Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 265 267
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1,875 2,225 2,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.22% 1.36% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.42% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,664 1,672 2,058
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £44,300 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £91,250
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 147,424 156,891 172,845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,787 126,570 146,169
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -30 992 £72,500 +3.57% 160
South East -12 351 £57,500 - 50
North of England -53 153 £52,500 - 26
Midlands +68 149 £55,000 +4.76% 17
South West +2 138 £55,000 +4.76% 13
East of England +6 96 £60,000 +14.29% 15
West Midlands +75 95 £53,150 -3.36% 6
Yorkshire +13 79 £46,250 -7.50% 11
North West -48 71 £55,000 - 14
East Midlands -7 54 £60,000 +20.00% 11
North East -21 3 £50,000 +8.11% 1
Senior Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1,875 (100.00%) Java
2 1,128 (60.16%) Agile Software Development
3 1,068 (56.96%) Spring
4 609 (32.48%) TDD
5 583 (31.09%) Microservices
6 568 (30.29%) JavaScript
7 565 (30.13%) Java 8
8 546 (29.12%) SQL
9 510 (27.20%) Finance
10 458 (24.43%) Web Services
11 434 (23.15%) Software Engineering
12 395 (21.07%) Hibernate
13 394 (21.01%) Scrum
14 376 (20.05%) HTML
15 375 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
16 366 (19.52%) Docker
17 359 (19.15%) Spring Boot
18 352 (18.77%) RESTful
19 348 (18.56%) REST
20 329 (17.55%) CSS
21 324 (17.28%) AngularJS
22 298 (15.89%) Git (software)
23 297 (15.84%) Maven
24 296 (15.79%) DevOps
25 293 (15.63%) J2EE
26 274 (14.61%) Jenkins
27 271 (14.45%) Linux
27 271 (14.45%) Degree
28 261 (13.92%) BDD
29 247 (13.17%) OO

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
1 172 (9.17%) Tomcat
2 97 (5.17%) Apache
3 95 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
4 80 (4.27%) JBoss
5 58 (3.09%) Apache Spark
6 57 (3.04%) WebSphere
7 25 (1.33%) Mule
8 24 (1.28%) Jetty
9 23 (1.23%) WildFly
10 22 (1.17%) WebLogic
11 21 (1.12%) Confluence
12 19 (1.01%) Ethereum
13 18 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 14 (0.75%) Apache Solr
14 14 (0.75%) nginx
15 10 (0.53%) Anypoint
15 10 (0.53%) CMS
16 9 (0.48%) Mule ESB
17 8 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 7 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (0.85%) Ripple
2 14 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.11%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.11%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.053%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.053%) Magento
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.053%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 375 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 116 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (2.67%) SaaS
4 34 (1.81%) GitHub
5 30 (1.60%) Serverless
6 28 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 21 (1.12%) PaaS
9 20 (1.07%) OpenShift
10 17 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (0.80%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.48%) Slack
13 8 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (0.37%) IaaS
15 5 (0.27%) CloudBees
16 4 (0.21%) DigitalOcean
16 4 (0.21%) Fastly
16 4 (0.21%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.56%) HTTP
2 28 (1.49%) Internet
3 22 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.43%) SSL
5 4 (0.21%) AMQP
6 3 (0.16%) PPP
6 3 (0.16%) Skype
7 2 (0.11%) DNS
7 2 (0.11%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.053%) ATM
8 1 (0.053%) FIX Connectivity
8 1 (0.053%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.053%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.053%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (11.04%) NoSQL
2 204 (10.88%) MySQL
3 168 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 121 (6.45%) MongoDB
5 100 (5.33%) SQL Server
6 92 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
7 91 (4.85%) Big Data
8 81 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 49 (2.61%) Hadoop
10 39 (2.08%) Blockchain
11 33 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.44%) Redis
13 26 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 24 (1.28%) Oracle Database
15 21 (1.12%) HBase
16 17 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
17 16 (0.85%) Neo4j
18 12 (0.64%) Apache Hive
18 12 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (0.64%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 298 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 297 (15.84%) Maven
3 274 (14.61%) Jenkins
4 196 (10.45%) JUnit
5 135 (7.20%) Eclipse
6 118 (6.29%) Gradle
7 110 (5.87%) JIRA
8 90 (4.80%) Cucumber
9 82 (4.37%) Subversion
10 81 (4.32%) Mockito
11 68 (3.63%) Selenium
12 44 (2.35%) IntelliJ
12 44 (2.35%) Vagrant
13 40 (2.13%) Ant
14 32 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (1.23%) NetBeans
16 21 (1.12%) TeamCity
17 20 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
18 19 (1.01%) Rational Team Concert
19 15 (0.80%) SonarQube
General
1 510 (27.20%) Finance
2 145 (7.73%) Banking
3 141 (7.52%) Retail
4 77 (4.11%) Games
5 68 (3.63%) Advertising
6 67 (3.57%) Marketing
6 67 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 63 (3.36%) Front Office
8 46 (2.45%) Manufacturing
9 45 (2.40%) Electronics
10 32 (1.71%) Investment Banking
11 24 (1.28%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.17%) Law
13 15 (0.80%) Publishing
14 13 (0.69%) Back Office
15 11 (0.59%) Automotive
16 5 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.21%) International Banking
17 4 (0.21%) Local Government
17 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,068 (56.96%) Spring
2 458 (24.43%) Web Services
3 395 (21.07%) Hibernate
4 376 (20.05%) HTML
5 359 (19.15%) Spring Boot
6 352 (18.77%) RESTful
7 348 (18.56%) REST
8 329 (17.55%) CSS
9 324 (17.28%) AngularJS
10 293 (15.63%) J2EE
11 177 (9.44%) React
12 173 (9.23%) XML
13 153 (8.16%) HTML5
14 148 (7.89%) Java EE
15 130 (6.93%) Node.js
16 126 (6.72%) Spring MVC
17 125 (6.67%) SOAP
18 117 (6.24%) JMS
19 112 (5.97%) jQuery
20 102 (5.44%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 191 (10.19%) Fintech
2 172 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 160 (8.53%) Greenfield Project
4 84 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 49 (2.61%) Algorithms
8 48 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 41 (2.19%) Equities
10 38 (2.03%) Derivative
11 34 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 30 (1.60%) User Experience
13 28 (1.49%) Fixed Income
14 26 (1.39%) Data Structures
15 21 (1.12%) Hedge funds
16 18 (0.96%) Bitcoin
16 18 (0.96%) Public Cloud
17 16 (0.85%) Litecoin
18 15 (0.80%) Online Games
19 14 (0.75%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 271 (14.45%) Linux
2 63 (3.36%) Unix
3 45 (2.40%) Windows
4 39 (2.08%) Android
5 11 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (0.59%) Solaris
6 10 (0.53%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.27%) CentOS
10 3 (0.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.053%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.053%) HPUX
11 1 (0.053%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.053%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,128 (60.16%) Agile Software Development
2 609 (32.48%) TDD
3 583 (31.09%) Microservices
4 434 (23.15%) Software Engineering
5 394 (21.01%) Scrum
6 296 (15.79%) DevOps
7 261 (13.92%) BDD
8 247 (13.17%) OO
9 229 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
10 227 (12.11%) MVC
11 210 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
12 181 (9.65%) SOA
13 175 (9.33%) Mentoring
14 155 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
14 155 (8.27%) SDLC
15 143 (7.63%) Test Automation
16 141 (7.52%) E-Commerce
17 131 (6.99%) Multithreading
18 109 (5.81%) Web Development
19 108 (5.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,875 (100.00%) Java
2 568 (30.29%) JavaScript
3 565 (30.13%) Java 8
4 546 (29.12%) SQL
5 211 (11.25%) Python
6 196 (10.45%) Scala
7 100 (5.33%) Groovy
8 93 (4.96%) PHP
9 85 (4.53%) C#
10 64 (3.41%) C++
11 59 (3.15%) Go
12 52 (2.77%) Ruby
13 46 (2.45%) Kotlin
14 43 (2.29%) C
15 37 (1.97%) PL/SQL
16 34 (1.81%) TypeScript
17 31 (1.65%) Shell Script
18 24 (1.28%) Java 9
19 23 (1.23%) Perl
20 12 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 271 (14.45%) Degree
2 91 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (1.87%) Master's Degree
4 20 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (0.69%) PhD
6 12 (0.64%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.27%) DBS Check
7 5 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.16%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.11%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.053%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.69%) QA
2 8 (0.43%) GDPR
3 6 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.16%) DICOM
4 3 (0.16%) MiFID
4 3 (0.16%) PSD2
5 1 (0.053%) SLA
System Software
1 366 (19.52%) Docker
2 22 (1.17%) GridGain
3 16 (0.85%) HDFS
4 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.053%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.053%) Firmware
7 1 (0.053%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 134 (7.15%) Kubernetes
2 65 (3.47%) Ansible
3 56 (2.99%) Puppet
4 51 (2.72%) Terraform
5 40 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 29 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (0.37%) Mesos
8 6 (0.32%) Marathon
9 3 (0.16%) Grafana
9 3 (0.16%) Kibana
9 3 (0.16%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.16%) Rancher
10 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.11%) logstash
11 1 (0.053%) Apache Shiro
11 1 (0.053%) Consul
11 1 (0.053%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.053%) rkt
11 1 (0.053%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 235 (12.53%) Oracle
2 71 (3.79%) Google
3 49 (2.61%) SAP
4 46 (2.45%) Red Hat
5 35 (1.87%) IBM
6 23 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 21 (1.12%) Apple
8 18 (0.96%) Microsoft
9 14 (0.75%) Sybase
10 11 (0.59%) WorldPay
11 9 (0.48%) Rakuten
12 8 (0.43%) Facebook
13 7 (0.37%) Adobe
13 7 (0.37%) hybris
13 7 (0.37%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.32%) ATG
14 6 (0.32%) SaltStack
14 6 (0.32%) Xamarin
15 5 (0.27%) MuleSoft
16 4 (0.21%) Splunk