Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 30 48
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 59 71 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.04% 6.82% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.26% 7.07% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 49 55 40
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,000 £48,750 £44,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £55,475
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +15.79% +5.56%

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 942 1004 1046
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.45% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 790 865 853
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Watford region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (84.75%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (54.24%) Scrum
4 31 (52.54%) XML
5 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
6 26 (44.07%) Spring
7 24 (40.68%) Web Services
8 23 (38.98%) Finance
9 20 (33.90%) HTML
10 19 (32.20%) SQL
11 18 (30.51%) J2EE
12 17 (28.81%) TDD
12 17 (28.81%) Ajax
12 17 (28.81%) QA
13 15 (25.42%) Maven
13 15 (25.42%) CSS
13 15 (25.42%) OO
14 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
15 13 (22.03%) Hibernate
16 12 (20.34%) Oracle
16 12 (20.34%) PL/SQL
17 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
17 11 (18.64%) Java EE
17 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
17 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
18 10 (16.95%) BDD
18 10 (16.95%) Selenium
18 10 (16.95%) JUnit
18 10 (16.95%) UML
19 9 (15.25%) OOP

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 4 (6.78%) Apache
1 4 (6.78%) CMS
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
1 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.08%) MQSeries
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.69%) Drupal
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (1.69%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database
1 6 (10.17%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (5.08%) DB2
2 3 (5.08%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Maven
2 14 (23.73%) Git (software)
3 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
4 10 (16.95%) JUnit
4 10 (16.95%) Selenium
5 9 (15.25%) Eclipse
6 8 (13.56%) Bitbucket
6 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
6 8 (13.56%) jMock
6 8 (13.56%) Subversion
7 5 (8.47%) Mockito
8 4 (6.78%) JIRA
9 3 (5.08%) Ant
9 3 (5.08%) Log4j
9 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Bower
10 1 (1.69%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.69%) Grunt
10 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.69%) TestFairy
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Czech Language
4 1 (1.69%) French Language
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) German Language
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) XML
2 26 (44.07%) Spring
3 24 (40.68%) Web Services
4 20 (33.90%) HTML
5 18 (30.51%) J2EE
6 17 (28.81%) Ajax
7 15 (25.42%) CSS
8 13 (22.03%) Hibernate
9 11 (18.64%) Java EE
10 9 (15.25%) Gherkin
11 8 (13.56%) JAX-RS
11 8 (13.56%) RESTful
11 8 (13.56%) XSLT
12 7 (11.86%) jQuery
13 6 (10.17%) EJB
14 5 (8.47%) DHTML
14 5 (8.47%) JSON
14 5 (8.47%) JSP
14 5 (8.47%) REST
14 5 (8.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
1 8 (13.56%) Fintech
2 7 (11.86%) User Experience
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Reference Data
4 3 (5.08%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.39%) Derivative
5 2 (3.39%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) HPUX
2 3 (5.08%) Solaris
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (84.75%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) Scrum
3 17 (28.81%) TDD
4 15 (25.42%) OO
5 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
6 10 (16.95%) BDD
6 10 (16.95%) UML
7 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
7 9 (15.25%) OOP
7 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
7 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
7 9 (15.25%) Web Development
8 8 (13.56%) ATDD
8 8 (13.56%) Collaborative Working
8 8 (13.56%) Product Management
8 8 (13.56%) SDET
8 8 (13.56%) Test Strategy
9 7 (11.86%) Web Application Development
10 6 (10.17%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.20%) SQL
4 12 (20.34%) PL/SQL
5 6 (10.17%) PHP
6 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.08%) Perl
7 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.69%) C#
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) QA
2 6 (10.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 7 (11.86%) Demandware
3 4 (6.78%) ATG
3 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 3 (5.08%) Blue Martini
4 3 (5.08%) Elastic Path
4 3 (5.08%) hybris
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.69%) Sybase