Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Applications Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1183 1235 1255
Rank change year-on-year +52 +20 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Applications Developer 23 8 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.004% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.004% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 44
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +13.64% -8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £54,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,300 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% +16.40%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
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%

Senior Java Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Java Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Applications Developer in the UK

Senior Java Applications Developer
Top 6 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 6 months to 21 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 +34 18 £55,000 -12.00% 2
London +35 12 £75,000 -0.33% 2
UK excluding London +28 11 £55,000 -12.00%
Midlands +40 6 £47,500 -24.00%
West Midlands +18 6 £47,500 -24.00%
Scotland - 5 £70,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) Front Office
4 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 8 (34.78%) Fixed Income
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (34.78%) Derivative
4 8 (34.78%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
4 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
4 8 (34.78%) Equities
4 8 (34.78%) Ajax
5 6 (26.09%) Handlebars
5 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
5 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
5 6 (26.09%) Mocha
5 6 (26.09%) Node.js
5 6 (26.09%) Sass
5 6 (26.09%) Time Management
5 6 (26.09%) AMQP
5 6 (26.09%) Selenium
5 6 (26.09%) Web Development
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) JUnit
5 6 (26.09%) CRM
5 6 (26.09%) ERP
5 6 (26.09%) MySQL
5 6 (26.09%) CSS

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 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JUnit
1 6 (26.09%) Mocha
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 8 (34.78%) Front Office
2 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Ajax
2 6 (26.09%) Backbone.js
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) Handlebars
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 6 (26.09%) Sass
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) GWT
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 2 (8.70%) Java EE
3 2 (8.70%) JavaBeans
3 2 (8.70%) JMS
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) JSF
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Derivative
1 8 (34.78%) Equities
1 8 (34.78%) Equity Derivative
1 8 (34.78%) Fixed Income
1 8 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Multithreading
3 6 (26.09%) CRM
3 6 (26.09%) ERP
3 6 (26.09%) Front End Development
3 6 (26.09%) Time Management
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) RUP
4 2 (8.70%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle