Period
to 23 September 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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

Senior Java Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 169 181
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 33 168 186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.85% 1.68% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.76% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 35 169 180
Median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £65,500 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £119,500 £118,750 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,621 9,565 10,481
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.35% 95.54% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,114 8,427 9,358
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69% +2.50%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) Spring
4 14 (42.42%) TDD
5 11 (33.33%) Docker
6 10 (30.30%) DevOps
6 10 (30.30%) Microservices
7 9 (27.27%) Spring Boot
7 9 (27.27%) JMS
8 8 (24.24%) J2EE
8 8 (24.24%) REST
9 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
9 7 (21.21%) AWS
9 7 (21.21%) BDD
9 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
9 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.21%) OO
9 7 (21.21%) Banking
9 7 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
9 7 (21.21%) Kubernetes
10 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
10 6 (18.18%) Java 8
10 6 (18.18%) Front Office
10 6 (18.18%) Maven
10 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
10 6 (18.18%) Linux
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
10 6 (18.18%) Derivative
11 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking

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 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Confluence
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Camunda
4 1 (3.03%) CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) AWS
2 4 (12.12%) SaaS
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (9.09%) Serverless
4 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.03%) Azure
5 1 (3.03%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 3 (9.09%) AMQP
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) HBase
5 1 (3.03%) KDB
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Maven
3 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 3 (9.09%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.06%) Gradle
5 2 (6.06%) JIRA
5 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (21.21%) Banking
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Front Office
3 5 (15.15%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.06%) Advertising
5 2 (6.06%) Law
6 1 (3.03%) Back Office
6 1 (3.03%) Games
6 1 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (3.03%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Spring
2 9 (27.27%) JMS
2 9 (27.27%) Spring Boot
3 8 (24.24%) J2EE
3 8 (24.24%) REST
4 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
5 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
5 6 (18.18%) Web Services
6 5 (15.15%) Kafka
7 4 (12.12%) HTML
7 4 (12.12%) Java EE
7 4 (12.12%) Middleware
7 4 (12.12%) Node.js
7 4 (12.12%) XML
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (9.09%) JSON
8 3 (9.09%) SOAP
8 3 (9.09%) Swing
8 3 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (18.18%) Derivative
3 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Equities
3 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 2 (6.06%) Market Risk
3 2 (6.06%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (6.06%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) TDD
3 10 (30.30%) DevOps
3 10 (30.30%) Microservices
4 7 (21.21%) BDD
4 7 (21.21%) OO
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.15%) Fintech
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.09%) Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Architecture Roadmap
7 3 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
7 3 (9.09%) OOD
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.09%) Quantitative Research
7 3 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Data Science
8 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Java 8
4 4 (12.12%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.09%) Python
5 3 (9.09%) Scala
5 3 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 2 (6.06%) R
7 1 (3.03%) Groovy
7 1 (3.03%) Kotlin
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) MOS
1 1 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Solace
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) ION Trading