Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Developer was £36,742 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 250 267
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Developer 95 100 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.90% 0.90% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.92% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 90 97 94
South West median annual salary £36,742 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.55% +13.33% -7.41%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,000 £27,150
90th Percentile £58,000 £63,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 10211 10826 11765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.03% 97.11% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8530 9101 9831
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 July 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 6 months to 22 July 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 -7 39 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Somerset +1 17 £33,000 -20.48% 1
Wiltshire +22 13 £30,000 -25.00%
Gloucestershire -5 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Devon -12 10 £43,750 +2.94%
Dorset +23 3 £50,000 +42.86%
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 July 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 95 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (64.21%) Software Engineering
3 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (37.89%) JavaScript
4 36 (37.89%) C++
5 34 (35.79%) Oracle
5 34 (35.79%) SQL Server
5 34 (35.79%) Git (software)
6 33 (34.74%) Spring
7 31 (32.63%) Degree
8 28 (29.47%) C
8 28 (29.47%) Python
8 28 (29.47%) Unit Testing
9 27 (28.42%) Jenkins
10 26 (27.37%) HTML
11 25 (26.32%) Scrum
11 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
12 24 (25.26%) SQL
13 23 (24.21%) C#
13 23 (24.21%) Finance
13 23 (24.21%) NoSQL
13 23 (24.21%) REST
14 22 (23.16%) Refactoring
15 21 (22.11%) .NET
15 21 (22.11%) Test Automation
16 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
16 20 (21.05%) Computer Science
16 20 (21.05%) Hibernate
16 20 (21.05%) TDD
17 19 (20.00%) Mathematics

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 11 (11.58%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (10.53%) IIS
3 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.26%) Apache
4 5 (5.26%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.21%) nginx
6 1 (1.05%) Confluence
6 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
2 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.79%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.21%) NoSQL
3 19 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 17 (17.89%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (14.74%) RDBMS
6 13 (13.68%) MySQL
6 13 (13.68%) Oracle Database
7 12 (12.63%) Hadoop
8 11 (11.58%) Big Data
8 11 (11.58%) MongoDB
9 6 (6.32%) Apache Hive
10 5 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (3.16%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 34 (35.79%) Git (software)
2 27 (28.42%) Jenkins
3 16 (16.84%) JUnit
4 15 (15.79%) Subversion
5 13 (13.68%) Selenium
6 11 (11.58%) Maven
7 10 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (9.47%) Cucumber
9 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
10 6 (6.32%) Ant
10 6 (6.32%) Gradle
10 6 (6.32%) Mockito
11 5 (5.26%) EasyMock
12 3 (3.16%) JIRA
12 3 (3.16%) Travis CI
13 2 (2.11%) Hudson
13 2 (2.11%) IntelliJ
13 2 (2.11%) JMeter
13 2 (2.11%) Liquibase
13 2 (2.11%) Robot Framework
General
1 23 (24.21%) Finance
2 17 (17.89%) Electronics
2 17 (17.89%) Manufacturing
2 17 (17.89%) Marketing
2 17 (17.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.74%) Spring
2 26 (27.37%) HTML
3 23 (24.21%) REST
4 21 (22.11%) .NET
5 20 (21.05%) AngularJS
5 20 (21.05%) Hibernate
6 16 (16.84%) XML
7 13 (13.68%) J2EE
7 13 (13.68%) JPA
8 11 (11.58%) D3.js
8 11 (11.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (11.58%) XSD
9 10 (10.53%) CSS
9 10 (10.53%) Java EE
10 8 (8.42%) HTML5
11 7 (7.37%) Grails
11 7 (7.37%) jQuery
12 5 (5.26%) Web Services
13 4 (4.21%) NumPy
13 4 (4.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.37%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) NHS
4 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.16%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.11%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 10 (10.53%) Linux
2 10 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.11%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (64.21%) Software Engineering
2 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (29.47%) Unit Testing
4 25 (26.32%) Scrum
5 22 (23.16%) Refactoring
6 21 (22.11%) Test Automation
7 20 (21.05%) TDD
8 19 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 19 (20.00%) Microservices
8 19 (20.00%) UML
9 17 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (17.89%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (17.89%) Programme Management
10 14 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (14.74%) Customer Requirements
10 14 (14.74%) OO
11 11 (11.58%) Continuous Deployment
11 11 (11.58%) High Availability
11 11 (11.58%) ITIL
12 10 (10.53%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (37.89%) C++
2 36 (37.89%) JavaScript
3 28 (29.47%) C
3 28 (29.47%) Python
4 24 (25.26%) SQL
5 23 (24.21%) C#
6 15 (15.79%) Go
7 6 (6.32%) Perl
8 5 (5.26%) PHP
9 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.21%) Groovy
10 3 (3.16%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (3.16%) SPARQL
11 2 (2.11%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (32.63%) Degree
2 25 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 16 (16.84%) SC Cleared
4 13 (13.68%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (6.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.05%) MCSD
8 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (8.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (35.79%) Oracle
2 17 (17.89%) SAP
3 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
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