Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 72 97
Rank change year-on-year +22 +25 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 75 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.41% 2.91% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 3.01% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 64 30 22
Southampton median annual salary £44,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.38% -35.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £32,500 £19,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £59,500
Hampshire median annual salary £50,000 £39,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.79% -16.32% +17.28%

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 1,327 1,062 1,391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 96.63% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,140 969 1,304
Southampton median annual salary £41,375 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,500 £23,325
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £56,250
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.96%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 75 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (72.00%) Degree
3 43 (57.33%) Spring
4 32 (42.67%) OO
5 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
6 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (37.33%) Hibernate
7 28 (37.33%) Computer Science
8 23 (30.67%) HTML
8 23 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
10 21 (28.00%) Git (software)
10 21 (28.00%) SOA
10 21 (28.00%) MVC
10 21 (28.00%) Maven
11 19 (25.33%) Subversion
12 18 (24.00%) Scrum
12 18 (24.00%) .NET
12 18 (24.00%) C++
12 18 (24.00%) CSS
12 18 (24.00%) JIRA
12 18 (24.00%) Jenkins
12 18 (24.00%) Relational Database
12 18 (24.00%) Docker
12 18 (24.00%) Kubernetes
13 17 (22.67%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (21.33%) XML
14 16 (21.33%) SQL
15 15 (20.00%) Mobile App
16 14 (18.67%) Mobile Application Development

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 3 (4.00%) Commerce Server
1 3 (4.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) IaaS
2 3 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.33%) Big Data
3 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (9.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 21 (28.00%) Maven
2 19 (25.33%) Subversion
3 18 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (24.00%) JIRA
4 8 (10.67%) JUnit
5 7 (9.33%) Ant
6 6 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.33%) Gradle
8 3 (4.00%) Spock
9 1 (1.33%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 13 (17.33%) Retail
2 6 (8.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Electronics
3 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (57.33%) Spring
2 28 (37.33%) Hibernate
3 23 (30.67%) HTML
4 18 (24.00%) .NET
4 18 (24.00%) CSS
5 16 (21.33%) XML
6 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (14.67%) JMS
7 11 (14.67%) Middleware
8 10 (13.33%) HTML5
8 10 (13.33%) JSON
9 9 (12.00%) J2EE
10 7 (9.33%) CSS3
10 7 (9.33%) RESTful
10 7 (9.33%) Web Services
11 6 (8.00%) JPA
11 6 (8.00%) Spring Boot
12 5 (6.67%) SWT
13 4 (5.33%) Django
13 4 (5.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.33%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (9.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.33%) Linux
2 9 (12.00%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) Mac OS
3 4 (5.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) OO
2 29 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
5 21 (28.00%) MVC
5 21 (28.00%) SOA
6 18 (24.00%) Scrum
7 17 (22.67%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (18.67%) E-Commerce
8 14 (18.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 14 (18.67%) OOD
8 14 (18.67%) OOP
8 14 (18.67%) Performance Improvement
8 14 (18.67%) Refactoring
9 12 (16.00%) TDD
10 11 (14.67%) SDLC
11 10 (13.33%) Mathematics
12 8 (10.67%) Coaching
13 7 (9.33%) Microservices
13 7 (9.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.00%) C++
4 16 (21.33%) SQL
5 11 (14.67%) Python
6 10 (13.33%) C#
7 7 (9.33%) Java 8
8 3 (4.00%) Clojure
8 3 (4.00%) Go
8 3 (4.00%) Groovy
8 3 (4.00%) Ruby
8 3 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (72.00%) Degree
2 10 (13.33%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (10.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) DICOM
2 5 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (24.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Xamarin
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) SAP
3 3 (4.00%) ATG
4 2 (2.67%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) IBM