Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Lead Java Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 644 610
Rank change year-on-year +19 -34 +220
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Java Developer 655 633 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 525 521 714
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £46,075
90th Percentile £98,750 £86,250 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%

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 166,189 166,064 194,291
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.24% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,115 136,769 163,202
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +33 613 £70,000 +3.70% 70
UK excluding London -23 336 £62,500 +4.17% 37
London +37 317 £80,000 +14.29% 35
South East +28 85 £70,000 +7.69% 1
Midlands +52 70 £47,500 -20.83% 6
North of England +26 70 £60,000 +9.09% 13
East of England -11 48 £65,000 - 12
East Midlands +11 38 £54,000 -10.00% 1
Scotland -58 38 £65,000 +8.33% 2
North West +6 37 £60,000 +9.09% 7
West Midlands +40 32 £47,500 -17.39% 5
Yorkshire +13 23 £52,500 -6.67% 6
South West -56 23 £55,000 +1.85% 3
North East -15 10 £60,000 +17.07%
Wales +1 2 £56,250 +6.13%

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, Lead Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Lead Java Developer in the job title.

1 655 (100.00%) Java
2 428 (65.34%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (43.66%) Spring
4 205 (31.30%) TDD
5 202 (30.84%) JavaScript
6 184 (28.09%) Microservices
7 180 (27.48%) Mentoring
8 167 (25.50%) Hibernate
9 163 (24.89%) Software Engineering
9 163 (24.89%) Web Services
10 159 (24.27%) Finance
11 158 (24.12%) HTML
12 154 (23.51%) Scrum
13 142 (21.68%) Java 8
14 138 (21.07%) Continuous Integration
15 129 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
16 128 (19.54%) J2EE
17 124 (18.93%) CSS
18 116 (17.71%) OO
19 107 (16.34%) Linux
20 101 (15.42%) SQL
21 99 (15.11%) Oracle
21 99 (15.11%) Maven
22 97 (14.81%) DevOps
23 94 (14.35%) AngularJS
24 93 (14.20%) Docker
25 92 (14.05%) RESTful
26 90 (13.74%) Degree
27 89 (13.59%) React
28 87 (13.28%) REST

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 53 (8.09%) Apache
2 49 (7.48%) Tomcat
3 47 (7.18%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (6.87%) JBoss
5 32 (4.89%) WebLogic
6 27 (4.12%) Apache Spark
7 23 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (3.21%) WebSphere
9 13 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (1.98%) Confluence
10 12 (1.83%) Apache Pig
11 11 (1.68%) CMS
12 8 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 7 (1.07%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.07%) Mule
14 4 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.46%) Ethereum
15 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.31%) Apache Geronimo
16 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Weka
2 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.31%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.31%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Ripple
3 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 129 (19.69%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (1.83%) PaaS
5 7 (1.07%) Azure Machine Learning
5 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.07%) SaaS
6 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.76%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.76%) IaaS
6 5 (0.76%) Serverless
7 4 (0.61%) GitHub
8 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.46%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.46%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.15%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.76%) HTTP
1 5 (0.76%) Internet
2 3 (0.46%) SMS
3 1 (0.15%) AMQP
3 1 (0.15%) FTP
3 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.08%) MySQL
2 63 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 48 (7.33%) Big Data
4 38 (5.80%) MongoDB
4 38 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 37 (5.65%) Hadoop
6 36 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (4.43%) Oracle Database
8 23 (3.51%) SQL Server
9 21 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (3.21%) RDBMS
10 17 (2.60%) Apache Hive
11 16 (2.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.53%) DB2
14 9 (1.37%) Mahout
15 8 (1.22%) HBase
16 7 (1.07%) MarkLogic
16 7 (1.07%) Triplestore
17 5 (0.76%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 99 (15.11%) Maven
2 84 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 81 (12.37%) Jenkins
4 50 (7.63%) JUnit
5 45 (6.87%) Gradle
6 37 (5.65%) Vagrant
7 36 (5.50%) Cucumber
8 30 (4.58%) Ant
9 27 (4.12%) Mockito
10 26 (3.97%) Selenium
11 15 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (2.29%) JIRA
11 15 (2.29%) Subversion
12 14 (2.14%) JMeter
12 14 (2.14%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.98%) SoapUI
14 12 (1.83%) JBehave
14 12 (1.83%) NeoLoad
14 12 (1.83%) Ranorex
14 12 (1.83%) WebLOAD
General
1 159 (24.27%) Finance
2 81 (12.37%) Banking
3 35 (5.34%) Front Office
4 32 (4.89%) Retail
5 22 (3.36%) Investment Banking
6 21 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.05%) Advertising
7 20 (3.05%) Publishing
8 15 (2.29%) Games
9 12 (1.83%) Legal
10 8 (1.22%) Law
10 8 (1.22%) Marketing
11 7 (1.07%) Electronics
11 7 (1.07%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.76%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.46%) Military
14 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.31%) Automotive
16 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (43.66%) Spring
2 167 (25.50%) Hibernate
3 163 (24.89%) Web Services
4 158 (24.12%) HTML
5 128 (19.54%) J2EE
6 124 (18.93%) CSS
7 94 (14.35%) AngularJS
8 92 (14.05%) RESTful
9 89 (13.59%) React
10 87 (13.28%) REST
11 86 (13.13%) HTML5
12 79 (12.06%) Java EE
13 63 (9.62%) Spring Boot
14 55 (8.40%) Node.js
15 52 (7.94%) SOAP
15 52 (7.94%) XML
16 42 (6.41%) .NET
16 42 (6.41%) JSP
17 37 (5.65%) J2SE
17 37 (5.65%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.15%) Greenfield Project
2 60 (9.16%) Computer Science
3 49 (7.48%) Self-Motivation
4 46 (7.02%) Fintech
5 31 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (4.27%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.75%) Hedge funds
8 13 (1.98%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.98%) User Experience
9 9 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.07%) Derivative
11 5 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.76%) Equities
11 5 (0.76%) Robotics
12 4 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.46%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 107 (16.34%) Linux
2 16 (2.44%) Unix
3 15 (2.29%) AIX
4 13 (1.98%) Windows
5 8 (1.22%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.46%) HPUX
6 3 (0.46%) Solaris
7 2 (0.31%) Android
7 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (65.34%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (31.30%) TDD
3 184 (28.09%) Microservices
4 180 (27.48%) Mentoring
5 163 (24.89%) Software Engineering
6 154 (23.51%) Scrum
7 138 (21.07%) Continuous Integration
8 116 (17.71%) OO
9 97 (14.81%) DevOps
10 77 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
11 75 (11.45%) SDLC
12 74 (11.30%) BDD
13 65 (9.92%) Test Automation
14 62 (9.47%) SOA
15 56 (8.55%) MVC
16 46 (7.02%) OOP
16 46 (7.02%) Unit Testing
17 45 (6.87%) Pair Programming
18 35 (5.34%) Asset Management
18 35 (5.34%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 655 (100.00%) Java
2 202 (30.84%) JavaScript
3 142 (21.68%) Java 8
4 101 (15.42%) SQL
5 77 (11.76%) C#
6 75 (11.45%) Scala
7 56 (8.55%) Python
8 50 (7.63%) C++
9 30 (4.58%) PHP
10 29 (4.43%) PL/SQL
11 27 (4.12%) Ruby
12 25 (3.82%) C
13 19 (2.90%) Bash Shell
14 16 (2.44%) Perl
15 15 (2.29%) Kotlin
15 15 (2.29%) R
16 14 (2.14%) XPath
17 13 (1.98%) TypeScript
18 12 (1.83%) Shell Script
19 8 (1.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 90 (13.74%) Degree
2 31 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.22%) AWS Certification
6 5 (0.76%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.76%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.65%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) GCP
3 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 93 (14.20%) Docker
2 7 (1.07%) HDFS
3 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (6.87%) Terraform
2 23 (3.51%) Ansible
3 17 (2.60%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.22%) Puppet
5 3 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.31%) logstash
7 1 (0.15%) Ambari
7 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.15%) Marathon
7 1 (0.15%) MOM
7 1 (0.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 99 (15.11%) Oracle
2 18 (2.75%) Google
3 15 (2.29%) webMethods
4 13 (1.98%) Twitter
5 10 (1.53%) IBM
6 9 (1.37%) Microsoft
6 9 (1.37%) SAP
6 9 (1.37%) Sybase
7 8 (1.22%) hybris
7 8 (1.22%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.07%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.07%) Capita
9 6 (0.92%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.61%) CA
11 4 (0.61%) Sun
12 3 (0.46%) Adobe
13 2 (0.31%) Blue Martini
13 2 (0.31%) Charles River
13 2 (0.31%) SimCorp