17.53%) Java EE
8 17 (17.53%) JPA
8 17 (17.53%) REST
9 12 (12.37%) JSF
10 10 (10.31%) AngularJS
10 10 (10.31%) RESTful
11 8 (8.25%) JSON
11 8 (8.25%) Node.js
12 7 (7.22%) jQuery
13 6 (6.19%) React
13 6 (6.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (41.24%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.37%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (12.37%) RIA
3 3 (3.09%) Fintech
3 3 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.06%) User Experience
5 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.03%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.03%) Media Streaming
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
5 1 (1.03%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Linux
2 10 (10.31%) Unix
3 8 (8.25%) Android
4 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.70%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.18%) Software Engineering
3 37 (38.14%) Mathematics
4 30 (30.93%) Unit Testing
5 26 (26.80%) Microservices
6 23 (23.71%) TDD
7 22 (22.68%) Mentoring
8 18 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (15.46%) OO
10 12 (12.37%) DevOps
11 11 (11.34%) Collaborative Working
11 11 (11.34%) Scrum
12 10 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (10.31%) Open Source
13 9 (9.28%) SDLC
14 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (7.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (7.22%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (7.22%) Programme Management
14 7 (7.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 96 (98.97%) Java
2 48 (49.48%) JavaScript
3 31 (31.96%) C++
4 22 (22.68%) Python
5 18 (18.56%) SQL
6 12 (12.37%) C#
7 4 (4.12%) Perl
8 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.09%) C
8 3 (3.09%) Elixir
8 3 (3.09%) Erlang
9 2 (2.06%) Go
9 2 (2.06%) Ruby
9 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.03%) Fortran
10 1 (1.03%) Groovy
10 1 (1.03%) Scala
10 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (45.36%) Degree
2 14 (14.43%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.03%) PhD
5 1 (1.03%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) ECSS
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Ansible
2 3 (3.09%) Puppet
3 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) Oracle
2 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.03%) Google
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat