The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
England / East of England
Rank 145 187 209
Rank change year-on-year +42 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 103 82 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.71% 1.11% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.16% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 87 82 63
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £39,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5797 7083 7273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.09% 96.24% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4624 5713 5850
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,550
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the East of England

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in the East of England

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the East of England

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +33 50 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Hertfordshire +47 37 £60,000 +4.34% 3
Cambridgeshire -16 11 £50,000 -5.66% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £72,500 - 1
Suffolk +27 1 £42,500 -26.72%
Norfolk - 1 £52,500 - 1
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 185 (100.00%) Java
2 113 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (47.57%) J2EE
4 86 (46.49%) Spring
5 82 (44.32%) Hibernate
5 82 (44.32%) Oracle
6 79 (42.70%) SQL
7 67 (36.22%) Degree
8 64 (34.59%) Computer Science
9 63 (34.05%) Java EE
10 62 (33.51%) Relational Database
11 59 (31.89%) JBoss
12 58 (31.35%) JavaScript
13 47 (25.41%) HTML
13 47 (25.41%) WebSphere
14 45 (24.32%) CSS
15 44 (23.78%) PL/SQL
15 44 (23.78%) OO
16 42 (22.70%) RDBMS
16 42 (22.70%) WebLogic
17 40 (21.62%) Maven
17 40 (21.62%) TDD
18 38 (20.54%) Finance
19 37 (20.00%) Ant
19 37 (20.00%) GlassFish
19 37 (20.00%) SDLC
20 35 (18.92%) Scrum
21 33 (17.84%) Ajax
22 32 (17.30%) JMS
23 31 (16.76%) Web Services

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 59 (31.89%) JBoss
2 47 (25.41%) WebSphere
3 42 (22.70%) WebLogic
4 37 (20.00%) GlassFish
5 22 (11.89%) Tomcat
6 12 (6.49%) Apache
7 8 (4.32%) Apache Spark
7 8 (4.32%) Confluence
8 6 (3.24%) Apache Pig
9 5 (2.70%) Apache Geronimo
9 5 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.08%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.16%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (33.51%) Relational Database
2 42 (22.70%) RDBMS
3 28 (15.14%) Oracle Database
4 21 (11.35%) SQL Server
5 19 (10.27%) MySQL
6 18 (9.73%) Big Data
7 16 (8.65%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.24%) CouchDB
8 6 (3.24%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.62%) MarkLogic
11 3 (1.62%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.08%) JasperReports
12 2 (1.08%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.54%) Mahout
13 1 (0.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 40 (21.62%) Maven
2 37 (20.00%) Ant
3 30 (16.22%) Gradle
4 22 (11.89%) JUnit
5 15 (8.11%) JIRA
6 13 (7.03%) Git (software)
6 13 (7.03%) Jenkins
7 10 (5.41%) Subversion
8 8 (4.32%) Hudson
9 5 (2.70%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.70%) Mockito
10 3 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.08%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.08%) jMock
11 2 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.08%) Selenium
12 1 (0.54%) Android Studio
General
1 38 (20.54%) Finance
2 17 (9.19%) Automotive
3 14 (7.57%) Retail
4 4 (2.16%) Advertising
5 3 (1.62%) Banking
5 3 (1.62%) Games
6 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (47.57%) J2EE
2 86 (46.49%) Spring
3 82 (44.32%) Hibernate
4 63 (34.05%) Java EE
5 47 (25.41%) HTML
6 45 (24.32%) CSS
7 33 (17.84%) Ajax
8 32 (17.30%) JMS
9 31 (16.76%) Web Services
10 29 (15.68%) Struts
11 28 (15.14%) XML
12 26 (14.05%) Swing
13 19 (10.27%) Servlets
13 19 (10.27%) Spring MVC
14 17 (9.19%) JSP
15 16 (8.65%) JPA
16 15 (8.11%) AngularJS
17 12 (6.49%) Java SE
17 12 (6.49%) REST
18 10 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (34.59%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.78%) iPad
4 7 (3.78%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.16%) Internet of Things
6 3 (1.62%) Robotics
7 2 (1.08%) Fintech
7 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.08%) Life Science
8 1 (0.54%) EPoS
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.65%) Linux
2 13 (7.03%) Windows
3 8 (4.32%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.62%) Unix
6 2 (1.08%) Android
6 2 (1.08%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.78%) OO
3 40 (21.62%) TDD
4 37 (20.00%) SDLC
5 35 (18.92%) Scrum
6 26 (14.05%) E-Commerce
7 24 (12.97%) Mentoring
7 24 (12.97%) MVC
8 23 (12.43%) Software Engineering
9 22 (11.89%) OOP
10 19 (10.27%) Multithreading
11 16 (8.65%) Kanban
12 14 (7.57%) Unit Testing
13 13 (7.03%) Open Source
14 12 (6.49%) Coaching
15 11 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (5.95%) Microservices
15 11 (5.95%) SOA
16 10 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
16 10 (5.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 185 (100.00%) Java
2 79 (42.70%) SQL
3 58 (31.35%) JavaScript
4 44 (23.78%) PL/SQL
5 13 (7.03%) Scala
6 10 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.32%) Python
8 7 (3.78%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.24%) PHP
10 4 (2.16%) C
10 4 (2.16%) C++
10 4 (2.16%) Perl
11 3 (1.62%) C#
12 2 (1.08%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 67 (36.22%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) HDFS
Vendors
1 82 (44.32%) Oracle
2 5 (2.70%) hybris
3 4 (2.16%) Google
4 2 (1.08%) Adobe
5 1 (0.54%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.54%) Sun
5 1 (0.54%) Tableau
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