Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Software Engineer was £43,000 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 Software Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 213 185
Rank change year-on-year +36 -28 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 157 136 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.54% 1.25% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.29% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 121 117 178
South West median annual salary £43,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.52% +2.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £34,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% +12.30% +3.89%

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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in the South West

Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Java Software Engineer in the South West

Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Software Engineer in the South West

Java Software Engineer
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 Engineer 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 +39 79 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Somerset -32 28 £35,000 -16.67%
Wiltshire +12 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Gloucestershire -15 16 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Dorset - 11 £47,500 -
Devon +17 3 £67,500 +58.82%
Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 157 (100.00%) Java
1 157 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 71 (45.22%) Spring
3 66 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (42.04%) JavaScript
4 59 (37.58%) Linux
5 56 (35.67%) OO
6 50 (31.85%) C++
7 48 (30.57%) REST
8 47 (29.94%) HTML
9 46 (29.30%) Hibernate
10 45 (28.66%) Security Cleared
11 44 (28.03%) Degree
12 42 (26.75%) UML
13 41 (26.11%) AngularJS
14 39 (24.84%) J2EE
14 39 (24.84%) CSS
15 35 (22.29%) SQL
16 34 (21.66%) Microservices
17 33 (21.02%) Git (software)
18 31 (19.75%) JPA
18 31 (19.75%) NoSQL
19 30 (19.11%) Jenkins
19 30 (19.11%) Eclipse
19 30 (19.11%) Finance
20 29 (18.47%) Unit Testing
21 28 (17.83%) JUnit
22 27 (17.20%) SQL Server
22 27 (17.20%) C
22 27 (17.20%) Java EE

Java Software Engineer 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 27 (17.20%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.37%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.73%) Apache
4 7 (4.46%) Apache Spark
5 6 (3.82%) Confluence
6 4 (2.55%) Alfresco
6 4 (2.55%) JBoss
6 4 (2.55%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.55%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.91%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.27%) Mule
8 2 (1.27%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) SaaS
2 5 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.91%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) Internet
1 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.75%) NoSQL
2 27 (17.20%) SQL Server
3 24 (15.29%) MongoDB
4 20 (12.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (9.55%) MySQL
6 13 (8.28%) Big Data
7 12 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (5.10%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.18%) Apache Hive
11 4 (2.55%) DB2
12 3 (1.91%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.91%) BigQuery
12 3 (1.91%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 33 (21.02%) Git (software)
2 30 (19.11%) Eclipse
2 30 (19.11%) Jenkins
3 28 (17.83%) JUnit
4 22 (14.01%) Maven
5 17 (10.83%) Subversion
6 16 (10.19%) JIRA
7 15 (9.55%) Cucumber
8 10 (6.37%) Bitbucket
9 9 (5.73%) Rational Rhapsody
10 8 (5.10%) EasyMock
11 7 (4.46%) TeamCity
12 6 (3.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (3.18%) Selenium
14 4 (2.55%) Artifactory
14 4 (2.55%) Eclipse RCP
14 4 (2.55%) Mockito
15 3 (1.91%) Gerrit
15 3 (1.91%) Gradle
15 3 (1.91%) Spock
General
1 30 (19.11%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Electronics
3 8 (5.10%) Banking
4 7 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.46%) Marketing
4 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.55%) French Language
5 4 (2.55%) German Language
5 4 (2.55%) Private Banking
5 4 (2.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (45.22%) Spring
2 48 (30.57%) REST
3 47 (29.94%) HTML
4 46 (29.30%) Hibernate
5 41 (26.11%) AngularJS
6 39 (24.84%) CSS
6 39 (24.84%) J2EE
7 31 (19.75%) JPA
8 27 (17.20%) HTML5
8 27 (17.20%) Java EE
9 22 (14.01%) Web Services
10 21 (13.38%) GWT
10 21 (13.38%) XML
11 17 (10.83%) Restlet
11 17 (10.83%) SOAP
12 14 (8.92%) jQuery
12 14 (8.92%) Node.js
13 12 (7.64%) .NET
13 12 (7.64%) CSS3
13 12 (7.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.92%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.01%) User Experience
3 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.46%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.82%) Acoustics
5 6 (3.82%) RIA
5 6 (3.82%) Wiki
6 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.27%) SCADA
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.58%) Linux
2 8 (5.10%) Unix
3 6 (3.82%) CentOS
3 6 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.55%) Android
4 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Windows
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 66 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (35.67%) OO
4 42 (26.75%) UML
5 34 (21.66%) Microservices
6 29 (18.47%) Unit Testing
7 26 (16.56%) Scrum
8 25 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (14.01%) TDD
10 21 (13.38%) DevOps
11 19 (12.10%) Validation
12 17 (10.83%) Open Source
13 16 (10.19%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (8.92%) OOD
15 12 (7.64%) OOA/OOD
15 12 (7.64%) Requirements Engineering
16 11 (7.01%) Mathematics
17 10 (6.37%) Front End Development
17 10 (6.37%) Web Application Development
18 9 (5.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 157 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (42.04%) JavaScript
3 50 (31.85%) C++
4 35 (22.29%) SQL
5 27 (17.20%) C
6 23 (14.65%) Python
7 21 (13.38%) C#
8 8 (5.10%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.18%) Scala
10 4 (2.55%) PHP
10 4 (2.55%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.55%) Ruby
10 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.27%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.27%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.27%) Perl
12 1 (0.64%) Ada
12 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (28.66%) Security Cleared
2 44 (28.03%) Degree
3 21 (13.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (9.55%) DV Cleared
5 11 (7.01%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) DO-178B
1 6 (3.82%) MIL-STD-498
2 4 (2.55%) QA
3 3 (1.91%) ECSS
3 3 (1.91%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (6.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) Ansible
1 3 (1.91%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) CloudHub
3 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (12.10%) Oracle
2 7 (4.46%) SAP
3 6 (3.82%) Intel
3 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.91%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.27%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.64%) Google
6 1 (0.64%) MuleSoft