The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Senior Java Developer
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 278 311
Rank change year-on-year +31 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1204 1159 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.18% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.22% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1046 1066
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,100 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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 +17 1115 £60,000 - 156
London +5 579 £70,000 +3.70% 88
South East +47 185 £57,500 +9.52% 23
City of London +16 112 £82,500 +13.79% 21
North West -12 98 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Manchester -10 86 £60,000 +20.00% 8
Yorkshire +21 79 £50,000 +5.26% 12
South West +18 77 £55,000 +11.11% 10
Scotland +49 74 £50,000 +2.04% 12
Glasgow +46 57 £55,000 +12.24% 6
West Yorkshire +36 54 £52,500 +6.06% 8
Leeds +29 50 £53,750 +7.50% 8
Berkshire +58 48 £65,000 +13.04% 6
East of England -38 47 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Surrey +18 44 £57,500 +6.97% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 44 £47,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +14 42 £47,500 - 1
Bristol -3 34 £55,000 +12.24% 6
East Midlands +47 24 £52,500 +12.90% 5
Reading +38 22 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Essex 0 22 £50,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -13 21 £50,000 -13.04% 1
South Yorkshire -11 20 £48,000 +20.00% 2
Gloucestershire +2 18 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Stockport - 18 £52,500 - 1
Birmingham +21 17 £55,000 +10.00%
Edinburgh -4 17 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Oxfordshire +17 15 £60,000 +13.74% 7
Nottinghamshire +19 14 £52,500 +12.90% 2
West Sussex +15 14 £60,000 +14.28%

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 2385 (100.00%) Java
2 1534 (64.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1311 (54.97%) Spring
4 847 (35.51%) SQL
5 843 (35.35%) TDD
6 766 (32.12%) Hibernate
7 723 (30.31%) Finance
8 710 (29.77%) JavaScript
9 580 (24.32%) Scrum
10 524 (21.97%) Web Services
11 515 (21.59%) OO
12 491 (20.59%) HTML
13 479 (20.08%) J2EE
14 462 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
15 445 (18.66%) Maven
16 432 (18.11%) REST
17 415 (17.40%) JUnit
18 411 (17.23%) Git (software)
19 406 (17.02%) Oracle
20 405 (16.98%) XML
21 384 (16.10%) CSS
22 383 (16.06%) NoSQL
23 377 (15.81%) AngularJS
24 362 (15.18%) Banking
25 355 (14.88%) Software Engineering
26 341 (14.30%) BDD
27 335 (14.05%) Linux
28 328 (13.75%) Microservices
29 309 (12.96%) Jenkins
30 308 (12.91%) Test Automation

Senior 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
1 306 (12.83%) Tomcat
2 229 (9.60%) JBoss
3 160 (6.71%) WebSphere
4 111 (4.65%) WebLogic
5 110 (4.61%) Elasticsearch
6 96 (4.03%) Apache
7 84 (3.52%) Apache Spark
8 60 (2.52%) Apache Solr
9 57 (2.39%) Confluence
10 53 (2.22%) Jetty
11 46 (1.93%) GlassFish
12 40 (1.68%) CMS
12 40 (1.68%) Mule
13 31 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 30 (1.26%) OpenStack
15 27 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
16 26 (1.09%) Mule ESB
17 15 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
17 15 (0.63%) Apache TomEE
17 15 (0.63%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.042%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.042%) Weka
Business Applications
1 49 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.21%) Endur
4 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.13%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.084%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.042%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 239 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (3.23%) SaaS
3 69 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (1.55%) GitHub
5 33 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (0.42%) PaaS
10 7 (0.29%) IaaS
11 6 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.25%) Heroku
12 5 (0.21%) Slack
13 4 (0.17%) Bluemix
13 4 (0.17%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.13%) Force.com
15 2 (0.084%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.084%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.52%) HTTP
2 46 (1.93%) Internet
3 21 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.67%) AMQP
5 8 (0.34%) SSH
6 7 (0.29%) Skype
6 7 (0.29%) Value-Added Service
7 4 (0.17%) SSL
8 3 (0.13%) Intranet
8 3 (0.13%) VoIP
9 2 (0.084%) ATM
9 2 (0.084%) SMS
10 1 (0.042%) DNS
10 1 (0.042%) FTP
10 1 (0.042%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.042%) iBeacon
10 1 (0.042%) NGN
10 1 (0.042%) SMPP
10 1 (0.042%) SNMP
10 1 (0.042%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (16.06%) NoSQL
2 275 (11.53%) Relational Database
3 259 (10.86%) MySQL
4 207 (8.68%) SQL Server
5 196 (8.22%) MongoDB
6 167 (7.00%) Big Data
7 134 (5.62%) RDBMS
8 128 (5.37%) Hadoop
9 127 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
10 120 (5.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 70 (2.94%) Redis
12 65 (2.73%) Oracle Database
13 50 (2.10%) DB2
14 45 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 32 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (1.30%) Riak
17 29 (1.22%) Couchbase
18 24 (1.01%) HBase
19 21 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
19 21 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 445 (18.66%) Maven
2 415 (17.40%) JUnit
3 411 (17.23%) Git (software)
4 309 (12.96%) Jenkins
5 182 (7.63%) Subversion
6 160 (6.71%) Gradle
7 155 (6.50%) Ant
8 140 (5.87%) Selenium
9 128 (5.37%) JIRA
10 108 (4.53%) Cucumber
11 99 (4.15%) Mockito
12 91 (3.82%) Eclipse
13 78 (3.27%) IntelliJ
14 49 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 49 (2.05%) Mercurial
15 35 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
16 34 (1.43%) TeamCity
17 31 (1.30%) Hudson
18 26 (1.09%) JMeter
19 24 (1.01%) DbUnit
General
1 723 (30.31%) Finance
2 362 (15.18%) Banking
3 135 (5.66%) Retail
4 112 (4.70%) Investment Banking
5 95 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 85 (3.56%) Front Office
6 85 (3.56%) Games
6 85 (3.56%) Marketing
7 60 (2.52%) Electronics
8 55 (2.31%) Retail Banking
9 54 (2.26%) Manufacturing
10 52 (2.18%) Advertising
11 49 (2.05%) Publishing
12 41 (1.72%) Back Office
13 25 (1.05%) Automotive
14 18 (0.75%) Legal
15 17 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.63%) Prime Brokerage
17 10 (0.42%) Online Betting
18 7 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1311 (54.97%) Spring
2 766 (32.12%) Hibernate
3 524 (21.97%) Web Services
4 491 (20.59%) HTML
5 479 (20.08%) J2EE
6 432 (18.11%) REST
7 405 (16.98%) XML
8 384 (16.10%) CSS
9 377 (15.81%) AngularJS
10 306 (12.83%) SOAP
11 299 (12.54%) RESTful
12 290 (12.16%) Java EE
13 244 (10.23%) JMS
14 213 (8.93%) Spring Boot
15 207 (8.68%) Node.js
16 176 (7.38%) JSON
17 169 (7.09%) Spring MVC
18 161 (6.75%) HTML5
19 159 (6.67%) JPA
20 155 (6.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 253 (10.61%) Computer Science
2 233 (9.77%) Greenfield Project
3 113 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
4 96 (4.03%) Fintech
5 90 (3.77%) Algorithms
6 83 (3.48%) iPad
7 77 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 75 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 53 (2.22%) Derivative
11 48 (2.01%) User Experience
12 43 (1.80%) Credit Risk
13 35 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
14 29 (1.22%) Market Risk
14 29 (1.22%) Mobile App
15 25 (1.05%) Equities
16 21 (0.88%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.88%) Virtual Team
17 16 (0.67%) Online Games
17 16 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 335 (14.05%) Linux
2 166 (6.96%) Unix
3 87 (3.65%) Windows
4 46 (1.93%) Android
5 35 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.59%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.55%) Mac OS
8 10 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.42%) Solaris
9 9 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.13%) CentOS
13 1 (0.042%) Debian
13 1 (0.042%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.042%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1534 (64.32%) Agile Software Development
2 843 (35.35%) TDD
3 580 (24.32%) Scrum
4 515 (21.59%) OO
5 462 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
6 355 (14.88%) Software Engineering
7 341 (14.30%) BDD
8 328 (13.75%) Microservices
9 308 (12.91%) Test Automation
10 299 (12.54%) Multithreading
11 288 (12.08%) MVC
12 259 (10.86%) Unit Testing
13 243 (10.19%) Mentoring
14 224 (9.39%) E-Commerce
15 206 (8.64%) SDLC
16 182 (7.63%) SOA
17 163 (6.83%) DevOps
18 155 (6.50%) Kanban
19 143 (6.00%) OOP
20 141 (5.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2385 (100.00%) Java
2 847 (35.51%) SQL
3 710 (29.77%) JavaScript
4 215 (9.01%) Python
5 176 (7.38%) Scala
6 137 (5.74%) C#
7 132 (5.53%) PL/SQL
8 83 (3.48%) C++
9 76 (3.19%) PHP
10 68 (2.85%) Groovy
11 66 (2.77%) Ruby
12 63 (2.64%) Perl
13 60 (2.52%) Shell Script
14 57 (2.39%) Bash Shell
15 38 (1.59%) Go
16 30 (1.26%) C
17 22 (0.92%) T-SQL
18 18 (0.75%) Clojure
19 17 (0.71%) ES6
20 14 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 303 (12.70%) Degree
2 118 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.84%) Master's Degree
6 11 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.34%) PhD
8 6 (0.25%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.21%) HND
10 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.17%) PMP
11 3 (0.13%) APMG
11 3 (0.13%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.084%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.042%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.042%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.43%) QA
2 19 (0.80%) MiFID
3 12 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.38%) EMIR
6 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.084%) SLA
8 2 (0.084%) TickIT
9 1 (0.042%) GCP
9 1 (0.042%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.042%) SEPA
System Software
1 121 (5.07%) Docker
2 13 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.25%) HDFS
4 4 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.042%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.042%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.042%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 72 (3.02%) Puppet
2 44 (1.84%) Ansible
3 34 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (1.30%) Kibana
5 26 (1.09%) logstash
6 16 (0.67%) Salt
7 14 (0.59%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.38%) Terraform
9 8 (0.34%) Grafana
9 8 (0.34%) StatsD
10 6 (0.25%) Packer
11 4 (0.17%) Nagios
11 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.13%) Marathon
12 3 (0.13%) Mesos
12 3 (0.13%) Rancher
13 1 (0.042%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.042%) HockeyApp
13 1 (0.042%) Opsview
13 1 (0.042%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 406 (17.02%) Oracle
2 55 (2.31%) SAP
3 47 (1.97%) Sybase
4 45 (1.89%) Google
5 41 (1.72%) TIBCO
6 35 (1.47%) Microsoft
7 33 (1.38%) Red Hat
8 32 (1.34%) hybris
9 29 (1.22%) Apple
9 29 (1.22%) IBM
10 23 (0.96%) Tableau
11 20 (0.84%) Cognizant
12 18 (0.75%) Splunk
13 17 (0.71%) StreamBase
14 14 (0.59%) Perforce
15 12 (0.50%) Adobe
15 12 (0.50%) VMware
16 9 (0.38%) GoldenSource
16 9 (0.38%) InterSystems
16 9 (0.38%) Solace
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55k +Many benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + pension, flexible hours, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
3Search
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 and strong benefits (car, bonus, more)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Company Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Maxwell Bond
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum up to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £800000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus (c100%+) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday