Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 700 699 925
Rank change year-on-year -1 +226 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 540 647 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.33% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 417 543 371
UK median annual salary £67,500 £64,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% +2.50%
10th Percentile £47,000 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £91,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -3.67%

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 170014 195855 213983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.02% 96.50% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 138687 164501 175450
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -22 453 £67,500 +3.85% 18
UK excluding London +85 289 £60,000 +9.09% 12
London -46 250 £72,500 +3.57% 10
Scotland +34 76 £60,000 +9.09% 4
South West +28 50 £47,750 -4.50% 1
South East +72 47 £65,000 +13.04% 1
East of England +39 42 £62,500 +13.64%
North of England -22 38 £55,000 - 5
Midlands +21 26 £60,000 +4.35% 1
East Midlands +41 23 £60,000 -11.11%
North West -37 23 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire +24 13 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Wales +16 10 £53,000 +49.30%
West Midlands -17 3 £70,000 +21.74% 1
North East +16 2 £51,250 +2.50%

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 540 (100.00%) Java
2 313 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
3 207 (38.33%) Spring
4 187 (34.63%) Finance
5 181 (33.52%) JavaScript
6 143 (26.48%) SQL
7 133 (24.63%) TDD
8 125 (23.15%) Git (software)
9 119 (22.04%) Oracle
9 119 (22.04%) HTML
10 114 (21.11%) Scrum
11 110 (20.37%) OO
12 105 (19.44%) SOA
13 103 (19.07%) Maven
13 103 (19.07%) BDD
14 100 (18.52%) Jenkins
15 97 (17.96%) Banking
16 93 (17.22%) Hibernate
17 92 (17.04%) Java EE
18 91 (16.85%) Software Engineering
18 91 (16.85%) Linux
19 88 (16.30%) Greenfield Project
20 87 (16.11%) CSS
21 86 (15.93%) Mentoring
22 85 (15.74%) Web Services
23 81 (15.00%) Big Data
24 80 (14.81%) REST
25 77 (14.26%) Retail
26 72 (13.33%) .NET
27 70 (12.96%) SDLC

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 66 (12.22%) WebSphere
2 64 (11.85%) Tomcat
3 40 (7.41%) Apache Spark
4 32 (5.93%) JBoss
5 23 (4.26%) Apache
6 18 (3.33%) CMS
6 18 (3.33%) Confluence
7 16 (2.96%) Jetty
8 15 (2.78%) GlassFish
9 11 (2.04%) CoreMedia CMS
9 11 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (2.04%) WebLogic
10 9 (1.67%) Apache Pig
11 6 (1.11%) GemFire
11 6 (1.11%) Traefik
12 5 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.56%) Mongoose
15 2 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.67%) SaaS
4 5 (0.93%) GitHub
5 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.74%) Heroku
5 4 (0.74%) TestFlight
6 3 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.37%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.19%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.04%) Internet
2 9 (1.67%) HTTP
3 8 (1.48%) Intranet
4 7 (1.30%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.93%) FTP
6 3 (0.56%) SMPP
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) SSH
7 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (15.00%) Big Data
2 58 (10.74%) MySQL
2 58 (10.74%) Relational Database
3 54 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 53 (9.81%) MongoDB
5 48 (8.89%) SQL Server
6 45 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 42 (7.78%) KDB
8 36 (6.67%) RDBMS
9 34 (6.30%) HBase
10 26 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (4.26%) Oracle Database
12 22 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.41%) CouchDB
14 6 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.11%) DB2
14 6 (1.11%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.93%) Blockchain
15 5 (0.93%) Redis
16 4 (0.74%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 125 (23.15%) Git (software)
2 103 (19.07%) Maven
3 100 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 42 (7.78%) JIRA
5 30 (5.56%) JUnit
6 27 (5.00%) Ant
7 26 (4.81%) Subversion
8 18 (3.33%) Eclipse
9 15 (2.78%) Selenium
10 14 (2.59%) Mockito
11 13 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (2.41%) Gradle
11 13 (2.41%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.93%) FitNesse
13 5 (0.93%) Grunt
14 4 (0.74%) EasyMock
14 4 (0.74%) jMock
14 4 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 187 (34.63%) Finance
2 97 (17.96%) Banking
3 77 (14.26%) Retail
4 42 (7.78%) Investment Banking
5 40 (7.41%) Retail Banking
6 14 (2.59%) Games
7 11 (2.04%) Online Betting
7 11 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.67%) Advertising
9 6 (1.11%) Front Office
10 4 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.74%) Marketing
11 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Back Office
11 2 (0.37%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.37%) Military
11 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.19%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (38.33%) Spring
2 119 (22.04%) HTML
3 93 (17.22%) Hibernate
4 92 (17.04%) Java EE
5 87 (16.11%) CSS
6 85 (15.74%) Web Services
7 80 (14.81%) REST
8 72 (13.33%) .NET
9 62 (11.48%) J2EE
10 61 (11.30%) HTML5
11 58 (10.74%) Node.js
11 58 (10.74%) XML
12 56 (10.37%) AngularJS
13 53 (9.81%) React
14 52 (9.63%) RESTful
15 47 (8.70%) JMS
16 45 (8.33%) SOAP
17 37 (6.85%) Servlets
18 36 (6.67%) EJB
19 32 (5.93%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 88 (16.30%) Greenfield Project
2 64 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (7.96%) N-Tier
4 35 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
5 33 (6.11%) Computer Science
6 23 (4.26%) Mobile App
7 21 (3.89%) iPad
8 17 (3.15%) Fixed Income
9 16 (2.96%) Fintech
10 11 (2.04%) Online Games
10 11 (2.04%) User Experience
11 10 (1.85%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.48%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.48%) Credit Risk
13 7 (1.30%) Market Risk
14 6 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.93%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.93%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.74%) Digital Currency
16 4 (0.74%) HoloLens
Operating Systems
1 91 (16.85%) Linux
2 45 (8.33%) Unix
3 19 (3.52%) Android
4 11 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 10 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.93%) Windows
7 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.37%) CentOS
8 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (57.96%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (24.63%) TDD
3 114 (21.11%) Scrum
4 110 (20.37%) OO
5 105 (19.44%) SOA
6 103 (19.07%) BDD
7 91 (16.85%) Software Engineering
8 86 (15.93%) Mentoring
9 70 (12.96%) SDLC
10 69 (12.78%) Test Automation
11 66 (12.22%) Multithreading
12 63 (11.67%) DevOps
12 63 (11.67%) Open Source
13 59 (10.93%) Microservices
14 58 (10.74%) OOD
15 55 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
16 51 (9.44%) MVC
17 46 (8.52%) Software Delivery
18 43 (7.96%) Coaching
19 40 (7.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 540 (100.00%) Java
2 181 (33.52%) JavaScript
3 143 (26.48%) SQL
4 58 (10.74%) Python
5 41 (7.59%) PL/SQL
6 29 (5.37%) C#
7 28 (5.19%) Scala
8 14 (2.59%) C++
8 14 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.04%) C
10 9 (1.67%) Ruby
11 8 (1.48%) F#
11 8 (1.48%) Objective-C
11 8 (1.48%) Perl
12 6 (1.11%) Apple Swift
13 5 (0.93%) Groovy
14 4 (0.74%) Clojure
14 4 (0.74%) PHP
14 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (9.81%) Degree
2 19 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.37%) APMG
6 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 9 (1.67%) QA
3 4 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) GCP
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (4.63%) Docker
2 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (3.33%) Puppet
2 8 (1.48%) Kibana
3 6 (1.11%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.19%) Consul
4 1 (0.19%) Control-M
4 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.19%) MOM
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 119 (22.04%) Oracle
2 50 (9.26%) Sybase
3 14 (2.59%) Google
4 10 (1.85%) PayPal
5 6 (1.11%) Apigee
5 6 (1.11%) Microsoft
6 5 (0.93%) Adobe
6 5 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.93%) Solace
7 4 (0.74%) Apple
8 3 (0.56%) hybris
8 3 (0.56%) SAP
8 3 (0.56%) VMware
9 2 (0.37%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.19%) Pega
10 1 (0.19%) Percona
10 1 (0.19%) Perforce
10 1 (0.19%) Remedy
10 1 (0.19%) Tableau
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