Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 890 891
Rank change year-on-year +121 +1 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 445 343 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 400 289 343
UK median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +2.61% +15.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,600 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%

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 166841 184148 211679
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133583 154294 175388
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +142 430 £60,000 +1.69% 23
UK excluding London +92 249 £60,000 +20.00% 13
London +85 188 £70,000 - 10
North of England +63 95 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South East +70 79 £63,000 +9.57% 6
Yorkshire +76 59 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South West +2 36 £57,500 +33.72% 1
North West +2 36 £60,000 +26.32% 1
East of England -8 26 £55,000 -6.78% 3
Midlands +47 11 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands +32 11 £57,500 - 1
Scotland -4 4 £51,250 -2.38%
Northern Ireland -25 2 - -
Wales +8 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 445 (100.00%) Java
2 325 (73.03%) Software Engineering
3 224 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (45.62%) Spring
5 156 (35.06%) SQL
6 138 (31.01%) Degree
7 131 (29.44%) OO
8 129 (28.99%) JavaScript
9 127 (28.54%) NoSQL
10 118 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
10 118 (26.52%) TDD
11 107 (24.04%) Hibernate
12 100 (22.47%) Algorithms
13 97 (21.80%) Test Automation
14 94 (21.12%) REST
14 94 (21.12%) Scrum
15 93 (20.90%) Microservices
16 92 (20.67%) HTML
17 86 (19.33%) Finance
18 85 (19.10%) Java EE
18 85 (19.10%) Mentoring
18 85 (19.10%) Git (software)
19 82 (18.43%) Python
20 77 (17.30%) JUnit
21 76 (17.08%) Data Structures
22 74 (16.63%) CSS
23 71 (15.96%) AngularJS
24 68 (15.28%) RESTful
25 64 (14.38%) C++
26 63 (14.16%) Subversion

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 45 (10.11%) Tomcat
2 17 (3.82%) JBoss
3 14 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (2.70%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (1.80%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.35%) Apache
6 6 (1.35%) Confluence
6 6 (1.35%) WildFly
7 5 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.67%) Ethereum
9 3 (0.67%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.67%) IIS
10 2 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.22%) Hyperledger
11 1 (0.22%) Jetty
11 1 (0.22%) Mule
11 1 (0.22%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 52 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (2.70%) SaaS
5 8 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.12%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.67%) PaaS
9 2 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.45%) Heroku
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.22%) Google Play
10 1 (0.22%) IaaS
10 1 (0.22%) Loggly
10 1 (0.22%) Serverless
10 1 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.35%) HTTP
2 5 (1.12%) Internet
2 5 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.12%) Wireless
3 3 (0.67%) DNS
4 2 (0.45%) Intranet
4 2 (0.45%) LDAP
4 2 (0.45%) SMS
5 1 (0.22%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (28.54%) NoSQL
2 32 (7.19%) MySQL
3 30 (6.74%) Relational Database
4 29 (6.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 29 (6.52%) MongoDB
5 26 (5.84%) Hadoop
6 25 (5.62%) Big Data
7 19 (4.27%) Oracle Database
8 18 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (3.15%) SQL Server
10 11 (2.47%) HBase
11 9 (2.02%) Blockchain
11 9 (2.02%) Redis
12 7 (1.57%) Neo4j
13 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (1.12%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.90%) OrientDB
15 3 (0.67%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.45%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 85 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 77 (17.30%) JUnit
3 63 (14.16%) Maven
3 63 (14.16%) Subversion
4 58 (13.03%) Jenkins
5 53 (11.91%) Mercurial
6 38 (8.54%) Cucumber
7 29 (6.52%) Mockito
8 27 (6.07%) Selenium
9 17 (3.82%) JIRA
10 12 (2.70%) Eclipse
10 12 (2.70%) Gradle
10 12 (2.70%) JMeter
10 12 (2.70%) SoapUI
11 10 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (2.02%) JBehave
13 7 (1.57%) Hudson
13 7 (1.57%) jMock
13 7 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.35%) IntelliJ
General
1 86 (19.33%) Finance
2 28 (6.29%) Banking
3 11 (2.47%) Marketing
4 10 (2.25%) Publishing
4 10 (2.25%) Retail
5 9 (2.02%) Electronics
5 9 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.12%) Front Office
9 4 (0.90%) Advertising
10 3 (0.67%) Billing
10 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.45%) Games
11 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Law
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (45.62%) Spring
2 107 (24.04%) Hibernate
3 94 (21.12%) REST
4 92 (20.67%) HTML
5 85 (19.10%) Java EE
6 74 (16.63%) CSS
7 71 (15.96%) AngularJS
8 68 (15.28%) RESTful
9 61 (13.71%) J2EE
10 57 (12.81%) Web Services
11 44 (9.89%) Spring Boot
12 43 (9.66%) HTML5
13 39 (8.76%) jQuery
14 35 (7.87%) SOAP
15 33 (7.42%) XML
16 32 (7.19%) JPA
17 30 (6.74%) Node.js
18 28 (6.29%) React
19 26 (5.84%) JSON
20 25 (5.62%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 100 (22.47%) Algorithms
2 76 (17.08%) Data Structures
3 60 (13.48%) Computer Science
4 38 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
5 37 (8.31%) Fintech
6 21 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.02%) User Experience
10 5 (1.12%) Clustering
10 5 (1.12%) Equities
11 4 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.90%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.67%) Derivative
13 2 (0.45%) Cloud Native
13 2 (0.45%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.48%) Linux
2 46 (10.34%) Unix
3 25 (5.62%) Android
4 24 (5.39%) Windows
5 15 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (73.03%) Software Engineering
2 224 (50.34%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (29.44%) OO
4 118 (26.52%) Continuous Integration
4 118 (26.52%) TDD
5 97 (21.80%) Test Automation
6 94 (21.12%) Scrum
7 93 (20.90%) Microservices
8 85 (19.10%) Mentoring
9 55 (12.36%) MVC
10 44 (9.89%) BDD
11 41 (9.21%) Open Source
12 40 (8.99%) Unit Testing
13 33 (7.42%) DevOps
14 32 (7.19%) Multithreading
15 30 (6.74%) SOA
16 29 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (5.84%) Web Development
18 23 (5.17%) OOD
18 23 (5.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 445 (100.00%) Java
2 156 (35.06%) SQL
3 129 (28.99%) JavaScript
4 82 (18.43%) Python
5 64 (14.38%) C++
6 57 (12.81%) Scala
7 32 (7.19%) Groovy
8 30 (6.74%) C#
9 24 (5.39%) Ruby
10 21 (4.72%) C
11 12 (2.70%) Go
12 9 (2.02%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.02%) PHP
13 8 (1.80%) Clojure
13 8 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.35%) Erlang
14 6 (1.35%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.12%) F#
15 5 (1.12%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (31.01%) Degree
2 50 (11.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.66%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) DO-178B
2 5 (1.12%) MIL-STD-498
3 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.90%) SEPA
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) GCP
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
4 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 48 (10.79%) Docker
2 4 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.90%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (3.37%) Ansible
2 7 (1.57%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.35%) Puppet
4 5 (1.12%) Kibana
4 5 (1.12%) Packer
4 5 (1.12%) Terraform
5 4 (0.90%) Opsview
6 3 (0.67%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.45%) Grafana
7 2 (0.45%) logstash
7 2 (0.45%) Salt
8 1 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
8 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (9.44%) Oracle
2 24 (5.39%) Google
3 17 (3.82%) Splunk
4 14 (3.15%) VMware
5 13 (2.92%) AppDynamics
6 11 (2.47%) Terracotta
7 7 (1.57%) SAP
8 5 (1.12%) Intel
9 4 (0.90%) Sybase
10 3 (0.67%) Microsoft
10 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.45%) Apple
11 2 (0.45%) Facebook
11 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.45%) Sun
11 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.45%) Twitter
12 1 (0.22%) HP
12 1 (0.22%) New Relic
12 1 (0.22%) Xamarin