Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 104 179
Rank change year-on-year -45 +75 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 203 326 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.99% 2.78% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.89% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 191 319 272
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% +9.80%
10th Percentile £57,500 £57,350 £51,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £94,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +19.23% +4.00%

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 9693 11285 16633
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 96.38% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8779 10283 14445
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 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 City of London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 203 (100.00%) Java
2 142 (69.95%) Finance
3 111 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (50.74%) SQL
5 96 (47.29%) Banking
6 75 (36.95%) Spring
7 62 (30.54%) Hibernate
8 47 (23.15%) JavaScript
9 40 (19.70%) TDD
10 38 (18.72%) HTML
11 35 (17.24%) Investment Banking
12 34 (16.75%) Multithreading
12 34 (16.75%) REST
13 33 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (14.78%) jQuery
15 29 (14.29%) Oracle
16 28 (13.79%) Ajax
17 26 (12.81%) Selenium
17 26 (12.81%) Spring Boot
18 25 (12.32%) Computer Science
18 25 (12.32%) Microservices
18 25 (12.32%) Scrum
19 23 (11.33%) XML
20 22 (10.84%) Front Office
20 22 (10.84%) Credit Risk
21 21 (10.34%) Market Risk
21 21 (10.34%) Mentoring
21 21 (10.34%) Low Latency
21 21 (10.34%) NoSQL
22 20 (9.85%) Web Services

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 14 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 13 (6.40%) Jetty
3 10 (4.93%) Apache TomEE
3 10 (4.93%) JBoss
3 10 (4.93%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.46%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.99%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.99%) Confluence
7 1 (0.49%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.34%) NoSQL
2 15 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.91%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.43%) RDBMS
5 7 (3.45%) Big Data
5 7 (3.45%) Blockchain
5 7 (3.45%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.97%) MySQL
8 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.99%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.49%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.49%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.49%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.49%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.49%) Redis
10 1 (0.49%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.49%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (12.81%) Selenium
2 19 (9.36%) JUnit
2 19 (9.36%) Maven
3 15 (7.39%) Jenkins
4 13 (6.40%) Ant
4 13 (6.40%) Mockito
5 12 (5.91%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.91%) Gradle
5 12 (5.91%) WebDriver
6 10 (4.93%) Git (software)
7 9 (4.43%) ClearCase
7 9 (4.43%) Spock
8 6 (2.96%) Subversion
9 5 (2.46%) Hudson
10 4 (1.97%) JBehave
11 3 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (1.48%) DbUnit
11 3 (1.48%) FishEye
11 3 (1.48%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.48%) JIRA
General
1 142 (69.95%) Finance
2 96 (47.29%) Banking
3 35 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 22 (10.84%) Front Office
5 13 (6.40%) Advertising
6 11 (5.42%) Back Office
7 10 (4.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (36.95%) Spring
2 62 (30.54%) Hibernate
3 38 (18.72%) HTML
4 34 (16.75%) REST
5 30 (14.78%) jQuery
6 28 (13.79%) Ajax
7 26 (12.81%) Spring Boot
8 23 (11.33%) XML
9 20 (9.85%) AngularJS
9 20 (9.85%) Web Services
10 17 (8.37%) JPA
11 16 (7.88%) RESTful
12 15 (7.39%) Apache Camel
12 15 (7.39%) Guice
12 15 (7.39%) JSP
13 14 (6.90%) Apache CXF
14 13 (6.40%) Guava
15 12 (5.91%) CSS
15 12 (5.91%) JSON
15 12 (5.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.32%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.84%) Credit Risk
3 21 (10.34%) Market Risk
4 15 (7.39%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (6.90%) Fintech
6 7 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.45%) Equities
7 5 (2.46%) Bitcoin
8 4 (1.97%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.97%) Xbox
9 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.48%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.49%) Derivative
10 1 (0.49%) HoloLens
10 1 (0.49%) HTC Vive
10 1 (0.49%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.87%) Unix
2 15 (7.39%) Linux
3 9 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (4.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (19.70%) TDD
3 34 (16.75%) Multithreading
4 25 (12.32%) Microservices
4 25 (12.32%) Scrum
5 21 (10.34%) Low Latency
5 21 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 18 (8.87%) DevOps
7 16 (7.88%) Concurrent Programming
8 15 (7.39%) BDD
8 15 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.39%) Data Modelling
8 15 (7.39%) SDLC
9 13 (6.40%) Test Automation
10 12 (5.91%) MVC
11 11 (5.42%) E-Commerce
11 11 (5.42%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (5.42%) Kanban
12 10 (4.93%) OO
13 9 (4.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 203 (100.00%) Java
2 103 (50.74%) SQL
3 47 (23.15%) JavaScript
4 20 (9.85%) Groovy
5 19 (9.36%) Scala
6 16 (7.88%) Shell Script
7 13 (6.40%) Python
8 6 (2.96%) Ruby
9 5 (2.46%) C++
10 4 (1.97%) PHP
11 2 (0.99%) Clojure
11 2 (0.99%) Jython
11 2 (0.99%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (7.88%) Degree
2 4 (1.97%) PhD
3 2 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.49%) GCP
2 1 (0.49%) MiFID
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.49%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Ansible
1 2 (0.99%) Grafana
1 2 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (14.29%) Oracle
2 12 (5.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.43%) Apigee
4 5 (2.46%) Apple
4 5 (2.46%) Sybase
5 4 (1.97%) StreamBase
6 3 (1.48%) Perforce
6 3 (1.48%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe
7 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.49%) Google
7 1 (0.49%) Informatica
7 1 (0.49%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.49%) Solace