The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer - Java
UK / England
Rank 725 808 890
Rank change year-on-year +83 +82  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 118 124 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 96 105 37
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +28.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £79,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +17.64%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 76500 93487 97724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.27% 96.44% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64049 79038 80601
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +49 36 £60,000 +36.36% 1
South West +32 22 £43,750 -7.89% 2
London +49 21 £62,500 -3.84% 3
North West -1 15 £60,000 +20.00% 1
South East +61 12 £75,000 +50.00% 2
East of England +16 10 £45,000 -23.72% 1
West Midlands +31 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Senior Java Software Engineer
UK

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Java
2 213 (98.16%) Software Engineering
3 107 (49.31%) SQL
4 105 (48.39%) OO
5 92 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (41.94%) Degree
7 89 (41.01%) NoSQL
8 84 (38.71%) Git (software)
9 82 (37.79%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (32.72%) Algorithms
11 70 (32.26%) Automated Testing
12 66 (30.41%) Spring
13 65 (29.95%) Subversion
14 63 (29.03%) Data Structures
15 58 (26.73%) Mercurial
16 56 (25.81%) JavaScript
17 53 (24.42%) TDD
17 53 (24.42%) Scrum
18 49 (22.58%) Hibernate
19 47 (21.66%) HTML
20 45 (20.74%) C++
20 45 (20.74%) Linux
21 41 (18.89%) Python
22 38 (17.51%) REST
23 35 (16.13%) Windows
24 33 (15.21%) CSS
24 33 (15.21%) Microservices
25 31 (14.29%) Maven
26 30 (13.82%) Tomcat
26 30 (13.82%) Finance

Senior Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 30 (13.82%) Tomcat
2 21 (9.68%) JBoss
3 11 (5.07%) Apache
3 11 (5.07%) Apache Spark
4 8 (3.69%) Jetty
5 7 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.23%) nginx
5 7 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (3.23%) WebLogic
5 7 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.30%) IIS
7 2 (0.92%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.92%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.92%) Confluence
7 2 (0.92%) SAS
8 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.84%) SaaS
3 3 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.46%) Force.com
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.45%) Bluetooth
2 13 (5.99%) 802.11
2 13 (5.99%) Wireless
3 7 (3.23%) Internet
4 6 (2.76%) DNS
5 3 (1.38%) SMTP
6 2 (0.92%) Firewall
7 1 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (41.01%) NoSQL
2 28 (12.90%) MySQL
2 28 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 21 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 17 (7.83%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (7.37%) SQL Server
6 15 (6.91%) Big Data
7 11 (5.07%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.69%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
10 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database
10 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (2.76%) Geospatial Data
11 6 (2.76%) GIS
11 6 (2.76%) JasperReports
11 6 (2.76%) Redis
12 4 (1.84%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.38%) Triplestore
14 2 (0.92%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 84 (38.71%) Git (software)
2 65 (29.95%) Subversion
3 58 (26.73%) Mercurial
4 31 (14.29%) Maven
5 29 (13.36%) Jenkins
6 26 (11.98%) JUnit
7 23 (10.60%) Ant
8 16 (7.37%) Eclipse
8 16 (7.37%) JIRA
9 13 (5.99%) Hudson
10 12 (5.53%) Selenium
11 10 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (4.15%) IntelliJ
13 7 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (3.23%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (2.76%) FishEye
14 6 (2.76%) Gradle
14 6 (2.76%) Mockito
14 6 (2.76%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (13.82%) Finance
2 16 (7.37%) Electronics
3 6 (2.76%) Marketing
4 5 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.38%) Banking
5 3 (1.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.92%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (30.41%) Spring
2 49 (22.58%) Hibernate
3 47 (21.66%) HTML
4 38 (17.51%) REST
5 33 (15.21%) CSS
6 28 (12.90%) RESTful
6 28 (12.90%) Web Services
7 27 (12.44%) AngularJS
8 25 (11.52%) J2EE
9 18 (8.29%) Java EE
9 18 (8.29%) JMS
9 18 (8.29%) JPA
10 17 (7.83%) XML
11 16 (7.37%) Ajax
11 16 (7.37%) JSON
12 15 (6.91%) JSP
13 14 (6.45%) .NET
13 14 (6.45%) JSF
13 14 (6.45%) SOAP
14 13 (5.99%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 71 (32.72%) Algorithms
2 63 (29.03%) Data Structures
3 23 (10.60%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.91%) Fintech
5 10 (4.61%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.30%) Semantic Web
7 5 (2.30%) User Experience
8 4 (1.84%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.84%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.38%) Social Network
9 3 (1.38%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.92%) iPad
11 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (20.74%) Linux
2 35 (16.13%) Windows
3 18 (8.29%) Android
4 11 (5.07%) Unix
5 6 (2.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (98.16%) Software Engineering
2 105 (48.39%) OO
3 92 (42.40%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (37.79%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (32.26%) Automated Testing
6 53 (24.42%) Scrum
6 53 (24.42%) TDD
7 33 (15.21%) Microservices
8 27 (12.44%) Unit Testing
9 25 (11.52%) Open Source
10 22 (10.14%) UML
11 19 (8.76%) MVC
11 19 (8.76%) OOD
12 18 (8.29%) ETL
13 17 (7.83%) Pair Programming
14 16 (7.37%) BDD
15 15 (6.91%) Mathematics
15 15 (6.91%) Mentoring
15 15 (6.91%) OOP
15 15 (6.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 217 (100.00%) Java
2 107 (49.31%) SQL
3 56 (25.81%) JavaScript
4 45 (20.74%) C++
5 41 (18.89%) Python
6 19 (8.76%) Perl
7 16 (7.37%) C
8 15 (6.91%) C#
9 11 (5.07%) Groovy
9 11 (5.07%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.15%) PHP
11 7 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.23%) Scala
12 5 (2.30%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.84%) Delphi
14 3 (1.38%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.92%) Go
15 2 (0.92%) Ruby
16 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 91 (41.94%) Degree
2 16 (7.37%) SC Cleared
2 16 (7.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.07%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.15%) Docker
2 8 (3.69%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.23%) HDFS
4 4 (1.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.92%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (2.30%) Puppet
2 4 (1.84%) Ansible
3 2 (0.92%) Oozie
4 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.46%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (12.44%) Oracle
2 8 (3.69%) Atlassian
3 7 (3.23%) Altova
3 7 (3.23%) Fiorano
3 7 (3.23%) ILOG
3 7 (3.23%) Splunk
3 7 (3.23%) Talend
3 7 (3.23%) WSO2
4 6 (2.76%) Adobe
4 6 (2.76%) Google
4 6 (2.76%) VMware
5 5 (2.30%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.30%) SAP
6 3 (1.38%) IBM
7 2 (0.92%) F5
8 1 (0.46%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.46%) Facebook
8 1 (0.46%) Hortonworks
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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