Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 737 798 838
Rank change year-on-year +61 +40 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 492 461 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 388 361 409
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £47,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +67 437 £67,500 -3.57% 15
London +33 250 £72,500 -4.92% 7
UK excluding London +44 230 £55,000 - 9
Midlands +82 54 £52,500 - 3
South West +22 53 £45,000 -12.20%
Scotland +9 51 £60,000 +26.32% 1
West Midlands +34 30 £47,500 -10.80% 3
South East +11 29 £70,500 +8.46% 1
East Midlands +52 24 £52,500 -
North of England -17 20 £55,000 -8.33% 4
East of England -3 19 £65,000 +8.33%
North West -8 10 £55,000 - 3
Yorkshire +11 7 £60,000 - 1
Wales +21 4 £53,000 +2.91%
North East +13 3 £53,750 +0.47%

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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
2 298 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (44.51%) Spring
4 164 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 152 (30.89%) Finance
6 112 (22.76%) TDD
7 108 (21.95%) HTML
8 103 (20.93%) Oracle
9 102 (20.73%) SQL
9 102 (20.73%) Hibernate
10 97 (19.72%) REST
11 95 (19.31%) Banking
12 92 (18.70%) Mentoring
13 89 (18.09%) OO
14 88 (17.89%) Software Engineering
15 87 (17.68%) Web Services
16 84 (17.07%) Scrum
16 84 (17.07%) SDLC
17 83 (16.87%) Microservices
18 82 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
19 81 (16.46%) Maven
20 80 (16.26%) Jenkins
21 79 (16.06%) BDD
22 77 (15.65%) RESTful
22 77 (15.65%) Multithreading
23 76 (15.45%) DevOps
23 76 (15.45%) Linux
24 75 (15.24%) CSS
24 75 (15.24%) .NET
25 73 (14.84%) Analytical Skills

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 62 (12.60%) WebSphere
2 34 (6.91%) Tomcat
3 30 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (5.49%) Apache
5 23 (4.67%) Confluence
6 20 (4.07%) Apache Spark
7 18 (3.66%) JBoss
8 11 (2.24%) MQSeries
8 11 (2.24%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (2.03%) CMS
10 9 (1.83%) Jetty
11 6 (1.22%) CoreMedia CMS
11 6 (1.22%) GemFire
11 6 (1.22%) WebLogic
12 5 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.81%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.81%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 82 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.64%) SaaS
4 10 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.83%) GitHub
6 7 (1.42%) TestFlight
7 5 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.41%) Serverless
10 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.20%) Heroku
10 1 (0.20%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.64%) Internet
2 8 (1.63%) HTTP
3 7 (1.42%) SSH
3 7 (1.42%) SSL
4 4 (0.81%) SMS
4 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.61%) AMQP
5 3 (0.61%) SMPP
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.38%) Big Data
2 55 (11.18%) NoSQL
3 51 (10.37%) MySQL
4 48 (9.76%) Hadoop
5 41 (8.33%) KDB
6 35 (7.11%) MongoDB
7 33 (6.71%) SQL Server
8 29 (5.89%) Relational Database
9 26 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (4.07%) HBase
11 14 (2.85%) RDBMS
12 12 (2.44%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.02%) Redis
15 4 (0.81%) Apache Hive
15 4 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.61%) Text Mining
17 2 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 81 (16.46%) Maven
2 80 (16.26%) Jenkins
3 69 (14.02%) Git (software)
4 54 (10.98%) JIRA
5 28 (5.69%) JUnit
6 21 (4.27%) TeamCity
7 20 (4.07%) Subversion
8 15 (3.05%) Mockito
9 14 (2.85%) Cucumber
10 13 (2.64%) Eclipse
11 12 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (2.44%) Selenium
12 10 (2.03%) TestNG
13 8 (1.63%) Gradle
13 8 (1.63%) Grunt
14 7 (1.42%) Bower
14 7 (1.42%) EasyMock
14 7 (1.42%) GitLab
14 7 (1.42%) JBehave
14 7 (1.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 152 (30.89%) Finance
2 95 (19.31%) Banking
3 47 (9.55%) Investment Banking
4 42 (8.54%) Retail Banking
5 26 (5.28%) Games
5 26 (5.28%) Retail
6 17 (3.46%) Marketing
7 12 (2.44%) Legal
8 9 (1.83%) Electronics
8 9 (1.83%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.42%) Front Office
10 6 (1.22%) Advertising
10 6 (1.22%) Online Betting
10 6 (1.22%) Publishing
11 2 (0.41%) Automotive
11 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (44.51%) Spring
2 108 (21.95%) HTML
3 102 (20.73%) Hibernate
4 97 (19.72%) REST
5 87 (17.68%) Web Services
6 77 (15.65%) RESTful
7 75 (15.24%) .NET
7 75 (15.24%) CSS
8 63 (12.80%) J2EE
9 62 (12.60%) JMS
10 55 (11.18%) AngularJS
11 54 (10.98%) Java EE
12 52 (10.57%) HTML5
13 49 (9.96%) XML
14 42 (8.54%) Node.js
15 37 (7.52%) React
15 37 (7.52%) SOAP
16 30 (6.10%) Apache Camel
17 28 (5.69%) EJB
17 28 (5.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 26 (5.28%) Computer Science
5 25 (5.08%) Fintech
6 22 (4.47%) Fixed Income
7 18 (3.66%) Mobile App
8 17 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (2.85%) User Experience
10 12 (2.44%) iPad
11 9 (1.83%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.63%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.63%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.22%) Online Games
14 5 (1.02%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.02%) Equities
15 3 (0.61%) Clustering
15 3 (0.61%) Derivative
15 3 (0.61%) Digital Media
15 3 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 76 (15.45%) Linux
2 39 (7.93%) Unix
3 11 (2.24%) Windows
4 9 (1.83%) Android
4 9 (1.83%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.02%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Debian
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (60.57%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (22.76%) TDD
3 92 (18.70%) Mentoring
4 89 (18.09%) OO
5 88 (17.89%) Software Engineering
6 84 (17.07%) Scrum
6 84 (17.07%) SDLC
7 83 (16.87%) Microservices
8 79 (16.06%) BDD
9 77 (15.65%) Multithreading
10 76 (15.45%) DevOps
11 54 (10.98%) SOA
12 53 (10.77%) Test Automation
13 47 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (9.15%) OOD
15 42 (8.54%) Software Delivery
16 41 (8.33%) E-Commerce
16 41 (8.33%) Open Source
17 39 (7.93%) Asset Management
17 39 (7.93%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 492 (100.00%) Java
2 164 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 102 (20.73%) SQL
4 45 (9.15%) Python
5 36 (7.32%) C#
6 24 (4.88%) Scala
7 17 (3.46%) C++
8 14 (2.85%) PHP
9 9 (1.83%) Groovy
9 9 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.83%) Ruby
10 8 (1.63%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.63%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.02%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.81%) C
13 3 (0.61%) VBA
13 3 (0.61%) XPath
14 2 (0.41%) F#
14 2 (0.41%) Perl
14 2 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 56 (11.38%) Degree
2 35 (7.11%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 21 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (3.05%) Sun Certification
6 11 (2.24%) OCMJD
6 11 (2.24%) OCPJP
6 11 (2.24%) OCPJWCD
6 11 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.03%) QA
2 6 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) GCP
3 1 (0.20%) PMO
3 1 (0.20%) SEPA
3 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (13.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (4.47%) Puppet
2 13 (2.64%) Ansible
3 10 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.22%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.41%) Kibana
6 2 (0.41%) Rancher
7 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.20%) Consul
7 1 (0.20%) Control-M
7 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 103 (20.93%) Oracle
2 48 (9.76%) Sybase
3 24 (4.88%) Google
4 12 (2.44%) Twitter
5 11 (2.24%) Sun
6 9 (1.83%) SAP
7 3 (0.61%) Adobe
7 3 (0.61%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.61%) VMware
8 2 (0.41%) Apigee
8 2 (0.41%) hybris
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.20%) Apple
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.20%) Calypso
9 1 (0.20%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.20%) Facebook
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.20%) Murex
9 1 (0.20%) Pega