Period
to 7 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £83,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 172 182 176
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 64 100 168
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.28% 1.32% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.39% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 58 95 154
10th Percentile £64,625 £57,500 £57,500
25th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £83,750 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.67% - -1.64%
75th Percentile £97,188 £88,125 £86,250
90th Percentile £114,875 £107,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £83,750 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +11.67% - -

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 4,656 7,172 9,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 94.62% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4,132 6,287 8,632
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,850 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £98,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 2021, 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (40.63%) Microservices
3 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (35.94%) TDD
5 22 (34.38%) Spring
5 22 (34.38%) Banking
6 21 (32.81%) DevOps
7 20 (31.25%) Multithreading
8 17 (26.56%) Finance
8 17 (26.56%) Low Latency
8 17 (26.56%) Fintech
8 17 (26.56%) Java 8
9 15 (23.44%) Kubernetes
9 15 (23.44%) Docker
10 14 (21.88%) Kafka
10 14 (21.88%) AWS
11 13 (20.31%) Front Office
12 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 12 (18.75%) Unix
12 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
13 11 (17.19%) Spring Boot
13 11 (17.19%) Linux
14 10 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (14.06%) Python
16 8 (12.50%) Oracle
16 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
16 8 (12.50%) JIRA
16 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
16 8 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming

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 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.69%) Appian
1 3 (4.69%) Camunda
1 3 (4.69%) Confluence
1 3 (4.69%) GlassFish
1 3 (4.69%) JBoss
1 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.88%) AWS
2 4 (6.25%) GitHub
3 2 (3.13%) Apple Pay
3 2 (3.13%) Azure
3 2 (3.13%) GCP
3 2 (3.13%) Google Pay
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Big Data
1 6 (9.38%) Hadoop
1 6 (9.38%) MySQL
1 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.13%) Flink
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Ignite
5 1 (1.56%) HBase
5 1 (1.56%) KDB
5 1 (1.56%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.50%) JIRA
3 5 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (7.81%) Bitbucket
3 5 (7.81%) JUnit
3 5 (7.81%) Maven
3 5 (7.81%) Mockito
3 5 (7.81%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.69%) Apache Archiva
4 3 (4.69%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.69%) GitLab
4 3 (4.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.56%) Gradle
5 1 (1.56%) JMeter
5 1 (1.56%) TestCafe
General
1 22 (34.38%) Banking
2 17 (26.56%) Finance
3 13 (20.31%) Front Office
4 7 (10.94%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.94%) Social Skills
5 4 (6.25%) Back Office
5 4 (6.25%) Public Sector
6 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.69%) Public Speaking
7 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) Spring
2 14 (21.88%) Kafka
3 11 (17.19%) Spring Boot
4 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 7 (10.94%) JMS
5 7 (10.94%) REST
5 7 (10.94%) RESTful
6 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
6 6 (9.38%) HTML
6 6 (9.38%) HTML5
7 5 (7.81%) CSS
7 5 (7.81%) Java EE
7 5 (7.81%) JPA
8 4 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (6.25%) Node.js
8 4 (6.25%) React
8 4 (6.25%) Ultra Messaging
8 4 (6.25%) Web Services
9 3 (4.69%) Hystrix
9 3 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (10.94%) Equities
3 5 (7.81%) Derivative
4 4 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 4 (6.25%) Hedge funds
4 4 (6.25%) Reference Data
5 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.69%) Blog
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.69%) Social Media
6 1 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.56%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Unix
2 11 (17.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Microservices
2 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.94%) TDD
4 21 (32.81%) DevOps
5 20 (31.25%) Multithreading
6 17 (26.56%) Fintech
6 17 (26.56%) Low Latency
7 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.50%) Concurrent Programming
9 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
10 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.81%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (7.81%) SDLC
12 4 (6.25%) CQRS
12 4 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (6.25%) Open Source
12 4 (6.25%) Pair Programming
13 3 (4.69%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (26.56%) Java 8
3 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) Python
5 8 (12.50%) Kotlin
6 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
6 7 (10.94%) SQL
7 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Scala
9 1 (1.56%) C#
9 1 (1.56%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) ES6
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) R
9 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (23.44%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.13%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (3.13%) Rancher
4 1 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Solace
3 3 (4.69%) IBM
3 3 (4.69%) Microsoft