The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
England / South West
Rank 142 171 183
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 87 81 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.74% 1.39% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.44% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 81 76 57
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  

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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4848 5643 5814
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.69% 96.73% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4042 4659 4875
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the South West

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in the South West

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the South West

Senior Java Developer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Gloucestershire +2 24 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Bristol -6 24 £56,250 +30.81% 3
Wiltshire +28 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Somerset 0 15 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Devon +5 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Dorset +31 3 £50,000 -32.20% 1
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 West region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 132 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (68.39%) Spring
4 81 (46.55%) Scrum
5 79 (45.40%) Hibernate
6 78 (44.83%) TDD
7 77 (44.25%) Tomcat
7 77 (44.25%) NoSQL
8 68 (39.08%) Git (software)
9 67 (38.51%) REST
10 63 (36.21%) JUnit
11 60 (34.48%) MongoDB
12 59 (33.91%) MVC
13 58 (33.33%) SQL
13 58 (33.33%) Web Services
14 56 (32.18%) XML
15 55 (31.61%) JBoss
15 55 (31.61%) Finance
16 50 (28.74%) SOAP
16 50 (28.74%) HTML
16 50 (28.74%) Amazon AWS
17 49 (28.16%) Kanban
18 48 (27.59%) JPA
18 48 (27.59%) Software Engineering
19 47 (27.01%) Spring MVC
20 46 (26.44%) JavaScript
21 45 (25.86%) JSON
22 44 (25.29%) JIRA
22 44 (25.29%) Oracle
23 42 (24.14%) OO

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 77 (44.25%) Tomcat
2 55 (31.61%) JBoss
3 32 (18.39%) Mule ESB
4 31 (17.82%) Mule
5 15 (8.62%) Apache
6 14 (8.05%) OpenStack
6 14 (8.05%) WebLogic
6 14 (8.05%) WebSphere
7 13 (7.47%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (6.90%) Apache Spark
9 10 (5.75%) Apache Solr
9 10 (5.75%) Jetty
10 8 (4.60%) IIS
11 7 (4.02%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (1.15%) CMS
12 2 (1.15%) Confluence
13 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 32 (18.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (28.74%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (17.82%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (16.67%) SaaS
4 14 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.30%) IaaS
5 4 (2.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.17%) Internet
2 7 (4.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (44.25%) NoSQL
2 60 (34.48%) MongoDB
3 33 (18.97%) MySQL
4 32 (18.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 25 (14.37%) Hadoop
5 25 (14.37%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (10.92%) SQL Server
7 15 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (8.05%) Big Data
8 14 (8.05%) Redis
9 11 (6.32%) Oracle Database
10 10 (5.75%) Couchbase
10 10 (5.75%) Relational Database
10 10 (5.75%) Riak
11 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.72%) Triplestore
14 2 (1.15%) Impala
15 1 (0.57%) Apache Accumulo
15 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 68 (39.08%) Git (software)
2 63 (36.21%) JUnit
3 44 (25.29%) JIRA
4 42 (24.14%) IntelliJ
4 42 (24.14%) Maven
5 31 (17.82%) Jenkins
6 24 (13.79%) Eclipse
7 23 (13.22%) Subversion
8 16 (9.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 15 (8.62%) Cucumber
10 14 (8.05%) Ant
11 13 (7.47%) Mockito
12 10 (5.75%) Selenium
13 6 (3.45%) Gradle
13 6 (3.45%) JMeter
13 6 (3.45%) Liquibase
13 6 (3.45%) Robot Framework
13 6 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (2.87%) Vagrant
15 4 (2.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 55 (31.61%) Finance
2 36 (20.69%) Electronics
2 36 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 34 (19.54%) Retail
4 32 (18.39%) Manufacturing
4 32 (18.39%) Marketing
5 5 (2.87%) Advertising
6 4 (2.30%) Banking
6 4 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.72%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (68.39%) Spring
2 79 (45.40%) Hibernate
3 67 (38.51%) REST
4 58 (33.33%) Web Services
5 56 (32.18%) XML
6 50 (28.74%) HTML
6 50 (28.74%) SOAP
7 48 (27.59%) JPA
8 47 (27.01%) Spring MVC
9 45 (25.86%) JSON
10 35 (20.11%) AngularJS
10 35 (20.11%) Spring Integration
11 32 (18.39%) Apache Camel
12 22 (12.64%) CSS
13 21 (12.07%) J2EE
14 18 (10.34%) JSP
15 17 (9.77%) React
16 16 (9.20%) HTML5
17 15 (8.62%) Java EE
18 12 (6.90%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.87%) Internet of Things
5 4 (2.30%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.30%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.72%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.56%) Linux
2 14 (8.05%) Unix
3 9 (5.17%) Windows
4 6 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.72%) Android
5 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (46.55%) Scrum
3 78 (44.83%) TDD
4 59 (33.91%) MVC
5 49 (28.16%) Kanban
6 48 (27.59%) Software Engineering
7 42 (24.14%) OO
8 38 (21.84%) BDD
8 38 (21.84%) Integration Testing
9 34 (19.54%) E-Commerce
10 32 (18.39%) Business Intelligence
10 32 (18.39%) Digital Marketing
10 32 (18.39%) Programme Management
11 31 (17.82%) Unit Testing
12 26 (14.94%) Automated Testing
12 26 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (14.94%) UML
13 18 (10.34%) Coaching
14 16 (9.20%) Mentoring
14 16 (9.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 174 (100.00%) Java
2 58 (33.33%) SQL
3 46 (26.44%) JavaScript
4 24 (13.79%) C#
5 17 (9.77%) Shell Script
6 16 (9.20%) Python
7 14 (8.05%) PHP
8 12 (6.90%) Go
9 10 (5.75%) C
10 7 (4.02%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.02%) C++
10 7 (4.02%) Perl
10 7 (4.02%) Scala
11 6 (3.45%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.45%) Ruby
12 4 (2.30%) Clojure
13 3 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.72%) SPARQL
14 2 (1.15%) F#
Qualifications
1 24 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.62%) Degree
4 5 (2.87%) PhD
5 2 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.30%) ISO 14001
3 2 (1.15%) TickIT
4 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.02%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.87%) Docker
3 4 (2.30%) Firmware
4 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (8.62%) Ansible
2 14 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (8.05%) Puppet
3 10 (5.75%) Kibana
3 10 (5.75%) logstash
3 10 (5.75%) Salt
4 1 (0.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 44 (25.29%) Oracle
2 32 (18.39%) SAP
3 31 (17.82%) Apple
4 4 (2.30%) Infobright
4 4 (2.30%) Serena
5 2 (1.15%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.57%) hybris
6 1 (0.57%) MuleSoft
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