Period
to 17 June 2018

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 17 June 2018.

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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 257 272
Rank change year-on-year +33 +15 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 415 344 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.38% 1.18% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.22% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 377 276 393
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £70,500 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.09%

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 29,088 28,283 36,467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 96.67% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24,336 23,595 31,084
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%

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 17 June 2018.

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 17 June 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 +10 214 £60,000 +14.29% 19
Berkshire +8 102 £65,000 +13.04% 8
Buckinghamshire -9 73 £52,500 +10.53% 6
East Sussex +33 72 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Surrey -12 51 £60,000 -7.69% 13
Hampshire -2 47 £55,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +8 42 £63,000 +26.00% 5
West Sussex +10 22 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Kent +9 13 £54,250 +8.50%
Middlesex - 3 £90,000 -
Senior Java Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, 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 South East region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 415 (100.00%) Java
2 253 (60.96%) Spring
3 202 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (40.96%) JavaScript
5 144 (34.70%) TDD
6 132 (31.81%) HTML
7 130 (31.33%) SQL
7 130 (31.33%) J2EE
7 130 (31.33%) CSS
8 129 (31.08%) Web Services
8 129 (31.08%) Hibernate
9 117 (28.19%) Degree
10 103 (24.82%) OO
11 101 (24.34%) Linux
12 99 (23.86%) Java 8
13 95 (22.89%) REST
14 94 (22.65%) AngularJS
15 90 (21.69%) Software Engineering
16 82 (19.76%) Computer Science
17 81 (19.52%) Scrum
18 80 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
19 79 (19.04%) Jenkins
20 77 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
21 74 (17.83%) MVC
22 73 (17.59%) RESTful
23 70 (16.87%) JMS
23 70 (16.87%) Mentoring
24 64 (15.42%) Git (software)
24 64 (15.42%) Maven
25 63 (15.18%) 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 37 (8.92%) JBoss
2 22 (5.30%) Tomcat
3 16 (3.86%) Apache Solr
4 14 (3.37%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.13%) Apache
6 12 (2.89%) WildFly
7 8 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.93%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.69%) nginx
8 7 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.45%) Drupal
9 6 (1.45%) SAS
9 6 (1.45%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.20%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
12 3 (0.72%) Confluence
13 2 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.24%) IIS
14 1 (0.24%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 77 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.27%) GitHub
3 17 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.20%) SaaS
7 5 (1.20%) Zapier
8 4 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (0.72%) Serverless
10 2 (0.48%) PaaS
11 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.95%) HTTP
2 30 (7.23%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.61%) Internet
4 9 (2.17%) AMQP
5 8 (1.93%) Network Security
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.53%) MySQL
2 48 (11.57%) NoSQL
3 35 (8.43%) Big Data
4 27 (6.51%) MongoDB
5 20 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 20 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 17 (4.10%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.61%) HBase
8 14 (3.37%) SQL Server
9 11 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.69%) Redis
13 6 (1.45%) Hazelcast
13 6 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 5 (1.20%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.96%) Amazon QuickSight
15 4 (0.96%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.96%) Pentaho
15 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 79 (19.04%) Jenkins
2 64 (15.42%) Git (software)
2 64 (15.42%) Maven
3 44 (10.60%) Subversion
4 43 (10.36%) Eclipse
5 42 (10.12%) JUnit
6 38 (9.16%) Selenium
7 18 (4.34%) JIRA
8 13 (3.13%) Mockito
9 12 (2.89%) IntelliJ
10 9 (2.17%) Gradle
11 6 (1.45%) Bitbucket
11 6 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.96%) Ant
12 4 (0.96%) Gatling
12 4 (0.96%) JMeter
12 4 (0.96%) NetBeans
12 4 (0.96%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (12.29%) Finance
2 15 (3.61%) Banking
3 11 (2.65%) Retail
4 9 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.93%) Advertising
6 7 (1.69%) Electronics
6 7 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.69%) Marketing
7 3 (0.72%) Law
8 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.48%) Games
8 2 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (60.96%) Spring
2 132 (31.81%) HTML
3 130 (31.33%) CSS
3 130 (31.33%) J2EE
4 129 (31.08%) Hibernate
4 129 (31.08%) Web Services
5 95 (22.89%) REST
6 94 (22.65%) AngularJS
7 73 (17.59%) RESTful
8 70 (16.87%) JMS
9 61 (14.70%) Java EE
9 61 (14.70%) Servlets
10 58 (13.98%) JSON
11 56 (13.49%) XML
12 53 (12.77%) Struts
13 52 (12.53%) Spring Boot
14 43 (10.36%) JSP
15 39 (9.40%) Node.js
16 34 (8.19%) JDBC
17 32 (7.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.76%) Computer Science
2 46 (11.08%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.37%) User Experience
6 8 (1.93%) Fintech
7 7 (1.69%) Robotics
7 7 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.48%) Blog
10 2 (0.48%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.24%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.24%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.24%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.24%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 101 (24.34%) Linux
2 45 (10.84%) Windows
3 23 (5.54%) Unix
4 15 (3.61%) Android
5 11 (2.65%) Mac OS
6 8 (1.93%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.24%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (34.70%) TDD
3 103 (24.82%) OO
4 90 (21.69%) Software Engineering
5 81 (19.52%) Scrum
6 80 (19.28%) Continuous Integration
7 74 (17.83%) MVC
8 70 (16.87%) Mentoring
9 63 (15.18%) Microservices
10 45 (10.84%) SOA
10 45 (10.84%) Unit Testing
11 38 (9.16%) Open Source
12 35 (8.43%) Machine Learning
13 34 (8.19%) E-Commerce
13 34 (8.19%) OOA/OOD
14 32 (7.71%) Test Automation
15 30 (7.23%) Software Architecture
15 30 (7.23%) Use Case
16 28 (6.75%) OOD
16 28 (6.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 415 (100.00%) Java
2 170 (40.96%) JavaScript
3 130 (31.33%) SQL
4 99 (23.86%) Java 8
5 31 (7.47%) C++
6 28 (6.75%) C#
7 26 (6.27%) PHP
8 20 (4.82%) C
9 18 (4.34%) Scala
10 17 (4.10%) Python
11 16 (3.86%) ActionScript
12 14 (3.37%) R
13 10 (2.41%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.93%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.20%) Go
16 4 (0.96%) Java 9
17 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.48%) Groovy
17 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 117 (28.19%) Degree
2 51 (12.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.17%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) GDPR
3 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (12.53%) Docker
2 15 (3.61%) HDFS
3 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 23 (5.54%) Ansible
2 13 (3.13%) Kubernetes
3 11 (2.65%) Puppet
4 8 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.93%) Terraform
5 3 (0.72%) Salt
6 2 (0.48%) Kibana
6 2 (0.48%) logstash
7 1 (0.24%) Packer
Vendors
1 37 (8.92%) Oracle
2 12 (2.89%) Google
3 8 (1.93%) IBM
4 7 (1.69%) SAP
5 6 (1.45%) Sun
5 6 (1.45%) Talend
6 5 (1.20%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.96%) Birst
7 4 (0.96%) Capita
8 3 (0.72%) Cadence
9 2 (0.48%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.48%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.48%) Sybase
10 1 (0.24%) F5
10 1 (0.24%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.24%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.24%) Unisys