Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 232 316
Rank change year-on-year -3 +84 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 377 376 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.27% 1.30% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.34% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 342 270 305
South East median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,800
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 28,605 28,002 34,747
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.72% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23,790 23,362 29,378
South East median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -30 181 £62,500 +8.70% 17
Berkshire -23 97 £65,000 +4.00% 10
East Sussex +34 67 £45,000 -12.20% 4
Surrey -33 51 £62,500 +9.65% 14
Buckinghamshire +9 50 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Hampshire +20 48 £55,000 - 7
Oxfordshire -6 36 £65,000 +13.04% 4
West Sussex +11 28 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Kent +9 5 £46,250 -9.76%
Middlesex - 2 £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 18 September 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.

1 377 (100.00%) Java
2 215 (57.03%) Spring
3 201 (53.32%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (41.11%) JavaScript
5 124 (32.89%) TDD
6 114 (30.24%) HTML
7 103 (27.32%) CSS
8 98 (25.99%) J2EE
8 98 (25.99%) OO
9 97 (25.73%) Hibernate
10 95 (25.20%) Java 8
11 93 (24.67%) Web Services
12 92 (24.40%) SQL
13 82 (21.75%) Linux
14 80 (21.22%) AngularJS
15 76 (20.16%) Degree
16 74 (19.63%) Software Engineering
17 71 (18.83%) Scrum
18 69 (18.30%) REST
19 64 (16.98%) Microservices
19 64 (16.98%) Servlets
20 61 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
21 57 (15.12%) RESTful
22 56 (14.85%) Jenkins
23 54 (14.32%) Mentoring
23 54 (14.32%) Maven
23 54 (14.32%) Java EE
24 52 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
25 51 (13.53%) MVC
26 50 (13.26%) Computer Science

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 36 (9.55%) JBoss
2 30 (7.96%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.51%) WildFly
4 13 (3.45%) Apache
5 10 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.12%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.86%) Confluence
8 7 (1.86%) nginx
9 6 (1.59%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.59%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.80%) Commerce Server
13 2 (0.53%) Drupal
13 2 (0.53%) GemFire
13 2 (0.53%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.53%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 61 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.71%) GitHub
4 7 (1.86%) PaaS
5 5 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.33%) SaaS
6 4 (1.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (1.06%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.80%) IaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.27%) Serverless
8 1 (0.27%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.16%) HTTP
2 25 (6.63%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.92%) Internet
4 6 (1.59%) AMQP
5 4 (1.06%) Network Security
6 1 (0.27%) DNS
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) Skype
6 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.94%) MySQL
2 39 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.37%) Relational Database
4 23 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (5.84%) Big Data
6 17 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 17 (4.51%) MongoDB
7 16 (4.24%) Hadoop
7 16 (4.24%) SQL Server
8 13 (3.45%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.39%) HBase
11 7 (1.86%) Redis
12 5 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.33%) Hazelcast
13 4 (1.06%) Amazon QuickSight
13 4 (1.06%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.06%) Pentaho
13 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 56 (14.85%) Jenkins
2 54 (14.32%) Maven
3 49 (13.00%) Eclipse
4 43 (11.41%) Git (software)
5 38 (10.08%) JUnit
6 28 (7.43%) Subversion
7 23 (6.10%) JIRA
8 20 (5.31%) Mockito
9 18 (4.77%) Selenium
10 15 (3.98%) NetBeans
11 10 (2.65%) IntelliJ
12 9 (2.39%) Gradle
13 7 (1.86%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.59%) git-flow
15 4 (1.06%) Gatling
15 4 (1.06%) JMeter
15 4 (1.06%) SpecFlow
16 3 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
16 3 (0.80%) TeamCity
16 3 (0.80%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (11.41%) Finance
2 16 (4.24%) Banking
3 15 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.71%) Retail
5 7 (1.86%) Electronics
5 7 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.86%) Marketing
6 5 (1.33%) Advertising
6 5 (1.33%) Publishing
7 4 (1.06%) Law
8 3 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.80%) Automotive
9 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (57.03%) Spring
2 114 (30.24%) HTML
3 103 (27.32%) CSS
4 98 (25.99%) J2EE
5 97 (25.73%) Hibernate
6 93 (24.67%) Web Services
7 80 (21.22%) AngularJS
8 69 (18.30%) REST
9 64 (16.98%) Servlets
10 57 (15.12%) RESTful
11 54 (14.32%) Java EE
12 50 (13.26%) Spring Boot
13 49 (13.00%) JSP
13 49 (13.00%) XML
14 48 (12.73%) JMS
15 40 (10.61%) HTML5
16 35 (9.28%) JSON
16 35 (9.28%) Struts
17 33 (8.75%) jQuery
18 28 (7.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.26%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.88%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.18%) User Experience
5 11 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.65%) Fintech
7 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.06%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.06%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.06%) NHS
8 4 (1.06%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.06%) Robotics
9 3 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.53%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.53%) Blog
10 2 (0.53%) Replication
11 1 (0.27%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 82 (21.75%) Linux
2 35 (9.28%) Windows
3 24 (6.37%) Android
4 15 (3.98%) Unix
5 5 (1.33%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.27%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (53.32%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (32.89%) TDD
3 98 (25.99%) OO
4 74 (19.63%) Software Engineering
5 71 (18.83%) Scrum
6 64 (16.98%) Microservices
7 54 (14.32%) Mentoring
8 52 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (13.53%) MVC
10 45 (11.94%) SOA
11 36 (9.55%) OOA/OOD
12 35 (9.28%) Open Source
12 35 (9.28%) Unit Testing
13 34 (9.02%) Multithreading
14 29 (7.69%) Software Architecture
15 27 (7.16%) Use Case
16 26 (6.90%) SDLC
17 25 (6.63%) Machine Learning
17 25 (6.63%) Test Automation
18 24 (6.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 377 (100.00%) Java
2 155 (41.11%) JavaScript
3 95 (25.20%) Java 8
4 92 (24.40%) SQL
5 20 (5.31%) C++
6 18 (4.77%) Python
7 17 (4.51%) C#
8 15 (3.98%) Scala
9 11 (2.92%) C
10 10 (2.65%) PHP
11 7 (1.86%) ActionScript
11 7 (1.86%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.59%) Java 9
12 6 (1.59%) R
13 5 (1.33%) Groovy
14 4 (1.06%) Go
14 4 (1.06%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.06%) Perl
15 3 (0.80%) Ruby
15 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (20.16%) Degree
2 30 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.98%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) GDPR
3 3 (0.80%) DICOM
4 2 (0.53%) PSD2
System Software
1 37 (9.81%) Docker
2 10 (2.65%) HDFS
3 4 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (5.84%) Ansible
2 13 (3.45%) Puppet
3 12 (3.18%) Kubernetes
4 10 (2.65%) Terraform
5 8 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.53%) Kibana
6 2 (0.53%) logstash
7 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (10.34%) Oracle
2 7 (1.86%) SAP
3 6 (1.59%) Google
3 6 (1.59%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.33%) Cadence
5 4 (1.06%) Birst
5 4 (1.06%) Capita
5 4 (1.06%) IBM
6 3 (0.80%) Ab Initio
6 3 (0.80%) ATG
6 3 (0.80%) Sun
7 2 (0.53%) Apple
7 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.53%) Sybase
7 2 (0.53%) Talend
8 1 (0.27%) F5
8 1 (0.27%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.27%) Splunk
8 1 (0.27%) Unisys
8 1 (0.27%) VMware