Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer - Java
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 348 408
Rank change year-on-year +34 +60 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 12 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.043% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.045% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 14
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £87,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.29% +45.83% -7.69%
10th Percentile £51,250 £58,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £93,500 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £63,750 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% -7.69%

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 9680 11204 16347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8762 10214 14209
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Senior Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in the City of London

Senior Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in the City of London

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Software Engineer in the City of London

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) JSF
4 6 (50.00%) Ajax
4 6 (50.00%) Java EE
4 6 (50.00%) JSON
4 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (50.00%) Groovy
4 6 (50.00%) RESTful
4 6 (50.00%) Scala
4 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (50.00%) Node.js
4 6 (50.00%) REST
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) SVG
4 6 (50.00%) JBoss
4 6 (50.00%) SOA
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) J2EE
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
4 6 (50.00%) SOAP
5 5 (41.67%) Python

Senior Java Software Engineer 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 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) Ajax
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 6 (50.00%) Java EE
2 6 (50.00%) JSF
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) Node.js
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 6 (50.00%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 6 (50.00%) SVG
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Groovy
3 6 (50.00%) Scala
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Clojure
5 4 (33.33%) Erlang
5 4 (33.33%) F#
5 4 (33.33%) Go
5 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 1 (8.33%) Lua
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker