Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Java Developer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 41 36
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 45 61 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.74% 6.00% 6.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 6.24% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 48
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% -24.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £41,000 £32,050 £48,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,375 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +15.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 928 978 939
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.79% 96.26% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 787 801 807
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,300 £28,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,750 £71,250 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Watford

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Java Developer in Watford

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Watford over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Watford region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (84.44%) Spring
3 35 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 31 (68.89%) MVC
5 30 (66.67%) SQL
5 30 (66.67%) Web Services
6 29 (64.44%) J2EE
7 27 (60.00%) Hibernate
7 27 (60.00%) Relational Database
8 24 (53.33%) Tomcat
8 24 (53.33%) Oracle
9 23 (51.11%) Eclipse
9 23 (51.11%) WebSphere
10 21 (46.67%) IBM
10 21 (46.67%) Linux
10 21 (46.67%) Jenkins
11 20 (44.44%) jQuery
12 19 (42.22%) Groovy
12 19 (42.22%) JIRA
12 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
12 19 (42.22%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (42.22%) Rational Team Concert
13 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
15 11 (24.44%) Scrum
16 10 (22.22%) Spring MVC
17 9 (20.00%) XML
17 9 (20.00%) Java 8
18 7 (15.56%) OO
18 7 (15.56%) Finance

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 24 (53.33%) Tomcat
2 23 (51.11%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (6.67%) Apache
5 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (2.22%) JBoss
6 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.22%) DB2
6 1 (2.22%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 35 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 23 (51.11%) Eclipse
3 21 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 19 (42.22%) JIRA
4 19 (42.22%) Rational Team Concert
5 6 (13.33%) Maven
6 5 (11.11%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.44%) JUnit
7 2 (4.44%) Subversion
8 1 (2.22%) Ant
8 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.22%) Log4j
8 1 (2.22%) Mockito
8 1 (2.22%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.22%) Selenium
8 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Czech Language
2 1 (2.22%) French Language
2 1 (2.22%) German Language
2 1 (2.22%) Polish Language
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (84.44%) Spring
2 30 (66.67%) Web Services
3 29 (64.44%) J2EE
4 27 (60.00%) Hibernate
5 20 (44.44%) jQuery
6 10 (22.22%) Spring MVC
7 9 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (11.11%) Java EE
8 5 (11.11%) JDBC
8 5 (11.11%) RESTful
9 4 (8.89%) HTML
9 4 (8.89%) Java SE
9 4 (8.89%) JAXB
9 4 (8.89%) Node.js
9 4 (8.89%) React
9 4 (8.89%) Spring Boot
10 3 (6.67%) SOAP
11 2 (4.44%) DOM
11 2 (4.44%) JSP
11 2 (4.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Fintech
2 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) HPUX
2 1 (2.22%) Solaris
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) MVC
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) Scrum
4 7 (15.56%) OO
4 7 (15.56%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.33%) OOP
5 6 (13.33%) TDD
5 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.11%) BDD
6 5 (11.11%) Coaching
6 5 (11.11%) Kanban
6 5 (11.11%) Microservices
6 5 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 4 (8.89%) Front End Development
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.89%) User Stories
7 4 (8.89%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (66.67%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) Groovy
4 12 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (20.00%) Java 8
6 4 (8.89%) Java 9
7 2 (4.44%) C#
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Oracle
2 21 (46.67%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) ATG
3 1 (2.22%) Blue Martini
3 1 (2.22%) Demandware
3 1 (2.22%) Elastic Path
3 1 (2.22%) hybris
3 1 (2.22%) Sybase