Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Java Engineer
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 688 825 903
Rank change year-on-year +137 +78 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 545 370 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 439 350 346
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69% +7.27%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £83,550 £77,500 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% -

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 169,137 170,894 196,409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.22% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 136,840 139,688 164,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Senior Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Java Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Engineer in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer.

Salary trend for Senior Java Engineer in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Engineer in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 July 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 +129 511 £60,000 - 45
UK excluding London +27 275 £55,000 -8.33% 32
London +152 266 £70,000 +7.69% 17
South East +25 80 £60,250 +0.42% 9
North of England -17 78 £50,000 -16.67% 7
North West +29 46 £52,500 -12.50% 6
East of England +27 35 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South West -1 34 £53,750 +8.59% 6
Yorkshire -23 32 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Scotland -8 25 £40,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands +18 18 £70,000 +24.44% 3
Midlands +17 18 £70,000 +24.44% 4
Northern Ireland - 5 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Senior Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 545 (100.00%) Java
2 378 (69.36%) Software Engineering
3 355 (65.14%) Agile Software Development
4 232 (42.57%) Spring
5 190 (34.86%) TDD
6 167 (30.64%) JavaScript
7 145 (26.61%) Scrum
8 139 (25.50%) SQL
9 138 (25.32%) Java 8
10 133 (24.40%) Continuous Integration
11 132 (24.22%) Finance
12 124 (22.75%) HTML
13 123 (22.57%) Mentoring
13 123 (22.57%) Microservices
14 117 (21.47%) Amazon AWS
15 112 (20.55%) Docker
16 111 (20.37%) AngularJS
17 106 (19.45%) Degree
18 105 (19.27%) Test Automation
19 100 (18.35%) CSS
19 100 (18.35%) Git (software)
20 99 (18.17%) Web Services
21 98 (17.98%) Hibernate
22 96 (17.61%) REST
23 95 (17.43%) BDD
23 95 (17.43%) E-Commerce
24 94 (17.25%) Selenium
25 93 (17.06%) RESTful
25 93 (17.06%) Jenkins
26 92 (16.88%) Oracle

Senior Java Engineer 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 40 (7.34%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (7.16%) Tomcat
3 34 (6.24%) CMS
4 29 (5.32%) Apache
5 28 (5.14%) JBoss
6 27 (4.95%) Apache Spark
7 11 (2.02%) Apache Solr
8 9 (1.65%) Confluence
9 7 (1.28%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.92%) Mule
11 5 (0.92%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.55%) Jetty
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.37%) WildFly
14 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
14 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.18%) nginx
14 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 117 (21.47%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.42%) SaaS
3 34 (6.24%) GitHub
4 33 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (5.14%) PaaS
6 19 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (1.83%) IaaS
9 8 (1.47%) Serverless
10 6 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.10%) G Suite
10 6 (1.10%) Office 365
10 6 (1.10%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (0.92%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.92%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.92%) Slack
12 3 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.65%) Internet
2 7 (1.28%) HTTP
3 5 (0.92%) AMQP
4 2 (0.37%) Firewall
4 2 (0.37%) SNMP
5 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (12.66%) NoSQL
2 68 (12.48%) MySQL
3 62 (11.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 60 (11.01%) Relational Database
5 55 (10.09%) MongoDB
6 51 (9.36%) Big Data
7 35 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (5.69%) SQL Server
9 26 (4.77%) Hadoop
10 22 (4.04%) Redis
11 13 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (2.20%) GIS
12 12 (2.20%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.65%) Hazelcast
14 8 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (1.28%) Blockchain
16 5 (0.92%) Amazon QuickSight
16 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.92%) Pentaho
16 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 100 (18.35%) Git (software)
2 94 (17.25%) Selenium
3 93 (17.06%) Jenkins
4 62 (11.38%) Cucumber
5 60 (11.01%) JUnit
6 48 (8.81%) Maven
7 43 (7.89%) JIRA
8 30 (5.50%) JMeter
9 22 (4.04%) Subversion
10 19 (3.49%) Mocha
11 18 (3.30%) Jasmine
12 16 (2.94%) SpecFlow
12 16 (2.94%) WebDriver
13 15 (2.75%) Mercurial
14 14 (2.57%) SoapUI
15 12 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (2.20%) Eclipse
15 12 (2.20%) Gradle
16 11 (2.02%) TeamCity
17 10 (1.83%) TestNG
General
1 132 (24.22%) Finance
2 35 (6.42%) Retail
3 29 (5.32%) Games
4 20 (3.67%) Banking
5 14 (2.57%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.20%) Electronics
8 11 (2.02%) Publishing
9 6 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.10%) Marketing
10 5 (0.92%) Advertising
10 5 (0.92%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.73%) Automotive
12 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.18%) Front Office
14 1 (0.18%) Legal
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (42.57%) Spring
2 124 (22.75%) HTML
3 111 (20.37%) AngularJS
4 100 (18.35%) CSS
5 99 (18.17%) Web Services
6 98 (17.98%) Hibernate
7 96 (17.61%) REST
8 93 (17.06%) RESTful
9 75 (13.76%) J2EE
10 71 (13.03%) Spring Boot
11 62 (11.38%) SOAP
12 52 (9.54%) Java EE
13 51 (9.36%) Node.js
14 49 (8.99%) .NET
15 47 (8.62%) React
16 44 (8.07%) HTML5
17 42 (7.71%) Spring MVC
18 38 (6.97%) JPA
19 37 (6.79%) RabbitMQ
20 31 (5.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.83%) Computer Science
2 36 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.14%) Data Structures
6 27 (4.95%) Fintech
7 26 (4.77%) Algorithms
8 22 (4.04%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.57%) User Experience
10 13 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (2.20%) Smartphone
12 10 (1.83%) Robotics
13 7 (1.28%) Social Media
14 6 (1.10%) Online Gambling
15 5 (0.92%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
16 4 (0.73%) Blog
16 4 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
16 4 (0.73%) Mobile App
16 4 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 85 (15.60%) Linux
2 22 (4.04%) Windows
3 20 (3.67%) Unix
4 9 (1.65%) CentOS
4 9 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.47%) Android
5 8 (1.47%) Debian
5 8 (1.47%) Solaris
6 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (69.36%) Software Engineering
2 355 (65.14%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (34.86%) TDD
4 145 (26.61%) Scrum
5 133 (24.40%) Continuous Integration
6 123 (22.57%) Mentoring
6 123 (22.57%) Microservices
7 105 (19.27%) Test Automation
8 95 (17.43%) BDD
8 95 (17.43%) E-Commerce
9 89 (16.33%) OO
10 60 (11.01%) DevOps
11 59 (10.83%) MVC
12 44 (8.07%) SOA
13 43 (7.89%) Kanban
14 42 (7.71%) SDLC
15 40 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
16 39 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
17 38 (6.97%) Pair Programming
18 36 (6.61%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 545 (100.00%) Java
2 167 (30.64%) JavaScript
3 139 (25.50%) SQL
4 138 (25.32%) Java 8
5 82 (15.05%) Scala
6 81 (14.86%) Python
7 62 (11.38%) C#
8 48 (8.81%) C++
9 42 (7.71%) PHP
10 32 (5.87%) Ruby
11 23 (4.22%) C
12 18 (3.30%) Kotlin
13 16 (2.94%) XPath
14 11 (2.02%) Groovy
15 9 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.65%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.10%) Go
16 6 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 106 (19.45%) Degree
2 44 (8.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.94%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.83%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.73%) ISEB
7 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.55%) PhD
8 2 (0.37%) OCP
8 2 (0.37%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (13.76%) QA
2 7 (1.28%) GCP
3 6 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.37%) ECSS
System Software
1 112 (20.55%) Docker
2 3 (0.55%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 46 (8.44%) Kubernetes
2 37 (6.79%) Ansible
3 17 (3.12%) Terraform
4 11 (2.02%) Puppet
5 10 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.37%) Rancher
7 1 (0.18%) Consul
7 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.18%) Grafana
7 1 (0.18%) linkerd
7 1 (0.18%) logstash
7 1 (0.18%) Mesos
7 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 92 (16.88%) Oracle
2 39 (7.16%) Google
3 30 (5.50%) WorldPay
4 10 (1.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.83%) Splunk
5 9 (1.65%) Capita
5 9 (1.65%) SAP
6 8 (1.47%) IBM
7 6 (1.10%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.92%) Birst
9 4 (0.73%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.73%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.73%) Sybase
10 3 (0.55%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (0.55%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.55%) Talend
11 2 (0.37%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.37%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.37%) Zend