The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Java Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 64 72
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 10 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.05% 1.17% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 2
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% -  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

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 480 671 734
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 98.36% 98.10% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 413 586 597
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (90.00%) Spring
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) SOAP
4 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (55.00%) REST
5 10 (50.00%) Advertising
6 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (35.00%) JUnit
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (30.00%) Apache Camel
9 5 (25.00%) JPA
9 5 (25.00%) Test Management
9 5 (25.00%) Mockito
9 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (25.00%) Web Services
9 5 (25.00%) HND
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) Java EE
9 5 (25.00%) Degree
10 4 (20.00%) J2EE
10 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 4 (20.00%) Node.js
10 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (15.00%) Ember.js
11 3 (15.00%) Microservices
11 3 (15.00%) JavaScript

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Mockito
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (5.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Advertising
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) Spring
2 11 (55.00%) REST
2 11 (55.00%) SOAP
3 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (30.00%) Apache Camel
5 5 (25.00%) Java EE
5 5 (25.00%) JPA
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) Node.js
7 3 (15.00%) Ember.js
8 1 (5.00%) CSS
8 1 (5.00%) HTML
8 1 (5.00%) JSON
8 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Microservices
6 3 (15.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) BDD
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
7 1 (5.00%) DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) OOD
7 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle