Period
to 24 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 August 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
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 246 274 291
Rank change year-on-year +28 +17 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 2447 2419 2404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.23% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.28% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 2176 2193
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £43,550 £42,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 168479 189451 208891
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 135572 159352 172128
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the UK

Senior Java Developer
Top 16 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 6 months to 24 August 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 +17 2275 £60,000 - 161
London +15 1244 £70,000 +3.70% 98
UK excluding London +17 1190 £55,000 +10.00% 79
South East +71 368 £57,500 +9.52% 22
North of England -4 289 £55,000 +15.79% 18
North West +2 170 £60,000 +26.32% 10
South West +12 149 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Scotland +54 134 £50,000 +5.26% 12
East of England -45 131 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Yorkshire -1 108 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Midlands +28 92 £52,500 +5.00% 11
East Midlands +49 54 £51,250 +6.77% 5
West Midlands -10 38 £55,000 +4.76% 6
Wales -7 17 £50,000 +8.11% 3
North East +22 11 £45,500 +1.11%
Northern Ireland -9 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 2447 (100.00%) Java
2 1610 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
3 1377 (56.27%) Spring
4 872 (35.64%) SQL
5 869 (35.51%) TDD
6 861 (35.19%) Finance
7 781 (31.92%) Hibernate
8 669 (27.34%) JavaScript
9 564 (23.05%) Scrum
10 538 (21.99%) Web Services
11 526 (21.50%) OO
12 481 (19.66%) HTML
13 460 (18.80%) Banking
14 450 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
15 447 (18.27%) Maven
16 444 (18.14%) REST
17 439 (17.94%) JUnit
18 416 (17.00%) Oracle
19 405 (16.55%) J2EE
20 395 (16.14%) Microservices
21 380 (15.53%) XML
22 379 (15.49%) Git (software)
23 374 (15.28%) RESTful
23 374 (15.28%) BDD
24 371 (15.16%) AngularJS
25 368 (15.04%) NoSQL
26 358 (14.63%) Software Engineering
27 341 (13.94%) MVC
28 338 (13.81%) CSS
29 332 (13.57%) Tomcat

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
1 332 (13.57%) Tomcat
2 223 (9.11%) JBoss
3 109 (4.45%) Elasticsearch
3 109 (4.45%) WebSphere
4 95 (3.88%) Apache Spark
5 85 (3.47%) WebLogic
6 81 (3.31%) Apache
7 57 (2.33%) Apache Solr
8 51 (2.08%) Confluence
9 45 (1.84%) Mule
10 36 (1.47%) Jetty
11 34 (1.39%) CMS
12 31 (1.27%) Mule ESB
13 26 (1.06%) GlassFish
14 25 (1.02%) OpenStack
15 24 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (0.86%) Apache TomEE
17 18 (0.74%) WildFly
18 17 (0.69%) CoreMedia CMS
19 16 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.20%) Endur
4 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.082%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.041%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 315 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (2.90%) SaaS
4 42 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
6 40 (1.63%) GitHub
7 35 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
8 32 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.61%) PaaS
10 7 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.29%) IaaS
11 5 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.16%) Bluemix
12 4 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
13 3 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.12%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.08%) HTTP
1 51 (2.08%) Internet
2 37 (1.51%) AMQP
3 13 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.29%) Skype
4 7 (0.29%) SSH
5 6 (0.25%) VoIP
6 4 (0.16%) Intranet
7 3 (0.12%) SMS
8 2 (0.082%) IMAP
8 2 (0.082%) SMTP
8 2 (0.082%) SS7
8 2 (0.082%) SSL
9 1 (0.041%) ATM
9 1 (0.041%) DNS
9 1 (0.041%) HbbTV
9 1 (0.041%) NGN
9 1 (0.041%) SNMP
9 1 (0.041%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.041%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (15.04%) NoSQL
2 252 (10.30%) Relational Database
3 246 (10.05%) MySQL
4 198 (8.09%) MongoDB
5 161 (6.58%) SQL Server
6 160 (6.54%) Big Data
7 141 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
8 130 (5.31%) Apache Cassandra
9 124 (5.07%) Hadoop
10 123 (5.03%) RDBMS
11 70 (2.86%) Redis
12 68 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 62 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
14 55 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
14 55 (2.25%) Oracle Database
15 39 (1.59%) DB2
16 24 (0.98%) Riak
17 19 (0.78%) HBase
17 19 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
18 18 (0.74%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 447 (18.27%) Maven
2 439 (17.94%) JUnit
3 379 (15.49%) Git (software)
4 316 (12.91%) Jenkins
5 160 (6.54%) Selenium
6 158 (6.46%) Subversion
7 127 (5.19%) JIRA
8 124 (5.07%) Mockito
9 123 (5.03%) Gradle
10 121 (4.94%) Ant
11 112 (4.58%) Cucumber
12 87 (3.56%) Eclipse
13 72 (2.94%) IntelliJ
14 56 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
15 34 (1.39%) Mercurial
16 30 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 29 (1.19%) TeamCity
18 27 (1.10%) DbUnit
19 26 (1.06%) WebDriver
20 24 (0.98%) Hudson
General
1 861 (35.19%) Finance
2 460 (18.80%) Banking
3 293 (11.97%) Retail
4 275 (11.24%) Investment Banking
5 204 (8.34%) Retail Banking
6 149 (6.09%) Marketing
7 126 (5.15%) Telecoms
8 111 (4.54%) Front Office
9 89 (3.64%) Electronics
9 89 (3.64%) Manufacturing
10 85 (3.47%) Games
11 75 (3.06%) Publishing
12 56 (2.29%) Financial Institution
13 49 (2.00%) Advertising
14 22 (0.90%) Legal
15 20 (0.82%) Back Office
16 18 (0.74%) Automotive
17 14 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.41%) Law
19 6 (0.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1377 (56.27%) Spring
2 781 (31.92%) Hibernate
3 538 (21.99%) Web Services
4 481 (19.66%) HTML
5 444 (18.14%) REST
6 405 (16.55%) J2EE
7 380 (15.53%) XML
8 374 (15.28%) RESTful
9 371 (15.16%) AngularJS
10 338 (13.81%) CSS
11 287 (11.73%) Java EE
12 286 (11.69%) SOAP
13 238 (9.73%) Spring Boot
14 214 (8.75%) JMS
15 205 (8.38%) JSON
16 193 (7.89%) Spring MVC
17 190 (7.76%) Node.js
18 172 (7.03%) HTML5
19 163 (6.66%) JPA
20 161 (6.58%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 274 (11.20%) Greenfield Project
2 244 (9.97%) Computer Science
3 125 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
4 115 (4.70%) Fintech
5 86 (3.51%) Derivative
6 78 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 75 (3.06%) iPad
8 73 (2.98%) Equity Derivative
9 67 (2.74%) Equities
10 63 (2.57%) User Experience
11 62 (2.53%) Algorithms
11 62 (2.53%) Credit Risk
12 58 (2.37%) Data Structures
13 41 (1.68%) Market Risk
14 39 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 34 (1.39%) Mobile App
16 29 (1.19%) Life Science
17 21 (0.86%) Fixed Income
17 21 (0.86%) Hedge funds
18 18 (0.74%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 331 (13.53%) Linux
2 209 (8.54%) Unix
3 83 (3.39%) Windows
4 42 (1.72%) Android
5 33 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.61%) Mac OS
7 14 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.37%) Solaris
10 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.041%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1610 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 869 (35.51%) TDD
3 564 (23.05%) Scrum
4 526 (21.50%) OO
5 450 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
6 395 (16.14%) Microservices
7 374 (15.28%) BDD
8 358 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 341 (13.94%) MVC
10 313 (12.79%) Multithreading
11 304 (12.42%) Unit Testing
12 257 (10.50%) SDLC
13 238 (9.73%) Test Automation
14 226 (9.24%) Mentoring
15 225 (9.19%) E-Commerce
16 212 (8.66%) Asset Management
17 207 (8.46%) Wealth Management
18 182 (7.44%) DevOps
19 175 (7.15%) Kanban
20 173 (7.07%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2447 (100.00%) Java
2 872 (35.64%) SQL
3 669 (27.34%) JavaScript
4 235 (9.60%) Python
5 175 (7.15%) PL/SQL
5 175 (7.15%) Scala
6 108 (4.41%) C#
7 100 (4.09%) Shell Script
8 78 (3.19%) Bash Shell
8 78 (3.19%) Perl
9 75 (3.06%) C++
10 70 (2.86%) PHP
11 63 (2.57%) Groovy
12 51 (2.08%) Ruby
13 31 (1.27%) Go
14 27 (1.10%) C
15 24 (0.98%) Clojure
16 22 (0.90%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.57%) ES6
18 10 (0.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 320 (13.08%) Degree
2 116 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 15 (0.61%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.20%) HND
7 5 (0.20%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.16%) PhD
9 3 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.12%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.12%) PMP
10 2 (0.082%) APMG
11 1 (0.041%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.041%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.76%) QA
2 17 (0.69%) MiFID
3 8 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.29%) EMIR
5 6 (0.25%) SLA
6 4 (0.16%) SEPA
7 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.082%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.041%) GCP
9 1 (0.041%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.041%) TickIT
System Software
1 155 (6.33%) Docker
2 12 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (0.33%) HDFS
4 4 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.16%) vSphere
5 1 (0.041%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.041%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 58 (2.37%) Puppet
2 39 (1.59%) Ansible
3 19 (0.78%) Kibana
3 19 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 19 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.69%) logstash
4 17 (0.69%) Terraform
5 8 (0.33%) Grafana
5 8 (0.33%) Packer
6 6 (0.25%) StatsD
7 5 (0.20%) Salt
8 4 (0.16%) Opsview
9 3 (0.12%) Marathon
9 3 (0.12%) Mesos
9 3 (0.12%) Nagios
9 3 (0.12%) Rancher
10 2 (0.082%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.041%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.041%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 416 (17.00%) Oracle
2 82 (3.35%) SAP
3 76 (3.11%) TIBCO
4 72 (2.94%) Google
5 51 (2.08%) Tableau
6 46 (1.88%) Sybase
7 42 (1.72%) IBM
8 41 (1.68%) Apple
9 39 (1.59%) Microsoft
10 36 (1.47%) hybris
11 26 (1.06%) Cognizant
12 23 (0.94%) Red Hat
13 21 (0.86%) Splunk
14 12 (0.49%) StreamBase
15 11 (0.45%) Adobe
15 11 (0.45%) VMware
16 10 (0.41%) BEA
16 10 (0.41%) Perforce
17 9 (0.37%) JD Edwards
17 9 (0.37%) PeopleSoft