Period
to 23 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 73 95 56
Rank change year-on-year +22 -39 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 17 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.84% 1.46% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 1.49% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 94
10th Percentile - - £32,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +24.32% -2.63%
75th Percentile £56,250 £85,000 £62,500
90th Percentile - £100,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% +4.76%

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 1,052 1,138 2,057
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.26% 97.93% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 761 874 1,700
10th Percentile £31,066 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £68,750
South East median annual salary £54,850 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +9.70% +2.04% +3.16%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Crawley +34 27 £52,500 -8.70% 1
Gatwick +10 2 - -
Haywards Heath - 2 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £65,000 -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (96.88%) CSS
2 31 (96.88%) HTML
3 28 (87.50%) Jenkins
4 18 (56.25%) CI/CD
5 17 (53.13%) Linux
5 17 (53.13%) Spring
6 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (50.00%) nginx
6 16 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
6 16 (50.00%) OO
6 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (50.00%) Java 8
6 16 (50.00%) Docker
6 16 (50.00%) GitLab
6 16 (50.00%) Kubernetes
6 16 (50.00%) Spring Boot
7 15 (46.88%) MVC
7 15 (46.88%) MySQL
8 14 (43.75%) SQL
8 14 (43.75%) Scrum
8 14 (43.75%) VMware
8 14 (43.75%) JBoss
8 14 (43.75%) Apache
8 14 (43.75%) Tomcat
8 14 (43.75%) CSS3
8 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
8 14 (43.75%) HTML5

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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (50.00%) nginx
2 14 (43.75%) Apache
2 14 (43.75%) JBoss
2 14 (43.75%) Jetty
2 14 (43.75%) Tomcat
3 12 (37.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Azure
2 2 (6.25%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 16 (50.00%) GitLab
3 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 14 (43.75%) Maven
3 14 (43.75%) Vagrant
4 12 (37.50%) Bitbucket
4 12 (37.50%) JIRA
5 11 (34.38%) IntelliJ
5 11 (34.38%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) CSS
1 31 (96.88%) HTML
2 17 (53.13%) Spring
3 16 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 16 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 14 (43.75%) ActiveMQ
4 14 (43.75%) CSS3
4 14 (43.75%) HTML5
4 14 (43.75%) Spring MVC
5 4 (12.50%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) .NET
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.25%) Java SE
6 2 (6.25%) Next.js
6 2 (6.25%) React
6 2 (6.25%) Web Services
6 2 (6.25%) WPF
7 1 (3.13%) J2EE
7 1 (3.13%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
1 2 (6.25%) iPad
1 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) CI/CD
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) OO
2 16 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 15 (46.88%) MVC
4 14 (43.75%) Scrum
5 13 (40.63%) Full Stack Development
5 13 (40.63%) TDD
6 11 (34.38%) Lean Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) Microservices
8 2 (6.25%) API Development
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Sprint Backlog
8 2 (6.25%) Sprint Review
8 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (50.00%) Java 8
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Java 11
5 2 (6.25%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) DBS Check
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Docker
2 14 (43.75%) KVM
2 14 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 14 (43.75%) Consul
2 14 (43.75%) Packer
2 14 (43.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle