Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 259 276
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 2311 2529 2584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.33% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.38% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 2247 2380
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £80,000
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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -2 2177 £60,000 - 134
London -18 1228 £70,000 - 78
UK excluding London -5 1071 £55,000 +4.76% 68
South East +31 382 £57,500 +4.55% 14
North of England -38 205 £50,000 +4.17% 23
South West -19 136 £52,500 - 9
North West -58 125 £55,000 +15.79% 14
Midlands +51 113 £52,500 +5.00% 4
East of England -44 113 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Scotland +25 107 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Yorkshire +9 68 £50,000 +2.04% 7
West Midlands +28 58 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +48 55 £50,000 +4.71% 3
Wales -20 13 £47,000 -6.00% 1
North East +13 12 £46,250 +15.63% 2
Northern Ireland -33 3 £43,750 -12.50% 2

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2310 (99.96%) Java
2 1486 (64.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1267 (54.82%) Spring
4 818 (35.40%) Finance
5 760 (32.89%) SQL
6 759 (32.84%) TDD
7 699 (30.25%) JavaScript
8 653 (28.26%) Hibernate
9 495 (21.42%) Web Services
10 465 (20.12%) Banking
11 459 (19.86%) HTML
11 459 (19.86%) Scrum
12 397 (17.18%) RESTful
13 395 (17.09%) Microservices
14 391 (16.92%) REST
15 387 (16.75%) AngularJS
16 380 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
17 376 (16.27%) Software Engineering
18 374 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
19 371 (16.05%) Oracle
20 367 (15.88%) OO
21 366 (15.84%) Maven
22 354 (15.32%) MVC
23 339 (14.67%) NoSQL
24 338 (14.63%) JUnit
25 335 (14.50%) Degree
26 327 (14.15%) J2EE
27 324 (14.02%) CSS
28 323 (13.98%) Linux
29 312 (13.50%) BDD

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
1 274 (11.86%) Tomcat
2 178 (7.70%) JBoss
3 110 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 91 (3.94%) Apache Spark
5 67 (2.90%) WebSphere
6 65 (2.81%) Apache
6 65 (2.81%) WebLogic
7 49 (2.12%) Apache Solr
7 49 (2.12%) Confluence
8 44 (1.90%) Mule
9 36 (1.56%) Jetty
10 31 (1.34%) CMS
11 24 (1.04%) Mule ESB
12 22 (0.95%) CoreMedia CMS
13 18 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (0.74%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
17 12 (0.52%) Drupal
17 12 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle TCA
5 3 (0.13%) Endur
6 2 (0.087%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 380 (16.44%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (2.55%) SaaS
4 43 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
6 35 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (1.30%) GitHub
8 21 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (0.56%) Serverless
10 10 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.39%) PaaS
12 7 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.22%) Google Play
14 5 (0.22%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 3 (0.13%) Bluemix
16 3 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.68%) Internet
2 49 (2.12%) AMQP
3 38 (1.64%) HTTP
4 6 (0.26%) SSL
5 5 (0.22%) VoIP
6 4 (0.17%) Skype
7 3 (0.13%) SMS
7 3 (0.13%) SSH
8 2 (0.087%) Hyperconnected
8 2 (0.087%) IMAP
8 2 (0.087%) Intranet
8 2 (0.087%) SMTP
8 2 (0.087%) SS7
8 2 (0.087%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.043%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.043%) DNS
9 1 (0.043%) HbbTV
9 1 (0.043%) SNMP
9 1 (0.043%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (0.043%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (14.67%) NoSQL
2 213 (9.22%) MySQL
3 190 (8.22%) Relational Database
4 169 (7.31%) Big Data
5 162 (7.01%) MongoDB
6 132 (5.71%) SQL Server
7 126 (5.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 121 (5.24%) Hadoop
9 120 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
10 96 (4.15%) RDBMS
11 78 (3.38%) Redis
12 74 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 65 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
14 52 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
15 46 (1.99%) Oracle Database
16 26 (1.13%) HBase
17 24 (1.04%) DB2
18 22 (0.95%) Blockchain
19 16 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
19 16 (0.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 366 (15.84%) Maven
2 338 (14.63%) JUnit
3 303 (13.11%) Git (software)
4 239 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 139 (6.01%) Subversion
6 134 (5.80%) JIRA
7 124 (5.37%) Selenium
8 98 (4.24%) Mockito
9 87 (3.76%) Gradle
10 77 (3.33%) Cucumber
11 72 (3.12%) Eclipse
12 63 (2.73%) IntelliJ
13 54 (2.34%) Ant
14 52 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
15 37 (1.60%) TeamCity
16 20 (0.87%) Spock
17 19 (0.82%) NetBeans
18 18 (0.78%) Bitbucket
19 17 (0.74%) JBehave
20 16 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 818 (35.40%) Finance
2 465 (20.12%) Banking
3 295 (12.77%) Investment Banking
4 216 (9.35%) Retail Banking
5 141 (6.10%) Marketing
6 114 (4.93%) Telecoms
7 111 (4.80%) Front Office
8 96 (4.15%) Retail
9 86 (3.72%) Manufacturing
10 80 (3.46%) Electronics
11 74 (3.20%) Games
12 73 (3.16%) Publishing
13 70 (3.03%) Financial Institution
14 49 (2.12%) Advertising
15 22 (0.95%) Back Office
16 17 (0.74%) Legal
17 12 (0.52%) Law
18 11 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.43%) Automotive
20 5 (0.22%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1267 (54.82%) Spring
2 653 (28.26%) Hibernate
3 495 (21.42%) Web Services
4 459 (19.86%) HTML
5 397 (17.18%) RESTful
6 391 (16.92%) REST
7 387 (16.75%) AngularJS
8 327 (14.15%) J2EE
9 324 (14.02%) CSS
10 264 (11.42%) XML
11 243 (10.51%) Spring Boot
12 229 (9.91%) Java EE
13 203 (8.78%) Spring MVC
14 202 (8.74%) SOAP
15 192 (8.31%) React
16 176 (7.62%) JSON
17 171 (7.40%) JPA
18 166 (7.18%) JMS
19 163 (7.05%) HTML5
20 154 (6.66%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 253 (10.95%) Greenfield Project
2 214 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 137 (5.93%) Fintech
4 122 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
5 84 (3.63%) Derivative
6 83 (3.59%) Equities
7 75 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
8 66 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (2.38%) User Experience
10 44 (1.90%) Algorithms
11 42 (1.82%) Mobile App
12 38 (1.64%) Data Structures
13 37 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 36 (1.56%) Fixed Income
15 32 (1.38%) Credit Risk
16 29 (1.25%) Life Science
17 26 (1.13%) iPad
18 23 (1.00%) Market Risk
19 18 (0.78%) Clustering
20 12 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 323 (13.98%) Linux
2 212 (9.17%) Unix
3 67 (2.90%) Windows
4 44 (1.90%) Android
5 35 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (0.61%) Solaris
7 13 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 12 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.39%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.087%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.087%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.043%) CentOS
13 1 (0.043%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1486 (64.30%) Agile Software Development
2 759 (32.84%) TDD
3 459 (19.86%) Scrum
4 395 (17.09%) Microservices
5 376 (16.27%) Software Engineering
6 374 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
7 367 (15.88%) OO
8 354 (15.32%) MVC
9 312 (13.50%) BDD
10 284 (12.29%) Unit Testing
11 270 (11.68%) Multithreading
11 270 (11.68%) SDLC
12 243 (10.51%) Mentoring
13 219 (9.48%) Asset Management
14 218 (9.43%) Wealth Management
15 200 (8.65%) E-Commerce
16 191 (8.26%) DevOps
17 169 (7.31%) Test Automation
18 166 (7.18%) Kanban
19 157 (6.79%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2310 (99.96%) Java
2 760 (32.89%) SQL
3 699 (30.25%) JavaScript
4 229 (9.91%) Python
5 187 (8.09%) Scala
6 139 (6.01%) PL/SQL
7 95 (4.11%) C#
8 83 (3.59%) Groovy
9 80 (3.46%) C++
10 78 (3.38%) Shell Script
11 73 (3.16%) PHP
12 66 (2.86%) Bash Shell
13 47 (2.03%) Perl
14 38 (1.64%) Ruby
15 34 (1.47%) C
16 21 (0.91%) Clojure
16 21 (0.91%) T-SQL
17 19 (0.82%) Go
18 16 (0.69%) Objective-C
19 15 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 335 (14.50%) Degree
2 114 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.48%) Master's Degree
6 10 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.39%) PhD
8 6 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.13%) HND
10 2 (0.087%) OCP
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.043%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.043%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.043%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.37%) QA
2 12 (0.52%) SLA
3 6 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.22%) MiFID
5 4 (0.17%) SEPA
6 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.087%) GCP
8 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.043%) EMIR
8 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.043%) PMO
8 1 (0.043%) PSD2
System Software
1 169 (7.31%) Docker
2 27 (1.17%) HDFS
3 8 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.087%) vSphere
5 1 (0.043%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.043%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.043%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 71 (3.07%) Puppet
2 53 (2.29%) Ansible
3 30 (1.30%) Kubernetes
3 30 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.74%) Terraform
5 6 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.22%) Packer
7 4 (0.17%) Kibana
7 4 (0.17%) logstash
7 4 (0.17%) Opsview
8 3 (0.13%) Grafana
8 3 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.043%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.043%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.043%) Rancher
9 1 (0.043%) StatsD
Vendors
1 371 (16.05%) Oracle
2 91 (3.94%) Google
3 84 (3.63%) SAP
4 64 (2.77%) TIBCO
5 45 (1.95%) IBM
5 45 (1.95%) Tableau
6 39 (1.69%) hybris
6 39 (1.69%) Microsoft
6 39 (1.69%) Sybase
7 36 (1.56%) Apple
8 14 (0.61%) Adobe
8 14 (0.61%) Facebook
9 12 (0.52%) Cognizant
9 12 (0.52%) Splunk
10 11 (0.48%) ION Trading
11 10 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.39%) Apigee
12 9 (0.39%) JD Edwards
12 9 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
13 8 (0.35%) BEA