Period
to 19 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 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
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 907 913
Rank change year-on-year +85 +6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 366 361 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 342 304 300
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,125 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%

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 169664 190277 209696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137041 160037 172615
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Engineer in the UK

Senior Java Engineer
Top 14 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 19 August 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 +95 352 £60,000 - 28
UK excluding London +83 235 £60,000 +20.00% 14
London +18 125 £67,500 - 15
North of England +54 98 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +75 65 £60,000 -4.00% 2
South East +70 63 £63,000 +22.93% 7
South West -4 34 £47,500 +3.26% 2
North West -10 33 £60,000 +33.33%
Midlands +42 20 £56,250 +7.14%
West Midlands +37 20 £56,250 +7.14%
East of England -43 17 £51,500 -12.71% 2
Scotland +6 5 £51,250 +4.59% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Wales +10 1 £55,000 +4.76%

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 366 (100.00%) Java
2 264 (72.13%) Software Engineering
3 175 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (40.71%) SQL
5 143 (39.07%) Spring
6 132 (36.07%) OO
7 120 (32.79%) Degree
8 117 (31.97%) Continuous Integration
9 110 (30.05%) NoSQL
10 104 (28.42%) Test Automation
11 91 (24.86%) Scrum
12 90 (24.59%) TDD
13 88 (24.04%) Algorithms
14 87 (23.77%) Git (software)
15 80 (21.86%) Data Structures
16 78 (21.31%) JavaScript
17 77 (21.04%) Hibernate
18 73 (19.95%) RESTful
19 70 (19.13%) Subversion
20 69 (18.85%) Java EE
21 65 (17.76%) JUnit
21 65 (17.76%) Python
21 65 (17.76%) Microservices
22 63 (17.21%) Mercurial
22 63 (17.21%) Linux
23 60 (16.39%) REST
24 56 (15.30%) Mentoring
24 56 (15.30%) AngularJS
25 52 (14.21%) Jenkins
26 51 (13.93%) C++

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 34 (9.29%) Tomcat
2 20 (5.46%) JBoss
3 17 (4.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (3.83%) WildFly
6 13 (3.55%) Apache Spark
7 12 (3.28%) GlassFish
8 10 (2.73%) Confluence
9 7 (1.91%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.64%) Apache
11 5 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (1.09%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.09%) IIS
13 3 (0.82%) Ethereum
13 3 (0.82%) Hyperledger
14 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.27%) Mule
15 1 (0.27%) Mule ESB
15 1 (0.27%) nginx
15 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.55%) SaaS
4 12 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.55%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.55%) Heroku
8 2 (0.55%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.55%) PaaS
8 2 (0.55%) Route 53
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.46%) DNS
1 9 (2.46%) HTTP
2 2 (0.55%) Internet
2 2 (0.55%) LDAP
2 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.55%) Wireless
3 1 (0.27%) 802.11
3 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.27%) PPP
3 1 (0.27%) SMS
3 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (30.05%) NoSQL
2 37 (10.11%) MySQL
3 26 (7.10%) Apache Cassandra
4 23 (6.28%) Big Data
5 22 (6.01%) Relational Database
6 21 (5.74%) MongoDB
6 21 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (5.19%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.28%) SQL Server
9 11 (3.01%) HBase
10 10 (2.73%) Oracle Database
11 8 (2.19%) Blockchain
12 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.64%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.37%) Redis
14 4 (1.09%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.82%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.82%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 87 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 70 (19.13%) Subversion
3 65 (17.76%) JUnit
4 63 (17.21%) Mercurial
5 52 (14.21%) Jenkins
6 45 (12.30%) Maven
7 41 (11.20%) Cucumber
8 38 (10.38%) Selenium
9 21 (5.74%) Mockito
10 18 (4.92%) JBehave
11 16 (4.37%) Hudson
12 15 (4.10%) JIRA
13 13 (3.55%) JMeter
13 13 (3.55%) SoapUI
13 13 (3.55%) WATIR
14 12 (3.28%) RSpec
15 10 (2.73%) Eclipse
16 9 (2.46%) Gradle
16 9 (2.46%) Hamcrest
16 9 (2.46%) jMock
General
1 47 (12.84%) Finance
2 22 (6.01%) Banking
3 12 (3.28%) Billing
3 12 (3.28%) Publishing
4 11 (3.01%) Marketing
5 10 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.46%) Electronics
6 9 (2.46%) Retail
7 7 (1.91%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.37%) Advertising
9 4 (1.09%) Front Office
10 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.27%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (39.07%) Spring
2 77 (21.04%) Hibernate
3 73 (19.95%) RESTful
4 69 (18.85%) Java EE
5 60 (16.39%) REST
6 56 (15.30%) AngularJS
7 48 (13.11%) HTML
8 43 (11.75%) Web Services
9 40 (10.93%) J2EE
10 35 (9.56%) CSS
11 24 (6.56%) JPA
11 24 (6.56%) JSON
12 23 (6.28%) Ember.js
12 23 (6.28%) JMS
13 21 (5.74%) HTML5
13 21 (5.74%) jQuery
13 21 (5.74%) XML
14 20 (5.46%) Spring Boot
15 18 (4.92%) Kafka
15 18 (4.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.04%) Algorithms
2 80 (21.86%) Data Structures
3 31 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 28 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
5 24 (6.56%) Fintech
6 11 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
7 10 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.19%) User Experience
10 6 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.82%) IVR
11 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.55%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.27%) Clustering
13 1 (0.27%) Credit Derivative
13 1 (0.27%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.21%) Linux
2 36 (9.84%) Unix
3 30 (8.20%) Windows
4 26 (7.10%) Android
5 12 (3.28%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.55%) Solaris
8 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (72.13%) Software Engineering
2 175 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (36.07%) OO
4 117 (31.97%) Continuous Integration
5 104 (28.42%) Test Automation
6 91 (24.86%) Scrum
7 90 (24.59%) TDD
8 65 (17.76%) Microservices
9 56 (15.30%) Mentoring
10 42 (11.48%) Unit Testing
11 38 (10.38%) SOA
12 33 (9.02%) Continuous Delivery
13 28 (7.65%) BDD
13 28 (7.65%) Multithreading
13 28 (7.65%) MVC
14 27 (7.38%) DevOps
15 25 (6.83%) High Availability
16 24 (6.56%) OOP
16 24 (6.56%) SDLC
17 22 (6.01%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 366 (100.00%) Java
2 149 (40.71%) SQL
3 78 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 65 (17.76%) Python
5 51 (13.93%) C++
6 41 (11.20%) C#
6 41 (11.20%) Scala
7 28 (7.65%) Ruby
8 17 (4.64%) C
9 15 (4.10%) Groovy
10 13 (3.55%) Bash Shell
11 11 (3.01%) Delphi
12 8 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.91%) Clojure
13 7 (1.91%) Go
14 6 (1.64%) PHP
15 5 (1.37%) Erlang
15 5 (1.37%) Perl
16 4 (1.09%) F#
16 4 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (32.79%) Degree
2 26 (7.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.56%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.09%) SEPA
3 2 (0.55%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.55%) MIL-STD-498
4 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (8.74%) Docker
2 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (3.28%) Ansible
2 8 (2.19%) Kibana
3 7 (1.91%) Packer
3 7 (1.91%) Terraform
4 5 (1.37%) Puppet
5 4 (1.09%) Opsview
6 3 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.82%) logstash
6 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.55%) Grafana
7 2 (0.55%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (9.84%) Oracle
2 18 (4.92%) VMware
3 16 (4.37%) Google
4 8 (2.19%) Splunk
5 7 (1.91%) SAP
6 5 (1.37%) Terracotta
7 4 (1.09%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.82%) Facebook
8 3 (0.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.82%) Twitter
9 2 (0.55%) Intel
9 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.27%) Altova
10 1 (0.27%) Apple
10 1 (0.27%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.27%) Fiorano
10 1 (0.27%) ILOG
10 1 (0.27%) Sun
10 1 (0.27%) Vertica