Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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 Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 888 860
Rank change year-on-year +180 -28 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 483 325 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 425 286 349
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,000 £40,400
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +15.00%

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 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Senior Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Engineer in England

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Engineer in England

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Engineer in England

Senior Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 24 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 +77 220 £70,000 - 19
North of England +71 96 £60,000 +9.09% 11
South East +92 87 £65,000 +13.04% 5
Yorkshire +59 52 £57,250 +4.09% 3
North West +2 44 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South West +1 39 £52,500 +23.53% 3
East of England +18 36 £55,000 +12.82% 5
Midlands +39 7 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Midlands +23 7 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Senior Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Java 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 England region featuring Senior Java Engineer in the job title.

1 483 (100.00%) Java
2 362 (74.95%) Software Engineering
3 248 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 214 (44.31%) Spring
5 162 (33.54%) SQL
6 144 (29.81%) JavaScript
7 143 (29.61%) Degree
8 139 (28.78%) OO
9 131 (27.12%) TDD
9 131 (27.12%) NoSQL
10 113 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
11 111 (22.98%) Microservices
12 109 (22.57%) Algorithms
13 108 (22.36%) HTML
14 105 (21.74%) Finance
15 102 (21.12%) Hibernate
15 102 (21.12%) Test Automation
16 101 (20.91%) Mentoring
17 100 (20.70%) Scrum
18 97 (20.08%) REST
19 96 (19.88%) Python
20 91 (18.84%) Java EE
21 87 (18.01%) Git (software)
22 84 (17.39%) CSS
23 77 (15.94%) AngularJS
24 75 (15.53%) Data Structures
25 73 (15.11%) Computer Science
26 70 (14.49%) J2EE
26 70 (14.49%) JUnit
27 65 (13.46%) Maven

Senior Java Engineer 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 46 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 24 (4.97%) Apache Spark
3 22 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (3.31%) JBoss
5 10 (2.07%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.66%) Confluence
7 7 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.04%) Apache
8 5 (1.04%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (0.83%) WildFly
10 3 (0.62%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.62%) IIS
11 2 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.41%) CMS
11 2 (0.41%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.21%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.21%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 59 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (2.28%) SaaS
5 9 (1.86%) OpenShift
6 8 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.83%) PaaS
9 2 (0.41%) IaaS
9 2 (0.41%) Serverless
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.21%) Google Play
10 1 (0.21%) Heroku
10 1 (0.21%) Loggly
10 1 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.45%) HTTP
2 6 (1.24%) Internet
2 6 (1.24%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.83%) Wireless
4 2 (0.41%) Intranet
4 2 (0.41%) LDAP
4 2 (0.41%) SMS
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) PPP
5 1 (0.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (27.12%) NoSQL
2 36 (7.45%) Relational Database
3 34 (7.04%) MySQL
4 33 (6.83%) Big Data
4 33 (6.83%) Hadoop
5 30 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (5.80%) MongoDB
7 25 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (4.76%) Oracle Database
9 20 (4.14%) SQL Server
10 9 (1.86%) HBase
10 9 (1.86%) Neo4j
11 8 (1.66%) Blockchain
11 8 (1.66%) OrientDB
11 8 (1.66%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.66%) Redis
12 6 (1.24%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.04%) GIS
13 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 87 (18.01%) Git (software)
2 70 (14.49%) JUnit
3 65 (13.46%) Maven
4 63 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 61 (12.63%) Subversion
6 49 (10.14%) Mercurial
7 36 (7.45%) Cucumber
8 32 (6.63%) JIRA
9 28 (5.80%) Mockito
10 21 (4.35%) Selenium
11 16 (3.31%) Eclipse
12 14 (2.90%) Gradle
13 11 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (2.07%) IntelliJ
14 10 (2.07%) JMeter
14 10 (2.07%) SoapUI
15 7 (1.45%) Hudson
15 7 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
16 6 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
17 5 (1.04%) jMock
General
1 105 (21.74%) Finance
2 30 (6.21%) Banking
3 12 (2.48%) Electronics
3 12 (2.48%) Retail
4 11 (2.28%) Marketing
5 10 (2.07%) Publishing
6 8 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.83%) Advertising
8 4 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.62%) Games
9 3 (0.62%) Military
10 2 (0.41%) Front Office
10 2 (0.41%) Law
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (44.31%) Spring
2 108 (22.36%) HTML
3 102 (21.12%) Hibernate
4 97 (20.08%) REST
5 91 (18.84%) Java EE
6 84 (17.39%) CSS
7 77 (15.94%) AngularJS
8 70 (14.49%) J2EE
9 64 (13.25%) RESTful
10 61 (12.63%) Web Services
11 57 (11.80%) Spring Boot
12 54 (11.18%) HTML5
13 41 (8.49%) jQuery
14 38 (7.87%) XML
15 37 (7.66%) SOAP
16 35 (7.25%) JPA
16 35 (7.25%) Node.js
17 29 (6.00%) JSP
18 26 (5.38%) Kafka
19 25 (5.18%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 109 (22.57%) Algorithms
2 75 (15.53%) Data Structures
3 73 (15.11%) Computer Science
4 39 (8.07%) Fintech
5 38 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (3.31%) User Experience
9 15 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (2.07%) Clustering
11 6 (1.24%) Acoustics
11 6 (1.24%) Equities
12 5 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.04%) PKI
13 4 (0.83%) Derivative
13 4 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
14 2 (0.41%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.41%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (0.41%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 59 (12.22%) Linux
2 47 (9.73%) Unix
3 27 (5.59%) Android
4 21 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 20 (4.14%) Windows
6 5 (1.04%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (74.95%) Software Engineering
2 248 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (28.78%) OO
4 131 (27.12%) TDD
5 113 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
6 111 (22.98%) Microservices
7 102 (21.12%) Test Automation
8 101 (20.91%) Mentoring
9 100 (20.70%) Scrum
10 56 (11.59%) Open Source
11 55 (11.39%) MVC
12 53 (10.97%) BDD
13 48 (9.94%) Unit Testing
14 43 (8.90%) DevOps
15 38 (7.87%) Multithreading
16 35 (7.25%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (6.42%) OOD
18 29 (6.00%) SOA
19 28 (5.80%) SDLC
19 28 (5.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 483 (100.00%) Java
2 162 (33.54%) SQL
3 144 (29.81%) JavaScript
4 96 (19.88%) Python
5 62 (12.84%) C++
6 59 (12.22%) Scala
7 32 (6.63%) C#
7 32 (6.63%) Groovy
8 25 (5.18%) C
9 20 (4.14%) Ruby
10 16 (3.31%) Go
11 11 (2.28%) PHP
12 8 (1.66%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.66%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.45%) Clojure
13 7 (1.45%) Perl
14 6 (1.24%) Erlang
14 6 (1.24%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.04%) F#
Qualifications
1 143 (29.61%) Degree
2 62 (12.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.62%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.52%) QA
2 6 (1.24%) DO-178B
2 6 (1.24%) MIL-STD-498
3 4 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.83%) SEPA
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) GCP
4 1 (0.21%) HL7
4 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 61 (12.63%) Docker
2 4 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.83%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.62%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.21%) Firmware
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (3.11%) Ansible
2 8 (1.66%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.24%) Puppet
4 4 (0.83%) Opsview
4 4 (0.83%) Packer
4 4 (0.83%) Terraform
5 3 (0.62%) Kibana
5 3 (0.62%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.41%) Grafana
6 2 (0.41%) Salt
7 1 (0.21%) logstash
7 1 (0.21%) Nagios
7 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (11.18%) Oracle
2 24 (4.97%) Google
3 20 (4.14%) Splunk
4 16 (3.31%) AppDynamics
5 15 (3.11%) VMware
6 13 (2.69%) Terracotta
7 8 (1.66%) Sybase
8 7 (1.45%) SAP
9 6 (1.24%) Intel
10 5 (1.04%) Microsoft
11 4 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.83%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.41%) HP
13 2 (0.41%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.41%) Pega
13 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.41%) Sun
13 2 (0.41%) WorldPay
14 1 (0.21%) Apigee