The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Engineer
UK
Rank 658 704 825
Rank change year-on-year +46 +121  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 207 243 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 173 211 125
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  

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 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +92 204 £60,000 +4.34% 20
London +63 72 £65,000 - 8
Yorkshire +56 43 £60,000 +32.59% 3
South West +21 28 £48,250 +1.57% 2
Leeds +34 25 £57,500 +4.54% 3
West Yorkshire +32 25 £57,500 +4.54% 3
South East +40 23 £65,250 +30.50% 2
Sheffield +19 17 £60,000 +36.36%
South Yorkshire +16 17 £60,000 +36.36%
East of England +2 15 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North West -16 15 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Manchester -18 15 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Somerset +1 12 £33,000 -34.00%
City of London +38 11 £65,500 +9.16% 3
West Midlands +25 11 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Chiswick - 10 £52,500 -
Berkshire +34 8 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Essex +13 8 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Warwick +27 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Warwickshire +23 7 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Cambridgeshire +3 7 £45,000 -25.00%
Oxfordshire +2 7 £65,500 +45.55% 1
Oxford - 7 £65,500 - 1
Reading +31 6 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Wiltshire +21 6 £55,000 +22.22%
Cambridge +1 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Swindon +17 5 £55,000 +22.22%
Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Hampshire +24 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Bristol +3 4 £50,000 +33.33%

Senior Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 415 (100.00%) Java
2 273 (65.78%) Software Engineering
3 189 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (35.18%) SQL
5 131 (31.57%) Continuous Integration
6 126 (30.36%) OO
7 122 (29.40%) Spring
8 116 (27.95%) TDD
9 115 (27.71%) NoSQL
10 107 (25.78%) Degree
11 94 (22.65%) Git (software)
12 90 (21.69%) Linux
13 89 (21.45%) JavaScript
14 86 (20.72%) Scrum
15 83 (20.00%) Python
16 80 (19.28%) Web Services
17 78 (18.80%) REST
18 75 (18.07%) Hibernate
19 71 (17.11%) Automated Testing
19 71 (17.11%) HTML
19 71 (17.11%) Algorithms
20 66 (15.90%) RESTful
21 65 (15.66%) Subversion
22 64 (15.42%) Data Structures
23 58 (13.98%) MySQL
24 57 (13.73%) Unit Testing
24 57 (13.73%) Microservices
25 56 (13.49%) Mercurial
25 56 (13.49%) Oracle
26 55 (13.25%) JUnit

Senior Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 47 (11.33%) JBoss
2 41 (9.88%) Tomcat
3 28 (6.75%) Apache Spark
4 25 (6.02%) Confluence
5 20 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (4.34%) Apache
7 14 (3.37%) WebSphere
8 12 (2.89%) Apache Pig
8 12 (2.89%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (2.17%) IIS
10 9 (2.17%) Jetty
11 8 (1.93%) Apache Solr
11 8 (1.93%) nginx
12 7 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
12 7 (1.69%) GlassFish
12 7 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
12 7 (1.69%) WildFly
13 6 (1.45%) Anypoint
13 6 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.43%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.82%) SaaS
3 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.72%) GitHub
6 2 (0.48%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.24%) Force.com
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.37%) Bluetooth
2 13 (3.13%) 802.11
2 13 (3.13%) DNS
2 13 (3.13%) Wireless
3 10 (2.41%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (2.41%) iSCSI
4 9 (2.17%) Internet
5 4 (0.96%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.96%) LDAP
6 3 (0.72%) SMTP
7 2 (0.48%) AMQP
7 2 (0.48%) Firewall
7 2 (0.48%) MQTT
8 1 (0.24%) Network Security
8 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (27.71%) NoSQL
2 58 (13.98%) MySQL
3 48 (11.57%) MongoDB
4 35 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 32 (7.71%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (7.23%) Hadoop
7 29 (6.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (6.99%) HBase
8 23 (5.54%) Big Data
9 20 (4.82%) SQL Server
10 15 (3.61%) RDBMS
11 13 (3.13%) Apache Accumulo
11 13 (3.13%) Apache Hive
12 10 (2.41%) Redis
13 9 (2.17%) Oracle Database
14 8 (1.93%) InterSystems Cache
14 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.69%) Sqoop
16 6 (1.45%) GIS
16 6 (1.45%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 94 (22.65%) Git (software)
2 65 (15.66%) Subversion
3 56 (13.49%) Mercurial
4 55 (13.25%) JUnit
5 51 (12.29%) Jenkins
6 50 (12.05%) Selenium
7 39 (9.40%) Cucumber
7 39 (9.40%) Maven
8 38 (9.16%) JIRA
9 23 (5.54%) Ant
10 21 (5.06%) Hudson
11 19 (4.58%) Eclipse
12 18 (4.34%) JMeter
13 14 (3.37%) Talend Open Studio
13 14 (3.37%) Vagrant
14 13 (3.13%) Hamcrest
14 13 (3.13%) jMock
14 13 (3.13%) SoapUI
15 11 (2.65%) IntelliJ
16 10 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (10.12%) Finance
2 16 (3.86%) Electronics
3 14 (3.37%) Retail
4 12 (2.89%) Banking
5 10 (2.41%) Publishing
6 8 (1.93%) Games
6 8 (1.93%) Marketing
7 7 (1.69%) Billing
7 7 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.45%) Advertising
9 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.48%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (29.40%) Spring
2 80 (19.28%) Web Services
3 78 (18.80%) REST
4 75 (18.07%) Hibernate
5 71 (17.11%) HTML
6 66 (15.90%) RESTful
7 49 (11.81%) CSS
8 46 (11.08%) AngularJS
8 46 (11.08%) J2EE
9 41 (9.88%) Java EE
10 30 (7.23%) JMS
10 30 (7.23%) JPA
10 30 (7.23%) XML
11 27 (6.51%) JSON
12 24 (5.78%) SOAP
13 23 (5.54%) .NET
14 21 (5.06%) Node.js
15 18 (4.34%) Spring Boot
16 17 (4.10%) Ajax
16 17 (4.10%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.11%) Algorithms
2 64 (15.42%) Data Structures
3 38 (9.16%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.75%) Fintech
5 14 (3.37%) IVR
6 12 (2.89%) User Experience
7 10 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.20%) Semantic Web
10 4 (0.96%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.96%) PKI
10 4 (0.96%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.72%) Social Network
12 2 (0.48%) iPad
12 2 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.48%) Replication
12 2 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 90 (21.69%) Linux
2 45 (10.84%) Windows
3 36 (8.67%) Unix
4 23 (5.54%) Android
5 6 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.72%) CentOS
7 3 (0.72%) Debian
7 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (65.78%) Software Engineering
2 189 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (31.57%) Continuous Integration
4 126 (30.36%) OO
5 116 (27.95%) TDD
6 86 (20.72%) Scrum
7 71 (17.11%) Automated Testing
8 57 (13.73%) Microservices
8 57 (13.73%) Unit Testing
9 49 (11.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 49 (11.81%) SOA
10 45 (10.84%) BDD
11 42 (10.12%) Open Source
12 38 (9.16%) DevOps
13 32 (7.71%) SDLC
14 31 (7.47%) OOD
15 24 (5.78%) Mentoring
15 24 (5.78%) MVC
15 24 (5.78%) Test Automation
16 23 (5.54%) UML
Programming Languages
1 415 (100.00%) Java
2 146 (35.18%) SQL
3 89 (21.45%) JavaScript
4 83 (20.00%) Python
5 51 (12.29%) C++
6 27 (6.51%) Scala
7 26 (6.27%) Ruby
8 20 (4.82%) Go
8 20 (4.82%) Perl
9 19 (4.58%) C#
10 18 (4.34%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.86%) C
11 16 (3.86%) PHP
12 14 (3.37%) Groovy
13 13 (3.13%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.72%) Clojure
15 3 (0.72%) Delphi
15 3 (0.72%) SPARQL
16 2 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 107 (25.78%) Degree
2 16 (3.86%) SC Cleared
2 16 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.20%) ISEB
4 4 (0.96%) CEH
4 4 (0.96%) CISA
4 4 (0.96%) CISM
4 4 (0.96%) CISSP
5 2 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.12%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (5.54%) Docker
2 14 (3.37%) HDFS
3 12 (2.89%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.41%) NFS
5 4 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.72%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.61%) Ansible
2 12 (2.89%) Oozie
2 12 (2.89%) Puppet
3 7 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.96%) Kibana
5 3 (0.72%) Grafana
5 3 (0.72%) logstash
5 3 (0.72%) StatsD
6 2 (0.48%) Terraform
7 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.24%) Salt
7 1 (0.24%) yum
Vendors
1 56 (13.49%) Oracle
2 14 (3.37%) Talend
2 14 (3.37%) WSO2
3 13 (3.13%) VMware
4 10 (2.41%) NetApp
4 10 (2.41%) SAP
5 9 (2.17%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.17%) IBM
6 8 (1.93%) Fiorano
6 8 (1.93%) Google
6 8 (1.93%) ILOG
6 8 (1.93%) Splunk
7 7 (1.69%) Altova
7 7 (1.69%) Cloudera
7 7 (1.69%) Hortonworks
7 7 (1.69%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.45%) Adobe
8 6 (1.45%) webMethods
9 5 (1.20%) Microsoft
10 3 (0.72%) New Relic
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