The median annual salary for a Senior Java Applications Developer was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Java Application Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 933 934
Rank change year-on-year +79 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Applications Developer 10 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.015% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.016% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 15
Median salary £90,000 £49,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.67% -21.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £49,000 £48,200
10% offered a salary of more than £95,500 £61,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £49,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +22.44% -21.60%  

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 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Java Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Java Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Java Applications Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Applications Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Java Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Java Applications Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Applications Developer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Java Applications Developer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +91 9 £90,000 +50.00%
London - 8 £90,000 -
City of London - 5 £90,000 -
West Midlands +31 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Birmingham +17 1 £55,000 -12.00%

Senior Java Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior Java Applications 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 Senior Java Applications Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) OO
4 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
5 5 (38.46%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) Subversion
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) Ant
6 4 (30.77%) JDBC
6 4 (30.77%) Swing
6 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (30.77%) ANSI SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) Analytics
6 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Scalability Testing

Senior Java Applications 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
1 1 (7.69%) Joomla!
1 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 4 (30.77%) Ant
3 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) Ajax
2 4 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (30.77%) J2EE
2 4 (30.77%) JDBC
2 4 (30.77%) Swing
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) GWT
3 3 (23.08%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) JSF
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) XSD
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (30.77%) Clustering
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) User Experience
5 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Multithreading
1 6 (46.15%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
3 4 (30.77%) High Availability
3 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (30.77%) Scalability Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
3 4 (30.77%) Use Case
4 3 (23.08%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (23.08%) RUP
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreaded Programming
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) ANSI SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle