Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer - Java
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 709 788 857
Rank change year-on-year +79 +69 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 136 55 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.073% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.077% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 130 41 52
London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% +4.35%
10th Percentile £51,125 £47,500 £44,625
90th Percentile £110,000 £90,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +15.00%

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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in London

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in London

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Senior Java Software Engineer in London

Senior Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer 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 +13 16 £63,750 -15.00% 1
West London +19 14 £55,000 -8.33% 2
South London +7 2 £68,750 +52.78%
Senior Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region featuring Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

1 136 (100.00%) Java
2 135 (99.26%) Software Engineering
3 78 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (50.74%) Spring
5 60 (44.12%) JavaScript
6 53 (38.97%) HTML
7 41 (30.15%) SQL
8 40 (29.41%) TDD
9 39 (28.68%) Hibernate
9 39 (28.68%) Java EE
10 36 (26.47%) CSS
11 34 (25.00%) Scala
12 33 (24.26%) Python
12 33 (24.26%) Microservices
13 31 (22.79%) REST
14 30 (22.06%) Mentoring
15 29 (21.32%) Finance
16 28 (20.59%) Open Source
17 25 (18.38%) MVC
18 24 (17.65%) JUnit
19 22 (16.18%) J2EE
19 22 (16.18%) Docker
19 22 (16.18%) Fintech
20 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (14.71%) HTML5
21 20 (14.71%) Web Services
22 18 (13.24%) SOAP
22 18 (13.24%) Scrum
22 18 (13.24%) NoSQL
22 18 (13.24%) AngularJS

Senior Java Software Engineer 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 11 (8.09%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.41%) JBoss
3 5 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.21%) Apache
4 3 (2.21%) IIS
5 2 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.47%) CMS
5 2 (1.47%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.74%) Confluence
6 1 (0.74%) Jetty
6 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.47%) Internet
1 2 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) PPP
2 1 (0.74%) Skype
2 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.24%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (7.35%) Big Data
2 10 (7.35%) Hadoop
2 10 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.15%) Neo4j
3 7 (5.15%) OrientDB
4 5 (3.68%) Blockchain
4 5 (3.68%) MySQL
5 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.47%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (17.65%) JUnit
2 16 (11.76%) Mockito
3 8 (5.88%) JIRA
4 7 (5.15%) IntelliJ
5 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.68%) Maven
7 4 (2.94%) Moq
7 4 (2.94%) NUnit
8 3 (2.21%) Hudson
8 3 (2.21%) Subversion
9 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.47%) Gradle
10 1 (0.74%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.74%) GCC
10 1 (0.74%) jMock
10 1 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.74%) Selenium
10 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (21.32%) Finance
2 17 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (1.47%) Advertising
3 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.74%) Back Office
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Military
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (50.74%) Spring
2 53 (38.97%) HTML
3 39 (28.68%) Hibernate
3 39 (28.68%) Java EE
4 36 (26.47%) CSS
5 31 (22.79%) REST
6 22 (16.18%) J2EE
7 20 (14.71%) HTML5
7 20 (14.71%) Web Services
8 18 (13.24%) AngularJS
8 18 (13.24%) SOAP
9 17 (12.50%) Play Framework
9 17 (12.50%) RESTful
10 14 (10.29%) jQuery
10 14 (10.29%) Node.js
10 14 (10.29%) Spring Boot
11 10 (7.35%) .NET
11 10 (7.35%) React
11 10 (7.35%) Spring MVC
12 9 (6.62%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.18%) Fintech
2 17 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 17 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.15%) Clustering
4 7 (5.15%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.21%) User Experience
7 2 (1.47%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) IVR
8 1 (0.74%) Life Science
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.82%) Android
1 12 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.88%) Windows
3 5 (3.68%) Unix
4 4 (2.94%) Linux
4 4 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (99.26%) Software Engineering
2 78 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (29.41%) TDD
4 33 (24.26%) Microservices
5 30 (22.06%) Mentoring
6 28 (20.59%) Open Source
7 25 (18.38%) MVC
8 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (13.24%) Scrum
10 17 (12.50%) BDD
11 15 (11.03%) OO
12 12 (8.82%) SDLC
13 10 (7.35%) Unit Testing
14 9 (6.62%) Analytics
14 9 (6.62%) OOP
14 9 (6.62%) SOA
14 9 (6.62%) Web Development
15 8 (5.88%) DevOps
15 8 (5.88%) Machine Learning
16 7 (5.15%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 136 (100.00%) Java
2 60 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 41 (30.15%) SQL
4 34 (25.00%) Scala
5 33 (24.26%) Python
6 16 (11.76%) C++
7 15 (11.03%) C#
8 12 (8.82%) Ruby
9 11 (8.09%) Go
10 8 (5.88%) Groovy
11 7 (5.15%) Clojure
12 6 (4.41%) Erlang
13 5 (3.68%) PHP
14 4 (2.94%) F#
14 4 (2.94%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.47%) Haskell
15 2 (1.47%) Kotlin
15 2 (1.47%) OCaml
16 1 (0.74%) Lua
Qualifications
1 16 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.94%) SEPA
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) PSD2
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 22 (16.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Opsview
2 2 (1.47%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) Kibana
3 1 (0.74%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (2.94%) Google
1 4 (2.94%) Oracle
2 3 (2.21%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.47%) Sun
4 1 (0.74%) Pega
4 1 (0.74%) Splunk
4 1 (0.74%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.74%) VMware
4 1 (0.74%) Xamarin