Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £56,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 27 51
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 56 77 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.67% 7.18% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.83% 7.56% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 52 66 36
Watford median annual salary £56,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.74% +15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,000 £43,750 £44,000
90th Percentile £78,375 £80,000 £58,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +6.95%

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 961 1,019 1,035
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.37% 94.97% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 872 853 899
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £27,550 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £66,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (64.29%) Spring
4 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 34 (60.71%) XML
6 30 (53.57%) SQL
7 29 (51.79%) HTML
8 27 (48.21%) Maven
9 23 (41.07%) CSS
9 23 (41.07%) Web Services
10 20 (35.71%) OO
10 20 (35.71%) Scrum
11 19 (33.93%) J2EE
12 14 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 14 (25.00%) Ajax
13 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
13 13 (23.21%) REST
14 12 (21.43%) CSS3
14 12 (21.43%) Node.js
14 12 (21.43%) Apex Code
14 12 (21.43%) HTML5
14 12 (21.43%) Hibernate
14 12 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (21.43%) JSP
15 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
15 11 (19.64%) TDD
16 10 (17.86%) Finance
16 10 (17.86%) SOAP
16 10 (17.86%) Fintech
17 9 (16.07%) XSD

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 14 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.93%) CMS
2 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
1 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) DB2
2 4 (7.14%) Jackrabbit
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (48.21%) Maven
2 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
3 9 (16.07%) JUnit
4 7 (12.50%) Subversion
5 6 (10.71%) Bitbucket
5 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.71%) jMock
6 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.93%) Mockito
7 4 (7.14%) Ant
7 4 (7.14%) JIRA
7 4 (7.14%) Log4j
7 4 (7.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.57%) Selenium
8 2 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Czech Language
3 1 (1.79%) French Language
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) German Language
3 1 (1.79%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (64.29%) Spring
2 34 (60.71%) XML
3 29 (51.79%) HTML
4 23 (41.07%) CSS
4 23 (41.07%) Web Services
5 19 (33.93%) J2EE
6 14 (25.00%) Ajax
7 13 (23.21%) REST
8 12 (21.43%) CSS3
8 12 (21.43%) Hibernate
8 12 (21.43%) HTML5
8 12 (21.43%) JSP
8 12 (21.43%) Node.js
9 10 (17.86%) SOAP
10 9 (16.07%) JSON
10 9 (16.07%) XSD
11 8 (14.29%) EJB
11 8 (14.29%) Java EE
11 8 (14.29%) RESTful
11 8 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Fintech
2 8 (14.29%) User Experience
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.57%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) HPUX
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
1 7 (12.50%) Solaris
1 7 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) OO
2 20 (35.71%) Scrum
3 11 (19.64%) TDD
4 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
4 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.07%) UML
5 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 8 (14.29%) Web Development
6 7 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 7 (12.50%) MVC
6 7 (12.50%) OOD
7 6 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (10.71%) OOP
7 6 (10.71%) Product Management
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.93%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (8.93%) Defect Management
8 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 30 (53.57%) SQL
4 12 (21.43%) Apex Code
5 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.14%) Perl
7 2 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) Groovy
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 5 (8.93%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (3.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (7.14%) ATG
4 4 (7.14%) Blue Martini
4 4 (7.14%) Demandware
4 4 (7.14%) Elastic Path
5 3 (5.36%) hybris
6 1 (1.79%) Interwoven