The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £87,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 146 161
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 112 122 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.18% 1.92% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.00% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 103 114 156
Median salary £87,500 £71,250 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.80% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £55,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4908 6109 9859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.36% 96.22% 94.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4380 5575 8455
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the City of London

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in the City of London

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the City of London

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 255 (100.00%) Java
2 181 (70.98%) Finance
3 142 (55.69%) Banking
4 133 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (43.14%) Spring
5 110 (43.14%) SQL
6 87 (34.12%) JavaScript
7 75 (29.41%) AngularJS
8 66 (25.88%) Low Latency
9 64 (25.10%) Scrum
10 63 (24.71%) SQL Server
11 62 (24.31%) Hibernate
12 60 (23.53%) JUnit
13 51 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 48 (18.82%) OO
15 45 (17.65%) Maven
16 44 (17.25%) Node.js
17 40 (15.69%) C#
18 39 (15.29%) Front Office
18 39 (15.29%) React
19 38 (14.90%) TDD
20 37 (14.51%) .NET
20 37 (14.51%) OOD
21 34 (13.33%) Gradle
21 34 (13.33%) J2SE
22 32 (12.55%) Degree
22 32 (12.55%) Multithreading
23 30 (11.76%) Microservices
24 29 (11.37%) Linux
24 29 (11.37%) Market Risk

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 13 (5.10%) JBoss
1 13 (5.10%) WebSphere
2 12 (4.71%) Apache TomEE
3 7 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.35%) Jetty
5 5 (1.96%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.18%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.78%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.39%) Confluence
8 1 (0.39%) GemFire
8 1 (0.39%) Mule
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.27%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.35%) SaaS
3 4 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.41%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.53%) MySQL
4 6 (2.35%) Big Data
5 4 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.57%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.18%) Couchbase
6 3 (1.18%) DB2
7 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.39%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.39%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.39%) KDB
8 1 (0.39%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.39%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 60 (23.53%) JUnit
2 45 (17.65%) Maven
3 34 (13.33%) Gradle
4 22 (8.63%) Ant
5 21 (8.24%) Cucumber
6 19 (7.45%) Jenkins
7 14 (5.49%) Mockito
8 13 (5.10%) Git (software)
8 13 (5.10%) Selenium
9 12 (4.71%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.92%) Subversion
11 7 (2.75%) JIRA
12 6 (2.35%) Hudson
13 4 (1.57%) DbUnit
13 4 (1.57%) JBehave
14 3 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.18%) FishEye
14 3 (1.18%) FitNesse
15 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
16 1 (0.39%) Grunt
General
1 181 (70.98%) Finance
2 142 (55.69%) Banking
3 39 (15.29%) Front Office
4 18 (7.06%) Back Office
5 14 (5.49%) Advertising
6 9 (3.53%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.75%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
9 1 (0.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (43.14%) Spring
2 75 (29.41%) AngularJS
3 62 (24.31%) Hibernate
4 44 (17.25%) Node.js
5 39 (15.29%) React
6 37 (14.51%) .NET
7 34 (13.33%) J2SE
8 28 (10.98%) HTML
8 28 (10.98%) Web Services
9 21 (8.24%) JDBC
9 21 (8.24%) jQuery
10 20 (7.84%) Ajax
11 19 (7.45%) REST
12 18 (7.06%) RESTful
13 17 (6.67%) JSON
13 17 (6.67%) XML
14 16 (6.27%) JSP
15 15 (5.88%) JMS
16 13 (5.10%) J2EE
16 13 (5.10%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.37%) Market Risk
3 27 (10.59%) Credit Risk
4 23 (9.02%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (5.10%) Fintech
6 10 (3.92%) Reference Data
7 8 (3.14%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.96%) Equities
9 4 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.18%) Xbox
11 2 (0.78%) Derivative
11 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.78%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.39%) Clustering
12 1 (0.39%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.39%) Oculus Rift
12 1 (0.39%) TWAP
12 1 (0.39%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.37%) Linux
2 11 (4.31%) Unix
3 2 (0.78%) Android
3 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (52.16%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (25.88%) Low Latency
3 64 (25.10%) Scrum
4 48 (18.82%) OO
5 38 (14.90%) TDD
6 37 (14.51%) OOD
7 32 (12.55%) Multithreading
8 30 (11.76%) Microservices
9 27 (10.59%) Electronic Trading
10 21 (8.24%) SDLC
11 17 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.27%) Code Optimisation
12 16 (6.27%) Kanban
12 16 (6.27%) Test Automation
13 15 (5.88%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.88%) Pair Programming
14 14 (5.49%) Web Development
15 10 (3.92%) DevOps
15 10 (3.92%) Machine Learning
16 9 (3.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 255 (100.00%) Java
2 110 (43.14%) SQL
3 87 (34.12%) JavaScript
4 40 (15.69%) C#
5 15 (5.88%) Python
6 12 (4.71%) Scala
6 12 (4.71%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.57%) ANSI SQL
7 4 (1.57%) C++
8 3 (1.18%) PHP
9 2 (0.78%) Clojure
9 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.78%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) Elixir
10 1 (0.39%) Groovy
10 1 (0.39%) Jython
10 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (12.55%) Degree
2 19 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.18%) PhD
5 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.96%) MiFID
2 4 (1.57%) QA
3 3 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.39%) EMIR
4 1 (0.39%) GCP
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.14%) Puppet
2 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.78%) Ansible
3 2 (0.78%) Grafana
3 2 (0.78%) Kibana
3 2 (0.78%) logstash
3 2 (0.78%) StatsD
Vendors
1 23 (9.02%) Oracle
2 15 (5.88%) StreamBase
3 9 (3.53%) Sybase
4 7 (2.75%) GoldenSource
5 5 (1.96%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.57%) Apple
6 4 (1.57%) Perforce
7 3 (1.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.78%) New Relic
9 1 (0.39%) Informatica
9 1 (0.39%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.39%) Solace
9 1 (0.39%) Talend
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