Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Java Engineer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +103
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 19 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.95% 1.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 0
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 940 1002 1034
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 96.62% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 791 863 853
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings that featured Java Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Watford

Java Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Watford.

Salary trend for Java Engineer in Watford

Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Watford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Engineer in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 16 (84.21%) Scrum
2 16 (84.21%) QA
3 14 (73.68%) RESTful
3 14 (73.68%) Web Services
4 13 (68.42%) TDD
5 12 (63.16%) XML
5 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
5 12 (63.16%) Selenium
5 12 (63.16%) BDD
5 12 (63.16%) SDET
6 11 (57.89%) QA Automation
6 11 (57.89%) WebDriver
6 11 (57.89%) REST
6 11 (57.89%) Cucumber
6 11 (57.89%) JUnit
7 10 (52.63%) Internet
7 10 (52.63%) API Testing
7 10 (52.63%) Gherkin
7 10 (52.63%) RIA
7 10 (52.63%) JBehave
8 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
9 7 (36.84%) Spring
9 7 (36.84%) Maven
10 4 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
10 4 (21.05%) jMock

Java Engineer 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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Internet
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Selenium
2 11 (57.89%) Cucumber
2 11 (57.89%) JUnit
2 11 (57.89%) WebDriver
3 10 (52.63%) JBehave
4 7 (36.84%) Maven
5 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
5 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 4 (21.05%) jMock
6 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) RESTful
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 12 (63.16%) XML
3 11 (57.89%) REST
4 10 (52.63%) Gherkin
5 7 (36.84%) Spring
6 4 (21.05%) JAX-RS
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 2 (10.53%) CSS3
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) Node.js
9 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) RIA
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Scrum
2 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
3 13 (68.42%) TDD
4 12 (63.16%) BDD
4 12 (63.16%) SDET
4 12 (63.16%) Test Automation
5 11 (57.89%) QA Automation
6 10 (52.63%) API Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (21.05%) OOP
7 4 (21.05%) Product Management
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Content Management
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) People Management
8 1 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com