Period
to 24 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 West
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 197 204 216
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 52 126 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 1.28% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.32% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 51 142 142
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +0.96% -5.45%
10th Percentile £43,250 £43,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,679 9,512 10,345
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 96.73% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4,628 7,559 8,581
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,557 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.74% +0.13% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,475 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the South West

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 24 May 2020.

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 6 months to 24 May 2020. 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
Bristol +55 40 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Wiltshire +35 5 £60,000 +9.09%
Somerset +19 5 £52,500 - 1
Gloucestershire +5 2 - -
Senior Java Developer
England

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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 West region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (82.69%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (59.62%) Spring
3 31 (59.62%) AngularJS
4 30 (57.69%) Web Services
5 25 (48.08%) OO
6 24 (46.15%) TDD
6 24 (46.15%) BDD
7 22 (42.31%) TypeScript
8 21 (40.38%) SQL
8 21 (40.38%) Finance
9 20 (38.46%) Software Engineering
9 20 (38.46%) RESTful
9 20 (38.46%) Docker
10 17 (32.69%) Fintech
11 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
12 15 (28.85%) React
13 13 (25.00%) Scrum
14 12 (23.08%) AWS
14 12 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
15 11 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (21.15%) DevOps
15 11 (21.15%) Linux
16 10 (19.23%) OOA/OOD
16 10 (19.23%) HTML
16 10 (19.23%) CSS
16 10 (19.23%) GCP
17 9 (17.31%) Microservices
17 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (17.31%) Maven

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) AWS
2 10 (19.23%) GCP
3 3 (5.77%) Azure
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Maven
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) Gradle
4 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) jMock
5 1 (1.92%) JUnit
5 1 (1.92%) Liquibase
5 1 (1.92%) Mockito
5 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (40.38%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) AngularJS
1 31 (59.62%) Spring
2 30 (57.69%) Web Services
3 20 (38.46%) RESTful
4 15 (28.85%) React
5 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 10 (19.23%) HTML
6 7 (13.46%) J2EE
6 7 (13.46%) REST
6 7 (13.46%) Vue.js
7 6 (11.54%) Sass
8 5 (9.62%) SOAP
9 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.77%) CSS3
10 3 (5.77%) HTML5
10 3 (5.77%) JMS
10 3 (5.77%) jQuery
10 3 (5.77%) Node.js
11 2 (3.85%) JSON
11 2 (3.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (13.46%) N-Tier
2 6 (11.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Unix
3 4 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (82.69%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) OO
3 24 (46.15%) BDD
3 24 (46.15%) TDD
4 20 (38.46%) Software Engineering
5 17 (32.69%) Fintech
6 13 (25.00%) Scrum
7 12 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (21.15%) DevOps
8 11 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (19.23%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (17.31%) Microservices
11 6 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (11.54%) MVC
12 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
13 4 (7.69%) OOD
13 4 (7.69%) Sprint Planning
13 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
14 3 (5.77%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (42.31%) TypeScript
3 21 (40.38%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) Go
5 4 (7.69%) Java 8
5 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Google
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) VMware