Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 77 102
Rank change year-on-year +7 +25 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 9 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.10% 2.47% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 2.51% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 34 8
Cardiff median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £40,172 £39,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £48,250
South Wales median annual salary £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.50% +11.11% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 808 1357 1538
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.90% 98.40% 98.65%
Number of salaries quoted 720 1226 1314
Cardiff median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,025
South Wales median annual salary £39,125 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.33% +4.17% +2.86%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Cardiff

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
5 5 (55.56%) Scrum
6 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 4 (44.44%) RESTful
6 4 (44.44%) REST
6 4 (44.44%) SOAP
7 3 (33.33%) Apache Camel
7 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (33.33%) QA
7 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (33.33%) JPA
7 3 (33.33%) Degree
7 3 (33.33%) HND
7 3 (33.33%) C
7 3 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (33.33%) Advertising
8 2 (22.22%) OO
8 2 (22.22%) TDD
8 2 (22.22%) Microservices
8 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 1 (11.11%) Ansible
9 1 (11.11%) Docker
9 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
9 1 (11.11%) React
9 1 (11.11%) Thymeleaf

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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
1 1 (11.11%) NetBeans
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) RESTful
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 3 (33.33%) JPA
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) Kafka
5 1 (11.11%) React
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 1 (11.11%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Microservices
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) DSDM
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 1 (11.11%) Terraform