The median annual salary for a Senior Java Software Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 821 861
Rank change year-on-year +51 +40  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Software Engineer 104 114 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 104 85 78
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,375 £42,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £86,250 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Software Engineer in the UK

Senior Java Software Engineer
Top 9 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 28 June 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 +43 102 £60,000 +4.34% 15
UK excluding London +42 77 £60,000 +20.00% 15
North of England +33 44 £60,000 +4.34% 4
London +15 27 £70,000 +7.69% 3
South East +31 14 £70,000 +40.00% 3
South West -9 13 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Scotland +18 2 £50,000 +9.89% 3
Midlands +14 2 £56,250 +9.75% 1
East of England -20 2 £62,500 +5.93% 2

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Java
2 220 (98.65%) Software Engineering
3 124 (55.61%) OO
4 114 (51.12%) SQL
5 96 (43.05%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (41.26%) Degree
7 91 (40.81%) Test Automation
8 88 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (39.01%) NoSQL
10 84 (37.67%) Git (software)
11 76 (34.08%) Algorithms
12 75 (33.63%) Subversion
13 73 (32.74%) Spring
13 73 (32.74%) Data Structures
14 69 (30.94%) Mercurial
15 58 (26.01%) JavaScript
16 52 (23.32%) Scrum
17 49 (21.97%) Hibernate
18 44 (19.73%) AngularJS
19 41 (18.39%) HTML
19 41 (18.39%) TDD
20 40 (17.94%) RESTful
21 37 (16.59%) C++
21 37 (16.59%) Tomcat
21 37 (16.59%) REST
22 33 (14.80%) Linux
22 33 (14.80%) J2EE
23 31 (13.90%) Windows
24 30 (13.45%) Mentoring
25 29 (13.00%) 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 (16.59%) Tomcat
2 16 (7.17%) JBoss
3 13 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (4.04%) Apache
5 6 (2.69%) Jetty
5 6 (2.69%) nginx
5 6 (2.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (2.69%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.69%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.79%) IIS
7 3 (1.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) Mule
8 1 (0.45%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.90%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.90%) CloudFront
4 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.90%) Heroku
4 2 (0.90%) Route 53
5 1 (0.45%) Force.com
5 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.48%) DNS
2 6 (2.69%) Wireless
3 5 (2.24%) 802.11
3 5 (2.24%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.79%) HTTP
5 2 (0.90%) Firewall
6 1 (0.45%) Internet
6 1 (0.45%) PPP
6 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (39.01%) NoSQL
2 21 (9.42%) Relational Database
3 20 (8.97%) MySQL
4 19 (8.52%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (3.14%) Big Data
7 7 (3.14%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.14%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.69%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.69%) InterSystems Cache
8 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.69%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.79%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.79%) Geospatial Data
9 4 (1.79%) GIS
9 4 (1.79%) JasperReports
10 3 (1.35%) Triplestore
11 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 84 (37.67%) Git (software)
2 75 (33.63%) Subversion
3 69 (30.94%) Mercurial
4 27 (12.11%) Maven
5 24 (10.76%) JUnit
6 21 (9.42%) Jenkins
7 15 (6.73%) Ant
8 12 (5.38%) Hudson
9 10 (4.48%) JIRA
9 10 (4.48%) Mockito
10 9 (4.04%) Eclipse
11 6 (2.69%) Selenium
11 6 (2.69%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (2.69%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (2.24%) Cucumber
12 5 (2.24%) Gradle
12 5 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.24%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.79%) CruiseControl
13 4 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (12.56%) Finance
2 7 (3.14%) Banking
2 7 (3.14%) Electronics
3 5 (2.24%) Publishing
4 3 (1.35%) Advertising
4 3 (1.35%) Retail
5 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (32.74%) Spring
2 49 (21.97%) Hibernate
3 44 (19.73%) AngularJS
4 41 (18.39%) HTML
5 40 (17.94%) RESTful
6 37 (16.59%) REST
7 33 (14.80%) J2EE
8 29 (13.00%) Java EE
9 27 (12.11%) CSS
10 24 (10.76%) Web Services
11 23 (10.31%) Ember.js
12 21 (9.42%) JSON
13 18 (8.07%) JMS
13 18 (8.07%) XML
14 15 (6.73%) HTML5
14 15 (6.73%) JPA
14 15 (6.73%) Spring Boot
15 14 (6.28%) React
16 13 (5.83%) SOAP
17 12 (5.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (34.08%) Algorithms
2 73 (32.74%) Data Structures
3 16 (7.17%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (4.93%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (4.93%) Fintech
6 6 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.24%) Semantic Web
7 5 (2.24%) User Experience
8 4 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.80%) Linux
2 31 (13.90%) Windows
3 23 (10.31%) Android
4 11 (4.93%) Unix
5 6 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (98.65%) Software Engineering
2 124 (55.61%) OO
3 96 (43.05%) Continuous Integration
4 91 (40.81%) Test Automation
5 88 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (23.32%) Scrum
7 41 (18.39%) TDD
8 30 (13.45%) Mentoring
9 25 (11.21%) Microservices
10 23 (10.31%) Pair Programming
11 22 (9.87%) Unit Testing
12 20 (8.97%) Extreme Programming
13 19 (8.52%) Multithreading
13 19 (8.52%) MVC
13 19 (8.52%) Open Source
14 18 (8.07%) OOD
14 18 (8.07%) UML
15 17 (7.62%) High Availability
16 16 (7.17%) OOP
17 15 (6.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 223 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (51.12%) SQL
3 58 (26.01%) JavaScript
4 37 (16.59%) C++
5 29 (13.00%) C#
5 29 (13.00%) Python
6 15 (6.73%) Scala
7 14 (6.28%) C
8 11 (4.93%) Delphi
9 10 (4.48%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.04%) Groovy
11 7 (3.14%) Perl
11 7 (3.14%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.24%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (1.79%) Clojure
14 3 (1.35%) Ruby
14 3 (1.35%) SPARQL
15 2 (0.90%) F#
15 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (41.26%) Degree
2 13 (5.83%) SC Cleared
2 13 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.90%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.45%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (8.97%) Docker
2 5 (2.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) Packer
1 5 (2.24%) Terraform
2 4 (1.79%) Kibana
3 2 (0.90%) Ansible
3 2 (0.90%) logstash
3 2 (0.90%) Puppet
4 1 (0.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (6.73%) Oracle
2 12 (5.38%) VMware
3 9 (4.04%) Google
4 7 (3.14%) Splunk
5 6 (2.69%) Altova
5 6 (2.69%) Fiorano
5 6 (2.69%) ILOG
5 6 (2.69%) Talend
5 6 (2.69%) WSO2
6 5 (2.24%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.79%) Adobe
8 3 (1.35%) Facebook
8 3 (1.35%) Twitter
9 2 (0.90%) F5
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.45%) Clearswift
10 1 (0.45%) SAP
10 1 (0.45%) Sun
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