Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

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

Senior Java Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 288 315
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 42 46 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.47% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 42 61 33
South West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -7.32%
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £38,150
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £64,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 10,272 9,880 10,870
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.74% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8,523 8,242 9,111
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Engineer in the South West

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Engineer in the South West

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Engineer in the South West

Senior Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Bristol +16 29 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Gloucestershire +37 8 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Somerset +2 5 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Senior Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, Senior Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (90.48%) Software Engineering
4 24 (57.14%) J2EE
5 20 (47.62%) OO
6 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
7 18 (42.86%) HTML
7 18 (42.86%) CSS
7 18 (42.86%) AngularJS
8 17 (40.48%) Microservices
9 14 (33.33%) Docker
9 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 14 (33.33%) Web Services
10 13 (30.95%) Spring
10 13 (30.95%) REST
10 13 (30.95%) RESTful
10 13 (30.95%) HTML5
11 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
11 12 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
11 12 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 12 (28.57%) Finance
12 11 (26.19%) Python
13 10 (23.81%) Oracle
14 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
14 9 (21.43%) Coaching
14 9 (21.43%) Spring Boot
15 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
15 8 (19.05%) OOD

Senior Java Engineer 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 8 (19.05%) JBoss
1 8 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) Mule
3 4 (9.52%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
4 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
4 7 (16.67%) MySQL
5 6 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (7.14%) BigQuery
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.38%) Big Data
7 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
1 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.52%) Selenium
1 4 (9.52%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Games
3 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) J2EE
2 18 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 18 (42.86%) CSS
2 18 (42.86%) HTML
3 14 (33.33%) Web Services
4 13 (30.95%) HTML5
4 13 (30.95%) REST
4 13 (30.95%) RESTful
4 13 (30.95%) Spring
5 12 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (21.43%) Spring Boot
7 7 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 6 (14.29%) GWT
8 6 (14.29%) JPA
9 4 (9.52%) Lucene
9 4 (9.52%) Velocity
10 1 (2.38%) CSS3
10 1 (2.38%) XML
10 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (90.48%) Software Engineering
3 20 (47.62%) OO
4 17 (40.48%) Microservices
5 12 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Coaching
7 8 (19.05%) OOD
7 8 (19.05%) Scrum
8 7 (16.67%) BDD
8 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (16.67%) DevOps
8 7 (16.67%) TDD
9 6 (14.29%) API Development
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (9.52%) Project Management
11 4 (9.52%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) Python
4 8 (19.05%) Java 8
5 7 (16.67%) C#
6 6 (14.29%) PHP
7 5 (11.90%) Scala
7 5 (11.90%) SQL
8 2 (4.76%) Go
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) QA
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) Google
3 3 (7.14%) Atlassian