Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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

Senior Software Engineer - Java
England > South West
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 297 320
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 43 36 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.42% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 40
South West median annual salary £55,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.57% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £32,500 £34,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,750
% change year-on-year +4.35% +3.14% +11.50%

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 9,873 10,101 11,402
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.92% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8,136 8,456 9,591
South West median annual salary £40,223 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% - +6.67%
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 Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in the South West

Senior Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the South West.

Salary trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in the South West

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Software Engineer in the South West

Senior Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 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 +13 30 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Somerset -5 6 £65,000 +71.05%
Dorset - 5 £50,000 -
Devon +16 1 £67,500 +17.39%
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Java Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, Senior Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Java
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (60.47%) OO
3 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (55.81%) Microservices
5 23 (53.49%) Unit Testing
5 23 (53.49%) J2EE
6 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
7 21 (48.84%) NoSQL
7 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
8 20 (46.51%) HTML
8 20 (46.51%) CSS
9 19 (44.19%) Finance
9 19 (44.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (44.19%) HTML5
10 16 (37.21%) Spring Boot
11 15 (34.88%) Spring
12 13 (30.23%) TDD
12 13 (30.23%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (27.91%) Degree
13 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
13 12 (27.91%) Docker
13 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
13 12 (27.91%) Coaching
13 12 (27.91%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (25.58%) DevOps
15 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (23.26%) Scrum
15 10 (23.26%) SQL
16 9 (20.93%) Python

Senior Java Software 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 (16.28%) JBoss
1 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.95%) Apache Spark
2 6 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (9.30%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (13.95%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (48.84%) NoSQL
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.95%) Amazon Athena
4 6 (13.95%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (13.95%) BigQuery
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) JIRA
2 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.30%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Electronics
3 4 (9.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (53.49%) J2EE
2 21 (48.84%) AngularJS
3 20 (46.51%) CSS
3 20 (46.51%) HTML
4 19 (44.19%) HTML5
4 19 (44.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (37.21%) Spring Boot
6 15 (34.88%) Spring
7 7 (16.28%) RESTful
8 5 (11.63%) Velocity
8 5 (11.63%) Web Services
9 4 (9.30%) Lucene
9 4 (9.30%) OpenMP
10 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.98%) REST
11 2 (4.65%) GWT
11 2 (4.65%) JPA
11 2 (4.65%) Node.js
11 2 (4.65%) React
11 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (13.95%) User Experience
3 4 (9.30%) Acoustics
3 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (60.47%) OO
3 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (55.81%) Microservices
5 23 (53.49%) Unit Testing
6 13 (30.23%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (30.23%) TDD
7 12 (27.91%) Coaching
7 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
8 11 (25.58%) DevOps
9 10 (23.26%) Scrum
10 7 (16.28%) BDD
10 7 (16.28%) OOD
11 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (13.95%) ETL
11 6 (13.95%) Open Source
11 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
11 6 (13.95%) SOLID
12 4 (9.30%) Concurrent Programming
12 4 (9.30%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) Scala
6 6 (13.95%) C#
7 4 (9.30%) C++
7 4 (9.30%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) Go
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) DO-178B
1 4 (9.30%) MIL-STD-498
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.30%) Intel
4 1 (2.33%) Google