Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 650 670 675
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5 +180
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 566 561 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 475 474 602
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £43,775
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +15.00%

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 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +26 522 £65,000 -7.14% 60
UK excluding London +33 315 £60,000 - 34
London -19 238 £75,000 -3.23% 29
South East +34 71 £68,000 +4.62% 12
Midlands +66 67 £50,000 -13.04% 7
North of England +14 54 £55,000 +8.91% 6
South West -13 50 £47,500 -36.67% 3
West Midlands +55 43 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Scotland -25 43 £63,750 +15.91% 3
East of England -4 29 £65,000 -3.70% 3
North West -5 29 £55,000 +10.00% 5
East Midlands +34 24 £51,500 -15.92% 2
Yorkshire +17 21 £55,000 -8.33% 1
North East -13 4 £60,000 +26.32%
Wales +11 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 566 (100.00%) Java
2 358 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (45.76%) Spring
4 171 (30.21%) TDD
5 144 (25.44%) JavaScript
6 137 (24.20%) Hibernate
7 130 (22.97%) Mentoring
8 123 (21.73%) HTML
9 121 (21.38%) Scrum
10 115 (20.32%) Software Engineering
11 113 (19.96%) REST
12 109 (19.26%) Finance
13 108 (19.08%) J2EE
13 108 (19.08%) Web Services
14 98 (17.31%) Microservices
15 95 (16.78%) Maven
16 94 (16.61%) SDLC
17 92 (16.25%) NoSQL
18 91 (16.08%) SQL
19 88 (15.55%) RESTful
20 86 (15.19%) Degree
21 85 (15.02%) OO
21 85 (15.02%) Docker
22 84 (14.84%) Oracle
23 83 (14.66%) Big Data
23 83 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
24 79 (13.96%) BDD
24 79 (13.96%) CSS
25 75 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
26 74 (13.07%) AngularJS

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 45 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (6.18%) Apache
3 32 (5.65%) JBoss
4 28 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 26 (4.59%) Apache Spark
5 26 (4.59%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.83%) Confluence
7 15 (2.65%) WebLogic
8 14 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (2.12%) MQSeries
10 11 (1.94%) Apache Pig
11 7 (1.24%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.06%) Mule
12 6 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.88%) GemFire
14 4 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.71%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.53%) CMS
16 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.18%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 83 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.83%) GitHub
4 13 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.24%) SaaS
7 3 (0.53%) TestFlight
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.35%) Serverless
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.18%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.94%) Internet
2 7 (1.24%) HTTP
3 6 (1.06%) SSH
3 6 (1.06%) SSL
4 4 (0.71%) SMS
5 3 (0.53%) AMQP
6 2 (0.35%) Broadband
6 2 (0.35%) PPP
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) FTP
7 1 (0.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (16.25%) NoSQL
2 83 (14.66%) Big Data
3 56 (9.89%) MySQL
4 55 (9.72%) Hadoop
5 45 (7.95%) MongoDB
6 34 (6.01%) Relational Database
7 31 (5.48%) HBase
8 29 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (5.12%) SQL Server
9 24 (4.24%) RDBMS
10 22 (3.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (3.18%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.12%) Redis
13 11 (1.94%) Apache Hive
14 10 (1.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (1.06%) Neo4j
17 5 (0.88%) KDB
18 4 (0.71%) DB2
19 3 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 95 (16.78%) Maven
2 72 (12.72%) Jenkins
3 57 (10.07%) Git (software)
4 40 (7.07%) JIRA
5 26 (4.59%) JUnit
6 24 (4.24%) Cucumber
7 23 (4.06%) Gradle
8 21 (3.71%) Selenium
9 19 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (3.36%) Subversion
10 18 (3.18%) Eclipse
10 18 (3.18%) TeamCity
11 14 (2.47%) Ant
12 11 (1.94%) JMeter
13 9 (1.59%) JBehave
13 9 (1.59%) Mockito
13 9 (1.59%) SoapUI
13 9 (1.59%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.59%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.41%) Appium
General
1 109 (19.26%) Finance
2 59 (10.42%) Banking
3 28 (4.95%) Games
4 24 (4.24%) Retail
5 21 (3.71%) Legal
6 19 (3.36%) Advertising
7 15 (2.65%) Marketing
8 14 (2.47%) Investment Banking
9 12 (2.12%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.94%) Publishing
11 8 (1.41%) Electronics
11 8 (1.41%) Front Office
11 8 (1.41%) Manufacturing
12 6 (1.06%) Automotive
12 6 (1.06%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (45.76%) Spring
2 137 (24.20%) Hibernate
3 123 (21.73%) HTML
4 113 (19.96%) REST
5 108 (19.08%) J2EE
5 108 (19.08%) Web Services
6 88 (15.55%) RESTful
7 79 (13.96%) CSS
8 74 (13.07%) AngularJS
9 59 (10.42%) JMS
10 54 (9.54%) HTML5
11 49 (8.66%) Java EE
11 49 (8.66%) React
12 47 (8.30%) Node.js
12 47 (8.30%) XML
13 44 (7.77%) SOAP
14 40 (7.07%) .NET
15 32 (5.65%) Apache Camel
15 32 (5.65%) JSP
16 29 (5.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.25%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (9.01%) Computer Science
3 46 (8.13%) Fintech
4 38 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (3.18%) Fixed Income
7 16 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 14 (2.47%) Equities
9 11 (1.94%) User Experience
10 7 (1.24%) Derivative
11 6 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.06%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.88%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.88%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.71%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.53%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.53%) Credit Derivative
14 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.37%) Linux
2 40 (7.07%) Unix
3 19 (3.36%) AIX
4 12 (2.12%) Windows
5 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.71%) Android
6 4 (0.71%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (63.25%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (30.21%) TDD
3 130 (22.97%) Mentoring
4 121 (21.38%) Scrum
5 115 (20.32%) Software Engineering
6 98 (17.31%) Microservices
7 94 (16.61%) SDLC
8 85 (15.02%) OO
9 79 (13.96%) BDD
10 75 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (12.72%) DevOps
12 59 (10.42%) Test Automation
13 58 (10.25%) Multithreading
14 51 (9.01%) E-Commerce
15 43 (7.60%) MVC
16 38 (6.71%) Open Source
17 34 (6.01%) Unit Testing
18 29 (5.12%) OOP
19 27 (4.77%) Mathematics
19 27 (4.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 566 (100.00%) Java
2 144 (25.44%) JavaScript
3 91 (16.08%) SQL
4 63 (11.13%) Scala
5 53 (9.36%) C#
6 41 (7.24%) Python
7 34 (6.01%) PHP
8 31 (5.48%) C++
9 16 (2.83%) Ruby
10 11 (1.94%) C
10 11 (1.94%) Groovy
11 9 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.71%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.71%) XPath
15 2 (0.35%) Perl
15 2 (0.35%) R
16 1 (0.18%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 86 (15.19%) Degree
2 49 (8.66%) Security Cleared
3 36 (6.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (5.48%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.00%) Sun Certification
6 13 (2.30%) Oracle Certification
7 12 (2.12%) OCMJD
7 12 (2.12%) OCPJP
7 12 (2.12%) OCPJWCD
8 10 (1.77%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.18%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.18%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) GCP
2 1 (0.18%) PMO
2 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 85 (15.02%) Docker
2 4 (0.71%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (4.24%) Puppet
2 20 (3.53%) Ansible
3 16 (2.83%) Kubernetes
4 12 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (1.06%) Terraform
7 2 (0.35%) Ambari
7 2 (0.35%) Rancher
8 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.18%) Control-M
8 1 (0.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 84 (14.84%) Oracle
2 28 (4.95%) Google
3 19 (3.36%) webMethods
4 16 (2.83%) Twitter
5 13 (2.30%) Sun
6 10 (1.77%) Sybase
7 8 (1.41%) SAP
8 5 (0.88%) MuleSoft
8 5 (0.88%) VMware
9 4 (0.71%) Adobe
10 3 (0.53%) IBM
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.35%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.18%) Coverity
12 1 (0.18%) Facebook
12 1 (0.18%) hybris
12 1 (0.18%) Remedy
12 1 (0.18%) Tableau
12 1 (0.18%) Zend