Period
to 14 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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

Java Developer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 24 43
Rank change year-on-year -47 +19 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 28 181 140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.83% 7.86% 6.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 8.09% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29 162 132
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,900 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £74,750 £64,750
South East median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 965 2,237 2,087
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.57% 97.09% 98.26%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1,880 1,815
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,500 £27,500 £25,600
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in West Sussex

Java Developer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Java Developer in West Sussex

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Salary distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in West Sussex

Java Developer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 14 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burgess Hill -4 11 £55,000 +22.22%
Worthing -3 8 £25,000 -28.57%
Crawley -12 8 £57,500 +27.78%
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 West Sussex region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 13 (46.43%) Java SE
4 13 (46.43%) CSS
4 13 (46.43%) HTML
5 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 11 (39.29%) Eclipse
7 9 (32.14%) JUnit
7 9 (32.14%) JSP
7 9 (32.14%) Maven
7 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
7 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
8 8 (28.57%) Java EE
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) J2EE
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle
9 7 (25.00%) Servlets
9 7 (25.00%) Struts
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) JSF
9 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
9 7 (25.00%) Web Application Development
9 7 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Java 8
9 7 (25.00%) Sprint Review
9 7 (25.00%) Sprint Backlog
10 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (10.71%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Eclipse
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) JUnit
2 9 (32.14%) Maven
3 6 (21.43%) NetBeans
4 4 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) CSS
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
1 13 (46.43%) Java SE
2 9 (32.14%) JSP
3 8 (28.57%) Java EE
4 7 (25.00%) J2EE
4 7 (25.00%) JSF
4 7 (25.00%) Servlets
4 7 (25.00%) Struts
5 6 (21.43%) AWT
5 6 (21.43%) Java ME
5 6 (21.43%) JSON
6 5 (17.86%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (17.86%) Apache Camel
6 5 (17.86%) REST
6 5 (17.86%) RESTful
6 5 (17.86%) SOAP
6 5 (17.86%) Spring
6 5 (17.86%) XML
7 4 (14.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 7 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Sprint Backlog
3 7 (25.00%) Sprint Review
3 7 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (21.43%) Web Development
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 4 (14.29%) Machine Learning
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Architectural Design
7 3 (10.71%) DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (10.71%) Functional Programming
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.14%) Microservices
9 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Java 8
5 3 (10.71%) Scala
5 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Splunk