The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 May 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
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 825 876
Rank change year-on-year +60 +51  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 98 114 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 95 86 66
Median salary £60,000 £56,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +18.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +6.38%  

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 81958 94956 104515
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.22% 96.40% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67650 79824 85637
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
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 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

Senior Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +53 96 £60,000 +1.69% 12
Yorkshire - 36 £60,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 19 £60,000 - 2
Leeds - 19 £60,000 - 2
South West +18 15 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Manchester -16 15 £60,000 +4.34% 1
North West -22 15 £60,000 +4.34% 1
South Yorkshire - 15 £60,000 -
Sheffield - 15 £60,000 -
South East +56 14 £75,000 +50.00% 2
London +22 13 £71,250 +9.61% 4
Dorset - 11 £40,000 - 1
Bournemouth - 11 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire +34 9 £80,000 +60.00%
Reading +26 9 £80,000 +60.00%
City of London +21 3 £70,000 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire -2 3 £70,000 - 2
Hampshire +23 2 £90,000 +80.00%
Scotland +8 2 £50,000 +9.89% 2
East of England -4 2 £62,500 +14.67% 1
Cambridgeshire -9 2 £62,500 +5.93% 1
Somerset -10 2 £39,000 -17.89%
Cambridge -16 2 £62,500 +5.93% 1
Oxford - 2 £70,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £52,250 -
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 - 2
Kidlington - 2 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £90,000 -
Abingdon +28 1 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands +17 1 £50,000 +5.26% 1

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Java
2 223 (97.81%) Software Engineering
3 126 (55.26%) OO
4 115 (50.44%) SQL
5 100 (43.86%) Continuous Integration
6 99 (43.42%) Degree
7 98 (42.98%) Test Automation
8 93 (40.79%) Git (software)
9 91 (39.91%) NoSQL
10 90 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
11 81 (35.53%) Algorithms
12 79 (34.65%) Subversion
13 75 (32.89%) Data Structures
14 72 (31.58%) Mercurial
15 70 (30.70%) Spring
16 53 (23.25%) Hibernate
17 52 (22.81%) JavaScript
18 49 (21.49%) Scrum
19 47 (20.61%) TDD
20 42 (18.42%) C++
21 40 (17.54%) REST
22 38 (16.67%) Linux
23 37 (16.23%) Tomcat
23 37 (16.23%) AngularJS
24 36 (15.79%) HTML
25 35 (15.35%) Windows
26 31 (13.60%) RESTful
27 30 (13.16%) Maven
27 30 (13.16%) J2EE
28 29 (12.72%) Python

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 37 (16.23%) Tomcat
2 21 (9.21%) JBoss
3 13 (5.70%) Apache
4 11 (4.82%) Apache Spark
5 10 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (3.07%) Jetty
6 7 (3.07%) nginx
6 7 (3.07%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (3.07%) WebLogic
6 7 (3.07%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.19%) IIS
8 3 (1.32%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.44%) Mule
9 1 (0.44%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.88%) CloudFront
5 2 (0.88%) Route 53
6 1 (0.44%) Force.com
6 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) Heroku
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.82%) Bluetooth
1 11 (4.82%) Wireless
2 10 (4.39%) 802.11
3 9 (3.95%) DNS
4 4 (1.75%) HTTP
5 3 (1.32%) Internet
6 2 (0.88%) Firewall
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
7 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (39.91%) NoSQL
2 27 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.65%) MySQL
4 16 (7.02%) MongoDB
5 15 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.39%) Big Data
6 10 (4.39%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.95%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.95%) SQL Server
8 7 (3.07%) InterSystems Cache
8 7 (3.07%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.63%) Geospatial Data
9 6 (2.63%) GIS
9 6 (2.63%) JasperReports
10 4 (1.75%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.32%) Triplestore
12 2 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.88%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 93 (40.79%) Git (software)
2 79 (34.65%) Subversion
3 72 (31.58%) Mercurial
4 30 (13.16%) Maven
5 27 (11.84%) JUnit
6 26 (11.40%) Jenkins
7 21 (9.21%) Ant
8 15 (6.58%) Hudson
9 14 (6.14%) JIRA
10 12 (5.26%) Eclipse
11 9 (3.95%) Mockito
12 8 (3.51%) Selenium
13 7 (3.07%) Gradle
13 7 (3.07%) IntelliJ
13 7 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (3.07%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (2.63%) ClearQuest
14 6 (2.63%) Cucumber
14 6 (2.63%) FishEye
14 6 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (11.84%) Finance
2 12 (5.26%) Electronics
3 4 (1.75%) Marketing
4 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.88%) Publishing
4 2 (0.88%) Retail
4 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (30.70%) Spring
2 53 (23.25%) Hibernate
3 40 (17.54%) REST
4 37 (16.23%) AngularJS
5 36 (15.79%) HTML
6 31 (13.60%) RESTful
7 30 (13.16%) J2EE
8 26 (11.40%) Web Services
9 25 (10.96%) CSS
10 24 (10.53%) Java EE
11 21 (9.21%) Ember.js
12 20 (8.77%) JMS
12 20 (8.77%) JSON
13 18 (7.89%) JPA
13 18 (7.89%) XML
14 15 (6.58%) Spring Boot
15 14 (6.14%) JSF
15 14 (6.14%) SOAP
16 12 (5.26%) JSP
17 11 (4.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 81 (35.53%) Algorithms
2 75 (32.89%) Data Structures
3 18 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.14%) Fintech
5 13 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (4.82%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.63%) User Experience
9 5 (2.19%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.32%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.32%) Social Network
11 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.67%) Linux
2 35 (15.35%) Windows
3 23 (10.09%) Android
4 11 (4.82%) Unix
5 6 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (97.81%) Software Engineering
2 126 (55.26%) OO
3 100 (43.86%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (42.98%) Test Automation
5 90 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (21.49%) Scrum
7 47 (20.61%) TDD
8 25 (10.96%) Open Source
9 24 (10.53%) Unit Testing
10 23 (10.09%) Mentoring
11 22 (9.65%) Microservices
11 22 (9.65%) Pair Programming
12 21 (9.21%) UML
13 20 (8.77%) Multithreading
13 20 (8.77%) MVC
14 19 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
14 19 (8.33%) OOD
15 15 (6.58%) High Availability
16 14 (6.14%) BDD
16 14 (6.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 228 (100.00%) Java
2 115 (50.44%) SQL
3 52 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 42 (18.42%) C++
5 29 (12.72%) Python
6 26 (11.40%) C#
7 19 (8.33%) C
8 14 (6.14%) Perl
9 11 (4.82%) Delphi
10 10 (4.39%) Groovy
10 10 (4.39%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.95%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.95%) Scala
12 5 (2.19%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (1.32%) SPARQL
14 2 (0.88%) Clojure
14 2 (0.88%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.88%) PHP
15 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 99 (43.42%) Degree
2 16 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 16 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.26%) Docker
2 8 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.88%) HDFS
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.75%) Kibana
1 4 (1.75%) Puppet
2 2 (0.88%) Ansible
2 2 (0.88%) logstash
2 2 (0.88%) Packer
2 2 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (8.33%) Oracle
2 10 (4.39%) Google
3 9 (3.95%) VMware
4 8 (3.51%) Atlassian
5 7 (3.07%) Altova
5 7 (3.07%) Fiorano
5 7 (3.07%) ILOG
5 7 (3.07%) Splunk
5 7 (3.07%) Talend
5 7 (3.07%) WSO2
6 6 (2.63%) Adobe
7 5 (2.19%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.32%) Facebook
8 3 (1.32%) IBM
8 3 (1.32%) Twitter
9 2 (0.88%) F5
10 1 (0.44%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.44%) SAP
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
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Salary: £70-75,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Negotiable
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
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