Period
to 18 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 248 272
Rank change year-on-year +17 +24 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 370 367 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.32% 1.17% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.21% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 349 288 319
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,475 £73,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +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 26,980 30,206 32,638
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.69% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22,284 25,196 27,310
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 December 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 December 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 -54 126 £60,000 +1.69% 19
West Sussex +54 81 £67,500 +50.00% 7
East Sussex +28 66 £60,000 +29.73% 5
Berkshire -55 62 £63,750 +6.25% 9
Surrey +8 58 £67,500 +22.73% 6
Hampshire +28 37 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Buckinghamshire +25 33 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Oxfordshire -8 31 £57,500 - 5
Kent +21 2 £48,750 -7.14%
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 December 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.

1 370 (100.00%) Java
2 209 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (48.38%) Spring
4 110 (29.73%) Software Engineering
5 104 (28.11%) JavaScript
6 103 (27.84%) Microservices
7 97 (26.22%) TDD
8 81 (21.89%) HTML
9 80 (21.62%) Java 8
10 69 (18.65%) J2EE
11 68 (18.38%) AngularJS
12 66 (17.84%) CSS
12 66 (17.84%) Finance
13 62 (16.76%) OO
14 61 (16.49%) Customer Requirements
15 58 (15.68%) Hibernate
16 57 (15.41%) SQL
17 55 (14.86%) Linux
18 50 (13.51%) Eclipse
18 50 (13.51%) Spring Boot
19 49 (13.24%) JSP
20 47 (12.70%) Web Services
20 47 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
21 46 (12.43%) Mentoring
22 45 (12.16%) Oracle
23 44 (11.89%) Git (software)
24 43 (11.62%) Servlets
24 43 (11.62%) Docker
25 42 (11.35%) HTML5
26 41 (11.08%) Multithreading

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 18 (4.86%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.05%) JBoss
3 8 (2.16%) Confluence
3 8 (2.16%) WildFly
4 7 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.35%) Apache
5 5 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (0.81%) Commerce Server
6 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.54%) GemFire
7 2 (0.54%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.89%) GitHub
4 5 (1.35%) PaaS
5 4 (1.08%) SaaS
6 3 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.81%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.54%) Apigee
7 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.22%) HTTP
2 15 (4.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) AMQP
4 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.92%) NoSQL
2 31 (8.38%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.84%) MySQL
4 28 (7.57%) RDBMS
5 20 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.78%) Hadoop
6 14 (3.78%) SQL Server
7 13 (3.51%) Big Data
8 12 (3.24%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.16%) CouchDB
10 7 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.35%) VoltDB
13 4 (1.08%) HBase
14 3 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.81%) Apache Hive
14 3 (0.81%) Blockchain
15 2 (0.54%) Hazelcast
15 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 50 (13.51%) Eclipse
2 44 (11.89%) Git (software)
3 36 (9.73%) Maven
4 35 (9.46%) Jenkins
5 28 (7.57%) JUnit
6 26 (7.03%) NetBeans
7 18 (4.86%) JIRA
8 11 (2.97%) Gradle
9 10 (2.70%) Mockito
10 9 (2.43%) Selenium
11 6 (1.62%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.62%) Subversion
12 4 (1.08%) git-flow
12 4 (1.08%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.81%) Apache Ivy
13 3 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.81%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.81%) Spock
14 2 (0.54%) gulp
General
1 66 (17.84%) Finance
2 25 (6.76%) Retail
3 20 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.70%) Marketing
5 9 (2.43%) Electronics
5 9 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.35%) Advertising
6 5 (1.35%) Publishing
7 4 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.08%) Banking
8 3 (0.81%) Automotive
9 2 (0.54%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (48.38%) Spring
2 81 (21.89%) HTML
3 69 (18.65%) J2EE
4 68 (18.38%) AngularJS
5 66 (17.84%) CSS
6 58 (15.68%) Hibernate
7 50 (13.51%) Spring Boot
8 49 (13.24%) JSP
9 47 (12.70%) Web Services
10 43 (11.62%) Servlets
11 42 (11.35%) HTML5
12 41 (11.08%) XML
13 38 (10.27%) Java ME
13 38 (10.27%) Java SE
14 34 (9.19%) RESTful
15 29 (7.84%) REST
16 27 (7.30%) React
17 26 (7.03%) Struts
18 25 (6.76%) Java EE
19 24 (6.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.73%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (9.19%) Fintech
3 14 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.16%) Algorithms
5 8 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.62%) NHS
7 5 (1.35%) Clustering
7 5 (1.35%) PKI
8 3 (0.81%) Internet of Things
8 3 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.81%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.81%) User Experience
8 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.54%) Replication
9 2 (0.54%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.54%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.27%) Online Gambling
10 1 (0.27%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 55 (14.86%) Linux
2 37 (10.00%) Android
3 18 (4.86%) Unix
4 16 (4.32%) Windows
5 10 (2.70%) DC/OS
5 10 (2.70%) Mesosphere
6 3 (0.81%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.54%) VMS
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (29.73%) Software Engineering
3 103 (27.84%) Microservices
4 97 (26.22%) TDD
5 62 (16.76%) OO
6 61 (16.49%) Customer Requirements
7 46 (12.43%) Mentoring
8 41 (11.08%) Multithreading
8 41 (11.08%) Scrum
8 41 (11.08%) SOA
9 31 (8.38%) OOA/OOD
10 29 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (7.84%) DevOps
11 28 (7.57%) E-Commerce
12 24 (6.49%) Web Development
13 23 (6.22%) OOD
14 21 (5.68%) Machine Learning
14 21 (5.68%) SDLC
15 20 (5.41%) Computer Science
15 20 (5.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 370 (100.00%) Java
2 104 (28.11%) JavaScript
3 80 (21.62%) Java 8
4 57 (15.41%) SQL
5 18 (4.86%) Python
6 14 (3.78%) Scala
7 13 (3.51%) Go
8 9 (2.43%) C++
9 8 (2.16%) Cython
10 6 (1.62%) Groovy
10 6 (1.62%) PHP
10 6 (1.62%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.62%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.35%) Perl
11 5 (1.35%) Ruby
11 5 (1.35%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.54%) C
13 2 (0.54%) Java 9
13 2 (0.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 40 (10.81%) Degree
2 12 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.97%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.97%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) DICOM
3 2 (0.54%) GDPR
3 2 (0.54%) PSD2
4 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 43 (11.62%) Docker
2 3 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (0.81%) HDFS
3 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.54%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.05%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.89%) Ansible
3 5 (1.35%) Puppet
4 4 (1.08%) Terraform
5 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (12.16%) Oracle
2 9 (2.43%) SAP
2 9 (2.43%) Splunk
3 5 (1.35%) Apple
4 3 (0.81%) ATG
5 2 (0.54%) Ab Initio
5 2 (0.54%) Cadence
5 2 (0.54%) Google
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.54%) VMware
5 2 (0.54%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.27%) Birst
6 1 (0.27%) Rackspace