Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 246 286
Rank change year-on-year -27 +40 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 2,042 2,464 2,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.41% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.46% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,721 2,206 2,282
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £39,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £92,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 167,654 168,474 203,619
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 137,274 139,969 170,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Java Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 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 -28 1,909 £62,500 - 251
UK excluding London -25 1,034 £55,000 +4.76% 138
London -36 998 £70,000 -3.45% 123
South East +2 341 £55,000 -4.35% 51
North of England -44 207 £50,000 - 27
South West -30 130 £52,500 - 16
Midlands +49 128 £55,000 +10.00% 14
North West -67 116 £52,500 - 15
Scotland +1 114 £52,500 +5.00% 8
East of England -67 103 £57,500 +9.52% 20
West Midlands +49 80 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Yorkshire +1 78 £50,000 - 10
East Midlands +31 48 £52,500 +10.53% 3
North East -20 13 £40,000 +4.70% 2
Wales -29 12 £48,750 -2.50% 1

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

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 2,041 (99.95%) Java
2 1,269 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1,150 (56.32%) Spring
4 713 (34.92%) JavaScript
5 700 (34.28%) TDD
6 645 (31.59%) SQL
7 595 (29.14%) Finance
8 536 (26.25%) Hibernate
9 462 (22.62%) HTML
10 438 (21.45%) Software Engineering
11 435 (21.30%) Web Services
12 403 (19.74%) Scrum
13 398 (19.49%) AngularJS
14 389 (19.05%) Microservices
15 356 (17.43%) Degree
16 353 (17.29%) J2EE
17 339 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
18 338 (16.55%) CSS
19 328 (16.06%) REST
20 324 (15.87%) RESTful
21 315 (15.43%) Linux
22 312 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
23 305 (14.94%) OO
24 301 (14.74%) NoSQL
25 282 (13.81%) Banking
26 281 (13.76%) Oracle
27 267 (13.08%) Mentoring
28 258 (12.63%) BDD
29 257 (12.59%) Maven
30 256 (12.54%) MVC

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
1 185 (9.06%) Tomcat
2 141 (6.90%) JBoss
3 104 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
4 66 (3.23%) Apache
5 62 (3.04%) Apache Spark
6 60 (2.94%) WebSphere
7 53 (2.60%) WebLogic
8 45 (2.20%) Apache Solr
9 39 (1.91%) Mule
10 36 (1.76%) Jetty
11 34 (1.67%) Confluence
12 23 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 19 (0.93%) Mule ESB
14 16 (0.78%) nginx
15 15 (0.73%) CMS
15 15 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.64%) Apache Pig
16 13 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
17 12 (0.59%) WildFly
18 11 (0.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.049%) Weka
Business Applications
1 17 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.049%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.049%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 339 (16.60%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (2.50%) GitHub
4 46 (2.25%) SaaS
5 31 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 25 (1.22%) OpenShift
8 21 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (0.73%) Serverless
10 13 (0.64%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.54%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 11 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.44%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 9 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.44%) PaaS
13 5 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.24%) Google Play
14 3 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
14 3 (0.15%) Bluemix
14 3 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.45%) HTTP
2 48 (2.35%) Internet
3 22 (1.08%) AMQP
4 12 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.54%) SSL
6 5 (0.24%) Skype
7 4 (0.20%) Network Security
8 3 (0.15%) Broadband
8 3 (0.15%) SSH
9 2 (0.098%) Hyperconnected
9 2 (0.098%) SMS
10 1 (0.049%) ATM
10 1 (0.049%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.049%) DNS
10 1 (0.049%) SNMP
10 1 (0.049%) Value-Added Service
10 1 (0.049%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (14.74%) NoSQL
2 181 (8.86%) Big Data
3 173 (8.47%) MySQL
4 166 (8.13%) Relational Database
5 138 (6.76%) MongoDB
6 115 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 113 (5.53%) SQL Server
8 99 (4.85%) Hadoop
9 87 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
10 76 (3.72%) RDBMS
11 58 (2.84%) Redis
12 43 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 42 (2.06%) HBase
14 30 (1.47%) Blockchain
15 27 (1.32%) Oracle Database
16 24 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.69%) Neo4j
18 12 (0.59%) Hazelcast
19 11 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
19 11 (0.54%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 257 (12.59%) Maven
2 250 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 224 (10.97%) Jenkins
4 213 (10.43%) JUnit
5 147 (7.20%) Subversion
6 106 (5.19%) JIRA
7 98 (4.80%) Cucumber
7 98 (4.80%) Selenium
8 78 (3.82%) Eclipse
8 78 (3.82%) Gradle
9 45 (2.20%) Mockito
10 41 (2.01%) IntelliJ
11 40 (1.96%) TeamCity
12 39 (1.91%) Ant
13 30 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
14 21 (1.03%) ClearCase
15 20 (0.98%) Spock
16 18 (0.88%) Bitbucket
17 16 (0.78%) Hudson
18 14 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 595 (29.14%) Finance
2 282 (13.81%) Banking
3 120 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 97 (4.75%) Games
5 80 (3.92%) Advertising
6 75 (3.67%) Retail
7 64 (3.13%) Front Office
7 64 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 55 (2.69%) Retail Banking
9 40 (1.96%) Back Office
9 40 (1.96%) Marketing
10 35 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 34 (1.67%) Electronics
12 32 (1.57%) Financial Institution
13 26 (1.27%) Publishing
14 15 (0.73%) Law
15 10 (0.49%) Automotive
15 10 (0.49%) Online Betting
16 9 (0.44%) Legal
17 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,150 (56.32%) Spring
2 536 (26.25%) Hibernate
3 462 (22.62%) HTML
4 435 (21.30%) Web Services
5 398 (19.49%) AngularJS
6 353 (17.29%) J2EE
7 338 (16.55%) CSS
8 328 (16.06%) REST
9 324 (15.87%) RESTful
10 250 (12.24%) Spring Boot
11 231 (11.31%) Java EE
12 208 (10.19%) XML
13 181 (8.86%) Node.js
14 179 (8.77%) React
15 161 (7.88%) HTML5
16 148 (7.25%) Spring MVC
17 146 (7.15%) JSON
18 145 (7.10%) SOAP
19 135 (6.61%) JMS
20 123 (6.02%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 235 (11.51%) Computer Science
2 192 (9.40%) Fintech
3 179 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
4 116 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (2.64%) Algorithms
6 54 (2.64%) Equities
7 50 (2.45%) Derivative
8 47 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 46 (2.25%) User Experience
10 39 (1.91%) Mobile App
11 38 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 37 (1.81%) Fixed Income
13 31 (1.52%) Online Games
14 25 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
15 20 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 20 (0.98%) Private Cloud
16 13 (0.64%) Bitcoin
17 11 (0.54%) Public Cloud
18 10 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 315 (15.43%) Linux
2 161 (7.88%) Unix
3 69 (3.38%) Windows
4 56 (2.74%) Android
5 45 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.18%) Solaris
8 22 (1.08%) Mac OS
9 14 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
11 8 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.20%) CentOS
12 4 (0.20%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.15%) openSUSE
14 2 (0.098%) Debian
14 2 (0.098%) HPUX
14 2 (0.098%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.049%) Fedora
15 1 (0.049%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,269 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 700 (34.28%) TDD
3 438 (21.45%) Software Engineering
4 403 (19.74%) Scrum
5 389 (19.05%) Microservices
6 312 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
7 305 (14.94%) OO
8 267 (13.08%) Mentoring
9 258 (12.63%) BDD
10 256 (12.54%) MVC
11 240 (11.75%) SDLC
12 195 (9.55%) DevOps
13 192 (9.40%) Multithreading
14 177 (8.67%) Unit Testing
15 176 (8.62%) Test Automation
16 172 (8.42%) E-Commerce
17 145 (7.10%) Open Source
18 133 (6.51%) SOA
19 129 (6.32%) Kanban
20 114 (5.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2,041 (99.95%) Java
2 713 (34.92%) JavaScript
3 645 (31.59%) SQL
4 199 (9.75%) Scala
5 193 (9.45%) Python
6 130 (6.37%) PHP
7 107 (5.24%) C#
8 89 (4.36%) C++
9 81 (3.97%) Groovy
10 68 (3.33%) Ruby
11 59 (2.89%) PL/SQL
12 46 (2.25%) C
13 41 (2.01%) Shell Script
14 25 (1.22%) Kotlin
15 23 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 23 (1.13%) R
16 22 (1.08%) Go
17 14 (0.69%) ActionScript
18 13 (0.64%) Clojure
18 13 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 356 (17.43%) Degree
2 130 (6.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.64%) PhD
6 12 (0.59%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (0.54%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.098%) OCP
10 1 (0.049%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.049%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.77%) QA
2 20 (0.98%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.44%) SLA
4 4 (0.20%) PSD2
5 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.15%) MiFID
5 3 (0.15%) SEPA
6 2 (0.098%) GCP
7 1 (0.049%) PMO
System Software
1 187 (9.16%) Docker
2 33 (1.62%) HDFS
3 8 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.098%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.098%) vSphere
5 1 (0.049%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 75 (3.67%) Puppet
2 61 (2.99%) Ansible
3 37 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 9 (0.44%) Terraform
6 5 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.24%) Salt
7 3 (0.15%) Packer
8 2 (0.098%) Ambari
8 2 (0.098%) Kibana
8 2 (0.098%) logstash
8 2 (0.098%) Rancher
9 1 (0.049%) Grafana
9 1 (0.049%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.049%) StatsD
Vendors
1 281 (13.76%) Oracle
2 66 (3.23%) Google
3 37 (1.81%) SAP
4 34 (1.67%) Microsoft
5 31 (1.52%) IBM
6 26 (1.27%) hybris
7 20 (0.98%) WorldPay
8 19 (0.93%) Sybase
9 17 (0.83%) Apple
9 17 (0.83%) TIBCO
10 14 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (0.64%) Capita
12 12 (0.59%) Facebook
13 10 (0.49%) Talend
14 9 (0.44%) Apigee
15 7 (0.34%) ION Trading
15 7 (0.34%) Sun
16 6 (0.29%) Red Hat
17 5 (0.24%) Adobe
17 5 (0.24%) Reuters