The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 26 38 20
Rank change year-on-year +12 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 38 22 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.90% 3.85% 9.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.34% 3.96% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 37
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

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 518 555 482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.01% 97.03% 99.18%
Number of salaries quoted 434 478 365
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Watford

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 79 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (65.82%) Spring
4 48 (60.76%) Finance
5 36 (45.57%) Hibernate
5 36 (45.57%) Scrum
6 29 (36.71%) J2EE
7 28 (35.44%) SQL
8 25 (31.65%) Web Services
8 25 (31.65%) XML
9 23 (29.11%) OO
10 22 (27.85%) Tomcat
10 22 (27.85%) TDD
11 19 (24.05%) Maven
11 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
11 19 (24.05%) Oracle
12 17 (21.52%) SQL Server
13 16 (20.25%) Java EE
14 15 (18.99%) Struts
14 15 (18.99%) SQL Server 2014
14 15 (18.99%) RESTful
15 13 (16.46%) REST
15 13 (16.46%) UML
16 12 (15.19%) JAX-RS
17 11 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
17 11 (13.92%) JBehave
17 11 (13.92%) WebDriver
17 11 (13.92%) Multithreading
17 11 (13.92%) jQuery

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 22 (27.85%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.92%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.13%) JBoss
4 6 (7.59%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 4 (5.06%) CMS
5 4 (5.06%) MQSeries
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (18.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (10.13%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.06%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (5.06%) MySQL
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (24.05%) Maven
2 11 (13.92%) JBehave
2 11 (13.92%) WebDriver
3 10 (12.66%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.66%) gulp
3 10 (12.66%) Karma Test Runner
4 7 (8.86%) JUnit
4 7 (8.86%) Subversion
5 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.06%) Log4j
6 4 (5.06%) Mockito
6 4 (5.06%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (3.80%) Selenium
8 2 (2.53%) JIRA
9 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (60.76%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.82%) Spring
2 36 (45.57%) Hibernate
3 29 (36.71%) J2EE
4 25 (31.65%) Web Services
4 25 (31.65%) XML
5 16 (20.25%) Java EE
6 15 (18.99%) RESTful
6 15 (18.99%) Struts
7 13 (16.46%) REST
8 12 (15.19%) JAX-RS
9 11 (13.92%) jQuery
9 11 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (12.66%) CodeMirror
10 10 (12.66%) D3.js
10 10 (12.66%) Node.js
11 9 (11.39%) Gherkin
11 9 (11.39%) SOAP
12 8 (10.13%) JSP
13 7 (8.86%) Ajax
13 7 (8.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Virtual Team
2 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.53%) Fintech
3 2 (2.53%) PMI
4 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Unix
2 10 (12.66%) Linux
3 4 (5.06%) HPUX
3 4 (5.06%) Solaris
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.57%) Scrum
3 23 (29.11%) OO
4 22 (27.85%) TDD
5 13 (16.46%) UML
6 11 (13.92%) Multithreading
6 11 (13.92%) OOP
6 11 (13.92%) Software Engineering
6 11 (13.92%) Waterfall
7 10 (12.66%) BDD
7 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
7 10 (12.66%) Kanban
8 9 (11.39%) ATDD
8 9 (11.39%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (11.39%) SDLC
8 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
9 8 (10.13%) SOA
9 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
10 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (35.44%) SQL
3 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.92%) PL/SQL
5 10 (12.66%) ES6
6 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.53%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) QA
2 8 (10.13%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Oracle
2 6 (7.59%) IBM
3 5 (6.33%) hybris
4 4 (5.06%) ATG
4 4 (5.06%) Blue Martini
4 4 (5.06%) Sybase
4 4 (5.06%) Talend
5 3 (3.80%) AppDynamics
5 3 (3.80%) New Relic
6 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
Watford, Hertfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £70,000 + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + £50,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago