The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Lead Java Developer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 628 789
Rank change year-on-year +46 +161  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 296 334 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 219 272 187
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Lead Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Java Developer in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer.

Salary trend for Lead Java Developer in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Developer in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 243 £67,500 +3.84% 35
London -21 141 £72,500 - 21
Scotland +38 45 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Glasgow +37 39 £60,000 +17.07%
South West +19 26 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East +37 24 £52,500 -4.54% 2
East of England +4 20 £63,750 +21.42%
Edinburgh +7 19 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Bristol -6 17 £55,000 +10.00%
Essex - 15 £60,000 -
East Midlands +35 13 £55,000 -18.51% 2
City of London +1 12 £67,500 -10.00% 4
Nottingham - 12 £55,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 12 £55,000 - 2
West Sussex +12 9 £52,500 -8.69%
North West -49 9 £55,000 - 1
Haywards Heath - 9 £52,500 -
Manchester -38 8 £55,000 - 1
Cardiff - 8 £53,000 -
Wales - 8 £53,000 -
South Wales - 8 £53,000 -
Berkshire +21 7 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Yorkshire +2 7 £53,750 -10.41% 2
Hampshire - 7 £77,500 -
Reading +29 5 £65,000 +8.33%
West Yorkshire +15 5 £51,250 -14.58% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £70,000 -
Leeds +7 4 £52,500 -12.50% 1
Colchester - 4 £66,250 -
Aldershot - 4 £77,500 -

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Lead Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 508 (100.00%) Java
2 312 (61.42%) Agile Software Development
3 189 (37.20%) Spring
4 164 (32.28%) JavaScript
5 158 (31.10%) Finance
6 144 (28.35%) SQL
7 137 (26.97%) TDD
8 122 (24.02%) HTML
9 117 (23.03%) Scrum
9 117 (23.03%) Git (software)
10 111 (21.85%) Oracle
11 97 (19.09%) OO
12 95 (18.70%) SOA
12 95 (18.70%) Software Engineering
13 94 (18.50%) Maven
14 93 (18.31%) Hibernate
15 92 (18.11%) CSS
16 91 (17.91%) Web Services
16 91 (17.91%) Greenfield Project
17 89 (17.52%) BDD
17 89 (17.52%) Jenkins
18 88 (17.32%) Java EE
19 80 (15.75%) Big Data
20 79 (15.55%) Mentoring
21 77 (15.16%) Linux
22 76 (14.96%) Test Automation
23 75 (14.76%) Banking
24 69 (13.58%) REST
25 66 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
26 65 (12.80%) J2EE

Lead Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 58 (11.42%) Tomcat
2 51 (10.04%) WebSphere
3 36 (7.09%) JBoss
4 35 (6.89%) Apache Spark
5 24 (4.72%) Apache
6 16 (3.15%) CMS
6 16 (3.15%) Jetty
7 15 (2.95%) GlassFish
8 13 (2.56%) WebLogic
9 12 (2.36%) Confluence
9 12 (2.36%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (2.17%) Apache Pig
11 10 (1.97%) CoreMedia CMS
12 6 (1.18%) Traefik
13 4 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.59%) Mongoose
15 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.39%) IIS
15 2 (0.39%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.97%) SaaS
3 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.79%) Google Play
4 4 (0.79%) Heroku
5 3 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.59%) GitHub
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.36%) Internet
2 8 (1.57%) Intranet
3 7 (1.38%) FTP
4 6 (1.18%) HTTP
5 5 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.39%) SMPP
7 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (15.75%) Big Data
2 57 (11.22%) MySQL
3 55 (10.83%) MongoDB
4 54 (10.63%) Relational Database
5 51 (10.04%) Hadoop
6 47 (9.25%) NoSQL
7 44 (8.66%) SQL Server
8 40 (7.87%) RDBMS
9 33 (6.50%) HBase
10 25 (4.92%) KDB
10 25 (4.92%) Oracle Database
11 24 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (2.76%) CouchDB
14 9 (1.77%) DB2
15 7 (1.38%) Neo4j
16 6 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (1.18%) Apache Hive
17 5 (0.98%) Blockchain
18 4 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 117 (23.03%) Git (software)
2 94 (18.50%) Maven
3 89 (17.52%) Jenkins
4 33 (6.50%) JIRA
5 29 (5.71%) Ant
6 28 (5.51%) Subversion
7 24 (4.72%) JUnit
8 16 (3.15%) Eclipse
8 16 (3.15%) Selenium
9 14 (2.76%) Gradle
10 12 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (2.17%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.38%) FitNesse
13 6 (1.18%) Mockito
13 6 (1.18%) NetBeans
13 6 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.98%) Hudson
15 4 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (0.79%) SonarQube
16 3 (0.59%) jMock
General
1 158 (31.10%) Finance
2 75 (14.76%) Banking
3 58 (11.42%) Retail
4 27 (5.31%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.53%) Retail Banking
6 16 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.76%) Games
8 10 (1.97%) Advertising
8 10 (1.97%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.79%) Marketing
9 4 (0.79%) Military
10 3 (0.59%) Automotive
10 3 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Electronics
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
12 1 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (37.20%) Spring
2 122 (24.02%) HTML
3 93 (18.31%) Hibernate
4 92 (18.11%) CSS
5 91 (17.91%) Web Services
6 88 (17.32%) Java EE
7 69 (13.58%) REST
8 65 (12.80%) J2EE
9 58 (11.42%) AngularJS
9 58 (11.42%) HTML5
10 56 (11.02%) XML
11 53 (10.43%) React
12 52 (10.24%) Node.js
13 51 (10.04%) .NET
14 47 (9.25%) JMS
15 43 (8.46%) RESTful
15 43 (8.46%) SOAP
16 36 (7.09%) Servlets
17 35 (6.89%) EJB
18 33 (6.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 91 (17.91%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (7.48%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (4.92%) N-Tier
6 22 (4.33%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.74%) iPad
8 15 (2.95%) Fintech
9 12 (2.36%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.97%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.97%) Online Games
11 9 (1.77%) User Experience
12 6 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
13 5 (0.98%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.98%) Derivative
14 4 (0.79%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.79%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.59%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.59%) HoloLens
Operating Systems
1 77 (15.16%) Linux
2 41 (8.07%) Unix
3 20 (3.94%) Android
4 11 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.97%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 4 (0.79%) Windows
7 2 (0.39%) CentOS
7 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (61.42%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (26.97%) TDD
3 117 (23.03%) Scrum
4 97 (19.09%) OO
5 95 (18.70%) SOA
5 95 (18.70%) Software Engineering
6 89 (17.52%) BDD
7 79 (15.55%) Mentoring
8 76 (14.96%) Test Automation
9 66 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (12.01%) Open Source
11 54 (10.63%) DevOps
11 54 (10.63%) Microservices
11 54 (10.63%) SDLC
12 53 (10.43%) Multithreading
13 48 (9.45%) MVC
14 44 (8.66%) OOD
15 42 (8.27%) Coaching
16 37 (7.28%) OOP
17 34 (6.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 508 (100.00%) Java
2 164 (32.28%) JavaScript
3 144 (28.35%) SQL
4 48 (9.45%) Python
5 47 (9.25%) PL/SQL
6 28 (5.51%) Scala
7 26 (5.12%) C#
8 16 (3.15%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.56%) C
10 12 (2.36%) Ruby
11 10 (1.97%) Objective-C
12 9 (1.77%) C++
12 9 (1.77%) Perl
13 8 (1.57%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.38%) F#
14 7 (1.38%) Groovy
15 6 (1.18%) Clojure
16 4 (0.79%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.39%) PHP
17 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (10.63%) Degree
2 19 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.39%) APMG
5 2 (0.39%) PhD
5 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.39%) PMP
6 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.17%) QA
2 10 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) GCP
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (4.33%) Docker
2 5 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (3.35%) Puppet
2 8 (1.57%) Kibana
3 5 (0.98%) Ansible
4 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.20%) Consul
5 1 (0.20%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 111 (21.85%) Oracle
2 32 (6.30%) Sybase
3 15 (2.95%) Google
4 10 (1.97%) PayPal
5 7 (1.38%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.38%) Solace
6 6 (1.18%) Apigee
7 5 (0.98%) Microsoft
7 5 (0.98%) VMware
8 4 (0.79%) Adobe
9 3 (0.59%) Apple
9 3 (0.59%) hybris
10 2 (0.39%) SAP
10 2 (0.39%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.20%) Calypso
11 1 (0.20%) IBM
11 1 (0.20%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.20%) Murex
11 1 (0.20%) Perforce
11 1 (0.20%) Remedy
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