The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 40 28
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 35 17 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.35% 3.47% 8.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.52% 3.54% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 30 17 36
Median salary £50,000 £64,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.87% +28.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £57,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +4.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 537 480 536
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.46% 97.96% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 443 416 397
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 73 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (87.67%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (58.90%) Finance
4 40 (54.79%) Scrum
5 36 (49.32%) Spring
6 32 (43.84%) TDD
6 32 (43.84%) XML
7 30 (41.10%) Web Services
8 28 (38.36%) Hibernate
9 27 (36.99%) J2EE
9 27 (36.99%) SQL
10 24 (32.88%) Java EE
10 24 (32.88%) Test Automation
11 22 (30.14%) QA
12 21 (28.77%) RESTful
13 20 (27.40%) Cucumber
13 20 (27.40%) BDD
13 20 (27.40%) Gherkin
14 19 (26.03%) SDET
15 17 (23.29%) ATDD
15 17 (23.29%) Test Scripting
15 17 (23.29%) Oracle
15 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
16 16 (21.92%) PL/SQL
16 16 (21.92%) Test Strategy
17 15 (20.55%) Maven
18 14 (19.18%) OO
19 13 (17.81%) Tomcat
19 13 (17.81%) Selenium
20 11 (15.07%) HTML

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 13 (17.81%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (9.59%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.11%) JBoss
5 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
3 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (27.40%) Cucumber
2 15 (20.55%) Maven
3 13 (17.81%) Selenium
4 8 (10.96%) JBehave
4 8 (10.96%) WebDriver
5 6 (8.22%) JIRA
6 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.85%) JUnit
6 5 (6.85%) Subversion
7 4 (5.48%) gulp
7 4 (5.48%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.74%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.74%) jMock
General
1 43 (58.90%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) Spring
2 32 (43.84%) XML
3 30 (41.10%) Web Services
4 28 (38.36%) Hibernate
5 27 (36.99%) J2EE
6 24 (32.88%) Java EE
7 21 (28.77%) RESTful
8 20 (27.40%) Gherkin
9 11 (15.07%) CSS
9 11 (15.07%) HTML
10 10 (13.70%) Ajax
10 10 (13.70%) JAX-RS
11 9 (12.33%) jQuery
12 8 (10.96%) Java SE
12 8 (10.96%) REST
13 5 (6.85%) HTML5
13 5 (6.85%) JPA
13 5 (6.85%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (6.85%) SOAP
13 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (8.22%) Fintech
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.48%) PMI
4 3 (4.11%) RIA
4 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.74%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Android
1 2 (2.74%) Linux
1 2 (2.74%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (87.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (54.79%) Scrum
3 32 (43.84%) TDD
4 24 (32.88%) Test Automation
5 20 (27.40%) BDD
6 19 (26.03%) SDET
7 17 (23.29%) ATDD
7 17 (23.29%) Test Scripting
8 16 (21.92%) Test Strategy
9 14 (19.18%) OO
10 10 (13.70%) E-Commerce
10 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.33%) OOP
11 9 (12.33%) SOA
12 8 (10.96%) Coaching
13 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (9.59%) Defect Management
13 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
14 6 (8.22%) High Availability
14 6 (8.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (36.99%) SQL
3 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.92%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.48%) Apex Code
5 4 (5.48%) ES6
5 4 (5.48%) PHP
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
1 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (5.48%) MOM
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) hybris
3 4 (5.48%) Demandware
3 4 (5.48%) IBM
3 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.11%) ATG
5 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.37%) New Relic
5 1 (1.37%) Sybase
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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