The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 273 299
Rank change year-on-year +39 +26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1193 1209 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 1.16% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.20% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 1121 1029
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 29 March 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 29 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 +35 1112 £60,000 +4.34% 153
London +61 528 £70,000 +7.69% 66
South East -6 170 £52,500 -4.54% 16
City of London +78 144 £80,000 +10.34% 16
East of England +42 105 £52,500 -4.54% 7
North West +42 96 £60,000 +20.00% 23
South West +26 87 £55,000 +10.00% 15
Manchester +26 82 £60,000 +20.00% 16
Yorkshire +12 64 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Scotland +49 53 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Essex +37 50 £50,000 -16.66% 2
Berkshire +27 48 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Leeds +16 46 £55,000 +10.00% 9
West Yorkshire +12 46 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Hertfordshire +44 40 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Milton Keynes +19 37 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 37 £47,500 -18.45% 4
Glasgow +39 36 £56,250 -2.17% 7
East Midlands +27 30 £48,750 +8.33% 7
Gloucestershire -2 24 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Bristol -14 23 £57,500 +33.72% 2
Nottinghamshire +25 22 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Surrey +2 22 £73,000 +32.72% 2
West Midlands -25 22 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Watford - 20 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire +9 19 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Nottingham +22 17 £46,250 +2.77% 4
Edinburgh +9 17 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Wiltshire +30 16 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Oxfordshire +12 16 £47,500 -20.83% 5

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2456 (100.00%) Java
2 1500 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
3 1289 (52.48%) Spring
4 855 (34.81%) SQL
5 763 (31.07%) TDD
6 748 (30.46%) JavaScript
7 666 (27.12%) Finance
8 660 (26.87%) Hibernate
9 569 (23.17%) Scrum
10 546 (22.23%) J2EE
11 519 (21.13%) Web Services
12 508 (20.68%) HTML
13 506 (20.60%) OO
14 453 (18.44%) NoSQL
15 443 (18.04%) Oracle
16 414 (16.86%) REST
17 412 (16.78%) JUnit
18 407 (16.57%) CSS
18 407 (16.57%) Continuous Integration
19 402 (16.37%) Git (software)
20 398 (16.21%) Linux
21 397 (16.16%) Maven
22 395 (16.08%) Software Engineering
23 369 (15.02%) Banking
24 359 (14.62%) AngularJS
25 351 (14.29%) XML
26 316 (12.87%) Tomcat
27 302 (12.30%) BDD
28 294 (11.97%) SOAP
29 292 (11.89%) Jenkins

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
1 316 (12.87%) Tomcat
2 247 (10.06%) JBoss
3 179 (7.29%) WebSphere
4 123 (5.01%) Elasticsearch
5 121 (4.93%) WebLogic
6 96 (3.91%) Apache Spark
7 94 (3.83%) Apache
8 75 (3.05%) Jetty
9 66 (2.69%) Apache Solr
10 61 (2.48%) GlassFish
11 51 (2.08%) Mule
12 46 (1.87%) Mule ESB
13 44 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
14 37 (1.51%) Confluence
15 36 (1.47%) CMS
16 27 (1.10%) OpenStack
16 27 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 12 (0.49%) CoreMedia CMS
17 12 (0.49%) IIS
18 9 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (0.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.041%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.041%) Weka
Business Applications
1 39 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.33%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.041%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.041%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 270 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (4.32%) SaaS
3 61 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 57 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
5 35 (1.43%) GitHub
6 22 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.53%) Heroku
9 7 (0.29%) PaaS
10 6 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.24%) IaaS
11 5 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.12%) Force.com
14 2 (0.081%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.081%) G Suite
14 2 (0.081%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.40%) HTTP
2 53 (2.16%) Internet
3 26 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.65%) SSL
5 9 (0.37%) Value-Added Service
6 5 (0.20%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.20%) Skype
7 3 (0.12%) AMQP
7 3 (0.12%) FTP
7 3 (0.12%) SSH
8 2 (0.081%) Wireless
8 2 (0.081%) X.509
9 1 (0.041%) ATM
9 1 (0.041%) CTI
9 1 (0.041%) DNS
9 1 (0.041%) Firewall
9 1 (0.041%) Network Security
9 1 (0.041%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.041%) SMPP
9 1 (0.041%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (18.44%) NoSQL
2 271 (11.03%) Relational Database
3 270 (10.99%) MySQL
4 211 (8.59%) SQL Server
5 202 (8.22%) MongoDB
6 197 (8.02%) Big Data
7 129 (5.25%) RDBMS
8 127 (5.17%) Hadoop
9 124 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
10 112 (4.56%) Apache Cassandra
11 72 (2.93%) Oracle Database
12 63 (2.57%) DB2
12 63 (2.57%) Redis
13 47 (1.91%) Couchbase
14 44 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 32 (1.30%) HBase
16 30 (1.22%) Riak
17 27 (1.10%) KDB
18 23 (0.94%) Neo4j
19 16 (0.65%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 412 (16.78%) JUnit
2 402 (16.37%) Git (software)
3 397 (16.16%) Maven
4 292 (11.89%) Jenkins
5 191 (7.78%) Gradle
6 184 (7.49%) Subversion
7 139 (5.66%) Ant
8 114 (4.64%) JIRA
9 103 (4.19%) Eclipse
10 95 (3.87%) Selenium
11 93 (3.79%) Cucumber
12 81 (3.30%) Mockito
13 80 (3.26%) IntelliJ
14 49 (2.00%) Mercurial
15 48 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 30 (1.22%) TeamCity
17 26 (1.06%) Hudson
18 24 (0.98%) JMeter
19 23 (0.94%) jMock
20 22 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 666 (27.12%) Finance
2 369 (15.02%) Banking
3 118 (4.80%) Front Office
4 116 (4.72%) Retail
5 89 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 69 (2.81%) Games
7 51 (2.08%) Advertising
8 48 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 47 (1.91%) Electronics
9 47 (1.91%) Marketing
10 37 (1.51%) Investment Banking
11 33 (1.34%) Back Office
11 33 (1.34%) Publishing
12 24 (0.98%) Automotive
13 14 (0.57%) Prime Brokerage
14 10 (0.41%) Legal
14 10 (0.41%) Online Betting
15 7 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.24%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.16%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1289 (52.48%) Spring
2 660 (26.87%) Hibernate
3 546 (22.23%) J2EE
4 519 (21.13%) Web Services
5 508 (20.68%) HTML
6 414 (16.86%) REST
7 407 (16.57%) CSS
8 359 (14.62%) AngularJS
9 351 (14.29%) XML
10 294 (11.97%) SOAP
11 283 (11.52%) Java EE
12 276 (11.24%) JMS
13 275 (11.20%) RESTful
14 229 (9.32%) Node.js
15 171 (6.96%) JPA
16 162 (6.60%) HTML5
17 160 (6.51%) Spring MVC
18 157 (6.39%) JDBC
19 155 (6.31%) JSON
20 140 (5.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 237 (9.65%) Computer Science
2 111 (4.52%) Algorithms
3 100 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
4 86 (3.50%) Data Structures
5 79 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (3.01%) Fintech
6 74 (3.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 55 (2.24%) iPad
8 53 (2.16%) User Experience
9 38 (1.55%) Derivative
10 26 (1.06%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.06%) Fixed Income
11 23 (0.94%) Mobile App
12 21 (0.86%) Virtual Team
13 20 (0.81%) Equities
14 17 (0.69%) Reference Data
15 14 (0.57%) Internet of Things
15 14 (0.57%) Social Network
16 11 (0.45%) Life Science
16 11 (0.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 398 (16.21%) Linux
2 155 (6.31%) Unix
3 103 (4.19%) Windows
4 37 (1.51%) Android
5 18 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.73%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.33%) Mac OS
8 8 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.16%) Solaris
11 3 (0.12%) CentOS
11 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.081%) Debian
13 1 (0.041%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1500 (61.07%) Agile Software Development
2 763 (31.07%) TDD
3 569 (23.17%) Scrum
4 506 (20.60%) OO
5 407 (16.57%) Continuous Integration
6 395 (16.08%) Software Engineering
7 302 (12.30%) BDD
8 278 (11.32%) Microservices
9 272 (11.07%) MVC
10 262 (10.67%) Mentoring
11 258 (10.50%) Multithreading
12 254 (10.34%) E-Commerce
13 221 (9.00%) Unit Testing
14 185 (7.53%) SDLC
15 181 (7.37%) OOP
16 175 (7.13%) SOA
17 174 (7.08%) Kanban
18 160 (6.51%) Web Development
19 158 (6.43%) OOD
20 156 (6.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2456 (100.00%) Java
2 855 (34.81%) SQL
3 748 (30.46%) JavaScript
4 255 (10.38%) Scala
5 198 (8.06%) Python
6 149 (6.07%) C#
7 116 (4.72%) Groovy
8 101 (4.11%) PL/SQL
9 100 (4.07%) C++
10 74 (3.01%) PHP
11 69 (2.81%) Ruby
12 59 (2.40%) Shell Script
13 50 (2.04%) Go
14 47 (1.91%) Perl
15 42 (1.71%) C
16 39 (1.59%) Clojure
17 37 (1.51%) Bash Shell
18 21 (0.86%) Haskell
19 17 (0.69%) T-SQL
20 16 (0.65%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 288 (11.73%) Degree
2 52 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 41 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.57%) PhD
5 7 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.24%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.12%) APMG
7 3 (0.12%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.12%) PMP
8 2 (0.081%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.081%) HND
8 2 (0.081%) OCP
8 2 (0.081%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.041%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.041%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (3.18%) QA
2 16 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 16 (0.65%) MiFID
3 11 (0.45%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.29%) EMIR
6 6 (0.24%) SDET
7 4 (0.16%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.16%) SLA
8 2 (0.081%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.081%) TickIT
9 1 (0.041%) Data Quality
System Software
1 115 (4.68%) Docker
2 19 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 13 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.53%) vSphere
5 10 (0.41%) HDFS
6 4 (0.16%) Firmware
7 3 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 81 (3.30%) Puppet
2 52 (2.12%) Ansible
3 48 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (1.47%) Kibana
5 30 (1.22%) logstash
6 21 (0.86%) Kubernetes
6 21 (0.86%) Salt
7 9 (0.37%) Grafana
8 6 (0.24%) Marathon
8 6 (0.24%) Mesos
8 6 (0.24%) Packer
9 5 (0.20%) StatsD
9 5 (0.20%) Terraform
10 4 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.041%) Control-M
11 1 (0.041%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.041%) Nagios
11 1 (0.041%) Oozie
11 1 (0.041%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 443 (18.04%) Oracle
2 53 (2.16%) Sybase
3 51 (2.08%) SAP
4 49 (2.00%) TIBCO
5 42 (1.71%) Google
6 34 (1.38%) IBM
6 34 (1.38%) Microsoft
7 31 (1.26%) Apple
8 28 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 28 (1.14%) Solace
9 21 (0.86%) hybris
10 18 (0.73%) VMware
11 17 (0.69%) ION Trading
12 12 (0.49%) Adobe
12 12 (0.49%) Cognizant
13 11 (0.45%) MuleSoft
13 11 (0.45%) Rackspace
13 11 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.41%) Perforce
15 9 (0.37%) InterSystems
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Generous bonus scheme + other benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
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Salary: £0.00 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus (15%) + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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London
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Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
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South West London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pens, Bonus, Health etc
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Many benefits
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