Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Java Developer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 65 95
Rank change year-on-year -27 +30 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 7 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.72% 2.52% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 2.61% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 7
Watford median annual salary £77,500 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% +25.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £65,500 £48,750 £42,900
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £53,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -

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 937 996 1045
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.42% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 787 859 854
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.50% +0.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017, Senior Java Developer 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 across the Watford region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (57.14%) SOA
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) UML
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
5 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
5 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (42.86%) Java EE
5 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
5 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (28.57%) Subversion
6 2 (28.57%) JUnit

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 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Java EE
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) EJB
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
5 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) SOA
1 4 (57.14%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (42.86%) Defect Management
2 3 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase