Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 267 274
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 2365 2433 2525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.28% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.33% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 2167 2319
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,000 £40,625
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £80,000
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 166897 182928 210949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133624 153285 174869
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 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +3 2216 £62,500 +4.17% 103
London +4 1267 £70,000 - 58
UK excluding London +13 1087 £55,000 +10.00% 51
South East +60 369 £57,500 +9.52% 15
North of England -18 233 £52,500 +10.53% 13
South West -7 136 £52,500 +0.96% 7
North West -33 134 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Scotland +30 121 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East of England -48 111 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Midlands +42 100 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire +11 87 £50,000 +4.17% 5
East Midlands +63 52 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Midlands +2 48 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Wales -7 13 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North East +21 12 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Northern Ireland -32 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2364 (99.96%) Java
2 1547 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1326 (56.07%) Spring
4 861 (36.41%) Finance
5 808 (34.16%) TDD
6 807 (34.12%) SQL
7 718 (30.36%) Hibernate
8 678 (28.67%) JavaScript
9 521 (22.03%) Web Services
10 508 (21.48%) Scrum
11 492 (20.80%) Banking
12 454 (19.20%) HTML
13 443 (18.73%) REST
14 422 (17.84%) OO
15 418 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
16 414 (17.51%) Maven
17 400 (16.91%) Oracle
18 397 (16.79%) Microservices
19 392 (16.58%) RESTful
20 375 (15.86%) JUnit
21 366 (15.48%) NoSQL
22 365 (15.43%) MVC
23 360 (15.22%) AngularJS
24 359 (15.18%) Software Engineering
25 358 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
26 354 (14.97%) J2EE
27 353 (14.93%) BDD
28 346 (14.63%) Git (software)
29 333 (14.08%) Degree
30 328 (13.87%) Investment Banking

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
1 296 (12.52%) Tomcat
2 200 (8.46%) JBoss
3 110 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
4 95 (4.02%) Apache Spark
5 83 (3.51%) WebSphere
6 67 (2.83%) WebLogic
7 65 (2.75%) Apache
8 52 (2.20%) Confluence
9 46 (1.95%) Apache Solr
10 44 (1.86%) Mule
11 35 (1.48%) Jetty
12 29 (1.23%) CMS
13 27 (1.14%) Mule ESB
14 23 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 21 (0.89%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.80%) CoreMedia CMS
17 18 (0.76%) WildFly
18 17 (0.72%) Apache TomEE
19 15 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
20 14 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.042%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.21%) Oracle TCA
5 4 (0.17%) Endur
6 2 (0.085%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 358 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (2.92%) SaaS
4 48 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 42 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
6 41 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
7 32 (1.35%) GitHub
8 23 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.59%) PaaS
10 12 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (0.51%) Serverless
11 8 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.30%) IaaS
13 6 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 5 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.21%) Bluemix
14 5 (0.21%) Google Play
14 5 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
15 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 4 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.79%) Internet
2 42 (1.78%) AMQP
3 41 (1.73%) HTTP
4 6 (0.25%) Skype
4 6 (0.25%) SSH
4 6 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.25%) VoIP
5 4 (0.17%) Intranet
5 4 (0.17%) SSL
6 3 (0.13%) SMS
7 2 (0.085%) Hyperconnected
7 2 (0.085%) IMAP
7 2 (0.085%) SMTP
7 2 (0.085%) SS7
8 1 (0.042%) DNS
8 1 (0.042%) HbbTV
8 1 (0.042%) LDAP
8 1 (0.042%) NGN
8 1 (0.042%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.042%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (15.48%) NoSQL
2 219 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 210 (8.88%) MySQL
4 179 (7.57%) MongoDB
5 150 (6.34%) Big Data
6 136 (5.75%) SQL Server
7 128 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 123 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
9 116 (4.90%) Hadoop
10 112 (4.74%) RDBMS
11 86 (3.64%) Redis
12 78 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 68 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
14 58 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
15 49 (2.07%) Oracle Database
16 28 (1.18%) DB2
17 24 (1.01%) HBase
18 19 (0.80%) Neo4j
19 18 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
19 18 (0.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 414 (17.51%) Maven
2 375 (15.86%) JUnit
3 346 (14.63%) Git (software)
4 278 (11.75%) Jenkins
5 139 (5.88%) JIRA
6 134 (5.67%) Selenium
7 127 (5.37%) Subversion
8 115 (4.86%) Mockito
9 104 (4.40%) Gradle
10 92 (3.89%) Cucumber
11 84 (3.55%) Ant
12 73 (3.09%) IntelliJ
13 68 (2.88%) Eclipse
14 57 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
15 32 (1.35%) TeamCity
16 23 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 22 (0.93%) DbUnit
18 21 (0.89%) Bitbucket
18 21 (0.89%) WebDriver
19 19 (0.80%) NetBeans
General
1 861 (36.41%) Finance
2 492 (20.80%) Banking
3 328 (13.87%) Investment Banking
4 238 (10.06%) Retail Banking
5 153 (6.47%) Marketing
6 118 (4.99%) Telecoms
7 111 (4.69%) Front Office
8 93 (3.93%) Retail
9 91 (3.85%) Manufacturing
10 85 (3.59%) Electronics
11 83 (3.51%) Games
12 80 (3.38%) Publishing
13 70 (2.96%) Financial Institution
14 44 (1.86%) Advertising
15 19 (0.80%) Back Office
16 15 (0.63%) Legal
17 13 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.47%) Law
19 7 (0.30%) Automotive
20 6 (0.25%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1326 (56.07%) Spring
2 718 (30.36%) Hibernate
3 521 (22.03%) Web Services
4 454 (19.20%) HTML
5 443 (18.73%) REST
6 392 (16.58%) RESTful
7 360 (15.22%) AngularJS
8 354 (14.97%) J2EE
9 319 (13.49%) CSS
10 313 (13.23%) XML
11 265 (11.21%) Spring Boot
12 249 (10.53%) SOAP
13 235 (9.94%) Java EE
14 212 (8.96%) Spring MVC
15 191 (8.08%) JSON
16 186 (7.86%) JMS
17 183 (7.74%) JPA
18 180 (7.61%) React
19 171 (7.23%) HTML5
20 156 (6.60%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 268 (11.33%) Greenfield Project
2 212 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 133 (5.62%) Fintech
4 117 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
5 92 (3.89%) Derivative
6 82 (3.47%) Equity Derivative
7 76 (3.21%) Equities
8 73 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (2.62%) User Experience
10 49 (2.07%) Algorithms
11 46 (1.95%) Credit Risk
12 45 (1.90%) Data Structures
12 45 (1.90%) iPad
13 39 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 39 (1.65%) Mobile App
14 31 (1.31%) Life Science
14 31 (1.31%) Market Risk
15 28 (1.18%) Fixed Income
16 18 (0.76%) Clustering
17 14 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 306 (12.94%) Linux
2 218 (9.22%) Unix
3 55 (2.33%) Windows
4 44 (1.86%) Android
5 33 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.55%) Solaris
7 11 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.085%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.085%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.042%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1547 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 808 (34.16%) TDD
3 508 (21.48%) Scrum
4 422 (17.84%) OO
5 418 (17.67%) Continuous Integration
6 397 (16.79%) Microservices
7 365 (15.43%) MVC
8 359 (15.18%) Software Engineering
9 353 (14.93%) BDD
10 292 (12.35%) Multithreading
10 292 (12.35%) Unit Testing
11 267 (11.29%) SDLC
12 240 (10.15%) Asset Management
12 240 (10.15%) Wealth Management
13 230 (9.73%) Mentoring
14 203 (8.58%) E-Commerce
15 197 (8.33%) DevOps
16 192 (8.12%) Test Automation
17 177 (7.48%) Kanban
18 164 (6.93%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2364 (99.96%) Java
2 807 (34.12%) SQL
3 678 (28.67%) JavaScript
4 232 (9.81%) Python
5 186 (7.86%) Scala
6 165 (6.98%) PL/SQL
7 89 (3.76%) C#
8 88 (3.72%) Shell Script
9 80 (3.38%) Groovy
10 75 (3.17%) Bash Shell
11 72 (3.04%) C++
12 65 (2.75%) PHP
13 59 (2.49%) Perl
14 37 (1.56%) Ruby
15 26 (1.10%) C
16 23 (0.97%) Go
17 22 (0.93%) Clojure
18 21 (0.89%) T-SQL
19 19 (0.80%) ES6
20 13 (0.55%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 333 (14.08%) Degree
2 107 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 17 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.51%) Master's Degree
6 10 (0.42%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.38%) PhD
8 7 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.21%) HND
9 5 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.13%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.085%) OCP
11 2 (0.085%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.042%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.042%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.23%) QA
2 12 (0.51%) MiFID
3 10 (0.42%) SLA
4 4 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.17%) SEPA
5 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.13%) EMIR
6 2 (0.085%) GCP
7 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.042%) PMO
7 1 (0.042%) PSD2
System Software
1 155 (6.55%) Docker
2 23 (0.97%) HDFS
3 9 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.042%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.042%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.042%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 67 (2.83%) Puppet
2 47 (1.99%) Ansible
3 28 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.97%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.68%) Terraform
6 7 (0.30%) Kibana
6 7 (0.30%) logstash
7 5 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.21%) Packer
8 4 (0.17%) Grafana
8 4 (0.17%) Opsview
8 4 (0.17%) Rancher
9 3 (0.13%) Nagios
10 2 (0.085%) StatsD
11 1 (0.042%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.042%) HockeyApp
11 1 (0.042%) Salt
Vendors
1 400 (16.91%) Oracle
2 90 (3.81%) Google
3 88 (3.72%) SAP
4 74 (3.13%) TIBCO
5 51 (2.16%) Tableau
6 47 (1.99%) IBM
7 42 (1.78%) Apple
7 42 (1.78%) Sybase
8 38 (1.61%) hybris
9 36 (1.52%) Microsoft
10 16 (0.68%) Splunk
11 14 (0.59%) Facebook
12 13 (0.55%) Cognizant
13 11 (0.47%) Adobe
13 11 (0.47%) ION Trading
14 9 (0.38%) Apigee
14 9 (0.38%) JD Edwards
14 9 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
15 8 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.34%) StreamBase