Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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

Lead Java Developer
England > South East
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 446 477 550
Rank change year-on-year +31 +73 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 103 59 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 102 49 60
South East median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £53,750 £42,125 £50,000
90th Percentile £87,000 £78,750 £66,875
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,415 28,171 36,515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.87% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24,487 23,546 31,137
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Lead Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in the South East

Lead Java Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Lead Java Developer in the South East

Lead Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Developer in the South East

Lead Java Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 May 2018. 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
Thames Valley +52 68 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Berkshire +25 42 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Hampshire -20 24 £65,000 -16.13% 1
Oxfordshire -7 13 £68,000 +4.62%
Buckinghamshire - 13 £56,250 -
West Sussex +4 5 £67,500 +28.57%
Surrey -3 4 £67,500 +17.39% 1
East Sussex - 2 £51,250 -
Lead Java Developer
England

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, Lead 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 South East region featuring Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (36.89%) TDD
3 38 (36.89%) Web Services
3 38 (36.89%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (30.10%) Spring
5 29 (28.16%) J2EE
6 28 (27.18%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (25.24%) Oracle
7 26 (25.24%) Project Management
8 25 (24.27%) webMethods
8 25 (24.27%) AIX
8 25 (24.27%) ETL
8 25 (24.27%) Data Management
8 25 (24.27%) Data Mapping
8 25 (24.27%) Mentoring
9 24 (23.30%) Microservices
9 24 (23.30%) RESTful
10 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
11 19 (18.45%) Scrum
12 18 (17.48%) Linux
12 18 (17.48%) Oracle Database
13 17 (16.50%) Middleware
14 16 (15.53%) OO
15 14 (13.59%) C++
15 14 (13.59%) REST
16 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
16 12 (11.65%) Hibernate
16 12 (11.65%) SQL
16 12 (11.65%) Eclipse

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (10.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (8.74%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.80%) JBoss
3 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.80%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.83%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.85%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) FTP
1 1 (0.97%) HTTP
1 1 (0.97%) PPP
1 1 (0.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.48%) Oracle Database
2 11 (10.68%) Big Data
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (8.74%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.77%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.85%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.85%) DB2
5 5 (4.85%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (4.85%) Informix
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.91%) HBase
7 3 (2.91%) MySQL
8 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.65%) Eclipse
2 11 (10.68%) Vagrant
3 10 (9.71%) Maven
4 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.80%) Ant
5 7 (6.80%) Gradle
5 7 (6.80%) IntelliJ
5 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.85%) git-flow
7 2 (1.94%) JIRA
8 1 (0.97%) JUnit
8 1 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.97%) Subversion
8 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (9.71%) Banking
1 10 (9.71%) Investment Banking
2 8 (7.77%) Retail
3 5 (4.85%) Wholesale Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Publishing
5 2 (1.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.89%) Web Services
2 31 (30.10%) Spring
3 29 (28.16%) J2EE
4 24 (23.30%) RESTful
5 17 (16.50%) Middleware
6 14 (13.59%) REST
7 12 (11.65%) Hibernate
8 11 (10.68%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (10.68%) Spring Boot
9 7 (6.80%) Ajax
9 7 (6.80%) Apache Camel
9 7 (6.80%) Dropwizard
10 6 (5.83%) J2SE
10 6 (5.83%) JSON
10 6 (5.83%) Lucene
10 6 (5.83%) Natural Language Processing
11 5 (4.85%) JDBC
11 5 (4.85%) Node.js
11 5 (4.85%) ODBC
11 5 (4.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.18%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (7.77%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.80%) Fintech
4 7 (6.80%) User Experience
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.27%) AIX
2 18 (17.48%) Linux
3 11 (10.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.89%) Problem-Solving
2 38 (36.89%) TDD
3 26 (25.24%) Project Management
4 25 (24.27%) Data Management
4 25 (24.27%) Data Mapping
4 25 (24.27%) ETL
4 25 (24.27%) Mentoring
5 24 (23.30%) Microservices
6 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
7 19 (18.45%) Scrum
8 16 (15.53%) OO
9 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.68%) Coaching
10 11 (10.68%) Line Management
10 11 (10.68%) SOA
11 10 (9.71%) BDD
11 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.74%) Test-First Development
13 8 (7.77%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (13.59%) C++
3 12 (11.65%) SQL
4 11 (10.68%) Java 8
5 10 (9.71%) C#
6 7 (6.80%) C
7 6 (5.83%) Scala
8 5 (4.85%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.85%) Python
9 2 (1.94%) Clojure
9 2 (1.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
System Software
1 11 (10.68%) Docker
2 5 (4.85%) HDFS
3 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (10.68%) Ansible
1 11 (10.68%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.88%) Terraform
3 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (25.24%) Oracle
2 25 (24.27%) webMethods
3 5 (4.85%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (4.85%) Sybase
4 2 (1.94%) VMware