Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Programmer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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

Senior Java Programmer
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1131 1093 1157
Rank change year-on-year -38 +64 +98
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Programmer 13 59 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.035% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.037% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 13 55 89
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £47,000 £48,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £109,500 £86,250 £73,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

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 155,960 160,760 188,119
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 127,712 134,832 158,739
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

Senior Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Programmer in England

Senior Java Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Programmer in England

Senior Java Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Programmer in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Programmer in England

Senior Java Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 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 +4 10 £83,750 +9.84%
East of England -27 2 £47,500 -9.52%
South East +7 1 £70,000 +12.00%
Senior Java Programmer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Senior Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (30.77%) Fintech
4 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Python
5 3 (23.08%) JUnit
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) XSLT
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) Infinispan
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (15.38%) Groovy
6 2 (15.38%) Guice
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) XSD

Senior Java Programmer 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 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Infinispan
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Gerrit
3 1 (7.69%) Grunt
3 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) XSLT
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) Guice
2 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) Lucene
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XSD
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Avro
3 1 (7.69%) D3.js
3 1 (7.69%) Dropwizard
3 1 (7.69%) Ember.js
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (30.77%) Fintech
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.69%) Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Equities
4 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.69%) Internet of Things
4 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
5 1 (7.69%) MapReduce
5 1 (7.69%) Microservices
5 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Pricing Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Groovy
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (7.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Google
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle