Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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

Senior Java Developer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 166 157
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 40 42 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.12% 0.95% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.98% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 60
Hertfordshire median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £41,500 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,125 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +3.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 3,450 4,297 4,286
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 96.74% 97.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,710 3,659 3,573
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,625 £71,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +1.12%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Hertfordshire

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Watford +7 17 £60,000 -21.31%
Bishop's Stortford - 6 £60,000 - 1
Hatfield -4 5 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Hertford - 4 £70,000 -
Stevenage - 2 £60,000 -
Rickmansworth +12 1 £65,000 +23.81%
St Albans +10 1 £60,000 -7.69%
Welwyn Garden City -7 1 £52,500 -8.70%
Senior Java Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) SQL
3 24 (60.00%) Spring
4 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (45.00%) Tomcat
6 17 (42.50%) J2EE
6 17 (42.50%) MVC
7 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 16 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 13 (32.50%) Spring Boot
9 12 (30.00%) Oracle
9 12 (30.00%) Web Services
9 12 (30.00%) TDD
9 12 (30.00%) Scrum
10 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
11 10 (25.00%) Maven
11 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
11 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (22.50%) BDD
12 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
12 9 (22.50%) Robotics
12 9 (22.50%) Spring MVC
12 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
12 9 (22.50%) Eclipse
12 9 (22.50%) IBM
13 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 8 (20.00%) XML
13 8 (20.00%) Linux
13 8 (20.00%) OO
13 8 (20.00%) jQuery

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 18 (45.00%) Tomcat
2 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
4 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (17.50%) RDBMS
4 6 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.00%) Maven
3 9 (22.50%) Eclipse
3 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
4 8 (20.00%) JIRA
4 8 (20.00%) Rational Team Concert
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.00%) JMeter
5 2 (5.00%) Robot Framework
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium
5 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.50%) Gradle
6 1 (2.50%) JUnit
6 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) Spring
2 17 (42.50%) J2EE
3 13 (32.50%) Spring Boot
4 12 (30.00%) Web Services
5 11 (27.50%) Hibernate
6 9 (22.50%) Spring MVC
7 8 (20.00%) jQuery
7 8 (20.00%) XML
8 7 (17.50%) DOM
8 7 (17.50%) HTML
8 7 (17.50%) Java EE
8 7 (17.50%) Java SE
8 7 (17.50%) JAXB
8 7 (17.50%) JDBC
8 7 (17.50%) SAX
9 6 (15.00%) Akka
9 6 (15.00%) CSS
9 6 (15.00%) Play Framework
9 6 (15.00%) Redux
10 2 (5.00%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Robotics
2 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) CoreOS
3 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) MVC
3 12 (30.00%) Scrum
3 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 9 (22.50%) BDD
5 8 (20.00%) OO
6 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
6 7 (17.50%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
6 7 (17.50%) User Stories
6 7 (17.50%) Validation
6 7 (17.50%) Web Application Development
7 6 (15.00%) Decision-Making
8 3 (7.50%) DevOps
8 3 (7.50%) Microservices
9 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.00%) Machine Learning
9 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (70.00%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) Groovy
4 8 (20.00%) Haskell
4 8 (20.00%) Scala
5 4 (10.00%) Java 8
6 1 (2.50%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) IBM