The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 708 749 774
Rank change year-on-year +41 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 164 175 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 154 142 152
Median salary £60,000 £59,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +5.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% +5.00%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Java Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Engineer in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +46 162 £60,000 - 27
London +19 60 £69,000 +6.15% 11
Yorkshire +41 35 £60,000 -4.00% 4
South East +50 29 £60,000 +20.00% 7
West Yorkshire +27 21 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Leeds +17 21 £60,000 -4.00% 3
South West 0 16 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Manchester -14 14 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West -30 14 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire +15 13 £65,500 +9.16% 2
West Midlands +20 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Oxford +13 11 £65,500 +9.16% 1
Sheffield - 10 £60,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 10 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire +38 9 £60,000 -14.28% 3
Reading +30 9 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Bournemouth - 7 £40,000 -
Warwick - 7 £50,000 -
Dorset - 7 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 7 £50,000 -
City of London +27 6 £70,000 -8.19% 1
Somerset -8 6 £52,500 +40.93%
West Sussex +11 5 £52,500 -8.69%
Bath -7 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Worthing - 5 £52,500 -
Chiswick - 5 £52,500 -
Hampshire +9 4 £90,000 +80.00%
Wiltshire +7 4 £60,000 +14.28%
North Yorkshire - 4 £51,000 -
Swindon - 4 £60,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 371 (100.00%) Java
2 261 (70.35%) Software Engineering
3 181 (48.79%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (41.51%) SQL
5 139 (37.47%) Continuous Integration
6 134 (36.12%) Spring
7 126 (33.96%) OO
7 126 (33.96%) Test Automation
8 112 (30.19%) NoSQL
9 104 (28.03%) Git (software)
10 103 (27.76%) Degree
11 99 (26.68%) Scrum
12 86 (23.18%) JavaScript
13 85 (22.91%) TDD
14 82 (22.10%) Subversion
15 81 (21.83%) Hibernate
15 81 (21.83%) RESTful
16 79 (21.29%) Algorithms
17 75 (20.22%) Data Structures
18 70 (18.87%) REST
18 70 (18.87%) Mercurial
18 70 (18.87%) Linux
19 65 (17.52%) JUnit
20 61 (16.44%) Web Services
21 60 (16.17%) Python
21 60 (16.17%) Microservices
22 59 (15.90%) HTML
23 58 (15.63%) Jenkins
24 55 (14.82%) MySQL
25 54 (14.56%) J2EE

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 46 (12.40%) Tomcat
2 37 (9.97%) JBoss
3 24 (6.47%) Confluence
4 19 (5.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (3.77%) GlassFish
6 14 (3.77%) WildFly
7 12 (3.23%) Apache
7 12 (3.23%) Apache Spark
7 12 (3.23%) WebLogic
8 9 (2.43%) Apache Solr
9 7 (1.89%) Jetty
9 7 (1.89%) nginx
9 7 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.89%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.35%) IIS
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.81%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.81%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.58%) SaaS
3 7 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.81%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.54%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.54%) Heroku
6 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.54%) Route 53
7 1 (0.27%) Force.com
7 1 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.70%) DNS
2 7 (1.89%) Wireless
3 6 (1.62%) 802.11
3 6 (1.62%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.62%) HTTP
4 4 (1.08%) Internet
5 2 (0.54%) Firewall
5 2 (0.54%) LDAP
6 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.27%) PPP
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (30.19%) NoSQL
2 55 (14.82%) MySQL
3 33 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (8.63%) MongoDB
5 27 (7.28%) Relational Database
6 25 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (3.77%) HBase
8 13 (3.50%) Big Data
8 13 (3.50%) Hadoop
9 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (2.96%) SQL Server
11 10 (2.70%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.16%) Blockchain
13 7 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
14 6 (1.62%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (1.35%) Redis
16 4 (1.08%) Geospatial Data
16 4 (1.08%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 104 (28.03%) Git (software)
2 82 (22.10%) Subversion
3 70 (18.87%) Mercurial
4 65 (17.52%) JUnit
5 58 (15.63%) Jenkins
6 47 (12.67%) Cucumber
7 45 (12.13%) Maven
7 45 (12.13%) Selenium
8 34 (9.16%) JIRA
9 27 (7.28%) Hudson
10 18 (4.85%) Ant
11 17 (4.58%) JMeter
12 15 (4.04%) WATIR
13 14 (3.77%) JBehave
13 14 (3.77%) Mockito
13 14 (3.77%) RSpec
14 13 (3.50%) Hamcrest
14 13 (3.50%) jMock
14 13 (3.50%) SoapUI
15 12 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (10.78%) Finance
2 14 (3.77%) Billing
3 12 (3.23%) Publishing
4 8 (2.16%) Advertising
4 8 (2.16%) Banking
4 8 (2.16%) Electronics
5 7 (1.89%) Games
6 6 (1.62%) Retail
7 5 (1.35%) Marketing
8 4 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.54%) Front Office
9 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (36.12%) Spring
2 81 (21.83%) Hibernate
2 81 (21.83%) RESTful
3 70 (18.87%) REST
4 61 (16.44%) Web Services
5 59 (15.90%) HTML
6 54 (14.56%) J2EE
7 53 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 48 (12.94%) Java EE
9 44 (11.86%) CSS
10 33 (8.89%) JMS
10 33 (8.89%) XML
11 28 (7.55%) JSON
12 26 (7.01%) JPA
13 24 (6.47%) Ember.js
14 22 (5.93%) HTML5
15 21 (5.66%) React
15 21 (5.66%) SOAP
16 19 (5.12%) Spring Boot
17 18 (4.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 79 (21.29%) Algorithms
2 75 (20.22%) Data Structures
3 28 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.31%) Fintech
6 12 (3.23%) User Experience
7 11 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (2.96%) IVR
8 7 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.35%) Semantic Web
10 3 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.27%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.27%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.27%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 70 (18.87%) Linux
2 46 (12.40%) Windows
3 45 (12.13%) Unix
4 27 (7.28%) Android
5 7 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.81%) CentOS
8 3 (0.81%) Debian
8 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (70.35%) Software Engineering
2 181 (48.79%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (37.47%) Continuous Integration
4 126 (33.96%) OO
4 126 (33.96%) Test Automation
5 99 (26.68%) Scrum
6 85 (22.91%) TDD
7 60 (16.17%) Microservices
8 54 (14.56%) Unit Testing
9 50 (13.48%) SOA
10 42 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
11 41 (11.05%) Mentoring
12 36 (9.70%) DevOps
13 30 (8.09%) MVC
13 30 (8.09%) Open Source
14 29 (7.82%) SDLC
15 26 (7.01%) BDD
15 26 (7.01%) Multithreading
16 25 (6.74%) Pair Programming
17 21 (5.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 371 (100.00%) Java
2 154 (41.51%) SQL
3 86 (23.18%) JavaScript
4 60 (16.17%) Python
5 45 (12.13%) C++
6 34 (9.16%) C#
7 26 (7.01%) Scala
8 24 (6.47%) Ruby
9 21 (5.66%) C
10 13 (3.50%) Groovy
11 11 (2.96%) Bash Shell
11 11 (2.96%) Delphi
12 10 (2.70%) PHP
12 10 (2.70%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.43%) Perl
14 5 (1.35%) Clojure
14 5 (1.35%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (1.35%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.08%) Go
16 3 (0.81%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 103 (27.76%) Degree
2 15 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 12 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.35%) ISEB
6 2 (0.54%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.28%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 27 (7.28%) Docker
2 7 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (3.23%) Ansible
2 9 (2.43%) Kibana
3 7 (1.89%) Puppet
4 5 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.35%) Terraform
5 4 (1.08%) Grafana
5 4 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.08%) logstash
5 4 (1.08%) Packer
6 2 (0.54%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.54%) StatsD
7 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.27%) Oozie
7 1 (0.27%) Opsview
Vendors
1 47 (12.67%) Oracle
2 11 (2.96%) VMware
3 10 (2.70%) Google
3 10 (2.70%) Splunk
4 7 (1.89%) Altova
4 7 (1.89%) Fiorano
4 7 (1.89%) ILOG
4 7 (1.89%) Talend
4 7 (1.89%) WSO2
5 5 (1.35%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.08%) Adobe
7 3 (0.81%) Facebook
7 3 (0.81%) Twitter
8 2 (0.54%) F5
8 2 (0.54%) hybris
8 2 (0.54%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.54%) New Relic
8 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.27%) Clearswift
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Salary: 65,000-90,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £70,000 per annum
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