The median annual salary for a Senior Java Programmer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 922 962
Rank change year-on-year +80 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Programmer 22 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.043% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.045% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 19 41 21
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.00% +19.04%  

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 82581 100487 108682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.36% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68542 84332 88722
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Java Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Java Programmer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Programmer in the UK

Senior Java Programmer
Top 13 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 3 months to 24 April 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 +68 22 £52,500 -4.54% 3
South East +63 6 £80,000 +45.45% 2
South West +27 6 £45,000 -14.28%
Essex -3 6 £51,250 -18.00%
East of England -4 6 £51,250 -18.00% 1
Reading - 6 £80,000 -
Berkshire - 6 £80,000 -
Wiltshire +20 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Swindon - 5 £45,000 -
London +38 4 £85,000 +54.54%
Colchester -18 3 £52,500 -16.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 £90,000 -
Devon - 1 £52,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
2 40 (59.70%) HTML
3 38 (56.72%) Software Engineering
4 37 (55.22%) Degree
5 34 (50.75%) CSS
6 33 (49.25%) Computer Science
6 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (46.27%) Oracle
8 25 (37.31%) SQL
9 22 (32.84%) OO
9 22 (32.84%) Spring
10 21 (31.34%) J2EE
11 19 (28.36%) Linux
11 19 (28.36%) OOP
12 18 (26.87%) Unit Testing
13 17 (25.37%) JBoss
13 17 (25.37%) Relational Database
14 16 (23.88%) E-Commerce
14 16 (23.88%) C++
14 16 (23.88%) Hibernate
14 16 (23.88%) Ajax
14 16 (23.88%) WebSphere
15 15 (22.39%) Swing
16 14 (20.90%) C
16 14 (20.90%) MySQL
16 14 (20.90%) JSP
16 14 (20.90%) TDD
16 14 (20.90%) Java EE
17 13 (19.40%) WebLogic

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 17 (25.37%) JBoss
2 16 (23.88%) WebSphere
3 13 (19.40%) WebLogic
4 12 (17.91%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.97%) Apache
6 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) DNS
2 4 (5.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) Relational Database
2 14 (20.90%) MySQL
3 12 (17.91%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.97%) Big Data
7 3 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Ant
1 11 (16.42%) Maven
2 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.93%) Selenium
3 9 (13.43%) Cucumber
3 9 (13.43%) JUnit
4 8 (11.94%) JMeter
5 7 (10.45%) Gradle
6 6 (8.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (8.96%) JIRA
7 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
7 5 (7.46%) IntelliJ
7 5 (7.46%) Liquibase
7 5 (7.46%) Mockito
7 5 (7.46%) Robot Framework
8 4 (5.97%) Subversion
9 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.49%) GitLab
10 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.97%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Games
5 2 (2.99%) Front Office
5 2 (2.99%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (59.70%) HTML
2 34 (50.75%) CSS
3 22 (32.84%) Spring
4 21 (31.34%) J2EE
5 16 (23.88%) Ajax
5 16 (23.88%) Hibernate
6 15 (22.39%) Swing
7 14 (20.90%) Java EE
7 14 (20.90%) JSP
8 12 (17.91%) JPA
9 9 (13.43%) JSF
9 9 (13.43%) Web Services
10 7 (10.45%) Spring MVC
10 7 (10.45%) XML
11 5 (7.46%) Java SE
11 5 (7.46%) Lambda Expressions
11 5 (7.46%) REST
11 5 (7.46%) Spring Boot
11 5 (7.46%) Spring Security
11 5 (7.46%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 33 (49.25%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.49%) Equities
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.36%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Software Engineering
2 33 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.84%) OO
4 19 (28.36%) OOP
5 18 (26.87%) Unit Testing
6 16 (23.88%) E-Commerce
7 14 (20.90%) TDD
8 12 (17.91%) Multithreading
8 12 (17.91%) MVC
9 11 (16.42%) OOD
10 10 (14.93%) Mathematics
10 10 (14.93%) Multithreaded Programming
11 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.94%) Open Source
11 8 (11.94%) SDLC
12 7 (10.45%) High Availability
13 6 (8.96%) Migration
14 5 (7.46%) AOP
14 5 (7.46%) Scrum
14 5 (7.46%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
3 25 (37.31%) SQL
4 16 (23.88%) C++
5 14 (20.90%) C
6 13 (19.40%) Python
7 10 (14.93%) Assembly Language
8 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
9 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
10 4 (5.97%) Perl
10 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.49%) Go
11 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (55.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Solace
4 2 (2.99%) Sybase
4 2 (2.99%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk
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