Period
to 23 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

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

Senior Java Developer
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 264 259 247
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 669 232 756
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.33% 1.17% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.25% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 533 189 689
10th Percentile £64,400 £54,750 £59,500
25th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +10.34%
75th Percentile £105,000 £92,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £128,750 £101,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 45,095 18,499 51,823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.47% 93.55% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31,100 15,707 42,694
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +6.30% +5.83%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in London

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Java Developer in London.

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in London

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Java Developer in London over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in London

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 October 2021. 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
Central London +12 93 £90,000 +20.00% 34
West London -52 27 £72,500 -9.38% 9
South London -22 11 £63,750 -5.56%
East London - 1 - - 4
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 669 (100.00%) Java
2 332 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (48.43%) Spring
4 287 (42.90%) Microservices
5 243 (36.32%) Finance
6 217 (32.44%) AWS
7 194 (29.00%) Spring Boot
8 172 (25.71%) Software Engineering
9 166 (24.81%) TDD
10 163 (24.36%) JavaScript
10 163 (24.36%) Docker
11 154 (23.02%) Azure
12 143 (21.38%) GCP
12 143 (21.38%) Kubernetes
13 130 (19.43%) Git (software)
14 128 (19.13%) Python
15 126 (18.83%) Full Stack Development
16 124 (18.54%) Social Skills
17 123 (18.39%) DevOps
18 119 (17.79%) Kafka
19 118 (17.64%) Jenkins
20 111 (16.59%) Banking
21 104 (15.55%) REST
22 103 (15.40%) Asset Management
23 101 (15.10%) SQL
23 101 (15.10%) Fintech
24 96 (14.35%) Java 8
25 92 (13.75%) Derivative
26 89 (13.30%) Scrum
27 86 (12.86%) Multithreading

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 26 (3.89%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.54%) Confluence
3 8 (1.20%) Apache
3 8 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.20%) MQSeries
4 6 (0.90%) Apache Pulsar
5 5 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.45%) JBoss
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.30%) CMS
8 2 (0.30%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.30%) Magnolia
8 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.15%) GemFire
9 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.30%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.15%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 217 (32.44%) AWS
2 154 (23.02%) Azure
3 143 (21.38%) GCP
4 37 (5.53%) Serverless
5 34 (5.08%) AWS Lambda
6 27 (4.04%) Google Play
7 17 (2.54%) Akamai
7 17 (2.54%) OpenShift
8 15 (2.24%) SaaS
9 14 (2.09%) Snowflake
10 11 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (1.64%) Amazon S3
10 11 (1.64%) Azure Functions
11 9 (1.35%) GitHub
11 9 (1.35%) PaaS
12 7 (1.05%) AWS Fargate
12 7 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.90%) Amazon Cognito
14 5 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.08%) HTTP
2 17 (2.54%) Internet
3 6 (0.90%) Broadband
3 6 (0.90%) SWIFTNet
4 2 (0.30%) SMPP
4 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) AMQP
5 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (12.56%) Relational Database
2 68 (10.16%) NoSQL
3 67 (10.01%) Big Data
4 57 (8.52%) PostgreSQL
5 56 (8.37%) MongoDB
6 54 (8.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (5.23%) MySQL
8 34 (5.08%) Hadoop
9 31 (4.63%) KDB
10 21 (3.14%) Hazelcast
11 20 (2.99%) Flink
12 18 (2.69%) RDBMS
12 18 (2.69%) Redis
12 18 (2.69%) SQL Server
13 13 (1.94%) DB2
14 11 (1.64%) Oracle Database
15 9 (1.35%) Amazon Aurora
16 7 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 6 (0.90%) Amazon Athena
17 6 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 130 (19.43%) Git (software)
2 118 (17.64%) Jenkins
3 85 (12.71%) Maven
4 65 (9.72%) JUnit
5 51 (7.62%) Mockito
6 45 (6.73%) Gradle
7 38 (5.68%) Bitbucket
8 33 (4.93%) JIRA
9 26 (3.89%) Mercurial
10 25 (3.74%) IntelliJ
11 21 (3.14%) Cucumber
12 20 (2.99%) Eclipse
12 20 (2.99%) TeamCity
13 18 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (1.79%) Bitbucket Server
15 8 (1.20%) GitLab
16 6 (0.90%) ClearCase
17 5 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 5 (0.75%) gulp
18 4 (0.60%) SonarQube
General
1 243 (36.32%) Finance
2 124 (18.54%) Social Skills
3 111 (16.59%) Banking
4 59 (8.82%) Front Office
5 49 (7.32%) Games
6 45 (6.73%) Investment Banking
7 26 (3.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 18 (2.69%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.09%) Back Office
10 13 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (1.79%) Retail
12 11 (1.64%) Public Sector
13 9 (1.35%) Advertising
14 7 (1.05%) Billing
14 7 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
14 7 (1.05%) Legal
15 5 (0.75%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.75%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.75%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (48.43%) Spring
2 194 (29.00%) Spring Boot
3 119 (17.79%) Kafka
4 104 (15.55%) REST
5 82 (12.26%) Web Services
6 77 (11.51%) React
7 67 (10.01%) RESTful
8 60 (8.97%) Hibernate
9 57 (8.52%) AngularJS
10 48 (7.17%) HTML
11 46 (6.88%) JSON
12 40 (5.98%) Node.js
13 35 (5.23%) CSS
14 33 (4.93%) Java EE
15 26 (3.89%) XML
16 25 (3.74%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (3.44%) J2EE
18 18 (2.69%) HTML5
19 17 (2.54%) OAuth
20 16 (2.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.75%) Derivative
2 47 (7.03%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (5.83%) Data Structures
4 31 (4.63%) Fixed Income
5 28 (4.19%) Algorithms
6 27 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (4.04%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.54%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.24%) Social Network
8 15 (2.24%) SWIFT
9 11 (1.64%) Over-the-Top Content
10 10 (1.49%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.49%) Equities
10 10 (1.49%) Social Media
11 9 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.35%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (1.05%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.05%) Podcast
12 7 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.90%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.17%) Linux
2 46 (6.88%) Unix
3 27 (4.04%) Android
4 20 (2.99%) Windows
5 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (42.90%) Microservices
3 172 (25.71%) Software Engineering
4 166 (24.81%) TDD
5 126 (18.83%) Full Stack Development
6 123 (18.39%) DevOps
7 103 (15.40%) Asset Management
8 101 (15.10%) Fintech
9 89 (13.30%) Scrum
10 86 (12.86%) Multithreading
11 83 (12.41%) BDD
12 74 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
12 74 (11.06%) OO
13 65 (9.72%) SDLC
14 62 (9.27%) Analytics
15 58 (8.67%) Mentoring
16 55 (8.22%) Test Automation
17 49 (7.32%) Investment Management
18 47 (7.03%) Low Latency
18 47 (7.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 669 (100.00%) Java
2 163 (24.36%) JavaScript
3 128 (19.13%) Python
4 101 (15.10%) SQL
5 96 (14.35%) Java 8
6 83 (12.41%) Kotlin
7 56 (8.37%) Java 11
8 22 (3.29%) Go
8 22 (3.29%) TypeScript
9 17 (2.54%) C#
10 16 (2.39%) Groovy
11 12 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.49%) C++
13 9 (1.35%) Scala
14 7 (1.05%) C
15 5 (0.75%) R
16 4 (0.60%) Clojure
16 4 (0.60%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (3.74%) Degree
2 6 (0.90%) SC Cleared
2 6 (0.90%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.22%) QA
2 6 (0.90%) ISO 15022
2 6 (0.90%) ISO 20022
3 4 (0.60%) PMO
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 163 (24.36%) Docker
2 5 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 143 (21.38%) Kubernetes
2 47 (7.03%) Terraform
3 35 (5.23%) Grafana
3 35 (5.23%) Prometheus
4 14 (2.09%) Ansible
5 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.15%) Argo
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (7.03%) Google
1 47 (7.03%) Oracle
2 24 (3.59%) Splunk
3 17 (2.54%) Microsoft
4 16 (2.39%) Solace
5 14 (2.09%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.94%) Greenplum
7 11 (1.64%) Sybase
8 9 (1.35%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.60%) Cisco
9 4 (0.60%) Guidewire
9 4 (0.60%) Sony
9 4 (0.60%) Spotify
10 2 (0.30%) IBM
10 2 (0.30%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.15%) Apple
11 1 (0.15%) Dynatrace
11 1 (0.15%) Murex
11 1 (0.15%) OpenText
11 1 (0.15%) Progress