Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 261 277
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 2180 2376 2459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.32% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.37% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1656 2119 2283
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £41,000
90th Percentile £90,625 £93,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 November 2017.

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 November 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
London -20 1231 £70,000 - 79
South East +31 384 £57,500 +4.55% 12
North of England -59 205 £50,000 +4.17% 21
South West -18 135 £52,500 - 10
North West -66 125 £55,000 +15.79% 12
East of England -36 113 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Midlands +57 112 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire -2 68 £50,000 +2.04% 7
West Midlands +17 58 £55,000 +10.00%
East Midlands +54 54 £50,000 +4.71% 5
North East +11 12 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Senior Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 2179 (99.95%) Java
2 1394 (63.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1176 (53.94%) Spring
4 778 (35.69%) Finance
5 718 (32.94%) SQL
6 706 (32.39%) TDD
7 680 (31.19%) JavaScript
8 611 (28.03%) Hibernate
9 455 (20.87%) Banking
10 454 (20.83%) Web Services
11 453 (20.78%) HTML
12 424 (19.45%) Scrum
13 379 (17.39%) Microservices
14 378 (17.34%) RESTful
15 377 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
16 370 (16.97%) REST
17 369 (16.93%) AngularJS
18 361 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
19 353 (16.19%) Maven
20 350 (16.06%) Oracle
21 348 (15.96%) OO
22 346 (15.87%) MVC
23 345 (15.83%) Software Engineering
24 327 (15.00%) NoSQL
25 324 (14.86%) CSS
26 320 (14.68%) Degree
27 318 (14.59%) J2EE
28 316 (14.50%) JUnit
29 304 (13.94%) Linux
30 299 (13.72%) Git (software)

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
1 265 (12.16%) Tomcat
2 176 (8.07%) JBoss
3 110 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
4 85 (3.90%) Apache Spark
5 65 (2.98%) WebLogic
6 63 (2.89%) Apache
6 63 (2.89%) WebSphere
7 49 (2.25%) Apache Solr
7 49 (2.25%) Confluence
8 45 (2.06%) Mule
9 36 (1.65%) Jetty
10 29 (1.33%) CMS
11 24 (1.10%) Mule ESB
12 22 (1.01%) CoreMedia CMS
13 18 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (0.78%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.60%) WildFly
17 12 (0.55%) Drupal
18 11 (0.50%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.23%) Oracle TCA
5 3 (0.14%) Endur
6 2 (0.092%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 377 (17.29%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (2.71%) SaaS
4 43 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (1.88%) Amazon SQS
6 34 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
7 27 (1.24%) GitHub
8 13 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
8 13 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.60%) Serverless
9 10 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.41%) PaaS
11 7 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 6 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (0.23%) Google Play
14 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (0.18%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.14%) Bluemix
15 3 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.89%) Internet
2 49 (2.25%) AMQP
3 39 (1.79%) HTTP
4 5 (0.23%) VoIP
5 4 (0.18%) Skype
5 4 (0.18%) SSL
6 2 (0.092%) Hyperconnected
6 2 (0.092%) IMAP
6 2 (0.092%) Intranet
6 2 (0.092%) SMS
6 2 (0.092%) SMTP
6 2 (0.092%) SS7
6 2 (0.092%) SSH
6 2 (0.092%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.046%) DNS
7 1 (0.046%) HbbTV
7 1 (0.046%) LDAP
7 1 (0.046%) NGN
7 1 (0.046%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (0.046%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 212 (9.72%) MySQL
3 155 (7.11%) Relational Database
4 150 (6.88%) Big Data
5 148 (6.79%) MongoDB
6 124 (5.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 124 (5.69%) SQL Server
7 114 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
8 111 (5.09%) Hadoop
9 79 (3.62%) Redis
10 74 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 71 (3.26%) RDBMS
12 66 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
13 53 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
14 41 (1.88%) Oracle Database
15 26 (1.19%) HBase
16 21 (0.96%) Blockchain
17 16 (0.73%) Amazon Redshift
17 16 (0.73%) DB2
18 15 (0.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 353 (16.19%) Maven
2 316 (14.50%) JUnit
3 299 (13.72%) Git (software)
4 231 (10.60%) Jenkins
5 134 (6.15%) Subversion
6 125 (5.73%) JIRA
7 112 (5.14%) Selenium
8 97 (4.45%) Mockito
9 84 (3.85%) Gradle
10 75 (3.44%) Cucumber
11 65 (2.98%) Eclipse
12 59 (2.71%) IntelliJ
13 52 (2.39%) Sonatype Nexus
14 50 (2.29%) Ant
15 37 (1.70%) TeamCity
16 20 (0.92%) Spock
17 17 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 17 (0.78%) Bitbucket
18 15 (0.69%) NetBeans
18 15 (0.69%) WebDriver
General
1 778 (35.69%) Finance
2 455 (20.87%) Banking
3 293 (13.44%) Investment Banking
4 216 (9.91%) Retail Banking
5 140 (6.42%) Marketing
6 113 (5.18%) Telecoms
7 109 (5.00%) Front Office
8 96 (4.40%) Retail
9 84 (3.85%) Manufacturing
10 78 (3.58%) Electronics
11 74 (3.39%) Games
11 74 (3.39%) Publishing
12 70 (3.21%) Financial Institution
13 45 (2.06%) Advertising
14 21 (0.96%) Back Office
15 18 (0.83%) Legal
16 11 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.46%) Automotive
17 10 (0.46%) Law
18 5 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1176 (53.94%) Spring
2 611 (28.03%) Hibernate
3 454 (20.83%) Web Services
4 453 (20.78%) HTML
5 378 (17.34%) RESTful
6 370 (16.97%) REST
7 369 (16.93%) AngularJS
8 324 (14.86%) CSS
9 318 (14.59%) J2EE
10 246 (11.28%) XML
11 234 (10.73%) Spring Boot
12 205 (9.40%) Java EE
13 193 (8.85%) Spring MVC
14 181 (8.30%) SOAP
15 178 (8.17%) React
16 169 (7.75%) JPA
17 160 (7.34%) HTML5
18 159 (7.29%) JMS
19 156 (7.16%) JSON
20 152 (6.97%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 227 (10.41%) Greenfield Project
2 208 (9.54%) Computer Science
3 131 (6.01%) Fintech
4 120 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
5 84 (3.85%) Derivative
6 82 (3.76%) Equities
7 75 (3.44%) Equity Derivative
8 59 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (2.20%) User Experience
10 44 (2.02%) Algorithms
11 38 (1.74%) Data Structures
12 37 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 36 (1.65%) Mobile App
14 35 (1.61%) Fixed Income
15 32 (1.47%) Credit Risk
16 29 (1.33%) Life Science
17 26 (1.19%) iPad
18 23 (1.06%) Market Risk
19 18 (0.83%) Clustering
20 12 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 304 (13.94%) Linux
2 204 (9.36%) Unix
3 59 (2.71%) Windows
4 40 (1.83%) Android
5 31 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.55%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.50%) Solaris
9 10 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.41%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.14%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.092%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.092%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.046%) CentOS
14 1 (0.046%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1394 (63.94%) Agile Software Development
2 706 (32.39%) TDD
3 424 (19.45%) Scrum
4 379 (17.39%) Microservices
5 361 (16.56%) Continuous Integration
6 348 (15.96%) OO
7 346 (15.87%) MVC
8 345 (15.83%) Software Engineering
9 290 (13.30%) BDD
10 267 (12.25%) Unit Testing
11 249 (11.42%) Multithreading
11 249 (11.42%) SDLC
12 224 (10.28%) Mentoring
13 220 (10.09%) Asset Management
14 217 (9.95%) Wealth Management
15 199 (9.13%) E-Commerce
16 183 (8.39%) DevOps
17 159 (7.29%) Kanban
18 154 (7.06%) OOD
19 139 (6.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2179 (99.95%) Java
2 718 (32.94%) SQL
3 680 (31.19%) JavaScript
4 216 (9.91%) Python
5 170 (7.80%) Scala
6 134 (6.15%) PL/SQL
7 82 (3.76%) C#
8 77 (3.53%) C++
8 77 (3.53%) Groovy
9 76 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 70 (3.21%) PHP
11 67 (3.07%) Bash Shell
12 47 (2.16%) Perl
13 35 (1.61%) Ruby
14 31 (1.42%) C
15 18 (0.83%) Go
15 18 (0.83%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.73%) Objective-C
17 15 (0.69%) Clojure
17 15 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 320 (14.68%) Degree
2 110 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.50%) Master's Degree
6 10 (0.46%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.41%) PhD
8 7 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.092%) OCP
9 2 (0.092%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.046%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.046%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.046%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.54%) QA
2 12 (0.55%) SLA
3 5 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.18%) MiFID
4 4 (0.18%) SEPA
5 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.092%) GCP
7 1 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.046%) EMIR
7 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.046%) PMO
7 1 (0.046%) PSD2
System Software
1 161 (7.39%) Docker
2 27 (1.24%) HDFS
3 8 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.046%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.046%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.046%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.046%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.046%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (3.21%) Puppet
2 51 (2.34%) Ansible
3 30 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.24%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.73%) Terraform
6 6 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.23%) Packer
8 4 (0.18%) Kibana
8 4 (0.18%) logstash
8 4 (0.18%) Opsview
9 3 (0.14%) Grafana
9 3 (0.14%) Nagios
10 1 (0.046%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.046%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.046%) Rancher
10 1 (0.046%) StatsD
Vendors
1 350 (16.06%) Oracle
2 91 (4.17%) Google
3 82 (3.76%) SAP
4 65 (2.98%) TIBCO
5 46 (2.11%) Tableau
6 42 (1.93%) IBM
7 40 (1.83%) Microsoft
8 39 (1.79%) hybris
9 36 (1.65%) Apple
10 30 (1.38%) Sybase
11 14 (0.64%) Adobe
11 14 (0.64%) Facebook
12 12 (0.55%) Cognizant
13 11 (0.50%) ION Trading
13 11 (0.50%) Splunk
14 10 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (0.41%) Apigee
15 9 (0.41%) JD Edwards
15 9 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
16 8 (0.37%) BEA