Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 291 285
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 39 49 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.50% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37 45 62
South West median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -3.16%
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +3.14%

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 9,373 9,834 10,160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 97.15% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7,497 8,129 8,549
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +6 23 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Wiltshire -2 9 £55,000 -4.35%
Dorset +8 6 £52,500 +5.00%
Somerset +12 1 £55,000 -4.35%
Senior Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (94.87%) Software Engineering
3 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (66.67%) Web Services
5 20 (51.28%) C++
5 20 (51.28%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (48.72%) SQL
7 17 (43.59%) Oracle
7 17 (43.59%) DB2
8 11 (28.21%) OO
8 11 (28.21%) C
8 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
9 10 (25.64%) Python
10 9 (23.08%) GWT
10 9 (23.08%) REST
10 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
11 7 (17.95%) Google
11 7 (17.95%) Spring
12 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
13 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (12.82%) Docker
13 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
13 5 (12.82%) API Development
13 5 (12.82%) JPA
13 5 (12.82%) RESTful
13 5 (12.82%) PHP
13 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
13 5 (12.82%) J2EE
13 5 (12.82%) MySQL

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 4 (10.26%) Apache
1 4 (10.26%) JBoss
2 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.56%) 4G
2 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) DB2
2 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
4 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.69%) Big Data
6 2 (5.13%) JasperReports
7 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JUnit
2 4 (10.26%) Ant
2 4 (10.26%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (66.67%) Web Services
2 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
3 9 (23.08%) GWT
3 9 (23.08%) REST
4 7 (17.95%) Spring
5 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.82%) J2EE
6 5 (12.82%) JPA
6 5 (12.82%) RESTful
7 4 (10.26%) JMS
7 4 (10.26%) JSON
8 3 (7.69%) CSS
8 3 (7.69%) Java EE
9 2 (5.13%) Ajax
9 2 (5.13%) Apache Flex
9 2 (5.13%) AWT
9 2 (5.13%) Middleware
9 2 (5.13%) Swing
10 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Software Engineering
2 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (51.28%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (28.21%) OO
5 5 (12.82%) API Development
5 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.26%) Open Source
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Machine Learning
7 3 (7.69%) OOD
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
8 2 (5.13%) Analytics
8 2 (5.13%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.13%) Decision-Making
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Information Exploitation
8 2 (5.13%) Scrum
9 1 (2.56%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) C++
3 19 (48.72%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) C
5 10 (25.64%) Python
6 5 (12.82%) PHP
7 4 (10.26%) C#
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.13%) Java 8
10 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian