Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 13 December 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
England > East of England
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 354 348
Rank change year-on-year +32 -6 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 32 18 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.26% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 37
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -25.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £43,375 £40,500 £41,200
90th Percentile £62,875 £51,875 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11741 12601 14562
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 96.68% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9620 10430 12096
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.51% +3.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,975 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Senior Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in the East of England

Senior Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer in the East of England.

Salary trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in the East of England

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in the East of England over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Software Engineer in the East of England

Senior Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -16 29 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Essex +25 1 £75,000 -
Senior Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 East of England region featuring Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (96.88%) Software Engineering
3 27 (84.38%) Degree
3 27 (84.38%) Computer Science
4 26 (81.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (59.38%) C++
6 18 (56.25%) OO
7 15 (46.88%) Multithreading
7 15 (46.88%) Collaborative Working
8 14 (43.75%) TDD
8 14 (43.75%) Finance
9 13 (40.63%) Data Modelling
9 13 (40.63%) QA
9 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
9 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
9 13 (40.63%) Physics
9 13 (40.63%) Data Structures
9 13 (40.63%) Algorithms
9 13 (40.63%) Complexity Analysis
9 13 (40.63%) Terracotta
9 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
9 13 (40.63%) Ehcache
9 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
9 13 (40.63%) Process Improvement
9 13 (40.63%) Performance Optimisation
10 10 (31.25%) Android
11 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
13 6 (18.75%) Linux
14 5 (15.63%) OOD

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
2 5 (15.63%) GIS
3 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Gradle
2 2 (6.25%) Maven
2 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Ehcache
2 3 (9.38%) JSP
2 3 (9.38%) XML
3 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Ember.js
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (84.38%) Computer Science
2 13 (40.63%) Algorithms
2 13 (40.63%) Data Structures
3 9 (28.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Android
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
4 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Software Engineering
2 18 (56.25%) OO
3 15 (46.88%) Collaborative Working
3 15 (46.88%) Multithreading
4 14 (43.75%) TDD
5 13 (40.63%) Complexity Analysis
5 13 (40.63%) Data Modelling
5 13 (40.63%) Mathematics
5 13 (40.63%) Performance Optimisation
5 13 (40.63%) Physics
5 13 (40.63%) Process Improvement
5 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
5 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Android Development
6 5 (15.63%) iOS Development
6 5 (15.63%) OOD
7 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.50%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) C++
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.63%) Apple Swift
5 4 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) Scala
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.25%) C
7 2 (6.25%) Groovy
7 2 (6.25%) Kotlin
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Degree
2 26 (81.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Terracotta
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle