Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 288 278 306
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 38 47 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.48% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 26
South West median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +19.57% -12.38%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,250 £38,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 9,393 9,708 10,062
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.31% 97.15% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7,530 8,027 8,471
South West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 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 +3 23 £65,000 +18.18%
Wiltshire - 9 £55,000 - 1
Dorset +12 6 £52,500 +5.00%
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 15 January 2019, 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 38 (100.00%) Java
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (71.05%) Web Services
4 20 (52.63%) C++
4 20 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (47.37%) SQL
6 17 (44.74%) Oracle
6 17 (44.74%) DB2
7 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
8 11 (28.95%) OO
8 11 (28.95%) C
9 10 (26.32%) GWT
9 10 (26.32%) REST
9 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
10 9 (23.68%) Python
11 8 (21.05%) Google
12 6 (15.79%) Kubernetes
12 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (15.79%) API Development
12 6 (15.79%) Docker
12 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
12 6 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (15.79%) Spring
12 6 (15.79%) JPA
12 6 (15.79%) RESTful
12 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
12 6 (15.79%) J2EE
12 6 (15.79%) MySQL
12 6 (15.79%) PHP

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 4 (10.53%) Apache
1 4 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) 3G
2 1 (2.63%) 4G
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) DB2
2 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (15.79%) MySQL
4 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) Big Data
5 2 (5.26%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Ant
1 4 (10.53%) JUnit
1 4 (10.53%) Maven
2 2 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) Web Services
2 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
3 10 (26.32%) GWT
3 10 (26.32%) REST
4 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 6 (15.79%) J2EE
4 6 (15.79%) JPA
4 6 (15.79%) RESTful
4 6 (15.79%) Spring
5 4 (10.53%) JMS
5 4 (10.53%) JSON
6 2 (5.26%) Ajax
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Flex
6 2 (5.26%) AWT
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) Java EE
6 2 (5.26%) Middleware
6 2 (5.26%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (28.95%) OO
5 6 (15.79%) API Development
5 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.53%) Open Source
6 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.89%) OOD
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.26%) Decision-Making
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps
8 2 (5.26%) Information Exploitation
8 2 (5.26%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (52.63%) C++
3 18 (47.37%) SQL
4 11 (28.95%) C
5 9 (23.68%) Python
6 6 (15.79%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) C#
8 2 (5.26%) Java 8
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Atlassian