Period
to 23 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer - Java
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 960 1066 1078
Rank change year-on-year +106 +12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 234 198 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.10% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 219 157 158
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £80,000
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 168714 189810 208926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 135862 159661 172073
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Software Engineer over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 August 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 +130 227 £60,000 +4.35% 12
UK excluding London +104 174 £60,000 +20.00% 5
North of England +76 88 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire +78 61 £60,000 +9.09% 1
London +35 60 £70,000 +5.66% 7
South East +50 34 £80,000 +60.00% 2
South West +4 29 £45,000 -5.26%
North West -13 27 £60,000 +9.09% 1
East of England -10 10 £53,000 +6.00% 1
Midlands +42 6 £53,750 +13.16%
West Midlands +23 6 £53,750 +13.16%
Scotland +7 5 £51,250 +12.64%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, Senior Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 234 (100.00%) Java
2 230 (98.29%) Software Engineering
3 120 (51.28%) OO
4 115 (49.15%) SQL
5 101 (43.16%) Degree
6 90 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (37.18%) NoSQL
8 84 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (34.19%) Spring
10 78 (33.33%) Algorithms
11 75 (32.05%) Data Structures
12 72 (30.77%) Test Automation
13 66 (28.21%) Git (software)
14 61 (26.07%) Mercurial
14 61 (26.07%) Subversion
15 58 (24.79%) JavaScript
16 49 (20.94%) Hibernate
16 49 (20.94%) AngularJS
17 45 (19.23%) Scrum
18 43 (18.38%) Java EE
19 42 (17.95%) TDD
20 41 (17.52%) RESTful
21 40 (17.09%) C++
21 40 (17.09%) Mentoring
22 37 (15.81%) C#
23 35 (14.96%) Python
24 34 (14.53%) HTML
24 34 (14.53%) Linux
24 34 (14.53%) Finance
25 29 (12.39%) Scala

Senior Java Software 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 27 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 11 (4.70%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.14%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.28%) Apache
4 3 (1.28%) IIS
5 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.43%) Mule
6 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.85%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.85%) Heroku
6 2 (0.85%) Route 53
7 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) DNS
2 4 (1.71%) HTTP
3 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) PPP
4 1 (0.43%) SMS
4 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (37.18%) NoSQL
2 14 (5.98%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.70%) Big Data
3 11 (4.70%) MySQL
4 10 (4.27%) Hadoop
5 9 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.99%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.28%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.28%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.43%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 66 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 61 (26.07%) Mercurial
2 61 (26.07%) Subversion
3 18 (7.69%) JUnit
3 18 (7.69%) Maven
4 17 (7.26%) Mockito
5 8 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.14%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.71%) JIRA
8 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.28%) Hudson
8 3 (1.28%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.28%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.85%) Gradle
9 2 (0.85%) Moq
9 2 (0.85%) NUnit
9 2 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.85%) Selenium
9 2 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.85%) Spock
General
1 34 (14.53%) Finance
2 14 (5.98%) Banking
3 9 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.42%) Electronics
4 8 (3.42%) Marketing
5 7 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.56%) Publishing
7 5 (2.14%) Retail
8 3 (1.28%) Advertising
8 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.85%) Front Office
10 1 (0.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (34.19%) Spring
2 49 (20.94%) AngularJS
2 49 (20.94%) Hibernate
3 43 (18.38%) Java EE
4 41 (17.52%) RESTful
5 34 (14.53%) HTML
6 28 (11.97%) REST
7 23 (9.83%) Ember.js
8 22 (9.40%) CSS
9 21 (8.97%) J2EE
10 18 (7.69%) JSON
11 17 (7.26%) .NET
12 15 (6.41%) Web Services
13 14 (5.98%) jQuery
14 13 (5.56%) React
15 12 (5.13%) HTML5
15 12 (5.13%) SOAP
15 12 (5.13%) Spring Boot
16 11 (4.70%) XML
17 10 (4.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 78 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 75 (32.05%) Data Structures
3 21 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.41%) Fintech
5 13 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.70%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.85%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.85%) User Experience
10 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.43%) Clustering
11 1 (0.43%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.43%) Life Science
11 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.53%) Linux
2 23 (9.83%) Android
2 23 (9.83%) Windows
3 11 (4.70%) Apple iOS
4 9 (3.85%) Unix
5 4 (1.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (98.29%) Software Engineering
2 120 (51.28%) OO
3 90 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 45 (19.23%) Scrum
7 42 (17.95%) TDD
8 40 (17.09%) Mentoring
9 26 (11.11%) Microservices
10 24 (10.26%) High Availability
11 21 (8.97%) Multithreading
12 20 (8.55%) OOD
13 19 (8.12%) Extreme Programming
13 19 (8.12%) OOP
14 18 (7.69%) Open Source
14 18 (7.69%) Pair Programming
15 17 (7.26%) Unit Testing
16 13 (5.56%) BDD
16 13 (5.56%) MVC
17 12 (5.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 234 (100.00%) Java
2 115 (49.15%) SQL
3 58 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 40 (17.09%) C++
5 37 (15.81%) C#
6 35 (14.96%) Python
7 29 (12.39%) Scala
8 11 (4.70%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.70%) Delphi
9 7 (2.99%) Clojure
10 6 (2.56%) C
10 6 (2.56%) Go
10 6 (2.56%) Ruby
11 4 (1.71%) Erlang
11 4 (1.71%) F#
11 4 (1.71%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.71%) PHP
11 4 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.28%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 101 (43.16%) Degree
2 17 (7.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.42%) QA
2 4 (1.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.71%) SEPA
3 2 (0.85%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.85%) MIL-STD-498
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (9.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.99%) Packer
1 7 (2.99%) Terraform
2 5 (2.14%) Kibana
3 4 (1.71%) Opsview
3 4 (1.71%) Puppet
4 3 (1.28%) Ansible
4 3 (1.28%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (8.12%) VMware
2 10 (4.27%) Google
3 7 (2.99%) SAP
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle
4 5 (2.14%) Terracotta
5 3 (1.28%) Facebook
5 3 (1.28%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.28%) Twitter
6 2 (0.85%) Intel
7 1 (0.43%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.43%) Splunk
7 1 (0.43%) Sun