Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 83 79
Rank change year-on-year +36 -4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 77 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.77% 3.16% 2.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.04% 3.27% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 65 36 33
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £31,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -37.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £20,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £62,250 £47,625 £88,500
Hampshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -

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 1,274 1,527 1,288
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 96.52% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,054 1,390 1,135
Southampton median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -11.76% +5.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -5.88%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 77 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (57.14%) Degree
3 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
4 34 (44.16%) Spring
5 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (37.66%) OO
6 23 (29.87%) HTML
7 22 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 21 (27.27%) TDD
8 21 (27.27%) Docker
9 19 (24.68%) MVC
9 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (23.38%) C++
10 18 (23.38%) Kubernetes
11 17 (22.08%) CSS
11 17 (22.08%) Hibernate
11 17 (22.08%) Computer Science
12 16 (20.78%) SQL
12 16 (20.78%) Relational Database
13 15 (19.48%) XML
13 15 (19.48%) Python
13 15 (19.48%) SOA
13 15 (19.48%) Maven
14 14 (18.18%) OOD
14 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
14 14 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
15 13 (16.88%) Java 8
15 13 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (16.88%) .NET
16 11 (14.29%) C#

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 (3.90%) Commerce Server
1 3 (3.90%) Confluence
1 3 (3.90%) WildFly
2 2 (2.60%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) IaaS
2 3 (3.90%) PaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Google Play
4 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.49%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.19%) Big Data
4 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Maven
2 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.29%) JIRA
4 10 (12.99%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.39%) Subversion
6 7 (9.09%) Ant
7 4 (5.19%) Gradle
8 3 (3.90%) GitLab
8 3 (3.90%) JUnit
8 3 (3.90%) Spock
8 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (14.29%) Retail
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Electronics
3 5 (6.49%) Finance
3 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.49%) Marketing
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Aerospace
4 3 (3.90%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (44.16%) Spring
2 23 (29.87%) HTML
3 17 (22.08%) CSS
3 17 (22.08%) Hibernate
4 15 (19.48%) XML
5 13 (16.88%) .NET
6 11 (14.29%) JMS
6 11 (14.29%) JSON
6 11 (14.29%) Middleware
7 10 (12.99%) HTML5
8 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.09%) CSS3
10 6 (7.79%) JPA
10 6 (7.79%) Spring Boot
11 5 (6.49%) Django
11 5 (6.49%) J2EE
11 5 (6.49%) JSF
11 5 (6.49%) React
12 4 (5.19%) Spring MVC
12 4 (5.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (12.99%) Mobile App
2 10 (12.99%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (37.66%) OO
2 22 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 21 (27.27%) TDD
4 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (24.68%) MVC
5 17 (22.08%) Computer Science
6 15 (19.48%) SOA
7 14 (18.18%) OOD
8 13 (16.88%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (12.99%) Mathematics
9 10 (12.99%) SDLC
10 9 (11.69%) BDD
10 9 (11.69%) Scrum
11 8 (10.39%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (10.39%) OOP
11 8 (10.39%) Open Source
12 7 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
12 7 (9.09%) Refactoring
12 7 (9.09%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (46.75%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.38%) C++
4 16 (20.78%) SQL
5 15 (19.48%) Python
6 13 (16.88%) Java 8
7 11 (14.29%) C#
8 4 (5.19%) Go
8 4 (5.19%) Ruby
9 3 (3.90%) C
9 3 (3.90%) Groovy
9 3 (3.90%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.30%) Clojure
10 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (57.14%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) DICOM
2 2 (2.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Docker
2 3 (3.90%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.90%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Xamarin
2 5 (6.49%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) ATG
3 3 (3.90%) Google
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Samsung