Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Programmer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

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

Senior Java Programmer
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1154 1207 1267
Rank change year-on-year +53 +60 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Programmer 38 74 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.037% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.038% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 31 69 48
UK median annual salary £72,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% +19.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,500 £43,375
90th Percentile £97,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year -16.00% +21.95% +28.13%

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 171314 195618 214070
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 139663 164331 175586
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Java Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Programmer in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Java Programmer.

Salary trend for Senior Java Programmer in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Programmer over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Programmer in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Java Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 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 +43 37 £68,750 +10.00%
UK excluding London +62 26 £52,500 -16.00%
South East +88 11 £80,000 +23.08%
London +48 11 £85,000 +54.55%
East of England -12 9 £52,500 -16.00%
South West +12 6 £45,000 -14.29%

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, Senior Java Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (42.11%) Java EE
5 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
5 15 (39.47%) OO
6 13 (34.21%) HTML
6 13 (34.21%) OOD
6 13 (34.21%) Degree
7 12 (31.58%) Spring
7 12 (31.58%) Oracle
7 12 (31.58%) Python
8 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
9 10 (26.32%) MVC
9 10 (26.32%) Front Office
9 10 (26.32%) J2EE
9 10 (26.32%) CSS
9 10 (26.32%) Linux
10 9 (23.68%) VMware
10 9 (23.68%) DNS
10 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
10 9 (23.68%) Maven
10 9 (23.68%) High Availability
11 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
11 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
11 8 (21.05%) Ant
12 7 (18.42%) XML
12 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
12 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
12 7 (18.42%) Banking

Senior Java Programmer 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 6 (15.79%) JBoss
2 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
1 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Maven
2 8 (21.05%) Ant
3 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.79%) JUnit
3 6 (15.79%) Selenium
4 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.16%) Gradle
5 4 (10.53%) Subversion
6 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.89%) JIRA
6 3 (7.89%) JMeter
6 3 (7.89%) Mockito
7 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.26%) IntelliJ
7 2 (5.26%) Liquibase
7 2 (5.26%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.63%) Arquillian
8 1 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (26.32%) Front Office
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Back Office
3 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) Java EE
2 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 12 (31.58%) Spring
4 10 (26.32%) CSS
4 10 (26.32%) J2EE
5 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
6 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
6 7 (18.42%) XML
7 5 (13.16%) JPA
7 5 (13.16%) JSP
7 5 (13.16%) Swing
8 4 (10.53%) .NET
9 3 (7.89%) Java SE
9 3 (7.89%) JMS
9 3 (7.89%) Servlets
9 3 (7.89%) Spring Boot
9 3 (7.89%) Spring Security
9 3 (7.89%) Web Services
10 2 (5.26%) Lambda Expressions
10 2 (5.26%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Equities
5 2 (5.26%) Derivative
5 2 (5.26%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) OO
2 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
3 13 (34.21%) OOD
4 10 (26.32%) MVC
5 9 (23.68%) High Availability
6 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.79%) SDLC
7 6 (15.79%) TDD
8 5 (13.16%) OOP
9 4 (10.53%) Resource Management
9 4 (10.53%) Scrum
10 3 (7.89%) Analytics
10 3 (7.89%) E-business
10 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
10 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (5.26%) Coaching
11 2 (5.26%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (55.26%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) Python
4 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.53%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Go
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Oracle
2 9 (23.68%) VMware
3 4 (10.53%) Cognizant
3 4 (10.53%) OpenLink
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) Solace
4 1 (2.63%) Sybase
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO