Period
to 17 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 273 270
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +84
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 329 356 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 1.11% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.15% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 269 300 439
South East median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +10.58% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £38,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +4.55%

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 29,740 31,030 39,044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.90% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,823 25,764 33,036
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +23 180 £57,500 +4.55% 22
Berkshire +56 103 £59,000 +2.61% 5
Surrey +30 71 £55,000 -21.43% 6
Oxfordshire -3 48 £57,500 - 8
East Sussex -5 31 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -23 30 £50,000 - 9
Hampshire -32 24 £45,000 -14.29% 2
West Sussex -10 21 £45,000 -26.53% 3
Kent +19 2 £63,750 +15.91% 1
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 January 2018, 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.

1 329 (100.00%) Java
2 189 (57.45%) Spring
3 178 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (39.82%) TDD
5 127 (38.60%) Web Services
6 118 (35.87%) JavaScript
7 112 (34.04%) SQL
8 93 (28.27%) Continuous Integration
9 92 (27.96%) HTML
10 86 (26.14%) J2EE
11 84 (25.53%) Software Engineering
12 83 (25.23%) Degree
13 81 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
14 78 (23.71%) Hibernate
15 77 (23.40%) Linux
16 76 (23.10%) CSS
17 75 (22.80%) REST
18 67 (20.36%) AngularJS
19 65 (19.76%) Microservices
20 60 (18.24%) Scrum
21 59 (17.93%) RESTful
21 59 (17.93%) Mentoring
22 56 (17.02%) OO
23 53 (16.11%) XML
23 53 (16.11%) Computer Science
24 48 (14.59%) JSON
24 48 (14.59%) Windows
24 48 (14.59%) Maven
25 45 (13.68%) Subversion
25 45 (13.68%) JUnit

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 20 (6.08%) JBoss
2 17 (5.17%) Tomcat
2 17 (5.17%) WebLogic
3 13 (3.95%) Apache Solr
4 11 (3.34%) Confluence
5 9 (2.74%) Drupal
5 9 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (2.74%) SAS
6 7 (2.13%) Apache
6 7 (2.13%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.52%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.52%) WildFly
8 2 (0.61%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (0.61%) Jetty
8 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.30%) CMS
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 81 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.69%) Amazon SQS
3 12 (3.65%) SaaS
4 11 (3.34%) GitHub
5 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.91%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.08%) AMQP
2 19 (5.78%) Internet
3 13 (3.95%) HTTP
4 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.07%) MySQL
2 36 (10.94%) NoSQL
3 33 (10.03%) Big Data
4 28 (8.51%) Relational Database
5 24 (7.29%) Hadoop
6 23 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (6.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (5.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (5.47%) HBase
10 15 (4.56%) SQL Server
11 10 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.04%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.52%) Redis
13 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.30%) MariaDB
14 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 48 (14.59%) Maven
2 45 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 45 (13.68%) JUnit
2 45 (13.68%) Subversion
3 41 (12.46%) Eclipse
4 37 (11.25%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.56%) Selenium
6 14 (4.26%) JIRA
7 9 (2.74%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (2.43%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.82%) Ant
10 5 (1.52%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.22%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.91%) GitLab
12 3 (0.91%) Log4j
12 3 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.61%) DbUnit
13 2 (0.61%) NetBeans
13 2 (0.61%) TestNG
General
1 28 (8.51%) Finance
2 10 (3.04%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.74%) Marketing
4 8 (2.43%) Electronics
4 8 (2.43%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.52%) Law
5 5 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.22%) Retail
7 3 (0.91%) Advertising
7 3 (0.91%) Banking
8 2 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (57.45%) Spring
2 127 (38.60%) Web Services
3 92 (27.96%) HTML
4 86 (26.14%) J2EE
5 78 (23.71%) Hibernate
6 76 (23.10%) CSS
7 75 (22.80%) REST
8 67 (20.36%) AngularJS
9 59 (17.93%) RESTful
10 53 (16.11%) XML
11 48 (14.59%) JSON
12 42 (12.77%) Java EE
13 39 (11.85%) Spring Boot
14 30 (9.12%) SOAP
15 28 (8.51%) Node.js
16 27 (8.21%) Servlets
17 24 (7.29%) RabbitMQ
18 22 (6.69%) Ajax
18 22 (6.69%) JMS
18 22 (6.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.11%) Computer Science
2 36 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (7.60%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.56%) Fintech
5 7 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.52%) Clustering
6 5 (1.52%) Life Science
7 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.61%) PKI
7 2 (0.61%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.61%) User Experience
8 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 77 (23.40%) Linux
2 48 (14.59%) Windows
3 39 (11.85%) Unix
4 17 (5.17%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (39.82%) TDD
3 93 (28.27%) Continuous Integration
4 84 (25.53%) Software Engineering
5 65 (19.76%) Microservices
6 60 (18.24%) Scrum
7 59 (17.93%) Mentoring
8 56 (17.02%) OO
9 36 (10.94%) SDLC
10 31 (9.42%) Unit Testing
11 26 (7.90%) BDD
12 23 (6.99%) MVC
13 21 (6.38%) High Availability
13 21 (6.38%) Kanban
14 18 (5.47%) DevOps
14 18 (5.47%) OOD
15 16 (4.86%) Test Automation
16 15 (4.56%) Domain Models
16 15 (4.56%) User Stories
17 14 (4.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 329 (100.00%) Java
2 118 (35.87%) JavaScript
3 112 (34.04%) SQL
4 29 (8.81%) C++
5 17 (5.17%) PHP
6 16 (4.86%) PL/SQL
6 16 (4.86%) R
7 15 (4.56%) C#
7 15 (4.56%) Python
8 11 (3.34%) ActionScript
8 11 (3.34%) C
9 8 (2.43%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.13%) Scala
11 2 (0.61%) Clojure
11 2 (0.61%) Groovy
11 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.30%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.30%) Perl
12 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 83 (25.23%) Degree
2 37 (11.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.34%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.30%) GCP
1 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 31 (9.42%) Docker
2 19 (5.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.04%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.74%) Puppet
3 6 (1.82%) Ansible
3 6 (1.82%) Terraform
4 3 (0.91%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.61%) Packer
Vendors
1 42 (12.77%) Oracle
2 9 (2.74%) SAP
2 9 (2.74%) Talend
3 7 (2.13%) Google
4 5 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.91%) Capita
5 3 (0.91%) hybris
5 3 (0.91%) Sun
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe
6 2 (0.61%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.61%) IBM
6 2 (0.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.30%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore