Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 203 245
Rank change year-on-year -16 +42 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1238 1261 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.65% 1.68% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.76% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 867 1151 1135
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £89,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in London

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in London

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Central London -52 262 £75,000 -3.23% 23
South London +24 22 £65,000 -3.70% 1
West London -35 19 £63,750 +6.25% 7
East London -1 3 £80,000 -30.43% 4
North London -4 1 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior Java Developer 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 London region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 1237 (99.92%) Java
2 803 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 594 (47.98%) Finance
4 565 (45.64%) Spring
5 414 (33.44%) Banking
6 351 (28.35%) SQL
7 345 (27.87%) TDD
8 298 (24.07%) JavaScript
9 297 (23.99%) Investment Banking
10 270 (21.81%) Hibernate
11 229 (18.50%) Microservices
12 226 (18.26%) Scrum
13 220 (17.77%) Multithreading
14 219 (17.69%) Asset Management
15 218 (17.61%) Wealth Management
15 218 (17.61%) Retail Banking
16 204 (16.48%) Maven
17 201 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
18 200 (16.16%) Oracle
19 189 (15.27%) REST
20 188 (15.19%) RESTful
21 187 (15.11%) OO
22 177 (14.30%) MVC
23 175 (14.14%) Unit Testing
24 170 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
24 170 (13.73%) Python
25 168 (13.57%) JUnit
26 165 (13.33%) HTML
27 163 (13.17%) BDD
28 161 (13.00%) Unix

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
1 127 (10.26%) Tomcat
2 71 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
3 69 (5.57%) JBoss
4 68 (5.49%) Apache Spark
5 37 (2.99%) WebSphere
6 26 (2.10%) CMS
7 23 (1.86%) CoreMedia CMS
8 20 (1.62%) Apache
9 17 (1.37%) Jetty
10 15 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.97%) Apache TomEE
13 11 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (0.65%) Liferay
15 8 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
16 7 (0.57%) Confluence
17 5 (0.40%) Apache Pig
18 4 (0.32%) Apache ServiceMix
18 4 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.40%) Oracle TCA
3 4 (0.32%) Endur
4 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 201 (16.24%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 36 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.78%) GitHub
5 16 (1.29%) SaaS
6 10 (0.81%) PaaS
7 7 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.32%) Google Play
9 4 (0.32%) Serverless
10 3 (0.24%) IaaS
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.16%) Bluemix
11 2 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.081%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.081%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.081%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.67%) Internet
2 14 (1.13%) HTTP
3 5 (0.40%) VoIP
4 2 (0.16%) AMQP
4 2 (0.16%) Hyperconnected
4 2 (0.16%) Skype
4 2 (0.16%) SSH
5 1 (0.081%) LDAP
5 1 (0.081%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (12.44%) NoSQL
2 112 (9.05%) Big Data
3 81 (6.54%) MySQL
4 79 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 76 (6.14%) Hadoop
5 76 (6.14%) SQL Server
6 75 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 75 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
7 65 (5.25%) MongoDB
8 56 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
9 54 (4.36%) Redis
10 47 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
11 45 (3.63%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.62%) Blockchain
13 15 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.13%) Neo4j
15 12 (0.97%) Hazelcast
16 9 (0.73%) DB2
16 9 (0.73%) HBase
16 9 (0.73%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 204 (16.48%) Maven
2 168 (13.57%) JUnit
3 109 (8.80%) Git (software)
4 103 (8.32%) Jenkins
5 82 (6.62%) Mockito
6 55 (4.44%) Cucumber
6 55 (4.44%) Selenium
7 51 (4.12%) Gradle
8 50 (4.04%) Sonatype Nexus
9 29 (2.34%) JIRA
10 24 (1.94%) Subversion
11 21 (1.70%) Ant
11 21 (1.70%) TeamCity
12 20 (1.62%) Spock
13 16 (1.29%) WebDriver
14 10 (0.81%) ClearCase
15 9 (0.73%) GoCD
15 9 (0.73%) IntelliJ
16 8 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.65%) DbUnit
General
1 594 (47.98%) Finance
2 414 (33.44%) Banking
3 297 (23.99%) Investment Banking
4 218 (17.61%) Retail Banking
5 110 (8.89%) Front Office
6 73 (5.90%) Marketing
7 71 (5.74%) Games
8 69 (5.57%) Publishing
9 59 (4.77%) Financial Institution
10 32 (2.58%) Retail
11 28 (2.26%) Telecoms
12 22 (1.78%) Back Office
13 21 (1.70%) Advertising
14 15 (1.21%) Manufacturing
15 14 (1.13%) Electronics
16 9 (0.73%) Legal
17 6 (0.48%) Law
18 5 (0.40%) Billing
18 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.32%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (45.64%) Spring
2 270 (21.81%) Hibernate
3 189 (15.27%) REST
4 188 (15.19%) RESTful
5 165 (13.33%) HTML
6 161 (13.00%) AngularJS
7 159 (12.84%) Web Services
8 142 (11.47%) Spring Boot
9 138 (11.15%) J2EE
10 110 (8.89%) React
11 96 (7.75%) CSS
12 94 (7.59%) JMS
13 78 (6.30%) Java EE
14 77 (6.22%) jQuery
15 76 (6.14%) Spring MVC
16 75 (6.06%) HTML5
17 74 (5.98%) XML
18 73 (5.90%) Middleware
19 62 (5.01%) TIBCO EMS
20 61 (4.93%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.85%) Greenfield Project
2 93 (7.51%) Fintech
3 85 (6.87%) Computer Science
4 83 (6.70%) Derivative
5 82 (6.62%) Equities
6 74 (5.98%) Equity Derivative
7 42 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (3.07%) Algorithms
8 38 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 36 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (2.83%) Fixed Income
11 32 (2.58%) Credit Risk
12 29 (2.34%) Data Structures
13 23 (1.86%) Market Risk
14 14 (1.13%) Life Science
15 11 (0.89%) NHS
16 8 (0.65%) Bitcoin
16 8 (0.65%) Hedge funds
16 8 (0.65%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 161 (13.00%) Unix
2 154 (12.44%) Linux
3 31 (2.50%) Android
4 23 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.78%) Windows
6 12 (0.97%) Mac OS X
6 12 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (0.89%) Solaris
8 5 (0.40%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
9 2 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.081%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 803 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 345 (27.87%) TDD
3 229 (18.50%) Microservices
4 226 (18.26%) Scrum
5 220 (17.77%) Multithreading
6 219 (17.69%) Asset Management
7 218 (17.61%) Wealth Management
8 187 (15.11%) OO
9 177 (14.30%) MVC
10 175 (14.14%) Unit Testing
11 170 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
12 163 (13.17%) BDD
13 137 (11.07%) Software Engineering
14 118 (9.53%) E-Commerce
14 118 (9.53%) OOD
15 115 (9.29%) DevOps
16 95 (7.67%) Mentoring
17 84 (6.79%) SDLC
18 82 (6.62%) Low Latency
19 79 (6.38%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 1237 (99.92%) Java
2 351 (28.35%) SQL
3 298 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 170 (13.73%) Python
5 136 (10.99%) Scala
6 104 (8.40%) PL/SQL
7 64 (5.17%) Groovy
8 59 (4.77%) Shell Script
9 54 (4.36%) Bash Shell
10 50 (4.04%) C++
11 47 (3.80%) Perl
12 39 (3.15%) C#
13 19 (1.53%) PHP
14 15 (1.21%) Ruby
15 13 (1.05%) Objective-C
16 12 (0.97%) C
17 11 (0.89%) Clojure
18 10 (0.81%) Go
19 8 (0.65%) ES6
19 8 (0.65%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 139 (11.23%) Degree
2 33 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (0.48%) PhD
5 5 (0.40%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.32%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.081%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.081%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.33%) QA
2 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.32%) MiFID
3 4 (0.32%) SEPA
4 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.081%) EMIR
6 1 (0.081%) PMO
6 1 (0.081%) PSD2
6 1 (0.081%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (7.51%) Docker
2 5 (0.40%) HDFS
3 4 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.081%) Dovecot
4 1 (0.081%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.081%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.081%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (2.10%) Puppet
2 25 (2.02%) Ansible
3 18 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.89%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.32%) Kibana
5 4 (0.32%) logstash
5 4 (0.32%) Opsview
6 3 (0.24%) Grafana
6 3 (0.24%) Nagios
7 1 (0.081%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.081%) Rancher
7 1 (0.081%) StatsD
Vendors
1 200 (16.16%) Oracle
2 66 (5.33%) TIBCO
3 65 (5.25%) Google
4 47 (3.80%) Tableau
5 35 (2.83%) IBM
6 24 (1.94%) Microsoft
7 22 (1.78%) Sybase
8 15 (1.21%) hybris
8 15 (1.21%) SAP
9 14 (1.13%) Facebook
10 13 (1.05%) Apple
11 11 (0.89%) ION Trading
11 11 (0.89%) Splunk
12 9 (0.73%) Apigee
13 8 (0.65%) BEA
14 7 (0.57%) Greenplum
15 6 (0.48%) Mercator
16 5 (0.40%) Adobe
17 4 (0.32%) Cognizant
17 4 (0.32%) OpenLink