The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 650 711 819
Rank change year-on-year +61 +108  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 204 243 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 175 210 122
Median salary £60,000 £55,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% -3.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £74,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +17.64%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 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 29 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 +51 201 £60,000 +3.44% 17
London +59 72 £65,000 - 4
Yorkshire +59 43 £60,000 +31.86% 1
South West +32 27 £47,500 - 4
Leeds +34 25 £57,500 -4.16% 1
West Yorkshire +31 25 £57,500 -4.16% 1
South East +46 23 £65,250 +30.50% 3
South Yorkshire +19 17 £60,000 +36.36%
Sheffield +17 17 £60,000 +36.36%
North West +2 15 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester -15 15 £60,000 +20.00% 2
East of England -7 13 £45,000 -25.00% 1
City of London +41 12 £70,000 +16.66% 1
West Midlands +26 11 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Somerset +1 11 £33,000 -30.52% 2
Berkshire +35 9 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Chiswick - 9 £52,500 -
Warwick +33 8 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Warwickshire +26 8 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Reading +27 7 £80,000 +60.00% 1
Essex +16 7 £45,000 -7.69%
Oxfordshire +4 6 £65,500 +45.55% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 6 £45,000 -25.00%
Oxford - 6 £65,500 - 2
Wiltshire +20 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Cambridge -6 5 £45,000 -25.00%
Sussex - 5 £55,000 -
Hampshire +25 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Swindon +13 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Bristol -1 4 £50,000 +33.33%

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

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 411 (100.00%) Java
2 273 (66.42%) Software Engineering
3 184 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
4 148 (36.01%) SQL
5 132 (32.12%) Continuous Integration
6 127 (30.90%) OO
7 122 (29.68%) Spring
8 117 (28.47%) NoSQL
9 112 (27.25%) Degree
9 112 (27.25%) TDD
10 96 (23.36%) Git (software)
11 88 (21.41%) Scrum
11 88 (21.41%) Linux
11 88 (21.41%) JavaScript
12 81 (19.71%) Python
13 77 (18.73%) Web Services
14 76 (18.49%) REST
15 75 (18.25%) Hibernate
16 74 (18.00%) Automated Testing
16 74 (18.00%) Algorithms
17 69 (16.79%) HTML
18 68 (16.55%) Subversion
19 67 (16.30%) Data Structures
20 66 (16.06%) RESTful
21 59 (14.36%) Mercurial
22 58 (14.11%) MySQL
23 57 (13.87%) Unit Testing
24 56 (13.63%) JUnit
24 56 (13.63%) Microservices
25 52 (12.65%) Oracle

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 43 (10.46%) JBoss
2 38 (9.25%) Tomcat
3 29 (7.06%) Apache Spark
4 24 (5.84%) Confluence
5 20 (4.87%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (3.89%) Apache
7 11 (2.68%) Apache Pig
7 11 (2.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (2.68%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.43%) WebLogic
9 8 (1.95%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.95%) GlassFish
9 8 (1.95%) IIS
9 8 (1.95%) Jetty
9 8 (1.95%) WildFly
10 7 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (1.70%) nginx
10 7 (1.70%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.97%) Apache ServiceMix
11 4 (0.97%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) SAP HR
1 3 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (8.76%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (4.87%) SaaS
3 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.73%) GitHub
6 2 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.49%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.24%) Force.com
7 1 (0.24%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.41%) Bluetooth
1 14 (3.41%) DNS
2 13 (3.16%) 802.11
2 13 (3.16%) Wireless
3 10 (2.43%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (2.43%) iSCSI
4 9 (2.19%) Internet
5 3 (0.73%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.73%) LDAP
5 3 (0.73%) SMTP
6 2 (0.49%) Firewall
6 2 (0.49%) HTTP
7 1 (0.24%) AMQP
7 1 (0.24%) MQTT
7 1 (0.24%) Network Security
7 1 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (28.47%) NoSQL
2 58 (14.11%) MySQL
3 46 (11.19%) MongoDB
4 34 (8.27%) Relational Database
5 32 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (7.30%) Hadoop
7 29 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 29 (7.06%) HBase
8 23 (5.60%) Big Data
9 19 (4.62%) SQL Server
10 16 (3.89%) RDBMS
11 13 (3.16%) Apache Accumulo
12 12 (2.92%) Apache Hive
13 9 (2.19%) Redis
14 8 (1.95%) Oracle Database
15 7 (1.70%) InterSystems Cache
15 7 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (1.70%) Sqoop
16 6 (1.46%) GIS
16 6 (1.46%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 96 (23.36%) Git (software)
2 68 (16.55%) Subversion
3 59 (14.36%) Mercurial
4 56 (13.63%) JUnit
5 52 (12.65%) Selenium
6 51 (12.41%) Jenkins
7 41 (9.98%) Cucumber
8 40 (9.73%) Maven
9 37 (9.00%) JIRA
10 24 (5.84%) Ant
11 21 (5.11%) Hudson
12 18 (4.38%) JMeter
13 17 (4.14%) Eclipse
14 14 (3.41%) Vagrant
15 13 (3.16%) Hamcrest
15 13 (3.16%) jMock
15 13 (3.16%) SoapUI
16 11 (2.68%) Talend Open Studio
17 10 (2.43%) JBehave
17 10 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (9.98%) Finance
2 16 (3.89%) Electronics
3 13 (3.16%) Retail
4 10 (2.43%) Banking
4 10 (2.43%) Publishing
5 9 (2.19%) Marketing
6 8 (1.95%) Billing
6 8 (1.95%) Games
7 6 (1.46%) Advertising
7 6 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Military
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (29.68%) Spring
2 77 (18.73%) Web Services
3 76 (18.49%) REST
4 75 (18.25%) Hibernate
5 69 (16.79%) HTML
6 66 (16.06%) RESTful
7 47 (11.44%) CSS
8 45 (10.95%) AngularJS
9 42 (10.22%) J2EE
10 41 (9.98%) Java EE
11 30 (7.30%) XML
12 29 (7.06%) JMS
12 29 (7.06%) JPA
13 26 (6.33%) JSON
14 23 (5.60%) SOAP
15 21 (5.11%) .NET
15 21 (5.11%) Node.js
16 18 (4.38%) Spring Boot
17 17 (4.14%) JSP
18 16 (3.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 74 (18.00%) Algorithms
2 67 (16.30%) Data Structures
3 39 (9.49%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.81%) Fintech
5 14 (3.41%) IVR
6 11 (2.68%) User Experience
7 10 (2.43%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.22%) Semantic Web
10 4 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.97%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.97%) PKI
11 3 (0.73%) Social Network
11 3 (0.73%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.49%) iPad
12 2 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.49%) Replication
12 2 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (21.41%) Linux
2 44 (10.71%) Windows
3 34 (8.27%) Unix
4 24 (5.84%) Android
5 6 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.73%) CentOS
8 3 (0.73%) Debian
9 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (66.42%) Software Engineering
2 184 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (32.12%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (30.90%) OO
5 112 (27.25%) TDD
6 88 (21.41%) Scrum
7 74 (18.00%) Automated Testing
8 57 (13.87%) Unit Testing
9 56 (13.63%) Microservices
10 49 (11.92%) Continuous Delivery
10 49 (11.92%) SOA
11 45 (10.95%) BDD
12 39 (9.49%) Open Source
13 34 (8.27%) DevOps
14 32 (7.79%) SDLC
15 30 (7.30%) OOD
16 25 (6.08%) Test Automation
17 24 (5.84%) Mentoring
17 24 (5.84%) MVC
18 23 (5.60%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 411 (100.00%) Java
2 148 (36.01%) SQL
3 88 (21.41%) JavaScript
4 81 (19.71%) Python
5 50 (12.17%) C++
6 27 (6.57%) Ruby
7 25 (6.08%) Scala
8 20 (4.87%) C#
8 20 (4.87%) Perl
9 19 (4.62%) Go
10 17 (4.14%) Bash Shell
11 16 (3.89%) C
12 15 (3.65%) PHP
13 14 (3.41%) Groovy
14 13 (3.16%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.22%) CoffeeScript
16 4 (0.97%) Delphi
17 3 (0.73%) SPARQL
18 2 (0.49%) Clojure
18 2 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 112 (27.25%) Degree
2 16 (3.89%) SC Cleared
2 16 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.22%) ISEB
4 3 (0.73%) CEH
4 3 (0.73%) CISA
4 3 (0.73%) CISM
4 3 (0.73%) CISSP
5 2 (0.49%) PhD
6 1 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.73%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) MiFID
System Software
1 23 (5.60%) Docker
2 13 (3.16%) HDFS
3 11 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.43%) NFS
5 4 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.49%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (3.89%) Ansible
2 13 (3.16%) Puppet
3 11 (2.68%) Oozie
4 7 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.97%) Kibana
6 3 (0.73%) Grafana
6 3 (0.73%) logstash
6 3 (0.73%) StatsD
7 2 (0.49%) Terraform
8 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (12.65%) Oracle
2 14 (3.41%) VMware
3 11 (2.68%) Talend
3 11 (2.68%) WSO2
4 10 (2.43%) NetApp
5 8 (1.95%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.95%) Google
5 8 (1.95%) SAP
6 7 (1.70%) Altova
6 7 (1.70%) Cloudera
6 7 (1.70%) Fiorano
6 7 (1.70%) Hortonworks
6 7 (1.70%) IBM
6 7 (1.70%) ILOG
6 7 (1.70%) Splunk
7 6 (1.46%) Adobe
8 5 (1.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (0.97%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.97%) webMethods
10 3 (0.73%) New Relic
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Team Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £5k bonus, pension, healthcare and m
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum +Excellent Benefits including Flexible Working Hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cheapside DT
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 8% Pension, bonus, private medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield
Ocado Technology
Salary: competitive salary
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £67000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago