Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 278 306
Rank change year-on-year -7 +28 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 46 61 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.60% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 50
South West median annual salary £56,250 £48,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.58% +1.58% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £33,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%

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 9,912 10,126 11,272
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.93% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8,162 8,486 9,484
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +4 30 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Somerset -21 9 £57,500 +51.32%
Dorset - 5 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire +37 3 £57,500 +4.55%
Wiltshire -11 2 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Devon +17 1 £67,500 +17.39%
Senior Java Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (95.65%) Software Engineering
3 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (56.52%) OO
5 24 (52.17%) Microservices
6 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 23 (50.00%) J2EE
6 23 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 22 (47.83%) AngularJS
8 21 (45.65%) NoSQL
8 21 (45.65%) HTML
8 21 (45.65%) CSS
9 19 (41.30%) Finance
9 19 (41.30%) HTML5
9 19 (41.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (39.13%) Spring
11 16 (34.78%) Spring Boot
12 13 (28.26%) TDD
12 13 (28.26%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (26.09%) Degree
13 12 (26.09%) Docker
13 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
13 12 (26.09%) Coaching
13 12 (26.09%) Computer Science
13 12 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (23.91%) DevOps
14 11 (23.91%) Scrum
14 11 (23.91%) SQL
15 9 (19.57%) Linux

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 7 (15.22%) JBoss
1 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.04%) Apache Spark
2 6 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (8.70%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.04%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (13.04%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) NoSQL
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.04%) Amazon Athena
4 6 (13.04%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (13.04%) BigQuery
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
1 6 (13.04%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) Mockito
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Electronics
3 4 (8.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) J2EE
2 22 (47.83%) AngularJS
3 21 (45.65%) CSS
3 21 (45.65%) HTML
4 19 (41.30%) HTML5
4 19 (41.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (39.13%) Spring
6 16 (34.78%) Spring Boot
7 9 (19.57%) RESTful
8 5 (10.87%) Velocity
8 5 (10.87%) Web Services
9 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
9 4 (8.70%) Lucene
9 4 (8.70%) OpenMP
10 3 (6.52%) Java EE
10 3 (6.52%) REST
11 2 (4.35%) GWT
11 2 (4.35%) JPA
11 2 (4.35%) Node.js
11 2 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.04%) User Experience
3 4 (8.70%) Acoustics
3 4 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (95.65%) Software Engineering
2 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (56.52%) OO
4 24 (52.17%) Microservices
5 23 (50.00%) Unit Testing
6 13 (28.26%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (28.26%) TDD
7 12 (26.09%) Coaching
7 12 (26.09%) Mentoring
8 11 (23.91%) DevOps
8 11 (23.91%) Scrum
9 7 (15.22%) BDD
9 7 (15.22%) OOD
10 6 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (13.04%) ETL
10 6 (13.04%) Open Source
10 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
10 6 (13.04%) SOLID
10 6 (13.04%) UML
11 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 9 (19.57%) Python
5 7 (15.22%) Scala
6 6 (13.04%) C#
7 4 (8.70%) C++
7 4 (8.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) Go
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) DO-178B
1 4 (8.70%) MIL-STD-498
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.70%) Intel
4 2 (4.35%) Google