The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Engineer - Java
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 383 413 436
Rank change year-on-year +30 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 13 29 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 30
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £41,550
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 13973 17912 20759
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.60% 96.94% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11705 15216 16890
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Senior Java Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in the South East

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in the South East

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Software Engineer in the South East

Senior Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +9 5 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Berkshire +35 4 £67,500 -3.57% 3
Hampshire +10 4 £90,000 +80.00%
Senior Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Senior Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 14 (58.33%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) OO
5 11 (45.83%) OOD
5 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (45.83%) VMware
5 11 (45.83%) Java EE
5 11 (45.83%) High Availability
6 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
6 10 (41.67%) Python
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
7 9 (37.50%) Scrum
8 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 7 (29.17%) J2EE
9 7 (29.17%) Spring
10 6 (25.00%) Maven
10 6 (25.00%) TDD
10 6 (25.00%) RESTful
10 6 (25.00%) REST
11 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
11 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
11 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
11 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
11 5 (20.83%) JSON
12 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
12 4 (16.67%) JMS
12 4 (16.67%) HTML

Senior Java Software Engineer 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 4 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) QUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 4 (16.67%) Publishing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Java EE
2 7 (29.17%) J2EE
2 7 (29.17%) Spring
3 6 (25.00%) REST
3 6 (25.00%) RESTful
4 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.83%) JSON
4 5 (20.83%) Spring Boot
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) JMS
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 2 (8.33%) Node.js
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.17%) HTML5
8 1 (4.17%) Lucene
8 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (54.17%) OO
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) High Availability
3 11 (45.83%) OOD
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
5 8 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Kanban
9 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.33%) MVC
9 2 (8.33%) OOP
9 2 (8.33%) SDLC
9 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) User Stories
10 1 (4.17%) Coaching
10 1 (4.17%) Microservices
10 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 10 (41.67%) Python
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Packer
1 4 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) F5
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
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