The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 58 68 61
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 10 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.78% 0.86% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 0.88% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 7
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.88% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 554 683 634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.58% 97.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 502 547 556
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,100 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Cardiff

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Cardiff

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Cardiff

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior 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 Cardiff region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (94.12%) Spring
3 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (85.29%) Hibernate
5 20 (58.82%) SOAP
5 20 (58.82%) REST
6 18 (52.94%) Mentoring
7 17 (50.00%) SQL
8 12 (35.29%) JUnit
9 8 (23.53%) OO
9 8 (23.53%) J2EE
9 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Test Management
11 5 (14.71%) Java EE
11 5 (14.71%) Mockito
11 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
11 5 (14.71%) Advertising
11 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
12 4 (11.76%) Scrum
12 4 (11.76%) NetBeans
12 4 (11.76%) TDD
12 4 (11.76%) Apache
12 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 4 (11.76%) SaaS
12 4 (11.76%) JSON
12 4 (11.76%) Web Development
12 4 (11.76%) System Testing
13 3 (8.82%) Oracle
13 3 (8.82%) Unix

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) JUnit
2 5 (14.71%) Eclipse
2 5 (14.71%) Mockito
3 4 (11.76%) NetBeans
4 2 (5.88%) Ant
4 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.88%) Gradle
4 2 (5.88%) Maven
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 5 (14.71%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) Spring
2 29 (85.29%) Hibernate
3 20 (58.82%) REST
3 20 (58.82%) SOAP
4 8 (23.53%) J2EE
5 5 (14.71%) Java EE
6 4 (11.76%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.94%) CSS
8 1 (2.94%) CSS3
8 1 (2.94%) Ext JS
8 1 (2.94%) HTML
8 1 (2.94%) HTML5
8 1 (2.94%) Node.js
8 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.94%) RESTful
8 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) Mentoring
3 8 (23.53%) OO
3 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Test Management
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) System Testing
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
8 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.94%) DevOps
8 1 (2.94%) OOD
8 1 (2.94%) SDLC
8 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.94%) Static Code Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago