Period
to 20 July 2019

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 39 36
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 33 56 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.03% 5.88% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 6.03% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 64
Watford median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £45,375 £41,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,500 £67,125 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +20.88% -9.00%

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 802 929 1,083
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.04% 97.58% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 630 822 894
Watford median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,325
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £73,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -

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 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 33 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (87.88%) Spring
3 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (54.55%) JUnit
5 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
6 16 (48.48%) REST
6 16 (48.48%) Spring Boot
7 15 (45.45%) Scrum
8 14 (42.42%) SQL
8 14 (42.42%) OOP
8 14 (42.42%) OO
8 14 (42.42%) Java 8
8 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (39.39%) Kanban
10 12 (36.36%) WebSphere
10 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
10 12 (36.36%) JMS
10 12 (36.36%) IBM
10 12 (36.36%) Elastic Path
10 12 (36.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
11 11 (33.33%) Maven
12 10 (30.30%) TDD
12 10 (30.30%) Java EE
12 10 (30.30%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (30.30%) Web Services
12 10 (30.30%) JDBC
12 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
13 9 (27.27%) Fintech
14 8 (24.24%) Serverless

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 12 (36.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 12 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 8 (24.24%) CoreMedia CMS
3 5 (15.15%) Apache Solr
4 4 (12.12%) Apache
4 4 (12.12%) CMS
4 4 (12.12%) MQSeries
4 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
5 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Magento
1 8 (24.24%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (15.15%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (24.24%) Serverless
3 6 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (18.18%) GitHub
4 5 (15.15%) Algolia
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) DB2
3 4 (12.12%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) JUnit
2 17 (51.52%) Git (software)
3 11 (33.33%) Maven
4 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
5 8 (24.24%) git-flow
5 8 (24.24%) Mockito
6 7 (21.21%) Gradle
7 6 (18.18%) Gatling
8 4 (12.12%) Ant
8 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
8 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
8 4 (12.12%) JIRA
8 4 (12.12%) Log4j
8 4 (12.12%) Selenium
8 4 (12.12%) Subversion
8 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (24.24%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
3 3 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) Spring
2 16 (48.48%) REST
2 16 (48.48%) Spring Boot
3 12 (36.36%) JMS
4 10 (30.30%) Java EE
4 10 (30.30%) JDBC
4 10 (30.30%) Web Services
5 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
5 8 (24.24%) JAX-RS
5 8 (24.24%) JPA
5 8 (24.24%) Servlets
5 8 (24.24%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) RESTful
6 6 (18.18%) Spring MVC
7 5 (15.15%) JSP
7 5 (15.15%) React
8 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
8 4 (12.12%) JSON
8 4 (12.12%) SOAP
8 4 (12.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (18.18%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) OO
3 14 (42.42%) OOP
4 13 (39.39%) Kanban
5 12 (36.36%) E-Commerce
6 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
7 10 (30.30%) TDD
8 9 (27.27%) Fintech
9 8 (24.24%) Content Management
9 8 (24.24%) Microservices
10 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (21.21%) Test Automation
11 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (18.18%) DevOps
11 6 (18.18%) MVC
12 5 (15.15%) Data Modelling
12 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Search
13 4 (12.12%) RAD
13 4 (12.12%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) Java 8
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Apex Code
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Elastic Path
1 12 (36.36%) IBM
2 10 (30.30%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (24.24%) Adobe
3 8 (24.24%) Google
3 8 (24.24%) hybris
3 8 (24.24%) SAP
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) ATG
5 4 (12.12%) Blue Martini
5 4 (12.12%) Demandware
6 3 (9.09%) Sybase