The median annual salary for a Java Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 60 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Engineer 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.71% - 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Median salary £47,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

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 533 563 488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 94.17% 96.90% 99.19%
Number of salaries quoted 446 486 369
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 £29,000 £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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) RIA
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) JBehave
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
2 5 (71.43%) QA Automation
2 5 (71.43%) SDET
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Finance

Java Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) JBehave
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
2 5 (71.43%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Ant
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) REST
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) RIA
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) QA Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) API Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago