The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £81,250 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
London / City of London
Rank 91 166 171
Rank change year-on-year +75 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 143 103 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.82% 1.46% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 1.52% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 136 97 149
Median salary £81,250 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% +20.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £56,300 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  

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 4868 6762 9714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.63% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4467 6044 8273
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the City of London

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 341 (100.00%) Java
2 227 (66.57%) Finance
3 210 (61.58%) Banking
4 134 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (36.95%) Spring
6 119 (34.90%) SQL
7 95 (27.86%) AngularJS
8 89 (26.10%) JavaScript
9 78 (22.87%) Front Office
10 75 (21.99%) Low Latency
11 69 (20.23%) Maven
11 69 (20.23%) Electronic Trading
12 68 (19.94%) JUnit
13 64 (18.77%) Linux
14 62 (18.18%) Scrum
15 61 (17.89%) Node.js
16 58 (17.01%) OOD
17 57 (16.72%) OO
17 57 (16.72%) SQL Server
18 56 (16.42%) Gradle
19 55 (16.13%) C#
20 52 (15.25%) JDBC
21 50 (14.66%) TDD
22 48 (14.08%) J2SE
22 48 (14.08%) Multithreading
22 48 (14.08%) Microservices
23 47 (13.78%) NoSQL
24 46 (13.49%) .NET
25 45 (13.20%) React
26 43 (12.61%) Hibernate

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 28 (8.21%) Jetty
2 16 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (3.81%) Apache Spark
3 13 (3.81%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.47%) Apache
5 5 (1.47%) Apache Solr
5 5 (1.47%) JBoss
5 5 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.29%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.47%) SaaS
3 4 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.88%) FTP
2 1 (0.29%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (16.72%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.78%) NoSQL
3 15 (4.40%) Couchbase
3 15 (4.40%) MySQL
4 11 (3.23%) Big Data
5 10 (2.93%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.64%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (1.76%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.17%) DB2
9 4 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.17%) Text Mining
10 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.88%) Redis
10 3 (0.88%) Riak
11 2 (0.59%) KDB
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.29%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 69 (20.23%) Maven
2 68 (19.94%) JUnit
3 56 (16.42%) Gradle
4 24 (7.04%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.87%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.81%) Ant
7 11 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.23%) Gatling
8 7 (2.05%) JMeter
8 7 (2.05%) Subversion
9 4 (1.17%) JIRA
9 4 (1.17%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.59%) git-flow
10 2 (0.59%) Hudson
10 2 (0.59%) Mockito
10 2 (0.59%) RSpec
10 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.29%) Selenium
11 1 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 227 (66.57%) Finance
2 210 (61.58%) Banking
3 78 (22.87%) Front Office
4 18 (5.28%) Back Office
5 8 (2.35%) Advertising
6 7 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.76%) Publishing
8 4 (1.17%) Retail
9 3 (0.88%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (36.95%) Spring
2 95 (27.86%) AngularJS
3 61 (17.89%) Node.js
4 52 (15.25%) JDBC
5 48 (14.08%) J2SE
6 46 (13.49%) .NET
7 45 (13.20%) React
8 43 (12.61%) Hibernate
9 27 (7.92%) JPA
10 26 (7.62%) Apache Camel
10 26 (7.62%) Web Services
11 25 (7.33%) RESTful
12 24 (7.04%) Apache CXF
12 24 (7.04%) Guava
12 24 (7.04%) Guice
13 21 (6.16%) REST
14 20 (5.87%) JMS
15 17 (4.99%) HTML
16 15 (4.40%) J2EE
17 13 (3.81%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.92%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.40%) Algorithms
3 12 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (3.52%) Reference Data
4 7 (2.05%) Fintech
5 6 (1.76%) Market Risk
5 6 (1.76%) Xbox
6 5 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.47%) Derivative
6 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.47%) Equities
6 5 (1.47%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.88%) Social Network
8 2 (0.59%) Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.29%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.29%) TWAP
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.29%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 64 (18.77%) Linux
2 11 (3.23%) Unix
3 4 (1.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (39.30%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (21.99%) Low Latency
3 69 (20.23%) Electronic Trading
4 62 (18.18%) Scrum
5 58 (17.01%) OOD
6 57 (16.72%) OO
7 50 (14.66%) TDD
8 48 (14.08%) Microservices
8 48 (14.08%) Multithreading
9 41 (12.02%) Mentoring
10 24 (7.04%) SOA
11 19 (5.57%) BDD
11 19 (5.57%) Software Engineering
12 17 (4.99%) Open Source
13 16 (4.69%) Concurrent Programming
13 16 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (4.69%) Mathematics
14 15 (4.40%) Web Development
15 11 (3.23%) Pair Programming
15 11 (3.23%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 341 (100.00%) Java
2 119 (34.90%) SQL
3 89 (26.10%) JavaScript
4 55 (16.13%) C#
5 26 (7.62%) Scala
6 21 (6.16%) Python
7 8 (2.35%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.05%) C++
8 7 (2.05%) Go
9 6 (1.76%) Clojure
9 6 (1.76%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.47%) Groovy
10 5 (1.47%) Haskell
10 5 (1.47%) Perl
11 4 (1.17%) ANSI SQL
12 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.88%) PHP
13 2 (0.59%) Jython
14 1 (0.29%) C
14 1 (0.29%) F#
Qualifications
1 32 (9.38%) Degree
2 9 (2.64%) PhD
3 2 (0.59%) OCP
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.05%) MiFID
1 7 (2.05%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.59%) EMIR
System Software
1 23 (6.74%) Docker
2 4 (1.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 27 (7.92%) Puppet
2 13 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.35%) Ansible
4 5 (1.47%) Kibana
4 5 (1.47%) logstash
5 4 (1.17%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.17%) Marathon
5 4 (1.17%) Mesos
6 3 (0.88%) Salt
7 2 (0.59%) Grafana
7 2 (0.59%) StatsD
Vendors
1 23 (6.74%) Oracle
2 13 (3.81%) TIBCO
3 8 (2.35%) Sybase
4 7 (2.05%) GoldenSource
5 4 (1.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.17%) StreamBase
6 3 (0.88%) IBM
6 3 (0.88%) PayPal
7 2 (0.59%) New Relic
7 2 (0.59%) Perforce
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe
8 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.29%) Informatica
8 1 (0.29%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.29%) Murex
8 1 (0.29%) Solace
8 1 (0.29%) Talend
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