Period
to 24 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 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
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 739 898
Rank change year-on-year +31 +159 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 492 542 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 381 433 377
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £47,500 £47,100 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167021 185908 212504
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 133911 156207 176083
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Lead Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Lead Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 24 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Java Developer in the UK

Lead Java Developer
Top 15 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 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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
England -26 416 £70,000 +3.70% 16
London -24 259 £72,500 -3.33% 9
UK excluding London +55 225 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Scotland +34 67 £60,000 +29.73% 1
South West +28 49 £47,500 -5.00% 1
South East +36 30 £65,000 +8.33% 3
East of England +19 29 £60,000 +9.09%
Midlands +42 22 £60,000 +4.35%
North of England -19 20 £55,000 - 3
East Midlands +49 17 £65,000 +23.81%
North West -21 11 £55,000 - 2
Wales - 8 £53,000 -
Yorkshire +4 7 £53,750 -10.42%
West Midlands +2 5 £55,000 -4.35%
North East +14 2 £53,750 +7.50% 1

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 492 (100.00%) Java
2 285 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
3 204 (41.46%) Spring
4 173 (35.16%) Finance
5 157 (31.91%) JavaScript
6 117 (23.78%) SQL
7 112 (22.76%) TDD
8 105 (21.34%) Banking
9 104 (21.14%) OO
10 103 (20.93%) Oracle
11 98 (19.92%) Git (software)
12 93 (18.90%) HTML
13 91 (18.50%) Hibernate
14 89 (18.09%) Maven
14 89 (18.09%) Jenkins
15 87 (17.68%) BDD
16 86 (17.48%) Software Engineering
16 86 (17.48%) Scrum
17 85 (17.28%) .NET
18 84 (17.07%) Retail
19 82 (16.67%) Linux
19 82 (16.67%) SOA
19 82 (16.67%) REST
20 79 (16.06%) Mentoring
21 78 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
22 77 (15.65%) SDLC
23 74 (15.04%) Microservices
23 74 (15.04%) Multithreading
24 73 (14.84%) Web Services
24 73 (14.84%) WebSphere

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 73 (14.84%) WebSphere
2 48 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 29 (5.89%) Apache Spark
4 22 (4.47%) JBoss
5 21 (4.27%) Apache
6 18 (3.66%) Confluence
6 18 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (3.25%) CMS
7 16 (3.25%) Jetty
8 11 (2.24%) CoreMedia CMS
9 10 (2.03%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.22%) GemFire
10 6 (1.22%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.22%) MQSeries
10 6 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.81%) Traefik
13 3 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 70 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.63%) SaaS
5 7 (1.42%) TestFlight
6 5 (1.02%) GitHub
7 4 (0.81%) Heroku
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.20%) npm
9 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.24%) HTTP
1 11 (2.24%) Internet
2 7 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.02%) Intranet
3 5 (1.02%) SSH
3 5 (1.02%) SSL
4 4 (0.81%) SMS
5 3 (0.61%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.40%) Big Data
2 47 (9.55%) KDB
3 46 (9.35%) NoSQL
4 44 (8.94%) Hadoop
5 43 (8.74%) Relational Database
6 40 (8.13%) MySQL
7 37 (7.52%) SQL Server
8 36 (7.32%) MongoDB
9 26 (5.28%) RDBMS
10 24 (4.88%) HBase
11 20 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (3.25%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.02%) Redis
14 4 (0.81%) Blockchain
14 4 (0.81%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.81%) DB2
14 4 (0.81%) RethinkDB
15 3 (0.61%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 98 (19.92%) Git (software)
2 89 (18.09%) Jenkins
2 89 (18.09%) Maven
3 46 (9.35%) JIRA
4 29 (5.89%) JUnit
5 19 (3.86%) Eclipse
6 17 (3.46%) Subversion
7 16 (3.25%) Mockito
8 14 (2.85%) Ant
9 13 (2.64%) Gradle
10 12 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (2.44%) Selenium
10 12 (2.44%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.63%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.63%) Grunt
12 7 (1.42%) Bower
12 7 (1.42%) EasyMock
12 7 (1.42%) TestFairy
13 6 (1.22%) TestNG
14 4 (0.81%) jMock
General
1 173 (35.16%) Finance
2 105 (21.34%) Banking
3 84 (17.07%) Retail
4 51 (10.37%) Investment Banking
5 45 (9.15%) Retail Banking
6 24 (4.88%) Games
7 11 (2.24%) Online Betting
8 10 (2.03%) Marketing
9 9 (1.83%) Advertising
9 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.42%) Electronics
10 7 (1.42%) Front Office
10 7 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.22%) Legal
12 4 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.41%) Back Office
13 2 (0.41%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.41%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (41.46%) Spring
2 93 (18.90%) HTML
3 91 (18.50%) Hibernate
4 85 (17.28%) .NET
5 82 (16.67%) REST
6 73 (14.84%) Web Services
7 70 (14.23%) Java EE
8 67 (13.62%) CSS
9 60 (12.20%) RESTful
10 57 (11.59%) J2EE
11 50 (10.16%) JMS
11 50 (10.16%) XML
12 49 (9.96%) AngularJS
12 49 (9.96%) HTML5
12 49 (9.96%) Node.js
13 44 (8.94%) React
14 36 (7.32%) SOAP
15 32 (6.50%) Apache Camel
16 30 (6.10%) Servlets
17 28 (5.69%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (14.43%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (9.55%) N-Tier
4 27 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 25 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (4.88%) Fixed Income
7 23 (4.67%) Mobile App
8 17 (3.46%) iPad
9 15 (3.05%) Fintech
10 11 (2.24%) Online Games
11 10 (2.03%) Credit Risk
11 10 (2.03%) User Experience
12 9 (1.83%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.63%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.02%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.81%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.81%) Derivative
15 4 (0.81%) Digital Currency
15 4 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.67%) Linux
2 44 (8.94%) Unix
3 15 (3.05%) Android
4 11 (2.24%) Mac OS X
5 10 (2.03%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.42%) Windows
7 4 (0.81%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (57.93%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (22.76%) TDD
3 104 (21.14%) OO
4 87 (17.68%) BDD
5 86 (17.48%) Scrum
5 86 (17.48%) Software Engineering
6 82 (16.67%) SOA
7 79 (16.06%) Mentoring
8 77 (15.65%) SDLC
9 74 (15.04%) Microservices
9 74 (15.04%) Multithreading
10 71 (14.43%) DevOps
11 58 (11.79%) OOD
12 56 (11.38%) Test Automation
13 50 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (10.16%) Software Delivery
14 48 (9.76%) Open Source
15 45 (9.15%) Asset Management
15 45 (9.15%) Wealth Management
16 43 (8.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 492 (100.00%) Java
2 157 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 117 (23.78%) SQL
4 57 (11.59%) Python
5 33 (6.71%) C#
6 26 (5.28%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.07%) Scala
8 19 (3.86%) C++
9 8 (1.63%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.42%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.22%) C
11 6 (1.22%) F#
11 6 (1.22%) Groovy
11 6 (1.22%) PHP
12 5 (1.02%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.81%) Ruby
14 3 (0.61%) VBA
15 2 (0.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (9.76%) Degree
2 20 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.42%) Sun Certification
6 6 (1.22%) OCMJD
6 6 (1.22%) OCPJP
6 6 (1.22%) OCPJWCD
6 6 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.24%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.03%) QA
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (9.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (3.66%) Puppet
2 5 (1.02%) Kibana
3 4 (0.81%) Ansible
3 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.41%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.41%) Control-M
5 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.20%) Consul
5 1 (0.20%) MOM
Vendors
1 103 (20.93%) Oracle
2 55 (11.18%) Sybase
3 13 (2.64%) Google
4 8 (1.63%) SAP
5 6 (1.22%) Sun
6 5 (1.02%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.81%) Apigee
7 4 (0.81%) Apple
7 4 (0.81%) hybris
7 4 (0.81%) PayPal
8 3 (0.61%) Adobe
9 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.41%) Calypso
9 2 (0.41%) Murex
9 2 (0.41%) Remedy
9 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.20%) IBM
10 1 (0.20%) Pega
10 1 (0.20%) VMware
10 1 (0.20%) Zend