Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer - Java
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 1012 1037
Rank change year-on-year +182 +25 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 330 173 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 295 152 200
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in England

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in England

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Software Engineer in England

Senior Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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 +77 134 £70,000 - 7
North of England +65 84 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Yorkshire +68 49 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South East +34 39 £70,000 +27.27% 4
South West -8 36 £50,000 +8.70% 1
North West +4 35 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East of England +27 30 £55,000 +19.57% 1
Midlands +33 7 £55,000 +29.41%
West Midlands +23 7 £55,000 +29.41%
Senior Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 330 (100.00%) Java
2 327 (99.09%) Software Engineering
3 153 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (44.85%) Spring
5 124 (37.58%) SQL
6 114 (34.55%) OO
7 110 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 109 (33.03%) JavaScript
8 109 (33.03%) Degree
9 88 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
10 87 (26.36%) TDD
11 84 (25.45%) Algorithms
12 82 (24.85%) Hibernate
13 80 (24.24%) HTML
14 71 (21.52%) Finance
15 70 (21.21%) AngularJS
16 69 (20.91%) Data Structures
17 66 (20.00%) Java EE
18 63 (19.09%) Microservices
19 62 (18.79%) Test Automation
19 62 (18.79%) Git (software)
19 62 (18.79%) Scrum
20 61 (18.48%) CSS
20 61 (18.48%) Mentoring
21 58 (17.58%) REST
22 52 (15.76%) J2EE
23 51 (15.45%) Python
24 50 (15.15%) Subversion
25 47 (14.24%) Computer Science
25 47 (14.24%) C++

Senior Java Software 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 36 (10.91%) Tomcat
2 17 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.73%) JBoss
5 4 (1.21%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.91%) IIS
7 2 (0.61%) Apache
7 2 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.61%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
8 1 (0.30%) Confluence
8 1 (0.30%) Jetty
8 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.30%) Mule
8 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.21%) SaaS
6 3 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.30%) Heroku
7 1 (0.30%) Loggly
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.52%) Wireless
3 3 (0.91%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) DNS
4 2 (0.61%) Intranet
4 2 (0.61%) SMS
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) PPP
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 24 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 22 (6.67%) MySQL
4 18 (5.45%) Big Data
5 16 (4.85%) Hadoop
6 13 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.03%) SQL Server
9 7 (2.12%) Neo4j
9 7 (2.12%) OrientDB
10 5 (1.52%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.21%) GIS
12 3 (0.91%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.91%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.91%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.61%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.61%) Infinispan
14 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 62 (18.79%) Git (software)
2 50 (15.15%) Subversion
3 47 (14.24%) Mercurial
4 35 (10.61%) JUnit
5 25 (7.58%) Maven
6 24 (7.27%) Mockito
7 13 (3.94%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.94%) JIRA
8 9 (2.73%) Eclipse
8 9 (2.73%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.21%) Gradle
10 4 (1.21%) Hudson
10 4 (1.21%) Moq
10 4 (1.21%) NUnit
11 3 (0.91%) Selenium
11 3 (0.91%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.30%) Grunt
General
1 71 (21.52%) Finance
2 18 (5.45%) Banking
3 12 (3.64%) Electronics
4 9 (2.73%) Marketing
5 7 (2.12%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.21%) Publishing
6 4 (1.21%) Retail
7 3 (0.91%) Advertising
7 3 (0.91%) Military
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (44.85%) Spring
2 82 (24.85%) Hibernate
3 80 (24.24%) HTML
4 70 (21.21%) AngularJS
5 66 (20.00%) Java EE
6 61 (18.48%) CSS
7 58 (17.58%) REST
8 52 (15.76%) J2EE
9 45 (13.64%) RESTful
10 35 (10.61%) Web Services
11 33 (10.00%) HTML5
12 31 (9.39%) Spring Boot
13 30 (9.09%) Node.js
14 29 (8.79%) SOAP
15 23 (6.97%) jQuery
16 22 (6.67%) Ember.js
16 22 (6.67%) JSON
17 20 (6.06%) .NET
17 20 (6.06%) React
18 18 (5.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (25.45%) Algorithms
2 69 (20.91%) Data Structures
3 47 (14.24%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (6.67%) Fintech
6 21 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.42%) Clustering
8 8 (2.42%) User Experience
9 6 (1.82%) Acoustics
10 4 (1.21%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (1.21%) PKI
11 2 (0.61%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.30%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.30%) Life Science
12 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.30%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.30%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.21%) Linux
2 23 (6.97%) Android
3 19 (5.76%) Windows
4 16 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.73%) Unix
6 5 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (99.09%) Software Engineering
2 153 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (34.55%) OO
4 88 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 87 (26.36%) TDD
6 63 (19.09%) Microservices
7 62 (18.79%) Scrum
7 62 (18.79%) Test Automation
8 61 (18.48%) Mentoring
9 42 (12.73%) Open Source
10 41 (12.42%) Unit Testing
11 31 (9.39%) MVC
12 27 (8.18%) BDD
12 27 (8.18%) Multithreading
13 22 (6.67%) DevOps
13 22 (6.67%) OOD
14 20 (6.06%) Extreme Programming
14 20 (6.06%) High Availability
14 20 (6.06%) Pair Programming
15 18 (5.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 330 (100.00%) Java
2 124 (37.58%) SQL
3 109 (33.03%) JavaScript
4 51 (15.45%) Python
5 47 (14.24%) C++
5 47 (14.24%) Scala
6 31 (9.39%) C#
7 16 (4.85%) Ruby
8 12 (3.64%) Go
9 10 (3.03%) Groovy
10 9 (2.73%) C
10 9 (2.73%) PHP
11 8 (2.42%) Clojure
12 6 (1.82%) Erlang
12 6 (1.82%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.82%) Perl
13 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.52%) F#
14 4 (1.21%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (33.03%) Degree
2 40 (12.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.06%) QA
2 6 (1.82%) DO-178B
2 6 (1.82%) MIL-STD-498
3 4 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.21%) SEPA
4 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.30%) GCP
4 1 (0.30%) HL7
4 1 (0.30%) PSD2
System Software
1 37 (11.21%) Docker
2 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.52%) Ansible
1 5 (1.52%) Packer
1 5 (1.52%) Terraform
2 4 (1.21%) Opsview
2 4 (1.21%) Puppet
3 3 (0.91%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.61%) Kibana
4 2 (0.61%) logstash
5 1 (0.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.30%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.30%) Salt
5 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (6.06%) Oracle
2 16 (4.85%) VMware
3 13 (3.94%) Terracotta
4 8 (2.42%) Google
5 7 (2.12%) SAP
5 7 (2.12%) Sybase
6 6 (1.82%) Intel
7 4 (1.21%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.91%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.61%) Splunk
9 2 (0.61%) Sun
10 1 (0.30%) New Relic
10 1 (0.30%) Pega
10 1 (0.30%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.30%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.30%) Xamarin