The median annual salary for a Senior Java Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 731 800
Rank change year-on-year -3 +69  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Engineer 153 195 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 141 161 137
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% +11.70%  

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 84312 94795 103505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.20% 96.45% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 69623 79736 84815
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00%  

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +29 151 £60,000 - 24
London +18 42 £65,000 - 12
Yorkshire +36 36 £60,000 -5.88% 2
South East +39 26 £65,500 +27.80% 4
West Yorkshire +22 20 £60,000 -5.88% 2
Leeds +21 20 £60,000 -5.88% 2
South West -3 18 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Manchester -14 16 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West -18 16 £60,000 +33.33% 2
West Midlands +28 14 £50,000 -4.76%
Sheffield - 14 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 14 £60,000 -
Berkshire +39 13 £60,000 +20.00%
Reading +33 13 £60,000 +20.00%
Oxfordshire +4 12 £65,500 +9.16% 1
Warwick +36 11 £50,000 -4.76%
Warwickshire +30 11 £50,000 -4.76%
Oxford +8 11 £65,500 +9.16% 1
Dorset - 11 £40,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 11 £40,000 - 1
City of London +16 6 £61,000 -0.40% 2
Somerset -10 5 £60,000 +26.31%
Bath -14 4 £60,000 +26.31%
East of England -34 4 £56,250 -5.46% 2
Chiswick - 4 £52,500 -
Swindon +8 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Wiltshire +5 3 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Scotland +6 2 £50,000 +9.89% 1
Hampshire +1 2 £90,000 +80.00%
Essex -10 2 £47,500 -20.83% 1

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 384 (100.00%) Java
2 266 (69.27%) Software Engineering
3 181 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (40.63%) SQL
5 147 (38.28%) Continuous Integration
6 135 (35.16%) OO
7 134 (34.90%) Spring
8 132 (34.38%) Test Automation
9 112 (29.17%) NoSQL
10 111 (28.91%) Degree
11 108 (28.13%) Git (software)
12 100 (26.04%) TDD
13 93 (24.22%) Scrum
14 81 (21.09%) Hibernate
14 81 (21.09%) Subversion
15 80 (20.83%) Algorithms
16 79 (20.57%) Linux
17 77 (20.05%) RESTful
18 76 (19.79%) Data Structures
19 74 (19.27%) REST
20 72 (18.75%) Mercurial
20 72 (18.75%) JavaScript
21 66 (17.19%) JUnit
21 66 (17.19%) Web Services
22 60 (15.63%) Unit Testing
23 56 (14.58%) Jenkins
23 56 (14.58%) Python
24 54 (14.06%) MySQL
25 52 (13.54%) J2EE
26 51 (13.28%) HTML

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 44 (11.46%) Tomcat
2 42 (10.94%) JBoss
3 23 (5.99%) Confluence
4 15 (3.91%) Apache
4 15 (3.91%) Apache Spark
4 15 (3.91%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (3.65%) GlassFish
5 14 (3.65%) WildFly
6 9 (2.34%) Apache Solr
7 8 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.08%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.82%) Jetty
8 7 (1.82%) nginx
8 7 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (1.30%) IIS
10 3 (0.78%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.78%) Ethereum
10 3 (0.78%) Hyperledger
11 2 (0.52%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.69%) SaaS
3 5 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.52%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.52%) Route 53
7 1 (0.26%) Force.com
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) Heroku
7 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.39%) DNS
2 11 (2.86%) Bluetooth
2 11 (2.86%) Wireless
3 10 (2.60%) 802.11
4 6 (1.56%) Internet
5 5 (1.30%) HTTP
6 4 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (1.04%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.52%) Firewall
8 1 (0.26%) AMQP
8 1 (0.26%) LDAP
8 1 (0.26%) MQTT
8 1 (0.26%) Network Security
8 1 (0.26%) SSL
8 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (29.17%) NoSQL
2 54 (14.06%) MySQL
3 36 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (8.59%) Relational Database
5 29 (7.55%) MongoDB
6 24 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (4.43%) HBase
8 15 (3.91%) RDBMS
9 14 (3.65%) Hadoop
10 11 (2.86%) Big Data
11 10 (2.60%) SQL Server
12 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.82%) Blockchain
13 7 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
14 6 (1.56%) Geospatial Data
14 6 (1.56%) GIS
14 6 (1.56%) JasperReports
15 5 (1.30%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 108 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 81 (21.09%) Subversion
3 72 (18.75%) Mercurial
4 66 (17.19%) JUnit
5 56 (14.58%) Jenkins
6 48 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 47 (12.24%) Selenium
8 43 (11.20%) Maven
9 36 (9.38%) JIRA
10 29 (7.55%) Hudson
11 22 (5.73%) Ant
12 19 (4.95%) JMeter
13 15 (3.91%) RSpec
13 15 (3.91%) WATIR
14 14 (3.65%) Hamcrest
14 14 (3.65%) JBehave
14 14 (3.65%) jMock
14 14 (3.65%) SoapUI
15 12 (3.13%) Mockito
16 11 (2.86%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (9.11%) Finance
2 15 (3.91%) Publishing
3 14 (3.65%) Billing
4 12 (3.13%) Electronics
5 8 (2.08%) Games
5 8 (2.08%) Retail
6 6 (1.56%) Advertising
6 6 (1.56%) Marketing
7 4 (1.04%) Banking
7 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Military
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (34.90%) Spring
2 81 (21.09%) Hibernate
3 77 (20.05%) RESTful
4 74 (19.27%) REST
5 66 (17.19%) Web Services
6 52 (13.54%) J2EE
7 51 (13.28%) HTML
8 49 (12.76%) AngularJS
9 46 (11.98%) Java EE
10 40 (10.42%) CSS
11 37 (9.64%) JMS
12 31 (8.07%) JSON
13 29 (7.55%) XML
14 27 (7.03%) JPA
15 22 (5.73%) Ember.js
16 21 (5.47%) SOAP
17 20 (5.21%) Spring Boot
18 18 (4.69%) Node.js
19 17 (4.43%) HTML5
20 16 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 80 (20.83%) Algorithms
2 76 (19.79%) Data Structures
3 31 (8.07%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 15 (3.91%) Fintech
6 14 (3.65%) IVR
7 13 (3.39%) User Experience
8 11 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.30%) Semantic Web
12 4 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.78%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.52%) Digital Media
14 2 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.52%) Replication
14 2 (0.52%) Social Network
15 1 (0.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (20.57%) Linux
2 47 (12.24%) Windows
3 40 (10.42%) Unix
4 27 (7.03%) Android
5 7 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.78%) CentOS
8 3 (0.78%) Debian
9 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Solaris
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (69.27%) Software Engineering
2 181 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (38.28%) Continuous Integration
4 135 (35.16%) OO
5 132 (34.38%) Test Automation
6 100 (26.04%) TDD
7 93 (24.22%) Scrum
8 60 (15.63%) Unit Testing
9 51 (13.28%) Microservices
10 48 (12.50%) SOA
11 46 (11.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 37 (9.64%) Open Source
13 35 (9.11%) DevOps
14 33 (8.59%) BDD
15 30 (7.81%) Mentoring
16 29 (7.55%) MVC
17 28 (7.29%) SDLC
18 25 (6.51%) Multithreading
19 24 (6.25%) Pair Programming
20 23 (5.99%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 384 (100.00%) Java
2 156 (40.63%) SQL
3 72 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 56 (14.58%) Python
5 47 (12.24%) C++
6 30 (7.81%) C#
7 21 (5.47%) C
7 21 (5.47%) Scala
8 19 (4.95%) Ruby
9 15 (3.91%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.65%) Perl
11 13 (3.39%) Groovy
12 12 (3.13%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.86%) Delphi
14 8 (2.08%) PHP
15 5 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
15 5 (1.30%) Go
15 5 (1.30%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.04%) Clojure
17 3 (0.78%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 111 (28.91%) Degree
2 17 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.30%) ISEB
5 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Mathematical Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.81%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (6.25%) Docker
2 9 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.04%) NFS
4 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.26%) HDFS
4 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.34%) Puppet
2 8 (2.08%) Ansible
2 8 (2.08%) Kibana
3 5 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.04%) logstash
4 4 (1.04%) Terraform
5 3 (0.78%) Grafana
5 3 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.78%) Oozie
5 3 (0.78%) Packer
6 2 (0.52%) StatsD
7 1 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.26%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 42 (10.94%) Oracle
2 13 (3.39%) VMware
3 12 (3.13%) Google
4 8 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.08%) Splunk
4 8 (2.08%) Talend
4 8 (2.08%) WSO2
5 7 (1.82%) Altova
5 7 (1.82%) Fiorano
5 7 (1.82%) ILOG
6 6 (1.56%) Adobe
7 4 (1.04%) NetApp
8 3 (0.78%) Facebook
8 3 (0.78%) IBM
8 3 (0.78%) Microsoft
8 3 (0.78%) Twitter
9 2 (0.52%) F5
9 2 (0.52%) hybris
9 2 (0.52%) New Relic
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
United Kingdom
Dell
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Volt
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Intelletec
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
myBench Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k + Excellent Bens inc. Pension, Laptop, Life Assurance + more!
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Amazing Benefits (inc Healthcare,
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Uxbridge, London
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £70-75,000 + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
ANDigital
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Worthing, East Sussex
RCDTS
Salary: £49,875-£55,125
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 21 days ago