Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 135 157
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 27 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.88% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.59% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 22
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +21.02%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,000 £62,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2948 2201 3140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 97.17% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2251 1886 2665
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Cheshire

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Cheshire

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Cheshire

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Knutsford -29 14 £45,000 - 1
Sandbach - 4 - -
Warrington -9 2 £47,500 +5.56%
Senior Java Developer
North West

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

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 Cheshire region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (81.48%) Spring
4 21 (77.78%) Hibernate
5 13 (48.15%) Scrum
5 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
5 13 (48.15%) SDLC
6 9 (33.33%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) RESTful
7 8 (29.63%) BDD
7 8 (29.63%) TDD
7 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
7 8 (29.63%) Gradle
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) J2EE
9 6 (22.22%) Maven
9 6 (22.22%) Open Source
10 5 (18.52%) QA
10 5 (18.52%) Advertising
10 5 (18.52%) Jetty
10 5 (18.52%) Mule
10 5 (18.52%) Subversion
10 5 (18.52%) Content Management
10 5 (18.52%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
10 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
10 5 (18.52%) JDBC
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (18.52%) OO

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (18.52%) Apache
1 5 (18.52%) JBoss
1 5 (18.52%) Jetty
1 5 (18.52%) Mule
1 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
1 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
1 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Jenkins
2 8 (29.63%) Gradle
3 6 (22.22%) Maven
4 5 (18.52%) Hudson
4 5 (18.52%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) Spring
2 21 (77.78%) Hibernate
3 9 (33.33%) RESTful
4 7 (25.93%) Web Services
5 6 (22.22%) J2EE
6 5 (18.52%) JDBC
6 5 (18.52%) Node.js
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) Java EE
7 4 (14.81%) ODBC
8 2 (7.41%) JSON
8 2 (7.41%) XML
9 1 (3.70%) Java RMI
9 1 (3.70%) Java SE
9 1 (3.70%) JPA
9 1 (3.70%) JSP
9 1 (3.70%) OSGi
9 1 (3.70%) REST
9 1 (3.70%) Servlets
9 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
2 13 (48.15%) SDLC
3 8 (29.63%) BDD
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) Content Management
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) DevOps
6 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) UML
7 2 (7.41%) B2B
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) RUP
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
1 4 (14.81%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Sun