Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 260 283
Rank change year-on-year -22 +23 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1,876 2,319 2,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.18% 1.39% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.45% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,637 1,767 2,086
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

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 152,504 159,845 180,654
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.08% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 123,814 129,993 153,522
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 £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -36 944 £75,000 +7.14% 106
South East -2 388 £55,000 - 39
North of England -81 158 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Midlands +73 145 £55,000 +4.76% 12
South West -35 134 £55,000 +4.76% 13
East of England -22 103 £55,000 +10.00% 31
West Midlands +94 100 £55,000 +2.33% 9
Yorkshire -6 81 £45,000 -10.00% 5
North West -80 67 £52,500 -12.50% 11
East Midlands +5 45 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North East -21 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Senior Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 1,876 (100.00%) Java
2 1,104 (58.85%) Spring
3 1,086 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 669 (35.66%) TDD
5 630 (33.58%) JavaScript
6 597 (31.82%) Java 8
7 547 (29.16%) SQL
8 530 (28.25%) Finance
9 475 (25.32%) Microservices
10 467 (24.89%) Software Engineering
11 464 (24.73%) Web Services
12 455 (24.25%) Hibernate
13 427 (22.76%) HTML
14 405 (21.59%) Scrum
15 379 (20.20%) CSS
15 379 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
16 371 (19.78%) RESTful
17 367 (19.56%) Git (software)
17 367 (19.56%) AngularJS
18 354 (18.87%) REST
19 314 (16.74%) Docker
19 314 (16.74%) Degree
20 313 (16.68%) J2EE
21 310 (16.52%) Maven
22 307 (16.36%) Jenkins
23 294 (15.67%) Spring Boot
24 283 (15.09%) Linux
25 275 (14.66%) DevOps
26 271 (14.45%) OO
27 266 (14.18%) Continuous Integration

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
1 182 (9.70%) Tomcat
2 109 (5.81%) Apache
3 108 (5.76%) JBoss
4 67 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 59 (3.14%) WebSphere
6 40 (2.13%) Mule
7 37 (1.97%) Apache Spark
8 35 (1.87%) Confluence
9 31 (1.65%) WildFly
10 30 (1.60%) WebLogic
11 19 (1.01%) Apache Solr
12 18 (0.96%) Ethereum
12 18 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 17 (0.91%) Cloud Foundry
14 16 (0.85%) Jetty
15 14 (0.75%) CMS
15 14 (0.75%) Mule ESB
15 14 (0.75%) nginx
16 11 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 10 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.64%) Ripple
3 9 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.43%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.11%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.053%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.053%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.053%) Magento
7 1 (0.053%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.053%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.053%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 379 (20.20%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (4.16%) GitHub
4 55 (2.93%) SaaS
5 32 (1.71%) PaaS
6 30 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (1.55%) OpenShift
8 25 (1.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 24 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 20 (1.07%) Slack
11 17 (0.91%) IaaS
12 14 (0.75%) Amazon S3
12 14 (0.75%) Serverless
13 13 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
14 10 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.48%) CloudBees
16 5 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.27%) Zapier
17 4 (0.21%) G Suite
17 4 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.56%) HTTP
2 32 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 30 (1.60%) Internet
4 10 (0.53%) SSL
5 9 (0.48%) AMQP
6 5 (0.27%) Network Security
7 4 (0.21%) DNS
7 4 (0.21%) Value-Added Service
8 3 (0.16%) PPP
8 3 (0.16%) Skype
8 3 (0.16%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.11%) Wireless
10 1 (0.053%) ATM
10 1 (0.053%) DSL
10 1 (0.053%) Firewall
10 1 (0.053%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.053%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (14.02%) NoSQL
2 208 (11.09%) MySQL
3 152 (8.10%) Relational Database
4 146 (7.78%) MongoDB
5 107 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 103 (5.49%) Big Data
7 102 (5.44%) SQL Server
8 75 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (2.61%) Hadoop
10 45 (2.40%) Redis
11 35 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 34 (1.81%) Blockchain
13 26 (1.39%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.28%) Oracle Database
15 17 (0.91%) Hazelcast
16 16 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
18 13 (0.69%) CouchDB
18 13 (0.69%) HBase
19 10 (0.53%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 367 (19.56%) Git (software)
2 310 (16.52%) Maven
3 307 (16.36%) Jenkins
4 248 (13.22%) JUnit
5 143 (7.62%) JIRA
6 129 (6.88%) Eclipse
7 115 (6.13%) Cucumber
8 111 (5.92%) Gradle
9 101 (5.38%) Selenium
9 101 (5.38%) Subversion
10 78 (4.16%) Mockito
11 47 (2.51%) IntelliJ
11 47 (2.51%) Sonatype Nexus
12 44 (2.35%) Ant
12 44 (2.35%) Vagrant
13 38 (2.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 29 (1.55%) TeamCity
15 21 (1.12%) Hudson
16 17 (0.91%) Mocha
16 17 (0.91%) NetBeans
General
1 530 (28.25%) Finance
2 165 (8.80%) Banking
3 123 (6.56%) Retail
4 106 (5.65%) Games
5 65 (3.46%) Telecoms
6 58 (3.09%) Advertising
7 57 (3.04%) Front Office
8 47 (2.51%) Marketing
9 37 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.92%) Electronics
11 31 (1.65%) Investment Banking
12 30 (1.60%) Financial Institution
13 20 (1.07%) Publishing
14 19 (1.01%) Law
15 11 (0.59%) Back Office
16 10 (0.53%) Automotive
17 7 (0.37%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
19 3 (0.16%) Multimedia
20 2 (0.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,104 (58.85%) Spring
2 464 (24.73%) Web Services
3 455 (24.25%) Hibernate
4 427 (22.76%) HTML
5 379 (20.20%) CSS
6 371 (19.78%) RESTful
7 367 (19.56%) AngularJS
8 354 (18.87%) REST
9 313 (16.68%) J2EE
10 294 (15.67%) Spring Boot
11 181 (9.65%) Java EE
12 178 (9.49%) XML
13 171 (9.12%) React
14 151 (8.05%) Node.js
15 147 (7.84%) HTML5
16 133 (7.09%) JSON
17 130 (6.93%) JMS
18 127 (6.77%) JPA
19 122 (6.50%) Spring MVC
20 117 (6.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 224 (11.94%) Fintech
2 208 (11.09%) Computer Science
3 144 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
4 90 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
5 57 (3.04%) Mobile App
6 45 (2.40%) User Experience
7 41 (2.19%) Derivative
8 39 (2.08%) Online Games
9 38 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 36 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
11 32 (1.71%) Equities
12 29 (1.55%) Fixed Income
12 29 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 23 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.23%) Private Cloud
15 22 (1.17%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.96%) Hedge funds
17 16 (0.85%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 283 (15.09%) Linux
2 59 (3.14%) Android
3 58 (3.09%) Unix
4 49 (2.61%) Windows
5 31 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.27%) Solaris
9 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.16%) CentOS
11 2 (0.11%) Debian
11 2 (0.11%) Fedora
12 1 (0.053%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.053%) HPUX
12 1 (0.053%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.053%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,086 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 669 (35.66%) TDD
3 475 (25.32%) Microservices
4 467 (24.89%) Software Engineering
5 405 (21.59%) Scrum
6 275 (14.66%) DevOps
7 271 (14.45%) OO
8 266 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
9 258 (13.75%) MVC
10 252 (13.43%) BDD
11 217 (11.57%) Mentoring
12 191 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
13 168 (8.96%) SOA
13 168 (8.96%) Test Automation
14 156 (8.32%) E-Commerce
15 154 (8.21%) SDLC
16 145 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
17 139 (7.41%) Multithreading
18 125 (6.66%) Kanban
19 121 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,876 (100.00%) Java
2 630 (33.58%) JavaScript
3 597 (31.82%) Java 8
4 547 (29.16%) SQL
5 222 (11.83%) Scala
6 199 (10.61%) Python
7 106 (5.65%) PHP
8 94 (5.01%) Groovy
9 89 (4.74%) C#
10 69 (3.68%) Ruby
11 64 (3.41%) C++
12 48 (2.56%) PL/SQL
13 47 (2.51%) C
14 46 (2.45%) Kotlin
15 40 (2.13%) Go
16 34 (1.81%) Shell Script
17 28 (1.49%) Java 9
18 18 (0.96%) TypeScript
19 17 (0.91%) ES6
20 13 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 314 (16.74%) Degree
2 116 (6.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.76%) Master's Degree
4 17 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.27%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.27%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.21%) PhD
8 3 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.053%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.74%) QA
2 27 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.53%) GDPR
4 9 (0.48%) GCP
5 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.16%) SEPA
5 3 (0.16%) SLA
6 2 (0.11%) MiFID
6 2 (0.11%) PSD2
7 1 (0.053%) DICOM
System Software
1 314 (16.74%) Docker
2 22 (1.17%) GridGain
3 12 (0.64%) HDFS
4 5 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.053%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 87 (4.64%) Kubernetes
2 68 (3.62%) Ansible
3 47 (2.51%) Puppet
3 47 (2.51%) Terraform
4 25 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (0.53%) Marathon
7 8 (0.43%) Mesos
8 6 (0.32%) logstash
9 5 (0.27%) Kibana
10 3 (0.16%) Rancher
11 2 (0.11%) Ambari
11 2 (0.11%) Consul
12 1 (0.053%) Apache Shiro
12 1 (0.053%) Nagios
12 1 (0.053%) rkt
12 1 (0.053%) Salt
12 1 (0.053%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 231 (12.31%) Oracle
2 60 (3.20%) Google
3 42 (2.24%) SAP
4 34 (1.81%) WorldPay
5 32 (1.71%) IBM
6 23 (1.23%) Red Hat
7 22 (1.17%) Atlassian
8 21 (1.12%) Apple
9 15 (0.80%) Microsoft
10 14 (0.75%) AppDynamics
10 14 (0.75%) Capita
10 14 (0.75%) Splunk
10 14 (0.75%) Sybase
11 11 (0.59%) hybris
12 9 (0.48%) Adobe
13 7 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.37%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.32%) ATG
14 6 (0.32%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.27%) Birst