Period
to 22 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £95,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 187 162
Rank change year-on-year +27 -25 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 94 32 153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.52% 0.74% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.80% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 91 31 141
10th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
25th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £80,000 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% +3.23% +3.33%
75th Percentile £110,000 £90,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £93,750 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £95,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -

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 5,833 4,018 8,761
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.04% 93.27% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,144 3,523 7,673
10th Percentile £42,325 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022, 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 94 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (54.26%) Spring
3 41 (43.62%) Spring Boot
4 39 (41.49%) Fintech
5 33 (35.11%) Multithreading
5 33 (35.11%) Microservices
6 32 (34.04%) Finance
7 31 (32.98%) DevOps
8 29 (30.85%) Docker
9 26 (27.66%) Kubernetes
10 25 (26.60%) Kafka
10 25 (26.60%) SQL
11 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (20.21%) Kotlin
13 18 (19.15%) AWS
14 15 (15.96%) REST
14 15 (15.96%) TDD
15 14 (14.89%) Banking
16 13 (13.83%) Big Data
17 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
17 12 (12.77%) Concurrent Programming
17 12 (12.77%) CI/CD
18 11 (11.70%) SDLC
18 11 (11.70%) JUnit
18 11 (11.70%) JSON
19 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
19 10 (10.64%) XML
19 10 (10.64%) Unix
19 10 (10.64%) Linux
19 10 (10.64%) Maven

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 8 (8.51%) Jetty
2 4 (4.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.15%) AWS
2 8 (8.51%) Azure
3 4 (4.26%) Serverless
4 3 (3.19%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.19%) GCP
4 3 (3.19%) Snowflake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) Big Data
2 8 (8.51%) Flink
2 8 (8.51%) Hadoop
2 8 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.26%) DB2
4 4 (4.26%) KDB
4 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) OLAP
6 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) JUnit
2 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.64%) Maven
3 8 (8.51%) Ant
3 8 (8.51%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (8.51%) Bitbucket
3 8 (8.51%) Concordion
3 8 (8.51%) Cucumber
3 8 (8.51%) Gradle
3 8 (8.51%) Mockito
4 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.26%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.19%) JIRA
General
1 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Banking
3 8 (8.51%) Front Office
4 6 (6.38%) Advertising
5 4 (4.26%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Games
6 2 (2.13%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (54.26%) Spring
2 41 (43.62%) Spring Boot
3 25 (26.60%) Kafka
4 15 (15.96%) REST
5 11 (11.70%) JSON
6 10 (10.64%) XML
7 8 (8.51%) HTML
7 8 (8.51%) JAX-RS
7 8 (8.51%) JDBC
7 8 (8.51%) JMS
7 8 (8.51%) JPA
7 8 (8.51%) React
7 8 (8.51%) Swagger
7 8 (8.51%) Web Services
8 5 (5.32%) RESTful
9 4 (4.26%) CSS
9 4 (4.26%) HTML5
9 4 (4.26%) Node.js
9 4 (4.26%) Swing
10 3 (3.19%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.32%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.26%) Derivative
5 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.19%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.19%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.19%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.13%) Data Fabric
7 1 (1.06%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Linux
1 10 (10.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.49%) Fintech
2 33 (35.11%) Microservices
2 33 (35.11%) Multithreading
3 31 (32.98%) DevOps
4 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.96%) TDD
6 12 (12.77%) CI/CD
6 12 (12.77%) Concurrent Programming
7 11 (11.70%) SDLC
8 10 (10.64%) Multithreaded Programming
9 9 (9.57%) API Design
9 9 (9.57%) BDD
9 9 (9.57%) Garbage Collection
10 8 (8.51%) Full Stack Development
10 8 (8.51%) Low Latency
10 8 (8.51%) Risk Management
11 7 (7.45%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (6.38%) Data Integration
12 6 (6.38%) Epics
12 6 (6.38%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (26.60%) SQL
3 19 (20.21%) Kotlin
4 12 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.57%) Java 11
6 6 (6.38%) Python
7 4 (4.26%) C++
8 3 (3.19%) C#
8 3 (3.19%) Go
8 3 (3.19%) Java 8
9 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
System Software
1 29 (30.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (27.66%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.19%) Google
3 1 (1.06%) Solace
3 1 (1.06%) TIBCO