Period
to 9 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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

Senior Java Developer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 92 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -31 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 21 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.19% 0.75% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 0.78% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 24
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £77,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.94% +31.91% +17.50%
10th Percentile £41,500 £65,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £95,000 £80,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 934 898 978
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 96.25% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 772 758 837
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,625 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Watford

Senior Java Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Senior Java Developer in Watford

Senior Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Watford over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Java Developer in Watford

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, Senior Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
1 21 (100.00%) MVC
1 21 (100.00%) Spring
2 20 (95.24%) Git (software)
2 20 (95.24%) Tomcat
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 20 (95.24%) J2EE
2 20 (95.24%) Relational Database
3 14 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 14 (66.67%) Oracle
3 14 (66.67%) Web Services
3 14 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 14 (66.67%) IBM
3 14 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 14 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 13 (61.90%) JIRA
4 13 (61.90%) Linux
4 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
4 13 (61.90%) jQuery
4 13 (61.90%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (61.90%) Groovy
4 13 (61.90%) Rational Team Concert
5 8 (38.10%) Spring MVC
6 7 (33.33%) Scrum
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) TDD
6 7 (33.33%) Maven
6 7 (33.33%) BDD
6 7 (33.33%) Spring Boot
7 6 (28.57%) Front End Development

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 20 (95.24%) Tomcat
2 14 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (28.57%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (95.24%) Relational Database
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Git (software)
2 14 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 14 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 13 (61.90%) JIRA
3 13 (61.90%) Rational Team Concert
4 7 (33.33%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.76%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Spring
2 20 (95.24%) J2EE
3 14 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 14 (66.67%) Web Services
4 13 (61.90%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) Spring MVC
6 7 (33.33%) Spring Boot
7 6 (28.57%) DOM
7 6 (28.57%) Java EE
7 6 (28.57%) Java SE
7 6 (28.57%) JAXB
7 6 (28.57%) JDBC
7 6 (28.57%) SAX
7 6 (28.57%) XML
8 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
8 1 (4.76%) Kafka
8 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) BDD
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 6 (28.57%) OO
3 6 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 6 (28.57%) User Stories
3 6 (28.57%) Validation
3 6 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) Groovy
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) IBM
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle