Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 July 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 280 316
Rank change year-on-year +40 +36 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 389 411 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.31% 1.08% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.11% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 295 391 379
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 28698 36932 41146
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.68% 97.05% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24052 31447 33339
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in the South East

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Thames Valley +108 228 £55,000 - 16
Berkshire +81 117 £60,000 +4.35% 11
Surrey +2 83 £58,750 +6.82% 12
Buckinghamshire +23 75 £47,500 - 3
Oxfordshire +30 36 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Hampshire +1 24 £55,000 +10.00% 2
East Sussex +17 19 £52,500 +20.69%
West Sussex +10 17 £60,000 +14.29%
Kent +28 12 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Sussex - 1 £65,000 -
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 389 (100.00%) Java
2 245 (62.98%) Spring
3 233 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (43.19%) JavaScript
5 160 (41.13%) TDD
6 144 (37.02%) SQL
7 139 (35.73%) Web Services
8 134 (34.45%) Hibernate
9 108 (27.76%) J2EE
10 107 (27.51%) HTML
11 106 (27.25%) CSS
12 102 (26.22%) XML
13 99 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (25.19%) Scrum
15 84 (21.59%) AngularJS
16 82 (21.08%) Git (software)
17 80 (20.57%) Amazon AWS
18 77 (19.79%) Maven
19 76 (19.54%) OO
20 75 (19.28%) Jenkins
21 74 (19.02%) REST
22 70 (17.99%) RESTful
23 62 (15.94%) MySQL
24 61 (15.68%) Software Engineering
25 59 (15.17%) Linux
25 59 (15.17%) JMS
26 56 (14.40%) Tomcat
27 52 (13.37%) JUnit
27 52 (13.37%) E-Commerce
27 52 (13.37%) Microservices

Senior 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 56 (14.40%) Tomcat
2 33 (8.48%) WebLogic
3 30 (7.71%) JBoss
4 24 (6.17%) Confluence
5 22 (5.66%) Apache
6 19 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (3.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (2.57%) WebSphere
10 8 (2.06%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.80%) GlassFish
11 7 (1.80%) Jetty
11 7 (1.80%) WildFly
12 6 (1.54%) OpenStack
13 5 (1.29%) Apache ServiceMix
13 5 (1.29%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (1.03%) GemFire
14 4 (1.03%) IIS
15 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 12 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 80 (20.57%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (6.17%) Amazon SQS
4 15 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (3.86%) SaaS
5 6 (1.54%) GitHub
6 4 (1.03%) PaaS
7 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.43%) AMQP
2 20 (5.14%) HTTP
3 17 (4.37%) TCP/IP
4 16 (4.11%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.94%) MySQL
2 38 (9.77%) Big Data
3 34 (8.74%) Relational Database
4 33 (8.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 30 (7.71%) NoSQL
6 24 (6.17%) MongoDB
7 23 (5.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 23 (5.91%) Hadoop
7 23 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (5.14%) HBase
9 18 (4.63%) RDBMS
10 15 (3.86%) SQL Server
11 12 (3.08%) Oracle Database
11 12 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (1.03%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.03%) OLTP
12 4 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 82 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 77 (19.79%) Maven
3 75 (19.28%) Jenkins
4 52 (13.37%) JUnit
5 41 (10.54%) JIRA
6 37 (9.51%) Subversion
7 21 (5.40%) Eclipse
8 19 (4.88%) Selenium
9 13 (3.34%) Gradle
10 12 (3.08%) Ant
11 9 (2.31%) Mockito
12 4 (1.03%) Arquillian
12 4 (1.03%) JMeter
12 4 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.03%) TestNG
13 3 (0.77%) DbUnit
13 3 (0.77%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.51%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 41 (10.54%) Finance
2 35 (9.00%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.40%) Marketing
4 18 (4.63%) Electronics
4 18 (4.63%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.11%) Retail
6 11 (2.83%) Publishing
7 7 (1.80%) Banking
8 5 (1.29%) Games
9 4 (1.03%) Digital Economy
10 3 (0.77%) Advertising
10 3 (0.77%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.77%) Automotive
11 2 (0.51%) Law
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (62.98%) Spring
2 139 (35.73%) Web Services
3 134 (34.45%) Hibernate
4 108 (27.76%) J2EE
5 107 (27.51%) HTML
6 106 (27.25%) CSS
7 102 (26.22%) XML
8 84 (21.59%) AngularJS
9 74 (19.02%) REST
10 70 (17.99%) RESTful
11 59 (15.17%) JMS
12 47 (12.08%) SOAP
13 42 (10.80%) RabbitMQ
13 42 (10.80%) Spring Boot
14 41 (10.54%) jQuery
15 40 (10.28%) Java EE
15 40 (10.28%) JSP
16 38 (9.77%) Ajax
17 37 (9.51%) JSON
18 25 (6.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.11%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (8.48%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (7.97%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.63%) iPad
5 12 (3.08%) Fintech
5 12 (3.08%) User Experience
6 11 (2.83%) Clustering
7 9 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.03%) Online Games
9 4 (1.03%) Replication
9 4 (1.03%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.51%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.26%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.26%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.26%) Life Science
11 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.26%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.17%) Linux
2 25 (6.43%) Windows
3 24 (6.17%) Unix
4 9 (2.31%) Android
4 9 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.29%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.29%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.03%) Solaris
6 4 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.77%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (59.90%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (41.13%) TDD
3 99 (25.45%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (25.19%) Scrum
5 76 (19.54%) OO
6 61 (15.68%) Software Engineering
7 52 (13.37%) E-Commerce
7 52 (13.37%) Microservices
8 51 (13.11%) Mentoring
9 50 (12.85%) Unit Testing
10 49 (12.60%) MVC
11 45 (11.57%) BDD
12 43 (11.05%) Web Development
13 40 (10.28%) SDLC
14 36 (9.25%) SOA
15 31 (7.97%) DevOps
16 29 (7.46%) Kanban
17 27 (6.94%) User Stories
18 25 (6.43%) Test Automation
18 25 (6.43%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 389 (100.00%) Java
2 168 (43.19%) JavaScript
3 144 (37.02%) SQL
4 31 (7.97%) Python
5 27 (6.94%) PL/SQL
6 17 (4.37%) C++
7 16 (4.11%) PHP
8 13 (3.34%) Ruby
9 11 (2.83%) Groovy
10 10 (2.57%) ECMAScript
10 10 (2.57%) ES6
10 10 (2.57%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.31%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.31%) C#
12 8 (2.06%) Scala
13 7 (1.80%) C
13 7 (1.80%) Perl
13 7 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.29%) Delphi
15 3 (0.77%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 43 (11.05%) Degree
2 24 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) APMG
5 3 (0.77%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.77%) PMP
6 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 23 (5.91%) Docker
2 12 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (3.08%) Terraform
2 10 (2.57%) Ansible
2 10 (2.57%) Puppet
3 6 (1.54%) Packer
4 3 (0.77%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (8.23%) Oracle
2 18 (4.63%) SAP
3 17 (4.37%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.86%) hybris
5 10 (2.57%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.06%) Google
6 8 (2.06%) VMware
7 6 (1.54%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.77%) Atomikos
8 3 (0.77%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.51%) Unisys
10 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.26%) Vertica
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Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + 15% bonus
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Health and Pension
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