Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 31 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 59 71 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.32% 6.69% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 7.02% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 45 67 38
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +4.35% +25.00%
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £44,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £73,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.70%

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 907 1,012 1,046
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 95.29% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 811 847 905
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 59 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (79.66%) Spring
3 42 (71.19%) SQL
4 35 (59.32%) XML
5 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
6 31 (52.54%) HTML
7 29 (49.15%) Web Services
8 28 (47.46%) J2EE
8 28 (47.46%) Tomcat
9 26 (44.07%) Maven
10 22 (37.29%) JSP
11 21 (35.59%) MVC
11 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
11 21 (35.59%) Relational Database
12 20 (33.90%) OO
13 19 (32.20%) IBM
13 19 (32.20%) REST
14 18 (30.51%) Hibernate
15 16 (27.12%) WebSphere
15 16 (27.12%) CSS
15 16 (27.12%) SOAP
15 16 (27.12%) Linux
15 16 (27.12%) HTML5
16 15 (25.42%) JSON
17 14 (23.73%) JDBC
17 14 (23.73%) Servlets
17 14 (23.73%) Eclipse
17 14 (23.73%) Salesforce.com
17 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce

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 28 (47.46%) Tomcat
2 16 (27.12%) WebSphere
3 12 (20.34%) Apache
4 10 (16.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (15.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (11.86%) CMS
6 7 (11.86%) MQSeries
7 5 (8.47%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
9 3 (5.08%) Drupal
10 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
10 2 (3.39%) CoreMedia CMS
10 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Magento
2 2 (3.39%) Fredhopper
2 2 (3.39%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) Relational Database
2 13 (22.03%) RDBMS
3 8 (13.56%) DB2
4 7 (11.86%) Jackrabbit
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.78%) MySQL
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.39%) Endeca
8 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Maven
2 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
3 14 (23.73%) Eclipse
4 13 (22.03%) Jenkins
5 11 (18.64%) JIRA
5 11 (18.64%) JUnit
5 11 (18.64%) Subversion
6 8 (13.56%) Ant
6 8 (13.56%) Log4j
6 8 (13.56%) Mockito
6 8 (13.56%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Selenium
8 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.47%) Rational Team Concert
9 3 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (3.39%) Bitbucket
10 2 (3.39%) jMock
11 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Automotive
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (79.66%) Spring
2 35 (59.32%) XML
3 31 (52.54%) HTML
4 29 (49.15%) Web Services
5 28 (47.46%) J2EE
6 22 (37.29%) JSP
7 19 (32.20%) REST
8 18 (30.51%) Hibernate
9 16 (27.12%) CSS
9 16 (27.12%) HTML5
9 16 (27.12%) SOAP
10 15 (25.42%) JSON
11 14 (23.73%) CSS3
11 14 (23.73%) JDBC
11 14 (23.73%) Node.js
11 14 (23.73%) Servlets
12 13 (22.03%) EJB
13 11 (18.64%) Ajax
13 11 (18.64%) XSD
13 11 (18.64%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.08%) Fintech
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Linux
2 13 (22.03%) Unix
3 10 (16.95%) HPUX
3 10 (16.95%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) MVC
3 20 (33.90%) OO
4 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
5 11 (18.64%) Scrum
5 11 (18.64%) UML
6 10 (16.95%) TDD
7 8 (13.56%) RAD
8 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.78%) BDD
10 4 (6.78%) OOP
10 4 (6.78%) Pair Programming
11 3 (5.08%) Coaching
11 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.08%) Dependency Management
11 3 (5.08%) High Availability
11 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (71.19%) SQL
3 31 (52.54%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.73%) Apex Code
5 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.86%) Perl
6 6 (10.17%) Groovy
6 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.78%) Java 8
8 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 3 (5.08%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) IBM
2 14 (23.73%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (16.95%) hybris
3 10 (16.95%) Oracle
4 9 (15.25%) Blue Martini
4 9 (15.25%) Demandware
4 9 (15.25%) Elastic Path
5 7 (11.86%) ATG
6 2 (3.39%) Adobe
6 2 (3.39%) SAP