The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 273 313
Rank change year-on-year +26 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 1185 1189 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.19% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.24% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 962 1089 1003
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £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 82911 96253 103280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.18% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 68445 80998 84649
Median salary £45,000 £47,300 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.86% +5.11%  
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +24 1087 £60,000 - 159
London +21 549 £70,000 +7.69% 81
South East +49 161 £55,000 +4.76% 21
City of London +25 113 £92,500 +29.82% 13
North West +4 111 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Manchester +12 97 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Scotland +51 76 £55,000 +10.00% 7
South West +2 74 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Yorkshire 0 66 £52,500 +10.52% 19
East of England -22 66 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Glasgow +51 61 £57,500 - 3
West Yorkshire +12 51 £56,250 +12.50% 12
Leeds +21 49 £57,500 +15.00% 10
Berkshire +47 44 £61,250 +6.52% 4
Surrey +18 39 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Buckinghamshire +23 37 £47,500 - 4
Milton Keynes +15 36 £47,500 - 2
Essex +11 35 £50,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +50 32 £53,750 +7.50% 7
Reading +26 25 £63,750 +6.25% 2
Bristol -10 24 £55,000 +12.82% 5
West Midlands -25 22 £53,750 -6.52% 6
Stockport - 21 £50,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +10 20 £65,000 +11.11% 2
Gloucestershire -6 19 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Nottinghamshire - 18 £53,750 - 6
Nottingham - 17 £55,000 - 6
Cheltenham +10 15 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Edinburgh +1 15 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Guildford +33 14 £75,000 +130.76% 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2368 (100.00%) Java
2 1518 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
3 1282 (54.14%) Spring
4 853 (36.02%) SQL
5 837 (35.35%) TDD
6 711 (30.03%) JavaScript
7 708 (29.90%) Hibernate
8 694 (29.31%) Finance
9 576 (24.32%) Scrum
10 526 (22.21%) OO
11 518 (21.88%) Web Services
12 486 (20.52%) J2EE
13 485 (20.48%) HTML
14 439 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
15 425 (17.95%) REST
16 413 (17.44%) Git (software)
17 411 (17.36%) JUnit
18 410 (17.31%) Maven
19 400 (16.89%) NoSQL
20 392 (16.55%) Oracle
21 390 (16.47%) XML
22 388 (16.39%) CSS
23 379 (16.01%) AngularJS
24 360 (15.20%) Software Engineering
25 358 (15.12%) Banking
26 352 (14.86%) Linux
27 340 (14.36%) BDD
28 319 (13.47%) Test Automation
29 311 (13.13%) SOAP
30 310 (13.09%) 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
1 310 (13.09%) Tomcat
2 225 (9.50%) JBoss
3 163 (6.88%) WebSphere
4 115 (4.86%) Elasticsearch
5 106 (4.48%) WebLogic
6 90 (3.80%) Apache Spark
7 87 (3.67%) Apache
8 65 (2.74%) Apache Solr
9 58 (2.45%) Jetty
10 47 (1.98%) Confluence
10 47 (1.98%) GlassFish
11 39 (1.65%) Mule
12 36 (1.52%) CMS
13 32 (1.35%) Mule ESB
13 32 (1.35%) OpenStack
13 32 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
14 24 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 14 (0.59%) WildFly
16 13 (0.55%) CoreMedia CMS
16 13 (0.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.042%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.042%) Weka
Business Applications
1 42 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.25%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.084%) Endur
5 2 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.042%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.042%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 234 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (3.59%) SaaS
3 63 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
5 40 (1.69%) GitHub
6 22 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 20 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.42%) PaaS
9 9 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.30%) IaaS
11 6 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.25%) Heroku
12 5 (0.21%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.21%) Slack
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
13 3 (0.13%) Force.com
13 3 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.084%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.49%) HTTP
2 42 (1.77%) Internet
3 22 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.38%) AMQP
5 8 (0.34%) Skype
6 7 (0.30%) SSH
6 7 (0.30%) SSL
6 7 (0.30%) Value-Added Service
7 2 (0.084%) ATM
7 2 (0.084%) Intranet
8 1 (0.042%) DNS
8 1 (0.042%) FTP
8 1 (0.042%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.042%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.042%) Network Security
8 1 (0.042%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.042%) SMPP
8 1 (0.042%) SNMP
8 1 (0.042%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (16.89%) NoSQL
2 273 (11.53%) Relational Database
3 240 (10.14%) MySQL
4 216 (9.12%) SQL Server
5 198 (8.36%) MongoDB
6 178 (7.52%) Big Data
7 131 (5.53%) Hadoop
7 131 (5.53%) RDBMS
8 121 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
9 112 (4.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 65 (2.74%) Oracle Database
11 64 (2.70%) Redis
12 55 (2.32%) DB2
13 46 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 37 (1.56%) Couchbase
15 33 (1.39%) Riak
16 32 (1.35%) HBase
17 19 (0.80%) Neo4j
18 18 (0.76%) KDB
19 17 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 413 (17.44%) Git (software)
2 411 (17.36%) JUnit
3 410 (17.31%) Maven
4 303 (12.80%) Jenkins
5 175 (7.39%) Subversion
6 165 (6.97%) Gradle
7 152 (6.42%) Ant
8 134 (5.66%) Selenium
9 125 (5.28%) JIRA
10 104 (4.39%) Cucumber
11 87 (3.67%) Eclipse
12 85 (3.59%) Mockito
13 80 (3.38%) IntelliJ
14 50 (2.11%) Mercurial
15 44 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 33 (1.39%) Hudson
17 32 (1.35%) TeamCity
18 24 (1.01%) DbUnit
18 24 (1.01%) JMeter
19 23 (0.97%) SonarQube
General
1 694 (29.31%) Finance
2 358 (15.12%) Banking
3 115 (4.86%) Retail
4 95 (4.01%) Front Office
5 88 (3.72%) Telecoms
6 82 (3.46%) Games
7 77 (3.25%) Investment Banking
8 62 (2.62%) Marketing
9 57 (2.41%) Advertising
10 50 (2.11%) Electronics
11 46 (1.94%) Manufacturing
12 37 (1.56%) Back Office
12 37 (1.56%) Publishing
13 26 (1.10%) Automotive
13 26 (1.10%) Retail Banking
14 16 (0.68%) Legal
15 15 (0.63%) Prime Brokerage
16 14 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.42%) Online Betting
18 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1282 (54.14%) Spring
2 708 (29.90%) Hibernate
3 518 (21.88%) Web Services
4 486 (20.52%) J2EE
5 485 (20.48%) HTML
6 425 (17.95%) REST
7 390 (16.47%) XML
8 388 (16.39%) CSS
9 379 (16.01%) AngularJS
10 311 (13.13%) SOAP
11 285 (12.04%) RESTful
12 277 (11.70%) Java EE
13 238 (10.05%) JMS
14 223 (9.42%) Node.js
15 197 (8.32%) Spring Boot
16 172 (7.26%) JSON
17 155 (6.55%) Spring MVC
18 154 (6.50%) HTML5
19 149 (6.29%) React
20 148 (6.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 257 (10.85%) Computer Science
2 223 (9.42%) Greenfield Project
3 116 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
4 96 (4.05%) Algorithms
5 90 (3.80%) Fintech
6 78 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 77 (3.25%) Data Structures
8 73 (3.08%) iPad
9 60 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 54 (2.28%) User Experience
11 43 (1.82%) Derivative
12 38 (1.60%) Credit Risk
13 30 (1.27%) Mobile App
14 24 (1.01%) Equities
15 23 (0.97%) Market Risk
16 21 (0.89%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.89%) Virtual Team
17 18 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
18 17 (0.72%) Client/Server
18 17 (0.72%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 352 (14.86%) Linux
2 152 (6.42%) Unix
3 96 (4.05%) Windows
4 39 (1.65%) Android
5 28 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.55%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.38%) Solaris
9 9 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.084%) CentOS
12 2 (0.084%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1518 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 837 (35.35%) TDD
3 576 (24.32%) Scrum
4 526 (22.21%) OO
5 439 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
6 360 (15.20%) Software Engineering
7 340 (14.36%) BDD
8 319 (13.47%) Test Automation
9 301 (12.71%) Microservices
10 279 (11.78%) Multithreading
11 256 (10.81%) MVC
12 241 (10.18%) Unit Testing
13 238 (10.05%) E-Commerce
14 235 (9.92%) Mentoring
15 193 (8.15%) SDLC
16 174 (7.35%) SOA
17 167 (7.05%) OOP
18 163 (6.88%) DevOps
19 160 (6.76%) Kanban
20 146 (6.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2368 (100.00%) Java
2 853 (36.02%) SQL
3 711 (30.03%) JavaScript
4 203 (8.57%) Python
5 191 (8.07%) Scala
6 144 (6.08%) C#
7 114 (4.81%) PL/SQL
8 92 (3.89%) C++
9 82 (3.46%) Groovy
10 76 (3.21%) PHP
11 66 (2.79%) Ruby
12 63 (2.66%) Shell Script
13 55 (2.32%) Perl
14 49 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 42 (1.77%) Go
16 32 (1.35%) C
17 22 (0.93%) Clojure
18 17 (0.72%) T-SQL
19 16 (0.68%) TypeScript
20 15 (0.63%) ES6
Qualifications
1 301 (12.71%) Degree
2 113 (4.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.84%) Master's Degree
6 10 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.30%) PhD
8 6 (0.25%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.17%) PMP
10 3 (0.13%) APMG
10 3 (0.13%) HND
10 3 (0.13%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.084%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.084%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.042%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (2.66%) QA
2 24 (1.01%) MiFID
3 13 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.46%) EMIR
4 11 (0.46%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.084%) TickIT
7 1 (0.042%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.042%) GCP
7 1 (0.042%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.042%) SLA
System Software
1 119 (5.03%) Docker
2 17 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.34%) vSphere
4 7 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (0.25%) HDFS
6 3 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 72 (3.04%) Puppet
2 47 (1.98%) Ansible
3 37 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (1.44%) Kibana
5 29 (1.22%) logstash
6 19 (0.80%) Salt
7 17 (0.72%) Kubernetes
8 8 (0.34%) Grafana
8 8 (0.34%) StatsD
8 8 (0.34%) Terraform
9 7 (0.30%) Marathon
9 7 (0.30%) Mesos
10 5 (0.21%) Packer
11 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.13%) Rancher
13 2 (0.084%) Nagios
14 1 (0.042%) Hadoop YARN
14 1 (0.042%) Prometheus
14 1 (0.042%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 392 (16.55%) Oracle
2 47 (1.98%) SAP
3 46 (1.94%) Sybase
4 38 (1.60%) Microsoft
5 37 (1.56%) Google
5 37 (1.56%) TIBCO
6 35 (1.48%) Apple
7 32 (1.35%) Red Hat
8 27 (1.14%) IBM
9 25 (1.06%) hybris
10 17 (0.72%) StreamBase
10 17 (0.72%) VMware
11 16 (0.68%) Cognizant
12 15 (0.63%) Perforce
12 15 (0.63%) Solace
13 13 (0.55%) Splunk
14 11 (0.46%) Adobe
15 10 (0.42%) Rackspace
15 10 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.42%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Flex Working and Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £90000 Per Annum bonus incentive, pension, medical care
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and extras!
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + free gym, parking, insurances & fruit
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £64000 per annum + gym, pension, bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago