Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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

Senior Java Developer
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 249 287
Rank change year-on-year -31 +38 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1,898 2,205 2,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.18% 1.37% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.42% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,639 1,913 2,078
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,750 £95,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +6.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 155,426 155,087 182,356
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.47% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 127,124 129,299 154,756
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in England

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in England

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in England over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in England

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
London -37 914 £72,500 +3.57% 138
South East +34 407 £55,000 - 44
North of England -78 186 £50,000 -9.09% 22
South West -26 146 £55,000 - 14
Midlands +56 131 £55,000 +4.76% 17
East of England -37 111 £57,500 +12.20% 7
West Midlands +55 90 £55,000 - 10
Yorkshire -7 89 £46,000 -8.00% 8
North West -102 81 £52,500 -12.50% 14
East Midlands -14 41 £57,500 +9.52% 7
North East -16 16 £50,000 +29.87%
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 England region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 1,898 (100.00%) Java
2 1,159 (61.06%) Spring
3 1,144 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
4 694 (36.56%) TDD
5 686 (36.14%) JavaScript
6 589 (31.03%) SQL
7 586 (30.87%) Java 8
8 545 (28.71%) Finance
9 489 (25.76%) Hibernate
10 477 (25.13%) Software Engineering
11 463 (24.39%) HTML
12 448 (23.60%) Web Services
13 427 (22.50%) Microservices
14 417 (21.97%) AngularJS
15 401 (21.13%) Scrum
16 387 (20.39%) CSS
17 365 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
18 363 (19.13%) RESTful
19 358 (18.86%) J2EE
20 346 (18.23%) Degree
21 330 (17.39%) REST
22 322 (16.97%) Git (software)
23 310 (16.33%) OO
24 298 (15.70%) NoSQL
25 292 (15.38%) Linux
26 290 (15.28%) Jenkins
27 288 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
28 275 (14.49%) Docker
29 270 (14.23%) Maven
30 263 (13.86%) Spring Boot

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 199 (10.48%) Tomcat
2 141 (7.43%) JBoss
3 87 (4.58%) Apache
4 66 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
5 64 (3.37%) WebSphere
6 55 (2.90%) Mule
7 50 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 44 (2.32%) Apache Spark
9 38 (2.00%) Confluence
10 35 (1.84%) Apache Solr
11 30 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 26 (1.37%) WildFly
13 20 (1.05%) Mule ESB
14 19 (1.00%) Jetty
15 17 (0.90%) nginx
16 16 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (0.74%) CMS
18 12 (0.63%) GlassFish
19 10 (0.53%) OpenStack
19 10 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.053%) Weka
Business Applications
1 31 (1.63%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.11%) Magento
7 1 (0.053%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.053%) Ripple
7 1 (0.053%) Ripple XRP
7 1 (0.053%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 365 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 111 (5.85%) GitHub
3 48 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.53%) SaaS
4 43 (2.27%) OpenShift
5 30 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.95%) PaaS
7 18 (0.95%) Serverless
8 17 (0.90%) IaaS
8 17 (0.90%) Slack
9 14 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 13 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
10 13 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.37%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (0.37%) CloudBees
12 6 (0.32%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.26%) Zapier
14 3 (0.16%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.90%) HTTP
2 33 (1.74%) Internet
3 32 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.58%) AMQP
5 8 (0.42%) Network Security
5 8 (0.42%) SSL
6 5 (0.26%) Value-Added Service
7 3 (0.16%) PPP
7 3 (0.16%) Skype
8 2 (0.11%) Broadband
8 2 (0.11%) DNS
8 2 (0.11%) SMS
9 1 (0.053%) ATM
9 1 (0.053%) DSL
9 1 (0.053%) Firewall
9 1 (0.053%) RTP
9 1 (0.053%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.053%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.053%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (15.70%) NoSQL
2 190 (10.01%) MySQL
3 149 (7.85%) Relational Database
4 140 (7.38%) MongoDB
5 138 (7.27%) Big Data
6 118 (6.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 97 (5.11%) SQL Server
8 69 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
9 62 (3.27%) Hadoop
10 48 (2.53%) RDBMS
11 43 (2.27%) Redis
12 35 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 27 (1.42%) HBase
14 26 (1.37%) Oracle Database
15 24 (1.26%) Blockchain
16 20 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (0.79%) CouchDB
18 12 (0.63%) Hazelcast
19 10 (0.53%) Couchbase
20 8 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 322 (16.97%) Git (software)
2 290 (15.28%) Jenkins
3 270 (14.23%) Maven
4 244 (12.86%) JUnit
5 135 (7.11%) Cucumber
6 127 (6.69%) Subversion
7 118 (6.22%) JIRA
8 113 (5.95%) Selenium
9 94 (4.95%) Eclipse
10 82 (4.32%) Gradle
11 62 (3.27%) Sonatype Nexus
12 61 (3.21%) Mockito
13 48 (2.53%) Ant
14 33 (1.74%) IntelliJ
15 25 (1.32%) TeamCity
16 23 (1.21%) Hudson
17 19 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 18 (0.95%) Bitbucket
18 18 (0.95%) Vagrant
19 17 (0.90%) SonarQube
General
1 545 (28.71%) Finance
2 192 (10.12%) Banking
3 135 (7.11%) Games
4 105 (5.53%) Retail
5 74 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 68 (3.58%) Advertising
7 39 (2.05%) Electronics
7 39 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 39 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 39 (2.05%) Marketing
8 36 (1.90%) Front Office
9 27 (1.42%) Back Office
10 26 (1.37%) Financial Institution
11 23 (1.21%) Publishing
12 17 (0.90%) Law
13 15 (0.79%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.37%) Automotive
15 6 (0.32%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
17 3 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,159 (61.06%) Spring
2 489 (25.76%) Hibernate
3 463 (24.39%) HTML
4 448 (23.60%) Web Services
5 417 (21.97%) AngularJS
6 387 (20.39%) CSS
7 363 (19.13%) RESTful
8 358 (18.86%) J2EE
9 330 (17.39%) REST
10 263 (13.86%) Spring Boot
11 215 (11.33%) Java EE
12 196 (10.33%) XML
13 180 (9.48%) Node.js
14 169 (8.90%) HTML5
15 158 (8.32%) React
16 144 (7.59%) JSON
17 132 (6.95%) JMS
18 119 (6.27%) .NET
19 117 (6.16%) jQuery
20 115 (6.06%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 251 (13.22%) Computer Science
2 216 (11.38%) Fintech
3 164 (8.64%) Greenfield Project
4 99 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
5 86 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (3.06%) Online Games
7 50 (2.63%) User Experience
8 44 (2.32%) Algorithms
9 43 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 42 (2.21%) Mobile App
11 41 (2.16%) Private Cloud
12 35 (1.84%) Derivative
13 34 (1.79%) Data Structures
14 29 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
15 26 (1.37%) Equities
16 24 (1.26%) Fixed Income
16 24 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 18 (0.95%) Public Cloud
18 13 (0.68%) Online Gambling
19 12 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 292 (15.38%) Linux
2 94 (4.95%) Unix
3 76 (4.00%) Android
4 58 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 55 (2.90%) Windows
6 20 (1.05%) Mac OS
7 12 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.63%) Solaris
8 11 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.32%) CentOS
10 6 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (0.16%) Debian
12 3 (0.16%) Fedora
12 3 (0.16%) HPUX
12 3 (0.16%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,144 (60.27%) Agile Software Development
2 694 (36.56%) TDD
3 477 (25.13%) Software Engineering
4 427 (22.50%) Microservices
5 401 (21.13%) Scrum
6 310 (16.33%) OO
7 288 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
8 247 (13.01%) MVC
9 243 (12.80%) Mentoring
10 231 (12.17%) DevOps
11 219 (11.54%) BDD
12 189 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
13 188 (9.91%) SDLC
14 185 (9.75%) E-Commerce
15 158 (8.32%) Test Automation
16 146 (7.69%) SOA
17 141 (7.43%) Open Source
18 136 (7.17%) Web Development
19 135 (7.11%) Kanban
20 134 (7.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,898 (100.00%) Java
2 686 (36.14%) JavaScript
3 589 (31.03%) SQL
4 586 (30.87%) Java 8
5 219 (11.54%) Scala
6 182 (9.59%) Python
7 145 (7.64%) PHP
8 100 (5.27%) C#
9 88 (4.64%) Ruby
10 82 (4.32%) Groovy
11 69 (3.64%) C++
12 56 (2.95%) PL/SQL
13 50 (2.63%) Kotlin
14 48 (2.53%) C
15 41 (2.16%) Shell Script
16 28 (1.48%) Java 9
17 25 (1.32%) Go
18 20 (1.05%) TypeScript
19 19 (1.00%) ActionScript
20 17 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 346 (18.23%) Degree
2 132 (6.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.95%) Master's Degree
5 12 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (0.37%) PhD
8 6 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.053%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.32%) QA
2 45 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.32%) SEPA
4 5 (0.26%) GDPR
5 4 (0.21%) PSD2
5 4 (0.21%) SLA
6 2 (0.11%) GCP
7 1 (0.053%) MiFID
System Software
1 275 (14.49%) Docker
2 20 (1.05%) HDFS
3 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 70 (3.69%) Ansible
2 60 (3.16%) Puppet
3 54 (2.85%) Kubernetes
4 29 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (1.53%) Terraform
5 6 (0.32%) logstash
5 6 (0.32%) Salt
6 5 (0.26%) Marathon
6 5 (0.26%) Mesos
7 4 (0.21%) Ambari
7 4 (0.21%) Kibana
8 3 (0.16%) Packer
9 2 (0.11%) Consul
10 1 (0.053%) rkt
Vendors
1 256 (13.49%) Oracle
2 52 (2.74%) Google
3 50 (2.63%) WorldPay
4 42 (2.21%) SAP
5 26 (1.37%) IBM
5 26 (1.37%) Microsoft
6 17 (0.90%) Apple
6 17 (0.90%) hybris
7 16 (0.84%) TIBCO
8 15 (0.79%) Capita
9 14 (0.74%) AppDynamics
9 14 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (0.74%) Splunk
10 13 (0.68%) Sybase
11 10 (0.53%) Sun
12 9 (0.47%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.37%) Adobe
13 7 (0.37%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.37%) Talend
14 5 (0.26%) Tableau