The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 644 624 811
Rank change year-on-year -20 +187  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 231 357 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.35% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 182 322 157
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
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 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -26 190 £66,750 +3.48% 19
London -72 78 £72,500 +3.57% 6
Scotland +25 35 £60,000 -
Glasgow +24 34 £60,000 -
South East +63 32 £65,000 +8.33% 3
East of England +33 23 £65,000 +18.18%
South West +30 21 £48,000 -4.00% 4
Essex - 19 £62,500 -
North West -23 15 £65,325 +30.64% 1
Berkshire +28 14 £65,000 +4.00% 1
Edinburgh +19 14 £60,000 +33.33%
City of London -3 14 £77,500 +6.89% 1
Colchester - 12 £63,750 -
East Midlands +26 11 £55,000 -18.51%
Manchester -21 10 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Nottingham - 10 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 10 £55,000 -
Hampshire +27 9 £77,500 +29.16%
Yorkshire +16 8 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Bristol +4 8 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Aldershot - 7 £77,500 -
Reading +29 5 £65,000 +8.33% 1
West Sussex +7 5 £47,500 -17.39%
South Wales - 5 £57,500 -
Wales - 5 £57,500 -
Windsor - 5 - -
Cardiff - 5 £57,500 -
Haywards Heath - 5 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire +9 4 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Somerset -12 4 £42,000 -11.57% 1

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 446 (100.00%) Java
2 299 (67.04%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (40.36%) Spring
4 140 (31.39%) JavaScript
5 135 (30.27%) SQL
6 130 (29.15%) HTML
7 126 (28.25%) TDD
8 112 (25.11%) Scrum
9 103 (23.09%) Web Services
10 102 (22.87%) Oracle
11 100 (22.42%) CSS
12 96 (21.52%) Hibernate
13 91 (20.40%) Finance
14 87 (19.51%) Greenfield Project
15 85 (19.06%) J2EE
16 83 (18.61%) Big Data
17 81 (18.16%) Software Engineering
18 80 (17.94%) Maven
18 80 (17.94%) Git (software)
19 72 (16.14%) BDD
20 70 (15.70%) AngularJS
21 69 (15.47%) Java EE
22 66 (14.80%) Mentoring
23 64 (14.35%) REST
24 63 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
24 63 (14.13%) OO
25 60 (13.45%) SOA
26 59 (13.23%) Tomcat
26 59 (13.23%) Degree
27 58 (13.00%) Open Source

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 59 (13.23%) Tomcat
2 44 (9.87%) JBoss
3 30 (6.73%) Apache
3 30 (6.73%) WebSphere
4 26 (5.83%) Apache Spark
5 18 (4.04%) GlassFish
6 15 (3.36%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.91%) Apache Pig
8 12 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.79%) CMS
11 7 (1.57%) Jetty
12 5 (1.12%) CoreMedia CMS
13 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.90%) GemFire
13 4 (0.90%) Traefik
13 4 (0.90%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.67%) Mongoose
15 2 (0.45%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.24%) SaaS
3 5 (1.12%) Google Play
4 4 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.45%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.45%) GitHub
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.79%) Internet
2 7 (1.57%) FTP
3 5 (1.12%) Intranet
4 4 (0.90%) HTTP
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (18.61%) Big Data
2 53 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 52 (11.66%) Hadoop
3 52 (11.66%) MySQL
4 49 (10.99%) MongoDB
5 44 (9.87%) NoSQL
6 43 (9.64%) RDBMS
7 35 (7.85%) SQL Server
8 29 (6.50%) HBase
9 25 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (5.16%) Oracle Database
11 17 (3.81%) CouchDB
12 12 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (2.24%) Neo4j
14 9 (2.02%) Apache Hive
14 9 (2.02%) DB2
15 7 (1.57%) Blockchain
16 6 (1.35%) Data Mining
17 4 (0.90%) InterSystems Cache
18 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 80 (17.94%) Git (software)
1 80 (17.94%) Maven
2 57 (12.78%) Jenkins
3 29 (6.50%) JUnit
4 28 (6.28%) Ant
4 28 (6.28%) Subversion
5 19 (4.26%) Selenium
6 14 (3.14%) Gradle
7 13 (2.91%) JIRA
8 10 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (2.24%) Eclipse
8 10 (2.24%) Mockito
9 8 (1.79%) Hudson
10 7 (1.57%) FitNesse
11 6 (1.35%) Spock
12 5 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.90%) NetBeans
14 3 (0.67%) gulp
14 3 (0.67%) jMock
14 3 (0.67%) SonarQube
General
1 91 (20.40%) Finance
2 43 (9.64%) Banking
3 26 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 25 (5.61%) Retail
5 9 (2.02%) Advertising
6 8 (1.79%) Games
7 7 (1.57%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.35%) Military
9 5 (1.12%) Back Office
10 4 (0.90%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.67%) Automotive
11 3 (0.67%) Marketing
11 3 (0.67%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.45%) Front Office
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (40.36%) Spring
2 130 (29.15%) HTML
3 103 (23.09%) Web Services
4 100 (22.42%) CSS
5 96 (21.52%) Hibernate
6 85 (19.06%) J2EE
7 70 (15.70%) AngularJS
8 69 (15.47%) Java EE
9 64 (14.35%) REST
10 55 (12.33%) XML
11 52 (11.66%) HTML5
12 47 (10.54%) React
13 44 (9.87%) Node.js
14 41 (9.19%) JMS
14 41 (9.19%) SOAP
15 35 (7.85%) jQuery
16 34 (7.62%) Spring MVC
17 28 (6.28%) CSS3
18 26 (5.83%) Ajax
18 26 (5.83%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 87 (19.51%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (8.97%) Computer Science
3 35 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.81%) Client/Server
5 16 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 11 (2.47%) Fintech
8 8 (1.79%) User Experience
9 6 (1.35%) Derivative
9 6 (1.35%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.35%) iPad
10 5 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.90%) Online Games
11 4 (0.90%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.90%) Smart Energy
12 3 (0.67%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.67%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.45%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.99%) Linux
2 33 (7.40%) Unix
3 17 (3.81%) Android
4 8 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.67%) Windows
7 2 (0.45%) CentOS
7 2 (0.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (67.04%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (28.25%) TDD
3 112 (25.11%) Scrum
4 81 (18.16%) Software Engineering
5 72 (16.14%) BDD
6 66 (14.80%) Mentoring
7 63 (14.13%) Continuous Integration
7 63 (14.13%) OO
8 60 (13.45%) SOA
9 58 (13.00%) Open Source
10 49 (10.99%) Microservices
10 49 (10.99%) MVC
11 38 (8.52%) DevOps
12 33 (7.40%) E-Commerce
13 32 (7.17%) OOP
14 28 (6.28%) Line Management
15 27 (6.05%) Multithreading
16 25 (5.61%) SDLC
17 24 (5.38%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (4.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 446 (100.00%) Java
2 140 (31.39%) JavaScript
3 135 (30.27%) SQL
4 57 (12.78%) PL/SQL
5 36 (8.07%) Python
6 35 (7.85%) Scala
7 25 (5.61%) C#
8 19 (4.26%) T-SQL
9 17 (3.81%) Groovy
10 16 (3.59%) Ruby
11 15 (3.36%) Perl
12 13 (2.91%) C
12 13 (2.91%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.24%) Bash Shell
14 9 (2.02%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.79%) Clojure
16 5 (1.12%) C++
16 5 (1.12%) F#
17 4 (0.90%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (13.23%) Degree
2 16 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.90%) PhD
5 2 (0.45%) APMG
5 2 (0.45%) HND
5 2 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.69%) QA
2 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (5.16%) Docker
2 6 (1.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.79%) Puppet
2 5 (1.12%) Ansible
2 5 (1.12%) Kibana
3 3 (0.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 102 (22.87%) Oracle
2 17 (3.81%) PayPal
3 10 (2.24%) Google
4 8 (1.79%) Red Hat
5 7 (1.57%) Solace
6 6 (1.35%) VMware
7 4 (0.90%) Apigee
7 4 (0.90%) Sybase
8 3 (0.67%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.45%) Adobe
9 2 (0.45%) hybris
9 2 (0.45%) IBM
9 2 (0.45%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.45%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.45%) SAP
10 1 (0.22%) Percona
10 1 (0.22%) Perforce
10 1 (0.22%) Tableau
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