Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

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

Java Developer
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 75 97
Rank change year-on-year +23 +22 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 65 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.55% 2.46% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 2.54% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 54 29 25
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +26.67%
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,250 £39,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,500
Hampshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1,378 1,141 1,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.43% 96.69% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,241 1,054 1,398
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Southampton

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Southampton

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Southampton

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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 Southampton region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (67.69%) Degree
3 40 (61.54%) Spring
4 28 (43.08%) Computer Science
5 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
5 23 (35.38%) Docker
5 23 (35.38%) Subversion
5 23 (35.38%) Kubernetes
6 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
7 21 (32.31%) Hibernate
7 21 (32.31%) JavaScript
7 21 (32.31%) SQL
8 19 (29.23%) CSS
8 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
9 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
9 18 (27.69%) Spring Boot
10 17 (26.15%) Java 8
10 17 (26.15%) Maven
10 17 (26.15%) MVC
11 16 (24.62%) C++
11 16 (24.62%) HTML
11 16 (24.62%) J2EE
11 16 (24.62%) Windows
11 16 (24.62%) OO
11 16 (24.62%) NoSQL
12 15 (23.08%) Big Data
12 15 (23.08%) Relational Database
12 15 (23.08%) Hadoop
12 15 (23.08%) JUnit

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (6.15%) WildFly
2 3 (4.62%) GeoServer
2 3 (4.62%) JBoss
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (10.77%) GitHub
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) SNMP
2 2 (3.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) NoSQL
2 15 (23.08%) Big Data
2 15 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 15 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 13 (20.00%) MongoDB
4 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.08%) Redis
7 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Subversion
2 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
3 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
4 17 (26.15%) Maven
5 15 (23.08%) JUnit
6 14 (21.54%) Eclipse
7 11 (16.92%) Gradle
8 9 (13.85%) JIRA
9 2 (3.08%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 9 (13.85%) Retail
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (61.54%) Spring
2 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
3 21 (32.31%) Hibernate
4 19 (29.23%) CSS
5 18 (27.69%) Spring Boot
6 16 (24.62%) HTML
6 16 (24.62%) J2EE
7 13 (20.00%) SWT
7 13 (20.00%) XML
8 12 (18.46%) Web Services
9 10 (15.38%) .NET
9 10 (15.38%) Node.js
10 9 (13.85%) RESTful
11 8 (12.31%) JMS
12 7 (10.77%) CSS3
12 7 (10.77%) HTML5
12 7 (10.77%) Middleware
13 4 (6.15%) Java EE
14 3 (4.62%) Django
14 3 (4.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.77%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Mac OS
2 11 (16.92%) Unix
3 6 (9.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (33.85%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.15%) MVC
3 16 (24.62%) OO
4 15 (23.08%) Scrum
5 14 (21.54%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (13.85%) TDD
8 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.31%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (12.31%) OOP
8 8 (12.31%) Performance Improvement
8 8 (12.31%) Refactoring
8 8 (12.31%) SOA
9 5 (7.69%) Coaching
9 5 (7.69%) Data Integration
9 5 (7.69%) DevOps
9 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.69%) Microservices
9 5 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) JavaScript
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 17 (26.15%) Java 8
4 16 (24.62%) C++
5 13 (20.00%) Python
6 9 (13.85%) Go
7 3 (4.62%) C#
8 2 (3.08%) Clojure
8 2 (3.08%) Groovy
8 2 (3.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (67.69%) Degree
2 13 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (35.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (35.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Google
2 8 (12.31%) Xamarin
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) IBM