Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 676 774 839
Rank change year-on-year +98 +65 +130
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 573 429 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 489 384 421
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 170,110 168,598 202,590
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 139,266 140,109 169,391
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +113 568 £60,000 - 70
UK excluding London +28 300 £57,500 +4.55% 48
London +76 269 £70,000 +3.70% 26
North of England +15 106 £50,000 -16.67% 6
South East +55 97 £62,000 +3.33% 25
North West +17 65 £50,000 -16.67% 5
East of England +8 45 £57,500 +27.78% 2
South West -10 45 £57,500 +19.17% 6
Yorkshire +3 41 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Midlands +9 8 £62,500 +13.64% 5
West Midlands -2 7 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Scotland -39 1 £52,500 +16.67% 2
East Midlands - 1 £67,500 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 573 (100.00%) Java
2 445 (77.66%) Software Engineering
3 329 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (42.76%) Spring
5 183 (31.94%) TDD
6 156 (27.23%) SQL
7 151 (26.35%) JavaScript
8 150 (26.18%) OO
9 147 (25.65%) Finance
10 138 (24.08%) Degree
11 137 (23.91%) Scrum
12 131 (22.86%) HTML
13 127 (22.16%) Mentoring
14 120 (20.94%) NoSQL
14 120 (20.94%) Microservices
15 119 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
16 107 (18.67%) Git (software)
16 107 (18.67%) Test Automation
17 104 (18.15%) J2EE
18 102 (17.80%) Python
19 99 (17.28%) Hibernate
20 98 (17.10%) CSS
21 97 (16.93%) Oracle
21 97 (16.93%) Linux
22 93 (16.23%) Algorithms
23 90 (15.71%) Java EE
24 89 (15.53%) REST
25 88 (15.36%) Amazon AWS
26 85 (14.83%) AngularJS
27 83 (14.49%) Spring Boot

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 51 (8.90%) Tomcat
2 41 (7.16%) Apache Spark
3 34 (5.93%) JBoss
4 25 (4.36%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (4.01%) Apache Solr
6 18 (3.14%) CMS
7 16 (2.79%) Apache
8 9 (1.57%) Apache Pig
9 8 (1.40%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.05%) Confluence
10 6 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.05%) SAS
10 6 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.52%) WildFly
12 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.35%) Ethereum
12 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 88 (15.36%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.79%) SaaS
3 15 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.75%) OpenShift
5 8 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.40%) PaaS
6 7 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (1.22%) GitHub
6 7 (1.22%) Serverless
7 6 (1.05%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (1.05%) IaaS
8 4 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.52%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.17%) Google Play
11 1 (0.17%) npm
11 1 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.75%) HTTP
2 9 (1.57%) Internet
3 7 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.70%) Wireless
5 2 (0.35%) 3G
5 2 (0.35%) DHCP
5 2 (0.35%) DNS
5 2 (0.35%) FTP
5 2 (0.35%) ICMP
5 2 (0.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.35%) LTE
6 1 (0.17%) Skype
6 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (20.94%) NoSQL
2 67 (11.69%) Relational Database
3 47 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (7.85%) SQL Server
5 43 (7.50%) Big Data
6 42 (7.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 42 (7.33%) Hadoop
7 35 (6.11%) MongoDB
8 31 (5.41%) MySQL
9 18 (3.14%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.79%) Redis
11 12 (2.09%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.92%) Neo4j
13 9 (1.57%) Apache Hive
13 9 (1.57%) Blockchain
14 8 (1.40%) OrientDB
15 6 (1.05%) Amazon Athena
15 6 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (1.05%) BigQuery
15 6 (1.05%) GIS
Development Applications
1 107 (18.67%) Git (software)
2 79 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 64 (11.17%) JIRA
4 52 (9.08%) Maven
5 50 (8.73%) Subversion
6 49 (8.55%) JUnit
7 40 (6.98%) Mercurial
8 29 (5.06%) Selenium
9 26 (4.54%) Cucumber
10 17 (2.97%) Mockito
11 14 (2.44%) Gradle
12 13 (2.27%) Eclipse
13 12 (2.09%) WebDriver
14 8 (1.40%) IntelliJ
15 7 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (1.22%) Hudson
15 7 (1.22%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.22%) Vagrant
16 4 (0.70%) Bitbucket
16 4 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 147 (25.65%) Finance
2 38 (6.63%) Retail
3 33 (5.76%) Games
4 20 (3.49%) Banking
5 11 (1.92%) Electronics
6 9 (1.57%) Publishing
7 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.87%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.70%) Front Office
10 3 (0.52%) Advertising
10 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.52%) Military
10 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.17%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (42.76%) Spring
2 131 (22.86%) HTML
3 104 (18.15%) J2EE
4 99 (17.28%) Hibernate
5 98 (17.10%) CSS
6 90 (15.71%) Java EE
7 89 (15.53%) REST
8 85 (14.83%) AngularJS
9 83 (14.49%) Spring Boot
10 73 (12.74%) RESTful
11 69 (12.04%) HTML5
12 62 (10.82%) Web Services
13 53 (9.25%) Node.js
14 49 (8.55%) Spring MVC
15 46 (8.03%) SOAP
16 38 (6.63%) XML
17 37 (6.46%) jQuery
18 30 (5.24%) Ajax
19 28 (4.89%) React
20 26 (4.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (16.23%) Algorithms
2 77 (13.44%) Computer Science
3 60 (10.47%) Data Structures
4 40 (6.98%) Fintech
4 40 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.66%) User Experience
7 19 (3.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (1.75%) Clustering
10 6 (1.05%) IVR
10 6 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.87%) Equities
11 5 (0.87%) PKI
12 4 (0.70%) Acoustics
12 4 (0.70%) Derivative
12 4 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Fixed Income
14 2 (0.35%) IBM Mainframe
14 2 (0.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 97 (16.93%) Linux
2 32 (5.58%) Unix
3 19 (3.32%) Android
4 14 (2.44%) Windows
5 11 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.05%) CentOS
6 6 (1.05%) Debian
6 6 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.05%) Solaris
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (77.66%) Software Engineering
2 329 (57.42%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (31.94%) TDD
4 150 (26.18%) OO
5 137 (23.91%) Scrum
6 127 (22.16%) Mentoring
7 120 (20.94%) Microservices
8 119 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
9 107 (18.67%) Test Automation
10 71 (12.39%) MVC
11 70 (12.22%) BDD
12 67 (11.69%) DevOps
13 62 (10.82%) Unit Testing
14 58 (10.12%) Open Source
15 50 (8.73%) E-Commerce
16 47 (8.20%) SOA
17 41 (7.16%) Kanban
18 38 (6.63%) OOD
19 37 (6.46%) Continuous Delivery
19 37 (6.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 573 (100.00%) Java
2 156 (27.23%) SQL
3 151 (26.35%) JavaScript
4 102 (17.80%) Python
5 60 (10.47%) Scala
6 53 (9.25%) C++
7 38 (6.63%) C
8 35 (6.11%) Groovy
9 22 (3.84%) C#
9 22 (3.84%) Go
9 22 (3.84%) Ruby
10 21 (3.66%) PHP
11 9 (1.57%) XPath
12 6 (1.05%) Kotlin
13 5 (0.87%) Apple Swift
13 5 (0.87%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.70%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.70%) Perl
14 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 138 (24.08%) Degree
2 65 (11.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (3.84%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.87%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (11.69%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) DO-178B
2 4 (0.70%) MIL-STD-498
3 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) GCP
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
4 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 82 (14.31%) Docker
2 8 (1.40%) Apache Flume
3 7 (1.22%) HDFS
4 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.35%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (4.54%) Ansible
2 12 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.92%) Puppet
4 10 (1.75%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.05%) Oozie
6 2 (0.35%) Terraform
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) Packer
7 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.17%) Salt
7 1 (0.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 97 (16.93%) Oracle
2 25 (4.36%) WorldPay
3 24 (4.19%) Google
4 15 (2.62%) Splunk
5 14 (2.44%) AppDynamics
6 11 (1.92%) Microsoft
6 11 (1.92%) Sybase
7 8 (1.40%) Terracotta
8 6 (1.05%) Atlassian
8 6 (1.05%) Pega
8 6 (1.05%) SAP
8 6 (1.05%) TIBCO
9 5 (0.87%) VMware
10 4 (0.70%) HP
10 4 (0.70%) Intel
10 4 (0.70%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.52%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.52%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.35%) IBM