Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 78 83
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 57 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.26% 2.70% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 2.81% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 33
Southampton median annual salary £31,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,050 £42,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £90,000 £59,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 1,686 1,211 1,388
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.11% 98.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,526 1,074 1,274
Southampton median annual salary £38,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,625 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%

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 18 January 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 18 January 2018, Java 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 Southampton region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (73.68%) Degree
3 36 (63.16%) Computer Science
4 34 (59.65%) Software Engineering
5 28 (49.12%) AngularJS
6 26 (45.61%) Spring
7 25 (43.86%) XML
8 24 (42.11%) CSS
8 24 (42.11%) J2EE
8 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (42.11%) Hadoop
8 24 (42.11%) Big Data
9 23 (40.35%) Web Services
10 22 (38.60%) HTML
11 19 (33.33%) C++
12 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
13 17 (29.82%) Subversion
13 17 (29.82%) Unix
13 17 (29.82%) Windows
13 17 (29.82%) Eclipse
13 17 (29.82%) JUnit
13 17 (29.82%) SWT
13 17 (29.82%) Mac OS
13 17 (29.82%) Computer Science Degree
14 16 (28.07%) Scrum
15 15 (26.32%) OO
15 15 (26.32%) RESTful
16 13 (22.81%) Hibernate
16 13 (22.81%) SaaS
17 11 (19.30%) Java EE

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 (5.26%) GeoServer
1 3 (5.26%) JBoss
1 3 (5.26%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) SaaS
2 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) Big Data
1 24 (42.11%) Hadoop
2 10 (17.54%) RDBMS
2 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.51%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Eclipse
1 17 (29.82%) JUnit
1 17 (29.82%) Subversion
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Gradle
3 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.75%) Electronics
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) AngularJS
2 26 (45.61%) Spring
3 25 (43.86%) XML
4 24 (42.11%) CSS
4 24 (42.11%) J2EE
5 23 (40.35%) Web Services
6 22 (38.60%) HTML
7 17 (29.82%) SWT
8 15 (26.32%) RESTful
9 13 (22.81%) Hibernate
10 11 (19.30%) Java EE
11 8 (14.04%) JSON
12 7 (12.28%) Kafka
13 5 (8.77%) JAX-WS
13 5 (8.77%) SOAP
13 5 (8.77%) Spring MVC
14 4 (7.02%) REST
15 3 (5.26%) Leaflet
15 3 (5.26%) Spring Boot
15 3 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (63.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Mac OS
1 17 (29.82%) Unix
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Software Engineering
2 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (28.07%) Scrum
4 15 (26.32%) OO
5 8 (14.04%) MVC
5 8 (14.04%) OOP
6 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 5 (8.77%) TDD
7 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.26%) Microservices
8 3 (5.26%) Web Development
9 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
9 2 (3.51%) DevOps
9 2 (3.51%) Functional Programming
9 2 (3.51%) Open Source
9 2 (3.51%) Telematics
10 1 (1.75%) Android Development
10 1 (1.75%) BDD
10 1 (1.75%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) C++
3 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.04%) C#
4 8 (14.04%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.75%) Groovy
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 42 (73.68%) Degree
2 17 (29.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) Sun
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft