Period
to 18 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

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 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 306 239 233
Rank change year-on-year -67 -6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 104 144 348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.98% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.03% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 94 126 326
10th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £43,125
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £81,750 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +7.14%

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 14,170 14,014 25,245
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.86% 95.39% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10,380 11,508 20,862
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

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 June 2021. 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 -14 53 £63,750 -1.92% 7
Berkshire -3 34 £67,500 +8.00% 4
Surrey +1 23 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Hampshire -45 22 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Oxfordshire +4 16 £60,000 -12.73% 2
East Sussex -9 5 £52,500 -16.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -27 3 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Kent - 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 18 June 2021, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 63 (60.58%) Spring
3 45 (43.27%) Docker
4 41 (39.42%) JavaScript
5 40 (38.46%) Microservices
5 40 (38.46%) Kubernetes
6 38 (36.54%) Spring Boot
7 31 (29.81%) REST
8 28 (26.92%) AngularJS
9 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (21.15%) HTML
10 22 (21.15%) AWS
11 21 (20.19%) SQL
12 20 (19.23%) Kafka
13 19 (18.27%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (18.27%) React
14 18 (17.31%) Fintech
15 17 (16.35%) Linux
16 16 (15.38%) NoSQL
17 14 (13.46%) High Availability
17 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
18 13 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
19 12 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
19 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
19 12 (11.54%) RESTful
19 12 (11.54%) Hibernate
19 12 (11.54%) Scrum
20 11 (10.58%) HTML5
20 11 (10.58%) Node.js
20 11 (10.58%) Problem-Solving

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 13 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.65%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.85%) Confluence
4 3 (2.88%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.15%) AWS
2 10 (9.62%) SaaS
3 9 (8.65%) GCP
4 7 (6.73%) Azure
5 6 (5.77%) GitHub
6 2 (1.92%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 10 (9.62%) MongoDB
2 10 (9.62%) MySQL
3 9 (8.65%) Redis
4 7 (6.73%) MariaDB
5 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.88%) Big Data
6 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.69%) Gradle
3 8 (7.69%) Maven
4 6 (5.77%) JIRA
5 4 (3.85%) JUnit
6 2 (1.92%) Ant
6 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.92%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (7.69%) Social Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.81%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (60.58%) Spring
2 38 (36.54%) Spring Boot
3 31 (29.81%) REST
4 28 (26.92%) AngularJS
5 22 (21.15%) HTML
6 20 (19.23%) Kafka
7 19 (18.27%) RabbitMQ
7 19 (18.27%) React
8 12 (11.54%) Hibernate
8 12 (11.54%) RESTful
9 11 (10.58%) HTML5
9 11 (10.58%) Node.js
10 10 (9.62%) Ajax
10 10 (9.62%) CSS
11 9 (8.65%) Java EE
12 8 (7.69%) J2EE
13 7 (6.73%) Memcached
14 6 (5.77%) Apache Flex
14 6 (5.77%) Vue.js
15 5 (4.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.73%) NHS
3 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.96%) Online Games
3 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Linux
2 7 (6.73%) Windows
3 6 (5.77%) Ubuntu
4 5 (4.81%) Android
4 5 (4.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.92%) Unix
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) Microservices
2 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.31%) Fintech
4 14 (13.46%) High Availability
5 12 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (11.54%) Scrum
6 11 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (9.62%) Kanban
7 10 (9.62%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.73%) Infographics
8 7 (6.73%) Infrastructure as Code
9 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.77%) TDD
9 6 (5.77%) Web Development
10 5 (4.81%) BDD
10 5 (4.81%) Line Management
10 5 (4.81%) Mobile Development
10 5 (4.81%) OOP
10 5 (4.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 4 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (39.42%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.19%) SQL
4 10 (9.62%) TypeScript
5 6 (5.77%) Java 8
6 5 (4.81%) PHP
6 5 (4.81%) Python
7 4 (3.85%) C#
8 3 (2.88%) Kotlin
9 2 (1.92%) C++
9 2 (1.92%) Groovy
9 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) PhD
2 1 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (43.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 40 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 10 (9.62%) Ansible
2 10 (9.62%) Terraform
3 2 (1.92%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.96%) Kibana
4 1 (0.96%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (8.65%) Google
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle
3 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.92%) Solace
3 2 (1.92%) Splunk
4 1 (0.96%) IBM