Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 33 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 53 72 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.05% 6.75% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.20% 7.02% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42 60 41
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% -10.16% +28.00%
10th Percentile £41,000 £37,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £75,375 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +14.13%

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 855 1,025 949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.60% 96.06% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 744 846 811
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,606 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,775 £72,500 £71,250
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (81.13%) Spring
3 42 (79.25%) SQL
4 35 (66.04%) J2EE
5 34 (64.15%) Web Services
6 32 (60.38%) Git (software)
7 31 (58.49%) Relational Database
7 31 (58.49%) MVC
8 30 (56.60%) Hibernate
9 29 (54.72%) Tomcat
10 28 (52.83%) WebSphere
11 26 (49.06%) IBM
11 26 (49.06%) Eclipse
12 23 (43.40%) Linux
12 23 (43.40%) Oracle
13 21 (39.62%) HTML
13 21 (39.62%) Jenkins
14 19 (35.85%) XML
14 19 (35.85%) JIRA
15 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
15 18 (33.96%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (32.08%) jQuery
17 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
17 16 (30.19%) JSP
17 16 (30.19%) Groovy
17 16 (30.19%) Rational Team Concert
18 15 (28.30%) OO
18 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (22.64%) Apache
19 12 (22.64%) REST

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 29 (54.72%) Tomcat
2 28 (52.83%) WebSphere
3 12 (22.64%) Apache
4 9 (16.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (15.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (11.32%) CMS
6 6 (11.32%) MQSeries
7 3 (5.66%) Drupal
7 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
8 2 (3.77%) CoreMedia CMS
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.89%) JBoss
9 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Magento
2 2 (3.77%) Fredhopper
2 2 (3.77%) SAP Hybris
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) Relational Database
2 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
3 10 (18.87%) RDBMS
4 7 (13.21%) DB2
5 6 (11.32%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (7.55%) MySQL
7 2 (3.77%) Endeca
7 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.89%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 32 (60.38%) Git (software)
2 26 (49.06%) Eclipse
3 21 (39.62%) Jenkins
4 19 (35.85%) JIRA
5 16 (30.19%) Rational Team Concert
6 10 (18.87%) Subversion
7 9 (16.98%) JUnit
8 8 (15.09%) Maven
9 7 (13.21%) Ant
9 7 (13.21%) Log4j
9 7 (13.21%) Mockito
9 7 (13.21%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
10 5 (9.43%) Selenium
11 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Czech Language
3 1 (1.89%) French Language
3 1 (1.89%) German Language
3 1 (1.89%) Polish Language
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (81.13%) Spring
2 35 (66.04%) J2EE
3 34 (64.15%) Web Services
4 30 (56.60%) Hibernate
5 21 (39.62%) HTML
6 19 (35.85%) XML
7 17 (32.08%) jQuery
8 16 (30.19%) JSP
9 12 (22.64%) REST
10 11 (20.75%) JDBC
10 11 (20.75%) Servlets
10 11 (20.75%) SOAP
11 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
11 10 (18.87%) JSON
11 10 (18.87%) Spring MVC
12 9 (16.98%) Struts
12 9 (16.98%) XHTML
13 8 (15.09%) EJB
13 8 (15.09%) JMS
13 8 (15.09%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (43.40%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Unix
3 6 (11.32%) HPUX
3 6 (11.32%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) MVC
2 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) OO
3 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
3 10 (18.87%) UML
4 8 (15.09%) RAD
5 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) TDD
7 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.66%) BDD
8 3 (5.66%) ETL
8 3 (5.66%) OOP
8 3 (5.66%) SOA
9 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.77%) DNA
9 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.77%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (79.25%) SQL
3 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
4 16 (30.19%) Groovy
5 6 (11.32%) Bash Shell
5 6 (11.32%) Perl
6 4 (7.55%) Apex Code
6 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.77%) C#
8 1 (1.89%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) Java 8
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.89%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) IBM
2 23 (43.40%) Oracle
3 9 (16.98%) hybris
4 8 (15.09%) Blue Martini
4 8 (15.09%) Demandware
4 8 (15.09%) Elastic Path
5 6 (11.32%) ATG
6 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.77%) Adobe
7 2 (3.77%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) Sybase